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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 9 14 13
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 320 398 471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 13.65% 12.84% 14.55%
As % of the Vendors category 30.65% 30.95% 36.74%
Number of salaries quoted 220 258 337
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £52,800 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
1044 1286 1282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 44.54% 41.50% 39.59%
Number of salaries quoted 655 831 813
Median salary £40,000 £41,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.19% +4.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 +5 166 £40,000 +5.96% 18
Edinburgh -2 108 £38,000 -5.00% 19
Renfrewshire +5 13 £42,500 +21.42% 1
West Lothian +14 9 £40,000 - 1
Aberdeen +2 6 £39,000 -6.02% 2
Argyll and Bute 0 3 £30,500 -3.17%
North Lanarkshire -1 3 £50,000 +75.43% 1
Dundee -8 3 £31,000 -17.33%
Fife -4 1 - -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £27,500 - 1
Moray - 1 - -
Scottish Borders - 1 £42,500 -
Angus - 1 £22,500 -
Microsoft
UK

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 December 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.

1 260 (38.07%) MS Excel
2 255 (37.34%) SQL Server
3 227 (33.24%) Windows
4 202 (29.58%) .NET
5 199 (29.14%) C#
6 179 (26.21%) Agile Software Development
7 178 (26.06%) Finance
8 177 (25.92%) SQL
9 141 (20.64%) ASP.NET
10 133 (19.47%) JavaScript
11 127 (18.59%) Active Directory
12 116 (16.98%) Windows Server
13 112 (16.40%) VMware
14 108 (15.81%) MVC
15 96 (14.06%) HTML
16 94 (13.76%) VMware Infrastructure
17 93 (13.62%) Microsoft Azure
18 81 (11.86%) ITIL
19 80 (11.71%) Windows Server 2008
20 79 (11.57%) Degree
21 77 (11.27%) MS Office
22 76 (11.13%) CSS
23 71 (10.40%) Windows Server 2012
24 69 (10.10%) PowerShell
25 68 (9.96%) Hyper-V
26 67 (9.81%) Scrum
27 65 (9.52%) MS Exchange
28 62 (9.08%) Web Development
29 57 (8.35%) Citrix
30 56 (8.20%) Linux

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 65 (9.52%) MS Exchange
2 47 (6.88%) IIS
3 43 (6.30%) SharePoint
4 26 (3.81%) Skype for Business
5 21 (3.07%) CMS
6 17 (2.49%) Exchange Server 2010
7 15 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2013
8 12 (1.76%) SharePoint 2010
9 10 (1.46%) JBoss
10 9 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
10 9 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
11 8 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2007
12 7 (1.02%) IBM Domino
12 7 (1.02%) IBM Notes
12 7 (1.02%) Tomcat
13 6 (0.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 5 (0.73%) WebSphere
15 4 (0.59%) SAS
15 4 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
15 4 (0.59%) Umbraco
Applications
1 260 (38.07%) MS Excel
2 77 (11.27%) MS Office
3 22 (3.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (1.90%) MS Project
5 12 (1.76%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.44%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.44%) Stata
7 2 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.29%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.29%) Siemens NX
7 2 (0.29%) SOLIDWORKS
7 2 (0.29%) S-PLUS
8 1 (0.15%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.15%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 18 (2.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.59%) Sonata
4 3 (0.44%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.29%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (0.29%) Teamcenter
6 1 (0.15%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 93 (13.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 51 (7.47%) Office 365
3 22 (3.22%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (2.64%) Azure Active Directory
4 18 (2.64%) SaaS
5 15 (2.20%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.73%) GitHub
6 5 (0.73%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (0.73%) IaaS
7 3 (0.44%) DigitalOcean
8 2 (0.29%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.15%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.15%) Heroku
9 1 (0.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (7.47%) DNS
2 50 (7.32%) Firewall
3 39 (5.71%) SAN
4 36 (5.27%) DHCP
5 34 (4.98%) TCP/IP
6 22 (3.22%) VPN
6 22 (3.22%) WAN
7 21 (3.07%) Skype
8 17 (2.49%) Internet
8 17 (2.49%) LAN
9 13 (1.90%) VoIP
10 11 (1.61%) Wireless
11 10 (1.46%) LDAP
12 7 (1.02%) VLAN
13 6 (0.88%) NAS
14 5 (0.73%) Ethernet
15 4 (0.59%) iSCSI
15 4 (0.59%) Network Security
15 4 (0.59%) SSH
16 3 (0.44%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 255 (37.34%) SQL Server
2 55 (8.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 38 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 28 (4.10%) SQL Server 2012
5 27 (3.95%) MySQL
6 24 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
7 23 (3.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 21 (3.07%) Relational Database
9 19 (2.78%) Big Data
10 15 (2.20%) SQL Server 2014
11 14 (2.05%) SQL Server 2008
12 12 (1.76%) MongoDB
13 11 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
14 10 (1.46%) Power BI
15 9 (1.32%) Data Mining
16 8 (1.17%) SQL Server 2005
17 7 (1.02%) Azure SQL Database
18 6 (0.88%) NoSQL
18 6 (0.88%) OLAP
18 6 (0.88%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 45 (6.59%) Visual Studio
2 44 (6.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 26 (3.81%) Git (software)
4 22 (3.22%) SpecFlow
5 19 (2.78%) Cucumber
5 19 (2.78%) HP UFT
6 18 (2.64%) Subversion
7 13 (1.90%) Selenium
8 12 (1.76%) JIRA
9 9 (1.32%) NUnit
10 7 (1.02%) FitNesse
10 7 (1.02%) WebDriver
11 5 (0.73%) Eclipse
11 5 (0.73%) MSTest
12 2 (0.29%) git-flow
12 2 (0.29%) RubyMine
12 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 1 (0.15%) Grunt
13 1 (0.15%) gulp
13 1 (0.15%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 178 (26.06%) Finance
2 25 (3.66%) Banking
3 16 (2.34%) Manufacturing
3 16 (2.34%) Marketing
3 16 (2.34%) Telecoms
4 11 (1.61%) Law
4 11 (1.61%) Legal
5 9 (1.32%) Back Office
6 7 (1.02%) Advertising
7 6 (0.88%) Retail
8 5 (0.73%) Billing
8 5 (0.73%) Publishing
9 4 (0.59%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.44%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.44%) Games
11 2 (0.29%) Automotive
11 2 (0.29%) Brand Awareness
11 2 (0.29%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.15%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 174 (25.48%) Developer
2 116 (16.98%) Analyst
3 76 (11.13%) .NET Developer
4 49 (7.17%) C# Developer
4 49 (7.17%) Consultant
5 48 (7.03%) Architect
6 47 (6.88%) Senior Developer
7 43 (6.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 35 (5.12%) Support Analyst
9 33 (4.83%) Software Developer
10 32 (4.69%) C# .NET Developer
11 27 (3.95%) Support Engineer
12 26 (3.81%) ASP.NET Developer
12 26 (3.81%) Web Developer
13 24 (3.51%) Test Analyst
14 22 (3.22%) DBA
15 20 (2.93%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 20 (2.93%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
16 19 (2.78%) Senior .NET Developer
16 19 (2.78%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 202 (29.58%) .NET
2 141 (20.64%) ASP.NET
3 96 (14.06%) HTML
4 76 (11.13%) CSS
5 56 (8.20%) AngularJS
6 54 (7.91%) ASP.NET MVC
7 44 (6.44%) .NET Framework
8 37 (5.42%) jQuery
8 37 (5.42%) WCF
9 22 (3.22%) Web Services
10 21 (3.07%) ASP.NET Web API
11 20 (2.93%) Gherkin
12 18 (2.64%) XML
13 17 (2.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 16 (2.34%) HTML5
14 16 (2.34%) WPF
15 14 (2.05%) Ajax
15 14 (2.05%) Entity Framework
16 9 (1.32%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 9 (1.32%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 53 (7.76%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (6.44%) Computer Science
3 41 (6.00%) Data Centre
4 26 (3.81%) Enterprise Software
5 22 (3.22%) Replication
6 15 (2.20%) Management Information System
7 14 (2.05%) Visualisation
8 13 (1.90%) Clustering
9 12 (1.76%) Driving Licence
10 9 (1.32%) Virtual Team
11 7 (1.02%) Data Integration
11 7 (1.02%) User Experience
12 6 (0.88%) Client/Server
12 6 (0.88%) Data Extraction
12 6 (0.88%) Hybrid Cloud
12 6 (0.88%) Mathematics
13 5 (0.73%) Mobile App
13 5 (0.73%) SCADA
14 4 (0.59%) Blackberry
14 4 (0.59%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 227 (33.24%) Windows
2 116 (16.98%) Windows Server
3 80 (11.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 71 (10.40%) Windows Server 2012
5 56 (8.20%) Linux
6 28 (4.10%) Windows 10
6 28 (4.10%) Windows Server 2003
7 25 (3.66%) Windows 7
8 16 (2.34%) Unix
9 14 (2.05%) Android
10 11 (1.61%) Windows XP
11 8 (1.17%) Apple iOS
11 8 (1.17%) Solaris
11 8 (1.17%) Windows 8
11 8 (1.17%) Windows Vista
12 7 (1.02%) AIX
13 5 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (0.73%) Windows 2000 Server
14 4 (0.59%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.44%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (26.21%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (15.81%) MVC
3 81 (11.86%) ITIL
4 67 (9.81%) Scrum
5 62 (9.08%) Web Development
6 49 (7.17%) Business Intelligence
6 49 (7.17%) OO
7 41 (6.00%) Project Management
8 38 (5.56%) CRM
9 37 (5.42%) SDLC
10 36 (5.27%) TDD
11 32 (4.69%) Continuous Improvement
11 32 (4.69%) ETL
12 31 (4.54%) Analytics
13 30 (4.39%) Continuous Integration
14 29 (4.25%) Change Management
15 28 (4.10%) Validation
16 27 (3.95%) Mentoring
16 27 (3.95%) Software Testing
17 26 (3.81%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 199 (29.14%) C#
2 177 (25.92%) SQL
3 133 (19.47%) JavaScript
4 69 (10.10%) PowerShell
5 37 (5.42%) Java
6 33 (4.83%) T-SQL
7 21 (3.07%) VBScript
8 19 (2.78%) Python
9 17 (2.49%) VB.NET
10 14 (2.05%) C++
11 13 (1.90%) PL/SQL
12 9 (1.32%) VB
13 8 (1.17%) Perl
14 5 (0.73%) R
14 5 (0.73%) Ruby
15 4 (0.59%) Bash Shell
15 4 (0.59%) Bourne shell
15 4 (0.59%) C
15 4 (0.59%) Delphi
15 4 (0.59%) Korn
Qualifications
1 79 (11.57%) Degree
2 50 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (3.07%) Security Cleared
4 20 (2.93%) SC Cleared
5 19 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (2.64%) CCNA
6 18 (2.64%) MCSE
7 17 (2.49%) MCSA
8 12 (1.76%) MCP
9 9 (1.32%) ISEB
9 9 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (1.17%) ISTQB
10 8 (1.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 7 (1.02%) MCITP
12 6 (0.88%) CCNP
12 6 (0.88%) HND
13 5 (0.73%) A+ Certification
13 5 (0.73%) CCENT
14 4 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 4 (0.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (5.42%) SLA
2 18 (2.64%) QA
3 5 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.59%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.29%) COBIT
5 2 (0.29%) P3O
6 1 (0.15%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 127 (18.59%) Active Directory
2 94 (13.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 68 (9.96%) Hyper-V
4 29 (4.25%) vSphere
5 27 (3.95%) XenApp
6 13 (1.90%) BitLocker
7 9 (1.32%) ISA Server
8 8 (1.17%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (0.59%) NFS
10 4 (0.59%) Samba
10 4 (0.59%) Virtual Desktop
11 3 (0.44%) Firmware
11 3 (0.44%) Forefront TMG
11 3 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.29%) MetaFrame
12 2 (0.29%) NetIQ eDirectory
12 2 (0.29%) UAG
12 2 (0.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 41 (6.00%) SCCM
2 24 (3.51%) SCOM
3 13 (1.90%) Microsoft Intune
4 12 (1.76%) Puppet
5 8 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (0.88%) Microsoft Clustering
7 4 (0.59%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.29%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.29%) Iperf
8 2 (0.29%) NetIQ Identity Manager
8 2 (0.29%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (0.29%) WSUS
9 1 (0.15%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.15%) MOM
9 1 (0.15%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.15%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 112 (16.40%) VMware
2 57 (8.35%) Citrix
3 54 (7.91%) Oracle
4 52 (7.61%) Cisco
5 27 (3.95%) HP
6 18 (2.64%) Xamarin
7 14 (2.05%) Tableau
8 13 (1.90%) EMC
8 13 (1.90%) IBM
9 12 (1.76%) Dell
10 11 (1.61%) SAP
11 10 (1.46%) Symantec
12 9 (1.32%) Google
13 7 (1.02%) Red Hat
13 7 (1.02%) Sitecore
14 6 (0.88%) Draytek
15 5 (0.73%) 3Com
15 5 (0.73%) Huawei
15 5 (0.73%) Intel Security
15 5 (0.73%) NETGEAR
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