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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 106 91 88
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 20 37 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.92% 1.73% 1.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.07% 6.09% 6.38%
Number of salaries quoted 16 25 24
Average salary £23,000 £22,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £17,750 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £49,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -
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
492 608 392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 22.59% 28.44% 22.99%
Number of salaries quoted 432 553 332
Average salary £38,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.41% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £52,950
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 29 August 2014.

Windows XP Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 46 (100.00%) Windows
2 37 (80.43%) Active Directory
3 28 (60.87%) Microsoft
4 27 (58.70%) MS Exchange
4 27 (58.70%) Windows 7
5 25 (54.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (47.83%) MS Office
6 22 (47.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (43.48%) VMware
7 20 (43.48%) WAN
8 18 (39.13%) MS Excel
8 18 (39.13%) Cisco
8 18 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
9 16 (34.78%) Blackberry
9 16 (34.78%) VPN
10 15 (32.61%) TCP/IP
11 13 (28.26%) Internet
11 13 (28.26%) Windows 8
12 11 (23.91%) Exchange Server 2010
12 11 (23.91%) Exchange Server 2007
12 11 (23.91%) Microsoft Certification
13 10 (21.74%) MCP
13 10 (21.74%) Law
14 9 (19.57%) ADSL
14 9 (19.57%) LAN
15 8 (17.39%) Windows 2000
15 8 (17.39%) SQL
15 8 (17.39%) Intel
15 8 (17.39%) Citrix
15 8 (17.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 27 (58.70%) MS Exchange
2 11 (23.91%) Exchange Server 2007
2 11 (23.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (17.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2000
5 5 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (6.52%) IIS
6 3 (6.52%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 22 (47.83%) MS Office
2 18 (39.13%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.17%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (2.17%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (43.48%) WAN
2 16 (34.78%) VPN
3 15 (32.61%) TCP/IP
4 13 (28.26%) Internet
5 9 (19.57%) ADSL
5 9 (19.57%) LAN
6 8 (17.39%) Wireless
6 8 (17.39%) SAN
7 7 (15.22%) Firewall
8 6 (13.04%) VLAN
9 5 (10.87%) MPLS
9 5 (10.87%) Ethernet
9 5 (10.87%) NetScaler
10 3 (6.52%) 3G
11 2 (4.35%) DNS
11 2 (4.35%) DHCP
12 1 (2.17%) SSL
12 1 (2.17%) NetScreen
12 1 (2.17%) Network Security
12 1 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) RequisitePro
General
1 10 (21.74%) Law
2 7 (15.22%) Legal
3 5 (10.87%) Finance
4 1 (2.17%) Retail
4 1 (2.17%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (56.52%) Analyst
2 16 (34.78%) Support Analyst
3 8 (17.39%) Support Engineer
4 7 (15.22%) Service Analyst
4 7 (15.22%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (10.87%) Network Analyst
5 5 (10.87%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Desktop Support
7 3 (6.52%) Trainer
7 3 (6.52%) Help Desk Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (6.52%) IT Trainer
7 3 (6.52%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Help Desk Support Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Desktop Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) IT Administrator
8 2 (4.35%) Help Desk Support
8 2 (4.35%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 16 (34.78%) Blackberry
2 6 (13.04%) Management Information System
2 6 (13.04%) Client/Server
3 5 (10.87%) Replication
4 2 (4.35%) AS400
4 2 (4.35%) iSeries
5 1 (2.17%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 46 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (58.70%) Windows 7
3 25 (54.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 22 (47.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (28.26%) Windows 8
6 8 (17.39%) Windows 2000
7 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (10.87%) Windows Vista
9 3 (6.52%) Apple iOS
10 1 (2.17%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (2.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (10.87%) Network Management
2 4 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (8.70%) Asset Management
2 4 (8.70%) Document Management
3 3 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (6.52%) Software Distribution
3 3 (6.52%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (4.35%) ERP
5 1 (2.17%) Change Management
5 1 (2.17%) ITIL
5 1 (2.17%) CRM
5 1 (2.17%) Information Security
5 1 (2.17%) Supplier Management
5 1 (2.17%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.39%) SQL
2 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (23.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (21.74%) MCP
3 2 (4.35%) MCSE
3 2 (4.35%) MCITP
4 1 (2.17%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (2.17%) MCTS
4 1 (2.17%) MCSA
4 1 (2.17%) CCNA
4 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (80.43%) Active Directory
2 18 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (17.39%) Terminal Services
4 7 (15.22%) vSphere
5 6 (13.04%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (10.87%) XenApp
6 5 (10.87%) XenDesktop
7 2 (4.35%) Hyper-V
8 1 (2.17%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (17.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 8 (17.39%) SCCM
2 7 (15.22%) Backup Exec
3 6 (13.04%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (10.87%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 28 (60.87%) Microsoft
2 20 (43.48%) VMware
3 18 (39.13%) Cisco
4 8 (17.39%) Intel
4 8 (17.39%) Citrix
5 7 (15.22%) HP
6 6 (13.04%) NetApp
6 6 (13.04%) Symantec
6 6 (13.04%) Kaspersky
7 3 (6.52%) LANDesk
7 3 (6.52%) Remedy
7 3 (6.52%) Apple
7 3 (6.52%) Interwoven
8 2 (4.35%) Websense
8 2 (4.35%) LexisNexis
9 1 (2.17%) Sophos
9 1 (2.17%) SonicWALL
9 1 (2.17%) Kaseya
9 1 (2.17%) AVG
9 1 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
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