The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Glasgow region.

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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 12 12 10
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 214 168 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 14.81% 15.66% 16.78%
As % of the Vendors category 29.64% 29.84% 35.48%
Number of salaries quoted 163 73 119
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Vendors Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
722 563 403
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 49.97% 52.47% 47.30%
Number of salaries quoted 435 268 299
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -3.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
Scotland

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Glasgow region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Glasgow

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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.

1 161 (43.28%) MS Excel
2 157 (42.20%) .NET
3 141 (37.90%) SQL Server
4 136 (36.56%) SQL
5 134 (36.02%) C#
6 125 (33.60%) Windows
7 75 (20.16%) ASP.NET
7 75 (20.16%) Finance
8 62 (16.67%) Active Directory
9 53 (14.25%) T-SQL
9 53 (14.25%) XML
10 49 (13.17%) Agile Software Development
11 46 (12.37%) SharePoint
11 46 (12.37%) MS Office
12 42 (11.29%) Visual Studio
12 42 (11.29%) ITIL
13 40 (10.75%) WinForms
13 40 (10.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 40 (10.75%) Software Engineering
14 39 (10.48%) VMware
14 39 (10.48%) UNIX
15 38 (10.22%) MVC
15 38 (10.22%) SQL Server 2008
16 37 (9.95%) MS Exchange
17 36 (9.68%) Clustering
18 33 (8.87%) Microsoft Certification
18 33 (8.87%) Oracle
18 33 (8.87%) JavaScript
18 33 (8.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 32 (8.60%) Windows Server 2008

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 46 (12.37%) SharePoint
2 37 (9.95%) MS Exchange
3 23 (6.18%) SharePoint 2010
3 23 (6.18%) SharePoint 2013
4 20 (5.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 18 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2003
6 13 (3.49%) IIS
7 12 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
8 8 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (1.61%) SharePoint Server
10 5 (1.34%) Umbraco
10 5 (1.34%) IBM Notes
10 5 (1.34%) Lync
11 4 (1.08%) CMS
12 3 (0.81%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.54%) WorkSite
13 2 (0.54%) NetWeaver
13 2 (0.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.54%) Apache
14 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 161 (43.28%) MS Excel
2 46 (12.37%) MS Office
3 13 (3.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (2.15%) MS Project
5 6 (1.61%) InfoPath
6 5 (1.34%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.54%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 9 (2.42%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (2.15%) Oracle Applications
2 8 (2.15%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.81%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.54%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.27%) Magento
6 1 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.27%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.27%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.54%) SaaS
1 2 (0.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.57%) DNS
2 16 (4.30%) SAN
3 15 (4.03%) DHCP
4 11 (2.96%) SSL
4 11 (2.96%) Firewall
5 6 (1.61%) Extranet
6 5 (1.34%) VPN
6 5 (1.34%) WAN
6 5 (1.34%) LAN
7 4 (1.08%) VoIP
7 4 (1.08%) Broadband
7 4 (1.08%) Internet
7 4 (1.08%) 3G
7 4 (1.08%) BGP
8 3 (0.81%) Wireless
8 3 (0.81%) Intranet
8 3 (0.81%) ADSL
8 3 (0.81%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.54%) HTTP
9 2 (0.54%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (37.90%) SQL Server
2 40 (10.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 38 (10.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 33 (8.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 27 (7.26%) Relational Database
5 27 (7.26%) Data Warehouse
6 22 (5.91%) Crystal Reports
7 21 (5.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 21 (5.65%) SQL Server 2005
8 17 (4.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 16 (4.30%) SQL Server 2012
10 15 (4.03%) Oracle Database
11 13 (3.49%) RDBMS
12 12 (3.23%) OLAP
13 11 (2.96%) PerformancePoint
14 8 (2.15%) DTS
14 8 (2.15%) OLTP
15 6 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
15 6 (1.61%) Big Data
16 4 (1.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 42 (11.29%) Visual Studio
2 31 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (1.88%) Subversion
4 6 (1.61%) ClearCase
5 5 (1.34%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.81%) Hudson
6 3 (0.81%) ReSharper
6 3 (0.81%) NUnit
7 2 (0.54%) CruiseControl
7 2 (0.54%) MSI
7 2 (0.54%) InstallShield
7 2 (0.54%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.54%) Mercurial
7 2 (0.54%) Moq
8 1 (0.27%) JIRA
8 1 (0.27%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle Forms
General
1 75 (20.16%) Finance
2 30 (8.06%) Banking
3 27 (7.26%) Legal
4 24 (6.45%) Law
5 21 (5.65%) Investment Banking
6 11 (2.96%) Billing
7 8 (2.15%) Local Government
7 8 (2.15%) Back Office
8 7 (1.88%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.88%) Advertising
9 6 (1.61%) Publishing
9 6 (1.61%) Games
10 5 (1.34%) Marketing
11 4 (1.08%) Telecoms
11 4 (1.08%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.81%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.54%) Retail
13 2 (0.54%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 135 (36.29%) Developer
2 54 (14.52%) Analyst
3 39 (10.48%) C# Developer
4 36 (9.68%) Consultant
5 28 (7.53%) Software Engineer
6 26 (6.99%) Software Developer
7 24 (6.45%) .NET Developer
8 23 (6.18%) WPF Developer
9 22 (5.91%) Team Leader
10 16 (4.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 15 (4.03%) SQL Developer
12 14 (3.76%) 3rd Line Support
12 14 (3.76%) Senior Developer
13 13 (3.49%) Architect
13 13 (3.49%) Microsoft Developer
13 13 (3.49%) SharePoint Developer
14 12 (3.23%) Support Analyst
14 12 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support
15 11 (2.96%) C# .NET Developer
15 11 (2.96%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (42.20%) .NET
2 75 (20.16%) ASP.NET
3 53 (14.25%) XML
4 40 (10.75%) WinForms
5 31 (8.33%) HTML
6 29 (7.80%) .NET Framework
6 29 (7.80%) WPF
6 29 (7.80%) LINQ
7 26 (6.99%) WCF
8 24 (6.45%) Web Services
8 24 (6.45%) CSS
8 24 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
9 21 (5.65%) jQuery
10 11 (2.96%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 10 (2.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 9 (2.42%) HTML5
13 8 (2.15%) Windows SharePoint Services
14 7 (1.88%) JSON
14 7 (1.88%) XSLT
15 6 (1.61%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 36 (9.68%) Clustering
2 17 (4.57%) NHS
2 17 (4.57%) DTV
3 16 (4.30%) Management Information System
4 11 (2.96%) Computer Science
4 11 (2.96%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (2.69%) Open Source
5 10 (2.69%) N-Tier
6 8 (2.15%) Replication
6 8 (2.15%) Equities
6 8 (2.15%) Hedge funds
7 6 (1.61%) Blackberry
8 3 (0.81%) Biometrics
8 3 (0.81%) Derivative
8 3 (0.81%) Equity Derivative
9 2 (0.54%) Social Media
9 2 (0.54%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.27%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.27%) iPad
10 1 (0.27%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 125 (33.60%) Windows
2 39 (10.48%) UNIX
3 32 (8.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (7.80%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (5.11%) Windows 7
6 12 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (2.69%) Linux
8 8 (2.15%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.81%) AIX
9 3 (0.81%) Solaris
9 3 (0.81%) CentOS
10 2 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.54%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.27%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.27%) Android
11 1 (0.27%) VMS
11 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (13.17%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (11.29%) ITIL
3 40 (10.75%) Software Engineering
4 38 (10.22%) MVC
5 27 (7.26%) Business Intelligence
5 27 (7.26%) Unit Testing
6 26 (6.99%) MVVM
7 22 (5.91%) OO
8 20 (5.38%) ETL
8 20 (5.38%) TDD
9 18 (4.84%) Change Management
10 17 (4.57%) ERP
11 15 (4.03%) Service Delivery
11 15 (4.03%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (3.76%) Workflow
12 14 (3.76%) Scrum
13 13 (3.49%) Project Management
13 13 (3.49%) CRM
14 12 (3.23%) E-Commerce
15 10 (2.69%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 136 (36.56%) SQL
2 134 (36.02%) C#
3 53 (14.25%) T-SQL
4 33 (8.87%) JavaScript
5 27 (7.26%) Java
6 25 (6.72%) VB
7 24 (6.45%) PowerShell
8 15 (4.03%) Shell Script
9 13 (3.49%) C++
10 12 (3.23%) Python
11 11 (2.96%) Perl
11 11 (2.96%) VBScript
12 10 (2.69%) VB6
13 9 (2.42%) VB.NET
14 8 (2.15%) VBA
15 6 (1.61%) Scala
16 3 (0.81%) PHP
17 2 (0.54%) C
18 1 (0.27%) R
18 1 (0.27%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 33 (8.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (8.33%) Degree
3 16 (4.30%) MCSE
4 10 (2.69%) CISSP
4 10 (2.69%) CISA
4 10 (2.69%) CGEIT
4 10 (2.69%) CRISC
5 6 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (1.61%) Citrix Certification
6 5 (1.34%) MCITP
6 5 (1.34%) ISTQB
7 4 (1.08%) MCDST
7 4 (1.08%) CCA
7 4 (1.08%) CCEE
7 4 (1.08%) CCIA
8 3 (0.81%) MCP
9 2 (0.54%) MCSA
9 2 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Certified Architect
10 1 (0.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (7.80%) SLA
2 10 (2.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (1.34%) QA
4 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 62 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 28 (7.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (4.84%) Hyper-V
4 9 (2.42%) vSphere
5 7 (1.88%) XenApp
6 5 (1.34%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.54%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.27%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.27%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.27%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 24 (6.45%) SCCM
2 10 (2.69%) SCOM
3 2 (0.54%) NetBackup
3 2 (0.54%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.27%) WSUS
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.27%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 39 (10.48%) VMware
2 33 (8.87%) Oracle
3 18 (4.84%) Citrix
4 12 (3.23%) Cisco
4 12 (3.23%) IBM
5 11 (2.96%) Sybase
6 10 (2.69%) Dell
6 10 (2.69%) NetApp
7 9 (2.42%) EMC
7 9 (2.42%) Business Objects
7 9 (2.42%) Adobe
7 9 (2.42%) HP
8 5 (1.34%) SAP
8 5 (1.34%) Cognos
8 5 (1.34%) Lotus
9 4 (1.08%) MicroStrategy
9 4 (1.08%) Intel
10 3 (0.81%) Symantec
10 3 (0.81%) Remedy
10 3 (0.81%) Typemock
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