The first table below looks at the demand for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the St Helens region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the St Helens region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 7 12 12
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 1 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Helens 5.56% 6.45% 6.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 25.00% 28.57% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 2
Average salary £35,000 £25,000 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -30.06%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
Qualifications Category
St Helens
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
4 7 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Helens 22.22% 22.58% 31.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 10
Average salary £39,000 £25,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+56.00% -43.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,800 £23,250 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,800 £70,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Microsoft Certification
Merseyside

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in St Helens

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the St Helens region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in St Helens

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in St Helens

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the St Helens region.

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in St Helens

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Helens

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the St Helens 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 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) CommVault
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) MOF
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Telerik
2 1 (50.00%) Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) MCTS
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) LINQ
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) SCOM
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) 3PAR
2 1 (50.00%) NCIE
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in St Helens by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the St Helens 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) C# Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) LINQ
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Phone 8
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE
1 1 (50.00%) MOF
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (50.00%) MCTS
1 1 (50.00%) MCITP
1 1 (50.00%) NCIE
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) CommVault
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Telerik
2 1 (50.00%) 3PAR