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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 86 85 73
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 20 19 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.41% 1.29% 1.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.46% 4.86% 7.04%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 9
Average salary £31,000 £21,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.18% -20.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £18,100 £18,600
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £31,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £26,000 £27,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -3.70%
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
366 391 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 25.72% 26.62% 22.59%
Number of salaries quoted 229 251 148
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £49,200 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
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 18 December 2014.

Windows XP Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (78.38%) Active Directory
3 18 (48.65%) Windows 7
4 17 (45.95%) Service Delivery
5 15 (40.54%) MS Exchange
5 15 (40.54%) MS Office
6 14 (37.84%) Microsoft
6 14 (37.84%) VMware
6 14 (37.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (35.14%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (35.14%) Banking
7 13 (35.14%) Retail
7 13 (35.14%) Clustering
7 13 (35.14%) DHCP
7 13 (35.14%) DNS
7 13 (35.14%) Client/Server
8 12 (32.43%) Lync
9 11 (29.73%) Exchange Server 2010
9 11 (29.73%) PowerShell
9 11 (29.73%) SQL Server
9 11 (29.73%) Blackberry
10 10 (27.03%) Cisco
10 10 (27.03%) Mentoring
10 10 (27.03%) Coaching
11 9 (24.32%) Windows Phone
11 9 (24.32%) VMware ESXi
11 9 (24.32%) Hyper-V
11 9 (24.32%) Cisco IPT
11 9 (24.32%) IP Telephony
11 9 (24.32%) SAN

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 15 (40.54%) MS Exchange
2 12 (32.43%) Lync
3 11 (29.73%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (24.32%) IIS
5 2 (5.41%) IBM Notes
5 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
5 2 (5.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.70%) WorkSite
Applications
1 15 (40.54%) MS Office
2 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 13 (35.14%) DHCP
1 13 (35.14%) DNS
2 9 (24.32%) SAN
2 9 (24.32%) IP Telephony
2 9 (24.32%) Cisco IPT
3 8 (21.62%) Firewall
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.70%) SSH
4 1 (2.70%) VLAN
4 1 (2.70%) Internet
4 1 (2.70%) BGP
4 1 (2.70%) SSL
4 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.70%) VPN
4 1 (2.70%) LAN
4 1 (2.70%) VoIP
4 1 (2.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (29.73%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) MySQL
General
1 13 (35.14%) Banking
1 13 (35.14%) Retail
2 8 (21.62%) Law
3 6 (16.22%) Finance
4 3 (8.11%) Back Office
5 1 (2.70%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (18.92%) Analyst
1 7 (18.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) Desktop Technician
3 5 (13.51%) Support Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Support Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Desktop Support
4 4 (10.81%) Administrator
4 4 (10.81%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (5.41%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) IT Support
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Systems Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Windows Support Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Service Desk Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 13 (35.14%) Client/Server
1 13 (35.14%) Clustering
2 11 (29.73%) Blackberry
3 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.41%) Replication
4 2 (5.41%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.70%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (48.65%) Windows 7
3 14 (37.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (24.32%) Windows Phone
5 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (8.11%) Windows 8
7 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (5.41%) Linux
8 1 (2.70%) CentOS
8 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.70%) Debian
8 1 (2.70%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.70%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (45.95%) Service Delivery
2 10 (27.03%) Mentoring
2 10 (27.03%) Coaching
3 9 (24.32%) ITIL
4 3 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.70%) Practice Management
5 1 (2.70%) Asset Management
5 1 (2.70%) Document Management
5 1 (2.70%) Telemarketing
5 1 (2.70%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (29.73%) PowerShell
2 3 (8.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Degree
2 4 (10.81%) MCSA
2 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.70%) HND
3 1 (2.70%) CCNA
3 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) SLA
2 1 (2.70%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 29 (78.38%) Active Directory
2 13 (35.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (24.32%) Hyper-V
3 9 (24.32%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (18.92%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (8.11%) XenApp
6 2 (5.41%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) SCCM
1 2 (5.41%) SCOM
1 2 (5.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 14 (37.84%) Microsoft
1 14 (37.84%) VMware
2 10 (27.03%) Cisco
3 5 (13.51%) Citrix
4 2 (5.41%) Lotus
4 2 (5.41%) Symantec
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle
5 1 (2.70%) IBM
5 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
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