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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 48 54 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 25.53% 21.77% 24.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 92.31% 94.74% 89.01%
Number of salaries quoted 27 47 66
Average salary £37,500 £55,000 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.81% +67.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £25,000 £22,716
10% offered a salary of more than £41,400 £60,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,600 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -1.11%
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
52 57 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 27.66% 22.98% 27.49%
Number of salaries quoted 29 48 73
Average salary £37,000 £55,000 £30,840
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.72% +78.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £24,750 £22,716
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,450 £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 19 December 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 33 (41.77%) VMware
2 32 (40.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (39.24%) MS Excel
4 30 (37.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (34.18%) VoIP
5 27 (34.18%) DNS
6 26 (32.91%) SLA
7 25 (31.65%) Linux
8 23 (29.11%) Service Delivery
8 23 (29.11%) Active Directory
9 22 (27.85%) Citrix
10 18 (22.78%) Microsoft
10 18 (22.78%) Windows XP
10 18 (22.78%) TCP/IP
11 17 (21.52%) Degree
12 16 (20.25%) C#
13 15 (18.99%) SQL Server
14 14 (17.72%) Cisco
14 14 (17.72%) Firewall
15 13 (16.46%) Mentoring
15 13 (16.46%) HP
16 12 (15.19%) Red Hat
16 12 (15.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 12 (15.19%) Wireless
17 11 (13.92%) CCNA
17 11 (13.92%) Cisco Certification
17 11 (13.92%) MS Exchange
17 11 (13.92%) Windows 7
18 10 (12.66%) Network Management
18 10 (12.66%) Network Design

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 11 (13.92%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.53%) Apache
4 2 (2.53%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 31 (39.24%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.86%) MS Office
3 1 (1.27%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Maximo
1 1 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (34.18%) VoIP
1 27 (34.18%) DNS
2 18 (22.78%) TCP/IP
3 14 (17.72%) Firewall
4 12 (15.19%) Wireless
5 10 (12.66%) MPLS
6 7 (8.86%) DHCP
7 5 (6.33%) WAN
7 5 (6.33%) LAN
8 3 (3.80%) LDAP
8 3 (3.80%) SMTP
8 3 (3.80%) SAN
9 2 (2.53%) VPN
10 1 (1.27%) FTP
10 1 (1.27%) VLAN
10 1 (1.27%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.99%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.27%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (6.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.27%) Subversion
2 1 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.27%) GCC
General
1 3 (3.80%) Finance
2 2 (2.53%) Advertising
2 2 (2.53%) Electronics
3 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (22.78%) Support Engineer
2 14 (17.72%) Customer Engineer
2 14 (17.72%) Customer Support Engineer
3 10 (12.66%) Linux Administrator
3 10 (12.66%) Network Specialist
3 10 (12.66%) Administrator
4 8 (10.13%) Systems Administrator
4 8 (10.13%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 6 (7.59%) Data Manager
5 6 (7.59%) Senior Network Specialist
5 6 (7.59%) Technical Manager
5 6 (7.59%) Developer
6 4 (5.06%) Software Engineer
7 3 (3.80%) C# Developer
7 3 (3.80%) SQL Developer
7 3 (3.80%) SQL Server Developer
7 3 (3.80%) Analyst
7 3 (3.80%) Consultant
7 3 (3.80%) Desktop Support
7 3 (3.80%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.86%) .NET
2 3 (3.80%) WinForms
3 2 (2.53%) HTML
3 2 (2.53%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.53%) CSS
3 2 (2.53%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.27%) SWT
4 1 (1.27%) WCF
4 1 (1.27%) WPF
4 1 (1.27%) jQuery
4 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.27%) HTML5
4 1 (1.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (1.27%) CSS3
4 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (1.27%) .NET Compact Framework
4 1 (1.27%) JDBC
4 1 (1.27%) Web Services
4 1 (1.27%) XML
4 1 (1.27%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.86%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.80%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.53%) CMDB
4 1 (1.27%) iPhone
4 1 (1.27%) iPad
4 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.27%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.27%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 32 (40.51%) Windows Server 2008
2 30 (37.97%) Windows Server 2012
3 25 (31.65%) Linux
4 18 (22.78%) Windows XP
5 12 (15.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (13.92%) Windows 7
7 6 (7.59%) Fedora
7 6 (7.59%) Ubuntu
8 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.53%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (29.11%) Service Delivery
2 13 (16.46%) Mentoring
3 10 (12.66%) Network Management
3 10 (12.66%) Network Design
4 9 (11.39%) ITIL
4 9 (11.39%) Data Modelling
5 6 (7.59%) Software Engineering
5 6 (7.59%) Data Management
6 4 (5.06%) Problem Management
6 4 (5.06%) Service Management
6 4 (5.06%) Migration
7 3 (3.80%) Line Management
7 3 (3.80%) Data Migration
8 2 (2.53%) Incident Management
8 2 (2.53%) Scrum
8 2 (2.53%) Change Management
8 2 (2.53%) OOP
9 1 (1.27%) OO
9 1 (1.27%) CRM
9 1 (1.27%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 16 (20.25%) C#
2 10 (12.66%) SQL
3 5 (6.33%) PowerShell
4 4 (5.06%) C
4 4 (5.06%) C++
5 3 (3.80%) VB
5 3 (3.80%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.53%) Java
7 1 (1.27%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.27%) PHP
7 1 (1.27%) VBA
7 1 (1.27%) FoxPro (VFP)
7 1 (1.27%) XAML
7 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (21.52%) Degree
2 11 (13.92%) CCNA
2 11 (13.92%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (12.66%) CCNP
4 5 (6.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (5.06%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (5.06%) CCDP
6 3 (3.80%) MCSE
6 3 (3.80%) MCITP
7 2 (2.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.27%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.27%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (32.91%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (29.11%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.53%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.53%) XenApp
3 2 (2.53%) vSphere
4 1 (1.27%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.27%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (3.80%) SCCM
2 2 (2.53%) Puppet
2 2 (2.53%) Nagios
3 1 (1.27%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 33 (41.77%) VMware
2 22 (27.85%) Citrix
3 18 (22.78%) Microsoft
4 14 (17.72%) Cisco
5 13 (16.46%) HP
6 12 (15.19%) Red Hat
7 10 (12.66%) SonicWALL
7 10 (12.66%) Dell
7 10 (12.66%) Juniper
8 7 (8.86%) EMC
9 5 (6.33%) Apple
10 4 (5.06%) CommVault
11 3 (3.80%) Oracle
12 1 (1.27%) Symantec
12 1 (1.27%) Sophos
12 1 (1.27%) NetApp
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