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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 76 88 85
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 14 10 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.29% 0.81% 1.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.79% 3.23% 5.35%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 4
Median salary £35,000 £41,250 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.15% +55.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,750 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £57,500 £31,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
242 310 355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 22.35% 25.04% 26.71%
Number of salaries quoted 132 213 250
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +7.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 16 January 2017.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 18 (69.23%) MCSE
2 17 (65.38%) Microsoft
3 11 (42.31%) CCNA
3 11 (42.31%) Active Directory
3 11 (42.31%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (42.31%) Degree
4 10 (38.46%) Cisco
5 9 (34.62%) MS Excel
5 9 (34.62%) Windows
5 9 (34.62%) SQL Server
6 8 (30.77%) VMware
6 8 (30.77%) MS Exchange
7 7 (26.92%) SAN
7 7 (26.92%) Firewall
8 6 (23.08%) Business Continuity
8 6 (23.08%) IIS
8 6 (23.08%) Windows Server
9 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET
9 5 (19.23%) CSS
9 5 (19.23%) ITIL
9 5 (19.23%) C#
9 5 (19.23%) HTML
9 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
9 5 (19.23%) SQL
9 5 (19.23%) .NET
9 5 (19.23%) MCSA
9 5 (19.23%) VMware ESX
9 5 (19.23%) MVC
9 5 (19.23%) Finance
9 5 (19.23%) Intel Security

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 8 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 6 (23.08%) IIS
3 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
5 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (34.62%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (11.54%) Office 365
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) Firewall
1 7 (26.92%) SAN
2 3 (11.54%) Internet
2 3 (11.54%) IP Telephony
3 1 (3.85%) LAN
3 1 (3.85%) VPN
3 1 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (34.62%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Support Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Developer
4 4 (15.38%) IT Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Graduate
5 3 (11.54%) Graduate Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Support
5 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Systems Support
5 3 (11.54%) Systems Support Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Technical Support
5 3 (11.54%) Technical Support Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) IT Support
6 2 (7.69%) SQL DBA
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) .NET
1 5 (19.23%) .NET Framework
1 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET
1 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET MVC
1 5 (19.23%) CSS
1 5 (19.23%) HTML
2 4 (15.38%) AngularJS
2 4 (15.38%) Entity Framework
3 2 (7.69%) Android SDK
4 1 (3.85%) WinForms
4 1 (3.85%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.54%) Driving Licence
3 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.69%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.85%) Clustering
4 1 (3.85%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 9 (34.62%) Windows
2 6 (23.08%) Windows Server
3 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (7.69%) Android
5 2 (7.69%) Linux
6 1 (3.85%) CentOS
6 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Business Continuity
2 5 (19.23%) ITIL
2 5 (19.23%) MVC
2 5 (19.23%) Time Management
3 4 (15.38%) BDD
3 4 (15.38%) Information Security
3 4 (15.38%) Scrum
3 4 (15.38%) TDD
3 4 (15.38%) Web Development
4 3 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (7.69%) BCP
5 2 (7.69%) Change Control
5 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 2 (7.69%) Office Automation
5 2 (7.69%) Security Management
5 2 (7.69%) Supplier Management
6 1 (3.85%) DevOps
6 1 (3.85%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.85%) SDLC
6 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) C#
1 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
1 5 (19.23%) SQL
2 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
3 2 (7.69%) Java
4 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (69.23%) MCSE
2 11 (42.31%) CCNA
2 11 (42.31%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (42.31%) Degree
3 5 (19.23%) MCSA
4 4 (15.38%) CCNP
5 3 (11.54%) MCITP
6 2 (7.69%) MCP
7 1 (3.85%) CISSP
7 1 (3.85%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) SLA
2 2 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (42.31%) Active Directory
2 5 (19.23%) VMware ESX
3 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (7.69%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 2 (7.69%) UAG
5 1 (3.85%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (3.85%) Ansible
2 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.85%) Puppet
2 1 (3.85%) SCCM
2 1 (3.85%) SCOM
2 1 (3.85%) SCSM
Vendors
1 17 (65.38%) Microsoft
2 10 (38.46%) Cisco
3 8 (30.77%) VMware
4 5 (19.23%) Intel Security
5 3 (11.54%) WatchGuard
6 2 (7.69%) IBM
6 2 (7.69%) Samsung
7 1 (3.85%) Citrix
7 1 (3.85%) Red Hat