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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
North West / Merseyside
Rank 12 8 10
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 82 97 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 14.49% 18.69% 16.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 75.93% 70.80% 63.78%
Number of salaries quoted 50 66 75
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,600 £20,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.63%

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
108 137 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 19.08% 26.40% 25.35%
Number of salaries quoted 67 95 118
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £27,200 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,500 £52,500
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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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 -3 56 £40,000 - 8
St Helens - 8 £52,500 - 2
Wirral - 8 £37,500 - 1
Birkenhead -3 1 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Windows
North West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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.

1 134 (53.17%) Windows Server
2 113 (44.84%) Microsoft
3 85 (33.73%) VMware
4 82 (32.54%) Finance
4 82 (32.54%) Linux
5 79 (31.35%) ITIL
6 74 (29.37%) PowerShell
7 68 (26.98%) Active Directory
8 64 (25.40%) Citrix
9 62 (24.60%) SQL Server
10 59 (23.41%) Hyper-V
11 58 (23.02%) Microsoft Azure
12 57 (22.62%) SQL
13 55 (21.83%) VMware Infrastructure
14 46 (18.25%) Data Centre
15 39 (15.48%) Windows Server 2012
15 39 (15.48%) Banking
16 38 (15.08%) MS Excel
17 35 (13.89%) Unix
18 33 (13.10%) Oracle
18 33 (13.10%) Office 365
19 32 (12.70%) Tomcat
20 31 (12.30%) HPUX
21 30 (11.90%) ITIL V3
21 30 (11.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 29 (11.51%) MS Exchange
23 28 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
23 28 (11.11%) Hybrid Cloud
24 27 (10.71%) DNS
25 26 (10.32%) Red Hat

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 (12.70%) Tomcat
2 29 (11.51%) MS Exchange
3 25 (9.92%) Apache
4 21 (8.33%) IIS
5 16 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2010
6 14 (5.56%) Skype for Business
7 12 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
8 11 (4.37%) SharePoint
9 10 (3.97%) JBoss
10 9 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (1.98%) GroupWise
11 5 (1.98%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2007
13 2 (0.79%) CMS
13 2 (0.79%) Office Communications Server
14 1 (0.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.40%) Confluence
14 1 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 38 (15.08%) MS Excel
2 25 (9.92%) MS Office
3 2 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (3.57%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.79%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.40%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 58 (23.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (13.10%) Office 365
3 20 (7.94%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (6.35%) IaaS
4 16 (6.35%) PaaS
5 11 (4.37%) SaaS
6 7 (2.78%) Amazon S3
7 4 (1.59%) G Suite
8 3 (1.19%) Sumo Logic
9 2 (0.79%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.40%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.40%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.40%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 27 (10.71%) DNS
2 22 (8.73%) DHCP
3 21 (8.33%) SAN
4 20 (7.94%) VPN
5 16 (6.35%) Firewall
6 9 (3.57%) LAN
6 9 (3.57%) WAN
7 8 (3.17%) NetScaler
8 6 (2.38%) IP Telephony
8 6 (2.38%) VoIP
9 5 (1.98%) Broadband
9 5 (1.98%) Skype
9 5 (1.98%) VLAN
10 4 (1.59%) 802.11
10 4 (1.59%) Internet
11 3 (1.19%) IMAP
11 3 (1.19%) SMTP
11 3 (1.19%) TCP/IP
12 2 (0.79%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (0.79%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (24.60%) SQL Server
2 19 (7.54%) SQL Server 2012
3 16 (6.35%) SQL Server 2014
4 9 (3.57%) Oracle Database
5 6 (2.38%) Informix
5 6 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (1.98%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (1.98%) Oracle Database 12c
6 5 (1.98%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (1.98%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.98%) SQL Server 2016
7 4 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.59%) MongoDB
7 4 (1.59%) MySQL
7 4 (1.59%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (1.19%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.79%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.79%) InfluxDB
9 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (2.78%) JIRA
2 6 (2.38%) Ant
2 6 (2.38%) JUnit
2 6 (2.38%) MSTest
2 6 (2.38%) NUnit
3 5 (1.98%) Moq
3 5 (1.98%) Rhino Mocks
4 3 (1.19%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.40%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.40%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.40%) NuGet
5 1 (0.40%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 82 (32.54%) Finance
2 39 (15.48%) Banking
3 12 (4.76%) Legal
4 11 (4.37%) Law
5 8 (3.17%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (2.38%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.19%) Advertising
9 2 (0.79%) Back Office
9 2 (0.79%) Electronics
9 2 (0.79%) Retail
10 1 (0.40%) Automotive
10 1 (0.40%) Games
Job Titles
1 34 (13.49%) Administrator
2 30 (11.90%) Windows Engineer
3 29 (11.51%) Analyst
4 23 (9.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 20 (7.94%) Server Engineer
6 19 (7.54%) Citrix Administrator
6 19 (7.54%) Cloud Engineer
6 19 (7.54%) Team Leader
7 18 (7.14%) Windows Server Engineer
8 16 (6.35%) Applications Support
8 16 (6.35%) Developer
9 15 (5.95%) Support Analyst
10 14 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
11 11 (4.37%) IT Engineer
11 11 (4.37%) Linux Engineer
11 11 (4.37%) Service Analyst
12 10 (3.97%) Cloud Architect
12 10 (3.97%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
12 10 (3.97%) IT Support
12 10 (3.97%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (9.52%) .NET
2 12 (4.76%) JSP
3 11 (4.37%) SOAP
4 10 (3.97%) Middleware
5 8 (3.17%) Web Services
6 7 (2.78%) ASP.NET
6 7 (2.78%) WPF
7 6 (2.38%) AngularJS
7 6 (2.38%) J2EE
7 6 (2.38%) Ninject
7 6 (2.38%) WinForms
8 5 (1.98%) Castle Windsor
8 5 (1.98%) Spring.NET
8 5 (1.98%) Unity DI Container
8 5 (1.98%) XML
9 4 (1.59%) 802.1X
9 4 (1.59%) Ajax
9 4 (1.59%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (1.59%) CSS
9 4 (1.59%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 46 (18.25%) Data Centre
2 28 (11.11%) Hybrid Cloud
3 25 (9.92%) Private Cloud
4 15 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (5.95%) Public Cloud
5 11 (4.37%) iPad
6 10 (3.97%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
8 7 (2.78%) Computer Science
8 7 (2.78%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.98%) Driving Licence
10 3 (1.19%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.19%) Replication
11 2 (0.79%) Clustering
11 2 (0.79%) FlexPod
11 2 (0.79%) IVR
12 1 (0.40%) Cyberthreat
12 1 (0.40%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.40%) PKI
12 1 (0.40%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 134 (53.17%) Windows Server
2 82 (32.54%) Linux
3 39 (15.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 35 (13.89%) Unix
5 31 (12.30%) HPUX
6 30 (11.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 28 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (6.75%) Windows 7
9 14 (5.56%) Windows 10
10 10 (3.97%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (3.17%) Windows 8
12 7 (2.78%) CentOS
12 7 (2.78%) Windows XP
13 5 (1.98%) VMS
13 5 (1.98%) Windows Vista
14 4 (1.59%) Fedora
14 4 (1.59%) Ubuntu
15 3 (1.19%) Android
15 3 (1.19%) Apple iOS
16 2 (0.79%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (31.35%) ITIL
2 30 (11.90%) ITIL V3
3 25 (9.92%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (7.14%) DevOps
4 18 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 14 (5.56%) Line Management
6 13 (5.16%) Customer Requirements
6 13 (5.16%) Mentoring
6 13 (5.16%) Operations Management
7 11 (4.37%) Incident Management
7 11 (4.37%) Service Management
8 10 (3.97%) CRM
8 10 (3.97%) Identity Management
8 10 (3.97%) Load Balancing
8 10 (3.97%) Mobile Device Management
8 10 (3.97%) PRINCE2
9 9 (3.57%) Performance Management
9 9 (3.57%) Project Management
9 9 (3.57%) Scrum
9 9 (3.57%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (29.37%) PowerShell
2 57 (22.62%) SQL
3 13 (5.16%) C#
3 13 (5.16%) Java
3 13 (5.16%) Shell Script
4 12 (4.76%) C++
5 9 (3.57%) Bash Shell
5 9 (3.57%) Ruby
5 9 (3.57%) VB
6 8 (3.17%) Perl
6 8 (3.17%) Python
7 7 (2.78%) VB.NET
8 6 (2.38%) JavaScript
9 4 (1.59%) Bourne shell
9 4 (1.59%) C
9 4 (1.59%) Korn
10 3 (1.19%) PHP
10 3 (1.19%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.79%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.40%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 22 (8.73%) Degree
1 22 (8.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (6.35%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (5.95%) CCNA
4 14 (5.56%) MCSE
5 11 (4.37%) Security Cleared
6 9 (3.57%) EMC Certification
6 9 (3.57%) SC Cleared
7 7 (2.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (1.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.19%) MCP
10 2 (0.79%) MCITP
10 2 (0.79%) MOS
10 2 (0.79%) NCDA
11 1 (0.40%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.40%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.40%) MCSD
11 1 (0.40%) Security+ Certification
11 1 (0.40%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.54%) SLA
2 4 (1.59%) QA
3 3 (1.19%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.40%) HL7
4 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 68 (26.98%) Active Directory
2 59 (23.41%) Hyper-V
3 55 (21.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (8.73%) XenApp
5 19 (7.54%) XenDesktop
6 9 (3.57%) Virtual Servers
7 5 (1.98%) NDS
7 5 (1.98%) NetIQ eDirectory
7 5 (1.98%) vSphere
8 2 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.79%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.40%) Firmware
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.40%) pfSense
9 1 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.40%) zsh
Systems Management
1 25 (9.92%) SCOM
2 21 (8.33%) SCCM
3 16 (6.35%) SCOrch
4 15 (5.95%) SCVMM
5 13 (5.16%) AirWatch
6 11 (4.37%) NetBackup
7 7 (2.78%) Nagios
8 6 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (2.38%) Puppet
9 5 (1.98%) OpenView
9 5 (1.98%) Tivoli
10 4 (1.59%) Failover Clustering
10 4 (1.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 4 (1.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 3 (1.19%) Microsoft Clustering
12 2 (0.79%) OVSD
13 1 (0.40%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 113 (44.84%) Microsoft
2 85 (33.73%) VMware
3 64 (25.40%) Citrix
4 33 (13.10%) Oracle
5 26 (10.32%) Red Hat
6 24 (9.52%) Cisco
7 21 (8.33%) HP
8 15 (5.95%) EMC
9 11 (4.37%) IBM
10 10 (3.97%) NetApp
11 9 (3.57%) Software AG
12 7 (2.78%) Avaya
13 6 (2.38%) Remedy
14 4 (1.59%) Google
14 4 (1.59%) IDERA
15 3 (1.19%) Dell
15 3 (1.19%) SolarWinds
15 3 (1.19%) Splunk
16 2 (0.79%) InterSystems
16 2 (0.79%) SAP
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