The first table below looks at the demand for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Inverness region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Inverness region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 1 5
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 1 22 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Inverness 10.00% 70.97% 12.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 2
Average salary - £25,000 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -38.65%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Inverness
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2 22 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Inverness 20.00% 70.97% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 2
Average salary - £25,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -37.50%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows
Highlands

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Inverness

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Inverness region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Inverness

Windows
Salary Trend in Inverness

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Inverness region.

Windows Salary Trend in Inverness

Windows
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Inverness

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Inverness 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 4 (66.67%) WAN
1 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 4 (66.67%) VPN
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
1 4 (66.67%) CCNA
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (66.67%) BGP
1 4 (66.67%) Service Delivery
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (50.00%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) OSPF
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Service Management
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) MS Office
4 1 (16.67%) COM
4 1 (16.67%) UNIX
4 1 (16.67%) SLA

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Inverness by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Inverness 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.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) WAN
1 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 4 (66.67%) VPN
1 4 (66.67%) BGP
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (50.00%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) OSPF
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Field Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Server Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) COM
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CCNA
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft