The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 79 87 82
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 10 16 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.93% 1.55% 1.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.35% 4.83% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 17
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +29.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,300 £32,500 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £39,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,375 £25,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year
+1.50% -3.84%
Windows XP
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
187 331 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 17.44% 32.14% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 178 307 284
Average salary £41,000 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.33% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Windows XP
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Windows XP Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Windows XP
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

Windows XP Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Windows XP
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015. 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
Luton - 6 £26,000 -
Bedford +9 2 £65,000 +85.71%
Windows XP
East of England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (81.82%) Active Directory
3 15 (68.18%) Microsoft
4 11 (50.00%) MS Office
5 9 (40.91%) Cisco
5 9 (40.91%) Windows 7
6 8 (36.36%) VMware
7 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
7 7 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (27.27%) SCCM
8 6 (27.27%) Windows 8
8 6 (27.27%) Citrix
8 6 (27.27%) SAN
8 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (22.73%) Firewall
9 5 (22.73%) Internet
9 5 (22.73%) Blackberry
9 5 (22.73%) WAN
9 5 (22.73%) Windows 2000
9 5 (22.73%) ITIL
9 5 (22.73%) MCP
10 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
10 4 (18.18%) HP
10 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (18.18%) A+ Certification
10 4 (18.18%) Terminal Services
10 4 (18.18%) Asset Management
10 4 (18.18%) Degree
10 4 (18.18%) Windows Vista
10 4 (18.18%) Android

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (4.55%) IIS
3 1 (4.55%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 11 (50.00%) MS Office
2 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
3 3 (13.64%) MS Visio
4 2 (9.09%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Office 365
2 1 (4.55%) IaaS
2 1 (4.55%) SaaS
2 1 (4.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) SAN
2 5 (22.73%) Internet
2 5 (22.73%) WAN
2 5 (22.73%) Firewall
3 3 (13.64%) iSCSI
3 3 (13.64%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (13.64%) SMTP
3 3 (13.64%) MPLS
4 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 2 (9.09%) VoIP
4 2 (9.09%) DNS
4 2 (9.09%) DHCP
4 2 (9.09%) ADSL
4 2 (9.09%) VLAN
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (4.55%) Network Security
5 1 (4.55%) xDSL
5 1 (4.55%) Wireless
5 1 (4.55%) Frame Relay
5 1 (4.55%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.55%) SQLite
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.55%) MySQL
General
1 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Support Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (18.18%) Service Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Support Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Desktop Manager
4 3 (13.64%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Solutions Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Team Leader
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) IT Support
6 1 (4.55%) Senior IT Support
6 1 (4.55%) Service Desk Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Help Desk Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Hardware Technician
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) Web Services
1 3 (13.64%) .NET
2 2 (9.09%) J2EE
3 1 (4.55%) Flash
3 1 (4.55%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (4.55%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.55%) SecurID
2 1 (4.55%) Statistics
2 1 (4.55%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (40.91%) Windows 7
3 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (27.27%) Windows 8
4 5 (22.73%) Windows 2000
5 4 (18.18%) Windows Vista
5 4 (18.18%) Android
6 3 (13.64%) Linux
6 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (9.09%) UNIX
7 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (4.55%) CentOS
8 1 (4.55%) Windows NT
8 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
8 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) ITIL
2 4 (18.18%) Asset Management
3 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
3 3 (13.64%) Migration
3 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (9.09%) Line Management
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (4.55%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (4.55%) Change Management
5 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) SQL
1 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.09%) VB
3 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
3 1 (4.55%) FoxPro (VFP)
3 1 (4.55%) XAML
3 1 (4.55%) VB6
3 1 (4.55%) Ruby
3 1 (4.55%) VBScript
3 1 (4.55%) C#
3 1 (4.55%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) MCP
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (18.18%) A+ Certification
2 4 (18.18%) Degree
3 3 (13.64%) MCTS
3 3 (13.64%) MCSA
4 2 (9.09%) CCNA
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (4.55%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (4.55%) HNC
5 1 (4.55%) MCSE
5 1 (4.55%) MCITP
5 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.55%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 7 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (18.18%) Terminal Services
4 3 (13.64%) vSphere
5 2 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (9.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (4.55%) ISA Server
6 1 (4.55%) XenApp
6 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) SCCM
2 1 (4.55%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) Microsoft
2 9 (40.91%) Cisco
3 8 (36.36%) VMware
4 6 (27.27%) Citrix
5 4 (18.18%) HP
6 2 (9.09%) Oracle
6 2 (9.09%) Avaya
6 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
6 2 (9.09%) Spiceworks
6 2 (9.09%) CommVault
6 2 (9.09%) FalconStor
7 1 (4.55%) F5
7 1 (4.55%) Veritas
7 1 (4.55%) Lotus
7 1 (4.55%) Symantec
7 1 (4.55%) Websense
7 1 (4.55%) BT
7 1 (4.55%) 3Com
7 1 (4.55%) Brocade
7 1 (4.55%) SonicWALL