Period
to 19 March 2019

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 19 March 2019 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
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 10 10 10
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 278 392 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 14.49% 16.71% 15.70%
As % of the Vendors category 34.58% 38.02% 36.23%
Number of salaries quoted 190 337 200
Glasgow median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £23,875 £28,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +6.67%

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 804 1,031 795
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 41.90% 43.95% 43.35%
Number of salaries quoted 540 706 468
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +12.43% +5.63%
10th Percentile £27,950 £29,313 £27,350
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,000 £56,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +9.76% -2.38%

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 19 March 2019.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 19 March 2019, 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.

1 101 (36.33%) SQL Server
2 98 (35.25%) SQL
3 83 (29.86%) C#
4 82 (29.50%) .NET
5 72 (25.90%) Microsoft Azure
6 65 (23.38%) Agile Software Development
7 62 (22.30%) MVC
8 60 (21.58%) JavaScript
9 55 (19.78%) Finance
10 52 (18.71%) Business Intelligence
11 51 (18.35%) ASP.NET
12 45 (16.19%) Problem-Solving
13 43 (15.47%) Analytical Skills
14 41 (14.75%) Windows
14 41 (14.75%) Active Directory
15 40 (14.39%) Microsoft Office
15 40 (14.39%) Power BI
16 37 (13.31%) Office 365
16 37 (13.31%) CRM
16 37 (13.31%) ASP.NET MVC
17 36 (12.95%) Degree
18 34 (12.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 33 (11.87%) Microsoft Excel
20 31 (11.15%) Dynamics CRM
20 31 (11.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 31 (11.15%) SDLC
21 30 (10.79%) ITIL
22 29 (10.43%) AngularJS
23 28 (10.07%) HTML
23 28 (10.07%) Amazon AWS

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 24 (8.63%) SharePoint
2 17 (6.12%) MS Exchange
3 11 (3.96%) SharePoint 2013
4 8 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (2.16%) Umbraco
6 5 (1.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (1.44%) Apache
7 4 (1.44%) Apache Spark
7 4 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.44%) SAS
7 4 (1.44%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.44%) WordPress
8 3 (1.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (1.08%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.72%) CMS
9 2 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.72%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.72%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.72%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.36%) Confluence
Applications
1 40 (14.39%) Microsoft Office
2 33 (11.87%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (5.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (2.52%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (1.44%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 31 (11.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (5.40%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.08%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (1.08%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.36%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.36%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 72 (25.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (13.31%) Office 365
3 28 (10.07%) Amazon AWS
4 26 (9.35%) Dynamics 365
5 17 (6.12%) PaaS
6 11 (3.96%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (2.16%) SaaS
8 5 (1.80%) Azure Data Factory
9 4 (1.44%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (1.44%) IaaS
9 4 (1.44%) Serverless
10 3 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (1.08%) Amazon S3
10 3 (1.08%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.36%) AdWords
11 1 (0.36%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.36%) Google Compute Engine
11 1 (0.36%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.68%) TCP/IP
2 12 (4.32%) WAN
3 11 (3.96%) DHCP
3 11 (3.96%) LAN
3 11 (3.96%) Network Security
4 10 (3.60%) DNS
5 7 (2.52%) Firewall
6 5 (1.80%) SAN
6 5 (1.80%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (1.44%) Internet
7 4 (1.44%) NAS
7 4 (1.44%) VoIP
8 3 (1.08%) Broadband
8 3 (1.08%) Skype
8 3 (1.08%) VPN
9 2 (0.72%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.72%) Intranet
9 2 (0.72%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (0.72%) WebEx
10 1 (0.36%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (36.33%) SQL Server
2 40 (14.39%) Power BI
3 34 (12.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 31 (11.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (7.19%) Data Warehouse
5 20 (7.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 17 (6.12%) Relational Database
7 12 (4.32%) QlikView
7 12 (4.32%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (3.60%) MongoDB
8 10 (3.60%) NoSQL
9 8 (2.88%) Azure SQL Database
9 8 (2.88%) Data Lake
10 7 (2.52%) RDBMS
11 6 (2.16%) MariaDB
11 6 (2.16%) SQL Server 2014
12 5 (1.80%) Oracle Database
12 5 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
13 4 (1.44%) Big Data
13 4 (1.44%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 17 (6.12%) Git (software)
2 15 (5.40%) Visual Studio
3 9 (3.24%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (2.88%) JIRA
4 8 (2.88%) Selenium
5 7 (2.52%) Hudson
6 6 (2.16%) Moq
6 6 (2.16%) NUnit
7 5 (1.80%) TeamCity
8 4 (1.44%) Jenkins
9 3 (1.08%) jMock
9 3 (1.08%) JUnit
9 3 (1.08%) MSTest
9 3 (1.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 3 (1.08%) Subversion
10 2 (0.72%) CA Release Automation
10 2 (0.72%) GitLab
10 2 (0.72%) GoCD
10 2 (0.72%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.72%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 55 (19.78%) Finance
2 17 (6.12%) Banking
3 10 (3.60%) Manufacturing
4 8 (2.88%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.80%) Corporate Banking
5 5 (1.80%) Marketing
6 4 (1.44%) Legal
6 4 (1.44%) Retail
7 1 (0.36%) Advertising
7 1 (0.36%) Back Office
7 1 (0.36%) Billing
7 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.36%) French Language
7 1 (0.36%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.36%) German Language
7 1 (0.36%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.36%) Law
7 1 (0.36%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.36%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 85 (30.58%) Developer
2 46 (16.55%) Analyst
3 33 (11.87%) .NET Developer
4 21 (7.55%) Software Developer
5 18 (6.47%) Consultant
6 17 (6.12%) Senior Developer
6 17 (6.12%) Support Engineer
7 16 (5.76%) Architect
7 16 (5.76%) Software Engineer
8 13 (4.68%) Administrator
8 13 (4.68%) SQL Developer
9 12 (4.32%) Service Analyst
9 12 (4.32%) Service Desk Analyst
10 11 (3.96%) DBA
11 10 (3.60%) C# Developer
11 10 (3.60%) Data Analyst
11 10 (3.60%) ERP Consultant
11 10 (3.60%) IT Support
12 9 (3.24%) .NET Software Developer
12 9 (3.24%) Dynamics AX Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (29.50%) .NET
2 51 (18.35%) ASP.NET
3 37 (13.31%) ASP.NET MVC
4 29 (10.43%) AngularJS
5 28 (10.07%) HTML
6 21 (7.55%) .NET Framework
7 20 (7.19%) CSS
8 19 (6.83%) .NET Core
9 16 (5.76%) React
10 13 (4.68%) Entity Framework
11 12 (4.32%) RESTful
12 10 (3.60%) ASP.NET Web API
13 8 (2.88%) jQuery
13 8 (2.88%) Web Services
14 6 (2.16%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 6 (2.16%) SOAP
15 5 (1.80%) LDAP
15 5 (1.80%) Unity DI Container
15 5 (1.80%) WPF
16 4 (1.44%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 43 (15.47%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (3.96%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (3.60%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (3.24%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (2.88%) User Experience
6 7 (2.52%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.52%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.16%) Client/Server
7 6 (2.16%) Data Centre
8 5 (1.80%) Augmented Reality
8 5 (1.80%) Clustering
9 4 (1.44%) Cloud Native
9 4 (1.44%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.44%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (1.08%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.72%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.72%) Public Cloud
12 1 (0.36%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.36%) Renewable Energy
12 1 (0.36%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 41 (14.75%) Windows
2 20 (7.19%) Windows Server
3 17 (6.12%) Linux
4 12 (4.32%) Windows 7
5 7 (2.52%) Android
5 7 (2.52%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.80%) AIX
6 5 (1.80%) Solaris
6 5 (1.80%) Windows 10
7 4 (1.44%) Unix
7 4 (1.44%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.72%) CentOS
10 1 (0.36%) Debian
10 1 (0.36%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (23.38%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (22.30%) MVC
3 52 (18.71%) Business Intelligence
4 45 (16.19%) Problem-Solving
5 37 (13.31%) CRM
6 31 (11.15%) SDLC
7 30 (10.79%) ITIL
8 26 (9.35%) Analytics
9 23 (8.27%) ERP
9 23 (8.27%) ETL
9 23 (8.27%) Project Management
10 22 (7.91%) Migration
11 21 (7.55%) Coaching
12 20 (7.19%) Software Engineering
13 18 (6.47%) Data Cleansing
13 18 (6.47%) Visualisation
14 17 (6.12%) Customer Engagement
14 17 (6.12%) Customer Requirements
14 17 (6.12%) Data Migration
14 17 (6.12%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 98 (35.25%) SQL
2 83 (29.86%) C#
3 60 (21.58%) JavaScript
4 24 (8.63%) T-SQL
5 22 (7.91%) Python
6 12 (4.32%) Java
7 9 (3.24%) PowerShell
8 8 (2.88%) R
8 8 (2.88%) Shell Script
9 7 (2.52%) PHP
10 6 (2.16%) VBA
11 4 (1.44%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.44%) Scala
12 3 (1.08%) VB
13 1 (0.36%) F#
13 1 (0.36%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.36%) Perl
13 1 (0.36%) Ruby
13 1 (0.36%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.36%) XPath
Qualifications
1 36 (12.95%) Degree
2 24 (8.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (4.68%) MCSA
4 9 (3.24%) CCNA
4 9 (3.24%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (2.52%) MCP
5 7 (2.52%) MCSE
6 5 (1.80%) CCENT
6 5 (1.80%) CompTIA Security+
6 5 (1.80%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (1.80%) MCSD
6 5 (1.80%) Network+ Certification
7 4 (1.44%) Master's Degree
7 4 (1.44%) MCITP
8 3 (1.08%) CCNP
8 3 (1.08%) MCAD
8 3 (1.08%) MCTS
9 2 (0.72%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.72%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.47%) QA
2 8 (2.88%) Data Quality
3 7 (2.52%) SLA
4 4 (1.44%) PMO
5 2 (0.72%) GDPR
6 1 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 41 (14.75%) Active Directory
2 14 (5.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.88%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.80%) vSphere
5 4 (1.44%) Docker
5 4 (1.44%) Oracle Clusterware
5 4 (1.44%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (1.08%) Terminal Services
6 3 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (1.08%) XenApp
7 2 (0.72%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.36%) HDFS
8 1 (0.36%) KVM
8 1 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.36%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (2.88%) SCCM
2 4 (1.44%) Ansible
2 4 (1.44%) Data Guard
2 4 (1.44%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 4 (1.44%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (1.44%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (1.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (1.44%) Terraform
3 3 (1.08%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (1.08%) Oracle Flashback
4 2 (0.72%) AirWatch
4 2 (0.72%) Graphite
4 2 (0.72%) HAProxy
4 2 (0.72%) Icinga
4 2 (0.72%) Packer
4 2 (0.72%) Puppet
4 2 (0.72%) SCOM
4 2 (0.72%) WMI
5 1 (0.36%) Core Impact
5 1 (0.36%) Nessus
Vendors
1 22 (7.91%) VMware
2 20 (7.19%) Oracle
3 16 (5.76%) Tableau
4 15 (5.40%) Citrix
5 11 (3.96%) Google
5 11 (3.96%) Xamarin
6 8 (2.88%) Cisco
7 7 (2.52%) CA
7 7 (2.52%) CA Agile Central
8 5 (1.80%) Databricks
8 5 (1.80%) Mitel
8 5 (1.80%) MobileIron
8 5 (1.80%) Red Hat
8 5 (1.80%) Teradata
9 4 (1.44%) Avaya
9 4 (1.44%) IBM
9 4 (1.44%) Nortel
9 4 (1.44%) Panasonic
10 3 (1.08%) BMC
10 3 (1.08%) Remedy