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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 10 14 8
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 213 178 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 15.63% 13.20% 19.48%
As % of the Vendors category 43.56% 34.63% 47.88%
Number of salaries quoted 144 106 128
Average salary £35,000 £38,485 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.05% -3.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,750 £22,850
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £51,200
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
489 514 472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 35.88% 38.13% 40.69%
Number of salaries quoted 313 322 284
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,200 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,650 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -

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 30 January 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 204 (43.31%) Windows
2 187 (39.70%) Finance
3 175 (37.15%) SQL Server
4 174 (36.94%) MS Excel
5 162 (34.39%) C#
6 155 (32.91%) .NET
7 124 (26.33%) SQL
8 112 (23.78%) ASP.NET
9 101 (21.44%) Active Directory
10 95 (20.17%) Degree
11 94 (19.96%) VMware
12 88 (18.68%) JavaScript
13 83 (17.62%) VMware Infrastructure
14 82 (17.41%) Agile Software Development
15 79 (16.77%) .NET Framework
16 74 (15.71%) HTML
17 69 (14.65%) MVC
18 66 (14.01%) SharePoint
19 64 (13.59%) CSS
19 64 (13.59%) MS Office
20 63 (13.38%) MS Exchange
21 59 (12.53%) WAN
22 58 (12.31%) ITIL
23 57 (12.10%) Windows Server 2003
24 56 (11.89%) LAN
24 56 (11.89%) Cisco
25 55 (11.68%) jQuery
25 55 (11.68%) Windows Server 2008
26 54 (11.46%) ASP.NET MVC
26 54 (11.46%) Microsoft Certification

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 66 (14.01%) SharePoint
2 63 (13.38%) MS Exchange
3 34 (7.22%) IIS
4 26 (5.52%) Exchange Server 2010
5 24 (5.10%) Lync
6 17 (3.61%) CMS
7 9 (1.91%) SharePoint 2010
7 9 (1.91%) IBM Notes
8 8 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (1.70%) WorkSite
8 8 (1.70%) WebLogic
8 8 (1.70%) NServiceBus
9 6 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (0.85%) Umbraco
11 4 (0.85%) Apache
11 4 (0.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (0.85%) WordPress
Applications
1 174 (36.94%) MS Excel
2 64 (13.59%) MS Office
3 12 (2.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.64%) SPSS
5 3 (0.64%) MS Project
6 2 (0.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 23 (4.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.06%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.85%) Dynamics GP
3 4 (0.85%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.85%) Oracle 11i
3 4 (0.85%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (0.85%) Markit EDM
4 3 (0.64%) HFM
4 3 (0.64%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.64%) FRx
5 2 (0.42%) FINCAD Analytics
6 1 (0.21%) Epicor Tropos
6 1 (0.21%) Movex
6 1 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 28 (5.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (4.88%) Office 365
3 5 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (1.06%) Yammer
4 4 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.64%) SaaS
5 3 (0.64%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (12.53%) WAN
2 56 (11.89%) LAN
3 45 (9.55%) Wi-Fi
4 40 (8.49%) DNS
5 38 (8.07%) Firewall
6 20 (4.25%) HTTP
7 16 (3.40%) TCP/IP
7 16 (3.40%) SAN
8 15 (3.18%) SMTP
8 15 (3.18%) Intrusion Detection
8 15 (3.18%) IP Telephony
9 11 (2.34%) FTP
9 11 (2.34%) HTTPS
10 10 (2.12%) VPN
10 10 (2.12%) Internet
11 9 (1.91%) Cisco IPT
12 8 (1.70%) Ethernet
12 8 (1.70%) VoIP
12 8 (1.70%) NetScaler
13 7 (1.49%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (37.15%) SQL Server
2 33 (7.01%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (6.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (3.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (2.76%) Oracle Database
6 12 (2.55%) SQL Server 2005
7 11 (2.34%) Relational Database
8 9 (1.91%) Big Data
9 8 (1.70%) Oracle Reports
9 8 (1.70%) MS Access
10 5 (1.06%) MySQL
11 4 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (0.85%) Oracle BI EE
11 4 (0.85%) Oracle Discoverer
11 4 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (0.64%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (0.42%) DB2
13 2 (0.42%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 47 (9.98%) Visual Studio
2 21 (4.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (2.55%) SpecFlow
4 6 (1.27%) Bugzilla
5 5 (1.06%) Git (software)
5 5 (1.06%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (1.06%) Selenium
6 4 (0.85%) JIRA
6 4 (0.85%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (0.85%) Cucumber
7 3 (0.64%) FogBugz
7 3 (0.64%) LoadRunner
7 3 (0.64%) ClearCase
8 2 (0.42%) Subversion
8 2 (0.42%) PowerDesigner
8 2 (0.42%) MSI
8 2 (0.42%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.21%) WatiN
9 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.21%) TeamCity
General
1 187 (39.70%) Finance
2 44 (9.34%) Back Office
3 14 (2.97%) Law
4 13 (2.76%) Banking
5 11 (2.34%) Marketing
6 7 (1.49%) Legal
7 6 (1.27%) Advertising
8 4 (0.85%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.64%) Retail
9 3 (0.64%) Billing
10 2 (0.42%) German Language
10 2 (0.42%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.42%) Front Office
10 2 (0.42%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.42%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.21%) Czech Language
Job Titles
1 142 (30.15%) Analyst
2 117 (24.84%) Developer
3 65 (13.80%) Support Analyst
4 49 (10.40%) IT Support
5 43 (9.13%) .NET Developer
6 38 (8.07%) IT Support Analyst
7 32 (6.79%) Administrator
8 27 (5.73%) Systems Administrator
9 26 (5.52%) Support Engineer
10 22 (4.67%) C# Developer
10 22 (4.67%) Applications Support
11 21 (4.46%) Consultant
12 19 (4.03%) Software Developer
12 19 (4.03%) Architect
13 16 (3.40%) Applications Support Analyst
13 16 (3.40%) 2nd Line Support
14 15 (3.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 14 (2.97%) Software Engineer
15 14 (2.97%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
16 13 (2.76%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (32.91%) .NET
2 112 (23.78%) ASP.NET
3 79 (16.77%) .NET Framework
4 74 (15.71%) HTML
5 64 (13.59%) CSS
6 55 (11.68%) jQuery
7 54 (11.46%) ASP.NET MVC
8 52 (11.04%) XML
9 33 (7.01%) WCF
10 31 (6.58%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 30 (6.37%) NHibernate
12 28 (5.94%) Web Services
13 22 (4.67%) Ajax
14 16 (3.40%) HTML5
15 14 (2.97%) Regular Expression
15 14 (2.97%) AngularJS
16 12 (2.55%) WPF
17 11 (2.34%) XSLT
18 10 (2.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 9 (1.91%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 37 (7.86%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (3.82%) Blackberry
3 17 (3.61%) Computer Science
4 14 (2.97%) Mathematics
5 13 (2.76%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (2.76%) Management Information System
6 12 (2.55%) Open Source
7 11 (2.34%) Visualisation
7 11 (2.34%) User Experience
8 8 (1.70%) Social Media
9 7 (1.49%) Enterprise Storage
9 7 (1.49%) Economics
10 6 (1.27%) Clustering
11 5 (1.06%) SWIFT
11 5 (1.06%) Thin Client
11 5 (1.06%) PMI
11 5 (1.06%) Client/Server
11 5 (1.06%) Fat Client
11 5 (1.06%) Physics
11 5 (1.06%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 204 (43.31%) Windows
2 57 (12.10%) Windows Server 2003
3 55 (11.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 53 (11.25%) Linux
5 50 (10.62%) Windows 7
6 35 (7.43%) UNIX
7 25 (5.31%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (3.61%) Windows XP
9 14 (2.97%) Mac OS X
10 13 (2.76%) Windows Phone
10 13 (2.76%) Windows 2000 Server
11 10 (2.12%) Windows 2000
12 9 (1.91%) Solaris
13 7 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (1.49%) Windows 8
14 6 (1.27%) AIX
15 5 (1.06%) Ubuntu
16 4 (0.85%) Windows Phone 8
17 3 (0.64%) Apple iOS
18 2 (0.42%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (17.41%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (14.65%) MVC
3 58 (12.31%) ITIL
4 39 (8.28%) OO
5 37 (7.86%) Scrum
6 36 (7.64%) Continuous Integration
6 36 (7.64%) Disaster Recovery
7 34 (7.22%) Project Management
8 32 (6.79%) CRM
9 25 (5.31%) Mentoring
9 25 (5.31%) Service Delivery
9 25 (5.31%) Web Development
10 24 (5.10%) Business Intelligence
10 24 (5.10%) SOA
11 23 (4.88%) Analytics
12 21 (4.46%) Software Engineering
13 20 (4.25%) TDD
14 19 (4.03%) Unit Testing
15 18 (3.82%) Information Security
16 17 (3.61%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 162 (34.39%) C#
2 124 (26.33%) SQL
3 88 (18.68%) JavaScript
4 49 (10.40%) T-SQL
5 43 (9.13%) PowerShell
6 29 (6.16%) VB.NET
7 15 (3.18%) C++
8 14 (2.97%) Java
8 14 (2.97%) C
9 12 (2.55%) VBA
10 11 (2.34%) Python
11 10 (2.12%) XPath
12 9 (1.91%) VBScript
13 6 (1.27%) Perl
14 5 (1.06%) PL/SQL
14 5 (1.06%) Ruby
15 4 (0.85%) XQuery
15 4 (0.85%) VB
16 3 (0.64%) R
16 3 (0.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 95 (20.17%) Degree
2 54 (11.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (5.10%) MCSE
4 15 (3.18%) MCSA
4 15 (3.18%) MCP
5 14 (2.97%) CEH
5 14 (2.97%) CISSP
5 14 (2.97%) SSCP
6 13 (2.76%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (2.55%) GIAC
8 11 (2.34%) MCITP
9 10 (2.12%) CCNA
10 7 (1.49%) HND
11 6 (1.27%) ISEB
11 6 (1.27%) CCNP
11 6 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 5 (1.06%) PMI Certification
12 5 (1.06%) ISTQB
13 4 (0.85%) CCA
13 4 (0.85%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (9.13%) SLA
2 13 (2.76%) QA
2 13 (2.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 101 (21.44%) Active Directory
2 83 (17.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (6.37%) Hyper-V
4 15 (3.18%) XenApp
5 10 (2.12%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (1.91%) Forefront TMG
7 7 (1.49%) XenDesktop
7 7 (1.49%) MetaFrame
8 6 (1.27%) Oracle RAC
9 5 (1.06%) vSphere
10 4 (0.85%) Oracle RMAN
10 4 (0.85%) VMware ESX
11 3 (0.64%) Firmware
11 3 (0.64%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.42%) ISA Server
12 2 (0.42%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.21%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.21%) NFS
13 1 (0.21%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 18 (3.82%) SCCM
2 14 (2.97%) SCOM
3 4 (0.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (0.85%) Data Guard
3 4 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.64%) Windows Intune
4 3 (0.64%) OpenView
5 2 (0.42%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.42%) Control-M
5 2 (0.42%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.21%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.21%) OpenAM
6 1 (0.21%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.21%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.21%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.21%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.21%) WSUS
Vendors
1 94 (19.96%) VMware
2 56 (11.89%) Cisco
3 40 (8.49%) Oracle
4 29 (6.16%) Citrix
5 26 (5.52%) HP
6 22 (4.67%) Red Hat
7 11 (2.34%) Twitter
8 10 (2.12%) IBM
9 9 (1.91%) Lotus
10 7 (1.49%) SolarWinds
10 7 (1.49%) Xamarin
11 6 (1.27%) Symantec
12 5 (1.06%) CheckPoint
12 5 (1.06%) PeopleSoft
12 5 (1.06%) Sun
13 4 (0.85%) Google
13 4 (0.85%) thinkFolio
13 4 (0.85%) Cognos
13 4 (0.85%) Fidessa
13 4 (0.85%) Bloomberg
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £16000.00 - £17000.00 per annum + Strong training plan and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cloudreach
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Competitive Salary + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Edinburgh
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Progression
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Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £20,000 - £24,000 + Excellent Company Benefits Package
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Salary: £275 - £300 per day
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Cathcart Associates
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
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Cathcart Associates
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Training
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Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Good Benefits
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