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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 11 11
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 77 87 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 17.50% 16.83% 18.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 65.25% 58.39% 67.27%
Number of salaries quoted 72 71 65
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,810 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,661 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +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
118 149 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 26.82% 28.82% 27.71%
Number of salaries quoted 111 123 98
Average salary £37,500 £33,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,187 £25,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £47,500
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 3 March 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Liverpool

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 56 (42.42%) Microsoft
2 42 (31.82%) Active Directory
3 37 (28.03%) Linux
4 36 (27.27%) C#
4 36 (27.27%) SQL
5 34 (25.76%) .NET
6 31 (23.48%) MS Office
7 28 (21.21%) SQL Server
8 27 (20.45%) Finance
8 27 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
9 26 (19.70%) Windows Server 2008
10 25 (18.94%) MS Exchange
10 25 (18.94%) .NET Framework
10 25 (18.94%) VMware
11 23 (17.42%) SharePoint
12 21 (15.91%) IIS
12 21 (15.91%) HTML
13 20 (15.15%) ASP.NET
13 20 (15.15%) MS Excel
14 19 (14.39%) CSS
14 19 (14.39%) ITIL
14 19 (14.39%) Cisco
14 19 (14.39%) Microsoft Certification
15 18 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
16 17 (12.88%) Citrix
16 17 (12.88%) MCP
16 17 (12.88%) OO
16 17 (12.88%) WCF
17 16 (12.12%) Law
17 16 (12.12%) UNIX

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 25 (18.94%) MS Exchange
2 23 (17.42%) SharePoint
3 21 (15.91%) IIS
4 13 (9.85%) SharePoint 2010
5 12 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
6 11 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (5.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.76%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.76%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.76%) OpenEdge
9 1 (0.76%) Lync
Applications
1 31 (23.48%) MS Office
2 20 (15.15%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.52%) MS Project
4 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
1 16 (12.12%) Office 365
2 1 (0.76%) IaaS
2 1 (0.76%) SaaS
2 1 (0.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (12.12%) DHCP
1 16 (12.12%) DNS
2 14 (10.61%) SAN
3 13 (9.85%) WAN
4 11 (8.33%) LAN
4 11 (8.33%) Firewall
5 9 (6.82%) VPN
6 8 (6.06%) TCP/IP
7 6 (4.55%) VoIP
7 6 (4.55%) FTP
7 6 (4.55%) HTTP
8 5 (3.79%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (3.03%) Internet
9 4 (3.03%) ADSL
9 4 (3.03%) ISDN
10 3 (2.27%) Ethernet
11 2 (1.52%) SMTP
11 2 (1.52%) PSTN
11 2 (1.52%) DMZ
11 2 (1.52%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (21.21%) SQL Server
2 18 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (5.30%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.03%) VLDB
5 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.76%) MS Access
5 1 (0.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (4.55%) NUnit
1 6 (4.55%) MSTest
1 6 (4.55%) Rhino Mocks
1 6 (4.55%) Moq
2 2 (1.52%) Selenium
3 1 (0.76%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.76%) Subversion
3 1 (0.76%) WinDbg
General
1 27 (20.45%) Finance
2 16 (12.12%) Law
3 6 (4.55%) Legal
3 6 (4.55%) Retail
4 3 (2.27%) Back Office
5 2 (1.52%) Banking
6 1 (0.76%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.76%) Games
Job Titles
1 26 (19.70%) Developer
2 17 (12.88%) Analyst
3 12 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 11 (8.33%) SharePoint Developer
5 10 (7.58%) Tester
6 9 (6.82%) Support Engineer
7 8 (6.06%) Service Analyst
7 8 (6.06%) Service Desk Analyst
8 7 (5.30%) Desktop Support
8 7 (5.30%) Junior
9 6 (4.55%) Web Developer
9 6 (4.55%) Graduate
9 6 (4.55%) Architect
9 6 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (4.55%) Security Engineer
9 6 (4.55%) Junior .NET Developer
9 6 (4.55%) Graduate Developer
9 6 (4.55%) Desktop Engineer
9 6 (4.55%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (25.76%) .NET
2 25 (18.94%) .NET Framework
3 21 (15.91%) HTML
4 20 (15.15%) ASP.NET
5 19 (14.39%) CSS
6 17 (12.88%) WCF
7 11 (8.33%) Ajax
8 7 (5.30%) WinForms
8 7 (5.30%) WPF
9 6 (4.55%) Spring.NET
9 6 (4.55%) XHTML
9 6 (4.55%) SOAP
9 6 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (4.55%) HTML5
9 6 (4.55%) Castle Windsor
9 6 (4.55%) Ninject
9 6 (4.55%) REST
9 6 (4.55%) CSS3
9 6 (4.55%) Unity DI Container
10 5 (3.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.58%) Blackberry
2 7 (5.30%) Computer Science
2 7 (5.30%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (4.55%) Inversion of Control
3 6 (4.55%) W3C
4 4 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.03%) Mobile Computing
5 3 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.52%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.52%) AS400
6 2 (1.52%) Clustering
7 1 (0.76%) Biotechnology
7 1 (0.76%) Replication
7 1 (0.76%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.76%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.76%) Open Source
7 1 (0.76%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 37 (28.03%) Linux
2 26 (19.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (12.12%) UNIX
3 16 (12.12%) Windows 7
4 14 (10.61%) Windows XP
5 12 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (4.55%) Windows 8
7 3 (2.27%) Windows Vista
8 2 (1.52%) Android
8 2 (1.52%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.76%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.76%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (14.39%) ITIL
3 17 (12.88%) OO
4 12 (9.09%) CRM
4 12 (9.09%) MVC
4 12 (9.09%) Automated Testing
5 11 (8.33%) OOA/OOD
6 8 (6.06%) Manual Testing
7 7 (5.30%) Validation
8 6 (4.55%) Scrum
8 6 (4.55%) Information Security
8 6 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (4.55%) TDD
8 6 (4.55%) Service Management
8 6 (4.55%) SOA
8 6 (4.55%) Kanban
8 6 (4.55%) Dependency Injection
8 6 (4.55%) MVVM
8 6 (4.55%) Progressive Enhancement
8 6 (4.55%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 36 (27.27%) C#
1 36 (27.27%) SQL
2 15 (11.36%) C++
2 15 (11.36%) Java
2 15 (11.36%) JavaScript
3 14 (10.61%) T-SQL
4 8 (6.06%) C
5 4 (3.03%) Shell Script
5 4 (3.03%) VB
5 4 (3.03%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.76%) Python
6 1 (0.76%) VBScript
6 1 (0.76%) Perl
6 1 (0.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (14.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (12.88%) MCP
3 12 (9.09%) MCTS
4 11 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (8.33%) MCAD
4 11 (8.33%) MCSD
4 11 (8.33%) CCNA
5 9 (6.82%) Degree
6 7 (5.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (4.55%) MCSE
8 5 (3.79%) Citrix Certification
8 5 (3.79%) CISSP
8 5 (3.79%) ISSAP
8 5 (3.79%) ISSMP
8 5 (3.79%) MCITP
8 5 (3.79%) CISM
9 4 (3.03%) CCA
9 4 (3.03%) Security Cleared
10 3 (2.27%) VCP4
10 3 (2.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.58%) QA
2 4 (3.03%) SLA
3 1 (0.76%) GAMP
System Software
1 42 (31.82%) Active Directory
2 10 (7.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.30%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.79%) XenDesktop
4 5 (3.79%) vSphere
5 3 (2.27%) XenApp
5 3 (2.27%) VMware Server
6 2 (1.52%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.76%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.76%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.76%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (8.33%) SCCM
2 8 (6.06%) Backup Exec
3 5 (3.79%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (3.03%) SCOM
4 4 (3.03%) Windows Intune
5 3 (2.27%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.52%) BladeLogic
6 2 (1.52%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (1.52%) Nagios
7 1 (0.76%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.76%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 56 (42.42%) Microsoft
2 25 (18.94%) VMware
3 19 (14.39%) Cisco
4 17 (12.88%) Citrix
5 9 (6.82%) HP
6 7 (5.30%) Oracle
7 5 (3.79%) NetApp
7 5 (3.79%) CheckPoint
7 5 (3.79%) Symantec
8 4 (3.03%) McAfee
9 3 (2.27%) Apple
9 3 (2.27%) Veeam
9 3 (2.27%) Avaya
9 3 (2.27%) Juniper
9 3 (2.27%) Dell
10 2 (1.52%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.52%) BMC
10 2 (1.52%) CA
10 2 (1.52%) Trend Micro
10 2 (1.52%) Tripwire
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