Period
to 21 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Microsoft
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 15 14
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 214 332 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 14.30% 14.76% 15.86%
As % of the Vendors category 33.02% 33.54% 35.25%
Number of salaries quoted 191 305 289
Gloucestershire median annual salary £37,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.33% -6.25% +8.11%
10th Percentile £21,250 £19,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £56,050 £52,500
South West median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +7.14%

Microsoft is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Gloucestershire.

All Vendors
Gloucestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 648 990 922
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 43.29% 44.00% 45.00%
Number of salaries quoted 554 820 748
Gloucestershire median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.66% -3.53% +13.33%
10th Percentile £23,000 £25,000 £26,175
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £63,075
South West median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +6.67%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Gloucestershire

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Salary trend for Microsoft in Gloucestershire

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Gloucestershire

Microsoft
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 within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 60 £42,500 +18.06% 6
Cheltenham -9 53 £33,500 -16.25% 7
Stroud +8 18 £23,000 -45.88% 1
Cirencester -14 15 £38,000 -5.00% 1
Tewkesbury +3 2 £30,000 - 2
Cinderford - 2 £26,500 -
Filton +8 1 £20,500 -43.06%
Moreton-in-Marsh - 1 £30,000 -
Microsoft
South West

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 120 (56.07%) Windows
2 90 (42.06%) Windows Server
3 74 (34.58%) Active Directory
4 64 (29.91%) Microsoft Office
5 59 (27.57%) Security Cleared
6 58 (27.10%) DV Cleared
6 58 (27.10%) SQL Server
7 57 (26.64%) VMware
8 54 (25.23%) Analytical Skills
9 53 (24.77%) Degree
10 52 (24.30%) VMware Infrastructure
11 47 (21.96%) Office 365
12 45 (21.03%) SQL
13 44 (20.56%) ITIL
14 42 (19.63%) Microsoft Azure
15 40 (18.69%) Hyper-V
16 39 (18.22%) Service Delivery
17 38 (17.76%) Firewall
18 36 (16.82%) SharePoint
19 35 (16.36%) ITSM
19 35 (16.36%) Service Management
19 35 (16.36%) PowerShell
19 35 (16.36%) Problem Management
19 35 (16.36%) Windows Server 2012
19 35 (16.36%) Proactive Management
20 34 (15.89%) Business Intelligence
20 34 (15.89%) .NET
21 33 (15.42%) Microsoft Certification
22 32 (14.95%) ITIL V3
22 32 (14.95%) Windows 10

Microsoft
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 36 (16.82%) SharePoint
2 21 (9.81%) MS Exchange
3 19 (8.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 16 (7.48%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (4.67%) SharePoint Server
6 7 (3.27%) IIS
7 5 (2.34%) Skype for Business
8 4 (1.87%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.93%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.93%) SAS
9 2 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.47%) Apache
10 1 (0.47%) Apache Qpid
10 1 (0.47%) JBoss
10 1 (0.47%) Moodle
10 1 (0.47%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.47%) WebLogic
Applications
1 64 (29.91%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (8.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (3.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.40%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.47%) GNU Octave
5 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (4.21%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (1.87%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.40%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.93%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 47 (21.96%) Office 365
2 42 (19.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (13.55%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (5.14%) SaaS
5 5 (2.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 4 (1.87%) IaaS
7 3 (1.40%) PaaS
8 2 (0.93%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.47%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.47%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
9 1 (0.47%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 38 (17.76%) Firewall
2 30 (14.02%) DHCP
3 27 (12.62%) DNS
4 21 (9.81%) SAN
5 19 (8.88%) VPN
6 18 (8.41%) Intrusion Detection
7 17 (7.94%) Network Security
8 16 (7.48%) NAS
8 16 (7.48%) TCP/IP
9 12 (5.61%) VLAN
10 11 (5.14%) LAN
10 11 (5.14%) SSL
10 11 (5.14%) WAN
11 10 (4.67%) Fibre Channel
12 9 (4.21%) Remote Desktop
13 6 (2.80%) NetScaler
14 5 (2.34%) HTTP
14 5 (2.34%) IPv4
14 5 (2.34%) IPv6
14 5 (2.34%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (27.10%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (5.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (4.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (3.74%) Power BI
5 8 (3.74%) SQL Server 2014
5 8 (3.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (2.80%) SQL Server 2016
7 5 (2.34%) Big Data
7 5 (2.34%) Hadoop
7 5 (2.34%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.87%) Apache Hive
8 4 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.87%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (1.87%) MySQL
9 3 (1.40%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 3 (1.40%) Cognos Report Studio
9 3 (1.40%) DecisionStream
9 3 (1.40%) Semantic Layer
9 3 (1.40%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 9 (4.21%) JIRA
2 8 (3.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 8 (3.74%) Bitbucket
2 8 (3.74%) Git (software)
2 8 (3.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (2.80%) Oracle APEX
4 5 (2.34%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.87%) CodeSonar
5 4 (1.87%) Cucumber
5 4 (1.87%) git-flow
5 4 (1.87%) Maven
5 4 (1.87%) Robot Framework
5 4 (1.87%) Selenium
5 4 (1.87%) Vagrant
5 4 (1.87%) Zephyr
6 3 (1.40%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.47%) IDA Disassembler
7 1 (0.47%) MorphX
7 1 (0.47%) OllyDbg
7 1 (0.47%) ReSharper
General
1 26 (12.15%) Finance
2 23 (10.75%) Advertising
3 12 (5.61%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.80%) Marketing
5 5 (2.34%) Legal
5 5 (2.34%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.87%) Electronics
7 2 (0.93%) Retail
8 1 (0.47%) Back Office
8 1 (0.47%) Billing
Job Titles
1 47 (21.96%) Analyst
2 35 (16.36%) Developer
3 27 (12.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 22 (10.28%) Desktop Support
4 22 (10.28%) Support Analyst
5 20 (9.35%) Consultant
6 19 (8.88%) Desktop Analyst
7 16 (7.48%) .NET Developer
8 15 (7.01%) Service Analyst
8 15 (7.01%) Support Engineer
9 14 (6.54%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 13 (6.07%) Administrator
11 12 (5.61%) Service Desk Analyst
12 11 (5.14%) Wintel Engineer
13 10 (4.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 9 (4.21%) Cloud Engineer
14 9 (4.21%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
14 9 (4.21%) IT Support
14 9 (4.21%) Software Engineer
14 9 (4.21%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (15.89%) .NET
2 23 (10.75%) Web Services
3 20 (9.35%) ASP.NET
4 13 (6.07%) AngularJS
5 12 (5.61%) .NET Framework
6 11 (5.14%) CSS
6 11 (5.14%) HTML
7 9 (4.21%) REST
7 9 (4.21%) SOAP
7 9 (4.21%) XML
8 6 (2.80%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (2.34%) Entity Framework
10 4 (1.87%) Django
10 4 (1.87%) Gherkin
10 4 (1.87%) HTML5
10 4 (1.87%) Java EE
10 4 (1.87%) jQuery
10 4 (1.87%) Node.js
10 4 (1.87%) RabbitMQ
10 4 (1.87%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 54 (25.23%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (7.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 9 (4.21%) Hybrid Cloud
3 9 (4.21%) Replication
3 9 (4.21%) Smartphone
4 8 (3.74%) Handset
5 6 (2.80%) Data Centre
6 5 (2.34%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.87%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (1.40%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.40%) Cybercrime
8 3 (1.40%) Fintech
8 3 (1.40%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.40%) iPhone
8 3 (1.40%) Mobile Computing
8 3 (1.40%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.93%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.93%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.93%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.93%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 120 (56.07%) Windows
2 90 (42.06%) Windows Server
3 35 (16.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 32 (14.95%) Windows 10
5 29 (13.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (12.15%) Windows 7
7 21 (9.81%) Windows 8
8 18 (8.41%) Linux
8 18 (8.41%) Mac OS X
9 7 (3.27%) Windows XP
10 5 (2.34%) Android
11 4 (1.87%) Apple iOS
12 3 (1.40%) CentOS
12 3 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (1.40%) Solaris
12 3 (1.40%) Unix
13 2 (0.93%) VMS
14 1 (0.47%) HPUX
14 1 (0.47%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (20.56%) ITIL
2 39 (18.22%) Service Delivery
3 35 (16.36%) ITSM
3 35 (16.36%) Proactive Management
3 35 (16.36%) Problem Management
3 35 (16.36%) Service Management
4 34 (15.89%) Business Intelligence
5 32 (14.95%) ITIL V3
6 27 (12.62%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (7.48%) Mentoring
8 14 (6.54%) Change Management
8 14 (6.54%) MVC
8 14 (6.54%) Network Virtualisation
9 13 (6.07%) Scrum
10 11 (5.14%) Business Development
10 11 (5.14%) Disaster Recovery
11 10 (4.67%) Data Protection
11 10 (4.67%) Project Management
11 10 (4.67%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (4.21%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 45 (21.03%) SQL
2 35 (16.36%) PowerShell
3 27 (12.62%) C#
4 18 (8.41%) JavaScript
5 17 (7.94%) C
6 10 (4.67%) Java
7 8 (3.74%) T-SQL
8 7 (3.27%) PL/SQL
8 7 (3.27%) Python
9 6 (2.80%) C++
10 4 (1.87%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.87%) Objective-C
10 4 (1.87%) PHP
10 4 (1.87%) Ruby
10 4 (1.87%) XPath
11 1 (0.47%) Perl
11 1 (0.47%) VB
11 1 (0.47%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.47%) VBScript
11 1 (0.47%) X++
Qualifications
1 59 (27.57%) Security Cleared
2 58 (27.10%) DV Cleared
3 53 (24.77%) Degree
4 33 (15.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (8.41%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (7.01%) CCNA
6 15 (7.01%) MCSE
7 9 (4.21%) CIMA
8 6 (2.80%) CIPD
8 6 (2.80%) MBA
8 6 (2.80%) Network+ Certification
9 5 (2.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (1.87%) ISEB
10 4 (1.87%) ISTQB
10 4 (1.87%) MCSA
11 3 (1.40%) A+ Certification
11 3 (1.40%) ACCA
11 3 (1.40%) CISSP
11 3 (1.40%) MCP
11 3 (1.40%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.54%) SLA
2 6 (2.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.34%) PMO
4 3 (1.40%) QA
5 1 (0.47%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 74 (34.58%) Active Directory
2 52 (24.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (18.69%) Hyper-V
4 21 (9.81%) Virtual Desktop
5 11 (5.14%) Virtual Machines
5 11 (5.14%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (4.67%) vSphere
7 9 (4.21%) BitLocker
7 9 (4.21%) Docker
7 9 (4.21%) Firmware
8 4 (1.87%) XenApp
8 4 (1.87%) XenDesktop
9 3 (1.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (1.40%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.47%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.47%) Snort
10 1 (0.47%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 30 (14.02%) SCCM
2 12 (5.61%) SCOM
3 11 (5.14%) SCDPM
3 11 (5.14%) SCVMM
4 10 (4.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 10 (4.67%) vCenter Server
5 8 (3.74%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 5 (2.34%) HAProxy
6 5 (2.34%) Puppet
7 4 (1.87%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (1.87%) Salt
7 4 (1.87%) WSUS
8 2 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.93%) OpenView
8 2 (0.93%) SCOrch
8 2 (0.93%) SCSM
9 1 (0.47%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.47%) Control-M
9 1 (0.47%) Nagios
9 1 (0.47%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 57 (26.64%) VMware
2 27 (12.62%) Citrix
3 23 (10.75%) Cisco
4 18 (8.41%) McAfee
5 15 (7.01%) Apple
5 15 (7.01%) HP
6 14 (6.54%) Dell
7 12 (5.61%) Oracle
8 10 (4.67%) Veeam
9 8 (3.74%) Aruba
10 6 (2.80%) Sophos
10 6 (2.80%) Symantec
11 5 (2.34%) Avaya
11 5 (2.34%) SAP
12 4 (1.87%) 3PAR
12 4 (1.87%) Adobe
12 4 (1.87%) Cognos
12 4 (1.87%) IBM
13 3 (1.40%) EqualLogic
13 3 (1.40%) SonicWALL