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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 10 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 76 98 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 16.17% 15.51% 18.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 75.25% 57.31% 68.70%
Number of salaries quoted 55 91 67
Average salary £29,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,789 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £47,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
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
101 171 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 21.49% 27.06% 27.64%
Number of salaries quoted 79 155 106
Average salary £29,750 £36,000 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.36% +9.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,789 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +3 62 £28,750 -28.12% 12
Birkenhead +3 3 £36,500 -8.75% 3
Bootle 0 3 £30,000 -
St Helens -2 1 £30,000 -6.25% 1
Wirral - 1 £29,000 - 1
Windows
North West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 63 (39.38%) Microsoft
2 51 (31.88%) VMware
3 44 (27.50%) Active Directory
3 44 (27.50%) SQL
4 43 (26.88%) Windows 7
5 42 (26.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 42 (26.25%) .NET
6 38 (23.75%) SQL Server
7 37 (23.13%) MS Exchange
8 32 (20.00%) MS Office
8 32 (20.00%) Citrix
9 31 (19.38%) C#
10 30 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
11 29 (18.13%) SAN
12 28 (17.50%) ITIL
12 28 (17.50%) Exchange Server 2010
13 26 (16.25%) Linux
13 26 (16.25%) IIS
14 25 (15.63%) HTML
14 25 (15.63%) .NET Framework
15 24 (15.00%) MS Excel
15 24 (15.00%) DHCP
15 24 (15.00%) Finance
16 23 (14.38%) Agile Software Development
16 23 (14.38%) SharePoint
16 23 (14.38%) DNS
16 23 (14.38%) SQL Server 2008
17 22 (13.75%) ASP.NET
17 22 (13.75%) CSS
18 21 (13.13%) WAN

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 37 (23.13%) MS Exchange
2 28 (17.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (16.25%) IIS
4 23 (14.38%) SharePoint
5 16 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
6 12 (7.50%) SharePoint 2013
7 11 (6.88%) BizTalk Server
8 9 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (4.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 7 (4.38%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (3.13%) NetWeaver
11 3 (1.88%) OpenEdge
11 3 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.63%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.63%) WorkSite
Applications
1 32 (20.00%) MS Office
2 24 (15.00%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.13%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.50%) MS Project
5 2 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (7.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.63%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.13%) Office 365
2 12 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.63%) IaaS
3 1 (0.63%) SaaS
3 1 (0.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (18.13%) SAN
2 24 (15.00%) DHCP
3 23 (14.38%) DNS
4 21 (13.13%) WAN
5 19 (11.88%) LAN
6 14 (8.75%) TCP/IP
7 12 (7.50%) VPN
8 8 (5.00%) Firewall
9 6 (3.75%) NAS
9 6 (3.75%) FTP
9 6 (3.75%) HTTP
10 5 (3.13%) VoIP
10 5 (3.13%) ADSL
11 4 (2.50%) VLAN
11 4 (2.50%) ISDN
12 3 (1.88%) Internet
12 3 (1.88%) Ethernet
13 2 (1.25%) 4G
13 2 (1.25%) SSH
13 2 (1.25%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (23.75%) SQL Server
2 23 (14.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (3.75%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.13%) DB2
5 4 (2.50%) VLDB
6 3 (1.88%) Informix
6 3 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.25%) MySQL
8 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.63%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (2.50%) Rhino Mocks
1 4 (2.50%) Moq
1 4 (2.50%) MSTest
1 4 (2.50%) NUnit
2 3 (1.88%) Subversion
2 3 (1.88%) MSI
2 3 (1.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.63%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.63%) WinDbg
General
1 24 (15.00%) Finance
2 10 (6.25%) Legal
3 5 (3.13%) Law
4 2 (1.25%) Back Office
4 2 (1.25%) Games
4 2 (1.25%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.25%) Advertising
4 2 (1.25%) Banking
5 1 (0.63%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.63%) Mandarin Language
5 1 (0.63%) French Language
5 1 (0.63%) German Language
5 1 (0.63%) Italian Language
5 1 (0.63%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 29 (18.13%) Analyst
2 27 (16.88%) Developer
3 19 (11.88%) Support Analyst
4 18 (11.25%) Administrator
5 17 (10.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 14 (8.75%) Support Engineer
7 13 (8.13%) Systems Administrator
8 11 (6.88%) .NET Developer
8 11 (6.88%) SharePoint Developer
9 10 (6.25%) IT Support
9 10 (6.25%) Desktop Support
10 8 (5.00%) Windows Administrator
10 8 (5.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 8 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
11 7 (4.38%) Windows Systems Administrator
11 7 (4.38%) Linux Support
12 6 (3.75%) Graduate
12 6 (3.75%) Software Engineer
12 6 (3.75%) Web Developer
12 6 (3.75%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (26.25%) .NET
2 25 (15.63%) HTML
2 25 (15.63%) .NET Framework
3 22 (13.75%) ASP.NET
3 22 (13.75%) CSS
4 15 (9.38%) WCF
5 11 (6.88%) Ajax
6 9 (5.63%) WinForms
6 9 (5.63%) XML
7 8 (5.00%) WPF
8 7 (4.38%) SOAP
8 7 (4.38%) CSS3
8 7 (4.38%) HTML5
9 6 (3.75%) REST
9 6 (3.75%) Semantic HTML
9 6 (3.75%) XHTML
10 5 (3.13%) SAP Basis
10 5 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (2.50%) Spring.NET
11 4 (2.50%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 14 (8.75%) Blackberry
3 7 (4.38%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.75%) W3C
5 5 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.50%) Inversion of Control
6 4 (2.50%) Mobile Computing
6 4 (2.50%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.50%) Clustering
7 3 (1.88%) Statistics
8 2 (1.25%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.25%) Biotechnology
9 1 (0.63%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.63%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.63%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.63%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 43 (26.88%) Windows 7
2 42 (26.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (16.25%) Linux
4 19 (11.88%) UNIX
4 19 (11.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (10.63%) Windows 8
6 15 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (5.63%) Windows XP
8 7 (4.38%) Mac OS
9 4 (2.50%) Android
10 3 (1.88%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.63%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.63%) NetWare
11 1 (0.63%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (17.50%) ITIL
2 23 (14.38%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (11.25%) CRM
4 17 (10.63%) OO
5 12 (7.50%) Project Management
6 11 (6.88%) OOA/OOD
6 11 (6.88%) MVC
7 10 (6.25%) Validation
8 9 (5.63%) Root Cause Analysis
9 8 (5.00%) Patch Management
9 8 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (3.75%) Progressive Enhancement
10 6 (3.75%) Test Scripting
10 6 (3.75%) Software Engineering
10 6 (3.75%) SOA
10 6 (3.75%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (3.75%) Migration
10 6 (3.75%) TDD
11 5 (3.13%) Business Continuity
11 5 (3.13%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 44 (27.50%) SQL
2 31 (19.38%) C#
3 20 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 15 (9.38%) T-SQL
5 11 (6.88%) Java
6 8 (5.00%) C++
7 7 (4.38%) C
8 5 (3.13%) VB.NET
9 4 (2.50%) VB
9 4 (2.50%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.63%) VBScript
10 1 (0.63%) Perl
10 1 (0.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 30 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (10.63%) MCP
3 14 (8.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 14 (8.75%) MCSE
4 13 (8.13%) Degree
5 12 (7.50%) MCTS
5 12 (7.50%) CCNA
5 12 (7.50%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (6.88%) MCAD
6 11 (6.88%) MCSD
7 7 (4.38%) MCSA
7 7 (4.38%) MCITP
8 6 (3.75%) Security Cleared
8 6 (3.75%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (2.50%) CCA
9 4 (2.50%) A+ Certification
10 3 (1.88%) Network+ Certification
10 3 (1.88%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.25%) SC Cleared
11 2 (1.25%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.75%) SLA
2 3 (1.88%) GAMP
3 1 (0.63%) QA
System Software
1 44 (27.50%) Active Directory
2 10 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (5.63%) Hyper-V
4 7 (4.38%) XenApp
5 5 (3.13%) XenDesktop
6 4 (2.50%) vSphere
6 4 (2.50%) VMware Server
7 2 (1.25%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (1.25%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.25%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.63%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.63%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (8.13%) SCCM
2 8 (5.00%) Backup Exec
3 3 (1.88%) OVSD
3 3 (1.88%) OpenView
3 3 (1.88%) Nagios
3 3 (1.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (1.88%) Tivoli
3 3 (1.88%) SCOM
4 1 (0.63%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.63%) MOM
4 1 (0.63%) SCDPM
4 1 (0.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.63%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.63%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 63 (39.38%) Microsoft
2 51 (31.88%) VMware
3 32 (20.00%) Citrix
4 16 (10.00%) Cisco
5 13 (8.13%) HP
6 11 (6.88%) Oracle
7 8 (5.00%) Red Hat
8 7 (4.38%) NetApp
9 6 (3.75%) SAP
10 3 (1.88%) Avaya
10 3 (1.88%) Apple
10 3 (1.88%) EMC
10 3 (1.88%) Juniper
10 3 (1.88%) Sage
10 3 (1.88%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.25%) Veeam
11 2 (1.25%) AppSense
11 2 (1.25%) Mitel
12 1 (0.63%) Perforce
12 1 (0.63%) Alias
St. Helens, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum + pension, healthcare, 20% bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 1 hour ago
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JB Leitch Ltd
Salary: From £13,000 to £16,000 per annum plus comprehensive benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
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e-Recruiter
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Clayton Group
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Experian
Salary: Pension, bonus scheme
Posted: 3 days ago
Southport
Experian
Salary: Pension, bonus scheme
Posted: 3 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Vertical IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £130,000 per annum Bonus, Relocation, Benefits, LowTax
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: €55000 - €70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Liverpool
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Salary: £40000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday, flexible hours
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
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