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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 5 20
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +15
Permanent jobs citing Windows 10 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 14.49% 16.98% 7.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.67% 39.13% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 2
Average salary £42,000 £37,250 £23,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.75% +60.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £28,750 £18,250
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £45,000 £28,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
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
15 23 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 21.74% 43.40% 30.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5 14 11
Average salary £52,500 £37,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.89% +2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,800 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £36,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -5 6 £42,000 +12.00% 1
Linlithgow +1 2 - -
Windows
Scotland

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (50.00%) UNIX
2 6 (42.86%) ITIL
3 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 4 (28.57%) Linux
3 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
4 3 (21.43%) Incident Management
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
4 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
4 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
4 3 (21.43%) Oracle
4 3 (21.43%) SAN
4 3 (21.43%) Banking
4 3 (21.43%) Finance
5 2 (14.29%) Migration
5 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
5 2 (14.29%) IPTV
5 2 (14.29%) Retail
5 2 (14.29%) Subversion
5 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
5 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (14.29%) .NET
5 2 (14.29%) Solaris
5 2 (14.29%) Perl
5 2 (14.29%) RDBMS
5 2 (14.29%) VPN
5 2 (14.29%) LDAP
5 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (7.14%) Confluence
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
1 1 (7.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) SAN
2 2 (14.29%) VPN
2 2 (14.29%) LDAP
3 1 (7.14%) LAN
3 1 (7.14%) WAN
3 1 (7.14%) DHCP
3 1 (7.14%) DNS
3 1 (7.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 2 (14.29%) RDBMS
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Subversion
2 1 (7.14%) JIRA
2 1 (7.14%) ReSharper
2 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.14%) Trac
2 1 (7.14%) ClearCase
2 1 (7.14%) MSI
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
1 3 (21.43%) Banking
2 2 (14.29%) Retail
2 2 (14.29%) Online Betting
2 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (14.29%) Analyst
1 2 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
1 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
1 2 (14.29%) Solutions Designer
1 2 (14.29%) Administrator
1 2 (14.29%) Release Engineer
1 2 (14.29%) Incident Manager
1 2 (14.29%) Major Incident Manager
1 2 (14.29%) Designer
1 2 (14.29%) Build and Release Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) IT Support
2 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Designer
2 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (7.14%) Service Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) ADO.NET
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.14%) DirectX
2 1 (7.14%) WCF
2 1 (7.14%) WPF
2 1 (7.14%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
3 2 (14.29%) IPTV
3 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 2 (14.29%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) UNIX
2 4 (28.57%) Linux
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (14.29%) Solaris
5 1 (7.14%) VMS
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) Incident Management
3 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (14.29%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Data Centre Operations
4 1 (7.14%) High Availability
4 1 (7.14%) Change Control
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.14%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) Perl
1 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
2 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
2 1 (7.14%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (7.14%) MCP
2 1 (7.14%) HNC
2 1 (7.14%) MCSE
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (7.14%) MCDST
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) VMware