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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 8 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 13 47 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 12.62% 12.81% 25.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 95.92% 90.91%
Number of salaries quoted 11 37 59
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £26,600 £23,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%
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
13 49 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 12.62% 13.35% 27.59%
Number of salaries quoted 11 38 65
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +14.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £46,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 21 April 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 26 (53.06%) Windows Server 2008
2 24 (48.98%) VoIP
2 24 (48.98%) SLA
3 23 (46.94%) Service Delivery
3 23 (46.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (40.82%) Citrix
5 19 (38.78%) Cisco
6 18 (36.73%) MS Excel
7 17 (34.69%) HP
8 16 (32.65%) Dell
8 16 (32.65%) CCNP
8 16 (32.65%) CCNA
8 16 (32.65%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (32.65%) Juniper
8 16 (32.65%) MPLS
8 16 (32.65%) SonicWALL
8 16 (32.65%) Network Design
8 16 (32.65%) Firewall
8 16 (32.65%) Wireless
8 16 (32.65%) Network Management
8 16 (32.65%) Mentoring
9 15 (30.61%) Linux
10 13 (26.53%) VMware
11 12 (24.49%) C#
11 12 (24.49%) DNS
12 9 (18.37%) Data Modelling
13 8 (16.33%) Active Directory
14 7 (14.29%) Windows XP
14 7 (14.29%) SQL
15 6 (12.24%) SQL Server

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (6.12%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 18 (36.73%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 24 (48.98%) VoIP
2 16 (32.65%) MPLS
2 16 (32.65%) Firewall
2 16 (32.65%) Wireless
3 12 (24.49%) DNS
4 5 (10.20%) TCP/IP
5 3 (6.12%) DHCP
6 1 (2.04%) Ethernet
6 1 (2.04%) SMTP
6 1 (2.04%) LDAP
6 1 (2.04%) SAN
6 1 (2.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.04%) Subversion
General
1 2 (4.08%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Legal
2 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (24.49%) Network Specialist
2 10 (20.41%) Senior Network Specialist
3 7 (14.29%) Customer Engineer
4 6 (12.24%) Data Manager
4 6 (12.24%) Support Engineer
4 6 (12.24%) Technical Manager
4 6 (12.24%) Customer Support Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.12%) Software Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Administrator
6 3 (6.12%) C# Developer
6 3 (6.12%) SQL Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.12%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Developer
7 1 (2.04%) Help Desk Technician
7 1 (2.04%) Software Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.12%) .NET
2 2 (4.08%) WinForms
3 1 (2.04%) Ajax
3 1 (2.04%) WCF
3 1 (2.04%) jQuery
3 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.04%) CSS
3 1 (2.04%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.08%) CMDB
3 1 (2.04%) iPhone
3 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.04%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.04%) Clustering
3 1 (2.04%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.04%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 26 (53.06%) Windows Server 2008
2 23 (46.94%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (30.61%) Linux
4 7 (14.29%) Windows XP
5 4 (8.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (6.12%) Windows 7
6 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (6.12%) Fedora
6 3 (6.12%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.04%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (2.04%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.04%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.04%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.04%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (46.94%) Service Delivery
2 16 (32.65%) Network Design
2 16 (32.65%) Network Management
2 16 (32.65%) Mentoring
3 9 (18.37%) Data Modelling
4 6 (12.24%) Data Management
5 3 (6.12%) Software Engineering
5 3 (6.12%) Migration
5 3 (6.12%) Data Migration
6 2 (4.08%) ITIL
6 2 (4.08%) Service Management
7 1 (2.04%) Change Management
7 1 (2.04%) MVC
7 1 (2.04%) Web Development
7 1 (2.04%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.04%) ERP
7 1 (2.04%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.04%) Scrum
7 1 (2.04%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (2.04%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (24.49%) C#
2 7 (14.29%) SQL
3 3 (6.12%) C++
4 2 (4.08%) VB.NET
4 2 (4.08%) C
5 1 (2.04%) Python
5 1 (2.04%) Fortran
5 1 (2.04%) R
5 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (32.65%) CCNP
1 16 (32.65%) CCNA
1 16 (32.65%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (8.16%) Degree
3 2 (4.08%) CCDP
4 1 (2.04%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (48.98%) SLA
2 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 8 (16.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.04%) Firmware
2 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.04%) XenApp
2 1 (2.04%) XenDesktop
2 1 (2.04%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Nagios
Vendors
1 20 (40.82%) Citrix
2 19 (38.78%) Cisco
3 17 (34.69%) HP
4 16 (32.65%) Dell
4 16 (32.65%) Juniper
4 16 (32.65%) SonicWALL
5 13 (26.53%) VMware
6 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
6 4 (8.16%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.04%) Apple
7 1 (2.04%) Twitter
7 1 (2.04%) ServiceNow
7 1 (2.04%) CommVault
7 1 (2.04%) NetApp
7 1 (2.04%) EMC
7 1 (2.04%) IBM
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Caiman ITS Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago