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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 22 28 33
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +5
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 6 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 4.08% 1.66% 3.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.38% 10.26% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 6
Average salary £30,000 £24,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -9.43%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.66%
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
39 39 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 26.53% 16.18% 30.45%
Number of salaries quoted 23 30 60
Average salary £37,500 £55,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.81% +61.76%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 22 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (88.89%) SLA
3 14 (77.78%) MS Excel
4 13 (72.22%) VoIP
4 13 (72.22%) DNS
4 13 (72.22%) Service Delivery
4 13 (72.22%) VMware
4 13 (72.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (72.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (27.78%) Windows 7
5 5 (27.78%) MS Office
5 5 (27.78%) Apple
6 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
6 3 (16.67%) Citrix
6 3 (16.67%) SMTP
6 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
6 3 (16.67%) LDAP
6 3 (16.67%) Finance
6 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (11.11%) Line Management
7 2 (11.11%) Blackberry

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 14 (77.78%) MS Excel
2 5 (27.78%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 13 (72.22%) VoIP
1 13 (72.22%) DNS
2 3 (16.67%) LDAP
2 3 (16.67%) SMTP
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (83.33%) Customer Engineer
1 15 (83.33%) Support Engineer
1 15 (83.33%) Customer Support Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Desktop Support Technician
2 3 (16.67%) Desktop Technician
2 3 (16.67%) Support Technician
2 3 (16.67%) Desktop Support
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Support
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Customer Support
4 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 1 (5.56%) IT Support
4 1 (5.56%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (72.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 13 (72.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (27.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Service Delivery
2 2 (11.11%) Line Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (88.89%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) VMware
2 5 (27.78%) Apple
3 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (16.67%) Citrix