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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 30 17 7
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -10
Permanent jobs citing Windows 87 126 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 8.31% 11.16% 18.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.40% 37.61% 61.43%
Number of salaries quoted 61 81 122
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +1.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
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
239 335 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 22.83% 29.67% 30.53%
Number of salaries quoted 143 187 188
Average salary £40,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.70% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 17 December 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 87 (35.51%) Microsoft
2 82 (33.47%) ITIL
3 78 (31.84%) Active Directory
4 73 (29.80%) SQL Server
4 73 (29.80%) MS Excel
5 64 (26.12%) VMware
6 58 (23.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 57 (23.27%) .NET
8 56 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
9 55 (22.45%) SQL
10 52 (21.22%) Linux
11 49 (20.00%) MS Office
11 49 (20.00%) UNIX
12 46 (18.78%) C#
13 45 (18.37%) HTML
13 45 (18.37%) Windows 7
14 44 (17.96%) Windows Server 2003
15 39 (15.92%) MS Exchange
16 38 (15.51%) Microsoft Certification
17 37 (15.10%) JavaScript
17 37 (15.10%) Windows Server 2012
18 36 (14.69%) IIS
19 35 (14.29%) ASP.NET
19 35 (14.29%) CSS
20 33 (13.47%) SAN
21 31 (12.65%) Oracle
21 31 (12.65%) Firewall
21 31 (12.65%) Finance
22 28 (11.43%) Java
22 28 (11.43%) XML

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 39 (15.92%) MS Exchange
2 36 (14.69%) IIS
3 26 (10.61%) WorkSite
4 19 (7.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (7.76%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (4.08%) Tomcat
6 9 (3.67%) WebSphere
7 6 (2.45%) IBM Notes
7 6 (2.45%) Lync
8 5 (2.04%) Apache
8 5 (2.04%) SharePoint
8 5 (2.04%) IBM HTTP Server
8 5 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (1.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (1.63%) Lotus Domino
9 4 (1.63%) WebLogic
9 4 (1.63%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (1.63%) Jetty
9 4 (1.63%) nginx
10 3 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 73 (29.80%) MS Excel
2 49 (20.00%) MS Office
3 27 (11.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (2.45%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.41%) MS Project
5 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 4 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.22%) MFGPRO
3 1 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.41%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.63%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (1.63%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (1.63%) Google App Engine
2 4 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (13.47%) SAN
2 31 (12.65%) Firewall
3 27 (11.02%) DNS
4 20 (8.16%) DHCP
5 14 (5.71%) LAN
5 14 (5.71%) WAN
5 14 (5.71%) TCP/IP
6 11 (4.49%) VPN
7 8 (3.27%) VLAN
8 7 (2.86%) Intrusion Detection
8 7 (2.86%) Internet
9 6 (2.45%) HTTP
10 5 (2.04%) IPv4
10 5 (2.04%) DMZ
11 4 (1.63%) IPsec
11 4 (1.63%) FTP
11 4 (1.63%) SSL
11 4 (1.63%) IP Telephony
11 4 (1.63%) Cisco IPT
12 3 (1.22%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (29.80%) SQL Server
2 20 (8.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (7.76%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (4.90%) Relational Database
5 10 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (4.08%) Oracle Database
6 8 (3.27%) RDBMS
7 6 (2.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (2.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.63%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (1.63%) SQLite
9 3 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (1.22%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (1.22%) IDOL
10 2 (0.82%) Big Data
10 2 (0.82%) MarkLogic
10 2 (0.82%) DTS
10 2 (0.82%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.82%) QlikView
11 1 (0.41%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 18 (7.35%) Visual Studio
2 10 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (2.45%) Oracle Forms
3 6 (2.45%) ReSharper
4 5 (2.04%) Git (software)
4 5 (2.04%) Moq
5 4 (1.63%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.63%) NUnit
6 3 (1.22%) Toad
6 3 (1.22%) Xcode
7 2 (0.82%) Ant
7 2 (0.82%) Mercurial
7 2 (0.82%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.82%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.82%) Maven
7 2 (0.82%) Subversion
7 2 (0.82%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.41%) Selenium
8 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.41%) Fiddler
General
1 31 (12.65%) Finance
2 22 (8.98%) Law
2 22 (8.98%) Legal
3 16 (6.53%) Telecoms
4 13 (5.31%) Retail
5 7 (2.86%) Banking
6 5 (2.04%) German Language
6 5 (2.04%) Italian Language
6 5 (2.04%) Back Office
7 4 (1.63%) Electronics
7 4 (1.63%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.63%) Advertising
7 4 (1.63%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.63%) Retail Banking
7 4 (1.63%) Private Banking
7 4 (1.63%) Marketing
7 4 (1.63%) Turkish Language
8 2 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.82%) Games
9 1 (0.41%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 77 (31.43%) Analyst
2 47 (19.18%) Developer
3 38 (15.51%) Support Analyst
4 35 (14.29%) Service Analyst
5 33 (13.47%) Service Desk Analyst
6 15 (6.12%) 2nd Line Support
7 14 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 14 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 13 (5.31%) Software Engineer
9 12 (4.90%) Consultant
10 11 (4.49%) Programmer
10 11 (4.49%) Support Engineer
11 10 (4.08%) Support Specialist
11 10 (4.08%) IT Support
12 9 (3.67%) .NET Developer
12 9 (3.67%) Technical Consultant
13 8 (3.27%) Security Analyst
13 8 (3.27%) Team Leader
13 8 (3.27%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
13 8 (3.27%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (23.27%) .NET
2 45 (18.37%) HTML
3 35 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 35 (14.29%) CSS
4 28 (11.43%) XML
5 25 (10.20%) WCF
6 24 (9.80%) Web Services
7 23 (9.39%) .NET Framework
8 18 (7.35%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (5.71%) WinForms
9 14 (5.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 13 (5.31%) jQuery
11 12 (4.90%) WPF
12 10 (4.08%) HTML5
12 10 (4.08%) NHibernate
13 9 (3.67%) XSLT
14 7 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 6 (2.45%) Middleware
15 6 (2.45%) J2EE
15 6 (2.45%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.76%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.90%) Blackberry
2 12 (4.90%) Management Information System
3 9 (3.67%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.04%) CLARiiON
6 4 (1.63%) NHS
6 4 (1.63%) DTV
6 4 (1.63%) iPad
6 4 (1.63%) DataPower
6 4 (1.63%) Blog
7 3 (1.22%) Smartphone
7 3 (1.22%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.22%) Clustering
7 3 (1.22%) User Experience
8 2 (0.82%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.82%) Augmented Reality
8 2 (0.82%) CMDB
9 1 (0.41%) Statistics
9 1 (0.41%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 58 (23.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 52 (21.22%) Linux
3 49 (20.00%) UNIX
4 45 (18.37%) Windows 7
5 44 (17.96%) Windows Server 2003
6 37 (15.10%) Windows Server 2012
7 26 (10.61%) Windows XP
8 10 (4.08%) Android
9 9 (3.67%) Windows Phone
9 9 (3.67%) Apple iOS
10 8 (3.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (2.45%) Windows 2000 Server
12 5 (2.04%) Windows Vista
12 5 (2.04%) Windows Mobile
13 3 (1.22%) Solaris
14 2 (0.82%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.82%) HPUX
15 1 (0.41%) AIX
15 1 (0.41%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (33.47%) ITIL
2 28 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (9.39%) MVC
4 19 (7.76%) Software Engineering
5 17 (6.94%) CRM
5 17 (6.94%) OO
5 17 (6.94%) Service Delivery
5 17 (6.94%) Incident Management
6 14 (5.71%) Web Development
7 12 (4.90%) Information Security
7 12 (4.90%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (4.90%) Unit Testing
7 12 (4.90%) TDD
8 11 (4.49%) Automated Testing
8 11 (4.49%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (4.08%) Change Management
9 10 (4.08%) E-Commerce
9 10 (4.08%) Problem Management
9 10 (4.08%) Mentoring
10 9 (3.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (22.45%) SQL
2 46 (18.78%) C#
3 37 (15.10%) JavaScript
4 28 (11.43%) Java
5 16 (6.53%) PowerShell
6 12 (4.90%) Shell Script
6 12 (4.90%) VB
7 9 (3.67%) VBScript
8 8 (3.27%) VB.NET
8 8 (3.27%) T-SQL
9 7 (2.86%) Python
10 6 (2.45%) C++
10 6 (2.45%) Ruby
11 4 (1.63%) Objective-C
11 4 (1.63%) Perl
12 3 (1.22%) C
12 3 (1.22%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.82%) PHP
13 2 (0.82%) VB6
14 1 (0.41%) R
Qualifications
1 38 (15.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (10.61%) MCSE
3 24 (9.80%) Degree
4 21 (8.57%) MCITP
5 20 (8.16%) MCSA
6 13 (5.31%) MCTS
7 8 (3.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (2.45%) MCP
8 6 (2.45%) VCAP
8 6 (2.45%) Security Cleared
9 3 (1.22%) CCNA
9 3 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.22%) OCP
9 3 (1.22%) Oracle Certification
10 2 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.82%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.41%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.41%) MOS
11 1 (0.41%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.41%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.90%) QA
2 11 (4.49%) SLA
3 10 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.41%) COBIT
4 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.41%) Basel III
System Software
1 78 (31.84%) Active Directory
2 56 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (10.61%) Hyper-V
4 16 (6.53%) vSphere
5 13 (5.31%) XenApp
6 5 (2.04%) XenDesktop
6 5 (2.04%) Forefront TMG
6 5 (2.04%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 4 (1.63%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (1.63%) VMware Server
7 4 (1.63%) Xen
7 4 (1.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (1.22%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (1.22%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (0.82%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.82%) RACF
9 2 (0.82%) NFS
10 1 (0.41%) UAG
Systems Management
1 12 (4.90%) SCCM
1 12 (4.90%) SCOM
2 5 (2.04%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (1.63%) Ansible
3 4 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.63%) Puppet
3 4 (1.63%) Ganglia
4 3 (1.22%) Data Guard
4 3 (1.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.41%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (0.41%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.41%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.41%) CA SiteMinder
5 1 (0.41%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.41%) Legato
5 1 (0.41%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 87 (35.51%) Microsoft
2 64 (26.12%) VMware
3 31 (12.65%) Oracle
4 22 (8.98%) Citrix
5 18 (7.35%) HP
6 17 (6.94%) Cisco
7 13 (5.31%) Interwoven
8 10 (4.08%) Lotus
9 9 (3.67%) EMC
10 7 (2.86%) NetApp
11 5 (2.04%) Sybase
11 5 (2.04%) Compaq
11 5 (2.04%) IBM
12 4 (1.63%) Intel
12 4 (1.63%) SAP
12 4 (1.63%) Google
13 3 (1.22%) Avaya
13 3 (1.22%) Symantec
13 3 (1.22%) Apple
14 2 (0.82%) Xamarin
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