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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 17 19 21
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 157 159 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.01% 10.29% 9.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.77% 45.43% 38.46%
Number of salaries quoted 103 115 83
Average salary £35,000 £36,895 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.13% +5.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
343 350 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 24.05% 22.65% 24.22%
Number of salaries quoted 209 213 204
Average salary £38,500 £36,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.20% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 7 July 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 111 (32.27%) Linux
1 111 (32.27%) Microsoft
2 107 (31.10%) VMware
3 93 (27.03%) Active Directory
4 84 (24.42%) Degree
5 81 (23.55%) SQL Server
6 78 (22.67%) SQL
7 74 (21.51%) Finance
8 73 (21.22%) UNIX
9 69 (20.06%) .NET
10 68 (19.77%) VMware Infrastructure
11 66 (19.19%) Windows Server 2008
12 61 (17.73%) MS Exchange
13 55 (15.99%) MS Excel
14 52 (15.12%) Software Engineering
15 51 (14.83%) ITIL
16 50 (14.53%) Agile Software Development
17 47 (13.66%) Computer Science
18 45 (13.08%) Banking
18 45 (13.08%) Cisco
19 43 (12.50%) C#
19 43 (12.50%) Windows 7
20 42 (12.21%) Citrix
21 40 (11.63%) Firewall
22 38 (11.05%) Windows Server 2012
23 36 (10.47%) SAN
23 36 (10.47%) C++
24 34 (9.88%) PowerShell
25 33 (9.59%) SDLC
26 32 (9.30%) Windows Server 2003

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 61 (17.73%) MS Exchange
2 24 (6.98%) SharePoint
3 22 (6.40%) IIS
4 16 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (4.07%) Apache
6 11 (3.20%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (3.20%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (2.62%) Lync
7 9 (2.62%) Tomcat
8 7 (2.03%) WorkSite
9 6 (1.74%) WebSphere
9 6 (1.74%) JBoss
10 5 (1.45%) ArcGIS
11 3 (0.87%) CMS
11 3 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.58%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.58%) IBM HTTP Server
12 2 (0.58%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 55 (15.99%) MS Excel
2 27 (7.85%) MS Office
3 3 (0.87%) MS Project
4 2 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.29%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.29%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 6 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.16%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.29%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.03%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.74%) Office 365
3 4 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.58%) SaaS
5 1 (0.29%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 40 (11.63%) Firewall
2 36 (10.47%) SAN
3 28 (8.14%) LAN
4 27 (7.85%) WAN
5 26 (7.56%) DNS
6 23 (6.69%) Ethernet
7 14 (4.07%) DHCP
7 14 (4.07%) VPN
8 13 (3.78%) Network Security
9 12 (3.49%) TCP/IP
10 11 (3.20%) Wireless
11 9 (2.62%) LDAP
12 8 (2.33%) SSL
12 8 (2.33%) Cisco IOS
13 7 (2.03%) VoIP
13 7 (2.03%) WLAN
14 6 (1.74%) Intrusion Detection
14 6 (1.74%) MPLS
14 6 (1.74%) NAS
15 5 (1.45%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (23.55%) SQL Server
2 21 (6.10%) MySQL
3 19 (5.52%) Relational Database
4 13 (3.78%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (3.20%) DB2
6 9 (2.62%) RDBMS
7 7 (2.03%) Oracle Database
7 7 (2.03%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.16%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.87%) SQLPlus
9 3 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.58%) Informix
10 2 (0.58%) Ingres
11 1 (0.29%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.29%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 1 (0.29%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 28 (8.14%) Visual Studio
2 27 (7.85%) Subversion
3 10 (2.91%) Git (software)
4 9 (2.62%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (2.62%) Eclipse
5 8 (2.33%) Maven
6 6 (1.74%) JUnit
6 6 (1.74%) Hudson
6 6 (1.74%) TeamCity
7 5 (1.45%) MSBuild
7 5 (1.45%) Bugzilla
7 5 (1.45%) MSI
7 5 (1.45%) Selenium
7 5 (1.45%) WebDriver
7 5 (1.45%) AccuRev
8 4 (1.16%) JIRA
8 4 (1.16%) Jenkins
8 4 (1.16%) FogBugz
9 3 (0.87%) GCC
9 3 (0.87%) Selenium IDE
General
1 74 (21.51%) Finance
2 45 (13.08%) Banking
3 20 (5.81%) Electronics
4 18 (5.23%) Retail
5 9 (2.62%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.03%) Marketing
7 6 (1.74%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (1.45%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.16%) Games
9 4 (1.16%) Legal
10 3 (0.87%) Law
10 3 (0.87%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.87%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.58%) Back Office
11 2 (0.58%) Automotive
11 2 (0.58%) Publishing
11 2 (0.58%) German Language
11 2 (0.58%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 70 (20.35%) Analyst
2 42 (12.21%) Software Engineer
3 38 (11.05%) Developer
4 27 (7.85%) Support Analyst
4 27 (7.85%) Administrator
5 26 (7.56%) IT Support
6 20 (5.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 15 (4.36%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 15 (4.36%) Consultant
7 15 (4.36%) IT Support Analyst
8 14 (4.07%) Graduate
9 13 (3.78%) Systems Administrator
10 12 (3.49%) Systems Engineer
11 11 (3.20%) Support Engineer
11 11 (3.20%) Architect
11 11 (3.20%) Technical Analyst
12 10 (2.91%) Technical Engineer
13 9 (2.62%) DBA
14 8 (2.33%) Software Developer
14 8 (2.33%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (20.06%) .NET
2 23 (6.69%) WPF
2 23 (6.69%) Qt
3 18 (5.23%) MFC
3 18 (5.23%) STL
4 16 (4.65%) OpenGL
4 16 (4.65%) Middleware
5 14 (4.07%) XML
6 12 (3.49%) Web Services
6 12 (3.49%) WinForms
6 12 (3.49%) Direct3D
7 11 (3.20%) ASP.NET
8 10 (2.91%) CSS
8 10 (2.91%) HTML
8 10 (2.91%) jQuery
8 10 (2.91%) Application Packaging
9 8 (2.33%) .NET Framework
10 7 (2.03%) Java SE
10 7 (2.03%) Hibernate
10 7 (2.03%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 47 (13.66%) Computer Science
2 29 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (7.85%) Data Centre
4 25 (7.27%) Visualisation
5 23 (6.69%) Mathematics
6 17 (4.94%) Management Information System
7 12 (3.49%) CUDA
8 10 (2.91%) Client/Server
8 10 (2.91%) Clustering
9 8 (2.33%) Embedded Systems
9 8 (2.33%) Algorithms
10 7 (2.03%) Mobile App
10 7 (2.03%) iSeries
10 7 (2.03%) Mainframe
10 7 (2.03%) GIS
10 7 (2.03%) Replication
11 6 (1.74%) Cryptography
11 6 (1.74%) SCADA
11 6 (1.74%) Mobile Payment
12 5 (1.45%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 111 (32.27%) Linux
2 73 (21.22%) UNIX
3 66 (19.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 43 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 38 (11.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 32 (9.30%) Windows Server 2003
7 27 (7.85%) Windows XP
8 17 (4.94%) Solaris
9 16 (4.65%) Mac OS X
9 16 (4.65%) Android
10 15 (4.36%) Apple iOS
11 13 (3.78%) AIX
12 11 (3.20%) zOS
13 9 (2.62%) Windows 8
14 8 (2.33%) Windows 2000
15 7 (2.03%) Windows Phone
16 6 (1.74%) Windows 2000 Server
17 5 (1.45%) Data ONTAP
18 4 (1.16%) CentOS
19 3 (0.87%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (15.12%) Software Engineering
2 51 (14.83%) ITIL
3 50 (14.53%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (9.59%) SDLC
5 27 (7.85%) TDD
6 23 (6.69%) Information Security
6 23 (6.69%) OOP
7 20 (5.81%) Asset Management
7 20 (5.81%) Mentoring
8 19 (5.52%) Waterfall
8 19 (5.52%) Unit Testing
9 18 (5.23%) Software Architecture
9 18 (5.23%) Linear Algebra
9 18 (5.23%) 3D Visualisation
10 16 (4.65%) CRM
11 15 (4.36%) OO
11 15 (4.36%) Migration
11 15 (4.36%) Business Continuity
12 14 (4.07%) Software Testing
12 14 (4.07%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 78 (22.67%) SQL
2 43 (12.50%) C#
3 36 (10.47%) C++
4 34 (9.88%) PowerShell
5 29 (8.43%) Java
6 22 (6.40%) C
7 21 (6.10%) Python
8 18 (5.23%) VC++
9 17 (4.94%) JavaScript
9 17 (4.94%) Bash Shell
10 15 (4.36%) Perl
11 13 (3.78%) PHP
12 12 (3.49%) Shell Script
13 10 (2.91%) Ruby
14 6 (1.74%) T-SQL
15 5 (1.45%) VBScript
16 4 (1.16%) PL/SQL
17 3 (0.87%) Objective-C
17 3 (0.87%) Lua
18 2 (0.58%) VB
Qualifications
1 84 (24.42%) Degree
2 26 (7.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (6.10%) MCSE
4 14 (4.07%) CISSP
5 11 (3.20%) MCITP
6 9 (2.62%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (2.33%) Security Cleared
8 7 (2.03%) ISTQB
8 7 (2.03%) CISM
9 6 (1.74%) MBA
9 6 (1.74%) CCNA
9 6 (1.74%) ISEB
9 6 (1.74%) CISA
10 5 (1.45%) CEH
10 5 (1.45%) MCSA
11 4 (1.16%) MCP
11 4 (1.16%) HND
11 4 (1.16%) CCNP
11 4 (1.16%) SSCP
11 4 (1.16%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (4.36%) SLA
3 8 (2.33%) COBIT
3 8 (2.33%) QA
3 8 (2.33%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.58%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 93 (27.03%) Active Directory
2 68 (19.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (7.27%) Hyper-V
4 19 (5.52%) vSphere
5 17 (4.94%) VMware ESX
6 12 (3.49%) XenApp
7 10 (2.91%) MetaFrame
8 8 (2.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 8 (2.33%) Forefront TMG
9 7 (2.03%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (1.74%) VMware Server
10 6 (1.74%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.87%) ISA Server
12 2 (0.58%) NFS
12 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.58%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.29%) pfSense
13 1 (0.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 20 (5.81%) SCCM
2 13 (3.78%) Nagios
3 12 (3.49%) SCOM
4 10 (2.91%) NetBackup
5 9 (2.62%) Puppet
5 9 (2.62%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (2.03%) Control-M
6 7 (2.03%) HP SIM
7 6 (1.74%) Backup Exec
8 5 (1.45%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 4 (1.16%) WSUS
10 3 (0.87%) Oracle RMAN
11 2 (0.58%) Data Guard
12 1 (0.29%) Cacti
12 1 (0.29%) CA Single Sign-On
12 1 (0.29%) ZENworks
12 1 (0.29%) Capistrano
12 1 (0.29%) Ansible
12 1 (0.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 111 (32.27%) Microsoft
2 107 (31.10%) VMware
3 45 (13.08%) Cisco
4 42 (12.21%) Citrix
5 31 (9.01%) Oracle
6 29 (8.43%) HP
7 16 (4.65%) SolarWinds
8 11 (3.20%) Red Hat
9 10 (2.91%) Veritas
10 9 (2.62%) Splunk
11 8 (2.33%) CheckPoint
12 7 (2.03%) Xamarin
13 6 (1.74%) NetApp
13 6 (1.74%) Symantec
13 6 (1.74%) IBM
13 6 (1.74%) BMC
14 5 (1.45%) LogRhythm
14 5 (1.45%) F5
14 5 (1.45%) Brocade
14 5 (1.45%) Sourcefire
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