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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 21 18 21
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 108 164 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 9.09% 11.59% 9.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.88% 43.50% 35.42%
Number of salaries quoted 63 101 78
Average salary £35,500 £40,000 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.25% +5.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,800 £24,000 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
301 377 336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 25.34% 26.64% 26.86%
Number of salaries quoted 164 205 209
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,800 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -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 29 July 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 94 (43.52%) Microsoft
2 67 (31.02%) MS Excel
3 63 (29.17%) SQL
4 60 (27.78%) Active Directory
5 55 (25.46%) SQL Server
6 54 (25.00%) Linux
7 48 (22.22%) UNIX
8 42 (19.44%) Windows 7
9 38 (17.59%) Windows Server 2008
10 37 (17.13%) Finance
10 37 (17.13%) VMware
11 36 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
12 35 (16.20%) Windows XP
12 35 (16.20%) ITIL
13 33 (15.28%) MS Exchange
13 33 (15.28%) Firewall
14 32 (14.81%) Java
14 32 (14.81%) SCCM
15 31 (14.35%) VMware Infrastructure
16 30 (13.89%) HTML
17 29 (13.43%) Agile Software Development
18 28 (12.96%) C#
18 28 (12.96%) DNS
19 27 (12.50%) Oracle
19 27 (12.50%) MS Office
19 27 (12.50%) OO
20 26 (12.04%) XML
20 26 (12.04%) .NET
21 25 (11.57%) Windows Server 2012
22 24 (11.11%) Software Engineering

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 33 (15.28%) MS Exchange
2 21 (9.72%) SharePoint
3 15 (6.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 13 (6.02%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
5 12 (5.56%) IIS
6 11 (5.09%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (3.24%) WorkSite
8 4 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (1.85%) JBoss
8 4 (1.85%) Lync
9 3 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.93%) SAS
10 2 (0.93%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.93%) GroupWise
11 1 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.46%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.46%) Tomcat
Applications
1 67 (31.02%) MS Excel
2 27 (12.50%) MS Office
3 15 (6.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.39%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.93%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (1.39%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (1.39%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.24%) Google Apps
1 7 (3.24%) Office 365
2 5 (2.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.31%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.93%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 33 (15.28%) Firewall
2 28 (12.96%) DNS
3 24 (11.11%) DHCP
4 23 (10.65%) SAN
5 19 (8.80%) VPN
6 15 (6.94%) WAN
6 15 (6.94%) LAN
7 14 (6.48%) TCP/IP
8 13 (6.02%) Internet
9 10 (4.63%) HTTP
10 6 (2.78%) SNMP
10 6 (2.78%) Cisco IOS
10 6 (2.78%) Network Security
11 5 (2.31%) NAS
11 5 (2.31%) 3G
11 5 (2.31%) ADSL
11 5 (2.31%) Broadband
12 4 (1.85%) SMTP
13 3 (1.39%) VLAN
13 3 (1.39%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (25.46%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 15 (6.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (6.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (6.02%) Relational Database
4 12 (5.56%) NoSQL
5 10 (4.63%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (4.63%) Oracle Database
6 9 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (3.24%) RDBMS
8 6 (2.78%) Sybase ASE
9 5 (2.31%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (2.31%) Big Data
10 4 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (1.85%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (1.39%) MySQL
11 3 (1.39%) QlikView
12 2 (0.93%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (5.56%) Ant
1 12 (5.56%) Maven
1 12 (5.56%) Flash Builder
2 6 (2.78%) Git (software)
2 6 (2.78%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.85%) Toad
3 4 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.39%) Subversion
5 2 (0.93%) Fiddler
5 2 (0.93%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.93%) Mocha
5 2 (0.93%) Jasmine
5 2 (0.93%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.46%) AccuRev
6 1 (0.46%) CodeWarrior
6 1 (0.46%) JIRA
General
1 37 (17.13%) Finance
2 18 (8.33%) Legal
3 15 (6.94%) Banking
4 12 (5.56%) Back Office
5 8 (3.70%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.78%) Publishing
7 4 (1.85%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.85%) Retail
8 3 (1.39%) Russian Language
9 2 (0.93%) Law
9 2 (0.93%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.93%) Games
10 1 (0.46%) Electronics
10 1 (0.46%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (19.91%) Analyst
2 37 (17.13%) Developer
3 20 (9.26%) Support Analyst
4 18 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 17 (7.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 16 (7.41%) IT Support
7 15 (6.94%) DBA
8 14 (6.48%) Java Developer
9 12 (5.56%) Team Leader
9 12 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
10 10 (4.63%) Software Engineer
11 9 (4.17%) Service Analyst
11 9 (4.17%) Service Desk Analyst
12 8 (3.70%) IT Support Analyst
12 8 (3.70%) Support Engineer
13 7 (3.24%) Applications Support
13 7 (3.24%) 2nd Line Support
13 7 (3.24%) Applications Support Analyst
13 7 (3.24%) Security Analyst
13 7 (3.24%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (13.89%) HTML
2 26 (12.04%) .NET
2 26 (12.04%) XML
3 20 (9.26%) HTML5
4 16 (7.41%) ASP.NET
5 14 (6.48%) Spring
6 13 (6.02%) Hibernate
7 12 (5.56%) Flash
7 12 (5.56%) JAXB
7 12 (5.56%) SAX
7 12 (5.56%) DOM
7 12 (5.56%) J2EE
7 12 (5.56%) iBATIS
7 12 (5.56%) Ext JS
8 10 (4.63%) Web Services
9 9 (4.17%) .NET Framework
10 8 (3.70%) Entity Framework
10 8 (3.70%) CSS
10 8 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (2.78%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.94%) Management Information System
2 14 (6.48%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.56%) Clustering
4 11 (5.09%) Replication
4 11 (5.09%) Blackberry
5 8 (3.70%) HP StoreVirtual
6 6 (2.78%) N-Tier
7 5 (2.31%) iPad
7 5 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.85%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.39%) Visualisation
9 3 (1.39%) User Experience
9 3 (1.39%) Digital Media
9 3 (1.39%) AS400
10 2 (0.93%) Device Driver
10 2 (0.93%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.93%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (0.93%) SCADA
10 2 (0.93%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.93%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 54 (25.00%) Linux
2 48 (22.22%) UNIX
3 42 (19.44%) Windows 7
4 38 (17.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 36 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 35 (16.20%) Windows XP
7 25 (11.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 20 (9.26%) Android
9 18 (8.33%) Windows 8
10 13 (6.02%) Apple iOS
11 9 (4.17%) Mac OS
12 6 (2.78%) Windows NT
12 6 (2.78%) Mac OS X
12 6 (2.78%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.93%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.93%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.46%) AIX
14 1 (0.46%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (16.20%) ITIL
2 29 (13.43%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (12.50%) OO
4 24 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 19 (8.80%) Content Management
6 17 (7.87%) Unit Testing
7 14 (6.48%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (6.02%) PRINCE2
9 12 (5.56%) MVC
10 11 (5.09%) Web Development
10 11 (5.09%) Information Security
10 11 (5.09%) Performance Tuning
10 11 (5.09%) Mentoring
11 10 (4.63%) TDD
12 9 (4.17%) CRM
12 9 (4.17%) ERP
12 9 (4.17%) Project Management
12 9 (4.17%) Service Management
12 9 (4.17%) Load Balancing
12 9 (4.17%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (29.17%) SQL
2 32 (14.81%) Java
3 28 (12.96%) C#
4 20 (9.26%) JavaScript
5 19 (8.80%) PowerShell
6 14 (6.48%) T-SQL
7 11 (5.09%) Shell Script
8 10 (4.63%) C++
9 7 (3.24%) PL/SQL
10 6 (2.78%) VBScript
11 3 (1.39%) VBA
11 3 (1.39%) Python
11 3 (1.39%) C
11 3 (1.39%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.93%) Tcl
12 2 (0.93%) VB
12 2 (0.93%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.46%) Delphi
13 1 (0.46%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.46%) VB6
Qualifications
1 15 (6.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (6.48%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (6.02%) Degree
4 11 (5.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 11 (5.09%) CCNA
5 10 (4.63%) CCNP
6 4 (1.85%) EnCE
6 4 (1.85%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.85%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.85%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.85%) ISEB
6 4 (1.85%) HND
6 4 (1.85%) OCP
6 4 (1.85%) Oracle Certification
6 4 (1.85%) A+ Certification
7 3 (1.39%) MCSE
7 3 (1.39%) Network+ Certification
7 3 (1.39%) MOS
8 2 (0.93%) CCA
8 2 (0.93%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (9.72%) SLA
2 1 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.46%) COBIT
2 1 (0.46%) QA
2 1 (0.46%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.46%) COSO
System Software
1 60 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 31 (14.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (7.87%) Hyper-V
4 16 (7.41%) XenApp
5 13 (6.02%) vSphere
6 8 (3.70%) VMware ESX
7 5 (2.31%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (1.85%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.93%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.46%) NFS
10 1 (0.46%) RACF
10 1 (0.46%) Samba
Systems Management
1 32 (14.81%) SCCM
2 19 (8.80%) SCOM
3 9 (4.17%) SCVMM
4 5 (2.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (2.31%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (2.31%) Puppet
4 5 (2.31%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (2.31%) WSUS
5 4 (1.85%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 4 (1.85%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (1.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 4 (1.85%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (1.85%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.93%) Iperf
7 1 (0.46%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 94 (43.52%) Microsoft
2 37 (17.13%) VMware
3 27 (12.50%) Oracle
4 21 (9.72%) Citrix
5 18 (8.33%) Cisco
6 12 (5.56%) HP
7 8 (3.70%) CheckPoint
7 8 (3.70%) Altiris
8 7 (3.24%) Sybase
9 6 (2.78%) Avaya
9 6 (2.78%) Symantec
9 6 (2.78%) Mitel
10 5 (2.31%) Hyland
10 5 (2.31%) McAfee
10 5 (2.31%) CommVault
11 4 (1.85%) IBM
11 4 (1.85%) Veritas
12 3 (1.39%) Red Hat
12 3 (1.39%) SAP
12 3 (1.39%) EMC
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