The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 101 81 87
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +6
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 22 48 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.09% 2.34% 1.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.23% 8.56% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 18 35 18
Average salary £22,625 £27,500 £31,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.72% -13.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £18,050 £19,175
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £60,000 £40,450
UK excluding London average salary £25,500 £28,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year
-8.92% +5.66%
Operating Systems Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
421 561 374
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 20.91% 27.41% 22.49%
Number of salaries quoted 379 496 337
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,600 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows XP
West Midlands

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 31 July 2014.

Windows XP Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 52 (100.00%) Windows
2 43 (82.69%) Active Directory
3 32 (61.54%) Microsoft
3 32 (61.54%) Windows 7
4 31 (59.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 31 (59.62%) MS Exchange
5 29 (55.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (50.00%) WAN
7 23 (44.23%) MS Excel
7 23 (44.23%) MS Office
7 23 (44.23%) VMware
8 22 (42.31%) VMware Infrastructure
8 22 (42.31%) Cisco
9 20 (38.46%) VPN
10 17 (32.69%) Internet
11 16 (30.77%) Blackberry
11 16 (30.77%) TCP/IP
12 15 (28.85%) Windows 8
13 13 (25.00%) LAN
13 13 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
13 13 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
14 12 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
15 11 (21.15%) MCP
15 11 (21.15%) SCCM
16 10 (19.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 10 (19.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 10 (19.23%) Terminal Services
16 10 (19.23%) ADSL
16 10 (19.23%) Intel
17 9 (17.31%) Symantec

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 31 (59.62%) MS Exchange
2 13 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 13 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (19.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 7 (13.46%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2000
6 3 (5.77%) IIS
7 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (44.23%) MS Excel
1 23 (44.23%) MS Office
2 1 (1.92%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.92%) Adobe Captivate
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.46%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (50.00%) WAN
2 20 (38.46%) VPN
3 17 (32.69%) Internet
4 16 (30.77%) TCP/IP
5 13 (25.00%) LAN
6 10 (19.23%) ADSL
7 9 (17.31%) Firewall
8 7 (13.46%) SAN
8 7 (13.46%) Wireless
9 5 (9.62%) Ethernet
9 5 (9.62%) MPLS
9 5 (9.62%) VLAN
9 5 (9.62%) NetScaler
10 4 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (5.77%) 3G
12 1 (1.92%) NetScreen
12 1 (1.92%) DNS
12 1 (1.92%) SSL
12 1 (1.92%) DHCP
12 1 (1.92%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MSI
1 1 (1.92%) InstallShield
1 1 (1.92%) RequisitePro
1 1 (1.92%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 7 (13.46%) Law
1 7 (13.46%) Legal
2 6 (11.54%) Finance
3 3 (5.77%) Retail
4 1 (1.92%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (61.54%) Analyst
2 21 (40.38%) Support Analyst
3 11 (21.15%) 2nd Line Support
4 10 (19.23%) Support Engineer
5 7 (13.46%) Service Analyst
6 5 (9.62%) Desktop Support
6 5 (9.62%) Network Analyst
6 5 (9.62%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Help Desk Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) 1st Line Support
8 3 (5.77%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) IT Support Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) IT Support
8 3 (5.77%) Desktop Analyst
9 2 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 2 (3.85%) Desktop Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) IT Administrator
9 2 (3.85%) Help Desk Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 16 (30.77%) Blackberry
2 6 (11.54%) Management Information System
2 6 (11.54%) Client/Server
3 5 (9.62%) Replication
4 2 (3.85%) iSeries
4 2 (3.85%) AS400
5 1 (1.92%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 52 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (61.54%) Windows 7
3 31 (59.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 29 (55.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (28.85%) Windows 8
6 8 (15.38%) Windows 2000
6 8 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (9.62%) Windows Vista
8 3 (5.77%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.92%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (9.62%) Network Management
2 4 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (7.69%) Asset Management
2 4 (7.69%) Document Management
3 3 (5.77%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (5.77%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (5.77%) Software Distribution
4 2 (3.85%) ERP
5 1 (1.92%) Change Management
5 1 (1.92%) CRM
5 1 (1.92%) Information Security
5 1 (1.92%) Supplier Management
5 1 (1.92%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (21.15%) MCP
3 1 (1.92%) MCSE
3 1 (1.92%) MCTS
3 1 (1.92%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (82.69%) Active Directory
2 22 (42.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (19.23%) Terminal Services
4 7 (13.46%) vSphere
5 6 (11.54%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (9.62%) XenApp
6 5 (9.62%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.92%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.92%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.92%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (21.15%) SCCM
2 10 (19.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 9 (17.31%) Norton AntiVirus
3 9 (17.31%) Backup Exec
4 5 (9.62%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 32 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 23 (44.23%) VMware
3 22 (42.31%) Cisco
4 10 (19.23%) Intel
5 9 (17.31%) Symantec
6 8 (15.38%) Citrix
7 6 (11.54%) HP
8 5 (9.62%) NetApp
8 5 (9.62%) Kaspersky
9 3 (5.77%) Remedy
9 3 (5.77%) Apple
9 3 (5.77%) Interwoven
9 3 (5.77%) LANDesk
10 2 (3.85%) Websense
11 1 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (1.92%) Adobe
11 1 (1.92%) LexisNexis
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