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 28 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 11 11 12
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 23 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Plymouth 19.33% 14.58% 7.89%
As % of the Vendors category 43.40% 35.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 21 2 3
Average salary £22,000 £38,250 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.48% +14.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £14,500 £32,850 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £43,650 £34,700
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
53 20 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Plymouth 44.54% 41.67% 7.89%
Number of salaries quoted 44 14 3
Average salary £23,000 £43,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-47.42% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £32,200 £32,650
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £35,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,675 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.68% -

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 28 January 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Plymouth

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Plymouth

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 26 (56.52%) MS Excel
2 20 (43.48%) jQuery
3 17 (36.96%) JavaScript
4 16 (34.78%) HTML
4 16 (34.78%) .NET
5 15 (32.61%) CSS
6 14 (30.43%) C#
7 13 (28.26%) Windows
7 13 (28.26%) E-Learning
7 13 (28.26%) Web Design
7 13 (28.26%) MS PowerPoint
7 13 (28.26%) Responsive Web Design
7 13 (28.26%) CSS3
8 12 (26.09%) ASP.NET
9 11 (23.91%) SQL
9 11 (23.91%) MS Exchange
10 10 (21.74%) Active Directory
11 9 (19.57%) SharePoint
11 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (19.57%) Exchange Server 2007
11 9 (19.57%) Windows 7
12 8 (17.39%) Graphic Design
12 8 (17.39%) Adobe After Effects
12 8 (17.39%) Adobe Illustrator
12 8 (17.39%) SCORM
12 8 (17.39%) Flash
12 8 (17.39%) Photoshop
12 8 (17.39%) ActionScript
12 8 (17.39%) MS Office
12 8 (17.39%) MCP

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Plymouth by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 11 (23.91%) MS Exchange
2 9 (19.57%) SharePoint
2 9 (19.57%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (10.87%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (6.52%) IIS
6 2 (4.35%) Apache
6 2 (4.35%) Tomcat
6 2 (4.35%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (2.17%) Lync
7 1 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (2.17%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 26 (56.52%) MS Excel
2 13 (28.26%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (17.39%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (17.39%) Adobe After Effects
3 8 (17.39%) Photoshop
3 8 (17.39%) MS Office
4 5 (10.87%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (4.35%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.04%) TCP/IP
1 6 (13.04%) Firewall
2 5 (10.87%) DNS
3 4 (8.70%) VoIP
3 4 (8.70%) DHCP
4 3 (6.52%) LAN
4 3 (6.52%) WAN
4 3 (6.52%) VPN
5 1 (2.17%) Unified Communications
5 1 (2.17%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.04%) MS Access
3 3 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.35%) Ant
General
1 2 (4.35%) Advertising
2 1 (2.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (58.70%) Developer
2 13 (28.26%) C# Developer
3 8 (17.39%) E-Learning Developer
4 6 (13.04%) Web Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Support Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (8.70%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (6.52%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (6.52%) SQL Developer
7 3 (6.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Service Desk Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (6.52%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) IT Support
7 3 (6.52%) Help Desk Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Developer
7 3 (6.52%) .NET Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Field Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (43.48%) jQuery
2 16 (34.78%) HTML
2 16 (34.78%) .NET
3 15 (32.61%) CSS
4 13 (28.26%) CSS3
5 12 (26.09%) ASP.NET
6 8 (17.39%) Flash
7 6 (13.04%) HTML5
8 5 (10.87%) WCF
9 4 (8.70%) .NET Framework
9 4 (8.70%) Web Services
10 3 (6.52%) Ajax
10 3 (6.52%) JSON
10 3 (6.52%) LINQ
10 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (4.35%) XML
12 1 (2.17%) DOM
12 1 (2.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.26%) E-Learning
2 8 (17.39%) SCORM
2 8 (17.39%) Graphic Design
3 1 (2.17%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.17%) EPoS
3 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.26%) Windows
2 9 (19.57%) Windows 7
3 7 (15.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (10.87%) Windows 8
4 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (8.70%) Windows Vista
5 4 (8.70%) Windows XP
6 2 (4.35%) Android
6 2 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.26%) Web Design
1 13 (28.26%) Responsive Web Design
2 5 (10.87%) Web Application Development
2 5 (10.87%) MVC
3 3 (6.52%) ITIL
3 3 (6.52%) CRM
4 2 (4.35%) OpenUP
4 2 (4.35%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.17%) Data Entry
5 1 (2.17%) Line Management
5 1 (2.17%) CAD
5 1 (2.17%) Scrum
5 1 (2.17%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.17%) TDD
5 1 (2.17%) Unit Testing
5 1 (2.17%) Time Management
5 1 (2.17%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 17 (36.96%) JavaScript
2 14 (30.43%) C#
3 11 (23.91%) SQL
4 8 (17.39%) ActionScript
4 8 (17.39%) ActionScript 3.0
4 8 (17.39%) ActionScript 2.0
5 5 (10.87%) VB.NET
6 3 (6.52%) VBA
6 3 (6.52%) PowerShell
7 2 (4.35%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.35%) VB
7 2 (4.35%) Java
7 2 (4.35%) Perl
8 1 (2.17%) C
8 1 (2.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (17.39%) MCP
3 7 (15.22%) Degree
4 5 (10.87%) MCSA
5 3 (6.52%) MCDST
5 3 (6.52%) MCITP
6 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
6 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
6 2 (4.35%) MCTS
System Software
1 10 (21.74%) Active Directory
2 6 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.52%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.17%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) SCCM
2 1 (2.17%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 6 (13.04%) VMware
2 5 (10.87%) Adobe
3 2 (4.35%) Apple
4 1 (2.17%) Sophos
4 1 (2.17%) Citrix
4 1 (2.17%) IronPort
4 1 (2.17%) Trend Micro