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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 5 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 29 80 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 11.84% 28.99% 27.34%
As % of the Vendors category 30.21% 46.24% 44.63%
Number of salaries quoted 22 64 61
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £22,716
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,700 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
96 173 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 39.18% 62.68% 61.25%
Number of salaries quoted 55 142 142
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 23 September 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 43 (39.09%) MS Excel
2 36 (32.73%) .NET
3 32 (29.09%) C#
4 30 (27.27%) SQL Server
5 28 (25.45%) SQL
6 27 (24.55%) Project Management
7 24 (21.82%) MS Project
8 22 (20.00%) Windows
8 22 (20.00%) Advertising
9 20 (18.18%) MS Office
10 18 (16.36%) Business Intelligence
11 17 (15.45%) HNC
11 17 (15.45%) HND
11 17 (15.45%) Degree
12 15 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (13.64%) ASP.NET
13 14 (12.73%) Active Directory
13 14 (12.73%) SharePoint
13 14 (12.73%) Project Planning
14 13 (11.82%) Software Architecture
14 13 (11.82%) MS Exchange
14 13 (11.82%) Citrix
15 12 (10.91%) ERP
15 12 (10.91%) HTML
16 10 (9.09%) jQuery
16 10 (9.09%) VMware
16 10 (9.09%) Oracle
16 10 (9.09%) VB.NET
16 10 (9.09%) CSS
17 9 (8.18%) SAP

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 14 (12.73%) SharePoint
2 13 (11.82%) MS Exchange
3 8 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (2.73%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (2.73%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.73%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.82%) IIS
7 1 (0.91%) Apache
7 1 (0.91%) CMS
7 1 (0.91%) Lync
Applications
1 43 (39.09%) MS Excel
2 24 (21.82%) MS Project
3 20 (18.18%) MS Office
4 5 (4.55%) MS Visio
4 5 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (3.64%) InfoPath
5 4 (3.64%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 7 (6.36%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (3.64%) Maximo
3 3 (2.73%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.82%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.91%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.36%) SAN
2 4 (3.64%) LAN
2 4 (3.64%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.73%) DHCP
3 3 (2.73%) VoIP
3 3 (2.73%) DNS
3 3 (2.73%) Wireless
4 2 (1.82%) LDAP
4 2 (1.82%) WAN
4 2 (1.82%) SMTP
5 1 (0.91%) FTP
5 1 (0.91%) VPN
5 1 (0.91%) Intranet
5 1 (0.91%) Firewall
5 1 (0.91%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.91%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.91%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.36%) SQLite
3 6 (5.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (3.64%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.82%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.91%) OLAP
7 1 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.91%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.91%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.91%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (20.00%) Advertising
2 6 (5.45%) Finance
3 2 (1.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 33 (30.00%) Developer
2 13 (11.82%) Design Engineer
2 13 (11.82%) Project Engineer
3 11 (10.00%) .NET Developer
3 11 (10.00%) Consultant
4 10 (9.09%) Analyst
5 9 (8.18%) Software Developer
6 8 (7.27%) Software Engineer
6 8 (7.27%) Web Developer
7 7 (6.36%) Support Engineer
7 7 (6.36%) C# Developer
7 7 (6.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (6.36%) Microsoft Consultant
7 7 (6.36%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (5.45%) Programmer
8 6 (5.45%) Junior
9 5 (4.55%) Support Analyst
9 5 (4.55%) Lead Developer
9 5 (4.55%) Server Engineer
9 5 (4.55%) Lead Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (32.73%) .NET
2 15 (13.64%) ASP.NET
3 12 (10.91%) HTML
4 10 (9.09%) jQuery
4 10 (9.09%) CSS
5 7 (6.36%) Web Services
5 7 (6.36%) WinForms
6 5 (4.55%) XML
7 3 (2.73%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 3 (2.73%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.82%) Ajax
8 2 (1.82%) WAP
8 2 (1.82%) HTML5
8 2 (1.82%) CSS3
9 1 (0.91%) .NET Compact Framework
9 1 (0.91%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.91%) XSD
9 1 (0.91%) XSLT
9 1 (0.91%) COM
9 1 (0.91%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.45%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (3.64%) Client/Server
2 4 (3.64%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.82%) iPhone
4 2 (1.82%) iPad
4 2 (1.82%) PDA
4 2 (1.82%) Statistics
4 2 (1.82%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.91%) Clustering
5 1 (0.91%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.91%) CMDB
5 1 (0.91%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.91%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 22 (20.00%) Windows
2 7 (6.36%) Windows 7
3 4 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.73%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.82%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (24.55%) Project Management
2 18 (16.36%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (12.73%) Project Planning
5 13 (11.82%) Software Architecture
6 12 (10.91%) ERP
7 9 (8.18%) Software Engineering
8 8 (7.27%) Business Analysis
8 8 (7.27%) Web Development
8 8 (7.27%) MVC
8 8 (7.27%) Mentoring
9 7 (6.36%) ITIL
10 6 (5.45%) SOA
11 5 (4.55%) Line Management
12 4 (3.64%) OOP
12 4 (3.64%) OO
12 4 (3.64%) Service Delivery
12 4 (3.64%) Stakeholder Management
13 3 (2.73%) Business Continuity
13 3 (2.73%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 32 (29.09%) C#
2 28 (25.45%) SQL
3 10 (9.09%) VB.NET
4 9 (8.18%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.64%) Java
6 3 (2.73%) X++
7 2 (1.82%) C
7 2 (1.82%) VB
8 1 (0.91%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.91%) C++
8 1 (0.91%) R
8 1 (0.91%) XAML
Qualifications
1 17 (15.45%) HNC
1 17 (15.45%) HND
1 17 (15.45%) Degree
2 7 (6.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.64%) MCSE
3 4 (3.64%) MCITP
4 1 (0.91%) MCP
4 1 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Certified Architect
4 1 (0.91%) MCDBA
4 1 (0.91%) A+ Certification
4 1 (0.91%) PMP
4 1 (0.91%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.55%) QA
2 4 (3.64%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (12.73%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.64%) XenApp
3 4 (3.64%) XenServer
4 1 (0.91%) vSphere
4 1 (0.91%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.91%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.91%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (5.45%) SCCM
2 4 (3.64%) SCOM
3 2 (1.82%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.91%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 13 (11.82%) Citrix
2 10 (9.09%) Oracle
2 10 (9.09%) VMware
3 9 (8.18%) SAP
4 7 (6.36%) Adobe
5 6 (5.45%) Cisco
5 6 (5.45%) Dell
6 5 (4.55%) HP
7 4 (3.64%) Sage
8 2 (1.82%) Apple
8 2 (1.82%) EMC
9 1 (0.91%) CommVault
9 1 (0.91%) NetApp
9 1 (0.91%) Compaq
9 1 (0.91%) Symantec
9 1 (0.91%) Brocade
9 1 (0.91%) 3PAR
9 1 (0.91%) ServiceNow
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