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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 9 21 6
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -15
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 2.78% 4.35% 21.88%
As % of the Vendors category 16.67% 16.67% 58.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 3
Average salary £29,500 £21,250 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.82% -22.72%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
6 18 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 16.67% 26.09% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 8
Average salary £26,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.71% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,900 £22,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,800 £44,000 £45,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 9 (52.94%) SharePoint
2 8 (47.06%) Linux
2 8 (47.06%) MySQL
3 7 (41.18%) MS Excel
3 7 (41.18%) Project Management
3 7 (41.18%) .NET
3 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (41.18%) Lync
4 6 (35.29%) Hyper-V
4 6 (35.29%) Games
4 6 (35.29%) Service Delivery
4 6 (35.29%) Windows
4 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
4 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET
5 5 (29.41%) IIS
5 5 (29.41%) Oracle
5 5 (29.41%) Perl
5 5 (29.41%) Solaris
5 5 (29.41%) Apache
5 5 (29.41%) Tomcat
5 5 (29.41%) Python
5 5 (29.41%) Cisco
5 5 (29.41%) Dell
5 5 (29.41%) NetApp
5 5 (29.41%) Red Hat
5 5 (29.41%) VMware
5 5 (29.41%) Veeam
5 5 (29.41%) nginx
5 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (29.41%) PowerShell

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 9 (52.94%) SharePoint
2 7 (41.18%) Lync
3 5 (29.41%) IIS
3 5 (29.41%) Apache
3 5 (29.41%) Tomcat
3 5 (29.41%) nginx
4 3 (17.65%) Node.js
5 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
5 2 (11.76%) CMS
6 1 (5.88%) Umbraco
6 1 (5.88%) WordPress
6 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (41.18%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
2 2 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (11.76%) MS Office
3 1 (5.88%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (5.88%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon S3
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.76%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (11.76%) Route 53
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) MySQL
2 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (17.65%) MongoDB
3 3 (17.65%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (35.29%) Games
2 1 (5.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Server Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Games Designer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Games Designer
3 2 (11.76%) Designer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Designer
3 2 (11.76%) Mobile Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Manager
3 2 (11.76%) C# Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Technical Manager
4 1 (5.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Junior Developer
4 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Web Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Junior
4 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Storage Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) .NET
2 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET
3 4 (23.53%) Web Services
4 3 (17.65%) CSS
4 3 (17.65%) HTML
5 1 (5.88%) XML
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.88%) LINQ
5 1 (5.88%) jQuery
5 1 (5.88%) HTML5
5 1 (5.88%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Statistics
1 4 (23.53%) Social Gaming
2 3 (17.65%) Mobile Games
2 3 (17.65%) Replication
3 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.88%) Open Source
3 1 (5.88%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Linux
2 6 (35.29%) Windows
3 5 (29.41%) Solaris
3 5 (29.41%) Ubuntu
3 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (29.41%) OpenSolaris
3 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Project Management
1 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) Service Delivery
3 4 (23.53%) Performance Management
4 3 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (17.65%) Agile Project Management
4 3 (17.65%) User Stories
4 3 (17.65%) Line Management
5 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
5 2 (11.76%) Game Development
6 1 (5.88%) People Management
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.88%) ITIL
6 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.88%) CRM
6 1 (5.88%) Change Management
6 1 (5.88%) Workflow
6 1 (5.88%) Scrum
6 1 (5.88%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) Perl
1 5 (29.41%) Python
1 5 (29.41%) PowerShell
1 5 (29.41%) Bash Shell
2 4 (23.53%) C#
2 4 (23.53%) PHP
2 4 (23.53%) SQL
3 3 (17.65%) Java
3 3 (17.65%) Ruby
4 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Hyper-V
2 5 (29.41%) vSphere
2 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.88%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle
1 5 (29.41%) Cisco
1 5 (29.41%) Dell
1 5 (29.41%) NetApp
1 5 (29.41%) Red Hat
1 5 (29.41%) VMware
1 5 (29.41%) Veeam
2 4 (23.53%) Facebook
3 1 (5.88%) Google