Period
to 25 February 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Devon with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft over the 6 months to 25 February 2018 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.

Microsoft
South West > Devon
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 10 12
Rank change year-on-year +3 +2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 99 139 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Devon 19.30% 18.03% 18.20%
As % of the Vendors category 55.62% 41.99% 41.42%
Number of salaries quoted 70 108 98
Devon median annual salary £28,000 £32,250 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.18% +7.50% -4.00%
10th Percentile £18,250 £23,200 £18,875
90th Percentile £59,375 £47,800 £42,500
South West median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Microsoft is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Devon.

All Vendors
Devon
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 178 331 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Devon 34.70% 42.93% 43.93%
Number of salaries quoted 127 269 235
Devon median annual salary £32,500 £34,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.80% +15.00% -5.51%
10th Percentile £18,500 £22,500 £20,300
90th Percentile £58,750 £47,500 £43,750
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

Job postings citing Microsoft as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Devon.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Devon

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft in Devon.

Salary trend for Microsoft in Devon

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Devon

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Devon over the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Devon

Microsoft
Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Devon region over the 6 months to 25 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter -6 48 £28,000 -13.85% 24
Plymouth +9 17 £36,000 -15.29% 8
Newton Abbot +2 14 £19,000 -33.91% 2
Dartmouth - 4 £19,000 -
Barnstaple - 2 £28,500 -
Paignton - 2 £22,250 - 2
Torquay - 2 £21,500 - 1
Exmouth -2 1 £23,000 -34.29%
Microsoft
South West

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Devon region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 44 (44.44%) Windows
2 37 (37.37%) SQL
3 31 (31.31%) SQL Server
4 28 (28.28%) Office 365
5 24 (24.24%) Windows Server
6 22 (22.22%) Active Directory
7 20 (20.20%) WAN
8 19 (19.19%) Firewall
9 18 (18.18%) TCP/IP
9 18 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
10 17 (17.17%) MS Exchange
11 16 (16.16%) VPN
11 16 (16.16%) Microsoft Office
11 16 (16.16%) Internet
12 15 (15.15%) VMware
13 14 (14.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 13 (13.13%) Windows Server 2008
15 12 (12.12%) Hyper-V
15 12 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
16 11 (11.11%) DSL
16 11 (11.11%) .NET
16 11 (11.11%) C#
16 11 (11.11%) Unix
16 11 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
16 11 (11.11%) Proactive Management
17 10 (10.10%) SAN
18 9 (9.09%) MVC
18 9 (9.09%) Finance
18 9 (9.09%) DHCP
18 9 (9.09%) SharePoint

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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 17 (17.17%) MS Exchange
2 9 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 9 (9.09%) Skype for Business
3 5 (5.05%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (4.04%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (4.04%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.02%) IIS
6 1 (1.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.01%) MS Project Server
6 1 (1.01%) SAS
Applications
1 16 (16.16%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (28.28%) Office 365
2 8 (8.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.04%) G Suite
4 1 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.01%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (20.20%) WAN
2 19 (19.19%) Firewall
3 18 (18.18%) TCP/IP
4 16 (16.16%) Internet
4 16 (16.16%) VPN
5 11 (11.11%) DSL
6 10 (10.10%) SAN
7 9 (9.09%) DHCP
7 9 (9.09%) DNS
8 8 (8.08%) Remote Desktop
8 8 (8.08%) Skype
9 7 (7.07%) SSL
10 6 (6.06%) Wireless
11 3 (3.03%) iSCSI
11 3 (3.03%) LAN
12 2 (2.02%) Fibre Channel
12 2 (2.02%) VLAN
13 1 (1.01%) Unified Communications
13 1 (1.01%) VoIP
13 1 (1.01%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (31.31%) SQL Server
2 14 (14.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (5.05%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (5.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (4.04%) Power BI
5 3 (3.03%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (3.03%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.02%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.02%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.01%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (1.01%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (7.07%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.03%) JIRA
2 3 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.01%) NUnit
General
1 9 (9.09%) Finance
2 8 (8.08%) Advertising
3 3 (3.03%) Marketing
4 2 (2.02%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (23.23%) Developer
2 22 (22.22%) Analyst
3 18 (18.18%) IT Support
4 15 (15.15%) 2nd Line Support
5 14 (14.14%) Support Analyst
5 14 (14.14%) Technical Support
6 12 (12.12%) Support Engineer
7 10 (10.10%) Technical Analyst
7 10 (10.10%) Technical Support Analyst
8 9 (9.09%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 9 (9.09%) IT Engineer
9 8 (8.08%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
9 8 (8.08%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 8 (8.08%) IT Support Engineer
9 8 (8.08%) IT Technician
10 7 (7.07%) 1st/2nd Line Technical Support
10 7 (7.07%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 7 (7.07%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 7 (7.07%) 2nd Line Technical Support Analyst
10 7 (7.07%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.11%) .NET
2 8 (8.08%) ASP.NET
3 7 (7.07%) HTML
4 6 (6.06%) CSS
4 6 (6.06%) XML
5 5 (5.05%) .NET Framework
5 5 (5.05%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (5.05%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (4.04%) Entity Framework
7 3 (3.03%) Web Services
7 3 (3.03%) XSLT
8 2 (2.02%) jQuery
8 2 (2.02%) RESTful
9 1 (1.01%) Ajax
9 1 (1.01%) Angular 2
9 1 (1.01%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.01%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 1 (1.01%) Classic ASP
9 1 (1.01%) Razor View Engine
9 1 (1.01%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.07%) Driving Licence
3 2 (2.02%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.02%) Taxonomies
3 2 (2.02%) User Experience
3 2 (2.02%) Wiki
4 1 (1.01%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.01%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.01%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 44 (44.44%) Windows
2 24 (24.24%) Windows Server
3 13 (13.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (11.11%) Unix
6 6 (6.06%) Windows 10
6 6 (6.06%) Windows 7
7 4 (4.04%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.02%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.01%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.01%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (11.11%) Proactive Management
2 9 (9.09%) MVC
2 9 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (7.07%) ERP
3 7 (7.07%) Incident Management
3 7 (7.07%) ITIL
3 7 (7.07%) Scrum
4 6 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (6.06%) Mentoring
4 6 (6.06%) Project Management
4 6 (6.06%) Statistics
5 5 (5.05%) Data Analysis
5 5 (5.05%) Data Modelling
5 5 (5.05%) SDLC
6 4 (4.04%) Business Analysis
6 4 (4.04%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (4.04%) Migration
6 4 (4.04%) Software Licensing
6 4 (4.04%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (37.37%) SQL
2 11 (11.11%) C#
3 8 (8.08%) JavaScript
4 6 (6.06%) T-SQL
4 6 (6.06%) X++
5 5 (5.05%) VB.NET
6 4 (4.04%) PL/SQL
7 3 (3.03%) Delphi
8 2 (2.02%) ActionScript
8 2 (2.02%) ActionScript 2.0
8 2 (2.02%) VB
9 1 (1.01%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.01%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (6.06%) Degree
1 6 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (5.05%) MCITP
3 4 (4.04%) A+ Certification
3 4 (4.04%) CCENT
3 4 (4.04%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (4.04%) MCSA
3 4 (4.04%) Network+ Certification
4 3 (3.03%) HND
5 2 (2.02%) ACCA
5 2 (2.02%) CIMA
5 2 (2.02%) HNC
5 2 (2.02%) ISEB
6 1 (1.01%) MCDST
6 1 (1.01%) MCP
6 1 (1.01%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.01%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.07%) SLA
2 3 (3.03%) GDPR
2 3 (3.03%) QA
3 2 (2.02%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.02%) ISO 14001
3 2 (2.02%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 22 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 12 (12.12%) Hyper-V
3 7 (7.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.02%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (2.02%) XenApp
5 1 (1.01%) vSphere
5 1 (1.01%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (3.03%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 15 (15.15%) VMware
2 6 (6.06%) Avaya
2 6 (6.06%) Citrix
2 6 (6.06%) IBM
3 5 (5.05%) Cisco
3 5 (5.05%) Oracle
4 4 (4.04%) Dell
4 4 (4.04%) Google
4 4 (4.04%) HP
5 3 (3.03%) SAP
5 3 (3.03%) Talend
5 3 (3.03%) Veeam
6 2 (2.02%) Epicor
6 2 (2.02%) EqualLogic
6 2 (2.02%) Infor
6 2 (2.02%) JD Edwards
6 2 (2.02%) Sage
7 1 (1.01%) Oneserve
7 1 (1.01%) Sonus