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 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 125 104 113
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 34 57 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.21% 1.84% 1.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.44% 7.32% 7.11%
Number of salaries quoted 19 41 40
Median salary £34,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £28,500 £27,450
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £48,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -2.70%
Microsoft Certification
UK

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
765 779 928
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 27.19% 25.19% 23.96%
Number of salaries quoted 450 499 617
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,450 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -26 18 £33,000 -17.50% 5
Edinburgh +6 11 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Fife +4 2 £35,000 +100.00%
West Lothian -3 2 £37,500 -46.42%
North Lanarkshire - 1 £32,500 -
Microsoft Certification
UK

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 72 (91.14%) Microsoft
2 48 (60.76%) SQL Server
3 45 (56.96%) MS Excel
4 42 (53.16%) MCSE
4 42 (53.16%) SQL
5 31 (39.24%) Windows
6 29 (36.71%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (36.71%) Degree
7 28 (35.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 28 (35.44%) SharePoint
8 26 (32.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 25 (31.65%) VMware
9 25 (31.65%) Windows Server
10 24 (30.38%) Business Intelligence
11 22 (27.85%) Computer Science
12 20 (25.32%) VMware Infrastructure
12 20 (25.32%) Active Directory
13 19 (24.05%) SAN
13 19 (24.05%) MS Exchange
14 18 (22.78%) Windows Server 2008
15 16 (20.25%) Windows Server 2012
16 15 (18.99%) MCSA
16 15 (18.99%) .NET
17 14 (17.72%) C#
18 13 (16.46%) Hyper-V
19 12 (15.19%) ITIL
19 12 (15.19%) Cisco
20 11 (13.92%) HTML
20 11 (13.92%) Finance
21 10 (12.66%) ASP.NET

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 28 (35.44%) SharePoint
2 19 (24.05%) MS Exchange
3 5 (6.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (6.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (6.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (2.53%) IIS
4 2 (2.53%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.53%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.27%) OpenStack
Applications
1 45 (56.96%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.80%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.53%) Office 365
3 1 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.27%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 19 (24.05%) SAN
2 5 (6.33%) DNS
3 4 (5.06%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (5.06%) DHCP
3 4 (5.06%) WAAS
4 3 (3.80%) Internet
4 3 (3.80%) LAN
4 3 (3.80%) WAN
5 2 (2.53%) VoIP
5 2 (2.53%) VPN
6 1 (1.27%) Firewall
6 1 (1.27%) IPv4
6 1 (1.27%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.27%) Wireless
6 1 (1.27%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (60.76%) SQL Server
2 28 (35.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 26 (32.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.80%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.53%) MySQL
6 2 (2.53%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.53%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (7.59%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.80%) Subversion
2 3 (3.80%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.27%) MSTest
3 1 (1.27%) NUnit
3 1 (1.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (13.92%) Finance
2 4 (5.06%) Games
3 3 (3.80%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.80%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.53%) Automotive
4 2 (2.53%) Marketing
5 1 (1.27%) Back Office
5 1 (1.27%) Banking
5 1 (1.27%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 40 (50.63%) Developer
2 24 (30.38%) SQL Developer
3 23 (29.11%) Senior Developer
4 21 (26.58%) Senior SQL Developer
5 19 (24.05%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 19 (24.05%) Microsoft BI Developer
5 19 (24.05%) Microsoft Developer
5 19 (24.05%) SQL BI Developer
6 18 (22.78%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
6 18 (22.78%) Senior Microsoft Developer
7 11 (13.92%) .NET Developer
8 10 (12.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (8.86%) Analyst
10 6 (7.59%) C# Developer
11 5 (6.33%) Administrator
11 5 (6.33%) C# .NET Developer
11 5 (6.33%) Software Developer
11 5 (6.33%) Systems Administrator
12 4 (5.06%) IT Engineer
12 4 (5.06%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (18.99%) .NET
2 11 (13.92%) HTML
3 10 (12.66%) ASP.NET
3 10 (12.66%) CSS
4 7 (8.86%) .NET Framework
4 7 (8.86%) Entity Framework
5 4 (5.06%) XML
6 3 (3.80%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (3.80%) jQuery
6 3 (3.80%) WCF
6 3 (3.80%) Web Services
6 3 (3.80%) WinForms
6 3 (3.80%) WPF
7 2 (2.53%) Ajax
7 2 (2.53%) AngularJS
7 2 (2.53%) LINQ
8 1 (1.27%) LINQ to SQL
8 1 (1.27%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 1 (1.27%) RESTful
8 1 (1.27%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 22 (27.85%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.33%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.06%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.06%) Driving Licence
4 3 (3.80%) Informatics
5 2 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.53%) FMCG
5 2 (2.53%) LIMS
5 2 (2.53%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.53%) Replication
6 1 (1.27%) AS400
6 1 (1.27%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.27%) Clustering
6 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.27%) HP StoreVirtual
6 1 (1.27%) iSeries
6 1 (1.27%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 31 (39.24%) Windows
2 25 (31.65%) Windows Server
3 18 (22.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (20.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (10.13%) Linux
5 8 (10.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (6.33%) Unix
7 4 (5.06%) Windows 7
8 3 (3.80%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.53%) CentOS
9 2 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.53%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (36.71%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (30.38%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (15.19%) ITIL
4 7 (8.86%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (8.86%) MVC
5 6 (7.59%) Unit Testing
6 5 (6.33%) High Availability
6 5 (6.33%) Scrum
7 4 (5.06%) TDD
8 3 (3.80%) Analytics
8 3 (3.80%) BDD
8 3 (3.80%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (3.80%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (3.80%) CRM
8 3 (3.80%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (3.80%) Load Balancing
8 3 (3.80%) Migration
8 3 (3.80%) Operations Management
8 3 (3.80%) People Management
9 2 (2.53%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 42 (53.16%) SQL
2 14 (17.72%) C#
3 8 (10.13%) JavaScript
4 7 (8.86%) PowerShell
4 7 (8.86%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.53%) C++
5 2 (2.53%) Java
5 2 (2.53%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.53%) VB
5 2 (2.53%) VB.NET
5 2 (2.53%) VB6
5 2 (2.53%) X++
6 1 (1.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 42 (53.16%) MCSE
2 29 (36.71%) Degree
3 15 (18.99%) MCSA
4 8 (10.13%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (8.86%) CCNA
5 7 (8.86%) MCP
6 6 (7.59%) MCITP
6 6 (7.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (3.80%) CISSP
7 3 (3.80%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.53%) HND
8 2 (2.53%) MCDBA
8 2 (2.53%) MCTS
8 2 (2.53%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.27%) CCNP
9 1 (1.27%) ISEB
9 1 (1.27%) ISTQB
9 1 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (1.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.66%) SLA
2 1 (1.27%) COSHH
2 1 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 20 (25.32%) Active Directory
1 20 (25.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (16.46%) Hyper-V
3 8 (10.13%) vSphere
4 2 (2.53%) KVM
5 1 (1.27%) Firmware
5 1 (1.27%) Terminal Server
5 1 (1.27%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (1.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (8.86%) SCCM
1 7 (8.86%) SCOM
2 5 (6.33%) NetBackup
3 4 (5.06%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (2.53%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (1.27%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 72 (91.14%) Microsoft
2 25 (31.65%) VMware
3 12 (15.19%) Cisco
4 8 (10.13%) Citrix
5 7 (8.86%) HP
6 5 (6.33%) Intel Security
6 5 (6.33%) Symantec
7 4 (5.06%) Avaya
7 4 (5.06%) Compaq
8 3 (3.80%) CommVault
8 3 (3.80%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.53%) Dell
9 2 (2.53%) EMC
9 2 (2.53%) Kofax
9 2 (2.53%) NetApp
9 2 (2.53%) Oracle
9 2 (2.53%) Sitecore
9 2 (2.53%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.53%) Veeam
10 1 (1.27%) SAP
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum Negotiable + Bonus + Shift Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + excellent progression, training
Posted: 3 days ago
Scotland
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35k - 50k + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Scotland
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Smarter Grid Solutions
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £21000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Scotland
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Posted: 24 days ago