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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 10 2 9
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 62 116 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 17.08% 32.13% 17.86%
As % of the Vendors category 38.99% 56.86% 49.55%
Number of salaries quoted 59 100 50
Average salary £35,000 £23,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+48.93% -28.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,200 £18,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £40,050
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
159 204 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 43.80% 56.51% 36.04%
Number of salaries quoted 138 184 103
Average salary £35,000 £28,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £19,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £40,992 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -1 33 £35,000 +48.93% 7
Plymouth +8 12 £32,250 -5.83% 3
Honiton - 3 £30,000 -
Tavistock - 2 £37,500 - 1
Paignton -1 1 £22,500 -49.72%
Okehampton - 1 - -
Microsoft
South West

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 78 (48.75%) Windows
2 68 (42.50%) MS Excel
3 67 (41.88%) MS Exchange
3 67 (41.88%) Active Directory
4 57 (35.63%) LAN
5 55 (34.38%) VMware
6 53 (33.13%) Microsoft Certification
7 51 (31.88%) MS Office
8 49 (30.63%) WAN
9 46 (28.75%) TCP/IP
10 42 (26.25%) Cisco
10 42 (26.25%) MCITP
11 39 (24.38%) Lync
12 36 (22.50%) C#
13 33 (20.63%) JavaScript
13 33 (20.63%) Dell
14 32 (20.00%) Project Management
14 32 (20.00%) .NET
14 32 (20.00%) WLAN
15 31 (19.38%) Avaya
16 28 (17.50%) ITIL
17 27 (16.88%) SharePoint
18 26 (16.25%) VMware Infrastructure
19 25 (15.63%) ASP.NET
19 25 (15.63%) SQL Server
19 25 (15.63%) HTML
19 25 (15.63%) HP
20 24 (15.00%) Citrix
20 24 (15.00%) SQL
21 23 (14.38%) CSS

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 67 (41.88%) MS Exchange
2 39 (24.38%) Lync
3 27 (16.88%) SharePoint
4 17 (10.63%) IIS
5 12 (7.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 12 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (6.88%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (4.38%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (1.88%) CMS
9 3 (1.88%) SAS
10 2 (1.25%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (1.25%) WordPress
10 2 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.63%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 68 (42.50%) MS Excel
2 51 (31.88%) MS Office
3 19 (11.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (6.88%) MS Visio
5 10 (6.25%) Photoshop
6 9 (5.63%) Adobe Illustrator
6 9 (5.63%) Adobe After Effects
7 7 (4.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (1.88%) SPSS
9 2 (1.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (3.13%) Summit
2 1 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.63%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.38%) Office 365
2 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (35.63%) LAN
2 49 (30.63%) WAN
3 46 (28.75%) TCP/IP
4 32 (20.00%) WLAN
5 19 (11.88%) DHCP
5 19 (11.88%) DNS
5 19 (11.88%) SSL
6 17 (10.63%) Internet
7 11 (6.88%) Firewall
8 9 (5.63%) Unified Communications
8 9 (5.63%) VPN
8 9 (5.63%) VoIP
9 6 (3.75%) SAN
10 4 (2.50%) Network Security
10 4 (2.50%) SMTP
11 3 (1.88%) FTP
11 3 (1.88%) ADSL
12 1 (0.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (2.50%) RDBMS
3 4 (2.50%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.88%) MySQL
4 3 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.25%) MS Access
5 2 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.63%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 2 (1.25%) NUnit
1 2 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (1.25%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 13 (8.13%) Back Office
2 7 (4.38%) Finance
3 4 (2.50%) French Language
3 4 (2.50%) Spanish Language
4 3 (1.88%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.25%) Advertising
5 2 (1.25%) Marketing
6 1 (0.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (25.63%) Developer
2 21 (13.13%) Support Engineer
3 18 (11.25%) .NET Developer
4 17 (10.63%) C# Developer
5 16 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 15 (9.38%) Systems Engineer
6 15 (9.38%) Project Engineer
7 13 (8.13%) ASP.NET Developer
7 13 (8.13%) Consultant
8 11 (6.88%) C# .NET Developer
9 10 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 9 (5.63%) E-Learning Developer
10 9 (5.63%) 2nd Line Support
10 9 (5.63%) Analyst
11 8 (5.00%) IT Support
12 7 (4.38%) Systems Support Engineer
12 7 (4.38%) Systems Support
13 6 (3.75%) Support Technician
13 6 (3.75%) Applications Support
13 6 (3.75%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (20.00%) .NET
2 25 (15.63%) ASP.NET
2 25 (15.63%) HTML
3 23 (14.38%) CSS
4 20 (12.50%) jQuery
5 14 (8.75%) CSS3
6 9 (5.63%) Flash
7 7 (4.38%) Ajax
8 6 (3.75%) WCF
8 6 (3.75%) HTML5
9 5 (3.13%) Web Services
10 4 (2.50%) XML
10 4 (2.50%) COM
10 4 (2.50%) .NET Framework
11 3 (1.88%) JSON
11 3 (1.88%) LINQ
12 2 (1.25%) MonoRail
12 2 (1.25%) NHibernate
12 2 (1.25%) XHTML
12 2 (1.25%) ASP.NET 2.0
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.13%) E-Learning
2 12 (7.50%) Blackberry
3 11 (6.88%) Clustering
4 9 (5.63%) SCORM
4 9 (5.63%) Graphic Design
5 5 (3.13%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.88%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.88%) EqualLogic
7 3 (1.88%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.88%) Visualisation
7 3 (1.88%) Statistics
7 3 (1.88%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.88%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.88%) Handset
7 3 (1.88%) EPoS
8 2 (1.25%) Tandem
8 2 (1.25%) Open Source
9 1 (0.63%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.63%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 78 (48.75%) Windows
2 17 (10.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (7.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (6.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (6.25%) Windows 7
6 5 (3.13%) Windows 8
6 5 (3.13%) Windows Vista
6 5 (3.13%) Linux
6 5 (3.13%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.25%) Android
7 2 (1.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (20.00%) Project Management
2 28 (17.50%) ITIL
3 21 (13.13%) Migration
4 14 (8.75%) Responsive Web Design
5 13 (8.13%) MVC
5 13 (8.13%) Web Design
6 11 (6.88%) Service Delivery
7 10 (6.25%) Time Management
8 8 (5.00%) Network Load Balancing
8 8 (5.00%) Configuration Management
9 7 (4.38%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (2.50%) TDD
11 4 (2.50%) Web Application Development
11 4 (2.50%) Line Management
12 3 (1.88%) Mentoring
12 3 (1.88%) Analytics
12 3 (1.88%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (1.88%) Scrum
12 3 (1.88%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 36 (22.50%) C#
2 33 (20.63%) JavaScript
3 24 (15.00%) SQL
4 11 (6.88%) C++
5 9 (5.63%) ActionScript
5 9 (5.63%) ActionScript 3.0
5 9 (5.63%) ActionScript 2.0
5 9 (5.63%) VB
6 8 (5.00%) VB.NET
7 7 (4.38%) Java
8 6 (3.75%) PHP
9 4 (2.50%) Delphi
10 3 (1.88%) VBScript
10 3 (1.88%) R
10 3 (1.88%) Python
10 3 (1.88%) MATLAB
10 3 (1.88%) VB6
11 2 (1.25%) C
12 1 (0.63%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.63%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 53 (33.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 42 (26.25%) MCITP
3 22 (13.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 14 (8.75%) Degree
5 13 (8.13%) MCP
6 10 (6.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 8 (5.00%) CCNA
7 8 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
7 8 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (4.38%) MCSA
9 4 (2.50%) VCP5
9 4 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.88%) MCDST
10 3 (1.88%) Postgraduate
11 2 (1.25%) MCTS
11 2 (1.25%) SC Cleared
11 2 (1.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.13%) ISO 9001
1 5 (3.13%) SLA
1 5 (3.13%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.63%) QA
2 1 (0.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 67 (41.88%) Active Directory
2 26 (16.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 19 (11.88%) vSphere
5 11 (6.88%) ISA Server
6 10 (6.25%) VMware ESX
7 7 (4.38%) XenServer
7 7 (4.38%) XenDesktop
8 3 (1.88%) XenApp
9 1 (0.63%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.63%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 22 (13.75%) SCCM
2 11 (6.88%) SCOM
3 8 (5.00%) HP SIM
3 8 (5.00%) OpenView
4 1 (0.63%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 55 (34.38%) VMware
2 42 (26.25%) Cisco
3 33 (20.63%) Dell
4 31 (19.38%) Avaya
5 25 (15.63%) HP
6 24 (15.00%) Citrix
7 16 (10.00%) IBM
8 7 (4.38%) Adobe
9 4 (2.50%) Oracle
10 2 (1.25%) Apple
11 1 (0.63%) Sophos
11 1 (0.63%) IronPort
11 1 (0.63%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.63%) Trend Micro
11 1 (0.63%) Juniper
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: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Met Office
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
ComputAppoint
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Tavistock
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Devon
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits/ AX2012 Implementation Project
Posted: 11 days ago
Devon
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 17 days ago
Exeter
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 19 days ago
Plymouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Plymouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago