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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
North West / Merseyside
Rank 4 6 13
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 132 120 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 24.04% 23.35% 14.14%
As % of the Vendors category 48.00% 49.79% 34.98%
Number of salaries quoted 104 90 64
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,175 £25,000 £21,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +1.33%

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
275 241 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 50.09% 46.89% 40.44%
Number of salaries quoted 206 189 176
Median salary £45,000 £41,900 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.39% +4.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,950 £28,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +2.40%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +3 97 £45,000 +12.50% 13
Southport +3 8 £40,000 +44.14% 1
Bootle - 8 £53,573 -
Birkenhead -1 6 £37,500 +15.38%
St Helens -5 6 £26,000 -65.33% 3
Wirral -10 4 £25,000 -13.79% 1
Microsoft
North West

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 (46.05%) SQL Server
2 113 (38.83%) Windows
3 95 (32.65%) SQL
4 84 (28.87%) MS Excel
5 79 (27.15%) ITIL
5 79 (27.15%) Finance
6 78 (26.80%) .NET
7 72 (24.74%) Windows Server
8 70 (24.05%) C#
8 70 (24.05%) MS Office
9 68 (23.37%) Microsoft Azure
10 55 (18.90%) Agile Software Development
11 51 (17.53%) JavaScript
12 50 (17.18%) Linux
12 50 (17.18%) PowerShell
13 49 (16.84%) ASP.NET
14 47 (16.15%) Hyper-V
15 45 (15.46%) VMware
15 45 (15.46%) Data Centre
16 42 (14.43%) PRINCE2
17 41 (14.09%) Active Directory
17 41 (14.09%) Office 365
18 40 (13.75%) Data Warehouse
19 38 (13.06%) Oracle
19 38 (13.06%) VMware Infrastructure
19 38 (13.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 36 (12.37%) Business Intelligence
21 33 (11.34%) MVC
21 33 (11.34%) Banking
22 30 (10.31%) Amazon AWS

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 27 (9.28%) IIS
2 18 (6.19%) MS Exchange
3 13 (4.47%) Apache
3 13 (4.47%) Tomcat
4 11 (3.78%) CMS
5 10 (3.44%) BizTalk Server
5 10 (3.44%) Skype for Business
6 9 (3.09%) JBoss
7 8 (2.75%) SharePoint
8 6 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (1.72%) Sitecore CMS
10 4 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (1.03%) EPiServer
11 3 (1.03%) GroupWise
11 3 (1.03%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.69%) Office Communications Server
13 1 (0.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 84 (28.87%) MS Excel
2 70 (24.05%) MS Office
3 18 (6.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (2.06%) MS Project
5 4 (1.37%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (5.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (3.09%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.69%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 68 (23.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (14.09%) Office 365
3 30 (10.31%) Amazon AWS
4 22 (7.56%) IaaS
4 22 (7.56%) PaaS
5 11 (3.78%) SaaS
6 6 (2.06%) Amazon S3
7 3 (1.03%) GitHub
7 3 (1.03%) Sumo Logic
8 2 (0.69%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 24 (8.25%) SAN
2 21 (7.22%) DNS
3 17 (5.84%) DHCP
4 16 (5.50%) VPN
5 10 (3.44%) Firewall
6 7 (2.41%) LAN
6 7 (2.41%) Skype
6 7 (2.41%) VoIP
7 6 (2.06%) Internet
7 6 (2.06%) WAN
8 5 (1.72%) Network Security
9 4 (1.37%) VLAN
10 3 (1.03%) IMAP
10 3 (1.03%) NAS
10 3 (1.03%) SMTP
10 3 (1.03%) TCP/IP
11 2 (0.69%) POP3
11 2 (0.69%) Unified Communications
12 1 (0.34%) BIG-IP
12 1 (0.34%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (46.05%) SQL Server
2 40 (13.75%) Data Warehouse
3 38 (13.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 28 (9.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (5.50%) SQL Server 2014
6 14 (4.81%) SQL Server 2012
7 13 (4.47%) MongoDB
8 12 (4.12%) MySQL
8 12 (4.12%) SQL Server 2005
9 11 (3.78%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (3.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (2.75%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
11 8 (2.75%) Relational Database
12 7 (2.41%) NoSQL
12 7 (2.41%) QlikView
13 6 (2.06%) Azure SQL Database
14 5 (1.72%) Oracle Database
14 5 (1.72%) RDBMS
14 5 (1.72%) SQL Server 2016
15 4 (1.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 21 (7.22%) Visual Studio
2 6 (2.06%) JIRA
3 5 (1.72%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.03%) Bitbucket
5 2 (0.69%) Selenium
5 2 (0.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.34%) AdminStudio
6 1 (0.34%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.34%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.34%) MSTest
6 1 (0.34%) NUnit
6 1 (0.34%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.34%) WebDriver
General
1 79 (27.15%) Finance
2 33 (11.34%) Banking
3 14 (4.81%) Advertising
4 12 (4.12%) Pharmaceutical
5 9 (3.09%) Retail
6 8 (2.75%) Marketing
7 6 (2.06%) Law
7 6 (2.06%) Legal
8 4 (1.37%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.03%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.69%) Back Office
10 2 (0.69%) Games
10 2 (0.69%) Publishing
11 1 (0.34%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 68 (23.37%) Developer
2 59 (20.27%) Analyst
3 33 (11.34%) .NET Developer
4 23 (7.90%) Data Analyst
5 20 (6.87%) C# Developer
6 19 (6.53%) Architect
6 19 (6.53%) Windows Engineer
7 18 (6.19%) Cloud Engineer
8 17 (5.84%) Systems Engineer
9 16 (5.50%) C# .NET Developer
9 16 (5.50%) Infrastructure Architect
10 15 (5.15%) SQL Analyst
10 15 (5.15%) SQL Developer
10 15 (5.15%) Support Analyst
11 14 (4.81%) DBA
11 14 (4.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 14 (4.81%) Server Engineer
11 14 (4.81%) Windows Server Engineer
12 13 (4.47%) Administrator
12 13 (4.47%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (26.80%) .NET
2 49 (16.84%) ASP.NET
3 28 (9.62%) ASP.NET MVC
4 21 (7.22%) HTML
4 21 (7.22%) jQuery
5 20 (6.87%) CSS
6 19 (6.53%) ASP.NET Web API
7 15 (5.15%) .NET Framework
8 14 (4.81%) Web Services
9 12 (4.12%) XML
10 10 (3.44%) LINQ
10 10 (3.44%) Middleware
10 10 (3.44%) WPF
11 9 (3.09%) Ajax
11 9 (3.09%) REST
12 8 (2.75%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 8 (2.75%) Entity Framework
12 8 (2.75%) RESTful
12 8 (2.75%) SOAP
13 7 (2.41%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 45 (15.46%) Data Centre
2 27 (9.28%) Private Cloud
3 26 (8.93%) Hybrid Cloud
4 21 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (6.19%) Management Information System
6 16 (5.50%) Video Conferencing
7 15 (5.15%) Public Cloud
8 10 (3.44%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (3.44%) Replication
9 9 (3.09%) Mobile App
9 9 (3.09%) NHS
10 8 (2.75%) Clustering
11 7 (2.41%) BYOD
11 7 (2.41%) Driving Licence
12 5 (1.72%) Computer Science
12 5 (1.72%) iPad
13 3 (1.03%) User Experience
14 2 (0.69%) Data Structures
14 2 (0.69%) FMCG
15 1 (0.34%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 113 (38.83%) Windows
2 72 (24.74%) Windows Server
3 50 (17.18%) Linux
4 22 (7.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (5.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (4.12%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (3.44%) Windows 10
8 8 (2.75%) Unix
8 8 (2.75%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (2.06%) CentOS
9 6 (2.06%) OpenVMS
9 6 (2.06%) Solaris
10 5 (1.72%) VMS
10 5 (1.72%) Windows 7
11 4 (1.37%) Fedora
11 4 (1.37%) HPUX
11 4 (1.37%) Ubuntu
11 4 (1.37%) Windows XP
12 3 (1.03%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (27.15%) ITIL
2 55 (18.90%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (14.43%) PRINCE2
4 36 (12.37%) Business Intelligence
5 33 (11.34%) MVC
6 25 (8.59%) CRM
7 24 (8.25%) ITIL V3
8 19 (6.53%) Case Management
8 19 (6.53%) Scrum
9 18 (6.19%) Mentoring
10 16 (5.50%) DevOps
10 16 (5.50%) ITSM
10 16 (5.50%) Service Management
11 15 (5.15%) OO
12 14 (4.81%) Data Modelling
12 14 (4.81%) Migration
12 14 (4.81%) Programme Management
12 14 (4.81%) TDD
13 13 (4.47%) Project Management
13 13 (4.47%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 95 (32.65%) SQL
2 70 (24.05%) C#
3 51 (17.53%) JavaScript
4 50 (17.18%) PowerShell
5 23 (7.90%) T-SQL
6 8 (2.75%) Ruby
7 7 (2.41%) VB
8 6 (2.06%) Java
9 5 (1.72%) Bash Shell
9 5 (1.72%) C++
9 5 (1.72%) Perl
9 5 (1.72%) Python
9 5 (1.72%) VB.NET
10 4 (1.37%) Bourne shell
10 4 (1.37%) Korn
11 2 (0.69%) C
11 2 (0.69%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.69%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.69%) VBA
11 2 (0.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (9.97%) Degree
1 29 (9.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (4.12%) MCSE
3 10 (3.44%) CCNA
3 10 (3.44%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (3.44%) ISEB
4 9 (3.09%) EMC Certification
5 3 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (0.69%) MOS
6 2 (0.69%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.69%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.34%) ACCA
7 1 (0.34%) CCA
7 1 (0.34%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.34%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.34%) MCITP
7 1 (0.34%) NCDA
7 1 (0.34%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.34%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.75%) QA
1 8 (2.75%) SLA
2 3 (1.03%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.03%) PMO
3 1 (0.34%) HL7
3 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 47 (16.15%) Hyper-V
2 41 (14.09%) Active Directory
3 38 (13.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (3.09%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (1.37%) vSphere
6 3 (1.03%) NDS
6 3 (1.03%) NetIQ eDirectory
7 2 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.34%) pfSense
8 1 (0.34%) XenApp
8 1 (0.34%) zsh
Systems Management
1 22 (7.56%) SCCM
2 19 (6.53%) SCOM
3 16 (5.50%) AirWatch
4 12 (4.12%) SCVMM
5 10 (3.44%) NetBackup
6 9 (3.09%) SCOrch
7 7 (2.41%) Puppet
8 6 (2.06%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (1.37%) Failover Clustering
9 4 (1.37%) Microsoft Clustering
10 3 (1.03%) Icinga
10 3 (1.03%) SCDPM
10 3 (1.03%) vRealize
11 2 (0.69%) Nagios
12 1 (0.34%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 45 (15.46%) VMware
2 38 (13.06%) Oracle
3 28 (9.62%) Citrix
4 22 (7.56%) Cisco
5 17 (5.84%) EMC
6 13 (4.47%) Red Hat
7 12 (4.12%) SAP
8 11 (3.78%) IBM
9 9 (3.09%) NetApp
9 9 (3.09%) Software AG
10 6 (2.06%) HP
11 5 (1.72%) Sitecore
12 4 (1.37%) Dell
12 4 (1.37%) RedGate
13 3 (1.03%) ServiceNow
13 3 (1.03%) Splunk
14 2 (0.69%) Mitel
14 2 (0.69%) SonicWALL
14 2 (0.69%) Sun
14 2 (0.69%) Veritas
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Search Consultancy
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Helens, Merseyside
Hiring Wizard
Posted: Yesterday
St. Helens, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Helens, Merseyside
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Additional Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Depending on experience + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 45,000 + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
IDOX plc
Posted: 10 days ago
Wallasey, Merseyside
FT Select
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + flexible hours
Posted: 24 days ago
Liverpool
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Great Bens
Posted: 17 days ago