Period
to 4 July 2020

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 4 July 2020 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
4 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 9 15 18
Rank change year-on-year +6 +3 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 182 233 209
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 18.44% 14.35% 12.58%
As % of the Vendors category 43.65% 32.63% 34.15%
Number of salaries quoted 128 198 185
Median annual salary £47,500 £43,125 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.14% +1.47% +21.43%
10th Percentile £26,750 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £65,750 £65,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +9.59%

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 417 714 612
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 42.25% 43.97% 36.85%
Number of salaries quoted 313 578 504
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £28,250 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £63,750 £62,500
South West median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%

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 4 July 2020.

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 4 July 2020. 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 +4 68 £50,000 +33.33% 7
Gloucester +6 44 £31,500 -39.42% 11
Tewkesbury +2 13 £55,000 +46.67% 3
Cirencester -10 2 £32,489 -7.18% 1
Stroud +1 1 £20,000 -33.33% 2
Fairford 0 1 £40,000 +14.29%
Microsoft
South West

For the 6 months to 4 July 2020, 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 82 (45.05%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (39.01%) .NET
2 71 (39.01%) Windows
3 58 (31.87%) JavaScript
4 57 (31.32%) HTML
5 55 (30.22%) Active Directory
6 54 (29.67%) Azure
7 52 (28.57%) C#
8 49 (26.92%) SQL Server
9 48 (26.37%) Linux
10 45 (24.73%) AWS
11 41 (22.53%) CSS
11 41 (22.53%) jQuery
12 40 (21.98%) Security Cleared
13 39 (21.43%) SQL
14 38 (20.88%) AngularJS
15 37 (20.33%) Office 365
16 36 (19.78%) Test Automation
17 34 (18.68%) DV Cleared
17 34 (18.68%) VMware
18 31 (17.03%) .NET Framework
18 31 (17.03%) SharePoint
18 31 (17.03%) VMware Infrastructure
18 31 (17.03%) Windows Server
19 30 (16.48%) Waterfall
20 29 (15.93%) Docker
20 29 (15.93%) Middleware
21 28 (15.38%) MVC
21 28 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
22 27 (14.84%) Service Management

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 31 (17.03%) SharePoint
2 13 (7.14%) CMS
2 13 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
3 11 (6.04%) Confluence
4 10 (5.49%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (5.49%) MS Exchange
5 8 (4.40%) Drupal
6 7 (3.85%) IIS
7 6 (3.30%) OpenStack
8 5 (2.75%) Skype for Business
9 4 (2.20%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (1.65%) Moodle
11 1 (0.55%) Apache
11 1 (0.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 20 (10.99%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (9.34%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (3.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (2.75%) MS Visio
5 4 (2.20%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (4.40%) NetSuite
1 8 (4.40%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 4 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.65%) Magento
4 1 (0.55%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.55%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 54 (29.67%) Azure
2 45 (24.73%) AWS
3 37 (20.33%) Office 365
4 22 (12.09%) SaaS
5 17 (9.34%) IaaS
6 14 (7.69%) PaaS
7 8 (4.40%) Power Platform
8 5 (2.75%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (2.20%) Dynamics 365
9 4 (2.20%) OneDrive
10 2 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.55%) AWS CloudTrail
11 1 (0.55%) GCP
11 1 (0.55%) GitHub
11 1 (0.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.69%) DNS
2 11 (6.04%) Firewall
3 10 (5.49%) TCP/IP
4 9 (4.95%) SAN
5 8 (4.40%) LAN
5 8 (4.40%) WAN
6 7 (3.85%) Internet
7 5 (2.75%) DHCP
7 5 (2.75%) HTTP
7 5 (2.75%) Skype
7 5 (2.75%) WLAN
8 4 (2.20%) Extranet
8 4 (2.20%) Fibre Channel
8 4 (2.20%) Intranet
8 4 (2.20%) iSCSI
8 4 (2.20%) NAS
8 4 (2.20%) NetScaler
8 4 (2.20%) VPN
9 3 (1.65%) Network Security
10 2 (1.10%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (26.92%) SQL Server
2 17 (9.34%) Big Data
3 10 (5.49%) MySQL
4 9 (4.95%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (4.95%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (4.40%) Power BI
6 7 (3.85%) NoSQL
7 6 (3.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (2.20%) Geospatial Data
8 4 (2.20%) GIS
8 4 (2.20%) Oracle Database
8 4 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (2.20%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (2.20%) SQL Server 2016
8 4 (2.20%) SQLite
9 3 (1.65%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.10%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 17 (9.34%) Git (software)
2 13 (7.14%) JIRA
3 8 (4.40%) Bitbucket
3 8 (4.40%) Jenkins
3 8 (4.40%) Selenium
3 8 (4.40%) Subversion
4 6 (3.30%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (2.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (2.75%) JUnit
6 3 (1.65%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.10%) Appium
7 2 (1.10%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.10%) eggPlant
7 2 (1.10%) LoadRunner
7 2 (1.10%) Maven
7 2 (1.10%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.10%) TestRail
7 2 (1.10%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.55%) git-flow
8 1 (0.55%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 24 (13.19%) Finance
2 20 (10.99%) Legal
3 5 (2.75%) German Language
3 5 (2.75%) Manufacturing
3 5 (2.75%) Public Sector
4 4 (2.20%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.65%) Automotive
6 2 (1.10%) Marketing
7 1 (0.55%) Electronics
7 1 (0.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 59 (32.42%) Developer
2 29 (15.93%) Middleware Developer
2 29 (15.93%) Systems Developer
3 27 (14.84%) Architect
4 24 (13.19%) Solutions Architect
5 18 (9.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 16 (8.79%) Backend Developer
7 15 (8.24%) Senior Developer
8 14 (7.69%) Cloud Architect
8 14 (7.69%) Cloud Solutions Architect
9 13 (7.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 12 (6.59%) .NET Developer
10 12 (6.59%) Software Developer
11 11 (6.04%) Analyst
11 11 (6.04%) DevOps Engineer
11 11 (6.04%) Senior Backend Developer
11 11 (6.04%) Senior Middleware Developer
11 11 (6.04%) Senior Systems Developer
12 10 (5.49%) Java Developer
13 8 (4.40%) Data Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (39.01%) .NET
2 57 (31.32%) HTML
3 41 (22.53%) CSS
3 41 (22.53%) jQuery
4 38 (20.88%) AngularJS
5 31 (17.03%) .NET Framework
6 29 (15.93%) Middleware
7 20 (10.99%) XML
8 16 (8.79%) Web Services
9 15 (8.24%) HTML5
10 14 (7.69%) WinForms
11 13 (7.14%) Entity Framework
12 12 (6.59%) Ajax
12 12 (6.59%) WPF
13 11 (6.04%) ASP.NET
13 11 (6.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 11 (6.04%) RESTful
13 11 (6.04%) WF
14 9 (4.95%) JSON
15 8 (4.40%) React
Miscellaneous
1 25 (13.74%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (10.99%) Reinsurance
3 14 (7.69%) Cloud Native
3 14 (7.69%) Cyberattack
3 14 (7.69%) PKI
4 13 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
5 10 (5.49%) Management Information System
6 7 (3.85%) Data Centre
7 6 (3.30%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.65%) Cyberthreat
8 3 (1.65%) FMCG
8 3 (1.65%) Microsoft Licensing
8 3 (1.65%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.10%) Cyber Defence
9 2 (1.10%) Device Driver
9 2 (1.10%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (1.10%) FlexPod
9 2 (1.10%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.10%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.10%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 71 (39.01%) Windows
2 48 (26.37%) Linux
3 31 (17.03%) Windows Server
4 13 (7.14%) Windows 10
5 9 (4.95%) Windows 7
6 8 (4.40%) Windows 8
6 8 (4.40%) Windows Server 2016
7 7 (3.85%) Android
7 7 (3.85%) Unix
7 7 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (3.30%) Apple iOS
8 6 (3.30%) CentOS
9 5 (2.75%) Debian
9 5 (2.75%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (2.20%) HPUX
10 4 (2.20%) Oracle Linux
10 4 (2.20%) Solaris
10 4 (2.20%) Windows Server 2019
11 3 (1.65%) Ubuntu
12 2 (1.10%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (45.05%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (19.78%) Test Automation
3 30 (16.48%) Waterfall
4 28 (15.38%) MVC
4 28 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
5 27 (14.84%) Service Management
6 26 (14.29%) DevOps
7 25 (13.74%) ITIL
8 23 (12.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 22 (12.09%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 21 (11.54%) Infrastructure as Code
11 20 (10.99%) Analytics
12 19 (10.44%) Open Source
13 18 (9.89%) Technical Leadership
14 17 (9.34%) Cybersecurity
14 17 (9.34%) Machine Learning
15 16 (8.79%) Data Science
16 15 (8.24%) Collaborative Working
16 15 (8.24%) IT Strategy
16 15 (8.24%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 58 (31.87%) JavaScript
2 52 (28.57%) C#
3 39 (21.43%) SQL
4 24 (13.19%) Java
5 19 (10.44%) PowerShell
6 17 (9.34%) Python
7 14 (7.69%) VB.NET
8 10 (5.49%) C++
9 8 (4.40%) C
10 5 (2.75%) Bash Shell
10 5 (2.75%) Ruby
11 3 (1.65%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 3 (1.65%) VB
12 2 (1.10%) PHP
12 2 (1.10%) R
12 2 (1.10%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.10%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 40 (21.98%) Security Cleared
2 34 (18.68%) DV Cleared
3 15 (8.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (7.69%) Degree
5 11 (6.04%) CCNA
5 11 (6.04%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (4.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (3.85%) MCSA
7 7 (3.85%) MCSE
8 6 (3.30%) SC Cleared
9 5 (2.75%) HND
9 5 (2.75%) MCAD
10 4 (2.20%) CompTIA Security+
10 4 (2.20%) Network+ Certification
11 3 (1.65%) A+ Certification
11 3 (1.65%) CCENT
11 3 (1.65%) MCP
11 3 (1.65%) Server+ Certification
12 2 (1.10%) ISTQB
12 2 (1.10%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (11.54%) QA
2 14 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (7.69%) NCSC
2 14 (7.69%) NIST
2 14 (7.69%) NIST 800
3 11 (6.04%) SLA
System Software
1 55 (30.22%) Active Directory
2 31 (17.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (15.93%) Docker
4 6 (3.30%) vSphere
5 4 (2.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 4 (2.20%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (2.20%) XenApp
5 4 (2.20%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.10%) Firmware
7 1 (0.55%) NFS
7 1 (0.55%) Samba
7 1 (0.55%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.55%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (10.99%) Terraform
2 8 (4.40%) Kubernetes
2 8 (4.40%) SCCM
3 5 (2.75%) Ansible
3 5 (2.75%) Cloudify
3 5 (2.75%) logstash
3 5 (2.75%) Packer
4 4 (2.20%) Backup Exec
4 4 (2.20%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (2.20%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (2.20%) Puppet
5 2 (1.10%) HP ALM
5 2 (1.10%) Nagios
6 1 (0.55%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.55%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.55%) OpenNMS
6 1 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.55%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.55%) vRealize
6 1 (0.55%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 34 (18.68%) VMware
2 18 (9.89%) Citrix
3 15 (8.24%) Google
4 12 (6.59%) Oracle
5 10 (5.49%) Cisco
5 10 (5.49%) Salesforce.com
6 9 (4.95%) Atlassian
7 8 (4.40%) MuleSoft
8 7 (3.85%) Dell
8 7 (3.85%) Veeam
9 6 (3.30%) HP
10 4 (2.20%) McAfee
10 4 (2.20%) Nintex
11 3 (1.65%) Avaya
11 3 (1.65%) EMC
11 3 (1.65%) NetApp
12 2 (1.10%) Nimble Storage
12 2 (1.10%) Red Hat
12 2 (1.10%) Telerik
13 1 (0.55%) SolarWinds