The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 3 4 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Inverness 25.00% 28.57% 66.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.00% 57.14% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 5
Average salary £42,500 £30,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Windows
Highlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Inverness region.

Operating Systems Category
Inverness
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
5 7 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Inverness 41.67% 50.00% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 5
Average salary £42,500 £30,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Inverness

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 2 (50.00%) SLA
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (25.00%) Data Guard
2 1 (25.00%) Database Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) ITSM
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Inverness by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Server Technician
1 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) DBA
1 1 (25.00%) Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Network Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Database Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) ITSM
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (25.00%) Resource Management
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Data Guard
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle