The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 10 21
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +11
Permanent jobs citing Windows 77 94 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 15.81% 14.71% 11.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 65.25% 56.29% 53.08%
Number of salaries quoted 49 81 58
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Windows
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Merseyside region.

Operating Systems Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
118 167 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 24.23% 26.13% 21.07%
Number of salaries quoted 82 138 118
Average salary £29,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.14% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,500 £23,500
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 Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Windows
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Merseyside region.

Windows Salary Trend in Merseyside

Windows
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Merseyside

Windows
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -2 45 £30,000 -14.28% 18
Southport - 11 - - 4
Bootle 0 8 £30,000 -
Birkenhead +5 4 £30,250 -30.85% 1
Wirral +10 2 £33,250 +23.14%
Windows
North West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 68 (43.59%) Microsoft
2 54 (34.62%) VMware
3 44 (28.21%) Active Directory
4 41 (26.28%) Windows 7
5 39 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 38 (24.36%) SAN
7 36 (23.08%) MS Exchange
8 32 (20.51%) SQL
9 31 (19.87%) MS Office
10 29 (18.59%) Linux
11 28 (17.95%) .NET
11 28 (17.95%) Citrix
11 28 (17.95%) Degree
12 27 (17.31%) Exchange Server 2010
12 27 (17.31%) Microsoft Certification
12 27 (17.31%) SQL Server
13 26 (16.67%) IIS
14 24 (15.38%) MS Excel
15 22 (14.10%) ITIL
15 22 (14.10%) C#
16 21 (13.46%) Windows 8
17 20 (12.82%) UNIX
17 20 (12.82%) WAN
18 19 (12.18%) Oracle
18 19 (12.18%) JavaScript
18 19 (12.18%) LAN
18 19 (12.18%) DHCP
18 19 (12.18%) DNS
18 19 (12.18%) Data Centre
19 17 (10.90%) SCCM

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 36 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 27 (17.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (16.67%) IIS
4 17 (10.90%) SharePoint
5 11 (7.05%) JBoss
6 9 (5.77%) SharePoint 2010
7 7 (4.49%) SharePoint 2013
7 7 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (3.85%) NetWeaver
9 5 (3.21%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (1.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (1.92%) OpenEdge
11 1 (0.64%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.64%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.64%) WorkSite
11 1 (0.64%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.64%) WebLogic
Applications
1 31 (19.87%) MS Office
2 24 (15.38%) MS Excel
3 6 (3.85%) MS Visio
4 5 (3.21%) MS Project
5 2 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.64%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.13%) Office 365
2 5 (3.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.64%) SaaS
3 1 (0.64%) PaaS
3 1 (0.64%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (24.36%) SAN
2 20 (12.82%) WAN
3 19 (12.18%) DHCP
3 19 (12.18%) LAN
3 19 (12.18%) DNS
4 12 (7.69%) VPN
5 10 (6.41%) Firewall
6 9 (5.77%) TCP/IP
6 9 (5.77%) NAS
7 4 (2.56%) FTP
7 4 (2.56%) ADSL
7 4 (2.56%) Wireless
8 3 (1.92%) VLAN
8 3 (1.92%) Ethernet
8 3 (1.92%) ISDN
9 2 (1.28%) SSL
9 2 (1.28%) SMTP
9 2 (1.28%) PSTN
9 2 (1.28%) VoIP
9 2 (1.28%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (17.31%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (4.49%) MongoDB
3 7 (4.49%) NoSQL
4 6 (3.85%) DB2
5 4 (2.56%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.92%) Informix
6 3 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.28%) MySQL
8 1 (0.64%) MS Access
8 1 (0.64%) VLDB
8 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 11 (7.05%) Ant
1 11 (7.05%) Maven
1 11 (7.05%) Jenkins
2 8 (5.13%) MSI
3 4 (2.56%) Log4j
3 4 (2.56%) JUnit
3 4 (2.56%) Selenium
3 4 (2.56%) Selenium IDE
4 2 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.28%) Subversion
5 1 (0.64%) WinDbg
5 1 (0.64%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (9.62%) Finance
2 13 (8.33%) Legal
3 7 (4.49%) Law
4 3 (1.92%) Advertising
5 2 (1.28%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.28%) Banking
6 1 (0.64%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.64%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (0.64%) French Language
6 1 (0.64%) German Language
6 1 (0.64%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.64%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.64%) Back Office
6 1 (0.64%) Games
6 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (19.87%) Analyst
2 25 (16.03%) Administrator
3 22 (14.10%) Support Analyst
4 21 (13.46%) Systems Administrator
5 20 (12.82%) Developer
6 13 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 11 (7.05%) Support Engineer
7 11 (7.05%) Linux Support
7 11 (7.05%) IT Support
8 10 (6.41%) Windows Administrator
8 10 (6.41%) Windows Systems Administrator
9 9 (5.77%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 7 (4.49%) DBA
10 7 (4.49%) Software Developer
11 6 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
12 5 (3.21%) 3rd Line Support
12 5 (3.21%) Service Analyst
12 5 (3.21%) Consultant
12 5 (3.21%) Support Specialist
12 5 (3.21%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (17.95%) .NET
2 17 (10.90%) HTML
3 15 (9.62%) CSS
3 15 (9.62%) XML
4 11 (7.05%) ASP.NET
5 8 (5.13%) SOAP
5 8 (5.13%) Web Services
5 8 (5.13%) WSDL
6 7 (4.49%) XHTML
6 7 (4.49%) JDBC
6 7 (4.49%) Hibernate
6 7 (4.49%) Spring
6 7 (4.49%) HornetQ
6 7 (4.49%) .NET Framework
7 6 (3.85%) SAP Basis
7 6 (3.85%) J2EE
8 5 (3.21%) Ajax
8 5 (3.21%) WCF
9 4 (2.56%) WinForms
9 4 (2.56%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.18%) Data Centre
2 15 (9.62%) Blackberry
3 10 (6.41%) Clustering
4 9 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.49%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.21%) Replication
6 5 (3.21%) Mainframe
6 5 (3.21%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.92%) Statistics
8 2 (1.28%) Mobile Computing
9 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.64%) New Media
9 1 (0.64%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.64%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 41 (26.28%) Windows 7
2 39 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (18.59%) Linux
4 21 (13.46%) Windows 8
5 20 (12.82%) UNIX
6 16 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (7.05%) Mac OS
9 7 (4.49%) Oracle Linux
10 4 (2.56%) Android
10 4 (2.56%) SUSE
10 4 (2.56%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.28%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.64%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.64%) NetWare
12 1 (0.64%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.64%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (14.10%) ITIL
2 15 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (8.33%) CRM
3 13 (8.33%) Open Source
3 13 (8.33%) Patch Management
4 12 (7.69%) Project Management
5 11 (7.05%) Software Engineering
5 11 (7.05%) Capacity Planning
5 11 (7.05%) Analytics
6 9 (5.77%) Root Cause Analysis
6 9 (5.77%) Automated Testing
6 9 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (5.13%) TDD
7 8 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (4.49%) OWASP
8 7 (4.49%) BDD
8 7 (4.49%) Scrum
8 7 (4.49%) Business Continuity
8 7 (4.49%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (4.49%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 32 (20.51%) SQL
2 22 (14.10%) C#
3 19 (12.18%) JavaScript
4 17 (10.90%) Java
5 9 (5.77%) T-SQL
6 5 (3.21%) Shell Script
7 4 (2.56%) Ruby
7 4 (2.56%) LINC
7 4 (2.56%) Perl
7 4 (2.56%) C++
7 4 (2.56%) Python
8 3 (1.92%) C
9 2 (1.28%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.64%) VBA
10 1 (0.64%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.64%) VBScript
10 1 (0.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (17.95%) Degree
2 27 (17.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (10.26%) MCSE
4 14 (8.97%) MCP
4 14 (8.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 11 (7.05%) MCSA
6 9 (5.77%) Security Cleared
7 8 (5.13%) CCNA
7 8 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (4.49%) MCTS
9 6 (3.85%) MCITP
10 5 (3.21%) MCAD
10 5 (3.21%) MCSD
11 4 (2.56%) Citrix Certification
11 4 (2.56%) A+ Certification
12 3 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (1.92%) Network+ Certification
13 2 (1.28%) MCDST
13 2 (1.28%) CCA
14 1 (0.64%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.69%) QA
2 8 (5.13%) SLA
3 1 (0.64%) GAMP
System Software
1 44 (28.21%) Active Directory
2 11 (7.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (6.41%) Hyper-V
4 7 (4.49%) XenApp
5 4 (2.56%) SRDF
6 3 (1.92%) vSphere
6 3 (1.92%) VMware Server
6 3 (1.92%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.28%) XenServer
7 2 (1.28%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.64%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.64%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.64%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.64%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 17 (10.90%) SCCM
2 7 (4.49%) Backup Exec
3 3 (1.92%) OVSD
3 3 (1.92%) OpenView
3 3 (1.92%) Tivoli
3 3 (1.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (1.92%) Nagios
4 2 (1.28%) SCOM
5 1 (0.64%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.64%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.64%) MOM
5 1 (0.64%) WSUS
Vendors
1 68 (43.59%) Microsoft
2 54 (34.62%) VMware
3 28 (17.95%) Citrix
4 19 (12.18%) Oracle
5 16 (10.26%) Red Hat
6 13 (8.33%) Cisco
6 13 (8.33%) HP
7 7 (4.49%) EMC
8 6 (3.85%) SAP
8 6 (3.85%) NetApp
9 5 (3.21%) Unisys
10 4 (2.56%) Apple
11 3 (1.92%) Sage
11 3 (1.92%) SolarWinds
12 2 (1.28%) AppSense
12 2 (1.28%) Mitel
12 2 (1.28%) Veeam
12 2 (1.28%) Juniper
12 2 (1.28%) Dell
13 1 (0.64%) Sun
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