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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 115 105 90
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -15
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 43 57 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.50% 1.79% 2.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.61% 6.67% 10.59%
Number of salaries quoted 34 39 46
Median salary £41,750 £40,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.37% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £24,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £47,700 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
766 855 850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 26.72% 26.81% 23.17%
Number of salaries quoted 400 591 568
Median salary £42,750 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.78% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -13 18 £39,250 -7.64% 4
Edinburgh +2 16 £52,500 +61.53% 3
Highlands - 3 £19,000 -
West Lothian +6 2 £37,500 -46.42%
Aberdeen +1 2 £19,000 -48.29%
Lanarkshire - 1 £45,000 -
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Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 68 (93.15%) Microsoft
2 40 (54.79%) SQL Server
3 37 (50.68%) MS Excel
4 36 (49.32%) MCSE
5 33 (45.21%) SQL
6 30 (41.10%) Windows
7 25 (34.25%) Windows Server
8 23 (31.51%) SharePoint
9 22 (30.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 21 (28.77%) Degree
10 21 (28.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 20 (27.40%) Agile Software Development
11 20 (27.40%) Active Directory
11 20 (27.40%) VMware
12 18 (24.66%) Business Intelligence
12 18 (24.66%) Computer Science
13 17 (23.29%) VMware Infrastructure
13 17 (23.29%) MCSA
14 16 (21.92%) Hyper-V
15 15 (20.55%) Windows Server 2008
16 14 (19.18%) MCP
16 14 (19.18%) Cisco Certification
17 13 (17.81%) CCNA
17 13 (17.81%) Cisco
17 13 (17.81%) MS Exchange
17 13 (17.81%) .NET
18 12 (16.44%) C#
18 12 (16.44%) HTML
19 11 (15.07%) JavaScript
19 11 (15.07%) CSS

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 23 (31.51%) SharePoint
2 13 (17.81%) MS Exchange
3 7 (9.59%) IIS
4 5 (6.85%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (6.85%) Skype for Business
5 4 (5.48%) Umbraco
6 3 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.37%) OpenStack
Applications
1 37 (50.68%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (8.22%) Office 365
2 4 (5.48%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.48%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.07%) SAN
2 5 (6.85%) WAN
3 4 (5.48%) LAN
3 4 (5.48%) VPN
4 3 (4.11%) DHCP
4 3 (4.11%) DNS
4 3 (4.11%) Firewall
5 2 (2.74%) VoIP
5 2 (2.74%) Wireless
6 1 (1.37%) IPv4
6 1 (1.37%) Network Security
6 1 (1.37%) SSL
6 1 (1.37%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.37%) VLAN
6 1 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.37%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (54.79%) SQL Server
2 22 (30.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 21 (28.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (8.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (6.85%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (4.11%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.74%) MySQL
7 2 (2.74%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.74%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 10 (13.70%) Finance
2 4 (5.48%) Automotive
2 4 (5.48%) Games
2 4 (5.48%) Manufacturing
2 4 (5.48%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.37%) Back Office
3 1 (1.37%) Banking
3 1 (1.37%) Electronics
3 1 (1.37%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (36.99%) Developer
2 16 (21.92%) SQL Developer
3 15 (20.55%) Senior Developer
3 15 (20.55%) Senior SQL Developer
4 14 (19.18%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 14 (19.18%) Microsoft BI Developer
4 14 (19.18%) Microsoft Developer
4 14 (19.18%) SQL BI Developer
5 13 (17.81%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
5 13 (17.81%) Senior Microsoft Developer
6 9 (12.33%) C# Developer
7 7 (9.59%) .NET Developer
7 7 (9.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (8.22%) Analyst
9 5 (6.85%) Administrator
9 5 (6.85%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (6.85%) DBA
9 5 (6.85%) Network Technician
9 5 (6.85%) SQL DBA
9 5 (6.85%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.81%) .NET
2 12 (16.44%) HTML
3 11 (15.07%) CSS
4 9 (12.33%) .NET Framework
4 9 (12.33%) ASP.NET
4 9 (12.33%) Entity Framework
5 7 (9.59%) AngularJS
5 7 (9.59%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.37%) Ajax
6 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.37%) jQuery
6 1 (1.37%) JSON
6 1 (1.37%) RESTful
6 1 (1.37%) Web Services
6 1 (1.37%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (24.66%) Computer Science
2 7 (9.59%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (6.85%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.85%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.48%) FMCG
5 3 (4.11%) Driving Licence
5 3 (4.11%) Informatics
6 2 (2.74%) Clustering
6 2 (2.74%) LIMS
6 2 (2.74%) Replication
7 1 (1.37%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.37%) HP StoreVirtual
7 1 (1.37%) PKI
7 1 (1.37%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 30 (41.10%) Windows
2 25 (34.25%) Windows Server
3 15 (20.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (15.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (10.96%) Linux
6 6 (8.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (5.48%) Unix
7 4 (5.48%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.74%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.37%) CentOS
9 1 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.37%) Solaris
9 1 (1.37%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (27.40%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (24.66%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (12.33%) Scrum
4 8 (10.96%) BDD
4 8 (10.96%) ITIL
5 7 (9.59%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (9.59%) MVC
5 7 (9.59%) TDD
5 7 (9.59%) Web Development
6 5 (6.85%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 4 (5.48%) High Availability
8 3 (4.11%) Analytics
8 3 (4.11%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (4.11%) Load Balancing
8 3 (4.11%) People Management
9 2 (2.74%) Information Management
9 2 (2.74%) Patch Management
9 2 (2.74%) Software Engineering
9 2 (2.74%) Software Licensing
9 2 (2.74%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (45.21%) SQL
2 12 (16.44%) C#
3 11 (15.07%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.11%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.74%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.37%) Java
6 1 (1.37%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 36 (49.32%) MCSE
2 21 (28.77%) Degree
3 17 (23.29%) MCSA
4 14 (19.18%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (19.18%) MCP
5 13 (17.81%) CCNA
6 11 (15.07%) MCITP
7 5 (6.85%) A+ Certification
7 5 (6.85%) CCENT
7 5 (6.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (4.11%) CISSP
8 3 (4.11%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (4.11%) MCDBA
9 2 (2.74%) MCTS
10 1 (1.37%) CCA
10 1 (1.37%) HND
10 1 (1.37%) ISEB
10 1 (1.37%) ISTQB
10 1 (1.37%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.22%) SLA
2 1 (1.37%) COSHH
2 1 (1.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 20 (27.40%) Active Directory
2 17 (23.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (21.92%) Hyper-V
4 10 (13.70%) vSphere
5 2 (2.74%) XenApp
6 1 (1.37%) Firmware
6 1 (1.37%) KVM
6 1 (1.37%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.37%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (5.48%) SCCM
2 3 (4.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (2.74%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.74%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.74%) SCOM
4 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.37%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 68 (93.15%) Microsoft
2 20 (27.40%) VMware
3 13 (17.81%) Cisco
4 8 (10.96%) Citrix
4 8 (10.96%) HP
5 5 (6.85%) 3Com
5 5 (6.85%) Draytek
5 5 (6.85%) NETGEAR
5 5 (6.85%) ZyXEL
6 4 (5.48%) Sitecore
6 4 (5.48%) Symantec
7 3 (4.11%) Avaya
7 3 (4.11%) CommVault
8 2 (2.74%) EMC
8 2 (2.74%) NetApp
8 2 (2.74%) Oracle
8 2 (2.74%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.74%) SolarWinds
8 2 (2.74%) Veeam
9 1 (1.37%) SAP
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