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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank - 5 9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 0 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Renfrewshire - 19.05% 21.43%
As % of the Vendors category - 22.22% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 5
Average salary - £31,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -21.25%
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
10 18 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 58.82% 85.71% 92.86%
Number of salaries quoted 3 15 8
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,675 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.68% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 (88.89%) .NET
1 8 (88.89%) Degree
2 7 (77.78%) C#
2 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET
2 7 (77.78%) SharePoint
3 6 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 6 (66.67%) Intranet
4 5 (55.56%) MCP
4 5 (55.56%) Computer Science
4 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (55.56%) Visualisation
4 5 (55.56%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
5 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 1 (11.11%) Cisco
6 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (11.11%) SAN
6 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
6 1 (11.11%) MVC
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (11.11%) VMware
6 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
6 1 (11.11%) VBScript
6 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
6 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle
6 1 (11.11%) ITIL

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 (77.78%) SharePoint
2 5 (55.56%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
3 1 (11.11%) Documentum
Applications
1 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) Intranet
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
2 1 (11.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) SharePoint Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Senior SharePoint Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Senior Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Support
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) .NET
2 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
4 1 (11.11%) jQuery
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Computer Science
1 5 (55.56%) Visualisation
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Content Management
3 1 (11.11%) Document Management
3 1 (11.11%) Web Development
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) MVC
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
3 1 (11.11%) VBScript
3 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) Degree
2 5 (55.56%) MCP
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco
1 1 (11.11%) VMware