The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank - 2 4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 0 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Lanarkshire - 40.00% 18.18%
As % of the Vendors category - 50.00% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Average salary - £70,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +55.55%
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 South Lanarkshire region.

Vendors Category
South Lanarkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
5 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Lanarkshire 71.43% 80.00% 36.36%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 4
Average salary £27,500 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 28 Related IT Skills in South Lanarkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (100.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) OCP
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (50.00%) PMP
2 1 (50.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) Remedy
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (50.00%) JNCIE
2 1 (50.00%) MCTS
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Management

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in South Lanarkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Network Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Wintel Architect
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (50.00%) PMP
2 1 (50.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (50.00%) JNCIE
2 1 (50.00%) MCTS
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) OCP
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper
1 1 (50.00%) Symantec
1 1 (50.00%) Remedy
1 1 (50.00%) VMware