Period
to 16 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Liverpool with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 61 41
Rank change year-on-year +9 -20 -12
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 21 21 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 2.97% 2.72% 4.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.13% 10.40% 19.05%
Number of salaries quoted 17 25 28
Liverpool median annual salary £30,000 £40,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% -23.81% +23.53%
10th Percentile £21,250 £31,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £47,200 £45,000 £65,000
Merseyside median annual salary £30,750 £40,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -23.13% -23.81% +16.67%

Microsoft Certification is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Liverpool with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Liverpool
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 160 202 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 22.63% 26.20% 25.83%
Number of salaries quoted 128 104 148
Liverpool median annual salary £48,000 £38,500 £39,375
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.68% -2.22% -1.56%
10th Percentile £25,575 £21,550 £24,850
90th Percentile £67,500 £57,500 £65,000
Merseyside median annual salary £47,500 £38,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year +23.38% -0.65% -3.13%

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

Job postings citing Microsoft Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Liverpool.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Liverpool

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in Liverpool

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Liverpool over the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Liverpool region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 16 (76.19%) Microsoft
2 10 (47.62%) SQL Server
2 10 (47.62%) MCSA
3 9 (42.86%) SQL
3 9 (42.86%) .NET
4 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (38.10%) MCP
5 7 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 7 (33.33%) Windows
5 7 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 7 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (28.57%) MCSE
6 6 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (28.57%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (23.81%) ITIL
7 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
7 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
7 5 (23.81%) Hyper-V
7 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (23.81%) VMware
7 5 (23.81%) Office 365
8 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (19.05%) SolarWinds
8 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (19.05%) DNS
8 4 (19.05%) SAN

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool 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 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
2 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 2 (9.52%) CMS
4 1 (4.76%) Apache
4 1 (4.76%) Confluence
4 1 (4.76%) EPiServer
4 1 (4.76%) IIS
4 1 (4.76%) JBoss
4 1 (4.76%) nginx
4 1 (4.76%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (4.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.76%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (23.81%) Office 365
2 3 (14.29%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.76%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
2 4 (19.05%) DNS
2 4 (19.05%) Firewall
2 4 (19.05%) SAN
3 3 (14.29%) NAS
4 2 (9.52%) DHCP
5 1 (4.76%) LAN
5 1 (4.76%) Skype
5 1 (4.76%) VLAN
5 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (47.62%) SQL Server
2 7 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (28.57%) Crystal Reports
3 6 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (9.52%) MongoDB
5 1 (4.76%) Couchbase
5 1 (4.76%) MySQL
5 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
5 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) JIRA
1 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
1 3 (14.29%) Law
2 1 (4.76%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Developer
2 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 4 (19.05%) Junior
3 3 (14.29%) Junior Business Intelligence Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Junior Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Dynamics AX Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) ERP Manager
4 2 (9.52%) ERP Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Report Writer
5 1 (4.76%) CRM Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Dynamics AX Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Trainee
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) .NET
2 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (4.76%) CSS
4 1 (4.76%) HTML
4 1 (4.76%) HTML5
4 1 (4.76%) jQuery
4 1 (4.76%) LAMP
4 1 (4.76%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (4.76%) LINQ
4 1 (4.76%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (4.76%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (4.76%) Universal Windows Platform
4 1 (4.76%) WCF
4 1 (4.76%) Web Services
4 1 (4.76%) WinForms
4 1 (4.76%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (4.76%) Clustering
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Licensing
2 1 (4.76%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.76%) CentOS
3 1 (4.76%) Linux
3 1 (4.76%) Mac OS X
3 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (23.81%) ITIL
3 3 (14.29%) ERP
3 3 (14.29%) MVC
4 2 (9.52%) Coaching
4 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
4 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.76%) Capacity Management
5 1 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (4.76%) Change Management
5 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.76%) DevOps
5 1 (4.76%) Domain-Driven Design
5 1 (4.76%) IT Strategy
5 1 (4.76%) Line Management
5 1 (4.76%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (4.76%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (4.76%) Software Licensing
5 1 (4.76%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) SQL
2 7 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 3 (14.29%) C#
4 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.76%) Perl
5 1 (4.76%) Python
5 1 (4.76%) Ruby
5 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.76%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (47.62%) MCSA
2 8 (38.10%) MCP
3 6 (28.57%) MCSE
4 3 (14.29%) CCNA
4 3 (14.29%) CCNP
4 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (4.76%) ACCA
5 1 (4.76%) CCA
5 1 (4.76%) CIMA
5 1 (4.76%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (4.76%) Master's Degree
5 1 (4.76%) MCAD
5 1 (4.76%) MCITP
5 1 (4.76%) RHCA
5 1 (4.76%) TOGAF Certification
5 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) GDPR
1 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
1 5 (23.81%) Hyper-V
2 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (4.76%) Docker
4 1 (4.76%) VirtualBox
4 1 (4.76%) XenApp
4 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (9.52%) SCCM
3 1 (4.76%) CFEngine
3 1 (4.76%) Kubernetes
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (4.76%) Nagios
3 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.76%) Puppet
3 1 (4.76%) Rancher
3 1 (4.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (76.19%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) VMware
3 4 (19.05%) SolarWinds
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix
5 1 (4.76%) Atlassian
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco
5 1 (4.76%) Google
5 1 (4.76%) HP
5 1 (4.76%) New Relic
5 1 (4.76%) Sitecore
5 1 (4.76%) Sophos
5 1 (4.76%) Twitter
5 1 (4.76%) Veeam