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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 12 11 9
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 153 203 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.76% 12.91% 16.54%
As % of the Vendors category 32.01% 37.45% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 118 131 115
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,850 £26,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
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
478 542 450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 36.74% 34.46% 41.36%
Number of salaries quoted 298 360 283
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 166 (47.03%) MS Excel
2 122 (34.56%) Finance
3 120 (33.99%) .NET
4 115 (32.58%) Windows
5 107 (30.31%) SQL Server
6 95 (26.91%) C#
7 93 (26.35%) SQL
8 85 (24.08%) ASP.NET
9 72 (20.40%) VMware
10 69 (19.55%) MS Office
11 66 (18.70%) Active Directory
12 62 (17.56%) JavaScript
13 61 (17.28%) .NET Framework
13 61 (17.28%) Degree
14 57 (16.15%) VMware Infrastructure
15 56 (15.86%) HTML
15 56 (15.86%) CSS
16 53 (15.01%) SharePoint
16 53 (15.01%) MVC
17 51 (14.45%) MS Exchange
18 44 (12.46%) Agile Software Development
19 39 (11.05%) jQuery
20 37 (10.48%) Windows Server 2008
20 37 (10.48%) ASP.NET MVC
21 35 (9.92%) CRM
22 34 (9.63%) T-SQL
23 32 (9.07%) Software Engineering
24 31 (8.78%) Windows 7
24 31 (8.78%) Project Management
24 31 (8.78%) ITIL

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 53 (15.01%) SharePoint
2 51 (14.45%) MS Exchange
3 21 (5.95%) IIS
4 18 (5.10%) IBM Notes
5 16 (4.53%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (2.83%) Lync
7 8 (2.27%) SAS
8 7 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (0.85%) WorkSite
9 3 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.57%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.57%) Apache
10 2 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.28%) CMS
Applications
1 166 (47.03%) MS Excel
2 69 (19.55%) MS Office
3 26 (7.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (4.53%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.98%) MS Project
6 6 (1.70%) SPSS
7 3 (0.85%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 19 (5.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.57%) FINCAD Analytics
3 1 (0.28%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.28%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.28%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.28%) HFM
3 1 (0.28%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.12%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.27%) Office 365
4 6 (1.70%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.13%) SaaS
5 4 (1.13%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.57%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.28%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 29 (8.22%) Firewall
2 28 (7.93%) WAN
3 25 (7.08%) LAN
4 17 (4.82%) Wi-Fi
5 14 (3.97%) SAN
6 13 (3.68%) DNS
7 9 (2.55%) Intrusion Detection
8 7 (1.98%) NAS
9 6 (1.70%) VoIP
9 6 (1.70%) TCP/IP
10 5 (1.42%) VLAN
10 5 (1.42%) VPN
10 5 (1.42%) DHCP
11 4 (1.13%) Wireless
11 4 (1.13%) Internet
11 4 (1.13%) IP Telephony
12 3 (0.85%) Cisco IOS
12 3 (0.85%) WAAS
12 3 (0.85%) MPLS
12 3 (0.85%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (30.31%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (5.10%) MS Access
4 16 (4.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (3.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (3.40%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (2.83%) Big Data
8 9 (2.55%) MySQL
9 8 (2.27%) Oracle Database
9 8 (2.27%) Relational Database
9 8 (2.27%) Data Mining
10 6 (1.70%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (1.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (0.85%) Hadoop
13 2 (0.57%) DB2
13 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (0.57%) QlikView
13 2 (0.57%) Oracle BI EE
14 1 (0.28%) BusinessObjects XI
14 1 (0.28%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 19 (5.38%) Visual Studio
2 6 (1.70%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (1.70%) Cucumber
2 6 (1.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.13%) SpecFlow
4 3 (0.85%) Selenium
5 2 (0.57%) MSI
5 2 (0.57%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.28%) WatiN
6 1 (0.28%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.28%) Subversion
6 1 (0.28%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.28%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.28%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.28%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.28%) GitLab
General
1 122 (34.56%) Finance
2 13 (3.68%) Back Office
3 9 (2.55%) Banking
4 7 (1.98%) Law
5 5 (1.42%) Advertising
6 4 (1.13%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.13%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.85%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.85%) Games
8 2 (0.57%) Legal
8 2 (0.57%) Front Office
8 2 (0.57%) Local Government
8 2 (0.57%) Retail
8 2 (0.57%) German Language
9 1 (0.28%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 82 (23.23%) Analyst
2 76 (21.53%) Developer
3 33 (9.35%) Support Analyst
4 28 (7.93%) .NET Developer
5 27 (7.65%) IT Support
6 25 (7.08%) Project Manager
7 20 (5.67%) IT Support Analyst
7 20 (5.67%) Architect
7 20 (5.67%) Consultant
8 17 (4.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 16 (4.53%) Support Engineer
9 16 (4.53%) Administrator
10 15 (4.25%) C# Developer
11 13 (3.68%) Business Analyst
12 12 (3.40%) Systems Administrator
13 10 (2.83%) Software Engineer
13 10 (2.83%) Software Developer
14 9 (2.55%) Technical Architect
14 9 (2.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 9 (2.55%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (33.99%) .NET
2 85 (24.08%) ASP.NET
3 61 (17.28%) .NET Framework
4 56 (15.86%) HTML
4 56 (15.86%) CSS
5 39 (11.05%) jQuery
6 37 (10.48%) ASP.NET MVC
7 26 (7.37%) XML
8 22 (6.23%) Entity Framework
9 18 (5.10%) NHibernate
9 18 (5.10%) HTML5
10 17 (4.82%) WinForms
11 15 (4.25%) WPF
12 14 (3.97%) Web Services
13 11 (3.12%) Ajax
14 10 (2.83%) WCF
15 9 (2.55%) XSD
16 7 (1.98%) Application Packaging
16 7 (1.98%) Regular Expression
17 6 (1.70%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (3.97%) Computer Science
3 13 (3.68%) Blackberry
4 12 (3.40%) Mathematics
5 11 (3.12%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (2.55%) Economics
7 7 (1.98%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.70%) Clustering
8 6 (1.70%) Client/Server
8 6 (1.70%) Statistics
8 6 (1.70%) Inversion of Control
8 6 (1.70%) Visualisation
8 6 (1.70%) Psychology
9 5 (1.42%) Open Source
9 5 (1.42%) Replication
9 5 (1.42%) Enterprise Storage
10 4 (1.13%) Cryptography
10 4 (1.13%) iPad
11 3 (0.85%) Data Integration
11 3 (0.85%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 115 (32.58%) Windows
2 37 (10.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (8.78%) Windows 7
4 26 (7.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 23 (6.52%) Linux
6 14 (3.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (3.40%) UNIX
8 11 (3.12%) Windows XP
9 8 (2.27%) Windows 8
10 7 (1.98%) Windows 2000
11 5 (1.42%) Windows 2000 Server
12 4 (1.13%) Apple iOS
12 4 (1.13%) Android
13 3 (0.85%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.57%) Debian
14 2 (0.57%) AIX
14 2 (0.57%) Solaris
14 2 (0.57%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.28%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (15.01%) MVC
2 44 (12.46%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (9.92%) CRM
4 32 (9.07%) Software Engineering
5 31 (8.78%) Project Management
5 31 (8.78%) ITIL
6 29 (8.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 25 (7.08%) Business Intelligence
7 25 (7.08%) Continuous Improvement
8 20 (5.67%) Change Management
9 19 (5.38%) Mentoring
10 18 (5.10%) Line Management
11 17 (4.82%) Change Control
12 16 (4.53%) Disaster Recovery
13 15 (4.25%) Web Development
14 14 (3.97%) Time Management
14 14 (3.97%) Analytics
15 13 (3.68%) TDD
15 13 (3.68%) OO
16 12 (3.40%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 95 (26.91%) C#
2 93 (26.35%) SQL
3 62 (17.56%) JavaScript
4 34 (9.63%) T-SQL
5 23 (6.52%) VBA
6 21 (5.95%) PowerShell
7 14 (3.97%) VB.NET
7 14 (3.97%) Java
8 6 (1.70%) R
8 6 (1.70%) VBScript
8 6 (1.70%) XPath
9 5 (1.42%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.13%) Python
11 3 (0.85%) XQuery
11 3 (0.85%) Perl
11 3 (0.85%) PHP
11 3 (0.85%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.57%) C++
12 2 (0.57%) Ruby
12 2 (0.57%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 61 (17.28%) Degree
2 30 (8.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (3.68%) MCSE
4 11 (3.12%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (2.83%) MCITP
6 8 (2.27%) CCNA
6 8 (2.27%) CISSP
6 8 (2.27%) CEH
7 7 (1.98%) MCSA
7 7 (1.98%) SSCP
8 6 (1.70%) GIAC
9 5 (1.42%) CCNP
9 5 (1.42%) MCP
10 4 (1.13%) ISEB
11 3 (0.85%) HND
12 2 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (0.57%) Postgraduate
12 2 (0.57%) MCDBA
12 2 (0.57%) ISEB Practitioner
12 2 (0.57%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (7.93%) SLA
2 12 (3.40%) QA
3 7 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.28%) PMBOK
System Software
1 66 (18.70%) Active Directory
2 57 (16.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (4.25%) Hyper-V
4 10 (2.83%) vSphere
5 9 (2.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 8 (2.27%) VMware ESX
6 8 (2.27%) XenApp
7 7 (1.98%) MetaFrame
8 6 (1.70%) XenDesktop
9 4 (1.13%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (1.13%) Forefront TMG
10 3 (0.85%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.28%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.28%) Firmware
12 1 (0.28%) NFS
12 1 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.28%) pfSense
12 1 (0.28%) iptables
Systems Management
1 14 (3.97%) SCCM
2 13 (3.68%) SCOM
3 10 (2.83%) Nagios
4 5 (1.42%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.85%) NetBackup
5 3 (0.85%) Backup Exec
5 3 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (0.85%) Puppet
6 2 (0.57%) Control-M
6 2 (0.57%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.28%) OpenAM
7 1 (0.28%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 72 (20.40%) VMware
2 31 (8.78%) Cisco
3 30 (8.50%) Oracle
4 22 (6.23%) Citrix
5 18 (5.10%) Lotus
6 10 (2.83%) Red Hat
7 9 (2.55%) SolarWinds
7 9 (2.55%) F5
8 8 (2.27%) Splunk
9 7 (1.98%) HP
9 7 (1.98%) Cognos
10 6 (1.70%) Symantec
11 5 (1.42%) Adobe
11 5 (1.42%) CheckPoint
12 4 (1.13%) LogRhythm
12 4 (1.13%) IBM
12 4 (1.13%) Apple
12 4 (1.13%) Dell
12 4 (1.13%) Sourcefire
12 4 (1.13%) Telerik
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