The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 83 59 59
Rank change year-on-year
-24 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 27 28 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.65% 2.60% 2.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.98% 9.06% 8.83%
Number of salaries quoted 15 23 28
Average salary £32,000 £32,500 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.53% -20.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,134 £23,800 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £39,900 £46,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +2.73%
Qualifications Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
387 309 419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 23.64% 28.72% 29.30%
Number of salaries quoted 246 182 318
Average salary £36,947 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.56% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft Certification
Scotland

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 24 April 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 43 (76.79%) Windows
2 42 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 35 (62.50%) VMware
4 34 (60.71%) MCSE
5 33 (58.93%) VMware Infrastructure
6 30 (53.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 26 (46.43%) MS Excel
8 24 (42.86%) Citrix
9 23 (41.07%) SQL Server
9 23 (41.07%) MCITP
10 22 (39.29%) Finance
11 21 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
11 21 (37.50%) Active Directory
12 16 (28.57%) DNS
13 15 (26.79%) MCSA
13 15 (26.79%) Degree
14 14 (25.00%) .NET
14 14 (25.00%) C#
14 14 (25.00%) SQL
14 14 (25.00%) ASP.NET
14 14 (25.00%) CSS
15 13 (23.21%) jQuery
16 12 (21.43%) MS Exchange
17 11 (19.64%) JavaScript
17 11 (19.64%) HTML
17 11 (19.64%) Cisco Certification
17 11 (19.64%) Team Foundation Server
17 11 (19.64%) .NET Framework
18 10 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
18 10 (17.86%) CCNA

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 12 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 8 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (10.71%) IIS
4 4 (7.14%) WorkSite
5 3 (5.36%) DNN
6 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.79%) Lync
7 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 26 (46.43%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.71%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.14%) SaaS
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (28.57%) DNS
2 7 (12.50%) WAN
3 6 (10.71%) LAN
4 5 (8.93%) Firewall
4 5 (8.93%) VPN
4 5 (8.93%) SAN
5 4 (7.14%) VoIP
6 3 (5.36%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (5.36%) DHCP
6 3 (5.36%) TCP/IP
7 2 (3.57%) NAS
7 2 (3.57%) PBX
8 1 (1.79%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.79%) Wireless
8 1 (1.79%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (41.07%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (7.14%) MongoDB
4 3 (5.36%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.36%) Big Data
5 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.79%) OLAP
5 1 (1.79%) PerformancePoint
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (19.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 5 (8.93%) InstallShield
3 5 (8.93%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 5 (8.93%) MSBuild
4 4 (7.14%) MSTest
4 4 (7.14%) NUnit
5 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
General
1 22 (39.29%) Finance
2 8 (14.29%) Law
3 7 (12.50%) Legal
4 5 (8.93%) Back Office
4 5 (8.93%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (26.79%) Developer
2 12 (21.43%) Analyst
2 12 (21.43%) Server Support
3 9 (16.07%) Senior Developer
3 9 (16.07%) 3rd Line Support
3 9 (16.07%) Administrator
3 9 (16.07%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 8 (14.29%) IT Support
5 7 (12.50%) Support Analyst
6 6 (10.71%) .NET Developer
7 5 (8.93%) IT Support Analyst
7 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 5 (8.93%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (7.14%) Server Administrator
8 4 (7.14%) Windows Administrator
9 3 (5.36%) Senior Applications Developer
9 3 (5.36%) .NET Web Developer
9 3 (5.36%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (5.36%) Web Applications Developer
9 3 (5.36%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.00%) .NET
1 14 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 14 (25.00%) CSS
2 13 (23.21%) jQuery
3 11 (19.64%) HTML
3 11 (19.64%) .NET Framework
4 9 (16.07%) WinForms
5 8 (14.29%) WCF
6 7 (12.50%) Ajax
7 6 (10.71%) JSON
7 6 (10.71%) XML
8 5 (8.93%) XSLT
8 5 (8.93%) SOAP
8 5 (8.93%) Web Services
8 5 (8.93%) OOXML
8 5 (8.93%) .NET Remoting
9 4 (7.14%) RESTful
10 2 (3.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 2 (3.57%) COM
11 1 (1.79%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.86%) Clustering
2 8 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 5 (8.93%) N-Tier
4 3 (5.36%) Blackberry
4 3 (5.36%) Firmware
4 3 (5.36%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.79%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.79%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 43 (76.79%) Windows
2 30 (53.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (8.93%) Linux
5 5 (8.93%) Windows 7
6 4 (7.14%) UNIX
7 3 (5.36%) Windows XP
8 2 (3.57%) Ubuntu
8 2 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.79%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.07%) MVC
1 9 (16.07%) ITIL
2 5 (8.93%) Practice Management
2 5 (8.93%) OO
2 5 (8.93%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (8.93%) Multithreading
3 4 (7.14%) Change Control
3 4 (7.14%) SOA
3 4 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (5.36%) Service Management
5 2 (3.57%) Configuration Management
5 2 (3.57%) Document Management
6 1 (1.79%) Scrum
6 1 (1.79%) Data Analysis
6 1 (1.79%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.79%) Quality Management
6 1 (1.79%) Security Management
6 1 (1.79%) RDF
6 1 (1.79%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.79%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.00%) C#
1 14 (25.00%) SQL
2 11 (19.64%) JavaScript
3 5 (8.93%) XQuery
4 4 (7.14%) Java
5 3 (5.36%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 34 (60.71%) MCSE
2 23 (41.07%) MCITP
3 15 (26.79%) MCSA
3 15 (26.79%) Degree
4 11 (19.64%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (17.86%) CCNA
6 8 (14.29%) MCP
7 7 (12.50%) HND
8 6 (10.71%) MCTS
9 4 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (7.14%) CCNP
10 3 (5.36%) HNC
10 3 (5.36%) MCPD
11 2 (3.57%) CCA
11 2 (3.57%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (3.57%) CCIE
12 1 (1.79%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (58.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 5 (8.93%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.36%) Terminal Services
4 3 (5.36%) vSphere
4 3 (5.36%) XenApp
5 2 (3.57%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (1.79%) XenServer
6 1 (1.79%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.79%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.79%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) SCCM
2 2 (3.57%) SCOM
3 1 (1.79%) Puppet
3 1 (1.79%) WSUS
3 1 (1.79%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 42 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 35 (62.50%) VMware
3 24 (42.86%) Citrix
4 8 (14.29%) Cisco
5 5 (8.93%) Reuters
6 3 (5.36%) Mitel
6 3 (5.36%) CheckPoint
6 3 (5.36%) Red Hat
6 3 (5.36%) LANDesk
7 2 (3.57%) SolarWinds
7 2 (3.57%) Oracle
7 2 (3.57%) Nortel
8 1 (1.79%) 3Com
8 1 (1.79%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.79%) Sophos
8 1 (1.79%) Dell
8 1 (1.79%) EMC
8 1 (1.79%) CommVault
8 1 (1.79%) NetApp
8 1 (1.79%) Nimsoft
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