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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 8 13
Rank change year-on-year -3 +5  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 81 91 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 14.31% 18.50% 15.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 70.43% 78.45% 65.52%
Number of salaries quoted 57 65 68
Median salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.84% +4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,350 £26,250 £21,531
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year -1.36% +2.81%  

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 115 116 116
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 20.32% 23.58% 23.72%
Number of salaries quoted 76 86 104
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £55,000 £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 29 March 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 29 March 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 -2 58 £36,250 -3.33% 7
St Helens - 12 £42,500 - 5
Wirral - 5 £25,000 -
Birkenhead -3 3 £32,500 -13.33% 2
Windows
North West

For the 6 months to 29 March 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.

1 126 (55.51%) Windows Server
2 104 (45.81%) Microsoft
3 78 (34.36%) VMware
4 73 (32.16%) Active Directory
5 72 (31.72%) Finance
6 71 (31.28%) Linux
7 65 (28.63%) Hyper-V
8 64 (28.19%) PowerShell
8 64 (28.19%) ITIL
9 55 (24.23%) SQL
10 54 (23.79%) Citrix
11 53 (23.35%) SQL Server
12 52 (22.91%) VMware Infrastructure
12 52 (22.91%) Microsoft Azure
13 46 (20.26%) Data Centre
14 42 (18.50%) MS Exchange
15 41 (18.06%) MS Excel
16 33 (14.54%) Office 365
17 32 (14.10%) Banking
18 30 (13.22%) Windows Server 2012
18 30 (13.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 30 (13.22%) Windows Server 2008
19 29 (12.78%) Agile Software Development
19 29 (12.78%) Unix
19 29 (12.78%) Red Hat
20 27 (11.89%) MS Office
21 25 (11.01%) SAN
21 25 (11.01%) Hybrid Cloud
21 25 (11.01%) Private Cloud
22 24 (10.57%) Exchange Server 2010

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 42 (18.50%) MS Exchange
2 24 (10.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (9.69%) IIS
4 19 (8.37%) Tomcat
5 15 (6.61%) Exchange Server 2013
5 15 (6.61%) Skype for Business
6 12 (5.29%) Apache
7 11 (4.85%) SharePoint
8 7 (3.08%) JBoss
9 6 (2.64%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (2.64%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (2.20%) GroupWise
10 5 (2.20%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.88%) CMS
11 2 (0.88%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.44%) Confluence
12 1 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 41 (18.06%) MS Excel
2 27 (11.89%) MS Office
3 1 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (3.96%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.88%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.44%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 52 (22.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (14.54%) Office 365
3 13 (5.73%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (5.29%) IaaS
4 12 (5.29%) PaaS
5 7 (3.08%) Amazon S3
5 7 (3.08%) SaaS
6 4 (1.76%) Sumo Logic
7 2 (0.88%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.44%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.44%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.44%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 25 (11.01%) SAN
2 23 (10.13%) DNS
3 18 (7.93%) DHCP
4 17 (7.49%) Firewall
5 15 (6.61%) VPN
6 10 (4.41%) VLAN
7 9 (3.96%) LAN
7 9 (3.96%) WAN
8 8 (3.52%) Broadband
8 8 (3.52%) Internet
9 7 (3.08%) VoIP
10 5 (2.20%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (2.20%) Skype
11 4 (1.76%) NAS
12 3 (1.32%) IMAP
12 3 (1.32%) IP Telephony
12 3 (1.32%) SMTP
12 3 (1.32%) TCP/IP
13 2 (0.88%) POP3
13 2 (0.88%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (23.35%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.96%) SQL Server 2014
3 6 (2.64%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (2.20%) Informix
4 5 (2.20%) Oracle Database
4 5 (2.20%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (2.20%) Oracle Database 12c
4 5 (2.20%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (1.76%) MongoDB
5 4 (1.76%) MySQL
5 4 (1.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.76%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (1.32%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.88%) InfluxDB
7 2 (0.88%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (0.44%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.44%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.44%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (3.96%) MSTest
1 9 (3.96%) NUnit
2 6 (2.64%) Ant
2 6 (2.64%) JIRA
2 6 (2.64%) JUnit
3 5 (2.20%) Moq
3 5 (2.20%) Rhino Mocks
4 3 (1.32%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.44%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.44%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.44%) NuGet
5 1 (0.44%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 72 (31.72%) Finance
2 32 (14.10%) Banking
3 14 (6.17%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.52%) Legal
5 7 (3.08%) Law
6 6 (2.64%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (2.20%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.32%) Advertising
8 3 (1.32%) Back Office
8 3 (1.32%) Electronics
9 2 (0.88%) Retail
10 1 (0.44%) Automotive
10 1 (0.44%) Games
10 1 (0.44%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (12.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 28 (12.33%) Windows Engineer
3 25 (11.01%) Analyst
4 24 (10.57%) Server Engineer
5 21 (9.25%) Administrator
6 20 (8.81%) Developer
7 18 (7.93%) Cloud Engineer
7 18 (7.93%) Windows Server Engineer
8 13 (5.73%) Support Analyst
9 12 (5.29%) IT Engineer
9 12 (5.29%) Team Leader
10 11 (4.85%) .NET Developer
10 11 (4.85%) IT Analyst
10 11 (4.85%) IT Support
11 10 (4.41%) Systems Engineer
11 10 (4.41%) Wintel Engineer
12 9 (3.96%) 3rd Line Support
12 9 (3.96%) Citrix Administrator
12 9 (3.96%) IT Support Analyst
12 9 (3.96%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (10.13%) .NET
2 10 (4.41%) WPF
3 9 (3.96%) Ninject
3 9 (3.96%) WinForms
4 8 (3.52%) Middleware
4 8 (3.52%) Spring.NET
4 8 (3.52%) Unity DI Container
5 7 (3.08%) ASP.NET
5 7 (3.08%) XML
6 6 (2.64%) AngularJS
6 6 (2.64%) J2EE
6 6 (2.64%) Web Services
7 5 (2.20%) Castle Windsor
8 4 (1.76%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (1.76%) CSS
8 4 (1.76%) HTML
8 4 (1.76%) jQuery
9 3 (1.32%) .NET Core
9 3 (1.32%) Ajax
9 3 (1.32%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 46 (20.26%) Data Centre
2 25 (11.01%) Hybrid Cloud
2 25 (11.01%) Private Cloud
3 14 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (4.85%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (4.85%) Public Cloud
5 9 (3.96%) iPad
6 6 (2.64%) FlexPod
6 6 (2.64%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.64%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (1.76%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.32%) Clustering
8 3 (1.32%) Replication
9 2 (0.88%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.88%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.88%) IVR
9 2 (0.88%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.44%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.44%) PKI
10 1 (0.44%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 126 (55.51%) Windows Server
2 71 (31.28%) Linux
3 30 (13.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 30 (13.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (13.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 29 (12.78%) Unix
5 21 (9.25%) HPUX
6 19 (8.37%) Windows 7
7 9 (3.96%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (3.96%) Windows XP
8 8 (3.52%) Windows 10
9 6 (2.64%) CentOS
10 5 (2.20%) Data ONTAP
10 5 (2.20%) VMS
11 4 (1.76%) Ubuntu
11 4 (1.76%) Windows 8
12 3 (1.32%) Android
12 3 (1.32%) Apple iOS
12 3 (1.32%) Fedora
13 2 (0.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (28.19%) ITIL
2 29 (12.78%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (8.37%) Service Delivery
4 18 (7.93%) ITIL V3
5 16 (7.05%) DevOps
6 13 (5.73%) Migration
6 13 (5.73%) Operations Management
6 13 (5.73%) Scrum
7 11 (4.85%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (4.85%) Customer Requirements
7 11 (4.85%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (4.41%) Change Management
8 10 (4.41%) Incident Management
8 10 (4.41%) Mentoring
8 10 (4.41%) TDD
9 9 (3.96%) Dependency Injection
9 9 (3.96%) Service Management
10 8 (3.52%) Capacity Planning
10 8 (3.52%) Inversion of Control
10 8 (3.52%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 64 (28.19%) PowerShell
2 55 (24.23%) SQL
3 12 (5.29%) Shell Script
4 11 (4.85%) Java
4 11 (4.85%) VB.NET
5 10 (4.41%) C#
6 9 (3.96%) C++
6 9 (3.96%) Ruby
6 9 (3.96%) VB
7 7 (3.08%) Bash Shell
7 7 (3.08%) Perl
7 7 (3.08%) Python
8 5 (2.20%) JavaScript
9 4 (1.76%) C
10 3 (1.32%) Bourne shell
10 3 (1.32%) Korn
10 3 (1.32%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.88%) PHP
11 2 (0.88%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.44%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 20 (8.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (7.05%) Degree
3 14 (6.17%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (5.73%) CCNA
4 13 (5.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 11 (4.85%) MCSE
6 7 (3.08%) MCITP
7 6 (2.64%) EMC Certification
7 6 (2.64%) NCDA
8 3 (1.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (1.32%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.32%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.88%) MCSA
9 2 (0.88%) MCSD
9 2 (0.88%) MOS
10 1 (0.44%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.44%) CCNP
10 1 (0.44%) MCP
10 1 (0.44%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.61%) SLA
2 4 (1.76%) QA
3 3 (1.32%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (1.32%) Data Quality
System Software
1 73 (32.16%) Active Directory
2 65 (28.63%) Hyper-V
3 52 (22.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (9.25%) XenApp
5 14 (6.17%) vSphere
6 12 (5.29%) XenDesktop
7 9 (3.96%) Virtual Servers
8 5 (2.20%) NDS
8 5 (2.20%) NetIQ eDirectory
9 3 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.88%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.44%) Firmware
11 1 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.44%) pfSense
11 1 (0.44%) zsh
Systems Management
1 24 (10.57%) SCOM
2 21 (9.25%) SCCM
3 16 (7.05%) SCVMM
4 15 (6.61%) SCOrch
5 11 (4.85%) NetBackup
6 7 (3.08%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (2.64%) AirWatch
7 6 (2.64%) Nagios
8 5 (2.20%) Puppet
9 4 (1.76%) Failover Clustering
9 4 (1.76%) OpenView
9 4 (1.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 4 (1.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (1.76%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Clustering
10 2 (0.88%) OVSD
11 1 (0.44%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 1 (0.44%) SCDPM
11 1 (0.44%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 104 (45.81%) Microsoft
2 78 (34.36%) VMware
3 54 (23.79%) Citrix
4 29 (12.78%) Red Hat
5 24 (10.57%) Oracle
6 23 (10.13%) Cisco
7 19 (8.37%) NetApp
8 18 (7.93%) HP
9 14 (6.17%) EMC
10 7 (3.08%) IBM
11 6 (2.64%) Avaya
11 6 (2.64%) Remedy
11 6 (2.64%) Software AG
12 4 (1.76%) IDERA
12 4 (1.76%) Meraki
12 4 (1.76%) Splunk
13 3 (1.32%) SolarWinds
14 2 (0.88%) ServiceNow
14 2 (0.88%) SonicWALL
14 2 (0.88%) Xamarin
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