The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Liverpool region.

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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 11 16 12
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 66 60 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 12.64% 12.53% 15.57%
As % of the Vendors category 26.40% 28.99% 32.81%
Number of salaries quoted 54 46 80
Average salary £36,500 £39,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.41% +5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Vendors Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
250 207 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 47.89% 43.22% 47.47%
Number of salaries quoted 211 184 237
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
Merseyside

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 28 July 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Liverpool

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 64 (43.84%) MS Excel
2 55 (37.67%) Windows
3 42 (28.77%) ITIL
4 41 (28.08%) .NET
5 37 (25.34%) SQL
6 34 (23.29%) TCP/IP
7 33 (22.60%) HP
8 32 (21.92%) Active Directory
9 27 (18.49%) C#
9 27 (18.49%) SQL Server
9 27 (18.49%) Degree
10 25 (17.12%) Finance
11 24 (16.44%) Microsoft Certification
11 24 (16.44%) MS Office
11 24 (16.44%) DNS
11 24 (16.44%) MS Exchange
12 22 (15.07%) Cisco
12 22 (15.07%) ASP.NET
13 21 (14.38%) VMware
14 19 (13.01%) VMware Infrastructure
15 18 (12.33%) MCITP
16 17 (11.64%) Firewall
16 17 (11.64%) HTML
16 17 (11.64%) VB.NET
16 17 (11.64%) Hyper-V
17 16 (10.96%) PowerShell
17 16 (10.96%) MVC
18 15 (10.27%) CSS
18 15 (10.27%) ASP.NET MVC
19 14 (9.59%) MCSE

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 24 (16.44%) MS Exchange
2 12 (8.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (6.16%) SharePoint
4 8 (5.48%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (4.79%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (2.74%) Lync
7 3 (2.05%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (2.05%) Node.js
8 2 (1.37%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.68%) IIS
9 1 (0.68%) CMS
9 1 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.68%) WorkSite
Applications
1 64 (43.84%) MS Excel
2 24 (16.44%) MS Office
3 4 (2.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.05%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 10 (6.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.37%) Sage 1000
3 1 (0.68%) Tridion
3 1 (0.68%) SalesLogix
3 1 (0.68%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.42%) SaaS
2 2 (1.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (23.29%) TCP/IP
2 24 (16.44%) DNS
3 17 (11.64%) Firewall
4 13 (8.90%) VPN
4 13 (8.90%) Kerberos
4 13 (8.90%) WAN
4 13 (8.90%) IPsec
5 10 (6.85%) VLAN
5 10 (6.85%) LDAP
6 9 (6.16%) Structured Cabling
7 8 (5.48%) DHCP
7 8 (5.48%) Ethernet
8 6 (4.11%) SAN
9 4 (2.74%) LAN
9 4 (2.74%) Internet
10 3 (2.05%) PSTN
10 3 (2.05%) ADSL
10 3 (2.05%) ISDN
11 2 (1.37%) NAS
11 2 (1.37%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (18.49%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (5.48%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (3.42%) DTS
4 5 (3.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (3.42%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (2.74%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (2.74%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (2.05%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.37%) MS Access
7 2 (1.37%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.68%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.68%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.68%) MySQL
8 1 (0.68%) OLAP
8 1 (0.68%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 7 (4.79%) NUnit
1 7 (4.79%) Subversion
1 7 (4.79%) Rhino Mocks
2 4 (2.74%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.05%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 25 (17.12%) Finance
2 11 (7.53%) Retail
3 6 (4.11%) Legal
4 5 (3.42%) Advertising
5 3 (2.05%) Publishing
5 3 (2.05%) Multimedia
5 3 (2.05%) Banking
6 2 (1.37%) German Language
6 2 (1.37%) Law
7 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.68%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (21.23%) Developer
2 26 (17.81%) Analyst
3 19 (13.01%) .NET Developer
4 14 (9.59%) Architect
5 12 (8.22%) Support Analyst
6 11 (7.53%) Solutions Architect
7 10 (6.85%) Technical Support
8 9 (6.16%) Team Leader
9 8 (5.48%) Administrator
10 7 (4.79%) Desktop Support
11 6 (4.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (4.11%) Junior
12 5 (3.42%) Support Engineer
12 5 (3.42%) Applications Architect
13 4 (2.74%) Desktop Team Leader
13 4 (2.74%) C# .NET Developer
13 4 (2.74%) Service Desk Manager
13 4 (2.74%) Windows Administrator
13 4 (2.74%) Windows Systems Administrator
13 4 (2.74%) Desktop Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (28.08%) .NET
2 22 (15.07%) ASP.NET
3 17 (11.64%) HTML
4 15 (10.27%) CSS
4 15 (10.27%) ASP.NET MVC
5 13 (8.90%) WCF
6 10 (6.85%) jQuery
6 10 (6.85%) Ajax
7 7 (4.79%) NHibernate
7 7 (4.79%) MonoRail
7 7 (4.79%) Razor View Engine
7 7 (4.79%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 7 (4.79%) Castle Windsor
8 5 (3.42%) .NET Framework
9 4 (2.74%) Web Services
9 4 (2.74%) XML
10 3 (2.05%) WSH
10 3 (2.05%) WinForms
10 3 (2.05%) RESTful
10 3 (2.05%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.90%) PKI
2 12 (8.22%) Fat Client
2 12 (8.22%) Thin Client
2 12 (8.22%) Blackberry
3 9 (6.16%) iPhone
4 8 (5.48%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (4.11%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.74%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.05%) CMDB
8 2 (1.37%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.37%) Replication
8 2 (1.37%) Clustering
9 1 (0.68%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.68%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 55 (37.67%) Windows
2 12 (8.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (7.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (6.85%) Linux
5 8 (5.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (4.79%) Windows 7
7 5 (3.42%) Windows XP
8 3 (2.05%) UNIX
8 3 (2.05%) Windows 8
8 3 (2.05%) Windows Vista
9 2 (1.37%) Android
9 2 (1.37%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.68%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.68%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.68%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (28.77%) ITIL
2 16 (10.96%) MVC
3 13 (8.90%) CRM
4 12 (8.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (8.22%) OO
5 11 (7.53%) TDD
6 10 (6.85%) Web Application Development
6 10 (6.85%) Server Monitoring
7 8 (5.48%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (4.79%) Project Management
8 7 (4.79%) Problem Management
9 6 (4.11%) Change Management
9 6 (4.11%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (4.11%) ERP
9 6 (4.11%) ETL
10 5 (3.42%) Data Management
10 5 (3.42%) Document Management
10 5 (3.42%) Software Engineering
10 5 (3.42%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (2.74%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 37 (25.34%) SQL
2 27 (18.49%) C#
3 17 (11.64%) VB.NET
4 16 (10.96%) PowerShell
5 11 (7.53%) JavaScript
6 9 (6.16%) T-SQL
7 4 (2.74%) VB
8 3 (2.05%) C
8 3 (2.05%) Ruby
9 1 (0.68%) Python
9 1 (0.68%) VBA
9 1 (0.68%) PHP
Qualifications
1 27 (18.49%) Degree
2 24 (16.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (12.33%) MCITP
4 14 (9.59%) MCSE
5 7 (4.79%) MCSA
6 5 (3.42%) MCP
7 3 (2.05%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.05%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (2.05%) CISSP
7 3 (2.05%) CISM
7 3 (2.05%) MCDST
7 3 (2.05%) MCTS
7 3 (2.05%) ISSAP
7 3 (2.05%) ISSMP
8 2 (1.37%) NCIE
8 2 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.68%) ISEB
9 1 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.68%) CCDA
9 1 (0.68%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.16%) SLA
2 3 (2.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (2.05%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.05%) COBIT
System Software
1 32 (21.92%) Active Directory
2 19 (13.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (11.64%) Hyper-V
4 13 (8.90%) NFS
5 6 (4.11%) XenDesktop
6 5 (3.42%) vSphere
6 5 (3.42%) XenApp
7 4 (2.74%) VMware ESX
8 3 (2.05%) Terminal Services
8 3 (2.05%) Forefront TMG
8 3 (2.05%) XenServer
8 3 (2.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 13 (8.90%) HP SIM
1 13 (8.90%) SCCM
2 8 (5.48%) SCOM
3 4 (2.74%) Backup Exec
3 4 (2.74%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.37%) WSUS
4 2 (1.37%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.68%) MOM
5 1 (0.68%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 33 (22.60%) HP
2 22 (15.07%) Cisco
3 21 (14.38%) VMware
4 12 (8.22%) Dell
5 10 (6.85%) IBM
5 10 (6.85%) Citrix
6 8 (5.48%) Sage
7 6 (4.11%) Symantec
8 5 (3.42%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (3.42%) Facebook
8 5 (3.42%) ServiceNow
9 3 (2.05%) CheckPoint
9 3 (2.05%) Reuters
9 3 (2.05%) Bloomberg
9 3 (2.05%) Avaya
9 3 (2.05%) NetApp
9 3 (2.05%) Oracle
9 3 (2.05%) Google
9 3 (2.05%) ProCurve
9 3 (2.05%) Kaspersky
Liverpool, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool
Jumar Solutions
Salary: £26000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Speke, Liverpool
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £17,000 to £21,000 dependent on experience
Posted: 25 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Liverpool Direct
Salary: From £34,894 to £39,351 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Liverpool
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £35,000 circa
Posted: 26 days ago