Period
to 22 June 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 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 6 months to 22 June 2018 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.

Microsoft
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 8 3
Rank change year-on-year +4 -5 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 146 120 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 21.35% 15.31% 26.14%
As % of the Vendors category 36.50% 31.50% 49.29%
Number of salaries quoted 120 121 174
Liverpool median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £22,250 £21,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £68,750 £59,250
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Microsoft is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Liverpool.

All Vendors
Liverpool
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 400 381 420
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 58.48% 48.60% 53.03%
Number of salaries quoted 322 252 325
Liverpool median annual salary £42,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.18% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,525 £26,250
90th Percentile £64,875 £71,000 £52,500
Merseyside median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.67%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

Job postings citing Microsoft as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Liverpool.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Liverpool

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

Salary trend for Microsoft in Liverpool

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Liverpool over the 6 months to 22 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 22 June 2018, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Liverpool region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 49 (33.56%) SQL Server
2 47 (32.19%) SQL
3 34 (23.29%) .NET
4 33 (22.60%) C#
5 31 (21.23%) Office 365
6 27 (18.49%) ITIL
6 27 (18.49%) Finance
7 24 (16.44%) Advertising
7 24 (16.44%) Windows
8 23 (15.75%) Active Directory
9 22 (15.07%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (14.38%) T-SQL
11 19 (13.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 18 (12.33%) Microsoft Office
13 17 (11.64%) JavaScript
14 16 (10.96%) ASP.NET
14 16 (10.96%) ERP
14 16 (10.96%) Microsoft Certification
15 15 (10.27%) MVC
15 15 (10.27%) Business Intelligence
15 15 (10.27%) Dynamics AX
15 15 (10.27%) Problem-Solving
16 14 (9.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 13 (8.90%) HTML
17 13 (8.90%) Dynamics 365
18 12 (8.22%) Privileged Access Management
18 12 (8.22%) SAP
18 12 (8.22%) SharePoint
18 12 (8.22%) Logistics
19 11 (7.53%) CMS

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool 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 12 (8.22%) SharePoint
2 11 (7.53%) CMS
3 8 (5.48%) Sitecore CMS
4 7 (4.79%) EPiServer
5 6 (4.11%) IIS
5 6 (4.11%) MS Exchange
6 5 (3.42%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (3.42%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (3.42%) Umbraco
7 4 (2.74%) Confluence
8 3 (2.05%) Apache
8 3 (2.05%) Skype for Business
8 3 (2.05%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (1.37%) Kentico
9 2 (1.37%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.68%) Content Management Server
10 1 (0.68%) Drupal
Applications
1 18 (12.33%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (6.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (6.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (4.11%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.05%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 15 (10.27%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (6.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (4.11%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (2.05%) Sage 200
5 2 (1.37%) BPCS
5 2 (1.37%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (1.37%) SAP BPC
5 2 (1.37%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.68%) Magento
6 1 (0.68%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 31 (21.23%) Office 365
2 13 (8.90%) Dynamics 365
3 10 (6.85%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (6.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (4.11%) IaaS
4 6 (4.11%) SaaS
5 2 (1.37%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.37%) PaaS
6 1 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.68%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.74%) DNS
1 4 (2.74%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (2.05%) Skype
2 3 (2.05%) VoIP
3 2 (1.37%) DHCP
3 2 (1.37%) Firewall
3 2 (1.37%) Internet
3 2 (1.37%) IP Telephony
3 2 (1.37%) NetScaler
3 2 (1.37%) SAN
4 1 (0.68%) LAN
4 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.68%) VLAN
4 1 (0.68%) VPN
4 1 (0.68%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (33.56%) SQL Server
2 19 (13.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (9.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (7.53%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (4.79%) Power BI
5 7 (4.79%) QlikView
5 7 (4.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (4.11%) Crystal Reports
6 6 (4.11%) MySQL
6 6 (4.11%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (3.42%) MongoDB
7 5 (3.42%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (2.05%) Big Data
8 3 (2.05%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (1.37%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (1.37%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.37%) MS Access
9 2 (1.37%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.37%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.68%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 8 (5.48%) JIRA
2 5 (3.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.37%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.37%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.37%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.37%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.68%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.68%) Selenium
4 1 (0.68%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.68%) Subversion
4 1 (0.68%) WebDriver
General
1 27 (18.49%) Finance
2 24 (16.44%) Advertising
3 8 (5.48%) Manufacturing
3 8 (5.48%) Retail
4 7 (4.79%) Games
5 5 (3.42%) Law
5 5 (3.42%) Marketing
6 4 (2.74%) Banking
7 3 (2.05%) Legal
7 3 (2.05%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.68%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 37 (25.34%) Developer
2 31 (21.23%) Analyst
3 16 (10.96%) Support Analyst
4 14 (9.59%) Architect
4 14 (9.59%) Consultant
5 12 (8.22%) Infrastructure Architect
6 11 (7.53%) Cloud Architect
6 11 (7.53%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 9 (6.16%) Applications Support
7 9 (6.16%) Applications Support Analyst
8 7 (4.79%) .NET Developer
8 7 (4.79%) Software Developer
9 6 (4.11%) Administrator
9 6 (4.11%) Desktop Support
10 5 (3.42%) ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (3.42%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 5 (3.42%) Data Analyst
10 5 (3.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (3.42%) Project Manager
11 4 (2.74%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (23.29%) .NET
2 16 (10.96%) ASP.NET
3 13 (8.90%) HTML
4 11 (7.53%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (7.53%) CSS
5 8 (5.48%) RESTful
6 7 (4.79%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (4.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 4 (2.74%) HTML5
8 4 (2.74%) jQuery
8 4 (2.74%) Kafka
9 3 (2.05%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 3 (2.05%) WCF
9 3 (2.05%) Web Services
10 2 (1.37%) AngularJS
10 2 (1.37%) WinForms
10 2 (1.37%) XML
11 1 (0.68%) LESS
11 1 (0.68%) Razor View Engine
11 1 (0.68%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.48%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.42%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.74%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.05%) PKI
5 3 (2.05%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (2.05%) User Experience
6 2 (1.37%) Clustering
6 2 (1.37%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.37%) FMCG
6 2 (1.37%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.37%) Online Games
6 2 (1.37%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.37%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.37%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.37%) Wiki
7 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.68%) Fintech
7 1 (0.68%) Social Gaming
7 1 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 24 (16.44%) Windows
2 9 (6.16%) Windows Server
3 8 (5.48%) Windows 7
4 6 (4.11%) Windows 10
5 4 (2.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.74%) Windows XP
6 3 (2.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.37%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.68%) Android
8 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (18.49%) ITIL
2 22 (15.07%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (10.96%) ERP
4 15 (10.27%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (10.27%) MVC
4 15 (10.27%) Problem-Solving
5 12 (8.22%) Logistics
5 12 (8.22%) Privileged Access Management
6 11 (7.53%) Project Management
7 10 (6.85%) Presales
7 10 (6.85%) Release Management
7 10 (6.85%) Scrum
8 9 (6.16%) CRM
9 8 (5.48%) Web Development
10 6 (4.11%) Business Analysis
10 6 (4.11%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (4.11%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (4.11%) Time Management
10 6 (4.11%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (3.42%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 47 (32.19%) SQL
2 33 (22.60%) C#
3 21 (14.38%) T-SQL
4 17 (11.64%) JavaScript
5 11 (7.53%) PowerShell
6 5 (3.42%) C
7 3 (2.05%) C++
7 3 (2.05%) X++
8 2 (1.37%) Java
8 2 (1.37%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.37%) VB
9 1 (0.68%) PHP
9 1 (0.68%) Python
9 1 (0.68%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.68%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (10.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (6.85%) Degree
3 5 (3.42%) MCP
4 4 (2.74%) MCSA
5 3 (2.05%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.05%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.37%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (1.37%) MCSE
7 1 (0.68%) ACCA
7 1 (0.68%) CIMA
7 1 (0.68%) ISEB
7 1 (0.68%) MCAD
7 1 (0.68%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.68%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.05%) SLA
2 2 (1.37%) QA
3 1 (0.68%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.68%) PMO
System Software
1 23 (15.75%) Active Directory
2 10 (6.85%) Virtual Servers
3 9 (6.16%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.74%) XenApp
5 2 (1.37%) Firmware
5 2 (1.37%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.37%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (2.74%) SCCM
1 4 (2.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (2.05%) SCOM
3 2 (1.37%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (1.37%) Nagios
3 2 (1.37%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.68%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (8.22%) SAP
2 9 (6.16%) Citrix
2 9 (6.16%) Sitecore
3 8 (5.48%) VMware
4 5 (3.42%) Sage
5 4 (2.74%) Cisco
5 4 (2.74%) HP
5 4 (2.74%) Oracle
6 3 (2.05%) Capita
6 3 (2.05%) Symantec
6 3 (2.05%) Veeam
7 2 (1.37%) 3PAR
7 2 (1.37%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 2 (1.37%) Epicor
7 2 (1.37%) Google
7 2 (1.37%) IFS
7 2 (1.37%) Infor
7 2 (1.37%) LexisNexis
7 2 (1.37%) Tableau
7 2 (1.37%) Twitter