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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 2 5 15
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 96 91 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 28.57% 21.31% 14.31%
As % of the Vendors category 50.00% 45.05% 25.39%
Number of salaries quoted 68 54 64
Average salary £42,500 £34,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.30% -0.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £23,600 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
192 202 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 57.14% 47.31% 56.36%
Number of salaries quoted 154 146 266
Average salary £42,250 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £22,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 April 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Liverpool

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 82 (47.95%) SQL Server
2 71 (41.52%) ITIL
3 70 (40.94%) Windows
4 64 (37.43%) Finance
5 60 (35.09%) Banking
6 51 (29.82%) SQL
7 43 (25.15%) MS Office
8 40 (23.39%) Business Intelligence
8 40 (23.39%) Windows Server
9 39 (22.81%) Citrix
9 39 (22.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 38 (22.22%) Active Directory
11 36 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 34 (19.88%) Windows Server 2012
13 33 (19.30%) Data Warehouse
14 32 (18.71%) Oracle
14 32 (18.71%) MS Excel
14 32 (18.71%) Microsoft Certification
15 31 (18.13%) SLA
15 31 (18.13%) Degree
15 31 (18.13%) Wealth Management
16 30 (17.54%) User Acceptance Testing
16 30 (17.54%) Relational Database
17 29 (16.96%) Analytical Skills
17 29 (16.96%) ITIL V3
17 29 (16.96%) SQL Server 2008
18 28 (16.37%) Time Management
19 27 (15.79%) Change Management
19 27 (15.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 26 (15.20%) Oracle BI EE

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 19 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 13 (7.60%) IIS
3 11 (6.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (5.85%) Confluence
5 8 (4.68%) CMS
6 7 (4.09%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (4.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 7 (4.09%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (4.09%) Tomcat
7 6 (3.51%) SharePoint
8 5 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (2.92%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (2.92%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (1.75%) Apache
10 2 (1.17%) K2 blackpearl
10 2 (1.17%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (1.17%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.58%) JBoss
11 1 (0.58%) WebSphere
Applications
1 43 (25.15%) MS Office
2 32 (18.71%) MS Excel
3 6 (3.51%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.17%) InfoPath
4 2 (1.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 18 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.92%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (1.17%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.17%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.43%) IaaS
1 11 (6.43%) Office 365
1 11 (6.43%) PaaS
2 9 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.58%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.19%) SAN
2 9 (5.26%) LAN
2 9 (5.26%) VPN
2 9 (5.26%) WAN
3 7 (4.09%) DHCP
3 7 (4.09%) DNS
4 6 (3.51%) Firewall
4 6 (3.51%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.92%) VoIP
6 4 (2.34%) Internet
7 3 (1.75%) Intranet
8 2 (1.17%) NAS
9 1 (0.58%) BIG-IP
9 1 (0.58%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.58%) Cisco Wireless
9 1 (0.58%) Network Security
9 1 (0.58%) SMTP
9 1 (0.58%) Wireless
9 1 (0.58%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (47.95%) SQL Server
2 39 (22.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 36 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 33 (19.30%) Data Warehouse
5 30 (17.54%) Relational Database
6 29 (16.96%) SQL Server 2008
7 27 (15.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 26 (15.20%) Oracle BI EE
9 24 (14.04%) Oracle ODI
9 24 (14.04%) Power BI
10 22 (12.87%) RDBMS
11 20 (11.70%) SQL Server 2012
12 10 (5.85%) SQL Server 2014
13 5 (2.92%) Oracle Reports
14 3 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
15 2 (1.17%) Big Data
15 2 (1.17%) Crystal Reports
15 2 (1.17%) DB2
15 2 (1.17%) Hadoop
16 1 (0.58%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 11 (6.43%) JIRA
2 10 (5.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (3.51%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.58%) Bitbucket
General
1 64 (37.43%) Finance
2 60 (35.09%) Banking
3 8 (4.68%) Law
4 5 (2.92%) Advertising
4 5 (2.92%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.34%) Automotive
5 4 (2.34%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.75%) Back Office
6 3 (1.75%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.17%) Legal
7 2 (1.17%) Marketing
7 2 (1.17%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.58%) Retail
Job Titles
1 58 (33.92%) Analyst
2 53 (30.99%) Developer
3 28 (16.37%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 28 (16.37%) Support Analyst
4 24 (14.04%) Applications Support
4 24 (14.04%) Applications Support Analyst
5 23 (13.45%) Banking Analyst
6 15 (8.77%) Service Desk Support
7 14 (8.19%) Service Analyst
7 14 (8.19%) Service Desk Analyst
8 13 (7.60%) Senior Analyst
8 13 (7.60%) Senior Support Analyst
9 11 (6.43%) 2nd Line Support
9 11 (6.43%) Infrastructure Team Leader
9 11 (6.43%) Service Desk Support Analyst
9 11 (6.43%) Systems Analyst
9 11 (6.43%) Team Leader
10 10 (5.85%) 1st Line Support
10 10 (5.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 9 (5.26%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (9.94%) .NET
2 7 (4.09%) ASP.NET
3 4 (2.34%) CSS
3 4 (2.34%) HTML
4 2 (1.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (1.17%) CSS3
4 2 (1.17%) HTML5
4 2 (1.17%) WCF
4 2 (1.17%) Web Services
5 1 (0.58%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.58%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.58%) COM
5 1 (0.58%) jQuery
5 1 (0.58%) LINQ
5 1 (0.58%) Middleware
5 1 (0.58%) ODBC
5 1 (0.58%) WPF
5 1 (0.58%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (16.96%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (12.87%) Credit Risk
2 22 (12.87%) SWIFT
3 21 (12.28%) Data Centre
4 16 (9.36%) Mathematics
5 12 (7.02%) iPad
6 11 (6.43%) Blackberry
6 11 (6.43%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (5.85%) iPhone
7 10 (5.85%) Management Information System
7 10 (5.85%) Wiki
8 9 (5.26%) Data Integration
9 8 (4.68%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (1.75%) Replication
10 3 (1.75%) Visualisation
11 2 (1.17%) EMC VNX
11 2 (1.17%) Enterprise Storage
11 2 (1.17%) NHS
12 1 (0.58%) Driving Licence
12 1 (0.58%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 70 (40.94%) Windows
2 40 (23.39%) Windows Server
3 34 (19.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (14.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (9.94%) Windows 7
6 11 (6.43%) Windows 8
7 6 (3.51%) Linux
7 6 (3.51%) Windows XP
8 5 (2.92%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (2.34%) Android
10 3 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (1.75%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (41.52%) ITIL
2 40 (23.39%) Business Intelligence
3 31 (18.13%) Wealth Management
4 30 (17.54%) User Acceptance Testing
5 29 (16.96%) ITIL V3
6 28 (16.37%) Time Management
7 27 (15.79%) Change Management
8 22 (12.87%) Data Analysis
8 22 (12.87%) Stakeholder Management
9 19 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
10 18 (10.53%) CRM
11 17 (9.94%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (9.94%) Service Delivery
12 16 (9.36%) Infrastructure Management
12 16 (9.36%) Release Management
13 14 (8.19%) Project Management
14 12 (7.02%) ETL
15 11 (6.43%) TOGAF
16 10 (5.85%) Converged Infrastructure
17 9 (5.26%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 51 (29.82%) SQL
2 21 (12.28%) C#
3 17 (9.94%) C
4 11 (6.43%) PowerShell
5 10 (5.85%) T-SQL
6 5 (2.92%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.75%) Java
8 2 (1.17%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.58%) Progress 4GL
9 1 (0.58%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 32 (18.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (18.13%) Degree
3 17 (9.94%) Citrix Certification
4 16 (9.36%) ISTQB
4 16 (9.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (4.68%) MCITP
6 7 (4.09%) MCDST
7 5 (2.92%) MCSA
8 4 (2.34%) CCNA
8 4 (2.34%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (2.34%) MCSE
9 3 (1.75%) A+ Certification
9 3 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.75%) Network+ Certification
9 3 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.17%) CNA
10 2 (1.17%) Novell Certification
10 2 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.58%) Check Point Certification
11 1 (0.58%) EMC Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (18.13%) SLA
2 3 (1.75%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.58%) QA
System Software
1 38 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 16 (9.36%) Microsoft App-V
3 12 (7.02%) XenApp
4 10 (5.85%) Hyper-V
5 8 (4.68%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.17%) vSphere
8 1 (0.58%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (8.77%) SCCM
2 13 (7.60%) Nagios
3 10 (5.85%) EdgeSight
3 10 (5.85%) SCOM
3 10 (5.85%) SCOrch
4 7 (4.09%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.17%) Cacti
5 2 (1.17%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.58%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.58%) SCSM
Vendors
1 39 (22.81%) Citrix
2 32 (18.71%) Oracle
3 22 (12.87%) Bloomberg
3 22 (12.87%) Reuters
4 19 (11.11%) HP
5 16 (9.36%) VMware
6 13 (7.60%) Remedy
7 9 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (5.26%) Symantec
8 7 (4.09%) Cognos
8 7 (4.09%) Intel Security
9 6 (3.51%) Cisco
9 6 (3.51%) OpenText
10 5 (2.92%) IBM
11 3 (1.75%) Avaya
11 3 (1.75%) CheckPoint
11 3 (1.75%) Dell
11 3 (1.75%) EMC
11 3 (1.75%) SimCorp
11 3 (1.75%) Sophos
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