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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 8 20 9
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -11
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 4 9 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 8.89% 6.29% 14.41%
As % of the Vendors category 17.39% 13.04% 34.02%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 23
Average salary £47,500 £33,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.79% -10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,100 £30,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £40,500 £47,100
UK excluding London average salary £38,522 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.72% -
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
23 69 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 51.11% 48.25% 42.36%
Number of salaries quoted 16 57 76
Average salary £46,250 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.33% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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 12 February 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (52.94%) SQL Server
2 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET
3 7 (41.18%) CSS
3 7 (41.18%) C#
3 7 (41.18%) HTML
3 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
3 7 (41.18%) .NET
3 7 (41.18%) Degree
4 6 (35.29%) Windows
4 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
5 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
5 5 (29.41%) Project Management
6 4 (23.53%) Scrum
7 3 (17.65%) Advertising
7 3 (17.65%) ERP
7 3 (17.65%) Cisco
7 3 (17.65%) Oracle
7 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (17.65%) OO
7 3 (17.65%) VB.NET
7 3 (17.65%) Ajax
7 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
7 3 (17.65%) WCF
7 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (17.65%) Mobile Development
7 3 (17.65%) Xamarin
8 2 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (11.76%) Data Centre

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (5.88%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) MySQL
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (17.65%) Advertising
2 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Software Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) .NET Software Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) C# Software Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) .NET Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Dynamics AX Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) IT Support
4 1 (5.88%) IT Technician
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Security Operations Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Applications Packager
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Packager
4 1 (5.88%) Software Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) .NET
1 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET
1 7 (41.18%) CSS
1 7 (41.18%) HTML
2 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
2 3 (17.65%) Ajax
2 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (17.65%) WCF
3 1 (5.88%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
1 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.88%) EMC VNX
2 1 (5.88%) iPad
2 1 (5.88%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) Project Management
2 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
3 4 (23.53%) Scrum
4 3 (17.65%) ERP
4 3 (17.65%) Mobile Development
4 3 (17.65%) OO
5 2 (11.76%) Change Control
5 2 (11.76%) Information Security
5 2 (11.76%) ITIL
5 2 (11.76%) ITIL V3
5 2 (11.76%) Operations Management
5 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
5 2 (11.76%) Quality Management
5 2 (11.76%) Release Management
5 2 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) Application Packaging
6 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
6 1 (5.88%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) C#
1 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
2 3 (17.65%) VB.NET
3 2 (11.76%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) C
4 1 (5.88%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) Degree
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (11.76%) CCNA
3 2 (11.76%) CCNP
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (11.76%) HNC
3 2 (11.76%) HND
3 2 (11.76%) MCSE
3 2 (11.76%) MCTS
4 1 (5.88%) CISSP
4 1 (5.88%) EMCSA
4 1 (5.88%) MCDST
4 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.88%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Cisco
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle
1 3 (17.65%) Xamarin
2 2 (11.76%) Citrix
2 2 (11.76%) VMware
3 1 (5.88%) CommVault
3 1 (5.88%) Dell
3 1 (5.88%) EMC
3 1 (5.88%) NetApp
3 1 (5.88%) Proofpoint
3 1 (5.88%) Sage
3 1 (5.88%) SAP
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