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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 8 4 10
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 74 102 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 17.62% 24.46% 14.57%
As % of the Vendors category 40.66% 55.43% 42.05%
Number of salaries quoted 64 90 29
Average salary £30,500 £35,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.85% +20.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,500 £19,900
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,100 £36,400
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
182 184 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 43.33% 44.12% 34.65%
Number of salaries quoted 137 150 72
Average salary £30,000 £36,500 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.80% +23.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £23,250 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,600 £40,000 £47,500
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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -6 47 £30,000 -14.28% 5
Plymouth +1 11 £30,500 +34.06% 4
Tavistock -2 5 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Barnstaple -6 2 £35,500 +77.50%
Microsoft
South West

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 55 (39.86%) Windows
2 54 (39.13%) SQL Server
3 52 (37.68%) C#
4 47 (34.06%) .NET
4 47 (34.06%) MS Excel
5 34 (24.64%) ITIL
6 32 (23.19%) SQL
7 31 (22.46%) JavaScript
7 31 (22.46%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (19.57%) Active Directory
9 25 (18.12%) VMware
10 24 (17.39%) MS Office
10 24 (17.39%) ASP.NET
11 23 (16.67%) SCCM
12 22 (15.94%) HTML
13 20 (14.49%) Project Management
13 20 (14.49%) .NET Framework
14 19 (13.77%) MVC
15 18 (13.04%) TDD
15 18 (13.04%) MS Exchange
16 17 (12.32%) TCP/IP
16 17 (12.32%) T-SQL
16 17 (12.32%) Internet
16 17 (12.32%) Microsoft Certification
16 17 (12.32%) Scrum
16 17 (12.32%) SCOM
17 16 (11.59%) WCF
17 16 (11.59%) Degree
17 16 (11.59%) WAN
17 16 (11.59%) LAN

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 18 (13.04%) MS Exchange
2 14 (10.14%) IIS
3 13 (9.42%) ColdFusion
4 12 (8.70%) SharePoint
4 12 (8.70%) Umbraco
5 9 (6.52%) Lync
6 5 (3.62%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (3.62%) Confluence
7 4 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.45%) SAS
9 2 (1.45%) Apache
10 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 47 (34.06%) MS Excel
2 24 (17.39%) MS Office
3 6 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.45%) SPSS
4 2 (1.45%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.17%) Summit
2 2 (1.45%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.72%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.62%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.45%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.32%) TCP/IP
1 17 (12.32%) Internet
2 16 (11.59%) WAN
2 16 (11.59%) LAN
3 10 (7.25%) WLAN
4 8 (5.80%) SSL
4 8 (5.80%) VPN
5 5 (3.62%) DNS
6 3 (2.17%) Network Security
6 3 (2.17%) Firewall
6 3 (2.17%) SAN
7 2 (1.45%) DHCP
7 2 (1.45%) VoIP
7 2 (1.45%) IPsec
7 2 (1.45%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (0.72%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.72%) Wireless
8 1 (0.72%) VLAN
8 1 (0.72%) ADSL
8 1 (0.72%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (39.13%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.52%) Relational Database
3 8 (5.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (5.07%) MySQL
5 5 (3.62%) Oracle Database
5 5 (3.62%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (2.90%) RDBMS
6 4 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (5.80%) NUnit
1 8 (5.80%) Rhino Mocks
2 6 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (3.62%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.62%) Moq
3 5 (3.62%) MSTest
3 5 (3.62%) MSBuild
3 5 (3.62%) Jenkins
3 5 (3.62%) Subversion
3 5 (3.62%) Bugzilla
3 5 (3.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (3.62%) Visual Studio
3 5 (3.62%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.72%) AdminStudio
General
1 14 (10.14%) Finance
2 9 (6.52%) Back Office
2 9 (6.52%) Banking
3 5 (3.62%) Games
4 3 (2.17%) Marketing
4 3 (2.17%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.45%) Legal
5 2 (1.45%) Electronics
6 1 (0.72%) Military
6 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (34.06%) Developer
2 14 (10.14%) Support Engineer
3 13 (9.42%) Analyst
3 13 (9.42%) 2nd Line Support
4 12 (8.70%) Software Developer
5 11 (7.97%) 3rd Line Support
6 10 (7.25%) .NET Developer
6 10 (7.25%) Operations Engineer
7 9 (6.52%) C# Developer
8 7 (5.07%) Server Engineer
8 7 (5.07%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 7 (5.07%) Consultant
8 7 (5.07%) Software Engineer
9 6 (4.35%) Project Manager
9 6 (4.35%) Server Support
9 6 (4.35%) ColdFusion Developer
9 6 (4.35%) Server Support Engineer
10 5 (3.62%) AWS Developer
10 5 (3.62%) Senior Oracle Developer
10 5 (3.62%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (34.06%) .NET
2 24 (17.39%) ASP.NET
3 22 (15.94%) HTML
4 20 (14.49%) .NET Framework
5 16 (11.59%) WCF
6 15 (10.87%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (9.42%) CSS
8 10 (7.25%) Web Services
9 8 (5.80%) Entity Framework
9 8 (5.80%) Castle Windsor
10 7 (5.07%) jQuery
10 7 (5.07%) XML
11 5 (3.62%) Ninject
11 5 (3.62%) Unity DI Container
11 5 (3.62%) WinForms
11 5 (3.62%) LINQ
11 5 (3.62%) Spring.NET
11 5 (3.62%) Ext JS
11 5 (3.62%) XHTML
12 4 (2.90%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.80%) Client/Server
2 7 (5.07%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.62%) Inversion of Control
3 5 (3.62%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.62%) Wiki
4 4 (2.90%) Thin Client
4 4 (2.90%) Fat Client
4 4 (2.90%) Mathematics
4 4 (2.90%) Clustering
4 4 (2.90%) Handset
5 3 (2.17%) Tandem
6 2 (1.45%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.45%) Statistics
6 2 (1.45%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.45%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.45%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.45%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.72%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 55 (39.86%) Windows
2 15 (10.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (8.70%) Linux
4 11 (7.97%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (6.52%) Windows 2000 Server
6 5 (3.62%) Ubuntu
6 5 (3.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (2.90%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.45%) UNIX
8 2 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.72%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (24.64%) ITIL
2 31 (22.46%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (14.49%) Project Management
4 19 (13.77%) MVC
5 18 (13.04%) TDD
6 17 (12.32%) Scrum
7 14 (10.14%) Change Control
8 12 (8.70%) Migration
9 11 (7.97%) Server Patching
10 10 (7.25%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (6.52%) Time Management
11 9 (6.52%) B2B
12 8 (5.80%) Service Delivery
12 8 (5.80%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (5.80%) Web Application Development
13 7 (5.07%) Waterfall
13 7 (5.07%) Software Engineering
13 7 (5.07%) ERP
14 6 (4.35%) Regression Testing
14 6 (4.35%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (37.68%) C#
2 32 (23.19%) SQL
3 31 (22.46%) JavaScript
4 17 (12.32%) T-SQL
5 12 (8.70%) VB
6 11 (7.97%) VB.NET
7 9 (6.52%) Java
8 7 (5.07%) Python
9 6 (4.35%) C++
10 5 (3.62%) Shell Script
11 4 (2.90%) PHP
11 4 (2.90%) Delphi
12 2 (1.45%) MATLAB
12 2 (1.45%) VB6
12 2 (1.45%) R
13 1 (0.72%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (12.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (11.59%) Degree
3 12 (8.70%) MCITP
4 8 (5.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (3.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (3.62%) ISTQB
6 4 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (2.90%) MCPD
7 3 (2.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (2.17%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.17%) Security Cleared
7 3 (2.17%) MCSE
7 3 (2.17%) CIMA
7 3 (2.17%) CCA
7 3 (2.17%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (2.17%) ACCA
8 2 (1.45%) Postgraduate
8 2 (1.45%) MBA
9 1 (0.72%) APMP
9 1 (0.72%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.52%) SLA
2 6 (4.35%) QA
3 3 (2.17%) ISO 9001
3 3 (2.17%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 27 (19.57%) Active Directory
2 9 (6.52%) XenApp
3 8 (5.80%) vSphere
4 7 (5.07%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (4.35%) Hyper-V
6 3 (2.17%) XenServer
6 3 (2.17%) XenDesktop
6 3 (2.17%) ISA Server
7 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (1.45%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.72%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 23 (16.67%) SCCM
2 17 (12.32%) SCOM
3 11 (7.97%) WSUS
3 11 (7.97%) Nagios
4 9 (6.52%) Backup Exec
5 5 (3.62%) Puppet
6 3 (2.17%) Windows Intune
7 2 (1.45%) SCVMM
7 2 (1.45%) SCDPM
7 2 (1.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (1.45%) SCSM
Vendors
1 25 (18.12%) VMware
2 14 (10.14%) Cisco
3 13 (9.42%) Citrix
4 12 (8.70%) IBM
5 11 (7.97%) Bomgar
6 9 (6.52%) Oracle
6 9 (6.52%) Avaya
6 9 (6.52%) CommVault
6 9 (6.52%) Red Hat
7 8 (5.80%) Dell
8 7 (5.07%) HP
9 5 (3.62%) Google
9 5 (3.62%) Atlassian
10 3 (2.17%) Sencha
11 2 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (1.45%) Hyland
12 1 (0.72%) Thunderhead
12 1 (0.72%) Novell
Tavistock, Devon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Devon
Tank Recruitment Limited
Posted: 11 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Webrecruit
Salary: £Excellent DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £19000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits+Training
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Devon
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Devon
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 12 days ago
Devon
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Plymouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Plymouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Plymouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Exeter
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Exeter
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Devon
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + AX2012 Upgrade Project!
Posted: 21 days ago