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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 14 19 19
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 160 158 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.59% 9.64% 11.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.79% 48.47% 47.88%
Number of salaries quoted 109 110 83
Average salary £36,878 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.65% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,450 £23,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%
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
315 326 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 22.81% 19.89% 23.29%
Number of salaries quoted 205 195 160
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,000 £23,350
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £53,100
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 24 April 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 123 (35.04%) Microsoft
2 104 (29.63%) Active Directory
3 100 (28.49%) Degree
4 97 (27.64%) Linux
5 90 (25.64%) Finance
6 87 (24.79%) VMware
7 77 (21.94%) UNIX
8 74 (21.08%) Windows 7
9 73 (20.80%) MS Exchange
9 73 (20.80%) Windows Server 2008
10 63 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
11 59 (16.81%) Computer Science
11 59 (16.81%) SQL
11 59 (16.81%) .NET
12 57 (16.24%) Cisco
13 54 (15.38%) MS Excel
14 53 (15.10%) Banking
15 51 (14.53%) SQL Server
16 49 (13.96%) ITIL
16 49 (13.96%) Agile Software Development
17 47 (13.39%) Software Engineering
17 47 (13.39%) Citrix
17 47 (13.39%) Firewall
18 46 (13.11%) Windows Server 2003
19 45 (12.82%) C#
20 42 (11.97%) MS Office
21 39 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
22 38 (10.83%) C++
23 35 (9.97%) SAN
24 34 (9.69%) DNS

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 73 (20.80%) MS Exchange
2 32 (9.12%) SharePoint
3 25 (7.12%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (5.41%) Lync
5 17 (4.84%) IIS
6 11 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 9 (2.56%) Apache
7 9 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (2.56%) WebSphere
7 9 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (2.28%) WorkSite
9 6 (1.71%) IBM Notes
10 5 (1.42%) JBoss
10 5 (1.42%) ArcGIS
11 4 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (1.14%) WebLogic
11 4 (1.14%) Tomcat
11 4 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
12 3 (0.85%) CMS
Applications
1 54 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 42 (11.97%) MS Office
3 2 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.28%) InDesign
4 1 (0.28%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.28%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.14%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.28%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.99%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.71%) Office 365
3 5 (1.42%) SaaS
4 3 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.28%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.28%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 47 (13.39%) Firewall
2 35 (9.97%) SAN
3 34 (9.69%) DNS
4 28 (7.98%) LAN
5 26 (7.41%) Ethernet
6 25 (7.12%) WAN
7 16 (4.56%) DHCP
8 13 (3.70%) TCP/IP
9 12 (3.42%) Network Security
10 11 (3.13%) Wireless
11 10 (2.85%) VPN
12 9 (2.56%) Intrusion Detection
12 9 (2.56%) SSL
12 9 (2.56%) NAS
13 8 (2.28%) MPLS
14 7 (1.99%) VoIP
14 7 (1.99%) WLAN
14 7 (1.99%) MRTG
14 7 (1.99%) IP Telephony
15 6 (1.71%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (14.53%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.42%) MySQL
2 12 (3.42%) Relational Database
3 8 (2.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (1.99%) RDBMS
5 6 (1.71%) DB2
5 6 (1.71%) Oracle Database
6 5 (1.42%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.85%) SQLPlus
7 3 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.57%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.57%) Ingres
8 2 (0.57%) Informix
8 2 (0.57%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.28%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.28%) QlikView
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.28%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 24 (6.84%) Visual Studio
1 24 (6.84%) Subversion
2 12 (3.42%) MSI
3 9 (2.56%) Clang
4 7 (1.99%) Git (software)
5 6 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (1.42%) GCC
7 4 (1.14%) Selenium
8 3 (0.85%) InstallShield
8 3 (0.85%) Xcode
8 3 (0.85%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.57%) JUnit
9 2 (0.57%) Emacs
9 2 (0.57%) JMeter
9 2 (0.57%) HttpUnit
9 2 (0.57%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.28%) Hudson
10 1 (0.28%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.28%) NUnit
10 1 (0.28%) PVCS
General
1 90 (25.64%) Finance
2 53 (15.10%) Banking
3 26 (7.41%) Retail
4 19 (5.41%) Electronics
5 9 (2.56%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.28%) Legal
7 7 (1.99%) Law
8 6 (1.71%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (1.14%) Marketing
10 3 (0.85%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.85%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.85%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.85%) Automotive
11 2 (0.57%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.57%) German Language
11 2 (0.57%) Publishing
12 1 (0.28%) International Banking
12 1 (0.28%) Advertising
12 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 84 (23.93%) Analyst
2 43 (12.25%) Software Engineer
3 38 (10.83%) Developer
4 36 (10.26%) Support Analyst
5 35 (9.97%) IT Support
6 23 (6.55%) Support Engineer
6 23 (6.55%) Administrator
7 18 (5.13%) IT Support Analyst
8 16 (4.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 16 (4.56%) Consultant
9 15 (4.27%) Software Developer
9 15 (4.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 12 (3.42%) Technical Analyst
11 11 (3.13%) Architect
11 11 (3.13%) Systems Administrator
12 10 (2.85%) IT Support Engineer
13 9 (2.56%) Technical Engineer
14 8 (2.28%) Technical Architect
14 8 (2.28%) Graduate
14 8 (2.28%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (16.81%) .NET
2 34 (9.69%) Qt
3 32 (9.12%) WPF
4 28 (7.98%) OpenGL
5 22 (6.27%) STL
6 18 (5.13%) MFC
6 18 (5.13%) Direct3D
7 17 (4.84%) XML
8 16 (4.56%) Web Services
9 14 (3.99%) Application Packaging
10 11 (3.13%) ASP.NET
11 9 (2.56%) HTML
11 9 (2.56%) Middleware
12 8 (2.28%) WinForms
12 8 (2.28%) CSS
13 7 (1.99%) .NET Framework
13 7 (1.99%) Java SE
13 7 (1.99%) jQuery
13 7 (1.99%) iOS SDK
13 7 (1.99%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 59 (16.81%) Computer Science
2 27 (7.69%) Visualisation
3 26 (7.41%) Mathematics
4 20 (5.70%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (5.13%) Clustering
5 18 (5.13%) Management Information System
5 18 (5.13%) CUDA
6 16 (4.56%) Blackberry
7 13 (3.70%) Client/Server
8 11 (3.13%) Mainframe
8 11 (3.13%) GIS
9 8 (2.28%) Physics
9 8 (2.28%) Open Source
10 7 (1.99%) iSeries
11 6 (1.71%) SCADA
11 6 (1.71%) Cryptography
11 6 (1.71%) Kindle
11 6 (1.71%) Mobile App
11 6 (1.71%) Mobile Payment
12 4 (1.14%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 97 (27.64%) Linux
2 77 (21.94%) UNIX
3 74 (21.08%) Windows 7
4 73 (20.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 46 (13.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 39 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 34 (9.69%) Windows XP
8 18 (5.13%) Mac OS X
8 18 (5.13%) Solaris
9 17 (4.84%) Android
10 16 (4.56%) Apple iOS
11 15 (4.27%) AIX
12 11 (3.13%) Windows 8
13 9 (2.56%) Windows Phone
14 8 (2.28%) zOS
15 7 (1.99%) Windows 2000
15 7 (1.99%) Windows 2000 Server
16 5 (1.42%) CentOS
17 4 (1.14%) Ubuntu
18 3 (0.85%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (13.96%) ITIL
1 49 (13.96%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (13.39%) Software Engineering
3 24 (6.84%) TDD
4 23 (6.55%) Service Delivery
5 21 (5.98%) OOP
5 21 (5.98%) Asset Management
5 21 (5.98%) Unit Testing
6 20 (5.70%) Waterfall
7 19 (5.41%) Time Management
8 18 (5.13%) OO
8 18 (5.13%) Software Architecture
8 18 (5.13%) 3D Visualisation
8 18 (5.13%) Linear Algebra
9 17 (4.84%) Mentoring
9 17 (4.84%) Migration
9 17 (4.84%) Information Security
10 16 (4.56%) Scrum
10 16 (4.56%) CRM
11 14 (3.99%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 59 (16.81%) SQL
2 45 (12.82%) C#
3 38 (10.83%) C++
4 31 (8.83%) Java
5 26 (7.41%) PowerShell
6 25 (7.12%) C
7 18 (5.13%) VC++
8 11 (3.13%) PHP
9 10 (2.85%) JavaScript
9 10 (2.85%) Perl
10 8 (2.28%) Python
11 7 (1.99%) Bash Shell
12 6 (1.71%) Shell Script
12 6 (1.71%) T-SQL
13 5 (1.42%) VB
14 4 (1.14%) VBScript
14 4 (1.14%) PL/SQL
14 4 (1.14%) Ruby
15 3 (0.85%) Objective-C
15 3 (0.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 100 (28.49%) Degree
2 26 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (5.41%) MCSE
4 13 (3.70%) CISSP
5 11 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (2.85%) MCITP
7 9 (2.56%) Security Cleared
7 9 (2.56%) MCP
8 8 (2.28%) CCNA
9 7 (1.99%) SSCP
9 7 (1.99%) CEH
10 6 (1.71%) CISA
10 6 (1.71%) CISM
10 6 (1.71%) MBA
10 6 (1.71%) GIAC
10 6 (1.71%) CCNP
10 6 (1.71%) HND
10 6 (1.71%) MCSA
11 2 (0.57%) PhD
11 2 (0.57%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (3.42%) SLA
3 6 (1.71%) ISO 9001
3 6 (1.71%) COBIT
3 6 (1.71%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.57%) QA
System Software
1 104 (29.63%) Active Directory
2 63 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (5.41%) Hyper-V
4 16 (4.56%) vSphere
4 16 (4.56%) VMware ESX
5 13 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
6 12 (3.42%) XenApp
7 9 (2.56%) MetaFrame
7 9 (2.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 8 (2.28%) XenDesktop
9 6 (1.71%) Forefront TMG
10 3 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.85%) Docker
10 3 (0.85%) NFS
11 2 (0.57%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.28%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.28%) RACF
Systems Management
1 26 (7.41%) SCCM
2 14 (3.99%) SCOM
3 12 (3.42%) Control-M
4 10 (2.85%) NetBackup
5 9 (2.56%) HP SIM
6 8 (2.28%) Puppet
6 8 (2.28%) Nagios
6 8 (2.28%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (1.99%) AppDNA
8 6 (1.71%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 5 (1.42%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 4 (1.14%) Backup Exec
11 3 (0.85%) Oracle RMAN
12 2 (0.57%) WSUS
12 2 (0.57%) Data Guard
13 1 (0.28%) Cacti
13 1 (0.28%) CA Endevor
13 1 (0.28%) OMEGAMON
13 1 (0.28%) CA Single Sign-On
13 1 (0.28%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 123 (35.04%) Microsoft
2 87 (24.79%) VMware
3 57 (16.24%) Cisco
4 47 (13.39%) Citrix
5 31 (8.83%) HP
6 24 (6.84%) Oracle
7 20 (5.70%) SolarWinds
8 15 (4.27%) Red Hat
9 11 (3.13%) BMC
10 10 (2.85%) CheckPoint
11 9 (2.56%) EMC
12 8 (2.28%) Veritas
12 8 (2.28%) Symantec
12 8 (2.28%) Xamarin
13 7 (1.99%) F5
14 6 (1.71%) Splunk
14 6 (1.71%) Lotus
14 6 (1.71%) Sun
15 5 (1.42%) IBM
15 5 (1.42%) Sourcefire
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