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

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 34 36 47
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +11
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 30 26 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 5.37% 5.25% 3.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.98% 17.81% 15.44%
Number of salaries quoted 21 19 21
Median salary £47,500 £22,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+115.90% -45.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,484 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median 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
143 146 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 25.58% 29.49% 21.25%
Number of salaries quoted 105 87 116
Median salary £40,000 £37,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.96% -16.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,000 £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 23 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 23 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 -1 29 £47,500 +115.90% 1
St Helens -3 1 £45,000 -
Microsoft Certification
North West

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 23 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 40 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 34 (75.56%) Windows
3 28 (62.22%) SQL
3 28 (62.22%) ITIL
3 28 (62.22%) Finance
4 26 (57.78%) Citrix
5 25 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (53.33%) IIS
6 24 (53.33%) HP
7 23 (51.11%) SQL Server
7 23 (51.11%) Windows Server
8 22 (48.89%) Data Centre
8 22 (48.89%) ITIL V3
8 22 (48.89%) SAN
8 22 (48.89%) Disaster Recovery
9 21 (46.67%) Banking
9 21 (46.67%) TOGAF
10 19 (42.22%) VMware
10 19 (42.22%) XenApp
10 19 (42.22%) MCSE
11 17 (37.78%) PowerShell
12 15 (33.33%) Project Management
12 15 (33.33%) PaaS
12 15 (33.33%) IaaS
13 14 (31.11%) Infrastructure Management
13 14 (31.11%) SCOrch
13 14 (31.11%) Confluence
13 14 (31.11%) EdgeSight
13 14 (31.11%) Converged Infrastructure
13 14 (31.11%) Nagios

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 (53.33%) IIS
2 14 (31.11%) Confluence
3 7 (15.56%) Apache
3 7 (15.56%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (15.56%) JBoss
3 7 (15.56%) Tomcat
4 6 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (13.33%) MS Exchange
5 3 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (31.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (33.33%) IaaS
1 15 (33.33%) PaaS
2 14 (31.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (20.00%) Office 365
4 7 (15.56%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (15.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (48.89%) SAN
2 11 (24.44%) DHCP
2 11 (24.44%) DNS
2 11 (24.44%) VPN
3 9 (20.00%) Firewall
4 7 (15.56%) LAN
4 7 (15.56%) WAN
5 3 (6.67%) DSL
5 3 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (6.67%) IP Telephony
5 3 (6.67%) iSCSI
5 3 (6.67%) MPLS
5 3 (6.67%) NetScaler
5 3 (6.67%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (51.11%) SQL Server
2 9 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (15.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (11.11%) Azure SQL Database
5 5 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 5 (11.11%) MongoDB
5 5 (11.11%) MySQL
5 5 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 14 (31.11%) JIRA
General
1 28 (62.22%) Finance
2 21 (46.67%) Banking
3 6 (13.33%) Telecoms
4 3 (6.67%) Law
5 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (24.44%) IT Support
2 9 (20.00%) ICT Support
3 8 (17.78%) Administrator
3 8 (17.78%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 8 (17.78%) Team Leader
4 7 (15.56%) Architect
4 7 (15.56%) Citrix Team Leader
4 7 (15.56%) Cloud Architect
4 7 (15.56%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 7 (15.56%) DBA
4 7 (15.56%) Infrastructure Architect
4 7 (15.56%) SQL DBA
5 6 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (13.33%) ICT Assistant
5 6 (13.33%) IT Assistant
5 6 (13.33%) IT Support Assistant
5 6 (13.33%) Network Administrator
5 6 (13.33%) Network Support
5 6 (13.33%) Support Assistant
5 6 (13.33%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 22 (48.89%) Data Centre
2 14 (31.11%) Wiki
3 13 (28.89%) Replication
4 8 (17.78%) Clustering
5 7 (15.56%) Hybrid Cloud
5 7 (15.56%) Public Cloud
5 7 (15.56%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (6.67%) HP StoreVirtual
6 3 (6.67%) iPad
6 3 (6.67%) iPhone
6 3 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 34 (75.56%) Windows
2 25 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 23 (51.11%) Windows Server
4 12 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (15.56%) Linux
5 7 (15.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (6.67%) Android
6 3 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (62.22%) ITIL
2 22 (48.89%) Disaster Recovery
2 22 (48.89%) ITIL V3
3 21 (46.67%) TOGAF
4 15 (33.33%) Project Management
5 14 (31.11%) Converged Infrastructure
5 14 (31.11%) Infrastructure Management
6 10 (22.22%) Line Management
6 10 (22.22%) Mentoring
7 7 (15.56%) DevOps
7 7 (15.56%) Identity Management
7 7 (15.56%) Load Balancing
7 7 (15.56%) Mobile Device Management
7 7 (15.56%) PRINCE2
7 7 (15.56%) Wealth Management
8 6 (13.33%) Data Protection
8 6 (13.33%) Information Security
9 5 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (11.11%) Database Security
9 5 (11.11%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 28 (62.22%) SQL
2 17 (37.78%) PowerShell
3 7 (15.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (42.22%) MCSE
2 14 (31.11%) Citrix Certification
3 10 (22.22%) MCSA
4 9 (20.00%) MCITP
5 8 (17.78%) Degree
6 7 (15.56%) CCNA
6 7 (15.56%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (15.56%) EMC Certification
7 5 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (6.67%) A+ Certification
8 3 (6.67%) Network+ Certification
8 3 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (2.22%) DBS Check
9 1 (2.22%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (42.22%) XenApp
2 14 (31.11%) Microsoft App-V
3 13 (28.89%) Active Directory
4 11 (24.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (6.67%) Hyper-V
6 3 (6.67%) vSphere
6 3 (6.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (31.11%) EdgeSight
1 14 (31.11%) Nagios
1 14 (31.11%) SCOM
1 14 (31.11%) SCOrch
2 13 (28.89%) SCCM
3 7 (15.56%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 40 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 26 (57.78%) Citrix
3 24 (53.33%) HP
4 19 (42.22%) VMware
5 10 (22.22%) EMC
6 9 (20.00%) Avaya
6 9 (20.00%) Cisco
7 7 (15.56%) IBM
7 7 (15.56%) Oracle
7 7 (15.56%) Software AG
8 6 (13.33%) Dell
8 6 (13.33%) SonicWALL
8 6 (13.33%) Sophos
9 5 (11.11%) RedGate
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