The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Scotland / Aberdeen
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 10 11
Rank change year-on-year +7 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 5 3 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 21.74% 7.50% 12.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 71.43% 100.00% 93.75%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 13
Median salary £48,750 £26,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +87.50% -30.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £24,800 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £27,200 £43,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,250 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year -0.68% +2.81%  

Windows is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Aberdeen
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 7 3 16
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen 30.43% 7.50% 13.33%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 14
Median salary £48,750 £27,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +77.27% -26.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £24,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £37,500 £27,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Aberdeen

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Aberdeen citing Windows as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Aberdeen

Windows
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows in Aberdeen.

Salary trend for Windows in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Aberdeen region with a requirement for Windows.

1 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (62.50%) ITIL
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 5 (62.50%) SCCM
3 5 (62.50%) Office 365
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (62.50%) Azure Active Directory
3 5 (62.50%) Data Centre
3 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
3 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (62.50%) Skype for Business
3 5 (62.50%) Skype
4 4 (50.00%) ITIL V3
4 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (50.00%) Windows 10
4 4 (50.00%) BitLocker
4 4 (50.00%) SCOM
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (12.50%) vSphere
6 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (12.50%) XenApp
6 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
6 1 (12.50%) SAP Security
6 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
6 1 (12.50%) MS Office

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Aberdeen 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 5 (62.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Azure Active Directory
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (62.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Skype
2 1 (12.50%) DHCP
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SAP BW
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Azure Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Azure Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Office 365 Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Office 365 Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Office 365 Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Pensions Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Systems Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
2 1 (12.50%) EPoS
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Security
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) BitLocker
2 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) vSphere
3 1 (12.50%) XenApp
3 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Intune
1 5 (62.50%) SCCM
2 4 (50.00%) SCOM
3 1 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) VMware
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