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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 9 4 13
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 81 116 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 19.90% 30.13% 12.20%
As % of the Vendors category 44.26% 52.49% 41.67%
Number of salaries quoted 73 89 41
Average salary £29,500 £28,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.35% -9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,580 £19,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,000 £40,992
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
183 221 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 44.96% 57.40% 29.27%
Number of salaries quoted 156 182 101
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 £22,500 £19,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,500 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,650 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 0 39 £35,000 +16.66% 4
Plymouth 0 23 £22,000 -42.48%
Okehampton - 3 - -
Paignton -2 1 £22,500 -19.64%
Ivybridge - 1 £15,000 -
Microsoft
South West

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 99 (51.83%) Windows
2 82 (42.93%) MS Excel
3 72 (37.70%) MS Exchange
3 72 (37.70%) Active Directory
4 66 (34.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 63 (32.98%) LAN
6 56 (29.32%) WAN
6 56 (29.32%) MS Office
7 50 (26.18%) C#
7 50 (26.18%) Cisco
7 50 (26.18%) MCITP
8 49 (25.65%) .NET
9 47 (24.61%) VMware
10 45 (23.56%) JavaScript
10 45 (23.56%) Lync
11 41 (21.47%) SQL Server
11 41 (21.47%) TCP/IP
12 40 (20.94%) WLAN
13 39 (20.42%) ITIL
14 37 (19.37%) ASP.NET
14 37 (19.37%) Avaya
15 32 (16.75%) HTML
15 32 (16.75%) SQL
16 29 (15.18%) jQuery
16 29 (15.18%) CSS
17 28 (14.66%) VMware Infrastructure
18 27 (14.14%) Dell
19 25 (13.09%) MVC
20 24 (12.57%) SharePoint
21 23 (12.04%) Citrix

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 72 (37.70%) MS Exchange
2 45 (23.56%) Lync
3 24 (12.57%) SharePoint
4 13 (6.81%) IIS
5 12 (6.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 9 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (4.19%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (2.62%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (2.62%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (1.57%) Tomcat
11 2 (1.05%) Apache
11 2 (1.05%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (1.05%) CMS
11 2 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.52%) WordPress
12 1 (0.52%) Lotus Domino
12 1 (0.52%) SAS
Applications
1 82 (42.93%) MS Excel
2 56 (29.32%) MS Office
3 23 (12.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (8.38%) MS Visio
5 9 (4.71%) Adobe Illustrator
5 9 (4.71%) Adobe After Effects
5 9 (4.71%) Photoshop
6 8 (4.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (1.57%) MS Project
8 2 (1.05%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.52%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (2.09%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (2.09%) Summit
2 1 (0.52%) Magento
2 1 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.62%) Office 365
2 1 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (32.98%) LAN
2 56 (29.32%) WAN
3 41 (21.47%) TCP/IP
4 40 (20.94%) WLAN
5 20 (10.47%) Internet
6 17 (8.90%) DNS
7 16 (8.38%) DHCP
8 13 (6.81%) SSL
9 12 (6.28%) Unified Communications
10 10 (5.24%) VoIP
11 7 (3.66%) Firewall
11 7 (3.66%) VPN
12 5 (2.62%) SAN
13 4 (2.09%) SMTP
14 3 (1.57%) ADSL
14 3 (1.57%) FTP
15 2 (1.05%) iSCSI
15 2 (1.05%) NAS
16 1 (0.52%) Wireless
16 1 (0.52%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (21.47%) SQL Server
2 20 (10.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (5.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (5.24%) RDBMS
4 10 (5.24%) Relational Database
5 7 (3.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (3.66%) MS Access
6 6 (3.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (2.62%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (2.62%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (2.09%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 2 (1.05%) DTS
9 2 (1.05%) MySQL
9 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 12 (6.28%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.05%) Ant
General
1 13 (6.81%) Finance
2 10 (5.24%) Back Office
3 7 (3.66%) French Language
3 7 (3.66%) Spanish Language
4 4 (2.09%) Banking
5 3 (1.57%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.57%) Marketing
6 2 (1.05%) Advertising
7 1 (0.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 58 (30.37%) Developer
2 32 (16.75%) Project Engineer
3 28 (14.66%) C# Developer
4 26 (13.61%) Support Engineer
5 24 (12.57%) Systems Engineer
6 20 (10.47%) .NET Developer
7 17 (8.90%) ASP.NET Developer
7 17 (8.90%) Consultant
8 16 (8.38%) C# .NET Developer
9 14 (7.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 12 (6.28%) 3rd Line Support
10 12 (6.28%) SQL Developer
11 11 (5.76%) Systems Support
11 11 (5.76%) Analyst
12 10 (5.24%) Systems Support Engineer
12 10 (5.24%) 2nd Line Support
13 9 (4.71%) Solutions Consultant
13 9 (4.71%) E-Learning Developer
14 8 (4.19%) Architect
15 7 (3.66%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (25.65%) .NET
2 37 (19.37%) ASP.NET
3 32 (16.75%) HTML
4 29 (15.18%) jQuery
4 29 (15.18%) CSS
5 19 (9.95%) CSS3
6 12 (6.28%) .NET Framework
6 12 (6.28%) HTML5
7 10 (5.24%) XML
7 10 (5.24%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (4.71%) Flash
9 8 (4.19%) Ajax
10 7 (3.66%) Web Services
11 5 (2.62%) WCF
12 4 (2.09%) JSON
12 4 (2.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 3 (1.57%) LINQ
14 2 (1.05%) COM
14 2 (1.05%) Middleware
14 2 (1.05%) ASP.NET 2.0
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.33%) E-Learning
2 12 (6.28%) Blackberry
3 10 (5.24%) Clustering
4 9 (4.71%) SCORM
4 9 (4.71%) Graphic Design
4 9 (4.71%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.57%) NHS
6 3 (1.57%) EPoS
7 2 (1.05%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.52%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.52%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.52%) Statistics
8 1 (0.52%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.52%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 99 (51.83%) Windows
2 21 (10.99%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (8.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (4.71%) Windows 7
4 9 (4.71%) Linux
5 7 (3.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (2.62%) Windows 8
6 5 (2.62%) Windows 2000 Server
6 5 (2.62%) Windows Vista
6 5 (2.62%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.05%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (20.42%) ITIL
2 25 (13.09%) MVC
3 19 (9.95%) Project Management
4 18 (9.42%) Time Management
5 16 (8.38%) Service Delivery
6 15 (7.85%) Responsive Web Design
7 14 (7.33%) Web Design
8 10 (5.24%) Migration
9 8 (4.19%) Configuration Management
9 8 (4.19%) Network Load Balancing
9 8 (4.19%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (3.14%) Web Application Development
11 5 (2.62%) TDD
11 5 (2.62%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (2.62%) Web Development
11 5 (2.62%) Problem Management
11 5 (2.62%) Unit Testing
12 4 (2.09%) CRM
12 4 (2.09%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (2.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 50 (26.18%) C#
2 45 (23.56%) JavaScript
3 32 (16.75%) SQL
4 14 (7.33%) VB
5 11 (5.76%) VB.NET
5 11 (5.76%) C++
6 10 (5.24%) Java
7 9 (4.71%) ActionScript 3.0
7 9 (4.71%) ActionScript 2.0
7 9 (4.71%) ActionScript
8 8 (4.19%) T-SQL
9 7 (3.66%) PHP
10 6 (3.14%) Delphi
10 6 (3.14%) VB6
11 4 (2.09%) VBA
12 3 (1.57%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.57%) VBScript
13 2 (1.05%) Perl
13 2 (1.05%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.52%) R
Qualifications
1 66 (34.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 50 (26.18%) MCITP
3 20 (10.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 20 (10.47%) MCP
4 19 (9.95%) Degree
5 13 (6.81%) CCNA
5 13 (6.81%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (5.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 8 (4.19%) Citrix Certification
8 7 (3.66%) VCP5
9 6 (3.14%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (2.62%) MCSA
11 3 (1.57%) SC Cleared
11 3 (1.57%) Security Cleared
11 3 (1.57%) MCDST
12 2 (1.05%) MCSE
12 2 (1.05%) ISEB
12 2 (1.05%) MCTS
13 1 (0.52%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.19%) SLA
2 5 (2.62%) QA
3 4 (2.09%) ISO 9001
3 4 (2.09%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 72 (37.70%) Active Directory
2 28 (14.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (8.38%) Hyper-V
4 11 (5.76%) vSphere
4 11 (5.76%) ISA Server
5 10 (5.24%) VMware ESX
6 7 (3.66%) XenServer
6 7 (3.66%) XenDesktop
7 5 (2.62%) XenApp
8 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.52%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 20 (10.47%) SCCM
2 15 (7.85%) SCOM
3 8 (4.19%) OpenView
3 8 (4.19%) HP SIM
4 5 (2.62%) Backup Exec
4 5 (2.62%) WSUS
4 5 (2.62%) Nagios
5 1 (0.52%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.52%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 50 (26.18%) Cisco
2 47 (24.61%) VMware
3 37 (19.37%) Avaya
4 27 (14.14%) Dell
5 23 (12.04%) Citrix
6 19 (9.95%) HP
7 11 (5.76%) IBM
8 8 (4.19%) Adobe
9 5 (2.62%) Bomgar
9 5 (2.62%) CommVault
10 4 (2.09%) Oracle
11 2 (1.05%) NetApp
11 2 (1.05%) Apple
12 1 (0.52%) Trend Micro
12 1 (0.52%) IronPort
12 1 (0.52%) Sophos
Exeter
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Car Allowance + Microsoft Certs
Posted: 4 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: Bonus + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Exeter
People Source
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Exeter, Devon
MSM Software
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum up to £35,000 depending on experienc
Posted: 27 days ago