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

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 11 21 11
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -10
Permanent jobs citing Windows 248 119 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 16.66% 9.43% 14.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 59.05% 43.75% 54.32%
Number of salaries quoted 155 70 115
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £25,000 £26,597
10% offered a salary of more than £45,300 £46,850 £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
420 272 324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 28.21% 21.55% 25.94%
Number of salaries quoted 270 175 237
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £65,000
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 23 September 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 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.

1 180 (45.11%) Microsoft
2 133 (33.33%) Finance
3 113 (28.32%) SQL Server
4 101 (25.31%) C#
5 98 (24.56%) Active Directory
6 95 (23.81%) Linux
6 95 (23.81%) MS Excel
7 93 (23.31%) SQL
8 82 (20.55%) VMware
8 82 (20.55%) .NET
9 78 (19.55%) Windows Server 2008
10 76 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
11 73 (18.30%) UNIX
12 71 (17.79%) Degree
13 66 (16.54%) MS Exchange
14 61 (15.29%) Oracle
15 60 (15.04%) Citrix
16 59 (14.79%) Analytical Skills
17 58 (14.54%) Microsoft Certification
17 58 (14.54%) Agile Software Development
18 56 (14.04%) VMware Infrastructure
19 55 (13.78%) DNS
20 49 (12.28%) Windows 7
21 48 (12.03%) Cisco
22 46 (11.53%) Visual Studio
23 42 (10.53%) C++
24 41 (10.28%) ITIL
24 41 (10.28%) Banking
25 38 (9.52%) JavaScript
26 37 (9.27%) HTML

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 66 (16.54%) MS Exchange
2 29 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (7.02%) SharePoint
4 25 (6.27%) IIS
5 16 (4.01%) IBM Notes
6 15 (3.76%) CMS
7 13 (3.26%) NServiceBus
7 13 (3.26%) Lync
8 12 (3.01%) Apache
9 11 (2.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 11 (2.76%) Exchange Server 2007
10 9 (2.26%) WebLogic
11 8 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2003
12 7 (1.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 5 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
14 4 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2000
14 4 (1.00%) WorkSite
15 3 (0.75%) Tomcat
16 1 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 95 (23.81%) MS Excel
2 32 (8.02%) MS Office
3 10 (2.51%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (3.26%) Oracle 11i
2 7 (1.75%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (1.75%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.75%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.50%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.25%) SAP CCM
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.01%) Office 365
2 13 (3.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.00%) SaaS
4 3 (0.75%) IaaS
5 2 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.25%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 55 (13.78%) DNS
2 37 (9.27%) Firewall
3 31 (7.77%) TCP/IP
4 24 (6.02%) HTTP
4 24 (6.02%) Internet
5 22 (5.51%) Ethernet
6 21 (5.26%) FTP
7 19 (4.76%) VoIP
8 17 (4.26%) LAN
8 17 (4.26%) SAN
9 16 (4.01%) VPN
9 16 (4.01%) WAN
9 16 (4.01%) SMTP
9 16 (4.01%) DHCP
10 14 (3.51%) HTTPS
11 12 (3.01%) Wi-Fi
12 11 (2.76%) NetScaler
13 10 (2.51%) Intrusion Detection
14 9 (2.26%) LDAP
15 8 (2.01%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (28.32%) SQL Server
2 28 (7.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (4.51%) Oracle Database
4 14 (3.51%) Relational Database
5 12 (3.01%) MySQL
6 7 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (1.75%) Oracle BI EE
6 7 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
6 7 (1.75%) Oracle Discoverer
7 6 (1.50%) RDBMS
7 6 (1.50%) Oracle Database 10g
7 6 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (1.50%) Oracle Database 12c
8 5 (1.25%) Big Data
9 4 (1.00%) SQLPlus
10 2 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.50%) DB2
10 2 (0.50%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 46 (11.53%) Visual Studio
2 23 (5.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 22 (5.51%) Subversion
4 13 (3.26%) SpecFlow
5 10 (2.51%) Selenium
6 8 (2.01%) WebDriver
7 7 (1.75%) JIRA
7 7 (1.75%) Oracle Forms
8 6 (1.50%) Bugzilla
8 6 (1.50%) Git (software)
9 4 (1.00%) InstallShield
10 3 (0.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 3 (0.75%) Jenkins
10 3 (0.75%) Hudson
10 3 (0.75%) MSBuild
11 2 (0.50%) FishEye
11 2 (0.50%) FogBugz
11 2 (0.50%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.50%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
12 1 (0.25%) MSTest
General
1 133 (33.33%) Finance
2 41 (10.28%) Banking
3 19 (4.76%) Electronics
4 10 (2.51%) Retail
4 10 (2.51%) International Banking
5 8 (2.01%) Law
6 7 (1.75%) Marketing
7 6 (1.50%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.25%) Back Office
8 5 (1.25%) Legal
9 4 (1.00%) Retail Banking
9 4 (1.00%) Spanish Language
10 3 (0.75%) Games
10 3 (0.75%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.75%) Dutch Language
10 3 (0.75%) French Language
10 3 (0.75%) German Language
10 3 (0.75%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.50%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.50%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 89 (22.31%) Analyst
2 39 (9.77%) Developer
3 37 (9.27%) Software Engineer
4 36 (9.02%) Support Analyst
5 32 (8.02%) Consultant
6 27 (6.77%) IT Support
7 21 (5.26%) Support Engineer
7 21 (5.26%) Administrator
7 21 (5.26%) IT Support Analyst
8 18 (4.51%) Senior Developer
8 18 (4.51%) Systems Administrator
9 17 (4.26%) Architect
9 17 (4.26%) Server Support
10 16 (4.01%) Applications Support
10 16 (4.01%) Wintel Consultant
11 15 (3.76%) DBA
11 15 (3.76%) Software Developer
12 14 (3.51%) Programmer
12 14 (3.51%) Technical Manager
12 14 (3.51%) .NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (20.55%) .NET
2 37 (9.27%) HTML
3 32 (8.02%) ASP.NET
4 27 (6.77%) jQuery
5 26 (6.52%) .NET Framework
6 25 (6.27%) WPF
7 21 (5.26%) WCF
7 21 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
8 18 (4.51%) CSS
9 17 (4.26%) STL
9 17 (4.26%) MFC
9 17 (4.26%) OpenGL
9 17 (4.26%) Qt
9 17 (4.26%) Direct3D
10 15 (3.76%) XML
10 15 (3.76%) NHibernate
11 13 (3.26%) Sass
11 13 (3.26%) AngularJS
11 13 (3.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 13 (3.26%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 59 (14.79%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (8.02%) Computer Science
3 23 (5.76%) Clustering
3 23 (5.76%) Blackberry
4 22 (5.51%) Mathematics
4 22 (5.51%) Visualisation
5 17 (4.26%) CUDA
6 13 (3.26%) Replication
6 13 (3.26%) Management Information System
7 9 (2.26%) User Experience
8 8 (2.01%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.50%) Mainframe
9 6 (1.50%) Client/Server
10 5 (1.25%) CLARiiON
10 5 (1.25%) iPhone
10 5 (1.25%) iSeries
10 5 (1.25%) iPad
10 5 (1.25%) Open Source
11 4 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 95 (23.81%) Linux
2 78 (19.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 76 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 73 (18.30%) UNIX
5 49 (12.28%) Windows 7
6 35 (8.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 29 (7.27%) Windows XP
8 23 (5.76%) Windows 2000
9 19 (4.76%) Windows 2000 Server
10 18 (4.51%) Apple iOS
11 17 (4.26%) Android
11 17 (4.26%) Mac OS X
12 13 (3.26%) Windows Phone
13 12 (3.01%) Solaris
14 9 (2.26%) Ubuntu
15 7 (1.75%) CentOS
15 7 (1.75%) AIX
15 7 (1.75%) Windows 8
16 6 (1.50%) HPUX
16 6 (1.50%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (14.54%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (10.28%) ITIL
3 35 (8.77%) TDD
4 32 (8.02%) Software Engineering
5 31 (7.77%) Continuous Integration
6 30 (7.52%) Scrum
6 30 (7.52%) Service Delivery
7 29 (7.27%) OOP
8 26 (6.52%) Unit Testing
9 25 (6.27%) Asset Management
10 24 (6.02%) OO
11 23 (5.76%) MVC
11 23 (5.76%) Line Management
11 23 (5.76%) Coaching
12 21 (5.26%) Information Security
13 20 (5.01%) Software Architecture
14 17 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
14 17 (4.26%) 3D Visualisation
14 17 (4.26%) Performance Monitoring
15 15 (3.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 101 (25.31%) C#
2 93 (23.31%) SQL
3 42 (10.53%) C++
4 38 (9.52%) JavaScript
5 37 (9.27%) Java
6 31 (7.77%) C
6 31 (7.77%) PowerShell
7 20 (5.01%) Perl
7 20 (5.01%) Python
8 17 (4.26%) VC++
9 9 (2.26%) Bash Shell
10 7 (1.75%) Shell Script
10 7 (1.75%) Ruby
11 5 (1.25%) T-SQL
11 5 (1.25%) PHP
12 3 (0.75%) COBOL
12 3 (0.75%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.50%) XQuery
13 2 (0.50%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.25%) Smalltalk
Qualifications
1 71 (17.79%) Degree
2 58 (14.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 33 (8.27%) MCSE
4 15 (3.76%) MCITP
5 12 (3.01%) MCP
6 11 (2.76%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (2.51%) CCA
7 10 (2.51%) Citrix Certification
8 9 (2.26%) MCSA
9 7 (1.75%) CCNA
9 7 (1.75%) APMP
10 6 (1.50%) SC Cleared
10 6 (1.50%) Security Cleared
10 6 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (1.25%) VCAP
12 4 (1.00%) GWAPT
12 4 (1.00%) GPEN
12 4 (1.00%) OSCP
12 4 (1.00%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (7.02%) QA
2 20 (5.01%) SLA
3 9 (2.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.50%) ISO 9001
4 6 (1.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 98 (24.56%) Active Directory
2 56 (14.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (5.76%) XenApp
4 22 (5.51%) Hyper-V
5 17 (4.26%) Oracle RMAN
5 17 (4.26%) Oracle RAC
6 13 (3.26%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (3.01%) vSphere
8 10 (2.51%) MetaFrame
9 8 (2.01%) XenDesktop
10 7 (1.75%) Forefront TMG
11 5 (1.25%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 4 (1.00%) Terminal Services
12 4 (1.00%) VMware ESX
13 2 (0.50%) VMware Server
13 2 (0.50%) Docker
14 1 (0.25%) Openswan
14 1 (0.25%) Squid
14 1 (0.25%) DFS Replication
14 1 (0.25%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 17 (4.26%) Data Guard
2 11 (2.76%) SCCM
3 7 (1.75%) Puppet
3 7 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (1.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 5 (1.25%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (0.75%) Windows Intune
6 3 (0.75%) SCOM
7 2 (0.50%) Cacti
7 2 (0.50%) Nagios
7 2 (0.50%) WSUS
8 1 (0.25%) OpenView
8 1 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.25%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 180 (45.11%) Microsoft
2 82 (20.55%) VMware
3 61 (15.29%) Oracle
4 60 (15.04%) Citrix
5 48 (12.03%) Cisco
6 28 (7.02%) HP
7 16 (4.01%) Lotus
8 15 (3.76%) Red Hat
9 14 (3.51%) Twitter
10 10 (2.51%) IBM
11 7 (1.75%) Avaya
11 7 (1.75%) Brocade
12 6 (1.50%) Fujitsu
12 6 (1.50%) Juniper
12 6 (1.50%) NetApp
12 6 (1.50%) Nortel
12 6 (1.50%) AppSense
13 5 (1.25%) Clearswift
13 5 (1.25%) BT
13 5 (1.25%) EMC
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Posted: 11 hours ago
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Posted: 14 hours ago
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Saxon Recruitment Solutions
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Change Recruitment Group
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Resource Management - Royal London
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