The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the South Lanarkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 18 April 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 South Lanarkshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Lanarkshire 20.00% 100.00% 45.00%
As % of the Vendors category 25.00% 100.00% 64.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 7
Average salary £40,000 £28,250 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.59% +2.72%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Vendors Category
South Lanarkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4 3 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Lanarkshire 80.00% 100.00% 70.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 9
Average salary £42,500 £28,250 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.44% +2.72%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
Scotland

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in South Lanarkshire

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in South Lanarkshire

Microsoft
Salary Trend in South Lanarkshire

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in South Lanarkshire

Microsoft
Top 27 Related IT Skills in South Lanarkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the South 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 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) CCIE
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) TOGAF
2 2 (66.67%) JNCIE
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Management
3 1 (33.33%) Lync
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) NAS
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) CommVault
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) Windows

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in South Lanarkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the South 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 (33.33%) Lync
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) NAS
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Security Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Network Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Wintel Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) TOGAF
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCIE
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) JNCIE
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) CommVault
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix