Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 14 17
Rank change year-on-year -3 +3 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 212 234 323
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 12.79% 14.46% 15.14%
As % of the Vendors category 36.12% 32.05% 34.18%
Number of salaries quoted 168 206 289
Gloucestershire median annual salary £40,000 £36,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.59% -8.75% +2.56%
10th Percentile £27,125 £21,250 £20,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £55,000 £56,250
South West median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14% -2.78%

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 587 730 945
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 35.40% 45.12% 44.28%
Number of salaries quoted 477 631 739
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £60,150
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -1 52 £42,500 - 22
Cheltenham -8 41 £39,500 +31.67% 25
Tewkesbury +7 37 £35,000 +19.66% 1
Cirencester +11 25 £42,500 +16.44% 4
Filton +1 5 £35,000 +70.73% 1
Mitcheldean - 3 £38,000 - 1
Stroud +1 2 £56,000 +124.00% 1
Fairford - 1 £35,000 - 2
Lechlade - 1 £21,500 - 3
Microsoft
South West

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 112 (52.83%) Windows
2 77 (36.32%) Linux
3 73 (34.43%) Security Cleared
4 68 (32.08%) .NET
5 56 (26.42%) Agile Software Development
6 53 (25.00%) C#
7 51 (24.06%) SQL Server
8 48 (22.64%) SQL
9 47 (22.17%) Active Directory
10 43 (20.28%) C++
11 41 (19.34%) Windows Server
12 40 (18.87%) Microsoft Office
13 39 (18.40%) DV Cleared
14 38 (17.92%) Software Engineering
15 37 (17.45%) Microsoft Azure
15 37 (17.45%) JavaScript
16 35 (16.51%) Scrum
17 34 (16.04%) Problem-Solving
18 33 (15.57%) C
18 33 (15.57%) ITIL
19 32 (15.09%) Python
20 31 (14.62%) Windows Server 2012
20 31 (14.62%) Git (software)
20 31 (14.62%) PowerShell
21 30 (14.15%) Android
22 29 (13.68%) Visual Studio
23 28 (13.21%) Kanban
23 28 (13.21%) .NET Framework
23 28 (13.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
24 27 (12.74%) 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 12 (5.66%) Apache Pig
2 8 (3.77%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.36%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (1.89%) IIS
4 4 (1.89%) OpenStack
4 4 (1.89%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.47%) Apache
6 1 (0.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.47%) CMS
6 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.47%) Moodle
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle 10gAS
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.47%) SAS
6 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 40 (18.87%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (4.72%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (2.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.94%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.47%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 6 (2.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.36%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.94%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 37 (17.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (12.74%) Office 365
3 11 (5.19%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (5.19%) SaaS
4 9 (4.25%) Dynamics 365
5 8 (3.77%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.94%) IaaS
6 2 (0.94%) PaaS
7 1 (0.47%) Amazon SageMaker
7 1 (0.47%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (0.47%) GitHub
7 1 (0.47%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.47%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 26 (12.26%) Firewall
2 15 (7.08%) TCP/IP
3 13 (6.13%) HTTP
4 12 (5.66%) SSL
5 11 (5.19%) Intrusion Detection
5 11 (5.19%) Network Security
6 9 (4.25%) DNS
7 7 (3.30%) SAN
8 6 (2.83%) DHCP
8 6 (2.83%) Wireless
9 4 (1.89%) VLAN
9 4 (1.89%) VoIP
10 3 (1.42%) VPN
11 2 (0.94%) ADSL
11 2 (0.94%) NetScaler
11 2 (0.94%) WAN
12 1 (0.47%) Cisco Wireless
12 1 (0.47%) FTP
12 1 (0.47%) LAN
12 1 (0.47%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (24.06%) SQL Server
2 18 (8.49%) Big Data
3 16 (7.55%) Geospatial Data
3 16 (7.55%) GIS
4 15 (7.08%) MySQL
5 13 (6.13%) Hadoop
6 12 (5.66%) Apache Hive
7 8 (3.77%) SQL Server 2016
8 6 (2.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (2.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (1.89%) MongoDB
10 4 (1.89%) Relational Database
11 3 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (1.42%) SQL Server 2014
11 3 (1.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.94%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (0.94%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 31 (14.62%) Git (software)
2 29 (13.68%) Visual Studio
3 20 (9.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (6.60%) Bitbucket
4 14 (6.60%) JIRA
5 13 (6.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 13 (6.13%) CodeSonar
5 13 (6.13%) git-flow
5 13 (6.13%) Robot Framework
5 13 (6.13%) Selenium
6 5 (2.36%) GCC
7 4 (1.89%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.42%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.94%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (0.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.47%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.47%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.47%) Toad
General
1 24 (11.32%) Military
2 19 (8.96%) Finance
3 11 (5.19%) Manufacturing
4 7 (3.30%) Marketing
5 6 (2.83%) Electronics
5 6 (2.83%) Retail
6 5 (2.36%) Advertising
7 4 (1.89%) Aerospace
7 4 (1.89%) Law
7 4 (1.89%) Legal
8 3 (1.42%) Back Office
8 3 (1.42%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.47%) Automotive
9 1 (0.47%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 37 (17.45%) Developer
2 28 (13.21%) Software Engineer
3 27 (12.74%) Support Engineer
4 25 (11.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 22 (10.38%) IT Engineer
6 18 (8.49%) Analyst
7 16 (7.55%) C++ Software Engineer
8 13 (6.13%) Consultant
8 13 (6.13%) IT Support
9 11 (5.19%) C# Software Engineer
9 11 (5.19%) IT Support Engineer
9 11 (5.19%) Java Engineer
9 11 (5.19%) Java Software Engineer
9 11 (5.19%) Software Developer
10 10 (4.72%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 10 (4.72%) Administrator
11 9 (4.25%) .NET Developer
12 8 (3.77%) 3rd Line Support
12 8 (3.77%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 8 (3.77%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (32.08%) .NET
2 28 (13.21%) .NET Framework
3 22 (10.38%) ASP.NET
3 22 (10.38%) WPF
4 18 (8.49%) HTML
4 18 (8.49%) WinForms
5 17 (8.02%) Node.js
5 17 (8.02%) RabbitMQ
6 16 (7.55%) CSS
7 15 (7.08%) AngularJS
8 14 (6.60%) SOAP
9 13 (6.13%) Django
9 13 (6.13%) GStreamer
9 13 (6.13%) Java EE
9 13 (6.13%) LAMP
9 13 (6.13%) REST
9 13 (6.13%) Spring MVC
9 13 (6.13%) STL
10 10 (4.72%) KnockoutJS
11 9 (4.25%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.49%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.66%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (4.25%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.77%) PKI
5 7 (3.30%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.83%) Blackberry
7 5 (2.36%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.36%) iPad
7 5 (2.36%) Video\Live Streaming
8 4 (1.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 4 (1.89%) Driving Licence
8 4 (1.89%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (1.89%) Media Streaming
9 3 (1.42%) Cyber Defence
9 3 (1.42%) Cybercrime
9 3 (1.42%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.42%) Device Driver
9 3 (1.42%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (1.42%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 112 (52.83%) Windows
2 77 (36.32%) Linux
3 41 (19.34%) Windows Server
4 31 (14.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 30 (14.15%) Android
6 25 (11.79%) Apple iOS
7 22 (10.38%) Windows 10
8 16 (7.55%) Mac OS X
9 14 (6.60%) Unix
10 11 (5.19%) Windows 7
10 11 (5.19%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (4.25%) Ubuntu
12 7 (3.30%) CentOS
13 6 (2.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (2.36%) Windows 8
14 5 (2.36%) Windows Server 2003
15 4 (1.89%) Windows XP
16 3 (1.42%) Fedora
16 3 (1.42%) Solaris
17 1 (0.47%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (26.42%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (17.92%) Software Engineering
3 35 (16.51%) Scrum
4 34 (16.04%) Problem-Solving
5 33 (15.57%) ITIL
6 28 (13.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 28 (13.21%) Kanban
7 26 (12.26%) Test Automation
8 23 (10.85%) SDLC
9 19 (8.96%) Cybersecurity
10 18 (8.49%) ERP
10 18 (8.49%) OO
11 17 (8.02%) Business Intelligence
11 17 (8.02%) Multithreading
12 14 (6.60%) OOD
13 13 (6.13%) Ethical Hacking
13 13 (6.13%) Penetration Testing
13 13 (6.13%) Reverse Engineering
13 13 (6.13%) User Stories
13 13 (6.13%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 53 (25.00%) C#
2 48 (22.64%) SQL
3 43 (20.28%) C++
4 37 (17.45%) JavaScript
5 33 (15.57%) C
6 32 (15.09%) Python
7 31 (14.62%) PowerShell
8 22 (10.38%) Java
9 20 (9.43%) Bash Shell
10 16 (7.55%) PHP
11 13 (6.13%) Objective-C
12 8 (3.77%) VB.NET
13 4 (1.89%) F#
13 4 (1.89%) Perl
13 4 (1.89%) Ruby
13 4 (1.89%) VC++
14 3 (1.42%) Embedded C
14 3 (1.42%) Embedded C++
15 2 (0.94%) VBA
15 2 (0.94%) X++
Qualifications
1 73 (34.43%) Security Cleared
2 39 (18.40%) DV Cleared
3 22 (10.38%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (10.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (8.02%) CCNA
5 16 (7.55%) MCSE
5 16 (7.55%) SC Cleared
6 15 (7.08%) Degree
7 13 (6.13%) CISSP
7 13 (6.13%) CompTIA Security+
7 13 (6.13%) GIAC
7 13 (6.13%) Linux+ Certification
7 13 (6.13%) Network+ Certification
7 13 (6.13%) SANS
7 13 (6.13%) SSCP
8 4 (1.89%) CCNP
8 4 (1.89%) MCP
9 3 (1.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.94%) ACCA
10 2 (0.94%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.60%) SLA
2 11 (5.19%) QA
3 9 (4.25%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.94%) COBIT
4 2 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 47 (22.17%) Active Directory
2 20 (9.43%) Docker
3 17 (8.02%) vSphere
4 15 (7.08%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (6.60%) Hyper-V
6 6 (2.83%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (1.89%) BitLocker
7 4 (1.89%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (1.42%) VirtualBox
8 3 (1.42%) VMware NSX
8 3 (1.42%) Xen
9 2 (0.94%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.94%) XenApp
10 1 (0.47%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.47%) NFS
10 1 (0.47%) Samba
Systems Management
1 20 (9.43%) Puppet
2 16 (7.55%) WSUS
3 15 (7.08%) SCCM
4 13 (6.13%) Salt
5 7 (3.30%) Ansible
5 7 (3.30%) SCOM
6 6 (2.83%) vCenter Server
7 5 (2.36%) SCVMM
8 4 (1.89%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 4 (1.89%) Kibana
8 4 (1.89%) Kubernetes
9 3 (1.42%) Docker Swarm
9 3 (1.42%) Nagios
9 3 (1.42%) OpenNMS
9 3 (1.42%) PowerCLI
9 3 (1.42%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.94%) Oracle RMAN
11 1 (0.47%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Clustering
11 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 25 (11.79%) VMware
2 14 (6.60%) Cisco
3 6 (2.83%) Apple
3 6 (2.83%) Proofpoint
3 6 (2.83%) Red Hat
4 5 (2.36%) Canon
4 5 (2.36%) Citrix
4 5 (2.36%) HP
4 5 (2.36%) McAfee
4 5 (2.36%) Oracle
5 4 (1.89%) Brocade
5 4 (1.89%) Dell
5 4 (1.89%) EMC
5 4 (1.89%) F5
5 4 (1.89%) Juniper
5 4 (1.89%) Riverbed
5 4 (1.89%) SAP
6 3 (1.42%) Cloudera
6 3 (1.42%) Hortonworks
6 3 (1.42%) SolarWinds