The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 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.

Microsoft
Scotland / Aberdeen
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 3 9
Rank change year-on-year -1 +6  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 12 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 28.57% 20.69% 12.07%
As % of the Vendors category 36.36% 46.15% 36.84%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 5
Median salary £50,000 £31,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +61.29% -7.46%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £21,400 £29,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £40,600 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

Microsoft is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Aberdeen
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 33 13 19
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen 78.57% 44.83% 32.76%
Number of salaries quoted 27 8 15
Median salary £45,000 £23,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +91.48% -42.68%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £19,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £44,800
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Aberdeen

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Aberdeen citing Microsoft as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Aberdeen

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

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

Salary trend for Microsoft in Aberdeen

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Aberdeen over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, 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 Aberdeen region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 11 (61.11%) Finance
2 9 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (44.44%) ERP
4 5 (27.78%) Windows
4 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
5 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 4 (22.22%) Office 365
5 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (22.22%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (16.67%) Skype for Business
6 3 (16.67%) Skype
6 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
6 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
6 3 (16.67%) Fit Analysis
6 3 (16.67%) SCCM
6 3 (16.67%) SCOM
6 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
6 3 (16.67%) Manufacturing
6 3 (16.67%) Advertising
6 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Logistics
7 2 (11.11%) Degree
7 2 (11.11%) ITIL
7 2 (11.11%) C
7 2 (11.11%) Windows 10
7 2 (11.11%) Dynamics NAV

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Aberdeen 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 3 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 9 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (11.11%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (22.22%) Azure Active Directory
2 4 (22.22%) Office 365
3 1 (5.56%) IaaS
3 1 (5.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.56%) Selenium
1 1 (5.56%) Subversion
1 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.56%) TestComplete
1 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (61.11%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Advertising
2 3 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.56%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Consultant
2 5 (27.78%) Functional Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Business Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Azure Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Azure Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Office 365 Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Office 365 Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Azure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Functional Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Office 365 Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) QA Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
1 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.56%) Aurelia
1 1 (5.56%) Ember.js
1 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.56%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (11.11%) Windows 10
4 1 (5.56%) Android
4 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) ERP
2 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (16.67%) Fit Analysis
3 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (11.11%) ITIL
4 2 (11.11%) ITIL V3
4 2 (11.11%) Logistics
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.56%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (5.56%) Data Acquisition
5 1 (5.56%) Integration Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Migration
5 1 (5.56%) Mobile Development
5 1 (5.56%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (5.56%) QA Automation
5 1 (5.56%) Scrum
5 1 (5.56%) SDLC
5 1 (5.56%) Smoke Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.56%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) C
2 1 (5.56%) C#
2 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) MCSA
3 1 (5.56%) MCSE
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 2 (11.11%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (16.67%) SCCM
2 3 (16.67%) SCOM
3 1 (5.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (5.56%) SCSM
3 1 (5.56%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Xamarin
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