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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 78 77 80
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 4 17 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.43% 1.72% 1.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.25% 6.39% 6.91%
Number of salaries quoted 4 14 15
Average salary £27,750 £35,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.71% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,450 £31,450 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £47,000 £43,400
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year
- -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
178 266 333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 18.94% 26.92% 27.01%
Number of salaries quoted 166 254 298
Average salary £40,000 £37,750 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.96% -1.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £57,500 £52,500
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 30 January 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 30 January 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 - 3 £28,000 -
Windows XP
East of England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (70.59%) Active Directory
3 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
3 8 (47.06%) Windows 7
4 7 (41.18%) Cisco
5 6 (35.29%) MS Office
6 5 (29.41%) Windows 8
6 5 (29.41%) VMware
6 5 (29.41%) Windows Vista
7 4 (23.53%) Asset Management
7 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (23.53%) SCCM
7 4 (23.53%) Internet
7 4 (23.53%) Citrix
7 4 (23.53%) Terminal Services
8 3 (17.65%) SAN
8 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
8 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
8 3 (17.65%) ITIL
8 3 (17.65%) MCP
8 3 (17.65%) Windows 2000
8 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
8 3 (17.65%) Migration
8 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (17.65%) Firewall
9 2 (11.76%) Degree
9 2 (11.76%) iSCSI
9 2 (11.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (11.76%) Android
9 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.76%) IIS
3 1 (5.88%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS Office
2 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) Internet
2 3 (17.65%) SAN
2 3 (17.65%) Firewall
3 2 (11.76%) iSCSI
3 2 (11.76%) VoIP
3 2 (11.76%) WAN
3 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
3 2 (11.76%) VPN
3 2 (11.76%) DNS
4 1 (5.88%) EIGRP
4 1 (5.88%) MPLS
4 1 (5.88%) OSPF
4 1 (5.88%) BGP
4 1 (5.88%) HTTPS
4 1 (5.88%) SSL
4 1 (5.88%) SMTP
4 1 (5.88%) DHCP
4 1 (5.88%) Ethernet
4 1 (5.88%) HTTP
4 1 (5.88%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) SQLite
General
1 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Analyst
1 6 (35.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (29.41%) Support Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Desktop Manager
4 3 (17.65%) Service Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Team Leader
5 2 (11.76%) IT Support
5 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support
6 1 (5.88%) Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Service Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (5.88%) Network Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Support Technician
6 1 (5.88%) Senior IT Support
6 1 (5.88%) Hardware Technician
6 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Desktop Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) Silverlight
1 1 (5.88%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.88%) SecurID
2 1 (5.88%) CCTV
2 1 (5.88%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Windows 7
3 5 (29.41%) Windows 8
3 5 (29.41%) Windows Vista
4 3 (17.65%) Windows 2000
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (11.76%) Android
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (5.88%) Windows NT
6 1 (5.88%) Linux
6 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.88%) CentOS
6 1 (5.88%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Asset Management
2 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
2 3 (17.65%) ITIL
2 3 (17.65%) Migration
3 2 (11.76%) Line Management
4 1 (5.88%) Change Management
4 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.88%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) C#
2 1 (5.88%) C++
2 1 (5.88%) VB
2 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
2 1 (5.88%) FoxPro (VFP)
2 1 (5.88%) VB6
2 1 (5.88%) Ruby
2 1 (5.88%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) MCP
2 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) CCNA
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.88%) A+ Certification
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.88%) MCSE
3 1 (5.88%) HNC
3 1 (5.88%) CCSP
3 1 (5.88%) CCNP
3 1 (5.88%) CCIP
3 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 12 (70.59%) Active Directory
2 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (23.53%) Terminal Services
3 2 (11.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (11.76%) ISA Server
4 1 (5.88%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (5.88%) UAG
4 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 7 (41.18%) Cisco
3 5 (29.41%) VMware
4 4 (23.53%) Citrix
5 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint
5 2 (11.76%) HP
5 2 (11.76%) Avaya
6 1 (5.88%) Juniper
6 1 (5.88%) Dell
6 1 (5.88%) Veritas
6 1 (5.88%) Lotus
6 1 (5.88%) Websense
6 1 (5.88%) Symantec
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle
6 1 (5.88%) SAP
6 1 (5.88%) Aruba
6 1 (5.88%) F5
6 1 (5.88%) Spiceworks
6 1 (5.88%) 3Com
6 1 (5.88%) SonicWALL