The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 12 11
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 9 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 20.00% 10.00% 7.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 81.82% 50.00% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 3
Median salary £22,500 £52,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-57.14% +31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £32,500 £37,600
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £54,500 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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 West Lothian region.

Operating Systems Category
West Lothian
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
11 16 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 24.44% 20.00% 32.14%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 15
Median salary £22,500 £52,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-57.14% +41.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +4.16%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

The demand trend of job ads across the West Lothian region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

Windows
Salary Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the West Lothian region.

Windows Salary Trend in West Lothian

Windows
Salary Histogram in West Lothian

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in West Lothian

Windows
Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Livingston +5 2 £28,750 -45.23% 5
Windows
Scotland

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Lothian region with a requirement for Windows.

1 6 (54.55%) MS Office
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
1 6 (54.55%) VMware
2 5 (45.45%) SLA
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Vista
2 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (45.45%) VPN
2 5 (45.45%) Firewall
2 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
3 4 (36.36%) Windows XP
3 4 (36.36%) Windows 2000 Server
4 3 (27.27%) Office 365
5 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
5 2 (18.18%) SDLC
5 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
5 2 (18.18%) Degree
5 2 (18.18%) IP Telephony
5 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
5 2 (18.18%) Apple
5 2 (18.18%) VoIP
5 2 (18.18%) Linux
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
6 1 (9.09%) OO
6 1 (9.09%) ITIL
6 1 (9.09%) C
6 1 (9.09%) C#

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) MS Office
2 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) Firewall
1 5 (45.45%) VPN
2 2 (18.18%) IP Telephony
2 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 2 (18.18%) VoIP
3 1 (9.09%) DHCP
3 1 (9.09%) DNS
3 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
3 1 (9.09%) LAN
3 1 (9.09%) RS-232
3 1 (9.09%) WAN
General
1 1 (9.09%) Electronics
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Support Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (36.36%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Field Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Service Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) Device Driver
1 1 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (9.09%) EPoS
1 1 (9.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows Vista
2 4 (36.36%) Windows 2000 Server
2 4 (36.36%) Windows XP
3 2 (18.18%) Linux
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) SDLC
1 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
2 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (9.09%) Change Management
2 1 (9.09%) Data Visualisation
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Numerical Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) OO
2 1 (9.09%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C
1 1 (9.09%) C#
1 1 (9.09%) C++
1 1 (9.09%) Delphi
1 1 (9.09%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
1 6 (54.55%) VMware
2 2 (18.18%) Apple
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