Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 129 84 112
Rank change year-on-year -45 +28 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 21 72 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.83% 2.71% 1.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.54% 10.20% 4.60%
Number of salaries quoted 12 56 18
Edinburgh median annual salary £43,250 £52,500 £45,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.62% +16.02% +39.23%
10th Percentile £27,700 £24,875 £19,675
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £69,875
Scotland median annual salary £37,250 £40,900 £41,000
% change year-on-year -8.92% -0.24% -1.80%

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 593 706 565
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 23.58% 26.60% 24.60%
Number of salaries quoted 389 423 343
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £71,900 £66,250 £62,250
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.41% -2.35% +6.25%

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 15 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 16 (76.19%) Microsoft
2 12 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (47.62%) Windows
4 9 (42.86%) MCSE
5 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
5 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
5 8 (38.10%) Degree
6 7 (33.33%) Office 365
7 6 (28.57%) SQL
8 5 (23.81%) .NET
8 5 (23.81%) C#
8 5 (23.81%) HTML
8 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET
8 5 (23.81%) CSS
8 5 (23.81%) MCSA
8 5 (23.81%) MCP
8 5 (23.81%) LAN
8 5 (23.81%) WAN
8 5 (23.81%) MVC
8 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
8 5 (23.81%) VMware
8 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
8 5 (23.81%) Windows 10
9 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
9 4 (19.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (19.05%) Finance

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 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (9.52%) IIS
1 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (33.33%) Office 365
3 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (9.52%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (9.52%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) LAN
1 5 (23.81%) WAN
2 4 (19.05%) DHCP
2 4 (19.05%) DNS
3 2 (9.52%) SAN
4 1 (4.76%) BGP
4 1 (4.76%) Firewall
4 1 (4.76%) VLAN
4 1 (4.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Developer
1 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (19.05%) IT Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) .NET Developer
2 3 (14.29%) Administrator
2 3 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) DBA
3 2 (9.52%) Graduate
3 2 (9.52%) Graduate Developer
3 2 (9.52%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Junior
3 2 (9.52%) Junior Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Security Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Software Developer
3 2 (9.52%) SQL DBA
3 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) .NET
1 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET
1 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC
1 5 (23.81%) CSS
1 5 (23.81%) HTML
2 3 (14.29%) CSS3
2 3 (14.29%) HTML5
3 1 (4.76%) .NET Core
3 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.76%) LESS
3 1 (4.76%) Sass
3 1 (4.76%) WinForms
3 1 (4.76%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (9.52%) Public Cloud
3 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.76%) Clustering
3 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.76%) e-Learning
3 1 (4.76%) Fat Client
3 1 (4.76%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Replication
3 1 (4.76%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Windows 10
2 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
3 3 (14.29%) Linux
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (9.52%) Unix
4 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) MVC
2 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
3 3 (14.29%) ITIL
3 3 (14.29%) Scrum
3 3 (14.29%) Web Development
4 2 (9.52%) BCP
4 2 (9.52%) Business Continuity
4 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (9.52%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (9.52%) ERP
4 2 (9.52%) Information Security
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (9.52%) Time Management
5 1 (4.76%) Compliance Management
5 1 (4.76%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (4.76%) Microservices
5 1 (4.76%) Network Virtualisation
5 1 (4.76%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
2 5 (23.81%) C#
2 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.52%) TypeScript
4 1 (4.76%) Java
4 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) MCSE
2 8 (38.10%) Degree
3 5 (23.81%) MCP
3 5 (23.81%) MCSA
4 3 (14.29%) Master's Degree
5 1 (4.76%) AWS Certification
5 1 (4.76%) CCNA
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 2 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
2 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (9.52%) XenApp
4 1 (4.76%) Docker
4 1 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) SCCM
1 2 (9.52%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 16 (76.19%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) VMware
3 3 (14.29%) Citrix
4 2 (9.52%) Xamarin
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco
5 1 (4.76%) Ivanti