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

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 14 15 13
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 112 168 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.32% 11.68% 14.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 49.78% 47.73% 54.70%
Number of salaries quoted 72 99 135
Median salary £37,500 £43,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.79% +24.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,450 £63,400 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +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
225 352 404
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 20.74% 24.48% 26.90%
Number of salaries quoted 152 203 254
Median salary £37,500 £41,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.63% +15.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £50,000 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%

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 5 December 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 97 (42.54%) Windows Server
2 87 (38.16%) Microsoft
3 81 (35.53%) Active Directory
4 72 (31.58%) Linux
5 66 (28.95%) SQL
5 66 (28.95%) VMware
6 59 (25.88%) SQL Server
7 49 (21.49%) VMware Infrastructure
7 49 (21.49%) PowerShell
8 46 (20.18%) Cisco
9 44 (19.30%) Windows Server 2008
9 44 (19.30%) Windows Server 2012
9 44 (19.30%) DevOps
10 43 (18.86%) Finance
11 41 (17.98%) C#
12 37 (16.23%) MS Excel
13 34 (14.91%) DNS
14 32 (14.04%) Oracle
14 32 (14.04%) IIS
14 32 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
15 29 (12.72%) Degree
16 28 (12.28%) Hyper-V
16 28 (12.28%) Firewall
16 28 (12.28%) ITIL
16 28 (12.28%) .NET
17 26 (11.40%) MS Exchange
17 26 (11.40%) Puppet
18 25 (10.96%) Microsoft Azure
19 24 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
19 24 (10.53%) 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 (14.04%) IIS
2 26 (11.40%) MS Exchange
3 12 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (3.95%) SharePoint
5 8 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (3.07%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (2.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 6 (2.63%) Tomcat
7 6 (2.63%) WebSphere
8 5 (2.19%) Apache
9 4 (1.75%) GlassFish
9 4 (1.75%) JBoss
9 4 (1.75%) nginx
9 4 (1.75%) Skype for Business
9 4 (1.75%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.44%) CMS
11 1 (0.44%) Confluence
11 1 (0.44%) OpenStack
Applications
1 37 (16.23%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.39%) MS Office
3 1 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (10.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (7.02%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (4.39%) Office 365
4 9 (3.95%) IaaS
5 6 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (2.19%) SaaS
7 4 (1.75%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.44%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.44%) G Suite
8 1 (0.44%) GitHub
8 1 (0.44%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 34 (14.91%) DNS
2 28 (12.28%) Firewall
3 22 (9.65%) WAN
4 21 (9.21%) DHCP
5 19 (8.33%) LAN
5 19 (8.33%) SAN
6 18 (7.89%) TCP/IP
7 8 (3.51%) NAS
8 7 (3.07%) VoIP
9 5 (2.19%) Internet
9 5 (2.19%) VPN
10 4 (1.75%) Ethernet
10 4 (1.75%) iSCSI
10 4 (1.75%) LDAP
10 4 (1.75%) WebEx
11 3 (1.32%) Network Security
11 3 (1.32%) Skype
11 3 (1.32%) Software-Defined Networking
11 3 (1.32%) WLAN
12 2 (0.88%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (25.88%) SQL Server
2 19 (8.33%) MySQL
3 12 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (4.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (3.95%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (3.51%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (2.63%) Relational Database
7 6 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.75%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.32%) Big Data
9 3 (1.32%) Informix
9 3 (1.32%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.88%) ArangoDB
10 2 (0.88%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.44%) DB2
11 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 11 (4.82%) Git (software)
2 7 (3.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (2.19%) JIRA
3 5 (2.19%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.75%) Bugzilla
4 4 (1.75%) FogBugz
4 4 (1.75%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.75%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (1.32%) Maven
5 3 (1.32%) Subversion
6 2 (0.88%) GCC
6 2 (0.88%) Selenium
6 2 (0.88%) SpecFlow
6 2 (0.88%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.44%) Bower
7 1 (0.44%) git-flow
7 1 (0.44%) Grunt
7 1 (0.44%) gulp
7 1 (0.44%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.44%) Travis CI
General
1 43 (18.86%) Finance
2 18 (7.89%) Banking
3 5 (2.19%) Legal
4 4 (1.75%) French Language
4 4 (1.75%) German Language
4 4 (1.75%) Investment Banking
4 4 (1.75%) Spanish Language
5 3 (1.32%) Retail
6 2 (0.88%) Back Office
6 2 (0.88%) Games
6 2 (0.88%) Law
7 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 39 (17.11%) Analyst
2 31 (13.60%) Support Engineer
3 24 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 23 (10.09%) Administrator
5 21 (9.21%) Systems Administrator
6 17 (7.46%) Architect
7 16 (7.02%) Support Analyst
8 15 (6.58%) Senior Analyst
9 14 (6.14%) Windows Engineer
10 13 (5.70%) Developer
11 11 (4.82%) DevOps Engineer
11 11 (4.82%) Operations Engineer
12 10 (4.39%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 10 (4.39%) Infrastructure Support
12 10 (4.39%) Operations Support Engineer
12 10 (4.39%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 10 (4.39%) Software Engineer
12 10 (4.39%) Systems Support
12 10 (4.39%) Systems Support Engineer
13 9 (3.95%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (12.28%) .NET
2 20 (8.77%) ASP.NET
3 10 (4.39%) HTML
4 7 (3.07%) AngularJS
4 7 (3.07%) CSS
5 6 (2.63%) Web Services
6 5 (2.19%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (2.19%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (2.19%) LAMP
7 4 (1.75%) Middleware
7 4 (1.75%) WCF
7 4 (1.75%) XML
8 3 (1.32%) .NET Framework
8 3 (1.32%) HTML5
8 3 (1.32%) WPF
9 2 (0.88%) REST
9 2 (0.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (0.88%) WinForms
10 1 (0.44%) MFC
10 1 (0.44%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.46%) Data Centre
2 13 (5.70%) Computer Science
2 13 (5.70%) Replication
3 12 (5.26%) Clustering
4 7 (3.07%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.63%) Data Extraction
5 6 (2.63%) EMC VNX
6 5 (2.19%) Algorithms
6 5 (2.19%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.32%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.32%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.88%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.88%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.88%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.88%) iPad
8 2 (0.88%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.88%) Neural Network
8 2 (0.88%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.88%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 97 (42.54%) Windows Server
2 72 (31.58%) Linux
3 44 (19.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 44 (19.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (9.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (7.46%) Unix
6 16 (7.02%) Windows 7
7 13 (5.70%) Windows 2000
8 11 (4.82%) Windows XP
9 10 (4.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (4.39%) Solaris
10 9 (3.95%) OpenVMS
11 8 (3.51%) Apple iOS
11 8 (3.51%) CentOS
12 7 (3.07%) Android
12 7 (3.07%) Windows 8
13 6 (2.63%) Windows 10
14 5 (2.19%) AIX
14 5 (2.19%) Mac OS X
14 5 (2.19%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (19.30%) DevOps
2 32 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (12.28%) ITIL
4 23 (10.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 15 (6.58%) MVC
5 15 (6.58%) Software Engineering
6 13 (5.70%) Service Management
7 12 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
7 12 (5.26%) Scrum
7 12 (5.26%) Service Delivery
8 11 (4.82%) Change Management
8 11 (4.82%) Configuration Management
8 11 (4.82%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (4.39%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (4.39%) TDD
10 9 (3.95%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (3.95%) OO
10 9 (3.95%) Project Management
10 9 (3.95%) SOA
11 8 (3.51%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (28.95%) SQL
2 49 (21.49%) PowerShell
3 41 (17.98%) C#
4 24 (10.53%) JavaScript
5 20 (8.77%) C++
5 20 (8.77%) Python
6 16 (7.02%) Bash Shell
6 16 (7.02%) Java
7 13 (5.70%) Ruby
8 8 (3.51%) PL/SQL
9 6 (2.63%) VBScript
10 5 (2.19%) Perl
11 4 (1.75%) Delphi
11 4 (1.75%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.32%) C
13 2 (0.88%) Bourne shell
13 2 (0.88%) Korn
13 2 (0.88%) PHP
13 2 (0.88%) VB
14 1 (0.44%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 29 (12.72%) Degree
2 9 (3.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (3.51%) HND
4 6 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (2.63%) MCITP
4 6 (2.63%) MCSE
5 4 (1.75%) CCNA
5 4 (1.75%) ISEB
5 4 (1.75%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.75%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.75%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.88%) CCNP
6 2 (0.88%) CISSP
6 2 (0.88%) MCP
6 2 (0.88%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.44%) CISA
7 1 (0.44%) CISM
7 1 (0.44%) CISMP
7 1 (0.44%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.95%) QA
2 8 (3.51%) SLA
3 4 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.32%) COBIT
5 1 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 81 (35.53%) Active Directory
2 49 (21.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (12.28%) Hyper-V
4 8 (3.51%) XenApp
5 7 (3.07%) vSphere
6 4 (1.75%) Firmware
6 4 (1.75%) MetaFrame
6 4 (1.75%) Squid
6 4 (1.75%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (1.75%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (1.32%) Forefront TMG
7 3 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.88%) Docker
8 2 (0.88%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 2 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.88%) NetIQ eDirectory
8 2 (0.88%) NFS
8 2 (0.88%) Samba
8 2 (0.88%) UAG
Systems Management
1 26 (11.40%) Puppet
2 24 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (8.77%) SCCM
4 9 (3.95%) SCOM
5 8 (3.51%) SolarWinds Orion
6 6 (2.63%) Ansible
7 3 (1.32%) Nagios
8 2 (0.88%) Capistrano
8 2 (0.88%) Check_MK
8 2 (0.88%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.88%) NetIQ Identity Manager
8 2 (0.88%) Terraform
8 2 (0.88%) vRealize
8 2 (0.88%) yum
9 1 (0.44%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.44%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.44%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.44%) Packer
9 1 (0.44%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 87 (38.16%) Microsoft
2 66 (28.95%) VMware
3 46 (20.18%) Cisco
4 32 (14.04%) Oracle
5 20 (8.77%) Citrix
6 16 (7.02%) HP
7 15 (6.58%) EMC
8 11 (4.82%) F5
9 10 (4.39%) SolarWinds
10 9 (3.95%) CheckPoint
10 9 (3.95%) Dell
11 8 (3.51%) Blue Coat
11 8 (3.51%) Juniper
12 7 (3.07%) Red Hat
13 5 (2.19%) Sophos
14 4 (1.75%) Kaspersky
14 4 (1.75%) Perforce
14 4 (1.75%) Trend Micro
15 3 (1.32%) Apple
15 3 (1.32%) IBM
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