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 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 2 2 16
Rank change year-on-year
0 +14
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 116 109 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 24.52% 21.37% 11.23%
As % of the Vendors category 46.03% 39.35% 23.20%
Number of salaries quoted 96 67 60
Median salary £35,000 £32,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -9.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
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
252 277 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 53.28% 54.31% 48.41%
Number of salaries quoted 196 200 265
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,200 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 1 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 1 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 +3 102 £35,000 +1.44% 16
St Helens +5 7 £35,000 +47.36%
Birkenhead -1 4 £19,500 -45.07% 1
Southport -1 1 £25,000 -37.50%
Bootle -2 1 £32,500 +8.33%
Microsoft
North West

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 125 (51.44%) SQL Server
2 94 (38.68%) Windows
3 76 (31.28%) ITIL
4 73 (30.04%) SQL
5 72 (29.63%) Finance
6 64 (26.34%) Windows Server
7 58 (23.87%) Business Intelligence
8 57 (23.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 56 (23.05%) Banking
10 52 (21.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 51 (20.99%) MS Excel
12 50 (20.58%) Windows Server 2012
13 49 (20.16%) Oracle
14 46 (18.93%) Data Warehouse
15 45 (18.52%) Citrix
16 42 (17.28%) Active Directory
17 41 (16.87%) MS Office
17 41 (16.87%) Relational Database
17 41 (16.87%) Analytical Skills
18 39 (16.05%) Data Centre
18 39 (16.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 39 (16.05%) Microsoft Certification
19 37 (15.23%) VMware
20 36 (14.81%) C#
21 35 (14.40%) Agile Software Development
22 33 (13.58%) .NET
23 32 (13.17%) IIS
24 31 (12.76%) Oracle BI EE
24 31 (12.76%) SQL Server 2008
24 31 (12.76%) SQL Server 2012

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 32 (13.17%) IIS
2 18 (7.41%) CMS
3 16 (6.58%) BizTalk Server
3 16 (6.58%) Confluence
3 16 (6.58%) MS Exchange
4 14 (5.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 13 (5.35%) SharePoint
6 12 (4.94%) Tomcat
6 12 (4.94%) Umbraco
7 8 (3.29%) Apache
8 6 (2.47%) JBoss
9 5 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (2.06%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (2.06%) Skype for Business
9 5 (2.06%) WebSphere
10 4 (1.65%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.82%) K2 blackpearl
11 2 (0.82%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 51 (20.99%) MS Excel
2 41 (16.87%) MS Office
3 6 (2.47%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.65%) MS Project
5 2 (0.82%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 18 (7.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (4.12%) SDL Web 8
3 5 (2.06%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.82%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.41%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.41%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 25 (10.29%) Office 365
2 23 (9.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (6.58%) IaaS
3 16 (6.58%) PaaS
4 12 (4.94%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (3.29%) SaaS
6 1 (0.41%) AdWords
6 1 (0.41%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 26 (10.70%) SAN
2 16 (6.58%) DHCP
2 16 (6.58%) DNS
3 13 (5.35%) Firewall
4 11 (4.53%) LAN
5 10 (4.12%) VPN
5 10 (4.12%) WAN
6 9 (3.70%) TCP/IP
6 9 (3.70%) VoIP
7 6 (2.47%) MPLS
8 3 (1.23%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (1.23%) Internet
8 3 (1.23%) Intranet
9 2 (0.82%) BIG-IP
9 2 (0.82%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.82%) SMTP
10 1 (0.41%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (0.41%) Network Security
10 1 (0.41%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (0.41%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (51.44%) SQL Server
2 57 (23.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 52 (21.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 46 (18.93%) Data Warehouse
5 41 (16.87%) Relational Database
6 39 (16.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 31 (12.76%) Oracle BI EE
7 31 (12.76%) SQL Server 2008
7 31 (12.76%) SQL Server 2012
8 29 (11.93%) Oracle ODI
9 27 (11.11%) Power BI
10 21 (8.64%) RDBMS
11 17 (7.00%) SQL Server 2014
12 14 (5.76%) Oracle Reports
13 9 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
14 7 (2.88%) OLAP
14 7 (2.88%) OLAP Cube
15 6 (2.47%) Crystal Reports
15 6 (2.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 5 (2.06%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 22 (9.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (7.00%) JIRA
3 13 (5.35%) Git (software)
4 10 (4.12%) Subversion
5 7 (2.88%) Visual Studio
6 3 (1.23%) NuGet
7 1 (0.41%) Bitbucket
General
1 72 (29.63%) Finance
2 56 (23.05%) Banking
3 13 (5.35%) Manufacturing
4 8 (3.29%) Games
4 8 (3.29%) Law
5 6 (2.47%) Retail
5 6 (2.47%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.06%) Advertising
7 4 (1.65%) Automotive
8 3 (1.23%) Back Office
8 3 (1.23%) Marketing
9 2 (0.82%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 82 (33.74%) Developer
2 56 (23.05%) Analyst
3 36 (14.81%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 26 (10.70%) Support Analyst
5 22 (9.05%) Applications Support
5 22 (9.05%) Applications Support Analyst
6 20 (8.23%) .NET Developer
6 20 (8.23%) IT Support
7 17 (7.00%) Banking Analyst
8 12 (4.94%) Infrastructure Team Leader
8 12 (4.94%) Support Engineer
8 12 (4.94%) Team Leader
9 10 (4.12%) 3rd Line Support
9 10 (4.12%) Senior Analyst
9 10 (4.12%) Senior Applications Support
9 10 (4.12%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
9 10 (4.12%) Senior Support Analyst
10 9 (3.70%) Administrator
10 9 (3.70%) ICT Support
10 9 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (13.58%) .NET
2 22 (9.05%) ASP.NET
3 15 (6.17%) CSS
3 15 (6.17%) HTML
4 13 (5.35%) HTML5
4 13 (5.35%) jQuery
5 12 (4.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 7 (2.88%) Middleware
7 6 (2.47%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (2.06%) Web Services
9 4 (1.65%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 4 (1.65%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (1.65%) RESTful
10 2 (0.82%) .NET Framework
10 2 (0.82%) CSS3
11 1 (0.41%) Java EE
11 1 (0.41%) LINQ
11 1 (0.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 1 (0.41%) WCF
11 1 (0.41%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 41 (16.87%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (16.05%) Data Centre
3 21 (8.64%) Credit Risk
3 21 (8.64%) SWIFT
4 17 (7.00%) Management Information System
5 16 (6.58%) Wiki
6 13 (5.35%) Replication
7 12 (4.94%) Enterprise Software
8 11 (4.53%) Mathematics
9 10 (4.12%) Clustering
10 9 (3.70%) Driving Licence
11 7 (2.88%) Data Integration
12 6 (2.47%) Hybrid Cloud
12 6 (2.47%) Public Cloud
12 6 (2.47%) Video Conferencing
13 4 (1.65%) NHS
14 3 (1.23%) iPhone
14 3 (1.23%) Life Science
14 3 (1.23%) Visualisation
15 2 (0.82%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 94 (38.68%) Windows
2 64 (26.34%) Windows Server
3 50 (20.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (9.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (5.35%) Linux
6 10 (4.12%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (3.29%) Windows XP
8 6 (2.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (2.06%) Android
9 5 (2.06%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.82%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.41%) Unix
11 1 (0.41%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (31.28%) ITIL
2 58 (23.87%) Business Intelligence
3 35 (14.40%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (12.35%) Disaster Recovery
4 30 (12.35%) ITIL V3
5 28 (11.52%) Change Management
5 28 (11.52%) Project Management
5 28 (11.52%) User Acceptance Testing
5 28 (11.52%) Wealth Management
6 27 (11.11%) Time Management
7 23 (9.47%) Infrastructure Management
8 22 (9.05%) Stakeholder Management
8 22 (9.05%) TOGAF
9 21 (8.64%) Data Analysis
9 21 (8.64%) MVC
10 20 (8.23%) Service Delivery
11 18 (7.41%) CRM
11 18 (7.41%) Mentoring
12 17 (7.00%) Continuous Integration
13 16 (6.58%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 73 (30.04%) SQL
2 36 (14.81%) C#
3 26 (10.70%) PowerShell
4 17 (7.00%) T-SQL
5 16 (6.58%) JavaScript
6 12 (4.94%) C
6 12 (4.94%) Java
7 6 (2.47%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.41%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 39 (16.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (10.70%) Degree
3 16 (6.58%) Citrix Certification
4 13 (5.35%) MCSE
5 11 (4.53%) ISTQB
5 11 (4.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 10 (4.12%) MCITP
7 7 (2.88%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (2.47%) CCNA
8 6 (2.47%) EMC Certification
9 5 (2.06%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.65%) MCSA
11 3 (1.23%) A+ Certification
11 3 (1.23%) Network+ Certification
11 3 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.82%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.41%) CCNP
13 1 (0.41%) SC Cleared
13 1 (0.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (10.29%) SLA
2 4 (1.65%) QA
3 3 (1.23%) Data Quality
System Software
1 42 (17.28%) Active Directory
2 26 (10.70%) Hyper-V
3 24 (9.88%) XenApp
4 22 (9.05%) Microsoft App-V
4 22 (9.05%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (2.88%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (1.65%) vSphere
7 2 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.41%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.41%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.41%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 21 (8.64%) SCCM
2 17 (7.00%) Nagios
3 16 (6.58%) EdgeSight
3 16 (6.58%) SCOM
3 16 (6.58%) SCOrch
4 6 (2.47%) AirWatch
5 3 (1.23%) Ansible
5 3 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.23%) Puppet
6 1 (0.41%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.41%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (0.41%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.41%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.41%) SCSM
6 1 (0.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 49 (20.16%) Oracle
2 45 (18.52%) Citrix
3 37 (15.23%) VMware
4 24 (9.88%) HP
5 21 (8.64%) Bloomberg
5 21 (8.64%) Cisco
5 21 (8.64%) Reuters
6 14 (5.76%) IBM
7 13 (5.35%) Salesforce.com
8 12 (4.94%) Avaya
8 12 (4.94%) Cognos
9 10 (4.12%) EPiServer
9 10 (4.12%) Remedy
10 7 (2.88%) Dell
11 6 (2.47%) EMC
11 6 (2.47%) OpenText
11 6 (2.47%) SAP
11 6 (2.47%) Software AG
11 6 (2.47%) SonicWALL
11 6 (2.47%) Sophos
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