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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 9 10 19
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 108 62 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 15.84% 14.49% 12.15%
As % of the Vendors category 28.65% 27.68% 28.34%
Number of salaries quoted 73 38 56
Median salary £37,500 £31,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.96% -22.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,050 £21,800
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £43,380 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
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
377 224 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 55.28% 52.34% 42.88%
Number of salaries quoted 215 158 206
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 +1 85 £43,500 +35.93% 11
Wirral -2 12 £27,500 -19.11% 1
Southport +9 4 £30,000 -23.07%
Birkenhead +2 2 £27,500 -
St Helens - 2 £35,000 - 3
Bootle -3 1 £34,000 +13.33%
Microsoft
North West

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 (52.00%) SQL Server
2 90 (40.00%) Windows
3 75 (33.33%) SQL
4 73 (32.44%) ITIL
5 62 (27.56%) MS Excel
6 58 (25.78%) Finance
7 52 (23.11%) Business Intelligence
8 47 (20.89%) Windows Server
9 46 (20.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 46 (20.44%) Citrix
9 46 (20.44%) Microsoft Certification
9 46 (20.44%) Oracle
9 46 (20.44%) VMware
10 44 (19.56%) IIS
11 43 (19.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 40 (17.78%) MS Office
12 40 (17.78%) Data Warehouse
13 39 (17.33%) Active Directory
14 38 (16.89%) .NET
14 38 (16.89%) Agile Software Development
15 37 (16.44%) Banking
16 36 (16.00%) PowerShell
17 35 (15.56%) ITIL V3
18 34 (15.11%) Data Centre
19 32 (14.22%) Analytical Skills
20 31 (13.78%) Microsoft Azure
21 30 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
21 30 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
21 30 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
21 30 (13.33%) SAN

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 44 (19.56%) IIS
2 18 (8.00%) BizTalk Server
3 13 (5.78%) Apache
3 13 (5.78%) CMS
3 13 (5.78%) Confluence
3 13 (5.78%) Tomcat
4 12 (5.33%) JBoss
4 12 (5.33%) MS Exchange
5 11 (4.89%) SharePoint
5 11 (4.89%) Umbraco
6 6 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (2.22%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.33%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.44%) Drupal
10 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.44%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.44%) WordPress
Applications
1 62 (27.56%) MS Excel
2 40 (17.78%) MS Office
3 6 (2.67%) MS Project
4 3 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (4.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (4.44%) SDL Web 8
3 2 (0.89%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.44%) Magento
4 1 (0.44%) OpenCart
4 1 (0.44%) osCommerce
4 1 (0.44%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 31 (13.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (8.89%) PaaS
4 19 (8.44%) IaaS
5 17 (7.56%) Office 365
6 13 (5.78%) SaaS
7 1 (0.44%) AdWords
7 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.44%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 30 (13.33%) SAN
2 25 (11.11%) DNS
3 20 (8.89%) DHCP
4 17 (7.56%) VPN
5 14 (6.22%) Firewall
6 10 (4.44%) TCP/IP
7 4 (1.78%) Internet
7 4 (1.78%) LAN
8 3 (1.33%) VoIP
8 3 (1.33%) WAN
9 2 (0.89%) BIG-IP
9 2 (0.89%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (0.89%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.89%) MPLS
9 2 (0.89%) SMTP
10 1 (0.44%) Intranet
10 1 (0.44%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (52.00%) SQL Server
2 46 (20.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 43 (19.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 40 (17.78%) Data Warehouse
5 29 (12.89%) Relational Database
6 28 (12.44%) SQL Server 2012
7 21 (9.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 21 (9.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 19 (8.44%) Oracle Reports
9 16 (7.11%) Oracle ODI
10 13 (5.78%) Oracle BI EE
10 13 (5.78%) SQL Server 2005
11 12 (5.33%) SQL Server 2014
12 11 (4.89%) SQL Server 2016
13 10 (4.44%) MySQL
13 10 (4.44%) OLAP
13 10 (4.44%) OLAP Cube
13 10 (4.44%) RDBMS
14 8 (3.56%) Power BI
15 7 (3.11%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (6.22%) Git (software)
2 14 (6.22%) JIRA
3 11 (4.89%) Subversion
4 5 (2.22%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.33%) NuGet
5 3 (1.33%) Selenium
6 2 (0.89%) Selenium IDE
6 2 (0.89%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.44%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.44%) Bazaar
7 1 (0.44%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.44%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.44%) PhantomJS
7 1 (0.44%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 58 (25.78%) Finance
2 37 (16.44%) Banking
3 9 (4.00%) Manufacturing
4 8 (3.56%) Games
5 7 (3.11%) Law
6 5 (2.22%) Legal
7 4 (1.78%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.33%) Advertising
8 3 (1.33%) Marketing
9 2 (0.89%) Automotive
9 2 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 60 (26.67%) Analyst
2 53 (23.56%) Developer
3 19 (8.44%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 19 (8.44%) Support Analyst
4 15 (6.67%) .NET Developer
4 15 (6.67%) Architect
5 14 (6.22%) DBA
5 14 (6.22%) IT Support
5 14 (6.22%) SQL DBA
6 13 (5.78%) Administrator
6 13 (5.78%) Cloud Architect
6 13 (5.78%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 13 (5.78%) Infrastructure Architect
7 11 (4.89%) Applications Support
8 10 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support
8 10 (4.44%) Applications Support Analyst
8 10 (4.44%) Report Analyst
8 10 (4.44%) Technical Leader
9 9 (4.00%) Data Warehouse Analyst
9 9 (4.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (16.89%) .NET
2 21 (9.33%) ASP.NET
3 16 (7.11%) CSS
3 16 (7.11%) jQuery
3 16 (7.11%) Middleware
4 15 (6.67%) HTML
5 13 (5.78%) Web Services
6 12 (5.33%) HTML5
7 11 (4.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 7 (3.11%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (2.67%) Java EE
10 3 (1.33%) Oracle Fusion
11 1 (0.44%) Ajax
11 1 (0.44%) CakePHP
11 1 (0.44%) Laravel
11 1 (0.44%) LINQ
11 1 (0.44%) MDX
11 1 (0.44%) MooTools
11 1 (0.44%) Symfony
11 1 (0.44%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 34 (15.11%) Data Centre
2 32 (14.22%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (8.00%) Video Conferencing
4 14 (6.22%) Driving Licence
4 14 (6.22%) NHS
5 13 (5.78%) Public Cloud
5 13 (5.78%) Wiki
6 12 (5.33%) Hybrid Cloud
6 12 (5.33%) Management Information System
7 10 (4.44%) Clustering
8 9 (4.00%) Replication
9 6 (2.67%) BYOD
9 6 (2.67%) Credit Risk
9 6 (2.67%) Data Integration
9 6 (2.67%) iPad
9 6 (2.67%) Life Science
9 6 (2.67%) PMI
9 6 (2.67%) SWIFT
10 5 (2.22%) Mobile App
11 3 (1.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 90 (40.00%) Windows
2 47 (20.89%) Windows Server
3 30 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (10.67%) Linux
5 13 (5.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (4.00%) Unix
6 9 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (3.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (2.22%) Windows 10
8 5 (2.22%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.33%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.44%) AIX
10 1 (0.44%) Android
10 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.44%) CentOS
10 1 (0.44%) Fedora
10 1 (0.44%) HPUX
10 1 (0.44%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (32.44%) ITIL
2 52 (23.11%) Business Intelligence
3 38 (16.89%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (15.56%) ITIL V3
5 28 (12.44%) PRINCE2
6 25 (11.11%) TOGAF
7 23 (10.22%) ETL
7 23 (10.22%) Project Management
8 20 (8.89%) Disaster Recovery
8 20 (8.89%) MVC
9 18 (8.00%) Wealth Management
10 17 (7.56%) Mentoring
11 16 (7.11%) CRM
11 16 (7.11%) Line Management
12 14 (6.22%) Infrastructure Management
13 13 (5.78%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (5.78%) Converged Infrastructure
13 13 (5.78%) DevOps
14 12 (5.33%) Load Balancing
14 12 (5.33%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (33.33%) SQL
2 36 (16.00%) PowerShell
3 29 (12.89%) C#
4 26 (11.56%) T-SQL
5 22 (9.78%) JavaScript
6 15 (6.67%) Java
7 9 (4.00%) PL/SQL
8 5 (2.22%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.33%) VBA
10 2 (0.89%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.89%) C
10 2 (0.89%) Perl
10 2 (0.89%) Python
10 2 (0.89%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.44%) Bourne shell
11 1 (0.44%) C++
11 1 (0.44%) Korn
11 1 (0.44%) Progress 4GL
11 1 (0.44%) Ruby
11 1 (0.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 46 (20.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (8.00%) Degree
3 17 (7.56%) MCSE
4 13 (5.78%) Citrix Certification
5 12 (5.33%) CCNA
5 12 (5.33%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (5.33%) EMC Certification
6 7 (3.11%) PMI Certification
7 5 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.33%) MCITP
8 3 (1.33%) MCSA
9 2 (0.89%) ISEB
9 2 (0.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.44%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.44%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.44%) MCP
10 1 (0.44%) PMP
10 1 (0.44%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.33%) SLA
2 5 (2.22%) QA
3 4 (1.78%) HL7
4 3 (1.33%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.44%) GAMP
System Software
1 39 (17.33%) Active Directory
2 30 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (9.78%) XenApp
4 17 (7.56%) Hyper-V
5 13 (5.78%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (2.67%) vSphere
7 4 (1.78%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.33%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.44%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 20 (8.89%) SCCM
2 18 (8.00%) AirWatch
3 14 (6.22%) Nagios
3 14 (6.22%) SCOM
3 14 (6.22%) SCOrch
4 13 (5.78%) EdgeSight
5 4 (1.78%) Puppet
6 3 (1.33%) Ansible
6 3 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 46 (20.44%) Citrix
1 46 (20.44%) Oracle
1 46 (20.44%) VMware
2 25 (11.11%) Cisco
3 22 (9.78%) IBM
4 21 (9.33%) HP
5 15 (6.67%) EMC
6 12 (5.33%) Software AG
7 11 (4.89%) EPiServer
7 11 (4.89%) SAP
8 10 (4.44%) Cognos
9 8 (3.56%) Remedy
10 7 (3.11%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (2.67%) Bloomberg
11 6 (2.67%) Dell
11 6 (2.67%) Reuters
12 5 (2.22%) Avaya
12 5 (2.22%) Informatica
12 5 (2.22%) RedGate
13 3 (1.33%) Google
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Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Depending on experience + Bens
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Rutherford Grant Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Merseyside
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + MS Certification Training/ Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
St. Helens
greywood
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + bens
Posted: 8 days ago
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Networx
Salary: Circa £35,000
Posted: 12 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
AdviserPlus Business Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Liverpool
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Salary: £0 - £50,000 per year
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Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
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