Period
to 21 August 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 21 August 2018 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 > Edinburgh
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 11 13
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 313 324 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 12.32% 12.79% 12.51%
As % of the Vendors category 33.40% 31.64% 31.55%
Number of salaries quoted 217 226 181
Edinburgh median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,600 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £59,850 £65,000 £63,750
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 Edinburgh.

All Vendors
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 937 1,024 992
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 36.88% 40.43% 39.66%
Number of salaries quoted 599 598 570
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,700 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Edinburgh

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Microsoft in Edinburgh

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 August 2018, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 126 (40.26%) SQL Server
2 96 (30.67%) .NET
3 89 (28.43%) SQL
3 89 (28.43%) C#
4 80 (25.56%) Microsoft Azure
5 77 (24.60%) Agile Software Development
5 77 (24.60%) Finance
6 75 (23.96%) Windows
7 56 (17.89%) ASP.NET
8 52 (16.61%) Problem-Solving
9 44 (14.06%) Active Directory
9 44 (14.06%) MVC
9 44 (14.06%) Team Foundation Server
10 43 (13.74%) Windows Server
11 42 (13.42%) Visual Studio
12 36 (11.50%) Linux
12 36 (11.50%) Microsoft Office
12 36 (11.50%) Software Engineering
13 35 (11.18%) Continuous Integration
14 34 (10.86%) Degree
14 34 (10.86%) Amazon AWS
15 32 (10.22%) Scrum
16 31 (9.90%) VMware
16 31 (9.90%) .NET Framework
17 29 (9.27%) DevOps
18 28 (8.95%) Decision-Making
19 27 (8.63%) TDD
19 27 (8.63%) Test Automation
19 27 (8.63%) Oracle
20 26 (8.31%) JavaScript

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 21 (6.71%) IIS
2 14 (4.47%) SharePoint
3 13 (4.15%) Apache
4 12 (3.83%) Tomcat
5 8 (2.56%) JBoss
6 7 (2.24%) MS Exchange
7 4 (1.28%) nginx
8 3 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.64%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.64%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.64%) WildFly
10 1 (0.32%) Appian
10 1 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.32%) CMS
10 1 (0.32%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.32%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 36 (11.50%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (6.07%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (3.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.92%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (1.92%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.32%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 10 (3.19%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (2.88%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.96%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 80 (25.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (10.86%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (7.99%) Office 365
4 9 (2.88%) Dynamics 365
5 7 (2.24%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.28%) Akamai
6 4 (1.28%) IaaS
6 4 (1.28%) SaaS
7 2 (0.64%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.64%) GitHub
7 2 (0.64%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.64%) npm
7 2 (0.64%) NuGet
8 1 (0.32%) Asana
8 1 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (8.31%) DNS
2 18 (5.75%) TCP/IP
3 16 (5.11%) Firewall
3 16 (5.11%) Network Security
4 12 (3.83%) LAN
5 10 (3.19%) DHCP
6 9 (2.88%) Kerberos
6 9 (2.88%) VPN
6 9 (2.88%) Wireshark
7 8 (2.56%) SSH
8 7 (2.24%) iSCSI
8 7 (2.24%) Skype
9 6 (1.92%) VLAN
10 5 (1.60%) Asterisk PBX
10 5 (1.60%) Ethernet
10 5 (1.60%) H.323
10 5 (1.60%) PBX
10 5 (1.60%) SAN
10 5 (1.60%) VoIP
10 5 (1.60%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (40.26%) SQL Server
2 25 (7.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (7.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (5.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 12 (3.83%) Relational Database
5 12 (3.83%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (3.19%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (2.24%) RDBMS
8 6 (1.92%) MySQL
9 4 (1.28%) GIS
9 4 (1.28%) Power BI
10 3 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (0.96%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (0.96%) SQL Server 2016
11 2 (0.64%) HBase
11 2 (0.64%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.64%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.64%) Redis
11 2 (0.64%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 44 (14.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 42 (13.42%) Visual Studio
3 22 (7.03%) Selenium
4 19 (6.07%) Git (software)
4 19 (6.07%) SpecFlow
5 18 (5.75%) Subversion
6 11 (3.51%) Jenkins
7 10 (3.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 8 (2.56%) Visual Studio Team System
9 6 (1.92%) Bugzilla
9 6 (1.92%) Protractor
10 5 (1.60%) Cucumber
10 5 (1.60%) FitNesse
10 5 (1.60%) HP UFT
10 5 (1.60%) Phabricator
11 4 (1.28%) Fiddler
11 4 (1.28%) Gatling
11 4 (1.28%) JMeter
11 4 (1.28%) LoadRunner
11 4 (1.28%) SilkPerformer
General
1 77 (24.60%) Finance
2 8 (2.56%) Marketing
3 7 (2.24%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.92%) Banking
4 6 (1.92%) Legal
5 5 (1.60%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.28%) Advertising
7 3 (0.96%) Automotive
7 3 (0.96%) Law
8 2 (0.64%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.64%) Retail
9 1 (0.32%) Front Office
9 1 (0.32%) Local Government
9 1 (0.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 65 (20.77%) Analyst
2 64 (20.45%) Developer
3 31 (9.90%) .NET Developer
4 23 (7.35%) Software Developer
5 22 (7.03%) Support Engineer
6 19 (6.07%) Senior Developer
7 17 (5.43%) 2nd Line Support
8 15 (4.79%) Administrator
8 15 (4.79%) DBA
8 15 (4.79%) IT Support
8 15 (4.79%) Support Analyst
8 15 (4.79%) Test Analyst
9 14 (4.47%) Applications Engineer
9 14 (4.47%) Senior .NET Developer
10 13 (4.15%) .NET Software Developer
10 13 (4.15%) C# Developer
10 13 (4.15%) Consultant
10 13 (4.15%) Senior Software Developer
11 12 (3.83%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 12 (3.83%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (30.67%) .NET
2 56 (17.89%) ASP.NET
3 31 (9.90%) .NET Framework
4 25 (7.99%) AngularJS
5 23 (7.35%) Web Services
6 19 (6.07%) ASP.NET MVC
6 19 (6.07%) CSS
7 18 (5.75%) HTML
8 17 (5.43%) ASP.NET Web API
9 12 (3.83%) jQuery
10 11 (3.51%) Entity Framework
11 9 (2.88%) LAMP
12 8 (2.56%) HTML5
12 8 (2.56%) OAuth
13 7 (2.24%) OAuth2
13 7 (2.24%) SAML
14 6 (1.92%) JSP
14 6 (1.92%) LDAP
14 6 (1.92%) Servlets
15 5 (1.60%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (7.99%) Enterprise Software
2 20 (6.39%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (5.75%) Computer Science
4 17 (5.43%) Fintech
5 12 (3.83%) Data Centre
6 8 (2.56%) Driving Licence
7 7 (2.24%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.24%) Private Cloud
7 7 (2.24%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (1.60%) Robotics
10 4 (1.28%) DataPower
10 4 (1.28%) Enterprise Cloud
10 4 (1.28%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.28%) User Experience
11 3 (0.96%) Replication
11 3 (0.96%) Smartphone
11 3 (0.96%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.64%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.64%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 75 (23.96%) Windows
2 43 (13.74%) Windows Server
3 36 (11.50%) Linux
4 18 (5.75%) Unix
5 16 (5.11%) Windows 10
6 14 (4.47%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (3.83%) Windows 7
8 11 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (2.24%) Windows XP
11 5 (1.60%) Debian
11 5 (1.60%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.96%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.64%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.64%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.32%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (24.60%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (16.61%) Problem-Solving
3 44 (14.06%) MVC
4 36 (11.50%) Software Engineering
5 35 (11.18%) Continuous Integration
6 32 (10.22%) Scrum
7 29 (9.27%) DevOps
8 28 (8.95%) Decision-Making
9 27 (8.63%) TDD
9 27 (8.63%) Test Automation
10 26 (8.31%) Business Intelligence
11 25 (7.99%) ITIL
12 24 (7.67%) Project Management
13 23 (7.35%) CRM
14 22 (7.03%) Continuous Improvement
15 21 (6.71%) Data Modelling
15 21 (6.71%) ETL
15 21 (6.71%) Migration
16 20 (6.39%) OO
17 18 (5.75%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 89 (28.43%) C#
1 89 (28.43%) SQL
2 26 (8.31%) JavaScript
3 22 (7.03%) PowerShell
3 22 (7.03%) T-SQL
4 15 (4.79%) Java
5 10 (3.19%) Python
6 9 (2.88%) VB.NET
7 8 (2.56%) Bash Shell
7 8 (2.56%) VB
8 7 (2.24%) C++
9 6 (1.92%) Bourne shell
9 6 (1.92%) C
9 6 (1.92%) Korn
9 6 (1.92%) sed
9 6 (1.92%) VBA
10 5 (1.60%) PHP
11 4 (1.28%) TypeScript
12 3 (0.96%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.96%) X++
Qualifications
1 34 (10.86%) Degree
2 14 (4.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (2.88%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (2.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 6 (1.92%) Security Cleared
6 5 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (1.28%) ISEB
8 3 (0.96%) CCNA
8 3 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.96%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.96%) MCP
8 3 (0.96%) MCSA
9 2 (0.64%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.64%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.64%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (0.64%) PMP
9 2 (0.64%) VCAP
9 2 (0.64%) VCDX
10 1 (0.32%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.32%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.15%) SLA
2 9 (2.88%) QA
3 6 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.60%) PMO
5 3 (0.96%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.96%) GDPR
5 3 (0.96%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.96%) PMBOK
6 2 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 44 (14.06%) Active Directory
2 17 (5.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.51%) NFS
3 11 (3.51%) Samba
4 8 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (2.24%) Hyper-V
6 5 (1.60%) Dovecot
6 5 (1.60%) iptables
6 5 (1.60%) Postfix
6 5 (1.60%) QEMU
6 5 (1.60%) VirtualBox
6 5 (1.60%) Xen
7 4 (1.28%) Docker
8 3 (0.96%) Firmware
9 2 (0.64%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.64%) vSphere
9 2 (0.64%) XenApp
10 1 (0.32%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 23 (7.35%) SCCM
2 8 (2.56%) vCenter Server
3 6 (1.92%) DameWare
3 6 (1.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (1.60%) Proxmox
5 4 (1.28%) Kibana
6 2 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.64%) SCOM
7 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.32%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (9.90%) VMware
2 27 (8.63%) Oracle
3 15 (4.79%) Cisco
4 14 (4.47%) SAP
5 11 (3.51%) IBM
6 10 (3.19%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (2.24%) HP
8 6 (1.92%) Citrix
9 3 (0.96%) Meraki
9 3 (0.96%) Pega
9 3 (0.96%) Tableau
9 3 (0.96%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.64%) BMC
10 2 (0.64%) Dell
10 2 (0.64%) EMC
10 2 (0.64%) Google
10 2 (0.64%) Ping Identity
10 2 (0.64%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.64%) Remedy
10 2 (0.64%) Sun