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

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 29 28 24
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 12 13 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 4.86% 5.56% 7.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.63% 17.11% 14.91%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 14
Average salary £25,000 £23,500 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £22,100
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £29,550
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £26,500 £27,000
% change year-on-year
-5.66% -1.85%
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
82 76 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 33.20% 32.48% 53.52%
Number of salaries quoted 69 70 110
Average salary £32,500 £31,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.17% -25.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £23,900
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,200 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-0.80% -

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
Salary Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Windows XP Salary Histogram in Croydon

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
3 9 (64.29%) MS Office
4 8 (57.14%) ITIL
5 7 (50.00%) ITIL V3
5 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 5 (35.71%) Windows Vista
7 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
8 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
8 3 (21.43%) LAN
8 3 (21.43%) VoIP
8 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
8 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (21.43%) Windows 8
8 3 (21.43%) Backup Exec
8 3 (21.43%) Firewall
9 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
9 2 (14.29%) Network Security
9 2 (14.29%) Symantec
9 2 (14.29%) Sophos
9 2 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (14.29%) ISDN
9 2 (14.29%) FTP
9 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
9 2 (14.29%) SQL
9 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (7.14%) Photoshop
10 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
10 1 (7.14%) Linux

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 2 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.14%) OnBase
Applications
1 9 (64.29%) MS Office
2 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 1 (7.14%) Photoshop
3 1 (7.14%) Maya
3 1 (7.14%) 3ds Max
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) LAN
1 3 (21.43%) VoIP
1 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
1 3 (21.43%) Firewall
2 2 (14.29%) Network Security
2 2 (14.29%) ISDN
2 2 (14.29%) FTP
3 1 (7.14%) WAN
3 1 (7.14%) DHCP
3 1 (7.14%) DNS
3 1 (7.14%) SAN
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (7.14%) NAS
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
1 1 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Legal
2 1 (7.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Analyst
2 8 (57.14%) Help Desk Support
2 8 (57.14%) Service Desk Analyst
2 8 (57.14%) 1st Line Support
2 8 (57.14%) Service Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) IT Support
3 2 (14.29%) IT Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Support
4 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Manager
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Vista
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (21.43%) Windows 8
5 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) ITIL
2 7 (50.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.14%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Backup Exec
2 1 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Symantec
2 2 (14.29%) Sophos
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) Apple
3 1 (7.14%) Sage
3 1 (7.14%) Acronis
3 1 (7.14%) Perforce
3 1 (7.14%) VMware