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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 92 85 77
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -8
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 18 12 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.21% 0.95% 1.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.25% 4.46% 4.78%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 2
Average salary £28,750 £21,000 £20,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.90% +2.43%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-5.66% -3.63%
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
424 269 314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 28.40% 21.40% 25.57%
Number of salaries quoted 277 173 232
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,950
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 22 September 2014.

Windows XP Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (58.62%) Active Directory
2 17 (58.62%) VMware
3 13 (44.83%) MS Exchange
3 13 (44.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (44.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
5 10 (34.48%) MS Office
6 9 (31.03%) Windows 7
7 8 (27.59%) Finance
7 8 (27.59%) ITIL
7 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
7 8 (27.59%) Cisco
8 7 (24.14%) SQL
8 7 (24.14%) Linux
8 7 (24.14%) Service Delivery
8 7 (24.14%) Firewall
8 7 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (20.69%) Lync
9 6 (20.69%) Windows Phone
9 6 (20.69%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (20.69%) IP Telephony
9 6 (20.69%) PowerShell
9 6 (20.69%) Hyper-V
9 6 (20.69%) Cisco IPT
9 6 (20.69%) Degree
9 6 (20.69%) Blackberry
9 6 (20.69%) Law
9 6 (20.69%) IIS
9 6 (20.69%) SAN

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 13 (44.83%) MS Exchange
2 7 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (20.69%) Lync
3 6 (20.69%) IIS
4 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (3.45%) nginx
Applications
1 10 (34.48%) MS Office
2 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) Firewall
2 6 (20.69%) IP Telephony
2 6 (20.69%) Cisco IPT
2 6 (20.69%) SAN
3 4 (13.79%) DHCP
3 4 (13.79%) DNS
4 3 (10.34%) SSL
4 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
5 2 (6.90%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (6.90%) VLAN
5 2 (6.90%) SSH
5 2 (6.90%) VPN
5 2 (6.90%) LAN
5 2 (6.90%) VoIP
5 2 (6.90%) WAN
5 2 (6.90%) Internet
5 2 (6.90%) BGP
6 1 (3.45%) L2TP
6 1 (3.45%) IPsec
6 1 (3.45%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) MySQL
General
1 8 (27.59%) Finance
2 6 (20.69%) Law
3 5 (17.24%) Back Office
4 4 (13.79%) Banking
4 4 (13.79%) Retail
5 1 (3.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Administrator
1 9 (31.03%) Support Engineer
2 7 (24.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 7 (24.14%) Desktop Support
2 7 (24.14%) Analyst
2 7 (24.14%) Desktop Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) Support Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (17.24%) Desktop Technician
5 4 (13.79%) Server Technician
5 4 (13.79%) Windows Support Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Desktop Support Administrator
5 4 (13.79%) Desktop Administrator
5 4 (13.79%) Windows Administrator
5 4 (13.79%) Server Administrator
5 4 (13.79%) Windows Server Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Server Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Server Support Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Blackberry
2 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (13.79%) Clustering
3 4 (13.79%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (44.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (31.03%) Windows 7
4 7 (24.14%) Linux
5 6 (20.69%) Windows Phone
6 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (17.24%) Windows 8
7 3 (10.34%) Windows Vista
8 2 (6.90%) CentOS
8 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (6.90%) Ubuntu
8 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (6.90%) Debian
9 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000
9 1 (3.45%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) ITIL
2 7 (24.14%) Service Delivery
3 5 (17.24%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.45%) Project Management
4 1 (3.45%) CRM
4 1 (3.45%) Service Desk Management
4 1 (3.45%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.45%) Coaching
4 1 (3.45%) Telemarketing
4 1 (3.45%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) SQL
2 6 (20.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Degree
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (13.79%) MCSA
3 2 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.90%) CCNA
3 2 (6.90%) HND
4 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (58.62%) Active Directory
2 13 (44.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (20.69%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (20.69%) Hyper-V
4 4 (13.79%) Forefront TMG
4 4 (13.79%) XenApp
5 1 (3.45%) Openswan
5 1 (3.45%) Squid
5 1 (3.45%) Postfix
Vendors
1 17 (58.62%) VMware
2 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
3 8 (27.59%) Cisco
4 4 (13.79%) IBM
4 4 (13.79%) Citrix
5 3 (10.34%) Red Hat
6 2 (6.90%) Oracle
6 2 (6.90%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (3.45%) ServiceNow
Edinburgh
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £18000.00 - £21000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits and training
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £38000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago