Period
to 27 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows over the 6 months to 27 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
27 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 37 21 34
Rank change year-on-year -16 +13 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 83 98 136
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 5.85% 10.53% 7.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 39.15% 43.95% 33.83%
Number of salaries quoted 68 70 93
10th Percentile £23,175 £28,625 £25,550
25th Percentile £31,250 £37,500 £30,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £46,250 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -13.51% +2.78% +32.35%
75th Percentile £47,625 £55,000 £55,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,125 £62,500
Scotland median annual salary £38,750 £45,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year -13.89% +16.88% +10.00%

Windows is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 212 223 402
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 14.94% 23.95% 21.22%
Number of salaries quoted 148 159 252
10th Percentile £29,400 £31,000 £30,000
25th Percentile £35,000 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% - -4.76%
75th Percentile £51,250 £57,500 £55,000
90th Percentile £67,875 £64,070 £73,575
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -10.53% +11.76% -

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing Windows as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Glasgow

Windows
Salary Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows in Glasgow.

Salary trend for Windows in Glasgow

Windows
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows in Glasgow over the 6 months to 27 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Windows in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 July 2021, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for Windows.

1 42 (50.60%) Windows Server
2 40 (48.19%) Microsoft
3 36 (43.37%) Microsoft 365
4 35 (42.17%) Active Directory
5 33 (39.76%) Linux
6 26 (31.33%) Azure
7 22 (26.51%) TCP/IP
7 22 (26.51%) Firewall
8 21 (25.30%) VMware
8 21 (25.30%) Windows 10
9 20 (24.10%) Social Skills
10 19 (22.89%) Oracle
11 17 (20.48%) PowerShell
12 16 (19.28%) VMware Infrastructure
12 16 (19.28%) LAN
13 15 (18.07%) SQL Server
13 15 (18.07%) Degree
14 14 (16.87%) AWS
14 14 (16.87%) SQL
14 14 (16.87%) WAN
15 13 (15.66%) SLA
15 13 (15.66%) Cisco
15 13 (15.66%) SAN
15 13 (15.66%) Windows Server 2016
15 13 (15.66%) Problem-Solving
15 13 (15.66%) Windows Server 2012
16 12 (14.46%) DHCP
17 11 (13.25%) DNS
17 11 (13.25%) Python
17 11 (13.25%) Hyper-V

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 9 (10.84%) MS Exchange
2 8 (9.64%) IIS
2 8 (9.64%) SharePoint
3 6 (7.23%) Tomcat
3 6 (7.23%) WebLogic
4 5 (6.02%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (4.82%) Apache
5 4 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (3.61%) Apache Solr
6 3 (3.61%) JBoss
6 3 (3.61%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.20%) CMS
7 1 (1.20%) Confluence
7 1 (1.20%) OpenEdge
7 1 (1.20%) StreamWeaver
7 1 (1.20%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (4.82%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.20%) EngageOne
3 1 (1.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.20%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 36 (43.37%) Microsoft 365
2 26 (31.33%) Azure
3 14 (16.87%) AWS
4 6 (7.23%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (3.61%) GCP
5 3 (3.61%) GitHub
5 3 (3.61%) OneDrive
6 2 (2.41%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.20%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 1 (1.20%) Azure Storage
7 1 (1.20%) npm
7 1 (1.20%) OpenShift
7 1 (1.20%) Power Platform
7 1 (1.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (26.51%) Firewall
1 22 (26.51%) TCP/IP
2 16 (19.28%) LAN
3 14 (16.87%) WAN
4 13 (15.66%) SAN
5 12 (14.46%) DHCP
6 11 (13.25%) DNS
7 10 (12.05%) Wi-Fi
8 8 (9.64%) VoIP
9 7 (8.43%) VPN
10 3 (3.61%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (3.61%) Remote Desktop
10 3 (3.61%) Wireless
11 2 (2.41%) Cisco ISE
11 2 (2.41%) CTI
11 2 (2.41%) Kerberos
11 2 (2.41%) Network Security
11 2 (2.41%) SMTP
11 2 (2.41%) SSL
11 2 (2.41%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.07%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.84%) Oracle Database
3 7 (8.43%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.61%) MySQL
5 2 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.41%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.20%) Power BI
6 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2019
6 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (8.43%) Jenkins
2 5 (6.02%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.02%) Maven
3 4 (4.82%) Subversion
4 3 (3.61%) AppScan
4 3 (3.61%) Bitbucket
4 3 (3.61%) Gerrit
4 3 (3.61%) Gradle
4 3 (3.61%) TeamCity
4 3 (3.61%) Vagrant
4 3 (3.61%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (2.41%) Ant
5 2 (2.41%) JIRA
5 2 (2.41%) WinDbg
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (1.20%) PVCS
General
1 20 (24.10%) Social Skills
2 7 (8.43%) Public Sector
3 6 (7.23%) Telecoms
4 5 (6.02%) Finance
5 4 (4.82%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 2 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.41%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.41%) Games
6 2 (2.41%) Organisational Skills
7 1 (1.20%) Automotive
7 1 (1.20%) Billing
7 1 (1.20%) Fire and Rescue
7 1 (1.20%) Law
7 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.20%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (18.07%) Administrator
2 13 (15.66%) Systems Administrator
3 11 (13.25%) Analyst
4 7 (8.43%) Applications Support
4 7 (8.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (8.43%) IT Engineer
4 7 (8.43%) Support Engineer
5 6 (7.23%) Server Engineer
5 6 (7.23%) Support Analyst
6 4 (4.82%) Applications Support Analyst
6 4 (4.82%) Architect
6 4 (4.82%) DBA
6 4 (4.82%) IT Administrator
6 4 (4.82%) IT Analyst
6 4 (4.82%) IT Support
6 4 (4.82%) IT Systems Administrator
6 4 (4.82%) Security Engineer
6 4 (4.82%) Technical Engineer
6 4 (4.82%) Technical Support
6 4 (4.82%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.02%) Web Services
2 4 (4.82%) SOAP
3 3 (3.61%) LAMP
3 3 (3.61%) REST
4 2 (2.41%) .NET
4 2 (2.41%) 802.1X
4 2 (2.41%) CSS
4 2 (2.41%) HTML
4 2 (2.41%) SAML
4 2 (2.41%) XML
4 2 (2.41%) XSL
5 1 (1.20%) Ajax
5 1 (1.20%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.20%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.20%) jQuery
5 1 (1.20%) JSP
5 1 (1.20%) Software Packaging
5 1 (1.20%) Spring
5 1 (1.20%) Spring Boot
5 1 (1.20%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.23%) EMC VNX
1 6 (7.23%) Private Cloud
1 6 (7.23%) Public Cloud
2 5 (6.02%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.82%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (3.61%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (3.61%) Driving Licence
4 3 (3.61%) e-Health
4 3 (3.61%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.61%) NHS
4 3 (3.61%) PKI
5 2 (2.41%) Replication
6 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.20%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.20%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 42 (50.60%) Windows Server
2 33 (39.76%) Linux
3 21 (25.30%) Windows 10
4 13 (15.66%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (15.66%) Windows Server 2016
5 9 (10.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (9.64%) Unix
6 8 (9.64%) Windows 7
7 7 (8.43%) Oracle Linux
8 6 (7.23%) VMS
9 5 (6.02%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (6.02%) Windows Server 2019
10 4 (4.82%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (4.82%) Windows XP
11 3 (3.61%) Mac OS
11 3 (3.61%) Solaris
12 2 (2.41%) AIX
12 2 (2.41%) Android
12 2 (2.41%) Apple iOS
12 2 (2.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (15.66%) Problem-Solving
2 11 (13.25%) Computer Science
3 10 (12.05%) Cybersecurity
3 10 (12.05%) DevOps
4 9 (10.84%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (10.84%) Information Security
4 9 (10.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 7 (8.43%) Configuration Management
6 6 (7.23%) Cloud Operations
6 6 (7.23%) IT Strategy
6 6 (7.23%) Migration
6 6 (7.23%) Performance Monitoring
6 6 (7.23%) Technical Analysis
7 5 (6.02%) ITIL
7 5 (6.02%) Mentoring
7 5 (6.02%) Project Delivery
8 4 (4.82%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (4.82%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (4.82%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (4.82%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 17 (20.48%) PowerShell
2 14 (16.87%) SQL
3 11 (13.25%) Python
4 10 (12.05%) Bash Shell
5 6 (7.23%) JavaScript
6 4 (4.82%) Perl
7 3 (3.61%) Java
7 3 (3.61%) Korn
8 2 (2.41%) C#
8 2 (2.41%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.41%) VB
9 1 (1.20%) C++
9 1 (1.20%) Clojure
9 1 (1.20%) PHP
9 1 (1.20%) Ruby
9 1 (1.20%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.20%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (18.07%) Degree
2 4 (4.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (3.61%) AWS Certification
3 3 (3.61%) CCNA
3 3 (3.61%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.41%) CISA
4 2 (2.41%) CISSP
4 2 (2.41%) CRISC
4 2 (2.41%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.41%) HNC
4 2 (2.41%) HND
4 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.41%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.41%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.20%) MCSA
5 1 (1.20%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.66%) SLA
2 6 (7.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.61%) NIST
3 3 (3.61%) QA
4 1 (1.20%) COBIT
4 1 (1.20%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (1.20%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (1.20%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 35 (42.17%) Active Directory
2 16 (19.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (13.25%) Hyper-V
3 11 (13.25%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (9.64%) Virtual Servers
5 6 (7.23%) vSphere
6 2 (2.41%) Docker
7 1 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.20%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 9 (10.84%) Nagios
2 6 (7.23%) BladeLogic
2 6 (7.23%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 6 (7.23%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (7.23%) Puppet
2 6 (7.23%) SCOM
3 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (4.82%) Kubernetes
4 4 (4.82%) Terraform
5 3 (3.61%) Ansible
5 3 (3.61%) HAProxy
5 3 (3.61%) Rundeck
5 3 (3.61%) SCCM
5 3 (3.61%) ZABBIX
6 2 (2.41%) Perfmon
6 2 (2.41%) WSUS
7 1 (1.20%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 1 (1.20%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 40 (48.19%) Microsoft
2 21 (25.30%) VMware
3 19 (22.89%) Oracle
4 13 (15.66%) Cisco
5 9 (10.84%) Veeam
6 8 (9.64%) EMC
7 7 (8.43%) Dell
8 6 (7.23%) 3PAR
8 6 (7.23%) Blue Coat
8 6 (7.23%) BMC
8 6 (7.23%) Red Hat
9 4 (4.82%) Meraki
10 3 (3.61%) AppDynamics
10 3 (3.61%) Citrix
10 3 (3.61%) LogRhythm
10 3 (3.61%) Splunk
10 3 (3.61%) Veracode
11 2 (2.41%) Apple
11 2 (2.41%) HP
11 2 (2.41%) IBM