The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Windows XP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows XP
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 96 88
Rank change year-on-year +3 -8  
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 2 2 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.18% 0.15% 1.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.82% 0.92% 5.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 7
Median salary £27,500 £35,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.42% +40.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £25,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% -3.84%  

Windows XP is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 243 217 306
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 21.66% 16.11% 22.65%
Number of salaries quoted 149 143 194
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +19.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,750 £54,400 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows XP
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Windows XP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows XP in Edinburgh

Windows XP
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows XP in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for Windows XP in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing Windows XP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
4 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 5 (45.45%) DNS
4 5 (45.45%) HND
4 5 (45.45%) OpenVMS
4 5 (45.45%) Windows 2000
4 5 (45.45%) SQL
4 5 (45.45%) Oracle
4 5 (45.45%) Quality Management
4 5 (45.45%) QMS
4 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (45.45%) Change Control
4 5 (45.45%) Line Management
4 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
5 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
5 4 (36.36%) Skype
5 4 (36.36%) Network Management
5 4 (36.36%) SolarWinds
5 4 (36.36%) SolarWinds Orion
5 4 (36.36%) SCCM
5 4 (36.36%) DameWare
5 4 (36.36%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (36.36%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (36.36%) VPN
5 4 (36.36%) LAN
5 4 (36.36%) Cisco
6 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
7 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012

Windows XP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) JBoss
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) DNS
2 4 (36.36%) LAN
2 4 (36.36%) Skype
2 4 (36.36%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle Reports
1 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) DB2
2 1 (9.09%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Support Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Site Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Support Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Systems Support
2 5 (45.45%) Systems Support Engineer
3 4 (36.36%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 4 (36.36%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 4 (36.36%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 4 (36.36%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (36.36%) Desktop Analyst
3 4 (36.36%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Support
3 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 4 (36.36%) IT Analyst
3 4 (36.36%) IT Engineer
3 4 (36.36%) IT Support
3 4 (36.36%) IT Support Engineer
3 4 (36.36%) Traffic Engineer
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (45.45%) OpenVMS
3 5 (45.45%) Windows 2000
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Change Control
1 5 (45.45%) Line Management
1 5 (45.45%) QMS
1 5 (45.45%) Quality Management
2 4 (36.36%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) HND
System Software
1 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) DameWare
1 4 (36.36%) SCCM
1 4 (36.36%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) SolarWinds