The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 109 105 94
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -11
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 4 7 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.25% 0.48% 1.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.72% 1.35% 3.43%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 20
Average salary £25,500 £28,500 £26,024
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +9.51%
UK excluding London average salary £25,250 £25,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year
+1.00% -3.84%
Windows XP
Cambridgeshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
552 520 700
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 35.09% 35.71% 38.85%
Number of salaries quoted 463 426 591
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £25,240
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Windows XP
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Windows XP Salary Trend in Cambridge

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 12 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 12 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 11 (91.67%) MS Office
3 10 (83.33%) ITIL
4 7 (58.33%) Service Delivery
4 7 (58.33%) SLA
5 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (16.67%) MCP
7 2 (16.67%) MCSE
8 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
8 1 (8.33%) Firewall
8 1 (8.33%) VMware
8 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
8 1 (8.33%) Banking
8 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
8 1 (8.33%) MOS
8 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
8 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (8.33%) Veeam
8 1 (8.33%) FalconStor
8 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 11 (91.67%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) VoIP
1 1 (8.33%) VPN
1 1 (8.33%) SAN
1 1 (8.33%) DMZ
1 1 (8.33%) Intranet
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Service Analyst
1 10 (83.33%) Service Desk Analyst
1 10 (83.33%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (8.33%) UNIX
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) ITIL
2 7 (58.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (16.67%) MCP
3 2 (16.67%) MCSE
4 1 (8.33%) MCSA
4 1 (8.33%) A+ Certification
4 1 (8.33%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (58.33%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (8.33%) MIMEsweeper
1 1 (8.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Nokia
2 1 (8.33%) Apple
2 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (8.33%) Symantec
2 1 (8.33%) Remedy
2 1 (8.33%) Websense
2 1 (8.33%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) Veeam
2 1 (8.33%) FalconStor
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco