The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Scottish Borders with a requirement for Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 29 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Scotland / Scottish Borders
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 1 3
Rank change year-on-year -2 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 2 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Scottish Borders 22.22% 33.33% 12.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Median salary £27,750 - £21,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +1.36% +1.38%  

Windows is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the Scottish Borders with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Scottish Borders
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 2 1 1
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the Scottish Borders 22.22% 33.33% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Median salary £34,000 - £21,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in the Scottish Borders

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the Scottish Borders citing Windows as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in the Scottish Borders

Windows
Salary Trend in the Scottish Borders

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows in the Scottish Borders.

Salary trend for Windows in the Scottish Borders

Windows
Job Locations in the Scottish Borders

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Scottish Borders region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
Selkirk - 1 £34,000 -
Windows
Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 Scottish Borders region with a requirement for Windows.

1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (60.00%) SLA
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (20.00%) Server Building
4 1 (20.00%) DHCP
4 1 (20.00%) DNS

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Scottish Borders 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 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Applications Support
1 3 (60.00%) Applications Support Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Junior
3 1 (20.00%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Junior Applications Support
3 1 (20.00%) Junior Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Applications Support
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (20.00%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) VMware