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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 90 86 75
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -11
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 14 8 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.94% 0.67% 1.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.65% 2.99% 4.26%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 3
Average salary £33,750 £27,500 £20,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.72% +34.14%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £27,500 £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
384 268 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 25.65% 22.35% 25.98%
Number of salaries quoted 250 181 235
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,695
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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
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 29 August 2014.

Windows XP Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (58.33%) VMware
3 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
4 10 (41.67%) Active Directory
4 10 (41.67%) Linux
4 10 (41.67%) MS Exchange
4 10 (41.67%) MS Office
4 10 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (37.50%) SQL
6 8 (33.33%) Finance
6 8 (33.33%) Windows 7
7 6 (25.00%) Firewall
7 6 (25.00%) Degree
7 6 (25.00%) Windows Vista
8 5 (20.83%) Windows 8
8 5 (20.83%) Back Office
8 5 (20.83%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (20.83%) ITIL
8 5 (20.83%) Red Hat
8 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
8 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
8 5 (20.83%) SLA
8 5 (20.83%) Cisco
9 4 (16.67%) IBM
9 4 (16.67%) CRM
9 4 (16.67%) Citrix
9 4 (16.67%) COM
9 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
9 4 (16.67%) Windows 2000

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 10 (41.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (12.50%) IIS
3 3 (12.50%) Lync
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (4.17%) nginx
Applications
1 10 (41.67%) MS Office
2 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) Firewall
2 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
3 3 (12.50%) SSL
3 3 (12.50%) SAN
3 3 (12.50%) IP Telephony
3 3 (12.50%) Cisco IPT
4 2 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (8.33%) SSH
4 2 (8.33%) VLAN
4 2 (8.33%) Internet
4 2 (8.33%) BGP
4 2 (8.33%) LAN
4 2 (8.33%) VoIP
4 2 (8.33%) WAN
5 1 (4.17%) VPN
5 1 (4.17%) L2TP
5 1 (4.17%) IPsec
5 1 (4.17%) OpenVPN
5 1 (4.17%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) MySQL
General
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (20.83%) Back Office
3 3 (12.50%) Law
4 2 (8.33%) Automotive
5 1 (4.17%) Advertising
5 1 (4.17%) Marketing
5 1 (4.17%) Dutch Language
5 1 (4.17%) French Language
5 1 (4.17%) German Language
5 1 (4.17%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Administrator
2 7 (29.17%) Support Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (16.67%) Desktop Support
4 4 (16.67%) Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Server Support
4 4 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Server Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Server Administrator
4 4 (16.67%) Windows Administrator
4 4 (16.67%) Windows Server Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Server Support Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Windows Support Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Desktop Technician
4 4 (16.67%) Desktop Support Administrator
4 4 (16.67%) Desktop Administrator
4 4 (16.67%) Server Technician
5 3 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (41.67%) Linux
3 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 6 (25.00%) Windows Vista
6 5 (20.83%) Windows 8
7 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (16.67%) Windows 2000
8 3 (12.50%) Windows Phone
9 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (8.33%) Debian
9 2 (8.33%) Ubuntu
9 2 (8.33%) CentOS
9 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (4.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (20.83%) ITIL
2 4 (16.67%) CRM
3 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (4.17%) Telemarketing
5 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.17%) Service Desk Management
5 1 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.50%) MCSA
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (8.33%) CCNA
3 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (8.33%) HND
4 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (41.67%) Active Directory
1 10 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (16.67%) XenApp
3 3 (12.50%) Forefront TMG
3 3 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.17%) Postfix
4 1 (4.17%) Squid
4 1 (4.17%) Openswan
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) VMware
2 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
3 5 (20.83%) Cisco
3 5 (20.83%) Red Hat
4 4 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (16.67%) IBM
4 4 (16.67%) Citrix
5 2 (8.33%) Oracle
6 1 (4.17%) ServiceNow
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday