Period
to 26 May 2018

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 6 months to 26 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Scotland > Aberdeen
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 7 11
Rank change year-on-year -1 +4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 13 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 13.27% 17.74% 11.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 81.25% 78.57% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 9 19 6
Aberdeen median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +92.31% -30.67%
10th Percentile £40,200 £36,950 £21,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £65,000 £44,000
Scotland median annual salary £35,000 £37,750 £39,125
% change year-on-year -7.28% -3.51% +4.33%

Windows is in the Operating Systems category. The following 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.

All Operating Systems
Aberdeen
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 16 14 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 16.33% 22.58% 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 12 13 6
Aberdeen median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.16% +82.69% -30.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £31,300 £21,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £58,100 £44,000
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Aberdeen

Job postings citing Windows as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen.

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 6 months to 26 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 26 May 2018, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Aberdeen region with a requirement for Windows.

1 6 (46.15%) OpenGL
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
1 6 (46.15%) C++
1 6 (46.15%) MFC
1 6 (46.15%) Risk Management
1 6 (46.15%) 3D Graphics
1 6 (46.15%) Mathematics
1 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
1 6 (46.15%) Algorithms
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server
2 5 (38.46%) SharePoint
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) DNS
3 4 (30.77%) DHCP
3 4 (30.77%) VMware
3 4 (30.77%) Advertising
3 4 (30.77%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (23.08%) ERP
4 3 (23.08%) SQL
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (15.38%) CSS
5 2 (15.38%) HTML
5 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 2 (15.38%) C#
5 2 (15.38%) .NET
5 2 (15.38%) Firewall
6 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (7.69%) MVC
6 1 (7.69%) XAML
6 1 (7.69%) Telecoms

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 (38.46%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) DHCP
1 4 (30.77%) DNS
2 2 (15.38%) Firewall
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (7.69%) LAN
3 1 (7.69%) Skype
3 1 (7.69%) VoIP
3 1 (7.69%) VPN
3 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (7.69%) Power BI
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
1 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (30.77%) Advertising
2 1 (7.69%) Automotive
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Developer
2 7 (53.85%) Software Developer
3 6 (46.15%) C++ Developer
3 6 (46.15%) C++ Software Developer
4 4 (30.77%) Analyst
4 4 (30.77%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (30.77%) Senior Support Analyst
4 4 (30.77%) Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (7.69%) HTML Developer
5 1 (7.69%) IT Director
5 1 (7.69%) Principal Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Principal Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) MFC
1 6 (46.15%) OpenGL
2 2 (15.38%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) CSS
2 2 (15.38%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.69%) ADO.NET
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (7.69%) Classic ASP
3 1 (7.69%) CSS3
3 1 (7.69%) Entity Framework
3 1 (7.69%) HTML5
3 1 (7.69%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (7.69%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) WinForms
3 1 (7.69%) XML
3 1 (7.69%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) 3D Graphics
1 6 (46.15%) Algorithms
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows Server
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Mathematics
1 6 (46.15%) Risk Management
1 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
2 3 (23.08%) ERP
3 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.69%) CRM
3 1 (7.69%) DevOps
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile Development
3 1 (7.69%) MVC
3 1 (7.69%) People Management
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) C++
2 3 (23.08%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) C#
3 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
4 1 (7.69%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) Avaya
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix
3 1 (7.69%) CommVault
3 1 (7.69%) Google
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Salesforce.com