Period
to 1 August 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 1 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
1 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 95 55 98
Rank change year-on-year -40 +43 +51
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 13 30 32
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.93% 3.27% 1.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.73% 16.95% 10.88%
Number of salaries quoted 10 24 28
10th Percentile £25,000 £50,000 £24,000
25th Percentile £30,188 £51,250 £27,188
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £44,000 £52,500 £39,765
Median % change year-on-year -16.19% +32.03% +23.30%
75th Percentile £48,000 £53,750 £48,750
90th Percentile " £58,125 £62,750
Scotland median annual salary £48,000 £52,500 £33,217
% change year-on-year -8.57% +58.05% -10.22%

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 Glasgow with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 275 177 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 19.63% 19.28% 15.75%
Number of salaries quoted 148 115 191
10th Percentile £29,925 £29,100 £23,500
25th Percentile £35,750 £33,625 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £43,805 £45,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -2.66% +12.50% -0.62%
75th Percentile £56,563 £53,750 £55,819
90th Percentile £72,500 £63,900 £67,500
Scotland median annual salary £46,000 £46,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -1.08% +12.05% +0.91%

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Glasgow

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Glasgow.

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in Glasgow

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Glasgow over the 6 months to 1 August 2021.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 1 August 2021, 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 11 (84.62%) SQL
3 10 (76.92%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (76.92%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (53.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (53.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (53.85%) PowerShell
4 7 (53.85%) Visualisation
4 7 (53.85%) Data Visualisation
4 7 (53.85%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (53.85%) SAP
4 7 (53.85%) DataOps
5 5 (38.46%) Social Skills
6 4 (30.77%) SDLC
7 3 (23.08%) Power BI
7 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (23.08%) Power Platform
7 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
8 2 (15.38%) Windows
8 2 (15.38%) Linux
8 2 (15.38%) Finance
8 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
8 2 (15.38%) Decision-Making
9 1 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (7.69%) Fire and Rescue
9 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2016
9 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2019
9 1 (7.69%) Organisational Skills
9 1 (7.69%) Case Management

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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:

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Power Platform
2 1 (7.69%) Azure
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
1 1 (7.69%) LAN
1 1 (7.69%) PABX
1 1 (7.69%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (7.69%) RS-232
1 1 (7.69%) VoIP
1 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (76.92%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (53.85%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (53.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 7 (53.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (23.08%) Power BI
4 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Ant
General
1 5 (38.46%) Social Skills
2 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (15.38%) Finance
3 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
4 1 (7.69%) Fire and Rescue
4 1 (7.69%) Organisational Skills
4 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 10 (76.92%) Developer
2 7 (53.85%) SQL BI Developer
2 7 (53.85%) SQL Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Business Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Field Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Customer Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Customer Service Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Field Service Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Field Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Field Telecoms Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Graduate
4 1 (7.69%) Graduate Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Ajax
1 1 (7.69%) CSS
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
1 1 (7.69%) jQuery
1 1 (7.69%) JSP
1 1 (7.69%) SOAP
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
1 1 (7.69%) XML
1 1 (7.69%) XSL
1 1 (7.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.69%) NHS
1 1 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2016
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (53.85%) Data Visualisation
2 7 (53.85%) DataOps
2 7 (53.85%) Visualisation
3 4 (30.77%) SDLC
4 3 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (15.38%) Decision-Making
6 1 (7.69%) Case Management
6 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
6 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (7.69%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 1 (7.69%) Data Privacy
6 1 (7.69%) ITSM
6 1 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) Service Management
6 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) PowerShell
3 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.69%) Java
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) CCNA
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) HNC
1 1 (7.69%) MCSA
1 1 (7.69%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 7 (53.85%) SAP
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle