The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 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.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 5 10 1
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 6 9 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 18.75% 9.68% 23.50%
As % of the Vendors category 35.29% 31.03% 56.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 44
Median salary £43,750 £40,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.02% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £33,500 £23,650
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Microsoft
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Vendors Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
17 29 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 53.13% 31.18% 41.83%
Number of salaries quoted 13 22 102
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £32,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,300 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

The demand trend of job ads across the Aberdeen region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Aberdeen region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Aberdeen

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, 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 Aberdeen region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 11 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 10 (90.91%) SQL Server
3 7 (63.64%) ERP
3 7 (63.64%) Degree
4 6 (54.55%) Oracle
5 5 (45.45%) SQL
6 4 (36.36%) MS Office
6 4 (36.36%) SAP
6 4 (36.36%) Cognos
6 4 (36.36%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (36.36%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (36.36%) Finance
6 4 (36.36%) Migration
6 4 (36.36%) Essbase
6 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (36.36%) Hyperion
6 4 (36.36%) System Testing
6 4 (36.36%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (36.36%) Data Migration
6 4 (36.36%) HFM
6 4 (36.36%) Cognos TM1
6 4 (36.36%) Business Analysis
6 4 (36.36%) Hyperion Planning
6 4 (36.36%) SAP BPC
6 4 (36.36%) User Stories
6 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database
6 4 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (36.36%) Hyperion Smart View
6 4 (36.36%) Anaplan
6 4 (36.36%) Presales

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen 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:

Applications
1 11 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (36.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Cognos TM1
1 4 (36.36%) HFM
1 4 (36.36%) Hyperion Planning
1 4 (36.36%) SAP BPC
2 3 (27.27%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (90.91%) SQL Server
2 4 (36.36%) Essbase
2 4 (36.36%) Hyperion Smart View
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle BI EE
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (18.18%) MySQL
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Advertising
2 3 (27.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Consultant
2 4 (36.36%) Hyperion Consultant
3 3 (27.27%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Developer
5 1 (9.09%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
1 3 (27.27%) Ajax
1 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
1 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
1 3 (27.27%) CSS
1 3 (27.27%) HTML
1 3 (27.27%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) ERP
2 4 (36.36%) Business Analysis
2 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (36.36%) Data Migration
2 4 (36.36%) Migration
2 4 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (36.36%) Presales
2 4 (36.36%) System Testing
2 4 (36.36%) User Stories
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) OO
3 3 (27.27%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) Mobile Development
5 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
5 1 (9.09%) Refactoring
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) C#
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 3 (27.27%) VB.NET
3 1 (9.09%) C
3 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) HNC
2 1 (9.09%) HND
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle
2 4 (36.36%) Anaplan
2 4 (36.36%) Cognos
2 4 (36.36%) Hyperion
2 4 (36.36%) SAP
3 3 (27.27%) Xamarin