Period
to 27 July 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 27 July 2021 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 > Glasgow
6 months to
27 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 6 11 11
Rank change year-on-year +5 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 257 156 304
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 18.11% 16.76% 16.05%
As % of the Vendors category 48.31% 44.44% 41.03%
Number of salaries quoted 154 121 241
10th Percentile £26,050 £32,250 £25,750
25th Percentile £37,500 £38,750 £31,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £46,750 £49,500 £41,500
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% +19.28% -2.35%
75th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
90th Percentile £64,850 £63,750 £62,500
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £47,010 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.04% +17.53% -5.88%

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 Glasgow.

All Vendors
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 532 351 741
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 37.49% 37.70% 39.12%
Number of salaries quoted 331 246 528
10th Percentile £32,000 £30,125 £28,500
25th Percentile £37,375 £37,500 £34,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.88% -5.56%
75th Percentile £56,250 £53,750 £55,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £66,625
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Glasgow

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microsoft in Glasgow.

Salary trend for Microsoft in Glasgow

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft in Glasgow over the 6 months to 27 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 July 2021, 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 102 (39.69%) Azure
2 65 (25.29%) C#
3 60 (23.35%) SQL
3 60 (23.35%) Social Skills
4 55 (21.40%) Microsoft 365
5 51 (19.84%) .NET
6 47 (18.29%) JavaScript
6 47 (18.29%) Finance
7 46 (17.90%) Agile Software Development
8 43 (16.73%) SQL Server
9 41 (15.95%) HTML
10 40 (15.56%) CSS
10 40 (15.56%) Windows
10 40 (15.56%) Power Platform
11 37 (14.40%) Cisco
12 36 (14.01%) DevOps
12 36 (14.01%) Problem-Solving
13 35 (13.62%) Business Intelligence
14 32 (12.45%) Python
14 32 (12.45%) PowerShell
15 31 (12.06%) Oracle
16 28 (10.89%) Active Directory
17 27 (10.51%) Java
18 25 (9.73%) ASP.NET
18 25 (9.73%) MVC
18 25 (9.73%) HTML5
19 24 (9.34%) CSS3
19 24 (9.34%) Windows Server
20 23 (8.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 22 (8.56%) Information Security

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 20 (7.78%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.50%) CMS
2 9 (3.50%) MS Exchange
2 9 (3.50%) Umbraco
3 7 (2.72%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (1.95%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 5 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (1.95%) WordPress
5 4 (1.56%) Drupal
5 4 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.17%) IIS
7 2 (0.78%) Podio
7 2 (0.78%) SAS
8 1 (0.39%) Confluence
8 1 (0.39%) OpenEdge
8 1 (0.39%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.39%) WebLogic
Applications
1 21 (8.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (5.84%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (2.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.78%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.33%) Maximo
2 5 (1.95%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.56%) Magento
4 2 (0.78%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.78%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.78%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.39%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.39%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 102 (39.69%) Azure
2 55 (21.40%) Microsoft 365
3 40 (15.56%) Power Platform
4 16 (6.23%) AWS
4 16 (6.23%) Dynamics 365
5 12 (4.67%) OneDrive
6 10 (3.89%) PowerApps
7 8 (3.11%) Azure Active Directory
8 7 (2.72%) Power Automate
9 5 (1.95%) Azure Data Factory
9 5 (1.95%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (1.95%) PaaS
10 4 (1.56%) Azure Stack
10 4 (1.56%) Azure Synapse Analytics
10 4 (1.56%) IaaS
11 3 (1.17%) npm
12 2 (0.78%) Azure Service Bus
12 2 (0.78%) SaaS
13 1 (0.39%) Azure Storage
13 1 (0.39%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 21 (8.17%) Firewall
2 14 (5.45%) TCP/IP
3 11 (4.28%) DHCP
3 11 (4.28%) Wireless
4 10 (3.89%) DNS
4 10 (3.89%) LAN
5 7 (2.72%) SAN
5 7 (2.72%) WAN
5 7 (2.72%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (1.95%) VoIP
7 4 (1.56%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (1.56%) VPN
8 3 (1.17%) Cisco ISE
9 2 (0.78%) HTTP
9 2 (0.78%) Kerberos
9 2 (0.78%) Network Security
9 2 (0.78%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (0.39%) Cisco Firepower
10 1 (0.39%) Software-Defined Networking
10 1 (0.39%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (16.73%) SQL Server
2 23 (8.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (8.56%) Data Warehouse
3 22 (8.56%) Power BI
4 21 (8.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (7.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (2.72%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (1.95%) Azure SQL Database
7 5 (1.95%) Data Lake
7 5 (1.95%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.95%) Tableau
8 4 (1.56%) Qlik Sense
9 3 (1.17%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.17%) QlikView
10 2 (0.78%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.78%) GIS
10 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (0.78%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (3.89%) Octopus Deploy
1 10 (3.89%) TeamCity
2 8 (3.11%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.95%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.56%) JIRA
5 3 (1.17%) gulp
5 3 (1.17%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.78%) NUnit
7 1 (0.39%) Ant
7 1 (0.39%) Moq
7 1 (0.39%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 60 (23.35%) Social Skills
2 47 (18.29%) Finance
3 21 (8.17%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (8.17%) Multimedia
4 19 (7.39%) Organisational Skills
5 18 (7.00%) Retail
6 16 (6.23%) Public Sector
7 14 (5.45%) Games
7 14 (5.45%) Influencing Skills
8 13 (5.06%) Manufacturing
9 10 (3.89%) Legal
10 8 (3.11%) Marketing
11 7 (2.72%) Law
12 5 (1.95%) Environmental Health
13 3 (1.17%) Presentation Skills
14 2 (0.78%) Banking
14 2 (0.78%) Inclusion and Diversity
14 2 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.39%) Billing
15 1 (0.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 65 (25.29%) Developer
2 34 (13.23%) Trainee
3 19 (7.39%) Support Engineer
4 18 (7.00%) Analyst
4 18 (7.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 17 (6.61%) Administrator
5 17 (6.61%) Consultant
5 17 (6.61%) IT Engineer
6 16 (6.23%) Software Developer
7 14 (5.45%) Architect
7 14 (5.45%) IT Support
8 13 (5.06%) .NET Developer
8 13 (5.06%) Games Tester
8 13 (5.06%) Software Tester
8 13 (5.06%) Tester
8 13 (5.06%) Trainee Software Tester
8 13 (5.06%) Trainee Tester
9 12 (4.67%) IT Support Engineer
10 11 (4.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 11 (4.28%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (19.84%) .NET
2 41 (15.95%) HTML
3 40 (15.56%) CSS
4 25 (9.73%) ASP.NET
4 25 (9.73%) HTML5
5 24 (9.34%) CSS3
6 21 (8.17%) .NET Core
7 19 (7.39%) AngularJS
8 15 (5.84%) React
9 14 (5.45%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (5.06%) Java SE
10 13 (5.06%) REST
11 9 (3.50%) .NET Framework
11 9 (3.50%) Entity Framework
12 8 (3.11%) ASP.NET Core
12 8 (3.11%) ASP.NET Web API
13 7 (2.72%) Vue.js
14 5 (1.95%) Web Services
15 4 (1.56%) COM
15 4 (1.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.06%) Data Structures
1 13 (5.06%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (3.89%) Driving Licence
3 8 (3.11%) Data Centre
4 5 (1.95%) CCTV
4 5 (1.95%) Cyberthreat
4 5 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (1.95%) Management Information System
4 5 (1.95%) PDA
5 4 (1.56%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.17%) Replication
6 3 (1.17%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.39%) Clustering
7 1 (0.39%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.39%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.39%) Renewable Energy
7 1 (0.39%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (0.39%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.39%) User Experience
7 1 (0.39%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 40 (15.56%) Windows
2 24 (9.34%) Windows Server
3 16 (6.23%) Linux
4 14 (5.45%) Windows 10
5 11 (4.28%) Windows Server 2016
6 10 (3.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (3.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (2.72%) Windows 7
9 5 (1.95%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (1.56%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (1.56%) Windows Server 2019
10 4 (1.56%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.78%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.39%) Alpine Linux
12 1 (0.39%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.39%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (17.90%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (14.01%) DevOps
2 36 (14.01%) Problem-Solving
3 35 (13.62%) Business Intelligence
4 25 (9.73%) MVC
5 22 (8.56%) Information Security
6 21 (8.17%) Service Delivery
7 20 (7.78%) Software Engineering
8 18 (7.00%) Line Management
8 18 (7.00%) Project Management
9 17 (6.61%) DNA
10 16 (6.23%) Mentoring
11 15 (5.84%) Analytics
11 15 (5.84%) Functional Programming
11 15 (5.84%) OO
12 14 (5.45%) OOP
13 13 (5.06%) Facilities Management
13 13 (5.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 13 (5.06%) Software Testing
13 13 (5.06%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 65 (25.29%) C#
2 60 (23.35%) SQL
3 47 (18.29%) JavaScript
4 32 (12.45%) PowerShell
4 32 (12.45%) Python
5 27 (10.51%) Java
6 20 (7.78%) T-SQL
7 13 (5.06%) Java 8
8 12 (4.67%) PHP
9 3 (1.17%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.17%) Perl
10 2 (0.78%) F#
10 2 (0.78%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.78%) R
11 1 (0.39%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (0.39%) Ruby
11 1 (0.39%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (5.45%) A+ Certification
1 14 (5.45%) Degree
2 13 (5.06%) CIW
2 13 (5.06%) OCA
2 13 (5.06%) OCP
2 13 (5.06%) Oracle Certification
3 10 (3.89%) CCNA
3 10 (3.89%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (3.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (2.72%) Linux+ Certification
4 7 (2.72%) Network+ Certification
5 6 (2.33%) Security Cleared
6 5 (1.95%) ACCA
6 5 (1.95%) CISSP
6 5 (1.95%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.78%) CISA
7 2 (0.78%) CRISC
7 2 (0.78%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.39%) APMP
8 1 (0.39%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.67%) SLA
2 8 (3.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (3.11%) QA
3 7 (2.72%) GDPR
4 6 (2.33%) Data Quality
5 5 (1.95%) HIPAA
6 4 (1.56%) NIST
7 3 (1.17%) ISO 9001
7 3 (1.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.78%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.39%) COBIT
9 1 (0.39%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.39%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 28 (10.89%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.33%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.56%) Docker
3 4 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.17%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (2.33%) Terraform
2 5 (1.95%) SCCM
3 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (0.78%) WSUS
4 1 (0.39%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 1 (0.39%) Ansible
4 1 (0.39%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.39%) QRadar
4 1 (0.39%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 37 (14.40%) Cisco
2 31 (12.06%) Oracle
3 8 (3.11%) VMware
4 7 (2.72%) Adobe
4 7 (2.72%) SAP
4 7 (2.72%) Sitecore
5 6 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (1.95%) MuleSoft
7 4 (1.56%) Meraki
8 3 (1.17%) Apple
8 3 (1.17%) Citrix
8 3 (1.17%) LogRhythm
8 3 (1.17%) Sage
9 2 (0.78%) DataFlux
9 2 (0.78%) NetApp
9 2 (0.78%) Palo Alto
9 2 (0.78%) Pegasus
9 2 (0.78%) Teradata
10 1 (0.39%) Ivanti
10 1 (0.39%) SonicWALL