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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 87 85 75
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 11 5 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.94% 0.48% 1.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.89% 1.74% 6.51%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 16
Average salary £35,250 £47,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.78% +69.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,400 £19,900 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £47,500 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £27,500 £27,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +1.85%
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
283 288 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 24.09% 27.83% 29.23%
Number of salaries quoted 242 267 276
Average salary £37,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.94% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014. 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
Bedford -6 4 £33,500 -29.47%
Luton -6 2 £17,000 +3.03%
Dunstable - 2 £37,000 -
Windows XP
East of England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (76.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 19 (76.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (72.00%) Firewall
3 18 (72.00%) SQL Server
3 18 (72.00%) Microsoft
3 18 (72.00%) Windows 7
4 16 (64.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (64.00%) TCP/IP
4 16 (64.00%) DNS
4 16 (64.00%) Cisco
4 16 (64.00%) Windows Vista
5 15 (60.00%) VPN
5 15 (60.00%) Terminal Services
5 15 (60.00%) IIS
5 15 (60.00%) MCP
6 14 (56.00%) SharePoint
6 14 (56.00%) HTTP
6 14 (56.00%) HTTPS
6 14 (56.00%) SSL
6 14 (56.00%) MS Exchange
6 14 (56.00%) Network Security
6 14 (56.00%) SharePoint Server
6 14 (56.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 14 (56.00%) VMware
6 14 (56.00%) Internet
6 14 (56.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (56.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 13 (52.00%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (52.00%) CCSP

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 15 (60.00%) IIS
2 14 (56.00%) SharePoint
2 14 (56.00%) MS Exchange
2 14 (56.00%) SharePoint Server
2 14 (56.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 14 (56.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.00%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (24.00%) MS Office
3 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (72.00%) Firewall
2 16 (64.00%) TCP/IP
2 16 (64.00%) DNS
3 15 (60.00%) VPN
4 14 (56.00%) HTTP
4 14 (56.00%) Network Security
4 14 (56.00%) HTTPS
4 14 (56.00%) SSL
4 14 (56.00%) Internet
5 9 (36.00%) VLAN
6 6 (24.00%) SAN
7 4 (16.00%) WAN
8 3 (12.00%) LAN
8 3 (12.00%) VRRP
9 2 (8.00%) DHCP
10 1 (4.00%) Ethernet
10 1 (4.00%) SMTP
10 1 (4.00%) VoIP
10 1 (4.00%) WLAN
10 1 (4.00%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (72.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (28.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.00%) MySQL
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) PowerBuilder
General
1 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
1 2 (8.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Senior Support Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) IT Support
3 2 (8.00%) Senior IT Support
3 2 (8.00%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (4.00%) Hardware Technician
4 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) DBA
4 1 (4.00%) Support Technician
4 1 (4.00%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (4.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Developer
4 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) .NET
2 2 (8.00%) CSS
2 2 (8.00%) HTML
3 1 (4.00%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Firmware
1 3 (12.00%) Replication
2 1 (4.00%) SecurID
2 1 (4.00%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (76.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 19 (76.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (72.00%) Windows 7
4 16 (64.00%) Windows Vista
5 4 (16.00%) Linux
6 3 (12.00%) Windows 8
7 2 (8.00%) UNIX
7 2 (8.00%) Windows NT
7 2 (8.00%) CentOS
8 1 (4.00%) Ubuntu
8 1 (4.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.00%) ITIL
2 3 (12.00%) Change Control
3 2 (8.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (8.00%) Project Management
3 2 (8.00%) Change Management
4 1 (4.00%) Migration
4 1 (4.00%) Data Management
4 1 (4.00%) CRM
4 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.00%) ERP
4 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (4.00%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.00%) VB
2 3 (12.00%) C++
3 2 (8.00%) Java
3 2 (8.00%) C
3 2 (8.00%) VBScript
3 2 (8.00%) Python
4 1 (4.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
4 1 (4.00%) XAML
4 1 (4.00%) VB6
4 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (4.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 16 (64.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (60.00%) MCP
3 13 (52.00%) MCSE
3 13 (52.00%) CCSP
3 13 (52.00%) CCNP
3 13 (52.00%) CCIP
3 13 (52.00%) CCNA
3 13 (52.00%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (28.00%) MCSA
5 4 (16.00%) Degree
6 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
7 2 (8.00%) HNC
8 1 (4.00%) MCDBA
8 1 (4.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (60.00%) Terminal Services
2 14 (56.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (40.00%) Forefront TMG
3 10 (40.00%) ISA Server
4 9 (36.00%) UAG
5 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 18 (72.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (64.00%) Cisco
3 14 (56.00%) VMware
4 3 (12.00%) Oracle
4 3 (12.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (8.00%) HP
5 2 (8.00%) SAP
5 2 (8.00%) 3Com
6 1 (4.00%) Brocade
6 1 (4.00%) SonicWALL
6 1 (4.00%) Aruba
6 1 (4.00%) F5
6 1 (4.00%) Dell
6 1 (4.00%) Avaya
6 1 (4.00%) Juniper
6 1 (4.00%) Veritas
6 1 (4.00%) Lotus
6 1 (4.00%) Symantec
6 1 (4.00%) Websense
6 1 (4.00%) BT