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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 14 18 12
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 60 51 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 11.47% 11.04% 16.38%
As % of the Vendors category 23.81% 26.56% 34.27%
Number of salaries quoted 49 44 82
Average salary £37,500 £36,250 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £65,000 £49,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
Vendors Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
252 192 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 48.18% 41.56% 47.78%
Number of salaries quoted 210 173 228
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -2.43%
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 11 July 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Liverpool

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 11 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 61 (39.87%) MS Excel
2 57 (37.25%) Windows
3 43 (28.10%) ITIL
4 41 (26.80%) SQL
4 41 (26.80%) .NET
5 35 (22.88%) HP
6 34 (22.22%) TCP/IP
6 34 (22.22%) Active Directory
7 33 (21.57%) SQL Server
8 27 (17.65%) C#
8 27 (17.65%) Degree
9 26 (16.99%) MS Office
9 26 (16.99%) DNS
9 26 (16.99%) MS Exchange
10 23 (15.03%) Microsoft Certification
10 23 (15.03%) VMware
11 22 (14.38%) ASP.NET
12 21 (13.73%) Finance
12 21 (13.73%) VMware Infrastructure
13 20 (13.07%) Cisco
14 19 (12.42%) HTML
14 19 (12.42%) Firewall
14 19 (12.42%) Hyper-V
15 18 (11.76%) PowerShell
15 18 (11.76%) MCITP
16 17 (11.11%) CSS
17 16 (10.46%) VB.NET
18 15 (9.80%) MCSE
18 15 (9.80%) WAN
18 15 (9.80%) MVC

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 11 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 26 (16.99%) MS Exchange
2 15 (9.80%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (6.54%) Exchange Server 2003
4 9 (5.88%) SharePoint
5 7 (4.58%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (2.61%) Lync
8 3 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (1.31%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.65%) WorkSite
10 1 (0.65%) CMS
10 1 (0.65%) IIS
10 1 (0.65%) Node.js
Applications
1 61 (39.87%) MS Excel
2 26 (16.99%) MS Office
3 4 (2.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.96%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 10 (6.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.31%) Sage 1000
3 1 (0.65%) Line 500
3 1 (0.65%) Tridion
3 1 (0.65%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.92%) SaaS
2 2 (1.31%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 26 (16.99%) DNS
3 19 (12.42%) Firewall
4 15 (9.80%) WAN
5 13 (8.50%) VPN
5 13 (8.50%) IPsec
5 13 (8.50%) Kerberos
6 10 (6.54%) VLAN
6 10 (6.54%) DHCP
6 10 (6.54%) LDAP
7 9 (5.88%) Structured Cabling
8 7 (4.58%) Ethernet
9 6 (3.92%) LAN
9 6 (3.92%) SAN
10 4 (2.61%) Internet
11 3 (1.96%) PSTN
11 3 (1.96%) ADSL
11 3 (1.96%) ISDN
12 2 (1.31%) NAS
12 2 (1.31%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (21.57%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (6.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (5.23%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (4.58%) SQL Server 2000
6 7 (4.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (3.92%) DTS
7 6 (3.92%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (2.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.96%) MS Access
10 2 (1.31%) OLAP
11 1 (0.65%) MySQL
11 1 (0.65%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (4.58%) NUnit
1 7 (4.58%) Subversion
1 7 (4.58%) Rhino Mocks
2 3 (1.96%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.65%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 21 (13.73%) Finance
2 9 (5.88%) Legal
3 8 (5.23%) Retail
4 5 (3.27%) Advertising
5 4 (2.61%) Law
6 3 (1.96%) Publishing
7 2 (1.31%) Multimedia
7 2 (1.31%) German Language
8 1 (0.65%) Marketing
8 1 (0.65%) Banking
8 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (20.26%) Developer
2 29 (18.95%) Analyst
3 15 (9.80%) Architect
4 14 (9.15%) .NET Developer
5 13 (8.50%) Support Analyst
6 11 (7.19%) Solutions Architect
7 10 (6.54%) Technical Support
7 10 (6.54%) Team Leader
8 8 (5.23%) Senior Developer
8 8 (5.23%) Administrator
9 7 (4.58%) 2nd Line Support
10 6 (3.92%) Support Engineer
10 6 (3.92%) Desktop Support
10 6 (3.92%) Junior
10 6 (3.92%) Support Team Leader
10 6 (3.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (3.92%) IT Support
11 5 (3.27%) C# .NET Developer
11 5 (3.27%) Applications Architect
11 5 (3.27%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (26.80%) .NET
2 22 (14.38%) ASP.NET
3 19 (12.42%) HTML
4 17 (11.11%) CSS
5 14 (9.15%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (8.50%) jQuery
7 12 (7.84%) Ajax
8 11 (7.19%) WCF
9 7 (4.58%) MonoRail
9 7 (4.58%) NHibernate
9 7 (4.58%) .NET Framework
9 7 (4.58%) Castle Windsor
9 7 (4.58%) Razor View Engine
9 7 (4.58%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 5 (3.27%) WSH
10 5 (3.27%) WinForms
10 5 (3.27%) Web Services
10 5 (3.27%) XML
11 4 (2.61%) XSD
11 4 (2.61%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.50%) PKI
2 12 (7.84%) Thin Client
2 12 (7.84%) Fat Client
3 11 (7.19%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (6.54%) Blackberry
5 9 (5.88%) iPhone
6 7 (4.58%) Computer Science
7 5 (3.27%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.96%) CMDB
9 2 (1.31%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.31%) Replication
9 2 (1.31%) Clustering
10 1 (0.65%) FlexPod
10 1 (0.65%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 57 (37.25%) Windows
2 15 (9.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (7.84%) Linux
3 12 (7.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (6.54%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (5.23%) Windows 7
6 6 (3.92%) Windows XP
7 3 (1.96%) Windows Vista
7 3 (1.96%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.31%) UNIX
9 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.65%) Android
9 1 (0.65%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.65%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (28.10%) ITIL
2 15 (9.80%) MVC
3 13 (8.50%) CRM
4 12 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (6.54%) OO
5 10 (6.54%) Server Monitoring
6 9 (5.88%) TDD
7 8 (5.23%) Web Application Development
7 8 (5.23%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (4.58%) ERP
9 6 (3.92%) UML
9 6 (3.92%) ETL
9 6 (3.92%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (3.92%) Change Management
9 6 (3.92%) Document Management
9 6 (3.92%) Software Engineering
9 6 (3.92%) Project Management
9 6 (3.92%) Problem Management
9 6 (3.92%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (2.61%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 41 (26.80%) SQL
2 27 (17.65%) C#
3 18 (11.76%) PowerShell
4 16 (10.46%) VB.NET
5 14 (9.15%) JavaScript
5 14 (9.15%) T-SQL
6 6 (3.92%) VB
7 3 (1.96%) C
8 1 (0.65%) VBA
8 1 (0.65%) Ruby
8 1 (0.65%) PHP
Qualifications
1 27 (17.65%) Degree
2 23 (15.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (11.76%) MCITP
4 15 (9.80%) MCSE
5 7 (4.58%) MCSA
6 5 (3.27%) MCP
7 3 (1.96%) MCTS
8 2 (1.31%) CISSP
8 2 (1.31%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.31%) CISM
8 2 (1.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.31%) ISSAP
8 2 (1.31%) ISSMP
8 2 (1.31%) NCIE
9 1 (0.65%) MCDST
9 1 (0.65%) CCNA
9 1 (0.65%) CCDA
9 1 (0.65%) CCDP
9 1 (0.65%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.23%) SLA
2 2 (1.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.31%) COBIT
2 2 (1.31%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 34 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 21 (13.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (12.42%) Hyper-V
4 13 (8.50%) NFS
5 7 (4.58%) XenApp
6 6 (3.92%) XenDesktop
7 5 (3.27%) vSphere
7 5 (3.27%) XenServer
8 4 (2.61%) VMware ESX
9 3 (1.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (1.96%) Terminal Services
9 3 (1.96%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 13 (8.50%) SCCM
1 13 (8.50%) HP SIM
2 8 (5.23%) SCOM
3 6 (3.92%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (3.92%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.31%) WSUS
4 2 (1.31%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.65%) MOM
5 1 (0.65%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 35 (22.88%) HP
2 23 (15.03%) VMware
3 20 (13.07%) Cisco
4 12 (7.84%) Dell
5 10 (6.54%) IBM
6 8 (5.23%) Citrix
6 8 (5.23%) Sage
6 8 (5.23%) Symantec
7 6 (3.92%) Facebook
7 6 (3.92%) ServiceNow
7 6 (3.92%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (3.27%) Kaspersky
9 3 (1.96%) Twitter
9 3 (1.96%) ProCurve
9 3 (1.96%) Google
9 3 (1.96%) NetApp
9 3 (1.96%) Avaya
10 2 (1.31%) EMC
10 2 (1.31%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.65%) Oracle
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Salary: 20,000 - 25,000
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