The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Highlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank - 5 10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 0 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Highlands - 20.00% 18.75%
As % of the Vendors category - 27.27% 56.25%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 4
Average salary - £41,250 £21,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +89.65%
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 Highlands region.

Vendors Category
Highlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4 11 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Highlands 40.00% 73.33% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 5
Average salary £22,500 £30,000 £21,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +37.93%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in the Highlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Highlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in the Highlands

Microsoft
Salary Trend in the Highlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Highlands region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in the Highlands
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