The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Argyll and Bute region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 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.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 1 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 3 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Argyll and Bute 75.00% 100.00% 20.00%
As % of the Vendors category 75.00% 100.00% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 1
Median salary £30,500 £31,500 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.17% +16.66%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Microsoft
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Argyll and Bute region.

Vendors Category
Argyll and Bute
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Argyll and Bute 100.00% 100.00% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 2
Median salary £30,500 £31,500 £28,337
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.17% +11.16%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Argyll and Bute

The demand trend of job ads across the Argyll and Bute region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Argyll and Bute

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Argyll and Bute

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Argyll and Bute region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Argyll and Bute

Microsoft
Job Locations in Argyll and Bute

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Argyll and Bute region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oban - 3 £30,500 -
Microsoft
Scotland

Microsoft
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Argyll and Bute

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, 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 Argyll and Bute region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 3 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Mobile
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Android
1 3 (100.00%) iPhone
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (100.00%) Compliance Management

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Argyll and Bute 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:

Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) IT Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) IT Support
1 3 (100.00%) IT Support Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (100.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Android
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Mobile
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 3 (100.00%) Compliance Management
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware