Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 11 19
Rank change year-on-year -4 +8 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 248 345 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 9.86% 13.10% 10.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 49.70% 58.08% 45.88%
Number of salaries quoted 166 221 145
Edinburgh median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £61,250 £60,600
Scotland median annual salary £35,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year -10.26% +2.63% +1.33%

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 499 594 510
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 19.84% 22.55% 22.04%
Number of salaries quoted 311 365 337
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,000 £26,150
90th Percentile £68,750 £61,250 £61,600
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 25 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 105 (42.34%) Linux
2 85 (34.27%) Degree
3 78 (31.45%) C#
4 72 (29.03%) Microsoft
5 69 (27.82%) Java
6 68 (27.42%) Git (software)
7 66 (26.61%) Software Engineering
8 64 (25.81%) SQL
9 62 (25.00%) C++
10 61 (24.60%) Windows Server
11 59 (23.79%) Microsoft Azure
11 59 (23.79%) Robotics
12 54 (21.77%) Big Data
12 54 (21.77%) Numerate Degree
12 54 (21.77%) Innovative Thinking
13 52 (20.97%) Finance
14 51 (20.56%) Active Directory
15 50 (20.16%) .NET
16 47 (18.95%) Unix
17 45 (18.15%) SQL Server
17 45 (18.15%) DevOps
18 42 (16.94%) Amazon AWS
19 40 (16.13%) Open Source
20 39 (15.73%) Continuous Integration
21 38 (15.32%) Software Testing
21 38 (15.32%) Jenkins
22 35 (14.11%) Mathematics
22 35 (14.11%) Continuous Delivery
23 33 (13.31%) Opscode Chef
23 33 (13.31%) VMware

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 21 (8.47%) IIS
2 16 (6.45%) JBoss
3 9 (3.63%) Apache
4 7 (2.82%) SAS
4 7 (2.82%) Tomcat
5 6 (2.42%) MS Exchange
5 6 (2.42%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.61%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.61%) WildFly
7 2 (0.81%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.40%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 28 (11.29%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.02%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.21%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.21%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.81%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.81%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 59 (23.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (16.94%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (11.69%) Google Cloud Platform
4 18 (7.26%) Office 365
5 12 (4.84%) SaaS
6 5 (2.02%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.81%) IaaS
8 2 (0.81%) npm
8 2 (0.81%) NuGet
8 2 (0.81%) PaaS
9 1 (0.40%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 30 (12.10%) Firewall
2 15 (6.05%) DNS
2 15 (6.05%) VoIP
3 13 (5.24%) LAN
4 11 (4.44%) WAN
5 9 (3.63%) TCP/IP
6 8 (3.23%) Network Security
6 8 (3.23%) VPN
7 7 (2.82%) Ethernet
7 7 (2.82%) Wireshark
8 6 (2.42%) DHCP
8 6 (2.42%) SAN
8 6 (2.42%) VLAN
9 5 (2.02%) Asterisk PBX
9 5 (2.02%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (2.02%) Fibre Channel
9 5 (2.02%) H.323
9 5 (2.02%) Kerberos
9 5 (2.02%) PBX
10 2 (0.81%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (21.77%) Big Data
2 45 (18.15%) SQL Server
3 28 (11.29%) Data Mining
4 26 (10.48%) GIS
5 11 (4.44%) Relational Database
6 7 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (2.82%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 7 (2.82%) SAS EBI
6 7 (2.82%) SAS Visual Analytics
6 7 (2.82%) Star Schema
7 5 (2.02%) DB2
8 4 (1.61%) MySQL
9 2 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.81%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.40%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 68 (27.42%) Git (software)
2 38 (15.32%) Jenkins
3 33 (13.31%) Subversion
4 27 (10.89%) JIRA
4 27 (10.89%) Octopus Deploy
4 27 (10.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 27 (10.89%) Visual Studio
5 26 (10.48%) IBM UrbanCode
5 26 (10.48%) NetBeans
6 25 (10.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 25 (10.08%) GoCD
7 11 (4.44%) Cucumber
8 10 (4.03%) NUnit
8 10 (4.03%) SpecFlow
8 10 (4.03%) TeamCity
9 5 (2.02%) Phabricator
10 3 (1.21%) Ant
10 3 (1.21%) InstallShield
10 3 (1.21%) MSI
11 2 (0.81%) Bugzilla
General
1 52 (20.97%) Finance
2 28 (11.29%) Military
3 12 (4.84%) Banking
4 4 (1.61%) Automotive
5 3 (1.21%) Law
5 3 (1.21%) Retail
6 2 (0.81%) Advertising
7 1 (0.40%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 68 (27.42%) Software Engineer
2 38 (15.32%) C# Software Engineer
2 38 (15.32%) Consultant
3 36 (14.52%) Java Engineer
3 36 (14.52%) Java Software Engineer
4 26 (10.48%) Senior Consultant
5 25 (10.08%) DevOps Consultant
5 25 (10.08%) Senior DevOps
5 25 (10.08%) Senior DevOps Consultant
6 22 (8.87%) Analyst
6 22 (8.87%) Graduate
7 20 (8.06%) Developer
8 18 (7.26%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 18 (7.26%) Junior
8 18 (7.26%) Junior Software Engineer
9 16 (6.45%) Software Developer
9 16 (6.45%) Support Analyst
10 15 (6.05%) .NET Developer
11 14 (5.65%) IT Manager
11 14 (5.65%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (20.16%) .NET
2 32 (12.90%) Web Services
3 29 (11.69%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 28 (11.29%) OpenCV
5 27 (10.89%) RESTful
5 27 (10.89%) SOAP
5 27 (10.89%) WPF
6 26 (10.48%) Swing
7 25 (10.08%) Elastic Stack
8 12 (4.84%) REST
8 12 (4.84%) XML
9 11 (4.44%) JSON
10 10 (4.03%) ASP.NET Web API
10 10 (4.03%) Gherkin
10 10 (4.03%) LAMP
11 7 (2.82%) CSS
11 7 (2.82%) HTML
11 7 (2.82%) LDAP
12 6 (2.42%) JSP
12 6 (2.42%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 59 (23.79%) Robotics
2 29 (11.69%) Algorithms
3 24 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (8.47%) Computer Science
5 12 (4.84%) Data Centre
6 8 (3.23%) Public Cloud
7 7 (2.82%) Mainframe
8 5 (2.02%) Management Information System
8 5 (2.02%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.61%) Driving Licence
10 3 (1.21%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.21%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (1.21%) Private Cloud
10 3 (1.21%) Self-Motivation
11 2 (0.81%) Clustering
11 2 (0.81%) Cyberattack
11 2 (0.81%) Fintech
11 2 (0.81%) Security Operations Centre
12 1 (0.40%) Analytical Mindset
12 1 (0.40%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 105 (42.34%) Linux
2 61 (24.60%) Windows Server
3 47 (18.95%) Unix
4 32 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (9.27%) Windows 10
6 21 (8.47%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (7.26%) Windows 7
8 9 (3.63%) Android
8 9 (3.63%) Apple iOS
9 7 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (2.42%) Mac OS
11 5 (2.02%) Debian
11 5 (2.02%) Ubuntu
12 3 (1.21%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.81%) VMS
13 2 (0.81%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.40%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.40%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.40%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (26.61%) Software Engineering
2 54 (21.77%) Innovative Thinking
3 45 (18.15%) DevOps
4 40 (16.13%) Open Source
5 39 (15.73%) Continuous Integration
6 38 (15.32%) Software Testing
7 35 (14.11%) Continuous Delivery
7 35 (14.11%) Mathematics
8 33 (13.31%) SOA
9 32 (12.90%) ITIL
10 28 (11.29%) Data Analysis
10 28 (11.29%) Deep Learning
10 28 (11.29%) Image Processing
10 28 (11.29%) Machine Learning
10 28 (11.29%) Microservices
11 27 (10.89%) Visualisation
12 26 (10.48%) Storage Management
13 25 (10.08%) Customer Engagement
14 22 (8.87%) Agile Software Development
15 20 (8.06%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 78 (31.45%) C#
2 69 (27.82%) Java
3 64 (25.81%) SQL
4 62 (25.00%) C++
5 30 (12.10%) PowerShell
6 20 (8.06%) JavaScript
7 11 (4.44%) Bash Shell
8 6 (2.42%) Bourne shell
8 6 (2.42%) Korn
8 6 (2.42%) sed
9 5 (2.02%) VB
9 5 (2.02%) VB.NET
10 4 (1.61%) VBScript
11 3 (1.21%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.21%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.21%) VBA
12 2 (0.81%) C
12 2 (0.81%) PHP
12 2 (0.81%) Python
13 1 (0.40%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 85 (34.27%) Degree
2 54 (21.77%) Numerate Degree
3 12 (4.84%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (2.02%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.21%) MCP
7 3 (1.21%) MCSE
8 2 (0.81%) MCSA
9 1 (0.40%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.40%) CCNA
9 1 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.40%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.40%) PMP
9 1 (0.40%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.05%) SLA
2 3 (1.21%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (0.40%) GDPR
4 1 (0.40%) IEC 61131
System Software
1 51 (20.56%) Active Directory
2 23 (9.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.63%) NFS
4 7 (2.82%) Firmware
5 6 (2.42%) Hyper-V
5 6 (2.42%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (2.02%) Docker
6 5 (2.02%) Dovecot
6 5 (2.02%) iptables
6 5 (2.02%) Postfix
6 5 (2.02%) QEMU
6 5 (2.02%) Samba
6 5 (2.02%) VirtualBox
6 5 (2.02%) Xen
7 3 (1.21%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (1.21%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (1.21%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (1.21%) vSphere
8 2 (0.81%) BitLocker
8 2 (0.81%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 33 (13.31%) Opscode Chef
2 31 (12.50%) Ansible
2 31 (12.50%) Puppet
3 25 (10.08%) Consul
3 25 (10.08%) Rundeck
3 25 (10.08%) Terraform
4 22 (8.87%) SCCM
5 7 (2.82%) vCenter Server
6 5 (2.02%) Proxmox
7 4 (1.61%) vMotion
8 3 (1.21%) Kubernetes
9 2 (0.81%) PowerCLI
9 2 (0.81%) SCOM
9 2 (0.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.40%) DameWare
10 1 (0.40%) vRealize
10 1 (0.40%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 72 (29.03%) Microsoft
2 33 (13.31%) VMware
3 25 (10.08%) Delphix
3 25 (10.08%) RedGate
3 25 (10.08%) ServiceNow
3 25 (10.08%) Splunk
4 12 (4.84%) Citrix
4 12 (4.84%) Oracle
5 10 (4.03%) Cisco
6 5 (2.02%) Meraki
7 4 (1.61%) Dell
7 4 (1.61%) HP
7 4 (1.61%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.61%) Remedy
8 3 (1.21%) Apple
8 3 (1.21%) BMC
8 3 (1.21%) Google
8 3 (1.21%) IBM
8 3 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.21%) Xamarin