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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 11 14 10
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 3 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 8.33% 3.85% 9.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.75% 22.22% 57.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 5
Average salary £41,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.63% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,300 £47,500 £31,100
10% offered a salary of more than £46,700 £47,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,600 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -1.11%
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
16 9 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 44.44% 17.31% 16.87%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 9
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
Livingston +2 1 £35,000 -26.31% 3
Windows
Scotland

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 6 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) C#
2 5 (41.67%) .NET
2 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) VMware
4 3 (25.00%) UML
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (25.00%) HTML
4 3 (25.00%) WinForms
4 3 (25.00%) CSS
4 3 (25.00%) C++
4 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (25.00%) SAN
4 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
5 2 (16.67%) vSphere
5 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
5 2 (16.67%) Marketing
5 2 (16.67%) DHCP
5 2 (16.67%) DNS
5 2 (16.67%) Degree
5 2 (16.67%) SQL
5 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
5 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 2 (16.67%) Windows 7

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 1 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) SAN
2 2 (16.67%) DHCP
2 2 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (8.33%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) WAN
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall
3 1 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (8.33%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Junior
4 2 (16.67%) Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Applications Support
5 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Junior Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Project Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Junior Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Junior Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) VMware Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Environment Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) .NET
2 3 (25.00%) CSS
2 3 (25.00%) WinForms
2 3 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (8.33%) XML
4 1 (8.33%) WCF
4 1 (8.33%) WPF
4 1 (8.33%) LINQ
4 1 (8.33%) jQuery
4 1 (8.33%) REST
4 1 (8.33%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 1 (8.33%) Task Parallel Library
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (8.33%) PLINQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
2 1 (8.33%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (16.67%) UNIX
3 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (8.33%) VxWorks
4 1 (8.33%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X
4 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) UML
1 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (16.67%) MVC
2 2 (16.67%) OO
2 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Use Case
3 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (8.33%) ERP
3 1 (8.33%) Service Management
3 1 (8.33%) Process Management
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (8.33%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) C#
2 3 (25.00%) C++
2 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (8.33%) C
4 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (8.33%) PHP
4 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) MCSE
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (16.67%) vSphere
4 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (8.33%) Firmware
4 1 (8.33%) Terminal Services
4 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
4 1 (8.33%) Xen
4 1 (8.33%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) NetBackup
1 1 (8.33%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (8.33%) Twitter
4 1 (8.33%) Xamarin
4 1 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix
4 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (8.33%) Symantec
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