Period
to 14 July 2020

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 14 July 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 > Glasgow
6 months to
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 9 10 11
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1 +6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 159 308 381
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 16.26% 16.19% 15.34%
As % of the Vendors category 44.17% 40.74% 35.34%
Number of salaries quoted 128 247 328
Median annual salary £47,500 £41,850 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.50% -1.53% +13.33%
10th Percentile £32,100 £26,550 £25,070
90th Percentile £62,875 £62,600 £57,500
Scotland median annual salary £46,500 £40,436 £42,500
% change year-on-year +15.00% -4.86% +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 Glasgow.

All Vendors
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 360 756 1,078
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 36.81% 39.75% 43.40%
Number of salaries quoted 250 534 759
Median annual salary £45,000 £43,627 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.15% -3.05% +12.50%
10th Percentile £30,225 £29,199 £28,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £65,875 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 14 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 14 July 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 63 (39.62%) Azure
2 57 (35.85%) SQL
3 45 (28.30%) SQL Server
4 42 (26.42%) Active Directory
5 36 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (19.50%) Office 365
7 30 (18.87%) Windows
8 28 (17.61%) Microsoft Office
9 27 (16.98%) T-SQL
9 27 (16.98%) C#
10 26 (16.35%) .NET
10 26 (16.35%) AWS
11 24 (15.09%) Microsoft Certification
12 20 (12.58%) Degree
13 19 (11.95%) Performance Tuning
13 19 (11.95%) DevOps
14 18 (11.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 17 (10.69%) Law
15 17 (10.69%) Validation
15 17 (10.69%) Business Intelligence
15 17 (10.69%) Cryptography
15 17 (10.69%) PKI
15 17 (10.69%) Algorithms
15 17 (10.69%) Gemalto
16 16 (10.06%) Web Services
17 15 (9.43%) Google
17 15 (9.43%) GCP
18 14 (8.81%) TCP/IP
18 14 (8.81%) Finance
19 13 (8.18%) IBM

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 8 (5.03%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.14%) Skype for Business
3 4 (2.52%) SAS
4 2 (1.26%) CMS
4 2 (1.26%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.26%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.63%) Drupal
5 1 (0.63%) IIS
5 1 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.63%) WordPress
Applications
1 28 (17.61%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (5.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (4.40%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.52%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.63%) Magento
3 1 (0.63%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.63%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 63 (39.62%) Azure
2 31 (19.50%) Office 365
3 26 (16.35%) AWS
4 15 (9.43%) GCP
5 8 (5.03%) SaaS
6 7 (4.40%) Power Platform
7 4 (2.52%) IaaS
8 3 (1.89%) Amazon GuardDuty
8 3 (1.89%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (1.89%) PaaS
9 1 (0.63%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.63%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.81%) TCP/IP
2 11 (6.92%) DNS
3 10 (6.29%) WAN
4 9 (5.66%) Firewall
5 8 (5.03%) VPN
6 7 (4.40%) DHCP
7 5 (3.14%) LAN
7 5 (3.14%) Network Security
7 5 (3.14%) SAN
8 4 (2.52%) Skype
8 4 (2.52%) Unified Communications
9 3 (1.89%) Internet
9 3 (1.89%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (1.89%) Software-Defined Networking
9 3 (1.89%) SSH
9 3 (1.89%) SSL
9 3 (1.89%) VLAN
10 2 (1.26%) CTI
10 2 (1.26%) Ethernet
10 2 (1.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (28.30%) SQL Server
2 18 (11.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (7.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (5.03%) Azure SQL Database
5 7 (4.40%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (4.40%) Power BI
6 5 (3.14%) Big Data
6 5 (3.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (2.52%) QlikView
8 2 (1.26%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.26%) Electronic Patient Records
8 2 (1.26%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.26%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.63%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.63%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.63%) MySQL
9 1 (0.63%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (5.66%) Visual Studio
2 5 (3.14%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.89%) Eclipse
3 3 (1.89%) RubyMine
3 3 (1.89%) Subversion
4 2 (1.26%) Metasploit
4 2 (1.26%) WebScarab
5 1 (0.63%) GitLab
5 1 (0.63%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.63%) Moq
5 1 (0.63%) NUnit
5 1 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (10.69%) Law
2 14 (8.81%) Finance
3 12 (7.55%) Public Sector
4 10 (6.29%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.14%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.52%) Legal
7 3 (1.89%) Local Government
7 3 (1.89%) Retail
8 2 (1.26%) Billing
9 1 (0.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (15.09%) Developer
2 18 (11.32%) DBA
2 18 (11.32%) SQL DBA
3 17 (10.69%) Analyst
3 17 (10.69%) Cryptography Engineer
4 15 (9.43%) IT Support
5 12 (7.55%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 11 (6.92%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 11 (6.92%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
6 11 (6.92%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 11 (6.92%) 3rd Line Support
6 11 (6.92%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 11 (6.92%) Architect
6 11 (6.92%) DevOps Engineer
6 11 (6.92%) Support Engineer
7 10 (6.29%) Cloud Engineer
7 10 (6.29%) IT Engineer
8 9 (5.66%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
8 9 (5.66%) IT Support Engineer
8 9 (5.66%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (16.35%) .NET
2 16 (10.06%) Web Services
3 13 (8.18%) ASP.NET
4 9 (5.66%) AngularJS
5 8 (5.03%) CSS
5 8 (5.03%) HTML
6 6 (3.77%) .NET Core
6 6 (3.77%) .NET Framework
6 6 (3.77%) React
7 5 (3.14%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (3.14%) Entity Framework
8 4 (2.52%) HTML5
9 3 (1.89%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (1.89%) CSS3
9 3 (1.89%) jQuery
10 2 (1.26%) Kafka
10 2 (1.26%) OAuth
10 2 (1.26%) OAuth2
10 2 (1.26%) SAML
10 2 (1.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.69%) Algorithms
1 17 (10.69%) PKI
2 8 (5.03%) Public Cloud
3 6 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.14%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.14%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (2.52%) Data Structures
5 4 (2.52%) Driving Licence
5 4 (2.52%) Replication
6 3 (1.89%) Cyber Defence
6 3 (1.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (1.89%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.26%) Cloud Native
7 2 (1.26%) EPoS
7 2 (1.26%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.26%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.26%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.63%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.63%) LIMS
8 1 (0.63%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 30 (18.87%) Windows
2 11 (6.92%) Windows 10
3 10 (6.29%) Windows Server
4 9 (5.66%) Linux
5 7 (4.40%) Windows 7
5 7 (4.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (3.77%) Unix
6 6 (3.77%) Windows Server 2016
7 3 (1.89%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.26%) Android
9 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (11.95%) DevOps
2 19 (11.95%) Performance Tuning
3 17 (10.69%) Business Intelligence
3 17 (10.69%) Cryptography
3 17 (10.69%) Validation
4 13 (8.18%) Database Optimisation
4 13 (8.18%) ITIL
4 13 (8.18%) Performance Monitoring
4 13 (8.18%) Problem-Solving
5 12 (7.55%) Requirements Gathering
6 10 (6.29%) Mentoring
6 10 (6.29%) MVC
6 10 (6.29%) SDLC
7 8 (5.03%) Analytics
7 8 (5.03%) Migration
8 7 (4.40%) Project Delivery
8 7 (4.40%) Software Engineering
8 7 (4.40%) Web Development
9 6 (3.77%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 57 (35.85%) SQL
2 27 (16.98%) C#
2 27 (16.98%) T-SQL
3 12 (7.55%) JavaScript
4 7 (4.40%) PowerShell
4 7 (4.40%) VB
5 4 (2.52%) Java
5 4 (2.52%) Python
6 3 (1.89%) Ruby
7 1 (0.63%) C++
7 1 (0.63%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 1 (0.63%) Perl
7 1 (0.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 24 (15.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (12.58%) Degree
3 3 (1.89%) CISSP
3 3 (1.89%) DV Cleared
3 3 (1.89%) GCIH
3 3 (1.89%) HND
3 3 (1.89%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.89%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.26%) AWS Certification
4 2 (1.26%) CCNA
4 2 (1.26%) CCNP
4 2 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.26%) HNC
4 2 (1.26%) MCSE
5 1 (0.63%) AAT
5 1 (0.63%) ACCA
5 1 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.63%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.18%) QA
2 5 (3.14%) GDPR
3 3 (1.89%) NCSC
3 3 (1.89%) NIST
4 2 (1.26%) SLA
5 1 (0.63%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 42 (26.42%) Active Directory
2 9 (5.66%) Hyper-V
3 7 (4.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.52%) Docker
5 2 (1.26%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (7.55%) SCCM
2 5 (3.14%) Nessus
3 4 (2.52%) BMC Performance Manager
3 4 (2.52%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (2.52%) PowerCLI
3 4 (2.52%) SCSM
4 3 (1.89%) Kubernetes
4 3 (1.89%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (1.89%) Terraform
5 2 (1.26%) Core Impact
5 2 (1.26%) FortiGate
5 2 (1.26%) Nexpose
5 2 (1.26%) SCDPM
5 2 (1.26%) SCOM
5 2 (1.26%) SCOrch
5 2 (1.26%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.63%) Malwarebytes
6 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (10.69%) Gemalto
2 15 (9.43%) Google
3 13 (8.18%) IBM
4 11 (6.92%) Cisco
5 10 (6.29%) VMware
6 9 (5.66%) Capita
7 6 (3.77%) Oracle
8 5 (3.14%) Citrix
9 4 (2.52%) BMC
9 4 (2.52%) Cognos
9 4 (2.52%) MicroStrategy
9 4 (2.52%) Remedy
9 4 (2.52%) Sophos
10 3 (1.89%) Fortinet
10 3 (1.89%) McAfee
10 3 (1.89%) Palo Alto
10 3 (1.89%) Rapid7
10 3 (1.89%) Splunk
10 3 (1.89%) Symantec
11 2 (1.26%) Xamarin