Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 8 4
Rank change year-on-year +2 -4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 19 11 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 22.09% 13.58% 23.89%
As % of the Vendors category 48.72% 24.44% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 16 9 12
Aberdeen median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% -4.29% +1.88%
10th Percentile £36,250 £17,500 £31,375
90th Percentile £57,500 £49,900 £49,875
Scotland median annual salary £41,125 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.81% +6.67% -2.60%

Microsoft is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Aberdeen.

All Vendors
Aberdeen
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 39 45 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 45.35% 55.56% 47.79%
Number of salaries quoted 29 22 35
Aberdeen median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £36,250 £17,675 £22,800
90th Percentile £60,000 £54,175 £52,500
Scotland median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Aberdeen

Job postings citing Microsoft as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen.

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 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 15 (78.95%) ERP
2 14 (73.68%) Dynamics AX
3 13 (68.42%) Finance
4 6 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (21.05%) Logistics
5 4 (21.05%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Fit Analysis
7 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
7 2 (10.53%) Cisco
7 2 (10.53%) SQL
7 2 (10.53%) Windows
8 1 (5.26%) Linux
8 1 (5.26%) CRM
8 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
8 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
8 1 (5.26%) Oracle
8 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
8 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (5.26%) A+ Certification
8 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (5.26%) Internet
8 1 (5.26%) ITIL
8 1 (5.26%) Unix
8 1 (5.26%) VPN
8 1 (5.26%) Change Management
8 1 (5.26%) Retail
8 1 (5.26%) Multimedia

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 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 14 (73.68%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (5.26%) Office 365
2 1 (5.26%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
1 1 (5.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Selenium
1 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.26%) TestComplete
General
1 13 (68.42%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Multimedia
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Functional Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Consultant
4 4 (21.05%) Dynamics AX Consultant
4 4 (21.05%) Implementation Consultant
5 3 (15.79%) Business Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Developer
7 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Database Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support
7 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) ERP Support
7 1 (5.26%) QA Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) SQL Database Developer
7 1 (5.26%) SQL Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Test Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) Trainee
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Android
2 1 (5.26%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Unix
2 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) ERP
2 6 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (21.05%) Logistics
4 3 (15.79%) Fit Analysis
4 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Change Management
5 1 (5.26%) CRM
5 1 (5.26%) CRUD
5 1 (5.26%) Data Migration
5 1 (5.26%) Document Management
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL
5 1 (5.26%) Migration
5 1 (5.26%) QA Automation
5 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) A+ Certification
1 1 (5.26%) CCENT
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
1 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.26%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle