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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 11 10
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 72 79 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 17.56% 15.49% 15.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 76.60% 68.70% 54.40%
Number of salaries quoted 53 63 92
Average salary £39,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £21,000 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.38% -
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
94 115 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 22.93% 22.55% 29.15%
Number of salaries quoted 71 98 174
Average salary £37,750 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.15% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £21,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 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
(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 +2 63 £35,000 +7.69% 12
Southport - 3 £27,500 - 2
Birkenhead -2 1 £42,500 +93.18% 2
Prescot - 1 £50,000 -
Windows
North West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

1 103 (60.95%) Windows Server
2 84 (49.70%) Microsoft
3 77 (45.56%) ITIL
4 67 (39.64%) Citrix
5 62 (36.69%) Active Directory
5 62 (36.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 60 (35.50%) SQL
7 56 (33.14%) Finance
8 47 (27.81%) Banking
9 46 (27.22%) VMware
10 43 (25.44%) SQL Server
11 39 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
12 36 (21.30%) SAN
13 35 (20.71%) HP
13 35 (20.71%) Data Centre
13 35 (20.71%) Windows Server 2008
14 34 (20.12%) Disaster Recovery
15 33 (19.53%) Project Management
16 32 (18.93%) IIS
16 32 (18.93%) ITIL V3
17 31 (18.34%) Hyper-V
17 31 (18.34%) MS Exchange
18 30 (17.75%) PowerShell
19 29 (17.16%) XenApp
19 29 (17.16%) Infrastructure Management
20 26 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
20 26 (15.38%) Nagios
21 25 (14.79%) SQL Server 2012
22 23 (13.61%) Degree
22 23 (13.61%) JIRA

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 32 (18.93%) IIS
2 31 (18.34%) MS Exchange
3 19 (11.24%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (9.47%) Confluence
5 14 (8.28%) Exchange Server 2013
5 14 (8.28%) SharePoint
6 11 (6.51%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (4.73%) Skype for Business
7 8 (4.73%) Tomcat
8 7 (4.14%) Apache
8 7 (4.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 6 (3.55%) CMS
10 4 (2.37%) nginx
10 4 (2.37%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (1.78%) Apache Pig
12 2 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (1.18%) K2 blackpearl
12 2 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (1.18%) TWiki
12 2 (1.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 20 (11.83%) MS Excel
2 19 (11.24%) MS Office
3 4 (2.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.18%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.59%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 18 (10.65%) Office 365
2 17 (10.06%) IaaS
2 17 (10.06%) PaaS
3 7 (4.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.78%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (21.30%) SAN
2 17 (10.06%) Firewall
3 13 (7.69%) VPN
4 11 (6.51%) DHCP
4 11 (6.51%) DNS
4 11 (6.51%) LAN
4 11 (6.51%) WAN
5 10 (5.92%) TCP/IP
6 6 (3.55%) Internet
6 6 (3.55%) MPLS
7 4 (2.37%) IP Telephony
7 4 (2.37%) MRTG
7 4 (2.37%) NAS
7 4 (2.37%) VoIP
7 4 (2.37%) WebEx
8 3 (1.78%) iSCSI
8 3 (1.78%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (1.18%) Intranet
10 1 (0.59%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.59%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (25.44%) SQL Server
2 25 (14.79%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (4.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.37%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.78%) Apache Hive
6 3 (1.78%) Big Data
6 3 (1.78%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.18%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.59%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.59%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.59%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 23 (13.61%) JIRA
2 5 (2.96%) Subversion
3 4 (2.37%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.78%) Bugzilla
4 3 (1.78%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.78%) Hudson
5 2 (1.18%) Bitbucket
5 2 (1.18%) CruiseControl
5 2 (1.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.18%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.59%) Eclipse
General
1 56 (33.14%) Finance
2 47 (27.81%) Banking
3 10 (5.92%) Manufacturing
4 7 (4.14%) Law
5 6 (3.55%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.96%) Legal
7 4 (2.37%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.78%) Back Office
9 2 (1.18%) Marketing
9 2 (1.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (27.22%) Analyst
2 25 (14.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 25 (14.79%) IT Support
3 21 (12.43%) Support Engineer
4 19 (11.24%) Administrator
5 18 (10.65%) Banking Analyst
6 15 (8.88%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 15 (8.88%) Service Analyst
6 15 (8.88%) Team Leader
6 15 (8.88%) Windows Engineer
7 14 (8.28%) Service Desk Support
7 14 (8.28%) Support Analyst
7 14 (8.28%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 13 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
9 12 (7.10%) 1st Line Support
9 12 (7.10%) 2nd Line Support
9 12 (7.10%) Linux Administrator
9 12 (7.10%) Server Engineer
10 11 (6.51%) IT Administrator
10 11 (6.51%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.73%) .NET
2 7 (4.14%) Web Services
3 5 (2.96%) HTML
3 5 (2.96%) HTML5
4 4 (2.37%) LAPP Stack
5 3 (1.78%) Hibernate
5 3 (1.78%) Spring
5 3 (1.78%) Struts
5 3 (1.78%) XML
6 2 (1.18%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.18%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.18%) CSS
6 2 (1.18%) CSS3
6 2 (1.18%) MSMQ
7 1 (0.59%) Gearman
7 1 (0.59%) Middleware
7 1 (0.59%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 35 (20.71%) Data Centre
2 18 (10.65%) Enterprise Software
2 18 (10.65%) Replication
3 16 (9.47%) Wiki
4 12 (7.10%) iPad
5 11 (6.51%) Blackberry
6 10 (5.92%) Computer Science
6 10 (5.92%) iPhone
7 8 (4.73%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (4.73%) Management Information System
7 8 (4.73%) Video Conferencing
8 7 (4.14%) Clustering
9 6 (3.55%) Data Integration
10 4 (2.37%) Driving Licence
11 3 (1.78%) Enterprise Storage
11 3 (1.78%) Informatics
11 3 (1.78%) Mobile App
11 3 (1.78%) Public Cloud
12 2 (1.18%) Hybrid Cloud
12 2 (1.18%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 103 (60.95%) Windows Server
2 62 (36.69%) Windows Server 2012
3 35 (20.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (13.61%) Linux
5 21 (12.43%) Windows 7
6 13 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (7.10%) Windows 8
8 9 (5.33%) Windows XP
9 7 (4.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (3.55%) Android
10 6 (3.55%) Unix
11 4 (2.37%) CentOS
11 4 (2.37%) Debian
12 2 (1.18%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.59%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.59%) Solaris
13 1 (0.59%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (45.56%) ITIL
2 34 (20.12%) Disaster Recovery
3 33 (19.53%) Project Management
4 32 (18.93%) ITIL V3
5 29 (17.16%) Infrastructure Management
6 17 (10.06%) Mentoring
7 16 (9.47%) Converged Infrastructure
8 14 (8.28%) Problem Management
9 11 (6.51%) High Availability
9 11 (6.51%) Time Management
9 11 (6.51%) TOGAF
10 10 (5.92%) Change Management
10 10 (5.92%) Release Management
10 10 (5.92%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (5.33%) Service Management
11 9 (5.33%) Wealth Management
12 8 (4.73%) Performance Monitoring
12 8 (4.73%) PRINCE2
13 7 (4.14%) Information Security
13 7 (4.14%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (35.50%) SQL
2 30 (17.75%) PowerShell
3 8 (4.73%) C#
3 8 (4.73%) T-SQL
4 7 (4.14%) Java
5 6 (3.55%) PHP
6 5 (2.96%) Bash Shell
6 5 (2.96%) Perl
6 5 (2.96%) Python
6 5 (2.96%) Ruby
6 5 (2.96%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.18%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.59%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 39 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (13.61%) Degree
3 18 (10.65%) Citrix Certification
4 10 (5.92%) MCITP
4 10 (5.92%) MCSE
5 7 (4.14%) MCDST
6 6 (3.55%) MCP
6 6 (3.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (2.96%) CISM
7 5 (2.96%) CISSP
7 5 (2.96%) MCSA
8 4 (2.37%) CISA
8 4 (2.37%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.78%) A+ Certification
9 3 (1.78%) CCNA
9 3 (1.78%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.78%) Network+ Certification
10 2 (1.18%) ISTQB
10 2 (1.18%) SC Cleared
10 2 (1.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.47%) SLA
2 6 (3.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.37%) QA
4 3 (1.78%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.18%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.59%) ISO22301
System Software
1 62 (36.69%) Active Directory
2 31 (18.34%) Hyper-V
3 29 (17.16%) XenApp
4 26 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 22 (13.02%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (2.96%) vSphere
7 4 (2.37%) Squid
7 4 (2.37%) Varnish
8 3 (1.78%) HDFS
8 3 (1.78%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.18%) VirtualBox
9 2 (1.18%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.59%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 1 (0.59%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 26 (15.38%) Nagios
2 19 (11.24%) EdgeSight
2 19 (11.24%) SCOM
3 16 (9.47%) SCOrch
4 15 (8.88%) SCCM
5 7 (4.14%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (2.96%) Puppet
7 4 (2.37%) Munin
7 4 (2.37%) Zenoss
8 2 (1.18%) Cacti
8 2 (1.18%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.59%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.59%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.59%) SCSM
Vendors
1 84 (49.70%) Microsoft
2 67 (39.64%) Citrix
3 46 (27.22%) VMware
4 35 (20.71%) HP
5 14 (8.28%) Cisco
6 11 (6.51%) Avaya
7 9 (5.33%) Symantec
8 8 (4.73%) EMC
8 8 (4.73%) Remedy
9 7 (4.14%) Intel Security
10 6 (3.55%) 3PAR
10 6 (3.55%) OpenText
11 5 (2.96%) Dell
11 5 (2.96%) F5
12 4 (2.37%) Oracle
12 4 (2.37%) SaltStack
12 4 (2.37%) SonicWALL
13 3 (1.78%) NetApp
13 3 (1.78%) SimCorp
13 3 (1.78%) Sophos
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