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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 110 86 76
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 53 92 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.67% 2.50% 2.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.24% 10.80% 10.16%
Number of salaries quoted 37 47 64
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,000 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.06%
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
849 852 896
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 26.82% 23.16% 27.53%
Number of salaries quoted 591 561 536
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £57,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 July 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -1 24 £42,500 +25.00% 2
Edinburgh -4 20 £32,500 +26.21% 2
West Lothian -2 4 £70,000 +100.00%
Aberdeen +13 3 £32,500 +18.18%
Stirling -3 2 £26,000 -10.34%
Microsoft Certification
UK

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 95 (85.59%) Microsoft
2 64 (57.66%) SQL Server
3 60 (54.05%) MS Excel
4 51 (45.95%) .NET
5 49 (44.14%) C#
6 41 (36.94%) ASP.NET
6 41 (36.94%) Windows
7 36 (32.43%) CSS
8 34 (30.63%) MCSE
8 34 (30.63%) JavaScript
8 34 (30.63%) Agile Software Development
9 33 (29.73%) HTML
9 33 (29.73%) SharePoint
10 31 (27.93%) MVC
11 30 (27.03%) jQuery
12 29 (26.13%) Degree
12 29 (26.13%) Web Development
13 28 (25.23%) ASP.NET MVC
14 26 (23.42%) .NET Framework
15 24 (21.62%) VMware
15 24 (21.62%) SQL
16 22 (19.82%) Active Directory
16 22 (19.82%) Citrix
17 21 (18.92%) Entity Framework
17 21 (18.92%) IIS
18 20 (18.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 19 (17.12%) WinForms
20 18 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
20 18 (16.22%) ITIL
21 16 (14.41%) MS Exchange

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 33 (29.73%) SharePoint
2 21 (18.92%) IIS
3 16 (14.41%) MS Exchange
4 9 (8.11%) SharePoint 2010
5 8 (7.21%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (4.50%) WorkSite
7 3 (2.70%) Umbraco
8 2 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.90%) Lync
Applications
1 60 (54.05%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.21%) InfoPath
3 6 (5.41%) MS Office
4 4 (3.60%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (4.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.21%) WAN
2 7 (6.31%) LAN
3 6 (5.41%) VPN
3 6 (5.41%) Firewall
3 6 (5.41%) SAN
3 6 (5.41%) VoIP
4 5 (4.50%) HTTP
5 4 (3.60%) VLAN
6 3 (2.70%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.90%) DNS
7 1 (0.90%) SSL
7 1 (0.90%) PSTN
7 1 (0.90%) SMS
7 1 (0.90%) DHCP
7 1 (0.90%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (0.90%) NAS
7 1 (0.90%) Internet
7 1 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.90%) Wireless
7 1 (0.90%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (57.66%) SQL Server
2 20 (18.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (13.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (10.81%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.70%) MySQL
5 3 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.90%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.90%) OLAP
6 1 (0.90%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.90%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 5 (4.50%) MSI
2 2 (1.80%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.90%) InstallShield
General
1 4 (3.60%) Finance
2 2 (1.80%) Aerospace
2 2 (1.80%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.90%) Publishing
3 1 (0.90%) Military
3 1 (0.90%) Banking
3 1 (0.90%) Retail
Job Titles
1 50 (45.05%) Developer
2 27 (24.32%) .NET Developer
3 22 (19.82%) C# Developer
4 15 (13.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 15 (13.51%) C# .NET Developer
5 14 (12.61%) Analyst
6 13 (11.71%) ASP.NET Developer
7 12 (10.81%) Senior Developer
8 7 (6.31%) 2nd Line Support
9 6 (5.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 6 (5.41%) Web Developer
9 6 (5.41%) Software Developer
9 6 (5.41%) Senior .NET Developer
9 6 (5.41%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (5.41%) Senior C# Developer
10 5 (4.50%) Support Analyst
10 5 (4.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (4.50%) IT Support
11 4 (3.60%) .NET Software Developer
11 4 (3.60%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (45.95%) .NET
2 41 (36.94%) ASP.NET
3 36 (32.43%) CSS
4 33 (29.73%) HTML
5 30 (27.03%) jQuery
6 28 (25.23%) ASP.NET MVC
7 26 (23.42%) .NET Framework
8 21 (18.92%) Entity Framework
9 19 (17.12%) WinForms
10 14 (12.61%) AngularJS
11 9 (8.11%) CSS3
11 9 (8.11%) HTML5
12 5 (4.50%) Raphaël
12 5 (4.50%) JSON
12 5 (4.50%) Application Packaging
12 5 (4.50%) XML
13 3 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web API
14 2 (1.80%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.21%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.31%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.31%) Replication
2 7 (6.31%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.41%) Client/Server
4 4 (3.60%) Clustering
4 4 (3.60%) Private Cloud
4 4 (3.60%) iPad
5 3 (2.70%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.70%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.80%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (0.90%) HP Storage
7 1 (0.90%) iPhone
7 1 (0.90%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 41 (36.94%) Windows
2 14 (12.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (7.21%) Windows 7
5 6 (5.41%) Linux
5 6 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (3.60%) UNIX
6 4 (3.60%) Windows 8
7 3 (2.70%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.80%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.80%) Android
8 2 (1.80%) Debian
9 1 (0.90%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (30.63%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (27.93%) MVC
3 29 (26.13%) Web Development
4 18 (16.22%) ITIL
5 14 (12.61%) SDLC
6 12 (10.81%) Mentoring
7 11 (9.91%) Unit Testing
8 10 (9.01%) CRM
9 9 (8.11%) OO
10 8 (7.21%) Scrum
10 8 (7.21%) Time Management
10 8 (7.21%) Data Analysis
11 7 (6.31%) TDD
12 6 (5.41%) Migration
13 5 (4.50%) Software Engineering
13 5 (4.50%) PRINCE2
13 5 (4.50%) Project Management
13 5 (4.50%) Web Application Development
14 4 (3.60%) Business Intelligence
14 4 (3.60%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (44.14%) C#
2 34 (30.63%) JavaScript
3 24 (21.62%) SQL
4 10 (9.01%) T-SQL
5 6 (5.41%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.70%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.80%) Perl
7 2 (1.80%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.80%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.80%) C
8 1 (0.90%) X++
8 1 (0.90%) C++
8 1 (0.90%) Java
8 1 (0.90%) Python
Qualifications
1 34 (30.63%) MCSE
2 29 (26.13%) Degree
3 11 (9.91%) MCITP
3 11 (9.91%) CCNA
3 11 (9.91%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (5.41%) MCP
5 5 (4.50%) HNC
5 5 (4.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (3.60%) MOS
6 4 (3.60%) HND
6 4 (3.60%) CCA
6 4 (3.60%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (3.60%) SC Cleared
6 4 (3.60%) Security Cleared
6 4 (3.60%) APMP
6 4 (3.60%) VTSP
7 3 (2.70%) CCNP
7 3 (2.70%) MCSA
7 3 (2.70%) MCDST
8 2 (1.80%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (19.82%) Active Directory
2 18 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (8.11%) XenApp
4 7 (6.31%) vSphere
5 6 (5.41%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (4.50%) Hyper-V
7 4 (3.60%) XenDesktop
8 3 (2.70%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (1.80%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.90%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (6.31%) SCCM
2 2 (1.80%) WSUS
3 1 (0.90%) SCOM
3 1 (0.90%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.90%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 95 (85.59%) Microsoft
2 24 (21.62%) VMware
3 22 (19.82%) Citrix
4 12 (10.81%) Cisco
5 8 (7.21%) HP
6 7 (6.31%) EMC
6 7 (6.31%) AppSense
7 6 (5.41%) Juniper
7 6 (5.41%) Oracle
8 5 (4.50%) Intel
9 4 (3.60%) IBM
9 4 (3.60%) Sun
10 3 (2.70%) Dell
10 3 (2.70%) CommVault
11 2 (1.80%) NetApp
11 2 (1.80%) Avaya
11 2 (1.80%) Apple
11 2 (1.80%) Symantec
12 1 (0.90%) Kofax
12 1 (0.90%) CheckPoint
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