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 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
Merseyside / Liverpool
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 28 28
Rank change year-on-year -14 0  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 10 26 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 2.61% 6.50% 6.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.00% 24.53% 22.69%
Number of salaries quoted 9 18 22
Median salary £42,500 £60,000 £25,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.16% +133.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £39,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,800 £65,000 £44,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £36,125 £36,000
% change year-on-year +3.80% +0.34%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Liverpool.

Academic & Professional Certification
Liverpool
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 100 106 119
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 26.11% 26.50% 28.27%
Number of salaries quoted 53 84 72
Median salary £42,500 £38,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.84% +16.92%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Liverpool citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 16 (66.67%) Windows
2 14 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 14 (58.33%) Cisco
3 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
3 13 (54.17%) CCNA
3 13 (54.17%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (50.00%) MCSE
5 10 (41.67%) ITIL
5 10 (41.67%) Active Directory
5 10 (41.67%) VMware
5 10 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (37.50%) Hyper-V
6 9 (37.50%) Firewall
6 9 (37.50%) Finance
6 9 (37.50%) MCSA
7 8 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 8 (33.33%) NetApp
8 7 (29.17%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (29.17%) Data Centre
8 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (29.17%) Windows Server
9 6 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
9 6 (25.00%) vSphere
9 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (25.00%) FlexPod
9 6 (25.00%) XenApp
9 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (25.00%) NCDA
9 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010

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 8 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (20.83%) IIS
4 2 (8.33%) Skype for Business
5 1 (4.17%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (37.50%) Firewall
2 5 (20.83%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (16.67%) NAS
3 4 (16.67%) SAN
4 3 (12.50%) Network Security
5 2 (8.33%) Internet
5 2 (8.33%) Skype
5 2 (8.33%) VoIP
6 1 (4.17%) IP Telephony
6 1 (4.17%) LAN
6 1 (4.17%) Unified Communications
6 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.67%) Azure SQL Database
2 4 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 4 (16.67%) MySQL
2 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
2 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 9 (37.50%) Finance
2 6 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 6 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Administrator
2 5 (20.83%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Senior Cisco Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Senior Server Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Server Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (16.67%) DBA
3 4 (16.67%) SQL DBA
3 4 (16.67%) SQL Server DBA
3 4 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (12.50%) IT Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 3 (12.50%) Systems Support
5 2 (8.33%) Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior SQL DBA
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Data Centre
2 6 (25.00%) FlexPod
3 4 (16.67%) Replication
4 3 (12.50%) Clustering
5 1 (4.17%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 16 (66.67%) Windows
2 7 (29.17%) Windows Server
2 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (20.83%) Data ONTAP
4 1 (4.17%) Android
4 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) ITIL
2 7 (29.17%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (25.00%) Change Management
3 6 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
4 4 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 4 (16.67%) Database Security
4 4 (16.67%) Migration
5 3 (12.50%) Database Optimisation
5 3 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (8.33%) Server Virtualisation
7 1 (4.17%) Performance Optimisation
7 1 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (4.17%) Project Management
7 1 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (4.17%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 4 (16.67%) SQL
1 4 (16.67%) T-SQL
1 4 (16.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (54.17%) CCNA
1 13 (54.17%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (50.00%) MCSE
3 9 (37.50%) MCSA
4 6 (25.00%) MCITP
4 6 (25.00%) NCDA
4 6 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (8.33%) MCSD
6 1 (4.17%) A+ Certification
6 1 (4.17%) CCENT
6 1 (4.17%) Degree
6 1 (4.17%) MCP
6 1 (4.17%) Network+ Certification
System Software
1 10 (41.67%) Active Directory
1 10 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (37.50%) Hyper-V
3 6 (25.00%) vSphere
3 6 (25.00%) XenApp
4 3 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) SCCM
1 4 (16.67%) SCDPM
1 4 (16.67%) SCOM
1 4 (16.67%) SCVMM
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (4.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) Cisco
2 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
3 10 (41.67%) VMware
4 8 (33.33%) NetApp
5 6 (25.00%) Citrix
6 4 (16.67%) HP
7 3 (12.50%) RedGate
8 2 (8.33%) EMC
9 1 (4.17%) Avaya
9 1 (4.17%) Verint
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