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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 65 81 69
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -12
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 33 31 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.85% 2.28% 2.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.04% 14.42% 10.86%
Number of salaries quoted 24 23 18
Average salary £33,950 £34,000 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.14% +3.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £24,600 £24,671
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £44,500 £40,300
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.40% -5.33%
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
274 215 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 23.68% 15.84% 22.44%
Number of salaries quoted 191 148 111
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £23,742
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £58,000
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 27 March 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 55 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 40 (60.61%) .NET
3 39 (59.09%) SQL Server
3 39 (59.09%) C#
4 33 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 29 (43.94%) MS Excel
6 24 (36.36%) CSS
7 21 (31.82%) JavaScript
7 21 (31.82%) Degree
8 20 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (30.30%) SharePoint
9 18 (27.27%) HTML
9 18 (27.27%) IIS
9 18 (27.27%) ITIL
10 16 (24.24%) Windows
10 16 (24.24%) CRM
10 16 (24.24%) Active Directory
10 16 (24.24%) Computer Science
11 15 (22.73%) jQuery
11 15 (22.73%) Web Development
12 14 (21.21%) .NET Framework
12 14 (21.21%) Dynamics CRM
12 14 (21.21%) VMware
12 14 (21.21%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 13 (19.70%) VMware Infrastructure
13 13 (19.70%) MVC
13 13 (19.70%) WinForms
14 12 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
15 11 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
15 11 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 20 (30.30%) SharePoint
2 18 (27.27%) IIS
3 7 (10.61%) MS Exchange
4 4 (6.06%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (4.55%) IBM Notes
5 3 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.52%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.52%) Lync
Applications
1 29 (43.94%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.55%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (21.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.03%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.64%) SAN
2 8 (12.12%) DNS
2 8 (12.12%) DHCP
3 5 (7.58%) IPv4
4 4 (6.06%) TCP/IP
4 4 (6.06%) LAN
4 4 (6.06%) WAN
5 3 (4.55%) Firewall
6 2 (3.03%) VPN
6 2 (3.03%) VLAN
7 1 (1.52%) VoIP
7 1 (1.52%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (59.09%) SQL Server
2 11 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (7.58%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (9.09%) Advertising
2 3 (4.55%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 34 (51.52%) Developer
2 21 (31.82%) .NET Developer
3 11 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 10 (15.15%) Software Developer
4 10 (15.15%) C# Developer
4 10 (15.15%) ASP.NET Developer
4 10 (15.15%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 10 (15.15%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (12.12%) .NET Software Developer
5 8 (12.12%) Analyst
6 6 (9.09%) Consultant
6 6 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (9.09%) Incident Analyst
6 6 (9.09%) Senior Incident Analyst
6 6 (9.09%) Major Incident Analyst
7 5 (7.58%) Senior .NET Developer
7 5 (7.58%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (7.58%) Senior C# Developer
8 3 (4.55%) Technical Specialist
8 3 (4.55%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (60.61%) .NET
2 33 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 24 (36.36%) CSS
4 18 (27.27%) HTML
5 15 (22.73%) jQuery
6 14 (21.21%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 14 (21.21%) .NET Framework
7 13 (19.70%) WinForms
8 11 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (10.61%) Web Services
10 5 (7.58%) WCF
10 5 (7.58%) REST
11 3 (4.55%) XML
12 1 (1.52%) COM
12 1 (1.52%) CSS3
12 1 (1.52%) AngularJS
12 1 (1.52%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 16 (24.24%) Computer Science
2 6 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.52%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 16 (24.24%) Windows
2 12 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (12.12%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.55%) Windows 7
4 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.03%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.03%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.52%) UNIX
6 1 (1.52%) Linux
6 1 (1.52%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.52%) Android
6 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.52%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (27.27%) ITIL
3 16 (24.24%) CRM
4 15 (22.73%) Web Development
5 13 (19.70%) MVC
6 10 (15.15%) Software Engineering
7 8 (12.12%) Incident Management
8 7 (10.61%) Scrum
9 6 (9.09%) Time Management
9 6 (9.09%) TDD
10 5 (7.58%) Service Management
10 5 (7.58%) OOP
10 5 (7.58%) SOA
10 5 (7.58%) Refactoring
10 5 (7.58%) Problem Management
11 4 (6.06%) Mentoring
12 3 (4.55%) Unit Testing
13 2 (3.03%) Coaching
13 2 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
13 2 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 39 (59.09%) C#
2 21 (31.82%) JavaScript
3 6 (9.09%) PowerShell
4 5 (7.58%) VBScript
5 4 (6.06%) SQL
6 2 (3.03%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (31.82%) Degree
2 11 (16.67%) MCSE
3 9 (13.64%) MCSA
4 8 (12.12%) MCP
4 8 (12.12%) MCDST
5 5 (7.58%) MCITP
6 3 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (4.55%) CCNA
7 1 (1.52%) CCA
7 1 (1.52%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.52%) MCTS
7 1 (1.52%) HND
7 1 (1.52%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.58%) QA
2 1 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (24.24%) Active Directory
2 13 (19.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (13.64%) Hyper-V
4 7 (10.61%) XenApp
5 6 (9.09%) XenDesktop
6 2 (3.03%) vSphere
7 1 (1.52%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (1.52%) UAG
Systems Management
1 6 (9.09%) SCCM
2 5 (7.58%) SCOM
3 1 (1.52%) ARCserve
3 1 (1.52%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 55 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 14 (21.21%) VMware
3 10 (15.15%) Citrix
4 5 (7.58%) HP
4 5 (7.58%) Compaq
5 3 (4.55%) Lotus
6 1 (1.52%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.52%) Kofax
6 1 (1.52%) Hyland
6 1 (1.52%) Altiris
6 1 (1.52%) Avaya
6 1 (1.52%) NetApp
6 1 (1.52%) Cisco
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 22k - 35k + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 42K - 55K + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Salary: £39999 - £55000 per annum + flexi working, training
Posted: 11 days ago
Glasgow
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Certifications
Posted: 15 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Glasgow
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Car Allowance + MS Certs (Funded)
Posted: 26 days ago