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 24 June 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 / Edinburgh
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 8 13
Rank change year-on-year -2 +5  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 166 175 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 13.60% 14.50% 11.84%
As % of the Vendors category 34.95% 35.79% 32.23%
Number of salaries quoted 119 91 122
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £27,500 £24,050
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

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 475 489 512
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 38.90% 40.51% 36.76%
Number of salaries quoted 277 249 329
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 124 (42.61%) Finance
2 120 (41.24%) SQL Server
3 91 (31.27%) SQL
4 82 (28.18%) Agile Software Development
5 80 (27.49%) Windows
6 78 (26.80%) .NET
7 73 (25.09%) C#
8 56 (19.24%) Active Directory
9 48 (16.49%) Microsoft Azure
10 47 (16.15%) Team Foundation Server
10 47 (16.15%) PowerShell
11 46 (15.81%) JavaScript
11 46 (15.81%) Windows Server
12 44 (15.12%) AngularJS
13 43 (14.78%) ITIL
14 38 (13.06%) Scrum
15 37 (12.71%) Project Management
16 36 (12.37%) Microsoft Office
16 36 (12.37%) CSS
16 36 (12.37%) Business Intelligence
16 36 (12.37%) Degree
16 36 (12.37%) Office 365
17 35 (12.03%) ASP.NET
17 35 (12.03%) HTML
18 34 (11.68%) VMware
19 32 (11.00%) MVC
19 32 (11.00%) Visual Studio
20 31 (10.65%) Oracle
20 31 (10.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 31 (10.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 27 (9.28%) MS Exchange
2 18 (6.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (5.84%) IIS
4 15 (5.15%) CMS
4 15 (5.15%) SAS
4 15 (5.15%) Skype for Business
5 12 (4.12%) SharePoint
6 9 (3.09%) EPiServer
7 7 (2.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (1.72%) Apache
8 5 (1.72%) JBoss
8 5 (1.72%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (1.37%) Tomcat
10 3 (1.03%) FileNet
11 2 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.34%) Confluence
12 1 (0.34%) Umbraco
Applications
1 36 (12.37%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (6.87%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (4.12%) Microsoft Project
4 9 (3.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (1.72%) Photoshop
6 4 (1.37%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (1.37%) InDesign
7 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (5.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.37%) iTrent
2 4 (1.37%) ResourceLink
3 2 (0.69%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.34%) assyst
4 1 (0.34%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 1 (0.34%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.34%) Sonata
4 1 (0.34%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 48 (16.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (12.37%) Office 365
3 22 (7.56%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (2.41%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (2.41%) Dynamics 365
4 7 (2.41%) PaaS
5 5 (1.72%) iPaaS
5 5 (1.72%) SaaS
6 4 (1.37%) Amazon S3
6 4 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.03%) Oracle Service Cloud
8 2 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.69%) IaaS
8 2 (0.69%) Yammer
9 1 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.34%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.34%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.19%) LAN
2 16 (5.50%) DNS
2 16 (5.50%) WAN
3 13 (4.47%) DHCP
4 11 (3.78%) SAN
5 10 (3.44%) Skype
6 9 (3.09%) Firewall
7 8 (2.75%) TCP/IP
8 7 (2.41%) Internet
9 6 (2.06%) NAS
10 4 (1.37%) HTTPS
10 4 (1.37%) Remote Desktop
10 4 (1.37%) SSL
10 4 (1.37%) VPN
11 3 (1.03%) iSCSI
11 3 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (0.69%) IP Telephony
12 2 (0.69%) Network Security
12 2 (0.69%) SSH
12 2 (0.69%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (41.24%) SQL Server
2 31 (10.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 31 (10.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 24 (8.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (4.47%) Relational Database
5 11 (3.78%) SQL Server 2014
6 9 (3.09%) Base SAS
6 9 (3.09%) QlikView
6 9 (3.09%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 9 (3.09%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 9 (3.09%) SAS Visual Analytics
6 9 (3.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (2.75%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (2.41%) Azure SQL Database
8 7 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.37%) MySQL
9 4 (1.37%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (1.03%) DB2
11 2 (0.69%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 47 (16.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 32 (11.00%) Visual Studio
3 14 (4.81%) JIRA
4 11 (3.78%) Cucumber
4 11 (3.78%) SpecFlow
5 10 (3.44%) HP UFT
5 10 (3.44%) Jenkins
5 10 (3.44%) Maven
6 9 (3.09%) Git (software)
6 9 (3.09%) Jasmine
6 9 (3.09%) ProC
7 7 (2.41%) Subversion
8 6 (2.06%) Eclipse
8 6 (2.06%) FitNesse
8 6 (2.06%) Selenium
9 5 (1.72%) JUnit
9 5 (1.72%) NSubstitute
9 5 (1.72%) NUnit
10 4 (1.37%) Dreamweaver
10 4 (1.37%) MSI
General
1 124 (42.61%) Finance
2 19 (6.53%) Banking
3 18 (6.19%) Marketing
4 7 (2.41%) Legal
5 4 (1.37%) Automotive
6 3 (1.03%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.03%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.69%) Back Office
7 2 (0.69%) Retail
8 1 (0.34%) German Language
8 1 (0.34%) Law
8 1 (0.34%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.34%) Publishing
8 1 (0.34%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 81 (27.84%) Developer
2 52 (17.87%) Analyst
3 32 (11.00%) Consultant
4 25 (8.59%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 22 (7.56%) SQL Developer
6 19 (6.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 19 (6.53%) SQL BI Developer
6 19 (6.53%) SQL Server BI Developer
6 19 (6.53%) SQL Server Developer
6 19 (6.53%) SSIS Developer
7 17 (5.84%) Support Analyst
8 16 (5.50%) .NET Developer
8 16 (5.50%) Architect
8 16 (5.50%) C# Developer
8 16 (5.50%) SSRS Developer
9 13 (4.47%) Project Manager
10 12 (4.12%) Test Analyst
11 11 (3.78%) Software Developer
12 10 (3.44%) Senior Developer
13 9 (3.09%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (26.80%) .NET
2 44 (15.12%) AngularJS
3 36 (12.37%) CSS
4 35 (12.03%) ASP.NET
4 35 (12.03%) HTML
5 25 (8.59%) ASP.NET MVC
6 24 (8.25%) jQuery
7 17 (5.84%) .NET Framework
8 16 (5.50%) ASP.NET Web API
9 14 (4.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 13 (4.47%) HTML5
11 12 (4.12%) CSS3
12 11 (3.78%) Web Services
13 10 (3.44%) Sass
14 9 (3.09%) Entity Framework
14 9 (3.09%) Gherkin
14 9 (3.09%) XML
15 7 (2.41%) WCF
16 6 (2.06%) Ajax
16 6 (2.06%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.53%) Data Centre
1 19 (6.53%) Greenfield Project
2 18 (6.19%) User Experience
3 16 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (5.50%) Enterprise Software
4 15 (5.15%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.75%) Fintech
5 8 (2.75%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.75%) Mobile App
6 7 (2.41%) Blackberry
7 6 (2.06%) PMI
7 6 (2.06%) Virtual Team
8 5 (1.72%) Fat Client
8 5 (1.72%) Thin Client
9 4 (1.37%) Driving Licence
9 4 (1.37%) Linux Command Line
9 4 (1.37%) Replication
10 3 (1.03%) IVR
11 2 (0.69%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 80 (27.49%) Windows
2 46 (15.81%) Windows Server
3 26 (8.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (7.90%) Linux
5 18 (6.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (2.75%) Windows 7
7 7 (2.41%) Android
7 7 (2.41%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.03%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.03%) Unix
8 3 (1.03%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.69%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.34%) MVS
10 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.34%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.34%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (28.18%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (14.78%) ITIL
3 38 (13.06%) Scrum
4 37 (12.71%) Project Management
5 36 (12.37%) Business Intelligence
6 32 (11.00%) MVC
7 26 (8.93%) CRM
7 26 (8.93%) ETL
8 23 (7.90%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (7.90%) TDD
9 21 (7.22%) Test Automation
10 20 (6.87%) Integration Testing
11 19 (6.53%) Analytics
11 19 (6.53%) Software Testing
11 19 (6.53%) System Integration Testing
12 18 (6.19%) Mentoring
12 18 (6.19%) PRINCE2
13 17 (5.84%) Responsive Web Design
14 16 (5.50%) SDLC
14 16 (5.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 91 (31.27%) SQL
2 73 (25.09%) C#
3 47 (16.15%) PowerShell
4 46 (15.81%) JavaScript
5 30 (10.31%) Java
6 28 (9.62%) T-SQL
7 15 (5.15%) Python
8 9 (3.09%) PROC SQL
8 9 (3.09%) SAS Macro
9 7 (2.41%) VBScript
10 6 (2.06%) Bash Shell
10 6 (2.06%) PHP
11 5 (1.72%) C++
11 5 (1.72%) Perl
11 5 (1.72%) VB
11 5 (1.72%) XPath
12 4 (1.37%) VBA
13 3 (1.03%) C
14 2 (0.69%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.34%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 36 (12.37%) Degree
2 16 (5.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (4.12%) MCP
4 9 (3.09%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (2.75%) CISSP
6 7 (2.41%) MCSE
7 6 (2.06%) PMI Certification
8 5 (1.72%) ISEB
8 5 (1.72%) Security Cleared
9 4 (1.37%) CCNA
9 4 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.37%) ISTQB
9 4 (1.37%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.69%) CCNP
10 2 (0.69%) HND
10 2 (0.69%) MBA
10 2 (0.69%) MCSA
10 2 (0.69%) PMP
10 2 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.12%) SLA
2 6 (2.06%) QA
3 5 (1.72%) PMO
4 2 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.34%) COBIT
5 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.34%) DO-178B
System Software
1 56 (19.24%) Active Directory
2 23 (7.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (6.53%) Hyper-V
4 16 (5.50%) Microsoft App-V
5 15 (5.15%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (4.47%) XenApp
7 11 (3.78%) XenDesktop
8 9 (3.09%) vSphere
9 5 (1.72%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (1.03%) BitLocker
10 3 (1.03%) DFS Replication
11 2 (0.69%) Firmware
11 2 (0.69%) NFS
11 2 (0.69%) Samba
11 2 (0.69%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 24 (8.25%) SCCM
2 23 (7.90%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (4.81%) Ansible
3 14 (4.81%) Puppet
4 11 (3.78%) SCOM
5 10 (3.44%) Microsoft Intune
6 9 (3.09%) Nagios
7 7 (2.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 7 (2.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 4 (1.37%) Capistrano
8 4 (1.37%) Microsoft Clustering
8 4 (1.37%) PowerCLI
8 4 (1.37%) yum
9 3 (1.03%) WSUS
10 2 (0.69%) DameWare
10 2 (0.69%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.34%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.34%) Nessus
11 1 (0.34%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 34 (11.68%) VMware
2 31 (10.65%) Oracle
3 29 (9.97%) Tableau
4 24 (8.25%) Citrix
5 21 (7.22%) Cisco
6 15 (5.15%) Symantec
7 13 (4.47%) F5
8 9 (3.09%) CA
8 9 (3.09%) Splunk
8 9 (3.09%) Teradata
8 9 (3.09%) Varonis
9 6 (2.06%) Google
10 5 (1.72%) HP
10 5 (1.72%) MuleSoft
10 5 (1.72%) Sitecore
11 4 (1.37%) Adobe
11 4 (1.37%) Cognos
11 4 (1.37%) Informatica
11 4 (1.37%) Northgate
11 4 (1.37%) Perforce
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