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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 4 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 2 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Argyll and Bute 28.57% 60.00% 25.00%
As % of the Vendors category 100.00% 60.00% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Median salary £26,500 £26,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.92% -
UK excluding London median salary £38,750 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
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
2 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Argyll and Bute 28.57% 100.00% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 0
Median salary £26,500 £26,500 -
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 31 May 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
Helensburgh -2 2 £26,500 +23.25%
Microsoft
Scotland

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Argyll and Bute

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (66.67%) MS Project
2 4 (66.67%) MS Project Server
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 3 (50.00%) Data Management
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (50.00%) MS Office
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) MS Access
3 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (16.67%) vSphere
5 1 (16.67%) SaaS
5 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) Risk 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (66.67%) MS Project Server
2 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (66.67%) MS Project
3 3 (50.00%) MS Office
3 3 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) MS Access
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Aerospace
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) Support Analyst
3 3 (50.00%) Project Analyst
3 3 (50.00%) Project Support Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Administrator
4 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) IT Administrator
4 1 (16.67%) IT Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) IT Systems Administrator
4 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (50.00%) Data Management
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
1 1 (16.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) VMware