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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 1 7
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 2 24 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Inverness 15.38% 70.59% 12.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 1
Average salary - £25,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -39.75%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
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
2 24 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Inverness 15.38% 70.59% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 1
Average salary - £25,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -39.75%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 19 Related IT Skills in Inverness

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) CCNA
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (50.00%) OSPF
1 2 (50.00%) BGP
1 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Inverness by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
1 2 (50.00%) OSPF
1 2 (50.00%) BGP
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Field Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Server Technician
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCNA
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco