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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 82 88 61
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -27
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 20 26 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.45% 1.57% 2.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.28% 6.72% 8.96%
Number of salaries quoted 13 17 24
Average salary £30,000 £31,500 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +0.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £25,500 £23,950
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £39,600 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.66%
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
379 387 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.52% 23.33% 29.91%
Number of salaries quoted 223 250 198
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,900 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 17 April 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 33 (82.50%) Microsoft
2 26 (65.00%) Windows
3 22 (55.00%) MCSE
4 17 (42.50%) Active Directory
5 14 (35.00%) MS Excel
5 14 (35.00%) MS Exchange
5 14 (35.00%) SQL Server
5 14 (35.00%) VMware
5 14 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (32.50%) Finance
6 13 (32.50%) SQL
7 12 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (30.00%) MCITP
7 12 (30.00%) Windows 7
8 9 (22.50%) .NET Framework
8 9 (22.50%) jQuery
8 9 (22.50%) .NET
8 9 (22.50%) C#
8 9 (22.50%) HTML
8 9 (22.50%) JavaScript
8 9 (22.50%) ASP.NET
8 9 (22.50%) CSS
8 9 (22.50%) MCSA
8 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (20.00%) MCP
10 7 (17.50%) CCNA
10 7 (17.50%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (15.00%) Mentoring
11 6 (15.00%) Cisco
11 6 (15.00%) WAN

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 14 (35.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (12.50%) IIS
4 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (7.50%) WorkSite
6 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (35.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) LAN
1 6 (15.00%) WAN
1 6 (15.00%) DNS
2 5 (12.50%) SAN
2 5 (12.50%) NAS
3 3 (7.50%) Firewall
4 2 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (5.00%) SMS
4 2 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (5.00%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (2.50%) Internet
5 1 (2.50%) DHCP
5 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.50%) Wireless
5 1 (2.50%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.00%) MySQL
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 13 (32.50%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Law
3 2 (5.00%) Legal
3 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (22.50%) Developer
2 7 (17.50%) IT Support
3 6 (15.00%) Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Consultant
4 5 (12.50%) Wintel Consultant
5 4 (10.00%) AWS Developer
5 4 (10.00%) C# Web Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Web Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 4 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (10.00%) C# Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Support Technician
6 3 (7.50%) Support Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Support Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) IT Support Technician
7 2 (5.00%) SQL DBA
7 2 (5.00%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Security Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (22.50%) HTML
1 9 (22.50%) .NET
1 9 (22.50%) ASP.NET
1 9 (22.50%) CSS
1 9 (22.50%) .NET Framework
1 9 (22.50%) jQuery
2 5 (12.50%) Entity Framework
3 4 (10.00%) Regular Expression
3 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (10.00%) HTML5
3 4 (10.00%) WCF
3 4 (10.00%) Web Services
3 4 (10.00%) XML
3 4 (10.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Clustering
2 4 (10.00%) SWIFT
3 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.00%) Tandem
3 2 (5.00%) PKI
3 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.50%) iPhone
4 1 (2.50%) iPad
4 1 (2.50%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 26 (65.00%) Windows
2 14 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (30.00%) Windows 7
4 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
6 4 (10.00%) Linux
7 2 (5.00%) Windows XP
7 2 (5.00%) Debian
7 2 (5.00%) Windows 8
7 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (5.00%) UNIX
8 1 (2.50%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.00%) Migration
1 6 (15.00%) Data Migration
1 6 (15.00%) Mentoring
2 5 (12.50%) Web Development
2 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (12.50%) ITIL
3 4 (10.00%) OO
3 4 (10.00%) CRM
3 4 (10.00%) Data Management
3 4 (10.00%) OOD
3 4 (10.00%) MVC
3 4 (10.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (5.00%) Data Analytics
4 2 (5.00%) Analytics
4 2 (5.00%) Document Management
4 2 (5.00%) ERP
5 1 (2.50%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 13 (32.50%) SQL
2 9 (22.50%) C#
2 9 (22.50%) JavaScript
3 4 (10.00%) XQuery
3 4 (10.00%) XPath
3 4 (10.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (5.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (5.00%) Perl
4 2 (5.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (55.00%) MCSE
2 12 (30.00%) MCITP
3 9 (22.50%) MCSA
4 8 (20.00%) MCP
5 7 (17.50%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (17.50%) CCNA
6 6 (15.00%) Degree
7 4 (10.00%) CCNP
8 3 (7.50%) MCDST
9 2 (5.00%) CISSP
9 2 (5.00%) A+ Certification
9 2 (5.00%) SSCP
9 2 (5.00%) GIAC
9 2 (5.00%) CEH
9 2 (5.00%) HND
9 2 (5.00%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (42.50%) Active Directory
2 12 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.00%) XenApp
3 2 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.50%) VMware Server
4 1 (2.50%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.50%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.50%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) WSUS
1 2 (5.00%) SCCM
2 1 (2.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (2.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 33 (82.50%) Microsoft
2 14 (35.00%) VMware
3 6 (15.00%) Cisco
4 5 (12.50%) Citrix
5 4 (10.00%) IBM
5 4 (10.00%) Oracle
6 2 (5.00%) SolarWinds
6 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (5.00%) CheckPoint
6 2 (5.00%) Symantec
7 1 (2.50%) Twitter
7 1 (2.50%) NetApp
Edinburgh
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