The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 24 11 25
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +14
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 5 31 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 1.96% 11.11% 6.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.35% 28.70% 17.12%
Number of salaries quoted 5 26 14
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +19.04%
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-11.25% +6.66%
Microsoft Certification
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Qualifications Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
68 108 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 26.67% 38.71% 39.22%
Number of salaries quoted 39 86 84
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Aberdeen region.

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Aberdeen

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Certification.

1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) MCSE
2 8 (57.14%) ITIL
3 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (42.86%) .NET
4 6 (42.86%) Degree
5 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (35.71%) DNS
5 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
5 5 (35.71%) DHCP
5 5 (35.71%) MCITP
6 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
6 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
7 3 (21.43%) COBIT
7 3 (21.43%) Data Integration
7 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (21.43%) Citrix
7 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
7 3 (21.43%) MCP
7 3 (21.43%) MCSD
7 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
7 3 (21.43%) Cisco
7 3 (21.43%) Service Management
7 3 (21.43%) Firewall
7 3 (21.43%) Wireless
8 2 (14.29%) VMware
8 2 (14.29%) CCNA
8 2 (14.29%) Blackberry
8 2 (14.29%) CSS
8 2 (14.29%) C#

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
1 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (7.14%) Lync
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) DHCP
1 5 (35.71%) DNS
2 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 3 (21.43%) Firewall
3 3 (21.43%) Wireless
4 2 (14.29%) VPN
5 1 (7.14%) LAN
5 1 (7.14%) WAN
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) OLAP
2 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) IT Support
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Applications Development Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Applications Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Application Development Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Development Manager
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Development Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) SQL DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) DBA
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) CSS
2 2 (14.29%) WAP
2 2 (14.29%) jQuery
2 2 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (7.14%) HTML5
3 1 (7.14%) CSS3
3 1 (7.14%) Ajax
3 1 (7.14%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 1 (7.14%) XML
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.14%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Data Integration
2 2 (14.29%) iPhone
2 2 (14.29%) iPad
2 2 (14.29%) Blackberry
3 1 (7.14%) Clustering
3 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
3 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
3 1 (7.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) Service Management
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.14%) User Experience Design
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL V2
3 1 (7.14%) Database Security
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (7.14%) CRM
3 1 (7.14%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) C#
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) C++
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) MCSE
2 6 (42.86%) Degree
3 5 (35.71%) MCITP
4 3 (21.43%) MCP
4 3 (21.43%) MCSD
5 2 (14.29%) CCNA
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (14.29%) CITP
6 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certified Architect
6 1 (7.14%) A+ Certification
6 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (7.14%) MCDBA
6 1 (7.14%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) COBIT
2 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Citrix
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco
3 2 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (7.14%) Apple
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