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 3 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 14 2 14
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +12
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 43 58 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 17.84% 34.73% 9.01%
As % of the Vendors category 37.39% 69.88% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 40 52 3
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £19,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +79.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,980 £20,400 £18,700
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £39,300 £35,900
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
115 83 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 47.72% 49.70% 31.53%
Number of salaries quoted 78 70 24
Average salary £30,000 £33,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,400 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £41,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 3 August 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Exeter

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 39 (48.15%) Windows
2 35 (43.21%) C#
3 31 (38.27%) SQL Server
4 29 (35.80%) .NET
5 24 (29.63%) JavaScript
6 23 (28.40%) MS Excel
7 22 (27.16%) Active Directory
8 21 (25.93%) VMware
8 21 (25.93%) SCCM
9 20 (24.69%) Cisco
9 20 (24.69%) SQL
10 19 (23.46%) Microsoft Certification
11 18 (22.22%) IIS
11 18 (22.22%) ITIL
12 17 (20.99%) Lync
13 16 (19.75%) MCITP
13 16 (19.75%) Project Management
13 16 (19.75%) IBM
13 16 (19.75%) TCP/IP
13 16 (19.75%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (19.75%) Migration
14 15 (18.52%) Avaya
14 15 (18.52%) MS Exchange
14 15 (18.52%) ASP.NET
14 15 (18.52%) HTML
15 14 (17.28%) LAN
15 14 (17.28%) WAN
15 14 (17.28%) .NET Framework
16 13 (16.05%) WLAN
16 13 (16.05%) Internet

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 18 (22.22%) IIS
2 17 (20.99%) Lync
3 15 (18.52%) MS Exchange
4 10 (12.35%) ColdFusion
5 7 (8.64%) SharePoint
6 5 (6.17%) Umbraco
7 2 (2.47%) Apache
8 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 23 (28.40%) MS Excel
2 11 (13.58%) MS Office
3 2 (2.47%) MS Project
3 2 (2.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (6.17%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (19.75%) TCP/IP
2 14 (17.28%) LAN
2 14 (17.28%) WAN
3 13 (16.05%) Internet
3 13 (16.05%) WLAN
4 11 (13.58%) SSL
5 3 (3.70%) VPN
5 3 (3.70%) DNS
6 2 (2.47%) SAN
6 2 (2.47%) VoIP
6 2 (2.47%) Network Security
6 2 (2.47%) Structured Cabling
6 2 (2.47%) Firewall
7 1 (1.23%) Wireless
7 1 (1.23%) VLAN
7 1 (1.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (38.27%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.70%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.70%) RDBMS
3 3 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.47%) MySQL
General
1 11 (13.58%) Finance
2 8 (9.88%) Banking
3 5 (6.17%) Games
4 1 (1.23%) Marketing
4 1 (1.23%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 24 (29.63%) Developer
2 11 (13.58%) Support Engineer
3 8 (9.88%) C# Developer
4 7 (8.64%) Software Developer
4 7 (8.64%) Server Engineer
5 6 (7.41%) Server Support Engineer
5 6 (7.41%) Analyst
5 6 (7.41%) Server Support
6 5 (6.17%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (6.17%) Administrator
6 5 (6.17%) Test Analyst
6 5 (6.17%) Software Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (6.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 5 (6.17%) ColdFusion Developer
6 5 (6.17%) Windows Administrator
6 5 (6.17%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 5 (6.17%) Linux Administrator
6 5 (6.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (35.80%) .NET
2 15 (18.52%) ASP.NET
2 15 (18.52%) HTML
3 14 (17.28%) .NET Framework
4 8 (9.88%) WCF
4 8 (9.88%) Entity Framework
4 8 (9.88%) Web Services
5 7 (8.64%) CSS
6 6 (7.41%) jQuery
6 6 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (6.17%) XML
7 5 (6.17%) XHTML
7 5 (6.17%) WinForms
8 4 (4.94%) COM
9 3 (3.70%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.88%) Client/Server
2 5 (6.17%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.47%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.47%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 39 (48.15%) Windows
2 10 (12.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (9.88%) Windows 2000 Server
3 8 (9.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (8.64%) Linux
5 5 (6.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (4.94%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.47%) UNIX
8 1 (1.23%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (22.22%) ITIL
2 16 (19.75%) Project Management
2 16 (19.75%) Migration
2 16 (19.75%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (13.58%) Change Control
4 9 (11.11%) MVC
4 9 (11.11%) Scrum
5 8 (9.88%) Time Management
5 8 (9.88%) Server Patching
6 7 (8.64%) Waterfall
6 7 (8.64%) B2B
7 6 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (6.17%) Software Engineering
8 5 (6.17%) Configuration Management
8 5 (6.17%) Service Delivery
8 5 (6.17%) Regression Testing
8 5 (6.17%) Open Source
8 5 (6.17%) TDD
8 5 (6.17%) Problem Management
8 5 (6.17%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (43.21%) C#
2 24 (29.63%) JavaScript
3 20 (24.69%) SQL
4 12 (14.81%) T-SQL
5 8 (9.88%) VB.NET
6 5 (6.17%) Python
6 5 (6.17%) Shell Script
6 5 (6.17%) Java
7 4 (4.94%) VB
8 3 (3.70%) PHP
8 3 (3.70%) C++
8 3 (3.70%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 19 (23.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (19.75%) MCITP
3 12 (14.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (6.17%) ISTQB
4 5 (6.17%) Degree
4 5 (6.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (3.70%) MCPD
5 3 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.47%) MCSA
7 1 (1.23%) CCA
7 1 (1.23%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.23%) MCSE
7 1 (1.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.41%) QA
2 5 (6.17%) SLA
3 3 (3.70%) ISO 14001
3 3 (3.70%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 22 (27.16%) Active Directory
2 12 (14.81%) vSphere
3 6 (7.41%) XenApp
4 3 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.23%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.23%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.23%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.23%) XenServer
6 1 (1.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (25.93%) SCCM
2 9 (11.11%) SCOM
3 8 (9.88%) Nagios
3 8 (9.88%) WSUS
4 6 (7.41%) Backup Exec
5 5 (6.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (25.93%) VMware
2 20 (24.69%) Cisco
3 16 (19.75%) IBM
4 15 (18.52%) Avaya
5 11 (13.58%) HP
5 11 (13.58%) Dell
6 9 (11.11%) Red Hat
7 8 (9.88%) Bomgar
8 6 (7.41%) CommVault
8 6 (7.41%) Citrix
9 5 (6.17%) Google
9 5 (6.17%) Atlassian
10 3 (3.70%) Sencha
11 2 (2.47%) Hyland
12 1 (1.23%) Novell
12 1 (1.23%) Oracle
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