The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 30 42 35
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -7
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 10 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 5.26% 2.81% 2.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.93% 10.77% 9.68%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 9
Average salary £25,000 £23,750 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +7.95%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%
Windows XP
London

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

Operating Systems Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
67 65 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 35.26% 26.10% 26.42%
Number of salaries quoted 49 50 93
Average salary £27,500 £27,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Windows XP
Salary Trend in Croydon

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

Windows XP Salary Trend in Croydon

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (65.00%) MS Office
4 11 (55.00%) Active Directory
5 8 (40.00%) SQL
5 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (35.00%) Citrix
7 6 (30.00%) Oracle
8 5 (25.00%) Windows Vista
8 5 (25.00%) ITIL V3
8 5 (25.00%) ITIL
9 4 (20.00%) Windows 8
10 3 (15.00%) Backup Exec
10 3 (15.00%) LAN
11 2 (10.00%) VoIP
11 2 (10.00%) WAN
11 2 (10.00%) FTP
11 2 (10.00%) Mac OS X
11 2 (10.00%) Apple
11 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
11 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
11 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
11 2 (10.00%) ISDN
11 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (10.00%) Blackberry
11 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
11 2 (10.00%) Firewall
11 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
11 2 (10.00%) Network Security
11 2 (10.00%) Google

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) OnBase
2 1 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 13 (65.00%) MS Office
2 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) LAN
2 2 (10.00%) VoIP
2 2 (10.00%) WAN
2 2 (10.00%) FTP
2 2 (10.00%) ISDN
2 2 (10.00%) Firewall
2 2 (10.00%) Network Security
3 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) 1st Line Support
2 6 (30.00%) Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Service Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Help Desk Support
4 4 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (15.00%) Support Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) IT Manager
6 2 (10.00%) IT Support
6 2 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Systems Manager
7 1 (5.00%) Help Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (25.00%) Windows Vista
4 4 (20.00%) Windows 8
5 2 (10.00%) Mac OS X
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) ITIL V3
1 5 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.00%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) SQL
System Software
1 11 (55.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (35.00%) Citrix
3 6 (30.00%) Oracle
4 2 (10.00%) Apple
4 2 (10.00%) Google
5 1 (5.00%) Symantec
5 1 (5.00%) Sophos
5 1 (5.00%) Sage
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