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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Somerset / Taunton
Rank 11 9 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 9 20 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 20.93% 20.00% 29.09%
As % of the Vendors category 52.94% 64.52% 72.73%
Number of salaries quoted 5 18 6
Median salary £35,000 £26,500 £38,625
Median salary % change year-on-year
+32.07% -31.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,370 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,247 £42,250 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
17 31 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 39.53% 31.00% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 13 29 8
Median salary £35,000 £26,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+32.07% -41.11%
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 14 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (57.14%) SC Cleared
4 11 (52.38%) Test Automation
4 11 (52.38%) Waterfall
4 11 (52.38%) Cucumber
4 11 (52.38%) BDD
4 11 (52.38%) Non-Functional Testing
4 11 (52.38%) SpecFlow
4 11 (52.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (52.38%) Line Management
4 11 (52.38%) Load Testing
4 11 (52.38%) Test Management
4 11 (52.38%) Software Testing
4 11 (52.38%) ISTQB
4 11 (52.38%) ISEB
5 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
5 8 (38.10%) .NET
6 7 (33.33%) C#
6 7 (33.33%) Scrum
7 6 (28.57%) HTML
8 5 (23.81%) SQL
8 5 (23.81%) CSS
8 5 (23.81%) MVC
8 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
9 4 (19.05%) Security Testing
9 4 (19.05%) Performance Testing
9 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
9 4 (19.05%) SharePoint

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 4 (19.05%) SharePoint
2 3 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
3 2 (9.52%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 3 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (4.76%) Firewall
1 1 (4.76%) Intranet
1 1 (4.76%) Kerberos
1 1 (4.76%) LAN
1 1 (4.76%) NetScreen
1 1 (4.76%) SAN
1 1 (4.76%) SSL
1 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.76%) VPN
1 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (52.38%) Cucumber
2 11 (52.38%) SpecFlow
3 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.76%) Eclipse
4 1 (4.76%) IntelliJ
General
1 2 (9.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Analyst
1 10 (47.62%) Test Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Developer
2 7 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Senior Test Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) SharePoint Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Software Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Administrator
5 2 (9.52%) C Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Systems Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) .NET Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Automation Tester
6 1 (4.76%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.76%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (4.76%) IT Support
6 1 (4.76%) Lead Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior IT Support
6 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) .NET
2 6 (28.57%) HTML
3 5 (23.81%) CSS
4 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
5 2 (9.52%) HTML5
5 2 (9.52%) jQuery
5 2 (9.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
6 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (4.76%) Entity Framework
6 1 (4.76%) RESTful
6 1 (4.76%) WCF
6 1 (4.76%) Web Services
6 1 (4.76%) WinForms
6 1 (4.76%) WPF
6 1 (4.76%) XML
6 1 (4.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) RIA
2 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
1 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
1 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (52.38%) BDD
2 11 (52.38%) Line Management
2 11 (52.38%) Load Testing
2 11 (52.38%) Non-Functional Testing
2 11 (52.38%) Software Testing
2 11 (52.38%) Test Automation
2 11 (52.38%) Test Management
2 11 (52.38%) Waterfall
3 7 (33.33%) Scrum
4 5 (23.81%) MVC
5 4 (19.05%) Performance Testing
5 4 (19.05%) Security Testing
6 3 (14.29%) ITIL
6 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 3 (14.29%) User Stories
6 3 (14.29%) Web Development
7 2 (9.52%) Information Management
7 2 (9.52%) Performance Management
7 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
2 7 (33.33%) C#
3 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
3 5 (23.81%) SQL
4 2 (9.52%) C
4 2 (9.52%) Java
5 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.76%) XPath
5 1 (4.76%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 14 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 12 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 11 (52.38%) ISEB
3 11 (52.38%) ISTQB
3 11 (52.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (4.76%) MCSA
4 1 (4.76%) MCSE
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) ISO 14001
1 1 (4.76%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Cisco
1 2 (9.52%) VMware
2 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
2 1 (4.76%) Citrix
2 1 (4.76%) Hitachi
2 1 (4.76%) HP
2 1 (4.76%) Juniper
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