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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 18 11 10
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 114 204 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.05% 12.97% 17.10%
As % of the Vendors category 24.10% 33.22% 45.45%
Number of salaries quoted 72 150 185
Median salary £42,000 £37,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £23,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
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 Edinburgh region.

Vendors Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
473 614 561
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 41.71% 39.03% 37.63%
Number of salaries quoted 328 392 379
Median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £50,000 £60,600
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 September 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 123 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 120 (41.81%) SQL Server
3 91 (31.71%) Finance
4 89 (31.01%) Windows
5 79 (27.53%) C#
5 79 (27.53%) SQL
6 78 (27.18%) .NET
7 76 (26.48%) Agile Software Development
8 62 (21.60%) Scrum
9 58 (20.21%) Degree
10 57 (19.86%) ASP.NET
11 49 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
12 45 (15.68%) MVC
12 45 (15.68%) Active Directory
12 45 (15.68%) Windows Server
13 43 (14.98%) VMware
13 43 (14.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 39 (13.59%) Asset Management
14 39 (13.59%) Microsoft Azure
14 39 (13.59%) JavaScript
15 38 (13.24%) MS Office
16 37 (12.89%) Oracle
17 36 (12.54%) VMware Infrastructure
18 34 (11.85%) Mentoring
19 32 (11.15%) ITIL
20 28 (9.76%) Linux
21 27 (9.41%) HTML
22 26 (9.06%) Management Information System
22 26 (9.06%) Data Warehouse
23 25 (8.71%) Business Intelligence

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (8.01%) SharePoint
2 20 (6.97%) IIS
3 18 (6.27%) MS Exchange
4 14 (4.88%) CMS
5 9 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (1.74%) Skype for Business
8 4 (1.39%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (1.05%) Apache
9 3 (1.05%) Apache Spark
9 3 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (1.05%) JBoss
9 3 (1.05%) nginx
9 3 (1.05%) SAS
10 2 (0.70%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.70%) NServiceBus
10 2 (0.70%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 123 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 38 (13.24%) MS Office
3 17 (5.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.74%) MS Project
5 4 (1.39%) MS Visio
6 3 (1.05%) Stata
Business Applications
1 25 (8.71%) Markit EDM
2 10 (3.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.05%) Sonata
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.35%) Sage CRM
4 1 (0.35%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 39 (13.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (4.88%) SaaS
3 10 (3.48%) Office 365
4 5 (1.74%) Google Analytics
5 4 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (1.39%) IaaS
6 3 (1.05%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (1.05%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.35%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 19 (6.62%) SAN
2 15 (5.23%) DHCP
2 15 (5.23%) DNS
3 13 (4.53%) Firewall
4 10 (3.48%) LAN
4 10 (3.48%) WAN
5 7 (2.44%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.39%) HTTP
6 4 (1.39%) Internet
7 3 (1.05%) Ethernet
7 3 (1.05%) LDAP
7 3 (1.05%) NAS
7 3 (1.05%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (1.05%) Skype
7 3 (1.05%) Software-Defined Networking
8 2 (0.70%) VoIP
8 2 (0.70%) VPN
9 1 (0.35%) RFID
9 1 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (41.81%) SQL Server
2 43 (14.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 26 (9.06%) Data Warehouse
4 21 (7.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (6.62%) SQL Server 2012
6 18 (6.27%) Data Mining
7 15 (5.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (3.48%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (3.48%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (3.14%) MySQL
9 9 (3.14%) SQL Server 2014
10 8 (2.79%) MongoDB
11 6 (2.09%) Big Data
11 6 (2.09%) Power BI
12 4 (1.39%) Oracle Database
12 4 (1.39%) Relational Database
13 3 (1.05%) Hadoop
13 3 (1.05%) NoSQL
13 3 (1.05%) OLAP
13 3 (1.05%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 23 (8.01%) Visual Studio
2 15 (5.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (4.88%) Cucumber
3 14 (4.88%) HP UFT
3 14 (4.88%) SpecFlow
4 8 (2.79%) Selenium
5 5 (1.74%) FitNesse
6 4 (1.39%) Git (software)
7 3 (1.05%) JIRA
7 3 (1.05%) NUnit
7 3 (1.05%) Subversion
8 2 (0.70%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.70%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.70%) JUnit
8 2 (0.70%) Maven
9 1 (0.35%) git-flow
9 1 (0.35%) NSubstitute
9 1 (0.35%) RubyMine
General
1 91 (31.71%) Finance
2 19 (6.62%) Banking
3 15 (5.23%) Marketing
4 12 (4.18%) Games
5 7 (2.44%) Investment Banking
6 6 (2.09%) Back Office
7 5 (1.74%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.74%) Law
7 5 (1.74%) Legal
8 4 (1.39%) Retail
9 3 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.35%) Billing
10 1 (0.35%) Front Office
10 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.35%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 63 (21.95%) Analyst
2 46 (16.03%) Developer
3 27 (9.41%) Consultant
4 20 (6.97%) Architect
4 20 (6.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 16 (5.57%) Support Analyst
6 15 (5.23%) Senior Analyst
7 14 (4.88%) .NET Developer
7 14 (4.88%) DBA
8 13 (4.53%) Development Manager
8 13 (4.53%) Software Developer
9 12 (4.18%) C# Developer
9 12 (4.18%) Test Analyst
10 11 (3.83%) Technical Leader
11 10 (3.48%) Administrator
11 10 (3.48%) SQL DBA
12 9 (3.14%) Applications Support
12 9 (3.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 9 (3.14%) Programmer
12 9 (3.14%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (27.18%) .NET
2 57 (19.86%) ASP.NET
3 27 (9.41%) HTML
4 25 (8.71%) ASP.NET MVC
5 24 (8.36%) CSS
6 19 (6.62%) AngularJS
7 17 (5.92%) .NET Framework
8 10 (3.48%) Gherkin
9 9 (3.14%) Entity Framework
9 9 (3.14%) jQuery
10 8 (2.79%) HTML5
11 7 (2.44%) WCF
12 6 (2.09%) Backbone.js
12 6 (2.09%) React
12 6 (2.09%) REST
13 5 (1.74%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 5 (1.74%) ASP.NET Web API
13 5 (1.74%) Ember.js
13 5 (1.74%) React Native
13 5 (1.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 49 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (9.06%) Management Information System
3 24 (8.36%) Computer Science
4 17 (5.92%) Data Centre
4 17 (5.92%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (2.79%) Informatics
5 8 (2.79%) Mathematics
6 7 (2.44%) Replication
6 7 (2.44%) Virtual Team
7 6 (2.09%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.09%) Visualisation
8 5 (1.74%) Data Integration
9 4 (1.39%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.39%) Pricing Data
10 3 (1.05%) Applied Mathematics
10 3 (1.05%) Data Extraction
10 3 (1.05%) EMC VNX
10 3 (1.05%) Physics
10 3 (1.05%) Statistics
11 2 (0.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 89 (31.01%) Windows
2 45 (15.68%) Windows Server
3 28 (9.76%) Linux
4 25 (8.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (5.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (4.18%) Windows 7
8 6 (2.09%) Android
8 6 (2.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (2.09%) Unix
9 5 (1.74%) Apple iOS
10 3 (1.05%) Solaris
11 2 (0.70%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.35%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.35%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (26.48%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (21.60%) Scrum
3 45 (15.68%) MVC
4 39 (13.59%) Asset Management
5 34 (11.85%) Mentoring
6 32 (11.15%) ITIL
7 25 (8.71%) Business Analysis
7 25 (8.71%) Business Intelligence
8 24 (8.36%) Analytics
8 24 (8.36%) CRM
8 24 (8.36%) Stakeholder Management
9 23 (8.01%) Change Management
9 23 (8.01%) TDD
10 22 (7.67%) DevOps
10 22 (7.67%) Disaster Recovery
11 21 (7.32%) Data Analysis
12 20 (6.97%) Web Development
13 17 (5.92%) Continuous Improvement
14 16 (5.57%) Software Testing
15 15 (5.23%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 79 (27.53%) C#
1 79 (27.53%) SQL
2 39 (13.59%) JavaScript
3 20 (6.97%) PowerShell
4 17 (5.92%) Java
5 15 (5.23%) C++
6 14 (4.88%) T-SQL
7 10 (3.48%) PL/SQL
8 8 (2.79%) Python
9 7 (2.44%) R
9 7 (2.44%) VBA
10 4 (1.39%) C
10 4 (1.39%) Perl
10 4 (1.39%) VB.NET
10 4 (1.39%) VBScript
11 3 (1.05%) Delphi
11 3 (1.05%) Scala
11 3 (1.05%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.70%) Fortran
12 2 (0.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 58 (20.21%) Degree
2 23 (8.01%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (4.88%) MCSE
4 8 (2.79%) MCSA
5 6 (2.09%) MCITP
6 5 (1.74%) ISEB
6 5 (1.74%) ISTQB
6 5 (1.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (1.74%) MCP
6 5 (1.74%) PMP
7 4 (1.39%) CCNA
7 4 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.05%) CCNP
8 3 (1.05%) CISSP
8 3 (1.05%) HND
8 3 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.70%) MCDBA
9 2 (0.70%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.97%) SLA
2 11 (3.83%) QA
3 5 (1.74%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.39%) COBIT
4 4 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.05%) P3O
6 1 (0.35%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 45 (15.68%) Active Directory
2 36 (12.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (7.67%) Hyper-V
4 8 (2.79%) vSphere
5 6 (2.09%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (1.39%) Firmware
6 4 (1.39%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (0.70%) MetaFrame
9 1 (0.35%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.35%) Squid
9 1 (0.35%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 24 (8.36%) SCCM
2 16 (5.57%) SCOM
3 10 (3.48%) Puppet
4 6 (2.09%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (1.74%) WSUS
6 2 (0.70%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.35%) Ansible
Vendors
1 43 (14.98%) VMware
2 37 (12.89%) Oracle
3 13 (4.53%) Tableau
4 12 (4.18%) Cisco
5 11 (3.83%) Citrix
6 9 (3.14%) Red Hat
7 7 (2.44%) HP
8 6 (2.09%) Google
8 6 (2.09%) IBM
9 5 (1.74%) Dell
10 4 (1.39%) Cognizant
10 4 (1.39%) EMC
10 4 (1.39%) Sitecore
10 4 (1.39%) SolarWinds
10 4 (1.39%) Xamarin
11 3 (1.05%) FNZ
11 3 (1.05%) Greenplum
11 3 (1.05%) Meraki
11 3 (1.05%) NetApp
11 3 (1.05%) Symantec
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