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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 46 44 39
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 11 21 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.42% 3.49% 5.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.59% 16.15% 23.57%
Number of salaries quoted 7 21 22
Average salary £22,000 £24,250 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.27% -47.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,600 £22,500 £31,200
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £49,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -7.50%
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
128 130 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 28.13% 21.63% 22.95%
Number of salaries quoted 80 110 106
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +10 10 £22,000 -30.84% 6
Wirral +11 1 £34,000 -12.82% 1
Microsoft Certification
North West

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 27 (65.85%) Microsoft
2 24 (58.54%) MCSE
3 22 (53.66%) VMware
4 19 (46.34%) Windows
5 15 (36.59%) MS Exchange
5 15 (36.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (34.15%) Windows 7
6 14 (34.15%) Exchange Server 2010
6 14 (34.15%) SQL
7 13 (31.71%) Legal
8 12 (29.27%) SQL Server
8 12 (29.27%) MCSA
8 12 (29.27%) CCNA
8 12 (29.27%) Citrix
8 12 (29.27%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (26.83%) Cisco
9 11 (26.83%) ITIL
10 10 (24.39%) T-SQL
10 10 (24.39%) MS Excel
10 10 (24.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 10 (24.39%) Windows 8
11 9 (21.95%) Replication
11 9 (21.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 9 (21.95%) SharePoint
11 9 (21.95%) Citrix Certification
11 9 (21.95%) Active Directory
12 8 (19.51%) EMC
12 8 (19.51%) DNS
12 8 (19.51%) EMC Certification
12 8 (19.51%) COM

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 15 (36.59%) MS Exchange
2 14 (34.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (21.95%) SharePoint
4 4 (9.76%) IIS
5 3 (7.32%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (7.32%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (4.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (2.44%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (2.44%) CMS
7 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (2.44%) Node.js
Applications
1 10 (24.39%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.51%) DNS
2 6 (14.63%) DHCP
3 5 (12.20%) SAN
4 4 (9.76%) Internet
4 4 (9.76%) VLAN
4 4 (9.76%) TCP/IP
5 3 (7.32%) VPN
5 3 (7.32%) SSL
5 3 (7.32%) HTTP
5 3 (7.32%) LAN
5 3 (7.32%) VoIP
5 3 (7.32%) WAN
5 3 (7.32%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (7.32%) iSCSI
5 3 (7.32%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (7.32%) MPLS
5 3 (7.32%) DSL
5 3 (7.32%) H.323
5 3 (7.32%) IPsec
5 3 (7.32%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (29.27%) SQL Server
2 9 (21.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (17.07%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (14.63%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database
5 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (7.32%) Oracle9i Database
5 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 13 (31.71%) Legal
2 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.88%) Finance
3 2 (4.88%) Advertising
4 1 (2.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (51.22%) Administrator
2 10 (24.39%) Windows Administrator
2 10 (24.39%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 10 (24.39%) Systems Administrator
3 9 (21.95%) DBA
4 8 (19.51%) IT Consultant
4 8 (19.51%) Senior Consultant
4 8 (19.51%) Consultant
4 8 (19.51%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
4 8 (19.51%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 6 (14.63%) SQL DBA
6 4 (9.76%) Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Support Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) .NET Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Desktop Support
8 2 (4.88%) Desktop Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) SharePoint Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.51%) COM
2 5 (12.20%) .NET
3 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET
3 3 (7.32%) HTML
3 3 (7.32%) CSS
4 2 (4.88%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.44%) WCF
5 1 (2.44%) HTML5
5 1 (2.44%) Entity Framework
5 1 (2.44%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.44%) Ajax
5 1 (2.44%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) Replication
2 8 (19.51%) Data Centre
3 4 (9.76%) Clustering
4 3 (7.32%) FlexPod
4 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.88%) Blackberry
5 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (46.34%) Windows
2 15 (36.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (34.15%) Windows 7
4 10 (24.39%) Windows 8
5 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.44%) UNIX
6 1 (2.44%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.83%) ITIL
2 7 (17.07%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (9.76%) Service Management
3 4 (9.76%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (9.76%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (7.32%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (7.32%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (7.32%) Database Mirroring
4 3 (7.32%) Security Patching
4 3 (7.32%) Business Continuity
4 3 (7.32%) Time Management
5 2 (4.88%) MVC
5 2 (4.88%) Validation
5 2 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.88%) Incident Management
5 2 (4.88%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.88%) Security Testing
6 1 (2.44%) SDLC
6 1 (2.44%) Database Security
6 1 (2.44%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 14 (34.15%) SQL
2 10 (24.39%) T-SQL
3 5 (12.20%) C#
4 3 (7.32%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 24 (58.54%) MCSE
2 12 (29.27%) MCSA
2 12 (29.27%) CCNA
2 12 (29.27%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (24.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 9 (21.95%) Citrix Certification
5 8 (19.51%) EMC Certification
5 8 (19.51%) MCITP
6 6 (14.63%) MCTS
7 3 (7.32%) OCP
7 3 (7.32%) Oracle Certification
7 3 (7.32%) CCNP
7 3 (7.32%) MCP
8 2 (4.88%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (4.88%) MCDST
9 1 (2.44%) A+ Certification
9 1 (2.44%) MCAD
9 1 (2.44%) MCSD
9 1 (2.44%) MCDBA
9 1 (2.44%) CCA
System Software
1 9 (21.95%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.76%) vSphere
3 3 (7.32%) XenApp
3 3 (7.32%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.44%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.44%) ISA Server
4 1 (2.44%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) WSUS
1 3 (7.32%) SCCM
1 3 (7.32%) SCOM
2 1 (2.44%) MOM
Vendors
1 27 (65.85%) Microsoft
2 22 (53.66%) VMware
3 12 (29.27%) Citrix
4 11 (26.83%) Cisco
5 8 (19.51%) EMC
6 3 (7.32%) Oracle
6 3 (7.32%) IBM
6 3 (7.32%) NetApp
6 3 (7.32%) Riverbed
6 3 (7.32%) Meraki
7 2 (4.88%) HP
8 1 (2.44%) Dell
8 1 (2.44%) Sun
8 1 (2.44%) Novell
8 1 (2.44%) AppSense
8 1 (2.44%) Google
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