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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 43 33 43
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +10
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 2 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 0.77% 5.39% 2.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.30% 13.92% 10.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 7
Average salary £36,250 £25,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.00% +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £21,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £25,000 £24,400
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
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
87 79 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 33.46% 38.73% 27.82%
Number of salaries quoted 86 61 58
Average salary £42,500 £25,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+70.00% -20.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
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
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 14 February 2016.

Windows XP Salary Histogram in Croydon

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) Citrix
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (85.71%) Hyper-V
2 6 (85.71%) XenApp
2 6 (85.71%) Windows 8
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
3 5 (71.43%) XenDesktop
3 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
3 5 (71.43%) MS Exchange
4 4 (57.14%) CCA
4 4 (57.14%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (57.14%) SQL
4 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
4 4 (57.14%) ITIL
4 4 (57.14%) Terminal Services
4 4 (57.14%) Information Security
4 4 (57.14%) Remedy
4 4 (57.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (57.14%) Wireshark
4 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (57.14%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (57.14%) Ticket Management
4 4 (57.14%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (28.57%) Replication

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 5 (71.43%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Remote Desktop
1 4 (57.14%) Wireshark
2 2 (28.57%) DHCP
2 2 (28.57%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) SAN
2 2 (28.57%) SMTP
2 2 (28.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Server Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Team Lead
4 1 (14.29%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Team Leader
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Leader
4 1 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Windows 8
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Information Security
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
1 4 (57.14%) Root Cause Analysis
1 4 (57.14%) Ticket Management
2 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (28.57%) High Availability
2 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) CCA
1 4 (57.14%) Citrix Certification
1 4 (57.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
1 6 (85.71%) Hyper-V
1 6 (85.71%) XenApp
2 5 (71.43%) XenDesktop
3 4 (57.14%) Terminal Services
3 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (28.57%) vCloud
4 2 (28.57%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Citrix
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
1 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Remedy