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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 14 14 12
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 52 69 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 13.90% 14.44% 16.56%
As % of the Vendors category 31.33% 26.85% 35.00%
Number of salaries quoted 42 53 73
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +18.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £24,500 £22,700
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £64,500 £47,200
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
166 257 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 44.39% 53.77% 47.31%
Number of salaries quoted 136 229 199
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +15.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

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 24 October 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Liverpool

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 58 (48.74%) MS Excel
2 48 (40.34%) Windows
3 35 (29.41%) Active Directory
4 33 (27.73%) .NET
5 31 (26.05%) SQL
6 28 (23.53%) MS Office
7 25 (21.01%) C#
7 25 (21.01%) Microsoft Certification
8 22 (18.49%) SQL Server
8 22 (18.49%) ASP.NET
9 21 (17.65%) MS Exchange
10 20 (16.81%) ITIL
11 18 (15.13%) TCP/IP
12 17 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (14.29%) Degree
13 16 (13.45%) SCCM
13 16 (13.45%) Finance
13 16 (13.45%) ASP.NET MVC
14 15 (12.61%) JavaScript
15 14 (11.76%) HTML
15 14 (11.76%) HP
15 14 (11.76%) Citrix
15 14 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
16 13 (10.92%) MVC
17 12 (10.08%) Cisco
17 12 (10.08%) Dell
17 12 (10.08%) DNS
17 12 (10.08%) VB.NET
17 12 (10.08%) CSS
17 12 (10.08%) MCITP

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 21 (17.65%) MS Exchange
2 9 (7.56%) SharePoint
3 7 (5.88%) Umbraco
4 6 (5.04%) Node.js
5 5 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (3.36%) Lync
7 3 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (2.52%) IIS
7 3 (2.52%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (2.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.84%) CMS
8 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.84%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.84%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 58 (48.74%) MS Excel
2 28 (23.53%) MS Office
3 2 (1.68%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.68%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (5.04%) Tridion
2 3 (2.52%) Sage 1000
3 2 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.84%) Cognos Controller
4 1 (0.84%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.04%) Office 365
2 5 (4.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (15.13%) TCP/IP
2 12 (10.08%) DNS
3 7 (5.88%) Firewall
3 7 (5.88%) Ethernet
4 6 (5.04%) Kerberos
4 6 (5.04%) LDAP
4 6 (5.04%) IPsec
5 5 (4.20%) SAN
5 5 (4.20%) VPN
5 5 (4.20%) DHCP
6 3 (2.52%) VLAN
6 3 (2.52%) VoIP
6 3 (2.52%) WAN
7 2 (1.68%) LAN
7 2 (1.68%) Internet
7 2 (1.68%) NAS
8 1 (0.84%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (0.84%) Network Security
8 1 (0.84%) Wireless
8 1 (0.84%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (18.49%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.56%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (6.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (5.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (5.04%) MySQL
4 6 (5.04%) NoSQL
5 5 (4.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (3.36%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (3.36%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (2.52%) OLAP
7 3 (2.52%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.52%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.68%) SAP Data Services
8 2 (1.68%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (1.68%) SAP BW
8 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (1.68%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.68%) QlikView
9 1 (0.84%) Spotfire
9 1 (0.84%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 11 (9.24%) Visual Studio
2 6 (5.04%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 16 (13.45%) Finance
2 7 (5.88%) Retail
3 5 (4.20%) Advertising
3 5 (4.20%) Law
4 4 (3.36%) Banking
4 4 (3.36%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.68%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.68%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.84%) Legal
6 1 (0.84%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (26.05%) Developer
2 20 (16.81%) .NET Developer
3 19 (15.97%) Analyst
4 14 (11.76%) Architect
5 11 (9.24%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (6.72%) Technical Support
6 8 (6.72%) Team Leader
7 7 (5.88%) Junior
8 6 (5.04%) Service Analyst
8 6 (5.04%) Service Desk Analyst
9 5 (4.20%) Applications Architect
9 5 (4.20%) Administrator
9 5 (4.20%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (3.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (3.36%) Security Analyst
10 4 (3.36%) Support Technician
10 4 (3.36%) Information Analyst
10 4 (3.36%) Help Desk Support
10 4 (3.36%) Information Security Analyst
10 4 (3.36%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (27.73%) .NET
2 22 (18.49%) ASP.NET
3 16 (13.45%) ASP.NET MVC
4 14 (11.76%) HTML
5 12 (10.08%) CSS
6 9 (7.56%) WCF
7 7 (5.88%) RESTful
8 6 (5.04%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 6 (5.04%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (4.20%) jQuery
10 4 (3.36%) LINQ
10 4 (3.36%) .NET Framework
11 3 (2.52%) HTML5
12 2 (1.68%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 2 (1.68%) Flash
12 2 (1.68%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 2 (1.68%) CSS3
13 1 (0.84%) AngularJS
13 1 (0.84%) ActiveMQ
13 1 (0.84%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.88%) Blackberry
3 6 (5.04%) PKI
4 4 (3.36%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.52%) Thin Client
5 3 (2.52%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.68%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.68%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.68%) AS400
6 2 (1.68%) Replication
7 1 (0.84%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.84%) Open Source
7 1 (0.84%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.84%) User Experience
7 1 (0.84%) FMCG
7 1 (0.84%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 48 (40.34%) Windows
2 11 (9.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (7.56%) Linux
4 8 (6.72%) Windows XP
5 7 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (5.88%) UNIX
6 6 (5.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (4.20%) Windows 8
8 4 (3.36%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.84%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.84%) AIX
9 1 (0.84%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.84%) Android
9 1 (0.84%) Windows Phone 8
9 1 (0.84%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (16.81%) ITIL
2 17 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (10.92%) MVC
4 11 (9.24%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (8.40%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (5.88%) OO
6 7 (5.88%) TDD
7 6 (5.04%) Migration
7 6 (5.04%) Service Management
7 6 (5.04%) BDD
7 6 (5.04%) Web Application Development
7 6 (5.04%) Server Monitoring
8 5 (4.20%) Coaching
8 5 (4.20%) Service Delivery
8 5 (4.20%) ITSM
8 5 (4.20%) Security Management
8 5 (4.20%) CRM
8 5 (4.20%) Web Development
9 4 (3.36%) Data Protection
9 4 (3.36%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 31 (26.05%) SQL
2 25 (21.01%) C#
3 15 (12.61%) JavaScript
4 12 (10.08%) VB.NET
5 10 (8.40%) T-SQL
6 8 (6.72%) PowerShell
7 6 (5.04%) Ruby
7 6 (5.04%) PHP
8 4 (3.36%) C
9 2 (1.68%) VB
10 1 (0.84%) Python
10 1 (0.84%) PowerHouse
10 1 (0.84%) Java
Qualifications
1 25 (21.01%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (14.29%) Degree
3 12 (10.08%) MCITP
4 11 (9.24%) MCSE
5 5 (4.20%) MCSA
6 4 (3.36%) CISM
6 4 (3.36%) ISSAP
6 4 (3.36%) ISSMP
6 4 (3.36%) CISSP
7 3 (2.52%) MCDST
7 3 (2.52%) MCTS
7 3 (2.52%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (2.52%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.68%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.68%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.84%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.84%) MCPD
9 1 (0.84%) MCP
9 1 (0.84%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.88%) SLA
2 4 (3.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (3.36%) COBIT
2 4 (3.36%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.84%) QA
System Software
1 35 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 11 (9.24%) Hyper-V
3 7 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (5.04%) NFS
5 4 (3.36%) XenApp
5 4 (3.36%) XenDesktop
6 3 (2.52%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.68%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.84%) vSphere
8 1 (0.84%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 16 (13.45%) SCCM
2 8 (6.72%) HP SIM
3 7 (5.88%) SCOM
4 4 (3.36%) Windows Intune
4 4 (3.36%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (2.52%) WSUS
5 3 (2.52%) SCVMM
6 2 (1.68%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.68%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.68%) BladeLogic
6 2 (1.68%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (1.68%) Nagios
7 1 (0.84%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.84%) Netcool
Vendors
1 14 (11.76%) HP
1 14 (11.76%) Citrix
2 12 (10.08%) Dell
2 12 (10.08%) Cisco
3 10 (8.40%) VMware
4 8 (6.72%) IBM
5 6 (5.04%) EPiServer
6 5 (4.20%) Symantec
7 4 (3.36%) Tableau
7 4 (3.36%) Oracle
7 4 (3.36%) Sage
7 4 (3.36%) CheckPoint
8 3 (2.52%) Reuters
8 3 (2.52%) Bloomberg
8 3 (2.52%) Avaya
8 3 (2.52%) SAP
8 3 (2.52%) Teradata
9 2 (1.68%) Kalido
9 2 (1.68%) Tripwire
9 2 (1.68%) ProCurve
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