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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 19 17 16
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 131 173 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.78% 11.91% 11.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.81% 50.58% 48.86%
Number of salaries quoted 71 113 120
Median salary £38,670 £35,000 £36,447
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.48% -3.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
274 342 350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 22.55% 23.54% 23.47%
Number of salaries quoted 165 205 220
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £54,600 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +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 27 July 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 119 (47.60%) Windows Server
2 99 (39.60%) Microsoft
3 78 (31.20%) Active Directory
4 75 (30.00%) VMware
5 74 (29.60%) Linux
6 66 (26.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 62 (24.80%) VMware Infrastructure
7 62 (24.80%) SQL Server
8 58 (23.20%) SQL
8 58 (23.20%) MS Excel
8 58 (23.20%) Finance
9 57 (22.80%) Windows Server 2008
10 47 (18.80%) ITIL
11 42 (16.80%) C#
11 42 (16.80%) Cisco
11 42 (16.80%) SCCM
12 40 (16.00%) Oracle
12 40 (16.00%) MS Exchange
13 39 (15.60%) PowerShell
14 38 (15.20%) TCP/IP
15 36 (14.40%) Hyper-V
16 33 (13.20%) SAN
17 30 (12.00%) MS Office
17 30 (12.00%) Degree
18 29 (11.60%) Windows 7
19 28 (11.20%) WAN
20 27 (10.80%) LAN
20 27 (10.80%) C++
20 27 (10.80%) Windows Server 2003
21 26 (10.40%) Banking

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 40 (16.00%) MS Exchange
2 21 (8.40%) IIS
3 19 (7.60%) SharePoint
4 16 (6.40%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (3.20%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (2.80%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (2.40%) Apache
8 6 (2.40%) Skype for Business
9 5 (2.00%) SAS
9 5 (2.00%) Tomcat
10 4 (1.60%) Cloud Foundry
10 4 (1.60%) nginx
11 3 (1.20%) JBoss
12 2 (0.80%) CMS
13 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
Applications
1 58 (23.20%) MS Excel
2 30 (12.00%) MS Office
3 4 (1.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (4.40%) Markit EDM
1 11 (4.40%) MultiFonds
1 11 (4.40%) thinkFolio
2 3 (1.20%) Sage CRM
3 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.40%) Magento
3 1 (0.40%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 21 (8.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (6.00%) Office 365
3 8 (3.20%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (2.40%) IaaS
5 4 (1.60%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.40%) Bluemix
7 1 (0.40%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (15.20%) TCP/IP
2 33 (13.20%) SAN
3 28 (11.20%) WAN
4 27 (10.80%) LAN
5 25 (10.00%) DHCP
5 25 (10.00%) DNS
6 21 (8.40%) Firewall
7 11 (4.40%) Multicast
8 9 (3.60%) WebEx
9 8 (3.20%) VPN
10 6 (2.40%) VoIP
11 5 (2.00%) Ethernet
12 4 (1.60%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (1.60%) HTTP
12 4 (1.60%) LDAP
12 4 (1.60%) MPLS
12 4 (1.60%) Network Security
13 3 (1.20%) IPsec
13 3 (1.20%) SSL
13 3 (1.20%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (24.80%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.20%) MySQL
3 11 (4.40%) RDBMS
3 11 (4.40%) Relational Database
4 10 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (3.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (3.20%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (2.80%) MongoDB
7 7 (2.80%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (2.00%) Base SAS
8 5 (2.00%) OLAP
8 5 (2.00%) Oracle OLAP
8 5 (2.00%) SAS EBI
8 5 (2.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 5 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (1.60%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.20%) Informix
11 2 (0.80%) Big Data
11 2 (0.80%) GIS
Development Applications
1 8 (3.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (2.00%) Bugzilla
2 5 (2.00%) FogBugz
2 5 (2.00%) JIRA
3 4 (1.60%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.20%) MSI
4 3 (1.20%) Selenium
4 3 (1.20%) SpecFlow
5 2 (0.80%) AdminStudio
5 2 (0.80%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.40%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.40%) Jenkins
General
1 58 (23.20%) Finance
2 26 (10.40%) Banking
3 15 (6.00%) Investment Banking
4 11 (4.40%) Financial Institution
4 11 (4.40%) Private Banking
5 9 (3.60%) French Language
5 9 (3.60%) Games
5 9 (3.60%) German Language
5 9 (3.60%) Spanish Language
6 7 (2.80%) Back Office
6 7 (2.80%) Retail
7 6 (2.40%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.20%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.40%) Legal
Job Titles
1 34 (13.60%) Analyst
2 24 (9.60%) Windows Engineer
3 22 (8.80%) Administrator
4 21 (8.40%) Support Engineer
5 19 (7.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 18 (7.20%) Systems Administrator
7 17 (6.80%) Field Engineer
7 17 (6.80%) Server Engineer
7 17 (6.80%) Windows Server Engineer
8 16 (6.40%) Field Support Engineer
9 15 (6.00%) Architect
10 14 (5.60%) Support Analyst
11 10 (4.00%) Consultant
11 10 (4.00%) Developer
12 9 (3.60%) PowerShell Engineer
12 9 (3.60%) Team Leader
13 8 (3.20%) Senior Analyst
13 8 (3.20%) Software Engineer
14 7 (2.80%) Applications Support
14 7 (2.80%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (10.00%) .NET
2 14 (5.60%) ASP.NET
3 7 (2.80%) WCF
4 6 (2.40%) Middleware
5 5 (2.00%) REST
6 4 (1.60%) CSS
6 4 (1.60%) HTML
6 4 (1.60%) LAMP
6 4 (1.60%) RESTful
6 4 (1.60%) SOAP
7 3 (1.20%) HTML5
7 3 (1.20%) Web Services
7 3 (1.20%) WPF
8 2 (0.80%) Hibernate
8 2 (0.80%) JPA
8 2 (0.80%) Spring
8 2 (0.80%) WinForms
9 1 (0.40%) J2EE
9 1 (0.40%) STL
9 1 (0.40%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.40%) Data Centre
2 11 (4.40%) Grid Computing
3 10 (4.00%) Clustering
4 7 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.80%) Replication
5 6 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.00%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.00%) Informatics
6 5 (2.00%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.00%) Mathematics
7 4 (1.60%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.60%) Physics
7 4 (1.60%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.20%) Cloud Native
8 3 (1.20%) EMC VNX
8 3 (1.20%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.80%) EPoS
9 2 (0.80%) iPhone
9 2 (0.80%) PKI
9 2 (0.80%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 119 (47.60%) Windows Server
2 74 (29.60%) Linux
3 66 (26.40%) Windows Server 2012
4 57 (22.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (11.60%) Windows 7
6 27 (10.80%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (7.60%) Unix
8 16 (6.40%) Apple iOS
9 13 (5.20%) Android
10 11 (4.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (3.60%) Windows 8
12 7 (2.80%) Mac OS X
13 4 (1.60%) Solaris
14 3 (1.20%) CentOS
15 2 (0.80%) Windows 10
15 2 (0.80%) Windows XP
16 1 (0.40%) AIX
16 1 (0.40%) VMS
16 1 (0.40%) Windows 2000
16 1 (0.40%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (18.80%) ITIL
2 26 (10.40%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (8.00%) DevOps
4 19 (7.60%) Disaster Recovery
5 18 (7.20%) High Availability
6 17 (6.80%) Service Delivery
7 16 (6.40%) MVC
8 15 (6.00%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (6.00%) People Management
9 14 (5.60%) Load Balancing
10 13 (5.20%) Presales
10 13 (5.20%) Software Engineering
11 12 (4.80%) Investment Management
11 12 (4.80%) Performance Tuning
11 12 (4.80%) Scrum
12 11 (4.40%) Electronic Trading
13 10 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
13 10 (4.00%) Project Management
13 10 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
14 9 (3.60%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 58 (23.20%) SQL
2 42 (16.80%) C#
3 39 (15.60%) PowerShell
4 27 (10.80%) C++
5 19 (7.60%) JavaScript
6 10 (4.00%) Python
7 9 (3.60%) Java
8 8 (3.20%) C
8 8 (3.20%) Perl
8 8 (3.20%) PL/SQL
9 6 (2.40%) Ruby
9 6 (2.40%) Shell Script
9 6 (2.40%) VBA
10 5 (2.00%) Bash Shell
10 5 (2.00%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.60%) PHP
12 3 (1.20%) Delphi
12 3 (1.20%) VB
12 3 (1.20%) VBScript
13 2 (0.80%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 30 (12.00%) Degree
2 12 (4.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (4.40%) MCSE
4 9 (3.60%) SC Cleared
4 9 (3.60%) Security Cleared
5 6 (2.40%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (2.40%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (2.00%) HND
6 5 (2.00%) ISEB
6 5 (2.00%) ISTQB
7 4 (1.60%) CCNA
7 4 (1.60%) MCITP
7 4 (1.60%) MCP
7 4 (1.60%) MCSA
8 3 (1.20%) CISA
8 3 (1.20%) CISSP
8 3 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.80%) APMP
9 2 (0.80%) Avaya Certification
9 2 (0.80%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (8.80%) SLA
2 6 (2.40%) QA
3 5 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.40%) COBIT
System Software
1 78 (31.20%) Active Directory
2 62 (24.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (14.40%) Hyper-V
4 11 (4.40%) vSphere
5 6 (2.40%) Virtual Desktop
5 6 (2.40%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (2.00%) Docker
6 5 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (2.00%) XenApp
6 5 (2.00%) XenDesktop
7 4 (1.60%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 3 (1.20%) Firmware
9 2 (0.80%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.40%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.40%) MetaFrame
10 1 (0.40%) OpenSSH
10 1 (0.40%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.40%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 42 (16.80%) SCCM
2 22 (8.80%) SCOM
3 14 (5.60%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (5.60%) Puppet
4 7 (2.80%) Ansible
5 4 (1.60%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (1.60%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 4 (1.60%) vRealize
6 3 (1.20%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 3 (1.20%) Tivoli
6 3 (1.20%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 2 (0.80%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.80%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (0.80%) WSUS
Vendors
1 99 (39.60%) Microsoft
2 75 (30.00%) VMware
3 42 (16.80%) Cisco
4 40 (16.00%) Oracle
5 24 (9.60%) HP
6 21 (8.40%) Citrix
7 17 (6.80%) CheckPoint
8 16 (6.40%) Bloomberg
8 16 (6.40%) Fidessa
8 16 (6.40%) IBM
8 16 (6.40%) Reuters
9 15 (6.00%) Blue Coat
9 15 (6.00%) F5
9 15 (6.00%) Juniper
10 11 (4.40%) Calypso
10 11 (4.40%) Charles River
10 11 (4.40%) EMC
10 11 (4.40%) Linedata
10 11 (4.40%) Red Hat
10 11 (4.40%) Sybase
Edinburgh
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 40,000
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh
TDA Group
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + +Bonus +28 days holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: to £50K + full bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary package
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ISL
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
TDA Group
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus +On-call
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Seebyte Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £34,000 per annum + Pension and Bonus Schemes
Posted: 18 days ago