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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 19 13 13
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 118 188 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.62% 12.08% 14.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.91% 51.37% 57.03%
Number of salaries quoted 70 124 140
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -0.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £27,150 £25,450
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £48,900 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
275 366 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 22.41% 23.52% 24.95%
Number of salaries quoted 195 210 236
Median salary £40,000 £37,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%

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 28 August 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, 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.

1 114 (46.72%) Windows Server
2 96 (39.34%) Microsoft
3 79 (32.38%) Linux
4 78 (31.97%) VMware
5 74 (30.33%) Active Directory
6 66 (27.05%) SQL Server
7 65 (26.64%) SQL
8 63 (25.82%) VMware Infrastructure
9 62 (25.41%) Windows Server 2012
10 53 (21.72%) MS Excel
11 50 (20.49%) Windows Server 2008
12 48 (19.67%) Finance
13 43 (17.62%) PowerShell
14 40 (16.39%) Oracle
14 40 (16.39%) C#
15 39 (15.98%) Cisco
16 38 (15.57%) ITIL
17 36 (14.75%) TCP/IP
17 36 (14.75%) SCCM
18 35 (14.34%) MS Exchange
19 33 (13.52%) Hyper-V
20 31 (12.70%) SAN
21 29 (11.89%) DNS
21 29 (11.89%) Windows Server 2003
22 28 (11.48%) WAN
23 27 (11.07%) LAN
24 26 (10.66%) C++
24 26 (10.66%) DHCP
24 26 (10.66%) Degree
25 25 (10.25%) Unix

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 35 (14.34%) MS Exchange
2 24 (9.84%) IIS
3 14 (5.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (5.74%) SharePoint
4 12 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (2.87%) Apache
6 7 (2.87%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (2.87%) Tomcat
7 5 (2.05%) SAS
7 5 (2.05%) Skype for Business
7 5 (2.05%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.64%) JBoss
8 4 (1.64%) nginx
9 3 (1.23%) GlassFish
9 3 (1.23%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.82%) CMS
11 1 (0.41%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 53 (21.72%) MS Excel
2 19 (7.79%) MS Office
3 4 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (2.87%) Markit EDM
1 7 (2.87%) MultiFonds
1 7 (2.87%) thinkFolio
2 2 (0.82%) Sage CRM
3 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (9.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (5.33%) Office 365
3 10 (4.10%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (2.46%) IaaS
5 4 (1.64%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (1.23%) SaaS
7 2 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 36 (14.75%) TCP/IP
2 31 (12.70%) SAN
3 29 (11.89%) DNS
4 28 (11.48%) WAN
5 27 (11.07%) LAN
6 26 (10.66%) DHCP
7 19 (7.79%) Firewall
8 10 (4.10%) WebEx
9 8 (3.28%) VoIP
10 7 (2.87%) Multicast
10 7 (2.87%) VPN
11 5 (2.05%) Ethernet
11 5 (2.05%) Internet
12 4 (1.64%) LDAP
12 4 (1.64%) MPLS
12 4 (1.64%) NAS
13 3 (1.23%) Cisco ASA
13 3 (1.23%) HTTP
13 3 (1.23%) Network Security
13 3 (1.23%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (27.05%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.56%) MySQL
3 12 (4.92%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (4.10%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (4.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (3.69%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (3.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (2.87%) MongoDB
6 7 (2.87%) RDBMS
6 7 (2.87%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.05%) Base SAS
7 5 (2.05%) OLAP
7 5 (2.05%) Oracle OLAP
7 5 (2.05%) SAS EBI
7 5 (2.05%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 5 (2.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.23%) Informix
8 3 (1.23%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.82%) Big Data
9 2 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (3.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (2.46%) Visual Studio
3 5 (2.05%) Bugzilla
3 5 (2.05%) FogBugz
3 5 (2.05%) JIRA
4 4 (1.64%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.64%) SpecFlow
5 3 (1.23%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.23%) MSI
5 3 (1.23%) Selenium
6 2 (0.82%) AdminStudio
6 2 (0.82%) Maven
7 1 (0.41%) Bower
7 1 (0.41%) GCC
7 1 (0.41%) Gradle
7 1 (0.41%) Grunt
7 1 (0.41%) gulp
7 1 (0.41%) InstallShield
7 1 (0.41%) NuGet
7 1 (0.41%) Vagrant
General
1 48 (19.67%) Finance
2 22 (9.02%) Banking
3 11 (4.51%) Investment Banking
4 10 (4.10%) French Language
4 10 (4.10%) German Language
4 10 (4.10%) Spanish Language
5 9 (3.69%) Games
6 7 (2.87%) Back Office
6 7 (2.87%) Financial Institution
6 7 (2.87%) Private Banking
7 6 (2.46%) Manufacturing
8 5 (2.05%) Retail
9 2 (0.82%) Law
9 2 (0.82%) Legal
9 2 (0.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (13.93%) Analyst
2 25 (10.25%) Support Engineer
3 23 (9.43%) Windows Engineer
4 22 (9.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 21 (8.61%) Administrator
6 18 (7.38%) Field Engineer
6 18 (7.38%) Systems Administrator
7 17 (6.97%) Architect
7 17 (6.97%) Field Support Engineer
8 16 (6.56%) Server Engineer
8 16 (6.56%) Windows Server Engineer
9 13 (5.33%) Senior Analyst
10 11 (4.51%) Support Analyst
11 10 (4.10%) Consultant
11 10 (4.10%) Developer
12 9 (3.69%) PowerShell Engineer
12 9 (3.69%) Team Leader
13 8 (3.28%) Applications Support
13 8 (3.28%) Cloud Engineer
13 8 (3.28%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (9.43%) .NET
2 15 (6.15%) ASP.NET
3 9 (3.69%) WCF
4 8 (3.28%) Middleware
5 7 (2.87%) HTML
6 6 (2.46%) CSS
6 6 (2.46%) REST
7 4 (1.64%) HTML5
7 4 (1.64%) LAMP
7 4 (1.64%) RESTful
7 4 (1.64%) SOAP
7 4 (1.64%) Web Services
8 3 (1.23%) AngularJS
8 3 (1.23%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (1.23%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (1.23%) WPF
9 2 (0.82%) CSS3
9 2 (0.82%) JPA
9 2 (0.82%) Spring
9 2 (0.82%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.02%) Data Centre
2 12 (4.92%) Clustering
3 11 (4.51%) Replication
4 7 (2.87%) Grid Computing
5 6 (2.46%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.46%) EMC VNX
5 6 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.05%) Informatics
6 5 (2.05%) Mathematics
7 4 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.64%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.64%) Physics
7 4 (1.64%) PMI
8 3 (1.23%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.23%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (1.23%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.23%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.82%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.82%) Data Extraction
9 2 (0.82%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 114 (46.72%) Windows Server
2 79 (32.38%) Linux
3 62 (25.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 50 (20.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (11.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 25 (10.25%) Unix
7 22 (9.02%) Windows 7
8 14 (5.74%) Apple iOS
9 13 (5.33%) Android
10 11 (4.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (3.28%) Solaris
12 7 (2.87%) Mac OS X
13 6 (2.46%) Windows 8
14 5 (2.05%) CentOS
15 4 (1.64%) AIX
15 4 (1.64%) zOS
16 3 (1.23%) Windows XP
17 2 (0.82%) OpenVMS
17 2 (0.82%) VMS
17 2 (0.82%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (15.57%) ITIL
2 24 (9.84%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (9.02%) Disaster Recovery
4 20 (8.20%) DevOps
5 18 (7.38%) MVC
6 15 (6.15%) Load Balancing
6 15 (6.15%) Presales
6 15 (6.15%) Service Delivery
7 14 (5.74%) Performance Tuning
8 13 (5.33%) High Availability
8 13 (5.33%) Scrum
8 13 (5.33%) Software Engineering
9 12 (4.92%) Configuration Management
9 12 (4.92%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (4.10%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (4.10%) People Management
10 10 (4.10%) Performance Monitoring
10 10 (4.10%) Project Management
10 10 (4.10%) TDD
11 9 (3.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (26.64%) SQL
2 43 (17.62%) PowerShell
3 40 (16.39%) C#
4 26 (10.66%) C++
5 23 (9.43%) JavaScript
6 13 (5.33%) Python
7 12 (4.92%) Java
8 10 (4.10%) Ruby
9 9 (3.69%) Bash Shell
9 9 (3.69%) PL/SQL
10 8 (3.28%) Perl
11 7 (2.87%) C
12 6 (2.46%) Shell Script
12 6 (2.46%) T-SQL
13 5 (2.05%) PHP
13 5 (2.05%) VBScript
14 3 (1.23%) Delphi
14 3 (1.23%) VBA
15 2 (0.82%) VB
16 1 (0.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 26 (10.66%) Degree
2 12 (4.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (4.51%) MCSE
4 10 (4.10%) SC Cleared
4 10 (4.10%) Security Cleared
5 5 (2.05%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (2.05%) ISEB
5 5 (2.05%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.64%) HND
6 4 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.64%) MCITP
6 4 (1.64%) MCP
6 4 (1.64%) MCSA
6 4 (1.64%) PMI Certification
7 3 (1.23%) CCNA
7 3 (1.23%) CISA
7 3 (1.23%) CISSP
7 3 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.82%) Avaya Certification
8 2 (0.82%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.56%) SLA
2 9 (3.69%) QA
3 6 (2.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.41%) COBIT
System Software
1 74 (30.33%) Active Directory
2 63 (25.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (13.52%) Hyper-V
4 11 (4.51%) vSphere
5 6 (2.46%) Virtual Desktop
6 5 (2.05%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (2.05%) XenApp
6 5 (2.05%) XenDesktop
7 4 (1.64%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 3 (1.23%) Firmware
8 3 (1.23%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (1.23%) Squid
9 1 (0.41%) Docker
9 1 (0.41%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.41%) OpenSSH
9 1 (0.41%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.41%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.41%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.41%) Xen
Systems Management
1 36 (14.75%) SCCM
2 22 (9.02%) SCOM
3 18 (7.38%) Puppet
4 17 (6.97%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (3.28%) Ansible
6 4 (1.64%) Cisco CUCM
6 4 (1.64%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 4 (1.64%) vRealize
7 3 (1.23%) Tivoli
7 3 (1.23%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 2 (0.82%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.82%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (0.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (0.82%) WSUS
9 1 (0.41%) Capistrano
9 1 (0.41%) Packer
9 1 (0.41%) Terraform
9 1 (0.41%) yum
Vendors
1 96 (39.34%) Microsoft
2 78 (31.97%) VMware
3 40 (16.39%) Oracle
4 39 (15.98%) Cisco
5 19 (7.79%) HP
6 18 (7.38%) CheckPoint
6 18 (7.38%) Citrix
7 16 (6.56%) Blue Coat
7 16 (6.56%) F5
7 16 (6.56%) Juniper
8 14 (5.74%) EMC
9 12 (4.92%) IBM
10 11 (4.51%) Red Hat
10 11 (4.51%) Trend Micro
11 10 (4.10%) Kaspersky
12 9 (3.69%) Bloomberg
12 9 (3.69%) Fidessa
12 9 (3.69%) Reuters
13 7 (2.87%) Calypso
13 7 (2.87%) Linedata
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