The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Devon region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 2 17 8
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 96 29 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 25.81% 9.51% 22.62%
As % of the Vendors category 57.14% 26.13% 43.85%
Number of salaries quoted 86 19 50
Average salary £32,750 £29,500 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.01% +2.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,125 £19,400 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £33,600 £36,900
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Vendors Category
Devon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
168 111 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 45.16% 36.39% 51.59%
Number of salaries quoted 135 90 113
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 £20,800 £21,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £53,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
South West

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +10 55 £34,000 +58.13% 10
Plymouth -3 12 £29,500 - 3
Okehampton - 2 - -
Barnstaple - 1 £20,000 -
Microsoft
South West

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 104 (54.45%) MS Excel
2 101 (52.88%) Windows
3 81 (42.41%) SQL Server
4 57 (29.84%) SQL
5 51 (26.70%) .NET
6 42 (21.99%) ASP.NET
7 41 (21.47%) Microsoft Certification
8 40 (20.94%) MS Exchange
9 39 (20.42%) MCP
9 39 (20.42%) SLA
10 37 (19.37%) MS Office
11 35 (18.32%) C#
12 32 (16.75%) IIS
12 32 (16.75%) ITIL
12 32 (16.75%) MVC
13 30 (15.71%) Internet
14 29 (15.18%) Active Directory
14 29 (15.18%) LAN
15 28 (14.66%) T-SQL
16 25 (13.09%) WAN
16 25 (13.09%) ASP.NET MVC
17 24 (12.57%) .NET Framework
17 24 (12.57%) WSUS
18 23 (12.04%) VB.NET
19 22 (11.52%) JavaScript
19 22 (11.52%) Cisco
19 22 (11.52%) Windows Server 2003
19 22 (11.52%) WCF
19 22 (11.52%) jQuery
19 22 (11.52%) Windows Server 2008

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 40 (20.94%) MS Exchange
2 32 (16.75%) IIS
3 21 (10.99%) SharePoint
4 19 (9.95%) Exchange Server 2007
5 15 (7.85%) BizTalk Server
5 15 (7.85%) Commerce Server
6 14 (7.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 11 (5.76%) Lync
8 10 (5.24%) Exchange Server 2010
9 9 (4.71%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (2.09%) Apache
12 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 104 (54.45%) MS Excel
2 37 (19.37%) MS Office
3 13 (6.81%) MS Visio
4 10 (5.24%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.05%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (7.85%) Fredhopper
2 3 (1.57%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.05%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (15.71%) Internet
2 29 (15.18%) LAN
3 25 (13.09%) WAN
4 18 (9.42%) TCP/IP
5 13 (6.81%) DNS
5 13 (6.81%) DHCP
6 11 (5.76%) Firewall
7 9 (4.71%) VPN
8 8 (4.19%) WLAN
9 6 (3.14%) SSL
9 6 (3.14%) Intranet
10 4 (2.09%) Broadband
10 4 (2.09%) 3G
10 4 (2.09%) Wireless
10 4 (2.09%) NGN
10 4 (2.09%) Wireless Security
11 3 (1.57%) SAN
12 2 (1.05%) HTTP
12 2 (1.05%) Cisco PIX
13 1 (0.52%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (42.41%) SQL Server
2 15 (7.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (7.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (6.28%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (5.24%) MS Access
6 9 (4.71%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (4.19%) DTS
8 7 (3.66%) MySQL
9 6 (3.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (2.62%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (2.09%) Oracle Database
12 3 (1.57%) Relational Database
13 2 (1.05%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
13 2 (1.05%) RDBMS
14 1 (0.52%) OLTP
14 1 (0.52%) OLAP
14 1 (0.52%) Crystal Reports
14 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
14 1 (0.52%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 12 (6.28%) NUnit
1 12 (6.28%) MSTest
1 12 (6.28%) Rhino Mocks
1 12 (6.28%) Moq
2 5 (2.62%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.52%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.52%) JIRA
General
1 17 (8.90%) Finance
2 15 (7.85%) Retail
3 7 (3.66%) Marketing
4 6 (3.14%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.57%) Banking
6 2 (1.05%) Legal
7 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.52%) Advertising
7 1 (0.52%) Law
7 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.52%) Back Office
7 1 (0.52%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 56 (29.32%) Developer
2 52 (27.23%) Analyst
3 29 (15.18%) Support Engineer
3 29 (15.18%) .NET Developer
4 24 (12.57%) C# Developer
5 20 (10.47%) Systems Engineer
6 17 (8.90%) Technical Analyst
7 15 (7.85%) Systems Support
7 15 (7.85%) C# .NET Developer
8 13 (6.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 13 (6.81%) ASP.NET Developer
9 12 (6.28%) Service Analyst
10 11 (5.76%) Support Analyst
11 9 (4.71%) 2nd Line Support
11 9 (4.71%) Desktop Support
11 9 (4.71%) Project Manager
11 9 (4.71%) Systems Support Engineer
11 9 (4.71%) Customer Analyst
12 8 (4.19%) Integration Analyst
13 7 (3.66%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (26.70%) .NET
2 42 (21.99%) ASP.NET
3 25 (13.09%) ASP.NET MVC
4 24 (12.57%) .NET Framework
5 22 (11.52%) WCF
5 22 (11.52%) jQuery
6 19 (9.95%) Web Services
7 15 (7.85%) HTML
8 14 (7.33%) CSS
9 13 (6.81%) WPF
10 12 (6.28%) Spring.NET
10 12 (6.28%) WinForms
10 12 (6.28%) Castle Windsor
10 12 (6.28%) Ninject
10 12 (6.28%) Razor View Engine
10 12 (6.28%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 12 (6.28%) Unity DI Container
11 10 (5.24%) Ajax
11 10 (5.24%) XML
12 9 (4.71%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.33%) Blackberry
2 13 (6.81%) Management Information System
3 12 (6.28%) Inversion of Control
4 9 (4.71%) Computer Science
4 9 (4.71%) Data Integration
5 5 (2.62%) Clustering
5 5 (2.62%) Statistics
6 4 (2.09%) Firmware
6 4 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.05%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.05%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.05%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.05%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.05%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.52%) Biometrics
8 1 (0.52%) DTV
8 1 (0.52%) iPhone
8 1 (0.52%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 101 (52.88%) Windows
2 22 (11.52%) Windows Server 2003
2 22 (11.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (8.38%) Windows XP
4 14 (7.33%) UNIX
5 13 (6.81%) Linux
6 11 (5.76%) Windows 2000 Server
7 10 (5.24%) Windows 7
7 10 (5.24%) Windows 2000
8 6 (3.14%) Windows Vista
8 6 (3.14%) Windows 8
8 6 (3.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (2.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.05%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.05%) Solaris
11 1 (0.52%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.52%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.52%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (16.75%) ITIL
1 32 (16.75%) MVC
2 21 (10.99%) Problem Management
3 16 (8.38%) Project Management
4 15 (7.85%) E-Commerce
4 15 (7.85%) Change Control
5 13 (6.81%) Service Delivery
6 12 (6.28%) Scrum
6 12 (6.28%) TDD
6 12 (6.28%) Web Application Development
6 12 (6.28%) Dependency Injection
6 12 (6.28%) MVVM
6 12 (6.28%) Kanban
6 12 (6.28%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (5.24%) Incident Management
7 10 (5.24%) Contact Management
7 10 (5.24%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (4.19%) Configuration Management
9 7 (3.66%) Migration
9 7 (3.66%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 57 (29.84%) SQL
2 35 (18.32%) C#
3 28 (14.66%) T-SQL
4 23 (12.04%) VB.NET
5 22 (11.52%) JavaScript
6 18 (9.42%) Java
7 8 (4.19%) Python
8 7 (3.66%) VB
9 5 (2.62%) VB6
10 4 (2.09%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.09%) PHP
11 2 (1.05%) C++
11 2 (1.05%) COBOL
11 2 (1.05%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.52%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.52%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 41 (21.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (20.42%) MCP
3 14 (7.33%) MCSE
4 12 (6.28%) MCAD
4 12 (6.28%) MCSD
4 12 (6.28%) MCTS
5 11 (5.76%) MCITP
6 10 (5.24%) Degree
7 6 (3.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (2.09%) MBA
8 4 (2.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (2.09%) Postgraduate
8 4 (2.09%) CCA
8 4 (2.09%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (1.57%) SC Cleared
9 3 (1.57%) Security Cleared
9 3 (1.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.52%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (20.42%) SLA
2 4 (2.09%) QA
System Software
1 29 (15.18%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.76%) Terminal Services
3 8 (4.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.19%) XenApp
3 8 (4.19%) vSphere
4 4 (2.09%) ISA Server
5 3 (1.57%) XenServer
5 3 (1.57%) XenDesktop
5 3 (1.57%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.05%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 24 (12.57%) WSUS
2 21 (10.99%) SCCM
3 16 (8.38%) SCOM
4 12 (6.28%) Nagios
5 11 (5.76%) Backup Exec
6 10 (5.24%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 10 (5.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (2.09%) Puppet
8 1 (0.52%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.52%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.52%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.52%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 22 (11.52%) Cisco
2 16 (8.38%) Citrix
2 16 (8.38%) HP
2 16 (8.38%) VMware
3 15 (7.85%) EPiServer
3 15 (7.85%) hybris
4 11 (5.76%) Bomgar
4 11 (5.76%) CommVault
5 9 (4.71%) Avaya
6 8 (4.19%) Dell
7 7 (3.66%) Oracle
8 6 (3.14%) CheckPoint
9 5 (2.62%) Sophos
10 4 (2.09%) Siebel
10 4 (2.09%) Red Hat
10 4 (2.09%) IBM
11 3 (1.57%) SAP
12 2 (1.05%) Omniture
12 2 (1.05%) Google
12 2 (1.05%) comScore
Exeter, Devon
Capita
Posted: 17 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £20800 per annum + 20% shift allowance
Posted: 22 hours ago
Devon
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension, Half day on a Friday!
Posted: Yesterday
Newton Abbot, Devon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Connectus
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £17000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Plymouth
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits, excellent holidays
Posted: 7 days ago
Exeter
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £18000.00 - £18500.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Exeter
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago