The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 3 11
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Permanent jobs citing Windows 167 110 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 24.81% 22.22% 14.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 74.55% 72.37% 62.07%
Number of salaries quoted 78 77 60
Median salary £42,500 £37,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.86% +23.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,900 £22,650 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,300 £50,185
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +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
224 152 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 33.28% 30.71% 22.92%
Number of salaries quoted 121 99 104
Median salary £43,349 £36,018 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.35% -3.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of job ads across the Merseyside region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 9 December 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in Merseyside

Windows
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -2 137 £44,174 +19.38% 9
Wirral -5 4 £24,000 -46.66% 1
Southport +6 3 £17,000 -37.03% 1
Bootle - 3 £28,500 -
St Helens -9 1 £35,000 +25.00% 1
Windows
North West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for Windows.

1 160 (54.42%) Windows Server
2 127 (43.20%) Microsoft
3 102 (34.69%) Linux
4 101 (34.35%) Finance
5 95 (32.31%) ITIL
6 94 (31.97%) VMware
7 91 (30.95%) PowerShell
8 87 (29.59%) SQL Server
9 85 (28.91%) Citrix
10 77 (26.19%) SQL
11 74 (25.17%) Active Directory
12 62 (21.09%) Windows Server 2012
13 60 (20.41%) Hyper-V
13 60 (20.41%) Microsoft Azure
14 59 (20.07%) VMware Infrastructure
15 54 (18.37%) Banking
16 52 (17.69%) Data Centre
17 49 (16.67%) ITIL V3
18 45 (15.31%) Unix
19 44 (14.97%) Oracle
20 43 (14.63%) MS Excel
21 41 (13.95%) SQL Server 2012
22 39 (13.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 39 (13.27%) Apache
22 39 (13.27%) Tomcat
23 35 (11.90%) IIS
23 35 (11.90%) XenApp
24 33 (11.22%) HPUX
24 33 (11.22%) SAN
25 31 (10.54%) Microsoft Certification

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 39 (13.27%) Apache
1 39 (13.27%) Tomcat
2 35 (11.90%) IIS
3 24 (8.16%) MS Exchange
4 18 (6.12%) BizTalk Server
5 17 (5.78%) JBoss
6 15 (5.10%) SharePoint
7 14 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
8 13 (4.42%) Exchange Server 2013
9 11 (3.74%) Skype for Business
10 6 (2.04%) Confluence
10 6 (2.04%) nginx
11 5 (1.70%) GroupWise
11 5 (1.70%) Oracle Service Bus
11 5 (1.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (1.70%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (1.36%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.68%) Office Communications Server
14 1 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
14 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 43 (14.63%) MS Excel
2 27 (9.18%) MS Office
3 2 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (3.06%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.68%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.34%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 60 (20.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (10.54%) Office 365
3 28 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
4 21 (7.14%) IaaS
4 21 (7.14%) PaaS
5 17 (5.78%) SaaS
6 7 (2.38%) Amazon S3
7 4 (1.36%) G Suite
8 1 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.34%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.34%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 33 (11.22%) SAN
2 31 (10.54%) DNS
3 30 (10.20%) VPN
4 26 (8.84%) DHCP
5 18 (6.12%) Firewall
6 11 (3.74%) NetScaler
7 10 (3.40%) TCP/IP
8 9 (3.06%) LAN
8 9 (3.06%) WAN
9 5 (1.70%) Internet
9 5 (1.70%) IP Telephony
9 5 (1.70%) SMTP
9 5 (1.70%) VoIP
10 4 (1.36%) 802.11
11 3 (1.02%) IMAP
11 3 (1.02%) MPLS
11 3 (1.02%) Remote Desktop
11 3 (1.02%) Skype
12 2 (0.68%) iSCSI
12 2 (0.68%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (29.59%) SQL Server
2 41 (13.95%) SQL Server 2012
3 24 (8.16%) SQL Server 2014
4 14 (4.76%) Oracle Database
5 11 (3.74%) MySQL
6 10 (3.40%) Informix
6 10 (3.40%) Oracle Database 11g
6 10 (3.40%) Oracle Database 12c
6 10 (3.40%) Oracle Reports
7 9 (3.06%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (2.38%) SQL Server 2016
9 6 (2.04%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (1.70%) Oracle ODI
10 5 (1.70%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (1.70%) RDBMS
10 5 (1.70%) Relational Database
10 5 (1.70%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
13 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 12 (4.08%) JIRA
2 11 (3.74%) Git (software)
3 7 (2.38%) Jenkins
4 6 (2.04%) Subversion
5 4 (1.36%) Ant
5 4 (1.36%) JUnit
5 4 (1.36%) NuGet
6 2 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.34%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.34%) MSTest
7 1 (0.34%) NUnit
7 1 (0.34%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 101 (34.35%) Finance
2 54 (18.37%) Banking
3 14 (4.76%) Law
4 10 (3.40%) Legal
5 7 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (1.36%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.68%) Back Office
7 2 (0.68%) Games
7 2 (0.68%) Retail
8 1 (0.34%) Advertising
8 1 (0.34%) Automotive
8 1 (0.34%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (17.35%) Analyst
2 44 (14.97%) Administrator
3 39 (13.27%) Applications Support
4 31 (10.54%) Windows Engineer
5 25 (8.50%) Support Analyst
6 22 (7.48%) Citrix Administrator
6 22 (7.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 21 (7.14%) Team Leader
8 16 (5.44%) Applications Support Analyst
8 16 (5.44%) Architect
8 16 (5.44%) Cloud Architect
8 16 (5.44%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
8 16 (5.44%) Infrastructure Architect
8 16 (5.44%) Server Engineer
9 15 (5.10%) Cloud Engineer
9 15 (5.10%) Systems Engineer
9 15 (5.10%) Windows Server Engineer
10 14 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
11 13 (4.42%) DBA
11 13 (4.42%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (7.14%) Middleware
2 17 (5.78%) .NET
3 14 (4.76%) JSP
4 13 (4.42%) SOAP
5 9 (3.06%) XML
6 8 (2.72%) AngularJS
6 8 (2.72%) Web Services
7 7 (2.38%) JSON
8 6 (2.04%) Oracle Fusion
9 5 (1.70%) ASP.NET
9 5 (1.70%) LAPP Stack
10 4 (1.36%) 802.1X
10 4 (1.36%) J2EE
10 4 (1.36%) Java EE
11 3 (1.02%) CSS
12 2 (0.68%) ASP.NET Web API
12 2 (0.68%) HTML
12 2 (0.68%) jQuery
12 2 (0.68%) WPF
13 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 52 (17.69%) Data Centre
2 30 (10.20%) Hybrid Cloud
3 23 (7.82%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (7.14%) Private Cloud
5 18 (6.12%) Public Cloud
6 16 (5.44%) Enterprise Software
7 15 (5.10%) Video Conferencing
8 13 (4.42%) iPad
9 12 (4.08%) Statistics
10 10 (3.40%) Management Information System
11 7 (2.38%) Computer Science
12 5 (1.70%) Driving Licence
12 5 (1.70%) Wiki
13 4 (1.36%) Data Integration
13 4 (1.36%) NHS
14 3 (1.02%) Credit Risk
14 3 (1.02%) Replication
14 3 (1.02%) SWIFT
15 2 (0.68%) Clustering
15 2 (0.68%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 160 (54.42%) Windows Server
2 102 (34.69%) Linux
3 62 (21.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 45 (15.31%) Unix
5 39 (13.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 33 (11.22%) HPUX
7 28 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (5.44%) Windows 7
9 15 (5.10%) CentOS
10 12 (4.08%) Windows 10
11 10 (3.40%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (3.06%) Debian
13 8 (2.72%) Windows XP
14 5 (1.70%) VMS
14 5 (1.70%) Windows 8
15 4 (1.36%) Android
15 4 (1.36%) Fedora
15 4 (1.36%) Ubuntu
15 4 (1.36%) Windows Vista
16 3 (1.02%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (32.31%) ITIL
2 49 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 23 (7.82%) Mentoring
4 22 (7.48%) DevOps
4 22 (7.48%) Line Management
5 21 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (6.80%) TOGAF
7 18 (6.12%) PRINCE2
7 18 (6.12%) Service Delivery
7 18 (6.12%) Wealth Management
8 16 (5.44%) CRM
8 16 (5.44%) Identity Management
8 16 (5.44%) Load Balancing
8 16 (5.44%) Mobile Device Management
9 15 (5.10%) Problem Management
10 14 (4.76%) Release Management
11 13 (4.42%) Configuration Management
11 13 (4.42%) Converged Infrastructure
11 13 (4.42%) Project Management
12 12 (4.08%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 91 (30.95%) PowerShell
2 77 (26.19%) SQL
3 18 (6.12%) C#
4 15 (5.10%) Java
4 15 (5.10%) Python
4 15 (5.10%) Shell Script
5 14 (4.76%) C++
5 14 (4.76%) Perl
6 13 (4.42%) Bash Shell
7 9 (3.06%) JavaScript
8 7 (2.38%) PHP
9 6 (2.04%) Ruby
10 4 (1.36%) Bourne shell
10 4 (1.36%) Korn
10 4 (1.36%) VB
11 1 (0.34%) C
11 1 (0.34%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.34%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.34%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.34%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 31 (10.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (8.50%) Degree
3 23 (7.82%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (7.48%) CCNA
5 21 (7.14%) MCSE
6 15 (5.10%) EMC Certification
6 15 (5.10%) Security Cleared
7 10 (3.40%) SC Cleared
8 7 (2.38%) Citrix Certification
9 6 (2.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (1.36%) SSCP
11 3 (1.02%) CISM
11 3 (1.02%) CISSP
11 3 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.02%) MCP
12 2 (0.68%) CCA
12 2 (0.68%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.68%) MCSA
12 2 (0.68%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.14%) SLA
2 6 (2.04%) QA
3 5 (1.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.36%) HL7
5 3 (1.02%) Data Quality
5 3 (1.02%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 74 (25.17%) Active Directory
2 60 (20.41%) Hyper-V
3 59 (20.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 35 (11.90%) XenApp
5 24 (8.16%) XenDesktop
6 9 (3.06%) Virtual Servers
7 7 (2.38%) vSphere
8 6 (2.04%) Varnish
9 5 (1.70%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (1.70%) NDS
9 5 (1.70%) NetIQ eDirectory
10 4 (1.36%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
13 1 (0.34%) pfSense
13 1 (0.34%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 28 (9.52%) SCOM
2 26 (8.84%) SCCM
3 19 (6.46%) AirWatch
4 18 (6.12%) SCOrch
5 17 (5.78%) Nagios
6 14 (4.76%) Puppet
7 12 (4.08%) SCVMM
8 11 (3.74%) NetBackup
8 11 (3.74%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (2.04%) Backup Exec
9 6 (2.04%) Cacti
9 6 (2.04%) EdgeSight
9 6 (2.04%) Munin
9 6 (2.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 4 (1.36%) Failover Clustering
11 3 (1.02%) Ansible
11 3 (1.02%) Microsoft Clustering
11 3 (1.02%) OpenView
11 3 (1.02%) Tivoli
12 2 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 127 (43.20%) Microsoft
2 94 (31.97%) VMware
3 85 (28.91%) Citrix
4 44 (14.97%) Oracle
5 29 (9.86%) Cisco
6 28 (9.52%) Red Hat
7 27 (9.18%) HP
8 23 (7.82%) IBM
9 21 (7.14%) EMC
10 15 (5.10%) Software AG
11 12 (4.08%) Remedy
12 6 (2.04%) Avaya
12 6 (2.04%) Dell
12 6 (2.04%) IDERA
13 4 (1.36%) Google
13 4 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
13 4 (1.36%) SAP
14 3 (1.02%) Dell Compellent
14 3 (1.02%) EqualLogic
14 3 (1.02%) Fortinet
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