Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 19 13
Rank change year-on-year +8 -6 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 343 244 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 15.04% 10.70% 15.45%
As % of the Vendors category 34.40% 29.58% 30.35%
Number of salaries quoted 284 173 246
Glasgow median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.39% +2.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,030 £23,900 £25,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £58,250 £57,125
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 997 825 1,252
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 43.71% 36.18% 50.89%
Number of salaries quoted 708 479 661
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -
10th Percentile £29,350 £27,200 £26,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,050 £61,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

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 16 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 16 August 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.

1 163 (47.52%) SQL
2 115 (33.53%) SQL Server
3 100 (29.15%) .NET
4 86 (25.07%) Agile Software Development
5 84 (24.49%) C#
6 82 (23.91%) Microsoft Azure
7 81 (23.62%) Windows
8 77 (22.45%) Finance
9 64 (18.66%) MVC
10 63 (18.37%) Active Directory
11 62 (18.08%) JavaScript
12 61 (17.78%) ASP.NET
13 53 (15.45%) Business Intelligence
14 51 (14.87%) CRM
15 49 (14.29%) Oracle
16 48 (13.99%) T-SQL
16 48 (13.99%) AngularJS
17 47 (13.70%) Microsoft Office
18 46 (13.41%) ITIL
19 45 (13.12%) HTML
20 44 (12.83%) Office 365
21 42 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
21 42 (12.24%) CSS
22 41 (11.95%) SharePoint
23 40 (11.66%) Dynamics CRM
23 40 (11.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 39 (11.37%) Analytics
25 37 (10.79%) ASP.NET MVC
26 36 (10.50%) ETL
26 36 (10.50%) SDLC

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 41 (11.95%) SharePoint
2 35 (10.20%) Skype for Business
3 18 (5.25%) IIS
4 16 (4.66%) MS Exchange
5 14 (4.08%) Apache
5 14 (4.08%) Tomcat
6 10 (2.92%) JBoss
7 6 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (1.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 6 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (1.46%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (0.87%) CMS
9 3 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.87%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.58%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.58%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.58%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.29%) Drupal
11 1 (0.29%) nginx
Applications
1 47 (13.70%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (4.37%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (2.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.87%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.29%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 40 (11.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (4.96%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.87%) Dynamics SL
3 3 (0.87%) Primavera
4 2 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.58%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.29%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.29%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 82 (23.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 44 (12.83%) Office 365
3 23 (6.71%) Dynamics 365
4 11 (3.21%) IaaS
4 11 (3.21%) PaaS
5 10 (2.92%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (2.92%) Azure Functions
5 10 (2.92%) SaaS
5 10 (2.92%) Serverless
6 9 (2.62%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (2.62%) Yammer
7 7 (2.04%) Azure Data Factory
8 6 (1.75%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.58%) Force.com
9 2 (0.58%) GitHub
9 2 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.58%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 32 (9.33%) Skype
2 18 (5.25%) DNS
2 18 (5.25%) Intranet
3 15 (4.37%) LAN
4 13 (3.79%) Firewall
4 13 (3.79%) SAN
5 12 (3.50%) WAN
6 11 (3.21%) TCP/IP
7 9 (2.62%) DHCP
7 9 (2.62%) iSCSI
8 8 (2.33%) SSH
8 8 (2.33%) VPN
9 5 (1.46%) Internet
9 5 (1.46%) VoIP
9 5 (1.46%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (1.17%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (1.17%) CTI
10 4 (1.17%) Extranet
10 4 (1.17%) Network Security
10 4 (1.17%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (33.53%) SQL Server
2 40 (11.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 29 (8.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 27 (7.87%) Power BI
5 25 (7.29%) Data Warehouse
6 23 (6.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 19 (5.54%) QlikView
8 17 (4.96%) NoSQL
9 15 (4.37%) MongoDB
9 15 (4.37%) SQL Server 2012
10 13 (3.79%) Relational Database
11 12 (3.50%) Big Data
12 11 (3.21%) BusinessObjects
13 8 (2.33%) IBM InfoSphere
13 8 (2.33%) OLTP
13 8 (2.33%) RDBMS
13 8 (2.33%) Spotfire
14 7 (2.04%) Azure SQL Database
14 7 (2.04%) Data Lake
15 6 (1.75%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 19 (5.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (4.66%) JIRA
3 12 (3.50%) Visual Studio
4 7 (2.04%) Git (software)
5 5 (1.46%) MSTest
5 5 (1.46%) NUnit
5 5 (1.46%) SpecFlow
6 2 (0.58%) Bitbucket
6 2 (0.58%) GoogleTest
6 2 (0.58%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.58%) JMeter
6 2 (0.58%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Blend
7 1 (0.29%) Moq
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.29%) Selenium
7 1 (0.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 77 (22.45%) Finance
2 25 (7.29%) Banking
3 11 (3.21%) Advertising
4 10 (2.92%) Legal
5 9 (2.62%) Manufacturing
5 9 (2.62%) Retail
6 7 (2.04%) Law
6 7 (2.04%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.75%) Retail Banking
8 5 (1.46%) Marketing
9 4 (1.17%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.87%) French Language
10 3 (0.87%) German Language
10 3 (0.87%) Italian Language
10 3 (0.87%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.58%) Mandarin Language
12 1 (0.29%) Back Office
12 1 (0.29%) Electronics
12 1 (0.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 123 (35.86%) Developer
2 44 (12.83%) Analyst
3 40 (11.66%) Consultant
4 34 (9.91%) Architect
5 32 (9.33%) .NET Developer
6 29 (8.45%) Solutions Architect
7 25 (7.29%) Senior Developer
8 24 (7.00%) C# Developer
9 19 (5.54%) Applications Engineer
10 18 (5.25%) Senior Consultant
10 18 (5.25%) Software Developer
11 13 (3.79%) CRM Developer
11 13 (3.79%) Infrastructure Consultant
11 13 (3.79%) IT Consultant
11 13 (3.79%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
11 13 (3.79%) Senior IT Consultant
12 12 (3.50%) Microsoft Developer
12 12 (3.50%) SharePoint Developer
13 11 (3.21%) Senior .NET Developer
13 11 (3.21%) Senior Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (29.15%) .NET
2 61 (17.78%) ASP.NET
3 48 (13.99%) AngularJS
4 45 (13.12%) HTML
5 42 (12.24%) CSS
6 37 (10.79%) ASP.NET MVC
7 25 (7.29%) HTML5
7 25 (7.29%) Web Services
8 22 (6.41%) jQuery
8 22 (6.41%) WCF
9 20 (5.83%) REST
10 19 (5.54%) .NET Core
10 19 (5.54%) WPF
11 13 (3.79%) .NET Framework
12 12 (3.50%) CSS3
13 9 (2.62%) ASP.NET Web API
13 9 (2.62%) Entity Framework
13 9 (2.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 8 (2.33%) SignalR
14 8 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 42 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (5.83%) Driving Licence
2 20 (5.83%) Management Information System
3 19 (5.54%) Greenfield Project
4 15 (4.37%) Hybrid Cloud
5 10 (2.92%) Computer Science
5 10 (2.92%) User Experience
6 9 (2.62%) Data Centre
7 7 (2.04%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (1.17%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.17%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.87%) Clustering
9 3 (0.87%) Replication
10 2 (0.58%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.58%) iPhone
10 2 (0.58%) PMI
11 1 (0.29%) Blog
11 1 (0.29%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.29%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 81 (23.62%) Windows
2 32 (9.33%) Windows Server
3 27 (7.87%) Linux
4 20 (5.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (4.96%) Windows 7
6 15 (4.37%) Unix
6 15 (4.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (3.79%) Windows 10
8 7 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.17%) Solaris
10 3 (0.87%) AIX
10 3 (0.87%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.58%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.58%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.29%) Android
12 1 (0.29%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (25.07%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (18.66%) MVC
3 53 (15.45%) Business Intelligence
4 51 (14.87%) CRM
5 46 (13.41%) ITIL
6 39 (11.37%) Analytics
7 36 (10.50%) ETL
7 36 (10.50%) SDLC
8 32 (9.33%) Web Development
9 29 (8.45%) Collaborative Working
9 29 (8.45%) Service Delivery
10 27 (7.87%) SOA
11 23 (6.71%) OO
12 21 (6.12%) Continuous Improvement
12 21 (6.12%) Data Modelling
12 21 (6.12%) Problem-Solving
13 20 (5.83%) Open Source
13 20 (5.83%) TOGAF
14 19 (5.54%) Coaching
14 19 (5.54%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 163 (47.52%) SQL
2 84 (24.49%) C#
3 62 (18.08%) JavaScript
4 48 (13.99%) T-SQL
5 22 (6.41%) PL/SQL
6 20 (5.83%) PowerShell
7 19 (5.54%) Java
8 16 (4.66%) TypeScript
9 10 (2.92%) Bash Shell
9 10 (2.92%) Python
10 6 (1.75%) Bourne shell
10 6 (1.75%) Korn
10 6 (1.75%) sed
10 6 (1.75%) X++
11 4 (1.17%) C++
11 4 (1.17%) R
11 4 (1.17%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.58%) Perl
12 2 (0.58%) VB
12 2 (0.58%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 32 (9.33%) Degree
2 16 (4.66%) BPSS Clearance
3 11 (3.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (2.92%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.87%) HNC
6 3 (0.87%) HND
6 3 (0.87%) MCSE
7 2 (0.58%) ACCA
7 2 (0.58%) CCNA
7 2 (0.58%) CGEIT
7 2 (0.58%) CISA
7 2 (0.58%) CISSP
7 2 (0.58%) CRISC
7 2 (0.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.58%) MCITP
7 2 (0.58%) MCP
7 2 (0.58%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.62%) QA
1 9 (2.62%) SLA
2 6 (1.75%) COBIT
2 6 (1.75%) PMO
3 2 (0.58%) GDPR
4 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
System Software
1 63 (18.37%) Active Directory
2 16 (4.66%) Hyper-V
2 16 (4.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.62%) NFS
4 8 (2.33%) Samba
4 8 (2.33%) XenApp
5 6 (1.75%) vSphere
6 5 (1.46%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (1.17%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.87%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (0.58%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.29%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 14 (4.08%) SCCM
2 9 (2.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (1.46%) SCOM
4 4 (1.17%) Ansible
4 4 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.17%) Puppet
5 3 (0.87%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 3 (0.87%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (0.87%) SCDPM
6 2 (0.58%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.58%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.58%) RSA Archer
7 1 (0.29%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.29%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.29%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.29%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.29%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.29%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.29%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 49 (14.29%) Oracle
2 23 (6.71%) Cisco
2 23 (6.71%) VMware
3 17 (4.96%) Tableau
4 16 (4.66%) IBM
5 15 (4.37%) Citrix
6 14 (4.08%) MicroStrategy
7 11 (3.21%) HP
7 11 (3.21%) Xamarin
8 9 (2.62%) Talend
9 8 (2.33%) Avaya
9 8 (2.33%) Informatica
9 8 (2.33%) Netezza
10 7 (2.04%) NetApp
11 6 (1.75%) Cognizant
12 5 (1.46%) Apple
12 5 (1.46%) CheckPoint
12 5 (1.46%) EMC
12 5 (1.46%) Palo Alto
12 5 (1.46%) SAP