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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 49 37 53
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +16
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 19 16 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 3.28% 4.42% 3.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.67% 15.38% 9.30%
Number of salaries quoted 13 12 14
Average salary £33,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,850 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £37,500 £46,750
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +4.16%
Qualifications Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
139 104 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 23.97% 28.73% 34.82%
Number of salaries quoted 110 90 128
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,052 £67,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 18 April 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Liverpool

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (75.00%) Windows
2 27 (67.50%) MS Excel
3 25 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 21 (52.50%) MCITP
5 20 (50.00%) MCSE
6 19 (47.50%) ITIL
7 17 (42.50%) Active Directory
8 15 (37.50%) Citrix
8 15 (37.50%) MCP
8 15 (37.50%) VMware
8 15 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
9 14 (35.00%) XenApp
9 14 (35.00%) XenServer
9 14 (35.00%) XenDesktop
10 13 (32.50%) MCSA
11 11 (27.50%) SCCM
11 11 (27.50%) Hyper-V
12 10 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
12 10 (25.00%) HP
12 10 (25.00%) CCNA
12 10 (25.00%) Cisco
12 10 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
13 8 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 8 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
13 8 (20.00%) Wireless
13 8 (20.00%) Dell
13 8 (20.00%) IIS
13 8 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
13 8 (20.00%) Windows 7
13 8 (20.00%) vSphere

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 8 (20.00%) IIS
2 3 (7.50%) Lync
2 3 (7.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.50%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.50%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (2.50%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.50%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 27 (67.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.50%) MS Office
3 2 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (5.00%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Office 365
2 1 (2.50%) SaaS
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
1 8 (20.00%) Wireless
2 7 (17.50%) DNS
3 6 (15.00%) Firewall
4 4 (10.00%) DHCP
4 4 (10.00%) IP Telephony
4 4 (10.00%) NetScaler
4 4 (10.00%) Unified Communications
5 3 (7.50%) IPsec
5 3 (7.50%) TCP/IP
5 3 (7.50%) VPN
5 3 (7.50%) Kerberos
5 3 (7.50%) SMTP
6 2 (5.00%) LDAP
6 2 (5.00%) WLAN
6 2 (5.00%) WAN
6 2 (5.00%) SNMP
6 2 (5.00%) LAN
6 2 (5.00%) Intranet
6 2 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.50%) MS Access
General
1 2 (5.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 9 (22.50%) Desktop Support
2 9 (22.50%) Consultant
2 9 (22.50%) Support Engineer
2 9 (22.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 9 (22.50%) Desktop Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 4 (10.00%) IT Support
5 3 (7.50%) VMware Consultant
5 3 (7.50%) IT Support Technician
5 3 (7.50%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (7.50%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (7.50%) Support Technician
6 2 (5.00%) Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Administrator
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (5.00%) Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) Web Services
2 2 (5.00%) .NET
3 1 (2.50%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Firmware
2 3 (7.50%) PKI
2 3 (7.50%) Clustering
2 3 (7.50%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.00%) Replication
3 2 (5.00%) Statistics
3 2 (5.00%) Celerra
3 2 (5.00%) EqualLogic
4 1 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.50%) CLARiiON
4 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 30 (75.00%) Windows
2 8 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (12.50%) Windows XP
6 3 (7.50%) Android
7 2 (5.00%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.50%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (47.50%) ITIL
2 8 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 4 (10.00%) Process Management
5 3 (7.50%) Load Balancing
5 3 (7.50%) Incident Management
5 3 (7.50%) Service Management
5 3 (7.50%) Migration
5 3 (7.50%) ITSM
5 3 (7.50%) Project Management
5 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.00%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (5.00%) Server Monitoring
6 2 (5.00%) Change Control
7 1 (2.50%) High Availability
7 1 (2.50%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (2.50%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.50%) SQL
2 2 (5.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.50%) C
3 1 (2.50%) VBA
3 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (52.50%) MCITP
2 20 (50.00%) MCSE
3 15 (37.50%) MCP
4 13 (32.50%) MCSA
5 10 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
5 10 (25.00%) CCNA
5 10 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (17.50%) CCEE
7 7 (17.50%) CCIA
7 7 (17.50%) MCDST
8 4 (10.00%) CCEA
8 4 (10.00%) MCTS
8 4 (10.00%) VCAP
9 3 (7.50%) CCAA
9 3 (7.50%) NCIE
9 3 (7.50%) CCA
10 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (5.00%) Check Point Certification
10 2 (5.00%) HP AIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (42.50%) Active Directory
2 15 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (35.00%) XenApp
3 14 (35.00%) XenServer
3 14 (35.00%) XenDesktop
4 11 (27.50%) Hyper-V
5 8 (20.00%) vSphere
6 4 (10.00%) VMware ESX
7 3 (7.50%) NFS
8 1 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (27.50%) SCCM
2 4 (10.00%) SCOM
3 2 (5.00%) HP SIM
4 1 (2.50%) SCDPM
4 1 (2.50%) SCVMM
4 1 (2.50%) MOM
Vendors
1 25 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 15 (37.50%) Citrix
2 15 (37.50%) VMware
3 10 (25.00%) HP
3 10 (25.00%) Cisco
4 8 (20.00%) Dell
5 7 (17.50%) LANDesk
6 6 (15.00%) IBM
7 4 (10.00%) NetApp
7 4 (10.00%) EMC
7 4 (10.00%) Facebook
7 4 (10.00%) Twitter
8 3 (7.50%) Veeam
9 2 (5.00%) CheckPoint
10 1 (2.50%) 3PAR
10 1 (2.50%) DataCore
10 1 (2.50%) FalconStor
10 1 (2.50%) Blue Coat
10 1 (2.50%) PlateSpin
10 1 (2.50%) AppSense
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