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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 29 18 18
Rank change year-on-year
-11 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 91 155 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 7.87% 11.26% 12.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.56% 38.56% 43.70%
Number of salaries quoted 60 115 65
Average salary £36,250 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.02% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,475 £24,700 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £50,000 £49,400
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +2.81%
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
236 402 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 20.40% 29.19% 27.49%
Number of salaries quoted 143 256 132
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,850 £27,750 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,600 £50,000 £57,500
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 30 March 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 75 (42.13%) Microsoft
2 62 (34.83%) SQL Server
3 61 (34.27%) Active Directory
4 55 (30.90%) MS Excel
5 47 (26.40%) SQL
6 45 (25.28%) C#
7 44 (24.72%) HTML
8 41 (23.03%) .NET
9 40 (22.47%) VMware
10 38 (21.35%) Windows Server 2008
11 36 (20.22%) JavaScript
12 35 (19.66%) ITIL
12 35 (19.66%) Windows Server 2003
13 34 (19.10%) ASP.NET
14 33 (18.54%) Oracle
14 33 (18.54%) Windows 7
15 30 (16.85%) UNIX
16 29 (16.29%) Linux
16 29 (16.29%) VMware Infrastructure
17 28 (15.73%) MVC
18 27 (15.17%) Windows XP
19 26 (14.61%) MS Exchange
19 26 (14.61%) CSS
19 26 (14.61%) SQL Server 2008
19 26 (14.61%) Software Engineering
20 25 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
20 25 (14.04%) MS Office
20 25 (14.04%) SAN
21 24 (13.48%) DNS
21 24 (13.48%) XML

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 26 (14.61%) MS Exchange
2 19 (10.67%) IIS
3 10 (5.62%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (4.49%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (4.49%) SharePoint
5 7 (3.93%) WorkSite
5 7 (3.93%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (3.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (2.81%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (1.69%) Lync
7 3 (1.69%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.12%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.12%) GroupWise
8 2 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.12%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.12%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.56%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.56%) JBoss
Applications
1 55 (30.90%) MS Excel
2 25 (14.04%) MS Office
3 10 (5.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (3.93%) InfoPath
5 5 (2.81%) MS Visio
6 3 (1.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.69%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.93%) Google Apps
2 5 (2.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.56%) Office 365
3 1 (0.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 25 (14.04%) SAN
2 24 (13.48%) DNS
3 21 (11.80%) Firewall
4 19 (10.67%) DHCP
5 11 (6.18%) VPN
6 10 (5.62%) WAN
6 10 (5.62%) LAN
7 9 (5.06%) TCP/IP
8 7 (3.93%) HTTP
9 6 (3.37%) Cisco IOS
9 6 (3.37%) NAS
10 5 (2.81%) iBeacon
10 5 (2.81%) Network Security
10 5 (2.81%) VLAN
10 5 (2.81%) Internet
10 5 (2.81%) IPv4
11 3 (1.69%) SSL
11 3 (1.69%) SNMP
11 3 (1.69%) SMTP
12 2 (1.12%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (34.83%) SQL Server
2 26 (14.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (12.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (12.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (10.11%) SQL Server 2012
5 17 (9.55%) SQL Server 2005
6 15 (8.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 14 (7.87%) Oracle Database
8 13 (7.30%) Relational Database
9 12 (6.74%) RDBMS
10 8 (4.49%) Oracle Reports
11 7 (3.93%) Oracle Database 10g
11 7 (3.93%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (3.37%) SQLite
12 6 (3.37%) Sybase ASE
13 3 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (1.69%) Big Data
14 2 (1.12%) NoSQL
14 2 (1.12%) IDOL
15 1 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (11.24%) Visual Studio
2 10 (5.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (4.49%) Oracle Forms
4 7 (3.93%) Toad
5 5 (2.81%) Xcode
6 4 (2.25%) Git (software)
7 3 (1.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (1.69%) Fiddler
7 3 (1.69%) Mercurial
7 3 (1.69%) Subversion
8 2 (1.12%) Maven
8 2 (1.12%) Flash Builder
8 2 (1.12%) NUnit
8 2 (1.12%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.12%) Ant
9 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.56%) MSTest
9 1 (0.56%) Moq
9 1 (0.56%) ReSharper
9 1 (0.56%) Selenium
General
1 21 (11.80%) Finance
2 11 (6.18%) Banking
3 7 (3.93%) Retail
3 7 (3.93%) Back Office
3 7 (3.93%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.81%) Publishing
5 4 (2.25%) Law
5 4 (2.25%) Legal
6 2 (1.12%) Advertising
6 2 (1.12%) Games
7 1 (0.56%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (0.56%) French Language
7 1 (0.56%) German Language
7 1 (0.56%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.56%) Russian Language
7 1 (0.56%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 37 (20.79%) Developer
1 37 (20.79%) Analyst
2 18 (10.11%) Support Analyst
3 17 (9.55%) Senior Developer
4 13 (7.30%) DBA
4 13 (7.30%) Software Engineer
5 12 (6.74%) Service Analyst
5 12 (6.74%) Team Leader
6 10 (5.62%) Service Desk Analyst
7 9 (5.06%) IT Support
8 8 (4.49%) Technical Specialist
9 7 (3.93%) Oracle DBA
9 7 (3.93%) Desktop Support
9 7 (3.93%) Software Developer
10 6 (3.37%) Support Engineer
10 6 (3.37%) Support Team Leader
11 5 (2.81%) IT Support Engineer
11 5 (2.81%) Senior Software Developer
11 5 (2.81%) Programmer
11 5 (2.81%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (24.72%) HTML
2 41 (23.03%) .NET
3 34 (19.10%) ASP.NET
4 26 (14.61%) CSS
5 24 (13.48%) XML
6 23 (12.92%) .NET Framework
7 22 (12.36%) WCF
8 19 (10.67%) Entity Framework
8 19 (10.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 15 (8.43%) HTML5
9 15 (8.43%) jQuery
9 15 (8.43%) Web Services
10 14 (7.87%) XSLT
11 9 (5.06%) WinForms
11 9 (5.06%) WPF
12 8 (4.49%) NHibernate
12 8 (4.49%) Castle Windsor
12 8 (4.49%) Spring.NET
12 8 (4.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 7 (3.93%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.30%) Blackberry
2 12 (6.74%) Clustering
3 10 (5.62%) Replication
4 9 (5.06%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (5.06%) User Experience
5 8 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (3.93%) Management Information System
7 6 (3.37%) iPad
8 4 (2.25%) Private Cloud
8 4 (2.25%) N-Tier
9 3 (1.69%) Digital Media
10 2 (1.12%) Augmented Reality
10 2 (1.12%) Mainframe
10 2 (1.12%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.12%) Smartphone
10 2 (1.12%) SCADA
11 1 (0.56%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.56%) CMDB
11 1 (0.56%) IBM Mainframe
11 1 (0.56%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 38 (21.35%) Windows Server 2008
2 35 (19.66%) Windows Server 2003
3 33 (18.54%) Windows 7
4 30 (16.85%) UNIX
5 29 (16.29%) Linux
6 27 (15.17%) Windows XP
7 21 (11.80%) Windows Server 2012
8 20 (11.24%) Android
9 15 (8.43%) Apple iOS
10 9 (5.06%) Windows 8
11 6 (3.37%) Mac OS
11 6 (3.37%) Windows NT
11 6 (3.37%) Windows Mobile
12 5 (2.81%) Windows Phone
13 3 (1.69%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.56%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.56%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (19.66%) ITIL
2 28 (15.73%) MVC
3 26 (14.61%) Software Engineering
4 25 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (10.11%) Service Delivery
6 16 (8.99%) Web Development
7 13 (7.30%) Scrum
7 13 (7.30%) Performance Tuning
8 12 (6.74%) Mentoring
8 12 (6.74%) Project Management
9 11 (6.18%) OO
10 10 (5.62%) TDD
10 10 (5.62%) Information Security
11 9 (5.06%) Service Management
11 9 (5.06%) Performance Analysis
11 9 (5.06%) Mobile Development
12 8 (4.49%) Dependency Injection
12 8 (4.49%) CRM
12 8 (4.49%) Problem Management
12 8 (4.49%) AOP
Programming Languages
1 47 (26.40%) SQL
2 45 (25.28%) C#
3 36 (20.22%) JavaScript
4 17 (9.55%) Java
5 16 (8.99%) PowerShell
6 13 (7.30%) T-SQL
7 11 (6.18%) VBScript
8 10 (5.62%) PL/SQL
9 9 (5.06%) Shell Script
9 9 (5.06%) VB
10 7 (3.93%) VB.NET
11 5 (2.81%) Objective-C
12 3 (1.69%) VB6
12 3 (1.69%) VBA
12 3 (1.69%) Python
13 2 (1.12%) C
13 2 (1.12%) C++
13 2 (1.12%) Perl
14 1 (0.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (8.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (6.18%) MCSE
3 9 (5.06%) Degree
4 8 (4.49%) MCSA
5 7 (3.93%) MCP
5 7 (3.93%) OCP
5 7 (3.93%) Oracle Certification
6 5 (2.81%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (2.81%) MCITP
6 5 (2.81%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.69%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.69%) CCNA
7 3 (1.69%) MOS
8 2 (1.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.12%) CCNP
9 1 (0.56%) HND
9 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.56%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.56%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.37%) SLA
2 3 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 61 (34.27%) Active Directory
2 29 (16.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (7.87%) XenApp
3 14 (7.87%) vSphere
4 11 (6.18%) Hyper-V
5 7 (3.93%) Oracle RAC
6 6 (3.37%) XenDesktop
7 4 (2.25%) VMware ESX
7 4 (2.25%) VMware Server
8 3 (1.69%) RACF
9 2 (1.12%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.56%) NFS
10 1 (0.56%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.56%) UAG
Systems Management
1 16 (8.99%) SCCM
2 10 (5.62%) SCOM
3 7 (3.93%) Oracle RMAN
3 7 (3.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 7 (3.93%) Data Guard
4 3 (1.69%) Puppet
4 3 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.12%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (1.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (1.12%) WSUS
5 2 (1.12%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.56%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (0.56%) ARCserve
6 1 (0.56%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.56%) Legato
Vendors
1 75 (42.13%) Microsoft
2 40 (22.47%) VMware
3 33 (18.54%) Oracle
4 23 (12.92%) Citrix
5 17 (9.55%) Cisco
6 15 (8.43%) HP
7 8 (4.49%) Altiris
8 6 (3.37%) Sybase
8 6 (3.37%) Avaya
9 5 (2.81%) EMC
9 5 (2.81%) Compaq
9 5 (2.81%) Apple
9 5 (2.81%) Mitel
10 4 (2.25%) NetApp
11 3 (1.69%) SAP
11 3 (1.69%) Veritas
11 3 (1.69%) Lotus
12 2 (1.12%) Google
12 2 (1.12%) Hyland
12 2 (1.12%) McAfee
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