The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 122 98 127
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +29
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 60 71 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.65% 2.23% 1.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.51% 7.46% 4.71%
Number of salaries quoted 55 70 42
Average salary £27,000 £35,750 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.47% +55.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,600 £20,000 £20,050
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-5.66% -3.63%
Windows XP
England

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

Operating Systems Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
922 952 955
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 25.38% 29.88% 28.90%
Number of salaries quoted 777 833 849
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £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 the East Midlands

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Windows XP
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Windows XP Salary Trend in the East Midlands

Windows XP
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows XP across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Windows XP Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Windows XP
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 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
Leicestershire -7 22 £40,000 +5.26%
Northamptonshire -19 19 £25,000 -10.71% 5
Nottinghamshire -2 15 £27,500 +3.62% 2
Derbyshire -15 4 £27,500 -17.29%
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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.

1 141 (100.00%) Windows
2 89 (63.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 80 (56.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 78 (55.32%) Windows Vista
5 67 (47.52%) Windows 7
6 63 (44.68%) Active Directory
7 51 (36.17%) SQL
8 49 (34.75%) Microsoft
9 48 (34.04%) MS Exchange
10 44 (31.21%) MS Office
11 41 (29.08%) Degree
12 40 (28.37%) Agile Software Development
12 40 (28.37%) Automated Testing
13 39 (27.66%) Mobile App
14 30 (21.28%) Exchange Server 2007
14 30 (21.28%) ITIL
14 30 (21.28%) TCP/IP
15 29 (20.57%) Finance
16 28 (19.86%) Identity Management
17 27 (19.15%) VMware
18 25 (17.73%) MS Excel
19 24 (17.02%) ISO 9001
19 24 (17.02%) TickIT
19 24 (17.02%) Biometrics
19 24 (17.02%) Smartcard
19 24 (17.02%) Cyber Security
20 22 (15.60%) DNS
21 20 (14.18%) SLA
22 18 (12.77%) Microsoft Certification
22 18 (12.77%) SQL Server

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 48 (34.04%) MS Exchange
2 30 (21.28%) Exchange Server 2007
3 18 (12.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (9.93%) Exchange Server 2003
5 10 (7.09%) IIS
6 7 (4.96%) IBM Notes
7 5 (3.55%) Quickr
7 5 (3.55%) Lync
7 5 (3.55%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.71%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 44 (31.21%) MS Office
2 25 (17.73%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.13%) Line 500
2 1 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (21.28%) TCP/IP
2 22 (15.60%) DNS
3 17 (12.06%) DHCP
4 13 (9.22%) LAN
5 12 (8.51%) WAN
6 10 (7.09%) Firewall
7 9 (6.38%) SMTP
7 9 (6.38%) VPN
8 7 (4.96%) SSL
8 7 (4.96%) LDAP
8 7 (4.96%) BGP
9 5 (3.55%) SAN
9 5 (3.55%) Wireless
9 5 (3.55%) NetScreen
10 4 (2.84%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (2.84%) Structured Cabling
11 2 (1.42%) Internet
12 1 (0.71%) NAS
12 1 (0.71%) VoIP
12 1 (0.71%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.77%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.13%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.71%) UniData
Development Applications
1 3 (2.13%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.71%) TestPartner
2 1 (0.71%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (0.71%) MSI
General
1 29 (20.57%) Finance
2 12 (8.51%) Retail
3 5 (3.55%) Law
4 4 (2.84%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.71%) Back Office
5 1 (0.71%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.71%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 30 (21.28%) Analyst
2 24 (17.02%) Test Engineer
3 19 (13.48%) Support Analyst
4 18 (12.77%) IT Support
5 15 (10.64%) Tester
6 11 (7.80%) Service Desk Team Leader
6 11 (7.80%) Support Engineer
6 11 (7.80%) Team Leader
7 9 (6.38%) 2nd Line Support
8 8 (5.67%) Service Analyst
8 8 (5.67%) Service Desk Analyst
9 7 (4.96%) Senior Network Engineer
9 7 (4.96%) Network Engineer
9 7 (4.96%) Desktop Support
10 6 (4.26%) IT Support Analyst
10 6 (4.26%) SCCM Specialist
11 5 (3.55%) Desktop Analyst
11 5 (3.55%) Desktop Support Analyst
11 5 (3.55%) Server Support
11 5 (3.55%) Customer Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.84%) .NET
2 3 (2.13%) WPF
2 3 (2.13%) Silverlight
2 3 (2.13%) Web Services
3 1 (0.71%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 39 (27.66%) Mobile App
2 24 (17.02%) Biometrics
2 24 (17.02%) Smartcard
3 7 (4.96%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.26%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.71%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.71%) FMCG
5 1 (0.71%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.71%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.71%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.71%) EPoS
5 1 (0.71%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 141 (100.00%) Windows
2 89 (63.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 80 (56.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 78 (55.32%) Windows Vista
5 67 (47.52%) Windows 7
6 13 (9.22%) Windows 8
7 9 (6.38%) Linux
7 9 (6.38%) UNIX
8 8 (5.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (2.13%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.71%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.71%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (28.37%) Agile Software Development
1 40 (28.37%) Automated Testing
2 30 (21.28%) ITIL
3 28 (19.86%) Identity Management
4 24 (17.02%) Cyber Security
5 16 (11.35%) Manual Testing
6 15 (10.64%) Software Testing
7 7 (4.96%) Network Monitoring
7 7 (4.96%) ERP
8 5 (3.55%) Problem Management
8 5 (3.55%) Time Management
8 5 (3.55%) Incident Management
8 5 (3.55%) CRM
9 4 (2.84%) Validation
9 4 (2.84%) Service Delivery
9 4 (2.84%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (2.84%) Requirements Management
9 4 (2.84%) Knowledge Management
9 4 (2.84%) High Availability
9 4 (2.84%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 51 (36.17%) SQL
2 6 (4.26%) VBScript
2 6 (4.26%) VB
3 4 (2.84%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.13%) C#
5 2 (1.42%) COBOL
5 2 (1.42%) Java
Qualifications
1 41 (29.08%) Degree
2 18 (12.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (12.06%) MCSE
4 11 (7.80%) Security Cleared
5 10 (7.09%) MCITP
5 10 (7.09%) SC Cleared
6 9 (6.38%) MCSA
6 9 (6.38%) MCP
7 7 (4.96%) CCNP
7 7 (4.96%) CCNA
7 7 (4.96%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.71%) CCEE
9 1 (0.71%) CCIA
9 1 (0.71%) VCAP
9 1 (0.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.71%) HND
9 1 (0.71%) ISEB
9 1 (0.71%) CCA
9 1 (0.71%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (17.02%) ISO 9001
1 24 (17.02%) TickIT
2 20 (14.18%) SLA
3 1 (0.71%) QA
3 1 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 63 (44.68%) Active Directory
2 14 (9.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (8.51%) Hyper-V
4 9 (6.38%) vSphere
5 2 (1.42%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.42%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.71%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 11 (7.80%) Norton AntiVirus
2 9 (6.38%) SCCM
3 8 (5.67%) Backup Exec
3 8 (5.67%) WSUS
4 4 (2.84%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.71%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 49 (34.75%) Microsoft
2 27 (19.15%) VMware
3 12 (8.51%) Symantec
4 8 (5.67%) Citrix
5 7 (4.96%) Lotus
5 7 (4.96%) Remedy
6 5 (3.55%) Altiris
6 5 (3.55%) HP
7 4 (2.84%) Open-E
8 3 (2.13%) Cisco
8 3 (2.13%) Sage
9 2 (1.42%) Juniper
9 2 (1.42%) SAP
10 1 (0.71%) GFI Software
10 1 (0.71%) Mitel
10 1 (0.71%) Apple
10 1 (0.71%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.71%) Dell
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