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 20 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 77 86 90
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 89 79 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.76% 2.41% 2.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.74% 9.06% 7.72%
Number of salaries quoted 62 27 49
Average salary £26,000 £25,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.96% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £21,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £43,400 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,000 £27,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.89%
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
829 872 855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 25.74% 26.57% 28.73%
Number of salaries quoted 512 522 561
Average salary £36,500 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.75% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £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 20 November 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 20 November 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 42 £27,500 +14.58% 10
Glasgow +6 21 £26,000 -16.80% 2
Aberdeen +14 7 £22,500 -4.25%
Stirling -12 4 £45,000 -
Dundee +13 2 £26,500 - 1
Fife - 1 £27,000 -
Renfrewshire - 1 £27,500 - 1
West Lothian - 1 £22,500 -
Perth and Kinross - 1 £16,750 -
Windows 7
UK

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 156 (100.00%) Windows
2 91 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 79 (50.64%) Active Directory
4 73 (46.79%) MS Office
5 72 (46.15%) ITIL
6 66 (42.31%) MS Excel
7 40 (25.64%) Windows Server 2003
8 37 (23.72%) Windows XP
9 36 (23.08%) MS Exchange
10 35 (22.44%) SQL
11 32 (20.51%) MS PowerPoint
11 32 (20.51%) DNS
12 30 (19.23%) Legal
12 30 (19.23%) WorkSite
13 29 (18.59%) SQL Server
14 28 (17.95%) Finance
15 25 (16.03%) Windows Server 2012
16 24 (15.38%) DHCP
17 21 (13.46%) Law
18 19 (12.18%) Windows Server 2008
19 18 (11.54%) Interwoven
19 18 (11.54%) Banking
20 17 (10.90%) Microsoft Certification
20 17 (10.90%) Linux
21 16 (10.26%) C#
21 16 (10.26%) Change Management
21 16 (10.26%) Management Information System
21 16 (10.26%) VMware
22 15 (9.62%) Service Delivery
22 15 (9.62%) PowerShell

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 30 (19.23%) WorkSite
3 14 (8.97%) SharePoint
4 10 (6.41%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (6.41%) CMS
5 9 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (5.13%) IIS
6 8 (5.13%) IBM Notes
7 7 (4.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 7 (4.49%) Lync
8 4 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.28%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.64%) Apache
Applications
1 73 (46.79%) MS Office
2 66 (42.31%) MS Excel
3 32 (20.51%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.64%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 32 (20.51%) DNS
2 24 (15.38%) DHCP
3 15 (9.62%) TCP/IP
4 12 (7.69%) VoIP
5 11 (7.05%) SMTP
6 9 (5.77%) VPN
6 9 (5.77%) FTP
6 9 (5.77%) Firewall
7 8 (5.13%) HTTP
7 8 (5.13%) HTTPS
7 8 (5.13%) WAN
8 7 (4.49%) LAN
8 7 (4.49%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (4.49%) H.323
9 3 (1.92%) IP Telephony
9 3 (1.92%) Ethernet
9 3 (1.92%) LDAP
9 3 (1.92%) SAN
10 2 (1.28%) Internet
10 2 (1.28%) DDNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (18.59%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.21%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.64%) MySQL
5 1 (0.64%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Bugzilla
1 1 (0.64%) JIRA
General
1 30 (19.23%) Legal
2 28 (17.95%) Finance
3 21 (13.46%) Law
4 18 (11.54%) Banking
5 13 (8.33%) Retail
6 4 (2.56%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.56%) Retail Banking
6 4 (2.56%) Private Banking
7 3 (1.92%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.64%) Back Office
8 1 (0.64%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.64%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (0.64%) French Language
8 1 (0.64%) German Language
8 1 (0.64%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 85 (54.49%) Analyst
2 63 (40.38%) Support Analyst
3 38 (24.36%) IT Support
4 34 (21.79%) Service Analyst
5 33 (21.15%) Service Desk Analyst
6 29 (18.59%) IT Support Analyst
7 21 (13.46%) 2nd Line Support
8 20 (12.82%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 19 (12.18%) Support Engineer
10 17 (10.90%) Desktop Support
11 13 (8.33%) Desktop Technician
12 10 (6.41%) Desktop Engineer
13 9 (5.77%) 1st Line Support
13 9 (5.77%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 9 (5.77%) 1st Line Support Analyst
14 8 (5.13%) Support Technician
15 5 (3.21%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 5 (3.21%) Administrator
15 5 (3.21%) IT Support Technician
16 4 (2.56%) Desktop Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.05%) HTML
2 3 (1.92%) .NET
3 2 (1.28%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.28%) WPF
4 1 (0.64%) COM
4 1 (0.64%) CSS
4 1 (0.64%) JDBC
4 1 (0.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.26%) Management Information System
2 11 (7.05%) Blackberry
3 9 (5.77%) Client/Server
3 9 (5.77%) Clustering
4 8 (5.13%) Video Conferencing
5 7 (4.49%) Thin Client
5 7 (4.49%) Fat Client
5 7 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.85%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.56%) iPad
8 2 (1.28%) Tandem
9 1 (0.64%) Artificial Intelligence
9 1 (0.64%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.64%) PDA
9 1 (0.64%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.64%) CMDB
9 1 (0.64%) Wiki
9 1 (0.64%) Blog
9 1 (0.64%) iPhone
9 1 (0.64%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 156 (100.00%) Windows
2 40 (25.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 37 (23.72%) Windows XP
4 25 (16.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (12.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (10.90%) Linux
7 5 (3.21%) Mac OS X
8 3 (1.92%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.28%) UNIX
9 2 (1.28%) Solaris
10 1 (0.64%) HPUX
10 1 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (46.15%) ITIL
2 16 (10.26%) Change Management
3 15 (9.62%) Service Delivery
4 13 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 12 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
6 11 (7.05%) CRM
7 10 (6.41%) Project Management
7 10 (6.41%) Coaching
8 9 (5.77%) Infrastructure Management
8 9 (5.77%) Content Management
8 9 (5.77%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (5.77%) Problem Management
9 7 (4.49%) Fault Management
9 7 (4.49%) Capacity Management
9 7 (4.49%) Information Security
10 6 (3.85%) Asset Management
11 5 (3.21%) Service Management
11 5 (3.21%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (2.56%) Change Control
12 4 (2.56%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (22.44%) SQL
2 16 (10.26%) C#
3 15 (9.62%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.28%) VC++
4 2 (1.28%) C++
4 2 (1.28%) Perl
5 1 (0.64%) PHP
5 1 (0.64%) VBScript
5 1 (0.64%) VB
5 1 (0.64%) Java
5 1 (0.64%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (10.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (8.33%) Degree
3 12 (7.69%) MCP
4 7 (4.49%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (4.49%) MCITP
5 4 (2.56%) HND
5 4 (2.56%) MCSE
6 3 (1.92%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.92%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.28%) MCDST
7 2 (1.28%) MCSA
7 2 (1.28%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.64%) HNC
8 1 (0.64%) PhD
8 1 (0.64%) ISEB
8 1 (0.64%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.64%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (5.77%) SLA
3 4 (2.56%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 79 (50.64%) Active Directory
2 10 (6.41%) vSphere
2 10 (6.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.13%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.21%) XenApp
5 4 (2.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (1.28%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.28%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (3.21%) SCCM
2 4 (2.56%) Ganglia
3 1 (0.64%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.64%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (0.64%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.64%) EdgeSight
3 1 (0.64%) OpenView
3 1 (0.64%) Unicenter
3 1 (0.64%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 91 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 18 (11.54%) Interwoven
3 16 (10.26%) VMware
4 15 (9.62%) Cisco
5 13 (8.33%) Citrix
6 10 (6.41%) HP
7 9 (5.77%) Oracle
8 8 (5.13%) Lotus
9 6 (3.85%) Apple
10 4 (2.56%) IBM
11 3 (1.92%) Remedy
12 2 (1.28%) Red Hat
12 2 (1.28%) Dell
13 1 (0.64%) BMC
13 1 (0.64%) CA
13 1 (0.64%) Compaq
13 1 (0.64%) Sage
13 1 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
13 1 (0.64%) Symantec
13 1 (0.64%) AppSense
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