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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 79 73 100
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +27
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 79 99 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.57% 3.03% 1.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.19% 10.59% 7.18%
Number of salaries quoted 46 40 42
Average salary £25,000 £27,750 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.90% +2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £21,350 £22,050
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £39,650 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,000 £26,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+1.88% -15.87%
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
775 935 808
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 25.20% 28.58% 26.46%
Number of salaries quoted 472 552 520
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £50,000 £60,000
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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 +7 48 £27,500 +27.90% 4
Glasgow +1 13 £27,250 -22.14% 1
Stirling -9 4 £45,000 -
Dundee +10 2 £26,500 +20.45%
Aberdeen +3 1 £22,500 -8.16%
Perth and Kinross - 1 £16,750 -
Scottish Borders - 1 £20,500 - 2
Windows 7
UK

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 150 (100.00%) Windows
2 88 (58.67%) Microsoft
3 76 (50.67%) Active Directory
4 73 (48.67%) MS Office
5 64 (42.67%) ITIL
6 61 (40.67%) MS Excel
7 41 (27.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 39 (26.00%) Windows XP
9 36 (24.00%) MS Exchange
10 32 (21.33%) DNS
10 32 (21.33%) Finance
11 27 (18.00%) SQL Server
11 27 (18.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 26 (17.33%) MS PowerPoint
13 25 (16.67%) SQL
13 25 (16.67%) DHCP
14 23 (15.33%) Legal
14 23 (15.33%) WorkSite
15 21 (14.00%) Banking
16 19 (12.67%) Service Delivery
16 19 (12.67%) Windows Server 2008
17 17 (11.33%) Retail
17 17 (11.33%) Degree
17 17 (11.33%) Mentoring
18 16 (10.67%) Cisco
18 16 (10.67%) PowerShell
19 15 (10.00%) SharePoint
19 15 (10.00%) Law
20 14 (9.33%) C#
20 14 (9.33%) Linux

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 36 (24.00%) MS Exchange
2 23 (15.33%) WorkSite
3 15 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 10 (6.67%) Lync
4 10 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (5.33%) CMS
6 6 (4.00%) IIS
7 5 (3.33%) IBM Notes
7 5 (3.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.33%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.67%) Apache
Applications
1 73 (48.67%) MS Office
2 61 (40.67%) MS Excel
3 26 (17.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Maximo
1 1 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 32 (21.33%) DNS
2 25 (16.67%) DHCP
3 12 (8.00%) TCP/IP
4 10 (6.67%) VoIP
5 9 (6.00%) SMTP
5 9 (6.00%) Firewall
6 8 (5.33%) WAN
7 7 (4.67%) FTP
8 6 (4.00%) HTTP
8 6 (4.00%) VPN
8 6 (4.00%) HTTPS
9 5 (3.33%) Ethernet
9 5 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (3.33%) IP Telephony
9 5 (3.33%) H.323
10 4 (2.67%) LAN
11 3 (2.00%) LDAP
11 3 (2.00%) SAN
12 2 (1.33%) DDNS
12 2 (1.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (18.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.67%) MySQL
5 1 (0.67%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.00%) MSI
2 1 (0.67%) Bugzilla
2 1 (0.67%) JIRA
General
1 32 (21.33%) Finance
2 23 (15.33%) Legal
3 21 (14.00%) Banking
4 17 (11.33%) Retail
5 15 (10.00%) Law
6 4 (2.67%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.67%) Retail Banking
6 4 (2.67%) Private Banking
7 3 (2.00%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.67%) Back Office
8 1 (0.67%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.67%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (0.67%) French Language
8 1 (0.67%) German Language
8 1 (0.67%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 81 (54.00%) Analyst
2 53 (35.33%) Support Analyst
3 35 (23.33%) IT Support
4 30 (20.00%) Service Analyst
5 28 (18.67%) Service Desk Analyst
6 24 (16.00%) IT Support Analyst
7 20 (13.33%) Support Engineer
8 16 (10.67%) 2nd Line Support
9 14 (9.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 10 (6.67%) Desktop Support
11 9 (6.00%) 1st Line Support
11 9 (6.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
11 9 (6.00%) Desktop Technician
12 7 (4.67%) Support Technician
13 6 (4.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 5 (3.33%) Senior Analyst
14 5 (3.33%) IT Support Engineer
15 4 (2.67%) Infrastructure Manager
15 4 (2.67%) Desktop Engineer
15 4 (2.67%) IT Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.00%) HTML
2 3 (2.00%) .NET
3 2 (1.33%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.33%) WPF
4 1 (0.67%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.67%) COM
4 1 (0.67%) CSS
4 1 (0.67%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.67%) Client/Server
1 13 (8.67%) Clustering
2 11 (7.33%) Management Information System
3 9 (6.00%) Blackberry
4 7 (4.67%) Thin Client
4 7 (4.67%) Fat Client
5 6 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
5 6 (4.00%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.33%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.33%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.33%) Tandem
8 1 (0.67%) Artificial Intelligence
8 1 (0.67%) PKI
8 1 (0.67%) CMDB
8 1 (0.67%) Replication
8 1 (0.67%) iPhone
8 1 (0.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 150 (100.00%) Windows
2 41 (27.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 39 (26.00%) Windows XP
4 27 (18.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (12.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (9.33%) Linux
7 7 (4.67%) Mac OS X
8 5 (3.33%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.33%) Solaris
10 1 (0.67%) HPUX
10 1 (0.67%) Android
10 1 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (42.67%) ITIL
2 19 (12.67%) Service Delivery
3 17 (11.33%) Mentoring
4 14 (9.33%) Change Management
5 12 (8.00%) Coaching
6 9 (6.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 9 (6.00%) Infrastructure Management
6 9 (6.00%) CRM
7 8 (5.33%) Project Management
7 8 (5.33%) Content Management
8 7 (4.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (4.00%) Problem Management
10 5 (3.33%) Fault Management
10 5 (3.33%) Information Security
10 5 (3.33%) Capacity Management
11 4 (2.67%) Demand Forecasting
11 4 (2.67%) Line Management
11 4 (2.67%) Identity Management
11 4 (2.67%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (2.67%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (16.67%) SQL
2 16 (10.67%) PowerShell
3 14 (9.33%) C#
4 2 (1.33%) C++
4 2 (1.33%) VC++
5 1 (0.67%) VBScript
5 1 (0.67%) VB
5 1 (0.67%) Java
5 1 (0.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (11.33%) Degree
2 13 (8.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (7.33%) MCP
4 7 (4.67%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (2.67%) HND
5 4 (2.67%) MCSE
5 4 (2.67%) MCITP
6 2 (1.33%) MCSA
6 2 (1.33%) MCDST
6 2 (1.33%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.67%) PhD
7 1 (0.67%) ISEB
7 1 (0.67%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.67%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.67%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (7.33%) SLA
3 1 (0.67%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.67%) QA
System Software
1 76 (50.67%) Active Directory
2 10 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.67%) Hyper-V
3 7 (4.67%) vSphere
4 5 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (2.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (2.67%) XenApp
5 4 (2.67%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 8 (5.33%) SCCM
2 4 (2.67%) Ganglia
3 2 (1.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (1.33%) SCOM
4 1 (0.67%) OpenView
4 1 (0.67%) Unicenter
4 1 (0.67%) ARCserve
4 1 (0.67%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.67%) OpenAM
4 1 (0.67%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 88 (58.67%) Microsoft
2 16 (10.67%) Cisco
3 14 (9.33%) Citrix
4 12 (8.00%) Interwoven
4 12 (8.00%) VMware
5 9 (6.00%) HP
6 7 (4.67%) Oracle
7 5 (3.33%) Lotus
7 5 (3.33%) Apple
8 3 (2.00%) Remedy
9 2 (1.33%) Symantec
9 2 (1.33%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.67%) Sage
10 1 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.67%) Fortinet
10 1 (0.67%) ProCurve
10 1 (0.67%) Vermilion
10 1 (0.67%) Varonis
10 1 (0.67%) Dell
10 1 (0.67%) BMC
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