The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham 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 101 84 86
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 19 26 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.05% 1.72% 1.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.22% 5.84% 6.32%
Number of salaries quoted 16 23 27
Average salary £22,250 £25,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.00% -5.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,250 £19,200 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £30,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.66%
Windows XP
West Midlands

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

Operating Systems Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
450 445 427
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 24.88% 29.37% 25.42%
Number of salaries quoted 411 407 354
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,650 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £53,700
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Windows XP
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Windows XP Salary Trend in Birmingham

Windows XP
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Windows XP Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 66 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (51.52%) Active Directory
3 32 (48.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 29 (43.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (37.88%) Microsoft
6 23 (34.85%) TCP/IP
7 21 (31.82%) SQL Server
7 21 (31.82%) Windows 7
8 20 (30.30%) Finance
9 19 (28.79%) Windows 8
10 18 (27.27%) MS Exchange
11 17 (25.76%) MS Office
11 17 (25.76%) VMware
12 16 (24.24%) ITIL
13 14 (21.21%) Citrix
13 14 (21.21%) Degree
13 14 (21.21%) Computer Science
14 12 (18.18%) SLA
15 11 (16.67%) DNS
15 11 (16.67%) MS Excel
15 11 (16.67%) NetApp
15 11 (16.67%) Firewall
15 11 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
16 10 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
17 9 (13.64%) Windows 2000
18 8 (12.12%) Linux
18 8 (12.12%) Cisco
18 8 (12.12%) SAN
18 8 (12.12%) Retail
18 8 (12.12%) Hyper-V

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 18 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 6 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (7.58%) Lync
3 5 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.03%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (1.52%) WorkSite
5 1 (1.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (25.76%) MS Office
2 11 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.52%) S-PLUS
3 1 (1.52%) MS Project
3 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (34.85%) TCP/IP
2 11 (16.67%) DNS
2 11 (16.67%) Firewall
3 8 (12.12%) SAN
4 7 (10.61%) LAN
5 6 (9.09%) VoIP
5 6 (9.09%) WAN
5 6 (9.09%) Wireless
6 4 (6.06%) DHCP
6 4 (6.06%) FTP
7 3 (4.55%) VPN
8 2 (3.03%) VLAN
9 1 (1.52%) IP Telephony
9 1 (1.52%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (1.52%) Internet
9 1 (1.52%) 3G
9 1 (1.52%) ADSL
9 1 (1.52%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.52%) MS Access
General
1 20 (30.30%) Finance
2 8 (12.12%) Retail
3 7 (10.61%) Law
3 7 (10.61%) Financial Institution
4 4 (6.06%) Back Office
5 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.52%) Legal
6 1 (1.52%) Advertising
6 1 (1.52%) Banking
6 1 (1.52%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (46.97%) Analyst
2 15 (22.73%) Support Analyst
3 14 (21.21%) Applications Support
4 13 (19.70%) Support Engineer
5 9 (13.64%) Desktop Support
6 7 (10.61%) Senior Support Engineer
6 7 (10.61%) 3rd Line Support
6 7 (10.61%) Applications Support Analyst
7 6 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
7 6 (9.09%) Service Analyst
7 6 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (7.58%) Help Desk Analyst
9 4 (6.06%) 1st Line Support
9 4 (6.06%) Programmer
9 4 (6.06%) Project Analyst
9 4 (6.06%) Field Engineer
9 4 (6.06%) IT Support
9 4 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 3 (4.55%) Senior IT Support
10 3 (4.55%) Help Desk Support
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.21%) Computer Science
2 11 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (9.09%) Blackberry
3 6 (9.09%) Clustering
4 5 (7.58%) Life Science
5 2 (3.03%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.52%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 66 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (48.48%) Windows Server 2003
3 29 (43.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (31.82%) Windows 7
5 19 (28.79%) Windows 8
6 9 (13.64%) Windows 2000
7 8 (12.12%) Linux
7 8 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (10.61%) Windows Vista
9 4 (6.06%) UNIX
10 2 (3.03%) Android
11 1 (1.52%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (24.24%) ITIL
2 7 (10.61%) Project Management
3 6 (9.09%) High Availability
4 4 (6.06%) Logistics
5 3 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (3.03%) Incident Management
6 2 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.03%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.03%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (3.03%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.52%) Software Deployment
7 1 (1.52%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (1.52%) Risk Management
7 1 (1.52%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.06%) C++
1 4 (6.06%) COBOL
2 2 (3.03%) SQL
3 1 (1.52%) C
3 1 (1.52%) VB
3 1 (1.52%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (21.21%) Degree
2 5 (7.58%) SC Cleared
2 5 (7.58%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (7.58%) MCSE
2 5 (7.58%) MCSA
3 1 (1.52%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (1.52%) MOS
3 1 (1.52%) MCITP
3 1 (1.52%) CCNA
3 1 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.52%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (51.52%) Active Directory
2 10 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (12.12%) Hyper-V
4 7 (10.61%) vSphere
5 4 (6.06%) XenApp
5 4 (6.06%) XenServer
6 2 (3.03%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.52%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (9.09%) WSUS
2 1 (1.52%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.52%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 25 (37.88%) Microsoft
2 17 (25.76%) VMware
3 14 (21.21%) Citrix
4 11 (16.67%) NetApp
5 8 (12.12%) Cisco
6 6 (9.09%) Altiris
7 5 (7.58%) HP
8 4 (6.06%) Borland
8 4 (6.06%) Mitel
8 4 (6.06%) Open-E
9 2 (3.03%) Lotus
9 2 (3.03%) Dell
9 2 (3.03%) LANDesk
10 1 (1.52%) Kaspersky
10 1 (1.52%) Kaseya
10 1 (1.52%) LexisNexis
10 1 (1.52%) AVG
10 1 (1.52%) Toshiba
10 1 (1.52%) SonicWALL
10 1 (1.52%) Adobe
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