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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 11 10 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Permanent jobs citing Windows 15 31 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 12.50% 10.99% 26.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 93.75% 91.18% 92.68%
Number of salaries quoted 13 25 53
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £25,550 £22,700
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £44,600 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +2.81%
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
16 34 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 13.33% 12.06% 28.37%
Number of salaries quoted 14 25 57
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +11.42%
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 27 March 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 31 (52.54%) Windows Server 2008
2 29 (49.15%) Windows Server 2012
3 27 (45.76%) VoIP
3 27 (45.76%) SLA
3 27 (45.76%) Service Delivery
4 24 (40.68%) Citrix
5 22 (37.29%) MS Excel
6 21 (35.59%) Cisco
7 20 (33.90%) HP
8 19 (32.20%) VMware
9 18 (30.51%) Firewall
9 18 (30.51%) Wireless
9 18 (30.51%) Network Design
9 18 (30.51%) SonicWALL
9 18 (30.51%) Dell
9 18 (30.51%) Juniper
9 18 (30.51%) Cisco Certification
9 18 (30.51%) CCNP
9 18 (30.51%) CCNA
9 18 (30.51%) MPLS
9 18 (30.51%) Linux
9 18 (30.51%) Mentoring
9 18 (30.51%) Network Management
10 15 (25.42%) DNS
11 13 (22.03%) Active Directory
11 13 (22.03%) C#
12 9 (15.25%) SQL Server
12 9 (15.25%) Data Modelling
12 9 (15.25%) Red Hat
12 9 (15.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 3 (5.08%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (3.39%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 22 (37.29%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.78%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 27 (45.76%) VoIP
2 18 (30.51%) MPLS
2 18 (30.51%) Firewall
2 18 (30.51%) Wireless
3 15 (25.42%) DNS
4 8 (13.56%) TCP/IP
5 3 (5.08%) DHCP
6 1 (1.69%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.69%) SAN
6 1 (1.69%) Internet
6 1 (1.69%) WAN
6 1 (1.69%) SMTP
6 1 (1.69%) LDAP
6 1 (1.69%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.69%) Subversion
General
1 2 (3.39%) Finance
2 1 (1.69%) Legal
2 1 (1.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (23.73%) Network Specialist
2 10 (16.95%) Senior Network Specialist
3 8 (13.56%) Customer Engineer
4 7 (11.86%) Administrator
4 7 (11.86%) Support Engineer
4 7 (11.86%) Customer Support Engineer
4 7 (11.86%) Linux Administrator
5 6 (10.17%) Technical Manager
5 6 (10.17%) Data Manager
6 5 (8.47%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 5 (8.47%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (6.78%) Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) Software Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Developer
8 3 (5.08%) C# Developer
8 3 (5.08%) SQL Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Support Analyst
10 1 (1.69%) Support Technician
10 1 (1.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.78%) .NET
2 2 (3.39%) WinForms
3 1 (1.69%) Ajax
3 1 (1.69%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.69%) WCF
3 1 (1.69%) WPF
3 1 (1.69%) jQuery
3 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.69%) CSS
3 1 (1.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.08%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.39%) CMDB
3 1 (1.69%) iPhone
3 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.69%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.69%) Clustering
3 1 (1.69%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.69%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 31 (52.54%) Windows Server 2008
2 29 (49.15%) Windows Server 2012
3 18 (30.51%) Linux
4 9 (15.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (13.56%) Windows XP
6 5 (8.47%) Fedora
6 5 (8.47%) Ubuntu
7 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (5.08%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.69%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.69%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.69%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.69%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (1.69%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (45.76%) Service Delivery
2 18 (30.51%) Network Design
2 18 (30.51%) Network Management
2 18 (30.51%) Mentoring
3 9 (15.25%) Data Modelling
4 6 (10.17%) Data Management
5 4 (6.78%) ITIL
5 4 (6.78%) Migration
6 3 (5.08%) Software Engineering
6 3 (5.08%) Service Management
6 3 (5.08%) Data Migration
7 1 (1.69%) People Management
7 1 (1.69%) Web Development
7 1 (1.69%) Problem Management
7 1 (1.69%) Scrum
7 1 (1.69%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (1.69%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (1.69%) OOP
7 1 (1.69%) OO
7 1 (1.69%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (22.03%) C#
2 7 (11.86%) SQL
3 3 (5.08%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.39%) C
4 2 (3.39%) C++
4 2 (3.39%) VB
4 2 (3.39%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.69%) FoxPro (VFP)
5 1 (1.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 18 (30.51%) Cisco Certification
1 18 (30.51%) CCNP
1 18 (30.51%) CCNA
2 7 (11.86%) Degree
3 4 (6.78%) CCDP
4 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.69%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (45.76%) SLA
2 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 13 (22.03%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.69%) XenApp
3 1 (1.69%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.69%) vSphere
3 1 (1.69%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) Nagios
2 1 (1.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (40.68%) Citrix
2 21 (35.59%) Cisco
3 20 (33.90%) HP
4 19 (32.20%) VMware
5 18 (30.51%) SonicWALL
5 18 (30.51%) Dell
5 18 (30.51%) Juniper
6 9 (15.25%) Red Hat
7 8 (13.56%) Microsoft
8 4 (6.78%) EMC
9 3 (5.08%) CommVault
10 1 (1.69%) NetApp
10 1 (1.69%) Apple
10 1 (1.69%) Twitter
10 1 (1.69%) ServiceNow
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