The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 6 9
Rank change year-on-year -9 +3  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 71 85 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 13.25% 18.36% 16.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 71.00% 65.38% 71.93%
Number of salaries quoted 55 57 58
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,600 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £65,000 £46,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Operating System Skills
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 100 130 114
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 18.66% 28.08% 22.49%
Number of salaries quoted 78 96 86
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% +27.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside citing Windows as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Merseyside

Windows
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for Windows in Merseyside

Windows
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Merseyside over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows in Merseyside

Windows
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 within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -15 34 £38,500 +2.66% 6
St Helens -3 24 £40,000 +14.28%
Wirral - 3 £30,000 - 1
Birkenhead -1 2 £35,000 - 1
Windows
North West

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT jobs citing Windows 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.

1 75 (49.67%) Active Directory
2 73 (48.34%) VMware
3 70 (46.36%) Microsoft
4 62 (41.06%) Windows Server
5 48 (31.79%) VMware Infrastructure
6 47 (31.13%) ITIL
7 38 (25.17%) Citrix
8 37 (24.50%) Agile Software Development
9 36 (23.84%) MS Exchange
10 35 (23.18%) PowerShell
11 33 (21.85%) SQL Server
12 32 (21.19%) Linux
13 31 (20.53%) Windows Server 2008
13 31 (20.53%) XenApp
14 30 (19.87%) Windows Server 2012
14 30 (19.87%) Continuous Integration
14 30 (19.87%) TDD
15 29 (19.21%) .NET
16 28 (18.54%) Finance
16 28 (18.54%) Hyper-V
17 23 (15.23%) Telecoms
18 21 (13.91%) VB
18 21 (13.91%) Microsoft Certification
19 20 (13.25%) VB.NET
20 19 (12.58%) NetApp
20 19 (12.58%) Scrum
20 19 (12.58%) Data Centre
21 18 (11.92%) WinForms
22 17 (11.26%) NUnit
22 17 (11.26%) Spring.NET

Windows
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 36 (23.84%) MS Exchange
2 17 (11.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (6.62%) IIS
4 7 (4.64%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (3.31%) Skype for Business
6 4 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (1.99%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.32%) CMS
9 1 (0.66%) Confluence
9 1 (0.66%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 15 (9.93%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (11.26%) Office 365
2 9 (5.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.97%) IaaS
3 6 (3.97%) PaaS
4 4 (2.65%) Sumo Logic
5 3 (1.99%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.66%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.66%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.26%) Broadband
2 16 (10.60%) SAN
3 15 (9.93%) Firewall
4 14 (9.27%) DHCP
4 14 (9.27%) DNS
5 9 (5.96%) NAS
5 9 (5.96%) VLAN
6 6 (3.97%) Internet
6 6 (3.97%) LAN
6 6 (3.97%) VPN
6 6 (3.97%) WAN
7 5 (3.31%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (3.31%) VoIP
8 4 (2.65%) IP Telephony
8 4 (2.65%) TCP/IP
9 3 (1.99%) Network Security
9 3 (1.99%) Skype
10 2 (1.32%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.66%) Remote Desktop
11 1 (0.66%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (21.85%) SQL Server
2 14 (9.27%) SQL Server 2016
3 6 (3.97%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (3.31%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.99%) Informix
5 3 (1.99%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.99%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.32%) InfluxDB
6 2 (1.32%) MySQL
6 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.66%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.66%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (11.26%) MSTest
1 17 (11.26%) NUnit
2 14 (9.27%) Git (software)
3 13 (8.61%) NuGet
4 4 (2.65%) Moq
4 4 (2.65%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (0.66%) JIRA
5 1 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 28 (18.54%) Finance
2 23 (15.23%) Telecoms
3 12 (7.95%) Banking
4 9 (5.96%) Law
5 6 (3.97%) Legal
6 5 (3.31%) Back Office
6 5 (3.31%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.99%) Electronics
8 2 (1.32%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.32%) Retail
9 1 (0.66%) Advertising
9 1 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 21 (13.91%) Developer
2 20 (13.25%) .NET Developer
3 18 (11.92%) Administrator
3 18 (11.92%) Analyst
3 18 (11.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 17 (11.26%) Telecoms Developer
5 13 (8.61%) Server Engineer
6 10 (6.62%) DevOps Engineer
7 9 (5.96%) 3rd Line Support
7 9 (5.96%) IT Engineer
7 9 (5.96%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (5.96%) Systems Administrator
8 8 (5.30%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 8 (5.30%) IT Analyst
8 8 (5.30%) IT Support
8 8 (5.30%) Server Specialist
8 8 (5.30%) Storage Specialist
8 8 (5.30%) Windows Engineer
8 8 (5.30%) Windows Server Engineer
9 7 (4.64%) Active Directory Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (19.21%) .NET
2 18 (11.92%) WinForms
3 17 (11.26%) Ninject
3 17 (11.26%) Spring.NET
3 17 (11.26%) Unity DI Container
3 17 (11.26%) WPF
4 6 (3.97%) Web Services
4 6 (3.97%) XML
5 5 (3.31%) ASP.NET
5 5 (3.31%) HTML
5 5 (3.31%) jQuery
6 4 (2.65%) Castle Windsor
6 4 (2.65%) CSS
7 3 (1.99%) Ajax
7 3 (1.99%) AngularJS
7 3 (1.99%) HTML5
8 2 (1.32%) Classic ASP
8 2 (1.32%) COM
8 2 (1.32%) CSS3
8 2 (1.32%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.58%) Data Centre
2 13 (8.61%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (6.62%) iPad
4 6 (3.97%) FlexPod
5 3 (1.99%) Clustering
5 3 (1.99%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (1.99%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.99%) Private Cloud
5 3 (1.99%) Public Cloud
5 3 (1.99%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.32%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.32%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.32%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.32%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.32%) Replication
7 1 (0.66%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.66%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.66%) iPhone
7 1 (0.66%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 62 (41.06%) Windows Server
2 32 (21.19%) Linux
3 31 (20.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (19.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (10.60%) Windows 7
6 9 (5.96%) Windows 10
7 6 (3.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (3.31%) Data ONTAP
8 5 (3.31%) Mac OS
8 5 (3.31%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (3.31%) Windows XP
9 4 (2.65%) Ubuntu
9 4 (2.65%) Unix
10 2 (1.32%) Android
10 2 (1.32%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.32%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.66%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.66%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 1 (0.66%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.66%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (31.13%) ITIL
2 37 (24.50%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (19.87%) Continuous Integration
3 30 (19.87%) TDD
4 19 (12.58%) Scrum
5 17 (11.26%) Dependency Injection
5 17 (11.26%) Inversion of Control
5 17 (11.26%) Kanban
5 17 (11.26%) MVVM
6 14 (9.27%) Disaster Recovery
7 13 (8.61%) Continuous Delivery
7 13 (8.61%) DevOps
8 12 (7.95%) Project Management
9 11 (7.28%) Migration
10 10 (6.62%) Change Management
10 10 (6.62%) Incident Management
10 10 (6.62%) Service Delivery
11 9 (5.96%) Change Control
12 8 (5.30%) Capacity Planning
13 7 (4.64%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 35 (23.18%) PowerShell
2 21 (13.91%) VB
3 20 (13.25%) VB.NET
4 17 (11.26%) SQL
5 6 (3.97%) C#
6 5 (3.31%) C++
7 4 (2.65%) C
7 4 (2.65%) Ruby
8 3 (1.99%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.32%) PHP
9 2 (1.32%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.66%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.66%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.66%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.66%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.66%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (13.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (9.27%) CCNA
2 14 (9.27%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (8.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 10 (6.62%) MCITP
4 10 (6.62%) MCSA
5 8 (5.30%) Degree
5 8 (5.30%) MCSE
6 6 (3.97%) NCDA
7 2 (1.32%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.32%) MCSD
8 1 (0.66%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.66%) CCA
8 1 (0.66%) CCENT
8 1 (0.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.66%) MOS
8 1 (0.66%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.93%) QA
2 9 (5.96%) SLA
3 3 (1.99%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 75 (49.67%) Active Directory
2 48 (31.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (20.53%) XenApp
4 28 (18.54%) Hyper-V
5 16 (10.60%) vSphere
6 10 (6.62%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.99%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.32%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.66%) Firmware
9 1 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.66%) zsh
Systems Management
1 17 (11.26%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (8.61%) Ansible
2 13 (8.61%) Puppet
2 13 (8.61%) SCOM
3 10 (6.62%) Nagios
4 8 (5.30%) SCCM
5 7 (4.64%) SCVMM
6 5 (3.31%) EdgeSight
7 4 (2.65%) Backup Exec
7 4 (2.65%) SCDPM
8 3 (1.99%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 3 (1.99%) SCOrch
8 3 (1.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (1.32%) OpenView
9 2 (1.32%) OVSD
9 2 (1.32%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.66%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (0.66%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 73 (48.34%) VMware
2 70 (46.36%) Microsoft
3 38 (25.17%) Citrix
4 19 (12.58%) NetApp
5 17 (11.26%) Cisco
6 16 (10.60%) HP
7 7 (4.64%) EMC
8 6 (3.97%) Avaya
8 6 (3.97%) Red Hat
9 4 (2.65%) IBM
9 4 (2.65%) Meraki
9 4 (2.65%) Sophos
9 4 (2.65%) Splunk
10 3 (1.99%) Oracle
10 3 (1.99%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.32%) Mitel
11 2 (1.32%) SonicWALL
11 2 (1.32%) Xamarin
12 1 (0.66%) Google
12 1 (0.66%) IDERA
Liverpool, Merseyside
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 38k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Merseyside
Rutherford Grant Recruitment
Salary: £26000.00 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Staff events
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Prenton, Merseyside
FT Select
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Merseyside
Experian
Salary: Competitive + Pension and Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool
CCA Recruitment Group Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago