The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 38 47 36
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -11
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 19 21 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.89% 3.29% 5.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.48% 15.67% 22.00%
Number of salaries quoted 14 21 25
Average salary £22,000 £31,813 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.84% -29.30%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Microsoft Certification
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Merseyside region.

Qualifications Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
141 134 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 28.89% 20.97% 23.92%
Number of salaries quoted 86 113 115
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £55,000
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 Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Merseyside region.

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Merseyside

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Merseyside

Microsoft Certification
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +19 17 £22,000 -51.11% 6
Microsoft Certification
North West

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 33 (70.21%) Microsoft
2 26 (55.32%) MCSE
3 24 (51.06%) Windows
3 24 (51.06%) VMware
4 18 (38.30%) SQL
5 17 (36.17%) SQL Server
5 17 (36.17%) MS Exchange
6 16 (34.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (31.91%) Exchange Server 2010
8 14 (29.79%) Windows 7
8 14 (29.79%) T-SQL
9 13 (27.66%) SharePoint
9 13 (27.66%) CCNA
9 13 (27.66%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (27.66%) Legal
10 12 (25.53%) Citrix
10 12 (25.53%) Active Directory
11 11 (23.40%) Cisco
11 11 (23.40%) MCSA
11 11 (23.40%) ITIL
11 11 (23.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 11 (23.40%) Windows 8
12 10 (21.28%) Data Centre
12 10 (21.28%) Replication
12 10 (21.28%) MCITP
12 10 (21.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 10 (21.28%) DNS
13 9 (19.15%) Citrix Certification
13 9 (19.15%) IIS
13 9 (19.15%) COM

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 17 (36.17%) MS Exchange
2 15 (31.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (27.66%) SharePoint
4 9 (19.15%) IIS
5 6 (12.77%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (12.77%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (8.51%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (4.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (2.13%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
8 1 (2.13%) CMS
8 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (19.15%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.64%) MS Office
3 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (8.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (21.28%) DNS
2 7 (14.89%) DHCP
3 6 (12.77%) SAN
4 5 (10.64%) Internet
4 5 (10.64%) TCP/IP
5 4 (8.51%) VPN
5 4 (8.51%) SSL
5 4 (8.51%) VLAN
6 3 (6.38%) H.323
6 3 (6.38%) IPsec
6 3 (6.38%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (6.38%) iSCSI
6 3 (6.38%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (6.38%) FCoE
6 3 (6.38%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (6.38%) Cisco ISE
6 3 (6.38%) HTTP
6 3 (6.38%) MPLS
6 3 (6.38%) DSL
6 3 (6.38%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (36.17%) SQL Server
2 10 (21.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (17.02%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (14.89%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database
6 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (6.38%) Oracle9i Database
6 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (2.13%) MS Access
7 1 (2.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) WinDbg
General
1 13 (27.66%) Legal
2 4 (8.51%) Finance
3 3 (6.38%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.26%) Advertising
5 1 (2.13%) Publishing
5 1 (2.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (46.81%) Administrator
2 10 (21.28%) Systems Administrator
2 10 (21.28%) DBA
2 10 (21.28%) Windows Administrator
2 10 (21.28%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 8 (17.02%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 8 (17.02%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
3 8 (17.02%) IT Consultant
3 8 (17.02%) Senior Consultant
3 8 (17.02%) Consultant
4 7 (14.89%) SQL DBA
5 5 (10.64%) Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) Support Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) SharePoint Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Desktop Support
7 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) SharePoint Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.15%) COM
2 8 (17.02%) .NET
3 5 (10.64%) HTML
3 5 (10.64%) ASP.NET
3 5 (10.64%) CSS
3 5 (10.64%) .NET Framework
4 4 (8.51%) WCF
4 4 (8.51%) Ajax
5 1 (2.13%) HTML5
5 1 (2.13%) ODBC
5 1 (2.13%) WSDL
5 1 (2.13%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (2.13%) OLE DB
5 1 (2.13%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.28%) Replication
1 10 (21.28%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.51%) Clustering
3 3 (6.38%) FlexPod
3 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.26%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.13%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 24 (51.06%) Windows
2 16 (34.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (29.79%) Windows 7
4 11 (23.40%) Windows 8
5 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (4.26%) UNIX
8 1 (2.13%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.13%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.40%) ITIL
2 7 (14.89%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (8.51%) Service Management
3 4 (8.51%) OOA/OOD
3 4 (8.51%) OO
3 4 (8.51%) CRM
3 4 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (8.51%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (6.38%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (6.38%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (6.38%) Business Continuity
4 3 (6.38%) Time Management
4 3 (6.38%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (6.38%) Database Mirroring
4 3 (6.38%) Security Patching
5 2 (4.26%) Security Testing
5 2 (4.26%) Validation
5 2 (4.26%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.13%) ITSM
6 1 (2.13%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 18 (38.30%) SQL
2 14 (29.79%) T-SQL
3 7 (14.89%) C#
4 5 (10.64%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.38%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.13%) Java
6 1 (2.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (55.32%) MCSE
2 13 (27.66%) CCNA
2 13 (27.66%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (23.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 11 (23.40%) MCSA
4 10 (21.28%) MCITP
5 9 (19.15%) MCTS
5 9 (19.15%) Citrix Certification
6 8 (17.02%) MCP
6 8 (17.02%) EMC Certification
7 4 (8.51%) MCAD
7 4 (8.51%) MCSD
8 3 (6.38%) CCNP
8 3 (6.38%) OCP
8 3 (6.38%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (4.26%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (4.26%) MCDST
10 1 (2.13%) A+ Certification
10 1 (2.13%) CCA
10 1 (2.13%) MCDBA
System Software
1 12 (25.53%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.64%) vSphere
3 4 (8.51%) XenDesktop
3 4 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (6.38%) XenApp
5 1 (2.13%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.13%) ISA Server
5 1 (2.13%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) WSUS
1 3 (6.38%) SCCM
1 3 (6.38%) SCOM
2 1 (2.13%) MOM
Vendors
1 33 (70.21%) Microsoft
2 24 (51.06%) VMware
3 12 (25.53%) Citrix
4 11 (23.40%) Cisco
5 8 (17.02%) EMC
6 4 (8.51%) IBM
6 4 (8.51%) Oracle
7 3 (6.38%) NetApp
7 3 (6.38%) Riverbed
7 3 (6.38%) Meraki
8 1 (2.13%) Google
8 1 (2.13%) Novell
8 1 (2.13%) Apple
8 1 (2.13%) Alias
8 1 (2.13%) Unisys
8 1 (2.13%) Sun
8 1 (2.13%) HP
8 1 (2.13%) Dell
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