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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 13 12 13
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 422 414 548
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 14.80% 13.82% 14.32%
As % of the Vendors category 32.69% 33.69% 34.12%
Number of salaries quoted 263 287 372
Median salary £39,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £23,000 £27,050
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
1291 1229 1606
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 45.28% 41.02% 41.98%
Number of salaries quoted 717 779 1054
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -2 205 £36,000 +2.85% 43
Edinburgh +4 162 £43,000 +2.38% 26
Renfrewshire +6 9 £37,750 +46.60% 3
West Lothian -7 8 £22,500 -43.75% 3
Aberdeen +9 7 £41,500 +3.75% 2
Highlands +1 4 £29,584 -30.39%
Falkirk -2 4 £37,500 +33.92% 1
Fife -2 4 £35,000 +5.26%
Inverclyde - 4 £17,000 - 1
Dundee +7 2 £38,750 -8.82%
Argyll and Bute -1 2 £26,500 +1.92%
Scottish Borders 0 1 £32,500 -13.33% 2
North Lanarkshire -4 1 £32,500 -23.52%
Lanarkshire - 1 £32,309 - 1
Roxburghshire - 1 £40,000 -
Microsoft
UK

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 378 (41.91%) MS Excel
2 365 (40.47%) SQL Server
3 296 (32.82%) .NET
4 280 (31.04%) Windows
5 267 (29.60%) SQL
6 240 (26.61%) C#
7 221 (24.50%) Agile Software Development
8 220 (24.39%) Degree
9 171 (18.96%) Finance
10 153 (16.96%) ASP.NET
11 152 (16.85%) Active Directory
12 149 (16.52%) Windows Server
13 139 (15.41%) VMware
14 125 (13.86%) ITIL
15 122 (13.53%) Windows Server 2012
16 119 (13.19%) JavaScript
17 116 (12.86%) VMware Infrastructure
18 115 (12.75%) Computer Science
19 114 (12.64%) Oracle
20 104 (11.53%) MS Office
20 104 (11.53%) HTML
21 97 (10.75%) SDLC
22 96 (10.64%) MVC
23 95 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
24 94 (10.42%) SharePoint
25 93 (10.31%) Microsoft Azure
26 91 (10.09%) Analytical Skills
27 88 (9.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
27 88 (9.76%) CSS
27 88 (9.76%) 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 (10.42%) SharePoint
2 76 (8.43%) MS Exchange
3 39 (4.32%) IIS
4 25 (2.77%) Skype for Business
5 22 (2.44%) Tomcat
6 20 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
7 16 (1.77%) CMS
8 13 (1.44%) Apache Spark
8 13 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2013
9 11 (1.22%) SAS
10 10 (1.11%) Apache ServiceMix
10 10 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2007
11 9 (1.00%) WebLogic
12 8 (0.89%) Apache
12 8 (0.89%) Umbraco
12 8 (0.89%) WebSphere
12 8 (0.89%) WebSphere Application Server
13 7 (0.78%) JBoss
13 7 (0.78%) Jetty
14 6 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 378 (41.91%) MS Excel
2 104 (11.53%) MS Office
3 19 (2.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 18 (2.00%) MS Project
5 8 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (0.78%) MS Visio
7 5 (0.55%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.55%) Stata
8 4 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.44%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.33%) SPSS
10 1 (0.11%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 33 (3.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (3.22%) Markit EDM
3 16 (1.77%) Hi Portfolio
4 10 (1.11%) Dynamics AX
5 9 (1.00%) Dynamics NAV
6 5 (0.55%) Dynamics GP
6 5 (0.55%) SAP BPC
7 4 (0.44%) Cognos TM1
7 4 (0.44%) HFM
7 4 (0.44%) Hyperion Planning
8 3 (0.33%) Sage CRM
9 2 (0.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 2 (0.22%) SAP cProjects
9 2 (0.22%) SAP PM
9 2 (0.22%) Visualfiles
10 1 (0.11%) Infor M3
10 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
10 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 93 (10.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 52 (5.76%) Office 365
3 37 (4.10%) SaaS
4 13 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (0.78%) Google Analytics
7 5 (0.55%) Yammer
8 1 (0.11%) Bluemix
8 1 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.11%) IaaS
8 1 (0.11%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.11%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 83 (9.20%) DNS
2 78 (8.65%) DHCP
3 77 (8.54%) SAN
4 70 (7.76%) Firewall
5 39 (4.32%) LAN
6 36 (3.99%) WAN
7 19 (2.11%) VPN
8 14 (1.55%) TCP/IP
9 11 (1.22%) VoIP
10 8 (0.89%) HTTP
11 7 (0.78%) Cisco IOS
12 6 (0.67%) Internet
13 5 (0.55%) Remote Desktop
13 5 (0.55%) Wireless
14 4 (0.44%) WAAS
15 3 (0.33%) MPLS
15 3 (0.33%) NAS
15 3 (0.33%) NetScaler
15 3 (0.33%) SNMP
15 3 (0.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 365 (40.47%) SQL Server
2 88 (9.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 87 (9.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 33 (3.66%) Data Warehouse
5 32 (3.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 28 (3.10%) Data Mining
7 21 (2.33%) JasperReports
8 19 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
8 19 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
9 18 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
10 16 (1.77%) Big Data
11 14 (1.55%) Hadoop
11 14 (1.55%) NoSQL
12 13 (1.44%) MySQL
13 12 (1.33%) QlikView
14 11 (1.22%) Oracle Database
15 9 (1.00%) BusinessObjects
15 9 (1.00%) MS Access
15 9 (1.00%) Oracle BI EE
15 9 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 50 (5.54%) Visual Studio
2 26 (2.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (2.22%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 15 (1.66%) Git (software)
4 15 (1.66%) TeamCity
5 14 (1.55%) Selenium
6 11 (1.22%) Cucumber
7 10 (1.11%) JIRA
8 8 (0.89%) IntelliJ
9 7 (0.78%) Jenkins
10 6 (0.67%) MSTest
10 6 (0.67%) NUnit
11 4 (0.44%) HP UFT
11 4 (0.44%) MorphX
11 4 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
11 4 (0.44%) Subversion
12 3 (0.33%) MSI
12 3 (0.33%) SpecFlow
13 2 (0.22%) AdminStudio
13 2 (0.22%) JUnit
General
1 171 (18.96%) Finance
2 61 (6.76%) Banking
3 49 (5.43%) Marketing
4 27 (2.99%) Games
5 22 (2.44%) Telecoms
6 16 (1.77%) Manufacturing
7 15 (1.66%) Investment Banking
7 15 (1.66%) Legal
8 14 (1.55%) Back Office
9 10 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
10 8 (0.89%) Retail
11 6 (0.67%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.67%) Law
12 4 (0.44%) Advertising
13 3 (0.33%) Military
13 3 (0.33%) Publishing
13 3 (0.33%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.22%) Automotive
14 2 (0.22%) Billing
15 1 (0.11%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 300 (33.26%) Developer
2 131 (14.52%) Analyst
3 101 (11.20%) .NET Developer
4 70 (7.76%) C# Developer
4 70 (7.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 65 (7.21%) Consultant
6 61 (6.76%) Architect
7 57 (6.32%) Senior Developer
8 52 (5.76%) Software Developer
9 48 (5.32%) Support Analyst
10 40 (4.43%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 38 (4.21%) IT Engineer
11 38 (4.21%) SQL Developer
12 34 (3.77%) Microsoft Developer
13 29 (3.22%) Administrator
14 27 (2.99%) Software Engineer
15 25 (2.77%) C# .NET Developer
15 25 (2.77%) Support Engineer
16 24 (2.66%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
16 24 (2.66%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 296 (32.82%) .NET
2 153 (16.96%) ASP.NET
3 104 (11.53%) HTML
4 88 (9.76%) CSS
5 75 (8.31%) XML
6 54 (5.99%) .NET Framework
7 46 (5.10%) HTML5
8 45 (4.99%) Web Services
9 40 (4.43%) ASP.NET MVC
10 39 (4.32%) WPF
11 37 (4.10%) AngularJS
12 36 (3.99%) REST
13 35 (3.88%) WCF
14 30 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 30 (3.33%) jQuery
15 26 (2.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 24 (2.66%) CSS3
16 24 (2.66%) WinForms
17 23 (2.55%) Entity Framework
18 21 (2.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 115 (12.75%) Computer Science
2 91 (10.09%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (5.43%) Management Information System
4 38 (4.21%) Data Centre
5 33 (3.66%) User Experience
6 24 (2.66%) Enterprise Software
7 21 (2.33%) NHS
8 18 (2.00%) Clustering
8 18 (2.00%) Mobile App
9 16 (1.77%) Informatics
10 15 (1.66%) Mathematics
11 10 (1.11%) Driving Licence
11 10 (1.11%) Public Cloud
12 9 (1.00%) Visualisation
13 8 (0.89%) EPoS
13 8 (0.89%) Fixed Income
13 8 (0.89%) Statistics
14 7 (0.78%) Data Integration
15 6 (0.67%) Health Informatics
15 6 (0.67%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 280 (31.04%) Windows
2 149 (16.52%) Windows Server
3 122 (13.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 66 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 65 (7.21%) Linux
6 62 (6.87%) Unix
7 55 (6.10%) Windows Server 2003
8 48 (5.32%) Windows 7
9 34 (3.77%) Android
10 21 (2.33%) Apple iOS
11 19 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 16 (1.77%) Windows XP
13 13 (1.44%) Windows 8
14 11 (1.22%) Solaris
15 8 (0.89%) AIX
16 6 (0.67%) Windows 10
17 4 (0.44%) CentOS
18 3 (0.33%) Debian
18 3 (0.33%) OS/400
19 2 (0.22%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 221 (24.50%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (13.86%) ITIL
3 97 (10.75%) SDLC
4 96 (10.64%) MVC
5 95 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
6 88 (9.76%) Scrum
7 68 (7.54%) CRM
8 61 (6.76%) Business Analysis
9 60 (6.65%) Project Management
10 58 (6.43%) Mentoring
10 58 (6.43%) Stakeholder Management
11 55 (6.10%) Asset Management
12 51 (5.65%) TDD
13 45 (4.99%) OO
14 41 (4.55%) Change Management
14 41 (4.55%) SOA
15 38 (4.21%) Software Engineering
16 36 (3.99%) Data Analysis
17 35 (3.88%) ERP
17 35 (3.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 267 (29.60%) SQL
2 240 (26.61%) C#
3 119 (13.19%) JavaScript
4 54 (5.99%) Java
5 48 (5.32%) T-SQL
6 42 (4.66%) PowerShell
7 40 (4.43%) Perl
8 28 (3.10%) VB.NET
9 27 (2.99%) VB
10 21 (2.33%) Korn
11 20 (2.22%) Python
12 19 (2.11%) Shell Script
13 18 (2.00%) C++
13 18 (2.00%) Scala
13 18 (2.00%) VBA
14 12 (1.33%) R
14 12 (1.33%) Ruby
15 11 (1.22%) PL/SQL
16 9 (1.00%) VBScript
17 8 (0.89%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 220 (24.39%) Degree
2 72 (7.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 38 (4.21%) MCSE
4 22 (2.44%) MCP
5 18 (2.00%) HND
6 17 (1.88%) Security Cleared
7 16 (1.77%) SC Cleared
8 12 (1.33%) MCSA
9 11 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (1.11%) CCNA
10 10 (1.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 8 (0.89%) PMI Certification
12 7 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (0.67%) ISEB
13 6 (0.67%) ISTQB
13 6 (0.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 5 (0.55%) MCITP
14 5 (0.55%) PMP
14 5 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 4 (0.44%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (7.21%) SLA
2 20 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (2.11%) QA
4 14 (1.55%) COBIT
5 6 (0.67%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (0.44%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.33%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.11%) COSHH
8 1 (0.11%) P3O
8 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 152 (16.85%) Active Directory
2 116 (12.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (6.54%) Hyper-V
4 28 (3.10%) vSphere
5 14 (1.55%) XenApp
6 9 (1.00%) VMware ESX
6 9 (1.00%) XenDesktop
7 6 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (0.33%) MetaFrame
8 3 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.22%) Firmware
9 2 (0.22%) KVM
9 2 (0.22%) Squid
10 1 (0.11%) Docker
10 1 (0.11%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.11%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.11%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 65 (7.21%) SCCM
2 51 (5.65%) SCOM
3 12 (1.33%) Puppet
4 8 (0.89%) EMC NetWorker
4 8 (0.89%) Rundeck
5 5 (0.55%) McAfee ePO
5 5 (0.55%) NetBackup
5 5 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.44%) Backup Exec
6 4 (0.44%) Tivoli
6 4 (0.44%) WSUS
7 3 (0.33%) Ansible
7 3 (0.33%) Fluentd
7 3 (0.33%) Nagios
7 3 (0.33%) Nessus
7 3 (0.33%) QRadar
7 3 (0.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.11%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.11%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 139 (15.41%) VMware
2 114 (12.64%) Oracle
3 48 (5.32%) Dell
4 46 (5.10%) IBM
5 44 (4.88%) Cisco
6 43 (4.77%) Citrix
7 39 (4.32%) HP
8 37 (4.10%) Cegedim Rx
9 30 (3.33%) Red Hat
10 27 (2.99%) EMC
11 20 (2.22%) Kaspersky
11 20 (2.22%) Siemens
11 20 (2.22%) WatchGuard
12 19 (2.11%) Xamarin
13 16 (1.77%) Ab Initio
13 16 (1.77%) Google
14 13 (1.44%) Apple
15 12 (1.33%) Cognizant
15 12 (1.33%) Symantec
16 11 (1.22%) DevExpress
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