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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 10 9 14
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 247 185 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 16.60% 14.86% 11.61%
As % of the Vendors category 42.29% 37.15% 27.90%
Number of salaries quoted 176 125 92
Average salary £34,000 £40,000 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +22.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £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
584 498 509
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 39.25% 40.00% 41.62%
Number of salaries quoted 388 299 363
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 16 September 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 185 (40.31%) C#
2 169 (36.82%) SQL Server
2 169 (36.82%) Windows
3 164 (35.73%) .NET
4 163 (35.51%) MS Excel
5 148 (32.24%) Finance
6 130 (28.32%) SQL
7 117 (25.49%) ASP.NET
8 102 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
9 83 (18.08%) JavaScript
10 77 (16.78%) Degree
11 76 (16.56%) HTML
11 76 (16.56%) MVC
12 75 (16.34%) SharePoint
13 74 (16.12%) VMware
14 72 (15.69%) Active Directory
15 69 (15.03%) ITIL
16 66 (14.38%) Analytical Skills
17 65 (14.16%) ASP.NET MVC
18 64 (13.94%) Scrum
19 57 (12.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 57 (12.42%) VMware Infrastructure
20 55 (11.98%) Microsoft Certification
21 53 (11.55%) Windows Server 2003
22 52 (11.33%) DNS
22 52 (11.33%) XML
23 51 (11.11%) CSS
24 45 (9.80%) Citrix
25 43 (9.37%) Oracle
25 43 (9.37%) Windows Server 2008

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (16.34%) SharePoint
2 34 (7.41%) MS Exchange
3 31 (6.75%) IIS
4 18 (3.92%) CMS
5 15 (3.27%) Lync
6 14 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (2.40%) NServiceBus
8 8 (1.74%) SharePoint 2010
8 8 (1.74%) BizTalk Server
9 7 (1.53%) WebLogic
9 7 (1.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 6 (1.31%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (1.31%) Oracle Workflow
11 5 (1.09%) SAS
11 5 (1.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 5 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (0.87%) WorkSite
12 4 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2000
13 3 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2003
13 3 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 163 (35.51%) MS Excel
2 42 (9.15%) MS Office
3 19 (4.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.09%) MS Project
4 5 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.87%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.22%) RoboHelp
6 1 (0.22%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.22%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 26 (5.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (2.83%) Oracle EBS
3 12 (2.61%) Oracle EBS R12
3 12 (2.61%) Oracle 11i
4 7 (1.53%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (1.09%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 5 (1.09%) Oracle General Ledger
5 5 (1.09%) Oracle iProcurement
5 5 (1.09%) Markit EDM
5 5 (1.09%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (1.09%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 5 (1.09%) Oracle Receivables
5 5 (1.09%) Oracle Cash Management
6 3 (0.65%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (0.44%) FRx
7 2 (0.44%) HFM
7 2 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.22%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.22%) Movex
Cloud Services
1 26 (5.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (4.58%) Office 365
3 4 (0.87%) IaaS
4 2 (0.44%) SaaS
4 2 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.44%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 52 (11.33%) DNS
2 31 (6.75%) WAN
3 30 (6.54%) LAN
4 25 (5.45%) Internet
5 20 (4.36%) SMTP
6 19 (4.14%) TCP/IP
7 18 (3.92%) VPN
8 17 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
8 17 (3.70%) Firewall
9 16 (3.49%) HTTP
10 14 (3.05%) FTP
10 14 (3.05%) VoIP
10 14 (3.05%) HTTPS
11 12 (2.61%) NetScaler
12 9 (1.96%) DHCP
12 9 (1.96%) SAN
13 7 (1.53%) ADSL
14 6 (1.31%) Cisco IPT
14 6 (1.31%) IP Telephony
15 5 (1.09%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 169 (36.82%) SQL Server
2 57 (12.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 32 (6.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 29 (6.32%) SQL Server 2008
5 19 (4.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 15 (3.27%) Oracle Reports
7 10 (2.18%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (2.18%) MySQL
8 8 (1.74%) Oracle Database
9 7 (1.53%) Oracle Discoverer
9 7 (1.53%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (1.53%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (1.53%) Oracle BI EE
9 7 (1.53%) Big Data
10 6 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (1.31%) PerformancePoint
11 5 (1.09%) Crystal Reports
11 5 (1.09%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 4 (0.87%) Relational Database
12 4 (0.87%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 39 (8.50%) Visual Studio
2 23 (5.01%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (2.61%) Oracle Forms
3 12 (2.61%) SpecFlow
4 5 (1.09%) Oracle APEX
4 5 (1.09%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 4 (0.87%) MSBuild
5 4 (0.87%) JIRA
6 3 (0.65%) InstallShield
6 3 (0.65%) Bugzilla
6 3 (0.65%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.44%) RubyMine
7 2 (0.44%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.22%) Toad
8 1 (0.22%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (0.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.22%) Subversion
8 1 (0.22%) Selenium
8 1 (0.22%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.22%) FogBugz
General
1 148 (32.24%) Finance
2 23 (5.01%) Marketing
3 14 (3.05%) Advertising
4 13 (2.83%) Back Office
4 13 (2.83%) Banking
5 10 (2.18%) Legal
6 9 (1.96%) Law
7 7 (1.53%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.09%) Games
8 5 (1.09%) General Ledger
9 4 (0.87%) Retail
10 3 (0.65%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.65%) Billing
10 3 (0.65%) Dutch Language
10 3 (0.65%) French Language
10 3 (0.65%) German Language
10 3 (0.65%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.44%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.44%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.22%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 119 (25.93%) Developer
2 110 (23.97%) Analyst
3 50 (10.89%) Consultant
4 46 (10.02%) Programmer
5 39 (8.50%) Support Analyst
6 31 (6.75%) Senior Developer
7 27 (5.88%) IT Support
8 26 (5.66%) .NET Developer
9 25 (5.45%) Software Developer
10 24 (5.23%) Senior Consultant
11 21 (4.58%) Architect
11 21 (4.58%) Software Engineer
11 21 (4.58%) IT Support Analyst
12 20 (4.36%) .NET Programmer
12 20 (4.36%) Administrator
13 19 (4.14%) Analyst Programmer
13 19 (4.14%) Support Engineer
13 19 (4.14%) Junior
14 18 (3.92%) C# Developer
14 18 (3.92%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 164 (35.73%) .NET
2 117 (25.49%) ASP.NET
3 76 (16.56%) HTML
4 65 (14.16%) ASP.NET MVC
5 52 (11.33%) XML
6 51 (11.11%) CSS
7 37 (8.06%) jQuery
7 37 (8.06%) .NET Framework
8 25 (5.45%) WCF
9 21 (4.58%) Web Services
10 18 (3.92%) NHibernate
11 16 (3.49%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 15 (3.27%) COM
12 15 (3.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 12 (2.61%) XSLT
13 12 (2.61%) AngularJS
13 12 (2.61%) Castle Windsor
14 11 (2.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 11 (2.40%) Sass
14 11 (2.40%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 66 (14.38%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (4.14%) Management Information System
2 19 (4.14%) Computer Science
3 12 (2.61%) Clustering
3 12 (2.61%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (2.40%) User Experience
4 11 (2.40%) Blackberry
5 6 (1.31%) Visualisation
5 6 (1.31%) Blog
5 6 (1.31%) PMI
6 5 (1.09%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (0.87%) Open Source
7 4 (0.87%) iPad
8 3 (0.65%) N-Tier
8 3 (0.65%) Thin Client
8 3 (0.65%) Fat Client
8 3 (0.65%) Mathematics
8 3 (0.65%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (0.44%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.44%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 169 (36.82%) Windows
2 53 (11.55%) Windows Server 2003
3 43 (9.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 39 (8.50%) Linux
5 35 (7.63%) Windows 7
6 26 (5.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 25 (5.45%) UNIX
8 12 (2.61%) Windows 2000 Server
9 10 (2.18%) Windows XP
9 10 (2.18%) Windows 2000
10 9 (1.96%) Ubuntu
10 9 (1.96%) Windows Phone
11 8 (1.74%) Solaris
12 7 (1.53%) AIX
13 4 (0.87%) Windows Phone 8
13 4 (0.87%) CentOS
13 4 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (0.87%) Debian
14 3 (0.65%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.65%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (16.56%) MVC
3 69 (15.03%) ITIL
4 64 (13.94%) Scrum
5 42 (9.15%) Business Intelligence
6 34 (7.41%) CRM
7 33 (7.19%) Service Delivery
8 31 (6.75%) TDD
9 29 (6.32%) Project Management
10 28 (6.10%) Mentoring
11 26 (5.66%) UML
11 26 (5.66%) Web Development
12 25 (5.45%) OO
13 24 (5.23%) Software Engineering
14 22 (4.79%) SOA
15 19 (4.14%) Workflow
16 17 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
16 17 (3.70%) BDD
17 16 (3.49%) Performance Monitoring
17 16 (3.49%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 185 (40.31%) C#
2 130 (28.32%) SQL
3 83 (18.08%) JavaScript
4 35 (7.63%) PowerShell
5 32 (6.97%) T-SQL
6 29 (6.32%) VB.NET
7 14 (3.05%) Perl
8 11 (2.40%) C
9 9 (1.96%) Java
10 8 (1.74%) PL/SQL
10 8 (1.74%) Python
11 6 (1.31%) C++
11 6 (1.31%) VBA
12 4 (0.87%) Ruby
13 3 (0.65%) VB
13 3 (0.65%) XQuery
14 1 (0.22%) Smalltalk
14 1 (0.22%) VBScript
14 1 (0.22%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.22%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 77 (16.78%) Degree
2 55 (11.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (5.88%) MCSE
4 15 (3.27%) MCITP
5 14 (3.05%) MCP
6 11 (2.40%) CCA
6 11 (2.40%) Citrix Certification
6 11 (2.40%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (2.18%) CCNA
8 8 (1.74%) ISTQB
8 8 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (1.74%) MCSA
9 7 (1.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 6 (1.31%) PMI Certification
11 5 (1.09%) OCP
11 5 (1.09%) Oracle Certification
11 5 (1.09%) MBA
11 5 (1.09%) JNCIA
12 3 (0.65%) HND
12 3 (0.65%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.66%) SLA
2 23 (5.01%) QA
3 14 (3.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (1.96%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.87%) Data Quality
System Software
1 72 (15.69%) Active Directory
2 57 (12.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (5.45%) Hyper-V
4 14 (3.05%) XenApp
5 9 (1.96%) MetaFrame
6 7 (1.53%) Oracle RMAN
6 7 (1.53%) Oracle RAC
6 7 (1.53%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (1.31%) vSphere
8 4 (0.87%) Forefront TMG
9 3 (0.65%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.44%) XenServer
10 2 (0.44%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.44%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.22%) Squid
11 1 (0.22%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.22%) Postfix
11 1 (0.22%) Openswan
Systems Management
1 7 (1.53%) HP Quality Center
1 7 (1.53%) Data Guard
2 6 (1.31%) SCCM
3 4 (0.87%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (0.65%) SCOM
4 3 (0.65%) Windows Intune
4 3 (0.65%) XenMobile
5 2 (0.44%) WSUS
6 1 (0.22%) OpenView
6 1 (0.22%) Puppet
6 1 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 74 (16.12%) VMware
2 45 (9.80%) Citrix
3 43 (9.37%) Oracle
4 31 (6.75%) Cisco
5 19 (4.14%) HP
6 14 (3.05%) Twitter
7 11 (2.40%) Juniper
8 7 (1.53%) Red Hat
8 7 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (1.31%) Bloomberg
10 5 (1.09%) Fidessa
10 5 (1.09%) Google
10 5 (1.09%) thinkFolio
10 5 (1.09%) Tableau
11 4 (0.87%) SolarWinds
11 4 (0.87%) Reuters
11 4 (0.87%) SAP
12 3 (0.65%) IBM
12 3 (0.65%) Adobe
12 3 (0.65%) Sage
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