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 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 16 10 13
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 3 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 4.62% 15.63% 14.55%
As % of the Vendors category 21.43% 38.46% 36.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 7
Average salary £26,250 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,250 £22,500 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £45,500 £36,600
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
14 26 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 21.54% 40.63% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 19 15
Average salary £30,000 £24,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -22.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,400 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £33,950 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,055 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.13% -

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 April 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 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Internet
2 3 (37.50%) Games
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) SMTP
3 2 (25.00%) HTTP
3 2 (25.00%) DNS
3 2 (25.00%) CRM
3 2 (25.00%) MS Project
3 2 (25.00%) MS Office
4 1 (12.50%) SAP
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (12.50%) COM
4 1 (12.50%) CSS
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
4 1 (12.50%) Data Mining
4 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
4 1 (12.50%) .NET
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (12.50%) Business Objects
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) C++

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (25.00%) MS Project
2 2 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
3 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Internet
2 2 (25.00%) SMTP
2 2 (25.00%) HTTP
2 2 (25.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) Data Mining
1 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
General
1 3 (37.50%) Games
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Technical Support
1 3 (37.50%) Technical Support Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Technical Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Support Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Games Designer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Games Designer
2 1 (12.50%) Designer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Designer
2 1 (12.50%) Support Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
2 1 (12.50%) Applications Support Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 1 (12.50%) COM
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) NHS
1 1 (12.50%) Social Gaming
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) CRM
1 2 (25.00%) Project Management
1 2 (25.00%) Scrum
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (25.00%) Project Planning
1 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (12.50%) Game Development
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analytics
2 1 (12.50%) Analytics
2 1 (12.50%) Coaching
2 1 (12.50%) Release Management
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) C++
2 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Business Objects
1 1 (12.50%) SAP
1 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (12.50%) Facebook