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

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 37 32 53
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +21
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 16 30 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.90% 6.06% 3.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.24% 19.74% 14.67%
Number of salaries quoted 8 24 16
Median salary £60,000 £41,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+44.57% +25.75%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.10%
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
105 152 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 25.61% 30.71% 22.46%
Number of salaries quoted 74 99 119
Median salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £22,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,052 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

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
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 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 3 May 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 -3 16 £60,000 +50.00% 1
Microsoft Certification
North West

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 39 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 38 (84.44%) Windows
3 33 (73.33%) Citrix
4 30 (66.67%) ITIL
5 26 (57.78%) Finance
5 26 (57.78%) Windows Server
6 24 (53.33%) SQL
7 22 (48.89%) Active Directory
7 22 (48.89%) HP
8 21 (46.67%) Banking
8 21 (46.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 17 (37.78%) ITIL V3
10 16 (35.56%) Windows Server 2008
10 16 (35.56%) Data Centre
10 16 (35.56%) SAN
10 16 (35.56%) Citrix Certification
11 15 (33.33%) IIS
11 15 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
11 15 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
12 14 (31.11%) VMware
12 14 (31.11%) MS Excel
13 13 (28.89%) MS Exchange
13 13 (28.89%) PowerShell
13 13 (28.89%) Windows 7
14 12 (26.67%) Project Management
15 11 (24.44%) MCSA
15 11 (24.44%) TOGAF
15 11 (24.44%) MCITP
15 11 (24.44%) Degree
15 11 (24.44%) XenApp

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 15 (33.33%) IIS
2 13 (28.89%) MS Exchange
3 10 (22.22%) Confluence
3 10 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (13.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (4.44%) TWiki
8 1 (2.22%) Apache
8 1 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (2.22%) JBoss
8 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
8 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (31.11%) MS Excel
2 9 (20.00%) MS Office
3 2 (4.44%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (24.44%) IaaS
1 11 (24.44%) PaaS
2 10 (22.22%) Office 365
3 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (35.56%) SAN
2 10 (22.22%) VPN
3 7 (15.56%) Firewall
4 5 (11.11%) DHCP
4 5 (11.11%) DNS
5 4 (8.89%) LAN
5 4 (8.89%) WAN
6 2 (4.44%) IP Telephony
6 2 (4.44%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (2.22%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (2.22%) DSL
7 1 (2.22%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (2.22%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.22%) MPLS
7 1 (2.22%) NetScaler
7 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.22%) VoIP
7 1 (2.22%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (8.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.44%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (22.22%) JIRA
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 26 (57.78%) Finance
2 21 (46.67%) Banking
3 4 (8.89%) Investment Banking
3 4 (8.89%) Law
4 3 (6.67%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (22.22%) Infrastructure Team Leader
1 10 (22.22%) Service Desk Support
1 10 (22.22%) Team Leader
2 8 (17.78%) Citrix Team Leader
3 6 (13.33%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 6 (13.33%) Banking Analyst
3 6 (13.33%) ICT Assistant
3 6 (13.33%) ICT Support
3 6 (13.33%) IT Assistant
3 6 (13.33%) IT Support
3 6 (13.33%) IT Support Assistant
3 6 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
3 6 (13.33%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (13.33%) Senior Support Analyst
3 6 (13.33%) Service Analyst
3 6 (13.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (13.33%) Service Desk Support Analyst
3 6 (13.33%) Support Assistant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) Web Services
2 1 (2.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (35.56%) Data Centre
2 11 (24.44%) iPad
3 10 (22.22%) Blackberry
3 10 (22.22%) Wiki
4 9 (20.00%) iPhone
5 7 (15.56%) Replication
5 7 (15.56%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (6.67%) Informatics
7 3 (6.67%) Management Information System
8 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
9 1 (2.22%) HP StoreVirtual
9 1 (2.22%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (2.22%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 38 (84.44%) Windows
2 26 (57.78%) Windows Server
3 21 (46.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (35.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (28.89%) Windows 7
6 6 (13.33%) Windows 8
7 3 (6.67%) Android
8 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.22%) Linux
9 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (66.67%) ITIL
2 17 (37.78%) ITIL V3
3 15 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
4 12 (26.67%) Project Management
5 11 (24.44%) Mentoring
5 11 (24.44%) TOGAF
6 10 (22.22%) Converged Infrastructure
7 8 (17.78%) PRINCE2
8 7 (15.56%) Wealth Management
9 6 (13.33%) Change Management
9 6 (13.33%) Line Management
9 6 (13.33%) Service Management
10 5 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
11 4 (8.89%) Logistics
12 3 (6.67%) Data Protection
12 3 (6.67%) Information Security
13 2 (4.44%) Migration
13 2 (4.44%) Software Engineering
13 2 (4.44%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (53.33%) SQL
2 13 (28.89%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.44%) C#
3 2 (4.44%) Shell Script
3 2 (4.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (35.56%) Citrix Certification
2 11 (24.44%) Degree
2 11 (24.44%) MCITP
2 11 (24.44%) MCSA
3 10 (22.22%) MCSE
4 7 (15.56%) CCNA
4 7 (15.56%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (13.33%) MCDST
5 6 (13.33%) MCP
5 6 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (8.89%) CNA
7 4 (8.89%) Novell Certification
8 3 (6.67%) A+ Certification
8 3 (6.67%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (4.44%) CCDP
10 1 (2.22%) EMC Certification
10 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.00%) SLA
2 2 (4.44%) Data Quality
2 2 (4.44%) QA
System Software
1 22 (48.89%) Active Directory
2 11 (24.44%) XenApp
3 10 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (8.89%) Hyper-V
4 4 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (4.44%) VirtualBox
7 1 (2.22%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (2.22%) vSphere
7 1 (2.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (22.22%) EdgeSight
1 10 (22.22%) Nagios
1 10 (22.22%) SCOM
1 10 (22.22%) SCOrch
2 7 (15.56%) SCCM
3 6 (13.33%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.22%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.22%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 39 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 33 (73.33%) Citrix
3 22 (48.89%) HP
4 14 (31.11%) VMware
5 6 (13.33%) EMC
5 6 (13.33%) Intel Security
5 6 (13.33%) Remedy
5 6 (13.33%) Symantec
6 5 (11.11%) Avaya
7 4 (8.89%) AppSense
7 4 (8.89%) Dell
7 4 (8.89%) SonicWALL
8 3 (6.67%) Oracle
8 3 (6.67%) Sophos
9 2 (4.44%) Cisco
10 1 (2.22%) Fortinet
10 1 (2.22%) IBM
10 1 (2.22%) Software AG
10 1 (2.22%) Veeam
Liverpool, Merseyside
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