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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 79 83 68
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -15
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 21 24 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.44% 1.61% 2.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.84% 6.32% 9.15%
Number of salaries quoted 14 9 21
Average salary £32,500 £27,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £30,400 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- -2.59%
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
434 380 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 29.85% 25.44% 27.04%
Number of salaries quoted 300 242 164
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 July 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 22 (62.86%) Microsoft
2 20 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 18 (51.43%) Windows
4 17 (48.57%) MCSE
5 12 (34.29%) MS Excel
5 12 (34.29%) ASP.NET
5 12 (34.29%) CSS
5 12 (34.29%) C#
5 12 (34.29%) HTML
5 12 (34.29%) JavaScript
5 12 (34.29%) .NET
5 12 (34.29%) MVC
5 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (34.29%) jQuery
5 12 (34.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (31.43%) Citrix
7 10 (28.57%) SQL
8 9 (25.71%) VMware
8 9 (25.71%) HTML5
8 9 (25.71%) CSS3
8 9 (25.71%) AngularJS
8 9 (25.71%) SDLC
9 8 (22.86%) Windows 7
9 8 (22.86%) MCITP
9 8 (22.86%) Web Development
9 8 (22.86%) .NET Framework
9 8 (22.86%) ITIL
9 8 (22.86%) MS Exchange
10 7 (20.00%) Active Directory
11 6 (17.14%) Microsoft App-V

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 8 (22.86%) MS Exchange
2 5 (14.29%) WorkSite
2 5 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (8.57%) IIS
4 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (34.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) HTTP
2 4 (11.43%) WAN
3 3 (8.57%) LAN
3 3 (8.57%) Firewall
4 2 (5.71%) DHCP
4 2 (5.71%) VPN
4 2 (5.71%) DNS
4 2 (5.71%) VoIP
5 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.86%) SAN
5 1 (2.86%) Internet
5 1 (2.86%) PSTN
5 1 (2.86%) SMS
5 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.86%) Wireless
5 1 (2.86%) IP Telephony
5 1 (2.86%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (2.86%) VLAN
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (2.86%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (5.71%) MySQL
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) MSI
2 1 (2.86%) InstallShield
General
1 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
1 1 (2.86%) Publishing
1 1 (2.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Developer
2 8 (22.86%) Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) .NET Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Graduate
5 4 (11.43%) Coordinator
6 3 (8.57%) Web Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Support Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) C# Web Developer
6 3 (8.57%) IT Support
7 2 (5.71%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (5.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Junior C# Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) IT Support Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Junior Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (34.29%) HTML
1 12 (34.29%) .NET
1 12 (34.29%) ASP.NET
1 12 (34.29%) CSS
1 12 (34.29%) jQuery
1 12 (34.29%) ASP.NET MVC
2 9 (25.71%) HTML5
2 9 (25.71%) CSS3
2 9 (25.71%) AngularJS
3 8 (22.86%) .NET Framework
4 5 (14.29%) JSON
4 5 (14.29%) Application Packaging
4 5 (14.29%) Raphaël
5 3 (8.57%) Entity Framework
5 3 (8.57%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Client/Server
1 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (17.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.86%) iPhone
2 1 (2.86%) iPad
2 1 (2.86%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 18 (51.43%) Windows
2 8 (22.86%) Windows 7
3 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.71%) Windows 8
4 2 (5.71%) Debian
4 2 (5.71%) Linux
5 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.86%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) MVC
1 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (25.71%) SDLC
3 8 (22.86%) Web Development
3 8 (22.86%) ITIL
4 6 (17.14%) Migration
5 5 (14.29%) Scrum
5 5 (14.29%) Web Application Development
5 5 (14.29%) OO
6 4 (11.43%) Data Protection
7 3 (8.57%) CRM
7 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2
8 2 (5.71%) TDD
9 1 (2.86%) Document Management
9 1 (2.86%) Data Analytics
9 1 (2.86%) Analytics
9 1 (2.86%) Software Distribution
9 1 (2.86%) Mentoring
9 1 (2.86%) Workflow
9 1 (2.86%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 12 (34.29%) C#
1 12 (34.29%) JavaScript
2 10 (28.57%) SQL
3 6 (17.14%) T-SQL
4 2 (5.71%) Perl
4 2 (5.71%) Shell Script
4 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.71%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (48.57%) MCSE
2 8 (22.86%) MCITP
3 6 (17.14%) Degree
4 4 (11.43%) CCNA
4 4 (11.43%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (8.57%) MCSA
6 2 (5.71%) APMP
6 2 (5.71%) MCP
7 1 (2.86%) CISSP
7 1 (2.86%) MCDBA
7 1 (2.86%) CCNP
7 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (2.86%) SSCP
7 1 (2.86%) GIAC
7 1 (2.86%) CEH
7 1 (2.86%) MCDST
System Software
1 7 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (17.14%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.57%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (5.71%) vSphere
4 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.71%) VMware Server
5 1 (2.86%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) SCCM
2 1 (2.86%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.86%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (62.86%) Microsoft
2 11 (31.43%) Citrix
3 9 (25.71%) VMware
4 6 (17.14%) Cisco
5 5 (14.29%) AppSense
6 2 (5.71%) Avaya
6 2 (5.71%) Juniper
6 2 (5.71%) HP
7 1 (2.86%) EMC
7 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.86%) Symantec
7 1 (2.86%) Polycom
7 1 (2.86%) Twitter
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