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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 63 33 44
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +11
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 16 32 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.38% 6.46% 3.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.66% 20.51% 14.05%
Number of salaries quoted 5 22 13
Median salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
209 156 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 31.05% 31.52% 23.91%
Number of salaries quoted 119 81 89
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -20.00%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of job ads across the Merseyside region citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -20 16 £38,000 -5.00% 5
Microsoft Certification
North West

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 38 (86.36%) Microsoft
2 31 (70.45%) Windows
3 29 (65.91%) Citrix
4 26 (59.09%) SQL Server
4 26 (59.09%) VMware
5 25 (56.82%) VMware Infrastructure
5 25 (56.82%) IIS
5 25 (56.82%) ITIL
6 24 (54.55%) MCSE
7 23 (52.27%) Microsoft Azure
8 22 (50.00%) ITIL V3
8 22 (50.00%) Cisco
8 22 (50.00%) Banking
9 21 (47.73%) Active Directory
9 21 (47.73%) EMC
9 21 (47.73%) SAN
10 20 (45.45%) VPN
10 20 (45.45%) Linux
10 20 (45.45%) TOGAF
10 20 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
10 20 (45.45%) Data Centre
10 20 (45.45%) Windows Server
11 19 (43.18%) DHCP
11 19 (43.18%) DNS
12 17 (38.64%) CCNA
12 17 (38.64%) Cisco Certification
12 17 (38.64%) AirWatch
13 16 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 16 (36.36%) PowerShell
14 15 (34.09%) Load Balancing

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 25 (56.82%) IIS
2 15 (34.09%) Apache
2 15 (34.09%) BizTalk Server
2 15 (34.09%) JBoss
2 15 (34.09%) Tomcat
3 5 (11.36%) Confluence
4 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (20.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.55%) MS Office
2 2 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (52.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (34.09%) IaaS
3 15 (34.09%) PaaS
3 15 (34.09%) SaaS
4 2 (4.55%) G Suite
5 1 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (47.73%) SAN
2 20 (45.45%) VPN
3 19 (43.18%) DHCP
3 19 (43.18%) DNS
4 6 (13.64%) Firewall
5 2 (4.55%) 802.11
5 2 (4.55%) DSL
5 2 (4.55%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (4.55%) IP Telephony
5 2 (4.55%) iSCSI
5 2 (4.55%) LAN
5 2 (4.55%) MPLS
5 2 (4.55%) NetScaler
5 2 (4.55%) VPLS
5 2 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (59.09%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.27%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.27%) MySQL
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (11.36%) JIRA
General
1 22 (50.00%) Banking
2 9 (20.45%) Finance
3 3 (6.82%) Marketing
4 2 (4.55%) Law
4 2 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (36.36%) Architect
1 16 (36.36%) Infrastructure Architect
2 15 (34.09%) Cloud Architect
2 15 (34.09%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (11.36%) Administrator
3 5 (11.36%) Developer
3 5 (11.36%) Technical Leader
4 4 (9.09%) DBA
4 4 (9.09%) SQL DBA
4 4 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) CRM Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Banking Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Network Administrator
6 2 (4.55%) Network Support
6 2 (4.55%) PC Support
6 2 (4.55%) Report Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (34.09%) Middleware
2 5 (11.36%) .NET
3 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET
3 3 (6.82%) HTML
3 3 (6.82%) HTML5
3 3 (6.82%) jQuery
3 3 (6.82%) REST
3 3 (6.82%) SOAP
3 3 (6.82%) XML
4 2 (4.55%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 20 (45.45%) Data Centre
2 15 (34.09%) Hybrid Cloud
2 15 (34.09%) Public Cloud
2 15 (34.09%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (13.64%) Replication
4 5 (11.36%) Wiki
5 4 (9.09%) Clustering
5 4 (9.09%) Driving Licence
6 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (4.55%) HP StoreVirtual
6 2 (4.55%) iPad
6 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 31 (70.45%) Windows
2 20 (45.45%) Linux
2 20 (45.45%) Windows Server
3 16 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.55%) Windows 10
5 2 (4.55%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.55%) Windows 8
5 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.55%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.27%) HPUX
6 1 (2.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (56.82%) ITIL
2 22 (50.00%) ITIL V3
3 20 (45.45%) TOGAF
4 15 (34.09%) DevOps
4 15 (34.09%) Identity Management
4 15 (34.09%) Line Management
4 15 (34.09%) Load Balancing
4 15 (34.09%) Mentoring
4 15 (34.09%) Mobile Device Management
4 15 (34.09%) PRINCE2
4 15 (34.09%) Wealth Management
5 8 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (15.91%) Project Management
7 5 (11.36%) Converged Infrastructure
7 5 (11.36%) ETL
7 5 (11.36%) Infrastructure Management
8 4 (9.09%) Configuration Management
8 4 (9.09%) Software Deployment
8 4 (9.09%) Time Management
8 4 (9.09%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 16 (36.36%) PowerShell
2 13 (29.55%) SQL
3 6 (13.64%) T-SQL
4 3 (6.82%) C#
4 3 (6.82%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.55%) VB
5 2 (4.55%) VBA
6 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (54.55%) MCSE
2 17 (38.64%) CCNA
2 17 (38.64%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (34.09%) Degree
3 15 (34.09%) EMC Certification
4 6 (13.64%) Citrix Certification
4 6 (13.64%) MCSA
5 3 (6.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (4.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (2.27%) CCA
7 1 (2.27%) DBS Check
7 1 (2.27%) MCP
7 1 (2.27%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (56.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (47.73%) Active Directory
3 8 (18.18%) XenApp
4 6 (13.64%) Hyper-V
5 5 (11.36%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (4.55%) vSphere
6 2 (4.55%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (38.64%) AirWatch
2 7 (15.91%) Nagios
2 7 (15.91%) SCCM
2 7 (15.91%) SCOM
2 7 (15.91%) SCOrch
3 5 (11.36%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 38 (86.36%) Microsoft
2 29 (65.91%) Citrix
3 26 (59.09%) VMware
4 22 (50.00%) Cisco
5 21 (47.73%) EMC
6 15 (34.09%) IBM
6 15 (34.09%) Oracle
6 15 (34.09%) Software AG
7 10 (22.73%) HP
8 3 (6.82%) Dell
9 2 (4.55%) Avaya
9 2 (4.55%) Google
10 1 (2.27%) Red Hat
10 1 (2.27%) RedGate
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