The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 103 120 110
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -10
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 70 44 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.88% 1.34% 1.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.72% 4.99% 4.93%
Number of salaries quoted 32 31 27
Average salary £27,500 £40,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.25% +45.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,750 £21,700
10% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £50,000 £40,750
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -
Operating Systems Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
907 881 873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 24.39% 26.87% 27.15%
Number of salaries quoted 558 588 548
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £29,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows 7
UK

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +4 34 £25,000 -50.00% 3
Edinburgh +6 26 £32,500 +14.03% 4
Aberdeen +9 4 £36,000 +18.03% 1
Stirling - 1 £42,500 - 1
West Lothian - 1 - - 1
Argyll and Bute - 1 £27,500 -
South Ayrshire - 1 £25,000 -
Windows 7
UK

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 143 (100.00%) Windows
2 78 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 70 (48.95%) Active Directory
4 63 (44.06%) MS Office
5 60 (41.96%) ITIL
6 47 (32.87%) MS Excel
7 39 (27.27%) Windows XP
8 36 (25.17%) SQL
9 33 (23.08%) MS PowerPoint
10 32 (22.38%) Windows Server 2008
10 32 (22.38%) Windows Server 2003
11 28 (19.58%) WorkSite
12 27 (18.88%) Citrix
13 25 (17.48%) Legal
13 25 (17.48%) VMware
14 24 (16.78%) Law
15 22 (15.38%) SCCM
16 20 (13.99%) MS Exchange
17 19 (13.29%) Interwoven
18 17 (11.89%) Blackberry
18 17 (11.89%) Linux
19 16 (11.19%) Oracle
19 16 (11.19%) DNS
20 15 (10.49%) Microsoft Certification
21 14 (9.79%) TCP/IP
21 14 (9.79%) CRM
21 14 (9.79%) SQL Server
22 13 (9.09%) SharePoint
22 13 (9.09%) Cisco
22 13 (9.09%) Dell

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 28 (19.58%) WorkSite
2 20 (13.99%) MS Exchange
3 13 (9.09%) SharePoint
4 10 (6.99%) IBM Notes
5 9 (6.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 7 (4.90%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (4.90%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (4.20%) CMS
7 6 (4.20%) IIS
8 3 (2.10%) Apache
8 3 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (2.10%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (2.10%) Lync
9 2 (1.40%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.70%) Gentran
Applications
1 63 (44.06%) MS Office
2 47 (32.87%) MS Excel
3 33 (23.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.70%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.80%) SaaS
2 1 (0.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (11.19%) DNS
2 14 (9.79%) TCP/IP
3 12 (8.39%) DHCP
4 11 (7.69%) VPN
5 10 (6.99%) SAN
5 10 (6.99%) LAN
5 10 (6.99%) Internet
6 7 (4.90%) Firewall
7 6 (4.20%) WAN
8 5 (3.50%) SMTP
8 5 (3.50%) Broadband
8 5 (3.50%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (2.80%) Wireless
9 4 (2.80%) 3G
9 4 (2.80%) ADSL
9 4 (2.80%) VoIP
9 4 (2.80%) HTTPS
9 4 (2.80%) FTP
9 4 (2.80%) HTTP
10 3 (2.10%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.79%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.80%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.10%) MySQL
5 2 (1.40%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.70%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.70%) MS Access
General
1 25 (17.48%) Legal
2 24 (16.78%) Law
3 13 (9.09%) Finance
4 6 (4.20%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.50%) Banking
6 4 (2.80%) Retail
7 3 (2.10%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.10%) Automotive
7 3 (2.10%) Marketing
8 2 (1.40%) Dutch Language
8 2 (1.40%) French Language
8 2 (1.40%) German Language
8 2 (1.40%) Spanish Language
8 2 (1.40%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 51 (35.66%) Analyst
2 43 (30.07%) Support Analyst
3 27 (18.88%) Service Analyst
3 27 (18.88%) Service Desk Analyst
4 25 (17.48%) 2nd Line Support
5 22 (15.38%) IT Support
6 20 (13.99%) Desktop Support
7 19 (13.29%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 15 (10.49%) Desktop Engineer
9 13 (9.09%) IT Support Analyst
10 12 (8.39%) Consultant
10 12 (8.39%) Support Engineer
11 8 (5.59%) Team Leader
11 8 (5.59%) Citrix Consultant
12 7 (4.90%) Desktop Support Analyst
12 7 (4.90%) Desktop Analyst
12 7 (4.90%) Administrator
12 7 (4.90%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 5 (3.50%) Windows Administrator
13 5 (3.50%) Service Desk Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.50%) COM
1 5 (3.50%) HTML
2 2 (1.40%) .NET
3 1 (0.70%) CSS
3 1 (0.70%) Web Services
3 1 (0.70%) WAP
3 1 (0.70%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.89%) Blackberry
2 11 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 8 (5.59%) Fat Client
3 8 (5.59%) Thin Client
4 6 (4.20%) iPad
5 5 (3.50%) Replication
6 4 (2.80%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (2.10%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.40%) Clustering
9 1 (0.70%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.70%) PDA
9 1 (0.70%) Animation
9 1 (0.70%) CMDB
9 1 (0.70%) Wiki
9 1 (0.70%) Blog
9 1 (0.70%) iPhone
9 1 (0.70%) Social Media
9 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 143 (100.00%) Windows
2 39 (27.27%) Windows XP
3 32 (22.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 32 (22.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (11.89%) Linux
5 10 (6.99%) Windows Vista
5 10 (6.99%) UNIX
6 9 (6.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (4.90%) CentOS
8 5 (3.50%) Windows 2000
8 5 (3.50%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.40%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (41.96%) ITIL
2 14 (9.79%) CRM
3 12 (8.39%) Service Management
3 12 (8.39%) Service Delivery
4 11 (7.69%) Performance Management
5 10 (6.99%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (6.99%) Six Sigma
6 8 (5.59%) Change Management
6 8 (5.59%) Content Management
7 7 (4.90%) Project Management
8 6 (4.20%) Problem Management
8 6 (4.20%) Performance Monitoring
9 5 (3.50%) Software Deployment
9 5 (3.50%) Asset Management
10 4 (2.80%) Fault Management
10 4 (2.80%) Information Security
10 4 (2.80%) Change Control
10 4 (2.80%) Capacity Management
10 4 (2.80%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (2.80%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 36 (25.17%) SQL
2 12 (8.39%) PowerShell
3 10 (6.99%) Perl
4 6 (4.20%) C#
5 4 (2.80%) VBScript
5 4 (2.80%) VB
6 2 (1.40%) VBA
6 2 (1.40%) Java
7 1 (0.70%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.70%) C++
7 1 (0.70%) Python
7 1 (0.70%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.70%) PHP
7 1 (0.70%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (10.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (6.99%) SC Cleared
2 10 (6.99%) Security Cleared
3 8 (5.59%) MCITP
4 7 (4.90%) MCP
5 6 (4.20%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (4.20%) Degree
6 4 (2.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (2.80%) MCSE
7 2 (1.40%) HND
7 2 (1.40%) MCDST
8 1 (0.70%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.70%) PMP
8 1 (0.70%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.70%) MCSA
8 1 (0.70%) ISEB
8 1 (0.70%) CCA
8 1 (0.70%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.70%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.69%) QA
2 8 (5.59%) SLA
3 4 (2.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.80%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 70 (48.95%) Active Directory
2 13 (9.09%) XenApp
3 12 (8.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (6.99%) vSphere
5 8 (5.59%) XenDesktop
6 4 (2.80%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 3 (2.10%) Hyper-V
7 3 (2.10%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (1.40%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.70%) NFS
9 1 (0.70%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.70%) Samba
9 1 (0.70%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 22 (15.38%) SCCM
2 2 (1.40%) SCOM
2 2 (1.40%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (1.40%) DameWare
2 2 (1.40%) WSUS
3 1 (0.70%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.70%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.70%) AppDNA
3 1 (0.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 78 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 27 (18.88%) Citrix
3 25 (17.48%) VMware
4 19 (13.29%) Interwoven
5 16 (11.19%) Oracle
6 13 (9.09%) Cisco
6 13 (9.09%) Dell
7 10 (6.99%) Lotus
7 10 (6.99%) Red Hat
8 9 (6.29%) AppSense
9 8 (5.59%) HP
10 5 (3.50%) IBM
10 5 (3.50%) EMC
11 4 (2.80%) NetApp
11 4 (2.80%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (2.80%) Fujitsu
12 3 (2.10%) Symantec
12 3 (2.10%) McAfee
12 3 (2.10%) Apple
13 2 (1.40%) Mitel
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