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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 2 10
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +8
Permanent jobs citing Windows 19 18 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 16.24% 25.00% 15.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.29% 62.07% 56.52%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 10
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +175.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,900 £26,000 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-1.36% +1.38%
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
31 29 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 26.50% 40.28% 27.38%
Number of salaries quoted 10 16 12
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +69.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,100 £37,500 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 5 March 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 5 March 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 5 March 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 22 (56.41%) UNIX
2 21 (53.85%) Finance
3 17 (43.59%) SQL
4 16 (41.03%) Java
4 16 (41.03%) Microsoft
4 16 (41.03%) Relational Database
5 14 (35.90%) VB
5 14 (35.90%) .NET
6 13 (33.33%) Business Objects
6 13 (33.33%) VB.NET
6 13 (33.33%) VBA
6 13 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 13 (33.33%) Tableau
6 13 (33.33%) QlikView
6 13 (33.33%) BusinessObjects XI
7 12 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (30.77%) RDBMS
8 10 (25.64%) MS Exchange
9 9 (23.08%) DNS
10 8 (20.51%) Lotus
11 7 (17.95%) Project Management
11 7 (17.95%) ITIL
11 7 (17.95%) Linux
12 6 (15.38%) AIX
12 6 (15.38%) Solaris
12 6 (15.38%) MS Excel
12 6 (15.38%) SharePoint
12 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
12 6 (15.38%) Service Management
12 6 (15.38%) Mac OS X

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 10 (25.64%) MS Exchange
2 6 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 6 (15.38%) WebSphere
3 5 (12.82%) Lync
4 4 (10.26%) IBM Notes
4 4 (10.26%) Lotus Domino
4 4 (10.26%) IIS
4 4 (10.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (7.69%) FileNet
5 3 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (7.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 5 (12.82%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.08%) DNS
2 5 (12.82%) TCP/IP
2 5 (12.82%) VPN
3 4 (10.26%) VoIP
3 4 (10.26%) DHCP
3 4 (10.26%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (10.26%) H.323
4 1 (2.56%) WAN
4 1 (2.56%) SMTP
4 1 (2.56%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (41.03%) Relational Database
2 13 (33.33%) QlikView
2 13 (33.33%) BusinessObjects XI
3 12 (30.77%) RDBMS
4 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
5 3 (7.69%) InterSystems Cache
5 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.56%) DataStage
General
1 21 (53.85%) Finance
2 6 (15.38%) Banking
3 4 (10.26%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (35.90%) Developer
2 13 (33.33%) Business Developer
2 13 (33.33%) Business Objects Developer
3 9 (23.08%) Analyst
4 6 (15.38%) Security Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) ICT Manager
5 4 (10.26%) Technical Specialist
6 3 (7.69%) Development Manager
6 3 (7.69%) Support Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) IT Support
8 1 (2.56%) Service Desk Team Leader
8 1 (2.56%) Messaging Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (2.56%) Messaging Specialist
8 1 (2.56%) Security Architect
8 1 (2.56%) Security Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Technical Support Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) .NET Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.90%) .NET
2 3 (7.69%) SPNEGO
2 3 (7.69%) JSP
2 3 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.82%) PKI
2 5 (12.82%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (12.82%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.13%) iPhone
3 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 22 (56.41%) UNIX
2 7 (17.95%) Linux
3 6 (15.38%) AIX
3 6 (15.38%) Solaris
3 6 (15.38%) Mac OS X
3 6 (15.38%) Apple iOS
4 5 (12.82%) Windows 7
5 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.95%) Project Management
1 7 (17.95%) ITIL
2 6 (15.38%) Service Management
3 5 (12.82%) ETL
4 4 (10.26%) Migration
4 4 (10.26%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (10.26%) Use Case
5 3 (7.69%) Document Management
5 3 (7.69%) Web Development
5 3 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (7.69%) Workflow
5 3 (7.69%) RAD
6 2 (5.13%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.56%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.56%) Coaching
7 1 (2.56%) Cyber Security
7 1 (2.56%) Time Management
7 1 (2.56%) Performance Management
7 1 (2.56%) Reverse Engineering
7 1 (2.56%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 17 (43.59%) SQL
2 16 (41.03%) Java
3 14 (35.90%) VB
4 13 (33.33%) VB.NET
4 13 (33.33%) VBA
5 4 (10.26%) PowerShell
6 3 (7.69%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.56%) C#
7 1 (2.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) Degree
2 2 (5.13%) HND
2 2 (5.13%) VCP4
3 1 (2.56%) CEH
3 1 (2.56%) GCIH
3 1 (2.56%) CCNA
3 1 (2.56%) CISSP
3 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) COBIT
System Software
1 13 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (10.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) SCOM
2 2 (5.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (2.56%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (2.56%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 16 (41.03%) Microsoft
2 13 (33.33%) Business Objects
2 13 (33.33%) Tableau
3 8 (20.51%) Lotus
4 5 (12.82%) VMware
4 5 (12.82%) Oracle
5 2 (5.13%) Cisco
5 2 (5.13%) Symantec
5 2 (5.13%) IronPort