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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 14 15 15
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 268 395 438
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.29% 12.73% 13.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 55.37% 48.11% 53.87%
Number of salaries quoted 181 245 273
Median salary £39,000 £41,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.87% +17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,201 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +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
484 821 813
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 20.39% 26.46% 25.57%
Number of salaries quoted 326 476 496
Median salary £40,000 £41,250 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.03% +11.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 +1 116 £41,500 +1.21% 15
Edinburgh +1 111 £37,500 -13.79% 19
Renfrewshire - 10 £41,500 -
West Lothian +2 9 £40,000 -5.88%
Inverclyde +1 5 £43,500 - 1
North Lanarkshire 0 4 £35,000 +22.80% 1
South Lanarkshire -2 3 £24,750 -34.00% 1
Argyll and Bute - 3 £30,500 -
Dundee -2 2 £32,500 -1.51% 1
Fife -3 2 £36,250 -3.33% 4
Scottish Borders - 2 £25,750 - 1
Aberdeen 0 1 £51,500 +126.37% 1
Falkirk -1 1 £22,000 -37.14% 1
Angus - 1 £22,500 -
Moray - 1 - -
Windows
UK

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 240 (41.38%) Windows Server
2 227 (39.14%) Microsoft
3 216 (37.24%) Active Directory
4 171 (29.48%) VMware
5 157 (27.07%) Linux
6 147 (25.34%) Windows Server 2008
7 129 (22.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 125 (21.55%) SQL
9 123 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
10 113 (19.48%) Finance
11 109 (18.79%) SQL Server
12 104 (17.93%) Hyper-V
13 96 (16.55%) Firewall
13 96 (16.55%) PowerShell
14 88 (15.17%) MS Excel
15 87 (15.00%) ITIL
16 86 (14.83%) C#
17 82 (14.14%) Agile Software Development
18 80 (13.79%) Unix
18 80 (13.79%) DNS
19 79 (13.62%) MS Exchange
20 76 (13.10%) Cisco
21 72 (12.41%) Citrix
22 69 (11.90%) Degree
23 66 (11.38%) SCCM
24 65 (11.21%) Microsoft Azure
24 65 (11.21%) Oracle
25 62 (10.69%) SAN
26 59 (10.17%) Windows Server 2003
27 58 (10.00%) .NET

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 79 (13.62%) MS Exchange
2 50 (8.62%) IIS
3 31 (5.34%) SharePoint
4 27 (4.66%) Exchange Server 2010
4 27 (4.66%) Skype for Business
5 17 (2.93%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
7 9 (1.55%) BizTalk Server
7 9 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (1.55%) WebSphere
8 8 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (1.21%) Tomcat
10 6 (1.03%) Apache
10 6 (1.03%) IBM Domino
10 6 (1.03%) JBoss
10 6 (1.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (0.86%) CMS
11 5 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
12 4 (0.69%) Apache Pig
12 4 (0.69%) GemFire
Applications
1 88 (15.17%) MS Excel
2 33 (5.69%) MS Office
3 3 (0.52%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.34%) MS Project
5 1 (0.17%) Doxygen
5 1 (0.17%) Houdini
5 1 (0.17%) Maya
5 1 (0.17%) NUKE
5 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.17%) Revit
5 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.34%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (0.34%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.17%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 65 (11.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 50 (8.62%) Office 365
3 41 (7.07%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (3.45%) IaaS
5 19 (3.28%) Azure Active Directory
6 11 (1.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 11 (1.90%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (1.90%) Amazon S3
6 11 (1.90%) PaaS
6 11 (1.90%) SaaS
7 9 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.52%) G Suite
9 2 (0.34%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.17%) GitHub
10 1 (0.17%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 96 (16.55%) Firewall
2 80 (13.79%) DNS
3 62 (10.69%) SAN
4 55 (9.48%) DHCP
5 46 (7.93%) TCP/IP
6 45 (7.76%) WAN
7 40 (6.90%) LAN
8 28 (4.83%) VPN
9 26 (4.48%) VoIP
10 23 (3.97%) Skype
11 18 (3.10%) NAS
12 14 (2.41%) Wireless
13 13 (2.24%) Internet
14 11 (1.90%) LDAP
15 10 (1.72%) Network Security
16 9 (1.55%) VLAN
17 8 (1.38%) CTI
18 7 (1.21%) Ethernet
19 6 (1.03%) iSCSI
20 4 (0.69%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (18.79%) SQL Server
2 20 (3.45%) MySQL
3 19 (3.28%) NoSQL
4 17 (2.93%) Relational Database
5 16 (2.76%) SQL Server 2012
6 15 (2.59%) Oracle Database
7 14 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (1.90%) Hadoop
8 11 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (1.55%) MongoDB
10 8 (1.38%) Big Data
10 8 (1.38%) Oracle Reports
10 8 (1.38%) SQL Server 2014
11 7 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (0.86%) RDBMS
14 4 (0.69%) Apache Hive
14 4 (0.69%) Flink
14 4 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (2.24%) Git (software)
2 12 (2.07%) Eclipse
3 11 (1.90%) Jenkins
3 11 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (1.90%) Visual Studio
4 8 (1.38%) Maven
5 6 (1.03%) JIRA
6 5 (0.86%) Ant
6 5 (0.86%) Moq
6 5 (0.86%) MSTest
6 5 (0.86%) NUnit
6 5 (0.86%) Rhino Mocks
6 5 (0.86%) Subversion
7 4 (0.69%) Bugzilla
7 4 (0.69%) FogBugz
7 4 (0.69%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (0.52%) Selenium
9 2 (0.34%) GCC
9 2 (0.34%) Gradle
9 2 (0.34%) Vagrant
General
1 113 (19.48%) Finance
2 31 (5.34%) Banking
3 10 (1.72%) Manufacturing
4 9 (1.55%) Games
5 8 (1.38%) Back Office
5 8 (1.38%) Legal
5 8 (1.38%) Publishing
6 5 (0.86%) Electronics
6 5 (0.86%) Retail
7 4 (0.69%) French Language
7 4 (0.69%) German Language
7 4 (0.69%) Investment Banking
7 4 (0.69%) Marketing
7 4 (0.69%) Spanish Language
8 3 (0.52%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.34%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.34%) Law
9 2 (0.34%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 97 (16.72%) Analyst
2 68 (11.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 51 (8.79%) Support Engineer
4 48 (8.28%) Developer
5 40 (6.90%) Support Analyst
6 38 (6.55%) Architect
7 34 (5.86%) Administrator
8 27 (4.66%) Systems Administrator
9 26 (4.48%) Consultant
9 26 (4.48%) Senior Analyst
9 26 (4.48%) Windows Engineer
10 25 (4.31%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 25 (4.31%) Security Engineer
11 24 (4.14%) IT Analyst
11 24 (4.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 24 (4.14%) Software Engineer
12 23 (3.97%) Infrastructure Support
13 22 (3.79%) IT Support
14 20 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support
15 19 (3.28%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (10.00%) .NET
2 39 (6.72%) HTML
3 29 (5.00%) ASP.NET
4 18 (3.10%) CSS
5 16 (2.76%) jQuery
6 15 (2.59%) Web Services
7 14 (2.41%) AngularJS
7 14 (2.41%) REST
8 13 (2.24%) HTML5
8 13 (2.24%) WPF
9 10 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (1.72%) XML
10 9 (1.55%) CSS3
11 8 (1.38%) VXML
11 8 (1.38%) WinForms
12 7 (1.21%) RESTful
12 7 (1.21%) WCF
13 6 (1.03%) Castle Windsor
13 6 (1.03%) PhoneGap
13 6 (1.03%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 37 (6.38%) Data Centre
2 28 (4.83%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (4.83%) Computer Science
3 21 (3.62%) Replication
4 19 (3.28%) Clustering
5 14 (2.41%) Hybrid Cloud
6 11 (1.90%) Management Information System
7 10 (1.72%) Driving Licence
7 10 (1.72%) Virtual Team
8 9 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (1.55%) Visualisation
9 8 (1.38%) IVR
10 7 (1.21%) Mobile App
10 7 (1.21%) Public Cloud
11 6 (1.03%) Data Extraction
11 6 (1.03%) EMC VNX
11 6 (1.03%) Inversion of Control
11 6 (1.03%) iPhone
11 6 (1.03%) Mathematics
11 6 (1.03%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 240 (41.38%) Windows Server
2 157 (27.07%) Linux
3 147 (25.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 129 (22.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 80 (13.79%) Unix
6 59 (10.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 43 (7.41%) Windows 7
8 32 (5.52%) Windows 10
9 25 (4.31%) Android
10 21 (3.62%) Apple iOS
10 21 (3.62%) Windows XP
11 20 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 17 (2.93%) Solaris
13 15 (2.59%) Windows 8
14 14 (2.41%) AIX
15 13 (2.24%) Windows 2000
16 11 (1.90%) CentOS
17 10 (1.72%) Mac OS X
17 10 (1.72%) OpenVMS
18 9 (1.55%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (15.00%) ITIL
2 82 (14.14%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (9.48%) DevOps
4 54 (9.31%) Service Delivery
5 44 (7.59%) Software Engineering
6 31 (5.34%) Continuous Improvement
6 31 (5.34%) Service Management
7 30 (5.17%) Disaster Recovery
8 26 (4.48%) TDD
9 25 (4.31%) Configuration Management
9 25 (4.31%) ITIL V3
9 25 (4.31%) Scrum
9 25 (4.31%) SDLC
10 24 (4.14%) OO
11 23 (3.97%) Continuous Integration
12 22 (3.79%) MVC
12 22 (3.79%) Presales
12 22 (3.79%) SOA
13 21 (3.62%) Change Management
14 19 (3.28%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 125 (21.55%) SQL
2 96 (16.55%) PowerShell
3 86 (14.83%) C#
4 57 (9.83%) Java
5 49 (8.45%) JavaScript
6 42 (7.24%) Python
7 33 (5.69%) C++
8 27 (4.66%) VBScript
9 23 (3.97%) Perl
10 20 (3.45%) Ruby
11 19 (3.28%) Bash Shell
12 12 (2.07%) VB
13 11 (1.90%) C
14 10 (1.72%) PL/SQL
15 6 (1.03%) Delphi
16 5 (0.86%) VB.NET
17 4 (0.69%) Korn
17 4 (0.69%) PHP
17 4 (0.69%) Shell Script
17 4 (0.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 69 (11.90%) Degree
2 29 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (3.45%) SC Cleared
3 20 (3.45%) Security Cleared
4 14 (2.41%) MCSE
5 13 (2.24%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (1.90%) CCNA
6 11 (1.90%) HND
6 11 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (1.03%) MCITP
7 6 (1.03%) MCSA
8 5 (0.86%) CISSP
8 5 (0.86%) MCP
8 5 (0.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (0.69%) ISEB
9 4 (0.69%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.34%) CCA
10 2 (0.34%) CCNP
10 2 (0.34%) CEH
10 2 (0.34%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (6.90%) SLA
2 17 (2.93%) QA
3 5 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.52%) COBIT
5 2 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.34%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 216 (37.24%) Active Directory
2 123 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 104 (17.93%) Hyper-V
4 34 (5.86%) vSphere
5 33 (5.69%) XenApp
6 15 (2.59%) BitLocker
6 15 (2.59%) Docker
7 10 (1.72%) ISA Server
8 7 (1.21%) Firmware
9 6 (1.03%) NFS
9 6 (1.03%) Samba
9 6 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (1.03%) XenDesktop
10 4 (0.69%) Apache Flume
10 4 (0.69%) MetaFrame
10 4 (0.69%) Squid
10 4 (0.69%) Virtual Desktop
10 4 (0.69%) VMware ESX
11 3 (0.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (0.52%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 66 (11.38%) SCCM
2 29 (5.00%) Puppet
3 27 (4.66%) SCOM
4 26 (4.48%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (2.24%) Microsoft Intune
6 11 (1.90%) Kubernetes
6 11 (1.90%) Mesos
7 8 (1.38%) SolarWinds Orion
8 6 (1.03%) Ansible
8 6 (1.03%) Microsoft Clustering
8 6 (1.03%) Norton AntiVirus
9 5 (0.86%) Backup Exec
10 4 (0.69%) McAfee ePO
10 4 (0.69%) NetBackup
11 3 (0.52%) Nagios
12 2 (0.34%) Capistrano
12 2 (0.34%) MOM
12 2 (0.34%) NetIQ Identity Manager
12 2 (0.34%) SCVMM
12 2 (0.34%) yum
Vendors
1 227 (39.14%) Microsoft
2 171 (29.48%) VMware
3 76 (13.10%) Cisco
4 72 (12.41%) Citrix
5 65 (11.21%) Oracle
6 37 (6.38%) HP
7 21 (3.62%) EMC
8 19 (3.28%) CheckPoint
9 18 (3.10%) Dell
10 16 (2.76%) Red Hat
11 12 (2.07%) F5
11 12 (2.07%) IBM
12 11 (1.90%) Symantec
13 10 (1.72%) SolarWinds
14 8 (1.38%) Blue Coat
14 8 (1.38%) Genesys
14 8 (1.38%) Intel Security
14 8 (1.38%) Juniper
15 6 (1.03%) Lotus
15 6 (1.03%) Sourcefire
Fife
Reed Technology
Salary: £39000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Posted: 9 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £31000 per annum + DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: 16 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 12 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Salary: Pensions, Healthcare, Bonus, etc.
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Varied role, progression
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: 16 hours ago
Scotland
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
East Kilbride
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Inverclyde
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £32000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Fife
Search Consultancy
Salary: Shift Allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Falkirk
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Posted: 22 days ago
Scottish Borders
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Posted: 21 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £33000 - £39200 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago