The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 69 89 73
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -16
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 32 22 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.68% 1.62% 2.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.77% 8.70% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 25 14 19
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,150 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £48,100 £42,500 £40,300
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.70% -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 Glasgow region.

Qualifications Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
297 253 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 24.83% 18.63% 22.90%
Number of salaries quoted 205 172 148
Average salary £42,000 £41,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.20% +18.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £50,000 £57,300
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Glasgow region.

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Glasgow

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 64 (95.52%) Microsoft
2 49 (73.13%) SQL Server
3 48 (71.64%) C#
3 48 (71.64%) .NET
4 42 (62.69%) MS Excel
5 38 (56.72%) ASP.NET
6 32 (47.76%) SharePoint
7 29 (43.28%) CSS
8 28 (41.79%) Agile Software Development
9 26 (38.81%) JavaScript
10 23 (34.33%) HTML
10 23 (34.33%) Web Development
11 22 (32.84%) IIS
12 21 (31.34%) jQuery
13 20 (29.85%) Degree
14 19 (28.36%) .NET Framework
14 19 (28.36%) MVC
14 19 (28.36%) Entity Framework
15 18 (26.87%) WinForms
16 16 (23.88%) ASP.NET MVC
17 15 (22.39%) Computer Science
18 14 (20.90%) SQL Server 2008
18 14 (20.90%) CRM
19 13 (19.40%) Windows
20 12 (17.91%) Dynamics CRM
20 12 (17.91%) Active Directory
21 11 (16.42%) Time Management
21 11 (16.42%) Unit Testing
21 11 (16.42%) VMware
22 10 (14.93%) VMware Infrastructure

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 32 (47.76%) SharePoint
2 22 (32.84%) IIS
3 10 (14.93%) SharePoint 2010
4 7 (10.45%) MS Exchange
5 3 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (4.48%) Umbraco
6 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 42 (62.69%) MS Excel
2 9 (13.43%) InfoPath
3 2 (2.99%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (17.91%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.46%) SAN
2 4 (5.97%) DHCP
2 4 (5.97%) DNS
3 3 (4.48%) IPv4
3 3 (4.48%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.48%) WAN
3 3 (4.48%) LAN
4 2 (2.99%) VPN
4 2 (2.99%) Firewall
4 2 (2.99%) VLAN
5 1 (1.49%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.49%) SSL
5 1 (1.49%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (73.13%) SQL Server
2 14 (20.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (14.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (14.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.49%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (4.48%) Finance
1 3 (4.48%) Advertising
2 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (65.67%) Developer
2 26 (38.81%) .NET Developer
3 16 (23.88%) Senior Developer
4 15 (22.39%) C# Developer
5 13 (19.40%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 13 (19.40%) ASP.NET Developer
5 13 (19.40%) C# .NET Developer
6 10 (14.93%) Software Developer
7 8 (11.94%) .NET Software Developer
8 7 (10.45%) Senior .NET Developer
8 7 (10.45%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (10.45%) Senior C# Developer
9 5 (7.46%) Consultant
10 4 (5.97%) Analyst
10 4 (5.97%) IT Support
11 3 (4.48%) Front-End Developer
11 3 (4.48%) Team Leader
11 3 (4.48%) .NET Web Developer
11 3 (4.48%) Development Team Leader
11 3 (4.48%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (71.64%) .NET
2 38 (56.72%) ASP.NET
3 29 (43.28%) CSS
4 23 (34.33%) HTML
5 21 (31.34%) jQuery
6 19 (28.36%) .NET Framework
6 19 (28.36%) Entity Framework
7 18 (26.87%) WinForms
8 16 (23.88%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (7.46%) Web Services
9 5 (7.46%) XML
10 3 (4.48%) REST
10 3 (4.48%) AngularJS
10 3 (4.48%) WCF
11 1 (1.49%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.39%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.48%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.49%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.49%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (19.40%) Windows
2 9 (13.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (10.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.99%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.49%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.49%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.49%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (41.79%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (34.33%) Web Development
3 19 (28.36%) MVC
4 14 (20.90%) CRM
5 11 (16.42%) Time Management
5 11 (16.42%) Unit Testing
6 10 (14.93%) Software Engineering
6 10 (14.93%) SDLC
7 9 (13.43%) Mentoring
8 8 (11.94%) Data Analysis
9 6 (8.96%) TDD
9 6 (8.96%) ITIL
10 4 (5.97%) Scrum
11 3 (4.48%) Refactoring
11 3 (4.48%) Problem Management
11 3 (4.48%) Incident Management
11 3 (4.48%) Service Management
11 3 (4.48%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (4.48%) Project Management
11 3 (4.48%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 48 (71.64%) C#
2 26 (38.81%) JavaScript
3 9 (13.43%) SQL
4 3 (4.48%) PowerShell
4 3 (4.48%) VBScript
5 2 (2.99%) VB.NET
5 2 (2.99%) C
6 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (29.85%) Degree
2 10 (14.93%) MCSE
3 8 (11.94%) MCP
4 6 (8.96%) MCSA
5 3 (4.48%) MCDST
5 3 (4.48%) CCA
5 3 (4.48%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (2.99%) MCITP
6 2 (2.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.49%) CCNP
7 1 (1.49%) CCNA
7 1 (1.49%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (17.91%) Active Directory
2 10 (14.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (10.45%) Hyper-V
4 6 (8.96%) XenApp
5 4 (5.97%) XenDesktop
6 3 (4.48%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (5.97%) SCCM
2 3 (4.48%) SCOM
Vendors
1 64 (95.52%) Microsoft
2 11 (16.42%) VMware
3 9 (13.43%) Citrix
4 3 (4.48%) HP
4 3 (4.48%) Compaq
5 1 (1.49%) Kofax
5 1 (1.49%) Hyland
5 1 (1.49%) Altiris
5 1 (1.49%) Avaya
5 1 (1.49%) Cisco
5 1 (1.49%) NetApp
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k - 55k + bonus and benefits
Posted: 47 minutes ago
Glasgow Area
Etech Partners
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £34000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £14k - 14.4k per year + Up to £30k bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £130,000 per annum Bonus, Relocation, Benefits, LowTax
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Microsoft Certs + Car Allowance
Posted: 14 days ago