The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Renfrewshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 5 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 7 3 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 43.75% 23.08% 36.84%
As % of the Vendors category 87.50% 27.27% 45.65%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 6
Average salary £42,500 £31,500 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.92% -39.42%
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 Renfrewshire region.

Vendors Category
Renfrewshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
8 11 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 50.00% 84.62% 80.70%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 14
Average salary £42,500 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Renfrewshire

Microsoft
Job Locations in Renfrewshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Paisley - 6 £42,500 -
Microsoft
Scotland

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Renfrewshire 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 8 (80.00%) .NET
1 8 (80.00%) Degree
2 7 (70.00%) SharePoint
2 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET
2 7 (70.00%) C#
2 7 (70.00%) MS Excel
3 6 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (60.00%) Intranet
4 5 (50.00%) MCP
4 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 5 (50.00%) Visualisation
5 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (20.00%) Windows
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
6 1 (10.00%) jQuery
6 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
6 1 (10.00%) Documentum
6 1 (10.00%) QA
6 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (10.00%) VBScript
6 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
6 1 (10.00%) LAN
6 1 (10.00%) WAN
6 1 (10.00%) SAN
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Renfrewshire 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 (70.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (10.00%) Documentum
Applications
1 7 (70.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (10.00%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) Intranet
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
2 1 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) SharePoint Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Senior SharePoint Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Support
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) .NET
2 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (10.00%) jQuery
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 5 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Content Management
3 1 (10.00%) Document Management
3 1 (10.00%) Web Development
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) MVC
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (10.00%) VBScript
3 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) Degree
2 5 (50.00%) MCP
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco
1 1 (10.00%) JD Edwards
1 1 (10.00%) VMware