Period
to 26 November 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 26 November 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
26 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 77 66 115
Rank change year-on-year -11 +49 +26
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 36 19 16
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.33% 2.43% 0.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.46% 24.36% 5.21%
Number of salaries quoted 17 12 9
10th Percentile £25,750 £37,625 "
25th Percentile £42,000 £50,000 £24,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,000 £65,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -26.15% +62.50% -2.44%
75th Percentile " " £48,750
90th Percentile £52,800 " £52,200
Scotland median annual salary £48,000 £60,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -20.00% +60.00% -6.25%

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 314 78 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 20.32% 9.97% 17.12%
Number of salaries quoted 174 54 182
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £24,081
25th Percentile £42,000 £36,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,000 £49,500 £43,250
Median % change year-on-year -3.03% +14.45% -4.95%
75th Percentile £66,250 £58,438 £54,435
90th Percentile £80,000 £65,000 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £44,410
% change year-on-year +1.05% +6.96% -1.31%

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 26 November 2021.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 31 (86.11%) Microsoft
2 16 (44.44%) Windows
3 14 (38.89%) SQL
3 14 (38.89%) Active Directory
3 14 (38.89%) Public Cloud
4 13 (36.11%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (36.11%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (33.33%) SAP
5 12 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
5 12 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 12 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 12 (33.33%) Visualisation
5 12 (33.33%) Azure
5 12 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
5 12 (33.33%) DataOps
6 11 (30.56%) Analytics
6 11 (30.56%) DevOps
6 11 (30.56%) SQL Server
7 10 (27.78%) Citrix
7 10 (27.78%) Cybersecurity
7 10 (27.78%) Software Licensing
7 10 (27.78%) Presales
7 10 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (27.78%) Customer Engagement
7 10 (27.78%) Time Management
7 10 (27.78%) VMware
7 10 (27.78%) Serverless
8 9 (25.00%) SLA
8 9 (25.00%) MCSA

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.78%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 12 (33.33%) Azure
2 10 (27.78%) Serverless
3 6 (16.67%) Microsoft 365
4 1 (2.78%) Azure Pipelines
4 1 (2.78%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) DHCP
1 4 (11.11%) DNS
1 4 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.78%) Firewall
2 1 (2.78%) LAN
2 1 (2.78%) PABX
2 1 (2.78%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (2.78%) RS-232
2 1 (2.78%) VoIP
2 1 (2.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (36.11%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
2 12 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 12 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (30.56%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.78%) Power BI
4 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Ant
1 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (19.44%) Social Skills
2 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.78%) Fire and Rescue
2 1 (2.78%) Organisational Skills
2 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (38.89%) Developer
2 13 (36.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 12 (33.33%) SQL BI Developer
3 12 (33.33%) SQL Developer
4 10 (27.78%) Architect
4 10 (27.78%) Azure Architect
4 10 (27.78%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (11.11%) Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Operations Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Server Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Service Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Field Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (2.78%) Customer Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Customer Service Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Field Support Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) SharePoint Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) CSS
1 2 (5.56%) HTML
1 2 (5.56%) XSLT
2 1 (2.78%) Ajax
2 1 (2.78%) HTML5
2 1 (2.78%) jQuery
2 1 (2.78%) JSP
2 1 (2.78%) SOAP
2 1 (2.78%) Web Services
2 1 (2.78%) XML
2 1 (2.78%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (38.89%) Public Cloud
2 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.78%) NHS
2 1 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (44.44%) Windows
2 4 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.56%) Linux
4 1 (2.78%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2016
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
2 12 (33.33%) DataOps
2 12 (33.33%) Visualisation
3 11 (30.56%) Analytics
3 11 (30.56%) DevOps
4 10 (27.78%) Customer Engagement
4 10 (27.78%) Cybersecurity
4 10 (27.78%) Presales
4 10 (27.78%) Software Licensing
4 10 (27.78%) Time Management
5 8 (22.22%) Data Protection
6 5 (13.89%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (11.11%) CRM
7 4 (11.11%) ITIL
7 4 (11.11%) Preventative Maintenance
7 4 (11.11%) Task Automation
8 2 (5.56%) SDLC
9 1 (2.78%) Data Privacy
9 1 (2.78%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 14 (38.89%) SQL
2 12 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.78%) Java
3 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (25.00%) MCSA
2 5 (13.89%) CCNA
2 5 (13.89%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (13.89%) MCSE
3 4 (11.11%) RHCE
4 1 (2.78%) Degree
4 1 (2.78%) HNC
4 1 (2.78%) MCAD
4 1 (2.78%) MCPD
4 1 (2.78%) MCSD
4 1 (2.78%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.00%) SLA
2 8 (22.22%) GDPR
3 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 14 (38.89%) Active Directory
2 10 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Ansible
1 1 (2.78%) Terraform
Vendors
1 31 (86.11%) Microsoft
2 12 (33.33%) SAP
3 10 (27.78%) Citrix
3 10 (27.78%) VMware
4 4 (11.11%) Veritas
5 1 (2.78%) Cisco
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle