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 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 19 13 8
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 118 154 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 10.85% 13.03% 16.02%
As % of the Vendors category 25.76% 32.42% 31.72%
Number of salaries quoted 92 114 80
Average salary £38,000 £39,500 £35,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.79% +12.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £31,500 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £52,500 £45,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
458 475 454
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 42.10% 40.19% 50.50%
Number of salaries quoted 312 306 288
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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 23 January 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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.

1 131 (47.64%) .NET
2 128 (46.55%) SQL Server
3 122 (44.36%) MS Excel
4 115 (41.82%) C#
5 95 (34.55%) SQL
6 84 (30.55%) Windows
7 75 (27.27%) JavaScript
8 71 (25.82%) ASP.NET
9 61 (22.18%) SharePoint
10 60 (21.82%) HTML
11 59 (21.45%) Degree
12 53 (19.27%) ITIL
12 53 (19.27%) Microsoft Certification
13 51 (18.55%) CSS
14 50 (18.18%) Active Directory
15 48 (17.45%) Agile Software Development
16 47 (17.09%) .NET Framework
17 46 (16.73%) MVC
18 45 (16.36%) OO
19 42 (15.27%) Finance
19 42 (15.27%) Software Engineering
20 40 (14.55%) CRM
20 40 (14.55%) MS Office
20 40 (14.55%) Relational Database
21 36 (13.09%) Web Services
22 34 (12.36%) Oracle
23 33 (12.00%) VMware
24 32 (11.64%) Business Intelligence
24 32 (11.64%) Dynamics CRM
24 32 (11.64%) HTML5

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 61 (22.18%) SharePoint
2 29 (10.55%) IIS
3 24 (8.73%) MS Exchange
4 18 (6.55%) SharePoint 2010
5 16 (5.82%) Tomcat
6 9 (3.27%) WorkSite
6 9 (3.27%) SharePoint 2013
7 8 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (1.82%) Lync
9 5 (1.82%) JBoss
10 4 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (1.45%) Apache
10 4 (1.45%) nginx
10 4 (1.45%) Jetty
10 4 (1.45%) WebSphere
11 3 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (1.09%) Umbraco
11 3 (1.09%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.73%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 122 (44.36%) MS Excel
2 40 (14.55%) MS Office
3 18 (6.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (2.91%) MS Visio
5 7 (2.55%) InfoPath
5 7 (2.55%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 32 (11.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.45%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (1.45%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.73%) SAP BPC
3 2 (0.73%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.36%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.36%) Epicor Tropos
4 1 (0.36%) Agresso
4 1 (0.36%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.36%) Movex
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.36%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.64%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (2.18%) GitHub
2 6 (2.18%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.18%) Amazon SQS
2 6 (2.18%) Amazon S3
3 4 (1.45%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.45%) Google App Engine
4 3 (1.09%) Office 365
5 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.55%) SAN
1 18 (6.55%) Firewall
2 16 (5.82%) DNS
2 16 (5.82%) DHCP
3 9 (3.27%) TCP/IP
4 8 (2.91%) VPN
5 7 (2.55%) LAN
5 7 (2.55%) WAN
5 7 (2.55%) HTTP
6 5 (1.82%) VLAN
6 5 (1.82%) IPv4
6 5 (1.82%) Internet
7 4 (1.45%) IPsec
7 4 (1.45%) FTP
7 4 (1.45%) IP Telephony
7 4 (1.45%) Cisco IPT
8 3 (1.09%) Extranet
9 2 (0.73%) NetScaler
9 2 (0.73%) NAS
10 1 (0.36%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (46.55%) SQL Server
2 40 (14.55%) Relational Database
3 31 (11.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 26 (9.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 22 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 18 (6.55%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (5.45%) PostgreSQL
8 13 (4.73%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (3.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (3.64%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (2.18%) Amazon RDS
11 5 (1.82%) Big Data
11 5 (1.82%) MS Access
11 5 (1.82%) MySQL
11 5 (1.82%) Crystal Reports
11 5 (1.82%) RDBMS
12 4 (1.45%) Oracle Database
12 4 (1.45%) PerformancePoint
13 3 (1.09%) BODI
13 3 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 23 (8.36%) Visual Studio
2 16 (5.82%) Subversion
3 10 (3.64%) JIRA
4 9 (3.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (2.55%) Git (software)
6 5 (1.82%) IntelliJ
6 5 (1.82%) Eclipse
7 4 (1.45%) Jenkins
7 4 (1.45%) ReSharper
8 3 (1.09%) Mercurial
8 3 (1.09%) Moq
9 2 (0.73%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.73%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.73%) NUnit
9 2 (0.73%) Selenium
10 1 (0.36%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.36%) WatiN
10 1 (0.36%) MSTest
10 1 (0.36%) MSBuild
10 1 (0.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 42 (15.27%) Finance
2 16 (5.82%) Advertising
3 9 (3.27%) Banking
4 8 (2.91%) Law
5 7 (2.55%) Retail
6 5 (1.82%) German Language
6 5 (1.82%) Legal
6 5 (1.82%) Back Office
6 5 (1.82%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.45%) Turkish Language
7 4 (1.45%) Italian Language
7 4 (1.45%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.73%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.73%) Games
9 1 (0.36%) Portuguese Language
9 1 (0.36%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.36%) French Language
9 1 (0.36%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.36%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 110 (40.00%) Developer
2 59 (21.45%) Analyst
3 33 (12.00%) .NET Developer
3 33 (12.00%) Senior Developer
4 23 (8.36%) Support Analyst
5 20 (7.27%) Consultant
6 19 (6.91%) Applications Support
7 18 (6.55%) Software Engineer
8 17 (6.18%) Junior
9 15 (5.45%) Software Developer
10 14 (5.09%) Applications Support Analyst
11 13 (4.73%) Service Desk Analyst
11 13 (4.73%) Service Analyst
12 12 (4.36%) Architect
12 12 (4.36%) C# Developer
12 12 (4.36%) ASP.NET Developer
12 12 (4.36%) SharePoint Developer
13 11 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
14 10 (3.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 9 (3.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (47.64%) .NET
2 71 (25.82%) ASP.NET
3 60 (21.82%) HTML
4 51 (18.55%) CSS
5 47 (17.09%) .NET Framework
6 36 (13.09%) Web Services
7 32 (11.64%) HTML5
8 30 (10.91%) jQuery
9 20 (7.27%) WCF
10 19 (6.91%) XML
11 18 (6.55%) ASP.NET MVC
12 17 (6.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 17 (6.18%) CSS3
13 14 (5.09%) Middleware
14 12 (4.36%) Hibernate
15 10 (3.64%) WinForms
15 10 (3.64%) SOAP
15 10 (3.64%) Struts
15 10 (3.64%) JPA
15 10 (3.64%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 16 (5.82%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (2.91%) Management Information System
3 8 (2.91%) Blackberry
4 7 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.18%) Equities
5 6 (2.18%) E-Learning
5 6 (2.18%) N-Tier
5 6 (2.18%) Derivative
6 5 (1.82%) NHS
6 5 (1.82%) User Experience
7 4 (1.45%) Clustering
7 4 (1.45%) Open Source
7 4 (1.45%) Blog
8 2 (0.73%) EPoS
8 2 (0.73%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.73%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.73%) Physics
9 1 (0.36%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.36%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 84 (30.55%) Windows
2 22 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 22 (8.00%) Windows 7
2 22 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (7.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (7.27%) Windows XP
5 8 (2.91%) Linux
6 4 (1.45%) UNIX
6 4 (1.45%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.36%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (19.27%) ITIL
2 48 (17.45%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (16.73%) MVC
4 45 (16.36%) OO
5 42 (15.27%) Software Engineering
6 40 (14.55%) CRM
7 32 (11.64%) Business Intelligence
8 23 (8.36%) Scrum
8 23 (8.36%) Mentoring
9 20 (7.27%) OOD
10 19 (6.91%) Release Management
11 18 (6.55%) Automated Testing
12 17 (6.18%) Web Development
12 17 (6.18%) Configuration Management
13 15 (5.45%) TDD
13 15 (5.45%) ETL
14 14 (5.09%) Project Management
14 14 (5.09%) Data Modelling
14 14 (5.09%) Unit Testing
15 13 (4.73%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 115 (41.82%) C#
2 95 (34.55%) SQL
3 75 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 29 (10.55%) Java
5 21 (7.64%) T-SQL
6 15 (5.45%) VB.NET
7 14 (5.09%) PowerShell
8 10 (3.64%) VB
8 10 (3.64%) VB6
9 7 (2.55%) VBA
10 6 (2.18%) VBScript
11 5 (1.82%) XPath
11 5 (1.82%) XQuery
12 4 (1.45%) C++
13 3 (1.09%) Perl
13 3 (1.09%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.73%) C
14 2 (0.73%) Python
14 2 (0.73%) Scala
Qualifications
1 59 (21.45%) Degree
2 53 (19.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (4.73%) MCSE
4 10 (3.64%) MCSA
5 9 (3.27%) MCITP
6 6 (2.18%) MCP
7 5 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.45%) CCNA
8 4 (1.45%) ISTQB
9 3 (1.09%) Security Cleared
9 3 (1.09%) ISEB
9 3 (1.09%) PMP
9 3 (1.09%) PMI Certification
9 3 (1.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.73%) CCNP
10 2 (0.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.36%) MCTS
11 1 (0.36%) MOS
11 1 (0.36%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.36%) SLA
2 10 (3.64%) QA
3 2 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 50 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 28 (10.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (9.09%) Hyper-V
4 12 (4.36%) XenApp
5 8 (2.91%) vSphere
6 5 (1.82%) XenDesktop
7 4 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (1.45%) Forefront TMG
7 4 (1.45%) VMware Server
7 4 (1.45%) Xen
8 2 (0.73%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.73%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (3.64%) SCCM
1 10 (3.64%) SCOM
2 4 (1.45%) Ansible
2 4 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.45%) Puppet
3 3 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.36%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (0.36%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 34 (12.36%) Oracle
2 33 (12.00%) VMware
3 19 (6.91%) HP
3 19 (6.91%) Citrix
4 15 (5.45%) Cognos
5 13 (4.73%) Sybase
6 12 (4.36%) Cisco
7 10 (3.64%) IBM
7 10 (3.64%) Business Objects
8 6 (2.18%) SAP
9 5 (1.82%) Compaq
10 4 (1.45%) Google
11 3 (1.09%) Lotus
12 2 (0.73%) LexisNexis
12 2 (0.73%) Symantec
12 2 (0.73%) Sophos
12 2 (0.73%) TIBCO
12 2 (0.73%) Sage
12 2 (0.73%) Avaya
12 2 (0.73%) Typemock
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Gold Partner
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Optimus Search
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits, Excellent Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Good On Call + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000 + bonus, healthcare, pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 38k - 42k + bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 22k - 35k + bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 22k - 35k + bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Funded Microsoft Certs
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Glasgow
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Microsoft Certifications
Posted: 9 days ago
Glasgow
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + an excellent benefits package
Posted: 9 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Glasgow
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £16000.00 - £18000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago