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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 23 11
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -12
Permanent jobs citing Windows 224 109 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 15.00% 8.97% 13.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.73% 40.37% 53.57%
Number of salaries quoted 150 68 117
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,450 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,600 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
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
388 270 308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 25.99% 22.22% 25.93%
Number of salaries quoted 255 179 238
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,250 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 2 September 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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.

1 152 (42.22%) Microsoft
2 115 (31.94%) Finance
3 100 (27.78%) SQL Server
4 92 (25.56%) C#
5 88 (24.44%) Linux
6 86 (23.89%) SQL
7 85 (23.61%) Active Directory
8 83 (23.06%) VMware
9 82 (22.78%) MS Excel
10 75 (20.83%) UNIX
11 70 (19.44%) .NET
11 70 (19.44%) Windows Server 2008
12 68 (18.89%) Windows Server 2003
13 63 (17.50%) Oracle
14 59 (16.39%) MS Exchange
14 59 (16.39%) Degree
15 58 (16.11%) VMware Infrastructure
15 58 (16.11%) Citrix
16 51 (14.17%) Microsoft Certification
17 45 (12.50%) Windows 7
18 44 (12.22%) DNS
19 43 (11.94%) Cisco
20 39 (10.83%) Visual Studio
20 39 (10.83%) Banking
21 38 (10.56%) C++
21 38 (10.56%) Windows Server 2012
22 36 (10.00%) Java
23 35 (9.72%) ITIL
24 34 (9.44%) Firewall
25 33 (9.17%) Software Engineering

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 59 (16.39%) MS Exchange
2 28 (7.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (6.94%) SharePoint
4 23 (6.39%) IIS
5 16 (4.44%) IBM Notes
6 13 (3.61%) CMS
7 12 (3.33%) Apache
8 11 (3.06%) WebLogic
8 11 (3.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 11 (3.06%) Lync
9 10 (2.78%) NServiceBus
10 9 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
11 8 (2.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 7 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2003
13 5 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
14 4 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2000
14 4 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (1.11%) WorkSite
15 3 (0.83%) Tomcat
16 2 (0.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 82 (22.78%) MS Excel
2 32 (8.89%) MS Office
3 10 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (3.61%) Oracle 11i
2 8 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (1.94%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (1.94%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (1.94%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.56%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.28%) SAP CCM
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.61%) Office 365
2 11 (3.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.39%) SaaS
4 2 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.56%) IaaS
5 1 (0.28%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 44 (12.22%) DNS
2 34 (9.44%) Firewall
3 32 (8.89%) TCP/IP
4 24 (6.67%) Internet
5 21 (5.83%) Ethernet
6 20 (5.56%) FTP
7 18 (5.00%) HTTP
8 17 (4.72%) VoIP
9 16 (4.44%) SAN
10 14 (3.89%) VPN
10 14 (3.89%) SMTP
10 14 (3.89%) LAN
11 13 (3.61%) WAN
12 12 (3.33%) HTTPS
13 11 (3.06%) DHCP
14 10 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
15 9 (2.50%) LDAP
15 9 (2.50%) NetScaler
16 8 (2.22%) VLAN
17 7 (1.94%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 27 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (5.00%) Oracle Database
4 12 (3.33%) Relational Database
4 12 (3.33%) MySQL
5 8 (2.22%) Oracle BI EE
6 7 (1.94%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (1.94%) Oracle Reports
6 7 (1.94%) Oracle Discoverer
6 7 (1.94%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (1.67%) Oracle Database 10g
7 6 (1.67%) Oracle Database 12c
8 5 (1.39%) Big Data
8 5 (1.39%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.11%) SQLPlus
10 3 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.83%) DB2
11 2 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 39 (10.83%) Visual Studio
2 20 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (5.28%) Subversion
4 11 (3.06%) WebDriver
4 11 (3.06%) Selenium
5 10 (2.78%) SpecFlow
6 8 (2.22%) Oracle Forms
7 6 (1.67%) InstallShield
8 5 (1.39%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 5 (1.39%) MSBuild
9 4 (1.11%) Git (software)
9 4 (1.11%) JIRA
10 3 (0.83%) Hudson
10 3 (0.83%) Jenkins
11 2 (0.56%) FishEye
11 2 (0.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 1 (0.28%) Toad
12 1 (0.28%) PowerBuilder
12 1 (0.28%) Bugzilla
12 1 (0.28%) JUnit
General
1 115 (31.94%) Finance
2 39 (10.83%) Banking
3 18 (5.00%) Electronics
4 11 (3.06%) Marketing
5 10 (2.78%) Law
5 10 (2.78%) International Banking
6 7 (1.94%) Legal
7 6 (1.67%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.39%) Back Office
8 5 (1.39%) Retail
8 5 (1.39%) Retail Banking
8 5 (1.39%) Automotive
9 4 (1.11%) Dutch Language
9 4 (1.11%) French Language
9 4 (1.11%) German Language
9 4 (1.11%) Spanish Language
10 3 (0.83%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.83%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.83%) Games
11 1 (0.28%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 78 (21.67%) Analyst
2 35 (9.72%) Software Engineer
3 33 (9.17%) Developer
4 29 (8.06%) Consultant
4 29 (8.06%) Support Analyst
5 23 (6.39%) IT Support
6 19 (5.28%) Senior Developer
7 18 (5.00%) Server Support
7 18 (5.00%) Administrator
7 18 (5.00%) IT Support Analyst
8 15 (4.17%) DBA
8 15 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
9 14 (3.89%) Architect
9 14 (3.89%) Support Engineer
9 14 (3.89%) Technical Manager
10 13 (3.61%) 3rd Line Support
10 13 (3.61%) Oracle DBA
10 13 (3.61%) Project Manager
11 12 (3.33%) 3rd Line Server Support
12 11 (3.06%) .NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (19.44%) .NET
2 31 (8.61%) HTML
3 25 (6.94%) ASP.NET
3 25 (6.94%) WPF
4 21 (5.83%) jQuery
5 20 (5.56%) .NET Framework
6 17 (4.72%) OpenGL
6 17 (4.72%) CSS
6 17 (4.72%) XML
6 17 (4.72%) WCF
7 16 (4.44%) Direct3D
7 16 (4.44%) Qt
7 16 (4.44%) STL
7 16 (4.44%) MFC
8 14 (3.89%) WinForms
8 14 (3.89%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (3.61%) Web Services
10 11 (3.06%) Middleware
10 11 (3.06%) NHibernate
11 10 (2.78%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 27 (7.50%) Computer Science
2 21 (5.83%) Blackberry
3 20 (5.56%) Visualisation
4 19 (5.28%) Clustering
5 17 (4.72%) Mathematics
6 16 (4.44%) CUDA
7 12 (3.33%) Replication
8 11 (3.06%) Management Information System
9 7 (1.94%) Mainframe
10 5 (1.39%) CLARiiON
10 5 (1.39%) N-Tier
10 5 (1.39%) iPhone
10 5 (1.39%) iSeries
10 5 (1.39%) iPad
11 4 (1.11%) Mobile App
11 4 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.11%) Open Source
11 4 (1.11%) Handset
12 3 (0.83%) Thin Client
12 3 (0.83%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 88 (24.44%) Linux
2 75 (20.83%) UNIX
3 70 (19.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 68 (18.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 45 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 38 (10.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 26 (7.22%) Windows XP
8 20 (5.56%) Windows 2000
9 18 (5.00%) Apple iOS
10 17 (4.72%) Android
11 15 (4.17%) Windows 2000 Server
12 13 (3.61%) Solaris
12 13 (3.61%) Mac OS X
13 12 (3.33%) Windows Phone
14 8 (2.22%) AIX
15 7 (1.94%) CentOS
16 6 (1.67%) Ubuntu
16 6 (1.67%) Windows Mobile
16 6 (1.67%) Windows Vista
16 6 (1.67%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (9.72%) ITIL
2 33 (9.17%) Software Engineering
3 30 (8.33%) TDD
3 30 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 29 (8.06%) Scrum
5 26 (7.22%) Service Delivery
6 24 (6.67%) Asset Management
6 24 (6.67%) Line Management
7 22 (6.11%) OOP
8 20 (5.56%) Information Security
9 19 (5.28%) Coaching
9 19 (5.28%) Software Architecture
10 18 (5.00%) Unit Testing
11 17 (4.72%) CRM
12 16 (4.44%) OO
12 16 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
12 16 (4.44%) MVC
12 16 (4.44%) 3D Visualisation
12 16 (4.44%) Performance Monitoring
13 14 (3.89%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 92 (25.56%) C#
2 86 (23.89%) SQL
3 38 (10.56%) C++
4 36 (10.00%) Java
5 32 (8.89%) JavaScript
6 27 (7.50%) C
7 24 (6.67%) PowerShell
8 23 (6.39%) Perl
9 21 (5.83%) Python
10 16 (4.44%) VC++
11 8 (2.22%) Bash Shell
12 7 (1.94%) Shell Script
13 6 (1.67%) PHP
14 5 (1.39%) XQuery
14 5 (1.39%) Ruby
15 4 (1.11%) VB.NET
16 3 (0.83%) T-SQL
17 2 (0.56%) COBOL
18 1 (0.28%) VBScript
18 1 (0.28%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 59 (16.39%) Degree
2 51 (14.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 28 (7.78%) MCSE
4 14 (3.89%) MCITP
5 11 (3.06%) MCP
6 9 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (2.22%) SC Cleared
7 8 (2.22%) Security Cleared
7 8 (2.22%) MCSA
8 7 (1.94%) CCA
8 7 (1.94%) Citrix Certification
9 6 (1.67%) APMP
10 5 (1.39%) VCAP
10 5 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (1.39%) CCNA
10 5 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (1.11%) GCIA
11 4 (1.11%) GSEC
11 4 (1.11%) GCIH
11 4 (1.11%) GWAPT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (8.33%) QA
2 19 (5.28%) SLA
3 7 (1.94%) ISO 9001
3 7 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 85 (23.61%) Active Directory
2 58 (16.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (6.94%) Hyper-V
4 22 (6.11%) XenApp
5 17 (4.72%) Oracle RMAN
5 17 (4.72%) Oracle RAC
6 15 (4.17%) vSphere
7 13 (3.61%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (2.50%) XenDesktop
9 7 (1.94%) Forefront TMG
9 7 (1.94%) MetaFrame
10 5 (1.39%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 5 (1.39%) VMware ESX
11 4 (1.11%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.56%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.28%) Squid
13 1 (0.28%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 1 (0.28%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.28%) Postfix
13 1 (0.28%) Openswan
Systems Management
1 17 (4.72%) Data Guard
2 11 (3.06%) SCCM
3 6 (1.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 5 (1.39%) Puppet
4 5 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.39%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (0.56%) XenMobile
5 2 (0.56%) Windows Intune
5 2 (0.56%) Nagios
5 2 (0.56%) WSUS
5 2 (0.56%) SCOM
5 2 (0.56%) Cacti
6 1 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.28%) OpenView
6 1 (0.28%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 152 (42.22%) Microsoft
2 83 (23.06%) VMware
3 63 (17.50%) Oracle
4 58 (16.11%) Citrix
5 43 (11.94%) Cisco
6 21 (5.83%) HP
7 16 (4.44%) Lotus
8 12 (3.33%) Red Hat
9 11 (3.06%) Twitter
10 10 (2.78%) IBM
11 8 (2.22%) AppSense
12 7 (1.94%) Brocade
13 6 (1.67%) Fujitsu
13 6 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
13 6 (1.67%) Reuters
13 6 (1.67%) NetApp
13 6 (1.67%) Avaya
14 5 (1.39%) Juniper
14 5 (1.39%) EMC
14 5 (1.39%) Nortel
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + plus excellent benefits
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Saxon Recruitment Solutions
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Posted: Yesterday
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Resource Management - Royal London
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Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
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