The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 17 19 16
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 330 339 419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.64% 10.78% 10.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.18% 44.61% 46.50%
Number of salaries quoted 202 198 305
Median salary £35,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,050 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Windows
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
685 760 901
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 24.17% 24.17% 23.53%
Number of salaries quoted 384 440 566
Median salary £39,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.87% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Windows
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Scotland region.

Windows Salary Trend in Scotland

Windows
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in Scotland

Windows
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -2 140 £35,000 -1.40% 22
Edinburgh -1 132 £37,500 -2.59% 17
Stirling +14 15 £50,000 +78.57%
North Lanarkshire +5 8 £25,000 -42.52%
Aberdeen +12 6 £28,750 -28.12% 2
West Lothian +4 5 £20,000 -50.00%
Fife -6 5 £15,000 -50.00% 1
Inverclyde - 4 £17,500 - 1
South Lanarkshire - 3 £30,000 -
South Ayrshire +1 2 £60,000 - 3
Renfrewshire -3 2 £30,000 +25.00% 3
Lanarkshire - 2 £38,655 -
Dundee +7 1 £34,253 -37.72% 1
Falkirk - 1 - -
Windows
UK

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Windows.

1 262 (39.16%) Microsoft
2 261 (39.01%) Windows Server
3 224 (33.48%) Active Directory
4 202 (30.19%) Linux
5 177 (26.46%) VMware
6 166 (24.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 157 (23.47%) SQL
8 141 (21.08%) SQL Server
8 141 (21.08%) VMware Infrastructure
9 140 (20.93%) Finance
10 129 (19.28%) Windows Server 2008
11 127 (18.98%) Degree
12 124 (18.54%) MS Excel
13 121 (18.09%) Agile Software Development
14 120 (17.94%) Unix
15 114 (17.04%) ITIL
16 110 (16.44%) C#
17 102 (15.25%) Microsoft Azure
18 100 (14.95%) DNS
19 98 (14.65%) SLA
19 98 (14.65%) SAN
19 98 (14.65%) Hyper-V
20 95 (14.20%) SCCM
21 93 (13.90%) MS Exchange
22 92 (13.75%) Firewall
23 89 (13.30%) Java
24 81 (12.11%) DHCP
25 80 (11.96%) Windows Server 2003
26 79 (11.81%) Cisco
27 75 (11.21%) Windows 7

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 93 (13.90%) MS Exchange
2 37 (5.53%) IIS
3 35 (5.23%) SharePoint
4 25 (3.74%) Exchange Server 2010
5 23 (3.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 18 (2.69%) Exchange Server 2007
7 16 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2013
8 15 (2.24%) JBoss
9 13 (1.94%) CMS
10 11 (1.64%) Skype for Business
10 11 (1.64%) Tomcat
11 8 (1.20%) Apache
12 7 (1.05%) WebSphere
13 6 (0.90%) Apache ServiceMix
14 5 (0.75%) SAS
15 4 (0.60%) Cloud Foundry
15 4 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
16 3 (0.45%) Jetty
16 3 (0.45%) Umbraco
16 3 (0.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 124 (18.54%) MS Excel
2 64 (9.57%) MS Office
3 8 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.90%) MS Project
5 3 (0.45%) InfoPath
5 3 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (1.79%) Markit EDM
1 12 (1.79%) MultiFonds
1 12 (1.79%) thinkFolio
2 3 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.45%) Eikon
2 3 (0.45%) RMDS
2 3 (0.45%) Sage CRM
3 2 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.30%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 1 (0.15%) Magento
4 1 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.15%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 102 (15.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 53 (7.92%) Office 365
3 51 (7.62%) Amazon AWS
4 32 (4.78%) IaaS
5 31 (4.63%) Amazon EC2
6 29 (4.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 27 (4.04%) Amazon S3
7 27 (4.04%) PaaS
8 8 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (0.90%) SaaS
10 4 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (0.60%) Heroku
11 2 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.30%) Google Compute Engine
12 1 (0.15%) Bluemix
12 1 (0.15%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 100 (14.95%) DNS
2 98 (14.65%) SAN
3 92 (13.75%) Firewall
4 81 (12.11%) DHCP
5 58 (8.67%) WAN
6 56 (8.37%) LAN
7 52 (7.77%) TCP/IP
8 25 (3.74%) VPN
9 16 (2.39%) VoIP
10 13 (1.94%) Wireless
11 12 (1.79%) Multicast
12 8 (1.20%) LDAP
13 7 (1.05%) BGP
13 7 (1.05%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (1.05%) VLAN
13 7 (1.05%) WebEx
14 6 (0.90%) Internet
14 6 (0.90%) NAS
14 6 (0.90%) Network Security
15 5 (0.75%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (21.08%) SQL Server
2 22 (3.29%) Relational Database
3 21 (3.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (2.99%) NoSQL
4 20 (2.99%) RDBMS
5 17 (2.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 16 (2.39%) MySQL
7 15 (2.24%) SQL Server 2012
8 14 (2.09%) PostgreSQL
8 14 (2.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (1.20%) Oracle Database
10 7 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (0.90%) MongoDB
11 6 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (0.75%) Base SAS
12 5 (0.75%) MS Access
12 5 (0.75%) OLAP
12 5 (0.75%) Oracle OLAP
12 5 (0.75%) SAS EBI
12 5 (0.75%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 31 (4.63%) Subversion
2 26 (3.89%) Eclipse
3 23 (3.44%) Xcode
4 19 (2.84%) Jenkins
5 18 (2.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 17 (2.54%) JIRA
7 16 (2.39%) Git (software)
8 11 (1.64%) Selenium
9 10 (1.49%) JUnit
9 10 (1.49%) Visual Studio
10 8 (1.20%) gulp
11 7 (1.05%) Maven
12 5 (0.75%) Bugzilla
12 5 (0.75%) FogBugz
12 5 (0.75%) JBehave
12 5 (0.75%) TestNG
12 5 (0.75%) WebDriver
13 4 (0.60%) Hudson
14 3 (0.45%) Cucumber
14 3 (0.45%) SpecFlow
General
1 140 (20.93%) Finance
2 48 (7.17%) Banking
3 22 (3.29%) Games
4 16 (2.39%) Investment Banking
5 15 (2.24%) Financial Institution
6 14 (2.09%) Legal
6 14 (2.09%) Retail
7 12 (1.79%) Private Banking
8 11 (1.64%) Manufacturing
9 10 (1.49%) Back Office
9 10 (1.49%) Publishing
9 10 (1.49%) Telecoms
10 7 (1.05%) French Language
10 7 (1.05%) German Language
10 7 (1.05%) Marketing
10 7 (1.05%) Spanish Language
11 3 (0.45%) Front Office
12 2 (0.30%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.30%) Law
13 1 (0.15%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 111 (16.59%) Analyst
2 105 (15.70%) Developer
3 79 (11.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 49 (7.32%) Support Analyst
5 46 (6.88%) Support Engineer
6 39 (5.83%) Administrator
7 35 (5.23%) IT Engineer
8 31 (4.63%) Consultant
9 29 (4.33%) Windows Engineer
10 25 (3.74%) Systems Administrator
11 24 (3.59%) C# Developer
12 23 (3.44%) Mobile Developer
13 22 (3.29%) Software Engineer
14 21 (3.14%) Applications Developer
15 20 (2.99%) Infrastructure Consultant
15 20 (2.99%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
15 20 (2.99%) Service Analyst
16 19 (2.84%) Architect
16 19 (2.84%) Cloud Developer
16 19 (2.84%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (9.27%) .NET
2 56 (8.37%) CSS
3 53 (7.92%) HTML
4 46 (6.88%) HTML5
5 44 (6.58%) CSS3
6 38 (5.68%) RESTful
7 33 (4.93%) REST
8 31 (4.63%) XML
9 30 (4.48%) Web Services
10 29 (4.33%) AngularJS
10 29 (4.33%) jQuery
10 29 (4.33%) PhoneGap
11 28 (4.19%) Apache Cordova
12 27 (4.04%) Sass
13 17 (2.54%) JSON
13 17 (2.54%) Spring
14 16 (2.39%) ASP.NET
14 16 (2.39%) Ionic Framework
15 15 (2.24%) WPF
16 13 (1.94%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 62 (9.27%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (5.98%) Data Centre
3 35 (5.23%) Computer Science
4 30 (4.48%) Visualisation
5 28 (4.19%) Hybrid Cloud
6 23 (3.44%) Mobile App
7 20 (2.99%) Clustering
7 20 (2.99%) Virtual Team
8 19 (2.84%) Management Information System
9 18 (2.69%) Derivative
10 17 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
11 14 (2.09%) Grid Computing
12 12 (1.79%) Equity Derivative
12 12 (1.79%) Mainframe
13 11 (1.64%) OTC Derivatives
14 10 (1.49%) Public Cloud
14 10 (1.49%) User Experience
15 8 (1.20%) AS400
15 8 (1.20%) Driving Licence
16 7 (1.05%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 261 (39.01%) Windows Server
2 202 (30.19%) Linux
3 166 (24.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 129 (19.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 120 (17.94%) Unix
6 80 (11.96%) Windows Server 2003
7 75 (11.21%) Windows 7
8 50 (7.47%) Android
9 46 (6.88%) Apple iOS
10 28 (4.19%) Windows 8
11 27 (4.04%) Windows XP
12 19 (2.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 17 (2.54%) Mac OS X
14 14 (2.09%) Solaris
15 6 (0.90%) Windows 10
15 6 (0.90%) Windows Mobile
16 5 (0.75%) AIX
17 4 (0.60%) CentOS
17 4 (0.60%) Windows 2000
18 3 (0.45%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (18.09%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (17.04%) ITIL
3 72 (10.76%) TDD
4 64 (9.57%) SDLC
5 59 (8.82%) Service Delivery
6 53 (7.92%) Project Management
7 51 (7.62%) BDD
8 42 (6.28%) OO
9 41 (6.13%) Scrum
10 38 (5.68%) Configuration Management
10 38 (5.68%) Continuous Integration
10 38 (5.68%) Software Engineering
11 36 (5.38%) DevOps
12 35 (5.23%) Analytics
12 35 (5.23%) Unit Testing
13 33 (4.93%) Load Balancing
14 32 (4.78%) Performance Monitoring
15 29 (4.33%) Change Management
16 28 (4.19%) Business Continuity
16 28 (4.19%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 157 (23.47%) SQL
2 110 (16.44%) C#
3 89 (13.30%) Java
4 65 (9.72%) PowerShell
5 39 (5.83%) C++
6 36 (5.38%) Python
7 35 (5.23%) JavaScript
8 33 (4.93%) Perl
9 23 (3.44%) Apple Swift
10 21 (3.14%) PHP
11 17 (2.54%) Ruby
12 15 (2.24%) Bash Shell
12 15 (2.24%) VBScript
13 13 (1.94%) C
14 12 (1.79%) T-SQL
15 11 (1.64%) Shell Script
16 9 (1.35%) VBA
17 8 (1.20%) Objective-C
17 8 (1.20%) VC++
18 6 (0.90%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 127 (18.98%) Degree
2 33 (4.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (2.54%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (2.54%) MCSE
4 16 (2.39%) Security Cleared
5 15 (2.24%) CCNA
5 15 (2.24%) SC Cleared
6 12 (1.79%) MCSA
7 8 (1.20%) HND
7 8 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (1.05%) MCITP
8 7 (1.05%) MCP
9 6 (0.90%) CISSP
9 6 (0.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 5 (0.75%) CCNP
10 5 (0.75%) ISEB
10 5 (0.75%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.60%) PMI Certification
11 4 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (0.45%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (14.65%) SLA
2 22 (3.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (2.54%) QA
4 3 (0.45%) COBIT
5 2 (0.30%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.15%) ISO22301
System Software
1 224 (33.48%) Active Directory
2 141 (21.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 98 (14.65%) Hyper-V
4 32 (4.78%) Docker
5 28 (4.19%) vSphere
6 18 (2.69%) XenApp
7 9 (1.35%) XenDesktop
8 6 (0.90%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (0.75%) VMware ESX
10 4 (0.60%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 4 (0.60%) Virtual Desktop
10 4 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (0.45%) MetaFrame
11 3 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.30%) Forefront TMG
12 2 (0.30%) KVM
12 2 (0.30%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.30%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 95 (14.20%) SCCM
2 54 (8.07%) SCOM
3 27 (4.04%) Kubernetes
3 27 (4.04%) Mesos
4 22 (3.29%) Puppet
5 16 (2.39%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (1.20%) Ansible
6 8 (1.20%) Microsoft Clustering
7 7 (1.05%) Norton AntiVirus
8 6 (0.90%) Tivoli
9 5 (0.75%) Backup Exec
9 5 (0.75%) EMC NetWorker
10 4 (0.60%) Cisco CUCM
10 4 (0.60%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 4 (0.60%) McAfee ePO
10 4 (0.60%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 4 (0.60%) vRealize
11 3 (0.45%) HP Operations Orchestration
11 3 (0.45%) ITRS Geneos
11 3 (0.45%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 262 (39.16%) Microsoft
2 177 (26.46%) VMware
3 79 (11.81%) Cisco
4 73 (10.91%) Oracle
5 56 (8.37%) Citrix
6 52 (7.77%) HP
7 43 (6.43%) IBM
8 37 (5.53%) Dell
9 30 (4.48%) Red Hat
10 28 (4.19%) Sybase
11 27 (4.04%) EMC
12 23 (3.44%) Adobe
12 23 (3.44%) Kaspersky
12 23 (3.44%) Reuters
13 20 (2.99%) Bloomberg
13 20 (2.99%) Fidessa
14 18 (2.69%) Symantec
15 17 (2.54%) Apple
16 16 (2.39%) Siemens
16 16 (2.39%) WatchGuard
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