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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 88 72 77
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 9 28 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.71% 2.02% 2.05%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.58% 7.27% 8.41%
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 19
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £32,500 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.33%
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
349 385 345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.39% 27.80% 24.38%
Number of salaries quoted 231 256 203
Average salary £47,500 £44,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.95% +29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,400 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 12 February 2016.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 23 (76.67%) Microsoft
2 19 (63.33%) Windows
3 18 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 17 (56.67%) Windows Server
5 16 (53.33%) VMware
6 15 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 15 (50.00%) Citrix
6 15 (50.00%) MCSE
6 15 (50.00%) SQL Server
7 12 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (36.67%) MCITP
9 10 (33.33%) Finance
10 9 (30.00%) Retail
10 9 (30.00%) Capacity Planning
10 9 (30.00%) Pharmaceutical
10 9 (30.00%) Line Management
10 9 (30.00%) Data Centre
11 8 (26.67%) SQL
12 7 (23.33%) .NET
12 7 (23.33%) C#
12 7 (23.33%) Visual Studio
12 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET
12 7 (23.33%) MS Exchange
12 7 (23.33%) MVC
13 6 (20.00%) CCNA
13 6 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
13 6 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
13 6 (20.00%) T-SQL
13 6 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 7 (23.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
1 1 (3.33%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) SAN
2 2 (6.67%) DNS
2 2 (6.67%) VPN
2 2 (6.67%) WAN
3 1 (3.33%) DSL
3 1 (3.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (3.33%) Firewall
3 1 (3.33%) LAN
3 1 (3.33%) NAS
3 1 (3.33%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.33%) VoIP
3 1 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.33%) MySQL
3 1 (3.33%) OLTP
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Visual Studio
2 6 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (6.67%) Subversion
4 1 (3.33%) HP UFT
4 1 (3.33%) LoadRunner
General
1 10 (33.33%) Finance
2 9 (30.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 9 (30.00%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 9 (30.00%) Consultant
1 9 (30.00%) Developer
1 9 (30.00%) Support Consultant
1 9 (30.00%) Wintel Consultant
1 9 (30.00%) Wintel Support
2 6 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (13.33%) C# Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) DBA
5 2 (6.67%) IT Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) SQL Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Server Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) .NET
1 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET
2 4 (13.33%) .NET Framework
2 4 (13.33%) Entity Framework
2 4 (13.33%) WCF
2 4 (13.33%) WPF
3 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (6.67%) ADO.NET
4 2 (6.67%) Ajax
4 2 (6.67%) CSS
4 2 (6.67%) HTML
4 2 (6.67%) LINQ
4 2 (6.67%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 2 (6.67%) WinForms
4 2 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.33%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (63.33%) Windows
2 17 (56.67%) Windows Server
3 12 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Capacity Planning
1 9 (30.00%) Line Management
2 7 (23.33%) MVC
3 6 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (16.67%) ITIL
4 5 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (10.00%) Facilities Management
5 3 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
5 3 (10.00%) TDD
6 2 (6.67%) Communications Security
6 2 (6.67%) ETL
6 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
6 2 (6.67%) Migration
7 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.33%) Service Management
7 1 (3.33%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.33%) Software Testing
7 1 (3.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) SQL
2 7 (23.33%) C#
3 6 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 4 (13.33%) VB
5 3 (10.00%) VB6
6 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.33%) C
7 1 (3.33%) Java
7 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (50.00%) MCSE
2 11 (36.67%) MCITP
3 6 (20.00%) CCNA
3 6 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (16.67%) Degree
4 5 (16.67%) MCP
5 4 (13.33%) MCSA
6 1 (3.33%) CCNP
6 1 (3.33%) EMCIE
6 1 (3.33%) MCDBA
6 1 (3.33%) MCTS
6 1 (3.33%) OCP
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (3.33%) SAP Certification
System Software
1 18 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 15 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.67%) vSphere
5 1 (3.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) SCCM
1 4 (13.33%) SCOM
2 1 (3.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (76.67%) Microsoft
2 16 (53.33%) VMware
3 15 (50.00%) Citrix
4 3 (10.00%) Cisco
4 3 (10.00%) Symantec
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle
6 1 (3.33%) Avaya
6 1 (3.33%) EMC
6 1 (3.33%) HP
6 1 (3.33%) Juniper
6 1 (3.33%) Polycom
6 1 (3.33%) SAP
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £39000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago