Period
to 11 December 2018

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 11 December 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 > Glasgow
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 13 11
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 287 319 318
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 13.58% 13.81% 15.49%
As % of the Vendors category 32.21% 33.44% 32.25%
Number of salaries quoted 185 242 224
Glasgow median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £23,850 £28,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £62,500 £55,875
Scotland median annual salary £41,274 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.88% +6.25% +5.26%

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 891 954 986
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 42.17% 41.30% 48.03%
Number of salaries quoted 590 601 558
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,750 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £58,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +3.66%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Glasgow

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft in Glasgow.

Salary trend for Microsoft in Glasgow

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Glasgow over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 118 (41.11%) SQL
2 104 (36.24%) SQL Server
3 82 (28.57%) Finance
4 81 (28.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 77 (26.83%) .NET
6 76 (26.48%) C#
7 73 (25.44%) JavaScript
8 66 (23.00%) Agile Software Development
9 65 (22.65%) Analytical Skills
10 61 (21.25%) Windows
11 56 (19.51%) Problem-Solving
12 54 (18.82%) CRM
13 51 (17.77%) MVC
14 46 (16.03%) Dynamics CRM
15 44 (15.33%) Degree
15 44 (15.33%) Business Intelligence
16 43 (14.98%) Microsoft Office
17 42 (14.63%) T-SQL
18 41 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 40 (13.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 40 (13.94%) Office 365
19 40 (13.94%) AngularJS
20 39 (13.59%) Coaching
21 38 (13.24%) SDLC
21 38 (13.24%) Microsoft Excel
22 37 (12.89%) ASP.NET
22 37 (12.89%) Dynamics 365
23 36 (12.54%) HTML
24 34 (11.85%) CSS
24 34 (11.85%) Active Directory

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 31 (10.80%) SharePoint
2 15 (5.23%) Apache
2 15 (5.23%) IIS
2 15 (5.23%) Tomcat
3 12 (4.18%) JBoss
3 12 (4.18%) Skype for Business
4 5 (1.74%) MS Exchange
4 5 (1.74%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (1.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.70%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.70%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.70%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.35%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.35%) nginx
8 1 (0.35%) SAS
8 1 (0.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 43 (14.98%) Microsoft Office
2 38 (13.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (5.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (2.79%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (1.05%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 46 (16.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (9.41%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (2.09%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.70%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (0.70%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.35%) Dynamics SL
5 1 (0.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 81 (28.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 40 (13.94%) Office 365
3 37 (12.89%) Dynamics 365
4 20 (6.97%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (4.18%) PaaS
6 10 (3.48%) Azure Functions
6 10 (3.48%) Serverless
7 9 (3.14%) IaaS
7 9 (3.14%) Yammer
8 8 (2.79%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (2.09%) SaaS
10 5 (1.74%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (1.05%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (1.05%) Google Compute Engine
12 2 (0.70%) Force.com
13 1 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (7.32%) DNS
2 17 (5.92%) TCP/IP
3 15 (5.23%) Intranet
4 13 (4.53%) Skype
5 12 (4.18%) Firewall
6 9 (3.14%) DHCP
6 9 (3.14%) iSCSI
6 9 (3.14%) SSH
7 8 (2.79%) Network Security
8 7 (2.44%) WAN
9 6 (2.09%) LAN
9 6 (2.09%) VoIP
10 5 (1.74%) Internet
10 5 (1.74%) SAN
10 5 (1.74%) VPN
11 3 (1.05%) VLAN
11 3 (1.05%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (0.70%) Remote Desktop
12 2 (0.70%) WebEx
12 2 (0.70%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (36.24%) SQL Server
2 41 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 40 (13.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 33 (11.50%) Power BI
5 25 (8.71%) SQL Server 2012
6 24 (8.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 14 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (3.83%) QlikView
9 10 (3.48%) Relational Database
10 9 (3.14%) SQL Server 2014
11 5 (1.74%) MySQL
12 4 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
12 4 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
13 3 (1.05%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 3 (1.05%) MongoDB
13 3 (1.05%) NoSQL
13 3 (1.05%) Oracle Database
13 3 (1.05%) SQL Server 2016
14 2 (0.70%) Oracle Database 10g
14 2 (0.70%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 20 (6.97%) Visual Studio
2 12 (4.18%) Git (software)
3 9 (3.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (2.09%) MSTest
4 6 (2.09%) NUnit
4 6 (2.09%) Selenium
5 5 (1.74%) JIRA
5 5 (1.74%) SpecFlow
6 4 (1.39%) GoogleTest
6 4 (1.39%) Hudson
7 3 (1.05%) Eclipse
7 3 (1.05%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.05%) Subversion
7 3 (1.05%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.70%) CA Release Automation
8 2 (0.70%) Moq
8 2 (0.70%) RubyMine
8 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.35%) GitLab
9 1 (0.35%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 82 (28.57%) Finance
2 22 (7.67%) Banking
3 16 (5.57%) Manufacturing
4 10 (3.48%) Retail
5 6 (2.09%) Law
6 5 (1.74%) Corporate Banking
6 5 (1.74%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.39%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.39%) Legal
7 4 (1.39%) Marketing
8 2 (0.70%) French Language
8 2 (0.70%) German Language
8 2 (0.70%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.70%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.35%) Advertising
9 1 (0.35%) Back Office
9 1 (0.35%) Billing
9 1 (0.35%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 105 (36.59%) Developer
2 38 (13.24%) .NET Developer
3 33 (11.50%) Analyst
3 33 (11.50%) Consultant
4 25 (8.71%) Senior Developer
5 17 (5.92%) Architect
6 14 (4.88%) SharePoint Developer
6 14 (4.88%) Software Engineer
6 14 (4.88%) SQL Developer
7 13 (4.53%) Applications Engineer
7 13 (4.53%) Database Developer
7 13 (4.53%) ERP Consultant
7 13 (4.53%) Senior .NET Developer
8 12 (4.18%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 12 (4.18%) Dynamics AX Consultant
9 11 (3.83%) Software Developer
9 11 (3.83%) Support Engineer
10 10 (3.48%) Solutions Architect
11 9 (3.14%) SQL BI Developer
12 8 (2.79%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (26.83%) .NET
2 40 (13.94%) AngularJS
3 37 (12.89%) ASP.NET
4 36 (12.54%) HTML
5 34 (11.85%) CSS
6 27 (9.41%) Web Services
7 24 (8.36%) ASP.NET MVC
8 19 (6.62%) .NET Framework
9 18 (6.27%) jQuery
10 17 (5.92%) RESTful
11 16 (5.57%) ASP.NET Web API
12 13 (4.53%) JSON
13 12 (4.18%) HTML5
14 11 (3.83%) .NET Core
14 11 (3.83%) CSS3
14 11 (3.83%) React
14 11 (3.83%) SOAP
15 10 (3.48%) Entity Framework
16 9 (3.14%) LINQ
16 9 (3.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 65 (22.65%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.23%) Hybrid Cloud
3 12 (4.18%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (3.83%) Greenfield Project
5 10 (3.48%) Management Information System
6 9 (3.14%) Data Centre
6 9 (3.14%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (2.09%) Replication
8 5 (1.74%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.39%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.39%) User Experience
10 3 (1.05%) Clustering
10 3 (1.05%) Driving Licence
10 3 (1.05%) HoloLens
10 3 (1.05%) PMI
11 2 (0.70%) Augmented Reality
11 2 (0.70%) Cloud Native
11 2 (0.70%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.70%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.70%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 61 (21.25%) Windows
2 26 (9.06%) Windows Server
3 22 (7.67%) Linux
4 12 (4.18%) Unix
5 10 (3.48%) Windows 7
6 8 (2.79%) Windows 10
7 7 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (1.74%) Solaris
8 5 (1.74%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (1.39%) AIX
9 4 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.35%) Android
10 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.35%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (23.00%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (19.51%) Problem-Solving
3 54 (18.82%) CRM
4 51 (17.77%) MVC
5 44 (15.33%) Business Intelligence
6 39 (13.59%) Coaching
7 38 (13.24%) SDLC
8 34 (11.85%) Migration
9 33 (11.50%) ERP
10 31 (10.80%) Project Management
11 29 (10.10%) Data Migration
12 28 (9.76%) Service Delivery
13 25 (8.71%) Presales
14 24 (8.36%) Customer Requirements
15 23 (8.01%) Customer Engagement
15 23 (8.01%) Data Cleansing
15 23 (8.01%) Test Automation
16 22 (7.67%) ETL
17 21 (7.32%) Analytics
17 21 (7.32%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 118 (41.11%) SQL
2 76 (26.48%) C#
3 73 (25.44%) JavaScript
4 42 (14.63%) T-SQL
5 17 (5.92%) TypeScript
6 16 (5.57%) PowerShell
7 13 (4.53%) Python
8 11 (3.83%) Bash Shell
9 9 (3.14%) Java
10 8 (2.79%) Bourne shell
10 8 (2.79%) Korn
11 7 (2.44%) C++
12 6 (2.09%) sed
13 5 (1.74%) X++
14 4 (1.39%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.39%) VB
14 4 (1.39%) VBA
15 3 (1.05%) R
16 2 (0.70%) Ruby
16 2 (0.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 44 (15.33%) Degree
2 15 (5.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (3.14%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (2.44%) CCNA
4 7 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (2.44%) MCSA
5 6 (2.09%) MCP
6 5 (1.74%) CCENT
6 5 (1.74%) CompTIA Security+
6 5 (1.74%) Network+ Certification
7 4 (1.39%) Master's Degree
8 3 (1.05%) HND
8 3 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.05%) MCSE
8 3 (1.05%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.70%) HNC
9 2 (0.70%) ISEB
9 2 (0.70%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.70%) MCSD
9 2 (0.70%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (8.01%) QA
2 6 (2.09%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.74%) PMO
3 5 (1.74%) SLA
4 2 (0.70%) COBIT
4 2 (0.70%) GDPR
5 1 (0.35%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.35%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 34 (11.85%) Active Directory
2 16 (5.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (4.88%) Hyper-V
4 9 (3.14%) NFS
4 9 (3.14%) Samba
5 5 (1.74%) vSphere
6 3 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.70%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.35%) Docker
8 1 (0.35%) HDFS
8 1 (0.35%) Oracle Clusterware
8 1 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (5.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 11 (3.83%) SCCM
3 7 (2.44%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (1.39%) SCOM
5 3 (1.05%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 3 (1.05%) SCDPM
6 2 (0.70%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.70%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.70%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.70%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.70%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.70%) WMI
7 1 (0.35%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.35%) Malwarebytes
7 1 (0.35%) Nessus
7 1 (0.35%) Nexpose
7 1 (0.35%) Packer
7 1 (0.35%) Terraform
Vendors
1 21 (7.32%) VMware
2 16 (5.57%) Google
3 15 (5.23%) Cisco
3 15 (5.23%) Oracle
4 13 (4.53%) Tableau
5 11 (3.83%) IBM
6 10 (3.48%) Xamarin
7 9 (3.14%) Citrix
8 5 (1.74%) CA
8 5 (1.74%) CA Agile Central
8 5 (1.74%) MicroStrategy
8 5 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (1.39%) Cognizant
9 4 (1.39%) Dell
9 4 (1.39%) Veeam
10 3 (1.05%) EMC
10 3 (1.05%) IDERA
10 3 (1.05%) RedGate
10 3 (1.05%) Symantec
10 3 (1.05%) Xero