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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 103 100 113
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +13
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 11 10 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.63% 0.69% 0.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.90% 1.79% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 11 10 10
Average salary £25,500 £26,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.92% -1.88%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £26,000 £27,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -3.70%
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
579 560 711
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 32.90% 38.46% 37.46%
Number of salaries quoted 469 447 561
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,500
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 19 December 2014, 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 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (96.30%) Active Directory
3 21 (77.78%) Windows 7
4 16 (59.26%) Microsoft
5 15 (55.56%) MS Office
6 10 (37.04%) ITIL
7 9 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (25.93%) SLA
8 7 (25.93%) Service Delivery
9 6 (22.22%) MCP
10 5 (18.52%) MCSE
11 4 (14.81%) MCSA
11 4 (14.81%) A+ Certification
11 4 (14.81%) MOS
11 4 (14.81%) VPN
11 4 (14.81%) VoIP
11 4 (14.81%) Internet
11 4 (14.81%) MS Exchange
11 4 (14.81%) Blackberry
11 4 (14.81%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (14.81%) Norton AntiVirus
11 4 (14.81%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 4 (14.81%) Linux
11 4 (14.81%) Incident Management
11 4 (14.81%) UNIX
11 4 (14.81%) Cisco
11 4 (14.81%) Nokia
11 4 (14.81%) Apple

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 4 (14.81%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 15 (55.56%) MS Office
2 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) VPN
1 4 (14.81%) VoIP
1 4 (14.81%) Internet
2 1 (3.70%) Firewall
2 1 (3.70%) DHCP
2 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.70%) DNS
2 1 (3.70%) SAN
2 1 (3.70%) DMZ
2 1 (3.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (3.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Analyst
2 10 (37.04%) Service Analyst
2 10 (37.04%) Service Desk Analyst
3 9 (33.33%) Support Engineer
4 7 (25.93%) IT Support
5 4 (14.81%) IT Support Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) Support Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Help Desk Administrator
7 2 (7.41%) Administrator
8 1 (3.70%) IT Support Technician
8 1 (3.70%) Help Desk Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Support Technician
8 1 (3.70%) Trainee
8 1 (3.70%) Help Desk Trainee
8 1 (3.70%) IT Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Blackberry
1 4 (14.81%) Video Conferencing
1 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.11%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (77.78%) Windows 7
3 4 (14.81%) UNIX
3 4 (14.81%) Linux
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (7.41%) Windows 8
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) ITIL
2 7 (25.93%) Service Delivery
3 4 (14.81%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.70%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (3.70%) Business Continuity
4 1 (3.70%) Asset Management
4 1 (3.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (22.22%) MCP
3 5 (18.52%) MCSE
4 4 (14.81%) MCSA
4 4 (14.81%) A+ Certification
4 4 (14.81%) MOS
5 3 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (3.70%) MCDST
6 1 (3.70%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.93%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (96.30%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (14.81%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (7.41%) SCCM
3 1 (3.70%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) Cisco
2 4 (14.81%) Nokia
2 4 (14.81%) Apple
2 4 (14.81%) CheckPoint
2 4 (14.81%) Symantec
2 4 (14.81%) Remedy
2 4 (14.81%) VMware
3 3 (11.11%) Oracle
4 2 (7.41%) Citrix
5 1 (3.70%) Avaya
5 1 (3.70%) Websense
5 1 (3.70%) Veeam
5 1 (3.70%) FalconStor
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