The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 10 10 12
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 429 447 536
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 14.99% 14.15% 14.33%
As % of the Vendors category 32.21% 34.41% 34.14%
Number of salaries quoted 273 311 358
Median salary £38,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,250 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Microsoft
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Vendors Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1332 1299 1570
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 46.56% 41.11% 41.98%
Number of salaries quoted 725 846 1046
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,980 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.23% +4.95%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Scotland region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Scotland

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Scotland

Microsoft
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -5 194 £37,500 +7.14% 31
Edinburgh +5 172 £41,461 -2.44% 30
Renfrewshire +5 10 £36,500 +97.29% 2
Aberdeen +6 7 £19,000 -43.28% 3
Highlands +3 7 £29,500 -30.58%
West Lothian -5 7 £22,500 -43.75% 1
Stirling -8 4 £32,500 +16.07% 1
Inverclyde - 3 £17,000 - 1
Dundee +9 2 £38,750 -40.38% 3
Fife -9 2 £34,000 +2.25% 2
Lanarkshire - 2 £38,655 -
Falkirk - 2 £37,500 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £32,500 -
Scottish Borders - 1 £32,500 - 1
Microsoft
UK

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 356 (40.14%) SQL Server
2 355 (40.02%) MS Excel
3 292 (32.92%) .NET
4 265 (29.88%) Windows
5 256 (28.86%) SQL
6 240 (27.06%) C#
7 214 (24.13%) Agile Software Development
8 196 (22.10%) Degree
9 194 (21.87%) Finance
10 155 (17.47%) ASP.NET
11 144 (16.23%) Windows Server
12 143 (16.12%) Active Directory
13 135 (15.22%) VMware
14 128 (14.43%) JavaScript
15 121 (13.64%) ITIL
16 114 (12.85%) VMware Infrastructure
17 112 (12.63%) Computer Science
18 110 (12.40%) Oracle
19 108 (12.18%) Windows Server 2012
20 106 (11.95%) HTML
21 103 (11.61%) MS Office
22 98 (11.05%) SDLC
23 97 (10.94%) Business Intelligence
24 96 (10.82%) MVC
25 95 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
26 94 (10.60%) SharePoint
27 93 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
28 89 (10.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
28 89 (10.03%) CSS
29 87 (9.81%) Scrum

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 94 (10.60%) SharePoint
2 72 (8.12%) MS Exchange
3 34 (3.83%) IIS
4 29 (3.27%) CMS
5 21 (2.37%) Tomcat
6 19 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2010
7 17 (1.92%) Skype for Business
8 15 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
9 12 (1.35%) Apache Spark
10 11 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2007
10 11 (1.24%) JBoss
10 11 (1.24%) SAS
11 10 (1.13%) Sitecore CMS
11 10 (1.13%) Umbraco
12 9 (1.01%) WebSphere
13 7 (0.79%) Apache
13 7 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
14 6 (0.68%) Apache ServiceMix
15 5 (0.56%) WebLogic
15 5 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 355 (40.02%) MS Excel
2 103 (11.61%) MS Office
3 24 (2.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (1.80%) MS Project
5 12 (1.35%) InVision
6 9 (1.01%) MS Visio
7 5 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.56%) Stata
8 4 (0.45%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.45%) Photoshop
9 3 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.34%) SPSS
10 1 (0.11%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 34 (3.83%) Markit EDM
2 26 (2.93%) Dynamics CRM
3 16 (1.80%) Hi Portfolio
4 5 (0.56%) SAP BPC
5 4 (0.45%) Cognos TM1
5 4 (0.45%) HFM
5 4 (0.45%) Hyperion Planning
6 3 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.34%) Sage CRM
7 2 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.23%) Visualfiles
8 1 (0.11%) Infor M3
8 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 95 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 59 (6.65%) Office 365
3 36 (4.06%) SaaS
4 12 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (0.79%) Google Analytics
6 4 (0.45%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (0.45%) IaaS
7 1 (0.11%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.11%) Bluemix
7 1 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.11%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.11%) PaaS
7 1 (0.11%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 73 (8.23%) DNS
2 72 (8.12%) Firewall
3 67 (7.55%) DHCP
3 67 (7.55%) SAN
4 31 (3.49%) WAN
5 30 (3.38%) LAN
6 20 (2.25%) VPN
7 17 (1.92%) TCP/IP
8 11 (1.24%) Internet
8 11 (1.24%) VoIP
9 8 (0.90%) HTTP
10 7 (0.79%) Wireless
11 5 (0.56%) Remote Desktop
12 3 (0.34%) Ethernet
12 3 (0.34%) FTP
12 3 (0.34%) LDAP
12 3 (0.34%) NAS
12 3 (0.34%) NetScaler
12 3 (0.34%) SNMP
12 3 (0.34%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 356 (40.14%) SQL Server
2 89 (10.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 76 (8.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 37 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
5 32 (3.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 29 (3.27%) Data Mining
7 21 (2.37%) JasperReports
7 21 (2.37%) SQL Server 2008
8 19 (2.14%) SQL Server 2012
9 16 (1.80%) MySQL
10 15 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
11 14 (1.58%) Big Data
11 14 (1.58%) NoSQL
12 13 (1.47%) Hadoop
13 12 (1.35%) QlikView
14 11 (1.24%) Relational Database
15 10 (1.13%) Oracle Database
16 9 (1.01%) MongoDB
16 9 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
16 9 (1.01%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 44 (4.96%) Visual Studio
2 25 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (2.14%) Git (software)
4 15 (1.69%) TeamCity
5 13 (1.47%) Selenium
6 12 (1.35%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 10 (1.13%) Cucumber
8 8 (0.90%) IntelliJ
8 8 (0.90%) JIRA
9 7 (0.79%) HP UFT
9 7 (0.79%) Jenkins
9 7 (0.79%) SpecFlow
9 7 (0.79%) Subversion
10 5 (0.56%) MSTest
10 5 (0.56%) NUnit
11 4 (0.45%) Oracle Forms
12 3 (0.34%) Eclipse
12 3 (0.34%) FitNesse
12 3 (0.34%) MSI
13 2 (0.23%) RubyMine
General
1 194 (21.87%) Finance
2 65 (7.33%) Banking
3 44 (4.96%) Marketing
4 26 (2.93%) Games
5 18 (2.03%) Investment Banking
5 18 (2.03%) Telecoms
6 16 (1.80%) Manufacturing
7 11 (1.24%) Back Office
8 10 (1.13%) Legal
8 10 (1.13%) Retail
9 7 (0.79%) Financial Institution
9 7 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (0.68%) Law
11 5 (0.56%) Publishing
12 4 (0.45%) Automotive
12 4 (0.45%) Billing
13 3 (0.34%) Advertising
14 1 (0.11%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.11%) Electronics
14 1 (0.11%) Military
Job Titles
1 276 (31.12%) Developer
2 128 (14.43%) Analyst
3 95 (10.71%) .NET Developer
4 77 (8.68%) Consultant
5 68 (7.67%) Architect
6 66 (7.44%) C# Developer
7 64 (7.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 45 (5.07%) Support Analyst
9 43 (4.85%) Senior Developer
9 43 (4.85%) Software Developer
10 40 (4.51%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 34 (3.83%) IT Engineer
12 32 (3.61%) SQL Developer
13 26 (2.93%) C# .NET Developer
14 25 (2.82%) Administrator
14 25 (2.82%) Microsoft Developer
15 24 (2.71%) Support Engineer
16 23 (2.59%) Applications Support
17 21 (2.37%) Solutions Architect
18 20 (2.25%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 292 (32.92%) .NET
2 155 (17.47%) ASP.NET
3 106 (11.95%) HTML
4 89 (10.03%) CSS
5 63 (7.10%) XML
6 52 (5.86%) .NET Framework
7 45 (5.07%) Web Services
8 40 (4.51%) ASP.NET MVC
9 38 (4.28%) AngularJS
9 38 (4.28%) HTML5
9 38 (4.28%) WPF
10 37 (4.17%) WCF
11 34 (3.83%) jQuery
12 32 (3.61%) REST
13 29 (3.27%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 25 (2.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 23 (2.59%) WinForms
16 21 (2.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 20 (2.25%) XSLT
18 19 (2.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 112 (12.63%) Computer Science
2 93 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
3 51 (5.75%) Management Information System
4 31 (3.49%) Data Centre
5 26 (2.93%) Enterprise Software
6 24 (2.71%) User Experience
7 16 (1.80%) Informatics
7 16 (1.80%) Mathematics
8 15 (1.69%) Clustering
8 15 (1.69%) Virtual Team
9 13 (1.47%) NHS
10 11 (1.24%) Driving Licence
11 10 (1.13%) EPoS
11 10 (1.13%) Public Cloud
12 9 (1.01%) Mobile App
12 9 (1.01%) Visualisation
13 8 (0.90%) Client/Server
13 8 (0.90%) Fixed Income
13 8 (0.90%) Statistics
14 7 (0.79%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 265 (29.88%) Windows
2 144 (16.23%) Windows Server
3 108 (12.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 65 (7.33%) Linux
5 64 (7.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 59 (6.65%) Unix
7 53 (5.98%) Windows Server 2003
8 49 (5.52%) Windows 7
9 30 (3.38%) Android
10 16 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 15 (1.69%) Windows XP
12 14 (1.58%) Apple iOS
13 12 (1.35%) Windows 8
14 8 (0.90%) Solaris
15 5 (0.56%) Windows 10
16 4 (0.45%) AIX
17 3 (0.34%) CentOS
17 3 (0.34%) OS/400
18 2 (0.23%) Windows 2000 Server
18 2 (0.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (24.13%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (13.64%) ITIL
3 98 (11.05%) SDLC
4 97 (10.94%) Business Intelligence
5 96 (10.82%) MVC
6 87 (9.81%) Scrum
7 70 (7.89%) Asset Management
8 68 (7.67%) CRM
9 62 (6.99%) Mentoring
10 57 (6.43%) Stakeholder Management
11 55 (6.20%) Project Management
12 50 (5.64%) Business Analysis
13 44 (4.96%) Change Management
14 42 (4.74%) TDD
14 42 (4.74%) Web Development
15 40 (4.51%) Software Engineering
16 39 (4.40%) OO
17 35 (3.95%) Data Analysis
18 34 (3.83%) SOA
19 31 (3.49%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 256 (28.86%) SQL
2 240 (27.06%) C#
3 128 (14.43%) JavaScript
4 57 (6.43%) Java
5 46 (5.19%) T-SQL
6 38 (4.28%) Perl
7 37 (4.17%) PowerShell
8 27 (3.04%) VB.NET
9 25 (2.82%) VB
10 21 (2.37%) Korn
11 19 (2.14%) Python
11 19 (2.14%) Shell Script
12 17 (1.92%) Scala
13 16 (1.80%) C++
14 15 (1.69%) VBA
15 12 (1.35%) R
16 11 (1.24%) VBScript
17 10 (1.13%) PL/SQL
17 10 (1.13%) Ruby
18 8 (0.90%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 196 (22.10%) Degree
2 70 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 32 (3.61%) MCSE
4 24 (2.71%) MCP
5 19 (2.14%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (2.03%) CCNA
7 15 (1.69%) HND
7 15 (1.69%) MCSA
7 15 (1.69%) SC Cleared
7 15 (1.69%) Security Cleared
8 11 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (1.13%) ISEB
9 10 (1.13%) ISTQB
9 10 (1.13%) MCITP
10 9 (1.01%) PMI Certification
11 8 (0.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 8 (0.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 6 (0.68%) PMP
13 5 (0.56%) A+ Certification
13 5 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (6.65%) SLA
2 20 (2.25%) QA
3 17 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (1.58%) COBIT
5 6 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (0.45%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.23%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.11%) COSHH
8 1 (0.11%) P3O
8 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 143 (16.12%) Active Directory
2 114 (12.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 66 (7.44%) Hyper-V
4 27 (3.04%) vSphere
5 13 (1.47%) XenApp
6 8 (0.90%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (0.68%) VMware ESX
7 6 (0.68%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.45%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (0.34%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (0.34%) Firmware
9 3 (0.34%) MetaFrame
10 2 (0.23%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (0.23%) KVM
10 2 (0.23%) Squid
10 2 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.11%) Docker
11 1 (0.11%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 62 (6.99%) SCCM
2 44 (4.96%) SCOM
3 14 (1.58%) Puppet
4 8 (0.90%) Microsoft Clustering
4 8 (0.90%) Rundeck
5 7 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (0.68%) Backup Exec
7 5 (0.56%) EMC NetWorker
7 5 (0.56%) WSUS
8 4 (0.45%) Cisco CUCM
8 4 (0.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 4 (0.45%) Tivoli
9 3 (0.34%) Ansible
9 3 (0.34%) Fluentd
9 3 (0.34%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (0.34%) Nagios
9 3 (0.34%) Nessus
9 3 (0.34%) QRadar
10 2 (0.23%) Failover Clustering
10 2 (0.23%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 135 (15.22%) VMware
2 110 (12.40%) Oracle
3 53 (5.98%) Cisco
4 46 (5.19%) Citrix
5 45 (5.07%) HP
6 44 (4.96%) IBM
7 42 (4.74%) Dell
8 23 (2.59%) Xamarin
9 22 (2.48%) EMC
9 22 (2.48%) Red Hat
10 21 (2.37%) Cegedim Rx
11 16 (1.80%) Ab Initio
11 16 (1.80%) Kaspersky
11 16 (1.80%) Siemens
11 16 (1.80%) WatchGuard
12 15 (1.69%) Symantec
13 14 (1.58%) Sitecore
14 13 (1.47%) Cognizant
15 12 (1.35%) Google
16 10 (1.13%) Tableau
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Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
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Salary: Up to £37,500 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
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Salary: 35k-45k+ bonus and benefits
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Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum
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Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
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Salary: 35k - 50k + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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