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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 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 61 93 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 16.35% 19.75% 17.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.40% 65.96% 59.71%
Number of salaries quoted 52 77 68
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 £23,100 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
101 141 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 27.08% 29.94% 29.57%
Number of salaries quoted 91 124 123
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +16.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,400 £21,500 £28,650
10% offered a salary of more than £51,850 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,200 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-0.80% -

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 22 October 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Liverpool

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 22 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 58 (43.28%) Linux
2 48 (35.82%) Microsoft
3 46 (34.33%) Active Directory
4 34 (25.37%) SQL
5 30 (22.39%) .NET
5 30 (22.39%) ITIL
5 30 (22.39%) MS Excel
6 28 (20.90%) SQL Server
7 26 (19.40%) Java
7 26 (19.40%) VMware
8 24 (17.91%) Degree
8 24 (17.91%) C#
9 23 (17.16%) MS Office
9 23 (17.16%) Citrix
10 21 (15.67%) UNIX
11 20 (14.93%) Cisco
12 19 (14.18%) MS Exchange
12 19 (14.18%) Windows Server 2008
13 18 (13.43%) JavaScript
14 17 (12.69%) HP
15 16 (11.94%) Microsoft Certification
15 16 (11.94%) C++
15 16 (11.94%) Firewall
15 16 (11.94%) SCCM
16 15 (11.19%) Problem Management
16 15 (11.19%) Hyper-V
16 15 (11.19%) Finance
16 15 (11.19%) Oracle
17 14 (10.45%) HTML
17 14 (10.45%) Law

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 19 (14.18%) MS Exchange
2 8 (5.97%) SharePoint
3 7 (5.22%) IIS
4 6 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (3.73%) Liferay
5 5 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (3.73%) Lync
5 5 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (3.73%) JBoss
6 4 (2.99%) Tomcat
6 4 (2.99%) WebSphere
7 3 (2.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.49%) NServiceBus
8 2 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.75%) Mule
9 1 (0.75%) Node.js
Applications
1 30 (22.39%) MS Excel
2 23 (17.16%) MS Office
3 6 (4.48%) FastStats
4 2 (1.49%) MS Project
4 2 (1.49%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 4 (2.99%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (2.24%) Sage 1000
3 1 (0.75%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.48%) Office 365
3 1 (0.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (11.94%) Firewall
2 13 (9.70%) SAN
2 13 (9.70%) TCP/IP
2 13 (9.70%) DNS
3 8 (5.97%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (5.22%) IPsec
4 7 (5.22%) Kerberos
4 7 (5.22%) LDAP
5 5 (3.73%) DHCP
6 4 (2.99%) VPN
6 4 (2.99%) Internet
6 4 (2.99%) VoIP
6 4 (2.99%) HTTP
7 3 (2.24%) NAS
8 2 (1.49%) LAN
8 2 (1.49%) WAN
8 2 (1.49%) VLAN
9 1 (0.75%) Network Security
9 1 (0.75%) Wireless
9 1 (0.75%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (20.90%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.72%) Relational Database
3 6 (4.48%) MySQL
4 5 (3.73%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (3.73%) Pentaho
4 5 (3.73%) Oracle Database
4 5 (3.73%) Crystal Reports
4 5 (3.73%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (2.24%) DB2
6 1 (0.75%) Infinispan
6 1 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (7.46%) Selenium
2 7 (5.22%) WebDriver
2 7 (5.22%) Cucumber
2 7 (5.22%) SoapUI
2 7 (5.22%) JIRA
3 2 (1.49%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.49%) Subversion
4 1 (0.75%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.75%) Maven
4 1 (0.75%) Eclipse
General
1 15 (11.19%) Finance
2 14 (10.45%) Law
3 10 (7.46%) Games
3 10 (7.46%) Retail
4 5 (3.73%) Banking
5 4 (2.99%) Multimedia
5 4 (2.99%) Legal
6 2 (1.49%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.75%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 28 (20.90%) Analyst
2 14 (10.45%) Developer
3 11 (8.21%) Technical Support
4 10 (7.46%) Tester
4 10 (7.46%) Applications Support
4 10 (7.46%) Automation Tester
5 9 (6.72%) Infrastructure Manager
6 8 (5.97%) Security Engineer
6 8 (5.97%) .NET Developer
6 8 (5.97%) Support Analyst
6 8 (5.97%) Support Engineer
6 8 (5.97%) Information Security Engineer
7 7 (5.22%) Service Analyst
7 7 (5.22%) Support Technician
7 7 (5.22%) Service Desk Analyst
8 6 (4.48%) Test Analyst
8 6 (4.48%) Consultant
8 6 (4.48%) Team Leader
8 6 (4.48%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (3.73%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (22.39%) .NET
2 14 (10.45%) HTML
3 11 (8.21%) SOAP
4 10 (7.46%) J2EE
4 10 (7.46%) .NET Framework
5 8 (5.97%) ASP.NET
6 7 (5.22%) HTML5
6 7 (5.22%) CSS
7 6 (4.48%) REST
8 5 (3.73%) jQuery
8 5 (3.73%) CSS3
9 4 (2.99%) XHTML
9 4 (2.99%) Web Services
10 3 (2.24%) LINQ
10 3 (2.24%) WCF
10 3 (2.24%) Middleware
11 2 (1.49%) ActiveMQ
11 2 (1.49%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 2 (1.49%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1 (0.75%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.21%) Management Information System
2 9 (6.72%) Online Games
3 7 (5.22%) PKI
3 7 (5.22%) Blackberry
4 4 (2.99%) W3C
5 2 (1.49%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.49%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.49%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.49%) AS400
5 2 (1.49%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.49%) User Experience
5 2 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.49%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.75%) FMCG
6 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.75%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (0.75%) Replication
6 1 (0.75%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.75%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 58 (43.28%) Linux
2 21 (15.67%) UNIX
3 19 (14.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (8.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (6.72%) Windows XP
6 8 (5.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (3.73%) Windows 2000 Server
7 5 (3.73%) Windows 7
7 5 (3.73%) Windows 8
8 4 (2.99%) Apple iOS
8 4 (2.99%) Android
9 3 (2.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.75%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.75%) Windows Phone 8
10 1 (0.75%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.75%) AIX
10 1 (0.75%) MVS
10 1 (0.75%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (22.39%) ITIL
2 15 (11.19%) Problem Management
3 13 (9.70%) E-Commerce
4 12 (8.96%) Information Security
4 12 (8.96%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (6.72%) Project Management
5 9 (6.72%) SOA
6 7 (5.22%) Test Automation
6 7 (5.22%) Test Strategy
6 7 (5.22%) Infrastructure Management
6 7 (5.22%) Server Monitoring
6 7 (5.22%) Automated Testing
7 6 (4.48%) MVC
7 6 (4.48%) Migration
7 6 (4.48%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (4.48%) Manual Testing
8 5 (3.73%) Release Management
8 5 (3.73%) ITIL V2
8 5 (3.73%) Security Management
8 5 (3.73%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (25.37%) SQL
2 26 (19.40%) Java
3 24 (17.91%) C#
4 18 (13.43%) JavaScript
5 16 (11.94%) C++
6 9 (6.72%) PowerShell
6 9 (6.72%) VB.NET
7 5 (3.73%) PHP
8 4 (2.99%) VBScript
8 4 (2.99%) VBA
8 4 (2.99%) C
9 3 (2.24%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.49%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.49%) VB
10 2 (1.49%) VB6
Qualifications
1 24 (17.91%) Degree
2 16 (11.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (8.96%) CISSP
3 12 (8.96%) CISM
3 12 (8.96%) ISSAP
3 12 (8.96%) ISSMP
4 11 (8.21%) MCITP
5 10 (7.46%) MCSE
6 5 (3.73%) MCSA
7 3 (2.24%) MCDST
7 3 (2.24%) MCTS
7 3 (2.24%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.24%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (1.49%) MCP
8 2 (1.49%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.49%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.75%) MCPD
9 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.75%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.46%) QA
2 4 (2.99%) SLA
2 4 (2.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (2.99%) COBIT
2 4 (2.99%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 46 (34.33%) Active Directory
2 15 (11.19%) Hyper-V
3 14 (10.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (5.22%) NFS
4 7 (5.22%) Terminal Services
5 6 (4.48%) XenApp
6 4 (2.99%) XenDesktop
7 3 (2.24%) vSphere
7 3 (2.24%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.75%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 16 (11.94%) SCCM
2 9 (6.72%) HP SIM
3 8 (5.97%) SCOM
4 5 (3.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 4 (2.99%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (2.99%) Windows Intune
6 3 (2.24%) SCVMM
6 3 (2.24%) WSUS
7 2 (1.49%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (1.49%) Nagios
7 2 (1.49%) BladeLogic
7 2 (1.49%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.49%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.75%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.75%) Netcool
Vendors
1 48 (35.82%) Microsoft
2 26 (19.40%) VMware
3 23 (17.16%) Citrix
4 20 (14.93%) Cisco
5 17 (12.69%) HP
6 15 (11.19%) Oracle
7 13 (9.70%) Dell
8 12 (8.96%) CheckPoint
9 10 (7.46%) IBM
10 6 (4.48%) BMC
11 5 (3.73%) Business Objects
11 5 (3.73%) Symantec
11 5 (3.73%) Remedy
11 5 (3.73%) Sage
12 3 (2.24%) McAfee
12 3 (2.24%) Reuters
12 3 (2.24%) Bloomberg
12 3 (2.24%) Red Hat
12 3 (2.24%) Avaya
13 2 (1.49%) CA
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