The first table below looks at the demand for Windows XP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 25 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 Bedford region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 51 45 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 4 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 1.49% 1.37% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.44% 3.25% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 0
Average salary £35,250 £47,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.78% -
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £28,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Operating Systems Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
90 123 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 33.58% 42.27% 30.65%
Number of salaries quoted 85 117 60
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £54,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows XP
Bedfordshire

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Windows XP
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Windows XP Salary Trend in Bedford

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford 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 21 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
1 21 (100.00%) DNS
1 21 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 21 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 21 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 21 (100.00%) Firewall
1 21 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 21 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 20 (95.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (95.24%) Exchange Server 2010
2 20 (95.24%) Terminal Services
2 20 (95.24%) SharePoint Server
2 20 (95.24%) Windows Vista
2 20 (95.24%) Exchange Server 2007
2 20 (95.24%) VMware
2 20 (95.24%) Internet
2 20 (95.24%) SSL
2 20 (95.24%) IIS
2 20 (95.24%) SharePoint
2 20 (95.24%) MS Exchange
2 20 (95.24%) VPN
3 19 (90.48%) TCP/IP
4 18 (85.71%) HTTP
4 18 (85.71%) HTTPS
4 18 (85.71%) Network Security
5 16 (76.19%) MCP
6 15 (71.43%) MCSE
6 15 (71.43%) CCSP
6 15 (71.43%) CCNP

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford 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 20 (95.24%) IIS
1 20 (95.24%) SharePoint
1 20 (95.24%) MS Exchange
1 20 (95.24%) SharePoint Server
1 20 (95.24%) Exchange Server 2007
1 20 (95.24%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (42.86%) MS Office
1 9 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (100.00%) DNS
1 21 (100.00%) Firewall
2 20 (95.24%) Internet
2 20 (95.24%) SSL
2 20 (95.24%) VPN
3 19 (90.48%) TCP/IP
4 18 (85.71%) HTTP
4 18 (85.71%) HTTPS
4 18 (85.71%) Network Security
5 15 (71.43%) VLAN
6 9 (42.86%) VRRP
7 6 (28.57%) SAN
8 1 (4.76%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) DBA
3 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (4.76%) Administrator
3 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Analyst
3 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Firmware
1 8 (38.10%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
1 21 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 21 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 21 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 20 (95.24%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) ITIL
2 6 (28.57%) Change Control
3 5 (23.81%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.76%) Process Improvement
5 1 (4.76%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (76.19%) MCP
3 15 (71.43%) MCSE
3 15 (71.43%) CCSP
3 15 (71.43%) CCNP
3 15 (71.43%) CCIP
3 15 (71.43%) CCNA
3 15 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (42.86%) MCSA
5 1 (4.76%) MCDBA
5 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (95.24%) Terminal Services
1 20 (95.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (71.43%) Forefront TMG
2 15 (71.43%) UAG
2 15 (71.43%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (95.24%) VMware
3 15 (71.43%) Cisco
Bedford
Sovereign Business Resources
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + On call 1 wk in 3 = 20% payment
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
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Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + benefits
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