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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 5 10 13
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 162 74 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 23.86% 15.07% 13.57%
As % of the Vendors category 41.75% 30.83% 33.98%
Number of salaries quoted 102 55 59
Median salary £38,000 £36,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.10% +21.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £20,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £48,500 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
388 240 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 57.14% 48.88% 39.92%
Number of salaries quoted 235 170 169
Median salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,850 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,370 £50,000
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 7 December 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 7 December 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 +4 135 £42,500 +20.56% 12
Southport - 5 £42,351 -
Birkenhead -1 4 £37,500 +87.50%
St Helens -3 4 £35,000 +48.93% 1
Wirral -5 2 £42,500 +88.88%
Bootle - 1 £36,000 -
Microsoft
North West

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 142 (48.30%) SQL Server
2 127 (43.20%) Windows
3 97 (32.99%) ITIL
3 97 (32.99%) SQL
4 81 (27.55%) Finance
4 81 (27.55%) Windows Server
5 74 (25.17%) MS Excel
6 66 (22.45%) MS Office
7 57 (19.39%) PowerShell
8 56 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
8 56 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
9 54 (18.37%) .NET
9 54 (18.37%) Linux
10 53 (18.03%) Microsoft Azure
11 52 (17.69%) VMware
12 51 (17.35%) PRINCE2
12 51 (17.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 46 (15.65%) Data Centre
14 45 (15.31%) Citrix
15 44 (14.97%) Oracle
15 44 (14.97%) Data Warehouse
15 44 (14.97%) Banking
16 43 (14.63%) C#
16 43 (14.63%) Active Directory
17 42 (14.29%) JavaScript
17 42 (14.29%) IIS
17 42 (14.29%) Hyper-V
17 42 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
18 39 (13.27%) ITIL V3
19 38 (12.93%) Microsoft Certification

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 42 (14.29%) IIS
2 19 (6.46%) BizTalk Server
3 18 (6.12%) Apache
3 18 (6.12%) Tomcat
4 15 (5.10%) MS Exchange
5 14 (4.76%) JBoss
6 11 (3.74%) SharePoint
7 9 (3.06%) CMS
8 7 (2.38%) Skype for Business
9 5 (1.70%) Confluence
10 4 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (1.02%) GroupWise
11 3 (1.02%) Oracle Service Bus
11 3 (1.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (1.02%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (1.02%) Umbraco
11 3 (1.02%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.68%) Office Communications Server
13 1 (0.34%) WordPress
Applications
1 74 (25.17%) MS Excel
2 66 (22.45%) MS Office
3 13 (4.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (2.38%) MS Project
5 2 (0.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (5.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (3.06%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.68%) SDL Web 8
5 1 (0.34%) Magento
5 1 (0.34%) OpenCart
5 1 (0.34%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 53 (18.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (12.24%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (10.54%) Office 365
4 29 (9.86%) PaaS
5 28 (9.52%) IaaS
6 16 (5.44%) SaaS
7 6 (2.04%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 33 (11.22%) SAN
2 26 (8.84%) DNS
3 20 (6.80%) VPN
4 19 (6.46%) DHCP
5 12 (4.08%) Firewall
6 10 (3.40%) TCP/IP
7 6 (2.04%) LAN
8 5 (1.70%) Internet
8 5 (1.70%) SMTP
8 5 (1.70%) VoIP
8 5 (1.70%) WAN
9 4 (1.36%) Skype
10 3 (1.02%) IMAP
11 2 (0.68%) Ethernet
11 2 (0.68%) NAS
11 2 (0.68%) Network Security
11 2 (0.68%) POP3
11 2 (0.68%) Unified Communications
12 1 (0.34%) Intranet
12 1 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (48.30%) SQL Server
2 51 (17.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 44 (14.97%) Data Warehouse
4 33 (11.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 28 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 17 (5.78%) Relational Database
6 17 (5.78%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (4.08%) Oracle Reports
7 12 (4.08%) QlikView
8 11 (3.74%) SQL Server 2014
9 10 (3.40%) MySQL
9 10 (3.40%) Oracle ODI
9 10 (3.40%) SQL Server 2005
9 10 (3.40%) SQL Server 2016
10 9 (3.06%) OLAP
10 9 (3.06%) OLAP Cube
10 9 (3.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (2.72%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
11 8 (2.72%) Oracle Database
12 7 (2.38%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 16 (5.44%) Visual Studio
2 11 (3.74%) JIRA
3 9 (3.06%) Git (software)
4 8 (2.72%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (1.70%) Selenium
6 3 (1.02%) NuGet
6 3 (1.02%) Subversion
6 3 (1.02%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.68%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.68%) Selenium IDE
7 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.34%) AdminStudio
8 1 (0.34%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.34%) Bazaar
8 1 (0.34%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.34%) MSTest
8 1 (0.34%) NUnit
8 1 (0.34%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.34%) PhantomJS
8 1 (0.34%) PHPUnit
General
1 81 (27.55%) Finance
2 44 (14.97%) Banking
3 10 (3.40%) Pharmaceutical
4 9 (3.06%) Law
5 7 (2.38%) Legal
5 7 (2.38%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.04%) Advertising
6 6 (2.04%) Games
6 6 (2.04%) Marketing
7 2 (0.68%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.34%) Retail
Job Titles
1 71 (24.15%) Analyst
2 53 (18.03%) Developer
3 23 (7.82%) Architect
3 23 (7.82%) Data Analyst
4 20 (6.80%) Support Analyst
5 18 (6.12%) Infrastructure Architect
5 18 (6.12%) Systems Engineer
6 17 (5.78%) DBA
7 16 (5.44%) .NET Developer
7 16 (5.44%) Administrator
7 16 (5.44%) Data Warehouse Analyst
7 16 (5.44%) Windows Engineer
8 15 (5.10%) Cloud Architect
8 15 (5.10%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
8 15 (5.10%) SQL DBA
9 14 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 14 (4.76%) Report Analyst
10 13 (4.42%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 12 (4.08%) SQL Analyst
12 11 (3.74%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (18.37%) .NET
2 36 (12.24%) ASP.NET
3 20 (6.80%) jQuery
4 19 (6.46%) Middleware
5 15 (5.10%) CSS
6 14 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
6 14 (4.76%) HTML
6 14 (4.76%) Web Services
7 12 (4.08%) XML
8 9 (3.06%) REST
9 8 (2.72%) LINQ
9 8 (2.72%) SOAP
10 6 (2.04%) .NET Framework
10 6 (2.04%) HTML5
10 6 (2.04%) Java EE
11 5 (1.70%) Ajax
11 5 (1.70%) WPF
12 4 (1.36%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4 (1.36%) Oracle Fusion
13 3 (1.02%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 46 (15.65%) Data Centre
2 29 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (8.16%) Hybrid Cloud
3 24 (8.16%) Video Conferencing
4 20 (6.80%) Private Cloud
5 19 (6.46%) Management Information System
6 17 (5.78%) NHS
6 17 (5.78%) Public Cloud
7 11 (3.74%) Driving Licence
8 10 (3.40%) BYOD
9 9 (3.06%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (2.72%) Clustering
11 7 (2.38%) iPad
11 7 (2.38%) Mobile App
11 7 (2.38%) Replication
12 6 (2.04%) Data Integration
12 6 (2.04%) Life Science
13 5 (1.70%) PMI
13 5 (1.70%) Wiki
14 4 (1.36%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 127 (43.20%) Windows
2 81 (27.55%) Windows Server
3 54 (18.37%) Linux
4 27 (9.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (6.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (4.08%) Unix
7 9 (3.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (3.06%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (2.72%) Windows 10
9 6 (2.04%) OpenVMS
9 6 (2.04%) Solaris
10 5 (1.70%) CentOS
10 5 (1.70%) VMS
10 5 (1.70%) Windows 7
10 5 (1.70%) Windows XP
11 4 (1.36%) Fedora
11 4 (1.36%) HPUX
11 4 (1.36%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.68%) Android
12 2 (0.68%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (32.99%) ITIL
2 56 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
3 51 (17.35%) PRINCE2
4 39 (13.27%) ITIL V3
5 23 (7.82%) CRM
6 21 (7.14%) ETL
6 21 (7.14%) MVC
7 20 (6.80%) Service Management
8 19 (6.46%) TOGAF
9 18 (6.12%) Data Modelling
9 18 (6.12%) Line Management
9 18 (6.12%) Mentoring
10 17 (5.78%) Case Management
10 17 (5.78%) Data Protection
10 17 (5.78%) DevOps
10 17 (5.78%) Project Management
10 17 (5.78%) Wealth Management
11 16 (5.44%) ITSM
11 16 (5.44%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 97 (32.99%) SQL
2 57 (19.39%) PowerShell
3 43 (14.63%) C#
4 42 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 27 (9.18%) T-SQL
6 10 (3.40%) Java
7 7 (2.38%) PL/SQL
8 6 (2.04%) Perl
8 6 (2.04%) Python
9 5 (1.70%) Bash Shell
9 5 (1.70%) C++
9 5 (1.70%) Ruby
9 5 (1.70%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.36%) Bourne shell
10 4 (1.36%) Korn
11 3 (1.02%) C
11 3 (1.02%) VB
11 3 (1.02%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.02%) VBA
12 2 (0.68%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 38 (12.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (7.82%) Degree
3 17 (5.78%) MCSE
4 14 (4.76%) CCNA
4 14 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (4.76%) EMC Certification
5 10 (3.40%) ISEB
6 6 (2.04%) Citrix Certification
6 6 (2.04%) PMI Certification
7 4 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (1.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (1.02%) MCSA
9 2 (0.68%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.68%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.34%) CCA
10 1 (0.34%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.34%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.34%) MCP
10 1 (0.34%) PMP
10 1 (0.34%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.74%) SLA
2 8 (2.72%) QA
3 6 (2.04%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.36%) HL7
5 1 (0.34%) GAMP
5 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 43 (14.63%) Active Directory
2 42 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 42 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (3.40%) XenApp
4 9 (3.06%) Virtual Servers
5 6 (2.04%) vSphere
6 5 (1.70%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (1.36%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (1.02%) NDS
8 3 (1.02%) NetIQ eDirectory
8 3 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.34%) pfSense
9 1 (0.34%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 27 (9.18%) SCCM
2 24 (8.16%) AirWatch
3 20 (6.80%) SCOM
4 11 (3.74%) SCOrch
5 10 (3.40%) NetBackup
6 8 (2.72%) SCVMM
7 7 (2.38%) Nagios
7 7 (2.38%) Puppet
8 5 (1.70%) EdgeSight
9 4 (1.36%) Failover Clustering
9 4 (1.36%) Microsoft Clustering
10 3 (1.02%) Ansible
10 3 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
11 2 (0.68%) SCDPM
12 1 (0.34%) WSUS
12 1 (0.34%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 52 (17.69%) VMware
2 45 (15.31%) Citrix
3 44 (14.97%) Oracle
4 26 (8.84%) Cisco
5 22 (7.48%) IBM
6 18 (6.12%) EMC
7 15 (5.10%) SAP
8 14 (4.76%) Software AG
9 13 (4.42%) Red Hat
10 12 (4.08%) HP
11 11 (3.74%) Cognos
12 7 (2.38%) NetApp
12 7 (2.38%) Remedy
13 5 (1.70%) Salesforce.com
14 3 (1.02%) Apple
14 3 (1.02%) Bloomberg
14 3 (1.02%) Dell
14 3 (1.02%) EPiServer
14 3 (1.02%) Informatica
14 3 (1.02%) Reuters
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