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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 102 96 114
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +18
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 48 74 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.52% 1.85% 1.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.86% 7.75% 5.01%
Number of salaries quoted 33 52 26
Average salary £23,500 £32,500 £28,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.69% +15.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,600 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £39,000 £41,310
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £26,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+1.92% -13.33%
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
700 955 879
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 22.24% 23.92% 27.75%
Number of salaries quoted 413 616 472
Average salary £36,878 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.65% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +22 26 £27,500 -17.91% 6
Edinburgh 0 14 £23,500 -27.69% 3
Aberdeen +13 2 £12,420 -68.15%
Scottish Borders +2 1 £21,500 -21.81%
West Lothian -2 1 £26,000 -18.75%
North Lanarkshire -2 1 - -
Highlands - 1 - - 2
Argyll and Bute - 1 £21,500 -
Stirling - 1 £33,000 -
Windows 7
UK

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 131 (100.00%) Windows
2 83 (63.36%) Microsoft
3 78 (59.54%) Active Directory
4 58 (44.27%) MS Office
5 49 (37.40%) MS Excel
5 49 (37.40%) MS Exchange
6 42 (32.06%) ITIL
7 38 (29.01%) Windows XP
8 35 (26.72%) Windows Server 2003
9 32 (24.43%) Windows Server 2008
10 29 (22.14%) Cisco
11 28 (21.37%) Finance
12 24 (18.32%) Windows Server 2012
12 24 (18.32%) Citrix
13 21 (16.03%) DNS
13 21 (16.03%) SharePoint
13 21 (16.03%) SCCM
14 20 (15.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 19 (14.50%) Blackberry
15 19 (14.50%) VMware
15 19 (14.50%) DHCP
15 19 (14.50%) Mentoring
16 16 (12.21%) VMware Infrastructure
17 15 (11.45%) Service Delivery
17 15 (11.45%) Banking
17 15 (11.45%) Windows 8
18 14 (10.69%) Degree
18 14 (10.69%) Exchange Server 2007
18 14 (10.69%) Exchange Server 2010
18 14 (10.69%) Microsoft Certification

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 49 (37.40%) MS Exchange
2 21 (16.03%) SharePoint
3 20 (15.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 14 (10.69%) Exchange Server 2007
4 14 (10.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (8.40%) Lync
5 11 (8.40%) WorkSite
6 10 (7.63%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (5.34%) IBM Notes
8 4 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.53%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.53%) GroupWise
9 2 (1.53%) CMS
10 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 58 (44.27%) MS Office
2 49 (37.40%) MS Excel
3 9 (6.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.76%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.76%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.76%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.58%) Google Apps
2 4 (3.05%) Office 365
3 1 (0.76%) Symantec.cloud
3 1 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (16.03%) DNS
2 19 (14.50%) DHCP
3 13 (9.92%) VPN
4 11 (8.40%) Firewall
5 10 (7.63%) WAN
6 9 (6.87%) LAN
7 8 (6.11%) SAN
8 7 (5.34%) Cisco IOS
9 6 (4.58%) Ethernet
10 5 (3.82%) IP Telephony
11 3 (2.29%) VoIP
12 2 (1.53%) Broadband
12 2 (1.53%) SMS
12 2 (1.53%) ADSL
12 2 (1.53%) TCP/IP
12 2 (1.53%) 3G
12 2 (1.53%) NAS
13 1 (0.76%) Internet
13 1 (0.76%) Wireless
13 1 (0.76%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.34%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.53%) DB2
2 2 (1.53%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.53%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (3.82%) MSI
General
1 28 (21.37%) Finance
2 15 (11.45%) Banking
3 13 (9.92%) Retail
4 7 (5.34%) Back Office
4 7 (5.34%) Legal
4 7 (5.34%) Publishing
5 5 (3.82%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.29%) German Language
7 2 (1.53%) Law
7 2 (1.53%) Marketing
8 1 (0.76%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (0.76%) French Language
8 1 (0.76%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.76%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.76%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 55 (41.98%) Analyst
2 31 (23.66%) Support Analyst
3 28 (21.37%) IT Support
4 18 (13.74%) IT Support Analyst
5 16 (12.21%) Support Engineer
6 13 (9.92%) Service Analyst
7 12 (9.16%) Team Leader
8 11 (8.40%) Service Desk Analyst
9 7 (5.34%) 2nd Line Support
9 7 (5.34%) 1st Line Support
9 7 (5.34%) Desktop Support
9 7 (5.34%) Junior
9 7 (5.34%) IT Support Engineer
10 6 (4.58%) 1st Line Support Analyst
11 5 (3.82%) Junior Analyst
11 5 (3.82%) Desktop Technician
11 5 (3.82%) Support Team Leader
12 4 (3.05%) Desktop Engineer
12 4 (3.05%) Desktop Support Team Leader
12 4 (3.05%) IT Assistant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.53%) .NET
1 2 (1.53%) .NET Framework
1 2 (1.53%) WPF
2 1 (0.76%) HTML
2 1 (0.76%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.50%) Blackberry
2 12 (9.16%) Client/Server
3 10 (7.63%) Clustering
4 8 (6.11%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.82%) Mainframe
6 4 (3.05%) Thin Client
6 4 (3.05%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.05%) Fat Client
6 4 (3.05%) iPhone
7 3 (2.29%) iPad
7 3 (2.29%) Digital Media
7 3 (2.29%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.53%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.53%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.76%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.76%) CMDB
9 1 (0.76%) AS400
9 1 (0.76%) Handset
9 1 (0.76%) Replication
9 1 (0.76%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 131 (100.00%) Windows
2 38 (29.01%) Windows XP
3 35 (26.72%) Windows Server 2003
4 32 (24.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (18.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (11.45%) Windows 8
7 8 (6.11%) Linux
8 7 (5.34%) Mac OS X
8 7 (5.34%) Android
9 6 (4.58%) Mac OS
10 2 (1.53%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.53%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.76%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.76%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.76%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (32.06%) ITIL
2 19 (14.50%) Mentoring
3 15 (11.45%) Service Delivery
4 13 (9.92%) Migration
5 11 (8.40%) Coaching
6 7 (5.34%) Infrastructure Management
7 6 (4.58%) Data Migration
7 6 (4.58%) PRINCE2
8 5 (3.82%) CRM
8 5 (3.82%) Service Management
8 5 (3.82%) ITSM
8 5 (3.82%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (3.05%) Identity Management
9 4 (3.05%) Content Management
9 4 (3.05%) Document Management
9 4 (3.05%) Project Management
10 3 (2.29%) Change Management
10 3 (2.29%) Waterfall
10 3 (2.29%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (2.29%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 12 (9.16%) SQL
2 7 (5.34%) PowerShell
3 5 (3.82%) C#
4 3 (2.29%) VBA
5 2 (1.53%) VC++
5 2 (1.53%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (10.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 14 (10.69%) Degree
2 9 (6.87%) MCSE
3 8 (6.11%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (4.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (4.58%) MCP
4 6 (4.58%) CCNP
4 6 (4.58%) CCNA
5 5 (3.82%) HND
5 5 (3.82%) MCITP
6 3 (2.29%) MOS
6 3 (2.29%) MCSA
7 2 (1.53%) ISEB
7 2 (1.53%) A+ Certification
7 2 (1.53%) MCDST
7 2 (1.53%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.53%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.76%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.87%) SLA
2 3 (2.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.53%) QA
System Software
1 78 (59.54%) Active Directory
2 16 (12.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (7.63%) XenApp
4 9 (6.87%) vSphere
5 5 (3.82%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (3.05%) Hyper-V
7 3 (2.29%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (1.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 21 (16.03%) SCCM
2 10 (7.63%) SCOM
3 6 (4.58%) SCVMM
4 2 (1.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (1.53%) WSUS
5 1 (0.76%) ZENworks
5 1 (0.76%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.76%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 83 (63.36%) Microsoft
2 29 (22.14%) Cisco
3 24 (18.32%) Citrix
4 19 (14.50%) VMware
5 12 (9.16%) HP
6 7 (5.34%) CheckPoint
6 7 (5.34%) Lotus
6 7 (5.34%) Altiris
7 5 (3.82%) Avaya
7 5 (3.82%) Mitel
8 3 (2.29%) Dell
9 2 (1.53%) Interwoven
9 2 (1.53%) Oracle
9 2 (1.53%) Hyland
9 2 (1.53%) Novell
9 2 (1.53%) Google
10 1 (0.76%) Spiceworks
10 1 (0.76%) Twitter
10 1 (0.76%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.76%) Varonis
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