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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 9 9
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 63 71 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 19.03% 16.14% 15.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 76.83% 66.98% 52.02%
Number of salaries quoted 44 57 78
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,550 £21,789 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,300 £48,250
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.38% -
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
82 106 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 24.77% 24.09% 30.40%
Number of salaries quoted 61 91 156
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,789 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%

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 1 May 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in Liverpool

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 82 (57.75%) Windows Server
2 73 (51.41%) ITIL
3 70 (49.30%) Microsoft
4 59 (41.55%) Citrix
5 56 (39.44%) Finance
6 50 (35.21%) Active Directory
6 50 (35.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 47 (33.10%) Banking
8 43 (30.28%) SQL
9 37 (26.06%) VMware
10 34 (23.94%) HP
11 33 (23.24%) Disaster Recovery
12 32 (22.54%) SQL Server
12 32 (22.54%) ITIL V3
13 31 (21.83%) Windows Server 2008
13 31 (21.83%) Microsoft Certification
13 31 (21.83%) SAN
14 29 (20.42%) XenApp
15 27 (19.01%) Data Centre
15 27 (19.01%) MS Exchange
16 26 (18.31%) Nagios
17 25 (17.61%) PowerShell
18 24 (16.90%) Infrastructure Management
19 23 (16.20%) Project Management
19 23 (16.20%) IIS
19 23 (16.20%) JIRA
20 22 (15.49%) Microsoft App-V
21 21 (14.79%) Linux
21 21 (14.79%) Degree
21 21 (14.79%) VMware Infrastructure

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 27 (19.01%) MS Exchange
2 23 (16.20%) IIS
3 16 (11.27%) Confluence
3 16 (11.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (4.93%) Apache
5 7 (4.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 7 (4.93%) SharePoint
5 7 (4.93%) Tomcat
6 6 (4.23%) CMS
7 4 (2.82%) nginx
8 3 (2.11%) Apache Pig
8 3 (2.11%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (2.11%) Skype for Business
9 2 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (1.41%) K2 blackpearl
9 2 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.70%) JBoss
10 1 (0.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 18 (12.68%) MS Office
2 17 (11.97%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.41%) InfoPath
3 2 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.70%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 17 (11.97%) IaaS
1 17 (11.97%) PaaS
2 10 (7.04%) Office 365
3 5 (3.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (21.83%) SAN
2 14 (9.86%) Firewall
3 11 (7.75%) LAN
3 11 (7.75%) VPN
3 11 (7.75%) WAN
4 10 (7.04%) TCP/IP
5 7 (4.93%) DHCP
5 7 (4.93%) DNS
6 4 (2.82%) Internet
6 4 (2.82%) IP Telephony
6 4 (2.82%) MRTG
6 4 (2.82%) WebEx
7 3 (2.11%) iSCSI
7 3 (2.11%) NAS
8 2 (1.41%) Intranet
9 1 (0.70%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.70%) DSL
9 1 (0.70%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (0.70%) MPLS
9 1 (0.70%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (22.54%) SQL Server
2 20 (14.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (3.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.11%) Apache Hive
5 3 (2.11%) Big Data
5 3 (2.11%) Hadoop
5 3 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.41%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.70%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.70%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.70%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 23 (16.20%) JIRA
2 5 (3.52%) Subversion
3 3 (2.11%) Bugzilla
3 3 (2.11%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.11%) Hudson
3 3 (2.11%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.41%) Bitbucket
4 2 (1.41%) CruiseControl
4 2 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.41%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.70%) Eclipse
General
1 56 (39.44%) Finance
2 47 (33.10%) Banking
3 6 (4.23%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.52%) Law
4 5 (3.52%) Legal
4 5 (3.52%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.82%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.11%) Back Office
7 2 (1.41%) Marketing
8 1 (0.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (30.28%) Analyst
2 25 (17.61%) IT Support
3 24 (16.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 18 (12.68%) Banking Analyst
5 17 (11.97%) Administrator
6 15 (10.56%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 15 (10.56%) Service Analyst
6 15 (10.56%) Support Engineer
6 15 (10.56%) Team Leader
7 14 (9.86%) Service Desk Support
7 14 (9.86%) Windows Engineer
7 14 (9.86%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 13 (9.15%) Service Desk Analyst
8 13 (9.15%) Support Analyst
9 12 (8.45%) 1st Line Support
9 12 (8.45%) 2nd Line Support
10 11 (7.75%) IT Administrator
10 11 (7.75%) Linux Administrator
10 11 (7.75%) Linux Support
11 10 (7.04%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.63%) .NET
2 5 (3.52%) HTML
2 5 (3.52%) HTML5
3 4 (2.82%) LAPP Stack
3 4 (2.82%) Web Services
4 3 (2.11%) Hibernate
4 3 (2.11%) Spring
4 3 (2.11%) Struts
5 2 (1.41%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.41%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.41%) CSS
5 2 (1.41%) CSS3
5 2 (1.41%) MSMQ
6 1 (0.70%) Middleware
6 1 (0.70%) ODBC
6 1 (0.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (19.01%) Data Centre
2 18 (12.68%) Enterprise Software
3 16 (11.27%) Wiki
4 12 (8.45%) iPad
5 11 (7.75%) Blackberry
5 11 (7.75%) Replication
6 10 (7.04%) iPhone
7 8 (5.63%) Computer Science
7 8 (5.63%) Management Information System
7 8 (5.63%) Video Conferencing
8 6 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (4.23%) Data Integration
9 4 (2.82%) Driving Licence
10 3 (2.11%) Clustering
10 3 (2.11%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (2.11%) Mobile App
10 3 (2.11%) Public Cloud
11 2 (1.41%) EMC VNX
11 2 (1.41%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (1.41%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 82 (57.75%) Windows Server
2 50 (35.21%) Windows Server 2012
3 31 (21.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (14.79%) Linux
4 21 (14.79%) Windows 7
5 11 (7.75%) Windows 8
6 9 (6.34%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (4.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (4.93%) Windows XP
8 6 (4.23%) Android
9 5 (3.52%) Unix
10 4 (2.82%) CentOS
10 4 (2.82%) Debian
11 2 (1.41%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.70%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (51.41%) ITIL
2 33 (23.24%) Disaster Recovery
3 32 (22.54%) ITIL V3
4 24 (16.90%) Infrastructure Management
5 23 (16.20%) Project Management
6 16 (11.27%) Converged Infrastructure
7 14 (9.86%) Mentoring
7 14 (9.86%) Problem Management
8 11 (7.75%) TOGAF
9 10 (7.04%) Release Management
9 10 (7.04%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (6.34%) Change Management
10 9 (6.34%) Service Management
10 9 (6.34%) Time Management
10 9 (6.34%) Wealth Management
11 8 (5.63%) Performance Monitoring
12 7 (4.93%) Information Security
12 7 (4.93%) Line Management
13 6 (4.23%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (4.23%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 43 (30.28%) SQL
2 25 (17.61%) PowerShell
3 6 (4.23%) C#
3 6 (4.23%) Java
3 6 (4.23%) T-SQL
4 5 (3.52%) PHP
5 4 (2.82%) Bash Shell
5 4 (2.82%) Perl
5 4 (2.82%) Python
5 4 (2.82%) Ruby
6 3 (2.11%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.41%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.70%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 31 (21.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (14.79%) Degree
3 18 (12.68%) Citrix Certification
4 7 (4.93%) MCDST
4 7 (4.93%) MCITP
5 5 (3.52%) CISM
5 5 (3.52%) CISSP
5 5 (3.52%) MCSA
5 5 (3.52%) MCSE
6 4 (2.82%) CISA
6 4 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.11%) A+ Certification
7 3 (2.11%) Network+ Certification
7 3 (2.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.41%) ISEB
8 2 (1.41%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (1.41%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.41%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.15%) SLA
2 6 (4.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.11%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.41%) QA
5 1 (0.70%) ISO22301
System Software
1 50 (35.21%) Active Directory
2 29 (20.42%) XenApp
3 22 (15.49%) Microsoft App-V
4 21 (14.79%) VMware Infrastructure
5 20 (14.08%) Hyper-V
6 5 (3.52%) vSphere
7 4 (2.82%) Squid
7 4 (2.82%) Varnish
8 3 (2.11%) HDFS
8 3 (2.11%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.70%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (0.70%) Firmware
9 1 (0.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 26 (18.31%) Nagios
2 19 (13.38%) EdgeSight
2 19 (13.38%) SCOM
3 16 (11.27%) SCOrch
4 15 (10.56%) SCCM
5 7 (4.93%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (2.82%) Munin
6 4 (2.82%) Puppet
6 4 (2.82%) Zenoss
7 2 (1.41%) Cacti
7 2 (1.41%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.70%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.70%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.70%) SCSM
Vendors
1 70 (49.30%) Microsoft
2 59 (41.55%) Citrix
3 37 (26.06%) VMware
4 34 (23.94%) HP
5 9 (6.34%) Cisco
5 9 (6.34%) Symantec
6 8 (5.63%) Remedy
7 7 (4.93%) Intel Security
8 6 (4.23%) 3PAR
8 6 (4.23%) Avaya
8 6 (4.23%) OpenText
9 5 (3.52%) EMC
9 5 (3.52%) F5
10 4 (2.82%) Dell
10 4 (2.82%) SaltStack
10 4 (2.82%) SonicWALL
11 3 (2.11%) NetApp
11 3 (2.11%) SimCorp
11 3 (2.11%) Sophos
12 2 (1.41%) SAP
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