The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Scottish Borders region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 22 July 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 Scottish Borders 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank - 1 7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 0 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Scottish Borders - 66.67% 15.38%
As % of the Vendors category - 100.00% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 2
Average salary - £27,625 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.91%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Vendors Category
Scottish Borders
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
0 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Scottish Borders - 66.67% 30.77%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 4
Average salary - £27,625 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -18.14%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
Scotland

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in the Scottish Borders

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in the Scottish Borders

Microsoft
Salary Trend in the Scottish Borders

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in the Scottish Borders

Microsoft
Top 6 Related IT Skills in the Scottish Borders

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Scottish Borders 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%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM

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Top Related IT Skills in the Scottish Borders by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Scottish Borders 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
General
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
1 1 (100.00%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL