The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Plymouth 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 3 months to 29 March 2017 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
Devon / Plymouth
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 12 9
Rank change year-on-year -2 -3  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 9 7 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Plymouth 16.36% 12.50% 18.57%
As % of the Vendors category 52.94% 28.00% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 13
Median salary £35,000 £30,750 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.82% -3.90%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £23,250 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £39,000 £37,400
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.33% -  

Microsoft is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in Plymouth.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Plymouth
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 17 25 26
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Plymouth 30.91% 44.64% 37.14%
Number of salaries quoted 15 22 24
Median salary £30,750 £29,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.03% -10.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £20,300 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £39,700 £30,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Plymouth

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Plymouth citing Microsoft as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Plymouth

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Plymouth

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

Salary trend for Microsoft in Plymouth

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Plymouth

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Plymouth over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Plymouth

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Plymouth region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (60.00%) C#
2 9 (60.00%) .NET
3 8 (53.33%) BDD
4 7 (46.67%) NoSQL
4 7 (46.67%) Use Case
5 6 (40.00%) Product Management
5 6 (40.00%) .NET Framework
5 6 (40.00%) Firmware
5 6 (40.00%) Electronics
6 5 (33.33%) Scrum
6 5 (33.33%) ISO 14001
6 5 (33.33%) Internet
6 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 5 (33.33%) ISO 9001
6 5 (33.33%) TDD
6 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (33.33%) Internet of Things
7 4 (26.67%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (26.67%) Kanban
7 4 (26.67%) Automated Testing
7 4 (26.67%) SQL
7 4 (26.67%) Java
7 4 (26.67%) MS Office
7 4 (26.67%) Windows
8 3 (20.00%) LAN
8 3 (20.00%) Windows XP
8 3 (20.00%) VMware
8 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Plymouth 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 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) CMS
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (26.67%) MS Office
3 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.67%) IaaS
2 1 (6.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) Internet
2 3 (20.00%) LAN
3 2 (13.33%) Firewall
3 2 (13.33%) WAN
4 1 (6.67%) SAN
4 1 (6.67%) SNMP
4 1 (6.67%) Wireless
4 1 (6.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) NoSQL
2 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
2 2 (13.33%) Power BI
2 2 (13.33%) QlikView
2 2 (13.33%) Spotfire
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.67%) MySQL
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 6 (40.00%) Electronics
2 2 (13.33%) Local Government
3 1 (6.67%) Advertising
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) .NET Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Cloud Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Internet Developer
3 3 (20.00%) IoT Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Junior
3 3 (20.00%) Junior Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) C# Developer
4 2 (13.33%) IT Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) IT Support
4 2 (13.33%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Power BI Developer
4 2 (13.33%) QlikView Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Tableau Developer
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) IT Support Technician
5 1 (6.67%) Junior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) .NET
2 6 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (13.33%) RESTful
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (6.67%) CGI
4 1 (6.67%) CSS
4 1 (6.67%) HTML
4 1 (6.67%) jQuery
4 1 (6.67%) Web Services
4 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Internet of Things
2 2 (13.33%) CCTV
2 2 (13.33%) Home Automation
2 2 (13.33%) Smart Home
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Driving Licence
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.67%) Social Media
3 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.67%) Linux
4 1 (6.67%) SUSE
4 1 (6.67%) Unix
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) BDD
3 7 (46.67%) Use Case
4 6 (40.00%) Product Management
5 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (33.33%) Scrum
5 5 (33.33%) TDD
6 4 (26.67%) Automated Testing
6 4 (26.67%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (26.67%) Kanban
7 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (13.33%) Data Visualisation
8 2 (13.33%) Energy Management
8 2 (13.33%) ITIL
8 2 (13.33%) MVC
8 2 (13.33%) Performance Management
8 2 (13.33%) Visualisation
8 2 (13.33%) Web Application Development
9 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) C#
2 4 (26.67%) Java
2 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) C
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) MCDST
2 1 (6.67%) MCSE
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) ISO 14001
1 5 (33.33%) ISO 9001
2 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.67%) ISO22301
2 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Firmware
2 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.67%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
1 1 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) VMware
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco
2 2 (13.33%) MicroStrategy
2 2 (13.33%) Tableau
2 2 (13.33%) TIBCO
3 1 (6.67%) Apple
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix
3 1 (6.67%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) Sophos
3 1 (6.67%) Symantec
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