The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 8 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 4 11 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 12.50% 12.36% 13.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% 97.92%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 37
Median salary £24,000 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-36.00% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £34,800 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £45,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,828 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
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
4 11 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 12.50% 12.36% 13.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 38
Median salary £24,500 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-34.66% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £35,750 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £55,000 £41,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

The demand trend of job ads across the Aberdeen region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Aberdeen region with a requirement for Windows.

1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
1 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (42.86%) SCCM
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 2 (28.57%) SCOM
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
3 2 (28.57%) LAN
3 2 (28.57%) VoIP
3 2 (28.57%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (28.57%) Office 365
3 2 (28.57%) Internet
4 1 (14.29%) WinForms
4 1 (14.29%) iManage
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 1 (14.29%) VB
4 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Internet
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) VoIP
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) AccuRev
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Support Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Desktop Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Desktop Support
2 3 (42.86%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Communications Support Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Systems Support
3 2 (28.57%) Systems Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Developer
4 1 (14.29%) IT Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) IT Support
4 1 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
1 1 (14.29%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
1 1 (14.29%) VB
1 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
1 1 (14.29%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) SCCM
2 2 (28.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) iManage