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

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Scotland / West Lothian
Rank 7 13 18
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 10 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 17.86% 6.67% 7.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 90.91% 57.14% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 3
Median salary £35,000 £48,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-28.20% +39.28%
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
11 7 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 19.64% 11.67% 39.68%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 11
Median salary £27,500 £55,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-50.00% +57.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £36,025 £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
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 24 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 24 February 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 - 10 £35,000 -
Windows
Scotland

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 10 (52.63%) Linux
2 9 (47.37%) C
3 7 (36.84%) C#
3 7 (36.84%) C++
4 6 (31.58%) SQL
4 6 (31.58%) UML
4 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
4 6 (31.58%) Finance
4 6 (31.58%) Software Engineering
5 5 (26.32%) Electronics
5 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
5 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
6 3 (15.79%) Firmware
6 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
6 3 (15.79%) ISO 9001
6 3 (15.79%) SLA
6 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
6 3 (15.79%) ITIL
6 3 (15.79%) Service Management
6 3 (15.79%) VMware
6 3 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (15.79%) Banking
6 3 (15.79%) SQLBase
6 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (10.53%) WatchGuard
7 2 (10.53%) SDLC
7 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (10.53%) Firewall

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 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) Bluetooth
2 1 (5.26%) Internet
2 1 (5.26%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) SQLBase
3 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.26%) Redis
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Electronics
3 3 (15.79%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Software Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Embedded Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Support Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Applications Support
4 3 (15.79%) Applications Support Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Support
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) C Software Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Embedded C Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Firmware Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Firmware Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Junior
6 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
1 1 (5.26%) Middleware
1 1 (5.26%) Node.js
1 1 (5.26%) Web Services
1 1 (5.26%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Arduino
1 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
1 1 (5.26%) Device Driver
1 1 (5.26%) Internet of Things
1 1 (5.26%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Linux
2 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
2 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.26%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (5.26%) ThreadX
4 1 (5.26%) Ubuntu
4 1 (5.26%) VxWorks
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Vista
4 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Software Engineering
1 6 (31.58%) UML
2 3 (15.79%) ITIL
2 3 (15.79%) Service Management
3 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.53%) OO
3 2 (10.53%) OOD
3 2 (10.53%) SDLC
4 1 (5.26%) Device Driver Development
4 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.26%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 1 (5.26%) Image Processing
4 1 (5.26%) Microservices
4 1 (5.26%) Open Source
4 1 (5.26%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) C
2 7 (36.84%) C#
2 7 (36.84%) C++
3 6 (31.58%) SQL
4 2 (10.53%) Embedded C
5 1 (5.26%) Assembly Language
5 1 (5.26%) Delphi
5 1 (5.26%) Java
5 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.26%) Python
5 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) ISO 9001
1 3 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (15.79%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
1 3 (15.79%) Firmware
1 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) MOM
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) VMware
3 2 (10.53%) WatchGuard
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco
4 1 (5.26%) Xamarin