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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 15 13 10
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 109 175 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.05% 12.17% 16.71%
As % of the Vendors category 23.75% 29.76% 48.46%
Number of salaries quoted 70 120 178
Median salary £37,750 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.62% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,900 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £57,750 £50,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
459 588 518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 42.30% 40.89% 34.49%
Number of salaries quoted 300 383 338
Median salary £40,000 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.04% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,550 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £57,250 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 5 December 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 109 (43.25%) MS Excel
2 98 (38.89%) SQL Server
3 94 (37.30%) Finance
4 87 (34.52%) Windows
5 79 (31.35%) C#
6 73 (28.97%) SQL
7 69 (27.38%) Agile Software Development
8 68 (26.98%) .NET
9 51 (20.24%) ASP.NET
10 47 (18.65%) Scrum
11 41 (16.27%) MVC
12 40 (15.87%) Windows Server
13 39 (15.48%) Degree
14 38 (15.08%) Active Directory
15 36 (14.29%) JavaScript
16 35 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
17 31 (12.30%) VMware
18 29 (11.51%) MS Office
18 29 (11.51%) TDD
18 29 (11.51%) Microsoft Azure
19 28 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 28 (11.11%) Linux
20 27 (10.71%) Visual Studio
20 27 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
20 27 (10.71%) PowerShell
21 26 (10.32%) AngularJS
22 25 (9.92%) IIS
22 25 (9.92%) CSS
22 25 (9.92%) Oracle
22 25 (9.92%) HTML

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 25 (9.92%) IIS
2 14 (5.56%) CMS
3 13 (5.16%) SharePoint
4 12 (4.76%) MS Exchange
5 8 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (2.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (1.59%) JBoss
8 4 (1.59%) SAS
8 4 (1.59%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (1.59%) Skype for Business
9 3 (1.19%) Apache Spark
9 3 (1.19%) nginx
9 3 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.79%) NServiceBus
11 1 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.40%) Umbraco
Applications
1 109 (43.25%) MS Excel
2 29 (11.51%) MS Office
3 15 (5.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (2.38%) MS Project
5 4 (1.59%) MS Visio
6 3 (1.19%) Stata
Business Applications
1 5 (1.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.59%) Sonata
3 3 (1.19%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.40%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 29 (11.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.17%) Office 365
3 4 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.59%) IaaS
4 3 (1.19%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (1.19%) SaaS
5 2 (0.79%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.79%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.40%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.16%) DNS
1 13 (5.16%) Firewall
2 12 (4.76%) WAN
3 11 (4.37%) LAN
4 10 (3.97%) DHCP
4 10 (3.97%) SAN
4 10 (3.97%) TCP/IP
5 6 (2.38%) Internet
6 3 (1.19%) Ethernet
6 3 (1.19%) LDAP
6 3 (1.19%) NAS
6 3 (1.19%) Skype
6 3 (1.19%) Software-Defined Networking
6 3 (1.19%) VoIP
7 2 (0.79%) iSCSI
7 2 (0.79%) Network Security
7 2 (0.79%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (0.79%) SSH
7 2 (0.79%) VPN
8 1 (0.40%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 28 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (5.95%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (4.37%) MySQL
7 10 (3.97%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (3.17%) Relational Database
9 7 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (2.38%) Big Data
10 6 (2.38%) MongoDB
10 6 (2.38%) Power BI
10 6 (2.38%) SQL Server 2014
11 5 (1.98%) Data Mining
11 5 (1.98%) QlikView
12 3 (1.19%) Hadoop
12 3 (1.19%) Informix
12 3 (1.19%) OLAP
12 3 (1.19%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 27 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
1 27 (10.71%) Visual Studio
2 22 (8.73%) SpecFlow
3 19 (7.54%) Cucumber
3 19 (7.54%) HP UFT
4 16 (6.35%) Git (software)
5 13 (5.16%) Subversion
6 11 (4.37%) Selenium
7 8 (3.17%) NUnit
8 7 (2.78%) FitNesse
9 6 (2.38%) WebDriver
10 5 (1.98%) MSTest
11 4 (1.59%) JIRA
12 2 (0.79%) git-flow
13 1 (0.40%) Eclipse
13 1 (0.40%) Grunt
13 1 (0.40%) gulp
13 1 (0.40%) RubyMine
General
1 94 (37.30%) Finance
2 15 (5.95%) Banking
2 15 (5.95%) Marketing
3 6 (2.38%) Legal
4 5 (1.98%) Law
5 4 (1.59%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.19%) Games
6 3 (1.19%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.79%) Back Office
7 2 (0.79%) Brand Awareness
7 2 (0.79%) Retail
7 2 (0.79%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Advertising
8 1 (0.40%) Billing
8 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.40%) Front Office
8 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 63 (25.00%) Analyst
2 40 (15.87%) Developer
3 17 (6.75%) Test Analyst
4 15 (5.95%) Programmer
5 14 (5.56%) .NET Developer
5 14 (5.56%) Architect
5 14 (5.56%) Test Engineer
6 13 (5.16%) Analyst Programmer
6 13 (5.16%) DBA
7 12 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 12 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
8 11 (4.37%) .NET Analyst Programmer
8 11 (4.37%) .NET Programmer
8 11 (4.37%) Support Analyst
8 11 (4.37%) Support Engineer
9 10 (3.97%) Administrator
9 10 (3.97%) Consultant
9 10 (3.97%) Project Manager
9 10 (3.97%) Web Developer
10 9 (3.57%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (26.98%) .NET
2 51 (20.24%) ASP.NET
3 26 (10.32%) AngularJS
4 25 (9.92%) CSS
4 25 (9.92%) HTML
5 22 (8.73%) .NET Framework
6 21 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 20 (7.94%) Gherkin
8 9 (3.57%) Entity Framework
9 8 (3.17%) ASP.NET Web API
10 7 (2.78%) jQuery
11 6 (2.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (1.98%) Backbone.js
13 4 (1.59%) HTML5
13 4 (1.59%) WCF
13 4 (1.59%) WPF
14 3 (1.19%) Ajax
14 3 (1.19%) LAMP
14 3 (1.19%) MDX
14 3 (1.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
3 18 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 14 (5.56%) Data Centre
5 7 (2.78%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.78%) Replication
6 6 (2.38%) Data Extraction
6 6 (2.38%) Visualisation
7 5 (1.98%) Mathematics
8 4 (1.59%) Driving Licence
8 4 (1.59%) Informatics
8 4 (1.59%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.59%) Pricing Data
9 3 (1.19%) Applied Mathematics
9 3 (1.19%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.19%) EMC VNX
9 3 (1.19%) EPoS
9 3 (1.19%) Statistics
9 3 (1.19%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.79%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 87 (34.52%) Windows
2 40 (15.87%) Windows Server
3 28 (11.11%) Linux
4 22 (8.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (7.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (3.97%) Windows 7
7 8 (3.17%) Unix
7 8 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (1.98%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.59%) Windows 10
10 3 (1.19%) Android
10 3 (1.19%) Solaris
11 2 (0.79%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.79%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.40%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (27.38%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (18.65%) Scrum
3 41 (16.27%) MVC
4 29 (11.51%) TDD
5 24 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (9.52%) Software Testing
6 23 (9.13%) Business Intelligence
6 23 (9.13%) ITIL
6 23 (9.13%) Test Automation
7 22 (8.73%) Change Management
7 22 (8.73%) Web Development
8 21 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
9 20 (7.94%) DevOps
9 20 (7.94%) OO
10 19 (7.54%) Analytics
10 19 (7.54%) Defect Management
10 19 (7.54%) User Acceptance Testing
11 18 (7.14%) Project Management
12 16 (6.35%) SDLC
13 15 (5.95%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (31.35%) C#
2 73 (28.97%) SQL
3 36 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 27 (10.71%) PowerShell
5 19 (7.54%) Java
6 11 (4.37%) C++
6 11 (4.37%) T-SQL
7 10 (3.97%) PL/SQL
8 8 (3.17%) Python
9 5 (1.98%) VBScript
10 4 (1.59%) R
11 3 (1.19%) C
11 3 (1.19%) Delphi
11 3 (1.19%) Scala
11 3 (1.19%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.79%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.79%) Bourne shell
12 2 (0.79%) Fortran
12 2 (0.79%) Korn
12 2 (0.79%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 39 (15.48%) Degree
2 20 (7.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (3.97%) MCSE
4 7 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (2.78%) MCITP
5 6 (2.38%) CCNA
6 5 (1.98%) CCNP
6 5 (1.98%) ISEB
7 4 (1.59%) ISTQB
7 4 (1.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (1.59%) MCP
7 4 (1.59%) MCSA
7 4 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (1.19%) HND
8 3 (1.19%) PMP
9 2 (0.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.79%) PhD
10 1 (0.40%) MCDBA
10 1 (0.40%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.76%) SLA
2 8 (3.17%) QA
3 4 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.79%) COBIT
4 2 (0.79%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.79%) P3O
5 1 (0.40%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 38 (15.08%) Active Directory
2 24 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (5.95%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.59%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (1.19%) Firmware
5 3 (1.19%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (0.79%) MetaFrame
6 2 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.79%) NDS
6 2 (0.79%) NetIQ eDirectory
6 2 (0.79%) NFS
6 2 (0.79%) Samba
6 2 (0.79%) UAG
6 2 (0.79%) XenApp
7 1 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.40%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.40%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (5.16%) SCCM
2 10 (3.97%) Puppet
3 7 (2.78%) SCOM
4 6 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.79%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.79%) NetIQ Identity Manager
6 1 (0.40%) Ansible
6 1 (0.40%) Iperf
6 1 (0.40%) SCSM
6 1 (0.40%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (12.30%) VMware
2 25 (9.92%) Oracle
3 20 (7.94%) Cisco
4 12 (4.76%) Tableau
5 8 (3.17%) HP
6 7 (2.78%) EMC
7 6 (2.38%) Citrix
7 6 (2.38%) Red Hat
8 5 (1.98%) Dell
8 5 (1.98%) Sitecore
9 4 (1.59%) FNZ
9 4 (1.59%) Google
9 4 (1.59%) Sophos
10 3 (1.19%) Greenplum
10 3 (1.19%) Meraki
10 3 (1.19%) Sun
11 2 (0.79%) Altiris
11 2 (0.79%) F5
11 2 (0.79%) IBM
11 2 (0.79%) SolarWinds
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