Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 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
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 3 5
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 146 201 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 20.86% 23.87% 22.22%
As % of the Vendors category 36.50% 43.23% 44.80%
Number of salaries quoted 127 182 122
Liverpool median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -1.23%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,625 £21,275
90th Percentile £74,250 £68,750 £52,375
Merseyside median annual salary £36,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% - -1.23%

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 400 465 375
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 57.14% 55.23% 49.60%
Number of salaries quoted 340 319 290
Liverpool median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,725 £25,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £65,000 £52,500
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,900
% change year-on-year - -4.53% +4.75%

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 22 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 38 (26.03%) SQL
2 37 (25.34%) Windows
3 35 (23.97%) Active Directory
4 34 (23.29%) .NET
4 34 (23.29%) SQL Server
4 34 (23.29%) Office 365
5 33 (22.60%) C#
6 31 (21.23%) ITIL
7 26 (17.81%) Advertising
8 25 (17.12%) Microsoft Certification
8 25 (17.12%) Finance
9 24 (16.44%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (15.07%) ASP.NET
11 19 (13.01%) Microsoft Office
12 18 (12.33%) JavaScript
12 18 (12.33%) MVC
12 18 (12.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 18 (12.33%) Windows Server
13 16 (10.96%) ASP.NET MVC
13 16 (10.96%) Business Intelligence
14 15 (10.27%) MS Exchange
14 15 (10.27%) Microsoft Azure
14 15 (10.27%) Problem-Solving
15 14 (9.59%) Citrix
15 14 (9.59%) CMS
16 13 (8.90%) SharePoint
16 13 (8.90%) ERP
17 12 (8.22%) HTML
17 12 (8.22%) SAP
17 12 (8.22%) Dynamics AX

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 15 (10.27%) MS Exchange
2 14 (9.59%) CMS
3 13 (8.90%) SharePoint
4 9 (6.16%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (6.16%) Sitecore CMS
5 8 (5.48%) EPiServer
5 8 (5.48%) Skype for Business
6 5 (3.42%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (3.42%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (2.74%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (2.74%) Umbraco
8 3 (2.05%) Confluence
8 3 (2.05%) Content Management Server
9 2 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.68%) Apache
10 1 (0.68%) Drupal
10 1 (0.68%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (13.01%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (7.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (3.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (2.74%) MS Visio
5 3 (2.05%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (1.37%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (8.22%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (6.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (4.11%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (2.05%) Sage 200
5 2 (1.37%) BPCS
5 2 (1.37%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (1.37%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.68%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 34 (23.29%) Office 365
2 15 (10.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (8.22%) Dynamics 365
4 10 (6.85%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (4.79%) IaaS
5 7 (4.79%) SaaS
6 3 (2.05%) PaaS
7 1 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.68%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.68%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.53%) DNS
2 8 (5.48%) Skype
3 6 (4.11%) VoIP
4 4 (2.74%) DHCP
4 4 (2.74%) Firewall
4 4 (2.74%) LAN
4 4 (2.74%) WAN
4 4 (2.74%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (2.05%) Internet
5 3 (2.05%) SAN
5 3 (2.05%) VPN
6 2 (1.37%) IP Telephony
6 2 (1.37%) NetScaler
6 2 (1.37%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.68%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.68%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.68%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.68%) Network Security
7 1 (0.68%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (23.29%) SQL Server
2 18 (12.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (7.53%) Power BI
3 11 (7.53%) QlikView
4 10 (6.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (4.79%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (4.11%) MySQL
7 4 (2.74%) Big Data
7 4 (2.74%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.74%) Snowflake Schema
7 4 (2.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (2.05%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (2.05%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (1.37%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (1.37%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.37%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.68%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.68%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.68%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 12 (8.22%) JIRA
2 3 (2.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (17.81%) Advertising
2 25 (17.12%) Finance
3 8 (5.48%) Marketing
4 7 (4.79%) Banking
4 7 (4.79%) Games
4 7 (4.79%) Manufacturing
4 7 (4.79%) Retail
4 7 (4.79%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.42%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.74%) Law
7 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.68%) Legal
Job Titles
1 36 (24.66%) Developer
2 25 (17.12%) Analyst
3 18 (12.33%) Architect
4 12 (8.22%) Infrastructure Architect
5 11 (7.53%) Cloud Architect
5 11 (7.53%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 11 (7.53%) Consultant
6 9 (6.16%) Software Developer
6 9 (6.16%) Support Analyst
7 8 (5.48%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 8 (5.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (4.79%) .NET Developer
8 7 (4.79%) Desktop Support
9 6 (4.11%) Administrator
9 6 (4.11%) Service Analyst
9 6 (4.11%) Support Engineer
10 5 (3.42%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (3.42%) Systems Support
10 5 (3.42%) Systems Support Analyst
10 5 (3.42%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (23.29%) .NET
2 22 (15.07%) ASP.NET
3 16 (10.96%) ASP.NET MVC
4 12 (8.22%) HTML
5 11 (7.53%) CSS
6 8 (5.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 8 (5.48%) RESTful
7 6 (4.11%) AngularJS
7 6 (4.11%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (2.74%) Kafka
9 3 (2.05%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 3 (2.05%) jQuery
9 3 (2.05%) React
9 3 (2.05%) WCF
9 3 (2.05%) Web Services
10 2 (1.37%) HTML5
10 2 (1.37%) XML
11 1 (0.68%) Razor View Engine
11 1 (0.68%) REST
11 1 (0.68%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.53%) Data Centre
2 10 (6.85%) Driving Licence
3 8 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.79%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (4.11%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.05%) Online Games
6 3 (2.05%) User Experience
7 2 (1.37%) Clustering
7 2 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.37%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.37%) FMCG
7 2 (1.37%) iPad
7 2 (1.37%) iPhone
7 2 (1.37%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.37%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.37%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.37%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.37%) Wiki
8 1 (0.68%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.68%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 37 (25.34%) Windows
2 18 (12.33%) Windows Server
3 11 (7.53%) Windows 7
4 9 (6.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (4.79%) Windows 10
6 5 (3.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (3.42%) Windows XP
7 4 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.05%) Android
9 2 (1.37%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.68%) Linux
10 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (21.23%) ITIL
2 24 (16.44%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (12.33%) MVC
4 16 (10.96%) Business Intelligence
5 15 (10.27%) Problem-Solving
6 13 (8.90%) ERP
7 12 (8.22%) Privileged Access Management
8 11 (7.53%) CRM
8 11 (7.53%) Logistics
8 11 (7.53%) Project Management
9 10 (6.85%) Scrum
10 9 (6.16%) Presales
11 8 (5.48%) ETL
12 7 (4.79%) Migration
12 7 (4.79%) Mobile Device Management
12 7 (4.79%) PRINCE2
12 7 (4.79%) Problem Management
12 7 (4.79%) SDLC
12 7 (4.79%) Web Development
13 6 (4.11%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 38 (26.03%) SQL
2 33 (22.60%) C#
3 18 (12.33%) JavaScript
4 11 (7.53%) T-SQL
5 4 (2.74%) C
6 3 (2.05%) C++
6 3 (2.05%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.05%) VB
7 2 (1.37%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.68%) Java
8 1 (0.68%) Python
8 1 (0.68%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.68%) X++
Qualifications
1 25 (17.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (6.85%) Degree
3 8 (5.48%) Security Cleared
4 6 (4.11%) ISTQB
4 6 (4.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (2.05%) MCSE
6 2 (1.37%) A+ Certification
6 2 (1.37%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.37%) MCITP
6 2 (1.37%) MCP
6 2 (1.37%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (1.37%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.68%) ACCA
7 1 (0.68%) CIMA
7 1 (0.68%) MCAD
7 1 (0.68%) MCSA
7 1 (0.68%) PMP
7 1 (0.68%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.42%) QA
2 4 (2.74%) SLA
3 1 (0.68%) PMO
System Software
1 35 (23.97%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.48%) Hyper-V
3 7 (4.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.74%) XenApp
5 3 (2.05%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.37%) Firmware
6 2 (1.37%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (6.16%) SCCM
2 3 (2.05%) Nagios
2 3 (2.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (1.37%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (1.37%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.37%) SCOM
4 1 (0.68%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (9.59%) Citrix
2 12 (8.22%) SAP
3 11 (7.53%) VMware
4 10 (6.85%) Sitecore
5 6 (4.11%) Cisco
6 5 (3.42%) Google
6 5 (3.42%) HP
6 5 (3.42%) Sage
6 5 (3.42%) Tableau
6 5 (3.42%) Twitter
7 4 (2.74%) Capita
8 3 (2.05%) Symantec
8 3 (2.05%) Veeam
9 2 (1.37%) 3PAR
9 2 (1.37%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 2 (1.37%) Epicor
9 2 (1.37%) IFS
9 2 (1.37%) Infor
9 2 (1.37%) Oracle
9 2 (1.37%) Veritas