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

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 111 119 86
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -33
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 52 47 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.61% 1.41% 2.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.23% 5.29% 7.95%
Number of salaries quoted 22 19 40
Average salary £24,000 £29,500 £27,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.64% +6.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,700 £21,400 £19,900
10% offered a salary of more than £27,450 £35,000 £38,900
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £26,500 £27,000
% change year-on-year
-5.66% -1.85%
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
835 888 855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 25.89% 26.70% 28.71%
Number of salaries quoted 512 529 561
Average salary £36,500 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.75% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £60,000
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 21 November 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 21 November 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
Edinburgh +1 20 £26,250 +11.70% 2
Aberdeen +20 14 £12,250 -60.48% 2
Glasgow +9 12 £23,000 -31.85% 2
Fife +5 5 £27,000 -1.81% 2
Dundee +15 2 £26,500 +20.45%
Windows XP
UK

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 90 (100.00%) Windows
2 42 (46.67%) MS Office
3 41 (45.56%) Active Directory
4 39 (43.33%) Microsoft
5 37 (41.11%) Windows 7
6 35 (38.89%) MS Excel
7 30 (33.33%) Service Delivery
7 30 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 28 (31.11%) VMware
9 27 (30.00%) MS Exchange
10 25 (27.78%) DNS
11 24 (26.67%) SLA
12 23 (25.56%) Windows Server 2003
13 20 (22.22%) VoIP
14 17 (18.89%) Blackberry
15 16 (17.78%) ITIL
16 13 (14.44%) Cisco
16 13 (14.44%) MS PowerPoint
16 13 (14.44%) Windows Server 2012
17 12 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
17 12 (13.33%) Firewall
18 11 (12.22%) SQL Server
18 11 (12.22%) DHCP
18 11 (12.22%) WorkSite
18 11 (12.22%) Banking
19 10 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
19 10 (11.11%) Client/Server
20 9 (10.00%) SAN
20 9 (10.00%) IIS
20 9 (10.00%) SQL

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 27 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 11 (12.22%) WorkSite
3 10 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (10.00%) Lync
4 9 (10.00%) IIS
5 7 (7.78%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (4.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (2.22%) IBM Notes
9 1 (1.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 42 (46.67%) MS Office
2 35 (38.89%) MS Excel
3 13 (14.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) MFGPRO
Communications & Networking
1 25 (27.78%) DNS
2 20 (22.22%) VoIP
3 12 (13.33%) Firewall
4 11 (12.22%) DHCP
5 9 (10.00%) SAN
6 8 (8.89%) IP Telephony
6 8 (8.89%) WAN
6 8 (8.89%) LAN
6 8 (8.89%) Cisco IPT
7 5 (5.56%) Internet
8 4 (4.44%) VPN
8 4 (4.44%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (3.33%) BGP
9 3 (3.33%) SSL
9 3 (3.33%) SSH
9 3 (3.33%) VLAN
9 3 (3.33%) LDAP
9 3 (3.33%) SMTP
10 2 (2.22%) TCP/IP
11 1 (1.11%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Subversion
General
1 11 (12.22%) Banking
2 9 (10.00%) Retail
2 9 (10.00%) Finance
2 9 (10.00%) Law
3 7 (7.78%) Legal
4 3 (3.33%) Back Office
5 1 (1.11%) Electronics
5 1 (1.11%) Billing
5 1 (1.11%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 28 (31.11%) Support Engineer
2 27 (30.00%) Analyst
3 15 (16.67%) Service Analyst
3 15 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
4 13 (14.44%) Customer Engineer
4 13 (14.44%) Support Analyst
4 13 (14.44%) Customer Support Engineer
5 12 (13.33%) Desktop Technician
5 12 (13.33%) Desktop Support
6 11 (12.22%) IT Support
7 9 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 9 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
8 7 (7.78%) Administrator
9 6 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (6.67%) IT Support Analyst
10 5 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (5.56%) Software Engineer
11 4 (4.44%) Network Engineer
11 4 (4.44%) Server Support
11 4 (4.44%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.33%) .NET
2 2 (2.22%) .NET Framework
2 2 (2.22%) WPF
3 1 (1.11%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.89%) Blackberry
2 10 (11.11%) Client/Server
3 9 (10.00%) Clustering
4 4 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.33%) iPhone
5 3 (3.33%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.22%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.11%) Replication
7 1 (1.11%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (1.11%) PDA
7 1 (1.11%) EPoS
7 1 (1.11%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 90 (100.00%) Windows
2 37 (41.11%) Windows 7
3 30 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (25.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (14.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (10.00%) Linux
7 8 (8.89%) Windows Phone
8 4 (4.44%) Windows 8
8 4 (4.44%) Windows Vista
9 2 (2.22%) Mac OS X
9 2 (2.22%) Solaris
9 2 (2.22%) UNIX
9 2 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.11%) CentOS
10 1 (1.11%) Android
10 1 (1.11%) Debian
10 1 (1.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 16 (17.78%) ITIL
3 8 (8.89%) CRM
3 8 (8.89%) Content Management
4 6 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 6 (6.67%) Coaching
5 4 (4.44%) Automated Testing
6 3 (3.33%) Software Engineering
6 3 (3.33%) Test Scripting
6 3 (3.33%) Validation
6 3 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (3.33%) Line Management
7 2 (2.22%) Service Management
8 1 (1.11%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (1.11%) Asset Management
8 1 (1.11%) ITSM
8 1 (1.11%) Practice Management
8 1 (1.11%) Manual Testing
8 1 (1.11%) Time Management
8 1 (1.11%) ITIL V2
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.00%) SQL
2 8 (8.89%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.33%) C#
3 3 (3.33%) C++
4 2 (2.22%) VC++
Qualifications
1 9 (10.00%) Degree
2 7 (7.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (6.67%) CCNA
3 6 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (4.44%) MCSA
5 3 (3.33%) HND
6 1 (1.11%) MCSE
6 1 (1.11%) PhD
6 1 (1.11%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.11%) MOS
6 1 (1.11%) MCITP
6 1 (1.11%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (26.67%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (45.56%) Active Directory
2 12 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 8 (8.89%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (6.67%) Forefront TMG
6 4 (4.44%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (4.44%) SCCM
2 1 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.11%) Nagios
Vendors
1 39 (43.33%) Microsoft
2 28 (31.11%) VMware
3 13 (14.44%) Cisco
4 8 (8.89%) Citrix
5 6 (6.67%) Apple
6 4 (4.44%) IBM
7 3 (3.33%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.22%) Twitter
8 2 (2.22%) ServiceNow
8 2 (2.22%) CommVault
8 2 (2.22%) Lotus
8 2 (2.22%) HP
8 2 (2.22%) Dell
9 1 (1.11%) Oracle
9 1 (1.11%) Compaq
9 1 (1.11%) Sun
9 1 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
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