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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 4 6 1
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 10 41 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 17.54% 15.19% 28.97%
As % of the Vendors category 40.00% 42.27% 42.47%
Number of salaries quoted 5 32 70
Average salary £33,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £27,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,400 £52,500 £50,250
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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 97 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 43.86% 35.93% 68.22%
Number of salaries quoted 17 68 170
Average salary £38,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.44% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 28 July 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 10 (52.63%) MS Excel
2 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
3 6 (31.58%) SQL
3 6 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (31.58%) Degree
4 5 (26.32%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (26.32%) Finance
4 5 (26.32%) Windows
5 4 (21.05%) .NET
5 4 (21.05%) Oracle
5 4 (21.05%) HTML
5 4 (21.05%) ERP
5 4 (21.05%) ITIL
6 3 (15.79%) Advertising
6 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (15.79%) Incident Management
6 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (15.79%) Cisco
6 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
6 3 (15.79%) Data Modelling
6 3 (15.79%) OLAP
6 3 (15.79%) SAP
6 3 (15.79%) C#
6 3 (15.79%) CSS
6 3 (15.79%) Project Management
6 3 (15.79%) VMware
7 2 (10.53%) NetApp
7 2 (10.53%) Change Management
7 2 (10.53%) Citrix
7 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.26%) Lync
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (52.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) InfoPath
2 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.26%) MS Project
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
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 1 (5.26%) LAN
1 1 (5.26%) WAN
1 1 (5.26%) DHCP
1 1 (5.26%) Ethernet
1 1 (5.26%) DNS
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
1 1 (5.26%) SAN
1 1 (5.26%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (15.79%) OLAP
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Advertising
3 1 (5.26%) Legal
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Business Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Analyst Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Business Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Software Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Dynamics AX Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Data Centre Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (5.26%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Report Developer
5 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (5.26%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (5.26%) IT Support
5 1 (5.26%) Service Improvement Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) .NET
1 4 (21.05%) HTML
2 3 (15.79%) CSS
3 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
3 2 (10.53%) jQuery
3 2 (10.53%) MDX
4 1 (5.26%) Ajax
4 1 (5.26%) Software Packaging
4 1 (5.26%) WCF
4 1 (5.26%) Application Packaging
4 1 (5.26%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.26%) HTML5
4 1 (5.26%) Entity Framework
4 1 (5.26%) CSS3
4 1 (5.26%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) iPhone
2 1 (5.26%) CMDB
2 1 (5.26%) User Experience
2 1 (5.26%) Data Integration
2 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.26%) Ubuntu
4 1 (5.26%) Debian
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Vista
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.26%) Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 2000
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (21.05%) ERP
2 4 (21.05%) ITIL
3 3 (15.79%) Incident Management
3 3 (15.79%) Data Modelling
3 3 (15.79%) Project Management
4 2 (10.53%) Change Management
4 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
4 2 (10.53%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (10.53%) Asset Management
4 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Data Architecture
5 1 (5.26%) Data Management
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.26%) Operations Management
5 1 (5.26%) Software Distribution
5 1 (5.26%) DevOps
5 1 (5.26%) Data Privacy
5 1 (5.26%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) C#
3 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.53%) CCNA
3 1 (5.26%) MCTS
3 1 (5.26%) CCNP
3 1 (5.26%) Postgraduate
3 1 (5.26%) MCSE
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) XenApp
2 1 (5.26%) XenDesktop
2 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle
2 3 (15.79%) Cisco
2 3 (15.79%) SAP
2 3 (15.79%) VMware
3 2 (10.53%) NetApp
3 2 (10.53%) Citrix
3 2 (10.53%) Sage
4 1 (5.26%) ServiceNow
4 1 (5.26%) HP
4 1 (5.26%) Dell
4 1 (5.26%) EMC
4 1 (5.26%) CommVault
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
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