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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 80 97 93
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 10 19 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.87% 1.45% 1.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.21% 4.51% 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 8 16 12
Average salary £41,750 £35,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.28% +22.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,450 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,000 £25,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -5.66%
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
192 421 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 16.64% 32.04% 26.94%
Number of salaries quoted 181 392 278
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +9 6 £28,000 +27.27%
Bedford +16 2 £65,000 +85.71%
Windows XP
East of England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
3 13 (81.25%) Active Directory
4 10 (62.50%) MS Office
5 8 (50.00%) MS Excel
6 7 (43.75%) Cisco
7 6 (37.50%) SAN
7 6 (37.50%) VMware
7 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (31.25%) SCCM
8 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (31.25%) Windows 2000
8 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
8 5 (31.25%) Windows 8
9 4 (25.00%) MCP
9 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 4 (25.00%) SQL
9 4 (25.00%) Internet
9 4 (25.00%) Blackberry
9 4 (25.00%) Citrix
9 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (25.00%) WAN
9 4 (25.00%) Degree
9 4 (25.00%) Windows Vista
9 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (25.00%) Firewall
10 3 (18.75%) Asset Management
10 3 (18.75%) MCTS
10 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
10 3 (18.75%) Android

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (62.50%) MS Office
2 8 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
3 2 (12.50%) MS Project
4 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Office 365
2 1 (6.25%) IaaS
2 1 (6.25%) SaaS
2 1 (6.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) SAN
2 4 (25.00%) Internet
2 4 (25.00%) WAN
2 4 (25.00%) Firewall
3 3 (18.75%) iSCSI
3 3 (18.75%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (12.50%) VLAN
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (12.50%) SMTP
4 2 (12.50%) MPLS
4 2 (12.50%) ADSL
5 1 (6.25%) LAN
5 1 (6.25%) DHCP
5 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
5 1 (6.25%) DNS
5 1 (6.25%) Network Security
5 1 (6.25%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
1 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Analyst
1 3 (18.75%) Support Analyst
1 3 (18.75%) Service Manager
1 3 (18.75%) Support Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Solutions Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Desktop Manager
2 2 (12.50%) IT Support
2 2 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (12.50%) Architect
2 2 (12.50%) Technical Architect
2 2 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Development Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support
3 1 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Development Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Web Services
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) J2EE
3 1 (6.25%) CSS
3 1 (6.25%) HTML
3 1 (6.25%) XML
3 1 (6.25%) Flash
3 1 (6.25%) Middleware
3 1 (6.25%) Ajax
3 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
3 1 (6.25%) JSON
3 1 (6.25%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.25%) Statistics
2 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
2 1 (6.25%) iPhone
2 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Windows 2000
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
2 5 (31.25%) Windows 8
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Vista
4 3 (18.75%) Android
4 3 (18.75%) Linux
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (12.50%) UNIX
6 1 (6.25%) Windows NT
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (6.25%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) Asset Management
3 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (12.50%) Line Management
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) Time Management
4 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.25%) Change Management
4 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.25%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
3 2 (12.50%) VB
4 1 (6.25%) VBScript
4 1 (6.25%) C
4 1 (6.25%) C#
4 1 (6.25%) Java
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) MCP
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (18.75%) MCTS
2 3 (18.75%) A+ Certification
2 3 (18.75%) MCSA
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (6.25%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (6.25%) CCNA
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (6.25%) HNC
4 1 (6.25%) MCSE
4 1 (6.25%) MCITP
4 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (81.25%) Active Directory
2 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (18.75%) Terminal Services
3 3 (18.75%) vSphere
4 2 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (12.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (6.25%) XenApp
5 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (43.75%) Cisco
3 6 (37.50%) VMware
4 4 (25.00%) Citrix
5 3 (18.75%) HP
6 2 (12.50%) CommVault
6 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
6 2 (12.50%) FalconStor
6 2 (12.50%) Spiceworks
7 1 (6.25%) Avaya
7 1 (6.25%) CA
7 1 (6.25%) Oracle
7 1 (6.25%) SAP