Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 12 11 15
Rank change year-on-year -1 +4 +6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 194 211 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 13.41% 14.94% 14.32%
As % of the Vendors category 38.96% 34.53% 31.35%
Number of salaries quoted 136 191 291
Gloucestershire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,125 £21,500 £20,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £56,250
South West median annual salary £40,000 £38,273 £36,000
% change year-on-year +4.51% +6.31% -4.00%

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 498 611 1,027
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 34.42% 43.27% 45.69%
Number of salaries quoted 369 524 867
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% -3.53%
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 17 January 2019.

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 17 January 2019. 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
Cheltenham +13 66 £42,500 +18.06% 19
Gloucester -11 40 £32,905 -24.79% 12
Cirencester +23 28 £42,500 +11.84% 1
Filton +2 9 £34,500 +68.29%
Tewkesbury +2 3 £30,000 - 3
Stroud -1 2 £37,500 +63.04% 1
Mitcheldean - 2 £34,000 -
Fairford - 2 £35,000 - 2
Chipping Campden - 1 £35,000 -
Microsoft
South West

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, IT jobs citing Microsoft 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.

1 95 (48.97%) Windows
2 50 (25.77%) Security Cleared
3 46 (23.71%) SQL Server
4 41 (21.13%) Linux
4 41 (21.13%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (20.62%) ITIL
6 39 (20.10%) .NET
6 39 (20.10%) DV Cleared
7 36 (18.56%) C#
8 35 (18.04%) Microsoft Office
8 35 (18.04%) Problem-Solving
9 33 (17.01%) Active Directory
9 33 (17.01%) Office 365
10 32 (16.49%) PowerShell
10 32 (16.49%) Finance
11 31 (15.98%) Software Engineering
11 31 (15.98%) C
11 31 (15.98%) Windows Server
12 29 (14.95%) Python
13 27 (13.92%) JavaScript
14 25 (12.89%) Java
14 25 (12.89%) Test Automation
14 25 (12.89%) Microsoft Azure
15 24 (12.37%) Big Data
15 24 (12.37%) Cybersecurity
15 24 (12.37%) SQL
16 22 (11.34%) Firewall
16 22 (11.34%) Docker
16 22 (11.34%) Puppet
16 22 (11.34%) .NET Framework

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 16 (8.25%) MS Exchange
2 12 (6.19%) SharePoint
3 10 (5.15%) Apache Pig
4 4 (2.06%) IIS
5 3 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.03%) Confluence
6 2 (1.03%) MS Project Server
6 2 (1.03%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.03%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.03%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.52%) Apache
7 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.52%) Moodle
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle 10gAS
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 35 (18.04%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (5.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (3.61%) MS Visio
4 6 (3.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (1.55%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (3.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.06%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 33 (17.01%) Office 365
2 25 (12.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (4.12%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (2.58%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (2.58%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (1.03%) SaaS
6 1 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.52%) G Suite
6 1 (0.52%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 22 (11.34%) Firewall
2 20 (10.31%) TCP/IP
3 10 (5.15%) DNS
3 10 (5.15%) HTTP
3 10 (5.15%) SSL
4 8 (4.12%) DHCP
4 8 (4.12%) Wireless
5 5 (2.58%) AMQP
5 5 (2.58%) LAN
5 5 (2.58%) Network Security
5 5 (2.58%) VoIP
5 5 (2.58%) WAN
6 4 (2.06%) ADSL
6 4 (2.06%) VLAN
6 4 (2.06%) VPN
7 3 (1.55%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (1.03%) Cisco Wireless
8 2 (1.03%) SAN
8 2 (1.03%) Skype
9 1 (0.52%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (23.71%) SQL Server
2 24 (12.37%) Big Data
3 14 (7.22%) MySQL
3 14 (7.22%) Relational Database
4 13 (6.70%) Hadoop
5 10 (5.15%) Apache Hive
6 8 (4.12%) RDBMS
7 4 (2.06%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.03%) Data Mining
9 2 (1.03%) GIS
9 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.52%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.52%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.52%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.52%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (0.52%) Power BI
10 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 17 (8.76%) Selenium
2 16 (8.25%) JIRA
3 15 (7.73%) Git (software)
4 14 (7.22%) Bitbucket
4 14 (7.22%) git-flow
5 13 (6.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 13 (6.70%) CodeSonar
5 13 (6.70%) Robot Framework
6 9 (4.64%) Visual Studio
7 8 (4.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (1.55%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.55%) JUnit
8 3 (1.55%) LoadRunner
8 3 (1.55%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (1.55%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (1.03%) Appium
9 2 (1.03%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.03%) Maven
9 2 (1.03%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.52%) HP UFT
General
1 32 (16.49%) Finance
2 6 (3.09%) Local Government
3 4 (2.06%) Military
4 2 (1.03%) Advertising
4 2 (1.03%) Automotive
4 2 (1.03%) Games
4 2 (1.03%) Legal
4 2 (1.03%) Retail
5 1 (0.52%) Electronics
5 1 (0.52%) French Language
5 1 (0.52%) German Language
5 1 (0.52%) Italian Language
5 1 (0.52%) Law
5 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.52%) Marketing
5 1 (0.52%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 28 (14.43%) Developer
1 28 (14.43%) IT Engineer
2 25 (12.89%) Support Engineer
3 20 (10.31%) Analyst
4 17 (8.76%) Software Engineer
5 15 (7.73%) Software Developer
6 13 (6.70%) IT Support
7 10 (5.15%) Administrator
7 10 (5.15%) Consultant
7 10 (5.15%) IT Support Engineer
8 9 (4.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (4.12%) C# Software Engineer
9 8 (4.12%) C++ Software Engineer
9 8 (4.12%) Computer Engineer
9 8 (4.12%) DBA
9 8 (4.12%) Java Engineer
9 8 (4.12%) Java Software Engineer
9 8 (4.12%) Project Manager
10 7 (3.61%) 3rd Line Support
10 7 (3.61%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (20.10%) .NET
2 22 (11.34%) .NET Framework
3 18 (9.28%) ASP.NET
4 16 (8.25%) Node.js
5 13 (6.70%) Django
5 13 (6.70%) Java EE
5 13 (6.70%) LAMP
5 13 (6.70%) RabbitMQ
5 13 (6.70%) REST
5 13 (6.70%) SOAP
5 13 (6.70%) Spring MVC
5 13 (6.70%) STL
6 12 (6.19%) Web Services
7 9 (4.64%) HTML
8 8 (4.12%) CSS
9 7 (3.61%) RESTful
9 7 (3.61%) XML
10 4 (2.06%) AngularJS
10 4 (2.06%) Entity Framework
10 4 (2.06%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.31%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.67%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (3.09%) Cybercrime
4 5 (2.58%) Cyber Defence
4 5 (2.58%) Fintech
4 5 (2.58%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.06%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (1.55%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.55%) PKI
7 2 (1.03%) Clustering
7 2 (1.03%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (1.03%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.03%) Social Media
8 1 (0.52%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.52%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.52%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.52%) Replication
8 1 (0.52%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.52%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 95 (48.97%) Windows
2 41 (21.13%) Linux
3 31 (15.98%) Windows Server
4 17 (8.76%) Android
4 17 (8.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (7.73%) Apple iOS
6 14 (7.22%) Windows 10
7 13 (6.70%) Mac OS X
8 9 (4.64%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (3.61%) CentOS
9 7 (3.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (3.61%) Ubuntu
10 6 (3.09%) Fedora
10 6 (3.09%) Windows 7
11 5 (2.58%) Windows XP
12 4 (2.06%) Unix
13 3 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (1.03%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (21.13%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (20.62%) ITIL
3 35 (18.04%) Problem-Solving
4 31 (15.98%) Software Engineering
5 25 (12.89%) Test Automation
6 24 (12.37%) Cybersecurity
7 17 (8.76%) Scrum
8 16 (8.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 16 (8.25%) User Stories
9 15 (7.73%) Kanban
9 15 (7.73%) Systems Engineering
10 14 (7.22%) API Design
10 14 (7.22%) Configuration Management
10 14 (7.22%) Penetration Testing
10 14 (7.22%) Reverse Engineering
11 13 (6.70%) Ethical Hacking
11 13 (6.70%) Multithreading
12 12 (6.19%) ERP
13 11 (5.67%) Waterfall
14 10 (5.15%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (18.56%) C#
2 32 (16.49%) PowerShell
3 31 (15.98%) C
4 29 (14.95%) Python
5 27 (13.92%) JavaScript
6 25 (12.89%) Java
7 24 (12.37%) SQL
8 21 (10.82%) Bash Shell
9 20 (10.31%) C++
10 13 (6.70%) Objective-C
10 13 (6.70%) PHP
11 9 (4.64%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.03%) Perl
12 2 (1.03%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.03%) VB
13 1 (0.52%) ANSI SQL
13 1 (0.52%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.52%) X++
Qualifications
1 50 (25.77%) Security Cleared
2 39 (20.10%) DV Cleared
3 21 (10.82%) SC Cleared
4 19 (9.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (8.76%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (7.73%) CCNA
6 15 (7.73%) MCSE
7 12 (6.19%) CISSP
7 12 (6.19%) CompTIA Security+
7 12 (6.19%) GIAC
7 12 (6.19%) Linux+ Certification
7 12 (6.19%) Network+ Certification
7 12 (6.19%) SANS
7 12 (6.19%) SSCP
8 11 (5.67%) Degree
9 5 (2.58%) DBS Check
10 3 (1.55%) MCP
10 3 (1.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (1.03%) ACCA
11 2 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.64%) SLA
2 7 (3.61%) PMO
3 4 (2.06%) Data Quality
3 4 (2.06%) GDPR
3 4 (2.06%) QA
4 2 (1.03%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.52%) COBIT
System Software
1 33 (17.01%) Active Directory
2 22 (11.34%) Docker
3 18 (9.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (7.73%) vSphere
5 12 (6.19%) Hyper-V
6 8 (4.12%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (3.61%) VirtualBox
7 7 (3.61%) Xen
8 3 (1.55%) XenApp
9 2 (1.03%) NFS
9 2 (1.03%) Samba
9 2 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.52%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.52%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.52%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.52%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 22 (11.34%) Puppet
2 13 (6.70%) Salt
3 9 (4.64%) Ansible
4 8 (4.12%) Kubernetes
4 8 (4.12%) Oracle RMAN
4 8 (4.12%) vCenter Server
5 7 (3.61%) Docker Swarm
5 7 (3.61%) WSUS
6 6 (3.09%) Nagios
6 6 (3.09%) OpenNMS
6 6 (3.09%) ZABBIX
7 5 (2.58%) Data Guard
7 5 (2.58%) SCCM
8 3 (1.55%) HP ALM
9 2 (1.03%) SCOM
10 1 (0.52%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.52%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (0.52%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.52%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 21 (10.82%) VMware
2 14 (7.22%) Cisco
3 13 (6.70%) Oracle
4 12 (6.19%) HP
4 12 (6.19%) Veeam
5 9 (4.64%) Progress
5 9 (4.64%) SolarWinds
6 7 (3.61%) Dell
6 7 (3.61%) Red Hat
7 6 (3.09%) Citrix
7 6 (3.09%) Cloudera
7 6 (3.09%) Hortonworks
8 5 (2.58%) F5
8 5 (2.58%) Proofpoint
9 3 (1.55%) EMC
9 3 (1.55%) Kaseya
10 2 (1.03%) Atlassian
10 2 (1.03%) NetApp
10 2 (1.03%) RedGate
10 2 (1.03%) Twitter