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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 124 120 106
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -14
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 38 46 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.22% 1.41% 1.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.88% 4.93% 6.46%
Number of salaries quoted 15 23 32
Average salary £25,000 £27,000 £27,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.40% -0.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £19,200 £19,100
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £34,500 £38,150
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £26,000 £27,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -3.70%
Windows XP
UK

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
779 934 836
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 25.04% 28.68% 26.85%
Number of salaries quoted 480 555 540
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Windows XP Salary Histogram in Scotland

Windows XP
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -3 19 £31,000 +44.18% 3
Aberdeen - 8 £22,500 - 1
Glasgow -1 5 £22,500 -33.33% 1
Fife - 3 £35,000 -
Dundee +12 2 £26,500 +20.45%
Windows XP
UK

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 91 (100.00%) Windows
2 45 (49.45%) MS Office
2 45 (49.45%) Active Directory
3 43 (47.25%) Microsoft
4 40 (43.96%) Windows 7
5 36 (39.56%) MS Excel
6 34 (37.36%) Service Delivery
7 30 (32.97%) Windows Server 2008
8 29 (31.87%) DNS
9 27 (29.67%) MS Exchange
9 27 (29.67%) VMware
10 25 (27.47%) SLA
11 24 (26.37%) Windows Server 2003
12 19 (20.88%) VoIP
12 19 (20.88%) Blackberry
13 15 (16.48%) Banking
13 15 (16.48%) Windows Server 2012
13 15 (16.48%) MS PowerPoint
13 15 (16.48%) ITIL
14 14 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
14 14 (15.38%) DHCP
15 13 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
15 13 (14.29%) Clustering
15 13 (14.29%) Retail
15 13 (14.29%) Client/Server
16 12 (13.19%) Lync
16 12 (13.19%) SQL Server
17 11 (12.09%) Cisco
17 11 (12.09%) PowerShell
17 11 (12.09%) Hyper-V

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 27 (29.67%) MS Exchange
2 13 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (13.19%) Lync
4 10 (10.99%) WorkSite
4 10 (10.99%) IIS
5 6 (6.59%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (5.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (5.49%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (3.30%) IBM Notes
8 2 (2.20%) SharePoint
Applications
1 45 (49.45%) MS Office
2 36 (39.56%) MS Excel
3 15 (16.48%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) MFGPRO
Communications & Networking
1 29 (31.87%) DNS
2 19 (20.88%) VoIP
3 14 (15.38%) DHCP
4 10 (10.99%) SAN
4 10 (10.99%) Firewall
5 9 (9.89%) IP Telephony
5 9 (9.89%) Cisco IPT
6 3 (3.30%) Internet
6 3 (3.30%) WAN
6 3 (3.30%) SMTP
6 3 (3.30%) LDAP
6 3 (3.30%) LAN
7 2 (2.20%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.20%) VPN
7 2 (2.20%) BGP
7 2 (2.20%) SSL
7 2 (2.20%) SSH
7 2 (2.20%) VLAN
7 2 (2.20%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.10%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.19%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.10%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Subversion
General
1 15 (16.48%) Banking
2 13 (14.29%) Retail
3 10 (10.99%) Finance
4 9 (9.89%) Law
5 6 (6.59%) Legal
6 3 (3.30%) Back Office
7 1 (1.10%) Electronics
7 1 (1.10%) Billing
Job Titles
1 28 (30.77%) Analyst
2 25 (27.47%) Support Engineer
3 15 (16.48%) Service Analyst
3 15 (16.48%) Service Desk Analyst
4 14 (15.38%) Customer Engineer
4 14 (15.38%) Customer Support Engineer
5 12 (13.19%) IT Support
5 12 (13.19%) Support Analyst
6 9 (9.89%) Desktop Technician
7 8 (8.79%) Desktop Support
8 7 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (6.59%) IT Support Analyst
9 6 (6.59%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (5.49%) Desktop Engineer
10 5 (5.49%) IT Support Engineer
10 5 (5.49%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 5 (5.49%) Software Engineer
11 4 (4.40%) Administrator
12 3 (3.30%) Systems Administrator
12 3 (3.30%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.30%) .NET
2 2 (2.20%) .NET Framework
2 2 (2.20%) WPF
3 1 (1.10%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.88%) Blackberry
2 13 (14.29%) Clustering
2 13 (14.29%) Client/Server
3 5 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.30%) iPhone
5 2 (2.20%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.20%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.20%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.20%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.20%) Replication
6 1 (1.10%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (1.10%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 91 (100.00%) Windows
2 40 (43.96%) Windows 7
3 30 (32.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (26.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (16.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (9.89%) Windows Phone
7 6 (6.59%) Linux
8 5 (5.49%) Windows Vista
9 4 (4.40%) Windows 8
10 2 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.20%) UNIX
10 2 (2.20%) Solaris
11 1 (1.10%) Android
11 1 (1.10%) Debian
11 1 (1.10%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.10%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (37.36%) Service Delivery
2 15 (16.48%) ITIL
3 10 (10.99%) Mentoring
3 10 (10.99%) Coaching
4 7 (7.69%) Content Management
4 7 (7.69%) CRM
5 4 (4.40%) Automated Testing
6 3 (3.30%) Software Engineering
6 3 (3.30%) Test Scripting
6 3 (3.30%) Validation
6 3 (3.30%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (3.30%) Line Management
7 2 (2.20%) Asset Management
7 2 (2.20%) Service Management
8 1 (1.10%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (1.10%) ITSM
8 1 (1.10%) Practice Management
8 1 (1.10%) Manual Testing
8 1 (1.10%) Time Management
8 1 (1.10%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.09%) PowerShell
2 6 (6.59%) SQL
3 3 (3.30%) C#
3 3 (3.30%) C++
4 2 (2.20%) VC++
Qualifications
1 9 (9.89%) Degree
2 7 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.40%) MCSA
4 3 (3.30%) CCNA
4 3 (3.30%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.30%) HND
5 1 (1.10%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.10%) MOS
5 1 (1.10%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (27.47%) SLA
2 1 (1.10%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 45 (49.45%) Active Directory
2 14 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (12.09%) Hyper-V
4 9 (9.89%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (7.69%) Forefront TMG
6 3 (3.30%) XenApp
7 2 (2.20%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (5.49%) SCCM
2 2 (2.20%) SCOM
2 2 (2.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (1.10%) Nagios
3 1 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 43 (47.25%) Microsoft
2 27 (29.67%) VMware
3 11 (12.09%) Cisco
4 8 (8.79%) Citrix
5 5 (5.49%) Apple
6 3 (3.30%) Lotus
6 3 (3.30%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.20%) CommVault
7 2 (2.20%) Symantec
8 1 (1.10%) Oracle
8 1 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.10%) Twitter
8 1 (1.10%) IBM
8 1 (1.10%) Sun
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