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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 10 11
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 75 120 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 15.21% 18.87% 16.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 64.10% 66.67% 55.31%
Number of salaries quoted 64 97 73
Average salary £28,750 £41,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.72% +27.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £46,800
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
117 180 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 23.73% 28.30% 30.55%
Number of salaries quoted 106 151 147
Average salary £35,000 £39,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.94% +13.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,600 £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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 2014. 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 62 £31,000 -25.30% 8
Southport - 2 £27,000 - 2
St Helens - 2 £24,250 - 1
Wirral -7 1 £33,333 +75.43%
Windows
North West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 60 (34.09%) Microsoft
2 55 (31.25%) Linux
3 50 (28.41%) Active Directory
4 43 (24.43%) SQL
5 42 (23.86%) SQL Server
6 37 (21.02%) Windows Server 2008
7 36 (20.45%) .NET
8 34 (19.32%) C#
9 32 (18.18%) MS Office
10 31 (17.61%) ITIL
10 31 (17.61%) VMware
10 31 (17.61%) Windows 7
11 30 (17.05%) Hyper-V
12 25 (14.20%) MS Excel
12 25 (14.20%) Agile Software Development
13 24 (13.64%) Finance
14 23 (13.07%) Windows XP
14 23 (13.07%) Degree
15 22 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
15 22 (12.50%) MS Exchange
15 22 (12.50%) Law
16 21 (11.93%) ASP.NET
16 21 (11.93%) Citrix
16 21 (11.93%) SCCM
17 20 (11.36%) .NET Framework
17 20 (11.36%) Cisco
17 20 (11.36%) Windows Server 2003
18 18 (10.23%) DNS
18 18 (10.23%) Microsoft Certification
18 18 (10.23%) HTML

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 14 (7.95%) IIS
2 14 (7.95%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (3.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (2.84%) Lync
5 4 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (1.70%) Apache
7 2 (1.14%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.14%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.57%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.57%) JBoss
8 1 (0.57%) CMS
8 1 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 32 (18.18%) MS Office
2 25 (14.20%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.14%) PrintSoft PReS
3 2 (1.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.70%) Sage 1000
2 1 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.57%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.98%) Office 365
3 3 (1.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.23%) DHCP
1 18 (10.23%) DNS
2 17 (9.66%) Firewall
3 12 (6.82%) TCP/IP
3 12 (6.82%) SAN
4 9 (5.11%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (5.11%) Internet
5 7 (3.98%) HTTP
6 6 (3.41%) VLAN
7 5 (2.84%) VoIP
7 5 (2.84%) WAN
7 5 (2.84%) LAN
8 4 (2.27%) Intranet
8 4 (2.27%) VPN
8 4 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (1.70%) NAS
9 3 (1.70%) SSL
9 3 (1.70%) LDAP
10 2 (1.14%) DMZ
11 1 (0.57%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (23.86%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.11%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.27%) MySQL
5 3 (1.70%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (1.70%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (4.55%) Selenium
2 6 (3.41%) WebDriver
2 6 (3.41%) Cucumber
2 6 (3.41%) SoapUI
2 6 (3.41%) JIRA
3 5 (2.84%) MSTest
3 5 (2.84%) Rhino Mocks
3 5 (2.84%) Moq
3 5 (2.84%) Visual Studio
3 5 (2.84%) NUnit
4 3 (1.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 24 (13.64%) Finance
2 22 (12.50%) Law
3 11 (6.25%) Manufacturing
4 10 (5.68%) Retail
5 8 (4.55%) Games
6 7 (3.98%) Legal
7 6 (3.41%) Multimedia
8 5 (2.84%) Banking
9 3 (1.70%) Marketing
10 1 (0.57%) Advertising
10 1 (0.57%) Back Office
10 1 (0.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (15.91%) Analyst
2 27 (15.34%) Developer
3 17 (9.66%) .NET Developer
4 12 (6.82%) Tester
5 11 (6.25%) Support Engineer
5 11 (6.25%) Automation Tester
6 10 (5.68%) IT Support
6 10 (5.68%) Junior
7 9 (5.11%) Server Support
7 9 (5.11%) Support Analyst
7 9 (5.11%) Information Security Engineer
7 9 (5.11%) Security Engineer
8 8 (4.55%) Support Technician
8 8 (4.55%) Service Analyst
8 8 (4.55%) Project Manager
8 8 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (4.55%) 1st Line Support
8 8 (4.55%) Service Desk Analyst
8 8 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
9 7 (3.98%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (20.45%) .NET
2 21 (11.93%) ASP.NET
3 20 (11.36%) .NET Framework
4 18 (10.23%) HTML
5 14 (7.95%) CSS
6 13 (7.39%) SOAP
7 11 (6.25%) WCF
8 10 (5.68%) HTML5
9 9 (5.11%) REST
10 7 (3.98%) CSS3
10 7 (3.98%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (3.98%) XHTML
11 6 (3.41%) WinForms
11 6 (3.41%) WPF
11 6 (3.41%) jQuery
12 5 (2.84%) Spring.NET
12 5 (2.84%) Castle Windsor
12 5 (2.84%) Ninject
12 5 (2.84%) Unity DI Container
12 5 (2.84%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.39%) Management Information System
2 9 (5.11%) Blackberry
3 8 (4.55%) Online Games
4 7 (3.98%) W3C
5 6 (3.41%) FMCG
5 6 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.84%) Inversion of Control
6 5 (2.84%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.84%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.27%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.70%) Clustering
8 3 (1.70%) VLE
9 2 (1.14%) AS400
9 2 (1.14%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.57%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.57%) Replication
10 1 (0.57%) Statistics
10 1 (0.57%) User Experience
10 1 (0.57%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.57%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 55 (31.25%) Linux
2 37 (21.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (17.61%) Windows 7
4 23 (13.07%) Windows XP
5 20 (11.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (9.09%) UNIX
6 16 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (6.82%) Windows 8
8 10 (5.68%) Apple iOS
9 5 (2.84%) Android
10 4 (2.27%) AIX
11 3 (1.70%) Mac OS X
11 3 (1.70%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (1.14%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.57%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.57%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.57%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.57%) MVS
13 1 (0.57%) Windows Phone 8
13 1 (0.57%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (17.61%) ITIL
2 25 (14.20%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (7.95%) MVC
3 14 (7.95%) E-Commerce
4 12 (6.82%) Information Security
5 11 (6.25%) Project Management
6 10 (5.68%) Problem Management
7 9 (5.11%) SOA
7 9 (5.11%) OO
8 8 (4.55%) Automated Testing
8 8 (4.55%) Migration
8 8 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (4.55%) Manual Testing
9 7 (3.98%) Progressive Enhancement
9 7 (3.98%) Infrastructure Management
9 7 (3.98%) Scrum
9 7 (3.98%) Validation
9 7 (3.98%) CRM
10 6 (3.41%) Service Management
10 6 (3.41%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (24.43%) SQL
2 34 (19.32%) C#
3 17 (9.66%) C++
4 16 (9.09%) Java
5 15 (8.52%) JavaScript
6 8 (4.55%) T-SQL
7 6 (3.41%) VB
8 5 (2.84%) C
8 5 (2.84%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.70%) PHP
10 2 (1.14%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.14%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.14%) VB6
11 1 (0.57%) VBScript
11 1 (0.57%) VBA
11 1 (0.57%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.57%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 23 (13.07%) Degree
2 18 (10.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (6.82%) CISSP
3 12 (6.82%) CISM
3 12 (6.82%) ISSAP
3 12 (6.82%) ISSMP
4 11 (6.25%) MCSE
5 10 (5.68%) MCP
6 6 (3.41%) MCTS
6 6 (3.41%) MCITP
6 6 (3.41%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (2.27%) MCSA
8 3 (1.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (1.14%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (1.14%) MCDST
9 2 (1.14%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.14%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.57%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.57%) MCPD
10 1 (0.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.25%) QA
2 5 (2.84%) SLA
3 3 (1.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (1.70%) COBIT
3 3 (1.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 50 (28.41%) Active Directory
2 30 (17.05%) Hyper-V
3 22 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.84%) XenApp
5 4 (2.27%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.14%) vSphere
6 2 (1.14%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.57%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 21 (11.93%) SCCM
2 10 (5.68%) SCOM
3 7 (3.98%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (3.41%) Backup Exec
5 5 (2.84%) SCVMM
6 4 (2.27%) Netcool
6 4 (2.27%) Windows Intune
7 2 (1.14%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (1.14%) Nagios
7 2 (1.14%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (1.14%) BladeLogic
7 2 (1.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 60 (34.09%) Microsoft
2 31 (17.61%) VMware
3 21 (11.93%) Citrix
4 20 (11.36%) Cisco
5 14 (7.95%) Oracle
6 12 (6.82%) CheckPoint
7 9 (5.11%) HP
8 7 (3.98%) Dell
8 7 (3.98%) Symantec
8 7 (3.98%) Remedy
9 4 (2.27%) Sage
9 4 (2.27%) SAP
9 4 (2.27%) IBM
9 4 (2.27%) Avaya
10 3 (1.70%) BMC
10 3 (1.70%) McAfee
11 2 (1.14%) Reuters
11 2 (1.14%) Bloomberg
11 2 (1.14%) Tripwire
11 2 (1.14%) Trend Micro
Liverpool
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £13.50 - £14 per hour
Posted: 18 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £17,000 to £21,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Search Consultancy
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Search Consultancy
Salary: £2000.00 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
St. Helens
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £19000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Merseyside
Equals One
Salary: Unspecified salary dependent on experience
Posted: 14 days ago