Period
to 20 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 117 113 125
Rank change year-on-year -4 +12 -10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 38 33 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.42% 1.33% 0.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.73% 5.23% 2.82%
Number of salaries quoted 17 29 13
Edinburgh median annual salary £37,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.52% +5.00% +66.67%
10th Percentile £31,700 £24,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £63,000 £63,000 £71,750
Scotland median annual salary £37,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -7.50% +6.67% +7.14%

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 663 631 709
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 24.83% 25.48% 27.74%
Number of salaries quoted 439 385 445
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,700 £27,200 £25,600
90th Percentile £67,500 £73,250 £71,250
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% - +2.41%

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Microsoft Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Edinburgh

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in Edinburgh

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 20 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 17 (44.74%) SQL
2 17 (44.74%) MCSA
3 16 (42.11%) SQL Server
4 15 (39.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (39.47%) Office 365
5 14 (36.84%) MCSE
6 12 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
6 12 (31.58%) AWS Certification
7 11 (28.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (28.95%) Windows
8 10 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (26.32%) Application Discovery
9 9 (23.68%) Windows Server
10 7 (18.42%) MCITP
10 7 (18.42%) MCDBA
11 6 (15.79%) Active Directory
11 6 (15.79%) Finance
11 6 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (15.79%) Asset Management
11 6 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
11 6 (15.79%) SQL Server 2014
12 5 (13.16%) Windows 10
12 5 (13.16%) Self-Motivation
12 5 (13.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
13 4 (10.53%) Citrix
13 4 (10.53%) ITIL
13 4 (10.53%) SCCM
13 4 (10.53%) SolarWinds

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 3 (7.89%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.63%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 15 (39.47%) Microsoft Azure
1 15 (39.47%) Office 365
2 12 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.26%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (5.26%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) DHCP
1 3 (7.89%) DNS
1 3 (7.89%) LAN
1 3 (7.89%) WAN
2 2 (5.26%) Firewall
2 2 (5.26%) VPN
3 1 (2.63%) BGP
3 1 (2.63%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 11 (28.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (15.79%) SQL Server 2014
3 6 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (13.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (5.26%) RDBMS
5 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (2.63%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (2.63%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
General
1 6 (15.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (39.47%) Consultant
2 10 (26.32%) Technical Consultant
3 8 (21.05%) DBA
3 8 (21.05%) SQL DBA
4 5 (13.16%) Administrator
5 4 (10.53%) Database Manager
5 4 (10.53%) Production Manager
6 3 (7.89%) Junior
6 3 (7.89%) SQL Server DBA
6 3 (7.89%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.26%) Active Directory Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) Developer
7 2 (5.26%) ERP Manager
7 2 (5.26%) ERP Project Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) Junior DBA
7 2 (5.26%) Junior SQL Server DBA
7 2 (5.26%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Windows Administrator
7 2 (5.26%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) .NET
2 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (5.26%) CSS
2 2 (5.26%) CSS3
2 2 (5.26%) HTML
2 2 (5.26%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (13.16%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.26%) Driving Licence
2 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (5.26%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (5.26%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.63%) Clustering
3 1 (2.63%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.63%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.95%) Windows
2 9 (23.68%) Windows Server
3 5 (13.16%) Windows 10
4 3 (7.89%) Windows 7
4 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.26%) Linux
5 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) Application Discovery
1 10 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (15.79%) Asset Management
2 6 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (10.53%) ITIL
4 3 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (7.89%) ERP
4 3 (7.89%) Migration
5 2 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.26%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.26%) Identity Access Management
5 2 (5.26%) MVC
5 2 (5.26%) Network Virtualisation
5 2 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (5.26%) Scrum
5 2 (5.26%) Software Engineering
5 2 (5.26%) Web Development
6 1 (2.63%) Compliance Management
6 1 (2.63%) Deployment Automation
6 1 (2.63%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (44.74%) SQL
2 4 (10.53%) PowerShell
3 3 (7.89%) C#
4 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.63%) C++
5 1 (2.63%) Java
5 1 (2.63%) TypeScript
5 1 (2.63%) VB
5 1 (2.63%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.63%) X++
Qualifications
1 17 (44.74%) MCSA
2 14 (36.84%) MCSE
3 12 (31.58%) AWS Certification
4 7 (18.42%) MCDBA
4 7 (18.42%) MCITP
5 3 (7.89%) MCP
6 2 (5.26%) Degree
6 2 (5.26%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 6 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.26%) XenApp
3 1 (2.63%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (2.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) SCCM
2 1 (2.63%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 20 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.53%) Citrix
2 4 (10.53%) SolarWinds
3 3 (7.89%) VMware
4 1 (2.63%) CA
4 1 (2.63%) HP
4 1 (2.63%) Ivanti
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle
4 1 (2.63%) Splunk
4 1 (2.63%) Veritas
4 1 (2.63%) Xamarin