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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 23 10 18
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 3 15 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 4.55% 23.08% 2.86%
As % of the Vendors category 13.64% 45.45% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 2
Average salary £65,000 £38,750 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+67.74% +9.15%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
22 33 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 33.33% 50.77% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 17 20 20
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,995
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £33,200 £30,700
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 31 July 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Dundee

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) AIX
3 3 (42.86%) Solaris
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) LDAP
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 3 (42.86%) UNIX
3 3 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) WebSphere
3 3 (42.86%) IBM
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) Games
4 2 (28.57%) MS Project
4 2 (28.57%) MS Office
5 1 (14.29%) SAP
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 1 (14.29%) CSS
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
5 1 (14.29%) C#
5 1 (14.29%) C++
5 1 (14.29%) HTML
5 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
5 1 (14.29%) .NET
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (14.29%) Project Planning

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (42.86%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (28.57%) MS Project
2 2 (28.57%) MS Office
3 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
3 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
General
1 2 (28.57%) Games
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Integration Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Support Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Support
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Support Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Games Designer
2 1 (14.29%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) NHS
1 1 (14.29%) Graphic Design
1 1 (14.29%) Social Gaming
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) AIX
2 3 (42.86%) Solaris
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
1 1 (14.29%) Project Management
1 1 (14.29%) Scrum
1 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
1 1 (14.29%) Release Management
1 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
1 1 (14.29%) Game Development
1 1 (14.29%) Business Analytics
1 1 (14.29%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
1 3 (42.86%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) SAP