The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 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 Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 101 101 108
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 18 16 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.01% 0.97% 0.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.05% 2.75% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 18 16 11
Average salary £21,000 £31,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +14.54%
UK excluding London average salary £25,500 £28,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year
-8.92% +7.69%
Operating Systems Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
591 581 643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 33.24% 35.04% 35.56%
Number of salaries quoted 478 505 526
Average salary £41,250 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.60% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £27,500
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
Cambridgeshire

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 28 July 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 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (76.00%) Windows 7
3 11 (44.00%) Active Directory
3 11 (44.00%) Citrix
4 10 (40.00%) Avaya
5 6 (24.00%) MS Office
6 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 4 (16.00%) iPhone
7 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
7 4 (16.00%) Internet
7 4 (16.00%) Oracle
8 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
8 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
9 2 (8.00%) QA
9 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (8.00%) Office 365
9 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (8.00%) Service Desk Management
9 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
9 2 (8.00%) Wireless
9 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
9 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (8.00%) Marketing
9 2 (8.00%) Degree
9 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (8.00%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 2 (8.00%) Oracle9i Database

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 2 (8.00%) IBM Notes
1 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) IIS
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) MS Office
2 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (8.00%) MS Project
3 2 (8.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) Internet
2 2 (8.00%) Wireless
3 1 (4.00%) LAN
3 1 (4.00%) VoIP
3 1 (4.00%) WAN
3 1 (4.00%) DHCP
3 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.00%) VPN
3 1 (4.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle8/8i Database
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (8.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Administrator
1 11 (44.00%) Help Desk Administrator
2 6 (24.00%) Support Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) IT Support
4 3 (12.00%) Support Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (8.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) IT Support Technician
5 2 (8.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Support Technician
5 2 (8.00%) Desktop Support
5 2 (8.00%) Graduate
6 1 (4.00%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Developer
6 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.00%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
1 1 (4.00%) HTML
1 1 (4.00%) ADO.NET
1 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.00%) CSS
1 1 (4.00%) SOAP
1 1 (4.00%) Web Services
1 1 (4.00%) XML
1 1 (4.00%) XSLT
1 1 (4.00%) WSDL
1 1 (4.00%) jQuery
1 1 (4.00%) JSON
1 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (4.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) iPhone
2 1 (4.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (76.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (8.00%) Mac OS X
4 2 (8.00%) Linux
5 1 (4.00%) UNIX
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (8.00%) Service Desk Management
1 2 (8.00%) ITIL
2 1 (4.00%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (4.00%) OO
2 1 (4.00%) Project Management
2 1 (4.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (4.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (4.00%) Workflow
2 1 (4.00%) Migration
2 1 (4.00%) Service Management
2 1 (4.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) VB
2 1 (4.00%) C#
2 1 (4.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (8.00%) MCP
2 1 (4.00%) HND
2 1 (4.00%) MCSE
2 1 (4.00%) MCSA
2 1 (4.00%) A+ Certification
2 1 (4.00%) MOS
2 1 (4.00%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (44.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (4.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) Citrix
2 10 (40.00%) Avaya
3 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (16.00%) Oracle
5 2 (8.00%) Motorola
5 2 (8.00%) Lotus
6 1 (4.00%) Cisco
6 1 (4.00%) Apple
6 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.00%) Nokia
6 1 (4.00%) Symantec
6 1 (4.00%) Remedy
6 1 (4.00%) VMware
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