The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 2 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 17 9 11
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 182 238 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.50% 15.91% 14.87%
As % of the Vendors category 31.71% 40.82% 37.87%
Number of salaries quoted 135 168 119
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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 Edinburgh region.

Vendors Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
574 583 478
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 36.28% 38.97% 39.28%
Number of salaries quoted 372 408 288
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £47,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -16.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £56,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Edinburgh region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

1 156 (45.22%) MS Excel
2 130 (37.68%) SQL Server
3 114 (33.04%) Windows
4 99 (28.70%) Finance
5 92 (26.67%) .NET
6 83 (24.06%) VMware
7 72 (20.87%) C#
8 70 (20.29%) SQL
9 61 (17.68%) Active Directory
10 57 (16.52%) ASP.NET
10 57 (16.52%) SharePoint
10 57 (16.52%) Degree
11 56 (16.23%) MS Office
12 53 (15.36%) HTML
13 52 (15.07%) CSS
14 46 (13.33%) MVC
14 46 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
15 45 (13.04%) JavaScript
16 43 (12.46%) VMware Infrastructure
17 41 (11.88%) Business Intelligence
17 41 (11.88%) Project Management
18 39 (11.30%) MS Exchange
19 37 (10.72%) CRM
20 35 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
21 34 (9.86%) ITIL
22 33 (9.57%) Windows Server 2008
23 32 (9.28%) PowerShell
24 31 (8.99%) Microsoft Azure
24 31 (8.99%) ASP.NET MVC
25 30 (8.70%) Web Services

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 57 (16.52%) SharePoint
2 39 (11.30%) MS Exchange
3 21 (6.09%) IIS
4 10 (2.90%) Lync
5 9 (2.61%) Apache
5 9 (2.61%) SAS
6 8 (2.32%) Tomcat
6 8 (2.32%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (2.03%) SharePoint Server
7 7 (2.03%) IBM Notes
8 5 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.87%) ArcGIS
11 2 (0.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.29%) CMS
12 1 (0.29%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.29%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 156 (45.22%) MS Excel
2 56 (16.23%) MS Office
3 27 (7.83%) MS Visio
4 22 (6.38%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (3.19%) MS Project
6 5 (1.45%) SPSS
7 3 (0.87%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.58%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.29%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 28 (8.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.45%) HFM
2 5 (1.45%) Cognos TM1
2 5 (1.45%) Hyperion Planning
2 5 (1.45%) SAP BPC
3 4 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.58%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 31 (8.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (6.96%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.03%) Office 365
4 6 (1.74%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (1.45%) SaaS
6 4 (1.16%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.80%) SAN
2 15 (4.35%) Firewall
3 12 (3.48%) DNS
4 11 (3.19%) WAN
4 11 (3.19%) Cisco IOS
5 8 (2.32%) DHCP
5 8 (2.32%) TCP/IP
6 7 (2.03%) IPsec
7 6 (1.74%) iSCSI
8 5 (1.45%) LDAP
8 5 (1.45%) LAN
8 5 (1.45%) HTTP
9 4 (1.16%) SSH
10 3 (0.87%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (0.87%) VLAN
10 3 (0.87%) NAS
10 3 (0.87%) VoIP
10 3 (0.87%) VPN
10 3 (0.87%) Intranet
10 3 (0.87%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (37.68%) SQL Server
2 22 (6.38%) MySQL
3 20 (5.80%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (4.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (3.77%) Big Data
6 12 (3.48%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (3.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (2.03%) MS Access
7 7 (2.03%) Data Mining
7 7 (2.03%) BusinessObjects
7 7 (2.03%) Oracle BI EE
8 6 (1.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (1.74%) Oracle Database
8 6 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (1.45%) Essbase
9 5 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (1.45%) Relational Database
9 5 (1.45%) Hyperion Smart View
9 5 (1.45%) Hadoop
9 5 (1.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (4.06%) Visual Studio
2 10 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (2.32%) Cucumber
3 8 (2.32%) HP UFT
4 6 (1.74%) SpecFlow
5 5 (1.45%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (0.87%) JUnit
7 2 (0.58%) Selenium
8 1 (0.29%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (0.29%) PowerDesigner
8 1 (0.29%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.29%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.29%) JIRA
8 1 (0.29%) FogBugz
8 1 (0.29%) Axure RP
General
1 99 (28.70%) Finance
2 18 (5.22%) Banking
3 12 (3.48%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.61%) Games
5 7 (2.03%) Investment Banking
5 7 (2.03%) Marketing
5 7 (2.03%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.74%) Financial Institution
6 6 (1.74%) Retail
7 5 (1.45%) Advertising
8 4 (1.16%) Electronics
9 3 (0.87%) Local Government
10 2 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.58%) Law
11 1 (0.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 79 (22.90%) Analyst
2 54 (15.65%) Developer
3 33 (9.57%) Project Manager
4 31 (8.99%) Architect
5 25 (7.25%) Business Analyst
5 25 (7.25%) .NET Developer
6 20 (5.80%) Consultant
7 16 (4.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 15 (4.35%) Technical Architect
9 12 (3.48%) Systems Engineer
10 10 (2.90%) Support Analyst
10 10 (2.90%) Administrator
10 10 (2.90%) C# Developer
11 9 (2.61%) IT Support Analyst
11 9 (2.61%) Systems Administrator
11 9 (2.61%) Test Analyst
11 9 (2.61%) Solutions Analyst
11 9 (2.61%) IT Support
12 8 (2.32%) DevOps Engineer
12 8 (2.32%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (26.67%) .NET
2 57 (16.52%) ASP.NET
3 53 (15.36%) HTML
4 52 (15.07%) CSS
5 31 (8.99%) ASP.NET MVC
6 30 (8.70%) Web Services
6 30 (8.70%) .NET Framework
7 26 (7.54%) jQuery
8 23 (6.67%) HTML5
8 23 (6.67%) XML
9 17 (4.93%) AngularJS
10 13 (3.77%) CSS3
11 12 (3.48%) WinForms
12 11 (3.19%) WPF
13 10 (2.90%) WCF
14 8 (2.32%) Entity Framework
15 6 (1.74%) NHibernate
15 6 (1.74%) Gherkin
15 6 (1.74%) Middleware
15 6 (1.74%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 35 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (3.48%) Data Centre
2 12 (3.48%) Replication
3 11 (3.19%) Management Information System
3 11 (3.19%) Computer Science
4 9 (2.61%) EPoS
5 8 (2.32%) Mobile App
6 7 (2.03%) Blackberry
6 7 (2.03%) Mathematics
6 7 (2.03%) User Experience
7 6 (1.74%) Economics
7 6 (1.74%) Statistics
7 6 (1.74%) Psychology
7 6 (1.74%) Data Integration
8 5 (1.45%) Inversion of Control
8 5 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.45%) Performance Metrics
9 4 (1.16%) Enterprise Storage
9 4 (1.16%) Visualisation
9 4 (1.16%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 114 (33.04%) Windows
2 33 (9.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (6.09%) Linux
4 16 (4.64%) Windows 7
5 15 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (2.32%) Data ONTAP
6 8 (2.32%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (1.74%) Windows XP
7 6 (1.74%) Android
8 4 (1.16%) Windows 2000
9 3 (0.87%) UNIX
9 3 (0.87%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.58%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.29%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (13.33%) MVC
1 46 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (11.88%) Business Intelligence
2 41 (11.88%) Project Management
3 37 (10.72%) CRM
4 34 (9.86%) ITIL
5 28 (8.12%) Stakeholder Management
6 25 (7.25%) Scrum
7 22 (6.38%) SDLC
8 20 (5.80%) Mentoring
8 20 (5.80%) Continuous Improvement
9 19 (5.51%) Change Control
9 19 (5.51%) Software Engineering
10 18 (5.22%) Change Management
10 18 (5.22%) Analytics
11 17 (4.93%) Open Source
11 17 (4.93%) User Acceptance Testing
12 16 (4.64%) Line Management
13 15 (4.35%) Business Analysis
13 15 (4.35%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (20.87%) C#
2 70 (20.29%) SQL
3 45 (13.04%) JavaScript
4 32 (9.28%) PowerShell
5 24 (6.96%) Java
6 22 (6.38%) Python
7 18 (5.22%) T-SQL
8 10 (2.90%) Bash Shell
9 9 (2.61%) VBA
10 8 (2.32%) Ruby
10 8 (2.32%) VB.NET
11 7 (2.03%) C++
12 4 (1.16%) R
13 3 (0.87%) VBScript
13 3 (0.87%) Perl
13 3 (0.87%) PHP
13 3 (0.87%) Lua
14 2 (0.58%) Korn
14 2 (0.58%) XPath
14 2 (0.58%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 57 (16.52%) Degree
2 21 (6.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (2.03%) ISEB
4 6 (1.74%) HND
5 5 (1.45%) MCSE
5 5 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.16%) MCITP
7 3 (0.87%) CCNA
7 3 (0.87%) CISSP
7 3 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.87%) CEH
8 2 (0.58%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.58%) SSCP
8 2 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.58%) MCSA
8 2 (0.58%) APMP
8 2 (0.58%) GIAC
9 1 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.29%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.51%) SLA
1 19 (5.51%) QA
2 8 (2.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.29%) PMBOK
System Software
1 61 (17.68%) Active Directory
2 43 (12.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (4.35%) Hyper-V
3 15 (4.35%) vSphere
4 11 (3.19%) VMware ESX
5 7 (2.03%) XenApp
6 5 (1.45%) DFS Replication
7 4 (1.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 4 (1.16%) VMware Server
7 4 (1.16%) MetaFrame
7 4 (1.16%) NFS
7 4 (1.16%) Samba
8 3 (0.87%) ISA Server
8 3 (0.87%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (0.58%) vCloud
10 1 (0.29%) pfSense
10 1 (0.29%) iptables
10 1 (0.29%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 20 (5.80%) SCCM
2 15 (4.35%) SCOM
3 12 (3.48%) Nagios
3 12 (3.48%) Puppet
3 12 (3.48%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (2.32%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (1.74%) NetBackup
6 3 (0.87%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.58%) WSUS
7 2 (0.58%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.29%) Sysprep
8 1 (0.29%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 83 (24.06%) VMware
2 27 (7.83%) Oracle
3 22 (6.38%) Citrix
4 20 (5.80%) Cisco
5 14 (4.06%) SAP
6 10 (2.90%) HP
6 10 (2.90%) Google
6 10 (2.90%) Splunk
7 8 (2.32%) Brocade
7 8 (2.32%) Perforce
7 8 (2.32%) NetApp
8 7 (2.03%) Lotus
8 7 (2.03%) Cognos
9 6 (1.74%) Veritas
9 6 (1.74%) F5
9 6 (1.74%) Rackspace
9 6 (1.74%) DigitalOcean
10 5 (1.45%) Anaplan
10 5 (1.45%) Hyperion
10 5 (1.45%) Informatica
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