The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the North Lanarkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the North Lanarkshire region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 1 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 7 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Lanarkshire 33.33% 10.00% 28.57%
As % of the Vendors category 46.67% 50.00% 35.29%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 5
Average salary £32,500 £24,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.65% -10.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £24,500 £20,800
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £24,500 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Vendors Category
North Lanarkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
15 2 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Lanarkshire 71.43% 20.00% 80.95%
Number of salaries quoted 13 2 16
Average salary £33,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,600 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in North Lanarkshire

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in North Lanarkshire

Microsoft
Salary Trend in North Lanarkshire

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in North Lanarkshire

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in North Lanarkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the North Lanarkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in North Lanarkshire

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Job Locations in North Lanarkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the North Lanarkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Vacancies
Bellshill - 5 £32,500 -
Motherwell - 2 £25,750 -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Lanarkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the North Lanarkshire 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 7 (87.50%) MS Exchange
1 7 (87.50%) Citrix
2 6 (75.00%) VMware
3 5 (62.50%) Hyper-V
4 4 (50.00%) Data Protection
4 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (50.00%) NetBackup
4 4 (50.00%) Backup Exec
4 4 (50.00%) CommVault
4 4 (50.00%) NetApp
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (50.00%) SLA
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco
4 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (50.00%) EMC
4 4 (50.00%) UNIX
4 4 (50.00%) Windows
4 4 (50.00%) Solaris
4 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (25.00%) vSphere
6 2 (25.00%) XenApp
6 2 (25.00%) XenServer
6 2 (25.00%) XenDesktop

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Top Related IT Skills in North Lanarkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the North Lanarkshire 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 7 (87.50%) MS Exchange
2 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (25.00%) DHCP
2 2 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Consultant
1 3 (37.50%) 3rd Line Support
1 3 (37.50%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Technical Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Wintel Support
3 1 (12.50%) Support Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Wintel Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Wintel Analyst
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 4 (50.00%) UNIX
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Solaris
2 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (25.00%) MCITP
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) CCA
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (12.50%) MCSA
3 1 (12.50%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Hyper-V
2 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (25.00%) vSphere
4 2 (25.00%) XenApp
4 2 (25.00%) XenServer
4 2 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) NetBackup
1 4 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 2 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Citrix
2 6 (75.00%) VMware
3 4 (50.00%) CommVault
3 4 (50.00%) NetApp
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco
3 4 (50.00%) EMC