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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 17 13 10
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 11 17 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 13.58% 16.67% 20.00%
As % of the Vendors category 36.67% 62.96% 63.16%
Number of salaries quoted 9 15 8
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £33,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +12.78%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
30 27 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 37.04% 26.47% 31.67%
Number of salaries quoted 25 25 11
Median salary £32,500 £45,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +42.85%
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 3 December 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 17 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 14 (56.00%) Test Management
4 13 (52.00%) Software Testing
4 13 (52.00%) SC Cleared
4 13 (52.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (48.00%) Test Automation
5 12 (48.00%) Waterfall
5 12 (48.00%) Cucumber
5 12 (48.00%) BDD
5 12 (48.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 12 (48.00%) SpecFlow
5 12 (48.00%) Load Testing
5 12 (48.00%) ISTQB
5 12 (48.00%) ISEB
5 12 (48.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 12 (48.00%) Line Management
6 7 (28.00%) Scrum
6 7 (28.00%) C#
7 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
7 6 (24.00%) .NET
8 5 (20.00%) Windows
8 5 (20.00%) SharePoint
8 5 (20.00%) PowerShell
9 4 (16.00%) Performance Testing
9 4 (16.00%) Security Testing
9 4 (16.00%) MS Exchange
9 4 (16.00%) ITIL
9 4 (16.00%) Cisco
9 4 (16.00%) SQL Server

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 5 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (16.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (12.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (8.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Office 365
2 2 (8.00%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) Firewall
1 3 (12.00%) NetScreen
1 3 (12.00%) SAN
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (4.00%) Intranet
2 1 (4.00%) Kerberos
2 1 (4.00%) LAN
2 1 (4.00%) SSL
2 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.00%) VPN
2 1 (4.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (52.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (48.00%) Cucumber
2 12 (48.00%) SpecFlow
3 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (4.00%) IntelliJ
General
1 2 (8.00%) Publishing
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Analyst
2 13 (52.00%) Test Analyst
3 8 (32.00%) Senior Analyst
3 8 (32.00%) Senior Test Analyst
4 5 (20.00%) Developer
5 4 (16.00%) Administrator
5 4 (16.00%) SharePoint Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (8.00%) Lead Test Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) SAP Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) SAP Test Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Systems Test Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) Automation Tester
8 1 (4.00%) Information Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) Information Security Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) IT Support
8 1 (4.00%) Security Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Senior IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) .NET
2 3 (12.00%) CSS
2 3 (12.00%) HTML
2 3 (12.00%) jQuery
3 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (8.00%) HTML5
3 2 (8.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (4.00%) Entity Framework
4 1 (4.00%) RESTful
4 1 (4.00%) WCF
4 1 (4.00%) Web Services
4 1 (4.00%) WinForms
4 1 (4.00%) WPF
4 1 (4.00%) XML
4 1 (4.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (4.00%) RIA
2 1 (4.00%) SCADA
2 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (12.00%) Linux
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (56.00%) Test Management
3 13 (52.00%) Software Testing
4 12 (48.00%) BDD
4 12 (48.00%) Line Management
4 12 (48.00%) Load Testing
4 12 (48.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 12 (48.00%) Test Automation
4 12 (48.00%) Waterfall
5 7 (28.00%) Scrum
6 4 (16.00%) ITIL
6 4 (16.00%) Performance Testing
6 4 (16.00%) Security Testing
7 3 (12.00%) Business Continuity
7 3 (12.00%) Open Source
7 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
7 3 (12.00%) Risk Management
7 3 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (12.00%) User Stories
8 2 (8.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) C#
2 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (8.00%) Java
4 2 (8.00%) SQL
5 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.00%) XPath
5 1 (4.00%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 15 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (52.00%) SC Cleared
3 12 (48.00%) ISEB
3 12 (48.00%) ISTQB
3 12 (48.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (4.00%) MCSA
4 1 (4.00%) MCSE
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) COBIT
1 1 (4.00%) ISO 14001
1 1 (4.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Cisco
2 3 (12.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (12.00%) Citrix
2 3 (12.00%) Hitachi
2 3 (12.00%) HP
2 3 (12.00%) Juniper
2 3 (12.00%) VMware
3 2 (8.00%) SAP
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