Period
to 24 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Liverpool with a requirement for Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows over the 6 months to 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 5 5
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 +6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 142 200 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 19.86% 20.33% 20.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 72.82% 69.93% 79.70%
Number of salaries quoted 113 112 125
Liverpool median annual salary £36,500 £42,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.12% +14.86% -8.64%
10th Percentile £22,500 £26,025 £20,300
90th Percentile £64,050 £55,900 £52,500
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year - +8.11% -7.50%

Windows is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Liverpool with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Liverpool
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 195 286 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 27.27% 29.07% 26.34%
Number of salaries quoted 147 164 145
Liverpool median annual salary £37,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.94% +6.25% -1.23%
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,825 £23,100
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £51,500
Merseyside median annual salary £39,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -7.06% +13.33% -

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

Job postings citing Windows as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Liverpool.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Liverpool

Windows
Salary Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows in Liverpool.

Salary trend for Windows in Liverpool

Windows
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Liverpool over the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Liverpool region with a requirement for Windows.

1 83 (58.45%) Windows Server
2 70 (49.30%) ITIL
3 62 (43.66%) Active Directory
4 45 (31.69%) Finance
5 44 (30.99%) Microsoft
6 43 (30.28%) Linux
7 39 (27.46%) Citrix
8 35 (24.65%) PowerShell
9 34 (23.94%) SQL
10 32 (22.54%) MS Exchange
11 26 (18.31%) VMware
11 26 (18.31%) Exchange Server 2010
12 25 (17.61%) Office 365
13 24 (16.90%) HP
13 24 (16.90%) Unix
14 23 (16.20%) Banking
14 23 (16.20%) Skype for Business
15 21 (14.79%) Nagios
15 21 (14.79%) SQL Server
15 21 (14.79%) Security Cleared
15 21 (14.79%) Driving Licence
16 20 (14.08%) Configuration Management
16 20 (14.08%) SCCM
17 19 (13.38%) Problem Management
17 19 (13.38%) DNS
17 19 (13.38%) Hyper-V
18 18 (12.68%) XenApp
18 18 (12.68%) VMware Infrastructure
18 18 (12.68%) Data Centre
18 18 (12.68%) Cisco

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool 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 32 (22.54%) MS Exchange
2 26 (18.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (16.20%) Skype for Business
4 14 (9.86%) Exchange Server 2013
4 14 (9.86%) SharePoint
5 6 (4.23%) Apache
5 6 (4.23%) nginx
6 4 (2.82%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.41%) Confluence
7 2 (1.41%) IIS
7 2 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (9.15%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.82%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 25 (17.61%) Office 365
2 17 (11.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.11%) IaaS
3 3 (2.11%) PaaS
4 2 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.70%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.70%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 19 (13.38%) DNS
2 18 (12.68%) SAN
3 14 (9.86%) Internet
4 11 (7.75%) LAN
4 11 (7.75%) VoIP
4 11 (7.75%) WAN
5 10 (7.04%) DHCP
5 10 (7.04%) Skype
6 8 (5.63%) Firewall
6 8 (5.63%) TCP/IP
7 6 (4.23%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (4.23%) Network Security
7 6 (4.23%) VPN
7 6 (4.23%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (2.82%) BIG-IP
8 4 (2.82%) Wireless
9 3 (2.11%) BGP
9 3 (2.11%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (2.11%) IP Telephony
9 3 (2.11%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (14.79%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.23%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (3.52%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (2.82%) Oracle Database
4 4 (2.82%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (2.82%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (2.82%) RDBMS
4 4 (2.82%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.82%) SAP HANA
4 4 (2.82%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.82%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.70%) Big Data
7 1 (0.70%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.70%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (0.70%) MySQL
7 1 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (6.34%) Git (software)
1 9 (6.34%) Subversion
2 4 (2.82%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.11%) JIRA
4 2 (1.41%) Selenium
5 1 (0.70%) Ant
5 1 (0.70%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (0.70%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.70%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.70%) Gradle
5 1 (0.70%) JUnit
5 1 (0.70%) Maven
5 1 (0.70%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 45 (31.69%) Finance
2 23 (16.20%) Banking
3 10 (7.04%) Manufacturing
4 8 (5.63%) Telecoms
5 7 (4.93%) Investment Banking
6 6 (4.23%) Games
7 5 (3.52%) Legal
8 4 (2.82%) Marketing
9 3 (2.11%) Law
Job Titles
1 31 (21.83%) Analyst
2 23 (16.20%) Support Analyst
3 22 (15.49%) Support Engineer
4 16 (11.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 15 (10.56%) 2nd Line Support
5 15 (10.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 14 (9.86%) Applications Support
7 12 (8.45%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 11 (7.75%) Administrator
9 10 (7.04%) Applications Engineer
9 10 (7.04%) Infrastructure Team Leader
9 10 (7.04%) IT Support
9 10 (7.04%) Team Leader
10 9 (6.34%) Desktop Support
10 9 (6.34%) Service Desk Engineer
11 8 (5.63%) Applications Support Engineer
11 8 (5.63%) IT Analyst
12 7 (4.93%) 1st Line Support
12 7 (4.93%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
12 7 (4.93%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.04%) Node.js
2 5 (3.52%) .NET
3 4 (2.82%) JSP
3 4 (2.82%) SAP Basis
4 2 (1.41%) LAPP Stack
4 2 (1.41%) Qt
5 1 (0.70%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.70%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.70%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.70%) Gherkin
5 1 (0.70%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.70%) HTML5
5 1 (0.70%) jQuery
5 1 (0.70%) LINQ
5 1 (0.70%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (0.70%) WCF
5 1 (0.70%) Web Services
5 1 (0.70%) WinForms
5 1 (0.70%) WPF
5 1 (0.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (14.79%) Driving Licence
2 18 (12.68%) Data Centre
3 13 (9.15%) Management Information System
4 10 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (5.63%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.82%) Online Games
7 3 (2.11%) iPad
7 3 (2.11%) iPhone
8 2 (1.41%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.41%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.41%) FMCG
8 2 (1.41%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.41%) Wiki
9 1 (0.70%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.70%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.70%) PKI
9 1 (0.70%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.70%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.70%) Replication
9 1 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 83 (58.45%) Windows Server
2 43 (30.28%) Linux
3 24 (16.90%) Unix
4 17 (11.97%) HPUX
5 15 (10.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (9.86%) Windows 7
7 12 (8.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (7.04%) Windows 10
9 9 (6.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (4.23%) Android
10 6 (4.23%) Debian
11 5 (3.52%) Windows XP
12 4 (2.82%) CentOS
12 4 (2.82%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.70%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (49.30%) ITIL
2 20 (14.08%) Configuration Management
3 19 (13.38%) Problem Management
4 18 (12.68%) Incident Management
5 16 (11.27%) Service Management
6 13 (9.15%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (9.15%) Disaster Recovery
6 13 (9.15%) Server Hardening
6 13 (9.15%) Statistics
7 12 (8.45%) Proactive Monitoring
8 10 (7.04%) Trend Analysis
9 9 (6.34%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (6.34%) Infrastructure Management
9 9 (6.34%) Mobile Device Management
9 9 (6.34%) Project Management
9 9 (6.34%) Risk Assessment
9 9 (6.34%) Runbook
10 8 (5.63%) ERP
10 8 (5.63%) Kalman Filter
10 8 (5.63%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 35 (24.65%) PowerShell
2 34 (23.94%) SQL
3 16 (11.27%) Java
4 13 (9.15%) Shell Script
5 12 (8.45%) C++
6 11 (7.75%) Bash Shell
6 11 (7.75%) PHP
7 10 (7.04%) Ruby
8 9 (6.34%) Groovy
9 5 (3.52%) Python
10 2 (1.41%) C#
10 2 (1.41%) Perl
11 1 (0.70%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.70%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 21 (14.79%) Security Cleared
2 15 (10.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (5.63%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.11%) A+ Certification
5 3 (2.11%) CCNP
5 3 (2.11%) MCITP
5 3 (2.11%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (1.41%) CCNA
6 2 (1.41%) Degree
7 1 (0.70%) CCA
7 1 (0.70%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.70%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.70%) MCAD
7 1 (0.70%) MCSA
7 1 (0.70%) MCSE
7 1 (0.70%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.45%) Data Quality
2 7 (4.93%) SLA
3 2 (1.41%) GDPR
3 2 (1.41%) ISAE 3402
4 1 (0.70%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.70%) QA
4 1 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 62 (43.66%) Active Directory
2 19 (13.38%) Hyper-V
3 18 (12.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (12.68%) XenApp
4 6 (4.23%) Varnish
5 5 (3.52%) XenDesktop
6 3 (2.11%) Docker
6 3 (2.11%) LXC
6 3 (2.11%) Terminal Services
6 3 (2.11%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (2.11%) VMware NSX
7 2 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 21 (14.79%) Nagios
2 20 (14.08%) SCCM
3 14 (9.86%) SCOM
4 11 (7.75%) EdgeSight
5 6 (4.23%) Grafana
5 6 (4.23%) Graphite
5 6 (4.23%) HAProxy
6 5 (3.52%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (2.11%) Puppet
7 3 (2.11%) SCVMM
8 2 (1.41%) Graylog
8 2 (1.41%) SCOrch
8 2 (1.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.70%) CFEngine
9 1 (0.70%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.70%) Simian Army
9 1 (0.70%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.70%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 44 (30.99%) Microsoft
2 39 (27.46%) Citrix
3 26 (18.31%) VMware
4 24 (16.90%) HP
5 18 (12.68%) Cisco
6 17 (11.97%) Capita
7 16 (11.27%) Red Hat
8 13 (9.15%) 3PAR
9 12 (8.45%) F5
9 12 (8.45%) Remedy
10 11 (7.75%) SAP
11 5 (3.52%) Oracle
12 3 (2.11%) Dell
13 2 (1.41%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 2 (1.41%) Avaya
13 2 (1.41%) Motorola
14 1 (0.70%) Apple
14 1 (0.70%) AVG
14 1 (0.70%) NICE Systems
14 1 (0.70%) Polycom