Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 20 20
Rank change year-on-year +6 0 -7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 303 208 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 11.47% 9.38% 9.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 63.13% 42.89% 50.30%
Number of salaries quoted 174 147 188
Edinburgh median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% -10.71% +13.70%
10th Percentile £26,500 £23,700 £24,000
90th Percentile £51,250 £59,500 £60,475
Scotland median annual salary £35,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -7.89% -5.00% +8.11%

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 480 485 505
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 18.17% 21.88% 19.11%
Number of salaries quoted 280 312 333
Edinburgh median annual salary £37,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.50% -5.88% +10.39%
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,250 £26,050
90th Percentile £52,625 £59,875 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £38,250 £40,000 £41,269
% change year-on-year -4.38% -3.07% +7.19%

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 21 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 137 (45.21%) Linux
2 101 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 89 (29.37%) Microsoft
4 88 (29.04%) SQL
5 74 (24.42%) DevOps
6 73 (24.09%) Git (software)
7 72 (23.76%) Microsoft Azure
8 69 (22.77%) C++
9 67 (22.11%) Java
9 67 (22.11%) Amazon AWS
10 66 (21.78%) C#
11 64 (21.12%) Active Directory
12 63 (20.79%) .NET
13 58 (19.14%) SQL Server
13 58 (19.14%) VMware
14 56 (18.48%) Unix
15 51 (16.83%) Jenkins
16 50 (16.50%) Software Engineering
16 50 (16.50%) Python
17 47 (15.51%) Continuous Delivery
18 44 (14.52%) Innovative Thinking
18 44 (14.52%) Agile Software Development
18 44 (14.52%) Robotics
18 44 (14.52%) SCCM
19 41 (13.53%) VMware Infrastructure
20 40 (13.20%) Firewall
21 39 (12.87%) Degree
22 38 (12.54%) PowerShell
22 38 (12.54%) Continuous Integration
22 38 (12.54%) Hyper-V

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 32 (10.56%) MS Exchange
2 15 (4.95%) SAS
3 11 (3.63%) Tomcat
4 10 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (1.98%) JBoss
6 4 (1.32%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.66%) Apache
7 2 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.33%) CMS
8 1 (0.33%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.33%) IIS
8 1 (0.33%) nginx
8 1 (0.33%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.33%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (4.29%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (3.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.33%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.99%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.66%) Elite 3E
2 2 (0.66%) Magento
3 1 (0.33%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.33%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 72 (23.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 67 (22.11%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (9.24%) Google Cloud Platform
4 16 (5.28%) NuGet
5 12 (3.96%) SaaS
6 11 (3.63%) PaaS
7 10 (3.30%) IaaS
8 7 (2.31%) npm
8 7 (2.31%) Office 365
9 4 (1.32%) GitHub
10 3 (0.99%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.66%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 2 (0.66%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.66%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.33%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 40 (13.20%) Firewall
2 31 (10.23%) VPN
3 30 (9.90%) DNS
4 25 (8.25%) SAN
5 17 (5.61%) DHCP
6 15 (4.95%) Network Security
7 6 (1.98%) LAN
7 6 (1.98%) Skype
7 6 (1.98%) SSH
7 6 (1.98%) SSL
7 6 (1.98%) TCP/IP
7 6 (1.98%) VLAN
8 5 (1.65%) FTP
9 4 (1.32%) HTTP
10 3 (0.99%) SMTP
10 3 (0.99%) VoIP
11 2 (0.66%) Internet
11 2 (0.66%) IP Telephony
11 2 (0.66%) NAS
11 2 (0.66%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (19.14%) SQL Server
2 28 (9.24%) Big Data
3 23 (7.59%) PostgreSQL
4 18 (5.94%) GIS
5 16 (5.28%) MySQL
5 16 (5.28%) Relational Database
6 13 (4.29%) Oracle Database
7 12 (3.96%) DB2
8 11 (3.63%) BusinessObjects
8 11 (3.63%) Data Mining
9 10 (3.30%) Apache Cassandra
9 10 (3.30%) NoSQL
9 10 (3.30%) Oracle Database 10g
9 10 (3.30%) Oracle Database 11g
9 10 (3.30%) Oracle Database 12c
10 8 (2.64%) HBase
10 8 (2.64%) MongoDB
10 8 (2.64%) Redis
11 7 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (1.65%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 73 (24.09%) Git (software)
2 51 (16.83%) Jenkins
3 34 (11.22%) Subversion
4 30 (9.90%) Team Foundation Server
5 29 (9.57%) JIRA
5 29 (9.57%) Octopus Deploy
6 26 (8.58%) GoCD
7 25 (8.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 25 (8.25%) IBM UrbanCode
8 19 (6.27%) Selenium
9 18 (5.94%) Visual Studio
10 17 (5.61%) Maven
10 17 (5.61%) NetBeans
11 16 (5.28%) Artifactory
11 16 (5.28%) Bugzilla
11 16 (5.28%) CMake
11 16 (5.28%) MSBuild
11 16 (5.28%) Phabricator
11 16 (5.28%) Ranorex
11 16 (5.28%) SonarQube
General
1 35 (11.55%) Finance
2 10 (3.30%) Advertising
3 8 (2.64%) Banking
4 4 (1.32%) Legal
4 4 (1.32%) Retail
5 3 (0.99%) Billing
5 3 (0.99%) Retail Banking
6 2 (0.66%) Electronics
6 2 (0.66%) Law
6 2 (0.66%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.33%) Marketing
7 1 (0.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 58 (19.14%) Software Engineer
2 37 (12.21%) Consultant
3 35 (11.55%) Developer
4 32 (10.56%) Analyst
5 26 (8.58%) Senior Consultant
6 25 (8.25%) DevOps Consultant
6 25 (8.25%) Senior DevOps
6 25 (8.25%) Senior DevOps Consultant
7 24 (7.92%) C# Software Engineer
7 24 (7.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 23 (7.59%) Cloud Engineer
9 21 (6.93%) IT Support
9 21 (6.93%) Systems Engineer
10 20 (6.60%) Support Analyst
11 18 (5.94%) Java Engineer
11 18 (5.94%) Java Software Engineer
11 18 (5.94%) Test Engineer
12 17 (5.61%) .NET Developer
12 17 (5.61%) Development Engineer
12 17 (5.61%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (20.79%) .NET
2 35 (11.55%) Elastic Stack
3 32 (10.56%) Web Services
4 25 (8.25%) RESTful
5 22 (7.26%) WPF
6 21 (6.93%) SOAP
7 17 (5.61%) Swing
8 12 (3.96%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 12 (3.96%) HTML
9 11 (3.63%) CSS
9 11 (3.63%) OpenCV
10 10 (3.30%) Hibernate
10 10 (3.30%) React
11 9 (2.97%) Spring
11 9 (2.97%) WCF
12 7 (2.31%) AngularJS
12 7 (2.31%) Enzyme
12 7 (2.31%) Jest
12 7 (2.31%) Redux
13 5 (1.65%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 44 (14.52%) Robotics
2 16 (5.28%) Self-Motivation
3 13 (4.29%) Data Centre
4 12 (3.96%) Algorithms
4 12 (3.96%) Public Cloud
5 10 (3.30%) DataPower
6 9 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (2.64%) Virtual Team
8 7 (2.31%) Private Cloud
9 6 (1.98%) Computer Science
9 6 (1.98%) Digital Signage
10 5 (1.65%) Mainframe
10 5 (1.65%) Mobile App
11 4 (1.32%) Replication
12 3 (0.99%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.99%) Driving Licence
12 3 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.99%) Greenfield Project
12 3 (0.99%) Linux Command Line
12 3 (0.99%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 137 (45.21%) Linux
2 101 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 56 (18.48%) Unix
4 36 (11.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (7.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (5.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (5.28%) Debian
8 15 (4.95%) Android
8 15 (4.95%) Windows 10
9 13 (4.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (3.96%) Windows 7
11 10 (3.30%) AIX
11 10 (3.30%) HPUX
11 10 (3.30%) Robot Operating System
11 10 (3.30%) Solaris
12 8 (2.64%) Apple iOS
12 8 (2.64%) Windows XP
13 6 (1.98%) CentOS
14 5 (1.65%) Mac OS X
15 4 (1.32%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (24.42%) DevOps
2 50 (16.50%) Software Engineering
3 47 (15.51%) Continuous Delivery
4 44 (14.52%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (14.52%) Innovative Thinking
5 38 (12.54%) Continuous Integration
6 32 (10.56%) Software Testing
7 31 (10.23%) ITIL
8 28 (9.24%) Data Management
9 27 (8.91%) Open Source
10 25 (8.25%) Customer Engagement
10 25 (8.25%) Microservices
11 23 (7.59%) Unit Testing
12 22 (7.26%) Load Balancing
13 21 (6.93%) Test Automation
14 19 (6.27%) Migration
14 19 (6.27%) Visualisation
15 18 (5.94%) SOA
16 17 (5.61%) Problem-Solving
16 17 (5.61%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 88 (29.04%) SQL
2 69 (22.77%) C++
3 67 (22.11%) Java
4 66 (21.78%) C#
5 50 (16.50%) Python
6 38 (12.54%) PowerShell
7 22 (7.26%) PHP
8 21 (6.93%) JavaScript
9 18 (5.94%) C
9 18 (5.94%) Perl
10 17 (5.61%) Bash Shell
11 13 (4.29%) VB
12 12 (3.96%) Ruby
13 11 (3.63%) VB.NET
14 8 (2.64%) VBA
15 7 (2.31%) ES6
15 7 (2.31%) Shell Script
16 5 (1.65%) VBScript
17 3 (0.99%) TypeScript
18 2 (0.66%) AWK
Qualifications
1 39 (12.87%) Degree
2 28 (9.24%) Numerate Degree
3 13 (4.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (2.97%) Security Cleared
5 8 (2.64%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (2.64%) MCSE
6 6 (1.98%) CCNA
6 6 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (1.65%) MCP
8 3 (0.99%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (0.99%) MCSA
9 2 (0.66%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.33%) CEPT
10 1 (0.33%) CISSP
10 1 (0.33%) GCFE
10 1 (0.33%) GIAC
10 1 (0.33%) HNC
10 1 (0.33%) HND
10 1 (0.33%) PMP
10 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (8.91%) GCP
2 20 (6.60%) SLA
3 5 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.99%) GDPR
4 3 (0.99%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.66%) QA
6 1 (0.33%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 64 (21.12%) Active Directory
2 41 (13.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (12.54%) Hyper-V
4 14 (4.62%) Docker
4 14 (4.62%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (1.98%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.99%) vSphere
7 2 (0.66%) Firmware
7 2 (0.66%) NFS
7 2 (0.66%) vCloud
7 2 (0.66%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.33%) Squid
8 1 (0.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 44 (14.52%) SCCM
2 38 (12.54%) Opscode Chef
3 36 (11.88%) Ansible
4 33 (10.89%) Puppet
5 30 (9.90%) SCOM
6 26 (8.58%) Terraform
7 25 (8.25%) Consul
7 25 (8.25%) Rundeck
8 16 (5.28%) vCenter Server
9 10 (3.30%) Tivoli
9 10 (3.30%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 6 (1.98%) DameWare
11 4 (1.32%) Nagios
11 4 (1.32%) yum
12 1 (0.33%) AirWatch
12 1 (0.33%) HockeyApp
12 1 (0.33%) HP SIM
12 1 (0.33%) Kubernetes
12 1 (0.33%) Nessus
12 1 (0.33%) Nmap
Vendors
1 89 (29.37%) Microsoft
2 58 (19.14%) VMware
3 32 (10.56%) Cisco
4 27 (8.91%) Oracle
5 26 (8.58%) Splunk
6 25 (8.25%) Delphix
6 25 (8.25%) RedGate
6 25 (8.25%) ServiceNow
7 11 (3.63%) Citrix
7 11 (3.63%) IBM
8 10 (3.30%) Hitachi
8 10 (3.30%) Hortonworks
8 10 (3.30%) Veeam
9 6 (1.98%) CheckPoint
9 6 (1.98%) Dell
10 4 (1.32%) AppDynamics
10 4 (1.32%) Atlassian
10 4 (1.32%) New Relic
10 4 (1.32%) Rackspace
10 4 (1.32%) Red Hat