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 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 62 81 67
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -14
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 35 26 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.11% 1.96% 2.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.25% 11.21% 10.05%
Number of salaries quoted 27 20 15
Average salary £35,500 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.41% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £24,500 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £41,900 £42,850 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.05% -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
311 232 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 27.60% 17.46% 21.51%
Number of salaries quoted 218 151 108
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £65,000
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 26 February 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 57 (82.61%) Microsoft
2 36 (52.17%) .NET
3 35 (50.72%) SQL Server
3 35 (50.72%) C#
4 26 (37.68%) ASP.NET
4 26 (37.68%) Degree
5 24 (34.78%) MS Excel
6 20 (28.99%) Windows
6 20 (28.99%) ITIL
6 20 (28.99%) Active Directory
7 19 (27.54%) CRM
8 17 (24.64%) CSS
8 17 (24.64%) VMware
8 17 (24.64%) Dynamics CRM
8 17 (24.64%) Computer Science
9 16 (23.19%) VMware Infrastructure
9 16 (23.19%) SharePoint
9 16 (23.19%) JavaScript
10 15 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
11 14 (20.29%) HTML
11 14 (20.29%) MCSE
12 13 (18.84%) IIS
13 12 (17.39%) Citrix
13 12 (17.39%) SAN
13 12 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (17.39%) Hyper-V
13 12 (17.39%) jQuery
14 11 (15.94%) MVC
14 11 (15.94%) MS Exchange
15 10 (14.49%) MCSA

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 16 (23.19%) SharePoint
2 13 (18.84%) IIS
3 11 (15.94%) MS Exchange
4 5 (7.25%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (7.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (4.35%) IBM Notes
5 3 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (2.90%) Lync
Applications
1 24 (34.78%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.90%) InfoPath
2 2 (2.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (24.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (4.35%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.39%) SAN
2 8 (11.59%) DNS
2 8 (11.59%) DHCP
3 6 (8.70%) TCP/IP
3 6 (8.70%) LAN
3 6 (8.70%) Firewall
3 6 (8.70%) WAN
4 5 (7.25%) IPv4
5 4 (5.80%) VPN
5 4 (5.80%) VLAN
6 2 (2.90%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.45%) VoIP
7 1 (1.45%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (50.72%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (7.25%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (13.04%) Advertising
2 5 (7.25%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.80%) Finance
4 1 (1.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 32 (46.38%) Developer
2 17 (24.64%) .NET Developer
3 10 (14.49%) Software Developer
4 9 (13.04%) Analyst
4 9 (13.04%) Consultant
5 8 (11.59%) Senior Developer
5 8 (11.59%) .NET Software Developer
6 7 (10.14%) Major Incident Analyst
6 7 (10.14%) Incident Analyst
6 7 (10.14%) Senior Incident Analyst
6 7 (10.14%) Senior Analyst
7 6 (8.70%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (8.70%) C# Developer
7 6 (8.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (7.25%) Technical Consultant
9 3 (4.35%) Web Applications Developer
9 3 (4.35%) Technical Specialist
9 3 (4.35%) Applications Developer
9 3 (4.35%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (52.17%) .NET
2 26 (37.68%) ASP.NET
3 17 (24.64%) CSS
4 14 (20.29%) HTML
5 12 (17.39%) jQuery
6 10 (14.49%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 10 (14.49%) .NET Framework
7 8 (11.59%) WinForms
8 7 (10.14%) Web Services
9 6 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (7.25%) REST
10 5 (7.25%) WCF
11 2 (2.90%) XML
11 2 (2.90%) CSS3
11 2 (2.90%) HTML5
12 1 (1.45%) KnockoutJS
12 1 (1.45%) AngularJS
12 1 (1.45%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 17 (24.64%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (8.70%) E-Learning
3 5 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.45%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (28.99%) Windows
2 15 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (11.59%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.35%) Windows 7
5 3 (4.35%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.90%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.45%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.45%) Windows Phone
7 1 (1.45%) UNIX
7 1 (1.45%) Linux
7 1 (1.45%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.45%) Android
7 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.99%) ITIL
2 19 (27.54%) CRM
3 12 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (15.94%) MVC
5 10 (14.49%) Software Engineering
6 9 (13.04%) Incident Management
6 9 (13.04%) Scrum
7 8 (11.59%) Web Development
8 6 (8.70%) Service Management
9 5 (7.25%) SOA
9 5 (7.25%) OOP
9 5 (7.25%) Refactoring
9 5 (7.25%) Problem Management
9 5 (7.25%) TDD
9 5 (7.25%) Time Management
10 4 (5.80%) ERP
10 4 (5.80%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (4.35%) Unit Testing
11 3 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (4.35%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 35 (50.72%) C#
2 16 (23.19%) JavaScript
3 9 (13.04%) PowerShell
4 5 (7.25%) VBScript
5 2 (2.90%) VB.NET
5 2 (2.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (37.68%) Degree
2 14 (20.29%) MCSE
3 10 (14.49%) MCSA
4 9 (13.04%) MCDST
5 7 (10.14%) MCP
6 6 (8.70%) MCITP
7 5 (7.25%) CCNA
7 5 (7.25%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.45%) CCA
9 1 (1.45%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.45%) HND
9 1 (1.45%) CCNP
9 1 (1.45%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.25%) QA
2 1 (1.45%) SLA
2 1 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (28.99%) Active Directory
2 16 (23.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (17.39%) Hyper-V
4 9 (13.04%) XenApp
5 6 (8.70%) XenDesktop
6 4 (5.80%) vSphere
7 2 (2.90%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (1.45%) UAG
8 1 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (8.70%) SCCM
2 5 (7.25%) SCOM
3 1 (1.45%) ARCserve
3 1 (1.45%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 57 (82.61%) Microsoft
2 17 (24.64%) VMware
3 12 (17.39%) Citrix
4 8 (11.59%) HP
5 5 (7.25%) Compaq
6 3 (4.35%) Lotus
7 2 (2.90%) Symantec
7 2 (2.90%) Sophos
7 2 (2.90%) Cisco
8 1 (1.45%) Hyland
8 1 (1.45%) Altiris
8 1 (1.45%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.45%) Avaya
8 1 (1.45%) NetApp
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Car Allowance + MS Certs (Funded)
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Car Allowance + Package
Posted: 23 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago