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 7 July 2015 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 13 2 17
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +15
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 65 85 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 17.33% 24.93% 11.23%
As % of the Vendors category 37.79% 55.92% 28.97%
Number of salaries quoted 52 77 20
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £19,200 £20,620
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,200 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
172 152 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 45.87% 44.57% 38.77%
Number of salaries quoted 116 122 87
Average salary £33,500 £34,500 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.89% +16.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,800 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,587 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.96% -

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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015. 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 -12 41 £30,000 - 8
Plymouth -4 11 £30,500 +3.38% 3
Exmouth - 3 - -
Okehampton - 1 - -
Microsoft
South West

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 63 (46.67%) Windows
2 52 (38.52%) MS Excel
3 41 (30.37%) Active Directory
4 40 (29.63%) SQL Server
5 39 (28.89%) C#
6 36 (26.67%) MS Exchange
7 35 (25.93%) .NET
7 35 (25.93%) VMware
8 34 (25.19%) MS Office
9 33 (24.44%) SQL
10 31 (22.96%) LAN
10 31 (22.96%) WAN
11 28 (20.74%) Cisco
11 28 (20.74%) ITIL
11 28 (20.74%) Microsoft Certification
12 27 (20.00%) JavaScript
13 26 (19.26%) TCP/IP
14 24 (17.78%) SCCM
15 23 (17.04%) MCITP
15 23 (17.04%) Project Management
15 23 (17.04%) Lync
16 22 (16.30%) IIS
17 21 (15.56%) ASP.NET
17 21 (15.56%) WLAN
17 21 (15.56%) Avaya
18 19 (14.07%) IBM
18 19 (14.07%) Migration
18 19 (14.07%) Agile Software Development
19 18 (13.33%) Dell
20 17 (12.59%) HTML

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 36 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 23 (17.04%) Lync
3 22 (16.30%) IIS
4 13 (9.63%) SharePoint
5 10 (7.41%) ColdFusion
6 7 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (5.19%) Umbraco
7 4 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (2.96%) SAS
8 2 (1.48%) Apache
8 2 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.48%) Confluence
9 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.74%) WordPress
9 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.74%) CMS
Applications
1 52 (38.52%) MS Excel
2 34 (25.19%) MS Office
3 8 (5.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.96%) SPSS
5 2 (1.48%) MS Project
6 1 (0.74%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.22%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.44%) Office 365
3 5 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.48%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 31 (22.96%) LAN
1 31 (22.96%) WAN
2 26 (19.26%) TCP/IP
3 21 (15.56%) WLAN
4 16 (11.85%) SSL
5 13 (9.63%) Internet
6 10 (7.41%) Firewall
6 10 (7.41%) DNS
7 9 (6.67%) VPN
8 7 (5.19%) DHCP
9 6 (4.44%) Network Security
10 5 (3.70%) SAN
11 3 (2.22%) VoIP
12 2 (1.48%) ADSL
12 2 (1.48%) FTP
12 2 (1.48%) SMTP
12 2 (1.48%) IPsec
12 2 (1.48%) Unified Communications
12 2 (1.48%) Structured Cabling
13 1 (0.74%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (29.63%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.93%) Relational Database
3 6 (4.44%) RDBMS
3 6 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (3.70%) MySQL
4 5 (3.70%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.74%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 7 (5.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (3.70%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (2.22%) Rhino Mocks
3 3 (2.22%) NUnit
4 2 (1.48%) Subversion
4 2 (1.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (1.48%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.48%) MSBuild
4 2 (1.48%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.48%) Bugzilla
4 2 (1.48%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (8.89%) Finance
2 6 (4.44%) Banking
3 5 (3.70%) Games
4 4 (2.96%) Back Office
5 3 (2.22%) Marketing
5 3 (2.22%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.48%) Electronics
6 2 (1.48%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (25.19%) Developer
2 14 (10.37%) Support Engineer
3 13 (9.63%) 2nd Line Support
3 13 (9.63%) C# Developer
4 12 (8.89%) .NET Developer
5 10 (7.41%) Analyst
6 9 (6.67%) Operations Engineer
7 7 (5.19%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (5.19%) Consultant
7 7 (5.19%) 3rd Line Support
8 6 (4.44%) SQL Developer
9 5 (3.70%) ColdFusion Developer
9 5 (3.70%) Server Engineer
9 5 (3.70%) ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (3.70%) Senior Oracle Developer
9 5 (3.70%) Server Support Engineer
9 5 (3.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 5 (3.70%) Linux Administrator
9 5 (3.70%) Oracle Developer
9 5 (3.70%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (25.93%) .NET
2 21 (15.56%) ASP.NET
3 17 (12.59%) HTML
4 11 (8.15%) .NET Framework
5 10 (7.41%) CSS
6 9 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (5.19%) jQuery
8 6 (4.44%) COM
9 5 (3.70%) XHTML
9 5 (3.70%) WCF
10 4 (2.96%) XML
11 3 (2.22%) Web Services
11 3 (2.22%) LINQ
11 3 (2.22%) MonoRail
11 3 (2.22%) HTML5
11 3 (2.22%) Entity Framework
11 3 (2.22%) Castle Windsor
11 3 (2.22%) NHibernate
12 2 (1.48%) Ext JS
13 1 (0.74%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.44%) Mathematics
3 5 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.96%) Handset
4 4 (2.96%) Clustering
4 4 (2.96%) Thin Client
4 4 (2.96%) Statistics
4 4 (2.96%) Fat Client
4 4 (2.96%) Visualisation
4 4 (2.96%) Algorithms
5 3 (2.22%) EqualLogic
5 3 (2.22%) Tandem
6 2 (1.48%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.48%) EPoS
6 2 (1.48%) Wiki
6 2 (1.48%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.48%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.74%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.74%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.74%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 63 (46.67%) Windows
2 14 (10.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (8.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (8.15%) Linux
5 7 (5.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (4.44%) Windows 7
7 5 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (2.96%) Windows 2000 Server
8 4 (2.96%) UNIX
8 4 (2.96%) Windows Vista
9 3 (2.22%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.48%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.48%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (20.74%) ITIL
2 23 (17.04%) Project Management
3 19 (14.07%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (14.07%) Migration
4 16 (11.85%) MVC
5 11 (8.15%) Time Management
5 11 (8.15%) Change Control
6 10 (7.41%) TDD
7 7 (5.19%) B2B
8 6 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (4.44%) Scrum
8 6 (4.44%) Open Source
8 6 (4.44%) Waterfall
9 5 (3.70%) Software Engineering
9 5 (3.70%) Configuration Management
9 5 (3.70%) ERP
9 5 (3.70%) Service Delivery
10 4 (2.96%) Regression Testing
10 4 (2.96%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (2.96%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 39 (28.89%) C#
2 33 (24.44%) SQL
3 27 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 12 (8.89%) T-SQL
4 12 (8.89%) Java
5 10 (7.41%) C++
6 9 (6.67%) VB
6 9 (6.67%) Python
7 7 (5.19%) PHP
8 6 (4.44%) Delphi
9 5 (3.70%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.96%) MATLAB
10 4 (2.96%) R
10 4 (2.96%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.74%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (20.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (17.04%) MCITP
3 15 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 13 (9.63%) Degree
5 6 (4.44%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (2.96%) Postgraduate
6 4 (2.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (2.96%) ISTQB
7 3 (2.22%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.22%) Security Cleared
7 3 (2.22%) MCSA
7 3 (2.22%) MCP
7 3 (2.22%) ACCA
7 3 (2.22%) CIMA
8 2 (1.48%) MBA
8 2 (1.48%) MCPD
8 2 (1.48%) MCDST
9 1 (0.74%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.19%) SLA
2 5 (3.70%) QA
3 3 (2.22%) ISO 9001
3 3 (2.22%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 41 (30.37%) Active Directory
2 16 (11.85%) vSphere
3 10 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (7.41%) Hyper-V
4 7 (5.19%) XenApp
5 2 (1.48%) BitLocker
5 2 (1.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.74%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.74%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.74%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 24 (17.78%) SCCM
2 7 (5.19%) SCOM
3 5 (3.70%) Puppet
4 4 (2.96%) Nagios
4 4 (2.96%) WSUS
5 3 (2.22%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.48%) SCVMM
6 2 (1.48%) Windows Intune
6 2 (1.48%) SCDPM
6 2 (1.48%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (1.48%) SCSM
Vendors
1 35 (25.93%) VMware
2 28 (20.74%) Cisco
3 21 (15.56%) Avaya
4 19 (14.07%) IBM
5 18 (13.33%) Dell
6 15 (11.11%) HP
7 14 (10.37%) Citrix
8 9 (6.67%) Red Hat
9 7 (5.19%) Oracle
10 5 (3.70%) Google
10 5 (3.70%) Atlassian
11 4 (2.96%) Bomgar
12 3 (2.22%) CommVault
13 2 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
14 1 (0.74%) Hyland
14 1 (0.74%) Sencha
14 1 (0.74%) Novell
14 1 (0.74%) Juniper
Exeter
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Plymouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Plymouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Exeter
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Exeter
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Exeter
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £23000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Exeter, Devon
MSM Software
Salary: Unspecified Salary to be discussed at interview
Posted: 18 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Eight Technology
Salary: From £12,000 to £15,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 25 days ago