Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 2 3
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 3 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Scottish Borders 16.67% 33.33% 25.00%
As % of the Vendors category 33.33% 50.00% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 2
Scottish Borders median annual salary £30,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% - +16.67%
10th Percentile £21,800 £32,500 £29,250
90th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £40,750
Scotland median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,835
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.00% +3.56%

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 9 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Scottish Borders 50.00% 66.67% 62.50%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 3
Scottish Borders median annual salary £28,500 £34,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.39% +6.15% +8.33%
10th Percentile £22,550 £32,550 £27,750
90th Percentile £37,600 £37,250 £40,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in the Scottish Borders

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in the Scottish Borders over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in the Scottish Borders

Microsoft
Job Locations in the Scottish Borders

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Scottish Borders region over the 6 months to 21 October 2018. 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
Selkirk - 1 £30,000 -
Microsoft
Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Copywriting
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012

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 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) IT Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) IT Support
1 1 (33.33%) IT Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing Communications Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Copywriting
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) VMware