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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 11 11 17
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 187 192 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 13.72% 14.24% 10.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.33% 54.39% 47.89%
Number of salaries quoted 106 125 82
Average salary £38,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.94% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £36,000
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
332 353 261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 24.36% 26.19% 22.50%
Number of salaries quoted 197 231 163
Average salary £38,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.94% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,074
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 30 January 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 204 (46.79%) Microsoft
2 129 (29.59%) Finance
3 119 (27.29%) Active Directory
4 118 (27.06%) SQL Server
5 111 (25.46%) Degree
6 108 (24.77%) Linux
7 94 (21.56%) VMware
8 90 (20.64%) C#
8 90 (20.64%) MS Excel
8 90 (20.64%) Windows 7
9 89 (20.41%) Windows Server 2008
10 86 (19.72%) MS Exchange
11 84 (19.27%) SQL
12 81 (18.58%) .NET
13 77 (17.66%) Windows Server 2003
14 74 (16.97%) VMware Infrastructure
15 72 (16.51%) Cisco
16 67 (15.37%) UNIX
17 62 (14.22%) Agile Software Development
18 55 (12.61%) Banking
19 54 (12.39%) DNS
20 53 (12.16%) Citrix
21 52 (11.93%) ITIL
22 50 (11.47%) HP
22 50 (11.47%) Computer Science
23 48 (11.01%) MS Office
24 47 (10.78%) C++
24 47 (10.78%) Firewall
24 47 (10.78%) Windows Server 2012
25 46 (10.55%) Microsoft Certification

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 86 (19.72%) MS Exchange
2 39 (8.94%) SharePoint
3 37 (8.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 32 (7.34%) IIS
5 30 (6.88%) Lync
6 17 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2007
7 14 (3.21%) CMS
7 14 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2003
8 12 (2.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 11 (2.52%) Apache
10 10 (2.29%) WebSphere
11 9 (2.06%) WebLogic
12 8 (1.83%) NServiceBus
13 7 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
13 7 (1.61%) WorkSite
14 5 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
14 5 (1.15%) IBM Notes
15 4 (0.92%) JBoss
15 4 (0.92%) Tomcat
15 4 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 90 (20.64%) MS Excel
2 48 (11.01%) MS Office
3 1 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (1.61%) Oracle 11i
2 6 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.15%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.92%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.92%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.13%) Office 365
2 16 (3.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.61%) SaaS
4 3 (0.69%) IaaS
5 2 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.23%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 54 (12.39%) DNS
2 47 (10.78%) Firewall
3 32 (7.34%) SAN
4 30 (6.88%) Ethernet
5 25 (5.73%) HTTP
6 22 (5.05%) DHCP
6 22 (5.05%) TCP/IP
6 22 (5.05%) WAN
7 18 (4.13%) LAN
8 17 (3.90%) Intrusion Detection
9 16 (3.67%) SMTP
10 14 (3.21%) IP Telephony
10 14 (3.21%) FTP
11 13 (2.98%) Wi-Fi
12 11 (2.52%) HTTPS
13 10 (2.29%) MPLS
13 10 (2.29%) LDAP
14 9 (2.06%) NAS
14 9 (2.06%) VPN
14 9 (2.06%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (27.06%) SQL Server
2 25 (5.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (4.59%) Relational Database
4 12 (2.75%) Oracle Database
5 10 (2.29%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (2.06%) MySQL
6 9 (2.06%) DB2
6 9 (2.06%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (1.83%) RDBMS
8 5 (1.15%) Big Data
8 5 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (1.15%) Oracle BI EE
8 5 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (0.92%) Oracle Discoverer
9 4 (0.92%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (0.69%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.46%) Informix
11 2 (0.46%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 45 (10.32%) Visual Studio
2 27 (6.19%) Subversion
3 20 (4.59%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (2.75%) MSI
5 9 (2.06%) Git (software)
6 8 (1.83%) SpecFlow
7 7 (1.61%) Clang
7 7 (1.61%) Bugzilla
8 6 (1.38%) Selenium
9 5 (1.15%) TeamCity
9 5 (1.15%) Oracle Forms
9 5 (1.15%) InstallShield
9 5 (1.15%) JIRA
10 3 (0.69%) FogBugz
11 2 (0.46%) Emacs
11 2 (0.46%) GCC
12 1 (0.23%) MSBuild
12 1 (0.23%) MSTest
12 1 (0.23%) ClearCase
12 1 (0.23%) PVCS
General
1 129 (29.59%) Finance
2 55 (12.61%) Banking
3 31 (7.11%) Retail
4 20 (4.59%) Electronics
5 15 (3.44%) Law
6 8 (1.83%) Legal
7 7 (1.61%) Aerospace
8 6 (1.38%) Marketing
8 6 (1.38%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.69%) Back Office
10 2 (0.46%) German Language
10 2 (0.46%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.46%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.46%) Publishing
11 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.23%) Automotive
11 1 (0.23%) International Banking
11 1 (0.23%) Games
11 1 (0.23%) Billing
Job Titles
1 112 (25.69%) Analyst
2 49 (11.24%) Developer
2 49 (11.24%) Support Analyst
3 43 (9.86%) Software Engineer
4 41 (9.40%) IT Support
5 28 (6.42%) Software Developer
5 28 (6.42%) Support Engineer
6 25 (5.73%) IT Support Analyst
7 24 (5.50%) Consultant
8 23 (5.28%) Architect
9 18 (4.13%) Administrator
10 17 (3.90%) Applications Support
11 16 (3.67%) Wintel Consultant
12 14 (3.21%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 13 (2.98%) DBA
13 13 (2.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 12 (2.75%) Technical Manager
14 12 (2.75%) Systems Administrator
15 11 (2.52%) Senior Developer
16 10 (2.29%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (18.58%) .NET
2 33 (7.57%) ASP.NET
3 31 (7.11%) HTML
4 28 (6.42%) WPF
5 27 (6.19%) OpenGL
6 26 (5.96%) Qt
7 24 (5.50%) .NET Framework
7 24 (5.50%) STL
8 23 (5.28%) jQuery
9 22 (5.05%) XML
10 21 (4.82%) WCF
11 19 (4.36%) Direct3D
11 19 (4.36%) Web Services
11 19 (4.36%) MFC
12 18 (4.13%) ASP.NET MVC
13 15 (3.44%) CSS
14 13 (2.98%) Regular Expression
15 10 (2.29%) WinForms
15 10 (2.29%) NHibernate
15 10 (2.29%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 50 (11.47%) Computer Science
2 30 (6.88%) Mathematics
2 30 (6.88%) Visualisation
3 27 (6.19%) Blackberry
4 25 (5.73%) Clustering
5 23 (5.28%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (4.59%) Client/Server
7 19 (4.36%) CUDA
8 15 (3.44%) Management Information System
9 14 (3.21%) Mainframe
10 11 (2.52%) Open Source
10 11 (2.52%) Physics
10 11 (2.52%) Replication
11 9 (2.06%) Mobile App
12 8 (1.83%) Data Structures
12 8 (1.83%) Algorithms
13 6 (1.38%) Social Media
14 5 (1.15%) Kindle
14 5 (1.15%) iSeries
14 5 (1.15%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 108 (24.77%) Linux
2 90 (20.64%) Windows 7
3 89 (20.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 77 (17.66%) Windows Server 2003
5 67 (15.37%) UNIX
6 47 (10.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 45 (10.32%) Windows XP
8 24 (5.50%) Windows 2000
9 19 (4.36%) Mac OS X
9 19 (4.36%) Windows 2000 Server
10 18 (4.13%) Solaris
11 15 (3.44%) AIX
12 14 (3.21%) Windows Phone
13 11 (2.52%) Windows 8
14 10 (2.29%) Apple iOS
15 8 (1.83%) Ubuntu
15 8 (1.83%) Android
16 7 (1.61%) HPUX
17 6 (1.38%) Windows Mobile
18 5 (1.15%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (14.22%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (11.93%) ITIL
3 42 (9.63%) Service Delivery
4 41 (9.40%) Software Engineering
5 36 (8.26%) OO
6 35 (8.03%) TDD
7 34 (7.80%) OOP
8 33 (7.57%) Unit Testing
9 27 (6.19%) Migration
10 26 (5.96%) Mentoring
11 25 (5.73%) Continuous Integration
12 24 (5.50%) Coaching
13 22 (5.05%) Change Management
13 22 (5.05%) Waterfall
14 21 (4.82%) Scrum
15 20 (4.59%) Software Architecture
16 19 (4.36%) 3D Visualisation
16 19 (4.36%) Linear Algebra
16 19 (4.36%) MVC
17 15 (3.44%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 90 (20.64%) C#
2 84 (19.27%) SQL
3 47 (10.78%) C++
4 45 (10.32%) PowerShell
5 32 (7.34%) C
5 32 (7.34%) Java
6 31 (7.11%) JavaScript
7 19 (4.36%) VC++
8 11 (2.52%) Perl
9 10 (2.29%) Python
10 7 (1.61%) T-SQL
10 7 (1.61%) VB
10 7 (1.61%) Ruby
11 6 (1.38%) PHP
12 5 (1.15%) VBScript
12 5 (1.15%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.92%) VB.NET
13 4 (0.92%) COBOL
14 3 (0.69%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.46%) Lua
Qualifications
1 111 (25.46%) Degree
2 46 (10.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 26 (5.96%) MCSE
4 17 (3.90%) MCP
5 13 (2.98%) CISSP
5 13 (2.98%) MCSA
5 13 (2.98%) SSCP
5 13 (2.98%) CEH
6 12 (2.75%) MCITP
6 12 (2.75%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (2.52%) GIAC
8 9 (2.06%) CCNA
9 8 (1.83%) APMP
10 7 (1.61%) HND
11 6 (1.38%) CCNP
12 4 (0.92%) CCA
12 4 (0.92%) Citrix Certification
13 3 (0.69%) GWAPT
13 3 (0.69%) GPEN
13 3 (0.69%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.67%) SLA
2 12 (2.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (1.38%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.69%) QA
System Software
1 119 (27.29%) Active Directory
2 74 (16.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (6.88%) Hyper-V
4 21 (4.82%) XenApp
5 13 (2.98%) XenDesktop
6 12 (2.75%) VMware ESX
6 12 (2.75%) Microsoft App-V
6 12 (2.75%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (2.29%) Forefront TMG
8 8 (1.83%) Oracle RMAN
8 8 (1.83%) Oracle RAC
9 7 (1.61%) vSphere
9 7 (1.61%) MetaFrame
10 5 (1.15%) Docker
11 3 (0.69%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 2 (0.46%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.46%) RACF
12 2 (0.46%) ISA Server
12 2 (0.46%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 35 (8.03%) SCCM
2 17 (3.90%) SCOM
3 10 (2.29%) Control-M
4 8 (1.83%) NetBackup
4 8 (1.83%) Data Guard
5 7 (1.61%) HP SIM
5 7 (1.61%) Puppet
5 7 (1.61%) AppDNA
5 7 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (1.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 4 (0.92%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 3 (0.69%) Windows Intune
8 3 (0.69%) OpenView
8 3 (0.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 3 (0.69%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (0.69%) WSUS
9 2 (0.46%) CA Endevor
9 2 (0.46%) OMEGAMON
9 2 (0.46%) Nagios
9 2 (0.46%) Cacti
Vendors
1 204 (46.79%) Microsoft
2 94 (21.56%) VMware
3 72 (16.51%) Cisco
4 53 (12.16%) Citrix
5 50 (11.47%) HP
6 32 (7.34%) Oracle
7 23 (5.28%) Red Hat
8 14 (3.21%) IBM
8 14 (3.21%) SolarWinds
9 11 (2.52%) BMC
10 10 (2.29%) Brocade
10 10 (2.29%) EMC
11 9 (2.06%) Twitter
11 9 (2.06%) Xamarin
11 9 (2.06%) Avaya
12 8 (1.83%) Fujitsu
13 7 (1.61%) Nortel
13 7 (1.61%) Juniper
13 7 (1.61%) NetApp
13 7 (1.61%) Symantec
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £16000.00 - £17000.00 per annum + Strong training plan and benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Edinburgh
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000 - £32000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + multiple
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Competitive Salary + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Plus Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Zonal Retail Data Systems Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum Plus Standard Company Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Zonal Retail Data Systems Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus standard company benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Edinburgh
The People Network
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + plus superb benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
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Seebyte Ltd
Salary: From £24k-£39k dependent on experience + pension scheme + bonuses
Posted: 14 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago