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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 5 3 18
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +15
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 33 10 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 39.29% 24.39% 10.47%
As % of the Vendors category 68.75% 66.67% 39.13%
Number of salaries quoted 28 5 7
Median salary £38,750 £30,927 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.29% -24.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £28,700 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £34,400 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,750 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
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
48 15 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 57.14% 36.59% 26.74%
Number of salaries quoted 43 10 18
Median salary £32,000 £31,213 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.52% -21.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £31,700
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £41,000 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 24 May 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Taunton

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 37 (59.68%) Windows
2 35 (56.45%) SQL Server
3 33 (53.23%) .NET
4 25 (40.32%) Windows Server
5 24 (38.71%) HTML
6 20 (32.26%) C#
6 20 (32.26%) SQL
7 19 (30.65%) CSS
7 19 (30.65%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (29.03%) JavaScript
8 18 (29.03%) MS Excel
9 17 (27.42%) Firewall
10 15 (24.19%) MVC
10 15 (24.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 15 (24.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 15 (24.19%) ASP.NET
11 13 (20.97%) MS Exchange
11 13 (20.97%) Intranet
11 13 (20.97%) Active Directory
12 12 (19.35%) Cisco
12 12 (19.35%) SAN
12 12 (19.35%) ITIL
12 12 (19.35%) PHP
13 11 (17.74%) NetApp
13 11 (17.74%) Citrix
14 10 (16.13%) jQuery
15 9 (14.52%) SCCM
15 9 (14.52%) SCOM
15 9 (14.52%) XenApp
15 9 (14.52%) ASP.NET MVC

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 (20.97%) MS Exchange
2 7 (11.29%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.84%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (4.84%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 18 (29.03%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.84%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.52%) Office 365
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (27.42%) Firewall
2 13 (20.97%) Intranet
3 12 (19.35%) SAN
4 9 (14.52%) VoIP
5 6 (9.68%) DHCP
5 6 (9.68%) DNS
5 6 (9.68%) Internet
5 6 (9.68%) iSCSI
5 6 (9.68%) NetScreen
5 6 (9.68%) Network Security
5 6 (9.68%) VLAN
5 6 (9.68%) VPN
5 6 (9.68%) WAN
5 6 (9.68%) Wireless
6 3 (4.84%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (56.45%) SQL Server
2 15 (24.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 15 (24.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (8.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.84%) MySQL
4 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (4.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (3.23%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.23%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (11.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (11.29%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.84%) Cucumber
2 3 (4.84%) SpecFlow
General
1 6 (9.68%) Finance
2 2 (3.23%) Advertising
2 2 (3.23%) Publishing
3 1 (1.61%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 31 (50.00%) Developer
2 21 (33.87%) .NET Developer
3 14 (22.58%) SQL Developer
4 12 (19.35%) Systems Developer
5 10 (16.13%) C# Developer
6 8 (12.90%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (12.90%) ICT Engineer
7 7 (11.29%) Analyst
7 7 (11.29%) Senior Developer
8 6 (9.68%) Administrator
8 6 (9.68%) Network Engineer
8 6 (9.68%) Senior .NET Developer
8 6 (9.68%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (8.06%) Network Systems Engineer
9 5 (8.06%) Systems Engineer
10 4 (6.45%) Agile .NET Developer
10 4 (6.45%) Agile C# Developer
10 4 (6.45%) Agile Developer
10 4 (6.45%) Lead Developer
10 4 (6.45%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (53.23%) .NET
2 24 (38.71%) HTML
3 19 (30.65%) CSS
4 15 (24.19%) ASP.NET
5 10 (16.13%) jQuery
6 9 (14.52%) .NET Framework
6 9 (14.52%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (14.52%) WCF
7 6 (9.68%) Entity Framework
7 6 (9.68%) Web Services
7 6 (9.68%) XSLT
8 4 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 4 (6.45%) WPF
9 3 (4.84%) HTML5
9 3 (4.84%) LINQ
9 3 (4.84%) RESTful
9 3 (4.84%) WinForms
9 3 (4.84%) XML
10 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.29%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.06%) iPad
3 4 (6.45%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (6.45%) SCADA
4 3 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.84%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.84%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.84%) iPhone
5 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.23%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 37 (59.68%) Windows
2 25 (40.32%) Windows Server
3 6 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (8.06%) Linux
5 4 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (3.23%) Android
7 2 (3.23%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.61%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.61%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.61%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (30.65%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (24.19%) MVC
3 12 (19.35%) ITIL
4 8 (12.90%) Scrum
4 8 (12.90%) TDD
5 7 (11.29%) Business Continuity
6 6 (9.68%) High Availability
6 6 (9.68%) Line Management
6 6 (9.68%) Unit Testing
7 5 (8.06%) Data Protection
7 5 (8.06%) Open Source
7 5 (8.06%) Software Testing
8 4 (6.45%) BDD
8 4 (6.45%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (6.45%) Information Security
8 4 (6.45%) Information Security Management
8 4 (6.45%) Risk Management
8 4 (6.45%) Security Management
8 4 (6.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (32.26%) C#
1 20 (32.26%) SQL
2 18 (29.03%) JavaScript
3 12 (19.35%) PHP
4 6 (9.68%) PowerShell
5 4 (6.45%) Java
6 3 (4.84%) T-SQL
6 3 (4.84%) XPath
6 3 (4.84%) XQuery
7 2 (3.23%) C++
7 2 (3.23%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.61%) VB
8 1 (1.61%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (8.06%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (6.45%) Degree
3 3 (4.84%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.84%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.23%) ISEB
4 2 (3.23%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.23%) MCSE
4 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) COBIT
1 4 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (20.97%) Active Directory
2 9 (14.52%) Terminal Services
2 9 (14.52%) XenApp
3 8 (12.90%) Hyper-V
4 6 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (14.52%) SCCM
1 9 (14.52%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (19.35%) Cisco
2 11 (17.74%) Citrix
2 11 (17.74%) NetApp
3 9 (14.52%) Palo Alto
4 8 (12.90%) VMware
5 6 (9.68%) CheckPoint
5 6 (9.68%) Hitachi
5 6 (9.68%) HP
5 6 (9.68%) Juniper
6 2 (3.23%) EMC
7 1 (1.61%) Apple