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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 30 50 45
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 29 21 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 5.69% 3.28% 4.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 19.73% 16.54% 19.42%
Number of salaries quoted 24 20 23
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
147 127 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 28.82% 19.81% 25.27%
Number of salaries quoted 87 106 111
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015. 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 +21 26 £29,500 -34.44% 5
St Helens - 3 £45,000 -
Microsoft Certification
North West

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 (73.58%) Microsoft
2 31 (58.49%) Windows
3 27 (50.94%) SQL
4 25 (47.17%) MCSE
5 24 (45.28%) VMware
6 22 (41.51%) SQL Server
7 20 (37.74%) T-SQL
7 20 (37.74%) MS Exchange
8 19 (35.85%) SharePoint
9 18 (33.96%) Windows Server 2008
9 18 (33.96%) Exchange Server 2010
10 15 (28.30%) IIS
10 15 (28.30%) Active Directory
11 14 (26.42%) DNS
11 14 (26.42%) ITIL
11 14 (26.42%) Windows 7
11 14 (26.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 13 (24.53%) MCTS
12 13 (24.53%) MCITP
12 13 (24.53%) MCP
12 13 (24.53%) CCNA
12 13 (24.53%) Cisco Certification
12 13 (24.53%) Legal
13 12 (22.64%) Replication
13 12 (22.64%) .NET
13 12 (22.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 12 (22.64%) Windows 8
14 11 (20.75%) C#
15 10 (18.87%) MCSA
15 10 (18.87%) DHCP

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 20 (37.74%) MS Exchange
2 19 (35.85%) SharePoint
3 18 (33.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (28.30%) IIS
5 10 (18.87%) SharePoint 2010
5 10 (18.87%) SharePoint 2013
6 8 (15.09%) BizTalk Server
7 7 (13.21%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (3.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.89%) CMS
9 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (1.89%) WebSphere
9 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (9.43%) MS Office
1 5 (9.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (15.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (15.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (26.42%) DNS
2 10 (18.87%) DHCP
3 8 (15.09%) SAN
4 6 (11.32%) TCP/IP
5 5 (9.43%) VPN
6 4 (7.55%) FTP
6 4 (7.55%) Internet
6 4 (7.55%) SSL
6 4 (7.55%) VLAN
7 3 (5.66%) H.323
7 3 (5.66%) Firewall
7 3 (5.66%) IPsec
7 3 (5.66%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (5.66%) iSCSI
7 3 (5.66%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (5.66%) FCoE
7 3 (5.66%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (5.66%) Cisco ISE
7 3 (5.66%) MPLS
7 3 (5.66%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (41.51%) SQL Server
2 12 (22.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (16.98%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (16.98%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (15.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database
5 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (5.66%) Oracle9i Database
5 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.89%) MS Access
6 1 (1.89%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) WinDbg
General
1 13 (24.53%) Legal
2 7 (13.21%) Finance
3 3 (5.66%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.77%) Advertising
5 1 (1.89%) Publishing
5 1 (1.89%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (45.28%) Administrator
2 12 (22.64%) DBA
3 10 (18.87%) Systems Administrator
3 10 (18.87%) Windows Administrator
3 10 (18.87%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 9 (16.98%) Developer
4 9 (16.98%) SQL DBA
5 8 (15.09%) SharePoint Developer
6 5 (9.43%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
6 5 (9.43%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 5 (9.43%) IT Consultant
6 5 (9.43%) Senior Consultant
6 5 (9.43%) Consultant
7 4 (7.55%) Analyst
7 4 (7.55%) Desktop Support
7 4 (7.55%) Support Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) Desktop Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (22.64%) .NET
2 9 (16.98%) ASP.NET
2 9 (16.98%) CSS
2 9 (16.98%) HTML
2 9 (16.98%) .NET Framework
3 8 (15.09%) WCF
3 8 (15.09%) Ajax
4 7 (13.21%) COM
5 1 (1.89%) J2EE
5 1 (1.89%) ODBC
5 1 (1.89%) WSDL
5 1 (1.89%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.89%) OLE DB
5 1 (1.89%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.64%) Replication
2 10 (18.87%) Data Centre
3 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.66%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.66%) Clustering
4 3 (5.66%) FlexPod
5 2 (3.77%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.89%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 31 (58.49%) Windows
2 18 (33.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (26.42%) Windows 7
4 12 (22.64%) Windows 8
5 7 (13.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.77%) Windows XP
6 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.77%) Windows Vista
6 2 (3.77%) UNIX
7 1 (1.89%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.42%) ITIL
2 8 (15.09%) OOA/OOD
2 8 (15.09%) OO
2 8 (15.09%) CRM
2 8 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (13.21%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (7.55%) Service Management
4 4 (7.55%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (5.66%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (5.66%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (5.66%) Business Continuity
5 3 (5.66%) Time Management
5 3 (5.66%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (5.66%) Database Mirroring
5 3 (5.66%) Security Patching
6 2 (3.77%) Security Testing
6 2 (3.77%) Validation
6 2 (3.77%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.89%) ITSM
7 1 (1.89%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 27 (50.94%) SQL
2 20 (37.74%) T-SQL
3 11 (20.75%) C#
4 9 (16.98%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.66%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.89%) Java
6 1 (1.89%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 25 (47.17%) MCSE
2 14 (26.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 13 (24.53%) MCTS
3 13 (24.53%) MCITP
3 13 (24.53%) CCNA
3 13 (24.53%) MCP
3 13 (24.53%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (18.87%) MCSA
5 9 (16.98%) Citrix Certification
6 8 (15.09%) MCAD
6 8 (15.09%) MCSD
7 5 (9.43%) EMC Certification
8 4 (7.55%) CCA
9 3 (5.66%) CCNP
9 3 (5.66%) OCP
9 3 (5.66%) Oracle Certification
10 2 (3.77%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (3.77%) MCDST
11 1 (1.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (1.89%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 15 (28.30%) Active Directory
2 7 (13.21%) XenDesktop
2 7 (13.21%) vSphere
3 4 (7.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (5.66%) XenApp
5 1 (1.89%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.89%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.89%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) WSUS
1 3 (5.66%) SCCM
1 3 (5.66%) SCOM
2 1 (1.89%) MOM
Vendors
1 39 (73.58%) Microsoft
2 24 (45.28%) VMware
3 9 (16.98%) Citrix
4 8 (15.09%) Cisco
5 5 (9.43%) EMC
6 4 (7.55%) IBM
6 4 (7.55%) Oracle
7 3 (5.66%) NetApp
7 3 (5.66%) Riverbed
7 3 (5.66%) Meraki
8 2 (3.77%) Apple
9 1 (1.89%) Alias
9 1 (1.89%) Novell
9 1 (1.89%) Google
9 1 (1.89%) Unisys
9 1 (1.89%) Sun
9 1 (1.89%) HP
9 1 (1.89%) Dell
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