The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birkenhead with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 24 March 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Merseyside / Birkenhead
Rank 5 4 4
Rank change year-on-year -1 0  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 9 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birkenhead 64.29% 33.33% 14.29%
As % of the Vendors category 90.00% 57.14% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 1
Median salary £37,500 £32,500 £22,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% +47.72%  
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.66% -  

Microsoft is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birkenhead.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Birkenhead
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 10 7 2
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birkenhead 71.43% 58.33% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 2
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £22,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +47.72%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £19,900
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £22,000 £43,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Birkenhead

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birkenhead citing Microsoft as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Birkenhead

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Birkenhead

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

Salary trend for Microsoft in Birkenhead

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birkenhead

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Birkenhead region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 14 (93.33%) .NET
2 13 (86.67%) SQL Server
2 13 (86.67%) C#
2 13 (86.67%) JavaScript
2 13 (86.67%) ASP.NET
3 12 (80.00%) CSS
3 12 (80.00%) HTML
3 12 (80.00%) MVC
3 12 (80.00%) Mobile App
4 11 (73.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 11 (73.33%) WPF
4 11 (73.33%) Visual Studio
5 10 (66.67%) .NET Framework
5 10 (66.67%) Entity Framework
5 10 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (53.33%) SQL
6 8 (53.33%) T-SQL
7 4 (26.67%) B2B
7 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
8 3 (20.00%) Xamarin
9 2 (13.33%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
9 2 (13.33%) Umbraco
9 2 (13.33%) TeamCity
9 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
9 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (13.33%) Windows
9 2 (13.33%) IIS
10 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
10 1 (6.67%) Active Directory

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Birkenhead 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 2 (13.33%) IIS
1 2 (13.33%) Umbraco
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (86.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (73.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (13.33%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (13.33%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) .NET Developer
1 11 (73.33%) Developer
2 10 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
2 10 (66.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (6.67%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (6.67%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Junior .NET Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Junior C# .NET Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Junior C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Junior C# Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Junior Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Mid-Level C# .NET Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Mid-Level C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (93.33%) .NET
2 13 (86.67%) ASP.NET
3 12 (80.00%) CSS
3 12 (80.00%) HTML
4 11 (73.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 11 (73.33%) WPF
5 10 (66.67%) .NET Framework
5 10 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (66.67%) Entity Framework
6 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (6.67%) COM
6 1 (6.67%) CSS3
6 1 (6.67%) HTML5
6 1 (6.67%) jQuery
6 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (80.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Phone
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) MVC
2 4 (26.67%) B2B
2 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (6.67%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (6.67%) Time Management
3 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) C#
1 13 (86.67%) JavaScript
2 8 (53.33%) SQL
2 8 (53.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Xamarin
2 1 (6.67%) Avaya
2 1 (6.67%) EMC
2 1 (6.67%) VMware
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Up to £24,000
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £20k - 30k per year + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago