Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 14 14
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 332 253 359
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 12.22% 10.83% 11.86%
As % of the Vendors category 31.29% 26.14% 30.92%
Number of salaries quoted 213 152 265
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56% +11.43%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,350 £23,100
90th Percentile £61,250 £64,875 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £41,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.41% +4.00% -2.60%

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 1061 968 1161
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 39.05% 41.44% 38.37%
Number of salaries quoted 625 614 750
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.49% +4.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,075 £27,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £73,750 £63,750
Scotland median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -

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 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 150 (45.18%) SQL Server
2 125 (37.65%) Finance
3 121 (36.45%) SQL
4 117 (35.24%) Windows
5 86 (25.90%) VMware
6 85 (25.60%) Agile Software Development
7 80 (24.10%) Active Directory
8 79 (23.80%) .NET
9 77 (23.19%) Microsoft Azure
10 74 (22.29%) PowerShell
11 73 (21.99%) C#
12 66 (19.88%) Windows Server
13 63 (18.98%) ITIL
14 59 (17.77%) SCCM
15 53 (15.96%) Windows Server 2012
16 47 (14.16%) Cisco
17 45 (13.55%) SCOM
18 41 (12.35%) Degree
18 41 (12.35%) Microsoft Certification
19 38 (11.45%) Oracle
19 38 (11.45%) Windows Server 2008
19 38 (11.45%) Test Automation
20 37 (11.14%) Hyper-V
20 37 (11.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 36 (10.84%) Business Intelligence
22 35 (10.54%) Project Management
22 35 (10.54%) T-SQL
22 35 (10.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 34 (10.24%) JavaScript
24 32 (9.64%) Team Foundation Server

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 30 (9.04%) IIS
2 25 (7.53%) MS Exchange
3 19 (5.72%) SAS
4 17 (5.12%) Skype for Business
5 16 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2010
6 12 (3.61%) SharePoint
7 7 (2.11%) CMS
8 5 (1.51%) Apache
9 4 (1.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (1.20%) Tomcat
9 4 (1.20%) Umbraco
10 3 (0.90%) JBoss
11 2 (0.60%) EPiServer
11 2 (0.60%) FileNet
12 1 (0.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.30%) Confluence
12 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 19 (5.72%) Microsoft Excel
1 19 (5.72%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (2.71%) Photoshop
3 4 (1.20%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (1.20%) InDesign
3 4 (1.20%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.90%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (3.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.30%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 77 (23.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (8.13%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (5.72%) Cloud Computing
3 19 (5.72%) Office 365
4 18 (5.42%) Azure Active Directory
5 13 (3.92%) Mimecast
6 4 (1.20%) Amazon S3
6 4 (1.20%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.90%) SaaS
8 2 (0.60%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.60%) Oracle Service Cloud
9 1 (0.30%) IaaS
9 1 (0.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (8.73%) DNS
2 26 (7.83%) DHCP
3 16 (4.82%) Internet
4 15 (4.52%) SAN
5 14 (4.22%) Firewall
6 12 (3.61%) WAN
7 11 (3.31%) IP Telephony
7 11 (3.31%) LAN
8 6 (1.81%) Skype
8 6 (1.81%) TCP/IP
9 4 (1.20%) HTTPS
9 4 (1.20%) SSL
9 4 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (0.90%) VoIP
10 3 (0.90%) VPN
11 2 (0.60%) iSCSI
11 2 (0.60%) MPLS
11 2 (0.60%) Network Security
11 2 (0.60%) Wireless
11 2 (0.60%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (45.18%) SQL Server
2 37 (11.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 35 (10.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (6.02%) SQL Server 2012
5 18 (5.42%) Base SAS
5 18 (5.42%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 18 (5.42%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 18 (5.42%) SAS Visual Analytics
6 14 (4.22%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (4.22%) Relational Database
7 9 (2.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (2.41%) RDBMS
9 7 (2.11%) MySQL
10 6 (1.81%) Power BI
11 5 (1.51%) SQL Server 2014
12 4 (1.20%) DB2
12 4 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
13 3 (0.90%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (0.90%) QlikView
14 2 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 32 (9.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 29 (8.73%) SpecFlow
3 22 (6.63%) Cucumber
4 20 (6.02%) Selenium
5 19 (5.72%) Visual Studio
6 18 (5.42%) ProC
7 17 (5.12%) HP UFT
8 12 (3.61%) FitNesse
8 12 (3.61%) Git (software)
9 11 (3.31%) Subversion
10 9 (2.71%) Jenkins
11 7 (2.11%) JIRA
12 5 (1.51%) LoadRunner
13 4 (1.20%) Dreamweaver
14 3 (0.90%) Protractor
14 3 (0.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 2 (0.60%) Bitbucket
15 2 (0.60%) GoCD
15 2 (0.60%) NuGet
15 2 (0.60%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 125 (37.65%) Finance
2 29 (8.73%) Banking
3 18 (5.42%) Legal
4 9 (2.71%) Financial Institution
5 6 (1.81%) Marketing
6 5 (1.51%) Retail
7 4 (1.20%) Billing
8 3 (0.90%) Advertising
8 3 (0.90%) Dutch Language
8 3 (0.90%) German Language
9 2 (0.60%) Back Office
9 2 (0.60%) French Language
9 2 (0.60%) Law
9 2 (0.60%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.30%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 86 (25.90%) Developer
2 55 (16.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 51 (15.36%) Analyst
4 33 (9.94%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 33 (9.94%) Consultant
5 24 (7.23%) C# Developer
5 24 (7.23%) SQL Developer
6 23 (6.93%) .NET Developer
6 23 (6.93%) SSIS Developer
6 23 (6.93%) Test Analyst
7 21 (6.33%) Senior Developer
7 21 (6.33%) SQL BI Developer
8 18 (5.42%) SAS Consultant
8 18 (5.42%) SQL Server Developer
9 17 (5.12%) SQL Server BI Developer
10 16 (4.82%) IT Engineer
10 16 (4.82%) IT Manager
10 16 (4.82%) Project Manager
11 14 (4.22%) IT Project Manager
12 13 (3.92%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (23.80%) .NET
2 30 (9.04%) CSS
3 29 (8.73%) ASP.NET
3 29 (8.73%) HTML
4 28 (8.43%) AngularJS
5 21 (6.33%) Gherkin
6 16 (4.82%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (4.22%) .NET Framework
8 12 (3.61%) HTML5
8 12 (3.61%) jQuery
8 12 (3.61%) WCF
9 10 (3.01%) CSS3
10 9 (2.71%) Ajax
11 8 (2.41%) Entity Framework
11 8 (2.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 7 (2.11%) Web Services
13 6 (1.81%) ASP.NET Web API
13 6 (1.81%) JSON
13 6 (1.81%) React
13 6 (1.81%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (8.13%) Virtual Team
2 20 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (4.22%) EMC VNX
4 13 (3.92%) Computer Science
5 10 (3.01%) Data Centre
5 10 (3.01%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (3.01%) Mobile App
6 7 (2.11%) Greenfield Project
6 7 (2.11%) PMI
6 7 (2.11%) User Experience
7 5 (1.51%) Fintech
7 5 (1.51%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.20%) Blackberry
8 4 (1.20%) Driving Licence
8 4 (1.20%) e-Learning
8 4 (1.20%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (0.90%) Clustering
10 2 (0.60%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.60%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.60%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 117 (35.24%) Windows
2 66 (19.88%) Windows Server
3 53 (15.96%) Windows Server 2012
4 38 (11.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (6.33%) Linux
6 17 (5.12%) Windows 10
7 13 (3.92%) Unix
8 9 (2.71%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (1.51%) Android
10 4 (1.20%) Ubuntu
10 4 (1.20%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.90%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.60%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.60%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.60%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.60%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.30%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (25.60%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (18.98%) ITIL
3 38 (11.45%) Test Automation
4 36 (10.84%) Business Intelligence
5 35 (10.54%) Project Management
6 32 (9.64%) Scrum
7 31 (9.34%) Mentoring
7 31 (9.34%) Validation
8 28 (8.43%) Performance Management
9 26 (7.83%) ETL
9 26 (7.83%) Stakeholder Management
10 25 (7.53%) Analytics
10 25 (7.53%) MVC
10 25 (7.53%) User Acceptance Testing
11 24 (7.23%) Software Testing
12 23 (6.93%) Scenario Testing
13 22 (6.63%) Coaching
14 21 (6.33%) Defect Management
15 20 (6.02%) CRM
16 19 (5.72%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 121 (36.45%) SQL
2 74 (22.29%) PowerShell
3 73 (21.99%) C#
4 35 (10.54%) T-SQL
5 34 (10.24%) JavaScript
6 18 (5.42%) Java
6 18 (5.42%) PROC SQL
6 18 (5.42%) Python
6 18 (5.42%) SAS Macro
7 6 (1.81%) PHP
8 5 (1.51%) PL/SQL
8 5 (1.51%) VBA
8 5 (1.51%) VBScript
9 4 (1.20%) Perl
9 4 (1.20%) VB
9 4 (1.20%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.60%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.60%) C
10 2 (0.60%) R
10 2 (0.60%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 41 (12.35%) Degree
1 41 (12.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (7.53%) MCSE
3 14 (4.22%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (2.11%) MCP
4 7 (2.11%) PMI Certification
4 7 (2.11%) Security Cleared
5 6 (1.81%) ISTQB
5 6 (1.81%) MCSA
6 5 (1.51%) HND
6 5 (1.51%) OCP
6 5 (1.51%) Oracle Certification
6 5 (1.51%) SAP Certification
7 4 (1.20%) CCNA
7 4 (1.20%) CCNP
8 3 (0.90%) PMP
8 3 (0.90%) Postgraduate
9 2 (0.60%) MBA
9 2 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.33%) SLA
2 19 (5.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (4.82%) GDPR
4 15 (4.52%) ISO 9001
5 8 (2.41%) QA
6 5 (1.51%) PMO
7 3 (0.90%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.30%) Basel III
8 1 (0.30%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 80 (24.10%) Active Directory
2 37 (11.14%) Hyper-V
3 31 (9.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 28 (8.43%) VMware ESXi
5 20 (6.02%) Microsoft App-V
5 20 (6.02%) vSphere
5 20 (6.02%) XenApp
6 18 (5.42%) XenDesktop
7 6 (1.81%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (0.90%) Docker
8 3 (0.90%) VMware Server
9 2 (0.60%) Firmware
10 1 (0.30%) NFS
10 1 (0.30%) Samba
Systems Management
1 59 (17.77%) SCCM
2 45 (13.55%) SCOM
3 31 (9.34%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (3.61%) Puppet
5 11 (3.31%) Ansible
6 10 (3.01%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 9 (2.71%) Nagios
8 4 (1.20%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 4 (1.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 3 (0.90%) Microsoft Clustering
10 2 (0.60%) Capistrano
10 2 (0.60%) HockeyApp
10 2 (0.60%) Iperf
10 2 (0.60%) PowerCLI
10 2 (0.60%) Terraform
10 2 (0.60%) yum
11 1 (0.30%) Failover Clustering
11 1 (0.30%) HP SIM
11 1 (0.30%) WSUS
Vendors
1 86 (25.90%) VMware
2 47 (14.16%) Cisco
3 38 (11.45%) Oracle
4 27 (8.13%) Citrix
5 25 (7.53%) Tableau
6 24 (7.23%) HP
7 17 (5.12%) Google
8 16 (4.82%) iManage
9 14 (4.22%) EMC
10 13 (3.92%) SolarWinds
11 10 (3.01%) MobileIron
11 10 (3.01%) Splunk
12 9 (2.71%) F5
12 9 (2.71%) Symantec
13 7 (2.11%) SAP
13 7 (2.11%) Xamarin
14 6 (1.81%) CA
14 6 (1.81%) Varonis
15 5 (1.51%) Adobe
16 3 (0.90%) Red Hat