The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Aberdeen region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 28 34 35
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 4 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 1.48% 2.81% 3.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.29% 11.39% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 5
Average salary £45,000 £29,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+55.17% +1.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £25,800 £21,600
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £44,000 £36,200
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £28,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Operating Systems Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
28 79 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 10.33% 24.69% 23.55%
Number of salaries quoted 23 58 53
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £40,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows XP
Scotland

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
Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Aberdeen region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Windows XP Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (40.00%) VMware
4 4 (40.00%) Dell
4 4 (40.00%) Citrix
5 3 (30.00%) VMware ESX
5 3 (30.00%) SCCM
5 3 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (30.00%) ITIL
6 2 (20.00%) Apple
6 2 (20.00%) LAN
6 2 (20.00%) WAN
7 1 (10.00%) DHCP
7 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
7 1 (10.00%) VPN
7 1 (10.00%) DNS
7 1 (10.00%) SLA
7 1 (10.00%) Cisco
7 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (10.00%) CCNA
7 1 (10.00%) VoIP
7 1 (10.00%) MCSE
7 1 (10.00%) C#
7 1 (10.00%) C++
7 1 (10.00%) .NET
7 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
7 1 (10.00%) MS Office
7 1 (10.00%) Thin Client
7 1 (10.00%) Terminal Services

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) WAN
1 2 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) VoIP
2 1 (10.00%) DHCP
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) VPN
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) Wireless
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (10.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (10.00%) Electronics
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Desktop Support
2 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (10.00%) Development Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Software Development Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Software Manager
5 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (10.00%) PDA
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (10.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (10.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL V2
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C#
1 1 (10.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) MCSE
1 1 (10.00%) CCNA
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (10.00%) MCITP
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) VMware ESX
2 3 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Dell
1 4 (40.00%) Citrix
1 4 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (20.00%) Apple
3 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) Compaq