The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Exeter region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 3 4 16
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +12
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 41 71 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 27.52% 31.42% 11.52%
As % of the Vendors category 52.56% 56.80% 28.74%
Number of salaries quoted 39 56 23
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £19,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,150 £37,250 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Microsoft
Devon

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Exeter region.

Vendors Category
Exeter
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
78 125 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 52.35% 55.31% 40.09%
Number of salaries quoted 64 107 83
Average salary £34,000 £29,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.24% -22.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £19,120 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £43,151 £38,544
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Exeter region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Exeter

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Exeter region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Exeter

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Exeter

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Exeter region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Exeter

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Exeter 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 41 (51.90%) MS Excel
2 39 (49.37%) Windows
3 33 (41.77%) MS Office
4 27 (34.18%) ITIL
5 26 (32.91%) C#
6 24 (30.38%) MS Exchange
6 24 (30.38%) Active Directory
6 24 (30.38%) VMware
7 23 (29.11%) .NET
7 23 (29.11%) LAN
7 23 (29.11%) TCP/IP
8 21 (26.58%) SQL Server
8 21 (26.58%) Cisco
8 21 (26.58%) Microsoft Certification
9 19 (24.05%) SCCM
10 18 (22.78%) Project Management
10 18 (22.78%) SCOM
11 17 (21.52%) SQL
11 17 (21.52%) HP
11 17 (21.52%) Dell
12 16 (20.25%) JavaScript
13 15 (18.99%) WAN
14 14 (17.72%) ASP.NET
14 14 (17.72%) MS Visio
14 14 (17.72%) MCITP
15 13 (16.46%) SharePoint
15 13 (16.46%) Internet
15 13 (16.46%) Service Delivery
16 12 (15.19%) MVC
17 11 (13.92%) Citrix

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Exeter 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 24 (30.38%) MS Exchange
2 13 (16.46%) SharePoint
3 10 (12.66%) Lync
3 10 (12.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 9 (11.39%) IIS
5 1 (1.27%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 41 (51.90%) MS Excel
2 33 (41.77%) MS Office
3 14 (17.72%) MS Visio
4 6 (7.59%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (3.80%) MS Project
6 2 (2.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (29.11%) LAN
1 23 (29.11%) TCP/IP
2 15 (18.99%) WAN
3 13 (16.46%) Internet
4 10 (12.66%) WLAN
5 9 (11.39%) SSL
6 8 (10.13%) DNS
6 8 (10.13%) DHCP
7 3 (3.80%) VoIP
8 2 (2.53%) Unified Communications
9 1 (1.27%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.27%) NAS
9 1 (1.27%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (26.58%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (6.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.06%) DTS
4 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (5.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.53%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.53%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.27%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (12.66%) Back Office
2 6 (7.59%) Finance
2 6 (7.59%) Banking
3 1 (1.27%) Law
3 1 (1.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (26.58%) Support Engineer
2 16 (20.25%) Developer
3 15 (18.99%) Systems Engineer
4 14 (17.72%) .NET Developer
5 13 (16.46%) C# Developer
6 12 (15.19%) Analyst
6 12 (15.19%) C# .NET Developer
7 11 (13.92%) Systems Support Engineer
7 11 (13.92%) Systems Support
7 11 (13.92%) 3rd Line Support
8 10 (12.66%) ASP.NET Developer
9 9 (11.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (7.59%) Consultant
11 5 (6.33%) Technical Consultant
11 5 (6.33%) Applications Support
11 5 (6.33%) 2nd Line Support
11 5 (6.33%) Team Leader
11 5 (6.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 5 (6.33%) Integration Analyst
11 5 (6.33%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (29.11%) .NET
2 14 (17.72%) ASP.NET
3 9 (11.39%) HTML
4 8 (10.13%) CSS
5 6 (7.59%) .NET Framework
6 5 (6.33%) jQuery
6 5 (6.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (6.33%) XML
7 4 (5.06%) Middleware
7 4 (5.06%) Web Services
8 3 (3.80%) COM
8 3 (3.80%) Ajax
9 2 (2.53%) ASP.NET 2.0
10 1 (1.27%) Silverlight
10 1 (1.27%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.66%) Blackberry
2 9 (11.39%) Clustering
3 4 (5.06%) Data Integration
3 4 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.80%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 39 (49.37%) Windows
2 10 (12.66%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (12.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (10.13%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (1.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (34.18%) ITIL
2 18 (22.78%) Project Management
3 13 (16.46%) Service Delivery
4 12 (15.19%) MVC
5 11 (13.92%) Time Management
6 8 (10.13%) Network Load Balancing
6 8 (10.13%) Problem Management
6 8 (10.13%) Configuration Management
6 8 (10.13%) Migration
7 6 (7.59%) Change Control
8 3 (3.80%) Software Testing
9 2 (2.53%) PRINCE2
10 1 (1.27%) OOP
10 1 (1.27%) OO
10 1 (1.27%) Change Management
10 1 (1.27%) Process Management
10 1 (1.27%) Incident Management
10 1 (1.27%) Project Planning
10 1 (1.27%) Practice Management
10 1 (1.27%) Contact Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (32.91%) C#
2 17 (21.52%) SQL
3 16 (20.25%) JavaScript
4 10 (12.66%) T-SQL
5 8 (10.13%) VB
6 6 (7.59%) C++
7 5 (6.33%) VB6
8 4 (5.06%) VB.NET
9 3 (3.80%) Java
10 2 (2.53%) VBScript
10 2 (2.53%) Delphi
10 2 (2.53%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (26.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (17.72%) MCITP
3 11 (13.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 11 (13.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 8 (10.13%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (3.80%) MCP
6 2 (2.53%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.27%) MCSE
7 1 (1.27%) ISEB
7 1 (1.27%) Degree
7 1 (1.27%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.39%) SLA
2 4 (5.06%) ISO 14001
2 4 (5.06%) QA
2 4 (5.06%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 24 (30.38%) Active Directory
2 10 (12.66%) ISA Server
2 10 (12.66%) VMware ESX
2 10 (12.66%) Hyper-V
2 10 (12.66%) vSphere
3 9 (11.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (8.86%) XenServer
4 7 (8.86%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 19 (24.05%) SCCM
2 18 (22.78%) SCOM
3 8 (10.13%) HP SIM
3 8 (10.13%) OpenView
3 8 (10.13%) Nagios
3 8 (10.13%) Backup Exec
3 8 (10.13%) WSUS
4 2 (2.53%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 24 (30.38%) VMware
2 21 (26.58%) Cisco
3 17 (21.52%) HP
3 17 (21.52%) Dell
4 11 (13.92%) Citrix
4 11 (13.92%) Avaya
5 9 (11.39%) IBM
6 8 (10.13%) Bomgar
6 8 (10.13%) CommVault
7 4 (5.06%) Oracle
8 2 (2.53%) Adobe
9 1 (1.27%) LexisNexis
9 1 (1.27%) NetApp
Exeter
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Package and Microsoft Certs
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter, Devon
ARM Technology
Salary: £20 - £35 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago