Period
to 16 December 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 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 53 54
Rank change year-on-year +11 +1 -11
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 20 19 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 3.51% 2.59% 3.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.49% 12.42% 11.45%
Number of salaries quoted 17 18 20
Liverpool median annual salary £36,000 £43,000 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.28% -0.58% +33.08%
10th Percentile £19,050 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £75,000 £65,000
Merseyside median annual salary £36,000 £42,500 £43,250
% change year-on-year -15.29% -1.73% +8.12%

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 138 153 358
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 24.21% 20.82% 34.16%
Number of salaries quoted 103 104 184
Liverpool median annual salary £41,000 £40,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.61% +1.88% -
10th Percentile £22,950 £25,750 £25,900
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,625 £57,500
Merseyside median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year +2.50% +3.23% -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 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 15 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (40.00%) ITIL
2 8 (40.00%) Windows
2 8 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (35.00%) MCSA
4 6 (30.00%) MS Exchange
4 6 (30.00%) MCSE
4 6 (30.00%) MCP
5 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 5 (25.00%) Finance
5 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (25.00%) Office 365
6 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (20.00%) VMware
6 4 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (20.00%) Service Delivery
6 4 (20.00%) DNS
6 4 (20.00%) ERP
6 4 (20.00%) .NET
6 4 (20.00%) SQL
7 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
7 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
7 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
7 3 (15.00%) CCNP
7 3 (15.00%) CCNA
7 3 (15.00%) Citrix
7 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (15.00%) 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 6 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (10.00%) CMS
4 2 (10.00%) Content Management Server
4 2 (10.00%) EPiServer
4 2 (10.00%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Office 365
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (15.00%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) DNS
2 3 (15.00%) Firewall
2 3 (15.00%) NAS
2 3 (15.00%) SAN
2 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (10.00%) DHCP
3 2 (10.00%) LAN
3 2 (10.00%) VoIP
3 2 (10.00%) WAN
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (10.00%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Law
3 2 (10.00%) Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Developer
1 4 (20.00%) Junior
2 3 (15.00%) IT Support
2 3 (15.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Desktop Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Dynamics AX Project Manager
3 2 (10.00%) ERP Manager
3 2 (10.00%) ERP Project Manager
3 2 (10.00%) IT Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Junior Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Junior IT Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Junior IT Support
3 2 (10.00%) Junior Support Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) 1st Line Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Junior C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (10.00%) CSS
2 2 (10.00%) CSS3
2 2 (10.00%) HTML
2 2 (10.00%) HTML5
2 2 (10.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (5.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.00%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Windows
1 8 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) ITIL
2 4 (20.00%) ERP
2 4 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (10.00%) Coaching
3 2 (10.00%) DevOps
3 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (10.00%) MVC
3 2 (10.00%) Web Development
4 1 (5.00%) Antivirus Management
4 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (5.00%) IT Strategy
4 1 (5.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.00%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) MCSA
2 6 (30.00%) MCP
2 6 (30.00%) MCSE
3 3 (15.00%) CCNA
3 3 (15.00%) CCNP
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (10.00%) MCDST
5 1 (5.00%) ACCA
5 1 (5.00%) CIMA
5 1 (5.00%) Degree
5 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) SCCM
1 2 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) VMware
3 3 (15.00%) Citrix
3 3 (15.00%) SolarWinds
4 2 (10.00%) NetApp
4 2 (10.00%) Sitecore
5 1 (5.00%) Avaya
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco
5 1 (5.00%) Dell
5 1 (5.00%) EMC
5 1 (5.00%) Epicor
5 1 (5.00%) Infor
5 1 (5.00%) JD Edwards
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle
5 1 (5.00%) Sage
5 1 (5.00%) SAP
5 1 (5.00%) Veeam
5 1 (5.00%) Virgin Media