The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank - 2 4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 0 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Lanarkshire - 31.25% 16.67%
As % of the Vendors category - 45.45% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 2
Average salary - £31,250 £54,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -42.92%
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 North Lanarkshire region.

Vendors Category
North Lanarkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
7 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Lanarkshire 36.84% 68.75% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 3
Average salary £40,364 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.63% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £30,000 £27,650
10% offered a salary of more than £44,700 £70,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Lanarkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (40.00%) XenApp
2 2 (40.00%) vSphere
2 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (20.00%) MVVM
3 1 (20.00%) NCDA
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (20.00%) WCF
3 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in North Lanarkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Web Applications Developer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (20.00%) WCF
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) XSLT
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Solaris
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (40.00%) MVC
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) MVVM
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) NCDA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) XenApp
1 2 (40.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) CommVault
2 1 (20.00%) NetApp
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Sun
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) EMC