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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 3 20
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +17
Permanent jobs citing Windows 6 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 13.95% 17.39% 2.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 75.00% 33.33% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 0
Average salary £42,000 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
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
8 12 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 18.60% 52.17% 32.61%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 9
Average salary £52,500 £33,250 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.89% -7.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,500 £35,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £36,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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
Salary Histogram in Livingston

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Livingston region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Livingston

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Livingston

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
1 4 (44.44%) UNIX
2 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Banking
2 3 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (22.22%) Over-the-Top Content
3 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 2 (22.22%) IPTV
3 2 (22.22%) Online Betting
3 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Retail
3 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (22.22%) .NET
3 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
3 2 (22.22%) VPN
3 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
3 2 (22.22%) SAN
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (11.11%) DirectX
4 1 (11.11%) MSI
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Livingston by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (11.11%) Confluence
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) VPN
1 2 (22.22%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) LDAP
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
2 1 (11.11%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) ClearCase
1 1 (11.11%) MSI
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
1 3 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Retail
2 2 (22.22%) Online Betting
2 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Incident Manager
1 2 (22.22%) Major Incident Manager
2 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) IT Support
2 1 (11.11%) Designer
2 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Developer
2 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Solutions Designer
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) ADO.NET
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 1 (11.11%) DirectX
2 1 (11.11%) WCF
2 1 (11.11%) WPF
2 1 (11.11%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) IPTV
1 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
1 2 (22.22%) Over-the-Top Content
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) UNIX
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
4 1 (11.11%) Test Management
4 1 (11.11%) High Availability
4 1 (11.11%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C#
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (11.11%) MCP
2 1 (11.11%) HNC
2 1 (11.11%) MCSE
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (11.11%) MCDST
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) VMware