The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Argyll and Bute region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 1 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Argyll and Bute 100.00% 20.00% 50.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £53,000 - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
Windows
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Argyll and Bute region.

Operating Systems Category
Argyll and Bute
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Argyll and Bute 100.00% 20.00% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £53,000 - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Argyll and Bute

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Argyll and Bute region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Argyll and Bute

Windows
Salary Trend in Argyll and Bute

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Argyll and Bute region.

Windows Salary Trend in Argyll and Bute

Windows
Job Locations in Argyll and Bute

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Argyll and Bute region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Helensburgh +4 1 £53,000 -
Windows
Scotland

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Argyll and Bute

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Argyll and Bute region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows.

1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (33.33%) Information Management
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) CISM
2 1 (33.33%) Quality Management
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) CCA
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Argyll and Bute by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Argyll and Bute region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Security Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Information Management
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) MCSA
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) CCA
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CISM
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) NFS
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) XenApp
1 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) HP