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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 31 46 32
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -14
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 17 12 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 4.55% 2.32% 6.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.53% 11.88% 25.62%
Number of salaries quoted 12 12 22
Average salary £22,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-51.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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
97 101 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 25.94% 19.54% 24.64%
Number of salaries quoted 63 89 92
Average salary £35,000 £48,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.08% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,200 £70,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 4 August 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Liverpool

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 4 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 30 (68.18%) Microsoft
2 24 (54.55%) Windows
3 23 (52.27%) MCSE
4 21 (47.73%) VMware
5 18 (40.91%) SQL
6 16 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (31.82%) Windows 7
7 14 (31.82%) T-SQL
7 14 (31.82%) SQL Server
7 14 (31.82%) MS Exchange
8 12 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
9 11 (25.00%) Windows 8
9 11 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 11 (25.00%) MCSA
10 10 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (22.73%) SharePoint
10 10 (22.73%) CCNA
10 10 (22.73%) Replication
10 10 (22.73%) Legal
10 10 (22.73%) MCITP
10 10 (22.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (22.73%) Data Centre
11 9 (20.45%) MCTS
11 9 (20.45%) Active Directory
11 9 (20.45%) Citrix
11 9 (20.45%) Citrix Certification
11 9 (20.45%) COM
11 9 (20.45%) MS Excel
11 9 (20.45%) IIS
12 8 (18.18%) ITIL

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 14 (31.82%) MS Exchange
2 12 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (22.73%) SharePoint
4 9 (20.45%) IIS
5 6 (13.64%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (13.64%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (4.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (2.27%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
8 1 (2.27%) CMS
8 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
8 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (20.45%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.36%) MS Office
3 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.91%) DNS
2 5 (11.36%) TCP/IP
3 4 (9.09%) DHCP
4 3 (6.82%) SAN
5 2 (4.55%) Internet
5 2 (4.55%) Firewall
6 1 (2.27%) WEP
6 1 (2.27%) WPA
6 1 (2.27%) SSH
6 1 (2.27%) VLAN
6 1 (2.27%) Wireshark
6 1 (2.27%) NAS
6 1 (2.27%) Telnet
6 1 (2.27%) SSL
6 1 (2.27%) Ethernet
6 1 (2.27%) FTP
6 1 (2.27%) VPN
6 1 (2.27%) ADSL
6 1 (2.27%) ISDN
6 1 (2.27%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 10 (22.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (15.91%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (11.36%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database
6 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (6.82%) Oracle9i Database
6 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (2.27%) MS Access
7 1 (2.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) WinDbg
General
1 10 (22.73%) Legal
2 4 (9.09%) Finance
3 2 (4.55%) Advertising
4 1 (2.27%) Publishing
4 1 (2.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (50.00%) Administrator
2 10 (22.73%) Systems Administrator
2 10 (22.73%) DBA
2 10 (22.73%) Windows Administrator
2 10 (22.73%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 8 (18.18%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
3 8 (18.18%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 8 (18.18%) IT Consultant
3 8 (18.18%) Senior Consultant
3 8 (18.18%) Consultant
4 7 (15.91%) SQL DBA
5 5 (11.36%) Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Support Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) SharePoint Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Desktop Support
7 3 (6.82%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Desktop Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) SharePoint Administrator
9 1 (2.27%) Junior Analyst
9 1 (2.27%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.45%) COM
2 8 (18.18%) .NET
3 5 (11.36%) HTML
3 5 (11.36%) ASP.NET
3 5 (11.36%) CSS
3 5 (11.36%) .NET Framework
4 4 (9.09%) WCF
4 4 (9.09%) Ajax
5 1 (2.27%) HTML5
5 1 (2.27%) ODBC
5 1 (2.27%) WSDL
5 1 (2.27%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (2.27%) OLE DB
5 1 (2.27%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) Replication
1 10 (22.73%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.09%) Clustering
3 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.55%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.27%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 24 (54.55%) Windows
2 16 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (31.82%) Windows 7
4 11 (25.00%) Windows 8
5 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (4.55%) UNIX
8 1 (2.27%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.27%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.27%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.18%) ITIL
2 4 (9.09%) OOA/OOD
2 4 (9.09%) OO
2 4 (9.09%) CRM
2 4 (9.09%) Service Management
2 4 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (6.82%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (6.82%) Time Management
3 3 (6.82%) Database Mirroring
4 2 (4.55%) Validation
4 2 (4.55%) Security Testing
4 2 (4.55%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.27%) ITSM
5 1 (2.27%) MVC
5 1 (2.27%) Project Management
5 1 (2.27%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.27%) Database Security
5 1 (2.27%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (40.91%) SQL
2 14 (31.82%) T-SQL
3 7 (15.91%) C#
4 5 (11.36%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.82%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.27%) Java
6 1 (2.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (52.27%) MCSE
2 11 (25.00%) MCSA
2 11 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 10 (22.73%) CCNA
3 10 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (22.73%) MCITP
4 9 (20.45%) Citrix Certification
4 9 (20.45%) MCTS
5 8 (18.18%) EMC Certification
5 8 (18.18%) MCP
6 4 (9.09%) MCAD
6 4 (9.09%) MCSD
7 3 (6.82%) OCP
7 3 (6.82%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (4.55%) MCDST
8 2 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (2.27%) CCA
9 1 (2.27%) A+ Certification
9 1 (2.27%) MCDBA
9 1 (2.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 9 (20.45%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.55%) vSphere
3 1 (2.27%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (2.27%) ISA Server
3 1 (2.27%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) MOM
Vendors
1 30 (68.18%) Microsoft
2 21 (47.73%) VMware
3 9 (20.45%) Citrix
4 8 (18.18%) EMC
4 8 (18.18%) Cisco
5 4 (9.09%) Oracle
6 1 (2.27%) Unisys
6 1 (2.27%) IBM
6 1 (2.27%) Sun
6 1 (2.27%) HP
6 1 (2.27%) Dell
6 1 (2.27%) Google
6 1 (2.27%) Novell
6 1 (2.27%) Apple
6 1 (2.27%) Alias
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