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

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 31 32 50
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +18
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 28 29 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 5.92% 5.69% 3.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 23.14% 18.95% 16.79%
Number of salaries quoted 19 24 21
Median salary £52,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% -11.11%
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
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
121 153 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 25.58% 30.00% 19.88%
Number of salaries quoted 99 91 109
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,930 £22,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 27 £56,250 +90.67% 1
St Helens -1 1 £45,000 -
Microsoft Certification
North West

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 (90.70%) Microsoft
2 35 (81.40%) Windows
3 30 (69.77%) Finance
4 29 (67.44%) ITIL
5 28 (65.12%) SQL
6 27 (62.79%) Citrix
7 25 (58.14%) HP
7 25 (58.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 24 (55.81%) Data Centre
8 24 (55.81%) Windows Server
8 24 (55.81%) IIS
9 23 (53.49%) SAN
9 23 (53.49%) ITIL V3
10 22 (51.16%) Disaster Recovery
10 22 (51.16%) Banking
10 22 (51.16%) TOGAF
11 20 (46.51%) XenApp
12 19 (44.19%) SQL Server
13 18 (41.86%) PowerShell
14 17 (39.53%) VMware
14 17 (39.53%) MCSE
14 17 (39.53%) Project Management
15 16 (37.21%) Nagios
15 16 (37.21%) Citrix Certification
15 16 (37.21%) Microsoft App-V
15 16 (37.21%) JIRA
15 16 (37.21%) Wiki
15 16 (37.21%) SCOM
15 16 (37.21%) PaaS
15 16 (37.21%) Confluence

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 24 (55.81%) IIS
2 16 (37.21%) Confluence
3 6 (13.95%) Apache
3 6 (13.95%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (13.95%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (13.95%) JBoss
3 6 (13.95%) MS Exchange
3 6 (13.95%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (32.56%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.98%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (37.21%) IaaS
1 16 (37.21%) PaaS
2 13 (30.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (23.26%) Office 365
4 6 (13.95%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (13.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (53.49%) SAN
2 9 (20.93%) DHCP
2 9 (20.93%) DNS
3 8 (18.60%) Firewall
3 8 (18.60%) VPN
4 6 (13.95%) LAN
4 6 (13.95%) WAN
5 2 (4.65%) DSL
5 2 (4.65%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (4.65%) IP Telephony
5 2 (4.65%) iSCSI
5 2 (4.65%) MPLS
5 2 (4.65%) NetScaler
5 2 (4.65%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (44.19%) SQL Server
2 8 (18.60%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (11.63%) Azure SQL Database
4 5 (11.63%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 5 (11.63%) MongoDB
4 5 (11.63%) MySQL
4 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (11.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (11.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (11.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (37.21%) JIRA
General
1 30 (69.77%) Finance
2 22 (51.16%) Banking
3 6 (13.95%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.65%) Law
5 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (23.26%) Infrastructure Team Leader
1 10 (23.26%) IT Support
1 10 (23.26%) Team Leader
2 9 (20.93%) ICT Support
3 8 (18.60%) Citrix Team Leader
4 6 (13.95%) Architect
4 6 (13.95%) Cloud Architect
4 6 (13.95%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 6 (13.95%) ICT Assistant
4 6 (13.95%) Infrastructure Architect
4 6 (13.95%) IT Assistant
4 6 (13.95%) IT Support Assistant
4 6 (13.95%) Support Assistant
4 6 (13.95%) Technical Leader
5 5 (11.63%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (11.63%) Administrator
5 5 (11.63%) DBA
5 5 (11.63%) Network Administrator
5 5 (11.63%) Network Support
5 5 (11.63%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.95%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 24 (55.81%) Data Centre
2 16 (37.21%) Wiki
3 10 (23.26%) Replication
4 6 (13.95%) Clustering
4 6 (13.95%) Hybrid Cloud
4 6 (13.95%) Public Cloud
4 6 (13.95%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (11.63%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (6.98%) iPhone
6 3 (6.98%) Management Information System
7 2 (4.65%) HP StoreVirtual
7 2 (4.65%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 35 (81.40%) Windows
2 25 (58.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 24 (55.81%) Windows Server
4 11 (25.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (13.95%) Linux
5 6 (13.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (6.98%) Android
6 3 (6.98%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (67.44%) ITIL
2 23 (53.49%) ITIL V3
3 22 (51.16%) Disaster Recovery
3 22 (51.16%) TOGAF
4 17 (39.53%) Project Management
5 16 (37.21%) Converged Infrastructure
5 16 (37.21%) Infrastructure Management
6 12 (27.91%) Mentoring
7 11 (25.58%) Line Management
8 6 (13.95%) Data Protection
8 6 (13.95%) DevOps
8 6 (13.95%) Identity Management
8 6 (13.95%) Information Security
8 6 (13.95%) Load Balancing
8 6 (13.95%) Mobile Device Management
8 6 (13.95%) PRINCE2
8 6 (13.95%) Wealth Management
9 5 (11.63%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (11.63%) Change Management
9 5 (11.63%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 28 (65.12%) SQL
2 18 (41.86%) PowerShell
3 5 (11.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (39.53%) MCSE
2 16 (37.21%) Citrix Certification
3 10 (23.26%) MCITP
4 8 (18.60%) MCSA
5 7 (16.28%) Degree
6 6 (13.95%) CCNA
6 6 (13.95%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (13.95%) EMC Certification
7 5 (11.63%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (6.98%) A+ Certification
8 3 (6.98%) Network+ Certification
8 3 (6.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (46.51%) XenApp
2 16 (37.21%) Microsoft App-V
3 13 (30.23%) Active Directory
4 9 (20.93%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (13.95%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (9.30%) Hyper-V
7 2 (4.65%) vSphere
7 2 (4.65%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (37.21%) EdgeSight
1 16 (37.21%) Nagios
1 16 (37.21%) SCOM
1 16 (37.21%) SCOrch
2 13 (30.23%) SCCM
3 6 (13.95%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 39 (90.70%) Microsoft
2 27 (62.79%) Citrix
3 25 (58.14%) HP
4 17 (39.53%) VMware
5 8 (18.60%) Avaya
5 8 (18.60%) Cisco
5 8 (18.60%) EMC
6 6 (13.95%) Dell
6 6 (13.95%) IBM
6 6 (13.95%) Oracle
6 6 (13.95%) Software AG
6 6 (13.95%) SonicWALL
6 6 (13.95%) Sophos
7 5 (11.63%) RedGate
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