Period
to 18 June 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 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 12 14
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 327 289 303
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 12.28% 12.63% 12.11%
As % of the Vendors category 35.12% 31.45% 30.36%
Number of salaries quoted 226 220 184
Edinburgh median annual salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,475
90th Percentile £65,000 £69,125 £64,625
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +8.45%

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 931 919 998
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 34.97% 40.15% 39.87%
Number of salaries quoted 601 581 567
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -3.41% +10.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £75,000 £70,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 June 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.

1 117 (35.78%) SQL Server
2 104 (31.80%) SQL
3 94 (28.75%) .NET
4 92 (28.13%) Windows
5 84 (25.69%) C#
6 77 (23.55%) Agile Software Development
7 75 (22.94%) Microsoft Azure
8 66 (20.18%) Finance
9 53 (16.21%) Windows Server
10 51 (15.60%) Active Directory
11 49 (14.98%) JavaScript
12 44 (13.46%) Problem-Solving
13 43 (13.15%) ASP.NET
14 40 (12.23%) MVC
15 39 (11.93%) Amazon AWS
16 38 (11.62%) Scrum
16 38 (11.62%) Oracle
17 37 (11.31%) Linux
17 37 (11.31%) VMware
18 36 (11.01%) Microsoft Office
18 36 (11.01%) SCCM
19 34 (10.40%) Software Engineering
19 34 (10.40%) Degree
19 34 (10.40%) Java
20 33 (10.09%) Business Intelligence
20 33 (10.09%) Migration
21 32 (9.79%) Cisco
21 32 (9.79%) Visual Studio
21 32 (9.79%) VMware Infrastructure
21 32 (9.79%) AngularJS

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 26 (7.95%) MS Exchange
2 17 (5.20%) SharePoint
3 10 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (2.45%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (2.14%) Apache
5 7 (2.14%) IIS
6 6 (1.83%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.53%) Apache Spark
7 5 (1.53%) JBoss
8 4 (1.22%) SAS
8 4 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.92%) CMS
9 3 (0.92%) EPiServer
9 3 (0.92%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.61%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.61%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.61%) WildFly
11 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.31%) nginx
11 1 (0.31%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 36 (11.01%) Microsoft Office
2 29 (8.87%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (3.36%) Microsoft Project
4 9 (2.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (2.75%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.31%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 15 (4.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (2.45%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (2.45%) SAP ERP
3 3 (0.92%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.92%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.61%) BPCS
4 2 (0.61%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.31%) Dynamics SL
5 1 (0.31%) Elite 3E
5 1 (0.31%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 75 (22.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (11.93%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (7.95%) Office 365
4 11 (3.36%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (2.45%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (0.92%) IaaS
7 2 (0.61%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.61%) GitHub
7 2 (0.61%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.31%) Akamai
8 1 (0.31%) Asana
8 1 (0.31%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
8 1 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.31%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (7.95%) Firewall
2 24 (7.34%) DNS
3 22 (6.73%) Network Security
4 21 (6.42%) VPN
5 14 (4.28%) TCP/IP
6 12 (3.67%) SAN
7 10 (3.06%) DHCP
8 7 (2.14%) Skype
9 6 (1.83%) Kerberos
9 6 (1.83%) LAN
9 6 (1.83%) VLAN
9 6 (1.83%) Wireshark
10 5 (1.53%) Asterisk PBX
10 5 (1.53%) Ethernet
10 5 (1.53%) H.323
10 5 (1.53%) PBX
10 5 (1.53%) VoIP
11 4 (1.22%) iSCSI
11 4 (1.22%) SSH
12 3 (0.92%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (35.78%) SQL Server
2 22 (6.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 21 (6.42%) Relational Database
3 21 (6.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (5.20%) RDBMS
5 16 (4.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 15 (4.59%) MySQL
7 10 (3.06%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (2.75%) Hadoop
8 9 (2.75%) HBase
8 9 (2.75%) MongoDB
9 8 (2.45%) NoSQL
9 8 (2.45%) Redis
9 8 (2.45%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (1.83%) Big Data
12 4 (1.22%) Oracle Database
12 4 (1.22%) Power BI
12 4 (1.22%) SQL Server 2014
12 4 (1.22%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 32 (9.79%) Visual Studio
2 27 (8.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (4.89%) Git (software)
4 15 (4.59%) Selenium
4 15 (4.59%) Subversion
5 13 (3.98%) SpecFlow
6 10 (3.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 7 (2.14%) Protractor
8 6 (1.83%) Cucumber
8 6 (1.83%) FitNesse
8 6 (1.83%) HP UFT
9 5 (1.53%) Phabricator
10 4 (1.22%) Jasmine
10 4 (1.22%) Jenkins
10 4 (1.22%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (0.61%) Bugzilla
11 2 (0.61%) JUnit
11 2 (0.61%) TestComplete
11 2 (0.61%) TestNG
12 1 (0.31%) InstallShield
General
1 66 (20.18%) Finance
2 9 (2.75%) Advertising
2 9 (2.75%) Retail
3 6 (1.83%) Legal
4 5 (1.53%) Banking
5 4 (1.22%) Law
5 4 (1.22%) Local Government
5 4 (1.22%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.22%) Marketing
6 3 (0.92%) Automotive
6 3 (0.92%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.61%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.31%) Electronics
8 1 (0.31%) Front Office
8 1 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 69 (21.10%) Developer
2 67 (20.49%) Analyst
3 30 (9.17%) .NET Developer
4 23 (7.03%) Consultant
5 18 (5.50%) Architect
6 17 (5.20%) Systems Engineer
7 16 (4.89%) IT Support
8 15 (4.59%) Cloud Engineer
8 15 (4.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 15 (4.59%) Test Analyst
9 14 (4.28%) Software Developer
9 14 (4.28%) VMware Engineer
10 13 (3.98%) Linux Engineer
10 13 (3.98%) Linux Server Engineer
10 13 (3.98%) Linux Systems Engineer
10 13 (3.98%) Server Engineer
10 13 (3.98%) Virtualisation Engineer
11 12 (3.67%) IT Analyst
11 12 (3.67%) IT Engineer
11 12 (3.67%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (28.75%) .NET
2 43 (13.15%) ASP.NET
3 32 (9.79%) AngularJS
4 29 (8.87%) Web Services
5 28 (8.56%) HTML
6 27 (8.26%) CSS
7 25 (7.65%) .NET Framework
8 20 (6.12%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (4.28%) HTML5
10 13 (3.98%) Entity Framework
11 12 (3.67%) ASP.NET Web API
12 10 (3.06%) jQuery
12 10 (3.06%) React
13 8 (2.45%) XML
14 6 (1.83%) CSS3
14 6 (1.83%) Gherkin
15 5 (1.53%) 802.1X
15 5 (1.53%) KnockoutJS
15 5 (1.53%) LAMP
15 5 (1.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.95%) Enterprise Software
2 25 (7.65%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (4.89%) Data Centre
4 12 (3.67%) Computer Science
4 12 (3.67%) Fintech
4 12 (3.67%) Self-Motivation
5 9 (2.75%) Virtual Team
6 7 (2.14%) Mobile App
6 7 (2.14%) Private Cloud
7 6 (1.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (1.83%) Greenfield Project
8 5 (1.53%) Driving Licence
8 5 (1.53%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.53%) Robotics
9 4 (1.22%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.22%) User Experience
10 3 (0.92%) Clustering
10 3 (0.92%) PMI
11 2 (0.61%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.31%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 92 (28.13%) Windows
2 53 (16.21%) Windows Server
3 37 (11.31%) Linux
4 14 (4.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (3.98%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (3.06%) Windows 10
7 8 (2.45%) Unix
8 7 (2.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (2.14%) Windows XP
9 5 (1.53%) Debian
9 5 (1.53%) Ubuntu
9 5 (1.53%) Windows 7
10 4 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.92%) CentOS
11 3 (0.92%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.92%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.61%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (23.55%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (13.46%) Problem-Solving
3 40 (12.23%) MVC
4 38 (11.62%) Scrum
5 34 (10.40%) Software Engineering
6 33 (10.09%) Business Intelligence
6 33 (10.09%) Migration
7 29 (8.87%) ETL
8 27 (8.26%) Test Automation
9 24 (7.34%) Data Modelling
9 24 (7.34%) Project Management
10 23 (7.03%) TDD
11 20 (6.12%) CRM
11 20 (6.12%) Data Integration
12 19 (5.81%) Continuous Integration
12 19 (5.81%) ITIL
12 19 (5.81%) Load Balancing
12 19 (5.81%) OO
13 18 (5.50%) Data Virtualisation
14 17 (5.20%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 104 (31.80%) SQL
2 84 (25.69%) C#
3 49 (14.98%) JavaScript
4 34 (10.40%) Java
5 18 (5.50%) PowerShell
6 17 (5.20%) VB
7 16 (4.89%) Python
8 15 (4.59%) C++
9 14 (4.28%) T-SQL
9 14 (4.28%) VB.NET
10 13 (3.98%) C
11 12 (3.67%) PHP
12 11 (3.36%) Bash Shell
12 11 (3.36%) Perl
13 9 (2.75%) VBA
14 4 (1.22%) Scala
15 3 (0.92%) Bourne shell
15 3 (0.92%) Korn
15 3 (0.92%) R
15 3 (0.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 34 (10.40%) Degree
2 17 (5.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (3.98%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.53%) ISEB
4 5 (1.53%) ISTQB
4 5 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.22%) MCSA
6 3 (0.92%) CCNA
6 3 (0.92%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (0.92%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.61%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.61%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.61%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (0.61%) PMP
7 2 (0.61%) VCAP
7 2 (0.61%) VCDX
8 1 (0.31%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (7.95%) SLA
2 9 (2.75%) QA
3 6 (1.83%) PMO
4 4 (1.22%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.31%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.31%) EMIR
6 1 (0.31%) FATCA
6 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.31%) MiFID
6 1 (0.31%) Solvency II
System Software
1 51 (15.60%) Active Directory
2 32 (9.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (5.81%) Hyper-V
4 14 (4.28%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (1.83%) NFS
6 5 (1.53%) Dovecot
6 5 (1.53%) iptables
6 5 (1.53%) Postfix
6 5 (1.53%) QEMU
6 5 (1.53%) VirtualBox
6 5 (1.53%) Xen
7 4 (1.22%) Samba
7 4 (1.22%) vSphere
8 2 (0.61%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.31%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.31%) XenApp
9 1 (0.31%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 36 (11.01%) SCCM
2 18 (5.50%) SCOM
3 14 (4.28%) vCenter Server
4 6 (1.83%) DameWare
5 5 (1.53%) Proxmox
5 5 (1.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.31%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.31%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.31%) Kibana
Vendors
1 38 (11.62%) Oracle
2 37 (11.31%) VMware
3 32 (9.79%) Cisco
4 24 (7.34%) SAP
5 13 (3.98%) HP
6 12 (3.67%) IBM
7 9 (2.75%) Veeam
8 7 (2.14%) Red Hat
9 6 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (1.53%) Dell
11 4 (1.22%) Meraki
11 4 (1.22%) Tableau
12 3 (0.92%) Google
12 3 (0.92%) Pega
12 3 (0.92%) Remedy
12 3 (0.92%) Sybase
13 2 (0.61%) Apple
13 2 (0.61%) Infor
13 2 (0.61%) Mitel
13 2 (0.61%) Sage