The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Glasgow region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 71 75 33
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -42
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 38 24 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.66% 1.89% 6.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.72% 8.42% 19.32%
Number of salaries quoted 18 18 35
Average salary £34,500 £38,750 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.96% -0.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,550 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £50,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
Qualifications Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
277 285 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 19.41% 22.46% 31.72%
Number of salaries quoted 178 192 171
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +26.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Microsoft Certification
Scotland

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 24 July 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 44 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 40 (58.82%) Windows
3 31 (45.59%) MCITP
4 29 (42.65%) MCSE
5 26 (38.24%) MS Excel
6 25 (36.76%) VMware
7 24 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
8 20 (29.41%) SAN
9 18 (26.47%) ITIL
10 16 (23.53%) Active Directory
11 15 (22.06%) MS Exchange
12 14 (20.59%) Windows Server 2008
13 13 (19.12%) MCTS
13 13 (19.12%) Windows Server 2012
13 13 (19.12%) Windows Server 2003
14 12 (17.65%) MCSA
14 12 (17.65%) .NET
14 12 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
15 11 (16.18%) Exchange Server 2007
15 11 (16.18%) Citrix
16 10 (14.71%) C#
16 10 (14.71%) Degree
17 9 (13.24%) ASP.NET
18 8 (11.76%) SQL Server
18 8 (11.76%) Citrix Certification
18 8 (11.76%) ISEB
18 8 (11.76%) Computer Science
19 7 (10.29%) MCDST
19 7 (10.29%) Lotus
19 7 (10.29%) IBM Notes

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 15 (22.06%) MS Exchange
2 12 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (16.18%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (10.29%) IBM Notes
5 4 (5.88%) Lync
6 3 (4.41%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.94%) IIS
7 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 26 (38.24%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (29.41%) SAN
2 4 (5.88%) VPN
3 2 (2.94%) SSL
3 2 (2.94%) GPRS
3 2 (2.94%) Firewall
4 1 (1.47%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (1.47%) VLAN
4 1 (1.47%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.47%) LAN
4 1 (1.47%) VoIP
4 1 (1.47%) WLAN
4 1 (1.47%) WAN
4 1 (1.47%) DHCP
4 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.47%) DNS
4 1 (1.47%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.94%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.47%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.47%) NUnit
General
1 4 (5.88%) Finance
2 2 (2.94%) Advertising
3 1 (1.47%) Back Office
3 1 (1.47%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (19.12%) Consultant
2 12 (17.65%) Analyst
3 10 (14.71%) Developer
4 8 (11.76%) Applications Specialist
4 8 (11.76%) Service Analyst
4 8 (11.76%) Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (10.29%) IT Support
5 7 (10.29%) Support Engineer
6 5 (7.35%) Service Desk Manager
6 5 (7.35%) Service Manager
7 4 (5.88%) Citrix Consultant
7 4 (5.88%) IT Support Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (4.41%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Consultant
8 3 (4.41%) Network Support Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Network Support
8 3 (4.41%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.41%) Network Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.65%) .NET
2 9 (13.24%) ASP.NET
3 6 (8.82%) HTML
4 4 (5.88%) CSS
4 4 (5.88%) XML
4 4 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (4.41%) .NET Framework
5 3 (4.41%) jQuery
5 3 (4.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (4.41%) Web Services
6 2 (2.94%) WinForms
6 2 (2.94%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (1.47%) NHibernate
7 1 (1.47%) Spring.NET
7 1 (1.47%) CSS3
7 1 (1.47%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.47%) Statistics
3 1 (1.47%) Open Source
3 1 (1.47%) Clustering
3 1 (1.47%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 40 (58.82%) Windows
2 14 (20.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (19.12%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (19.12%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (8.82%) Windows 7
5 3 (4.41%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.47%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.47%) ITIL
2 6 (8.82%) MVC
3 4 (5.88%) OO
3 4 (5.88%) Service Management
3 4 (5.88%) TDD
3 4 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (5.88%) Incident Management
4 3 (4.41%) CRM
5 2 (2.94%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (2.94%) Data Management
5 2 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (2.94%) Software Engineering
5 2 (2.94%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (2.94%) Load Balancing
5 2 (2.94%) Multithreading
6 1 (1.47%) Workforce Management Optimization
6 1 (1.47%) Problem Management
6 1 (1.47%) Performance Management
6 1 (1.47%) Unit Testing
6 1 (1.47%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.71%) C#
2 5 (7.35%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.94%) SQL
3 2 (2.94%) VB.NET
3 2 (2.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 31 (45.59%) MCITP
2 29 (42.65%) MCSE
3 13 (19.12%) MCTS
4 12 (17.65%) MCSA
5 10 (14.71%) Degree
6 8 (11.76%) Citrix Certification
6 8 (11.76%) ISEB
7 7 (10.29%) MCDST
8 6 (8.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (7.35%) CCA
10 4 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (5.88%) MCP
10 4 (5.88%) CCEE
10 4 (5.88%) CCIA
11 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Certified Architect
11 3 (4.41%) CCNA
11 3 (4.41%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (2.94%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) QA
2 1 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (23.53%) Active Directory
3 6 (8.82%) XenApp
4 5 (7.35%) XenDesktop
5 3 (4.41%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.94%) vSphere
7 1 (1.47%) BlackBerry Internet Service
7 1 (1.47%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) SCCM
2 1 (1.47%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (1.47%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 44 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 25 (36.76%) VMware
3 11 (16.18%) Citrix
4 7 (10.29%) Lotus
5 3 (4.41%) Cisco
6 2 (2.94%) Intel
6 2 (2.94%) HP
6 2 (2.94%) Remedy
7 1 (1.47%) Verint
7 1 (1.47%) LexisNexis
7 1 (1.47%) McAfee
7 1 (1.47%) Avaya
7 1 (1.47%) CA
7 1 (1.47%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.47%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.47%) Symantec
7 1 (1.47%) Compaq
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