The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 25 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 Taunton 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 8 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 18 11 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 20.22% 22.92% 34.57%
As % of the Vendors category 75.00% 47.83% 80.00%
Number of salaries quoted 18 9 26
Average salary £41,000 £29,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.98% -6.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,200 £24,800 £25,646
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £41,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Vendors Category
Taunton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24 23 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 26.97% 47.92% 43.21%
Number of salaries quoted 24 21 32
Average salary £38,500 £30,000 £31,375
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.33% -4.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £25,200 £24,702
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £32,500 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Taunton region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 25 July 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Taunton

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Taunton 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 20 (80.00%) C#
2 19 (76.00%) .NET
3 12 (48.00%) CSS
3 12 (48.00%) Web Services
3 12 (48.00%) SQL
3 12 (48.00%) WCF
4 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 10 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 10 (40.00%) Windows
4 10 (40.00%) SharePoint
5 9 (36.00%) HTML
5 9 (36.00%) SQL Server
6 8 (32.00%) VB.NET
6 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (32.00%) MVC
7 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
7 6 (24.00%) PRINCE2
7 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
7 6 (24.00%) Java
7 6 (24.00%) T-SQL
7 6 (24.00%) Web Development
7 6 (24.00%) Web Design
7 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (20.00%) .NET Framework
8 5 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (20.00%) Project Planning
8 5 (20.00%) Integration Testing
8 5 (20.00%) OOD
8 5 (20.00%) OO
9 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Taunton 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 10 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (12.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.00%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Firewall
2 1 (4.00%) VPN
2 1 (4.00%) SAN
2 1 (4.00%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (4.00%) Front Office
1 1 (4.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Developer
2 5 (20.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Team Leader
3 4 (16.00%) SharePoint Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Support Team Leader
4 3 (12.00%) Developer Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) .NET Team Leader
4 3 (12.00%) Analyst Programmer
4 3 (12.00%) Programmer
4 3 (12.00%) Lead Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Software Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Development Team Leader
5 2 (8.00%) Software Team Leader
6 1 (4.00%) IT Support
6 1 (4.00%) Junior IT Support
6 1 (4.00%) Lead .NET Developer
6 1 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (76.00%) .NET
2 12 (48.00%) CSS
2 12 (48.00%) Web Services
2 12 (48.00%) WCF
3 10 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 9 (36.00%) HTML
5 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (20.00%) .NET Framework
7 4 (16.00%) jQuery
8 2 (8.00%) XML
9 1 (4.00%) XSL
9 1 (4.00%) XSLT
9 1 (4.00%) HTML5
9 1 (4.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Statistics
2 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.00%) UNIX
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) MVC
2 6 (24.00%) Web Design
2 6 (24.00%) PRINCE2
2 6 (24.00%) Web Development
3 5 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 5 (20.00%) OO
3 5 (20.00%) OOD
3 5 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 5 (20.00%) Project Planning
4 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (12.00%) Project Management
5 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (12.00%) ITIL
6 2 (8.00%) Service Management
6 2 (8.00%) Change Management
6 2 (8.00%) ITSM
7 1 (4.00%) UML
7 1 (4.00%) TDD
7 1 (4.00%) Risk Management
7 1 (4.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 20 (80.00%) C#
2 12 (48.00%) SQL
3 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (32.00%) VB.NET
5 6 (24.00%) Java
5 6 (24.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.00%) VBScript
6 1 (4.00%) VB
6 1 (4.00%) C
6 1 (4.00%) VB6
6 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (4.00%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (4.00%) MCP
3 1 (4.00%) MCSD
3 1 (4.00%) MCSE
3 1 (4.00%) MCT
3 1 (4.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) MOM
1 1 (4.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) VMware
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle