The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 2 - 2
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Scottish Borders 50.00% - 42.86%
As % of the Vendors category 100.00% - 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 3
Average salary £20,500 - £28,000
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 Scottish Borders region.

Vendors Category
Scottish Borders
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Scottish Borders 50.00% - 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 3
Average salary £20,500 - £28,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Job Locations in the Scottish Borders

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Scottish Borders region over the 3 months to 29 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
Galashiels - 1 £20,500 - 1
Microsoft
Scotland

Microsoft
Top 8 Related IT Skills in the Scottish Borders

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (33.33%) HND
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) SQL

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in the Scottish Borders by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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.

Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (33.33%) Junior
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support
2 1 (33.33%) Junior IT Support
2 1 (33.33%) Junior Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) HND
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
Galashiels
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £16000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago