Period
to 17 January 2019

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 January 2019 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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1 9 3
Rank change year-on-year +8 -6 +5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 146 97 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 26.35% 14.14% 23.05%
As % of the Vendors category 48.50% 30.79% 40.20%
Number of salaries quoted 123 78 182
Liverpool median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £43,174
Median salary % change year-on-year - -13.14% +34.92%
10th Percentile £23,550 £22,625 £25,750
90th Percentile £62,250 £64,125 £65,000
Merseyside median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +23.08%

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 301 315 587
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 54.33% 45.92% 57.32%
Number of salaries quoted 227 232 364
Liverpool median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £43,174
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -1.56% +7.94%
10th Percentile £23,900 £25,075 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,275 £57,500
Merseyside median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.75% - -

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 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 64 (43.84%) Windows
2 46 (31.51%) SQL Server
3 40 (27.40%) Finance
4 38 (26.03%) SQL
5 37 (25.34%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (23.97%) .NET
7 34 (23.29%) C#
8 32 (21.92%) ITIL
9 31 (21.23%) Microsoft Office
10 30 (20.55%) Active Directory
11 29 (19.86%) VMware
11 29 (19.86%) Problem-Solving
12 24 (16.44%) T-SQL
12 24 (16.44%) SOAP
13 23 (15.75%) WCF
14 21 (14.38%) Web Services
15 20 (13.70%) Citrix
15 20 (13.70%) .NET Framework
15 20 (13.70%) Windows Server
16 19 (13.01%) Acceptance Criteria
16 19 (13.01%) PMI Certification
17 18 (12.33%) PMI
17 18 (12.33%) Microsoft Excel
17 18 (12.33%) TDD
17 18 (12.33%) Stakeholder Management
17 18 (12.33%) Problem Management
17 18 (12.33%) RESTful
17 18 (12.33%) Microsoft Azure
18 17 (11.64%) Analytical Skills
18 17 (11.64%) Linux

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 11 (7.53%) MS Exchange
2 9 (6.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (2.74%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (2.05%) IIS
5 2 (1.37%) Apache
5 2 (1.37%) CMS
5 2 (1.37%) Content Management Server
5 2 (1.37%) EPiServer
5 2 (1.37%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.37%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (1.37%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.68%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 31 (21.23%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (12.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (9.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.68%) Camtasia
5 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (4.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.37%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.37%) iTrent
2 2 (1.37%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.68%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 18 (12.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (8.90%) Office 365
3 9 (6.16%) IaaS
3 9 (6.16%) PaaS
4 7 (4.79%) SaaS
5 3 (2.05%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (1.37%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.68%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.68%) npm
7 1 (0.68%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.64%) WAN
2 12 (8.22%) Firewall
3 11 (7.53%) LAN
4 7 (4.79%) TCP/IP
4 7 (4.79%) Wireless
5 6 (4.11%) DHCP
5 6 (4.11%) DNS
5 6 (4.11%) SAN
5 6 (4.11%) VoIP
6 5 (3.42%) Internet
7 4 (2.74%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (2.74%) NAS
7 4 (2.74%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (2.05%) FCoE
8 3 (2.05%) iSCSI
9 2 (1.37%) VPN
10 1 (0.68%) FTP
10 1 (0.68%) Skype
10 1 (0.68%) Structured Cabling
10 1 (0.68%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (31.51%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (6.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (6.16%) Power BI
5 8 (5.48%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (4.79%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (2.74%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (2.74%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (2.74%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (2.05%) OLAP
8 3 (2.05%) QlikView
8 3 (2.05%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (2.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.37%) MS Access
9 2 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.37%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.37%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.68%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.68%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.68%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 17 (11.64%) Visual Studio
2 16 (10.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (2.74%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (2.05%) SoapUI
4 3 (2.05%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.68%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.68%) gulp
5 1 (0.68%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.68%) JIRA
5 1 (0.68%) jspm
5 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 40 (27.40%) Finance
2 13 (8.90%) Banking
3 6 (4.11%) Advertising
4 2 (1.37%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.37%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.68%) Law
5 1 (0.68%) Marketing
5 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (29.45%) Developer
2 28 (19.18%) Analyst
3 18 (12.33%) .NET Developer
3 18 (12.33%) C# Developer
4 15 (10.27%) C# .NET Developer
4 15 (10.27%) Technical Support
5 13 (8.90%) Support Analyst
6 12 (8.22%) IT Support
7 10 (6.85%) Desktop Support
8 9 (6.16%) Infrastructure Support
8 9 (6.16%) Team Leader
9 8 (5.48%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 8 (5.48%) Support Engineer
10 7 (4.79%) Architect
10 7 (4.79%) Cisco Support
10 7 (4.79%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (4.79%) Support Team Leader
10 7 (4.79%) Unix Support
11 6 (4.11%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
11 6 (4.11%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (23.97%) .NET
2 24 (16.44%) SOAP
3 23 (15.75%) WCF
4 21 (14.38%) Web Services
5 20 (13.70%) .NET Framework
6 18 (12.33%) RESTful
7 7 (4.79%) ASP.NET
8 6 (4.11%) HTML
8 6 (4.11%) Middleware
9 5 (3.42%) CSS
10 4 (2.74%) .NET Core
10 4 (2.74%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (2.74%) Entity Framework
10 4 (2.74%) HTML5
11 3 (2.05%) jQuery
12 2 (1.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 2 (1.37%) CSS3
13 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET Web API
13 1 (0.68%) React
13 1 (0.68%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.33%) PMI
2 17 (11.64%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (8.90%) Clustering
4 8 (5.48%) iPhone
5 7 (4.79%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (4.79%) Fat Client
5 7 (4.79%) Hybrid Cloud
5 7 (4.79%) Thin Client
6 4 (2.74%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.74%) iPad
6 4 (2.74%) Smartphone
7 3 (2.05%) Replication
8 2 (1.37%) Augmented Reality
8 2 (1.37%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.37%) e-Learning
8 2 (1.37%) PKI
8 2 (1.37%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.68%) EPoS
9 1 (0.68%) SCORM
9 1 (0.68%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 64 (43.84%) Windows
2 20 (13.70%) Windows Server
3 17 (11.64%) Linux
4 12 (8.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (7.53%) Windows 7
6 10 (6.85%) Unix
7 8 (5.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (4.79%) AIX
9 5 (3.42%) Windows 10
10 3 (2.05%) Android
10 3 (2.05%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.37%) CentOS
11 2 (1.37%) Debian
11 2 (1.37%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (25.34%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (21.92%) ITIL
3 29 (19.86%) Problem-Solving
4 19 (13.01%) Acceptance Criteria
5 18 (12.33%) Problem Management
5 18 (12.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (12.33%) TDD
6 15 (10.27%) BDD
6 15 (10.27%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (8.90%) Incident Management
8 12 (8.22%) Service Management
9 10 (6.85%) Analytical Thinking
9 10 (6.85%) Creative Thinking
9 10 (6.85%) Information Security
9 10 (6.85%) Process Management
10 9 (6.16%) IT Strategy
10 9 (6.16%) Release Management
10 9 (6.16%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
11 8 (5.48%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (5.48%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 38 (26.03%) SQL
2 34 (23.29%) C#
3 24 (16.44%) T-SQL
4 11 (7.53%) JavaScript
5 9 (6.16%) PowerShell
6 7 (4.79%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.37%) C
8 1 (0.68%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.68%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (13.01%) PMI Certification
2 9 (6.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (4.79%) Degree
4 6 (4.11%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.05%) A+ Certification
5 3 (2.05%) MCP
5 3 (2.05%) Network+ Certification
5 3 (2.05%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.37%) HND
6 2 (1.37%) MCDST
6 2 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.68%) CEH
7 1 (0.68%) CISA
7 1 (0.68%) CISM
7 1 (0.68%) CISSP
7 1 (0.68%) CRISC
7 1 (0.68%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 1 (0.68%) PMP
7 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.11%) GDPR
2 3 (2.05%) PMO
3 1 (0.68%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (20.55%) Active Directory
2 12 (8.22%) Hyper-V
3 11 (7.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (4.79%) PowerHA
4 7 (4.79%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (4.11%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.05%) NFS
6 3 (2.05%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (2.05%) vSphere
6 3 (2.05%) XenApp
7 1 (0.68%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.68%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 5 (3.42%) NetBackup
2 4 (2.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (2.05%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.05%) vRealize
4 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (1.37%) SCCM
4 2 (1.37%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.68%) SCOM
5 1 (0.68%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 29 (19.86%) VMware
2 20 (13.70%) Citrix
3 16 (10.96%) Cisco
4 8 (5.48%) Oracle
5 7 (4.79%) IBM
5 7 (4.79%) Intel
6 5 (3.42%) SAP
6 5 (3.42%) Veritas
7 4 (2.74%) EMC
7 4 (2.74%) HP
7 4 (2.74%) MuleSoft
7 4 (2.74%) NetApp
7 4 (2.74%) Tableau
8 3 (2.05%) 3PAR
8 3 (2.05%) Avaya
8 3 (2.05%) Veeam
9 2 (1.37%) Lotus
9 2 (1.37%) McAfee
9 2 (1.37%) Sitecore
9 2 (1.37%) SolarWinds