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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 9 20
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +11
Permanent jobs citing Windows 9 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 12.86% 9.43% 9.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 64.29% 31.25% 26.92%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 3
Average salary £42,000 £38,500 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +30.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £35,600 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £47,000 £31,900
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
14 16 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 20.00% 30.19% 33.77%
Number of salaries quoted 7 12 11
Average salary £52,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.89% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £36,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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 -3 5 £42,000 -1.17%
Linlithgow +5 1 - - 1
Windows
Scotland

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 (40.00%) ITIL
2 5 (33.33%) UNIX
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
3 4 (26.67%) Banking
3 4 (26.67%) Incident Management
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (26.67%) Relational Database
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (20.00%) WPF
4 3 (20.00%) Finance
4 3 (20.00%) .NET
4 3 (20.00%) Linux
4 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (20.00%) SAN
5 2 (13.33%) VPN
5 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
5 2 (13.33%) LDAP
5 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
5 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
5 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
5 2 (13.33%) UML
5 2 (13.33%) OO
5 2 (13.33%) C#
5 2 (13.33%) C++
5 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
5 2 (13.33%) WinForms
5 2 (13.33%) Retail

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
1 1 (6.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) SAN
2 2 (13.33%) VPN
2 2 (13.33%) LDAP
3 1 (6.67%) LAN
3 1 (6.67%) WAN
3 1 (6.67%) DHCP
3 1 (6.67%) DNS
3 1 (6.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (26.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MSI
1 1 (6.67%) Subversion
1 1 (6.67%) ReSharper
1 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.67%) Trac
General
1 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
1 4 (26.67%) Banking
2 3 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (13.33%) Retail
3 2 (13.33%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Developer
1 3 (20.00%) Analyst
1 3 (20.00%) Support Analyst
1 3 (20.00%) Software Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Release Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Incident Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Solutions Designer
2 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Major Incident Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Designer
2 2 (13.33%) Build and Release Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) IT Support
3 1 (6.67%) Applications Support
3 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (6.67%) Service Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) .NET
1 3 (20.00%) WPF
2 2 (13.33%) WinForms
3 1 (6.67%) WCF
3 1 (6.67%) LINQ
3 1 (6.67%) ADO.NET
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.67%) DirectX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
2 2 (13.33%) Over-the-Top Content
2 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) UNIX
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (6.67%) VMS
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.67%) Solaris
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Incident Management
3 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (13.33%) UML
3 2 (13.33%) OO
3 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.67%) Data Centre Operations
4 1 (6.67%) High Availability
4 1 (6.67%) Change Control
4 1 (6.67%) Service Management
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) C#
1 2 (13.33%) C++
1 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (6.67%) Perl
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (6.67%) MCP
2 1 (6.67%) HNC
2 1 (6.67%) MCSE
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.67%) MCDST
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO 9001
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) Xen
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) VMware
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
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