The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 15 27 5
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -22
Permanent jobs citing Windows 159 85 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 12.01% 7.69% 19.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 43.80% 32.57% 58.04%
Number of salaries quoted 97 54 103
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £26,450 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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 Glasgow region.

Operating Systems Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
363 261 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 27.42% 23.62% 34.23%
Number of salaries quoted 193 141 177
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Windows
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Windows Salary Trend in Glasgow

Windows
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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.

1 105 (35.59%) Microsoft
2 91 (30.85%) MS Excel
3 87 (29.49%) ITIL
4 83 (28.14%) Active Directory
5 72 (24.41%) .NET
6 71 (24.07%) SQL Server
7 63 (21.36%) MS Office
7 63 (21.36%) Linux
8 60 (20.34%) SQL
9 58 (19.66%) C#
10 56 (18.98%) Windows 7
11 54 (18.31%) VMware
12 53 (17.97%) Finance
13 52 (17.63%) JavaScript
13 52 (17.63%) Windows Server 2008
14 51 (17.29%) HTML
15 49 (16.61%) UNIX
15 49 (16.61%) VMware Infrastructure
16 44 (14.92%) ASP.NET
17 43 (14.58%) Microsoft Certification
18 41 (13.90%) MS Exchange
19 37 (12.54%) XML
20 36 (12.20%) CSS
20 36 (12.20%) Degree
21 35 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
21 35 (11.86%) MS PowerPoint
21 35 (11.86%) Windows Server 2003
22 33 (11.19%) WCF
23 32 (10.85%) WorkSite
23 32 (10.85%) Firewall

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 41 (13.90%) MS Exchange
2 32 (10.85%) WorkSite
3 28 (9.49%) IIS
4 18 (6.10%) Exchange Server 2007
5 17 (5.76%) Exchange Server 2010
6 12 (4.07%) WebSphere
7 11 (3.73%) IBM Notes
8 10 (3.39%) Tomcat
9 9 (3.05%) BizTalk Server
9 9 (3.05%) Apache
10 8 (2.71%) Lync
10 8 (2.71%) Lotus Domino
11 6 (2.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 4 (1.36%) Jetty
12 4 (1.36%) nginx
13 3 (1.02%) SharePoint
13 3 (1.02%) IBM HTTP Server
13 3 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2003
13 3 (1.02%) WebLogic
14 2 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 91 (30.85%) MS Excel
2 63 (21.36%) MS Office
3 35 (11.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.68%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.68%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.34%) MS Project
5 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.34%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.36%) MFGPRO
3 2 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.34%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (1.69%) Office 365
2 4 (1.36%) Google App Engine
2 4 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.36%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 32 (10.85%) Firewall
2 24 (8.14%) SAN
3 19 (6.44%) DNS
4 13 (4.41%) TCP/IP
5 11 (3.73%) VPN
6 9 (3.05%) DHCP
7 7 (2.37%) LAN
7 7 (2.37%) WAN
7 7 (2.37%) Internet
7 7 (2.37%) SSL
8 6 (2.03%) Intrusion Detection
8 6 (2.03%) LDAP
8 6 (2.03%) HTTP
9 5 (1.69%) FTP
9 5 (1.69%) Network Security
9 5 (1.69%) IP Telephony
10 4 (1.36%) Broadband
10 4 (1.36%) VLAN
10 4 (1.36%) Cisco IPT
10 4 (1.36%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (24.07%) SQL Server
2 21 (7.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (6.10%) Relational Database
4 17 (5.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 16 (5.42%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (2.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (2.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.36%) MySQL
7 4 (1.36%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.02%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (1.02%) DTS
8 3 (1.02%) QlikView
8 3 (1.02%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.02%) Big Data
9 2 (0.68%) MarkLogic
9 2 (0.68%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.34%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 22 (7.46%) Visual Studio
2 16 (5.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (2.37%) Git (software)
3 7 (2.37%) ReSharper
4 4 (1.36%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.36%) Moq
5 3 (1.02%) Ant
5 3 (1.02%) Maven
5 3 (1.02%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.68%) NUnit
6 2 (0.68%) CruiseControl
6 2 (0.68%) Subversion
6 2 (0.68%) Fiddler
6 2 (0.68%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.34%) QUnit
7 1 (0.34%) Toad
General
1 53 (17.97%) Finance
2 32 (10.85%) Legal
3 27 (9.15%) Law
4 17 (5.76%) Banking
5 13 (4.41%) Retail
5 13 (4.41%) Telecoms
6 10 (3.39%) Manufacturing
7 7 (2.37%) Front Office
7 7 (2.37%) Investment Banking
8 6 (2.03%) Marketing
9 5 (1.69%) Electronics
10 4 (1.36%) Publishing
10 4 (1.36%) Retail Banking
10 4 (1.36%) Private Banking
10 4 (1.36%) German Language
10 4 (1.36%) Italian Language
10 4 (1.36%) Turkish Language
11 2 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.68%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.68%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 91 (30.85%) Analyst
2 61 (20.68%) Developer
3 49 (16.61%) Support Analyst
4 45 (15.25%) Service Analyst
4 45 (15.25%) Service Desk Analyst
5 24 (8.14%) 2nd Line Support
6 22 (7.46%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 16 (5.42%) Software Engineer
8 15 (5.08%) Consultant
8 15 (5.08%) Support Engineer
8 15 (5.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 15 (5.08%) C# Developer
9 14 (4.75%) Support Specialist
10 13 (4.41%) Programmer
11 12 (4.07%) IT Support
12 11 (3.73%) Security Analyst
12 11 (3.73%) Applications Support
13 10 (3.39%) .NET Developer
14 9 (3.05%) Desktop Support
15 8 (2.71%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (24.41%) .NET
2 51 (17.29%) HTML
3 44 (14.92%) ASP.NET
4 37 (12.54%) XML
5 36 (12.20%) CSS
6 33 (11.19%) WCF
7 27 (9.15%) .NET Framework
8 19 (6.44%) WPF
8 19 (6.44%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 18 (6.10%) HTML5
10 17 (5.76%) LINQ
10 17 (5.76%) jQuery
10 17 (5.76%) Web Services
11 15 (5.08%) WinForms
11 15 (5.08%) ASP.NET MVC
12 11 (3.73%) XSLT
13 10 (3.39%) Ruby on Rails
13 10 (3.39%) Sinatra
14 8 (2.71%) Silverlight
14 8 (2.71%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.12%) Computer Science
2 17 (5.76%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (4.75%) Management Information System
4 10 (3.39%) Blackberry
5 7 (2.37%) DTV
6 6 (2.03%) Fixed Income
6 6 (2.03%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.69%) CLARiiON
7 5 (1.69%) NHS
8 4 (1.36%) Handset
8 4 (1.36%) iPhone
8 4 (1.36%) Blog
9 3 (1.02%) DataPower
9 3 (1.02%) User Experience
10 2 (0.68%) AS400
11 1 (0.34%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.34%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.34%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.34%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 63 (21.36%) Linux
2 56 (18.98%) Windows 7
3 52 (17.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 49 (16.61%) UNIX
5 35 (11.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 31 (10.51%) Windows XP
7 30 (10.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (3.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (2.37%) Android
10 6 (2.03%) Apple iOS
11 5 (1.69%) Windows 2000 Server
11 5 (1.69%) Windows Phone
12 4 (1.36%) Windows Vista
13 3 (1.02%) Solaris
14 2 (0.68%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.34%) AIX
15 1 (0.34%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.34%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (29.49%) ITIL
2 35 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (10.17%) MVC
4 22 (7.46%) Incident Management
5 19 (6.44%) Software Engineering
6 17 (5.76%) Web Development
7 16 (5.42%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (5.08%) OO
9 14 (4.75%) CRM
9 14 (4.75%) Service Delivery
10 11 (3.73%) Project Management
10 11 (3.73%) Service Management
10 11 (3.73%) Unit Testing
10 11 (3.73%) Automated Testing
10 11 (3.73%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (3.39%) TDD
11 10 (3.39%) Data Management
11 10 (3.39%) Content Management
11 10 (3.39%) Business Continuity
11 10 (3.39%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 60 (20.34%) SQL
2 58 (19.66%) C#
3 52 (17.63%) JavaScript
4 29 (9.83%) Java
5 13 (4.41%) T-SQL
6 12 (4.07%) VBScript
6 12 (4.07%) Shell Script
6 12 (4.07%) Ruby
7 11 (3.73%) Perl
8 10 (3.39%) PowerShell
9 8 (2.71%) C++
9 8 (2.71%) Python
10 5 (1.69%) VB
11 4 (1.36%) PHP
12 2 (0.68%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.68%) C
12 2 (0.68%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.68%) VB6
13 1 (0.34%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.34%) RPG
Qualifications
1 43 (14.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (12.20%) Degree
3 27 (9.15%) MCSE
4 26 (8.81%) MCITP
5 16 (5.42%) MCSA
6 15 (5.08%) MCTS
7 11 (3.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (2.37%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (1.69%) VCAP
10 4 (1.36%) Security Cleared
11 3 (1.02%) SC Cleared
11 3 (1.02%) Microsoft Certified Architect
11 3 (1.02%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (0.68%) MOS
12 2 (0.68%) MCAD
12 2 (0.68%) CCA
13 1 (0.34%) MCP
13 1 (0.34%) HND
13 1 (0.34%) CCNA
13 1 (0.34%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.12%) QA
2 13 (4.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (4.07%) SLA
4 1 (0.34%) COBIT
4 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.34%) Basel III
System Software
1 83 (28.14%) Active Directory
2 49 (16.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (7.80%) Hyper-V
4 13 (4.41%) XenApp
5 8 (2.71%) vSphere
6 5 (1.69%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 4 (1.36%) Forefront TMG
7 4 (1.36%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (1.36%) Xen
7 4 (1.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.34%) NFS
9 1 (0.34%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.34%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.34%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 11 (3.73%) SCCM
2 7 (2.37%) SCOM
3 5 (1.69%) Puppet
3 5 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.69%) EMC NetWorker
4 4 (1.36%) Ansible
4 4 (1.36%) Ganglia
5 3 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (1.02%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.68%) MOM
6 2 (0.68%) WSUS
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.34%) Control-M
7 1 (0.34%) CA SiteMinder
7 1 (0.34%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.34%) OpenSSO
7 1 (0.34%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.34%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.34%) AppDNA
7 1 (0.34%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 105 (35.59%) Microsoft
2 54 (18.31%) VMware
3 23 (7.80%) Oracle
4 20 (6.78%) Interwoven
4 20 (6.78%) Lotus
5 18 (6.10%) Citrix
5 18 (6.10%) Cisco
6 9 (3.05%) Intel
6 9 (3.05%) HP
7 6 (2.03%) Sybase
8 5 (1.69%) SAP
8 5 (1.69%) IBM
8 5 (1.69%) EMC
8 5 (1.69%) Red Hat
8 5 (1.69%) NetApp
9 4 (1.36%) Google
9 4 (1.36%) Avaya
9 4 (1.36%) JBoss
10 3 (1.02%) CommVault
10 3 (1.02%) ForgeRock
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