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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 109 108 126
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +18
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 46 64 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.46% 1.84% 0.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.31% 6.67% 3.48%
Number of salaries quoted 22 47 11
Average salary £27,500 £24,000 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.58% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,050 £18,600 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £32,900 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year
- -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
729 960 775
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 23.21% 27.55% 26.79%
Number of salaries quoted 429 610 438
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +5.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £57,500
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 2 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 2 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
Edinburgh -1 22 £28,000 +1.81% 2
Glasgow +13 19 £27,500 +6.28% 3
Aberdeen +10 2 £30,000 +25.00%
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 2 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 91 (100.00%) Windows
2 56 (61.54%) Active Directory
3 50 (54.95%) Windows 7
4 41 (45.05%) MS Excel
5 40 (43.96%) Microsoft
6 34 (37.36%) MS Exchange
7 32 (35.16%) MS Office
8 31 (34.07%) DNS
8 31 (34.07%) Windows Server 2008
9 30 (32.97%) Service Delivery
10 28 (30.77%) Banking
11 24 (26.37%) Clustering
12 23 (25.27%) Windows Server 2003
13 22 (24.18%) SLA
14 21 (23.08%) Retail
15 20 (21.98%) VMware
15 20 (21.98%) DHCP
15 20 (21.98%) Blackberry
16 18 (19.78%) Client/Server
17 15 (16.48%) SQL Server
17 15 (16.48%) PowerShell
17 15 (16.48%) Mentoring
17 15 (16.48%) Coaching
18 13 (14.29%) VoIP
18 13 (14.29%) Cisco
18 13 (14.29%) Citrix
18 13 (14.29%) Lync
18 13 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
19 12 (13.19%) Exchange Server 2010
19 12 (13.19%) SharePoint

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 34 (37.36%) MS Exchange
2 13 (14.29%) Lync
3 12 (13.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (13.19%) SharePoint
4 9 (9.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 8 (8.79%) IIS
6 6 (6.59%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (5.49%) IBM Notes
8 4 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (3.30%) WorkSite
Applications
1 41 (45.05%) MS Excel
2 32 (35.16%) MS Office
3 7 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.49%) Google Apps
2 2 (2.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (34.07%) DNS
2 20 (21.98%) DHCP
3 13 (14.29%) VoIP
4 6 (6.59%) SAN
4 6 (6.59%) Firewall
4 6 (6.59%) IP Telephony
4 6 (6.59%) Cisco IPT
5 5 (5.49%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (3.30%) LDAP
6 3 (3.30%) SMTP
7 2 (2.20%) VPN
8 1 (1.10%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.10%) LAN
8 1 (1.10%) WAN
8 1 (1.10%) SSH
8 1 (1.10%) VLAN
8 1 (1.10%) Internet
8 1 (1.10%) BGP
8 1 (1.10%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.48%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (6.59%) Sybase ASE
2 6 (6.59%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (6.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (6.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 6 (6.59%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (6.59%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.20%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.20%) DB2
3 2 (2.20%) MySQL
General
1 28 (30.77%) Banking
2 21 (23.08%) Retail
3 8 (8.79%) Finance
4 5 (5.49%) Law
4 5 (5.49%) Publishing
5 3 (3.30%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.20%) German Language
7 1 (1.10%) Billing
7 1 (1.10%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (26.37%) Analyst
2 22 (24.18%) Support Engineer
3 14 (15.38%) Support Analyst
4 13 (14.29%) Customer Engineer
4 13 (14.29%) Customer Support Engineer
4 13 (14.29%) Desktop Technician
5 12 (13.19%) IT Support
6 10 (10.99%) Service Analyst
6 10 (10.99%) Desktop Support
6 10 (10.99%) Service Desk Analyst
7 7 (7.69%) IT Support Analyst
8 6 (6.59%) DBA
9 4 (4.40%) Team Leader
9 4 (4.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (4.40%) IT Support Engineer
9 4 (4.40%) Support Team Leader
10 3 (3.30%) Desktop Support Team Leader
10 3 (3.30%) Desktop Team Leader
10 3 (3.30%) Desktop Support Technician
10 3 (3.30%) Senior Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.59%) XML
1 6 (6.59%) CGI
1 6 (6.59%) HTML
2 2 (2.20%) .NET
2 2 (2.20%) .NET Framework
2 2 (2.20%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 24 (26.37%) Clustering
2 20 (21.98%) Blackberry
3 18 (19.78%) Client/Server
4 8 (8.79%) Replication
5 5 (5.49%) Mainframe
6 3 (3.30%) iPhone
6 3 (3.30%) Digital Media
7 2 (2.20%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.20%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (2.20%) Kindle
8 1 (1.10%) Social Media
8 1 (1.10%) Artificial Intelligence
8 1 (1.10%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 91 (100.00%) Windows
2 50 (54.95%) Windows 7
3 31 (34.07%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (25.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (12.09%) Windows 8
7 6 (6.59%) Windows Phone
7 6 (6.59%) Windows NT
7 6 (6.59%) Android
8 5 (5.49%) Mac OS
9 4 (4.40%) Linux
10 2 (2.20%) UNIX
10 2 (2.20%) Solaris
11 1 (1.10%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (32.97%) Service Delivery
2 15 (16.48%) Mentoring
2 15 (16.48%) Coaching
3 11 (12.09%) ITIL
4 6 (6.59%) Data Modelling
4 6 (6.59%) Validation
4 6 (6.59%) Web Development
4 6 (6.59%) Release Management
4 6 (6.59%) Physical Data Model
4 6 (6.59%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (6.59%) Performance Analysis
5 3 (3.30%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (3.30%) ITSM
5 3 (3.30%) Migration
6 2 (2.20%) Asset Management
6 2 (2.20%) Content Management
6 2 (2.20%) Software Engineering
6 2 (2.20%) Line Management
7 1 (1.10%) Time Management
7 1 (1.10%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 15 (16.48%) PowerShell
2 7 (7.69%) SQL
3 6 (6.59%) T-SQL
3 6 (6.59%) VBScript
3 6 (6.59%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.20%) VC++
4 2 (2.20%) C#
4 2 (2.20%) C++
5 1 (1.10%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (7.69%) Degree
2 6 (6.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (5.49%) HND
4 3 (3.30%) MCSA
4 3 (3.30%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.20%) MCP
5 2 (2.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (2.20%) MCSE
6 1 (1.10%) PhD
6 1 (1.10%) CCNA
6 1 (1.10%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.10%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (24.18%) SLA
2 2 (2.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 56 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 9 (9.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 6 (6.59%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (5.49%) XenApp
5 5 (5.49%) XenDesktop
6 4 (4.40%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 8 (8.79%) SCCM
2 3 (3.30%) SCOM
2 3 (3.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (2.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.10%) Nagios
Vendors
1 40 (43.96%) Microsoft
2 20 (21.98%) VMware
3 13 (14.29%) Cisco
3 13 (14.29%) Citrix
4 6 (6.59%) Sybase
5 5 (5.49%) Avaya
5 5 (5.49%) Lotus
5 5 (5.49%) Mitel
5 5 (5.49%) Altiris
5 5 (5.49%) Apple
6 3 (3.30%) Symantec
7 2 (2.20%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.20%) CommVault
7 2 (2.20%) Oracle
7 2 (2.20%) Sun
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