The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 55 43 44
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 3 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 0.65% 3.44% 1.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.91% 15.63% 5.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 2
Average salary £30,000 £24,500 £20,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.44% +19.51%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £26,000 £27,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -3.70%
Windows XP
Gloucestershire

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

Operating Systems Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
157 64 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 33.76% 21.99% 28.03%
Number of salaries quoted 134 57 62
Average salary £31,500 £35,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Windows XP
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

Windows XP Salary Trend in Cheltenham

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) MS Office
2 7 (77.78%) Windows 7
3 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
4 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 5 (55.56%) Finance
4 5 (55.56%) VMware
5 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (33.33%) ITIL
6 3 (33.33%) Citrix
6 3 (33.33%) XenApp
6 3 (33.33%) Windows 8
6 3 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (22.22%) SQL
7 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
7 2 (22.22%) Service Management
7 2 (22.22%) Firewall
7 2 (22.22%) Backup Exec
7 2 (22.22%) Network Security
7 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (11.11%) VBA
8 1 (11.11%) MS Access
8 1 (11.11%) ERP
8 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
8 1 (11.11%) LAN
8 1 (11.11%) WAN

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (77.78%) MS Office
2 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
1 2 (22.22%) Network Security
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
2 1 (11.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) MS Access
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Support Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Desktop Support
3 3 (33.33%) Desktop Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Support Technician
4 2 (22.22%) Systems Support
5 1 (11.11%) IT Manager
5 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (11.11%) Administrator
5 1 (11.11%) Systems Manager
5 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Technician
5 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Technician
5 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Technician
5 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 1 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Windows 7
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (33.33%) Windows 8
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
1 3 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (22.22%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) VBA
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (33.33%) XenApp
4 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Backup Exec
2 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
1 5 (55.56%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) Apple
3 1 (11.11%) Websense
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Kaspersky
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco