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 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 15 17 19
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 4 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 7.84% 5.80% 1.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 22.22% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 0
Median salary £20,000 £26,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% -
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £36,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
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
4 18 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 7.84% 26.09% 41.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 30
Median salary £17,500 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-50.00% -2.77%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

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 29 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +4 1 £17,500 -32.69% 1
Windows
Scotland

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, 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 4 (57.14%) MS Office
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (42.86%) SLA
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Vista
3 2 (28.57%) Office 365
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (28.57%) IP Telephony
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) Unix
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
3 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
3 2 (28.57%) VoIP
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) VPN
3 2 (28.57%) Apple
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Retail
4 1 (14.29%) Validation
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
4 1 (14.29%) EPoS
4 1 (14.29%) Shell Script

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 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Office
2 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Infor SunSystems
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) IP Telephony
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
1 2 (28.57%) VoIP
1 2 (28.57%) VPN
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
General
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Field Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Release Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Vista
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Unix
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 2000 Server
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Mobile
2 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) ERP
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
1 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
1 1 (14.29%) SDLC
1 1 (14.29%) Service Management
1 1 (14.29%) Test Management
1 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Apple
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) CA
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Sun