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 June 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 14 11 10
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 169 210 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.98% 13.14% 16.14%
As % of the Vendors category 32.38% 37.23% 41.96%
Number of salaries quoted 126 134 129
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,000 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.33%
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
522 564 448
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 37.00% 35.29% 38.45%
Number of salaries quoted 336 389 302
Average salary £44,750 £40,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.49% -4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
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 June 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 163 (48.37%) MS Excel
2 121 (35.91%) .NET
3 110 (32.64%) SQL Server
4 103 (30.56%) Windows
5 101 (29.97%) Finance
6 91 (27.00%) C#
7 89 (26.41%) SQL
8 79 (23.44%) ASP.NET
9 69 (20.47%) VMware
10 60 (17.80%) MS Office
11 59 (17.51%) JavaScript
11 59 (17.51%) Active Directory
11 59 (17.51%) Degree
12 56 (16.62%) MVC
13 53 (15.73%) HTML
13 53 (15.73%) .NET Framework
14 52 (15.43%) SharePoint
15 51 (15.13%) CSS
16 48 (14.24%) Agile Software Development
16 48 (14.24%) VMware Infrastructure
17 44 (13.06%) MS Exchange
18 38 (11.28%) jQuery
19 37 (10.98%) ASP.NET MVC
20 32 (9.50%) CRM
20 32 (9.50%) Stakeholder Management
21 31 (9.20%) Business Intelligence
21 31 (9.20%) Software Engineering
22 30 (8.90%) ITIL
22 30 (8.90%) T-SQL
22 30 (8.90%) Project Management

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 52 (15.43%) SharePoint
2 44 (13.06%) MS Exchange
3 23 (6.82%) IIS
4 16 (4.75%) IBM Notes
5 10 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (2.08%) SAS
8 6 (1.78%) Lync
9 3 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.59%) WorkSite
10 2 (0.59%) Apache
11 1 (0.30%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.30%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 163 (48.37%) MS Excel
2 60 (17.80%) MS Office
3 23 (6.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 21 (6.23%) MS Visio
5 7 (2.08%) MS Project
6 5 (1.48%) SPSS
7 3 (0.89%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 20 (5.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.48%) HFM
2 5 (1.48%) Cognos TM1
2 5 (1.48%) Hyperion Planning
2 5 (1.48%) SAP BPC
3 2 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.59%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.30%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 13 (3.86%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.08%) Office 365
3 6 (1.78%) SaaS
4 5 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.48%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.59%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 22 (6.53%) Firewall
2 16 (4.75%) SAN
3 15 (4.45%) WAN
4 12 (3.56%) LAN
5 10 (2.97%) DNS
6 6 (1.78%) TCP/IP
6 6 (1.78%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (1.78%) NAS
7 5 (1.48%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (1.48%) VPN
7 5 (1.48%) Internet
7 5 (1.48%) VoIP
7 5 (1.48%) DHCP
8 4 (1.19%) VLAN
8 4 (1.19%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (0.89%) Wireless
9 3 (0.89%) HTTP
10 2 (0.59%) IPsec
10 2 (0.59%) Intranet
10 2 (0.59%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (32.64%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (4.75%) MS Access
4 15 (4.45%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (4.15%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (3.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (2.97%) Big Data
8 9 (2.67%) Oracle Database
8 9 (2.67%) MySQL
9 8 (2.37%) Data Mining
10 6 (1.78%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (1.78%) Oracle BI EE
11 5 (1.48%) Hyperion Smart View
11 5 (1.48%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (1.48%) Essbase
11 5 (1.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (1.19%) Hadoop
12 4 (1.19%) Relational Database
13 3 (0.89%) QlikView
14 2 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 17 (5.04%) Visual Studio
2 7 (2.08%) HP UFT
2 7 (2.08%) Cucumber
3 5 (1.48%) SpecFlow
3 5 (1.48%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.59%) Selenium
5 2 (0.59%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.30%) GitLab
6 1 (0.30%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.30%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.30%) WatiN
6 1 (0.30%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.30%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.30%) Subversion
General
1 101 (29.97%) Finance
2 7 (2.08%) Banking
3 6 (1.78%) Law
3 6 (1.78%) Financial Institution
4 5 (1.48%) Advertising
5 4 (1.19%) Games
5 4 (1.19%) Back Office
6 3 (0.89%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.89%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.59%) Retail
7 2 (0.59%) Local Government
7 2 (0.59%) Marketing
7 2 (0.59%) German Language
7 2 (0.59%) Legal
8 1 (0.30%) Front Office
8 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 73 (21.66%) Analyst
2 70 (20.77%) Developer
3 30 (8.90%) Architect
3 30 (8.90%) .NET Developer
4 27 (8.01%) Project Manager
5 22 (6.53%) Support Analyst
6 20 (5.93%) Consultant
7 19 (5.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 18 (5.34%) IT Support
9 15 (4.45%) Business Analyst
9 15 (4.45%) IT Support Analyst
10 14 (4.15%) Technical Architect
10 14 (4.15%) C# Developer
11 11 (3.26%) Software Engineer
12 10 (2.97%) Administrator
13 9 (2.67%) Support Engineer
13 9 (2.67%) Test Analyst
14 8 (2.37%) Junior
14 8 (2.37%) Software Developer
14 8 (2.37%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (35.91%) .NET
2 79 (23.44%) ASP.NET
3 53 (15.73%) HTML
3 53 (15.73%) .NET Framework
4 51 (15.13%) CSS
5 38 (11.28%) jQuery
6 37 (10.98%) ASP.NET MVC
7 28 (8.31%) XML
8 21 (6.23%) Entity Framework
9 18 (5.34%) HTML5
9 18 (5.34%) NHibernate
10 17 (5.04%) WinForms
11 14 (4.15%) Web Services
11 14 (4.15%) WPF
12 11 (3.26%) AngularJS
12 11 (3.26%) Ajax
13 9 (2.67%) XSD
14 8 (2.37%) CSS3
15 7 (2.08%) Application Packaging
16 6 (1.78%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (4.45%) Computer Science
2 15 (4.45%) Data Centre
3 9 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (2.08%) Mathematics
4 7 (2.08%) Blackberry
4 7 (2.08%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.78%) Economics
5 6 (1.78%) Visualisation
5 6 (1.78%) Inversion of Control
5 6 (1.78%) Statistics
6 5 (1.48%) Psychology
6 5 (1.48%) Clustering
7 4 (1.19%) Cryptography
7 4 (1.19%) Data Integration
7 4 (1.19%) iPad
7 4 (1.19%) User Experience
8 3 (0.89%) Performance Metrics
8 3 (0.89%) iPhone
8 3 (0.89%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 103 (30.56%) Windows
2 29 (8.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (5.93%) Windows 7
4 19 (5.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (5.04%) Linux
6 10 (2.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (2.67%) Windows XP
8 8 (2.37%) Windows 2000
9 6 (1.78%) Windows 8
10 5 (1.48%) UNIX
11 4 (1.19%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (0.89%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.89%) Windows Mobile
12 3 (0.89%) Android
12 3 (0.89%) AIX
13 2 (0.59%) Solaris
13 2 (0.59%) Debian
14 1 (0.30%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.30%) CentOS
14 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (16.62%) MVC
2 48 (14.24%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (9.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 32 (9.50%) CRM
4 31 (9.20%) Business Intelligence
4 31 (9.20%) Software Engineering
5 30 (8.90%) Project Management
5 30 (8.90%) ITIL
6 24 (7.12%) Continuous Improvement
7 22 (6.53%) Mentoring
8 21 (6.23%) SDLC
9 19 (5.64%) Change Management
10 18 (5.34%) Change Control
11 16 (4.75%) User Acceptance Testing
12 15 (4.45%) Web Development
12 15 (4.45%) Scrum
12 15 (4.45%) Analytics
12 15 (4.45%) Line Management
13 14 (4.15%) TDD
14 13 (3.86%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 91 (27.00%) C#
2 89 (26.41%) SQL
3 59 (17.51%) JavaScript
4 30 (8.90%) T-SQL
5 24 (7.12%) PowerShell
6 20 (5.93%) Java
6 20 (5.93%) VBA
7 11 (3.26%) VB.NET
8 7 (2.08%) VBScript
9 5 (1.48%) R
10 4 (1.19%) PHP
10 4 (1.19%) Python
11 3 (0.89%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.89%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.89%) Perl
11 3 (0.89%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.89%) XPath
12 2 (0.59%) Ruby
12 2 (0.59%) C++
13 1 (0.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 59 (17.51%) Degree
2 28 (8.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (2.67%) MCSE
3 9 (2.67%) MCITP
4 8 (2.37%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (1.78%) CISSP
5 6 (1.78%) MCSA
5 6 (1.78%) CEH
6 5 (1.48%) GIAC
6 5 (1.48%) CCNA
6 5 (1.48%) SSCP
7 4 (1.19%) ISEB
8 2 (0.59%) MCP
8 2 (0.59%) HND
8 2 (0.59%) MCDBA
8 2 (0.59%) CCNP
8 2 (0.59%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (0.59%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (0.59%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.59%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.23%) SLA
2 16 (4.75%) QA
3 9 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.30%) PMBOK
System Software
1 59 (17.51%) Active Directory
2 48 (14.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (4.15%) Hyper-V
4 12 (3.56%) VMware ESX
5 8 (2.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 8 (2.37%) MetaFrame
5 8 (2.37%) vSphere
6 4 (1.19%) XenApp
7 3 (0.89%) Forefront TMG
7 3 (0.89%) ISA Server
7 3 (0.89%) VMware Server
8 2 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.59%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.30%) pfSense
9 1 (0.30%) iptables
9 1 (0.30%) NFS
9 1 (0.30%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 13 (3.86%) Nagios
2 11 (3.26%) SCCM
2 11 (3.26%) SCOM
3 6 (1.78%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (1.78%) Puppet
3 6 (1.78%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.48%) NetBackup
5 3 (0.89%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.59%) HP SIM
6 2 (0.59%) Control-M
7 1 (0.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.30%) WSUS
Vendors
1 69 (20.47%) VMware
2 27 (8.01%) Oracle
3 23 (6.82%) Cisco
4 20 (5.93%) Citrix
5 16 (4.75%) Lotus
6 11 (3.26%) HP
6 11 (3.26%) Splunk
7 9 (2.67%) Cognos
8 8 (2.37%) Red Hat
8 8 (2.37%) SolarWinds
9 7 (2.08%) F5
10 6 (1.78%) SAP
11 5 (1.48%) Hyperion
11 5 (1.48%) Adobe
11 5 (1.48%) Veritas
11 5 (1.48%) Anaplan
12 4 (1.19%) LogRhythm
12 4 (1.19%) Apple
12 4 (1.19%) Symantec
12 4 (1.19%) Sourcefire
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