The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 133 113 99
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -14
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 37 51 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.01% 1.58% 1.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.08% 5.99% 6.55%
Number of salaries quoted 29 31 34
Average salary £28,750 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.85% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,400 £22,750 £20,900
10% offered a salary of more than £37,550 £50,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,500 £28,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year
-8.92% +5.66%
Operating Systems Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
906 851 855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 24.66% 26.32% 27.38%
Number of salaries quoted 556 565 535
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £29,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,947 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.47% -
Windows XP
UK

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -17 14 £25,125 -49.75% 2
Edinburgh -18 9 £35,000 +5.26% 2
Aberdeen +9 4 £45,000 +55.17% 1
Fife - 4 £32,500 -
Aberdeenshire +1 2 £20,500 - 1
Dundee - 1 £19,000 -
Midlothian - 1 £21,500 -
Lothian - 1 £21,500 -
Windows XP
UK

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 78 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (44.87%) Active Directory
2 35 (44.87%) Windows 7
3 34 (43.59%) MS Office
4 27 (34.62%) Microsoft
5 26 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 25 (32.05%) VMware
7 21 (26.92%) ITIL
7 21 (26.92%) Windows Server 2003
8 18 (23.08%) Citrix
9 16 (20.51%) Windows Server 2008
10 15 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
10 15 (19.23%) SLA
11 14 (17.95%) SQL
12 13 (16.67%) Windows Vista
13 12 (15.38%) Finance
13 12 (15.38%) MS Exchange
13 12 (15.38%) LAN
13 12 (15.38%) WAN
14 11 (14.10%) Linux
15 10 (12.82%) Firewall
15 10 (12.82%) VoIP
15 10 (12.82%) TCP/IP
15 10 (12.82%) VPN
15 10 (12.82%) Cisco
15 10 (12.82%) SCCM
16 9 (11.54%) WorkSite
16 9 (11.54%) Dell
17 8 (10.26%) CCNA
17 8 (10.26%) Cisco Certification

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 12 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 9 (11.54%) WorkSite
3 6 (7.69%) IBM Notes
4 5 (6.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (2.56%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.28%) Apache
8 1 (1.28%) IIS
8 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2000
8 1 (1.28%) nginx
8 1 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.28%) Gentran
8 1 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.28%) Lync
Applications
1 34 (43.59%) MS Office
2 26 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 7 (8.97%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) MFGPRO
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.13%) SaaS
2 1 (1.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.38%) LAN
1 12 (15.38%) WAN
2 10 (12.82%) Firewall
2 10 (12.82%) VoIP
2 10 (12.82%) TCP/IP
2 10 (12.82%) VPN
3 7 (8.97%) Internet
4 6 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (6.41%) DNS
6 4 (5.13%) SSL
7 3 (3.85%) DHCP
7 3 (3.85%) BGP
7 3 (3.85%) VLAN
7 3 (3.85%) SSH
8 2 (2.56%) Wireless
8 2 (2.56%) 3G
8 2 (2.56%) ADSL
8 2 (2.56%) Broadband
9 1 (1.28%) WLAN
9 1 (1.28%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.56%) MySQL
3 1 (1.28%) MS Access
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Subversion
General
1 12 (15.38%) Finance
2 7 (8.97%) Back Office
3 4 (5.13%) Legal
4 3 (3.85%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.56%) Automotive
5 2 (2.56%) Law
6 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.28%) Advertising
6 1 (1.28%) Electronics
6 1 (1.28%) Dutch Language
6 1 (1.28%) French Language
6 1 (1.28%) German Language
6 1 (1.28%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.28%) Marketing
6 1 (1.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (37.18%) Analyst
2 20 (25.64%) Support Analyst
3 14 (17.95%) Desktop Support
4 13 (16.67%) Service Analyst
4 13 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
5 12 (15.38%) Support Engineer
6 11 (14.10%) Administrator
7 7 (8.97%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 7 (8.97%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (8.97%) Desktop Analyst
7 7 (8.97%) IT Support
8 6 (7.69%) Network Engineer
8 6 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
9 5 (6.41%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (6.41%) Help Desk Analyst
9 5 (6.41%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 5 (6.41%) Desktop Support Administrator
9 5 (6.41%) Desktop Administrator
10 4 (5.13%) Windows Support Engineer
10 4 (5.13%) Desktop Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.13%) COM
2 1 (1.28%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.97%) Blackberry
2 6 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.13%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.56%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.56%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.28%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.28%) EPoS
5 1 (1.28%) Replication
5 1 (1.28%) GIS
5 1 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.28%) PDA
5 1 (1.28%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 78 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (44.87%) Windows 7
3 21 (26.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (20.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (16.67%) Windows Vista
6 11 (14.10%) Linux
7 7 (8.97%) Windows 8
8 4 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (5.13%) Windows 2000
9 2 (2.56%) CentOS
9 2 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.56%) Ubuntu
9 2 (2.56%) Debian
9 2 (2.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (26.92%) ITIL
2 8 (10.26%) CRM
3 7 (8.97%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (7.69%) Content Management
4 6 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 3 (3.85%) Automated Testing
5 3 (3.85%) Document Management
6 2 (2.56%) Incident Management
6 2 (2.56%) Load Balancing
6 2 (2.56%) Test Scripting
6 2 (2.56%) Project Management
6 2 (2.56%) Validation
7 1 (1.28%) Workflow
7 1 (1.28%) Time Management
7 1 (1.28%) Performance Management
7 1 (1.28%) Integration Testing
7 1 (1.28%) Resource Management
7 1 (1.28%) Telemarketing
7 1 (1.28%) ITIL V2
7 1 (1.28%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 14 (17.95%) SQL
2 2 (2.56%) VBA
3 1 (1.28%) VBScript
3 1 (1.28%) VB
3 1 (1.28%) C#
3 1 (1.28%) C++
3 1 (1.28%) Java
3 1 (1.28%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.28%) VB6
Qualifications
1 8 (10.26%) CCNA
1 8 (10.26%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (8.97%) Degree
3 6 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (3.85%) MCDST
5 2 (2.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (2.56%) MCITP
5 2 (2.56%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.56%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.56%) HND
6 1 (1.28%) MCSE
6 1 (1.28%) MCSA
6 1 (1.28%) MCP
6 1 (1.28%) CCA
6 1 (1.28%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.28%) MOS
6 1 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (19.23%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (44.87%) Active Directory
2 15 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.41%) XenApp
4 4 (5.13%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (5.13%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.85%) Terminal Services
5 3 (3.85%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.56%) vSphere
6 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.28%) Squid
7 1 (1.28%) XenServer
7 1 (1.28%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.28%) Postfix
7 1 (1.28%) Openswan
Systems Management
1 10 (12.82%) SCCM
2 2 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (2.56%) DameWare
3 1 (1.28%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.28%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.28%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 27 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 25 (32.05%) VMware
3 18 (23.08%) Citrix
4 10 (12.82%) Cisco
5 9 (11.54%) Dell
6 6 (7.69%) Lotus
7 5 (6.41%) Red Hat
7 5 (6.41%) IBM
8 4 (5.13%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (3.85%) Oracle
9 3 (3.85%) HP
9 3 (3.85%) Symantec
9 3 (3.85%) McAfee
10 2 (2.56%) Twitter
10 2 (2.56%) ServiceNow
10 2 (2.56%) Interwoven
10 2 (2.56%) Intel
11 1 (1.28%) Apple
11 1 (1.28%) Avaya
11 1 (1.28%) Compaq
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