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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 2 3 16
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +13
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 110 117 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 26.63% 22.99% 13.62%
As % of the Vendors category 48.46% 46.43% 25.63%
Number of salaries quoted 81 73 75
Median salary £42,250 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,300 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
227 252 355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 54.96% 49.51% 53.14%
Number of salaries quoted 184 188 301
Median salary £42,250 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £22,000 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,375 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.29% +5.93%

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 2 May 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 2 May 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 +1 93 £42,500 +23.18% 21
Birkenhead +2 7 £32,500 +47.72% 2
Wirral +6 3 £54,000 +140.00% 1
Southport - 2 £27,750 -
Microsoft
North West

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 96 (45.50%) SQL Server
2 85 (40.28%) Windows
3 78 (36.97%) ITIL
4 68 (32.23%) Finance
5 61 (28.91%) SQL
6 60 (28.44%) Banking
7 53 (25.12%) Active Directory
7 53 (25.12%) Windows Server
8 49 (23.22%) Citrix
9 46 (21.80%) MS Office
10 45 (21.33%) MS Excel
11 42 (19.91%) Windows Server 2012
12 41 (19.43%) Business Intelligence
13 40 (18.96%) Microsoft Certification
13 40 (18.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 39 (18.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 35 (16.59%) Data Warehouse
15 35 (16.59%) Oracle
15 35 (16.59%) Degree
16 34 (16.11%) SLA
17 33 (15.64%) Relational Database
17 33 (15.64%) Analytical Skills
18 31 (14.69%) Wealth Management
18 31 (14.69%) Time Management
18 31 (14.69%) SQL Server 2008
19 30 (14.22%) C#
19 30 (14.22%) Change Management
19 30 (14.22%) User Acceptance Testing
19 30 (14.22%) Data Centre
20 29 (13.74%) ITIL V3

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 22 (10.43%) MS Exchange
2 13 (6.16%) IIS
2 13 (6.16%) SharePoint
3 12 (5.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (5.21%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (4.74%) Confluence
6 8 (3.79%) CMS
7 7 (3.32%) BizTalk Server
7 7 (3.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 7 (3.32%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (3.32%) Tomcat
8 6 (2.84%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (2.37%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (2.37%) Skype for Business
10 3 (1.42%) Apache
11 2 (0.95%) K2 blackpearl
11 2 (0.95%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.95%) TWiki
11 2 (0.95%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.47%) WebSphere
Applications
1 46 (21.80%) MS Office
2 45 (21.33%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.84%) MS Visio
4 5 (2.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.95%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.95%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 21 (9.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.37%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 3 (1.42%) Visualfiles
4 2 (0.95%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 19 (9.00%) Office 365
2 11 (5.21%) IaaS
2 11 (5.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (5.21%) PaaS
3 3 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.11%) SAN
2 11 (5.21%) VPN
3 10 (4.74%) DHCP
3 10 (4.74%) DNS
4 9 (4.27%) LAN
4 9 (4.27%) VoIP
4 9 (4.27%) WAN
5 8 (3.79%) Firewall
5 8 (3.79%) TCP/IP
6 6 (2.84%) Internet
7 5 (2.37%) MPLS
8 3 (1.42%) Intranet
9 2 (0.95%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (0.95%) NAS
9 2 (0.95%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (0.47%) BIG-IP
10 1 (0.47%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (0.47%) Cisco Wireless
10 1 (0.47%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.47%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (45.50%) SQL Server
2 40 (18.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 39 (18.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 35 (16.59%) Data Warehouse
5 33 (15.64%) Relational Database
6 31 (14.69%) SQL Server 2008
7 28 (13.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 27 (12.80%) Oracle BI EE
9 25 (11.85%) Oracle ODI
9 25 (11.85%) Power BI
9 25 (11.85%) SQL Server 2012
10 22 (10.43%) RDBMS
11 14 (6.64%) SQL Server 2014
12 7 (3.32%) BusinessObjects
13 5 (2.37%) Oracle Reports
14 3 (1.42%) MS Access
15 2 (0.95%) Azure SQL Database
15 2 (0.95%) Big Data
15 2 (0.95%) DB2
15 2 (0.95%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 11 (5.21%) JIRA
2 10 (4.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (2.84%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.47%) Bitbucket
General
1 68 (32.23%) Finance
2 60 (28.44%) Banking
3 11 (5.21%) Law
4 10 (4.74%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.37%) Advertising
5 5 (2.37%) Legal
5 5 (2.37%) Retail
6 4 (1.90%) Automotive
6 4 (1.90%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.42%) Back Office
7 3 (1.42%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.95%) Marketing
8 2 (0.95%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 62 (29.38%) Analyst
2 61 (28.91%) Developer
3 31 (14.69%) Support Analyst
4 29 (13.74%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 28 (13.27%) Applications Support
6 27 (12.80%) Applications Support Analyst
7 23 (10.90%) Banking Analyst
8 15 (7.11%) Service Analyst
8 15 (7.11%) Service Desk Analyst
8 15 (7.11%) Service Desk Support
9 13 (6.16%) Senior Analyst
9 13 (6.16%) Senior Support Analyst
10 12 (5.69%) 2nd Line Support
10 12 (5.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 12 (5.69%) Support Engineer
11 11 (5.21%) Infrastructure Team Leader
11 11 (5.21%) IT Support
11 11 (5.21%) Service Desk Support Analyst
11 11 (5.21%) Systems Analyst
11 11 (5.21%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (10.90%) .NET
2 11 (5.21%) ASP.NET
3 5 (2.37%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (1.90%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 4 (1.90%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (1.90%) CSS
4 4 (1.90%) HTML
4 4 (1.90%) RESTful
5 3 (1.42%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (0.95%) CSS3
6 2 (0.95%) EDI
6 2 (0.95%) HTML5
6 2 (0.95%) WCF
6 2 (0.95%) Web Services
7 1 (0.47%) COM
7 1 (0.47%) Middleware
7 1 (0.47%) ODBC
7 1 (0.47%) WPF
7 1 (0.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (15.64%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (14.22%) Data Centre
3 22 (10.43%) Credit Risk
3 22 (10.43%) SWIFT
4 16 (7.58%) Mathematics
5 14 (6.64%) Management Information System
6 12 (5.69%) iPad
7 11 (5.21%) Blackberry
7 11 (5.21%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (4.74%) iPhone
8 10 (4.74%) Replication
8 10 (4.74%) Wiki
9 9 (4.27%) Data Integration
10 8 (3.79%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (1.90%) Clustering
12 3 (1.42%) Computer Science
12 3 (1.42%) Driving Licence
12 3 (1.42%) NHS
12 3 (1.42%) Visualisation
13 2 (0.95%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 85 (40.28%) Windows
2 53 (25.12%) Windows Server
3 42 (19.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (12.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (8.06%) Windows 7
6 11 (5.21%) Windows 8
7 9 (4.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (3.32%) Windows XP
9 6 (2.84%) Linux
10 4 (1.90%) Android
11 3 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.42%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (36.97%) ITIL
2 41 (19.43%) Business Intelligence
3 31 (14.69%) Time Management
3 31 (14.69%) Wealth Management
4 30 (14.22%) Change Management
4 30 (14.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 29 (13.74%) ITIL V3
6 26 (12.32%) Project Management
7 25 (11.85%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (10.90%) Data Analysis
9 22 (10.43%) Stakeholder Management
10 21 (9.95%) CRM
10 21 (9.95%) Disaster Recovery
11 19 (9.00%) Service Delivery
12 18 (8.53%) Infrastructure Management
13 16 (7.58%) Release Management
14 13 (6.16%) Mentoring
15 12 (5.69%) ETL
15 12 (5.69%) PRINCE2
16 11 (5.21%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 61 (28.91%) SQL
2 30 (14.22%) C#
3 17 (8.06%) C
4 13 (6.16%) PowerShell
5 12 (5.69%) T-SQL
6 5 (2.37%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.42%) Java
8 2 (0.95%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.95%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.47%) Progress 4GL
9 1 (0.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 40 (18.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (16.59%) Degree
3 17 (8.06%) Citrix Certification
4 16 (7.58%) ISTQB
4 16 (7.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 11 (5.21%) MCITP
6 9 (4.27%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (3.79%) CCNA
7 8 (3.79%) MCSA
8 7 (3.32%) MCDST
9 6 (2.84%) MCSE
10 4 (1.90%) CNA
10 4 (1.90%) Novell Certification
11 3 (1.42%) A+ Certification
11 3 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.42%) Network+ Certification
11 3 (1.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.95%) CCDP
12 2 (0.95%) CCNP
12 2 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (16.11%) SLA
2 5 (2.37%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.42%) QA
System Software
1 53 (25.12%) Active Directory
2 22 (10.43%) Hyper-V
3 16 (7.58%) Microsoft App-V
4 13 (6.16%) XenApp
5 11 (5.21%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (1.42%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.95%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.95%) vSphere
8 1 (0.47%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.47%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (7.11%) SCCM
2 13 (6.16%) Nagios
3 10 (4.74%) EdgeSight
3 10 (4.74%) SCOM
3 10 (4.74%) SCOrch
4 7 (3.32%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.95%) Cacti
5 2 (0.95%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.47%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.47%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.47%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (0.47%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.47%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.47%) SCSM
Vendors
1 49 (23.22%) Citrix
2 35 (16.59%) Oracle
3 22 (10.43%) Bloomberg
3 22 (10.43%) HP
3 22 (10.43%) Reuters
4 21 (9.95%) VMware
5 13 (6.16%) Cisco
5 13 (6.16%) Remedy
6 11 (5.21%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (4.27%) Symantec
8 8 (3.79%) Avaya
8 8 (3.79%) Cognos
9 7 (3.32%) Intel Security
10 6 (2.84%) OpenText
11 5 (2.37%) IBM
12 4 (1.90%) AppSense
12 4 (1.90%) Dell
13 3 (1.42%) SimCorp
13 3 (1.42%) SonicWALL
13 3 (1.42%) Sophos
Wallasey, Merseyside
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: £17000 - £22000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birkenhead
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Lancashire
Amaze
Salary: + great benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Robert Walters
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £19000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Liverpool
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Liverpool
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Liverpool
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Merseyside
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Birkenhead
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Merseyside
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 20 days ago
Liverpool
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Liverpool
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Liverpool
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Great Benefits Package
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