Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 30 31
Rank change year-on-year -25 +1 +8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 33 91 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 3.54% 7.21% 6.00%
As % of the Applications category 44.00% 70.00% 48.39%
Number of salaries quoted 26 73 35
Merseyside median annual salary £28,000 £35,000 £21,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +62.79% -46.25%
10th Percentile £19,250 £21,500 £19,000
90th Percentile £48,750 £55,386 £39,750
North West median annual salary £28,000 £30,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year -6.67% -4.76% +5.00%

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 75 130 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 8.04% 10.29% 12.40%
Number of salaries quoted 62 100 80
Merseyside median annual salary £30,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% +7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £21,603 £22,500 £20,675
90th Percentile £48,750 £55,386 £43,875
North West median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 -18 25 £28,000 -20.00% 12
Birkenhead - 4 £25,000 - 1
Wirral +9 2 £27,500 - 1
St Helens -9 2 £34,250 +10.48% 2
Southport +9 1 £22,500 -18.18%
Microsoft Office
North West

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 23 (69.70%) Microsoft
2 15 (45.45%) Windows
3 14 (42.42%) ITIL
4 12 (36.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 11 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 11 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
6 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (27.27%) Windows 7
7 7 (21.21%) Project Management
7 7 (21.21%) Banking
7 7 (21.21%) Finance
8 6 (18.18%) MS Visio
9 5 (15.15%) SAP
9 5 (15.15%) Windows XP
9 5 (15.15%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (15.15%) Office 365
9 5 (15.15%) Driving Licence
9 5 (15.15%) Windows 10
10 4 (12.12%) Service Design
10 4 (12.12%) Windows Server
10 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (12.12%) Android
10 4 (12.12%) Data Protection
10 4 (12.12%) Runbook
10 4 (12.12%) Service Delivery
10 4 (12.12%) Retail
10 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (12.12%) PRINCE2
10 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2003

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 4 (12.12%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (36.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 11 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (18.18%) MS Visio
4 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) Office 365
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.03%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) LAN
1 4 (12.12%) WAN
2 2 (6.06%) Internet
2 2 (6.06%) IP Telephony
2 2 (6.06%) VPN
3 1 (3.03%) 802.11
3 1 (3.03%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (3.03%) Firewall
3 1 (3.03%) IPv4
3 1 (3.03%) IPv6
3 1 (3.03%) iSCSI
3 1 (3.03%) Network Security
3 1 (3.03%) SMTP
3 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.03%) VLAN
3 1 (3.03%) VoIP
3 1 (3.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (6.06%) MongoDB
3 2 (6.06%) MySQL
3 2 (6.06%) OLAP
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (3.03%) Big Data
4 1 (3.03%) QlikView
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) JIRA
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (21.21%) Banking
1 7 (21.21%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Retail
3 3 (9.09%) Law
3 3 (9.09%) Marketing
4 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.03%) Games
5 1 (3.03%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) Analyst
2 6 (18.18%) Service Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) IT Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) IT Support
3 5 (15.15%) Support Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Service Design Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Systems Support
4 4 (12.12%) Systems Support Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (9.09%) Business Support Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Business Systems Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Field Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (6.06%) Account Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Field Service Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Software Designer
6 2 (6.06%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) .NET
1 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET
1 2 (6.06%) CSS
1 2 (6.06%) HTML
1 2 (6.06%) Kafka
1 2 (6.06%) RESTful
1 2 (6.06%) XHTML
1 2 (6.06%) XML
2 1 (3.03%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Driving Licence
2 3 (9.09%) iPhone
3 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.06%) EPoS
3 2 (6.06%) Fat Client
3 2 (6.06%) FMCG
3 2 (6.06%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.03%) Fintech
4 1 (3.03%) iPad
4 1 (3.03%) Online Games
4 1 (3.03%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 15 (45.45%) Windows
2 9 (27.27%) Windows 7
2 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (15.15%) Windows 10
3 5 (15.15%) Windows XP
4 4 (12.12%) Android
4 4 (12.12%) Windows Server
4 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) ITIL
2 7 (21.21%) Project Management
3 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (15.15%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (12.12%) Data Protection
4 4 (12.12%) PRINCE2
4 4 (12.12%) Runbook
4 4 (12.12%) Service Delivery
4 4 (12.12%) Service Design
5 3 (9.09%) Incident Management
6 2 (6.06%) Agile Project Management
6 2 (6.06%) Analytics
6 2 (6.06%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (6.06%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (6.06%) Machine Learning
6 2 (6.06%) Pay per click
6 2 (6.06%) Scrum
6 2 (6.06%) SEO
6 2 (6.06%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) PHP
1 2 (6.06%) Python
1 2 (6.06%) R
1 2 (6.06%) SQL
1 2 (6.06%) VB
1 2 (6.06%) VB.NET
1 2 (6.06%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) A+ Certification
1 3 (9.09%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (3.03%) CISA
2 1 (3.03%) CISM
2 1 (3.03%) CISSP
2 1 (3.03%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) MCSA
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) COBIT
2 1 (3.03%) GDPR
2 1 (3.03%) ISO 22301
2 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.09%) Terminal Services
3 1 (3.03%) NFS
3 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.03%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (3.03%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (69.70%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.15%) SAP
3 2 (6.06%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 2 (6.06%) Citrix
4 1 (3.03%) Apple
4 1 (3.03%) Avaya
4 1 (3.03%) Capita
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco
4 1 (3.03%) Dell
4 1 (3.03%) Google
4 1 (3.03%) HP
4 1 (3.03%) NICE Systems
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle
4 1 (3.03%) Polycom
4 1 (3.03%) Tableau
4 1 (3.03%) VMware