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 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 6 5 16
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +11
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 102 111 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 21.12% 27.01% 10.84%
As % of the Vendors category 45.13% 50.68% 32.52%
Number of salaries quoted 95 89 35
Average salary £31,250 £30,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £19,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £40,100 £41,500
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
226 219 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 46.79% 53.28% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 193 184 114
Average salary £34,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £19,550 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,830 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 December 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 22 December 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 42 £34,500 +15.00% 5
Plymouth 0 30 £24,000 -23.80% 2
Okehampton - 2 - -
Tavistock - 1 £42,500 -
Ivybridge - 1 £15,000 -
Microsoft
South West

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

1 105 (51.72%) Windows
2 84 (41.38%) MS Excel
3 68 (33.50%) Active Directory
4 67 (33.00%) LAN
5 66 (32.51%) MS Exchange
5 66 (32.51%) Microsoft Certification
6 60 (29.56%) WAN
7 55 (27.09%) Cisco
8 52 (25.62%) MCITP
9 51 (25.12%) C#
9 51 (25.12%) SQL Server
10 50 (24.63%) .NET
11 48 (23.65%) Lync
12 44 (21.67%) MS Office
13 43 (21.18%) JavaScript
13 43 (21.18%) WLAN
14 42 (20.69%) Avaya
15 41 (20.20%) VMware
16 39 (19.21%) TCP/IP
17 36 (17.73%) SQL
17 36 (17.73%) ASP.NET
18 35 (17.24%) ITIL
19 34 (16.75%) HTML
20 33 (16.26%) jQuery
21 31 (15.27%) CSS
22 29 (14.29%) Internet
23 26 (12.81%) Dell
23 26 (12.81%) MVC
24 23 (11.33%) VMware Infrastructure
25 22 (10.84%) MS PowerPoint

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 66 (32.51%) MS Exchange
2 48 (23.65%) Lync
3 22 (10.84%) SharePoint
4 17 (8.37%) IIS
5 11 (5.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (2.96%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (2.96%) Commerce Server
6 6 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (2.46%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (1.48%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.99%) Apache
10 2 (0.99%) CMS
10 2 (0.99%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.49%) WordPress
11 1 (0.49%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 84 (41.38%) MS Excel
2 44 (21.67%) MS Office
3 22 (10.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (7.88%) MS Visio
5 9 (4.43%) Photoshop
5 9 (4.43%) Adobe Illustrator
5 9 (4.43%) Adobe After Effects
6 8 (3.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (1.97%) MS Project
8 2 (0.99%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 6 (2.96%) Fredhopper
2 4 (1.97%) Summit
2 4 (1.97%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.49%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.49%) SaaS
1 1 (0.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 67 (33.00%) LAN
2 60 (29.56%) WAN
3 43 (21.18%) WLAN
4 39 (19.21%) TCP/IP
5 29 (14.29%) Internet
6 12 (5.91%) DNS
7 11 (5.42%) SSL
7 11 (5.42%) DHCP
7 11 (5.42%) Unified Communications
8 8 (3.94%) VoIP
9 5 (2.46%) SAN
9 5 (2.46%) VPN
10 3 (1.48%) Firewall
10 3 (1.48%) SMTP
11 2 (0.99%) FTP
11 2 (0.99%) ADSL
11 2 (0.99%) iSCSI
11 2 (0.99%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (25.12%) SQL Server
2 18 (8.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (8.37%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (4.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (4.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (3.45%) MS Access
6 6 (2.96%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (2.96%) RDBMS
6 6 (2.96%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 6 (2.96%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (2.46%) DTS
8 4 (1.97%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.99%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (7.39%) Visual Studio
2 6 (2.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.99%) Ant
5 1 (0.49%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 15 (7.39%) Finance
2 10 (4.93%) Back Office
3 7 (3.45%) Retail
3 7 (3.45%) French Language
3 7 (3.45%) Spanish Language
4 6 (2.96%) Banking
5 3 (1.48%) Advertising
5 3 (1.48%) Marketing
6 2 (0.99%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.49%) Law
7 1 (0.49%) Legal
Job Titles
1 61 (30.05%) Developer
2 37 (18.23%) Project Engineer
3 29 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 28 (13.79%) Systems Engineer
4 28 (13.79%) Support Engineer
5 22 (10.84%) Analyst
6 19 (9.36%) .NET Developer
7 17 (8.37%) Consultant
7 17 (8.37%) C# .NET Developer
8 15 (7.39%) ASP.NET Developer
9 14 (6.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 13 (6.40%) 3rd Line Support
11 12 (5.91%) Systems Support
12 11 (5.42%) SQL Developer
12 11 (5.42%) 2nd Line Support
12 11 (5.42%) Systems Support Engineer
13 10 (4.93%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 9 (4.43%) Solutions Consultant
14 9 (4.43%) E-Learning Developer
14 9 (4.43%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (24.63%) .NET
2 36 (17.73%) ASP.NET
3 34 (16.75%) HTML
4 33 (16.26%) jQuery
5 31 (15.27%) CSS
6 19 (9.36%) CSS3
7 16 (7.88%) .NET Framework
8 14 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (6.40%) XML
10 12 (5.91%) HTML5
11 10 (4.93%) Web Services
12 9 (4.43%) Flash
13 6 (2.96%) Ajax
14 5 (2.46%) Middleware
14 5 (2.46%) WCF
15 4 (1.97%) JSON
15 4 (1.97%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 3 (1.48%) LINQ
16 3 (1.48%) COM
17 2 (0.99%) ASP.NET 2.0
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.90%) E-Learning
2 11 (5.42%) Blackberry
2 11 (5.42%) Clustering
3 10 (4.93%) Computer Science
4 9 (4.43%) SCORM
4 9 (4.43%) Graphic Design
4 9 (4.43%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.46%) Data Integration
6 3 (1.48%) NHS
7 1 (0.49%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 105 (51.72%) Windows
2 17 (8.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (7.39%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (4.43%) Linux
5 8 (3.94%) Windows 2000 Server
6 5 (2.46%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.99%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.99%) Android
8 1 (0.49%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.49%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (17.24%) ITIL
2 26 (12.81%) MVC
3 19 (9.36%) Project Management
3 19 (9.36%) Service Delivery
4 15 (7.39%) Responsive Web Design
5 14 (6.90%) Web Design
6 13 (6.40%) Time Management
7 12 (5.91%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (3.94%) Migration
8 8 (3.94%) Network Load Balancing
8 8 (3.94%) Problem Management
8 8 (3.94%) Configuration Management
8 8 (3.94%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (3.45%) E-Commerce
9 7 (3.45%) Change Control
10 6 (2.96%) Web Application Development
11 5 (2.46%) Web Development
11 5 (2.46%) Unit Testing
11 5 (2.46%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (2.46%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 51 (25.12%) C#
2 43 (21.18%) JavaScript
3 36 (17.73%) SQL
4 17 (8.37%) T-SQL
5 13 (6.40%) VB
6 11 (5.42%) Java
7 10 (4.93%) VB.NET
8 9 (4.43%) ActionScript
8 9 (4.43%) ActionScript 3.0
8 9 (4.43%) ActionScript 2.0
9 7 (3.45%) C++
9 7 (3.45%) VB6
10 5 (2.46%) VBA
11 3 (1.48%) VBScript
11 3 (1.48%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.48%) PHP
12 2 (0.99%) Perl
12 2 (0.99%) Delphi
12 2 (0.99%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.49%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 66 (32.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 52 (25.62%) MCITP
3 19 (9.36%) Degree
3 19 (9.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 18 (8.87%) MCP
5 13 (6.40%) CCNA
5 13 (6.40%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (5.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 8 (3.94%) Citrix Certification
8 7 (3.45%) VCP5
9 3 (1.48%) MCSA
9 3 (1.48%) SC Cleared
9 3 (1.48%) Security Cleared
10 2 (0.99%) MCTS
10 2 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.99%) ISEB
10 2 (0.99%) MCSE
11 1 (0.49%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.42%) SLA
2 6 (2.96%) QA
3 4 (1.97%) ISO 14001
3 4 (1.97%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 68 (33.50%) Active Directory
2 23 (11.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (5.91%) Hyper-V
4 10 (4.93%) ISA Server
4 10 (4.93%) VMware ESX
4 10 (4.93%) vSphere
5 7 (3.45%) XenServer
5 7 (3.45%) XenDesktop
6 4 (1.97%) XenApp
7 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 20 (9.85%) SCCM
2 18 (8.87%) SCOM
3 8 (3.94%) HP SIM
3 8 (3.94%) OpenView
3 8 (3.94%) Nagios
3 8 (3.94%) Backup Exec
3 8 (3.94%) WSUS
4 2 (0.99%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.49%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 55 (27.09%) Cisco
2 42 (20.69%) Avaya
3 41 (20.20%) VMware
4 26 (12.81%) Dell
5 20 (9.85%) Citrix
6 18 (8.87%) HP
7 10 (4.93%) IBM
8 8 (3.94%) Adobe
8 8 (3.94%) CommVault
8 8 (3.94%) Bomgar
9 6 (2.96%) EPiServer
9 6 (2.96%) hybris
10 4 (1.97%) Oracle
11 2 (0.99%) NetApp
11 2 (0.99%) Apple
12 1 (0.49%) Sophos
12 1 (0.49%) Trend Micro
12 1 (0.49%) LexisNexis
12 1 (0.49%) IronPort
Exeter
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Package and Microsoft Certs
Posted: 14 hours ago
Exeter
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Package
Posted: 14 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
ARM Technology
Salary: £20 - £35 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Devon
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £29000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newton Abbot, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £16000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Plymouth
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Overtime + Package
Posted: 12 days ago
Plymouth
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + Package
Posted: 13 days ago
Newton Abbot
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £28000.00 - £32500.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Devon
South Hams District Council
Salary: £23,188 - £26,539
Posted: 24 days ago
Exeter, Devon
MSM Software
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 27 days ago