The table below looks at the statistics 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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 12 15 10
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 202 129 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 15.31% 11.83% 15.33%
As % of the Vendors category 31.96% 22.40% 29.58%
Number of salaries quoted 110 96 95
Average salary £38,000 £37,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,250 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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 Glasgow region.

Vendors Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
632 576 480
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 47.92% 52.84% 51.84%
Number of salaries quoted 320 361 294
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +19.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,125 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 18 September 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 173 (44.25%) .NET
2 159 (40.66%) SQL Server
3 158 (40.41%) MS Excel
4 137 (35.04%) C#
5 126 (32.23%) SQL
6 104 (26.60%) Windows
7 85 (21.74%) JavaScript
8 84 (21.48%) ASP.NET
9 70 (17.90%) SharePoint
10 69 (17.65%) ITIL
10 69 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
10 69 (17.65%) Software Engineering
10 69 (17.65%) Degree
11 67 (17.14%) Relational Database
12 64 (16.37%) HTML
12 64 (16.37%) Finance
13 59 (15.09%) .NET Framework
14 58 (14.83%) MS Office
14 58 (14.83%) OO
15 57 (14.58%) CRM
16 50 (12.79%) Business Intelligence
17 49 (12.53%) MVC
18 47 (12.02%) Active Directory
19 45 (11.51%) Microsoft Certification
19 45 (11.51%) Oracle
19 45 (11.51%) jQuery
20 44 (11.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 43 (11.00%) Java
22 42 (10.74%) CSS
23 38 (9.72%) XML

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 70 (17.90%) SharePoint
2 32 (8.18%) SharePoint 2010
3 26 (6.65%) MS Exchange
4 25 (6.39%) IIS
5 14 (3.58%) Tomcat
5 14 (3.58%) SharePoint 2013
6 12 (3.07%) WorkSite
7 11 (2.81%) BizTalk Server
8 9 (2.30%) IBM Notes
9 8 (2.05%) Lync
10 5 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (1.28%) WebSphere
10 5 (1.28%) NetWeaver
11 4 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (1.02%) Apache
11 4 (1.02%) nginx
11 4 (1.02%) Jetty
12 3 (0.77%) Umbraco
12 3 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (0.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 158 (40.41%) MS Excel
2 58 (14.83%) MS Office
3 27 (6.91%) MS PowerPoint
4 20 (5.12%) InfoPath
5 16 (4.09%) MS Project
6 12 (3.07%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.26%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 34 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.79%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (1.28%) SAP BPC
3 5 (1.28%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.77%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.77%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.51%) Visualfiles
5 2 (0.51%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.26%) Agresso
6 1 (0.26%) Movex
6 1 (0.26%) Epicor Tropos
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.02%) GitHub
1 4 (1.02%) Office 365
1 4 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (1.02%) Google App Engine
1 4 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.32%) Firewall
2 11 (2.81%) DNS
2 11 (2.81%) SAN
3 7 (1.79%) DHCP
4 5 (1.28%) HTTP
5 4 (1.02%) IPsec
5 4 (1.02%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.02%) FTP
5 4 (1.02%) Cisco IPT
5 4 (1.02%) IP Telephony
6 3 (0.77%) VPN
6 3 (0.77%) ADSL
6 3 (0.77%) LDAP
7 2 (0.51%) 3G
7 2 (0.51%) Broadband
7 2 (0.51%) GPRS
7 2 (0.51%) LAN
7 2 (0.51%) WAN
7 2 (0.51%) SSL
8 1 (0.26%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (40.66%) SQL Server
2 67 (17.14%) Relational Database
3 44 (11.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 38 (9.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 24 (6.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 23 (5.88%) Oracle Database
7 20 (5.12%) RDBMS
8 18 (4.60%) PerformancePoint
9 16 (4.09%) Data Warehouse
10 15 (3.84%) SQL Server 2005
11 13 (3.32%) Big Data
12 12 (3.07%) SQL Server 2012
13 10 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
14 7 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 5 (1.28%) MySQL
16 4 (1.02%) SAP BW
16 4 (1.02%) Crystal Reports
17 3 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
18 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 2 (0.51%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 28 (7.16%) Visual Studio
2 22 (5.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (2.05%) Subversion
4 7 (1.79%) Git (software)
4 7 (1.79%) JIRA
5 5 (1.28%) ReSharper
5 5 (1.28%) IntelliJ
5 5 (1.28%) Eclipse
6 4 (1.02%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.77%) Selenium
8 2 (0.51%) ClearCase
8 2 (0.51%) SoapUI
8 2 (0.51%) Moq
9 1 (0.26%) Fiddler
9 1 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.26%) Bugzilla
General
1 64 (16.37%) Finance
2 13 (3.32%) Manufacturing
3 12 (3.07%) Advertising
3 12 (3.07%) Law
3 12 (3.07%) Legal
4 10 (2.56%) Retail
5 8 (2.05%) Banking
6 7 (1.79%) Games
7 6 (1.53%) Publishing
8 5 (1.28%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.28%) Marketing
9 4 (1.02%) German Language
9 4 (1.02%) Italian Language
9 4 (1.02%) Turkish Language
10 3 (0.77%) Local Government
11 2 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.51%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.51%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.26%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 124 (31.71%) Developer
2 74 (18.93%) Analyst
3 45 (11.51%) Software Engineer
4 32 (8.18%) Software Developer
4 32 (8.18%) .NET Developer
5 30 (7.67%) Support Analyst
6 28 (7.16%) Applications Support
6 28 (7.16%) SharePoint Developer
7 25 (6.39%) Consultant
7 25 (6.39%) Senior Developer
8 19 (4.86%) Applications Support Analyst
9 16 (4.09%) Service Desk Analyst
9 16 (4.09%) Service Analyst
10 15 (3.84%) Architect
10 15 (3.84%) SQL Developer
11 14 (3.58%) Senior Software Developer
11 14 (3.58%) Senior Software Engineer
12 13 (3.32%) Programmer
12 13 (3.32%) Junior
13 11 (2.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (44.25%) .NET
2 84 (21.48%) ASP.NET
3 64 (16.37%) HTML
4 59 (15.09%) .NET Framework
5 45 (11.51%) jQuery
6 42 (10.74%) CSS
7 38 (9.72%) XML
8 35 (8.95%) Web Services
9 29 (7.42%) HTML5
10 28 (7.16%) WCF
11 21 (5.37%) LINQ
12 20 (5.12%) WinForms
13 19 (4.86%) ASP.NET MVC
14 18 (4.60%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 15 (3.84%) Silverlight
16 13 (3.32%) XSLT
16 13 (3.32%) WPF
17 10 (2.56%) Ajax
18 9 (2.30%) NHibernate
19 8 (2.05%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 25 (6.39%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 17 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 9 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (2.30%) Open Source
5 8 (2.05%) Blackberry
5 8 (2.05%) Clustering
5 8 (2.05%) N-Tier
6 7 (1.79%) NHS
7 5 (1.28%) Visualisation
8 4 (1.02%) User Experience
8 4 (1.02%) Blog
9 3 (0.77%) Mathematics
9 3 (0.77%) Physics
9 3 (0.77%) Augmented Reality
9 3 (0.77%) Graphic Design
9 3 (0.77%) Video Editing
9 3 (0.77%) EPoS
10 2 (0.51%) Biometrics
10 2 (0.51%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 104 (26.60%) Windows
2 26 (6.65%) Windows 7
3 23 (5.88%) Windows XP
4 17 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (3.84%) UNIX
6 14 (3.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (3.07%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (1.79%) Linux
9 4 (1.02%) Windows Phone
10 3 (0.77%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.77%) Android
10 3 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (17.65%) ITIL
1 69 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
1 69 (17.65%) Software Engineering
2 58 (14.83%) OO
3 57 (14.58%) CRM
4 50 (12.79%) Business Intelligence
5 49 (12.53%) MVC
6 33 (8.44%) Release Management
7 30 (7.67%) TDD
8 29 (7.42%) Data Modelling
9 27 (6.91%) Project Management
9 27 (6.91%) OOD
9 27 (6.91%) Mentoring
10 22 (5.63%) Configuration Management
10 22 (5.63%) Data Analysis
11 18 (4.60%) Web Development
11 18 (4.60%) Automated Testing
12 17 (4.35%) Unit Testing
13 16 (4.09%) Scrum
14 14 (3.58%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 137 (35.04%) C#
2 126 (32.23%) SQL
3 85 (21.74%) JavaScript
4 43 (11.00%) Java
5 24 (6.14%) VB.NET
6 23 (5.88%) VB
6 23 (5.88%) T-SQL
7 22 (5.63%) VB6
8 16 (4.09%) C++
9 9 (2.30%) PowerShell
10 7 (1.79%) Scala
11 5 (1.28%) VBScript
12 4 (1.02%) Perl
13 3 (0.77%) XPath
13 3 (0.77%) XQuery
13 3 (0.77%) VBA
14 2 (0.51%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.51%) Python
14 2 (0.51%) C
14 2 (0.51%) PHP
Qualifications
1 69 (17.65%) Degree
2 45 (11.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (5.88%) MCITP
4 13 (3.32%) ISEB
5 10 (2.56%) MCSE
6 8 (2.05%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (2.05%) ISTQB
7 6 (1.53%) PMP
7 6 (1.53%) PMI Certification
7 6 (1.53%) Citrix Certification
8 5 (1.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (1.02%) CRISC
9 4 (1.02%) CISM
9 4 (1.02%) MCSA
9 4 (1.02%) CCA
10 3 (0.77%) MCTS
10 3 (0.77%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 3 (0.77%) CCEE
10 3 (0.77%) CCIA
10 3 (0.77%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.86%) QA
2 17 (4.35%) SLA
3 3 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 47 (12.02%) Active Directory
2 24 (6.14%) Hyper-V
3 20 (5.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (3.07%) XenApp
5 4 (1.02%) Xen
5 4 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.02%) Forefront TMG
6 3 (0.77%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.26%) vSphere
8 1 (0.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 9 (2.30%) SCCM
2 6 (1.53%) SCOM
3 4 (1.02%) Ansible
3 4 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.02%) Puppet
4 3 (0.77%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.51%) WSUS
6 1 (0.26%) Control-M
6 1 (0.26%) AppDNA
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.26%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 45 (11.51%) Oracle
2 20 (5.12%) VMware
2 20 (5.12%) Cognos
3 18 (4.60%) Citrix
4 13 (3.32%) Sybase
5 12 (3.07%) HP
6 9 (2.30%) Lotus
7 8 (2.05%) Cisco
8 7 (1.79%) EMC
8 7 (1.79%) NetApp
9 6 (1.53%) SAP
10 5 (1.28%) JBoss
11 4 (1.02%) Business Objects
11 4 (1.02%) Google
12 3 (0.77%) Typemock
12 3 (0.77%) Red Gate
12 3 (0.77%) Red Hat
13 2 (0.51%) LexisNexis
13 2 (0.51%) Twitter
13 2 (0.51%) Remedy
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Posted: 14 hours ago
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
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Net Talent
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Experis Ltd
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Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £70000.00 - £95000.00 per annum
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Vodafone
Salary: From £20,000 to £23,000 per annum
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EMIS
Salary: £45,000 per annum depending on level of experience
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Salary: £28000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + benefits
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Search Consultancy
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Car Allowance, 10% Annual Bonus
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FPSG Connect
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + pension, healthcare
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Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: Great Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + an excellent benefits package
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Net Talent
Salary: Excellent package on offer
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Experis Ltd
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Cathcart Associates
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