The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Dundee region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 6 28 5
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -23
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 13 1 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 23.64% 1.22% 36.11%
As % of the Vendors category 52.00% 5.88% 81.25%
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 5
Average salary £42,500 £36,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.05% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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 Dundee region.

Vendors Category
Dundee
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25 17 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 45.45% 20.73% 44.44%
Number of salaries quoted 17 16 6
Average salary £42,500 £40,995 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.67% +36.64%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Dundee

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Dundee region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Dundee

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Dundee

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Dundee

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Dundee

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Dundee region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Dundee

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Dundee 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 11 (50.00%) .NET
1 11 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 10 (45.45%) ASP.NET
3 9 (40.91%) Linux
4 8 (36.36%) MS Excel
4 8 (36.36%) MySQL
4 8 (36.36%) C#
5 7 (31.82%) Windows
5 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (31.82%) Lync
6 6 (27.27%) Hyper-V
6 6 (27.27%) Degree
6 6 (27.27%) IIS
6 6 (27.27%) Tomcat
6 6 (27.27%) Python
6 6 (27.27%) SQL
6 6 (27.27%) Oracle
6 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
6 6 (27.27%) Cisco
6 6 (27.27%) Service Delivery
6 6 (27.27%) Games
6 6 (27.27%) Project Management
7 5 (22.73%) NetApp
7 5 (22.73%) Red Hat
7 5 (22.73%) Dell
7 5 (22.73%) Apache
7 5 (22.73%) Perl
7 5 (22.73%) Solaris
7 5 (22.73%) Web Services
7 5 (22.73%) Performance Management

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Dundee 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 11 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 7 (31.82%) Lync
3 6 (27.27%) IIS
3 6 (27.27%) Tomcat
4 5 (22.73%) Apache
4 5 (22.73%) nginx
5 3 (13.64%) Node.js
6 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
6 2 (9.09%) CMS
7 1 (4.55%) Jetty
7 1 (4.55%) Umbraco
7 1 (4.55%) WordPress
7 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
7 1 (4.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 3 (13.64%) MS Visio
2 3 (13.64%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (13.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.55%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (13.64%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (13.64%) Amazon S3
1 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (9.09%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (9.09%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) MySQL
2 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
3 3 (13.64%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (13.64%) MongoDB
3 3 (13.64%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (27.27%) Games
2 1 (4.55%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Developer
2 4 (18.18%) C# Developer
3 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Server Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Games Designer
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Games Designer
3 3 (13.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Designer
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Designer
4 2 (9.09%) Mobile Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Technical Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Manager
4 2 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Support Team Leader
5 1 (4.55%) Junior C# Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.55%) Junior Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (50.00%) .NET
2 10 (45.45%) ASP.NET
3 5 (22.73%) Web Services
4 4 (18.18%) CSS
4 4 (18.18%) LINQ
4 4 (18.18%) HTML
5 2 (9.09%) .NET Framework
5 2 (9.09%) XML
6 1 (4.55%) JMS
6 1 (4.55%) Hibernate
6 1 (4.55%) Spring
6 1 (4.55%) JSP
6 1 (4.55%) SOAP
6 1 (4.55%) jQuery
6 1 (4.55%) HTML5
6 1 (4.55%) REST
6 1 (4.55%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Social Gaming
2 4 (18.18%) Statistics
3 3 (13.64%) Mobile Games
3 3 (13.64%) Replication
4 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
4 1 (4.55%) Open Source
4 1 (4.55%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Linux
2 7 (31.82%) Windows
3 5 (22.73%) Solaris
3 5 (22.73%) Ubuntu
3 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (22.73%) OpenSolaris
3 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.55%) UNIX
4 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.55%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (27.27%) Project Management
2 6 (27.27%) Service Delivery
3 5 (22.73%) Performance Management
4 3 (13.64%) Game Development
4 3 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (13.64%) Agile Project Management
4 3 (13.64%) Workflow
4 3 (13.64%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (13.64%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (13.64%) Line Management
4 3 (13.64%) User Stories
5 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 2 (9.09%) ITIL
6 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.55%) CRM
6 1 (4.55%) Change Management
6 1 (4.55%) TDD
6 1 (4.55%) Content Management
6 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) C#
2 6 (27.27%) SQL
2 6 (27.27%) Python
3 5 (22.73%) PowerShell
3 5 (22.73%) Bash Shell
3 5 (22.73%) Perl
4 4 (18.18%) PHP
4 4 (18.18%) Java
4 4 (18.18%) Ruby
5 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
6 2 (9.09%) VB.NET
7 1 (4.55%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) MCSA
2 1 (4.55%) CCNA
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) Hyper-V
2 5 (22.73%) vSphere
2 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.55%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Oracle
1 6 (27.27%) Cisco
2 5 (22.73%) Dell
2 5 (22.73%) NetApp
2 5 (22.73%) Red Hat
2 5 (22.73%) VMware
2 5 (22.73%) Veeam
2 5 (22.73%) Facebook
3 1 (4.55%) Google