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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 3 17 8
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 115 88 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 23.33% 13.50% 21.35%
As % of the Vendors category 47.33% 25.36% 42.08%
Number of salaries quoted 71 72 82
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +6.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,100 £22,050 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
243 347 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 49.29% 53.22% 50.74%
Number of salaries quoted 178 293 197
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,789 £28,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 May 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Merseyside

Microsoft
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +13 97 £34,000 -2.85% 26
St Helens -4 3 £30,000 -6.25% 2
Prescot - 3 £22,000 -
Birkenhead +6 2 £22,000 - 5
Wirral +1 1 £22,500 -52.63% 3
Microsoft
North West

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft.

1 82 (46.33%) SQL
2 79 (44.63%) SQL Server
3 64 (36.16%) MS Excel
4 60 (33.90%) Windows
5 46 (25.99%) .NET
6 45 (25.42%) SharePoint
6 45 (25.42%) Microsoft Certification
7 37 (20.90%) Agile Software Development
7 37 (20.90%) T-SQL
8 35 (19.77%) JavaScript
9 34 (19.21%) C#
10 33 (18.64%) MS Office
10 33 (18.64%) ASP.NET
11 30 (16.95%) Finance
12 24 (13.56%) CSS
12 24 (13.56%) IIS
13 23 (12.99%) HTML
13 23 (12.99%) VMware
13 23 (12.99%) Windows Server 2008
14 22 (12.43%) Business Intelligence
14 22 (12.43%) IBM
15 21 (11.86%) Active Directory
15 21 (11.86%) MS Exchange
15 21 (11.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 20 (11.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 20 (11.30%) .NET Framework
16 20 (11.30%) Stakeholder Management
17 19 (10.73%) Replication
17 19 (10.73%) SQL Server 2008
18 18 (10.17%) Windows 7

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 45 (25.42%) SharePoint
2 24 (13.56%) IIS
3 21 (11.86%) MS Exchange
4 17 (9.60%) SharePoint 2010
5 14 (7.91%) Exchange Server 2010
6 12 (6.78%) SharePoint 2013
7 11 (6.21%) Alfresco
7 11 (6.21%) Documentum
7 11 (6.21%) BizTalk Server
8 9 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2013
8 9 (5.08%) SAS
9 7 (3.95%) Umbraco
10 6 (3.39%) CMS
10 6 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (1.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (1.69%) OpenEdge
12 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 64 (36.16%) MS Excel
2 33 (18.64%) MS Office
3 9 (5.08%) SPSS
4 3 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.13%) MS Project
6 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (9.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.82%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.69%) Exstream
4 2 (1.13%) Tridion
5 1 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.56%) OPENHousing
5 1 (0.56%) OPENContractor
5 1 (0.56%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 18 (10.17%) Office 365
2 13 (7.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.56%) SaaS
3 1 (0.56%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.04%) DNS
2 14 (7.91%) DHCP
3 9 (5.08%) TCP/IP
4 7 (3.95%) Internet
5 6 (3.39%) SAN
5 6 (3.39%) FTP
6 5 (2.82%) VPN
6 5 (2.82%) LAN
7 4 (2.26%) Firewall
7 4 (2.26%) WAN
8 3 (1.69%) SSL
8 3 (1.69%) Ethernet
8 3 (1.69%) VoIP
9 2 (1.13%) WEP
9 2 (1.13%) WPA
9 2 (1.13%) SMTP
9 2 (1.13%) PSTN
9 2 (1.13%) ADSL
9 2 (1.13%) ISDN
9 2 (1.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (44.63%) SQL Server
2 21 (11.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (11.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (10.73%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (7.91%) SQL Server 2005
6 13 (7.34%) MongoDB
7 12 (6.78%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (6.21%) QlikView
8 11 (6.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 11 (6.21%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (5.08%) Pentaho
10 7 (3.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 7 (3.95%) MySQL
11 4 (2.26%) OLAP
11 4 (2.26%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (1.69%) OLAP Cube
13 2 (1.13%) Spotfire
14 1 (0.56%) BODI
14 1 (0.56%) Base SAS
14 1 (0.56%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 5 (2.82%) Moq
1 5 (2.82%) Git (software)
1 5 (2.82%) Visual Studio
1 5 (2.82%) NUnit
2 2 (1.13%) MSTest
3 1 (0.56%) WinDbg
3 1 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 30 (16.95%) Finance
2 9 (5.08%) Law
2 9 (5.08%) Legal
3 5 (2.82%) Electronics
3 5 (2.82%) Retail
4 4 (2.26%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.26%) Back Office
5 3 (1.69%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.13%) Banking
6 2 (1.13%) Advertising
6 2 (1.13%) Front Office
6 2 (1.13%) Marketing
7 1 (0.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 42 (23.73%) Developer
2 29 (16.38%) Analyst
3 22 (12.43%) Consultant
3 22 (12.43%) Administrator
4 15 (8.47%) SQL DBA
4 15 (8.47%) DBA
5 14 (7.91%) Architect
6 13 (7.34%) Test Analyst
7 11 (6.21%) SharePoint Developer
8 10 (5.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (5.08%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 8 (4.52%) Support Analyst
10 8 (4.52%) SAS BI Consultant
11 6 (3.39%) .NET Developer
11 6 (3.39%) SQL Developer
11 6 (3.39%) Applications Support
11 6 (3.39%) Systems Administrator
12 5 (2.82%) Desktop Support
12 5 (2.82%) Support Engineer
12 5 (2.82%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (25.99%) .NET
2 33 (18.64%) ASP.NET
3 24 (13.56%) CSS
4 23 (12.99%) HTML
5 20 (11.30%) .NET Framework
6 11 (6.21%) Ajax
6 11 (6.21%) WCF
7 8 (4.52%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (3.39%) jQuery
9 5 (2.82%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (2.82%) AngularJS
9 5 (2.82%) Backbone.js
9 5 (2.82%) Ninject
9 5 (2.82%) VXML
9 5 (2.82%) COM
10 3 (1.69%) Laravel
10 3 (1.69%) Yii
10 3 (1.69%) Web Services
11 2 (1.13%) XML
11 2 (1.13%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.73%) Replication
2 16 (9.04%) Open Source
3 9 (5.08%) Visualisation
4 8 (4.52%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.95%) Data Integration
6 6 (3.39%) Thin Client
6 6 (3.39%) Fat Client
7 5 (2.82%) Mathematics
7 5 (2.82%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.82%) Client/Server
7 5 (2.82%) IVR
8 4 (2.26%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.69%) Statistics
10 2 (1.13%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.56%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.56%) FMCG
11 1 (0.56%) Data Conversion
11 1 (0.56%) Social Media
11 1 (0.56%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 60 (33.90%) Windows
2 23 (12.99%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (10.17%) Windows 7
4 11 (6.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (4.52%) Linux
6 7 (3.95%) Windows 8
7 5 (2.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (2.26%) Windows XP
8 4 (2.26%) UNIX
9 3 (1.69%) Android
10 2 (1.13%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.56%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.56%) NetWare
11 1 (0.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (20.90%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (12.43%) Business Intelligence
3 20 (11.30%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (9.60%) CRM
5 16 (9.04%) ITIL
5 16 (9.04%) Content Management
6 15 (8.47%) Document Management
6 15 (8.47%) OO
6 15 (8.47%) ETL
7 13 (7.34%) MVC
8 12 (6.78%) Project Management
8 12 (6.78%) Test Scripting
8 12 (6.78%) Business Analysis
9 11 (6.21%) Analytics
9 11 (6.21%) Test Planning
9 11 (6.21%) OOA/OOD
10 9 (5.08%) Business Analytics
11 8 (4.52%) Business Development
12 7 (3.95%) Scrum
13 6 (3.39%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 82 (46.33%) SQL
2 37 (20.90%) T-SQL
3 35 (19.77%) JavaScript
4 34 (19.21%) C#
5 12 (6.78%) Python
6 9 (5.08%) R
6 9 (5.08%) VB.NET
7 8 (4.52%) Java
8 5 (2.82%) PHP
9 3 (1.69%) VB
10 2 (1.13%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.56%) X++
11 1 (0.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 45 (25.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (9.60%) MCP
3 16 (9.04%) Security Cleared
3 16 (9.04%) SC Cleared
4 12 (6.78%) ISEB
5 11 (6.21%) MCTS
5 11 (6.21%) DV Cleared
5 11 (6.21%) MCAD
5 11 (6.21%) MCSD
5 11 (6.21%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (6.21%) CCNA
6 10 (5.65%) MCSE
6 10 (5.65%) ISTQB
7 8 (4.52%) Citrix Certification
7 8 (4.52%) Degree
8 7 (3.95%) MCITP
9 5 (2.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (2.26%) CCA
10 4 (2.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (1.69%) ICAEW
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.39%) QA
2 2 (1.13%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (11.86%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.95%) Hyper-V
3 6 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.39%) vSphere
4 5 (2.82%) XenApp
4 5 (2.82%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.13%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.13%) ISA Server
5 2 (1.13%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.56%) XenServer
6 1 (0.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (2.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (2.26%) Backup Exec
3 3 (1.69%) SCCM
3 3 (1.69%) SCOM
3 3 (1.69%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.13%) SCVMM
4 2 (1.13%) WSUS
5 1 (0.56%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.56%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.56%) MOM
Vendors
1 23 (12.99%) VMware
2 22 (12.43%) IBM
3 14 (7.91%) Business Objects
3 14 (7.91%) EMC
4 12 (6.78%) Citrix
5 11 (6.21%) Oracle
5 11 (6.21%) OpenText
6 10 (5.65%) Cisco
6 10 (5.65%) Tableau
7 9 (5.08%) Cognos
7 9 (5.08%) Teradata
8 8 (4.52%) Cloudera
9 5 (2.82%) HP
10 3 (1.69%) Zend
10 3 (1.69%) EPiServer
10 3 (1.69%) Symantec
10 3 (1.69%) Sage
10 3 (1.69%) Apple
11 2 (1.13%) Mitel
11 2 (1.13%) Bloomberg
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