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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 136 102 91
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -11
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 32 55 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.88% 1.70% 2.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.61% 6.37% 7.54%
Number of salaries quoted 26 40 39
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £27,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +44.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,400 £23,900 £21,800
10% offered a salary of more than £39,200 £57,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £27,500 £26,500
% change year-on-year
-5.45% +3.77%
Operating Systems Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
887 863 849
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 24.48% 26.73% 26.57%
Number of salaries quoted 553 569 540
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 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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 11 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 11 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
Edinburgh -10 11 £33,750 -8.78% 1
Glasgow -26 10 £24,625 -50.75% 1
Aberdeen +5 4 £45,000 +55.17%
Fife - 3 £32,500 - 2
Midlothian - 1 £21,500 -
Lothian - 1 £21,500 -
Dundee - 1 £19,000 -
Windows XP
UK

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 11 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 93 (100.00%) Windows
2 48 (51.61%) Active Directory
2 48 (51.61%) Windows 7
3 41 (44.09%) MS Office
4 35 (37.63%) Microsoft
5 33 (35.48%) VMware
6 25 (26.88%) ITIL
7 24 (25.81%) MS Excel
8 23 (24.73%) Windows Server 2003
9 22 (23.66%) Citrix
10 20 (21.51%) Windows Server 2008
10 20 (21.51%) VMware Infrastructure
11 18 (19.35%) SLA
11 18 (19.35%) SQL
12 17 (18.28%) Linux
13 16 (17.20%) MS Exchange
13 16 (17.20%) TCP/IP
13 16 (17.20%) Finance
14 15 (16.13%) Windows Vista
15 13 (13.98%) SCCM
16 12 (12.90%) VPN
17 11 (11.83%) Degree
17 11 (11.83%) Cisco
17 11 (11.83%) Dell
17 11 (11.83%) CRM
17 11 (11.83%) SQL Server
18 10 (10.75%) Firewall
18 10 (10.75%) Blackberry
18 10 (10.75%) WAN
18 10 (10.75%) LAN

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 11 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 16 (17.20%) MS Exchange
2 8 (8.60%) IBM Notes
3 7 (7.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 7 (7.53%) WorkSite
4 6 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (4.30%) SharePoint
6 3 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.08%) Lync
7 1 (1.08%) Gentran
7 1 (1.08%) IIS
7 1 (1.08%) Apache
7 1 (1.08%) nginx
7 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 41 (44.09%) MS Office
2 24 (25.81%) MS Excel
3 5 (5.38%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.60%) SaaS
2 1 (1.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (17.20%) TCP/IP
2 12 (12.90%) VPN
3 10 (10.75%) LAN
3 10 (10.75%) WAN
3 10 (10.75%) Firewall
4 8 (8.60%) VoIP
5 7 (7.53%) DNS
5 7 (7.53%) DHCP
6 6 (6.45%) Internet
7 5 (5.38%) Wireless
8 4 (4.30%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (3.23%) 3G
9 3 (3.23%) SSL
9 3 (3.23%) SMTP
9 3 (3.23%) PBX
10 2 (2.15%) ADSL
10 2 (2.15%) Broadband
10 2 (2.15%) BGP
10 2 (2.15%) SSH
10 2 (2.15%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.83%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.23%) MS Access
2 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.15%) MySQL
3 2 (2.15%) Sybase IQ
3 2 (2.15%) Sybase ASE
4 1 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Subversion
General
1 16 (17.20%) Finance
2 9 (9.68%) Back Office
3 5 (5.38%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.30%) Automotive
5 3 (3.23%) Law
5 3 (3.23%) Legal
5 3 (3.23%) Marketing
5 3 (3.23%) Dutch Language
5 3 (3.23%) French Language
5 3 (3.23%) German Language
5 3 (3.23%) Spanish Language
6 2 (2.15%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.08%) Advertising
7 1 (1.08%) Banking
7 1 (1.08%) Retail
7 1 (1.08%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.08%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 34 (36.56%) Analyst
2 25 (26.88%) Support Analyst
3 20 (21.51%) Desktop Support
4 15 (16.13%) Support Engineer
5 13 (13.98%) Administrator
6 12 (12.90%) Service Analyst
6 12 (12.90%) Service Desk Analyst
7 11 (11.83%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 11 (11.83%) Desktop Analyst
8 9 (9.68%) Systems Administrator
9 8 (8.60%) IT Support
10 7 (7.53%) Desktop Engineer
10 7 (7.53%) 2nd Line Support
11 6 (6.45%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 6 (6.45%) Help Desk Analyst
12 5 (5.38%) Desktop Support Administrator
12 5 (5.38%) Desktop Administrator
13 4 (4.30%) Server Technician
13 4 (4.30%) Windows Support Engineer
13 4 (4.30%) Desktop Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.60%) COM
2 2 (2.15%) CGI
3 1 (1.08%) XML
3 1 (1.08%) HTML
3 1 (1.08%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.75%) Blackberry
2 8 (8.60%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.38%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.30%) Replication
5 3 (3.23%) GIS
5 3 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (3.23%) iPad
6 2 (2.15%) Fat Client
6 2 (2.15%) Thin Client
6 2 (2.15%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.08%) PDA
7 1 (1.08%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.08%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 93 (100.00%) Windows
2 48 (51.61%) Windows 7
3 23 (24.73%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (21.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (18.28%) Linux
6 15 (16.13%) Windows Vista
7 9 (9.68%) Windows 8
8 8 (8.60%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (8.60%) Windows 2000
9 2 (2.15%) Windows NT
9 2 (2.15%) Mac OS X
9 2 (2.15%) UNIX
9 2 (2.15%) Debian
9 2 (2.15%) Ubuntu
9 2 (2.15%) CentOS
9 2 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (26.88%) ITIL
2 11 (11.83%) CRM
3 9 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (5.38%) Content Management
5 4 (4.30%) Incident Management
5 4 (4.30%) Project Management
5 4 (4.30%) Service Delivery
6 3 (3.23%) Document Management
7 2 (2.15%) Load Balancing
7 2 (2.15%) Data Modelling
7 2 (2.15%) BCP
7 2 (2.15%) Release Management
7 2 (2.15%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (2.15%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (2.15%) Validation
8 1 (1.08%) Integration Testing
8 1 (1.08%) Time Management
8 1 (1.08%) Performance Management
8 1 (1.08%) ITIL V2
8 1 (1.08%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 18 (19.35%) SQL
2 2 (2.15%) T-SQL
2 2 (2.15%) VBScript
2 2 (2.15%) C
2 2 (2.15%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.15%) Perl
2 2 (2.15%) VBA
2 2 (2.15%) AWK
2 2 (2.15%) Bourne shell
2 2 (2.15%) sed
3 1 (1.08%) VB6
3 1 (1.08%) C#
3 1 (1.08%) C++
3 1 (1.08%) Java
3 1 (1.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (11.83%) Degree
2 8 (8.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (6.45%) CCNA
4 5 (5.38%) MCDST
5 3 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.23%) MCP
6 2 (2.15%) HND
6 2 (2.15%) MCITP
6 2 (2.15%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.15%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.08%) CCA
7 1 (1.08%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.08%) MCSE
7 1 (1.08%) MCSA
7 1 (1.08%) MOS
7 1 (1.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (19.35%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (51.61%) Active Directory
2 20 (21.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.45%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (5.38%) XenApp
5 4 (4.30%) Hyper-V
5 4 (4.30%) Terminal Services
5 4 (4.30%) vSphere
6 3 (3.23%) VMware ESX
7 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.08%) Openswan
8 1 (1.08%) Squid
8 1 (1.08%) Postfix
8 1 (1.08%) XenServer
8 1 (1.08%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (13.98%) SCCM
2 5 (5.38%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (3.23%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.15%) DameWare
5 1 (1.08%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 35 (37.63%) Microsoft
2 33 (35.48%) VMware
3 22 (23.66%) Citrix
4 11 (11.83%) Dell
4 11 (11.83%) Cisco
5 9 (9.68%) Red Hat
6 8 (8.60%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (8.60%) Lotus
7 7 (7.53%) Symantec
7 7 (7.53%) IBM
8 5 (5.38%) HP
8 5 (5.38%) McAfee
9 4 (4.30%) Intel
10 3 (3.23%) Oracle
10 3 (3.23%) Kaspersky
11 2 (2.15%) ServiceNow
11 2 (2.15%) Sybase
11 2 (2.15%) Interwoven
11 2 (2.15%) Apple
12 1 (1.08%) Remedy
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