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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 9 8
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 117 66 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 19.34% 15.03% 16.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 68.02% 61.68% 57.06%
Number of salaries quoted 82 38 81
Median salary £36,000 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £22,000 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £40,750 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £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
172 107 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 28.43% 24.37% 28.38%
Number of salaries quoted 123 68 144
Median salary £37,500 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 +5 93 £40,000 +25.00% 9
Birkenhead +2 6 £27,500 +10.00% 1
Wirral -7 5 £32,500 -13.33% 2
St Helens - 5 £35,000 -
Southport -2 2 £24,000 - 2
Prescot - 2 £25,000 - 1
Bootle -1 1 £28,500 -5.00%
Windows
North West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 August 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.

1 103 (55.68%) Windows Server
2 91 (49.19%) Microsoft
3 74 (40.00%) ITIL
4 70 (37.84%) Citrix
5 67 (36.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 62 (33.51%) VMware
7 61 (32.97%) Finance
8 58 (31.35%) SQL
9 56 (30.27%) Active Directory
10 55 (29.73%) SQL Server
11 51 (27.57%) PowerShell
12 42 (22.70%) Linux
13 41 (22.16%) XenApp
14 40 (21.62%) ITIL V3
15 38 (20.54%) Microsoft Certification
16 36 (19.46%) Windows Server 2008
16 36 (19.46%) Data Centre
17 35 (18.92%) SQL Server 2012
17 35 (18.92%) Banking
18 33 (17.84%) VMware Infrastructure
19 32 (17.30%) IIS
20 29 (15.68%) HP
20 29 (15.68%) SAN
21 28 (15.14%) Nagios
21 28 (15.14%) Disaster Recovery
22 27 (14.59%) Infrastructure Management
23 26 (14.05%) Project Management
23 26 (14.05%) MS Excel
24 24 (12.97%) TOGAF
25 23 (12.43%) Hyper-V

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 32 (17.30%) IIS
2 22 (11.89%) MS Exchange
3 21 (11.35%) Apache
4 15 (8.11%) BizTalk Server
4 15 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2013
5 14 (7.57%) Confluence
5 14 (7.57%) Tomcat
6 11 (5.95%) JBoss
7 10 (5.41%) SharePoint
8 9 (4.86%) Exchange Server 2010
9 8 (4.32%) nginx
10 6 (3.24%) WebSphere
11 5 (2.70%) Oracle Service Bus
12 2 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (1.08%) Skype for Business
13 1 (0.54%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 26 (14.05%) MS Excel
2 15 (8.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (4.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (11.35%) Office 365
2 20 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (8.11%) IaaS
3 15 (8.11%) PaaS
4 11 (5.95%) SaaS
5 1 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 29 (15.68%) SAN
2 19 (10.27%) DHCP
2 19 (10.27%) DNS
2 19 (10.27%) Firewall
2 19 (10.27%) VPN
3 12 (6.49%) LAN
3 12 (6.49%) TCP/IP
3 12 (6.49%) WAN
4 5 (2.70%) MPLS
5 4 (2.16%) Internet
5 4 (2.16%) NetScaler
5 4 (2.16%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (2.16%) VoIP
6 3 (1.62%) DSL
6 3 (1.62%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (1.62%) IP Telephony
6 3 (1.62%) iSCSI
6 3 (1.62%) VPLS
7 2 (1.08%) Ethernet
7 2 (1.08%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (29.73%) SQL Server
2 35 (18.92%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (7.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (7.57%) SQL Server 2014
4 8 (4.32%) MySQL
5 6 (3.24%) Crystal Reports
5 6 (3.24%) Oracle Database
5 6 (3.24%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (2.70%) Informix
6 5 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (2.70%) Oracle Database 12c
6 5 (2.70%) Oracle ODI
6 5 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (2.16%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (1.08%) DB2
8 2 (1.08%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.08%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 17 (9.19%) JIRA
2 11 (5.95%) Git (software)
3 8 (4.32%) Jenkins
3 8 (4.32%) Subversion
4 3 (1.62%) NuGet
5 2 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.54%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.54%) Hudson
6 1 (0.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 61 (32.97%) Finance
2 35 (18.92%) Banking
3 10 (5.41%) Law
4 7 (3.78%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.70%) Legal
5 5 (2.70%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.62%) Back Office
6 3 (1.62%) Retail
7 2 (1.08%) Games
Job Titles
1 46 (24.86%) Analyst
2 29 (15.68%) Applications Support
3 28 (15.14%) Administrator
4 23 (12.43%) IT Support
4 23 (12.43%) Support Analyst
5 21 (11.35%) Team Leader
6 18 (9.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 17 (9.19%) Support Engineer
8 16 (8.65%) Infrastructure Team Leader
9 13 (7.03%) Applications Support Analyst
10 12 (6.49%) Architect
10 12 (6.49%) Cloud Architect
11 11 (5.95%) 3rd Line Support
11 11 (5.95%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
11 11 (5.95%) Infrastructure Architect
12 10 (5.41%) Linux Support
13 9 (4.86%) ICT Support
13 9 (4.86%) Linux Administrator
13 9 (4.86%) Technical Leader
14 8 (4.32%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.11%) Middleware
2 12 (6.49%) .NET
3 9 (4.86%) Web Services
4 8 (4.32%) XML
5 7 (3.78%) AngularJS
5 7 (3.78%) JSON
6 6 (3.24%) LAPP Stack
7 5 (2.70%) Oracle Fusion
8 4 (2.16%) Java EE
9 3 (1.62%) HTML
9 3 (1.62%) JSP
9 3 (1.62%) SOAP
10 2 (1.08%) CSS
10 2 (1.08%) jQuery
11 1 (0.54%) ASP.NET
11 1 (0.54%) HTML5
11 1 (0.54%) LINQ
11 1 (0.54%) Struts
11 1 (0.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 1 (0.54%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 36 (19.46%) Data Centre
2 14 (7.57%) Wiki
3 13 (7.03%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (7.03%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (5.95%) Hybrid Cloud
4 11 (5.95%) Public Cloud
5 10 (5.41%) Video Conferencing
6 9 (4.86%) Driving Licence
6 9 (4.86%) iPad
6 9 (4.86%) Management Information System
7 8 (4.32%) Replication
8 7 (3.78%) NHS
9 6 (3.24%) Statistics
10 5 (2.70%) Credit Risk
10 5 (2.70%) SWIFT
11 4 (2.16%) Data Integration
12 3 (1.62%) HP StoreVirtual
12 3 (1.62%) iPhone
13 2 (1.08%) Computer Science
13 2 (1.08%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 103 (55.68%) Windows Server
2 67 (36.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 42 (22.70%) Linux
4 36 (19.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (8.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (7.57%) Unix
7 12 (6.49%) Debian
7 12 (6.49%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (5.95%) CentOS
9 10 (5.41%) Windows XP
10 9 (4.86%) Windows 7
11 5 (2.70%) Android
12 3 (1.62%) HPUX
12 3 (1.62%) Windows 10
13 2 (1.08%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.54%) AIX
14 1 (0.54%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.54%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.54%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (40.00%) ITIL
2 40 (21.62%) ITIL V3
3 28 (15.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 27 (14.59%) Infrastructure Management
5 26 (14.05%) Project Management
6 24 (12.97%) TOGAF
7 22 (11.89%) Mentoring
8 17 (9.19%) Line Management
9 15 (8.11%) Problem Management
9 15 (8.11%) Wealth Management
10 14 (7.57%) Converged Infrastructure
11 13 (7.03%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (7.03%) DevOps
12 12 (6.49%) Change Management
12 12 (6.49%) PRINCE2
13 11 (5.95%) CRM
14 10 (5.41%) Identity Management
14 10 (5.41%) Load Balancing
14 10 (5.41%) Mobile Device Management
15 9 (4.86%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 58 (31.35%) SQL
2 51 (27.57%) PowerShell
3 12 (6.49%) C#
4 9 (4.86%) JavaScript
4 9 (4.86%) Python
5 8 (4.32%) Bash Shell
5 8 (4.32%) C++
5 8 (4.32%) Perl
5 8 (4.32%) PHP
6 7 (3.78%) Java
7 6 (3.24%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.54%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (20.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (11.35%) Citrix Certification
2 21 (11.35%) Degree
3 19 (10.27%) MCSE
4 13 (7.03%) CCNA
4 13 (7.03%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (5.41%) EMC Certification
6 9 (4.86%) MCITP
7 7 (3.78%) CCA
8 6 (3.24%) MCSA
9 5 (2.70%) Security Cleared
10 4 (2.16%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.62%) A+ Certification
11 3 (1.62%) CISM
11 3 (1.62%) CISSP
11 3 (1.62%) Network+ Certification
11 3 (1.62%) SSCP
11 3 (1.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (1.08%) ISEB
12 2 (1.08%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.49%) SLA
2 6 (3.24%) QA
3 5 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (2.16%) HL7
5 2 (1.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 56 (30.27%) Active Directory
2 41 (22.16%) XenApp
3 33 (17.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (12.43%) Hyper-V
5 15 (8.11%) Microsoft App-V
6 9 (4.86%) XenDesktop
7 8 (4.32%) Varnish
7 8 (4.32%) vSphere
8 7 (3.78%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (3.24%) Firmware
10 3 (1.62%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.54%) HDFS
11 1 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.54%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 28 (15.14%) Nagios
2 21 (11.35%) EdgeSight
2 21 (11.35%) SCOM
3 20 (10.81%) SCCM
4 14 (7.57%) SCOrch
5 10 (5.41%) AirWatch
6 9 (4.86%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (4.86%) Puppet
7 8 (4.32%) Backup Exec
8 7 (3.78%) Cacti
8 7 (3.78%) Munin
9 3 (1.62%) Ansible
10 2 (1.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 1 (0.54%) SCSM
11 1 (0.54%) WSUS
Vendors
1 91 (49.19%) Microsoft
2 70 (37.84%) Citrix
3 62 (33.51%) VMware
4 29 (15.68%) HP
5 20 (10.81%) Cisco
5 20 (10.81%) IBM
6 19 (10.27%) Oracle
7 14 (7.57%) EMC
8 12 (6.49%) Avaya
9 10 (5.41%) Dell
9 10 (5.41%) Software AG
10 8 (4.32%) Remedy
11 7 (3.78%) SAP
12 6 (3.24%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (3.24%) SonicWALL
12 6 (3.24%) Sophos
13 5 (2.70%) Bloomberg
13 5 (2.70%) Informatica
13 5 (2.70%) Red Hat
13 5 (2.70%) Reuters
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Depending on experience + Bens
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FT Select
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Search Consultancy
Salary: Benefits
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Liverpool, Merseyside
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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Prescot
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Wirral
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
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Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
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Southport
Experian
Salary: Pension, bonus scheme
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Robert Walters UK
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
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Southport
Experian
Salary: Pension, bonus scheme
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QVC
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
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Salary: £0 - £30,000 per year
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