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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 44 35 45
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 16 21 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 3.68% 5.21% 4.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.82% 18.92% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 6 21 14
Average salary £35,250 £40,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.96% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £28,450
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £52,500 £50,000
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
85 111 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 19.54% 27.54% 18.44%
Number of salaries quoted 52 93 75
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £58,052 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 8 February 2016.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Liverpool

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 24 (88.89%) Citrix
2 22 (81.48%) Microsoft
2 22 (81.48%) Windows
3 19 (70.37%) ITIL
4 17 (62.96%) Active Directory
5 14 (51.85%) Degree
6 13 (48.15%) Banking
6 13 (48.15%) HP
6 13 (48.15%) Citrix Certification
6 13 (48.15%) Finance
7 12 (44.44%) SQL
7 12 (44.44%) Windows 7
7 12 (44.44%) Windows Server
8 11 (40.74%) iPad
8 11 (40.74%) Blackberry
9 10 (37.04%) MS Exchange
10 9 (33.33%) MCSA
10 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
10 9 (33.33%) ITIL V3
11 8 (29.63%) Exchange Server 2010
11 8 (29.63%) MS Excel
11 8 (29.63%) MS Office
11 8 (29.63%) VPN
11 8 (29.63%) SLA
12 7 (25.93%) Service Management
12 7 (25.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 7 (25.93%) Remedy
12 7 (25.93%) Intel Security
12 7 (25.93%) Norton AntiVirus

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 10 (37.04%) MS Exchange
2 9 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (29.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (25.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (14.81%) IIS
6 2 (7.41%) Confluence
7 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (29.63%) MS Excel
1 8 (29.63%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) IaaS
1 2 (7.41%) PaaS
2 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (29.63%) VPN
2 4 (14.81%) SAN
3 2 (7.41%) DHCP
3 2 (7.41%) DNS
3 2 (7.41%) Firewall
3 2 (7.41%) IP Telephony
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (3.70%) DSL
4 1 (3.70%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (3.70%) iSCSI
4 1 (3.70%) LAN
4 1 (3.70%) MPLS
4 1 (3.70%) NetScaler
4 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.70%) VPLS
4 1 (3.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) JIRA
General
1 13 (48.15%) Banking
1 13 (48.15%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Investment Banking
3 3 (11.11%) Law
4 1 (3.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Service Desk Support
2 8 (29.63%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
2 8 (29.63%) Analyst
2 8 (29.63%) Service Analyst
2 8 (29.63%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (25.93%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (25.93%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 7 (25.93%) Banking Analyst
3 7 (25.93%) Senior Analyst
3 7 (25.93%) Senior IT Support
3 7 (25.93%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (25.93%) Senior Support Analyst
3 7 (25.93%) Service Desk Support Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Help Desk Support
4 4 (14.81%) IT Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Platform Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Project Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Desktop Support
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) Web Services
2 1 (3.70%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 1 (3.70%) CSS
2 1 (3.70%) HTML
2 1 (3.70%) jQuery
2 1 (3.70%) LINQ
2 1 (3.70%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (40.74%) Blackberry
1 11 (40.74%) iPad
2 7 (25.93%) iPhone
2 7 (25.93%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (18.52%) Data Centre
4 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (7.41%) Replication
4 2 (7.41%) Wiki
5 1 (3.70%) HP StoreVirtual
5 1 (3.70%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 22 (81.48%) Windows
2 12 (44.44%) Windows 7
2 12 (44.44%) Windows Server
3 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (25.93%) Windows 8
5 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (70.37%) ITIL
2 9 (33.33%) ITIL V3
3 7 (25.93%) Service Management
3 7 (25.93%) Wealth Management
4 4 (14.81%) Change Control
4 4 (14.81%) Incident Management
4 4 (14.81%) Mentoring
4 4 (14.81%) Problem Management
4 4 (14.81%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 3 (11.11%) Project Management
6 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (7.41%) Change Management
6 2 (7.41%) Converged Infrastructure
6 2 (7.41%) Line Management
6 2 (7.41%) Logistics
6 2 (7.41%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (7.41%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) SQL
2 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (51.85%) Degree
2 13 (48.15%) Citrix Certification
3 9 (33.33%) MCSA
4 7 (25.93%) MCDST
5 6 (22.22%) CCNA
5 6 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (14.81%) CCA
7 3 (11.11%) MCITP
7 3 (11.11%) MCSE
8 2 (7.41%) CNA
8 2 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (7.41%) MCP
8 2 (7.41%) Novell Certification
9 1 (3.70%) MCPD
9 1 (3.70%) MCSD
9 1 (3.70%) MCTS
9 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certified Architect
9 1 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (29.63%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (62.96%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.81%) XenApp
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (3.70%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.70%) vSphere
4 1 (3.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (25.93%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (7.41%) EdgeSight
2 2 (7.41%) Nagios
2 2 (7.41%) SCOM
2 2 (7.41%) SCOrch
3 1 (3.70%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 24 (88.89%) Citrix
2 22 (81.48%) Microsoft
3 13 (48.15%) HP
4 7 (25.93%) Intel Security
4 7 (25.93%) Remedy
4 7 (25.93%) Symantec
5 6 (22.22%) AppSense
6 4 (14.81%) VMware
7 3 (11.11%) EMC
8 2 (7.41%) Avaya
9 1 (3.70%) Cisco
9 1 (3.70%) Dell
9 1 (3.70%) Fortinet
9 1 (3.70%) SonicWALL
9 1 (3.70%) Veeam