Period
to 16 November 2019

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 16 November 2019 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
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 20 14 16
Rank change year-on-year -6 +2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 206 274 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 9.44% 10.72% 12.25%
As % of the Vendors category 27.58% 29.43% 31.49%
Number of salaries quoted 118 188 210
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £64,125 £61,250
Scotland median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,900
% change year-on-year +2.50% -2.20% +4.87%

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 747 931 1,048
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 34.23% 36.42% 38.90%
Number of salaries quoted 404 573 609
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,100 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.05% +11.76% -4.49%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £75,000 £66,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

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 16 November 2019.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 16 November 2019, 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 99 (48.06%) Azure
2 65 (31.55%) .NET
3 62 (30.10%) Windows
3 62 (30.10%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (27.67%) Office 365
5 55 (26.70%) Active Directory
6 54 (26.21%) SQL
7 52 (25.24%) Python
7 52 (25.24%) DevOps
8 51 (24.76%) Finance
9 48 (23.30%) SQL Server
10 45 (21.84%) PowerShell
10 45 (21.84%) Problem-Solving
11 41 (19.90%) C#
12 37 (17.96%) Ruby
13 36 (17.48%) JavaScript
13 36 (17.48%) Microsoft Office
14 35 (16.99%) SDLC
15 33 (16.02%) Visual Studio
16 31 (15.05%) Team Foundation Server
17 29 (14.08%) Release Management
18 28 (13.59%) ITIL
19 27 (13.11%) Micro Focus
19 27 (13.11%) Ant
19 27 (13.11%) Apache Ivy
20 25 (12.14%) Linux
20 25 (12.14%) SLA
20 25 (12.14%) Windows 10
20 25 (12.14%) AWS
21 23 (11.17%) DNS

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 (7.77%) Skype for Business
2 13 (6.31%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (3.88%) MS Exchange
4 5 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.94%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.46%) CMS
7 2 (0.97%) Confluence
7 2 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.97%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.97%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.49%) Apache
8 1 (0.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.49%) nginx
8 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 36 (17.48%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (6.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.46%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 99 (48.06%) Azure
2 57 (27.67%) Office 365
3 25 (12.14%) AWS
4 12 (5.83%) Dynamics 365
5 10 (4.85%) GCP
6 9 (4.37%) Power Platform
7 8 (3.88%) Azure Stack
7 8 (3.88%) IBM Cloud
8 6 (2.91%) SaaS
9 5 (2.43%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (2.43%) Serverless
10 3 (1.46%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.97%) GitHub
12 1 (0.49%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.49%) OpenDNS
12 1 (0.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (11.17%) DNS
2 19 (9.22%) Skype
3 11 (5.34%) DHCP
3 11 (5.34%) VLAN
4 10 (4.85%) TCP/IP
4 10 (4.85%) VPN
4 10 (4.85%) WAN
5 8 (3.88%) LAN
5 8 (3.88%) VoIP
5 8 (3.88%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (3.40%) Firewall
6 7 (3.40%) SAN
7 5 (2.43%) Internet
7 5 (2.43%) Wireless
8 4 (1.94%) MPLS
8 4 (1.94%) NAS
9 3 (1.46%) ADSL
9 3 (1.46%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (1.46%) Unified Communications
10 2 (0.97%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (23.30%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.37%) Power BI
3 7 (3.40%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (2.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (2.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (2.43%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.94%) Azure SQL Database
6 4 (1.94%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.94%) OLTP
6 4 (1.94%) Snowflake Schema
7 3 (1.46%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.46%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.46%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.49%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.49%) DataStage
9 1 (0.49%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (0.49%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 33 (16.02%) Visual Studio
2 31 (15.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 27 (13.11%) Ant
3 27 (13.11%) Apache Ivy
4 12 (5.83%) JIRA
5 4 (1.94%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.46%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.46%) MSI
6 3 (1.46%) Subversion
7 2 (0.97%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.97%) GitLab
7 2 (0.97%) RubyMine
8 1 (0.49%) GoCD
8 1 (0.49%) Maven
8 1 (0.49%) Robot Framework
8 1 (0.49%) Selenium
8 1 (0.49%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.49%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.49%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 51 (24.76%) Finance
2 16 (7.77%) Public Sector
3 11 (5.34%) Banking
3 11 (5.34%) Retail
4 9 (4.37%) Marketing
5 3 (1.46%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.49%) Law
6 1 (0.49%) Legal
Job Titles
1 53 (25.73%) Developer
2 28 (13.59%) Software Developer
3 26 (12.62%) Support Engineer
4 22 (10.68%) Senior Developer
4 22 (10.68%) Senior DevOps
5 19 (9.22%) Senior Software Developer
6 18 (8.74%) DevOps Developer
7 15 (7.28%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 15 (7.28%) 2nd Line Support
7 15 (7.28%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 14 (6.80%) Analyst
9 13 (6.31%) IT Support
10 11 (5.34%) .NET Developer
10 11 (5.34%) Administrator
10 11 (5.34%) IT Engineer
10 11 (5.34%) Software Engineer
11 9 (4.37%) DevOps Engineer
12 8 (3.88%) Cloud Engineer
13 7 (3.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 7 (3.40%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (31.55%) .NET
2 23 (11.17%) ASP.NET
3 14 (6.80%) React
4 12 (5.83%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (4.85%) AngularJS
5 10 (4.85%) HTML
6 9 (4.37%) CSS
7 6 (2.91%) .NET Framework
7 6 (2.91%) REST
8 5 (2.43%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (1.94%) .NET Core
9 4 (1.94%) Elastic Stack
10 3 (1.46%) Entity Framework
10 3 (1.46%) jQuery
10 3 (1.46%) Node.js
10 3 (1.46%) Oracle Fusion
10 3 (1.46%) Web Services
10 3 (1.46%) XML
11 2 (0.97%) HTML5
11 2 (0.97%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.25%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.34%) Public Cloud
3 9 (4.37%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (3.88%) Hybrid Cloud
5 6 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.43%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (1.94%) RSA SecurID
8 3 (1.46%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.46%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.97%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.97%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (0.97%) iPhone
9 2 (0.97%) PKI
10 1 (0.49%) Clustering
10 1 (0.49%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.49%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.49%) Smart Energy
10 1 (0.49%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 62 (30.10%) Windows
2 25 (12.14%) Linux
2 25 (12.14%) Windows 10
3 18 (8.74%) Windows Server
4 14 (6.80%) Windows 7
5 10 (4.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (4.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (4.37%) Android
7 6 (2.91%) Windows 8
8 5 (2.43%) Unix
9 4 (1.94%) Apple iOS
10 3 (1.46%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.97%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.49%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.49%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (30.10%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (25.24%) DevOps
3 45 (21.84%) Problem-Solving
4 35 (16.99%) SDLC
5 29 (14.08%) Release Management
6 28 (13.59%) ITIL
7 22 (10.68%) Process Improvement
8 19 (9.22%) Software Engineering
9 18 (8.74%) Scrum
10 17 (8.25%) CRM
10 17 (8.25%) Fintech
11 14 (6.80%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (6.80%) Mentoring
11 14 (6.80%) MVC
12 11 (5.34%) Service Delivery
13 10 (4.85%) Artificial Intelligence
13 10 (4.85%) ETL
13 10 (4.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 9 (4.37%) Microservices
14 9 (4.37%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 54 (26.21%) SQL
2 52 (25.24%) Python
3 45 (21.84%) PowerShell
4 41 (19.90%) C#
5 37 (17.96%) Ruby
6 36 (17.48%) JavaScript
7 15 (7.28%) C
8 8 (3.88%) Bash Shell
8 8 (3.88%) Groovy
8 8 (3.88%) Java
9 6 (2.91%) T-SQL
10 5 (2.43%) C++
10 5 (2.43%) Scala
11 4 (1.94%) MATLAB
11 4 (1.94%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.46%) Perl
12 3 (1.46%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.97%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.49%) PHP
14 1 (0.49%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 13 (6.31%) Degree
2 12 (5.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (3.40%) MCSA
4 3 (1.46%) CCNA
4 3 (1.46%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.46%) HND
4 3 (1.46%) MCSE
4 3 (1.46%) PhD
5 2 (0.97%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.97%) HNC
5 2 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.97%) MCTS
5 2 (0.97%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (12.14%) SLA
2 17 (8.25%) QA
3 1 (0.49%) FedRAMP
3 1 (0.49%) GDPR
3 1 (0.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 55 (26.70%) Active Directory
2 12 (5.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (5.34%) Docker
4 9 (4.37%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.94%) BitLocker
5 4 (1.94%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (1.94%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.49%) Firmware
7 1 (0.49%) vSphere
7 1 (0.49%) XenApp
7 1 (0.49%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (6.31%) SCCM
2 9 (4.37%) Terraform
3 8 (3.88%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.94%) vRealize
5 3 (1.46%) Backup Exec
5 3 (1.46%) Failover Clustering
5 3 (1.46%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.97%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.97%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.97%) WSUS
7 1 (0.49%) Ansible
7 1 (0.49%) DameWare
7 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.49%) Packer
7 1 (0.49%) SCOM
Vendors
1 27 (13.11%) Micro Focus
2 19 (9.22%) VMware
3 18 (8.74%) Cisco
4 11 (5.34%) Apple
5 9 (4.37%) IBM
5 9 (4.37%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (3.88%) Google
6 8 (3.88%) Oracle
7 6 (2.91%) Dell
8 5 (2.43%) Xamarin
9 4 (1.94%) HP
10 3 (1.46%) AppDynamics
10 3 (1.46%) Citrix
10 3 (1.46%) Informatica
10 3 (1.46%) Ivanti
10 3 (1.46%) MobileIron
10 3 (1.46%) New Relic
10 3 (1.46%) SolarWinds
10 3 (1.46%) Splunk
10 3 (1.46%) Symantec