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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 11 12 9
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 85 41 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 15.07% 13.76% 14.25%
As % of the Vendors category 26.56% 26.45% 31.35%
Number of salaries quoted 54 24 47
Median salary £43,500 £32,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+35.93% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £20,300 £21,800
10% offered a salary of more than £53,650 £43,900 £61,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
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
320 155 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 56.74% 52.01% 45.45%
Number of salaries quoted 164 115 156
Median salary £45,000 £36,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.28% -23.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £23,550
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,300
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

The demand trend of job ads across the Liverpool region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 September 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Liverpool

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft 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.

1 105 (55.85%) SQL Server
2 72 (38.30%) Windows
3 67 (35.64%) ITIL
4 60 (31.91%) SQL
5 57 (30.32%) Finance
6 49 (26.06%) MS Excel
6 49 (26.06%) Business Intelligence
7 45 (23.94%) Oracle
8 44 (23.40%) Microsoft Certification
8 44 (23.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 43 (22.87%) Citrix
10 41 (21.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 39 (20.74%) IIS
11 39 (20.74%) Windows Server
12 38 (20.21%) Data Warehouse
13 37 (19.68%) Banking
14 36 (19.15%) VMware
15 34 (18.09%) ITIL V3
16 32 (17.02%) Data Centre
16 32 (17.02%) MS Office
17 29 (15.43%) Active Directory
17 29 (15.43%) Relational Database
17 29 (15.43%) Analytical Skills
17 29 (15.43%) Microsoft Azure
18 28 (14.89%) PowerShell
19 27 (14.36%) SQL Server 2012
19 27 (14.36%) Agile Software Development
20 26 (13.83%) SAN
20 26 (13.83%) PRINCE2
21 25 (13.30%) TOGAF

Microsoft
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 39 (20.74%) IIS
2 18 (9.57%) BizTalk Server
3 13 (6.91%) Apache
3 13 (6.91%) Confluence
3 13 (6.91%) Tomcat
4 12 (6.38%) CMS
4 12 (6.38%) JBoss
5 11 (5.85%) Umbraco
6 10 (5.32%) MS Exchange
7 9 (4.79%) SharePoint
8 5 (2.66%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.60%) Oracle Service Bus
10 2 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.53%) Drupal
11 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.53%) WordPress
Applications
1 49 (26.06%) MS Excel
2 32 (17.02%) MS Office
3 6 (3.19%) MS Project
4 3 (1.60%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (5.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (5.32%) SDL Web 8
3 2 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.53%) Magento
4 1 (0.53%) OpenCart
4 1 (0.53%) osCommerce
4 1 (0.53%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 29 (15.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (12.77%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (10.64%) PaaS
4 19 (10.11%) IaaS
5 12 (6.38%) Office 365
5 12 (6.38%) SaaS
6 1 (0.53%) AdWords
6 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.53%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 26 (13.83%) SAN
2 17 (9.04%) VPN
3 15 (7.98%) DHCP
3 15 (7.98%) DNS
4 9 (4.79%) Firewall
5 4 (2.13%) Internet
5 4 (2.13%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.60%) LAN
6 3 (1.60%) VoIP
7 2 (1.06%) BIG-IP
7 2 (1.06%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (1.06%) Ethernet
7 2 (1.06%) SMTP
7 2 (1.06%) WAN
8 1 (0.53%) Intranet
8 1 (0.53%) MPLS
8 1 (0.53%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (55.85%) SQL Server
2 44 (23.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 41 (21.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 38 (20.21%) Data Warehouse
5 29 (15.43%) Relational Database
6 27 (14.36%) SQL Server 2012
7 20 (10.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 19 (10.11%) Oracle Reports
8 19 (10.11%) SQL Server 2008
9 16 (8.51%) Oracle ODI
10 13 (6.91%) Oracle BI EE
11 12 (6.38%) SQL Server 2014
12 11 (5.85%) SQL Server 2005
12 11 (5.85%) SQL Server 2016
13 10 (5.32%) OLAP
13 10 (5.32%) OLAP Cube
13 10 (5.32%) RDBMS
14 9 (4.79%) MySQL
15 8 (4.26%) Power BI
16 7 (3.72%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (7.98%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (7.45%) JIRA
3 11 (5.85%) Git (software)
3 11 (5.85%) Subversion
4 5 (2.66%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.06%) Selenium
5 2 (1.06%) Selenium IDE
5 2 (1.06%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.53%) Bazaar
6 1 (0.53%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.53%) PhantomJS
6 1 (0.53%) PHPUnit
6 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 57 (30.32%) Finance
2 37 (19.68%) Banking
3 8 (4.26%) Games
4 7 (3.72%) Law
4 7 (3.72%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.13%) Legal
6 3 (1.60%) Advertising
6 3 (1.60%) Marketing
6 3 (1.60%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.06%) Automotive
7 2 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 49 (26.06%) Developer
2 43 (22.87%) Analyst
3 17 (9.04%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 14 (7.45%) Architect
4 14 (7.45%) DBA
4 14 (7.45%) SQL DBA
5 13 (6.91%) .NET Developer
6 12 (6.38%) Cloud Architect
6 12 (6.38%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 12 (6.38%) Infrastructure Architect
6 12 (6.38%) IT Support
6 12 (6.38%) Support Analyst
7 11 (5.85%) Administrator
7 11 (5.85%) Applications Support
8 10 (5.32%) Applications Support Analyst
8 10 (5.32%) Report Analyst
8 10 (5.32%) Technical Leader
9 9 (4.79%) 3rd Line Support
9 9 (4.79%) Data Warehouse Analyst
10 8 (4.26%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (12.77%) .NET
2 16 (8.51%) Middleware
3 15 (7.98%) ASP.NET
3 15 (7.98%) CSS
3 15 (7.98%) HTML
3 15 (7.98%) jQuery
4 12 (6.38%) HTML5
4 12 (6.38%) Web Services
5 11 (5.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (1.60%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (1.06%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.53%) CakePHP
8 1 (0.53%) CSS3
8 1 (0.53%) Laravel
8 1 (0.53%) LINQ
8 1 (0.53%) MooTools
8 1 (0.53%) Node.js
8 1 (0.53%) Symfony
8 1 (0.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (0.53%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 32 (17.02%) Data Centre
2 29 (15.43%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (9.57%) Video Conferencing
4 13 (6.91%) Wiki
5 12 (6.38%) Hybrid Cloud
5 12 (6.38%) Public Cloud
6 10 (5.32%) Management Information System
7 9 (4.79%) Clustering
7 9 (4.79%) Driving Licence
8 8 (4.26%) NHS
8 8 (4.26%) Replication
9 6 (3.19%) BYOD
9 6 (3.19%) Credit Risk
9 6 (3.19%) Life Science
9 6 (3.19%) PMI
9 6 (3.19%) SWIFT
10 5 (2.66%) Mobile App
11 4 (2.13%) iPad
12 3 (1.60%) Statistics
13 2 (1.06%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 72 (38.30%) Windows
2 39 (20.74%) Windows Server
3 25 (13.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (11.17%) Linux
5 13 (6.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (2.66%) Unix
7 5 (2.66%) Windows XP
8 4 (2.13%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.53%) Android
9 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.53%) CentOS
9 1 (0.53%) Fedora
9 1 (0.53%) HPUX
9 1 (0.53%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.53%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (35.64%) ITIL
2 49 (26.06%) Business Intelligence
3 34 (18.09%) ITIL V3
4 27 (14.36%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (13.83%) PRINCE2
6 25 (13.30%) TOGAF
7 21 (11.17%) ETL
7 21 (11.17%) Project Management
8 20 (10.64%) Disaster Recovery
9 18 (9.57%) Wealth Management
10 17 (9.04%) Mentoring
11 16 (8.51%) CRM
12 14 (7.45%) Infrastructure Management
12 14 (7.45%) MVC
13 13 (6.91%) Converged Infrastructure
13 13 (6.91%) Line Management
14 12 (6.38%) DevOps
14 12 (6.38%) Load Balancing
14 12 (6.38%) Mobile Device Management
14 12 (6.38%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (31.91%) SQL
2 28 (14.89%) PowerShell
3 23 (12.23%) T-SQL
4 22 (11.70%) C#
5 16 (8.51%) JavaScript
6 11 (5.85%) Java
7 9 (4.79%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.60%) VBA
9 2 (1.06%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.06%) Perl
9 2 (1.06%) Python
10 1 (0.53%) Bourne shell
10 1 (0.53%) C
10 1 (0.53%) C++
10 1 (0.53%) PHP
10 1 (0.53%) Progress 4GL
10 1 (0.53%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.53%) VB
10 1 (0.53%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.53%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 44 (23.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (8.51%) MCSE
3 15 (7.98%) Degree
4 13 (6.91%) Citrix Certification
5 12 (6.38%) CCNA
5 12 (6.38%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (6.38%) EMC Certification
6 7 (3.72%) PMI Certification
7 4 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.60%) MCITP
9 2 (1.06%) ISEB
9 2 (1.06%) MCSA
10 1 (0.53%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.53%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.53%) MCP
10 1 (0.53%) PMP
10 1 (0.53%) VCP6
10 1 (0.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.32%) SLA
2 3 (1.60%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.53%) GAMP
3 1 (0.53%) QA
System Software
1 29 (15.43%) Active Directory
2 22 (11.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (11.17%) XenApp
4 14 (7.45%) Hyper-V
5 13 (6.91%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (1.60%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (1.60%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.06%) vSphere
8 1 (0.53%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 19 (10.11%) SCCM
2 18 (9.57%) AirWatch
3 14 (7.45%) Nagios
3 14 (7.45%) SCOM
3 14 (7.45%) SCOrch
4 13 (6.91%) EdgeSight
5 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.53%) Puppet
Vendors
1 45 (23.94%) Oracle
2 43 (22.87%) Citrix
3 36 (19.15%) VMware
4 22 (11.70%) Cisco
5 19 (10.11%) HP
6 17 (9.04%) IBM
7 15 (7.98%) EMC
8 12 (6.38%) Software AG
9 11 (5.85%) EPiServer
10 10 (5.32%) Cognos
11 9 (4.79%) SAP
12 8 (4.26%) Remedy
13 6 (3.19%) Bloomberg
13 6 (3.19%) Reuters
13 6 (3.19%) Salesforce.com
14 5 (2.66%) Informatica
14 5 (2.66%) RedGate
15 4 (2.13%) Avaya
15 4 (2.13%) Dell
16 3 (1.60%) Sophos
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