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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 12 18 10
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 123 132 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.56% 10.26% 15.23%
As % of the Vendors category 27.52% 25.48% 42.62%
Number of salaries quoted 88 96 135
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £64,750 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
447 518 474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 42.01% 40.28% 35.75%
Number of salaries quoted 285 350 302
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £32,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £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 19 January 2017.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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.

1 100 (43.86%) MS Excel
2 88 (38.60%) Finance
3 84 (36.84%) SQL Server
4 76 (33.33%) Windows
5 71 (31.14%) C#
6 63 (27.63%) .NET
7 59 (25.88%) SQL
8 55 (24.12%) Agile Software Development
9 42 (18.42%) ASP.NET
10 41 (17.98%) Active Directory
11 39 (17.11%) Windows Server
12 37 (16.23%) Scrum
13 36 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
14 32 (14.04%) MVC
15 31 (13.60%) Degree
16 30 (13.16%) Visual Studio
17 29 (12.72%) VMware
18 27 (11.84%) .NET Framework
19 26 (11.40%) Test Automation
19 26 (11.40%) MS Office
19 26 (11.40%) JavaScript
19 26 (11.40%) Analytical Skills
20 25 (10.96%) TDD
21 24 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
21 24 (10.53%) SpecFlow
21 24 (10.53%) AngularJS
21 24 (10.53%) Linux
22 23 (10.09%) Gherkin
23 22 (9.65%) PowerShell
23 22 (9.65%) Windows Server 2008

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 16 (7.02%) IIS
2 13 (5.70%) MS Exchange
3 7 (3.07%) CMS
4 6 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (2.63%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.75%) JBoss
6 3 (1.32%) SAS
7 2 (0.88%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.88%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.88%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.44%) Confluence
8 1 (0.44%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.44%) Umbraco
Applications
1 100 (43.86%) MS Excel
2 26 (11.40%) MS Office
3 13 (5.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.19%) MS Project
5 3 (1.32%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.88%) Stata
Business Applications
1 4 (1.75%) Sonata
2 3 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.44%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 24 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (3.95%) Office 365
3 5 (2.19%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.88%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.44%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.44%) DigitalOcean
5 1 (0.44%) IaaS
5 1 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.58%) Firewall
1 15 (6.58%) LAN
2 12 (5.26%) WAN
3 9 (3.95%) DNS
4 8 (3.51%) SAN
4 8 (3.51%) TCP/IP
4 8 (3.51%) VPN
5 6 (2.63%) DHCP
6 5 (2.19%) Skype
7 3 (1.32%) Internet
7 3 (1.32%) IP Telephony
7 3 (1.32%) NAS
7 3 (1.32%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (0.88%) iSCSI
8 2 (0.88%) Network Security
8 2 (0.88%) SSH
8 2 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.44%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.44%) Intranet
9 1 (0.44%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (6.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (3.51%) MySQL
6 5 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (2.19%) Relational Database
6 5 (2.19%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.75%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.32%) Data Mining
8 3 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.88%) Big Data
9 2 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.88%) DB2
9 2 (0.88%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.88%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.88%) MS Access
9 2 (0.88%) QlikView
9 2 (0.88%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 36 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 30 (13.16%) Visual Studio
3 24 (10.53%) SpecFlow
4 17 (7.46%) Cucumber
4 17 (7.46%) HP UFT
5 16 (7.02%) Git (software)
6 13 (5.70%) Subversion
7 12 (5.26%) Selenium
8 10 (4.39%) NUnit
8 10 (4.39%) WebDriver
9 8 (3.51%) MSTest
10 7 (3.07%) FitNesse
11 4 (1.75%) JIRA
12 1 (0.44%) git-flow
12 1 (0.44%) Grunt
12 1 (0.44%) gulp
General
1 88 (38.60%) Finance
2 9 (3.95%) Banking
2 9 (3.95%) Marketing
3 8 (3.51%) Legal
4 5 (2.19%) Law
5 3 (1.32%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.88%) Back Office
6 2 (0.88%) Brand Awareness
6 2 (0.88%) Games
6 2 (0.88%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.44%) Advertising
7 1 (0.44%) Billing
7 1 (0.44%) German Language
7 1 (0.44%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.44%) Local Government
7 1 (0.44%) Publishing
7 1 (0.44%) Retail
7 1 (0.44%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 67 (29.39%) Analyst
2 38 (16.67%) Developer
3 19 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 18 (7.89%) Programmer
4 18 (7.89%) Support Engineer
4 18 (7.89%) Test Analyst
5 16 (7.02%) Analyst Programmer
6 15 (6.58%) .NET Analyst Programmer
6 15 (6.58%) .NET Developer
6 15 (6.58%) .NET Programmer
6 15 (6.58%) Test Engineer
7 13 (5.70%) C# Programmer
8 12 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 11 (4.82%) Administrator
9 11 (4.82%) Consultant
10 10 (4.39%) Operations Engineer
11 9 (3.95%) Senior Analyst
12 8 (3.51%) DBA
12 8 (3.51%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 8 (3.51%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (27.63%) .NET
2 42 (18.42%) ASP.NET
3 27 (11.84%) .NET Framework
4 24 (10.53%) AngularJS
5 23 (10.09%) Gherkin
6 21 (9.21%) CSS
6 21 (9.21%) HTML
7 19 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
9 8 (3.51%) Entity Framework
10 4 (1.75%) jQuery
10 4 (1.75%) WPF
11 3 (1.32%) HTML5
11 3 (1.32%) WCF
11 3 (1.32%) XML
12 2 (0.88%) Android SDK
12 2 (0.88%) CSS3
12 2 (0.88%) D3.js
12 2 (0.88%) Web Services
12 2 (0.88%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.40%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (9.21%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (6.14%) Computer Science
4 12 (5.26%) Data Centre
5 6 (2.63%) Data Extraction
5 6 (2.63%) Replication
6 4 (1.75%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.32%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.32%) EMC VNX
7 3 (1.32%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.32%) Fintech
7 3 (1.32%) Informatics
7 3 (1.32%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.32%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.88%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.88%) Applied Mathematics
8 2 (0.88%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.88%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.88%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.88%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 76 (33.33%) Windows
2 39 (17.11%) Windows Server
3 24 (10.53%) Linux
4 22 (9.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (4.39%) Windows 7
5 10 (4.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (3.51%) Unix
6 8 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (2.19%) Android
7 5 (2.19%) Windows XP
8 4 (1.75%) Windows 10
9 3 (1.32%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.32%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.88%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (24.12%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (16.23%) Scrum
3 32 (14.04%) MVC
4 26 (11.40%) Test Automation
5 25 (10.96%) TDD
6 22 (9.65%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (9.65%) Software Testing
7 20 (8.77%) Project Management
8 19 (8.33%) OO
9 18 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
9 18 (7.89%) Change Management
9 18 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
9 18 (7.89%) User Acceptance Testing
10 17 (7.46%) Defect Management
11 16 (7.02%) ITIL
12 13 (5.70%) Web Development
13 12 (5.26%) DevOps
13 12 (5.26%) SDLC
13 12 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (5.26%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 71 (31.14%) C#
2 59 (25.88%) SQL
3 26 (11.40%) JavaScript
4 22 (9.65%) PowerShell
5 17 (7.46%) Java
6 14 (6.14%) T-SQL
7 7 (3.07%) PL/SQL
7 7 (3.07%) Python
8 5 (2.19%) VBScript
9 3 (1.32%) R
10 2 (0.88%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.88%) Bourne shell
10 2 (0.88%) C
10 2 (0.88%) C++
10 2 (0.88%) Fortran
10 2 (0.88%) Korn
10 2 (0.88%) Scala
10 2 (0.88%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.44%) Delphi
11 1 (0.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 31 (13.60%) Degree
2 16 (7.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (4.39%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (3.95%) CCNA
4 9 (3.95%) MCSE
5 5 (2.19%) CCNP
6 3 (1.32%) ISEB
6 3 (1.32%) MCITP
6 3 (1.32%) MCP
6 3 (1.32%) MCSA
6 3 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.88%) HND
7 2 (0.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.88%) PhD
7 2 (0.88%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.88%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.44%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.44%) JNCIP
8 1 (0.44%) PMP
8 1 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.82%) SLA
2 7 (3.07%) QA
3 4 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.32%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.88%) COBIT
6 1 (0.44%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.44%) P3O
System Software
1 41 (17.98%) Active Directory
2 19 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.63%) Hyper-V
3 6 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.88%) BitLocker
4 2 (0.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (0.88%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (0.88%) MetaFrame
4 2 (0.88%) NDS
4 2 (0.88%) NetIQ eDirectory
4 2 (0.88%) NFS
4 2 (0.88%) Samba
4 2 (0.88%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.88%) UAG
4 2 (0.88%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.88%) XenApp
5 1 (0.44%) Firmware
5 1 (0.44%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.44%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 17 (7.46%) SCCM
2 7 (3.07%) Puppet
3 5 (2.19%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (1.75%) DameWare
4 4 (1.75%) SCOM
5 3 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.88%) Nagios
6 2 (0.88%) NetIQ Identity Manager
7 1 (0.44%) Ansible
7 1 (0.44%) Iperf
7 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.44%) SCSM
Vendors
1 29 (12.72%) VMware
2 19 (8.33%) Cisco
3 18 (7.89%) Oracle
4 12 (5.26%) Tableau
5 7 (3.07%) EMC
6 6 (2.63%) Intel Security
7 5 (2.19%) Google
7 5 (2.19%) HP
7 5 (2.19%) Sophos
8 4 (1.75%) F5
9 3 (1.32%) Citrix
9 3 (1.32%) FNZ
9 3 (1.32%) Meraki
9 3 (1.32%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.32%) Sitecore
9 3 (1.32%) WatchGuard
10 2 (0.88%) Dell
10 2 (0.88%) IBM
10 2 (0.88%) Samsung
10 2 (0.88%) Zerto
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