Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 20 20
Rank change year-on-year +5 0 -7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 287 252 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 10.65% 10.26% 9.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.98% 46.32% 51.31%
Number of salaries quoted 174 152 156
Edinburgh median annual salary £34,500 £40,000 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.75% +5.96% +7.86%
10th Percentile £26,650 £24,050 £22,500
90th Percentile £54,250 £65,000 £60,125
Scotland median annual salary £34,500 £38,500 £38,670
% change year-on-year -10.39% -0.44% +10.48%

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 522 544 495
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 19.38% 22.15% 19.16%
Number of salaries quoted 308 316 309
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,925 £26,750 £24,700
90th Percentile £60,000 £63,750 £58,800
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 16 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 16 July 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.

1 135 (47.04%) Linux
2 91 (31.71%) Microsoft
3 86 (29.97%) Windows Server
4 81 (28.22%) SQL
5 70 (24.39%) Microsoft Azure
6 66 (23.00%) Git (software)
7 64 (22.30%) C#
7 64 (22.30%) C++
8 63 (21.95%) Amazon AWS
9 61 (21.25%) DevOps
10 58 (20.21%) Software Engineering
10 58 (20.21%) Java
10 58 (20.21%) SQL Server
11 56 (19.51%) Degree
12 53 (18.47%) Unix
13 51 (17.77%) .NET
14 50 (17.42%) VMware
15 47 (16.38%) Robotics
16 46 (16.03%) PowerShell
17 45 (15.68%) Active Directory
18 42 (14.63%) Innovative Thinking
19 41 (14.29%) Finance
19 41 (14.29%) Jenkins
20 39 (13.59%) Continuous Integration
21 38 (13.24%) Subversion
21 38 (13.24%) Big Data
21 38 (13.24%) Numerate Degree
21 38 (13.24%) Opscode Chef
22 37 (12.89%) Ansible
23 36 (12.54%) Continuous Delivery

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 15 (5.23%) JBoss
2 14 (4.88%) SAS
2 14 (4.88%) Tomcat
3 13 (4.53%) MS Exchange
4 10 (3.48%) IIS
5 9 (3.14%) Apache
6 6 (2.09%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (1.74%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.39%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.70%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.70%) WildFly
10 1 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.35%) CMS
10 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.35%) nginx
10 1 (0.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 22 (7.67%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (4.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.39%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.35%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (1.05%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.35%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.35%) Eikon
3 1 (0.35%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.35%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.35%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 70 (24.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 63 (21.95%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (10.45%) Google Cloud Platform
4 18 (6.27%) SaaS
5 11 (3.83%) PaaS
6 10 (3.48%) IaaS
7 9 (3.14%) Office 365
8 7 (2.44%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (1.39%) GitHub
9 4 (1.39%) NuGet
10 3 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.70%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 2 (0.70%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.70%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.35%) Akamai
12 1 (0.35%) Google Play
12 1 (0.35%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.35%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 35 (12.20%) Firewall
2 20 (6.97%) VPN
3 19 (6.62%) Network Security
4 17 (5.92%) DNS
5 13 (4.53%) SAN
6 11 (3.83%) VoIP
7 8 (2.79%) TCP/IP
8 7 (2.44%) LAN
8 7 (2.44%) Skype
9 6 (2.09%) DHCP
9 6 (2.09%) Wireshark
10 5 (1.74%) Asterisk PBX
10 5 (1.74%) Ethernet
10 5 (1.74%) H.323
10 5 (1.74%) Kerberos
10 5 (1.74%) PBX
10 5 (1.74%) VLAN
11 4 (1.39%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (1.39%) FTP
12 3 (1.05%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (20.21%) SQL Server
2 38 (13.24%) Big Data
3 19 (6.62%) Data Mining
3 19 (6.62%) GIS
3 19 (6.62%) PostgreSQL
4 16 (5.57%) MySQL
4 16 (5.57%) Relational Database
5 13 (4.53%) DB2
6 10 (3.48%) NoSQL
6 10 (3.48%) Oracle Database
7 9 (3.14%) BusinessObjects
8 8 (2.79%) Apache Cassandra
8 8 (2.79%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (2.79%) HBase
8 8 (2.79%) MongoDB
8 8 (2.79%) Oracle Database 10g
8 8 (2.79%) Oracle Database 11g
8 8 (2.79%) Oracle Database 12c
8 8 (2.79%) Redis
9 6 (2.09%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 66 (23.00%) Git (software)
2 41 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 38 (13.24%) Subversion
4 29 (10.10%) JIRA
5 28 (9.76%) Octopus Deploy
5 28 (9.76%) Team Foundation Server
6 25 (8.71%) IBM UrbanCode
7 24 (8.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 24 (8.36%) GoCD
8 19 (6.62%) NetBeans
8 19 (6.62%) Visual Studio
9 9 (3.14%) Phabricator
9 9 (3.14%) TeamCity
10 7 (2.44%) Selenium
11 4 (1.39%) Bugzilla
11 4 (1.39%) CMake
11 4 (1.39%) Cucumber
11 4 (1.39%) Maven
11 4 (1.39%) MSBuild
11 4 (1.39%) SonarQube
General
1 41 (14.29%) Finance
2 14 (4.88%) Military
3 12 (4.18%) Banking
4 5 (1.74%) Law
5 4 (1.39%) Automotive
6 3 (1.05%) Legal
6 3 (1.05%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.70%) Advertising
7 2 (0.70%) Billing
7 2 (0.70%) Retail
8 1 (0.35%) Electronics
8 1 (0.35%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 55 (19.16%) Software Engineer
2 38 (13.24%) Consultant
3 36 (12.54%) Analyst
4 26 (9.06%) C# Software Engineer
5 25 (8.71%) Senior Consultant
6 24 (8.36%) Cloud Engineer
6 24 (8.36%) DevOps Consultant
6 24 (8.36%) Senior DevOps
6 24 (8.36%) Senior DevOps Consultant
7 23 (8.01%) Developer
7 23 (8.01%) Support Analyst
8 22 (7.67%) Java Engineer
8 22 (7.67%) Java Software Engineer
9 15 (5.23%) IT Support
9 15 (5.23%) Systems Engineer
10 14 (4.88%) .NET Developer
10 14 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 14 (4.88%) Support Engineer
11 13 (4.53%) Virtualisation Engineer
11 13 (4.53%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (17.77%) .NET
2 34 (11.85%) Web Services
3 29 (10.10%) Elastic Stack
4 24 (8.36%) RESTful
4 24 (8.36%) WPF
5 21 (7.32%) SOAP
6 20 (6.97%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 19 (6.62%) OpenCV
7 19 (6.62%) Swing
8 9 (3.14%) HTML
9 8 (2.79%) CSS
10 6 (2.09%) JSP
10 6 (2.09%) LAMP
10 6 (2.09%) Servlets
11 5 (1.74%) 802.1X
11 5 (1.74%) FreeSWITCH
11 5 (1.74%) J2EE
11 5 (1.74%) REST
12 4 (1.39%) Qt
12 4 (1.39%) React
Miscellaneous
1 47 (16.38%) Robotics
2 20 (6.97%) Algorithms
3 19 (6.62%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (5.57%) Public Cloud
5 15 (5.23%) Data Centre
6 14 (4.88%) Computer Science
7 11 (3.83%) Self-Motivation
8 9 (3.14%) Virtual Team
9 8 (2.79%) DataPower
10 7 (2.44%) Private Cloud
11 6 (2.09%) Mainframe
11 6 (2.09%) Mobile App
12 5 (1.74%) Driving Licence
12 5 (1.74%) Hybrid Cloud
13 4 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (1.39%) Management Information System
14 3 (1.05%) Client/Server
14 3 (1.05%) Linux Command Line
14 3 (1.05%) Replication
15 2 (0.70%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 135 (47.04%) Linux
2 86 (29.97%) Windows Server
3 53 (18.47%) Unix
4 25 (8.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (6.62%) Windows 10
6 16 (5.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (4.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (4.18%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (3.83%) Android
10 10 (3.48%) Windows 7
11 9 (3.14%) AIX
11 9 (3.14%) Debian
12 8 (2.79%) Apple iOS
12 8 (2.79%) HPUX
12 8 (2.79%) Solaris
13 7 (2.44%) Ubuntu
14 6 (2.09%) Windows XP
15 5 (1.74%) Mac OS
15 5 (1.74%) Robot Operating System
16 3 (1.05%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (21.25%) DevOps
2 58 (20.21%) Software Engineering
3 42 (14.63%) Innovative Thinking
4 39 (13.59%) Continuous Integration
5 36 (12.54%) Continuous Delivery
6 34 (11.85%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (11.50%) Open Source
8 32 (11.15%) ITIL
9 31 (10.80%) Software Testing
10 25 (8.71%) SOA
11 24 (8.36%) Customer Engagement
11 24 (8.36%) Microservices
12 23 (8.01%) Service Delivery
13 22 (7.67%) Mathematics
13 22 (7.67%) Visualisation
14 20 (6.97%) Data Management
15 19 (6.62%) Data Analysis
15 19 (6.62%) Image Processing
15 19 (6.62%) Machine Learning
15 19 (6.62%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 81 (28.22%) SQL
2 64 (22.30%) C#
2 64 (22.30%) C++
3 58 (20.21%) Java
4 46 (16.03%) PowerShell
5 31 (10.80%) Python
6 24 (8.36%) Bash Shell
7 20 (6.97%) JavaScript
8 14 (4.88%) VB
9 13 (4.53%) C
9 13 (4.53%) VB.NET
10 12 (4.18%) PHP
11 11 (3.83%) Perl
12 10 (3.48%) VBA
13 9 (3.14%) Ruby
14 8 (2.79%) Korn
14 8 (2.79%) sed
15 6 (2.09%) Bourne shell
16 5 (1.74%) VBScript
17 4 (1.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 56 (19.51%) Degree
2 38 (13.24%) Numerate Degree
3 10 (3.48%) ITIL Certification
3 10 (3.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (2.79%) Security Cleared
5 5 (1.74%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (1.74%) MCSA
5 5 (1.74%) MCSE
6 3 (1.05%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.70%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.35%) CCNA
8 1 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.35%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (9.76%) GCP
2 23 (8.01%) SLA
3 3 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.70%) GDPR
4 2 (0.70%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.70%) QA
5 1 (0.35%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 45 (15.68%) Active Directory
2 35 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (6.97%) Hyper-V
4 14 (4.88%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (3.14%) Docker
6 7 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (1.74%) Dovecot
7 5 (1.74%) iptables
7 5 (1.74%) Postfix
7 5 (1.74%) QEMU
7 5 (1.74%) VirtualBox
7 5 (1.74%) Xen
8 3 (1.05%) vSphere
9 2 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.70%) VMware Server
9 2 (0.70%) XenApp
10 1 (0.35%) Firmware
10 1 (0.35%) NFS
10 1 (0.35%) Samba
10 1 (0.35%) Squid
Systems Management
1 38 (13.24%) Opscode Chef
2 37 (12.89%) Ansible
3 33 (11.50%) SCCM
4 32 (11.15%) Puppet
5 24 (8.36%) Consul
5 24 (8.36%) Rundeck
5 24 (8.36%) Terraform
6 19 (6.62%) SCOM
7 14 (4.88%) vCenter Server
8 8 (2.79%) Tivoli
8 8 (2.79%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 6 (2.09%) DameWare
10 5 (1.74%) Proxmox
11 4 (1.39%) Nagios
11 4 (1.39%) yum
12 2 (0.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 1 (0.35%) HP SIM
13 1 (0.35%) Nessus
13 1 (0.35%) Nmap
13 1 (0.35%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 91 (31.71%) Microsoft
2 50 (17.42%) VMware
3 28 (9.76%) Oracle
4 26 (9.06%) Cisco
5 25 (8.71%) Splunk
6 24 (8.36%) Delphix
6 24 (8.36%) RedGate
6 24 (8.36%) ServiceNow
7 13 (4.53%) Citrix
8 8 (2.79%) Hitachi
8 8 (2.79%) Hortonworks
8 8 (2.79%) IBM
9 6 (2.09%) Veeam
10 4 (1.39%) AppDynamics
10 4 (1.39%) Atlassian
10 4 (1.39%) Meraki
10 4 (1.39%) New Relic
10 4 (1.39%) Rackspace
11 3 (1.05%) Apple
11 3 (1.05%) Google