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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 151 126 139
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +13
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 11 33 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.38% 1.04% 1.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.69% 4.66% 4.33%
Number of salaries quoted 11 21 32
Average salary £21,000 £27,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £19,000 £19,650
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
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
649 708 947
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 22.57% 22.27% 23.78%
Number of salaries quoted 381 425 612
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016. 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 -23 4 £27,500 - 3
Inverclyde - 3 £18,000 -
Edinburgh -2 1 £35,000 +40.00% 1
Falkirk - 1 £19,000 -
West Lothian - 1 £22,500 -
Dumfries and Galloway - 1 £20,500 -
Windows XP
UK

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (88.00%) Active Directory
3 15 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 14 (56.00%) MS Exchange
5 12 (48.00%) MS Office
6 11 (44.00%) ITIL
7 10 (40.00%) Windows Server
8 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
9 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (24.00%) Degree
11 5 (20.00%) Citrix
11 5 (20.00%) DHCP
11 5 (20.00%) SharePoint
11 5 (20.00%) DNS
11 5 (20.00%) SLA
11 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (20.00%) Windows 7
11 5 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (16.00%) PowerShell
12 4 (16.00%) REST
12 4 (16.00%) Change Control
12 4 (16.00%) Root Cause Analysis
12 4 (16.00%) LAN
12 4 (16.00%) WAN
12 4 (16.00%) IIS
12 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET
12 4 (16.00%) SOAP
12 4 (16.00%) Web Services
12 4 (16.00%) XML

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 14 (56.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (16.00%) IIS
4 1 (4.00%) IBM Notes
4 1 (4.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (48.00%) MS Office
2 4 (16.00%) InfoPath
3 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) DHCP
1 5 (20.00%) DNS
2 4 (16.00%) LAN
2 4 (16.00%) WAN
3 2 (8.00%) VPN
4 1 (4.00%) Firewall
4 1 (4.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (16.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Analyst
2 9 (36.00%) Support Analyst
3 7 (28.00%) IT Support
4 6 (24.00%) Service Analyst
4 6 (24.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (20.00%) IT Analyst
5 5 (20.00%) IT Support Analyst
6 4 (16.00%) IT Manager
6 4 (16.00%) IT Support Manager
6 4 (16.00%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (16.00%) Senior IT Manager
6 4 (16.00%) Senior IT Support
6 4 (16.00%) Senior IT Support Analyst
6 4 (16.00%) Senior Manager
6 4 (16.00%) Senior Support Analyst
6 4 (16.00%) Senior Support Manager
6 4 (16.00%) Support Engineer
6 4 (16.00%) Support Manager
7 3 (12.00%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (12.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) .NET
1 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (16.00%) REST
1 4 (16.00%) SOAP
1 4 (16.00%) WCF
1 4 (16.00%) Web Services
1 4 (16.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) AS400
1 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (8.00%) iSeries
2 1 (4.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.00%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) ITIL
2 4 (16.00%) Change Control
2 4 (16.00%) Facilities Management
2 4 (16.00%) Incident Management
2 4 (16.00%) ITSM
2 4 (16.00%) Problem Management
2 4 (16.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (16.00%) Service Management
3 2 (8.00%) Identity Management
3 2 (8.00%) Migration
4 1 (4.00%) CRM
4 1 (4.00%) Line Management
4 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) C#
1 4 (16.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (16.00%) SQL
1 4 (16.00%) T-SQL
1 4 (16.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Degree
2 5 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (8.00%) HND
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (88.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.00%) Citrix
3 2 (8.00%) Avaya
3 2 (8.00%) HP
3 2 (8.00%) Symantec
4 1 (4.00%) Lotus
4 1 (4.00%) VMware
4 1 (4.00%) Wyse
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