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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 26 69 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 9.81% 25.94% 24.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 78.79% 88.46% 94.67%
Number of salaries quoted 15 53 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 £26,700 £29,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,800 £40,200
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
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
33 78 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 12.45% 29.32% 26.22%
Number of salaries quoted 20 59 59
Average salary £37,000 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £40,500 £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 29 August 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 30 (41.10%) VMware
2 26 (35.62%) Linux
2 26 (35.62%) Active Directory
3 23 (31.51%) MS Excel
4 21 (28.77%) Citrix
5 18 (24.66%) Microsoft
6 17 (23.29%) Windows 7
7 16 (21.92%) DNS
8 15 (20.55%) MS Exchange
8 15 (20.55%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (19.18%) Degree
9 14 (19.18%) SLA
9 14 (19.18%) Java
9 14 (19.18%) Oracle
10 12 (16.44%) ITIL
10 12 (16.44%) TCP/IP
10 12 (16.44%) Firewall
10 12 (16.44%) SCCM
11 11 (15.07%) Exchange Server 2010
11 11 (15.07%) SAN
11 11 (15.07%) Windows XP
12 10 (13.70%) DHCP
12 10 (13.70%) Cisco
12 10 (13.70%) SQL Server
12 10 (13.70%) Incident Management
13 9 (12.33%) Dell
13 9 (12.33%) ERP
14 8 (10.96%) Microsoft Certification
14 8 (10.96%) ABAP
14 8 (10.96%) C#

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 15 (20.55%) MS Exchange
2 11 (15.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (10.96%) SAP Portal
3 8 (10.96%) NetWeaver
4 5 (6.85%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (5.48%) SharePoint
6 3 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (2.74%) IIS
7 2 (2.74%) Apache
7 2 (2.74%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (2.74%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.37%) Lync
8 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 23 (31.51%) MS Excel
2 8 (10.96%) MS Office
3 1 (1.37%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.37%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (6.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.37%) OpenWorks
2 1 (1.37%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.74%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (21.92%) DNS
2 12 (16.44%) TCP/IP
2 12 (16.44%) Firewall
3 11 (15.07%) SAN
4 10 (13.70%) DHCP
5 7 (9.59%) VoIP
6 5 (6.85%) Wireless
7 4 (5.48%) WAN
7 4 (5.48%) LAN
7 4 (5.48%) VPN
8 2 (2.74%) HTTPS
8 2 (2.74%) Network Security
9 1 (1.37%) VSAT
9 1 (1.37%) NAS
9 1 (1.37%) Structured Cabling
9 1 (1.37%) Intranet
9 1 (1.37%) SMTP
9 1 (1.37%) LDAP
9 1 (1.37%) CDMA
9 1 (1.37%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.70%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.96%) SAP BW
3 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.74%) MySQL
4 1 (1.37%) OLAP
4 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (6.85%) NWDI
2 3 (4.11%) Subversion
3 2 (2.74%) Maven
3 2 (2.74%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.74%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (2.74%) Electronics
1 2 (2.74%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.37%) Advertising
2 1 (1.37%) Marketing
2 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (15.07%) Administrator
2 10 (13.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (13.70%) Analyst
3 8 (10.96%) Support Engineer
4 7 (9.59%) Support Analyst
4 7 (9.59%) SAP Basis Administrator
4 7 (9.59%) SAP Administrator
5 6 (8.22%) IT Support
6 5 (6.85%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (6.85%) Desktop Support
7 4 (5.48%) Consultant
7 4 (5.48%) Developer
7 4 (5.48%) Server Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (4.11%) IT Support Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Desktop Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) Operations Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Customer Support Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Customer Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.96%) SAP Basis
1 8 (10.96%) SAP BC
2 6 (8.22%) .NET
3 4 (5.48%) HTML
4 3 (4.11%) WinForms
4 3 (4.11%) CSS
5 2 (2.74%) WAP
5 2 (2.74%) WPF
6 1 (1.37%) jQuery
6 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.37%) HTML5
6 1 (1.37%) CSS3
6 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (1.37%) WCF
6 1 (1.37%) Ajax
6 1 (1.37%) SWT
6 1 (1.37%) Middleware
6 1 (1.37%) LAMP
6 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.96%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.85%) Thin Client
2 5 (6.85%) Fat Client
3 4 (5.48%) Client/Server
3 4 (5.48%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.48%) Replication
4 2 (2.74%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.74%) iPhone
4 2 (2.74%) iPad
5 1 (1.37%) CMDB
5 1 (1.37%) Clustering
5 1 (1.37%) PDA
5 1 (1.37%) Statistics
5 1 (1.37%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 26 (35.62%) Linux
2 17 (23.29%) Windows 7
3 15 (20.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (15.07%) Windows XP
5 8 (10.96%) AIX
6 6 (8.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (6.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (6.85%) CentOS
8 2 (2.74%) UNIX
8 2 (2.74%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.37%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (1.37%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.44%) ITIL
2 10 (13.70%) Incident Management
3 9 (12.33%) ERP
4 8 (10.96%) SAP Security
5 5 (6.85%) Workflow
6 4 (5.48%) High Availability
6 4 (5.48%) Problem Management
6 4 (5.48%) Software Engineering
7 3 (4.11%) Information Management
7 3 (4.11%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.74%) Scrum
8 2 (2.74%) Business Continuity
8 2 (2.74%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (2.74%) Security Management
8 2 (2.74%) Supplier Management
8 2 (2.74%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (2.74%) Multithreading
8 2 (2.74%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (1.37%) Network Monitoring
9 1 (1.37%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 14 (19.18%) Java
2 8 (10.96%) C#
2 8 (10.96%) ABAP
3 7 (9.59%) SQL
4 6 (8.22%) C++
5 4 (5.48%) C
6 3 (4.11%) Perl
7 2 (2.74%) PHP
7 2 (2.74%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.74%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.37%) VBA
8 1 (1.37%) Python
8 1 (1.37%) Ruby
8 1 (1.37%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (19.18%) Degree
2 8 (10.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (9.59%) MCSE
4 6 (8.22%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (5.48%) MCITP
6 3 (4.11%) MCP
7 2 (2.74%) A+ Certification
7 2 (2.74%) CCNA
7 2 (2.74%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.37%) HND
8 1 (1.37%) Postgraduate
8 1 (1.37%) MCDBA
8 1 (1.37%) CCNP
8 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (19.18%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (35.62%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.22%) XenApp
4 5 (6.85%) Hyper-V
5 4 (5.48%) XenServer
5 4 (5.48%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 4 (5.48%) vSphere
5 4 (5.48%) VMware ESX
6 3 (4.11%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.74%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.37%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.37%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 12 (16.44%) SCCM
2 4 (5.48%) SCOM
3 2 (2.74%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.37%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 30 (41.10%) VMware
2 21 (28.77%) Citrix
3 18 (24.66%) Microsoft
4 14 (19.18%) Oracle
5 10 (13.70%) Cisco
6 9 (12.33%) Dell
7 8 (10.96%) SAP
8 6 (8.22%) EMC
8 6 (8.22%) Red Hat
9 5 (6.85%) NetApp
9 5 (6.85%) HP
10 2 (2.74%) Apple
10 2 (2.74%) Symantec
10 2 (2.74%) Rackspace
11 1 (1.37%) ServiceNow
11 1 (1.37%) Nintex
11 1 (1.37%) Compaq
11 1 (1.37%) Avaya
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