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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 18 6
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -12
Permanent jobs citing Windows 100 77 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 17.01% 12.42% 22.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.82% 57.04% 69.57%
Number of salaries quoted 84 66 136
Average salary £35,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,900 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,110 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
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
170 135 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 28.91% 21.77% 32.91%
Number of salaries quoted 144 122 194
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +6 66 £37,500 -11.24% 6
Wirral - 9 £39,000 - 1
St Helens +7 6 £35,000 +16.66% 3
Birkenhead - 2 £45,000 - 1
Windows
North West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 70 (35.71%) Linux
2 64 (32.65%) Microsoft
3 61 (31.12%) SQL
4 58 (29.59%) ITIL
5 56 (28.57%) Active Directory
6 52 (26.53%) .NET
7 49 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 48 (24.49%) VMware
9 40 (20.41%) Windows Server 2008
10 35 (17.86%) Hyper-V
10 35 (17.86%) Java
10 35 (17.86%) DNS
11 33 (16.84%) VMware Infrastructure
12 32 (16.33%) HP
12 32 (16.33%) HTML
13 31 (15.82%) MS Excel
13 31 (15.82%) Microsoft Certification
14 30 (15.31%) TCP/IP
14 30 (15.31%) Problem Management
14 30 (15.31%) Degree
15 28 (14.29%) Oracle
16 27 (13.78%) Firewall
17 26 (13.27%) Windows 7
18 25 (12.76%) Finance
18 25 (12.76%) JavaScript
18 25 (12.76%) Citrix
18 25 (12.76%) Windows Server 2003
19 24 (12.24%) C#
19 24 (12.24%) MCSE
19 24 (12.24%) UNIX

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 24 (12.24%) MS Exchange
2 13 (6.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (5.61%) Liferay
4 9 (4.59%) SharePoint
5 8 (4.08%) IIS
5 8 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (2.55%) Lync
7 5 (2.55%) WebSphere
7 5 (2.55%) Apache
7 5 (2.55%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.02%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.51%) Node.js
10 1 (0.51%) Mule
10 1 (0.51%) TIBCO EMS
10 1 (0.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 31 (15.82%) MS Excel
2 12 (6.12%) MS Office
2 12 (6.12%) FastStats
3 2 (1.02%) PrintSoft PReS
3 2 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.04%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.53%) Sage 1000
3 1 (0.51%) SalesLogix
3 1 (0.51%) Line 500
3 1 (0.51%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.53%) Office 365
3 1 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (17.86%) DNS
2 30 (15.31%) TCP/IP
3 27 (13.78%) Firewall
4 21 (10.71%) DHCP
5 14 (7.14%) LDAP
5 14 (7.14%) SAN
6 12 (6.12%) Kerberos
6 12 (6.12%) WAN
6 12 (6.12%) IPsec
6 12 (6.12%) VLAN
7 11 (5.61%) Internet
8 9 (4.59%) VPN
9 8 (4.08%) LAN
10 6 (3.06%) HTTP
11 5 (2.55%) SSL
11 5 (2.55%) Intranet
11 5 (2.55%) Structured Cabling
11 5 (2.55%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
13 3 (1.53%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (9.18%) MySQL
3 14 (7.14%) Oracle Database
4 12 (6.12%) Crystal Reports
5 11 (5.61%) Oracle Reports
5 11 (5.61%) Oracle Database 11g
5 11 (5.61%) Pentaho
6 10 (5.10%) Relational Database
6 10 (5.10%) DB2
7 6 (3.06%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.51%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.51%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.51%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.51%) Infinispan
9 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 9 (4.59%) Selenium
2 7 (3.57%) JIRA
2 7 (3.57%) WebDriver
2 7 (3.57%) Cucumber
2 7 (3.57%) SoapUI
3 5 (2.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (2.55%) Subversion
4 4 (2.04%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.51%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.51%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.51%) Maven
5 1 (0.51%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.51%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.51%) YouTrack
5 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 25 (12.76%) Finance
2 15 (7.65%) Manufacturing
2 15 (7.65%) Games
3 9 (4.59%) Multimedia
4 6 (3.06%) Retail
5 5 (2.55%) Marketing
5 5 (2.55%) Banking
5 5 (2.55%) Law
6 2 (1.02%) Legal
6 2 (1.02%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.51%) Back Office
7 1 (0.51%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 30 (15.31%) Analyst
2 23 (11.73%) Developer
3 17 (8.67%) Support Engineer
4 16 (8.16%) Applications Support
5 13 (6.63%) Support Analyst
5 13 (6.63%) Technical Support
6 12 (6.12%) Team Leader
7 11 (5.61%) Server Support
7 11 (5.61%) Applications Support Engineer
8 10 (5.10%) 1st Line Support
8 10 (5.10%) Release Manager
9 9 (4.59%) .NET Developer
9 9 (4.59%) Administrator
9 9 (4.59%) Tester
10 8 (4.08%) Project Manager
10 8 (4.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (4.08%) C# Developer
10 8 (4.08%) C# .NET Developer
11 7 (3.57%) Testing Manager
11 7 (3.57%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (26.53%) .NET
2 32 (16.33%) HTML
3 18 (9.18%) J2EE
4 17 (8.67%) .NET Framework
5 15 (7.65%) Web Services
6 13 (6.63%) ASP.NET
7 12 (6.12%) SOAP
7 12 (6.12%) HTML5
8 10 (5.10%) CSS
8 10 (5.10%) Middleware
9 9 (4.59%) WCF
10 7 (3.57%) jQuery
10 7 (3.57%) REST
11 6 (3.06%) CSS3
12 5 (2.55%) XHTML
13 4 (2.04%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 4 (2.04%) WinForms
14 3 (1.53%) LINQ
14 3 (1.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 3 (1.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.63%) Management Information System
2 12 (6.12%) PKI
3 9 (4.59%) Computer Science
3 9 (4.59%) Online Games
4 8 (4.08%) Fat Client
4 8 (4.08%) Thin Client
4 8 (4.08%) Blackberry
5 7 (3.57%) Mobile App
6 6 (3.06%) FMCG
7 5 (2.55%) iPhone
7 5 (2.55%) VLE
7 5 (2.55%) W3C
7 5 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (2.04%) Clustering
9 2 (1.02%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.02%) CMDB
10 1 (0.51%) Statistics
10 1 (0.51%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.51%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.51%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 70 (35.71%) Linux
2 40 (20.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (13.27%) Windows 7
4 25 (12.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 24 (12.24%) UNIX
5 24 (12.24%) Apple iOS
6 22 (11.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (9.18%) Windows XP
8 17 (8.67%) Windows 8
8 17 (8.67%) Android
9 10 (5.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (3.06%) Mac OS X
11 5 (2.55%) Windows 2000 Server
12 4 (2.04%) Windows Mobile
12 4 (2.04%) AIX
13 3 (1.53%) Windows Vista
14 2 (1.02%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.51%) Solaris
15 1 (0.51%) MVS
15 1 (0.51%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (29.59%) ITIL
2 30 (15.31%) Problem Management
3 18 (9.18%) Disaster Recovery
4 17 (8.67%) Project Management
4 17 (8.67%) SOA
5 15 (7.65%) E-Commerce
6 14 (7.14%) Change Management
7 12 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (6.12%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (6.12%) Release Management
8 11 (5.61%) ITIL V2
8 11 (5.61%) Workflow
8 11 (5.61%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (5.10%) EAI
9 10 (5.10%) Software Testing
10 9 (4.59%) OO
10 9 (4.59%) CRM
10 9 (4.59%) Server Monitoring
11 8 (4.08%) PRINCE2
11 8 (4.08%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 61 (31.12%) SQL
2 35 (17.86%) Java
3 25 (12.76%) JavaScript
4 24 (12.24%) C#
5 23 (11.73%) PowerShell
6 16 (8.16%) PHP
7 13 (6.63%) VB.NET
8 9 (4.59%) VB
8 9 (4.59%) C++
9 5 (2.55%) T-SQL
10 4 (2.04%) VBScript
10 4 (2.04%) VBA
11 3 (1.53%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.02%) VB6
13 1 (0.51%) C
13 1 (0.51%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (15.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (15.31%) Degree
3 24 (12.24%) MCSE
4 15 (7.65%) MCITP
5 13 (6.63%) MCP
6 8 (4.08%) CISSP
6 8 (4.08%) CISM
6 8 (4.08%) ISSAP
6 8 (4.08%) ISSMP
7 7 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (3.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (2.55%) ISEB
9 5 (2.55%) MCSA
10 4 (2.04%) MCTS
11 3 (1.53%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (1.53%) MCDST
12 1 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.51%) HND
12 1 (0.51%) CCNP
12 1 (0.51%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.57%) SLA
2 5 (2.55%) QA
3 4 (2.04%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (2.04%) COBIT
System Software
1 56 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 35 (17.86%) Hyper-V
3 33 (16.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (6.12%) NFS
5 7 (3.57%) Terminal Services
5 7 (3.57%) XenApp
6 6 (3.06%) XenDesktop
6 6 (3.06%) VMware ESX
7 4 (2.04%) vSphere
8 3 (1.53%) Forefront TMG
8 3 (1.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.02%) vCloud
9 2 (1.02%) XenServer
10 1 (0.51%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.51%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 18 (9.18%) SCCM
2 12 (6.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 12 (6.12%) HP SIM
3 10 (5.10%) SCOM
4 5 (2.55%) SCVMM
5 4 (2.04%) Backup Exec
5 4 (2.04%) Netcool
5 4 (2.04%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (1.53%) WSUS
7 1 (0.51%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.51%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 64 (32.65%) Microsoft
2 48 (24.49%) VMware
3 32 (16.33%) HP
4 28 (14.29%) Oracle
5 25 (12.76%) Citrix
6 23 (11.73%) Cisco
7 16 (8.16%) IBM
8 14 (7.14%) Dell
9 11 (5.61%) Business Objects
10 10 (5.10%) Red Hat
10 10 (5.10%) Remedy
11 9 (4.59%) Sage
12 8 (4.08%) CheckPoint
13 5 (2.55%) JBoss
13 5 (2.55%) Symantec
14 4 (2.04%) TIBCO
14 4 (2.04%) BMC
14 4 (2.04%) SAP
15 3 (1.53%) Avaya
15 3 (1.53%) Reuters
St. Helens, Merseyside
Spring Technology
Salary: £18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
St. Helens, Merseyside
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £17000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Vertical IT
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £29000 per annum + Company Car, Pension, Gym
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Quindell Plc - Metaskil
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Liverpool
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £40,000-£45,000 circa
Posted: 13 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Greenbank High School
Salary: From £20,400 to £21,734 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Warrington, Birchwood, Newton-le-Willows, St...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to £17,500 + bens
Posted: 18 days ago
Wirral
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £34000 - £39000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Prescot
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago