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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
Merseyside / Liverpool
Rank 38 44 31
Rank change year-on-year +6 -13  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 15 13 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 3.72% 3.32% 6.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.56% 15.66% 20.47%
Number of salaries quoted 15 5 23
Median salary £45,000 £60,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +48.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £43,500 £21,700
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71%  

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 103 83 127
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 25.56% 21.17% 29.60%
Number of salaries quoted 62 52 96
Median salary £42,750 £41,750 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.39% +3.08%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,650 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,825 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Liverpool over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Liverpool

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 21 (70.00%) SQL Server
1 21 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (63.33%) Cisco
3 17 (56.67%) Windows
3 17 (56.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (53.33%) VMware
5 14 (46.67%) MCSE
5 14 (46.67%) MS Excel
5 14 (46.67%) IIS
6 13 (43.33%) Active Directory
7 12 (40.00%) CCNA
7 12 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (40.00%) Finance
7 12 (40.00%) Data Centre
8 11 (36.67%) Citrix
9 10 (33.33%) ITIL
9 10 (33.33%) Windows Server
10 9 (30.00%) EMC
11 8 (26.67%) NetApp
11 8 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (26.67%) MS Exchange
11 8 (26.67%) Linux
11 8 (26.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
12 7 (23.33%) Capacity Planning
12 7 (23.33%) ITIL V3
12 7 (23.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (23.33%) Hyper-V
12 7 (23.33%) Degree

Microsoft Certification
Top Related 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 14 (46.67%) IIS
2 8 (26.67%) MS Exchange
3 6 (20.00%) Apache
3 6 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (20.00%) JBoss
3 6 (20.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (46.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (56.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (20.00%) IaaS
3 6 (20.00%) PaaS
3 6 (20.00%) SaaS
4 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) Firewall
1 7 (23.33%) SAN
2 6 (20.00%) DHCP
2 6 (20.00%) DNS
2 6 (20.00%) VPN
3 5 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (23.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (20.00%) Azure SQL Database
3 6 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 6 (20.00%) MySQL
3 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 6 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
General
1 12 (40.00%) Finance
2 7 (23.33%) Banking
3 6 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (10.00%) Marketing
5 1 (3.33%) Legal
5 1 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Architect
1 7 (23.33%) Infrastructure Architect
2 6 (20.00%) Cloud Architect
2 6 (20.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
2 6 (20.00%) DBA
2 6 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) SQL DBA
2 6 (20.00%) SQL Server DBA
3 5 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Senior Server Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Server Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (10.00%) CRM Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Senior DBA
5 2 (6.67%) Senior SQL DBA
5 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Production DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) Middleware
2 3 (10.00%) .NET
2 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (10.00%) HTML
2 3 (10.00%) HTML5
2 3 (10.00%) jQuery
2 3 (10.00%) REST
2 3 (10.00%) SOAP
2 3 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (20.00%) FlexPod
2 6 (20.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 6 (20.00%) Public Cloud
2 6 (20.00%) Replication
2 6 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (13.33%) Clustering
4 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.33%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (56.67%) Windows
2 10 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 8 (26.67%) Linux
4 7 (23.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (16.67%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (3.33%) HPUX
7 1 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) ITIL
2 8 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (23.33%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (23.33%) ITIL V3
3 7 (23.33%) Virtual Environments
4 6 (20.00%) Change Management
4 6 (20.00%) Database Security
4 6 (20.00%) DevOps
4 6 (20.00%) Identity Management
4 6 (20.00%) IT Strategy
4 6 (20.00%) Line Management
4 6 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 6 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 6 (20.00%) Migration
4 6 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 6 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 6 (20.00%) TOGAF
4 6 (20.00%) Wealth Management
5 4 (13.33%) Database Optimisation
6 3 (10.00%) Marketing Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) SQL
2 6 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (10.00%) C#
3 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (46.67%) MCSE
2 12 (40.00%) CCNA
2 12 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (26.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (23.33%) Degree
5 6 (20.00%) EMC Certification
5 6 (20.00%) MCITP
5 6 (20.00%) NCDA
6 4 (13.33%) MCSA
7 2 (6.67%) MCSD
8 1 (3.33%) CCA
8 1 (3.33%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (3.33%) VCAP
System Software
1 16 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (43.33%) Active Directory
3 7 (23.33%) Hyper-V
4 6 (20.00%) vSphere
5 3 (10.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) AirWatch
2 1 (3.33%) Nagios
2 1 (3.33%) SCOM
2 1 (3.33%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 21 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (63.33%) Cisco
3 16 (53.33%) VMware
4 11 (36.67%) Citrix
5 9 (30.00%) EMC
6 8 (26.67%) NetApp
7 6 (20.00%) IBM
7 6 (20.00%) Oracle
7 6 (20.00%) Software AG
8 4 (13.33%) RedGate
9 3 (10.00%) HP
10 1 (3.33%) Dell
10 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
Liverpool
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + ITIL certs + package
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Elevate Recruitment
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: To £45,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago