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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 86 87 79
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 23 11 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.54% 0.87% 1.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.46% 4.09% 4.50%
Number of salaries quoted 17 6 10
Average salary £29,000 £19,750 £26,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.83% -24.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £17,250 £20,300
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,250 £29,867
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £28,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
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
421 269 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 28.20% 21.26% 25.51%
Number of salaries quoted 274 174 229
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,650
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 19 September 2014.

Windows 7 Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 50 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (72.00%) Microsoft
3 25 (50.00%) SQL
4 16 (32.00%) Active Directory
4 16 (32.00%) SQL Server
4 16 (32.00%) ITIL
5 15 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (28.00%) DNS
7 12 (24.00%) MS Exchange
7 12 (24.00%) MS Office
7 12 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (24.00%) Coaching
8 11 (22.00%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (22.00%) TCP/IP
9 10 (20.00%) Internet
9 10 (20.00%) Six Sigma
9 10 (20.00%) C#
9 10 (20.00%) Perl
9 10 (20.00%) Oracle
9 10 (20.00%) UNIX
9 10 (20.00%) Service Management
9 10 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
9 10 (20.00%) QA
9 10 (20.00%) Performance Management
10 9 (18.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 9 (18.00%) Change Management
10 9 (18.00%) Windows XP
10 9 (18.00%) SharePoint
10 9 (18.00%) Performance Monitoring
10 9 (18.00%) Windows Server 2008

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 12 (24.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (18.00%) SharePoint
3 8 (16.00%) CMS
4 5 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (4.00%) Lync
7 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (2.00%) WorkSite
Applications
1 12 (24.00%) MS Office
2 10 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (28.00%) DNS
2 11 (22.00%) TCP/IP
3 10 (20.00%) Internet
4 8 (16.00%) DHCP
5 6 (12.00%) FTP
5 6 (12.00%) HTTP
5 6 (12.00%) SMTP
5 6 (12.00%) HTTPS
6 4 (8.00%) LAN
7 2 (4.00%) WAN
8 1 (2.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (32.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (2.00%) JIRA
General
1 7 (14.00%) Banking
2 5 (10.00%) Finance
3 4 (8.00%) Retail
4 3 (6.00%) Legal
5 1 (2.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 22 (44.00%) Analyst
2 20 (40.00%) IT Support
3 18 (36.00%) Support Analyst
3 18 (36.00%) IT Support Analyst
4 9 (18.00%) Support Engineer
5 7 (14.00%) Desktop Support
5 7 (14.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 7 (14.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) Administrator
6 5 (10.00%) Consultant
6 5 (10.00%) Desktop Technician
7 4 (8.00%) Windows Support Engineer
7 4 (8.00%) Desktop Support Administrator
7 4 (8.00%) Desktop Administrator
7 4 (8.00%) Server Technician
7 4 (8.00%) Server Support
7 4 (8.00%) Server Engineer
7 4 (8.00%) Server Support Engineer
7 4 (8.00%) Server Administrator
7 4 (8.00%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.00%) HTML
2 2 (4.00%) COM
3 1 (2.00%) Web Services
3 1 (2.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (16.00%) Management Information System
3 5 (10.00%) Blackberry
4 4 (8.00%) Clustering
4 4 (8.00%) Client/Server
4 4 (8.00%) Thin Client
4 4 (8.00%) Fat Client
4 4 (8.00%) iPad
5 1 (2.00%) User Experience
5 1 (2.00%) E-Learning
5 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.00%) Wiki
5 1 (2.00%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 50 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (20.00%) UNIX
5 9 (18.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (18.00%) Windows XP
6 7 (14.00%) Linux
7 1 (2.00%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.00%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.00%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.00%) ITIL
2 12 (24.00%) Coaching
3 10 (20.00%) Six Sigma
3 10 (20.00%) Service Management
3 10 (20.00%) Performance Management
4 9 (18.00%) Change Management
4 9 (18.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 6 (12.00%) Capacity Management
5 6 (12.00%) Fault Management
5 6 (12.00%) Information Security
6 5 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (8.00%) Asset Management
7 4 (8.00%) Problem Management
7 4 (8.00%) Change Control
8 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Management
8 2 (4.00%) Service Delivery
9 1 (2.00%) Risk Management
9 1 (2.00%) Project Management
9 1 (2.00%) CRM
9 1 (2.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 25 (50.00%) SQL
2 10 (20.00%) C#
2 10 (20.00%) Perl
3 8 (16.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (16.00%) MCP
2 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.00%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (6.00%) Degree
3 3 (6.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.00%) HNC
4 1 (2.00%) HND
4 1 (2.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.00%) QA
2 9 (18.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (8.00%) ISO 9001
4 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (32.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (14.00%) XenApp
3 3 (6.00%) XenDesktop
3 3 (6.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.00%) vSphere
4 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 36 (72.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (20.00%) Oracle
3 8 (16.00%) Citrix
4 6 (12.00%) Cisco
5 5 (10.00%) VMware
6 4 (8.00%) IBM
7 3 (6.00%) AppSense
8 2 (4.00%) Remedy
8 2 (4.00%) HP
9 1 (2.00%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.00%) Apple
9 1 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
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