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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 24 69 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 8.82% 21.70% 24.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 85.71% 89.61% 97.44%
Number of salaries quoted 19 51 53
Average salary £37,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £40,400
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
28 77 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 10.29% 24.21% 24.84%
Number of salaries quoted 23 57 54
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,000 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £40,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,947 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.47% -
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 30 July 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 30 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 25 (35.71%) Linux
2 24 (34.29%) Active Directory
3 23 (32.86%) VMware
4 19 (27.14%) Microsoft
4 19 (27.14%) Citrix
5 18 (25.71%) MS Excel
6 15 (21.43%) Java
7 14 (20.00%) Oracle
7 14 (20.00%) Degree
7 14 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (20.00%) Windows 7
8 13 (18.57%) MS Exchange
9 12 (17.14%) SLA
9 12 (17.14%) SCCM
10 11 (15.71%) Exchange Server 2010
10 11 (15.71%) Cisco
10 11 (15.71%) C#
10 11 (15.71%) Firewall
11 10 (14.29%) SAN
12 9 (12.86%) SQL
12 9 (12.86%) SQL Server
12 9 (12.86%) .NET
12 9 (12.86%) ITIL
12 9 (12.86%) Dell
12 9 (12.86%) ERP
12 9 (12.86%) Computer Science
13 8 (11.43%) SAP BC
13 8 (11.43%) Incident Management
13 8 (11.43%) SAP Basis
13 8 (11.43%) SAP Portal

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (18.57%) MS Exchange
2 11 (15.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (11.43%) SAP Portal
3 8 (11.43%) NetWeaver
4 6 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (7.14%) SharePoint
6 3 (4.29%) IIS
6 3 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (4.29%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (2.86%) Apache
7 2 (2.86%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.43%) Lync
Applications
1 18 (25.71%) MS Excel
2 8 (11.43%) MS Office
3 2 (2.86%) InfoPath
3 2 (2.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.43%) Maximo
2 1 (1.43%) OpenWorks
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.71%) Firewall
2 10 (14.29%) SAN
3 8 (11.43%) TCP/IP
3 8 (11.43%) DNS
4 6 (8.57%) DHCP
5 5 (7.14%) Wireless
5 5 (7.14%) VPN
6 4 (5.71%) LAN
6 4 (5.71%) WAN
7 2 (2.86%) Network Security
7 2 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (2.86%) HTTPS
7 2 (2.86%) BGP
8 1 (1.43%) OSPF
8 1 (1.43%) Intranet
8 1 (1.43%) CDMA
8 1 (1.43%) SMTP
8 1 (1.43%) VoIP
8 1 (1.43%) LDAP
8 1 (1.43%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.86%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.43%) SAP BW
3 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.86%) MySQL
4 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.43%) OLAP
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (7.14%) NWDI
2 3 (4.29%) Subversion
3 2 (2.86%) Maven
3 2 (2.86%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (2.86%) Manufacturing
1 2 (2.86%) Electronics
2 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (15.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 11 (15.71%) Administrator
2 9 (12.86%) Analyst
3 7 (10.00%) Developer
3 7 (10.00%) SAP Administrator
3 7 (10.00%) SAP Basis Administrator
4 6 (8.57%) Support Analyst
5 5 (7.14%) Desktop Support
5 5 (7.14%) .NET Developer
5 5 (7.14%) IT Support
5 5 (7.14%) Server Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) Consultant
7 3 (4.29%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) Senior SharePoint Administrator
7 3 (4.29%) Operations Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) SharePoint Administrator
7 3 (4.29%) IT Support Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.86%) .NET
2 8 (11.43%) SAP BC
2 8 (11.43%) SAP Basis
3 5 (7.14%) HTML
4 4 (5.71%) CSS
5 2 (2.86%) WPF
5 2 (2.86%) WAP
5 2 (2.86%) WinForms
6 1 (1.43%) LAMP
6 1 (1.43%) Middleware
6 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.43%) CSS3
6 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.43%) HTML5
6 1 (1.43%) WCF
6 1 (1.43%) SWT
6 1 (1.43%) jQuery
6 1 (1.43%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.86%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.14%) Thin Client
2 5 (7.14%) Client/Server
2 5 (7.14%) Fat Client
3 4 (5.71%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.71%) Replication
4 2 (2.86%) iPhone
4 2 (2.86%) iPad
4 2 (2.86%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.43%) Clustering
5 1 (1.43%) CMDB
5 1 (1.43%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.43%) PDA
5 1 (1.43%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 25 (35.71%) Linux
2 14 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 8 (11.43%) Windows XP
3 8 (11.43%) AIX
4 6 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (7.14%) CentOS
6 4 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.86%) UNIX
7 2 (2.86%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.43%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.43%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (12.86%) ITIL
1 9 (12.86%) ERP
2 8 (11.43%) Incident Management
2 8 (11.43%) SAP Security
3 5 (7.14%) Workflow
4 4 (5.71%) Software Engineering
4 4 (5.71%) High Availability
5 3 (4.29%) System Testing
5 3 (4.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (4.29%) Information Management
6 2 (2.86%) Supplier Management
6 2 (2.86%) Multithreading
6 2 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (2.86%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (2.86%) Business Continuity
6 2 (2.86%) Scrum
6 2 (2.86%) Security Management
6 2 (2.86%) Service Delivery
6 2 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.43%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (21.43%) Java
2 11 (15.71%) C#
3 9 (12.86%) SQL
4 8 (11.43%) ABAP
5 6 (8.57%) C++
6 4 (5.71%) C
7 3 (4.29%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.29%) Perl
8 2 (2.86%) PHP
9 1 (1.43%) Python
9 1 (1.43%) VBA
9 1 (1.43%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.43%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (20.00%) Degree
2 7 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (8.57%) MCSE
4 4 (5.71%) MCITP
4 4 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (5.71%) CCNA
5 2 (2.86%) MCP
6 1 (1.43%) CCNP
6 1 (1.43%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.43%) HND
6 1 (1.43%) MCDBA
6 1 (1.43%) Postgraduate
6 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (17.14%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (34.29%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.00%) XenApp
3 6 (8.57%) XenServer
4 5 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (5.71%) Hyper-V
5 4 (5.71%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 4 (5.71%) vSphere
5 4 (5.71%) VMware ESX
6 3 (4.29%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.86%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.43%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.43%) Shibboleth
8 1 (1.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 12 (17.14%) SCCM
2 6 (8.57%) SCOM
3 1 (1.43%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.43%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 23 (32.86%) VMware
2 19 (27.14%) Microsoft
2 19 (27.14%) Citrix
3 14 (20.00%) Oracle
4 11 (15.71%) Cisco
5 9 (12.86%) Dell
6 8 (11.43%) SAP
7 6 (8.57%) Red Hat
8 5 (7.14%) HP
8 5 (7.14%) EMC
9 4 (5.71%) NetApp
10 2 (2.86%) Rackspace
10 2 (2.86%) Apple
10 2 (2.86%) Symantec
11 1 (1.43%) Compaq
11 1 (1.43%) Avaya
11 1 (1.43%) Nintex
11 1 (1.43%) ServiceNow
Aberdeen
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