Period
to 24 January 2020

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 24 January 2020 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
24 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 15 13 16
Rank change year-on-year -2 +3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 238 277 323
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 12.72% 11.37% 12.12%
As % of the Vendors category 37.78% 31.69% 34.04%
Number of salaries quoted 135 183 201
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £30,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £66,350 £57,300 £64,250
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.61% -2.35% +6.25%

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 630 874 949
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 33.67% 35.86% 35.62%
Number of salaries quoted 338 552 608
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £31,025 £28,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £66,625
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 24 January 2020.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 January 2020, 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 (41.60%) Azure
2 81 (34.03%) .NET
3 69 (28.99%) SQL
4 62 (26.05%) Agile Software Development
5 59 (24.79%) Windows
5 59 (24.79%) Office 365
6 58 (24.37%) SQL Server
7 56 (23.53%) Python
8 53 (22.27%) Active Directory
8 53 (22.27%) Finance
9 52 (21.85%) DevOps
10 49 (20.59%) C#
11 48 (20.17%) PowerShell
12 44 (18.49%) SDLC
13 41 (17.23%) JavaScript
14 40 (16.81%) Visual Studio
15 33 (13.87%) Microsoft Office
15 33 (13.87%) Degree
16 32 (13.45%) Ruby
17 29 (12.18%) Release Management
17 29 (12.18%) Team Foundation Server
17 29 (12.18%) Linux
17 29 (12.18%) Problem-Solving
18 28 (11.76%) ASP.NET
18 28 (11.76%) Ant
18 28 (11.76%) Micro Focus
18 28 (11.76%) AWS
18 28 (11.76%) Apache Ivy
19 27 (11.34%) Windows 10
20 26 (10.92%) ITIL

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 19 (7.98%) Skype for Business
2 11 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (2.94%) MS Exchange
4 6 (2.52%) SAS
4 6 (2.52%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.68%) CMS
5 4 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (1.68%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.26%) Apache
6 3 (1.26%) IIS
6 3 (1.26%) nginx
6 3 (1.26%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (1.26%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.84%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.42%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.42%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 33 (13.87%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (5.46%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (2.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 12 (5.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.68%) Markit EDM
2 4 (1.68%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 4 (1.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.68%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 4 (1.68%) thinkFolio
3 2 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.42%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 99 (41.60%) Azure
2 59 (24.79%) Office 365
3 28 (11.76%) AWS
4 11 (4.62%) Dynamics 365
5 9 (3.78%) Power Platform
6 7 (2.94%) SaaS
7 5 (2.10%) PaaS
8 4 (1.68%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.84%) Azure Functions
9 2 (0.84%) GCP
9 2 (0.84%) IaaS
9 2 (0.84%) Serverless
10 1 (0.42%) Google Sheets
10 1 (0.42%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.42%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 22 (9.24%) DNS
1 22 (9.24%) Skype
2 11 (4.62%) DHCP
3 8 (3.36%) Firewall
3 8 (3.36%) Wireless
4 7 (2.94%) WAN
5 5 (2.10%) SAN
5 5 (2.10%) VoIP
5 5 (2.10%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (1.68%) MPLS
6 4 (1.68%) SNA
7 3 (1.26%) Internet
7 3 (1.26%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.26%) Unified Communications
7 3 (1.26%) VPN
8 2 (0.84%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.42%) HTTP
9 1 (0.42%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (0.42%) VLAN
9 1 (0.42%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (24.37%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (5.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (3.78%) Power BI
4 9 (3.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (2.10%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.10%) Qlik Sense
5 5 (2.10%) QlikView
6 4 (1.68%) Azure SQL Database
6 4 (1.68%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 4 (1.68%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.26%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.26%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.84%) Big Data
8 2 (0.84%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.84%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.84%) OLTP
8 2 (0.84%) Snowflake Schema
8 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.42%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 40 (16.81%) Visual Studio
2 29 (12.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 28 (11.76%) Ant
3 28 (11.76%) Apache Ivy
4 11 (4.62%) JIRA
5 5 (2.10%) Git (software)
5 5 (2.10%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.68%) Eclipse
6 4 (1.68%) RubyMine
6 4 (1.68%) Subversion
7 3 (1.26%) MSI
8 2 (0.84%) Selenium
8 2 (0.84%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.42%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.42%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.42%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.42%) Robot Framework
9 1 (0.42%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.42%) TeamCity
General
1 53 (22.27%) Finance
2 20 (8.40%) Public Sector
3 10 (4.20%) Manufacturing
4 8 (3.36%) Marketing
5 6 (2.52%) Banking
6 5 (2.10%) Retail
7 4 (1.68%) Legal
7 4 (1.68%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.26%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.26%) Games
9 2 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.42%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.42%) Law
Job Titles
1 53 (22.27%) Developer
2 28 (11.76%) Software Developer
3 25 (10.50%) Senior Developer
4 23 (9.66%) Analyst
5 20 (8.40%) Support Engineer
6 19 (7.98%) Senior DevOps
6 19 (7.98%) Senior Software Developer
7 17 (7.14%) Administrator
7 17 (7.14%) DevOps Developer
7 17 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
8 14 (5.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 14 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
8 14 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 13 (5.46%) IT Engineer
10 10 (4.20%) .NET Developer
10 10 (4.20%) Architect
11 9 (3.78%) Support Analyst
12 8 (3.36%) Consultant
12 8 (3.36%) Junior
12 8 (3.36%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (34.03%) .NET
2 28 (11.76%) ASP.NET
3 22 (9.24%) ASP.NET MVC
3 22 (9.24%) HTML
4 16 (6.72%) CSS
5 14 (5.88%) AngularJS
6 13 (5.46%) .NET Core
6 13 (5.46%) .NET Framework
7 12 (5.04%) React
8 10 (4.20%) Entity Framework
9 9 (3.78%) REST
10 8 (3.36%) ASP.NET Web API
10 8 (3.36%) jQuery
11 7 (2.94%) HTML5
11 7 (2.94%) Node.js
12 5 (2.10%) Elastic Stack
12 5 (2.10%) WCF
13 4 (1.68%) IBM Integration Bus
13 4 (1.68%) WebSphere MQ
13 4 (1.68%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.62%) Driving Licence
3 10 (4.20%) Public Cloud
4 7 (2.94%) Data Centre
5 6 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.52%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.10%) Client/Server
6 5 (2.10%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (1.68%) Analytical Mindset
7 4 (1.68%) Mainframe
7 4 (1.68%) RSA SecurID
8 3 (1.26%) Cyberthreat
8 3 (1.26%) User Experience
9 2 (0.84%) e-Learning
9 2 (0.84%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (0.84%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.84%) iPhone
9 2 (0.84%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.42%) Life Science
10 1 (0.42%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 59 (24.79%) Windows
2 29 (12.18%) Linux
3 27 (11.34%) Windows 10
4 15 (6.30%) Windows Server
5 12 (5.04%) Unix
6 11 (4.62%) Windows 7
7 5 (2.10%) Android
8 4 (1.68%) AIX
8 4 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.68%) zOS
9 3 (1.26%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.26%) Windows 8
9 3 (1.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.84%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.42%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (26.05%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (21.85%) DevOps
3 44 (18.49%) SDLC
4 29 (12.18%) Problem-Solving
4 29 (12.18%) Release Management
5 26 (10.92%) ITIL
6 23 (9.66%) MVC
7 22 (9.24%) Business Intelligence
8 21 (8.82%) Project Management
9 20 (8.40%) Process Improvement
10 17 (7.14%) CRM
11 14 (5.88%) Scrum
12 13 (5.46%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (5.04%) Analytics
13 12 (5.04%) Change Management
13 12 (5.04%) Software Engineering
13 12 (5.04%) Stakeholder Management
14 11 (4.62%) Mentoring
14 11 (4.62%) Project Delivery
15 9 (3.78%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 69 (28.99%) SQL
2 56 (23.53%) Python
3 49 (20.59%) C#
4 48 (20.17%) PowerShell
5 41 (17.23%) JavaScript
6 32 (13.45%) Ruby
7 17 (7.14%) C
8 7 (2.94%) T-SQL
9 6 (2.52%) R
9 6 (2.52%) TypeScript
10 5 (2.10%) C++
11 3 (1.26%) MATLAB
11 3 (1.26%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.26%) VB
12 2 (0.84%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.42%) Java
13 1 (0.42%) Perl
13 1 (0.42%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 33 (13.87%) Degree
2 10 (4.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.68%) CCNA
3 4 (1.68%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.26%) A+ Certification
4 3 (1.26%) CCNP
4 3 (1.26%) HND
4 3 (1.26%) Network+ Certification
4 3 (1.26%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (0.84%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.84%) HNC
5 2 (0.84%) MCTS
5 2 (0.84%) PhD
6 1 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.42%) MCSA
6 1 (0.42%) MCSE
6 1 (0.42%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.42%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.42%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (8.82%) QA
2 19 (7.98%) SLA
3 1 (0.42%) PMO
System Software
1 53 (22.27%) Active Directory
2 16 (6.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.36%) Docker
4 7 (2.94%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.94%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (1.68%) BitLocker
5 4 (1.68%) Firmware
5 4 (1.68%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (1.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (1.26%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (1.26%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (1.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (4.62%) SCCM
2 9 (3.78%) WSUS
3 6 (2.52%) NetBackup
4 4 (1.68%) Failover Clustering
4 4 (1.68%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (1.68%) vRealize
5 3 (1.26%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.84%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.84%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.84%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.84%) PaperCut
6 2 (0.84%) SafeCom
6 2 (0.84%) Terraform
Vendors
1 28 (11.76%) Micro Focus
2 21 (8.82%) VMware
3 19 (7.98%) Oracle
4 18 (7.56%) Cisco
5 10 (4.20%) Xamarin
6 9 (3.78%) Salesforce.com
6 9 (3.78%) Veeam
6 9 (3.78%) Veritas
7 8 (3.36%) Informatica
8 6 (2.52%) Dell
8 6 (2.52%) HP
8 6 (2.52%) LogRhythm
8 6 (2.52%) Zerto
9 5 (2.10%) Aruba
9 5 (2.10%) Splunk
9 5 (2.10%) Teradata
10 4 (1.68%) Ab Initio
10 4 (1.68%) Charles River
10 4 (1.68%) IBM
10 4 (1.68%) SAP