The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Livingston region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 4 9
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 3 9 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 10.00% 20.45% 20.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.00% 60.00% 45.24%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 3
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £35,661 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +1.38%
Windows
West Lothian

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

Operating Systems Category
Livingston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
12 15 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 40.00% 34.09% 46.15%
Number of salaries quoted 8 13 10
Average salary £35,000 £31,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,800 £52,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Livingston

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Livingston

Windows
Salary Trend in Livingston

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

Windows Salary Trend in Livingston

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Livingston

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Livingston 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 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) C++
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) WPF
2 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) WinForms
2 2 (50.00%) UML
2 2 (50.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) ISO 9001
3 1 (25.00%) SLA
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) VxWorks
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Device Driver
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL V2
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Livingston by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Livingston 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 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Junior
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Junior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) WinForms
2 2 (50.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) VxWorks
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) UML
2 2 (50.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL V2
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
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