The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows XP
UK / Scotland
Rank 122 141 120
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -21
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 9 14 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.40% 0.47% 1.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.88% 1.85% 5.14%
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 14
Median salary £27,500 £26,000 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.76% +1.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £18,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £49,250
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Operating Systems Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
480 755 720
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 21.30% 25.46% 24.11%
Number of salaries quoted 316 448 435
Median salary £40,000 £42,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,940 £29,350 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing Windows XP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Windows XP
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Scotland region.

Windows XP Salary Trend in Scotland

Windows XP
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +14 8 £27,500 -
Glasgow +21 2 £37,500 +70.45%
Fife -1 1 £26,500 -29.33%
Windows XP
UK

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT jobs citing Windows XP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (90.91%) Active Directory
3 14 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
5 11 (50.00%) Cisco
6 10 (45.45%) DNS
6 10 (45.45%) SQL
7 9 (40.91%) Oracle
7 9 (40.91%) Windows 2000
7 9 (40.91%) OpenVMS
8 8 (36.36%) SolarWinds
8 8 (36.36%) SolarWinds Orion
8 8 (36.36%) Oracle Reports
9 7 (31.82%) VPN
9 7 (31.82%) Windows Server
10 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
10 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
10 5 (22.73%) HND
10 5 (22.73%) Quality Management
10 5 (22.73%) QMS
10 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (22.73%) Windows Vista
10 5 (22.73%) Change Control
10 5 (22.73%) Line Management
11 4 (18.18%) Skype
11 4 (18.18%) Network Management
11 4 (18.18%) Relational Database
11 4 (18.18%) SCCM
11 4 (18.18%) DameWare
11 4 (18.18%) LAN

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.55%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
2 3 (13.64%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (45.45%) DNS
2 7 (31.82%) VPN
3 4 (18.18%) LAN
3 4 (18.18%) Skype
4 3 (13.64%) Firewall
5 1 (4.55%) DHCP
5 1 (4.55%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (18.18%) Relational Database
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.55%) DB2
4 1 (4.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (77.27%) Support Engineer
2 9 (40.91%) Site Engineer
2 9 (40.91%) Systems Support
2 9 (40.91%) Systems Support Engineer
3 7 (31.82%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 7 (31.82%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (31.82%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 6 (27.27%) Analyst
4 6 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (27.27%) Support Analyst
5 5 (22.73%) IT Analyst
5 5 (22.73%) IT Support
5 5 (22.73%) IT Support Analyst
6 4 (18.18%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 4 (18.18%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
6 4 (18.18%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
6 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Support
6 4 (18.18%) IT Engineer
6 4 (18.18%) Operations Support Engineer
6 4 (18.18%) Traffic Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (40.91%) OpenVMS
3 9 (40.91%) Windows 2000
4 7 (31.82%) Windows Server
5 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (22.73%) Windows Vista
6 3 (13.64%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (13.64%) Windows 8
7 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
8 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Change Control
1 5 (22.73%) Line Management
1 5 (22.73%) QMS
1 5 (22.73%) Quality Management
2 4 (18.18%) Network Management
3 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.55%) C
3 1 (4.55%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (36.36%) SolarWinds Orion
2 4 (18.18%) DameWare
2 4 (18.18%) SCCM
3 1 (4.55%) Backup Exec
3 1 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 11 (50.00%) Cisco
3 9 (40.91%) Oracle
4 8 (36.36%) SolarWinds
5 3 (13.64%) VMware
6 1 (4.55%) Apple
6 1 (4.55%) Sophos
6 1 (4.55%) Symantec