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 3 months to 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 24 15 6
Rank change year-on-year -9 -9  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 100 147 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 11.86% 13.69% 19.51%
As % of the Vendors category 29.07% 32.59% 39.29%
Number of salaries quoted 89 116 167
Median salary £35,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +2.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £27,750 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £50,000 £50,600
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.33% -  

Microsoft is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Gloucestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 344 451 504
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 40.81% 41.99% 49.66%
Number of salaries quoted 313 331 390
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £62,500 £62,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire citing Microsoft as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 22 March 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 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester +7 41 £34,000 -9.33% 3
Cheltenham -26 16 £35,000 -6.66% 4
Cirencester +1 7 £36,500 -16.57%
Stroud -1 2 £42,500 +21.42%
Tewkesbury -6 2 £39,500 +1.28%
Filton - 2 £21,000 -
Mitcheldean - 1 £20,000 -
Microsoft
South West

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 22 March 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.

1 124 (46.27%) Windows
2 87 (32.46%) MS Excel
3 78 (29.10%) C#
4 77 (28.73%) ITIL
4 77 (28.73%) Security Cleared
5 69 (25.75%) .NET
6 64 (23.88%) DV Cleared
7 63 (23.51%) Windows Server
8 58 (21.64%) Agile Software Development
9 55 (20.52%) JavaScript
10 53 (19.78%) Windows Server 2012
11 52 (19.40%) SQL
11 52 (19.40%) MS Office
12 46 (17.16%) SQL Server
12 46 (17.16%) Infrastructure Management
13 43 (16.04%) ASP.NET
14 42 (15.67%) Active Directory
14 42 (15.67%) Team Foundation Server
15 37 (13.81%) XML
16 35 (13.06%) Finance
17 34 (12.69%) Data Centre
18 33 (12.31%) Amazon AWS
19 32 (11.94%) Linux
20 31 (11.57%) MS Exchange
21 30 (11.19%) Windows Server 2008
22 29 (10.82%) Degree
23 28 (10.45%) PowerShell
23 28 (10.45%) C
24 27 (10.07%) Web Services
24 27 (10.07%) MVC

Microsoft
Top Related 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 31 (11.57%) MS Exchange
2 22 (8.21%) Exchange Server 2010
2 22 (8.21%) Exchange Server 2013
3 17 (6.34%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (3.73%) SharePoint
5 9 (3.36%) IIS
6 5 (1.87%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (1.49%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.37%) Confluence
8 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.37%) FileNet
8 1 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 87 (32.46%) MS Excel
2 52 (19.40%) MS Office
3 10 (3.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (3.36%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.12%) AutoCAD
5 3 (1.12%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.37%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.37%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (4.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.37%) Changepoint
2 1 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 33 (12.31%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (5.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (5.22%) Office 365
4 1 (0.37%) AdWords
4 1 (0.37%) FinancialForce.com
4 1 (0.37%) Force.com
4 1 (0.37%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.34%) NNTP
1 17 (6.34%) SMTP
1 17 (6.34%) X.400
1 17 (6.34%) X.500
2 15 (5.60%) SSH
3 13 (4.85%) Firewall
4 10 (3.73%) TCP/IP
5 9 (3.36%) Structured Cabling
5 9 (3.36%) Wireless
6 8 (2.99%) Internet
6 8 (2.99%) Network Security
7 7 (2.61%) DHCP
7 7 (2.61%) Junos
8 6 (2.24%) DNS
9 5 (1.87%) SSL
10 4 (1.49%) HTTP
10 4 (1.49%) LAN
10 4 (1.49%) SAN
10 4 (1.49%) WAN
11 3 (1.12%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (17.16%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.73%) Relational Database
3 8 (2.99%) Hadoop
3 8 (2.99%) MongoDB
3 8 (2.99%) NoSQL
4 7 (2.61%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (2.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (1.87%) MySQL
7 4 (1.49%) Apache Hive
7 4 (1.49%) Big Data
7 4 (1.49%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.12%) QlikView
8 3 (1.12%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.75%) DB2
9 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (0.75%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 42 (15.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (8.21%) JIRA
3 21 (7.84%) Visual Studio
4 18 (6.72%) Git (software)
5 15 (5.60%) Zephyr
6 14 (5.22%) Selenium
7 13 (4.85%) Bitbucket
8 12 (4.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 12 (4.48%) Subversion
9 11 (4.10%) Jenkins
10 10 (3.73%) WiX
11 9 (3.36%) Cucumber
11 9 (3.36%) InstallShield
12 8 (2.99%) Maven
12 8 (2.99%) Vagrant
13 7 (2.61%) SpecFlow
14 5 (1.87%) WebDriver
15 4 (1.49%) CodeSonar
15 4 (1.49%) git-flow
15 4 (1.49%) Robot Framework
General
1 35 (13.06%) Finance
2 18 (6.72%) Marketing
3 16 (5.97%) Telecoms
4 15 (5.60%) Manufacturing
5 13 (4.85%) Retail
6 12 (4.48%) Electronics
7 6 (2.24%) Advertising
7 6 (2.24%) Banking
8 5 (1.87%) Retail Banking
9 3 (1.12%) French Language
10 2 (0.75%) Back Office
10 2 (0.75%) Italian Language
10 2 (0.75%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.37%) Law
11 1 (0.37%) Legal
Job Titles
1 44 (16.42%) Developer
2 35 (13.06%) Support Engineer
3 26 (9.70%) .NET Developer
3 26 (9.70%) 2nd Line Support
4 24 (8.96%) Analyst
5 23 (8.58%) C# Developer
5 23 (8.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 20 (7.46%) C# .NET Developer
7 17 (6.34%) Desktop Support
8 14 (5.22%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 14 (5.22%) ASP.NET Developer
9 13 (4.85%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
9 13 (4.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 13 (4.85%) Tester
9 13 (4.85%) Windows Engineer
10 12 (4.48%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
10 12 (4.48%) IT Support
11 10 (3.73%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 10 (3.73%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 10 (3.73%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (25.75%) .NET
2 43 (16.04%) ASP.NET
3 37 (13.81%) XML
4 27 (10.07%) Web Services
5 23 (8.58%) REST
6 22 (8.21%) HTML
7 19 (7.09%) SOAP
8 17 (6.34%) CSS
9 16 (5.97%) Gherkin
10 15 (5.60%) .NET Framework
10 15 (5.60%) ASP.NET MVC
10 15 (5.60%) jQuery
11 10 (3.73%) AngularJS
11 10 (3.73%) ASP.NET Web API
12 7 (2.61%) HTML5
13 6 (2.24%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 6 (2.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 5 (1.87%) Spring MVC
14 5 (1.87%) WCF
15 4 (1.49%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 34 (12.69%) Data Centre
2 19 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.85%) Driving Licence
3 13 (4.85%) Linux Command Line
3 13 (4.85%) Management Information System
4 12 (4.48%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.99%) Data Protection Act
6 7 (2.61%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.24%) Device Driver
8 5 (1.87%) Cybercrime
9 3 (1.12%) Clustering
9 3 (1.12%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.75%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.75%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.75%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.37%) CCTV
11 1 (0.37%) EPoS
11 1 (0.37%) FMCG
11 1 (0.37%) Freedom of Information
11 1 (0.37%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 124 (46.27%) Windows
2 63 (23.51%) Windows Server
3 53 (19.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 32 (11.94%) Linux
5 30 (11.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (7.84%) Windows 7
7 17 (6.34%) Android
8 13 (4.85%) Mac OS X
9 12 (4.48%) Apple iOS
10 8 (2.99%) Unix
11 6 (2.24%) Windows 10
12 4 (1.49%) Windows 8
12 4 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.37%) AIX
13 1 (0.37%) CentOS
13 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.37%) Solaris
13 1 (0.37%) VMS
13 1 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.37%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (28.73%) ITIL
2 58 (21.64%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (17.16%) Infrastructure Management
4 27 (10.07%) MVC
4 27 (10.07%) Service Management
5 26 (9.70%) Service Delivery
6 25 (9.33%) Scrum
7 23 (8.58%) Disaster Recovery
8 22 (8.21%) Migration
9 19 (7.09%) Kanban
9 19 (7.09%) Problem Management
9 19 (7.09%) Waterfall
10 18 (6.72%) Business Intelligence
11 17 (6.34%) ITIL V3
11 17 (6.34%) Software Engineering
11 17 (6.34%) Web Development
12 16 (5.97%) Test Automation
13 15 (5.60%) BDD
13 15 (5.60%) OO
13 15 (5.60%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 78 (29.10%) C#
2 55 (20.52%) JavaScript
3 52 (19.40%) SQL
4 28 (10.45%) C
4 28 (10.45%) PowerShell
5 18 (6.72%) Java
6 12 (4.48%) Python
6 12 (4.48%) T-SQL
7 11 (4.10%) C++
8 8 (2.99%) PHP
8 8 (2.99%) XPath
9 7 (2.61%) Bash Shell
9 7 (2.61%) Ruby
10 5 (1.87%) VB.NET
11 4 (1.49%) Objective-C
12 3 (1.12%) Perl
12 3 (1.12%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.75%) VB
13 2 (0.75%) VBA
13 2 (0.75%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 77 (28.73%) Security Cleared
2 64 (23.88%) DV Cleared
3 29 (10.82%) Degree
4 16 (5.97%) ISEB
4 16 (5.97%) ISTQB
5 14 (5.22%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (5.22%) SC Cleared
6 13 (4.85%) CCNA
7 10 (3.73%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (2.99%) GIAC
9 7 (2.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 7 (2.61%) JNCIA
10 5 (1.87%) CISSP
10 5 (1.87%) MCSE
11 4 (1.49%) GSEC
11 4 (1.49%) Linux+ Certification
11 4 (1.49%) MBCS
11 4 (1.49%) Network+ Certification
11 4 (1.49%) Security+ Certification
11 4 (1.49%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (8.21%) SLA
2 2 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.37%) PMO
3 1 (0.37%) QA
System Software
1 42 (15.67%) Active Directory
2 22 (8.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (6.34%) Virtual Desktop
4 14 (5.22%) Hyper-V
5 13 (4.85%) Docker
6 6 (2.24%) vSphere
7 2 (0.75%) Firmware
7 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.75%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.37%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.37%) XenApp
8 1 (0.37%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 22 (8.21%) SCCM
2 8 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.49%) Puppet
3 4 (1.49%) Salt
3 4 (1.49%) WSUS
4 3 (1.12%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (0.75%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.37%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.37%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.37%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.37%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.37%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.37%) Nagios
6 1 (0.37%) OpenView
6 1 (0.37%) SCOM
Vendors
1 27 (10.07%) VMware
2 18 (6.72%) HP
3 15 (5.60%) Cisco
4 14 (5.22%) SAP
5 8 (2.99%) Juniper
6 6 (2.24%) Xamarin
7 5 (1.87%) Citrix
7 5 (1.87%) Oracle
8 4 (1.49%) Apple
8 4 (1.49%) Cloudera
8 4 (1.49%) Dell
8 4 (1.49%) Zend
9 2 (0.75%) Civica
9 2 (0.75%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.75%) Sophos
9 2 (0.75%) Tableau
10 1 (0.37%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.37%) Intel Security
10 1 (0.37%) Remedy
10 1 (0.37%) Salesforce.com
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £45000 - £50000.00 per annum + 5k Bonus, Pension, Car
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cheltenham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Gloucester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £24000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
FT Select
Salary: £19,000 per annum + 25% shift allowance + company benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
360 Resourcing
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 27 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago