The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 15 11 9
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 25 6 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 21.93% 15.79% 18.48%
As % of the Vendors category 58.14% 60.00% 73.91%
Number of salaries quoted 18 3 17
Median salary £38,750 £33,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.67% -18.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,100 £32,100
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £34,700 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Microsoft
Somerset

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Taunton region.

Vendors Category
Taunton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
43 10 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 37.72% 26.32% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 35 7 23
Median salary £31,500 £33,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.97% -11.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,300 £46,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

The demand trend of job ads across the Taunton region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Taunton

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Taunton

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Taunton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Taunton region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Taunton

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Taunton region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 29 (52.73%) Windows
2 24 (43.64%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (40.00%) .NET
3 22 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 20 (36.36%) C#
5 17 (30.91%) JavaScript
5 17 (30.91%) Firewall
6 15 (27.27%) ASP.NET
6 15 (27.27%) Windows Server
7 13 (23.64%) ITIL
7 13 (23.64%) MS Excel
7 13 (23.64%) MS Exchange
8 12 (21.82%) MVC
8 12 (21.82%) Cisco
8 12 (21.82%) SAN
8 12 (21.82%) Office 365
9 11 (20.00%) Citrix
9 11 (20.00%) HTML
10 10 (18.18%) SQL
10 10 (18.18%) Active Directory
10 10 (18.18%) VMware
10 10 (18.18%) Business Continuity
10 10 (18.18%) jQuery
11 9 (16.36%) WCF
11 9 (16.36%) HP
11 9 (16.36%) Hitachi
11 9 (16.36%) CheckPoint
11 9 (16.36%) Juniper
11 9 (16.36%) NetScreen
12 8 (14.55%) NetApp

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (23.64%) MS Exchange
2 8 (14.55%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.45%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (5.45%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 13 (23.64%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 12 (21.82%) Office 365
2 2 (3.64%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 17 (30.91%) Firewall
2 12 (21.82%) SAN
3 9 (16.36%) NetScreen
4 6 (10.91%) VoIP
5 3 (5.45%) DHCP
5 3 (5.45%) DNS
5 3 (5.45%) Internet
5 3 (5.45%) Intranet
5 3 (5.45%) iSCSI
5 3 (5.45%) Kerberos
5 3 (5.45%) Network Security
5 3 (5.45%) VLAN
5 3 (5.45%) VPN
5 3 (5.45%) WAN
5 3 (5.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (5.45%) MySQL
3 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (3.64%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.64%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (14.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (12.73%) Visual Studio
3 4 (7.27%) Cucumber
3 4 (7.27%) SpecFlow
General
1 8 (14.55%) Finance
2 2 (3.64%) Publishing
3 1 (1.82%) Advertising
3 1 (1.82%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 21 (38.18%) Developer
2 13 (23.64%) .NET Developer
3 11 (20.00%) Analyst
4 9 (16.36%) Administrator
4 9 (16.36%) Senior Developer
4 9 (16.36%) Systems Administrator
5 8 (14.55%) C# Developer
5 8 (14.55%) Senior .NET Developer
6 7 (12.73%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (10.91%) ICT Engineer
7 6 (10.91%) Test Analyst
8 5 (9.09%) Information Analyst
8 5 (9.09%) Information Security Analyst
8 5 (9.09%) Security Analyst
8 5 (9.09%) SQL Developer
9 4 (7.27%) Lead Developer
9 4 (7.27%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (7.27%) Senior Test Analyst
9 4 (7.27%) Service Manager
9 4 (7.27%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (40.00%) .NET
2 15 (27.27%) ASP.NET
3 11 (20.00%) HTML
4 10 (18.18%) jQuery
5 9 (16.36%) WCF
6 8 (14.55%) .NET Framework
6 8 (14.55%) CSS
7 7 (12.73%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (10.91%) Web Services
8 6 (10.91%) XSLT
9 4 (7.27%) Entity Framework
9 4 (7.27%) WPF
10 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (5.45%) HTML5
10 3 (5.45%) LINQ
10 3 (5.45%) RESTful
10 3 (5.45%) WinForms
10 3 (5.45%) XML
11 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
1 5 (9.09%) iPad
1 5 (9.09%) SCADA
2 4 (7.27%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.45%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.45%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (5.45%) iPhone
4 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.64%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 29 (52.73%) Windows
2 15 (27.27%) Windows Server
3 8 (14.55%) Linux
4 7 (12.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.82%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.82%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.82%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (43.64%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (23.64%) ITIL
3 12 (21.82%) MVC
4 10 (18.18%) Business Continuity
5 8 (14.55%) Open Source
5 8 (14.55%) Scrum
5 8 (14.55%) Software Testing
5 8 (14.55%) TDD
6 7 (12.73%) Line Management
6 7 (12.73%) Risk Management
7 6 (10.91%) Data Protection
7 6 (10.91%) Unit Testing
8 5 (9.09%) BDD
8 5 (9.09%) Information Security
8 5 (9.09%) Information Security Management
8 5 (9.09%) ISMS
8 5 (9.09%) Security Management
8 5 (9.09%) Test Management
8 5 (9.09%) Web Development
9 4 (7.27%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (36.36%) C#
2 17 (30.91%) JavaScript
3 10 (18.18%) SQL
4 6 (10.91%) PowerShell
5 4 (7.27%) Java
6 3 (5.45%) T-SQL
6 3 (5.45%) XPath
6 3 (5.45%) XQuery
7 2 (3.64%) C++
7 2 (3.64%) PHP
8 1 (1.82%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
1 5 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 5 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.27%) Degree
3 3 (5.45%) ISEB
3 3 (5.45%) ISTQB
3 3 (5.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.64%) MCSE
4 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.09%) COBIT
2 4 (7.27%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 8 (14.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (10.91%) Terminal Services
3 6 (10.91%) XenApp
4 5 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (10.91%) SCCM
1 6 (10.91%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (21.82%) Cisco
2 11 (20.00%) Citrix
3 10 (18.18%) VMware
4 9 (16.36%) CheckPoint
4 9 (16.36%) Hitachi
4 9 (16.36%) HP
4 9 (16.36%) Juniper
5 8 (14.55%) NetApp
6 6 (10.91%) Palo Alto
7 2 (3.64%) EMC
7 2 (3.64%) SAP
8 1 (1.82%) Apple