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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 135 139 114
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -25
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 27 37 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.85% 1.01% 1.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.35% 4.08% 5.82%
Number of salaries quoted 21 29 31
Average salary £27,500 £28,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% -17.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,400 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,550 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,500 £28,000
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -8.92%
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
807 907 859
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 25.49% 24.66% 26.39%
Number of salaries quoted 473 557 572
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 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +13 15 £30,000 +19.40% 1
Edinburgh +4 11 £26,250 -25.00%
Fife 0 1 £39,000 +20.00%
Windows XP
UK

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 60 (100.00%) Windows
2 37 (61.67%) MS Excel
3 33 (55.00%) Microsoft
4 29 (48.33%) Active Directory
5 27 (45.00%) Windows 7
6 21 (35.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (35.00%) MS Office
7 17 (28.33%) MS Exchange
7 17 (28.33%) Windows 8
8 12 (20.00%) SCCM
8 12 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 11 (18.33%) SQL
9 11 (18.33%) Banking
9 11 (18.33%) Android
9 11 (18.33%) MS PowerPoint
10 9 (15.00%) Degree
10 9 (15.00%) Blackberry
11 8 (13.33%) DHCP
11 8 (13.33%) VPN
11 8 (13.33%) Cisco
11 8 (13.33%) JavaScript
11 8 (13.33%) SharePoint
11 8 (13.33%) Subversion
11 8 (13.33%) PowerShell
11 8 (13.33%) Mac OS
12 7 (11.67%) Git (software)
12 7 (11.67%) WorkSite
12 7 (11.67%) Content Management
12 7 (11.67%) Finance

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 17 (28.33%) MS Exchange
2 8 (13.33%) SharePoint
3 7 (11.67%) WorkSite
4 6 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (10.00%) IIS
5 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.67%) Lync
7 1 (1.67%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 37 (61.67%) MS Excel
2 21 (35.00%) MS Office
3 11 (18.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.67%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.67%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.67%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.00%) Google Apps
2 2 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.33%) VPN
1 8 (13.33%) DHCP
2 6 (10.00%) DNS
2 6 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (6.67%) 3G
3 4 (6.67%) ADSL
3 4 (6.67%) Broadband
3 4 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (6.67%) Firewall
3 4 (6.67%) Wireless
4 2 (3.33%) Wireshark
4 2 (3.33%) HTTP
4 2 (3.33%) SNMP
4 2 (3.33%) LAN
4 2 (3.33%) WAN
4 2 (3.33%) ICMP
4 2 (3.33%) DLNA
5 1 (1.67%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (10.00%) Sybase ASE
2 6 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 6 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (13.33%) Subversion
2 7 (11.67%) Git (software)
3 5 (8.33%) AccuRev
3 5 (8.33%) Hudson
3 5 (8.33%) MSBuild
3 5 (8.33%) Maven
3 5 (8.33%) TeamCity
3 5 (8.33%) Visual Studio
3 5 (8.33%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.33%) Jasmine
4 2 (3.33%) Mocha
General
1 11 (18.33%) Banking
2 7 (11.67%) Finance
3 6 (10.00%) Publishing
4 4 (6.67%) Telecoms
5 3 (5.00%) Retail
6 2 (3.33%) Law
6 2 (3.33%) Legal
7 1 (1.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 18 (30.00%) Analyst
2 12 (20.00%) IT Support
3 11 (18.33%) Support Analyst
4 7 (11.67%) Desktop Support
5 6 (10.00%) DBA
6 5 (8.33%) Support Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Service Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) IT Support Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Support Team Leader
7 4 (6.67%) Team Leader
7 4 (6.67%) Release Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Desktop Support Team Leader
8 3 (5.00%) Desktop Team Leader
8 3 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) IT Support Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
9 2 (3.33%) Help Desk Analyst
9 2 (3.33%) Support Technician
9 2 (3.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.67%) HTML
2 6 (10.00%) XML
2 6 (10.00%) CGI
3 5 (8.33%) .NET
4 3 (5.00%) Web Services
5 2 (3.33%) REST
6 1 (1.67%) CSS3
6 1 (1.67%) CSS
6 1 (1.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.00%) Blackberry
2 6 (10.00%) Replication
2 6 (10.00%) Clustering
3 3 (5.00%) Digital Media
3 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.33%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.33%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (3.33%) iPhone
5 1 (1.67%) Social Media
5 1 (1.67%) iPad
5 1 (1.67%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.67%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 60 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (45.00%) Windows 7
3 21 (35.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (28.33%) Windows 8
5 12 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (18.33%) Android
7 8 (13.33%) Mac OS
8 6 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (10.00%) Windows NT
9 4 (6.67%) Linux
10 3 (5.00%) Windows Vista
10 3 (5.00%) Apple iOS
11 2 (3.33%) Windows 2000
11 2 (3.33%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.67%) UNIX
12 1 (1.67%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (11.67%) Content Management
2 6 (10.00%) Validation
2 6 (10.00%) Data Modelling
2 6 (10.00%) Web Development
2 6 (10.00%) Release Management
2 6 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
2 6 (10.00%) Physical Data Model
2 6 (10.00%) Database Mirroring
3 5 (8.33%) SDLC
3 5 (8.33%) Wealth Management
3 5 (8.33%) Configuration Management
3 5 (8.33%) ITIL
3 5 (8.33%) CRM
3 5 (8.33%) Software Engineering
3 5 (8.33%) Software Deployment
4 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (3.33%) Performance Improvement
5 2 (3.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.33%) SQL
2 8 (13.33%) JavaScript
2 8 (13.33%) PowerShell
3 7 (11.67%) Shell Script
4 6 (10.00%) T-SQL
4 6 (10.00%) VBScript
5 2 (3.33%) VBA
5 2 (3.33%) Python
5 2 (3.33%) Tcl
5 2 (3.33%) C++
5 2 (3.33%) PHP
5 2 (3.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (15.00%) Degree
2 4 (6.67%) HND
3 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.33%) MCSE
4 2 (3.33%) MCSA
4 2 (3.33%) MCP
4 2 (3.33%) MOS
4 2 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.67%) CEH
5 1 (1.67%) MCDST
5 1 (1.67%) MCITP
5 1 (1.67%) HNC
5 1 (1.67%) NVQ Level 3
5 1 (1.67%) CISSP
5 1 (1.67%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.67%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.67%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (48.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.00%) XenApp
3 2 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.67%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.67%) vSphere
4 1 (1.67%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 12 (20.00%) SCCM
2 3 (5.00%) SCOM
2 3 (5.00%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (5.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 2 (3.33%) Iperf
4 1 (1.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 33 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.33%) Cisco
3 6 (10.00%) Sybase
3 6 (10.00%) Avaya
3 6 (10.00%) Mitel
3 6 (10.00%) Altiris
4 5 (8.33%) Citrix
5 3 (5.00%) McAfee
5 3 (5.00%) VMware
6 2 (3.33%) Apple
6 2 (3.33%) Atlassian
6 2 (3.33%) Sun
7 1 (1.67%) Lotus
7 1 (1.67%) Adobe
7 1 (1.67%) Twitter
7 1 (1.67%) Reuters
7 1 (1.67%) Bloomberg