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 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 29 34 11
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -23
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 3 6 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 1.60% 2.42% 13.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.17% 8.33% 37.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 41
Average salary £45,000 £39,000 £30,840
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +26.45%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
58 72 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 30.85% 29.03% 35.95%
Number of salaries quoted 50 51 94
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £35,420
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +27.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £57,500 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 December 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 6 (75.00%) ITIL
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (50.00%) Degree
3 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (37.50%) MCITP
4 3 (37.50%) COBIT
4 3 (37.50%) .NET
4 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
4 3 (37.50%) Data Integration
4 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
4 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 3 (37.50%) MCSD
4 3 (37.50%) MCSE
4 3 (37.50%) HP
4 3 (37.50%) Service Management
5 2 (25.00%) Linux
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (25.00%) EMC
5 2 (25.00%) Citrix
5 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (25.00%) Firewall
5 2 (25.00%) VPN
5 2 (25.00%) DNS
5 2 (25.00%) DHCP
5 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (25.00%) CITP

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 2 (25.00%) VPN
2 2 (25.00%) DNS
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) Wireless
3 1 (12.50%) VLAN
3 1 (12.50%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) WAN
3 1 (12.50%) SAN
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 1 (12.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Development Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Applications Development Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Applications Manager
1 2 (25.00%) IT Support
1 2 (25.00%) Application Development Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Support
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Field Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
2 1 (12.50%) Development Team Leader
2 1 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Data Integration
2 1 (12.50%) iPhone
2 1 (12.50%) iPad
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) UX Design
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) MCSD
2 3 (37.50%) MCSE
2 3 (37.50%) MCITP
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (25.00%) CITP
4 1 (12.50%) MCP
4 1 (12.50%) CCNA
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) COBIT
2 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) HP
3 2 (25.00%) EMC
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (12.50%) Symantec
4 1 (12.50%) Sophos
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco
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