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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 89 73 122
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +49
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 65 96 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.18% 2.87% 1.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.56% 10.53% 4.38%
Number of salaries quoted 37 65 20
Average salary £24,000 £28,500 £26,816
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +6.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,900 £19,500 £20,250
10% offered a salary of more than £33,800 £37,000 £36,050
UK excluding London average salary £26,125 £26,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-1.41% -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
680 912 777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 22.83% 27.24% 26.81%
Number of salaries quoted 411 588 428
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £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 6 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 6 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 +10 41 £24,500 -10.90% 8
Glasgow +3 18 £25,250 -27.85% 3
Scottish Borders - 3 £20,500 - 1
Aberdeen +6 1 £12,420 -49.56% 1
Stirling -7 1 £33,000 -
Perthshire - 1 - -
Windows 7
UK

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 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.

1 145 (100.00%) Windows
2 84 (57.93%) Microsoft
3 80 (55.17%) Active Directory
4 61 (42.07%) MS Office
5 54 (37.24%) MS Excel
6 47 (32.41%) MS Exchange
7 46 (31.72%) Windows XP
8 43 (29.66%) ITIL
9 36 (24.83%) Finance
10 31 (21.38%) Windows Server 2003
11 30 (20.69%) DNS
12 26 (17.93%) DHCP
13 24 (16.55%) Windows Server 2008
14 23 (15.86%) Banking
14 23 (15.86%) Windows Server 2012
15 22 (15.17%) Cisco
16 21 (14.48%) Citrix
16 21 (14.48%) SharePoint
17 20 (13.79%) SQL
17 20 (13.79%) Service Delivery
17 20 (13.79%) Retail
18 19 (13.10%) Client/Server
18 19 (13.10%) Mentoring
19 18 (12.41%) SQL Server
19 18 (12.41%) Blackberry
20 17 (11.72%) Clustering
21 16 (11.03%) Degree
21 16 (11.03%) VMware
21 16 (11.03%) Coaching
21 16 (11.03%) Windows 8

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 47 (32.41%) MS Exchange
2 21 (14.48%) SharePoint
3 14 (9.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 11 (7.59%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (7.59%) Lync
5 10 (6.90%) WorkSite
6 8 (5.52%) IBM Notes
7 7 (4.83%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (3.45%) IIS
8 5 (3.45%) CMS
9 4 (2.76%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (1.38%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (1.38%) GroupWise
11 1 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.69%) Apache
Applications
1 61 (42.07%) MS Office
2 54 (37.24%) MS Excel
3 6 (4.14%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.14%) Google Apps
2 2 (1.38%) Office 365
3 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 30 (20.69%) DNS
2 26 (17.93%) DHCP
3 8 (5.52%) VPN
4 6 (4.14%) SMTP
4 6 (4.14%) Firewall
4 6 (4.14%) VoIP
5 5 (3.45%) WAN
5 5 (3.45%) Ethernet
5 5 (3.45%) IP Telephony
5 5 (3.45%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (3.45%) TCP/IP
6 4 (2.76%) H.323
6 4 (2.76%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (2.76%) FTP
7 3 (2.07%) HTTP
7 3 (2.07%) HTTPS
7 3 (2.07%) SAN
7 3 (2.07%) LAN
7 3 (2.07%) LDAP
8 2 (1.38%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.41%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.07%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.38%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.38%) DB2
3 2 (1.38%) MySQL
3 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.69%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 5 (3.45%) MSI
2 1 (0.69%) Bugzilla
2 1 (0.69%) JIRA
General
1 36 (24.83%) Finance
2 23 (15.86%) Banking
3 20 (13.79%) Retail
4 7 (4.83%) Legal
4 7 (4.83%) Publishing
5 4 (2.76%) Law
6 3 (2.07%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.07%) German Language
6 3 (2.07%) Spanish Language
7 2 (1.38%) Back Office
8 1 (0.69%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (0.69%) French Language
8 1 (0.69%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 62 (42.76%) Analyst
2 39 (26.90%) Support Analyst
3 33 (22.76%) IT Support
4 23 (15.86%) IT Support Analyst
5 19 (13.10%) Support Engineer
6 14 (9.66%) Service Analyst
6 14 (9.66%) Desktop Technician
7 13 (8.97%) Desktop Support
8 12 (8.28%) Service Desk Analyst
9 11 (7.59%) 1st Line Support
10 10 (6.90%) 1st Line Support Analyst
11 8 (5.52%) Team Leader
11 8 (5.52%) Support Technician
12 7 (4.83%) Junior
13 6 (4.14%) 2nd Line Support
13 6 (4.14%) Desktop Engineer
13 6 (4.14%) IT Support Engineer
14 5 (3.45%) IT Support Technician
14 5 (3.45%) Support Team Leader
14 5 (3.45%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.76%) HTML
2 3 (2.07%) .NET
3 2 (1.38%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.38%) WPF
4 1 (0.69%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.69%) JDBC
4 1 (0.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.10%) Client/Server
2 18 (12.41%) Blackberry
3 17 (11.72%) Clustering
4 8 (5.52%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.45%) Mainframe
5 5 (3.45%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.45%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (2.76%) Fat Client
6 4 (2.76%) Thin Client
7 3 (2.07%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.38%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.38%) Tandem
9 1 (0.69%) Artificial Intelligence
9 1 (0.69%) PKI
9 1 (0.69%) Replication
9 1 (0.69%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.69%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 145 (100.00%) Windows
2 46 (31.72%) Windows XP
3 31 (21.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 24 (16.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (15.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (11.03%) Windows 8
7 9 (6.21%) Linux
8 7 (4.83%) Mac OS X
9 6 (4.14%) Mac OS
9 6 (4.14%) Android
10 1 (0.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (29.66%) ITIL
2 20 (13.79%) Service Delivery
3 19 (13.10%) Mentoring
4 16 (11.03%) Coaching
5 13 (8.97%) Migration
6 8 (5.52%) Change Management
6 8 (5.52%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (4.83%) Project Management
8 6 (4.14%) Infrastructure Management
8 6 (4.14%) Data Migration
9 5 (3.45%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (2.76%) Line Management
10 4 (2.76%) Service Management
10 4 (2.76%) CRM
10 4 (2.76%) Identity Management
10 4 (2.76%) Document Management
11 3 (2.07%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (2.07%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (2.07%) Software Engineering
11 3 (2.07%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 20 (13.79%) SQL
2 13 (8.97%) PowerShell
3 9 (6.21%) C#
4 2 (1.38%) C++
4 2 (1.38%) VBA
4 2 (1.38%) VC++
5 1 (0.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (11.03%) Degree
2 15 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (6.90%) MCP
4 9 (6.21%) MCSE
5 5 (3.45%) HND
5 5 (3.45%) MCITP
6 3 (2.07%) MCSA
6 3 (2.07%) A+ Certification
6 3 (2.07%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.38%) MOS
7 2 (1.38%) MCDST
7 2 (1.38%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.69%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.69%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.69%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.69%) PhD
8 1 (0.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.28%) SLA
2 8 (5.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.38%) QA
4 1 (0.69%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 80 (55.17%) Active Directory
2 14 (9.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.83%) vSphere
4 5 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (2.76%) Hyper-V
5 4 (2.76%) XenApp
6 3 (2.07%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (1.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 13 (8.97%) SCCM
2 2 (1.38%) SCOM
2 2 (1.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (1.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (1.38%) WSUS
3 1 (0.69%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.69%) OpenAM
3 1 (0.69%) ARCserve
3 1 (0.69%) ZENworks
3 1 (0.69%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 84 (57.93%) Microsoft
2 22 (15.17%) Cisco
3 21 (14.48%) Citrix
4 16 (11.03%) VMware
5 8 (5.52%) Lotus
6 7 (4.83%) Altiris
7 6 (4.14%) HP
8 5 (3.45%) Apple
8 5 (3.45%) Avaya
8 5 (3.45%) Mitel
9 4 (2.76%) Oracle
10 3 (2.07%) Dell
10 3 (2.07%) Remedy
11 2 (1.38%) Interwoven
11 2 (1.38%) Novell
11 2 (1.38%) Symantec
12 1 (0.69%) CA
12 1 (0.69%) CheckPoint
12 1 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.69%) Sun
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