The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 92 86 72
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -14
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 9 9 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.60% 0.74% 1.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.56% 3.01% 4.41%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 8
Average salary £35,000 £33,250 £25,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +31.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £25,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £43,500 £34,800
UK excluding London average salary £25,500 £28,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year
-8.92% +5.66%
Operating Systems Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
352 299 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 23.66% 24.69% 23.49%
Number of salaries quoted 223 219 205
Average salary £36,895 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.61% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,895 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -
Windows XP
Scotland

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 July 2014.

Windows XP Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (57.14%) VMware
3 14 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 12 (42.86%) Finance
5 11 (39.29%) SQL
5 11 (39.29%) MS Office
5 11 (39.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (35.71%) Linux
6 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
6 10 (35.71%) Citrix
7 9 (32.14%) Active Directory
8 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (28.57%) Windows Vista
9 7 (25.00%) Windows 8
9 7 (25.00%) SLA
9 7 (25.00%) MS Excel
9 7 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (25.00%) Back Office
10 6 (21.43%) MS Exchange
10 6 (21.43%) ITIL
11 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
11 5 (17.86%) Red Hat
12 4 (14.29%) XenApp
12 4 (14.29%) SaaS
12 4 (14.29%) SCCM
12 4 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (14.29%) IBM
12 4 (14.29%) Dell
12 4 (14.29%) COM

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 6 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.14%) WorkSite
3 1 (3.57%) nginx
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (39.29%) MS Office
2 7 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
2 3 (10.71%) SSL
2 3 (10.71%) Firewall
3 2 (7.14%) SSH
3 2 (7.14%) VLAN
3 2 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (7.14%) Internet
3 2 (7.14%) BGP
3 2 (7.14%) LAN
3 2 (7.14%) VoIP
3 2 (7.14%) WAN
4 1 (3.57%) VPN
4 1 (3.57%) L2TP
4 1 (3.57%) OpenVPN
4 1 (3.57%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (3.57%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) MySQL
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (42.86%) Finance
2 7 (25.00%) Back Office
3 2 (7.14%) Automotive
4 1 (3.57%) Law
4 1 (3.57%) Advertising
4 1 (3.57%) Retail
4 1 (3.57%) Marketing
4 1 (3.57%) Dutch Language
4 1 (3.57%) French Language
4 1 (3.57%) German Language
4 1 (3.57%) Spanish Language
4 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Administrator
2 7 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 7 (25.00%) Analyst
2 7 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (21.43%) Support Analyst
4 5 (17.86%) Desktop Support
4 5 (17.86%) Desktop Support Administrator
4 5 (17.86%) Desktop Administrator
5 4 (14.29%) Server Technician
5 4 (14.29%) Windows Support Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) Desktop Technician
5 4 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) Server Support
5 4 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) Server Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) Server Support Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) Server Administrator
5 4 (14.29%) Windows Administrator
5 4 (14.29%) Windows Server Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Blackberry
2 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.57%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.57%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 10 (35.71%) Linux
4 8 (28.57%) Windows Vista
4 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (25.00%) Windows 8
6 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (14.29%) Windows 2000
7 2 (7.14%) CentOS
7 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (7.14%) Debian
7 2 (7.14%) Ubuntu
7 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (3.57%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (21.43%) ITIL
3 4 (14.29%) CRM
4 2 (7.14%) Project Management
4 2 (7.14%) Document Management
5 1 (3.57%) Telemarketing
5 1 (3.57%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.57%) Resource Management
5 1 (3.57%) Time Management
5 1 (3.57%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) VBA
3 1 (3.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (7.14%) CCNA
2 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.57%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (39.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (32.14%) Active Directory
3 4 (14.29%) XenApp
4 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (3.57%) Openswan
5 1 (3.57%) Squid
5 1 (3.57%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) SCCM
2 2 (7.14%) DameWare
Vendors
1 16 (57.14%) VMware
2 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 10 (35.71%) Citrix
3 5 (17.86%) Red Hat
4 4 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (14.29%) Dell
4 4 (14.29%) IBM
5 2 (7.14%) Oracle
5 2 (7.14%) Cisco
5 2 (7.14%) Interwoven
6 1 (3.57%) Fujitsu
6 1 (3.57%) ServiceNow
Edinburgh
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 26 days ago