The first table below looks at the demand for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Liverpool region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 47 38 31
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 15 28 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 2.84% 5.82% 6.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.85% 23.53% 21.52%
Number of salaries quoted 15 20 32
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -7.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,450 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
Qualifications Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
101 119 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 19.13% 24.74% 29.76%
Number of salaries quoted 90 90 150
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,150 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Microsoft Certification
Merseyside

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Liverpool

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Liverpool

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool region citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Certification.

1 30 (83.33%) Windows
2 27 (75.00%) MS Excel
3 26 (72.22%) Active Directory
4 25 (69.44%) Microsoft
5 22 (61.11%) MCITP
6 20 (55.56%) ITIL
7 15 (41.67%) Citrix
7 15 (41.67%) MCSE
8 13 (36.11%) Dell
8 13 (36.11%) MCP
8 13 (36.11%) .NET
8 13 (36.11%) SCCM
9 12 (33.33%) VB.NET
9 12 (33.33%) HP
10 11 (30.56%) Kerberos
10 11 (30.56%) NFS
10 11 (30.56%) DNS
10 11 (30.56%) IPsec
10 11 (30.56%) Firewall
10 11 (30.56%) XenApp
10 11 (30.56%) PKI
10 11 (30.56%) XenDesktop
11 10 (27.78%) HP SIM
11 10 (27.78%) Hyper-V
11 10 (27.78%) PowerShell
11 10 (27.78%) Server Monitoring
11 10 (27.78%) MCDST
11 10 (27.78%) LDAP
11 10 (27.78%) IBM
11 10 (27.78%) TCP/IP

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool region citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (19.44%) IIS
2 4 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (8.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (5.56%) Lync
4 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.78%) Umbraco
5 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 27 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (30.56%) Kerberos
1 11 (30.56%) Firewall
1 11 (30.56%) IPsec
1 11 (30.56%) DNS
2 10 (27.78%) TCP/IP
2 10 (27.78%) LDAP
3 4 (11.11%) IP Telephony
4 3 (8.33%) SAN
4 3 (8.33%) Unified Communications
5 2 (5.56%) NAS
6 1 (2.78%) VLAN
6 1 (2.78%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) MS Access
2 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.78%) Ingres
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.78%) Subversion
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (8.33%) Finance
1 3 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Desktop Support
2 9 (25.00%) Technical Support
3 7 (19.44%) Support Engineer
3 7 (19.44%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 7 (19.44%) Desktop Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (8.33%) IT Support Technician
5 3 (8.33%) Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Support Technician
5 3 (8.33%) IT Support
6 2 (5.56%) Desktop Team Leader
6 2 (5.56%) Virtualisation Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Desktop Support Team Leader
6 2 (5.56%) Programmer
6 2 (5.56%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (5.56%) Team Leader
6 2 (5.56%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (36.11%) .NET
2 8 (22.22%) Web Services
3 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 3 (8.33%) CSS
3 3 (8.33%) HTML
4 1 (2.78%) SOAP
4 1 (2.78%) Classic ASP
4 1 (2.78%) XML
4 1 (2.78%) XSLT
4 1 (2.78%) LINQ
4 1 (2.78%) jQuery
4 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (30.56%) PKI
2 6 (16.67%) Blackberry
3 4 (11.11%) Firmware
4 2 (5.56%) Replication
4 2 (5.56%) Celerra
4 2 (5.56%) EqualLogic
5 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.78%) CLARiiON
5 1 (2.78%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 30 (83.33%) Windows
2 6 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (11.11%) Android
5 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (8.33%) Windows XP
6 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.78%) Solaris
7 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.78%) Windows Phone 8
7 1 (2.78%) Windows Phone
7 1 (2.78%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (55.56%) ITIL
2 10 (27.78%) Server Monitoring
3 4 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 4 (11.11%) Process Management
3 4 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (8.33%) ITSM
4 3 (8.33%) Project Management
4 3 (8.33%) Service Management
4 3 (8.33%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (5.56%) Problem Management
5 2 (5.56%) Migration
5 2 (5.56%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (5.56%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.78%) Data Management
6 1 (2.78%) TOGAF
6 1 (2.78%) Data Analysis
6 1 (2.78%) MOF
6 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.78%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 12 (33.33%) VB.NET
2 10 (27.78%) PowerShell
3 7 (19.44%) SQL
4 2 (5.56%) T-SQL
4 2 (5.56%) C#
4 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.78%) PHP
5 1 (2.78%) VB
5 1 (2.78%) VBA
5 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.78%) AWK
5 1 (2.78%) VB6
5 1 (2.78%) Korn
5 1 (2.78%) XPath
5 1 (2.78%) Bourne shell
5 1 (2.78%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (61.11%) MCITP
2 15 (41.67%) MCSE
3 13 (36.11%) MCP
4 10 (27.78%) MCDST
5 8 (22.22%) Citrix Certification
5 8 (22.22%) MCSA
6 7 (19.44%) Degree
7 5 (13.89%) MCTS
8 3 (8.33%) NCIE
8 3 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (5.56%) HP MASE
9 2 (5.56%) VCDX
9 2 (5.56%) NCDA
9 2 (5.56%) VCAP
9 2 (5.56%) CCEE
9 2 (5.56%) CCIA
9 2 (5.56%) HP AIS
9 2 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (2.78%) CCA
10 1 (2.78%) MCSD
System Software
1 26 (72.22%) Active Directory
2 11 (30.56%) NFS
2 11 (30.56%) XenApp
2 11 (30.56%) XenDesktop
3 10 (27.78%) Hyper-V
4 9 (25.00%) XenServer
4 9 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (8.33%) vSphere
6 2 (5.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (36.11%) SCCM
2 10 (27.78%) HP SIM
3 3 (8.33%) SCOM
4 1 (2.78%) MOM
4 1 (2.78%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.78%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (69.44%) Microsoft
2 15 (41.67%) Citrix
3 13 (36.11%) Dell
4 12 (33.33%) HP
5 10 (27.78%) IBM
6 9 (25.00%) VMware
7 7 (19.44%) LANDesk
8 5 (13.89%) Cisco
9 4 (11.11%) Oracle
10 3 (8.33%) EMC
10 3 (8.33%) NetApp
10 3 (8.33%) Reuters
10 3 (8.33%) Bloomberg
10 3 (8.33%) Facebook
10 3 (8.33%) Twitter
11 2 (5.56%) Symantec
12 1 (2.78%) EPiServer
12 1 (2.78%) 3PAR
12 1 (2.78%) Telerik
12 1 (2.78%) CA
Speke, Liverpool
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £17,000 to £21,000 dependent on experience
Posted: 22 days ago