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 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 13 14 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 55 80 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 14.40% 16.74% 20.33%
As % of the Vendors category 31.98% 29.41% 38.81%
Number of salaries quoted 50 61 71
Average salary £40,000 £34,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.94% -4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
172 272 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 45.03% 56.90% 52.39%
Number of salaries quoted 141 232 195
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,650 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £70,000 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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 23 January 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Liverpool

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 49 (44.95%) Windows
2 43 (39.45%) MS Excel
3 41 (37.61%) SQL
4 36 (33.03%) SQL Server
5 35 (32.11%) .NET
6 30 (27.52%) ASP.NET
6 30 (27.52%) Microsoft Certification
7 27 (24.77%) C#
7 27 (24.77%) Active Directory
8 26 (23.85%) MS Office
9 22 (20.18%) JavaScript
9 22 (20.18%) T-SQL
10 20 (18.35%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (17.43%) HTML
11 19 (17.43%) CSS
11 19 (17.43%) SharePoint
11 19 (17.43%) Finance
12 17 (15.60%) Windows Server 2008
13 16 (14.68%) MS Exchange
13 16 (14.68%) Office 365
14 14 (12.84%) IIS
15 13 (11.93%) ASP.NET MVC
16 12 (11.01%) Microsoft Azure
16 12 (11.01%) ITIL
16 12 (11.01%) MVC
16 12 (11.01%) SCCM
17 11 (10.09%) SQL Server 2008
17 11 (10.09%) .NET Framework
17 11 (10.09%) WCF
17 11 (10.09%) Linux

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 (17.43%) SharePoint
2 16 (14.68%) MS Exchange
3 14 (12.84%) IIS
4 10 (9.17%) Umbraco
4 10 (9.17%) SharePoint 2010
5 7 (6.42%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (5.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (5.50%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (4.59%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (3.67%) Node.js
9 3 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (2.75%) CMS
10 2 (1.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.83%) Lync
11 1 (0.92%) NServiceBus
11 1 (0.92%) Exstream Dialogue
11 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 43 (39.45%) MS Excel
2 26 (23.85%) MS Office
3 2 (1.83%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.83%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (9.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (6.42%) Tridion
3 5 (4.59%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.92%) Cognos Controller
4 1 (0.92%) Sage 1000
4 1 (0.92%) Exstream
4 1 (0.92%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.92%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 16 (14.68%) Office 365
2 12 (11.01%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.59%) Internet
2 4 (3.67%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.75%) VPN
3 3 (2.75%) DNS
3 3 (2.75%) SAN
3 3 (2.75%) VoIP
3 3 (2.75%) WAN
3 3 (2.75%) DHCP
4 2 (1.83%) LAN
4 2 (1.83%) FTP
4 2 (1.83%) VLAN
5 1 (0.92%) Network Security
5 1 (0.92%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (0.92%) Firewall
5 1 (0.92%) Wireless
5 1 (0.92%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.92%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (33.03%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (9.17%) MySQL
3 10 (9.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (8.26%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (7.34%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (6.42%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (4.59%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (3.67%) OLAP
8 4 (3.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (3.67%) QlikView
8 4 (3.67%) NoSQL
9 3 (2.75%) OLAP Cube
9 3 (2.75%) Relational Database
9 3 (2.75%) Spotfire
10 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.83%) SAP BW
10 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (1.83%) Data Mining
10 2 (1.83%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 9 (8.26%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.67%) Git (software)
General
1 19 (17.43%) Finance
2 9 (8.26%) Retail
3 8 (7.34%) Law
4 5 (4.59%) Legal
4 5 (4.59%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.75%) Advertising
6 2 (1.83%) Banking
6 2 (1.83%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.92%) Marketing
7 1 (0.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (33.03%) Developer
2 15 (13.76%) .NET Developer
3 12 (11.01%) Analyst
4 8 (7.34%) Consultant
4 8 (7.34%) Administrator
4 8 (7.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (6.42%) Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (6.42%) SQL DBA
5 7 (6.42%) DBA
5 7 (6.42%) Service Analyst
6 6 (5.50%) SharePoint Developer
7 5 (4.59%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (4.59%) Architect
8 4 (3.67%) Technical Leader
8 4 (3.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Consultant
9 3 (2.75%) Dynamics AX Consultant
9 3 (2.75%) Case Management Developer
9 3 (2.75%) Business Developer
9 3 (2.75%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (32.11%) .NET
2 30 (27.52%) ASP.NET
3 19 (17.43%) CSS
3 19 (17.43%) HTML
4 13 (11.93%) ASP.NET MVC
5 11 (10.09%) .NET Framework
5 11 (10.09%) WCF
6 7 (6.42%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 6 (5.50%) Ajax
8 5 (4.59%) RESTful
9 4 (3.67%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (2.75%) Laravel
10 3 (2.75%) Yii
10 3 (2.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 3 (2.75%) HTML5
10 3 (2.75%) Web Services
11 2 (1.83%) Flash
11 2 (1.83%) LINQ
11 2 (1.83%) CSS3
12 1 (0.92%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.42%) Replication
2 6 (5.50%) Open Source
3 4 (3.67%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.83%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.83%) AS400
4 2 (1.83%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.83%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.83%) Visualisation
4 2 (1.83%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.92%) FMCG
5 1 (0.92%) iPhone
5 1 (0.92%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 49 (44.95%) Windows
2 17 (15.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (10.09%) Linux
4 9 (8.26%) Windows XP
5 8 (7.34%) Windows 7
5 8 (7.34%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (6.42%) UNIX
6 7 (6.42%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (3.67%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.92%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (18.35%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (11.01%) MVC
2 12 (11.01%) ITIL
3 11 (10.09%) CRM
3 11 (10.09%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (9.17%) OO
5 8 (7.34%) Project Management
5 8 (7.34%) Service Management
6 6 (5.50%) Service Delivery
6 6 (5.50%) OOA/OOD
6 6 (5.50%) Migration
7 5 (4.59%) ITSM
7 5 (4.59%) ETL
7 5 (4.59%) Waterfall
7 5 (4.59%) Coaching
8 4 (3.67%) Mentoring
8 4 (3.67%) BDD
8 4 (3.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (3.67%) Web Application Development
8 4 (3.67%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 41 (37.61%) SQL
2 27 (24.77%) C#
3 22 (20.18%) JavaScript
3 22 (20.18%) T-SQL
4 10 (9.17%) VB.NET
4 10 (9.17%) PHP
5 4 (3.67%) Ruby
5 4 (3.67%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.75%) VB
7 2 (1.83%) Python
7 2 (1.83%) Java
7 2 (1.83%) C
8 1 (0.92%) X++
Qualifications
1 30 (27.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (7.34%) Degree
3 7 (6.42%) MCP
3 7 (6.42%) MCTS
4 6 (5.50%) MCAD
4 6 (5.50%) MCSD
4 6 (5.50%) SC Cleared
4 6 (5.50%) Security Cleared
5 5 (4.59%) MCSE
5 5 (4.59%) MCITP
6 3 (2.75%) ICAEW
6 3 (2.75%) CIPFA
6 3 (2.75%) CIMA
6 3 (2.75%) ACCA
7 2 (1.83%) CISM
7 2 (1.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.83%) ISSAP
7 2 (1.83%) ISSMP
7 2 (1.83%) CCNA
7 2 (1.83%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.42%) SLA
2 2 (1.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.83%) COBIT
2 2 (1.83%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.92%) QA
System Software
1 27 (24.77%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.34%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.83%) XenApp
3 2 (1.83%) XenDesktop
3 2 (1.83%) vSphere
3 2 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.92%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.92%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 12 (11.01%) SCCM
2 6 (5.50%) SCOM
2 6 (5.50%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (3.67%) Backup Exec
3 4 (3.67%) Windows Intune
4 3 (2.75%) SCVMM
5 2 (1.83%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (1.83%) BladeLogic
5 2 (1.83%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (1.83%) Nagios
6 1 (0.92%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.92%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.92%) Netcool
6 1 (0.92%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (7.34%) Citrix
2 7 (6.42%) Cisco
2 7 (6.42%) EPiServer
3 6 (5.50%) Symantec
3 6 (5.50%) VMware
4 4 (3.67%) Business Objects
4 4 (3.67%) HP
4 4 (3.67%) Dell
4 4 (3.67%) Tableau
5 3 (2.75%) Zend
5 3 (2.75%) SAP
5 3 (2.75%) Teradata
5 3 (2.75%) Oracle
6 2 (1.83%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.83%) BMC
6 2 (1.83%) CA
6 2 (1.83%) Kalido
6 2 (1.83%) Tripwire
6 2 (1.83%) Cognos
6 2 (1.83%) IBM
Liverpool
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday, healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + car, bonus, pension, health care
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + up to 30% bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, North West
Aspect Software
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Liverpool
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 10 days ago
Liverpool
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, certifications, travel, pension
Posted: 11 days ago
Liverpool
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + car, bonus, pension, health care
Posted: 12 days ago
Liverpool
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + PACKAGE
Posted: 13 days ago
Liverpool
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Liverpool
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Liverpool
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + car, bonus, pension, health care
Posted: 18 days ago
Liverpool
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday, healthcare
Posted: 19 days ago
Liverpool
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Liverpool
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Liverpool
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Liverpool
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 - £61000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago