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 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 18 20 16
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 324 315 409
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.51% 10.19% 10.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.94% 43.99% 45.04%
Number of salaries quoted 193 189 300
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £26,425
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £36,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
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
636 716 908
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 22.60% 23.16% 23.44%
Number of salaries quoted 357 426 580
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £24,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £55,000 £59,500
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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +5 143 £35,000 - 17
Edinburgh -4 126 £36,750 -3.92% 14
Stirling +6 12 £48,750 -2.50%
North Lanarkshire +4 12 £25,000 -42.52%
Fife +4 6 £15,000 -46.42%
Aberdeen +9 5 £24,500 -39.50% 2
Inverclyde - 5 £17,000 - 2
West Lothian +2 4 £20,000 -23.07% 1
Renfrewshire +3 2 £30,000 +62.16% 2
Argyll and Bute -1 2 £26,500 -3.63%
Falkirk - 2 £19,000 - 1
Lanarkshire - 1 £32,309 - 1
Roxburghshire - 1 £40,000 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £30,000 -
Scottish Borders - 1 - -
Windows
UK

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 278 (41.31%) Microsoft
2 250 (37.15%) Windows Server
3 214 (31.80%) Active Directory
4 198 (29.42%) Linux
5 170 (25.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 169 (25.11%) SQL
7 163 (24.22%) VMware
8 143 (21.25%) SQL Server
9 139 (20.65%) Degree
10 134 (19.91%) VMware Infrastructure
11 133 (19.76%) MS Excel
12 131 (19.47%) Finance
13 124 (18.42%) Unix
14 123 (18.28%) Windows Server 2008
15 119 (17.68%) C#
15 119 (17.68%) Agile Software Development
16 115 (17.09%) ITIL
17 106 (15.75%) SAN
17 106 (15.75%) DNS
17 106 (15.75%) Microsoft Azure
18 97 (14.41%) MS Exchange
19 93 (13.82%) SLA
19 93 (13.82%) SCCM
20 91 (13.52%) Firewall
21 90 (13.37%) DHCP
22 89 (13.22%) Java
23 78 (11.59%) Windows Server 2003
24 77 (11.44%) Hyper-V
25 76 (11.29%) Oracle
25 76 (11.29%) Cisco

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 97 (14.41%) MS Exchange
2 44 (6.54%) IIS
3 28 (4.16%) Exchange Server 2010
4 27 (4.01%) SharePoint
5 20 (2.97%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 16 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
7 15 (2.23%) JBoss
7 15 (2.23%) Tomcat
8 14 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
9 11 (1.63%) CMS
10 10 (1.49%) Apache ServiceMix
10 10 (1.49%) Skype for Business
10 10 (1.49%) WebSphere
11 9 (1.34%) Apache
12 7 (1.04%) Jetty
12 7 (1.04%) WebLogic
12 7 (1.04%) WebSphere Application Server
13 5 (0.74%) SAS
14 4 (0.59%) MS Project Server
14 4 (0.59%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 133 (19.76%) MS Excel
2 67 (9.96%) MS Office
3 8 (1.19%) MS Project
4 6 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.59%) InfoPath
5 4 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.15%) Revit
Business Applications
1 12 (1.78%) Markit EDM
1 12 (1.78%) MultiFonds
1 12 (1.78%) thinkFolio
2 6 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.45%) Eikon
3 3 (0.45%) RMDS
3 3 (0.45%) Sage CRM
4 2 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.30%) Infor SunSystems
4 2 (0.30%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 2 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.15%) Magento
5 1 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.15%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 106 (15.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 54 (8.02%) Amazon AWS
3 52 (7.73%) Office 365
4 33 (4.90%) Amazon EC2
5 25 (3.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 23 (3.42%) Amazon S3
6 23 (3.42%) IaaS
6 23 (3.42%) PaaS
7 15 (2.23%) SaaS
8 10 (1.49%) Heroku
9 8 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
10 5 (0.74%) Google Compute Engine
11 1 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.15%) Bluemix
11 1 (0.15%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 106 (15.75%) DNS
1 106 (15.75%) SAN
2 91 (13.52%) Firewall
3 90 (13.37%) DHCP
4 59 (8.77%) LAN
5 58 (8.62%) WAN
6 49 (7.28%) TCP/IP
7 26 (3.86%) VPN
8 16 (2.38%) VoIP
9 12 (1.78%) Multicast
9 12 (1.78%) Wireless
10 11 (1.63%) Cisco IOS
10 11 (1.63%) Internet
11 10 (1.49%) BGP
11 10 (1.49%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (1.34%) VLAN
13 8 (1.19%) OSPF
14 7 (1.04%) SSL
15 6 (0.89%) HTTP
15 6 (0.89%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (21.25%) SQL Server
2 22 (3.27%) Relational Database
3 21 (3.12%) RDBMS
4 19 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 18 (2.67%) MySQL
5 18 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
6 16 (2.38%) NoSQL
6 16 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (2.23%) SQL Server 2012
8 13 (1.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 11 (1.63%) Oracle Database
10 10 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
11 8 (1.19%) Hadoop
12 7 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (0.89%) MongoDB
13 6 (0.89%) MS Access
14 5 (0.74%) Base SAS
14 5 (0.74%) OLAP
14 5 (0.74%) Oracle OLAP
14 5 (0.74%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 29 (4.31%) Subversion
2 22 (3.27%) Eclipse
3 20 (2.97%) JIRA
3 20 (2.97%) Xcode
4 19 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 18 (2.67%) Jenkins
6 17 (2.53%) Git (software)
7 13 (1.93%) Selenium
8 12 (1.78%) Visual Studio
9 10 (1.49%) JUnit
10 8 (1.19%) gulp
11 7 (1.04%) Cucumber
11 7 (1.04%) Maven
12 5 (0.74%) JBehave
12 5 (0.74%) TestNG
12 5 (0.74%) WebDriver
13 4 (0.59%) Hudson
13 4 (0.59%) TeamCity
14 3 (0.45%) IntelliJ
14 3 (0.45%) MSI
General
1 131 (19.47%) Finance
2 47 (6.98%) Banking
3 21 (3.12%) Games
4 15 (2.23%) Financial Institution
4 15 (2.23%) Marketing
5 14 (2.08%) Legal
5 14 (2.08%) Retail
6 13 (1.93%) Back Office
6 13 (1.93%) Investment Banking
6 13 (1.93%) Manufacturing
7 12 (1.78%) Private Banking
8 9 (1.34%) Publishing
8 9 (1.34%) Telecoms
9 6 (0.89%) French Language
9 6 (0.89%) German Language
9 6 (0.89%) Spanish Language
10 3 (0.45%) Front Office
11 2 (0.30%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.30%) Electronics
11 2 (0.30%) Law
Job Titles
1 111 (16.49%) Developer
2 105 (15.60%) Analyst
3 78 (11.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 52 (7.73%) Support Analyst
5 47 (6.98%) Support Engineer
6 43 (6.39%) Administrator
7 39 (5.79%) IT Engineer
8 31 (4.61%) Software Engineer
9 30 (4.46%) Consultant
10 28 (4.16%) C# Developer
11 26 (3.86%) Windows Engineer
12 25 (3.71%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
13 21 (3.12%) Service Analyst
14 20 (2.97%) Infrastructure Consultant
14 20 (2.97%) Mobile Developer
14 20 (2.97%) Systems Administrator
15 18 (2.67%) Applications Developer
15 18 (2.67%) Applications Support
15 18 (2.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
15 18 (2.67%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (10.70%) .NET
2 51 (7.58%) CSS
3 44 (6.54%) HTML
4 40 (5.94%) Web Services
5 39 (5.79%) HTML5
5 39 (5.79%) XML
6 37 (5.50%) CSS3
7 36 (5.35%) RESTful
8 34 (5.05%) REST
9 29 (4.31%) AngularJS
10 25 (3.71%) Sass
11 24 (3.57%) jQuery
11 24 (3.57%) PhoneGap
12 23 (3.42%) Apache Cordova
13 21 (3.12%) JSON
14 20 (2.97%) ASP.NET
15 18 (2.67%) Spring
16 15 (2.23%) WPF
17 13 (1.93%) Ionic Framework
18 12 (1.78%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 59 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (6.24%) Data Centre
3 37 (5.50%) Computer Science
4 29 (4.31%) Clustering
5 26 (3.86%) Visualisation
6 24 (3.57%) Hybrid Cloud
7 23 (3.42%) Management Information System
8 18 (2.67%) Derivative
8 18 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
8 18 (2.67%) Mobile App
9 16 (2.38%) Grid Computing
10 13 (1.93%) User Experience
11 12 (1.78%) Equity Derivative
12 11 (1.63%) OTC Derivatives
13 10 (1.49%) Public Cloud
14 9 (1.34%) Mainframe
15 8 (1.19%) AS400
15 8 (1.19%) Driving Licence
16 7 (1.04%) Algorithms
16 7 (1.04%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 250 (37.15%) Windows Server
2 198 (29.42%) Linux
3 170 (25.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 124 (18.42%) Unix
5 123 (18.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 78 (11.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 73 (10.85%) Windows 7
8 46 (6.84%) Android
9 42 (6.24%) Apple iOS
10 28 (4.16%) Windows XP
11 26 (3.86%) Windows 8
12 22 (3.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 17 (2.53%) Solaris
14 13 (1.93%) Mac OS X
15 8 (1.19%) AIX
15 8 (1.19%) Windows 10
16 4 (0.59%) CentOS
16 4 (0.59%) Windows 2000
16 4 (0.59%) Windows Mobile
17 3 (0.45%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (17.68%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (17.09%) ITIL
3 70 (10.40%) TDD
4 64 (9.51%) Project Management
5 63 (9.36%) SDLC
6 54 (8.02%) Service Delivery
7 48 (7.13%) BDD
8 44 (6.54%) Scrum
9 43 (6.39%) OO
10 36 (5.35%) Load Balancing
11 35 (5.20%) Change Management
11 35 (5.20%) Continuous Integration
11 35 (5.20%) High Availability
11 35 (5.20%) Software Engineering
12 34 (5.05%) Configuration Management
13 32 (4.75%) Analytics
13 32 (4.75%) Unit Testing
14 30 (4.46%) Business Continuity
15 28 (4.16%) DevOps
15 28 (4.16%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 169 (25.11%) SQL
2 119 (17.68%) C#
3 89 (13.22%) Java
4 66 (9.81%) PowerShell
5 42 (6.24%) C++
6 37 (5.50%) JavaScript
7 36 (5.35%) Python
8 35 (5.20%) Perl
9 21 (3.12%) Ruby
10 20 (2.97%) Apple Swift
10 20 (2.97%) PHP
11 16 (2.38%) T-SQL
12 14 (2.08%) Bash Shell
12 14 (2.08%) Shell Script
13 13 (1.93%) VBScript
14 12 (1.78%) C
15 9 (1.34%) VBA
16 8 (1.19%) Objective-C
16 8 (1.19%) VB.NET
16 8 (1.19%) VC++
Qualifications
1 139 (20.65%) Degree
2 31 (4.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (2.82%) Security Cleared
4 18 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (2.67%) MCSE
5 16 (2.38%) CCNA
5 16 (2.38%) SC Cleared
6 13 (1.93%) MCSA
7 11 (1.63%) HND
8 8 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (1.04%) CCNP
9 7 (1.04%) CISSP
9 7 (1.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 6 (0.89%) MCP
11 5 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (0.59%) JNCIA
12 4 (0.59%) PMI Certification
12 4 (0.59%) SANS
13 3 (0.45%) MCITP
14 2 (0.30%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (13.82%) SLA
2 24 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.34%) QA
4 3 (0.45%) COBIT
5 2 (0.30%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.15%) ISO22301
System Software
1 214 (31.80%) Active Directory
2 134 (19.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 77 (11.44%) Hyper-V
4 29 (4.31%) vSphere
5 28 (4.16%) Docker
6 15 (2.23%) XenApp
7 8 (1.19%) VMware ESX
7 8 (1.19%) XenDesktop
8 5 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (0.45%) MetaFrame
10 2 (0.30%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 2 (0.30%) KVM
10 2 (0.30%) NFS
10 2 (0.30%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.30%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.15%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.15%) iptables
11 1 (0.15%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 93 (13.82%) SCCM
2 56 (8.32%) SCOM
3 23 (3.42%) Kubernetes
3 23 (3.42%) Mesos
4 16 (2.38%) Puppet
5 12 (1.78%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (1.19%) EMC NetWorker
6 8 (1.19%) Norton AntiVirus
7 7 (1.04%) Ansible
8 6 (0.89%) Tivoli
9 5 (0.74%) McAfee ePO
10 3 (0.45%) Backup Exec
10 3 (0.45%) Cisco CUCM
10 3 (0.45%) Control-M
10 3 (0.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 3 (0.45%) HP Operations Orchestration
10 3 (0.45%) ITRS Geneos
10 3 (0.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 3 (0.45%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 3 (0.45%) vRealize
Vendors
1 278 (41.31%) Microsoft
2 163 (24.22%) VMware
3 76 (11.29%) Cisco
3 76 (11.29%) Oracle
4 52 (7.73%) HP
5 51 (7.58%) Citrix
6 45 (6.69%) IBM
7 42 (6.24%) Dell
7 42 (6.24%) Red Hat
8 31 (4.61%) EMC
9 29 (4.31%) Sybase
10 26 (3.86%) Kaspersky
11 23 (3.42%) Reuters
12 21 (3.12%) Adobe
12 21 (3.12%) Symantec
13 20 (2.97%) Bloomberg
13 20 (2.97%) Fidessa
13 20 (2.97%) Siemens
13 20 (2.97%) WatchGuard
14 17 (2.53%) Cegedim Rx
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £32000.00 - £36000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum Negotiable + Bonus + Shift Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 32k - 42k + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hamilton, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £26000.00 - £36000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent plus outstanding benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
FPSG Connect
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Kilmarnock, Ayrshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: Up to £16,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Pro DBA Ltd
Salary: Commensurate with experience + Pension + Health Care
Posted: 2 days ago
Ayrshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South Ayrshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Borders
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30k - 40k + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Candidate Source
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + excellent progression, training
Posted: 3 days ago
Scotland
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
TDA Group
Salary: £43000 - £48000 per annum + Bonus +28 Days Holiday
Posted: 5 days ago
Scotland
Search Consultancy
Salary: DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Smarter Grid Solutions
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Falkirk
Cathcart Associates
Posted: 16 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: Negotiable salary + Car
Posted: 2 days ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Caiman ITS Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Glasgow
TDA Group
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Greenock
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £16000.00 - £18000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cognizant
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent training, certificates
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
TDA Group
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus +28 Days Holiday
Posted: 12 days ago
Glasgow
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £21000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Aberdeen
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago