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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 9 5
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 16 7 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 14.95% 10.77% 22.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 72.73% 31.82% 82.05%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 26
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,850 £38,000 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £40,000 £58,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
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
22 22 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 20.56% 33.85% 27.46%
Number of salaries quoted 11 17 32
Average salary £50,000 £45,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.49% +20.66%
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
Salary Histogram in Stirling

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Stirling region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Stirling

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 26 (61.90%) UNIX
2 20 (47.62%) Finance
3 18 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 15 (35.71%) SQL
5 14 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (26.19%) Java
6 11 (26.19%) VB
6 11 (26.19%) .NET
6 11 (26.19%) ITIL
6 11 (26.19%) VMware
7 10 (23.81%) VB.NET
7 10 (23.81%) VBA
7 10 (23.81%) Business Objects
7 10 (23.81%) Active Directory
7 10 (23.81%) Service Management
7 10 (23.81%) QlikView
7 10 (23.81%) BusinessObjects XI
7 10 (23.81%) Tableau
7 10 (23.81%) Relational Database
8 9 (21.43%) SQL Server
8 9 (21.43%) AIX
8 9 (21.43%) Solaris
8 9 (21.43%) MS Excel
8 9 (21.43%) DNS
8 9 (21.43%) RDBMS
9 8 (19.05%) MS Exchange
9 8 (19.05%) Lotus
9 8 (19.05%) Incident Management
10 7 (16.67%) Linux
10 7 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 8 (19.05%) MS Exchange
2 5 (11.90%) IIS
2 5 (11.90%) IBM Notes
3 4 (9.52%) Tomcat
3 4 (9.52%) SharePoint
3 4 (9.52%) WebSphere
4 3 (7.14%) Lync
4 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (7.14%) ColdFusion
4 3 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (7.14%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 9 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.43%) DNS
2 6 (14.29%) VPN
3 5 (11.90%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (11.90%) H.323
3 5 (11.90%) VoIP
3 5 (11.90%) DHCP
4 4 (9.52%) TCP/IP
5 3 (7.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.81%) QlikView
1 10 (23.81%) BusinessObjects XI
1 10 (23.81%) Relational Database
2 9 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 9 (21.43%) RDBMS
3 7 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.38%) DataStage
General
1 20 (47.62%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Banking
3 2 (4.76%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.38%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (26.19%) Developer
2 10 (23.81%) Business Developer
2 10 (23.81%) Business Objects Developer
3 7 (16.67%) Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Service Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Capacity Planner
4 4 (9.52%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) ICT Manager
4 4 (9.52%) Senior Capacity Planner
5 3 (7.14%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Governance Manager
5 3 (7.14%) Risk Manager
5 3 (7.14%) Security Manager
5 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (4.76%) Security Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Operations Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (4.76%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (26.19%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 5 (11.90%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (9.52%) PKI
5 3 (7.14%) AS400
5 3 (7.14%) Blackberry
6 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
7 1 (2.38%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 26 (61.90%) UNIX
2 9 (21.43%) AIX
2 9 (21.43%) Solaris
3 7 (16.67%) Linux
4 6 (14.29%) Mac OS X
4 6 (14.29%) Apple iOS
5 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (11.90%) Windows 7
6 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (4.76%) zOS
8 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.19%) ITIL
2 10 (23.81%) Service Management
3 8 (19.05%) Incident Management
4 7 (16.67%) Web Development
5 6 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (14.29%) ETL
6 5 (11.90%) Project Management
7 4 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (7.14%) Performance Testing
8 3 (7.14%) Security Management
8 3 (7.14%) Risk Management
8 3 (7.14%) Validation
8 3 (7.14%) Migration
8 3 (7.14%) People Management
9 2 (4.76%) Linear Regression
9 2 (4.76%) Email Management
9 2 (4.76%) Use Case
10 1 (2.38%) Kalman Filter
10 1 (2.38%) Coaching
10 1 (2.38%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (35.71%) SQL
2 11 (26.19%) Java
2 11 (26.19%) VB
3 10 (23.81%) VB.NET
3 10 (23.81%) VBA
4 3 (7.14%) PL/SQL
4 3 (7.14%) T-SQL
4 3 (7.14%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.38%) Perl
6 1 (2.38%) C#
6 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) MCSE
2 1 (2.38%) MCSA
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) COBIT
2 3 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (23.81%) Active Directory
2 7 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (11.90%) vSphere
4 3 (7.14%) RACF
5 2 (4.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) SCOM
2 2 (4.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (4.76%) SCCM
3 1 (2.38%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (2.38%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 18 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 11 (26.19%) VMware
3 10 (23.81%) Tableau
3 10 (23.81%) Business Objects
4 8 (19.05%) Lotus
5 6 (14.29%) IBM
6 5 (11.90%) Oracle
7 4 (9.52%) Citrix
8 3 (7.14%) BMC
8 3 (7.14%) Red Hat
8 3 (7.14%) Unisys
8 3 (7.14%) Cisco
9 2 (4.76%) Symantec
10 1 (2.38%) Meraki
10 1 (2.38%) IronPort