The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 10 13 12
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 66 67 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 13.89% 13.96% 16.01%
As % of the Vendors category 30.28% 28.63% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 53 50 78
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £25,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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 Liverpool region.

Vendors Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
218 234 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 45.89% 48.75% 48.02%
Number of salaries quoted 179 208 231
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +23.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Liverpool

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Liverpool

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 65 (47.10%) MS Excel
2 56 (40.58%) Windows
3 41 (29.71%) .NET
4 35 (25.36%) SQL
4 35 (25.36%) ITIL
5 34 (24.64%) TCP/IP
6 33 (23.91%) Active Directory
6 33 (23.91%) HP
7 30 (21.74%) Degree
8 27 (19.57%) C#
9 26 (18.84%) Finance
10 25 (18.12%) SQL Server
10 25 (18.12%) MS Exchange
11 24 (17.39%) DNS
12 23 (16.67%) Cisco
13 22 (15.94%) Microsoft Certification
14 20 (14.49%) ASP.NET
15 19 (13.77%) VMware
16 17 (12.32%) Firewall
16 17 (12.32%) VB.NET
16 17 (12.32%) Hyper-V
17 16 (11.59%) VMware Infrastructure
17 16 (11.59%) MS Office
18 15 (10.87%) MVC
18 15 (10.87%) MCITP
18 15 (10.87%) PowerShell
19 14 (10.14%) ASP.NET MVC
19 14 (10.14%) WCF
20 13 (9.42%) Dell
20 13 (9.42%) Citrix

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 25 (18.12%) MS Exchange
2 12 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (6.52%) SharePoint
4 7 (5.07%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (5.07%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (4.35%) Node.js
6 5 (3.62%) Lync
7 3 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.45%) IIS
8 2 (1.45%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.72%) WorkSite
9 1 (0.72%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.72%) CMS
Applications
1 65 (47.10%) MS Excel
2 16 (11.59%) MS Office
3 4 (2.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.45%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 9 (6.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.17%) Sage 1000
3 1 (0.72%) Line 500
3 1 (0.72%) Tridion
3 1 (0.72%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.72%) SalesLogix
3 1 (0.72%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.90%) SaaS
2 2 (1.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (24.64%) TCP/IP
2 24 (17.39%) DNS
3 17 (12.32%) Firewall
4 13 (9.42%) VPN
4 13 (9.42%) Kerberos
4 13 (9.42%) WAN
4 13 (9.42%) IPsec
5 11 (7.97%) VLAN
6 10 (7.25%) LDAP
7 9 (6.52%) Structured Cabling
8 8 (5.80%) DHCP
8 8 (5.80%) Ethernet
9 7 (5.07%) SAN
10 4 (2.90%) LAN
10 4 (2.90%) Internet
11 3 (2.17%) PSTN
11 3 (2.17%) ADSL
11 3 (2.17%) ISDN
12 2 (1.45%) Unified Communications
12 2 (1.45%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (18.12%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.97%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (7.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (4.35%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.90%) DTS
5 4 (2.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.45%) OLAP
7 2 (1.45%) SAP BW
7 2 (1.45%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.45%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (0.72%) QlikView
8 1 (0.72%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.72%) Cognos Query Studio
8 1 (0.72%) Cognos Analysis Studio
8 1 (0.72%) Cognos Report Studio
8 1 (0.72%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 6 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.62%) Visual Studio
3 4 (2.90%) Subversion
3 4 (2.90%) NUnit
3 4 (2.90%) Rhino Mocks
4 2 (1.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (18.84%) Finance
2 11 (7.97%) Retail
3 5 (3.62%) Advertising
4 4 (2.90%) Multimedia
4 4 (2.90%) Banking
5 2 (1.45%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.45%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.45%) Publishing
5 2 (1.45%) German Language
6 1 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.72%) Legal
6 1 (0.72%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (22.46%) Developer
2 23 (16.67%) Analyst
3 20 (14.49%) .NET Developer
4 14 (10.14%) Architect
5 11 (7.97%) Solutions Architect
5 11 (7.97%) Technical Support
6 9 (6.52%) Support Analyst
7 8 (5.80%) Administrator
8 7 (5.07%) Junior
8 7 (5.07%) Team Leader
9 6 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (3.62%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (3.62%) Applications Architect
11 4 (2.90%) Windows Systems Administrator
11 4 (2.90%) Senior Security Analyst
11 4 (2.90%) Information Security Analyst
11 4 (2.90%) Windows Administrator
11 4 (2.90%) Service Desk Manager
11 4 (2.90%) Service Desk Analyst
11 4 (2.90%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (29.71%) .NET
2 20 (14.49%) ASP.NET
3 14 (10.14%) ASP.NET MVC
3 14 (10.14%) WCF
4 13 (9.42%) HTML
5 10 (7.25%) CSS
6 6 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (4.35%) jQuery
6 6 (4.35%) RESTful
7 5 (3.62%) Ajax
8 4 (2.90%) NHibernate
8 4 (2.90%) .NET Framework
8 4 (2.90%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 4 (2.90%) Razor View Engine
8 4 (2.90%) Castle Windsor
8 4 (2.90%) MonoRail
9 3 (2.17%) LINQ
10 2 (1.45%) Web Services
10 2 (1.45%) XML
10 2 (1.45%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.42%) PKI
2 12 (8.70%) Fat Client
2 12 (8.70%) Thin Client
2 12 (8.70%) Blackberry
3 9 (6.52%) iPhone
4 6 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.90%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.17%) CMDB
7 2 (1.45%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.45%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.72%) FMCG
8 1 (0.72%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.72%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.72%) Clustering
8 1 (0.72%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 56 (40.58%) Windows
2 13 (9.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (7.97%) Linux
4 9 (6.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (5.07%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (4.35%) Windows 7
7 4 (2.90%) UNIX
7 4 (2.90%) Windows XP
8 3 (2.17%) Windows Vista
8 3 (2.17%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.45%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.45%) Android
10 1 (0.72%) Windows Phone 8
10 1 (0.72%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.72%) AIX
10 1 (0.72%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (25.36%) ITIL
2 15 (10.87%) MVC
3 13 (9.42%) CRM
3 13 (9.42%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (8.70%) OO
5 11 (7.97%) TDD
6 10 (7.25%) Web Application Development
6 10 (7.25%) Server Monitoring
7 8 (5.80%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (5.80%) Project Management
7 8 (5.80%) ETL
7 8 (5.80%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (5.80%) Problem Management
8 6 (4.35%) Change Management
8 6 (4.35%) BDD
9 5 (3.62%) Data Protection
9 5 (3.62%) Dimensional Modelling
9 5 (3.62%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (3.62%) Analytics
9 5 (3.62%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 35 (25.36%) SQL
2 27 (19.57%) C#
3 17 (12.32%) VB.NET
4 15 (10.87%) PowerShell
5 10 (7.25%) T-SQL
6 9 (6.52%) JavaScript
7 6 (4.35%) Ruby
8 3 (2.17%) C
8 3 (2.17%) VB
9 1 (0.72%) PowerHouse
9 1 (0.72%) VBA
9 1 (0.72%) PHP
9 1 (0.72%) Java
9 1 (0.72%) Python
Qualifications
1 30 (21.74%) Degree
2 22 (15.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (10.87%) MCITP
4 13 (9.42%) MCSE
5 5 (3.62%) MCSA
6 4 (2.90%) ISSAP
6 4 (2.90%) ISSMP
6 4 (2.90%) CISM
6 4 (2.90%) CISSP
7 3 (2.17%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.17%) MCDST
7 3 (2.17%) MCTS
8 1 (0.72%) NCIE
8 1 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.72%) ISEB
8 1 (0.72%) CCDA
8 1 (0.72%) CCDP
8 1 (0.72%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.25%) SLA
2 4 (2.90%) COBIT
2 4 (2.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (2.90%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.72%) QA
System Software
1 33 (23.91%) Active Directory
2 17 (12.32%) Hyper-V
3 16 (11.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (9.42%) NFS
5 6 (4.35%) XenDesktop
6 5 (3.62%) XenApp
7 4 (2.90%) VMware ESX
7 4 (2.90%) vSphere
8 3 (2.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (2.17%) Forefront TMG
8 3 (2.17%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.45%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (9.42%) HP SIM
2 10 (7.25%) SCCM
3 8 (5.80%) SCOM
4 4 (2.90%) Backup Exec
4 4 (2.90%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (2.17%) SCVMM
5 3 (2.17%) WSUS
6 1 (0.72%) MOM
6 1 (0.72%) Netcool
6 1 (0.72%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 33 (23.91%) HP
2 23 (16.67%) Cisco
3 19 (13.77%) VMware
4 13 (9.42%) Dell
4 13 (9.42%) Citrix
5 12 (8.70%) IBM
6 9 (6.52%) Sage
7 6 (4.35%) Symantec
8 4 (2.90%) Oracle
8 4 (2.90%) CheckPoint
8 4 (2.90%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (2.90%) Avaya
8 4 (2.90%) ServiceNow
8 4 (2.90%) Tableau
9 3 (2.17%) ProCurve
9 3 (2.17%) Facebook
9 3 (2.17%) Reuters
9 3 (2.17%) Bloomberg
9 3 (2.17%) SAP
9 3 (2.17%) Teradata
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