The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 86 67 71
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 24 38 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.52% 2.59% 2.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.93% 9.34% 8.11%
Number of salaries quoted 17 12 18
Average salary £32,500 £26,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.49% -33.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,050 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,450 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -7.50%
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 Edinburgh region.

Qualifications Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
487 407 296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 30.92% 27.72% 24.81%
Number of salaries quoted 334 238 167
Average salary £45,000 £42,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.50% +5.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,125
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 21 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (57.14%) MCSE
2 20 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 18 (51.43%) Windows
4 13 (37.14%) Citrix
5 11 (31.43%) ASP.NET
5 11 (31.43%) CSS
5 11 (31.43%) .NET
5 11 (31.43%) C#
5 11 (31.43%) HTML
5 11 (31.43%) JavaScript
5 11 (31.43%) SQL
5 11 (31.43%) MS Excel
5 11 (31.43%) MVC
5 11 (31.43%) VMware
5 11 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (31.43%) MCITP
5 11 (31.43%) jQuery
5 11 (31.43%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (28.57%) ITIL
7 9 (25.71%) Active Directory
7 9 (25.71%) HTML5
7 9 (25.71%) CSS3
7 9 (25.71%) AngularJS
7 9 (25.71%) SDLC
8 8 (22.86%) MS Exchange
8 8 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (20.00%) SCCM
9 7 (20.00%) Web Development

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 8 (22.86%) MS Exchange
2 5 (14.29%) WorkSite
2 5 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.71%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (31.43%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) HTTP
2 3 (8.57%) VPN
2 3 (8.57%) VoIP
2 3 (8.57%) Firewall
3 2 (5.71%) WAN
3 2 (5.71%) SAN
3 2 (5.71%) NAS
4 1 (2.86%) PSTN
4 1 (2.86%) Internet
4 1 (2.86%) DHCP
4 1 (2.86%) DNS
4 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.86%) Wireless
4 1 (2.86%) IP Telephony
4 1 (2.86%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (5.71%) OLTP
3 2 (5.71%) MySQL
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) MSI
2 1 (2.86%) InstallShield
General
1 3 (8.57%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (5.71%) Retail
3 1 (2.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Developer
2 7 (20.00%) Analyst
3 6 (17.14%) C# Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) .NET Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Graduate
5 4 (11.43%) Coordinator
6 3 (8.57%) Consultant
6 3 (8.57%) DBA
6 3 (8.57%) Support Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Web Developer
7 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (5.71%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.71%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Junior
7 2 (5.71%) Administrator
7 2 (5.71%) Junior Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Junior C# Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Wintel Support
7 2 (5.71%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (31.43%) HTML
1 11 (31.43%) .NET
1 11 (31.43%) ASP.NET
1 11 (31.43%) CSS
1 11 (31.43%) jQuery
1 11 (31.43%) ASP.NET MVC
2 9 (25.71%) HTML5
2 9 (25.71%) CSS3
2 9 (25.71%) AngularJS
3 7 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 5 (14.29%) JSON
4 5 (14.29%) Application Packaging
4 5 (14.29%) Raphaël
5 2 (5.71%) Entity Framework
5 2 (5.71%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (14.29%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.71%) Replication
4 1 (2.86%) iPhone
4 1 (2.86%) iPad
4 1 (2.86%) HP Storage
4 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 18 (51.43%) Windows
2 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (17.14%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.86%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) MVC
1 11 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (28.57%) ITIL
3 9 (25.71%) SDLC
4 7 (20.00%) Web Development
5 5 (14.29%) Web Application Development
5 5 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 5 (14.29%) OO
5 5 (14.29%) Migration
5 5 (14.29%) Scrum
6 4 (11.43%) Data Protection
7 3 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (8.57%) CRM
8 2 (5.71%) TDD
8 2 (5.71%) Line Management
8 2 (5.71%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (2.86%) Document Management
9 1 (2.86%) Communications Security
9 1 (2.86%) Data Analytics
9 1 (2.86%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 11 (31.43%) C#
1 11 (31.43%) JavaScript
1 11 (31.43%) SQL
2 6 (17.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (57.14%) MCSE
2 11 (31.43%) MCITP
3 6 (17.14%) Degree
4 5 (14.29%) CCNA
4 5 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (11.43%) MCSA
6 2 (5.71%) CCNP
6 2 (5.71%) MCTS
6 2 (5.71%) APMP
7 1 (2.86%) MCDBA
7 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (2.86%) MCDST
System Software
1 9 (25.71%) Active Directory
2 8 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (8.57%) Hyper-V
4 3 (8.57%) vSphere
4 3 (8.57%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (5.71%) VMware Server
6 1 (2.86%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (20.00%) SCCM
2 2 (5.71%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.86%) SCOM
3 1 (2.86%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 20 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 13 (37.14%) Citrix
3 11 (31.43%) VMware
4 7 (20.00%) Cisco
5 5 (14.29%) AppSense
6 3 (8.57%) Avaya
6 3 (8.57%) Juniper
6 3 (8.57%) Symantec
7 2 (5.71%) Oracle
7 2 (5.71%) HP
7 2 (5.71%) EMC
7 2 (5.71%) Polycom
8 1 (2.86%) Twitter
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Posted: 2 days ago
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