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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 96 113 105
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -8
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 71 39 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.90% 1.26% 1.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.31% 4.95% 5.63%
Number of salaries quoted 35 23 31
Average salary £28,500 £29,000 £29,019
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.72% -0.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,200 £18,300 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £50,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £28,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
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
971 788 959
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 26.00% 25.47% 30.45%
Number of salaries quoted 590 501 589
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 1 September 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 1 September 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
Glasgow +9 37 £25,750 -42.77% 2
Edinburgh +10 20 £30,000 +71.42% 5
Aberdeen +12 5 £35,000 +23.89%
West Lothian - 2 £22,500 -
Scottish Borders - 2 £19,500 - 1
Fife +3 1 £45,000 +60.71%
Stirling - 1 £42,500 -
Windows 7
UK

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 135 (100.00%) Windows
2 75 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 63 (46.67%) Active Directory
3 63 (46.67%) ITIL
4 59 (43.70%) MS Office
5 45 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 42 (31.11%) MS PowerPoint
7 37 (27.41%) SQL
8 33 (24.44%) Windows Server 2003
9 31 (22.96%) WorkSite
10 30 (22.22%) Windows XP
11 29 (21.48%) Legal
12 24 (17.78%) Windows Server 2008
13 22 (16.30%) Law
13 22 (16.30%) Linux
14 20 (14.81%) MS Exchange
14 20 (14.81%) Interwoven
15 19 (14.07%) Citrix
15 19 (14.07%) Oracle
15 19 (14.07%) SQL Server
15 19 (14.07%) VMware
16 17 (12.59%) TCP/IP
17 16 (11.85%) DNS
18 15 (11.11%) CRM
19 12 (8.89%) SCCM
19 12 (8.89%) Microsoft Certification
19 12 (8.89%) Finance
19 12 (8.89%) Service Management
20 11 (8.15%) Service Delivery
20 11 (8.15%) Management Information System

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 31 (22.96%) WorkSite
2 20 (14.81%) MS Exchange
3 10 (7.41%) SharePoint
4 9 (6.67%) IBM Notes
4 9 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 8 (5.93%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (5.19%) CMS
7 6 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (2.22%) IIS
9 2 (1.48%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.48%) Lync
10 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.74%) Apache
10 1 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 59 (43.70%) MS Office
2 45 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 42 (31.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.74%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.59%) TCP/IP
2 16 (11.85%) DNS
3 10 (7.41%) Internet
3 10 (7.41%) DHCP
4 9 (6.67%) Firewall
5 7 (5.19%) LAN
6 6 (4.44%) VoIP
6 6 (4.44%) FTP
6 6 (4.44%) HTTP
6 6 (4.44%) VPN
6 6 (4.44%) HTTPS
6 6 (4.44%) SAN
6 6 (4.44%) SMTP
7 5 (3.70%) WAN
8 3 (2.22%) ADSL
8 3 (2.22%) H.323
8 3 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (1.48%) iSCSI
9 2 (1.48%) NAS
9 2 (1.48%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (14.07%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.48%) MySQL
5 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.74%) Relational Database
General
1 29 (21.48%) Legal
2 22 (16.30%) Law
3 12 (8.89%) Finance
4 8 (5.93%) Banking
5 4 (2.96%) Retail
5 4 (2.96%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.96%) Retail Banking
5 4 (2.96%) Private Banking
6 2 (1.48%) Automotive
6 2 (1.48%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.48%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.74%) Marketing
7 1 (0.74%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.74%) French Language
7 1 (0.74%) German Language
7 1 (0.74%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 61 (45.19%) Analyst
2 47 (34.81%) Support Analyst
3 35 (25.93%) Service Analyst
3 35 (25.93%) Service Desk Analyst
4 23 (17.04%) 2nd Line Support
5 22 (16.30%) IT Support
6 21 (15.56%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 16 (11.85%) Desktop Support
8 15 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
9 12 (8.89%) Desktop Engineer
9 12 (8.89%) Support Engineer
10 7 (5.19%) Consultant
10 7 (5.19%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 7 (5.19%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 7 (5.19%) Desktop Analyst
11 5 (3.70%) Infrastructure Manager
11 5 (3.70%) Administrator
11 5 (3.70%) Desktop Technician
12 4 (2.96%) Desktop Support Administrator
12 4 (2.96%) Desktop Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.93%) HTML
2 4 (2.96%) COM
3 2 (1.48%) CSS
4 1 (0.74%) Web Services
4 1 (0.74%) WAP
4 1 (0.74%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.15%) Blackberry
1 11 (8.15%) Management Information System
2 8 (5.93%) Fat Client
2 8 (5.93%) Thin Client
3 5 (3.70%) iPad
4 4 (2.96%) Replication
5 3 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.48%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.74%) CMDB
7 1 (0.74%) Wiki
7 1 (0.74%) Blog
7 1 (0.74%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.74%) PDA
7 1 (0.74%) Animation
7 1 (0.74%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 135 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (24.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 30 (22.22%) Windows XP
4 24 (17.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (16.30%) Linux
6 11 (8.15%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (7.41%) UNIX
8 6 (4.44%) Windows Vista
9 5 (3.70%) CentOS
10 4 (2.96%) Windows 2000
11 2 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.48%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.74%) HPUX
12 1 (0.74%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (46.67%) ITIL
2 15 (11.11%) CRM
3 12 (8.89%) Service Management
4 11 (8.15%) Service Delivery
4 11 (8.15%) Performance Management
5 10 (7.41%) Change Management
5 10 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (7.41%) Content Management
5 10 (7.41%) Six Sigma
6 9 (6.67%) Problem Management
7 8 (5.93%) Performance Monitoring
8 6 (4.44%) Infrastructure Management
9 5 (3.70%) Fault Management
9 5 (3.70%) Asset Management
9 5 (3.70%) Capacity Management
9 5 (3.70%) Project Management
9 5 (3.70%) Information Security
10 4 (2.96%) Investment Management
10 4 (2.96%) Change Control
10 4 (2.96%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 37 (27.41%) SQL
2 10 (7.41%) Perl
3 9 (6.67%) C#
4 8 (5.93%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.48%) PHP
5 2 (1.48%) Java
5 2 (1.48%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.74%) C++
6 1 (0.74%) VBScript
6 1 (0.74%) VB
6 1 (0.74%) Python
6 1 (0.74%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (8.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (5.93%) MCP
4 7 (5.19%) MCITP
4 7 (5.19%) SC Cleared
4 7 (5.19%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.96%) Degree
5 4 (2.96%) MCSE
6 2 (1.48%) HND
7 1 (0.74%) MCSA
7 1 (0.74%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.74%) HNC
7 1 (0.74%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.41%) QA
2 7 (5.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (4.44%) SLA
4 4 (2.96%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 63 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.93%) XenApp
2 8 (5.93%) vSphere
3 7 (5.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (3.70%) XenDesktop
5 4 (2.96%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 4 (2.96%) Hyper-V
5 4 (2.96%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (2.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.74%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.74%) Samba
6 1 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.74%) NFS
Systems Management
1 12 (8.89%) SCCM
2 4 (2.96%) Ganglia
3 2 (1.48%) WSUS
4 1 (0.74%) OpenView
4 1 (0.74%) Unicenter
4 1 (0.74%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.74%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 75 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 20 (14.81%) Interwoven
3 19 (14.07%) Oracle
3 19 (14.07%) Citrix
3 19 (14.07%) VMware
4 10 (7.41%) Red Hat
4 10 (7.41%) Cisco
5 9 (6.67%) Lotus
6 8 (5.93%) HP
7 5 (3.70%) Dell
7 5 (3.70%) EMC
7 5 (3.70%) AppSense
8 4 (2.96%) NetApp
8 4 (2.96%) IBM
9 3 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.48%) McAfee
10 2 (1.48%) Apple
11 1 (0.74%) Sage
11 1 (0.74%) Altiris
11 1 (0.74%) LANDesk
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