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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 104 85 124
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +39
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 16 26 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.91% 1.66% 0.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.67% 4.24% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 16 25 2
Average salary £25,000 £28,984 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.74% +23.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,000 £21,100
10% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £31,597 £25,900
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-5.66% -3.63%
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
599 613 661
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 34.07% 39.19% 33.20%
Number of salaries quoted 495 531 562
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £27,203
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 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 September 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 21 (77.78%) Windows 7
3 17 (62.96%) Active Directory
4 11 (40.74%) Citrix
5 10 (37.04%) Avaya
6 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (18.52%) Linux
7 5 (18.52%) MS Office
7 5 (18.52%) MCP
7 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (14.81%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 4 (14.81%) Incident Management
8 4 (14.81%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (14.81%) iPhone
8 4 (14.81%) MOS
8 4 (14.81%) UNIX
8 4 (14.81%) MCSE
8 4 (14.81%) MCSA
8 4 (14.81%) MS Exchange
8 4 (14.81%) VoIP
8 4 (14.81%) A+ Certification
8 4 (14.81%) Cisco
8 4 (14.81%) VPN
8 4 (14.81%) Nokia
8 4 (14.81%) Apple
8 4 (14.81%) CheckPoint
8 4 (14.81%) Symantec
8 4 (14.81%) Remedy
8 4 (14.81%) Norton AntiVirus

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) MS Office
2 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) VoIP
1 4 (14.81%) VPN
2 3 (11.11%) Internet
3 1 (3.70%) DNS
3 1 (3.70%) DHCP
3 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Administrator
1 11 (40.74%) Help Desk Administrator
2 9 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 7 (25.93%) IT Support
4 4 (14.81%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (14.81%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) IT Support Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Graduate
5 2 (7.41%) Support Technician
5 2 (7.41%) IT Support Technician
6 1 (3.70%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Help Desk Trainee
6 1 (3.70%) IT Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.70%) Trainee
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.81%) Blackberry
2 4 (14.81%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (14.81%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (77.78%) Windows 7
3 5 (18.52%) Linux
4 4 (14.81%) UNIX
5 2 (7.41%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Vista
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.81%) Incident Management
2 1 (3.70%) Service Management
2 1 (3.70%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) MCP
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (14.81%) A+ Certification
2 4 (14.81%) MOS
2 4 (14.81%) MCSE
2 4 (14.81%) MCSA
3 1 (3.70%) HND
3 1 (3.70%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (62.96%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (14.81%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (7.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Citrix
2 10 (37.04%) Avaya
3 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 4 (14.81%) Cisco
4 4 (14.81%) Nokia
4 4 (14.81%) Apple
4 4 (14.81%) CheckPoint
4 4 (14.81%) Symantec
4 4 (14.81%) Remedy
5 3 (11.11%) VMware
5 3 (11.11%) Oracle
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Cambridge Assessment
Salary: £24,000 - £27,000
Posted: 2 days ago
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