The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Merseyside region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 46 33 38
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 23 34 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.55% 5.58% 6.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.04% 22.67% 21.98%
Number of salaries quoted 23 26 38
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £33,250 £32,300
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
Qualifications Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
135 150 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 20.83% 24.63% 27.33%
Number of salaries quoted 115 113 174
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Microsoft Certification
North West

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -9 15 £45,000 +5.88% 1
St Helens +4 1 £35,000 +40.00%
Microsoft Certification
North West

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 39 (86.67%) Windows
2 27 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 26 (57.78%) Active Directory
4 25 (55.56%) Microsoft
5 24 (53.33%) MCSE
6 22 (48.89%) MCP
6 22 (48.89%) MCITP
7 20 (44.44%) ITIL
8 19 (42.22%) Hyper-V
9 18 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 18 (40.00%) VMware
10 15 (33.33%) Citrix
10 15 (33.33%) Windows 7
11 13 (28.89%) SCCM
11 13 (28.89%) Dell
11 13 (28.89%) .NET
12 12 (26.67%) VB.NET
12 12 (26.67%) HP
12 12 (26.67%) Windows XP
12 12 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
13 11 (24.44%) XenDesktop
13 11 (24.44%) XenApp
13 11 (24.44%) PKI
13 11 (24.44%) Kerberos
13 11 (24.44%) NFS
13 11 (24.44%) DNS
13 11 (24.44%) Firewall
13 11 (24.44%) IPsec
13 11 (24.44%) Windows Server 2003
14 10 (22.22%) TCP/IP

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 7 (15.56%) IIS
2 4 (8.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (6.67%) MS Exchange
4 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (4.44%) Lync
4 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.22%) Umbraco
5 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 27 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (24.44%) Kerberos
1 11 (24.44%) Firewall
1 11 (24.44%) IPsec
1 11 (24.44%) DNS
2 10 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 10 (22.22%) LDAP
3 4 (8.89%) IP Telephony
4 3 (6.67%) SAN
4 3 (6.67%) Unified Communications
5 2 (4.44%) NAS
6 1 (2.22%) VLAN
6 1 (2.22%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) MS Access
2 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.22%) Ingres
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.22%) Subversion
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 9 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (6.67%) Banking
2 3 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (22.22%) Desktop Support
2 9 (20.00%) Server Support
2 9 (20.00%) Technical Support
3 8 (17.78%) 1st Line Support
4 7 (15.56%) Support Engineer
4 7 (15.56%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 7 (15.56%) Desktop Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (8.89%) Consultant
6 3 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (6.67%) Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Support Technician
6 3 (6.67%) IT Support Technician
6 3 (6.67%) IT Support
7 2 (4.44%) Support Team Leader
7 2 (4.44%) Desktop Team Leader
7 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Desktop Support Team Leader
7 2 (4.44%) Virtualisation Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.89%) .NET
2 8 (17.78%) Web Services
3 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET
3 3 (6.67%) CSS
3 3 (6.67%) HTML
4 1 (2.22%) SOAP
4 1 (2.22%) Classic ASP
4 1 (2.22%) XML
4 1 (2.22%) XSLT
4 1 (2.22%) LINQ
4 1 (2.22%) jQuery
4 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (24.44%) PKI
2 6 (13.33%) Blackberry
3 4 (8.89%) Firmware
4 2 (4.44%) Replication
4 2 (4.44%) Celerra
4 2 (4.44%) EqualLogic
5 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.22%) CLARiiON
5 1 (2.22%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 39 (86.67%) Windows
2 15 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 12 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (26.67%) Windows XP
4 11 (24.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (8.89%) Android
7 1 (2.22%) Solaris
7 1 (2.22%) UNIX
7 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.22%) Windows Phone 8
7 1 (2.22%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (44.44%) ITIL
2 10 (22.22%) Server Monitoring
3 4 (8.89%) Configuration Management
3 4 (8.89%) Process Management
3 4 (8.89%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (6.67%) ITSM
4 3 (6.67%) Project Management
4 3 (6.67%) Service Management
4 3 (6.67%) Incident Management
5 2 (4.44%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (4.44%) Problem Management
5 2 (4.44%) Migration
5 2 (4.44%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (4.44%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.22%) Data Management
6 1 (2.22%) TOGAF
6 1 (2.22%) Data Analysis
6 1 (2.22%) MOF
6 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.22%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.67%) VB.NET
2 10 (22.22%) PowerShell
3 7 (15.56%) SQL
4 2 (4.44%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.44%) C#
4 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.22%) PHP
5 1 (2.22%) VB
5 1 (2.22%) VBA
5 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.22%) AWK
5 1 (2.22%) VB6
5 1 (2.22%) Korn
5 1 (2.22%) XPath
5 1 (2.22%) Bourne shell
5 1 (2.22%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (53.33%) MCSE
2 22 (48.89%) MCP
2 22 (48.89%) MCITP
3 10 (22.22%) MCDST
4 8 (17.78%) Citrix Certification
4 8 (17.78%) MCSA
5 7 (15.56%) Degree
6 5 (11.11%) MCTS
7 3 (6.67%) NCIE
7 3 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (4.44%) HP MASE
8 2 (4.44%) VCDX
8 2 (4.44%) NCDA
8 2 (4.44%) VCAP
8 2 (4.44%) CCEE
8 2 (4.44%) CCIA
8 2 (4.44%) HP AIS
8 2 (4.44%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (2.22%) CCA
9 1 (2.22%) MCSD
System Software
1 26 (57.78%) Active Directory
2 19 (42.22%) Hyper-V
3 18 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (24.44%) NFS
4 11 (24.44%) XenApp
4 11 (24.44%) XenDesktop
5 9 (20.00%) XenServer
6 3 (6.67%) vSphere
7 2 (4.44%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (28.89%) SCCM
2 10 (22.22%) HP SIM
3 3 (6.67%) SCOM
4 1 (2.22%) MOM
4 1 (2.22%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.22%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 18 (40.00%) VMware
3 15 (33.33%) Citrix
4 13 (28.89%) Dell
5 12 (26.67%) HP
6 10 (22.22%) IBM
7 7 (15.56%) LANDesk
8 5 (11.11%) Cisco
9 4 (8.89%) Oracle
10 3 (6.67%) EMC
10 3 (6.67%) NetApp
10 3 (6.67%) Reuters
10 3 (6.67%) Bloomberg
10 3 (6.67%) Facebook
10 3 (6.67%) Twitter
11 2 (4.44%) Symantec
12 1 (2.22%) EPiServer
12 1 (2.22%) 3PAR
12 1 (2.22%) Telerik
12 1 (2.22%) CA
Speke, Liverpool
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £17,000 to £21,000 dependent on experience
Posted: 22 days ago