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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 4 8 10
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 14 18 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 27.45% 17.82% 12.24%
As % of the Vendors category 70.00% 69.23% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 5 18 6
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £25,540
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +46.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £23,904 £24,520
10% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £42,900 £39,469
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
20 26 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 39.22% 25.74% 44.90%
Number of salaries quoted 7 25 22
Average salary £35,000 £32,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £23,680 £25,540
10% offered a salary of more than £41,550 £49,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 16 (53.33%) C#
2 15 (50.00%) MS Office
3 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
3 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (36.67%) JavaScript
3 11 (36.67%) .NET
4 10 (33.33%) HTML
5 9 (30.00%) VPN
5 9 (30.00%) ITIL
5 9 (30.00%) SharePoint
5 9 (30.00%) Visual Studio
5 9 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (26.67%) MS Excel
6 8 (26.67%) SQL
7 7 (23.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (23.33%) PRINCE2
7 7 (23.33%) MVC
7 7 (23.33%) Scrum
7 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET
7 7 (23.33%) CSS
8 6 (20.00%) .NET Framework
8 6 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (20.00%) Line Management
8 6 (20.00%) DHCP
8 6 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 6 (20.00%) DNS
8 6 (20.00%) Firewall
8 6 (20.00%) ISEB
9 5 (16.67%) PowerShell
9 5 (16.67%) Waterfall

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 9 (30.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (13.33%) K2 blackpearl
3 3 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (3.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 15 (50.00%) MS Office
2 8 (26.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (30.00%) VPN
2 6 (20.00%) DNS
2 6 (20.00%) Firewall
2 6 (20.00%) DHCP
2 6 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (23.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 9 (30.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (13.33%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
1 1 (3.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Developer
1 8 (26.67%) Analyst
2 6 (20.00%) Support Technician
2 6 (20.00%) Help Desk Support
2 6 (20.00%) Help Desk Technician
2 6 (20.00%) Help Desk Support Technician
3 4 (13.33%) Senior Test Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) SharePoint Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) .NET Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Test Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Service Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Technical Manager
4 3 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (6.67%) C# Software Developer
5 2 (6.67%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (36.67%) .NET
2 10 (33.33%) HTML
3 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET
3 7 (23.33%) CSS
4 6 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 4 (13.33%) jQuery
5 4 (13.33%) HTML5
5 4 (13.33%) XSLT
6 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (6.67%) XML
7 2 (6.67%) XSL
8 1 (3.33%) Web Services
8 1 (3.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Windows
1 3 (10.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (10.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (10.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (30.00%) ITIL
3 7 (23.33%) PRINCE2
3 7 (23.33%) MVC
3 7 (23.33%) Scrum
4 6 (20.00%) Line Management
5 5 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 4 (13.33%) BDD
6 4 (13.33%) Test Management
6 4 (13.33%) Test Scripting
6 4 (13.33%) Software Testing
6 4 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (13.33%) Unit Testing
7 3 (10.00%) Business Continuity
7 3 (10.00%) OOP
7 3 (10.00%) OO
7 3 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (6.67%) Service Management
8 2 (6.67%) ITSM
9 1 (3.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 16 (53.33%) C#
2 11 (36.67%) JavaScript
3 8 (26.67%) SQL
4 5 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 3 (10.00%) VB6
5 3 (10.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (10.00%) VB
6 2 (6.67%) Java
6 2 (6.67%) VBScript
6 2 (6.67%) C
7 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) ISEB
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (13.33%) ISTQB
2 4 (13.33%) Degree
2 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (10.00%) MCSD
3 3 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (6.67%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (6.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) VMware
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