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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 12 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-11 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 9 84 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 11.11% 22.89% 28.90%
As % of the Vendors category 36.00% 56.38% 44.44%
Number of salaries quoted 5 47 74
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,200 £25,000 £31,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £51,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
25 149 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 30.86% 40.60% 65.03%
Number of salaries quoted 17 104 172
Average salary £41,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.12% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £27,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Aberdeen region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft.

1 9 (47.37%) MS Excel
2 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
3 6 (31.58%) .NET
3 6 (31.58%) HTML
4 5 (26.32%) C#
4 5 (26.32%) CSS
4 5 (26.32%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (21.05%) Finance
5 4 (21.05%) MS Office
5 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
5 4 (21.05%) SQL
5 4 (21.05%) ERP
5 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
6 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
6 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
6 3 (15.79%) Oracle
6 3 (15.79%) SAP
6 3 (15.79%) ITIL
6 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
6 3 (15.79%) Advertising
6 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (15.79%) jQuery
6 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
6 3 (15.79%) Degree
7 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
7 2 (10.53%) WCF
7 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (10.53%) Entity Framework
7 2 (10.53%) WinForms

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.26%) IIS
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.26%) Lync
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (47.37%) MS Excel
2 4 (21.05%) MS Office
3 2 (10.53%) MS Project
3 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
4 1 (5.26%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) LAN
1 2 (10.53%) WAN
2 1 (5.26%) SAN
2 1 (5.26%) DHCP
2 1 (5.26%) Ethernet
2 1 (5.26%) DNS
2 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.26%) OLAP
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
2 3 (15.79%) Advertising
3 1 (5.26%) Legal
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Software Developer
3 3 (15.79%) .NET Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Dynamics AX Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (10.53%) .NET Software Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (10.53%) C# Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Analyst Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Business Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Business Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) .NET
1 6 (31.58%) HTML
2 5 (26.32%) CSS
3 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
4 3 (15.79%) jQuery
4 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
5 2 (10.53%) WCF
5 2 (10.53%) Entity Framework
5 2 (10.53%) WinForms
6 1 (5.26%) Ajax
6 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (5.26%) HTML5
6 1 (5.26%) CSS3
6 1 (5.26%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 1 (5.26%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
1 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.26%) Clustering
1 1 (5.26%) Data Integration
1 1 (5.26%) iPhone
1 1 (5.26%) User Experience
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.26%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Windows 2000
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.26%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) ERP
1 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (15.79%) ITIL
2 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
3 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
3 2 (10.53%) MVC
3 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
3 2 (10.53%) Project Management
3 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
4 1 (5.26%) CRM
4 1 (5.26%) Change Management
4 1 (5.26%) Scrum
4 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.26%) Data Management
4 1 (5.26%) Data Architecture
4 1 (5.26%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (5.26%) Data Privacy
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) C#
2 4 (21.05%) SQL
3 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.26%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) XenApp
2 1 (5.26%) XenDesktop
2 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle
1 3 (15.79%) SAP
2 2 (10.53%) Sage
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco
3 1 (5.26%) HP
3 1 (5.26%) Citrix
3 1 (5.26%) NetApp
3 1 (5.26%) VMware
3 1 (5.26%) ServiceNow
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Entrust People Ltd
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 2 hours ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 6 days ago
Aberdeen
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago