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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 12 15
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 6 9 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 10.00% 9.78% 17.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.00% 20.93% 31.17%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 2
Average salary £26,250 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £28,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £41,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%
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
20 43 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 33.33% 46.74% 54.61%
Number of salaries quoted 13 36 27
Average salary £34,500 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,250 £32,850
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £41,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,895 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.64% -1.61%

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
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 1 May 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 0 6 £26,250 -30.00% 1
Windows
Scotland

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
1 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (33.33%) WPF
2 3 (33.33%) DNS
2 3 (33.33%) DHCP
2 3 (33.33%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) UML
2 3 (33.33%) SAN
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) WinForms
2 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (22.22%) Service Management
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (22.22%) OO
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) C++
3 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
3 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
3 2 (22.22%) Linux
3 2 (22.22%) VPN
3 2 (22.22%) Firewall
3 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) DNS
1 3 (33.33%) DHCP
1 3 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (22.22%) VPN
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (11.11%) LAN
3 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) SSDT
3 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Support
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) WPF
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
1 3 (33.33%) WinForms
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (11.11%) PLINQ
2 1 (11.11%) Entity Framework
2 1 (11.11%) Managed Extensibility Framework
2 1 (11.11%) Task Parallel Library
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (11.11%) LINQ
2 1 (11.11%) jQuery
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
2 1 (11.11%) WCF
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
1 3 (33.33%) UML
1 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (22.22%) Service Management
2 2 (22.22%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL V2
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) MVC
3 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 1 (11.11%) ERP
3 1 (11.11%) Process Management
3 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 1 (11.11%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) C++
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
3 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (11.11%) MCSE
1 1 (11.11%) MCP
1 1 (11.11%) HNC
1 1 (11.11%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
1 1 (11.11%) ISO 9001
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) vSphere
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) NFS
2 1 (11.11%) Firmware
2 1 (11.11%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
Livingston
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Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago