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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 10 22 9
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -13
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 5 8 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 9.26% 8.33% 25.86%
As % of the Vendors category 55.56% 28.57% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 9
Average salary £52,500 £22,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+138.63% -29.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,100 £21,600 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £53,300 £24,000 £39,200
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
9 28 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 16.67% 29.17% 43.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4 19 19
Average salary £46,250 £24,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+92.70% -22.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £22,000 £28,088
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £34,100 £35,700
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 27 January 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Dundee

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (44.44%) Games
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (33.33%) Internet
3 3 (33.33%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) MS Office
3 3 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 3 (33.33%) Social Gaming
3 3 (33.33%) Game Development
3 3 (33.33%) Facebook
3 3 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) Lync
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) SMTP
4 2 (22.22%) HTTP
4 2 (22.22%) DNS
4 2 (22.22%) CRM
4 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
5 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
5 1 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) Change Management
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
5 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
5 1 (11.11%) COM

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
1 2 (22.22%) Lync
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 3 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (11.11%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Internet
2 2 (22.22%) SMTP
2 2 (22.22%) HTTP
2 2 (22.22%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Data Mining
General
1 4 (44.44%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Technical Support
1 3 (33.33%) Technical Support Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Technical Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Support Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Games Designer
1 3 (33.33%) Senior Games Designer
1 3 (33.33%) Designer
1 3 (33.33%) Senior Designer
2 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Social Gaming
2 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
2 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) Game Development
3 2 (22.22%) CRM
3 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
4 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Coaching
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Terminal Services
1 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Facebook
2 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com