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 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 99 75 88
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +13
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 21 52 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.11% 2.59% 1.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.40% 9.34% 5.85%
Number of salaries quoted 17 38 18
Average salary £25,000 £27,250 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.25% -7.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,300 £18,275 £19,175
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £60,000 £40,450
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £28,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +5.66%
Operating Systems Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
389 557 376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 20.52% 27.73% 22.16%
Number of salaries quoted 354 492 346
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,800 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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 22 July 2014.

Windows XP Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 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 51 (100.00%) Windows
2 44 (86.27%) Active Directory
3 34 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 32 (62.75%) Windows 7
5 30 (58.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 30 (58.82%) MS Exchange
6 29 (56.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 25 (49.02%) WAN
8 23 (45.10%) MS Excel
8 23 (45.10%) MS Office
9 22 (43.14%) Cisco
9 22 (43.14%) VMware
10 21 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
10 21 (41.18%) VPN
11 17 (33.33%) Internet
12 16 (31.37%) Blackberry
12 16 (31.37%) TCP/IP
13 14 (27.45%) Windows 8
14 13 (25.49%) LAN
14 13 (25.49%) Exchange Server 2007
14 13 (25.49%) SCCM
14 13 (25.49%) Exchange Server 2010
15 12 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
16 11 (21.57%) MCP
17 10 (19.61%) ADSL
17 10 (19.61%) Intel
17 10 (19.61%) Firewall
17 10 (19.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 10 (19.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
17 10 (19.61%) Terminal Services

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 30 (58.82%) MS Exchange
2 13 (25.49%) Exchange Server 2007
2 13 (25.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (19.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 7 (13.73%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (9.80%) Exchange Server 2000
6 3 (5.88%) IIS
7 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (45.10%) MS Excel
1 23 (45.10%) MS Office
2 1 (1.96%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.96%) Adobe Captivate
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (49.02%) WAN
2 21 (41.18%) VPN
3 17 (33.33%) Internet
4 16 (31.37%) TCP/IP
5 13 (25.49%) LAN
6 10 (19.61%) ADSL
6 10 (19.61%) Firewall
7 7 (13.73%) SAN
7 7 (13.73%) Wireless
8 5 (9.80%) MPLS
8 5 (9.80%) Ethernet
8 5 (9.80%) NetScaler
8 5 (9.80%) VLAN
9 4 (7.84%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (5.88%) 3G
11 1 (1.96%) NetScreen
11 1 (1.96%) DHCP
11 1 (1.96%) DNS
11 1 (1.96%) SSL
11 1 (1.96%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MSI
1 3 (5.88%) InstallShield
1 3 (5.88%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (1.96%) RequisitePro
General
1 9 (17.65%) Legal
2 8 (15.69%) Finance
3 7 (13.73%) Law
4 2 (3.92%) Retail
5 1 (1.96%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 31 (60.78%) Analyst
2 22 (43.14%) Support Analyst
3 12 (23.53%) 2nd Line Support
4 11 (21.57%) Support Engineer
5 6 (11.76%) Service Analyst
6 5 (9.80%) Desktop Support
6 5 (9.80%) Network Analyst
7 4 (7.84%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 4 (7.84%) IT Support Analyst
7 4 (7.84%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (7.84%) Desktop Analyst
7 4 (7.84%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (7.84%) IT Support
8 3 (5.88%) Applications Packager
8 3 (5.88%) Help Desk Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
8 3 (5.88%) Desktop Administrator
8 3 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) Software Packager
Miscellaneous
1 16 (31.37%) Blackberry
2 6 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 5 (9.80%) Client/Server
3 5 (9.80%) Replication
4 2 (3.92%) AS400
4 2 (3.92%) iSeries
5 1 (1.96%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 51 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (62.75%) Windows 7
3 30 (58.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 29 (56.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (27.45%) Windows 8
6 8 (15.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (13.73%) Windows 2000
8 5 (9.80%) Windows Vista
9 3 (5.88%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.96%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (9.80%) Network Management
2 4 (7.84%) Asset Management
2 4 (7.84%) Document Management
2 4 (7.84%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (5.88%) Software Distribution
4 2 (3.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (3.92%) ERP
5 1 (1.96%) Change Management
5 1 (1.96%) CRM
5 1 (1.96%) SIEM
5 1 (1.96%) Supplier Management
5 1 (1.96%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.69%) SQL
2 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (21.57%) MCP
3 1 (1.96%) MCSE
3 1 (1.96%) MCTS
3 1 (1.96%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (86.27%) Active Directory
2 21 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (19.61%) Terminal Services
4 7 (13.73%) vSphere
5 6 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (9.80%) XenApp
6 5 (9.80%) XenDesktop
7 3 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (25.49%) SCCM
2 10 (19.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 9 (17.65%) Norton AntiVirus
3 9 (17.65%) Backup Exec
4 5 (9.80%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 34 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 22 (43.14%) Cisco
2 22 (43.14%) VMware
3 10 (19.61%) Intel
4 9 (17.65%) Symantec
5 8 (15.69%) Citrix
6 6 (11.76%) HP
7 5 (9.80%) NetApp
7 5 (9.80%) Kaspersky
8 3 (5.88%) Remedy
8 3 (5.88%) Apple
8 3 (5.88%) Interwoven
8 3 (5.88%) LANDesk
9 2 (3.92%) Websense
10 1 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (1.96%) Adobe
10 1 (1.96%) LexisNexis
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