The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 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 over the 3 months to 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 11 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 48 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 9.72% 12.60% 19.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 97.96% 88.16%
Number of salaries quoted 6 40 49
Average salary £40,500 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.84% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £27,000 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £55,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Windows
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
7 49 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 9.72% 12.86% 22.55%
Number of salaries quoted 6 41 56
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Windows
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

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

Windows Salary Trend in Aberdeen

Windows
Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Aberdeen region over the 3 months to 3 June 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Windows 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.

1 15 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (58.33%) Cisco
2 14 (58.33%) Citrix
3 13 (54.17%) Service Delivery
3 13 (54.17%) SLA
3 13 (54.17%) VoIP
3 13 (54.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (50.00%) HP
4 12 (50.00%) CCNA
5 11 (45.83%) CCNP
5 11 (45.83%) Dell
5 11 (45.83%) Juniper
5 11 (45.83%) MPLS
5 11 (45.83%) Firewall
5 11 (45.83%) Wireless
5 11 (45.83%) Mentoring
5 11 (45.83%) Network Management
5 11 (45.83%) Network Design
5 11 (45.83%) SonicWALL
6 10 (41.67%) MS Excel
7 4 (16.67%) VMware
8 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
8 3 (12.50%) DNS
8 3 (12.50%) .NET
8 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
8 3 (12.50%) MS Office
8 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio
8 3 (12.50%) C#
8 3 (12.50%) C++

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Windows 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (41.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 13 (54.17%) VoIP
2 11 (45.83%) MPLS
2 11 (45.83%) Firewall
2 11 (45.83%) Wireless
3 3 (12.50%) DNS
4 2 (8.33%) DHCP
4 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (8.33%) SAN
5 1 (4.17%) Internet
5 1 (4.17%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
1 1 (4.17%) Legal
1 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
1 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Senior Network Specialist
1 7 (29.17%) Network Specialist
2 3 (12.50%) Software Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Customer Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Programmer
4 1 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Service Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Network Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Customer Support Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Software Support Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) .NET
2 2 (8.33%) WinForms
3 1 (4.17%) HTML
3 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.17%) CSS
3 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (4.17%) Ajax
3 1 (4.17%) WCF
3 1 (4.17%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.33%) Clustering
3 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.17%) Physics
3 1 (4.17%) CMDB
3 1 (4.17%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 15 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 13 (54.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.33%) Linux
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000
4 1 (4.17%) UNIX
4 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Service Delivery
2 11 (45.83%) Mentoring
2 11 (45.83%) Network Management
2 11 (45.83%) Network Design
3 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (4.17%) MVC
4 1 (4.17%) Scrum
4 1 (4.17%) ERP
4 1 (4.17%) ITIL
4 1 (4.17%) People Management
4 1 (4.17%) SDLC
4 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.17%) Web Development
4 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) C#
1 3 (12.50%) C++
2 2 (8.33%) C
2 2 (8.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (4.17%) Fortran
3 1 (4.17%) Python
3 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.17%) SQL
3 1 (4.17%) VB
3 1 (4.17%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (50.00%) CCNA
2 11 (45.83%) CCNP
3 2 (8.33%) Degree
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.17%) PhD
4 1 (4.17%) MCSE
4 1 (4.17%) MCITP
4 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (54.17%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.33%) XenApp
2 2 (8.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (4.17%) Firmware
3 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.17%) vSphere
3 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) Cisco
1 14 (58.33%) Citrix
2 12 (50.00%) HP
3 11 (45.83%) Dell
3 11 (45.83%) Juniper
3 11 (45.83%) SonicWALL
4 4 (16.67%) VMware
5 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.17%) NetApp
6 1 (4.17%) IBM
6 1 (4.17%) Twitter
6 1 (4.17%) ServiceNow