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 28 January 2015 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 17 6 12
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 10 10 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 8.70% 15.38% 16.53%
As % of the Vendors category 18.52% 33.33% 37.04%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 20
Average salary £51,000 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £37,500 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £55,000 £47,600
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 Stirling region.

Vendors Category
Stirling
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
54 30 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 46.96% 46.15% 44.63%
Number of salaries quoted 27 13 49
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +43.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £37,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,675 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.68% -

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 28 January 2015, 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 21 (87.50%) Windows
2 19 (79.17%) Finance
3 14 (58.33%) Active Directory
4 10 (41.67%) DNS
4 10 (41.67%) MS Exchange
4 10 (41.67%) UNIX
5 8 (33.33%) AIX
5 8 (33.33%) Solaris
5 8 (33.33%) Linux
5 8 (33.33%) Mac OS X
5 8 (33.33%) Apple iOS
6 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
6 7 (29.17%) VMware
7 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (25.00%) Blackberry
7 6 (25.00%) Lync
7 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (25.00%) PKI
8 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (20.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (20.83%) Lotus
8 5 (20.83%) Cisco
8 5 (20.83%) Lotus Domino
8 5 (20.83%) ITIL
8 5 (20.83%) Migration
9 4 (16.67%) H.323
9 4 (16.67%) Service Management
9 4 (16.67%) Financial Institution

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 10 (41.67%) MS Exchange
2 6 (25.00%) Lync
3 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (20.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (20.83%) Lotus Domino
4 4 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (41.67%) DNS
2 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (16.67%) VPN
3 4 (16.67%) VoIP
3 4 (16.67%) H.323
3 4 (16.67%) DHCP
3 4 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (12.50%) Firewall
5 1 (4.17%) SMTP
General
1 19 (79.17%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (16.67%) Analyst
1 4 (16.67%) Security Analyst
1 4 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
1 4 (16.67%) ICT Manager
2 3 (12.50%) Security Manager
2 3 (12.50%) Operations Manager
2 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Security Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Messaging Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Security Operations Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Governance Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Architect
4 1 (4.17%) IT Operations Manager
4 1 (4.17%) IT Support
4 1 (4.17%) Risk Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Services Manager
4 1 (4.17%) IT Services Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) IT Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 6 (25.00%) PKI
2 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 4 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (8.33%) iPhone
4 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.17%) AS400
4 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (87.50%) Windows
2 10 (41.67%) UNIX
3 8 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 8 (33.33%) AIX
3 8 (33.33%) Solaris
3 8 (33.33%) Linux
3 8 (33.33%) Mac OS X
4 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
7 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) ITIL
1 5 (20.83%) Migration
2 4 (16.67%) Project Management
2 4 (16.67%) Service Management
2 4 (16.67%) Use Case
2 4 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 3 (12.50%) Validation
4 2 (8.33%) Email Management
5 1 (4.17%) Test Planning
5 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.17%) People Management
5 1 (4.17%) Project Planning
5 1 (4.17%) Operations Management
5 1 (4.17%) Test Management
5 1 (4.17%) Manual Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Test Strategy
5 1 (4.17%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Automation Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (8.33%) MCSE
2 1 (4.17%) MCSA
2 1 (4.17%) ISEB
2 1 (4.17%) MCP
2 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.17%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) COBIT
2 1 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (16.67%) vSphere
4 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
5 1 (4.17%) RACF
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) SCOM
2 2 (8.33%) SCCM
2 2 (8.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) VMware
2 5 (20.83%) Lotus
2 5 (20.83%) Cisco
3 3 (12.50%) IronPort
4 2 (8.33%) Symantec
5 1 (4.17%) Meraki
5 1 (4.17%) IBM
5 1 (4.17%) HP
5 1 (4.17%) Citrix
5 1 (4.17%) Unisys
Falkirk, Stirlingshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + plus bonus, pension, health, flexitime
Posted: 5 days ago