Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 16 14
Rank change year-on-year +5 -2 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 292 320 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 11.61% 12.13% 10.44%
As % of the Vendors category 32.44% 31.78% 25.62%
Number of salaries quoted 195 207 150
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £27,050 £27,300 £26,577
90th Percentile £62,250 £61,250 £60,125
Scotland median annual salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.35% +6.25% +6.67%

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 900 1,007 921
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 35.79% 38.17% 40.75%
Number of salaries quoted 550 616 614
Edinburgh median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £44,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -3.95% +4.12%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,500 £29,505
90th Percentile £75,000 £66,250 £73,750
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +3.66%

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 18 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 129 (44.18%) SQL Server
2 108 (36.99%) C#
3 106 (36.30%) .NET
4 96 (32.88%) Finance
5 83 (28.42%) Agile Software Development
6 71 (24.32%) Microsoft Azure
7 70 (23.97%) Windows
8 66 (22.60%) SQL
9 63 (21.58%) DevOps
10 54 (18.49%) Team Foundation Server
11 53 (18.15%) Problem-Solving
12 52 (17.81%) ASP.NET
13 50 (17.12%) Continuous Integration
14 48 (16.44%) Visual Studio
15 45 (15.41%) Active Directory
15 45 (15.41%) Windows Server
16 44 (15.07%) MVC
17 42 (14.38%) PowerShell
18 39 (13.36%) VMware
19 37 (12.67%) Microsoft Office
20 36 (12.33%) JavaScript
21 35 (11.99%) Office 365
22 33 (11.30%) Release Management
23 32 (10.96%) Decision-Making
24 30 (10.27%) Project Management
24 30 (10.27%) AngularJS
25 27 (9.25%) HTML
25 27 (9.25%) Unix
25 27 (9.25%) Python
25 27 (9.25%) Degree

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 16 (5.48%) IIS
2 13 (4.45%) SharePoint
3 10 (3.42%) MS Exchange
4 7 (2.40%) Tomcat
5 6 (2.05%) Apache
5 6 (2.05%) Confluence
5 6 (2.05%) SAS
6 4 (1.37%) JBoss
7 3 (1.03%) nginx
7 3 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.68%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.34%) CMS
9 1 (0.34%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 37 (12.67%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (4.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (3.08%) MS Visio
4 8 (2.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (1.03%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (2.40%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (2.05%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.03%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.34%) Carpe Diem
Cloud Services
1 71 (24.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (11.99%) Office 365
3 21 (7.19%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (2.74%) Dynamics 365
5 6 (2.05%) PaaS
6 5 (1.71%) IaaS
7 4 (1.37%) SaaS
8 3 (1.03%) Akamai
9 2 (0.68%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.68%) npm
9 2 (0.68%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 26 (8.90%) DNS
2 17 (5.82%) LAN
3 14 (4.79%) WAN
4 13 (4.45%) DHCP
5 10 (3.42%) Firewall
6 7 (2.40%) TCP/IP
7 6 (2.05%) Cisco IOS
7 6 (2.05%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (1.37%) SAN
8 4 (1.37%) SSH
9 3 (1.03%) HTTP
9 3 (1.03%) iSCSI
9 3 (1.03%) Kerberos
9 3 (1.03%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (1.03%) Reverse Proxy
9 3 (1.03%) Wireshark
10 2 (0.68%) VLAN
10 2 (0.68%) VPN
10 2 (0.68%) Wireless
11 1 (0.34%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (44.18%) SQL Server
2 27 (9.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (5.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (4.45%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (4.45%) Power BI
5 11 (3.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (3.08%) Relational Database
7 8 (2.74%) QlikView
7 8 (2.74%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (1.71%) GIS
8 5 (1.71%) Qlik Sense
9 3 (1.03%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (1.03%) SQL Server 2016
9 3 (1.03%) SSDT
10 2 (0.68%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.68%) OLAP
10 2 (0.68%) OLAP Cube
10 2 (0.68%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 54 (18.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 48 (16.44%) Visual Studio
3 25 (8.56%) Selenium
3 25 (8.56%) Visual Studio Team System
4 22 (7.53%) SpecFlow
5 13 (4.45%) Jenkins
5 13 (4.45%) JIRA
5 13 (4.45%) Subversion
6 12 (4.11%) Git (software)
7 5 (1.71%) Bugzilla
8 4 (1.37%) Cucumber
8 4 (1.37%) Gatling
8 4 (1.37%) JMeter
8 4 (1.37%) LoadRunner
8 4 (1.37%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (1.37%) SilkPerformer
9 3 (1.03%) Fiddler
9 3 (1.03%) FitNesse
9 3 (1.03%) HP UFT
9 3 (1.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 96 (32.88%) Finance
2 7 (2.40%) Marketing
3 6 (2.05%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.37%) Banking
4 4 (1.37%) Law
4 4 (1.37%) Retail
5 2 (0.68%) Advertising
5 2 (0.68%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.34%) Back Office
6 1 (0.34%) French Language
6 1 (0.34%) Games
6 1 (0.34%) Legal
6 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.34%) Military
Job Titles
1 79 (27.05%) Developer
2 45 (15.41%) .NET Developer
3 38 (13.01%) Senior Developer
4 37 (12.67%) Software Developer
5 31 (10.62%) Analyst
6 27 (9.25%) Senior Software Developer
7 26 (8.90%) Administrator
8 24 (8.22%) Senior .NET Developer
9 22 (7.53%) .NET Software Developer
9 22 (7.53%) C# Developer
10 19 (6.51%) Senior .NET Software Developer
10 19 (6.51%) Senior DevOps
10 19 (6.51%) Support Engineer
11 17 (5.82%) Consultant
11 17 (5.82%) DevOps Developer
11 17 (5.82%) Technical Developer
12 16 (5.48%) C# .NET Developer
12 16 (5.48%) DBA
13 14 (4.79%) IT Support
14 13 (4.45%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (36.30%) .NET
2 52 (17.81%) ASP.NET
3 30 (10.27%) AngularJS
4 27 (9.25%) HTML
5 26 (8.90%) .NET Framework
6 20 (6.85%) ASP.NET Web API
7 18 (6.16%) ASP.NET MVC
8 17 (5.82%) CSS
9 15 (5.14%) jQuery
10 12 (4.11%) Web Services
11 11 (3.77%) HTML5
12 9 (3.08%) WPF
13 8 (2.74%) .NET Core
13 8 (2.74%) LDAP
13 8 (2.74%) OAuth
13 8 (2.74%) React
13 8 (2.74%) SAML
14 7 (2.40%) OAuth2
14 7 (2.40%) RESTful
14 7 (2.40%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.14%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.11%) Data Centre
3 11 (3.77%) Fintech
4 10 (3.42%) Replication
5 9 (3.08%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (2.05%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.05%) User Experience
7 5 (1.71%) Driving Licence
8 4 (1.37%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.37%) DataPower
9 3 (1.03%) Clustering
9 3 (1.03%) Enterprise Cloud
9 3 (1.03%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.68%) Blog
10 2 (0.68%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.68%) Self-Motivation
11 1 (0.34%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.34%) FMCG
11 1 (0.34%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 70 (23.97%) Windows
2 45 (15.41%) Windows Server
3 27 (9.25%) Unix
4 25 (8.56%) Windows 10
5 22 (7.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (7.19%) Linux
7 17 (5.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (4.79%) Windows 7
9 6 (2.05%) Mac OS
10 4 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (1.03%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.68%) Android
13 1 (0.34%) AIX
13 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.34%) Solaris
13 1 (0.34%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (28.42%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (21.58%) DevOps
3 53 (18.15%) Problem-Solving
4 50 (17.12%) Continuous Integration
5 44 (15.07%) MVC
6 33 (11.30%) Release Management
7 32 (10.96%) Decision-Making
8 30 (10.27%) Project Management
9 27 (9.25%) Software Engineering
10 26 (8.90%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 25 (8.56%) Scrum
12 23 (7.88%) Continuous Improvement
12 23 (7.88%) TDD
13 20 (6.85%) ITIL
13 20 (6.85%) OO
13 20 (6.85%) Test Automation
14 19 (6.51%) PRINCE2
15 18 (6.16%) Computer Science
15 18 (6.16%) Migration
16 17 (5.82%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 108 (36.99%) C#
2 66 (22.60%) SQL
3 42 (14.38%) PowerShell
4 36 (12.33%) JavaScript
5 27 (9.25%) Python
6 24 (8.22%) T-SQL
7 8 (2.74%) Java
7 8 (2.74%) TypeScript
8 5 (1.71%) C++
9 4 (1.37%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.37%) VBA
9 4 (1.37%) VBScript
10 3 (1.03%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.03%) Bourne shell
10 3 (1.03%) Korn
10 3 (1.03%) MATLAB
10 3 (1.03%) sed
10 3 (1.03%) X++
11 2 (0.68%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.68%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 27 (9.25%) Degree
2 18 (6.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (3.08%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (2.40%) MCP
5 6 (2.05%) MCSE
5 6 (2.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (1.37%) MCSA
8 2 (0.68%) ISEB
8 2 (0.68%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.34%) CCNA
9 1 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.34%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.34%) MBA
9 1 (0.34%) MCTS
9 1 (0.34%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.34%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.34%) SANS
9 1 (0.34%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.16%) SLA
2 7 (2.40%) PMO
3 6 (2.05%) Data Quality
3 6 (2.05%) P3O
4 5 (1.71%) QA
5 4 (1.37%) GDPR
5 4 (1.37%) ISO 9001
5 4 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (1.37%) PMBOK
System Software
1 45 (15.41%) Active Directory
2 16 (5.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (3.42%) Docker
3 10 (3.42%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.40%) Firmware
4 7 (2.40%) NFS
4 7 (2.40%) Samba
5 2 (0.68%) OpenIDM
6 1 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.34%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (5.14%) SCCM
2 3 (1.03%) Kibana
3 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (0.68%) Oracle Identity Management
3 2 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.68%) WSUS
4 1 (0.34%) Ansible
4 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 1 (0.34%) Graphite
4 1 (0.34%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.34%) Icinga
4 1 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.34%) Packer
4 1 (0.34%) Puppet
4 1 (0.34%) Terraform
Vendors
1 39 (13.36%) VMware
2 18 (6.16%) Oracle
3 11 (3.77%) Cisco
4 9 (3.08%) Xamarin
5 7 (2.40%) IBM
6 6 (2.05%) Citrix
6 6 (2.05%) Meraki
6 6 (2.05%) Teradata
7 5 (1.71%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.37%) HP
8 4 (1.37%) Remedy
9 3 (1.03%) BMC
9 3 (1.03%) SAP
10 2 (0.68%) Automation Anywhere
10 2 (0.68%) Avaya
10 2 (0.68%) ForgeRock
10 2 (0.68%) NetApp
10 2 (0.68%) Ping Identity
10 2 (0.68%) Sun
10 2 (0.68%) UiPath