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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 57 64 85
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +21
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 48 42 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.42% 2.94% 0.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.15% 10.88% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 18 15 3
Average salary £27,500 £21,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.90% -4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £18,400 £18,100
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,700 £34,500
UK excluding London average salary £27,000 £26,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+1.88% -15.87%
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
365 386 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 26.02% 26.99% 22.16%
Number of salaries quoted 223 243 144
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
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 24 December 2014.

Windows 7 Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 69 (100.00%) Windows
2 47 (68.12%) Microsoft
3 38 (55.07%) Active Directory
4 25 (36.23%) MS Office
5 24 (34.78%) ITIL
6 23 (33.33%) DNS
7 22 (31.88%) MS Exchange
8 21 (30.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 21 (30.43%) Windows Server 2012
9 18 (26.09%) SQL Server
10 17 (24.64%) Windows XP
11 16 (23.19%) SQL
11 16 (23.19%) DHCP
12 14 (20.29%) Cisco
12 14 (20.29%) PowerShell
13 13 (18.84%) SharePoint
13 13 (18.84%) Client/Server
13 13 (18.84%) Change Management
13 13 (18.84%) Clustering
13 13 (18.84%) Banking
13 13 (18.84%) Retail
13 13 (18.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 12 (17.39%) C#
14 12 (17.39%) MS Excel
14 12 (17.39%) Service Delivery
14 12 (17.39%) Finance
14 12 (17.39%) Degree
15 11 (15.94%) MCP
15 11 (15.94%) Windows Server 2008
16 10 (14.49%) Lync

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 22 (31.88%) MS Exchange
2 13 (18.84%) SharePoint
3 10 (14.49%) Lync
4 9 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (11.59%) CMS
6 4 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (2.90%) IBM Notes
8 2 (2.90%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (2.90%) WorkSite
9 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 25 (36.23%) MS Office
2 12 (17.39%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 23 (33.33%) DNS
2 16 (23.19%) DHCP
3 9 (13.04%) TCP/IP
4 6 (8.70%) HTTPS
4 6 (8.70%) FTP
4 6 (8.70%) HTTP
4 6 (8.70%) WAN
4 6 (8.70%) SMTP
5 5 (7.25%) Ethernet
5 5 (7.25%) IP Telephony
6 4 (5.80%) Firewall
7 2 (2.90%) LAN
8 1 (1.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (4.35%) MSI
2 1 (1.45%) Bugzilla
2 1 (1.45%) JIRA
General
1 13 (18.84%) Banking
1 13 (18.84%) Retail
2 12 (17.39%) Finance
3 5 (7.25%) Legal
4 2 (2.90%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 34 (49.28%) Analyst
2 29 (42.03%) IT Support
3 23 (33.33%) Support Analyst
4 21 (30.43%) IT Support Analyst
5 14 (20.29%) Support Engineer
6 6 (8.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 5 (7.25%) Desktop Technician
8 3 (4.35%) Desktop Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) IT Support Technician
8 3 (4.35%) IT Support Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Support Technician
8 3 (4.35%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Desktop Support
9 2 (2.90%) Systems Analyst
9 2 (2.90%) Applications Support
9 2 (2.90%) Service Analyst
9 2 (2.90%) Service Desk Analyst
9 2 (2.90%) Graduate
9 2 (2.90%) Graduate Support Analyst
9 2 (2.90%) Graduate IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.59%) HTML
2 1 (1.45%) .NET
2 1 (1.45%) COM
2 1 (1.45%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.84%) Client/Server
1 13 (18.84%) Clustering
2 9 (13.04%) Management Information System
3 7 (10.14%) Thin Client
3 7 (10.14%) Fat Client
4 4 (5.80%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.35%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.90%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.90%) Tandem
7 1 (1.45%) PKI
7 1 (1.45%) Replication
7 1 (1.45%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 69 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (30.43%) Windows Server 2003
2 21 (30.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 17 (24.64%) Windows XP
4 11 (15.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (10.14%) Mac OS X
5 7 (10.14%) Linux
6 3 (4.35%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (34.78%) ITIL
2 13 (18.84%) Change Management
3 12 (17.39%) Service Delivery
4 10 (14.49%) Mentoring
4 10 (14.49%) Coaching
5 9 (13.04%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (7.25%) Fault Management
6 5 (7.25%) Capacity Management
6 5 (7.25%) Infrastructure Management
6 5 (7.25%) Information Security
7 3 (4.35%) Project Planning
7 3 (4.35%) Project Management
8 2 (2.90%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (2.90%) Identity Management
8 2 (2.90%) Resource Management
8 2 (2.90%) Document Management
8 2 (2.90%) Supplier Management
8 2 (2.90%) Migration
8 2 (2.90%) ITIL V3
8 2 (2.90%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 16 (23.19%) SQL
2 14 (20.29%) PowerShell
3 12 (17.39%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (17.39%) Degree
2 11 (15.94%) MCP
3 8 (11.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (4.35%) MCSE
5 2 (2.90%) MCSA
5 2 (2.90%) HND
5 2 (2.90%) MCDST
5 2 (2.90%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (18.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (5.80%) SLA
3 1 (1.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 38 (55.07%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.70%) Hyper-V
3 4 (5.80%) XenApp
4 3 (4.35%) XenDesktop
4 3 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 4 (5.80%) SCCM
2 2 (2.90%) SCOM
3 1 (1.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (1.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (1.45%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 47 (68.12%) Microsoft
2 14 (20.29%) Cisco
3 6 (8.70%) HP
3 6 (8.70%) Citrix
4 3 (4.35%) Remedy
4 3 (4.35%) VMware
5 2 (2.90%) Lotus
6 1 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.45%) Symantec
6 1 (1.45%) Vermilion
6 1 (1.45%) Varonis
Edinburgh
DP Connect
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 10 days ago
Edinburgh
DP Connect
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per month + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 16 days ago