Microsoft Certification Jobs in Scotland

Microsoft Certification
UK > Scotland

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 26 February 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
26 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 203 201 205
Rank change year-on-year -2 +4 -52
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 42 33 34
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 0.89% 0.68% 0.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.09% 2.65% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 36 27 10
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,550 £40,600
25th Percentile £46,750 £31,250 £44,813
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £42,500 £48,000
Median % change year-on-year +35.29% -11.46% -4.00%
75th Percentile £61,250 £57,931 £58,438
90th Percentile £65,190 £67,500 £66,375
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year - - +5.56%

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Scotland

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 Scotland with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,026 1,245 1,430
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 21.63% 25.77% 26.15%
Number of salaries quoted 489 397 470
10th Percentile £26,660 £31,250 £25,500
25th Percentile £32,500 £40,000 £32,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £46,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% +19.57% +1.10%
75th Percentile £62,500 £70,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £77,922 £77,715 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% -

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Scotland

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in Scotland

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Scotland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Scotland over the 6 months to 26 February 2024.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Scotland

Microsoft Certification
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 26 February 2024. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Edinburgh +37 14 £57,500 +58.62% 4
Glasgow -60 14 £48,500 +14.12% 6
Aberdeen - 7 £57,500 - 2
Dumfries and Galloway - 3 £57,500 - 1
Dundee - 2 £57,500 -
Dunbartonshire - 1 £37,048 -
South Ayrshire - 1 £57,500 -
Microsoft Certification
UK

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Exchange
1 6 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 32 (76.19%) Azure
2 17 (40.48%) Power Platform
3 10 (23.81%) Microsoft 365
4 7 (16.67%) Entra ID
5 5 (11.90%) WhatsApp
6 1 (2.38%) Azure Sentinel
6 1 (2.38%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.19%) Broadband
2 5 (11.90%) Remote Desktop
3 4 (9.52%) DHCP
3 4 (9.52%) DNS
3 4 (9.52%) NetScaler
4 2 (4.76%) VPN
4 2 (4.76%) Wireless
5 1 (2.38%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (2.38%) Firewall
5 1 (2.38%) Intranet
5 1 (2.38%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (2.38%) LAN
5 1 (2.38%) SAN
5 1 (2.38%) VoIP
5 1 (2.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 15 (35.71%) Power BI
3 10 (23.81%) Azure SQL Database
4 5 (11.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (11.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (11.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MSI
General
1 24 (57.14%) Social Skills
2 5 (11.90%) Public Sector
3 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.76%) Documentation Skills
4 2 (4.76%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 2 (4.76%) Legal
5 1 (2.38%) Finance
5 1 (2.38%) Organisational Skills
5 1 (2.38%) Police
5 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (35.71%) DBA
1 15 (35.71%) SQL DBA
2 10 (23.81%) Support Engineer
3 9 (21.43%) Senior
4 5 (11.90%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 5 (11.90%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (11.90%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Administrator
4 5 (11.90%) Applications Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Applications Support
4 5 (11.90%) Applications Support Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Developer
5 4 (9.52%) ICT Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (7.14%) ICT Support
6 3 (7.14%) ICT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) .NET
1 4 (9.52%) AngularJS
1 4 (9.52%) React
2 3 (7.14%) .NET Core
2 3 (7.14%) .NET Framework
2 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET
2 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (7.14%) CSS
2 3 (7.14%) Entity Framework
2 3 (7.14%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Onboarding
1 4 (9.52%) Public Cloud
2 3 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.38%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (2.38%) CCTV
4 1 (2.38%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.38%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.81%) VMS
2 7 (16.67%) Windows
3 4 (9.52%) Windows Server
4 3 (7.14%) Linux
4 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2016
5 2 (4.76%) CentOS
5 2 (4.76%) Debian
5 2 (4.76%) Windows 10
5 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (28.57%) Customer Service
3 11 (26.19%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (23.81%) Collaborative Working
4 10 (23.81%) High Availability
4 10 (23.81%) Performance Tuning
4 10 (23.81%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (16.67%) Client Onboarding
6 5 (11.90%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (11.90%) Incident Management
6 5 (11.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 5 (11.90%) ITIL
6 5 (11.90%) Migration
6 5 (11.90%) Mobile Device Management
6 5 (11.90%) Proactive Maintenance
6 5 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (7.14%) MVC
7 3 (7.14%) Operations Management
7 3 (7.14%) Software Engineering
7 3 (7.14%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (38.10%) SQL
2 10 (23.81%) T-SQL
3 4 (9.52%) C#
3 4 (9.52%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.38%) Swift
4 1 (2.38%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 15 (35.71%) MCSE
2 11 (26.19%) Degree
3 6 (14.29%) A+ Certification
4 5 (11.90%) Azure Certification
4 5 (11.90%) DBS Check
4 5 (11.90%) MCDST
5 4 (9.52%) MCSA
5 4 (9.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (7.14%) MCITP
7 2 (4.76%) CCNA
7 2 (4.76%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (4.76%) RHCT
7 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.38%) CCIE
8 1 (2.38%) CCNP
8 1 (2.38%) CEH
8 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (2.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (2.38%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 13 (30.95%) Active Directory
2 10 (23.81%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (9.52%) XenDesktop
5 2 (4.76%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.76%) KVM
6 1 (2.38%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (2.38%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (2.38%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (9.52%) vCenter Server
3 1 (2.38%) SCCM
3 1 (2.38%) WMI
Vendors
1 34 (80.95%) Microsoft
2 8 (19.05%) VMware
3 7 (16.67%) Citrix
4 4 (9.52%) Nimble Storage
4 4 (9.52%) Veeam
5 2 (4.76%) Cisco
5 2 (4.76%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.38%) Commvault
6 1 (2.38%) ConnectWise
6 1 (2.38%) Dell
6 1 (2.38%) Palo Alto
6 1 (2.38%) Rapid7
6 1 (2.38%) Sophos