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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 87 83 84
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 12 30 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.89% 1.82% 0.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.86% 9.01% 3.73%
Number of salaries quoted 8 13 8
Average salary £23,500 £32,500 £24,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.69% +31.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,400 £20,100 £17,700
10% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £41,300 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £26,500 £29,500
% change year-on-year
- -10.16%
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
311 333 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 23.02% 20.21% 24.08%
Number of salaries quoted 201 196 165
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,895 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.64% -1.61%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 72 (100.00%) Windows
2 43 (59.72%) Active Directory
3 42 (58.33%) Microsoft
4 32 (44.44%) MS Office
4 32 (44.44%) MS Exchange
5 20 (27.78%) Windows XP
5 20 (27.78%) Finance
6 17 (23.61%) ITIL
7 15 (20.83%) Citrix
7 15 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (19.44%) DNS
9 13 (18.06%) Cisco
9 13 (18.06%) MS Excel
10 12 (16.67%) SharePoint
10 12 (16.67%) Client/Server
10 12 (16.67%) DHCP
10 12 (16.67%) Service Delivery
11 11 (15.28%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (15.28%) Coaching
12 10 (13.89%) Mentoring
12 10 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (13.89%) Migration
12 10 (13.89%) Clustering
12 10 (13.89%) SCCM
12 10 (13.89%) Banking
12 10 (13.89%) Retail
13 9 (12.50%) Degree
13 9 (12.50%) VMware
13 9 (12.50%) Blackberry
13 9 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 12 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 9 (12.50%) Lync
4 8 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 7 (9.72%) WorkSite
6 6 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (6.94%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (5.56%) IBM Notes
9 3 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (2.78%) CMS
Applications
1 32 (44.44%) MS Office
2 13 (18.06%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.39%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.39%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.39%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) Symantec.cloud
1 1 (1.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (19.44%) DNS
2 12 (16.67%) DHCP
3 5 (6.94%) Ethernet
4 4 (5.56%) IP Telephony
5 3 (4.17%) VoIP
5 3 (4.17%) WAN
5 3 (4.17%) LAN
6 2 (2.78%) Firewall
6 2 (2.78%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (2.78%) SMS
6 2 (2.78%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.78%) VPN
7 1 (1.39%) SMTP
7 1 (1.39%) FTP
7 1 (1.39%) HTTP
7 1 (1.39%) ATM
7 1 (1.39%) HTTPS
7 1 (1.39%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.78%) MySQL
2 2 (2.78%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (6.94%) MSI
General
1 20 (27.78%) Finance
2 10 (13.89%) Banking
2 10 (13.89%) Retail
3 6 (8.33%) Legal
4 2 (2.78%) Publishing
4 2 (2.78%) Law
4 2 (2.78%) German Language
5 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (34.72%) Analyst
2 23 (31.94%) IT Support
3 16 (22.22%) Support Analyst
4 14 (19.44%) IT Support Analyst
5 13 (18.06%) Support Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (6.94%) IT Support Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) Desktop Technician
7 4 (5.56%) IT Assistant
8 3 (4.17%) Applications Support
8 3 (4.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (4.17%) Junior
8 3 (4.17%) Support Technician
8 3 (4.17%) Junior Analyst
8 3 (4.17%) Desktop Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) IT Support Technician
9 2 (2.78%) Service Desk Engineer
9 2 (2.78%) IT Support Assistant
9 2 (2.78%) Build Engineer
9 2 (2.78%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.39%) HTML
1 1 (1.39%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.67%) Client/Server
2 10 (13.89%) Clustering
3 9 (12.50%) Blackberry
4 8 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.56%) Mainframe
6 3 (4.17%) iPhone
6 3 (4.17%) iPad
7 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.78%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.78%) Fat Client
7 2 (2.78%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.39%) PKI
8 1 (1.39%) Handset
8 1 (1.39%) Replication
8 1 (1.39%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 72 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (27.78%) Windows XP
3 15 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (9.72%) Windows 8
7 6 (8.33%) Mac OS X
7 6 (8.33%) Linux
8 2 (2.78%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.78%) Android
9 1 (1.39%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (23.61%) ITIL
2 12 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 11 (15.28%) Coaching
4 10 (13.89%) Mentoring
4 10 (13.89%) Migration
5 6 (8.33%) Data Migration
6 4 (5.56%) Document Management
6 4 (5.56%) CRM
7 3 (4.17%) Project Planning
7 3 (4.17%) Change Management
8 2 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (2.78%) Infrastructure Management
8 2 (2.78%) Line Management
8 2 (2.78%) ITIL V3
8 2 (2.78%) ITSM
8 2 (2.78%) Identity Management
8 2 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (2.78%) Resource Management
8 2 (2.78%) Supplier Management
8 2 (2.78%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.11%) SQL
2 7 (9.72%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (15.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (12.50%) Degree
2 9 (12.50%) MCSE
3 6 (8.33%) MCP
4 3 (4.17%) MCSA
4 3 (4.17%) MCITP
5 2 (2.78%) MCDST
5 2 (2.78%) HND
6 1 (1.39%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) SLA
1 3 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 43 (59.72%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.94%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (5.56%) XenApp
5 3 (4.17%) Hyper-V
5 3 (4.17%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (2.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (1.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (13.89%) SCCM
2 4 (5.56%) SCOM
3 2 (2.78%) WSUS
4 1 (1.39%) ZENworks
4 1 (1.39%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.39%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.39%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 42 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 15 (20.83%) Citrix
3 13 (18.06%) Cisco
4 9 (12.50%) VMware
5 4 (5.56%) Lotus
6 3 (4.17%) HP
7 2 (2.78%) Dell
7 2 (2.78%) Interwoven
7 2 (2.78%) Oracle
8 1 (1.39%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.39%) Apple
8 1 (1.39%) Adobe
8 1 (1.39%) Websense
8 1 (1.39%) Symantec
8 1 (1.39%) Spiceworks
8 1 (1.39%) Twitter
8 1 (1.39%) Varonis