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

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 7 10
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 55 113 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 15.11% 21.94% 16.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.51% 69.75% 52.31%
Number of salaries quoted 45 90 55
Average salary £47,500 £41,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.45% +22.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £24,750 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £56,760 £50,000 £42,300
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,625
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +1.05%
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
94 162 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 25.82% 31.46% 31.63%
Number of salaries quoted 84 138 114
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +18.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,850 £45,000 £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 21 November 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Liverpool

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 50 (41.32%) Linux
2 42 (34.71%) Microsoft
3 38 (31.40%) Active Directory
4 28 (23.14%) SQL
5 26 (21.49%) C#
5 26 (21.49%) MS Office
6 25 (20.66%) SQL Server
7 23 (19.01%) MS Excel
7 23 (19.01%) VMware
8 22 (18.18%) Degree
8 22 (18.18%) Citrix
9 20 (16.53%) Cisco
9 20 (16.53%) .NET
9 20 (16.53%) Java
10 19 (15.70%) Windows Server 2008
11 18 (14.88%) Law
12 17 (14.05%) C++
12 17 (14.05%) ITIL
12 17 (14.05%) UNIX
13 16 (13.22%) MS Exchange
13 16 (13.22%) SCCM
14 15 (12.40%) Hyper-V
15 14 (11.57%) Finance
16 13 (10.74%) E-Commerce
17 12 (9.92%) Oracle
17 12 (9.92%) JavaScript
17 12 (9.92%) CISM
17 12 (9.92%) CISSP
17 12 (9.92%) CheckPoint
17 12 (9.92%) Windows Server 2003

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 16 (13.22%) MS Exchange
2 8 (6.61%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.96%) IIS
4 5 (4.13%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (4.13%) Lync
5 4 (3.31%) JBoss
6 3 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (2.48%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (2.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (2.48%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.65%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.83%) Liferay
8 1 (0.83%) Mule
Applications
1 26 (21.49%) MS Office
2 23 (19.01%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.65%) MS Project
3 2 (1.65%) PrintSoft PReS
4 1 (0.83%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 3 (2.48%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (2.48%) Sage 1000
2 1 (0.83%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.96%) Office 365
3 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.09%) SAN
2 10 (8.26%) Firewall
3 9 (7.44%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (4.13%) TCP/IP
5 4 (3.31%) DNS
5 4 (3.31%) VoIP
5 4 (3.31%) HTTP
6 3 (2.48%) Internet
6 3 (2.48%) DHCP
6 3 (2.48%) NAS
7 2 (1.65%) WAN
7 2 (1.65%) VPN
7 2 (1.65%) LAN
7 2 (1.65%) VLAN
8 1 (0.83%) Network Security
8 1 (0.83%) Wireless
8 1 (0.83%) PSTN
8 1 (0.83%) ADSL
8 1 (0.83%) ISDN
8 1 (0.83%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (20.66%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.61%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.83%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.83%) MySQL
3 1 (0.83%) Infinispan
3 1 (0.83%) Pentaho
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (7.44%) Selenium
2 7 (5.79%) JIRA
2 7 (5.79%) Cucumber
2 7 (5.79%) SoapUI
2 7 (5.79%) WebDriver
3 2 (1.65%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.83%) NUnit
4 1 (0.83%) Maven
4 1 (0.83%) Subversion
4 1 (0.83%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.83%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (0.83%) Moq
4 1 (0.83%) MSTest
4 1 (0.83%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 18 (14.88%) Law
2 14 (11.57%) Finance
3 11 (9.09%) Retail
4 9 (7.44%) Games
5 6 (4.96%) Legal
6 5 (4.13%) Banking
7 3 (2.48%) Multimedia
8 2 (1.65%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.83%) Advertising
9 1 (0.83%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 26 (21.49%) Analyst
2 16 (13.22%) Developer
3 12 (9.92%) Tester
3 12 (9.92%) Automation Tester
4 9 (7.44%) Infrastructure Manager
4 9 (7.44%) Security Engineer
4 9 (7.44%) .NET Developer
4 9 (7.44%) Information Security Engineer
5 8 (6.61%) Support Technician
5 8 (6.61%) Service Analyst
5 8 (6.61%) Service Desk Analyst
6 7 (5.79%) Support Analyst
7 6 (4.96%) Junior
8 5 (4.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (4.13%) QA Test Analyst
8 5 (4.13%) IT Support Technician
8 5 (4.13%) QA Analyst
8 5 (4.13%) Applications Support
8 5 (4.13%) Test Analyst
8 5 (4.13%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (16.53%) .NET
2 11 (9.09%) SOAP
3 10 (8.26%) .NET Framework
4 9 (7.44%) ASP.NET
4 9 (7.44%) HTML
5 7 (5.79%) HTML5
6 6 (4.96%) REST
6 6 (4.96%) CSS
7 5 (4.13%) J2EE
7 5 (4.13%) CSS3
7 5 (4.13%) jQuery
8 4 (3.31%) XHTML
8 4 (3.31%) WCF
9 3 (2.48%) LINQ
9 3 (2.48%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (1.65%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 2 (1.65%) ActiveMQ
10 2 (1.65%) WPF
11 1 (0.83%) OpenLaszlo
11 1 (0.83%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.26%) Management Information System
2 9 (7.44%) Online Games
3 7 (5.79%) Blackberry
4 4 (3.31%) W3C
5 2 (1.65%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.65%) User Experience
5 2 (1.65%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.65%) AS400
6 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.83%) FMCG
6 1 (0.83%) Replication
6 1 (0.83%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.83%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.83%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 50 (41.32%) Linux
2 19 (15.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (14.05%) UNIX
4 12 (9.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (9.09%) Windows XP
6 8 (6.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (4.96%) Windows 8
8 5 (4.13%) Windows 2000 Server
8 5 (4.13%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.65%) Android
9 2 (1.65%) Apple iOS
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 17 (14.05%) ITIL
2 13 (10.74%) E-Commerce
3 12 (9.92%) Information Security
3 12 (9.92%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (8.26%) Problem Management
5 8 (6.61%) Manual Testing
5 8 (6.61%) Automated Testing
6 7 (5.79%) MVC
6 7 (5.79%) Project Management
6 7 (5.79%) Infrastructure Management
6 7 (5.79%) Test Strategy
6 7 (5.79%) Test Automation
7 6 (4.96%) SOA
7 6 (4.96%) Service Management
7 6 (4.96%) Migration
8 5 (4.13%) ITSM
8 5 (4.13%) Mentoring
8 5 (4.13%) Coaching
9 4 (3.31%) Progressive Enhancement
9 4 (3.31%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 28 (23.14%) SQL
2 26 (21.49%) C#
3 20 (16.53%) Java
4 17 (14.05%) C++
5 12 (9.92%) JavaScript
6 5 (4.13%) T-SQL
7 4 (3.31%) C
8 3 (2.48%) VBA
8 3 (2.48%) VBScript
9 2 (1.65%) VB
9 2 (1.65%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.65%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.65%) VB6
10 1 (0.83%) PHP
10 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (18.18%) Degree
2 12 (9.92%) CISM
2 12 (9.92%) CISSP
2 12 (9.92%) ISSAP
2 12 (9.92%) ISSMP
3 9 (7.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (4.13%) MCSA
5 4 (3.31%) MCITP
6 3 (2.48%) MCDST
6 3 (2.48%) MCTS
6 3 (2.48%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (2.48%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (2.48%) MCSE
7 2 (1.65%) MCP
7 2 (1.65%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.65%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.83%) MCPD
8 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.09%) QA
2 5 (4.13%) SLA
3 3 (2.48%) COBIT
3 3 (2.48%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 38 (31.40%) Active Directory
2 15 (12.40%) Hyper-V
3 11 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (4.96%) XenApp
5 5 (4.13%) Terminal Services
6 3 (2.48%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.65%) vSphere
8 1 (0.83%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 16 (13.22%) SCCM
2 7 (5.79%) SCOM
3 5 (4.13%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (3.31%) Windows Intune
5 3 (2.48%) WSUS
5 3 (2.48%) SCVMM
5 3 (2.48%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.65%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.65%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (1.65%) Nagios
6 2 (1.65%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.83%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.83%) Netcool
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 42 (34.71%) Microsoft
2 23 (19.01%) VMware
3 22 (18.18%) Citrix
4 20 (16.53%) Cisco
5 12 (9.92%) Oracle
5 12 (9.92%) CheckPoint
6 7 (5.79%) HP
7 6 (4.96%) Dell
7 6 (4.96%) Symantec
8 5 (4.13%) BMC
9 4 (3.31%) Sage
9 4 (3.31%) Remedy
10 3 (2.48%) McAfee
10 3 (2.48%) Reuters
10 3 (2.48%) Bloomberg
10 3 (2.48%) Avaya
11 2 (1.65%) Trend Micro
11 2 (1.65%) IBM
11 2 (1.65%) CA
11 2 (1.65%) Tripwire
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