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 3 months to 28 June 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 / Scottish Borders
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 1 -
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Scottish Borders - 50.00% -
As % of the Vendors category - 100.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Median salary - £32,500 -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  

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 the Scottish Borders.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Scottish Borders
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the Scottish Borders 50.00% 50.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Median salary £34,000 £32,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.61% -  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

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 28 June 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 Scottish Borders region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (33.33%) ETL Development
3 1 (33.33%) Power BI
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence

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 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) Power BI
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) ETL
1 1 (33.33%) ETL Development
1 1 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) SQL