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 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 XP
Rank 97 79 84
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +5
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 1 25 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.078% 1.82% 1.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.38% 7.42% 8.05%
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 23
Average salary - £26,500 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +23.25%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
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
263 337 348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 20.61% 24.49% 24.72%
Number of salaries quoted 167 200 230
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £54,250
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
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) MS Office
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Service Management
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
4 1 (25.00%) Line Management
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) Investment Management
4 1 (25.00%) Lotus
4 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) IBM Notes
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (25.00%) SLA
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 1 (25.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (100.00%) MS Office
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Service Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Financial Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Asset Management
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Investment Management
3 1 (25.00%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix
1 1 (25.00%) Lotus
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft