The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 8 10 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 9 13 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Plymouth 15.25% 20.63% 27.12%
As % of the Vendors category 52.94% 46.43% 69.57%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 11
Average salary £35,750 £29,750 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.16% -9.84%
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 Plymouth region.

Vendors Category
Plymouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
17 28 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Plymouth 28.81% 44.44% 38.98%
Number of salaries quoted 16 18 17
Average salary £33,000 £39,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +32.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,600 £27,000 £27,127
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £33,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Plymouth

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Plymouth

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 16 (64.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (52.00%) MS Excel
2 13 (52.00%) Windows
3 12 (48.00%) VMware
4 9 (36.00%) MS Exchange
5 8 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (28.00%) Hyper-V
6 7 (28.00%) Windows 7
6 7 (28.00%) LAN
6 7 (28.00%) TCP/IP
6 7 (28.00%) WAN
6 7 (28.00%) Citrix
6 7 (28.00%) MS Office
7 6 (24.00%) MCP
7 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (24.00%) SharePoint
7 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (24.00%) SCCM
7 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (20.00%) Windows 8
8 5 (20.00%) Office 365
8 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (20.00%) VPN
8 5 (20.00%) Firewall
8 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (16.00%) Thin Client
9 4 (16.00%) Project Management
9 4 (16.00%) Back Office
9 4 (16.00%) Clustering

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Plymouth by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 9 (36.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (24.00%) SharePoint
4 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (52.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (28.00%) MS Office
3 3 (12.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (8.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (8.00%) Photoshop
4 2 (8.00%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (4.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) Office 365
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.00%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) LAN
1 7 (28.00%) TCP/IP
1 7 (28.00%) WAN
2 5 (20.00%) VPN
2 5 (20.00%) Firewall
3 4 (16.00%) DNS
3 4 (16.00%) VoIP
3 4 (16.00%) DHCP
4 2 (8.00%) IPsec
5 1 (4.00%) Intranet
5 1 (4.00%) Internet
5 1 (4.00%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (16.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (16.00%) Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Support Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Help Desk Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) IT Support
4 3 (12.00%) Service Desk Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (12.00%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (12.00%) Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Desktop Support
5 2 (8.00%) Field Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Support Manager
5 2 (8.00%) IT Support Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Cloud Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) jQuery
1 3 (12.00%) CSS3
1 3 (12.00%) HTML
1 3 (12.00%) CSS
2 2 (8.00%) Flash
2 2 (8.00%) COM
3 1 (4.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Thin Client
1 4 (16.00%) Clustering
1 4 (16.00%) Fat Client
1 4 (16.00%) Handset
2 3 (12.00%) E-Learning
3 2 (8.00%) SCORM
3 2 (8.00%) Private Cloud
3 2 (8.00%) Graphic Design
4 1 (4.00%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (4.00%) Open Source
4 1 (4.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 13 (52.00%) Windows
2 7 (28.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (16.00%) Windows XP
5 4 (16.00%) Windows Vista
6 2 (8.00%) Linux
6 2 (8.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.00%) Project Management
2 3 (12.00%) Web Design
2 3 (12.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (12.00%) ITIL
3 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.00%) Document Management
4 1 (4.00%) Time Management
4 1 (4.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (4.00%) Line Management
4 1 (4.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (12.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) ActionScript
2 2 (8.00%) ActionScript 3.0
2 2 (8.00%) ActionScript 2.0
3 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.00%) VBScript
3 1 (4.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) MCP
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (12.00%) MCDST
2 3 (12.00%) MCITP
2 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.00%) MCSA
3 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (64.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (28.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (8.00%) BitLocker
5 1 (4.00%) vSphere
5 1 (4.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) SCCM
2 3 (12.00%) SCOM
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Intune
3 2 (8.00%) SCDPM
3 2 (8.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (8.00%) SCSM
3 2 (8.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) VMware
2 7 (28.00%) Citrix
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco
3 1 (4.00%) Adobe
3 1 (4.00%) HP
3 1 (4.00%) Dell
3 1 (4.00%) Juniper
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