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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 15 13 11
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 2 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 3.51% 9.52% 10.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 27.27% 22.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 7
Average salary £22,500 £26,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+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 West Lothian region.

Operating Systems Category
West Lothian
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
4 22 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 7.02% 34.92% 47.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2 14 36
Average salary £22,500 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.82% -9.33%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the West Lothian region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the West Lothian 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 8 (66.67%) Linux
2 7 (58.33%) Unix
3 6 (50.00%) ERP
3 6 (50.00%) Oracle
3 6 (50.00%) Oracle ERP
4 5 (41.67%) ITIL
4 5 (41.67%) Shell Script
5 4 (33.33%) Sun
5 4 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (33.33%) SAN
5 4 (33.33%) SQL
5 4 (33.33%) Infor SunSystems
6 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (25.00%) Solaris
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle 11i
6 3 (25.00%) Service Management
7 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
7 2 (16.67%) Asset Management
7 2 (16.67%) Data Management
7 2 (16.67%) TOGAF
7 2 (16.67%) SOA
7 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 2 (16.67%) Middleware
7 2 (16.67%) Primavera
7 2 (16.67%) Mainframe
7 2 (16.67%) Hyperion

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the West Lothian 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 2 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle ERP
2 4 (33.33%) Infor SunSystems
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (16.67%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Bugzilla
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (8.33%) ReSharper
1 1 (8.33%) Selenium
1 1 (8.33%) Subversion
1 1 (8.33%) Trac
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Environment Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Lead Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Leader
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Support
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Field Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Technical Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Release Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Server Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Server Support
4 1 (8.33%) Server Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Middleware
1 2 (16.67%) WebCenter
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Mainframe
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) EPoS
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Linux
2 7 (58.33%) Unix
3 3 (25.00%) Solaris
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Vista
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) ERP
2 5 (41.67%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) Service Management
4 2 (16.67%) Asset Management
4 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (16.67%) Data Management
4 2 (16.67%) Network Management
4 2 (16.67%) Patch Management
4 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 2 (16.67%) SOA
4 2 (16.67%) TOGAF
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (8.33%) Cross-Browser Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Scrum
5 1 (8.33%) SDLC
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) Test Management
5 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
5 1 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Shell Script
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (33.33%) Sun
3 2 (16.67%) Hyperion
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) CA
4 1 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) VMware