The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Aberdeen region.

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

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 1 1 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 80 105 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 21.56% 32.01% 17.20%
As % of the Vendors category 42.33% 51.22% 29.67%
Number of salaries quoted 39 85 62
Average salary £37,500 £37,692 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.50% +14.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £30,600 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,800 £52,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Vendors Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
189 205 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 50.94% 62.50% 57.96%
Number of salaries quoted 117 163 199
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £80,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
Scotland

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 16 April 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 31 (28.18%) SQL Server
2 30 (27.27%) Project Management
3 28 (25.45%) SQL
4 27 (24.55%) .NET
5 25 (22.73%) HNC
5 25 (22.73%) HND
6 23 (20.91%) MS Excel
6 23 (20.91%) Business Intelligence
6 23 (20.91%) MS Project
6 23 (20.91%) MS Office
7 21 (19.09%) C#
8 20 (18.18%) HTML
8 20 (18.18%) JavaScript
9 19 (17.27%) CSS
10 17 (15.45%) Oracle
11 16 (14.55%) SharePoint
11 16 (14.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 15 (13.64%) Windows
13 13 (11.82%) ASP.NET
14 12 (10.91%) Degree
14 12 (10.91%) Team Foundation Server
15 10 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 10 (9.09%) Subversion
15 10 (9.09%) VB.NET
15 10 (9.09%) Active Directory
16 9 (8.18%) ERP
16 9 (8.18%) Agile Software Development
16 9 (8.18%) Continuous Improvement
17 8 (7.27%) Advertising
17 8 (7.27%) Project Planning

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 16 (14.55%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.36%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.73%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (2.73%) IIS
5 1 (0.91%) Apache
5 1 (0.91%) Lync
5 1 (0.91%) Documentum
5 1 (0.91%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.91%) CMS
5 1 (0.91%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (0.91%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 23 (20.91%) MS Project
1 23 (20.91%) MS Office
1 23 (20.91%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.64%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.73%) Acrobat
4 2 (1.82%) AutoCAD
4 2 (1.82%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.91%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.91%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (6.36%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.91%) Agresso
3 1 (0.91%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.82%) Office 365
2 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.55%) SAN
2 3 (2.73%) VSAT
3 2 (1.82%) DNS
3 2 (1.82%) Structured Cabling
3 2 (1.82%) Firewall
3 2 (1.82%) LAN
3 2 (1.82%) PBX
3 2 (1.82%) VoIP
4 1 (0.91%) WAN
4 1 (0.91%) SMTP
4 1 (0.91%) DHCP
4 1 (0.91%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.91%) VPN
4 1 (0.91%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.91%) Intranet
4 1 (0.91%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (28.18%) SQL Server
2 16 (14.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (7.27%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (6.36%) DB2
5 7 (6.36%) OLAP
5 7 (6.36%) Oracle OLAP
5 7 (6.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (3.64%) SQLite
6 4 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.82%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.82%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.82%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.91%) EDMS
8 1 (0.91%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (10.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (9.09%) Subversion
3 7 (6.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 5 (4.55%) NUnit
4 5 (4.55%) MSTest
5 4 (3.64%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.91%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (7.27%) Advertising
2 2 (1.82%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.82%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.91%) Finance
3 1 (0.91%) Aerospace
3 1 (0.91%) Billing
3 1 (0.91%) Marketing
3 1 (0.91%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 29 (26.36%) Developer
2 23 (20.91%) Analyst
3 16 (14.55%) Design Engineer
4 14 (12.73%) Project Engineer
5 12 (10.91%) .NET Developer
6 8 (7.27%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 7 (6.36%) Web Developer
7 7 (6.36%) Junior
8 5 (4.55%) Business Analyst
8 5 (4.55%) Software Developer
8 5 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (3.64%) Systems Analyst
9 4 (3.64%) Server Engineer
10 3 (2.73%) SQL Developer
10 3 (2.73%) Contracts Manager
10 3 (2.73%) SharePoint Administrator
10 3 (2.73%) Architect
10 3 (2.73%) Administrator
10 3 (2.73%) Designer
10 3 (2.73%) Junior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (24.55%) .NET
2 20 (18.18%) HTML
3 19 (17.27%) CSS
4 13 (11.82%) ASP.NET
5 8 (7.27%) .NET Framework
6 7 (6.36%) jQuery
7 6 (5.45%) WCF
8 5 (4.55%) WPF
8 5 (4.55%) Silverlight
9 4 (3.64%) LINQ
9 4 (3.64%) WinForms
9 4 (3.64%) Ajax
9 4 (3.64%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 3 (2.73%) LINQ to SQL
10 3 (2.73%) Web Services
10 3 (2.73%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (1.82%) XML
12 1 (0.91%) XHTML
12 1 (0.91%) Application Packaging
12 1 (0.91%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.64%) Client/Server
2 3 (2.73%) Statistics
2 3 (2.73%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.73%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.82%) Replication
4 1 (0.91%) Clustering
4 1 (0.91%) E-Learning
4 1 (0.91%) CCTV
4 1 (0.91%) Taxonomies
4 1 (0.91%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.91%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.64%) Windows
2 3 (2.73%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.91%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (27.27%) Project Management
2 23 (20.91%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (8.18%) ERP
3 9 (8.18%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (8.18%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (7.27%) Project Planning
4 8 (7.27%) Web Development
4 8 (7.27%) ETL
5 7 (6.36%) Software Architecture
6 6 (5.45%) QMS
6 6 (5.45%) Quality Management
7 5 (4.55%) CRM
7 5 (4.55%) ITIL
7 5 (4.55%) PRINCE2
7 5 (4.55%) MVC
7 5 (4.55%) Unit Testing
8 4 (3.64%) Service Delivery
9 3 (2.73%) SOA
9 3 (2.73%) Migration
9 3 (2.73%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 28 (25.45%) SQL
2 21 (19.09%) C#
3 20 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 10 (9.09%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.82%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.82%) VB
5 2 (1.82%) C
6 1 (0.91%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.91%) R
6 1 (0.91%) PHP
6 1 (0.91%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.91%) Java
Qualifications
1 25 (22.73%) HNC
1 25 (22.73%) HND
2 12 (10.91%) Degree
3 8 (7.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.82%) PMP
4 2 (1.82%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.82%) ISEB
4 2 (1.82%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Certified Architect
5 1 (0.91%) MCDST
5 1 (0.91%) MCITP
5 1 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.91%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.55%) XenApp
3 4 (3.64%) XenServer
4 3 (2.73%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.82%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.91%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.91%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.91%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.91%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.91%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (7.27%) SCCM
1 8 (7.27%) SCOM
2 3 (2.73%) MOM
2 3 (2.73%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.91%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.91%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.91%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.91%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 17 (15.45%) Oracle
2 8 (7.27%) IBM
3 7 (6.36%) Business Objects
3 7 (6.36%) VMware
3 7 (6.36%) Citrix
4 6 (5.45%) SAP
4 6 (5.45%) Adobe
5 5 (4.55%) Dell
5 5 (4.55%) Cisco
6 3 (2.73%) HP
7 2 (1.82%) JDA
7 2 (1.82%) SolidWorks
8 1 (0.91%) Avaya
8 1 (0.91%) CommVault
8 1 (0.91%) Baan
8 1 (0.91%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.91%) Symantec
8 1 (0.91%) McAfee
8 1 (0.91%) Intergraph
8 1 (0.91%) Infor
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