Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 19 16
Rank change year-on-year +7 -3 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 352 206 296
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 13.10% 9.36% 10.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 63.42% 44.30% 47.36%
Number of salaries quoted 229 147 189
Edinburgh median annual salary £34,000 £37,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.33% -8.54% +17.14%
10th Percentile £26,500 £23,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £64,800
Scotland median annual salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.32% -5.00% +10.34%

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 555 465 625
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 20.65% 21.14% 22.53%
Number of salaries quoted 352 313 376
Edinburgh median annual salary £35,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.65% +3.66% +9.33%
10th Percentile £26,500 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £53,750 £57,500 £57,500
Scotland median annual salary £39,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -4.82% +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 23 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 140 (39.77%) Linux
2 112 (31.82%) Windows Server
3 102 (28.98%) C++
3 102 (28.98%) Microsoft
4 101 (28.69%) SQL
5 98 (27.84%) C#
6 97 (27.56%) Java
7 89 (25.28%) Git (software)
8 88 (25.00%) .NET
9 82 (23.30%) VMware
10 77 (21.88%) Active Directory
10 77 (21.88%) SQL Server
11 75 (21.31%) Software Engineering
11 75 (21.31%) Robotics
11 75 (21.31%) Innovative Thinking
12 70 (19.89%) DevOps
13 65 (18.47%) Python
14 63 (17.90%) Degree
15 62 (17.61%) Windows Server 2012
16 61 (17.33%) Microsoft Azure
17 56 (15.91%) SCCM
18 52 (14.77%) PowerShell
18 52 (14.77%) Software Testing
18 52 (14.77%) ITIL
19 51 (14.49%) Amazon AWS
20 49 (13.92%) Jenkins
20 49 (13.92%) Agile Software Development
20 49 (13.92%) SCOM
20 49 (13.92%) Continuous Delivery
21 47 (13.35%) Numerate Degree

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 (10.23%) MS Exchange
2 12 (3.41%) Tomcat
3 10 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (2.84%) SAS
4 6 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (1.70%) JBoss
5 5 (1.42%) Apache
5 5 (1.42%) IIS
5 5 (1.42%) Skype for Business
6 3 (0.85%) IBM Domino
7 2 (0.57%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.57%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 16 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (2.84%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (2.27%) Elite 3E
2 3 (0.85%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.57%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 61 (17.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 51 (14.49%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (5.97%) Google Cloud Platform
4 13 (3.69%) Office 365
5 11 (3.13%) Mimecast
6 10 (2.84%) SaaS
7 8 (2.27%) PaaS
8 7 (1.99%) IaaS
8 7 (1.99%) npm
9 5 (1.42%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.57%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 2 (0.57%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.57%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 42 (11.93%) Firewall
2 37 (10.51%) DNS
2 37 (10.51%) SAN
3 26 (7.39%) DHCP
4 24 (6.82%) VPN
5 9 (2.56%) IP Telephony
5 9 (2.56%) Network Security
5 9 (2.56%) TCP/IP
6 7 (1.99%) SSH
6 7 (1.99%) SSL
7 6 (1.70%) Internet
7 6 (1.70%) VLAN
8 4 (1.14%) WAN
9 3 (0.85%) FTP
9 3 (0.85%) LAN
9 3 (0.85%) Skype
9 3 (0.85%) SMTP
9 3 (0.85%) Unified Communications
9 3 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.57%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (21.88%) SQL Server
2 47 (13.35%) Big Data
3 27 (7.67%) GIS
4 21 (5.97%) Data Mining
4 21 (5.97%) PostgreSQL
5 15 (4.26%) MySQL
6 12 (3.41%) Relational Database
7 11 (3.13%) NoSQL
8 10 (2.84%) Oracle Database
9 9 (2.56%) DB2
9 9 (2.56%) MongoDB
10 7 (1.99%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (1.99%) BusinessObjects
10 7 (1.99%) HBase
10 7 (1.99%) Oracle Database 10g
10 7 (1.99%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (1.99%) Oracle Database 12c
10 7 (1.99%) Redis
11 5 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 89 (25.28%) Git (software)
2 49 (13.92%) Jenkins
3 34 (9.66%) Visual Studio
4 30 (8.52%) NetBeans
5 29 (8.24%) Selenium
5 29 (8.24%) Subversion
6 28 (7.95%) Maven
7 27 (7.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 25 (7.10%) NuGet
9 24 (6.82%) Artifactory
9 24 (6.82%) Bugzilla
9 24 (6.82%) CMake
9 24 (6.82%) MSBuild
9 24 (6.82%) Phabricator
9 24 (6.82%) Ranorex
9 24 (6.82%) SonarQube
10 20 (5.68%) JIRA
10 20 (5.68%) Octopus Deploy
11 19 (5.40%) GoCD
12 18 (5.11%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 44 (12.50%) Finance
2 10 (2.84%) Advertising
2 10 (2.84%) Legal
3 5 (1.42%) Banking
4 3 (0.85%) Dutch Language
4 3 (0.85%) Electronics
4 3 (0.85%) German Language
4 3 (0.85%) Retail
4 3 (0.85%) Retail Banking
5 2 (0.57%) Billing
5 2 (0.57%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.57%) French Language
5 2 (0.57%) Law
5 2 (0.57%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.57%) Marketing
5 2 (0.57%) Spanish Language
5 2 (0.57%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.28%) Games
6 1 (0.28%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 87 (24.72%) Software Engineer
2 39 (11.08%) Developer
2 39 (11.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 33 (9.38%) Analyst
4 32 (9.09%) C# Software Engineer
5 28 (7.95%) Consultant
6 27 (7.67%) Java Engineer
6 27 (7.67%) Java Software Engineer
7 24 (6.82%) Development Engineer
7 24 (6.82%) Software Development Engineer
7 24 (6.82%) Software Test Engineer
7 24 (6.82%) Test Development Engineer
7 24 (6.82%) Test Engineer
8 19 (5.40%) DevOps Consultant
8 19 (5.40%) Senior Consultant
8 19 (5.40%) Senior DevOps
9 18 (5.11%) Senior DevOps Consultant
10 17 (4.83%) .NET Developer
10 17 (4.83%) Systems Engineer
11 16 (4.55%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (25.00%) .NET
2 35 (9.94%) Web Services
3 33 (9.38%) RESTful
4 30 (8.52%) WPF
5 29 (8.24%) SOAP
6 28 (7.95%) Elastic Stack
7 26 (7.39%) Swing
8 22 (6.25%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 21 (5.97%) OpenCV
10 13 (3.69%) CSS
10 13 (3.69%) HTML
11 12 (3.41%) WCF
12 11 (3.13%) Spring
13 10 (2.84%) Hibernate
14 9 (2.56%) React
15 7 (1.99%) AngularJS
15 7 (1.99%) Enzyme
15 7 (1.99%) Jest
15 7 (1.99%) Redux
16 6 (1.70%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 75 (21.31%) Robotics
2 25 (7.10%) Algorithms
3 16 (4.55%) Virtual Team
4 13 (3.69%) Data Centre
5 12 (3.41%) Computer Science
6 11 (3.13%) Public Cloud
7 9 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (1.99%) DataPower
9 6 (1.70%) Digital Signage
9 6 (1.70%) EMC VNX
9 6 (1.70%) Replication
10 5 (1.42%) Embedded Systems
11 4 (1.14%) Blackberry
11 4 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.14%) Management Information System
11 4 (1.14%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.85%) Mainframe
13 2 (0.57%) Clustering
13 2 (0.57%) e-Learning
13 2 (0.57%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 140 (39.77%) Linux
2 112 (31.82%) Windows Server
3 62 (17.61%) Windows Server 2012
4 45 (12.78%) Unix
5 29 (8.24%) Windows 10
6 25 (7.10%) Debian
6 25 (7.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (4.83%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (3.98%) Robot Operating System
8 14 (3.98%) Windows 7
9 12 (3.41%) Android
9 12 (3.41%) Solaris
10 11 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (1.99%) AIX
11 7 (1.99%) HPUX
12 6 (1.70%) Apple iOS
12 6 (1.70%) Windows XP
13 5 (1.42%) CentOS
13 5 (1.42%) Mac OS X
14 4 (1.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (21.31%) Innovative Thinking
1 75 (21.31%) Software Engineering
2 70 (19.89%) DevOps
3 52 (14.77%) ITIL
3 52 (14.77%) Software Testing
4 49 (13.92%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (13.92%) Continuous Delivery
5 33 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
6 31 (8.81%) SOA
6 31 (8.81%) Unit Testing
7 27 (7.67%) Test Automation
7 27 (7.67%) Visualisation
8 25 (7.10%) Data Analysis
8 25 (7.10%) Data Management
9 24 (6.82%) SDET
10 21 (5.97%) Deep Learning
10 21 (5.97%) Image Processing
10 21 (5.97%) Machine Learning
10 21 (5.97%) Mathematics
10 21 (5.97%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 102 (28.98%) C++
2 101 (28.69%) SQL
3 98 (27.84%) C#
4 97 (27.56%) Java
5 65 (18.47%) Python
6 52 (14.77%) PowerShell
7 24 (6.82%) PHP
8 22 (6.25%) C
9 20 (5.68%) JavaScript
10 19 (5.40%) Perl
11 18 (5.11%) Bash Shell
12 17 (4.83%) VB
13 15 (4.26%) Ruby
14 10 (2.84%) VB.NET
15 8 (2.27%) Shell Script
16 7 (1.99%) ES6
16 7 (1.99%) VBA
17 6 (1.70%) VBScript
18 3 (0.85%) T-SQL
19 2 (0.57%) Korn
Qualifications
1 63 (17.90%) Degree
2 47 (13.35%) Numerate Degree
3 23 (6.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (5.68%) MCSE
5 13 (3.69%) Security Cleared
6 9 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (2.27%) CCNA
7 8 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (1.99%) MCP
8 7 (1.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 6 (1.70%) MCSA
10 5 (1.42%) Computer Science Degree
11 2 (0.57%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.57%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.57%) CREST Certified
11 2 (0.57%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.57%) HND
11 2 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.28%) CISSP
12 1 (0.28%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.68%) GCP
1 20 (5.68%) SLA
2 12 (3.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (2.84%) GDPR
3 10 (2.84%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 77 (21.88%) Active Directory
2 46 (13.07%) Hyper-V
3 45 (12.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (4.83%) VMware ESXi
5 14 (3.98%) Docker
6 11 (3.13%) vSphere
7 5 (1.42%) Firmware
8 4 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (1.14%) XenApp
8 4 (1.14%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.57%) NFS
10 2 (0.57%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.28%) vCloud
11 1 (0.28%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 56 (15.91%) SCCM
2 49 (13.92%) SCOM
3 31 (8.81%) Opscode Chef
4 28 (7.95%) Ansible
5 26 (7.39%) Puppet
6 19 (5.40%) Terraform
7 18 (5.11%) Consul
7 18 (5.11%) Rundeck
8 8 (2.27%) vCenter Server
9 7 (1.99%) Tivoli
9 7 (1.99%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 4 (1.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 4 (1.14%) WSUS
11 3 (0.85%) Cisco CUCM
11 3 (0.85%) Nagios
11 3 (0.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 3 (0.85%) yum
12 2 (0.57%) HP SIM
12 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Clustering
13 1 (0.28%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 102 (28.98%) Microsoft
2 82 (23.30%) VMware
3 40 (11.36%) Cisco
4 23 (6.53%) Oracle
5 21 (5.97%) ServiceNow
6 20 (5.68%) Splunk
7 18 (5.11%) Citrix
7 18 (5.11%) RedGate
8 10 (2.84%) Veeam
9 9 (2.56%) Red Hat
10 8 (2.27%) IBM
10 8 (2.27%) iManage
11 7 (1.99%) Hitachi
11 7 (1.99%) Hortonworks
11 7 (1.99%) MobileIron
12 6 (1.70%) CheckPoint
12 6 (1.70%) Dell
12 6 (1.70%) EMC
12 6 (1.70%) HP
13 5 (1.42%) Lotus