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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 10 7
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 72 104 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 14.75% 16.02% 22.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 67.29% 53.33% 79.26%
Number of salaries quoted 58 91 79
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,552 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%
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
107 195 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 21.93% 30.05% 28.30%
Number of salaries quoted 92 175 104
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +12.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £23,900 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +1 64 £32,500 -7.14% 16
Birkenhead +6 2 £22,000 -20.00% 2
St Helens -2 2 £28,750 -10.15% 1
Wirral -1 1 - - 1
Windows
North West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 58 (41.73%) Microsoft
2 43 (30.94%) SQL
3 39 (28.06%) .NET
4 37 (26.62%) Active Directory
5 36 (25.90%) SQL Server
5 36 (25.90%) VMware
5 36 (25.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 32 (23.02%) Windows 7
7 31 (22.30%) C#
8 29 (20.86%) MS Exchange
9 28 (20.14%) MS Office
10 27 (19.42%) IIS
10 27 (19.42%) .NET Framework
11 26 (18.71%) Linux
12 25 (17.99%) Finance
13 24 (17.27%) Agile Software Development
13 24 (17.27%) ITIL
13 24 (17.27%) DHCP
13 24 (17.27%) Citrix
14 23 (16.55%) Microsoft Certification
14 23 (16.55%) SQL Server 2008
15 22 (15.83%) DNS
15 22 (15.83%) SharePoint
15 22 (15.83%) HTML
16 21 (15.11%) ASP.NET
16 21 (15.11%) CSS
16 21 (15.11%) SAN
17 19 (13.67%) Cisco
17 19 (13.67%) WAN
17 19 (13.67%) Exchange Server 2010

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 29 (20.86%) MS Exchange
2 27 (19.42%) IIS
3 22 (15.83%) SharePoint
4 19 (13.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (10.79%) SharePoint 2010
6 11 (7.91%) SharePoint 2013
6 11 (7.91%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (7.91%) BizTalk Server
7 9 (6.47%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (5.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (2.16%) OpenEdge
10 1 (0.72%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.72%) WebSphere
Applications
1 28 (20.14%) MS Office
2 18 (12.95%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.72%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (8.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.72%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.35%) Office 365
2 12 (8.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.72%) SaaS
3 1 (0.72%) PaaS
3 1 (0.72%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (17.27%) DHCP
2 22 (15.83%) DNS
3 21 (15.11%) SAN
4 19 (13.67%) WAN
5 17 (12.23%) LAN
6 14 (10.07%) TCP/IP
7 11 (7.91%) VPN
8 9 (6.47%) Firewall
9 6 (4.32%) FTP
9 6 (4.32%) HTTP
10 4 (2.88%) ADSL
10 4 (2.88%) ISDN
10 4 (2.88%) VoIP
10 4 (2.88%) VLAN
11 3 (2.16%) Internet
11 3 (2.16%) Ethernet
12 2 (1.44%) SMTP
12 2 (1.44%) PSTN
12 2 (1.44%) DMZ
12 2 (1.44%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (25.90%) SQL Server
2 23 (16.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (4.32%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.88%) VLDB
5 2 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.44%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.44%) MySQL
6 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.72%) Informix
6 1 (0.72%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (4.32%) MSTest
1 6 (4.32%) Rhino Mocks
1 6 (4.32%) Moq
1 6 (4.32%) NUnit
2 3 (2.16%) Subversion
3 2 (1.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.72%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.72%) WinDbg
General
1 25 (17.99%) Finance
2 9 (6.47%) Law
3 6 (4.32%) Legal
4 3 (2.16%) Back Office
5 2 (1.44%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.44%) Games
5 2 (1.44%) Banking
5 2 (1.44%) Retail
6 1 (0.72%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (20.14%) Developer
2 22 (15.83%) Analyst
3 18 (12.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 16 (11.51%) Support Engineer
5 15 (10.79%) Support Analyst
6 12 (8.63%) .NET Developer
7 11 (7.91%) SharePoint Developer
8 10 (7.19%) Administrator
9 9 (6.47%) Desktop Support
10 8 (5.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 8 (5.76%) Desktop Engineer
11 7 (5.04%) Tester
12 6 (4.32%) Web Developer
12 6 (4.32%) Systems Administrator
12 6 (4.32%) Junior
12 6 (4.32%) Graduate
12 6 (4.32%) Service Analyst
12 6 (4.32%) Junior Developer
12 6 (4.32%) Service Desk Analyst
12 6 (4.32%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (28.06%) .NET
2 27 (19.42%) .NET Framework
3 22 (15.83%) HTML
4 21 (15.11%) ASP.NET
4 21 (15.11%) CSS
5 17 (12.23%) WCF
6 11 (7.91%) Ajax
7 9 (6.47%) WPF
7 9 (6.47%) WinForms
8 7 (5.04%) XML
9 6 (4.32%) SOAP
9 6 (4.32%) XHTML
9 6 (4.32%) Spring.NET
9 6 (4.32%) Castle Windsor
9 6 (4.32%) Ninject
9 6 (4.32%) REST
9 6 (4.32%) CSS3
9 6 (4.32%) Unity DI Container
9 6 (4.32%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (4.32%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.19%) Blackberry
2 7 (5.04%) Computer Science
2 7 (5.04%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (4.32%) Inversion of Control
3 6 (4.32%) W3C
4 5 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.88%) Mobile Computing
5 4 (2.88%) Clustering
6 3 (2.16%) Statistics
7 2 (1.44%) Biotechnology
7 2 (1.44%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.44%) Open Source
7 2 (1.44%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.72%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.72%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.72%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 36 (25.90%) Windows Server 2008
2 32 (23.02%) Windows 7
3 26 (18.71%) Linux
4 18 (12.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (9.35%) UNIX
5 13 (9.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (7.19%) Windows 8
7 9 (6.47%) Windows XP
8 6 (4.32%) Mac OS
9 3 (2.16%) Windows Vista
9 3 (2.16%) Android
10 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.72%) NetWare
10 1 (0.72%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.72%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (17.27%) ITIL
1 24 (17.27%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (12.23%) OO
3 12 (8.63%) CRM
3 12 (8.63%) MVC
4 11 (7.91%) OOA/OOD
5 9 (6.47%) Validation
6 8 (5.76%) TDD
6 8 (5.76%) Project Management
7 7 (5.04%) Automated Testing
8 6 (4.32%) Scrum
8 6 (4.32%) SOA
8 6 (4.32%) Test Scripting
8 6 (4.32%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (4.32%) Kanban
8 6 (4.32%) Dependency Injection
8 6 (4.32%) MVVM
8 6 (4.32%) Progressive Enhancement
8 6 (4.32%) Web Application Development
9 5 (3.60%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 43 (30.94%) SQL
2 31 (22.30%) C#
3 17 (12.23%) T-SQL
3 17 (12.23%) JavaScript
4 11 (7.91%) Java
5 8 (5.76%) C++
6 5 (3.60%) C
7 4 (2.88%) VB
7 4 (2.88%) VB.NET
7 4 (2.88%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.72%) Python
8 1 (0.72%) Perl
8 1 (0.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (16.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (12.23%) MCP
3 12 (8.63%) CCNA
3 12 (8.63%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (7.91%) MCAD
4 11 (7.91%) MCSD
4 11 (7.91%) MCTS
5 9 (6.47%) Degree
6 8 (5.76%) MCSE
6 8 (5.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (4.32%) Citrix Certification
7 6 (4.32%) MCITP
8 4 (2.88%) CCA
9 3 (2.16%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (2.16%) Security Cleared
10 2 (1.44%) SC Cleared
10 2 (1.44%) MCDST
11 1 (0.72%) ISSAP
11 1 (0.72%) ISSMP
11 1 (0.72%) EMC Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.16%) GAMP
1 3 (2.16%) QA
2 1 (0.72%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (26.62%) Active Directory
2 9 (6.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (6.47%) Hyper-V
3 7 (5.04%) XenApp
4 5 (3.60%) XenDesktop
5 4 (2.88%) vSphere
6 3 (2.16%) VMware Server
7 2 (1.44%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (1.44%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.44%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.72%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.72%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (7.19%) Backup Exec
2 7 (5.04%) SCCM
3 3 (2.16%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.72%) OVSD
4 1 (0.72%) SCOM
4 1 (0.72%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.72%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.72%) SCDPM
4 1 (0.72%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.72%) OpenView
4 1 (0.72%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.72%) MOM
4 1 (0.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.72%) Nagios
Vendors
1 58 (41.73%) Microsoft
2 36 (25.90%) VMware
3 24 (17.27%) Citrix
4 19 (13.67%) Cisco
5 11 (7.91%) HP
6 7 (5.04%) NetApp
6 7 (5.04%) Red Hat
7 5 (3.60%) Oracle
8 3 (2.16%) Avaya
8 3 (2.16%) Juniper
8 3 (2.16%) Apple
8 3 (2.16%) Sage
8 3 (2.16%) Symantec
9 2 (1.44%) AppSense
9 2 (1.44%) Mitel
9 2 (1.44%) Veeam
9 2 (1.44%) EMC
9 2 (1.44%) Sun
10 1 (0.72%) Dell
10 1 (0.72%) SAP
Liverpool, Merseyside
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Ashdown IT
Salary: £34000 - £36500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool
IBS Consulting
Salary: £0 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: £28000 - £35500 per annum + 20% pension, 35+ holidays
Posted: 2 days ago
Birkenhead
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Southport
Experian
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Ashdown IT
Salary: £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
e-Recruiter
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Newton Blue
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
adviserplus
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Lancashire
Yodel
Posted: 11 days ago
Liverpool
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday, flexible hours
Posted: 11 days ago
Birkenhead
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
St. Helens
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Liverpool, Lancashire
Start Your New Career Ltd
Posted: 13 days ago
Liverpool, Lancashire
Start Your New Career Ltd
Posted: 13 days ago
Liverpool
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + bens
Posted: 19 days ago