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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Scotland / Aberdeen
Rank 1 7 18
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +11
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 7 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 26.92% 9.30% 7.19%
As % of the Vendors category 50.00% 23.53% 13.58%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 10
Median salary £44,500 £47,500 £32,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.31% +45.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £47,500 £26,550
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £49,500 £45,100
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%

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
14 17 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 53.85% 39.53% 52.94%
Number of salaries quoted 10 12 65
Median salary £30,000 £47,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-36.84% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,600 £55,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

The demand trend of job ads across the Aberdeen region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 January 2017.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Aberdeen region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 5 (41.67%) Windows
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
4 4 (33.33%) Skype
4 4 (33.33%) Windows 10
4 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 4 (33.33%) ITIL
4 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (33.33%) SCCM
4 4 (33.33%) SCOM
4 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (33.33%) Skype for Business
4 4 (33.33%) ITIL V3
4 4 (33.33%) Office 365
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (33.33%) BitLocker
4 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
5 3 (25.00%) WCF
5 3 (25.00%) Xamarin
5 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (25.00%) Ajax
5 3 (25.00%) .NET
5 3 (25.00%) MySQL
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle
5 3 (25.00%) C#

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (16.67%) MS Office
3 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (8.33%) OLAP
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Azure Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Azure Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Office 365 Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Office 365 Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
1 3 (25.00%) Ajax
1 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 3 (25.00%) CSS
1 3 (25.00%) HTML
1 3 (25.00%) WCF
2 1 (8.33%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (16.67%) Economics
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Data Integration
3 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (8.33%) EPoS
3 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
1 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
2 4 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Mobile Development
2 3 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (8.33%) Benchmarking
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Data Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (8.33%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (8.33%) Document Management
3 1 (8.33%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) C#
2 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 4 (33.33%) BitLocker
1 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Intune
1 4 (33.33%) SCCM
1 4 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle
1 3 (25.00%) Xamarin
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