Period
to 20 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 17 18
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1 -10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 213 283 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 14.79% 13.18% 12.73%
As % of the Vendors category 34.92% 29.63% 29.23%
Number of salaries quoted 188 259 222
Gloucestershire median annual salary £40,000 £36,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.59% -8.75% +13.48%
10th Percentile £21,500 £20,325 £25,750
90th Percentile £57,875 £53,750 £57,500
South West median annual salary £38,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.70% -1.33% +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 610 955 869
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 42.36% 44.46% 43.56%
Number of salaries quoted 507 819 700
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £23,000 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 February 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 February 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
Gloucester 0 65 £46,000 +31.43% 14
Cheltenham +4 60 £37,500 -3.23% 12
Stroud +10 24 £23,000 -40.65% 1
Cirencester -13 12 £50,000 +36.99% 2
Tewkesbury -1 3 £25,000 -56.52% 1
Filton +5 1 £20,500 -28.07%
Microsoft
South West

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 91 (42.72%) Windows
2 65 (30.52%) SQL Server
3 63 (29.58%) Windows Server
4 62 (29.11%) Active Directory
5 58 (27.23%) SQL
6 56 (26.29%) Microsoft Azure
7 50 (23.47%) Security Cleared
7 50 (23.47%) C#
8 49 (23.00%) .NET
9 48 (22.54%) Microsoft Office
10 47 (22.07%) DV Cleared
11 45 (21.13%) Office 365
12 43 (20.19%) ASP.NET
12 43 (20.19%) Degree
13 40 (18.78%) VMware
13 40 (18.78%) Agile Software Development
14 38 (17.84%) Analytical Skills
15 34 (15.96%) MVC
15 34 (15.96%) Microsoft Certification
15 34 (15.96%) Mac OS X
16 33 (15.49%) Firewall
17 32 (15.02%) VMware Infrastructure
18 31 (14.55%) ITIL
19 30 (14.08%) PowerShell
20 29 (13.62%) Software Engineering
20 29 (13.62%) Windows 10
21 28 (13.15%) Business Intelligence
22 27 (12.68%) JavaScript
22 27 (12.68%) Service Delivery
23 26 (12.21%) AngularJS

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 23 (10.80%) MS Exchange
2 22 (10.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 22 (10.33%) SharePoint
3 20 (9.39%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (4.69%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (2.82%) Apache Pig
5 6 (2.82%) IIS
5 6 (2.82%) SharePoint Server
6 5 (2.35%) SAS
7 4 (1.88%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (1.88%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.88%) WebSphere Portal
8 2 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.47%) Moodle
9 1 (0.47%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 48 (22.54%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (3.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (2.35%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.94%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.47%) GNU Octave
5 1 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 17 (7.98%) Dynamics NAV
2 10 (4.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.88%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (1.41%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 56 (26.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (21.13%) Office 365
3 23 (10.80%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (7.51%) SaaS
5 7 (3.29%) Azure Active Directory
5 7 (3.29%) PaaS
6 5 (2.35%) IaaS
7 4 (1.88%) Azure Data Factory
7 4 (1.88%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (1.88%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.94%) Data Lake Analytics
8 2 (0.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.47%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
9 1 (0.47%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 33 (15.49%) Firewall
2 21 (9.86%) Network Security
3 13 (6.10%) Intrusion Detection
3 13 (6.10%) SSL
4 11 (5.16%) DHCP
4 11 (5.16%) DNS
4 11 (5.16%) SAN
4 11 (5.16%) TCP/IP
5 10 (4.69%) VLAN
5 10 (4.69%) VPN
6 8 (3.76%) NAS
7 7 (3.29%) HTTP
8 6 (2.82%) Fibre Channel
9 5 (2.35%) WAN
10 4 (1.88%) LAN
10 4 (1.88%) Wireless
11 3 (1.41%) Intranet
11 3 (1.41%) NetScaler
12 2 (0.94%) IPv4
12 2 (0.94%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (30.52%) SQL Server
2 22 (10.33%) SQL Server 2016
3 18 (8.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (7.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (6.10%) MongoDB
6 12 (5.63%) Hadoop
6 12 (5.63%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (5.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 11 (5.16%) Big Data
8 10 (4.69%) Power BI
9 8 (3.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 8 (3.76%) SQL Server 2014
10 7 (3.29%) Data Lake
10 7 (3.29%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (2.82%) Apache Hive
11 6 (2.82%) MySQL
11 6 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (2.35%) Azure SQL Database
12 5 (2.35%) NoSQL
12 5 (2.35%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 14 (6.57%) Visual Studio
2 10 (4.69%) JIRA
2 10 (4.69%) TeamCity
3 7 (3.29%) Git (software)
4 6 (2.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (2.82%) Bitbucket
4 6 (2.82%) CodeSonar
4 6 (2.82%) git-flow
4 6 (2.82%) Robot Framework
4 6 (2.82%) Selenium
5 5 (2.35%) Subversion
6 4 (1.88%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.94%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (0.47%) IDA Disassembler
9 1 (0.47%) MorphX
9 1 (0.47%) NUnit
9 1 (0.47%) OllyDbg
9 1 (0.47%) WinDbg
General
1 21 (9.86%) Finance
2 19 (8.92%) Advertising
3 10 (4.69%) Retail
4 7 (3.29%) Manufacturing
4 7 (3.29%) Marketing
5 4 (1.88%) Banking
5 4 (1.88%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.41%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.94%) Legal
8 1 (0.47%) Automotive
8 1 (0.47%) Billing
8 1 (0.47%) Electronics
8 1 (0.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (23.00%) Developer
2 44 (20.66%) Analyst
3 35 (16.43%) .NET Developer
4 29 (13.62%) Consultant
5 26 (12.21%) Support Analyst
6 25 (11.74%) Desktop Analyst
6 25 (11.74%) Desktop Support
7 20 (9.39%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 17 (7.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 17 (7.98%) Software Engineer
9 13 (6.10%) Windows Support Analyst
10 10 (4.69%) IT Support
10 10 (4.69%) Messaging Developer
11 9 (4.23%) C# Developer
12 8 (3.76%) Administrator
12 8 (3.76%) C# .NET Developer
12 8 (3.76%) Cloud Engineer
12 8 (3.76%) Microsoft Consultant
12 8 (3.76%) Senior Developer
12 8 (3.76%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (23.00%) .NET
2 43 (20.19%) ASP.NET
3 26 (12.21%) AngularJS
4 23 (10.80%) Web Services
5 20 (9.39%) ASP.NET MVC
6 18 (8.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 17 (7.98%) .NET Framework
8 16 (7.51%) Node.js
8 16 (7.51%) RabbitMQ
9 15 (7.04%) ASP.NET Web API
10 14 (6.57%) KnockoutJS
11 12 (5.63%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 12 (5.63%) XML
12 11 (5.16%) RESTful
12 11 (5.16%) WPF
13 10 (4.69%) CSS
13 10 (4.69%) HTML
13 10 (4.69%) MSMQ
13 10 (4.69%) REST
14 9 (4.23%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 38 (17.84%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.10%) Computer Science
3 12 (5.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 8 (3.76%) Device Driver
5 7 (3.29%) Driving Licence
5 7 (3.29%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (3.29%) Hybrid Cloud
6 6 (2.82%) Public Cloud
6 6 (2.82%) Replication
7 3 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.41%) iPhone
7 3 (1.41%) Mobile Computing
8 2 (0.94%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.94%) Fintech
8 2 (0.94%) iPad
8 2 (0.94%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.47%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.47%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.47%) State Machine
9 1 (0.47%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 91 (42.72%) Windows
2 63 (29.58%) Windows Server
3 34 (15.96%) Mac OS X
4 29 (13.62%) Windows 10
5 24 (11.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (10.80%) Windows 7
7 21 (9.86%) Windows 8
8 20 (9.39%) Linux
9 19 (8.92%) Windows Server 2012
10 15 (7.04%) Android
11 8 (3.76%) Unix
12 7 (3.29%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.94%) VMS
13 2 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.47%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.47%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (18.78%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (15.96%) MVC
3 31 (14.55%) ITIL
4 29 (13.62%) Software Engineering
5 28 (13.15%) Business Intelligence
6 27 (12.68%) Service Delivery
7 22 (10.33%) ITIL V3
7 22 (10.33%) Service Management
8 21 (9.86%) ITSM
9 20 (9.39%) Proactive Management
9 20 (9.39%) Problem Management
10 16 (7.51%) Kanban
10 16 (7.51%) Multithreading
11 15 (7.04%) Network Virtualisation
12 14 (6.57%) OO
12 14 (6.57%) Web Application Development
13 13 (6.10%) Visualisation
14 12 (5.63%) Cybersecurity
14 12 (5.63%) Migration
14 12 (5.63%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 58 (27.23%) SQL
2 50 (23.47%) C#
3 30 (14.08%) PowerShell
4 27 (12.68%) JavaScript
5 25 (11.74%) C
6 16 (7.51%) C++
6 16 (7.51%) Python
7 13 (6.10%) T-SQL
8 11 (5.16%) Java
9 10 (4.69%) F#
9 10 (4.69%) Ruby
10 6 (2.82%) Objective-C
11 4 (1.88%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.88%) PHP
11 4 (1.88%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.88%) R
12 3 (1.41%) U-SQL
13 1 (0.47%) Fortran
13 1 (0.47%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.47%) X++
Qualifications
1 50 (23.47%) Security Cleared
2 47 (22.07%) DV Cleared
3 43 (20.19%) Degree
4 34 (15.96%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (8.45%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (6.10%) CCNA
7 11 (5.16%) MCSE
8 8 (3.76%) SC Cleared
9 7 (3.29%) Network+ Certification
10 4 (1.88%) CISSP
10 4 (1.88%) CompTIA Security+
10 4 (1.88%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (1.88%) GIAC
10 4 (1.88%) Linux+ Certification
10 4 (1.88%) SANS
10 4 (1.88%) SSCP
11 3 (1.41%) A+ Certification
11 3 (1.41%) CCENT
11 3 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.94%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.35%) PMO
3 4 (1.88%) SLA
4 3 (1.41%) QA
5 2 (0.94%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.47%) GDPR
6 1 (0.47%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 62 (29.11%) Active Directory
2 32 (15.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (11.27%) Hyper-V
4 13 (6.10%) Virtual Desktop
5 10 (4.69%) vSphere
6 8 (3.76%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (3.29%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (2.82%) BitLocker
8 6 (2.82%) Docker
8 6 (2.82%) Firmware
9 2 (0.94%) XenApp
9 2 (0.94%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.47%) HDFS
10 1 (0.47%) Snort
10 1 (0.47%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 15 (7.04%) SCCM
2 10 (4.69%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 10 (4.69%) Kibana
2 10 (4.69%) WSUS
3 9 (4.23%) SCOM
4 7 (3.29%) SCVMM
4 7 (3.29%) vCenter Server
5 6 (2.82%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 6 (2.82%) HAProxy
5 6 (2.82%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 6 (2.82%) Puppet
5 6 (2.82%) Salt
5 6 (2.82%) SCDPM
6 4 (1.88%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.47%) Control-M
7 1 (0.47%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.47%) PowerCLI
7 1 (0.47%) vMotion
Vendors
1 40 (18.78%) VMware
2 21 (9.86%) Apple
3 19 (8.92%) Cisco
4 17 (7.98%) Citrix
5 12 (5.63%) McAfee
6 8 (3.76%) Dell
7 7 (3.29%) HP
7 7 (3.29%) Oracle
8 5 (2.35%) Aruba
8 5 (2.35%) IBM
8 5 (2.35%) Tableau
9 4 (1.88%) Avaya
9 4 (1.88%) Fujitsu
9 4 (1.88%) Google
9 4 (1.88%) Hortonworks
9 4 (1.88%) Sophos
9 4 (1.88%) Teradata
10 3 (1.41%) 3PAR
10 3 (1.41%) F5
10 3 (1.41%) Veeam