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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 11 9 1
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 22 39 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 11.70% 15.73% 33.23%
As % of the Vendors category 23.16% 29.77% 53.40%
Number of salaries quoted 18 25 97
Average salary £36,250 £40,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.37% +45.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,550 £26,000 £16,729
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,000 £47,900
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
95 131 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 50.53% 52.82% 62.24%
Number of salaries quoted 68 107 163
Average salary £37,500 £47,500 £35,420
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +34.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £31,500 £22,716
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 December 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (60.78%) MS Excel
2 18 (35.29%) Windows
2 18 (35.29%) Degree
3 15 (29.41%) MS Office
4 14 (27.45%) .NET
5 13 (25.49%) C#
5 13 (25.49%) Active Directory
6 11 (21.57%) Advertising
6 11 (21.57%) SQL Server
7 10 (19.61%) VMware
8 9 (17.65%) Oracle
9 8 (15.69%) ERP
9 8 (15.69%) MS Exchange
10 7 (13.73%) Dynamics AX
10 7 (13.73%) Finance
10 7 (13.73%) Software Engineering
10 7 (13.73%) SAP
10 7 (13.73%) Citrix
10 7 (13.73%) ITIL
10 7 (13.73%) Project Management
10 7 (13.73%) SQL
10 7 (13.73%) SharePoint
10 7 (13.73%) ASP.NET
11 6 (11.76%) .NET Framework
11 6 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (11.76%) Windows 7
11 6 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (11.76%) EMC
11 6 (11.76%) Business Analysis
11 6 (11.76%) MVC

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 8 (15.69%) MS Exchange
2 7 (13.73%) SharePoint
3 4 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.96%) Apache
5 1 (1.96%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 31 (60.78%) MS Excel
2 15 (29.41%) MS Office
3 5 (9.80%) MS Project
4 3 (5.88%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.96%) Acrobat
5 1 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (13.73%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (7.84%) Maximo
3 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.80%) WAN
1 5 (9.80%) LAN
1 5 (9.80%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.88%) SMTP
2 3 (5.88%) LDAP
2 3 (5.88%) SAN
3 2 (3.92%) DNS
3 2 (3.92%) Firewall
3 2 (3.92%) Wireless
3 2 (3.92%) DHCP
3 2 (3.92%) VoIP
4 1 (1.96%) VPN
4 1 (1.96%) FTP
4 1 (1.96%) VLAN
4 1 (1.96%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.96%) EDMS
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (21.57%) Advertising
2 7 (13.73%) Finance
3 3 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (19.61%) Consultant
2 8 (15.69%) Developer
2 8 (15.69%) Analyst
3 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Consultant
4 6 (11.76%) Support Engineer
4 6 (11.76%) Software Engineer
4 6 (11.76%) .NET Developer
5 4 (7.84%) C# Developer
5 4 (7.84%) C# Software Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Programmer
5 4 (7.84%) Support Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) .NET Software Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) .NET Programmer
5 4 (7.84%) Dynamics AX Consultant
5 4 (7.84%) C# Programmer
5 4 (7.84%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Desktop Technician
6 3 (5.88%) Support Technician
6 3 (5.88%) Implementation Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (27.45%) .NET
2 7 (13.73%) ASP.NET
3 6 (11.76%) .NET Framework
4 3 (5.88%) CSS
4 3 (5.88%) HTML
5 2 (3.92%) WinForms
6 1 (1.96%) ADO.NET
6 1 (1.96%) Web Services
6 1 (1.96%) XML
6 1 (1.96%) XSD
6 1 (1.96%) XSLT
6 1 (1.96%) WAP
6 1 (1.96%) WCF
6 1 (1.96%) jQuery
6 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.96%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (1.96%) .NET Compact Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.96%) CMDB
2 1 (1.96%) Fat Client
2 1 (1.96%) iPhone
2 1 (1.96%) iPad
2 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (1.96%) Thin Client
2 1 (1.96%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.96%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 18 (35.29%) Windows
2 6 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (11.76%) Windows 7
2 6 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (9.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (9.80%) Linux
4 3 (5.88%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.96%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (15.69%) ERP
2 7 (13.73%) ITIL
2 7 (13.73%) Project Management
2 7 (13.73%) Software Engineering
3 6 (11.76%) Business Analysis
3 6 (11.76%) MVC
3 6 (11.76%) Service Delivery
4 5 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (5.88%) Migration
5 3 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (5.88%) Scrum
5 3 (5.88%) Change Management
5 3 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (5.88%) Service Management
5 3 (5.88%) Data Migration
6 2 (3.92%) Mentoring
6 2 (3.92%) OO
6 2 (3.92%) Risk Management
6 2 (3.92%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.92%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 13 (25.49%) C#
2 7 (13.73%) SQL
3 4 (7.84%) VB.NET
3 4 (7.84%) PowerShell
4 3 (5.88%) X++
4 3 (5.88%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.92%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.96%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.96%) XAML
Qualifications
1 18 (35.29%) Degree
2 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.88%) MCITP
4 2 (3.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (3.92%) MCSE
4 2 (3.92%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.96%) PMP
5 1 (1.96%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.96%) CCNA
5 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.80%) QA
2 4 (7.84%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (25.49%) Active Directory
2 6 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.92%) vSphere
4 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.96%) XenApp
4 1 (1.96%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) Nagios
1 2 (3.92%) Puppet
2 1 (1.96%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.96%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (19.61%) VMware
2 9 (17.65%) Oracle
3 7 (13.73%) SAP
3 7 (13.73%) Citrix
4 6 (11.76%) EMC
5 5 (9.80%) Red Hat
6 4 (7.84%) Sage
7 3 (5.88%) Apple
7 3 (5.88%) HP
7 3 (5.88%) CommVault
8 2 (3.92%) Cisco
9 1 (1.96%) Adobe
9 1 (1.96%) NetApp
9 1 (1.96%) Symantec
9 1 (1.96%) Sophos
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