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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 42 35 43
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 20 32 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.23% 5.16% 5.05%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.27% 21.77% 19.05%
Number of salaries quoted 20 21 31
Average salary £25,000 £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-47.36% +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £37,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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
131 147 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 21.16% 23.71% 26.50%
Number of salaries quoted 111 112 165
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +21.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,995 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.23% +2.48%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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 -13 11 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Wirral - 2 £39,000 -
St Helens - 1 £35,000 -
Microsoft Certification
North West

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 (82.50%) Windows
2 26 (65.00%) MCSE
3 23 (57.50%) Hyper-V
4 22 (55.00%) Microsoft
5 21 (52.50%) Active Directory
6 20 (50.00%) MS Excel
6 20 (50.00%) MCITP
7 18 (45.00%) VMware
7 18 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 16 (40.00%) Dell
9 15 (37.50%) ITIL
10 14 (35.00%) HP
11 13 (32.50%) DNS
11 13 (32.50%) MCP
11 13 (32.50%) .NET
11 13 (32.50%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (30.00%) VB.NET
12 12 (30.00%) TCP/IP
12 12 (30.00%) Manufacturing
13 11 (27.50%) Firewall
13 11 (27.50%) IPsec
13 11 (27.50%) PKI
13 11 (27.50%) Windows XP
13 11 (27.50%) Kerberos
13 11 (27.50%) NFS
13 11 (27.50%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (27.50%) PowerShell
13 11 (27.50%) Windows 7
14 10 (25.00%) HP SIM
14 10 (25.00%) Server Monitoring

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 4 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.00%) Lync
3 1 (2.50%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.50%) IIS
Applications
1 20 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Office 365
1 2 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (32.50%) DNS
2 12 (30.00%) TCP/IP
3 11 (27.50%) Firewall
3 11 (27.50%) IPsec
3 11 (27.50%) Kerberos
4 10 (25.00%) LDAP
5 5 (12.50%) SAN
6 3 (7.50%) Unified Communications
6 3 (7.50%) DHCP
7 2 (5.00%) VLAN
7 2 (5.00%) NAS
8 1 (2.50%) IP Telephony
8 1 (2.50%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.50%) Ingres
2 1 (2.50%) MS Access
2 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (2.50%) Subversion
General
1 12 (30.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (7.50%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) Server Support
2 10 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
3 9 (22.50%) Technical Support
4 4 (10.00%) Desktop Support
4 4 (10.00%) Consultant
5 3 (7.50%) Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Support Team Leader
6 2 (5.00%) Team Leader
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (5.00%) Desktop Support Team Leader
6 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Administrator
6 2 (5.00%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Programmer
6 2 (5.00%) Desktop Team Leader
6 2 (5.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
7 1 (2.50%) Wintel Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Desktop Manager
7 1 (2.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (32.50%) .NET
2 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET
2 3 (7.50%) CSS
2 3 (7.50%) HTML
3 2 (5.00%) Web Services
4 1 (2.50%) jQuery
4 1 (2.50%) LINQ
4 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (2.50%) XML
4 1 (2.50%) XSLT
4 1 (2.50%) SOAP
4 1 (2.50%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (27.50%) PKI
2 3 (7.50%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.00%) Clustering
3 2 (5.00%) EqualLogic
3 2 (5.00%) Celerra
4 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.50%) Replication
4 1 (2.50%) CLARiiON
4 1 (2.50%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 33 (82.50%) Windows
2 13 (32.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (27.50%) Windows XP
3 11 (27.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (27.50%) Windows 7
4 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.00%) Windows 2000
6 1 (2.50%) Android
6 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.50%) Windows Phone 8
6 1 (2.50%) Windows Phone
6 1 (2.50%) Solaris
6 1 (2.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (37.50%) ITIL
2 10 (25.00%) Server Monitoring
3 4 (10.00%) Migration
4 3 (7.50%) Problem Management
4 3 (7.50%) Project Management
4 3 (7.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.00%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (5.00%) High Availability
5 2 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.50%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.50%) Kimball Methodology
6 1 (2.50%) Process Management
6 1 (2.50%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (2.50%) Data Analysis
6 1 (2.50%) Data Management
6 1 (2.50%) TOGAF
6 1 (2.50%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.00%) VB.NET
2 11 (27.50%) PowerShell
3 7 (17.50%) SQL
4 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.00%) C#
4 2 (5.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.50%) XPath
5 1 (2.50%) Bourne shell
5 1 (2.50%) Korn
5 1 (2.50%) AWK
5 1 (2.50%) VB6
5 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.50%) VB
5 1 (2.50%) VBA
5 1 (2.50%) C
5 1 (2.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 26 (65.00%) MCSE
2 20 (50.00%) MCITP
3 13 (32.50%) MCP
4 8 (20.00%) Degree
5 7 (17.50%) MCTS
6 5 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
6 5 (12.50%) MCSA
7 4 (10.00%) MCDST
8 3 (7.50%) NCIE
8 3 (7.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (7.50%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (5.00%) VCAP
9 2 (5.00%) CCEE
9 2 (5.00%) CCIA
9 2 (5.00%) NCDA
9 2 (5.00%) VCDX
9 2 (5.00%) HP MASE
9 2 (5.00%) HP AIS
10 1 (2.50%) HP ASE
10 1 (2.50%) CCA
System Software
1 23 (57.50%) Hyper-V
2 21 (52.50%) Active Directory
3 18 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (27.50%) NFS
5 5 (12.50%) XenApp
5 5 (12.50%) XenDesktop
6 3 (7.50%) XenServer
6 3 (7.50%) vSphere
7 2 (5.00%) VMware ESX
8 1 (2.50%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 10 (25.00%) HP SIM
2 6 (15.00%) SCCM
3 2 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (5.00%) Backup Exec
3 2 (5.00%) WSUS
3 2 (5.00%) SCVMM
4 1 (2.50%) SCOM
4 1 (2.50%) MOM
Vendors
1 22 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (45.00%) VMware
3 16 (40.00%) Dell
4 14 (35.00%) HP
5 10 (25.00%) IBM
6 9 (22.50%) Citrix
7 6 (15.00%) Cisco
8 4 (10.00%) Oracle
9 3 (7.50%) EMC
9 3 (7.50%) NetApp
9 3 (7.50%) Reuters
9 3 (7.50%) Bloomberg
9 3 (7.50%) Symantec
10 1 (2.50%) EPiServer
10 1 (2.50%) LANDesk
10 1 (2.50%) 3PAR
10 1 (2.50%) Telerik
10 1 (2.50%) CA
10 1 (2.50%) CommVault
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