The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Birkenhead region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 4 - 7
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 3 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birkenhead 27.27% - 8.33%
As % of the Vendors category 30.00% - 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Average salary £25,000 - £19,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Microsoft
Merseyside

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birkenhead region.

Vendors Category
Birkenhead
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birkenhead 90.91% - 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 1
Average salary £34,375 - £19,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Birkenhead

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Birkenhead region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Birkenhead

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Birkenhead

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Birkenhead region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Birkenhead

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birkenhead

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Birkenhead region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft.

1 8 (88.89%) MS Excel
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) C#
3 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 4 (44.44%) Legal
3 4 (44.44%) MS Office
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (33.33%) SDLC
4 3 (33.33%) Law
4 3 (33.33%) Visualfiles
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 1 (11.11%) HTML
6 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (11.11%) Advertising
6 1 (11.11%) VMware
6 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
6 1 (11.11%) .NET
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle
6 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
6 1 (11.11%) CSS
6 1 (11.11%) SOAP
6 1 (11.11%) Web Services
6 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 1 (11.11%) CRM
6 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
6 1 (11.11%) LAN
6 1 (11.11%) WAN

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Birkenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Birkenhead region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (88.89%) MS Excel
2 4 (44.44%) MS Office
3 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Visualfiles
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
1 1 (11.11%) DHCP
1 1 (11.11%) SNMP
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 1 (11.11%) VPN
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (44.44%) Legal
2 3 (33.33%) Law
3 1 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) IT Support Technician
2 3 (33.33%) IT Support
2 3 (33.33%) Support Technician
2 3 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support Technician
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Technician
4 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Support
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
1 1 (11.11%) SOAP
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
1 1 (11.11%) WPF
1 1 (11.11%) jQuery
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (11.11%) HTML5
1 1 (11.11%) CSS3
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Android
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (11.11%) MVVM
3 1 (11.11%) Android Development
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
3 1 (11.11%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco
1 1 (11.11%) VMware
1 1 (11.11%) Xamarin