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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows XP
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 87 97 83
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -14
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 7 1 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.65% 0.080% 1.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.95% 0.38% 6.78%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 7
Median salary £27,500 - £29,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 - £22,100
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 - £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -

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
237 262 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 22.17% 21.04% 25.30%
Number of salaries quoted 156 167 200
Median salary £40,000 £43,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% +11.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £31,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,800 £50,000 £61,400
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (93.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 14 (93.33%) Active Directory
3 10 (66.67%) SQL
3 10 (66.67%) DNS
4 9 (60.00%) Cisco
4 9 (60.00%) OpenVMS
4 9 (60.00%) Oracle
4 9 (60.00%) Windows 2000
5 8 (53.33%) SolarWinds
5 8 (53.33%) SolarWinds Orion
5 8 (53.33%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 5 (33.33%) HND
6 5 (33.33%) Quality Management
6 5 (33.33%) Change Control
6 5 (33.33%) QMS
6 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (33.33%) Line Management
7 4 (26.67%) Skype
7 4 (26.67%) Relational Database
7 4 (26.67%) SCCM
7 4 (26.67%) Network Management
7 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
7 4 (26.67%) DameWare
7 4 (26.67%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (26.67%) LAN
7 4 (26.67%) VPN
8 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
9 1 (6.67%) DB2

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 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (6.67%) JBoss
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) DNS
2 4 (26.67%) LAN
2 4 (26.67%) Skype
2 4 (26.67%) VPN
3 1 (6.67%) DHCP
3 1 (6.67%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (26.67%) Relational Database
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (6.67%) DB2
4 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Support Engineer
2 9 (60.00%) Site Engineer
2 9 (60.00%) Systems Support
2 9 (60.00%) Systems Support Engineer
3 5 (33.33%) Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Support Analyst
4 4 (26.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (26.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 4 (26.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (26.67%) Desktop Analyst
4 4 (26.67%) Desktop Engineer
4 4 (26.67%) Desktop Support
4 4 (26.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 4 (26.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 4 (26.67%) IT Support
4 4 (26.67%) IT Support Analyst
4 4 (26.67%) IT Support Engineer
4 4 (26.67%) Operations Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (93.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (60.00%) OpenVMS
3 9 (60.00%) Windows 2000
4 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
6 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
6 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
6 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Change Control
1 5 (33.33%) Line Management
1 5 (33.33%) QMS
1 5 (33.33%) Quality Management
2 4 (26.67%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) HND
System Software
1 14 (93.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (53.33%) SolarWinds Orion
2 4 (26.67%) DameWare
2 4 (26.67%) SCCM
3 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
3 1 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Cisco
1 9 (60.00%) Oracle
2 8 (53.33%) SolarWinds
3 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) Apple
4 1 (6.67%) Sophos
4 1 (6.67%) Symantec