Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
20 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 16 18 12
Rank change year-on-year +2 -6 +10
Permanent jobs citing Windows 257 249 378
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 11.79% 9.76% 13.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 49.33% 47.61% 59.43%
Number of salaries quoted 161 165 249
Edinburgh median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.67% - -3.85%
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,550 £26,000
90th Percentile £58,627 £70,000 £61,250
Scotland median annual salary £38,500 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +1.32% -2.56%

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 521 523 636
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 23.91% 20.51% 23.49%
Number of salaries quoted 274 323 399
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -4.76%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,200
90th Percentile £62,500 £69,750 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £44,500 £43,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.89% +8.13% -1.23%

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 20 November 2019.

Salary histogram for Windows in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 102 (39.69%) Linux
2 74 (28.79%) Active Directory
3 70 (27.24%) Software Engineering
3 70 (27.24%) Windows Server
4 66 (25.68%) Azure
5 65 (25.29%) Degree
6 63 (24.51%) Java
7 59 (22.96%) Windows 10
8 58 (22.57%) Git (software)
8 58 (22.57%) C#
8 58 (22.57%) Finance
9 56 (21.79%) C++
10 55 (21.40%) Microsoft
11 51 (19.84%) SQL
11 51 (19.84%) Agile Software Development
12 49 (19.07%) .NET
13 45 (17.51%) Robotics
13 45 (17.51%) Numerate Degree
13 45 (17.51%) Innovative Thinking
14 43 (16.73%) DevOps
15 41 (15.95%) PowerShell
16 40 (15.56%) Office 365
16 40 (15.56%) Ansible
17 38 (14.79%) Big Data
17 38 (14.79%) VMware
18 35 (13.62%) AWS
19 34 (13.23%) Problem-Solving
20 33 (12.84%) Opscode Chef
20 33 (12.84%) Firewall
21 31 (12.06%) SOAP

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 (5.84%) MS Exchange
2 13 (5.06%) SharePoint
3 12 (4.67%) IBM HTTP Server
3 12 (4.67%) IIS
4 11 (4.28%) WebSphere
5 7 (2.72%) Skype for Business
6 4 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.17%) Apache
8 2 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.78%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.39%) JBoss
9 1 (0.39%) nginx
Applications
1 27 (10.51%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 66 (25.68%) Azure
2 40 (15.56%) Office 365
3 35 (13.62%) AWS
4 21 (8.17%) GCP
5 12 (4.67%) GitHub
6 11 (4.28%) IaaS
7 10 (3.89%) Power Platform
7 10 (3.89%) Serverless
8 5 (1.95%) Mimecast
9 4 (1.56%) Azure Stack
9 4 (1.56%) IBM Cloud
10 3 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.78%) SaaS
12 1 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.39%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.39%) OpenDNS
12 1 (0.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (12.84%) Firewall
2 23 (8.95%) DNS
2 23 (8.95%) TCP/IP
3 20 (7.78%) DHCP
4 15 (5.84%) HTTP
4 15 (5.84%) WAN
5 14 (5.45%) LAN
6 10 (3.89%) VPN
6 10 (3.89%) Wi-Fi
7 9 (3.50%) VLAN
8 7 (2.72%) Skype
9 6 (2.33%) Cisco IOS
9 6 (2.33%) SAN
10 5 (1.95%) NAS
11 4 (1.56%) MPLS
12 3 (1.17%) VoIP
13 2 (0.78%) Intrusion Detection
13 2 (0.78%) SSH
14 1 (0.39%) PPTP
14 1 (0.39%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (14.79%) Big Data
2 27 (10.51%) GIS
3 18 (7.00%) Data Mining
4 14 (5.45%) SQL Server
5 10 (3.89%) Power BI
6 4 (1.56%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.17%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.17%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.78%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.78%) MySQL
8 2 (0.78%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.78%) Redis
9 1 (0.39%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.39%) MS Access
9 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 58 (22.57%) Git (software)
2 31 (12.06%) Jenkins
3 27 (10.51%) NetBeans
3 27 (10.51%) Visual Studio
4 26 (10.12%) IBM UrbanCode
4 26 (10.12%) Team Foundation Server
5 18 (7.00%) JIRA
6 16 (6.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 16 (6.23%) GoCD
6 16 (6.23%) Octopus Deploy
6 16 (6.23%) Subversion
7 3 (1.17%) MSI
8 1 (0.39%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.39%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.39%) TestLink
General
1 58 (22.57%) Finance
2 28 (10.89%) Banking
3 18 (7.00%) Retail
4 6 (2.33%) Public Sector
5 3 (1.17%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.17%) German Language
5 3 (1.17%) Law
6 2 (0.78%) Automotive
6 2 (0.78%) Games
7 1 (0.39%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.39%) Legal
7 1 (0.39%) Military
7 1 (0.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 54 (21.01%) Software Engineer
2 30 (11.67%) Senior Software Engineer
3 29 (11.28%) C# Software Engineer
4 27 (10.51%) Java Engineer
4 27 (10.51%) Java Software Engineer
5 26 (10.12%) Graduate
6 23 (8.95%) Analyst
7 22 (8.56%) IT Support
8 21 (8.17%) Consultant
9 20 (7.78%) C++ Software Engineer
9 20 (7.78%) Cloud Engineer
9 20 (7.78%) Support Analyst
10 19 (7.39%) DevOps Consultant
10 19 (7.39%) Graduate Software Engineer
11 18 (7.00%) Administrator
12 17 (6.61%) Support Engineer
13 16 (6.23%) IT Engineer
13 16 (6.23%) Senior Consultant
13 16 (6.23%) Senior DevOps
13 16 (6.23%) Senior DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (19.07%) .NET
2 31 (12.06%) SOAP
3 28 (10.89%) WPF
4 27 (10.51%) RESTful
4 27 (10.51%) Swing
5 21 (8.17%) Web Services
6 18 (7.00%) Elastic Stack
7 15 (5.84%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 12 (4.67%) Node.js
9 11 (4.28%) .NET Framework
9 11 (4.28%) OpenCV
10 5 (1.95%) .NET Core
11 4 (1.56%) MFC
11 4 (1.56%) REST
11 4 (1.56%) STL
12 3 (1.17%) CSS
12 3 (1.17%) HTML
12 3 (1.17%) ONVIF
12 3 (1.17%) Oracle Fusion
13 2 (0.78%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 45 (17.51%) Robotics
2 20 (7.78%) Algorithms
3 15 (5.84%) Hybrid Cloud
3 15 (5.84%) Public Cloud
4 11 (4.28%) Virtual Team
5 10 (3.89%) Cloud Native
5 10 (3.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 10 (3.89%) EMC VMAX
6 9 (3.50%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.56%) RSA SecurID
7 4 (1.56%) Security Operations Centre
8 3 (1.17%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.17%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.78%) 3D Graphics
9 2 (0.78%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.78%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (0.78%) iPhone
9 2 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.39%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.39%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 102 (39.69%) Linux
2 70 (27.24%) Windows Server
3 59 (22.96%) Windows 10
4 30 (11.67%) Windows 7
5 27 (10.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (10.12%) Unix
7 22 (8.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 19 (7.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (4.67%) Android
10 10 (3.89%) Apple iOS
11 4 (1.56%) Windows 8
12 3 (1.17%) CentOS
12 3 (1.17%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.78%) Debian
13 2 (0.78%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.78%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.39%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.39%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.39%) SUSE
14 1 (0.39%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (27.24%) Software Engineering
2 51 (19.84%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (17.51%) Innovative Thinking
4 43 (16.73%) DevOps
5 34 (13.23%) Problem-Solving
6 30 (11.67%) Microservices
7 29 (11.28%) Continuous Integration
8 28 (10.89%) Infrastructure as Code
9 27 (10.51%) SOA
9 27 (10.51%) Software Testing
10 26 (10.12%) Continuous Delivery
10 26 (10.12%) Open Source
11 23 (8.95%) Mentoring
12 22 (8.56%) Fintech
13 20 (7.78%) Mathematics
14 18 (7.00%) Deep Learning
14 18 (7.00%) Machine Learning
14 18 (7.00%) OO
15 17 (6.61%) Customer Engagement
15 17 (6.61%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 63 (24.51%) Java
2 58 (22.57%) C#
3 56 (21.79%) C++
4 51 (19.84%) SQL
5 41 (15.95%) PowerShell
6 27 (10.51%) Python
7 21 (8.17%) JavaScript
8 18 (7.00%) Groovy
9 17 (6.61%) Ruby
10 14 (5.45%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.78%) Go
11 2 (0.78%) Perl
11 2 (0.78%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.39%) Bourne shell
12 1 (0.39%) C
12 1 (0.39%) C-shell
12 1 (0.39%) Korn
12 1 (0.39%) PHP
12 1 (0.39%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 65 (25.29%) Degree
2 45 (17.51%) Numerate Degree
3 8 (3.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (1.95%) MCSA
5 4 (1.56%) MCSE
6 3 (1.17%) CCNA
6 3 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.17%) HND
7 2 (0.78%) HNC
7 2 (0.78%) MCTS
7 2 (0.78%) PhD
7 2 (0.78%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.39%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.39%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.33%) SLA
2 2 (0.78%) QA
3 1 (0.39%) PSD2
System Software
1 74 (28.79%) Active Directory
2 27 (10.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (7.00%) Docker
4 11 (4.28%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
4 11 (4.28%) XenDesktop
5 9 (3.50%) Hyper-V
5 9 (3.50%) Virtual Desktop
6 5 (1.95%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (1.56%) BitLocker
8 3 (1.17%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.78%) NFS
9 2 (0.78%) vCloud
9 2 (0.78%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.78%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.78%) XenApp
10 1 (0.39%) Dovecot
10 1 (0.39%) Postfix
10 1 (0.39%) SpamAssassin
10 1 (0.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 40 (15.56%) Ansible
2 33 (12.84%) Opscode Chef
3 30 (11.67%) Terraform
4 24 (9.34%) SCCM
5 21 (8.17%) Puppet
6 16 (6.23%) Consul
6 16 (6.23%) Rundeck
7 13 (5.06%) Kubernetes
8 4 (1.56%) SCOM
8 4 (1.56%) vRealize
9 3 (1.17%) Backup Exec
9 3 (1.17%) Failover Clustering
9 3 (1.17%) Microsoft Intune
10 2 (0.78%) Grafana
10 2 (0.78%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.78%) Prometheus
10 2 (0.78%) vCenter Server
10 2 (0.78%) WSUS
10 2 (0.78%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 55 (21.40%) Microsoft
2 38 (14.79%) VMware
3 30 (11.67%) Cisco
4 18 (7.00%) IBM
4 18 (7.00%) Red Hat
4 18 (7.00%) ServiceNow
5 16 (6.23%) Delphix
5 16 (6.23%) RedGate
5 16 (6.23%) Splunk
6 12 (4.67%) Apple
6 12 (4.67%) Citrix
7 11 (4.28%) EMC
8 9 (3.50%) Dell
8 9 (3.50%) Oracle
9 5 (1.95%) iManage
9 5 (1.95%) Kaspersky
10 4 (1.56%) Google
11 3 (1.17%) Ivanti
11 3 (1.17%) MobileIron
11 3 (1.17%) Xamarin