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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 70 80 44
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -36
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 39 17 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.96% 1.56% 4.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.39% 6.59% 14.45%
Number of salaries quoted 17 15 18
Average salary £34,000 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,700 £34,700
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%
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
271 258 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 20.55% 23.67% 28.40%
Number of salaries quoted 176 175 133
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,703
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +19.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £30,000 £26,826
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 18 September 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 45 (68.18%) Microsoft
2 42 (63.64%) Windows
3 35 (53.03%) MCITP
4 29 (43.94%) MCSE
5 26 (39.39%) VMware Infrastructure
5 26 (39.39%) VMware
6 24 (36.36%) MS Excel
7 21 (31.82%) MS Exchange
7 21 (31.82%) SAN
8 19 (28.79%) Active Directory
9 17 (25.76%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (25.76%) Windows Server 2012
10 16 (24.24%) Exchange Server 2010
10 16 (24.24%) MCSA
10 16 (24.24%) ITIL
10 16 (24.24%) Degree
11 15 (22.73%) MCTS
12 12 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
12 12 (18.18%) SQL Server
12 12 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (16.67%) .NET
13 11 (16.67%) C#
14 9 (13.64%) Computer Science
14 9 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
15 8 (12.12%) ISEB
16 7 (10.61%) HTML
16 7 (10.61%) ASP.NET
16 7 (10.61%) Lync
17 6 (9.09%) MVC
17 6 (9.09%) Finance

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 21 (31.82%) MS Exchange
2 16 (24.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (10.61%) Lync
5 5 (7.58%) IBM Notes
6 4 (6.06%) IIS
7 3 (4.55%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.52%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 24 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.58%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (31.82%) SAN
2 5 (7.58%) Firewall
3 4 (6.06%) Cisco IPT
3 4 (6.06%) IP Telephony
4 2 (3.03%) GPRS
5 1 (1.52%) VLAN
5 1 (1.52%) VPN
5 1 (1.52%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (9.09%) Finance
2 4 (6.06%) Law
3 2 (3.03%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (16.67%) Developer
1 11 (16.67%) Consultant
1 11 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (13.64%) Support Engineer
2 9 (13.64%) Analyst
3 8 (12.12%) Applications Specialist
4 7 (10.61%) IT Support
5 6 (9.09%) Service Analyst
5 6 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (7.58%) .NET Developer
7 4 (6.06%) Service Manager
7 4 (6.06%) IT Support Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Service Desk Manager
8 3 (4.55%) Citrix Consultant
8 3 (4.55%) Network Support
8 3 (4.55%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) Network Support Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Software Developer
8 3 (4.55%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.67%) .NET
2 7 (10.61%) HTML
2 7 (10.61%) ASP.NET
3 5 (7.58%) jQuery
4 3 (4.55%) CSS
5 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (3.03%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (3.03%) Web Services
5 2 (3.03%) XML
5 2 (3.03%) .NET Framework
5 2 (3.03%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.64%) Computer Science
1 9 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.06%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.03%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 42 (63.64%) Windows
2 17 (25.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 17 (25.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (7.58%) Windows XP
4 5 (7.58%) Windows 7
5 4 (6.06%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (24.24%) ITIL
2 6 (9.09%) MVC
3 4 (6.06%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (6.06%) Service Delivery
3 4 (6.06%) Incident Management
4 3 (4.55%) Business Continuity
4 3 (4.55%) CRM
4 3 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (3.03%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (3.03%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (3.03%) OO
5 2 (3.03%) Service Management
5 2 (3.03%) Load Balancing
5 2 (3.03%) Multithreading
5 2 (3.03%) Data Management
5 2 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (3.03%) TDD
6 1 (1.52%) TOGAF
6 1 (1.52%) Performance Management
6 1 (1.52%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.67%) C#
2 5 (7.58%) JavaScript
3 4 (6.06%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.03%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (53.03%) MCITP
2 29 (43.94%) MCSE
3 16 (24.24%) MCSA
3 16 (24.24%) Degree
4 15 (22.73%) MCTS
5 8 (12.12%) ISEB
6 6 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (7.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (6.06%) CCA
9 3 (4.55%) MCDST
9 3 (4.55%) CCEE
9 3 (4.55%) CCIA
9 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Certified Architect
10 2 (3.03%) MCAD
10 2 (3.03%) CCNA
10 2 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.52%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.03%) QA
3 1 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (39.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (28.79%) Active Directory
3 5 (7.58%) Hyper-V
4 4 (6.06%) XenApp
4 4 (6.06%) Forefront TMG
4 4 (6.06%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (4.55%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) SCCM
1 1 (1.52%) SCOM
Vendors
1 45 (68.18%) Microsoft
2 26 (39.39%) VMware
3 6 (9.09%) Citrix
4 5 (7.58%) Lotus
5 4 (6.06%) Cisco
5 4 (6.06%) HP
6 1 (1.52%) CA
6 1 (1.52%) Intel
6 1 (1.52%) Twitter
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