Period
to 14 August 2020

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 14 August 2020 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
14 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 13 21 11
Rank change year-on-year +8 -10 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 117 254 316
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Edinburgh 13.45% 9.97% 12.49%
As % of the Vendors category 44.15% 28.60% 34.13%
Number of salaries quoted 73 166 226
Median annual salary £50,000 £43,750 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +10.76% -7.06%
10th Percentile £36,000 £27,309 £26,063
90th Percentile £59,500 £59,750 £63,750
Scotland median annual salary £49,500 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +19.28% -2.35% +6.25%

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 265 888 926
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 30.46% 34.85% 36.59%
Number of salaries quoted 139 542 584
Median annual salary £52,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.47% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £27,900
90th Percentile £65,000 £72,000 £75,000
Scotland median annual salary £49,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.88%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Edinburgh

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microsoft in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for Microsoft in Edinburgh

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 14 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 14 August 2020, 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 51 (43.59%) Azure
2 38 (32.48%) SQL Server
3 35 (29.91%) Windows
4 33 (28.21%) C#
5 29 (24.79%) .NET
6 27 (23.08%) SQL
7 26 (22.22%) Active Directory
7 26 (22.22%) Finance
8 25 (21.37%) Office 365
9 23 (19.66%) Agile Software Development
10 20 (17.09%) PowerShell
10 20 (17.09%) VMware
10 20 (17.09%) JavaScript
11 19 (16.24%) Business Intelligence
11 19 (16.24%) VMware Infrastructure
12 18 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 17 (14.53%) Python
13 17 (14.53%) AWS
14 16 (13.68%) Degree
14 16 (13.68%) Analytics
15 15 (12.82%) Linux
16 14 (11.97%) MVC
16 14 (11.97%) Video Conferencing
17 13 (11.11%) Oracle
17 13 (11.11%) Windows Server
18 12 (10.26%) HTML
18 12 (10.26%) ASP.NET
18 12 (10.26%) SCCM
18 12 (10.26%) PaaS
18 12 (10.26%) Retail

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 11 (9.40%) Skype for Business
2 6 (5.13%) ArcGIS
3 5 (4.27%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.42%) IIS
5 2 (1.71%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.71%) SAS
6 1 (0.85%) Apache
6 1 (0.85%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.85%) CMS
6 1 (0.85%) nginx
6 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.85%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (5.98%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (5.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (4.27%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.85%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.85%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.85%) InDesign
4 1 (0.85%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (3.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.85%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 51 (43.59%) Azure
2 25 (21.37%) Office 365
3 17 (14.53%) AWS
4 12 (10.26%) PaaS
5 9 (7.69%) IaaS
6 7 (5.98%) Power Platform
7 6 (5.13%) SaaS
8 3 (2.56%) Azure Data Factory
8 3 (2.56%) Data Lake Analytics
8 3 (2.56%) GCP
9 2 (1.71%) Trello
10 1 (0.85%) Apigee
10 1 (0.85%) Azure Machine Learning
10 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.85%) Datadog
10 1 (0.85%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.85%) Kong
10 1 (0.85%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.40%) DNS
2 10 (8.55%) WAN
3 7 (5.98%) LAN
4 6 (5.13%) Network Security
4 6 (5.13%) Skype
4 6 (5.13%) Unified Communications
5 5 (4.27%) DHCP
6 4 (3.42%) Firewall
6 4 (3.42%) TCP/IP
6 4 (3.42%) VoIP
7 3 (2.56%) iSCSI
7 3 (2.56%) NAS
7 3 (2.56%) SAN
7 3 (2.56%) VLAN
8 2 (1.71%) Internet
9 1 (0.85%) BIG-IP
9 1 (0.85%) H.323
9 1 (0.85%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.85%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (0.85%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (32.48%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (9.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (6.84%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (5.98%) Power BI
6 4 (3.42%) Azure SQL Database
6 4 (3.42%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 4 (3.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (2.56%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.56%) Data Lake
7 3 (2.56%) DB2
7 3 (2.56%) GIS
7 3 (2.56%) PolyBase
7 3 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.71%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.71%) Qlik Sense
8 2 (1.71%) QlikView
8 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 10 (8.55%) Git (software)
1 10 (8.55%) Visual Studio
2 9 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (5.13%) JIRA
4 4 (3.42%) Selenium
5 3 (2.56%) CMake
5 3 (2.56%) Cucumber
5 3 (2.56%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.56%) TestRail
6 2 (1.71%) Bitbucket
6 2 (1.71%) JMeter
6 2 (1.71%) Mocha
6 2 (1.71%) NUnit
6 2 (1.71%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (1.71%) Spock
6 2 (1.71%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.85%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.85%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.85%) Balsamiq
7 1 (0.85%) Toad
General
1 26 (22.22%) Finance
2 12 (10.26%) Retail
3 8 (6.84%) Manufacturing
4 7 (5.98%) Banking
5 4 (3.42%) Billing
5 4 (3.42%) Public Sector
5 4 (3.42%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.71%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.71%) Legal
7 1 (0.85%) Advertising
7 1 (0.85%) Games
7 1 (0.85%) Law
7 1 (0.85%) Marketing
7 1 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 28 (23.93%) Developer
2 18 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (8.55%) Analyst
4 9 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 9 (7.69%) Technical Specialist
5 6 (5.13%) C# Developer
5 6 (5.13%) Software Developer
5 6 (5.13%) Software Engineer
6 5 (4.27%) Azure Developer
6 5 (4.27%) Azure Engineer
6 5 (4.27%) Unified Communications Specialist
7 4 (3.42%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 4 (3.42%) Cloud Engineer
7 4 (3.42%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (3.42%) Consultant
7 4 (3.42%) IT Director
7 4 (3.42%) Presales Specialist
7 4 (3.42%) Senior Developer
7 4 (3.42%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (3.42%) Technology Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (24.79%) .NET
2 12 (10.26%) ASP.NET
2 12 (10.26%) HTML
3 10 (8.55%) .NET Framework
4 9 (7.69%) CSS
5 8 (6.84%) WinForms
6 7 (5.98%) .NET Core
7 6 (5.13%) AngularJS
8 5 (4.27%) Web Services
8 5 (4.27%) WPF
9 4 (3.42%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (3.42%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (3.42%) ServiceStack
10 3 (2.56%) Entity Framework
10 3 (2.56%) HTML5
10 3 (2.56%) jQuery
10 3 (2.56%) Qt
10 3 (2.56%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (2.56%) REST
10 3 (2.56%) VTK
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.97%) Video Conferencing
2 10 (8.55%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.27%) PKI
3 5 (4.27%) Public Cloud
4 4 (3.42%) Analytical Mindset
4 4 (3.42%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.56%) 3D Graphics
5 3 (2.56%) Algorithms
5 3 (2.56%) CUDA
5 3 (2.56%) Microsoft Licensing
6 2 (1.71%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.71%) Renewable Energy
6 2 (1.71%) SCADA
6 2 (1.71%) User Experience
7 1 (0.85%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.85%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.85%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 35 (29.91%) Windows
2 15 (12.82%) Linux
3 13 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 8 (6.84%) Windows 10
5 7 (5.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (5.98%) Windows Server 2016
6 6 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.71%) Unix
7 2 (1.71%) Windows Server 2019
8 1 (0.85%) AIX
8 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.85%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.85%) Solaris
8 1 (0.85%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (19.66%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (16.24%) Business Intelligence
3 18 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 16 (13.68%) Analytics
5 14 (11.97%) MVC
6 11 (9.40%) Software Engineering
6 11 (9.40%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (8.55%) Machine Learning
8 9 (7.69%) Artificial Intelligence
8 9 (7.69%) Computer Science
9 8 (6.84%) Migration
9 8 (6.84%) Project Delivery
9 8 (6.84%) Project Management
10 7 (5.98%) Data Modelling
10 7 (5.98%) ITIL
10 7 (5.98%) Problem-Solving
11 6 (5.13%) DevOps
11 6 (5.13%) Scrum
12 5 (4.27%) Cybersecurity
12 5 (4.27%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 33 (28.21%) C#
2 27 (23.08%) SQL
3 20 (17.09%) JavaScript
3 20 (17.09%) PowerShell
4 17 (14.53%) Python
5 7 (5.98%) Bash Shell
6 4 (3.42%) PL/SQL
7 3 (2.56%) C
7 3 (2.56%) C++
7 3 (2.56%) C-shell
7 3 (2.56%) Fortran
7 3 (2.56%) Java
7 3 (2.56%) R
7 3 (2.56%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.56%) U-SQL
8 2 (1.71%) PHP
8 2 (1.71%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.85%) Go
9 1 (0.85%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (13.68%) Degree
2 6 (5.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.71%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.71%) MCSA
3 2 (1.71%) MCSE
3 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.85%) CISM
4 1 (0.85%) CISSP
4 1 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.85%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.85%) PhD
4 1 (0.85%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.56%) GDPR
2 2 (1.71%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.71%) SLA
3 1 (0.85%) COBIT
3 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (0.85%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.85%) QA
3 1 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 26 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 19 (16.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.13%) XenApp
4 5 (4.27%) Hyper-V
4 5 (4.27%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (2.56%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (10.26%) SCCM
2 4 (3.42%) Terraform
3 2 (1.71%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.71%) Nagios
3 2 (1.71%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.85%) Ansible
4 1 (0.85%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.85%) Consul
4 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.85%) Puppet
4 1 (0.85%) SCOM
4 1 (0.85%) WSUS
4 1 (0.85%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 20 (17.09%) VMware
2 13 (11.11%) Oracle
3 11 (9.40%) Cisco
4 8 (6.84%) Citrix
5 5 (4.27%) Databricks
5 5 (4.27%) Google
6 4 (3.42%) Adobe
6 4 (3.42%) BT
6 4 (3.42%) SAP
7 3 (2.56%) Capita
7 3 (2.56%) ESRI
7 3 (2.56%) Veeam
8 2 (1.71%) F5
8 2 (1.71%) Informatica
8 2 (1.71%) Teradata
9 1 (0.85%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.85%) Forcepoint
9 1 (0.85%) IBM
9 1 (0.85%) Micro Focus
9 1 (0.85%) Sony