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

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 120 106 117
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +11
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 43 67 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.37% 1.83% 1.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.46% 7.58% 5.15%
Number of salaries quoted 24 34 33
Average salary £25,500 £27,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.27% -31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,000 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £42,750 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £26,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.88% -11.66%
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
788 884 873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 25.07% 24.09% 27.15%
Number of salaries quoted 475 556 571
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 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 6 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 -12 20 £28,750 +15.00% 4
Edinburgh -1 17 £25,000 -28.57% 4
West Dunbartonshire - 4 - -
South Ayrshire -1 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 £26,000 -
Windows 7
UK

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 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.

1 101 (100.00%) Windows
2 66 (65.35%) Microsoft
3 52 (51.49%) Active Directory
4 42 (41.58%) MS Office
5 38 (37.62%) MS Exchange
6 35 (34.65%) MS Excel
7 33 (32.67%) Windows XP
8 30 (29.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 30 (29.70%) Windows Server 2008
9 29 (28.71%) ITIL
10 28 (27.72%) SCCM
11 25 (24.75%) Citrix
12 22 (21.78%) Finance
12 22 (21.78%) Cisco
13 21 (20.79%) VMware
13 21 (20.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 20 (19.80%) VPN
15 19 (18.81%) Exchange Server 2007
16 18 (17.82%) VMware Infrastructure
16 18 (17.82%) Windows 8
16 18 (17.82%) Windows Server 2012
16 18 (17.82%) DNS
16 18 (17.82%) DHCP
17 15 (14.85%) Exchange Server 2003
17 15 (14.85%) Exchange Server 2010
17 15 (14.85%) Mentoring
17 15 (14.85%) XenApp
18 14 (13.86%) SCOM
18 14 (13.86%) LAN
18 14 (13.86%) Cisco Certification

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 38 (37.62%) MS Exchange
2 21 (20.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 19 (18.81%) Exchange Server 2007
4 15 (14.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (14.85%) Exchange Server 2003
5 13 (12.87%) SharePoint
6 8 (7.92%) WorkSite
7 5 (4.95%) IIS
8 2 (1.98%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.98%) GroupWise
8 2 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.98%) Lync
9 1 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.99%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.99%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 42 (41.58%) MS Office
2 35 (34.65%) MS Excel
3 12 (11.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.99%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.99%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.99%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.94%) Google Apps
2 4 (3.96%) Office 365
3 1 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (19.80%) VPN
2 18 (17.82%) DNS
2 18 (17.82%) DHCP
3 14 (13.86%) LAN
4 13 (12.87%) SAN
4 13 (12.87%) Firewall
5 12 (11.88%) WAN
6 7 (6.93%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (3.96%) Broadband
7 4 (3.96%) ADSL
7 4 (3.96%) 3G
8 2 (1.98%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.98%) SMS
8 2 (1.98%) VoIP
9 1 (0.99%) ATM
9 1 (0.99%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.99%) Wireless
9 1 (0.99%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.97%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.98%) MySQL
3 2 (1.98%) DB2
4 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 5 (4.95%) Visual Studio
1 5 (4.95%) Eclipse
1 5 (4.95%) MSI
1 5 (4.95%) Subversion
1 5 (4.95%) Maven
1 5 (4.95%) TeamCity
1 5 (4.95%) Git (software)
1 5 (4.95%) AccuRev
1 5 (4.95%) Hudson
1 5 (4.95%) MSBuild
2 1 (0.99%) InstallShield
General
1 22 (21.78%) Finance
2 13 (12.87%) Back Office
3 9 (8.91%) Banking
4 7 (6.93%) Publishing
5 6 (5.94%) Retail
6 5 (4.95%) Telecoms
7 4 (3.96%) Legal
8 2 (1.98%) Marketing
8 2 (1.98%) German Language
9 1 (0.99%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.99%) Law
9 1 (0.99%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 38 (37.62%) Analyst
2 23 (22.77%) Support Analyst
3 21 (20.79%) IT Support
4 16 (15.84%) IT Support Analyst
5 14 (13.86%) Team Leader
6 10 (9.90%) Service Analyst
6 10 (9.90%) Service Desk Analyst
7 8 (7.92%) Operations Team Leader
8 6 (5.94%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (5.94%) Desktop Engineer
8 6 (5.94%) Desktop Support
9 5 (4.95%) Support Team Leader
10 4 (3.96%) Release Engineer
10 4 (3.96%) Junior
10 4 (3.96%) Test Analyst
10 4 (3.96%) Support Engineer
10 4 (3.96%) Desktop Support Team Leader
10 4 (3.96%) Junior Analyst
10 4 (3.96%) Desktop Team Leader
10 4 (3.96%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.95%) .NET
2 3 (2.97%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.99%) Web Services
3 1 (0.99%) XML
3 1 (0.99%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.88%) Blackberry
1 12 (11.88%) HP StoreVirtual
2 11 (10.89%) Data Centre
3 8 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.92%) Client/Server
4 4 (3.96%) iPhone
5 3 (2.97%) iPad
5 3 (2.97%) Digital Media
5 3 (2.97%) N-Tier
5 3 (2.97%) Clustering
6 2 (1.98%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.99%) AS400
7 1 (0.99%) Handset
7 1 (0.99%) CMDB
7 1 (0.99%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.99%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 101 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (32.67%) Windows XP
3 30 (29.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 30 (29.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (17.82%) Windows 8
4 18 (17.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (5.94%) Android
5 6 (5.94%) Mac OS
6 4 (3.96%) Linux
7 2 (1.98%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (1.98%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.99%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.99%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.99%) AIX
8 1 (0.99%) Solaris
8 1 (0.99%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.99%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (28.71%) ITIL
2 15 (14.85%) Mentoring
3 14 (13.86%) Migration
4 12 (11.88%) PRINCE2
5 8 (7.92%) SDLC
6 6 (5.94%) Content Management
7 5 (4.95%) Wealth Management
7 5 (4.95%) Data Migration
7 5 (4.95%) Software Deployment
7 5 (4.95%) CRM
7 5 (4.95%) Configuration Management
7 5 (4.95%) Software Engineering
8 4 (3.96%) Service Management
8 4 (3.96%) ITSM
8 4 (3.96%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (3.96%) Infrastructure Management
8 4 (3.96%) Waterfall
9 3 (2.97%) V-Model
9 3 (2.97%) Coaching
9 3 (2.97%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.89%) SQL
2 5 (4.95%) Shell Script
2 5 (4.95%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.96%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (13.86%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (11.88%) CCNP
2 12 (11.88%) CCNA
2 12 (11.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 11 (10.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (9.90%) MCSE
5 8 (7.92%) Degree
6 6 (5.94%) MCITP
7 4 (3.96%) MOS
7 4 (3.96%) A+ Certification
8 3 (2.97%) MCP
8 3 (2.97%) Network+ Certification
8 3 (2.97%) ISEB
8 3 (2.97%) ISTQB
9 2 (1.98%) HND
9 2 (1.98%) MCSA
9 2 (1.98%) Security Cleared
9 2 (1.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.99%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.93%) SLA
2 2 (1.98%) QA
System Software
1 52 (51.49%) Active Directory
2 18 (17.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (14.85%) XenApp
4 13 (12.87%) vSphere
5 7 (6.93%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.99%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.99%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 28 (27.72%) SCCM
2 14 (13.86%) SCOM
3 12 (11.88%) SCVMM
4 2 (1.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (1.98%) WSUS
5 1 (0.99%) ZENworks
5 1 (0.99%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 66 (65.35%) Microsoft
2 25 (24.75%) Citrix
3 22 (21.78%) Cisco
4 21 (20.79%) VMware
5 13 (12.87%) CheckPoint
5 13 (12.87%) HP
6 7 (6.93%) Altiris
7 5 (4.95%) Mitel
7 5 (4.95%) Avaya
8 3 (2.97%) AppSense
8 3 (2.97%) Dell
8 3 (2.97%) Hyland
8 3 (2.97%) Oracle
9 2 (1.98%) Google
9 2 (1.98%) Interwoven
9 2 (1.98%) Novell
9 2 (1.98%) Lotus
10 1 (0.99%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.99%) Apple
10 1 (0.99%) Symantec
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