Period
to 31 July 2021

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 31 July 2021 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
31 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 9 9 13
Rank change year-on-year 0 +4 +8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 267 169 246
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 23.48% 19.84% 14.59%
As % of the Vendors category 46.68% 46.05% 31.99%
Number of salaries quoted 144 115 206
10th Percentile £23,500 £25,250 £24,250
25th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £37,500 £47,500 £43,125
Median % change year-on-year -21.05% +10.14% +9.18%
75th Percentile £52,500 £58,750 £55,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £90,000 £64,375
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +5.13%

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 572 367 769
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 50.31% 43.08% 45.61%
Number of salaries quoted 307 276 640
10th Percentile £24,000 £26,750 £25,250
25th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
75th Percentile £57,500 £61,250 £57,500
90th Percentile £71,650 £80,375 £65,000
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year - +1.12% +4.71%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

Job postings citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Gloucestershire

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microsoft in Gloucestershire.

Salary trend for Microsoft in Gloucestershire

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 31 July 2021.

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 31 July 2021. 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 +3 152 £37,500 -25.00% 24
Gloucester 0 64 £43,750 +17.45% 21
Tewkesbury -10 10 £45,000 -18.18% 7
Cirencester +12 8 £25,000 -23.05%
Stroud +1 4 - -
Chipping Campden 0 1 £26,500 -
Dursley - 1 £57,500 -
Tetbury - 1 £18,500 -
Microsoft
South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2021, 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.

1 158 (59.18%) Azure
2 140 (52.43%) PowerShell
3 139 (52.06%) AWS
4 131 (49.06%) Windows
5 105 (39.33%) Linux
6 104 (38.95%) Agile Software Development
7 102 (38.20%) Bash Shell
8 101 (37.83%) DevOps
9 91 (34.08%) SQL
10 86 (32.21%) VMware
11 83 (31.09%) Infrastructure as Code
12 82 (30.71%) Ansible
12 82 (30.71%) Docker
12 82 (30.71%) VMware Infrastructure
13 81 (30.34%) Python
14 80 (29.96%) ITIL
15 75 (28.09%) Git (software)
16 74 (27.72%) Web Services
17 73 (27.34%) Windows Server 2016
18 72 (26.97%) Scrum
19 71 (26.59%) Windows Server
20 69 (25.84%) JIRA
21 68 (25.47%) Task Automation
22 67 (25.09%) SDLC
23 65 (24.34%) Machine Learning
23 65 (24.34%) SQL Server
24 64 (23.97%) Service Management
24 64 (23.97%) Puppet
25 62 (23.22%) Firewall
25 62 (23.22%) Confluence

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 62 (23.22%) Confluence
2 18 (6.74%) SharePoint
3 8 (3.00%) Skype for Business
4 7 (2.62%) IIS
5 5 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (1.87%) MS Exchange
5 5 (1.87%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.12%) CMS
6 3 (1.12%) NServiceBus
7 2 (0.75%) Drupal
Applications
1 29 (10.86%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (3.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.12%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.75%) FastStats
2 2 (0.75%) FastStats PeopleStage
2 2 (0.75%) Line 50
2 2 (0.75%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.37%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 158 (59.18%) Azure
2 139 (52.06%) AWS
3 46 (17.23%) Microsoft 365
4 37 (13.86%) GCP
5 26 (9.74%) Power Platform
6 22 (8.24%) GitHub
6 22 (8.24%) SaaS
7 18 (6.74%) Serverless
8 17 (6.37%) AWS CloudFormation
8 17 (6.37%) AWS Lambda
8 17 (6.37%) OpenShift
9 11 (4.12%) IaaS
10 10 (3.75%) Azure Active Directory
11 9 (3.37%) Dynamics 365
11 9 (3.37%) OneDrive
12 8 (3.00%) Snowflake
13 7 (2.62%) Matillion
14 6 (2.25%) PaaS
15 3 (1.12%) Amazon ECS
16 2 (0.75%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 62 (23.22%) Firewall
2 60 (22.47%) IPv4
3 47 (17.60%) VLAN
3 47 (17.60%) VPN
4 43 (16.10%) OSPF
5 17 (6.37%) SAN
6 13 (4.87%) DNS
7 10 (3.75%) DHCP
7 10 (3.75%) TCP/IP
8 8 (3.00%) Skype
9 5 (1.87%) Fibre Channel
9 5 (1.87%) iSCSI
9 5 (1.87%) MPLS
10 4 (1.50%) VoIP
10 4 (1.50%) WAN
11 3 (1.12%) LAN
11 3 (1.12%) NAS
11 3 (1.12%) WebEx
12 2 (0.75%) Structured Cabling
12 2 (0.75%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (24.34%) SQL Server
2 37 (13.86%) MongoDB
3 31 (11.61%) Data Warehouse
3 31 (11.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 26 (9.74%) Power BI
5 22 (8.24%) MySQL
6 20 (7.49%) SQL Server 2016
7 17 (6.37%) Hadoop
8 13 (4.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (3.75%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (2.25%) Amazon RDS
11 5 (1.87%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (1.87%) SQL Server 2014
11 5 (1.87%) SQL Server 2017
12 4 (1.50%) Relational Database
13 3 (1.12%) Tableau
14 2 (0.75%) Amazon Redshift
15 1 (0.37%) Geospatial Data
15 1 (0.37%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 75 (28.09%) Git (software)
2 69 (25.84%) JIRA
3 47 (17.60%) Subversion
4 19 (7.12%) Bitbucket
5 17 (6.37%) Eclipse
5 17 (6.37%) Jenkins
5 17 (6.37%) JMeter
5 17 (6.37%) Robot Framework
5 17 (6.37%) SonarQube
6 14 (5.24%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (1.87%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.37%) Babel
8 1 (0.37%) LabVIEW
8 1 (0.37%) MSTest
8 1 (0.37%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.37%) Visual Studio Code
8 1 (0.37%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.37%) webpack
General
1 49 (18.35%) Finance
2 47 (17.60%) Social Skills
3 9 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.00%) Public Sector
5 5 (1.87%) Games
6 4 (1.50%) Aerospace
6 4 (1.50%) Legal
6 4 (1.50%) Marketing
6 4 (1.50%) Retail
7 3 (1.12%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.75%) Electronics
8 2 (0.75%) Law
9 1 (0.37%) Documentation Skills
9 1 (0.37%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 1 (0.37%) Local Government
9 1 (0.37%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 63 (23.60%) Developer
2 39 (14.61%) Administrator
3 29 (10.86%) DBA
4 25 (9.36%) DevOps Engineer
5 21 (7.87%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 21 (7.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 21 (7.87%) Software Developer
6 18 (6.74%) Architect
6 18 (6.74%) Linux Engineer
7 16 (5.99%) Cloud Engineer
7 16 (5.99%) Solutions Architect
8 15 (5.62%) Cloud Architect
9 14 (5.24%) Cloud Solutions Architect
9 14 (5.24%) Lead Cloud Engineer
9 14 (5.24%) Principal Architect
9 14 (5.24%) Principal Solutions Architect
10 13 (4.87%) Analyst
10 13 (4.87%) IT Support
10 13 (4.87%) SQL Developer
10 13 (4.87%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (27.72%) Web Services
2 39 (14.61%) .NET
3 23 (8.61%) .NET Framework
4 20 (7.49%) ASP.NET
4 20 (7.49%) Kafka
5 17 (6.37%) Apache NiFi
5 17 (6.37%) Elastic Stack
6 14 (5.24%) React
7 11 (4.12%) CSS
7 11 (4.12%) HTML
8 8 (3.00%) AngularJS
9 7 (2.62%) .NET Core
9 7 (2.62%) Entity Framework
10 6 (2.25%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (2.25%) REST
10 6 (2.25%) SOAP
10 6 (2.25%) Vue.js
10 6 (2.25%) WPF
10 6 (2.25%) XML
11 3 (1.12%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 41 (15.36%) Public Cloud
2 32 (11.99%) User Experience
3 26 (9.74%) Hybrid Cloud
4 17 (6.37%) Cyberattack
5 12 (4.49%) Greenfield Project
6 10 (3.75%) Driving Licence
7 9 (3.37%) Self-Motivation
8 8 (3.00%) Clustering
8 8 (3.00%) Data Centre
9 6 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.87%) Replication
11 3 (1.12%) Data Structures
11 3 (1.12%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.75%) Acoustics
12 2 (0.75%) Marketing Technology
12 2 (0.75%) Mobile App
13 1 (0.37%) Analogue Electronics
13 1 (0.37%) Embedded Systems
13 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Storage
13 1 (0.37%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 131 (49.06%) Windows
2 105 (39.33%) Linux
3 73 (27.34%) Windows Server 2016
4 71 (26.59%) Windows Server
5 62 (23.22%) CentOS
6 43 (16.10%) Ubuntu
7 33 (12.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 29 (10.86%) Windows Server 2019
9 21 (7.87%) Unix
10 11 (4.12%) Windows 10
11 4 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.75%) Android
12 2 (0.75%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.37%) Debian
13 1 (0.37%) Fedora
13 1 (0.37%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (38.95%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (37.83%) DevOps
3 83 (31.09%) Infrastructure as Code
4 80 (29.96%) ITIL
5 72 (26.97%) Scrum
6 68 (25.47%) Task Automation
7 67 (25.09%) SDLC
8 65 (24.34%) Machine Learning
9 64 (23.97%) Service Management
10 62 (23.22%) Scaled Agile Framework
11 59 (22.10%) Data Science
11 59 (22.10%) DevSecOps
11 59 (22.10%) Site Reliability Engineering
11 59 (22.10%) Software Testing
12 58 (21.72%) Cyber Intelligence
13 47 (17.60%) Configuration Management
14 39 (14.61%) ETL
15 36 (13.48%) Business Intelligence
16 34 (12.73%) Continuous Integration
17 23 (8.61%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 140 (52.43%) PowerShell
2 102 (38.20%) Bash Shell
3 91 (34.08%) SQL
4 81 (30.34%) Python
5 40 (14.98%) C#
6 36 (13.48%) T-SQL
7 24 (8.99%) JavaScript
8 13 (4.87%) R
9 11 (4.12%) VB
10 10 (3.75%) VBScript
11 5 (1.87%) C++
12 4 (1.50%) Java
12 4 (1.50%) XPath
13 3 (1.12%) C
14 2 (0.75%) Perl
15 1 (0.37%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 1 (0.37%) Delphi
15 1 (0.37%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.37%) PHP
Qualifications
1 58 (21.72%) Security Cleared
2 30 (11.24%) SC Cleared
3 24 (8.99%) Degree
4 14 (5.24%) GIAC
5 13 (4.87%) AWS Certification
5 13 (4.87%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (4.87%) RHCE
6 7 (2.62%) MCSE
7 6 (2.25%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (2.25%) DV Cleared
7 6 (2.25%) MCSA
8 5 (1.87%) CCA
8 5 (1.87%) Citrix Certification
8 5 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (1.87%) Postgraduate
8 5 (1.87%) RHCSA
8 5 (1.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (1.50%) CCNA
9 4 (1.50%) DBS Check
10 3 (1.12%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.62%) GDPR
2 6 (2.25%) Data Quality
2 6 (2.25%) SLA
3 5 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 5 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 82 (30.71%) Docker
1 82 (30.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 51 (19.10%) VMware ESXi
3 30 (11.24%) Active Directory
4 9 (3.37%) Hyper-V
5 8 (3.00%) vSphere
5 8 (3.00%) XenApp
5 8 (3.00%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (1.12%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.37%) NFS
7 1 (0.37%) Samba
7 1 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.37%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.37%) Xen
Systems Management
1 82 (30.71%) Ansible
2 64 (23.97%) Puppet
3 35 (13.11%) Terraform
4 21 (7.87%) Kubernetes
5 8 (3.00%) Microsoft Intune
6 5 (1.87%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 5 (1.87%) Single Sign-On
6 5 (1.87%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (1.12%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (1.12%) SCCM
8 2 (0.75%) Cisco UCCE
8 2 (0.75%) WSUS
9 1 (0.37%) Cisco UCCX
9 1 (0.37%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.37%) Nagios
9 1 (0.37%) OpenNMS
9 1 (0.37%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.37%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 86 (32.21%) VMware
2 61 (22.85%) Oracle
3 39 (14.61%) Red Hat
4 37 (13.86%) Google
5 20 (7.49%) Salesforce.com
6 19 (7.12%) Atlassian
7 17 (6.37%) Splunk
8 14 (5.24%) Citrix
9 9 (3.37%) Cisco
9 9 (3.37%) Sophos
10 7 (2.62%) Dell
11 6 (2.25%) EMC
11 6 (2.25%) IBM
11 6 (2.25%) NetApp
11 6 (2.25%) SAP
11 6 (2.25%) Veeam
11 6 (2.25%) Xamarin
12 3 (1.12%) Apple
12 3 (1.12%) JD Edwards
13 2 (0.75%) Avaya