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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 13 14 11
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 154 155 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.97% 11.47% 13.41%
As % of the Vendors category 30.62% 30.94% 36.71%
Number of salaries quoted 98 108 147
Median salary £43,000 £39,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.86% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,230 £24,000 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £58,300 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
503 501 602
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 39.08% 37.08% 36.53%
Number of salaries quoted 286 303 389
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,800 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £57,500
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 4 May 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 134 (46.37%) MS Excel
2 91 (31.49%) Windows
3 83 (28.72%) SQL Server
4 80 (27.68%) Finance
5 77 (26.64%) .NET
6 71 (24.57%) Degree
7 70 (24.22%) C#
8 68 (23.53%) SQL
9 66 (22.84%) Agile Software Development
10 49 (16.96%) MS Office
11 44 (15.22%) ASP.NET
12 42 (14.53%) Analytical Skills
13 40 (13.84%) Windows Server
14 39 (13.49%) Business Analysis
15 38 (13.15%) Computer Science
15 38 (13.15%) Active Directory
16 34 (11.76%) Mentoring
17 33 (11.42%) Oracle
17 33 (11.42%) Scrum
18 32 (11.07%) MS Exchange
19 31 (10.73%) HTML
20 30 (10.38%) JavaScript
20 30 (10.38%) VMware
20 30 (10.38%) Windows Server 2008
21 29 (10.03%) ITIL
22 28 (9.69%) SharePoint
23 26 (9.00%) CRM
23 26 (9.00%) VMware Infrastructure
24 25 (8.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 25 (8.65%) Banking

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 32 (11.07%) MS Exchange
2 28 (9.69%) SharePoint
3 11 (3.81%) IIS
4 10 (3.46%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (3.11%) Apache Spark
6 8 (2.77%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (2.77%) Skype for Business
7 7 (2.42%) Apache
7 7 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (2.42%) SAS
8 6 (2.08%) JBoss
8 6 (2.08%) Node.js
9 5 (1.73%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.69%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.35%) CMS
11 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 134 (46.37%) MS Excel
2 49 (16.96%) MS Office
3 13 (4.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (2.42%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.38%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (1.38%) Photoshop
5 4 (1.38%) Stata
6 3 (1.04%) SPSS
7 1 (0.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 20 (6.92%) Markit EDM
2 15 (5.19%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (2.77%) Dynamics NAV
4 7 (2.42%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (2.42%) Dynamics GP
5 3 (1.04%) Sage CRM
6 2 (0.69%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.69%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 21 (7.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 21 (7.27%) SaaS
2 18 (6.23%) Office 365
3 6 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.38%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.35%) Bluemix
5 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.35%) IaaS
5 1 (0.35%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.35%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.15%) DNS
1 12 (4.15%) Firewall
2 11 (3.81%) DHCP
2 11 (3.81%) SAN
3 8 (2.77%) VPN
4 4 (1.38%) LAN
4 4 (1.38%) Remote Desktop
4 4 (1.38%) WAN
5 3 (1.04%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (1.04%) HTTP
5 3 (1.04%) NAS
5 3 (1.04%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.04%) VoIP
6 2 (0.69%) SSL
7 1 (0.35%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (0.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (0.35%) Internet
7 1 (0.35%) MPLS
7 1 (0.35%) RFID
7 1 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (28.72%) SQL Server
2 25 (8.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (7.96%) Data Mining
4 17 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (5.54%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (5.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (4.15%) Big Data
7 9 (3.11%) Hadoop
8 7 (2.42%) MongoDB
9 6 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (1.73%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (1.73%) Oracle BI EE
10 5 (1.73%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (1.73%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (1.04%) MySQL
11 3 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.69%) GIS
12 2 (0.69%) MS Access
12 2 (0.69%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 24 (8.30%) Visual Studio
2 12 (4.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (2.08%) Selenium
4 5 (1.73%) HP UFT
4 5 (1.73%) JIRA
5 4 (1.38%) Cucumber
5 4 (1.38%) SpecFlow
6 3 (1.04%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.04%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.04%) MSI
6 3 (1.04%) ReSharper
7 2 (0.69%) AdminStudio
7 2 (0.69%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.69%) FitNesse
7 2 (0.69%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.69%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 1 (0.35%) FindBugs
8 1 (0.35%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.35%) NSubstitute
8 1 (0.35%) WinDbg
General
1 80 (27.68%) Finance
2 25 (8.65%) Banking
3 22 (7.61%) Marketing
4 16 (5.54%) Legal
5 14 (4.84%) Games
6 9 (3.11%) Back Office
7 7 (2.42%) Investment Banking
7 7 (2.42%) Retail
8 6 (2.08%) Financial Institution
8 6 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (2.08%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.38%) Manufacturing
10 3 (1.04%) Military
11 2 (0.69%) Billing
11 2 (0.69%) Law
12 1 (0.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 53 (18.34%) Developer
2 50 (17.30%) Analyst
3 26 (9.00%) Consultant
4 25 (8.65%) Support Analyst
5 22 (7.61%) .NET Developer
6 21 (7.27%) C# Developer
6 21 (7.27%) Support Engineer
7 19 (6.57%) Architect
8 16 (5.54%) Applications Support
9 15 (5.19%) Administrator
10 14 (4.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 12 (4.15%) C# .NET Developer
11 12 (4.15%) Software Developer
12 11 (3.81%) Systems Administrator
12 11 (3.81%) Team Leader
13 10 (3.46%) IT Engineer
13 10 (3.46%) Principal Consultant
14 8 (2.77%) Applications Support Analyst
14 8 (2.77%) Desktop Support
14 8 (2.77%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (26.64%) .NET
2 44 (15.22%) ASP.NET
3 31 (10.73%) HTML
4 21 (7.27%) CSS
5 16 (5.54%) HTML5
6 14 (4.84%) AngularJS
7 12 (4.15%) .NET Framework
7 12 (4.15%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (4.15%) XML
8 11 (3.81%) Middleware
8 11 (3.81%) WCF
9 10 (3.46%) React
10 9 (3.11%) Web Services
11 8 (2.77%) Entity Framework
12 7 (2.42%) Java EE
13 6 (2.08%) REST
13 6 (2.08%) SOAP
13 6 (2.08%) WPF
14 5 (1.73%) KnockoutJS
14 5 (1.73%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 42 (14.53%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (13.15%) Computer Science
3 25 (8.65%) Management Information System
4 15 (5.19%) Data Centre
5 13 (4.50%) Mathematics
6 12 (4.15%) Mobile App
7 11 (3.81%) Informatics
8 9 (3.11%) EPoS
9 7 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (2.42%) Statistics
10 6 (2.08%) Physics
11 5 (1.73%) Clustering
11 5 (1.73%) Data Extraction
11 5 (1.73%) N-Tier
11 5 (1.73%) Replication
11 5 (1.73%) User Experience
12 4 (1.38%) Applied Mathematics
12 4 (1.38%) Health Informatics
12 4 (1.38%) Visualisation
13 3 (1.04%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 91 (31.49%) Windows
2 40 (13.84%) Windows Server
3 30 (10.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (8.30%) Windows 7
5 21 (7.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (6.57%) Linux
7 11 (3.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (3.46%) Unix
9 9 (3.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (2.08%) Apple iOS
11 5 (1.73%) Android
11 5 (1.73%) Windows 10
11 5 (1.73%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.69%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.35%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (22.84%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (13.49%) Business Analysis
3 34 (11.76%) Mentoring
4 33 (11.42%) Scrum
5 29 (10.03%) ITIL
6 26 (9.00%) CRM
7 25 (8.65%) Stakeholder Management
8 24 (8.30%) Project Management
9 23 (7.96%) Asset Management
10 22 (7.61%) Data Analysis
11 19 (6.57%) Business Intelligence
12 18 (6.23%) Change Management
12 18 (6.23%) Software Engineering
13 17 (5.88%) MVC
14 16 (5.54%) Open Source
15 15 (5.19%) SOA
16 14 (4.84%) Disaster Recovery
17 13 (4.50%) User Acceptance Testing
18 12 (4.15%) Analytics
18 12 (4.15%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 70 (24.22%) C#
2 68 (23.53%) SQL
3 30 (10.38%) JavaScript
4 17 (5.88%) VBA
5 16 (5.54%) Java
6 13 (4.50%) C++
6 13 (4.50%) PowerShell
7 12 (4.15%) T-SQL
8 9 (3.11%) Perl
8 9 (3.11%) Scala
9 8 (2.77%) VB.NET
10 7 (2.42%) Python
10 7 (2.42%) R
11 5 (1.73%) PL/SQL
11 5 (1.73%) Shell Script
11 5 (1.73%) VB
11 5 (1.73%) VBScript
12 4 (1.38%) C
13 3 (1.04%) MATLAB
14 2 (0.69%) VB6
Qualifications
1 71 (24.57%) Degree
2 12 (4.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (2.42%) ISTQB
3 7 (2.42%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.73%) ISEB
4 5 (1.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (1.73%) PMI Certification
4 5 (1.73%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.38%) MCSE
6 3 (1.04%) CCNA
6 3 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.69%) HND
7 2 (0.69%) MCDBA
7 2 (0.69%) MCITP
7 2 (0.69%) MCTS
7 2 (0.69%) PMP
8 1 (0.35%) MCP
8 1 (0.35%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.23%) SLA
2 8 (2.77%) QA
3 6 (2.08%) COBIT
4 4 (1.38%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (1.04%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.35%) Data Quality
System Software
1 38 (13.15%) Active Directory
2 26 (9.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.81%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.08%) vSphere
4 6 (2.08%) XenApp
5 5 (1.73%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (1.04%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (1.04%) MetaFrame
6 3 (1.04%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.69%) Squid
7 2 (0.69%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.35%) Docker
8 1 (0.35%) Firmware
8 1 (0.35%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 24 (8.30%) SCCM
2 15 (5.19%) SCOM
3 5 (1.73%) Puppet
4 4 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.04%) Ansible
5 3 (1.04%) Backup Exec
5 3 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (1.04%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.35%) HP Fortify
6 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (0.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.35%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 33 (11.42%) Oracle
2 30 (10.38%) VMware
3 20 (6.92%) Citrix
4 14 (4.84%) IBM
5 12 (4.15%) HP
6 10 (3.46%) Cisco
6 10 (3.46%) Red Hat
7 6 (2.08%) Cognizant
7 6 (2.08%) Dell
7 6 (2.08%) Tableau
7 6 (2.08%) Xamarin
8 5 (1.73%) Google
8 5 (1.73%) Symantec
9 4 (1.38%) Adobe
9 4 (1.38%) CA
9 4 (1.38%) Fujitsu
9 4 (1.38%) Greenplum
9 4 (1.38%) Intel
10 3 (1.04%) Cognos
10 3 (1.04%) Fidessa
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