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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 116 111 81
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -30
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 15 14 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.74% 0.77% 1.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.05% 3.17% 6.09%
Number of salaries quoted 15 11 24
Average salary £30,000 £23,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.43% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,600 £19,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £65,000 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
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
370 442 443
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 18.19% 24.37% 29.45%
Number of salaries quoted 324 398 404
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £54,000 £55,000
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 9 February 2016.

Windows XP Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (63.16%) Active Directory
2 24 (63.16%) Windows Server
3 23 (60.53%) Microsoft
4 19 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 17 (44.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (42.11%) VMware
6 16 (42.11%) Windows 8
7 15 (39.47%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (39.47%) TCP/IP
7 15 (39.47%) VMware Infrastructure
8 14 (36.84%) SLA
9 13 (34.21%) Windows Vista
10 11 (28.95%) Exchange Server 2003
10 11 (28.95%) Citrix
10 11 (28.95%) MS Office
11 10 (26.32%) DNS
12 9 (23.68%) DHCP
12 9 (23.68%) VMware ESX
12 9 (23.68%) Firewall
12 9 (23.68%) Hyper-V
13 8 (21.05%) XenApp
13 8 (21.05%) Windows 7
13 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (18.42%) Windows 2000 Server
14 7 (18.42%) SonicWALL
14 7 (18.42%) VLAN
14 7 (18.42%) Finance
14 7 (18.42%) Wi-Fi
14 7 (18.42%) SQL Server

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 19 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 11 (28.95%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (13.16%) IIS
4 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (5.26%) Skype for Business
6 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 11 (28.95%) MS Office
2 7 (18.42%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (39.47%) TCP/IP
2 10 (26.32%) DNS
3 9 (23.68%) DHCP
3 9 (23.68%) Firewall
4 7 (18.42%) VLAN
4 7 (18.42%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (13.16%) LAN
6 4 (10.53%) WAN
6 4 (10.53%) Wireless
7 3 (7.89%) SAN
7 3 (7.89%) VPN
8 2 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (5.26%) Internet
8 2 (5.26%) NetScreen
8 2 (5.26%) Structured Cabling
9 1 (2.63%) 3G
9 1 (2.63%) ISDN
9 1 (2.63%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (2.63%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (18.42%) Finance
2 5 (13.16%) Financial Institution
3 3 (7.89%) Retail
4 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.63%) Banking
5 1 (2.63%) Law
5 1 (2.63%) Legal
5 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Analyst
2 7 (18.42%) Service Desk Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) Service Analyst
3 6 (15.79%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (15.79%) Support Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Applications Support
4 5 (13.16%) Applications Support Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Support Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) SQL Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) SQL Support Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Windows Support Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) C Software Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Help Desk Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) IT Support
6 3 (7.89%) Senior C Software Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.26%) CMDB
2 2 (5.26%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (63.16%) Windows Server
3 17 (44.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (42.11%) Windows 8
5 15 (39.47%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (34.21%) Windows Vista
7 8 (21.05%) Windows 7
7 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (18.42%) Windows 2000 Server
9 4 (10.53%) Windows 2000
10 3 (7.89%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (5.26%) Android
12 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
12 1 (2.63%) Mac OS
12 1 (2.63%) Mac OS X
12 1 (2.63%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (10.53%) ETRM
1 4 (10.53%) ITIL
2 3 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (7.89%) Software Engineering
3 2 (5.26%) Business Continuity
3 2 (5.26%) Change Control
3 2 (5.26%) Configuration Management
3 2 (5.26%) CRM
3 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.63%) Document Management
4 1 (2.63%) Email Filtering
4 1 (2.63%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (2.63%) Risk Management
4 1 (2.63%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.16%) SQL
2 3 (7.89%) C
2 3 (7.89%) C++
3 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.26%) MCSE
3 1 (2.63%) CCNA
3 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.63%) MCP
3 1 (2.63%) MCSA
3 1 (2.63%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (36.84%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (63.16%) Active Directory
2 15 (39.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (23.68%) Hyper-V
3 9 (23.68%) VMware ESX
4 8 (21.05%) XenApp
5 4 (10.53%) vSphere
6 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (2.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
Vendors
1 23 (60.53%) Microsoft
2 16 (42.11%) VMware
3 11 (28.95%) Citrix
4 7 (18.42%) SonicWALL
5 5 (13.16%) Cisco
6 4 (10.53%) HP
7 2 (5.26%) Cyberoam
7 2 (5.26%) Dell
7 2 (5.26%) Open-E
7 2 (5.26%) Toshiba
8 1 (2.63%) Adobe
8 1 (2.63%) Apple
8 1 (2.63%) iManage
8 1 (2.63%) Interwoven
8 1 (2.63%) Juniper
8 1 (2.63%) LANDesk