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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 118 106 107
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 53 51 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.46% 1.65% 1.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.46% 6.70% 5.19%
Number of salaries quoted 30 22 27
Average salary £25,500 £28,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +1.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £18,750 £21,100
10% offered a salary of more than £35,200 £50,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-5.66% -3.63%
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
970 761 963
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 26.74% 24.60% 30.23%
Number of salaries quoted 591 469 576
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 September 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 September 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
Glasgow +11 22 £25,000 -41.17% 1
Edinburgh -5 18 £28,750 +36.90% 5
Aberdeen +11 10 £12,250 -57.39% 2
Aberdeenshire +4 3 £20,500 -
Fife +2 3 £29,750 +17.82% 1
Scottish Borders - 1 £21,500 -
Windows XP
UK

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 86 (100.00%) Windows
2 44 (51.16%) MS Office
3 38 (44.19%) Active Directory
4 37 (43.02%) Microsoft
5 34 (39.53%) MS Excel
6 32 (37.21%) Windows 7
7 26 (30.23%) VMware
8 23 (26.74%) Windows Server 2003
8 23 (26.74%) Windows Server 2008
9 22 (25.58%) MS Exchange
10 20 (23.26%) ITIL
11 19 (22.09%) SLA
11 19 (22.09%) Service Delivery
12 14 (16.28%) Blackberry
12 14 (16.28%) VoIP
12 14 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
12 14 (16.28%) MS PowerPoint
13 13 (15.12%) Cisco
13 13 (15.12%) DNS
14 12 (13.95%) Firewall
14 12 (13.95%) WorkSite
15 11 (12.79%) Degree
15 11 (12.79%) Finance
15 11 (12.79%) WAN
15 11 (12.79%) LAN
15 11 (12.79%) SQL
16 10 (11.63%) SQL Server
16 10 (11.63%) Content Management
17 9 (10.47%) CRM
17 9 (10.47%) Linux

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 22 (25.58%) MS Exchange
2 12 (13.95%) WorkSite
3 8 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (8.14%) IIS
5 6 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (6.98%) Lync
6 5 (5.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (3.49%) IBM Notes
9 1 (1.16%) Apache
9 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2000
9 1 (1.16%) nginx
Applications
1 44 (51.16%) MS Office
2 34 (39.53%) MS Excel
3 14 (16.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) MFGPRO
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (16.28%) VoIP
2 13 (15.12%) DNS
3 12 (13.95%) Firewall
4 11 (12.79%) WAN
4 11 (12.79%) LAN
5 7 (8.14%) VPN
5 7 (8.14%) SAN
6 6 (6.98%) Internet
6 6 (6.98%) TCP/IP
6 6 (6.98%) IP Telephony
6 6 (6.98%) Cisco IPT
6 6 (6.98%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (5.81%) DHCP
8 3 (3.49%) ADSL
8 3 (3.49%) SSL
9 2 (2.33%) 3G
9 2 (2.33%) BGP
9 2 (2.33%) Broadband
9 2 (2.33%) LDAP
9 2 (2.33%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.63%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Subversion
General
1 11 (12.79%) Finance
2 7 (8.14%) Law
2 7 (8.14%) Legal
3 5 (5.81%) Back Office
4 4 (4.65%) Banking
4 4 (4.65%) Retail
5 1 (1.16%) Electronics
5 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.16%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 33 (38.37%) Analyst
2 23 (26.74%) Support Engineer
3 19 (22.09%) Service Analyst
3 19 (22.09%) Support Analyst
3 19 (22.09%) Service Desk Analyst
4 15 (17.44%) Desktop Support
5 10 (11.63%) Desktop Engineer
6 9 (10.47%) IT Support
6 9 (10.47%) Administrator
6 9 (10.47%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 8 (9.30%) Customer Engineer
7 8 (9.30%) Customer Support Engineer
8 7 (8.14%) Desktop Technician
9 6 (6.98%) Network Engineer
9 6 (6.98%) Help Desk Analyst
10 5 (5.81%) Systems Administrator
10 5 (5.81%) IT Support Analyst
11 4 (4.65%) IT Support Engineer
11 4 (4.65%) Technical Engineer
11 4 (4.65%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.33%) COM
2 1 (1.16%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.28%) Blackberry
2 5 (5.81%) Client/Server
2 5 (5.81%) Management Information System
2 5 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.65%) Clustering
4 2 (2.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.16%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.16%) iPhone
5 1 (1.16%) PDA
5 1 (1.16%) Replication
5 1 (1.16%) EPoS
5 1 (1.16%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.16%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 86 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (37.21%) Windows 7
3 23 (26.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (26.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (10.47%) Linux
5 8 (9.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (8.14%) Windows Vista
7 6 (6.98%) Windows Phone
8 5 (5.81%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.33%) CentOS
9 2 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.33%) Debian
9 2 (2.33%) Ubuntu
9 2 (2.33%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.16%) UNIX
10 1 (1.16%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.16%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (23.26%) ITIL
2 19 (22.09%) Service Delivery
3 10 (11.63%) Content Management
4 9 (10.47%) CRM
5 5 (5.81%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (4.65%) Automated Testing
6 4 (4.65%) Line Management
7 3 (3.49%) Test Scripting
7 3 (3.49%) Validation
8 2 (2.33%) Incident Management
8 2 (2.33%) Mentoring
9 1 (1.16%) Coaching
9 1 (1.16%) Manual Testing
9 1 (1.16%) Performance Management
9 1 (1.16%) ITIL V2
9 1 (1.16%) Service Desk Management
9 1 (1.16%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (1.16%) Telemarketing
9 1 (1.16%) Load Balancing
9 1 (1.16%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.79%) SQL
2 6 (6.98%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.16%) C#
3 1 (1.16%) C++
3 1 (1.16%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.16%) VBScript
3 1 (1.16%) VB
3 1 (1.16%) VB6
Qualifications
1 11 (12.79%) Degree
2 7 (8.14%) CCNA
2 7 (8.14%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (8.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.65%) HND
3 4 (4.65%) MCSA
4 2 (2.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.33%) MOS
5 1 (1.16%) MCDST
5 1 (1.16%) MCITP
5 1 (1.16%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.16%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (22.09%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (44.19%) Active Directory
2 14 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (9.30%) Hyper-V
4 7 (8.14%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (4.65%) XenApp
5 4 (4.65%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (2.33%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.16%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.16%) Squid
7 1 (1.16%) Postfix
7 1 (1.16%) Openswan
Systems Management
1 4 (4.65%) SCCM
2 1 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.16%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 37 (43.02%) Microsoft
2 26 (30.23%) VMware
3 13 (15.12%) Cisco
4 9 (10.47%) Citrix
5 5 (5.81%) Apple
6 4 (4.65%) IBM
6 4 (4.65%) Red Hat
7 3 (3.49%) Dell
7 3 (3.49%) Oracle
7 3 (3.49%) Lotus
8 2 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (2.33%) Twitter
8 2 (2.33%) ServiceNow
8 2 (2.33%) HP
9 1 (1.16%) Compaq
9 1 (1.16%) Intel
9 1 (1.16%) CommVault
9 1 (1.16%) Altiris
9 1 (1.16%) McAfee
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Posted: 12 hours ago
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Salary: £18000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
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RM Education
Salary: £18k - £24k per annum + £800 bonus
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £18000.00 - £21000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits and training
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Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + £800 bonus
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