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 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 / Edinburgh
Rank 15 15 14
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 124 143 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 11.09% 10.66% 12.43%
As % of the Vendors category 27.25% 27.61% 34.08%
Number of salaries quoted 93 97 121
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,600 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £64,500 £55,000
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 Edinburgh.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 455 518 493
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 40.70% 38.63% 36.46%
Number of salaries quoted 303 318 299
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +26.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £53,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh 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 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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Edinburgh

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 107 (44.21%) SQL Server
2 99 (40.91%) Finance
3 98 (40.50%) MS Excel
4 78 (32.23%) .NET
4 78 (32.23%) C#
5 76 (31.40%) Windows
6 64 (26.45%) SQL
6 64 (26.45%) Agile Software Development
7 51 (21.07%) Team Foundation Server
8 46 (19.01%) ASP.NET
9 42 (17.36%) Visual Studio
9 42 (17.36%) Active Directory
10 39 (16.12%) Windows Server
11 37 (15.29%) Scrum
12 35 (14.46%) JavaScript
13 34 (14.05%) MVC
14 33 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
15 32 (13.22%) AngularJS
16 31 (12.81%) .NET Framework
16 31 (12.81%) Degree
17 28 (11.57%) Continuous Integration
17 28 (11.57%) Project Management
17 28 (11.57%) HTML
17 28 (11.57%) CSS
17 28 (11.57%) MS Office
18 26 (10.74%) Business Intelligence
18 26 (10.74%) VMware
18 26 (10.74%) PowerShell
19 24 (9.92%) Test Automation
19 24 (9.92%) TDD

Microsoft
Top Related 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 20 (8.26%) MS Exchange
2 15 (6.20%) IIS
3 13 (5.37%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (4.55%) CMS
5 9 (3.72%) SharePoint
6 8 (3.31%) Skype for Business
7 7 (2.89%) JBoss
8 5 (2.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (1.65%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (1.24%) Apache
10 3 (1.24%) EPiServer
10 3 (1.24%) SAS
11 2 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.83%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.41%) Confluence
12 1 (0.41%) Umbraco
Applications
1 98 (40.50%) MS Excel
2 28 (11.57%) MS Office
3 14 (5.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (2.48%) MS Project
5 3 (1.24%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.24%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.83%) Sonata
4 1 (0.41%) assyst
4 1 (0.41%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 1 (0.41%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 33 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (7.02%) Office 365
3 13 (5.37%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (2.07%) PaaS
5 4 (1.65%) iPaaS
6 2 (0.83%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.41%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.41%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.41%) IaaS
7 1 (0.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (7.44%) LAN
2 16 (6.61%) Firewall
3 15 (6.20%) WAN
4 10 (4.13%) DNS
5 8 (3.31%) VPN
6 7 (2.89%) Internet
7 6 (2.48%) DHCP
7 6 (2.48%) SAN
7 6 (2.48%) Skype
7 6 (2.48%) TCP/IP
8 3 (1.24%) IP Telephony
8 3 (1.24%) iSCSI
8 3 (1.24%) Network Security
8 3 (1.24%) SSH
9 2 (0.83%) NAS
9 2 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.41%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (0.41%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (0.41%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.41%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (44.21%) SQL Server
2 21 (8.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 21 (8.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (6.61%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (2.89%) SQL Server 2014
5 6 (2.48%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (2.07%) Azure SQL Database
6 5 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (2.07%) Relational Database
6 5 (2.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.24%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (1.24%) DB2
7 3 (1.24%) QlikView
7 3 (1.24%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.83%) MS Access
8 2 (0.83%) MySQL
8 2 (0.83%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.83%) Oracle Exadata
8 2 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.83%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 51 (21.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 42 (17.36%) Visual Studio
3 20 (8.26%) SpecFlow
4 19 (7.85%) Git (software)
5 14 (5.79%) Subversion
6 12 (4.96%) NUnit
7 11 (4.55%) Cucumber
7 11 (4.55%) HP UFT
7 11 (4.55%) Selenium
7 11 (4.55%) WebDriver
8 9 (3.72%) MSTest
9 8 (3.31%) Jenkins
9 8 (3.31%) Maven
10 5 (2.07%) Eclipse
10 5 (2.07%) FitNesse
10 5 (2.07%) JUnit
10 5 (2.07%) NSubstitute
11 3 (1.24%) Jasmine
11 3 (1.24%) JIRA
11 3 (1.24%) Moq
General
1 99 (40.91%) Finance
2 13 (5.37%) Marketing
3 8 (3.31%) Banking
4 3 (1.24%) Financial Institution
4 3 (1.24%) Legal
4 3 (1.24%) Retail
5 2 (0.83%) Brand Awareness
5 2 (0.83%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.83%) Retail Banking
5 2 (0.83%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.41%) Advertising
6 1 (0.41%) Back Office
6 1 (0.41%) Billing
6 1 (0.41%) German Language
6 1 (0.41%) Local Government
6 1 (0.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 64 (26.45%) Analyst
2 52 (21.49%) Developer
3 22 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 18 (7.44%) Programmer
5 16 (6.61%) .NET Analyst Programmer
5 16 (6.61%) .NET Programmer
5 16 (6.61%) Analyst Programmer
5 16 (6.61%) Test Engineer
6 15 (6.20%) C# Programmer
6 15 (6.20%) SQL Developer
6 15 (6.20%) Test Analyst
7 14 (5.79%) .NET Developer
7 14 (5.79%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 13 (5.37%) Software Developer
8 13 (5.37%) SQL BI Developer
8 13 (5.37%) SQL Server BI Developer
8 13 (5.37%) SQL Server Developer
8 13 (5.37%) SSIS Developer
8 13 (5.37%) SSRS Developer
8 13 (5.37%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (32.23%) .NET
2 46 (19.01%) ASP.NET
3 32 (13.22%) AngularJS
4 31 (12.81%) .NET Framework
5 28 (11.57%) CSS
5 28 (11.57%) HTML
6 22 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
7 21 (8.68%) ASP.NET MVC
8 20 (8.26%) Gherkin
9 13 (5.37%) jQuery
10 10 (4.13%) Entity Framework
10 10 (4.13%) XML
11 8 (3.31%) HTML5
12 7 (2.89%) CSS3
12 7 (2.89%) Web Services
13 6 (2.48%) SOAP
13 6 (2.48%) WCF
14 5 (2.07%) REST
14 5 (2.07%) XML Schema
14 5 (2.07%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 22 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (5.37%) Data Centre
3 8 (3.31%) Computer Science
3 8 (3.31%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.48%) Fintech
5 5 (2.07%) Blackberry
6 4 (1.65%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.24%) Replication
7 3 (1.24%) User Experience
8 2 (0.83%) e-Learning
8 2 (0.83%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.83%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.83%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.83%) Thin Client
8 2 (0.83%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.41%) iPad
9 1 (0.41%) Social Media
9 1 (0.41%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 76 (31.40%) Windows
2 39 (16.12%) Windows Server
3 22 (9.09%) Linux
4 20 (8.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (4.96%) Windows 7
5 12 (4.96%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (2.07%) Ubuntu
6 5 (2.07%) Unix
6 5 (2.07%) Windows 10
6 5 (2.07%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (2.07%) Windows XP
7 4 (1.65%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.24%) Android
8 3 (1.24%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.41%) MVS
10 1 (0.41%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (26.45%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (15.29%) Scrum
3 34 (14.05%) MVC
4 28 (11.57%) Continuous Integration
4 28 (11.57%) Project Management
5 26 (10.74%) Business Intelligence
6 24 (9.92%) TDD
6 24 (9.92%) Test Automation
7 23 (9.50%) ITIL
8 21 (8.68%) OO
9 18 (7.44%) Software Testing
10 16 (6.61%) ETL
11 15 (6.20%) SDLC
11 15 (6.20%) User Acceptance Testing
12 14 (5.79%) Mentoring
13 13 (5.37%) DevOps
13 13 (5.37%) Integration Testing
13 13 (5.37%) System Integration Testing
13 13 (5.37%) User Stories
14 12 (4.96%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 78 (32.23%) C#
2 64 (26.45%) SQL
3 35 (14.46%) JavaScript
4 26 (10.74%) PowerShell
5 24 (9.92%) Java
6 18 (7.44%) T-SQL
7 6 (2.48%) Bash Shell
7 6 (2.48%) Python
8 5 (2.07%) PL/SQL
8 5 (2.07%) VBScript
8 5 (2.07%) XPath
9 3 (1.24%) Perl
9 3 (1.24%) VB
10 2 (0.83%) Bourne shell
10 2 (0.83%) Korn
11 1 (0.41%) F#
11 1 (0.41%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.41%) R
11 1 (0.41%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 31 (12.81%) Degree
2 10 (4.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (3.31%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (2.89%) CCNA
5 6 (2.48%) CISSP
5 6 (2.48%) MCSE
6 4 (1.65%) ISEB
7 3 (1.24%) CCNP
7 3 (1.24%) MCITP
7 3 (1.24%) MCP
7 3 (1.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (1.24%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.24%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.83%) HND
8 2 (0.83%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.41%) JNCIP
9 1 (0.41%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.72%) PMO
2 5 (2.07%) QA
3 3 (1.24%) COBIT
3 3 (1.24%) SLA
4 2 (0.83%) Data Quality
System Software
1 42 (17.36%) Active Directory
2 20 (8.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (5.37%) Hyper-V
3 13 (5.37%) Microsoft App-V
4 9 (3.72%) XenApp
5 8 (3.31%) XenDesktop
6 5 (2.07%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.24%) BitLocker
7 3 (1.24%) NFS
7 3 (1.24%) Samba
8 2 (0.83%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (0.83%) NDS
8 2 (0.83%) NetIQ eDirectory
8 2 (0.83%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.83%) UAG
8 2 (0.83%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.83%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.83%) vSphere
9 1 (0.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.41%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 21 (8.68%) SCCM
2 9 (3.72%) Ansible
2 9 (3.72%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (3.72%) Puppet
2 9 (3.72%) SCOM
3 5 (2.07%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (2.07%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 5 (2.07%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 4 (1.65%) DameWare
5 2 (0.83%) Capistrano
5 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.83%) Nagios
5 2 (0.83%) NetIQ Identity Manager
5 2 (0.83%) PowerCLI
5 2 (0.83%) yum
6 1 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.41%) Iperf
6 1 (0.41%) Nessus
6 1 (0.41%) SCSM
Vendors
1 26 (10.74%) VMware
2 22 (9.09%) Cisco
3 20 (8.26%) Oracle
4 19 (7.85%) Tableau
5 16 (6.61%) Citrix
6 9 (3.72%) Symantec
7 6 (2.48%) Intel Security
8 5 (2.07%) CA
8 5 (2.07%) F5
8 5 (2.07%) MuleSoft
8 5 (2.07%) Sitecore
8 5 (2.07%) Varonis
9 3 (1.24%) Cognos
9 3 (1.24%) EMC
9 3 (1.24%) Google
9 3 (1.24%) Sophos
9 3 (1.24%) WatchGuard
10 2 (0.83%) Bloomberg
10 2 (0.83%) MicroStrategy
10 2 (0.83%) Red Hat
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