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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 20 12 10
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 120 188 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.43% 13.96% 13.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.11% 57.49% 55.36%
Number of salaries quoted 95 109 126
Average salary £41,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.33% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £24,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £47,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.36%
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
266 327 345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 20.91% 24.28% 24.91%
Number of salaries quoted 169 193 226
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £25,650
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 5 February 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 100 (34.01%) Windows Server
2 96 (32.65%) Microsoft
3 91 (30.95%) Finance
4 80 (27.21%) Linux
5 62 (21.09%) Degree
6 61 (20.75%) VMware
7 58 (19.73%) Active Directory
7 58 (19.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 55 (18.71%) SQL
9 54 (18.37%) SQL Server
9 54 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
10 45 (15.31%) MS Excel
11 40 (13.61%) High Availability
11 40 (13.61%) Data Centre
12 39 (13.27%) Citrix
13 38 (12.93%) C#
13 38 (12.93%) Banking
14 37 (12.59%) JavaScript
14 37 (12.59%) .NET
15 36 (12.24%) SAN
16 35 (11.90%) Clustering
16 35 (11.90%) MySQL
17 34 (11.56%) ITIL
18 33 (11.22%) MS Exchange
19 32 (10.88%) VMware Infrastructure
20 31 (10.54%) Microsoft Azure
21 30 (10.20%) SCCM
21 30 (10.20%) Project Management
22 29 (9.86%) Unix
22 29 (9.86%) Oracle

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 33 (11.22%) MS Exchange
2 19 (6.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (4.76%) Apache
4 10 (3.40%) Lync
4 10 (3.40%) Tomcat
5 9 (3.06%) IIS
6 8 (2.72%) SharePoint
7 7 (2.38%) Node.js
8 6 (2.04%) JBoss
8 6 (2.04%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (1.36%) OpenStack
11 3 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.68%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.68%) nginx
12 2 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2007
13 1 (0.34%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.34%) MQSeries
Applications
1 45 (15.31%) MS Excel
2 22 (7.48%) MS Office
3 1 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (3.40%) Markit EDM
1 10 (3.40%) MultiFonds
1 10 (3.40%) thinkFolio
2 6 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.02%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.34%) Magento
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.34%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 1 (0.34%) Primavera
4 1 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 31 (10.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (6.80%) SaaS
4 17 (5.78%) Office 365
5 12 (4.08%) Amazon EC2
5 12 (4.08%) Heroku
6 6 (2.04%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (2.04%) Google Compute Engine
7 3 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.34%) GitHub
8 1 (0.34%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 36 (12.24%) SAN
2 18 (6.12%) Firewall
3 17 (5.78%) TCP/IP
4 15 (5.10%) LAN
5 14 (4.76%) WAN
6 13 (4.42%) DNS
6 13 (4.42%) Internet
7 12 (4.08%) iSCSI
7 12 (4.08%) VoIP
8 10 (3.40%) Multicast
8 10 (3.40%) SSL
9 9 (3.06%) DHCP
10 8 (2.72%) VPN
11 7 (2.38%) Cisco IOS
11 7 (2.38%) Fibre Channel
11 7 (2.38%) NAS
12 5 (1.70%) HTTP
13 4 (1.36%) Intranet
13 4 (1.36%) SNMP
13 4 (1.36%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (18.37%) SQL Server
2 35 (11.90%) MySQL
3 15 (5.10%) Hadoop
4 13 (4.42%) RDBMS
4 13 (4.42%) Relational Database
4 13 (4.42%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (4.08%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (2.38%) Big Data
6 7 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (1.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (1.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.36%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.02%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.34%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.34%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.34%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.34%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.34%) QGIS
10 1 (0.34%) Redis
10 1 (0.34%) Riak
Development Applications
1 8 (2.72%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (2.04%) Git (software)
2 6 (2.04%) JIRA
2 6 (2.04%) TeamCity
2 6 (2.04%) Visual Studio
3 5 (1.70%) Subversion
4 4 (1.36%) Bugzilla
4 4 (1.36%) MSBuild
4 4 (1.36%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (1.36%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (0.68%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.68%) Maven
5 2 (0.68%) WinDbg
6 1 (0.34%) MSTest
6 1 (0.34%) PeopleTools
6 1 (0.34%) Selenium
6 1 (0.34%) TestLink
General
1 91 (30.95%) Finance
2 38 (12.93%) Banking
3 25 (8.50%) Retail
4 17 (5.78%) Marketing
4 17 (5.78%) Pharmaceutical
5 16 (5.44%) Financial Institution
6 11 (3.74%) Investment Banking
7 10 (3.40%) Private Banking
8 4 (1.36%) Hindi Language
8 4 (1.36%) Tamil Language
9 3 (1.02%) Electronics
9 3 (1.02%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.68%) Back Office
11 1 (0.34%) Games
11 1 (0.34%) Law
11 1 (0.34%) Legal
11 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.34%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (17.35%) Developer
2 36 (12.24%) Administrator
3 28 (9.52%) Analyst
4 20 (6.80%) Support Engineer
4 20 (6.80%) Systems Administrator
5 19 (6.46%) Consultant
6 17 (5.78%) Wintel Consultant
7 15 (5.10%) Splunk Administrator
7 15 (5.10%) Windows Engineer
8 14 (4.76%) Technical Specialist
9 13 (4.42%) .NET Developer
9 13 (4.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 13 (4.42%) Senior Systems Administrator
10 11 (3.74%) 3rd Line Support
10 11 (3.74%) Architect
10 11 (3.74%) Systems Engineer
10 11 (3.74%) Team Leader
11 10 (3.40%) Software Engineer
11 10 (3.40%) Support Analyst
12 9 (3.06%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (12.59%) .NET
2 24 (8.16%) HTML
3 18 (6.12%) Web Services
4 15 (5.10%) CSS
5 13 (4.42%) AngularJS
5 13 (4.42%) ASP.NET
5 13 (4.42%) React
5 13 (4.42%) RESTful
5 13 (4.42%) SVG
6 12 (4.08%) Backbone.js
7 11 (3.74%) HTML5
8 9 (3.06%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (3.06%) CSS3
8 9 (3.06%) Middleware
9 8 (2.72%) Hibernate
10 7 (2.38%) Ember.js
11 6 (2.04%) Spring
12 5 (1.70%) WebSphere MQ
12 5 (1.70%) WinForms
12 5 (1.70%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 40 (13.61%) Data Centre
2 35 (11.90%) Clustering
3 17 (5.78%) Computer Science
4 12 (4.08%) Grid Computing
4 12 (4.08%) Management Information System
5 11 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (3.40%) Mobile App
7 9 (3.06%) Replication
8 8 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (2.72%) Mathematics
9 7 (2.38%) Algorithms
9 7 (2.38%) User Experience
10 6 (2.04%) Blackberry
11 5 (1.70%) Data Extraction
11 5 (1.70%) EqualLogic
12 4 (1.36%) Driving Licence
12 4 (1.36%) EPoS
12 4 (1.36%) Online Banking
13 3 (1.02%) Data Integration
13 3 (1.02%) GPGPU
Operating Systems
1 100 (34.01%) Windows Server
2 80 (27.21%) Linux
3 58 (19.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (9.86%) Unix
5 25 (8.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (8.16%) Windows 7
7 19 (6.46%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (3.40%) Android
8 10 (3.40%) Windows 2000
9 8 (2.72%) Apple iOS
9 8 (2.72%) Data ONTAP
9 8 (2.72%) Windows 10
10 7 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (2.38%) Solaris
10 7 (2.38%) zOS
11 6 (2.04%) AIX
12 5 (1.70%) Windows 8
13 4 (1.36%) VMS
13 4 (1.36%) Windows XP
14 3 (1.02%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (13.61%) High Availability
3 34 (11.56%) ITIL
4 30 (10.20%) Project Management
5 22 (7.48%) Line Management
6 21 (7.14%) Configuration Management
6 21 (7.14%) Migration
7 20 (6.80%) Change Management
7 20 (6.80%) Root Cause Analysis
8 19 (6.46%) DevOps
9 18 (6.12%) Disaster Recovery
10 17 (5.78%) Asset Management
10 17 (5.78%) Capacity Planning
11 16 (5.44%) Software Engineering
12 15 (5.10%) Change Control
12 15 (5.10%) Problem Management
12 15 (5.10%) Service Management
13 13 (4.42%) People Management
14 12 (4.08%) CRM
14 12 (4.08%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (18.71%) SQL
2 38 (12.93%) C#
3 37 (12.59%) JavaScript
4 21 (7.14%) PowerShell
5 20 (6.80%) Java
6 19 (6.46%) Python
7 17 (5.78%) Perl
8 15 (5.10%) C++
9 11 (3.74%) Ruby
10 10 (3.40%) Bash Shell
11 9 (3.06%) VB
12 7 (2.38%) PHP
12 7 (2.38%) VBA
13 6 (2.04%) C
14 5 (1.70%) VBScript
15 3 (1.02%) MATLAB
15 3 (1.02%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.68%) T-SQL
17 1 (0.34%) PL/SQL
17 1 (0.34%) VC++
Qualifications
1 62 (21.09%) Degree
2 19 (6.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (4.76%) MCSE
4 9 (3.06%) MCITP
5 7 (2.38%) CCNA
5 7 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.36%) MCP
7 3 (1.02%) ISEB
8 2 (0.68%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.34%) CCNP
9 1 (0.34%) CISA
9 1 (0.34%) CISSP
9 1 (0.34%) EMCIE
9 1 (0.34%) HND
9 1 (0.34%) MCSA
9 1 (0.34%) OCP
9 1 (0.34%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.08%) SLA
2 6 (2.04%) QA
3 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 58 (19.73%) Active Directory
2 32 (10.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (5.78%) Hyper-V
4 13 (4.42%) NFS
4 13 (4.42%) vSphere
5 12 (4.08%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (3.74%) XenApp
7 8 (2.72%) VMware ESX
8 7 (2.38%) XenDesktop
9 5 (1.70%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (1.02%) iptables
10 3 (1.02%) Postfix
10 3 (1.02%) Samba
10 3 (1.02%) Varnish
10 3 (1.02%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.68%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (0.68%) MetaFrame
11 2 (0.68%) Xen
12 1 (0.34%) Firmware
12 1 (0.34%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 30 (10.20%) SCCM
2 17 (5.78%) SCOM
3 14 (4.76%) Nagios
3 14 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (2.72%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 8 (2.72%) Puppet
5 6 (2.04%) Ansible
5 6 (2.04%) HP UCMDB
6 4 (1.36%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 4 (1.36%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 3 (1.02%) BMC Marimba
7 3 (1.02%) Cacti
7 3 (1.02%) Check_MK
7 3 (1.02%) Sysprep
7 3 (1.02%) yum
8 2 (0.68%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.34%) Capistrano
9 1 (0.34%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.34%) Munin
9 1 (0.34%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 96 (32.65%) Microsoft
2 61 (20.75%) VMware
3 39 (13.27%) Citrix
4 29 (9.86%) Oracle
5 24 (8.16%) Cisco
5 24 (8.16%) HP
6 23 (7.82%) Red Hat
7 16 (5.44%) IBM
8 15 (5.10%) Splunk
9 13 (4.42%) Bloomberg
9 13 (4.42%) Fidessa
9 13 (4.42%) Reuters
10 11 (3.74%) Symantec
11 10 (3.40%) Calypso
11 10 (3.40%) Charles River
11 10 (3.40%) Linedata
11 10 (3.40%) Sybase
12 9 (3.06%) NetApp
13 6 (2.04%) Dell
13 6 (2.04%) Google
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