The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Stirling region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 14 19 6
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -13
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 3 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 4.84% 6.72% 15.63%
As % of the Vendors category 12.00% 14.81% 34.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 8
Average salary £32,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.00% -4.76%
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
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 Stirling region.

Vendors Category
Stirling
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25 54 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 40.32% 45.38% 45.31%
Number of salaries quoted 20 24 12
Average salary £79,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+58.00% -4.76%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Stirling

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Stirling

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Stirling 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 (40.00%) ITSM
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
1 2 (40.00%) AppSense
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) SOAP
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) HP
1 2 (40.00%) Dell
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix
1 2 (40.00%) Apple
1 2 (40.00%) Thin Client
1 2 (40.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (40.00%) WPF
1 2 (40.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (40.00%) Android
1 2 (40.00%) TeamCity
1 2 (40.00%) XenApp
1 2 (40.00%) XenDesktop
1 2 (40.00%) vSphere
1 2 (40.00%) MVVM
1 2 (40.00%) Moq
1 2 (40.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
1 2 (40.00%) Mobile Computing
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
1 2 (40.00%) NUnit

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Stirling 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 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Moq
1 2 (40.00%) NUnit
1 2 (40.00%) Subversion
1 2 (40.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# WPF Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (40.00%) WPF Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
1 2 (40.00%) SOAP
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
1 2 (40.00%) WPF
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (40.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (40.00%) Mobile Computing
1 2 (40.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Android
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (40.00%) ITSM
1 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
1 2 (40.00%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (40.00%) vSphere
1 2 (40.00%) XenApp
1 2 (40.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Apple
1 2 (40.00%) AppSense
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix
1 2 (40.00%) Dell
1 2 (40.00%) HP
1 2 (40.00%) VMware