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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 135 106 110
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 38 49 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.02% 1.56% 1.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.97% 6.05% 5.64%
Number of salaries quoted 27 26 33
Average salary £27,500 £33,250 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.29% +20.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £22,500 £21,600
10% offered a salary of more than £35,600 £50,000 £36,900
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £27,500 £27,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +1.85%
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
956 810 939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 25.55% 25.85% 29.65%
Number of salaries quoted 578 522 577
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -1 14 £32,500 +18.18% 3
Glasgow -25 13 £29,500 -41.00% 2
Aberdeen +4 5 £46,250 +59.48% 1
Aberdeenshire +4 3 £20,500 -
Fife +4 2 £32,500 +41.30%
Midlothian - 1 £21,500 -
Lothian - 1 £21,500 -
Scottish Borders - 1 £21,500 - 1
Dundee - 1 £19,000 -
Windows XP
UK

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 74 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (44.59%) MS Office
3 31 (41.89%) Active Directory
4 29 (39.19%) Microsoft
5 27 (36.49%) MS Excel
5 27 (36.49%) Windows 7
6 24 (32.43%) VMware
7 18 (24.32%) ITIL
7 18 (24.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (22.97%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (21.62%) SLA
10 15 (20.27%) MS Exchange
11 14 (18.92%) Citrix
11 14 (18.92%) Windows Vista
12 13 (17.57%) VMware Infrastructure
12 13 (17.57%) SQL
13 11 (14.86%) Finance
13 11 (14.86%) Service Delivery
13 11 (14.86%) LAN
13 11 (14.86%) VoIP
13 11 (14.86%) WAN
14 10 (13.51%) Linux
14 10 (13.51%) Firewall
14 10 (13.51%) Degree
15 9 (12.16%) Cisco
15 9 (12.16%) TCP/IP
16 8 (10.81%) CRM
17 7 (9.46%) VPN
17 7 (9.46%) DNS
17 7 (9.46%) CCNA

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 15 (20.27%) MS Exchange
2 7 (9.46%) WorkSite
3 5 (6.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (5.41%) IBM Notes
5 3 (4.05%) IIS
5 3 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.70%) Lync
7 1 (1.35%) Apache
7 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (1.35%) nginx
Applications
1 33 (44.59%) MS Office
2 27 (36.49%) MS Excel
3 7 (9.46%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) MFGPRO
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.86%) LAN
1 11 (14.86%) VoIP
1 11 (14.86%) WAN
2 10 (13.51%) Firewall
3 9 (12.16%) TCP/IP
4 7 (9.46%) VPN
4 7 (9.46%) DNS
5 6 (8.11%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (8.11%) Internet
6 4 (5.41%) SAN
7 3 (4.05%) SSL
8 2 (2.70%) Cisco IPT
8 2 (2.70%) SSH
8 2 (2.70%) VLAN
8 2 (2.70%) IP Telephony
8 2 (2.70%) 3G
8 2 (2.70%) BGP
8 2 (2.70%) ADSL
8 2 (2.70%) Broadband
8 2 (2.70%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Subversion
General
1 11 (14.86%) Finance
2 6 (8.11%) Back Office
3 4 (5.41%) Legal
4 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.70%) Automotive
4 2 (2.70%) Law
5 1 (1.35%) Electronics
5 1 (1.35%) Advertising
5 1 (1.35%) Retail
5 1 (1.35%) Marketing
5 1 (1.35%) Dutch Language
5 1 (1.35%) French Language
5 1 (1.35%) German Language
5 1 (1.35%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 26 (35.14%) Analyst
2 17 (22.97%) Support Analyst
3 16 (21.62%) Support Engineer
4 13 (17.57%) Service Analyst
4 13 (17.57%) Desktop Support
4 13 (17.57%) Service Desk Analyst
5 10 (13.51%) Administrator
6 7 (9.46%) Desktop Engineer
6 7 (9.46%) IT Support
7 6 (8.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 6 (8.11%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (8.11%) Network Engineer
8 5 (6.76%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (6.76%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 5 (6.76%) Desktop Analyst
9 4 (5.41%) Windows Support Engineer
9 4 (5.41%) Desktop Technician
9 4 (5.41%) Windows Administrator
9 4 (5.41%) Windows Server Engineer
9 4 (5.41%) Desktop Support Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.41%) COM
2 1 (1.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.11%) Blackberry
2 5 (6.76%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.41%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.70%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.70%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.35%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.35%) EPoS
5 1 (1.35%) GIS
5 1 (1.35%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 74 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (36.49%) Windows 7
3 18 (24.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (22.97%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (18.92%) Windows Vista
6 10 (13.51%) Linux
7 6 (8.11%) Windows 8
8 5 (6.76%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (5.41%) Windows 2000
10 2 (2.70%) CentOS
10 2 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.70%) Ubuntu
10 2 (2.70%) Windows Phone
10 2 (2.70%) Debian
10 2 (2.70%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.32%) ITIL
2 11 (14.86%) Service Delivery
3 8 (10.81%) CRM
4 6 (8.11%) Content Management
4 6 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (5.41%) Automated Testing
6 3 (4.05%) Validation
6 3 (4.05%) Test Scripting
7 2 (2.70%) Incident Management
7 2 (2.70%) Project Management
8 1 (1.35%) Service Desk Management
8 1 (1.35%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (1.35%) ITIL V2
8 1 (1.35%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (1.35%) Document Management
8 1 (1.35%) Software Engineering
8 1 (1.35%) Telemarketing
8 1 (1.35%) Load Balancing
8 1 (1.35%) Resource Management
8 1 (1.35%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (17.57%) SQL
2 2 (2.70%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.70%) VBA
3 1 (1.35%) VBScript
3 1 (1.35%) VB
3 1 (1.35%) C#
3 1 (1.35%) C++
3 1 (1.35%) Java
3 1 (1.35%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.35%) VB6
Qualifications
1 10 (13.51%) Degree
2 7 (9.46%) CCNA
2 7 (9.46%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.05%) MCSA
4 3 (4.05%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.70%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.70%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.70%) MCITP
5 2 (2.70%) HND
6 1 (1.35%) MCSE
6 1 (1.35%) CCA
6 1 (1.35%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.35%) MOS
6 1 (1.35%) MCDST
6 1 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (21.62%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (41.89%) Active Directory
2 13 (17.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.11%) Hyper-V
4 5 (6.76%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (6.76%) XenApp
5 3 (4.05%) Terminal Services
5 3 (4.05%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.70%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (1.35%) Openswan
7 1 (1.35%) Squid
7 1 (1.35%) vSphere
7 1 (1.35%) XenServer
7 1 (1.35%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.35%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 6 (8.11%) SCCM
2 1 (1.35%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (39.19%) Microsoft
2 24 (32.43%) VMware
3 14 (18.92%) Citrix
4 9 (12.16%) Cisco
5 5 (6.76%) Red Hat
5 5 (6.76%) Dell
6 4 (5.41%) IBM
6 4 (5.41%) Lotus
6 4 (5.41%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (4.05%) Oracle
8 2 (2.70%) ServiceNow
8 2 (2.70%) Twitter
8 2 (2.70%) HP
8 2 (2.70%) McAfee
9 1 (1.35%) Apple
9 1 (1.35%) Compaq
9 1 (1.35%) EMC
9 1 (1.35%) Intel
9 1 (1.35%) Altiris
9 1 (1.35%) Fujitsu
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