Period
to 20 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 20 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 91 76
Rank change year-on-year +4 -15 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 35 49 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 2.23% 3.28% 4.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.86% 9.61% 8.82%
Number of salaries quoted 31 41 69
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £32,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.46% -31.58% +9.83%
10th Percentile £33,000 £21,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £52,500 £67,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year +21.43% -5.41% -1.33%

Microsoft Certification is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Gloucestershire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 597 510 1,054
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 38.12% 34.18% 47.07%
Number of salaries quoted 433 392 816
Gloucestershire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £30,586 £24,275 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,625 £65,000
South West median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

Job postings citing Microsoft Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Gloucestershire

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Gloucestershire.

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in Gloucestershire

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 20 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Gloucestershire

Microsoft Certification
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester +3 2 £34,000 +47.83% 3
Cheltenham -2 2 £50,000 +45.99% 2
Microsoft Certification
South West

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 31 (88.57%) MCSE
2 29 (82.86%) Cisco Certification
3 28 (80.00%) CCNA
4 27 (77.14%) Linux
4 27 (77.14%) C
5 25 (71.43%) Windows
5 25 (71.43%) SSCP
5 25 (71.43%) Network+ Certification
5 25 (71.43%) Linux+ Certification
5 25 (71.43%) GIAC
5 25 (71.43%) CISSP
5 25 (71.43%) DV Cleared
5 25 (71.43%) Security Cleared
5 25 (71.43%) SANS
5 25 (71.43%) CompTIA Security+
5 25 (71.43%) Systems Engineering
6 23 (65.71%) Cybersecurity
6 23 (65.71%) Software Engineering
7 22 (62.86%) Microsoft
7 22 (62.86%) Bash Shell
7 22 (62.86%) Puppet
7 22 (62.86%) User Stories
8 21 (60.00%) Firewall
9 20 (57.14%) JIRA
9 20 (57.14%) TCP/IP
10 18 (51.43%) Python
10 18 (51.43%) Test Automation
11 17 (48.57%) C#
12 16 (45.71%) C++
12 16 (45.71%) Java

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (37.14%) Apache Pig
2 1 (2.86%) Apache
2 1 (2.86%) IIS
2 1 (2.86%) Moodle
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.86%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (60.00%) Firewall
2 20 (57.14%) TCP/IP
3 13 (37.14%) HTTP
3 13 (37.14%) SSL
4 7 (20.00%) FCoE
4 7 (20.00%) SNMP
5 1 (2.86%) LAN
5 1 (2.86%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (2.86%) SAN
5 1 (2.86%) VoIP
5 1 (2.86%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (42.86%) Big Data
2 14 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 13 (37.14%) Apache Hive
3 13 (37.14%) Hadoop
3 13 (37.14%) MySQL
4 1 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.86%) FileMaker
4 1 (2.86%) PerformancePoint
4 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (57.14%) JIRA
2 13 (37.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 13 (37.14%) Bitbucket
2 13 (37.14%) CodeSonar
2 13 (37.14%) Git (software)
2 13 (37.14%) git-flow
2 13 (37.14%) Robot Framework
2 13 (37.14%) Selenium
3 7 (20.00%) Redmine
General
1 10 (28.57%) Games
2 2 (5.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) Software Engineer
2 12 (34.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (31.43%) C# Software Engineer
3 11 (31.43%) C++ Software Engineer
3 11 (31.43%) Java Engineer
3 11 (31.43%) Java Software Engineer
4 9 (25.71%) Platform Engineer
5 7 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
5 7 (20.00%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
5 7 (20.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) Consultant
7 3 (8.57%) Software Consultant
7 3 (8.57%) Software Test Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Test Consultant
7 3 (8.57%) Test Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Cloud Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Design Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (45.71%) Java EE
1 16 (45.71%) STL
2 14 (40.00%) .NET
2 14 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 13 (37.14%) .NET Framework
3 13 (37.14%) Django
3 13 (37.14%) LAMP
3 13 (37.14%) Node.js
3 13 (37.14%) RabbitMQ
3 13 (37.14%) REST
3 13 (37.14%) SOAP
3 13 (37.14%) Spring MVC
4 1 (2.86%) CSS
4 1 (2.86%) HTML
4 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.86%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 27 (77.14%) Linux
2 25 (71.43%) Windows
3 13 (37.14%) Android
3 13 (37.14%) Apple iOS
3 13 (37.14%) Mac OS X
4 3 (8.57%) Unix
5 2 (5.71%) CentOS
5 2 (5.71%) Fedora
5 2 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (5.71%) Ubuntu
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.86%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (71.43%) Systems Engineering
2 23 (65.71%) Cybersecurity
2 23 (65.71%) Software Engineering
3 22 (62.86%) User Stories
4 18 (51.43%) Test Automation
5 16 (45.71%) Ethical Hacking
5 16 (45.71%) Multithreading
5 16 (45.71%) Penetration Testing
5 16 (45.71%) Reverse Engineering
6 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 13 (37.14%) API Design
7 13 (37.14%) Kanban
7 13 (37.14%) Scrum
8 10 (28.57%) Coaching
8 10 (28.57%) Mentoring
9 9 (25.71%) High Availability
10 4 (11.43%) ERP
10 4 (11.43%) ITIL
11 3 (8.57%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (77.14%) C
2 22 (62.86%) Bash Shell
3 18 (51.43%) Python
4 17 (48.57%) C#
5 16 (45.71%) C++
5 16 (45.71%) Java
5 16 (45.71%) Objective-C
5 16 (45.71%) PowerShell
6 14 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 14 (40.00%) PHP
7 7 (20.00%) Korn
8 4 (11.43%) VB
9 3 (8.57%) Perl
10 1 (2.86%) SQL
10 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 31 (88.57%) MCSE
2 29 (82.86%) Cisco Certification
3 28 (80.00%) CCNA
4 25 (71.43%) CISSP
4 25 (71.43%) CompTIA Security+
4 25 (71.43%) DV Cleared
4 25 (71.43%) GIAC
4 25 (71.43%) Linux+ Certification
4 25 (71.43%) Network+ Certification
4 25 (71.43%) SANS
4 25 (71.43%) Security Cleared
4 25 (71.43%) SSCP
5 3 (8.57%) MCSA
6 2 (5.71%) HP ASE
6 2 (5.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (5.71%) VTSP
7 1 (2.86%) ACCA
7 1 (2.86%) CIMA
7 1 (2.86%) HNC
7 1 (2.86%) MCP
System Software
1 15 (42.86%) Docker
2 13 (37.14%) vSphere
3 9 (25.71%) NFS
3 9 (25.71%) Samba
3 9 (25.71%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (20.00%) VMware NSX
5 3 (8.57%) Active Directory
5 3 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (5.71%) VirtualBox
6 2 (5.71%) Xen
7 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 22 (62.86%) Puppet
2 13 (37.14%) Salt
3 9 (25.71%) Ansible
3 9 (25.71%) Nagios
3 9 (25.71%) vCenter Server
4 2 (5.71%) Docker Swarm
4 2 (5.71%) Kubernetes
4 2 (5.71%) OpenNMS
4 2 (5.71%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 22 (62.86%) Microsoft
2 12 (34.29%) VMware
3 9 (25.71%) EMC
3 9 (25.71%) NetApp
3 9 (25.71%) SolarWinds
4 5 (14.29%) Cisco
5 2 (5.71%) Citrix
5 2 (5.71%) Cloudera
5 2 (5.71%) Dell
5 2 (5.71%) Hortonworks
5 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.71%) Zerto
6 1 (2.86%) SAP