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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 38 39 34
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 7 8 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 1.89% 2.44% 4.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.29% 8.70% 21.98%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 16
Average salary £26,125 £26,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.48% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £22,500 £16,250
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £40,000 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £26,500 £26,000
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +1.92%
Operating Systems Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
49 92 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 13.21% 28.05% 19.32%
Number of salaries quoted 37 69 68
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
3 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (37.50%) SCCM
4 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 3 (37.50%) VMware ESX
4 3 (37.50%) Dell
4 3 (37.50%) Citrix
4 3 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL
6 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (12.50%) Degree
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Vista
6 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (12.50%) Apple
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
6 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
6 1 (12.50%) VoIP
6 1 (12.50%) SLA
6 1 (12.50%) C#
6 1 (12.50%) VB
6 1 (12.50%) .NET
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
6 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Desktop Support
2 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) Desktop Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Technical Support Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Vista
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C#
1 1 (12.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) VMware ESX
2 3 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) VMware
1 3 (37.50%) Dell
1 3 (37.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) Apple
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Cathcart Associates
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 28 days ago
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Cathcart Associates
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 28 days ago