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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 12 10 10
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 216 192 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 15.72% 15.62% 16.24%
As % of the Vendors category 33.70% 30.97% 30.00%
Number of salaries quoted 137 142 80
Average salary £40,500 £36,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.72% +3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £26,050 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Vendors Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
641 620 490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 46.65% 50.45% 54.14%
Number of salaries quoted 349 424 280
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,000 £52,500
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 22 July 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 190 (44.19%) .NET
2 172 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 166 (38.60%) SQL Server
4 161 (37.44%) C#
5 143 (33.26%) SQL
6 119 (27.67%) Windows
7 105 (24.42%) ASP.NET
8 73 (16.98%) Finance
9 72 (16.74%) JavaScript
10 62 (14.42%) HTML
11 60 (13.95%) ITIL
11 60 (13.95%) Software Engineering
12 59 (13.72%) MS Office
13 56 (13.02%) .NET Framework
13 56 (13.02%) Relational Database
14 55 (12.79%) SharePoint
14 55 (12.79%) MVC
15 51 (11.86%) Business Intelligence
16 50 (11.63%) Degree
17 48 (11.16%) Active Directory
17 48 (11.16%) OO
18 47 (10.93%) XML
18 47 (10.93%) Microsoft Certification
18 47 (10.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 44 (10.23%) Oracle
20 43 (10.00%) CRM
20 43 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
21 42 (9.77%) jQuery
21 42 (9.77%) CSS
22 40 (9.30%) SQL Server 2008

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 55 (12.79%) SharePoint
2 28 (6.51%) SharePoint 2010
3 22 (5.12%) MS Exchange
4 17 (3.95%) SharePoint 2013
5 16 (3.72%) IIS
6 12 (2.79%) IBM Notes
7 11 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
8 9 (2.09%) WorkSite
9 6 (1.40%) Lync
9 6 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (0.93%) Umbraco
11 4 (0.93%) CMS
12 3 (0.70%) NetWeaver
12 3 (0.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.47%) Joomla!
13 2 (0.47%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.47%) Apache
14 1 (0.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 172 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 59 (13.72%) MS Office
3 19 (4.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 18 (4.19%) InfoPath
4 18 (4.19%) MS Project
5 11 (2.56%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.47%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 19 (4.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (2.09%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (1.86%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (1.86%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (1.16%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.70%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.47%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.23%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.23%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.93%) GitHub
1 4 (0.93%) Office 365
1 4 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.26%) SAN
2 13 (3.02%) DNS
3 10 (2.33%) DHCP
4 7 (1.63%) VPN
4 7 (1.63%) Firewall
5 5 (1.16%) WAN
5 5 (1.16%) Broadband
5 5 (1.16%) LAN
5 5 (1.16%) 3G
6 4 (0.93%) ADSL
7 3 (0.70%) SSL
7 3 (0.70%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.70%) VoIP
7 3 (0.70%) Internet
8 2 (0.47%) iSCSI
8 2 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.47%) BGP
8 2 (0.47%) GPRS
8 2 (0.47%) HTTP
8 2 (0.47%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (38.60%) SQL Server
2 56 (13.02%) Relational Database
3 47 (10.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 40 (9.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 34 (7.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 27 (6.28%) Oracle Database
6 27 (6.28%) SQL Server 2005
7 23 (5.35%) RDBMS
8 20 (4.65%) Crystal Reports
8 20 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
9 18 (4.19%) PerformancePoint
10 17 (3.95%) SQL Server 2012
11 15 (3.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 11 (2.56%) Big Data
13 9 (2.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 6 (1.40%) Oracle Reports
14 6 (1.40%) OLAP
15 4 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
16 3 (0.70%) Star Schema
16 3 (0.70%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 35 (8.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 34 (7.91%) Visual Studio
3 10 (2.33%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.93%) Subversion
4 4 (0.93%) ClearCase
5 3 (0.70%) ReSharper
6 2 (0.47%) Hudson
6 2 (0.47%) NUnit
6 2 (0.47%) JIRA
6 2 (0.47%) Selenium
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.23%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.23%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.23%) Fiddler
7 1 (0.23%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.23%) Moq
General
1 73 (16.98%) Finance
2 22 (5.12%) Banking
3 18 (4.19%) Investment Banking
4 14 (3.26%) Legal
4 14 (3.26%) Manufacturing
5 12 (2.79%) Advertising
6 11 (2.56%) Law
7 8 (1.86%) Local Government
7 8 (1.86%) Marketing
7 8 (1.86%) Games
8 6 (1.40%) Retail
9 5 (1.16%) Publishing
10 4 (0.93%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.93%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.47%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.47%) Billing
12 1 (0.23%) Back Office
12 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 152 (35.35%) Developer
2 70 (16.28%) Analyst
3 47 (10.93%) Software Engineer
4 41 (9.53%) Software Developer
5 37 (8.60%) .NET Developer
6 35 (8.14%) Consultant
7 33 (7.67%) C# Developer
8 26 (6.05%) SharePoint Developer
9 22 (5.12%) Support Analyst
10 20 (4.65%) WPF Developer
10 20 (4.65%) SQL Developer
11 17 (3.95%) Applications Support
12 15 (3.49%) Senior Developer
12 15 (3.49%) Architect
12 15 (3.49%) Senior Software Engineer
13 14 (3.26%) Programmer
14 11 (2.56%) Applications Specialist
14 11 (2.56%) Senior Software Developer
14 11 (2.56%) C# .NET Developer
15 10 (2.33%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 190 (44.19%) .NET
2 105 (24.42%) ASP.NET
3 62 (14.42%) HTML
4 56 (13.02%) .NET Framework
5 47 (10.93%) XML
6 42 (9.77%) jQuery
6 42 (9.77%) CSS
7 39 (9.07%) WinForms
8 36 (8.37%) WCF
9 35 (8.14%) LINQ
10 31 (7.21%) Web Services
11 29 (6.74%) WPF
12 28 (6.51%) ASP.NET MVC
13 23 (5.35%) HTML5
14 21 (4.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 14 (3.26%) XSLT
16 13 (3.02%) Silverlight
17 12 (2.79%) Ajax
18 11 (2.56%) NHibernate
19 9 (2.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 19 (4.42%) Management Information System
1 19 (4.42%) Computer Science
2 17 (3.95%) Clustering
3 16 (3.72%) NHS
4 15 (3.49%) DTV
5 14 (3.26%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (2.79%) Open Source
7 10 (2.33%) N-Tier
8 8 (1.86%) Blackberry
9 6 (1.40%) Hedge funds
9 6 (1.40%) Equities
10 5 (1.16%) Visualisation
11 3 (0.70%) Replication
11 3 (0.70%) Augmented Reality
11 3 (0.70%) Graphic Design
11 3 (0.70%) Video Editing
11 3 (0.70%) Social Media
12 2 (0.47%) Mathematics
12 2 (0.47%) Physics
12 2 (0.47%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 119 (27.67%) Windows
2 36 (8.37%) UNIX
3 26 (6.05%) Windows 7
4 20 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (3.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (3.26%) Windows XP
6 10 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.93%) Linux
8 3 (0.70%) Android
8 3 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.70%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.47%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.47%) CentOS
9 2 (0.47%) AIX
9 2 (0.47%) Solaris
10 1 (0.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (13.95%) ITIL
1 60 (13.95%) Software Engineering
2 55 (12.79%) MVC
3 51 (11.86%) Business Intelligence
4 48 (11.16%) OO
5 43 (10.00%) CRM
5 43 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (7.67%) TDD
7 28 (6.51%) Unit Testing
7 28 (6.51%) Project Management
8 26 (6.05%) Data Modelling
9 23 (5.35%) MVVM
10 20 (4.65%) Data Analysis
11 19 (4.42%) ERP
12 18 (4.19%) Web Development
13 17 (3.95%) OOD
14 16 (3.72%) Release Management
15 15 (3.49%) Scrum
15 15 (3.49%) Service Delivery
15 15 (3.49%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 161 (37.44%) C#
2 143 (33.26%) SQL
3 72 (16.74%) JavaScript
4 38 (8.84%) T-SQL
5 34 (7.91%) Java
6 25 (5.81%) VB
7 23 (5.35%) VB.NET
7 23 (5.35%) C++
8 20 (4.65%) VB6
9 14 (3.26%) Shell Script
10 11 (2.56%) Python
10 11 (2.56%) PowerShell
11 10 (2.33%) Perl
12 8 (1.86%) Scala
13 6 (1.40%) VBScript
14 3 (0.70%) PHP
15 2 (0.47%) C
16 1 (0.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 50 (11.63%) Degree
2 47 (10.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (4.65%) MCITP
4 11 (2.56%) ISEB
4 11 (2.56%) MCSE
5 9 (2.09%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (2.09%) ISTQB
6 8 (1.86%) Citrix Certification
7 7 (1.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (1.40%) CRISC
9 5 (1.16%) CCA
10 4 (0.93%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 4 (0.93%) CCEE
10 4 (0.93%) CCIA
10 4 (0.93%) MCDST
10 4 (0.93%) PMP
10 4 (0.93%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.70%) CISSP
11 3 (0.70%) CISA
11 3 (0.70%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.81%) SLA
2 18 (4.19%) QA
3 5 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 48 (11.16%) Active Directory
2 19 (4.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (3.95%) Hyper-V
4 14 (3.26%) XenApp
5 5 (1.16%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.70%) vSphere
7 2 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.23%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.23%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 12 (2.79%) SCCM
2 5 (1.16%) SCOM
3 3 (0.70%) SCVMM
4 2 (0.47%) WSUS
4 2 (0.47%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.47%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.23%) Control-M
5 1 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.23%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.23%) AppDNA
5 1 (0.23%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 44 (10.23%) Oracle
2 24 (5.58%) Citrix
3 23 (5.35%) VMware
4 13 (3.02%) HP
5 12 (2.79%) Lotus
6 11 (2.56%) Cognos
7 10 (2.33%) NetApp
8 9 (2.09%) EMC
8 9 (2.09%) Cisco
8 9 (2.09%) Sybase
9 6 (1.40%) Dell
10 5 (1.16%) Business Objects
10 5 (1.16%) MicroStrategy
11 4 (0.93%) IBM
11 4 (0.93%) Intel
12 3 (0.70%) SAP
12 3 (0.70%) CommVault
12 3 (0.70%) Remedy
12 3 (0.70%) Typemock
12 3 (0.70%) Red Gate
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Lea Consultancy Ltd
Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: Great Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Change Recruitment Group
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus & excellent benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Salary: Excellent package on offer
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum depending on level of experience
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum depending on level of experience
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £52500 - £60000 per annum + MS Partner
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Aston Carter
Salary: £39000 - £55000 per annum + c.10% bonus, unrivalled pension & ben
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + an excellent benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £36000 - £45000 per annum + car allowance, pension, home working
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, United Kingdom
EMIS
Salary: up to £35,000 pa
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Scotland
EMIS
Salary: up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + pension, car, health care
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago