Period
to 18 April 2019

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 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
18 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 19 12 20
Rank change year-on-year -7 +8 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 277 308 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 10.52% 11.66% 9.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 51.01% 63.24% 42.89%
Number of salaries quoted 188 177 147
Edinburgh median annual salary £38,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -6.67% -9.64%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £69,125 £51,250 £59,500
Scotland median annual salary £38,500 £35,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -7.89% -5.00%

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 543 487 485
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 20.63% 18.43% 21.82%
Number of salaries quoted 379 284 316
Edinburgh median annual salary £41,500 £37,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.16% -7.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £52,500 £59,375
Scotland median annual salary £42,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% -3.75% -3.03%

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 April 2019.

Salary histogram for Windows in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 April 2019, 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.

1 110 (39.71%) Linux
1 110 (39.71%) Degree
2 93 (33.57%) C#
3 92 (33.21%) Java
4 77 (27.80%) Active Directory
5 74 (26.71%) C++
5 74 (26.71%) Software Engineering
6 68 (24.55%) SQL
7 67 (24.19%) Microsoft
8 65 (23.47%) Robotics
9 64 (23.10%) Windows Server
10 63 (22.74%) SQL Server
10 63 (22.74%) Innovative Thinking
11 62 (22.38%) Git (software)
12 56 (20.22%) Finance
13 54 (19.49%) Microsoft Azure
14 53 (19.13%) Continuous Integration
15 51 (18.41%) Amazon AWS
15 51 (18.41%) Numerate Degree
16 50 (18.05%) Jenkins
16 50 (18.05%) Continuous Delivery
17 49 (17.69%) DevOps
18 47 (16.97%) .NET
19 43 (15.52%) Open Source
20 42 (15.16%) Unix
21 41 (14.80%) Agile Software Development
21 41 (14.80%) Algorithms
22 40 (14.44%) Mathematics
23 38 (13.72%) JavaScript
24 36 (13.00%) Machine Learning

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 20 (7.22%) IIS
1 20 (7.22%) MS Exchange
2 10 (3.61%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.81%) Skype for Business
4 4 (1.44%) Documentum
4 4 (1.44%) FileNet
4 4 (1.44%) OnBase
5 3 (1.08%) Confluence
5 3 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.72%) Apache
6 2 (0.72%) JBoss
6 2 (0.72%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.36%) WebSphere
Applications
1 26 (9.39%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.08%) AutoCAD
2 3 (1.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.72%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 54 (19.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 51 (18.41%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (11.55%) Office 365
4 27 (9.75%) Google Cloud Platform
5 10 (3.61%) SaaS
6 8 (2.89%) Mimecast
7 3 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.08%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (1.08%) OneDrive
7 3 (1.08%) Serverless
8 2 (0.72%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.36%) IaaS
9 1 (0.36%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.36%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (6.86%) Firewall
2 15 (5.42%) LAN
3 13 (4.69%) DNS
3 13 (4.69%) SAN
4 12 (4.33%) DHCP
5 11 (3.97%) VLAN
5 11 (3.97%) WAN
6 10 (3.61%) Ethernet
6 10 (3.61%) TCP/IP
7 6 (2.17%) Internet
7 6 (2.17%) Skype
8 3 (1.08%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (1.08%) NAS
8 3 (1.08%) NetScaler
8 3 (1.08%) VoIP
9 2 (0.72%) DMZ
9 2 (0.72%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (0.72%) SSL
9 2 (0.72%) VPN
10 1 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (22.74%) SQL Server
2 36 (13.00%) Big Data
3 34 (12.27%) Data Mining
4 17 (6.14%) GIS
5 3 (1.08%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.08%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (1.08%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (0.72%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.72%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.72%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 62 (22.38%) Git (software)
2 50 (18.05%) Jenkins
3 32 (11.55%) JIRA
4 30 (10.83%) Subversion
5 29 (10.47%) Octopus Deploy
5 29 (10.47%) Team Foundation Server
6 26 (9.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 26 (9.39%) GoCD
6 26 (9.39%) IBM UrbanCode
7 25 (9.03%) Cucumber
8 19 (6.86%) Visual Studio
9 17 (6.14%) Bitbucket Server
9 17 (6.14%) NetBeans
9 17 (6.14%) NUnit
9 17 (6.14%) SpecFlow
9 17 (6.14%) TeamCity
10 8 (2.89%) Selenium
11 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 1 (0.36%) Selenium IDE
12 1 (0.36%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 56 (20.22%) Finance
2 7 (2.53%) Retail
3 6 (2.17%) Banking
4 3 (1.08%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.72%) Automotive
5 2 (0.72%) Electronics
5 2 (0.72%) Investment Banking
5 2 (0.72%) Legal
6 1 (0.36%) Games
6 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.36%) Marketing
6 1 (0.36%) Norwegian Language
Job Titles
1 77 (27.80%) Software Engineer
2 39 (14.08%) C++ Software Engineer
3 37 (13.36%) Java Engineer
3 37 (13.36%) Java Software Engineer
4 36 (13.00%) Graduate
5 35 (12.64%) Analyst
5 35 (12.64%) Consultant
6 34 (12.27%) C# Software Engineer
6 34 (12.27%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 26 (9.39%) DevOps Consultant
7 26 (9.39%) Senior Consultant
7 26 (9.39%) Senior DevOps
7 26 (9.39%) Senior DevOps Consultant
7 26 (9.39%) Support Engineer
8 25 (9.03%) Test Engineer
9 24 (8.66%) Software Test Engineer
10 21 (7.58%) Developer
11 20 (7.22%) .NET Developer
12 17 (6.14%) C# Developer
12 17 (6.14%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (16.97%) .NET
2 30 (10.83%) Elastic Stack
3 23 (8.30%) XML
4 21 (7.58%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 21 (7.58%) Web Services
4 21 (7.58%) WPF
5 20 (7.22%) Swing
6 19 (6.86%) REST
7 17 (6.14%) ASP.NET Web API
7 17 (6.14%) Gherkin
7 17 (6.14%) JSON
7 17 (6.14%) OpenCV
7 17 (6.14%) RESTful
7 17 (6.14%) SOAP
8 9 (3.25%) HTML
9 8 (2.89%) CSS
10 7 (2.53%) 802.1X
11 6 (2.17%) Regular Expression
12 3 (1.08%) Hibernate
12 3 (1.08%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 65 (23.47%) Robotics
2 41 (14.80%) Algorithms
3 8 (2.89%) Public Cloud
4 7 (2.53%) Driving Licence
5 5 (1.81%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (1.81%) Clustering
5 5 (1.81%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.44%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.08%) Cloud Native
7 3 (1.08%) Smartphone
8 2 (0.72%) Fintech
8 2 (0.72%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.72%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.36%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.36%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.36%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.36%) FMCG
9 1 (0.36%) LIMS
9 1 (0.36%) Replication
9 1 (0.36%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 110 (39.71%) Linux
2 64 (23.10%) Windows Server
3 42 (15.16%) Unix
4 32 (11.55%) Windows 10
5 19 (6.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (6.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (3.97%) Apple iOS
8 8 (2.89%) Windows 7
9 7 (2.53%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (2.17%) Android
11 3 (1.08%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.72%) zOS
13 1 (0.36%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (26.71%) Software Engineering
2 63 (22.74%) Innovative Thinking
3 53 (19.13%) Continuous Integration
4 50 (18.05%) Continuous Delivery
5 49 (17.69%) DevOps
6 43 (15.52%) Open Source
7 41 (14.80%) Agile Software Development
8 40 (14.44%) Mathematics
9 36 (13.00%) Machine Learning
9 36 (13.00%) Software Testing
10 34 (12.27%) Deep Learning
11 33 (11.91%) Microservices
12 31 (11.19%) Test Automation
13 26 (9.39%) Customer Engagement
13 26 (9.39%) Problem-Solving
14 23 (8.30%) OO
15 20 (7.22%) ITIL
15 20 (7.22%) TDD
16 19 (6.86%) Image Processing
16 19 (6.86%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 93 (33.57%) C#
2 92 (33.21%) Java
3 74 (26.71%) C++
4 68 (24.55%) SQL
5 38 (13.72%) JavaScript
6 34 (12.27%) PowerShell
7 27 (9.75%) Python
8 24 (8.66%) Shell Script
9 10 (3.61%) T-SQL
10 6 (2.17%) Perl
10 6 (2.17%) Ruby
10 6 (2.17%) VB.NET
11 4 (1.44%) VBScript
12 2 (0.72%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.72%) Groovy
13 1 (0.36%) Julia
13 1 (0.36%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.36%) PHP
13 1 (0.36%) VB
Qualifications
1 110 (39.71%) Degree
2 51 (18.41%) Numerate Degree
3 12 (4.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 10 (3.61%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (2.89%) MCSA
5 8 (2.89%) MCSE
6 6 (2.17%) CCNA
6 6 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.08%) CISSP
7 3 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.08%) MOS
8 2 (0.72%) CEH
8 2 (0.72%) GIAC
8 2 (0.72%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.72%) SSCP
9 1 (0.36%) CCNP
9 1 (0.36%) CISMP
9 1 (0.36%) ISEB
9 1 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.36%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.61%) SLA
2 7 (2.53%) QA
3 2 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.36%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 77 (27.80%) Active Directory
2 15 (5.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.89%) Hyper-V
3 8 (2.89%) XenApp
4 7 (2.53%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (2.53%) vSphere
5 4 (1.44%) Docker
6 3 (1.08%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (1.08%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.36%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.36%) Firmware
7 1 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 31 (11.19%) Ansible
2 30 (10.83%) Opscode Chef
3 29 (10.47%) Puppet
3 29 (10.47%) Terraform
4 26 (9.39%) Consul
4 26 (9.39%) Rundeck
5 9 (3.25%) Kubernetes
6 4 (1.44%) SCCM
6 4 (1.44%) WSUS
7 3 (1.08%) MaaS360
7 3 (1.08%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (0.72%) Grafana
8 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (0.72%) Prometheus
8 2 (0.72%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.36%) RANCID
9 1 (0.36%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.36%) TADDM
9 1 (0.36%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 67 (24.19%) Microsoft
2 32 (11.55%) VMware
3 30 (10.83%) ServiceNow
4 27 (9.75%) Splunk
5 26 (9.39%) Delphix
5 26 (9.39%) RedGate
6 20 (7.22%) Cisco
7 17 (6.14%) Citrix
8 10 (3.61%) Apple
9 8 (2.89%) iManage
9 8 (2.89%) MobileIron
10 6 (2.17%) HP
10 6 (2.17%) Oracle
11 5 (1.81%) Fiserv
11 5 (1.81%) IBM
12 4 (1.44%) Laserfiche
13 3 (1.08%) 3Com
13 3 (1.08%) Adobe
13 3 (1.08%) Mitel
13 3 (1.08%) NetApp