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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 12 14 11
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 61 70 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 14.02% 14.64% 16.97%
As % of the Vendors category 30.05% 28.11% 34.57%
Number of salaries quoted 49 47 81
Average salary £40,000 £43,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% +21.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,900 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
203 249 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 46.67% 52.09% 49.09%
Number of salaries quoted 173 220 235
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +21.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 19 September 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Liverpool

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 60 (46.15%) MS Excel
2 50 (38.46%) Windows
3 35 (26.92%) Active Directory
4 34 (26.15%) .NET
5 32 (24.62%) SQL
6 31 (23.85%) TCP/IP
7 28 (21.54%) ITIL
8 27 (20.77%) HP
8 27 (20.77%) MS Exchange
9 26 (20.00%) Finance
10 23 (17.69%) Degree
10 23 (17.69%) C#
11 22 (16.92%) Cisco
12 21 (16.15%) Microsoft Certification
13 20 (15.38%) SQL Server
13 20 (15.38%) MS Office
14 19 (14.62%) Agile Software Development
14 19 (14.62%) Analytical Skills
15 18 (13.85%) ASP.NET
15 18 (13.85%) DNS
16 15 (11.54%) Citrix
17 14 (10.77%) VMware
17 14 (10.77%) MCITP
17 14 (10.77%) Windows Server 2008
18 13 (10.00%) MCSE
19 12 (9.23%) VB.NET
19 12 (9.23%) Dell
19 12 (9.23%) Firewall
19 12 (9.23%) MVC
19 12 (9.23%) ASP.NET MVC

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 27 (20.77%) MS Exchange
2 11 (8.46%) SharePoint
3 10 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (4.62%) Node.js
4 6 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (3.08%) Lync
6 3 (2.31%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.54%) Umbraco
7 2 (1.54%) IIS
8 1 (0.77%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.77%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.77%) CMS
Applications
1 60 (46.15%) MS Excel
2 20 (15.38%) MS Office
3 2 (1.54%) RoboHelp
3 2 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (6.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.31%) Sage 1000
3 1 (0.77%) Cognos Controller
3 1 (0.77%) Tridion
3 1 (0.77%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.62%) Office 365
2 5 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (23.85%) TCP/IP
2 18 (13.85%) DNS
3 12 (9.23%) Firewall
4 11 (8.46%) VPN
4 11 (8.46%) WAN
5 10 (7.69%) VLAN
6 9 (6.92%) Kerberos
6 9 (6.92%) LDAP
6 9 (6.92%) IPsec
7 8 (6.15%) Structured Cabling
7 8 (6.15%) Ethernet
8 7 (5.38%) DHCP
8 7 (5.38%) SAN
9 4 (3.08%) Internet
10 3 (2.31%) LAN
11 2 (1.54%) PSTN
11 2 (1.54%) ADSL
11 2 (1.54%) ISDN
11 2 (1.54%) NAS
12 1 (0.77%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.46%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (6.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (4.62%) NoSQL
5 5 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (3.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (3.08%) DTS
7 3 (2.31%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.54%) SAP BW
8 2 (1.54%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.54%) OLAP
8 2 (1.54%) SAP Data Services
8 2 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.77%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.77%) Cognos Query Studio
9 1 (0.77%) Cognos Analysis Studio
9 1 (0.77%) Cognos Report Studio
9 1 (0.77%) MySQL
9 1 (0.77%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.77%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (4.62%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.85%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.77%) NUnit
3 1 (0.77%) Subversion
3 1 (0.77%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 26 (20.00%) Finance
2 8 (6.15%) Retail
3 5 (3.85%) Advertising
4 4 (3.08%) Multimedia
4 4 (3.08%) Banking
5 2 (1.54%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.54%) Publishing
5 2 (1.54%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.77%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (21.54%) Developer
2 20 (15.38%) Analyst
3 18 (13.85%) .NET Developer
4 17 (13.08%) Architect
5 14 (10.77%) Solutions Architect
6 11 (8.46%) Technical Support
7 8 (6.15%) Team Leader
8 7 (5.38%) Support Analyst
8 7 (5.38%) Junior
9 6 (4.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (3.85%) Administrator
10 5 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (3.85%) Applications Architect
11 4 (3.08%) Service Desk Manager
11 4 (3.08%) Information Security Analyst
11 4 (3.08%) Help Desk Support
11 4 (3.08%) Information Analyst
11 4 (3.08%) Junior Developer
11 4 (3.08%) Security Analyst
11 4 (3.08%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (26.15%) .NET
2 18 (13.85%) ASP.NET
3 12 (9.23%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (8.46%) HTML
5 10 (7.69%) CSS
5 10 (7.69%) WCF
6 7 (5.38%) RESTful
7 6 (4.62%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (3.85%) jQuery
9 4 (3.08%) LINQ
9 4 (3.08%) .NET Framework
10 2 (1.54%) Ajax
10 2 (1.54%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (1.54%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 1 (0.77%) LINQ to SQL
11 1 (0.77%) Castle Windsor
11 1 (0.77%) REST
11 1 (0.77%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 1 (0.77%) Razor View Engine
11 1 (0.77%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.62%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (8.46%) Fat Client
2 11 (8.46%) Thin Client
2 11 (8.46%) Blackberry
3 9 (6.92%) PKI
4 8 (6.15%) iPhone
5 5 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.08%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.31%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.31%) CMDB
8 2 (1.54%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.54%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.77%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.77%) FMCG
9 1 (0.77%) User Experience
9 1 (0.77%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.77%) Replication
9 1 (0.77%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 50 (38.46%) Windows
2 14 (10.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (8.46%) Linux
4 8 (6.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (6.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (5.38%) Windows 7
6 5 (3.85%) Windows XP
7 4 (3.08%) UNIX
8 2 (1.54%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.54%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.77%) Android
9 1 (0.77%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.77%) AIX
9 1 (0.77%) Windows Phone 8
9 1 (0.77%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (21.54%) ITIL
2 19 (14.62%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (9.23%) MVC
4 11 (8.46%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (8.46%) CRM
5 9 (6.92%) Server Monitoring
6 8 (6.15%) ETL
6 8 (6.15%) OO
6 8 (6.15%) TDD
7 7 (5.38%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (5.38%) Web Application Development
7 7 (5.38%) Problem Management
8 6 (4.62%) BDD
8 6 (4.62%) Project Management
8 6 (4.62%) Migration
9 5 (3.85%) Web Development
9 5 (3.85%) Service Delivery
9 5 (3.85%) Dimensional Modelling
9 5 (3.85%) Analytics
10 4 (3.08%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 32 (24.62%) SQL
2 23 (17.69%) C#
3 12 (9.23%) VB.NET
4 10 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 10 (7.69%) PowerShell
5 8 (6.15%) T-SQL
6 6 (4.62%) Ruby
7 2 (1.54%) C
8 1 (0.77%) VB
8 1 (0.77%) PHP
8 1 (0.77%) Java
8 1 (0.77%) VBA
8 1 (0.77%) Python
8 1 (0.77%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 23 (17.69%) Degree
2 21 (16.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (10.77%) MCITP
4 13 (10.00%) MCSE
5 5 (3.85%) MCSA
6 4 (3.08%) CISSP
6 4 (3.08%) CISM
6 4 (3.08%) ISSAP
6 4 (3.08%) ISSMP
7 3 (2.31%) MCDST
7 3 (2.31%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.31%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (1.54%) MCTS
9 1 (0.77%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.77%) MCP
9 1 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.77%) CCDA
9 1 (0.77%) CCDP
9 1 (0.77%) ISEB
9 1 (0.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.62%) SLA
2 4 (3.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (3.08%) COBIT
2 4 (3.08%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.77%) QA
System Software
1 35 (26.92%) Active Directory
2 11 (8.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (8.46%) Hyper-V
3 9 (6.92%) NFS
4 6 (4.62%) XenDesktop
5 5 (3.85%) XenApp
6 4 (3.08%) VMware ESX
7 3 (2.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (2.31%) Terminal Services
7 3 (2.31%) vSphere
7 3 (2.31%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.77%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (9.23%) HP SIM
2 10 (7.69%) SCCM
3 7 (5.38%) SCOM
4 4 (3.08%) Windows Intune
5 3 (2.31%) SCVMM
5 3 (2.31%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (2.31%) Backup Exec
5 3 (2.31%) WSUS
6 1 (0.77%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.77%) Netcool
Vendors
1 27 (20.77%) HP
2 22 (16.92%) Cisco
3 15 (11.54%) Citrix
4 14 (10.77%) VMware
5 12 (9.23%) Dell
6 11 (8.46%) IBM
7 8 (6.15%) Sage
8 4 (3.08%) CheckPoint
8 4 (3.08%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (3.08%) Symantec
8 4 (3.08%) Oracle
8 4 (3.08%) Avaya
8 4 (3.08%) Tableau
8 4 (3.08%) ServiceNow
9 3 (2.31%) Facebook
9 3 (2.31%) ProCurve
9 3 (2.31%) Google
9 3 (2.31%) SAP
9 3 (2.31%) Teradata
9 3 (2.31%) Reuters
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