Period
to 25 March 2019

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 25 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 10
UK > Scotland
6 months to
25 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 161 187 178
Rank change year-on-year +26 -9 +45
Permanent jobs citing Windows 10 58 44 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.12% 0.77% 0.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.66% 4.18% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 48 37 27
Scotland median annual salary £29,000 £32,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.77% -33.67% -26.87%
10th Percentile £21,250 £18,750 £22,900
90th Percentile £48,750 £43,250 £58,250
UK median annual salary £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +1.56% +6.67% -5.95%

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 1,025 1,053 973
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 19.86% 18.52% 20.89%
Number of salaries quoted 696 659 615
Scotland median annual salary £42,000 £38,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -7.23% +0.56%
10th Percentile £25,813 £26,250 £26,100
90th Percentile £63,125 £57,500 £56,250
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% -

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 25 March 2019.

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 25 March 2019. 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 +15 38 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Glasgow +8 7 £23,500 -20.34% 2
West Lothian - 3 £22,500 -
Dumfries and Galloway - 2 £33,750 -
Midlothian - 2 £24,750 -
Aberdeen - 1 £26,500 - 1
Scottish Borders - 1 £21,750 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Highlands - 1 - -
Argyll and Bute - 1 £28,000 -
Windows 10
UK

For the 6 months to 25 March 2019, 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 58 (100.00%) Windows
2 42 (72.41%) Active Directory
3 26 (44.83%) Microsoft
3 26 (44.83%) Microsoft Office
3 26 (44.83%) Office 365
4 19 (32.76%) Windows 7
5 17 (29.31%) MS Exchange
6 16 (27.59%) VMware
6 16 (27.59%) Windows Server
7 14 (24.14%) Citrix
8 13 (22.41%) ITIL
9 12 (20.69%) Cisco
10 11 (18.97%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (17.24%) SQL Server
11 10 (17.24%) MobileIron
11 10 (17.24%) Cybersecurity
12 9 (15.52%) Apple iOS
12 9 (15.52%) Mimecast
12 9 (15.52%) iManage
12 9 (15.52%) Problem-Solving
12 9 (15.52%) Firewall
12 9 (15.52%) Degree
13 8 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
14 7 (12.07%) Amazon AWS
14 7 (12.07%) Linux
15 6 (10.34%) LAN
15 6 (10.34%) Unix
15 6 (10.34%) SLA
15 6 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
15 6 (10.34%) DevOps

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 17 (29.31%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.17%) Confluence
2 3 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (5.17%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.17%) Skype for Business
3 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 26 (44.83%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (5.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 26 (44.83%) Office 365
2 9 (15.52%) Mimecast
3 8 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (12.07%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (8.62%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (8.62%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (6.90%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (5.17%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (3.45%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.52%) Firewall
2 6 (10.34%) LAN
3 5 (8.62%) Cisco IOS
3 5 (8.62%) SAN
3 5 (8.62%) VPN
4 4 (6.90%) TCP/IP
4 4 (6.90%) VLAN
4 4 (6.90%) WAN
5 3 (5.17%) Skype
6 2 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (3.45%) DHCP
6 2 (3.45%) DNS
6 2 (3.45%) Ethernet
6 2 (3.45%) Internet
6 2 (3.45%) NAS
6 2 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.72%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.72%) MySQL
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (5.17%) JIRA
1 3 (5.17%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 3 (5.17%) Finance
2 1 (1.72%) Electronics
2 1 (1.72%) French Language
2 1 (1.72%) Retail
2 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (39.66%) Analyst
2 14 (24.14%) Service Analyst
2 14 (24.14%) Service Desk Analyst
3 9 (15.52%) 2nd Line Support
3 9 (15.52%) ICT Engineer
4 8 (13.79%) IT Analyst
4 8 (13.79%) IT Engineer
4 8 (13.79%) IT Support
5 7 (12.07%) IT Manager
5 7 (12.07%) Support Analyst
6 6 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 5 (8.62%) IT Support Analyst
7 5 (8.62%) Support Engineer
8 4 (6.90%) Administrator
8 4 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (6.90%) Security Engineer
8 4 (6.90%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (6.90%) Senior Security Engineer
8 4 (6.90%) Senior Unix Engineer
8 4 (6.90%) Unix Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.17%) .NET
2 1 (1.72%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.45%) Driving Licence
1 2 (3.45%) Virtual Team
2 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.72%) AS400
2 1 (1.72%) Fintech
2 1 (1.72%) LIMS
2 1 (1.72%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (1.72%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 58 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (32.76%) Windows 7
3 16 (27.59%) Windows Server
4 9 (15.52%) Apple iOS
5 7 (12.07%) Linux
6 6 (10.34%) Unix
6 6 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (5.17%) Mac OS
9 2 (3.45%) Android
9 2 (3.45%) Solaris
9 2 (3.45%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.72%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.41%) ITIL
2 10 (17.24%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (15.52%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (10.34%) DevOps
5 5 (8.62%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (6.90%) Collaborative Working
6 4 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (6.90%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (6.90%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 3 (5.17%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (5.17%) Coaching
7 3 (5.17%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (5.17%) Data Privacy
7 3 (5.17%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 3 (5.17%) Kanban
7 3 (5.17%) Mentoring
7 3 (5.17%) Process Improvement
7 3 (5.17%) Project Management
7 3 (5.17%) Service Delivery
7 3 (5.17%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.17%) SQL
2 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (15.52%) Degree
2 5 (8.62%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (6.90%) MCSA
3 4 (6.90%) MCSE
3 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (5.17%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.34%) SLA
2 4 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 42 (72.41%) Active Directory
2 11 (18.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.90%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.45%) Firmware
4 2 (3.45%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.45%) vSphere
4 2 (3.45%) XenApp
5 1 (1.72%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (8.62%) SCCM
2 4 (6.90%) Single Sign-On
3 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (3.45%) MaaS360
4 2 (3.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (44.83%) Microsoft
2 16 (27.59%) VMware
3 14 (24.14%) Citrix
4 12 (20.69%) Cisco
5 10 (17.24%) MobileIron
6 9 (15.52%) iManage
7 5 (8.62%) Mitel
8 3 (5.17%) Apple
8 3 (5.17%) EMC
8 3 (5.17%) Meraki
8 3 (5.17%) NetApp
8 3 (5.17%) Solarvista
9 2 (3.45%) 3Com
9 2 (3.45%) HP
9 2 (3.45%) Sun
10 1 (1.72%) Avaya
10 1 (1.72%) Verint