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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 34 49 44
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 28 18 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 5.96% 2.85% 3.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 21.21% 12.50% 14.78%
Number of salaries quoted 22 16 16
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 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,661 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -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
132 144 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 28.09% 22.78% 24.26%
Number of salaries quoted 85 117 93
Average salary £36,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.29% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £27,275
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,250 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 29 May 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 29 May 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 25 £29,500 -34.44% 3
St Helens 0 3 £45,000 -
Microsoft Certification
North West

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 42 (79.25%) Microsoft
2 31 (58.49%) SQL
3 30 (56.60%) Windows
4 26 (49.06%) SQL Server
5 24 (45.28%) T-SQL
6 21 (39.62%) MCSE
6 21 (39.62%) SharePoint
7 20 (37.74%) VMware
8 17 (32.08%) MS Exchange
8 17 (32.08%) IIS
9 16 (30.19%) MCP
10 15 (28.30%) .NET
10 15 (28.30%) MCTS
10 15 (28.30%) Exchange Server 2010
11 14 (26.42%) Windows Server 2008
11 14 (26.42%) C#
11 14 (26.42%) ITIL
11 14 (26.42%) Active Directory
12 13 (24.53%) DNS
12 13 (24.53%) ASP.NET
12 13 (24.53%) CSS
12 13 (24.53%) HTML
12 13 (24.53%) JavaScript
12 13 (24.53%) Replication
12 13 (24.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 12 (22.64%) .NET Framework
13 12 (22.64%) MCITP
13 12 (22.64%) SharePoint 2010
13 12 (22.64%) SharePoint 2013
13 12 (22.64%) CCNA

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 21 (39.62%) SharePoint
2 17 (32.08%) MS Exchange
2 17 (32.08%) IIS
3 15 (28.30%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (22.64%) SharePoint 2010
4 12 (22.64%) SharePoint 2013
5 11 (20.75%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (13.21%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (3.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.89%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.89%) Umbraco
8 1 (1.89%) CMS
8 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (9.43%) MS Excel
1 5 (9.43%) MS Office
2 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (20.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.89%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 11 (20.75%) Office 365
1 11 (20.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (24.53%) 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%) SSL
6 4 (7.55%) Internet
6 4 (7.55%) VLAN
7 3 (5.66%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (5.66%) iSCSI
7 3 (5.66%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (5.66%) Cisco ISE
7 3 (5.66%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (5.66%) FCoE
7 3 (5.66%) DSL
7 3 (5.66%) MPLS
7 3 (5.66%) H.323
7 3 (5.66%) IPsec
7 3 (5.66%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (49.06%) SQL Server
2 13 (24.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (20.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (18.87%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (18.87%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database
5 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (5.66%) Oracle9i Database
6 2 (3.77%) MySQL
7 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.89%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) WinDbg
1 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (18.87%) Legal
2 7 (13.21%) Finance
3 3 (5.66%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.89%) Banking
4 1 (1.89%) Advertising
4 1 (1.89%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (39.62%) Administrator
2 13 (24.53%) DBA
2 13 (24.53%) Developer
3 11 (20.75%) SharePoint Developer
4 10 (18.87%) SQL DBA
5 7 (13.21%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (13.21%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 7 (13.21%) Windows Administrator
6 4 (7.55%) Support Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Desktop Support
6 4 (7.55%) Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) IT Consultant
6 4 (7.55%) Senior Consultant
6 4 (7.55%) Consultant
6 4 (7.55%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
6 4 (7.55%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (28.30%) .NET
2 13 (24.53%) ASP.NET
2 13 (24.53%) CSS
2 13 (24.53%) HTML
3 12 (22.64%) .NET Framework
4 11 (20.75%) WCF
4 11 (20.75%) Ajax
5 6 (11.32%) COM
6 1 (1.89%) HTML5
6 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (1.89%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (1.89%) OLE DB
6 1 (1.89%) WSDL
6 1 (1.89%) ODBC
6 1 (1.89%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.53%) Replication
2 9 (16.98%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.66%) FlexPod
3 3 (5.66%) Clustering
3 3 (5.66%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.77%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.89%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 30 (56.60%) Windows
2 14 (26.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (20.75%) Windows 7
4 9 (16.98%) Windows 8
5 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.77%) UNIX
6 2 (3.77%) Windows XP
6 2 (3.77%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.89%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.42%) ITIL
2 11 (20.75%) CRM
2 11 (20.75%) OOA/OOD
2 11 (20.75%) OO
2 11 (20.75%) 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%) Database Mirroring
5 3 (5.66%) Security Patching
5 3 (5.66%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (5.66%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (5.66%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (5.66%) Business Continuity
6 2 (3.77%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.77%) Time Management
7 1 (1.89%) Open Source
7 1 (1.89%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.89%) Computer Security
7 1 (1.89%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (58.49%) SQL
2 24 (45.28%) T-SQL
3 14 (26.42%) C#
4 13 (24.53%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.66%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.89%) PHP
6 1 (1.89%) Java
6 1 (1.89%) VBScript
6 1 (1.89%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (39.62%) MCSE
2 16 (30.19%) MCP
3 15 (28.30%) MCTS
4 12 (22.64%) MCITP
4 12 (22.64%) CCNA
4 12 (22.64%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (20.75%) MCAD
5 11 (20.75%) MCSD
5 11 (20.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (15.09%) Citrix Certification
7 7 (13.21%) MCSA
8 4 (7.55%) CCA
8 4 (7.55%) EMC Certification
9 3 (5.66%) OCP
9 3 (5.66%) Oracle Certification
9 3 (5.66%) CCNP
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 14 (26.42%) Active Directory
2 7 (13.21%) vSphere
2 7 (13.21%) XenDesktop
3 4 (7.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (5.66%) XenApp
5 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.89%) Forefront TMG
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 42 (79.25%) Microsoft
2 20 (37.74%) VMware
3 8 (15.09%) Citrix
4 7 (13.21%) Cisco
5 4 (7.55%) Oracle
5 4 (7.55%) IBM
5 4 (7.55%) EMC
6 3 (5.66%) Riverbed
6 3 (5.66%) Meraki
6 3 (5.66%) NetApp
7 2 (3.77%) Apple
8 1 (1.89%) Google
8 1 (1.89%) EPiServer
8 1 (1.89%) Novell
8 1 (1.89%) Alias
8 1 (1.89%) Sun
8 1 (1.89%) HP
8 1 (1.89%) Dell
8 1 (1.89%) Unisys
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