Windows Jobs in Scotland

Microsoft Windows
UK > Scotland

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 24 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
24 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 67 23 32
Rank change year-on-year -44 +9 -11
Permanent jobs citing Windows 369 464 462
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 5.45% 10.27% 7.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 46.89% 61.95% 47.14%
Number of salaries quoted 276 269 316
10th Percentile £24,250 £26,250 £22,250
25th Percentile £26,700 £30,000 £26,680
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,351 £45,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.89% +12.50% -
75th Percentile £55,000 £61,250 £60,000
90th Percentile £65,625 £71,250 £65,000
UK median annual salary £40,000 £44,833 £43,500
% change year-on-year -10.78% +3.06% -3.33%

All Operating Systems
Scotland

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 Scotland with a requirement for operating system skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 787 749 980
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 11.62% 16.57% 16.36%
Number of salaries quoted 412 415 559
10th Percentile £26,025 £27,750 £25,000
25th Percentile £29,750 £33,750 £33,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £49,995 £50,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -0.01% -4.76% +16.67%
75th Percentile £61,250 £65,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £77,375 £74,600 £72,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -14.29% - +5.00%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Scotland

Windows
Salary Trend in Scotland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows in Scotland.

Salary trend for Windows in Scotland

Windows
Salary Histogram in Scotland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows in Scotland over the 6 months to 24 May 2024.

Salary histogram for Windows in Scotland

Windows
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 within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 24 May 2024. 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
Jobs
Edinburgh +22 137 £40,000 -15.79% 40
Glasgow -100 136 £48,500 -3.00% 25
Aberdeen -18 23 £28,000 -34.12% 13
Argyll and Bute - 17 £27,400 -
Dundee -3 14 £49,990 +33.31% 1
Fife -4 9 £55,000 - 5
West Lothian -15 8 £28,500 -12.31% 2
East Ayrshire - 5 £24,500 - 1
North Lanarkshire -5 4 £30,750 +23.00%
Banffshire - 4 £22,000 -
Aberdeenshire +2 3 £28,500 -56.15% 4
Lanarkshire -10 2 £40,000 +29.03% 9
Stirling - 2 £34,750 - 1
West Dunbartonshire - 2 £17,000 -
South Ayrshire +1 1 - -
Dumfries and Galloway -9 1 £23,000 -21.37%
Windows
UK

Windows
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 28 (7.59%) Microsoft Exchange
2 16 (4.34%) SharePoint
3 10 (2.71%) Apache
4 4 (1.08%) IIS
4 4 (1.08%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.27%) JOnAS
Applications
1 22 (5.96%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (2.98%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (0.54%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 119 (32.25%) Microsoft 365
2 111 (30.08%) Azure
3 37 (10.03%) AWS
3 37 (10.03%) Entra ID
4 26 (7.05%) GCP
4 26 (7.05%) SaaS
5 21 (5.69%) IaaS
6 20 (5.42%) PaaS
7 11 (2.98%) Amazon S3
8 8 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (1.90%) Azure DevOps
10 5 (1.36%) OneDrive
10 5 (1.36%) OpenShift
11 4 (1.08%) Azure Sentinel
11 4 (1.08%) Google Docs
11 4 (1.08%) Mimecast
11 4 (1.08%) Power Platform
12 3 (0.81%) Asana
12 3 (0.81%) Azure Cosmos DB
12 3 (0.81%) WhatsApp
Communications & Networking
1 48 (13.01%) Firewall
2 35 (9.49%) VPN
3 33 (8.94%) WAN
4 32 (8.67%) TCP/IP
5 17 (4.61%) VoIP
6 16 (4.34%) Internet
6 16 (4.34%) SAN
7 15 (4.07%) Wi-Fi
8 14 (3.79%) DNS
9 13 (3.52%) LAN
9 13 (3.52%) Modbus
9 13 (3.52%) SD-WAN
10 12 (3.25%) DHCP
10 12 (3.25%) Wireless
11 11 (2.98%) SNMP
12 10 (2.71%) IPsec
12 10 (2.71%) VLAN
13 9 (2.44%) Cisco IOS
13 9 (2.44%) Network Security
14 8 (2.17%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (8.94%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.98%) DB2
3 10 (2.71%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (2.71%) MongoDB
4 7 (1.90%) Azure SQL Database
4 7 (1.90%) Big Data
5 3 (0.81%) Ingres
6 2 (0.54%) DTS
6 2 (0.54%) MySQL
6 2 (0.54%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.54%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.27%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.27%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.27%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 16 (4.34%) JIRA
2 15 (4.07%) GitLab
3 14 (3.79%) Visual Studio
4 6 (1.63%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.81%) Git
5 3 (0.81%) IBM UrbanCode
6 1 (0.27%) GoCD
6 1 (0.27%) Gradle
6 1 (0.27%) Maven
6 1 (0.27%) Subversion
General
1 96 (26.02%) Social Skills
2 55 (14.91%) Finance
3 24 (6.50%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 21 (5.69%) Organisational Skills
5 18 (4.88%) Public Sector
6 16 (4.34%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (4.07%) Law
8 14 (3.79%) Legal
8 14 (3.79%) Military
9 11 (2.98%) Banking
9 11 (2.98%) Telecoms
10 10 (2.71%) Retail
11 4 (1.08%) Billing
12 3 (0.81%) Automotive
12 3 (0.81%) Electronics
12 3 (0.81%) Marketing
12 3 (0.81%) Presentation Skills
13 2 (0.54%) Documentation Skills
13 2 (0.54%) Games
13 2 (0.54%) Police
Job Titles
1 63 (17.07%) Senior
2 56 (15.18%) IT Support
3 50 (13.55%) Analyst
4 41 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 38 (10.30%) IT Engineer
6 31 (8.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 30 (8.13%) Support Analyst
8 27 (7.32%) 2nd Line Support
9 24 (6.50%) IT Manager
10 23 (6.23%) IT Support Engineer
11 22 (5.96%) IT Analyst
12 21 (5.69%) Software Engineer
13 20 (5.42%) Cloud Engineer
14 18 (4.88%) Senior Software Engineer
14 18 (4.88%) Support Technician
14 18 (4.88%) Systems Engineer
15 16 (4.34%) 1st Line Support
15 16 (4.34%) Infrastructure Support
16 14 (3.79%) Consultant
16 14 (3.79%) Threat Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (5.96%) .NET
2 13 (3.52%) .NET Framework
2 13 (3.52%) CSS
2 13 (3.52%) HTML
2 13 (3.52%) WinForms
2 13 (3.52%) WPF
3 10 (2.71%) RabbitMQ
3 10 (2.71%) YAML
4 7 (1.90%) LDAP
5 5 (1.36%) OpenCV
5 5 (1.36%) OpenVINO
6 3 (0.81%) ONNX
7 2 (0.54%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.54%) RESTful
7 2 (0.54%) SAML
8 1 (0.27%) .NET Core
8 1 (0.27%) Blazor
8 1 (0.27%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 31 (8.40%) Data Centre
2 24 (6.50%) Public Cloud
3 22 (5.96%) Driving Licence
4 14 (3.79%) Cloud Native
4 14 (3.79%) Replication
5 13 (3.52%) Video\Live Streaming
6 8 (2.17%) Onboarding
7 6 (1.63%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.63%) Private Cloud
8 5 (1.36%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (1.36%) Virtual Team
9 4 (1.08%) Learning Management System
10 3 (0.81%) Cyberattack
10 3 (0.81%) Device Driver
10 3 (0.81%) iPhone
10 3 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.54%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.54%) EPoS
11 2 (0.54%) Life Science
11 2 (0.54%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 146 (39.57%) Windows Server
2 133 (36.04%) Linux
3 47 (12.74%) Unix
4 40 (10.84%) Windows 10
5 18 (4.88%) Android
6 17 (4.61%) Mac OS X
7 14 (3.79%) Mac OS
7 14 (3.79%) Windows Server 2016
8 12 (3.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (2.71%) Data ONTAP
10 7 (1.90%) Apple iOS
10 7 (1.90%) CentOS
10 7 (1.90%) Windows Server 2019
11 5 (1.36%) Windows 7
12 4 (1.08%) Debian
12 4 (1.08%) Mesosphere
12 4 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.81%) VMS
13 3 (0.81%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (16.26%) Problem-Solving
2 56 (15.18%) Customer Service
3 51 (13.82%) ITIL
4 50 (13.55%) Cybersecurity
5 48 (13.01%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 40 (10.84%) DevOps
7 37 (10.03%) Agile
8 36 (9.76%) Service Delivery
9 33 (8.94%) Disaster Recovery
10 31 (8.40%) Mentoring
11 28 (7.59%) Actionable Insight
12 24 (6.50%) Project Management
13 23 (6.23%) Software Engineering
14 22 (5.96%) Information Security
15 21 (5.69%) Incident Response
15 21 (5.69%) Infrastructure Management
16 20 (5.42%) Business Intelligence
17 18 (4.88%) Coaching
17 18 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
17 18 (4.88%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (12.20%) SQL
2 32 (8.67%) C++
3 27 (7.32%) Python
4 25 (6.78%) C#
5 21 (5.69%) PowerShell
6 18 (4.88%) Bash
7 15 (4.07%) Java
8 4 (1.08%) C
8 4 (1.08%) Groovy
8 4 (1.08%) T-SQL
9 3 (0.81%) Ruby
10 2 (0.54%) Embedded C
10 2 (0.54%) Embedded C++
10 2 (0.54%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.54%) PHP
10 2 (0.54%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.27%) Assembly Language
11 1 (0.27%) Perl
11 1 (0.27%) Swift
11 1 (0.27%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 63 (17.07%) Degree
2 33 (8.94%) Security Cleared
3 18 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (4.07%) CISM
4 15 (4.07%) CISSP
4 15 (4.07%) DV Cleared
5 14 (3.79%) CCNA
5 14 (3.79%) Computer Science Degree
5 14 (3.79%) GCIA
5 14 (3.79%) GCIH
5 14 (3.79%) GREM
6 12 (3.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (2.98%) CISA
8 9 (2.44%) MCSE
9 8 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
10 6 (1.63%) AWS Certification
10 6 (1.63%) SC Cleared
11 5 (1.36%) CCNP
11 5 (1.36%) MCSA
12 4 (1.08%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.25%) SLA
2 11 (2.98%) ITGC
2 11 (2.98%) PMO
2 11 (2.98%) QA
3 8 (2.17%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.90%) GDPR
5 5 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (1.08%) NIST
7 2 (0.54%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.27%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.27%) SOC 2
System Software
1 119 (32.25%) Active Directory
2 75 (20.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (8.67%) Hyper-V
4 27 (7.32%) Docker
5 13 (3.52%) VMware NSX
6 12 (3.25%) KVM
7 10 (2.71%) vSphere
8 7 (1.90%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (1.08%) Firmware
9 4 (1.08%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.81%) pfSense
11 2 (0.54%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.27%) Embedded Firmware
Systems Management
1 45 (12.20%) Ansible
2 28 (7.59%) Kubernetes
2 28 (7.59%) Microsoft Intune
2 28 (7.59%) Terraform
3 16 (4.34%) SCCM
4 15 (4.07%) Prometheus
5 13 (3.52%) FortiGate
6 12 (3.25%) vCenter Server
7 10 (2.71%) Progress Chef
7 10 (2.71%) ZABBIX
8 6 (1.63%) Grafana
8 6 (1.63%) Puppet
9 5 (1.36%) McAfee ePO
10 4 (1.08%) Docker Swarm
11 3 (0.81%) WSUS
12 2 (0.54%) Single Sign-On
13 1 (0.27%) Jamf Pro
13 1 (0.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 107 (29.00%) Microsoft
2 105 (28.46%) VMware
3 38 (10.30%) Dell
4 37 (10.03%) Cisco
5 25 (6.78%) NetApp
6 14 (3.79%) Apple
6 14 (3.79%) Red Hat
6 14 (3.79%) Sage
7 13 (3.52%) Google
7 13 (3.52%) Oracle
8 12 (3.25%) Citrix
8 12 (3.25%) SAP
9 11 (2.98%) ServiceNow
10 10 (2.71%) Palo Alto
10 10 (2.71%) SolidFire
11 8 (2.17%) iManage
12 7 (1.90%) EMC
12 7 (1.90%) Mitel
13 6 (1.63%) Sophos
14 5 (1.36%) McAfee