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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 12 2 8
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 63 97 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 17.40% 28.53% 18.90%
As % of the Vendors category 40.65% 53.89% 47.41%
Number of salaries quoted 58 88 47
Average salary £35,000 £24,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.83% -27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,850 £18,500 £23,450
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
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
155 180 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 42.82% 52.94% 39.86%
Number of salaries quoted 127 161 103
Average salary £35,000 £28,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.89% -13.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £18,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £42,300 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -4 34 £35,000 +45.83% 9
Plymouth +10 11 £33,000 -3.64% 2
Tavistock - 3 £37,500 -
Honiton - 3 £30,000 -
Paignton 0 1 £22,500 -49.72%
Microsoft
South West

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 79 (51.63%) Windows
2 67 (43.79%) Active Directory
3 65 (42.48%) MS Excel
3 65 (42.48%) MS Exchange
4 55 (35.95%) LAN
4 55 (35.95%) VMware
5 53 (34.64%) Microsoft Certification
6 50 (32.68%) WAN
7 46 (30.07%) MS Office
8 45 (29.41%) TCP/IP
9 43 (28.10%) Cisco
9 43 (28.10%) MCITP
10 39 (25.49%) Lync
11 34 (22.22%) WLAN
12 33 (21.57%) Project Management
12 33 (21.57%) Avaya
13 31 (20.26%) C#
14 30 (19.61%) Dell
15 29 (18.95%) JavaScript
15 29 (18.95%) .NET
16 28 (18.30%) SQL Server
17 27 (17.65%) ITIL
18 26 (16.99%) SCCM
19 24 (15.69%) Migration
19 24 (15.69%) ASP.NET
19 24 (15.69%) HP
20 23 (15.03%) Citrix
20 23 (15.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
21 22 (14.38%) IIS
22 21 (13.73%) SQL

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 65 (42.48%) MS Exchange
2 39 (25.49%) Lync
3 22 (14.38%) IIS
4 21 (13.73%) SharePoint
5 12 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (6.54%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (4.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 6 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (2.61%) SAS
10 3 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (1.96%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (1.31%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (1.31%) WordPress
11 2 (1.31%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (1.31%) CMS
Applications
1 65 (42.48%) MS Excel
2 46 (30.07%) MS Office
3 20 (13.07%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (5.23%) MS Visio
4 8 (5.23%) Photoshop
5 7 (4.58%) Adobe Illustrator
5 7 (4.58%) Adobe After Effects
6 6 (3.92%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (2.61%) SPSS
8 3 (1.96%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.96%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.58%) Office 365
2 3 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.31%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.65%) SaaS
4 1 (0.65%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 55 (35.95%) LAN
2 50 (32.68%) WAN
3 45 (29.41%) TCP/IP
4 34 (22.22%) WLAN
5 21 (13.73%) SSL
6 16 (10.46%) DHCP
6 16 (10.46%) DNS
7 12 (7.84%) Internet
8 11 (7.19%) Firewall
9 10 (6.54%) VPN
10 9 (5.88%) VoIP
11 7 (4.58%) Unified Communications
12 5 (3.27%) SAN
13 4 (2.61%) Network Security
14 3 (1.96%) ADSL
14 3 (1.96%) FTP
14 3 (1.96%) SMTP
15 1 (0.65%) Wireless
15 1 (0.65%) IPsec
15 1 (0.65%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (18.30%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (2.61%) RDBMS
3 4 (2.61%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.31%) MySQL
5 1 (0.65%) MS Access
5 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.65%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 3 (1.96%) NUnit
1 3 (1.96%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (6.54%) Back Office
2 5 (3.27%) Finance
3 3 (1.96%) Games
3 3 (1.96%) Marketing
3 3 (1.96%) French Language
3 3 (1.96%) Spanish Language
3 3 (1.96%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.31%) Advertising
4 2 (1.31%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 36 (23.53%) Developer
2 19 (12.42%) .NET Developer
3 18 (11.76%) Support Engineer
4 15 (9.80%) 3rd Line Support
4 15 (9.80%) C# Developer
5 14 (9.15%) Project Engineer
6 13 (8.50%) ASP.NET Developer
7 12 (7.84%) Consultant
8 11 (7.19%) C# .NET Developer
9 10 (6.54%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 10 (6.54%) Systems Engineer
9 10 (6.54%) 2nd Line Support
10 8 (5.23%) IT Support
11 7 (4.58%) E-Learning Developer
12 6 (3.92%) Technical Consultant
12 6 (3.92%) Support Technician
12 6 (3.92%) Analyst
13 5 (3.27%) Desktop Support
13 5 (3.27%) Applications Support
13 5 (3.27%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (18.95%) .NET
2 24 (15.69%) ASP.NET
3 21 (13.73%) HTML
4 19 (12.42%) CSS
5 14 (9.15%) jQuery
6 10 (6.54%) CSS3
7 7 (4.58%) Flash
8 6 (3.92%) Ajax
9 5 (3.27%) WCF
10 4 (2.61%) COM
10 4 (2.61%) HTML5
11 3 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (1.96%) Castle Windsor
11 3 (1.96%) XML
11 3 (1.96%) MonoRail
11 3 (1.96%) NHibernate
11 3 (1.96%) .NET Framework
12 2 (1.31%) LINQ
12 2 (1.31%) XHTML
12 2 (1.31%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.54%) E-Learning
2 9 (5.88%) Clustering
3 7 (4.58%) SCORM
3 7 (4.58%) Blackberry
3 7 (4.58%) Graphic Design
4 6 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.61%) Algorithms
5 4 (2.61%) Statistics
5 4 (2.61%) Mathematics
5 4 (2.61%) Fat Client
5 4 (2.61%) Visualisation
5 4 (2.61%) Thin Client
5 4 (2.61%) Handset
6 3 (1.96%) Tandem
6 3 (1.96%) EPoS
6 3 (1.96%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.96%) Open Source
6 3 (1.96%) EqualLogic
6 3 (1.96%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.65%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 79 (51.63%) Windows
2 17 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (7.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (7.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (6.54%) Windows 7
6 8 (5.23%) Linux
7 5 (3.27%) Windows XP
7 5 (3.27%) Windows Vista
7 5 (3.27%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.96%) UNIX
9 2 (1.31%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (21.57%) Project Management
2 27 (17.65%) ITIL
3 24 (15.69%) Migration
4 13 (8.50%) MVC
5 11 (7.19%) Responsive Web Design
6 10 (6.54%) Web Design
7 9 (5.88%) Service Delivery
7 9 (5.88%) Time Management
8 8 (5.23%) Configuration Management
9 7 (4.58%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (3.92%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (3.27%) TDD
11 5 (3.27%) Web Application Development
11 5 (3.27%) Network Load Balancing
12 4 (2.61%) Analytics
12 4 (2.61%) Line Management
13 3 (1.96%) Mentoring
13 3 (1.96%) Continuous Improvement
13 3 (1.96%) Scrum
13 3 (1.96%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 31 (20.26%) C#
2 29 (18.95%) JavaScript
3 21 (13.73%) SQL
4 10 (6.54%) C++
5 9 (5.88%) VB
6 8 (5.23%) Java
7 7 (4.58%) VB.NET
7 7 (4.58%) ActionScript
7 7 (4.58%) Python
7 7 (4.58%) ActionScript 3.0
7 7 (4.58%) ActionScript 2.0
8 6 (3.92%) PHP
9 4 (2.61%) Delphi
9 4 (2.61%) R
9 4 (2.61%) MATLAB
10 3 (1.96%) VB6
10 3 (1.96%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.96%) VBScript
11 1 (0.65%) C
11 1 (0.65%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 53 (34.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 43 (28.10%) MCITP
3 23 (15.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 14 (9.15%) Degree
5 12 (7.84%) MCP
6 7 (4.58%) MCSA
7 6 (3.92%) CCNA
7 6 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (3.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (3.27%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (2.61%) Postgraduate
9 4 (2.61%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.96%) MCDST
10 3 (1.96%) VCP5
11 2 (1.31%) MCTS
11 2 (1.31%) MBA
12 1 (0.65%) SC Cleared
12 1 (0.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.27%) SLA
2 3 (1.96%) ISO 14001
2 3 (1.96%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 67 (43.79%) Active Directory
2 21 (13.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (13.73%) vSphere
3 17 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 7 (4.58%) ISA Server
5 6 (3.92%) VMware ESX
5 6 (3.92%) XenApp
6 5 (3.27%) XenServer
6 5 (3.27%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.65%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.65%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.65%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 26 (16.99%) SCCM
2 8 (5.23%) SCOM
3 5 (3.27%) OpenView
3 5 (3.27%) HP SIM
4 3 (1.96%) Puppet
5 1 (0.65%) Windows Intune
5 1 (0.65%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.65%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.65%) SCSM
5 1 (0.65%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 55 (35.95%) VMware
2 43 (28.10%) Cisco
3 33 (21.57%) Avaya
4 30 (19.61%) Dell
5 24 (15.69%) HP
6 23 (15.03%) Citrix
7 21 (13.73%) IBM
8 6 (3.92%) Adobe
9 4 (2.61%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.96%) Google
11 2 (1.31%) Atlassian
11 2 (1.31%) Apple
11 2 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (1.31%) Oracle
12 1 (0.65%) Juniper
12 1 (0.65%) Teradici
Exeter, Devon
Connectus
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Plymouth
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Company Car + Package
Posted: 20 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
MSM Software
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum plus paid overtime when authorised
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
South Western Ambulance Service
Salary: Band 5
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter, Devon, South West
Met Office
Salary: £26,988-£30,194 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Devon
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 10 days ago
Exeter, Devon, South West
Met Office
Salary: £21,264 up to £23,790 per annum for exceptional candidates + relocation allowance of up to £5,000 + competitive benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Met Office
Posted: 21 days ago