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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 16 9 14
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 137 213 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.75% 15.38% 12.65%
As % of the Vendors category 26.50% 41.04% 33.15%
Number of salaries quoted 99 144 106
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -7.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,150 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,522 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.72% -
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
517 519 540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 40.58% 37.47% 38.16%
Number of salaries quoted 340 326 345
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,970
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £26,575 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,100 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 10 February 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 127 (40.84%) MS Excel
2 110 (35.37%) SQL Server
3 95 (30.55%) Windows
4 83 (26.69%) C#
5 81 (26.05%) .NET
5 81 (26.05%) Degree
6 79 (25.40%) SQL
7 75 (24.12%) Finance
8 67 (21.54%) Agile Software Development
9 54 (17.36%) HTML
10 50 (16.08%) ASP.NET
10 50 (16.08%) Windows Server
11 47 (15.11%) Active Directory
12 44 (14.15%) VMware
13 43 (13.83%) Project Management
14 42 (13.50%) Business Intelligence
14 42 (13.50%) MS Office
14 42 (13.50%) CSS
15 39 (12.54%) JavaScript
16 38 (12.22%) Windows Server 2008
17 35 (11.25%) Data Centre
18 34 (10.93%) Analytical Skills
18 34 (10.93%) ITIL
19 33 (10.61%) Linux
19 33 (10.61%) Microsoft Azure
20 32 (10.29%) Computer Science
21 31 (9.97%) VMware Infrastructure
21 31 (9.97%) Oracle
21 31 (9.97%) MS Exchange
22 30 (9.65%) Java

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 31 (9.97%) MS Exchange
2 25 (8.04%) IIS
3 17 (5.47%) SAS
4 16 (5.14%) SharePoint
5 13 (4.18%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (3.54%) Skype for Business
7 6 (1.93%) Apache
7 6 (1.93%) ArcGIS
7 6 (1.93%) Node.js
8 5 (1.61%) Apache Spark
8 5 (1.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (1.61%) CMS
8 5 (1.61%) JBoss
9 3 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.96%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.64%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 127 (40.84%) MS Excel
2 42 (13.50%) MS Office
3 7 (2.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (2.25%) MS Project
4 6 (1.93%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (1.93%) Photoshop
5 5 (1.61%) SPSS
6 4 (1.29%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.32%) Stata
Business Applications
1 18 (5.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (2.89%) Dynamics NAV
3 7 (2.25%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (2.25%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (0.64%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.32%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.32%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 33 (10.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (7.72%) SaaS
3 19 (6.11%) Office 365
4 17 (5.47%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (3.54%) Google Analytics
6 7 (2.25%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (1.93%) DigitalOcean
8 2 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.32%) IaaS
9 1 (0.32%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (7.07%) DNS
2 16 (5.14%) VoIP
3 14 (4.50%) VPN
4 13 (4.18%) SAN
5 10 (3.22%) DHCP
6 8 (2.57%) ADSL
6 8 (2.57%) Ethernet
6 8 (2.57%) Firewall
6 8 (2.57%) WAN
7 7 (2.25%) iSCSI
7 7 (2.25%) LLU
8 6 (1.93%) Internet
8 6 (1.93%) TCP/IP
9 5 (1.61%) Fibre Channel
10 4 (1.29%) LAN
11 3 (0.96%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (0.96%) Intranet
11 3 (0.96%) Remote Desktop
11 3 (0.96%) SSL
12 2 (0.64%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (35.37%) SQL Server
2 19 (6.11%) BusinessObjects
2 19 (6.11%) MySQL
3 18 (5.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (5.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (4.50%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (3.86%) Big Data
7 11 (3.54%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (3.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 11 (3.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (3.22%) Data Mining
8 10 (3.22%) SQL Server 2014
9 8 (2.57%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (2.25%) Hadoop
10 7 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (1.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (1.29%) NoSQL
12 3 (0.96%) BODI
12 3 (0.96%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 3 (0.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (8.04%) Visual Studio
2 19 (6.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (1.93%) JIRA
3 6 (1.93%) JUnit
4 5 (1.61%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.61%) ReSharper
5 3 (0.96%) HP UFT
6 2 (0.64%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.64%) Maven
6 2 (0.64%) Selenium
6 2 (0.64%) SpecFlow
6 2 (0.64%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.64%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 2 (0.64%) WinDbg
7 1 (0.32%) Checkstyle
7 1 (0.32%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.32%) FindBugs
7 1 (0.32%) Moq
7 1 (0.32%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 75 (24.12%) Finance
2 24 (7.72%) Banking
3 18 (5.79%) Telecoms
4 16 (5.14%) Marketing
5 12 (3.86%) Legal
6 10 (3.22%) Retail
7 9 (2.89%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (2.25%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.93%) Advertising
9 6 (1.93%) Games
10 4 (1.29%) Hindi Language
10 4 (1.29%) Law
10 4 (1.29%) Tamil Language
11 3 (0.96%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.96%) Military
12 2 (0.64%) Back Office
12 2 (0.64%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.32%) Billing
Job Titles
1 58 (18.65%) Developer
2 43 (13.83%) Analyst
3 38 (12.22%) Consultant
4 27 (8.68%) Support Engineer
5 26 (8.36%) .NET Developer
6 21 (6.75%) C# Developer
7 19 (6.11%) Technical Engineer
8 16 (5.14%) C# .NET Developer
9 13 (4.18%) Administrator
10 12 (3.86%) Architect
11 11 (3.54%) 3rd Line Support
11 11 (3.54%) Graduate
11 11 (3.54%) Support Consultant
12 10 (3.22%) DevOps Engineer
12 10 (3.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 9 (2.89%) Graduate Consultant
13 9 (2.89%) Operations Manager
13 9 (2.89%) Team Leader
13 9 (2.89%) Technical Support Engineer
13 9 (2.89%) Wintel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (26.05%) .NET
2 54 (17.36%) HTML
3 50 (16.08%) ASP.NET
4 42 (13.50%) CSS
5 21 (6.75%) .NET Framework
5 21 (6.75%) Web Services
6 17 (5.47%) ASP.NET MVC
7 15 (4.82%) Entity Framework
7 15 (4.82%) XML
8 14 (4.50%) AngularJS
8 14 (4.50%) HTML5
9 13 (4.18%) WCF
10 8 (2.57%) jQuery
11 7 (2.25%) COM
11 7 (2.25%) CSS3
11 7 (2.25%) LESS
11 7 (2.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 7 (2.25%) WPF
12 6 (1.93%) J2EE
12 6 (1.93%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 35 (11.25%) Data Centre
2 34 (10.93%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (10.29%) Computer Science
4 17 (5.47%) Mobile App
5 15 (4.82%) Replication
6 10 (3.22%) Data Integration
6 10 (3.22%) EPoS
7 9 (2.89%) Clustering
7 9 (2.89%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (2.89%) Mathematics
8 7 (2.25%) Economics
8 7 (2.25%) Psychology
8 7 (2.25%) Statistics
8 7 (2.25%) User Experience
9 6 (1.93%) Blackberry
10 5 (1.61%) Data Extraction
10 5 (1.61%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.61%) N-Tier
11 4 (1.29%) Graphic Design
12 3 (0.96%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 95 (30.55%) Windows
2 50 (16.08%) Windows Server
3 38 (12.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (10.61%) Linux
5 16 (5.14%) Windows 7
6 14 (4.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (3.54%) Unix
8 8 (2.57%) Windows 10
9 7 (2.25%) Android
9 7 (2.25%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (1.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (1.61%) Data ONTAP
12 4 (1.29%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.64%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.64%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (21.54%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (13.83%) Project Management
3 42 (13.50%) Business Intelligence
4 34 (10.93%) ITIL
5 28 (9.00%) Business Analysis
5 28 (9.00%) CRM
5 28 (9.00%) MVC
6 25 (8.04%) Scrum
7 22 (7.07%) Change Management
8 21 (6.75%) Line Management
8 21 (6.75%) Software Engineering
9 20 (6.43%) Open Source
10 18 (5.79%) High Availability
11 16 (5.14%) SDLC
12 15 (4.82%) Analytics
12 15 (4.82%) Asset Management
12 15 (4.82%) Capacity Planning
12 15 (4.82%) TDD
13 14 (4.50%) Data Modelling
13 14 (4.50%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 83 (26.69%) C#
2 79 (25.40%) SQL
3 39 (12.54%) JavaScript
4 30 (9.65%) Java
5 29 (9.32%) T-SQL
6 26 (8.36%) Python
7 24 (7.72%) C++
8 16 (5.14%) VBA
9 11 (3.54%) PowerShell
9 11 (3.54%) VB.NET
10 10 (3.22%) VBScript
11 9 (2.89%) Ruby
12 8 (2.57%) VB
13 7 (2.25%) VB6
14 6 (1.93%) Perl
14 6 (1.93%) R
15 5 (1.61%) Scala
16 4 (1.29%) C
17 3 (0.96%) MATLAB
17 3 (0.96%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 81 (26.05%) Degree
2 23 (7.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (3.22%) MCITP
3 10 (3.22%) MCSE
4 6 (1.93%) ISTQB
5 5 (1.61%) ISEB
6 4 (1.29%) CCNA
6 4 (1.29%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (1.29%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.96%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.64%) HND
8 2 (0.64%) MCP
8 2 (0.64%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.32%) MCDBA
9 1 (0.32%) MCSA
9 1 (0.32%) MOS
9 1 (0.32%) OCP
9 1 (0.32%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.25%) SLA
2 6 (1.93%) QA
3 5 (1.61%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.64%) COBIT
4 2 (0.64%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 47 (15.11%) Active Directory
2 31 (9.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (4.18%) Hyper-V
4 11 (3.54%) XenApp
5 9 (2.89%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (2.57%) vSphere
7 7 (2.25%) NFS
7 7 (2.25%) XenDesktop
8 5 (1.61%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.96%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (0.64%) MetaFrame
10 2 (0.64%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.32%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.32%) Samba
11 1 (0.32%) Squid
11 1 (0.32%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.32%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 27 (8.68%) SCCM
2 17 (5.47%) SCOM
3 10 (3.22%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (3.22%) Puppet
4 7 (2.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 5 (1.61%) Backup Exec
5 5 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (1.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (0.96%) Sysprep
8 2 (0.64%) Ansible
9 1 (0.32%) HP Fortify
9 1 (0.32%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.32%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 44 (14.15%) VMware
2 31 (9.97%) Oracle
3 28 (9.00%) Citrix
4 23 (7.40%) Cisco
5 18 (5.79%) Google
6 12 (3.86%) SAP
7 11 (3.54%) Symantec
8 10 (3.22%) HP
9 8 (2.57%) Juniper
9 8 (2.57%) NetApp
9 8 (2.57%) Tableau
10 6 (1.93%) Adobe
10 6 (1.93%) Rackspace
10 6 (1.93%) Red Hat
11 5 (1.61%) IBM
11 5 (1.61%) Informatica
12 4 (1.29%) CA
12 4 (1.29%) Varonis
13 3 (0.96%) Dell
13 3 (0.96%) iManage
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