Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 4 12
Rank change year-on-year -8 +8 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 85 234 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 11.15% 21.71% 13.52%
As % of the Vendors category 23.04% 39.07% 27.91%
Number of salaries quoted 67 176 63
Liverpool median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +17.19% -28.89%
10th Percentile £23,450 £22,000 £19,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £53,875 £47,150
Merseyside median annual salary £36,750 £36,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +2.08% +20.00% -29.41%

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 369 599 326
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 48.43% 55.57% 48.44%
Number of salaries quoted 266 353 246
Liverpool median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,875 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £57,375
Merseyside median annual salary £42,500 £37,700 £39,000
% change year-on-year +12.73% -3.33% -2.50%

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 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 33 (38.82%) ITIL
2 29 (34.12%) Windows
3 25 (29.41%) Finance
4 24 (28.24%) SQL Server
5 22 (25.88%) SQL
6 19 (22.35%) Business Intelligence
7 18 (21.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 16 (18.82%) Windows Server
9 14 (16.47%) Active Directory
9 14 (16.47%) Citrix
10 13 (15.29%) Microsoft Excel
11 11 (12.94%) Oracle
11 11 (12.94%) Management Information System
11 11 (12.94%) Degree
11 11 (12.94%) Office 365
12 10 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 10 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (11.76%) MySQL
12 10 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
13 9 (10.59%) C#
13 9 (10.59%) CRM
13 9 (10.59%) Microsoft Certification
14 8 (9.41%) Middleware
14 8 (9.41%) Cisco
14 8 (9.41%) B2B
14 8 (9.41%) Data Mining
14 8 (9.41%) MS Exchange
14 8 (9.41%) Web Services
14 8 (9.41%) VB

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 8 (9.41%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.06%) CMS
2 6 (7.06%) EPiServer
2 6 (7.06%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (7.06%) SharePoint
2 6 (7.06%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (5.88%) Umbraco
4 4 (4.71%) Skype for Business
5 3 (3.53%) Content Management Server
6 2 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.35%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.18%) Apache
7 1 (1.18%) K2 blackpearl
7 1 (1.18%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 13 (15.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (9.41%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (2.35%) InfoPath
5 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.53%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (2.35%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.35%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.18%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.94%) Office 365
2 5 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.18%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.18%) GitHub
3 1 (1.18%) IaaS
3 1 (1.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.24%) DNS
2 6 (7.06%) LAN
2 6 (7.06%) WAN
3 5 (5.88%) VoIP
4 4 (4.71%) DHCP
4 4 (4.71%) Internet
5 3 (3.53%) BIG-IP
5 3 (3.53%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (3.53%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (3.53%) Network Security
5 3 (3.53%) Skype
5 3 (3.53%) VPN
6 1 (1.18%) ADSL
6 1 (1.18%) Firewall
6 1 (1.18%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.18%) ISDN
6 1 (1.18%) PSTN
6 1 (1.18%) SAN
6 1 (1.18%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.18%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (28.24%) SQL Server
2 18 (21.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (11.76%) MySQL
3 10 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (9.41%) Data Mining
5 7 (8.24%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (8.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (7.06%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (3.53%) MongoDB
7 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (2.35%) Big Data
8 2 (2.35%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (2.35%) Informix
9 1 (1.18%) Event Store
9 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (1.18%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 5 (5.88%) JIRA
2 1 (1.18%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.18%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.18%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.18%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (1.18%) Selenium
2 1 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.18%) TeamCity
General
1 25 (29.41%) Finance
2 5 (5.88%) Marketing
3 4 (4.71%) Banking
3 4 (4.71%) Financial Institution
3 4 (4.71%) Games
4 3 (3.53%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.53%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.35%) Law
6 1 (1.18%) Advertising
6 1 (1.18%) Legal
6 1 (1.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (25.88%) Developer
2 18 (21.18%) Analyst
3 10 (11.76%) SQL Developer
4 9 (10.59%) Architect
4 9 (10.59%) Service Analyst
5 8 (9.41%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (8.24%) Service Desk Analyst
7 6 (7.06%) SQL Server Developer
8 5 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
8 5 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (5.88%) IT Support
8 5 (5.88%) Support Engineer
9 4 (4.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 4 (4.71%) Data Analyst
9 4 (4.71%) Desktop Support
9 4 (4.71%) Network Engineer
9 4 (4.71%) Service Desk Engineer
9 4 (4.71%) Service Management Analyst
9 4 (4.71%) SQL Data Analyst
9 4 (4.71%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.41%) .NET
1 8 (9.41%) ASP.NET
1 8 (9.41%) Middleware
1 8 (9.41%) Web Services
2 5 (5.88%) jQuery
3 4 (4.71%) AngularJS
3 4 (4.71%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (3.53%) CSS
4 3 (3.53%) HTML
4 3 (3.53%) React
5 2 (2.35%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.35%) Ajax
5 2 (2.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (1.18%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 1 (1.18%) Ember.js
6 1 (1.18%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (1.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (1.18%) Vue (Vue.js)
6 1 (1.18%) WCF
6 1 (1.18%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.94%) Management Information System
2 10 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.88%) iPhone
4 4 (4.71%) Driving Licence
4 4 (4.71%) Online Games
5 3 (3.53%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.53%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.35%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.35%) iPad
6 2 (2.35%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.18%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.18%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.18%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.18%) PKI
7 1 (1.18%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 29 (34.12%) Windows
2 16 (18.82%) Windows Server
3 8 (9.41%) Windows 7
4 7 (8.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (8.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (5.88%) Android
6 4 (4.71%) Linux
7 3 (3.53%) Windows 10
8 2 (2.35%) Unix
9 1 (1.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (38.82%) ITIL
2 19 (22.35%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (10.59%) CRM
5 8 (9.41%) B2B
5 8 (9.41%) Data Analysis
6 7 (8.24%) Data Protection
6 7 (8.24%) Problem Management
7 6 (7.06%) Financial Modelling
7 6 (7.06%) MVC
7 6 (7.06%) TOGAF
8 5 (5.88%) ETL
8 5 (5.88%) Information Security
8 5 (5.88%) Performance Optimisation
8 5 (5.88%) Software Testing
9 4 (4.71%) Incident Management
9 4 (4.71%) Kimball Methodology
9 4 (4.71%) Migration
9 4 (4.71%) PRINCE2
9 4 (4.71%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 22 (25.88%) SQL
2 9 (10.59%) C#
3 8 (9.41%) VB
4 7 (8.24%) T-SQL
5 6 (7.06%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.35%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.35%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.18%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (12.94%) Degree
2 9 (10.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (7.06%) Security Cleared
4 5 (5.88%) A+ Certification
4 5 (5.88%) ISTQB
4 5 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (5.88%) Network+ Certification
5 3 (3.53%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (2.35%) CCNA
6 2 (2.35%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.35%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.35%) MCSE
7 1 (1.18%) CCENT
7 1 (1.18%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.18%) MCSA
7 1 (1.18%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.18%) PMP
7 1 (1.18%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.71%) QA
2 2 (2.35%) SLA
3 1 (1.18%) HIPAA
3 1 (1.18%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (16.47%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.71%) XenApp
3 2 (2.35%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.18%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (4.71%) Nagios
1 4 (4.71%) SCCM
2 1 (1.18%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.18%) SCOM
2 1 (1.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (16.47%) Citrix
2 11 (12.94%) Oracle
3 8 (9.41%) Cisco
4 6 (7.06%) Sitecore
4 6 (7.06%) VMware
5 3 (3.53%) Capita
5 3 (3.53%) Cognos
5 3 (3.53%) F5
6 2 (2.35%) Avaya
6 2 (2.35%) HP
7 1 (1.18%) Google
7 1 (1.18%) IDERA
7 1 (1.18%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.18%) SAP
7 1 (1.18%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.18%) Tableau
7 1 (1.18%) Twitter
7 1 (1.18%) Verint