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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 2 12 9
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 105 33 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 25.12% 12.45% 18.18%
As % of the Vendors category 57.38% 36.67% 35.86%
Number of salaries quoted 92 25 42
Average salary £35,000 £29,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.68% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,410 £19,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,200 £44,100
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
183 90 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 43.78% 33.96% 50.70%
Number of salaries quoted 148 72 122
Average salary £35,000 £29,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.64% -13.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £42,500
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 August 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 August 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 +4 55 £35,000 +42.01% 4
Plymouth -13 7 £22,750 -22.88%
Okehampton - 4 - -
Barnstaple - 1 £20,000 -
Microsoft
South West

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 109 (58.29%) Windows
2 89 (47.59%) MS Excel
3 79 (42.25%) SQL Server
4 57 (30.48%) SQL
5 50 (26.74%) MS Exchange
5 50 (26.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 43 (22.99%) .NET
7 42 (22.46%) Active Directory
8 35 (18.72%) ASP.NET
8 35 (18.72%) LAN
9 33 (17.65%) IIS
9 33 (17.65%) Internet
10 32 (17.11%) C#
11 31 (16.58%) T-SQL
11 31 (16.58%) WAN
12 30 (16.04%) MS Office
12 30 (16.04%) MVC
13 29 (15.51%) SLA
14 27 (14.44%) Cisco
14 27 (14.44%) ITIL
14 27 (14.44%) MCP
15 25 (13.37%) JavaScript
16 24 (12.83%) Windows Server 2003
16 24 (12.83%) MCITP
16 24 (12.83%) SCCM
16 24 (12.83%) Windows Server 2008
16 24 (12.83%) Lync
17 22 (11.76%) WSUS
17 22 (11.76%) Avaya
18 21 (11.23%) TCP/IP

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 50 (26.74%) MS Exchange
2 33 (17.65%) IIS
3 24 (12.83%) Lync
4 18 (9.63%) SharePoint
5 15 (8.02%) Commerce Server
5 15 (8.02%) BizTalk Server
5 15 (8.02%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (5.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 9 (4.81%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (3.21%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (2.14%) Apache
11 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 89 (47.59%) MS Excel
2 30 (16.04%) MS Office
3 16 (8.56%) MS Visio
4 12 (6.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (2.14%) MS Project
6 2 (1.07%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 15 (8.02%) Fredhopper
2 2 (1.07%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (18.72%) LAN
2 33 (17.65%) Internet
3 31 (16.58%) WAN
4 21 (11.23%) TCP/IP
4 21 (11.23%) WLAN
5 12 (6.42%) DHCP
5 12 (6.42%) DNS
6 10 (5.35%) Firewall
7 8 (4.28%) SSL
7 8 (4.28%) VPN
8 5 (2.67%) SAN
9 4 (2.14%) NGN
9 4 (2.14%) Wireless
9 4 (2.14%) Broadband
9 4 (2.14%) Intranet
9 4 (2.14%) 3G
9 4 (2.14%) Wireless Security
10 2 (1.07%) HTTP
10 2 (1.07%) Unified Communications
10 2 (1.07%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (42.25%) SQL Server
2 19 (10.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 18 (9.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (6.42%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (5.88%) DTS
7 8 (4.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (3.74%) MS Access
9 5 (2.67%) Relational Database
9 5 (2.67%) MySQL
9 5 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (2.14%) RDBMS
10 4 (2.14%) Oracle Database
10 4 (2.14%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.53%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 8 (4.28%) NUnit
1 8 (4.28%) Rhino Mocks
1 8 (4.28%) Moq
1 8 (4.28%) MSTest
2 7 (3.74%) Visual Studio
3 4 (2.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.53%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 20 (10.70%) Finance
2 15 (8.02%) Retail
3 7 (3.74%) Marketing
4 6 (3.21%) Banking
4 6 (3.21%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.07%) Legal
6 1 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.53%) Advertising
6 1 (0.53%) Law
6 1 (0.53%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 47 (25.13%) Developer
2 42 (22.46%) Analyst
3 30 (16.04%) Support Engineer
4 24 (12.83%) .NET Developer
5 22 (11.76%) C# Developer
5 22 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
6 17 (9.09%) Project Engineer
7 16 (8.56%) C# .NET Developer
7 16 (8.56%) Technical Analyst
7 16 (8.56%) Systems Support
8 13 (6.95%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 13 (6.95%) ASP.NET Developer
9 11 (5.88%) Integration Analyst
9 11 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
10 10 (5.35%) Systems Support Engineer
11 8 (4.28%) 3rd Line Support
11 8 (4.28%) Support Analyst
11 8 (4.28%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 7 (3.74%) Consultant
13 6 (3.21%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (22.99%) .NET
2 35 (18.72%) ASP.NET
3 21 (11.23%) .NET Framework
3 21 (11.23%) ASP.NET MVC
4 19 (10.16%) Web Services
4 19 (10.16%) jQuery
5 15 (8.02%) HTML
5 15 (8.02%) WCF
6 14 (7.49%) CSS
7 13 (6.95%) XML
8 11 (5.88%) Middleware
9 9 (4.81%) WPF
10 8 (4.28%) WinForms
10 8 (4.28%) Razor View Engine
10 8 (4.28%) Castle Windsor
10 8 (4.28%) Ninject
10 8 (4.28%) Spring.NET
10 8 (4.28%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 8 (4.28%) Unity DI Container
11 7 (3.74%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.42%) Data Integration
2 10 (5.35%) Blackberry
3 8 (4.28%) Inversion of Control
4 7 (3.74%) Clustering
4 7 (3.74%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.14%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.14%) Firmware
6 3 (1.60%) Statistics
7 2 (1.07%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.07%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.07%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.07%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.53%) iPhone
8 1 (0.53%) iPad
8 1 (0.53%) DTV
8 1 (0.53%) Biometrics
8 1 (0.53%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 109 (58.29%) Windows
2 24 (12.83%) Windows Server 2003
2 24 (12.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (6.42%) Windows XP
3 12 (6.42%) Windows 2000 Server
4 11 (5.88%) Linux
5 7 (3.74%) Windows 7
5 7 (3.74%) Windows 2000
6 5 (2.67%) Windows 8
6 5 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (2.67%) Windows Vista
7 4 (2.14%) UNIX
7 4 (2.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.07%) Solaris
9 1 (0.53%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (16.04%) MVC
2 27 (14.44%) ITIL
3 19 (10.16%) Problem Management
4 15 (8.02%) E-Commerce
4 15 (8.02%) Project Management
4 15 (8.02%) Service Delivery
4 15 (8.02%) Change Control
5 12 (6.42%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (5.88%) Time Management
7 9 (4.81%) PRINCE2
8 8 (4.28%) TDD
8 8 (4.28%) Scrum
8 8 (4.28%) Configuration Management
8 8 (4.28%) Web Application Development
8 8 (4.28%) MVVM
8 8 (4.28%) Dependency Injection
8 8 (4.28%) Kanban
8 8 (4.28%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (3.74%) Product Management
9 7 (3.74%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 57 (30.48%) SQL
2 32 (17.11%) C#
3 31 (16.58%) T-SQL
4 25 (13.37%) JavaScript
5 20 (10.70%) Java
6 18 (9.63%) VB.NET
7 10 (5.35%) VB
8 7 (3.74%) Python
9 6 (3.21%) VB6
10 5 (2.67%) PHP
11 4 (2.14%) C++
11 4 (2.14%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.07%) COBOL
12 2 (1.07%) Delphi
13 1 (0.53%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.53%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.53%) VBA
13 1 (0.53%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 50 (26.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (14.44%) MCP
3 24 (12.83%) MCITP
4 13 (6.95%) MCSE
5 10 (5.35%) Degree
5 10 (5.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (4.28%) MCTS
6 8 (4.28%) MCAD
6 8 (4.28%) MCSD
7 4 (2.14%) MBA
7 4 (2.14%) Postgraduate
7 4 (2.14%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (2.14%) CCA
7 4 (2.14%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (2.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (2.14%) SC Cleared
7 4 (2.14%) Security Cleared
8 3 (1.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (1.07%) ISEB
10 1 (0.53%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (15.51%) SLA
2 6 (3.21%) QA
System Software
1 42 (22.46%) Active Directory
2 10 (5.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (5.35%) XenApp
2 10 (5.35%) vSphere
3 9 (4.81%) Terminal Services
4 4 (2.14%) ISA Server
5 3 (1.60%) XenServer
5 3 (1.60%) XenDesktop
5 3 (1.60%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.07%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 24 (12.83%) SCCM
2 22 (11.76%) WSUS
3 17 (9.09%) SCOM
4 13 (6.95%) Nagios
5 12 (6.42%) Backup Exec
6 7 (3.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 7 (3.74%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 4 (2.14%) Puppet
8 2 (1.07%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.53%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.53%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.53%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 27 (14.44%) Cisco
2 22 (11.76%) Avaya
3 20 (10.70%) VMware
4 18 (9.63%) Citrix
4 18 (9.63%) HP
5 15 (8.02%) hybris
5 15 (8.02%) EPiServer
6 12 (6.42%) CommVault
6 12 (6.42%) Bomgar
7 10 (5.35%) Dell
8 7 (3.74%) Oracle
9 6 (3.21%) CheckPoint
9 6 (3.21%) IBM
10 5 (2.67%) Sophos
11 4 (2.14%) Siebel
11 4 (2.14%) Red Hat
12 3 (1.60%) SAP
13 2 (1.07%) Omniture
13 2 (1.07%) Google
13 2 (1.07%) NetApp
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