Period
to 24 January 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 24 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
24 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 29 33 27
Rank change year-on-year +4 -6 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 83 122 177
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 8.50% 7.63% 8.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.44% 43.73% 43.70%
Number of salaries quoted 91 84 120
Median annual salary £47,500 £42,250 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.43% +0.60% +1.20%
10th Percentile £28,000 £24,000 £23,950
90th Percentile £56,250 £58,083 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £38,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +25.00% -6.17% +8.00%

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 241 279 405
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 24.69% 17.45% 20.26%
Number of salaries quoted 192 184 267
Median annual salary £47,500 £48,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.55% +7.22% -
10th Percentile £32,600 £25,975 £25,825
90th Percentile £68,500 £69,775 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%

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 24 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Windows in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 January 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%) Oracle
1 42 (50.60%) Microsoft
1 42 (50.60%) Azure
2 31 (37.35%) AWS
3 30 (36.14%) Active Directory
3 30 (36.14%) VMware
4 29 (34.94%) SQL
5 25 (30.12%) DevOps
6 22 (26.51%) Windows Server
7 21 (25.30%) VMware Infrastructure
8 20 (24.10%) Office 365
9 19 (22.89%) Linux
10 18 (21.69%) Data Security
10 18 (21.69%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (20.48%) Infrastructure as Code
12 16 (19.28%) EnterpriseDB
12 16 (19.28%) Migration
12 16 (19.28%) Unix
13 14 (16.87%) Windows 10
14 13 (15.66%) Hyper-V
14 13 (15.66%) SQL Server
15 12 (14.46%) Veeam
16 11 (13.25%) Finance
16 11 (13.25%) WAN
17 10 (12.05%) TCP/IP
17 10 (12.05%) LAN
17 10 (12.05%) Microsoft Certification
17 10 (12.05%) Service Management
18 9 (10.84%) Cisco
18 9 (10.84%) DNS

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 8 (9.64%) Skype for Business
2 6 (7.23%) IIS
3 5 (6.02%) MS Exchange
4 4 (4.82%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.61%) Confluence
6 1 (1.20%) Apache
6 1 (1.20%) ArcGIS
6 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (10.84%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.20%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 42 (50.60%) Azure
2 31 (37.35%) AWS
3 20 (24.10%) Office 365
4 4 (4.82%) Power Platform
5 3 (3.61%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (2.41%) AWS CodeCommit
6 2 (2.41%) AWS CodePipeline
6 2 (2.41%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.20%) Amazon ECS
7 1 (1.20%) Amazon EKS
7 1 (1.20%) AWS Fargate
7 1 (1.20%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (1.20%) Cloudflare
7 1 (1.20%) GitHub
7 1 (1.20%) PaaS
7 1 (1.20%) Route 53
7 1 (1.20%) Serverless
7 1 (1.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.25%) WAN
2 10 (12.05%) LAN
2 10 (12.05%) TCP/IP
3 9 (10.84%) DHCP
3 9 (10.84%) DNS
4 8 (9.64%) Skype
5 5 (6.02%) Firewall
5 5 (6.02%) WLAN
6 4 (4.82%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (4.82%) iSCSI
6 4 (4.82%) Unified Communications
7 2 (2.41%) NAS
7 2 (2.41%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (2.41%) SAN
7 2 (2.41%) VoIP
8 1 (1.20%) Cisco Firepower
8 1 (1.20%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (1.20%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (1.20%) Network Security
8 1 (1.20%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.66%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.64%) Big Data
3 4 (4.82%) Power BI
4 1 (1.20%) Geospatial Data
4 1 (1.20%) GIS
4 1 (1.20%) Ingres
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.20%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.20%) UniData
Development Applications
1 6 (7.23%) Jenkins
1 6 (7.23%) TeamCity
2 5 (6.02%) GitLab
2 5 (6.02%) JIRA
3 4 (4.82%) Bitbucket
4 3 (3.61%) Artifactory
4 3 (3.61%) Gradle
4 3 (3.61%) Maven
4 3 (3.61%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (3.61%) Subversion
5 2 (2.41%) Ant
6 1 (1.20%) Cypress.io
6 1 (1.20%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.20%) Protractor
6 1 (1.20%) Selenium
6 1 (1.20%) Toad
General
1 11 (13.25%) Finance
2 8 (9.64%) Financial Institution
3 3 (3.61%) Back Office
4 1 (1.20%) German Language
4 1 (1.20%) Public Sector
4 1 (1.20%) Retail
4 1 (1.20%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 17 (20.48%) Azure Engineer
1 17 (20.48%) Platform Engineer
2 12 (14.46%) Analyst
2 12 (14.46%) Consultant
2 12 (14.46%) Support Analyst
3 10 (12.05%) Applications Support
3 10 (12.05%) Applications Support Analyst
4 8 (9.64%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 6 (7.23%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (6.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (4.82%) Administrator
7 4 (4.82%) IT Engineer
7 4 (4.82%) Technical Consultant
7 4 (4.82%) Technical Leader
7 4 (4.82%) Virtualisation Consultant
7 4 (4.82%) Virtualisation Technical Consultant
7 4 (4.82%) Wintel Consultant
8 3 (3.61%) Senior Applications Support
8 3 (3.61%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (3.61%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.64%) Middleware
2 1 (1.20%) .NET
2 1 (1.20%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (1.20%) Software Packaging
2 1 (1.20%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.23%) Clustering
1 6 (7.23%) NHS
2 5 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.02%) LIMS
3 3 (3.61%) EMC VNX
3 3 (3.61%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.61%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.20%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.20%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.20%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 22 (26.51%) Windows Server
2 19 (22.89%) Linux
3 16 (19.28%) Unix
4 14 (16.87%) Windows 10
5 5 (6.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (4.82%) Windows Server 2016
7 3 (3.61%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (3.61%) VMS
7 3 (3.61%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.41%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2019
9 1 (1.20%) AIX
9 1 (1.20%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (1.20%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (30.12%) DevOps
2 18 (21.69%) Continuous Integration
2 18 (21.69%) Data Security
3 17 (20.48%) Infrastructure as Code
4 16 (19.28%) Migration
5 10 (12.05%) Service Management
6 9 (10.84%) Cybersecurity
6 9 (10.84%) ITIL
6 9 (10.84%) Mentoring
7 8 (9.64%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (9.64%) IT Strategy
7 8 (9.64%) Project Delivery
8 7 (8.43%) Configuration Management
9 6 (7.23%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 6 (7.23%) Project Management
10 5 (6.02%) High Availability
10 5 (6.02%) Information Management
10 5 (6.02%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 4 (4.82%) Data Protection
11 4 (4.82%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (34.94%) SQL
2 7 (8.43%) PowerShell
3 6 (7.23%) Java
4 4 (4.82%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.82%) Python
5 3 (3.61%) Ruby
6 1 (1.20%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.20%) C#
6 1 (1.20%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.20%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (12.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (6.02%) DBS Check
3 4 (4.82%) MCP
3 4 (4.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (3.61%) Degree
5 2 (2.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.20%) CCNA
6 1 (1.20%) CCNP
6 1 (1.20%) CCSA
6 1 (1.20%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.20%) HND
6 1 (1.20%) IBM Certification
6 1 (1.20%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.43%) SLA
2 3 (3.61%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.20%) GDPR
3 1 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.20%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 30 (36.14%) Active Directory
2 21 (25.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (15.66%) Hyper-V
4 5 (6.02%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (4.82%) Docker
5 4 (4.82%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (4.82%) vSphere
6 3 (3.61%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.20%) PowerHA
7 1 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (8.43%) Microsoft Intune
2 6 (7.23%) Ansible
3 5 (6.02%) Data Guard
3 5 (6.02%) SCCM
4 4 (4.82%) HP Data Protector
4 4 (4.82%) NetBackup
5 3 (3.61%) BladeLogic
5 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 3 (3.61%) Nagios
5 3 (3.61%) SCOM
5 3 (3.61%) WSUS
6 2 (2.41%) SnapMirror
7 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 1 (1.20%) Jamf Pro
7 1 (1.20%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (1.20%) PowerCLI
7 1 (1.20%) Terraform
Vendors
1 42 (50.60%) Microsoft
1 42 (50.60%) Oracle
2 30 (36.14%) VMware
3 16 (19.28%) EnterpriseDB
4 12 (14.46%) Veeam
5 9 (10.84%) Cisco
6 8 (9.64%) Solace
7 5 (6.02%) Citrix
7 5 (6.02%) CommVault
8 4 (4.82%) IronPort
8 4 (4.82%) Red Hat
8 4 (4.82%) SAP
9 3 (3.61%) 3PAR
9 3 (3.61%) Blue Coat
9 3 (3.61%) BMC
9 3 (3.61%) Dell
9 3 (3.61%) EMC
9 3 (3.61%) Ivanti
10 2 (2.41%) NetApp
10 2 (2.41%) Salesforce.com