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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 11 16 12
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 250 154 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 16.68% 10.95% 12.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.34% 47.38% 51.83%
Number of salaries quoted 152 84 87
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,303 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £47,350 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +1.40%
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
436 325 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 29.09% 23.10% 24.73%
Number of salaries quoted 270 201 189
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 £26,500 £28,100 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,200 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-0.80% -

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 30 October 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 October 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.

1 195 (45.56%) Microsoft
2 144 (33.64%) Finance
3 122 (28.50%) SQL Server
4 108 (25.23%) Linux
4 108 (25.23%) Active Directory
5 105 (24.53%) C#
6 102 (23.83%) MS Excel
7 93 (21.73%) SQL
8 88 (20.56%) .NET
9 84 (19.63%) Windows Server 2003
9 84 (19.63%) Degree
10 82 (19.16%) Windows Server 2008
11 79 (18.46%) VMware
12 75 (17.52%) UNIX
13 71 (16.59%) MS Exchange
14 62 (14.49%) Agile Software Development
15 60 (14.02%) DNS
16 59 (13.79%) Oracle
17 58 (13.55%) Cisco
18 54 (12.62%) Banking
18 54 (12.62%) Windows 7
19 53 (12.38%) VMware Infrastructure
19 53 (12.38%) Citrix
20 50 (11.68%) Microsoft Certification
21 45 (10.51%) Visual Studio
21 45 (10.51%) ITIL
22 44 (10.28%) C++
22 44 (10.28%) Firewall
23 43 (10.05%) HP
23 43 (10.05%) Analytical Skills

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 71 (16.59%) MS Exchange
2 31 (7.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 30 (7.01%) SharePoint
4 25 (5.84%) IIS
5 17 (3.97%) IBM Notes
5 17 (3.97%) Lync
6 16 (3.74%) CMS
7 15 (3.50%) NServiceBus
8 13 (3.04%) Exchange Server 2007
9 12 (2.80%) Apache
10 11 (2.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 10 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2003
12 9 (2.10%) WebLogic
13 7 (1.64%) WebSphere
13 7 (1.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 6 (1.40%) BizTalk Server
15 5 (1.17%) Tomcat
16 4 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
17 3 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2000
18 2 (0.47%) JBoss
Applications
1 102 (23.83%) MS Excel
2 33 (7.71%) MS Office
3 6 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (3.04%) Oracle 11i
2 7 (1.64%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (1.64%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (1.64%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.47%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.23%) SAP CCM
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.74%) Office 365
2 13 (3.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.70%) IaaS
3 3 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.47%) SaaS
4 2 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.23%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 60 (14.02%) DNS
2 44 (10.28%) Firewall
3 30 (7.01%) TCP/IP
4 27 (6.31%) HTTP
5 22 (5.14%) Ethernet
6 21 (4.91%) LAN
6 21 (4.91%) SAN
6 21 (4.91%) Internet
7 20 (4.67%) DHCP
7 20 (4.67%) FTP
7 20 (4.67%) WAN
8 18 (4.21%) VoIP
9 16 (3.74%) SMTP
10 15 (3.50%) VPN
10 15 (3.50%) Wi-Fi
11 14 (3.27%) Intrusion Detection
12 13 (3.04%) HTTPS
12 13 (3.04%) LDAP
13 12 (2.80%) NetScaler
14 9 (2.10%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (28.50%) SQL Server
2 31 (7.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (4.67%) Relational Database
4 18 (4.21%) Oracle Database
5 12 (2.80%) MySQL
6 9 (2.10%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (2.10%) RDBMS
7 7 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
7 7 (1.64%) Oracle Discoverer
7 7 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (1.64%) Oracle BI EE
7 7 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (1.40%) Oracle Database 12c
8 6 (1.40%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (1.17%) Big Data
10 4 (0.93%) SQLPlus
10 4 (0.93%) DB2
11 3 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 45 (10.51%) Visual Studio
2 24 (5.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (4.44%) Subversion
4 15 (3.50%) SpecFlow
5 8 (1.87%) Selenium
5 8 (1.87%) Bugzilla
6 7 (1.64%) Oracle Forms
6 7 (1.64%) JIRA
7 4 (0.93%) FogBugz
7 4 (0.93%) Git (software)
8 3 (0.70%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.47%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.47%) InstallShield
10 1 (0.23%) JMeter
10 1 (0.23%) GoLive
10 1 (0.23%) Toad
10 1 (0.23%) PowerBuilder
10 1 (0.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.23%) MSTest
10 1 (0.23%) MSBuild
General
1 144 (33.64%) Finance
2 54 (12.62%) Banking
3 20 (4.67%) Retail
4 18 (4.21%) Electronics
5 10 (2.34%) International Banking
6 8 (1.87%) Law
7 7 (1.64%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.40%) Aerospace
8 6 (1.40%) Marketing
9 5 (1.17%) Spanish Language
9 5 (1.17%) Retail Banking
10 4 (0.93%) Games
10 4 (0.93%) Back Office
11 3 (0.70%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.70%) Legal
11 3 (0.70%) Dutch Language
11 3 (0.70%) French Language
11 3 (0.70%) German Language
12 2 (0.47%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 100 (23.36%) Analyst
2 48 (11.21%) Developer
3 41 (9.58%) Software Engineer
4 38 (8.88%) Support Analyst
5 32 (7.48%) Consultant
6 31 (7.24%) IT Support
7 24 (5.61%) IT Support Analyst
8 20 (4.67%) Software Developer
8 20 (4.67%) Administrator
9 19 (4.44%) Support Engineer
9 19 (4.44%) Wintel Consultant
10 17 (3.97%) Architect
10 17 (3.97%) DBA
11 16 (3.74%) Senior Developer
12 15 (3.50%) Analyst Programmer
12 15 (3.50%) Programmer
12 15 (3.50%) Systems Administrator
12 15 (3.50%) Applications Support
12 15 (3.50%) .NET Analyst Programmer
12 15 (3.50%) .NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (20.56%) .NET
2 36 (8.41%) ASP.NET
3 35 (8.18%) HTML
4 30 (7.01%) .NET Framework
5 29 (6.78%) jQuery
6 25 (5.84%) WCF
6 25 (5.84%) WPF
7 24 (5.61%) ASP.NET MVC
8 21 (4.91%) XML
9 18 (4.21%) STL
9 18 (4.21%) OpenGL
9 18 (4.21%) Qt
10 16 (3.74%) Direct3D
10 16 (3.74%) NHibernate
10 16 (3.74%) CSS
10 16 (3.74%) MFC
11 15 (3.50%) Web Services
11 15 (3.50%) Sass
11 15 (3.50%) AngularJS
11 15 (3.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 43 (10.05%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (7.71%) Computer Science
3 25 (5.84%) Visualisation
3 25 (5.84%) Blackberry
4 24 (5.61%) Mathematics
5 21 (4.91%) Clustering
6 16 (3.74%) Management Information System
6 16 (3.74%) CUDA
7 14 (3.27%) Replication
8 11 (2.57%) Mobile App
9 10 (2.34%) Open Source
9 10 (2.34%) Mainframe
10 8 (1.87%) Client/Server
10 8 (1.87%) Data Structures
10 8 (1.87%) Algorithms
10 8 (1.87%) User Experience
11 7 (1.64%) Physics
12 6 (1.40%) iPad
13 5 (1.17%) iSeries
13 5 (1.17%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 108 (25.23%) Linux
2 84 (19.63%) Windows Server 2003
3 82 (19.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 75 (17.52%) UNIX
5 54 (12.62%) Windows 7
6 35 (8.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 30 (7.01%) Windows 2000
7 30 (7.01%) Windows XP
8 20 (4.67%) Windows 2000 Server
9 18 (4.21%) Apple iOS
9 18 (4.21%) Android
10 16 (3.74%) Mac OS X
11 15 (3.50%) Solaris
12 14 (3.27%) Windows Phone
13 9 (2.10%) AIX
14 7 (1.64%) HPUX
14 7 (1.64%) CentOS
14 7 (1.64%) Ubuntu
14 7 (1.64%) Windows Mobile
15 5 (1.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (14.49%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (10.51%) ITIL
3 39 (9.11%) Service Delivery
4 35 (8.18%) TDD
5 32 (7.48%) OO
6 30 (7.01%) Software Engineering
7 29 (6.78%) Continuous Integration
7 29 (6.78%) OOP
8 28 (6.54%) Scrum
8 28 (6.54%) Unit Testing
9 27 (6.31%) Asset Management
10 25 (5.84%) MVC
11 24 (5.61%) Change Management
11 24 (5.61%) Coaching
12 22 (5.14%) Line Management
12 22 (5.14%) Information Security
13 19 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
14 18 (4.21%) Software Architecture
14 18 (4.21%) Waterfall
15 17 (3.97%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 105 (24.53%) C#
2 93 (21.73%) SQL
3 44 (10.28%) C++
4 39 (9.11%) JavaScript
5 38 (8.88%) Java
5 38 (8.88%) PowerShell
6 28 (6.54%) C
7 20 (4.67%) Perl
8 16 (3.74%) VC++
8 16 (3.74%) Python
9 9 (2.10%) Ruby
10 8 (1.87%) Shell Script
11 7 (1.64%) Bash Shell
12 6 (1.40%) PHP
13 5 (1.17%) COBOL
13 5 (1.17%) VB.NET
14 4 (0.93%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.93%) VBScript
15 3 (0.70%) VB
16 2 (0.47%) Smalltalk
Qualifications
1 84 (19.63%) Degree
2 50 (11.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 26 (6.07%) MCSE
4 11 (2.57%) MCP
4 11 (2.57%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (2.34%) CCA
5 10 (2.34%) Citrix Certification
5 10 (2.34%) MCITP
6 8 (1.87%) CEH
6 8 (1.87%) APMP
6 8 (1.87%) CISSP
6 8 (1.87%) MCSA
6 8 (1.87%) SSCP
7 7 (1.64%) GIAC
8 6 (1.40%) CCNA
9 5 (1.17%) VCAP
9 5 (1.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (1.17%) SC Cleared
9 5 (1.17%) Security Cleared
9 5 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.44%) SLA
2 18 (4.21%) QA
3 12 (2.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (2.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (1.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 108 (25.23%) Active Directory
2 53 (12.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (5.84%) XenApp
4 24 (5.61%) Hyper-V
5 17 (3.97%) Oracle RMAN
5 17 (3.97%) Oracle RAC
6 15 (3.50%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (2.57%) vSphere
7 11 (2.57%) MetaFrame
8 10 (2.34%) XenDesktop
9 8 (1.87%) Forefront TMG
10 6 (1.40%) VMware ESX
11 5 (1.17%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 4 (0.93%) Terminal Services
13 3 (0.70%) DFS Replication
14 2 (0.47%) Docker
14 2 (0.47%) ISA Server
14 2 (0.47%) RACF
15 1 (0.23%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 17 (3.97%) Data Guard
1 17 (3.97%) SCCM
2 9 (2.10%) SCOM
3 6 (1.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 5 (1.17%) EMC NetWorker
4 5 (1.17%) EdgeSight
5 4 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.93%) Puppet
6 3 (0.70%) Windows Intune
6 3 (0.70%) Cacti
6 3 (0.70%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 3 (0.70%) Nagios
7 2 (0.47%) OpenView
7 2 (0.47%) Control-M
7 2 (0.47%) WSUS
7 2 (0.47%) CA Endevor
7 2 (0.47%) OMEGAMON
8 1 (0.23%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.23%) CA SiteMinder
8 1 (0.23%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 195 (45.56%) Microsoft
2 79 (18.46%) VMware
3 59 (13.79%) Oracle
4 58 (13.55%) Cisco
5 53 (12.38%) Citrix
6 43 (10.05%) HP
7 18 (4.21%) Red Hat
8 17 (3.97%) Lotus
9 16 (3.74%) Twitter
10 15 (3.50%) IBM
11 10 (2.34%) Brocade
12 8 (1.87%) Xamarin
12 8 (1.87%) Avaya
12 8 (1.87%) NetApp
13 7 (1.64%) Juniper
13 7 (1.64%) EMC
13 7 (1.64%) Nortel
13 7 (1.64%) Fujitsu
14 6 (1.40%) Clearswift
14 6 (1.40%) BT
Edinburgh, Midlothian
FPSG Connect
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: 5 hours ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Posted: 19 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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IT Connections
Salary: 28,000 to £40,000
Posted: 5 days ago
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Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
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Aridhia
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
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Blue Town Online
Salary: £25k per year
Posted: 8 days ago
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Seebyte Ltd
Salary: From £24k-£39k dependent on experience + pension scheme + bonuses
Posted: 9 days ago
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Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Edinburgh
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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