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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 15 8
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 6 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 10.00% 8.62% 12.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 75.00% 21.74% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 7
Average salary £42,125 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.35% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £28,200 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,750 £45,400 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.36%
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
8 23 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 13.33% 39.66% 25.40%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 10
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +32.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £47,500 £36,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
Linlithgow +3 4 £48,750 -
Livingston 0 1 £25,000 -18.69%
Windows
Scotland

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 11 (47.83%) Unix
2 10 (43.48%) Oracle
2 10 (43.48%) Linux
3 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
3 7 (30.43%) ITIL
3 7 (30.43%) Windows Server
4 6 (26.09%) ERP
4 6 (26.09%) Shell Script
4 6 (26.09%) Oracle ERP
5 5 (21.74%) Service Management
5 5 (21.74%) SAN
5 5 (21.74%) SQL
6 4 (17.39%) C#
6 4 (17.39%) Solaris
6 4 (17.39%) Sun
6 4 (17.39%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (17.39%) Infor SunSystems
6 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (17.39%) DevOps
6 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
6 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (13.04%) Test Management
7 3 (13.04%) Subversion
7 3 (13.04%) Degree
7 3 (13.04%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (13.04%) SLA
7 3 (13.04%) Oracle 11i
7 3 (13.04%) MS Excel

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (8.70%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (8.70%) Confluence
2 1 (4.35%) IIS
2 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle ERP
2 4 (17.39%) Infor SunSystems
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (8.70%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) SAN
2 1 (4.35%) Ethernet
2 1 (4.35%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) RS-232
2 1 (4.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Subversion
2 2 (8.70%) ClearCase
2 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.70%) JIRA
3 1 (4.35%) Bugzilla
3 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.35%) ReSharper
3 1 (4.35%) Selenium
3 1 (4.35%) Trac
3 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.35%) Electronics
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Support Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Environment Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Applications Support
4 2 (8.70%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Lead Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Server Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Server Support
4 2 (8.70%) Server Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Leader
5 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.35%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) .NET
2 2 (8.70%) Middleware
2 2 (8.70%) WebCenter
3 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.35%) HTML
3 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
1 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
1 2 (8.70%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.35%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (4.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) Unix
2 10 (43.48%) Linux
3 7 (30.43%) Windows Server
4 4 (17.39%) Solaris
4 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.35%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Vista
6 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) ITIL
2 6 (26.09%) ERP
3 5 (21.74%) Service Management
4 4 (17.39%) DevOps
5 3 (13.04%) Test Management
6 2 (8.70%) Asset Management
6 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (8.70%) Data Management
6 2 (8.70%) Network Management
6 2 (8.70%) Patch Management
6 2 (8.70%) PRINCE
6 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
6 2 (8.70%) Regression Testing
6 2 (8.70%) SDLC
6 2 (8.70%) SOA
6 2 (8.70%) TOGAF
7 1 (4.35%) Data Centre Operations
7 1 (4.35%) OO
7 1 (4.35%) OOD
7 1 (4.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) Shell Script
2 5 (21.74%) SQL
3 4 (17.39%) C#
3 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
4 2 (8.70%) Java
5 1 (4.35%) C++
5 1 (4.35%) Delphi
5 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (13.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.35%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Oracle
2 4 (17.39%) Sun
3 2 (8.70%) Hyperion
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.35%) CA
4 1 (4.35%) HP
4 1 (4.35%) VMware