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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 34 48 36
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -12
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 19 19 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 5.01% 4.00% 5.97%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.27% 22.35% 19.69%
Number of salaries quoted 18 12 24
Average salary £49,500 £42,250 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.15% +19.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £27,150 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
104 85 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 27.44% 17.89% 30.31%
Number of salaries quoted 88 70 119
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,500 £57,500
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 29 January 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Liverpool

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 30 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 21 (70.00%) SQL
3 15 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 13 (43.33%) ASP.NET
4 13 (43.33%) CSS
4 13 (43.33%) T-SQL
4 13 (43.33%) .NET
4 13 (43.33%) C#
4 13 (43.33%) HTML
4 13 (43.33%) JavaScript
5 11 (36.67%) SharePoint
6 10 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 10 (33.33%) Windows
6 10 (33.33%) IIS
7 9 (30.00%) CRM
7 9 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (30.00%) Dynamics CRM
7 9 (30.00%) Office 365
8 7 (23.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (23.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (23.33%) Umbraco
8 7 (23.33%) EPiServer
8 7 (23.33%) MCTS
8 7 (23.33%) Visual Studio
8 7 (23.33%) PHP
8 7 (23.33%) MySQL
8 7 (23.33%) Replication
8 7 (23.33%) Tridion

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 11 (36.67%) SharePoint
2 10 (33.33%) IIS
3 7 (23.33%) Umbraco
4 6 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 6 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (13.33%) MS Exchange
6 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 10 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.67%) Photoshop
3 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (30.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (23.33%) Tridion
3 3 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (30.00%) Office 365
2 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) DNS
1 2 (6.67%) SAN
1 2 (6.67%) DHCP
1 2 (6.67%) FTP
2 1 (3.33%) VLAN
2 1 (3.33%) VPN
2 1 (3.33%) LAN
2 1 (3.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (23.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (23.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (23.33%) MySQL
4 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
1 5 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 3 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Developer
2 7 (23.33%) SQL DBA
2 7 (23.33%) DBA
2 7 (23.33%) Administrator
3 6 (20.00%) SharePoint Developer
4 5 (16.67%) .NET Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Consultant
6 3 (10.00%) Dynamics AX Consultant
6 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Consultant
6 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Help Desk Support
8 1 (3.33%) IT Support
8 1 (3.33%) Support Technician
8 1 (3.33%) Technical Consultant
8 1 (3.33%) IT Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (43.33%) ASP.NET
1 13 (43.33%) CSS
1 13 (43.33%) .NET
1 13 (43.33%) HTML
2 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (20.00%) WCF
3 6 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 6 (20.00%) Ajax
4 2 (6.67%) Flash
4 2 (6.67%) CSS3
4 2 (6.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Replication
2 1 (3.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 10 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) CRM
2 6 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
2 6 (20.00%) OO
2 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (10.00%) Customer Engagement
3 3 (10.00%) ERP
3 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (10.00%) Service Management
3 3 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
3 3 (10.00%) Project Management
3 3 (10.00%) PRINCE
4 2 (6.67%) MVC
4 2 (6.67%) ITIL
5 1 (3.33%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (70.00%) SQL
2 13 (43.33%) T-SQL
2 13 (43.33%) C#
2 13 (43.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (23.33%) PHP
4 5 (16.67%) VB.NET
5 2 (6.67%) VB
6 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) MCTS
2 6 (20.00%) MCP
2 6 (20.00%) MCAD
2 6 (20.00%) MCSD
3 5 (16.67%) MCITP
3 5 (16.67%) MCSE
4 3 (10.00%) ICAEW
4 3 (10.00%) CIPFA
4 3 (10.00%) CIMA
4 3 (10.00%) ACCA
5 2 (6.67%) CCNA
5 2 (6.67%) CCA
5 2 (6.67%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (6.67%) Degree
6 1 (3.33%) MCPD
6 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.67%) XenDesktop
3 2 (6.67%) vSphere
4 1 (3.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) WSUS
1 1 (3.33%) SCCM
1 1 (3.33%) SCOM
1 1 (3.33%) SCVMM
1 1 (3.33%) Backup Exec
1 1 (3.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (23.33%) EPiServer
3 2 (6.67%) VMware
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco
4 1 (3.33%) Symantec
4 1 (3.33%) Dell
4 1 (3.33%) Citrix
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