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 2 July 2015 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 9 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 7 72 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 12.73% 21.95% 30.21%
As % of the Vendors category 41.18% 54.96% 44.44%
Number of salaries quoted 5 45 73
Average salary £33,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £25,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £52,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
17 131 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 30.91% 39.94% 67.98%
Number of salaries quoted 13 92 173
Average salary £41,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.88% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,050 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 2 July 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (44.44%) MS Excel
3 6 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (33.33%) HTML
3 6 (33.33%) SQL
3 6 (33.33%) .NET
4 5 (27.78%) Finance
4 5 (27.78%) C#
4 5 (27.78%) CSS
4 5 (27.78%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (22.22%) Degree
5 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
5 4 (22.22%) Oracle
5 4 (22.22%) ERP
6 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
6 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
6 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 3 (16.67%) OLAP
6 3 (16.67%) SAP
6 3 (16.67%) Advertising
6 3 (16.67%) jQuery
6 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (16.67%) .NET Framework
7 2 (11.11%) Kimball Methodology
7 2 (11.11%) Data Architecture
7 2 (11.11%) Entity Framework
7 2 (11.11%) Asset Management
7 2 (11.11%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (11.11%) WCF

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.56%) Lync
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.11%) MS Office
3 1 (5.56%) MS Project
3 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
3 1 (5.56%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) LAN
1 1 (5.56%) WAN
1 1 (5.56%) DHCP
1 1 (5.56%) Ethernet
1 1 (5.56%) DNS
1 1 (5.56%) SAN
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) OLAP
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Advertising
3 1 (5.56%) Marketing
3 1 (5.56%) Legal
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Business Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Analyst Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Dynamics AX Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) .NET Software Developer
4 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) HTML
1 6 (33.33%) .NET
2 5 (27.78%) CSS
3 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 3 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 3 (16.67%) jQuery
5 2 (11.11%) Entity Framework
5 2 (11.11%) MDX
5 2 (11.11%) WCF
5 2 (11.11%) WinForms
6 1 (5.56%) Ajax
6 1 (5.56%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 1 (5.56%) CSS3
6 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (5.56%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
1 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.56%) Clustering
1 1 (5.56%) CMDB
1 1 (5.56%) Data Integration
1 1 (5.56%) iPhone
1 1 (5.56%) User Experience
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Vista
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (22.22%) ERP
3 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.11%) Asset Management
4 2 (11.11%) MVC
4 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) ITIL
4 2 (11.11%) Project Management
4 2 (11.11%) Data Architecture
4 2 (11.11%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (5.56%) Data Privacy
5 1 (5.56%) SDLC
5 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.56%) Change Management
5 1 (5.56%) CRM
5 1 (5.56%) ETL
5 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 5 (27.78%) C#
3 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.56%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) XenApp
2 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
2 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) SAP
3 2 (11.11%) Sage
4 1 (5.56%) VMware
4 1 (5.56%) ServiceNow
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco
4 1 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix
4 1 (5.56%) NetApp
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Good Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago