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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 154 111 93
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -18
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 28 71 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.73% 1.92% 2.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.48% 7.82% 7.46%
Number of salaries quoted 18 62 69
Average salary £20,500 £28,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.78% -25.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,500 £19,075 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £40,000 £46,200
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%
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
804 908 938
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 21.09% 24.61% 29.48%
Number of salaries quoted 636 768 808
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £22,733
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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
Northamptonshire -3 9 £19,000 -28.30% 3
Nottinghamshire -20 9 £30,000 -11.11% 1
Leicestershire -12 5 £20,000 -38.46%
Derbyshire -14 5 £21,000 -35.38%
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 65 (100.00%) Windows
2 38 (58.46%) Active Directory
3 31 (47.69%) Microsoft
4 30 (46.15%) MS Office
5 28 (43.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 27 (41.54%) MS Exchange
7 26 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (30.77%) MS Excel
9 19 (29.23%) Windows 8
10 18 (27.69%) Windows 7
11 16 (24.62%) SQL
12 12 (18.46%) ITIL
12 12 (18.46%) Service Delivery
13 11 (16.92%) Microsoft Certification
13 11 (16.92%) Exchange Server 2010
14 10 (15.38%) VPN
15 9 (13.85%) LAN
15 9 (13.85%) WAN
15 9 (13.85%) SQL Server
15 9 (13.85%) VMware
15 9 (13.85%) Retail
15 9 (13.85%) Degree
16 8 (12.31%) SLA
16 8 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
16 8 (12.31%) SCCM
17 7 (10.77%) Windows Server 2012
17 7 (10.77%) MCSA
17 7 (10.77%) MCP
17 7 (10.77%) Finance
17 7 (10.77%) Windows Vista

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 27 (41.54%) MS Exchange
2 11 (16.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (6.15%) IIS
5 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 30 (46.15%) MS Office
2 20 (30.77%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.54%) Acrobat
3 1 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.54%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.38%) VPN
2 9 (13.85%) LAN
2 9 (13.85%) WAN
3 5 (7.69%) Internet
4 4 (6.15%) DHCP
4 4 (6.15%) DNS
4 4 (6.15%) Structured Cabling
5 3 (4.62%) Firewall
6 2 (3.08%) Network Security
7 1 (1.54%) SAN
7 1 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.54%) VLAN
7 1 (1.54%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.54%) DB2
2 1 (1.54%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (4.62%) HP UFT
2 2 (3.08%) TestPartner
3 1 (1.54%) JIRA
3 1 (1.54%) Selenium
3 1 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.54%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (1.54%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.54%) Bugzilla
3 1 (1.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.54%) TestDirector
General
1 9 (13.85%) Retail
2 7 (10.77%) Finance
3 5 (7.69%) Manufacturing
4 4 (6.15%) Polish Language
4 4 (6.15%) Spanish Language
4 4 (6.15%) Swedish Language
5 2 (3.08%) Legal
6 1 (1.54%) Banking
6 1 (1.54%) Law
Job Titles
1 24 (36.92%) Analyst
2 19 (29.23%) 1st Line Support
3 15 (23.08%) IT Support
4 11 (16.92%) Support Engineer
4 11 (16.92%) Support Analyst
5 8 (12.31%) Support Technician
5 8 (12.31%) Administrator
6 7 (10.77%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 6 (9.23%) Network Support
7 6 (9.23%) Network Administrator
7 6 (9.23%) IT Support Engineer
7 6 (9.23%) Test Analyst
8 5 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
9 4 (6.15%) Service Analyst
9 4 (6.15%) Field Engineer
9 4 (6.15%) Service Desk Analyst
9 4 (6.15%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (6.15%) Help Desk Analyst
9 4 (6.15%) IT Support Technician
9 4 (6.15%) 1st Line Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.23%) .NET
2 4 (6.15%) ASP.NET
3 3 (4.62%) Web Services
4 1 (1.54%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.15%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.54%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.54%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.54%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.54%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (1.54%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 65 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (43.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 26 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (29.23%) Windows 8
5 18 (27.69%) Windows 7
6 7 (10.77%) Windows Vista
6 7 (10.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (4.62%) Linux
7 3 (4.62%) Windows 2000
8 2 (3.08%) Ubuntu
8 2 (3.08%) UNIX
9 1 (1.54%) Android
9 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (18.46%) ITIL
1 12 (18.46%) Service Delivery
2 5 (7.69%) Workflow
2 5 (7.69%) TDD
2 5 (7.69%) Automated Testing
2 5 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (7.69%) Mentoring
3 4 (6.15%) Software Testing
3 4 (6.15%) Logistics
4 3 (4.62%) Project Management
4 3 (4.62%) Release Management
4 3 (4.62%) SDLC
5 2 (3.08%) Software Licensing
5 2 (3.08%) System Testing
5 2 (3.08%) Data Protection
5 2 (3.08%) Scrum
5 2 (3.08%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (3.08%) Integration Testing
6 1 (1.54%) Test Management
6 1 (1.54%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (24.62%) SQL
2 4 (6.15%) VB.NET
3 2 (3.08%) C#
4 1 (1.54%) Java
4 1 (1.54%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.54%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (16.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (13.85%) Degree
3 7 (10.77%) MCP
3 7 (10.77%) MCSA
4 6 (9.23%) ISEB
5 4 (6.15%) MCSE
5 4 (6.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (6.15%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.31%) SLA
2 5 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 38 (58.46%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.23%) Hyper-V
3 5 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.08%) XenApp
5 1 (1.54%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (12.31%) SCCM
2 2 (3.08%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.54%) MAILsweeper
3 1 (1.54%) DameWare
Vendors
1 31 (47.69%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.85%) VMware
3 4 (6.15%) Cisco
4 3 (4.62%) Oracle
4 3 (4.62%) Citrix
5 2 (3.08%) Avaya
5 2 (3.08%) Google
6 1 (1.54%) NetApp
6 1 (1.54%) Perforce
6 1 (1.54%) Adobe