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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
UK / Scotland
Rank 18 17 15
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 209 367 371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 9.21% 12.36% 11.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.34% 51.11% 49.47%
Number of salaries quoted 145 251 225
Median salary £38,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £51,250
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.63%

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
461 718 750
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 20.31% 24.18% 23.58%
Number of salaries quoted 292 433 448
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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
Edinburgh +1 97 £37,500 -9.09% 15
Glasgow -6 77 £40,000 +3.89% 14
West Lothian +3 9 £27,500 -34.71% 2
Inverclyde -2 6 £38,000 +58.33%
Aberdeen +6 5 £50,000 +25.00%
Renfrewshire -3 4 £41,250 -10.32% 3
North Lanarkshire +3 3 £35,250 - 1
Fife +1 3 £33,250 -
Scottish Borders +1 3 £28,500 +18.75%
South Lanarkshire 0 3 £25,000 -26.47% 1
Stirling +5 1 £30,000 -40.00%
Falkirk +3 1 £22,000 +17.33%
Dundee +2 1 - -
Highlands - 1 £32,500 - 1
Perth and Kinross - 1 £53,000 -
Windows
UK

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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.

1 203 (43.28%) Windows Server
2 180 (38.38%) Active Directory
3 179 (38.17%) Microsoft
4 125 (26.65%) VMware
5 119 (25.37%) Linux
6 118 (25.16%) Windows Server 2008
7 100 (21.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 96 (20.47%) SQL
9 91 (19.40%) Finance
10 90 (19.19%) SQL Server
11 88 (18.76%) VMware Infrastructure
12 79 (16.84%) PowerShell
13 77 (16.42%) Firewall
14 73 (15.57%) Citrix
14 73 (15.57%) MS Exchange
15 72 (15.35%) ITIL
16 67 (14.29%) Cisco
16 67 (14.29%) SCCM
17 66 (14.07%) C#
18 64 (13.65%) MS Excel
18 64 (13.65%) Hyper-V
19 60 (12.79%) Degree
20 59 (12.58%) Windows Server 2003
21 53 (11.30%) Unix
21 53 (11.30%) DNS
22 52 (11.09%) Python
22 52 (11.09%) Agile Software Development
23 49 (10.45%) Java
23 49 (10.45%) SAN
24 48 (10.23%) Microsoft Azure

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 73 (15.57%) MS Exchange
2 36 (7.68%) IIS
3 28 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2010
4 23 (4.90%) Skype for Business
5 16 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2013
5 16 (3.41%) SharePoint
6 15 (3.20%) Apache
6 15 (3.20%) Tomcat
7 11 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2003
8 10 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
9 7 (1.49%) JBoss
10 6 (1.28%) IBM Domino
11 5 (1.07%) Apache Pig
11 5 (1.07%) Apache Spark
11 5 (1.07%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.85%) Confluence
12 4 (0.85%) GemFire
12 4 (0.85%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.64%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 64 (13.65%) MS Excel
2 34 (7.25%) MS Office
3 3 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.43%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.21%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.21%) Doxygen
5 1 (0.21%) Houdini
5 1 (0.21%) Maya
5 1 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.21%) NUKE
5 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (0.64%) Fishtalk
1 3 (0.64%) Q-Pulse
2 2 (0.43%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 48 (10.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (7.68%) Office 365
3 35 (7.46%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (2.56%) Azure Active Directory
4 12 (2.56%) SaaS
5 11 (2.35%) IaaS
6 10 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (1.71%) PaaS
8 7 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (1.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 6 (1.28%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.43%) G Suite
10 2 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.43%) iPaaS
11 1 (0.21%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.21%) GitHub
11 1 (0.21%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.21%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 77 (16.42%) Firewall
2 53 (11.30%) DNS
3 49 (10.45%) SAN
4 45 (9.59%) WAN
5 43 (9.17%) TCP/IP
6 41 (8.74%) LAN
7 35 (7.46%) DHCP
8 31 (6.61%) VPN
9 27 (5.76%) NAS
10 23 (4.90%) Skype
11 13 (2.77%) Internet
12 11 (2.35%) iSCSI
12 11 (2.35%) Network Security
13 10 (2.13%) VLAN
14 5 (1.07%) HTTP
14 5 (1.07%) LDAP
14 5 (1.07%) Wireless
14 5 (1.07%) WLAN
15 4 (0.85%) SSH
16 3 (0.64%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (19.19%) SQL Server
2 24 (5.12%) MySQL
3 15 (3.20%) NoSQL
3 15 (3.20%) Relational Database
4 11 (2.35%) Hadoop
5 8 (1.71%) SQL Server 2014
6 7 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (1.28%) Big Data
7 6 (1.28%) RDBMS
8 5 (1.07%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (1.07%) Apache Hive
8 5 (1.07%) Flink
8 5 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (0.64%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.64%) SQLBase
11 2 (0.43%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (0.43%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 17 (3.62%) Git (software)
1 17 (3.62%) Jenkins
2 9 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (1.71%) Maven
3 8 (1.71%) Subversion
3 8 (1.71%) Visual Studio
4 7 (1.49%) JIRA
5 5 (1.07%) Eclipse
5 5 (1.07%) Moq
5 5 (1.07%) NUnit
6 4 (0.85%) MSI
6 4 (0.85%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (0.64%) Ant
7 3 (0.64%) GCC
7 3 (0.64%) JUnit
7 3 (0.64%) MSTest
7 3 (0.64%) NuGet
7 3 (0.64%) Rhino Mocks
8 2 (0.43%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.43%) Vagrant
General
1 91 (19.40%) Finance
2 19 (4.05%) Banking
3 11 (2.35%) Games
4 9 (1.92%) Retail
5 8 (1.71%) Back Office
5 8 (1.71%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.49%) Electronics
7 6 (1.28%) Legal
8 3 (0.64%) Publishing
9 2 (0.43%) German Language
10 1 (0.21%) French Language
10 1 (0.21%) Marketing
10 1 (0.21%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.21%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 85 (18.12%) Analyst
2 51 (10.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 47 (10.02%) Support Engineer
4 46 (9.81%) Support Analyst
5 37 (7.89%) Developer
6 33 (7.04%) Administrator
7 27 (5.76%) Consultant
7 27 (5.76%) Systems Administrator
8 25 (5.33%) IT Analyst
8 25 (5.33%) Software Engineer
9 24 (5.12%) Infrastructure Support
9 24 (5.12%) IT Support
10 23 (4.90%) IT Engineer
11 19 (4.05%) 2nd Line Support
11 19 (4.05%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 19 (4.05%) Systems Engineer
11 19 (4.05%) Technical Analyst
12 17 (3.62%) Senior Analyst
13 16 (3.41%) IT Support Analyst
13 16 (3.41%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (10.02%) .NET
2 22 (4.69%) HTML
3 18 (3.84%) ASP.NET
4 17 (3.62%) Web Services
5 12 (2.56%) AngularJS
6 10 (2.13%) REST
6 10 (2.13%) XML
7 9 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (1.92%) CSS
8 8 (1.71%) WPF
9 7 (1.49%) LAMP
10 6 (1.28%) .NET Framework
10 6 (1.28%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (1.28%) WinForms
11 5 (1.07%) Elastic Stack
11 5 (1.07%) jQuery
11 5 (1.07%) Kafka
11 5 (1.07%) NumPy
11 5 (1.07%) SciPy
11 5 (1.07%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 37 (7.89%) Data Centre
2 21 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (4.05%) Computer Science
4 17 (3.62%) Management Information System
5 15 (3.20%) Replication
6 9 (1.92%) Hybrid Cloud
6 9 (1.92%) Public Cloud
7 7 (1.49%) Algorithms
7 7 (1.49%) Driving Licence
8 6 (1.28%) Fat Client
8 6 (1.28%) Thin Client
9 5 (1.07%) Blackberry
9 5 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.07%) SCADA
10 4 (0.85%) Clustering
10 4 (0.85%) EMV
10 4 (0.85%) iPhone
10 4 (0.85%) N-Tier
10 4 (0.85%) Taxonomies
11 3 (0.64%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 203 (43.28%) Windows Server
2 119 (25.37%) Linux
3 118 (25.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 100 (21.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 59 (12.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 53 (11.30%) Unix
7 37 (7.89%) Windows 7
8 26 (5.54%) Windows 10
9 20 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 16 (3.41%) Windows XP
11 14 (2.99%) Android
11 14 (2.99%) Solaris
11 14 (2.99%) Windows 2000
12 13 (2.77%) Ubuntu
13 11 (2.35%) Apple iOS
14 9 (1.92%) CentOS
14 9 (1.92%) OpenVMS
15 8 (1.71%) AIX
15 8 (1.71%) Windows 8
16 4 (0.85%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (15.35%) ITIL
2 52 (11.09%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (8.96%) Software Engineering
4 38 (8.10%) DevOps
5 33 (7.04%) Service Delivery
6 23 (4.90%) Configuration Management
7 22 (4.69%) Disaster Recovery
8 21 (4.48%) Continuous Improvement
8 21 (4.48%) Service Management
9 20 (4.26%) SDLC
10 18 (3.84%) Mentoring
10 18 (3.84%) Root Cause Analysis
11 17 (3.62%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (3.62%) OO
11 17 (3.62%) Problem Management
12 15 (3.20%) Stakeholder Management
13 14 (2.99%) ITIL V3
13 14 (2.99%) Virtual Environments
14 13 (2.77%) MVC
14 13 (2.77%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 96 (20.47%) SQL
2 79 (16.84%) PowerShell
3 66 (14.07%) C#
4 52 (11.09%) Python
5 49 (10.45%) Java
6 41 (8.74%) C++
7 25 (5.33%) Perl
8 24 (5.12%) Bash Shell
8 24 (5.12%) VBScript
9 22 (4.69%) C
9 22 (4.69%) JavaScript
10 20 (4.26%) Ruby
11 19 (4.05%) VB
12 5 (1.07%) VB.NET
13 4 (0.85%) Bourne shell
13 4 (0.85%) Delphi
13 4 (0.85%) Embedded C
13 4 (0.85%) Korn
13 4 (0.85%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.64%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 60 (12.79%) Degree
2 25 (5.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (3.20%) MCSE
4 14 (2.99%) SC Cleared
4 14 (2.99%) Security Cleared
5 13 (2.77%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (2.13%) CCNA
7 9 (1.92%) HND
8 8 (1.71%) CREST Certified
9 7 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (1.07%) CCNP
10 5 (1.07%) CISSP
10 5 (1.07%) MCSA
11 3 (0.64%) CCA
11 3 (0.64%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (0.64%) MCITP
12 2 (0.43%) MCP
12 2 (0.43%) NCDA
12 2 (0.43%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.48%) SLA
2 9 (1.92%) QA
3 7 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.64%) COBIT
4 3 (0.64%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.64%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.43%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.21%) HL7
System Software
1 180 (38.38%) Active Directory
2 88 (18.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 64 (13.65%) Hyper-V
4 33 (7.04%) vSphere
5 30 (6.40%) XenApp
6 11 (2.35%) BitLocker
7 10 (2.13%) Firmware
8 9 (1.92%) NFS
9 8 (1.71%) Docker
9 8 (1.71%) ISA Server
9 8 (1.71%) Microsoft App-V
9 8 (1.71%) Samba
9 8 (1.71%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (1.49%) Terminal Server
11 6 (1.28%) Terminal Services
11 6 (1.28%) Virtual Servers
11 6 (1.28%) XenDesktop
12 5 (1.07%) Apache Flume
13 4 (0.85%) MetaFrame
14 3 (0.64%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 67 (14.29%) SCCM
2 28 (5.97%) Puppet
3 27 (5.76%) Opscode Chef
4 23 (4.90%) SCOM
5 13 (2.77%) Ansible
6 10 (2.13%) Microsoft Intune
7 8 (1.71%) Nagios
8 7 (1.49%) SolarWinds Orion
9 6 (1.28%) Docker Swarm
9 6 (1.28%) Kubernetes
9 6 (1.28%) McAfee ePO
9 6 (1.28%) Mesos
9 6 (1.28%) Norton AntiVirus
10 5 (1.07%) Check_MK
10 5 (1.07%) SCVMM
11 4 (0.85%) DameWare
11 4 (0.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 3 (0.64%) Backup Exec
12 3 (0.64%) Microsoft Clustering
12 3 (0.64%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 179 (38.17%) Microsoft
2 125 (26.65%) VMware
3 73 (15.57%) Citrix
4 67 (14.29%) Cisco
5 37 (7.89%) Oracle
6 20 (4.26%) Red Hat
7 17 (3.62%) Symantec
8 15 (3.20%) CheckPoint
9 13 (2.77%) Dell
9 13 (2.77%) HP
10 10 (2.13%) Intel Security
10 10 (2.13%) Riverbed
11 9 (1.92%) Brocade
11 9 (1.92%) EMC
11 9 (1.92%) F5
11 9 (1.92%) Perforce
11 9 (1.92%) Sourcefire
12 8 (1.71%) Apple
12 8 (1.71%) Palo Alto
13 7 (1.49%) Splunk
Edinburgh
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Glasgow
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £19000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Edinburgh
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Glasgow
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £24000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 3 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 5 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + DOE + extensive packackage
Posted: 20 hours ago
Glasgow
British Red Cross
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
TDA Group
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bellshill, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: Excellent rate plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Posted: 20 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £31000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
South Lanarkshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £31000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Edinburgh
TDA Group
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 14 days ago
Livingston
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £48000 per annum + Employee Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Edinburgh
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Leidos
Posted: 16 days ago
Edinburgh
TDA Group
Salary: £45000 - £550000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 24 days ago
Glasgow
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £25000 per annum
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