Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 21 14
Rank change year-on-year +1 -7 -9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 204 206 316
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 12.22% 12.03% 15.05%
As % of the Vendors category 34.11% 27.65% 34.57%
Number of salaries quoted 161 184 271
Gloucestershire median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £22,000 £19,750 £22,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £57,125 £56,250
South West median annual salary £39,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.85% +4.29% -3.45%

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 598 745 914
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 35.81% 43.49% 43.54%
Number of salaries quoted 481 658 696
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 £22,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £62,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +5 53 £38,500 +28.33% 14
Gloucester 0 44 £47,500 +26.67% 13
Tewkesbury +3 36 £35,000 +25.00% 3
Cirencester +12 13 £42,500 +16.44% 2
Stroud +3 5 £25,000 -11.50% 1
Filton 0 5 £35,000 +66.67%
Mitcheldean +1 1 £40,000 +100.00%
Tetbury - 1 £57,500 -
Lechlade - 1 £21,500 -
Microsoft
South West

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 103 (50.49%) Windows
2 69 (33.82%) .NET
3 67 (32.84%) Security Cleared
4 66 (32.35%) Linux
5 58 (28.43%) C#
6 57 (27.94%) Agile Software Development
7 53 (25.98%) Active Directory
8 51 (25.00%) SQL
9 50 (24.51%) Software Engineering
10 48 (23.53%) SQL Server
11 47 (23.04%) C++
12 44 (21.57%) Microsoft Azure
13 40 (19.61%) JavaScript
13 40 (19.61%) Problem-Solving
14 39 (19.12%) Visual Studio
15 35 (17.16%) DV Cleared
15 35 (17.16%) Windows Server
16 34 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
17 33 (16.18%) C
18 31 (15.20%) Python
18 31 (15.20%) Android
19 29 (14.22%) Scrum
20 28 (13.73%) Firewall
21 27 (13.24%) VMware
21 27 (13.24%) ASP.NET
21 27 (13.24%) Degree
22 26 (12.75%) Git (software)
23 24 (11.76%) PowerShell
23 24 (11.76%) .NET Framework
23 24 (11.76%) Office 365

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 9 (4.41%) MS Exchange
2 8 (3.92%) Apache Pig
2 8 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (3.43%) Skype for Business
4 6 (2.94%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.96%) IIS
5 4 (1.96%) SAS
6 2 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.98%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.49%) CMS
7 1 (0.49%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 34 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (3.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (2.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.47%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.98%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.49%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 13 (6.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.96%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 44 (21.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (11.76%) Office 365
3 17 (8.33%) SaaS
4 13 (6.37%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (3.43%) Azure Active Directory
5 7 (3.43%) Dynamics 365
6 6 (2.94%) PaaS
7 4 (1.96%) Azure Data Factory
8 3 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (1.47%) IaaS
9 2 (0.98%) Data Lake Analytics
10 1 (0.49%) Amazon SageMaker
10 1 (0.49%) GitHub
10 1 (0.49%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 28 (13.73%) Firewall
2 20 (9.80%) Network Security
3 14 (6.86%) Intrusion Detection
4 13 (6.37%) SAN
5 11 (5.39%) TCP/IP
6 10 (4.90%) SSL
7 9 (4.41%) HTTP
8 8 (3.92%) DNS
9 7 (3.43%) VoIP
10 6 (2.94%) DHCP
11 5 (2.45%) VLAN
12 4 (1.96%) NetScaler
12 4 (1.96%) VPN
12 4 (1.96%) Wireless
13 3 (1.47%) WAN
14 2 (0.98%) Remote Desktop
15 1 (0.49%) FTP
15 1 (0.49%) IPsec
15 1 (0.49%) IPv4
15 1 (0.49%) L2TP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 16 (7.84%) Geospatial Data
2 16 (7.84%) GIS
3 14 (6.86%) SQL Server 2016
4 12 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (5.39%) Big Data
6 10 (4.90%) Hadoop
6 10 (4.90%) MySQL
7 9 (4.41%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (3.92%) Apache Hive
8 8 (3.92%) Data Lake
8 8 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (3.43%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (3.43%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (3.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (2.45%) MongoDB
10 5 (2.45%) Power BI
10 5 (2.45%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (1.96%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 4 (1.96%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 39 (19.12%) Visual Studio
2 26 (12.75%) Git (software)
3 20 (9.80%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (4.90%) JIRA
5 9 (4.41%) Bitbucket
6 8 (3.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 8 (3.92%) CodeSonar
6 8 (3.92%) git-flow
6 8 (3.92%) Robot Framework
6 8 (3.92%) Selenium
7 5 (2.45%) GCC
8 4 (1.96%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.98%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.98%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.49%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.49%) Subversion
10 1 (0.49%) Toad
General
1 22 (10.78%) Military
2 15 (7.35%) Manufacturing
3 13 (6.37%) Finance
4 10 (4.90%) Marketing
5 9 (4.41%) Advertising
6 8 (3.92%) Retail
7 7 (3.43%) Back Office
7 7 (3.43%) Electronics
8 6 (2.94%) Legal
9 5 (2.45%) Aerospace
10 3 (1.47%) Law
10 3 (1.47%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.49%) Automotive
11 1 (0.49%) Banking
11 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.49%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 50 (24.51%) Developer
2 33 (16.18%) Software Engineer
3 21 (10.29%) Analyst
3 21 (10.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 17 (8.33%) .NET Developer
5 15 (7.35%) Consultant
5 15 (7.35%) Support Engineer
6 13 (6.37%) Administrator
7 12 (5.88%) C++ Software Engineer
8 10 (4.90%) Software Developer
9 9 (4.41%) IT Engineer
9 9 (4.41%) IT Support
9 9 (4.41%) Junior
10 8 (3.92%) Architect
11 7 (3.43%) C# Developer
11 7 (3.43%) C# Software Engineer
11 7 (3.43%) Cloud Engineer
11 7 (3.43%) Java Engineer
11 7 (3.43%) Java Software Engineer
11 7 (3.43%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (33.82%) .NET
2 27 (13.24%) ASP.NET
3 24 (11.76%) .NET Framework
3 24 (11.76%) HTML
4 23 (11.27%) AngularJS
5 22 (10.78%) CSS
5 22 (10.78%) WPF
6 18 (8.82%) WinForms
7 15 (7.35%) KnockoutJS
8 13 (6.37%) GStreamer
9 12 (5.88%) jQuery
9 12 (5.88%) Node.js
9 12 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
10 11 (5.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 11 (5.39%) Web Services
11 10 (4.90%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (4.90%) Django
12 9 (4.41%) Java EE
12 9 (4.41%) REST
12 9 (4.41%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.31%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (7.35%) Computer Science
3 12 (5.88%) Device Driver
3 12 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 12 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (4.41%) Driving Licence
5 8 (3.92%) PKI
6 7 (3.43%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.94%) Blackberry
7 6 (2.94%) Data Centre
8 5 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (2.45%) Hybrid Cloud
8 5 (2.45%) iPad
9 4 (1.96%) Clustering
9 4 (1.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 4 (1.96%) Media Streaming
9 4 (1.96%) Video\Live Streaming
10 3 (1.47%) Cyber Defence
10 3 (1.47%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (0.98%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 103 (50.49%) Windows
2 66 (32.35%) Linux
3 35 (17.16%) Windows Server
4 31 (15.20%) Android
5 24 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (10.78%) Mac OS X
7 21 (10.29%) Unix
8 20 (9.80%) Apple iOS
8 20 (9.80%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (6.86%) Windows 10
10 10 (4.90%) Windows 7
11 6 (2.94%) Windows 8
12 5 (2.45%) Ubuntu
13 3 (1.47%) CentOS
14 2 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.98%) Solaris
14 2 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.49%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.49%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.49%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (27.94%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (24.51%) Software Engineering
3 40 (19.61%) Problem-Solving
4 29 (14.22%) Scrum
5 23 (11.27%) SDLC
6 22 (10.78%) Kanban
6 22 (10.78%) MVC
7 20 (9.80%) ITIL
8 19 (9.31%) Business Intelligence
8 19 (9.31%) Information Security
8 19 (9.31%) OO
9 18 (8.82%) Test Automation
9 18 (8.82%) Web Development
10 15 (7.35%) CRM
11 14 (6.86%) DevOps
11 14 (6.86%) ERP
11 14 (6.86%) OOD
12 13 (6.37%) Cybersecurity
13 12 (5.88%) Mentoring
13 12 (5.88%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 58 (28.43%) C#
2 51 (25.00%) SQL
3 47 (23.04%) C++
4 40 (19.61%) JavaScript
5 33 (16.18%) C
6 31 (15.20%) Python
7 24 (11.76%) PowerShell
8 19 (9.31%) Java
9 15 (7.35%) PHP
10 11 (5.39%) Bash Shell
11 8 (3.92%) Objective-C
11 8 (3.92%) VB.NET
12 7 (3.43%) T-SQL
13 4 (1.96%) F#
13 4 (1.96%) Ruby
13 4 (1.96%) VC++
14 3 (1.47%) Embedded C
14 3 (1.47%) Embedded C++
14 3 (1.47%) U-SQL
15 2 (0.98%) Perl
Qualifications
1 67 (32.84%) Security Cleared
2 35 (17.16%) DV Cleared
3 27 (13.24%) Degree
4 19 (9.31%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (6.37%) SC Cleared
7 11 (5.39%) CCNA
8 10 (4.90%) MCSE
9 8 (3.92%) CISSP
9 8 (3.92%) CompTIA Security+
9 8 (3.92%) GIAC
9 8 (3.92%) Linux+ Certification
9 8 (3.92%) Network+ Certification
9 8 (3.92%) SANS
9 8 (3.92%) SSCP
10 6 (2.94%) CCNP
11 3 (1.47%) MCP
12 2 (0.98%) CCA
12 2 (0.98%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (0.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.90%) SLA
2 9 (4.41%) QA
3 7 (3.43%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.98%) COBIT
System Software
1 53 (25.98%) Active Directory
2 20 (9.80%) Hyper-V
3 15 (7.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (4.90%) Docker
4 10 (4.90%) vSphere
5 5 (2.45%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (1.96%) BitLocker
6 4 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (1.96%) XenApp
7 3 (1.47%) VMware NSX
8 2 (0.98%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.98%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.49%) HDFS
9 1 (0.49%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 14 (6.86%) SCCM
2 10 (4.90%) Puppet
2 10 (4.90%) WSUS
3 8 (3.92%) Salt
3 8 (3.92%) SCOM
4 6 (2.94%) SCVMM
5 4 (1.96%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 4 (1.96%) Kibana
6 3 (1.47%) HAProxy
6 3 (1.47%) PowerCLI
6 3 (1.47%) vCenter Server
7 2 (0.98%) Ansible
7 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (0.98%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 27 (13.24%) VMware
2 21 (10.29%) Cisco
3 8 (3.92%) Apple
4 7 (3.43%) HP
5 6 (2.94%) Brocade
5 6 (2.94%) Citrix
5 6 (2.94%) Dell
5 6 (2.94%) EMC
5 6 (2.94%) F5
5 6 (2.94%) Juniper
5 6 (2.94%) McAfee
5 6 (2.94%) Nimble Storage
5 6 (2.94%) Riverbed
6 5 (2.45%) Canon
6 5 (2.45%) SAP
7 3 (1.47%) Oracle
7 3 (1.47%) Symantec
8 2 (0.98%) IBM
8 2 (0.98%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.98%) Tableau