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 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 21 22 11
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -11
Permanent jobs citing Windows 93 110 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.45% 8.89% 13.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.26% 46.22% 59.16%
Number of salaries quoted 66 86 108
Median salary £37,500 £40,750 £35,939
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.97% +13.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £23,550
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £53,600
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,820
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.69%

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
231 238 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 20.98% 19.24% 23.40%
Number of salaries quoted 154 161 181
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 28 February 2017.

Windows Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 86 (42.36%) Windows Server
2 76 (37.44%) Active Directory
3 72 (35.47%) Microsoft
4 65 (32.02%) Linux
5 49 (24.14%) SQL
6 44 (21.67%) Cisco
7 43 (21.18%) PowerShell
8 42 (20.69%) VMware
9 40 (19.70%) SQL Server
10 37 (18.23%) C#
11 36 (17.73%) Firewall
12 35 (17.24%) Finance
13 33 (16.26%) Degree
14 32 (15.76%) Windows Server 2008
14 32 (15.76%) DevOps
15 31 (15.27%) Python
16 29 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
16 29 (14.29%) SCCM
17 28 (13.79%) MS Exchange
18 27 (13.30%) C++
18 27 (13.30%) Java
18 27 (13.30%) Puppet
19 26 (12.81%) Agile Software Development
19 26 (12.81%) MS Excel
19 26 (12.81%) WAN
19 26 (12.81%) Opscode Chef
20 25 (12.32%) DNS
20 25 (12.32%) .NET
21 24 (11.82%) Microsoft Azure
22 23 (11.33%) Windows Server 2012

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 28 (13.79%) MS Exchange
2 21 (10.34%) IIS
3 13 (6.40%) Apache
3 13 (6.40%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (5.91%) Tomcat
5 7 (3.45%) JBoss
6 5 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (2.46%) Skype for Business
7 4 (1.97%) Confluence
8 3 (1.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (1.48%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.99%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.99%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.49%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.49%) CMS
10 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.49%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.49%) nginx
10 1 (0.49%) SAS
Applications
1 26 (12.81%) MS Excel
2 14 (6.90%) MS Office
3 3 (1.48%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.99%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 24 (11.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (10.84%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (5.91%) Office 365
4 4 (1.97%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.97%) IaaS
5 2 (0.99%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.99%) G Suite
5 2 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.99%) iPaaS
5 2 (0.99%) PaaS
5 2 (0.99%) SaaS
6 1 (0.49%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.49%) GitHub
6 1 (0.49%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 36 (17.73%) Firewall
2 26 (12.81%) WAN
3 25 (12.32%) DNS
4 23 (11.33%) LAN
4 23 (11.33%) SAN
5 16 (7.88%) TCP/IP
5 16 (7.88%) VPN
6 14 (6.90%) DHCP
7 13 (6.40%) NAS
8 9 (4.43%) iSCSI
9 6 (2.96%) Skype
10 5 (2.46%) WLAN
11 3 (1.48%) Internet
11 3 (1.48%) IP Telephony
11 3 (1.48%) Network Security
12 2 (0.99%) HTTP
12 2 (0.99%) LDAP
12 2 (0.99%) SSH
12 2 (0.99%) WebEx
13 1 (0.49%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (19.70%) SQL Server
2 19 (9.36%) MySQL
3 7 (3.45%) NoSQL
3 7 (3.45%) Relational Database
4 6 (2.96%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (1.48%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.48%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (0.99%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.49%) Base SAS
7 1 (0.49%) Big Data
7 1 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.49%) DB2
7 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.49%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.49%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 1 (0.49%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 14 (6.90%) Git (software)
2 7 (3.45%) Subversion
3 6 (2.96%) Jenkins
3 6 (2.96%) Maven
4 5 (2.46%) JIRA
4 5 (2.46%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.97%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (1.48%) GCC
6 3 (1.48%) NuGet
6 3 (1.48%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.99%) Bitbucket
7 2 (0.99%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.99%) JUnit
7 2 (0.99%) Moq
7 2 (0.99%) MSI
7 2 (0.99%) NSubstitute
7 2 (0.99%) NUnit
7 2 (0.99%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (0.99%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.49%) Travis CI
General
1 35 (17.24%) Finance
2 11 (5.42%) Banking
3 7 (3.45%) Games
4 5 (2.46%) Retail
5 3 (1.48%) Legal
6 2 (0.99%) Back Office
6 2 (0.99%) German Language
6 2 (0.99%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.49%) French Language
7 1 (0.49%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (18.72%) Analyst
2 30 (14.78%) Support Engineer
3 24 (11.82%) Support Analyst
4 21 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 17 (8.37%) Administrator
6 16 (7.88%) Systems Administrator
6 16 (7.88%) Systems Engineer
7 14 (6.90%) Developer
7 14 (6.90%) Infrastructure Support
7 14 (6.90%) IT Support
7 14 (6.90%) Software Engineer
8 13 (6.40%) IT Analyst
9 12 (5.91%) DevOps Engineer
9 12 (5.91%) IT Engineer
10 11 (5.42%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 11 (5.42%) Systems Support
10 11 (5.42%) Systems Support Engineer
11 10 (4.93%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 10 (4.93%) IT Support Analyst
12 9 (4.43%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (12.32%) .NET
2 14 (6.90%) Web Services
3 12 (5.91%) ASP.NET
4 8 (3.94%) AngularJS
4 8 (3.94%) HTML
5 7 (3.45%) LAMP
5 7 (3.45%) XML
6 6 (2.96%) CSS
7 5 (2.46%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (1.97%) .NET Framework
8 4 (1.97%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (1.97%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 4 (1.97%) STL
9 3 (1.48%) jQuery
9 3 (1.48%) MFC
9 3 (1.48%) React
9 3 (1.48%) REST
9 3 (1.48%) SOAP
10 2 (0.99%) Entity Framework
10 2 (0.99%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.40%) Data Centre
2 12 (5.91%) Computer Science
3 7 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.96%) Algorithms
4 6 (2.96%) Fat Client
4 6 (2.96%) Thin Client
5 5 (2.46%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.46%) Replication
6 3 (1.48%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.48%) Private Cloud
6 3 (1.48%) Public Cloud
7 2 (0.99%) Augmented Reality
7 2 (0.99%) Driving Licence
7 2 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.99%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (0.99%) EPoS
7 2 (0.99%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.49%) iPad
8 1 (0.49%) iPhone
8 1 (0.49%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 86 (42.36%) Windows Server
2 65 (32.02%) Linux
3 32 (15.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (11.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (8.37%) Windows 7
6 16 (7.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (6.40%) Ubuntu
7 13 (6.40%) Unix
7 13 (6.40%) Windows XP
8 12 (5.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (5.42%) Windows 2000
10 10 (4.93%) Solaris
11 7 (3.45%) OpenVMS
11 7 (3.45%) Windows 10
12 6 (2.96%) Android
12 6 (2.96%) Apple iOS
12 6 (2.96%) Windows 8
13 4 (1.97%) CentOS
14 2 (0.99%) AIX
15 1 (0.49%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (15.76%) DevOps
2 26 (12.81%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (10.34%) Software Engineering
4 18 (8.87%) ITIL
5 16 (7.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 13 (6.40%) Configuration Management
6 13 (6.40%) Mentoring
7 10 (4.93%) Open Source
7 10 (4.93%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (4.43%) OO
8 9 (4.43%) Root Cause Analysis
8 9 (4.43%) Service Management
9 8 (3.94%) Disruptive Innovation
9 8 (3.94%) Penetration Testing
9 8 (3.94%) Security Testing
10 7 (3.45%) Change Management
10 7 (3.45%) MVC
10 7 (3.45%) Service Delivery
11 6 (2.96%) Project Management
11 6 (2.96%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (24.14%) SQL
2 43 (21.18%) PowerShell
3 37 (18.23%) C#
4 31 (15.27%) Python
5 27 (13.30%) C++
5 27 (13.30%) Java
6 15 (7.39%) Bash Shell
7 13 (6.40%) C
7 13 (6.40%) Ruby
8 12 (5.91%) JavaScript
9 10 (4.93%) VB
10 8 (3.94%) Perl
11 7 (3.45%) VBScript
12 2 (0.99%) Assembly Language
12 2 (0.99%) Delphi
12 2 (0.99%) Embedded C
12 2 (0.99%) Embedded C++
12 2 (0.99%) PHP
12 2 (0.99%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.99%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (16.26%) Degree
2 10 (4.93%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (4.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (3.94%) CREST Certified
5 7 (3.45%) CCNA
5 7 (3.45%) HND
6 6 (2.96%) MCSE
7 4 (1.97%) CISSP
8 3 (1.48%) CCNP
8 3 (1.48%) MCITP
8 3 (1.48%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.48%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.99%) MCP
9 2 (0.99%) NCDA
9 2 (0.99%) NCIE
9 2 (0.99%) VCAP
9 2 (0.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.49%) ISEB
10 1 (0.49%) MCSA
10 1 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.94%) SLA
2 3 (1.48%) COBIT
2 3 (1.48%) QA
3 2 (0.99%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.49%) HL7
4 1 (0.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 76 (37.44%) Active Directory
2 29 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (10.34%) Hyper-V
4 9 (4.43%) Microsoft App-V
5 8 (3.94%) XenApp
6 6 (2.96%) Terminal Services
6 6 (2.96%) vSphere
7 5 (2.46%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (1.97%) MetaFrame
8 4 (1.97%) XenDesktop
9 3 (1.48%) BitLocker
9 3 (1.48%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (1.48%) Firmware
9 3 (1.48%) NFS
10 2 (0.99%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (0.99%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.99%) NetIQ eDirectory
10 2 (0.99%) UAG
10 2 (0.99%) vCloud
10 2 (0.99%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 29 (14.29%) SCCM
2 27 (13.30%) Puppet
3 26 (12.81%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (5.91%) Ansible
5 11 (5.42%) SCOM
6 6 (2.96%) McAfee ePO
6 6 (2.96%) Nagios
6 6 (2.96%) SolarWinds Orion
7 5 (2.46%) Check_MK
7 5 (2.46%) SCVMM
8 4 (1.97%) DameWare
9 3 (1.48%) Capistrano
9 3 (1.48%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 3 (1.48%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 3 (1.48%) yum
10 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Clustering
10 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Intune
10 2 (0.99%) NetIQ Identity Manager
10 2 (0.99%) PowerCLI
10 2 (0.99%) vRealize
Vendors
1 72 (35.47%) Microsoft
2 44 (21.67%) Cisco
3 42 (20.69%) VMware
4 22 (10.84%) Citrix
5 17 (8.37%) Oracle
6 12 (5.91%) Red Hat
7 10 (4.93%) HP
8 9 (4.43%) F5
8 9 (4.43%) Perforce
9 8 (3.94%) Dell
10 7 (3.45%) Brocade
10 7 (3.45%) Intel Security
10 7 (3.45%) Percona
10 7 (3.45%) Riverbed
11 6 (2.96%) Google
11 6 (2.96%) SolarWinds
12 5 (2.46%) Palo Alto
13 4 (1.97%) CheckPoint
13 4 (1.97%) Symantec
13 4 (1.97%) WatchGuard
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