Period
to 17 October 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 October 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 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 20 16 15
Rank change year-on-year -4 -1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 216 229 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 11.81% 13.81% 15.02%
As % of the Vendors category 26.06% 39.08% 33.76%
Number of salaries quoted 172 177 209
Gloucestershire median annual salary £41,000 £42,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.53% +14.86% -3.90%
10th Percentile £22,750 £26,150 £21,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £55,250
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +6.08%

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 829 586 702
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 45.33% 35.34% 44.49%
Number of salaries quoted 671 467 599
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £24,250 £27,500 £23,149
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
South West median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +3.90%

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 October 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 October 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 +17 82 £37,500 -9.09% 17
Gloucester -20 44 £47,500 +11.76% 14
Tewkesbury -7 20 £36,250 +3.57% 5
Cirencester -6 4 £43,000 +4.73% 5
Fairford +2 2 £35,000 - 1
Wotton-under-Edge - 2 - -
Mitcheldean -1 1 £62,500 +64.47%
Stroud -1 1 £30,000 -46.43% 4
Microsoft
South West

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 104 (48.15%) Windows
2 70 (32.41%) Active Directory
3 69 (31.94%) ITIL
4 55 (25.46%) Agile Software Development
5 54 (25.00%) Office 365
6 46 (21.30%) Security Cleared
7 45 (20.83%) Microsoft Office
8 44 (20.37%) Azure
9 43 (19.91%) Firewall
10 41 (18.98%) Linux
11 40 (18.52%) PowerShell
12 39 (18.06%) Service Management
13 38 (17.59%) SQL
14 37 (17.13%) SCCM
15 36 (16.67%) VMware
15 36 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 35 (16.20%) C#
16 35 (16.20%) SQL Server
16 35 (16.20%) Cisco
17 34 (15.74%) Oracle
17 34 (15.74%) .NET
17 34 (15.74%) Finance
17 34 (15.74%) Public Sector
18 33 (15.28%) C
18 33 (15.28%) ITIL V3
19 32 (14.81%) Java
19 32 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
20 31 (14.35%) Service Delivery
21 30 (13.89%) Windows Server
22 29 (13.43%) Problem-Solving

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 20 (9.26%) SharePoint
2 18 (8.33%) Confluence
3 11 (5.09%) MS Exchange
4 8 (3.70%) Drupal
5 7 (3.24%) CMS
6 6 (2.78%) Skype for Business
7 3 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.39%) IIS
8 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 45 (20.83%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (8.80%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (3.70%) Microsoft Project
4 7 (3.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (3.24%) MS Visio
5 5 (2.31%) InDesign
6 2 (0.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 8 (3.70%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (0.93%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (0.93%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 54 (25.00%) Office 365
2 44 (20.37%) Azure
3 28 (12.96%) AWS
4 8 (3.70%) Azure Active Directory
5 7 (3.24%) IaaS
6 4 (1.85%) PaaS
6 4 (1.85%) SaaS
6 4 (1.85%) Tricentis Tosca
7 3 (1.39%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 3 (1.39%) Azure Functions
7 3 (1.39%) Power Platform
7 3 (1.39%) Serverless
8 2 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.46%) FinancialForce
9 1 (0.46%) Slack
9 1 (0.46%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 43 (19.91%) Firewall
2 24 (11.11%) WAN
3 18 (8.33%) LAN
4 15 (6.94%) DNS
5 10 (4.63%) VPN
5 10 (4.63%) VSAN
5 10 (4.63%) Wireless
6 8 (3.70%) OSPF
6 8 (3.70%) SAN
7 7 (3.24%) TCP/IP
7 7 (3.24%) VLAN
7 7 (3.24%) VoIP
7 7 (3.24%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (2.78%) BGP
8 6 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (2.78%) EIGRP
8 6 (2.78%) Skype
9 5 (2.31%) DHCP
9 5 (2.31%) Network Security
10 4 (1.85%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (16.20%) SQL Server
2 21 (9.72%) Relational Database
3 11 (5.09%) MySQL
4 6 (2.78%) Big Data
5 3 (1.39%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (1.39%) Power BI
6 2 (0.93%) GIS
6 2 (0.93%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.93%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.93%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (0.46%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.46%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 24 (11.11%) JIRA
2 20 (9.26%) Visual Studio
3 15 (6.94%) Git (software)
4 12 (5.56%) MSI
5 11 (5.09%) LoadRunner
6 10 (4.63%) HP UFT
7 9 (4.17%) JUnit
8 8 (3.70%) Bitbucket
9 5 (2.31%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (1.85%) GCC
10 4 (1.85%) NeoLoad
10 4 (1.85%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (0.93%) Selenium
12 1 (0.46%) Appium
12 1 (0.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (0.46%) Eclipse
12 1 (0.46%) Maven
12 1 (0.46%) Octopus Deploy
12 1 (0.46%) Robot Framework
12 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 34 (15.74%) Finance
1 34 (15.74%) Public Sector
2 7 (3.24%) Marketing
3 6 (2.78%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.85%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.39%) Back Office
5 3 (1.39%) Electronics
6 2 (0.93%) Advertising
6 2 (0.93%) Military
6 2 (0.93%) Retail
7 1 (0.46%) Fire and Rescue
7 1 (0.46%) Games
7 1 (0.46%) Law
7 1 (0.46%) Legal
7 1 (0.46%) Police
7 1 (0.46%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 35 (16.20%) Analyst
1 35 (16.20%) Developer
2 33 (15.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 17 (7.87%) .NET Developer
3 17 (7.87%) Support Engineer
4 16 (7.41%) IT Engineer
5 15 (6.94%) IT Support
6 14 (6.48%) Java Developer
7 13 (6.02%) Desktop Engineer
7 13 (6.02%) Test Analyst
8 12 (5.56%) Architect
8 12 (5.56%) Consultant
9 11 (5.09%) C# Developer
10 10 (4.63%) Service Analyst
10 10 (4.63%) Technical Analyst
11 9 (4.17%) Graduate
11 9 (4.17%) IT Support Engineer
11 9 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
11 9 (4.17%) Technical Test Analyst
12 8 (3.70%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (15.74%) .NET
2 24 (11.11%) XML
3 9 (4.17%) HTML
4 8 (3.70%) .NET Framework
4 8 (3.70%) CSS
5 6 (2.78%) AngularJS
5 6 (2.78%) Web Services
6 4 (1.85%) Apache NiFi
6 4 (1.85%) ASP.NET
6 4 (1.85%) XMPP
6 4 (1.85%) XSD
7 3 (1.39%) HTML5
7 3 (1.39%) WinForms
7 3 (1.39%) WPF
8 2 (0.93%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (0.93%) jQuery
8 2 (0.93%) Material Design
8 2 (0.93%) Node.js
8 2 (0.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (0.46%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.63%) Data Centre
3 9 (4.17%) Driving Licence
3 9 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (3.24%) Enterprise Storage
4 7 (3.24%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (2.31%) Blackberry
5 5 (2.31%) iPad
6 3 (1.39%) Cybercrime
6 3 (1.39%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (1.39%) Mobile Computing
7 2 (0.93%) Clustering
7 2 (0.93%) Cyberattack
7 2 (0.93%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.93%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.46%) Handset
8 1 (0.46%) iPhone
8 1 (0.46%) Replication
8 1 (0.46%) Robotics
8 1 (0.46%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 104 (48.15%) Windows
2 41 (18.98%) Linux
3 30 (13.89%) Windows Server
4 24 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 23 (10.65%) Windows 10
6 19 (8.80%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (5.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (4.63%) CentOS
9 8 (3.70%) Android
9 8 (3.70%) Ubuntu
10 7 (3.24%) Fedora
11 5 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (1.39%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.93%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.93%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.46%) Robot Operating System
14 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (31.94%) ITIL
2 55 (25.46%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (18.06%) Service Management
4 36 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 33 (15.28%) ITIL V3
6 31 (14.35%) Service Delivery
7 29 (13.43%) Problem-Solving
8 22 (10.19%) Cybersecurity
8 22 (10.19%) Project Delivery
9 19 (8.80%) Acceptance Criteria
9 19 (8.80%) High Availability
10 18 (8.33%) ITSM
10 18 (8.33%) Software Engineering
11 17 (7.87%) Scrum
12 16 (7.41%) Configuration Management
12 16 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
12 16 (7.41%) Information Security
12 16 (7.41%) Migration
13 15 (6.94%) Application Packaging
13 15 (6.94%) Scaled Agile Framework
Programming Languages
1 40 (18.52%) PowerShell
2 38 (17.59%) SQL
3 35 (16.20%) C#
4 33 (15.28%) C
5 32 (14.81%) Java
6 20 (9.26%) Python
7 16 (7.41%) Bash Shell
8 12 (5.56%) JavaScript
9 11 (5.09%) VB
10 10 (4.63%) PL/SQL
11 7 (3.24%) C++
11 7 (3.24%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.39%) PHP
12 3 (1.39%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.39%) TypeScript
12 3 (1.39%) XAML
13 1 (0.46%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 46 (21.30%) Security Cleared
2 32 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 26 (12.04%) DV Cleared
4 14 (6.48%) MCP
5 13 (6.02%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (4.63%) Degree
6 10 (4.63%) OCP
6 10 (4.63%) Oracle Certification
6 10 (4.63%) SAP Certification
7 9 (4.17%) CCNP
7 9 (4.17%) ISTQB
8 8 (3.70%) APMP
8 8 (3.70%) CCNA
9 6 (2.78%) MCSA
9 6 (2.78%) SC Cleared
10 3 (1.39%) APMG
10 3 (1.39%) MCSE
11 2 (0.93%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.78%) SLA
2 5 (2.31%) PMO
3 2 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.93%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.46%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.46%) GDPR
4 1 (0.46%) IEC 61131
4 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 70 (32.41%) Active Directory
2 26 (12.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
4 17 (7.87%) Docker
5 14 (6.48%) VirtualBox
6 12 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
7 9 (4.17%) Hyper-V
8 6 (2.78%) Xen
9 5 (2.31%) NFS
9 5 (2.31%) Samba
10 3 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (1.39%) VMware Workstation
10 3 (1.39%) vSphere
11 1 (0.46%) XenApp
11 1 (0.46%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 37 (17.13%) SCCM
2 18 (8.33%) Puppet
3 17 (7.87%) Ansible
4 16 (7.41%) Kubernetes
5 11 (5.09%) HP ALM
6 10 (4.63%) HP Quality Center
6 10 (4.63%) vRealize
7 7 (3.24%) vCenter Server
8 6 (2.78%) Cisco CUCM
8 6 (2.78%) Docker Swarm
8 6 (2.78%) Nagios
8 6 (2.78%) OpenNMS
8 6 (2.78%) ZABBIX
9 5 (2.31%) Microsoft Intune
10 4 (1.85%) SCOM
11 3 (1.39%) Cisco UCCX
11 3 (1.39%) SCVMM
12 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 1 (0.46%) Salt
12 1 (0.46%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 36 (16.67%) VMware
2 35 (16.20%) Cisco
3 34 (15.74%) Oracle
4 19 (8.80%) HP
5 18 (8.33%) SAP
6 12 (5.56%) Dell
7 10 (4.63%) Salesforce.com
8 9 (4.17%) Apple
8 9 (4.17%) MuleSoft
8 9 (4.17%) SolarWinds
9 8 (3.70%) Atlassian
9 8 (3.70%) Citrix
9 8 (3.70%) Progress
10 7 (3.24%) Adobe
10 7 (3.24%) EMC
10 7 (3.24%) Red Hat
11 5 (2.31%) Cloudera
11 5 (2.31%) Fortinet
11 5 (2.31%) Hortonworks
11 5 (2.31%) NetApp