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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 96 89 87
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 10 14 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.63% 0.95% 0.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.64% 3.75% 3.00%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 6
Average salary £25,000 £33,750 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.92% +22.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,300 £27,250 £17,250
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,750 £35,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%
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
379 373 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 23.84% 25.32% 22.36%
Number of salaries quoted 212 239 181
Average salary £36,875 £36,000 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.43% -4.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,800 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Windows XP 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 XP.

1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (30.00%) MS Office
4 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (30.00%) Finance
4 6 (30.00%) Degree
4 6 (30.00%) Subversion
5 5 (25.00%) Maven
5 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 5 (25.00%) Wealth Management
5 5 (25.00%) TeamCity
5 5 (25.00%) Hudson
5 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 5 (25.00%) AccuRev
5 5 (25.00%) MSBuild
5 5 (25.00%) Software Deployment
5 5 (25.00%) SDLC
5 5 (25.00%) IIS
5 5 (25.00%) Shell Script
5 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 5 (25.00%) Visual Studio
5 5 (25.00%) SQL
5 5 (25.00%) .NET
5 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
5 5 (25.00%) Eclipse
6 3 (15.00%) Windows 8
6 3 (15.00%) ITIL

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Windows XP 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 XP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (5.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (5.00%) Lync
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) MS Office
2 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (5.00%) Photoshop
4 1 (5.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (5.00%) InDesign
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Firewall
1 2 (10.00%) VPN
2 1 (5.00%) DNS
2 1 (5.00%) Wireless
2 1 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (5.00%) VLAN
2 1 (5.00%) LAN
2 1 (5.00%) WAN
2 1 (5.00%) DHCP
2 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Subversion
2 5 (25.00%) Maven
2 5 (25.00%) TeamCity
2 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (25.00%) AccuRev
2 5 (25.00%) Hudson
2 5 (25.00%) MSBuild
2 5 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (25.00%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) IT Support
2 5 (25.00%) Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Release Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) PHP Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Service Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) IT Support Technician
5 1 (5.00%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) IT Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.00%) Support Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) CSS
2 1 (5.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) jQuery
2 1 (5.00%) CSS3
2 1 (5.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (10.00%) iPhone
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) iPad
2 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (15.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (10.00%) Android
4 2 (10.00%) Linux
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (5.00%) Mac OS X
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 5 (25.00%) Wealth Management
1 5 (25.00%) Software Deployment
1 5 (25.00%) SDLC
2 3 (15.00%) ITIL
3 2 (10.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.00%) Line Management
4 1 (5.00%) System Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Investment Management
4 1 (5.00%) CRM
4 1 (5.00%) DNA
4 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.00%) Service Management
4 1 (5.00%) MVC
4 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.00%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
1 5 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (10.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.00%) CISM
3 1 (5.00%) CEH
3 1 (5.00%) MCDST
3 1 (5.00%) MCITP
3 1 (5.00%) HND
3 1 (5.00%) MCSE
3 1 (5.00%) MCSA
3 1 (5.00%) CISSP
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Citrix
3 1 (5.00%) Lotus
3 1 (5.00%) Apple
3 1 (5.00%) Reuters
3 1 (5.00%) Bloomberg
3 1 (5.00%) VMware
3 1 (5.00%) Twitter
3 1 (5.00%) Adobe
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco
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