Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 66 40
Rank change year-on-year +20 -26 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 19 9 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 2.98% 1.22% 5.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.67% 5.92% 15.92%
Number of salaries quoted 16 9 34
Liverpool median annual salary £32,750 £42,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.94% -19.05% +40.00%
10th Percentile £18,500 £36,250 £27,545
90th Percentile £62,500 £44,050 £65,000
Merseyside median annual salary £31,500 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -21.25% -15.79% +18.75%

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 178 152 314
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 27.94% 20.65% 32.98%
Number of salaries quoted 136 81 179
Liverpool median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,625 £58,750 £65,000
Merseyside median annual salary £47,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +26.67% -6.25% -

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 25 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
2 11 (57.89%) MCSA
3 9 (47.37%) MCP
4 8 (42.11%) SQL
4 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
5 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Office
5 7 (36.84%) T-SQL
5 7 (36.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 7 (36.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (31.58%) .NET
6 6 (31.58%) Crystal Reports
6 6 (31.58%) Windows
6 6 (31.58%) ITIL
6 6 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (31.58%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (31.58%) MCSE
7 5 (26.32%) Finance
7 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
8 4 (21.05%) SolarWinds
8 4 (21.05%) Office 365
8 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (21.05%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (21.05%) VMware
8 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
8 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
8 4 (21.05%) ERP
8 4 (21.05%) Active Directory

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 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
1 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) Apache
2 1 (5.26%) JBoss
2 1 (5.26%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (5.26%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Office 365
2 3 (15.79%) Dynamics 365
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
2 3 (15.79%) DNS
2 3 (15.79%) Firewall
2 3 (15.79%) NAS
2 3 (15.79%) SAN
3 1 (5.26%) DHCP
3 1 (5.26%) LAN
3 1 (5.26%) VoIP
3 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 7 (36.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (31.58%) Crystal Reports
3 6 (31.58%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (10.53%) MongoDB
5 1 (5.26%) Couchbase
5 1 (5.26%) MySQL
5 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
5 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Law
3 2 (10.53%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Junior
2 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Junior Business Intelligence Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Junior Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Project Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Desktop Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support
4 2 (10.53%) Dynamics AX Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) ERP Manager
4 2 (10.53%) ERP Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) IT Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) IT Support
4 2 (10.53%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Junior IT Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Junior IT Support
4 2 (10.53%) Junior Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Report Writer
4 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) LAMP
2 1 (5.26%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (5.26%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (5.26%) Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.26%) CentOS
3 1 (5.26%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) ITIL
2 4 (21.05%) ERP
2 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
3 2 (10.53%) Coaching
3 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
3 2 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.26%) Capacity Management
4 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.26%) DevOps
4 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.26%) IT Strategy
4 1 (5.26%) Logistics
4 1 (5.26%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (5.26%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) SQL
2 7 (36.84%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.26%) Perl
3 1 (5.26%) Python
3 1 (5.26%) Ruby
3 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) MCSA
2 9 (47.37%) MCP
3 6 (31.58%) MCSE
4 3 (15.79%) CCNA
4 3 (15.79%) CCNP
4 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (10.53%) Degree
5 2 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (10.53%) MCDST
6 1 (5.26%) ACCA
6 1 (5.26%) CIMA
6 1 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (5.26%) Master's Degree
6 1 (5.26%) RHCA
6 1 (5.26%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) GDPR
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
1 1 (5.26%) QA
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
1 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (5.26%) Docker
3 1 (5.26%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (10.53%) SCCM
3 1 (5.26%) CFEngine
3 1 (5.26%) Kubernetes
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (5.26%) Nagios
3 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.26%) Puppet
3 1 (5.26%) Rancher
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) SolarWinds
2 4 (21.05%) VMware
3 2 (10.53%) Citrix
4 1 (5.26%) Epicor
4 1 (5.26%) Infor
4 1 (5.26%) JD Edwards
4 1 (5.26%) New Relic
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle
4 1 (5.26%) Sage
4 1 (5.26%) SAP
4 1 (5.26%) Veeam