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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 27 - 13
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 10 0 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 5.13% - 14.29%
As % of the Vendors category 11.63% - 32.61%
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 13
Average salary £70,250 - £36,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 - £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,250 - £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
86 9 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 44.10% 31.03% 43.81%
Number of salaries quoted 48 4 44
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £18,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £50,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +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
Salary Histogram in Stirling

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Stirling region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Stirling

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 8 (57.14%) Finance
4 6 (42.86%) UNIX
5 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (28.57%) Cisco
6 4 (28.57%) AIX
6 4 (28.57%) Solaris
6 4 (28.57%) Linux
6 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
6 4 (28.57%) VMware
6 4 (28.57%) Mac OS X
6 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
6 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (28.57%) Apple iOS
7 3 (21.43%) Lync
7 3 (21.43%) SCOM
7 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
7 3 (21.43%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 3 (21.43%) Validation
7 3 (21.43%) Migration
7 3 (21.43%) Firewall
7 3 (21.43%) Incident Management
7 3 (21.43%) COBIT
7 3 (21.43%) Lotus Domino
7 3 (21.43%) DNS
7 3 (21.43%) Lotus
7 3 (21.43%) Symantec
7 3 (21.43%) Blackberry

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 3 (21.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (21.43%) Lync
2 3 (21.43%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (7.14%) IIS
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) DNS
1 3 (21.43%) Firewall
2 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.14%) VPN
3 1 (7.14%) VoIP
3 1 (7.14%) DHCP
3 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (7.14%) H.323
General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (21.43%) Security Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Security Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Operations Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Operations Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
2 2 (14.29%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Operations Support Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Security Operations Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Governance Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) IT Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Security Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 3 (21.43%) Blackberry
3 2 (14.29%) iPhone
3 2 (14.29%) PKI
4 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 1 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (7.14%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) UNIX
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (28.57%) Apple iOS
4 4 (28.57%) AIX
4 4 (28.57%) Solaris
4 4 (28.57%) Linux
4 4 (28.57%) Mac OS X
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Validation
1 3 (21.43%) Migration
1 3 (21.43%) Incident Management
2 2 (14.29%) Release Management
2 2 (14.29%) Performance Management
2 2 (14.29%) Email Management
2 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.14%) Security Management
3 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
3 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.14%) CRM
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) People Management
3 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) MCSE
1 1 (7.14%) MCSA
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) COBIT
2 1 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 1 (7.14%) vSphere
4 1 (7.14%) RACF
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) SCOM
1 3 (21.43%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco
1 4 (28.57%) VMware
2 3 (21.43%) Lotus
2 3 (21.43%) Symantec
3 2 (14.29%) IronPort
4 1 (7.14%) Meraki
4 1 (7.14%) Unisys
4 1 (7.14%) IBM
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix
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