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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 14 9 11
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 55 82 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 14.03% 17.98% 18.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.93% 64.57% 64.12%
Number of salaries quoted 51 68 76
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +18.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,200 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £46,750
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
108 127 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 27.55% 27.85% 28.35%
Number of salaries quoted 101 112 121
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,850 £47,500 £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 2 October 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Liverpool

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 2 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 (45.31%) Linux
2 46 (35.94%) Microsoft
3 40 (31.25%) Active Directory
4 39 (30.47%) SQL
5 34 (26.56%) .NET
6 32 (25.00%) ITIL
7 28 (21.88%) MS Excel
8 27 (21.09%) SQL Server
8 27 (21.09%) VMware
9 25 (19.53%) Degree
9 25 (19.53%) Java
9 25 (19.53%) UNIX
10 21 (16.41%) HP
10 21 (16.41%) Cisco
10 21 (16.41%) Citrix
10 21 (16.41%) Firewall
11 20 (15.63%) JavaScript
12 19 (14.84%) TCP/IP
12 19 (14.84%) Problem Management
12 19 (14.84%) Windows Server 2008
13 18 (14.06%) DNS
13 18 (14.06%) Microsoft Certification
13 18 (14.06%) HTML
13 18 (14.06%) Oracle
13 18 (14.06%) MS Exchange
14 17 (13.28%) C#
14 17 (13.28%) Finance
15 16 (12.50%) Hyper-V
16 15 (11.72%) VMware Infrastructure
16 15 (11.72%) MS Office

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 18 (14.06%) MS Exchange
2 8 (6.25%) IIS
2 8 (6.25%) Liferay
3 7 (5.47%) SharePoint
4 6 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (3.91%) Lync
6 4 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (3.13%) WebSphere
6 4 (3.13%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.56%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.78%) Node.js
8 1 (0.78%) Mule
8 1 (0.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 28 (21.88%) MS Excel
2 15 (11.72%) MS Office
3 9 (7.03%) FastStats
4 2 (1.56%) PrintSoft PReS
5 1 (0.78%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.13%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (2.34%) Sage 1000
3 1 (0.78%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.69%) Office 365
3 1 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (16.41%) Firewall
2 19 (14.84%) TCP/IP
3 18 (14.06%) DNS
4 12 (9.38%) SAN
5 10 (7.81%) IPsec
5 10 (7.81%) Kerberos
6 9 (7.03%) LDAP
7 8 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (5.47%) DHCP
9 5 (3.91%) HTTP
9 5 (3.91%) Internet
10 4 (3.13%) VPN
11 3 (2.34%) VLAN
11 3 (2.34%) WAN
11 3 (2.34%) NAS
12 2 (1.56%) Ethernet
12 2 (1.56%) ADSL
12 2 (1.56%) ISDN
12 2 (1.56%) LAN
12 2 (1.56%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (21.09%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.03%) Oracle Database
2 9 (7.03%) Relational Database
2 9 (7.03%) MySQL
3 8 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (6.25%) Pentaho
3 8 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
3 8 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (3.91%) DB2
5 1 (0.78%) Infinispan
5 1 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (7.03%) Selenium
2 7 (5.47%) JIRA
2 7 (5.47%) WebDriver
2 7 (5.47%) Cucumber
2 7 (5.47%) SoapUI
3 3 (2.34%) Subversion
4 2 (1.56%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.78%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.78%) Maven
5 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.78%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 17 (13.28%) Finance
2 12 (9.38%) Games
3 10 (7.81%) Retail
4 9 (7.03%) Law
5 5 (3.91%) Banking
6 4 (3.13%) Multimedia
7 2 (1.56%) Legal
7 2 (1.56%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.78%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (16.41%) Analyst
2 15 (11.72%) Developer
3 13 (10.16%) Technical Support
3 13 (10.16%) Applications Support
4 12 (9.38%) Support Engineer
5 10 (7.81%) Support Analyst
6 8 (6.25%) .NET Developer
6 8 (6.25%) Applications Support Engineer
6 8 (6.25%) Security Engineer
6 8 (6.25%) Information Security Engineer
7 7 (5.47%) Automation Tester
7 7 (5.47%) Infrastructure Manager
7 7 (5.47%) Tester
8 6 (4.69%) Consultant
8 6 (4.69%) Support Technician
8 6 (4.69%) Team Leader
8 6 (4.69%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (3.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (3.91%) Applications Support Analyst
9 5 (3.91%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (26.56%) .NET
2 18 (14.06%) HTML
3 13 (10.16%) J2EE
4 12 (9.38%) SOAP
5 11 (8.59%) .NET Framework
6 8 (6.25%) CSS
6 8 (6.25%) HTML5
7 7 (5.47%) REST
7 7 (5.47%) ASP.NET
8 6 (4.69%) Web Services
8 6 (4.69%) CSS3
9 5 (3.91%) jQuery
9 5 (3.91%) XHTML
9 5 (3.91%) Middleware
10 3 (2.34%) WCF
10 3 (2.34%) LINQ
11 2 (1.56%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (1.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 2 (1.56%) ActiveMQ
12 1 (0.78%) OpenLaszlo
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.81%) Management Information System
1 10 (7.81%) PKI
2 9 (7.03%) Online Games
3 5 (3.91%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.91%) W3C
4 4 (3.13%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.34%) Fat Client
5 3 (2.34%) Thin Client
5 3 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.56%) User Experience
6 2 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.56%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.56%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.78%) CMDB
7 1 (0.78%) FMCG
7 1 (0.78%) iPhone
7 1 (0.78%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.78%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.78%) AS400
7 1 (0.78%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 58 (45.31%) Linux
2 25 (19.53%) UNIX
3 19 (14.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (10.16%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (5.47%) Windows XP
7 5 (3.91%) Windows 2000 Server
7 5 (3.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (3.91%) Windows 7
8 4 (3.13%) Apple iOS
8 4 (3.13%) Android
9 3 (2.34%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.56%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.78%) AIX
11 1 (0.78%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.78%) MVS
11 1 (0.78%) Windows Phone 8
11 1 (0.78%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (25.00%) ITIL
2 19 (14.84%) Problem Management
3 13 (10.16%) E-Commerce
4 12 (9.38%) SOA
4 12 (9.38%) Information Security
5 11 (8.59%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (7.81%) Project Management
7 9 (7.03%) Server Monitoring
8 8 (6.25%) ITIL V2
8 8 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (6.25%) Workflow
8 8 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (5.47%) MVC
9 7 (5.47%) Test Automation
9 7 (5.47%) Test Strategy
10 6 (4.69%) Migration
11 5 (3.91%) Validation
11 5 (3.91%) Change Management
11 5 (3.91%) EAI
11 5 (3.91%) OO
Programming Languages
1 39 (30.47%) SQL
2 25 (19.53%) Java
3 20 (15.63%) JavaScript
4 17 (13.28%) C#
5 12 (9.38%) PowerShell
6 11 (8.59%) VB.NET
7 9 (7.03%) C++
8 8 (6.25%) PHP
9 4 (3.13%) VBA
9 4 (3.13%) VBScript
10 3 (2.34%) VB
10 3 (2.34%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.56%) C
11 2 (1.56%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.56%) VB6
12 1 (0.78%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (19.53%) Degree
2 18 (14.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (10.16%) MCITP
4 12 (9.38%) CISM
4 12 (9.38%) ISSAP
4 12 (9.38%) ISSMP
4 12 (9.38%) MCSE
4 12 (9.38%) CISSP
5 5 (3.91%) MCSA
6 3 (2.34%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (2.34%) MCDST
6 3 (2.34%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.56%) MCTS
8 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.78%) MCP
8 1 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.78%) CCNP
8 1 (0.78%) CCNA
8 1 (0.78%) ISEB
8 1 (0.78%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 4 (3.13%) COBIT
1 4 (3.13%) QA
1 4 (3.13%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.78%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 16 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 15 (11.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (7.81%) NFS
5 7 (5.47%) Terminal Services
6 6 (4.69%) XenApp
7 4 (3.13%) VMware ESX
7 4 (3.13%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.56%) vSphere
9 1 (0.78%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.78%) vCloud
9 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.78%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (8.59%) HP SIM
2 9 (7.03%) SCCM
3 8 (6.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 6 (4.69%) SCOM
5 4 (3.13%) Windows Intune
5 4 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (2.34%) Backup Exec
6 3 (2.34%) WSUS
6 3 (2.34%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.78%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.78%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.78%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.78%) Netcool
7 1 (0.78%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.78%) Nagios
Vendors
1 46 (35.94%) Microsoft
2 27 (21.09%) VMware
3 21 (16.41%) HP
3 21 (16.41%) Cisco
3 21 (16.41%) Citrix
4 18 (14.06%) Oracle
5 12 (9.38%) IBM
5 12 (9.38%) Dell
5 12 (9.38%) CheckPoint
6 8 (6.25%) Business Objects
7 6 (4.69%) Sage
8 5 (3.91%) Symantec
8 5 (3.91%) Remedy
8 5 (3.91%) JBoss
8 5 (3.91%) Red Hat
8 5 (3.91%) BMC
9 3 (2.34%) Avaya
9 3 (2.34%) Reuters
9 3 (2.34%) Bloomberg
10 2 (1.56%) ProCurve
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