Period
to 20 May 2018

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 20 May 2018 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
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 21 14
Rank change year-on-year +2 -7 -8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 188 224 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 12.21% 12.40% 13.76%
As % of the Vendors category 31.65% 28.54% 31.49%
Number of salaries quoted 159 199 236
Gloucestershire median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% +8.11%
10th Percentile £21,500 £20,400 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £54,000 £56,250
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -3.11%

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 594 785 886
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 38.57% 43.44% 43.71%
Number of salaries quoted 490 703 664
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +8.97%
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,100 £24,913
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £65,000
South West median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year +2.50% +3.23% +3.33%

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 20 May 2018.

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 20 May 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
Cheltenham +6 57 £37,500 +3.45% 14
Gloucester -3 50 £47,500 +35.71% 8
Tewkesbury 0 22 £35,000 +25.00% 3
Cirencester +1 12 £50,000 +36.99% 4
Stroud +7 11 £23,000 -38.67%
Filton 0 2 £35,000 +66.67%
Mitcheldean +1 1 £40,000 +100.00%
Tetbury - 1 £57,500 -
Microsoft
South West

For the 6 months to 20 May 2018, 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 77 (40.96%) Windows
2 64 (34.04%) .NET
3 58 (30.85%) SQL
3 58 (30.85%) C#
4 57 (30.32%) SQL Server
5 52 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
6 50 (26.60%) Active Directory
6 50 (26.60%) Microsoft Azure
7 42 (22.34%) Security Cleared
7 42 (22.34%) Software Engineering
8 38 (20.21%) ASP.NET
9 37 (19.68%) Linux
10 36 (19.15%) JavaScript
11 35 (18.62%) Visual Studio
12 32 (17.02%) Windows Server
12 32 (17.02%) Problem-Solving
13 31 (16.49%) MVC
14 30 (15.96%) AngularJS
15 29 (15.43%) Office 365
15 29 (15.43%) C++
16 27 (14.36%) VMware
17 26 (13.83%) Microsoft Office
17 26 (13.83%) DV Cleared
17 26 (13.83%) Kanban
17 26 (13.83%) WPF
18 25 (13.30%) Firewall
19 24 (12.77%) C
19 24 (12.77%) OO
19 24 (12.77%) SQL Server 2016
20 23 (12.23%) Microsoft Certification

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 15 (7.98%) MS Exchange
2 14 (7.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (6.38%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (4.79%) SharePoint
5 7 (3.72%) Skype for Business
6 6 (3.19%) Apache Pig
6 6 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (3.19%) IIS
6 6 (3.19%) SAS
6 6 (3.19%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (2.13%) WebSphere
7 4 (2.13%) WebSphere Portal
8 2 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.53%) CMS
9 1 (0.53%) OpenStack
Applications
1 26 (13.83%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.13%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (6.38%) Dynamics CRM
1 12 (6.38%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (2.13%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 50 (26.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (15.43%) Office 365
3 15 (7.98%) SaaS
4 10 (5.32%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (4.79%) Azure Active Directory
6 7 (3.72%) PaaS
7 4 (2.13%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (2.13%) IaaS
7 4 (2.13%) OneDrive
8 3 (1.60%) Azure Data Factory
9 2 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (1.06%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 25 (13.30%) Firewall
2 11 (5.85%) Network Security
2 11 (5.85%) SAN
2 11 (5.85%) SSL
3 9 (4.79%) Intrusion Detection
3 9 (4.79%) TCP/IP
4 6 (3.19%) HTTP
4 6 (3.19%) VoIP
5 5 (2.66%) DNS
5 5 (2.66%) VLAN
5 5 (2.66%) Wireless
6 4 (2.13%) DHCP
6 4 (2.13%) VPN
7 3 (1.60%) WAN
8 2 (1.06%) NetScaler
8 2 (1.06%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (0.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (30.32%) SQL Server
2 24 (12.77%) SQL Server 2016
3 17 (9.04%) GIS
4 15 (7.98%) MongoDB
5 13 (6.91%) Geospatial Data
5 13 (6.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (5.85%) Big Data
6 11 (5.85%) Hadoop
6 11 (5.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (5.32%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (4.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (3.72%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (3.19%) Apache Hive
10 6 (3.19%) Data Lake
10 6 (3.19%) MySQL
10 6 (3.19%) Power BI
11 5 (2.66%) Oracle Database
11 5 (2.66%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (2.13%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 35 (18.62%) Visual Studio
2 19 (10.11%) Git (software)
3 12 (6.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (6.38%) TeamCity
4 9 (4.79%) JIRA
5 6 (3.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (3.19%) Bitbucket
5 6 (3.19%) CodeSonar
5 6 (3.19%) git-flow
5 6 (3.19%) Robot Framework
5 6 (3.19%) Selenium
6 4 (2.13%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (2.13%) Subversion
7 2 (1.06%) GCC
7 2 (1.06%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.53%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.53%) NUnit
General
1 14 (7.45%) Manufacturing
1 14 (7.45%) Military
2 12 (6.38%) Advertising
3 11 (5.85%) Finance
3 11 (5.85%) Marketing
3 11 (5.85%) Retail
4 7 (3.72%) Back Office
5 5 (2.66%) Legal
6 4 (2.13%) Banking
6 4 (2.13%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.60%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.53%) Automotive
8 1 (0.53%) Electronics
8 1 (0.53%) Front Office
8 1 (0.53%) Law
Job Titles
1 51 (27.13%) Developer
2 31 (16.49%) .NET Developer
3 25 (13.30%) Analyst
4 24 (12.77%) Software Engineer
5 22 (11.70%) Consultant
6 12 (6.38%) Messaging Developer
7 11 (5.85%) Administrator
7 11 (5.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (4.79%) Architect
8 9 (4.79%) Support Engineer
9 8 (4.26%) Support Analyst
10 7 (3.72%) Business Analyst
10 7 (3.72%) IT Support
10 7 (3.72%) Java Engineer
10 7 (3.72%) Junior
10 7 (3.72%) Web Developer
11 6 (3.19%) C++ Software Engineer
11 6 (3.19%) Desktop Support
11 6 (3.19%) Graduate
11 6 (3.19%) Graduate .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (34.04%) .NET
2 38 (20.21%) ASP.NET
3 30 (15.96%) AngularJS
4 26 (13.83%) WPF
5 23 (12.23%) KnockoutJS
6 21 (11.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 20 (10.64%) .NET Framework
7 20 (10.64%) ASP.NET MVC
8 19 (10.11%) ASP.NET Web API
8 19 (10.11%) CSS
8 19 (10.11%) HTML
9 18 (9.57%) Node.js
9 18 (9.57%) RabbitMQ
10 15 (7.98%) Web Services
11 13 (6.91%) jQuery
11 13 (6.91%) RESTful
11 13 (6.91%) WinForms
12 12 (6.38%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 12 (6.38%) MSMQ
13 9 (4.79%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.98%) Computer Science
2 14 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (6.91%) Driving Licence
4 10 (5.32%) Device Driver
5 7 (3.72%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (3.19%) Data Centre
6 6 (3.19%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (3.19%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.19%) Public Cloud
7 5 (2.66%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (2.66%) PKI
8 4 (2.13%) Clustering
8 4 (2.13%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.60%) N-Tier
10 2 (1.06%) Blackberry
10 2 (1.06%) iPad
10 2 (1.06%) Media Streaming
10 2 (1.06%) Video\Live Streaming
11 1 (0.53%) Arduino
11 1 (0.53%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 77 (40.96%) Windows
2 37 (19.68%) Linux
3 32 (17.02%) Windows Server
4 22 (11.70%) Mac OS X
5 21 (11.17%) Android
5 21 (11.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (7.45%) Unix
7 12 (6.38%) Apple iOS
8 11 (5.85%) Windows 10
8 11 (5.85%) Windows 7
8 11 (5.85%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (4.79%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.60%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.53%) CentOS
11 1 (0.53%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.53%) Solaris
11 1 (0.53%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (22.34%) Software Engineering
3 32 (17.02%) Problem-Solving
4 31 (16.49%) MVC
5 26 (13.83%) Kanban
6 24 (12.77%) OO
7 19 (10.11%) Scrum
8 18 (9.57%) Multithreading
9 17 (9.04%) Web Development
10 16 (8.51%) Web Application Development
11 15 (7.98%) SDLC
12 13 (6.91%) CRM
12 13 (6.91%) DevOps
12 13 (6.91%) Information Security
12 13 (6.91%) TDD
13 12 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (6.38%) Cybersecurity
13 12 (6.38%) Dependency Injection
13 12 (6.38%) Migration
14 11 (5.85%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 58 (30.85%) C#
1 58 (30.85%) SQL
2 36 (19.15%) JavaScript
3 29 (15.43%) C++
4 24 (12.77%) C
5 20 (10.64%) PowerShell
6 18 (9.57%) Python
7 14 (7.45%) Java
8 12 (6.38%) F#
8 12 (6.38%) PHP
8 12 (6.38%) Ruby
9 10 (5.32%) T-SQL
10 6 (3.19%) Bash Shell
10 6 (3.19%) Objective-C
11 4 (2.13%) PL/SQL
11 4 (2.13%) R
11 4 (2.13%) VB.NET
11 4 (2.13%) VC++
12 3 (1.60%) U-SQL
13 1 (0.53%) Perl
Qualifications
1 42 (22.34%) Security Cleared
2 26 (13.83%) DV Cleared
3 23 (12.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (10.11%) Degree
5 13 (6.91%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (6.91%) SC Cleared
6 11 (5.85%) MCSE
7 8 (4.26%) CCNA
8 5 (2.66%) CCNP
8 5 (2.66%) CISSP
8 5 (2.66%) CompTIA Security+
8 5 (2.66%) GIAC
8 5 (2.66%) Linux+ Certification
8 5 (2.66%) Network+ Certification
8 5 (2.66%) SANS
8 5 (2.66%) SSCP
9 4 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (1.06%) DBS Check
10 2 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.53%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.26%) SLA
2 5 (2.66%) QA
3 4 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.60%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.53%) GDPR
System Software
1 50 (26.60%) Active Directory
2 17 (9.04%) Hyper-V
2 17 (9.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.72%) Docker
3 7 (3.72%) vSphere
4 3 (1.60%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.06%) XenApp
5 2 (1.06%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.53%) HDFS
6 1 (0.53%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.53%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 13 (6.91%) WSUS
2 12 (6.38%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 12 (6.38%) Kibana
3 7 (3.72%) Puppet
4 6 (3.19%) Salt
4 6 (3.19%) SCCM
5 5 (2.66%) HAProxy
6 4 (2.13%) SCOM
6 4 (2.13%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (1.06%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.53%) Ansible
8 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 27 (14.36%) VMware
2 18 (9.57%) Cisco
3 9 (4.79%) Apple
3 9 (4.79%) HP
4 6 (3.19%) Citrix
4 6 (3.19%) Dell
4 6 (3.19%) EMC
4 6 (3.19%) Nimble Storage
4 6 (3.19%) Oracle
5 5 (2.66%) Brocade
5 5 (2.66%) F5
5 5 (2.66%) Juniper
5 5 (2.66%) Riverbed
6 4 (2.13%) Fujitsu
6 4 (2.13%) Google
6 4 (2.13%) Hortonworks
6 4 (2.13%) IBM
6 4 (2.13%) Tableau
6 4 (2.13%) Teradata
7 3 (1.60%) Symantec