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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 83 87 98
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +11
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 10 11 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.81% 0.85% 1.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.97% 3.56% 5.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 7
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £30,000 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £40,750 £40,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% -4.05%
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
337 309 343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.29% 23.75% 21.81%
Number of salaries quoted 221 182 217
Median salary £47,500 £44,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.95% +17.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £31,750 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 May 2016.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 15 (78.95%) Microsoft
2 13 (68.42%) SQL Server
3 11 (57.89%) SQL
4 10 (52.63%) Windows
5 9 (47.37%) VMware
6 8 (42.11%) MCSE
6 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (36.84%) MS Exchange
7 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
7 7 (36.84%) SAN
8 6 (31.58%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (26.32%) MCSA
9 5 (26.32%) ITIL
9 5 (26.32%) T-SQL
9 5 (26.32%) vSphere
9 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
10 4 (21.05%) High Availability
10 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (21.05%) C#
10 4 (21.05%) Visual Studio
10 4 (21.05%) MCP
10 4 (21.05%) Linux
10 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
10 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
10 4 (21.05%) .NET
10 4 (21.05%) CCNA

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 7 (36.84%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.26%) Office 365
2 1 (5.26%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) SAN
2 2 (10.53%) VPN
3 1 (5.26%) DNS
3 1 (5.26%) LAN
3 1 (5.26%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (5.26%) WAN
3 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (68.42%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Visual Studio
2 2 (10.53%) Subversion
2 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (21.05%) Games
2 1 (5.26%) Back Office
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Developer
2 4 (21.05%) .NET Developer
2 4 (21.05%) IT Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Platform Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Service Manager
4 2 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (10.53%) C# Developer
4 2 (10.53%) DBA
4 2 (10.53%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) SQL DBA
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Developer
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (5.26%) Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Cloud Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) IT Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Lead Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) .NET
1 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
2 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
2 2 (10.53%) Entity Framework
2 2 (10.53%) WCF
2 2 (10.53%) WPF
3 1 (5.26%) ADO.NET
3 1 (5.26%) Ajax
3 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (5.26%) CSS
3 1 (5.26%) HTML
3 1 (5.26%) LINQ
3 1 (5.26%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 1 (5.26%) WinForms
3 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (15.79%) Informatics
1 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
2 2 (10.53%) Replication
3 1 (5.26%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (5.26%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
2 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (21.05%) Linux
3 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.26%) Unix
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (26.32%) ITIL
3 4 (21.05%) High Availability
3 4 (21.05%) MVC
4 3 (15.79%) Analytics
4 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (15.79%) Load Balancing
4 3 (15.79%) People Management
4 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.53%) Change Management
5 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (10.53%) ETL
5 2 (10.53%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (10.53%) Patch Management
5 2 (10.53%) TDD
6 1 (5.26%) Coaching
6 1 (5.26%) CRM
6 1 (5.26%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) SQL
2 5 (26.32%) T-SQL
3 4 (21.05%) C#
4 2 (10.53%) VB
4 2 (10.53%) VB6
5 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) MCSE
2 5 (26.32%) MCSA
3 4 (21.05%) CCNA
3 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (21.05%) MCP
4 3 (15.79%) CISSP
4 3 (15.79%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (15.79%) MCITP
4 3 (15.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (10.53%) Degree
5 2 (10.53%) MCDBA
5 2 (10.53%) MCTS
6 1 (5.26%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
3 5 (26.32%) vSphere
4 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
5 1 (5.26%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Backup Exec
1 2 (10.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (5.26%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (78.95%) Microsoft
2 9 (47.37%) VMware
3 3 (15.79%) Citrix
3 3 (15.79%) Symantec
4 2 (10.53%) CommVault
4 2 (10.53%) NetApp
4 2 (10.53%) SolarWinds
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco