Period
to 25 April 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 25 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 120 134
Rank change year-on-year +28 +14 -24
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 49 18 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.85% 0.82% 0.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.06% 3.60% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 29 16 11
Edinburgh median annual salary £37,000 £36,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.07% +3.57% +16.67%
10th Percentile £29,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £69,750 £65,000 £58,750
Scotland median annual salary £37,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -3.90% +10.00% -

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 694 500 708
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 26.24% 22.77% 27.08%
Number of salaries quoted 496 294 488
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £27,250 £27,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,750 £70,000
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 25 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 22 (44.90%) SQL Server
1 22 (44.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (42.86%) MCSE
2 21 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 20 (40.82%) SQL
4 19 (38.78%) Amazon AWS
5 17 (34.69%) MCSA
6 15 (30.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (26.53%) Windows
7 13 (26.53%) Office 365
8 12 (24.49%) AWS Certification
9 11 (22.45%) MCDBA
9 11 (22.45%) MCITP
9 11 (22.45%) Windows Server
10 10 (20.41%) Problem-Solving
10 10 (20.41%) Application Discovery
10 10 (20.41%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (20.41%) Active Directory
11 9 (18.37%) ITIL
11 9 (18.37%) Asset Management
11 9 (18.37%) SQL Server 2014
11 9 (18.37%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (16.33%) Self-Motivation
12 8 (16.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
13 7 (14.29%) Hyper-V
13 7 (14.29%) SolarWinds
13 7 (14.29%) VMware
13 7 (14.29%) Citrix

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 5 (10.20%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.12%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (4.08%) BPCS
2 2 (4.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.08%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (4.08%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 22 (44.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (38.78%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (26.53%) Office 365
4 2 (4.08%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (4.08%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (4.08%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.24%) SAN
2 2 (4.08%) Firewall
2 2 (4.08%) VPN
3 1 (2.04%) DHCP
3 1 (2.04%) DNS
3 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (44.90%) SQL Server
2 15 (30.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (18.37%) SQL Server 2014
4 8 (16.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (10.20%) RDBMS
6 5 (10.20%) Relational Database
7 3 (6.12%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (2.04%) Hadoop
9 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
9 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (12.24%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (28.57%) Consultant
2 12 (24.49%) DBA
3 10 (20.41%) SQL DBA
3 10 (20.41%) Technical Consultant
4 7 (14.29%) Production Manager
5 5 (10.20%) Database Manager
5 5 (10.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) SQL Server DBA
6 4 (8.16%) Junior
7 3 (6.12%) Administrator
7 3 (6.12%) Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Production DBA
7 3 (6.12%) Technical Leader
8 2 (4.08%) Active Directory Consultant
8 2 (4.08%) DBA Manager
8 2 (4.08%) Designer
8 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 2 (4.08%) Junior SQL DBA
8 2 (4.08%) Junior SQL Server DBA
8 2 (4.08%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.16%) .NET
2 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET
2 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (6.12%) CSS
2 3 (6.12%) HTML
3 2 (4.08%) CSS3
3 2 (4.08%) HTML5
4 1 (2.04%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.04%) WinForms
4 1 (2.04%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (16.33%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (8.16%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (8.16%) Public Cloud
4 2 (4.08%) Clustering
4 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.08%) Driving Licence
4 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.04%) e-Learning
5 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (26.53%) Windows
2 11 (22.45%) Windows Server
3 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (12.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.08%) Linux
5 2 (4.08%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.41%) Application Discovery
1 10 (20.41%) Problem-Solving
1 10 (20.41%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (18.37%) Asset Management
2 9 (18.37%) ITIL
3 6 (12.24%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (10.20%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (8.16%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (8.16%) Facilities Management
5 4 (8.16%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (6.12%) ERP
6 3 (6.12%) MVC
7 2 (4.08%) Capacity Management
7 2 (4.08%) CRM
7 2 (4.08%) Customer Requirements
7 2 (4.08%) Identity Access Management
7 2 (4.08%) Migration
7 2 (4.08%) Scrum
7 2 (4.08%) Software Engineering
7 2 (4.08%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (40.82%) SQL
2 4 (8.16%) C#
2 4 (8.16%) PowerShell
3 3 (6.12%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.04%) C++
4 1 (2.04%) Java
4 1 (2.04%) TypeScript
4 1 (2.04%) VB
4 1 (2.04%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.04%) X++
Qualifications
1 21 (42.86%) MCSE
2 17 (34.69%) MCSA
3 12 (24.49%) AWS Certification
4 11 (22.45%) MCDBA
4 11 (22.45%) MCITP
5 6 (12.24%) CCNA
5 6 (12.24%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (12.24%) MCP
6 5 (10.20%) Degree
7 2 (4.08%) Master's Degree
7 2 (4.08%) MCSD
8 1 (2.04%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (20.41%) Active Directory
2 7 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 7 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.08%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.04%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) SCCM
2 1 (2.04%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 21 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.29%) Citrix
2 7 (14.29%) SolarWinds
2 7 (14.29%) VMware
3 3 (6.12%) CA
3 3 (6.12%) Oracle
4 2 (4.08%) Epicor
4 2 (4.08%) IFS
4 2 (4.08%) Infor
4 2 (4.08%) Sage
4 2 (4.08%) SAP
4 2 (4.08%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.04%) HP
5 1 (2.04%) Splunk
5 1 (2.04%) Veritas
5 1 (2.04%) Xamarin