The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows XP
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 147 120
Rank change year-on-year +16 -27  
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 5 14 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.22% 0.48% 1.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.06% 2.20% 5.95%
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 20
Median salary £27,500 £22,750 £26,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.87% -13.33%  
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 Scotland with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 471 637 689
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 20.28% 21.72% 22.15%
Number of salaries quoted 267 382 411
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,878
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.46%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows XP
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 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 in Scotland.

Salary trend for Windows XP in Scotland

Windows XP
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +10 3 £27,500 -21.42%
Dundee - 1 - -
Fife - 1 £26,500 -
Windows XP
UK

Windows XP
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
4 6 (46.15%) Windows Server
5 5 (38.46%) Quality Management
5 5 (38.46%) Windows 2000
5 5 (38.46%) OpenVMS
5 5 (38.46%) DNS
5 5 (38.46%) SQL
5 5 (38.46%) Oracle
5 5 (38.46%) HND
5 5 (38.46%) QMS
5 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (38.46%) Change Control
5 5 (38.46%) Line Management
6 4 (30.77%) Skype
6 4 (30.77%) SCCM
6 4 (30.77%) Network Management
6 4 (30.77%) SolarWinds
6 4 (30.77%) SolarWinds Orion
6 4 (30.77%) Cisco
6 4 (30.77%) VPN
6 4 (30.77%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (30.77%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (30.77%) DameWare
6 4 (30.77%) LAN
6 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
7 3 (23.08%) Windows 8
8 2 (15.38%) Windows 10

Windows XP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) DNS
2 4 (30.77%) LAN
2 4 (30.77%) Skype
2 4 (30.77%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle Reports
1 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) DB2
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Support Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Desktop Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Desktop Support
2 5 (38.46%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) IT Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) IT Support
2 5 (38.46%) IT Support Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Site Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Support Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Systems Support
2 5 (38.46%) Systems Support Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 4 (30.77%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) IT Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) IT Support Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Traffic Engineer
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (46.15%) Windows Server
4 5 (38.46%) OpenVMS
4 5 (38.46%) Windows 2000
4 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (23.08%) Windows 8
6 2 (15.38%) Windows 10
6 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
7 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Change Control
1 5 (38.46%) Line Management
1 5 (38.46%) QMS
1 5 (38.46%) Quality Management
2 4 (30.77%) Network Management
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) C
2 1 (7.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) HND
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) DameWare
1 4 (30.77%) SCCM
1 4 (30.77%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) Oracle
3 4 (30.77%) Cisco
3 4 (30.77%) SolarWinds