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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 8 11 13
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 238 177 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 15.90% 14.76% 11.33%
As % of the Vendors category 38.45% 36.49% 27.59%
Number of salaries quoted 167 117 94
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +22.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
619 485 482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 41.35% 40.45% 41.06%
Number of salaries quoted 414 295 354
Average salary £40,000 £48,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 29 August 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 178 (40.92%) C#
2 160 (36.78%) MS Excel
3 159 (36.55%) .NET
4 156 (35.86%) SQL Server
5 148 (34.02%) Windows
6 135 (31.03%) Finance
7 130 (29.89%) SQL
8 116 (26.67%) ASP.NET
9 82 (18.85%) JavaScript
10 78 (17.93%) MVC
11 75 (17.24%) SharePoint
12 71 (16.32%) HTML
13 69 (15.86%) Degree
14 68 (15.63%) ASP.NET MVC
15 65 (14.94%) VMware
16 61 (14.02%) ITIL
16 61 (14.02%) Active Directory
17 57 (13.10%) Scrum
18 55 (12.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 50 (11.49%) CSS
20 49 (11.26%) Microsoft Certification
21 47 (10.80%) VMware Infrastructure
21 47 (10.80%) Agile Software Development
22 46 (10.57%) XML
22 46 (10.57%) MS Office
23 45 (10.34%) DNS
24 44 (10.11%) Windows Server 2003
25 43 (9.89%) Business Intelligence
26 42 (9.66%) Citrix
26 42 (9.66%) Oracle

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 75 (17.24%) SharePoint
2 30 (6.90%) IIS
3 27 (6.21%) MS Exchange
4 15 (3.45%) CMS
5 12 (2.76%) Lync
5 12 (2.76%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (2.30%) NServiceBus
7 9 (2.07%) SharePoint 2010
8 8 (1.84%) BizTalk Server
9 7 (1.61%) WebLogic
9 7 (1.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 5 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (1.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (1.15%) SharePoint Server
10 5 (1.15%) Oracle Workflow
10 5 (1.15%) SAS
11 4 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2000
11 4 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (0.69%) WorkSite
13 2 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 160 (36.78%) MS Excel
2 46 (10.57%) MS Office
3 19 (4.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.38%) MS Project
5 5 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.92%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.46%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.46%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.46%) RoboHelp
7 2 (0.46%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 26 (5.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (2.99%) Oracle EBS
3 12 (2.76%) Oracle 11i
3 12 (2.76%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (1.61%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (1.15%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 5 (1.15%) Oracle iProcurement
5 5 (1.15%) Oracle General Ledger
5 5 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (1.15%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (1.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 5 (1.15%) Oracle Receivables
5 5 (1.15%) Oracle Cash Management
5 5 (1.15%) Markit EDM
6 3 (0.69%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (0.46%) FRx
7 2 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.46%) HFM
8 1 (0.23%) Visualfiles
8 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 25 (5.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (4.60%) Office 365
3 4 (0.92%) SaaS
4 3 (0.69%) IaaS
5 2 (0.46%) Taleo
5 2 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 45 (10.34%) DNS
2 25 (5.75%) Internet
3 20 (4.60%) WAN
4 19 (4.37%) LAN
5 18 (4.14%) TCP/IP
6 17 (3.91%) VPN
6 17 (3.91%) SMTP
7 15 (3.45%) Firewall
8 13 (2.99%) VoIP
8 13 (2.99%) NetScaler
9 11 (2.53%) FTP
9 11 (2.53%) HTTP
9 11 (2.53%) HTTPS
10 9 (2.07%) DHCP
11 8 (1.84%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (1.61%) ADSL
12 7 (1.61%) SAN
13 5 (1.15%) Intranet
13 5 (1.15%) Ethernet
13 5 (1.15%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (35.86%) SQL Server
2 55 (12.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 34 (7.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 31 (7.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 20 (4.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 15 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
7 11 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (2.30%) MySQL
9 8 (1.84%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (1.61%) Oracle Discoverer
10 7 (1.61%) Oracle BI EE
10 7 (1.61%) PerformancePoint
10 7 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (1.61%) Big Data
10 7 (1.61%) Oracle Database
11 6 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (1.15%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 5 (1.15%) Crystal Reports
12 5 (1.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 4 (0.92%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 33 (7.59%) Visual Studio
2 22 (5.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (2.76%) Oracle Forms
4 10 (2.30%) SpecFlow
5 7 (1.61%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 5 (1.15%) MSBuild
6 5 (1.15%) InstallShield
6 5 (1.15%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (0.69%) Git (software)
7 3 (0.69%) JIRA
8 2 (0.46%) RubyMine
8 2 (0.46%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.23%) Toad
9 1 (0.23%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.23%) NUnit
9 1 (0.23%) FogBugz
General
1 135 (31.03%) Finance
2 28 (6.44%) Marketing
3 13 (2.99%) Banking
3 13 (2.99%) Advertising
4 11 (2.53%) Legal
5 8 (1.84%) Back Office
5 8 (1.84%) Law
6 7 (1.61%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.15%) General Ledger
7 5 (1.15%) Games
7 5 (1.15%) Retail
8 4 (0.92%) Dutch Language
8 4 (0.92%) French Language
8 4 (0.92%) German Language
8 4 (0.92%) Spanish Language
9 3 (0.69%) Billing
9 3 (0.69%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.69%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.46%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.46%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 118 (27.13%) Developer
2 98 (22.53%) Analyst
3 48 (11.03%) Programmer
4 47 (10.80%) Consultant
5 34 (7.82%) Senior Developer
6 30 (6.90%) Support Analyst
7 27 (6.21%) .NET Developer
8 24 (5.52%) Senior Consultant
9 23 (5.29%) Software Developer
10 21 (4.83%) .NET Programmer
11 20 (4.60%) Architect
12 19 (4.37%) Junior
12 19 (4.37%) Software Engineer
12 19 (4.37%) IT Support
13 18 (4.14%) C# Developer
13 18 (4.14%) Analyst Programmer
13 18 (4.14%) Support Engineer
14 16 (3.68%) Applications Support
14 16 (3.68%) Senior Programmer
15 14 (3.22%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (36.55%) .NET
2 116 (26.67%) ASP.NET
3 71 (16.32%) HTML
4 68 (15.63%) ASP.NET MVC
5 50 (11.49%) CSS
6 46 (10.57%) XML
7 35 (8.05%) jQuery
8 34 (7.82%) .NET Framework
9 21 (4.83%) WCF
9 21 (4.83%) Web Services
10 17 (3.91%) COM
10 17 (3.91%) NHibernate
10 17 (3.91%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 14 (3.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 14 (3.22%) XSLT
12 12 (2.76%) Ajax
12 12 (2.76%) HTML5
13 11 (2.53%) AngularJS
13 11 (2.53%) Castle Windsor
14 10 (2.30%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 17 (3.91%) Management Information System
2 16 (3.68%) Computer Science
3 12 (2.76%) Clustering
4 11 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (1.84%) Blackberry
6 6 (1.38%) PMI
6 6 (1.38%) Blog
7 5 (1.15%) Visualisation
7 5 (1.15%) N-Tier
7 5 (1.15%) Data Protection Act
8 4 (0.92%) Open Source
8 4 (0.92%) iPad
9 3 (0.69%) Social Media
9 3 (0.69%) Fat Client
9 3 (0.69%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.46%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.46%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.46%) E-Learning
10 2 (0.46%) Inversion of Control
11 1 (0.23%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 148 (34.02%) Windows
2 44 (10.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 40 (9.20%) Linux
4 37 (8.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 33 (7.59%) Windows 7
6 24 (5.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (4.37%) UNIX
8 11 (2.53%) Windows 2000
8 11 (2.53%) Windows XP
9 10 (2.30%) Windows 2000 Server
10 8 (1.84%) Ubuntu
10 8 (1.84%) Solaris
11 7 (1.61%) AIX
11 7 (1.61%) Windows Phone
12 6 (1.38%) Windows Vista
13 4 (0.92%) CentOS
13 4 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (0.92%) Debian
13 4 (0.92%) Windows Phone 8
14 3 (0.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (17.93%) MVC
2 61 (14.02%) ITIL
3 57 (13.10%) Scrum
4 47 (10.80%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (9.89%) Business Intelligence
6 37 (8.51%) CRM
7 32 (7.36%) Service Delivery
8 30 (6.90%) Project Management
9 29 (6.67%) TDD
10 27 (6.21%) Web Development
11 25 (5.75%) Software Engineering
12 23 (5.29%) UML
13 22 (5.06%) OO
14 20 (4.60%) SOA
14 20 (4.60%) Workflow
15 16 (3.68%) Data Modelling
16 15 (3.45%) Information Security
16 15 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
17 14 (3.22%) BDD
17 14 (3.22%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 178 (40.92%) C#
2 130 (29.89%) SQL
3 82 (18.85%) JavaScript
4 31 (7.13%) T-SQL
5 30 (6.90%) VB.NET
6 28 (6.44%) PowerShell
7 15 (3.45%) Perl
8 9 (2.07%) C
8 9 (2.07%) Java
9 8 (1.84%) Python
10 6 (1.38%) VBA
10 6 (1.38%) PL/SQL
11 5 (1.15%) XQuery
12 4 (0.92%) C++
12 4 (0.92%) Ruby
13 3 (0.69%) VB
14 1 (0.23%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.23%) Scala
14 1 (0.23%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.23%) XPath
Qualifications
1 69 (15.86%) Degree
2 49 (11.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (5.29%) MCSE
4 15 (3.45%) MCITP
5 11 (2.53%) MCP
5 11 (2.53%) CCA
5 11 (2.53%) Citrix Certification
6 9 (2.07%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (1.84%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (1.84%) CCNA
7 8 (1.84%) ISTQB
8 7 (1.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (1.38%) MCSA
9 6 (1.38%) PMI Certification
10 5 (1.15%) MBA
10 5 (1.15%) OCP
10 5 (1.15%) Oracle Certification
10 5 (1.15%) JNCIA
11 4 (0.92%) CCAA
12 3 (0.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.83%) SLA
1 21 (4.83%) QA
2 10 (2.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (2.07%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.92%) Data Quality
System Software
1 61 (14.02%) Active Directory
2 47 (10.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (5.75%) Hyper-V
4 15 (3.45%) XenApp
5 7 (1.61%) vSphere
5 7 (1.61%) Oracle RAC
5 7 (1.61%) MetaFrame
5 7 (1.61%) Oracle RMAN
6 5 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (1.15%) XenDesktop
7 4 (0.92%) XenServer
8 3 (0.69%) Forefront TMG
8 3 (0.69%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.46%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.23%) Squid
10 1 (0.23%) Postfix
10 1 (0.23%) Openswan
10 1 (0.23%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 7 (1.61%) Data Guard
2 6 (1.38%) SCCM
2 6 (1.38%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.38%) XenMobile
3 4 (0.92%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (0.69%) SCOM
5 2 (0.46%) WSUS
5 2 (0.46%) Windows Intune
6 1 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.23%) Puppet
6 1 (0.23%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.23%) OpenView
6 1 (0.23%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 65 (14.94%) VMware
2 42 (9.66%) Citrix
2 42 (9.66%) Oracle
3 28 (6.44%) Cisco
4 18 (4.14%) HP
5 13 (2.99%) Twitter
6 12 (2.76%) Juniper
7 9 (2.07%) Red Hat
7 9 (2.07%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (1.38%) Reuters
8 6 (1.38%) Bloomberg
9 5 (1.15%) Google
9 5 (1.15%) Fidessa
9 5 (1.15%) Tableau
9 5 (1.15%) thinkFolio
10 4 (0.92%) SolarWinds
10 4 (0.92%) Adobe
10 4 (0.92%) SAP
11 3 (0.69%) IBM
11 3 (0.69%) Sage
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