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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 10 11
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 93 77 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 17.42% 16.08% 17.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.91% 61.60% 61.02%
Number of salaries quoted 62 69 89
Average salary £37,500 £30,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.96% -13.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,025 £21,900 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,900 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.36%
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
139 125 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 26.03% 26.10% 29.21%
Number of salaries quoted 95 114 146
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £21,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
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 10 February 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 10 February 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 0 75 £37,500 +17.18% 10
Southport -3 6 £27,750 +2.77% 3
Prescot - 5 £47,500 - 1
Birkenhead - 2 £37,500 -
Windows
North West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 97 (50.79%) Windows Server
2 77 (40.31%) ITIL
3 73 (38.22%) Active Directory
4 72 (37.70%) Microsoft
5 68 (35.60%) SQL
6 66 (34.55%) Citrix
7 59 (30.89%) VMware
7 59 (30.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 40 (20.94%) Finance
8 40 (20.94%) SQL Server
8 40 (20.94%) IIS
9 39 (20.42%) Windows Server 2008
10 38 (19.90%) Degree
10 38 (19.90%) MS Exchange
11 35 (18.32%) Microsoft Certification
12 34 (17.80%) SAN
13 33 (17.28%) HP
14 32 (16.75%) Linux
14 32 (16.75%) Hyper-V
14 32 (16.75%) XenApp
15 31 (16.23%) VMware Infrastructure
16 30 (15.71%) PowerShell
16 30 (15.71%) Project Management
16 30 (15.71%) Banking
17 26 (13.61%) Firewall
17 26 (13.61%) Windows 7
17 26 (13.61%) Exchange Server 2010
17 26 (13.61%) ITIL V3
18 25 (13.09%) Disaster Recovery
19 24 (12.57%) Data Centre

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 40 (20.94%) IIS
2 38 (19.90%) MS Exchange
3 26 (13.61%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (8.38%) SharePoint
5 15 (7.85%) Exchange Server 2013
6 13 (6.81%) Exchange Server 2007
6 13 (6.81%) Skype for Business
7 11 (5.76%) Tomcat
8 10 (5.24%) Apache
9 8 (4.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 8 (4.19%) Confluence
9 8 (4.19%) nginx
10 6 (3.14%) JBoss
10 6 (3.14%) TWiki
11 5 (2.62%) CMS
11 5 (2.62%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (2.62%) WebSphere
12 3 (1.57%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (1.05%) K2 blackpearl
13 2 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 22 (11.52%) MS Excel
1 22 (11.52%) MS Office
2 7 (3.66%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.05%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.52%) Magento
2 1 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (4.19%) IaaS
2 8 (4.19%) Office 365
2 8 (4.19%) PaaS
3 1 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.52%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 34 (17.80%) SAN
2 26 (13.61%) Firewall
3 15 (7.85%) VPN
4 11 (5.76%) LAN
4 11 (5.76%) WAN
5 9 (4.71%) DHCP
5 9 (4.71%) DNS
6 8 (4.19%) Internet
6 8 (4.19%) MRTG
6 8 (4.19%) WebEx
7 7 (3.66%) Remote Desktop
7 7 (3.66%) TCP/IP
8 4 (2.09%) IP Telephony
9 3 (1.57%) iSCSI
9 3 (1.57%) MPLS
9 3 (1.57%) NAS
9 3 (1.57%) Network Security
10 2 (1.05%) Intranet
10 2 (1.05%) VoIP
11 1 (0.52%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (20.94%) SQL Server
2 18 (9.42%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (5.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (4.19%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (3.66%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (3.14%) Azure SQL Database
6 6 (3.14%) NoSQL
6 6 (3.14%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.62%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.62%) Oracle Database
8 4 (2.09%) RDBMS
8 4 (2.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.52%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.52%) Big Data
10 1 (0.52%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.52%) Pentaho
10 1 (0.52%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 12 (6.28%) JIRA
2 4 (2.09%) Ant
2 4 (2.09%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.09%) Maven
2 4 (2.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (1.05%) Bitbucket
3 2 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.52%) AccuRev
4 1 (0.52%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.52%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.52%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.52%) Hudson
4 1 (0.52%) JUnit
4 1 (0.52%) Log4j
4 1 (0.52%) MSTest
4 1 (0.52%) NUnit
4 1 (0.52%) Selenium
4 1 (0.52%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (0.52%) Subversion
4 1 (0.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 40 (20.94%) Finance
2 30 (15.71%) Banking
3 9 (4.71%) Law
3 9 (4.71%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.19%) Manufacturing
5 7 (3.66%) Legal
6 4 (2.09%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.05%) Marketing
7 2 (1.05%) Retail
8 1 (0.52%) Back Office
8 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 59 (30.89%) Analyst
2 27 (14.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 25 (13.09%) Support Engineer
4 22 (11.52%) 3rd Line Support
4 22 (11.52%) Administrator
4 22 (11.52%) Service Analyst
5 21 (10.99%) IT Support
6 19 (9.95%) Service Desk Analyst
7 16 (8.38%) Banking Analyst
8 15 (7.85%) Linux Administrator
8 15 (7.85%) Linux Support
8 15 (7.85%) Windows Engineer
9 14 (7.33%) IT Administrator
9 14 (7.33%) Service Desk Support
10 13 (6.81%) 2nd Line Support
10 13 (6.81%) Server Support
11 12 (6.28%) Server Engineer
12 11 (5.76%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
12 11 (5.76%) Team Leader
12 11 (5.76%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.76%) Web Services
1 11 (5.76%) XML
2 10 (5.24%) .NET
3 6 (3.14%) HTML
4 3 (1.57%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.57%) CSS
4 3 (1.57%) HTML5
4 3 (1.57%) LAPP Stack
5 2 (1.05%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.05%) CSS3
5 2 (1.05%) Hibernate
5 2 (1.05%) J2EE
5 2 (1.05%) SOAP
5 2 (1.05%) Spring
6 1 (0.52%) JDBC
6 1 (0.52%) ODBC
6 1 (0.52%) Struts
6 1 (0.52%) WinForms
6 1 (0.52%) WSDL
6 1 (0.52%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.57%) Data Centre
2 18 (9.42%) Computer Science
3 17 (8.90%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (8.90%) Replication
4 15 (7.85%) Blackberry
5 11 (5.76%) iPad
6 10 (5.24%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (5.24%) Public Cloud
7 8 (4.19%) Management Information System
7 8 (4.19%) Wiki
8 7 (3.66%) iPhone
8 7 (3.66%) Video Conferencing
9 5 (2.62%) Clustering
9 5 (2.62%) Data Integration
9 5 (2.62%) EqualLogic
9 5 (2.62%) Informatics
10 4 (2.09%) Life Science
11 3 (1.57%) Enterprise Storage
11 3 (1.57%) Mobile App
12 2 (1.05%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 97 (50.79%) Windows Server
2 59 (30.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 39 (20.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (16.75%) Linux
5 26 (13.61%) Windows 7
6 15 (7.85%) Unix
7 14 (7.33%) Windows 8
8 10 (5.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (5.24%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (4.19%) CentOS
9 8 (4.19%) Debian
10 5 (2.62%) Android
10 5 (2.62%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.52%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.52%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.52%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (40.31%) ITIL
2 30 (15.71%) Project Management
3 26 (13.61%) ITIL V3
4 25 (13.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 20 (10.47%) Problem Management
6 19 (9.95%) Infrastructure Management
7 14 (7.33%) High Availability
8 13 (6.81%) Incident Management
8 13 (6.81%) Mentoring
8 13 (6.81%) PRINCE2
9 12 (6.28%) Time Management
10 11 (5.76%) Business Continuity
11 10 (5.24%) Configuration Management
12 9 (4.71%) Data Privacy
12 9 (4.71%) Information Security
12 9 (4.71%) Release Management
13 8 (4.19%) Converged Infrastructure
13 8 (4.19%) ISMS
13 8 (4.19%) Service Management
13 8 (4.19%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 68 (35.60%) SQL
2 30 (15.71%) PowerShell
3 13 (6.81%) C#
3 13 (6.81%) T-SQL
4 11 (5.76%) Java
5 10 (5.24%) JavaScript
6 9 (4.71%) Bash Shell
6 9 (4.71%) Shell Script
7 5 (2.62%) Perl
7 5 (2.62%) PHP
7 5 (2.62%) Python
7 5 (2.62%) Ruby
8 4 (2.09%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.05%) LINC
9 2 (1.05%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.52%) Bourne shell
10 1 (0.52%) Korn
10 1 (0.52%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.52%) VB
10 1 (0.52%) VB6
Qualifications
1 38 (19.90%) Degree
2 35 (18.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (6.81%) Citrix Certification
3 13 (6.81%) MCSE
4 12 (6.28%) MCP
5 9 (4.71%) CCNA
5 9 (4.71%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (4.19%) CISA
6 8 (4.19%) CISM
6 8 (4.19%) CISSP
7 7 (3.66%) MCDST
8 6 (3.14%) CCDP
9 5 (2.62%) MCITP
9 5 (2.62%) MCSA
9 5 (2.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (2.09%) CCA
11 1 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.52%) MCPD
11 1 (0.52%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (10.99%) SLA
2 10 (5.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (4.71%) QA
4 8 (4.19%) PCI DSS
4 8 (4.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (3.14%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.52%) ISO22301
System Software
1 73 (38.22%) Active Directory
2 32 (16.75%) Hyper-V
2 32 (16.75%) XenApp
3 31 (16.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (5.24%) Microsoft App-V
5 8 (4.19%) Squid
5 8 (4.19%) Varnish
6 6 (3.14%) VirtualBox
7 5 (2.62%) vSphere
8 2 (1.05%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.52%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (0.52%) HDFS
9 1 (0.52%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 20 (10.47%) Nagios
2 10 (5.24%) EdgeSight
2 10 (5.24%) SCOM
3 9 (4.71%) Puppet
4 8 (4.19%) Munin
4 8 (4.19%) SCOrch
4 8 (4.19%) Zenoss
5 7 (3.66%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (1.57%) SCCM
7 2 (1.05%) BladeLogic
7 2 (1.05%) Cacti
7 2 (1.05%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.52%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 72 (37.70%) Microsoft
2 66 (34.55%) Citrix
3 59 (30.89%) VMware
4 33 (17.28%) HP
5 18 (9.42%) Oracle
6 16 (8.38%) Cisco
7 10 (5.24%) 3PAR
8 9 (4.71%) EMC
8 9 (4.71%) Symantec
9 8 (4.19%) SaltStack
10 7 (3.66%) AppSense
10 7 (3.66%) Dell
10 7 (3.66%) Intel Security
10 7 (3.66%) Remedy
11 6 (3.14%) Avaya
11 6 (3.14%) Fortinet
11 6 (3.14%) NetApp
12 5 (2.62%) Dell Compellent
12 5 (2.62%) OpenText
13 3 (1.57%) Red Hat
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Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Merseyside
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Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
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Salary: £23000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £22000 per annum
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Greywood Associates Limited
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Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
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