The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Windows 7 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 7
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 76 77
Rank change year-on-year -15 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 4 22 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.36% 1.63% 2.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.65% 10.14% 8.82%
Number of salaries quoted 3 16 12
Median salary £25,000 £36,250 £23,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.03% +52.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,750 £18,150
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £60,000 £29,050
UK excluding London median salary £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
% change year-on-year - +3.77%  

Windows 7 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 Edinburgh with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 243 217 306
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 21.66% 16.11% 22.65%
Number of salaries quoted 149 143 194
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +19.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,750 £54,400 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Windows 7 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 7 in Edinburgh

Windows 7
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows 7 in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for Windows 7 in Edinburgh

Windows 7
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 7 in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows 7 in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing Windows 7 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (66.67%) MS Office
2 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 11 (61.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (61.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (55.56%) Windows Server
4 10 (55.56%) Active Directory
4 10 (55.56%) MS Exchange
5 7 (38.89%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (33.33%) Windows 8
6 6 (33.33%) SCCM
7 5 (27.78%) Degree
7 5 (27.78%) VMware
7 5 (27.78%) VPN
7 5 (27.78%) Thin Client
7 5 (27.78%) Terminal Services
7 5 (27.78%) Fat Client
8 4 (22.22%) Hyper-V
8 4 (22.22%) Cisco
8 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
8 4 (22.22%) SQL
9 3 (16.67%) Linux
9 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (16.67%) Windows 10
9 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
10 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
10 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
10 2 (11.11%) Virtual Environments

Windows 7
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 10 (55.56%) MS Exchange
2 7 (38.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (5.56%) IIS
4 1 (5.56%) JBoss
Applications
1 12 (66.67%) MS Office
2 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Bloomberg TOMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) VPN
2 2 (11.11%) Firewall
2 2 (11.11%) LAN
2 2 (11.11%) WAN
3 1 (5.56%) DHCP
3 1 (5.56%) DNS
3 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) DB2
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) InstallShield
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) German Language
1 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) IT Support
2 6 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) IT Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Technical Support
4 4 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) 2nd Line Technical Support
4 4 (22.22%) 2nd Line Technical Support Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) IT Support Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Technical Support Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) Help Desk Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) IT Technician
6 2 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 2 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Technical Support
6 2 (11.11%) Desktop Support
6 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support
6 2 (11.11%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Fat Client
1 5 (27.78%) Thin Client
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (61.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (55.56%) Windows Server
4 6 (33.33%) Windows 8
5 3 (16.67%) Linux
5 3 (16.67%) Windows 10
6 1 (5.56%) Android
6 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
6 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
1 2 (11.11%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (5.56%) Application Packaging
2 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
2 1 (5.56%) Chat Support
2 1 (5.56%) High Availability
2 1 (5.56%) Investment Management
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (5.56%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (5.56%) Service Management
2 1 (5.56%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 5 (27.78%) Terminal Services
3 4 (22.22%) Hyper-V
4 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (5.56%) BitLocker
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (5.56%) XenApp
5 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) VMware
3 4 (22.22%) Cisco
4 1 (5.56%) 3Com
4 1 (5.56%) Apple
4 1 (5.56%) Bloomberg
4 1 (5.56%) Charles River
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix
4 1 (5.56%) Dell
4 1 (5.56%) FactSet
4 1 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) Intel Security
4 1 (5.56%) Mitel
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.56%) Reuters
4 1 (5.56%) Sophos
4 1 (5.56%) Xerox