The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 22 32 33
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 10 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 4.17% 3.30% 2.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.00% 13.04% 12.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 6
Average salary £12,250 £30,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-59.16% -18.36%
UK excluding London average salary £25,500 £26,000 £27,250
% change year-on-year
-1.92% -4.58%
Windows XP
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Operating Systems Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
40 69 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 16.67% 25.27% 24.17%
Number of salaries quoted 23 53 63
Average salary £37,000 £45,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.77% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £13,950 £29,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Windows XP
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Aberdeen region.

Windows XP Salary Trend in Aberdeen

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Windows XP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows XP.

1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) SLA
3 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 7 (50.00%) DNS
3 7 (50.00%) VMware
4 6 (42.86%) Service Delivery
4 6 (42.86%) Windows 7
4 6 (42.86%) VoIP
4 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (35.71%) MS Office
5 5 (35.71%) Apple
6 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
6 4 (28.57%) Line Management
7 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
7 3 (21.43%) Citrix
8 2 (14.29%) ITIL
8 2 (14.29%) WAN
8 2 (14.29%) SMTP
8 2 (14.29%) LDAP
8 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
8 2 (14.29%) LAN
8 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (14.29%) Blackberry
8 2 (14.29%) Finance
9 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
9 1 (7.14%) ServiceNow
9 1 (7.14%) Wireless
9 1 (7.14%) Electronics
9 1 (7.14%) Telecoms

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Windows XP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows XP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (35.71%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) DNS
2 6 (42.86%) VoIP
3 2 (14.29%) WAN
3 2 (14.29%) SMTP
3 2 (14.29%) LDAP
3 2 (14.29%) LAN
4 1 (7.14%) Wireless
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security
4 1 (7.14%) DHCP
4 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Electronics
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Support Engineer
2 8 (57.14%) Customer Engineer
2 8 (57.14%) Customer Support Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Desktop Support
4 2 (14.29%) Desktop Technician
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Customer Support
4 2 (14.29%) Support Technician
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Support
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support Technician
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Software Development Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Software Manager
5 1 (7.14%) IT Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.14%) PDA
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Fat Client
2 1 (7.14%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Windows 7
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Service Delivery
2 4 (28.57%) Line Management
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL V2
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C#
1 1 (7.14%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) MCITP
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) MCSE
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (7.14%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (57.14%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) VMware
2 5 (35.71%) Apple
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) Citrix
4 1 (7.14%) ServiceNow
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) Compaq
4 1 (7.14%) Dell
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