The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 17 20 12
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Permanent jobs citing Windows 172 119 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.51% 9.81% 12.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.45% 39.80% 52.73%
Number of salaries quoted 118 88 107
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,350 £26,000 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
355 299 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 23.76% 24.65% 23.48%
Number of salaries quoted 220 218 207
Average salary £36,895 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.61% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows
Scotland

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 25 July 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 127 (38.02%) Microsoft
2 103 (30.84%) Finance
3 90 (26.95%) C#
4 86 (25.75%) SQL
5 84 (25.15%) SQL Server
6 79 (23.65%) Linux
7 77 (23.05%) VMware
8 74 (22.16%) Active Directory
8 74 (22.16%) MS Excel
9 72 (21.56%) .NET
10 70 (20.96%) UNIX
11 68 (20.36%) Windows Server 2008
12 65 (19.46%) Citrix
13 59 (17.66%) Degree
14 56 (16.77%) Windows 7
15 54 (16.17%) Windows Server 2003
16 53 (15.87%) VMware Infrastructure
17 50 (14.97%) Oracle
18 43 (12.87%) Microsoft Certification
19 41 (12.28%) MS Exchange
20 36 (10.78%) C++
20 36 (10.78%) ITIL
21 35 (10.48%) Visual Studio
21 35 (10.48%) DNS
21 35 (10.48%) Banking
22 33 (9.88%) MS Office
23 32 (9.58%) Software Engineering
23 32 (9.58%) Computer Science
24 31 (9.28%) QA
24 31 (9.28%) Java

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 41 (12.28%) MS Exchange
2 27 (8.08%) SharePoint
3 16 (4.79%) IIS
3 16 (4.79%) IBM Notes
3 16 (4.79%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (3.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 10 (2.99%) CMS
6 7 (2.10%) Apache
7 6 (1.80%) NServiceBus
7 6 (1.80%) WorkSite
8 5 (1.50%) Lync
8 5 (1.50%) WebLogic
9 4 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2000
9 4 (1.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.90%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.90%) MQSeries
11 2 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.30%) nginx
Applications
1 74 (22.16%) MS Excel
2 33 (9.88%) MS Office
3 10 (2.99%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.30%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (3.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.80%) Oracle 11i
3 3 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.90%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.90%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.60%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.60%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.30%) SAP CCM
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.40%) SaaS
2 2 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.30%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (10.48%) DNS
2 25 (7.49%) TCP/IP
3 24 (7.19%) Internet
3 24 (7.19%) Firewall
4 16 (4.79%) Ethernet
5 15 (4.49%) VoIP
5 15 (4.49%) VPN
6 14 (4.19%) HTTP
7 13 (3.89%) FTP
7 13 (3.89%) LAN
8 10 (2.99%) DHCP
8 10 (2.99%) WAN
8 10 (2.99%) IPsec
9 8 (2.40%) SMTP
9 8 (2.40%) LDAP
9 8 (2.40%) HTTPS
9 8 (2.40%) NetScaler
10 7 (2.10%) SSL
10 7 (2.10%) VLAN
11 6 (1.80%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (25.15%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (3.89%) Oracle Database
4 10 (2.99%) MySQL
5 7 (2.10%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (1.80%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.50%) Oracle BI EE
7 5 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.20%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.90%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (0.90%) Oracle Discoverer
9 3 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.90%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (0.90%) SQLPlus
9 3 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.60%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.60%) Apache Hive
10 2 (0.60%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 35 (10.48%) Visual Studio
2 19 (5.69%) Subversion
3 17 (5.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (3.89%) Selenium
5 11 (3.29%) WebDriver
6 6 (1.80%) SpecFlow
7 5 (1.50%) MSBuild
7 5 (1.50%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 5 (1.50%) InstallShield
7 5 (1.50%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (1.20%) MSTest
9 3 (0.90%) Hudson
9 3 (0.90%) JIRA
9 3 (0.90%) Git (software)
9 3 (0.90%) Jenkins
9 3 (0.90%) NUnit
10 2 (0.60%) CruiseControl
10 2 (0.60%) Fiddler
10 2 (0.60%) ClearCase
10 2 (0.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 103 (30.84%) Finance
2 35 (10.48%) Banking
3 22 (6.59%) Electronics
4 13 (3.89%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.99%) Retail
5 10 (2.99%) Marketing
6 9 (2.69%) International Banking
7 7 (2.10%) Automotive
7 7 (2.10%) Back Office
7 7 (2.10%) Legal
8 6 (1.80%) Law
9 5 (1.50%) Dutch Language
9 5 (1.50%) French Language
9 5 (1.50%) German Language
9 5 (1.50%) Spanish Language
10 4 (1.20%) Retail Banking
10 4 (1.20%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.90%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.90%) Advertising
11 3 (0.90%) Games
Job Titles
1 65 (19.46%) Analyst
2 40 (11.98%) Developer
3 33 (9.88%) Software Engineer
4 27 (8.08%) Support Analyst
5 25 (7.49%) Consultant
6 22 (6.59%) Senior Developer
7 20 (5.99%) IT Support
8 19 (5.69%) Server Support
9 18 (5.39%) Support Engineer
9 18 (5.39%) Administrator
10 14 (4.19%) 3rd Line Support
10 14 (4.19%) IT Support Analyst
10 14 (4.19%) Systems Administrator
11 12 (3.59%) Desktop Support
11 12 (3.59%) Citrix Consultant
12 11 (3.29%) Software Developer
13 10 (2.99%) Project Manager
13 10 (2.99%) QA Engineer
13 10 (2.99%) 3rd Line Server Support
14 9 (2.69%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (21.56%) .NET
2 29 (8.68%) ASP.NET
3 26 (7.78%) HTML
3 26 (7.78%) WPF
4 21 (6.29%) jQuery
5 20 (5.99%) XML
6 18 (5.39%) .NET Framework
7 17 (5.09%) OpenGL
7 17 (5.09%) WinForms
7 17 (5.09%) CSS
8 16 (4.79%) MFC
8 16 (4.79%) STL
8 16 (4.79%) WCF
8 16 (4.79%) Qt
8 16 (4.79%) Direct3D
9 11 (3.29%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (3.29%) JSON
9 11 (3.29%) Web Services
10 10 (2.99%) NHibernate
11 9 (2.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 32 (9.58%) Computer Science
2 20 (5.99%) Visualisation
3 19 (5.69%) Clustering
4 18 (5.39%) Mathematics
5 16 (4.79%) Blackberry
5 16 (4.79%) CUDA
6 8 (2.40%) Replication
7 7 (2.10%) iPad
7 7 (2.10%) Mobile App
7 7 (2.10%) iPhone
8 6 (1.80%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.50%) Handset
9 5 (1.50%) N-Tier
10 4 (1.20%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.20%) CLARiiON
10 4 (1.20%) Blog
10 4 (1.20%) Open Source
11 3 (0.90%) PKI
11 3 (0.90%) Fat Client
11 3 (0.90%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 79 (23.65%) Linux
2 70 (20.96%) UNIX
3 68 (20.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 56 (16.77%) Windows 7
5 54 (16.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 30 (8.98%) Windows XP
6 30 (8.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (5.09%) Apple iOS
8 16 (4.79%) Android
9 14 (4.19%) Mac OS X
10 10 (2.99%) Windows 8
11 9 (2.69%) Windows Vista
11 9 (2.69%) Windows 2000
12 8 (2.40%) Solaris
13 6 (1.80%) AIX
13 6 (1.80%) Windows 2000 Server
13 6 (1.80%) CentOS
14 3 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.90%) Debian
14 3 (0.90%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (10.78%) ITIL
2 32 (9.58%) Software Engineering
3 28 (8.38%) Continuous Integration
4 24 (7.19%) Asset Management
5 23 (6.89%) CRM
5 23 (6.89%) Scrum
6 20 (5.99%) TDD
6 20 (5.99%) Software Architecture
7 19 (5.69%) Information Security
7 19 (5.69%) OOP
8 18 (5.39%) Service Delivery
8 18 (5.39%) Disaster Recovery
9 16 (4.79%) MVC
9 16 (4.79%) Unit Testing
9 16 (4.79%) 3D Visualisation
10 15 (4.49%) Service Management
10 15 (4.49%) Regression Testing
11 14 (4.19%) OO
11 14 (4.19%) Project Management
12 13 (3.89%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 90 (26.95%) C#
2 86 (25.75%) SQL
3 36 (10.78%) C++
4 31 (9.28%) Java
4 31 (9.28%) JavaScript
5 29 (8.68%) C
6 24 (7.19%) Perl
7 21 (6.29%) Python
7 21 (6.29%) PowerShell
8 16 (4.79%) VC++
9 8 (2.40%) Bash Shell
10 7 (2.10%) Shell Script
10 7 (2.10%) VBScript
11 5 (1.50%) T-SQL
11 5 (1.50%) PHP
11 5 (1.50%) VB.NET
11 5 (1.50%) XQuery
12 4 (1.20%) VB
13 3 (0.90%) Ruby
14 2 (0.60%) VBA
Qualifications
1 59 (17.66%) Degree
2 43 (12.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (8.08%) MCSE
4 16 (4.79%) Security Cleared
5 14 (4.19%) MCITP
6 12 (3.59%) SC Cleared
7 10 (2.99%) MCP
8 8 (2.40%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (2.10%) CCA
9 7 (2.10%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (1.50%) CISSP
10 5 (1.50%) MCSA
10 5 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (1.20%) CCNP
11 4 (1.20%) CCNA
11 4 (1.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 4 (1.20%) GIAC
12 3 (0.90%) ISEB
13 2 (0.60%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (9.28%) QA
2 15 (4.49%) SLA
3 8 (2.40%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 74 (22.16%) Active Directory
2 53 (15.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (8.38%) XenApp
4 19 (5.69%) XenDesktop
5 14 (4.19%) vSphere
5 14 (4.19%) Hyper-V
6 9 (2.69%) Oracle RAC
6 9 (2.69%) Oracle RMAN
7 8 (2.40%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (1.80%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.90%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (0.90%) MetaFrame
9 3 (0.90%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.90%) Forefront TMG
9 3 (0.90%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 2 (0.60%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (0.60%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.60%) Samba
10 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.30%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 11 (3.29%) SCCM
2 9 (2.69%) Data Guard
3 5 (1.50%) SCOM
4 4 (1.20%) Puppet
4 4 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.20%) WSUS
5 3 (0.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (0.90%) Nagios
5 3 (0.90%) XenMobile
6 2 (0.60%) Cacti
6 2 (0.60%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.60%) DameWare
6 2 (0.60%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.30%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.30%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.30%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 127 (38.02%) Microsoft
2 77 (23.05%) VMware
3 65 (19.46%) Citrix
4 50 (14.97%) Oracle
5 30 (8.98%) Cisco
6 16 (4.79%) Lotus
7 14 (4.19%) AppSense
8 13 (3.89%) Red Hat
9 9 (2.69%) IBM
9 9 (2.69%) Twitter
10 7 (2.10%) HP
11 6 (1.80%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (1.80%) Reuters
11 6 (1.80%) Fujitsu
12 5 (1.50%) CheckPoint
13 4 (1.20%) NetApp
13 4 (1.20%) Dell
13 4 (1.20%) EMC
13 4 (1.20%) Rackspace
14 3 (0.90%) F5
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 21 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management - Royal London
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Head Resourcing
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum + Excellent company benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Head Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Dell (UK)
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: 5 days ago
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Search Consultancy
Posted: 6 days ago
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TheSmartList
Posted: 16 days ago
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Quorum Network Resources
Salary: Competitve + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
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Quorum Network Resources
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum DOE + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
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Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 22 days ago