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 3 months to 23 June 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.

Microsoft
Merseyside / Liverpool
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 2 5
Rank change year-on-year -18 +3  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 40 100 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 10.39% 25.13% 19.52%
As % of the Vendors category 23.26% 45.66% 37.79%
Number of salaries quoted 36 82 44
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £33,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.78%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

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 Liverpool.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Liverpool
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 172 219 217
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 44.68% 55.03% 51.67%
Number of salaries quoted 112 171 156
Median salary £41,250 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.55% +1.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Liverpool 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 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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 50 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 43 (35.83%) .NET
3 40 (33.33%) SQL
4 39 (32.50%) Windows
5 36 (30.00%) C#
6 31 (25.83%) Finance
6 31 (25.83%) ITIL
7 27 (22.50%) Active Directory
8 21 (17.50%) JavaScript
9 20 (16.67%) Windows Server
10 19 (15.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 18 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
11 18 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
11 18 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
12 17 (14.17%) PowerShell
12 17 (14.17%) Degree
13 16 (13.33%) Citrix
13 16 (13.33%) HTML
14 15 (12.50%) VB
14 15 (12.50%) CSS
14 15 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
15 14 (11.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 14 (11.67%) ASP.NET
15 14 (11.67%) Data Warehouse
15 14 (11.67%) MS Exchange
15 14 (11.67%) Hyper-V
16 13 (10.83%) Microsoft Certification
16 13 (10.83%) Microsoft Excel
17 12 (10.00%) CRM
17 12 (10.00%) MVC

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 14 (11.67%) MS Exchange
2 9 (7.50%) CMS
3 8 (6.67%) Sitecore CMS
3 8 (6.67%) Umbraco
4 6 (5.00%) EPiServer
4 6 (5.00%) SharePoint
4 6 (5.00%) Skype for Business
5 5 (4.17%) IIS
6 3 (2.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.83%) Confluence
8 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 18 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (10.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (6.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.67%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.50%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.67%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.83%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 18 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (8.33%) Office 365
3 5 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (4.17%) GitHub
4 4 (3.33%) Sumo Logic
5 1 (0.83%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.83%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.83%) IaaS
5 1 (0.83%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.83%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.67%) SAN
2 6 (5.00%) Firewall
2 6 (5.00%) NAS
2 6 (5.00%) Network Security
3 5 (4.17%) DHCP
3 5 (4.17%) DNS
3 5 (4.17%) LAN
3 5 (4.17%) Skype
3 5 (4.17%) VoIP
3 5 (4.17%) WAN
4 3 (2.50%) FTP
4 3 (2.50%) Internet
4 3 (2.50%) VPN
5 2 (1.67%) VLAN
6 1 (0.83%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.83%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 19 (15.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (11.67%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (11.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (7.50%) MongoDB
4 9 (7.50%) MySQL
5 8 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (5.83%) SQL Server 2014
7 6 (5.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 5 (4.17%) NoSQL
9 4 (3.33%) Azure SQL Database
9 4 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (2.50%) Data Mining
10 3 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (2.50%) SQL Server 2016
11 2 (1.67%) Big Data
11 2 (1.67%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
11 2 (1.67%) Informix
11 2 (1.67%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (5.83%) Bitbucket
2 5 (4.17%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.50%) JIRA
3 3 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.83%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.83%) Grunt
5 1 (0.83%) gulp
General
1 31 (25.83%) Finance
2 10 (8.33%) Banking
3 7 (5.83%) Advertising
4 4 (3.33%) Marketing
4 4 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (2.50%) Back Office
5 3 (2.50%) Law
5 3 (2.50%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.50%) Retail
6 2 (1.67%) Electronics
6 2 (1.67%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.67%) Publishing
7 1 (0.83%) Games
7 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (27.50%) Developer
2 23 (19.17%) Analyst
3 10 (8.33%) .NET Developer
3 10 (8.33%) Development Manager
3 10 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 9 (7.50%) Administrator
4 9 (7.50%) SQL Developer
5 8 (6.67%) C# Developer
5 8 (6.67%) Senior Developer
5 8 (6.67%) Service Analyst
5 8 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
5 8 (6.67%) SQL Server Developer
6 7 (5.83%) CRM Developer
6 7 (5.83%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 6 (5.00%) DBA
7 6 (5.00%) Development Project Manager
7 6 (5.00%) Help Desk Analyst
7 6 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (4.17%) Help Desk Support
8 5 (4.17%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (35.83%) .NET
2 16 (13.33%) HTML
3 15 (12.50%) CSS
4 14 (11.67%) ASP.NET
5 12 (10.00%) jQuery
6 9 (7.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (6.67%) .NET Framework
7 8 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 7 (5.83%) Web Services
8 7 (5.83%) WinForms
9 6 (5.00%) HTML5
10 5 (4.17%) Ajax
10 5 (4.17%) CSS3
11 4 (3.33%) AngularJS
11 4 (3.33%) Entity Framework
11 4 (3.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 2 (1.67%) LINQ to SQL
12 2 (1.67%) Middleware
12 2 (1.67%) WCF
12 2 (1.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.50%) Data Centre
2 8 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 8 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.00%) Replication
4 4 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.33%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.50%) Clustering
5 3 (2.50%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (2.50%) Private Cloud
5 3 (2.50%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.67%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.67%) iPad
6 2 (1.67%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.83%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.83%) FMCG
7 1 (0.83%) iPhone
7 1 (0.83%) PlayStation
7 1 (0.83%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.83%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 39 (32.50%) Windows
2 20 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 11 (9.17%) Windows 7
4 8 (6.67%) Windows 10
4 8 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.33%) Android
7 3 (2.50%) Unix
7 3 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.67%) Linux
9 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.83%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.83%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.83%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.83%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.83%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (25.83%) ITIL
2 18 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (10.00%) CRM
4 12 (10.00%) MVC
5 10 (8.33%) Migration
5 10 (8.33%) Project Management
6 8 (6.67%) Mentoring
6 8 (6.67%) Release Management
7 7 (5.83%) OO
8 6 (5.00%) ETL
9 5 (4.17%) Data Modelling
9 5 (4.17%) DevOps
9 5 (4.17%) Incident Management
9 5 (4.17%) Knowledge Management
9 5 (4.17%) Problem Management
9 5 (4.17%) Service Delivery
10 4 (3.33%) Data Protection
10 4 (3.33%) Performance Management
10 4 (3.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 40 (33.33%) SQL
2 36 (30.00%) C#
3 21 (17.50%) JavaScript
4 17 (14.17%) PowerShell
5 15 (12.50%) VB
6 10 (8.33%) T-SQL
7 4 (3.33%) Ruby
7 4 (3.33%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.83%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.83%) C
8 1 (0.83%) PHP
8 1 (0.83%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (14.17%) Degree
2 13 (10.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (5.00%) CCNA
3 6 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (5.00%) MCSE
4 5 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (3.33%) MCSA
6 2 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.67%) MCSD
7 1 (0.83%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.83%) ACCA
7 1 (0.83%) CCENT
7 1 (0.83%) CIMA
7 1 (0.83%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.83%) MCITP
7 1 (0.83%) MOS
7 1 (0.83%) NCDA
7 1 (0.83%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (0.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.17%) QA
2 2 (1.67%) SLA
3 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 27 (22.50%) Active Directory
2 14 (11.67%) Hyper-V
3 12 (10.00%) XenApp
4 8 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (2.50%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.67%) vSphere
7 1 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.83%) zsh
Systems Management
1 10 (8.33%) SCCM
2 9 (7.50%) SCOM
3 7 (5.83%) SCVMM
4 6 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (5.00%) SCDPM
5 3 (2.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (1.67%) Icinga
6 2 (1.67%) Nagios
6 2 (1.67%) Puppet
6 2 (1.67%) SCOrch
6 2 (1.67%) vRealize
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.83%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 16 (13.33%) Citrix
2 10 (8.33%) VMware
3 8 (6.67%) Cisco
3 8 (6.67%) Oracle
3 8 (6.67%) Sitecore
4 6 (5.00%) ServiceNow
5 5 (4.17%) HP
5 5 (4.17%) SAP
6 4 (3.33%) EMC
6 4 (3.33%) Splunk
7 3 (2.50%) NetApp
7 3 (2.50%) RedGate
8 2 (1.67%) Dell
8 2 (1.67%) Mitel
8 2 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.67%) SonicWALL
8 2 (1.67%) Sun
8 2 (1.67%) Telerik
9 1 (0.83%) Google
9 1 (0.83%) IDERA
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