The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 105 104 96
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 33 62 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.36% 2.02% 2.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.73% 7.66% 8.21%
Number of salaries quoted 24 46 41
Median salary £39,000 £41,500 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.02% +20.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £26,500 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Qualifications Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
576 809 840
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 23.75% 26.39% 26.32%
Number of salaries quoted 355 528 581
Median salary £42,500 £42,926 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.99% +1.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Scotland

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Scotland

Microsoft Certification
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -5 15 £45,000 +7.14%
Edinburgh +11 13 £35,000 +7.69%
Renfrewshire -1 3 £32,500 -
West Lothian - 1 £35,000 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £27,500 -
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Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 50 (75.76%) Microsoft
2 33 (50.00%) MCSE
3 29 (43.94%) Windows
4 24 (36.36%) SQL Server
5 23 (34.85%) MCSA
5 23 (34.85%) Windows Server
6 22 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 22 (33.33%) VMware
7 17 (25.76%) SQL
7 17 (25.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (24.24%) MS Excel
8 16 (24.24%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (24.24%) CCNA
9 15 (22.73%) ITIL
9 15 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
10 14 (21.21%) Hyper-V
10 14 (21.21%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (21.21%) Cisco
11 13 (19.70%) MS Exchange
12 11 (16.67%) IIS
12 11 (16.67%) C#
12 11 (16.67%) .NET
13 10 (15.15%) JavaScript
13 10 (15.15%) HTML
13 10 (15.15%) ASP.NET
13 10 (15.15%) CSS
13 10 (15.15%) MCP
13 10 (15.15%) SAN
13 10 (15.15%) MVC
13 10 (15.15%) MCITP

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (19.70%) MS Exchange
2 11 (16.67%) IIS
3 7 (10.61%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (10.61%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (10.61%) SharePoint
4 6 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (9.09%) Skype for Business
5 3 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (4.55%) SAS
6 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (3.03%) Umbraco
Applications
1 16 (24.24%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.03%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (12.12%) Office 365
2 3 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.15%) SAN
2 9 (13.64%) Firewall
3 8 (12.12%) WAN
4 5 (7.58%) LAN
5 4 (6.06%) Internet
6 3 (4.55%) Skype
7 2 (3.03%) DHCP
7 2 (3.03%) DNS
7 2 (3.03%) VPN
8 1 (1.52%) Network Security
8 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.52%) Unified Communications
8 1 (1.52%) VLAN
8 1 (1.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 10 (15.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (10.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (10.61%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (10.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (7.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (4.55%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 3 (4.55%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (3.03%) Automotive
3 1 (1.52%) Back Office
3 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (24.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (15.15%) DBA
2 10 (15.15%) Developer
3 7 (10.61%) C# Developer
3 7 (10.61%) SQL DBA
4 6 (9.09%) Administrator
4 6 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 5 (7.58%) Infrastructure Support
5 5 (7.58%) IT Engineer
5 5 (7.58%) Network Technician
6 4 (6.06%) Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) Architect
6 4 (6.06%) Consultant
6 4 (6.06%) Graduate
6 4 (6.06%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Server Technician
6 4 (6.06%) Technical Specialist
6 4 (6.06%) Technical Support
7 3 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.67%) .NET
2 10 (15.15%) ASP.NET
2 10 (15.15%) CSS
2 10 (15.15%) HTML
3 9 (13.64%) .NET Framework
3 9 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (12.12%) AngularJS
4 8 (12.12%) Entity Framework
5 2 (3.03%) Android SDK
6 1 (1.52%) jQuery
6 1 (1.52%) WCF
6 1 (1.52%) Web Services
6 1 (1.52%) WinForms
6 1 (1.52%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.12%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.06%) Driving Licence
3 3 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.55%) Data Integration
4 2 (3.03%) Clustering
4 2 (3.03%) FMCG
4 2 (3.03%) Private Cloud
4 2 (3.03%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.52%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.52%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (1.52%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.52%) Replication
5 1 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 29 (43.94%) Windows
2 23 (34.85%) Windows Server
3 17 (25.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (21.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (4.55%) Linux
7 2 (3.03%) Android
8 1 (1.52%) CentOS
8 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.52%) Unix
8 1 (1.52%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.52%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.73%) ITIL
2 10 (15.15%) MVC
3 8 (12.12%) BDD
3 8 (12.12%) Scrum
3 8 (12.12%) TDD
3 8 (12.12%) Web Development
4 5 (7.58%) Business Continuity
4 5 (7.58%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (6.06%) High Availability
5 4 (6.06%) Service Delivery
5 4 (6.06%) Time Management
5 4 (6.06%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 3 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (4.55%) Demand Management
6 3 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (4.55%) ETL
6 3 (4.55%) Information Security
6 3 (4.55%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 3 (4.55%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 17 (25.76%) SQL
2 11 (16.67%) C#
3 10 (15.15%) JavaScript
4 5 (7.58%) T-SQL
5 4 (6.06%) PowerShell
6 3 (4.55%) Java
7 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.52%) VB
7 1 (1.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 33 (50.00%) MCSE
2 23 (34.85%) MCSA
3 16 (24.24%) CCNA
3 16 (24.24%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (15.15%) Degree
4 10 (15.15%) MCITP
4 10 (15.15%) MCP
5 5 (7.58%) A+ Certification
5 5 (7.58%) CCENT
6 4 (6.06%) CCNP
7 2 (3.03%) CCA
7 2 (3.03%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.52%) CISSP
8 1 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.52%) MCDBA
8 1 (1.52%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.58%) SLA
2 2 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.52%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 22 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 15 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (21.21%) Hyper-V
4 7 (10.61%) vSphere
5 4 (6.06%) VMware ESX
6 2 (3.03%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (3.03%) UAG
6 2 (3.03%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (12.12%) SCCM
2 3 (4.55%) SCOM
3 2 (3.03%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.52%) Ansible
4 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.52%) MOM
4 1 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.52%) Puppet
4 1 (1.52%) SCSM
Vendors
1 50 (75.76%) Microsoft
2 22 (33.33%) VMware
3 14 (21.21%) Cisco
4 6 (9.09%) Draytek
5 5 (7.58%) 3Com
5 5 (7.58%) Citrix
5 5 (7.58%) HP
5 5 (7.58%) NETGEAR
5 5 (7.58%) ZyXEL
6 2 (3.03%) IBM
6 2 (3.03%) Intel Security
6 2 (3.03%) Samsung
6 2 (3.03%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.52%) Dell
7 1 (1.52%) MobileIron
7 1 (1.52%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.52%) Symantec
7 1 (1.52%) Veeam