Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
10 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 20 15
Rank change year-on-year +9 -5 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 355 221 354
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 13.42% 9.66% 11.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 59.97% 44.74% 48.90%
Number of salaries quoted 242 144 221
Edinburgh median annual salary £37,500 £38,835 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.44% +2.20% +8.57%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,300 £24,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £56,250 £57,500
Scotland median annual salary £38,000 £39,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year -3.80% +1.28% +5.41%

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 592 494 724
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 22.37% 21.59% 24.03%
Number of salaries quoted 378 355 416
Edinburgh median annual salary £38,500 £44,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% +6.94%
10th Percentile £26,175 £27,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £59,500 £57,500
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75% +6.67%

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 10 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 129 (36.34%) Windows Server
2 120 (33.80%) VMware
3 118 (33.24%) Linux
4 112 (31.55%) Microsoft
5 109 (30.70%) Active Directory
6 99 (27.89%) Java
7 91 (25.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 88 (24.79%) SQL Server
9 87 (24.51%) PowerShell
10 86 (24.23%) ITIL
11 85 (23.94%) C++
12 82 (23.10%) SQL
13 79 (22.25%) C#
14 72 (20.28%) .NET
14 72 (20.28%) Software Engineering
14 72 (20.28%) Robotics
14 72 (20.28%) Innovative Thinking
15 65 (18.31%) SCCM
15 65 (18.31%) Microsoft Azure
16 61 (17.18%) SCOM
16 61 (17.18%) Degree
17 60 (16.90%) Git (software)
18 58 (16.34%) Finance
19 57 (16.06%) Windows Server 2008
19 57 (16.06%) Agile Software Development
20 56 (15.77%) Python
21 54 (15.21%) DevOps
22 52 (14.65%) Continuous Delivery
22 52 (14.65%) Cisco
23 49 (13.80%) Software Testing

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 36 (10.14%) MS Exchange
2 26 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (7.04%) IIS
4 22 (6.20%) Skype for Business
5 18 (5.07%) JBoss
6 15 (4.23%) Apache
7 13 (3.66%) Tomcat
8 12 (3.38%) IBM Domino
9 4 (1.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.85%) CMS
10 3 (0.85%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.56%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.28%) SAS
12 1 (0.28%) Umbraco
Applications
1 14 (3.94%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.28%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.69%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.28%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 65 (18.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (8.17%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (7.04%) Mimecast
4 18 (5.07%) Cloud Computing
4 18 (5.07%) Office 365
5 16 (4.51%) Azure Active Directory
6 8 (2.25%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (1.41%) SaaS
8 4 (1.13%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 46 (12.96%) DNS
2 44 (12.39%) DHCP
3 40 (11.27%) SAN
4 20 (5.63%) Firewall
5 15 (4.23%) SSL
6 14 (3.94%) Internet
6 14 (3.94%) Skype
6 14 (3.94%) SSH
6 14 (3.94%) Unified Communications
6 14 (3.94%) WAN
7 13 (3.66%) LAN
8 11 (3.10%) IP Telephony
9 10 (2.82%) TCP/IP
10 5 (1.41%) VoIP
10 5 (1.41%) VPN
11 3 (0.85%) IMAP
11 3 (0.85%) Kerberos
11 3 (0.85%) LDAP
11 3 (0.85%) NAS
11 3 (0.85%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (24.79%) SQL Server
2 29 (8.17%) Big Data
3 16 (4.51%) GIS
4 13 (3.66%) Data Mining
5 9 (2.54%) DB2
6 7 (1.97%) Oracle Database
7 6 (1.69%) MySQL
7 6 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (1.69%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.41%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (1.13%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (0.85%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.85%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.85%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.28%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.28%) SAS EBI
12 1 (0.28%) SAS Visual Analytics
12 1 (0.28%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 60 (16.90%) Git (software)
2 43 (12.11%) Jenkins
2 43 (12.11%) Maven
3 38 (10.70%) Selenium
4 30 (8.45%) NuGet
5 29 (8.17%) Bugzilla
5 29 (8.17%) Visual Studio
6 28 (7.89%) Artifactory
6 28 (7.89%) CMake
6 28 (7.89%) MSBuild
6 28 (7.89%) Phabricator
6 28 (7.89%) Ranorex
6 28 (7.89%) SonarQube
7 21 (5.92%) NetBeans
8 20 (5.63%) Team Foundation Server
9 13 (3.66%) Subversion
10 11 (3.10%) GoCD
11 10 (2.82%) GitLab
12 8 (2.25%) IBM UrbanCode
12 8 (2.25%) SpecFlow
General
1 58 (16.34%) Finance
2 16 (4.51%) Legal
3 10 (2.82%) Advertising
3 10 (2.82%) Military
4 8 (2.25%) Financial Institution
5 3 (0.85%) Dutch Language
5 3 (0.85%) German Language
6 2 (0.56%) Banking
6 2 (0.56%) Electronics
6 2 (0.56%) French Language
6 2 (0.56%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.56%) Marketing
6 2 (0.56%) Retail
6 2 (0.56%) Retail Banking
6 2 (0.56%) Spanish Language
6 2 (0.56%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.28%) Billing
7 1 (0.28%) Games
7 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.28%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 78 (21.97%) Software Engineer
2 69 (19.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 50 (14.08%) Analyst
4 33 (9.30%) Developer
5 29 (8.17%) Test Engineer
6 26 (7.32%) IT Engineer
7 25 (7.04%) Development Engineer
7 25 (7.04%) Software Development Engineer
7 25 (7.04%) Software Test Engineer
7 25 (7.04%) Test Development Engineer
8 21 (5.92%) IT Analyst
8 21 (5.92%) Systems Analyst
9 19 (5.35%) Project Manager
10 18 (5.07%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
11 17 (4.79%) C# Software Engineer
11 17 (4.79%) Java Engineer
11 17 (4.79%) Java Software Engineer
12 16 (4.51%) Systems Engineer
13 15 (4.23%) Java Developer
14 14 (3.94%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (20.28%) .NET
2 32 (9.01%) RESTful
3 31 (8.73%) Web Services
4 30 (8.45%) SOAP
5 19 (5.35%) Spring
6 18 (5.07%) AngularJS
6 18 (5.07%) WPF
7 16 (4.51%) Swing
8 14 (3.94%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 14 (3.94%) WCF
9 13 (3.66%) OpenCV
10 12 (3.38%) HTML
11 11 (3.10%) CSS
11 11 (3.10%) Hibernate
11 11 (3.10%) JSON
11 11 (3.10%) Spring Security
12 10 (2.82%) JDBC
13 8 (2.25%) Elastic Stack
14 6 (1.69%) Java EE
14 6 (1.69%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 72 (20.28%) Robotics
2 39 (10.99%) Virtual Team
3 27 (7.61%) Algorithms
3 27 (7.61%) EMC VNX
4 25 (7.04%) Computer Science
5 18 (5.07%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (4.79%) Blackberry
7 9 (2.54%) Data Centre
8 6 (1.69%) Embedded Systems
9 5 (1.41%) Digital Signage
10 4 (1.13%) Replication
11 3 (0.85%) Clustering
11 3 (0.85%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.85%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.56%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.56%) Greenfield Project
12 2 (0.56%) Tandem
13 1 (0.28%) e-Learning
13 1 (0.28%) iPhone
13 1 (0.28%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 129 (36.34%) Windows Server
2 118 (33.24%) Linux
3 91 (25.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 57 (16.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 42 (11.83%) Unix
6 35 (9.86%) Debian
7 30 (8.45%) Windows 10
8 12 (3.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (3.10%) Windows 7
10 10 (2.82%) Solaris
11 8 (2.25%) Android
11 8 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (1.97%) CentOS
13 5 (1.41%) Windows XP
14 4 (1.13%) Ubuntu
14 4 (1.13%) Windows 8
15 3 (0.85%) Apple iOS
16 2 (0.56%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.56%) Windows 2000
16 2 (0.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (24.23%) ITIL
2 72 (20.28%) Innovative Thinking
2 72 (20.28%) Software Engineering
3 57 (16.06%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (15.21%) DevOps
5 52 (14.65%) Continuous Delivery
6 49 (13.80%) Software Testing
7 36 (10.14%) Mentoring
8 34 (9.58%) Validation
9 32 (9.01%) ITIL V3
10 31 (8.73%) Test Automation
10 31 (8.73%) Unit Testing
11 27 (7.61%) Performance Management
12 26 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
13 25 (7.04%) SDET
14 24 (6.76%) Root Cause Analysis
15 23 (6.48%) Image Processing
15 23 (6.48%) Machine Learning
16 22 (6.20%) SOA
17 18 (5.07%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 99 (27.89%) Java
2 87 (24.51%) PowerShell
3 85 (23.94%) C++
4 82 (23.10%) SQL
5 79 (22.25%) C#
6 56 (15.77%) Python
7 23 (6.48%) C
8 15 (4.23%) Perl
8 15 (4.23%) PHP
9 12 (3.38%) JavaScript
9 12 (3.38%) Ruby
10 11 (3.10%) Bash Shell
11 10 (2.82%) Shell Script
11 10 (2.82%) VB
12 5 (1.41%) VBScript
13 4 (1.13%) ES6
14 3 (0.85%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.56%) TypeScript
16 1 (0.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 61 (17.18%) Degree
2 44 (12.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 39 (10.99%) MCSE
4 29 (8.17%) Numerate Degree
5 16 (4.51%) MCSA
5 16 (4.51%) Security Cleared
6 9 (2.54%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (2.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 8 (2.25%) Computer Science Degree
8 6 (1.69%) CCNA
9 5 (1.41%) CREST Certified
10 4 (1.13%) MCP
11 3 (0.85%) AWS Certification
12 2 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (0.56%) CTC Cleared
12 2 (0.56%) HND
12 2 (0.56%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 1 (0.28%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (4.23%) ISO 9001
3 14 (3.94%) GDPR
4 10 (2.82%) SLA
5 8 (2.25%) GCP
System Software
1 109 (30.70%) Active Directory
2 42 (11.83%) Hyper-V
2 42 (11.83%) VMware ESXi
3 41 (11.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 28 (7.89%) vSphere
5 21 (5.92%) Microsoft App-V
5 21 (5.92%) XenApp
6 20 (5.63%) XenDesktop
7 8 (2.25%) Docker
8 5 (1.41%) Firmware
9 3 (0.85%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.56%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.56%) KVM
10 2 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.28%) Xen
Systems Management
1 65 (18.31%) SCCM
2 61 (17.18%) SCOM
3 41 (11.55%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (5.63%) Ansible
4 20 (5.63%) Puppet
5 16 (4.51%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 12 (3.38%) Cisco CUCM
6 12 (3.38%) Nagios
7 11 (3.10%) Terraform
8 8 (2.25%) Consul
8 8 (2.25%) Rundeck
8 8 (2.25%) WSUS
9 7 (1.97%) Cacti
9 7 (1.97%) SmokePing
10 4 (1.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 4 (1.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 3 (0.85%) HockeyApp
11 3 (0.85%) Microsoft Clustering
12 2 (0.56%) PowerCLI
12 2 (0.56%) yum
Vendors
1 120 (33.80%) VMware
2 112 (31.55%) Microsoft
3 52 (14.65%) Cisco
4 33 (9.30%) Citrix
5 28 (7.89%) EMC
6 25 (7.04%) Oracle
7 21 (5.92%) HP
7 21 (5.92%) ServiceNow
8 18 (5.07%) Symantec
9 15 (4.23%) Red Hat
10 14 (3.94%) iManage
10 14 (3.94%) Lotus
10 14 (3.94%) Splunk
11 13 (3.66%) Google
11 13 (3.66%) SolarWinds
12 10 (2.82%) MobileIron
13 8 (2.25%) RedGate
13 8 (2.25%) SAP
14 5 (1.41%) CA
15 4 (1.13%) F5