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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 11 6 10
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 53 113 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 14.48% 22.20% 17.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.38% 71.52% 54.79%
Number of salaries quoted 43 93 63
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +27.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,380 £50,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
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
94 158 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 25.68% 31.04% 32.66%
Number of salaries quoted 84 137 125
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 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,665 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 27 November 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Liverpool

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 48 (40.68%) Linux
2 42 (35.59%) Microsoft
3 37 (31.36%) Active Directory
4 27 (22.88%) C#
4 27 (22.88%) SQL
5 26 (22.03%) MS Office
6 24 (20.34%) SQL Server
7 23 (19.49%) MS Excel
8 22 (18.64%) VMware
8 22 (18.64%) Degree
9 21 (17.80%) Citrix
9 21 (17.80%) .NET
10 20 (16.95%) Cisco
11 18 (15.25%) Java
11 18 (15.25%) Windows Server 2008
11 18 (15.25%) Law
12 17 (14.41%) C++
13 16 (13.56%) UNIX
13 16 (13.56%) ITIL
13 16 (13.56%) MS Exchange
13 16 (13.56%) SCCM
14 15 (12.71%) Finance
14 15 (12.71%) Hyper-V
15 13 (11.02%) E-Commerce
15 13 (11.02%) Agile Software Development
16 12 (10.17%) ISSAP
16 12 (10.17%) ISSMP
16 12 (10.17%) Information Security
16 12 (10.17%) CISM
16 12 (10.17%) CISSP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 16 (13.56%) MS Exchange
2 8 (6.78%) SharePoint
3 6 (5.08%) IIS
4 5 (4.24%) Lync
4 5 (4.24%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.54%) JBoss
5 3 (2.54%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (2.54%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.69%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 26 (22.03%) MS Office
2 23 (19.49%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.69%) PrintSoft PReS
3 2 (1.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.54%) Sage 1000
1 3 (2.54%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.85%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (5.08%) Office 365
3 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.47%) SAN
1 10 (8.47%) Firewall
2 9 (7.63%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (4.24%) TCP/IP
4 4 (3.39%) HTTP
4 4 (3.39%) DNS
4 4 (3.39%) VoIP
5 3 (2.54%) DHCP
5 3 (2.54%) Internet
5 3 (2.54%) NAS
6 2 (1.69%) VLAN
6 2 (1.69%) VPN
6 2 (1.69%) WAN
6 2 (1.69%) LAN
7 1 (0.85%) PSTN
7 1 (0.85%) ADSL
7 1 (0.85%) ISDN
7 1 (0.85%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.85%) Wireless
7 1 (0.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (20.34%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (7.63%) Selenium
2 7 (5.93%) WebDriver
2 7 (5.93%) Cucumber
2 7 (5.93%) SoapUI
2 7 (5.93%) JIRA
3 2 (1.69%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.69%) NUnit
3 2 (1.69%) MSTest
3 2 (1.69%) Rhino Mocks
3 2 (1.69%) Moq
4 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 18 (15.25%) Law
2 15 (12.71%) Finance
3 10 (8.47%) Retail
4 9 (7.63%) Games
5 6 (5.08%) Legal
6 5 (4.24%) Banking
7 3 (2.54%) Multimedia
8 2 (1.69%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.85%) Back Office
9 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 26 (22.03%) Analyst
2 16 (13.56%) Developer
3 12 (10.17%) Tester
3 12 (10.17%) Automation Tester
4 10 (8.47%) .NET Developer
5 9 (7.63%) Infrastructure Manager
5 9 (7.63%) Security Engineer
5 9 (7.63%) Information Security Engineer
6 8 (6.78%) Service Desk Analyst
6 8 (6.78%) Service Analyst
6 8 (6.78%) Support Technician
7 7 (5.93%) Junior
7 7 (5.93%) Support Analyst
8 5 (4.24%) Test Analyst
8 5 (4.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (4.24%) IT Support Technician
8 5 (4.24%) QA Test Analyst
8 5 (4.24%) QA Analyst
8 5 (4.24%) IT Support
9 4 (3.39%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (17.80%) .NET
2 11 (9.32%) SOAP
2 11 (9.32%) .NET Framework
3 10 (8.47%) ASP.NET
4 7 (5.93%) HTML
5 6 (5.08%) HTML5
5 6 (5.08%) REST
6 5 (4.24%) WCF
6 5 (4.24%) CSS
7 4 (3.39%) XHTML
7 4 (3.39%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (3.39%) jQuery
7 4 (3.39%) CSS3
8 3 (2.54%) WPF
8 3 (2.54%) LINQ
8 3 (2.54%) J2EE
9 2 (1.69%) WinForms
9 2 (1.69%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (1.69%) Spring.NET
9 2 (1.69%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.47%) Management Information System
2 9 (7.63%) Online Games
3 7 (5.93%) Blackberry
4 4 (3.39%) W3C
5 2 (1.69%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.69%) AS400
5 2 (1.69%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (1.69%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.69%) User Experience
5 2 (1.69%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.85%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.85%) Replication
6 1 (0.85%) FMCG
6 1 (0.85%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 48 (40.68%) Linux
2 18 (15.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (13.56%) UNIX
4 11 (9.32%) Windows XP
4 11 (9.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (6.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (5.08%) Windows 8
7 5 (4.24%) Windows 7
8 4 (3.39%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (1.69%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.69%) Android
10 1 (0.85%) Windows Phone 8
10 1 (0.85%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.85%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.85%) MVS
10 1 (0.85%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (13.56%) ITIL
2 13 (11.02%) E-Commerce
2 13 (11.02%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (10.17%) Information Security
4 9 (7.63%) Problem Management
5 8 (6.78%) Manual Testing
5 8 (6.78%) Automated Testing
5 8 (6.78%) MVC
6 7 (5.93%) Project Management
6 7 (5.93%) Test Automation
6 7 (5.93%) Test Strategy
6 7 (5.93%) Infrastructure Management
7 6 (5.08%) Service Management
7 6 (5.08%) Migration
7 6 (5.08%) SOA
8 5 (4.24%) ITSM
8 5 (4.24%) Mentoring
8 5 (4.24%) Coaching
9 4 (3.39%) Progressive Enhancement
9 4 (3.39%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 27 (22.88%) C#
1 27 (22.88%) SQL
2 18 (15.25%) Java
3 17 (14.41%) C++
4 10 (8.47%) JavaScript
5 5 (4.24%) T-SQL
6 4 (3.39%) C
7 3 (2.54%) VBA
7 3 (2.54%) VBScript
8 2 (1.69%) VB
8 2 (1.69%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.69%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.69%) VB6
9 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (18.64%) Degree
2 12 (10.17%) CISSP
2 12 (10.17%) CISM
2 12 (10.17%) ISSAP
2 12 (10.17%) ISSMP
3 9 (7.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (4.24%) MCSA
5 4 (3.39%) MCITP
6 3 (2.54%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (2.54%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (2.54%) MCSE
6 3 (2.54%) MCDST
6 3 (2.54%) MCTS
7 2 (1.69%) MCP
7 2 (1.69%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.69%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.85%) MCPD
8 1 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.32%) QA
2 5 (4.24%) SLA
3 3 (2.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (2.54%) COBIT
3 3 (2.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 37 (31.36%) Active Directory
2 15 (12.71%) Hyper-V
3 11 (9.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (5.08%) XenApp
5 4 (3.39%) Terminal Services
6 3 (2.54%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.69%) vSphere
8 1 (0.85%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 16 (13.56%) SCCM
2 7 (5.93%) SCOM
3 5 (4.24%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (3.39%) Windows Intune
5 3 (2.54%) SCVMM
5 3 (2.54%) Backup Exec
5 3 (2.54%) WSUS
6 2 (1.69%) BladeLogic
6 2 (1.69%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (1.69%) Nagios
6 2 (1.69%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.85%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.85%) Netcool
Vendors
1 42 (35.59%) Microsoft
2 22 (18.64%) VMware
3 21 (17.80%) Citrix
4 20 (16.95%) Cisco
5 12 (10.17%) CheckPoint
6 11 (9.32%) Oracle
7 7 (5.93%) HP
8 6 (5.08%) Dell
8 6 (5.08%) Symantec
9 5 (4.24%) BMC
10 4 (3.39%) Remedy
10 4 (3.39%) Sage
11 3 (2.54%) McAfee
11 3 (2.54%) Reuters
11 3 (2.54%) Bloomberg
11 3 (2.54%) Avaya
12 2 (1.69%) CA
12 2 (1.69%) Trend Micro
12 2 (1.69%) Tripwire
13 1 (0.85%) Fortinet
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