Period
to 15 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for Microsoft Office skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Office over the 6 months to 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 70 41
Rank change year-on-year +35 -29 -14
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 43 23 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 5.29% 2.32% 5.35%
As % of the Applications category 58.90% 38.98% 65.71%
Number of salaries quoted 36 12 72
Merseyside median annual salary £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% +5.77%
10th Percentile £21,063 £21,025 £21,025
90th Percentile £60,000 £50,050 £51,125
North West median annual salary £30,000 £25,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% -18.03% +1.67%

Microsoft Office is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Merseyside
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 73 59 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 8.98% 5.96% 8.15%
Number of salaries quoted 55 43 84
Merseyside median annual salary £29,500 £31,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.84% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £21,025 £23,000 £20,000
90th Percentile £48,250 £40,900 £50,875
North West median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% - -

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

Job postings citing Microsoft Office as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Merseyside.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in Merseyside

Microsoft Office
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Merseyside.

Salary trend for Microsoft Office in Merseyside

Microsoft Office
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Merseyside over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Office in Merseyside

Microsoft Office
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Office within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 15 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +40 37 £29,500 -4.84% 2
Southport -1 2 £26,500 +17.78% 1
Birkenhead -8 2 £25,000 +25.00% 1
Microsoft Office
North West

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, IT jobs citing Microsoft Office 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 32 (74.42%) Microsoft
2 20 (46.51%) Active Directory
3 18 (41.86%) Windows
4 14 (32.56%) Problem-Solving
5 12 (27.91%) VMware
6 11 (25.58%) ITIL
7 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Excel
7 9 (20.93%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (18.60%) SQL
8 8 (18.60%) SQL Server
9 7 (16.28%) Citrix
9 7 (16.28%) Cisco
10 6 (13.95%) Change Management
10 6 (13.95%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (13.95%) Linux
10 6 (13.95%) MS Exchange
10 6 (13.95%) VoIP
10 6 (13.95%) LAN
10 6 (13.95%) TCP/IP
10 6 (13.95%) Windows 7
11 5 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (11.63%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (11.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (11.63%) Problem Management
11 5 (11.63%) WAN
11 5 (11.63%) DHCP
11 5 (11.63%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (11.63%) T-SQL
11 5 (11.63%) DNS
11 5 (11.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)

Microsoft Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 6 (13.95%) MS Exchange
2 5 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.65%) IBM Notes
4 2 (4.65%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (9.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (9.30%) MS Visio
3 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Mimecast
2 2 (4.65%) Office 365
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.95%) LAN
1 6 (13.95%) TCP/IP
1 6 (13.95%) VoIP
2 5 (11.63%) DHCP
2 5 (11.63%) DNS
2 5 (11.63%) WAN
3 3 (6.98%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (6.98%) Firewall
3 3 (6.98%) NAS
3 3 (6.98%) Skype
3 3 (6.98%) VLAN
3 3 (6.98%) VPN
3 3 (6.98%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (6.98%) Wireless
4 2 (4.65%) Internet
5 1 (2.33%) Intranet
5 1 (2.33%) MPLS
5 1 (2.33%) PSTN
5 1 (2.33%) SAN
5 1 (2.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.63%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (11.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (11.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (9.30%) QlikView
4 3 (6.98%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (4.65%) MS Access
5 2 (4.65%) OLAP
5 2 (4.65%) Power BI
5 2 (4.65%) Qlik Sense
5 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Hudson
General
1 5 (11.63%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Banking
2 2 (4.65%) Law
3 1 (2.33%) Legal
3 1 (2.33%) Marketing
3 1 (2.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 14 (32.56%) Analyst
2 7 (16.28%) Service Analyst
2 7 (16.28%) Support Analyst
3 6 (13.95%) Developer
4 4 (9.30%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 4 (9.30%) IT Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) Operations Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) Technical Support
5 3 (6.98%) Field Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Junior
5 3 (6.98%) Junior Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Junior Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Technical Support Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) .NET
2 1 (2.33%) CSS
2 1 (2.33%) HTML
2 1 (2.33%) Middleware
2 1 (2.33%) SOAP
2 1 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.30%) Fat Client
2 4 (9.30%) iPhone
2 4 (9.30%) Thin Client
3 2 (4.65%) Augmented Reality
3 2 (4.65%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.65%) Learning Management System
3 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.65%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (4.65%) Smartphone
3 2 (4.65%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.33%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.33%) Clustering
4 1 (2.33%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.33%) Photography
4 1 (2.33%) Robotics
4 1 (2.33%) Smart Meter
4 1 (2.33%) Social Media
4 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (41.86%) Windows
2 6 (13.95%) Linux
2 6 (13.95%) Windows 7
3 3 (6.98%) Unix
3 3 (6.98%) Windows 10
3 3 (6.98%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.65%) CentOS
4 2 (4.65%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (32.56%) Problem-Solving
2 11 (25.58%) ITIL
3 6 (13.95%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (13.95%) Change Management
4 5 (11.63%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (11.63%) Problem Management
4 5 (11.63%) Project Management
5 4 (9.30%) Incident Management
5 4 (9.30%) Time Management
6 3 (6.98%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.65%) Document Management
7 2 (4.65%) ETL
7 2 (4.65%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2
7 2 (4.65%) Release Management
7 2 (4.65%) Scrum
7 2 (4.65%) Security Management
7 2 (4.65%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.60%) SQL
2 5 (11.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) MCSA
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.65%) CCNP
2 2 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.65%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) MCP
3 1 (2.33%) CCDP
3 1 (2.33%) CCNA
3 1 (2.33%) CISSP
3 1 (2.33%) MCSE
3 1 (2.33%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) GDPR
2 1 (2.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (46.51%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.65%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.33%) Firmware
4 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (11.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (4.65%) NetBackup
2 2 (4.65%) vCenter Server
2 2 (4.65%) WSUS
3 1 (2.33%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.33%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (2.33%) Nessus
3 1 (2.33%) SCCM
3 1 (2.33%) ThinApp
3 1 (2.33%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 32 (74.42%) Microsoft
2 12 (27.91%) VMware
3 7 (16.28%) Cisco
3 7 (16.28%) Citrix
4 2 (4.65%) Cognos
4 2 (4.65%) iManage
4 2 (4.65%) Lotus
4 2 (4.65%) McAfee
4 2 (4.65%) NetApp
4 2 (4.65%) Tableau
4 2 (4.65%) Veritas
5 1 (2.33%) Adobe
5 1 (2.33%) Apple
5 1 (2.33%) Avaya
5 1 (2.33%) HP
5 1 (2.33%) Mitel
5 1 (2.33%) Polycom
5 1 (2.33%) Red Box
5 1 (2.33%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.33%) Veeam