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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 115 113 117
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 41 60 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.32% 1.62% 1.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.96% 6.42% 5.34%
Number of salaries quoted 21 47 27
Average salary £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.77% +6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,300 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,900 £31,600
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £25,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
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
688 934 805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 22.14% 25.26% 26.89%
Number of salaries quoted 407 601 445
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,250 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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
Glasgow +22 22 £27,500 +14.58% 3
Edinburgh -3 16 £25,000 -23.07% 3
Stirling - 1 £19,000 -
Perthshire - 1 - -
East Ayrshire - 1 £15,500 -
Windows XP
UK

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 78 (100.00%) Windows
2 48 (61.54%) Active Directory
3 41 (52.56%) Windows 7
4 36 (46.15%) MS Excel
5 35 (44.87%) Microsoft
6 29 (37.18%) MS Exchange
7 25 (32.05%) MS Office
8 24 (30.77%) Banking
9 23 (29.49%) DNS
9 23 (29.49%) Windows Server 2008
10 22 (28.21%) Windows Server 2003
11 21 (26.92%) Service Delivery
12 19 (24.36%) Clustering
13 16 (20.51%) Retail
13 16 (20.51%) SLA
13 16 (20.51%) DHCP
14 14 (17.95%) Blackberry
14 14 (17.95%) VMware
15 13 (16.67%) Client/Server
15 13 (16.67%) Mentoring
15 13 (16.67%) Coaching
16 12 (15.38%) Windows 8
16 12 (15.38%) PowerShell
16 12 (15.38%) SharePoint
17 11 (14.10%) SQL Server
17 11 (14.10%) Citrix
18 10 (12.82%) Cisco
18 10 (12.82%) Lync
18 10 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
19 9 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 29 (37.18%) MS Exchange
2 12 (15.38%) SharePoint
3 10 (12.82%) Lync
4 9 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (11.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (7.69%) IIS
6 5 (6.41%) IBM Notes
7 4 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (5.13%) WorkSite
7 4 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 36 (46.15%) MS Excel
2 25 (32.05%) MS Office
3 8 (10.26%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.41%) Google Apps
2 2 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (29.49%) DNS
2 16 (20.51%) DHCP
3 9 (11.54%) VoIP
4 6 (7.69%) Firewall
5 5 (6.41%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (3.85%) Cisco IPT
6 3 (3.85%) IP Telephony
6 3 (3.85%) SAN
7 2 (2.56%) VPN
8 1 (1.28%) SSL
8 1 (1.28%) Internet
8 1 (1.28%) 3G
8 1 (1.28%) BGP
8 1 (1.28%) SSH
8 1 (1.28%) VLAN
8 1 (1.28%) WAN
8 1 (1.28%) SMTP
8 1 (1.28%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.28%) LDAP
8 1 (1.28%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.10%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (7.69%) Sybase ASE
2 6 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 6 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.85%) MySQL
4 2 (2.56%) DB2
4 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database
General
1 24 (30.77%) Banking
2 16 (20.51%) Retail
3 6 (7.69%) Finance
4 5 (6.41%) Publishing
5 3 (3.85%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.56%) Law
6 2 (2.56%) German Language
7 1 (1.28%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (26.92%) Analyst
2 14 (17.95%) Support Engineer
3 12 (15.38%) Support Analyst
3 12 (15.38%) IT Support
4 9 (11.54%) Desktop Technician
4 9 (11.54%) Service Analyst
4 9 (11.54%) Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (8.97%) Customer Support Engineer
5 7 (8.97%) Customer Engineer
6 6 (7.69%) Desktop Support
6 6 (7.69%) DBA
6 6 (7.69%) IT Support Analyst
7 5 (6.41%) IT Support Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) Support Team Leader
8 4 (5.13%) Team Leader
9 3 (3.85%) Senior Systems Analyst
9 3 (3.85%) Applications Support
9 3 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.69%) XML
1 6 (7.69%) CGI
1 6 (7.69%) HTML
2 2 (2.56%) .NET
2 2 (2.56%) .NET Framework
2 2 (2.56%) WPF
3 1 (1.28%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 19 (24.36%) Clustering
2 14 (17.95%) Blackberry
3 13 (16.67%) Client/Server
4 7 (8.97%) Replication
5 5 (6.41%) Mainframe
6 3 (3.85%) iPhone
6 3 (3.85%) Digital Media
7 2 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.56%) Kindle
8 1 (1.28%) Social Media
8 1 (1.28%) iPad
8 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.28%) Artificial Intelligence
8 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 78 (100.00%) Windows
2 41 (52.56%) Windows 7
3 23 (29.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (28.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (15.38%) Windows 8
6 10 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (7.69%) Android
7 6 (7.69%) Windows NT
8 5 (6.41%) Mac OS
9 3 (3.85%) Windows Phone
10 2 (2.56%) Windows Vista
10 2 (2.56%) UNIX
10 2 (2.56%) Linux
11 1 (1.28%) Solaris
11 1 (1.28%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (26.92%) Service Delivery
2 13 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 13 (16.67%) Coaching
3 7 (8.97%) ITIL
4 6 (7.69%) Data Modelling
4 6 (7.69%) Validation
4 6 (7.69%) Web Development
4 6 (7.69%) Release Management
4 6 (7.69%) Physical Data Model
4 6 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (7.69%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (5.13%) Content Management
6 3 (3.85%) Migration
6 3 (3.85%) Asset Management
6 3 (3.85%) ITSM
6 3 (3.85%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (2.56%) CRM
7 2 (2.56%) Software Engineering
8 1 (1.28%) Incident Management
8 1 (1.28%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.38%) PowerShell
2 6 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 6 (7.69%) SQL
2 6 (7.69%) T-SQL
2 6 (7.69%) VBScript
3 2 (2.56%) VBA
3 2 (2.56%) VC++
3 2 (2.56%) C#
3 2 (2.56%) C++
4 1 (1.28%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (6.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.13%) Degree
3 3 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.85%) HND
3 3 (3.85%) MCSE
3 3 (3.85%) MCSA
4 2 (2.56%) MCP
4 2 (2.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (2.56%) MOS
5 1 (1.28%) MCDST
5 1 (1.28%) MCITP
5 1 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.28%) PhD
5 1 (1.28%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (20.51%) SLA
2 2 (2.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 48 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.41%) XenApp
3 5 (6.41%) XenDesktop
4 4 (5.13%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.85%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (10.26%) SCCM
2 3 (3.85%) SCOM
2 3 (3.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (2.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.28%) Nagios
Vendors
1 35 (44.87%) Microsoft
2 14 (17.95%) VMware
3 11 (14.10%) Citrix
4 10 (12.82%) Cisco
5 6 (7.69%) Sybase
6 5 (6.41%) Avaya
6 5 (6.41%) Lotus
6 5 (6.41%) Mitel
6 5 (6.41%) Altiris
7 3 (3.85%) Symantec
8 2 (2.56%) Oracle
8 2 (2.56%) Sun
9 1 (1.28%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.28%) Apple
9 1 (1.28%) CommVault
9 1 (1.28%) Twitter
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Livingston, West Lothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £28000.00 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Aberdeen
Blue Town Online
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £36000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago