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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 2 13
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +11
Permanent jobs citing Windows 3 32 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 6.67% 21.77% 11.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 86.49% 81.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1 22 22
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -12.28%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.36%
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
3 37 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 6.67% 25.17% 13.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1 25 23
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -17.58%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
3 4 (30.77%) ITIL
3 4 (30.77%) VMware
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
3 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
3 4 (30.77%) SCCM
4 3 (23.08%) Degree
4 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (23.08%) Windows 8
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (15.38%) Citrix
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (15.38%) Project Management
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
5 2 (15.38%) SQL
5 2 (15.38%) CCNP
5 2 (15.38%) CCNA
5 2 (15.38%) MCSE
5 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
5 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
5 2 (15.38%) LAN
5 2 (15.38%) WAN
5 2 (15.38%) Information Security
5 2 (15.38%) MCTS
5 2 (15.38%) Quality Management
5 2 (15.38%) Operations Management

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) LAN
1 2 (15.38%) WAN
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) AccuRev
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Support Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Desktop Support
3 3 (23.08%) IT Support
3 3 (23.08%) Support Technician
4 2 (15.38%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) IT Support Technician
4 2 (15.38%) IT Technician
5 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Technician
5 1 (7.69%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) IT Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Product Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Security Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
1 1 (7.69%) Software Packaging
1 1 (7.69%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) EMC VNX
2 1 (7.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
4 3 (23.08%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) Change Control
2 2 (15.38%) High Availability
2 2 (15.38%) Information Security
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL V3
2 2 (15.38%) Operations Management
2 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
2 2 (15.38%) Project Management
2 2 (15.38%) Quality Management
2 2 (15.38%) Release Management
2 2 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Application Packaging
3 1 (7.69%) Defect Management
3 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.69%) Multithreading
3 1 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (7.69%) Security Operations
3 1 (7.69%) Software Distribution
3 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
2 1 (7.69%) VB
2 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
2 1 (7.69%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (15.38%) CCNA
2 2 (15.38%) CCNP
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (15.38%) MCSE
2 2 (15.38%) MCTS
3 1 (7.69%) CISSP
3 1 (7.69%) EMCSA
3 1 (7.69%) HNC
3 1 (7.69%) HND
3 1 (7.69%) MCDST
3 1 (7.69%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) SCCM
2 2 (15.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) VMware
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco
4 2 (15.38%) Citrix
5 1 (7.69%) CommVault
5 1 (7.69%) Dell
5 1 (7.69%) EMC
5 1 (7.69%) NetApp
5 1 (7.69%) Proofpoint