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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 20 11 13
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 7 1 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 4.64% 3.45% 18.18%
As % of the Vendors category 8.86% 6.67% 31.75%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 17
Average salary £67,000 - £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 - £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,100 - £46,300
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
79 15 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 52.32% 51.72% 57.27%
Number of salaries quoted 43 5 58
Average salary £47,500 £48,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.04% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £40,000 £31,389
10% offered a salary of more than £74,550 £55,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 22 August 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Stirling

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
3 6 (46.15%) Finance
4 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
4 5 (38.46%) Cisco
4 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
5 4 (30.77%) UNIX
5 4 (30.77%) VMware
5 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (23.08%) Apple iOS
6 3 (23.08%) Lync
6 3 (23.08%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
6 3 (23.08%) Migration
6 3 (23.08%) Firewall
6 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
6 3 (23.08%) IronPort
6 3 (23.08%) SCOM
6 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
6 3 (23.08%) AIX
6 3 (23.08%) Solaris
6 3 (23.08%) Linux
6 3 (23.08%) Lotus Domino
6 3 (23.08%) Symantec
6 3 (23.08%) Blackberry
6 3 (23.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (23.08%) Lotus
6 3 (23.08%) Mac OS X

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 3 (23.08%) Lync
2 3 (23.08%) Lotus Domino
2 3 (23.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Firewall
2 2 (15.38%) DNS
3 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (7.69%) VoIP
3 1 (7.69%) DHCP
3 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.69%) VPN
3 1 (7.69%) H.323
3 1 (7.69%) SAN
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (15.38%) Analyst
1 2 (15.38%) Operations Analyst
1 2 (15.38%) Technical Specialist
1 2 (15.38%) Security Manager
1 2 (15.38%) Operations Manager
1 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
1 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (15.38%) Security Operations Manager
1 2 (15.38%) Operations Support Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) IT Support
2 1 (7.69%) Governance Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Service Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Administrator
2 1 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Technical Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Messaging Specialist
2 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Risk Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
2 3 (23.08%) Blackberry
3 2 (15.38%) iPhone
4 1 (7.69%) AS400
4 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 1 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (30.77%) UNIX
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (23.08%) Apple iOS
4 3 (23.08%) AIX
4 3 (23.08%) Solaris
4 3 (23.08%) Linux
4 3 (23.08%) Mac OS X
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Migration
1 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
2 2 (15.38%) Performance Management
2 2 (15.38%) Release Management
2 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
2 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (15.38%) Validation
2 2 (15.38%) Email Management
3 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.69%) Security Management
3 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
3 1 (7.69%) CRM
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) MCSE
1 1 (7.69%) MCSA
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) COBIT
2 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
4 1 (7.69%) vSphere
4 1 (7.69%) RACF
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 3 (23.08%) SCOM
2 2 (15.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Cisco
2 4 (30.77%) VMware
3 3 (23.08%) IronPort
3 3 (23.08%) Symantec
3 3 (23.08%) Lotus
4 1 (7.69%) Meraki
4 1 (7.69%) Unisys
4 1 (7.69%) IBM
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix
Stirling
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago