The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 4 3 17
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +14
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 130 91 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 23.26% 18.31% 11.15%
As % of the Vendors category 43.92% 35.83% 23.91%
Number of salaries quoted 101 53 59
Median salary £35,000 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £44,900 £50,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Microsoft
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Merseyside region.

Vendors Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
296 254 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 52.95% 51.11% 46.62%
Number of salaries quoted 213 183 247
Median salary £36,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of job ads across the Merseyside region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Merseyside region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Merseyside

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Merseyside

Microsoft
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +5 114 £35,000 +2.94% 12
St Helens +2 7 £35,000 +100.00%
Wirral -4 3 £27,500 -5.17% 3
Bootle 0 2 £33,250 +10.83% 1
Birkenhead -5 2 - - 1
Southport -1 1 £25,000 -37.50%
Microsoft
North West

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 134 (53.60%) SQL Server
2 94 (37.60%) Windows
3 80 (32.00%) Finance
4 79 (31.60%) ITIL
5 78 (31.20%) SQL
6 62 (24.80%) Business Intelligence
6 62 (24.80%) Windows Server
7 56 (22.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 54 (21.60%) MS Excel
9 52 (20.80%) Data Warehouse
10 51 (20.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 50 (20.00%) Banking
12 49 (19.60%) Oracle
12 49 (19.60%) Windows Server 2012
13 42 (16.80%) MS Office
13 42 (16.80%) Citrix
14 41 (16.40%) Analytical Skills
15 40 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
15 40 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
16 39 (15.60%) Active Directory
17 38 (15.20%) .NET
17 38 (15.20%) Relational Database
18 37 (14.80%) Data Centre
18 37 (14.80%) C#
18 37 (14.80%) VMware
19 35 (14.00%) IIS
19 35 (14.00%) SQL Server 2012
20 33 (13.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 30 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
21 30 (12.00%) ITIL V3

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 35 (14.00%) IIS
2 17 (6.80%) BizTalk Server
2 17 (6.80%) CMS
2 17 (6.80%) MS Exchange
3 16 (6.40%) SharePoint
4 14 (5.60%) Confluence
5 13 (5.20%) Exchange Server 2013
5 13 (5.20%) Umbraco
6 11 (4.40%) Tomcat
7 9 (3.60%) Apache
8 7 (2.80%) JBoss
9 5 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (2.00%) WebSphere
10 4 (1.60%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (1.60%) Skype for Business
11 3 (1.20%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.80%) K2 blackpearl
13 1 (0.40%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 54 (21.60%) MS Excel
2 42 (16.80%) MS Office
3 4 (1.60%) MS Project
3 4 (1.60%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.80%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 18 (7.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (4.00%) SDL Web 8
3 5 (2.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.80%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.40%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.40%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 24 (9.60%) Microsoft Azure
1 24 (9.60%) Office 365
2 16 (6.40%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (6.40%) PaaS
3 15 (6.00%) IaaS
4 9 (3.60%) SaaS
5 1 (0.40%) AdWords
5 1 (0.40%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 25 (10.00%) SAN
2 19 (7.60%) DNS
3 17 (6.80%) DHCP
4 13 (5.20%) Firewall
5 12 (4.80%) VPN
6 11 (4.40%) LAN
7 10 (4.00%) TCP/IP
7 10 (4.00%) WAN
8 7 (2.80%) VoIP
9 5 (2.00%) Internet
9 5 (2.00%) MPLS
10 3 (1.20%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (1.20%) Intranet
11 2 (0.80%) BIG-IP
11 2 (0.80%) Ethernet
11 2 (0.80%) SMTP
12 1 (0.40%) Cisco Nexus
12 1 (0.40%) Network Security
12 1 (0.40%) Remote Desktop
12 1 (0.40%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (53.60%) SQL Server
2 56 (22.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 52 (20.80%) Data Warehouse
4 51 (20.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 38 (15.20%) Relational Database
6 35 (14.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 33 (13.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 29 (11.60%) Oracle BI EE
9 28 (11.20%) Oracle ODI
10 27 (10.80%) SQL Server 2008
11 22 (8.80%) Power BI
12 19 (7.60%) SQL Server 2014
13 18 (7.20%) Oracle Reports
14 16 (6.40%) RDBMS
15 10 (4.00%) OLAP
15 10 (4.00%) OLAP Cube
16 8 (3.20%) BusinessObjects
17 7 (2.80%) Essbase
18 6 (2.40%) Crystal Reports
18 6 (2.40%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 22 (8.80%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (6.00%) JIRA
3 13 (5.20%) Git (software)
4 10 (4.00%) Subversion
5 5 (2.00%) Visual Studio
6 3 (1.20%) NuGet
6 3 (1.20%) Selenium
7 2 (0.80%) Selenium IDE
7 2 (0.80%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.40%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.40%) Cucumber
General
1 80 (32.00%) Finance
2 50 (20.00%) Banking
3 15 (6.00%) Manufacturing
4 8 (3.20%) Games
4 8 (3.20%) Law
5 6 (2.40%) Retail
5 6 (2.40%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.00%) Advertising
7 4 (1.60%) Automotive
8 3 (1.20%) Back Office
8 3 (1.20%) Marketing
9 2 (0.80%) Legal
9 2 (0.80%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 78 (31.20%) Developer
2 62 (24.80%) Analyst
3 33 (13.20%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 24 (9.60%) Support Analyst
5 21 (8.40%) IT Support
6 20 (8.00%) .NET Developer
7 18 (7.20%) Applications Support
7 18 (7.20%) Applications Support Analyst
8 15 (6.00%) Banking Analyst
9 12 (4.80%) Administrator
9 12 (4.80%) Support Engineer
10 10 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
10 10 (4.00%) DBA
10 10 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (4.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
10 10 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
10 10 (4.00%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
10 10 (4.00%) Senior Support Analyst
10 10 (4.00%) SQL DBA
10 10 (4.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (15.20%) .NET
2 25 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 16 (6.40%) CSS
3 16 (6.40%) HTML
4 14 (5.60%) jQuery
5 13 (5.20%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 13 (5.20%) HTML5
6 9 (3.60%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (3.60%) Middleware
7 6 (2.40%) Web Services
8 4 (1.60%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 4 (1.60%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (1.60%) RESTful
9 3 (1.20%) Java EE
10 2 (0.80%) .NET Framework
10 2 (0.80%) CSS3
11 1 (0.40%) LINQ
11 1 (0.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 1 (0.40%) WCF
11 1 (0.40%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 41 (16.40%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (14.80%) Data Centre
3 18 (7.20%) Credit Risk
3 18 (7.20%) SWIFT
4 16 (6.40%) Management Information System
5 14 (5.60%) Replication
5 14 (5.60%) Wiki
6 12 (4.80%) Clustering
7 10 (4.00%) Driving Licence
7 10 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (3.20%) Mathematics
9 7 (2.80%) Hybrid Cloud
9 7 (2.80%) Life Science
9 7 (2.80%) Public Cloud
9 7 (2.80%) Video Conferencing
10 6 (2.40%) Data Integration
10 6 (2.40%) NHS
11 4 (1.60%) iPad
12 3 (1.20%) iPhone
12 3 (1.20%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 94 (37.60%) Windows
2 62 (24.80%) Windows Server
3 49 (19.60%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (9.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (5.60%) Linux
6 11 (4.40%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (3.20%) Windows XP
8 7 (2.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (2.00%) Android
9 5 (2.00%) Windows 7
10 3 (1.20%) Unix
11 2 (0.80%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.40%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (31.60%) ITIL
2 62 (24.80%) Business Intelligence
3 40 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 30 (12.00%) ITIL V3
5 25 (10.00%) Wealth Management
6 24 (9.60%) Change Management
6 24 (9.60%) MVC
6 24 (9.60%) Time Management
7 23 (9.20%) Project Management
7 23 (9.20%) User Acceptance Testing
8 21 (8.40%) ETL
8 21 (8.40%) Infrastructure Management
8 21 (8.40%) TOGAF
9 18 (7.20%) CRM
9 18 (7.20%) Data Analysis
10 17 (6.80%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (6.80%) Service Delivery
10 17 (6.80%) Stakeholder Management
11 16 (6.40%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 78 (31.20%) SQL
2 37 (14.80%) C#
3 26 (10.40%) PowerShell
4 20 (8.00%) T-SQL
5 17 (6.80%) JavaScript
6 13 (5.20%) Java
7 9 (3.60%) PL/SQL
8 8 (3.20%) C
9 1 (0.40%) Progress 4GL
9 1 (0.40%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 40 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (9.20%) Degree
3 14 (5.60%) Citrix Certification
3 14 (5.60%) MCSE
4 9 (3.60%) MCITP
5 8 (3.20%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (3.20%) ISTQB
5 8 (3.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (2.80%) CCNA
6 7 (2.80%) EMC Certification
7 6 (2.40%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (2.00%) MCSA
9 3 (1.20%) A+ Certification
9 3 (1.20%) Network+ Certification
9 3 (1.20%) PMI Certification
9 3 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.40%) CCNP
11 1 (0.40%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.40%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (8.80%) SLA
2 6 (2.40%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.60%) QA
4 1 (0.40%) GAMP
4 1 (0.40%) HL7
System Software
1 39 (15.60%) Active Directory
2 24 (9.60%) Hyper-V
3 23 (9.20%) XenApp
4 21 (8.40%) VMware Infrastructure
5 20 (8.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (2.80%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (2.00%) vSphere
8 2 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.40%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.40%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.40%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 21 (8.40%) SCCM
2 15 (6.00%) Nagios
3 14 (5.60%) EdgeSight
3 14 (5.60%) SCOM
3 14 (5.60%) SCOrch
4 7 (2.80%) AirWatch
5 3 (1.20%) Ansible
5 3 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.20%) Puppet
6 1 (0.40%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.40%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (0.40%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.40%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.40%) SCSM
6 1 (0.40%) WSUS
Vendors
1 49 (19.60%) Oracle
2 42 (16.80%) Citrix
3 37 (14.80%) VMware
4 22 (8.80%) HP
5 20 (8.00%) Cisco
6 18 (7.20%) Bloomberg
6 18 (7.20%) Reuters
7 16 (6.40%) Cognos
7 16 (6.40%) IBM
8 13 (5.20%) Salesforce.com
9 11 (4.40%) Avaya
9 11 (4.40%) EPiServer
9 11 (4.40%) Remedy
10 9 (3.60%) SAP
11 7 (2.80%) Dell
11 7 (2.80%) EMC
11 7 (2.80%) Software AG
12 6 (2.40%) SonicWALL
12 6 (2.40%) Sophos
13 5 (2.00%) RedGate
Merseyside
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Spring Technology
Salary: £19000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Erin Associates
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + Depending on experience + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Wirral
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + flexible working
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: £39999 - £48000 per annum + home working
Posted: 12 days ago
Liverpool
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + flexible working
Posted: 3 days ago
Wirral
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + + Great Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Aintree, Liverpool, North West
Taskers Plc
Salary: £25,000 - £28,000 p.a.
Posted: 10 days ago
Bootle
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Wirral
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
QVC
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 10 days ago