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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 78 74 67
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 13 28 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.13% 1.78% 3.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.74% 5.86% 10.82%
Number of salaries quoted 12 17 13
Median salary £45,250 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+39.23% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £22,500 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £61,750 £42,500 £38,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
274 478 416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 23.81% 30.39% 28.30%
Number of salaries quoted 181 316 249
Median salary £47,500 £42,750 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,563 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 27 September 2016.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 23 (88.46%) Microsoft
2 17 (65.38%) MCSE
3 15 (57.69%) SQL Server
4 13 (50.00%) Windows
5 10 (38.46%) VMware
6 9 (34.62%) MCSA
6 9 (34.62%) SQL
6 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
7 8 (30.77%) MS Excel
7 8 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (30.77%) Windows Server
8 7 (26.92%) SAN
9 6 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (23.08%) MVC
9 6 (23.08%) Scrum
9 6 (23.08%) MS Exchange
9 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
9 6 (23.08%) CCNA
9 6 (23.08%) .NET
9 6 (23.08%) C#
9 6 (23.08%) HTML
9 6 (23.08%) Linux
9 6 (23.08%) IIS
9 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET
9 6 (23.08%) CSS
9 6 (23.08%) ITIL
9 6 (23.08%) MCP
9 6 (23.08%) MCITP
9 6 (23.08%) Web Development

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 6 (23.08%) IIS
1 6 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
2 3 (11.54%) Skype for Business
3 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (30.77%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (11.54%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (11.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) SAN
2 2 (7.69%) LAN
2 2 (7.69%) VPN
2 2 (7.69%) WAN
3 1 (3.85%) Firewall
3 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (57.69%) SQL Server
2 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (11.54%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 4 (15.38%) Games
2 1 (3.85%) Back Office
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Developer
2 4 (15.38%) C# Developer
2 4 (15.38%) DBA
2 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Service Manager
2 4 (15.38%) SQL DBA
3 3 (11.54%) Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Architect
3 3 (11.54%) Azure Architect
3 3 (11.54%) IT Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Platform Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Team Leader
4 2 (7.69%) Graduate
4 2 (7.69%) Graduate Developer
4 2 (7.69%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Senior SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) .NET
1 6 (23.08%) .NET Framework
1 6 (23.08%) AngularJS
1 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET
1 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
1 6 (23.08%) CSS
1 6 (23.08%) Entity Framework
1 6 (23.08%) HTML
2 2 (7.69%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (11.54%) Informatics
2 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.69%) Replication
4 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.85%) Clustering
4 1 (3.85%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (3.85%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (30.77%) Windows Server
3 6 (23.08%) Linux
3 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (7.69%) Android
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.85%) CentOS
6 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.85%) Unix
6 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (23.08%) BDD
2 6 (23.08%) ITIL
2 6 (23.08%) MVC
2 6 (23.08%) Scrum
2 6 (23.08%) TDD
2 6 (23.08%) Web Development
3 4 (15.38%) High Availability
3 4 (15.38%) Load Balancing
4 3 (11.54%) Analytics
4 3 (11.54%) Business Continuity
4 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (11.54%) People Management
5 2 (7.69%) Change Control
5 2 (7.69%) Change Management
5 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 2 (7.69%) DevOps
5 2 (7.69%) Patch Management
5 2 (7.69%) Security Management
5 2 (7.69%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) SQL
2 6 (23.08%) C#
2 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (65.38%) MCSE
2 9 (34.62%) MCSA
3 6 (23.08%) CCNA
3 6 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (23.08%) MCITP
3 6 (23.08%) MCP
4 4 (15.38%) CISSP
5 3 (11.54%) CCNP
5 3 (11.54%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (11.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (7.69%) MCDBA
6 2 (7.69%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
2 8 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (23.08%) Hyper-V
4 5 (19.23%) vSphere
5 1 (3.85%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Backup Exec
1 2 (7.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (3.85%) SCCM
2 1 (3.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 23 (88.46%) Microsoft
2 10 (38.46%) VMware
3 3 (11.54%) Cisco
3 3 (11.54%) Citrix
3 3 (11.54%) Symantec
4 2 (7.69%) CommVault
4 2 (7.69%) NetApp
4 2 (7.69%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.85%) Red Hat