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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 2 12
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +10
Permanent jobs citing Windows 17 16 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 14.66% 24.62% 14.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 70.83% 64.00% 69.57%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 11
Average salary £51,250 £52,500 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.38% +162.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £37,500 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £55,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £36,000
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
24 25 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 20.69% 38.46% 20.18%
Number of salaries quoted 9 16 14
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +53.84%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 30 January 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 30 (69.77%) UNIX
2 22 (51.16%) Finance
3 21 (48.84%) Microsoft
4 15 (34.88%) SQL
5 14 (32.56%) VB
5 14 (32.56%) .NET
5 14 (32.56%) Active Directory
6 13 (30.23%) VB.NET
6 13 (30.23%) VBA
6 13 (30.23%) Java
6 13 (30.23%) Business Objects
6 13 (30.23%) QlikView
6 13 (30.23%) BusinessObjects XI
6 13 (30.23%) Tableau
6 13 (30.23%) Relational Database
7 12 (27.91%) RDBMS
8 11 (25.58%) DNS
8 11 (25.58%) AIX
8 11 (25.58%) Solaris
8 11 (25.58%) Linux
8 11 (25.58%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (23.26%) Apple iOS
9 10 (23.26%) Mac OS X
10 9 (20.93%) MS Exchange
11 8 (18.60%) VMware
12 7 (16.28%) Service Management
12 7 (16.28%) TCP/IP
12 7 (16.28%) ITIL
12 7 (16.28%) MS Excel
12 7 (16.28%) SQL Server

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 9 (20.93%) MS Exchange
2 5 (11.63%) Lync
3 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (9.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (9.30%) SharePoint
3 4 (9.30%) Tomcat
3 4 (9.30%) IIS
3 4 (9.30%) Lotus Domino
3 4 (9.30%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.33%) ColdFusion
4 1 (2.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 7 (16.28%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (25.58%) DNS
2 7 (16.28%) TCP/IP
3 5 (11.63%) VPN
4 4 (9.30%) H.323
4 4 (9.30%) DHCP
4 4 (9.30%) VoIP
4 4 (9.30%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (6.98%) Firewall
6 1 (2.33%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.23%) QlikView
1 13 (30.23%) BusinessObjects XI
1 13 (30.23%) Relational Database
2 12 (27.91%) RDBMS
3 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
4 5 (11.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (9.30%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.33%) DataStage
General
1 22 (51.16%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Financial Institution
2 4 (9.30%) Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (32.56%) Developer
2 13 (30.23%) Business Developer
2 13 (30.23%) Business Objects Developer
3 7 (16.28%) Analyst
4 6 (13.95%) Security Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Technical Specialist
5 4 (9.30%) ICT Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Security Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Risk Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Governance Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Operations Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Security Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) IT Support
7 2 (4.65%) Security Operations Manager
8 1 (2.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) Senior Capacity Planner
8 1 (2.33%) Messaging Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (32.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.58%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.95%) PKI
3 5 (11.63%) Management Information System
3 5 (11.63%) Blackberry
4 4 (9.30%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (6.98%) AS400
6 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
6 2 (4.65%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 30 (69.77%) UNIX
2 11 (25.58%) AIX
2 11 (25.58%) Solaris
2 11 (25.58%) Linux
3 10 (23.26%) Apple iOS
3 10 (23.26%) Mac OS X
4 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (9.30%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.28%) Service Management
1 7 (16.28%) ITIL
2 6 (13.95%) ETL
3 5 (11.63%) Incident Management
3 5 (11.63%) Web Development
4 4 (9.30%) Project Management
4 4 (9.30%) Migration
4 4 (9.30%) Use Case
4 4 (9.30%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (6.98%) Risk Management
5 3 (6.98%) Validation
5 3 (6.98%) Security Management
5 3 (6.98%) People Management
6 2 (4.65%) Email Management
6 2 (4.65%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.33%) Reverse Engineering
7 1 (2.33%) Time Management
7 1 (2.33%) Performance Management
7 1 (2.33%) Performance Testing
7 1 (2.33%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (34.88%) SQL
2 14 (32.56%) VB
3 13 (30.23%) VB.NET
3 13 (30.23%) VBA
3 13 (30.23%) Java
4 4 (9.30%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.33%) C#
5 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.33%) Perl
5 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) GCIH
2 1 (2.33%) CEH
2 1 (2.33%) CISSP
2 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.33%) CCNA
2 1 (2.33%) MCSE
2 1 (2.33%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) COBIT
2 3 (6.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (32.56%) Active Directory
2 6 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (9.30%) vSphere
4 3 (6.98%) RACF
5 2 (4.65%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (11.63%) SCOM
2 2 (4.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (4.65%) SCCM
3 1 (2.33%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (2.33%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 21 (48.84%) Microsoft
2 13 (30.23%) Business Objects
2 13 (30.23%) Tableau
3 8 (18.60%) VMware
4 5 (11.63%) Lotus
5 4 (9.30%) Cisco
5 4 (9.30%) IBM
6 3 (6.98%) Unisys
6 3 (6.98%) Oracle
7 2 (4.65%) Symantec
7 2 (4.65%) Citrix
7 2 (4.65%) IronPort
8 1 (2.33%) BMC
8 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.33%) Meraki