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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 31 67 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 12.16% 24.01% 25.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 83.78% 90.54% 95.95%
Number of salaries quoted 18 52 58
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 £15,225 £29,100 £22,050
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £60,000 £40,500
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
37 74 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 14.51% 26.52% 26.15%
Number of salaries quoted 22 58 60
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £12,250 £28,300 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,750 £41,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 19 September 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 27 (36.49%) MS Excel
2 25 (33.78%) Active Directory
2 25 (33.78%) VMware
3 21 (28.38%) Microsoft
4 20 (27.03%) Linux
4 20 (27.03%) Degree
5 19 (25.68%) SLA
6 18 (24.32%) DNS
6 18 (24.32%) MS Exchange
6 18 (24.32%) Citrix
6 18 (24.32%) Windows 7
7 16 (21.62%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (18.92%) Windows XP
8 14 (18.92%) TCP/IP
8 14 (18.92%) Oracle
9 13 (17.57%) Java
10 12 (16.22%) SQL Server
10 12 (16.22%) ITIL
10 12 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2010
11 11 (14.86%) SCCM
11 11 (14.86%) Computer Science
11 11 (14.86%) DHCP
11 11 (14.86%) Cisco
12 10 (13.51%) VoIP
12 10 (13.51%) MS Office
12 10 (13.51%) Incident Management
13 9 (12.16%) Windows Server 2012
13 9 (12.16%) .NET
13 9 (12.16%) SQL
13 9 (12.16%) ERP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 18 (24.32%) MS Exchange
2 12 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (10.81%) SAP Portal
3 8 (10.81%) NetWeaver
4 6 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (4.05%) SharePoint
5 3 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.70%) Apache
6 2 (2.70%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (1.35%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.35%) IIS
7 1 (1.35%) Lync
Applications
1 27 (36.49%) MS Excel
2 10 (13.51%) MS Office
3 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.35%) Doxygen
3 1 (1.35%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (6.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.35%) OpenWorks
2 1 (1.35%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (24.32%) DNS
2 14 (18.92%) TCP/IP
3 11 (14.86%) DHCP
4 10 (13.51%) VoIP
5 9 (12.16%) SAN
6 7 (9.46%) Firewall
7 6 (8.11%) Wireless
8 4 (5.41%) WAN
8 4 (5.41%) LAN
9 3 (4.05%) LDAP
9 3 (4.05%) VPN
10 2 (2.70%) SMTP
10 2 (2.70%) HTTPS
10 2 (2.70%) Network Security
11 1 (1.35%) NAS
11 1 (1.35%) Structured Cabling
11 1 (1.35%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (1.35%) CDMA
11 1 (1.35%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.81%) SAP BW
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.35%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.35%) MySQL
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.35%) OLAP
4 1 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.35%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (6.76%) NWDI
2 4 (5.41%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.35%) Subversion
3 1 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.35%) GCC
General
1 3 (4.05%) Electronics
2 2 (2.70%) Finance
2 2 (2.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.35%) Advertising
3 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (14.86%) Support Engineer
2 10 (13.51%) Administrator
3 9 (12.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (9.46%) Analyst
4 7 (9.46%) Customer Engineer
4 7 (9.46%) Customer Support Engineer
4 7 (9.46%) SAP Basis Administrator
4 7 (9.46%) SAP Administrator
5 5 (6.76%) IT Support
5 5 (6.76%) Support Analyst
5 5 (6.76%) Developer
6 4 (5.41%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) Consultant
6 4 (5.41%) Desktop Support
6 4 (5.41%) Software Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) Server Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) IT Support Analyst
7 3 (4.05%) Programmer
7 3 (4.05%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (4.05%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.16%) .NET
2 8 (10.81%) SAP Basis
2 8 (10.81%) SAP BC
3 5 (6.76%) WinForms
4 3 (4.05%) WAP
4 3 (4.05%) HTML
4 3 (4.05%) CSS
5 2 (2.70%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.70%) WPF
6 1 (1.35%) jQuery
6 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.35%) HTML5
6 1 (1.35%) CSS3
6 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (1.35%) .NET Compact Framework
6 1 (1.35%) ADO.NET
6 1 (1.35%) JDBC
6 1 (1.35%) Web Services
6 1 (1.35%) XML
6 1 (1.35%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.86%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.76%) Blackberry
3 4 (5.41%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.41%) Client/Server
4 3 (4.05%) Thin Client
4 3 (4.05%) Fat Client
4 3 (4.05%) iPhone
4 3 (4.05%) iPad
5 2 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.70%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.70%) Replication
6 1 (1.35%) Clustering
6 1 (1.35%) PDA
6 1 (1.35%) Statistics
6 1 (1.35%) Physics
6 1 (1.35%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 20 (27.03%) Linux
2 18 (24.32%) Windows 7
3 16 (21.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (18.92%) Windows XP
5 9 (12.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (10.81%) AIX
7 3 (4.05%) CentOS
7 3 (4.05%) Windows 8
7 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.70%) UNIX
8 2 (2.70%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.22%) ITIL
2 10 (13.51%) Incident Management
3 9 (12.16%) ERP
4 8 (10.81%) SAP Security
5 7 (9.46%) Software Engineering
6 5 (6.76%) Service Delivery
6 5 (6.76%) Workflow
6 5 (6.76%) Mentoring
7 4 (5.41%) Line Management
7 4 (5.41%) Problem Management
8 2 (2.70%) Supplier Management
8 2 (2.70%) Information Management
8 2 (2.70%) High Availability
8 2 (2.70%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (2.70%) Scrum
8 2 (2.70%) Business Continuity
8 2 (2.70%) Security Management
8 2 (2.70%) People Management
8 2 (2.70%) Multithreading
9 1 (1.35%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 13 (17.57%) Java
2 9 (12.16%) SQL
3 8 (10.81%) C#
3 8 (10.81%) C++
3 8 (10.81%) ABAP
4 6 (8.11%) C
5 3 (4.05%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.70%) VB
6 2 (2.70%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.35%) Perl
7 1 (1.35%) PHP
7 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.35%) VBA
7 1 (1.35%) Python
7 1 (1.35%) XAML
7 1 (1.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (27.03%) Degree
2 9 (12.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (10.81%) MCSE
4 6 (8.11%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (6.76%) MCITP
6 3 (4.05%) MCP
7 2 (2.70%) A+ Certification
7 2 (2.70%) CCNA
7 2 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.35%) Postgraduate
8 1 (1.35%) MCDBA
8 1 (1.35%) CCNP
8 1 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (25.68%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (33.78%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.76%) Hyper-V
3 5 (6.76%) XenApp
4 4 (5.41%) XenServer
5 3 (4.05%) vSphere
6 2 (2.70%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 2 (2.70%) Terminal Services
6 2 (2.70%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.35%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.35%) Shibboleth
7 1 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (14.86%) SCCM
2 4 (5.41%) SCOM
3 1 (1.35%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 25 (33.78%) VMware
2 21 (28.38%) Microsoft
3 18 (24.32%) Citrix
4 14 (18.92%) Oracle
5 11 (14.86%) Cisco
6 8 (10.81%) SAP
7 6 (8.11%) Apple
8 5 (6.76%) Dell
9 4 (5.41%) EMC
10 3 (4.05%) NetApp
10 3 (4.05%) Red Hat
10 3 (4.05%) HP
11 1 (1.35%) Compaq
11 1 (1.35%) Symantec
11 1 (1.35%) ServiceNow
11 1 (1.35%) Nintex
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