Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 36 16
Rank change year-on-year +9 -20 +16
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 59 62 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 6.57% 5.85% 10.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.94% 30.24% 40.77%
Number of salaries quoted 45 32 69
Merseyside median annual salary £32,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £20,550 £28,700 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,500 £48,750 £58,000
North West median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year - -5.41% +5.71%

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 219 205 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 24.39% 19.34% 26.13%
Number of salaries quoted 175 139 189
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +15.38%
10th Percentile £22,250 £25,700 £25,400
90th Percentile £61,250 £48,750 £60,000
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +16 49 £33,500 -16.25% 9
St Helens -1 2 £31,500 +1.61% 1
Bootle - 2 £26,750 - 1
Wirral +4 1 £37,500 +27.12% 2
Prescot - 1 £22,500 -
Windows Server
North West

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 59 (100.00%) Windows
2 39 (66.10%) Active Directory
3 36 (61.02%) ITIL
4 22 (37.29%) MS Exchange
4 22 (37.29%) Problem-Solving
5 19 (32.20%) SQL
5 19 (32.20%) SQL Server
5 19 (32.20%) VMware
6 17 (28.81%) Exchange Server 2010
7 16 (27.12%) Hyper-V
8 15 (25.42%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (25.42%) Exchange Server 2013
8 15 (25.42%) Linux
8 15 (25.42%) SharePoint
9 14 (23.73%) PowerShell
10 13 (22.03%) VMware Infrastructure
10 13 (22.03%) SAN
10 13 (22.03%) Problem Management
11 12 (20.34%) Incident Management
11 12 (20.34%) Statistics
11 12 (20.34%) Citrix
11 12 (20.34%) Configuration Management
11 12 (20.34%) Skype for Business
12 11 (18.64%) Data Quality
12 11 (18.64%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (18.64%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (18.64%) Remedy
12 11 (18.64%) Microsoft
12 11 (18.64%) Service Management
12 11 (18.64%) Management Information System

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 22 (37.29%) MS Exchange
2 17 (28.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (25.42%) Exchange Server 2013
3 15 (25.42%) SharePoint
4 12 (20.34%) Skype for Business
5 6 (10.17%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (5.08%) Apache
6 3 (5.08%) IIS
6 3 (5.08%) Tomcat
7 2 (3.39%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.56%) Office 365
2 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.39%) IaaS
3 2 (3.39%) PaaS
3 2 (3.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (22.03%) SAN
2 8 (13.56%) LAN
2 8 (13.56%) WAN
3 7 (11.86%) Firewall
3 7 (11.86%) NAS
4 6 (10.17%) TCP/IP
5 5 (8.47%) DNS
5 5 (8.47%) Internet
5 5 (8.47%) NetScaler
6 4 (6.78%) VPN
7 3 (5.08%) DHCP
8 2 (3.39%) VLAN
8 2 (3.39%) Wireless
9 1 (1.69%) ADSL
9 1 (1.69%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (1.69%) Cisco Wireless
9 1 (1.69%) MPLS
9 1 (1.69%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (1.69%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (32.20%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.56%) Oracle Database
2 8 (13.56%) Oracle Database 10g
2 8 (13.56%) Oracle Database 11g
2 8 (13.56%) RDBMS
2 8 (13.56%) Relational Database
2 8 (13.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (13.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (6.78%) MySQL
4 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (3.39%) JIRA
General
1 9 (15.25%) Finance
2 3 (5.08%) Banking
3 2 (3.39%) Law
3 2 (3.39%) Publishing
4 1 (1.69%) Legal
4 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (33.90%) Analyst
2 10 (16.95%) 2nd Line Support
2 10 (16.95%) Applications Support
2 10 (16.95%) Applications Support Analyst
2 10 (16.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (16.95%) Service Desk Engineer
2 10 (16.95%) Support Analyst
3 8 (13.56%) Senior Analyst
3 8 (13.56%) Senior Applications Support
3 8 (13.56%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
3 8 (13.56%) Senior Support Analyst
3 8 (13.56%) Support Engineer
4 7 (11.86%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 6 (10.17%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) Service Analyst
5 6 (10.17%) Service Desk Analyst
5 6 (10.17%) Technical Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.56%) .NET
2 1 (1.69%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.64%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (18.64%) Management Information System
2 7 (11.86%) Driving Licence
3 5 (8.47%) Clustering
4 3 (5.08%) PKI
5 2 (3.39%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 59 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (25.42%) Linux
2 15 (25.42%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (18.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (15.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (8.47%) Unix
6 2 (3.39%) Windows 10
6 2 (3.39%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.69%) HPUX
7 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (61.02%) ITIL
2 22 (37.29%) Problem-Solving
3 13 (22.03%) Problem Management
4 12 (20.34%) Configuration Management
4 12 (20.34%) Incident Management
4 12 (20.34%) Statistics
5 11 (18.64%) Service Management
6 8 (13.56%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (13.56%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (13.56%) Waterfall
7 5 (8.47%) Infrastructure Management
7 5 (8.47%) ITIL V3
7 5 (8.47%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (6.78%) Change Management
8 4 (6.78%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (6.78%) Password Management
8 4 (6.78%) Release Management
9 3 (5.08%) Application Packaging
9 3 (5.08%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (5.08%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 19 (32.20%) SQL
2 14 (23.73%) PowerShell
3 8 (13.56%) Java
3 8 (13.56%) Python
4 3 (5.08%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (13.56%) CCNA
1 8 (13.56%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (11.86%) CCNP
3 6 (10.17%) Security Cleared
4 4 (6.78%) Degree
4 4 (6.78%) MCSA
4 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (5.08%) MCSE
6 2 (3.39%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (3.39%) ISTQB
6 2 (3.39%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (1.69%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (18.64%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.69%) GDPR
2 1 (1.69%) ISAE 3402
2 1 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (66.10%) Active Directory
2 16 (27.12%) Hyper-V
3 13 (22.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (16.95%) XenApp
5 7 (11.86%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (5.08%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (5.08%) XenDesktop
7 2 (3.39%) Firmware
8 1 (1.69%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (8.47%) SCOM
2 3 (5.08%) Failover Clustering
2 3 (5.08%) NetBackup
3 2 (3.39%) Nagios
3 2 (3.39%) SCCM
4 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.69%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 19 (32.20%) VMware
2 12 (20.34%) Citrix
3 11 (18.64%) Microsoft
3 11 (18.64%) Remedy
4 10 (16.95%) Cisco
4 10 (16.95%) Oracle
5 7 (11.86%) HP
6 4 (6.78%) NetApp
7 3 (5.08%) 3PAR
7 3 (5.08%) Dell
7 3 (5.08%) SolarWinds
7 3 (5.08%) Veeam
8 2 (3.39%) Veritas
9 1 (1.69%) Avaya
9 1 (1.69%) EqualLogic
9 1 (1.69%) Motorola
9 1 (1.69%) Perforce
9 1 (1.69%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.69%) SAP
9 1 (1.69%) Twitter