The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scottish Borders region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 1 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Scotland / Scottish Borders
Rank 3 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 3 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Scottish Borders 33.33% 25.00% 23.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 3
Median salary £28,500 £24,000 £20,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +17.07%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.63%

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

Operating Systems Category
Scottish Borders
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
3 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Scottish Borders 33.33% 25.00% 46.15%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 6
Median salary £34,000 £24,000 £21,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% +11.62%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in the Scottish Borders

The demand trend of job ads across the Scottish Borders region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in the Scottish Borders

Windows
Salary Trend in the Scottish Borders

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

Windows Salary Trend in the Scottish Borders

Windows
Job Locations in the Scottish Borders

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Scottish Borders region over the 3 months to 1 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Selkirk +1 1 £34,000 +41.66%
Windows
Scotland

Windows
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the Scottish Borders

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scottish Borders region with a requirement for Windows.

1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) SLA
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) Server Building

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in the Scottish Borders by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Applications Support
1 2 (50.00%) Applications Support Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Support Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Junior
2 1 (25.00%) Junior Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Junior Applications Support
2 1 (25.00%) Junior Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Applications Support
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (25.00%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) VMware