Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 10 12
Rank change year-on-year -3 +2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 76 95 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Devon 13.06% 17.63% 16.69%
As % of the Vendors category 41.53% 59.38% 40.51%
Number of salaries quoted 52 82 104
Devon median annual salary £30,500 £35,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.86% +12.90% +3.33%
10th Percentile £20,500 £19,263 £23,500
90th Percentile £51,325 £58,000 £53,750
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% -4.00%

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 183 160 316
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Devon 31.44% 29.68% 41.20%
Number of salaries quoted 121 138 262
Devon median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.38% +6.67%
10th Percentile £21,250 £20,500 £21,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £51,250 £47,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 15 December 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 15 December 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 +3 40 £30,500 +10.91% 26
Plymouth -5 23 £35,000 -14.92% 14
Barnstaple 0 2 £27,000 -5.26%
Tiverton - 1 £30,000 -
Newton Abbot - 1 £24,000 - 1
Microsoft
South West

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 38 (50.00%) Windows
2 26 (34.21%) Active Directory
3 25 (32.89%) .NET
4 23 (30.26%) SQL
4 23 (30.26%) Degree
5 22 (28.95%) Office 365
5 22 (28.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 22 (28.95%) Windows Server
6 21 (27.63%) C#
6 21 (27.63%) ITIL
7 19 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 19 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 19 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
8 16 (21.05%) SCCM
8 16 (21.05%) Microsoft Office
9 15 (19.74%) Problem-Solving
10 14 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (14.47%) VMware
11 11 (14.47%) Service Delivery
11 11 (14.47%) Disaster Recovery
11 11 (14.47%) Identity Management
11 11 (14.47%) Middleware
11 11 (14.47%) Intranet
11 11 (14.47%) VB
11 11 (14.47%) Java
11 11 (14.47%) JavaScript
11 11 (14.47%) PowerShell
11 11 (14.47%) Enterprise Software
11 11 (14.47%) WSUS
12 10 (13.16%) Xamarin

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 7 (9.21%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.89%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.63%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.32%) Apache
4 1 (1.32%) CMS
4 1 (1.32%) JBoss
4 1 (1.32%) Umbraco
Applications
1 16 (21.05%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (6.58%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (3.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (6.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.95%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 22 (28.95%) Office 365
2 19 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.95%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (3.95%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (2.63%) PaaS
5 1 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.32%) IaaS
5 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.47%) Intranet
2 8 (10.53%) TCP/IP
3 7 (9.21%) DNS
3 7 (9.21%) Firewall
3 7 (9.21%) LAN
3 7 (9.21%) Wireless
4 5 (6.58%) DHCP
4 5 (6.58%) PBX
4 5 (6.58%) VPN
5 3 (3.95%) Internet
5 3 (3.95%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (2.63%) Network Security
6 2 (2.63%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (2.63%) Skype
6 2 (2.63%) VoIP
6 2 (2.63%) WAN
6 2 (2.63%) Wireless Security
7 1 (1.32%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.84%) Power BI
3 7 (9.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (6.58%) RDBMS
4 5 (6.58%) Relational Database
4 5 (6.58%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.32%) Big Data
6 1 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.32%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.32%) MS Access
6 1 (1.32%) MySQL
6 1 (1.32%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.32%) OLTP
6 1 (1.32%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (1.32%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (5.26%) MSI
2 1 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (10.53%) Finance
2 2 (2.63%) Advertising
2 2 (2.63%) Retail
3 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (25.00%) Developer
2 18 (23.68%) IT Engineer
3 12 (15.79%) Analyst
3 12 (15.79%) C# Developer
4 10 (13.16%) Desktop Engineer
5 9 (11.84%) .NET Developer
5 9 (11.84%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (11.84%) SQL Developer
6 7 (9.21%) Senior Desktop Engineer
7 6 (7.89%) Graduate
7 6 (7.89%) Graduate Developer
8 5 (6.58%) Graduate .NET Developer
8 5 (6.58%) Graduate C# Developer
8 5 (6.58%) Graduate Java Developer
8 5 (6.58%) Java Developer
8 5 (6.58%) Python Developer
8 5 (6.58%) Senior IT Engineer
8 5 (6.58%) Service Desk Engineer
8 5 (6.58%) Support Analyst
8 5 (6.58%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (32.89%) .NET
2 11 (14.47%) Middleware
3 9 (11.84%) HTML
4 6 (7.89%) HTML5
5 3 (3.95%) CSS
6 2 (2.63%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.63%) COM
6 2 (2.63%) Web Services
6 2 (2.63%) XML
7 1 (1.32%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.32%) JSON
7 1 (1.32%) LINQ
7 1 (1.32%) MDX
7 1 (1.32%) Node.js
7 1 (1.32%) REST
7 1 (1.32%) Visualforce
7 1 (1.32%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 19 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (14.47%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (13.16%) User Experience
4 7 (9.21%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.95%) CMDB
5 3 (3.95%) N-Tier
5 3 (3.95%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.63%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.63%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.63%) Fat Client
6 2 (2.63%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.32%) Blog
7 1 (1.32%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.32%) Grid Computing
7 1 (1.32%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 38 (50.00%) Windows
2 22 (28.95%) Windows Server
3 14 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (13.16%) Android
5 7 (9.21%) Windows 10
6 5 (6.58%) Apple iOS
7 3 (3.95%) Linux
7 3 (3.95%) Windows 7
7 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.32%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.32%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (27.63%) ITIL
2 15 (19.74%) Problem-Solving
3 11 (14.47%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (14.47%) Identity Management
3 11 (14.47%) Service Delivery
4 10 (13.16%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (9.21%) Data Analysis
6 7 (9.21%) Storage Management
7 6 (7.89%) Analytics
7 6 (7.89%) Service Management
7 6 (7.89%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
8 5 (6.58%) Coaching
8 5 (6.58%) Configuration Management
8 5 (6.58%) CRM
8 5 (6.58%) Data Protection
8 5 (6.58%) MVC
8 5 (6.58%) Problem Management
8 5 (6.58%) Project Management
8 5 (6.58%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 23 (30.26%) SQL
2 21 (27.63%) C#
3 11 (14.47%) Java
3 11 (14.47%) JavaScript
3 11 (14.47%) PowerShell
3 11 (14.47%) VB
4 8 (10.53%) PHP
5 7 (9.21%) Python
6 6 (7.89%) VB.NET
7 3 (3.95%) C
7 3 (3.95%) C++
7 3 (3.95%) Delphi
8 2 (2.63%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.32%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.32%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.32%) OpenEdge ABL
9 1 (1.32%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.32%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.32%) VB6
9 1 (1.32%) X++
Qualifications
1 23 (30.26%) Degree
2 22 (28.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (7.89%) MCTS
4 4 (5.26%) MCP
4 4 (5.26%) MCSA
5 3 (3.95%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.95%) MCITP
5 3 (3.95%) MCPD
6 2 (2.63%) ACCA
6 2 (2.63%) CIMA
6 2 (2.63%) MCSE
6 2 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.32%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.32%) RHCE
7 1 (1.32%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.89%) SLA
2 2 (2.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (34.21%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.21%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (7.89%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (6.58%) Hyper-V
5 4 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (3.95%) Terminal Services
6 3 (3.95%) vSphere
6 3 (3.95%) XenApp
7 2 (2.63%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (1.32%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (1.32%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.32%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (21.05%) SCCM
2 11 (14.47%) WSUS
3 5 (6.58%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (6.58%) vCenter Server
4 4 (5.26%) AirWatch
5 2 (2.63%) SCOM
5 2 (2.63%) SCOrch
5 2 (2.63%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 11 (14.47%) VMware
2 10 (13.16%) Xamarin
3 6 (7.89%) Ivanti
4 5 (6.58%) Apple
5 4 (5.26%) Citrix
6 3 (3.95%) Cisco
6 3 (3.95%) Oracle
7 2 (2.63%) Aruba
7 2 (2.63%) Dell
7 2 (2.63%) Meraki
7 2 (2.63%) NetMotion Wireless
8 1 (1.32%) EMC
8 1 (1.32%) Epicor
8 1 (1.32%) HP
8 1 (1.32%) Kaspersky
8 1 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.32%) SonicWALL
8 1 (1.32%) Spiceworks
8 1 (1.32%) Veeam