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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 78 89 64
Rank change year-on-year +11 -25  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 8 23 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.85% 1.77% 2.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.23% 6.74% 12.18%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 25
Median salary £42,000 £40,000 £32,900
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +21.58%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,308 £35,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £42,500 £44,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71%  

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 Glasgow.

Academic & Professional Certification
Glasgow
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 189 341 271
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 20.19% 26.19% 23.86%
Number of salaries quoted 127 216 195
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £23,300
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow 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 Glasgow

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Glasgow.

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in Glasgow

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Glasgow over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Glasgow

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 17 (73.91%) Microsoft
1 17 (73.91%) VMware
2 16 (69.57%) Windows
3 13 (56.52%) MCSE
3 13 (56.52%) ITIL
3 13 (56.52%) Windows Server
4 12 (52.17%) Active Directory
4 12 (52.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (47.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (43.48%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (39.13%) SCCM
8 8 (34.78%) MS Exchange
8 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (30.43%) Service Delivery
9 7 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (26.09%) Hyper-V
10 6 (26.09%) MCSA
11 5 (21.74%) SAN
11 5 (21.74%) PowerShell
11 5 (21.74%) vSphere
11 5 (21.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (21.74%) Infrastructure Monitoring
12 4 (17.39%) IT Strategy
12 4 (17.39%) Skype
12 4 (17.39%) Skype for Business
12 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (17.39%) XenApp
12 4 (17.39%) SCOM
12 4 (17.39%) Citrix

Microsoft Certification
Top Related 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 8 (34.78%) MS Exchange
2 7 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (17.39%) Skype for Business
5 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (4.35%) IIS
6 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
6 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) MS Office
3 1 (4.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Office 365
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) IaaS
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) PaaS
2 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) SAN
2 4 (17.39%) DHCP
2 4 (17.39%) DNS
2 4 (17.39%) Skype
3 3 (13.04%) Firewall
3 3 (13.04%) WAN
4 1 (4.35%) Internet
4 1 (4.35%) LAN
4 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.35%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Power View
2 1 (4.35%) MySQL
2 1 (4.35%) PerformancePoint
2 1 (4.35%) PowerPivot
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Back Office
2 1 (4.35%) Billing
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Consultant
1 7 (30.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Support Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Wintel Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Technical Consultant
4 4 (17.39%) Wintel Support
4 4 (17.39%) Wintel Support Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Support
5 3 (13.04%) Virtualisation Consultant
6 2 (8.70%) Citrix Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Citrix Support
6 2 (8.70%) Citrix Support Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (8.70%) VMware Consultant
6 2 (8.70%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Messaging Support Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Virtualisation Specialist
7 1 (4.35%) VMware Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
1 1 (4.35%) Ajax
1 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.35%) CSS
1 1 (4.35%) HTML
1 1 (4.35%) jQuery
1 1 (4.35%) LLBLGen Pro
1 1 (4.35%) WCF
1 1 (4.35%) Web Services
1 1 (4.35%) XML
1 1 (4.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) PKI
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.35%) Clustering
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.35%) Cyber Attack
2 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.35%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.35%) Public Cloud
2 1 (4.35%) Replication
2 1 (4.35%) User Experience
2 1 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (4.35%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 16 (69.57%) Windows
2 13 (56.52%) Windows Server
3 12 (52.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (47.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) ITIL
2 7 (30.43%) Service Delivery
3 5 (21.74%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 4 (17.39%) IT Strategy
5 2 (8.70%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (8.70%) Presales
6 1 (4.35%) Analytics
6 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
6 1 (4.35%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.35%) ERP
6 1 (4.35%) Forensic Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) High Availability
6 1 (4.35%) ITSM
6 1 (4.35%) Process Improvement
6 1 (4.35%) SDLC
6 1 (4.35%) Software Distribution
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) Web Analytics
6 1 (4.35%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.70%) SQL
3 1 (4.35%) C
3 1 (4.35%) C#
3 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.35%) VB
3 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
3 1 (4.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (56.52%) MCSE
2 6 (26.09%) MCSA
3 5 (21.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (17.39%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (13.04%) CCA
5 3 (13.04%) MCITP
6 1 (4.35%) CISSP
6 1 (4.35%) Degree
6 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (4.35%) MCP
6 1 (4.35%) MCT
6 1 (4.35%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (52.17%) Active Directory
2 10 (43.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (26.09%) Hyper-V
4 5 (21.74%) vSphere
5 4 (17.39%) XenApp
6 1 (4.35%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 9 (39.13%) SCCM
2 4 (17.39%) SCOM
3 1 (4.35%) AirWatch
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (4.35%) MOM
Vendors
1 17 (73.91%) Microsoft
1 17 (73.91%) VMware
2 4 (17.39%) Citrix
3 3 (13.04%) Dell
4 2 (8.70%) HP
4 2 (8.70%) MobileIron
5 1 (4.35%) Adobe
5 1 (4.35%) Apple
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco
5 1 (4.35%) CommVault
5 1 (4.35%) Draytek
5 1 (4.35%) JD Edwards
5 1 (4.35%) Mitel
5 1 (4.35%) Nintex
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle
5 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds
5 1 (4.35%) Sophos
5 1 (4.35%) Symantec
5 1 (4.35%) Telerik
5 1 (4.35%) Veeam
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