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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 11 9
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 59 91 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 15.40% 19.16% 18.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.42% 67.41% 64.71%
Number of salaries quoted 53 74 67
Average salary £28,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £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
101 135 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 26.37% 28.42% 28.07%
Number of salaries quoted 93 111 103
Average salary £36,250 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £70,000 £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 26 January 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Liverpool

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 40 (33.06%) Linux
3 37 (30.58%) Active Directory
4 36 (29.75%) C#
5 33 (27.27%) .NET
5 33 (27.27%) SQL
6 27 (22.31%) SQL Server
7 26 (21.49%) MS Office
8 25 (20.66%) Windows Server 2008
9 24 (19.83%) Agile Software Development
10 23 (19.01%) Finance
11 22 (18.18%) .NET Framework
12 21 (17.36%) MS Excel
13 20 (16.53%) ASP.NET
14 19 (15.70%) MS Exchange
15 18 (14.88%) HTML
16 17 (14.05%) Law
17 16 (13.22%) VMware
17 16 (13.22%) C++
17 16 (13.22%) UNIX
17 16 (13.22%) SharePoint
17 16 (13.22%) Cisco
18 15 (12.40%) MVC
18 15 (12.40%) Citrix
18 15 (12.40%) CSS
18 15 (12.40%) ITIL
19 14 (11.57%) WCF
19 14 (11.57%) Java
19 14 (11.57%) JavaScript
19 14 (11.57%) Windows XP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 (15.70%) MS Exchange
2 16 (13.22%) SharePoint
3 13 (10.74%) IIS
4 8 (6.61%) SharePoint 2010
4 8 (6.61%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (5.79%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (4.96%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (4.96%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (4.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (4.13%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.65%) NServiceBus
8 2 (1.65%) Lync
9 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 26 (21.49%) MS Office
2 21 (17.36%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.65%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (5.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.83%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.26%) DHCP
1 10 (8.26%) Firewall
2 9 (7.44%) DNS
3 8 (6.61%) SAN
4 7 (5.79%) HTTP
4 7 (5.79%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (4.96%) TCP/IP
5 6 (4.96%) VoIP
6 5 (4.13%) WAN
6 5 (4.13%) VPN
6 5 (4.13%) LAN
7 4 (3.31%) Internet
8 3 (2.48%) VLAN
9 2 (1.65%) FTP
9 2 (1.65%) DMZ
10 1 (0.83%) Intranet
10 1 (0.83%) Network Security
10 1 (0.83%) Wireless
10 1 (0.83%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (22.31%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (6.61%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.48%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 6 (4.96%) NUnit
1 6 (4.96%) MSTest
1 6 (4.96%) Rhino Mocks
1 6 (4.96%) Moq
2 4 (3.31%) Selenium
3 2 (1.65%) Cucumber
3 2 (1.65%) SoapUI
3 2 (1.65%) JIRA
3 2 (1.65%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.83%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.83%) Subversion
General
1 23 (19.01%) Finance
2 17 (14.05%) Law
3 8 (6.61%) Retail
4 6 (4.96%) Legal
5 4 (3.31%) Games
6 3 (2.48%) Banking
6 3 (2.48%) Back Office
7 2 (1.65%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (21.49%) Developer
2 16 (13.22%) Analyst
3 15 (12.40%) .NET Developer
4 11 (9.09%) Tester
5 8 (6.61%) Junior
5 8 (6.61%) Support Engineer
5 8 (6.61%) Service Analyst
5 8 (6.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (6.61%) Service Desk Analyst
6 7 (5.79%) Infrastructure Manager
6 7 (5.79%) Security Engineer
6 7 (5.79%) Web Developer
6 7 (5.79%) Information Security Engineer
6 7 (5.79%) Automation Tester
7 6 (4.96%) Graduate .NET Developer
7 6 (4.96%) SharePoint Developer
7 6 (4.96%) Graduate
7 6 (4.96%) Architect
7 6 (4.96%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (4.96%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (27.27%) .NET
2 22 (18.18%) .NET Framework
3 20 (16.53%) ASP.NET
4 18 (14.88%) HTML
5 15 (12.40%) CSS
6 14 (11.57%) WCF
7 9 (7.44%) HTML5
7 9 (7.44%) SOAP
7 9 (7.44%) REST
8 8 (6.61%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (5.79%) WPF
9 7 (5.79%) XHTML
9 7 (5.79%) WinForms
9 7 (5.79%) CSS3
10 6 (4.96%) Unity DI Container
10 6 (4.96%) Castle Windsor
10 6 (4.96%) Ninject
10 6 (4.96%) Ajax
10 6 (4.96%) Spring.NET
11 4 (3.31%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.61%) Blackberry
2 7 (5.79%) Management Information System
2 7 (5.79%) W3C
3 6 (4.96%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.96%) Inversion of Control
3 6 (4.96%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.48%) Online Games
5 2 (1.65%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.65%) Mobile Computing
5 2 (1.65%) AS400
6 1 (0.83%) Replication
6 1 (0.83%) Clustering
6 1 (0.83%) Biotechnology
6 1 (0.83%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.83%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.83%) FMCG
6 1 (0.83%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 40 (33.06%) Linux
2 25 (20.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (13.22%) UNIX
4 14 (11.57%) Windows XP
4 14 (11.57%) Windows 7
5 12 (9.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (8.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (3.31%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.83%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.83%) AIX
8 1 (0.83%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (19.83%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (12.40%) ITIL
2 15 (12.40%) MVC
3 13 (10.74%) OO
4 11 (9.09%) Automated Testing
5 9 (7.44%) SOA
6 8 (6.61%) CRM
6 8 (6.61%) E-Commerce
6 8 (6.61%) Validation
6 8 (6.61%) Information Security
6 8 (6.61%) Manual Testing
7 7 (5.79%) Progressive Enhancement
8 6 (4.96%) Web Application Development
8 6 (4.96%) Infrastructure Management
8 6 (4.96%) Kanban
8 6 (4.96%) Dependency Injection
8 6 (4.96%) MVVM
8 6 (4.96%) Scrum
8 6 (4.96%) TDD
8 6 (4.96%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 36 (29.75%) C#
2 33 (27.27%) SQL
3 16 (13.22%) C++
4 14 (11.57%) Java
4 14 (11.57%) JavaScript
5 11 (9.09%) T-SQL
6 7 (5.79%) C
7 4 (3.31%) VB
7 4 (3.31%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.48%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.83%) VB6
9 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.83%) Python
9 1 (0.83%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (9.09%) Degree
2 10 (8.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (6.61%) CISM
3 8 (6.61%) ISSAP
3 8 (6.61%) ISSMP
3 8 (6.61%) MCP
3 8 (6.61%) CISSP
4 7 (5.79%) MCTS
5 6 (4.96%) MCAD
5 6 (4.96%) MCSD
6 4 (3.31%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (3.31%) CCNA
7 3 (2.48%) MCSE
7 3 (2.48%) MCITP
7 3 (2.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (2.48%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.48%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.65%) CCA
8 2 (1.65%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.83%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.26%) QA
2 5 (4.13%) SLA
3 1 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.83%) COBIT
3 1 (0.83%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.83%) GAMP
System Software
1 37 (30.58%) Active Directory
2 10 (8.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (7.44%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.48%) vSphere
5 2 (1.65%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.65%) XenApp
5 2 (1.65%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.83%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.83%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 12 (9.92%) SCCM
2 6 (4.96%) SCOM
2 6 (4.96%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (4.13%) Backup Exec
4 4 (3.31%) Windows Intune
5 2 (1.65%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (1.65%) Nagios
5 2 (1.65%) BladeLogic
5 2 (1.65%) SCVMM
5 2 (1.65%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.83%) WSUS
6 1 (0.83%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.83%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.83%) Netcool
Vendors
1 48 (39.67%) Microsoft
2 16 (13.22%) Cisco
2 16 (13.22%) VMware
3 15 (12.40%) Citrix
4 8 (6.61%) Oracle
4 8 (6.61%) CheckPoint
5 6 (4.96%) Symantec
5 6 (4.96%) HP
6 4 (3.31%) Dell
6 4 (3.31%) Avaya
7 3 (2.48%) McAfee
8 2 (1.65%) Tripwire
8 2 (1.65%) Trend Micro
8 2 (1.65%) Juniper
8 2 (1.65%) BMC
8 2 (1.65%) CA
8 2 (1.65%) NetApp
8 2 (1.65%) SAP
9 1 (0.83%) IBM
9 1 (0.83%) Intel
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