The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Plymouth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Plymouth region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 10 4 14
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 10 14 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Plymouth 16.39% 20.59% 5.41%
As % of the Vendors category 40.00% 66.67% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 10 12 2
Average salary £28,500 £29,500 £67,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.38% -55.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,950 £29,000 £36,600
10% offered a salary of more than £32,700 £32,000 £97,400
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Vendors Category
Plymouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25 21 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Plymouth 40.98% 30.88% 37.84%
Number of salaries quoted 20 17 11
Average salary £30,000 £29,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.69% -13.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £29,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £78,000 £59,500 £32,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
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Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Plymouth

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Plymouth

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Plymouth

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Plymouth

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Plymouth

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Plymouth region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Plymouth

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Plymouth

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Plymouth 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 13 (61.90%) SQL
2 11 (52.38%) .NET
3 10 (47.62%) .NET Framework
4 9 (42.86%) C#
4 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET
5 8 (38.10%) Web Services
5 8 (38.10%) VB.NET
5 8 (38.10%) MS Access
5 8 (38.10%) SharePoint
5 8 (38.10%) JSON
5 8 (38.10%) Ajax
5 8 (38.10%) WCF
5 8 (38.10%) LINQ
5 8 (38.10%) jQuery
5 8 (38.10%) SharePoint 2010
6 7 (33.33%) MS Excel
7 6 (28.57%) Windows
8 5 (23.81%) IIS
8 5 (23.81%) Windows XP
8 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange
8 5 (23.81%) DHCP
8 5 (23.81%) VPN
8 5 (23.81%) DNS
8 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
8 5 (23.81%) Firewall
8 5 (23.81%) Terminal Services
8 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (23.81%) Office 365

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Plymouth by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Plymouth 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 8 (38.10%) SharePoint
1 8 (38.10%) SharePoint 2010
2 5 (23.81%) IIS
2 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange
2 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) DHCP
1 5 (23.81%) VPN
1 5 (23.81%) DNS
1 5 (23.81%) Firewall
2 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 8 (38.10%) MS Access
3 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
5 2 (9.52%) RDBMS
6 1 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (4.76%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Developer
2 8 (38.10%) C# Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Support Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) PC Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) PC Support
4 4 (19.05%) PC Support Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Help Desk Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Help Desk Support
5 3 (14.29%) Help Desk Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Manual Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Tester
6 1 (4.76%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Server Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Field Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Field Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (52.38%) .NET
2 10 (47.62%) .NET Framework
3 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET
4 8 (38.10%) Web Services
4 8 (38.10%) JSON
4 8 (38.10%) Ajax
4 8 (38.10%) WCF
4 8 (38.10%) LINQ
4 8 (38.10%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Biometrics
1 1 (4.76%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Windows XP
2 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (23.81%) Windows 8
2 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (23.81%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (9.52%) Time Management
1 2 (9.52%) Data Mapping
1 2 (9.52%) Systems Analysis
1 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (4.76%) ERP
2 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling
2 1 (4.76%) Automated Testing
2 1 (4.76%) Information Management
2 1 (4.76%) Programme Management
2 1 (4.76%) Project Management
2 1 (4.76%) MVC
2 1 (4.76%) Data Protection
2 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (4.76%) Video Analytics
2 1 (4.76%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) SQL
2 9 (42.86%) C#
3 8 (38.10%) VB.NET
4 2 (9.52%) COBOL
5 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
1 5 (23.81%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (4.76%) Nagios
1 1 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (4.76%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (4.76%) SCCM
1 1 (4.76%) SCOM
1 1 (4.76%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) HP
1 1 (4.76%) BMC
1 1 (4.76%) CA
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle
1 1 (4.76%) Tripwire
1 1 (4.76%) Symantec
1 1 (4.76%) McAfee
1 1 (4.76%) Panasonic
1 1 (4.76%) Trend Micro
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