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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 80 65 66
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 32 36 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.13% 2.56% 2.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.14% 10.98% 7.65%
Number of salaries quoted 12 30 12
Average salary £31,750 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.62% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,550 £29,100 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £42,300 £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £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
393 328 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 26.22% 23.31% 29.01%
Number of salaries quoted 252 208 224
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £26,000 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 30 October 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 55 (94.83%) Microsoft
2 50 (86.21%) Windows
3 38 (65.52%) Active Directory
4 32 (55.17%) Citrix
5 30 (51.72%) MCSE
6 29 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 29 (50.00%) Finance
7 27 (46.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 27 (46.55%) DNS
7 27 (46.55%) MS Excel
8 23 (39.66%) VMware
9 22 (37.93%) Analytical Skills
10 19 (32.76%) VMware Infrastructure
10 19 (32.76%) MS Exchange
11 16 (27.59%) SQL Server
12 14 (24.14%) Windows 2000 Server
13 13 (22.41%) Exchange Server 2010
14 12 (20.69%) XenApp
15 11 (18.97%) NetScaler
15 11 (18.97%) ITIL
15 11 (18.97%) Windows 2000
15 11 (18.97%) HP
15 11 (18.97%) MetaFrame
16 10 (17.24%) CCA
16 10 (17.24%) Citrix Certification
16 10 (17.24%) Cisco
16 10 (17.24%) Firewall
16 10 (17.24%) Hyper-V
16 10 (17.24%) MCITP
17 9 (15.52%) MCSA

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 19 (32.76%) MS Exchange
2 13 (22.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (12.07%) SharePoint
4 6 (10.34%) IIS
5 4 (6.90%) Lync
6 3 (5.17%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.72%) WorkSite
Applications
1 27 (46.55%) MS Excel
2 7 (12.07%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Visualfiles
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.17%) Office 365
3 2 (3.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (46.55%) DNS
2 11 (18.97%) NetScaler
3 10 (17.24%) Firewall
4 6 (10.34%) IP Telephony
4 6 (10.34%) LAN
4 6 (10.34%) WAN
5 5 (8.62%) DHCP
5 5 (8.62%) TCP/IP
5 5 (8.62%) Cisco IPT
6 4 (6.90%) VPN
6 4 (6.90%) SAN
7 2 (3.45%) VoIP
8 1 (1.72%) SMTP
8 1 (1.72%) Internet
8 1 (1.72%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (1.72%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.72%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (27.59%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (8.62%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.72%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 29 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (6.90%) Law
3 3 (5.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (18.97%) Consultant
1 11 (18.97%) Citrix Engineer
2 10 (17.24%) Citrix Specialist
2 10 (17.24%) Wintel Specialist
2 10 (17.24%) Wintel Consultant
3 9 (15.52%) Server Support
4 8 (13.79%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 8 (13.79%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (10.34%) Administrator
5 6 (10.34%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (10.34%) Analyst
6 5 (8.62%) Developer
6 5 (8.62%) IT Support
7 4 (6.90%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Support Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) Software Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) IT Support Analyst
9 2 (3.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.62%) HTML
1 5 (8.62%) .NET
1 5 (8.62%) ASP.NET
2 4 (6.90%) CSS
2 4 (6.90%) WCF
2 4 (6.90%) Ajax
2 4 (6.90%) .NET Framework
3 3 (5.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (3.45%) WPF
4 2 (3.45%) XML
4 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.72%) WinForms
5 1 (1.72%) Web Services
5 1 (1.72%) COM
5 1 (1.72%) ADO.NET
5 1 (1.72%) LINQ
5 1 (1.72%) jQuery
5 1 (1.72%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (1.72%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 22 (37.93%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (13.79%) Clustering
3 4 (6.90%) Blackberry
4 3 (5.17%) Thin Client
4 3 (5.17%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.72%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 50 (86.21%) Windows
2 29 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 27 (46.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (24.14%) Windows 2000 Server
5 11 (18.97%) Windows 2000
6 5 (8.62%) Windows 7
6 5 (8.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (6.90%) Windows Phone
7 4 (6.90%) Windows XP
8 2 (3.45%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.72%) UNIX
9 1 (1.72%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.97%) ITIL
2 4 (6.90%) Service Delivery
3 3 (5.17%) MVC
4 2 (3.45%) Network Architecture
4 2 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (3.45%) Migration
4 2 (3.45%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (1.72%) Unit Testing
5 1 (1.72%) Web Application Development
5 1 (1.72%) Software Distribution
5 1 (1.72%) Workflow
5 1 (1.72%) ERP
5 1 (1.72%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.07%) PowerShell
2 5 (8.62%) C#
2 5 (8.62%) JavaScript
3 4 (6.90%) SQL
4 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.72%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.72%) VBA
Qualifications
1 30 (51.72%) MCSE
2 10 (17.24%) CCA
2 10 (17.24%) Citrix Certification
2 10 (17.24%) MCITP
3 9 (15.52%) MCSA
4 8 (13.79%) Degree
5 5 (8.62%) CCNA
5 5 (8.62%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (5.17%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (3.45%) MCP
8 1 (1.72%) HND
8 1 (1.72%) CCNP
8 1 (1.72%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.72%) CISSP
8 1 (1.72%) SSCP
8 1 (1.72%) GIAC
8 1 (1.72%) CEH
8 1 (1.72%) MCDST
System Software
1 38 (65.52%) Active Directory
2 19 (32.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (20.69%) XenApp
4 11 (18.97%) MetaFrame
5 10 (17.24%) Hyper-V
6 5 (8.62%) Forefront TMG
7 4 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (3.45%) vSphere
9 1 (1.72%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) SCCM
1 3 (5.17%) SCOM
2 2 (3.45%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 55 (94.83%) Microsoft
2 32 (55.17%) Citrix
3 23 (39.66%) VMware
4 11 (18.97%) HP
5 10 (17.24%) Cisco
6 1 (1.72%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.72%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.72%) Reuters
6 1 (1.72%) Bloomberg
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