Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 16 14
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 331 228 318
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 12.31% 10.36% 11.46%
As % of the Vendors category 35.63% 24.86% 28.47%
Number of salaries quoted 218 168 224
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £28,025 £26,250 £24,475
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,875 £68,750
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +2.74%

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 929 917 1,117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 34.56% 41.68% 40.27%
Number of salaries quoted 605 606 710
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -1.16% +7.50%
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,125 £27,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £73,125 £66,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% -

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 23 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 134 (40.48%) SQL Server
2 118 (35.65%) SQL
3 102 (30.82%) Windows
4 100 (30.21%) .NET
5 95 (28.70%) Finance
6 88 (26.59%) C#
7 70 (21.15%) Microsoft Azure
8 63 (19.03%) Agile Software Development
9 59 (17.82%) Active Directory
10 58 (17.52%) JavaScript
10 58 (17.52%) Windows Server
11 50 (15.11%) VMware
12 49 (14.80%) SCCM
13 42 (12.69%) HTML
13 42 (12.69%) SCOM
13 42 (12.69%) Degree
14 39 (11.78%) Project Management
15 38 (11.48%) Business Intelligence
15 38 (11.48%) CSS
16 37 (11.18%) T-SQL
17 36 (10.88%) SLA
18 35 (10.57%) Cisco
18 35 (10.57%) Oracle
19 34 (10.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 34 (10.27%) VMware Infrastructure
19 34 (10.27%) Office 365
19 34 (10.27%) AngularJS
20 33 (9.97%) PowerShell
20 33 (9.97%) Hyper-V
20 33 (9.97%) SQL Server Integration 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 33 (9.97%) MS Exchange
2 25 (7.55%) SharePoint
3 13 (3.93%) SharePoint 2013
4 11 (3.32%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (3.32%) SharePoint 2010
5 8 (2.42%) IIS
5 8 (2.42%) SAS
5 8 (2.42%) Umbraco
6 7 (2.11%) Skype for Business
7 5 (1.51%) Apache Spark
8 4 (1.21%) CMS
9 3 (0.91%) Apache
9 3 (0.91%) EPiServer
9 3 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.60%) FileNet
10 2 (0.60%) JBoss
10 2 (0.60%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.30%) ArcGIS
11 1 (0.30%) Confluence
11 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 33 (9.97%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (6.95%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (2.42%) Microsoft Project
3 8 (2.42%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (4.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (2.42%) Elite 3E
2 8 (2.42%) SAP ERP
3 6 (1.81%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.91%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.60%) BPCS
5 2 (0.60%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.30%) Dynamics SL
6 1 (0.30%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 70 (21.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (10.27%) Office 365
3 32 (9.67%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (2.72%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (2.42%) Mimecast
6 6 (1.81%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (1.51%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (0.91%) IaaS
8 3 (0.91%) SaaS
9 2 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.60%) Oracle Service Cloud
10 1 (0.30%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
10 1 (0.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (8.16%) DNS
2 26 (7.85%) Firewall
3 17 (5.14%) DHCP
4 16 (4.83%) VPN
5 15 (4.53%) SAN
6 10 (3.02%) Network Security
7 9 (2.72%) Intranet
7 9 (2.72%) IP Telephony
8 5 (1.51%) Internet
8 5 (1.51%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.91%) LAN
9 3 (0.91%) SMTP
9 3 (0.91%) VoIP
9 3 (0.91%) WAN
9 3 (0.91%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.60%) SNMP
11 1 (0.30%) NAS
11 1 (0.30%) NetScaler
11 1 (0.30%) Wireless
11 1 (0.30%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (40.48%) SQL Server
2 34 (10.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 33 (9.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (5.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 15 (4.53%) MySQL
6 14 (4.23%) Relational Database
7 12 (3.63%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (3.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 11 (3.32%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (3.32%) RDBMS
9 9 (2.72%) Hadoop
9 9 (2.72%) Power BI
10 8 (2.42%) HBase
10 8 (2.42%) MongoDB
11 7 (2.11%) Big Data
11 7 (2.11%) NoSQL
11 7 (2.11%) Redis
12 4 (1.21%) Oracle Database
12 4 (1.21%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 4 (1.21%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 26 (7.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (5.74%) SpecFlow
3 18 (5.44%) Visual Studio
4 12 (3.63%) Cucumber
4 12 (3.63%) Selenium
5 9 (2.72%) FitNesse
5 9 (2.72%) Git (software)
5 9 (2.72%) HP UFT
6 8 (2.42%) Subversion
7 4 (1.21%) Jasmine
7 4 (1.21%) JIRA
7 4 (1.21%) ProC
7 4 (1.21%) Protractor
7 4 (1.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (0.91%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (0.60%) Bugzilla
9 2 (0.60%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.60%) JUnit
9 2 (0.60%) TestComplete
10 1 (0.30%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 95 (28.70%) Finance
2 18 (5.44%) Advertising
3 16 (4.83%) Retail
4 11 (3.32%) Banking
4 11 (3.32%) Legal
5 9 (2.72%) Local Government
6 5 (1.51%) Billing
7 4 (1.21%) Law
8 3 (0.91%) Dutch Language
8 3 (0.91%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.91%) German Language
8 3 (0.91%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.60%) French Language
9 2 (0.60%) Marketing
9 2 (0.60%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.30%) Electronics
10 1 (0.30%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 93 (28.10%) Developer
2 47 (14.20%) Analyst
3 26 (7.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 25 (7.55%) .NET Developer
4 25 (7.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 25 (7.55%) Consultant
5 21 (6.34%) IT Manager
6 20 (6.04%) SQL Developer
7 19 (5.74%) Architect
8 18 (5.44%) Project Manager
8 18 (5.44%) SSIS Developer
9 16 (4.83%) SQL BI Developer
10 15 (4.53%) IT Project Manager
10 15 (4.53%) Test Analyst
11 14 (4.23%) SharePoint Developer
12 13 (3.93%) C# Developer
12 13 (3.93%) SQL Server Developer
13 12 (3.63%) Software Developer
13 12 (3.63%) Support Technician
13 12 (3.63%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (30.21%) .NET
2 42 (12.69%) HTML
3 38 (11.48%) CSS
4 34 (10.27%) AngularJS
5 33 (9.97%) ASP.NET
6 20 (6.04%) Web Services
7 18 (5.44%) .NET Framework
8 17 (5.14%) HTML5
9 13 (3.93%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (3.63%) Gherkin
11 11 (3.32%) React
11 11 (3.32%) XML
12 10 (3.02%) CSS3
13 9 (2.72%) Entity Framework
14 8 (2.42%) jQuery
15 6 (1.81%) ASP.NET Web API
15 6 (1.81%) KnockoutJS
15 6 (1.81%) RabbitMQ
15 6 (1.81%) WCF
16 5 (1.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 18 (5.44%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.23%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (4.23%) Greenfield Project
3 13 (3.93%) Computer Science
3 13 (3.93%) Data Centre
3 13 (3.93%) Virtual Team
4 12 (3.63%) Mobile App
5 11 (3.32%) PMI
6 8 (2.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (1.51%) Public Cloud
8 4 (1.21%) Clustering
8 4 (1.21%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.91%) Driving Licence
9 3 (0.91%) e-Learning
9 3 (0.91%) EMC VNX
9 3 (0.91%) Fintech
9 3 (0.91%) User Experience
10 2 (0.60%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.30%) Analytical Mindset
11 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 102 (30.82%) Windows
2 58 (17.52%) Windows Server
3 31 (9.37%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (6.04%) Linux
5 16 (4.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (4.23%) Windows 10
7 9 (2.72%) Unix
7 9 (2.72%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (1.51%) Windows 7
10 4 (1.21%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.91%) CentOS
11 3 (0.91%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.60%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.60%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.60%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.60%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (19.03%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (11.78%) Project Management
3 38 (11.48%) Business Intelligence
4 33 (9.97%) ITIL
5 31 (9.37%) Scrum
6 30 (9.06%) ETL
7 29 (8.76%) Migration
8 28 (8.46%) Test Automation
9 26 (7.85%) MVC
10 22 (6.65%) CRM
11 20 (6.04%) User Acceptance Testing
12 19 (5.74%) Load Balancing
13 17 (5.14%) SDLC
14 16 (4.83%) Analytics
14 16 (4.83%) ERP
14 16 (4.83%) Software Engineering
14 16 (4.83%) Software Testing
15 15 (4.53%) Document Management
15 15 (4.53%) Mentoring
16 14 (4.23%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 118 (35.65%) SQL
2 88 (26.59%) C#
3 58 (17.52%) JavaScript
4 37 (11.18%) T-SQL
5 33 (9.97%) PowerShell
6 32 (9.67%) Java
7 24 (7.25%) Python
8 17 (5.14%) VB
9 12 (3.63%) C++
9 12 (3.63%) Perl
10 11 (3.32%) C
10 11 (3.32%) PHP
10 11 (3.32%) VB.NET
11 10 (3.02%) VBA
12 8 (2.42%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.21%) PROC SQL
13 4 (1.21%) SAS Macro
13 4 (1.21%) Scala
14 3 (0.91%) R
14 3 (0.91%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 42 (12.69%) Degree
2 26 (7.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (4.53%) Security Cleared
4 12 (3.63%) MCSE
5 11 (3.32%) PMI Certification
6 7 (2.11%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (2.11%) ISTQB
7 6 (1.81%) ISEB
7 6 (1.81%) MCSA
8 5 (1.51%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (1.21%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (1.21%) PMP
10 3 (0.91%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (0.91%) HND
11 2 (0.60%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.60%) MCSD
11 2 (0.60%) Numerate Degree
12 1 (0.30%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (10.88%) SLA
2 10 (3.02%) GDPR
2 10 (3.02%) ISO 9001
2 10 (3.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (2.72%) QA
4 8 (2.42%) PMO
5 4 (1.21%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.30%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.30%) EMIR
6 1 (0.30%) FATCA
6 1 (0.30%) MiFID
6 1 (0.30%) Solvency II
System Software
1 59 (17.82%) Active Directory
2 34 (10.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (9.97%) Hyper-V
4 11 (3.32%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (2.11%) vSphere
6 4 (1.21%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (1.21%) XenApp
6 4 (1.21%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.91%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.60%) Docker
8 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.60%) NFS
8 2 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.30%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 49 (14.80%) SCCM
2 42 (12.69%) SCOM
3 7 (2.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 7 (2.11%) vCenter Server
4 6 (1.81%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.60%) Ansible
5 2 (0.60%) HP SIM
5 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.60%) Puppet
6 1 (0.30%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.30%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.30%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.30%) HockeyApp
6 1 (0.30%) Iperf
6 1 (0.30%) PowerCLI
6 1 (0.30%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.30%) Terraform
6 1 (0.30%) WSUS
6 1 (0.30%) yum
Vendors
1 50 (15.11%) VMware
2 35 (10.57%) Cisco
2 35 (10.57%) Oracle
3 20 (6.04%) Tableau
4 16 (4.83%) SAP
5 12 (3.63%) HP
5 12 (3.63%) iManage
6 9 (2.72%) Red Hat
6 9 (2.72%) Veeam
7 7 (2.11%) IBM
7 7 (2.11%) MobileIron
8 6 (1.81%) Citrix
8 6 (1.81%) Google
9 4 (1.21%) Dell
9 4 (1.21%) EMC
10 3 (0.91%) Mitel
10 3 (0.91%) Remedy
10 3 (0.91%) SolarWinds
10 3 (0.91%) Sybase
10 3 (0.91%) Xamarin