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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 2 3 11
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 38 76 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 28.79% 34.23% 13.64%
As % of the Vendors category 56.72% 57.58% 36.14%
Number of salaries quoted 36 62 28
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 £25,000 £19,400 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £37,500 £40,800
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
67 132 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 50.76% 59.46% 37.73%
Number of salaries quoted 59 114 79
Average salary £35,000 £27,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £19,400 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,576 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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 23 January 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Exeter

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 41 (51.25%) MS Excel
2 40 (50.00%) Windows
3 38 (47.50%) MS Office
4 29 (36.25%) ITIL
5 28 (35.00%) C#
6 27 (33.75%) MS Exchange
6 27 (33.75%) Active Directory
6 27 (33.75%) VMware
7 25 (31.25%) .NET
8 24 (30.00%) SQL Server
8 24 (30.00%) TCP/IP
9 23 (28.75%) LAN
10 22 (27.50%) Microsoft Certification
11 21 (26.25%) Cisco
12 19 (23.75%) JavaScript
13 18 (22.50%) HP
13 18 (22.50%) Dell
13 18 (22.50%) Project Management
13 18 (22.50%) SCCM
14 17 (21.25%) SQL
14 17 (21.25%) ASP.NET
15 16 (20.00%) SCOM
16 15 (18.75%) MCITP
16 15 (18.75%) SharePoint
16 15 (18.75%) WAN
17 14 (17.50%) MS Visio
17 14 (17.50%) Time Management
18 13 (16.25%) MVC
18 13 (16.25%) Citrix
19 12 (15.00%) Internet

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 27 (33.75%) MS Exchange
2 15 (18.75%) SharePoint
3 12 (15.00%) Lync
4 11 (13.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 10 (12.50%) IIS
6 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 41 (51.25%) MS Excel
2 38 (47.50%) MS Office
3 14 (17.50%) MS Visio
4 6 (7.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (2.50%) MS Project
5 2 (2.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (5.00%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) SaaS
1 1 (1.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (30.00%) TCP/IP
2 23 (28.75%) LAN
3 15 (18.75%) WAN
4 12 (15.00%) Internet
5 11 (13.75%) WLAN
6 10 (12.50%) SSL
7 9 (11.25%) DNS
7 9 (11.25%) DHCP
8 3 (3.75%) VoIP
9 2 (2.50%) Unified Communications
10 1 (1.25%) iSCSI
10 1 (1.25%) NAS
10 1 (1.25%) Wireless
10 1 (1.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (13.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.25%) RDBMS
4 4 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.75%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (3.75%) DTS
6 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.25%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (12.50%) Back Office
2 4 (5.00%) Finance
2 4 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (22.50%) Developer
1 18 (22.50%) Support Engineer
2 16 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 14 (17.50%) Systems Engineer
4 13 (16.25%) C# Developer
4 13 (16.25%) ASP.NET Developer
5 12 (15.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 11 (13.75%) Systems Support Engineer
6 11 (13.75%) Systems Support
7 10 (12.50%) Analyst
7 10 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
7 10 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (7.50%) Consultant
9 5 (6.25%) Team Leader
9 5 (6.25%) Support Team Leader
9 5 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
9 5 (6.25%) Applications Support
10 4 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
10 4 (5.00%) Software Developer
10 4 (5.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (31.25%) .NET
2 17 (21.25%) ASP.NET
3 9 (11.25%) HTML
4 8 (10.00%) CSS
5 5 (6.25%) Ajax
6 4 (5.00%) XML
6 4 (5.00%) .NET Framework
7 3 (3.75%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (3.75%) jQuery
7 3 (3.75%) Web Services
7 3 (3.75%) Middleware
8 2 (2.50%) COM
8 2 (2.50%) ASP.NET 2.0
9 1 (1.25%) Silverlight
9 1 (1.25%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.75%) Blackberry
2 9 (11.25%) Clustering
3 3 (3.75%) Data Integration
3 3 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.75%) NHS
4 2 (2.50%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 40 (50.00%) Windows
2 10 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (7.50%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (36.25%) ITIL
2 18 (22.50%) Project Management
3 14 (17.50%) Time Management
4 13 (16.25%) MVC
5 11 (13.75%) Service Delivery
6 9 (11.25%) Migration
7 8 (10.00%) Configuration Management
7 8 (10.00%) Network Load Balancing
8 6 (7.50%) Problem Management
9 3 (3.75%) Software Testing
9 3 (3.75%) Change Control
10 2 (2.50%) Process Management
10 2 (2.50%) Change Management
10 2 (2.50%) Line Management
11 1 (1.25%) Logistics
11 1 (1.25%) Incident Management
11 1 (1.25%) Project Planning
11 1 (1.25%) Mentoring
11 1 (1.25%) Contact Management
11 1 (1.25%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 28 (35.00%) C#
2 19 (23.75%) JavaScript
3 17 (21.25%) SQL
4 10 (12.50%) VB
5 9 (11.25%) C++
6 7 (8.75%) T-SQL
7 6 (7.50%) Java
7 6 (7.50%) VB.NET
8 5 (6.25%) VB6
8 5 (6.25%) Delphi
8 5 (6.25%) PHP
9 2 (2.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (27.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (18.75%) MCITP
3 12 (15.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 11 (13.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 8 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
6 5 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (3.75%) MCP
8 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.25%) Degree
8 1 (1.25%) MCSE
8 1 (1.25%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.75%) SLA
2 4 (5.00%) ISO 9001
2 4 (5.00%) ISO 14001
2 4 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 27 (33.75%) Active Directory
2 12 (15.00%) Hyper-V
3 11 (13.75%) vSphere
3 11 (13.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (13.75%) ISA Server
4 10 (12.50%) VMware ESX
5 7 (8.75%) XenServer
5 7 (8.75%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 18 (22.50%) SCCM
2 16 (20.00%) SCOM
3 8 (10.00%) OpenView
3 8 (10.00%) HP SIM
4 6 (7.50%) Nagios
4 6 (7.50%) Backup Exec
4 6 (7.50%) WSUS
5 2 (2.50%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 27 (33.75%) VMware
2 21 (26.25%) Cisco
3 18 (22.50%) HP
3 18 (22.50%) Dell
4 13 (16.25%) Citrix
5 11 (13.75%) Avaya
6 10 (12.50%) IBM
7 6 (7.50%) CommVault
7 6 (7.50%) Bomgar
8 4 (5.00%) Oracle
9 2 (2.50%) Adobe
10 1 (1.25%) NetApp
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