Period
to 20 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for Windows Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server over the 6 months to 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 31 20
Rank change year-on-year +9 -11 +5
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 66 64 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 7.82% 6.52% 10.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.57% 29.36% 35.18%
Number of salaries quoted 48 33 72
Merseyside median annual salary £32,500 £42,000 £38,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.62% +9.80% +16.79%
10th Percentile £20,250 £27,700 £25,125
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £51,575
North West median annual salary £35,000 £30,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year +16.67% -15.49% +7.58%

Windows Server 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 Merseyside with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Merseyside
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 231 218 361
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 27.37% 22.22% 29.79%
Number of salaries quoted 184 146 229
Merseyside median annual salary £35,036 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.00% +2.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £22,250 £23,125 £24,750
90th Percentile £59,625 £60,000 £57,500
North West median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% -

Windows Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server in Merseyside

Windows Server
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for Windows Server in Merseyside

Windows Server
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server in Merseyside over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows Server in Merseyside

Windows Server
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 20 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -3 34 £37,500 -11.76% 20
Bootle -4 7 £23,000 -
Southport - 7 £33,500 - 1
Birkenhead - 5 £32,500 - 2
St Helens +10 2 £31,500 +5.00% 1
Windows Server
North West

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, IT jobs citing Windows Server 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Windows Server.

1 66 (100.00%) Windows
2 47 (71.21%) Active Directory
3 35 (53.03%) ITIL
4 30 (45.45%) VMware
5 26 (39.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (37.88%) MS Exchange
7 24 (36.36%) SharePoint
8 23 (34.85%) Citrix
9 22 (33.33%) Microsoft
9 22 (33.33%) Skype for Business
10 21 (31.82%) Exchange Server 2010
10 21 (31.82%) Problem-Solving
11 20 (30.30%) Exchange Server 2013
12 18 (27.27%) Hyper-V
12 18 (27.27%) Incident Management
13 17 (25.76%) SQL Server
13 17 (25.76%) SQL
14 16 (24.24%) SAN
14 16 (24.24%) Configuration Management
14 16 (24.24%) Problem Management
14 16 (24.24%) Statistics
15 15 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
16 14 (21.21%) XenApp
16 14 (21.21%) Data Quality
16 14 (21.21%) XenDesktop
16 14 (21.21%) Management Information System
16 14 (21.21%) Service Management
17 13 (19.70%) Remedy
17 13 (19.70%) Cisco
17 13 (19.70%) Firewall

Windows Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 25 (37.88%) MS Exchange
2 24 (36.36%) SharePoint
3 22 (33.33%) Skype for Business
4 21 (31.82%) Exchange Server 2010
5 20 (30.30%) Exchange Server 2013
6 12 (18.18%) IIS
7 9 (13.64%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (7.58%) Apache
8 5 (7.58%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (15.15%) Office 365
2 5 (7.58%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.03%) Mimecast
4 1 (1.52%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (24.24%) SAN
2 13 (19.70%) Firewall
3 10 (15.15%) NetScaler
4 9 (13.64%) NAS
4 9 (13.64%) VoIP
5 8 (12.12%) VLAN
6 7 (10.61%) DNS
7 6 (9.09%) TCP/IP
8 5 (7.58%) DHCP
8 5 (7.58%) Internet
8 5 (7.58%) iSCSI
8 5 (7.58%) MPLS
8 5 (7.58%) Skype
9 3 (4.55%) LAN
9 3 (4.55%) WAN
10 2 (3.03%) VPN
10 2 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (1.52%) ADSL
11 1 (1.52%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (1.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (25.76%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (7.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.55%) Oracle Database
4 3 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (4.55%) RDBMS
4 3 (4.55%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 12 (18.18%) Finance
2 4 (6.06%) Banking
2 4 (6.06%) Publishing
3 2 (3.03%) Law
4 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (37.88%) Analyst
2 12 (18.18%) Service Desk Engineer
3 10 (15.15%) Support Engineer
4 9 (13.64%) Service Analyst
4 9 (13.64%) Service Desk Analyst
4 9 (13.64%) Support Analyst
5 8 (12.12%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 8 (12.12%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (12.12%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 7 (10.61%) Applications Support
6 7 (10.61%) Applications Support Analyst
6 7 (10.61%) Technical Engineer
7 6 (9.09%) Administrator
7 6 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (7.58%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 5 (7.58%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (7.58%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 5 (7.58%) ICT Engineer
8 5 (7.58%) Network Administrator
8 5 (7.58%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.21%) Management Information System
2 7 (10.61%) Driving Licence
3 5 (7.58%) Clustering
3 5 (7.58%) PKI
4 3 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.52%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 66 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (39.39%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (10.61%) Windows 10
5 5 (7.58%) Linux
6 4 (6.06%) Unix
7 3 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.52%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (53.03%) ITIL
2 21 (31.82%) Problem-Solving
3 18 (27.27%) Incident Management
4 16 (24.24%) Configuration Management
4 16 (24.24%) Problem Management
4 16 (24.24%) Statistics
5 14 (21.21%) Service Management
6 9 (13.64%) Release Management
7 8 (12.12%) Service Delivery
8 6 (9.09%) Proactive Monitoring
8 6 (9.09%) Server Management
9 5 (7.58%) Business Continuity
9 5 (7.58%) Business Continuity Management
9 5 (7.58%) Converged Infrastructure
9 5 (7.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 5 (7.58%) Load Balancing
9 5 (7.58%) Risk Assessment
9 5 (7.58%) Storage Management
9 5 (7.58%) Workflow
10 4 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (25.76%) SQL
2 13 (19.70%) PowerShell
3 6 (9.09%) T-SQL
4 5 (7.58%) VBScript
5 3 (4.55%) Java
5 3 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (10.61%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (10.61%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.06%) CCNA
2 4 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (6.06%) MCSA
3 3 (4.55%) CCNP
3 3 (4.55%) MCP
3 3 (4.55%) MCSE
4 2 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.03%) MCDST
5 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (21.21%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.03%) SLA
3 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 47 (71.21%) Active Directory
2 18 (27.27%) Hyper-V
3 14 (21.21%) XenApp
3 14 (21.21%) XenDesktop
4 7 (10.61%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (9.09%) Virtual Servers
6 5 (7.58%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 4 (6.06%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (6.06%) VMware Workstation
7 4 (6.06%) XenServer
8 2 (3.03%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.52%) Firmware
9 1 (1.52%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 9 (13.64%) SCOM
2 8 (12.12%) SCCM
3 5 (7.58%) FortiGate
3 5 (7.58%) vCenter Server
4 2 (3.03%) WSUS
5 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.52%) Nagios
5 1 (1.52%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 30 (45.45%) VMware
2 23 (34.85%) Citrix
3 22 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 13 (19.70%) Cisco
4 13 (19.70%) Remedy
5 8 (12.12%) Dell
5 8 (12.12%) Veeam
6 7 (10.61%) Avaya
7 6 (9.09%) EMC
8 5 (7.58%) Extreme Networks
8 5 (7.58%) Nortel
8 5 (7.58%) SolarWinds
9 3 (4.55%) Oracle
10 2 (3.03%) NetApp
11 1 (1.52%) EqualLogic
11 1 (1.52%) Twitter