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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 3 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 34 69 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 14.59% 26.85% 26.33%
As % of the Vendors category 31.48% 41.57% 43.89%
Number of salaries quoted 25 50 64
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,250 £16,729
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £51,000 £50,000
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
108 166 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 46.35% 64.59% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 66 136 141
Average salary £37,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
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 October 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 40 (53.33%) MS Excel
2 30 (40.00%) .NET
3 27 (36.00%) C#
4 24 (32.00%) SQL Server
4 24 (32.00%) Windows
5 19 (25.33%) Degree
6 18 (24.00%) SQL
7 17 (22.67%) Advertising
8 16 (21.33%) MS Office
9 15 (20.00%) Active Directory
10 14 (18.67%) SharePoint
11 13 (17.33%) ASP.NET
12 12 (16.00%) ERP
13 11 (14.67%) MS Exchange
13 11 (14.67%) Citrix
14 10 (13.33%) VMware
14 10 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
14 10 (13.33%) Oracle
15 9 (12.00%) Project Management
15 9 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
15 9 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
15 9 (12.00%) Software Engineering
15 9 (12.00%) Business Analysis
16 8 (10.67%) Dynamics AX
16 8 (10.67%) Windows 7
16 8 (10.67%) HTML
16 8 (10.67%) ITIL
16 8 (10.67%) SAP
16 8 (10.67%) MVC
17 7 (9.33%) Finance

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 (18.67%) SharePoint
2 11 (14.67%) MS Exchange
3 5 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (5.33%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (2.67%) IIS
7 1 (1.33%) Apache
Applications
1 40 (53.33%) MS Excel
2 16 (21.33%) MS Office
3 6 (8.00%) MS Project
4 4 (5.33%) InfoPath
4 4 (5.33%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.67%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (1.33%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 8 (10.67%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (5.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (5.33%) Maximo
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.33%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (6.67%) SAN
3 4 (5.33%) LAN
3 4 (5.33%) WAN
4 3 (4.00%) Wireless
4 3 (4.00%) LDAP
4 3 (4.00%) SMTP
4 3 (4.00%) DHCP
4 3 (4.00%) DNS
5 2 (2.67%) VPN
5 2 (2.67%) VoIP
5 2 (2.67%) Firewall
6 1 (1.33%) Intranet
6 1 (1.33%) FTP
6 1 (1.33%) VLAN
6 1 (1.33%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.33%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (32.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.33%) Oracle Database
2 4 (5.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.67%) SQLite
4 2 (2.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.33%) EDMS
5 1 (1.33%) OLAP
5 1 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.33%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.33%) Oracle APEX
General
1 17 (22.67%) Advertising
2 7 (9.33%) Finance
3 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (30.67%) Developer
2 13 (17.33%) Consultant
3 11 (14.67%) .NET Developer
4 10 (13.33%) Analyst
5 8 (10.67%) Microsoft Consultant
5 8 (10.67%) Support Engineer
6 7 (9.33%) Software Engineer
6 7 (9.33%) Software Developer
7 6 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (8.00%) C# Developer
7 6 (8.00%) Programmer
7 6 (8.00%) Support Analyst
8 4 (5.33%) Dynamics AX Consultant
8 4 (5.33%) C# Programmer
8 4 (5.33%) .NET Software Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) .NET Programmer
8 4 (5.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) C# Software Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Desktop Support
8 4 (5.33%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (40.00%) .NET
2 13 (17.33%) ASP.NET
3 8 (10.67%) HTML
4 7 (9.33%) CSS
5 6 (8.00%) jQuery
6 5 (6.67%) WinForms
6 5 (6.67%) .NET Framework
7 4 (5.33%) Web Services
7 4 (5.33%) XML
8 3 (4.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
9 2 (2.67%) CSS3
9 2 (2.67%) Ajax
9 2 (2.67%) WAP
9 2 (2.67%) HTML5
10 1 (1.33%) COM
10 1 (1.33%) XSD
10 1 (1.33%) XSLT
10 1 (1.33%) ADO.NET
10 1 (1.33%) .NET Compact Framework
10 1 (1.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.67%) iPhone
3 2 (2.67%) iPad
3 2 (2.67%) PDA
3 2 (2.67%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.33%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.33%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.33%) Clustering
4 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.33%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.33%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 24 (32.00%) Windows
2 8 (10.67%) Windows 7
3 7 (9.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (5.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (5.33%) Linux
5 4 (5.33%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.67%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.00%) ERP
2 10 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (12.00%) Project Management
3 9 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (12.00%) Software Engineering
3 9 (12.00%) Business Analysis
4 8 (10.67%) ITIL
4 8 (10.67%) MVC
5 6 (8.00%) Project Planning
6 5 (6.67%) Service Delivery
6 5 (6.67%) Software Architecture
7 4 (5.33%) CRM
7 4 (5.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (5.33%) Line Management
7 4 (5.33%) Mentoring
8 3 (4.00%) Migration
8 3 (4.00%) Change Management
8 3 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (4.00%) OO
8 3 (4.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 27 (36.00%) C#
2 18 (24.00%) SQL
3 7 (9.33%) VB.NET
4 5 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.33%) PowerShell
5 4 (5.33%) X++
6 2 (2.67%) Java
6 2 (2.67%) VB
7 1 (1.33%) XAML
7 1 (1.33%) C++
7 1 (1.33%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (25.33%) Degree
2 9 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (6.67%) MCITP
4 4 (5.33%) MCSE
5 2 (2.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.67%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.33%) PMP
6 1 (1.33%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.33%) MCDBA
6 1 (1.33%) MCP
6 1 (1.33%) CCNA
6 1 (1.33%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.00%) QA
2 5 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.67%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.67%) XenApp
3 2 (2.67%) vSphere
4 1 (1.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (4.00%) SCCM
2 2 (2.67%) Puppet
2 2 (2.67%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.33%) Nagios
3 1 (1.33%) SCDPM
3 1 (1.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (14.67%) Citrix
2 10 (13.33%) VMware
2 10 (13.33%) Oracle
3 8 (10.67%) SAP
4 6 (8.00%) EMC
5 5 (6.67%) Cisco
5 5 (6.67%) HP
6 4 (5.33%) Red Hat
6 4 (5.33%) Sage
7 3 (4.00%) Apple
7 3 (4.00%) CommVault
8 2 (2.67%) Dell
8 2 (2.67%) Symantec
9 1 (1.33%) Sophos
9 1 (1.33%) NetApp
9 1 (1.33%) Adobe
9 1 (1.33%) Compaq
9 1 (1.33%) Brocade
9 1 (1.33%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.33%) 3PAR
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Excellent salary
Posted: 2 days ago
Aberdeen
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + plus a great benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Aberdeen
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £28000 - £48000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Aberdeen
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Fantastic Benefits Package
Posted: 16 days ago
Aberdeen
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + plus a great benefits package
Posted: 19 days ago
Aberdeen
Creative Personnel
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago