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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 8 23 4
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -19
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 5 2 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 11.36% 2.74% 36.36%
As % of the Vendors category 38.46% 11.11% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 6
Average salary £36,000 £21,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+69.41% -29.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £20,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £22,250 £37,500
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
13 18 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 29.55% 24.66% 48.48%
Number of salaries quoted 10 14 8
Average salary £42,500 £40,995 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.67% +17.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £42,000 £42,597
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%

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 21 October 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Dundee

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 10 (52.63%) SharePoint
2 9 (47.37%) .NET
3 8 (42.11%) MySQL
3 8 (42.11%) ASP.NET
3 8 (42.11%) Linux
4 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
4 7 (36.84%) Lync
5 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (31.58%) Hyper-V
5 6 (31.58%) Service Delivery
5 6 (31.58%) Cisco
5 6 (31.58%) Project Management
5 6 (31.58%) Windows
5 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
5 6 (31.58%) C#
6 5 (26.32%) Perl
6 5 (26.32%) SQL
6 5 (26.32%) IIS
6 5 (26.32%) Oracle
6 5 (26.32%) Solaris
6 5 (26.32%) Apache
6 5 (26.32%) Tomcat
6 5 (26.32%) Python
6 5 (26.32%) Dell
6 5 (26.32%) NetApp
6 5 (26.32%) Red Hat
6 5 (26.32%) Games
6 5 (26.32%) VMware
6 5 (26.32%) Veeam
6 5 (26.32%) nginx

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 10 (52.63%) SharePoint
2 7 (36.84%) Lync
3 5 (26.32%) IIS
3 5 (26.32%) Apache
3 5 (26.32%) Tomcat
3 5 (26.32%) nginx
4 3 (15.79%) Node.js
5 2 (10.53%) CMS
5 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
6 1 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (5.26%) Umbraco
6 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (5.26%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
2 2 (10.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (5.26%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (15.79%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (15.79%) Amazon S3
1 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (10.53%) Route 53
2 2 (10.53%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) MySQL
2 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (15.79%) MongoDB
3 3 (15.79%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (26.32%) Games
2 1 (5.26%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Developer
2 3 (15.79%) C# Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Server Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Designer
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Designer
3 2 (10.53%) Mobile Developer
3 2 (10.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Games Designer
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Games Designer
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Technical Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Technical Manager
3 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (10.53%) .NET Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.26%) Junior Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Support Team Leader
4 1 (5.26%) Junior C# Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Junior
4 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) .NET
2 8 (42.11%) ASP.NET
3 4 (21.05%) Web Services
4 3 (15.79%) HTML
4 3 (15.79%) CSS
4 3 (15.79%) LINQ
5 1 (5.26%) XML
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.26%) jQuery
5 1 (5.26%) CSS3
5 1 (5.26%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Social Gaming
1 4 (21.05%) Statistics
2 3 (15.79%) Replication
2 3 (15.79%) Mobile Games
3 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.26%) Social Media
3 1 (5.26%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Linux
2 6 (31.58%) Windows
3 5 (26.32%) Solaris
3 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (26.32%) Ubuntu
3 5 (26.32%) OpenSolaris
3 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (31.58%) Service Delivery
1 6 (31.58%) Project Management
2 5 (26.32%) Performance Management
3 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (15.79%) User Stories
3 3 (15.79%) Line Management
3 3 (15.79%) Agile Project Management
4 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
4 2 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (10.53%) Game Development
4 2 (10.53%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Workflow
4 2 (10.53%) ITIL
5 1 (5.26%) CRM
5 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.26%) Change Management
5 1 (5.26%) Web Development
5 1 (5.26%) Content Management
5 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) C#
2 5 (26.32%) Perl
2 5 (26.32%) SQL
2 5 (26.32%) Python
2 5 (26.32%) PowerShell
2 5 (26.32%) Bash Shell
3 4 (21.05%) PHP
4 3 (15.79%) Java
4 3 (15.79%) Ruby
5 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
5 2 (10.53%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) MCSA
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.26%) CCNA
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) Hyper-V
2 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (26.32%) vSphere
3 1 (5.26%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Cisco
2 5 (26.32%) Oracle
2 5 (26.32%) Dell
2 5 (26.32%) NetApp
2 5 (26.32%) Red Hat
2 5 (26.32%) VMware
2 5 (26.32%) Veeam
3 4 (21.05%) Facebook
4 1 (5.26%) Google