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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
North West / Merseyside
Rank 2 9 14
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 172 87 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 28.81% 16.60% 13.53%
As % of the Vendors category 51.65% 35.95% 34.08%
Number of salaries quoted 128 65 54
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £20,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,200 £56,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
333 242 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 55.78% 46.18% 39.69%
Number of salaries quoted 247 182 147
Median salary £43,349 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.37% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £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 18 January 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 18 January 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 +8 142 £44,000 +10.00% 17
Birkenhead 0 9 £37,500 +87.50% 2
Southport - 6 £40,000 - 2
St Helens -8 5 £32,500 -56.66% 1
Wirral -9 3 £40,000 +122.22% 2
Bootle - 2 £44,786 - 1
Microsoft
North West

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 (45.73%) SQL Server
2 120 (40.96%) Windows
3 98 (33.45%) SQL
4 91 (31.06%) ITIL
5 76 (25.94%) Finance
6 75 (25.60%) Windows Server
7 73 (24.91%) MS Excel
8 72 (24.57%) .NET
9 68 (23.21%) Microsoft Azure
10 67 (22.87%) MS Office
11 58 (19.80%) Agile Software Development
11 58 (19.80%) C#
12 56 (19.11%) PowerShell
13 54 (18.43%) Linux
14 51 (17.41%) Data Centre
15 50 (17.06%) PRINCE2
16 47 (16.04%) JavaScript
16 47 (16.04%) ASP.NET
16 47 (16.04%) VMware
17 45 (15.36%) Hyper-V
18 43 (14.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 42 (14.33%) Active Directory
20 41 (13.99%) Citrix
21 39 (13.31%) Business Intelligence
21 39 (13.31%) Banking
22 38 (12.97%) Oracle
22 38 (12.97%) VMware Infrastructure
23 37 (12.63%) Office 365
23 37 (12.63%) Data Warehouse
24 36 (12.29%) IIS

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 36 (12.29%) IIS
2 16 (5.46%) Apache
2 16 (5.46%) MS Exchange
2 16 (5.46%) Tomcat
3 14 (4.78%) BizTalk Server
4 12 (4.10%) JBoss
5 11 (3.75%) CMS
5 11 (3.75%) SharePoint
6 9 (3.07%) Skype for Business
7 5 (1.71%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.02%) Confluence
9 3 (1.02%) GroupWise
9 3 (1.02%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.68%) Office Communications Server
10 2 (0.68%) Oracle Service Bus
10 2 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.34%) WordPress
Applications
1 73 (24.91%) MS Excel
2 67 (22.87%) MS Office
3 14 (4.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (3.07%) MS Project
5 2 (0.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (4.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (3.07%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.34%) Magento
4 1 (0.34%) OpenCart
4 1 (0.34%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 68 (23.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (12.63%) Office 365
3 36 (12.29%) Amazon AWS
4 28 (9.56%) PaaS
5 27 (9.22%) IaaS
6 14 (4.78%) SaaS
7 6 (2.05%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.68%) GitHub
8 2 (0.68%) Mimecast
8 2 (0.68%) Sumo Logic
9 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 28 (9.56%) SAN
2 23 (7.85%) DNS
3 18 (6.14%) VPN
4 17 (5.80%) DHCP
5 9 (3.07%) Firewall
6 6 (2.05%) Internet
6 6 (2.05%) Skype
6 6 (2.05%) VoIP
7 5 (1.71%) TCP/IP
8 4 (1.37%) LAN
9 3 (1.02%) IMAP
9 3 (1.02%) Network Security
9 3 (1.02%) SMTP
9 3 (1.02%) VLAN
9 3 (1.02%) WAN
10 2 (0.68%) NAS
10 2 (0.68%) POP3
10 2 (0.68%) Unified Communications
11 1 (0.34%) Intranet
11 1 (0.34%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (45.73%) SQL Server
2 43 (14.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 37 (12.63%) Data Warehouse
4 29 (9.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (6.48%) SQL Server 2012
6 16 (5.46%) SQL Server 2014
7 14 (4.78%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (4.44%) SQL Server 2005
9 12 (4.10%) MySQL
10 11 (3.75%) MongoDB
11 10 (3.41%) QlikView
11 10 (3.41%) Relational Database
12 9 (3.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 8 (2.73%) SQL Server 2016
14 7 (2.39%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
14 7 (2.39%) Oracle Database
15 6 (2.05%) NoSQL
15 6 (2.05%) RDBMS
16 5 (1.71%) Azure SQL Database
17 4 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 20 (6.83%) Visual Studio
2 9 (3.07%) JIRA
3 6 (2.05%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (1.71%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.02%) Selenium
6 2 (0.68%) Bitbucket
6 2 (0.68%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.34%) AdminStudio
7 1 (0.34%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.34%) Bazaar
7 1 (0.34%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.34%) MSTest
7 1 (0.34%) NUnit
7 1 (0.34%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.34%) PhantomJS
7 1 (0.34%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.34%) Subversion
7 1 (0.34%) WebDriver
General
1 76 (25.94%) Finance
2 39 (13.31%) Banking
3 11 (3.75%) Advertising
3 11 (3.75%) Pharmaceutical
4 8 (2.73%) Law
4 8 (2.73%) Legal
5 6 (2.05%) Marketing
5 6 (2.05%) Retail
6 2 (0.68%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.68%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.34%) Games
Job Titles
1 59 (20.14%) Analyst
2 57 (19.45%) Developer
3 29 (9.90%) .NET Developer
4 23 (7.85%) Architect
5 21 (7.17%) Data Analyst
6 19 (6.48%) Infrastructure Architect
6 19 (6.48%) Windows Engineer
7 18 (6.14%) C# Developer
7 18 (6.14%) Cloud Engineer
8 17 (5.80%) DBA
8 17 (5.80%) Support Analyst
8 17 (5.80%) Systems Engineer
9 16 (5.46%) Administrator
9 16 (5.46%) Cloud Architect
9 16 (5.46%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
10 15 (5.12%) C# .NET Developer
10 15 (5.12%) SQL DBA
11 14 (4.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 14 (4.78%) Server Engineer
11 14 (4.78%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (24.57%) .NET
2 47 (16.04%) ASP.NET
3 26 (8.87%) ASP.NET MVC
4 20 (6.83%) jQuery
5 19 (6.48%) HTML
6 18 (6.14%) CSS
7 15 (5.12%) ASP.NET Web API
7 15 (5.12%) Middleware
8 12 (4.10%) .NET Framework
8 12 (4.10%) Web Services
8 12 (4.10%) XML
9 10 (3.41%) LINQ
10 9 (3.07%) REST
10 9 (3.07%) WPF
11 8 (2.73%) SOAP
12 7 (2.39%) Ajax
12 7 (2.39%) Entity Framework
12 7 (2.39%) HTML5
13 5 (1.71%) AngularJS
13 5 (1.71%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 51 (17.41%) Data Centre
2 29 (9.90%) Hybrid Cloud
3 27 (9.22%) Private Cloud
4 22 (7.51%) Video Conferencing
5 21 (7.17%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (5.80%) Public Cloud
7 16 (5.46%) Management Information System
8 14 (4.78%) NHS
9 12 (4.10%) Mobile App
10 11 (3.75%) Replication
11 10 (3.41%) BYOD
12 9 (3.07%) Clustering
12 9 (3.07%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (2.73%) Driving Licence
14 6 (2.05%) iPad
15 5 (1.71%) Statistics
15 5 (1.71%) User Experience
16 4 (1.37%) Data Integration
16 4 (1.37%) PMI
17 3 (1.02%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 120 (40.96%) Windows
2 75 (25.60%) Windows Server
3 54 (18.43%) Linux
4 25 (8.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (4.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (3.75%) Unix
7 9 (3.07%) Windows 10
7 9 (3.07%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (2.05%) CentOS
8 6 (2.05%) OpenVMS
8 6 (2.05%) Solaris
9 5 (1.71%) VMS
9 5 (1.71%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (1.37%) Fedora
10 4 (1.37%) HPUX
10 4 (1.37%) Ubuntu
11 3 (1.02%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.68%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.68%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.68%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (31.06%) ITIL
2 58 (19.80%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (17.06%) PRINCE2
4 39 (13.31%) Business Intelligence
5 34 (11.60%) ITIL V3
6 31 (10.58%) MVC
7 22 (7.51%) CRM
8 20 (6.83%) Mentoring
9 19 (6.48%) Case Management
9 19 (6.48%) ITSM
9 19 (6.48%) Service Management
10 18 (6.14%) DevOps
10 18 (6.14%) TOGAF
11 17 (5.80%) Data Protection
11 17 (5.80%) Project Management
11 17 (5.80%) Scrum
12 16 (5.46%) Line Management
12 16 (5.46%) Programme Management
13 14 (4.78%) Data Modelling
14 13 (4.44%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 98 (33.45%) SQL
2 58 (19.80%) C#
3 56 (19.11%) PowerShell
4 47 (16.04%) JavaScript
5 30 (10.24%) T-SQL
6 8 (2.73%) Java
7 7 (2.39%) Ruby
8 6 (2.05%) Perl
8 6 (2.05%) Python
9 5 (1.71%) Bash Shell
9 5 (1.71%) C++
9 5 (1.71%) VB.NET
10 4 (1.37%) Bourne shell
10 4 (1.37%) Korn
10 4 (1.37%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.02%) C
11 3 (1.02%) VB
11 3 (1.02%) VBA
12 2 (0.68%) TypeScript
12 2 (0.68%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 35 (11.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (8.19%) Degree
3 15 (5.12%) MCSE
4 12 (4.10%) CCNA
4 12 (4.10%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (4.10%) EMC Certification
5 10 (3.41%) ISEB
6 5 (1.71%) PMI Certification
7 4 (1.37%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.68%) MCSA
8 2 (0.68%) MOS
8 2 (0.68%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.68%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.34%) CCA
9 1 (0.34%) PMP
9 1 (0.34%) VCAP
9 1 (0.34%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.41%) SLA
2 6 (2.05%) QA
3 4 (1.37%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.02%) HL7
5 1 (0.34%) GAMP
5 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 45 (15.36%) Hyper-V
2 42 (14.33%) Active Directory
3 38 (12.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (3.07%) Virtual Servers
5 5 (1.71%) XenApp
6 3 (1.02%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (1.02%) NDS
6 3 (1.02%) NetIQ eDirectory
6 3 (1.02%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (1.02%) vSphere
7 2 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.34%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 28 (9.56%) SCCM
2 22 (7.51%) AirWatch
3 21 (7.17%) SCOM
4 12 (4.10%) SCOrch
5 11 (3.75%) SCVMM
6 10 (3.41%) NetBackup
7 7 (2.39%) Puppet
8 5 (1.71%) Nagios
8 5 (1.71%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (1.37%) Failover Clustering
9 4 (1.37%) Microsoft Clustering
10 3 (1.02%) EdgeSight
10 3 (1.02%) Icinga
10 3 (1.02%) vRealize
11 2 (0.68%) SCDPM
12 1 (0.34%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 47 (16.04%) VMware
2 41 (13.99%) Citrix
3 38 (12.97%) Oracle
4 25 (8.53%) Cisco
5 19 (6.48%) EMC
6 16 (5.46%) IBM
7 13 (4.44%) Red Hat
8 12 (4.10%) SAP
8 12 (4.10%) Software AG
9 10 (3.41%) HP
10 7 (2.39%) NetApp
11 6 (2.05%) Dell
12 5 (1.71%) Sitecore
13 4 (1.37%) Cognos
14 3 (1.02%) EPiServer
14 3 (1.02%) RedGate
14 3 (1.02%) Remedy
14 3 (1.02%) ServiceNow
15 2 (0.68%) SonicWALL
15 2 (0.68%) Splunk
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Liverpool, Lancashire
Network Compucare Ltd
Posted: 14 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
St. Helens, Merseyside
Lea Consultancy Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
HQ in Leeds or Hub Offices in Exeter, London,...
NHS Digital
Salary: £40,028 - £48,034
Posted: Yesterday
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Sanderson
Salary: £18000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Liverpool
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 2 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Merseyside
set2recruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Douglas-Scott
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Bootle, Merseyside
Office for Nuclear Regulation
Salary: From £49,946 to £57,199 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Merseyside
FT Select
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool
Vivid Resourcing
Salary: £20 - £25 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Wirral
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + + car + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Mouchel Infrastructure Services
Salary: From £17,000 to £19,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Merseytravel
Salary: £17,912 - £20,146
Posted: 15 days ago