The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Edinburgh region.

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

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 10 8 9
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 230 176 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 13.78% 15.83% 15.03%
As % of the Vendors category 33.63% 34.92% 35.64%
Number of salaries quoted 155 112 169
Average salary £39,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.53% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £21,000 £26,320
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £47,900
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,122
% change year-on-year
- +3.81%
Vendors Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
684 504 606
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 40.98% 45.32% 42.17%
Number of salaries quoted 425 326 461
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,950 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
Scotland

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 23 April 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 176 (43.24%) MS Excel
2 165 (40.54%) .NET
3 155 (38.08%) C#
4 154 (37.84%) Finance
5 151 (37.10%) SQL Server
6 137 (33.66%) ASP.NET
7 118 (28.99%) Windows
8 106 (26.04%) SQL
9 104 (25.55%) SharePoint
10 96 (23.59%) MVC
11 83 (20.39%) ASP.NET MVC
12 75 (18.43%) JavaScript
13 67 (16.46%) VMware
14 61 (14.99%) Windows Server 2008
15 60 (14.74%) MS Office
16 56 (13.76%) CSS
17 54 (13.27%) HTML
18 52 (12.78%) ITIL
18 52 (12.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 51 (12.53%) Degree
20 50 (12.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 49 (12.04%) Business Intelligence
21 49 (12.04%) Citrix
22 48 (11.79%) VMware Infrastructure
23 44 (10.81%) SQL Server 2008
24 42 (10.32%) Linux
24 42 (10.32%) PowerShell
25 41 (10.07%) Microsoft Certification
26 39 (9.58%) CRM
27 38 (9.34%) Active Directory

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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
1 104 (25.55%) SharePoint
2 28 (6.88%) IIS
3 14 (3.44%) MS Exchange
4 12 (2.95%) SharePoint Server
4 12 (2.95%) SharePoint 2010
5 8 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (1.97%) CMS
5 8 (1.97%) SAS
6 6 (1.47%) Lync
7 5 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.74%) DNN
9 2 (0.49%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.49%) WorkSite
9 2 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.25%) Apache
10 1 (0.25%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 176 (43.24%) MS Excel
2 60 (14.74%) MS Office
3 11 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (2.70%) MS Visio
4 10 (2.46%) Acrobat
4 10 (2.46%) RoboHelp
4 10 (2.46%) FrameMaker
4 10 (2.46%) MS Project
5 4 (0.98%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 26 (6.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (3.44%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.49%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.49%) SiteCatalyst
3 2 (0.49%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.25%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.93%) SaaS
2 4 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.16%) DNS
2 17 (4.18%) NetScaler
3 15 (3.69%) TCP/IP
4 12 (2.95%) WAN
5 9 (2.21%) LAN
5 9 (2.21%) Internet
6 7 (1.72%) Firewall
7 6 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (1.47%) SMTP
8 5 (1.23%) DHCP
8 5 (1.23%) VoIP
8 5 (1.23%) VPN
8 5 (1.23%) FTP
8 5 (1.23%) HTTP
8 5 (1.23%) HTTPS
8 5 (1.23%) SAN
9 4 (0.98%) Intranet
9 4 (0.98%) ADSL
10 3 (0.74%) SSL
10 3 (0.74%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (37.10%) SQL Server
2 52 (12.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 50 (12.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 44 (10.81%) SQL Server 2008
5 33 (8.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 31 (7.62%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (4.18%) OLAP
8 15 (3.69%) SQL Server 2005
9 13 (3.19%) Relational Database
10 11 (2.70%) QlikView
11 8 (1.97%) Oracle Database
11 8 (1.97%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 8 (1.97%) SQL Server 2000
11 8 (1.97%) Crystal Reports
12 7 (1.72%) PerformancePoint
13 5 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (1.23%) MySQL
13 5 (1.23%) Star Schema
14 4 (0.98%) MS Access
14 4 (0.98%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 34 (8.35%) Visual Studio
2 19 (4.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (1.47%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 6 (1.47%) NUnit
4 5 (1.23%) MSBuild
4 5 (1.23%) InstallShield
5 4 (0.98%) MSTest
5 4 (0.98%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (0.74%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.49%) ClearQuest
7 2 (0.49%) Subversion
7 2 (0.49%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.49%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.49%) Fiddler
8 1 (0.25%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.25%) RubyMine
8 1 (0.25%) JIRA
8 1 (0.25%) CruiseControl
General
1 154 (37.84%) Finance
2 24 (5.90%) Marketing
3 20 (4.91%) Banking
4 18 (4.42%) Retail
5 14 (3.44%) Telecoms
6 10 (2.46%) Back Office
7 8 (1.97%) Legal
8 6 (1.47%) Law
9 4 (0.98%) Automotive
9 4 (0.98%) Advertising
10 3 (0.74%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.74%) Dutch Language
10 3 (0.74%) French Language
10 3 (0.74%) German Language
10 3 (0.74%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 155 (38.08%) Developer
2 78 (19.16%) Analyst
3 52 (12.78%) Senior Developer
4 43 (10.57%) Consultant
5 37 (9.09%) Programmer
6 36 (8.85%) .NET Developer
7 30 (7.37%) Software Developer
8 27 (6.63%) Web Developer
9 24 (5.90%) Senior Consultant
10 21 (5.16%) Senior Programmer
11 18 (4.42%) Administrator
12 17 (4.18%) Senior Web Developer
12 17 (4.18%) Server Analyst
13 16 (3.93%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 16 (3.93%) Support Analyst
14 15 (3.69%) Support Engineer
15 14 (3.44%) Project Manager
16 12 (2.95%) DBA
16 12 (2.95%) 3rd Line Support
16 12 (2.95%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (40.54%) .NET
2 137 (33.66%) ASP.NET
3 83 (20.39%) ASP.NET MVC
4 56 (13.76%) CSS
5 54 (13.27%) HTML
6 37 (9.09%) XML
6 37 (9.09%) jQuery
7 28 (6.88%) .NET Framework
8 24 (5.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 19 (4.67%) HTML5
9 19 (4.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 18 (4.42%) XSLT
11 17 (4.18%) NHibernate
11 17 (4.18%) WCF
12 16 (3.93%) Ajax
12 16 (3.93%) CSS3
13 13 (3.19%) COM
14 11 (2.70%) WinForms
15 10 (2.46%) Web Services
16 9 (2.21%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 22 (5.41%) Computer Science
2 14 (3.44%) Clustering
3 9 (2.21%) CLARiiON
4 5 (1.23%) N-Tier
5 4 (0.98%) Client/Server
5 4 (0.98%) Management Information System
5 4 (0.98%) Social Media
5 4 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (0.74%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (0.74%) Firmware
6 3 (0.74%) Blackberry
6 3 (0.74%) PDA
6 3 (0.74%) Data Extraction
6 3 (0.74%) Visualisation
7 2 (0.49%) CMDB
7 2 (0.49%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.25%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.25%) Replication
8 1 (0.25%) Blog
8 1 (0.25%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 118 (28.99%) Windows
2 61 (14.99%) Windows Server 2008
3 42 (10.32%) Linux
4 35 (8.60%) Windows Server 2003
5 31 (7.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (6.14%) Windows 7
7 24 (5.90%) UNIX
8 18 (4.42%) Windows XP
9 13 (3.19%) Windows Vista
10 11 (2.70%) Windows 2000
11 5 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.74%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.74%) AIX
13 2 (0.49%) Debian
13 2 (0.49%) Android
13 2 (0.49%) CentOS
13 2 (0.49%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.25%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (23.59%) MVC
2 52 (12.78%) ITIL
3 49 (12.04%) Business Intelligence
4 39 (9.58%) CRM
5 38 (9.34%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (8.11%) Scrum
7 30 (7.37%) Service Management
8 28 (6.88%) Web Development
9 26 (6.39%) Workflow
10 25 (6.14%) Software Engineering
11 21 (5.16%) Project Management
12 20 (4.91%) ETL
12 20 (4.91%) OO
13 19 (4.67%) Service Delivery
14 15 (3.69%) Disaster Recovery
14 15 (3.69%) E-Commerce
15 14 (3.44%) Analytics
16 13 (3.19%) Migration
16 13 (3.19%) Document Management
16 13 (3.19%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 155 (38.08%) C#
2 106 (26.04%) SQL
3 75 (18.43%) JavaScript
4 42 (10.32%) PowerShell
5 28 (6.88%) T-SQL
6 20 (4.91%) VB.NET
7 17 (4.18%) Perl
8 15 (3.69%) VB
9 13 (3.19%) Java
10 6 (1.47%) XQuery
11 5 (1.23%) PL/SQL
11 5 (1.23%) VBScript
12 4 (0.98%) C
12 4 (0.98%) VBA
12 4 (0.98%) Python
13 3 (0.74%) PHP
14 1 (0.25%) Delphi
14 1 (0.25%) VB6
14 1 (0.25%) Ruby
14 1 (0.25%) XPath
Qualifications
1 51 (12.53%) Degree
2 41 (10.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (5.90%) MCSE
4 18 (4.42%) MCITP
5 14 (3.44%) CCA
5 14 (3.44%) Citrix Certification
6 12 (2.95%) CCAA
7 11 (2.70%) Security Cleared
8 10 (2.46%) MCP
9 8 (1.97%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (1.72%) CCNA
11 5 (1.23%) MCSA
11 5 (1.23%) CCNP
12 4 (0.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (0.74%) MCTS
13 3 (0.74%) MCPD
14 2 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
15 1 (0.25%) JNCIA
15 1 (0.25%) ISTQB
15 1 (0.25%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.95%) SLA
2 8 (1.97%) QA
3 4 (0.98%) Solvency II
3 4 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.74%) Data Quality
System Software
1 48 (11.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (9.34%) Active Directory
3 31 (7.62%) XenApp
4 26 (6.39%) XenDesktop
5 23 (5.65%) Hyper-V
6 18 (4.42%) vSphere
7 13 (3.19%) XenServer
8 9 (2.21%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.49%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.25%) Openswan
10 1 (0.25%) vCloud
10 1 (0.25%) Squid
10 1 (0.25%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 20 (4.91%) SCOM
2 15 (3.69%) XenMobile
3 12 (2.95%) SCCM
4 5 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.74%) WSUS
6 2 (0.49%) ServiceCenter
6 2 (0.49%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.49%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.25%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.25%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.25%) Puppet
7 1 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 67 (16.46%) VMware
2 49 (12.04%) Citrix
3 28 (6.88%) Oracle
4 16 (3.93%) Red Hat
5 15 (3.69%) Business Objects
6 14 (3.44%) Cisco
7 13 (3.19%) Fujitsu
8 11 (2.70%) Symantec
9 10 (2.46%) Salesforce.com
9 10 (2.46%) Adobe
9 10 (2.46%) EMC
9 10 (2.46%) NetApp
10 7 (1.72%) Juniper
11 5 (1.23%) SAP
11 5 (1.23%) Reuters
12 4 (0.98%) CheckPoint
12 4 (0.98%) Cognos
12 4 (0.98%) HP
12 4 (0.98%) Dell
12 4 (0.98%) Tableau
Edinburgh
DP Connect
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £41000 per annum + benefits, bonsuses, holidays
Posted: 22 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + Good Career Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Head Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Career Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Avanade UK Ltd
Salary: Competative Salary
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Career Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Career Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Evolve IT Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum 10% bonus (min), Pension, Medical...
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago