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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 4 14
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +10
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 19 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 29.63% 20.00% 8.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 72.73% 76.00% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 2
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £32,000 £36,300
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £46,700
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +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 25 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 40.74% 26.32% 37.14%
Number of salaries quoted 10 14 8
Median salary £41,250 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.94% +21.42%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
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 9 December 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 +8 7 £40,000 -15.78%
Windows
Scotland

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 11 (44.00%) Active Directory
1 11 (44.00%) VMware
2 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (36.00%) Firewall
4 8 (32.00%) Linux
5 7 (28.00%) C#
5 7 (28.00%) VPN
5 7 (28.00%) Windows XP
5 7 (28.00%) MS Exchange
5 7 (28.00%) Windows Vista
5 7 (28.00%) Windows Server
6 6 (24.00%) Software Engineering
6 6 (24.00%) C++
6 6 (24.00%) C
6 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
7 5 (20.00%) MS Office
7 5 (20.00%) SLA
7 5 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
7 5 (20.00%) Hyper-V
8 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (16.00%) Electronics
8 4 (16.00%) SQL
9 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
9 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
9 3 (12.00%) UML
9 3 (12.00%) ITIL
9 3 (12.00%) Degree
9 3 (12.00%) Office 365
9 3 (12.00%) SDLC

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 7 (28.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (8.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (12.00%) Office 365
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 9 (36.00%) Firewall
2 7 (28.00%) VPN
3 2 (8.00%) DHCP
3 2 (8.00%) DNS
4 1 (4.00%) Bluetooth
4 1 (4.00%) Ethernet
4 1 (4.00%) Internet
4 1 (4.00%) LAN
4 1 (4.00%) MQTT
4 1 (4.00%) RS-232
4 1 (4.00%) VoIP
4 1 (4.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.00%) Redis
General
1 4 (16.00%) Electronics
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Support Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support
3 5 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Cloud Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Embedded Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Software Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) Web Services
2 1 (4.00%) .NET
2 1 (4.00%) Middleware
2 1 (4.00%) Node.js
2 1 (4.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Arduino
1 1 (4.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (4.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (4.00%) Internet of Things
1 1 (4.00%) Raspberry Pi
1 1 (4.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Linux
2 7 (28.00%) Windows Server
2 7 (28.00%) Windows Vista
2 7 (28.00%) Windows XP
3 5 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (8.00%) Windows 8
7 1 (4.00%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (4.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (12.00%) ITIL
2 3 (12.00%) SDLC
2 3 (12.00%) UML
3 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (8.00%) OO
3 2 (8.00%) OOD
4 1 (4.00%) Change Management
4 1 (4.00%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (4.00%) Device Driver Development
4 1 (4.00%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (4.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 1 (4.00%) Microservices
4 1 (4.00%) Migration
4 1 (4.00%) Numerical Analysis
4 1 (4.00%) Open Source
4 1 (4.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) C#
2 6 (24.00%) C
2 6 (24.00%) C++
3 4 (16.00%) SQL
4 2 (8.00%) Delphi
4 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.00%) Embedded C
5 1 (4.00%) Java
5 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.00%) Python
5 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (44.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (4.00%) FortiGate
1 1 (4.00%) MOM
1 1 (4.00%) SCCM
1 1 (4.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) VMware
2 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.00%) Cisco
3 2 (8.00%) WatchGuard
4 1 (4.00%) HP
4 1 (4.00%) Veeam
4 1 (4.00%) Xamarin