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

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 50 72 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 21.37% 26.57% 22.01%
As % of the Operating Systems category 94.34% 93.51% 93.15%
Number of salaries quoted 29 56 57
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +26.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,300 £27,500 £21,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,250 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +2.11%
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
53 77 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 22.65% 28.41% 23.62%
Number of salaries quoted 30 60 61
Average salary £33,750 £55,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.63% +74.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 31 October 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 31 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 27 (36.99%) VMware
2 25 (34.25%) MS Excel
2 25 (34.25%) Active Directory
3 24 (32.88%) Microsoft
4 22 (30.14%) DNS
4 22 (30.14%) Degree
5 21 (28.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (27.40%) Linux
7 19 (26.03%) TCP/IP
7 19 (26.03%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (23.29%) Citrix
9 16 (21.92%) SLA
9 16 (21.92%) Windows XP
10 14 (19.18%) VoIP
10 14 (19.18%) ITIL
10 14 (19.18%) SQL Server
10 14 (19.18%) Windows 7
11 13 (17.81%) MS Exchange
12 12 (16.44%) C#
13 11 (15.07%) Service Delivery
14 10 (13.70%) Microsoft Certification
14 10 (13.70%) Red Hat
14 10 (13.70%) SQL
14 10 (13.70%) .NET
14 10 (13.70%) Cisco
14 10 (13.70%) DHCP
14 10 (13.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 9 (12.33%) Computer Science
15 9 (12.33%) Wireless
16 8 (10.96%) Firewall

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 13 (17.81%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.48%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.74%) Apache
5 2 (2.74%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.37%) IIS
Applications
1 25 (34.25%) MS Excel
2 8 (10.96%) MS Office
3 1 (1.37%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Maximo
1 1 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.74%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (30.14%) DNS
2 19 (26.03%) TCP/IP
3 14 (19.18%) VoIP
4 10 (13.70%) DHCP
5 9 (12.33%) Wireless
6 8 (10.96%) Firewall
7 7 (9.59%) LAN
7 7 (9.59%) WAN
8 4 (5.48%) LDAP
8 4 (5.48%) VPN
9 3 (4.11%) SMTP
9 3 (4.11%) SAN
9 3 (4.11%) MPLS
10 2 (2.74%) Network Security
11 1 (1.37%) HTTPS
11 1 (1.37%) VLAN
11 1 (1.37%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (1.37%) CDMA
11 1 (1.37%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (19.18%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.37%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (1.37%) OLAP
3 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.37%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.37%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (6.85%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.37%) Subversion
2 1 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.37%) GCC
General
1 3 (4.11%) Electronics
1 3 (4.11%) Finance
2 2 (2.74%) Advertising
2 2 (2.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (20.55%) Support Engineer
2 9 (12.33%) Customer Engineer
2 9 (12.33%) Customer Support Engineer
3 7 (9.59%) Linux Administrator
3 7 (9.59%) Developer
3 7 (9.59%) Administrator
4 6 (8.22%) Analyst
4 6 (8.22%) IT Support
5 5 (6.85%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 5 (6.85%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (6.85%) Support Analyst
6 4 (5.48%) Consultant
6 4 (5.48%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (5.48%) Desktop Support
6 4 (5.48%) Software Engineer
6 4 (5.48%) IT Support Analyst
7 3 (4.11%) Desktop Support Technician
7 3 (4.11%) Network Specialist
7 3 (4.11%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (4.11%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.70%) .NET
2 5 (6.85%) WinForms
3 3 (4.11%) WAP
3 3 (4.11%) WPF
4 2 (2.74%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.74%) CSS
4 2 (2.74%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.74%) HTML
5 1 (1.37%) SWT
5 1 (1.37%) WCF
5 1 (1.37%) Ajax
5 1 (1.37%) JDBC
5 1 (1.37%) Web Services
5 1 (1.37%) XML
5 1 (1.37%) XSD
5 1 (1.37%) XSLT
5 1 (1.37%) Middleware
5 1 (1.37%) LAMP
5 1 (1.37%) ADO.NET
5 1 (1.37%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.33%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.85%) Blackberry
3 3 (4.11%) iPhone
3 3 (4.11%) iPad
4 2 (2.74%) CMDB
4 2 (2.74%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.37%) Physics
5 1 (1.37%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.37%) Clustering
5 1 (1.37%) PDA
5 1 (1.37%) Statistics
5 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.37%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 21 (28.77%) Windows Server 2008
2 20 (27.40%) Linux
3 19 (26.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (21.92%) Windows XP
5 14 (19.18%) Windows 7
6 10 (13.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (4.11%) Windows 8
7 3 (4.11%) Fedora
7 3 (4.11%) Ubuntu
8 2 (2.74%) Mac OS X
8 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.74%) UNIX
9 1 (1.37%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (19.18%) ITIL
2 11 (15.07%) Service Delivery
3 8 (10.96%) Mentoring
4 7 (9.59%) Software Engineering
5 4 (5.48%) Problem Management
5 4 (5.48%) Service Management
5 4 (5.48%) Line Management
6 3 (4.11%) Network Management
6 3 (4.11%) Data Modelling
6 3 (4.11%) Network Design
7 2 (2.74%) ERP
7 2 (2.74%) Data Management
7 2 (2.74%) Migration
7 2 (2.74%) Scrum
7 2 (2.74%) Multithreading
7 2 (2.74%) Incident Management
7 2 (2.74%) OOP
7 2 (2.74%) Security Management
7 2 (2.74%) Change Management
8 1 (1.37%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.44%) C#
2 10 (13.70%) SQL
3 8 (10.96%) C++
4 6 (8.22%) C
5 5 (6.85%) PowerShell
6 4 (5.48%) Java
7 3 (4.11%) VB
7 3 (4.11%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.37%) VBA
8 1 (1.37%) Python
8 1 (1.37%) FoxPro (VFP)
8 1 (1.37%) XAML
8 1 (1.37%) Ruby
8 1 (1.37%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.37%) Perl
8 1 (1.37%) PHP
8 1 (1.37%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (30.14%) Degree
2 10 (13.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (9.59%) MCSE
4 6 (8.22%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (8.22%) MCITP
5 5 (6.85%) CCNA
5 5 (6.85%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (4.11%) CCNP
6 3 (4.11%) CCDP
6 3 (4.11%) MCP
7 2 (2.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (2.74%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.37%) Postgraduate
8 1 (1.37%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (21.92%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (34.25%) Active Directory
2 8 (10.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.48%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.74%) XenApp
4 2 (2.74%) vSphere
5 1 (1.37%) Shibboleth
5 1 (1.37%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.37%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.37%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (5.48%) SCCM
2 2 (2.74%) Puppet
2 2 (2.74%) Nagios
3 1 (1.37%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 27 (36.99%) VMware
2 24 (32.88%) Microsoft
3 17 (23.29%) Citrix
4 10 (13.70%) Cisco
4 10 (13.70%) Red Hat
5 7 (9.59%) Apple
5 7 (9.59%) HP
5 7 (9.59%) EMC
6 4 (5.48%) Dell
6 4 (5.48%) CommVault
7 3 (4.11%) SonicWALL
7 3 (4.11%) Juniper
7 3 (4.11%) Oracle
8 2 (2.74%) Symantec
9 1 (1.37%) Sophos
9 1 (1.37%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.37%) NetApp
9 1 (1.37%) Compaq
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