The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in North Lanarkshire 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 3 months to 28 March 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 / North Lanarkshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 6 -
Rank change year-on-year +5 -  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 4 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in North Lanarkshire 50.00% 5.56% -
As % of the Vendors category 66.67% 12.50% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Median salary £38,000 £32,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.92% -  
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.33% -  

Microsoft is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in North Lanarkshire.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
North Lanarkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 6 8 7
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in North Lanarkshire 75.00% 44.44% 36.84%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 7
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £40,364
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -19.48%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in North Lanarkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in North Lanarkshire citing Microsoft as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in North Lanarkshire

Microsoft
Salary Trend in North Lanarkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft in North Lanarkshire.

Salary trend for Microsoft in North Lanarkshire

Microsoft
Job Locations in North Lanarkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the North Lanarkshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bellshill - 4 £38,000 -
Microsoft
Scotland

Microsoft
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in North Lanarkshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 North Lanarkshire region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) MCSA
4 1 (20.00%) ERP
4 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) VPN
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (20.00%) SAN
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Symantec
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (20.00%) VLAN
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Operations Management
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Computer Science

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in North Lanarkshire 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 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) LAN
1 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) VLAN
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Escalation Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (20.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (20.00%) IT Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Lead Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Lead Enterprise Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Support Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Technical Support
1 1 (20.00%) Technical Support Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) ERP
1 1 (20.00%) High Availability
1 1 (20.00%) IT Strategy
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) Operations Management
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (20.00%) Software Deployment
1 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) MCSA
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Symantec