Period
to 15 August 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Scottish Borders 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 15 August 2018 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 > Scottish Borders
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 - 2
Rank change year-on-year - +2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Scottish Borders 7.14% - 28.57%
As % of the Vendors category 20.00% - 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Scottish Borders median annual salary £40,000 - £35,000
10th Percentile £37,500 - £29,250
90th Percentile £42,500 - £40,750
Scotland median annual salary £41,750 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.38% - +6.67%

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 the Scottish Borders.

All Vendors
Scottish Borders
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 5 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Scottish Borders 35.71% 20.00% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 3
Scottish Borders median annual salary £33,750 £34,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.74% +4.62% +8.33%
10th Percentile £27,375 £33,000 £27,750
90th Percentile £41,125 £35,000 £40,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in the Scottish Borders

Job postings citing Microsoft as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Scottish Borders.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in the Scottish Borders

Microsoft
Salary Trend in the Scottish Borders

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

Salary trend for Microsoft in the Scottish Borders

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Scottish Borders region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Scottish Borders 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%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) VMware