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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 83 41 38
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 4 39 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.48% 5.23% 5.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.79% 15.12% 24.53%
Number of salaries quoted 4 13 25
Average salary £18,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-53.75% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £18,300 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £42,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -
Windows XP
South West

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

Operating Systems Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
223 258 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 26.61% 34.58% 20.74%
Number of salaries quoted 208 194 83
Average salary £32,000 £35,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.85% +9.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £26,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Windows XP
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Windows XP Salary Trend in Dorset

Windows XP
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Poole - 2 £18,000 -
Beaminster - 1 £19,000 -
Windows XP
South West

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
3 6 (75.00%) DNS
3 6 (75.00%) TCP/IP
4 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (50.00%) Windows Vista
5 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 4 (50.00%) DHCP
6 3 (37.50%) VPN
6 3 (37.50%) MS Office
6 3 (37.50%) VMware
6 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
7 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (25.00%) Sage
7 2 (25.00%) SalesLogix
7 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
7 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (25.00%) Citrix
7 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 1 (12.50%) MS Project
8 1 (12.50%) MCP
8 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000
8 1 (12.50%) MCSE

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
2 1 (12.50%) Acrobat
2 1 (12.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) SalesLogix
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (75.00%) DNS
2 4 (50.00%) DHCP
3 3 (37.50%) VPN
4 1 (12.50%) LAN
4 1 (12.50%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 4 (50.00%) IT Support
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Support
2 2 (25.00%) Support Technician
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) iPhone
1 1 (12.50%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Vista
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
5 1 (12.50%) Android
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) MCP
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) MCSA
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) A+ Certification
1 1 (12.50%) MCTS
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Sage
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) Apple
4 1 (12.50%) Adobe