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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 92 98 85
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -13
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 36 32 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.55% 1.50% 1.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.21% 5.10% 6.28%
Number of salaries quoted 26 25 27
Average salary £27,000 £22,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.72% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £17,500 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £49,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-5.66% -3.63%
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
580 627 430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 24.92% 29.34% 24.87%
Number of salaries quoted 506 581 356
Average salary £39,750 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 22 September 2014.

Windows XP Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 61 (100.00%) Windows
2 42 (68.85%) Active Directory
3 34 (55.74%) Microsoft
4 30 (49.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 28 (45.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (42.62%) Windows 7
6 26 (42.62%) MS Exchange
7 24 (39.34%) MS Office
8 21 (34.43%) Windows 8
9 20 (32.79%) TCP/IP
10 19 (31.15%) VMware
11 18 (29.51%) MS Excel
12 16 (26.23%) WAN
13 15 (24.59%) Cisco
13 15 (24.59%) Blackberry
13 15 (24.59%) VMware Infrastructure
14 14 (22.95%) VPN
14 14 (22.95%) Finance
15 11 (18.03%) Internet
15 11 (18.03%) Microsoft Certification
16 10 (16.39%) SAN
16 10 (16.39%) Windows 2000
16 10 (16.39%) Law
16 10 (16.39%) Analytical Skills
17 9 (14.75%) Windows Server 2012
17 9 (14.75%) Exchange Server 2010
17 9 (14.75%) Exchange Server 2007
17 9 (14.75%) MCP
17 9 (14.75%) Citrix
18 8 (13.11%) ADSL

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (42.62%) MS Exchange
2 9 (14.75%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (14.75%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (11.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2000
4 5 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (4.92%) IIS
6 2 (3.28%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (3.28%) Lync
Applications
1 24 (39.34%) MS Office
2 18 (29.51%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.84%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (32.79%) TCP/IP
2 16 (26.23%) WAN
3 14 (22.95%) VPN
4 11 (18.03%) Internet
5 10 (16.39%) SAN
6 8 (13.11%) ADSL
6 8 (13.11%) Wireless
7 6 (9.84%) LAN
7 6 (9.84%) Firewall
8 5 (8.20%) DNS
9 4 (6.56%) VLAN
10 3 (4.92%) NetScaler
10 3 (4.92%) Ethernet
10 3 (4.92%) 3G
10 3 (4.92%) MPLS
11 2 (3.28%) DHCP
11 2 (3.28%) VoIP
12 1 (1.64%) Network Security
12 1 (1.64%) FTP
12 1 (1.64%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.84%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) RequisitePro
General
1 14 (22.95%) Finance
2 10 (16.39%) Law
3 5 (8.20%) Legal
4 4 (6.56%) Financial Institution
5 3 (4.92%) Retail
6 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.64%) Back Office
6 1 (1.64%) Advertising
6 1 (1.64%) Banking
6 1 (1.64%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (50.82%) Analyst
2 21 (34.43%) Support Analyst
3 11 (18.03%) Support Engineer
4 9 (14.75%) 2nd Line Support
4 9 (14.75%) Desktop Support
5 6 (9.84%) Applications Support
5 6 (9.84%) Service Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (6.56%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (6.56%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Applications Support Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Network Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Help Desk Support
7 3 (4.92%) Help Desk Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) Trainer
8 2 (3.28%) IT Administrator
8 2 (3.28%) PC Support Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) PC Support
Miscellaneous
1 15 (24.59%) Blackberry
2 10 (16.39%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (9.84%) Computer Science
4 5 (8.20%) Management Information System
5 4 (6.56%) Client/Server
6 3 (4.92%) Replication
6 3 (4.92%) AS400
7 2 (3.28%) Life Science
7 2 (3.28%) Clustering
7 2 (3.28%) iSeries
8 1 (1.64%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 61 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (49.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 28 (45.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (42.62%) Windows 7
5 21 (34.43%) Windows 8
6 10 (16.39%) Windows 2000
7 9 (14.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (11.48%) Windows Vista
9 3 (4.92%) Apple iOS
9 3 (4.92%) Linux
10 1 (1.64%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (1.64%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (9.84%) ITIL
2 3 (4.92%) Software Distribution
2 3 (4.92%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (4.92%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (4.92%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (4.92%) Network Management
2 3 (4.92%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (4.92%) Document Management
2 3 (4.92%) Asset Management
3 2 (3.28%) Project Management
3 2 (3.28%) ERP
3 2 (3.28%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (3.28%) High Availability
4 1 (1.64%) SIEM
4 1 (1.64%) Mentoring
4 1 (1.64%) Information Security
4 1 (1.64%) Change Management
4 1 (1.64%) Logistics
4 1 (1.64%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.84%) SQL
2 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.64%) C++
2 1 (1.64%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 11 (18.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (14.75%) MCP
3 6 (9.84%) Degree
4 3 (4.92%) MCSE
5 2 (3.28%) MCSA
5 2 (3.28%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.28%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.28%) MCITP
6 1 (1.64%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (1.64%) MCTS
6 1 (1.64%) CCNA
6 1 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.20%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (68.85%) Active Directory
2 15 (24.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (11.48%) Terminal Services
4 6 (9.84%) vSphere
5 4 (6.56%) XenApp
5 4 (6.56%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (4.92%) Hyper-V
6 3 (4.92%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.64%) XenServer
7 1 (1.64%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (11.48%) SCCM
1 7 (11.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (6.56%) Backup Exec
3 3 (4.92%) XenMobile
3 3 (4.92%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (3.28%) WSUS
Vendors
1 34 (55.74%) Microsoft
2 19 (31.15%) VMware
3 15 (24.59%) Cisco
4 9 (14.75%) Citrix
5 7 (11.48%) NetApp
5 7 (11.48%) Intel
6 5 (8.20%) HP
7 4 (6.56%) Mitel
7 4 (6.56%) Kaspersky
8 3 (4.92%) LANDesk
8 3 (4.92%) Interwoven
8 3 (4.92%) Apple
8 3 (4.92%) Symantec
9 2 (3.28%) Remedy
9 2 (3.28%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (3.28%) Websense
9 2 (3.28%) Altiris
9 2 (3.28%) LexisNexis
10 1 (1.64%) AVG
10 1 (1.64%) Open-E
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