Period
to 16 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 17 13
Rank change year-on-year +4 -4 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 310 248 337
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 14.07% 11.10% 14.79%
As % of the Vendors category 33.01% 28.97% 29.88%
Number of salaries quoted 219 182 230
Glasgow median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £38,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.75% +4.58% +6.25%
10th Percentile £23,648 £26,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,750 £59,875 £54,550
Scotland median annual salary £42,250 £40,000 £38,585
% change year-on-year +5.63% +3.67% +2.89%

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 939 856 1,128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 42.62% 38.30% 49.52%
Number of salaries quoted 640 535 592
Glasgow median annual salary £47,250 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,660 £28,693 £27,050
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,150 £58,750
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 16 October 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.

1 134 (43.23%) SQL
2 107 (34.52%) SQL Server
3 87 (28.06%) .NET
4 84 (27.10%) Agile Software Development
4 84 (27.10%) Microsoft Azure
5 79 (25.48%) C#
6 75 (24.19%) Finance
7 71 (22.90%) JavaScript
8 68 (21.94%) Windows
9 60 (19.35%) MVC
10 57 (18.39%) CRM
11 55 (17.74%) Analytical Skills
12 53 (17.10%) ASP.NET
13 49 (15.81%) T-SQL
14 47 (15.16%) Business Intelligence
14 47 (15.16%) Problem-Solving
15 45 (14.52%) AngularJS
15 45 (14.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 44 (14.19%) Dynamics CRM
17 43 (13.87%) HTML
18 42 (13.55%) SDLC
19 41 (13.23%) Active Directory
20 40 (12.90%) CSS
21 39 (12.58%) ITIL
21 39 (12.58%) Degree
22 37 (11.94%) Office 365
23 35 (11.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 34 (10.97%) SharePoint
24 34 (10.97%) Microsoft Office
25 33 (10.65%) Oracle

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 34 (10.97%) SharePoint
2 21 (6.77%) Skype for Business
3 19 (6.13%) IIS
3 19 (6.13%) Tomcat
4 18 (5.81%) Apache
5 14 (4.52%) JBoss
6 7 (2.26%) MS Exchange
7 6 (1.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (1.29%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.97%) CMS
9 3 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.97%) Umbraco
9 3 (0.97%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.65%) WordPress
11 1 (0.32%) nginx
Applications
1 34 (10.97%) Microsoft Office
2 28 (9.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (3.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.94%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.65%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 44 (14.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (7.42%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (2.58%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.65%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (0.65%) Infor M3
4 2 (0.65%) Primavera
5 1 (0.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.32%) Dynamics SL
5 1 (0.32%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.32%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 84 (27.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (11.94%) Office 365
3 31 (10.00%) Dynamics 365
4 14 (4.52%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (3.23%) Azure Functions
5 10 (3.23%) Serverless
6 9 (2.90%) Yammer
7 7 (2.26%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (2.26%) IaaS
7 7 (2.26%) PaaS
8 4 (1.29%) SaaS
9 3 (0.97%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (0.97%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.65%) Azure Data Factory
10 2 (0.65%) Force.com
10 2 (0.65%) GitHub
10 2 (0.65%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 22 (7.10%) Skype
2 21 (6.77%) DNS
3 18 (5.81%) Intranet
4 17 (5.48%) TCP/IP
5 13 (4.19%) Firewall
6 11 (3.55%) iSCSI
6 11 (3.55%) SSH
7 9 (2.90%) WAN
8 8 (2.58%) DHCP
8 8 (2.58%) LAN
8 8 (2.58%) VPN
9 7 (2.26%) SAN
10 6 (1.94%) Network Security
11 5 (1.61%) Internet
11 5 (1.61%) VoIP
11 5 (1.61%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (0.97%) ADSL
12 3 (0.97%) Extranet
12 3 (0.97%) VLAN
13 2 (0.65%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (34.52%) SQL Server
2 45 (14.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 35 (11.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 32 (10.32%) Power BI
5 29 (9.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 21 (6.77%) SQL Server 2012
7 20 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
8 16 (5.16%) QlikView
9 9 (2.90%) BusinessObjects
10 8 (2.58%) NoSQL
10 8 (2.58%) Relational Database
11 7 (2.26%) MongoDB
12 6 (1.94%) Big Data
12 6 (1.94%) IBM InfoSphere
12 6 (1.94%) MySQL
12 6 (1.94%) OLTP
12 6 (1.94%) Spotfire
12 6 (1.94%) SQL Server 2014
13 5 (1.61%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
14 4 (1.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (5.48%) Visual Studio
2 12 (3.87%) Git (software)
2 12 (3.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (1.94%) JIRA
4 5 (1.61%) MSTest
4 5 (1.61%) NUnit
4 5 (1.61%) SpecFlow
5 4 (1.29%) GoogleTest
6 3 (0.97%) Eclipse
6 3 (0.97%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.97%) Subversion
7 2 (0.65%) Bitbucket
7 2 (0.65%) Hudson
7 2 (0.65%) RubyMine
8 1 (0.32%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.32%) GitLab
8 1 (0.32%) GoCD
8 1 (0.32%) Moq
8 1 (0.32%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.32%) WebScarab
General
1 75 (24.19%) Finance
2 26 (8.39%) Banking
3 13 (4.19%) Manufacturing
4 10 (3.23%) Retail
5 9 (2.90%) Law
6 8 (2.58%) Telecoms
7 7 (2.26%) Legal
8 6 (1.94%) Retail Banking
9 5 (1.61%) Advertising
9 5 (1.61%) French Language
9 5 (1.61%) German Language
9 5 (1.61%) Spanish Language
10 4 (1.29%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.97%) Italian Language
11 3 (0.97%) Marketing
12 2 (0.65%) Mandarin Language
13 1 (0.32%) Back Office
13 1 (0.32%) Electronics
13 1 (0.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 120 (38.71%) Developer
2 39 (12.58%) .NET Developer
3 38 (12.26%) Consultant
4 28 (9.03%) Analyst
5 25 (8.06%) Senior Developer
6 22 (7.10%) Architect
7 18 (5.81%) Applications Engineer
8 17 (5.48%) C# Developer
8 17 (5.48%) Solutions Architect
9 15 (4.84%) Software Developer
10 13 (4.19%) Software Engineer
11 11 (3.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 11 (3.55%) Database Developer
11 11 (3.55%) Senior .NET Developer
11 11 (3.55%) SharePoint Developer
12 10 (3.23%) Senior Applications Engineer
12 10 (3.23%) Senior Consultant
13 9 (2.90%) Service Analyst
13 9 (2.90%) Service Desk Analyst
13 9 (2.90%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (28.06%) .NET
2 53 (17.10%) ASP.NET
3 45 (14.52%) AngularJS
4 43 (13.87%) HTML
5 40 (12.90%) CSS
6 31 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 27 (8.71%) Web Services
8 22 (7.10%) HTML5
9 20 (6.45%) jQuery
10 15 (4.84%) .NET Framework
11 12 (3.87%) ASP.NET Web API
11 12 (3.87%) REST
11 12 (3.87%) WCF
12 11 (3.55%) .NET Core
12 11 (3.55%) CSS3
13 10 (3.23%) RESTful
13 10 (3.23%) WPF
14 9 (2.90%) JSON
14 9 (2.90%) SignalR
14 9 (2.90%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 55 (17.74%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (5.81%) Management Information System
3 17 (5.48%) Greenfield Project
4 15 (4.84%) Hybrid Cloud
5 12 (3.87%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (3.55%) Driving Licence
7 8 (2.58%) User Experience
8 7 (2.26%) Self-Motivation
9 6 (1.94%) Computer Science
9 6 (1.94%) Data Centre
10 5 (1.61%) Replication
11 4 (1.29%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.29%) Mainframe
12 3 (0.97%) Blackberry
12 3 (0.97%) Clustering
12 3 (0.97%) HoloLens
12 3 (0.97%) Mobile App
13 2 (0.65%) PMI
14 1 (0.32%) Thin Client
14 1 (0.32%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 68 (21.94%) Windows
2 25 (8.06%) Linux
3 24 (7.74%) Windows Server
4 13 (4.19%) Unix
5 10 (3.23%) Windows 10
5 10 (3.23%) Windows 7
5 10 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.29%) Solaris
9 3 (0.97%) AIX
9 3 (0.97%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.32%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (27.10%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (19.35%) MVC
3 57 (18.39%) CRM
4 47 (15.16%) Business Intelligence
4 47 (15.16%) Problem-Solving
5 42 (13.55%) SDLC
6 39 (12.58%) ITIL
7 31 (10.00%) Coaching
7 31 (10.00%) Service Delivery
8 29 (9.35%) Analytics
9 28 (9.03%) ERP
10 27 (8.71%) Migration
10 27 (8.71%) Web Development
11 26 (8.39%) ETL
11 26 (8.39%) SOA
12 24 (7.74%) Data Migration
13 23 (7.42%) OO
14 22 (7.10%) Project Management
14 22 (7.10%) Software Engineering
14 22 (7.10%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 134 (43.23%) SQL
2 79 (25.48%) C#
3 71 (22.90%) JavaScript
4 49 (15.81%) T-SQL
5 19 (6.13%) PowerShell
6 16 (5.16%) TypeScript
7 14 (4.52%) Java
8 13 (4.19%) Bash Shell
9 12 (3.87%) PL/SQL
10 9 (2.90%) Bourne shell
10 9 (2.90%) Korn
11 7 (2.26%) Python
11 7 (2.26%) sed
12 6 (1.94%) C++
13 5 (1.61%) X++
14 4 (1.29%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.29%) VBA
15 3 (0.97%) VB
15 3 (0.97%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.65%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 39 (12.58%) Degree
2 14 (4.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (2.58%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (1.94%) CCNA
4 6 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (1.61%) MCP
5 5 (1.61%) MCSA
6 4 (1.29%) CCENT
6 4 (1.29%) CompTIA Security+
6 4 (1.29%) HND
6 4 (1.29%) MCSE
6 4 (1.29%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (0.65%) HNC
7 2 (0.65%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.65%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.32%) CISSP
8 1 (0.32%) ISEB
8 1 (0.32%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.81%) QA
2 6 (1.94%) COBIT
2 6 (1.94%) SLA
3 3 (0.97%) PMO
4 2 (0.65%) GDPR
5 1 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
System Software
1 41 (13.23%) Active Directory
2 15 (4.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (4.19%) Hyper-V
4 11 (3.55%) NFS
4 11 (3.55%) Samba
5 4 (1.29%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.97%) vSphere
6 3 (0.97%) XenApp
7 2 (0.65%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.32%) Docker
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle Clusterware
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (4.19%) SCCM
2 12 (3.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 6 (1.94%) SCOM
4 5 (1.61%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (0.97%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 3 (0.97%) SCDPM
6 2 (0.65%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.32%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 1 (0.32%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.32%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.32%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.32%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.32%) Nessus
7 1 (0.32%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.32%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.32%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.32%) WMI
Vendors
1 33 (10.65%) Oracle
2 20 (6.45%) Tableau
2 20 (6.45%) VMware
3 16 (5.16%) IBM
4 14 (4.52%) Cisco
5 12 (3.87%) MicroStrategy
6 11 (3.55%) Google
6 11 (3.55%) Xamarin
7 9 (2.90%) Citrix
8 7 (2.26%) Talend
9 6 (1.94%) Cognizant
9 6 (1.94%) Informatica
9 6 (1.94%) Netezza
10 5 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (1.61%) Veeam
11 4 (1.29%) Chordiant
11 4 (1.29%) Cognos
11 4 (1.29%) HP
12 3 (0.97%) Dell
12 3 (0.97%) SAP