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

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 18 17 16
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 330 366 438
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.51% 11.48% 11.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 49.03% 45.30% 49.21%
Number of salaries quoted 201 226 302
Median salary £38,670 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.48% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,750 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £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
673 808 890
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 23.47% 25.34% 24.26%
Number of salaries quoted 390 482 556
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 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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 July 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 July 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 +2 136 £38,750 +9.92% 16
Edinburgh 0 132 £38,000 +8.57% 12
Stirling +15 16 £50,000 +78.57%
West Lothian +10 10 £22,500 -46.42% 6
Fife -3 9 £36,250 +5.07% 1
South Ayrshire +1 4 £60,000 - 2
South Lanarkshire - 4 £31,250 - 1
North Lanarkshire +3 3 £27,500 -36.78%
Aberdeen 0 3 £43,000 +11.68%
Inverclyde - 3 £18,000 -
Renfrewshire -3 2 £43,750 +82.29% 2
Lanarkshire - 2 £45,000 - 1
Dundee +8 1 £34,253 -37.72%
Scottish Borders -1 1 £30,000 - 1
Falkirk -5 1 - -
Windows
UK

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 284 (42.58%) Windows Server
2 253 (37.93%) Microsoft
3 232 (34.78%) Active Directory
4 201 (30.13%) Linux
5 190 (28.49%) VMware
6 171 (25.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 152 (22.79%) VMware Infrastructure
7 152 (22.79%) SQL
8 149 (22.34%) SQL Server
9 138 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
10 125 (18.74%) Finance
11 124 (18.59%) Agile Software Development
12 120 (17.99%) ITIL
12 120 (17.99%) MS Excel
13 114 (17.09%) Unix
14 112 (16.79%) Hyper-V
15 111 (16.64%) Degree
16 107 (16.04%) SLA
17 106 (15.89%) C#
17 106 (15.89%) Microsoft Azure
18 101 (15.14%) Firewall
19 97 (14.54%) DNS
20 94 (14.09%) SAN
21 93 (13.94%) MS Exchange
21 93 (13.94%) SCCM
22 84 (12.59%) Cisco
23 83 (12.44%) Java
24 81 (12.14%) Oracle
25 79 (11.84%) DHCP
26 78 (11.69%) 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 93 (13.94%) MS Exchange
2 38 (5.70%) IIS
2 38 (5.70%) SharePoint
3 24 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2010
4 20 (3.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 15 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2007
5 15 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2013
5 15 (2.25%) Skype for Business
6 14 (2.10%) CMS
7 8 (1.20%) JBoss
7 8 (1.20%) Tomcat
8 7 (1.05%) Apache
8 7 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (0.90%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.75%) SAS
11 4 (0.60%) Cloud Foundry
11 4 (0.60%) nginx
11 4 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
12 3 (0.45%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 120 (17.99%) MS Excel
2 63 (9.45%) MS Office
3 8 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.90%) MS Project
5 2 (0.30%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.30%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (1.65%) Markit EDM
1 11 (1.65%) MultiFonds
1 11 (1.65%) 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%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.30%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.15%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 1 (0.15%) Magento
4 1 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.15%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 106 (15.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 53 (7.95%) Office 365
3 52 (7.80%) Amazon AWS
4 35 (5.25%) IaaS
5 29 (4.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 29 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
5 29 (4.35%) Amazon S3
5 29 (4.35%) PaaS
6 10 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (1.35%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.30%) SaaS
9 1 (0.15%) Bluemix
9 1 (0.15%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 101 (15.14%) Firewall
2 97 (14.54%) DNS
3 94 (14.09%) SAN
4 79 (11.84%) DHCP
5 58 (8.70%) WAN
6 56 (8.40%) LAN
7 55 (8.25%) TCP/IP
8 29 (4.35%) VoIP
9 27 (4.05%) VPN
10 13 (1.95%) Wireless
11 11 (1.65%) CTI
11 11 (1.65%) Multicast
12 9 (1.35%) WebEx
13 8 (1.20%) LDAP
14 7 (1.05%) Ethernet
14 7 (1.05%) Skype
14 7 (1.05%) VLAN
15 6 (0.90%) BGP
15 6 (0.90%) Cisco ASA
15 6 (0.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (22.34%) SQL Server
2 24 (3.60%) NoSQL
3 23 (3.45%) Relational Database
4 20 (3.00%) RDBMS
5 18 (2.70%) MySQL
5 18 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 17 (2.55%) Oracle Database
6 17 (2.55%) SQL Server 2012
7 15 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (1.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
10 10 (1.50%) MongoDB
10 10 (1.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (0.90%) Big Data
12 5 (0.75%) Base SAS
12 5 (0.75%) OLAP
12 5 (0.75%) Oracle OLAP
12 5 (0.75%) SAS EBI
12 5 (0.75%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 3 (0.45%) Informix
Development Applications
1 30 (4.50%) Eclipse
2 27 (4.05%) Subversion
3 20 (3.00%) Xcode
4 17 (2.55%) Git (software)
5 14 (2.10%) Jenkins
5 14 (2.10%) Team Foundation Server
6 13 (1.95%) Visual Studio
7 12 (1.80%) JIRA
8 11 (1.65%) JUnit
9 9 (1.35%) Maven
9 9 (1.35%) Selenium
10 5 (0.75%) Bugzilla
10 5 (0.75%) FogBugz
10 5 (0.75%) gulp
10 5 (0.75%) JBehave
10 5 (0.75%) TestNG
10 5 (0.75%) WebDriver
11 3 (0.45%) Ant
11 3 (0.45%) IntelliJ
11 3 (0.45%) MSI
General
1 125 (18.74%) Finance
2 46 (6.90%) Banking
3 22 (3.30%) Games
4 16 (2.40%) Investment Banking
5 14 (2.10%) Financial Institution
6 13 (1.95%) Legal
7 12 (1.80%) Manufacturing
8 11 (1.65%) Private Banking
8 11 (1.65%) Retail
9 10 (1.50%) Back Office
10 9 (1.35%) French Language
10 9 (1.35%) German Language
10 9 (1.35%) Spanish Language
10 9 (1.35%) Telecoms
11 6 (0.90%) Publishing
12 4 (0.60%) Marketing
13 3 (0.45%) Electronics
13 3 (0.45%) Front Office
14 2 (0.30%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.30%) Law
Job Titles
1 98 (14.69%) Analyst
2 93 (13.94%) Developer
3 80 (11.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 46 (6.90%) Support Engineer
5 41 (6.15%) Administrator
6 34 (5.10%) Support Analyst
7 33 (4.95%) Windows Engineer
8 31 (4.65%) IT Engineer
9 29 (4.35%) Consultant
10 28 (4.20%) Architect
10 28 (4.20%) Systems Administrator
11 21 (3.15%) Cloud Developer
11 21 (3.15%) Server Engineer
11 21 (3.15%) Software Engineer
12 20 (3.00%) Applications Developer
12 20 (3.00%) Mobile Developer
13 19 (2.85%) Infrastructure Consultant
13 19 (2.85%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
13 19 (2.85%) Windows Server Engineer
14 18 (2.70%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (9.00%) .NET
2 53 (7.95%) CSS
3 52 (7.80%) HTML
4 46 (6.90%) HTML5
5 43 (6.45%) CSS3
6 35 (5.25%) RESTful
7 31 (4.65%) jQuery
7 31 (4.65%) REST
8 27 (4.05%) PhoneGap
9 26 (3.90%) Apache Cordova
10 25 (3.75%) AngularJS
10 25 (3.75%) Web Services
11 24 (3.60%) Sass
11 24 (3.60%) XML
12 23 (3.45%) ASP.NET
13 14 (2.10%) WCF
14 13 (1.95%) Ionic Framework
15 12 (1.80%) Spring
16 11 (1.65%) SOAP
16 11 (1.65%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 60 (9.00%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (6.30%) Data Centre
3 34 (5.10%) Visualisation
4 30 (4.50%) Hybrid Cloud
5 26 (3.90%) Computer Science
6 25 (3.75%) Mobile App
7 22 (3.30%) Virtual Team
8 18 (2.70%) Clustering
9 16 (2.40%) Derivative
10 15 (2.25%) Management Information System
11 12 (1.80%) Grid Computing
12 11 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
12 11 (1.65%) Equity Derivative
12 11 (1.65%) IVR
12 11 (1.65%) Mainframe
13 10 (1.50%) Driving Licence
13 10 (1.50%) OTC Derivatives
14 8 (1.20%) Client/Server
14 8 (1.20%) Public Cloud
15 7 (1.05%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 284 (42.58%) Windows Server
2 201 (30.13%) Linux
3 171 (25.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 138 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 114 (17.09%) Unix
6 78 (11.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 72 (10.79%) Windows 7
8 46 (6.90%) Android
9 43 (6.45%) Apple iOS
10 29 (4.35%) Windows 8
11 25 (3.75%) Windows XP
12 19 (2.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 18 (2.70%) Mac OS X
14 13 (1.95%) Solaris
15 10 (1.50%) Windows 10
16 7 (1.05%) Windows Mobile
16 7 (1.05%) Windows Vista
17 5 (0.75%) Windows 2000 Server
18 4 (0.60%) AIX
18 4 (0.60%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (18.59%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (17.99%) ITIL
3 74 (11.09%) Service Delivery
4 72 (10.79%) TDD
5 59 (8.85%) SDLC
6 54 (8.10%) BDD
7 43 (6.45%) DevOps
7 43 (6.45%) Scrum
7 43 (6.45%) Software Engineering
8 42 (6.30%) OO
9 41 (6.15%) Configuration Management
9 41 (6.15%) Project Management
10 40 (6.00%) Continuous Integration
11 39 (5.85%) Analytics
11 39 (5.85%) Performance Monitoring
12 33 (4.95%) Load Balancing
13 32 (4.80%) SOA
13 32 (4.80%) Software Distribution
13 32 (4.80%) Unit Testing
14 29 (4.35%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 152 (22.79%) SQL
2 106 (15.89%) C#
3 83 (12.44%) Java
4 69 (10.34%) PowerShell
5 47 (7.05%) C++
6 42 (6.30%) JavaScript
7 41 (6.15%) Python
8 33 (4.95%) Perl
9 21 (3.15%) PHP
10 20 (3.00%) Apple Swift
11 15 (2.25%) Bash Shell
11 15 (2.25%) C
12 13 (1.95%) Ruby
13 12 (1.80%) T-SQL
13 12 (1.80%) VBScript
14 10 (1.50%) PL/SQL
15 9 (1.35%) Shell Script
15 9 (1.35%) VBA
16 7 (1.05%) VC++
17 5 (0.75%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 111 (16.64%) Degree
2 30 (4.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (3.00%) SC Cleared
3 20 (3.00%) Security Cleared
4 19 (2.85%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (2.55%) CCNA
5 17 (2.55%) MCSE
6 16 (2.40%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (1.50%) MCSA
8 9 (1.35%) MCP
9 7 (1.05%) HND
9 7 (1.05%) MCITP
10 6 (0.90%) CISSP
10 6 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (0.75%) CCNP
11 5 (0.75%) ISEB
11 5 (0.75%) ISTQB
12 4 (0.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 3 (0.45%) PMI Certification
13 3 (0.45%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (16.04%) SLA
2 22 (3.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (2.85%) QA
4 3 (0.45%) COBIT
5 2 (0.30%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.15%) ISO22301
System Software
1 232 (34.78%) Active Directory
2 152 (22.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 112 (16.79%) Hyper-V
4 34 (5.10%) Docker
5 25 (3.75%) vSphere
6 17 (2.55%) XenApp
7 7 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (0.90%) Virtual Desktop
8 6 (0.90%) XenDesktop
9 5 (0.75%) BitLocker
9 5 (0.75%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (0.60%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 4 (0.60%) VMware ESX
11 3 (0.45%) ISA Server
11 3 (0.45%) Terminal Server
11 3 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.30%) Firmware
12 2 (0.30%) Forefront TMG
12 2 (0.30%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 93 (13.94%) SCCM
2 49 (7.35%) SCOM
3 29 (4.35%) Kubernetes
3 29 (4.35%) Mesos
4 20 (3.00%) Puppet
5 17 (2.55%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (1.20%) Cisco CUCM
7 7 (1.05%) Ansible
8 6 (0.90%) Microsoft Clustering
8 6 (0.90%) Tivoli
9 5 (0.75%) Backup Exec
9 5 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
10 4 (0.60%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 4 (0.60%) vRealize
11 3 (0.45%) HP Operations Orchestration
11 3 (0.45%) Microsoft Intune
11 3 (0.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 3 (0.45%) Tivoli Monitoring
11 3 (0.45%) WSUS
12 2 (0.30%) Control-M
Vendors
1 253 (37.93%) Microsoft
2 190 (28.49%) VMware
3 84 (12.59%) Cisco
4 81 (12.14%) Oracle
5 57 (8.55%) HP
6 52 (7.80%) Citrix
7 39 (5.85%) IBM
8 33 (4.95%) Dell
9 30 (4.50%) EMC
10 25 (3.75%) Sybase
11 24 (3.60%) Kaspersky
11 24 (3.60%) Red Hat
12 20 (3.00%) Adobe
12 20 (3.00%) Reuters
13 18 (2.70%) CheckPoint
14 17 (2.55%) Bloomberg
14 17 (2.55%) Fidessa
14 17 (2.55%) Juniper
15 16 (2.40%) Apple
15 16 (2.40%) WatchGuard
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