Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 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
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 10 8
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 92 132 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Devon 16.76% 18.83% 18.44%
As % of the Vendors category 49.73% 45.52% 41.76%
Number of salaries quoted 66 105 103
Devon median annual salary £28,026 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.93% +7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £18,500 £21,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £47,500 £49,000 £41,250
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -3.45%

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 185 290 261
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Devon 33.70% 41.37% 44.16%
Number of salaries quoted 128 254 222
Devon median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% -4.41%
10th Percentile £18,500 £22,500 £21,500
90th Percentile £54,125 £47,500 £43,750
South West median annual salary £41,375 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.90% +2.67%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -2 39 £28,026 -13.77% 9
Newton Abbot +4 15 £19,000 -36.67%
Plymouth -13 11 £27,500 -21.43% 6
Dartmouth - 4 £19,000 -
Exmouth +1 3 £25,000 -28.57%
Paignton - 1 £24,000 - 1
Microsoft
South West

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 39 (42.39%) Windows
2 34 (36.96%) Windows Server
3 32 (34.78%) SQL
3 32 (34.78%) SQL Server
4 31 (33.70%) Office 365
5 24 (26.09%) Active Directory
6 23 (25.00%) Firewall
7 22 (23.91%) Problem-Solving
8 20 (21.74%) MS Exchange
9 18 (19.57%) WAN
9 18 (19.57%) VMware
10 17 (18.48%) Microsoft Office
10 17 (18.48%) .NET
11 15 (16.30%) Hyper-V
11 15 (16.30%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (16.30%) JavaScript
11 15 (16.30%) VPN
12 14 (15.22%) Microsoft Certification
12 14 (15.22%) Internet
12 14 (15.22%) C#
13 13 (14.13%) HTML
13 13 (14.13%) SAN
13 13 (14.13%) DNS
13 13 (14.13%) Analytical Skills
14 12 (13.04%) MVC
14 12 (13.04%) TCP/IP
14 12 (13.04%) CSS
14 12 (13.04%) SharePoint
14 12 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
15 11 (11.96%) SSL

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 20 (21.74%) MS Exchange
2 12 (13.04%) SharePoint
3 10 (10.87%) Skype for Business
4 6 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (6.52%) IIS
5 5 (5.43%) CMS
6 4 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (3.26%) Kentico
Applications
1 17 (18.48%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.09%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 31 (33.70%) Office 365
2 9 (9.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.35%) G Suite
4 2 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.17%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (2.17%) PaaS
5 1 (1.09%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.09%) IaaS
5 1 (1.09%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (25.00%) Firewall
2 18 (19.57%) WAN
3 15 (16.30%) VPN
4 14 (15.22%) Internet
5 13 (14.13%) DNS
5 13 (14.13%) SAN
6 12 (13.04%) TCP/IP
7 11 (11.96%) SSL
8 10 (10.87%) DHCP
9 9 (9.78%) DSL
9 9 (9.78%) Skype
10 8 (8.70%) Remote Desktop
11 6 (6.52%) Wireless
12 4 (4.35%) iSCSI
13 3 (3.26%) LAN
13 3 (3.26%) Unified Communications
14 2 (2.17%) Fibre Channel
14 2 (2.17%) Network Security
14 2 (2.17%) VLAN
15 1 (1.09%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (34.78%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (5.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.26%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (3.26%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.26%) Power BI
5 3 (3.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.17%) GIS
6 2 (2.17%) MySQL
6 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.09%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (1.09%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.09%) OLTP
7 1 (1.09%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (4.35%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.09%) NUnit
General
1 5 (5.43%) Finance
2 4 (4.35%) Advertising
2 4 (4.35%) Retail
3 2 (2.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.09%) Electronics
4 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (23.91%) Developer
2 16 (17.39%) IT Support
2 16 (17.39%) Support Engineer
3 13 (14.13%) Analyst
4 11 (11.96%) 2nd Line Support
4 11 (11.96%) Support Analyst
4 11 (11.96%) Technical Support
5 8 (8.70%) Applications Support
5 8 (8.70%) IT Technician
6 7 (7.61%) IT Manager
7 6 (6.52%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 6 (6.52%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (6.52%) Applications Engineer
7 6 (6.52%) Applications Support Engineer
7 6 (6.52%) Deployment Engineer
7 6 (6.52%) IT Engineer
7 6 (6.52%) IT Support Engineer
7 6 (6.52%) Software Applications Engineer
7 6 (6.52%) Software Deployment Engineer
7 6 (6.52%) Software Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (18.48%) .NET
2 13 (14.13%) HTML
3 12 (13.04%) CSS
4 7 (7.61%) .NET Framework
4 7 (7.61%) ASP.NET
4 7 (7.61%) jQuery
5 6 (6.52%) Web Services
6 5 (5.43%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (3.26%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (3.26%) Entity Framework
7 3 (3.26%) RESTful
7 3 (3.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (3.26%) XML
8 1 (1.09%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.13%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.70%) Driving Licence
3 6 (6.52%) User Experience
3 6 (6.52%) Wiki
4 3 (3.26%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.09%) Clustering
6 1 (1.09%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.09%) NHS
6 1 (1.09%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.09%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 39 (42.39%) Windows
2 34 (36.96%) Windows Server
3 12 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (10.87%) Unix
4 10 (10.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (4.35%) Windows 10
5 4 (4.35%) Windows 7
5 4 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.26%) Linux
7 2 (2.17%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (23.91%) Problem-Solving
2 15 (16.30%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (13.04%) MVC
4 10 (10.87%) Migration
5 9 (9.78%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (9.78%) Mentoring
5 9 (9.78%) Proactive Management
5 9 (9.78%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (6.52%) Business Analysis
6 6 (6.52%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (6.52%) Software Deployment
7 5 (5.43%) Incident Management
7 5 (5.43%) Workflow
8 4 (4.35%) CRM
8 4 (4.35%) ITIL
8 4 (4.35%) Project Management
8 4 (4.35%) Software Licensing
8 4 (4.35%) Web Development
9 3 (3.26%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (3.26%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 32 (34.78%) SQL
2 15 (16.30%) JavaScript
3 14 (15.22%) C#
4 6 (6.52%) ActionScript
4 6 (6.52%) ActionScript 2.0
5 4 (4.35%) T-SQL
5 4 (4.35%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.09%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.09%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.09%) Python
6 1 (1.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (15.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (9.78%) MCITP
3 8 (8.70%) MCSA
4 6 (6.52%) Degree
5 4 (4.35%) MCP
5 4 (4.35%) MCSE
6 1 (1.09%) HND
6 1 (1.09%) MCDST
6 1 (1.09%) RHCE
6 1 (1.09%) RHCSA
6 1 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.61%) SLA
2 3 (3.26%) GDPR
3 1 (1.09%) Data Quality
System Software
1 24 (26.09%) Active Directory
2 15 (16.30%) Hyper-V
3 9 (9.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.35%) XenApp
5 2 (2.17%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (1.09%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.09%) vSphere
6 1 (1.09%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (6.52%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 18 (19.57%) VMware
2 9 (9.78%) Avaya
3 8 (8.70%) Citrix
3 8 (8.70%) IBM
4 7 (7.61%) Dell
4 7 (7.61%) HP
5 6 (6.52%) Oracle
6 5 (5.43%) Cisco
6 5 (5.43%) Veeam
7 4 (4.35%) Google
8 3 (3.26%) Sonus
9 2 (2.17%) EqualLogic
9 2 (2.17%) SAP
10 1 (1.09%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.09%) Cognos
10 1 (1.09%) Mitel
10 1 (1.09%) Sophos
10 1 (1.09%) Talend