The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Highlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank - - 4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Highlands - - 9.09%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £21,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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 Highlands region.

Qualifications Category
Highlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Highlands 18.75% 18.18% 36.36%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £35,000 £21,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +60.91%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the Highlands

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the Highlands

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in the Highlands

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

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in the Highlands

Microsoft Certification
Top 9 Related IT Skills in the Highlands

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Highlands 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in the Highlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Highlands 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft