Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Scotland > West Lothian
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 1 4
Rank change year-on-year -12 +3 +6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 15 28 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 16.85% 33.73% 17.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 84.85% 70.27%
Number of salaries quoted 7 24 11
West Lothian median annual salary £37,500 £30,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.97% -32.78% +20.81%
10th Percentile £22,100 £21,250 £30,750
90th Percentile £43,500 £43,750 £56,250
Scotland median annual salary £38,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year -2.56% +1.30% +6.57%

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 West Lothian with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
West Lothian
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 15 33 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 16.85% 39.76% 24.34%
Number of salaries quoted 7 28 15
West Lothian median annual salary £37,500 £34,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.29% -32.00% +42.86%
10th Percentile £22,100 £21,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £43,500 £43,750 £57,000
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +6.67%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

Job postings citing Windows as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Lothian.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 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 in West Lothian.

Salary trend for Windows in West Lothian

Windows
Salary Histogram in West Lothian

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in West Lothian over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Livingston -5 15 £37,500 -2.60% 3
Windows
Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (46.67%) Degree
3 6 (40.00%) C++
3 6 (40.00%) OOD
4 5 (33.33%) OO
4 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (33.33%) ISO 9001
4 5 (33.33%) SLA
4 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 5 (33.33%) ITIL
4 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (26.67%) SDLC
5 4 (26.67%) WPF
5 4 (26.67%) Banking
5 4 (26.67%) SQLBase
5 4 (26.67%) Service Management
5 4 (26.67%) Finance
5 4 (26.67%) Linux
5 4 (26.67%) Delphi
5 4 (26.67%) SQL
5 4 (26.67%) C#
6 3 (20.00%) C
6 3 (20.00%) Mathematics
6 3 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (20.00%) Algorithms
7 2 (13.33%) Julia

Windows
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Bluetooth
1 1 (6.67%) Ethernet
1 1 (6.67%) RS-232
1 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (6.67%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (26.67%) SQLBase
3 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
3 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (26.67%) Banking
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Software Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Applications Support
2 5 (33.33%) Applications Support Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) C# Software Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Support Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) C++ Developer
5 1 (6.67%) C++ Software Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Delphi Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Embedded C Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior C# Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Software Development Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Trainee
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) WPF
2 1 (6.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Algorithms
1 3 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (6.67%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Life Science
2 1 (6.67%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (26.67%) Linux
3 2 (13.33%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (13.33%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (40.00%) OOD
3 5 (33.33%) ITIL
3 5 (33.33%) OO
4 4 (26.67%) SDLC
4 4 (26.67%) Service Management
5 3 (20.00%) Mathematics
6 1 (6.67%) Cash Management
6 1 (6.67%) Data Acquisition
6 1 (6.67%) Data Visualisation
6 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
6 1 (6.67%) Numerical Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) OOP
6 1 (6.67%) Physics
6 1 (6.67%) Release Management
6 1 (6.67%) UML
6 1 (6.67%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) C++
2 4 (26.67%) C#
2 4 (26.67%) Delphi
2 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) C
4 2 (13.33%) Julia
4 2 (13.33%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) A+ Certification
2 1 (6.67%) CCENT
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) ISO 9001
1 5 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (33.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco