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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 8 6 13
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 102 50 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 21.38% 19.23% 11.54%
As % of the Vendors category 47.66% 53.76% 26.47%
Number of salaries quoted 91 39 31
Average salary £35,000 £29,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.64% -1.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,640 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £41,000 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
214 93 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 44.86% 35.77% 43.59%
Number of salaries quoted 180 75 116
Average salary £35,000 £29,750 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 41 £35,000 +20.68% 3
Plymouth -14 11 £29,000 -1.69% 4
Okehampton - 5 - -
Tavistock - 3 £42,500 -
Barnstaple -3 1 £20,000 -
Microsoft
South West

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (54.74%) Windows
2 91 (47.89%) MS Excel
3 81 (42.63%) SQL Server
4 52 (27.37%) Active Directory
5 51 (26.84%) MS Exchange
6 50 (26.32%) SQL
7 47 (24.74%) Microsoft Certification
8 46 (24.21%) .NET
9 40 (21.05%) LAN
9 40 (21.05%) WAN
10 36 (18.95%) ASP.NET
11 35 (18.42%) C#
12 34 (17.89%) IIS
12 34 (17.89%) Cisco
13 33 (17.37%) MVC
14 32 (16.84%) MCITP
14 32 (16.84%) Lync
15 31 (16.32%) T-SQL
16 29 (15.26%) Avaya
16 29 (15.26%) Internet
17 28 (14.74%) WLAN
17 28 (14.74%) JavaScript
17 28 (14.74%) ITIL
18 25 (13.16%) MS Office
19 24 (12.63%) Analytical Skills
19 24 (12.63%) SCCM
19 24 (12.63%) ASP.NET MVC
20 23 (12.11%) SLA
21 22 (11.58%) VMware
21 22 (11.58%) .NET Framework

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 51 (26.84%) MS Exchange
2 34 (17.89%) IIS
3 32 (16.84%) Lync
4 15 (7.89%) BizTalk Server
4 15 (7.89%) Commerce Server
5 10 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (4.74%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (4.21%) SharePoint
8 6 (3.16%) Apache
9 5 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (1.58%) Tomcat
10 3 (1.58%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (1.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 91 (47.89%) MS Excel
2 25 (13.16%) MS Office
3 14 (7.37%) MS Visio
4 11 (5.79%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.58%) MS Project
6 2 (1.05%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 15 (7.89%) Fredhopper
2 4 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.05%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 40 (21.05%) LAN
1 40 (21.05%) WAN
2 29 (15.26%) Internet
3 28 (14.74%) WLAN
4 19 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 10 (5.26%) Firewall
6 9 (4.74%) DHCP
6 9 (4.74%) VPN
6 9 (4.74%) DNS
7 8 (4.21%) SSL
8 5 (2.63%) SAN
9 3 (1.58%) Intranet
9 3 (1.58%) Unified Communications
10 2 (1.05%) Broadband
10 2 (1.05%) HTTP
10 2 (1.05%) 3G
10 2 (1.05%) Wireless
10 2 (1.05%) NGN
10 2 (1.05%) Cisco PIX
10 2 (1.05%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (42.63%) SQL Server
2 22 (11.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (9.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (6.32%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (5.79%) DTS
7 10 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (3.68%) RDBMS
8 7 (3.68%) MS Access
8 7 (3.68%) Relational Database
9 6 (3.16%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (3.16%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 4 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (2.11%) Oracle Database
11 3 (1.58%) MySQL
12 1 (0.53%) QlikView
12 1 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (8.42%) Visual Studio
2 6 (3.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 5 (2.63%) MSTest
3 5 (2.63%) Rhino Mocks
3 5 (2.63%) Moq
3 5 (2.63%) NUnit
4 2 (1.05%) Ant
5 1 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.53%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 15 (7.89%) Retail
2 13 (6.84%) Finance
3 7 (3.68%) Banking
4 5 (2.63%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.11%) Marketing
6 2 (1.05%) Legal
7 1 (0.53%) Advertising
7 1 (0.53%) Law
7 1 (0.53%) French Language
7 1 (0.53%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 50 (26.32%) Developer
2 38 (20.00%) Analyst
3 30 (15.79%) Support Engineer
4 25 (13.16%) Project Engineer
5 24 (12.63%) C# Developer
6 22 (11.58%) .NET Developer
7 20 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
8 17 (8.95%) C# .NET Developer
9 16 (8.42%) Technical Analyst
10 14 (7.37%) ASP.NET Developer
10 14 (7.37%) Systems Support
10 14 (7.37%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 12 (6.32%) 2nd Line Support
11 12 (6.32%) SQL Developer
12 11 (5.79%) Integration Analyst
13 9 (4.74%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 9 (4.74%) SQL Server Developer
13 9 (4.74%) Systems Support Engineer
14 8 (4.21%) Consultant
15 6 (3.16%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (24.21%) .NET
2 36 (18.95%) ASP.NET
3 24 (12.63%) ASP.NET MVC
4 22 (11.58%) .NET Framework
5 21 (11.05%) jQuery
6 18 (9.47%) HTML
7 16 (8.42%) CSS
8 14 (7.37%) Web Services
8 14 (7.37%) XML
9 11 (5.79%) Middleware
10 9 (4.74%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 8 (4.21%) WCF
12 6 (3.16%) HTML5
13 5 (2.63%) Castle Windsor
13 5 (2.63%) Ninject
13 5 (2.63%) Unity DI Container
13 5 (2.63%) Spring.NET
13 5 (2.63%) Razor View Engine
13 5 (2.63%) WPF
13 5 (2.63%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.63%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.32%) Data Integration
3 7 (3.68%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.63%) Inversion of Control
5 4 (2.11%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.11%) Clustering
6 3 (1.58%) Statistics
6 3 (1.58%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.05%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.05%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.05%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.05%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.53%) Biometrics
8 1 (0.53%) NHS
8 1 (0.53%) Firmware
8 1 (0.53%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.53%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 104 (54.74%) Windows
2 21 (11.05%) Windows Server 2003
2 21 (11.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (7.37%) Linux
4 13 (6.84%) Windows 2000 Server
5 7 (3.68%) Windows XP
6 5 (2.63%) Windows Vista
6 5 (2.63%) Windows 8
6 5 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.05%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.05%) UNIX
8 2 (1.05%) Windows 2000
8 2 (1.05%) Solaris
9 1 (0.53%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (17.37%) MVC
2 28 (14.74%) ITIL
3 18 (9.47%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (8.42%) Service Delivery
5 15 (7.89%) E-Commerce
5 15 (7.89%) Problem Management
6 14 (7.37%) Change Control
7 13 (6.84%) Time Management
8 12 (6.32%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (4.74%) Project Management
9 9 (4.74%) Web Application Development
10 8 (4.21%) TDD
11 7 (3.68%) Migration
12 6 (3.16%) CRM
13 5 (2.63%) Configuration Management
13 5 (2.63%) PRINCE2
13 5 (2.63%) Scrum
13 5 (2.63%) Business Analysis
13 5 (2.63%) MVVM
13 5 (2.63%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 50 (26.32%) SQL
2 35 (18.42%) C#
3 31 (16.32%) T-SQL
4 28 (14.74%) JavaScript
5 21 (11.05%) Java
6 11 (5.79%) VB.NET
7 9 (4.74%) VB
8 7 (3.68%) Python
9 5 (2.63%) VB6
9 5 (2.63%) VBA
9 5 (2.63%) PHP
10 4 (2.11%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.58%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.58%) C++
12 2 (1.05%) COBOL
12 2 (1.05%) Delphi
12 2 (1.05%) Perl
12 2 (1.05%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.53%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 47 (24.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (16.84%) MCITP
3 16 (8.42%) MCP
4 11 (5.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 8 (4.21%) Degree
6 5 (2.63%) MCTS
6 5 (2.63%) MCAD
6 5 (2.63%) MCSD
6 5 (2.63%) MCSE
7 4 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.58%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.58%) Security Cleared
9 2 (1.05%) MBA
9 2 (1.05%) CCNA
9 2 (1.05%) ISEB
9 2 (1.05%) Postgraduate
9 2 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.53%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.53%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (12.11%) SLA
2 5 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 52 (27.37%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (5.26%) vSphere
4 9 (4.74%) Terminal Services
5 7 (3.68%) XenApp
6 2 (1.05%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.05%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.53%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.53%) XenServer
7 1 (0.53%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 24 (12.63%) SCCM
2 16 (8.42%) WSUS
3 15 (7.89%) SCOM
4 14 (7.37%) Nagios
5 13 (6.84%) Backup Exec
6 4 (2.11%) Puppet
7 2 (1.05%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.05%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 2 (1.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.53%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.53%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.53%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 34 (17.89%) Cisco
2 29 (15.26%) Avaya
3 22 (11.58%) VMware
4 15 (7.89%) EPiServer
4 15 (7.89%) hybris
5 13 (6.84%) Bomgar
5 13 (6.84%) CommVault
6 12 (6.32%) HP
7 11 (5.79%) Citrix
8 8 (4.21%) Dell
9 7 (3.68%) IBM
9 7 (3.68%) Oracle
10 5 (2.63%) Sophos
11 4 (2.11%) Red Hat
12 2 (1.05%) NetApp
12 2 (1.05%) CheckPoint
12 2 (1.05%) SAP
12 2 (1.05%) Siebel
12 2 (1.05%) comScore
12 2 (1.05%) Omniture
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