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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 16 12
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 181 160 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 13.41% 10.64% 13.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 59.15% 51.28% 55.47%
Number of salaries quoted 124 111 92
Average salary £35,939 £37,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.86% +10.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,650 £25,000 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,000 £47,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +2.81%
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
306 312 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 22.67% 20.74% 23.44%
Number of salaries quoted 194 195 163
Average salary £36,878 £37,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.65% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,800 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 27 March 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

1 141 (37.90%) Microsoft
2 108 (29.03%) Degree
3 102 (27.42%) Active Directory
4 100 (26.88%) Linux
4 100 (26.88%) Finance
5 82 (22.04%) VMware
6 78 (20.97%) Windows 7
7 77 (20.70%) UNIX
8 76 (20.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 69 (18.55%) MS Exchange
10 67 (18.01%) SQL
11 64 (17.20%) .NET
11 64 (17.20%) VMware Infrastructure
12 62 (16.67%) Banking
12 62 (16.67%) SQL Server
12 62 (16.67%) MS Excel
13 60 (16.13%) Computer Science
14 59 (15.86%) Agile Software Development
14 59 (15.86%) C#
14 59 (15.86%) Cisco
15 53 (14.25%) Windows Server 2003
16 48 (12.90%) ITIL
17 47 (12.63%) Software Engineering
18 45 (12.10%) Citrix
19 44 (11.83%) C++
20 42 (11.29%) Firewall
21 41 (11.02%) MS Office
22 39 (10.48%) Windows Server 2012
23 38 (10.22%) DNS
24 37 (9.95%) HP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 69 (18.55%) MS Exchange
2 32 (8.60%) SharePoint
3 25 (6.72%) Exchange Server 2010
4 21 (5.65%) Lync
5 15 (4.03%) IIS
6 12 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 10 (2.69%) WebSphere
8 8 (2.15%) Apache
8 8 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (1.88%) WorkSite
10 6 (1.61%) CMS
10 6 (1.61%) IBM Notes
11 5 (1.34%) JBoss
11 5 (1.34%) ArcGIS
12 4 (1.08%) WebLogic
12 4 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
13 3 (0.81%) Tomcat
Applications
1 62 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 41 (11.02%) MS Office
3 1 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.27%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.34%) SaaS
1 5 (1.34%) Office 365
2 3 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.27%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 42 (11.29%) Firewall
2 38 (10.22%) DNS
3 31 (8.33%) SAN
4 29 (7.80%) LAN
5 25 (6.72%) Ethernet
6 24 (6.45%) WAN
7 18 (4.84%) DHCP
8 14 (3.76%) TCP/IP
9 12 (3.23%) Intrusion Detection
10 11 (2.96%) HTTP
10 11 (2.96%) Network Security
11 9 (2.42%) NAS
11 9 (2.42%) Wireless
11 9 (2.42%) SSL
12 8 (2.15%) VPN
12 8 (2.15%) SMTP
12 8 (2.15%) IP Telephony
13 7 (1.88%) WLAN
14 6 (1.61%) VoIP
14 6 (1.61%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.03%) Relational Database
3 12 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (2.96%) MySQL
5 7 (1.88%) RDBMS
5 7 (1.88%) DB2
5 7 (1.88%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (1.34%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.54%) Informix
8 2 (0.54%) SQLPlus
8 2 (0.54%) Ingres
9 1 (0.27%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.27%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.27%) QlikView
9 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 28 (7.53%) Visual Studio
2 22 (5.91%) Subversion
3 12 (3.23%) MSI
4 10 (2.69%) Clang
5 9 (2.42%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (1.88%) Git (software)
7 6 (1.61%) Selenium
8 5 (1.34%) GCC
9 3 (0.81%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.81%) Xcode
9 3 (0.81%) InstallShield
10 2 (0.54%) Bugzilla
10 2 (0.54%) JIRA
10 2 (0.54%) SpecFlow
10 2 (0.54%) WebDriver
10 2 (0.54%) FogBugz
10 2 (0.54%) Emacs
11 1 (0.27%) PhpStorm
11 1 (0.27%) Hudson
11 1 (0.27%) Jenkins
General
1 100 (26.88%) Finance
2 62 (16.67%) Banking
3 32 (8.60%) Retail
4 18 (4.84%) Electronics
5 10 (2.69%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.15%) Law
6 8 (2.15%) Legal
7 6 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (1.61%) Marketing
8 4 (1.08%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.81%) Automotive
9 3 (0.81%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.81%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.54%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.54%) Publishing
10 2 (0.54%) German Language
11 1 (0.27%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.27%) Games
11 1 (0.27%) International Banking
11 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 84 (22.58%) Analyst
2 46 (12.37%) Developer
3 45 (12.10%) Software Engineer
4 39 (10.48%) Support Analyst
5 37 (9.95%) IT Support
6 24 (6.45%) Support Engineer
6 24 (6.45%) Administrator
7 22 (5.91%) Software Developer
8 20 (5.38%) IT Support Analyst
9 19 (5.11%) Consultant
10 14 (3.76%) Systems Administrator
10 14 (3.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 13 (3.49%) Architect
12 11 (2.96%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 11 (2.96%) Technical Engineer
13 10 (2.69%) IT Support Engineer
14 9 (2.42%) Technical Analyst
14 9 (2.42%) C++ Developer
14 9 (2.42%) Graduate
14 9 (2.42%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (17.20%) .NET
2 34 (9.14%) Qt
3 32 (8.60%) WPF
4 28 (7.53%) OpenGL
5 22 (5.91%) STL
6 20 (5.38%) XML
7 18 (4.84%) ASP.NET
8 17 (4.57%) MFC
8 17 (4.57%) Web Services
8 17 (4.57%) Direct3D
9 15 (4.03%) HTML
10 14 (3.76%) Application Packaging
11 12 (3.23%) .NET Framework
11 12 (3.23%) jQuery
12 11 (2.96%) WCF
12 11 (2.96%) CSS
13 10 (2.69%) ASP.NET MVC
13 10 (2.69%) Regular Expression
14 9 (2.42%) Middleware
14 9 (2.42%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 60 (16.13%) Computer Science
2 29 (7.80%) Visualisation
3 27 (7.26%) Mathematics
4 21 (5.65%) Clustering
5 19 (5.11%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (4.84%) Management Information System
7 17 (4.57%) CUDA
8 16 (4.30%) Blackberry
9 15 (4.03%) Client/Server
10 12 (3.23%) Mainframe
10 12 (3.23%) GIS
11 11 (2.96%) Open Source
12 10 (2.69%) Physics
13 8 (2.15%) Mobile App
14 7 (1.88%) iSeries
15 6 (1.61%) Kindle
15 6 (1.61%) SCADA
15 6 (1.61%) Cryptography
15 6 (1.61%) Mobile Payment
15 6 (1.61%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 100 (26.88%) Linux
2 78 (20.97%) Windows 7
3 77 (20.70%) UNIX
4 76 (20.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 53 (14.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 39 (10.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 34 (9.14%) Windows XP
8 20 (5.38%) Mac OS X
9 18 (4.84%) Solaris
10 17 (4.57%) Apple iOS
11 16 (4.30%) Android
12 15 (4.03%) AIX
13 13 (3.49%) Windows 2000
14 10 (2.69%) Windows Phone
15 9 (2.42%) zOS
16 8 (2.15%) Windows 8
16 8 (2.15%) Windows 2000 Server
17 6 (1.61%) CentOS
18 4 (1.08%) Ubuntu
19 3 (0.81%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (15.86%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (12.90%) ITIL
3 47 (12.63%) Software Engineering
4 33 (8.87%) Service Delivery
5 26 (6.99%) OO
5 26 (6.99%) TDD
6 23 (6.18%) Unit Testing
7 22 (5.91%) OOP
8 21 (5.65%) Scrum
9 20 (5.38%) Migration
10 19 (5.11%) Waterfall
10 19 (5.11%) Coaching
11 18 (4.84%) Mentoring
11 18 (4.84%) Asset Management
12 17 (4.57%) Information Security
12 17 (4.57%) Linear Algebra
12 17 (4.57%) 3D Visualisation
12 17 (4.57%) Software Architecture
13 16 (4.30%) Time Management
14 15 (4.03%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 67 (18.01%) SQL
2 59 (15.86%) C#
3 44 (11.83%) C++
4 32 (8.60%) Java
5 29 (7.80%) PowerShell
6 26 (6.99%) C
7 19 (5.11%) JavaScript
8 17 (4.57%) VC++
9 12 (3.23%) Perl
10 11 (2.96%) Python
11 10 (2.69%) PHP
12 7 (1.88%) Shell Script
13 6 (1.61%) T-SQL
13 6 (1.61%) VBScript
14 5 (1.34%) VB
14 5 (1.34%) Bash Shell
14 5 (1.34%) Ruby
15 4 (1.08%) VB.NET
15 4 (1.08%) PL/SQL
16 3 (0.81%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 108 (29.03%) Degree
2 27 (7.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (4.84%) MCSE
4 16 (4.30%) CISSP
5 12 (3.23%) MCP
6 10 (2.69%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (2.69%) SSCP
6 10 (2.69%) MCITP
6 10 (2.69%) CEH
7 9 (2.42%) GIAC
7 9 (2.42%) Security Cleared
8 8 (2.15%) CCNA
9 7 (1.88%) MCSA
10 6 (1.61%) HND
10 6 (1.61%) CISA
10 6 (1.61%) CISM
10 6 (1.61%) MBA
10 6 (1.61%) CCNP
11 3 (0.81%) MCDST
12 2 (0.54%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (2.69%) SLA
3 7 (1.88%) ISO 9001
4 6 (1.61%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.61%) COBIT
5 4 (1.08%) QA
6 3 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 102 (27.42%) Active Directory
2 64 (17.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (4.30%) Hyper-V
4 15 (4.03%) XenApp
4 15 (4.03%) VMware ESX
5 13 (3.49%) Microsoft App-V
6 12 (3.23%) vSphere
7 10 (2.69%) XenDesktop
7 10 (2.69%) MetaFrame
8 9 (2.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 5 (1.34%) Forefront TMG
9 5 (1.34%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.81%) Docker
10 3 (0.81%) NFS
11 2 (0.54%) RACF
11 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.27%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 30 (8.06%) SCCM
2 16 (4.30%) SCOM
3 12 (3.23%) Control-M
4 9 (2.42%) NetBackup
4 9 (2.42%) HP SIM
5 8 (2.15%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 7 (1.88%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (1.88%) Puppet
6 7 (1.88%) AppDNA
7 6 (1.61%) Nagios
8 5 (1.34%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 3 (0.81%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.54%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (0.54%) WSUS
10 2 (0.54%) CA Endevor
10 2 (0.54%) OMEGAMON
10 2 (0.54%) Data Guard
10 2 (0.54%) Cacti
10 2 (0.54%) OpenView
11 1 (0.27%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 141 (37.90%) Microsoft
2 82 (22.04%) VMware
3 59 (15.86%) Cisco
4 45 (12.10%) Citrix
5 37 (9.95%) HP
6 24 (6.45%) Oracle
7 19 (5.11%) Red Hat
7 19 (5.11%) SolarWinds
8 12 (3.23%) BMC
9 11 (2.96%) Xamarin
10 8 (2.15%) EMC
10 8 (2.15%) CheckPoint
10 8 (2.15%) Symantec
11 7 (1.88%) Veritas
12 6 (1.61%) Lotus
12 6 (1.61%) IBM
12 6 (1.61%) Sun
13 5 (1.34%) Sourcefire
13 5 (1.34%) LogRhythm
13 5 (1.34%) F5
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Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Net Talent
Posted: 2 days ago
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Net Talent
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Search Consultancy
Salary: DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
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Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Salary: excellent package on offer
Posted: 4 days ago
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Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £36000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £18000.00 - £24000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £24000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
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Seebyte Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £28,000 per annum DOE + pension scheme and bonuses
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 10 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Edinburgh
Net Talent
Posted: 14 days ago
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CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
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Dell Direct
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago