The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the West Lothian region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 13 4
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Permanent jobs citing Windows 11 27 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 13.25% 18.37% 15.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.21% 34.62% 64.29%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 18
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £33,000 £20,700
10% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £49,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Operating Systems Category
West Lothian
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
39 78 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 46.99% 53.06% 24.35%
Number of salaries quoted 31 24 24
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £32,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows
Scotland

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Livingston +3 8 £37,500 +7.14%
Windows
Scotland

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (46.15%) Linux
1 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
4 3 (23.08%) C++
4 3 (23.08%) Symantec
4 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
4 3 (23.08%) C
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (15.38%) SystemC
5 2 (15.38%) Android
5 2 (15.38%) NAS
5 2 (15.38%) GIS
5 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
5 2 (15.38%) Network Security
5 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
5 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
5 2 (15.38%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (15.38%) SAN
5 2 (15.38%) Assembly Language
5 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
5 2 (15.38%) MS Office
6 1 (7.69%) CSS
6 1 (7.69%) UNIX
6 1 (7.69%) Informix
6 1 (7.69%) MCSE

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) Lync
2 1 (7.69%) Gentran
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) SAN
1 2 (15.38%) Network Security
1 2 (15.38%) NAS
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) DHCP
2 1 (7.69%) VPN
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Informix
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) ClearCase
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Systems Administrator
1 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
1 3 (23.08%) Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) Software Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) IT Support Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) IT Support
3 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
3 1 (7.69%) IT Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) CSS
1 1 (7.69%) jQuery
1 1 (7.69%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) GIS
1 2 (15.38%) SystemC
2 1 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.69%) Device Driver
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Linux
2 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (15.38%) Android
6 1 (7.69%) UNIX
6 1 (7.69%) CentOS
6 1 (7.69%) Debian
6 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
2 1 (7.69%) Supplier Management
2 1 (7.69%) Android Development
2 1 (7.69%) iOS Development
2 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
2 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
2 1 (7.69%) Project Management
2 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (7.69%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) C++
1 3 (23.08%) C
2 2 (15.38%) Assembly Language
3 1 (7.69%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) Perl
3 1 (7.69%) VBScript
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded C
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) MCSE
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.69%) MCITP
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certified Architect
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Symantec
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco
3 1 (7.69%) Kofax
3 1 (7.69%) VMware
West Lothian
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago