The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 15 12 24
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +12
Permanent jobs citing Windows 194 215 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.32% 14.65% 8.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 51.87% 57.49% 38.72%
Number of salaries quoted 126 143 66
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,600 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £50,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
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
374 374 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 23.75% 25.48% 22.30%
Number of salaries quoted 210 239 180
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 August 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows.

1 121 (35.91%) Linux
2 115 (34.12%) Microsoft
3 111 (32.94%) VMware
4 100 (29.67%) SQL Server
5 83 (24.63%) SQL
6 81 (24.04%) Active Directory
7 68 (20.18%) Finance
8 66 (19.58%) .NET
9 63 (18.69%) Degree
10 61 (18.10%) MS Excel
11 60 (17.80%) Agile Software Development
12 55 (16.32%) VMware Infrastructure
13 54 (16.02%) UNIX
14 53 (15.73%) Windows Server 2008
15 52 (15.43%) ITIL
16 51 (15.13%) Software Engineering
17 50 (14.84%) C#
18 47 (13.95%) MS Exchange
19 42 (12.46%) Citrix
20 39 (11.57%) PowerShell
21 38 (11.28%) SAN
22 37 (10.98%) C++
23 36 (10.68%) Banking
24 35 (10.39%) Java
24 35 (10.39%) Oracle
24 35 (10.39%) Cisco
24 35 (10.39%) Windows Server 2012
25 33 (9.79%) Analytical Skills
25 33 (9.79%) SDLC
25 33 (9.79%) Python

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 47 (13.95%) MS Exchange
2 24 (7.12%) SharePoint
3 21 (6.23%) Apache
4 20 (5.93%) IIS
5 17 (5.04%) Tomcat
6 13 (3.86%) Exchange Server 2010
7 12 (3.56%) Lync
8 8 (2.37%) WebSphere
8 8 (2.37%) JBoss
9 7 (2.08%) SharePoint Server
9 7 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (1.48%) WorkSite
10 5 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (1.48%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.89%) CMS
12 2 (0.59%) IBM HTTP Server
12 2 (0.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.59%) ArcGIS
12 2 (0.59%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (0.59%) WebLogic
Applications
1 61 (18.10%) MS Excel
2 21 (6.23%) MS Office
3 3 (0.89%) MS Project
4 2 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.30%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 6 (1.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.89%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.30%) MultiFonds
5 1 (0.30%) BPCS
5 1 (0.30%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.30%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (3.26%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.78%) Office 365
4 5 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.30%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.30%) GitHub
5 1 (0.30%) SaaS
5 1 (0.30%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 38 (11.28%) SAN
2 27 (8.01%) WAN
2 27 (8.01%) Firewall
3 21 (6.23%) LAN
3 21 (6.23%) Ethernet
4 15 (4.45%) DNS
5 14 (4.15%) Cisco IOS
6 13 (3.86%) TCP/IP
7 11 (3.26%) LDAP
8 10 (2.97%) VoIP
8 10 (2.97%) VPN
8 10 (2.97%) Wireless
9 9 (2.67%) Network Security
9 9 (2.67%) iSCSI
9 9 (2.67%) DHCP
10 8 (2.37%) NAS
11 7 (2.08%) IPsec
12 6 (1.78%) Internet
13 4 (1.19%) MPLS
13 4 (1.19%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (29.67%) SQL Server
2 27 (8.01%) MySQL
3 25 (7.42%) Relational Database
4 11 (3.26%) DB2
4 11 (3.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (2.97%) RDBMS
6 6 (1.78%) Oracle Database
6 6 (1.78%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (1.48%) Big Data
8 4 (1.19%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.89%) SQLPlus
9 3 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.59%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.59%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.30%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 25 (7.42%) Visual Studio
1 25 (7.42%) Subversion
2 11 (3.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (2.67%) Eclipse
4 8 (2.37%) Git (software)
4 8 (2.37%) Maven
5 7 (2.08%) Bugzilla
6 6 (1.78%) JUnit
6 6 (1.78%) JIRA
6 6 (1.78%) Hudson
6 6 (1.78%) FogBugz
7 5 (1.48%) MSBuild
7 5 (1.48%) Selenium
7 5 (1.48%) TeamCity
7 5 (1.48%) AccuRev
7 5 (1.48%) WebDriver
7 5 (1.48%) MSI
8 4 (1.19%) Jenkins
9 3 (0.89%) Selenium IDE
9 3 (0.89%) JMeter
General
1 68 (20.18%) Finance
2 36 (10.68%) Banking
3 20 (5.93%) Electronics
4 14 (4.15%) Retail
5 10 (2.97%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.37%) Marketing
7 7 (2.08%) Manufacturing
7 7 (2.08%) Games
8 6 (1.78%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (1.48%) Financial Institution
10 4 (1.19%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.89%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.59%) Billing
12 2 (0.59%) Back Office
13 1 (0.30%) Automotive
13 1 (0.30%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 62 (18.40%) Analyst
2 56 (16.62%) Developer
3 35 (10.39%) Software Engineer
4 25 (7.42%) Administrator
5 20 (5.93%) Systems Engineer
6 17 (5.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 16 (4.75%) IT Support
8 15 (4.45%) Support Analyst
8 15 (4.45%) Systems Administrator
9 13 (3.86%) Architect
9 13 (3.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 11 (3.26%) Graduate
11 10 (2.97%) Technical Architect
11 10 (2.97%) Consultant
11 10 (2.97%) IT Support Analyst
11 10 (2.97%) Technical Engineer
12 9 (2.67%) 3rd Line Support
12 9 (2.67%) .NET Developer
12 9 (2.67%) Software Developer
13 8 (2.37%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (19.58%) .NET
2 17 (5.04%) STL
3 16 (4.75%) Web Services
3 16 (4.75%) MFC
3 16 (4.75%) WinForms
4 15 (4.45%) Middleware
4 15 (4.45%) ASP.NET
5 14 (4.15%) CSS
5 14 (4.15%) HTML
6 13 (3.86%) .NET Framework
6 13 (3.86%) jQuery
7 12 (3.56%) XML
8 11 (3.26%) Qt
9 10 (2.97%) Application Packaging
9 10 (2.97%) WPF
9 10 (2.97%) Hibernate
9 10 (2.97%) Spring
10 9 (2.67%) Ajax
10 9 (2.67%) OpenGL
11 8 (2.37%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 33 (9.79%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (9.50%) Computer Science
3 26 (7.72%) Data Centre
4 23 (6.82%) Mathematics
5 20 (5.93%) Visualisation
6 15 (4.45%) Replication
6 15 (4.45%) Algorithms
7 12 (3.56%) Embedded Systems
8 11 (3.26%) Mobile App
8 11 (3.26%) Management Information System
9 7 (2.08%) EPoS
9 7 (2.08%) Client/Server
9 7 (2.08%) Physics
10 6 (1.78%) CUDA
10 6 (1.78%) Grid Computing
11 5 (1.48%) Clustering
11 5 (1.48%) Blackberry
11 5 (1.48%) EqualLogic
11 5 (1.48%) iSeries
12 4 (1.19%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 121 (35.91%) Linux
2 54 (16.02%) UNIX
3 53 (15.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 35 (10.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (8.31%) Windows 7
6 21 (6.23%) Windows XP
7 19 (5.64%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (4.45%) Android
9 12 (3.56%) Solaris
10 11 (3.26%) Mac OS X
10 11 (3.26%) zOS
10 11 (3.26%) Apple iOS
11 9 (2.67%) Data ONTAP
12 8 (2.37%) AIX
13 5 (1.48%) Windows 2000
14 4 (1.19%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.59%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.59%) Windows Mobile
16 1 (0.30%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.30%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (17.80%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (15.43%) ITIL
3 51 (15.13%) Software Engineering
4 33 (9.79%) SDLC
5 29 (8.61%) TDD
6 27 (8.01%) Information Security
7 23 (6.82%) OOP
8 21 (6.23%) Mentoring
9 18 (5.34%) Waterfall
9 18 (5.34%) Unit Testing
10 17 (5.04%) Configuration Management
10 17 (5.04%) Asset Management
11 16 (4.75%) Migration
11 16 (4.75%) OOD
11 16 (4.75%) Software Architecture
11 16 (4.75%) 3D Visualisation
11 16 (4.75%) Linear Algebra
12 15 (4.45%) OO
13 13 (3.86%) Business Continuity
13 13 (3.86%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 83 (24.63%) SQL
2 50 (14.84%) C#
3 39 (11.57%) PowerShell
4 37 (10.98%) C++
5 35 (10.39%) Java
6 33 (9.79%) Python
7 25 (7.42%) JavaScript
8 23 (6.82%) Bash Shell
9 21 (6.23%) C
10 20 (5.93%) Perl
11 16 (4.75%) VC++
12 14 (4.15%) Shell Script
13 12 (3.56%) Ruby
13 12 (3.56%) PHP
14 6 (1.78%) PL/SQL
15 5 (1.48%) T-SQL
16 3 (0.89%) VBScript
16 3 (0.89%) Lua
17 2 (0.59%) Objective-C
17 2 (0.59%) Korn
Qualifications
1 63 (18.69%) Degree
2 18 (5.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (5.04%) MCSE
4 13 (3.86%) CISSP
5 12 (3.56%) ISEB
6 9 (2.67%) ISTQB
7 8 (2.37%) MCITP
8 7 (2.08%) CISMP
8 7 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (1.78%) HND
10 5 (1.48%) CCNA
10 5 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (1.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (1.19%) Security Cleared
11 4 (1.19%) CISM
12 3 (0.89%) MBA
12 3 (0.89%) CISA
12 3 (0.89%) CEH
12 3 (0.89%) CCNP
12 3 (0.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.75%) QA
2 15 (4.45%) SLA
2 15 (4.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.78%) COBIT
3 6 (1.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 81 (24.04%) Active Directory
2 55 (16.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (8.31%) vSphere
4 26 (7.72%) Hyper-V
5 15 (4.45%) XenApp
6 14 (4.15%) VMware ESX
7 7 (2.08%) Forefront TMG
8 6 (1.78%) VMware Server
8 6 (1.78%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (1.78%) MetaFrame
8 6 (1.78%) NFS
9 5 (1.48%) XenDesktop
9 5 (1.48%) DFS Replication
10 4 (1.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (0.89%) ISA Server
12 2 (0.59%) Samba
12 2 (0.59%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.30%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.30%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 27 (8.01%) SCCM
2 16 (4.75%) SCOM
3 14 (4.15%) Nagios
4 11 (3.26%) Puppet
5 9 (2.67%) NetBackup
6 8 (2.37%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (1.78%) Backup Exec
8 3 (0.89%) Oracle RMAN
8 3 (0.89%) BMC Marimba
8 3 (0.89%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (0.89%) Cacti
8 3 (0.89%) Check_MK
9 2 (0.59%) Data Guard
9 2 (0.59%) WSUS
10 1 (0.30%) Sysprep
10 1 (0.30%) Capistrano
10 1 (0.30%) XenMobile
10 1 (0.30%) Ansible
Vendors
1 115 (34.12%) Microsoft
2 111 (32.94%) VMware
3 42 (12.46%) Citrix
4 35 (10.39%) Oracle
4 35 (10.39%) Cisco
5 19 (5.64%) HP
6 12 (3.56%) IBM
7 11 (3.26%) NetApp
8 9 (2.67%) Symantec
8 9 (2.67%) Splunk
9 8 (2.37%) Brocade
9 8 (2.37%) Perforce
9 8 (2.37%) EMC
10 7 (2.08%) McAfee
11 6 (1.78%) AppSense
11 6 (1.78%) Veritas
11 6 (1.78%) SolarWinds
12 5 (1.48%) Dell
12 5 (1.48%) Red Hat
12 5 (1.48%) CheckPoint
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