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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 14 11
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 67 103 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 14.41% 17.43% 17.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 59.82% 63.98% 63.64%
Number of salaries quoted 61 83 77
Average salary £27,500 £36,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.61% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
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
112 161 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 24.09% 27.24% 26.83%
Number of salaries quoted 103 132 126
Average salary £33,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.94% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £70,000 £50,000
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 23 January 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 23 January 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 0 60 £28,500 -28.75% 12
Wirral -6 2 £40,000 +110.52% 5
Southport - 2 £27,000 - 1
St Helens - 1 £21,000 - 1
Bootle - 1 £20,500 -
Windows
North West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 59 (36.42%) Microsoft
2 47 (29.01%) SQL
3 46 (28.40%) Linux
4 45 (27.78%) .NET
5 43 (26.54%) Active Directory
6 41 (25.31%) SQL Server
6 41 (25.31%) C#
7 31 (19.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 30 (18.52%) MS Office
9 29 (17.90%) Windows 7
10 28 (17.28%) Agile Software Development
11 27 (16.67%) ASP.NET
11 27 (16.67%) .NET Framework
12 26 (16.05%) ITIL
12 26 (16.05%) Finance
13 23 (14.20%) MS Excel
14 22 (13.58%) SharePoint
14 22 (13.58%) MS Exchange
14 22 (13.58%) IIS
14 22 (13.58%) HTML
15 20 (12.35%) JavaScript
15 20 (12.35%) CSS
15 20 (12.35%) Windows XP
15 20 (12.35%) Law
15 20 (12.35%) VMware
16 18 (11.11%) Citrix
16 18 (11.11%) Hyper-V
17 17 (10.49%) Cisco
17 17 (10.49%) UNIX
17 17 (10.49%) C++

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 22 (13.58%) SharePoint
1 22 (13.58%) MS Exchange
1 22 (13.58%) IIS
2 11 (6.79%) SharePoint 2010
3 8 (4.94%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (4.32%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.23%) NServiceBus
7 2 (1.23%) Lync
8 1 (0.62%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.62%) CMS
Applications
1 30 (18.52%) MS Office
2 23 (14.20%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (4.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.62%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (6.79%) Office 365
3 3 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.26%) DHCP
2 14 (8.64%) DNS
3 13 (8.02%) Firewall
4 10 (6.17%) TCP/IP
4 10 (6.17%) SAN
5 7 (4.32%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (4.32%) HTTP
6 6 (3.70%) VoIP
7 5 (3.09%) Internet
7 5 (3.09%) WAN
7 5 (3.09%) LAN
7 5 (3.09%) VPN
8 3 (1.85%) DMZ
8 3 (1.85%) VLAN
9 2 (1.23%) FTP
10 1 (0.62%) Network Security
10 1 (0.62%) Intranet
10 1 (0.62%) IP Telephony
10 1 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.62%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (25.31%) SQL Server
2 16 (9.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (4.94%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.85%) VLDB
4 3 (1.85%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.62%) MySQL
5 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (3.70%) NUnit
1 6 (3.70%) MSTest
1 6 (3.70%) Rhino Mocks
1 6 (3.70%) Moq
2 4 (2.47%) Selenium
2 4 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.85%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.23%) Subversion
4 2 (1.23%) JIRA
4 2 (1.23%) WebDriver
4 2 (1.23%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.23%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.62%) Git (software)
General
1 26 (16.05%) Finance
2 20 (12.35%) Law
3 8 (4.94%) Retail
4 7 (4.32%) Manufacturing
5 6 (3.70%) Legal
6 4 (2.47%) Games
7 3 (1.85%) Multimedia
7 3 (1.85%) Banking
7 3 (1.85%) Back Office
8 1 (0.62%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (18.52%) Developer
2 22 (13.58%) Analyst
3 16 (9.88%) .NET Developer
4 14 (8.64%) Support Engineer
5 12 (7.41%) Tester
6 9 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (4.94%) Service Desk Analyst
7 8 (4.94%) Service Analyst
7 8 (4.94%) Junior
8 7 (4.32%) IT Support
8 7 (4.32%) Automation Tester
8 7 (4.32%) Information Security Engineer
8 7 (4.32%) Web Developer
8 7 (4.32%) Graduate
8 7 (4.32%) Infrastructure Manager
8 7 (4.32%) Security Engineer
9 6 (3.70%) Junior Developer
9 6 (3.70%) Junior .NET Developer
9 6 (3.70%) Graduate Developer
9 6 (3.70%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (27.78%) .NET
2 27 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 27 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 22 (13.58%) HTML
4 20 (12.35%) CSS
5 16 (9.88%) WCF
6 10 (6.17%) HTML5
7 9 (5.56%) REST
7 9 (5.56%) SOAP
7 9 (5.56%) WinForms
8 8 (4.94%) WPF
8 8 (4.94%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (4.32%) CSS3
9 7 (4.32%) XML
9 7 (4.32%) XHTML
10 6 (3.70%) Ajax
10 6 (3.70%) Spring.NET
10 6 (3.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 6 (3.70%) Castle Windsor
10 6 (3.70%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.94%) Management Information System
1 8 (4.94%) Blackberry
2 7 (4.32%) W3C
3 6 (3.70%) FMCG
3 6 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.70%) Inversion of Control
3 6 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.85%) Online Games
5 3 (1.85%) Clustering
6 2 (1.23%) AS400
6 2 (1.23%) Biotechnology
6 2 (1.23%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.23%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (0.62%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.62%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.62%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.62%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.62%) Statistics
7 1 (0.62%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 46 (28.40%) Linux
2 31 (19.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (17.90%) Windows 7
4 20 (12.35%) Windows XP
5 17 (10.49%) UNIX
6 15 (9.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (3.09%) Windows 8
9 4 (2.47%) AIX
10 3 (1.85%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.23%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.62%) Android
12 1 (0.62%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.62%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.62%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.62%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (17.28%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (16.05%) ITIL
3 15 (9.26%) MVC
4 14 (8.64%) OO
5 11 (6.79%) Automated Testing
6 9 (5.56%) SOA
6 9 (5.56%) E-Commerce
6 9 (5.56%) CRM
6 9 (5.56%) Validation
6 9 (5.56%) Information Security
7 8 (4.94%) Scrum
7 8 (4.94%) Document Management
7 8 (4.94%) Project Management
7 8 (4.94%) Manual Testing
8 7 (4.32%) Progressive Enhancement
8 7 (4.32%) TDD
8 7 (4.32%) Migration
8 7 (4.32%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (3.70%) Service Management
9 6 (3.70%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 47 (29.01%) SQL
2 41 (25.31%) C#
3 20 (12.35%) JavaScript
4 17 (10.49%) C++
5 16 (9.88%) Java
6 12 (7.41%) T-SQL
7 8 (4.94%) C
8 5 (3.09%) VB
9 4 (2.47%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.85%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.23%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.62%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.62%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.62%) Python
12 1 (0.62%) Perl
12 1 (0.62%) VB6
Qualifications
1 15 (9.26%) Degree
1 15 (9.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (6.79%) MCP
3 9 (5.56%) CISSP
3 9 (5.56%) ISSAP
3 9 (5.56%) ISSMP
3 9 (5.56%) MCTS
3 9 (5.56%) CISM
4 7 (4.32%) MCSE
5 6 (3.70%) MCAD
5 6 (3.70%) MCSD
6 5 (3.09%) MCITP
7 4 (2.47%) CCNA
7 4 (2.47%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (2.47%) SC Cleared
7 4 (2.47%) Security Cleared
8 3 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.23%) CCA
9 2 (1.23%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.79%) QA
2 5 (3.09%) SLA
3 2 (1.23%) GAMP
3 2 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.23%) COBIT
3 2 (1.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 43 (26.54%) Active Directory
2 18 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 14 (8.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.85%) vSphere
5 2 (1.23%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.23%) XenApp
5 2 (1.23%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.62%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.62%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.62%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 15 (9.26%) SCCM
2 9 (5.56%) SCOM
3 6 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (3.09%) Backup Exec
5 4 (2.47%) Netcool
5 4 (2.47%) SCVMM
5 4 (2.47%) Windows Intune
6 2 (1.23%) BladeLogic
6 2 (1.23%) Nagios
6 2 (1.23%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (1.23%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.62%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.62%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.62%) WSUS
Vendors
1 59 (36.42%) Microsoft
2 20 (12.35%) VMware
3 18 (11.11%) Citrix
4 17 (10.49%) Cisco
5 9 (5.56%) CheckPoint
5 9 (5.56%) Oracle
6 8 (4.94%) HP
7 6 (3.70%) Dell
7 6 (3.70%) Symantec
7 6 (3.70%) Remedy
8 5 (3.09%) SAP
9 4 (2.47%) IBM
9 4 (2.47%) Avaya
10 3 (1.85%) McAfee
11 2 (1.23%) Tripwire
11 2 (1.23%) Juniper
11 2 (1.23%) BMC
11 2 (1.23%) CA
11 2 (1.23%) NetApp
11 2 (1.23%) Trend Micro
St. Helens
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Roc Search
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Car, Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Roc Search
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool
Noir Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 9 days ago
Liverpool
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Birkenhead
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £12000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago