The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 102 92 75
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -17
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 19 31 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.07% 1.93% 2.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.11% 5.92% 7.91%
Number of salaries quoted 17 30 33
Average salary £32,000 £31,250 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% -0.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £27,500 £27,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +1.85%
Windows XP
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Operating Systems Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
462 524 468
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 26.04% 32.61% 29.27%
Number of salaries quoted 383 489 406
Average salary £35,769 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.19% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Windows XP
Salary Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Bristol region.

Windows XP Salary Trend in Bristol

Windows XP
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Windows XP Salary Histogram in Bristol

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (77.78%) DHCP
2 28 (77.78%) DNS
3 26 (72.22%) Microsoft
3 26 (72.22%) VMware
3 26 (72.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (69.44%) TCP/IP
5 23 (63.89%) Windows 8
6 22 (61.11%) Active Directory
7 21 (58.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 21 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (58.33%) Windows Vista
8 20 (55.56%) MS Exchange
9 19 (52.78%) VMware ESX
9 19 (52.78%) vSphere
10 18 (50.00%) Security Cleared
11 15 (41.67%) Windows 7
11 15 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2003
12 14 (38.89%) Exchange Server 2010
13 12 (33.33%) Backup Exec
14 11 (30.56%) LAN
15 10 (27.78%) Windows 2000
15 10 (27.78%) Identity Management
15 10 (27.78%) Lync
15 10 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2000
16 9 (25.00%) Terminal Services
16 9 (25.00%) McAfee
16 9 (25.00%) VPN
17 8 (22.22%) WAN
17 8 (22.22%) Telecoms

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 20 (55.56%) MS Exchange
2 15 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 14 (38.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2000
4 10 (27.78%) Lync
5 5 (13.89%) SharePoint
5 5 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (2.78%) IBM Notes
7 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (19.44%) MS Office
1 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (77.78%) DHCP
1 28 (77.78%) DNS
2 25 (69.44%) TCP/IP
3 11 (30.56%) LAN
4 9 (25.00%) VPN
5 8 (22.22%) WAN
6 4 (11.11%) Firewall
7 3 (8.33%) Intranet
7 3 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (8.33%) Ethernet
8 2 (5.56%) FTP
8 2 (5.56%) SMTP
8 2 (5.56%) SAN
8 2 (5.56%) Wireless
9 1 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
General
1 8 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 4 (11.11%) Finance
3 3 (8.33%) Multimedia
3 3 (8.33%) Marketing
4 2 (5.56%) Advertising
5 1 (2.78%) Spanish Language
5 1 (2.78%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 13 (36.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (22.22%) Analyst
3 7 (19.44%) Network Engineer
3 7 (19.44%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) IT Manager
6 3 (8.33%) Support Assistant
6 3 (8.33%) IT Support Assistant
6 3 (8.33%) IT Assistant
6 3 (8.33%) IT Support
7 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Team Leader
7 2 (5.56%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Service Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Team Leader
8 1 (2.78%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) Help Desk Support
8 1 (2.78%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Digital Media
2 4 (11.11%) Blackberry
3 3 (8.33%) EqualLogic
4 1 (2.78%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (63.89%) Windows 8
3 21 (58.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 21 (58.33%) Windows Vista
3 21 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (41.67%) Windows 7
5 10 (27.78%) Windows 2000
6 3 (8.33%) Linux
6 3 (8.33%) CentOS
6 3 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) Identity Management
2 7 (19.44%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (13.89%) Configuration Management
4 4 (11.11%) Service Management
4 4 (11.11%) Asset Management
4 4 (11.11%) Project Planning
4 4 (11.11%) Problem Management
4 4 (11.11%) Data Protection
4 4 (11.11%) Capacity Management
5 3 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (8.33%) Business Continuity
5 3 (8.33%) Project Management
6 2 (5.56%) Software Deployment
7 1 (2.78%) Use Case
7 1 (2.78%) ITIL
7 1 (2.78%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.56%) VBScript
2 1 (2.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 6 (16.67%) MCTS
3 6 (16.67%) MCP
3 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (11.11%) MCSE
4 4 (11.11%) MCITP
5 3 (8.33%) DV Cleared
6 2 (5.56%) MCDST
7 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 26 (72.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (61.11%) Active Directory
3 19 (52.78%) VMware ESX
3 19 (52.78%) vSphere
4 9 (25.00%) Terminal Services
5 5 (13.89%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (8.33%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (5.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 12 (33.33%) Backup Exec
2 7 (19.44%) Norton AntiVirus
2 7 (19.44%) NetBackup
2 7 (19.44%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (8.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (8.33%) WSUS
3 3 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (72.22%) Microsoft
1 26 (72.22%) VMware
2 9 (25.00%) McAfee
3 7 (19.44%) Symantec
4 4 (11.11%) Oracle
5 3 (8.33%) Cisco
5 3 (8.33%) Dell
5 3 (8.33%) Red Hat
5 3 (8.33%) Juniper
6 2 (5.56%) Citrix
7 1 (2.78%) NetApp
7 1 (2.78%) Lotus
7 1 (2.78%) Sophos
7 1 (2.78%) Altiris
7 1 (2.78%) WatchGuard