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 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 1 - 1
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 5 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Argyll and Bute 83.33% - 100.00%
As % of the Vendors category 83.33% - 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 2
Average salary £30,000 - £29,750
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 - £29,550
10% offered a salary of more than £32,350 - £29,950
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
6 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Argyll and Bute 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 2
Average salary £30,000 £53,000 £29,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.39% +78.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £53,000 £29,550
10% offered a salary of more than £31,450 £29,950 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 1 September 2015. 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 - 4 £30,000 -
Microsoft
Scotland

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Argyll and Bute

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 5 (62.50%) C#
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
1 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) OO
1 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
1 5 (62.50%) OOD
1 5 (62.50%) SOA
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
1 5 (62.50%) Software Testing
1 5 (62.50%) .NET Framework
1 5 (62.50%) QA
1 5 (62.50%) Web Application Development
2 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (50.00%) Aerospace
3 3 (37.50%) Hyland
3 3 (37.50%) Degree
3 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) SDLC
4 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) HND
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 1 (12.50%) SaaS
5 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) Web Development
5 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
5 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
5 1 (12.50%) ERP

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Argyll and Bute by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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.

Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
General
1 4 (50.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Software Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
1 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
1 5 (62.50%) .NET Framework
2 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) OOD
1 5 (62.50%) SOA
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
1 5 (62.50%) Software Testing
1 5 (62.50%) OO
1 5 (62.50%) Web Application Development
2 2 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) Web Development
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) HND
2 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) QA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Hyland
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix