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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 122 107 123
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +16
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 40 69 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.26% 1.88% 1.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.96% 7.61% 4.77%
Number of salaries quoted 19 32 28
Average salary £27,500 £27,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -23.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,000 £22,675
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £41,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £26,000 £29,500
% change year-on-year
- -11.86%
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
807 907 859
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 25.49% 24.66% 26.39%
Number of salaries quoted 473 557 572
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 July 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 July 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
Glasgow -6 17 £22,500 -10.00% 5
Edinburgh -6 16 £27,500 -15.38% 4
West Dunbartonshire - 4 - -
Stirling -3 2 - -
South Ayrshire -1 1 - -
Windows 7
UK

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 87 (100.00%) Windows
2 63 (72.41%) Microsoft
3 43 (49.43%) Active Directory
4 40 (45.98%) MS Office
5 33 (37.93%) MS Excel
6 31 (35.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 31 (35.63%) SCCM
7 30 (34.48%) MS Exchange
8 27 (31.03%) Windows XP
9 26 (29.89%) ITIL
9 26 (29.89%) Windows Server 2008
10 25 (28.74%) Citrix
11 22 (25.29%) Cisco
12 20 (22.99%) VPN
13 19 (21.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 19 (21.84%) VMware
14 17 (19.54%) Windows Server 2012
14 17 (19.54%) VMware Infrastructure
15 16 (18.39%) XenApp
16 15 (17.24%) Windows 8
16 15 (17.24%) SCOM
17 14 (16.09%) Exchange Server 2007
17 14 (16.09%) Exchange Server 2010
17 14 (16.09%) Finance
17 14 (16.09%) LAN
18 13 (14.94%) DNS
18 13 (14.94%) DHCP
18 13 (14.94%) HP
18 13 (14.94%) Cisco Certification
18 13 (14.94%) SAN

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 30 (34.48%) MS Exchange
2 19 (21.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 14 (16.09%) Exchange Server 2007
3 14 (16.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2003
5 11 (12.64%) SharePoint
6 7 (8.05%) WorkSite
7 5 (5.75%) IIS
8 2 (2.30%) GroupWise
9 1 (1.15%) WebSphere
9 1 (1.15%) IBM Notes
9 1 (1.15%) MQSeries
9 1 (1.15%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (1.15%) Lync
Applications
1 40 (45.98%) MS Office
2 33 (37.93%) MS Excel
3 13 (14.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.15%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.15%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.15%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.05%) Google Apps
2 3 (3.45%) Office 365
3 1 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (22.99%) VPN
2 14 (16.09%) LAN
3 13 (14.94%) DHCP
3 13 (14.94%) DNS
3 13 (14.94%) SAN
3 13 (14.94%) Firewall
4 12 (13.79%) WAN
5 8 (9.20%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (5.75%) 3G
6 5 (5.75%) ADSL
6 5 (5.75%) Broadband
7 2 (2.30%) VoIP
8 1 (1.15%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.15%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.15%) SMS
8 1 (1.15%) Wireless
8 1 (1.15%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (5.75%) Visual Studio
1 5 (5.75%) Eclipse
1 5 (5.75%) MSI
1 5 (5.75%) Subversion
1 5 (5.75%) Maven
1 5 (5.75%) TeamCity
1 5 (5.75%) Git (software)
1 5 (5.75%) AccuRev
1 5 (5.75%) Hudson
1 5 (5.75%) MSBuild
2 1 (1.15%) InstallShield
General
1 14 (16.09%) Finance
2 12 (13.79%) Back Office
3 7 (8.05%) Publishing
4 6 (6.90%) Banking
5 5 (5.75%) Telecoms
6 3 (3.45%) Retail
6 3 (3.45%) Legal
7 2 (2.30%) Marketing
8 1 (1.15%) Aerospace
8 1 (1.15%) Law
8 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.15%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 30 (34.48%) Analyst
2 18 (20.69%) Support Analyst
2 18 (20.69%) IT Support
3 13 (14.94%) Team Leader
3 13 (14.94%) IT Support Analyst
4 9 (10.34%) Service Desk Analyst
4 9 (10.34%) Service Analyst
5 8 (9.20%) Desktop Support
5 8 (9.20%) Operations Team Leader
6 6 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (5.75%) Support Team Leader
8 4 (4.60%) Release Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Desktop Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Coordinator
8 4 (4.60%) Desktop Support Team Leader
8 4 (4.60%) Desktop Team Leader
8 4 (4.60%) Service Desk Engineer
9 3 (3.45%) Test Analyst
9 3 (3.45%) 1st Line Support
9 3 (3.45%) IT Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.90%) Application Packaging
2 5 (5.75%) .NET
3 1 (1.15%) Web Services
3 1 (1.15%) XML
3 1 (1.15%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.79%) Blackberry
1 12 (13.79%) HP StoreVirtual
2 7 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.05%) Data Centre
3 6 (6.90%) Client/Server
4 4 (4.60%) iPhone
5 3 (3.45%) iPad
5 3 (3.45%) Digital Media
6 2 (2.30%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.30%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.15%) CMDB
7 1 (1.15%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.15%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.15%) FMCG
7 1 (1.15%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.15%) AS400
7 1 (1.15%) Handset
7 1 (1.15%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 87 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (35.63%) Windows Server 2003
3 27 (31.03%) Windows XP
4 26 (29.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (19.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (17.24%) Windows 8
7 9 (10.34%) Android
8 7 (8.05%) Mac OS
9 4 (4.60%) Linux
10 3 (3.45%) Apple iOS
11 2 (2.30%) Mac OS X
11 2 (2.30%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (1.15%) Windows Vista
12 1 (1.15%) Windows 2000
12 1 (1.15%) AIX
12 1 (1.15%) Solaris
12 1 (1.15%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (29.89%) ITIL
2 12 (13.79%) PRINCE2
2 12 (13.79%) Mentoring
3 7 (8.05%) SDLC
3 7 (8.05%) Migration
4 6 (6.90%) Content Management
5 5 (5.75%) Software Engineering
5 5 (5.75%) Service Management
5 5 (5.75%) CRM
5 5 (5.75%) Configuration Management
5 5 (5.75%) Wealth Management
5 5 (5.75%) Software Deployment
6 4 (4.60%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (3.45%) Waterfall
7 3 (3.45%) Manual Testing
7 3 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (3.45%) Statistical Analysis
8 2 (2.30%) ITSM
8 2 (2.30%) RUP
8 2 (2.30%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.05%) SQL
2 5 (5.75%) Shell Script
3 4 (4.60%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (14.94%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (13.79%) CCNP
2 12 (13.79%) CCNA
2 12 (13.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (9.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (9.20%) Degree
4 7 (8.05%) MCSE
4 7 (8.05%) MCITP
5 5 (5.75%) A+ Certification
6 3 (3.45%) ISTQB
6 3 (3.45%) ISEB
6 3 (3.45%) Network+ Certification
6 3 (3.45%) MOS
7 2 (2.30%) MCP
7 2 (2.30%) HND
7 2 (2.30%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.15%) NVQ Level 3
8 1 (1.15%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.15%) MCSA
8 1 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.05%) SLA
2 1 (1.15%) QA
System Software
1 43 (49.43%) Active Directory
2 17 (19.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (18.39%) XenApp
4 13 (14.94%) vSphere
5 8 (9.20%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.15%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.15%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 31 (35.63%) SCCM
2 15 (17.24%) SCOM
3 12 (13.79%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.15%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.15%) WSUS
Vendors
1 63 (72.41%) Microsoft
2 25 (28.74%) Citrix
3 22 (25.29%) Cisco
4 19 (21.84%) VMware
5 13 (14.94%) HP
6 12 (13.79%) CheckPoint
7 8 (9.20%) Altiris
8 6 (6.90%) Mitel
8 6 (6.90%) Avaya
9 5 (5.75%) AppSense
10 4 (4.60%) Hyland
11 2 (2.30%) Google
11 2 (2.30%) Novell
11 2 (2.30%) Dell
11 2 (2.30%) Sun
12 1 (1.15%) Oracle
12 1 (1.15%) EMC
12 1 (1.15%) IBM
12 1 (1.15%) Adobe
12 1 (1.15%) Lotus
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