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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 31 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

3 months to
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 9 13 12
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 168 188 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 13.84% 12.69% 13.31%
As % of the Vendors category 33.94% 33.81% 36.40%
Number of salaries quoted 85 142 137
Median salary £41,747 £38,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.86% -1.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,150 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,250 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +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
495 556 544
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 40.77% 37.54% 36.56%
Number of salaries quoted 263 375 397
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,050 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 31 July 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 July 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 139 (43.44%) MS Excel
2 122 (38.13%) SQL Server
3 107 (33.44%) Finance
4 98 (30.63%) Windows
5 87 (27.19%) .NET
6 85 (26.56%) Agile Software Development
7 81 (25.31%) C#
8 74 (23.13%) SQL
9 70 (21.88%) Degree
10 63 (19.69%) Scrum
11 59 (18.44%) Analytical Skills
12 57 (17.81%) ASP.NET
13 55 (17.19%) MS Office
14 53 (16.56%) Oracle
15 52 (16.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 49 (15.31%) Asset Management
17 47 (14.69%) Mentoring
17 47 (14.69%) Windows Server
18 46 (14.38%) Active Directory
19 44 (13.75%) VMware
20 42 (13.13%) ITIL
21 41 (12.81%) Business Analysis
22 40 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
23 39 (12.19%) Microsoft Azure
23 39 (12.19%) MVC
23 39 (12.19%) Management Information System
24 38 (11.88%) JavaScript
25 36 (11.25%) Stakeholder Management
26 35 (10.94%) SharePoint
27 34 (10.63%) Markit EDM

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 35 (10.94%) SharePoint
2 23 (7.19%) MS Exchange
3 19 (5.94%) IIS
4 13 (4.06%) CMS
5 10 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (2.50%) Apache Spark
7 7 (2.19%) BizTalk Server
7 7 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (2.19%) Skype for Business
8 6 (1.88%) SAS
9 5 (1.56%) Apache
9 5 (1.56%) JBoss
10 4 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (1.25%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (0.94%) nginx
11 3 (0.94%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.63%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.63%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.31%) NServiceBus
13 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 139 (43.44%) MS Excel
2 55 (17.19%) MS Office
3 23 (7.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (2.81%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.88%) Stata
6 4 (1.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 34 (10.63%) Markit EDM
2 9 (2.81%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.94%) Sage CRM
4 2 (0.63%) Sonata
4 2 (0.63%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 39 (12.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (4.69%) SaaS
3 12 (3.75%) Office 365
4 5 (1.56%) IaaS
5 4 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.94%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (0.94%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.31%) Bluemix
8 1 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.31%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.31%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.94%) SAN
2 17 (5.31%) Firewall
3 15 (4.69%) DHCP
3 15 (4.69%) DNS
4 7 (2.19%) WAN
5 6 (1.88%) LAN
6 5 (1.56%) HTTP
6 5 (1.56%) Internet
7 4 (1.25%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.94%) Ethernet
8 3 (0.94%) LDAP
8 3 (0.94%) NAS
8 3 (0.94%) Skype
8 3 (0.94%) Software-Defined Networking
8 3 (0.94%) VPN
9 2 (0.63%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (0.63%) VoIP
10 1 (0.31%) MPLS
10 1 (0.31%) RFID
10 1 (0.31%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (38.13%) SQL Server
2 52 (16.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 29 (9.06%) Data Warehouse
4 28 (8.75%) Data Mining
5 24 (7.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (4.38%) SQL Server 2012
6 14 (4.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 12 (3.75%) MongoDB
7 12 (3.75%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (3.44%) Big Data
9 10 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (2.50%) Hadoop
11 6 (1.88%) SQL Server 2014
12 5 (1.56%) Oracle Database
12 5 (1.56%) Power BI
13 4 (1.25%) MS Access
13 4 (1.25%) MySQL
13 4 (1.25%) Oracle BI EE
14 3 (0.94%) Informix
14 3 (0.94%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 22 (6.88%) Visual Studio
2 14 (4.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (3.44%) Cucumber
3 11 (3.44%) HP UFT
4 9 (2.81%) Selenium
4 9 (2.81%) SpecFlow
5 5 (1.56%) Git (software)
6 4 (1.25%) FitNesse
7 3 (0.94%) MSI
7 3 (0.94%) Subversion
8 2 (0.63%) AdminStudio
8 2 (0.63%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.63%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.63%) JIRA
8 2 (0.63%) JUnit
8 2 (0.63%) Maven
8 2 (0.63%) NUnit
9 1 (0.31%) git-flow
9 1 (0.31%) NSubstitute
9 1 (0.31%) RubyMine
General
1 107 (33.44%) Finance
2 31 (9.69%) Banking
3 19 (5.94%) Marketing
4 17 (5.31%) Games
5 10 (3.13%) Investment Banking
6 9 (2.81%) Legal
7 8 (2.50%) Back Office
8 7 (2.19%) Financial Institution
8 7 (2.19%) Retail
9 6 (1.88%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (1.25%) Law
11 2 (0.63%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.31%) Billing
12 1 (0.31%) Front Office
12 1 (0.31%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 63 (19.69%) Analyst
2 50 (15.63%) Developer
3 36 (11.25%) Consultant
4 31 (9.69%) Architect
5 25 (7.81%) Support Analyst
6 18 (5.63%) C# Developer
6 18 (5.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 16 (5.00%) Software Developer
8 15 (4.69%) .NET Developer
9 12 (3.75%) Applications Support
9 12 (3.75%) Development Manager
10 11 (3.44%) Technical Leader
11 10 (3.13%) Principal Consultant
11 10 (3.13%) Senior Consultant
11 10 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
12 9 (2.81%) Administrator
12 9 (2.81%) Applications Support Analyst
12 9 (2.81%) DBA
12 9 (2.81%) Project Manager
12 9 (2.81%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (27.19%) .NET
2 57 (17.81%) ASP.NET
3 27 (8.44%) HTML
4 22 (6.88%) CSS
5 20 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
6 18 (5.63%) AngularJS
7 12 (3.75%) .NET Framework
8 10 (3.13%) HTML5
8 10 (3.13%) Java EE
9 9 (2.81%) React
10 7 (2.19%) Backbone.js
10 7 (2.19%) Entity Framework
10 7 (2.19%) jQuery
10 7 (2.19%) SOAP
10 7 (2.19%) WCF
10 7 (2.19%) Web Services
11 6 (1.88%) Gherkin
11 6 (1.88%) Middleware
11 6 (1.88%) REST
11 6 (1.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 59 (18.44%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (12.19%) Management Information System
3 31 (9.69%) Computer Science
4 14 (4.38%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (4.38%) Informatics
4 14 (4.38%) Mathematics
5 13 (4.06%) Data Centre
6 9 (2.81%) Visualisation
7 7 (2.19%) EPoS
7 7 (2.19%) Mobile App
7 7 (2.19%) Virtual Team
8 6 (1.88%) Applied Mathematics
8 6 (1.88%) Physics
8 6 (1.88%) Statistics
9 4 (1.25%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.25%) Pricing Data
9 4 (1.25%) Reference Data
9 4 (1.25%) Replication
10 3 (0.94%) Data Integration
10 3 (0.94%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 98 (30.63%) Windows
2 47 (14.69%) Windows Server
3 31 (9.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (7.50%) Linux
5 23 (7.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (6.56%) Windows 7
7 15 (4.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (2.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (2.19%) Apple iOS
10 6 (1.88%) Android
11 4 (1.25%) Unix
11 4 (1.25%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.94%) Solaris
13 1 (0.31%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.31%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.31%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (26.56%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (19.69%) Scrum
3 49 (15.31%) Asset Management
4 47 (14.69%) Mentoring
5 42 (13.13%) ITIL
6 41 (12.81%) Business Analysis
7 39 (12.19%) MVC
8 36 (11.25%) Stakeholder Management
9 31 (9.69%) CRM
10 30 (9.38%) Data Analysis
11 23 (7.19%) Analytics
11 23 (7.19%) Business Intelligence
11 23 (7.19%) Change Management
11 23 (7.19%) SOA
12 19 (5.94%) Continuous Improvement
12 19 (5.94%) DevOps
12 19 (5.94%) TDD
13 17 (5.31%) SDLC
13 17 (5.31%) UML
14 16 (5.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 81 (25.31%) C#
2 74 (23.13%) SQL
3 38 (11.88%) JavaScript
4 19 (5.94%) C++
5 18 (5.63%) Java
5 18 (5.63%) PowerShell
6 13 (4.06%) VBA
7 12 (3.75%) T-SQL
8 11 (3.44%) PL/SQL
9 10 (3.13%) Python
10 9 (2.81%) R
11 8 (2.50%) Scala
12 7 (2.19%) Perl
13 5 (1.56%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.56%) VB.NET
14 4 (1.25%) VBScript
15 3 (0.94%) Delphi
15 3 (0.94%) VB
16 2 (0.63%) C
16 2 (0.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 70 (21.88%) Degree
2 19 (5.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (3.75%) MCSE
4 7 (2.19%) MCITP
5 6 (1.88%) ISEB
5 6 (1.88%) ISTQB
5 6 (1.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (1.88%) MCSA
6 5 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (1.56%) PMP
7 4 (1.25%) HND
7 4 (1.25%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.94%) CISSP
8 3 (0.94%) MCDBA
8 3 (0.94%) MCP
8 3 (0.94%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.94%) Security Cleared
8 3 (0.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.63%) MCTS
9 2 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.56%) SLA
2 12 (3.75%) QA
3 10 (3.13%) COBIT
4 3 (0.94%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.94%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.63%) P3O
6 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 46 (14.38%) Active Directory
2 40 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (7.50%) Hyper-V
4 10 (3.13%) vSphere
5 7 (2.19%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (1.88%) Virtual Desktop
7 4 (1.25%) Firmware
8 3 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.63%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (0.63%) Squid
9 2 (0.63%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.31%) Docker
10 1 (0.31%) MetaFrame
10 1 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 29 (9.06%) SCCM
2 18 (5.63%) SCOM
3 6 (1.88%) Puppet
4 5 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.56%) WSUS
5 2 (0.63%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.31%) Ansible
6 1 (0.31%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 53 (16.56%) Oracle
2 44 (13.75%) VMware
3 16 (5.00%) IBM
4 14 (4.38%) Citrix
5 13 (4.06%) Tableau
6 12 (3.75%) Cisco
7 10 (3.13%) Cognizant
7 10 (3.13%) HP
7 10 (3.13%) Red Hat
8 9 (2.81%) Dell
9 6 (1.88%) Greenplum
9 6 (1.88%) Xamarin
10 4 (1.25%) Informatica
10 4 (1.25%) Sitecore
11 3 (0.94%) CA
11 3 (0.94%) Fujitsu
11 3 (0.94%) Google
11 3 (0.94%) NetApp
11 3 (0.94%) Sage
11 3 (0.94%) Symantec
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