The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 8 5 15
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 114 70 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 20.61% 23.57% 10.00%
As % of the Vendors category 44.02% 54.26% 26.61%
Number of salaries quoted 104 63 29
Average salary £32,500 £30,542 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.41% -1.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £41,000 £38,100
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Microsoft
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Devon region.

Vendors Category
Devon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
259 129 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 46.84% 43.43% 37.58%
Number of salaries quoted 217 119 111
Average salary £34,500 £30,035 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.86% -9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,800 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,076 £41,150
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Devon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Devon region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Devon

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Devon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Devon region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Devon

Microsoft
Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Devon region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter 0 41 £35,000 +16.66% 10
Plymouth -4 24 £29,000 -16.59% 4
Tavistock - 4 £42,500 -
Okehampton - 3 - -
Microsoft
South West

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Devon region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft.

1 110 (52.13%) Windows
2 99 (46.92%) MS Excel
3 74 (35.07%) SQL Server
4 66 (31.28%) Active Directory
5 59 (27.96%) MS Exchange
6 53 (25.12%) LAN
7 50 (23.70%) SQL
8 49 (23.22%) .NET
8 49 (23.22%) C#
8 49 (23.22%) Microsoft Certification
9 48 (22.75%) WAN
10 45 (21.33%) Cisco
11 40 (18.96%) ITIL
11 40 (18.96%) MCITP
11 40 (18.96%) Lync
12 37 (17.54%) Internet
13 36 (17.06%) JavaScript
13 36 (17.06%) ASP.NET
14 34 (16.11%) IIS
14 34 (16.11%) MS Office
15 33 (15.64%) Avaya
16 32 (15.17%) VMware
16 32 (15.17%) TCP/IP
16 32 (15.17%) WLAN
17 30 (14.22%) MVC
17 30 (14.22%) jQuery
18 28 (13.27%) T-SQL
19 26 (12.32%) HTML
20 24 (11.37%) CSS
21 23 (10.90%) .NET Framework

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Devon region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 59 (27.96%) MS Exchange
2 40 (18.96%) Lync
3 34 (16.11%) IIS
4 17 (8.06%) SharePoint
5 15 (7.11%) BizTalk Server
5 15 (7.11%) Commerce Server
6 10 (4.74%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (4.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 8 (3.79%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (2.84%) Apache
10 4 (1.90%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (1.42%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2003
13 1 (0.47%) Lotus Domino
13 1 (0.47%) CMS
Applications
1 99 (46.92%) MS Excel
2 34 (16.11%) MS Office
3 16 (7.58%) MS Visio
4 12 (5.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.42%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (1.42%) Adobe After Effects
5 3 (1.42%) Photoshop
5 3 (1.42%) MS Project
6 2 (0.95%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.95%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 15 (7.11%) Fredhopper
2 4 (1.90%) Summit
2 4 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.95%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.47%) Magento
4 1 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.84%) Office 365
2 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (25.12%) LAN
2 48 (22.75%) WAN
3 37 (17.54%) Internet
4 32 (15.17%) WLAN
4 32 (15.17%) TCP/IP
5 13 (6.16%) DNS
6 12 (5.69%) DHCP
7 11 (5.21%) VPN
8 9 (4.27%) Firewall
9 8 (3.79%) SSL
10 7 (3.32%) Unified Communications
11 5 (2.37%) SAN
12 2 (0.95%) iSCSI
12 2 (0.95%) NAS
12 2 (0.95%) HTTP
13 1 (0.47%) SMTP
13 1 (0.47%) VoIP
13 1 (0.47%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (35.07%) SQL Server
2 23 (10.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (9.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (7.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (5.21%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (4.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (4.74%) DTS
7 8 (3.79%) MS Access
8 7 (3.32%) RDBMS
8 7 (3.32%) Relational Database
9 6 (2.84%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 6 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (1.90%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.47%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (7.58%) Visual Studio
2 6 (2.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.95%) Ant
5 1 (0.47%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 18 (8.53%) Finance
2 16 (7.58%) Retail
3 8 (3.79%) Back Office
4 7 (3.32%) Banking
5 6 (2.84%) French Language
5 6 (2.84%) Spanish Language
6 4 (1.90%) Marketing
7 3 (1.42%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.95%) Legal
9 1 (0.47%) Advertising
9 1 (0.47%) Law
Job Titles
1 51 (24.17%) Developer
2 42 (19.91%) Analyst
3 33 (15.64%) Project Engineer
4 32 (15.17%) Support Engineer
5 29 (13.74%) C# Developer
6 28 (13.27%) Systems Engineer
7 19 (9.00%) .NET Developer
7 19 (9.00%) C# .NET Developer
8 16 (7.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 16 (7.58%) Technical Analyst
8 16 (7.58%) ASP.NET Developer
9 15 (7.11%) Consultant
10 14 (6.64%) Systems Support
11 12 (5.69%) 2nd Line Support
11 12 (5.69%) SQL Developer
11 12 (5.69%) Systems Support Engineer
12 11 (5.21%) Integration Analyst
13 9 (4.27%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 9 (4.27%) SQL Server Developer
14 8 (3.79%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (23.22%) .NET
2 36 (17.06%) ASP.NET
3 30 (14.22%) jQuery
4 26 (12.32%) HTML
5 24 (11.37%) CSS
6 23 (10.90%) .NET Framework
7 19 (9.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 17 (8.06%) XML
9 16 (7.58%) Web Services
10 10 (4.74%) Middleware
10 10 (4.74%) CSS3
11 9 (4.27%) HTML5
12 6 (2.84%) WCF
13 5 (2.37%) JSON
14 4 (1.90%) Ajax
14 4 (1.90%) LINQ
14 4 (1.90%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 3 (1.42%) Flash
16 2 (0.95%) COM
17 1 (0.47%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.00%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.16%) Computer Science
3 11 (5.21%) Data Integration
4 9 (4.27%) Blackberry
4 9 (4.27%) Clustering
5 5 (2.37%) E-Learning
6 4 (1.90%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.42%) NHS
7 3 (1.42%) SCORM
7 3 (1.42%) Graphic Design
8 2 (0.95%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (0.95%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.47%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.47%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.47%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.47%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 110 (52.13%) Windows
2 22 (10.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (9.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (6.64%) Linux
5 12 (5.69%) Windows 2000 Server
6 5 (2.37%) Windows XP
6 5 (2.37%) Windows Vista
6 5 (2.37%) Windows 8
6 5 (2.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.95%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.95%) Android
9 1 (0.47%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (18.96%) ITIL
2 30 (14.22%) MVC
3 22 (10.43%) Service Delivery
4 16 (7.58%) E-Commerce
4 16 (7.58%) Time Management
5 13 (6.16%) Change Control
5 13 (6.16%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (5.69%) Project Management
6 12 (5.69%) Problem Management
7 10 (4.74%) Configuration Management
7 10 (4.74%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (2.84%) CRM
8 6 (2.84%) Migration
8 6 (2.84%) Web Application Development
8 6 (2.84%) Network Load Balancing
9 5 (2.37%) Responsive Web Design
9 5 (2.37%) Unit Testing
9 5 (2.37%) Mentoring
9 5 (2.37%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (2.37%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 50 (23.70%) SQL
2 49 (23.22%) C#
3 36 (17.06%) JavaScript
4 28 (13.27%) T-SQL
5 20 (9.48%) Java
6 9 (4.27%) VB
6 9 (4.27%) VB.NET
7 7 (3.32%) C++
8 5 (2.37%) VBA
9 4 (1.90%) Python
9 4 (1.90%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.90%) VB6
10 3 (1.42%) ActionScript
10 3 (1.42%) ActionScript 3.0
10 3 (1.42%) ActionScript 2.0
11 2 (0.95%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.95%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.95%) Delphi
11 2 (0.95%) Perl
11 2 (0.95%) PHP
Qualifications
1 49 (23.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (18.96%) MCITP
3 16 (7.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 15 (7.11%) Degree
5 14 (6.64%) MCP
6 11 (5.21%) CCNA
6 11 (5.21%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (4.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 6 (2.84%) VCP5
8 6 (2.84%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (1.90%) SC Cleared
9 4 (1.90%) Security Cleared
10 3 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.95%) ISEB
11 2 (0.95%) MCSE
11 2 (0.95%) MCSA
11 2 (0.95%) MCTS
12 1 (0.47%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.48%) SLA
2 6 (2.84%) QA
3 4 (1.90%) ISO 14001
3 4 (1.90%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 66 (31.28%) Active Directory
2 20 (9.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.27%) Hyper-V
3 9 (4.27%) VMware ESX
3 9 (4.27%) vSphere
4 8 (3.79%) Terminal Services
4 8 (3.79%) ISA Server
5 6 (2.84%) XenApp
6 5 (2.37%) XenServer
6 5 (2.37%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 21 (9.95%) SCCM
2 20 (9.48%) SCOM
3 12 (5.69%) Nagios
3 12 (5.69%) Backup Exec
3 12 (5.69%) WSUS
4 6 (2.84%) OpenView
4 6 (2.84%) HP SIM
5 4 (1.90%) Puppet
6 2 (0.95%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.47%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 45 (21.33%) Cisco
2 33 (15.64%) Avaya
3 32 (15.17%) VMware
4 20 (9.48%) Dell
5 18 (8.53%) Citrix
6 15 (7.11%) EPiServer
6 15 (7.11%) hybris
7 14 (6.64%) HP
8 12 (5.69%) CommVault
8 12 (5.69%) Bomgar
9 8 (3.79%) Oracle
10 7 (3.32%) IBM
11 4 (1.90%) Red Hat
11 4 (1.90%) Sophos
12 2 (0.95%) comScore
12 2 (0.95%) Apple
12 2 (0.95%) Omniture
12 2 (0.95%) Google
12 2 (0.95%) Adobe
12 2 (0.95%) NetApp
Plymouth, Devon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Plymouth
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension, Half day on a Friday!
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Roc Search
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Roc Search
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Exeter, Devon
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus on call, overtime and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Devon
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension, Half day on a Friday!
Posted: 12 days ago
Plymouth
Land Registry
Salary: £22,000 - 23,878 per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Exeter
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago