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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 118 95 87
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 27 68 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.07% 2.05% 2.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.58% 7.62% 11.10%
Number of salaries quoted 21 48 46
Median salary £45,000 £41,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,950 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £49,675 £45,400
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
590 892 892
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 23.40% 26.93% 24.42%
Number of salaries quoted 362 609 567
Median salary £45,000 £42,233 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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
Edinburgh +3 14 £45,000 +38.46%
Glasgow -2 10 £42,500 +1.19% 1
West Lothian - 1 £35,000 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £27,500 -
Perth and Kinross - 1 £40,000 -
Microsoft Certification
UK

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 60 (84.51%) Microsoft
2 36 (50.70%) MCSE
3 34 (47.89%) Windows
4 32 (45.07%) SQL Server
5 28 (39.44%) Windows Server
6 25 (35.21%) MS Excel
7 24 (33.80%) SQL
8 23 (32.39%) MCSA
8 23 (32.39%) Active Directory
9 19 (26.76%) VMware
9 19 (26.76%) Windows Server 2008
10 18 (25.35%) Cisco Certification
10 18 (25.35%) CCNA
11 17 (23.94%) Hyper-V
12 16 (22.54%) VMware Infrastructure
12 16 (22.54%) Cisco
13 15 (21.13%) MCP
14 13 (18.31%) MS Exchange
14 13 (18.31%) Windows Server 2012
15 12 (16.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 12 (16.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 12 (16.90%) ITIL
15 12 (16.90%) C#
15 12 (16.90%) .NET
16 11 (15.49%) JavaScript
16 11 (15.49%) IIS
16 11 (15.49%) HTML
16 11 (15.49%) ASP.NET
16 11 (15.49%) CSS
16 11 (15.49%) SharePoint

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 (18.31%) MS Exchange
2 11 (15.49%) IIS
2 11 (15.49%) SharePoint
3 7 (9.86%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (9.86%) Skype for Business
4 5 (7.04%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (5.63%) Umbraco
6 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 25 (35.21%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.82%) S-PLUS
3 1 (1.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.68%) Office 365
2 7 (9.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.63%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.63%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.08%) SAN
2 7 (9.86%) WAN
3 6 (8.45%) Firewall
3 6 (8.45%) LAN
4 4 (5.63%) VPN
5 3 (4.23%) DHCP
5 3 (4.23%) DNS
6 2 (2.82%) Skype
6 2 (2.82%) VLAN
6 2 (2.82%) VoIP
6 2 (2.82%) Wireless
7 1 (1.41%) Internet
7 1 (1.41%) IPv4
7 1 (1.41%) Network Security
7 1 (1.41%) SSL
7 1 (1.41%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (45.07%) SQL Server
2 12 (16.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 12 (16.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (8.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (8.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (7.04%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (4.23%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (4.23%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 9 (12.68%) Finance
2 4 (5.63%) Automotive
2 4 (5.63%) Games
3 3 (4.23%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.23%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.41%) Back Office
4 1 (1.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (21.13%) Developer
2 10 (14.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (12.68%) C# Developer
4 8 (11.27%) Analyst
4 8 (11.27%) DBA
4 8 (11.27%) SQL DBA
5 5 (7.04%) Architect
5 5 (7.04%) IT Engineer
5 5 (7.04%) Network Technician
5 5 (7.04%) SQL Developer
6 4 (5.63%) .NET Developer
6 4 (5.63%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (5.63%) Azure Architect
6 4 (5.63%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (5.63%) Microsoft BI Developer
6 4 (5.63%) Service Manager
6 4 (5.63%) SQL BI Developer
6 4 (5.63%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (5.63%) Team Leader
6 4 (5.63%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.90%) .NET
2 11 (15.49%) ASP.NET
2 11 (15.49%) CSS
2 11 (15.49%) HTML
3 10 (14.08%) .NET Framework
3 10 (14.08%) AngularJS
3 10 (14.08%) ASP.NET MVC
3 10 (14.08%) Entity Framework
4 2 (2.82%) Android SDK
5 1 (1.41%) jQuery
5 1 (1.41%) WCF
5 1 (1.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.08%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (8.45%) Computer Science
3 5 (7.04%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.63%) Data Centre
4 4 (5.63%) Driving Licence
4 4 (5.63%) FMCG
5 3 (4.23%) Informatics
6 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.82%) LIMS
6 2 (2.82%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.82%) Replication
7 1 (1.41%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.41%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.41%) Clustering
7 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.41%) PKI
7 1 (1.41%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.41%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 34 (47.89%) Windows
2 28 (39.44%) Windows Server
3 19 (26.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (18.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (9.86%) Linux
5 7 (9.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (5.63%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.82%) Android
7 2 (2.82%) Unix
7 2 (2.82%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.41%) CentOS
8 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.41%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.90%) ITIL
2 11 (15.49%) MVC
3 10 (14.08%) BDD
3 10 (14.08%) Scrum
3 10 (14.08%) TDD
3 10 (14.08%) Web Development
4 9 (12.68%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (7.04%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (7.04%) High Availability
5 5 (7.04%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (7.04%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 4 (5.63%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (5.63%) Load Balancing
7 3 (4.23%) Analytics
7 3 (4.23%) Business Continuity
7 3 (4.23%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (4.23%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (4.23%) Mentoring
7 3 (4.23%) People Management
7 3 (4.23%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 24 (33.80%) SQL
2 12 (16.90%) C#
3 11 (15.49%) JavaScript
4 5 (7.04%) T-SQL
5 3 (4.23%) Java
6 2 (2.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 36 (50.70%) MCSE
2 23 (32.39%) MCSA
3 18 (25.35%) CCNA
3 18 (25.35%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (21.13%) MCP
5 10 (14.08%) MCITP
6 8 (11.27%) Degree
7 5 (7.04%) A+ Certification
7 5 (7.04%) CCENT
8 4 (5.63%) CCNP
8 4 (5.63%) CISSP
8 4 (5.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (4.23%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (2.82%) MCDBA
10 2 (2.82%) MCTS
11 1 (1.41%) CCA
11 1 (1.41%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.27%) SLA
2 1 (1.41%) COSHH
2 1 (1.41%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.41%) QA
2 1 (1.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (32.39%) Active Directory
2 17 (23.94%) Hyper-V
3 16 (22.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (12.68%) vSphere
5 2 (2.82%) XenApp
6 1 (1.41%) Firmware
6 1 (1.41%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (1.41%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.41%) UAG
6 1 (1.41%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (4.23%) SCCM
1 3 (4.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (2.82%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.82%) NetBackup
2 2 (2.82%) SCOM
3 1 (1.41%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.41%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 60 (84.51%) Microsoft
2 19 (26.76%) VMware
3 16 (22.54%) Cisco
4 8 (11.27%) Citrix
5 5 (7.04%) 3Com
5 5 (7.04%) Draytek
5 5 (7.04%) HP
5 5 (7.04%) NETGEAR
5 5 (7.04%) ZyXEL
6 4 (5.63%) Sitecore
6 4 (5.63%) Symantec
7 3 (4.23%) CommVault
8 2 (2.82%) Avaya
8 2 (2.82%) EMC
8 2 (2.82%) Intel Security
8 2 (2.82%) NetApp
8 2 (2.82%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.82%) SolarWinds
8 2 (2.82%) Veeam
9 1 (1.41%) MobileIron
Kilmarnock, Ayrshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
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