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 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 12 11 11
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 209 156 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 14.98% 13.68% 15.11%
As % of the Vendors category 31.62% 25.74% 27.92%
Number of salaries quoted 115 122 83
Average salary £38,000 £38,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.65% +2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £28,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £50,000 £55,000
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
661 606 505
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 47.38% 53.16% 54.13%
Number of salaries quoted 334 398 302
Average salary £42,000 £42,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,850 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 2 September 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 181 (45.59%) .NET
2 159 (40.05%) SQL Server
3 152 (38.29%) MS Excel
4 143 (36.02%) C#
5 126 (31.74%) SQL
6 113 (28.46%) Windows
7 92 (23.17%) ASP.NET
8 81 (20.40%) JavaScript
9 73 (18.39%) SharePoint
10 70 (17.63%) ITIL
11 65 (16.37%) Finance
12 62 (15.62%) Software Engineering
12 62 (15.62%) Relational Database
13 60 (15.11%) .NET Framework
13 60 (15.11%) Degree
14 58 (14.61%) HTML
14 58 (14.61%) MS Office
15 56 (14.11%) CRM
16 53 (13.35%) OO
17 51 (12.85%) Business Intelligence
18 49 (12.34%) Active Directory
18 49 (12.34%) Oracle
19 47 (11.84%) MVC
20 44 (11.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 43 (10.83%) jQuery
22 42 (10.58%) Microsoft Certification
23 38 (9.57%) CSS
23 38 (9.57%) Java
23 38 (9.57%) XML
24 36 (9.07%) SharePoint 2010

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 73 (18.39%) SharePoint
2 36 (9.07%) SharePoint 2010
3 27 (6.80%) MS Exchange
4 26 (6.55%) IIS
5 19 (4.79%) SharePoint 2013
6 12 (3.02%) WorkSite
7 11 (2.77%) BizTalk Server
8 9 (2.27%) IBM Notes
8 9 (2.27%) Lync
9 8 (2.02%) Tomcat
10 6 (1.51%) WebSphere
11 5 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (1.26%) NetWeaver
12 4 (1.01%) Apache
12 4 (1.01%) Jetty
12 4 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (1.01%) nginx
13 3 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2003
13 3 (0.76%) Umbraco
13 3 (0.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 152 (38.29%) MS Excel
2 58 (14.61%) MS Office
3 27 (6.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 23 (5.79%) InfoPath
5 17 (4.28%) MS Project
6 12 (3.02%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.50%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 33 (8.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.76%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (1.51%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (1.26%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (1.26%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (1.26%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (1.26%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.50%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.25%) Agresso
6 1 (0.25%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.25%) Movex
6 1 (0.25%) Epicor Tropos
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (1.01%) Google App Engine
1 4 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (1.01%) Office 365
1 4 (1.01%) GitHub
2 1 (0.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.53%) Firewall
2 13 (3.27%) DNS
2 13 (3.27%) SAN
3 9 (2.27%) DHCP
4 5 (1.26%) HTTP
4 5 (1.26%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.01%) FTP
5 4 (1.01%) IPsec
5 4 (1.01%) IP Telephony
5 4 (1.01%) Cisco IPT
6 3 (0.76%) SSL
6 3 (0.76%) VPN
6 3 (0.76%) LDAP
6 3 (0.76%) ADSL
7 2 (0.50%) Broadband
7 2 (0.50%) GPRS
7 2 (0.50%) LAN
7 2 (0.50%) IPv4
7 2 (0.50%) Internet
7 2 (0.50%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (40.05%) SQL Server
2 62 (15.62%) Relational Database
3 44 (11.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 36 (9.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 29 (7.30%) Oracle Database
6 27 (6.80%) SQL Server 2008
7 24 (6.05%) RDBMS
8 20 (5.04%) PerformancePoint
9 17 (4.28%) SQL Server 2005
10 14 (3.53%) Data Warehouse
10 14 (3.53%) SQL Server 2012
11 12 (3.02%) Big Data
12 7 (1.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 6 (1.51%) Crystal Reports
14 5 (1.26%) Oracle Reports
15 4 (1.01%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 4 (1.01%) SAP BW
16 3 (0.76%) MySQL
16 3 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
16 3 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 26 (6.55%) Visual Studio
2 25 (6.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (2.02%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.26%) ReSharper
5 4 (1.01%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.76%) Selenium
6 3 (0.76%) Eclipse
6 3 (0.76%) IntelliJ
7 2 (0.50%) Subversion
7 2 (0.50%) JIRA
7 2 (0.50%) ClearCase
7 2 (0.50%) Moq
8 1 (0.25%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.25%) Fiddler
8 1 (0.25%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.25%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.25%) NUnit
8 1 (0.25%) CruiseControl
General
1 65 (16.37%) Finance
2 15 (3.78%) Advertising
3 13 (3.27%) Manufacturing
4 12 (3.02%) Banking
5 11 (2.77%) Law
5 11 (2.77%) Legal
6 9 (2.27%) Investment Banking
7 8 (2.02%) Retail
8 7 (1.76%) Games
9 6 (1.51%) Publishing
9 6 (1.51%) Marketing
10 5 (1.26%) Local Government
11 4 (1.01%) German Language
11 4 (1.01%) Italian Language
11 4 (1.01%) Turkish Language
11 4 (1.01%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.76%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.25%) Back Office
13 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 131 (33.00%) Developer
2 74 (18.64%) Analyst
3 44 (11.08%) Software Engineer
4 33 (8.31%) SharePoint Developer
5 31 (7.81%) Support Analyst
5 31 (7.81%) .NET Developer
6 30 (7.56%) Software Developer
7 29 (7.30%) Applications Support
8 24 (6.05%) Consultant
9 20 (5.04%) Senior Developer
10 19 (4.79%) Applications Support Analyst
11 16 (4.03%) Service Desk Analyst
11 16 (4.03%) Service Analyst
12 15 (3.78%) Architect
13 14 (3.53%) Senior Software Engineer
13 14 (3.53%) SQL Developer
14 13 (3.27%) Senior Software Developer
14 13 (3.27%) Programmer
15 12 (3.02%) C# Developer
15 12 (3.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 181 (45.59%) .NET
2 92 (23.17%) ASP.NET
3 60 (15.11%) .NET Framework
4 58 (14.61%) HTML
5 43 (10.83%) jQuery
6 38 (9.57%) CSS
6 38 (9.57%) XML
7 33 (8.31%) Web Services
8 30 (7.56%) WCF
9 24 (6.05%) HTML5
9 24 (6.05%) LINQ
10 23 (5.79%) ASP.NET MVC
10 23 (5.79%) WinForms
11 20 (5.04%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 17 (4.28%) WPF
13 14 (3.53%) Silverlight
13 14 (3.53%) XSLT
14 11 (2.77%) Ajax
15 9 (2.27%) NHibernate
16 7 (1.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 21 (5.29%) Computer Science
2 16 (4.03%) Management Information System
3 10 (2.52%) Clustering
3 10 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (2.27%) Open Source
5 8 (2.02%) Blackberry
6 7 (1.76%) N-Tier
6 7 (1.76%) NHS
7 5 (1.26%) Visualisation
8 4 (1.01%) Blog
8 4 (1.01%) DTV
9 3 (0.76%) EPoS
9 3 (0.76%) Graphic Design
9 3 (0.76%) Video Editing
9 3 (0.76%) Mathematics
9 3 (0.76%) Physics
9 3 (0.76%) Augmented Reality
10 2 (0.50%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.50%) Equities
10 2 (0.50%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 113 (28.46%) Windows
2 26 (6.55%) Windows 7
3 23 (5.79%) Windows XP
4 21 (5.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (4.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (4.79%) UNIX
6 12 (3.02%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (1.76%) Linux
8 4 (1.01%) Windows Phone
9 3 (0.76%) Android
9 3 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (17.63%) ITIL
2 62 (15.62%) Software Engineering
3 56 (14.11%) CRM
4 53 (13.35%) OO
5 51 (12.85%) Business Intelligence
6 47 (11.84%) MVC
7 34 (8.56%) TDD
8 30 (7.56%) Agile Software Development
9 29 (7.30%) Release Management
10 28 (7.05%) Data Modelling
11 26 (6.55%) Project Management
12 22 (5.54%) Data Analysis
13 21 (5.29%) OOD
13 21 (5.29%) Mentoring
14 18 (4.53%) Web Development
15 17 (4.28%) Automated Testing
15 17 (4.28%) Unit Testing
16 16 (4.03%) Configuration Management
17 15 (3.78%) Service Delivery
18 14 (3.53%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 143 (36.02%) C#
2 126 (31.74%) SQL
3 81 (20.40%) JavaScript
4 38 (9.57%) Java
5 27 (6.80%) VB
5 27 (6.80%) VB.NET
6 26 (6.55%) VB6
7 23 (5.79%) T-SQL
8 18 (4.53%) C++
9 10 (2.52%) PowerShell
10 7 (1.76%) Scala
11 6 (1.51%) VBScript
11 6 (1.51%) Perl
12 4 (1.01%) Python
12 4 (1.01%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.76%) C
14 2 (0.50%) PHP
14 2 (0.50%) XQuery
14 2 (0.50%) VBA
14 2 (0.50%) XPath
Qualifications
1 60 (15.11%) Degree
2 42 (10.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (5.54%) MCITP
4 13 (3.27%) ISEB
5 10 (2.52%) MCSE
6 8 (2.02%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (1.76%) ISTQB
8 6 (1.51%) PMP
8 6 (1.51%) PMI Certification
8 6 (1.51%) Citrix Certification
9 5 (1.26%) MCSA
9 5 (1.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (1.01%) CRISC
10 4 (1.01%) CCA
10 4 (1.01%) CISM
11 3 (0.76%) CCEE
11 3 (0.76%) CCIA
11 3 (0.76%) Microsoft Certified Architect
11 3 (0.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 3 (0.76%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.29%) SLA
1 21 (5.29%) QA
2 2 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 49 (12.34%) Active Directory
2 27 (6.80%) Hyper-V
3 22 (5.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (3.27%) XenApp
5 4 (1.01%) XenDesktop
5 4 (1.01%) Xen
5 4 (1.01%) Forefront TMG
5 4 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.50%) vSphere
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 11 (2.77%) SCCM
2 7 (1.76%) SCOM
3 4 (1.01%) Puppet
3 4 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.01%) Ansible
4 3 (0.76%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.50%) WSUS
6 1 (0.25%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.25%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.25%) AppDNA
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.25%) Control-M
Vendors
1 49 (12.34%) Oracle
2 23 (5.79%) VMware
3 21 (5.29%) Citrix
4 18 (4.53%) Cognos
5 12 (3.02%) HP
6 9 (2.27%) Lotus
7 8 (2.02%) NetApp
7 8 (2.02%) EMC
7 8 (2.02%) Cisco
7 8 (2.02%) Sybase
8 6 (1.51%) SAP
9 4 (1.01%) JBoss
9 4 (1.01%) Google
9 4 (1.01%) Typemock
9 4 (1.01%) Red Gate
10 3 (0.76%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.50%) CommVault
11 2 (0.50%) Sage
11 2 (0.50%) Remedy
11 2 (0.50%) Avaya
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
EMIS
Salary: up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
EMIS
Salary: £35k to £40k depending on level of experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £46000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: Great Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow Centre
EMIS
Salary: £35k to £40k depending on level of experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: Great Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday, healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Gold Partner
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Expenses
Posted: 8 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Posted: 13 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum depending on level of experience
Posted: 13 days ago
Glasgow, Scotland
EMIS
Salary: up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Glasgow
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 15 days ago
Glasgow
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday, flexible hours
Posted: 19 days ago