Period
to 28 October 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 28 October 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
28 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 5 9 14
Rank change year-on-year +4 +5 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 295 138 263
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 19.99% 20.06% 14.53%
As % of the Vendors category 49.75% 46.31% 36.58%
Number of salaries quoted 187 84 194
10th Percentile £26,050 £35,375 £26,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £42,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -4.00% +17.65% -3.41%
75th Percentile £60,625 £57,500 £54,375
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £61,250
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £48,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.04% +20.00% -4.76%

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 593 298 719
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 40.18% 43.31% 39.72%
Number of salaries quoted 390 190 489
10th Percentile £32,000 £33,625 £30,000
25th Percentile £38,250 £37,563 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.56% -5.26%
75th Percentile £60,000 £57,188 £56,000
90th Percentile £75,100 £65,000 £65,500
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 28 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 October 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.

1 130 (44.07%) Azure
2 105 (35.59%) Microsoft 365
3 96 (32.54%) Social Skills
4 70 (23.73%) .NET
5 67 (22.71%) SQL Server
6 65 (22.03%) Windows
7 63 (21.36%) SQL
8 56 (18.98%) Finance
8 56 (18.98%) Agile Software Development
9 53 (17.97%) Active Directory
9 53 (17.97%) Power Platform
9 53 (17.97%) Problem-Solving
10 49 (16.61%) DevOps
11 43 (14.58%) PowerShell
11 43 (14.58%) C#
12 39 (13.22%) Business Intelligence
13 37 (12.54%) HTML
14 33 (11.19%) Microsoft Excel
14 33 (11.19%) SharePoint
14 33 (11.19%) Information Security
15 32 (10.85%) Service Delivery
15 32 (10.85%) Dynamics 365
16 31 (10.51%) Microsoft Certification
17 30 (10.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 30 (10.17%) Visualisation
18 29 (9.83%) Data Warehouse
19 28 (9.49%) ASP.NET
19 28 (9.49%) Line Management
20 27 (9.15%) Mentoring
20 27 (9.15%) Microsoft Office

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 33 (11.19%) SharePoint
2 19 (6.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 17 (5.76%) CMS
4 15 (5.08%) Sitecore CMS
5 12 (4.07%) MS Exchange
6 11 (3.73%) IIS
7 1 (0.34%) Apache
7 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.34%) OpenEdge
7 1 (0.34%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.34%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
Applications
1 33 (11.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (9.15%) Microsoft Office
3 20 (6.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (3.73%) Microsoft Project
5 8 (2.71%) Revit
6 2 (0.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.03%) Infor M3
1 6 (2.03%) Maximo
2 4 (1.36%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (1.36%) SAP Business One
3 2 (0.68%) Infor CloudSuite
3 2 (0.68%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.68%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 130 (44.07%) Azure
2 105 (35.59%) Microsoft 365
3 53 (17.97%) Power Platform
4 32 (10.85%) Dynamics 365
5 13 (4.41%) AWS
6 11 (3.73%) PowerApps
7 10 (3.39%) Azure Active Directory
7 10 (3.39%) Azure Data Factory
7 10 (3.39%) Serverless
8 9 (3.05%) OneDrive
9 7 (2.37%) PaaS
9 7 (2.37%) SaaS
10 6 (2.03%) Power Automate
11 5 (1.69%) Azure Synapse Analytics
12 4 (1.36%) Azure Stack
12 4 (1.36%) Firebase
12 4 (1.36%) GCP
12 4 (1.36%) IaaS
13 3 (1.02%) Yammer
14 2 (0.68%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 19 (6.44%) TCP/IP
2 18 (6.10%) DNS
2 18 (6.10%) Firewall
3 15 (5.08%) DHCP
4 8 (2.71%) LAN
4 8 (2.71%) SAN
5 5 (1.69%) Wireless
6 4 (1.36%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (1.36%) VPN
6 4 (1.36%) WAN
7 3 (1.02%) Cisco ISE
7 3 (1.02%) Kerberos
7 3 (1.02%) VoIP
8 2 (0.68%) DMZ
8 2 (0.68%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.68%) Network Security
9 1 (0.34%) HTTP
9 1 (0.34%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.34%) Internet
9 1 (0.34%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (22.71%) SQL Server
2 30 (10.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 29 (9.83%) Data Warehouse
4 23 (7.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 20 (6.78%) Power BI
6 18 (6.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 17 (5.76%) Relational Database
8 16 (5.42%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (1.36%) DTS
9 4 (1.36%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.36%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.02%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (1.02%) Data Lake
10 3 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.68%) Big Data
11 2 (0.68%) IBM InfoSphere
11 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (0.68%) Qlik Sense
11 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.68%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 11 (3.73%) Octopus Deploy
2 9 (3.05%) Visual Studio
3 8 (2.71%) TeamCity
4 7 (2.37%) Git (software)
5 5 (1.69%) NUnit
6 4 (1.36%) Moq
7 2 (0.68%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.68%) JIRA
8 1 (0.34%) Ant
8 1 (0.34%) Maven
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.34%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 96 (32.54%) Social Skills
2 56 (18.98%) Finance
3 23 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (7.46%) Retail
5 19 (6.44%) Organisational Skills
6 13 (4.41%) Influencing Skills
7 12 (4.07%) Legal
7 12 (4.07%) Public Sector
8 10 (3.39%) Documentation Skills
9 7 (2.37%) Law
10 5 (1.69%) Environmental Health
10 5 (1.69%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 4 (1.36%) Marketing
12 3 (1.02%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.34%) Back Office
13 1 (0.34%) Games
13 1 (0.34%) Presentation Skills
13 1 (0.34%) Publishing
13 1 (0.34%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 71 (24.07%) Developer
2 43 (14.58%) Architect
3 34 (11.53%) Analyst
4 26 (8.81%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 20 (6.78%) Support Engineer
6 18 (6.10%) IT Engineer
7 17 (5.76%) .NET Developer
8 16 (5.42%) Software Developer
9 14 (4.75%) SQL Developer
10 13 (4.41%) Solutions Architect
10 13 (4.41%) SQL BI Developer
11 12 (4.07%) Applications Architect
12 11 (3.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 11 (3.73%) IT Support
12 11 (3.73%) Lead Developer
13 10 (3.39%) Azure Architect
13 10 (3.39%) Data Engineer
13 10 (3.39%) IT Support Engineer
14 9 (3.05%) DevOps Engineer
15 8 (2.71%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (23.73%) .NET
2 37 (12.54%) HTML
3 28 (9.49%) ASP.NET
4 22 (7.46%) XML
5 21 (7.12%) CSS
6 17 (5.76%) .NET Core
6 17 (5.76%) JSON
7 14 (4.75%) AngularJS
8 12 (4.07%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (3.39%) .NET Framework
9 10 (3.39%) React
10 7 (2.37%) jQuery
10 7 (2.37%) REST
10 7 (2.37%) SAML
10 7 (2.37%) Web Services
11 6 (2.03%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (2.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 6 (2.03%) XSLT
12 5 (1.69%) EDI
12 5 (1.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.80%) Public Cloud
2 17 (5.76%) Hybrid Cloud
3 16 (5.42%) Greenfield Project
4 15 (5.08%) Driving Licence
5 12 (4.07%) Data Centre
6 9 (3.05%) User Experience
7 5 (1.69%) CCTV
7 5 (1.69%) Cyberthreat
7 5 (1.69%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.69%) PDA
8 4 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.02%) Clustering
9 3 (1.02%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (1.02%) Podcast
9 3 (1.02%) Replication
10 2 (0.68%) Analytical Mindset
10 2 (0.68%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.34%) Freedom of Information
11 1 (0.34%) Renewable Energy
11 1 (0.34%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 65 (22.03%) Windows
2 27 (9.15%) Windows Server
3 23 (7.80%) Windows 10
4 11 (3.73%) Linux
5 10 (3.39%) Windows Server 2016
6 9 (3.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (2.03%) Windows Server 2019
8 4 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.68%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.34%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (0.34%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.34%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (18.98%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (17.97%) Problem-Solving
3 49 (16.61%) DevOps
4 39 (13.22%) Business Intelligence
5 33 (11.19%) Information Security
6 32 (10.85%) Service Delivery
7 30 (10.17%) Visualisation
8 28 (9.49%) Line Management
9 27 (9.15%) Mentoring
9 27 (9.15%) Software Engineering
10 26 (8.81%) CRM
10 26 (8.81%) Project Management
11 25 (8.47%) Migration
12 22 (7.46%) Analytics
12 22 (7.46%) Enterprise Architecture
13 21 (7.12%) Facilities Management
14 19 (6.44%) ArchiMate
14 19 (6.44%) TOGAF
15 18 (6.10%) Data Visualisation
15 18 (6.10%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 63 (21.36%) SQL
2 43 (14.58%) C#
2 43 (14.58%) PowerShell
3 24 (8.14%) T-SQL
4 22 (7.46%) Python
5 21 (7.12%) JavaScript
6 6 (2.03%) Java
7 4 (1.36%) Perl
8 3 (1.02%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.02%) PHP
9 2 (0.68%) VB
10 1 (0.34%) C
10 1 (0.34%) F#
10 1 (0.34%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.34%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.34%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (10.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (5.42%) Degree
3 8 (2.71%) CCNA
3 8 (2.71%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (2.03%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.36%) CISSP
5 4 (1.36%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (1.36%) MCSA
6 3 (1.02%) AAT
6 3 (1.02%) ACCA
7 2 (0.68%) CISA
7 2 (0.68%) CRISC
8 1 (0.34%) HNC
8 1 (0.34%) MCSE
8 1 (0.34%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.42%) SLA
2 10 (3.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (2.03%) GDPR
4 4 (1.36%) NIST
4 4 (1.36%) QA
5 3 (1.02%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.68%) HIPAA
6 2 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.34%) COBIT
7 1 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.34%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 53 (17.97%) Active Directory
2 16 (5.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.03%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.69%) Docker
5 3 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.68%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (2.37%) Single Sign-On
2 6 (2.03%) SCCM
3 5 (1.69%) Terraform
4 3 (1.02%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 3 (1.02%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (1.02%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (0.68%) WSUS
6 1 (0.34%) Ansible
6 1 (0.34%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.34%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.34%) QRadar
6 1 (0.34%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.34%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 23 (7.80%) VMware
2 19 (6.44%) Adobe
2 19 (6.44%) MuleSoft
3 18 (6.10%) SAP
4 17 (5.76%) Cisco
4 17 (5.76%) Oracle
5 15 (5.08%) Citrix
5 15 (5.08%) Sitecore
6 10 (3.39%) Infor
7 6 (2.03%) Sage
8 4 (1.36%) Google
8 4 (1.36%) Veritas
9 3 (1.02%) MicroStrategy
10 2 (0.68%) Dell
10 2 (0.68%) EMC
10 2 (0.68%) HP
10 2 (0.68%) Informatica
10 2 (0.68%) NetApp
10 2 (0.68%) Netezza
10 2 (0.68%) Pegasus