The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Inverness region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 5 3 12
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Inverness 7.14% 11.11% 13.51%
As % of the Vendors category 20.00% 33.33% 38.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £42,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Microsoft
Highlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Inverness region.

Vendors Category
Inverness
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
5 3 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Inverness 35.71% 33.33% 35.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 3
Average salary £32,500 - £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Inverness

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Inverness

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Inverness

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Inverness

Microsoft
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Inverness

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Inverness 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Inverness by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Inverness 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 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Manager
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint