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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 9 19
Rank change year-on-year
0 +10
Permanent jobs citing Windows 68 97 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 14.91% 16.11% 11.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.39% 57.06% 55.47%
Number of salaries quoted 40 81 62
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £34,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +0.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,600 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
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
109 170 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 23.90% 28.24% 20.98%
Number of salaries quoted 70 144 117
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 August 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 August 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 -1 42 £32,000 -8.57% 12
Southport - 14 - - 4
Bootle - 5 £30,000 -
Birkenhead +4 3 £25,000 -44.44% 1
Wirral +4 1 £37,500 -3.84%
Windows
North West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 58 (40.28%) Microsoft
2 52 (36.11%) VMware
3 50 (34.72%) Active Directory
4 44 (30.56%) Windows 7
5 37 (25.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 34 (23.61%) SAN
7 33 (22.92%) MS Exchange
8 29 (20.14%) Degree
9 28 (19.44%) MS Office
9 28 (19.44%) Citrix
10 27 (18.75%) Linux
10 27 (18.75%) MS Excel
11 24 (16.67%) SQL
11 24 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
12 23 (15.97%) ITIL
13 21 (14.58%) Windows 8
14 20 (13.89%) .NET
14 20 (13.89%) Oracle
14 20 (13.89%) SQL Server
15 19 (13.19%) IIS
16 18 (12.50%) UNIX
16 18 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
16 18 (12.50%) SCCM
17 17 (11.81%) LAN
17 17 (11.81%) WAN
18 16 (11.11%) XML
18 16 (11.11%) Java
18 16 (11.11%) Data Centre
19 15 (10.42%) Windows Server 2012
19 15 (10.42%) Blackberry

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 33 (22.92%) MS Exchange
2 24 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (13.19%) IIS
4 14 (9.72%) SharePoint
5 13 (9.03%) JBoss
6 6 (4.17%) NetWeaver
7 5 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (2.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (1.39%) Lync
10 2 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.69%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.69%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.69%) WorkSite
Applications
1 28 (19.44%) MS Office
2 27 (18.75%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.47%) MS Visio
3 5 (3.47%) MS Project
4 2 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.08%) Office 365
2 1 (0.69%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 34 (23.61%) SAN
2 17 (11.81%) LAN
2 17 (11.81%) WAN
3 11 (7.64%) DHCP
4 10 (6.94%) DNS
5 9 (6.25%) Firewall
5 9 (6.25%) NAS
6 8 (5.56%) VPN
7 6 (4.17%) TCP/IP
8 4 (2.78%) VLAN
9 3 (2.08%) Wireless
9 3 (2.08%) VoIP
10 2 (1.39%) Network Security
11 1 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.69%) SSH
11 1 (0.69%) HTTP
11 1 (0.69%) SNMP
11 1 (0.69%) ADSL
11 1 (0.69%) Broadband
11 1 (0.69%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (13.89%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.56%) MongoDB
2 8 (5.56%) NoSQL
3 6 (4.17%) DB2
4 5 (3.47%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.08%) Informix
5 3 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (9.72%) Ant
1 14 (9.72%) Maven
2 13 (9.03%) Jenkins
3 8 (5.56%) MSI
4 5 (3.47%) Log4j
4 5 (3.47%) JUnit
4 5 (3.47%) Selenium IDE
4 5 (3.47%) Selenium
5 2 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.69%) Subversion
6 1 (0.69%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (7.64%) Finance
1 11 (7.64%) Legal
2 8 (5.56%) Law
3 3 (2.08%) Advertising
4 2 (1.39%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.69%) Back Office
5 1 (0.69%) Publishing
5 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.69%) Games
5 1 (0.69%) Banking
5 1 (0.69%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.69%) Mandarin Language
5 1 (0.69%) French Language
5 1 (0.69%) German Language
5 1 (0.69%) Italian Language
5 1 (0.69%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 35 (24.31%) Analyst
2 24 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 23 (15.97%) Administrator
4 21 (14.58%) Systems Administrator
5 16 (11.11%) Developer
6 12 (8.33%) Support Engineer
6 12 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
7 10 (6.94%) IT Support
7 10 (6.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (6.94%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 10 (6.94%) Linux Support
7 10 (6.94%) Windows Administrator
8 8 (5.56%) Software Developer
8 8 (5.56%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 7 (4.86%) Service Analyst
9 7 (4.86%) DBA
10 6 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 6 (4.17%) Service Desk Analyst
11 5 (3.47%) 2nd Line Support
11 5 (3.47%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (13.89%) .NET
2 16 (11.11%) XML
3 12 (8.33%) HTML
4 10 (6.94%) CSS
5 9 (6.25%) SOAP
5 9 (6.25%) Web Services
6 8 (5.56%) HornetQ
6 8 (5.56%) WSDL
6 8 (5.56%) XHTML
6 8 (5.56%) JDBC
6 8 (5.56%) Hibernate
6 8 (5.56%) Spring
7 6 (4.17%) J2EE
7 6 (4.17%) SAP Basis
8 5 (3.47%) J2SE
8 5 (3.47%) ASP.NET
9 3 (2.08%) WinForms
10 1 (0.69%) COM
10 1 (0.69%) Middleware
10 1 (0.69%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 15 (10.42%) Blackberry
3 9 (6.25%) Clustering
4 7 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.86%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.47%) Replication
5 5 (3.47%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.78%) Mainframe
6 4 (2.78%) E-Learning
7 3 (2.08%) Statistics
8 2 (1.39%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.69%) Handset
9 1 (0.69%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.69%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 44 (30.56%) Windows 7
2 37 (25.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (18.75%) Linux
4 21 (14.58%) Windows 8
5 18 (12.50%) UNIX
6 15 (10.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (6.94%) Mac OS
7 10 (6.94%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (5.56%) Oracle Linux
9 5 (3.47%) SUSE
10 3 (2.08%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.39%) Android
12 1 (0.69%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.69%) NetWare
12 1 (0.69%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (15.97%) ITIL
2 14 (9.72%) Open Source
3 13 (9.03%) Analytics
3 13 (9.03%) Patch Management
4 12 (8.33%) Project Management
5 11 (7.64%) Capacity Planning
6 10 (6.94%) Software Engineering
6 10 (6.94%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (6.25%) Automated Testing
7 9 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (5.56%) OWASP
8 8 (5.56%) BDD
8 8 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
8 8 (5.56%) CRM
8 8 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (5.56%) Scrum
8 8 (5.56%) TDD
9 7 (4.86%) Business Continuity
9 7 (4.86%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 24 (16.67%) SQL
2 16 (11.11%) Java
3 15 (10.42%) C#
4 13 (9.03%) JavaScript
5 5 (3.47%) Ruby
5 5 (3.47%) Python
5 5 (3.47%) Perl
5 5 (3.47%) Shell Script
5 5 (3.47%) LINC
6 4 (2.78%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.39%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.39%) C
7 2 (1.39%) C++
8 1 (0.69%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 29 (20.14%) Degree
2 18 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (9.03%) MCSE
4 12 (8.33%) MCSA
5 10 (6.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (5.56%) Security Cleared
7 5 (3.47%) MCP
8 4 (2.78%) A+ Certification
8 4 (2.78%) MCITP
9 3 (2.08%) Network+ Certification
10 2 (1.39%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.39%) CCNA
10 2 (1.39%) MCDST
10 2 (1.39%) MCTS
11 1 (0.69%) MOS
11 1 (0.69%) MCDBA
11 1 (0.69%) EMC Certification
11 1 (0.69%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.72%) QA
2 8 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 50 (34.72%) Active Directory
2 14 (9.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (6.94%) Hyper-V
4 6 (4.17%) XenApp
5 4 (2.78%) SRDF
6 2 (1.39%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.69%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.69%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.69%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.69%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.69%) vSphere
7 1 (0.69%) XenServer
7 1 (0.69%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 18 (12.50%) SCCM
2 4 (2.78%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.08%) OVSD
3 3 (2.08%) OpenView
3 3 (2.08%) Nagios
3 3 (2.08%) Tivoli
3 3 (2.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (1.39%) SCOM
5 1 (0.69%) MOM
5 1 (0.69%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.69%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 58 (40.28%) Microsoft
2 52 (36.11%) VMware
3 28 (19.44%) Citrix
4 20 (13.89%) Oracle
5 15 (10.42%) Red Hat
6 13 (9.03%) HP
7 12 (8.33%) Cisco
8 7 (4.86%) EMC
9 6 (4.17%) SAP
10 5 (3.47%) Unisys
11 4 (2.78%) NetApp
11 4 (2.78%) Dell
11 4 (2.78%) AppSense
12 3 (2.08%) SolarWinds
13 2 (1.39%) Avaya
13 2 (1.39%) Juniper
14 1 (0.69%) Altiris
14 1 (0.69%) Mitel
14 1 (0.69%) Sun
14 1 (0.69%) IBM
Merseyside
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 5 days ago
Merseyside
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birkenhead
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £15000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago