The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Southport region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 7 4 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southport 9.09% 42.31% -
As % of the Vendors category 11.11% 78.57% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 0
Median salary £25,000 £40,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-37.50% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Microsoft
Merseyside

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southport region.

Vendors Category
Southport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
9 14 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southport 81.82% 53.85% 29.41%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 5
Median salary £41,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -5.88%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Southport

The demand trend of job ads across the Southport region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Southport

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Southport

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Southport region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Southport

Microsoft
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Southport

For the 6 months to 25 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 Southport region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (75.00%) High Availability
2 3 (75.00%) VoIP
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) Clustering
3 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (50.00%) Internet
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (25.00%) SLA
4 1 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (25.00%) Law
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Tandem
4 1 (25.00%) WSUS
4 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (25.00%) Line Management
4 1 (25.00%) Coaching
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) Security Patching
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Southport 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 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) VoIP
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
General
1 1 (25.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Clustering
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) High Availability
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Line Management
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (25.00%) Security Patching
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix