The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 53 71 87
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +16
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 47 34 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.49% 2.36% 0.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.73% 10.03% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 19 21 5
Average salary £24,500 £21,500 £20,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.95% +4.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,200 £18,000 £17,400
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,500 £27,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £26,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- -18.46%
Windows 7
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Operating Systems Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
319 339 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 23.72% 23.54% 22.34%
Number of salaries quoted 187 232 166
Average salary £36,878 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.32% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £24,950
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Windows 7
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Edinburgh region.

Windows 7 Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Windows 7
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

Windows 7 Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows 7.

1 89 (100.00%) Windows
2 51 (57.30%) Active Directory
3 49 (55.06%) Microsoft
4 33 (37.08%) MS Office
5 32 (35.96%) MS Exchange
6 27 (30.34%) Windows XP
7 26 (29.21%) DNS
8 22 (24.72%) ITIL
9 21 (23.60%) DHCP
10 20 (22.47%) Finance
10 20 (22.47%) Client/Server
11 18 (20.22%) Clustering
11 18 (20.22%) Banking
11 18 (20.22%) Retail
12 17 (19.10%) Service Delivery
12 17 (19.10%) Windows Server 2003
12 17 (19.10%) Windows Server 2012
13 16 (17.98%) Coaching
13 16 (17.98%) Citrix
13 16 (17.98%) SQL
14 15 (16.85%) SQL Server
14 15 (16.85%) SharePoint
14 15 (16.85%) MS Excel
14 15 (16.85%) Mentoring
15 14 (15.73%) Windows Server 2008
15 14 (15.73%) PowerShell
16 13 (14.61%) Cisco
17 12 (13.48%) Microsoft Certification
18 11 (12.36%) MCP
18 11 (12.36%) Degree

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows 7. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 32 (35.96%) MS Exchange
2 15 (16.85%) SharePoint
3 11 (12.36%) Lync
4 9 (10.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 7 (7.87%) WorkSite
5 7 (7.87%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (6.74%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (6.74%) CMS
7 5 (5.62%) IBM Notes
8 4 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (2.25%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 33 (37.08%) MS Office
2 15 (16.85%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.12%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (29.21%) DNS
2 21 (23.60%) DHCP
3 6 (6.74%) TCP/IP
4 5 (5.62%) IP Telephony
4 5 (5.62%) Ethernet
5 4 (4.49%) FTP
5 4 (4.49%) HTTP
5 4 (4.49%) WAN
5 4 (4.49%) SMTP
5 4 (4.49%) HTTPS
6 3 (3.37%) Firewall
7 2 (2.25%) LAN
7 2 (2.25%) SMS
8 1 (1.12%) VoIP
8 1 (1.12%) VPN
8 1 (1.12%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.85%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.25%) DB2
2 2 (2.25%) MySQL
2 2 (2.25%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (5.62%) MSI
2 1 (1.12%) Bugzilla
2 1 (1.12%) JIRA
General
1 20 (22.47%) Finance
2 18 (20.22%) Banking
2 18 (20.22%) Retail
3 7 (7.87%) Legal
4 2 (2.25%) Publishing
4 2 (2.25%) Law
4 2 (2.25%) German Language
4 2 (2.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 35 (39.33%) Analyst
2 30 (33.71%) IT Support
3 23 (25.84%) Support Analyst
4 21 (23.60%) IT Support Analyst
5 17 (19.10%) Support Engineer
6 10 (11.24%) Desktop Technician
7 6 (6.74%) Desktop Engineer
8 5 (5.62%) IT Support Engineer
9 4 (4.49%) IT Support Technician
9 4 (4.49%) Support Technician
9 4 (4.49%) IT Assistant
9 4 (4.49%) Applications Support
9 4 (4.49%) Desktop Support
9 4 (4.49%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 4 (4.49%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 4 (4.49%) 2nd Line Support
10 3 (3.37%) Junior
10 3 (3.37%) Graduate
10 3 (3.37%) Junior Analyst
10 3 (3.37%) Graduate Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.74%) HTML
2 1 (1.12%) .NET
2 1 (1.12%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 20 (22.47%) Client/Server
2 18 (20.22%) Clustering
3 8 (8.99%) Blackberry
3 8 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.74%) Management Information System
5 5 (5.62%) Mainframe
6 4 (4.49%) Thin Client
6 4 (4.49%) Fat Client
7 3 (3.37%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.25%) Tandem
9 1 (1.12%) PKI
9 1 (1.12%) Replication
9 1 (1.12%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 89 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (30.34%) Windows XP
3 17 (19.10%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (19.10%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (15.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (8.99%) Windows 8
6 7 (7.87%) Mac OS X
6 7 (7.87%) Linux
7 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.12%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (24.72%) ITIL
2 17 (19.10%) Service Delivery
3 16 (17.98%) Coaching
4 15 (16.85%) Mentoring
5 10 (11.24%) Change Management
5 10 (11.24%) Migration
6 7 (7.87%) Performance Monitoring
7 6 (6.74%) Data Migration
8 4 (4.49%) CRM
8 4 (4.49%) Document Management
9 3 (3.37%) Information Security
9 3 (3.37%) Project Planning
9 3 (3.37%) Fault Management
9 3 (3.37%) Capacity Management
9 3 (3.37%) Infrastructure Management
9 3 (3.37%) Project Management
10 2 (2.25%) Line Management
10 2 (2.25%) ITIL V3
10 2 (2.25%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (2.25%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (17.98%) SQL
2 14 (15.73%) PowerShell
3 9 (10.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (13.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (12.36%) MCP
2 11 (12.36%) Degree
3 9 (10.11%) MCSE
4 3 (3.37%) MCSA
5 2 (2.25%) HND
5 2 (2.25%) A+ Certification
5 2 (2.25%) MCDST
5 2 (2.25%) MCITP
6 1 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (4.49%) SLA
3 1 (1.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 51 (57.30%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.62%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (4.49%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.49%) XenApp
5 3 (3.37%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (2.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 8 (8.99%) SCCM
2 2 (2.25%) SCOM
2 2 (2.25%) WSUS
3 1 (1.12%) ZENworks
3 1 (1.12%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (1.12%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (1.12%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 49 (55.06%) Microsoft
2 16 (17.98%) Citrix
3 13 (14.61%) Cisco
4 7 (7.87%) VMware
5 5 (5.62%) Lotus
6 4 (4.49%) HP
7 3 (3.37%) Remedy
8 2 (2.25%) Interwoven
8 2 (2.25%) Dell
8 2 (2.25%) Oracle
9 1 (1.12%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.12%) Symantec
9 1 (1.12%) Websense
9 1 (1.12%) Spiceworks
9 1 (1.12%) Vermilion
9 1 (1.12%) Varonis