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 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 32 42 32
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 10 12 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 3.02% 2.61% 6.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.29% 11.88% 25.89%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 18
Average salary £22,000 £31,813 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.84% -29.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,050 £30,350
10% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £52,250 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -7.50%
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
70 101 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 21.15% 22.00% 24.24%
Number of salaries quoted 49 87 84
Average salary £44,250 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,700 £26,925 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 August 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Liverpool

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 23 (62.16%) Microsoft
2 21 (56.76%) MCSE
3 19 (51.35%) VMware
3 19 (51.35%) Windows
4 15 (40.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (37.84%) Windows 7
6 13 (35.14%) SQL
7 12 (32.43%) MCSA
7 12 (32.43%) MS Exchange
8 11 (29.73%) Exchange Server 2010
9 10 (27.03%) Legal
9 10 (27.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 10 (27.03%) MS Excel
9 10 (27.03%) T-SQL
9 10 (27.03%) Windows 8
10 9 (24.32%) CCNA
10 9 (24.32%) Citrix Certification
10 9 (24.32%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (24.32%) Citrix
10 9 (24.32%) SQL Server
10 9 (24.32%) Replication
10 9 (24.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (21.62%) MCITP
11 8 (21.62%) COM
11 8 (21.62%) ITIL
11 8 (21.62%) Cisco
11 8 (21.62%) EMC
11 8 (21.62%) EMC Certification
11 8 (21.62%) Data Centre
12 7 (18.92%) SQL Server 2005

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 12 (32.43%) MS Exchange
2 11 (29.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (16.22%) SharePoint
4 4 (10.81%) IIS
5 3 (8.11%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (8.11%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (5.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (2.70%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (2.70%) CMS
7 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 10 (27.03%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) DNS
2 4 (10.81%) TCP/IP
3 3 (8.11%) DHCP
4 2 (5.41%) SAN
5 1 (2.70%) Internet
5 1 (2.70%) VLAN
5 1 (2.70%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (24.32%) SQL Server
1 9 (24.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (18.92%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database
4 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (8.11%) Oracle9i Database
4 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 10 (27.03%) Legal
2 2 (5.41%) Advertising
2 2 (5.41%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (56.76%) Administrator
2 10 (27.03%) Systems Administrator
2 10 (27.03%) Windows Administrator
2 10 (27.03%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 9 (24.32%) DBA
4 8 (21.62%) IT Consultant
4 8 (21.62%) Senior Consultant
4 8 (21.62%) Consultant
4 8 (21.62%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
4 8 (21.62%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 6 (16.22%) SQL DBA
6 3 (8.11%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Desktop Support
7 2 (5.41%) Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) SharePoint Administrator
8 1 (2.70%) Junior Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.62%) COM
2 4 (10.81%) .NET
3 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.41%) HTML
3 2 (5.41%) CSS
4 1 (2.70%) Ajax
4 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.70%) WCF
4 1 (2.70%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) Replication
2 8 (21.62%) Data Centre
3 4 (10.81%) Clustering
4 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.41%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 19 (51.35%) Windows
2 15 (40.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (37.84%) Windows 7
4 10 (27.03%) Windows 8
5 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.70%) UNIX
6 1 (2.70%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) ITIL
2 4 (10.81%) Service Management
2 4 (10.81%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (10.81%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (10.81%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (8.11%) Database Mirroring
3 3 (8.11%) Time Management
4 2 (5.41%) Validation
4 2 (5.41%) Incident Management
4 2 (5.41%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.41%) Security Testing
5 1 (2.70%) Database Security
5 1 (2.70%) ITSM
5 1 (2.70%) MVC
5 1 (2.70%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (2.70%) OO
5 1 (2.70%) CRM
5 1 (2.70%) Project Management
5 1 (2.70%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (35.14%) SQL
2 10 (27.03%) T-SQL
3 4 (10.81%) C#
4 3 (8.11%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 21 (56.76%) MCSE
2 12 (32.43%) MCSA
3 10 (27.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 9 (24.32%) CCNA
4 9 (24.32%) Citrix Certification
4 9 (24.32%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (21.62%) EMC Certification
5 8 (21.62%) MCITP
6 6 (16.22%) MCTS
7 3 (8.11%) OCP
7 3 (8.11%) Oracle Certification
7 3 (8.11%) MCP
8 2 (5.41%) MCDST
8 2 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (2.70%) CCA
9 1 (2.70%) Degree
9 1 (2.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (2.70%) MCAD
9 1 (2.70%) MCSD
9 1 (2.70%) MCDBA
System Software
1 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.70%) ISA Server
2 1 (2.70%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.70%) vSphere
2 1 (2.70%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) MOM
Vendors
1 23 (62.16%) Microsoft
2 19 (51.35%) VMware
3 9 (24.32%) Citrix
4 8 (21.62%) Cisco
4 8 (21.62%) EMC
5 3 (8.11%) Oracle
6 2 (5.41%) HP
7 1 (2.70%) Dell
7 1 (2.70%) Novell
7 1 (2.70%) Sun
7 1 (2.70%) AppSense
7 1 (2.70%) Google
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