The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 9 11
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 62 97 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 16.94% 20.34% 17.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.78% 67.36% 57.14%
Number of salaries quoted 53 78 66
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +18.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £26,000 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,250 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +2.11%
Windows
Merseyside

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Liverpool region.

Operating Systems Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
102 144 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 27.87% 30.19% 31.04%
Number of salaries quoted 92 124 124
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +18.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,850 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Windows
Salary Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Liverpool region.

Windows Salary Trend in Liverpool

Windows
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Liverpool

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows.

1 57 (44.19%) Linux
2 43 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 43 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 33 (25.58%) SQL
4 28 (21.71%) SQL Server
5 26 (20.16%) MS Excel
6 25 (19.38%) .NET
6 25 (19.38%) C#
6 25 (19.38%) Java
6 25 (19.38%) MS Office
7 24 (18.60%) ITIL
7 24 (18.60%) VMware
8 23 (17.83%) Degree
9 22 (17.05%) Citrix
10 20 (15.50%) UNIX
11 19 (14.73%) Cisco
12 18 (13.95%) Windows Server 2008
13 17 (13.18%) JavaScript
13 17 (13.18%) C++
13 17 (13.18%) MS Exchange
14 16 (12.40%) SCCM
15 15 (11.63%) Hyper-V
15 15 (11.63%) Law
16 14 (10.85%) Finance
16 14 (10.85%) Problem Management
16 14 (10.85%) Oracle
17 13 (10.08%) HTML
17 13 (10.08%) E-Commerce
18 12 (9.30%) CISSP
18 12 (9.30%) Microsoft Certification

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (13.18%) MS Exchange
2 8 (6.20%) SharePoint
3 7 (5.43%) IIS
4 5 (3.88%) JBoss
4 5 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (3.88%) Lync
5 4 (3.10%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (3.10%) Liferay
5 4 (3.10%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (3.10%) WebSphere
5 4 (3.10%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.55%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.78%) Node.js
8 1 (0.78%) Mule
Applications
1 26 (20.16%) MS Excel
2 25 (19.38%) MS Office
3 5 (3.88%) FastStats
4 2 (1.55%) MS Project
4 2 (1.55%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 4 (3.10%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (2.33%) Sage 1000
3 1 (0.78%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.65%) Office 365
3 1 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.30%) SAN
1 12 (9.30%) Firewall
2 9 (6.98%) TCP/IP
3 8 (6.20%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (6.20%) DNS
4 4 (3.10%) HTTP
4 4 (3.10%) Internet
4 4 (3.10%) VoIP
4 4 (3.10%) DHCP
5 3 (2.33%) LDAP
5 3 (2.33%) Kerberos
5 3 (2.33%) VPN
5 3 (2.33%) NAS
5 3 (2.33%) IPsec
6 2 (1.55%) VLAN
6 2 (1.55%) LAN
6 2 (1.55%) WAN
7 1 (0.78%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.78%) PSTN
7 1 (0.78%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (21.71%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.98%) Relational Database
3 5 (3.88%) MySQL
4 4 (3.10%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.10%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (3.10%) Pentaho
4 4 (3.10%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (3.10%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.55%) DB2
6 1 (0.78%) Infinispan
6 1 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (6.98%) Selenium
2 7 (5.43%) JIRA
2 7 (5.43%) WebDriver
2 7 (5.43%) Cucumber
2 7 (5.43%) SoapUI
3 2 (1.55%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.55%) Subversion
4 1 (0.78%) Maven
4 1 (0.78%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.78%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 15 (11.63%) Law
2 14 (10.85%) Finance
3 10 (7.75%) Games
4 9 (6.98%) Retail
5 5 (3.88%) Banking
6 4 (3.10%) Legal
6 4 (3.10%) Multimedia
7 2 (1.55%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.78%) Back Office
8 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.78%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 28 (21.71%) Analyst
2 14 (10.85%) Developer
3 11 (8.53%) Tester
3 11 (8.53%) Automation Tester
4 9 (6.98%) Applications Support
4 9 (6.98%) Infrastructure Manager
5 8 (6.20%) Security Engineer
5 8 (6.20%) .NET Developer
5 8 (6.20%) Service Desk Analyst
5 8 (6.20%) Service Analyst
5 8 (6.20%) Support Technician
5 8 (6.20%) Support Analyst
5 8 (6.20%) Information Security Engineer
6 7 (5.43%) Technical Support
6 7 (5.43%) Support Engineer
7 6 (4.65%) Consultant
7 6 (4.65%) IT Support
8 5 (3.88%) QA Analyst
8 5 (3.88%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (3.88%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (19.38%) .NET
2 13 (10.08%) HTML
3 11 (8.53%) SOAP
4 10 (7.75%) .NET Framework
5 9 (6.98%) J2EE
6 8 (6.20%) ASP.NET
7 7 (5.43%) CSS
7 7 (5.43%) HTML5
8 6 (4.65%) REST
9 5 (3.88%) CSS3
9 5 (3.88%) jQuery
10 4 (3.10%) XHTML
11 3 (2.33%) Web Services
11 3 (2.33%) LINQ
11 3 (2.33%) WCF
12 2 (1.55%) ActiveMQ
12 2 (1.55%) Middleware
12 2 (1.55%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (1.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 1 (0.78%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.53%) Management Information System
2 9 (6.98%) Online Games
3 7 (5.43%) Blackberry
4 4 (3.10%) W3C
5 3 (2.33%) PKI
6 2 (1.55%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.55%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.55%) AS400
6 2 (1.55%) User Experience
6 2 (1.55%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.78%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (0.78%) Replication
7 1 (0.78%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.78%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.78%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.78%) FMCG
7 1 (0.78%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.78%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 57 (44.19%) Linux
2 20 (15.50%) UNIX
3 18 (13.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (9.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (8.53%) Windows XP
6 7 (5.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (4.65%) Windows 8
8 5 (3.88%) Windows 2000 Server
8 5 (3.88%) Windows 7
9 3 (2.33%) Apple iOS
9 3 (2.33%) Android
10 2 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.78%) Windows Phone 8
11 1 (0.78%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.78%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.78%) MVS
11 1 (0.78%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.78%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (18.60%) ITIL
2 14 (10.85%) Problem Management
3 13 (10.08%) E-Commerce
4 12 (9.30%) Information Security
5 11 (8.53%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (6.20%) SOA
6 8 (6.20%) Project Management
7 7 (5.43%) Automated Testing
7 7 (5.43%) Manual Testing
7 7 (5.43%) Test Automation
7 7 (5.43%) Test Strategy
7 7 (5.43%) Infrastructure Management
8 6 (4.65%) Migration
8 6 (4.65%) Service Management
8 6 (4.65%) MVC
9 5 (3.88%) Security Management
9 5 (3.88%) ITSM
9 5 (3.88%) Mentoring
9 5 (3.88%) Coaching
10 4 (3.10%) ITIL V2
Programming Languages
1 33 (25.58%) SQL
2 25 (19.38%) C#
2 25 (19.38%) Java
3 17 (13.18%) JavaScript
3 17 (13.18%) C++
4 5 (3.88%) VB.NET
4 5 (3.88%) PowerShell
5 4 (3.10%) C
5 4 (3.10%) VBA
5 4 (3.10%) PHP
5 4 (3.10%) VBScript
6 3 (2.33%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.55%) VB
7 2 (1.55%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.55%) VB6
Qualifications
1 23 (17.83%) Degree
2 12 (9.30%) CISSP
2 12 (9.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (9.30%) CISM
2 12 (9.30%) ISSAP
2 12 (9.30%) ISSMP
3 7 (5.43%) MCITP
4 6 (4.65%) MCSE
5 5 (3.88%) MCSA
6 3 (2.33%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (2.33%) MCDST
6 3 (2.33%) MCTS
6 3 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.55%) MCP
7 2 (1.55%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.55%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.78%) MCPD
8 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.53%) QA
2 5 (3.88%) SLA
3 4 (3.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (3.10%) COBIT
3 4 (3.10%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 43 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 15 (11.63%) Hyper-V
3 12 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (4.65%) Terminal Services
4 6 (4.65%) XenApp
5 3 (2.33%) XenDesktop
5 3 (2.33%) NFS
6 2 (1.55%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (12.40%) SCCM
2 7 (5.43%) SCOM
3 4 (3.10%) HP SIM
3 4 (3.10%) Windows Intune
3 4 (3.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (3.10%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (2.33%) WSUS
4 3 (2.33%) SCVMM
5 2 (1.55%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (1.55%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.55%) BladeLogic
5 2 (1.55%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (1.55%) Nagios
6 1 (0.78%) Netcool
6 1 (0.78%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 43 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 24 (18.60%) VMware
3 22 (17.05%) Citrix
4 19 (14.73%) Cisco
5 14 (10.85%) Oracle
6 12 (9.30%) CheckPoint
7 11 (8.53%) HP
8 9 (6.98%) Dell
9 6 (4.65%) IBM
9 6 (4.65%) BMC
10 5 (3.88%) Symantec
10 5 (3.88%) Remedy
11 4 (3.10%) Sage
11 4 (3.10%) Business Objects
12 3 (2.33%) Avaya
12 3 (2.33%) Reuters
12 3 (2.33%) Bloomberg
12 3 (2.33%) McAfee
13 2 (1.55%) Tripwire
13 2 (1.55%) Trend Micro
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