Period
to 26 July 2017

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 26 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 22 15
Rank change year-on-year +7 -7 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 268 250 336
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 10.76% 9.89% 11.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.77% 51.12% 50.91%
Number of salaries quoted 161 152 223
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £38,335 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.34% +9.53% -5.41%
10th Percentile £24,500 £23,275 £22,550
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
Scotland median annual salary £38,500 £38,670 £35,000
% change year-on-year -0.44% +10.48% -6.67%

Windows 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 561 489 660
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 22.52% 19.35% 23.29%
Number of salaries quoted 326 307 411
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £26,125 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £58,850 £57,500
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 26 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 July 2017, IT jobs citing Windows 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.

1 98 (36.57%) Windows Server
2 96 (35.82%) Microsoft
3 88 (32.84%) Linux
4 86 (32.09%) Active Directory
5 79 (29.48%) PowerShell
6 72 (26.87%) VMware
7 62 (23.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 56 (20.90%) Agile Software Development
9 55 (20.52%) SQL Server
10 54 (20.15%) ITIL
11 50 (18.66%) Cisco
11 50 (18.66%) Microsoft Azure
12 49 (18.28%) SQL
13 48 (17.91%) Java
13 48 (17.91%) Windows Server 2008
13 48 (17.91%) Opscode Chef
14 47 (17.54%) Python
15 43 (16.04%) Degree
16 42 (15.67%) Finance
17 40 (14.93%) C++
18 38 (14.18%) DevOps
19 37 (13.81%) C#
19 37 (13.81%) .NET
19 37 (13.81%) MS Exchange
20 35 (13.06%) Citrix
20 35 (13.06%) DNS
20 35 (13.06%) Maven
21 34 (12.69%) Office 365
22 33 (12.31%) Web Services
23 32 (11.94%) IIS

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 37 (13.81%) MS Exchange
2 32 (11.94%) IIS
3 27 (10.07%) Exchange Server 2010
4 24 (8.96%) Apache
5 23 (8.58%) Skype for Business
6 19 (7.09%) JBoss
7 16 (5.97%) Tomcat
8 9 (3.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 9 (3.36%) CMS
9 6 (2.24%) SharePoint
10 5 (1.87%) IBM Domino
11 3 (1.12%) ArcGIS
11 3 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (1.12%) FileNet
12 1 (0.37%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.37%) nginx
12 1 (0.37%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 21 (7.84%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.12%) iTrent
1 3 (1.12%) ResourceLink
1 3 (1.12%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.37%) Bloomberg TOMS
Cloud Services
1 50 (18.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (12.69%) Office 365
3 29 (10.82%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (4.10%) Azure Active Directory
4 11 (4.10%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (2.99%) Mimecast
6 4 (1.49%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (1.49%) PaaS
7 3 (1.12%) iPaaS
7 3 (1.12%) Oracle Service Cloud
7 3 (1.12%) SaaS
8 1 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.37%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.37%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (13.06%) DNS
2 29 (10.82%) Firewall
3 26 (9.70%) DHCP
4 24 (8.96%) WAN
5 22 (8.21%) TCP/IP
6 21 (7.84%) SAN
7 19 (7.09%) LAN
8 13 (4.85%) NAS
9 12 (4.48%) Skype
9 12 (4.48%) SSL
10 10 (3.73%) Internet
10 10 (3.73%) SSH
11 9 (3.36%) VoIP
12 7 (2.61%) iSCSI
12 7 (2.61%) Unified Communications
13 6 (2.24%) SMTP
14 5 (1.87%) IMAP
14 5 (1.87%) Kerberos
14 5 (1.87%) LDAP
15 4 (1.49%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (20.52%) SQL Server
2 18 (6.72%) MySQL
3 12 (4.48%) NoSQL
4 9 (3.36%) Relational Database
4 9 (3.36%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (3.36%) SQL Server 2014
5 7 (2.61%) MongoDB
6 6 (2.24%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (2.24%) RDBMS
7 5 (1.87%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.12%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (1.12%) DB2
8 3 (1.12%) GIS
8 3 (1.12%) Spatial Data
9 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.37%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 35 (13.06%) Maven
2 26 (9.70%) Jenkins
3 24 (8.96%) Git (software)
4 19 (7.09%) Selenium
5 15 (5.60%) NuGet
6 11 (4.10%) Artifactory
6 11 (4.10%) Bugzilla
6 11 (4.10%) CMake
6 11 (4.10%) MSBuild
6 11 (4.10%) Phabricator
6 11 (4.10%) Ranorex
6 11 (4.10%) SonarQube
7 10 (3.73%) GitLab
7 10 (3.73%) JUnit
7 10 (3.73%) Subversion
8 9 (3.36%) HP UFT
8 9 (3.36%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (3.36%) Visual Studio
9 7 (2.61%) Ant
10 6 (2.24%) HttpUnit
General
1 42 (15.67%) Finance
2 10 (3.73%) Legal
3 6 (2.24%) Games
3 6 (2.24%) Military
4 5 (1.87%) Retail
5 4 (1.49%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.12%) German Language
7 2 (0.75%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.37%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 50 (18.66%) Analyst
2 34 (12.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 26 (9.70%) Software Engineer
4 25 (9.33%) Developer
5 19 (7.09%) IT Analyst
6 18 (6.72%) Systems Analyst
7 16 (5.97%) Administrator
8 15 (5.60%) DevOps Engineer
8 15 (5.60%) Systems Administrator
9 14 (5.22%) IT Engineer
9 14 (5.22%) Manual Tester
9 14 (5.22%) Security Tester
9 14 (5.22%) Tester
10 13 (4.85%) Senior Analyst
11 12 (4.48%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
11 12 (4.48%) Support Analyst
12 11 (4.10%) Architect
12 11 (4.10%) Systems Engineer
12 11 (4.10%) Test Engineer
13 10 (3.73%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (13.81%) .NET
2 33 (12.31%) Web Services
3 20 (7.46%) AngularJS
4 19 (7.09%) SOAP
5 18 (6.72%) HTML
5 18 (6.72%) RESTful
5 18 (6.72%) Spring
6 15 (5.60%) LAMP
7 12 (4.48%) XML
8 11 (4.10%) CSS
9 10 (3.73%) JDBC
9 10 (3.73%) JSON
9 10 (3.73%) Spring Security
10 8 (2.99%) .NET Framework
10 8 (2.99%) Hibernate
10 8 (2.99%) MFC
11 7 (2.61%) ASP.NET
11 7 (2.61%) WCF
12 6 (2.24%) J2EE
13 5 (1.87%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 28 (10.45%) Data Centre
2 23 (8.58%) Computer Science
3 19 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (7.09%) Virtual Team
4 17 (6.34%) Robotics
5 14 (5.22%) Blackberry
6 12 (4.48%) EMC VNX
7 8 (2.99%) Mobile App
8 7 (2.61%) Algorithms
9 5 (1.87%) Replication
10 3 (1.12%) Fat Client
10 3 (1.12%) IVR
10 3 (1.12%) Thin Client
11 2 (0.75%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.75%) Device Driver
11 2 (0.75%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.75%) Fintech
11 2 (0.75%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.75%) iPhone
11 2 (0.75%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 98 (36.57%) Windows Server
2 88 (32.84%) Linux
3 62 (23.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 48 (17.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (7.84%) Solaris
6 19 (7.09%) Unix
7 16 (5.97%) Debian
8 15 (5.60%) Ubuntu
9 11 (4.10%) Android
9 11 (4.10%) Apple iOS
9 11 (4.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (3.36%) Windows 10
11 8 (2.99%) Windows 7
12 6 (2.24%) CentOS
13 4 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (1.12%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.75%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.37%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
16 1 (0.37%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (20.90%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (20.15%) ITIL
3 38 (14.18%) DevOps
4 31 (11.57%) Mentoring
4 31 (11.57%) Software Engineering
5 27 (10.07%) SDLC
6 26 (9.70%) Continuous Delivery
7 23 (8.58%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (8.58%) Root Cause Analysis
8 22 (8.21%) Configuration Management
8 22 (8.21%) ITIL V3
9 21 (7.84%) Software Testing
10 18 (6.72%) Open Source
11 14 (5.22%) Change Management
11 14 (5.22%) IT Strategy
11 14 (5.22%) OO
11 14 (5.22%) Penetration Testing
11 14 (5.22%) Performance Management
11 14 (5.22%) Security Testing
11 14 (5.22%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 79 (29.48%) PowerShell
2 49 (18.28%) SQL
3 48 (17.91%) Java
4 47 (17.54%) Python
5 40 (14.93%) C++
6 37 (13.81%) C#
7 25 (9.33%) C
8 22 (8.21%) Bash Shell
9 19 (7.09%) Ruby
10 15 (5.60%) JavaScript
10 15 (5.60%) VB
11 9 (3.36%) PHP
12 8 (2.99%) Perl
13 7 (2.61%) Shell Script
13 7 (2.61%) VBScript
14 3 (1.12%) XPath
15 2 (0.75%) Embedded C
16 1 (0.37%) VB.NET
16 1 (0.37%) VB6
Qualifications
1 43 (16.04%) Degree
2 23 (8.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (7.09%) MCSE
4 14 (5.22%) CREST Certified
4 14 (5.22%) Security Cleared
5 13 (4.85%) Computer Science Degree
6 10 (3.73%) MCP
6 10 (3.73%) MCSA
7 9 (3.36%) ISTQB
8 7 (2.61%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (1.87%) CISSP
10 3 (1.12%) CCNA
10 3 (1.12%) CCNP
10 3 (1.12%) MBA
10 3 (1.12%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.75%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.75%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.61%) SLA
2 5 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.49%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.12%) GDPR
5 2 (0.75%) QA
6 1 (0.37%) HL7
6 1 (0.37%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 86 (32.09%) Active Directory
2 32 (11.94%) Hyper-V
2 32 (11.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (11.57%) VMware ESXi
4 22 (8.21%) XenApp
5 21 (7.84%) Microsoft App-V
6 20 (7.46%) XenDesktop
7 19 (7.09%) vSphere
8 7 (2.61%) Docker
9 3 (1.12%) DFS Replication
9 3 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.75%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.75%) KVM
10 2 (0.75%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.37%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.37%) Firmware
11 1 (0.37%) NFS
11 1 (0.37%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.37%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.37%) Xen
Systems Management
1 48 (17.91%) Opscode Chef
2 32 (11.94%) SCCM
3 28 (10.45%) Puppet
4 27 (10.07%) SCOM
5 24 (8.96%) Nagios
6 20 (7.46%) Ansible
7 14 (5.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 10 (3.73%) HP Quality Center
8 10 (3.73%) Microsoft Intune
9 9 (3.36%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 6 (2.24%) Check_MK
10 6 (2.24%) WSUS
11 5 (1.87%) Cisco CUCM
12 4 (1.49%) Capistrano
12 4 (1.49%) Microsoft Clustering
12 4 (1.49%) PowerCLI
12 4 (1.49%) yum
13 3 (1.12%) TeamSite
14 2 (0.75%) Cacti
14 2 (0.75%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 96 (35.82%) Microsoft
2 72 (26.87%) VMware
3 50 (18.66%) Cisco
4 35 (13.06%) Citrix
5 24 (8.96%) Oracle
6 22 (8.21%) HP
7 20 (7.46%) Red Hat
8 19 (7.09%) Symantec
9 14 (5.22%) EMC
10 13 (4.85%) F5
11 12 (4.48%) CA
12 11 (4.10%) Varonis
13 10 (3.73%) Google
13 10 (3.73%) Splunk
14 9 (3.36%) Cognizant
14 9 (3.36%) SolarWinds
15 7 (2.61%) Perforce
16 6 (2.24%) Percona
16 6 (2.24%) Riverbed
16 6 (2.24%) ServiceNow
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Posted: 7 hours ago
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Salary: From £38,000 to £43,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Unspecified
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