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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Scotland / West Lothian
Rank 5 8 17
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +9
Permanent jobs citing Windows 6 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 18.75% 14.47% 4.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 85.71% 91.67% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 1
Median salary £46,250 £42,500 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.82% -11.45%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.63%

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
7 12 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 21.88% 15.79% 39.13%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 9
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £28,350 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £36,250 £68,500
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 24 January 2017. 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 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 +11 6 £46,250 +85.00% 3
Windows
Scotland

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 9 (40.91%) Linux
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
1 9 (40.91%) Active Directory
2 8 (36.36%) C
2 8 (36.36%) C#
3 7 (31.82%) C++
3 7 (31.82%) VMware
3 7 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (27.27%) Firewall
4 6 (27.27%) Software Engineering
4 6 (27.27%) UML
5 5 (22.73%) Windows XP
5 5 (22.73%) Electronics
5 5 (22.73%) Windows Vista
5 5 (22.73%) Windows Server
6 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
6 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
6 4 (18.18%) VPN
6 4 (18.18%) SQL
6 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
7 3 (13.64%) OO
7 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
7 3 (13.64%) MS Office
7 3 (13.64%) SLA
7 3 (13.64%) OOD
7 3 (13.64%) Firmware
7 3 (13.64%) Finance
7 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (13.64%) Windows 2000 Server

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 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 3 (13.64%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (9.09%) Office 365
3 1 (4.55%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) Firewall
2 4 (18.18%) VPN
3 1 (4.55%) Bluetooth
3 1 (4.55%) DHCP
3 1 (4.55%) DNS
3 1 (4.55%) Internet
3 1 (4.55%) MQTT
3 1 (4.55%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.55%) Redis
General
1 5 (22.73%) Electronics
2 3 (13.64%) Finance
3 2 (9.09%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Support
1 5 (22.73%) Software Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (18.18%) Cloud Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Embedded Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) C Software Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Embedded C Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Firmware Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Web Services
2 1 (4.55%) .NET
2 1 (4.55%) Middleware
2 1 (4.55%) Node.js
2 1 (4.55%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Arduino
1 1 (4.55%) Internet of Things
1 1 (4.55%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Linux
2 5 (22.73%) Windows Server
2 5 (22.73%) Windows Vista
2 5 (22.73%) Windows XP
3 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (13.64%) Windows 2000 Server
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
5 2 (9.09%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Software Engineering
1 6 (27.27%) UML
2 3 (13.64%) OO
2 3 (13.64%) OOD
3 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
3 2 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (4.55%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (4.55%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 1 (4.55%) Microservices
4 1 (4.55%) Migration
4 1 (4.55%) Open Source
4 1 (4.55%) SDLC
4 1 (4.55%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) C
1 8 (36.36%) C#
2 7 (31.82%) C++
3 4 (18.18%) SQL
4 2 (9.09%) Delphi
4 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.55%) Assembly Language
5 1 (4.55%) Embedded C
5 1 (4.55%) Java
5 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.55%) Python
5 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (40.91%) Active Directory
2 7 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
4 3 (13.64%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Backup Exec
1 1 (4.55%) FortiGate
1 1 (4.55%) MOM
1 1 (4.55%) SCCM
1 1 (4.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 7 (31.82%) VMware
3 2 (9.09%) Cisco
3 2 (9.09%) WatchGuard
4 1 (4.55%) HP
4 1 (4.55%) Veeam
4 1 (4.55%) Xamarin
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