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

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 18 13 11
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 108 197 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.45% 12.30% 16.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.70% 49.25% 58.75%
Number of salaries quoted 71 114 152
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,500 £25,550
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £45,450
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +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
259 400 417
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 22.66% 24.97% 28.37%
Number of salaries quoted 192 225 267
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,200 £26,850
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £53,500
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 28 September 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 103 (43.28%) Windows Server
2 89 (37.39%) Microsoft
3 80 (33.61%) Linux
4 79 (33.19%) Active Directory
5 77 (32.35%) VMware
6 74 (31.09%) SQL
7 66 (27.73%) SQL Server
8 62 (26.05%) VMware Infrastructure
9 56 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
10 51 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
11 47 (19.75%) MS Excel
12 42 (17.65%) Finance
12 42 (17.65%) PowerShell
13 40 (16.81%) Cisco
14 38 (15.97%) Oracle
14 38 (15.97%) C#
15 35 (14.71%) Windows Server 2003
15 35 (14.71%) ITIL
16 32 (13.45%) MS Exchange
16 32 (13.45%) SCCM
16 32 (13.45%) Hyper-V
17 31 (13.03%) DNS
18 26 (10.92%) DHCP
18 26 (10.92%) Unix
19 25 (10.50%) C++
19 25 (10.50%) TCP/IP
19 25 (10.50%) Disaster Recovery
20 24 (10.08%) DevOps
20 24 (10.08%) Agile Software Development
20 24 (10.08%) JavaScript

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 32 (13.45%) MS Exchange
2 22 (9.24%) IIS
3 13 (5.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (4.20%) SharePoint
5 9 (3.78%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (2.52%) Tomcat
8 5 (2.10%) Apache
8 5 (2.10%) SAS
8 5 (2.10%) WebSphere
9 4 (1.68%) GlassFish
9 4 (1.68%) nginx
9 4 (1.68%) Skype for Business
9 4 (1.68%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (1.26%) JBoss
11 2 (0.84%) CMS
12 1 (0.42%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 47 (19.75%) MS Excel
2 14 (5.88%) MS Office
3 3 (1.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.42%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (9.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (5.04%) Office 365
3 11 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (2.52%) IaaS
5 4 (1.68%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (1.26%) SaaS
7 2 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.42%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 31 (13.03%) DNS
2 26 (10.92%) DHCP
3 25 (10.50%) TCP/IP
4 24 (10.08%) SAN
5 20 (8.40%) WAN
6 19 (7.98%) Firewall
6 19 (7.98%) LAN
7 11 (4.62%) WebEx
8 8 (3.36%) VoIP
9 5 (2.10%) Ethernet
9 5 (2.10%) Internet
9 5 (2.10%) LDAP
9 5 (2.10%) VPN
10 3 (1.26%) NAS
10 3 (1.26%) Skype
10 3 (1.26%) Software-Defined Networking
11 2 (0.84%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (0.84%) MPLS
11 2 (0.84%) Network Security
11 2 (0.84%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (27.73%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.46%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (4.62%) MySQL
4 10 (4.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (3.78%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (3.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (3.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (2.52%) MongoDB
8 5 (2.10%) Base SAS
8 5 (2.10%) OLAP
8 5 (2.10%) Oracle OLAP
8 5 (2.10%) SAS EBI
8 5 (2.10%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 5 (2.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (1.68%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (1.26%) Informix
10 3 (1.26%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.84%) ArangoDB
11 2 (0.84%) Big Data
11 2 (0.84%) GIS
Development Applications
1 9 (3.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (2.52%) Visual Studio
3 5 (2.10%) Bugzilla
3 5 (2.10%) FogBugz
3 5 (2.10%) JIRA
4 4 (1.68%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.68%) SpecFlow
5 3 (1.26%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.26%) Selenium
6 2 (0.84%) Maven
7 1 (0.42%) Bower
7 1 (0.42%) GCC
7 1 (0.42%) Gradle
7 1 (0.42%) Grunt
7 1 (0.42%) gulp
7 1 (0.42%) NuGet
7 1 (0.42%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.42%) Vagrant
General
1 42 (17.65%) Finance
2 15 (6.30%) Banking
3 11 (4.62%) French Language
3 11 (4.62%) German Language
3 11 (4.62%) Spanish Language
4 9 (3.78%) Games
5 6 (2.52%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.52%) Retail
6 5 (2.10%) Back Office
7 4 (1.68%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.84%) Law
8 2 (0.84%) Legal
9 1 (0.42%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (15.13%) Analyst
2 34 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 25 (10.50%) Windows Engineer
4 24 (10.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 22 (9.24%) Administrator
6 20 (8.40%) Field Engineer
6 20 (8.40%) Systems Administrator
7 19 (7.98%) Field Support Engineer
8 18 (7.56%) Architect
9 17 (7.14%) Server Engineer
9 17 (7.14%) Windows Server Engineer
10 15 (6.30%) Senior Analyst
11 13 (5.46%) Support Analyst
12 9 (3.78%) Developer
12 9 (3.78%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 9 (3.78%) PowerShell Engineer
12 9 (3.78%) Software Engineer
12 9 (3.78%) Team Leader
13 8 (3.36%) Infrastructure Manager
13 8 (3.36%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (10.08%) .NET
2 14 (5.88%) ASP.NET
3 8 (3.36%) HTML
4 7 (2.94%) Middleware
4 7 (2.94%) WCF
5 6 (2.52%) CSS
6 4 (1.68%) HTML5
6 4 (1.68%) LAMP
6 4 (1.68%) REST
6 4 (1.68%) RESTful
7 3 (1.26%) AngularJS
7 3 (1.26%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (1.26%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (0.84%) Hibernate
8 2 (0.84%) JPA
8 2 (0.84%) SOAP
8 2 (0.84%) Spring
8 2 (0.84%) Symfony
8 2 (0.84%) Web Services
8 2 (0.84%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.56%) Data Centre
2 13 (5.46%) Clustering
2 13 (5.46%) Replication
3 9 (3.78%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.52%) EMC VNX
5 5 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.10%) Enterprise Storage
5 5 (2.10%) Informatics
6 4 (1.68%) Data Extraction
6 4 (1.68%) Mathematics
6 4 (1.68%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.26%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.26%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.26%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.26%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.84%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.84%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.84%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.84%) Physics
8 2 (0.84%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 103 (43.28%) Windows Server
2 80 (33.61%) Linux
3 56 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 51 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (14.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 26 (10.92%) Unix
7 17 (7.14%) Windows 7
8 13 (5.46%) Apple iOS
9 12 (5.04%) Android
10 10 (4.20%) Solaris
11 9 (3.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (2.94%) Windows 2000
13 6 (2.52%) CentOS
13 6 (2.52%) Mac OS X
13 6 (2.52%) Windows XP
14 5 (2.10%) Windows 8
15 4 (1.68%) AIX
15 4 (1.68%) OpenVMS
15 4 (1.68%) zOS
16 2 (0.84%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (14.71%) ITIL
2 25 (10.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 24 (10.08%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (10.08%) DevOps
4 18 (7.56%) MVC
5 16 (6.72%) Service Delivery
6 15 (6.30%) Load Balancing
6 15 (6.30%) Presales
7 14 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
8 13 (5.46%) Scrum
8 13 (5.46%) Software Engineering
9 12 (5.04%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (5.04%) Configuration Management
9 12 (5.04%) Project Management
10 11 (4.62%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (4.20%) Change Management
11 10 (4.20%) Service Management
11 10 (4.20%) TDD
12 9 (3.78%) Analytics
12 9 (3.78%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 74 (31.09%) SQL
2 42 (17.65%) PowerShell
3 38 (15.97%) C#
4 25 (10.50%) C++
5 24 (10.08%) JavaScript
6 13 (5.46%) Java
6 13 (5.46%) Python
7 10 (4.20%) Ruby
8 9 (3.78%) PL/SQL
9 8 (3.36%) Bash Shell
10 7 (2.94%) C
10 7 (2.94%) T-SQL
11 6 (2.52%) Perl
12 5 (2.10%) VBScript
13 4 (1.68%) PHP
14 3 (1.26%) Delphi
14 3 (1.26%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.84%) VBA
16 1 (0.42%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 23 (9.66%) Degree
2 13 (5.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (5.04%) MCSE
4 11 (4.62%) SC Cleared
4 11 (4.62%) Security Cleared
5 5 (2.10%) ISEB
5 5 (2.10%) ISTQB
5 5 (2.10%) MCSA
6 4 (1.68%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.68%) CISSP
6 4 (1.68%) HND
6 4 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.68%) MCITP
6 4 (1.68%) MCP
7 3 (1.26%) CCNA
7 3 (1.26%) CISA
7 3 (1.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.84%) MCTS
8 2 (0.84%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.42%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.46%) SLA
2 10 (4.20%) QA
3 6 (2.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.42%) COBIT
System Software
1 79 (33.19%) Active Directory
2 62 (26.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (13.45%) Hyper-V
4 10 (4.20%) vSphere
5 8 (3.36%) XenApp
6 6 (2.52%) Virtual Desktop
7 5 (2.10%) XenDesktop
8 4 (1.68%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 4 (1.68%) Squid
8 4 (1.68%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (1.26%) Firmware
9 3 (1.26%) MetaFrame
10 2 (0.84%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (0.84%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.42%) Docker
11 1 (0.42%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.42%) OpenSSH
11 1 (0.42%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.42%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.42%) Xen
Systems Management
1 32 (13.45%) SCCM
2 20 (8.40%) SCOM
3 19 (7.98%) Puppet
4 17 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (2.94%) Ansible
6 4 (1.68%) SolarWinds Orion
6 4 (1.68%) vRealize
7 3 (1.26%) Backup Exec
7 3 (1.26%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (1.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 3 (1.26%) Tivoli
7 3 (1.26%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 2 (0.84%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (0.84%) WSUS
9 1 (0.42%) Capistrano
9 1 (0.42%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.42%) Packer
9 1 (0.42%) Terraform
9 1 (0.42%) yum
Vendors
1 89 (37.39%) Microsoft
2 77 (32.35%) VMware
3 40 (16.81%) Cisco
4 38 (15.97%) Oracle
5 22 (9.24%) Citrix
6 20 (8.40%) CheckPoint
6 20 (8.40%) F5
7 18 (7.56%) Blue Coat
7 18 (7.56%) Juniper
8 14 (5.88%) EMC
9 11 (4.62%) HP
9 11 (4.62%) Kaspersky
9 11 (4.62%) Trend Micro
10 10 (4.20%) Red Hat
11 8 (3.36%) SolarWinds
12 6 (2.52%) ServiceNow
13 5 (2.10%) Dell
14 4 (1.68%) Sophos
14 4 (1.68%) Symantec
15 3 (1.26%) NetApp
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