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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 13 18
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 193 179 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 14.37% 12.42% 11.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 59.94% 52.34% 49.23%
Number of salaries quoted 117 128 86
Average salary £34,000 £36,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £22,500 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
322 342 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 23.98% 23.73% 22.81%
Number of salaries quoted 191 232 169
Average salary £36,878 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.32% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £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 4 March 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 177 (42.34%) Microsoft
2 122 (29.19%) Finance
3 119 (28.47%) Degree
4 116 (27.75%) Active Directory
5 105 (25.12%) Linux
6 91 (21.77%) SQL Server
7 89 (21.29%) Windows 7
8 84 (20.10%) Windows Server 2008
9 82 (19.62%) VMware
10 80 (19.14%) MS Excel
11 79 (18.90%) SQL
12 78 (18.66%) .NET
12 78 (18.66%) C#
13 76 (18.18%) MS Exchange
14 72 (17.22%) UNIX
15 66 (15.79%) Cisco
15 66 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
15 66 (15.79%) Banking
16 65 (15.55%) VMware Infrastructure
17 62 (14.83%) Agile Software Development
18 58 (13.88%) Computer Science
19 53 (12.68%) DNS
20 51 (12.20%) Citrix
21 50 (11.96%) ITIL
22 47 (11.24%) C++
22 47 (11.24%) MS Office
23 46 (11.00%) HP
24 44 (10.53%) Firewall
25 42 (10.05%) Windows XP
25 42 (10.05%) Windows Server 2012

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 76 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 36 (8.61%) SharePoint
3 28 (6.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 25 (5.98%) Lync
5 24 (5.74%) IIS
6 12 (2.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 11 (2.63%) CMS
7 11 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
8 10 (2.39%) Apache
8 10 (2.39%) WebSphere
9 8 (1.91%) WorkSite
10 7 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2003
11 6 (1.44%) IBM Notes
12 5 (1.20%) NServiceBus
13 4 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (0.72%) ArcGIS
14 3 (0.72%) WebLogic
14 3 (0.72%) JBoss
15 2 (0.48%) Tomcat
Applications
1 80 (19.14%) MS Excel
2 47 (11.24%) MS Office
3 1 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.24%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.91%) Office 365
2 7 (1.67%) SaaS
3 5 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.24%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.24%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (12.68%) DNS
2 44 (10.53%) Firewall
3 30 (7.18%) SAN
4 26 (6.22%) LAN
5 25 (5.98%) WAN
6 24 (5.74%) DHCP
6 24 (5.74%) Ethernet
7 20 (4.78%) HTTP
8 17 (4.07%) TCP/IP
9 16 (3.83%) Intrusion Detection
10 13 (3.11%) SMTP
11 11 (2.63%) IP Telephony
12 10 (2.39%) Network Security
13 9 (2.15%) NAS
13 9 (2.15%) VPN
14 8 (1.91%) HTTPS
14 8 (1.91%) LDAP
14 8 (1.91%) FTP
15 7 (1.67%) MPLS
15 7 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (21.77%) SQL Server
2 19 (4.55%) Relational Database
3 17 (4.07%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (2.63%) MySQL
5 8 (1.91%) RDBMS
5 8 (1.91%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (1.67%) DB2
7 5 (1.20%) Oracle Database
8 4 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.48%) Ingres
9 2 (0.48%) Informix
10 1 (0.24%) Oracle Exadata
10 1 (0.24%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.24%) BusinessObjects XI
10 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.24%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.24%) QlikView
10 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 40 (9.57%) Visual Studio
2 26 (6.22%) Subversion
3 16 (3.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (2.87%) MSI
5 9 (2.15%) Git (software)
5 9 (2.15%) Clang
6 7 (1.67%) Selenium
6 7 (1.67%) Bugzilla
7 5 (1.20%) TeamCity
7 5 (1.20%) SpecFlow
7 5 (1.20%) JIRA
7 5 (1.20%) InstallShield
8 4 (0.96%) GCC
9 3 (0.72%) FogBugz
10 2 (0.48%) Emacs
11 1 (0.24%) Visual Studio Team System
11 1 (0.24%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.24%) MSBuild
11 1 (0.24%) MSTest
11 1 (0.24%) Hudson
General
1 122 (29.19%) Finance
2 66 (15.79%) Banking
3 39 (9.33%) Retail
4 19 (4.55%) Electronics
5 12 (2.87%) Law
6 9 (2.15%) Legal
7 8 (1.91%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.67%) Marketing
8 7 (1.67%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.72%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.48%) Automotive
10 2 (0.48%) Publishing
10 2 (0.48%) German Language
10 2 (0.48%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.48%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.48%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.24%) International Banking
11 1 (0.24%) Billing
11 1 (0.24%) Games
Job Titles
1 104 (24.88%) Analyst
2 49 (11.72%) Support Analyst
3 48 (11.48%) Developer
4 46 (11.00%) Software Engineer
5 42 (10.05%) IT Support
6 31 (7.42%) Support Engineer
7 30 (7.18%) Software Developer
8 24 (5.74%) IT Support Analyst
9 22 (5.26%) Consultant
10 20 (4.78%) Administrator
11 16 (3.83%) Architect
12 14 (3.35%) Applications Support
12 14 (3.35%) Wintel Consultant
13 13 (3.11%) Systems Administrator
14 11 (2.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 11 (2.63%) IT Support Engineer
14 11 (2.63%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 10 (2.39%) Senior Developer
15 10 (2.39%) Technical Engineer
15 10 (2.39%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (18.66%) .NET
2 32 (7.66%) Qt
3 30 (7.18%) WPF
4 29 (6.94%) ASP.NET
5 28 (6.70%) OpenGL
6 27 (6.46%) HTML
7 23 (5.50%) STL
7 23 (5.50%) XML
8 21 (5.02%) .NET Framework
9 19 (4.55%) jQuery
10 18 (4.31%) Direct3D
10 18 (4.31%) MFC
10 18 (4.31%) Web Services
11 16 (3.83%) ASP.NET MVC
11 16 (3.83%) WCF
12 14 (3.35%) CSS
13 12 (2.87%) Regular Expression
14 11 (2.63%) Application Packaging
15 10 (2.39%) WinForms
16 8 (1.91%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 58 (13.88%) Computer Science
2 31 (7.42%) Visualisation
3 29 (6.94%) Mathematics
4 24 (5.74%) Clustering
5 21 (5.02%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (4.78%) Client/Server
6 20 (4.78%) Blackberry
7 18 (4.31%) CUDA
8 16 (3.83%) Management Information System
9 13 (3.11%) Open Source
9 13 (3.11%) Mainframe
10 11 (2.63%) Physics
11 10 (2.39%) GIS
11 10 (2.39%) Mobile App
12 8 (1.91%) Data Structures
12 8 (1.91%) Algorithms
13 7 (1.67%) Social Media
14 6 (1.44%) Replication
14 6 (1.44%) Kindle
15 5 (1.20%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 105 (25.12%) Linux
2 89 (21.29%) Windows 7
3 84 (20.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 72 (17.22%) UNIX
5 66 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 42 (10.05%) Windows XP
6 42 (10.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 25 (5.98%) Mac OS X
8 18 (4.31%) Windows 2000
9 16 (3.83%) Solaris
10 14 (3.35%) AIX
10 14 (3.35%) Apple iOS
11 12 (2.87%) Android
11 12 (2.87%) Windows 2000 Server
12 11 (2.63%) Windows Phone
13 9 (2.15%) Windows 8
14 7 (1.67%) Ubuntu
15 6 (1.44%) zOS
15 6 (1.44%) CentOS
16 3 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (14.83%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (11.96%) ITIL
3 41 (9.81%) Service Delivery
3 41 (9.81%) Software Engineering
4 38 (9.09%) OO
5 32 (7.66%) Unit Testing
6 31 (7.42%) OOP
7 30 (7.18%) TDD
8 24 (5.74%) Coaching
8 24 (5.74%) Migration
8 24 (5.74%) Scrum
8 24 (5.74%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (4.78%) Mentoring
9 20 (4.78%) Change Management
10 19 (4.55%) Asset Management
10 19 (4.55%) Software Architecture
10 19 (4.55%) Waterfall
11 18 (4.31%) Linear Algebra
11 18 (4.31%) 3D Visualisation
12 16 (3.83%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 79 (18.90%) SQL
2 78 (18.66%) C#
3 47 (11.24%) C++
4 40 (9.57%) PowerShell
5 32 (7.66%) Java
6 31 (7.42%) C
7 27 (6.46%) JavaScript
8 18 (4.31%) VC++
9 12 (2.87%) Python
9 12 (2.87%) Perl
10 8 (1.91%) PHP
11 7 (1.67%) VBScript
11 7 (1.67%) VB
12 6 (1.44%) T-SQL
12 6 (1.44%) Shell Script
12 6 (1.44%) Ruby
12 6 (1.44%) Bash Shell
13 4 (0.96%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.72%) COBOL
15 2 (0.48%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 119 (28.47%) Degree
2 38 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (5.50%) MCSE
4 17 (4.07%) CISSP
5 15 (3.59%) MCP
6 14 (3.35%) SSCP
6 14 (3.35%) CEH
7 12 (2.87%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (2.87%) GIAC
8 10 (2.39%) CCNA
8 10 (2.39%) MCITP
8 10 (2.39%) VCP4
9 9 (2.15%) MCSA
10 7 (1.67%) CCNP
10 7 (1.67%) HND
11 5 (1.20%) Security Cleared
12 3 (0.72%) MBA
12 3 (0.72%) CISA
12 3 (0.72%) CISM
12 3 (0.72%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (1.91%) SLA
3 7 (1.67%) ISO 9001
4 6 (1.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.96%) QA
6 3 (0.72%) COBIT
6 3 (0.72%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 116 (27.75%) Active Directory
2 65 (15.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (4.55%) XenApp
4 17 (4.07%) Hyper-V
5 13 (3.11%) XenDesktop
5 13 (3.11%) Microsoft App-V
5 13 (3.11%) VMware ESX
6 8 (1.91%) MetaFrame
6 8 (1.91%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (1.91%) vSphere
7 7 (1.67%) Forefront TMG
8 6 (1.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 5 (1.20%) Docker
10 3 (0.72%) NFS
11 2 (0.48%) RACF
11 2 (0.48%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.48%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 30 (7.18%) SCCM
2 16 (3.83%) SCOM
3 12 (2.87%) Control-M
4 9 (2.15%) HP SIM
4 9 (2.15%) NetBackup
5 8 (1.91%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (1.91%) Puppet
5 8 (1.91%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 7 (1.67%) AppDNA
7 6 (1.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (0.72%) Nagios
9 2 (0.48%) OpenView
9 2 (0.48%) CA Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.48%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.48%) WSUS
9 2 (0.48%) CA Endevor
9 2 (0.48%) OMEGAMON
9 2 (0.48%) Cacti
10 1 (0.24%) Data Guard
10 1 (0.24%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 177 (42.34%) Microsoft
2 82 (19.62%) VMware
3 66 (15.79%) Cisco
4 51 (12.20%) Citrix
5 46 (11.00%) HP
6 25 (5.98%) Red Hat
7 21 (5.02%) Oracle
8 17 (4.07%) SolarWinds
9 14 (3.35%) Xamarin
10 12 (2.87%) BMC
11 9 (2.15%) IBM
12 8 (1.91%) EMC
12 8 (1.91%) Symantec
13 7 (1.67%) CheckPoint
13 7 (1.67%) Veritas
14 6 (1.44%) Sun
14 6 (1.44%) Lotus
15 5 (1.20%) Twitter
15 5 (1.20%) LogRhythm
15 5 (1.20%) Sourcefire
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