The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 19 16 22
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 125 143 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.14% 10.72% 8.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 53.19% 45.25% 40.94%
Number of salaries quoted 76 91 88
Median salary £36,750 £38,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £55,000 £45,750
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Windows
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
235 316 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 19.06% 23.69% 21.69%
Number of salaries quoted 135 204 188
Median salary £41,500 £38,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.79% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Windows
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Windows Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Windows
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Windows.

1 98 (42.42%) Windows Server
2 85 (36.80%) Microsoft
3 61 (26.41%) Active Directory
3 61 (26.41%) Finance
4 60 (25.97%) Linux
5 58 (25.11%) MS Excel
6 53 (22.94%) SQL
7 49 (21.21%) VMware
8 45 (19.48%) Windows Server 2012
9 44 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
10 43 (18.61%) SQL Server
11 42 (18.18%) SCCM
12 41 (17.75%) VMware Infrastructure
12 41 (17.75%) Degree
13 40 (17.32%) ITIL
14 37 (16.02%) C#
14 37 (16.02%) MS Exchange
15 33 (14.29%) TCP/IP
15 33 (14.29%) Oracle
15 33 (14.29%) Cisco
15 33 (14.29%) SAN
16 32 (13.85%) MS Office
16 32 (13.85%) Windows 7
17 30 (12.99%) PowerShell
18 28 (12.12%) Banking
19 27 (11.69%) High Availability
20 26 (11.26%) Agile Software Development
21 25 (10.82%) Citrix
22 23 (9.96%) Unix
22 23 (9.96%) Hyper-V

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 37 (16.02%) MS Exchange
2 14 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
2 14 (6.06%) SharePoint
3 8 (3.46%) Apache
3 8 (3.46%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (3.03%) IIS
5 6 (2.60%) Tomcat
6 5 (2.16%) SAS
6 5 (2.16%) Skype for Business
7 4 (1.73%) Cloud Foundry
7 4 (1.73%) JBoss
7 4 (1.73%) Node.js
8 2 (0.87%) CMS
8 2 (0.87%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.43%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.43%) GeoServer
9 1 (0.43%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 58 (25.11%) MS Excel
2 32 (13.85%) MS Office
3 3 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (5.19%) Markit EDM
1 12 (5.19%) MultiFonds
1 12 (5.19%) thinkFolio
2 4 (1.73%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.30%) Sage CRM
4 1 (0.43%) Infor SunSystems
4 1 (0.43%) Magento
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.43%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 22 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (7.36%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (7.36%) Office 365
3 13 (5.63%) SaaS
4 9 (3.90%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (3.90%) Heroku
5 5 (2.16%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (2.16%) Google Compute Engine
6 1 (0.43%) Bluemix
6 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.43%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 33 (14.29%) SAN
1 33 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 22 (9.52%) LAN
2 22 (9.52%) WAN
3 20 (8.66%) Firewall
4 17 (7.36%) DHCP
4 17 (7.36%) DNS
5 12 (5.19%) Multicast
6 11 (4.76%) VPN
7 6 (2.60%) WebEx
8 5 (2.16%) SSL
9 4 (1.73%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (1.73%) HTTP
9 4 (1.73%) VoIP
10 3 (1.30%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (1.30%) IPsec
10 3 (1.30%) MPLS
10 3 (1.30%) NAS
10 3 (1.30%) Network Security
10 3 (1.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (18.61%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.49%) MySQL
3 13 (5.63%) RDBMS
3 13 (5.63%) Relational Database
4 8 (3.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (3.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (2.16%) Base SAS
7 5 (2.16%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.16%) OLAP
7 5 (2.16%) Oracle OLAP
7 5 (2.16%) SAS EBI
7 5 (2.16%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 5 (2.16%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (2.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (1.73%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.30%) GIS
10 2 (0.87%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.43%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (1.30%) MSI
1 3 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.87%) AdminStudio
2 2 (0.87%) Bugzilla
2 2 (0.87%) FogBugz
2 2 (0.87%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.87%) JIRA
2 2 (0.87%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.43%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.43%) Selenium
3 1 (0.43%) SpecFlow
3 1 (0.43%) Subversion
3 1 (0.43%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.43%) WinDbg
General
1 61 (26.41%) Finance
2 28 (12.12%) Banking
3 12 (5.19%) Financial Institution
3 12 (5.19%) Investment Banking
3 12 (5.19%) Private Banking
4 10 (4.33%) Marketing
4 10 (4.33%) Retail
5 9 (3.90%) Games
6 7 (3.03%) Back Office
7 6 (2.60%) French Language
7 6 (2.60%) German Language
7 6 (2.60%) Manufacturing
7 6 (2.60%) Spanish Language
8 4 (1.73%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.43%) Electronics
9 1 (0.43%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (12.12%) Analyst
2 25 (10.82%) Support Engineer
3 23 (9.96%) Administrator
4 20 (8.66%) Windows Engineer
5 19 (8.23%) Developer
6 18 (7.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 14 (6.06%) Server Engineer
7 14 (6.06%) Support Analyst
7 14 (6.06%) Windows Server Engineer
8 12 (5.19%) Field Engineer
9 11 (4.76%) Field Support Engineer
9 11 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
10 10 (4.33%) Consultant
11 9 (3.90%) IT Engineer
11 9 (3.90%) PowerShell Engineer
12 8 (3.46%) Applications Support
13 7 (3.03%) .NET Developer
13 7 (3.03%) Desktop Support
13 7 (3.03%) Splunk Administrator
13 7 (3.03%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (9.52%) .NET
2 9 (3.90%) SVG
3 8 (3.46%) Web Services
4 7 (3.03%) ASP.NET
4 7 (3.03%) RESTful
5 6 (2.60%) CSS
5 6 (2.60%) HTML
5 6 (2.60%) Middleware
5 6 (2.60%) REST
6 5 (2.16%) AngularJS
6 5 (2.16%) Backbone.js
6 5 (2.16%) Ember.js
6 5 (2.16%) React
7 4 (1.73%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (1.73%) SOAP
7 4 (1.73%) WCF
7 4 (1.73%) WPF
8 3 (1.30%) HTML5
8 3 (1.30%) Ruby on Rails
8 3 (1.30%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.36%) Data Centre
2 15 (6.49%) Clustering
3 12 (5.19%) Computer Science
3 12 (5.19%) Grid Computing
4 8 (3.46%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.46%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (3.03%) Mathematics
6 5 (2.16%) Informatics
6 5 (2.16%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.16%) Private Cloud
6 5 (2.16%) User Experience
7 4 (1.73%) Data Extraction
7 4 (1.73%) Physics
8 3 (1.30%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.30%) Cloud Native
8 3 (1.30%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.30%) iPhone
8 3 (1.30%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.30%) PKI
9 2 (0.87%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 98 (42.42%) Windows Server
2 60 (25.97%) Linux
3 45 (19.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 44 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 32 (13.85%) Windows 7
6 23 (9.96%) Unix
7 22 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (5.19%) Apple iOS
9 10 (4.33%) Android
9 10 (4.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (3.90%) Windows 8
11 6 (2.60%) Windows 10
12 4 (1.73%) Mac OS X
13 3 (1.30%) Windows 2000
13 3 (1.30%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.87%) AIX
14 2 (0.87%) Solaris
14 2 (0.87%) zOS
15 1 (0.43%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.43%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (17.32%) ITIL
2 27 (11.69%) High Availability
3 26 (11.26%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (9.52%) Project Management
5 18 (7.79%) Disaster Recovery
6 16 (6.93%) People Management
7 14 (6.06%) CRM
7 14 (6.06%) Service Delivery
8 13 (5.63%) Investment Management
9 12 (5.19%) Electronic Trading
9 12 (5.19%) Load Balancing
9 12 (5.19%) MVC
10 11 (4.76%) Software Engineering
11 10 (4.33%) Service Management
12 9 (3.90%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (3.90%) Change Management
12 9 (3.90%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (3.90%) DevOps
12 9 (3.90%) Root Cause Analysis
12 9 (3.90%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (22.94%) SQL
2 37 (16.02%) C#
3 30 (12.99%) PowerShell
4 22 (9.52%) C++
5 17 (7.36%) JavaScript
6 10 (4.33%) C
7 9 (3.90%) Java
7 9 (3.90%) Perl
8 7 (3.03%) Ruby
8 7 (3.03%) Shell Script
9 6 (2.60%) Python
9 6 (2.60%) VBA
10 5 (2.16%) PHP
10 5 (2.16%) VBScript
11 4 (1.73%) VB
12 3 (1.30%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.87%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.87%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.87%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.43%) R
Qualifications
1 41 (17.75%) Degree
2 10 (4.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (3.46%) MCSE
4 7 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (2.60%) SC Cleared
5 6 (2.60%) Security Cleared
6 5 (2.16%) CCNA
7 4 (1.73%) HND
7 4 (1.73%) MCSA
8 3 (1.30%) CISSP
8 3 (1.30%) MCP
8 3 (1.30%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.87%) APMP
9 2 (0.87%) Avaya Certification
9 2 (0.87%) CISA
9 2 (0.87%) ISEB
9 2 (0.87%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.87%) MCTS
9 2 (0.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (9.52%) SLA
2 2 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.87%) QA
3 1 (0.43%) COBIT
System Software
1 61 (26.41%) Active Directory
2 41 (17.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (9.96%) Hyper-V
4 9 (3.90%) vSphere
5 7 (3.03%) XenApp
6 5 (2.16%) Docker
6 5 (2.16%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (1.73%) XenDesktop
8 3 (1.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (1.30%) MetaFrame
9 2 (0.87%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 2 (0.87%) NFS
9 2 (0.87%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.43%) Firmware
10 1 (0.43%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.43%) Postfix
10 1 (0.43%) Samba
10 1 (0.43%) Varnish
10 1 (0.43%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 42 (18.18%) SCCM
2 22 (9.52%) SCOM
3 8 (3.46%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (3.46%) Puppet
4 7 (3.03%) Ansible
5 3 (1.30%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (1.30%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (1.30%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 3 (1.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (1.30%) Tivoli
5 3 (1.30%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 3 (1.30%) vRealize
6 2 (0.87%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.43%) Nagios
7 1 (0.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.43%) yum
Vendors
1 85 (36.80%) Microsoft
2 49 (21.21%) VMware
3 33 (14.29%) Cisco
3 33 (14.29%) Oracle
4 25 (10.82%) Citrix
5 20 (8.66%) Bloomberg
5 20 (8.66%) Fidessa
5 20 (8.66%) Reuters
6 17 (7.36%) HP
6 17 (7.36%) IBM
7 16 (6.93%) Red Hat
8 12 (5.19%) Calypso
8 12 (5.19%) Charles River
8 12 (5.19%) Linedata
8 12 (5.19%) Sybase
9 11 (4.76%) CheckPoint
9 11 (4.76%) F5
10 10 (4.33%) Blue Coat
10 10 (4.33%) Juniper
11 7 (3.03%) Splunk
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