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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 8 10
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 63 100 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 16.94% 21.01% 18.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.00% 70.42% 56.85%
Number of salaries quoted 52 81 65
Average salary £31,000 £41,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.30% +22.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,300
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
105 142 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 28.23% 29.83% 33.03%
Number of salaries quoted 94 120 123
Average salary £37,500 £41,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.63% +18.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £58,500 £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 24 December 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Liverpool

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (39.67%) Microsoft
2 44 (36.36%) Linux
3 38 (31.40%) Active Directory
4 28 (23.14%) SQL
5 27 (22.31%) C#
5 27 (22.31%) MS Office
6 23 (19.01%) .NET
6 23 (19.01%) SQL Server
6 23 (19.01%) MS Excel
7 22 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (16.53%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (16.53%) Degree
9 19 (15.70%) Cisco
9 19 (15.70%) Finance
9 19 (15.70%) VMware
10 18 (14.88%) ITIL
10 18 (14.88%) MS Exchange
10 18 (14.88%) Citrix
10 18 (14.88%) Law
11 16 (13.22%) UNIX
11 16 (13.22%) SCCM
12 15 (12.40%) C++
12 15 (12.40%) .NET Framework
12 15 (12.40%) Hyper-V
13 14 (11.57%) Java
13 14 (11.57%) Windows XP
13 14 (11.57%) MVC
14 13 (10.74%) ASP.NET
14 13 (10.74%) Windows Server 2003
15 12 (9.92%) SOAP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 18 (14.88%) MS Exchange
2 8 (6.61%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (4.96%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (4.13%) Lync
5 4 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (3.31%) IIS
6 3 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.65%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 27 (22.31%) MS Office
2 23 (19.01%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.65%) PrintSoft PReS
3 2 (1.65%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.48%) Sage 1000
2 2 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.79%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (5.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.09%) Firewall
2 9 (7.44%) DHCP
2 9 (7.44%) DNS
2 9 (7.44%) SAN
3 8 (6.61%) TCP/IP
3 8 (6.61%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (5.79%) HTTP
5 6 (4.96%) VoIP
6 5 (4.13%) VPN
7 4 (3.31%) Internet
7 4 (3.31%) VLAN
8 3 (2.48%) NAS
8 3 (2.48%) WAN
8 3 (2.48%) LAN
9 2 (1.65%) DMZ
10 1 (0.83%) Intranet
10 1 (0.83%) PSTN
10 1 (0.83%) ADSL
10 1 (0.83%) ISDN
10 1 (0.83%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (19.01%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.61%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.48%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (5.79%) Selenium
2 5 (4.13%) WebDriver
2 5 (4.13%) MSTest
2 5 (4.13%) Rhino Mocks
2 5 (4.13%) Moq
2 5 (4.13%) Cucumber
2 5 (4.13%) SoapUI
2 5 (4.13%) NUnit
2 5 (4.13%) JIRA
3 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 19 (15.70%) Finance
2 18 (14.88%) Law
3 9 (7.44%) Retail
4 7 (5.79%) Legal
4 7 (5.79%) Games
5 5 (4.13%) Banking
6 3 (2.48%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.83%) Back Office
7 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (18.18%) Analyst
2 21 (17.36%) Developer
3 15 (12.40%) .NET Developer
4 11 (9.09%) Tester
5 10 (8.26%) Junior
5 10 (8.26%) Automation Tester
6 8 (6.61%) Information Security Engineer
6 8 (6.61%) Service Analyst
6 8 (6.61%) Service Desk Analyst
6 8 (6.61%) Infrastructure Manager
6 8 (6.61%) Security Engineer
7 7 (5.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (5.79%) Support Engineer
7 7 (5.79%) Web Developer
8 6 (4.96%) Desktop Support
8 6 (4.96%) Support Technician
9 5 (4.13%) Graduate
9 5 (4.13%) Test Analyst
9 5 (4.13%) QA Test Analyst
9 5 (4.13%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (19.01%) .NET
2 15 (12.40%) .NET Framework
3 13 (10.74%) ASP.NET
4 12 (9.92%) SOAP
5 11 (9.09%) HTML
6 9 (7.44%) HTML5
6 9 (7.44%) CSS
6 9 (7.44%) REST
7 8 (6.61%) WCF
8 7 (5.79%) XHTML
8 7 (5.79%) CSS3
8 7 (5.79%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (4.13%) Castle Windsor
9 5 (4.13%) Ninject
9 5 (4.13%) Unity DI Container
9 5 (4.13%) WinForms
9 5 (4.13%) WPF
9 5 (4.13%) Spring.NET
10 3 (2.48%) LINQ
10 3 (2.48%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.26%) Management Information System
2 9 (7.44%) Blackberry
3 7 (5.79%) W3C
3 7 (5.79%) Online Games
4 5 (4.13%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.13%) Inversion of Control
4 5 (4.13%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.65%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.65%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.65%) AS400
6 1 (0.83%) Replication
6 1 (0.83%) Clustering
6 1 (0.83%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.83%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.83%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.83%) FMCG
6 1 (0.83%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 44 (36.36%) Linux
2 22 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (13.22%) UNIX
4 14 (11.57%) Windows XP
5 13 (10.74%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (8.26%) Windows 7
7 9 (7.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (4.96%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.65%) Android
9 2 (1.65%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.65%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.83%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.83%) MVS
10 1 (0.83%) AIX
10 1 (0.83%) Windows Phone 8
10 1 (0.83%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (16.53%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (14.88%) ITIL
3 14 (11.57%) MVC
4 12 (9.92%) E-Commerce
5 11 (9.09%) Information Security
6 9 (7.44%) SOA
7 8 (6.61%) OO
7 8 (6.61%) Automated Testing
7 8 (6.61%) Manual Testing
8 7 (5.79%) Project Management
8 7 (5.79%) Validation
8 7 (5.79%) Progressive Enhancement
8 7 (5.79%) Infrastructure Management
9 6 (4.96%) Migration
9 6 (4.96%) Service Management
10 5 (4.13%) CRM
10 5 (4.13%) ITSM
10 5 (4.13%) Problem Management
10 5 (4.13%) TDD
10 5 (4.13%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 28 (23.14%) SQL
2 27 (22.31%) C#
3 15 (12.40%) C++
4 14 (11.57%) Java
5 8 (6.61%) JavaScript
6 7 (5.79%) T-SQL
7 4 (3.31%) C
8 2 (1.65%) VB
8 2 (1.65%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.65%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.65%) VB6
9 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (16.53%) Degree
2 11 (9.09%) CISM
2 11 (9.09%) ISSAP
2 11 (9.09%) ISSMP
2 11 (9.09%) CISSP
3 9 (7.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.31%) MCSA
4 4 (3.31%) MCTS
4 4 (3.31%) MCITP
5 3 (2.48%) MCP
5 3 (2.48%) MCSE
6 2 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.65%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (1.65%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.65%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.65%) MCDST
7 1 (0.83%) MCPD
7 1 (0.83%) MCAD
7 1 (0.83%) MCSD
7 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.26%) QA
2 5 (4.13%) SLA
3 3 (2.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (2.48%) COBIT
3 3 (2.48%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 38 (31.40%) Active Directory
2 15 (12.40%) Hyper-V
3 12 (9.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (4.13%) XenApp
5 3 (2.48%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.65%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.65%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (13.22%) SCCM
2 7 (5.79%) SCOM
2 7 (5.79%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (4.96%) Backup Exec
4 4 (3.31%) Windows Intune
5 3 (2.48%) SCVMM
6 2 (1.65%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.65%) BladeLogic
6 2 (1.65%) WSUS
6 2 (1.65%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (1.65%) Nagios
7 1 (0.83%) Netcool
Vendors
1 48 (39.67%) Microsoft
2 19 (15.70%) Cisco
2 19 (15.70%) VMware
3 18 (14.88%) Citrix
4 11 (9.09%) CheckPoint
5 10 (8.26%) Oracle
6 7 (5.79%) HP
6 7 (5.79%) Symantec
7 5 (4.13%) Dell
7 5 (4.13%) Avaya
8 3 (2.48%) Sage
8 3 (2.48%) McAfee
9 2 (1.65%) Tripwire
9 2 (1.65%) Trend Micro
9 2 (1.65%) Juniper
9 2 (1.65%) Reuters
9 2 (1.65%) Bloomberg
9 2 (1.65%) BMC
9 2 (1.65%) CA
9 2 (1.65%) SAP
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