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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 11 2 14
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +12
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 66 81 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 18.08% 26.73% 13.78%
As % of the Vendors category 42.31% 53.29% 35.14%
Number of salaries quoted 55 73 27
Average salary £35,000 £28,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.80% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,480 £20,800
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £39,100
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
156 152 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 42.74% 50.17% 39.22%
Number of salaries quoted 114 125 94
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £20,560 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,500 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -6 38 £35,000 +45.83% 9
Plymouth +2 9 £35,750 +20.16% 2
Tavistock - 3 £37,500 -
Exmouth - 3 - -
Honiton - 2 £30,000 -
Okehampton - 1 - -
Microsoft
South West

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 71 (52.21%) Windows
2 59 (43.38%) MS Excel
3 57 (41.91%) Active Directory
4 53 (38.97%) MS Exchange
5 47 (34.56%) VMware
6 42 (30.88%) LAN
6 42 (30.88%) WAN
7 41 (30.15%) Microsoft Certification
8 40 (29.41%) MS Office
9 36 (26.47%) Cisco
10 35 (25.74%) TCP/IP
10 35 (25.74%) MCITP
11 32 (23.53%) SQL Server
11 32 (23.53%) Lync
12 30 (22.06%) WLAN
13 29 (21.32%) Avaya
13 29 (21.32%) Project Management
14 28 (20.59%) C#
15 27 (19.85%) SCCM
16 26 (19.12%) .NET
17 25 (18.38%) IIS
17 25 (18.38%) JavaScript
18 24 (17.65%) Migration
19 23 (16.91%) ITIL
19 23 (16.91%) IBM
20 22 (16.18%) Dell
21 21 (15.44%) SSL
21 21 (15.44%) SQL
21 21 (15.44%) vSphere
22 20 (14.71%) ASP.NET

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 53 (38.97%) MS Exchange
2 32 (23.53%) Lync
3 25 (18.38%) IIS
4 13 (9.56%) SharePoint
5 10 (7.35%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (2.94%) SAS
8 4 (2.94%) ColdFusion
9 3 (2.21%) Umbraco
9 3 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (1.47%) CMS
10 2 (1.47%) WordPress
11 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.74%) Apache
11 1 (0.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 59 (43.38%) MS Excel
2 40 (29.41%) MS Office
3 14 (10.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.94%) SPSS
4 4 (2.94%) Photoshop
4 4 (2.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (2.21%) Adobe After Effects
5 3 (2.21%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (2.21%) MS Project
6 2 (1.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.88%) Office 365
2 6 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.47%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 42 (30.88%) LAN
1 42 (30.88%) WAN
2 35 (25.74%) TCP/IP
3 30 (22.06%) WLAN
4 21 (15.44%) SSL
5 12 (8.82%) DNS
6 11 (8.09%) DHCP
7 10 (7.35%) Firewall
8 9 (6.62%) VPN
8 9 (6.62%) VoIP
9 8 (5.88%) Internet
10 6 (4.41%) SAN
11 5 (3.68%) Network Security
12 3 (2.21%) Unified Communications
12 3 (2.21%) ADSL
12 3 (2.21%) FTP
12 3 (2.21%) SMTP
13 2 (1.47%) IPsec
13 2 (1.47%) Structured Cabling
14 1 (0.74%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (2.94%) RDBMS
3 4 (2.94%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.21%) MySQL
5 1 (0.74%) MariaDB
5 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (2.21%) Rhino Mocks
1 3 (2.21%) NUnit
2 1 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (5.88%) Finance
2 5 (3.68%) Games
3 4 (2.94%) Back Office
4 3 (2.21%) Marketing
4 3 (2.21%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.21%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.47%) Electronics
5 2 (1.47%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (19.85%) Developer
2 15 (11.03%) .NET Developer
3 14 (10.29%) Support Engineer
4 13 (9.56%) 2nd Line Support
5 11 (8.09%) 3rd Line Support
6 10 (7.35%) Consultant
7 9 (6.62%) C# Developer
7 9 (6.62%) ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (5.15%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (5.15%) Project Engineer
8 7 (5.15%) Analyst
9 6 (4.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (4.41%) Operations Engineer
9 6 (4.41%) IT Support
10 5 (3.68%) Windows Systems Administrator
10 5 (3.68%) Windows Administrator
10 5 (3.68%) Linux Administrator
10 5 (3.68%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 5 (3.68%) Technical Consultant
10 5 (3.68%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (19.12%) .NET
2 20 (14.71%) ASP.NET
3 15 (11.03%) HTML
4 12 (8.82%) CSS
5 7 (5.15%) jQuery
6 5 (3.68%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (3.68%) COM
7 4 (2.94%) XHTML
7 4 (2.94%) Ajax
7 4 (2.94%) CSS3
8 3 (2.21%) Castle Windsor
8 3 (2.21%) MonoRail
8 3 (2.21%) .NET Framework
8 3 (2.21%) WCF
8 3 (2.21%) NHibernate
8 3 (2.21%) XML
8 3 (2.21%) Flash
9 2 (1.47%) HTML5
10 1 (0.74%) Entity Framework
10 1 (0.74%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.68%) Open Source
2 5 (3.68%) Mathematics
2 5 (3.68%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.94%) Thin Client
3 4 (2.94%) Clustering
3 4 (2.94%) E-Learning
3 4 (2.94%) Handset
3 4 (2.94%) Statistics
3 4 (2.94%) Fat Client
3 4 (2.94%) Visualisation
3 4 (2.94%) Algorithms
4 3 (2.21%) EqualLogic
4 3 (2.21%) Graphic Design
4 3 (2.21%) Tandem
4 3 (2.21%) SCORM
4 3 (2.21%) EPoS
5 2 (1.47%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.74%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.74%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 71 (52.21%) Windows
2 15 (11.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (8.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (6.62%) Linux
6 8 (5.88%) Windows 7
7 5 (3.68%) Windows 8
7 5 (3.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (3.68%) Windows Vista
7 5 (3.68%) Windows XP
8 4 (2.94%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (21.32%) Project Management
2 24 (17.65%) Migration
3 23 (16.91%) ITIL
4 12 (8.82%) MVC
5 9 (6.62%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (5.88%) Time Management
7 7 (5.15%) TDD
8 6 (4.41%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (3.68%) Change Control
9 5 (3.68%) Responsive Web Design
9 5 (3.68%) B2B
9 5 (3.68%) Configuration Management
10 4 (2.94%) Web Design
10 4 (2.94%) Analytics
10 4 (2.94%) Waterfall
10 4 (2.94%) Line Management
11 3 (2.21%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (2.21%) Web Application Development
11 3 (2.21%) Performance Management
11 3 (2.21%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 28 (20.59%) C#
2 25 (18.38%) JavaScript
3 21 (15.44%) SQL
4 9 (6.62%) Python
4 9 (6.62%) Java
5 8 (5.88%) C++
5 8 (5.88%) VB
6 6 (4.41%) PHP
7 5 (3.68%) T-SQL
7 5 (3.68%) Shell Script
8 4 (2.94%) MATLAB
8 4 (2.94%) Delphi
8 4 (2.94%) VB.NET
8 4 (2.94%) R
9 3 (2.21%) ActionScript 3.0
9 3 (2.21%) ActionScript 2.0
9 3 (2.21%) ActionScript
10 2 (1.47%) VBScript
10 2 (1.47%) VB6
11 1 (0.74%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 41 (30.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (25.74%) MCITP
3 20 (14.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 9 (6.62%) Degree
5 6 (4.41%) MCP
6 5 (3.68%) MCSA
7 4 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (2.94%) Postgraduate
8 3 (2.21%) SC Cleared
8 3 (2.21%) Security Cleared
8 3 (2.21%) MCDST
8 3 (2.21%) CIMA
8 3 (2.21%) ACCA
9 2 (1.47%) MBA
9 2 (1.47%) ISTQB
9 2 (1.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.68%) SLA
2 2 (1.47%) QA
3 1 (0.74%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.74%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 57 (41.91%) Active Directory
2 21 (15.44%) vSphere
3 13 (9.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (8.82%) Hyper-V
5 8 (5.88%) XenApp
6 2 (1.47%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.74%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.74%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.74%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 27 (19.85%) SCCM
2 5 (3.68%) Puppet
3 3 (2.21%) SCOM
4 2 (1.47%) SCVMM
4 2 (1.47%) Windows Intune
4 2 (1.47%) SCDPM
4 2 (1.47%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (1.47%) SCSM
Vendors
1 47 (34.56%) VMware
2 36 (26.47%) Cisco
3 29 (21.32%) Avaya
4 23 (16.91%) IBM
5 22 (16.18%) Dell
6 19 (13.97%) HP
6 19 (13.97%) Citrix
7 8 (5.88%) Red Hat
8 5 (3.68%) Google
9 4 (2.94%) Adobe
9 4 (2.94%) Atlassian
10 2 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.74%) Juniper
Plymouth, Devon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £29000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Plymouth
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Company Car
Posted: 4 days ago
Exeter
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £19000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Eight Technology
Salary: From £12,000 to £15,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Exeter, Devon
South Western Ambulance Service
Salary: From £26,041 to £34,876 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Exeter
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Exeter
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 12 days ago
Exeter
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum + Company Van
Posted: 12 days ago
Chard, Yeovil, Axminster, Taunton, Somerset,...
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £40-45,000 + Bens
Posted: 18 days ago
Barnstaple
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Eight Technology
Salary: From £20,000 to £20,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 23 days ago