The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 103 89 114
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +25
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 53 90 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.68% 2.37% 1.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.66% 9.36% 5.40%
Number of salaries quoted 31 65 27
Average salary £23,000 £31,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.80% +12.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £21,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £39,000 £40,400
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £26,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+1.92% -13.33%
Windows 7
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Operating Systems Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
692 962 815
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 21.90% 25.35% 26.88%
Number of salaries quoted 408 619 450
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,250 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Windows 7
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Scotland region.

Windows 7 Salary Trend in Scotland

Windows 7
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Windows 7 Salary Histogram in Scotland

Windows 7
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -2 26 £23,750 -26.92% 2
Glasgow +10 19 £23,000 -34.28% 7
Aberdeen +5 2 £12,420 -67.52%
Scottish Borders +2 2 £21,000 -23.63%
North Lanarkshire -1 1 - -
Stirling -10 1 £33,000 -
Perthshire - 1 - -
Argyll and Bute - 1 £21,500 - 1
Windows 7
UK

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Windows 7 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 7.

1 135 (100.00%) Windows
2 83 (61.48%) Microsoft
3 75 (55.56%) Active Directory
4 60 (44.44%) MS Office
5 56 (41.48%) MS Excel
6 46 (34.07%) MS Exchange
7 44 (32.59%) ITIL
8 41 (30.37%) Windows XP
9 34 (25.19%) Windows Server 2003
9 34 (25.19%) Finance
10 25 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
11 24 (17.78%) Cisco
12 22 (16.30%) DNS
12 22 (16.30%) Windows Server 2012
13 21 (15.56%) SharePoint
14 20 (14.81%) Citrix
15 19 (14.07%) DHCP
16 18 (13.33%) Service Delivery
16 18 (13.33%) Blackberry
16 18 (13.33%) Mentoring
17 17 (12.59%) Banking
18 16 (11.85%) Retail
18 16 (11.85%) VMware
18 16 (11.85%) SQL
19 15 (11.11%) Client/Server
19 15 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
19 15 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
19 15 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
19 15 (11.11%) SCCM
20 14 (10.37%) Degree

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Windows 7 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 7. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 46 (34.07%) MS Exchange
2 21 (15.56%) SharePoint
3 15 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 11 (8.15%) WorkSite
4 11 (8.15%) Lync
5 9 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (5.93%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (5.93%) IBM Notes
7 5 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (2.96%) CMS
8 4 (2.96%) IIS
8 4 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.48%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.48%) GroupWise
10 1 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 60 (44.44%) MS Office
2 56 (41.48%) MS Excel
3 9 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.44%) Google Apps
2 2 (1.48%) Office 365
3 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (16.30%) DNS
2 19 (14.07%) DHCP
3 9 (6.67%) VPN
4 7 (5.19%) Firewall
5 6 (4.44%) Cisco IOS
5 6 (4.44%) Ethernet
6 5 (3.70%) VoIP
6 5 (3.70%) WAN
6 5 (3.70%) IP Telephony
7 4 (2.96%) SAN
7 4 (2.96%) LAN
8 3 (2.22%) SMTP
8 3 (2.22%) TCP/IP
8 3 (2.22%) H.323
8 3 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (1.48%) NAS
9 2 (1.48%) 3G
9 2 (1.48%) HTTPS
9 2 (1.48%) FTP
9 2 (1.48%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.15%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.48%) DB2
2 2 (1.48%) MySQL
2 2 (1.48%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (3.70%) MSI
General
1 34 (25.19%) Finance
2 17 (12.59%) Banking
3 16 (11.85%) Retail
4 7 (5.19%) Legal
4 7 (5.19%) Publishing
5 3 (2.22%) German Language
5 3 (2.22%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.48%) Back Office
6 2 (1.48%) Law
6 2 (1.48%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.74%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.74%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.74%) Marketing
7 1 (0.74%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (0.74%) French Language
Job Titles
1 62 (45.93%) Analyst
2 39 (28.89%) Support Analyst
3 32 (23.70%) IT Support
4 22 (16.30%) IT Support Analyst
5 14 (10.37%) Support Engineer
5 14 (10.37%) Service Analyst
6 12 (8.89%) Service Desk Analyst
6 12 (8.89%) 1st Line Support
7 11 (8.15%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 10 (7.41%) Desktop Technician
9 9 (6.67%) Desktop Support
9 9 (6.67%) Team Leader
10 7 (5.19%) Junior
11 6 (4.44%) Support Technician
11 6 (4.44%) 2nd Line Support
11 6 (4.44%) IT Support Engineer
12 5 (3.70%) Support Team Leader
12 5 (3.70%) Junior Analyst
12 5 (3.70%) IT Support Technician
13 4 (2.96%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.22%) HTML
2 2 (1.48%) .NET
2 2 (1.48%) .NET Framework
2 2 (1.48%) WPF
3 1 (0.74%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.74%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.33%) Blackberry
2 15 (11.11%) Client/Server
3 13 (9.63%) Clustering
4 8 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.70%) Mainframe
6 4 (2.96%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.96%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (2.96%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.22%) Fat Client
7 3 (2.22%) iPhone
7 3 (2.22%) iPad
7 3 (2.22%) Digital Media
7 3 (2.22%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.48%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.48%) Tandem
9 1 (0.74%) Artificial Intelligence
9 1 (0.74%) PKI
9 1 (0.74%) Replication
9 1 (0.74%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.74%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 135 (100.00%) Windows
2 41 (30.37%) Windows XP
3 34 (25.19%) Windows Server 2003
4 25 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (16.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (10.37%) Windows 8
7 8 (5.93%) Linux
8 6 (4.44%) Mac OS X
8 6 (4.44%) Android
8 6 (4.44%) Mac OS
9 2 (1.48%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.74%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.74%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.74%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (32.59%) ITIL
2 18 (13.33%) Service Delivery
2 18 (13.33%) Mentoring
3 14 (10.37%) Coaching
4 13 (9.63%) Migration
5 7 (5.19%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (4.44%) Infrastructure Management
6 6 (4.44%) Data Migration
6 6 (4.44%) Change Management
6 6 (4.44%) Project Management
7 5 (3.70%) CRM
8 4 (2.96%) Service Management
8 4 (2.96%) Identity Management
8 4 (2.96%) Content Management
8 4 (2.96%) Document Management
9 3 (2.22%) Project Planning
9 3 (2.22%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (2.22%) ITSM
10 2 (1.48%) Asset Management
10 2 (1.48%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (11.85%) SQL
2 11 (8.15%) PowerShell
3 8 (5.93%) C#
4 3 (2.22%) VBA
5 2 (1.48%) VC++
5 2 (1.48%) C++
Qualifications
1 15 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (10.37%) Degree
3 10 (7.41%) MCSE
4 9 (6.67%) MCP
5 6 (4.44%) MCITP
6 5 (3.70%) HND
7 4 (2.96%) MCSA
8 3 (2.22%) A+ Certification
8 3 (2.22%) MOS
8 3 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (2.22%) MCDST
9 2 (1.48%) Security Cleared
9 2 (1.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.74%) PhD
10 1 (0.74%) CCNP
10 1 (0.74%) CCNA
10 1 (0.74%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.67%) SLA
2 6 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.74%) QA
3 1 (0.74%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 75 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 15 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.19%) vSphere
4 5 (3.70%) XenApp
4 5 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (2.96%) Hyper-V
6 3 (2.22%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (1.48%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 15 (11.11%) SCCM
2 4 (2.96%) SCOM
3 2 (1.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (1.48%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (1.48%) WSUS
4 1 (0.74%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.74%) OpenAM
4 1 (0.74%) ARCserve
4 1 (0.74%) ZENworks
4 1 (0.74%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.74%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.74%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 83 (61.48%) Microsoft
2 24 (17.78%) Cisco
3 20 (14.81%) Citrix
4 16 (11.85%) VMware
5 8 (5.93%) HP
5 8 (5.93%) Lotus
6 7 (5.19%) Altiris
7 5 (3.70%) Mitel
7 5 (3.70%) Avaya
8 3 (2.22%) Dell
9 2 (1.48%) Interwoven
9 2 (1.48%) Oracle
9 2 (1.48%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.48%) Symantec
9 2 (1.48%) Hyland
9 2 (1.48%) Novell
10 1 (0.74%) Google
10 1 (0.74%) Fortinet
10 1 (0.74%) ProCurve
10 1 (0.74%) Spiceworks
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