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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 23 25 20
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 105 128 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 8.99% 9.66% 11.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 43.75% 38.21% 41.77%
Number of salaries quoted 58 90 80
Average salary £37,750 £35,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.85% +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,850 £23,000 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £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
240 335 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 20.55% 25.28% 27.80%
Number of salaries quoted 132 215 179
Average salary £43,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.25% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,900 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 22 May 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 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 87 (43.28%) Microsoft
2 62 (30.85%) Active Directory
3 61 (30.35%) SQL Server
4 60 (29.85%) MS Excel
5 50 (24.88%) SQL
6 48 (23.88%) VMware
7 44 (21.89%) C#
8 41 (20.40%) Linux
8 41 (20.40%) Windows Server 2008
9 40 (19.90%) VMware Infrastructure
9 40 (19.90%) Windows 7
9 40 (19.90%) HTML
10 39 (19.40%) .NET
11 37 (18.41%) UNIX
11 37 (18.41%) Windows Server 2003
12 36 (17.91%) Firewall
12 36 (17.91%) MS Exchange
13 35 (17.41%) ITIL
14 34 (16.92%) DNS
15 31 (15.42%) Agile Software Development
15 31 (15.42%) Software Engineering
16 30 (14.93%) SAN
16 30 (14.93%) ASP.NET
16 30 (14.93%) JavaScript
17 29 (14.43%) Oracle
18 28 (13.93%) Windows XP
18 28 (13.93%) Citrix
18 28 (13.93%) Finance
19 27 (13.43%) DHCP
19 27 (13.43%) XML

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 36 (17.91%) MS Exchange
2 17 (8.46%) IIS
3 16 (7.96%) SharePoint
4 15 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (6.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 13 (6.47%) Exchange Server 2007
7 11 (5.47%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (3.48%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (1.99%) WorkSite
10 3 (1.49%) Lync
11 2 (1.00%) GroupWise
11 2 (1.00%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.50%) JBoss
Applications
1 60 (29.85%) MS Excel
2 25 (12.44%) MS Office
3 11 (5.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (2.99%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.99%) InfoPath
6 3 (1.49%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.49%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.48%) Google Apps
2 6 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.00%) Office 365
4 1 (0.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 36 (17.91%) Firewall
2 34 (16.92%) DNS
3 30 (14.93%) SAN
4 27 (13.43%) DHCP
5 21 (10.45%) LAN
5 21 (10.45%) WAN
6 16 (7.96%) TCP/IP
6 16 (7.96%) VPN
7 11 (5.47%) Internet
8 8 (3.98%) HTTP
8 8 (3.98%) NAS
9 6 (2.99%) SNMP
9 6 (2.99%) SMTP
9 6 (2.99%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (2.49%) VLAN
11 4 (1.99%) Network Security
12 3 (1.49%) iBeacon
12 3 (1.49%) IPv4
12 3 (1.49%) SSL
13 2 (1.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (30.35%) SQL Server
2 21 (10.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (9.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (9.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (8.46%) SQL Server 2012
5 15 (7.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 13 (6.47%) SQL Server 2005
6 13 (6.47%) Oracle Database
7 9 (4.48%) Relational Database
7 9 (4.48%) NoSQL
7 9 (4.48%) Oracle Database 11g
7 9 (4.48%) Oracle Database 10g
7 9 (4.48%) Oracle Reports
8 8 (3.98%) RDBMS
9 6 (2.99%) Sybase ASE
9 6 (2.99%) Big Data
10 4 (1.99%) SQLite
11 3 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.50%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (7.96%) Visual Studio
2 9 (4.48%) Flash Builder
2 9 (4.48%) Toad
2 9 (4.48%) Ant
2 9 (4.48%) Maven
3 7 (3.48%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (2.49%) Git (software)
4 5 (2.49%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (1.49%) Subversion
5 3 (1.49%) Xcode
6 2 (1.00%) Fiddler
6 2 (1.00%) Mercurial
6 2 (1.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.50%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.50%) Moq
7 1 (0.50%) MSTest
7 1 (0.50%) Selenium
7 1 (0.50%) CodeWarrior
7 1 (0.50%) NUnit
General
1 28 (13.93%) Finance
2 16 (7.96%) Back Office
3 14 (6.97%) Legal
4 13 (6.47%) Banking
5 6 (2.99%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.49%) Retail
6 5 (2.49%) Publishing
7 4 (1.99%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.49%) Law
9 1 (0.50%) Russian Language
9 1 (0.50%) Electronics
9 1 (0.50%) Games
9 1 (0.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 37 (18.41%) Analyst
2 33 (16.42%) Developer
3 22 (10.95%) Senior Developer
4 18 (8.96%) IT Support
5 16 (7.96%) Support Analyst
6 15 (7.46%) DBA
7 14 (6.97%) Software Engineer
8 13 (6.47%) Team Leader
9 12 (5.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 11 (5.47%) Service Analyst
11 10 (4.98%) Service Desk Analyst
12 9 (4.48%) Java Developer
12 9 (4.48%) Oracle DBA
12 9 (4.48%) Senior Java Developer
12 9 (4.48%) Support Engineer
13 8 (3.98%) IT Support Engineer
14 7 (3.48%) IT Support Analyst
15 6 (2.99%) Infrastructure Manager
16 5 (2.49%) Support Team Leader
16 5 (2.49%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (19.90%) HTML
2 39 (19.40%) .NET
3 30 (14.93%) ASP.NET
4 27 (13.43%) XML
5 21 (10.45%) HTML5
6 18 (8.96%) WCF
7 17 (8.46%) .NET Framework
8 16 (7.96%) CSS
8 16 (7.96%) ASP.NET MVC
9 15 (7.46%) Entity Framework
10 14 (6.97%) jQuery
11 11 (5.47%) Web Services
11 11 (5.47%) XSLT
12 9 (4.48%) iBATIS
12 9 (4.48%) Ext JS
12 9 (4.48%) SAX
12 9 (4.48%) JAXB
12 9 (4.48%) Flash
12 9 (4.48%) J2EE
12 9 (4.48%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.47%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.47%) Blackberry
2 11 (5.47%) Management Information System
2 11 (5.47%) Clustering
3 10 (4.98%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (4.48%) N-Tier
4 9 (4.48%) Replication
5 8 (3.98%) User Experience
6 4 (1.99%) iPad
7 3 (1.49%) Digital Media
7 3 (1.49%) AS400
7 3 (1.49%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.00%) Device Driver
8 2 (1.00%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.00%) SCADA
8 2 (1.00%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.00%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (1.00%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.50%) CAN bus
9 1 (0.50%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 41 (20.40%) Linux
1 41 (20.40%) Windows Server 2008
2 40 (19.90%) Windows 7
3 37 (18.41%) UNIX
3 37 (18.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 28 (13.93%) Windows XP
5 24 (11.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (8.96%) Android
7 13 (6.47%) Apple iOS
8 12 (5.97%) Windows 8
9 6 (2.99%) Windows NT
9 6 (2.99%) Mac OS
9 6 (2.99%) Windows Phone
10 4 (1.99%) Mac OS X
10 4 (1.99%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.50%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.50%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (17.41%) ITIL
2 31 (15.42%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (15.42%) Software Engineering
3 25 (12.44%) MVC
4 16 (7.96%) OO
5 15 (7.46%) Web Development
5 15 (7.46%) Performance Tuning
6 14 (6.97%) Service Delivery
6 14 (6.97%) PRINCE2
7 13 (6.47%) Mentoring
7 13 (6.47%) Project Management
7 13 (6.47%) Content Management
8 12 (5.97%) Scrum
8 12 (5.97%) Time Management
9 11 (5.47%) Unit Testing
10 9 (4.48%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (4.48%) Information Security
10 9 (4.48%) Service Management
11 8 (3.98%) TDD
11 8 (3.98%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 50 (24.88%) SQL
2 44 (21.89%) C#
3 30 (14.93%) JavaScript
4 22 (10.95%) Java
5 19 (9.45%) PowerShell
6 12 (5.97%) T-SQL
6 12 (5.97%) PL/SQL
7 9 (4.48%) VBScript
8 8 (3.98%) Shell Script
9 5 (2.49%) C++
10 4 (1.99%) VB
11 3 (1.49%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.49%) VBA
11 3 (1.49%) C
11 3 (1.49%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.00%) VB6
13 1 (0.50%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 14 (6.97%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (6.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (5.47%) CCNP
3 11 (5.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 10 (4.98%) CCNA
5 9 (4.48%) Degree
5 9 (4.48%) OCP
5 9 (4.48%) Oracle Certification
6 8 (3.98%) MCSE
7 6 (2.99%) MCSA
8 5 (2.49%) MCP
9 4 (1.99%) A+ Certification
9 4 (1.99%) EnCE
10 3 (1.49%) ISTQB
10 3 (1.49%) CCA
10 3 (1.49%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (1.49%) ISEB
10 3 (1.49%) MOS
10 3 (1.49%) Network+ Certification
11 2 (1.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.97%) SLA
2 3 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 62 (30.85%) Active Directory
2 40 (19.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (9.95%) XenApp
4 19 (9.45%) vSphere
5 17 (8.46%) Hyper-V
6 9 (4.48%) Oracle RAC
7 7 (3.48%) VMware ESX
8 4 (1.99%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.00%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.50%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.50%) RACF
Systems Management
1 26 (12.94%) SCCM
2 16 (7.96%) SCOM
3 9 (4.48%) SCVMM
3 9 (4.48%) Data Guard
3 9 (4.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 9 (4.48%) Oracle RMAN
4 6 (2.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 6 (2.99%) Puppet
4 6 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.49%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 2 (1.00%) WSUS
7 1 (0.50%) Legato
Vendors
1 87 (43.28%) Microsoft
2 48 (23.88%) VMware
3 29 (14.43%) Oracle
4 28 (13.93%) Citrix
5 23 (11.44%) Cisco
6 14 (6.97%) HP
7 8 (3.98%) Altiris
7 8 (3.98%) CheckPoint
8 6 (2.99%) Avaya
8 6 (2.99%) Veritas
8 6 (2.99%) Sybase
9 5 (2.49%) Mitel
10 4 (1.99%) EMC
11 3 (1.49%) Google
11 3 (1.49%) CommVault
11 3 (1.49%) NetApp
11 3 (1.49%) Apple
11 3 (1.49%) McAfee
11 3 (1.49%) Compaq
11 3 (1.49%) SAP
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