Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 43 29
Rank change year-on-year +8 -14 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 53 52 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 6.00% 4.83% 6.62%
As % of the Applications category 66.25% 55.32% 55.05%
Number of salaries quoted 51 39 33
Merseyside median annual salary £31,000 £35,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.43% +27.27% +3.77%
10th Percentile £21,250 £25,600 £20,900
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,386 £43,750
North West median annual salary £28,000 £28,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year - -6.67% +9.09%

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 80 94 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 9.05% 8.73% 12.03%
Number of salaries quoted 67 74 70
Merseyside median annual salary £30,000 £31,250 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% -5.30% +11.86%
10th Percentile £21,250 £25,500 £22,225
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,386 £43,750
North West median annual salary £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +1.56% -1.54% +3.17%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +16 49 £31,000 +2.48% 5
Birkenhead - 3 £36,250 -
St Helens +3 1 £21,000 -32.26%
Prescot - 1 £25,000 -
Microsoft Office
North West

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 27 (50.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 25 (47.17%) ITIL
2 25 (47.17%) Windows
3 23 (43.40%) Microsoft
4 21 (39.62%) MS Visio
4 21 (39.62%) Project Management
5 16 (30.19%) Problem-Solving
6 15 (28.30%) Microsoft Excel
7 13 (24.53%) TCP/IP
7 13 (24.53%) VPN
7 13 (24.53%) Cisco
7 13 (24.53%) Firewall
8 12 (22.64%) Wireless
8 12 (22.64%) Penetration Testing
8 12 (22.64%) Active Directory
8 12 (22.64%) LAN
8 12 (22.64%) VoIP
8 12 (22.64%) WAN
8 12 (22.64%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (22.64%) Network Security
9 11 (20.75%) Cisco IOS
9 11 (20.75%) Degree
9 11 (20.75%) Intrusion Detection
9 11 (20.75%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (20.75%) Network Management
9 11 (20.75%) ITIL V3
9 11 (20.75%) High Availability
9 11 (20.75%) SIEM
9 11 (20.75%) Cisco UCCX
9 11 (20.75%) Vulnerability Management

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 3 (5.66%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.89%) Confluence
2 1 (1.89%) IIS
2 1 (1.89%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 27 (50.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 21 (39.62%) MS Visio
3 15 (28.30%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Carpe Diem
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.77%) Office 365
3 1 (1.89%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.89%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 13 (24.53%) Firewall
1 13 (24.53%) TCP/IP
1 13 (24.53%) VPN
2 12 (22.64%) LAN
2 12 (22.64%) Network Security
2 12 (22.64%) VoIP
2 12 (22.64%) WAN
2 12 (22.64%) Wireless
3 11 (20.75%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (20.75%) Cisco IOS
3 11 (20.75%) Cisco ISE
3 11 (20.75%) Cisco Nexus
3 11 (20.75%) Cisco Wireless
3 11 (20.75%) Intrusion Detection
3 11 (20.75%) IPsec
3 11 (20.75%) MPLS
3 11 (20.75%) Multicast
3 11 (20.75%) SSL
4 2 (3.77%) Internet
4 2 (3.77%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.09%) SQL Server
2 7 (13.21%) Crystal Reports
2 7 (13.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 7 (13.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (13.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (9.43%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (9.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (7.55%) MongoDB
4 4 (7.55%) MySQL
5 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (3.77%) OLAP
5 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (9.43%) JIRA
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 9 (16.98%) Banking
2 6 (11.32%) Finance
3 5 (9.43%) Retail
4 4 (7.55%) Law
5 2 (3.77%) Games
5 2 (3.77%) Italian Language
5 2 (3.77%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (33.96%) Analyst
2 12 (22.64%) Network Engineer
3 11 (20.75%) Network Security Engineer
3 11 (20.75%) Security Engineer
3 11 (20.75%) Senior Network Engineer
3 11 (20.75%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 11 (20.75%) Senior Security Engineer
4 9 (16.98%) Support Analyst
5 7 (13.21%) IT Analyst
6 6 (11.32%) Service Analyst
6 6 (11.32%) Service Design Analyst
7 5 (9.43%) Systems Support
7 5 (9.43%) Systems Support Analyst
8 4 (7.55%) Business Support Analyst
8 4 (7.55%) Business Systems Analyst
8 4 (7.55%) Designer
8 4 (7.55%) Field Engineer
8 4 (7.55%) Software Designer
8 4 (7.55%) Solutions Designer
8 4 (7.55%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.21%) .NET
2 4 (7.55%) Kafka
2 4 (7.55%) RESTful
3 3 (5.66%) SOAP
3 3 (5.66%) Web Services
4 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.77%) CSS
4 2 (3.77%) HTML
4 2 (3.77%) XHTML
4 2 (3.77%) XML
5 1 (1.89%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.64%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (11.32%) Driving Licence
3 3 (5.66%) EPoS
4 2 (3.77%) Fat Client
4 2 (3.77%) FMCG
4 2 (3.77%) Online Games
4 2 (3.77%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (3.77%) Thin Client
4 2 (3.77%) User Experience
5 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.89%) Fintech
5 1 (1.89%) Life Science
5 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Licensing
5 1 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 25 (47.17%) Windows
2 11 (20.75%) Linux
3 7 (13.21%) Windows 7
4 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (9.43%) Windows 10
5 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (9.43%) Windows XP
6 2 (3.77%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.89%) Android
7 1 (1.89%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.89%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (47.17%) ITIL
2 21 (39.62%) Project Management
3 16 (30.19%) Problem-Solving
4 12 (22.64%) Penetration Testing
5 11 (20.75%) Business Continuity
5 11 (20.75%) Change Management
5 11 (20.75%) High Availability
5 11 (20.75%) ITIL V3
5 11 (20.75%) Kalman Filter
5 11 (20.75%) Network Management
5 11 (20.75%) Patch Management
5 11 (20.75%) Proactive Monitoring
5 11 (20.75%) Programme Delivery
5 11 (20.75%) Security Management
5 11 (20.75%) SIEM
5 11 (20.75%) Task Automation
5 11 (20.75%) Vulnerability Management
5 11 (20.75%) Web Filtering
6 7 (13.21%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (11.32%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.09%) SQL
2 5 (9.43%) T-SQL
3 3 (5.66%) VB.NET
4 2 (3.77%) PHP
4 2 (3.77%) Python
4 2 (3.77%) R
4 2 (3.77%) VB
4 2 (3.77%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (20.75%) CCDP
1 11 (20.75%) CCNP
1 11 (20.75%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (20.75%) CISSP
1 11 (20.75%) Degree
2 6 (11.32%) MCP
2 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (9.43%) MCSA
4 1 (1.89%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (22.64%) Active Directory
2 11 (20.75%) Firmware
3 3 (5.66%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.89%) NFS
4 1 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.89%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (1.89%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (20.75%) Cisco CUCM
1 11 (20.75%) Cisco UCCX
1 11 (20.75%) Nessus
1 11 (20.75%) TrustSec
2 4 (7.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (3.77%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (43.40%) Microsoft
2 13 (24.53%) Cisco
3 5 (9.43%) Capita
3 5 (9.43%) SAP
4 2 (3.77%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 2 (3.77%) Apple
4 2 (3.77%) Citrix
4 2 (3.77%) HP
5 1 (1.89%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.89%) Avaya
5 1 (1.89%) Dell
5 1 (1.89%) Google
5 1 (1.89%) iManage
5 1 (1.89%) IronPort
5 1 (1.89%) NICE Systems
5 1 (1.89%) Polycom
5 1 (1.89%) Sophos
5 1 (1.89%) VMware