Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 7 10
Rank change year-on-year -5 +3 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 69 118 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Devon 13.75% 19.93% 16.67%
As % of the Vendors category 40.83% 61.78% 43.66%
Number of salaries quoted 50 99 114
Devon median annual salary £33,000 £35,000 £31,375
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.71% +11.55% +2.87%
10th Percentile £20,450 £20,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £50,125 £53,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,100
% change year-on-year +6.67% +6.84% -6.40%

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 169 191 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Devon 33.67% 32.26% 38.17%
Number of salaries quoted 119 162 247
Devon median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.38% +6.67%
10th Percentile £21,950 £20,500 £21,750
90th Percentile £56,750 £48,706 £47,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% -0.04%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 +1 31 £41,000 +30.16% 24
Plymouth -8 20 £25,000 -35.06% 12
Barnstaple 0 2 £27,000 -5.26%
Newton Abbot - 2 £34,500 - 3
Tiverton - 1 £30,000 -
Microsoft
South West

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 34 (49.28%) Windows
2 27 (39.13%) SQL Server
3 23 (33.33%) .NET
4 21 (30.43%) SQL
5 20 (28.99%) Windows Server
6 18 (26.09%) Active Directory
6 18 (26.09%) Office 365
7 17 (24.64%) Microsoft Office
8 16 (23.19%) C#
8 16 (23.19%) Microsoft Certification
8 16 (23.19%) Degree
8 16 (23.19%) Problem-Solving
9 15 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (21.74%) ITIL
10 14 (20.29%) JavaScript
11 13 (18.84%) Microsoft Azure
11 13 (18.84%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (17.39%) SCCM
13 11 (15.94%) Disaster Recovery
14 10 (14.49%) Identity Management
14 10 (14.49%) VMware
14 10 (14.49%) Intranet
14 10 (14.49%) Middleware
14 10 (14.49%) Agile Software Development
15 9 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 9 (13.04%) Firewall
15 9 (13.04%) Service Delivery
16 8 (11.59%) MVC
16 8 (11.59%) TCP/IP
16 8 (11.59%) PowerShell

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 (10.14%) MS Exchange
1 7 (10.14%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.35%) CMS
2 3 (4.35%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.45%) Apache
4 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.45%) IIS
4 1 (1.45%) JBoss
4 1 (1.45%) Kentico
Applications
1 17 (24.64%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (10.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (5.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.45%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.45%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 18 (26.09%) Office 365
2 13 (18.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.80%) PaaS
4 3 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (4.35%) Dynamics 365
4 3 (4.35%) SaaS
5 1 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.45%) GitHub
5 1 (1.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.49%) Intranet
2 9 (13.04%) Firewall
3 8 (11.59%) TCP/IP
4 7 (10.14%) DNS
4 7 (10.14%) LAN
4 7 (10.14%) Wireless
5 6 (8.70%) VPN
6 5 (7.25%) DHCP
6 5 (7.25%) PBX
7 4 (5.80%) Internet
8 3 (4.35%) Skype
8 3 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (2.90%) Network Security
9 2 (2.90%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (2.90%) SSL
9 2 (2.90%) WAN
9 2 (2.90%) Wireless Security
10 1 (1.45%) ADSL
10 1 (1.45%) iSCSI
10 1 (1.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (39.13%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (7.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (4.35%) MongoDB
5 3 (4.35%) MySQL
5 3 (4.35%) NoSQL
5 3 (4.35%) OLTP
5 3 (4.35%) Power BI
6 2 (2.90%) GIS
6 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.45%) Big Data
7 1 (1.45%) MS Access
7 1 (1.45%) Qlik Sense
7 1 (1.45%) QlikView
7 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.90%) MSI
1 2 (2.90%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.45%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.45%) Maven
2 1 (1.45%) Subversion
2 1 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (10.14%) Finance
2 4 (5.80%) Advertising
3 3 (4.35%) Retail
4 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (26.09%) IT Engineer
2 15 (21.74%) Developer
3 8 (11.59%) Desktop Engineer
3 8 (11.59%) Desktop Support
4 7 (10.14%) Analyst
4 7 (10.14%) C# Developer
5 6 (8.70%) Administrator
6 5 (7.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 5 (7.25%) Senior Desktop Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) Senior IT Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) Service Desk Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) SQL Developer
7 4 (5.80%) .NET Developer
7 4 (5.80%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (5.80%) C# VB.NET Developer
7 4 (5.80%) Consultant
7 4 (5.80%) IT Support
7 4 (5.80%) Support Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) VB.NET Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (33.33%) .NET
2 10 (14.49%) Middleware
3 6 (8.70%) CSS
3 6 (8.70%) HTML
4 4 (5.80%) Web Services
5 3 (4.35%) ASP.NET
5 3 (4.35%) jQuery
5 3 (4.35%) MDX
6 2 (2.90%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.90%) LINQ
6 2 (2.90%) XML
7 1 (1.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.14%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (8.70%) User Experience
4 4 (5.80%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (4.35%) Grid Computing
5 3 (4.35%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.90%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.90%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.90%) Fat Client
6 2 (2.90%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.45%) Clustering
7 1 (1.45%) CMDB
7 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.45%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.45%) Renewable Energy
7 1 (1.45%) Replication
7 1 (1.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 34 (49.28%) Windows
2 20 (28.99%) Windows Server
3 13 (18.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (10.14%) Windows 10
5 6 (8.70%) Linux
6 5 (7.25%) Android
7 4 (5.80%) Windows 7
7 4 (5.80%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.45%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.45%) VMS
9 1 (1.45%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.19%) Problem-Solving
2 15 (21.74%) ITIL
3 11 (15.94%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (14.49%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (14.49%) Identity Management
5 9 (13.04%) Service Delivery
6 8 (11.59%) MVC
7 7 (10.14%) Storage Management
7 7 (10.14%) Workflow
8 6 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (8.70%) Data Protection
8 6 (8.70%) Project Management
9 5 (7.25%) Coaching
9 5 (7.25%) Problem Management
9 5 (7.25%) Software Licensing
10 4 (5.80%) Configuration Management
10 4 (5.80%) ETL
10 4 (5.80%) High Availability
10 4 (5.80%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 4 (5.80%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (30.43%) SQL
2 16 (23.19%) C#
3 14 (20.29%) JavaScript
4 8 (11.59%) PowerShell
5 6 (8.70%) VB
5 6 (8.70%) VB.NET
6 5 (7.25%) Java
6 5 (7.25%) T-SQL
7 4 (5.80%) Bash Shell
7 4 (5.80%) C++
7 4 (5.80%) Python
8 3 (4.35%) C
8 3 (4.35%) Delphi
8 3 (4.35%) PHP
9 1 (1.45%) OpenEdge ABL
9 1 (1.45%) Perl
9 1 (1.45%) Ruby
9 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.45%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.45%) VB6
Qualifications
1 16 (23.19%) Degree
1 16 (23.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.80%) MCITP
2 4 (5.80%) MCSE
3 3 (4.35%) ACCA
3 3 (4.35%) CIMA
3 3 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (4.35%) MCPD
3 3 (4.35%) MCSA
3 3 (4.35%) RHCE
3 3 (4.35%) RHCSA
4 2 (2.90%) MCP
4 2 (2.90%) MCTS
4 2 (2.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) SLA
2 2 (2.90%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (26.09%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.70%) Hyper-V
3 4 (5.80%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (5.80%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (5.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.80%) XenApp
4 3 (4.35%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (4.35%) Terminal Services
4 3 (4.35%) vSphere
5 2 (2.90%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.45%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.45%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (17.39%) SCCM
2 7 (10.14%) WSUS
3 3 (4.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (4.35%) vCenter Server
4 2 (2.90%) AirWatch
4 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (2.90%) SCOM
4 2 (2.90%) SCOrch
4 2 (2.90%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.45%) Ansible
5 1 (1.45%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (14.49%) VMware
2 7 (10.14%) Oracle
3 5 (7.25%) Apple
3 5 (7.25%) Citrix
3 5 (7.25%) Ivanti
4 4 (5.80%) Cisco
4 4 (5.80%) Xamarin
5 2 (2.90%) Aruba
5 2 (2.90%) Dell
5 2 (2.90%) HP
5 2 (2.90%) Meraki
5 2 (2.90%) NetMotion Wireless
5 2 (2.90%) Veeam
6 1 (1.45%) Avaya
6 1 (1.45%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.45%) Epicor
6 1 (1.45%) IBM
6 1 (1.45%) SAP
6 1 (1.45%) SonicWALL
6 1 (1.45%) Sophos