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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 11 23 10
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -13
Permanent jobs citing Windows 220 106 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 14.70% 8.84% 14.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.29% 39.55% 54.10%
Number of salaries quoted 148 68 117
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,350 £25,700 £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
384 268 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 25.65% 22.35% 25.98%
Number of salaries quoted 250 181 235
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 £30,000 £26,695
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £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 29 August 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 148 (41.69%) Microsoft
2 114 (32.11%) Finance
3 94 (26.48%) SQL Server
4 91 (25.63%) C#
5 87 (24.51%) Linux
6 83 (23.38%) SQL
6 83 (23.38%) Active Directory
7 82 (23.10%) MS Excel
8 81 (22.82%) VMware
9 76 (21.41%) UNIX
10 69 (19.44%) .NET
10 69 (19.44%) Windows Server 2008
11 68 (19.15%) Windows Server 2003
12 63 (17.75%) Oracle
13 60 (16.90%) Degree
14 59 (16.62%) Citrix
15 57 (16.06%) MS Exchange
16 56 (15.77%) VMware Infrastructure
17 50 (14.08%) Microsoft Certification
18 45 (12.68%) Windows 7
19 43 (12.11%) DNS
20 41 (11.55%) Cisco
21 40 (11.27%) C++
22 39 (10.99%) Banking
23 38 (10.70%) Visual Studio
24 37 (10.42%) Windows Server 2012
25 36 (10.14%) Java
26 35 (9.86%) Software Engineering
27 33 (9.30%) Firewall
28 32 (9.01%) ITIL

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 57 (16.06%) MS Exchange
2 26 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (7.04%) SharePoint
4 18 (5.07%) IIS
5 16 (4.51%) IBM Notes
6 13 (3.66%) CMS
7 11 (3.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 11 (3.10%) WebLogic
8 10 (2.82%) Apache
8 10 (2.82%) NServiceBus
9 9 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2007
9 9 (2.54%) Lync
10 8 (2.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 7 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2003
12 5 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
13 4 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2000
13 4 (1.13%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (1.13%) WorkSite
14 3 (0.85%) Tomcat
15 2 (0.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 82 (23.10%) MS Excel
2 30 (8.45%) MS Office
3 10 (2.82%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (3.66%) Oracle 11i
2 8 (2.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (1.97%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (1.97%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (1.97%) 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 (3.66%) Office 365
2 11 (3.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.13%) 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 43 (12.11%) DNS
2 33 (9.30%) Firewall
3 31 (8.73%) TCP/IP
4 24 (6.76%) Internet
5 21 (5.92%) Ethernet
6 19 (5.35%) FTP
7 17 (4.79%) HTTP
7 17 (4.79%) VoIP
8 14 (3.94%) VPN
8 14 (3.94%) LAN
8 14 (3.94%) SAN
9 13 (3.66%) WAN
9 13 (3.66%) SMTP
10 11 (3.10%) DHCP
10 11 (3.10%) HTTPS
11 10 (2.82%) Wi-Fi
12 9 (2.54%) LDAP
12 9 (2.54%) NetScaler
13 8 (2.25%) VLAN
14 7 (1.97%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (26.48%) SQL Server
2 27 (7.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (5.07%) Oracle Database
4 11 (3.10%) MySQL
5 10 (2.82%) Relational Database
6 8 (2.25%) Oracle BI EE
7 7 (1.97%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (1.97%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (1.97%) Oracle Reports
7 7 (1.97%) Oracle Discoverer
7 7 (1.97%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (1.69%) Oracle Database 10g
8 6 (1.69%) Oracle Database 12c
9 5 (1.41%) Big Data
10 4 (1.13%) SQLPlus
10 4 (1.13%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.85%) DB2
11 3 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 38 (10.70%) Visual Studio
2 19 (5.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (5.07%) Subversion
4 11 (3.10%) Selenium
4 11 (3.10%) WebDriver
5 10 (2.82%) SpecFlow
6 8 (2.25%) Oracle Forms
7 5 (1.41%) InstallShield
7 5 (1.41%) MSBuild
7 5 (1.41%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 4 (1.13%) JIRA
9 3 (0.85%) Git (software)
9 3 (0.85%) Hudson
9 3 (0.85%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.56%) FishEye
10 2 (0.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 1 (0.28%) Toad
11 1 (0.28%) Bugzilla
11 1 (0.28%) FogBugz
11 1 (0.28%) JUnit
General
1 114 (32.11%) Finance
2 39 (10.99%) Banking
3 18 (5.07%) Electronics
4 10 (2.82%) International Banking
5 9 (2.54%) Marketing
6 8 (2.25%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.25%) Law
7 7 (1.97%) Legal
8 6 (1.69%) Retail
8 6 (1.69%) Automotive
9 5 (1.41%) Retail Banking
9 5 (1.41%) Back Office
10 4 (1.13%) Dutch Language
10 4 (1.13%) French Language
10 4 (1.13%) German Language
10 4 (1.13%) Spanish Language
11 3 (0.85%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.85%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.85%) Games
12 1 (0.28%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 73 (20.56%) Analyst
2 35 (9.86%) Software Engineer
3 33 (9.30%) Developer
4 29 (8.17%) Consultant
5 27 (7.61%) Support Analyst
6 22 (6.20%) IT Support
7 19 (5.35%) Senior Developer
8 18 (5.07%) Server Support
8 18 (5.07%) Administrator
9 17 (4.79%) IT Support Analyst
10 15 (4.23%) DBA
10 15 (4.23%) Systems Administrator
10 15 (4.23%) Technical Manager
11 14 (3.94%) Architect
11 14 (3.94%) Project Manager
11 14 (3.94%) Support Engineer
12 13 (3.66%) 3rd Line Support
12 13 (3.66%) Oracle DBA
13 12 (3.38%) 3rd Line Server Support
14 11 (3.10%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (19.44%) .NET
2 28 (7.89%) HTML
3 25 (7.04%) WPF
4 24 (6.76%) ASP.NET
5 21 (5.92%) jQuery
6 19 (5.35%) .NET Framework
7 17 (4.79%) OpenGL
7 17 (4.79%) WCF
8 16 (4.51%) Direct3D
8 16 (4.51%) Qt
8 16 (4.51%) CSS
8 16 (4.51%) MFC
8 16 (4.51%) STL
8 16 (4.51%) XML
9 13 (3.66%) WinForms
9 13 (3.66%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (3.38%) Web Services
11 11 (3.10%) Middleware
11 11 (3.10%) NHibernate
12 10 (2.82%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 28 (7.89%) Computer Science
2 20 (5.63%) Visualisation
3 19 (5.35%) Clustering
3 19 (5.35%) Blackberry
4 18 (5.07%) Mathematics
5 16 (4.51%) CUDA
6 12 (3.38%) Replication
7 11 (3.10%) Management Information System
8 7 (1.97%) Mainframe
9 6 (1.69%) iPad
9 6 (1.69%) iPhone
10 5 (1.41%) iSeries
10 5 (1.41%) CLARiiON
10 5 (1.41%) N-Tier
11 4 (1.13%) Handset
11 4 (1.13%) Mobile App
11 4 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.13%) Open Source
12 3 (0.85%) Fat Client
12 3 (0.85%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 87 (24.51%) Linux
2 76 (21.41%) UNIX
3 69 (19.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 68 (19.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 45 (12.68%) Windows 7
6 37 (10.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (6.76%) Windows XP
8 20 (5.63%) Windows 2000
8 20 (5.63%) Apple iOS
9 18 (5.07%) Android
10 15 (4.23%) Windows 2000 Server
11 13 (3.66%) Solaris
12 12 (3.38%) Mac OS X
13 10 (2.82%) Windows Phone
14 8 (2.25%) AIX
15 7 (1.97%) Windows Mobile
15 7 (1.97%) CentOS
16 6 (1.69%) Windows Vista
16 6 (1.69%) Ubuntu
16 6 (1.69%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (9.86%) Software Engineering
2 32 (9.01%) ITIL
3 30 (8.45%) TDD
4 29 (8.17%) Continuous Integration
4 29 (8.17%) Scrum
5 24 (6.76%) Service Delivery
5 24 (6.76%) Asset Management
6 21 (5.92%) OOP
7 20 (5.63%) Information Security
7 20 (5.63%) Software Architecture
8 17 (4.79%) CRM
8 17 (4.79%) Unit Testing
9 16 (4.51%) Disaster Recovery
9 16 (4.51%) 3D Visualisation
10 15 (4.23%) Performance Monitoring
10 15 (4.23%) MVC
11 14 (3.94%) OO
11 14 (3.94%) Business Intelligence
12 13 (3.66%) Project Management
12 13 (3.66%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 91 (25.63%) C#
2 83 (23.38%) SQL
3 40 (11.27%) C++
4 36 (10.14%) Java
5 31 (8.73%) JavaScript
6 29 (8.17%) C
7 23 (6.48%) Perl
8 22 (6.20%) PowerShell
9 21 (5.92%) Python
10 16 (4.51%) VC++
11 8 (2.25%) Bash Shell
12 7 (1.97%) Shell Script
13 6 (1.69%) PHP
14 5 (1.41%) XQuery
14 5 (1.41%) Ruby
15 4 (1.13%) VB.NET
16 3 (0.85%) T-SQL
17 2 (0.56%) VBScript
17 2 (0.56%) COBOL
17 2 (0.56%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 60 (16.90%) Degree
2 50 (14.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 28 (7.89%) MCSE
4 14 (3.94%) MCITP
5 11 (3.10%) MCP
6 9 (2.54%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (2.54%) SC Cleared
6 9 (2.54%) Security Cleared
7 7 (1.97%) MCSA
7 7 (1.97%) CCA
7 7 (1.97%) Citrix Certification
8 6 (1.69%) APMP
9 5 (1.41%) VCAP
9 5 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (1.41%) CCNA
9 5 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.13%) GCIA
10 4 (1.13%) GSEC
10 4 (1.13%) GCIH
10 4 (1.13%) GWAPT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (8.45%) QA
2 19 (5.35%) SLA
3 8 (2.25%) ISO 9001
4 6 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 83 (23.38%) Active Directory
2 56 (15.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (6.48%) Hyper-V
3 23 (6.48%) XenApp
4 17 (4.79%) Oracle RMAN
4 17 (4.79%) Oracle RAC
5 15 (4.23%) vSphere
6 11 (3.10%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (2.82%) XenDesktop
8 7 (1.97%) MetaFrame
9 6 (1.69%) Forefront TMG
10 5 (1.41%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 5 (1.41%) VMware ESX
11 4 (1.13%) 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 (4.79%) Data Guard
2 11 (3.10%) SCCM
3 6 (1.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 5 (1.41%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (1.13%) Puppet
5 4 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.56%) XenMobile
6 2 (0.56%) Windows Intune
6 2 (0.56%) Nagios
6 2 (0.56%) WSUS
6 2 (0.56%) SCOM
6 2 (0.56%) Cacti
7 1 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.28%) OpenView
7 1 (0.28%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 148 (41.69%) Microsoft
2 81 (22.82%) VMware
3 63 (17.75%) Oracle
4 59 (16.62%) Citrix
5 41 (11.55%) Cisco
6 21 (5.92%) HP
7 16 (4.51%) Lotus
8 12 (3.38%) Red Hat
9 11 (3.10%) Twitter
10 10 (2.82%) IBM
11 9 (2.54%) AppSense
12 7 (1.97%) Brocade
12 7 (1.97%) Fujitsu
13 6 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
13 6 (1.69%) Reuters
13 6 (1.69%) NetApp
13 6 (1.69%) Avaya
14 5 (1.41%) Juniper
14 5 (1.41%) EMC
14 5 (1.41%) Nortel
Edinburgh
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management - Royal London
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £38000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £16000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Edinburgh
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Edinburgh
Skyscanner
Posted: 15 days ago
Edinburgh
Skyscanner
Posted: 15 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago