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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 15 15 13
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 275 406 524
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.06% 12.32% 14.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 51.02% 47.37% 53.91%
Number of salaries quoted 187 235 337
Median salary £38,670 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.11% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £25,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,300 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +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
539 857 972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 21.67% 26.00% 26.70%
Number of salaries quoted 367 485 580
Median salary £40,000 £38,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,479
% change year-on-year
- +2.79%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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
Edinburgh -8 106 £40,000 +14.28% 11
Glasgow +4 101 £40,000 - 25
West Lothian +5 17 £28,500 -25.97% 2
Stirling +11 9 £33,000 -2.94%
Fife +6 9 £33,250 +23.14%
South Lanarkshire - 9 £38,000 -
Renfrewshire +2 6 £33,500 -4.28% 4
South Ayrshire - 4 £60,000 -
Inverclyde - 3 £20,000 -
Aberdeen -10 2 £36,750 +26.72%
West Dunbartonshire +3 1 £35,000 -10.25%
Moray +3 1 - -
Falkirk +2 1 £39,000 +41.81%
North Lanarkshire +1 1 £50,000 +60.00%
Dundee +1 1 - - 2
Scottish Borders -1 1 £30,000 -
Perth and Kinross - 1 £40,000 -
Lanarkshire - 1 £45,000 -
Midlothian - 1 £27,500 -
Windows
UK

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 235 (38.97%) Windows Server
2 210 (34.83%) Microsoft
3 206 (34.16%) Active Directory
4 195 (32.34%) Linux
5 167 (27.69%) VMware
6 143 (23.71%) SQL
7 133 (22.06%) Windows Server 2008
8 127 (21.06%) Windows Server 2012
9 124 (20.56%) VMware Infrastructure
10 122 (20.23%) Unix
11 121 (20.07%) SQL Server
12 118 (19.57%) Finance
13 115 (19.07%) Agile Software Development
14 103 (17.08%) Hyper-V
15 93 (15.42%) MS Excel
16 87 (14.43%) Degree
17 85 (14.10%) Microsoft Azure
18 83 (13.76%) C#
19 81 (13.43%) Java
20 80 (13.27%) ITIL
21 79 (13.10%) Firewall
22 78 (12.94%) Service Delivery
22 78 (12.94%) Oracle
23 75 (12.44%) PowerShell
24 70 (11.61%) MS Exchange
25 69 (11.44%) Cisco
26 68 (11.28%) DNS
27 65 (10.78%) SLA
28 64 (10.61%) SAN
28 64 (10.61%) Windows Server 2003

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 70 (11.61%) MS Exchange
2 34 (5.64%) IIS
3 30 (4.98%) SharePoint
4 23 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2010
5 21 (3.48%) Skype for Business
6 16 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2013
7 14 (2.32%) CMS
8 13 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2007
9 11 (1.82%) WebSphere
10 8 (1.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 8 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
10 8 (1.33%) WebSphere Application Server
11 7 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
11 7 (1.16%) JBoss
12 5 (0.83%) IBM Domino
12 5 (0.83%) SAS
12 5 (0.83%) Tomcat
13 4 (0.66%) Apache
13 4 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2003
13 4 (0.66%) nginx
Applications
1 93 (15.42%) MS Excel
2 36 (5.97%) MS Office
3 6 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.66%) MS Project
5 2 (0.33%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.17%) Revit
6 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.50%) Eikon
1 3 (0.50%) RMDS
2 2 (0.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (0.33%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.17%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 85 (14.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 60 (9.95%) Amazon AWS
3 47 (7.79%) Office 365
4 37 (6.14%) IaaS
5 31 (5.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 31 (5.14%) Amazon EC2
5 31 (5.14%) Amazon S3
5 31 (5.14%) PaaS
6 13 (2.16%) Azure Active Directory
7 6 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.83%) SaaS
9 2 (0.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 2 (0.33%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 79 (13.10%) Firewall
2 68 (11.28%) DNS
3 64 (10.61%) SAN
4 48 (7.96%) DHCP
5 40 (6.63%) TCP/IP
5 40 (6.63%) WAN
6 37 (6.14%) LAN
7 35 (5.80%) VoIP
8 19 (3.15%) VPN
9 16 (2.65%) Skype
10 13 (2.16%) Wireless
11 11 (1.82%) CTI
11 11 (1.82%) LDAP
11 11 (1.82%) WebEx
12 10 (1.66%) Internet
12 10 (1.66%) NAS
13 7 (1.16%) Ethernet
14 4 (0.66%) VLAN
15 3 (0.50%) BGP
15 3 (0.50%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (20.07%) SQL Server
2 33 (5.47%) NoSQL
3 24 (3.98%) SQL Server 2008
4 23 (3.81%) SQL Server 2012
5 17 (2.82%) Oracle Database
6 12 (1.99%) MySQL
6 12 (1.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (1.82%) MongoDB
8 9 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (1.33%) Hadoop
9 8 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (1.16%) Relational Database
11 6 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (1.00%) Big Data
12 5 (0.83%) Base SAS
12 5 (0.83%) Oracle OLAP
12 5 (0.83%) SAS EBI
12 5 (0.83%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 5 (0.83%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 17 (2.82%) Eclipse
2 15 (2.49%) Git (software)
2 15 (2.49%) Subversion
3 13 (2.16%) Maven
3 13 (2.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (2.16%) Visual Studio
4 12 (1.99%) JUnit
5 10 (1.66%) Jenkins
6 8 (1.33%) Selenium
6 8 (1.33%) Xcode
7 7 (1.16%) Ant
8 6 (1.00%) JIRA
9 5 (0.83%) Bugzilla
9 5 (0.83%) FogBugz
9 5 (0.83%) JBehave
9 5 (0.83%) TestNG
9 5 (0.83%) WebDriver
10 4 (0.66%) SpecFlow
11 3 (0.50%) IntelliJ
12 2 (0.33%) NUnit
General
1 118 (19.57%) Finance
2 37 (6.14%) Banking
3 15 (2.49%) Games
4 11 (1.82%) French Language
4 11 (1.82%) German Language
4 11 (1.82%) Manufacturing
4 11 (1.82%) Spanish Language
5 8 (1.33%) Retail
6 7 (1.16%) Publishing
7 6 (1.00%) Back Office
7 6 (1.00%) Legal
8 5 (0.83%) Financial Institution
8 5 (0.83%) Investment Banking
8 5 (0.83%) Marketing
9 4 (0.66%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.50%) Front Office
11 2 (0.33%) Electronics
11 2 (0.33%) Law
11 2 (0.33%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 99 (16.42%) Analyst
2 70 (11.61%) Developer
3 62 (10.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 55 (9.12%) Support Engineer
5 39 (6.47%) Architect
6 36 (5.97%) Administrator
6 36 (5.97%) Support Analyst
6 36 (5.97%) Windows Engineer
7 27 (4.48%) Systems Administrator
8 26 (4.31%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 22 (3.65%) Senior Analyst
10 21 (3.48%) Cloud Developer
11 20 (3.32%) Cloud Engineer
11 20 (3.32%) Server Engineer
12 19 (3.15%) Field Engineer
12 19 (3.15%) Software Engineer
13 18 (2.99%) Consultant
13 18 (2.99%) Field Support Engineer
13 18 (2.99%) Security Engineer
13 18 (2.99%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (9.45%) HTML
2 50 (8.29%) .NET
3 41 (6.80%) CSS
4 38 (6.30%) HTML5
5 33 (5.47%) CSS3
6 32 (5.31%) jQuery
7 27 (4.48%) REST
8 24 (3.98%) RESTful
9 23 (3.81%) ASP.NET
10 21 (3.48%) AngularJS
11 16 (2.65%) PhoneGap
12 15 (2.49%) Spring
13 14 (2.32%) Apache Cordova
14 13 (2.16%) Web Services
14 13 (2.16%) XML
15 11 (1.82%) Sass
15 11 (1.82%) VXML
16 10 (1.66%) WCF
17 9 (1.49%) ASP.NET MVC
17 9 (1.49%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 37 (6.14%) Data Centre
2 36 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (5.47%) Hybrid Cloud
3 33 (5.47%) Visualisation
4 27 (4.48%) Computer Science
5 24 (3.98%) Virtual Team
6 20 (3.32%) Clustering
7 18 (2.99%) Mobile App
8 13 (2.16%) Management Information System
9 12 (1.99%) Replication
10 11 (1.82%) Driving Licence
10 11 (1.82%) IVR
11 9 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (1.49%) Mainframe
12 8 (1.33%) Client/Server
12 8 (1.33%) Mathematics
13 7 (1.16%) User Experience
14 6 (1.00%) Derivative
14 6 (1.00%) EMC VNX
14 6 (1.00%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 235 (38.97%) Windows Server
2 195 (32.34%) Linux
3 133 (22.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 127 (21.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 122 (20.23%) Unix
6 64 (10.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 49 (8.13%) Windows 7
8 36 (5.97%) Android
9 33 (5.47%) Apple iOS
10 27 (4.48%) Windows XP
11 20 (3.32%) Solaris
12 18 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 18 (2.99%) Windows 8
13 16 (2.65%) Windows 10
14 13 (2.16%) AIX
14 13 (2.16%) Mac OS X
15 9 (1.49%) Windows Mobile
15 9 (1.49%) Windows Vista
16 7 (1.16%) CentOS
16 7 (1.16%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (19.07%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (13.27%) ITIL
3 78 (12.94%) Service Delivery
4 55 (9.12%) TDD
5 51 (8.46%) DevOps
6 50 (8.29%) Software Engineering
7 48 (7.96%) Configuration Management
8 47 (7.79%) SDLC
9 43 (7.13%) Analytics
10 42 (6.97%) BDD
11 38 (6.30%) Performance Monitoring
12 35 (5.80%) Scrum
13 34 (5.64%) Disaster Recovery
13 34 (5.64%) OO
13 34 (5.64%) Software Distribution
14 33 (5.47%) SOA
15 31 (5.14%) Continuous Integration
16 30 (4.98%) Machine Learning
16 30 (4.98%) Service Management
17 29 (4.81%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 143 (23.71%) SQL
2 83 (13.76%) C#
3 81 (13.43%) Java
4 75 (12.44%) PowerShell
5 50 (8.29%) JavaScript
6 48 (7.96%) Python
7 35 (5.80%) C++
8 32 (5.31%) Perl
9 18 (2.99%) Ruby
10 14 (2.32%) VBScript
11 13 (2.16%) PHP
12 12 (1.99%) Bash Shell
13 11 (1.82%) C
13 11 (1.82%) PL/SQL
14 8 (1.33%) Apple Swift
14 8 (1.33%) T-SQL
15 5 (0.83%) Delphi
15 5 (0.83%) Shell Script
15 5 (0.83%) VBA
16 2 (0.33%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 87 (14.43%) Degree
2 33 (5.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 26 (4.31%) SC Cleared
3 26 (4.31%) Security Cleared
4 20 (3.32%) MCSE
5 18 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (2.82%) CCNA
7 13 (2.16%) ITIL Certification
8 10 (1.66%) MCSA
9 8 (1.33%) MCITP
9 8 (1.33%) MCP
10 7 (1.16%) CISSP
11 5 (0.83%) HND
11 5 (0.83%) ISEB
11 5 (0.83%) ISTQB
12 4 (0.66%) CCNP
12 4 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (0.50%) CISA
14 2 (0.33%) JNCIA
14 2 (0.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (10.78%) SLA
2 22 (3.65%) QA
3 7 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.17%) COBIT
4 1 (0.17%) ISO22301
4 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 206 (34.16%) Active Directory
2 124 (20.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 103 (17.08%) Hyper-V
4 33 (5.47%) Docker
5 23 (3.81%) XenApp
6 20 (3.32%) vSphere
7 10 (1.66%) BitLocker
8 7 (1.16%) XenDesktop
9 5 (0.83%) Virtual Desktop
9 5 (0.83%) VMware ESX
10 4 (0.66%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 4 (0.66%) Squid
10 4 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (0.50%) Firmware
11 3 (0.50%) ISA Server
11 3 (0.50%) MetaFrame
11 3 (0.50%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.33%) Forefront TMG
12 2 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 59 (9.78%) SCCM
2 33 (5.47%) SCOM
3 31 (5.14%) Kubernetes
3 31 (5.14%) Mesos
4 22 (3.65%) Puppet
5 19 (3.15%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (1.33%) Microsoft Intune
7 7 (1.16%) Ansible
8 6 (1.00%) Microsoft Clustering
8 6 (1.00%) Tivoli
9 5 (0.83%) Backup Exec
9 5 (0.83%) Cisco CUCM
10 4 (0.66%) NetBackup
10 4 (0.66%) SolarWinds Orion
10 4 (0.66%) vRealize
11 3 (0.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 3 (0.50%) McAfee ePO
11 3 (0.50%) Tivoli Monitoring
11 3 (0.50%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 3 (0.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 210 (34.83%) Microsoft
2 167 (27.69%) VMware
3 78 (12.94%) Oracle
4 69 (11.44%) Cisco
5 62 (10.28%) Citrix
6 35 (5.80%) HP
7 24 (3.98%) EMC
8 22 (3.65%) CheckPoint
9 21 (3.48%) F5
9 21 (3.48%) Red Hat
10 18 (2.99%) Blue Coat
10 18 (2.99%) Juniper
11 16 (2.65%) IBM
12 15 (2.49%) Dell
13 11 (1.82%) Genesys
13 11 (1.82%) Kaspersky
13 11 (1.82%) Trend Micro
14 9 (1.49%) Adobe
14 9 (1.49%) Symantec
15 7 (1.16%) Sun
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Salary: £26586.00 per annum
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Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Health Care, Life Insurance, Bonus
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Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
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Salary: £26000 per annum
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Salary: £17000.00 - £23000.00 per annum + benefits + Shift allowance
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Salary: £17k - 17.5k per year + Pension
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Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
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Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension
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Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
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Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
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Salary: From £40,000 to £47,000 per annum
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Glasgow, Lanarkshire
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Salary: From £38,000 to £44,000 per annum
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Salary: £32000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
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Renfrewshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £32000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Ayrshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £47,000 per annum
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FPSG Connect
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
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Renfrewshire
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Salary: £42000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
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Salary: £45000 per annum
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