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

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 90 98 77
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -21
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 50 30 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.09% 1.45% 1.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.70% 5.33% 7.24%
Number of salaries quoted 41 22 33
Average salary £27,500 £22,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £17,500 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,800 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £26,500 £27,250
% change year-on-year
-5.66% -2.75%
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
649 563 456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 27.18% 27.15% 26.73%
Number of salaries quoted 576 529 364
Average salary £38,750 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.88% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,350 £24,350
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 20 October 2014.

Windows XP Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 70 (100.00%) Windows
2 39 (55.71%) Active Directory
3 37 (52.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 35 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (41.43%) Microsoft
6 26 (37.14%) MS Exchange
7 23 (32.86%) Windows 8
8 22 (31.43%) Windows 7
8 22 (31.43%) Finance
9 20 (28.57%) VMware
9 20 (28.57%) TCP/IP
10 19 (27.14%) MS Office
11 16 (22.86%) SQL Server
12 14 (20.00%) Degree
12 14 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 14 (20.00%) Computer Science
12 14 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
13 13 (18.57%) MS Excel
13 13 (18.57%) Cisco
13 13 (18.57%) Citrix
14 12 (17.14%) SAN
14 12 (17.14%) Windows 2000
15 11 (15.71%) NetApp
15 11 (15.71%) Wireless
15 11 (15.71%) Windows Server 2012
15 11 (15.71%) Exchange Server 2007
16 10 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
16 10 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
16 10 (14.29%) DNS
16 10 (14.29%) WAN

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 26 (37.14%) MS Exchange
2 11 (15.71%) Exchange Server 2007
3 10 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (7.14%) Lync
5 5 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2000
7 3 (4.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (2.86%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.43%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (27.14%) MS Office
2 13 (18.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 12 (17.14%) SAN
3 11 (15.71%) Wireless
4 10 (14.29%) DNS
4 10 (14.29%) WAN
5 9 (12.86%) VPN
6 8 (11.43%) Firewall
7 7 (10.00%) Internet
8 6 (8.57%) LAN
9 4 (5.71%) VoIP
9 4 (5.71%) ADSL
9 4 (5.71%) FTP
10 3 (4.29%) DHCP
10 3 (4.29%) VLAN
11 2 (2.86%) 3G
11 2 (2.86%) MPLS
11 2 (2.86%) Ethernet
11 2 (2.86%) NetScaler
12 1 (1.43%) NetScreen
12 1 (1.43%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (22.86%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.43%) RequisitePro
General
1 22 (31.43%) Finance
2 9 (12.86%) Law
3 8 (11.43%) Financial Institution
4 6 (8.57%) Retail
5 4 (5.71%) Back Office
5 4 (5.71%) Legal
6 1 (1.43%) Advertising
6 1 (1.43%) Banking
6 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.43%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (44.29%) Analyst
2 17 (24.29%) Support Analyst
3 15 (21.43%) Support Engineer
4 14 (20.00%) Applications Support
5 9 (12.86%) Desktop Support
6 7 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 7 (10.00%) Applications Support Analyst
7 6 (8.57%) Service Analyst
7 6 (8.57%) Senior Support Engineer
8 5 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
9 4 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (5.71%) Programmer
9 4 (5.71%) Service Desk Analyst
10 3 (4.29%) Help Desk Support
10 3 (4.29%) Project Analyst
10 3 (4.29%) C++ Programmer
10 3 (4.29%) Help Desk Analyst
11 2 (2.86%) 1st Line Support
11 2 (2.86%) Trainer
11 2 (2.86%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 14 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (11.43%) Blackberry
3 4 (5.71%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.71%) Life Science
3 4 (5.71%) Clustering
4 3 (4.29%) AS400
4 3 (4.29%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.86%) Replication
5 2 (2.86%) iSeries
6 1 (1.43%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 70 (100.00%) Windows
2 37 (52.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 35 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (32.86%) Windows 8
5 22 (31.43%) Windows 7
6 12 (17.14%) Windows 2000
7 11 (15.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (11.43%) Windows Vista
9 5 (7.14%) Linux
10 4 (5.71%) UNIX
11 3 (4.29%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.43%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (11.43%) ITIL
2 4 (5.71%) Project Management
2 4 (5.71%) Logistics
2 4 (5.71%) High Availability
3 3 (4.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (4.29%) Software Distribution
4 2 (2.86%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (2.86%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (2.86%) Network Management
4 2 (2.86%) ERP
4 2 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (2.86%) Asset Management
4 2 (2.86%) Document Management
5 1 (1.43%) Information Security
5 1 (1.43%) Change Management
5 1 (1.43%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (1.43%) Supplier Management
5 1 (1.43%) Mentoring
5 1 (1.43%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.14%) SQL
2 4 (5.71%) C++
2 4 (5.71%) COBOL
3 1 (1.43%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.43%) VB
3 1 (1.43%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (20.00%) Degree
2 10 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (8.57%) MCSE
4 5 (7.14%) MCSA
4 5 (7.14%) MCP
5 4 (5.71%) SC Cleared
5 4 (5.71%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.86%) MCITP
7 1 (1.43%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (1.43%) MCTS
7 1 (1.43%) CCNA
7 1 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (55.71%) Active Directory
2 14 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (12.86%) vSphere
4 7 (10.00%) Hyper-V
5 6 (8.57%) XenApp
6 4 (5.71%) XenServer
7 3 (4.29%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (4.29%) Terminal Services
8 2 (2.86%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.43%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (5.71%) WSUS
2 3 (4.29%) SCCM
2 3 (4.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (4.29%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.86%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.86%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 29 (41.43%) Microsoft
2 20 (28.57%) VMware
3 13 (18.57%) Citrix
3 13 (18.57%) Cisco
4 11 (15.71%) NetApp
5 5 (7.14%) HP
6 4 (5.71%) Borland
6 4 (5.71%) Mitel
6 4 (5.71%) Altiris
6 4 (5.71%) Open-E
7 3 (4.29%) Kaspersky
7 3 (4.29%) Intel
8 2 (2.86%) Apple
8 2 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (2.86%) Symantec
8 2 (2.86%) Interwoven
8 2 (2.86%) LANDesk
8 2 (2.86%) LexisNexis
8 2 (2.86%) Websense
9 1 (1.43%) SonicWALL
Birmingham
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago