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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 13 17 13
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 16 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 13.22% 5.26% 11.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.06% 26.09% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 4
Average salary £41,500 £50,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £26,000 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £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
34 23 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 28.10% 20.18% 34.88%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 6
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £26,000 £36,750
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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
Salary Histogram in Stirling

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Stirling region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Stirling

Windows
Job Locations in Stirling

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Stirling region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stirlingshire - 2 £24,500 -
Windows
Scotland

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 18 (58.06%) UNIX
1 18 (58.06%) Finance
2 15 (48.39%) SQL
2 15 (48.39%) Java
3 14 (45.16%) Relational Database
4 12 (38.71%) Active Directory
5 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
6 9 (29.03%) Linux
6 9 (29.03%) VB
6 9 (29.03%) VB.NET
6 9 (29.03%) VBA
6 9 (29.03%) .NET
6 9 (29.03%) Business Objects
6 9 (29.03%) Lotus
6 9 (29.03%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (29.03%) QlikView
6 9 (29.03%) BusinessObjects XI
6 9 (29.03%) Tableau
7 8 (25.81%) Banking
7 8 (25.81%) ITIL
7 8 (25.81%) Oracle
7 8 (25.81%) RDBMS
8 7 (22.58%) SharePoint
8 7 (22.58%) MS Office
8 7 (22.58%) WebSphere
9 6 (19.35%) Document Management
9 6 (19.35%) InterSystems Cache
9 6 (19.35%) Apple iOS
9 6 (19.35%) SPNEGO
9 6 (19.35%) SCOM

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 7 (22.58%) SharePoint
1 7 (22.58%) WebSphere
2 6 (19.35%) WebSphere Application Server
2 6 (19.35%) IBM Notes
2 6 (19.35%) FileNet
3 5 (16.13%) MS Exchange
4 4 (12.90%) Lync
5 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (9.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (9.68%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (22.58%) MS Office
2 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
1 5 (16.13%) DNS
2 1 (3.23%) LAN
2 1 (3.23%) WAN
2 1 (3.23%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (45.16%) Relational Database
2 9 (29.03%) QlikView
2 9 (29.03%) BusinessObjects XI
3 8 (25.81%) RDBMS
4 6 (19.35%) InterSystems Cache
5 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
6 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.23%) DataStage
6 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 18 (58.06%) Finance
2 8 (25.81%) Banking
3 4 (12.90%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.23%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Business Developer
1 9 (29.03%) Developer
1 9 (29.03%) Business Objects Developer
2 8 (25.81%) Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Development Manager
3 6 (19.35%) Security Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (6.45%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Support Specialist
6 1 (3.23%) Applications Support
6 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.23%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.23%) Messaging Specialist
6 1 (3.23%) Service Desk Team Leader
6 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) IT Support
6 1 (3.23%) Cyber Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (29.03%) .NET
2 6 (19.35%) JSP
2 6 (19.35%) Web Services
2 6 (19.35%) SPNEGO
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.90%) Blackberry
2 4 (12.90%) PKI
3 2 (6.45%) iPhone
4 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 18 (58.06%) UNIX
2 9 (29.03%) Linux
3 6 (19.35%) AIX
3 6 (19.35%) Solaris
3 6 (19.35%) Mac OS X
3 6 (19.35%) Apple iOS
4 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) ITIL
2 6 (19.35%) RAD
2 6 (19.35%) Workflow
2 6 (19.35%) Project Management
2 6 (19.35%) Service Management
2 6 (19.35%) Document Management
2 6 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (19.35%) Software Delivery
3 4 (12.90%) Use Case
4 3 (9.68%) Migration
5 2 (6.45%) Time Management
6 1 (3.23%) Reverse Engineering
6 1 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.23%) ITIL V3
6 1 (3.23%) Cyber Security
6 1 (3.23%) Coaching
6 1 (3.23%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.23%) Web Development
6 1 (3.23%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.23%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 15 (48.39%) SQL
1 15 (48.39%) Java
2 9 (29.03%) VB
2 9 (29.03%) VB.NET
2 9 (29.03%) VBA
3 6 (19.35%) PL/SQL
4 3 (9.68%) Shell Script
4 3 (9.68%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) HND
3 1 (3.23%) CCNA
3 1 (3.23%) CISSP
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.23%) GCIH
3 1 (3.23%) CEH
System Software
1 12 (38.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) SCOM
2 3 (9.68%) ITRS Geneos
2 3 (9.68%) AirWatch
2 3 (9.68%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (3.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
2 9 (29.03%) Lotus
2 9 (29.03%) Business Objects
2 9 (29.03%) Tableau
3 8 (25.81%) Oracle
4 2 (6.45%) IronPort
4 2 (6.45%) Cisco
5 1 (3.23%) Symantec
5 1 (3.23%) VMware