The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Aberdeen region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 35 28 16
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -12
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 6 16 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 1.70% 4.95% 9.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.97% 17.02% 33.06%
Number of salaries quoted 5 13 30
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,400 £33,000 £19,700
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £40,000 £37,750
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +2.73%
Qualifications Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
151 94 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 42.90% 29.10% 27.25%
Number of salaries quoted 83 72 97
Average salary £40,000 £38,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £33,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft Certification
Scotland

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 24 April 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 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) MCSE
3 4 (36.36%) .NET
3 4 (36.36%) Windows
3 4 (36.36%) Degree
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
4 3 (27.27%) CSS
4 3 (27.27%) HTML
4 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 3 (27.27%) CCNA
4 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
5 2 (18.18%) DNS
5 2 (18.18%) MCSA
5 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
5 2 (18.18%) LAN
5 2 (18.18%) WAN
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
5 2 (18.18%) C#
5 2 (18.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (18.18%) NUnit
5 2 (18.18%) Subversion
5 2 (18.18%) WCF
5 2 (18.18%) WPF
5 2 (18.18%) Silverlight
5 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
5 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
1 2 (18.18%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (9.09%) Lync
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
1 2 (18.18%) LAN
1 2 (18.18%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) VLAN
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (18.18%) NUnit
1 2 (18.18%) Subversion
1 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (18.18%) MSTest
2 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) IT Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Systems Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Systems Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
2 3 (27.27%) CSS
2 3 (27.27%) HTML
3 2 (18.18%) WCF
3 2 (18.18%) WPF
3 2 (18.18%) Silverlight
4 1 (9.09%) jQuery
4 1 (9.09%) Application Packaging
4 1 (9.09%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) EqualLogic
1 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 1 (9.09%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
2 1 (9.09%) Android
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Service Management
2 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
2 1 (9.09%) Project Management
2 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
2 1 (9.09%) ETL
2 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 2 (18.18%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) MCSE
2 4 (36.36%) Degree
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (27.27%) CCNA
4 2 (18.18%) MCSA
4 2 (18.18%) MCITP
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certified Architect
5 1 (9.09%) CCNP
5 1 (9.09%) MCDST
5 1 (9.09%) HND
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
3 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCOrch
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
1 1 (9.09%) SCOM
1 1 (9.09%) MOM
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) NETGEAR
2 1 (9.09%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco
2 1 (9.09%) IBM
2 1 (9.09%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) Dell
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £34000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Aberdeen
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £33000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago