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 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Scotland / Aberdeen
Rank 2 8 12
Rank change year-on-year +6 +4  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 6 5 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 28.57% 12.82% 9.09%
As % of the Vendors category 50.00% 20.00% 23.91%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 7
Median salary £48,750 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.87% +2.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £29,600 £32,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £48,400
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.33% -  

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 12 25 46
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen 57.14% 64.10% 38.02%
Number of salaries quoted 9 18 39
Median salary £46,250 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.77% +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,450 £32,900 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,050
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
2 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server
3 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
3 5 (38.46%) Office 365
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (38.46%) Skype for Business
3 5 (38.46%) Skype
3 5 (38.46%) Azure Active Directory
3 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
3 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
3 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
3 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
4 4 (30.77%) ITIL
4 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
4 4 (30.77%) SCCM
4 4 (30.77%) SCOM
4 4 (30.77%) BitLocker
4 4 (30.77%) ITIL V3
4 4 (30.77%) Windows 10
5 3 (23.08%) Xamarin
5 3 (23.08%) Mobile Development
5 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
5 3 (23.08%) C#
5 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
5 3 (23.08%) SQL
5 3 (23.08%) .NET
6 2 (15.38%) Finance

Microsoft
Top Related 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 5 (38.46%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (38.46%) Azure Active Directory
2 5 (38.46%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) MySQL
3 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.69%) Subversion
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Advertising
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) .NET Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Azure Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Azure Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Office 365 Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Office 365 Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Functional Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
1 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
2 2 (15.38%) Ajax
2 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (15.38%) CSS
2 2 (15.38%) HTML
2 2 (15.38%) WCF
3 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
3 1 (7.69%) Aurelia
3 1 (7.69%) Ember.js
3 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
2 1 (7.69%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
1 6 (46.15%) Windows Server
2 4 (30.77%) Windows 10
3 1 (7.69%) Android
3 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL V3
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) Mobile Development
3 2 (15.38%) OO
4 1 (7.69%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (7.69%) Document Management
4 1 (7.69%) Economics
4 1 (7.69%) ERP
4 1 (7.69%) Fit Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum
4 1 (7.69%) SDLC
4 1 (7.69%) Smoke Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.69%) System Testing
4 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) C#
1 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
1 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 4 (30.77%) BitLocker
2 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (30.77%) SCCM
2 4 (30.77%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Xamarin
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
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