Period
to 22 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in St Helens 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 November 2017 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 > St Helens
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 4 4
Rank change year-on-year -8 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 6 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in St Helens 15.79% 29.41% 11.11%
As % of the Vendors category 85.71% 52.63% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 2
St Helens median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £20,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +70.73% +7.89%
10th Percentile £25,550 £31,925 £16,900
90th Percentile £46,750 £35,000 £23,700
Merseyside median annual salary £36,750 £36,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +2.08% +20.00% -29.41%

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 St Helens.

All Vendors
St Helens
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 7 19 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in St Helens 18.42% 55.88% 77.78%
Number of salaries quoted 6 18 12
St Helens median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.94% -6.85%
10th Percentile £24,125 £32,000 £22,525
90th Percentile £45,625 £41,250 £52,125
Merseyside median annual salary £42,500 £37,850 £38,250
% change year-on-year +12.29% -1.05% -4.38%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in St Helens

Job postings citing Microsoft as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in St Helens.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in St Helens

Microsoft
Salary Trend in St Helens

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

Salary trend for Microsoft in St Helens

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in St Helens

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in St Helens over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in St Helens

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the St Helens region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) QA
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Puppet
2 3 (50.00%) NuGet
2 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (50.00%) Ansible
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) DevOps
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (16.67%) A+ Certification
4 1 (16.67%) NHS
4 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in St Helens 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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (50.00%) NuGet
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Build and Release Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Build Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Information Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Release Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Trainee
2 1 (16.67%) Wintel Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Wintel Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Wintel Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) DevOps
4 1 (16.67%) Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (16.67%) Data Management
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (16.67%) Statistics
4 1 (16.67%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) A+ Certification
1 1 (16.67%) CCENT
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Ansible
1 3 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Tableau