Period
to 16 December 2017

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 16 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 17 24
Rank change year-on-year 0 +7 +11
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 85 148 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 8.87% 11.47% 7.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.17% 37.47% 27.48%
Number of salaries quoted 56 74 55
Merseyside median annual salary £39,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% +9.59% -14.12%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,000 £24,850
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,125 £52,500
North West median annual salary £30,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year -14.29% +6.06% -2.94%

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 235 395 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 24.53% 30.62% 28.26%
Number of salaries quoted 166 234 168
Merseyside median annual salary £38,500 £41,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +17.86% -4.11%
10th Percentile £22,500 £25,000 £21,425
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,125 £50,000
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +4.17%

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 16 December 2017.

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 16 December 2017. 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 +1 76 £39,500 -7.06% 8
Bootle +1 4 - -
St Helens 0 3 £30,000 -14.29% 1
Prescot -6 1 £42,500 +70.00%
Wirral - 1 £29,000 -
Windows Server
North West

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, IT jobs citing Windows Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for Windows Server.

1 85 (100.00%) Windows
2 47 (55.29%) Active Directory
3 43 (50.59%) ITIL
4 29 (34.12%) Finance
5 27 (31.76%) Microsoft
6 25 (29.41%) PowerShell
7 24 (28.24%) SAN
8 23 (27.06%) MS Exchange
8 23 (27.06%) VMware
8 23 (27.06%) Windows Server 2012
9 21 (24.71%) Data Centre
10 19 (22.35%) HP
11 17 (20.00%) Office 365
11 17 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 16 (18.82%) Problem Management
12 16 (18.82%) Exchange Server 2010
12 16 (18.82%) HPUX
13 15 (17.65%) DNS
14 14 (16.47%) Banking
14 14 (16.47%) Linux
14 14 (16.47%) Unix
15 13 (15.29%) Citrix
15 13 (15.29%) Red Hat
15 13 (15.29%) SCCM
15 13 (15.29%) XenApp
16 12 (14.12%) Hyper-V
16 12 (14.12%) Security Cleared
16 12 (14.12%) 3PAR
16 12 (14.12%) Skype for Business
16 12 (14.12%) Server Hardening

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 23 (27.06%) MS Exchange
2 16 (18.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (14.12%) Skype for Business
4 7 (8.24%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (8.24%) SharePoint
5 6 (7.06%) Tomcat
6 3 (3.53%) Apache
6 3 (3.53%) IIS
7 2 (2.35%) Confluence
8 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (8.24%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.71%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 17 (20.00%) Office 365
2 8 (9.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (7.06%) IaaS
3 6 (7.06%) PaaS
4 1 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.18%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 24 (28.24%) SAN
2 15 (17.65%) DNS
3 10 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
4 9 (10.59%) DHCP
4 9 (10.59%) VoIP
5 8 (9.41%) LAN
5 8 (9.41%) WAN
6 7 (8.24%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (8.24%) Firewall
6 7 (8.24%) Network Security
6 7 (8.24%) TCP/IP
7 6 (7.06%) Skype
8 5 (5.88%) Internet
8 5 (5.88%) NAS
8 5 (5.88%) VPN
9 4 (4.71%) BIG-IP
10 3 (3.53%) BGP
10 3 (3.53%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (2.35%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (2.35%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.24%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.06%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (7.06%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.18%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.35%) JIRA
General
1 29 (34.12%) Finance
2 14 (16.47%) Banking
3 12 (14.12%) Manufacturing
4 5 (5.88%) Back Office
5 4 (4.71%) Games
5 4 (4.71%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.35%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.35%) Marketing
7 1 (1.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (17.65%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 15 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (14.12%) Support Engineer
3 11 (12.94%) Analyst
3 11 (12.94%) IT Support
4 9 (10.59%) Active Directory Engineer
4 9 (10.59%) Windows Engineer
5 8 (9.41%) 1st Line Support
5 8 (9.41%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (9.41%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (8.24%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 7 (8.24%) Administrator
6 7 (8.24%) Network Engineer
7 6 (7.06%) HPUX Administrator
7 6 (7.06%) Server Engineer
7 6 (7.06%) Service Desk Engineer
7 6 (7.06%) Support Analyst
7 6 (7.06%) Windows Server Engineer
8 5 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
8 5 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.06%) JSP
2 2 (2.35%) SOAP
3 1 (1.18%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.18%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 21 (24.71%) Data Centre
2 11 (12.94%) Driving Licence
3 6 (7.06%) Client/Server
4 5 (5.88%) iPhone
4 5 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.88%) Virtual Team
5 4 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.53%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.53%) Online Games
7 2 (2.35%) Wiki
8 1 (1.18%) Clustering
8 1 (1.18%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 85 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (27.06%) Windows Server 2012
3 17 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (18.82%) HPUX
5 14 (16.47%) Linux
5 14 (16.47%) Unix
6 10 (11.76%) Windows 7
7 6 (7.06%) Android
7 6 (7.06%) Windows 10
8 2 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.18%) AIX
9 1 (1.18%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.18%) CentOS
9 1 (1.18%) Solaris
9 1 (1.18%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (50.59%) ITIL
2 16 (18.82%) Problem Management
3 12 (14.12%) Server Hardening
4 11 (12.94%) Service Management
5 9 (10.59%) Proactive Monitoring
6 8 (9.41%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (8.24%) Incident Management
7 7 (8.24%) Infrastructure Management
8 6 (7.06%) Configuration Management
8 6 (7.06%) Data Protection
8 6 (7.06%) ITSM
8 6 (7.06%) Kalman Filter
8 6 (7.06%) Mobile Device Management
8 6 (7.06%) Project Management
8 6 (7.06%) Release Management
8 6 (7.06%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (7.06%) Service Delivery
8 6 (7.06%) Statistics
8 6 (7.06%) Time Management
9 5 (5.88%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 25 (29.41%) PowerShell
2 12 (14.12%) Shell Script
3 10 (11.76%) SQL
4 1 (1.18%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (14.12%) Security Cleared
2 10 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (7.06%) Degree
4 5 (5.88%) A+ Certification
4 5 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (5.88%) Network+ Certification
5 4 (4.71%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (3.53%) CCNA
6 3 (3.53%) CCNP
7 2 (2.35%) MCITP
8 1 (1.18%) CCENT
8 1 (1.18%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.88%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.35%) SLA
3 1 (1.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 47 (55.29%) Active Directory
2 13 (15.29%) XenApp
3 12 (14.12%) Hyper-V
4 11 (12.94%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (3.53%) VMware NSX
6 2 (2.35%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (2.35%) NFS
6 2 (2.35%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.35%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.18%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 13 (15.29%) SCCM
2 10 (11.76%) Nagios
3 7 (8.24%) EdgeSight
3 7 (8.24%) SCOM
4 3 (3.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (2.35%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.18%) CFEngine
6 1 (1.18%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.18%) Puppet
6 1 (1.18%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (31.76%) Microsoft
2 23 (27.06%) VMware
3 19 (22.35%) HP
4 13 (15.29%) Citrix
4 13 (15.29%) Red Hat
5 12 (14.12%) 3PAR
6 11 (12.94%) Cisco
7 6 (7.06%) F5
8 5 (5.88%) Capita
8 5 (5.88%) Remedy
9 1 (1.18%) Avaya
9 1 (1.18%) AVG
9 1 (1.18%) Google
9 1 (1.18%) IBM
9 1 (1.18%) Sophos