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 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 5 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Lanarkshire 18.52% 26.67% 33.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.50% 66.67% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 3
Average salary £45,000 £29,875 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.62% -20.33%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +1.40%
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
8 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Lanarkshire 29.63% 40.00% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 5
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +22.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,850 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £36,550 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 24 November 2014, 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 16 (94.12%) VMware
2 13 (76.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
3 10 (58.82%) Citrix
4 9 (52.94%) MS Excel
4 9 (52.94%) MS Exchange
4 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (47.06%) Service Delivery
6 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (41.18%) MCSE
6 7 (41.18%) MCSA
6 7 (41.18%) MCTS
6 7 (41.18%) MCITP
6 7 (41.18%) XenApp
6 7 (41.18%) vSphere
6 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (35.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (35.29%) Problem Management
8 5 (29.41%) VLAN
8 5 (29.41%) Firewall
8 5 (29.41%) Replication
8 5 (29.41%) VPN
8 5 (29.41%) SAN
9 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (23.53%) EMC
9 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (17.65%) Meru Networks
10 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
10 3 (17.65%) Veeam

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in North Lanarkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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 9 (52.94%) MS Exchange
2 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (52.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) VPN
1 5 (29.41%) SAN
1 5 (29.41%) Firewall
1 5 (29.41%) VLAN
2 3 (17.65%) DHCP
2 3 (17.65%) Wireless
2 3 (17.65%) DNS
3 1 (5.88%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Support Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) IT Support Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) IT Support
2 7 (41.18%) Consultant
2 7 (41.18%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Technical Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Support
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
1 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Service Delivery
2 6 (35.29%) Problem Management
2 6 (35.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.88%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) MCSE
1 7 (41.18%) MCSA
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (41.18%) MCTS
1 7 (41.18%) MCITP
System Software
1 13 (76.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (41.18%) XenApp
2 7 (41.18%) vSphere
3 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (17.65%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) VMware
2 10 (58.82%) Citrix
2 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
3 4 (23.53%) EMC
4 3 (17.65%) Veeam
4 3 (17.65%) Meru Networks
4 3 (17.65%) HP
4 3 (17.65%) Apple
4 3 (17.65%) Symantec
4 3 (17.65%) Juniper
5 1 (5.88%) CommVault
5 1 (5.88%) NetApp
Motherwell
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Car Allowance + Microsoft Certs
Posted: 2 days ago
Motherwell, Lanarkshire
Northgate Public Services
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Motherwell, Lanarkshire
Northgate Public Services
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago