The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 14 21 13
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Permanent jobs citing Windows 119 119 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.99% 9.56% 13.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 49.79% 45.42% 54.97%
Number of salaries quoted 74 95 104
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,350 £59,000 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.63%

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
239 262 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 22.07% 21.04% 25.11%
Number of salaries quoted 158 167 204
Median salary £40,000 £43,000 £38,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% +12.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £31,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,050 £50,000 £61,400
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 January 2017.

Windows Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Windows.

1 91 (42.72%) Windows Server
2 80 (37.56%) Active Directory
3 77 (36.15%) Microsoft
4 67 (31.46%) Linux
5 55 (25.82%) SQL
6 47 (22.07%) VMware
7 42 (19.72%) PowerShell
8 41 (19.25%) SQL Server
9 39 (18.31%) Cisco
9 39 (18.31%) Finance
10 36 (16.90%) C#
10 36 (16.90%) Windows Server 2008
11 35 (16.43%) DevOps
12 34 (15.96%) Firewall
13 31 (14.55%) MS Excel
13 31 (14.55%) VMware Infrastructure
13 31 (14.55%) Degree
14 29 (13.62%) DNS
15 28 (13.15%) Windows Server 2012
16 27 (12.68%) SCCM
16 27 (12.68%) Agile Software Development
17 25 (11.74%) WAN
17 25 (11.74%) .NET
18 24 (11.27%) C++
18 24 (11.27%) Oracle
18 24 (11.27%) LAN
18 24 (11.27%) MS Exchange
18 24 (11.27%) Python
18 24 (11.27%) SAN
19 23 (10.80%) IIS

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 24 (11.27%) MS Exchange
2 23 (10.80%) IIS
3 9 (4.23%) Apache
3 9 (4.23%) Tomcat
4 8 (3.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (3.29%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (2.82%) WebSphere
7 5 (2.35%) JBoss
8 4 (1.88%) Confluence
8 4 (1.88%) GlassFish
8 4 (1.88%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (1.41%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.94%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.47%) CMS
11 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.47%) NServiceBus
11 1 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.47%) SAS
Applications
1 31 (14.55%) MS Excel
2 13 (6.10%) MS Office
3 3 (1.41%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.94%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (8.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (7.98%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (4.69%) Office 365
4 5 (2.35%) IaaS
5 4 (1.88%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.88%) SaaS
6 2 (0.94%) G Suite
7 1 (0.47%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.47%) GitHub
7 1 (0.47%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 34 (15.96%) Firewall
2 29 (13.62%) DNS
3 25 (11.74%) WAN
4 24 (11.27%) LAN
4 24 (11.27%) SAN
5 17 (7.98%) VPN
6 16 (7.51%) DHCP
6 16 (7.51%) TCP/IP
7 12 (5.63%) NAS
8 7 (3.29%) iSCSI
9 5 (2.35%) Internet
9 5 (2.35%) Skype
9 5 (2.35%) WLAN
10 4 (1.88%) VoIP
11 3 (1.41%) IP Telephony
11 3 (1.41%) Network Security
12 2 (0.94%) LDAP
12 2 (0.94%) SSH
12 2 (0.94%) WebEx
13 1 (0.47%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (19.25%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.98%) MySQL
3 8 (3.76%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (2.82%) Relational Database
4 6 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (2.35%) NoSQL
6 4 (1.88%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.47%) ArangoDB
8 1 (0.47%) Base SAS
8 1 (0.47%) Big Data
8 1 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.47%) DB2
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.47%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 1 (0.47%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 13 (6.10%) Git (software)
2 6 (2.82%) Subversion
3 4 (1.88%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.88%) JIRA
3 4 (1.88%) Maven
3 4 (1.88%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (1.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.41%) Vagrant
4 3 (1.41%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.94%) GCC
5 2 (0.94%) NuGet
6 1 (0.47%) Bower
6 1 (0.47%) FogBugz
6 1 (0.47%) git-flow
6 1 (0.47%) Gradle
6 1 (0.47%) Grunt
6 1 (0.47%) gulp
6 1 (0.47%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.47%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.47%) Travis CI
General
1 39 (18.31%) Finance
2 15 (7.04%) Banking
3 5 (2.35%) Games
3 5 (2.35%) Legal
4 4 (1.88%) Retail
5 3 (1.41%) German Language
6 2 (0.94%) Back Office
6 2 (0.94%) French Language
6 2 (0.94%) Law
6 2 (0.94%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.94%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.47%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (21.13%) Analyst
2 38 (17.84%) Support Engineer
3 25 (11.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 24 (11.27%) Support Analyst
5 16 (7.51%) Administrator
5 16 (7.51%) Infrastructure Support
6 15 (7.04%) Developer
6 15 (7.04%) Systems Engineer
7 14 (6.57%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 14 (6.57%) Systems Administrator
8 13 (6.10%) IT Support
8 13 (6.10%) Systems Support
8 13 (6.10%) Systems Support Engineer
9 12 (5.63%) DevOps Engineer
9 12 (5.63%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 12 (5.63%) IT Analyst
9 12 (5.63%) IT Engineer
10 11 (5.16%) Operations Engineer
10 11 (5.16%) Software Engineer
11 10 (4.69%) Operations Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (11.74%) .NET
2 13 (6.10%) ASP.NET
3 10 (4.69%) Web Services
4 9 (4.23%) HTML
5 6 (2.82%) AngularJS
5 6 (2.82%) CSS
5 6 (2.82%) XML
6 5 (2.35%) LAMP
7 4 (1.88%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (1.88%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (1.88%) Middleware
8 3 (1.41%) .NET Framework
8 3 (1.41%) HTML5
8 3 (1.41%) REST
9 2 (0.94%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 2 (0.94%) jQuery
9 2 (0.94%) RESTful
9 2 (0.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (0.94%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 2 (0.94%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.57%) Data Centre
2 13 (6.10%) Computer Science
3 8 (3.76%) Replication
4 7 (3.29%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.29%) Fat Client
4 7 (3.29%) Thin Client
5 6 (2.82%) Algorithms
5 6 (2.82%) Data Extraction
6 4 (1.88%) Clustering
6 4 (1.88%) Enterprise Storage
6 4 (1.88%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.88%) Neural Network
7 3 (1.41%) EMC VNX
7 3 (1.41%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.94%) Artificial Intelligence
8 2 (0.94%) Augmented Reality
8 2 (0.94%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.94%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.94%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 91 (42.72%) Windows Server
2 67 (31.46%) Linux
3 36 (16.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (13.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (9.39%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (8.45%) Unix
6 18 (8.45%) Windows 7
7 15 (7.04%) Windows XP
8 13 (6.10%) Windows 2000
9 11 (5.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (4.69%) Solaris
11 9 (4.23%) OpenVMS
12 8 (3.76%) Ubuntu
13 6 (2.82%) Android
13 6 (2.82%) Apple iOS
13 6 (2.82%) CentOS
13 6 (2.82%) Windows 10
14 5 (2.35%) AIX
14 5 (2.35%) Windows 8
15 4 (1.88%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (16.43%) DevOps
2 27 (12.68%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (9.86%) Disaster Recovery
4 20 (9.39%) ITIL
5 18 (8.45%) Software Engineering
6 14 (6.57%) Service Management
7 13 (6.10%) Configuration Management
8 12 (5.63%) Change Management
9 11 (5.16%) Mentoring
9 11 (5.16%) OO
10 10 (4.69%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (4.23%) Problem Management
11 9 (4.23%) Project Management
11 9 (4.23%) Service Delivery
12 8 (3.76%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (3.76%) Disruptive Innovation
12 8 (3.76%) MVC
12 8 (3.76%) Open Source
13 7 (3.29%) Change Control
13 7 (3.29%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 55 (25.82%) SQL
2 42 (19.72%) PowerShell
3 36 (16.90%) C#
4 24 (11.27%) C++
4 24 (11.27%) Python
5 22 (10.33%) Java
6 15 (7.04%) Bash Shell
7 14 (6.57%) JavaScript
8 13 (6.10%) Ruby
9 7 (3.29%) C
9 7 (3.29%) Perl
9 7 (3.29%) VBScript
10 5 (2.35%) VB
11 4 (1.88%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.41%) Delphi
12 3 (1.41%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.94%) Bourne shell
13 2 (0.94%) Embedded C++
13 2 (0.94%) Korn
13 2 (0.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 31 (14.55%) Degree
2 10 (4.69%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (4.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (3.29%) CCNA
4 7 (3.29%) HND
5 6 (2.82%) MCSE
6 4 (1.88%) CREST Certified
7 3 (1.41%) CCNP
7 3 (1.41%) MCITP
7 3 (1.41%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.41%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.94%) CISSP
8 2 (0.94%) NCDA
8 2 (0.94%) NCIE
8 2 (0.94%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.94%) VCAP
8 2 (0.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.47%) CISM
9 1 (0.47%) CISMP
9 1 (0.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.76%) SLA
2 6 (2.82%) QA
3 3 (1.41%) COBIT
4 2 (0.94%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 80 (37.56%) Active Directory
2 31 (14.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (8.45%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.82%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (2.82%) Terminal Services
4 6 (2.82%) vSphere
5 5 (2.35%) XenApp
6 4 (1.88%) MetaFrame
6 4 (1.88%) Squid
7 3 (1.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (1.41%) Firmware
8 2 (0.94%) BitLocker
8 2 (0.94%) Docker
8 2 (0.94%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (0.94%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.94%) NetIQ eDirectory
8 2 (0.94%) Samba
8 2 (0.94%) UAG
8 2 (0.94%) vCloud
8 2 (0.94%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 27 (12.68%) SCCM
2 23 (10.80%) Puppet
3 21 (9.86%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (3.76%) SCOM
4 8 (3.76%) SolarWinds Orion
5 6 (2.82%) Ansible
5 6 (2.82%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (2.35%) SCVMM
7 4 (1.88%) DameWare
7 4 (1.88%) Nagios
8 3 (1.41%) Check_MK
9 2 (0.94%) Capistrano
9 2 (0.94%) NetIQ Identity Manager
9 2 (0.94%) Terraform
9 2 (0.94%) vRealize
9 2 (0.94%) yum
10 1 (0.47%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.47%) Packer
Vendors
1 77 (36.15%) Microsoft
2 47 (22.07%) VMware
3 39 (18.31%) Cisco
4 24 (11.27%) Oracle
5 17 (7.98%) Citrix
6 14 (6.57%) HP
7 10 (4.69%) SolarWinds
8 9 (4.23%) Dell
9 8 (3.76%) F5
10 7 (3.29%) EMC
10 7 (3.29%) Intel Security
10 7 (3.29%) Perforce
10 7 (3.29%) Red Hat
11 6 (2.82%) Sophos
12 5 (2.35%) Brocade
12 5 (2.35%) CheckPoint
12 5 (2.35%) Percona
12 5 (2.35%) Riverbed
13 4 (1.88%) Google
13 4 (1.88%) Juniper
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