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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 15 21 17
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 145 138 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.15% 8.77% 11.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 46.77% 41.57% 49.00%
Number of salaries quoted 94 87 90
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £28,100 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £47,750
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
310 332 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 23.83% 21.11% 23.07%
Number of salaries quoted 202 184 167
Average salary £38,500 £38,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.65% +9.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £29,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 22 May 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 115 (34.74%) Microsoft
2 101 (30.51%) Active Directory
3 98 (29.61%) VMware
4 90 (27.19%) Linux
5 82 (24.77%) Finance
6 75 (22.66%) UNIX
6 75 (22.66%) Degree
7 73 (22.05%) VMware Infrastructure
8 70 (21.15%) Windows Server 2008
9 68 (20.54%) MS Exchange
10 59 (17.82%) Windows 7
11 55 (16.62%) Banking
12 54 (16.31%) MS Excel
13 53 (16.01%) .NET
13 53 (16.01%) SQL Server
14 51 (15.41%) SQL
15 50 (15.11%) Citrix
16 48 (14.50%) Cisco
17 47 (14.20%) ITIL
18 46 (13.90%) Firewall
19 45 (13.60%) Computer Science
20 43 (12.99%) Windows Server 2003
21 42 (12.69%) Software Engineering
22 40 (12.08%) Agile Software Development
23 39 (11.78%) Windows Server 2012
24 38 (11.48%) MS Office
25 35 (10.57%) C#
26 34 (10.27%) Windows XP
26 34 (10.27%) DNS
27 33 (9.97%) C++

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 68 (20.54%) MS Exchange
2 29 (8.76%) SharePoint
3 24 (7.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (5.14%) IIS
5 14 (4.23%) Lync
6 12 (3.63%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (3.32%) Exchange Server 2007
7 11 (3.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 9 (2.72%) Apache
9 7 (2.11%) WorkSite
10 5 (1.51%) WebSphere
10 5 (1.51%) JBoss
10 5 (1.51%) ArcGIS
11 4 (1.21%) IBM Notes
11 4 (1.21%) Tomcat
11 4 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (0.91%) WebSphere Application Server
12 3 (0.91%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.91%) CMS
12 3 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 54 (16.31%) MS Excel
2 38 (11.48%) MS Office
3 3 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.91%) MS Project
4 1 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.30%) InDesign
4 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.51%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (1.51%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.30%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.11%) Office 365
2 4 (1.21%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.21%) SaaS
2 4 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.30%) Symantec.cloud
3 1 (0.30%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 46 (13.90%) Firewall
2 34 (10.27%) DNS
3 31 (9.37%) LAN
4 30 (9.06%) SAN
5 28 (8.46%) WAN
6 22 (6.65%) Ethernet
7 17 (5.14%) DHCP
8 14 (4.23%) VPN
9 13 (3.93%) Network Security
9 13 (3.93%) TCP/IP
9 13 (3.93%) Wireless
10 8 (2.42%) MPLS
10 8 (2.42%) SSL
10 8 (2.42%) Intrusion Detection
10 8 (2.42%) NAS
11 7 (2.11%) MRTG
11 7 (2.11%) LDAP
11 7 (2.11%) VoIP
11 7 (2.11%) WLAN
12 5 (1.51%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (16.01%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.93%) MySQL
3 10 (3.02%) Relational Database
4 7 (2.11%) Oracle Database
4 7 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (2.11%) DB2
5 6 (1.81%) RDBMS
6 4 (1.21%) SQLPlus
7 3 (0.91%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.60%) Informix
8 2 (0.60%) Ingres
8 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.60%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (0.60%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.30%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 1 (0.30%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 22 (6.65%) Visual Studio
2 21 (6.34%) Subversion
3 12 (3.63%) MSI
4 8 (2.42%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (1.81%) Git (software)
6 5 (1.51%) Clang
6 5 (1.51%) GCC
7 4 (1.21%) JUnit
8 3 (0.91%) WebDriver
8 3 (0.91%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.91%) HttpUnit
8 3 (0.91%) Selenium
8 3 (0.91%) Xcode
8 3 (0.91%) JMeter
8 3 (0.91%) InstallShield
9 2 (0.60%) Bugzilla
9 2 (0.60%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.60%) JIRA
9 2 (0.60%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.60%) FogBugz
General
1 82 (24.77%) Finance
2 55 (16.62%) Banking
3 24 (7.25%) Retail
4 17 (5.14%) Electronics
5 8 (2.42%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.11%) Law
7 6 (1.81%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (1.81%) Legal
8 4 (1.21%) Marketing
8 4 (1.21%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.91%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.91%) Automotive
9 3 (0.91%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.60%) Publishing
10 2 (0.60%) German Language
11 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.30%) International Banking
11 1 (0.30%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 78 (23.56%) Analyst
2 38 (11.48%) Software Engineer
3 32 (9.67%) IT Support
4 31 (9.37%) Support Analyst
5 28 (8.46%) Developer
6 25 (7.55%) Administrator
7 17 (5.14%) Support Engineer
8 16 (4.83%) Consultant
8 16 (4.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 15 (4.53%) IT Support Analyst
10 13 (3.93%) Technical Analyst
10 13 (3.93%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 12 (3.63%) Systems Administrator
12 11 (3.32%) Graduate
12 11 (3.32%) Architect
13 10 (3.02%) IT Support Engineer
14 9 (2.72%) Technical Architect
15 8 (2.42%) DBA
15 8 (2.42%) 2nd Line Support
15 8 (2.42%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (16.01%) .NET
2 27 (8.16%) Qt
3 26 (7.85%) WPF
4 21 (6.34%) OpenGL
5 16 (4.83%) MFC
5 16 (4.83%) STL
6 15 (4.53%) Direct3D
7 14 (4.23%) XML
7 14 (4.23%) Application Packaging
8 12 (3.63%) Middleware
8 12 (3.63%) Web Services
9 9 (2.72%) ASP.NET
10 8 (2.42%) jQuery
11 7 (2.11%) iOS SDK
11 7 (2.11%) Java SE
11 7 (2.11%) WinForms
11 7 (2.11%) CSS
11 7 (2.11%) HTML
12 6 (1.81%) DirectX
12 6 (1.81%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 45 (13.60%) Computer Science
2 23 (6.95%) Visualisation
3 22 (6.65%) Mathematics
3 22 (6.65%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (5.14%) Clustering
5 15 (4.53%) CUDA
5 15 (4.53%) Blackberry
5 15 (4.53%) Management Information System
6 13 (3.93%) Client/Server
7 9 (2.72%) Mainframe
8 7 (2.11%) iSeries
8 7 (2.11%) Open Source
8 7 (2.11%) GIS
8 7 (2.11%) Replication
9 6 (1.81%) Cryptography
9 6 (1.81%) Physics
9 6 (1.81%) SCADA
9 6 (1.81%) Kindle
9 6 (1.81%) Mobile Payment
10 5 (1.51%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 90 (27.19%) Linux
2 75 (22.66%) UNIX
3 70 (21.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 59 (17.82%) Windows 7
5 43 (12.99%) Windows Server 2003
6 39 (11.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 34 (10.27%) Windows XP
8 18 (5.44%) Solaris
9 16 (4.83%) Mac OS X
10 15 (4.53%) Android
11 14 (4.23%) Apple iOS
12 13 (3.93%) AIX
13 11 (3.32%) Windows 8
14 9 (2.72%) zOS
15 8 (2.42%) Windows 2000 Server
15 8 (2.42%) Windows Phone
16 7 (2.11%) Windows 2000
17 4 (1.21%) CentOS
18 3 (0.91%) Windows Mobile
18 3 (0.91%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (14.20%) ITIL
2 42 (12.69%) Software Engineering
3 40 (12.08%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (7.25%) Asset Management
5 21 (6.34%) Service Delivery
5 21 (6.34%) TDD
6 19 (5.74%) Mentoring
7 18 (5.44%) Waterfall
7 18 (5.44%) OOP
7 18 (5.44%) Migration
7 18 (5.44%) Unit Testing
7 18 (5.44%) Time Management
8 17 (5.14%) CRM
9 16 (4.83%) Information Security
9 16 (4.83%) Software Architecture
9 16 (4.83%) Linear Algebra
9 16 (4.83%) 3D Visualisation
10 14 (4.23%) Coaching
11 12 (3.63%) Scrum
11 12 (3.63%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 51 (15.41%) SQL
2 35 (10.57%) C#
3 33 (9.97%) C++
4 25 (7.55%) PowerShell
5 22 (6.65%) Java
6 21 (6.34%) C
7 16 (4.83%) VC++
8 12 (3.63%) Perl
9 11 (3.32%) Python
9 11 (3.32%) JavaScript
10 10 (3.02%) PHP
10 10 (3.02%) Bash Shell
11 7 (2.11%) Ruby
12 6 (1.81%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.51%) T-SQL
14 4 (1.21%) VBScript
14 4 (1.21%) VB
14 4 (1.21%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.91%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.30%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 75 (22.66%) Degree
2 25 (7.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (6.04%) MCSE
4 12 (3.63%) CISSP
4 12 (3.63%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (3.02%) MCITP
6 9 (2.72%) CCNA
7 8 (2.42%) Security Cleared
8 7 (2.11%) CCNP
8 7 (2.11%) MCP
8 7 (2.11%) CISM
9 6 (1.81%) MBA
9 6 (1.81%) CISA
9 6 (1.81%) CEH
10 5 (1.51%) MCSA
10 5 (1.51%) SSCP
11 4 (1.21%) GIAC
11 4 (1.21%) HND
12 3 (0.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (0.91%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.23%) SLA
2 12 (3.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.81%) ISO 9001
3 6 (1.81%) COBIT
3 6 (1.81%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.51%) QA
System Software
1 101 (30.51%) Active Directory
2 73 (22.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (6.34%) Hyper-V
4 18 (5.44%) vSphere
5 15 (4.53%) XenApp
6 13 (3.93%) Microsoft App-V
6 13 (3.93%) VMware ESX
7 10 (3.02%) XenDesktop
8 9 (2.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 9 (2.72%) MetaFrame
9 8 (2.42%) Forefront TMG
10 3 (0.91%) Docker
10 3 (0.91%) VMware Server
10 3 (0.91%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.60%) NFS
11 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.60%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 2 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.30%) iptables
Systems Management
1 24 (7.25%) SCCM
2 14 (4.23%) SCOM
3 10 (3.02%) Nagios
4 9 (2.72%) HP SIM
4 9 (2.72%) Control-M
5 8 (2.42%) NetBackup
5 8 (2.42%) Puppet
5 8 (2.42%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (2.11%) AppDNA
7 6 (1.81%) Backup Exec
8 5 (1.51%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 5 (1.51%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 4 (1.21%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (0.60%) WSUS
10 2 (0.60%) Data Guard
11 1 (0.30%) OpenAM
11 1 (0.30%) Ansible
11 1 (0.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 1 (0.30%) Capistrano
11 1 (0.30%) Cacti
Vendors
1 115 (34.74%) Microsoft
2 98 (29.61%) VMware
3 50 (15.11%) Citrix
4 48 (14.50%) Cisco
5 25 (7.55%) Oracle
6 24 (7.25%) HP
7 18 (5.44%) SolarWinds
8 12 (3.63%) Red Hat
9 10 (3.02%) Symantec
9 10 (3.02%) CheckPoint
10 8 (2.42%) Veritas
10 8 (2.42%) Xamarin
11 7 (2.11%) F5
11 7 (2.11%) EMC
11 7 (2.11%) BMC
12 6 (1.81%) Sun
12 6 (1.81%) Splunk
13 5 (1.51%) LogRhythm
13 5 (1.51%) Sourcefire
14 4 (1.21%) IBM
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