The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 26 51 42
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 27 15 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 6.75% 2.77% 3.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 23.08% 12.50% 13.48%
Number of salaries quoted 21 12 11
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.70% -1.33%
Microsoft Certification
Merseyside

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Liverpool region.

Qualifications Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
117 120 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 29.25% 22.18% 23.24%
Number of salaries quoted 69 96 73
Average salary £32,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.88% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 May 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Liverpool

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 40 (78.43%) Microsoft
2 32 (62.75%) SQL
3 30 (58.82%) Windows
4 25 (49.02%) T-SQL
5 24 (47.06%) SQL Server
6 18 (35.29%) MCSE
6 18 (35.29%) SharePoint
7 17 (33.33%) IIS
7 17 (33.33%) VMware
8 16 (31.37%) MCP
9 15 (29.41%) .NET
9 15 (29.41%) MCTS
10 14 (27.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 14 (27.45%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (27.45%) C#
10 14 (27.45%) MS Exchange
10 14 (27.45%) Replication
11 13 (25.49%) HTML
11 13 (25.49%) JavaScript
11 13 (25.49%) ASP.NET
11 13 (25.49%) CSS
12 12 (23.53%) MCITP
12 12 (23.53%) .NET Framework
12 12 (23.53%) SharePoint 2010
12 12 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
12 12 (23.53%) SharePoint 2013
13 11 (21.57%) Office 365
13 11 (21.57%) SQL Server 2012
13 11 (21.57%) Windows 7
13 11 (21.57%) Microsoft Azure

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 18 (35.29%) SharePoint
2 17 (33.33%) IIS
3 14 (27.45%) MS Exchange
4 12 (23.53%) SharePoint 2010
4 12 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (23.53%) SharePoint 2013
5 11 (21.57%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (3.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.96%) Umbraco
8 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.96%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.96%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (9.80%) MS Excel
1 5 (9.80%) MS Office
2 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (21.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.96%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 11 (21.57%) Office 365
1 11 (21.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (19.61%) DNS
2 7 (13.73%) DHCP
3 6 (11.76%) TCP/IP
4 5 (9.80%) SAN
5 4 (7.84%) FTP
6 3 (5.88%) Firewall
7 2 (3.92%) WEP
7 2 (3.92%) WPA
7 2 (3.92%) SMTP
7 2 (3.92%) ADSL
7 2 (3.92%) ISDN
7 2 (3.92%) PSTN
7 2 (3.92%) Ethernet
7 2 (3.92%) VPN
8 1 (1.96%) Wireshark
8 1 (1.96%) VLAN
8 1 (1.96%) SSH
8 1 (1.96%) SSL
8 1 (1.96%) Internet
8 1 (1.96%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 14 (27.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (21.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (21.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (21.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database
4 3 (5.88%) Oracle9i Database
4 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (3.92%) MySQL
6 1 (1.96%) MS Access
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) WinDbg
1 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (13.73%) Finance
1 7 (13.73%) Legal
2 1 (1.96%) Banking
2 1 (1.96%) Advertising
2 1 (1.96%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (43.14%) Administrator
2 14 (27.45%) DBA
3 13 (25.49%) Developer
4 11 (21.57%) SharePoint Developer
4 11 (21.57%) SQL DBA
5 7 (13.73%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (13.73%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 7 (13.73%) Windows Administrator
6 4 (7.84%) Desktop Support
6 4 (7.84%) IT Consultant
6 4 (7.84%) Senior Consultant
6 4 (7.84%) Consultant
6 4 (7.84%) Support Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 4 (7.84%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
7 2 (3.92%) .NET Developer
7 2 (3.92%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (29.41%) .NET
2 13 (25.49%) HTML
2 13 (25.49%) ASP.NET
2 13 (25.49%) CSS
3 12 (23.53%) .NET Framework
4 11 (21.57%) WCF
4 11 (21.57%) Ajax
5 6 (11.76%) COM
6 1 (1.96%) HTML5
6 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (1.96%) WSDL
6 1 (1.96%) ODBC
6 1 (1.96%) J2EE
6 1 (1.96%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (1.96%) OLE DB
Miscellaneous
1 14 (27.45%) Replication
2 9 (17.65%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.88%) Clustering
4 2 (3.92%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.96%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 30 (58.82%) Windows
2 14 (27.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (21.57%) Windows 7
4 9 (17.65%) Windows 8
5 6 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.92%) UNIX
6 2 (3.92%) Windows XP
6 2 (3.92%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.96%) NetWare
7 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.57%) OOA/OOD
1 11 (21.57%) OO
1 11 (21.57%) ITIL
1 11 (21.57%) CRM
1 11 (21.57%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (7.84%) Service Management
2 4 (7.84%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (7.84%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (5.88%) Database Mirroring
3 3 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (3.92%) Service Delivery
4 2 (3.92%) Time Management
5 1 (1.96%) Computer Security
5 1 (1.96%) Security Testing
5 1 (1.96%) Incident Management
5 1 (1.96%) Open Source
5 1 (1.96%) Database Security
5 1 (1.96%) Mentoring
5 1 (1.96%) Project Management
5 1 (1.96%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 32 (62.75%) SQL
2 25 (49.02%) T-SQL
3 14 (27.45%) C#
4 13 (25.49%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.88%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.96%) PHP
6 1 (1.96%) Java
6 1 (1.96%) VBScript
6 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (35.29%) MCSE
2 16 (31.37%) MCP
3 15 (29.41%) MCTS
4 12 (23.53%) MCITP
5 11 (21.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 11 (21.57%) MCAD
5 11 (21.57%) MCSD
6 9 (17.65%) CCNA
6 9 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (15.69%) Citrix Certification
8 7 (13.73%) MCSA
9 4 (7.84%) EMC Certification
9 4 (7.84%) CCA
10 3 (5.88%) OCP
10 3 (5.88%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (3.92%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (3.92%) MCDST
12 1 (1.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (1.96%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 11 (21.57%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.84%) vSphere
2 4 (7.84%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.96%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (1.96%) ISA Server
3 1 (1.96%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) MOM
Vendors
1 40 (78.43%) Microsoft
2 17 (33.33%) VMware
3 5 (9.80%) Citrix
4 4 (7.84%) Oracle
4 4 (7.84%) EMC
4 4 (7.84%) Cisco
5 2 (3.92%) Apple
6 1 (1.96%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.96%) Google
6 1 (1.96%) Unisys
6 1 (1.96%) HP
6 1 (1.96%) Dell
6 1 (1.96%) Sun
6 1 (1.96%) IBM
6 1 (1.96%) Novell
6 1 (1.96%) Alias
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