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 16 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 11 8 9
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 227 192 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 13.50% 17.14% 15.28%
As % of the Vendors category 33.04% 36.99% 36.33%
Number of salaries quoted 152 120 168
Average salary £37,750 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.15% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,050 £21,450 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £47,750 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Vendors Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
687 519 600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 40.84% 46.34% 42.05%
Number of salaries quoted 429 332 453
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,550 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £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 16 April 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 16 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.

1 175 (43.21%) MS Excel
2 167 (41.23%) .NET
3 158 (39.01%) C#
4 156 (38.52%) SQL Server
5 153 (37.78%) Finance
6 140 (34.57%) ASP.NET
7 121 (29.88%) Windows
8 108 (26.67%) SharePoint
9 107 (26.42%) SQL
10 95 (23.46%) MVC
11 83 (20.49%) ASP.NET MVC
12 77 (19.01%) JavaScript
13 67 (16.54%) VMware
14 64 (15.80%) Windows Server 2008
15 61 (15.06%) MS Office
16 59 (14.57%) CSS
17 54 (13.33%) HTML
18 53 (13.09%) Degree
19 52 (12.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 50 (12.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 50 (12.35%) ITIL
20 50 (12.35%) Business Intelligence
21 49 (12.10%) VMware Infrastructure
22 48 (11.85%) Citrix
23 47 (11.60%) SQL Server 2008
24 43 (10.62%) Linux
25 41 (10.12%) Microsoft Certification
25 41 (10.12%) PowerShell
26 40 (9.88%) CRM
27 39 (9.63%) Active Directory

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 16 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
1 108 (26.67%) SharePoint
2 31 (7.65%) IIS
3 16 (3.95%) MS Exchange
4 12 (2.96%) SharePoint 2010
4 12 (2.96%) SharePoint Server
5 9 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (1.98%) SAS
6 8 (1.98%) CMS
7 6 (1.48%) Lync
7 6 (1.48%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (0.74%) DNN
9 2 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.49%) WorkSite
9 2 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.49%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.25%) Apache
10 1 (0.25%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.25%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 175 (43.21%) MS Excel
2 61 (15.06%) MS Office
3 11 (2.72%) MS Visio
4 10 (2.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (2.47%) RoboHelp
4 10 (2.47%) Acrobat
4 10 (2.47%) MS Project
4 10 (2.47%) FrameMaker
5 3 (0.74%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 27 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (3.46%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.49%) SiteCatalyst
3 2 (0.49%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.49%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.25%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.95%) SaaS
2 3 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (5.43%) DNS
2 17 (4.20%) NetScaler
3 15 (3.70%) TCP/IP
4 12 (2.96%) WAN
5 9 (2.22%) LAN
6 8 (1.98%) Internet
7 7 (1.73%) Firewall
8 6 (1.48%) SAN
8 6 (1.48%) SMTP
8 6 (1.48%) DHCP
8 6 (1.48%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (1.23%) VoIP
9 5 (1.23%) VPN
9 5 (1.23%) FTP
9 5 (1.23%) HTTP
9 5 (1.23%) HTTPS
10 4 (0.99%) Intranet
10 4 (0.99%) ADSL
11 3 (0.74%) Extranet
11 3 (0.74%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (38.52%) SQL Server
2 52 (12.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 50 (12.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 47 (11.60%) SQL Server 2008
5 35 (8.64%) Data Warehouse
6 32 (7.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 18 (4.44%) OLAP
8 16 (3.95%) Relational Database
9 15 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
10 10 (2.47%) QlikView
11 8 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (1.98%) Oracle Database
11 8 (1.98%) Crystal Reports
11 8 (1.98%) SQL Server 2000
12 7 (1.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 6 (1.48%) PerformancePoint
14 5 (1.23%) Star Schema
14 5 (1.23%) MongoDB
15 4 (0.99%) MySQL
15 4 (0.99%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 37 (9.14%) Visual Studio
2 19 (4.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (1.48%) NUnit
4 5 (1.23%) InstallShield
4 5 (1.23%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 5 (1.23%) MSBuild
5 4 (0.99%) MSTest
5 4 (0.99%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (0.49%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.49%) SpecFlow
6 2 (0.49%) Subversion
6 2 (0.49%) Fiddler
6 2 (0.49%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.49%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.25%) ERwin
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.25%) JIRA
7 1 (0.25%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.25%) CruiseControl
General
1 153 (37.78%) Finance
2 23 (5.68%) Marketing
3 21 (5.19%) Banking
4 18 (4.44%) Retail
5 14 (3.46%) Telecoms
6 10 (2.47%) Back Office
7 8 (1.98%) Legal
8 6 (1.48%) Law
9 4 (0.99%) Investment Banking
9 4 (0.99%) Automotive
9 4 (0.99%) Advertising
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%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 159 (39.26%) Developer
2 76 (18.77%) Analyst
3 53 (13.09%) Senior Developer
4 40 (9.88%) Consultant
5 36 (8.89%) Programmer
6 35 (8.64%) .NET Developer
7 30 (7.41%) Software Developer
8 28 (6.91%) Web Developer
9 23 (5.68%) Senior Consultant
10 20 (4.94%) Senior Programmer
11 18 (4.44%) Administrator
11 18 (4.44%) Senior Web Developer
12 17 (4.20%) Server Analyst
13 16 (3.95%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 15 (3.70%) Support Analyst
14 15 (3.70%) Support Engineer
15 14 (3.46%) Microsoft Developer
15 14 (3.46%) Project Manager
16 11 (2.72%) C# Developer
16 11 (2.72%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (41.23%) .NET
2 140 (34.57%) ASP.NET
3 83 (20.49%) ASP.NET MVC
4 59 (14.57%) CSS
5 54 (13.33%) HTML
6 37 (9.14%) jQuery
7 36 (8.89%) XML
8 29 (7.16%) .NET Framework
9 25 (6.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 20 (4.94%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 19 (4.69%) XSLT
12 18 (4.44%) HTML5
12 18 (4.44%) WCF
12 18 (4.44%) NHibernate
13 17 (4.20%) CSS3
14 15 (3.70%) Ajax
15 13 (3.21%) COM
16 12 (2.96%) WinForms
17 10 (2.47%) Web Services
18 9 (2.22%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 21 (5.19%) Computer Science
2 13 (3.21%) Clustering
3 9 (2.22%) CLARiiON
4 6 (1.48%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.23%) N-Tier
6 4 (0.99%) Social Media
6 4 (0.99%) Client/Server
7 3 (0.74%) Blackberry
7 3 (0.74%) Firmware
7 3 (0.74%) Data Extraction
7 3 (0.74%) PDA
7 3 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.74%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (0.49%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.49%) CMDB
8 2 (0.49%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.25%) Replication
9 1 (0.25%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.25%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.25%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 121 (29.88%) Windows
2 64 (15.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 43 (10.62%) Linux
4 36 (8.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 33 (8.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (5.93%) Windows 7
7 23 (5.68%) UNIX
8 17 (4.20%) Windows XP
9 13 (3.21%) Windows Vista
10 12 (2.96%) Windows 2000
11 6 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.99%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.74%) AIX
14 2 (0.49%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.49%) Android
14 2 (0.49%) CentOS
14 2 (0.49%) Debian
15 1 (0.25%) Solaris
15 1 (0.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (23.46%) MVC
2 50 (12.35%) ITIL
2 50 (12.35%) Business Intelligence
3 40 (9.88%) CRM
4 33 (8.15%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (7.41%) Service Management
6 29 (7.16%) Scrum
7 27 (6.67%) Web Development
8 25 (6.17%) Workflow
9 24 (5.93%) Software Engineering
10 22 (5.43%) ETL
10 22 (5.43%) Project Management
11 20 (4.94%) OO
12 18 (4.44%) Service Delivery
13 16 (3.95%) E-Commerce
13 16 (3.95%) Disaster Recovery
14 14 (3.46%) Migration
14 14 (3.46%) Analytics
15 13 (3.21%) Incident Management
16 12 (2.96%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 158 (39.01%) C#
2 107 (26.42%) SQL
3 77 (19.01%) JavaScript
4 41 (10.12%) PowerShell
5 28 (6.91%) T-SQL
6 21 (5.19%) VB.NET
7 16 (3.95%) VB
8 15 (3.70%) Perl
9 14 (3.46%) Java
10 6 (1.48%) XQuery
11 5 (1.23%) PL/SQL
11 5 (1.23%) VBScript
12 4 (0.99%) VBA
12 4 (0.99%) C
13 3 (0.74%) Python
13 3 (0.74%) PHP
14 1 (0.25%) C++
14 1 (0.25%) Delphi
14 1 (0.25%) XPath
14 1 (0.25%) VB6
Qualifications
1 53 (13.09%) Degree
2 41 (10.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (5.68%) MCSE
4 17 (4.20%) MCITP
5 14 (3.46%) CCA
5 14 (3.46%) Citrix Certification
6 12 (2.96%) CCAA
7 11 (2.72%) Security Cleared
8 10 (2.47%) MCP
9 8 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (1.73%) CCNA
11 5 (1.23%) MCSA
11 5 (1.23%) CCNP
12 4 (0.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (0.74%) MCTS
13 3 (0.74%) MCPD
14 1 (0.25%) HND
14 1 (0.25%) ISEB
14 1 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.21%) SLA
2 6 (1.48%) QA
3 4 (0.99%) Solvency II
4 3 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.49%) Data Quality
System Software
1 49 (12.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (9.63%) Active Directory
3 30 (7.41%) XenApp
4 26 (6.42%) XenDesktop
5 24 (5.93%) Hyper-V
6 18 (4.44%) vSphere
7 13 (3.21%) XenServer
8 9 (2.22%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.49%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.25%) Postfix
10 1 (0.25%) Squid
10 1 (0.25%) Openswan
10 1 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.25%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 20 (4.94%) SCOM
2 15 (3.70%) XenMobile
3 12 (2.96%) SCCM
4 5 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.74%) WSUS
6 2 (0.49%) EMC NetWorker
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%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 67 (16.54%) VMware
2 48 (11.85%) Citrix
3 29 (7.16%) Oracle
4 17 (4.20%) Red Hat
5 15 (3.70%) Business Objects
6 14 (3.46%) Cisco
7 13 (3.21%) Fujitsu
8 12 (2.96%) EMC
9 11 (2.72%) Symantec
9 11 (2.72%) NetApp
10 10 (2.47%) Adobe
10 10 (2.47%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (1.73%) Juniper
12 6 (1.48%) HP
13 5 (1.23%) Reuters
13 5 (1.23%) SAP
14 4 (0.99%) Dell
14 4 (0.99%) CheckPoint
14 4 (0.99%) Cognos
15 3 (0.74%) ServiceNow
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TheSmartList
Salary: Up to £28k dependent on experience
Posted: 20 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TheSmartList
Salary: Up to £28k dependent on experience
Posted: 20 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
MBN Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
MBN Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £18,000 per annum + excellent training/progression
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Head Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Career Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + flex, pension and excellent holidays
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Amazon
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Avanade UK Ltd
Salary: Competative Salary
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
ITHR 752
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
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Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £20,000 - £22,000 + Excellent Company Benefits Package
Posted: 14 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, flexitime
Posted: 15 days ago