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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 10 7
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 5 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 12.96% 10.20% 16.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.82% 50.00% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 12
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £40,000 £35,250
10% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £40,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
22 10 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 40.74% 20.41% 48.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 35
Average salary £33,250 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.63% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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
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 30 September 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 30 September 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 +4 4 £35,000 - 1
Linlithgow - 1 - -
Windows
Scotland

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 5 (45.45%) Linux
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) C#
2 4 (36.36%) .NET
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) C++
4 2 (18.18%) HTML
4 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) CSS
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) UNIX
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
4 2 (18.18%) UML
4 2 (18.18%) OO
4 2 (18.18%) MCSE
4 2 (18.18%) SAN
4 2 (18.18%) WinForms
4 2 (18.18%) VMware
4 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 2 (18.18%) Marketing
4 2 (18.18%) Degree
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (9.09%) IIS
1 1 (9.09%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (18.18%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
1 4 (36.36%) Software Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Junior
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Support
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Junior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Project Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Junior Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Junior Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Environment Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) HTML
2 2 (18.18%) CSS
2 2 (18.18%) WinForms
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (9.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (9.09%) REST
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) User Experience
2 1 (9.09%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (18.18%) UNIX
3 1 (9.09%) VxWorks
3 1 (9.09%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL
1 2 (18.18%) UML
1 2 (18.18%) OO
1 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
2 1 (9.09%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
2 1 (9.09%) Use Case
2 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
2 1 (9.09%) ERP
2 1 (9.09%) Service Management
2 1 (9.09%) Change Management
2 1 (9.09%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) C#
2 3 (27.27%) C++
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
4 1 (9.09%) C
4 1 (9.09%) PHP
4 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) MCSE
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certified Architect
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (9.09%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 1 (9.09%) vSphere
3 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (9.09%) Terminal Services
3 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
3 1 (9.09%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) Twitter
3 1 (9.09%) Xamarin
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) Symantec
Livingston, West Lothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago