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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 3 14 10
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 86 71 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 21.61% 13.89% 16.31%
As % of the Vendors category 42.16% 24.74% 35.47%
Number of salaries quoted 44 59 51
Average salary £33,250 £40,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.87% +29.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £45,200 £41,500
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
204 287 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 51.26% 56.16% 45.99%
Number of salaries quoted 139 244 142
Average salary £36,000 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.19% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 22 May 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Liverpool

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 66 (44.30%) SQL Server
2 65 (43.62%) SQL
3 54 (36.24%) MS Excel
4 52 (34.90%) Windows
5 44 (29.53%) SharePoint
6 39 (26.17%) .NET
6 39 (26.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 34 (22.82%) Agile Software Development
8 31 (20.81%) C#
9 30 (20.13%) T-SQL
10 28 (18.79%) MS Office
11 27 (18.12%) ASP.NET
11 27 (18.12%) JavaScript
11 27 (18.12%) Finance
12 26 (17.45%) IBM
13 25 (16.78%) Stakeholder Management
14 22 (14.77%) IIS
15 21 (14.09%) Business Intelligence
16 20 (13.42%) VMware
16 20 (13.42%) .NET Framework
17 19 (12.75%) Active Directory
17 19 (12.75%) HTML
17 19 (12.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 18 (12.08%) Replication
18 18 (12.08%) CSS
18 18 (12.08%) MS Exchange
18 18 (12.08%) Windows Server 2008
19 17 (11.41%) SC Cleared
19 17 (11.41%) Security Cleared
19 17 (11.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 44 (29.53%) SharePoint
2 22 (14.77%) IIS
3 18 (12.08%) MS Exchange
4 16 (10.74%) SharePoint 2010
5 13 (8.72%) Alfresco
5 13 (8.72%) SharePoint 2013
5 13 (8.72%) Documentum
6 12 (8.05%) SAS
6 12 (8.05%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (7.38%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (4.70%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (2.68%) CMS
9 4 (2.68%) Umbraco
9 4 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (2.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.67%) WorkSite
11 1 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.67%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.67%) OpenEdge
11 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 54 (36.24%) MS Excel
2 28 (18.79%) MS Office
3 12 (8.05%) SPSS
4 3 (2.01%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.34%) MS Project
6 1 (0.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (9.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.34%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.67%) Agresso
3 1 (0.67%) Tridion
3 1 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.67%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.07%) Office 365
2 13 (8.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.67%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.40%) DNS
2 11 (7.38%) DHCP
3 8 (5.37%) TCP/IP
4 6 (4.03%) FTP
5 5 (3.36%) SAN
6 4 (2.68%) Firewall
6 4 (2.68%) VPN
6 4 (2.68%) Internet
6 4 (2.68%) LAN
7 3 (2.01%) ADSL
7 3 (2.01%) Ethernet
7 3 (2.01%) WAN
8 2 (1.34%) WEP
8 2 (1.34%) WPA
8 2 (1.34%) SSL
8 2 (1.34%) Intranet
8 2 (1.34%) ISDN
8 2 (1.34%) SMTP
8 2 (1.34%) PSTN
8 2 (1.34%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (44.30%) SQL Server
2 19 (12.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (11.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (9.40%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (8.72%) MongoDB
6 12 (8.05%) SQL Server 2005
6 12 (8.05%) Pentaho
6 12 (8.05%) QlikView
7 11 (7.38%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (6.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (6.04%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (4.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (2.68%) MySQL
11 4 (2.68%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 4 (2.68%) Base SAS
12 2 (1.34%) OLAP
12 2 (1.34%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (1.34%) MS Access
13 1 (0.67%) OLAP Cube
13 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 5 (3.36%) Git (software)
1 5 (3.36%) Moq
1 5 (3.36%) NUnit
2 2 (1.34%) MSTest
3 1 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.67%) WinDbg
3 1 (0.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (18.12%) Finance
2 7 (4.70%) Law
3 5 (3.36%) Electronics
4 4 (2.68%) Advertising
4 4 (2.68%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.68%) Back Office
5 2 (1.34%) Banking
5 2 (1.34%) Legal
5 2 (1.34%) Front Office
6 1 (0.67%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (0.67%) French Language
6 1 (0.67%) German Language
6 1 (0.67%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.67%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.67%) Publishing
6 1 (0.67%) Games
6 1 (0.67%) Marketing
6 1 (0.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (22.82%) Developer
2 21 (14.09%) Administrator
3 20 (13.42%) Analyst
4 19 (12.75%) Consultant
5 14 (9.40%) SQL DBA
5 14 (9.40%) DBA
5 14 (9.40%) Architect
6 12 (8.05%) Test Analyst
7 11 (7.38%) SharePoint Developer
7 11 (7.38%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 9 (6.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (5.37%) SAS BI Consultant
10 6 (4.03%) SQL Developer
11 5 (3.36%) Desktop Support
11 5 (3.36%) Applications Support
11 5 (3.36%) Support Engineer
11 5 (3.36%) .NET Developer
12 4 (2.68%) SQL Database Developer
12 4 (2.68%) IT Administrator
12 4 (2.68%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (26.17%) .NET
2 27 (18.12%) ASP.NET
3 20 (13.42%) .NET Framework
4 19 (12.75%) HTML
5 18 (12.08%) CSS
6 11 (7.38%) WCF
6 11 (7.38%) Ajax
7 7 (4.70%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (3.36%) jQuery
8 5 (3.36%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (3.36%) AngularJS
8 5 (3.36%) Backbone.js
8 5 (3.36%) Ninject
8 5 (3.36%) COM
8 5 (3.36%) VXML
9 3 (2.01%) Web Services
10 2 (1.34%) J2EE
10 2 (1.34%) Entity Framework
10 2 (1.34%) HTML5
11 1 (0.67%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.08%) Replication
2 15 (10.07%) Open Source
3 13 (8.72%) Visualisation
4 7 (4.70%) Data Integration
5 6 (4.03%) Management Information System
5 6 (4.03%) Thin Client
5 6 (4.03%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.03%) Computer Science
5 6 (4.03%) Fat Client
6 5 (3.36%) Mathematics
6 5 (3.36%) Client/Server
6 5 (3.36%) Blackberry
6 5 (3.36%) IVR
7 3 (2.01%) Statistics
8 1 (0.67%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.67%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.67%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.67%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 52 (34.90%) Windows
2 18 (12.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (9.40%) Windows 7
4 9 (6.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (4.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (3.36%) Windows 8
6 5 (3.36%) Windows XP
7 4 (2.68%) Linux
8 2 (1.34%) UNIX
8 2 (1.34%) Android
8 2 (1.34%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.67%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.67%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.67%) NetWare
9 1 (0.67%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (22.82%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (16.78%) Stakeholder Management
3 21 (14.09%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (10.74%) Content Management
4 16 (10.74%) CRM
5 15 (10.07%) OO
5 15 (10.07%) Document Management
6 14 (9.40%) ETL
7 13 (8.72%) ITIL
8 12 (8.05%) Business Analysis
8 12 (8.05%) Analytics
8 12 (8.05%) Business Analytics
8 12 (8.05%) Test Scripting
9 11 (7.38%) Test Planning
9 11 (7.38%) OOA/OOD
10 10 (6.71%) MVC
11 8 (5.37%) Data Visualisation
12 7 (4.70%) Business Development
12 7 (4.70%) Project Management
13 6 (4.03%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 65 (43.62%) SQL
2 31 (20.81%) C#
3 30 (20.13%) T-SQL
4 27 (18.12%) JavaScript
5 13 (8.72%) Python
6 12 (8.05%) R
7 8 (5.37%) VB.NET
7 8 (5.37%) Java
8 2 (1.34%) PHP
9 1 (0.67%) X++
9 1 (0.67%) VBScript
9 1 (0.67%) VB
9 1 (0.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 39 (26.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (11.41%) SC Cleared
2 17 (11.41%) Security Cleared
3 16 (10.74%) MCP
4 13 (8.72%) DV Cleared
5 12 (8.05%) MCTS
6 11 (7.38%) MCAD
6 11 (7.38%) MCSD
7 10 (6.71%) CCNA
7 10 (6.71%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (6.04%) Degree
8 9 (6.04%) ISEB
8 9 (6.04%) MCSE
8 9 (6.04%) ISTQB
9 8 (5.37%) MCITP
9 8 (5.37%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (3.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (2.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (2.68%) CCA
12 3 (2.01%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.03%) QA
2 3 (2.01%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (12.75%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.36%) vSphere
3 4 (2.68%) XenDesktop
3 4 (2.68%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.34%) ISA Server
4 2 (1.34%) Terminal Services
4 2 (1.34%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (1.34%) XenApp
5 1 (0.67%) XenServer
5 1 (0.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (3.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (2.01%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.34%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.67%) WSUS
4 1 (0.67%) SCCM
4 1 (0.67%) SCOM
4 1 (0.67%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.67%) SCDPM
4 1 (0.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.67%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.67%) MOM
Vendors
1 26 (17.45%) IBM
2 20 (13.42%) VMware
3 16 (10.74%) EMC
4 14 (9.40%) Business Objects
5 13 (8.72%) Tableau
5 13 (8.72%) OpenText
6 12 (8.05%) Cognos
7 10 (6.71%) Oracle
8 9 (6.04%) Citrix
9 8 (5.37%) Teradata
9 8 (5.37%) Cisco
9 8 (5.37%) Cloudera
10 3 (2.01%) Apple
10 3 (2.01%) HP
11 2 (1.34%) Google
11 2 (1.34%) Sage
11 2 (1.34%) Fidessa
11 2 (1.34%) Symantec
11 2 (1.34%) Bloomberg
11 2 (1.34%) EPiServer
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