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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 1 - 1
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 7 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Argyll and Bute 100.00% - 100.00%
As % of the Vendors category 100.00% - 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Average salary £31,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £38,522 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.72% -
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
7 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Argyll and Bute 100.00% 50.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 0
Average salary £31,500 £29,675 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.15% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Argyll and Bute

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Argyll and Bute region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Argyll and Bute region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Helensburgh - 7 £31,500 -
Microsoft
Scotland

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Argyll and Bute

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Argyll and Bute region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft.

1 7 (100.00%) MS Project
1 7 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 7 (100.00%) MS Project Server
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 6 (85.71%) Data Management
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (85.71%) Business Analysis
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (85.71%) Spreadsheet
2 6 (85.71%) Management Information System
2 6 (85.71%) MS Access
2 6 (85.71%) SharePoint
2 6 (85.71%) MS Office
3 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 5 (71.43%) Project Management
4 4 (57.14%) Windows
5 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
6 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (14.29%) vSphere
6 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
6 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (14.29%) WSUS
6 1 (14.29%) SCCM
6 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
6 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
6 1 (14.29%) VMware
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Argyll and Bute by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Argyll and Bute region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (100.00%) MS Project Server
2 6 (85.71%) SharePoint
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 7 (100.00%) MS Project
2 6 (85.71%) MS Office
2 6 (85.71%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) MS Access
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Analyst
1 7 (100.00%) Support Analyst
2 6 (85.71%) Project Analyst
2 6 (85.71%) Project Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Business Analysis
1 6 (85.71%) Data Management
2 5 (71.43%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
1 1 (14.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) VMware