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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 4 11 15
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 128 64 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 20.81% 14.07% 11.81%
As % of the Vendors category 40.89% 28.32% 26.20%
Number of salaries quoted 96 38 56
Median salary £35,000 £30,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £22,050 £20,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +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
313 226 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 50.89% 49.67% 45.09%
Number of salaries quoted 206 163 216
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £60,500
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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +7 102 £39,250 +22.65% 12
Wirral -2 10 £27,500 -19.11% 2
St Helens - 6 £35,000 -
Southport +2 3 £30,000 -25.00% 1
Birkenhead 0 3 £27,500 +10.00% 1
Bootle -1 2 £33,250 +10.83%
Microsoft
North West

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 117 (50.65%) SQL Server
2 92 (39.83%) Windows
3 77 (33.33%) ITIL
4 75 (32.47%) SQL
5 65 (28.14%) Finance
6 56 (24.24%) MS Excel
7 51 (22.08%) Business Intelligence
8 50 (21.65%) Windows Server
9 47 (20.35%) Microsoft Certification
9 47 (20.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 45 (19.48%) Oracle
11 44 (19.05%) Citrix
12 43 (18.61%) VMware
13 42 (18.18%) Active Directory
14 41 (17.75%) IIS
14 41 (17.75%) Data Warehouse
14 41 (17.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 40 (17.32%) Windows Server 2012
16 39 (16.88%) MS Office
17 38 (16.45%) Agile Software Development
18 37 (16.02%) Banking
19 36 (15.58%) .NET
20 35 (15.15%) Data Centre
21 33 (14.29%) PowerShell
22 32 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
22 32 (13.85%) ITIL V3
23 31 (13.42%) SQL Server 2012
24 29 (12.55%) Relational Database
25 28 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
25 28 (12.12%) C#

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 41 (17.75%) IIS
2 18 (7.79%) BizTalk Server
2 18 (7.79%) MS Exchange
3 14 (6.06%) Confluence
4 12 (5.19%) CMS
4 12 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (5.19%) SharePoint
5 11 (4.76%) Umbraco
6 10 (4.33%) Apache
6 10 (4.33%) JBoss
6 10 (4.33%) Tomcat
7 5 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (2.16%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.30%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.87%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.43%) Drupal
10 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.43%) WordPress
Applications
1 56 (24.24%) MS Excel
2 39 (16.88%) MS Office
3 6 (2.60%) MS Project
4 2 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (6.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (4.33%) SDL Web 8
3 2 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.87%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.43%) Magento
4 1 (0.43%) OpenCart
4 1 (0.43%) osCommerce
4 1 (0.43%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 28 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (10.39%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (9.96%) Office 365
4 18 (7.79%) PaaS
5 17 (7.36%) IaaS
6 12 (5.19%) SaaS
7 1 (0.43%) AdWords
7 1 (0.43%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 28 (12.12%) SAN
2 22 (9.52%) DNS
3 18 (7.79%) DHCP
4 14 (6.06%) Firewall
4 14 (6.06%) VPN
5 13 (5.63%) TCP/IP
6 10 (4.33%) LAN
7 9 (3.90%) WAN
8 5 (2.16%) Internet
9 3 (1.30%) MPLS
9 3 (1.30%) VoIP
10 2 (0.87%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (0.87%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.87%) SMTP
11 1 (0.43%) BIG-IP
11 1 (0.43%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (0.43%) Intranet
11 1 (0.43%) Remote Desktop
11 1 (0.43%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (50.65%) SQL Server
2 47 (20.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 41 (17.75%) Data Warehouse
3 41 (17.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 31 (13.42%) SQL Server 2012
5 29 (12.55%) Relational Database
6 23 (9.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 21 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
8 19 (8.23%) Oracle ODI
8 19 (8.23%) Oracle Reports
9 17 (7.36%) Oracle BI EE
10 14 (6.06%) SQL Server 2014
11 11 (4.76%) Power BI
12 10 (4.33%) OLAP
12 10 (4.33%) OLAP Cube
12 10 (4.33%) RDBMS
13 9 (3.90%) MySQL
14 8 (3.46%) SQL Server 2005
14 8 (3.46%) SQL Server 2016
15 6 (2.60%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 15 (6.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (6.06%) Git (software)
2 14 (6.06%) JIRA
3 11 (4.76%) Subversion
4 3 (1.30%) NuGet
4 3 (1.30%) Selenium
4 3 (1.30%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.87%) Selenium IDE
5 2 (0.87%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.43%) Bazaar
6 1 (0.43%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.43%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.43%) PhantomJS
6 1 (0.43%) PHPUnit
General
1 65 (28.14%) Finance
2 37 (16.02%) Banking
3 10 (4.33%) Manufacturing
4 8 (3.46%) Games
5 7 (3.03%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.60%) Law
7 4 (1.73%) Automotive
7 4 (1.73%) Legal
8 3 (1.30%) Advertising
8 3 (1.30%) Marketing
8 3 (1.30%) Retail
9 1 (0.43%) Back Office
9 1 (0.43%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 58 (25.11%) Analyst
1 58 (25.11%) Developer
2 22 (9.52%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 21 (9.09%) IT Support
4 20 (8.66%) Support Analyst
5 15 (6.49%) .NET Developer
6 14 (6.06%) Architect
7 13 (5.63%) Administrator
7 13 (5.63%) DBA
7 13 (5.63%) SQL DBA
8 12 (5.19%) Support Engineer
9 11 (4.76%) Applications Support
9 11 (4.76%) Cloud Architect
9 11 (4.76%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
9 11 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
10 10 (4.33%) 3rd Line Support
10 10 (4.33%) Applications Support Analyst
10 10 (4.33%) Technical Leader
11 9 (3.90%) Data Warehouse Analyst
11 9 (3.90%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (15.58%) .NET
2 20 (8.66%) ASP.NET
3 15 (6.49%) CSS
3 15 (6.49%) HTML
3 15 (6.49%) jQuery
4 14 (6.06%) Middleware
5 12 (5.19%) HTML5
6 11 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 9 (3.90%) Web Services
8 7 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (2.60%) Java EE
10 3 (1.30%) Oracle Fusion
11 1 (0.43%) Ajax
11 1 (0.43%) CakePHP
11 1 (0.43%) LINQ
11 1 (0.43%) MDX
11 1 (0.43%) MooTools
11 1 (0.43%) RESTful
11 1 (0.43%) Symfony
11 1 (0.43%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 35 (15.15%) Data Centre
2 32 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (6.06%) Wiki
4 13 (5.63%) Management Information System
4 13 (5.63%) Replication
4 13 (5.63%) Video Conferencing
5 12 (5.19%) NHS
6 11 (4.76%) Clustering
6 11 (4.76%) Driving Licence
6 11 (4.76%) Public Cloud
7 10 (4.33%) Hybrid Cloud
8 9 (3.90%) Credit Risk
8 9 (3.90%) SWIFT
9 6 (2.60%) Data Integration
9 6 (2.60%) Life Science
10 5 (2.16%) iPad
10 5 (2.16%) Mobile App
10 5 (2.16%) PMI
11 3 (1.30%) BYOD
11 3 (1.30%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 92 (39.83%) Windows
2 50 (21.65%) Windows Server
3 40 (17.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (7.79%) Linux
4 18 (7.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (4.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (4.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (3.46%) Unix
6 8 (3.46%) Windows XP
7 6 (2.60%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.73%) Android
9 2 (0.87%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.87%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.43%) AIX
10 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (33.33%) ITIL
2 51 (22.08%) Business Intelligence
3 38 (16.45%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (13.85%) ITIL V3
5 25 (10.82%) Disaster Recovery
6 24 (10.39%) TOGAF
7 23 (9.96%) Project Management
8 21 (9.09%) PRINCE2
9 20 (8.66%) ETL
10 19 (8.23%) MVC
10 19 (8.23%) Wealth Management
11 18 (7.79%) CRM
12 16 (6.93%) Infrastructure Management
13 15 (6.49%) Mentoring
14 14 (6.06%) Change Management
14 14 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (6.06%) Converged Infrastructure
14 14 (6.06%) Line Management
15 13 (5.63%) Time Management
16 11 (4.76%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (32.47%) SQL
2 33 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 28 (12.12%) C#
4 25 (10.82%) T-SQL
5 18 (7.79%) JavaScript
6 14 (6.06%) Java
7 9 (3.90%) PL/SQL
8 5 (2.16%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.30%) C
10 2 (0.87%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.43%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.43%) Perl
11 1 (0.43%) PHP
11 1 (0.43%) Progress 4GL
11 1 (0.43%) Python
11 1 (0.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 47 (20.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (7.79%) Degree
2 18 (7.79%) MCSE
3 14 (6.06%) Citrix Certification
4 11 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (4.33%) CCNA
5 10 (4.33%) EMC Certification
6 9 (3.90%) MCITP
7 7 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (2.60%) MCSA
8 6 (2.60%) PMI Certification
9 5 (2.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (1.30%) A+ Certification
10 3 (1.30%) Network+ Certification
11 2 (0.87%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.43%) PMP
12 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.43%) SC Cleared
12 1 (0.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.49%) SLA
2 5 (2.16%) QA
3 4 (1.73%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.73%) HL7
4 1 (0.43%) GAMP
System Software
1 42 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 25 (10.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (9.96%) XenApp
4 18 (7.79%) Hyper-V
5 15 (6.49%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (2.16%) vSphere
8 3 (1.30%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.43%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.43%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 21 (9.09%) SCCM
2 14 (6.06%) EdgeSight
2 14 (6.06%) Nagios
2 14 (6.06%) SCOM
2 14 (6.06%) SCOrch
3 13 (5.63%) AirWatch
4 3 (1.30%) Ansible
4 3 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.30%) Puppet
5 1 (0.43%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.43%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (0.43%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.43%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.43%) SCSM
5 1 (0.43%) WSUS
Vendors
1 45 (19.48%) Oracle
2 44 (19.05%) Citrix
3 43 (18.61%) VMware
4 24 (10.39%) HP
5 22 (9.52%) Cisco
6 20 (8.66%) IBM
7 11 (4.76%) Cognos
7 11 (4.76%) EMC
7 11 (4.76%) EPiServer
7 11 (4.76%) SAP
8 10 (4.33%) Remedy
8 10 (4.33%) Salesforce.com
8 10 (4.33%) Software AG
9 9 (3.90%) Avaya
9 9 (3.90%) Bloomberg
9 9 (3.90%) Dell
9 9 (3.90%) Reuters
10 6 (2.60%) SonicWALL
10 6 (2.60%) Sophos
11 5 (2.16%) RedGate
Liverpool, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Depending on experience + Bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Lancashire
Searchica Ltd
Posted: 22 hours ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Up to £22,000
Posted: 20 hours ago
Liverpool
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £14000 - £16000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wirral
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Wirral
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Liverpool
Venturi
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: £39999 - £48000 per annum + home working
Posted: 27 days ago
Southport
Experian
Salary: Pension, bonus scheme
Posted: 27 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
QVC
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 14 days ago
Knowsley, Liverpool
QVC
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago