Period
to 11 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Windows 10 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows 10 over the 6 months to 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 10
UK > Scotland
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 172 185 178
Rank change year-on-year +13 -7 +58
Permanent jobs citing Windows 10 54 45 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.01% 0.80% 0.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.83% 3.82% 2.96%
Number of salaries quoted 40 42 30
Scotland median annual salary £34,500 £40,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.75% -10.11% -33.58%
10th Percentile £22,350 £18,750 £22,450
90th Percentile £48,750 £43,250 £58,250
UK median annual salary £32,500 £31,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year +3.17% +3.28% +1.67%

Windows 10 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 Scotland with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,117 1,177 1,081
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 20.95% 20.89% 21.58%
Number of salaries quoted 738 779 732
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £58,700
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

Windows 10
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Windows 10 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 10 in Scotland

Windows 10
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows 10 in Scotland.

Salary trend for Windows 10 in Scotland

Windows 10
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 10 in Scotland over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows 10 in Scotland

Windows 10
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 10 within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 11 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +4 34 £37,000 -7.50% 6
Glasgow -5 10 £32,500 +41.30% 4
Stirling +12 6 - -
Midlothian - 1 £24,000 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £19,000 -
Scottish Borders - 1 £21,500 -
Aberdeen - 1 £26,500 -
Windows 10
UK

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, IT jobs citing Windows 10 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Windows 10.

1 54 (100.00%) Windows
2 41 (75.93%) Microsoft
3 36 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 35 (64.81%) Microsoft Office
5 32 (59.26%) Office 365
6 26 (48.15%) Windows 7
7 24 (44.44%) Windows Server
8 19 (35.19%) Windows Server 2012
9 17 (31.48%) Microsoft Azure
9 17 (31.48%) VMware
10 15 (27.78%) DHCP
10 15 (27.78%) DNS
11 14 (25.93%) ITIL
11 14 (25.93%) Windows Server 2008
12 13 (24.07%) SQL Server
13 12 (22.22%) Hyper-V
13 12 (22.22%) SCCM
14 11 (20.37%) VoIP
14 11 (20.37%) Cisco
15 10 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
16 9 (16.67%) Project Management
16 9 (16.67%) SLA
16 9 (16.67%) Citrix
16 9 (16.67%) Meraki
17 8 (14.81%) DevOps
17 8 (14.81%) LAN
17 8 (14.81%) Finance
17 8 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
18 7 (12.96%) WAN
18 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Certification

Windows 10
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 3 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.70%) Confluence
3 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 35 (64.81%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (11.11%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 32 (59.26%) Office 365
2 17 (31.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (9.26%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (7.41%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (7.41%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (5.56%) Mimecast
7 2 (3.70%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (27.78%) DHCP
1 15 (27.78%) DNS
2 11 (20.37%) VoIP
3 8 (14.81%) LAN
4 7 (12.96%) WAN
5 6 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (9.26%) SAN
7 4 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (5.56%) Intranet
9 2 (3.70%) Firewall
9 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
9 2 (3.70%) VPN
10 1 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (1.85%) MPLS
10 1 (1.85%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (24.07%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) JIRA
1 2 (3.70%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 8 (14.81%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Electronics
2 1 (1.85%) French Language
2 1 (1.85%) Law
Job Titles
1 14 (25.93%) Analyst
1 14 (25.93%) IT Support
2 10 (18.52%) 2nd Line Support
2 10 (18.52%) Support Analyst
2 10 (18.52%) Support Engineer
3 9 (16.67%) IT Manager
4 8 (14.81%) IT Analyst
5 7 (12.96%) IT Support Analyst
6 6 (11.11%) Administrator
6 6 (11.11%) IT Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 5 (9.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) Desktop Support
7 5 (9.26%) ICT Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) Service Analyst
8 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) Senior Security Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) Senior Unix Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) Unix Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.70%) .NET
2 1 (1.85%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.85%) AS400
2 1 (1.85%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.85%) Driving Licence
2 1 (1.85%) Fintech
2 1 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (1.85%) Smartphone
2 1 (1.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 54 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (48.15%) Windows 7
3 24 (44.44%) Windows Server
4 19 (35.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (25.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (11.11%) Mac OS
6 6 (11.11%) Windows 8
7 5 (9.26%) Linux
7 5 (9.26%) Unix
8 4 (7.41%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.85%) Android
9 1 (1.85%) Solaris
9 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.93%) ITIL
2 9 (16.67%) Project Management
3 8 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (14.81%) DevOps
4 6 (11.11%) Data Privacy
4 6 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (9.26%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (9.26%) Process Improvement
6 4 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (7.41%) Decision-Making
6 4 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (7.41%) Technical Leadership
7 3 (5.56%) Mentoring
7 3 (5.56%) Software Licensing
7 3 (5.56%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 2 (3.70%) Business Continuity
8 2 (3.70%) Coaching
8 2 (3.70%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 2 (3.70%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.11%) SQL
2 4 (7.41%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (9.26%) Degree
3 4 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (7.41%) MCSA
3 4 (7.41%) MCSE
4 2 (3.70%) MCP
5 1 (1.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.67%) SLA
2 4 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (1.85%) GDPR
3 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 36 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 12 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 10 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (7.41%) Firmware
5 1 (1.85%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (22.22%) SCCM
2 4 (7.41%) Single Sign-On
3 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 3 (5.56%) SCDPM
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.85%) SCOM
4 1 (1.85%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 41 (75.93%) Microsoft
2 17 (31.48%) VMware
3 11 (20.37%) Cisco
4 9 (16.67%) Citrix
4 9 (16.67%) Meraki
5 4 (7.41%) MobileIron
5 4 (7.41%) Remedy
6 3 (5.56%) BMC
6 3 (5.56%) iManage
6 3 (5.56%) Xero
7 2 (3.70%) NetApp
8 1 (1.85%) Apple
8 1 (1.85%) Avaya
8 1 (1.85%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.85%) Sun
8 1 (1.85%) Verint