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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 20 33 36
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 12 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 5.11% 3.45% 2.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.49% 12.68% 9.86%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 4
Average salary £12,250 £30,000 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-59.16% -21.56%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-5.66% -3.63%
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
49 71 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 20.85% 27.20% 23.67%
Number of salaries quoted 29 54 60
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £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 24 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 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) SLA
3 8 (50.00%) VMware
3 8 (50.00%) DNS
3 8 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 7 (43.75%) VoIP
4 7 (43.75%) Service Delivery
4 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (43.75%) Windows 7
4 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (37.50%) MS Office
5 6 (37.50%) Apple
6 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
7 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 4 (25.00%) Citrix
7 4 (25.00%) Line Management
8 3 (18.75%) Finance
8 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (18.75%) LDAP
8 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
8 3 (18.75%) SMTP
9 2 (12.50%) LAN
9 2 (12.50%) WAN
9 2 (12.50%) ITIL
9 2 (12.50%) Blackberry
10 1 (6.25%) ITIL V2
10 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
10 1 (6.25%) ServiceNow
10 1 (6.25%) Wireless
10 1 (6.25%) Electronics

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
1 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (37.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) DNS
2 7 (43.75%) VoIP
3 3 (18.75%) LDAP
3 3 (18.75%) SMTP
4 2 (12.50%) LAN
4 2 (12.50%) WAN
5 1 (6.25%) DHCP
5 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
5 1 (6.25%) VPN
5 1 (6.25%) Wireless
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (6.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Electronics
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Support Engineer
2 9 (56.25%) Customer Engineer
2 9 (56.25%) Customer Support Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Desktop Support
4 3 (18.75%) Support Technician
4 3 (18.75%) Desktop Support Technician
4 3 (18.75%) Desktop Technician
5 2 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Technical Support
5 2 (12.50%) Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (12.50%) Technical Customer Support
5 2 (12.50%) Technical Support Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Software Development Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) IT Support Technician
6 1 (6.25%) Software Manager
6 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.25%) PDA
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Fat Client
2 1 (6.25%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (43.75%) Windows 7
2 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Service Delivery
2 4 (25.00%) Line Management
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.25%) Automated Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL V2
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C#
1 1 (6.25%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) MCSE
1 1 (6.25%) CCNA
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (6.25%) MCITP
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (62.50%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Terminal Services
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) VMware
2 6 (37.50%) Apple
3 4 (25.00%) Citrix
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) Compaq
4 1 (6.25%) Dell
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco
4 1 (6.25%) ServiceNow
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