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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 12 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 11 54 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 9.17% 18.62% 31.29%
As % of the Vendors category 23.91% 37.24% 50.83%
Number of salaries quoted 7 29 74
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,300 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,400 £42,500 £52,500
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
46 145 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 38.33% 50.00% 61.56%
Number of salaries quoted 36 97 143
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 31 March 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 12 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 10 (37.04%) Degree
3 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
3 8 (29.63%) Windows
4 7 (25.93%) .NET
4 7 (25.93%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (22.22%) C#
5 6 (22.22%) HTML
5 6 (22.22%) MS Office
5 6 (22.22%) ERP
5 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
6 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET
6 5 (18.52%) CSS
6 5 (18.52%) SQL
6 5 (18.52%) Advertising
6 5 (18.52%) Finance
7 4 (14.81%) VMware
7 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (14.81%) .NET Framework
7 4 (14.81%) Oracle
7 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
7 4 (14.81%) ITIL
7 4 (14.81%) SAP
7 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
8 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
8 3 (11.11%) EMC
8 3 (11.11%) Citrix
8 3 (11.11%) Red Hat
8 3 (11.11%) Sage
8 3 (11.11%) Project Management

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.41%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.70%) Lync
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 6 (22.22%) MS Office
3 1 (3.70%) MS Project
3 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.70%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) LAN
1 2 (7.41%) WAN
2 1 (3.70%) SMTP
2 1 (3.70%) DHCP
2 1 (3.70%) Ethernet
2 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.70%) DNS
2 1 (3.70%) SAN
2 1 (3.70%) Internet
2 1 (3.70%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
1 5 (18.52%) Advertising
2 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
3 1 (3.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (18.52%) Developer
1 5 (18.52%) Analyst
1 5 (18.52%) Consultant
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Consultant
3 3 (11.11%) Dynamics AX Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Administrator
4 2 (7.41%) .NET Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Software Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (7.41%) Support Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Coordinator
4 2 (7.41%) Software Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Implementation Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) IT Support Technician
5 1 (3.70%) Desktop Support Technician
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) .NET
2 6 (22.22%) HTML
3 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET
3 5 (18.52%) CSS
4 4 (14.81%) .NET Framework
5 2 (7.41%) jQuery
6 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (3.70%) HTML5
6 1 (3.70%) Entity Framework
6 1 (3.70%) CSS3
6 1 (3.70%) WinForms
6 1 (3.70%) Ajax
6 1 (3.70%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 1 (3.70%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.70%) CMDB
2 1 (3.70%) iPhone
2 1 (3.70%) User Experience
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.70%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) Windows
2 3 (11.11%) Linux
2 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.70%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (3.70%) Windows 2000
4 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) ERP
2 4 (14.81%) ITIL
2 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (11.11%) Project Management
3 3 (11.11%) Scrum
3 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 3 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 2 (7.41%) OO
4 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (7.41%) Service Management
4 2 (7.41%) Data Management
5 1 (3.70%) CRM
5 1 (3.70%) Change Management
5 1 (3.70%) MVC
5 1 (3.70%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.70%) Web Development
5 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (3.70%) Data Privacy
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) C#
2 5 (18.52%) SQL
3 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
4 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
4 2 (7.41%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.70%) X++
5 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.70%) MCITP
3 1 (3.70%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.70%) XenApp
3 1 (3.70%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Nagios
2 1 (3.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle
1 4 (14.81%) SAP
1 4 (14.81%) VMware
2 3 (11.11%) Sage
2 3 (11.11%) Red Hat
2 3 (11.11%) EMC
2 3 (11.11%) Citrix
3 2 (7.41%) CommVault
3 2 (7.41%) HP
4 1 (3.70%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.70%) NetApp
4 1 (3.70%) Apple
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco
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