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 3 months to 25 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 20 13
Rank change year-on-year -2 -7  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 89 121 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 7.99% 9.02% 11.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.78% 54.26% 51.74%
Number of salaries quoted 64 83 112
Median salary £38,750 £38,000 £35,939
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.97% +5.73%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,800 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,800 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +1.36% +1.38%  

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 242 223 317
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 21.72% 16.62% 22.69%
Number of salaries quoted 152 151 206
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £36,878
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +15.24%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Windows as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 88 (42.93%) Windows Server
2 69 (33.66%) Linux
2 69 (33.66%) Microsoft
3 65 (31.71%) Active Directory
4 54 (26.34%) PowerShell
5 44 (21.46%) VMware
6 43 (20.98%) Cisco
6 43 (20.98%) Python
7 42 (20.49%) C#
8 39 (19.02%) SQL Server
9 38 (18.54%) SQL
10 37 (18.05%) Opscode Chef
11 36 (17.56%) C++
12 35 (17.07%) Firewall
12 35 (17.07%) Finance
13 34 (16.59%) Agile Software Development
14 33 (16.10%) Puppet
15 32 (15.61%) VMware Infrastructure
15 32 (15.61%) Java
15 32 (15.61%) WAN
16 31 (15.12%) DevOps
17 30 (14.63%) SCCM
18 29 (14.15%) Windows Server 2012
19 28 (13.66%) Degree
19 28 (13.66%) MS Exchange
20 27 (13.17%) .NET
21 26 (12.68%) LAN
21 26 (12.68%) Windows Server 2008
21 26 (12.68%) Hyper-V
22 25 (12.20%) Bash Shell

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 28 (13.66%) MS Exchange
2 25 (12.20%) IIS
3 23 (11.22%) Apache
4 18 (8.78%) Tomcat
5 13 (6.34%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (3.90%) JBoss
7 7 (3.41%) Skype for Business
8 5 (2.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (1.95%) CMS
9 4 (1.95%) Confluence
10 3 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.98%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.98%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.98%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.49%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.49%) nginx
12 1 (0.49%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (6.83%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.95%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.98%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Bloomberg TOMS
Cloud Services
1 25 (12.20%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (11.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (7.80%) Office 365
4 5 (2.44%) IaaS
5 4 (1.95%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.95%) PaaS
6 3 (1.46%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (1.46%) iPaaS
7 2 (0.98%) G Suite
7 2 (0.98%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.49%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.49%) GitHub
8 1 (0.49%) SaaS
8 1 (0.49%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 35 (17.07%) Firewall
2 32 (15.61%) WAN
3 26 (12.68%) LAN
4 23 (11.22%) SAN
5 20 (9.76%) TCP/IP
6 19 (9.27%) DNS
7 17 (8.29%) NAS
8 16 (7.80%) VPN
9 14 (6.83%) DHCP
10 13 (6.34%) iSCSI
11 6 (2.93%) Skype
12 5 (2.44%) WLAN
13 4 (1.95%) Internet
13 4 (1.95%) Network Security
14 3 (1.46%) IP Telephony
15 2 (0.98%) ATM
15 2 (0.98%) SSH
16 1 (0.49%) HTTP
16 1 (0.49%) SMTP
16 1 (0.49%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (19.02%) SQL Server
2 24 (11.71%) MySQL
3 15 (7.32%) NoSQL
4 6 (2.93%) Relational Database
5 5 (2.44%) MongoDB
5 5 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (2.44%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.46%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.98%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.49%) Base SAS
9 1 (0.49%) Big Data
9 1 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.49%) DB2
9 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.49%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 1 (0.49%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (7.80%) Git (software)
2 13 (6.34%) Jenkins
2 13 (6.34%) Maven
2 13 (6.34%) Subversion
3 7 (3.41%) JUnit
4 6 (2.93%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (2.44%) Ant
5 5 (2.44%) JIRA
5 5 (2.44%) Visual Studio
6 4 (1.95%) GCC
6 4 (1.95%) HttpUnit
6 4 (1.95%) JMeter
6 4 (1.95%) NuGet
7 3 (1.46%) Bitbucket
7 3 (1.46%) Eclipse
7 3 (1.46%) Moq
7 3 (1.46%) MSI
7 3 (1.46%) NSubstitute
7 3 (1.46%) NUnit
7 3 (1.46%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 35 (17.07%) Finance
2 11 (5.37%) Games
3 7 (3.41%) Banking
3 7 (3.41%) Retail
4 4 (1.95%) Legal
5 1 (0.49%) Back Office
5 1 (0.49%) German Language
5 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (17.56%) Analyst
2 22 (10.73%) Developer
3 21 (10.24%) Support Analyst
4 18 (8.78%) Software Engineer
5 17 (8.29%) Support Engineer
5 17 (8.29%) Systems Engineer
6 16 (7.80%) Administrator
7 15 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 15 (7.32%) IT Analyst
7 15 (7.32%) Systems Administrator
8 12 (5.85%) Tester
9 11 (5.37%) IT Support
9 11 (5.37%) Manual Tester
9 11 (5.37%) Security Tester
10 10 (4.88%) DevOps Engineer
10 10 (4.88%) IT Support Analyst
11 9 (4.39%) C++ Software Engineer
11 9 (4.39%) IT Engineer
11 9 (4.39%) Linux Engineer
11 9 (4.39%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (13.17%) .NET
2 22 (10.73%) Web Services
3 13 (6.34%) LAMP
4 11 (5.37%) XML
5 10 (4.88%) ASP.NET
6 9 (4.39%) HTML
7 8 (3.90%) AngularJS
7 8 (3.90%) MFC
7 8 (3.90%) SOAP
8 7 (3.41%) CSS
9 6 (2.93%) .NET Framework
9 6 (2.93%) J2EE
9 6 (2.93%) RESTful
10 5 (2.44%) Hibernate
10 5 (2.44%) Spring
11 4 (1.95%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (1.95%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 4 (1.95%) jQuery
11 4 (1.95%) REST
11 4 (1.95%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.78%) Data Centre
2 11 (5.37%) Computer Science
3 7 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.93%) Fat Client
4 6 (2.93%) Thin Client
5 5 (2.44%) Blackberry
5 5 (2.44%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.95%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.46%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.46%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.46%) Replication
7 3 (1.46%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.98%) Augmented Reality
8 2 (0.98%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.98%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.98%) EPoS
8 2 (0.98%) Fintech
8 2 (0.98%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.98%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.98%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 88 (42.93%) Windows Server
2 69 (33.66%) Linux
3 29 (14.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (12.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (8.78%) Ubuntu
6 17 (8.29%) Solaris
7 14 (6.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (5.37%) Windows 7
9 10 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (4.39%) Android
10 9 (4.39%) Apple iOS
11 8 (3.90%) Unix
11 8 (3.90%) Windows XP
12 6 (2.93%) CentOS
13 4 (1.95%) Windows 10
13 4 (1.95%) Windows 8
14 3 (1.46%) Debian
15 2 (0.98%) OpenVMS
15 2 (0.98%) Windows 2000
16 1 (0.49%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (16.59%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (15.12%) DevOps
3 23 (11.22%) Software Engineering
4 22 (10.73%) Configuration Management
4 22 (10.73%) ITIL
5 19 (9.27%) Open Source
6 18 (8.78%) Mentoring
7 16 (7.80%) OO
8 13 (6.34%) SDLC
9 12 (5.85%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (5.85%) IT Strategy
9 12 (5.85%) Penetration Testing
9 12 (5.85%) Security Testing
10 11 (5.37%) Root Cause Analysis
11 10 (4.88%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (4.88%) Infrastructure Monitoring
12 9 (4.39%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (3.90%) Disruptive Innovation
14 7 (3.41%) Coaching
15 6 (2.93%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 54 (26.34%) PowerShell
2 43 (20.98%) Python
3 42 (20.49%) C#
4 38 (18.54%) SQL
5 36 (17.56%) C++
6 32 (15.61%) Java
7 25 (12.20%) Bash Shell
8 19 (9.27%) Ruby
9 17 (8.29%) C
10 14 (6.83%) VB
11 13 (6.34%) JavaScript
12 8 (3.90%) Perl
13 6 (2.93%) VBScript
14 4 (1.95%) PHP
14 4 (1.95%) Shell Script
15 3 (1.46%) XPath
16 2 (0.98%) Assembly Language
16 2 (0.98%) Bourne shell
16 2 (0.98%) Embedded C
16 2 (0.98%) Korn
Qualifications
1 28 (13.66%) Degree
2 12 (5.85%) CREST Certified
3 10 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (4.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (3.90%) CCNA
6 7 (3.41%) MCSE
7 4 (1.95%) HND
8 3 (1.46%) CISSP
8 3 (1.46%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.46%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.98%) MCP
9 2 (0.98%) NCDA
9 2 (0.98%) NCIE
9 2 (0.98%) VCAP
9 2 (0.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.49%) CCNP
10 1 (0.49%) CISM
10 1 (0.49%) ISEB
10 1 (0.49%) MCSA
10 1 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.44%) SLA
2 4 (1.95%) QA
3 3 (1.46%) COBIT
4 2 (0.98%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.49%) HL7
5 1 (0.49%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 65 (31.71%) Active Directory
2 32 (15.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (12.68%) Hyper-V
4 13 (6.34%) Microsoft App-V
5 10 (4.88%) XenApp
5 10 (4.88%) XenDesktop
6 8 (3.90%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (3.90%) vSphere
7 6 (2.93%) Terminal Services
8 3 (1.46%) BitLocker
8 3 (1.46%) Firmware
8 3 (1.46%) NFS
9 2 (0.98%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.98%) NDS
9 2 (0.98%) NetIQ eDirectory
9 2 (0.98%) Samba
9 2 (0.98%) vCloud
9 2 (0.98%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.49%) Docker
10 1 (0.49%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 37 (18.05%) Opscode Chef
2 33 (16.10%) Puppet
3 30 (14.63%) SCCM
4 16 (7.80%) Nagios
5 15 (7.32%) Ansible
6 13 (6.34%) SCOM
7 9 (4.39%) Check_MK
8 6 (2.93%) SCVMM
9 5 (2.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 5 (2.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 4 (1.95%) Capistrano
10 4 (1.95%) DameWare
10 4 (1.95%) McAfee ePO
10 4 (1.95%) Microsoft Intune
10 4 (1.95%) yum
11 3 (1.46%) Microsoft Clustering
11 3 (1.46%) PowerCLI
12 2 (0.98%) NetIQ Identity Manager
12 2 (0.98%) SolarWinds Orion
12 2 (0.98%) vRealize
Vendors
1 69 (33.66%) Microsoft
2 44 (21.46%) VMware
3 43 (20.98%) Cisco
4 24 (11.71%) Citrix
5 17 (8.29%) Red Hat
6 15 (7.32%) Oracle
7 12 (5.85%) HP
7 12 (5.85%) Perforce
8 11 (5.37%) Brocade
8 11 (5.37%) Percona
8 11 (5.37%) Riverbed
9 9 (4.39%) Palo Alto
10 7 (3.41%) Dell
11 6 (2.93%) F5
11 6 (2.93%) Symantec
12 5 (2.44%) CA
12 5 (2.44%) Google
12 5 (2.44%) Intel Security
12 5 (2.44%) SolarWinds
12 5 (2.44%) Varonis
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