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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 37 62 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 15.04% 23.05% 23.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 90.24% 89.86% 94.59%
Number of salaries quoted 22 47 61
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +26.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,700 £28,800 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +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
41 69 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 16.67% 25.65% 24.67%
Number of salaries quoted 24 53 64
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 £16,075 £29,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 2 October 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 29 (40.28%) MS Excel
2 27 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 27 (37.50%) VMware
3 24 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 21 (29.17%) DNS
4 21 (29.17%) Degree
5 19 (26.39%) Linux
6 17 (23.61%) TCP/IP
6 17 (23.61%) MS Exchange
6 17 (23.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (22.22%) SLA
8 15 (20.83%) Citrix
8 15 (20.83%) Windows 7
9 14 (19.44%) Windows XP
10 13 (18.06%) ITIL
11 12 (16.67%) SQL Server
11 12 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (15.28%) VoIP
12 11 (15.28%) DHCP
12 11 (15.28%) Microsoft Certification
13 10 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2010
13 10 (13.89%) Computer Science
14 9 (12.50%) Cisco
14 9 (12.50%) MCSE
14 9 (12.50%) MS Office
14 9 (12.50%) .NET
15 8 (11.11%) Oracle
15 8 (11.11%) Java
15 8 (11.11%) C#
15 8 (11.11%) C++

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 17 (23.61%) MS Exchange
2 10 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (5.56%) SAP Portal
4 4 (5.56%) NetWeaver
5 3 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (4.17%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.78%) Apache
7 1 (1.39%) IIS
7 1 (1.39%) Lync
Applications
1 29 (40.28%) MS Excel
2 9 (12.50%) MS Office
3 1 (1.39%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Maximo
1 1 (1.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.39%) OpenWorks
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (29.17%) DNS
2 17 (23.61%) TCP/IP
3 11 (15.28%) DHCP
3 11 (15.28%) VoIP
4 7 (9.72%) SAN
4 7 (9.72%) Wireless
5 6 (8.33%) Firewall
5 6 (8.33%) WAN
5 6 (8.33%) LAN
6 4 (5.56%) VPN
7 3 (4.17%) LDAP
8 2 (2.78%) SMTP
8 2 (2.78%) HTTPS
8 2 (2.78%) Network Security
9 1 (1.39%) NAS
9 1 (1.39%) Structured Cabling
9 1 (1.39%) VLAN
9 1 (1.39%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (1.39%) CDMA
9 1 (1.39%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.56%) SAP BW
3 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.39%) OLAP
4 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.39%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.39%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (5.56%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.17%) NWDI
3 1 (1.39%) GCC
3 1 (1.39%) Subversion
3 1 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (4.17%) Electronics
2 2 (2.78%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.78%) Finance
2 2 (2.78%) Advertising
3 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (19.44%) Support Engineer
2 8 (11.11%) Customer Engineer
2 8 (11.11%) Customer Support Engineer
3 7 (9.72%) Administrator
4 6 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (8.33%) Analyst
5 5 (6.94%) Consultant
5 5 (6.94%) Developer
5 5 (6.94%) IT Support
6 4 (5.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 4 (5.56%) Server Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) Software Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) Support Analyst
7 3 (4.17%) Desktop Support
7 3 (4.17%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (4.17%) Programmer
7 3 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.50%) .NET
2 5 (6.94%) WinForms
3 4 (5.56%) SAP Basis
3 4 (5.56%) SAP BC
4 3 (4.17%) WAP
5 2 (2.78%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.78%) CSS
5 2 (2.78%) WPF
5 2 (2.78%) HTML
6 1 (1.39%) WCF
6 1 (1.39%) jQuery
6 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.39%) HTML5
6 1 (1.39%) CSS3
6 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (1.39%) .NET Compact Framework
6 1 (1.39%) Ajax
6 1 (1.39%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.39%) SWT
6 1 (1.39%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.89%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.94%) Blackberry
3 4 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.17%) Client/Server
4 3 (4.17%) iPhone
4 3 (4.17%) iPad
5 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.78%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.39%) Physics
6 1 (1.39%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.39%) Clustering
6 1 (1.39%) PDA
6 1 (1.39%) Statistics
6 1 (1.39%) CMDB
6 1 (1.39%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 19 (26.39%) Linux
2 17 (23.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (20.83%) Windows 7
4 14 (19.44%) Windows XP
5 12 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (5.56%) AIX
8 3 (4.17%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.78%) UNIX
9 2 (2.78%) Mac OS X
9 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.78%) Fedora
9 2 (2.78%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.39%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.06%) ITIL
2 7 (9.72%) Software Engineering
3 6 (8.33%) Incident Management
3 6 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 6 (8.33%) ERP
4 5 (6.94%) Mentoring
5 4 (5.56%) Line Management
5 4 (5.56%) Problem Management
5 4 (5.56%) SAP Security
6 3 (4.17%) Workflow
7 2 (2.78%) Scrum
7 2 (2.78%) Business Continuity
7 2 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.78%) Security Management
7 2 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (2.78%) Multithreading
7 2 (2.78%) Supplier Management
7 2 (2.78%) People Management
8 1 (1.39%) Web Development
8 1 (1.39%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.11%) C#
1 8 (11.11%) C++
1 8 (11.11%) Java
1 8 (11.11%) SQL
2 6 (8.33%) C
3 4 (5.56%) ABAP
4 3 (4.17%) PowerShell
4 3 (4.17%) VB
4 3 (4.17%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.39%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.39%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.39%) Perl
5 1 (1.39%) PHP
5 1 (1.39%) VBA
5 1 (1.39%) Python
5 1 (1.39%) XAML
5 1 (1.39%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (29.17%) Degree
2 11 (15.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (12.50%) MCSE
4 7 (9.72%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (8.33%) MCITP
6 3 (4.17%) MCP
6 3 (4.17%) CCNA
6 3 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.78%) A+ Certification
7 2 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 1 (1.39%) Postgraduate
8 1 (1.39%) MCDBA
8 1 (1.39%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 8 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 5 (6.94%) XenApp
5 3 (4.17%) XenServer
6 2 (2.78%) vSphere
6 2 (2.78%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.39%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.39%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.39%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 8 (11.11%) SCCM
2 3 (4.17%) SCOM
3 1 (1.39%) Puppet
3 1 (1.39%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 27 (37.50%) VMware
2 24 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 15 (20.83%) Citrix
4 9 (12.50%) Cisco
5 8 (11.11%) Oracle
6 6 (8.33%) Red Hat
6 6 (8.33%) Apple
7 4 (5.56%) EMC
7 4 (5.56%) SAP
8 3 (4.17%) HP
9 2 (2.78%) Dell
9 2 (2.78%) CommVault
9 2 (2.78%) Symantec
10 1 (1.39%) Sophos
10 1 (1.39%) ServiceNow
10 1 (1.39%) NetApp
10 1 (1.39%) Compaq
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