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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 82 81 68
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -13
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 14 23 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.14% 1.48% 2.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.47% 4.82% 9.36%
Number of salaries quoted 14 16 12
Median salary £47,750 £35,000 £26,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+36.42% +30.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £22,500 £22,050
10% offered a salary of more than £67,750 £42,500 £32,450
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
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
313 477 406
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 25.51% 30.66% 27.38%
Number of salaries quoted 194 331 235
Median salary £45,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,563 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £61,450
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 August 2016.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 23 (92.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (64.00%) SQL Server
3 15 (60.00%) MCSE
4 12 (48.00%) Windows
5 10 (40.00%) SQL
6 9 (36.00%) Active Directory
6 9 (36.00%) VMware
7 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
7 8 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (32.00%) Windows Server
8 7 (28.00%) MCITP
8 7 (28.00%) MCSA
8 7 (28.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (28.00%) SAN
9 6 (24.00%) MVC
9 6 (24.00%) Scrum
9 6 (24.00%) MS Exchange
9 6 (24.00%) C#
9 6 (24.00%) HTML
9 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
9 6 (24.00%) .NET
9 6 (24.00%) IIS
9 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET
9 6 (24.00%) CSS
9 6 (24.00%) TDD
9 6 (24.00%) Hyper-V
9 6 (24.00%) Web Development
9 6 (24.00%) .NET Framework
9 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (24.00%) BDD

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (24.00%) IIS
1 6 (24.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (12.00%) Skype for Business
3 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (12.00%) Office 365
2 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) SAN
2 2 (8.00%) LAN
2 2 (8.00%) VPN
2 2 (8.00%) WAN
3 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (64.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (12.00%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 4 (16.00%) Games
2 1 (4.00%) Back Office
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Developer
2 5 (20.00%) DBA
2 5 (20.00%) SQL DBA
3 4 (16.00%) C# Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Azure Architect
4 3 (12.00%) IT Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Platform Manager
4 3 (12.00%) Service Manager
4 3 (12.00%) SQL Server DBA
4 3 (12.00%) Team Leader
5 2 (8.00%) Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Graduate
5 2 (8.00%) Graduate Developer
5 2 (8.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior DBA
5 2 (8.00%) Senior SQL DBA
6 1 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) .NET
1 6 (24.00%) .NET Framework
1 6 (24.00%) AngularJS
1 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 6 (24.00%) CSS
1 6 (24.00%) Entity Framework
1 6 (24.00%) HTML
2 2 (8.00%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (12.00%) Informatics
2 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.00%) Replication
4 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.00%) Clustering
4 1 (4.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (4.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) Windows
2 8 (32.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (20.00%) Linux
3 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (8.00%) Android
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.00%) Unix
6 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (24.00%) BDD
2 6 (24.00%) MVC
2 6 (24.00%) Scrum
2 6 (24.00%) TDD
2 6 (24.00%) Web Development
3 5 (20.00%) ITIL
4 4 (16.00%) High Availability
5 3 (12.00%) Analytics
5 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (12.00%) Load Balancing
5 3 (12.00%) People Management
6 2 (8.00%) Business Continuity
6 2 (8.00%) Change Management
6 2 (8.00%) Patch Management
7 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
7 1 (4.00%) CRM
7 1 (4.00%) Migration
7 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
7 1 (4.00%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) SQL
2 6 (24.00%) C#
2 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.00%) Java
4 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (60.00%) MCSE
2 7 (28.00%) MCITP
2 7 (28.00%) MCSA
3 5 (20.00%) CCNA
3 5 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (20.00%) MCP
4 3 (12.00%) CISSP
4 3 (12.00%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (12.00%) MCDBA
4 3 (12.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (8.00%) CCNP
5 2 (8.00%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (36.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (24.00%) Hyper-V
4 5 (20.00%) vSphere
5 1 (4.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Backup Exec
1 2 (8.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (4.00%) SCCM
2 1 (4.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 23 (92.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (36.00%) VMware
3 3 (12.00%) Citrix
3 3 (12.00%) Symantec
4 2 (8.00%) Cisco
4 2 (8.00%) CommVault
4 2 (8.00%) NetApp
4 2 (8.00%) SolarWinds