Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 17 3
Rank change year-on-year +13 -14 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 158 84 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 24.20% 10.85% 24.38%
As % of the Vendors category 42.25% 22.64% 45.37%
Number of salaries quoted 128 74 167
Liverpool median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £21,950 £25,750 £22,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £66,000 £60,000
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,750
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.04% +15.75%

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 374 371 432
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 57.27% 47.93% 53.73%
Number of salaries quoted 293 243 311
Liverpool median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +6.51% +13.42%
10th Percentile £25,850 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,000 £71,250 £57,500
Merseyside median annual salary £42,000 £42,000 £38,100
% change year-on-year - +10.24% +1.60%

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 17 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 62 (39.24%) SQL Server
2 57 (36.08%) SQL
3 35 (22.15%) Finance
4 34 (21.52%) .NET
5 32 (20.25%) C#
6 30 (18.99%) ITIL
7 28 (17.72%) Windows
7 28 (17.72%) T-SQL
8 26 (16.46%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (16.46%) Office 365
9 25 (15.82%) Microsoft Office
9 25 (15.82%) Active Directory
10 23 (14.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 22 (13.92%) Business Intelligence
12 21 (13.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 18 (11.39%) Data Warehouse
14 17 (10.76%) Microsoft Azure
14 17 (10.76%) Dynamics 365
15 16 (10.13%) PowerShell
15 16 (10.13%) JavaScript
15 16 (10.13%) Advertising
16 15 (9.49%) MVC
16 15 (9.49%) Dynamics AX
16 15 (9.49%) HTML
16 15 (9.49%) ERP
17 14 (8.86%) Problem-Solving
18 13 (8.23%) Windows Server
18 13 (8.23%) Release Management
18 13 (8.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
18 13 (8.23%) SharePoint

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 13 (8.23%) SharePoint
2 10 (6.33%) MS Exchange
3 9 (5.70%) IIS
4 7 (4.43%) CMS
4 7 (4.43%) EPiServer
4 7 (4.43%) Sitecore CMS
4 7 (4.43%) Umbraco
5 6 (3.80%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (3.16%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (2.53%) Apache
7 4 (2.53%) Confluence
7 4 (2.53%) Kentico
7 4 (2.53%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.27%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (1.27%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.63%) Content Management Server
Applications
1 25 (15.82%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (5.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (5.06%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (3.16%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.90%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 15 (9.49%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (3.16%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (2.53%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.27%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.63%) BPCS
5 1 (0.63%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.63%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.63%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 26 (16.46%) Office 365
2 17 (10.76%) Dynamics 365
2 17 (10.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (6.33%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (6.33%) IaaS
3 10 (6.33%) SaaS
4 6 (3.80%) PaaS
5 3 (1.90%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.63%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.63%) npm
6 1 (0.63%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.43%) WAN
2 5 (3.16%) DNS
3 4 (2.53%) DHCP
3 4 (2.53%) Firewall
3 4 (2.53%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (1.90%) LAN
4 3 (1.90%) SAN
4 3 (1.90%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.27%) NetScaler
5 2 (1.27%) Skype
5 2 (1.27%) VLAN
5 2 (1.27%) VPN
5 2 (1.27%) Wireless
6 1 (0.63%) FTP
6 1 (0.63%) Internet
6 1 (0.63%) NAS
6 1 (0.63%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (0.63%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (39.24%) SQL Server
2 23 (14.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 21 (13.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (11.39%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (6.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (5.70%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (5.06%) Crystal Reports
7 8 (5.06%) Power BI
8 7 (4.43%) QlikView
8 7 (4.43%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (3.16%) OLAP
10 4 (2.53%) MongoDB
10 4 (2.53%) MySQL
10 4 (2.53%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (2.53%) SQL Server 2016
11 3 (1.90%) Big Data
11 3 (1.90%) Relational Database
11 3 (1.90%) SSDT
12 2 (1.27%) Hadoop
12 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 8 (5.06%) JIRA
2 7 (4.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (3.80%) Visual Studio
4 4 (2.53%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.53%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (1.27%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.27%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.63%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.63%) gulp
6 1 (0.63%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.63%) jspm
6 1 (0.63%) Protractor
6 1 (0.63%) Selenium
6 1 (0.63%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.63%) Subversion
6 1 (0.63%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio Code
6 1 (0.63%) WebDriver
General
1 35 (22.15%) Finance
2 16 (10.13%) Advertising
3 8 (5.06%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.80%) Law
5 4 (2.53%) Banking
5 4 (2.53%) Marketing
5 4 (2.53%) Retail
6 3 (1.90%) Legal
7 2 (1.27%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.27%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.63%) Front Office
8 1 (0.63%) Games
Job Titles
1 43 (27.22%) Developer
2 31 (19.62%) Analyst
3 17 (10.76%) Architect
4 14 (8.86%) Support Analyst
5 12 (7.59%) .NET Developer
5 12 (7.59%) Infrastructure Architect
6 11 (6.96%) Cloud Architect
6 11 (6.96%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 9 (5.70%) Applications Support
7 9 (5.70%) Applications Support Analyst
8 8 (5.06%) ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (5.06%) C# Developer
8 8 (5.06%) Consultant
9 7 (4.43%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 7 (4.43%) Desktop Support
9 7 (4.43%) Support Engineer
10 6 (3.80%) 2nd Line Support
10 6 (3.80%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (3.80%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (3.80%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (21.52%) .NET
2 15 (9.49%) HTML
3 13 (8.23%) ASP.NET
3 13 (8.23%) CSS
4 10 (6.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (5.70%) jQuery
6 8 (5.06%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (3.80%) RESTful
8 5 (3.16%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 4 (2.53%) .NET Framework
9 4 (2.53%) HTML5
10 3 (1.90%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 3 (1.90%) Entity Framework
10 3 (1.90%) Kafka
10 3 (1.90%) WCF
10 3 (1.90%) Web Services
11 2 (1.27%) .NET Core
11 2 (1.27%) Middleware
11 2 (1.27%) XML
12 1 (0.63%) Aurelia
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.06%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (4.43%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.80%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.53%) Clustering
4 4 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.53%) PKI
5 3 (1.90%) Blackberry
5 3 (1.90%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.27%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.27%) iPad
6 2 (1.27%) iPhone
6 2 (1.27%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.27%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.27%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.27%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.27%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.27%) Wiki
7 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.63%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 28 (17.72%) Windows
2 13 (8.23%) Windows Server
3 9 (5.70%) Windows 10
4 8 (5.06%) Windows 7
5 7 (4.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.63%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.63%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (18.99%) ITIL
2 26 (16.46%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (13.92%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (9.49%) ERP
4 15 (9.49%) MVC
5 14 (8.86%) Problem-Solving
6 13 (8.23%) Release Management
6 13 (8.23%) Scrum
7 12 (7.59%) Privileged Access Management
8 10 (6.33%) Logistics
9 9 (5.70%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (5.70%) Project Management
9 9 (5.70%) Server Management
10 7 (4.43%) ETL
10 7 (4.43%) ITIL V3
10 7 (4.43%) TDD
10 7 (4.43%) Time Management
11 6 (3.80%) Business Analysis
11 6 (3.80%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (3.80%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 57 (36.08%) SQL
2 32 (20.25%) C#
3 28 (17.72%) T-SQL
4 16 (10.13%) JavaScript
4 16 (10.13%) PowerShell
5 5 (3.16%) C
5 5 (3.16%) X++
6 3 (1.90%) C++
7 2 (1.27%) Java
7 2 (1.27%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.27%) VB
8 1 (0.63%) PHP
8 1 (0.63%) Python
8 1 (0.63%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (7.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (5.70%) Degree
3 7 (4.43%) MCP
3 7 (4.43%) MCSA
4 4 (2.53%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.90%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.27%) ACCA
6 2 (1.27%) CIMA
6 2 (1.27%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (1.27%) MCSE
7 1 (0.63%) CCNA
7 1 (0.63%) CCNP
7 1 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.63%) ISEB
7 1 (0.63%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.16%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.53%) QA
3 2 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.63%) GDPR
4 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.63%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (15.82%) Active Directory
2 12 (7.59%) Virtual Servers
3 10 (6.33%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.16%) XenApp
5 3 (1.90%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (1.90%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (1.27%) Firmware
7 1 (0.63%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (8.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (2.53%) SCOM
3 3 (1.90%) SCCM
4 2 (1.27%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (1.27%) Nagios
4 2 (1.27%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.63%) ThinApp
5 1 (0.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (7.59%) Citrix
2 10 (6.33%) VMware
3 8 (5.06%) Sitecore
4 7 (4.43%) SAP
5 6 (3.80%) HP
6 4 (2.53%) Oracle
6 4 (2.53%) Tableau
7 3 (1.90%) Cisco
7 3 (1.90%) Sage
8 2 (1.27%) 3PAR
8 2 (1.27%) Adobe
8 2 (1.27%) Capita
8 2 (1.27%) Cognos
8 2 (1.27%) Epicor
8 2 (1.27%) Infor
8 2 (1.27%) LexisNexis
8 2 (1.27%) SolarWinds
8 2 (1.27%) Veeam
8 2 (1.27%) Veritas
9 1 (0.63%) Xamarin