Microsoft Jobs in Scotland

Microsoft
UK > Scotland

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 29 May 2024 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.

6 months to
29 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 43 9 9
Rank change year-on-year -34 0 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 565 698 879
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 8.29% 15.62% 14.54%
As % of the Vendors category 25.78% 43.22% 42.84%
Number of salaries quoted 400 326 512
10th Percentile £23,500 £28,000 £25,638
25th Percentile £27,375 £32,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -5.26%
75th Percentile £59,813 £60,938 £61,563
90th Percentile £70,250 £75,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00% -

All Vendors
Scotland

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 Scotland.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,192 1,615 2,052
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 32.16% 36.14% 33.93%
Number of salaries quoted 756 753 967
10th Percentile £24,875 £30,000 £27,390
25th Percentile £34,250 £38,837 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £62,500 £72,500 £65,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £85,000 £81,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -13.04% +4.55% +4.76%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Scotland

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Scotland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microsoft in Scotland.

Salary trend for Microsoft in Scotland

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Scotland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft in Scotland over the 6 months to 29 May 2024.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Scotland

Microsoft
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 29 May 2024. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Glasgow -71 237 £50,000 - 63
Edinburgh 0 156 £45,000 -10.00% 81
Aberdeen +18 58 £45,000 -3.23% 24
Fife -3 18 £37,800 +26.00% 4
West Lothian 0 14 £31,500 +34.04% 1
Aberdeenshire +8 11 £25,250 -49.50% 13
Dundee -6 8 £40,144 +27.44%
Stirling 0 7 £45,000 +66.67% 2
East Ayrshire -1 7 £26,500 - 3
Dumfries and Galloway - 6 £40,750 - 3
North Lanarkshire -6 5 £45,000 +20.35% 3
Lanarkshire -8 5 £43,750 +4.79% 34
Argyll and Bute - 4 £33,000 - 1
Banffshire - 4 £22,000 -
Perthshire +7 2 £52,900 -
West Dunbartonshire +1 2 £17,000 - 1
Midlothian -3 2 - - 17
Perth and Kinross -3 2 £59,000 +34.86% 2
Clackmannanshire - 2 £51,500 -
East Lothian - 2 - -
South Ayrshire -1 1 £57,500 +134.69% 7
North Ayrshire - 1 £46,350 -
Microsoft
UK

Microsoft
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 67 (11.86%) SharePoint
2 55 (9.73%) Microsoft Exchange
3 17 (3.01%) IIS
4 14 (2.48%) Confluence
5 2 (0.35%) SAS
6 1 (0.18%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.18%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.18%) CMS
6 1 (0.18%) JOnAS
6 1 (0.18%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.18%) Umbraco
Applications
1 84 (14.87%) Microsoft Office
2 68 (12.04%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (3.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (1.24%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.71%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.53%) InDesign
8 2 (0.35%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.18%) Revit
Business Applications
1 19 (3.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.95%) Primavera
2 11 (1.95%) Unit4 Business World
3 9 (1.59%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (1.42%) NEC Housing
5 7 (1.24%) PlanetPress Connect
6 2 (0.35%) Sage 200
6 2 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 245 (43.36%) Azure
2 177 (31.33%) Microsoft 365
3 94 (16.64%) Power Platform
4 61 (10.80%) Entra ID
5 54 (9.56%) Dynamics 365
6 52 (9.20%) AWS
7 32 (5.66%) SaaS
8 23 (4.07%) Cloud Computing
9 20 (3.54%) PowerApps
10 17 (3.01%) GCP
11 12 (2.12%) Azure DevOps
11 12 (2.12%) IaaS
11 12 (2.12%) Power Automate
12 11 (1.95%) PaaS
13 10 (1.77%) Azure Data Factory
14 8 (1.42%) Azure Sentinel
15 7 (1.24%) OneDrive
16 6 (1.06%) Azure Logic Apps
16 6 (1.06%) Azure Monitor
16 6 (1.06%) Microsoft Purview
Communications & Networking
1 27 (4.78%) WAN
2 19 (3.36%) Firewall
3 15 (2.65%) DNS
4 14 (2.48%) Wi-Fi
5 13 (2.30%) Internet
5 13 (2.30%) TCP/IP
6 11 (1.95%) Broadband
6 11 (1.95%) VoIP
7 10 (1.77%) VPN
7 10 (1.77%) Wireless
8 8 (1.42%) VLAN
9 7 (1.24%) DHCP
9 7 (1.24%) Remote Desktop
9 7 (1.24%) SAN
10 6 (1.06%) LAN
10 6 (1.06%) Network Security
11 4 (0.71%) IMAP
11 4 (0.71%) SD-WAN
12 3 (0.53%) Structured Cabling
13 2 (0.35%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (16.28%) SQL Server
2 73 (12.92%) Power BI
3 30 (5.31%) Data Warehouse
4 22 (3.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (3.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 18 (3.19%) Azure SQL Database
7 16 (2.83%) Tableau
8 12 (2.12%) Elasticsearch
8 12 (2.12%) NoSQL
8 12 (2.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 11 (1.95%) DB2
10 8 (1.42%) Big Data
11 7 (1.24%) Redis
12 5 (0.88%) MongoDB
12 5 (0.88%) OLAP
13 3 (0.53%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.53%) Data Lake
13 3 (0.53%) MySQL
14 2 (0.35%) Delta Lake
14 2 (0.35%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 24 (4.25%) Git
1 24 (4.25%) JIRA
2 10 (1.77%) Visual Studio
3 7 (1.24%) Moq
3 7 (1.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 6 (1.06%) Bitbucket
4 6 (1.06%) Cypress.io
4 6 (1.06%) MSTest
5 1 (0.18%) Gradle
5 1 (0.18%) IBM UrbanCode
5 1 (0.18%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.18%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.18%) JMeter
5 1 (0.18%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (0.18%) Maven
5 1 (0.18%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.18%) Selenium
5 1 (0.18%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.18%) webpack
General
1 215 (38.05%) Social Skills
2 141 (24.96%) Finance
3 62 (10.97%) Analytical Skills
4 61 (10.80%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 43 (7.61%) Public Sector
6 40 (7.08%) Legal
7 34 (6.02%) Presentation Skills
8 31 (5.49%) Manufacturing
9 30 (5.31%) Law
10 29 (5.13%) Marketing
11 26 (4.60%) Organisational Skills
12 21 (3.72%) Banking
13 20 (3.54%) Telecoms
14 17 (3.01%) Games
14 17 (3.01%) Retail
15 11 (1.95%) Pharmaceutical
16 10 (1.77%) Local Government
16 10 (1.77%) Police
17 7 (1.24%) Private Banking
18 5 (0.88%) Billing
Job Titles
1 67 (11.86%) Analyst
2 64 (11.33%) Senior
3 61 (10.80%) Developer
4 42 (7.43%) Lead
5 38 (6.73%) Architect
6 33 (5.84%) Support Engineer
7 32 (5.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 32 (5.66%) IT Support
8 31 (5.49%) Administrator
9 23 (4.07%) Project Manager
9 23 (4.07%) Support Analyst
10 22 (3.89%) .NET Developer
11 21 (3.72%) Systems Engineer
12 19 (3.36%) IT Engineer
13 18 (3.19%) DBA
14 17 (3.01%) Cloud Architect
15 16 (2.83%) SQL DBA
15 16 (2.83%) Support Technician
16 15 (2.65%) IT Manager
16 15 (2.65%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (9.20%) .NET
2 39 (6.90%) AngularJS
3 32 (5.66%) .NET Framework
3 32 (5.66%) ASP.NET
4 27 (4.78%) ASP.NET MVC
4 27 (4.78%) Entity Framework
5 26 (4.60%) .NET Core
6 18 (3.19%) ASP.NET Web API
7 15 (2.65%) CSS
7 15 (2.65%) HTML
8 13 (2.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 9 (1.59%) HTML5
9 9 (1.59%) REST
10 8 (1.42%) React
11 7 (1.24%) Ajax
11 7 (1.24%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 7 (1.24%) CSS3
11 7 (1.24%) FIX Protocol
11 7 (1.24%) LINQ
11 7 (1.24%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
Miscellaneous
1 33 (5.84%) Management Information System
2 31 (5.49%) Public Cloud
3 28 (4.96%) Self-Motivation
4 20 (3.54%) Onboarding
5 17 (3.01%) Driving Licence
6 14 (2.48%) Clustering
6 14 (2.48%) PKI
7 11 (1.95%) Algorithms
7 11 (1.95%) Life Science
7 11 (1.95%) Renewable Energy
8 10 (1.77%) Distributed Systems
9 8 (1.42%) Cloud Native
9 8 (1.42%) Greenfield Project
9 8 (1.42%) IoT
10 7 (1.24%) Analytical Mindset
11 6 (1.06%) BBC
11 6 (1.06%) Product Ownership
11 6 (1.06%) Social Media
11 6 (1.06%) Team-Oriented Environment
12 4 (0.71%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 106 (18.76%) Windows
2 53 (9.38%) Windows Server
3 29 (5.13%) Linux
4 27 (4.78%) Windows 10
5 18 (3.19%) Unix
6 12 (2.12%) VMS
7 7 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.88%) Android
8 5 (0.88%) Windows Server 2016
9 4 (0.71%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.53%) Windows Server 2019
11 2 (0.35%) CentOS
11 2 (0.35%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (18.58%) Agile
2 101 (17.88%) Problem-Solving
3 91 (16.11%) Project Management
4 79 (13.98%) Business Intelligence
5 65 (11.50%) Customer Service
6 63 (11.15%) Cybersecurity
7 60 (10.62%) ERP
8 43 (7.61%) Continuous Improvement
8 43 (7.61%) ITIL
8 43 (7.61%) Stakeholder Management
9 42 (7.43%) Migration
10 39 (6.90%) Analytics
10 39 (6.90%) Decision-Making
10 39 (6.90%) Roadmaps
11 38 (6.73%) DevOps
12 34 (6.02%) Coaching
13 33 (5.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 30 (5.31%) Asset Management
14 30 (5.31%) Software Engineering
15 27 (4.78%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 102 (18.05%) SQL
2 55 (9.73%) C#
3 44 (7.79%) JavaScript
4 33 (5.84%) T-SQL
5 24 (4.25%) PowerShell
6 19 (3.36%) Java
7 12 (2.12%) TypeScript
8 5 (0.88%) VBA
9 4 (0.71%) Bash
10 2 (0.35%) C
10 2 (0.35%) Python
10 2 (0.35%) Scala
11 1 (0.18%) C++
11 1 (0.18%) Groovy
11 1 (0.18%) R
11 1 (0.18%) Swift
11 1 (0.18%) VB
11 1 (0.18%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.18%) VB6
Qualifications
1 104 (18.41%) Degree
2 44 (7.79%) Security Cleared
3 32 (5.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (3.89%) DBS Check
5 13 (2.30%) Computer Science Degree
6 12 (2.12%) SC Cleared
7 11 (1.95%) CISA
8 8 (1.42%) BPSS Clearance
8 8 (1.42%) CISSP
9 7 (1.24%) Azure Certification
9 7 (1.24%) PMP
9 7 (1.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 6 (1.06%) CCNA
10 6 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (1.06%) CISM
10 6 (1.06%) PMI Certification
11 5 (0.88%) HND
11 5 (0.88%) Network+ Certification
12 4 (0.71%) A+ Certification
12 4 (0.71%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.60%) QA
2 24 (4.25%) SLA
3 14 (2.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (1.95%) ITGC
4 11 (1.95%) PMO
5 9 (1.59%) Accessibility
6 8 (1.42%) Data Quality
6 8 (1.42%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.88%) GDPR
7 5 (0.88%) ISO 22301
7 5 (0.88%) NIST
8 4 (0.71%) Cyber Essentials
8 4 (0.71%) SOC 2
9 3 (0.53%) Disclosure Scotland
9 3 (0.53%) GMP
9 3 (0.53%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.35%) COSHH
10 2 (0.35%) DICOM
10 2 (0.35%) GLP
10 2 (0.35%) NCSC
System Software
1 86 (15.22%) Active Directory
2 39 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (3.01%) Virtual Machines
4 16 (2.83%) Hyper-V
5 14 (2.48%) VMware NSX
6 10 (1.77%) Docker
7 9 (1.59%) vSphere
8 8 (1.42%) KVM
9 5 (0.88%) RACF
10 1 (0.18%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 35 (6.19%) Microsoft Intune
2 9 (1.59%) Terraform
3 8 (1.42%) Kubernetes
4 5 (0.88%) Ansible
4 5 (0.88%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.35%) SCCM
6 1 (0.18%) Nessus
6 1 (0.18%) Progress Chef
6 1 (0.18%) Puppet
6 1 (0.18%) SCOM
6 1 (0.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 56 (9.91%) VMware
2 26 (4.60%) SAP
3 24 (4.25%) Google
4 23 (4.07%) Oracle
5 18 (3.19%) Sage
6 15 (2.65%) Cisco
6 15 (2.65%) Dell
7 14 (2.48%) Apple
8 11 (1.95%) Sophos
9 9 (1.59%) EMC
9 9 (1.59%) Epicor
9 9 (1.59%) IFS
9 9 (1.59%) JD Edwards
9 9 (1.59%) ServiceNow
9 9 (1.59%) Xero
10 8 (1.42%) Meraki
10 8 (1.42%) NEC
11 7 (1.24%) Databricks
11 7 (1.24%) FNZ
12 6 (1.06%) Yahoo!