The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
Scotland / Aberdeen
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 9 16
Rank change year-on-year -5 +7  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 1 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 2.38% 3.13% 3.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.69% 7.69% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 2
Median salary £65,000 £19,000 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +242.10% -48.29%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +2.73% +1.38%  

Microsoft Certification is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen.

Academic & Professional Certification
Aberdeen
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 13 13 24
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen 30.95% 40.63% 41.38%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 15
Median salary £47,500 £23,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +102.12% -42.68%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,300 £19,000 £32,300
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Aberdeen

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Aberdeen citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Aberdeen

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, 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 Aberdeen region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
1 1 (100.00%) SCVMM
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) PaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) IaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 1 (100.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (100.00%) SCSM
1 1 (100.00%) Private Cloud
1 1 (100.00%) Azure Active Directory

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Aberdeen 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) IaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) PaaS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
1 1 (100.00%) SCSM
1 1 (100.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft