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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 19 18 19
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 130 149 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.86% 10.73% 9.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.98% 44.88% 43.27%
Number of salaries quoted 77 90 109
Median salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £50,700 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £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
255 332 349
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 21.30% 23.90% 22.16%
Number of salaries quoted 146 197 205
Median salary £39,000 £40,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,450 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

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 28 June 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 110 (45.45%) Windows Server
2 95 (39.26%) Microsoft
3 75 (30.99%) Active Directory
4 67 (27.69%) Linux
4 67 (27.69%) Finance
5 66 (27.27%) VMware
6 64 (26.45%) MS Excel
7 56 (23.14%) VMware Infrastructure
8 55 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
9 54 (22.31%) SQL
10 51 (21.07%) SQL Server
11 49 (20.25%) Windows Server 2008
12 47 (19.42%) SCCM
12 47 (19.42%) ITIL
13 41 (16.94%) MS Exchange
14 38 (15.70%) Cisco
15 37 (15.29%) Degree
16 36 (14.88%) TCP/IP
16 36 (14.88%) C#
17 35 (14.46%) PowerShell
17 35 (14.46%) Hyper-V
18 34 (14.05%) Oracle
19 33 (13.64%) SAN
19 33 (13.64%) Windows 7
20 32 (13.22%) MS Office
21 30 (12.40%) Banking
22 28 (11.57%) Windows Server 2003
23 27 (11.16%) WAN
24 26 (10.74%) LAN
24 26 (10.74%) Citrix

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 41 (16.94%) MS Exchange
2 18 (7.44%) SharePoint
3 15 (6.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (4.55%) IIS
5 9 (3.72%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (3.31%) Skype for Business
7 7 (2.89%) Apache
8 6 (2.48%) Tomcat
9 5 (2.07%) SAS
10 4 (1.65%) Cloud Foundry
10 4 (1.65%) JBoss
11 2 (0.83%) CMS
11 2 (0.83%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.41%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.41%) nginx
12 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 64 (26.45%) MS Excel
2 32 (13.22%) MS Office
3 4 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (4.96%) Markit EDM
1 12 (4.96%) MultiFonds
1 12 (4.96%) thinkFolio
2 3 (1.24%) Sage CRM
3 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.41%) Magento
3 1 (0.41%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 25 (10.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (7.44%) Office 365
3 11 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (2.07%) IaaS
4 5 (2.07%) SaaS
5 4 (1.65%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (1.65%) Heroku
6 3 (1.24%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.83%) Google Compute Engine
8 1 (0.41%) Bluemix
8 1 (0.41%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 36 (14.88%) TCP/IP
2 33 (13.64%) SAN
3 27 (11.16%) WAN
4 26 (10.74%) LAN
5 22 (9.09%) Firewall
6 19 (7.85%) DHCP
6 19 (7.85%) DNS
7 12 (4.96%) Multicast
8 8 (3.31%) VPN
9 7 (2.89%) WebEx
10 4 (1.65%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (1.65%) HTTP
10 4 (1.65%) SSL
10 4 (1.65%) VoIP
11 3 (1.24%) IPsec
11 3 (1.24%) MPLS
11 3 (1.24%) NAS
11 3 (1.24%) Network Security
11 3 (1.24%) Wireless
12 2 (0.83%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (21.07%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.20%) MySQL
3 12 (4.96%) RDBMS
3 12 (4.96%) Relational Database
4 8 (3.31%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (3.31%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (3.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (2.48%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (2.07%) Base SAS
6 5 (2.07%) MongoDB
6 5 (2.07%) OLAP
6 5 (2.07%) Oracle OLAP
6 5 (2.07%) SAS EBI
6 5 (2.07%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 5 (2.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.83%) GIS
7 2 (0.83%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.41%) Informix
8 1 (0.41%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (3.31%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (2.07%) Bugzilla
2 5 (2.07%) FogBugz
2 5 (2.07%) JIRA
3 3 (1.24%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.24%) MSI
3 3 (1.24%) Selenium
3 3 (1.24%) SpecFlow
3 3 (1.24%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.83%) AdminStudio
4 2 (0.83%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.41%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.41%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.41%) WinDbg
General
1 67 (27.69%) Finance
2 30 (12.40%) Banking
3 15 (6.20%) Investment Banking
4 12 (4.96%) Financial Institution
4 12 (4.96%) Private Banking
5 10 (4.13%) Retail
6 9 (3.72%) Games
7 7 (2.89%) Back Office
7 7 (2.89%) French Language
7 7 (2.89%) German Language
7 7 (2.89%) Spanish Language
8 6 (2.48%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.65%) Marketing
9 4 (1.65%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 36 (14.88%) Analyst
2 26 (10.74%) Support Engineer
3 24 (9.92%) Windows Engineer
4 21 (8.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 20 (8.26%) Administrator
6 17 (7.02%) Server Engineer
6 17 (7.02%) Windows Server Engineer
7 14 (5.79%) Developer
7 14 (5.79%) Field Engineer
7 14 (5.79%) Support Analyst
8 13 (5.37%) Field Support Engineer
8 13 (5.37%) Systems Administrator
9 10 (4.13%) Consultant
10 9 (3.72%) IT Engineer
10 9 (3.72%) PowerShell Engineer
11 8 (3.31%) Applications Support
11 8 (3.31%) Architect
11 8 (3.31%) Team Leader
12 7 (2.89%) Desktop Support
12 7 (2.89%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (8.26%) .NET
2 7 (2.89%) ASP.NET
3 6 (2.48%) Middleware
3 6 (2.48%) REST
3 6 (2.48%) WCF
3 6 (2.48%) Web Services
4 5 (2.07%) CSS
4 5 (2.07%) HTML
4 5 (2.07%) RESTful
5 4 (1.65%) SVG
5 4 (1.65%) WPF
6 3 (1.24%) HTML5
6 3 (1.24%) Node.js
6 3 (1.24%) SOAP
6 3 (1.24%) WinForms
7 2 (0.83%) AngularJS
7 2 (0.83%) Backbone.js
7 2 (0.83%) Ember.js
7 2 (0.83%) Hibernate
7 2 (0.83%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.44%) Data Centre
2 12 (4.96%) Grid Computing
3 10 (4.13%) Clustering
3 10 (4.13%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.89%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.48%) Mathematics
7 5 (2.07%) Informatics
7 5 (2.07%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.07%) Private Cloud
8 4 (1.65%) Physics
9 3 (1.24%) Cloud Native
9 3 (1.24%) Data Extraction
9 3 (1.24%) Driving Licence
9 3 (1.24%) iPhone
9 3 (1.24%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.24%) PKI
10 2 (0.83%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.83%) Replication
10 2 (0.83%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 110 (45.45%) Windows Server
2 67 (27.69%) Linux
3 55 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 49 (20.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 33 (13.64%) Windows 7
6 28 (11.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 21 (8.68%) Unix
8 15 (6.20%) Apple iOS
9 13 (5.37%) Android
10 10 (4.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (4.13%) Windows 8
11 7 (2.89%) Mac OS X
12 3 (1.24%) Solaris
12 3 (1.24%) Windows 10
12 3 (1.24%) Windows 2000
12 3 (1.24%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.83%) AIX
13 2 (0.83%) zOS
14 1 (0.41%) CentOS
14 1 (0.41%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (19.42%) ITIL
2 22 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (9.09%) High Availability
3 20 (8.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 17 (7.02%) Project Management
5 16 (6.61%) People Management
6 15 (6.20%) DevOps
7 14 (5.79%) Service Delivery
8 13 (5.37%) Investment Management
8 13 (5.37%) Load Balancing
9 12 (4.96%) Electronic Trading
10 11 (4.55%) CRM
10 11 (4.55%) Presales
10 11 (4.55%) Software Engineering
11 10 (4.13%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (4.13%) MVC
12 9 (3.72%) Configuration Management
12 9 (3.72%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (3.31%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (3.31%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (22.31%) SQL
2 36 (14.88%) C#
3 35 (14.46%) PowerShell
4 20 (8.26%) C++
5 14 (5.79%) JavaScript
6 9 (3.72%) C
6 9 (3.72%) Ruby
7 8 (3.31%) Java
7 8 (3.31%) Perl
8 7 (2.89%) Python
9 6 (2.48%) Shell Script
9 6 (2.48%) VBA
10 5 (2.07%) VBScript
11 3 (1.24%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.24%) PHP
11 3 (1.24%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.24%) VB
12 2 (0.83%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.83%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.41%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 37 (15.29%) Degree
2 13 (5.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (4.55%) MCSE
4 7 (2.89%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (2.89%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.89%) Security Cleared
5 6 (2.48%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (2.07%) CCNA
6 5 (2.07%) ISEB
6 5 (2.07%) ISTQB
7 4 (1.65%) HND
7 4 (1.65%) MCITP
7 4 (1.65%) MCSA
8 3 (1.24%) CISA
8 3 (1.24%) CISSP
8 3 (1.24%) MCP
8 3 (1.24%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.83%) Avaya Certification
9 2 (0.83%) MCTS
9 2 (0.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (9.50%) SLA
2 5 (2.07%) QA
3 3 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.41%) COBIT
System Software
1 75 (30.99%) Active Directory
2 56 (23.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (14.46%) Hyper-V
4 10 (4.13%) vSphere
5 7 (2.89%) XenApp
5 7 (2.89%) XenDesktop
6 6 (2.48%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (2.07%) Docker
8 4 (1.65%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 4 (1.65%) Virtual Desktop
8 4 (1.65%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (1.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (1.24%) MetaFrame
10 2 (0.83%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (0.83%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.41%) Firmware
11 1 (0.41%) NFS
11 1 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.41%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 47 (19.42%) SCCM
2 26 (10.74%) SCOM
3 14 (5.79%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (5.79%) Puppet
4 8 (3.31%) Ansible
5 4 (1.65%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (1.65%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 4 (1.65%) vRealize
6 3 (1.24%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 3 (1.24%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (1.24%) Tivoli
6 3 (1.24%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 2 (0.83%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.83%) WSUS
8 1 (0.41%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 95 (39.26%) Microsoft
2 66 (27.27%) VMware
3 38 (15.70%) Cisco
4 34 (14.05%) Oracle
5 26 (10.74%) Citrix
6 23 (9.50%) HP
7 20 (8.26%) Bloomberg
7 20 (8.26%) Fidessa
7 20 (8.26%) Reuters
8 17 (7.02%) IBM
9 13 (5.37%) CheckPoint
9 13 (5.37%) F5
10 12 (4.96%) Blue Coat
10 12 (4.96%) Calypso
10 12 (4.96%) Charles River
10 12 (4.96%) Juniper
10 12 (4.96%) Linedata
10 12 (4.96%) Red Hat
10 12 (4.96%) Sybase
11 8 (3.31%) Trend Micro
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Reed Technology
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Edinburgh
OCC Computer Personnel
Salary: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 32k - 40k + bonus and benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary package
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent plus outstanding benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
OCC Computer Personnel
Salary: Market related
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ISL
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
EMBS
Salary: £38-65,000 + £Car+MS Training/Pension/Medical
Posted: 12 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Salary DOE + Excellent Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Edinburgh
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary and excellent benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Edinburgh , Scotland
Wipro
Posted: 18 days ago
Edinburgh
TDA Group
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago