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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 14 7
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 75 97 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 15.46% 15.52% 20.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 65.22% 53.59% 75.17%
Number of salaries quoted 67 81 83
Average salary £35,750 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.14% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,402 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +2.81%
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
115 181 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 23.71% 28.96% 27.88%
Number of salaries quoted 103 155 115
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,250 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +3 69 £37,500 +7.14% 18
Wirral 0 3 £40,000 +33.33%
St Helens 0 1 £27,500 -14.06%
Birkenhead - 1 £22,000 -
Bootle - 1 £20,500 -
Windows
North West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 62 (41.61%) Microsoft
2 46 (30.87%) SQL
3 41 (27.52%) .NET
4 40 (26.85%) SQL Server
5 39 (26.17%) C#
5 39 (26.17%) Active Directory
6 38 (25.50%) Linux
7 33 (22.15%) Windows Server 2008
8 32 (21.48%) MS Office
9 30 (20.13%) IIS
10 28 (18.79%) .NET Framework
11 27 (18.12%) Windows 7
11 27 (18.12%) Agile Software Development
12 26 (17.45%) VMware
12 26 (17.45%) ITIL
13 25 (16.78%) ASP.NET
13 25 (16.78%) SharePoint
13 25 (16.78%) MS Exchange
13 25 (16.78%) SQL Server 2008
14 24 (16.11%) Finance
15 23 (15.44%) CSS
15 23 (15.44%) HTML
16 21 (14.09%) JavaScript
16 21 (14.09%) Microsoft Certification
17 20 (13.42%) SAN
17 20 (13.42%) MS Excel
18 19 (12.75%) DHCP
18 19 (12.75%) Citrix
19 18 (12.08%) DNS
19 18 (12.08%) MCP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 30 (20.13%) IIS
2 25 (16.78%) SharePoint
2 25 (16.78%) MS Exchange
3 17 (11.41%) SharePoint 2010
4 15 (10.07%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (8.05%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (7.38%) SharePoint 2013
6 11 (7.38%) BizTalk Server
7 10 (6.71%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (4.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (2.01%) OpenEdge
10 2 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.67%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.67%) CMS
11 1 (0.67%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.67%) Lync
Applications
1 32 (21.48%) MS Office
2 20 (13.42%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.34%) MS Project
4 1 (0.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (8.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.67%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.72%) Office 365
2 12 (8.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.67%) SaaS
3 1 (0.67%) PaaS
3 1 (0.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (13.42%) SAN
2 19 (12.75%) DHCP
3 18 (12.08%) DNS
4 15 (10.07%) WAN
5 13 (8.72%) LAN
6 12 (8.05%) TCP/IP
7 10 (6.71%) VPN
8 7 (4.70%) Firewall
8 7 (4.70%) VoIP
9 6 (4.03%) FTP
9 6 (4.03%) HTTP
10 4 (2.68%) ADSL
10 4 (2.68%) ISDN
10 4 (2.68%) Internet
11 3 (2.01%) VLAN
11 3 (2.01%) Ethernet
12 2 (1.34%) SMTP
12 2 (1.34%) PSTN
12 2 (1.34%) SSL
12 2 (1.34%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (26.85%) SQL Server
2 25 (16.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (4.70%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.68%) VLDB
5 2 (1.34%) MySQL
5 2 (1.34%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.67%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (4.03%) NUnit
1 6 (4.03%) MSTest
1 6 (4.03%) Rhino Mocks
1 6 (4.03%) Moq
2 3 (2.01%) Subversion
3 2 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.67%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.67%) Selenium
4 1 (0.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.67%) WinDbg
General
1 24 (16.11%) Finance
2 14 (9.40%) Law
3 8 (5.37%) Legal
4 3 (2.01%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.01%) Back Office
5 2 (1.34%) Games
5 2 (1.34%) Banking
5 2 (1.34%) Retail
6 1 (0.67%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (18.12%) Analyst
2 26 (17.45%) Developer
3 14 (9.40%) Support Engineer
3 14 (9.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (8.05%) .NET Developer
4 12 (8.05%) Support Analyst
5 11 (7.38%) SharePoint Developer
6 10 (6.71%) Tester
7 9 (6.04%) Service Desk Analyst
7 9 (6.04%) Service Analyst
8 7 (4.70%) Desktop Support
8 7 (4.70%) Junior
8 7 (4.70%) IT Support
9 6 (4.03%) Linux Support
9 6 (4.03%) Graduate .NET Developer
9 6 (4.03%) Junior .NET Developer
9 6 (4.03%) Graduate Developer
9 6 (4.03%) Graduate
9 6 (4.03%) Web Developer
9 6 (4.03%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (27.52%) .NET
2 28 (18.79%) .NET Framework
3 25 (16.78%) ASP.NET
4 23 (15.44%) CSS
4 23 (15.44%) HTML
5 17 (11.41%) WCF
6 11 (7.38%) Ajax
7 9 (6.04%) WinForms
7 9 (6.04%) WPF
8 7 (4.70%) XML
9 6 (4.03%) XHTML
9 6 (4.03%) SOAP
9 6 (4.03%) Spring.NET
9 6 (4.03%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (4.03%) HTML5
9 6 (4.03%) Castle Windsor
9 6 (4.03%) Ninject
9 6 (4.03%) REST
9 6 (4.03%) CSS3
9 6 (4.03%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.71%) Blackberry
2 7 (4.70%) Computer Science
2 7 (4.70%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (4.70%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.03%) Inversion of Control
3 6 (4.03%) W3C
4 4 (2.68%) Mobile Computing
5 3 (2.01%) Clustering
6 2 (1.34%) Statistics
6 2 (1.34%) Biotechnology
6 2 (1.34%) AS400
6 2 (1.34%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.34%) Open Source
7 1 (0.67%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.67%) Replication
7 1 (0.67%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.67%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 38 (25.50%) Linux
2 33 (22.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (18.12%) Windows 7
4 14 (9.40%) UNIX
4 14 (9.40%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (8.72%) Windows XP
6 12 (8.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (6.04%) Windows 8
8 6 (4.03%) Mac OS
9 3 (2.01%) Windows Vista
9 3 (2.01%) Android
10 1 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.67%) NetWare
10 1 (0.67%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (18.12%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (17.45%) ITIL
3 17 (11.41%) OO
4 13 (8.72%) Automated Testing
5 12 (8.05%) CRM
5 12 (8.05%) MVC
6 11 (7.38%) OOA/OOD
7 9 (6.04%) Project Management
7 9 (6.04%) Document Management
7 9 (6.04%) Validation
7 9 (6.04%) Manual Testing
8 8 (5.37%) TDD
9 7 (4.70%) Service Management
9 7 (4.70%) Workflow
10 6 (4.03%) ITSM
10 6 (4.03%) SOA
10 6 (4.03%) Scrum
10 6 (4.03%) Test Scripting
10 6 (4.03%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (4.03%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 46 (30.87%) SQL
2 39 (26.17%) C#
3 21 (14.09%) JavaScript
4 17 (11.41%) Java
5 16 (10.74%) C++
6 15 (10.07%) T-SQL
7 9 (6.04%) C
8 5 (3.36%) VB
9 4 (2.68%) VB.NET
9 4 (2.68%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.67%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.67%) Python
10 1 (0.67%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.67%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.67%) VBScript
10 1 (0.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 21 (14.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (12.08%) MCP
3 12 (8.05%) CCNA
3 12 (8.05%) MCTS
3 12 (8.05%) Degree
3 12 (8.05%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (7.38%) MCAD
4 11 (7.38%) MCSD
5 8 (5.37%) MCSE
6 7 (4.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (4.03%) Citrix Certification
8 5 (3.36%) MCITP
8 5 (3.36%) Security Cleared
9 4 (2.68%) SC Cleared
9 4 (2.68%) CCA
10 1 (0.67%) CISSP
10 1 (0.67%) MCPD
10 1 (0.67%) ISSAP
10 1 (0.67%) ISSMP
10 1 (0.67%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.71%) QA
2 4 (2.68%) SLA
3 3 (2.01%) GAMP
System Software
1 39 (26.17%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (5.37%) Hyper-V
3 6 (4.03%) XenApp
4 5 (3.36%) XenDesktop
4 5 (3.36%) vSphere
5 3 (2.01%) VMware Server
6 2 (1.34%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (1.34%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.34%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.67%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (8.72%) SCCM
2 9 (6.04%) Backup Exec
3 5 (3.36%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (2.68%) SCOM
5 3 (2.01%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.34%) BladeLogic
6 2 (1.34%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (1.34%) Nagios
7 1 (0.67%) MOM
7 1 (0.67%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.67%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 62 (41.61%) Microsoft
2 26 (17.45%) VMware
3 19 (12.75%) Citrix
4 17 (11.41%) Cisco
5 11 (7.38%) HP
6 7 (4.70%) Red Hat
7 6 (4.03%) NetApp
8 5 (3.36%) Symantec
8 5 (3.36%) Oracle
9 4 (2.68%) Dell
9 4 (2.68%) McAfee
10 3 (2.01%) Apple
10 3 (2.01%) Sage
10 3 (2.01%) Veeam
10 3 (2.01%) Avaya
10 3 (2.01%) Juniper
11 2 (1.34%) Sun
11 2 (1.34%) BMC
11 2 (1.34%) CA
11 2 (1.34%) Trend Micro
Liverpool, Merseyside
Ashdown IT
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
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Vertical IT
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: £28000 - £35500 per annum + 20% pension, 35+ holidays
Posted: 5 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
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JB Leitch
Salary: £0 - £120,000+ per year
Posted: 10 days ago
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QVC
Salary: Unspecified £Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
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JB Leitch
Posted: 13 days ago
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JB Leitch Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £22,000 per annum plus comprehensive benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
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Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: Excellent Salary Negotiable + Company Benefits Package + Personal Development
Posted: 20 days ago
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Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £27000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £85.00 - £94.00 per day + pool car
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