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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 74 76 80
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 24 25 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.75% 1.84% 1.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.16% 7.10% 4.62%
Number of salaries quoted 9 19 4
Average salary £25,000 £21,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.27% -24.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £18,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £32,500 £33,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.66%
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
335 352 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 24.42% 25.84% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 199 227 161
Average salary £38,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.94% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £52,000
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 27 January 2015.

Windows XP Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 45 (100.00%) Windows
2 38 (84.44%) Active Directory
3 26 (57.78%) Windows 7
4 22 (48.89%) Service Delivery
5 18 (40.00%) Clustering
5 18 (40.00%) Banking
5 18 (40.00%) Retail
5 18 (40.00%) DHCP
5 18 (40.00%) DNS
5 18 (40.00%) Client/Server
5 18 (40.00%) MS Exchange
5 18 (40.00%) MS Office
6 17 (37.78%) Microsoft
7 15 (33.33%) Lync
7 15 (33.33%) Mentoring
7 15 (33.33%) Coaching
8 14 (31.11%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (26.67%) PowerShell
9 12 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
9 12 (26.67%) Blackberry
9 12 (26.67%) SQL Server
9 12 (26.67%) VMware
10 9 (20.00%) Hyper-V
10 9 (20.00%) Cisco IPT
10 9 (20.00%) Windows Phone
10 9 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (20.00%) IP Telephony
10 9 (20.00%) ITIL
10 9 (20.00%) IIS

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 18 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 15 (33.33%) Lync
3 12 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (20.00%) IIS
5 4 (8.89%) IBM Notes
5 4 (8.89%) SharePoint
6 3 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (2.22%) WorkSite
Applications
1 18 (40.00%) MS Office
2 6 (13.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 18 (40.00%) DHCP
1 18 (40.00%) DNS
2 9 (20.00%) SAN
2 9 (20.00%) IP Telephony
2 9 (20.00%) Cisco IPT
3 7 (15.56%) Firewall
4 1 (2.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.44%) DB2
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.44%) MySQL
General
1 18 (40.00%) Banking
1 18 (40.00%) Retail
2 8 (17.78%) Law
3 6 (13.33%) Finance
4 2 (4.44%) Back Office
4 2 (4.44%) German Language
5 1 (2.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 10 (22.22%) Desktop Technician
2 9 (20.00%) Analyst
3 7 (15.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (13.33%) Support Analyst
4 6 (13.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) Support Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) IT Support
7 3 (6.67%) Senior Systems Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Desktop Support
7 3 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) IT Support Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) 1st Line Support
8 2 (4.44%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.44%) Applications Support
8 2 (4.44%) Administrator
8 2 (4.44%) Trainee
8 2 (4.44%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 18 (40.00%) Client/Server
1 18 (40.00%) Clustering
2 12 (26.67%) Blackberry
3 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (8.89%) Mainframe
5 2 (4.44%) Replication
5 2 (4.44%) Kindle
6 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 45 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (57.78%) Windows 7
3 14 (31.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (20.00%) Windows Phone
5 5 (11.11%) Windows 8
6 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (48.89%) Service Delivery
2 15 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 15 (33.33%) Coaching
3 9 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (4.44%) Asset Management
4 2 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (4.44%) ITSM
5 1 (2.22%) Practice Management
5 1 (2.22%) Document Management
5 1 (2.22%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) Degree
2 5 (11.11%) MCSA
2 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.44%) HND
4 1 (2.22%) MCSE
4 1 (2.22%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) SLA
2 2 (4.44%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 38 (84.44%) Active Directory
2 12 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 9 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (15.56%) Forefront TMG
5 4 (8.89%) XenApp
5 4 (8.89%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) SCCM
1 3 (6.67%) SCOM
1 3 (6.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 17 (37.78%) Microsoft
2 12 (26.67%) VMware
3 9 (20.00%) Cisco
4 8 (17.78%) Citrix
5 4 (8.89%) Lotus
6 3 (6.67%) Symantec
7 2 (4.44%) Oracle
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