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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 25 25 20
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 110 137 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 8.84% 9.61% 11.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 43.65% 36.93% 42.90%
Number of salaries quoted 70 94 75
Average salary £32,750 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.42% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,450 £23,450 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £50,000 £48,300
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
252 371 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 20.24% 26.02% 27.88%
Number of salaries quoted 151 239 153
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,700 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.17% -2.13%

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 5 May 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 93 (45.81%) Microsoft
2 69 (33.99%) Active Directory
3 64 (31.53%) SQL Server
4 58 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 54 (26.60%) VMware
6 48 (23.65%) SQL
7 45 (22.17%) C#
8 43 (21.18%) Windows Server 2008
9 42 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
9 42 (20.69%) .NET
10 40 (19.70%) HTML
11 39 (19.21%) Linux
12 38 (18.72%) ITIL
12 38 (18.72%) Windows Server 2003
13 37 (18.23%) Windows 7
14 35 (17.24%) UNIX
15 34 (16.75%) MS Exchange
16 33 (16.26%) SAN
16 33 (16.26%) Firewall
16 33 (16.26%) Agile Software Development
17 32 (15.76%) DNS
17 32 (15.76%) JavaScript
17 32 (15.76%) Software Engineering
18 31 (15.27%) ASP.NET
18 31 (15.27%) Citrix
19 28 (13.79%) Oracle
19 28 (13.79%) MS Office
20 27 (13.30%) XML
20 27 (13.30%) Windows XP
21 26 (12.81%) DHCP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 34 (16.75%) MS Exchange
2 20 (9.85%) IIS
3 14 (6.90%) SharePoint
3 14 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (6.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 12 (5.91%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (4.93%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (2.96%) WorkSite
9 2 (0.99%) Lync
9 2 (0.99%) GroupWise
10 1 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.49%) JBoss
10 1 (0.49%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.49%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.49%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.49%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 58 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 28 (13.79%) MS Office
3 10 (4.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.46%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.97%) InfoPath
6 3 (1.48%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.48%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.45%) Google Apps
2 5 (2.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.99%) Office 365
4 1 (0.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (16.26%) SAN
1 33 (16.26%) Firewall
2 32 (15.76%) DNS
3 26 (12.81%) DHCP
4 18 (8.87%) WAN
4 18 (8.87%) LAN
5 17 (8.37%) VPN
6 15 (7.39%) TCP/IP
7 12 (5.91%) Internet
8 8 (3.94%) NAS
8 8 (3.94%) HTTP
9 6 (2.96%) VLAN
9 6 (2.96%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (2.46%) Network Security
10 5 (2.46%) iBeacon
10 5 (2.46%) SNMP
10 5 (2.46%) IPv4
10 5 (2.46%) SMTP
11 4 (1.97%) SSL
12 2 (0.99%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (31.53%) SQL Server
2 25 (12.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (9.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (9.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (8.37%) SQL Server 2005
4 17 (8.37%) SQL Server 2012
5 15 (7.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 12 (5.91%) Oracle Database
7 10 (4.93%) Relational Database
8 9 (4.43%) Oracle Reports
8 9 (4.43%) RDBMS
9 8 (3.94%) Oracle Database 10g
9 8 (3.94%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (3.45%) NoSQL
11 6 (2.96%) SQLite
11 6 (2.96%) Sybase ASE
12 5 (2.46%) Big Data
13 3 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.99%) IDOL
15 1 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (9.36%) Visual Studio
2 8 (3.94%) Toad
2 8 (3.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (3.45%) Flash Builder
3 7 (3.45%) Maven
3 7 (3.45%) Ant
4 5 (2.46%) Xcode
4 5 (2.46%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (1.97%) Subversion
5 4 (1.97%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (1.48%) Fiddler
6 3 (1.48%) Mercurial
7 2 (0.99%) NUnit
7 2 (0.99%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.49%) CodeWarrior
8 1 (0.49%) MSTest
8 1 (0.49%) Moq
8 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.49%) Selenium
General
1 25 (12.32%) Finance
2 15 (7.39%) Back Office
3 13 (6.40%) Banking
4 11 (5.42%) Legal
5 8 (3.94%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.96%) Retail
7 5 (2.46%) Publishing
8 3 (1.48%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.48%) Law
9 2 (0.99%) Advertising
10 1 (0.49%) Games
10 1 (0.49%) Electronics
10 1 (0.49%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 37 (18.23%) Developer
2 35 (17.24%) Analyst
3 20 (9.85%) Senior Developer
4 15 (7.39%) Software Engineer
5 14 (6.90%) DBA
5 14 (6.90%) Support Analyst
5 14 (6.90%) Team Leader
6 12 (5.91%) IT Support
7 11 (5.42%) Service Analyst
8 10 (4.93%) Service Desk Analyst
9 9 (4.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (3.94%) Oracle DBA
10 8 (3.94%) Technical Specialist
10 8 (3.94%) Support Engineer
11 7 (3.45%) IT Support Engineer
11 7 (3.45%) Java Developer
11 7 (3.45%) Senior Java Developer
12 6 (2.96%) Software Developer
12 6 (2.96%) Project Manager
13 5 (2.46%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (20.69%) .NET
2 40 (19.70%) HTML
3 31 (15.27%) ASP.NET
4 27 (13.30%) XML
5 20 (9.85%) HTML5
6 19 (9.36%) .NET Framework
6 19 (9.36%) WCF
7 18 (8.87%) CSS
8 15 (7.39%) ASP.NET MVC
8 15 (7.39%) Entity Framework
9 14 (6.90%) jQuery
10 12 (5.91%) Web Services
11 11 (5.42%) XSLT
12 8 (3.94%) Oracle GoldenGate
13 7 (3.45%) Ext JS
13 7 (3.45%) iBATIS
13 7 (3.45%) Flash
13 7 (3.45%) Hibernate
13 7 (3.45%) Spring
13 7 (3.45%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.90%) Blackberry
1 14 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.91%) Clustering
3 11 (5.42%) Management Information System
4 10 (4.93%) Replication
5 9 (4.43%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (3.94%) N-Tier
6 8 (3.94%) User Experience
7 6 (2.96%) iPad
8 4 (1.97%) Private Cloud
9 3 (1.48%) Digital Media
9 3 (1.48%) Mainframe
9 3 (1.48%) AS400
10 2 (0.99%) Device Driver
10 2 (0.99%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.99%) SCADA
10 2 (0.99%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.99%) IBM Mainframe
10 2 (0.99%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.49%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 43 (21.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 39 (19.21%) Linux
3 38 (18.72%) Windows Server 2003
4 37 (18.23%) Windows 7
5 35 (17.24%) UNIX
6 27 (13.30%) Windows XP
7 23 (11.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 21 (10.34%) Android
9 16 (7.88%) Apple iOS
10 9 (4.43%) Windows 8
11 7 (3.45%) Windows Phone
12 6 (2.96%) Mac OS
12 6 (2.96%) Windows Mobile
12 6 (2.96%) Windows NT
13 4 (1.97%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.49%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.49%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (18.72%) ITIL
2 33 (16.26%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (15.76%) Software Engineering
4 25 (12.32%) MVC
5 18 (8.87%) OO
6 17 (8.37%) Service Delivery
7 15 (7.39%) Project Management
7 15 (7.39%) Web Development
7 15 (7.39%) Time Management
8 14 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
9 13 (6.40%) Mentoring
9 13 (6.40%) Scrum
9 13 (6.40%) PRINCE2
10 12 (5.91%) Information Security
11 11 (5.42%) Content Management
11 11 (5.42%) Service Management
12 9 (4.43%) Problem Management
12 9 (4.43%) Unit Testing
12 9 (4.43%) Mobile Development
12 9 (4.43%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 48 (23.65%) SQL
2 45 (22.17%) C#
3 32 (15.76%) JavaScript
4 20 (9.85%) Java
4 20 (9.85%) PowerShell
5 13 (6.40%) T-SQL
6 11 (5.42%) VBScript
6 11 (5.42%) PL/SQL
7 9 (4.43%) Shell Script
8 6 (2.96%) VB
8 6 (2.96%) VB.NET
9 5 (2.46%) Objective-C
9 5 (2.46%) C++
10 4 (1.97%) C
11 3 (1.48%) VB6
11 3 (1.48%) VBA
11 3 (1.48%) Python
12 2 (0.99%) Perl
13 1 (0.49%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 16 (7.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (5.42%) MCSE
2 11 (5.42%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (5.42%) Degree
3 9 (4.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (3.94%) MCSA
4 8 (3.94%) CCNP
4 8 (3.94%) CCNA
4 8 (3.94%) OCP
4 8 (3.94%) Oracle Certification
5 7 (3.45%) MCP
6 4 (1.97%) EnCE
6 4 (1.97%) MCITP
6 4 (1.97%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.48%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.48%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.48%) MOS
7 3 (1.48%) ISEB
7 3 (1.48%) CCA
7 3 (1.48%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.42%) SLA
2 3 (1.48%) QA
System Software
1 69 (33.99%) Active Directory
2 42 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (9.85%) XenApp
3 20 (9.85%) vSphere
4 17 (8.37%) Hyper-V
5 8 (3.94%) Oracle RAC
6 6 (2.96%) VMware ESX
6 6 (2.96%) XenDesktop
7 4 (1.97%) VMware Server
8 3 (1.48%) RACF
9 2 (0.99%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.49%) NFS
Systems Management
1 24 (11.82%) SCCM
2 15 (7.39%) SCOM
3 8 (3.94%) Data Guard
3 8 (3.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 8 (3.94%) Oracle RMAN
4 7 (3.45%) SCVMM
5 5 (2.46%) Puppet
5 5 (2.46%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (2.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.99%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.99%) WSUS
7 1 (0.49%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (0.49%) Legato
Vendors
1 93 (45.81%) Microsoft
2 54 (26.60%) VMware
3 31 (15.27%) Citrix
4 28 (13.79%) Oracle
5 23 (11.33%) Cisco
6 18 (8.87%) HP
7 8 (3.94%) Altiris
8 6 (2.96%) CheckPoint
8 6 (2.96%) Sybase
8 6 (2.96%) Avaya
9 5 (2.46%) Veritas
9 5 (2.46%) Compaq
9 5 (2.46%) Apple
9 5 (2.46%) Mitel
10 4 (1.97%) EMC
11 3 (1.48%) SAP
11 3 (1.48%) NetApp
11 3 (1.48%) Hyland
11 3 (1.48%) Google
12 2 (0.99%) CommVault
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