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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 8 13 13
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 237 197 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 18.76% 15.75% 14.13%
As % of the Vendors category 37.86% 35.95% 30.02%
Number of salaries quoted 130 126 147
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £28,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
626 548 663
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 49.56% 43.80% 47.09%
Number of salaries quoted 350 355 390
Average salary £43,500 £43,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 30 April 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

1 223 (49.67%) SQL Server
2 177 (39.42%) MS Excel
3 162 (36.08%) Windows
4 154 (34.30%) .NET
5 150 (33.41%) SQL
6 109 (24.28%) C#
7 105 (23.39%) Active Directory
7 105 (23.39%) Windows Server
8 104 (23.16%) Windows Server 2012
9 103 (22.94%) Agile Software Development
10 98 (21.83%) VMware
11 85 (18.93%) VMware Infrastructure
12 76 (16.93%) Degree
13 74 (16.48%) ITIL
14 73 (16.26%) ASP.NET
15 71 (15.81%) DNS
16 70 (15.59%) Finance
17 68 (15.14%) DHCP
18 66 (14.70%) Microsoft Azure
19 62 (13.81%) SAN
20 58 (12.92%) Firewall
21 54 (12.03%) SharePoint
22 53 (11.80%) JavaScript
23 49 (10.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 48 (10.69%) Hyper-V
24 48 (10.69%) Computer Science
24 48 (10.69%) Business Intelligence
25 46 (10.24%) Microsoft Certification
26 45 (10.02%) Oracle
26 45 (10.02%) CRM

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 54 (12.03%) SharePoint
2 40 (8.91%) MS Exchange
3 21 (4.68%) IIS
4 14 (3.12%) Skype for Business
5 10 (2.23%) CMS
5 10 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (1.78%) Umbraco
6 8 (1.78%) WebSphere
6 8 (1.78%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (1.11%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (0.89%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.67%) Apache Solr
9 3 (0.67%) Apache Spark
9 3 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (0.67%) MQSeries
9 3 (0.67%) SAS
10 2 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 177 (39.42%) MS Excel
2 20 (4.45%) MS Office
3 7 (1.56%) MS Project
4 4 (0.89%) InfoPath
5 3 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 29 (6.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (4.01%) Dynamics AX
3 12 (2.67%) Hi Portfolio
4 11 (2.45%) Dynamics GP
4 11 (2.45%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.45%) Servitor
6 1 (0.22%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 66 (14.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (6.46%) Office 365
3 10 (2.23%) SaaS
4 5 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.11%) Yammer
5 4 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 71 (15.81%) DNS
2 68 (15.14%) DHCP
3 62 (13.81%) SAN
4 58 (12.92%) Firewall
5 29 (6.46%) LAN
6 27 (6.01%) WAN
7 9 (2.00%) VPN
8 6 (1.34%) TCP/IP
9 4 (0.89%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (0.89%) Internet
9 4 (0.89%) WAAS
10 3 (0.67%) FTP
10 3 (0.67%) HTTP
10 3 (0.67%) SNMP
10 3 (0.67%) Wireless
11 2 (0.45%) BGP
11 2 (0.45%) MPLS
11 2 (0.45%) OSPF
11 2 (0.45%) SSL
11 2 (0.45%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 223 (49.67%) SQL Server
2 49 (10.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 41 (9.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (3.79%) JasperReports
5 16 (3.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (2.23%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (1.56%) Power BI
9 6 (1.34%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (1.11%) NoSQL
10 5 (1.11%) Oracle Database
10 5 (1.11%) QlikView
11 4 (0.89%) Hadoop
11 4 (0.89%) Oracle Database 12c
11 4 (0.89%) Relational Database
12 3 (0.67%) Big Data
12 3 (0.67%) MySQL
12 3 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (0.67%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 20 (4.45%) Visual Studio
2 8 (1.78%) Git (software)
2 8 (1.78%) TeamCity
3 5 (1.11%) MorphX
3 5 (1.11%) MSTest
3 5 (1.11%) NUnit
4 4 (0.89%) Subversion
5 3 (0.67%) IntelliJ
5 3 (0.67%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.45%) ClearCase
6 2 (0.45%) Grunt
General
1 70 (15.59%) Finance
2 19 (4.23%) Banking
3 17 (3.79%) Marketing
4 11 (2.45%) Games
5 9 (2.00%) Back Office
6 7 (1.56%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.67%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.67%) Law
7 3 (0.67%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.67%) Publishing
7 3 (0.67%) Spanish Language
8 2 (0.45%) Retail
9 1 (0.22%) Advertising
9 1 (0.22%) Automotive
9 1 (0.22%) Billing
9 1 (0.22%) Electronics
9 1 (0.22%) Legal
9 1 (0.22%) Military
Job Titles
1 162 (36.08%) Developer
2 59 (13.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 56 (12.47%) Analyst
4 52 (11.58%) .NET Developer
5 48 (10.69%) Senior Developer
6 34 (7.57%) Architect
7 28 (6.24%) IT Engineer
7 28 (6.24%) Microsoft Developer
7 28 (6.24%) SQL Developer
8 26 (5.79%) C# Developer
8 26 (5.79%) Consultant
9 25 (5.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 21 (4.68%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
11 19 (4.23%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
11 19 (4.23%) Senior SQL Developer
11 19 (4.23%) SQL BI Developer
12 18 (4.01%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 18 (4.01%) Senior Analyst
13 16 (3.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 16 (3.56%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (34.30%) .NET
2 73 (16.26%) ASP.NET
3 37 (8.24%) XML
4 36 (8.02%) HTML
5 34 (7.57%) CSS
6 26 (5.79%) WPF
7 23 (5.12%) .NET Framework
8 21 (4.68%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 20 (4.45%) jQuery
9 20 (4.45%) REST
10 19 (4.23%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 19 (4.23%) WinForms
11 17 (3.79%) WCF
12 16 (3.56%) Web Services
13 14 (3.12%) HTML5
14 13 (2.90%) RESTful
14 13 (2.90%) XSLT
15 12 (2.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 11 (2.45%) SOAP
17 10 (2.23%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 48 (10.69%) Computer Science
2 24 (5.35%) Data Centre
3 19 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (3.56%) Clustering
5 15 (3.34%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (2.23%) Public Cloud
7 7 (1.56%) Management Information System
7 7 (1.56%) User Experience
8 5 (1.11%) Mobile App
9 4 (0.89%) Driving Licence
9 4 (0.89%) FMCG
9 4 (0.89%) Inversion of Control
9 4 (0.89%) Mainframe
9 4 (0.89%) Visualisation
10 3 (0.67%) Data Integration
10 3 (0.67%) EqualLogic
10 3 (0.67%) Fixed Income
10 3 (0.67%) RIA
11 2 (0.45%) EPoS
11 2 (0.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 162 (36.08%) Windows
2 105 (23.39%) Windows Server
3 104 (23.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 45 (10.02%) Unix
5 44 (9.80%) Windows Server 2003
6 38 (8.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 26 (5.79%) Linux
8 14 (3.12%) Windows 7
9 9 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (1.78%) AIX
10 8 (1.78%) Solaris
11 7 (1.56%) Windows XP
12 6 (1.34%) Android
13 3 (0.67%) OS/400
13 3 (0.67%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.45%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.45%) CentOS
14 2 (0.45%) Debian
15 1 (0.22%) SUSE
15 1 (0.22%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (22.94%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (16.48%) ITIL
3 48 (10.69%) Business Intelligence
4 45 (10.02%) CRM
4 45 (10.02%) SDLC
5 40 (8.91%) MVC
6 31 (6.90%) ERP
7 29 (6.46%) OO
7 29 (6.46%) Project Management
8 28 (6.24%) Waterfall
9 27 (6.01%) Business Continuity
9 27 (6.01%) Stakeholder Management
10 26 (5.79%) Load Balancing
11 24 (5.35%) Presales
11 24 (5.35%) Scrum
11 24 (5.35%) Software Architecture
12 22 (4.90%) Enterprise Architecture
13 21 (4.68%) SOA
14 19 (4.23%) Change Management
14 19 (4.23%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 150 (33.41%) SQL
2 109 (24.28%) C#
3 53 (11.80%) JavaScript
4 26 (5.79%) Java
5 24 (5.35%) PowerShell
6 21 (4.68%) Perl
7 20 (4.45%) T-SQL
8 18 (4.01%) VB
9 17 (3.79%) Korn
10 13 (2.90%) Shell Script
11 10 (2.23%) VB.NET
11 10 (2.23%) X++
12 9 (2.00%) C++
13 7 (1.56%) XAML
14 6 (1.34%) Python
15 4 (0.89%) VBScript
16 3 (0.67%) C
16 3 (0.67%) Groovy
16 3 (0.67%) RPG
16 3 (0.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 76 (16.93%) Degree
2 46 (10.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 30 (6.68%) MCSE
4 21 (4.68%) MCP
5 8 (1.78%) HND
5 8 (1.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 8 (1.78%) MCSA
6 5 (1.11%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.11%) Security Cleared
7 4 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.67%) CCNA
8 3 (0.67%) ISEB
8 3 (0.67%) MCITP
8 3 (0.67%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.67%) PMP
8 3 (0.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.45%) CCNP
9 2 (0.45%) HNC
9 2 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.22%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (8.91%) SLA
2 22 (4.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.11%) QA
4 3 (0.67%) COBIT
5 2 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 105 (23.39%) Active Directory
2 85 (18.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (10.69%) Hyper-V
4 19 (4.23%) vSphere
5 6 (1.34%) VMware ESX
6 5 (1.11%) XenApp
7 3 (0.67%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.22%) Firmware
8 1 (0.22%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.22%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 39 (8.69%) SCCM
2 36 (8.02%) SCOM
3 8 (1.78%) EMC NetWorker
4 7 (1.56%) Puppet
5 5 (1.11%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (0.89%) NetBackup
6 4 (0.89%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.67%) Fluentd
7 3 (0.67%) Nagios
7 3 (0.67%) Nessus
7 3 (0.67%) QRadar
7 3 (0.67%) Rundeck
8 1 (0.22%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.22%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.22%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.22%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 1 (0.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 98 (21.83%) VMware
2 45 (10.02%) Oracle
3 42 (9.35%) Dell
4 31 (6.90%) HP
5 27 (6.01%) Cisco
5 27 (6.01%) IBM
6 25 (5.57%) EMC
7 22 (4.90%) Kaspersky
7 22 (4.90%) Siemens
7 22 (4.90%) WatchGuard
8 15 (3.34%) Citrix
9 12 (2.67%) Ab Initio
10 9 (2.00%) Intel Security
11 8 (1.78%) Red Hat
12 7 (1.56%) Xamarin
13 6 (1.34%) Sitecore
14 5 (1.11%) Symantec
15 4 (0.89%) AppSense
15 4 (0.89%) Compaq
16 3 (0.67%) Avaya
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