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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 15 15 11
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 123 136 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.20% 10.84% 14.52%
As % of the Vendors category 27.46% 27.31% 37.81%
Number of salaries quoted 97 94 130
Median salary £40,000 £38,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.57% +9.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,250 £23,850
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £55,250
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +1.33%

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
448 498 529
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 40.80% 39.68% 38.42%
Number of salaries quoted 301 324 322
Median salary £42,750 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,650 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £55,100 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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 24 February 2017.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 97 (42.73%) Finance
2 95 (41.85%) MS Excel
3 89 (39.21%) SQL Server
4 71 (31.28%) Windows
5 70 (30.84%) C#
6 68 (29.96%) .NET
7 62 (27.31%) SQL
8 55 (24.23%) Agile Software Development
9 45 (19.82%) Team Foundation Server
10 40 (17.62%) ASP.NET
11 37 (16.30%) Active Directory
12 36 (15.86%) Visual Studio
12 36 (15.86%) Windows Server
13 34 (14.98%) Scrum
14 32 (14.10%) .NET Framework
14 32 (14.10%) Degree
15 29 (12.78%) Microsoft Azure
16 27 (11.89%) JavaScript
17 26 (11.45%) MVC
17 26 (11.45%) Test Automation
17 26 (11.45%) AngularJS
18 25 (11.01%) Project Management
19 24 (10.57%) Java
19 24 (10.57%) Continuous Integration
20 23 (10.13%) SpecFlow
20 23 (10.13%) Gherkin
20 23 (10.13%) MS Office
20 23 (10.13%) Business Intelligence
20 23 (10.13%) VMware
21 22 (9.69%) Enterprise Software

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 15 (6.61%) MS Exchange
2 12 (5.29%) IIS
3 9 (3.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (3.08%) CMS
4 7 (3.08%) JBoss
4 7 (3.08%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.20%) Skype for Business
6 4 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.32%) Apache
7 3 (1.32%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.88%) SAS
8 2 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.88%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.44%) Confluence
9 1 (0.44%) Umbraco
Applications
1 95 (41.85%) MS Excel
2 23 (10.13%) MS Office
3 13 (5.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.20%) MS Project
5 3 (1.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.32%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (1.32%) Sonata
3 1 (0.44%) assyst
3 1 (0.44%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 29 (12.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (4.85%) Office 365
3 10 (4.41%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.32%) Google Analytics
4 3 (1.32%) iPaaS
4 3 (1.32%) PaaS
5 2 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.44%) DigitalOcean
6 1 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.61%) Firewall
2 14 (6.17%) LAN
3 11 (4.85%) WAN
4 8 (3.52%) VPN
5 6 (2.64%) DNS
5 6 (2.64%) SAN
5 6 (2.64%) Skype
6 5 (2.20%) Internet
7 4 (1.76%) TCP/IP
8 3 (1.32%) DHCP
8 3 (1.32%) IP Telephony
9 2 (0.88%) iSCSI
9 2 (0.88%) NAS
9 2 (0.88%) Network Security
9 2 (0.88%) SSH
9 2 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.44%) Intranet
10 1 (0.44%) MPLS
10 1 (0.44%) VoIP
10 1 (0.44%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (39.21%) SQL Server
2 20 (8.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (7.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (7.05%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (3.52%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (3.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (2.64%) MySQL
8 5 (2.20%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (1.76%) Azure SQL Database
9 4 (1.76%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.32%) DB2
10 3 (1.32%) QlikView
11 2 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.88%) MS Access
11 2 (0.88%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.88%) Oracle Exadata
11 2 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.44%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 45 (19.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 36 (15.86%) Visual Studio
3 23 (10.13%) SpecFlow
4 19 (8.37%) Git (software)
5 15 (6.61%) Cucumber
5 15 (6.61%) HP UFT
6 14 (6.17%) Subversion
7 12 (5.29%) Selenium
8 11 (4.85%) NUnit
8 11 (4.85%) WebDriver
9 9 (3.96%) MSTest
10 7 (3.08%) Jenkins
10 7 (3.08%) Maven
11 6 (2.64%) FitNesse
12 4 (1.76%) Eclipse
12 4 (1.76%) JIRA
12 4 (1.76%) JUnit
12 4 (1.76%) NSubstitute
13 2 (0.88%) Bitbucket
13 2 (0.88%) NuGet
General
1 97 (42.73%) Finance
2 12 (5.29%) Marketing
3 9 (3.96%) Banking
4 3 (1.32%) Legal
4 3 (1.32%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.88%) Back Office
5 2 (0.88%) Brand Awareness
5 2 (0.88%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.88%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.88%) Retail
5 2 (0.88%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.44%) Advertising
6 1 (0.44%) Billing
6 1 (0.44%) German Language
6 1 (0.44%) Local Government
6 1 (0.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 63 (27.75%) Analyst
2 43 (18.94%) Developer
3 21 (9.25%) Support Analyst
4 17 (7.49%) Test Analyst
4 17 (7.49%) Test Engineer
5 16 (7.05%) Analyst Programmer
5 16 (7.05%) Programmer
6 15 (6.61%) .NET Analyst Programmer
6 15 (6.61%) .NET Programmer
6 15 (6.61%) C# Programmer
7 14 (6.17%) Administrator
7 14 (6.17%) Support Engineer
8 13 (5.73%) .NET Developer
9 12 (5.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 12 (5.29%) SQL Developer
10 11 (4.85%) Consultant
10 11 (4.85%) Software Developer
11 10 (4.41%) SQL BI Developer
11 10 (4.41%) SQL Server Developer
11 10 (4.41%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (29.96%) .NET
2 40 (17.62%) ASP.NET
3 32 (14.10%) .NET Framework
4 26 (11.45%) AngularJS
5 23 (10.13%) Gherkin
6 21 (9.25%) CSS
6 21 (9.25%) HTML
7 19 (8.37%) ASP.NET Web API
8 15 (6.61%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (4.41%) Entity Framework
10 9 (3.96%) XML
11 7 (3.08%) jQuery
11 7 (3.08%) Web Services
12 5 (2.20%) SOAP
12 5 (2.20%) WCF
13 4 (1.76%) HTML5
13 4 (1.76%) REST
13 4 (1.76%) XML Schema
13 4 (1.76%) XSLT
14 3 (1.32%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.69%) Analytical Skills
1 22 (9.69%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (5.29%) Data Centre
3 10 (4.41%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.08%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.20%) Fintech
5 5 (2.20%) Replication
6 4 (1.76%) Driving Licence
6 4 (1.76%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.88%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.88%) e-Learning
7 2 (0.88%) Fat Client
7 2 (0.88%) Private Cloud
7 2 (0.88%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.44%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.44%) EPoS
8 1 (0.44%) iPad
8 1 (0.44%) Social Media
8 1 (0.44%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 71 (31.28%) Windows
2 36 (15.86%) Windows Server
3 20 (8.81%) Linux
3 20 (8.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (4.41%) Windows 7
5 8 (3.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (3.08%) Unix
7 6 (2.64%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (2.20%) Windows 10
8 5 (2.20%) Windows XP
9 4 (1.76%) Android
9 4 (1.76%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.32%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.88%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.88%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (24.23%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (14.98%) Scrum
3 26 (11.45%) MVC
3 26 (11.45%) Test Automation
4 25 (11.01%) Project Management
5 24 (10.57%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (10.13%) Business Intelligence
7 21 (9.25%) TDD
8 20 (8.81%) OO
8 20 (8.81%) Software Testing
9 18 (7.93%) ITIL
10 17 (7.49%) User Acceptance Testing
11 16 (7.05%) Defect Management
12 14 (6.17%) Change Management
12 14 (6.17%) ETL
13 13 (5.73%) Disaster Recovery
13 13 (5.73%) User Stories
14 12 (5.29%) Analytics
14 12 (5.29%) DevOps
14 12 (5.29%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 70 (30.84%) C#
2 62 (27.31%) SQL
3 27 (11.89%) JavaScript
4 24 (10.57%) Java
5 21 (9.25%) PowerShell
6 17 (7.49%) T-SQL
7 8 (3.52%) Python
8 5 (2.20%) PL/SQL
8 5 (2.20%) VBScript
9 4 (1.76%) Bash Shell
9 4 (1.76%) XPath
10 3 (1.32%) Perl
11 2 (0.88%) Bourne shell
11 2 (0.88%) Korn
11 2 (0.88%) VB
12 1 (0.44%) R
12 1 (0.44%) Ruby
12 1 (0.44%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.44%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 32 (14.10%) Degree
2 12 (5.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (3.96%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (3.52%) CCNA
5 7 (3.08%) MCSE
6 4 (1.76%) CCNP
6 4 (1.76%) MCP
7 3 (1.32%) CISSP
7 3 (1.32%) ISEB
7 3 (1.32%) MCITP
7 3 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (1.32%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.32%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.88%) HND
8 2 (0.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.44%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.44%) JNCIP
9 1 (0.44%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.64%) SLA
2 5 (2.20%) QA
3 4 (1.76%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.88%) COBIT
5 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 37 (16.30%) Active Directory
2 18 (7.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.52%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (3.08%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.76%) XenApp
6 3 (1.32%) BitLocker
7 2 (0.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (0.88%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (0.88%) MetaFrame
7 2 (0.88%) NDS
7 2 (0.88%) NetIQ eDirectory
7 2 (0.88%) NFS
7 2 (0.88%) Samba
7 2 (0.88%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.88%) UAG
7 2 (0.88%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.88%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.88%) vSphere
7 2 (0.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (7.93%) SCCM
2 8 (3.52%) Puppet
3 7 (3.08%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (2.64%) Ansible
4 6 (2.64%) SCOM
5 5 (2.20%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (1.76%) DameWare
7 2 (0.88%) Capistrano
7 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.88%) Nagios
7 2 (0.88%) NetIQ Identity Manager
7 2 (0.88%) PowerCLI
7 2 (0.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (0.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (0.88%) yum
8 1 (0.44%) Iperf
8 1 (0.44%) SCSM
Vendors
1 23 (10.13%) VMware
2 19 (8.37%) Cisco
3 18 (7.93%) Oracle
4 15 (6.61%) Tableau
5 8 (3.52%) Citrix
6 6 (2.64%) F5
6 6 (2.64%) Google
6 6 (2.64%) Intel Security
7 4 (1.76%) MuleSoft
7 4 (1.76%) Sitecore
7 4 (1.76%) Symantec
8 3 (1.32%) EMC
8 3 (1.32%) Sophos
8 3 (1.32%) WatchGuard
9 2 (0.88%) Altiris
9 2 (0.88%) CA
9 2 (0.88%) IBM
9 2 (0.88%) Juniper
9 2 (0.88%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (0.88%) Splunk
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