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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 13 14 10
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 148 180 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.06% 11.57% 15.71%
As % of the Vendors category 29.48% 31.91% 39.97%
Number of salaries quoted 84 137 161
Median salary £41,500 £39,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.41% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +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
502 564 583
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 40.91% 36.25% 39.31%
Number of salaries quoted 317 378 404
Median salary £44,000 £42,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.92% +6.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £55,000 £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 28 August 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 134 (43.23%) MS Excel
2 128 (41.29%) SQL Server
3 96 (30.97%) Windows
4 94 (30.32%) Finance
5 82 (26.45%) C#
5 82 (26.45%) Agile Software Development
6 81 (26.13%) .NET
7 76 (24.52%) SQL
8 66 (21.29%) Scrum
9 62 (20.00%) Degree
10 61 (19.68%) ASP.NET
11 56 (18.06%) Analytical Skills
12 51 (16.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 49 (15.81%) Asset Management
14 48 (15.48%) VMware
15 47 (15.16%) Active Directory
15 47 (15.16%) Windows Server
16 46 (14.84%) MS Office
16 46 (14.84%) MVC
17 44 (14.19%) Mentoring
18 42 (13.55%) Oracle
19 41 (13.23%) JavaScript
20 40 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
20 40 (12.90%) Microsoft Azure
21 37 (11.94%) Business Analysis
22 33 (10.65%) ITIL
22 33 (10.65%) Stakeholder Management
22 33 (10.65%) Markit EDM
23 32 (10.32%) Management Information System
23 32 (10.32%) SharePoint

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 32 (10.32%) SharePoint
2 22 (7.10%) IIS
3 21 (6.77%) MS Exchange
4 14 (4.52%) CMS
5 12 (3.87%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (2.26%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (2.26%) Skype for Business
7 5 (1.61%) Apache Spark
7 5 (1.61%) SAS
8 4 (1.29%) Apache
8 4 (1.29%) JBoss
8 4 (1.29%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.97%) nginx
9 3 (0.97%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.65%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.65%) NServiceBus
11 1 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.32%) WebLogic
Applications
1 134 (43.23%) MS Excel
2 46 (14.84%) MS Office
3 19 (6.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (2.26%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.61%) MS Project
5 5 (1.61%) Stata
Business Applications
1 33 (10.65%) Markit EDM
2 10 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.65%) Sage CRM
3 2 (0.65%) Sonata
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.32%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 40 (12.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (4.84%) SaaS
3 12 (3.87%) Office 365
4 4 (1.29%) IaaS
5 3 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.97%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (0.97%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 20 (6.45%) SAN
2 16 (5.16%) DHCP
2 16 (5.16%) DNS
2 16 (5.16%) Firewall
3 10 (3.23%) LAN
3 10 (3.23%) WAN
4 7 (2.26%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.61%) HTTP
5 5 (1.61%) Internet
6 4 (1.29%) NAS
6 4 (1.29%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (0.97%) Ethernet
7 3 (0.97%) LDAP
7 3 (0.97%) Skype
7 3 (0.97%) Software-Defined Networking
7 3 (0.97%) VPN
8 2 (0.65%) VoIP
9 1 (0.32%) MPLS
9 1 (0.32%) RFID
9 1 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (41.29%) SQL Server
2 51 (16.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 27 (8.71%) Data Warehouse
4 26 (8.39%) Data Mining
5 23 (7.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 16 (5.16%) SQL Server 2012
7 14 (4.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 12 (3.87%) SQL Server 2008
9 11 (3.55%) MongoDB
9 11 (3.55%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (2.58%) Big Data
11 7 (2.26%) SQL Server 2014
12 6 (1.94%) MySQL
12 6 (1.94%) Power BI
13 5 (1.61%) Hadoop
14 4 (1.29%) MS Access
14 4 (1.29%) Oracle Database
14 4 (1.29%) Relational Database
15 3 (0.97%) Informix
15 3 (0.97%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 23 (7.42%) Visual Studio
2 14 (4.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (3.87%) Cucumber
3 12 (3.87%) HP UFT
4 11 (3.55%) SpecFlow
5 9 (2.90%) Selenium
6 5 (1.61%) Git (software)
7 4 (1.29%) FitNesse
8 3 (0.97%) MSI
8 3 (0.97%) NUnit
8 3 (0.97%) Subversion
9 2 (0.65%) AdminStudio
9 2 (0.65%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.65%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.65%) JIRA
9 2 (0.65%) JUnit
9 2 (0.65%) Maven
10 1 (0.32%) git-flow
10 1 (0.32%) NSubstitute
10 1 (0.32%) RubyMine
General
1 94 (30.32%) Finance
2 23 (7.42%) Banking
3 16 (5.16%) Games
3 16 (5.16%) Marketing
4 10 (3.23%) Investment Banking
5 8 (2.58%) Back Office
6 7 (2.26%) Legal
6 7 (2.26%) Retail
7 6 (1.94%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (1.61%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.61%) Law
9 2 (0.65%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.32%) Billing
10 1 (0.32%) Front Office
10 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 65 (20.97%) Analyst
2 53 (17.10%) Developer
3 33 (10.65%) Consultant
4 22 (7.10%) Support Analyst
5 21 (6.77%) Architect
5 21 (6.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 16 (5.16%) .NET Developer
7 15 (4.84%) C# Developer
7 15 (4.84%) Software Developer
8 13 (4.19%) Senior Analyst
9 12 (3.87%) Applications Support
9 12 (3.87%) Technical Leader
10 11 (3.55%) DBA
10 11 (3.55%) Development Manager
11 10 (3.23%) Administrator
11 10 (3.23%) Senior Consultant
12 9 (2.90%) Applications Support Analyst
12 9 (2.90%) Project Manager
12 9 (2.90%) Test Analyst
13 8 (2.58%) Principal Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (26.13%) .NET
2 61 (19.68%) ASP.NET
3 29 (9.35%) HTML
4 26 (8.39%) ASP.NET MVC
4 26 (8.39%) CSS
5 20 (6.45%) AngularJS
6 15 (4.84%) .NET Framework
7 9 (2.90%) Entity Framework
7 9 (2.90%) HTML5
7 9 (2.90%) jQuery
8 8 (2.58%) WCF
9 7 (2.26%) Backbone.js
9 7 (2.26%) Gherkin
9 7 (2.26%) React
9 7 (2.26%) REST
9 7 (2.26%) Web Services
10 6 (1.94%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (1.94%) Ember.js
10 6 (1.94%) React Native
10 6 (1.94%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 56 (18.06%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (10.32%) Management Information System
3 25 (8.06%) Computer Science
4 17 (5.48%) Data Centre
5 15 (4.84%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (3.87%) Mathematics
7 10 (3.23%) Informatics
8 8 (2.58%) Visualisation
9 7 (2.26%) Virtual Team
10 6 (1.94%) Mobile App
11 5 (1.61%) Applied Mathematics
11 5 (1.61%) Physics
11 5 (1.61%) Replication
11 5 (1.61%) Statistics
12 4 (1.29%) Client/Server
12 4 (1.29%) Pricing Data
12 4 (1.29%) Reference Data
13 3 (0.97%) Data Integration
13 3 (0.97%) EMC VNX
13 3 (0.97%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 96 (30.97%) Windows
2 47 (15.16%) Windows Server
3 29 (9.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 28 (9.03%) Linux
5 20 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (5.16%) Windows 7
6 16 (5.16%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (2.58%) Android
7 8 (2.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (2.26%) Apple iOS
9 5 (1.61%) Unix
10 3 (0.97%) Solaris
11 2 (0.65%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.32%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (26.45%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (21.29%) Scrum
3 49 (15.81%) Asset Management
4 46 (14.84%) MVC
5 44 (14.19%) Mentoring
6 37 (11.94%) Business Analysis
7 33 (10.65%) ITIL
7 33 (10.65%) Stakeholder Management
8 29 (9.35%) Data Analysis
9 25 (8.06%) Business Intelligence
9 25 (8.06%) CRM
10 23 (7.42%) Analytics
10 23 (7.42%) Change Management
10 23 (7.42%) TDD
11 21 (6.77%) Web Development
12 20 (6.45%) DevOps
13 19 (6.13%) Continuous Improvement
13 19 (6.13%) Disaster Recovery
14 15 (4.84%) BDD
14 15 (4.84%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 82 (26.45%) C#
2 76 (24.52%) SQL
3 41 (13.23%) JavaScript
4 21 (6.77%) PowerShell
5 17 (5.48%) C++
5 17 (5.48%) Java
6 13 (4.19%) T-SQL
7 10 (3.23%) PL/SQL
8 9 (2.90%) VBA
9 8 (2.58%) Python
9 8 (2.58%) R
10 6 (1.94%) Perl
11 5 (1.61%) Scala
11 5 (1.61%) Shell Script
11 5 (1.61%) VB.NET
11 5 (1.61%) VBScript
12 4 (1.29%) C
13 3 (0.97%) Delphi
14 2 (0.65%) PHP
14 2 (0.65%) VB
Qualifications
1 62 (20.00%) Degree
2 23 (7.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (4.19%) MCSE
4 7 (2.26%) MCITP
4 7 (2.26%) MCSA
5 6 (1.94%) ISEB
5 6 (1.94%) ISTQB
5 6 (1.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (1.94%) PMP
6 4 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.29%) MCP
6 4 (1.29%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.97%) CCNA
7 3 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.97%) CISSP
7 3 (0.97%) HND
7 3 (0.97%) MCDBA
7 3 (0.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.65%) MCTS
8 2 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.10%) SLA
2 12 (3.87%) QA
3 4 (1.29%) COBIT
4 3 (0.97%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.97%) P3O
5 1 (0.32%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 47 (15.16%) Active Directory
2 40 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (7.42%) Hyper-V
4 9 (2.90%) vSphere
5 6 (1.94%) Virtual Desktop
6 5 (1.61%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (1.29%) Firmware
8 3 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.65%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.32%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.32%) MetaFrame
10 1 (0.32%) Squid
10 1 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 27 (8.71%) SCCM
2 18 (5.81%) SCOM
3 9 (2.90%) Puppet
4 5 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.61%) WSUS
5 2 (0.65%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.32%) Ansible
6 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 48 (15.48%) VMware
2 42 (13.55%) Oracle
3 13 (4.19%) Tableau
4 12 (3.87%) Cisco
4 12 (3.87%) Red Hat
5 11 (3.55%) Citrix
6 9 (2.90%) HP
6 9 (2.90%) IBM
7 6 (1.94%) Dell
7 6 (1.94%) Xamarin
8 5 (1.61%) Greenplum
9 4 (1.29%) Cognizant
9 4 (1.29%) EMC
9 4 (1.29%) Sitecore
9 4 (1.29%) SolarWinds
10 3 (0.97%) CA
10 3 (0.97%) NetApp
10 3 (0.97%) Sophos
10 3 (0.97%) Sun
10 3 (0.97%) Symantec
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