The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Merseyside region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 18 4
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -14
Permanent jobs citing Windows 99 69 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 15.21% 11.54% 28.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 59.28% 54.33% 73.95%
Number of salaries quoted 87 56 182
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,740 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
167 127 261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 25.65% 21.24% 39.07%
Number of salaries quoted 139 113 242
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,388 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows
North West

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 July 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 24 July 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 +12 73 £35,000 -6.66% 12
St Helens +5 6 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Birkenhead - 5 £43,750 - 1
Bootle - 1 - - 1
Wirral - 1 £27,000 - 2
Windows
North West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 75 (37.13%) ITIL
2 74 (36.63%) Linux
3 67 (33.17%) Active Directory
4 62 (30.69%) SQL
5 61 (30.20%) Microsoft
6 51 (25.25%) SQL Server
7 50 (24.75%) .NET
8 48 (23.76%) VMware
9 43 (21.29%) Java
10 41 (20.30%) MS Excel
10 41 (20.30%) Windows Server 2008
11 39 (19.31%) Microsoft Certification
12 35 (17.33%) DNS
13 34 (16.83%) HP
13 34 (16.83%) HTML
13 34 (16.83%) VMware Infrastructure
14 32 (15.84%) Hyper-V
14 32 (15.84%) Degree
15 31 (15.35%) Oracle
16 30 (14.85%) Windows 7
17 29 (14.36%) Problem Management
17 29 (14.36%) MySQL
17 29 (14.36%) UNIX
17 29 (14.36%) TCP/IP
17 29 (14.36%) Citrix
18 27 (13.37%) Firewall
19 26 (12.87%) JavaScript
19 26 (12.87%) Web Services
20 25 (12.38%) PHP
20 25 (12.38%) Windows Server 2003

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (10.89%) MS Exchange
2 15 (7.43%) Liferay
3 13 (6.44%) IIS
3 13 (6.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (4.95%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (2.97%) Apache
7 5 (2.48%) SharePoint
7 5 (2.48%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.98%) Lync
8 4 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (1.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (1.98%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.50%) CMS
9 1 (0.50%) TIBCO EMS
9 1 (0.50%) Mule
9 1 (0.50%) Moodle
9 1 (0.50%) Node.js
Applications
1 41 (20.30%) MS Excel
2 17 (8.42%) FastStats
3 11 (5.45%) MS Office
4 4 (1.98%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.99%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.98%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.99%) Sage 1000
2 2 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.50%) SalesLogix
3 1 (0.50%) Line 500
3 1 (0.50%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.99%) Office 365
2 1 (0.50%) SaaS
2 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 35 (17.33%) DNS
2 29 (14.36%) TCP/IP
3 27 (13.37%) Firewall
4 19 (9.41%) DHCP
5 15 (7.43%) LDAP
6 14 (6.93%) Kerberos
6 14 (6.93%) IPsec
7 13 (6.44%) Internet
7 13 (6.44%) SAN
7 13 (6.44%) WAN
8 11 (5.45%) VLAN
9 9 (4.46%) LAN
9 9 (4.46%) VPN
10 6 (2.97%) HTTP
11 5 (2.48%) SSL
11 5 (2.48%) Intranet
11 5 (2.48%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (2.48%) Structured Cabling
12 4 (1.98%) IP Telephony
13 3 (1.49%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (25.25%) SQL Server
2 29 (14.36%) MySQL
3 18 (8.91%) Oracle Database
4 17 (8.42%) Crystal Reports
5 15 (7.43%) Oracle Reports
5 15 (7.43%) Pentaho
5 15 (7.43%) Oracle Database 11g
6 12 (5.94%) DB2
7 11 (5.45%) Relational Database
8 9 (4.46%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.99%) Big Data
9 2 (0.99%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.50%) Informix
10 1 (0.50%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.50%) SQLite
10 1 (0.50%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.50%) Infinispan
Development Applications
1 10 (4.95%) Selenium
2 8 (3.96%) Cucumber
2 8 (3.96%) SoapUI
3 7 (3.47%) Subversion
4 5 (2.48%) JIRA
4 5 (2.48%) WebDriver
5 4 (1.98%) Visual Studio
6 3 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.50%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.50%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.50%) Maven
7 1 (0.50%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.50%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.50%) YouTrack
7 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 22 (10.89%) Finance
2 12 (5.94%) Manufacturing
2 12 (5.94%) Games
3 8 (3.96%) Multimedia
4 7 (3.47%) Legal
5 6 (2.97%) Retail
6 5 (2.48%) Banking
6 5 (2.48%) Marketing
7 3 (1.49%) Back Office
7 3 (1.49%) Law
8 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.50%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 33 (16.34%) Analyst
2 30 (14.85%) Support Engineer
3 22 (10.89%) Applications Support
4 20 (9.90%) Developer
5 19 (9.41%) Desktop Support
6 18 (8.91%) Support Analyst
7 17 (8.42%) Applications Support Engineer
8 13 (6.44%) Technical Support
9 12 (5.94%) Support Technician
9 12 (5.94%) Administrator
9 12 (5.94%) Team Leader
9 12 (5.94%) Release Manager
10 9 (4.46%) 2nd Line Support
10 9 (4.46%) Server Support
10 9 (4.46%) 1st Line Support
10 9 (4.46%) Test Manager
11 8 (3.96%) IT Support
11 8 (3.96%) Systems Engineer
11 8 (3.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (3.96%) Integration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (24.75%) .NET
2 34 (16.83%) HTML
3 26 (12.87%) Web Services
4 22 (10.89%) J2EE
5 14 (6.93%) Middleware
6 13 (6.44%) .NET Framework
7 11 (5.45%) SOAP
8 9 (4.46%) CSS
8 9 (4.46%) HTML5
9 7 (3.47%) ASP.NET
10 6 (2.97%) CSS3
10 6 (2.97%) jQuery
11 5 (2.48%) XHTML
11 5 (2.48%) WCF
11 5 (2.48%) REST
12 3 (1.49%) WSH
12 3 (1.49%) WinForms
12 3 (1.49%) Qt
12 3 (1.49%) Gherkin
13 2 (0.99%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.93%) PKI
2 13 (6.44%) Computer Science
3 11 (5.45%) Blackberry
4 9 (4.46%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.96%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (3.96%) Fat Client
5 8 (3.96%) Thin Client
6 6 (2.97%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.97%) Online Games
7 5 (2.48%) W3C
7 5 (2.48%) VLE
7 5 (2.48%) iPhone
8 4 (1.98%) Open Source
8 4 (1.98%) Clustering
8 4 (1.98%) Firmware
9 3 (1.49%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.99%) CMDB
10 2 (0.99%) Replication
10 2 (0.99%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.50%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 74 (36.63%) Linux
2 41 (20.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (14.85%) Windows 7
4 29 (14.36%) UNIX
5 25 (12.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (11.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (10.40%) Apple iOS
8 19 (9.41%) Android
9 17 (8.42%) Windows 8
10 16 (7.92%) Windows XP
11 12 (5.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (3.96%) Windows 2000 Server
13 6 (2.97%) Mac OS X
14 3 (1.49%) Windows Vista
14 3 (1.49%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.50%) Solaris
15 1 (0.50%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.50%) MVS
15 1 (0.50%) Windows Phone 8
15 1 (0.50%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (37.13%) ITIL
2 29 (14.36%) Problem Management
3 20 (9.90%) Disaster Recovery
4 19 (9.41%) SOA
5 18 (8.91%) Change Management
6 17 (8.42%) Project Management
7 16 (7.92%) ITIL V2
7 16 (7.92%) Workflow
8 15 (7.43%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (7.43%) Software Testing
9 14 (6.93%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (6.44%) E-Commerce
11 12 (5.94%) EAI
12 11 (5.45%) OO
12 11 (5.45%) Release Management
13 10 (4.95%) Server Monitoring
14 9 (4.46%) Integration Testing
15 8 (3.96%) Test Strategy
15 8 (3.96%) Performance Tuning
15 8 (3.96%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 62 (30.69%) SQL
2 43 (21.29%) Java
3 26 (12.87%) JavaScript
4 25 (12.38%) PHP
4 25 (12.38%) PowerShell
5 21 (10.40%) C#
6 15 (7.43%) VB.NET
7 12 (5.94%) C++
8 10 (4.95%) VB
9 4 (1.98%) VBA
9 4 (1.98%) VBScript
10 3 (1.49%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.99%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.50%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.50%) VB6
12 1 (0.50%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 39 (19.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (15.84%) Degree
3 24 (11.88%) MCSE
4 23 (11.39%) MCP
5 19 (9.41%) MCITP
6 10 (4.95%) MCDST
7 8 (3.96%) MCSA
8 6 (2.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 6 (2.97%) Citrix Certification
9 5 (2.48%) CISSP
9 5 (2.48%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (2.48%) CISM
9 5 (2.48%) ISSAP
9 5 (2.48%) ISSMP
10 4 (1.98%) ISEB
11 2 (0.99%) MCTS
11 2 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.99%) CCNP
11 2 (0.99%) CCNA
12 1 (0.50%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.45%) QA
2 8 (3.96%) SLA
3 3 (1.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (1.49%) COBIT
3 3 (1.49%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.50%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 67 (33.17%) Active Directory
2 34 (16.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (15.84%) Hyper-V
4 14 (6.93%) XenApp
4 14 (6.93%) NFS
5 13 (6.44%) XenDesktop
6 10 (4.95%) XenServer
7 7 (3.47%) Terminal Services
8 6 (2.97%) VMware ESX
9 4 (1.98%) vSphere
10 3 (1.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (1.49%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (0.99%) vCloud
11 2 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.50%) Oracle RMAN
12 1 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 25 (12.38%) SCCM
2 16 (7.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 13 (6.44%) HP SIM
4 7 (3.47%) SCOM
5 4 (1.98%) Backup Exec
5 4 (1.98%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (1.49%) Nagios
7 2 (0.99%) SCVMM
7 2 (0.99%) WSUS
7 2 (0.99%) OVSD
7 2 (0.99%) OpenView
7 2 (0.99%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.50%) MOM
8 1 (0.50%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 61 (30.20%) Microsoft
2 48 (23.76%) VMware
3 34 (16.83%) HP
4 31 (15.35%) Oracle
5 29 (14.36%) Citrix
6 20 (9.90%) Cisco
7 17 (8.42%) Business Objects
8 13 (6.44%) IBM
9 12 (5.94%) Dell
9 12 (5.94%) Red Hat
10 8 (3.96%) Sage
11 7 (3.47%) LANDesk
12 6 (2.97%) TIBCO
13 5 (2.48%) JBoss
13 5 (2.48%) BMC
13 5 (2.48%) Symantec
13 5 (2.48%) CheckPoint
14 4 (1.98%) Remedy
15 3 (1.49%) Reuters
15 3 (1.49%) Bloomberg
Wirral, Merseyside
Unilever
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Spring Technology
Salary: £37000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birkenhead, Merseyside
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
St. Helens, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Steria
Salary: From £47,000 to £49,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £14000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Spring Technology
Salary: £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £35,000 - £37,000
Posted: 17 days ago
Speke, Liverpool
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £17,000 to £21,000 dependent on experience
Posted: 21 days ago
Liverpool
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £35,000 circa
Posted: 22 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside, North West
Technology 2
Salary: £35,000
Posted: 24 days ago
Liverpool
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago