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

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
North West / Merseyside
Rank 9 5 13
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +8
Permanent jobs citing Windows 115 100 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 18.85% 19.08% 14.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 75.16% 67.57% 60.75%
Number of salaries quoted 62 68 58
Median salary £45,000 £36,018 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+24.93% +30.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £21,650 £20,350
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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
153 148 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 25.08% 28.24% 23.73%
Number of salaries quoted 96 101 99
Median salary £43,674 £36,018 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.25% +5.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,250 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 January 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 January 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 86 £45,000 +20.80% 9
St Helens -6 7 £52,500 +87.50%
Wirral - 6 £37,000 - 1
Birkenhead -9 1 £32,500 -7.14%
Bootle - 1 £36,000 -
Windows
North West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 January 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.

1 138 (53.08%) Windows Server
2 118 (45.38%) Microsoft
3 87 (33.46%) Finance
4 86 (33.08%) Linux
5 83 (31.92%) ITIL
6 79 (30.38%) PowerShell
7 76 (29.23%) VMware
8 71 (27.31%) Citrix
9 70 (26.92%) SQL Server
10 63 (24.23%) Active Directory
11 61 (23.46%) SQL
12 59 (22.69%) Hyper-V
12 59 (22.69%) Microsoft Azure
13 49 (18.85%) VMware Infrastructure
13 49 (18.85%) Data Centre
14 46 (17.69%) Banking
15 40 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
16 39 (15.00%) Unix
16 39 (15.00%) MS Excel
17 38 (14.62%) Oracle
17 38 (14.62%) ITIL V3
18 36 (13.85%) Tomcat
19 33 (12.69%) HPUX
20 32 (12.31%) Office 365
21 30 (11.54%) Hybrid Cloud
21 30 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 30 (11.54%) Apache
22 28 (10.77%) Red Hat
22 28 (10.77%) SCOM
23 27 (10.38%) SCCM

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 36 (13.85%) Tomcat
2 30 (11.54%) Apache
3 25 (9.62%) IIS
3 25 (9.62%) MS Exchange
4 14 (5.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (5.00%) Skype for Business
6 12 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2013
6 12 (4.62%) JBoss
7 11 (4.23%) BizTalk Server
7 11 (4.23%) SharePoint
8 5 (1.92%) GroupWise
9 4 (1.54%) Confluence
9 4 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (1.15%) Oracle Service Bus
10 3 (1.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.77%) CMS
11 2 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.77%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.38%) nginx
Applications
1 39 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 25 (9.62%) MS Office
3 2 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (3.46%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.77%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.38%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 59 (22.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (12.31%) Office 365
3 21 (8.08%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (6.92%) IaaS
4 18 (6.92%) PaaS
5 13 (5.00%) SaaS
6 7 (2.69%) Amazon S3
7 4 (1.54%) G Suite
8 2 (0.77%) Mimecast
8 2 (0.77%) Sumo Logic
9 1 (0.38%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.38%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.38%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 25 (9.62%) DNS
1 25 (9.62%) SAN
2 21 (8.08%) VPN
3 20 (7.69%) DHCP
4 13 (5.00%) Firewall
5 8 (3.08%) NetScaler
6 6 (2.31%) VoIP
7 5 (1.92%) Broadband
7 5 (1.92%) LAN
7 5 (1.92%) Skype
7 5 (1.92%) TCP/IP
7 5 (1.92%) WAN
8 4 (1.54%) 802.11
8 4 (1.54%) IP Telephony
9 3 (1.15%) IMAP
9 3 (1.15%) Internet
9 3 (1.15%) SMTP
9 3 (1.15%) VLAN
10 2 (0.77%) POP3
11 1 (0.38%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (26.92%) SQL Server
2 26 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 20 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
4 12 (4.62%) Oracle Database
5 8 (3.08%) Informix
5 8 (3.08%) Oracle Database 11g
5 8 (3.08%) Oracle Database 12c
5 8 (3.08%) Oracle Reports
6 7 (2.69%) MySQL
6 7 (2.69%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (2.31%) Relational Database
7 6 (2.31%) SQL Server 2016
8 5 (1.92%) RDBMS
8 5 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.15%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.15%) Oracle ODI
10 3 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.77%) InfluxDB
11 2 (0.77%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (3.85%) JIRA
2 6 (2.31%) Ant
2 6 (2.31%) JUnit
2 6 (2.31%) MSTest
2 6 (2.31%) NUnit
3 5 (1.92%) Moq
3 5 (1.92%) Rhino Mocks
4 3 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.77%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.77%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.38%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.38%) NuGet
6 1 (0.38%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 87 (33.46%) Finance
2 46 (17.69%) Banking
3 11 (4.23%) Law
3 11 (4.23%) Legal
4 7 (2.69%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (2.31%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.15%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.77%) Advertising
7 2 (0.77%) Retail
8 1 (0.38%) Automotive
8 1 (0.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 34 (13.08%) Administrator
1 34 (13.08%) Analyst
2 33 (12.69%) Windows Engineer
3 25 (9.62%) Applications Support
4 20 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 20 (7.69%) Team Leader
5 19 (7.31%) Cloud Engineer
5 19 (7.31%) Server Engineer
6 18 (6.92%) Citrix Administrator
6 18 (6.92%) Windows Server Engineer
7 17 (6.54%) Support Analyst
8 16 (6.15%) Developer
9 14 (5.38%) Linux Engineer
9 14 (5.38%) Systems Engineer
10 12 (4.62%) Architect
10 12 (4.62%) Cloud Architect
10 12 (4.62%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
10 12 (4.62%) Infrastructure Architect
10 12 (4.62%) IT Engineer
11 11 (4.23%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (8.85%) .NET
2 15 (5.77%) Middleware
3 14 (5.38%) JSP
4 13 (5.00%) SOAP
5 7 (2.69%) WPF
6 6 (2.31%) AngularJS
6 6 (2.31%) ASP.NET
6 6 (2.31%) J2EE
6 6 (2.31%) Ninject
6 6 (2.31%) Web Services
6 6 (2.31%) WinForms
7 5 (1.92%) Castle Windsor
7 5 (1.92%) Spring.NET
7 5 (1.92%) Unity DI Container
8 4 (1.54%) 802.1X
8 4 (1.54%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (1.54%) Oracle Fusion
8 4 (1.54%) XML
9 3 (1.15%) CSS
9 3 (1.15%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 49 (18.85%) Data Centre
2 30 (11.54%) Hybrid Cloud
3 25 (9.62%) Private Cloud
4 18 (6.92%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (6.15%) Public Cloud
6 11 (4.23%) iPad
6 11 (4.23%) Video Conferencing
7 10 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (3.85%) Statistics
8 6 (2.31%) Computer Science
8 6 (2.31%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.92%) Driving Licence
9 5 (1.92%) Inversion of Control
10 3 (1.15%) Data Integration
10 3 (1.15%) NHS
10 3 (1.15%) Replication
10 3 (1.15%) Wiki
11 2 (0.77%) Clustering
11 2 (0.77%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.77%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 138 (53.08%) Windows Server
2 86 (33.08%) Linux
3 40 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 39 (15.00%) Unix
5 33 (12.69%) HPUX
6 30 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 19 (7.31%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (5.77%) Windows 7
9 13 (5.00%) Windows 10
10 11 (4.23%) CentOS
11 7 (2.69%) Windows 8
12 6 (2.31%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (1.92%) VMS
13 5 (1.92%) Windows XP
14 4 (1.54%) Debian
14 4 (1.54%) Fedora
14 4 (1.54%) Ubuntu
14 4 (1.54%) Windows Vista
15 3 (1.15%) Android
15 3 (1.15%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (31.92%) ITIL
2 38 (14.62%) ITIL V3
3 26 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (7.31%) DevOps
5 17 (6.54%) Line Management
6 16 (6.15%) Mentoring
7 14 (5.38%) Service Delivery
7 14 (5.38%) TOGAF
8 13 (5.00%) Operations Management
9 12 (4.62%) CRM
9 12 (4.62%) Identity Management
9 12 (4.62%) Load Balancing
9 12 (4.62%) Mobile Device Management
9 12 (4.62%) PRINCE2
10 11 (4.23%) Converged Infrastructure
10 11 (4.23%) Release Management
10 11 (4.23%) Service Management
10 11 (4.23%) Wealth Management
11 10 (3.85%) Performance Management
11 10 (3.85%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (30.38%) PowerShell
2 61 (23.46%) SQL
3 15 (5.77%) Java
4 14 (5.38%) Shell Script
5 13 (5.00%) C#
6 10 (3.85%) C++
7 9 (3.46%) Python
7 9 (3.46%) VB
8 8 (3.08%) Bash Shell
8 8 (3.08%) Perl
8 8 (3.08%) Ruby
9 7 (2.69%) VB.NET
10 6 (2.31%) JavaScript
11 4 (1.54%) Bourne shell
11 4 (1.54%) Korn
12 3 (1.15%) PHP
12 3 (1.15%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.77%) C
13 2 (0.77%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.38%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 23 (8.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (7.31%) Degree
3 17 (6.54%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (6.15%) CCNA
5 15 (5.77%) MCSE
6 12 (4.62%) Security Cleared
7 11 (4.23%) EMC Certification
8 9 (3.46%) SC Cleared
9 6 (2.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (1.54%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.15%) MCP
12 2 (0.77%) MOS
12 2 (0.77%) SSCP
13 1 (0.38%) A+ Certification
13 1 (0.38%) CISM
13 1 (0.38%) CISSP
13 1 (0.38%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.38%) Security+ Certification
13 1 (0.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.92%) SLA
2 3 (1.15%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.15%) HL7
2 3 (1.15%) QA
3 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 63 (24.23%) Active Directory
2 59 (22.69%) Hyper-V
3 49 (18.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (9.62%) XenApp
5 18 (6.92%) XenDesktop
6 9 (3.46%) Virtual Servers
7 5 (1.92%) NDS
7 5 (1.92%) NetIQ eDirectory
8 3 (1.15%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (1.15%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (1.15%) vSphere
9 2 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.38%) pfSense
10 1 (0.38%) Varnish
10 1 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 28 (10.77%) SCOM
2 27 (10.38%) SCCM
3 19 (7.31%) SCOrch
4 15 (5.77%) AirWatch
4 15 (5.77%) SCVMM
5 11 (4.23%) NetBackup
6 9 (3.46%) Nagios
7 6 (2.31%) Puppet
8 5 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (1.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 4 (1.54%) Failover Clustering
10 3 (1.15%) EdgeSight
10 3 (1.15%) Microsoft Clustering
10 3 (1.15%) OpenView
10 3 (1.15%) Tivoli
11 2 (0.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 1 (0.38%) Backup Exec
12 1 (0.38%) Cacti
12 1 (0.38%) Munin
12 1 (0.38%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 118 (45.38%) Microsoft
2 76 (29.23%) VMware
3 71 (27.31%) Citrix
4 38 (14.62%) Oracle
5 28 (10.77%) Red Hat
6 24 (9.23%) Cisco
7 22 (8.46%) HP
8 15 (5.77%) EMC
8 15 (5.77%) IBM
9 11 (4.23%) Software AG
10 8 (3.08%) Remedy
11 5 (1.92%) Avaya
11 5 (1.92%) Dell
11 5 (1.92%) IDERA
12 4 (1.54%) Google
13 2 (0.77%) EqualLogic
13 2 (0.77%) Fortinet
13 2 (0.77%) Fujitsu
13 2 (0.77%) SonicWALL
13 2 (0.77%) Splunk
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Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
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Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum
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Randstad Technologies
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Oscar
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FT Select
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HQ in Leeds or Hub Offices in Exeter, London,...
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Mouchel Infrastructure Services
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