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

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 45 36 46
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 21 23 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.95% 4.77% 5.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.21% 17.29% 27.35%
Number of salaries quoted 11 23 24
Average salary £45,000 £40,500 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +23.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
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
122 133 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 22.93% 27.59% 19.15%
Number of salaries quoted 77 109 96
Average salary £37,500 £41,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.63% +25.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £58,052 £57,825
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 14 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(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 -11 14 £37,750 -6.79% 2
Prescot - 4 £50,000 -
Microsoft Certification
North West

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 36 (76.60%) Windows
1 36 (76.60%) Microsoft
2 32 (68.09%) Citrix
3 28 (59.57%) ITIL
4 27 (57.45%) Active Directory
5 24 (51.06%) SQL
6 22 (46.81%) Windows Server
7 19 (40.43%) Degree
8 18 (38.30%) MS Excel
9 17 (36.17%) HP
10 15 (31.91%) CCNA
10 15 (31.91%) Cisco Certification
10 15 (31.91%) Finance
11 14 (29.79%) Banking
11 14 (29.79%) VPN
11 14 (29.79%) SLA
11 14 (29.79%) MS Exchange
12 13 (27.66%) MCSE
12 13 (27.66%) MCSA
12 13 (27.66%) Citrix Certification
12 13 (27.66%) Exchange Server 2007
12 13 (27.66%) Windows Server 2008
13 12 (25.53%) Windows 7
13 12 (25.53%) Exchange Server 2010
13 12 (25.53%) Infrastructure Management
13 12 (25.53%) MCP
13 12 (25.53%) VMware
14 11 (23.40%) Blackberry
14 11 (23.40%) PRINCE2
14 11 (23.40%) Windows Server 2012

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 14 (29.79%) MS Exchange
2 13 (27.66%) Exchange Server 2007
3 12 (25.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (19.15%) IIS
5 7 (14.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (12.77%) TWiki
7 3 (6.38%) Confluence
8 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (2.13%) Node.js
8 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (38.30%) MS Excel
2 8 (17.02%) MS Office
3 5 (10.64%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.51%) Office 365
3 3 (6.38%) IaaS
3 3 (6.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (29.79%) VPN
2 10 (21.28%) SAN
3 8 (17.02%) Firewall
4 6 (12.77%) DHCP
4 6 (12.77%) DNS
4 6 (12.77%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (4.26%) IP Telephony
6 1 (2.13%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (2.13%) DSL
6 1 (2.13%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (2.13%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.13%) LAN
6 1 (2.13%) MPLS
6 1 (2.13%) NetScaler
6 1 (2.13%) Network Security
6 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.13%) VoIP
6 1 (2.13%) VPLS
6 1 (2.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.15%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (12.77%) Azure SQL Database
3 6 (12.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (8.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (6.38%) JIRA
General
1 15 (31.91%) Finance
2 14 (29.79%) Banking
3 4 (8.51%) Investment Banking
3 4 (8.51%) Law
4 1 (2.13%) Legal
4 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.13%) Retail
4 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (23.40%) Service Desk Support
2 8 (17.02%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
2 8 (17.02%) Analyst
2 8 (17.02%) Service Analyst
2 8 (17.02%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (14.89%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (14.89%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 7 (14.89%) Banking Analyst
3 7 (14.89%) Senior Analyst
3 7 (14.89%) Senior IT Support
3 7 (14.89%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (14.89%) Senior Support Analyst
3 7 (14.89%) Server Engineer
3 7 (14.89%) Service Desk Support Analyst
4 6 (12.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) Server Support
4 6 (12.77%) Support Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Customer Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.77%) Web Services
2 2 (4.26%) .NET
2 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET
2 2 (4.26%) CSS
2 2 (4.26%) HTML
3 1 (2.13%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.13%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (2.13%) Entity Framework
3 1 (2.13%) jQuery
3 1 (2.13%) LINQ
3 1 (2.13%) NHibernate
3 1 (2.13%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) Blackberry
1 11 (23.40%) iPad
2 10 (21.28%) Data Centre
3 8 (17.02%) Replication
4 7 (14.89%) iPhone
4 7 (14.89%) Video Conferencing
5 6 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (12.77%) Computer Science
6 5 (10.64%) Informatics
7 3 (6.38%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (6.38%) Wiki
8 1 (2.13%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 36 (76.60%) Windows
2 22 (46.81%) Windows Server
3 13 (27.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (25.53%) Windows 7
5 11 (23.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (14.89%) Windows 8
7 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (59.57%) ITIL
2 12 (25.53%) Infrastructure Management
3 11 (23.40%) PRINCE2
4 10 (21.28%) ITIL V3
4 10 (21.28%) Project Management
5 8 (17.02%) Mentoring
6 7 (14.89%) Service Management
6 7 (14.89%) Software Engineering
6 7 (14.89%) Wealth Management
7 6 (12.77%) Data Migration
7 6 (12.77%) Logistics
7 6 (12.77%) Migration
7 6 (12.77%) Time Management
8 5 (10.64%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (8.51%) Change Management
10 3 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (6.38%) Change Control
10 3 (6.38%) Incident Management
10 3 (6.38%) Problem Management
10 3 (6.38%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 24 (51.06%) SQL
2 11 (23.40%) PowerShell
3 8 (17.02%) C#
4 6 (12.77%) Shell Script
4 6 (12.77%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 19 (40.43%) Degree
2 15 (31.91%) CCNA
2 15 (31.91%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (27.66%) Citrix Certification
3 13 (27.66%) MCSA
3 13 (27.66%) MCSE
4 12 (25.53%) MCP
5 7 (14.89%) MCDST
6 6 (12.77%) CCDP
6 6 (12.77%) CNA
6 6 (12.77%) MCITP
6 6 (12.77%) Novell Certification
7 5 (10.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (6.38%) CCA
9 2 (4.26%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (2.13%) MCPD
10 1 (2.13%) MCSD
10 1 (2.13%) MCTS
10 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (29.79%) SLA
2 6 (12.77%) Data Quality
2 6 (12.77%) QA
System Software
1 27 (57.45%) Active Directory
2 6 (12.77%) VirtualBox
3 5 (10.64%) XenApp
4 4 (8.51%) Hyper-V
5 3 (6.38%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (2.13%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (2.13%) vSphere
6 1 (2.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (14.89%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (6.38%) EdgeSight
2 3 (6.38%) Nagios
2 3 (6.38%) SCOM
2 3 (6.38%) SCOrch
3 1 (2.13%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 36 (76.60%) Microsoft
2 32 (68.09%) Citrix
3 17 (36.17%) HP
4 12 (25.53%) VMware
5 9 (19.15%) AppSense
6 7 (14.89%) EMC
6 7 (14.89%) Intel Security
6 7 (14.89%) Remedy
6 7 (14.89%) Symantec
7 6 (12.77%) Oracle
8 2 (4.26%) Avaya
9 1 (2.13%) Cisco
9 1 (2.13%) Dell
9 1 (2.13%) Fortinet
9 1 (2.13%) SonicWALL
9 1 (2.13%) Veeam
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