Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 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
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 15 14
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 215 211 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 13.81% 14.09% 14.75%
As % of the Vendors category 39.67% 32.56% 33.57%
Number of salaries quoted 157 188 308
Gloucestershire median annual salary £42,500 £37,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.09% -0.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £21,250 £19,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £56,625 £56,250
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -6.67%

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 542 648 998
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 34.81% 43.29% 43.95%
Number of salaries quoted 414 554 826
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% -3.53%
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,050 £60,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% -2.50%

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 18 November 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 18 November 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
Cheltenham +9 55 £42,500 +26.87% 14
Gloucester -4 48 £41,000 -3.53% 25
Cirencester +19 28 £41,779 +9.94%
Tewkesbury +5 17 £35,000 +16.67% 2
Filton +2 9 - -
Mitcheldean - 2 £34,000 -
Stroud +1 1 £37,500 +63.04% 1
Lechlade - 1 £21,500 -
Fairford - 1 £35,000 -
Chipping Campden - 1 £35,000 - 3
Microsoft
South West

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 114 (53.02%) Windows
2 70 (32.56%) Linux
3 68 (31.63%) Security Cleared
4 49 (22.79%) .NET
5 47 (21.86%) ITIL
6 46 (21.40%) DV Cleared
7 45 (20.93%) Microsoft Office
7 45 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
8 44 (20.47%) Active Directory
9 43 (20.00%) SQL Server
10 41 (19.07%) Windows Server
10 41 (19.07%) Problem-Solving
11 40 (18.60%) C#
12 38 (17.67%) Python
13 37 (17.21%) C
14 35 (16.28%) C++
15 34 (15.81%) PowerShell
16 33 (15.35%) Software Engineering
17 32 (14.88%) SQL
18 31 (14.42%) JavaScript
18 31 (14.42%) Microsoft Azure
18 31 (14.42%) Office 365
19 30 (13.95%) Test Automation
20 29 (13.49%) Android
20 29 (13.49%) Java
20 29 (13.49%) Firewall
21 28 (13.02%) Windows Server 2012
22 27 (12.56%) VMware
22 27 (12.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
23 26 (12.09%) Scrum

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 13 (6.05%) Apache Pig
2 12 (5.58%) SharePoint
3 8 (3.72%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.40%) IIS
4 3 (1.40%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.93%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.47%) Apache
6 1 (0.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.47%) Confluence
6 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.47%) Moodle
6 1 (0.47%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle 10gAS
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.47%) SAS
6 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.47%) WebLogic
Applications
1 45 (20.93%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (6.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (3.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (2.33%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.86%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.47%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 7 (3.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.33%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.93%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 31 (14.42%) Microsoft Azure
1 31 (14.42%) Office 365
2 12 (5.58%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (3.72%) Azure Active Directory
3 8 (3.72%) Dynamics 365
4 7 (3.26%) SaaS
5 2 (0.93%) IaaS
5 2 (0.93%) PaaS
6 1 (0.47%) Amazon SageMaker
6 1 (0.47%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.47%) G Suite
6 1 (0.47%) GitHub
6 1 (0.47%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.47%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 29 (13.49%) Firewall
2 18 (8.37%) TCP/IP
3 14 (6.51%) HTTP
4 13 (6.05%) SSL
5 12 (5.58%) Network Security
6 9 (4.19%) DNS
7 7 (3.26%) DHCP
7 7 (3.26%) Intrusion Detection
7 7 (3.26%) Wireless
8 5 (2.33%) LAN
8 5 (2.33%) VPN
8 5 (2.33%) WAN
9 4 (1.86%) SAN
9 4 (1.86%) VoIP
10 3 (1.40%) ADSL
11 2 (0.93%) AMQP
11 2 (0.93%) Cisco Wireless
11 2 (0.93%) NetScaler
11 2 (0.93%) Skype
11 2 (0.93%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 23 (10.70%) Big Data
3 18 (8.37%) MySQL
4 15 (6.98%) Hadoop
5 13 (6.05%) Apache Hive
6 6 (2.79%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.86%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.86%) SQL Server 2016
9 3 (1.40%) Geospatial Data
9 3 (1.40%) GIS
9 3 (1.40%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (1.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.93%) Data Lake
10 2 (0.93%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (0.93%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.93%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 23 (10.70%) Git (software)
2 18 (8.37%) JIRA
2 18 (8.37%) Selenium
3 17 (7.91%) Bitbucket
4 16 (7.44%) git-flow
5 15 (6.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 15 (6.98%) CodeSonar
5 15 (6.98%) Robot Framework
5 15 (6.98%) Visual Studio
6 10 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (1.86%) GCC
8 3 (1.40%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.93%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (0.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (0.93%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.47%) Appium
10 1 (0.47%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.47%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.47%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 26 (12.09%) Finance
2 10 (4.65%) Military
3 6 (2.79%) Electronics
4 5 (2.33%) Advertising
4 5 (2.33%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.33%) Marketing
5 4 (1.86%) Aerospace
5 4 (1.86%) Retail
6 3 (1.40%) Law
6 3 (1.40%) Legal
6 3 (1.40%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.93%) Automotive
8 1 (0.47%) French Language
8 1 (0.47%) German Language
8 1 (0.47%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.47%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 28 (13.02%) Developer
2 27 (12.56%) IT Engineer
3 26 (12.09%) Support Engineer
4 24 (11.16%) Software Engineer
5 21 (9.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 19 (8.84%) Analyst
7 14 (6.51%) IT Support
8 13 (6.05%) C++ Software Engineer
8 13 (6.05%) Consultant
9 11 (5.12%) C# Software Engineer
9 11 (5.12%) IT Support Engineer
9 11 (5.12%) Java Engineer
9 11 (5.12%) Java Software Engineer
10 10 (4.65%) Cloud Engineer
10 10 (4.65%) Software Developer
11 8 (3.72%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (3.72%) Computer Engineer
11 8 (3.72%) Project Manager
12 7 (3.26%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 7 (3.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (22.79%) .NET
2 23 (10.70%) .NET Framework
3 21 (9.77%) ASP.NET
4 18 (8.37%) Node.js
5 17 (7.91%) RabbitMQ
6 15 (6.98%) Django
6 15 (6.98%) Java EE
6 15 (6.98%) LAMP
6 15 (6.98%) REST
6 15 (6.98%) SOAP
6 15 (6.98%) Spring MVC
6 15 (6.98%) STL
7 10 (4.65%) HTML
8 9 (4.19%) AngularJS
9 8 (3.72%) Web Services
9 8 (3.72%) WPF
10 7 (3.26%) CSS
11 5 (2.33%) jQuery
11 5 (2.33%) WinForms
11 5 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.16%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.19%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (3.72%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.33%) Blackberry
4 5 (2.33%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.33%) Cyber Defence
4 5 (2.33%) Cybercrime
4 5 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (2.33%) PKI
5 4 (1.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (1.86%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (1.86%) iPad
6 3 (1.40%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.40%) Device Driver
6 3 (1.40%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.40%) Social Media
6 3 (1.40%) Video\Live Streaming
7 2 (0.93%) Media Streaming
7 2 (0.93%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 114 (53.02%) Windows
2 70 (32.56%) Linux
3 41 (19.07%) Windows Server
4 29 (13.49%) Android
5 28 (13.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (11.16%) Apple iOS
7 20 (9.30%) Windows 10
8 18 (8.37%) Mac OS X
9 11 (5.12%) Unix
10 10 (4.65%) Ubuntu
11 9 (4.19%) Windows 7
12 8 (3.72%) CentOS
12 8 (3.72%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (3.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (2.33%) Fedora
14 5 (2.33%) Windows XP
15 4 (1.86%) Windows Server 2008
16 3 (1.40%) Windows 8
17 2 (0.93%) Solaris
18 1 (0.47%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (21.86%) ITIL
2 45 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (19.07%) Problem-Solving
4 33 (15.35%) Software Engineering
5 30 (13.95%) Test Automation
6 27 (12.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 26 (12.09%) Scrum
8 21 (9.77%) Cybersecurity
8 21 (9.77%) Kanban
9 19 (8.84%) ERP
10 17 (7.91%) Multithreading
10 17 (7.91%) Systems Engineering
11 16 (7.44%) Reverse Engineering
11 16 (7.44%) User Stories
12 15 (6.98%) API Design
12 15 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
12 15 (6.98%) Ethical Hacking
12 15 (6.98%) Penetration Testing
13 14 (6.51%) SDLC
13 14 (6.51%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (18.60%) C#
2 38 (17.67%) Python
3 37 (17.21%) C
4 35 (16.28%) C++
5 34 (15.81%) PowerShell
6 32 (14.88%) SQL
7 31 (14.42%) JavaScript
8 29 (13.49%) Java
9 24 (11.16%) Bash Shell
10 15 (6.98%) Objective-C
10 15 (6.98%) PHP
11 6 (2.79%) T-SQL
12 4 (1.86%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.40%) Embedded C
13 3 (1.40%) Embedded C++
13 3 (1.40%) Perl
14 2 (0.93%) F#
14 2 (0.93%) Ruby
14 2 (0.93%) X++
15 1 (0.47%) R
Qualifications
1 68 (31.63%) Security Cleared
2 46 (21.40%) DV Cleared
3 23 (10.70%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (10.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (8.84%) CCNA
5 19 (8.84%) MCSE
6 18 (8.37%) SC Cleared
7 16 (7.44%) Degree
8 15 (6.98%) CISSP
8 15 (6.98%) CompTIA Security+
8 15 (6.98%) GIAC
8 15 (6.98%) Linux+ Certification
8 15 (6.98%) Network+ Certification
8 15 (6.98%) SANS
8 15 (6.98%) SSCP
9 4 (1.86%) MCP
9 4 (1.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (1.40%) CCNP
11 2 (0.93%) CIMA
11 2 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.58%) SLA
2 8 (3.72%) Data Quality
2 8 (3.72%) QA
3 6 (2.79%) PMO
4 3 (1.40%) GDPR
5 2 (0.93%) COBIT
5 2 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 44 (20.47%) Active Directory
2 24 (11.16%) Docker
3 19 (8.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (8.37%) vSphere
5 14 (6.51%) Hyper-V
6 8 (3.72%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (2.79%) VirtualBox
7 6 (2.79%) Xen
8 4 (1.86%) BitLocker
8 4 (1.86%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (1.40%) VMware NSX
10 2 (0.93%) NFS
10 2 (0.93%) Samba
10 2 (0.93%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.93%) XenApp
11 1 (0.47%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 24 (11.16%) Puppet
2 15 (6.98%) Salt
3 13 (6.05%) SCCM
3 13 (6.05%) WSUS
4 10 (4.65%) vCenter Server
5 9 (4.19%) Ansible
6 7 (3.26%) Kubernetes
7 6 (2.79%) Docker Swarm
7 6 (2.79%) SCOM
8 5 (2.33%) Nagios
8 5 (2.33%) OpenNMS
8 5 (2.33%) ZABBIX
9 4 (1.86%) SCVMM
10 3 (1.40%) PowerCLI
11 2 (0.93%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 2 (0.93%) Kibana
11 2 (0.93%) Oracle RMAN
12 1 (0.47%) Data Guard
12 1 (0.47%) NetBackup
12 1 (0.47%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 27 (12.56%) VMware
2 14 (6.51%) Cisco
3 8 (3.72%) SolarWinds
4 7 (3.26%) HP
4 7 (3.26%) Red Hat
5 6 (2.79%) Dell
5 6 (2.79%) F5
5 6 (2.79%) Oracle
5 6 (2.79%) Proofpoint
5 6 (2.79%) Veeam
6 5 (2.33%) Apple
6 5 (2.33%) Citrix
6 5 (2.33%) Cloudera
6 5 (2.33%) Hortonworks
7 4 (1.86%) Canon
7 4 (1.86%) McAfee
7 4 (1.86%) SAP
8 3 (1.40%) EMC
8 3 (1.40%) Kaseya
8 3 (1.40%) Progress