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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 11 9 20
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +11
Permanent jobs citing Windows 48 71 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 12.83% 13.60% 9.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.54% 53.38% 47.92%
Number of salaries quoted 35 66 40
Average salary £24,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
82 133 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 21.93% 25.48% 20.04%
Number of salaries quoted 62 112 89
Average salary £24,250 £35,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.71% -10.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,250 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 30 July 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Liverpool

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 50 (43.48%) VMware
2 41 (35.65%) Microsoft
3 37 (32.17%) Active Directory
4 34 (29.57%) MS Exchange
5 33 (28.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 30 (26.09%) SAN
7 27 (23.48%) Microsoft Certification
7 27 (23.48%) Windows 7
8 26 (22.61%) Citrix
8 26 (22.61%) SQL
9 25 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
10 22 (19.13%) MS Office
11 21 (18.26%) Linux
12 20 (17.39%) ITIL
12 20 (17.39%) WAN
13 19 (16.52%) LAN
13 19 (16.52%) Windows 8
14 18 (15.65%) MS Excel
15 16 (13.91%) MCSE
15 16 (13.91%) DHCP
15 16 (13.91%) DNS
15 16 (13.91%) .NET
15 16 (13.91%) IIS
16 15 (13.04%) SQL Server
16 15 (13.04%) Degree
16 15 (13.04%) Data Centre
17 14 (12.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 14 (12.17%) MCP
17 14 (12.17%) SharePoint
17 14 (12.17%) Finance

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 34 (29.57%) MS Exchange
2 25 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (13.91%) IIS
4 14 (12.17%) SharePoint
5 7 (6.09%) SharePoint 2010
5 7 (6.09%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (5.22%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (2.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.87%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.87%) WorkSite
9 1 (0.87%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.87%) OpenEdge
9 1 (0.87%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.87%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 22 (19.13%) MS Office
2 18 (15.65%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.74%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.87%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.87%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.96%) Office 365
2 5 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.87%) SaaS
3 1 (0.87%) PaaS
3 1 (0.87%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (26.09%) SAN
2 20 (17.39%) WAN
3 19 (16.52%) LAN
4 16 (13.91%) DHCP
4 16 (13.91%) DNS
5 10 (8.70%) VPN
6 9 (7.83%) Firewall
7 8 (6.96%) TCP/IP
8 4 (3.48%) FTP
8 4 (3.48%) ADSL
8 4 (3.48%) Wireless
8 4 (3.48%) NAS
9 3 (2.61%) VLAN
9 3 (2.61%) Ethernet
9 3 (2.61%) ISDN
10 2 (1.74%) SSL
10 2 (1.74%) SMTP
10 2 (1.74%) PSTN
10 2 (1.74%) WEP
10 2 (1.74%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.61%) Informix
4 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.74%) MySQL
5 1 (0.87%) DB2
5 1 (0.87%) MS Access
5 1 (0.87%) VLDB
5 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Subversion
1 1 (0.87%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.87%) WinDbg
General
1 14 (12.17%) Finance
2 10 (8.70%) Legal
3 5 (4.35%) Law
4 2 (1.74%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.74%) Advertising
4 2 (1.74%) Banking
5 1 (0.87%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.87%) Mandarin Language
5 1 (0.87%) French Language
5 1 (0.87%) German Language
5 1 (0.87%) Italian Language
5 1 (0.87%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.87%) Games
5 1 (0.87%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.87%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 26 (22.61%) Analyst
2 23 (20.00%) Administrator
3 19 (16.52%) Systems Administrator
4 17 (14.78%) Support Analyst
5 12 (10.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (9.57%) Support Engineer
6 11 (9.57%) Developer
7 10 (8.70%) Windows Administrator
7 10 (8.70%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 10 (8.70%) Linux Support
8 9 (7.83%) IT Support
9 7 (6.09%) DBA
10 5 (4.35%) Support Specialist
10 5 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
10 5 (4.35%) Service Analyst
10 5 (4.35%) Service Desk Analyst
10 5 (4.35%) Infrastructure Manager
10 5 (4.35%) SharePoint Developer
11 4 (3.48%) Consultant
11 4 (3.48%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (13.91%) .NET
2 9 (7.83%) HTML
3 7 (6.09%) ASP.NET
4 6 (5.22%) .NET Framework
5 5 (4.35%) WCF
5 5 (4.35%) Ajax
5 5 (4.35%) CSS
6 3 (2.61%) XML
6 3 (2.61%) COM
7 2 (1.74%) J2EE
7 2 (1.74%) WinForms
8 1 (0.87%) SAP Basis
8 1 (0.87%) Qt
8 1 (0.87%) 802.1X
8 1 (0.87%) ODBC
8 1 (0.87%) WSDL
8 1 (0.87%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (0.87%) Middleware
8 1 (0.87%) OLE DB
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.04%) Data Centre
2 9 (7.83%) Clustering
3 7 (6.09%) Blackberry
4 5 (4.35%) Mainframe
4 5 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.48%) Replication
6 3 (2.61%) Statistics
6 3 (2.61%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.74%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.87%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 33 (28.70%) Windows Server 2008
2 27 (23.48%) Windows 7
3 21 (18.26%) Linux
4 19 (16.52%) Windows 8
5 13 (11.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (9.57%) UNIX
7 10 (8.70%) Mac OS
7 10 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (3.48%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.74%) Windows Vista
9 2 (1.74%) Android
10 1 (0.87%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.87%) NetWare
10 1 (0.87%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.87%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (17.39%) ITIL
2 8 (6.96%) CRM
3 7 (6.09%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (5.22%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (4.35%) Patch Management
5 5 (4.35%) OOA/OOD
5 5 (4.35%) OO
5 5 (4.35%) Project Management
6 4 (3.48%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (3.48%) Service Delivery
6 4 (3.48%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (3.48%) Performance Analysis
6 4 (3.48%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (3.48%) Change Control
6 4 (3.48%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (2.61%) ETL
7 3 (2.61%) Time Management
7 3 (2.61%) Incident Management
7 3 (2.61%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 26 (22.61%) SQL
2 12 (10.43%) C#
3 9 (7.83%) T-SQL
3 9 (7.83%) JavaScript
4 5 (4.35%) Java
5 4 (3.48%) C++
5 4 (3.48%) LINC
6 3 (2.61%) C
7 1 (0.87%) VBScript
7 1 (0.87%) VB
7 1 (0.87%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.87%) VBA
7 1 (0.87%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 27 (23.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (13.91%) MCSE
3 15 (13.04%) Degree
4 14 (12.17%) MCP
4 14 (12.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 11 (9.57%) MCSA
6 8 (6.96%) CCNA
6 8 (6.96%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (6.09%) MCTS
8 6 (5.22%) MCITP
9 5 (4.35%) MCAD
9 5 (4.35%) MCSD
10 4 (3.48%) Citrix Certification
10 4 (3.48%) A+ Certification
11 3 (2.61%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (2.61%) Network+ Certification
12 2 (1.74%) MCDST
12 2 (1.74%) CCA
13 1 (0.87%) MCDBA
13 1 (0.87%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.74%) SLA
2 1 (0.87%) QA
System Software
1 37 (32.17%) Active Directory
2 11 (9.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (6.96%) Hyper-V
4 5 (4.35%) XenApp
5 4 (3.48%) SRDF
6 3 (2.61%) vSphere
6 3 (2.61%) VMware Server
6 3 (2.61%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.74%) XenServer
7 2 (1.74%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.87%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.87%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.87%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.87%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 8 (6.96%) SCCM
2 7 (6.09%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.61%) OVSD
3 3 (2.61%) OpenView
3 3 (2.61%) Tivoli
3 3 (2.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (2.61%) Nagios
4 2 (1.74%) SCOM
5 1 (0.87%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.87%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.87%) MOM
5 1 (0.87%) WSUS
Vendors
1 50 (43.48%) VMware
2 41 (35.65%) Microsoft
3 26 (22.61%) Citrix
4 13 (11.30%) Cisco
5 12 (10.43%) HP
6 11 (9.57%) Red Hat
7 7 (6.09%) EMC
8 6 (5.22%) Oracle
8 6 (5.22%) NetApp
9 5 (4.35%) Unisys
10 4 (3.48%) Apple
11 3 (2.61%) SolarWinds
12 2 (1.74%) Juniper
12 2 (1.74%) AppSense
12 2 (1.74%) Sage
13 1 (0.87%) Symantec
13 1 (0.87%) McAfee
13 1 (0.87%) Alias
13 1 (0.87%) Avaya
13 1 (0.87%) SAP
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