Period
to 18 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Argyll and Bute with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Microsoft
Scotland > Argyll and Bute
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Argyll and Bute 33.33% 100.00% 71.43%
As % of the Vendors category 100.00% 100.00% 71.43%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 5
Argyll and Bute median annual salary - £30,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.67% +11.11%
Scotland median annual salary £40,900 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.25% +6.67% -2.60%

Microsoft is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Argyll and Bute.

All Vendors
Argyll and Bute
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Argyll and Bute 33.33% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 7
Argyll and Bute median annual salary - £30,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.67% +1.10%
Scotland median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Argyll and Bute

Job postings citing Microsoft as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Argyll and Bute.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Argyll and Bute

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Argyll and Bute

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft in Argyll and Bute.

Salary trend for Microsoft in Argyll and Bute

Microsoft
Job Locations in Argyll and Bute

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Argyll and Bute region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Helensburgh - 1 - -
Microsoft
Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Argyll and Bute region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Argyll and Bute by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) VMware