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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 83 90
Rank change year-on-year +1 +7  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 18 13 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.45% 1.09% 0.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.36% 4.08% 3.10%
Number of salaries quoted 15 6 5
Median salary £50,000 £46,250 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.10% +42.30%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £29,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £66,250 £39,100
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +1.35% +2.77%  

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 Edinburgh.

Academic & Professional Certification
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 336 319 355
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 27.01% 26.72% 25.52%
Number of salaries quoted 203 179 242
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +2.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh 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 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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 15 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 14 (58.33%) ITIL
3 12 (50.00%) MCSE
4 11 (45.83%) Windows
5 10 (41.67%) Active Directory
6 9 (37.50%) Degree
7 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (33.33%) CCNA
7 8 (33.33%) Windows Server
8 7 (29.17%) SLA
8 7 (29.17%) Finance
8 7 (29.17%) PowerShell
9 6 (25.00%) VMware
10 5 (20.83%) Service Management
10 5 (20.83%) Cisco
10 5 (20.83%) MCP
10 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (20.83%) Computer Science
10 5 (20.83%) Banking
10 5 (20.83%) High Availability
10 5 (20.83%) Computer Science Degree
11 4 (16.67%) SolarWinds
11 4 (16.67%) SCCM
11 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
11 4 (16.67%) SQL
11 4 (16.67%) MCSA
11 4 (16.67%) Firewall
12 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
12 3 (12.50%) CCNP

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 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 3 (12.50%) Skype for Business
2 1 (4.17%) IBM Domino
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (12.50%) Office 365
2 1 (4.17%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) IaaS
2 1 (4.17%) Mimecast
2 1 (4.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) Firewall
2 2 (8.33%) DHCP
2 2 (8.33%) DNS
2 2 (8.33%) LAN
2 2 (8.33%) Skype
2 2 (8.33%) Unified Communications
2 2 (8.33%) WAN
2 2 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (4.17%) Internet
3 1 (4.17%) IP Telephony
3 1 (4.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.17%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 5 (20.83%) Banking
3 2 (8.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (16.67%) Analyst
1 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) DBA
2 3 (12.50%) IT Analyst
2 3 (12.50%) SQL DBA
3 2 (8.33%) Administrator
3 2 (8.33%) Developer
3 2 (8.33%) IT Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Network Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Server Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Technical Leader
4 1 (4.17%) .NET Developer
4 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Network Administrator
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
1 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.17%) jQuery
1 1 (4.17%) WCF
1 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.33%) Clustering
2 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (8.33%) Virtual Team
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.17%) EMC VNX
3 1 (4.17%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (45.83%) Windows
2 8 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.33%) Unix
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) ITIL
2 5 (20.83%) High Availability
2 5 (20.83%) Service Management
3 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.33%) Business Continuity
3 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (8.33%) ITIL V3
3 2 (8.33%) SOA
4 1 (4.17%) Application Packaging
4 1 (4.17%) Change Management
4 1 (4.17%) Data Security
4 1 (4.17%) Integration Testing
4 1 (4.17%) MVC
4 1 (4.17%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (4.17%) Performance Management
4 1 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.17%) SDLC
4 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.17%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) PowerShell
2 4 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (4.17%) C#
3 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (50.00%) MCSE
2 9 (37.50%) Degree
3 8 (33.33%) CCNA
3 8 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (20.83%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (20.83%) MCP
5 4 (16.67%) MCSA
6 3 (12.50%) CCNP
7 2 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (4.17%) MCDBA
8 1 (4.17%) MCDST
8 1 (4.17%) MCITP
8 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
8 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (29.17%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (8.33%) Firmware
3 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.17%) XenApp
4 1 (4.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) SCCM
2 3 (12.50%) SCOM
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (4.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (4.17%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (4.17%) SCSM
3 1 (4.17%) SCVMM
3 1 (4.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 15 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (25.00%) VMware
3 5 (20.83%) Cisco
4 4 (16.67%) SolarWinds
5 2 (8.33%) Citrix
5 2 (8.33%) HP
5 2 (8.33%) ServiceNow
5 2 (8.33%) SonicWALL
5 2 (8.33%) Symantec
6 1 (4.17%) EMC
6 1 (4.17%) Google
6 1 (4.17%) Juniper
6 1 (4.17%) Lotus
6 1 (4.17%) McAfee
6 1 (4.17%) Splunk
6 1 (4.17%) WatchGuard
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: competitive salary and excellent benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Posted: 15 days ago