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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 137 123 111
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -12
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 28 44 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.85% 1.20% 1.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.31% 4.62% 6.43%
Number of salaries quoted 21 32 26
Average salary £27,000 £26,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.88% -14.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,700 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%
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
845 953 778
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 25.55% 25.90% 25.67%
Number of salaries quoted 478 573 494
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +2 16 £30,000 +15.38% 2
Edinburgh -9 10 £25,000 -25.92% 2
Dundee -5 1 £17,000 -10.52%
North Lanarkshire - 1 £25,500 -
Windows XP
UK

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 50 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (58.00%) Microsoft
3 25 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 25 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 24 (48.00%) MS Office
4 24 (48.00%) Windows 7
5 16 (32.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (26.00%) Windows 8
7 11 (22.00%) MS Exchange
7 11 (22.00%) MS PowerPoint
8 9 (18.00%) Finance
8 9 (18.00%) SCCM
9 8 (16.00%) Degree
9 8 (16.00%) Subversion
9 8 (16.00%) DHCP
9 8 (16.00%) VPN
10 7 (14.00%) Shell Script
10 7 (14.00%) Content Management
10 7 (14.00%) WorkSite
10 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (14.00%) Git (software)
11 6 (12.00%) Android
11 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (12.00%) DNS
11 6 (12.00%) SQL Server
11 6 (12.00%) IIS
11 6 (12.00%) ITIL
12 5 (10.00%) Visual Studio
12 5 (10.00%) SQL
12 5 (10.00%) .NET

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 11 (22.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (14.00%) WorkSite
3 6 (12.00%) IIS
4 3 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.00%) Lync
6 1 (2.00%) IBM Notes
6 1 (2.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 25 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 24 (48.00%) MS Office
3 11 (22.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.00%) Photoshop
4 1 (2.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (2.00%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Google Apps
1 1 (2.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.00%) VPN
1 8 (16.00%) DHCP
2 6 (12.00%) DNS
3 5 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (8.00%) 3G
4 4 (8.00%) ADSL
4 4 (8.00%) Broadband
4 4 (8.00%) Firewall
4 4 (8.00%) Wireless
5 3 (6.00%) LAN
5 3 (6.00%) WAN
6 2 (4.00%) ICMP
6 2 (4.00%) HTTP
6 2 (4.00%) SNMP
6 2 (4.00%) Wireshark
6 2 (4.00%) DLNA
7 1 (2.00%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (2.00%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (2.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (16.00%) Subversion
2 7 (14.00%) Git (software)
3 5 (10.00%) AccuRev
3 5 (10.00%) Hudson
3 5 (10.00%) MSBuild
3 5 (10.00%) Maven
3 5 (10.00%) TeamCity
3 5 (10.00%) Visual Studio
3 5 (10.00%) Eclipse
4 2 (4.00%) Jasmine
4 2 (4.00%) Mocha
General
1 9 (18.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Banking
3 2 (4.00%) Law
3 2 (4.00%) Legal
4 1 (2.00%) Publishing
4 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (38.00%) Analyst
2 12 (24.00%) IT Support
3 9 (18.00%) Support Analyst
4 6 (12.00%) Service Analyst
4 6 (12.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) IT Support Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Release Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (6.00%) Desktop Support
6 3 (6.00%) Help Desk Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Support Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Senior Support Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Senior Desktop Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) PHP Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Senior Test Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.00%) .NET
2 3 (6.00%) Web Services
3 2 (4.00%) REST
4 1 (2.00%) CSS3
4 1 (2.00%) HTML
4 1 (2.00%) jQuery
4 1 (2.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Blackberry
1 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.00%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (4.00%) iPhone
3 1 (2.00%) iPad
3 1 (2.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.00%) AS400
3 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 50 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (48.00%) Windows 7
3 16 (32.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (26.00%) Windows 8
5 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (12.00%) Android
7 4 (8.00%) Linux
8 3 (6.00%) Windows Vista
8 3 (6.00%) Mac OS
8 3 (6.00%) Apple iOS
9 2 (4.00%) Windows 2000
9 2 (4.00%) Mac OS X
10 1 (2.00%) UNIX
10 1 (2.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.00%) Content Management
2 6 (12.00%) ITIL
3 5 (10.00%) CRM
3 5 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 5 (10.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (10.00%) Wealth Management
3 5 (10.00%) Software Deployment
3 5 (10.00%) SDLC
4 4 (8.00%) Asset Management
5 3 (6.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (6.00%) Service Management
6 2 (4.00%) Regression Testing
6 2 (4.00%) ERP
6 2 (4.00%) OO
6 2 (4.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.00%) TDD
6 2 (4.00%) Software Testing
6 2 (4.00%) Performance Improvement
6 2 (4.00%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.00%) Shell Script
2 5 (10.00%) SQL
3 3 (6.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.00%) C++
4 2 (4.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.00%) PHP
4 2 (4.00%) VBA
4 2 (4.00%) Python
4 2 (4.00%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 8 (16.00%) Degree
2 3 (6.00%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (6.00%) HND
3 2 (4.00%) MCP
3 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.00%) A+ Certification
3 2 (4.00%) NVQ Level 3
3 2 (4.00%) MOS
4 1 (2.00%) CEH
4 1 (2.00%) MCDST
4 1 (2.00%) MCITP
4 1 (2.00%) CISM
4 1 (2.00%) HNC
4 1 (2.00%) MCSE
4 1 (2.00%) MCSA
4 1 (2.00%) CISSP
4 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (6.00%) XenApp
3 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.00%) vSphere
4 1 (2.00%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 9 (18.00%) SCCM
2 3 (6.00%) SCOM
2 3 (6.00%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (6.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 2 (4.00%) Iperf
4 1 (2.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 29 (58.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.00%) Citrix
3 3 (6.00%) McAfee
4 2 (4.00%) VMware
4 2 (4.00%) Apple
4 2 (4.00%) Atlassian
4 2 (4.00%) Cisco
5 1 (2.00%) Twitter
5 1 (2.00%) Reuters
5 1 (2.00%) Bloomberg
5 1 (2.00%) Mitel
5 1 (2.00%) Altiris
5 1 (2.00%) Avaya
5 1 (2.00%) Lotus
5 1 (2.00%) Adobe
5 1 (2.00%) Sun
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Advantage XPO
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
IBI Group (UK) Limited
Posted: 15 days ago
Edinburgh
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Circa £40,000 dependent on experience plus benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Edinburgh
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago