The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Aberdeen region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 25 72 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 9.33% 22.43% 22.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 86.21% 90.00% 97.33%
Number of salaries quoted 20 53 50
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,000 £23,450
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £55,000 £40,050
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
29 80 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 10.82% 24.92% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 24 59 51
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £40,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows
Scotland

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 23 July 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (36.49%) Active Directory
2 25 (33.78%) Linux
3 23 (31.08%) VMware
4 20 (27.03%) Microsoft
5 19 (25.68%) Citrix
5 19 (25.68%) MS Excel
6 17 (22.97%) Windows 7
7 15 (20.27%) Java
8 14 (18.92%) Oracle
8 14 (18.92%) SCCM
8 14 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (18.92%) Degree
9 13 (17.57%) MS Exchange
9 13 (17.57%) SLA
10 11 (14.86%) Cisco
10 11 (14.86%) Windows XP
10 11 (14.86%) C#
10 11 (14.86%) Firewall
10 11 (14.86%) Exchange Server 2010
11 10 (13.51%) SAN
11 10 (13.51%) ITIL
12 9 (12.16%) MS Office
12 9 (12.16%) SQL
12 9 (12.16%) SQL Server
12 9 (12.16%) .NET
12 9 (12.16%) ERP
12 9 (12.16%) Dell
12 9 (12.16%) Computer Science
13 8 (10.81%) SAP BC
13 8 (10.81%) Incident Management

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (17.57%) MS Exchange
2 11 (14.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (10.81%) SAP Portal
3 8 (10.81%) NetWeaver
4 6 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (6.76%) SharePoint
6 3 (4.05%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (4.05%) IIS
6 3 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (2.70%) Apache
7 2 (2.70%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (1.35%) Documentum
8 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.35%) Lync
8 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 19 (25.68%) MS Excel
2 9 (12.16%) MS Office
3 2 (2.70%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.70%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (6.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.35%) OpenWorks
2 1 (1.35%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.86%) Firewall
2 10 (13.51%) SAN
3 8 (10.81%) DNS
3 8 (10.81%) TCP/IP
4 6 (8.11%) DHCP
5 5 (6.76%) Wireless
5 5 (6.76%) VPN
6 4 (5.41%) WAN
6 4 (5.41%) LAN
7 2 (2.70%) VoIP
7 2 (2.70%) BGP
7 2 (2.70%) HTTPS
7 2 (2.70%) Network Security
7 2 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.35%) VSAT
8 1 (1.35%) NAS
8 1 (1.35%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (1.35%) Intranet
8 1 (1.35%) OSPF
8 1 (1.35%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.16%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.81%) SAP BW
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.70%) MySQL
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.35%) EDMS
4 1 (1.35%) OLAP
4 1 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (6.76%) NWDI
2 3 (4.05%) Subversion
3 2 (2.70%) Maven
3 2 (2.70%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (2.70%) Electronics
1 2 (2.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.35%) Marketing
2 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (14.86%) Administrator
1 11 (14.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (13.51%) Analyst
3 7 (9.46%) Support Engineer
3 7 (9.46%) Developer
3 7 (9.46%) SAP Basis Administrator
3 7 (9.46%) SAP Administrator
4 6 (8.11%) Support Analyst
4 6 (8.11%) Desktop Support
5 5 (6.76%) .NET Developer
5 5 (6.76%) IT Support
5 5 (6.76%) Server Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (5.41%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Consultant
7 3 (4.05%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 3 (4.05%) IT Support Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Desktop Analyst
7 3 (4.05%) Operations Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.16%) .NET
2 8 (10.81%) SAP Basis
2 8 (10.81%) SAP BC
3 5 (6.76%) HTML
4 4 (5.41%) CSS
5 2 (2.70%) WAP
5 2 (2.70%) WinForms
5 2 (2.70%) WPF
6 1 (1.35%) jQuery
6 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.35%) HTML5
6 1 (1.35%) CSS3
6 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (1.35%) WCF
6 1 (1.35%) Ajax
6 1 (1.35%) SWT
6 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.35%) Middleware
6 1 (1.35%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.16%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.76%) Client/Server
2 5 (6.76%) Thin Client
2 5 (6.76%) Fat Client
3 4 (5.41%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.41%) Replication
4 3 (4.05%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.70%) iPhone
5 2 (2.70%) iPad
6 1 (1.35%) CMDB
6 1 (1.35%) Clustering
6 1 (1.35%) PDA
6 1 (1.35%) Statistics
6 1 (1.35%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.35%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 25 (33.78%) Linux
2 17 (22.97%) Windows 7
3 14 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (14.86%) Windows XP
5 8 (10.81%) AIX
6 6 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (6.76%) CentOS
8 4 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.70%) UNIX
9 2 (2.70%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.35%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (1.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (13.51%) ITIL
2 9 (12.16%) ERP
3 8 (10.81%) Incident Management
3 8 (10.81%) SAP Security
4 5 (6.76%) Workflow
5 4 (5.41%) High Availability
5 4 (5.41%) Software Engineering
6 3 (4.05%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (4.05%) Information Management
6 3 (4.05%) System Testing
7 2 (2.70%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (2.70%) Multithreading
7 2 (2.70%) Security Management
7 2 (2.70%) Scrum
7 2 (2.70%) Business Continuity
7 2 (2.70%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.70%) Supplier Management
7 2 (2.70%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (1.35%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 15 (20.27%) Java
2 11 (14.86%) C#
3 9 (12.16%) SQL
4 8 (10.81%) ABAP
5 6 (8.11%) C++
6 4 (5.41%) C
7 3 (4.05%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.05%) Perl
8 2 (2.70%) PHP
9 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.35%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.35%) VBA
9 1 (1.35%) Python
9 1 (1.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (18.92%) Degree
2 7 (9.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (8.11%) MCSE
4 4 (5.41%) CCNA
4 4 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (5.41%) MCITP
5 2 (2.70%) MCP
6 1 (1.35%) HND
6 1 (1.35%) Postgraduate
6 1 (1.35%) MCDBA
6 1 (1.35%) CCNP
6 1 (1.35%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (17.57%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (36.49%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.46%) XenApp
3 6 (8.11%) XenServer
4 5 (6.76%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (5.41%) Hyper-V
5 4 (5.41%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 4 (5.41%) vSphere
5 4 (5.41%) VMware ESX
6 3 (4.05%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.70%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.35%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.35%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 14 (18.92%) SCCM
2 6 (8.11%) SCOM
3 1 (1.35%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.35%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 23 (31.08%) VMware
2 20 (27.03%) Microsoft
3 19 (25.68%) Citrix
4 14 (18.92%) Oracle
5 11 (14.86%) Cisco
6 9 (12.16%) Dell
7 8 (10.81%) SAP
8 6 (8.11%) EMC
8 6 (8.11%) Red Hat
9 5 (6.76%) HP
10 4 (5.41%) NetApp
11 3 (4.05%) Apple
12 2 (2.70%) Symantec
12 2 (2.70%) Rackspace
13 1 (1.35%) ServiceNow
13 1 (1.35%) Nintex
13 1 (1.35%) Compaq
13 1 (1.35%) Avaya
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