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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Scotland / West Lothian
Rank 11 13 14
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 13 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 18.31% 5.45% 9.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 81.25% 60.00% 24.00%
Number of salaries quoted 13 3 5
Median salary £42,500 £22,500 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +88.88% -15.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,500 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year -1.36% +2.81%  

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 West Lothian with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
West Lothian
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 16 5 25
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 22.54% 9.09% 40.98%
Number of salaries quoted 15 3 12
Median salary £29,000 £22,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.88% -35.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £36,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Lothian 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 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 3 months to 25 March 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 3 months to 25 March 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
Livingston - 12 £35,750 - 1
Windows
Scotland

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 11 (57.89%) C
1 11 (57.89%) Linux
2 9 (47.37%) C++
3 7 (36.84%) C#
3 7 (36.84%) Software Engineering
4 6 (31.58%) Finance
4 6 (31.58%) UML
4 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
5 5 (26.32%) SQL
5 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
5 5 (26.32%) Electronics
6 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
6 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
7 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
7 3 (15.79%) Firmware
7 3 (15.79%) ISO 9001
7 3 (15.79%) ITIL
7 3 (15.79%) SLA
7 3 (15.79%) Service Management
7 3 (15.79%) VMware
7 3 (15.79%) Banking
7 3 (15.79%) SQLBase
7 3 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (15.79%) SDLC
8 2 (10.53%) Image Processing
8 2 (10.53%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 2 (10.53%) Internet of Things

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 (10.53%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Bluetooth
1 2 (10.53%) Firewall
1 2 (10.53%) Internet
1 2 (10.53%) MQTT
2 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) SQLBase
3 2 (10.53%) MongoDB
3 2 (10.53%) NoSQL
4 1 (5.26%) MySQL
4 1 (5.26%) Redis
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Electronics
3 3 (15.79%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Software Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Embedded Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Support Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Applications Support
4 3 (15.79%) Applications Support Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) C Software Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) C++ Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Cloud Software Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Embedded C Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Firmware Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Support
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Firmware Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Middleware
1 2 (10.53%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Arduino
1 2 (10.53%) Internet of Things
1 2 (10.53%) Raspberry Pi
2 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Device Driver
2 1 (5.26%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Linux
2 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
3 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (10.53%) ThreadX
6 1 (5.26%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (5.26%) VxWorks
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Software Engineering
2 6 (31.58%) UML
3 3 (15.79%) ITIL
3 3 (15.79%) SDLC
3 3 (15.79%) Service Management
4 2 (10.53%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 2 (10.53%) Image Processing
4 2 (10.53%) Microservices
4 2 (10.53%) OO
4 2 (10.53%) OOD
4 2 (10.53%) Open Source
4 2 (10.53%) SOA
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.26%) Device Driver Development
5 1 (5.26%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) C
2 9 (47.37%) C++
3 7 (36.84%) C#
4 5 (26.32%) SQL
5 2 (10.53%) Embedded C
5 2 (10.53%) Java
5 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
5 2 (10.53%) Python
6 1 (5.26%) Assembly Language
6 1 (5.26%) Delphi
6 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) ISO 9001
1 3 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (15.79%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
1 3 (15.79%) Firmware
1 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) MOM
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) VMware
3 2 (10.53%) WatchGuard
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