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

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 53 45 49
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 23 11 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.38% 2.58% 2.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.36% 9.48% 13.08%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 17
Median salary £44,000 £37,500 £23,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.33% +59.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,900 £22,350
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £47,250
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,479
% change year-on-year
- +2.79%
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
222 116 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 32.60% 27.17% 22.53%
Number of salaries quoted 99 78 108
Median salary £44,000 £38,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,484 £24,700 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £54,000
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 October 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 October 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 -6 22 £44,000 +25.71% 3
St Helens - 1 - -
Microsoft Certification
North West

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 45 (88.24%) Microsoft
2 36 (70.59%) Windows
3 32 (62.75%) Citrix
4 31 (60.78%) ITIL
5 27 (52.94%) SQL
5 27 (52.94%) SQL Server
6 26 (50.98%) IIS
6 26 (50.98%) VMware
6 26 (50.98%) ITIL V3
7 25 (49.02%) Data Centre
7 25 (49.02%) Banking
7 25 (49.02%) SAN
8 24 (47.06%) TOGAF
9 23 (45.10%) MCSE
9 23 (45.10%) Microsoft Azure
10 21 (41.18%) Finance
11 20 (39.22%) HP
11 20 (39.22%) VMware Infrastructure
11 20 (39.22%) PowerShell
12 19 (37.25%) Windows Server
13 18 (35.29%) Active Directory
13 18 (35.29%) Cisco
13 18 (35.29%) Disaster Recovery
14 17 (33.33%) DHCP
14 17 (33.33%) VPN
14 17 (33.33%) DNS
14 17 (33.33%) EMC
14 17 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
15 16 (31.37%) XenApp
16 15 (29.41%) PaaS

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 26 (50.98%) IIS
2 12 (23.53%) Apache
2 12 (23.53%) BizTalk Server
2 12 (23.53%) Confluence
2 12 (23.53%) JBoss
2 12 (23.53%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (5.88%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (19.61%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.92%) MS Office
3 1 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 23 (45.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (29.41%) IaaS
2 15 (29.41%) PaaS
3 12 (23.53%) SaaS
4 3 (5.88%) Office 365
5 2 (3.92%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 25 (49.02%) SAN
2 17 (33.33%) DHCP
2 17 (33.33%) DNS
2 17 (33.33%) VPN
3 8 (15.69%) Firewall
4 3 (5.88%) LAN
4 3 (5.88%) WAN
5 2 (3.92%) 802.11
5 2 (3.92%) DSL
5 2 (3.92%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (3.92%) IP Telephony
5 2 (3.92%) iSCSI
5 2 (3.92%) MPLS
5 2 (3.92%) NetScaler
5 2 (3.92%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (52.94%) SQL Server
2 10 (19.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (13.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (9.80%) Azure SQL Database
4 5 (9.80%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 5 (9.80%) MongoDB
4 5 (9.80%) MySQL
4 5 (9.80%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (9.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (9.80%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (9.80%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (9.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (1.96%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (23.53%) JIRA
General
1 25 (49.02%) Banking
2 21 (41.18%) Finance
3 3 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.92%) Law
5 1 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (23.53%) Architect
1 12 (23.53%) Cloud Architect
1 12 (23.53%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
1 12 (23.53%) Infrastructure Architect
2 9 (17.65%) Technical Leader
3 8 (15.69%) Administrator
3 8 (15.69%) DBA
3 8 (15.69%) SQL DBA
4 5 (9.80%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (9.80%) IT Support
4 5 (9.80%) Network Administrator
4 5 (9.80%) Network Support
4 5 (9.80%) Senior DBA
4 5 (9.80%) Senior SQL DBA
4 5 (9.80%) Senior SQL Server DBA
4 5 (9.80%) SQL Server DBA
5 3 (5.88%) ICT Technician
5 3 (5.88%) IT Technician
5 3 (5.88%) Network Support Technician
5 3 (5.88%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (23.53%) Middleware
2 2 (3.92%) .NET
2 2 (3.92%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 25 (49.02%) Data Centre
2 12 (23.53%) Hybrid Cloud
2 12 (23.53%) Public Cloud
2 12 (23.53%) Video Conferencing
2 12 (23.53%) Wiki
3 10 (19.61%) Replication
4 9 (17.65%) Clustering
5 3 (5.88%) Driving Licence
6 2 (3.92%) HP StoreVirtual
6 2 (3.92%) iPad
7 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 36 (70.59%) Windows
2 19 (37.25%) Windows Server
3 17 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (29.41%) Linux
5 12 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.92%) Windows 10
7 2 (3.92%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.92%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.92%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (60.78%) ITIL
2 26 (50.98%) ITIL V3
3 24 (47.06%) TOGAF
4 18 (35.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 14 (27.45%) Project Management
6 12 (23.53%) Converged Infrastructure
6 12 (23.53%) DevOps
6 12 (23.53%) Identity Management
6 12 (23.53%) Infrastructure Management
6 12 (23.53%) Line Management
6 12 (23.53%) Load Balancing
6 12 (23.53%) Mentoring
6 12 (23.53%) Mobile Device Management
6 12 (23.53%) PRINCE2
6 12 (23.53%) Wealth Management
7 6 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (9.80%) Database Optimisation
8 5 (9.80%) Database Security
8 5 (9.80%) ETL
8 5 (9.80%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 27 (52.94%) SQL
2 20 (39.22%) PowerShell
3 10 (19.61%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.92%) VB
4 2 (3.92%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (45.10%) MCSE
2 14 (27.45%) CCNA
2 14 (27.45%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (25.49%) Degree
4 12 (23.53%) Citrix Certification
4 12 (23.53%) EMC Certification
5 7 (13.73%) MCSA
6 3 (5.88%) MCITP
7 2 (3.92%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (3.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.96%) DBS Check
8 1 (1.96%) MCP
8 1 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (39.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (35.29%) Active Directory
3 16 (31.37%) XenApp
4 12 (23.53%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (11.76%) Hyper-V
6 3 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (3.92%) vSphere
7 2 (3.92%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (27.45%) AirWatch
1 14 (27.45%) SCCM
2 13 (25.49%) Nagios
2 13 (25.49%) SCOM
2 13 (25.49%) SCOrch
3 12 (23.53%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 45 (88.24%) Microsoft
2 32 (62.75%) Citrix
3 26 (50.98%) VMware
4 20 (39.22%) HP
5 18 (35.29%) Cisco
6 17 (33.33%) EMC
7 12 (23.53%) IBM
7 12 (23.53%) Oracle
7 12 (23.53%) Software AG
8 5 (9.80%) Avaya
8 5 (9.80%) Dell
8 5 (9.80%) RedGate
9 3 (5.88%) SonicWALL
9 3 (5.88%) Sophos
10 2 (3.92%) Google
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