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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Merseyside / Liverpool
Rank 6 4 9
Rank change year-on-year -2 +5  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 77 106 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 19.40% 27.04% 17.13%
As % of the Vendors category 37.20% 52.48% 40.44%
Number of salaries quoted 66 76 54
Median salary £41,750 £42,375 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.47% +5.93%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £27,250 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £53,750 £52,500
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 Liverpool.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Liverpool
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 207 202 183
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 52.14% 51.53% 42.36%
Number of salaries quoted 140 156 147
Median salary £43,000 £42,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.77% +5.62%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Liverpool

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 26 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 90 (40.72%) SQL Server
2 82 (37.10%) Windows
3 67 (30.32%) SQL
4 62 (28.05%) Windows Server
5 60 (27.15%) ITIL
6 57 (25.79%) .NET
7 56 (25.34%) MS Excel
8 55 (24.89%) Finance
9 54 (24.43%) MS Office
9 54 (24.43%) Microsoft Azure
10 52 (23.53%) C#
11 43 (19.46%) PowerShell
12 41 (18.55%) Hyper-V
12 41 (18.55%) JavaScript
13 40 (18.10%) Linux
13 40 (18.10%) Agile Software Development
14 38 (17.19%) Data Centre
15 34 (15.38%) PRINCE2
16 32 (14.48%) Active Directory
17 31 (14.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 28 (12.67%) VMware
19 27 (12.22%) Banking
20 26 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
20 26 (11.76%) ASP.NET
20 26 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
21 25 (11.31%) Office 365
21 25 (11.31%) Data Warehouse
21 25 (11.31%) CRM
22 24 (10.86%) Private Cloud
23 23 (10.41%) Degree

Microsoft
Top Related 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 22 (9.95%) IIS
2 15 (6.79%) MS Exchange
3 10 (4.52%) CMS
3 10 (4.52%) SharePoint
3 10 (4.52%) Skype for Business
4 9 (4.07%) Apache
4 9 (4.07%) Sitecore CMS
4 9 (4.07%) Tomcat
5 7 (3.17%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (3.17%) Umbraco
6 6 (2.71%) JBoss
7 5 (2.26%) EPiServer
7 5 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.36%) GroupWise
10 1 (0.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 56 (25.34%) MS Excel
2 54 (24.43%) MS Office
3 16 (7.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.26%) MS Project
5 4 (1.81%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (8.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (4.07%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.36%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.90%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 54 (24.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (11.31%) Office 365
3 18 (8.14%) IaaS
3 18 (8.14%) PaaS
4 16 (7.24%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (3.17%) SaaS
6 5 (2.26%) GitHub
7 4 (1.81%) Amazon S3
7 4 (1.81%) Sumo Logic
8 2 (0.90%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 21 (9.50%) SAN
2 12 (5.43%) DNS
2 12 (5.43%) VPN
3 10 (4.52%) DHCP
4 8 (3.62%) LAN
4 8 (3.62%) Skype
5 7 (3.17%) VoIP
5 7 (3.17%) WAN
6 6 (2.71%) Firewall
6 6 (2.71%) Internet
6 6 (2.71%) Network Security
7 4 (1.81%) NAS
8 3 (1.36%) VLAN
9 2 (0.90%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.45%) IMAP
10 1 (0.45%) IP Telephony
10 1 (0.45%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.45%) SMTP
10 1 (0.45%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (40.72%) SQL Server
2 31 (14.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 25 (11.31%) Data Warehouse
4 23 (10.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (4.98%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (4.52%) MongoDB
7 9 (4.07%) MySQL
8 8 (3.62%) SQL Server 2014
8 8 (3.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (3.17%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (2.71%) Azure SQL Database
11 5 (2.26%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
11 5 (2.26%) Relational Database
11 5 (2.26%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (1.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 4 (1.81%) NoSQL
13 3 (1.36%) Big Data
13 3 (1.36%) QlikView
14 2 (0.90%) Data Mining
14 2 (0.90%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 12 (5.43%) Visual Studio
2 5 (2.26%) Bitbucket
2 5 (2.26%) JIRA
2 5 (2.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.90%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.45%) AdminStudio
4 1 (0.45%) MSTest
4 1 (0.45%) NUnit
4 1 (0.45%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.45%) Selenium
4 1 (0.45%) WebDriver
General
1 55 (24.89%) Finance
2 27 (12.22%) Banking
3 14 (6.33%) Advertising
4 12 (5.43%) Pharmaceutical
5 7 (3.17%) Marketing
6 3 (1.36%) Back Office
6 3 (1.36%) Law
6 3 (1.36%) Legal
6 3 (1.36%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.36%) Retail
7 2 (0.90%) Electronics
7 2 (0.90%) Games
7 2 (0.90%) Publishing
7 2 (0.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (18.10%) Analyst
1 40 (18.10%) Developer
2 18 (8.14%) Data Analyst
3 15 (6.79%) Architect
4 14 (6.33%) Cloud Engineer
4 14 (6.33%) Windows Engineer
5 13 (5.88%) .NET Developer
5 13 (5.88%) Administrator
5 13 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 13 (5.88%) SQL Analyst
5 13 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
6 12 (5.43%) DBA
6 12 (5.43%) Infrastructure Architect
7 11 (4.98%) IT Engineer
7 11 (4.98%) Server Engineer
7 11 (4.98%) SQL Data Analyst
7 11 (4.98%) SQL DBA
7 11 (4.98%) Windows Server Engineer
8 10 (4.52%) CRM Developer
8 10 (4.52%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (25.79%) .NET
2 26 (11.76%) ASP.NET
3 21 (9.50%) jQuery
4 18 (8.14%) HTML
5 17 (7.69%) CSS
6 11 (4.98%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (4.07%) .NET Framework
7 9 (4.07%) Ajax
7 9 (4.07%) HTML5
7 9 (4.07%) REST
7 9 (4.07%) Web Services
7 9 (4.07%) XML
8 8 (3.62%) Middleware
8 8 (3.62%) SOAP
9 7 (3.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 7 (3.17%) LINQ
10 6 (2.71%) WinForms
11 5 (2.26%) AngularJS
11 5 (2.26%) CSS3
11 5 (2.26%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 38 (17.19%) Data Centre
2 24 (10.86%) Private Cloud
3 20 (9.05%) Hybrid Cloud
4 18 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (8.14%) Management Information System
5 11 (4.98%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (4.98%) Public Cloud
6 10 (4.52%) Replication
6 10 (4.52%) Video Conferencing
7 8 (3.62%) Clustering
8 6 (2.71%) Computer Science
9 5 (2.26%) NHS
10 4 (1.81%) BYOD
11 3 (1.36%) FMCG
12 2 (0.90%) Driving Licence
12 2 (0.90%) iPad
12 2 (0.90%) N-Tier
13 1 (0.45%) FlexPod
13 1 (0.45%) PlayStation
13 1 (0.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 82 (37.10%) Windows
2 62 (28.05%) Windows Server
3 40 (18.10%) Linux
4 18 (8.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (3.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (2.71%) OpenVMS
7 6 (2.71%) Solaris
7 6 (2.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (2.26%) CentOS
8 5 (2.26%) Unix
8 5 (2.26%) VMS
8 5 (2.26%) Windows 10
9 3 (1.36%) Fedora
9 3 (1.36%) HPUX
9 3 (1.36%) Ubuntu
9 3 (1.36%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.36%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.90%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.90%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (27.15%) ITIL
2 40 (18.10%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (15.38%) PRINCE2
4 26 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
5 25 (11.31%) CRM
6 19 (8.60%) ITIL V3
7 15 (6.79%) Case Management
8 14 (6.33%) DevOps
8 14 (6.33%) Mentoring
8 14 (6.33%) Project Management
9 13 (5.88%) ITSM
9 13 (5.88%) MVC
10 12 (5.43%) Programme Management
10 12 (5.43%) Release Management
10 12 (5.43%) Service Management
11 11 (4.98%) Data Modelling
12 10 (4.52%) Data Protection
12 10 (4.52%) Migration
12 10 (4.52%) Service Delivery
13 9 (4.07%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 67 (30.32%) SQL
2 52 (23.53%) C#
3 43 (19.46%) PowerShell
4 41 (18.55%) JavaScript
5 12 (5.43%) T-SQL
6 11 (4.98%) VB
7 8 (3.62%) Ruby
8 5 (2.26%) VB.NET
9 4 (1.81%) Bash Shell
9 4 (1.81%) C++
9 4 (1.81%) Java
9 4 (1.81%) Perl
9 4 (1.81%) Python
10 3 (1.36%) Bourne shell
10 3 (1.36%) Korn
11 2 (0.90%) C
12 1 (0.45%) ABAP
12 1 (0.45%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (10.41%) Degree
2 21 (9.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (4.52%) MCSE
4 9 (4.07%) ISEB
5 7 (3.17%) CCNA
5 7 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (2.71%) EMC Certification
7 3 (1.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.90%) MCSD
8 2 (0.90%) MOS
9 1 (0.45%) ACCA
9 1 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.45%) CIMA
9 1 (0.45%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.45%) MCITP
9 1 (0.45%) NCDA
9 1 (0.45%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.45%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.45%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.17%) QA
2 5 (2.26%) SLA
3 3 (1.36%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.90%) PMO
5 1 (0.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 41 (18.55%) Hyper-V
2 32 (14.48%) Active Directory
3 26 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (4.07%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (1.81%) vSphere
6 3 (1.36%) NDS
6 3 (1.36%) NetIQ eDirectory
7 2 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.90%) XenApp
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.45%) pfSense
8 1 (0.45%) zsh
Systems Management
1 18 (8.14%) SCCM
2 13 (5.88%) SCOM
3 10 (4.52%) AirWatch
3 10 (4.52%) NetBackup
3 10 (4.52%) SCVMM
4 7 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (2.71%) Puppet
6 5 (2.26%) SCOrch
7 4 (1.81%) Failover Clustering
7 4 (1.81%) SCDPM
8 3 (1.36%) Icinga
8 3 (1.36%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (1.36%) vRealize
9 1 (0.45%) Nagios
9 1 (0.45%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 28 (12.67%) VMware
2 22 (9.95%) Oracle
3 19 (8.60%) Citrix
4 16 (7.24%) Cisco
5 12 (5.43%) EMC
5 12 (5.43%) Red Hat
6 10 (4.52%) NetApp
7 9 (4.07%) Sitecore
8 7 (3.17%) SAP
9 6 (2.71%) HP
9 6 (2.71%) IBM
9 6 (2.71%) Software AG
10 4 (1.81%) Dell
10 4 (1.81%) RedGate
10 4 (1.81%) Splunk
11 3 (1.36%) ServiceNow
12 2 (0.90%) Mitel
12 2 (0.90%) SonicWALL
12 2 (0.90%) Sun
13 1 (0.45%) Temenos
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Elevate Recruitment
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Elevate Recruitment
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Lancashire
ShortList Recruitment Limited
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + ITIL certs + package
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Depending on experience + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool
Next Ventures Limited
Posted: 11 days ago
Liverpool
Next Ventures Limited
Posted: 16 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + + Great Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £47000 - £56000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £25000 - £39000 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Liverpool
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + flexible working
Posted: 23 days ago
Liverpool
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Flexible Working Hours
Posted: 23 days ago