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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 2 8
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 1 13 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Lanarkshire 5.56% 61.90% 21.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.00% 81.25% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 3
Average salary - £34,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.16%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Windows
Scotland

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

Operating Systems Category
North Lanarkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
5 16 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Lanarkshire 27.78% 76.19% 21.74%
Number of salaries quoted 0 11 3
Average salary - £31,750 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.45%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in North Lanarkshire

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in North Lanarkshire

Windows
Salary Trend in North Lanarkshire

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

Windows Salary Trend in North Lanarkshire

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Lanarkshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the North Lanarkshire 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%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) vSphere
3 2 (33.33%) EMC
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (33.33%) CommVault
3 2 (33.33%) NetApp
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) VPN
3 2 (33.33%) XenApp
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) Replication
3 2 (33.33%) VLAN
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) MCITP
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) UNIX
4 1 (16.67%) RAD
4 1 (16.67%) MCSE

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in North Lanarkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the North Lanarkshire 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 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (33.33%) VPN
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
1 2 (33.33%) VLAN
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Wintel Support
2 1 (16.67%) Lead Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Test Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Wintel Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Wintel Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) RAD
1 1 (16.67%) TDD
1 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) MCITP
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) MCSE
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) XenApp
2 2 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) EMC
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) CommVault
2 2 (33.33%) NetApp
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle