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 29 July 2015 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 11 13 11
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 192 197 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 13.20% 13.19% 14.92%
As % of the Vendors category 34.78% 36.35% 39.78%
Number of salaries quoted 147 133 120
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,900 £25,200 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £61,000 £55,050
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
552 542 455
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 37.96% 36.28% 37.51%
Number of salaries quoted 376 393 308
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 29 July 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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.

1 158 (45.80%) MS Excel
2 123 (35.65%) SQL Server
3 112 (32.46%) .NET
4 105 (30.43%) Windows
5 98 (28.41%) Finance
6 84 (24.35%) C#
7 74 (21.45%) ASP.NET
7 74 (21.45%) VMware
8 73 (21.16%) SQL
9 62 (17.97%) Active Directory
10 61 (17.68%) SharePoint
11 60 (17.39%) Degree
12 58 (16.81%) JavaScript
13 57 (16.52%) MS Office
14 56 (16.23%) MVC
15 55 (15.94%) HTML
16 53 (15.36%) CSS
17 50 (14.49%) Agile Software Development
18 43 (12.46%) MS Exchange
19 42 (12.17%) .NET Framework
20 40 (11.59%) VMware Infrastructure
20 40 (11.59%) Project Management
21 38 (11.01%) ASP.NET MVC
22 36 (10.43%) jQuery
23 35 (10.14%) CRM
23 35 (10.14%) Business Intelligence
24 34 (9.86%) Stakeholder Management
24 34 (9.86%) PowerShell
25 31 (8.99%) ITIL
26 30 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 61 (17.68%) SharePoint
2 43 (12.46%) MS Exchange
3 22 (6.38%) IIS
4 12 (3.48%) IBM Notes
5 11 (3.19%) Lync
6 9 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (2.61%) Apache
7 8 (2.32%) Tomcat
7 8 (2.32%) SAS
8 7 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (1.74%) SharePoint Server
9 6 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.29%) CMS
11 1 (0.29%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.29%) WorkSite
11 1 (0.29%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 158 (45.80%) MS Excel
2 57 (16.52%) MS Office
3 28 (8.12%) MS Visio
4 25 (7.25%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (2.90%) MS Project
6 4 (1.16%) Photoshop
6 4 (1.16%) SPSS
7 1 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.29%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 26 (7.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.45%) HFM
2 5 (1.45%) Cognos TM1
2 5 (1.45%) Hyperion Planning
2 5 (1.45%) SAP BPC
3 4 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.58%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 21 (6.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.32%) Office 365
4 5 (1.45%) SaaS
5 4 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.58%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.51%) SAN
2 18 (5.22%) Firewall
3 17 (4.93%) WAN
4 12 (3.48%) DNS
5 11 (3.19%) Cisco IOS
6 10 (2.90%) DHCP
7 9 (2.61%) LAN
8 7 (2.03%) TCP/IP
8 7 (2.03%) IPsec
9 5 (1.45%) LDAP
9 5 (1.45%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (1.45%) HTTP
9 5 (1.45%) Internet
10 4 (1.16%) VoIP
10 4 (1.16%) VLAN
11 3 (0.87%) VPN
11 3 (0.87%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (0.87%) Intranet
12 2 (0.58%) Wireless
12 2 (0.58%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (35.65%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.22%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (4.93%) MySQL
3 17 (4.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (3.48%) MS Access
4 12 (3.48%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (3.19%) Big Data
5 11 (3.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (2.32%) Data Mining
7 7 (2.03%) Oracle Database
8 6 (1.74%) Oracle BI EE
9 5 (1.45%) Essbase
9 5 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (1.45%) Hyperion Smart View
9 5 (1.45%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (0.87%) NoSQL
11 3 (0.87%) Relational Database
11 3 (0.87%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 17 (4.93%) Visual Studio
2 8 (2.32%) HP UFT
2 8 (2.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (2.03%) Cucumber
4 5 (1.45%) SpecFlow
4 5 (1.45%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.58%) Selenium
6 1 (0.29%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.29%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.29%) FogBugz
6 1 (0.29%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.29%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.29%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.29%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.29%) JIRA
General
1 98 (28.41%) Finance
2 14 (4.06%) Banking
3 10 (2.90%) Games
4 8 (2.32%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.03%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.03%) Marketing
6 6 (1.74%) Investment Banking
6 6 (1.74%) Advertising
6 6 (1.74%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.16%) Electronics
8 3 (0.87%) Retail
9 2 (0.58%) Local Government
9 2 (0.58%) Back Office
9 2 (0.58%) Law
10 1 (0.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 73 (21.16%) Analyst
2 62 (17.97%) Developer
3 35 (10.14%) Project Manager
4 32 (9.28%) Architect
5 30 (8.70%) .NET Developer
6 22 (6.38%) Business Analyst
7 17 (4.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 15 (4.35%) Technical Architect
9 14 (4.06%) Consultant
9 14 (4.06%) Support Analyst
9 14 (4.06%) IT Support
10 13 (3.77%) C# Developer
11 12 (3.48%) IT Support Analyst
12 11 (3.19%) Systems Engineer
13 9 (2.61%) Solutions Analyst
14 8 (2.32%) Data Architect
14 8 (2.32%) Test Analyst
14 8 (2.32%) Software Engineer
14 8 (2.32%) Administrator
15 7 (2.03%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (32.46%) .NET
2 74 (21.45%) ASP.NET
3 55 (15.94%) HTML
4 53 (15.36%) CSS
5 42 (12.17%) .NET Framework
6 38 (11.01%) ASP.NET MVC
7 36 (10.43%) jQuery
8 27 (7.83%) XML
9 22 (6.38%) HTML5
10 18 (5.22%) Web Services
11 17 (4.93%) WinForms
11 17 (4.93%) AngularJS
12 14 (4.06%) NHibernate
12 14 (4.06%) Entity Framework
12 14 (4.06%) WPF
13 12 (3.48%) CSS3
14 9 (2.61%) XSD
15 8 (2.32%) Application Packaging
15 8 (2.32%) WCF
16 6 (1.74%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 28 (8.12%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 11 (3.19%) Data Centre
4 9 (2.61%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (2.61%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.03%) Replication
5 7 (2.03%) Blackberry
5 7 (2.03%) Inversion of Control
6 6 (1.74%) User Experience
6 6 (1.74%) Statistics
6 6 (1.74%) Mathematics
7 5 (1.45%) Economics
7 5 (1.45%) EPoS
7 5 (1.45%) Psychology
7 5 (1.45%) Visualisation
8 4 (1.16%) Data Integration
8 4 (1.16%) iPad
8 4 (1.16%) DTV
9 3 (0.87%) iPhone
9 3 (0.87%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 105 (30.43%) Windows
2 30 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (5.51%) Linux
4 17 (4.93%) Windows 7
5 13 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (2.32%) Windows 2000
6 8 (2.32%) Data ONTAP
7 5 (1.45%) Windows XP
8 3 (0.87%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (0.87%) Android
8 3 (0.87%) UNIX
8 3 (0.87%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.58%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.58%) Debian
10 1 (0.29%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (16.23%) MVC
2 50 (14.49%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (11.59%) Project Management
4 35 (10.14%) Business Intelligence
4 35 (10.14%) CRM
5 34 (9.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 31 (8.99%) ITIL
7 26 (7.54%) Software Engineering
8 24 (6.96%) Continuous Improvement
8 24 (6.96%) SDLC
9 23 (6.67%) Scrum
10 21 (6.09%) Change Management
10 21 (6.09%) Mentoring
11 19 (5.51%) Change Control
12 17 (4.93%) Programme Management
12 17 (4.93%) User Acceptance Testing
13 16 (4.64%) TDD
13 16 (4.64%) Line Management
14 15 (4.35%) Open Source
15 14 (4.06%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 84 (24.35%) C#
2 73 (21.16%) SQL
3 58 (16.81%) JavaScript
4 34 (9.86%) PowerShell
5 22 (6.38%) T-SQL
5 22 (6.38%) Java
6 16 (4.64%) Python
7 15 (4.35%) VBA
8 11 (3.19%) Bash Shell
9 10 (2.90%) VB.NET
10 7 (2.03%) VBScript
11 5 (1.45%) Perl
11 5 (1.45%) Ruby
12 4 (1.16%) C++
12 4 (1.16%) PHP
12 4 (1.16%) R
13 3 (0.87%) Lua
13 3 (0.87%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.58%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 60 (17.39%) Degree
2 22 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.45%) CISSP
3 5 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (1.45%) CEH
4 4 (1.16%) HND
4 4 (1.16%) MCSE
4 4 (1.16%) SSCP
4 4 (1.16%) GIAC
5 3 (0.87%) MCSA
5 3 (0.87%) CCNA
5 3 (0.87%) ISEB
6 2 (0.58%) MCITP
6 2 (0.58%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (0.58%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.58%) APMP
7 1 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.29%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.29%) MCDST
7 1 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.22%) SLA
2 16 (4.64%) QA
3 8 (2.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.29%) PMBOK
System Software
1 62 (17.97%) Active Directory
2 40 (11.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (3.48%) Hyper-V
4 10 (2.90%) vSphere
5 9 (2.61%) VMware ESX
6 8 (2.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 8 (2.32%) MetaFrame
7 5 (1.45%) XenApp
7 5 (1.45%) DFS Replication
8 4 (1.16%) VMware Server
9 3 (0.87%) ISA Server
9 3 (0.87%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (0.58%) Samba
10 2 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.58%) NFS
11 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.29%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.29%) pfSense
11 1 (0.29%) iptables
Systems Management
1 17 (4.93%) SCCM
2 13 (3.77%) SCOM
2 13 (3.77%) Nagios
3 8 (2.32%) Puppet
3 8 (2.32%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (2.03%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (1.74%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.58%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.58%) WSUS
Vendors
1 74 (21.45%) VMware
2 24 (6.96%) Oracle
2 24 (6.96%) Cisco
3 21 (6.09%) Citrix
4 12 (3.48%) SAP
4 12 (3.48%) Lotus
5 11 (3.19%) Splunk
6 9 (2.61%) HP
7 8 (2.32%) NetApp
7 8 (2.32%) Brocade
7 8 (2.32%) Perforce
8 7 (2.03%) Cognos
9 6 (1.74%) Veritas
9 6 (1.74%) F5
10 5 (1.45%) Adobe
10 5 (1.45%) Hyperion
10 5 (1.45%) Anaplan
11 4 (1.16%) Red Hat
11 4 (1.16%) Google
12 3 (0.87%) Sourcefire
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