Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 16 5
Rank change year-on-year +15 -11 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 158 74 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 26.47% 9.85% 20.16%
As % of the Vendors category 47.59% 21.14% 36.49%
Number of salaries quoted 134 63 162
Liverpool median annual salary £37,750 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.18% +13.33% +17.19%
10th Percentile £22,250 £24,950 £22,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £73,500 £53,750
Merseyside median annual salary £37,500 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -3.85% +11.43% +16.67%

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 332 350 559
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 55.61% 46.60% 55.24%
Number of salaries quoted 248 243 336
Liverpool median annual salary £41,000 £45,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.89% +11.11% +10.96%
10th Percentile £22,250 £28,050 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,550 £67,500 £57,500
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +11.84% +1.33%

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 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 59 (37.34%) SQL Server
2 56 (35.44%) SQL
3 49 (31.01%) Windows
4 40 (25.32%) C#
4 40 (25.32%) .NET
5 39 (24.68%) Finance
5 39 (24.68%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (20.25%) T-SQL
7 31 (19.62%) Microsoft Office
8 30 (18.99%) ITIL
8 30 (18.99%) Active Directory
9 22 (13.92%) Microsoft Azure
10 20 (12.66%) JavaScript
10 20 (12.66%) VMware
11 18 (11.39%) SOAP
11 18 (11.39%) Office 365
12 17 (10.76%) WCF
12 17 (10.76%) Citrix
12 17 (10.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 16 (10.13%) Team Foundation Server
13 16 (10.13%) Problem-Solving
14 15 (9.49%) Windows Server
14 15 (9.49%) PowerShell
14 15 (9.49%) Release Management
14 15 (9.49%) .NET Framework
14 15 (9.49%) Business Intelligence
14 15 (9.49%) Web Services
14 15 (9.49%) Visual Studio
15 14 (8.86%) Microsoft Excel
15 14 (8.86%) Microsoft Certification

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 14 (8.86%) MS Exchange
2 9 (5.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (5.70%) IIS
3 6 (3.80%) CMS
3 6 (3.80%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (3.16%) Apache
4 5 (3.16%) EPiServer
4 5 (3.16%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.16%) Tomcat
4 5 (3.16%) Umbraco
5 4 (2.53%) Kentico
6 3 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.27%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.63%) Confluence
8 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 31 (19.62%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (8.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (5.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.90%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.63%) Camtasia
6 1 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (6.96%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (4.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.27%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.63%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.63%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 22 (13.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (11.39%) Office 365
3 11 (6.96%) Dynamics 365
4 8 (5.06%) IaaS
4 8 (5.06%) PaaS
5 7 (4.43%) SaaS
6 2 (1.27%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.63%) npm
7 1 (0.63%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.96%) WAN
2 9 (5.70%) DNS
3 8 (5.06%) DHCP
3 8 (5.06%) TCP/IP
4 6 (3.80%) LAN
5 5 (3.16%) VoIP
6 4 (2.53%) SAN
7 3 (1.90%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (1.90%) Firewall
7 3 (1.90%) Internet
7 3 (1.90%) Wireless
8 2 (1.27%) NAS
8 2 (1.27%) VPN
8 2 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.63%) FTP
9 1 (0.63%) Skype
9 1 (0.63%) Structured Cabling
9 1 (0.63%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.63%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (37.34%) SQL Server
2 17 (10.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (8.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (6.96%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (5.70%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (5.06%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (3.80%) Crystal Reports
7 6 (3.80%) OLAP
8 5 (3.16%) SQL Server 2014
8 5 (3.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.90%) Power BI
9 3 (1.90%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.90%) SQL Server 2016
9 3 (1.90%) SSDT
10 2 (1.27%) MS Access
10 2 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.27%) QlikView
10 2 (1.27%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.63%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.63%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 16 (10.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (9.49%) Visual Studio
3 4 (2.53%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.53%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (2.53%) SoapUI
4 2 (1.27%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.27%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.27%) JIRA
5 1 (0.63%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.63%) gulp
5 1 (0.63%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.63%) jspm
5 1 (0.63%) Protractor
5 1 (0.63%) Selenium
5 1 (0.63%) Subversion
5 1 (0.63%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio Code
5 1 (0.63%) WebDriver
General
1 39 (24.68%) Finance
2 11 (6.96%) Advertising
3 6 (3.80%) Banking
4 5 (3.16%) Law
5 4 (2.53%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.27%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.27%) Legal
6 2 (1.27%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.63%) Front Office
7 1 (0.63%) Games
7 1 (0.63%) Marketing
7 1 (0.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 50 (31.65%) Developer
2 38 (24.05%) Analyst
3 19 (12.03%) Support Analyst
4 16 (10.13%) .NET Developer
5 14 (8.86%) C# Developer
6 12 (7.59%) Desktop Support
7 10 (6.33%) C# .NET Developer
7 10 (6.33%) Support Engineer
8 9 (5.70%) Applications Support
8 9 (5.70%) Applications Support Analyst
9 8 (5.06%) IT Support
10 7 (4.43%) CRM Developer
10 7 (4.43%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 7 (4.43%) Senior Developer
11 6 (3.80%) 2nd Line Support
11 6 (3.80%) Architect
11 6 (3.80%) Lead Developer
11 6 (3.80%) Service Analyst
11 6 (3.80%) Software Developer
11 6 (3.80%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (25.32%) .NET
2 18 (11.39%) SOAP
3 17 (10.76%) WCF
4 15 (9.49%) .NET Framework
4 15 (9.49%) Web Services
5 12 (7.59%) HTML
5 12 (7.59%) RESTful
6 10 (6.33%) ASP.NET
7 9 (5.70%) CSS
7 9 (5.70%) jQuery
8 6 (3.80%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (3.80%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 6 (3.80%) Entity Framework
9 5 (3.16%) .NET Core
9 5 (3.16%) HTML5
10 3 (1.90%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (1.90%) Middleware
11 1 (0.63%) Aurelia
11 1 (0.63%) RabbitMQ
11 1 (0.63%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.59%) PMI
2 7 (4.43%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.80%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (3.80%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (3.16%) PKI
5 4 (2.53%) Fat Client
5 4 (2.53%) iPhone
5 4 (2.53%) Thin Client
6 3 (1.90%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.90%) Clustering
6 3 (1.90%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.90%) Replication
7 2 (1.27%) Augmented Reality
7 2 (1.27%) e-Learning
7 2 (1.27%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.27%) iPad
7 2 (1.27%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.27%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.27%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 49 (31.01%) Windows
2 15 (9.49%) Windows Server
3 10 (6.33%) Windows 7
4 9 (5.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (4.43%) Linux
5 7 (4.43%) Windows 10
6 3 (1.90%) Unix
6 3 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.27%) CentOS
7 2 (1.27%) Debian
7 2 (1.27%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (24.68%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (18.99%) ITIL
3 16 (10.13%) Problem-Solving
4 15 (9.49%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (9.49%) Release Management
5 13 (8.23%) Acceptance Criteria
5 13 (8.23%) TDD
6 12 (7.59%) MVC
7 10 (6.33%) ERP
7 10 (6.33%) Scrum
7 10 (6.33%) Server Management
8 9 (5.70%) BDD
8 9 (5.70%) IT Strategy
9 8 (5.06%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (5.06%) CRM
9 8 (5.06%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (5.06%) Time Management
10 6 (3.80%) ETL
10 6 (3.80%) Network Design
10 6 (3.80%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 56 (35.44%) SQL
2 40 (25.32%) C#
3 32 (20.25%) T-SQL
4 20 (12.66%) JavaScript
5 15 (9.49%) PowerShell
6 5 (3.16%) X++
7 1 (0.63%) C
7 1 (0.63%) Java
7 1 (0.63%) TypeScript
7 1 (0.63%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (8.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (8.23%) PMI Certification
3 9 (5.70%) Degree
4 6 (3.80%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (3.80%) MCP
5 5 (3.16%) MCSA
6 3 (1.90%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.27%) MCDST
8 1 (0.63%) ACCA
8 1 (0.63%) CCNA
8 1 (0.63%) CCNP
8 1 (0.63%) CIMA
8 1 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.63%) ISEB
8 1 (0.63%) MCSE
8 1 (0.63%) PMP
8 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.16%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.53%) QA
3 3 (1.90%) PMO
4 2 (1.27%) GDPR
4 2 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.63%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (18.99%) Active Directory
2 13 (8.23%) Virtual Servers
3 7 (4.43%) Hyper-V
4 6 (3.80%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (3.16%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (3.16%) XenApp
6 2 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.63%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.63%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (6.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (2.53%) SCCM
3 3 (1.90%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.27%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.27%) SCOM
4 2 (1.27%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.63%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 20 (12.66%) VMware
2 17 (10.76%) Citrix
3 9 (5.70%) Cisco
4 6 (3.80%) Sitecore
5 5 (3.16%) HP
6 4 (2.53%) Oracle
7 3 (1.90%) Adobe
7 3 (1.90%) Cognos
7 3 (1.90%) EMC
7 3 (1.90%) NetApp
7 3 (1.90%) SAP
7 3 (1.90%) SolarWinds
7 3 (1.90%) Tableau
8 2 (1.27%) Avaya
8 2 (1.27%) Epicor
8 2 (1.27%) Infor
8 2 (1.27%) JD Edwards
8 2 (1.27%) McAfee
8 2 (1.27%) Sage
8 2 (1.27%) Veritas