The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 85 99 92
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -7
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 5 5 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.44% 0.32% 1.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.95% 1.29% 4.32%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 8
Median salary £40,000 £25,000 £28,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -13.04%
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-1.96% +2.00%
Windows XP
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 Edinburgh region.

Operating Systems Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
257 389 440
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 22.48% 24.68% 28.87%
Number of salaries quoted 193 216 277
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £54,650
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region citing Windows XP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Windows XP
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Edinburgh region.

Windows XP Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Windows XP
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Windows XP Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Windows XP
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT jobs citing Windows XP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) DNS
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (66.67%) OpenVMS
3 4 (66.67%) Windows 2000
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle
3 4 (66.67%) SolarWinds
3 4 (66.67%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (33.33%) DHCP
4 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 1 (16.67%) Symantec
5 1 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (16.67%) Sophos
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) HNC
5 1 (16.67%) HND
5 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) Apple
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
5 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
5 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Operations Support Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Site Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Support Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Systems Support
1 4 (66.67%) Systems Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Technician
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (66.67%) OpenVMS
3 4 (66.67%) Windows 2000
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) HNC
1 1 (16.67%) HND
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
2 1 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) SolarWinds
3 1 (16.67%) Apple
3 1 (16.67%) Sophos
3 1 (16.67%) Symantec