Period
to 18 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 18 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 12 19
Rank change year-on-year -8 +7 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 239 353 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 9.50% 13.38% 9.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.90% 60.03% 45.13%
Number of salaries quoted 160 242 145
Edinburgh median annual salary £38,750 £37,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.65% -5.63% +5.26%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,000 £25,400
90th Percentile £70,000 £61,125 £56,250
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +2.56%

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 499 588 483
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 19.84% 22.29% 21.37%
Number of salaries quoted 321 374 350
Edinburgh median annual salary £41,500 £39,250 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.73% -10.80% +12.82%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,500 £26,577
90th Percentile £70,000 £60,000 £58,750
Scotland median annual salary £42,875 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +7.19% -3.61% +3.75%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Edinburgh

Windows
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Windows in Edinburgh

Windows
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Windows.

1 91 (38.08%) Linux
2 86 (35.98%) Degree
3 71 (29.71%) C#
4 70 (29.29%) Microsoft
5 66 (27.62%) Active Directory
6 65 (27.20%) SQL
6 65 (27.20%) Git (software)
7 64 (26.78%) Java
8 61 (25.52%) Finance
9 59 (24.69%) Windows Server
10 57 (23.85%) Continuous Integration
11 56 (23.43%) Microsoft Azure
12 52 (21.76%) .NET
13 51 (21.34%) SQL Server
13 51 (21.34%) Continuous Delivery
14 50 (20.92%) Jenkins
15 49 (20.50%) DevOps
15 49 (20.50%) Software Engineering
16 47 (19.67%) Unix
17 46 (19.25%) Amazon AWS
18 45 (18.83%) Open Source
18 45 (18.83%) C++
19 44 (18.41%) Agile Software Development
20 38 (15.90%) Robotics
20 38 (15.90%) Big Data
20 38 (15.90%) Software Testing
20 38 (15.90%) Numerate Degree
20 38 (15.90%) Innovative Thinking
21 36 (15.06%) VMware
22 34 (14.23%) Windows 10

Windows
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 25 (10.46%) IIS
2 12 (5.02%) MS Exchange
3 7 (2.93%) JBoss
4 5 (2.09%) Apache
4 5 (2.09%) SAS
5 4 (1.67%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.84%) Confluence
6 2 (0.84%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.84%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.84%) WildFly
7 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.42%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 29 (12.13%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.51%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.26%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.42%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.42%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 56 (23.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 46 (19.25%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (12.13%) Google Cloud Platform
4 26 (10.88%) Office 365
5 7 (2.93%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (2.51%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (1.26%) Mimecast
8 3 (1.26%) SaaS
8 3 (1.26%) Serverless
9 2 (0.84%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (0.84%) npm
9 2 (0.84%) NuGet
10 1 (0.42%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 18 (7.53%) Firewall
2 16 (6.69%) DNS
2 16 (6.69%) LAN
3 14 (5.86%) WAN
4 9 (3.77%) DHCP
4 9 (3.77%) SAN
5 6 (2.51%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (2.09%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (1.67%) VoIP
7 4 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (1.26%) Ethernet
8 3 (1.26%) Modbus
8 3 (1.26%) VPN
8 3 (1.26%) Wireshark
9 2 (0.84%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.84%) VLAN
10 1 (0.42%) Broadband
10 1 (0.42%) Internet
10 1 (0.42%) MPLS
10 1 (0.42%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (21.34%) SQL Server
2 38 (15.90%) Big Data
3 20 (8.37%) Data Mining
4 18 (7.53%) GIS
5 7 (2.93%) Relational Database
6 5 (2.09%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (2.09%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 5 (2.09%) SAS EBI
6 5 (2.09%) SAS Visual Analytics
6 5 (2.09%) Star Schema
7 3 (1.26%) MySQL
8 1 (0.42%) DB2
8 1 (0.42%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 65 (27.20%) Git (software)
2 50 (20.92%) Jenkins
3 33 (13.81%) JIRA
4 32 (13.39%) Subversion
5 30 (12.55%) Octopus Deploy
6 29 (12.13%) Team Foundation Server
7 26 (10.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 26 (10.88%) GoCD
7 26 (10.88%) IBM UrbanCode
8 20 (8.37%) Cucumber
9 19 (7.95%) NUnit
9 19 (7.95%) SpecFlow
9 19 (7.95%) TeamCity
9 19 (7.95%) Visual Studio
10 18 (7.53%) NetBeans
11 3 (1.26%) Ant
11 3 (1.26%) MSI
12 2 (0.84%) Bugzilla
12 2 (0.84%) InstallShield
12 2 (0.84%) MSBuild
General
1 61 (25.52%) Finance
2 20 (8.37%) Military
3 11 (4.60%) Banking
4 3 (1.26%) Retail
5 2 (0.84%) Automotive
5 2 (0.84%) Electronics
6 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.42%) Law
Job Titles
1 65 (27.20%) Software Engineer
2 40 (16.74%) Java Engineer
2 40 (16.74%) Java Software Engineer
3 37 (15.48%) C# Software Engineer
4 36 (15.06%) Consultant
5 31 (12.97%) Developer
6 27 (11.30%) .NET Developer
7 26 (10.88%) DevOps Consultant
7 26 (10.88%) Senior Consultant
7 26 (10.88%) Senior DevOps
7 26 (10.88%) Senior DevOps Consultant
8 25 (10.46%) Software Developer
8 25 (10.46%) Test Engineer
9 24 (10.04%) Software Test Engineer
10 23 (9.62%) .NET Software Developer
11 22 (9.21%) Graduate
12 21 (8.79%) JavaScript Developer
13 19 (7.95%) .NET Software Engineer
13 19 (7.95%) C# Software Developer
13 19 (7.95%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (21.76%) .NET
2 26 (10.88%) Elastic Stack
3 24 (10.04%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 23 (9.62%) Web Services
5 22 (9.21%) REST
5 22 (9.21%) WPF
6 21 (8.79%) Swing
7 20 (8.37%) OpenCV
8 19 (7.95%) ASP.NET Web API
8 19 (7.95%) Gherkin
8 19 (7.95%) JSON
8 19 (7.95%) XML
9 18 (7.53%) RESTful
9 18 (7.53%) SOAP
10 8 (3.35%) HTML
11 7 (2.93%) CSS
11 7 (2.93%) LDAP
12 4 (1.67%) Classic ASP
12 4 (1.67%) LAMP
12 4 (1.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 38 (15.90%) Robotics
2 25 (10.46%) Algorithms
3 14 (5.86%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.35%) Data Centre
4 8 (3.35%) Public Cloud
5 5 (2.09%) Mainframe
6 4 (1.67%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.26%) Cloud Native
7 3 (1.26%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.26%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.84%) Clustering
8 2 (0.84%) Cyberattack
8 2 (0.84%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.84%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (0.84%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (0.84%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.42%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (0.42%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.42%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 91 (38.08%) Linux
2 59 (24.69%) Windows Server
3 47 (19.67%) Unix
4 34 (14.23%) Windows 10
5 32 (13.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (9.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (6.69%) Windows 7
8 10 (4.18%) Apple iOS
9 6 (2.51%) Android
9 6 (2.51%) Mac OS
10 4 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.84%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (0.84%) VMS
11 2 (0.84%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.42%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (23.85%) Continuous Integration
2 51 (21.34%) Continuous Delivery
3 49 (20.50%) DevOps
3 49 (20.50%) Software Engineering
4 45 (18.83%) Open Source
5 44 (18.41%) Agile Software Development
6 38 (15.90%) Innovative Thinking
6 38 (15.90%) Software Testing
7 31 (12.97%) Test Automation
8 30 (12.55%) Microservices
9 29 (12.13%) Mathematics
10 26 (10.88%) Customer Engagement
11 24 (10.04%) Problem-Solving
11 24 (10.04%) Process Improvement
12 23 (9.62%) OO
12 23 (9.62%) TDD
12 23 (9.62%) User Stories
13 22 (9.21%) SOA
14 21 (8.79%) Image Processing
14 21 (8.79%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 71 (29.71%) C#
2 65 (27.20%) SQL
3 64 (26.78%) Java
4 45 (18.83%) C++
5 31 (12.97%) PowerShell
6 28 (11.72%) JavaScript
7 7 (2.93%) Python
8 5 (2.09%) Bash Shell
9 4 (1.67%) Ruby
9 4 (1.67%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.67%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.26%) Bourne shell
10 3 (1.26%) Korn
10 3 (1.26%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.26%) sed
10 3 (1.26%) VB
10 3 (1.26%) VBA
10 3 (1.26%) VBScript
11 1 (0.42%) Groovy
11 1 (0.42%) Julia
Qualifications
1 86 (35.98%) Degree
2 38 (15.90%) Numerate Degree
3 14 (5.86%) Computer Science Degree
4 13 (5.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (3.77%) MCSE
6 8 (3.35%) MCSA
7 5 (2.09%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.67%) MCP
9 2 (0.84%) CISSP
9 2 (0.84%) SANS
10 1 (0.42%) CCNA
10 1 (0.42%) CEH
10 1 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.42%) CISMP
10 1 (0.42%) GIAC
10 1 (0.42%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.42%) MCTS
10 1 (0.42%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.53%) SLA
2 7 (2.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (2.51%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 3 (1.26%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.84%) IEC 61131
6 1 (0.42%) GDPR
System Software
1 66 (27.62%) Active Directory
2 19 (7.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.77%) Firmware
4 8 (3.35%) NFS
5 5 (2.09%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.67%) Docker
6 4 (1.67%) Samba
6 4 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.26%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (1.26%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (1.26%) vSphere
8 2 (0.84%) BitLocker
8 2 (0.84%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.42%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 29 (12.13%) Opscode Chef
1 29 (12.13%) Puppet
2 28 (11.72%) Ansible
3 26 (10.88%) Consul
3 26 (10.88%) Rundeck
3 26 (10.88%) Terraform
4 18 (7.53%) SCCM
5 4 (1.67%) Single Sign-On
5 4 (1.67%) vCenter Server
5 4 (1.67%) vMotion
6 3 (1.26%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.84%) PowerCLI
7 2 (0.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.42%) QRadar
8 1 (0.42%) vRealize
8 1 (0.42%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 70 (29.29%) Microsoft
2 36 (15.06%) VMware
3 27 (11.30%) ServiceNow
3 27 (11.30%) Splunk
4 26 (10.88%) Delphix
4 26 (10.88%) RedGate
5 9 (3.77%) Cisco
5 9 (3.77%) Citrix
5 9 (3.77%) Oracle
6 6 (2.51%) Meraki
7 5 (2.09%) Apple
8 4 (1.67%) Dell
8 4 (1.67%) Google
8 4 (1.67%) HP
8 4 (1.67%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.67%) Remedy
9 3 (1.26%) BMC
9 3 (1.26%) IBM
9 3 (1.26%) iManage
9 3 (1.26%) MobileIron