Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 3 7
Rank change year-on-year -5 +4 +5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 117 226 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 16.46% 23.44% 18.95%
As % of the Vendors category 29.47% 41.62% 39.84%
Number of salaries quoted 99 183 111
Liverpool median annual salary £35,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.65% +6.25% -15.79%
10th Percentile £22,625 £23,000 £19,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,750 £50,000
Merseyside median annual salary £32,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -23.53% +6.25% -5.88%

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 397 543 364
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 55.84% 56.33% 47.58%
Number of salaries quoted 313 339 280
Liverpool median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -2.44%
10th Percentile £25,100 £25,950 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 25 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 44 (37.61%) Windows
2 38 (32.48%) ITIL
3 35 (29.91%) Active Directory
4 28 (23.93%) Office 365
5 27 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 26 (22.22%) SQL
7 22 (18.80%) Finance
7 22 (18.80%) Windows Server
8 20 (17.09%) .NET
8 20 (17.09%) C#
8 20 (17.09%) SQL Server
9 18 (15.38%) MS Exchange
10 17 (14.53%) Microsoft Office
10 17 (14.53%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (13.68%) Advertising
11 16 (13.68%) ASP.NET
11 16 (13.68%) Citrix
12 15 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
13 14 (11.97%) DNS
13 14 (11.97%) Microsoft Excel
13 14 (11.97%) MVC
13 14 (11.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 13 (11.11%) CMS
14 13 (11.11%) JavaScript
14 13 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
14 13 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
15 12 (10.26%) ASP.NET MVC
15 12 (10.26%) Driving Licence
15 12 (10.26%) Security Cleared
16 11 (9.40%) SCCM

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 18 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 13 (11.11%) CMS
2 13 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (8.55%) Skype for Business
4 8 (6.84%) Sitecore CMS
5 6 (5.13%) EPiServer
5 6 (5.13%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.71%) Content Management Server
6 2 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.71%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.71%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.85%) Apache
7 1 (0.85%) Drupal
Applications
1 17 (14.53%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (11.97%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (3.42%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (2.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (1.71%) InfoPath
5 2 (1.71%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (6.84%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (5.98%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.71%) Sage 200
3 2 (1.71%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.85%) BPCS
4 1 (0.85%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.85%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.85%) Magento
4 1 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 28 (23.93%) Office 365
2 13 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.27%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.71%) IaaS
4 2 (1.71%) PaaS
5 1 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.85%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.85%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.97%) DNS
2 9 (7.69%) Skype
2 9 (7.69%) VoIP
3 6 (5.13%) Internet
3 6 (5.13%) LAN
3 6 (5.13%) WAN
4 5 (4.27%) DHCP
4 5 (4.27%) VPN
5 3 (2.56%) BIG-IP
5 3 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (2.56%) Firewall
5 3 (2.56%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (2.56%) IP Telephony
5 3 (2.56%) Network Security
5 3 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (1.71%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.85%) ADSL
7 1 (0.85%) ISDN
7 1 (0.85%) PSTN
7 1 (0.85%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (17.09%) SQL Server
2 14 (11.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (5.98%) MySQL
4 6 (5.13%) Power BI
4 6 (5.13%) QlikView
5 4 (3.42%) Data Mining
5 4 (3.42%) Snowflake Schema
5 4 (3.42%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (2.56%) Big Data
6 3 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.71%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.71%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.71%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.85%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.85%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.85%) MS Access
8 1 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (6.84%) JIRA
2 3 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (18.80%) Finance
2 16 (13.68%) Advertising
3 10 (8.55%) Games
4 7 (5.98%) Banking
4 7 (5.98%) Telecoms
5 5 (4.27%) Financial Institution
5 5 (4.27%) Retail
6 4 (3.42%) Marketing
7 3 (2.56%) Law
8 2 (1.71%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.71%) Legal
8 2 (1.71%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (27.35%) Analyst
2 21 (17.95%) Developer
3 11 (9.40%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 11 (9.40%) Support Analyst
4 9 (7.69%) Consultant
4 9 (7.69%) Service Analyst
4 9 (7.69%) Software Developer
5 8 (6.84%) Desktop Support
5 8 (6.84%) Support Engineer
6 7 (5.98%) Architect
6 7 (5.98%) Data Analyst
6 7 (5.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (5.13%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (5.13%) Service Desk Analyst
7 6 (5.13%) SQL Analyst
7 6 (5.13%) SQL Data Analyst
7 6 (5.13%) Test Analyst
8 5 (4.27%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 5 (4.27%) IT Support
8 5 (4.27%) Microsoft Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (17.09%) .NET
2 16 (13.68%) ASP.NET
3 12 (10.26%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (6.84%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 7 (5.98%) HTML
6 6 (5.13%) AngularJS
6 6 (5.13%) CSS
7 4 (3.42%) RESTful
7 4 (3.42%) Web Services
8 3 (2.56%) jQuery
8 3 (2.56%) React
9 2 (1.71%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (1.71%) HTML5
9 2 (1.71%) Kafka
9 2 (1.71%) Middleware
10 1 (0.85%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.85%) Razor View Engine
10 1 (0.85%) REST
10 1 (0.85%) WCF
10 1 (0.85%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.26%) Driving Licence
2 8 (6.84%) Client/Server
3 7 (5.98%) Data Centre
4 6 (5.13%) Online Games
5 5 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.42%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.56%) iPad
7 3 (2.56%) iPhone
8 2 (1.71%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.71%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.71%) FMCG
8 2 (1.71%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.71%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.71%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.71%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.71%) User Experience
8 2 (1.71%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.85%) Fintech
9 1 (0.85%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.85%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 44 (37.61%) Windows
2 22 (18.80%) Windows Server
3 11 (9.40%) Windows 7
4 10 (8.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (5.98%) Windows 10
6 6 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (4.27%) Windows XP
8 4 (3.42%) Android
8 4 (3.42%) Linux
8 4 (3.42%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (32.48%) ITIL
2 17 (14.53%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (11.97%) MVC
5 11 (9.40%) CRM
6 10 (8.55%) Problem Management
7 9 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
8 8 (6.84%) Kalman Filter
9 7 (5.98%) ERP
10 6 (5.13%) Analytics
10 6 (5.13%) Content Management
10 6 (5.13%) ETL
10 6 (5.13%) Incident Management
10 6 (5.13%) SDLC
10 6 (5.13%) Software Testing
11 5 (4.27%) Information Security
11 5 (4.27%) Logistics
11 5 (4.27%) Migration
11 5 (4.27%) Scrum
11 5 (4.27%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (22.22%) SQL
2 20 (17.09%) C#
3 13 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 5 (4.27%) T-SQL
5 4 (3.42%) VB
6 1 (0.85%) C++
6 1 (0.85%) Java
6 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.85%) Python
6 1 (0.85%) TypeScript
6 1 (0.85%) X++
Qualifications
1 27 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (10.26%) Security Cleared
3 8 (6.84%) Degree
4 6 (5.13%) ISTQB
4 6 (5.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (2.56%) A+ Certification
5 3 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.56%) MCSE
5 3 (2.56%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (1.71%) MCITP
7 1 (0.85%) CCNA
7 1 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.85%) MCAD
7 1 (0.85%) MCSA
7 1 (0.85%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.85%) PMP
7 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.27%) QA
1 5 (4.27%) SLA
2 1 (0.85%) HIPAA
2 1 (0.85%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.85%) PMO
System Software
1 35 (29.91%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.42%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.56%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.71%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (9.40%) SCCM
2 3 (2.56%) Nagios
3 2 (1.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.85%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.85%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 16 (13.68%) Citrix
2 10 (8.55%) VMware
3 9 (7.69%) SAP
4 8 (6.84%) Cisco
4 8 (6.84%) Sitecore
5 5 (4.27%) Capita
5 5 (4.27%) Google
5 5 (4.27%) Twitter
6 4 (3.42%) Oracle
6 4 (3.42%) Tableau
7 3 (2.56%) F5
7 3 (2.56%) HP
7 3 (2.56%) Sage
8 2 (1.71%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 2 (1.71%) Avaya
8 2 (1.71%) Symantec
8 2 (1.71%) Veeam
9 1 (0.85%) Apple
9 1 (0.85%) Epicor
9 1 (0.85%) Salesforce.com