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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Scotland / Aberdeen
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 3 15
Rank change year-on-year -7 +12  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 5 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 11.90% 21.88% 5.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.50% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 3
Median salary £46,500 £27,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +69.09% -31.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,800 £23,500 £35,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,650 £49,800 £40,800
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year - +1.35%  

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 8 7 3
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen 19.05% 21.88% 5.17%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 3
Median salary £40,000 £33,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.21% -17.50%  
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

Windows
Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Aberdeen over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) SCCM
2 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (44.44%) Office 365
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (44.44%) Azure Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
3 3 (33.33%) Skype
3 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 3 (33.33%) Skype for Business
3 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 3 (33.33%) SCOM
3 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 3 (33.33%) Degree
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
4 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
4 2 (22.22%) SAP Certification
4 2 (22.22%) SAP BW
4 2 (22.22%) C
4 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL V3
4 2 (22.22%) SAP
4 2 (22.22%) SAP Security
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 10

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 3 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Azure Active Directory
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (44.44%) Office 365
2 1 (11.11%) IaaS
2 1 (11.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Skype
2 1 (11.11%) DHCP
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (11.11%) Electronics
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Azure Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Azure Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Office 365 Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Office 365 Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) C# Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Hardware Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Office 365 Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Pensions Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Project Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Authorisation Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Security and Authorisations Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) VB Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
3 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
3 1 (11.11%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
2 2 (22.22%) Windows 10
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL V3
2 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
2 2 (22.22%) SAP Security
2 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Data Acquisition
3 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C
2 1 (11.11%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) C++
2 1 (11.11%) VB
2 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
1 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (22.22%) SAP Certification
4 1 (11.11%) MCSA
4 1 (11.11%) MCSE
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (22.22%) BitLocker
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (11.11%) vSphere
4 1 (11.11%) XenApp
4 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Intune
1 4 (44.44%) SCCM
2 3 (33.33%) SCOM
3 1 (11.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (11.11%) SCSM
3 1 (11.11%) SCVMM
3 1 (11.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) SAP
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) VMware