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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 76 89 88
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 10 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.02% 0.78% 0.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.45% 3.23% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 5
Average salary £37,500 £35,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% +8.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,200 £19,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £38,150 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%
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
290 279 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 29.71% 24.20% 27.93%
Number of salaries quoted 256 236 260
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +8 7 £37,500 +120.58%
Dunstable -12 2 £25,000 -32.43%
Windows XP
East of England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 8 (50.00%) SQL
2 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (43.75%) MS Office
3 7 (43.75%) ITIL
3 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
3 7 (43.75%) Degree
3 7 (43.75%) Windows 7
3 7 (43.75%) Windows 8
4 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 6 (37.50%) Java
4 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 6 (37.50%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (31.25%) VMware
5 5 (31.25%) SAN
5 5 (31.25%) Terminal Services
5 5 (31.25%) Citrix
5 5 (31.25%) C
5 5 (31.25%) VB
5 5 (31.25%) .NET
5 5 (31.25%) CSS
5 5 (31.25%) HTML
5 5 (31.25%) DNS
5 5 (31.25%) SLA
5 5 (31.25%) Cisco
5 5 (31.25%) DHCP

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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%) Tomcat
1 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
1 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (12.50%) IIS
2 2 (12.50%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (43.75%) MS Office
1 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Office 365
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (6.25%) SaaS
3 1 (6.25%) PaaS
3 1 (6.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 5 (31.25%) SAN
2 5 (31.25%) DNS
2 5 (31.25%) DHCP
2 5 (31.25%) iSCSI
3 2 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
1 3 (18.75%) JIRA
1 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (12.50%) PowerBuilder
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Desktop Support
1 3 (18.75%) Analyst
1 3 (18.75%) Development Manager
1 3 (18.75%) Support Analyst
1 3 (18.75%) Support Engineer
1 3 (18.75%) Systems Development Manager
1 3 (18.75%) Systems Manager
1 3 (18.75%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 3 (18.75%) Desktop Engineer
1 3 (18.75%) Server Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Deskside Support
2 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (12.50%) Support Technician
2 2 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) .NET
1 5 (31.25%) CSS
1 5 (31.25%) HTML
2 3 (18.75%) Middleware
2 3 (18.75%) XML
2 3 (18.75%) Ajax
2 3 (18.75%) JSON
2 3 (18.75%) .NET Framework
2 3 (18.75%) jQuery
3 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Mathematics
2 2 (12.50%) Client/Server
3 1 (6.25%) NHS
3 1 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (43.75%) Windows 7
3 7 (43.75%) Windows 8
4 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (31.25%) Windows 2000
5 5 (31.25%) Windows Vista
5 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (12.50%) UNIX
6 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) ITIL
2 6 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (31.25%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (25.00%) Asset Management
5 3 (18.75%) Project Management
5 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
5 3 (18.75%) Line Management
6 2 (12.50%) Time Management
6 2 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (37.50%) Java
3 5 (31.25%) C
3 5 (31.25%) VB
4 3 (18.75%) C#
4 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
5 2 (12.50%) C++
5 2 (12.50%) VBScript
5 2 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Degree
2 6 (37.50%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (18.75%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (18.75%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) HL7
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (31.25%) Terminal Services
2 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (18.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (12.50%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) VMware
2 5 (31.25%) Citrix
2 5 (31.25%) Cisco
3 4 (25.00%) Remedy
4 3 (18.75%) CheckPoint
5 2 (12.50%) Northgate
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle