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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 8 10 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 19 7 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 19.79% 16.28% 30.34%
As % of the Vendors category 63.33% 36.84% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 16 5 25
Average salary £33,750 £29,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.40% +5.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,712 £23,400 £23,758
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £39,600 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Microsoft
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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
30 19 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 31.25% 44.19% 50.56%
Number of salaries quoted 26 17 42
Average salary £31,500 £31,750 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.78% +1.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,485 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,600 £39,500 £32,000
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
Salary Histogram in Taunton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Taunton region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Taunton

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 23 (76.67%) C#
2 19 (63.33%) .NET
3 14 (46.67%) JavaScript
3 14 (46.67%) SharePoint
4 13 (43.33%) SQL
5 12 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 12 (40.00%) MVC
6 11 (36.67%) ASP.NET
7 10 (33.33%) CSS
7 10 (33.33%) HTML
7 10 (33.33%) PRINCE2
8 9 (30.00%) ITIL
8 9 (30.00%) MS Excel
9 8 (26.67%) Web Services
9 8 (26.67%) WCF
10 7 (23.33%) jQuery
10 7 (23.33%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (23.33%) T-SQL
10 7 (23.33%) Visual Studio
10 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (20.00%) Java
11 6 (20.00%) MS Office
11 6 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (16.67%) Project Planning
12 5 (16.67%) Integration Testing
12 5 (16.67%) VB.NET

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 14 (46.67%) SharePoint
2 4 (13.33%) K2 blackpearl
3 3 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) VPN
1 1 (3.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (40.00%) 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%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Visual Studio
2 6 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (10.00%) SpecFlow
4 1 (3.33%) Selenium
General
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Developer
2 8 (26.67%) Analyst
3 7 (23.33%) SharePoint Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Test Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Senior Test Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Team Leader
5 3 (10.00%) Analyst Programmer
5 3 (10.00%) Programmer
5 3 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Technical Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Developer Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) .NET Team Leader
6 2 (6.67%) Support Team Leader
6 2 (6.67%) Software Team Leader
6 2 (6.67%) Lead Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Development Team Leader
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Tester
7 1 (3.33%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (63.33%) .NET
2 11 (36.67%) ASP.NET
3 10 (33.33%) CSS
3 10 (33.33%) HTML
4 8 (26.67%) Web Services
4 8 (26.67%) WCF
5 7 (23.33%) jQuery
5 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (13.33%) HTML5
6 4 (13.33%) XSLT
7 3 (10.00%) .NET Framework
7 3 (10.00%) XML
8 2 (6.67%) XSL
8 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (3.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (3.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) MVC
2 10 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 9 (30.00%) ITIL
4 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (16.67%) Scrum
5 5 (16.67%) Project Planning
5 5 (16.67%) Integration Testing
6 4 (13.33%) Test Scripting
6 4 (13.33%) BDD
6 4 (13.33%) E-Commerce
7 3 (10.00%) Business Continuity
7 3 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (10.00%) Waterfall
7 3 (10.00%) Test Management
7 3 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing
7 3 (10.00%) Software Testing
8 2 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (6.67%) Web Development
8 2 (6.67%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 23 (76.67%) C#
2 14 (46.67%) JavaScript
3 13 (43.33%) SQL
4 7 (23.33%) T-SQL
5 6 (20.00%) Java
6 5 (16.67%) VB.NET
7 4 (13.33%) PowerShell
8 2 (6.67%) C
8 2 (6.67%) VB6
8 2 (6.67%) VBScript
8 2 (6.67%) VB
9 1 (3.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (16.67%) ISEB
3 4 (13.33%) Degree
3 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
4 3 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (10.00%) ISTQB
4 3 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (6.67%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (6.67%) MCSD
5 2 (6.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) QA
2 2 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) VMware
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle
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