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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 15 14 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Permanent jobs citing Windows 11 18 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 10.78% 11.32% 22.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 55.00% 72.00% 58.33%
Number of salaries quoted 5 15 1
Average salary £28,000 £47,500 £18,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.05% +156.75%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
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
20 25 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 19.61% 15.72% 38.71%
Number of salaries quoted 13 16 4
Average salary £28,000 £67,000 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-58.20% +64.41%
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 27 August 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Stirling

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 11 (61.11%) MS Office
1 11 (61.11%) Finance
2 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 8 (44.44%) Windows 8
4 7 (38.89%) Citrix
4 7 (38.89%) ITIL
4 7 (38.89%) VMware
4 7 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (33.33%) Android
5 6 (33.33%) Banking
5 6 (33.33%) Oracle
6 5 (27.78%) ITSM
6 5 (27.78%) Mobile Computing
7 4 (22.22%) vSphere
7 4 (22.22%) SPNEGO
7 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
7 4 (22.22%) Software Delivery
7 4 (22.22%) AppSense
7 4 (22.22%) FileNet
7 4 (22.22%) Workflow
7 4 (22.22%) Document Management
7 4 (22.22%) InterSystems Cache
7 4 (22.22%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (22.22%) XenApp
7 4 (22.22%) XenDesktop
7 4 (22.22%) WebSphere
7 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (22.22%) JSP
7 4 (22.22%) Web Services
7 4 (22.22%) Java

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 4 (22.22%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (22.22%) IBM Notes
1 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
1 4 (22.22%) FileNet
1 4 (22.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (61.11%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) InterSystems Cache
1 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.56%) DataStage
General
1 11 (61.11%) Finance
2 6 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Desktop Support
2 4 (22.22%) Development Manager
3 3 (16.67%) Support Technician
3 3 (16.67%) Desktop Support Technician
3 3 (16.67%) Desktop Technician
4 2 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.56%) Security Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Support Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) JSP
1 4 (22.22%) Web Services
1 4 (22.22%) SPNEGO
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Mobile Computing
2 4 (22.22%) Blackberry
3 3 (16.67%) Thin Client
3 3 (16.67%) Fat Client
4 2 (11.11%) Smartphone
5 1 (5.56%) PKI
5 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Windows 8
2 6 (33.33%) Android
3 4 (22.22%) UNIX
3 4 (22.22%) Linux
4 3 (16.67%) Apple iOS
5 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X
6 1 (5.56%) AIX
6 1 (5.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) ITIL
2 5 (27.78%) ITSM
3 4 (22.22%) Software Delivery
3 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (22.22%) RAD
3 4 (22.22%) Project Management
3 4 (22.22%) Workflow
3 4 (22.22%) Document Management
4 2 (11.11%) Service Management
4 2 (11.11%) Time Management
5 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.56%) ITIL V3
5 1 (5.56%) Cyber Security
5 1 (5.56%) Coaching
5 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) Java
1 4 (22.22%) PL/SQL
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (22.22%) XenApp
2 4 (22.22%) XenDesktop
2 4 (22.22%) vSphere
3 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) BMC PATROL
1 3 (16.67%) SCOM
1 3 (16.67%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 7 (38.89%) VMware
2 7 (38.89%) Citrix
3 6 (33.33%) Oracle
4 4 (22.22%) Lotus
4 4 (22.22%) Apple
4 4 (22.22%) AppSense
4 4 (22.22%) HP
4 4 (22.22%) Dell
5 1 (5.56%) Wyse