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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 9 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 26 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 25.00% 19.30% 17.78%
As % of the Vendors category 72.22% 55.00% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 22 4 8
Average salary £26,500 £50,000 £36,900
Average salary % change year-on-year
-47.00% +35.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
36 20 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 34.62% 35.09% 26.67%
Number of salaries quoted 32 7 11
Average salary £26,500 £55,000 £32,853
Average salary % change year-on-year
-51.81% +67.41%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 5 February 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Taunton

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 28 (71.79%) Windows
2 25 (64.10%) SQL Server
3 24 (61.54%) SQL
4 21 (53.85%) Windows Server
5 20 (51.28%) .NET
6 16 (41.03%) HTML
6 16 (41.03%) MS Excel
7 14 (35.90%) CSS
8 12 (30.77%) Active Directory
9 11 (28.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (25.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (25.64%) Hyper-V
10 10 (25.64%) Citrix
10 10 (25.64%) Intranet
10 10 (25.64%) PHP
10 10 (25.64%) VoIP
11 9 (23.08%) JavaScript
11 9 (23.08%) Cisco
11 9 (23.08%) MVC
12 8 (20.51%) SCCM
12 8 (20.51%) C#
12 8 (20.51%) MS Office
12 8 (20.51%) ASP.NET
12 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (17.95%) Windows 7
13 7 (17.95%) Office 365
13 7 (17.95%) SCOM
13 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2008
14 6 (15.38%) XenApp
14 6 (15.38%) WAN

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 6 (15.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 16 (41.03%) MS Excel
2 8 (20.51%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.95%) Office 365
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.64%) Intranet
1 10 (25.64%) VoIP
2 6 (15.38%) DHCP
2 6 (15.38%) DNS
2 6 (15.38%) Firewall
2 6 (15.38%) SAN
2 6 (15.38%) WAN
3 5 (12.82%) Internet
3 5 (12.82%) iSCSI
3 5 (12.82%) Network Security
3 5 (12.82%) VLAN
3 5 (12.82%) VPN
3 5 (12.82%) Wireless
4 4 (10.26%) PBX
5 2 (5.13%) Kerberos
6 1 (2.56%) Broadband
6 1 (2.56%) FTP
6 1 (2.56%) LAN
6 1 (2.56%) WLAN
6 1 (2.56%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (64.10%) SQL Server
2 11 (28.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (25.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.56%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.56%) MySQL
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (10.26%) Finance
1 4 (10.26%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.56%) Advertising
2 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (46.15%) Developer
2 14 (35.90%) .NET Developer
3 10 (25.64%) Systems Developer
4 9 (23.08%) SQL Developer
5 5 (12.82%) ICT Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) IT Manager
5 5 (12.82%) Network Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) IT Support
6 4 (10.26%) Network Systems Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Support Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) C# Developer
7 3 (7.69%) IT Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Development Team Leader
8 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) SQL DBA
8 2 (5.13%) SQL Server DBA
8 2 (5.13%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (51.28%) .NET
2 16 (41.03%) HTML
3 14 (35.90%) CSS
4 8 (20.51%) ASP.NET
5 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (12.82%) Entity Framework
6 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 3 (7.69%) .NET Framework
7 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (7.69%) jQuery
7 3 (7.69%) WCF
8 2 (5.13%) RESTful
8 2 (5.13%) Web Services
8 2 (5.13%) WinForms
8 2 (5.13%) WPF
8 2 (5.13%) XML
8 2 (5.13%) XSLT
9 1 (2.56%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (12.82%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.56%) Clustering
2 1 (2.56%) iPad
2 1 (2.56%) iPhone
2 1 (2.56%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.56%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 28 (71.79%) Windows
2 21 (53.85%) Windows Server
3 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (17.95%) Windows 7
4 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (7.69%) Android
6 2 (5.13%) Apple iOS
6 2 (5.13%) Windows 8
6 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) MVC
2 5 (12.82%) High Availability
3 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (10.26%) Asset Management
3 4 (10.26%) Business Analysis
3 4 (10.26%) Data Protection
3 4 (10.26%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (10.26%) Programme Management
3 4 (10.26%) Strategic Planning
4 3 (7.69%) Coaching
4 3 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 3 (7.69%) Scrum
4 3 (7.69%) SOLID
4 3 (7.69%) TDD
5 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.13%) ITIL
5 2 (5.13%) Release Management
5 2 (5.13%) Unit Testing
5 2 (5.13%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 24 (61.54%) SQL
2 10 (25.64%) PHP
3 9 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 8 (20.51%) C#
5 4 (10.26%) PowerShell
5 4 (10.26%) VB.NET
6 3 (7.69%) T-SQL
7 2 (5.13%) XPath
7 2 (5.13%) XQuery
8 1 (2.56%) Java
8 1 (2.56%) VB
8 1 (2.56%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) CCNA
1 4 (10.26%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.56%) Degree
3 1 (2.56%) MCDBA
3 1 (2.56%) MCITP
3 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 12 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 10 (25.64%) Hyper-V
3 6 (15.38%) Terminal Services
3 6 (15.38%) XenApp
4 4 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (20.51%) SCCM
2 7 (17.95%) SCOM
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (2.56%) SCDPM
3 1 (2.56%) SCOrch
3 1 (2.56%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 10 (25.64%) Citrix
2 9 (23.08%) Cisco
3 6 (15.38%) NetApp
3 6 (15.38%) Palo Alto
4 4 (10.26%) VMware
5 1 (2.56%) Dell
5 1 (2.56%) Dell Compellent
5 1 (2.56%) Spiceworks
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