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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 116 111 91
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -20
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 45 48 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.38% 1.44% 2.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.31% 5.39% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 15 21 39
Average salary £23,000 £29,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.03% +7.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £15,550 £21,500 £19,800
10% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £35,000 £39,300
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
847 891 884
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 25.91% 26.74% 28.02%
Number of salaries quoted 524 528 577
Average salary £37,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £49,400 £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 28 November 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 28 November 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 -10 20 £25,000 +16.27% 2
Aberdeen +17 13 £12,250 -60.48% 1
Glasgow +7 5 £22,500 -35.71% 2
Fife +5 5 £27,000 -1.81% 1
Dundee +11 2 £26,500 +20.45%
Windows XP
UK

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 90 (100.00%) Windows
2 42 (46.67%) MS Office
3 41 (45.56%) Active Directory
4 39 (43.33%) Microsoft
4 39 (43.33%) Windows 7
5 35 (38.89%) MS Excel
6 32 (35.56%) Service Delivery
7 29 (32.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 27 (30.00%) VMware
8 27 (30.00%) MS Exchange
8 27 (30.00%) DNS
9 24 (26.67%) SLA
10 23 (25.56%) Windows Server 2003
11 20 (22.22%) VoIP
12 17 (18.89%) Blackberry
13 15 (16.67%) ITIL
14 13 (14.44%) DHCP
14 13 (14.44%) Cisco
14 13 (14.44%) Banking
14 13 (14.44%) MS PowerPoint
14 13 (14.44%) Windows Server 2012
15 12 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
15 12 (13.33%) Client/Server
15 12 (13.33%) Firewall
16 11 (12.22%) Clustering
16 11 (12.22%) SQL Server
16 11 (12.22%) WorkSite
16 11 (12.22%) Retail
17 10 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
18 9 (10.00%) Lync

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 11 (12.22%) WorkSite
3 10 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (10.00%) Lync
4 9 (10.00%) IIS
5 7 (7.78%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (4.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (2.22%) IBM Notes
9 1 (1.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 42 (46.67%) MS Office
2 35 (38.89%) MS Excel
3 13 (14.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) MFGPRO
Communications & Networking
1 27 (30.00%) DNS
2 20 (22.22%) VoIP
3 13 (14.44%) DHCP
4 12 (13.33%) Firewall
5 9 (10.00%) SAN
6 8 (8.89%) IP Telephony
6 8 (8.89%) Cisco IPT
7 7 (7.78%) WAN
7 7 (7.78%) LAN
8 5 (5.56%) Internet
9 4 (4.44%) VPN
9 4 (4.44%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (3.33%) BGP
10 3 (3.33%) SSL
10 3 (3.33%) SSH
10 3 (3.33%) VLAN
10 3 (3.33%) LDAP
10 3 (3.33%) SMTP
11 2 (2.22%) TCP/IP
12 1 (1.11%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Subversion
General
1 13 (14.44%) Banking
2 11 (12.22%) Retail
3 9 (10.00%) Law
4 8 (8.89%) Finance
5 7 (7.78%) Legal
6 3 (3.33%) Back Office
7 1 (1.11%) Electronics
7 1 (1.11%) Billing
Job Titles
1 28 (31.11%) Support Engineer
2 26 (28.89%) Analyst
3 14 (15.56%) Service Analyst
3 14 (15.56%) Service Desk Analyst
4 13 (14.44%) Customer Engineer
4 13 (14.44%) Support Analyst
4 13 (14.44%) Customer Support Engineer
5 12 (13.33%) Desktop Technician
5 12 (13.33%) Desktop Support
6 11 (12.22%) IT Support
7 9 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 9 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
8 7 (7.78%) Administrator
9 6 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (6.67%) IT Support Analyst
10 5 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (5.56%) Software Engineer
11 4 (4.44%) Network Engineer
11 4 (4.44%) Server Support
11 4 (4.44%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.33%) .NET
2 2 (2.22%) .NET Framework
2 2 (2.22%) WPF
3 1 (1.11%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.89%) Blackberry
2 12 (13.33%) Client/Server
3 11 (12.22%) Clustering
4 4 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.33%) iPhone
5 3 (3.33%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.22%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.11%) Replication
7 1 (1.11%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (1.11%) PDA
7 1 (1.11%) EPoS
7 1 (1.11%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 90 (100.00%) Windows
2 39 (43.33%) Windows 7
3 29 (32.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (25.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (14.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (10.00%) Linux
7 8 (8.89%) Windows Phone
8 4 (4.44%) Windows 8
8 4 (4.44%) Windows Vista
9 2 (2.22%) Solaris
9 2 (2.22%) UNIX
9 2 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.11%) CentOS
10 1 (1.11%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.11%) Android
10 1 (1.11%) Debian
10 1 (1.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (35.56%) Service Delivery
2 15 (16.67%) ITIL
3 8 (8.89%) CRM
3 8 (8.89%) Content Management
3 8 (8.89%) Mentoring
3 8 (8.89%) Coaching
4 4 (4.44%) Automated Testing
5 3 (3.33%) Software Engineering
5 3 (3.33%) Test Scripting
5 3 (3.33%) Validation
5 3 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (3.33%) Line Management
6 2 (2.22%) Service Management
7 1 (1.11%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (1.11%) Asset Management
7 1 (1.11%) ITSM
7 1 (1.11%) Practice Management
7 1 (1.11%) Manual Testing
7 1 (1.11%) Time Management
7 1 (1.11%) ITIL V2
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.00%) SQL
2 8 (8.89%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.33%) C#
3 3 (3.33%) C++
4 2 (2.22%) VC++
Qualifications
1 9 (10.00%) Degree
2 7 (7.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (6.67%) CCNA
3 6 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (4.44%) MCSA
5 3 (3.33%) HND
6 1 (1.11%) MCSE
6 1 (1.11%) PhD
6 1 (1.11%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.11%) MOS
6 1 (1.11%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (26.67%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (45.56%) Active Directory
2 12 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 8 (8.89%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (6.67%) Forefront TMG
6 4 (4.44%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (4.44%) SCCM
2 1 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.11%) Nagios
Vendors
1 39 (43.33%) Microsoft
2 27 (30.00%) VMware
3 13 (14.44%) Cisco
4 8 (8.89%) Citrix
5 6 (6.67%) Apple
6 4 (4.44%) IBM
7 3 (3.33%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.22%) Twitter
8 2 (2.22%) CommVault
8 2 (2.22%) Lotus
8 2 (2.22%) HP
8 2 (2.22%) Dell
9 1 (1.11%) Oracle
9 1 (1.11%) Compaq
9 1 (1.11%) Sun
9 1 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.11%) ServiceNow
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