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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
UK / Scotland
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 18 19
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 276 330 337
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 10.25% 11.65% 10.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 52.47% 48.18% 44.46%
Number of salaries quoted 173 202 197
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -7.89%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £23,050 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £59,000 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Operating System Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 526 685 758
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 19.53% 24.19% 24.08%
Number of salaries quoted 329 384 440
Median salary £39,000 £39,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.63% -1.87%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Windows as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Scotland

Windows
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Windows in Scotland

Windows
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Scotland over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +4 142 £39,000 +4.00% 26
Glasgow -12 77 £38,750 +10.71% 23
Dundee +10 22 £35,500 +3.64%
North Lanarkshire +1 6 £36,000 +44.00% 1
Aberdeen -8 5 £46,500 +61.73%
South Lanarkshire -1 4 £44,000 +46.66%
West Lothian -3 4 £26,000 +30.00% 2
Fife +3 2 £26,000 +73.33% 1
Inverclyde -6 2 £38,000 +117.14%
Dumfries and Galloway - 2 £20,000 -
Midlothian - 2 £26,500 -
Renfrewshire +7 1 - -
Perth and Kinross - 1 £60,000 -
Scottish Borders - 1 £34,000 -
Clackmannanshire - 1 - -
Windows
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Windows.

1 171 (36.62%) Linux
2 170 (36.40%) Windows Server
3 157 (33.62%) Microsoft
4 140 (29.98%) Active Directory
5 102 (21.84%) VMware
6 96 (20.56%) Degree
7 94 (20.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 91 (19.49%) SQL Server
9 89 (19.06%) SQL
10 85 (18.20%) Windows Server 2008
11 81 (17.34%) C++
12 79 (16.92%) Python
13 78 (16.70%) C#
13 78 (16.70%) Java
14 76 (16.27%) ITIL
15 72 (15.42%) VMware Infrastructure
16 71 (15.20%) PowerShell
17 70 (14.99%) Finance
17 70 (14.99%) Agile Software Development
18 67 (14.35%) Firewall
18 67 (14.35%) MS Exchange
19 62 (13.28%) Cisco
20 61 (13.06%) Software Engineering
21 58 (12.42%) WAN
22 54 (11.56%) Citrix
22 54 (11.56%) Hyper-V
23 53 (11.35%) Microsoft Azure
23 53 (11.35%) C
24 52 (11.13%) Data Centre
25 51 (10.92%) Microsoft Office

Windows
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 67 (14.35%) MS Exchange
2 33 (7.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 32 (6.85%) IIS
4 29 (6.21%) Apache
5 26 (5.57%) Tomcat
6 23 (4.93%) Skype for Business
7 14 (3.00%) JBoss
8 12 (2.57%) SharePoint
9 8 (1.71%) CMS
10 7 (1.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 7 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (1.50%) IBM Domino
10 7 (1.50%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (0.64%) ArcGIS
12 3 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.64%) FileNet
12 3 (0.64%) Oracle Workflow
13 2 (0.43%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 51 (10.92%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.64%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.21%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.64%) iTrent
1 3 (0.64%) ResourceLink
2 2 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.21%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 1 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.21%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 1 (0.21%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 53 (11.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 49 (10.49%) Office 365
3 35 (7.49%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (2.14%) SaaS
5 7 (1.50%) Azure Active Directory
5 7 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (1.07%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (1.07%) IaaS
6 5 (1.07%) PaaS
7 4 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.64%) iPaaS
8 3 (0.64%) Oracle Service Cloud
9 1 (0.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.21%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.21%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.21%) GitHub
9 1 (0.21%) Google Compute Engine
9 1 (0.21%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 67 (14.35%) Firewall
2 58 (12.42%) WAN
3 51 (10.92%) LAN
4 48 (10.28%) DNS
5 44 (9.42%) SAN
5 44 (9.42%) TCP/IP
6 36 (7.71%) DHCP
7 24 (5.14%) NAS
8 18 (3.85%) VPN
9 17 (3.64%) VoIP
10 15 (3.21%) Skype
11 14 (3.00%) LDAP
12 12 (2.57%) Internet
13 10 (2.14%) iSCSI
14 8 (1.71%) Kerberos
14 8 (1.71%) SMTP
15 7 (1.50%) SSL
15 7 (1.50%) VLAN
16 6 (1.28%) IMAP
16 6 (1.28%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (19.49%) SQL Server
2 28 (6.00%) MySQL
3 16 (3.43%) NoSQL
3 16 (3.43%) Relational Database
4 13 (2.78%) SQL Server 2014
5 10 (2.14%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (1.71%) MongoDB
7 7 (1.50%) Big Data
7 7 (1.50%) RDBMS
7 7 (1.50%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (1.07%) CouchDB
8 5 (1.07%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.64%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (0.64%) GIS
9 3 (0.64%) MS Access
9 3 (0.64%) Spatial Data
9 3 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.64%) SQLBase
10 2 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.43%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 26 (5.57%) Jenkins
1 26 (5.57%) Maven
2 25 (5.35%) Git (software)
3 14 (3.00%) Subversion
4 13 (2.78%) Visual Studio
5 11 (2.36%) Selenium
6 10 (2.14%) NuGet
6 10 (2.14%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (1.93%) HP UFT
7 9 (1.93%) JUnit
8 7 (1.50%) Ant
8 7 (1.50%) JIRA
8 7 (1.50%) JMeter
8 7 (1.50%) Ranorex
9 6 (1.28%) Artifactory
9 6 (1.28%) CMake
9 6 (1.28%) GitLab
9 6 (1.28%) MSBuild
9 6 (1.28%) Phabricator
9 6 (1.28%) SonarQube
General
1 70 (14.99%) Finance
2 33 (7.07%) Banking
3 23 (4.93%) Electronics
4 14 (3.00%) Games
5 13 (2.78%) Retail
6 7 (1.50%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.50%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.28%) Legal
8 5 (1.07%) Publishing
9 4 (0.86%) German Language
10 3 (0.64%) Music Industry
11 2 (0.43%) Billing
11 2 (0.43%) Dutch Language
11 2 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.21%) Back Office
12 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.21%) Marketing
12 1 (0.21%) Military
Job Titles
1 81 (17.34%) Analyst
2 52 (11.13%) Developer
3 43 (9.21%) Software Engineer
4 34 (7.28%) Support Analyst
5 33 (7.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 28 (6.00%) Support Engineer
7 26 (5.57%) Administrator
8 25 (5.35%) IT Engineer
9 23 (4.93%) Consultant
9 23 (4.93%) Software Developer
10 20 (4.28%) IT Analyst
10 20 (4.28%) Senior Developer
10 20 (4.28%) Systems Engineer
11 19 (4.07%) IT Support
11 19 (4.07%) Systems Administrator
12 18 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
13 16 (3.43%) Manual Tester
13 16 (3.43%) Security Tester
13 16 (3.43%) Tester
14 15 (3.21%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (8.78%) Web Services
2 39 (8.35%) .NET
3 27 (5.78%) HTML
4 25 (5.35%) SOAP
5 21 (4.50%) AngularJS
5 21 (4.50%) RESTful
6 19 (4.07%) Spring
7 18 (3.85%) LAMP
8 16 (3.43%) CSS
9 15 (3.21%) XML
10 12 (2.57%) Hibernate
10 12 (2.57%) JSON
10 12 (2.57%) Middleware
11 11 (2.36%) REST
12 9 (1.93%) .NET Framework
12 9 (1.93%) ASP.NET
12 9 (1.93%) MFC
13 8 (1.71%) J2EE
14 7 (1.50%) ASP.NET MVC
14 7 (1.50%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 52 (11.13%) Data Centre
2 35 (7.49%) Computer Science
3 29 (6.21%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (3.64%) Management Information System
5 10 (2.14%) Mobile App
6 9 (1.93%) Blackberry
6 9 (1.93%) Replication
7 8 (1.71%) Arduino
7 8 (1.71%) Raspberry Pi
8 7 (1.50%) Hybrid Cloud
8 7 (1.50%) Robotics
9 6 (1.28%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.28%) Driving Licence
9 6 (1.28%) Fat Client
9 6 (1.28%) Thin Client
9 6 (1.28%) User Experience
10 5 (1.07%) EMC VNX
10 5 (1.07%) Greenfield Project
10 5 (1.07%) Tandem
10 5 (1.07%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 171 (36.62%) Linux
2 170 (36.40%) Windows Server
3 94 (20.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 85 (18.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 46 (9.85%) Android
6 35 (7.49%) Unix
7 34 (7.28%) Windows Server 2003
8 29 (6.21%) Windows 7
9 27 (5.78%) Solaris
10 26 (5.57%) Apple iOS
11 19 (4.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 17 (3.64%) Ubuntu
13 14 (3.00%) Windows 8
14 13 (2.78%) Windows 10
15 10 (2.14%) CentOS
15 10 (2.14%) Debian
15 10 (2.14%) Windows 2000
16 9 (1.93%) VxWorks
16 9 (1.93%) Windows XP
17 5 (1.07%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (16.27%) ITIL
2 70 (14.99%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (13.06%) Software Engineering
4 44 (9.42%) Configuration Management
5 38 (8.14%) SDLC
6 37 (7.92%) DevOps
6 37 (7.92%) Mentoring
7 36 (7.71%) OO
8 24 (5.14%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (4.71%) Open Source
10 21 (4.50%) Service Delivery
11 20 (4.28%) Change Management
11 20 (4.28%) Software Testing
12 17 (3.64%) Continuous Delivery
12 17 (3.64%) Penetration Testing
12 17 (3.64%) Root Cause Analysis
13 16 (3.43%) Load Balancing
13 16 (3.43%) Security Testing
14 15 (3.21%) Scrum
14 15 (3.21%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 89 (19.06%) SQL
2 81 (17.34%) C++
3 79 (16.92%) Python
4 78 (16.70%) C#
4 78 (16.70%) Java
5 71 (15.20%) PowerShell
6 53 (11.35%) C
7 46 (9.85%) VB
8 34 (7.28%) Bash Shell
8 34 (7.28%) JavaScript
9 24 (5.14%) Ruby
10 20 (4.28%) Perl
11 16 (3.43%) VBScript
12 8 (1.71%) PHP
13 7 (1.50%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.86%) Embedded C
14 4 (0.86%) Objective-C
14 4 (0.86%) VB6
15 3 (0.64%) Scala
15 3 (0.64%) XPath
Qualifications
1 96 (20.56%) Degree
2 22 (4.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (3.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (3.64%) Security Cleared
4 16 (3.43%) CREST Certified
5 15 (3.21%) MCSE
6 14 (3.00%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (2.36%) MCP
9 10 (2.14%) ISTQB
9 10 (2.14%) SC Cleared
10 9 (1.93%) CCNA
11 7 (1.50%) CCNP
11 7 (1.50%) CISSP
12 5 (1.07%) MCSA
12 5 (1.07%) Numerate Degree
12 5 (1.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (0.86%) DBS Check
14 3 (0.64%) MCITP
14 3 (0.64%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.78%) SLA
2 8 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.28%) QA
4 3 (0.64%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.43%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.43%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.21%) HL7
6 1 (0.21%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 140 (29.98%) Active Directory
2 72 (15.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (11.56%) Hyper-V
4 22 (4.71%) Firmware
5 20 (4.28%) vSphere
6 19 (4.07%) VMware ESXi
6 19 (4.07%) XenApp
7 17 (3.64%) Microsoft App-V
8 14 (3.00%) XenDesktop
9 9 (1.93%) Docker
9 9 (1.93%) Virtual Servers
10 8 (1.71%) Terminal Server
11 6 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
12 3 (0.64%) BitLocker
12 3 (0.64%) DFS Replication
12 3 (0.64%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.43%) NFS
14 1 (0.21%) ISA Server
14 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.21%) Samba
Systems Management
1 46 (9.85%) SCCM
2 43 (9.21%) Opscode Chef
3 32 (6.85%) Puppet
4 25 (5.35%) Nagios
5 20 (4.28%) Ansible
6 16 (3.43%) SCOM
7 11 (2.36%) Microsoft Intune
8 10 (2.14%) HP Quality Center
9 8 (1.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 7 (1.50%) Check_MK
10 7 (1.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 5 (1.07%) Backup Exec
11 5 (1.07%) WSUS
12 4 (0.86%) Capistrano
12 4 (0.86%) McAfee ePO
12 4 (0.86%) Microsoft Clustering
12 4 (0.86%) PowerCLI
12 4 (0.86%) yum
13 2 (0.43%) RSA Archer
13 2 (0.43%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 157 (33.62%) Microsoft
2 102 (21.84%) VMware
3 62 (13.28%) Cisco
4 54 (11.56%) Citrix
5 43 (9.21%) Oracle
6 29 (6.21%) Red Hat
7 24 (5.14%) Symantec
8 23 (4.93%) HP
9 20 (4.28%) IBM
10 17 (3.64%) F5
11 12 (2.57%) McAfee
11 12 (2.57%) Splunk
12 11 (2.36%) Brocade
12 11 (2.36%) EMC
13 10 (2.14%) Perforce
13 10 (2.14%) Riverbed
13 10 (2.14%) Sophos
14 9 (1.93%) CheckPoint
14 9 (1.93%) Percona
14 9 (1.93%) Varonis
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