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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 24 20 11
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 10 8 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 10.31% 12.70% 17.20%
As % of the Vendors category 41.67% 72.73% 59.26%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 13
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £20,700 £29,712
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £45,000 £40,700
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
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
24 11 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 24.74% 17.46% 29.03%
Number of salaries quoted 22 8 23
Median salary £30,000 £35,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £20,750 £29,712
10% offered a salary of more than £40,550 £39,100 £50,000
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 25 September 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Taunton

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 23 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (45.00%) Windows
3 14 (35.00%) Software Testing
4 13 (32.50%) C#
4 13 (32.50%) .NET
5 12 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 12 (30.00%) SC Cleared
5 12 (30.00%) Security Cleared
5 12 (30.00%) Line Management
6 11 (27.50%) BDD
6 11 (27.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (27.50%) Firewall
6 11 (27.50%) SQL Server
7 10 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 10 (25.00%) Test Management
8 9 (22.50%) Test Automation
8 9 (22.50%) jQuery
8 9 (22.50%) ISTQB
8 9 (22.50%) ITIL
8 9 (22.50%) Cisco
8 9 (22.50%) ISEB
8 9 (22.50%) Juniper
8 9 (22.50%) SAN
8 9 (22.50%) Hitachi
8 9 (22.50%) NetScreen
8 9 (22.50%) HP
8 9 (22.50%) CheckPoint
8 9 (22.50%) Waterfall
8 9 (22.50%) Cucumber
8 9 (22.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

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 7 (17.50%) MS Exchange
1 7 (17.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (17.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 9 (22.50%) Office 365
2 2 (5.00%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 11 (27.50%) Firewall
2 9 (22.50%) NetScreen
2 9 (22.50%) SAN
3 2 (5.00%) Intranet
3 2 (5.00%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (27.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (27.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (22.50%) Cucumber
2 9 (22.50%) SpecFlow
3 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (40.00%) Analyst
2 12 (30.00%) Developer
3 11 (27.50%) Test Analyst
4 9 (22.50%) .NET Developer
4 9 (22.50%) Administrator
4 9 (22.50%) Systems Administrator
5 8 (20.00%) Senior Developer
6 7 (17.50%) Senior .NET Developer
6 7 (17.50%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (17.50%) Senior Test Analyst
7 5 (12.50%) C# Developer
7 5 (12.50%) Information Analyst
7 5 (12.50%) Information Security Analyst
7 5 (12.50%) Security Analyst
8 4 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 3 (7.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (7.50%) Senior C# Developer
9 3 (7.50%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (32.50%) .NET
2 10 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 9 (22.50%) jQuery
4 6 (15.00%) .NET Framework
4 6 (15.00%) CSS
5 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (12.50%) HTML
6 4 (10.00%) WCF
6 4 (10.00%) Web Services
6 4 (10.00%) XSLT
7 3 (7.50%) Entity Framework
7 3 (7.50%) WPF
8 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (5.00%) HTML5
8 2 (5.00%) RESTful
8 2 (5.00%) WinForms
8 2 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
1 5 (12.50%) SCADA
2 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.00%) iPad
2 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.00%) Statistics
3 1 (2.50%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 18 (45.00%) Windows
2 9 (22.50%) Windows Server
3 7 (17.50%) Linux
4 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (35.00%) Software Testing
3 12 (30.00%) Line Management
4 11 (27.50%) BDD
5 10 (25.00%) Test Management
6 9 (22.50%) ITIL
6 9 (22.50%) Non-Functional Testing
6 9 (22.50%) Test Automation
6 9 (22.50%) Waterfall
7 8 (20.00%) Load Testing
7 8 (20.00%) MVC
8 7 (17.50%) Business Continuity
8 7 (17.50%) Open Source
8 7 (17.50%) Risk Management
8 7 (17.50%) Scrum
9 5 (12.50%) Information Security
9 5 (12.50%) Information Security Management
9 5 (12.50%) Security Management
9 5 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (32.50%) C#
2 12 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (10.00%) SQL
4 2 (5.00%) Java
4 2 (5.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (5.00%) XPath
4 2 (5.00%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 12 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 12 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (22.50%) ISEB
2 9 (22.50%) ISTQB
2 9 (22.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (5.00%) MCSE
3 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) COBIT
2 4 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) CheckPoint
1 9 (22.50%) Cisco
1 9 (22.50%) Hitachi
1 9 (22.50%) HP
1 9 (22.50%) Juniper
2 6 (15.00%) VMware
3 5 (12.50%) Citrix
4 2 (5.00%) EMC
4 2 (5.00%) NetApp
4 2 (5.00%) SAP
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