The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stirling region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 20 21 9
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -12
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 7.37% 3.28% 9.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.33% 22.22% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 2
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +37.93%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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 Stirling region.

Operating Systems Category
Stirling
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
21 18 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 22.11% 14.75% 15.15%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 3
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £40,400 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £41,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

Windows
Salary Trend in Stirling

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

Windows Salary Trend in Stirling

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Stirling 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 (64.00%) Finance
2 14 (56.00%) UNIX
3 11 (44.00%) SQL
3 11 (44.00%) Java
3 11 (44.00%) Relational Database
4 10 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 9 (36.00%) Linux
6 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
6 8 (32.00%) Oracle
6 8 (32.00%) ITIL
6 8 (32.00%) Banking
7 7 (28.00%) Lotus
7 7 (28.00%) MS Office
8 6 (24.00%) JSP
8 6 (24.00%) Web Services
8 6 (24.00%) WebSphere Application Server
8 6 (24.00%) AIX
8 6 (24.00%) Solaris
8 6 (24.00%) SharePoint
8 6 (24.00%) IBM Notes
8 6 (24.00%) RAD
8 6 (24.00%) Mac OS X
8 6 (24.00%) Project Management
8 6 (24.00%) Service Management
8 6 (24.00%) FileNet
8 6 (24.00%) Workflow
8 6 (24.00%) Document Management
8 6 (24.00%) InterSystems Cache
8 6 (24.00%) WebSphere
8 6 (24.00%) SPNEGO

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Stirling 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 6 (24.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 6 (24.00%) IBM Notes
1 6 (24.00%) SharePoint
1 6 (24.00%) FileNet
1 6 (24.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (8.00%) Lync
4 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (4.00%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 7 (28.00%) MS Office
2 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 5 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (4.00%) LAN
2 1 (4.00%) WAN
2 1 (4.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (44.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (24.00%) InterSystems Cache
3 5 (20.00%) QlikView
3 5 (20.00%) BusinessObjects XI
3 5 (20.00%) RDBMS
4 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (4.00%) DataStage
General
1 16 (64.00%) Finance
2 8 (32.00%) Banking
3 4 (16.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) Development Manager
2 6 (24.00%) Security Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Business Objects Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Business Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Support Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) Applications Support
5 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.00%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.00%) Messaging Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
5 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) IT Support
5 1 (4.00%) Cyber Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) JSP
1 6 (24.00%) Web Services
1 6 (24.00%) SPNEGO
2 5 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.00%) PKI
3 2 (8.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (4.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 14 (56.00%) UNIX
2 9 (36.00%) Linux
3 6 (24.00%) AIX
3 6 (24.00%) Solaris
3 6 (24.00%) Mac OS X
3 6 (24.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) ITIL
2 6 (24.00%) RAD
2 6 (24.00%) Project Management
2 6 (24.00%) Service Management
2 6 (24.00%) Workflow
2 6 (24.00%) Document Management
2 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (24.00%) Software Delivery
3 5 (20.00%) SDLC
4 4 (16.00%) Use Case
5 2 (8.00%) Time Management
6 1 (4.00%) Reverse Engineering
6 1 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (4.00%) ITIL V3
6 1 (4.00%) Cyber Security
6 1 (4.00%) Coaching
6 1 (4.00%) Malware Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.00%) Problem Management
6 1 (4.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) SQL
1 11 (44.00%) Java
2 6 (24.00%) PL/SQL
3 5 (20.00%) VB
3 5 (20.00%) VB.NET
3 5 (20.00%) VBA
4 3 (12.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) HND
3 1 (4.00%) CCNA
3 1 (4.00%) CISSP
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.00%) GCIH
3 1 (4.00%) CEH
System Software
1 10 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) SCOM
2 3 (12.00%) ITRS Geneos
2 3 (12.00%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (4.00%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (32.00%) Oracle
2 7 (28.00%) Lotus
3 5 (20.00%) Business Objects
3 5 (20.00%) Tableau
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco
4 1 (4.00%) VMware
4 1 (4.00%) IronPort