The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England 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 144 133 130
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 124 113 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.61% 1.57% 1.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.60% 5.30% 5.97%
Number of salaries quoted 104 104 143
Average salary £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £16,300 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £34,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £27,500 £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 of England region.

Operating Systems Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2213 2132 2732
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 28.73% 29.55% 30.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1814 1821 2260
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,700 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
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 of England

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Windows XP
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Windows XP Salary Trend in the East of England

Windows XP
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows XP across the East of England region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

Windows XP Salary Histogram in the East of England

Windows XP
Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England 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
Hertfordshire -3 52 £27,500 +17.02% 8
Cambridgeshire -12 30 £25,000 -13.74% 7
Essex +8 24 £21,500 -14.00% 4
Bedfordshire -9 9 £33,000 +1.53%
Suffolk 0 7 £24,000 +4.34%
Norfolk +11 2 £22,000 -2.22% 2
East Anglia - 1 - -
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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.

1 254 (100.00%) Windows
2 140 (55.12%) Microsoft
3 126 (49.61%) Active Directory
4 102 (40.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 101 (39.76%) MS Office
6 97 (38.19%) MS Excel
6 97 (38.19%) Windows 7
7 92 (36.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 79 (31.10%) MS Exchange
9 65 (25.59%) VMware
10 61 (24.02%) TCP/IP
11 60 (23.62%) Windows Vista
12 59 (23.23%) ITIL
13 57 (22.44%) DNS
14 47 (18.50%) Microsoft Certification
15 43 (16.93%) VMware Infrastructure
16 40 (15.75%) Firewall
17 38 (14.96%) Citrix
18 37 (14.57%) SQL Server
19 35 (13.78%) MCSE
19 35 (13.78%) Exchange Server 2010
20 34 (13.39%) Exchange Server 2007
21 33 (12.99%) Windows Server 2012
22 32 (12.60%) DHCP
22 32 (12.60%) Cisco
23 30 (11.81%) VPN
23 30 (11.81%) SQL
23 30 (11.81%) MCP
24 28 (11.02%) Windows 8
24 28 (11.02%) Degree

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 79 (31.10%) MS Exchange
2 35 (13.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 34 (13.39%) Exchange Server 2007
4 21 (8.27%) SharePoint
5 19 (7.48%) IIS
5 19 (7.48%) Exchange Server 2003
6 13 (5.12%) SharePoint Server
7 9 (3.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 6 (2.36%) IBM Notes
9 4 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.79%) IBM HTTP Server
10 2 (0.79%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.79%) WebSphere Portal
10 2 (0.79%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.39%) CMS
11 1 (0.39%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 101 (39.76%) MS Office
2 97 (38.19%) MS Excel
3 10 (3.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.79%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.39%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.39%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.39%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.39%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.79%) SAP FI
1 2 (0.79%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.57%) Google Apps
1 4 (1.57%) Office 365
2 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (24.02%) TCP/IP
2 57 (22.44%) DNS
3 40 (15.75%) Firewall
4 32 (12.60%) DHCP
5 30 (11.81%) VPN
6 27 (10.63%) LAN
7 20 (7.87%) Network Security
8 19 (7.48%) Internet
8 19 (7.48%) WAN
9 15 (5.91%) HTTP
9 15 (5.91%) VLAN
10 13 (5.12%) SAN
10 13 (5.12%) VoIP
11 12 (4.72%) HTTPS
11 12 (4.72%) SSL
12 6 (2.36%) IP Telephony
13 3 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
14 2 (0.79%) Wireless
14 2 (0.79%) MPLS
14 2 (0.79%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (14.57%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.57%) MySQL
4 3 (1.18%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (0.79%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.39%) SQLite
6 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.79%) PowerBuilder
3 1 (0.39%) MSI
3 1 (0.39%) Subversion
3 1 (0.39%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.39%) Dreamweaver
General
1 16 (6.30%) Finance
2 15 (5.91%) Retail
3 7 (2.76%) Back Office
4 6 (2.36%) Legal
4 6 (2.36%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.97%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.97%) Law
6 3 (1.18%) Banking
7 2 (0.79%) Publishing
8 1 (0.39%) Advertising
8 1 (0.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 89 (35.04%) Analyst
2 66 (25.98%) Support Analyst
3 44 (17.32%) 2nd Line Support
4 42 (16.54%) IT Support
5 37 (14.57%) Support Engineer
6 32 (12.60%) Service Desk Analyst
7 31 (12.20%) Service Analyst
8 27 (10.63%) 1st Line Support
8 27 (10.63%) Technical Support
9 25 (9.84%) Help Desk Analyst
10 23 (9.06%) IT Support Analyst
11 22 (8.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 22 (8.66%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 18 (7.09%) 1st Line Support Analyst
13 15 (5.91%) Support Technician
13 15 (5.91%) Desktop Support
13 15 (5.91%) Technical Manager
14 14 (5.51%) Administrator
15 13 (5.12%) Support Manager
15 13 (5.12%) Help Desk Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.12%) .NET
2 3 (1.18%) HTML
2 3 (1.18%) CSS
3 1 (0.39%) Web Services
3 1 (0.39%) XML
3 1 (0.39%) Flash
3 1 (0.39%) XHTML
3 1 (0.39%) Middleware
3 1 (0.39%) LAMP
3 1 (0.39%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.39%) WCF
3 1 (0.39%) Silverlight
3 1 (0.39%) jQuery
3 1 (0.39%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (0.39%) ADO.NET
3 1 (0.39%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.39%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.48%) Blackberry
2 10 (3.94%) Mathematics
3 8 (3.15%) Firmware
4 7 (2.76%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.76%) iPhone
5 6 (2.36%) Handset
5 6 (2.36%) iPad
6 4 (1.57%) EqualLogic
6 4 (1.57%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (1.18%) EPoS
7 3 (1.18%) Replication
8 2 (0.79%) Thin Client
8 2 (0.79%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.79%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.39%) CCTV
9 1 (0.39%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.39%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.39%) Clustering
9 1 (0.39%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 254 (100.00%) Windows
2 102 (40.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 97 (38.19%) Windows 7
4 92 (36.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 60 (23.62%) Windows Vista
6 33 (12.99%) Windows Server 2012
7 28 (11.02%) Windows 8
8 17 (6.69%) Linux
9 7 (2.76%) Windows 2000
9 7 (2.76%) UNIX
10 6 (2.36%) Mac OS X
10 6 (2.36%) VMS
10 6 (2.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.18%) CentOS
11 3 (1.18%) Windows NT
12 2 (0.79%) AIX
12 2 (0.79%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.39%) SUSE
13 1 (0.39%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.39%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (23.23%) ITIL
2 11 (4.33%) Incident Management
3 8 (3.15%) CRM
3 8 (3.15%) Service Desk Management
4 7 (2.76%) E-Commerce
5 6 (2.36%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (2.36%) Information Security
5 6 (2.36%) Mentoring
6 5 (1.97%) Network Management
6 5 (1.97%) Service Delivery
7 4 (1.57%) Change Management
7 4 (1.57%) Project Management
7 4 (1.57%) Migration
7 4 (1.57%) Time Management
7 4 (1.57%) Performance Management
8 3 (1.18%) Web Design
8 3 (1.18%) Software Engineering
8 3 (1.18%) Problem Management
8 3 (1.18%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (1.18%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (11.81%) SQL
2 13 (5.12%) C
3 11 (4.33%) C#
3 11 (4.33%) VB.NET
4 8 (3.15%) VBScript
4 8 (3.15%) PowerShell
5 6 (2.36%) C++
6 4 (1.57%) VB
7 3 (1.18%) Java
8 2 (0.79%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.79%) Python
9 1 (0.39%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 1 (0.39%) XAML
9 1 (0.39%) VB6
9 1 (0.39%) PHP
9 1 (0.39%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 47 (18.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (13.78%) MCSE
3 30 (11.81%) MCP
4 28 (11.02%) Degree
5 21 (8.27%) MCSA
5 21 (8.27%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (7.87%) CCNA
7 13 (5.12%) CCNP
8 12 (4.72%) CCIP
8 12 (4.72%) CCSP
9 8 (3.15%) Security Cleared
10 7 (2.76%) SC Cleared
10 7 (2.76%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (2.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (2.36%) MCITP
12 4 (1.57%) MOS
13 3 (1.18%) A+ Certification
13 3 (1.18%) ISEB
13 3 (1.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 2 (0.79%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.12%) SLA
2 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 126 (49.61%) Active Directory
2 43 (16.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (8.27%) Hyper-V
4 19 (7.48%) Terminal Services
5 9 (3.54%) vSphere
6 8 (3.15%) Forefront TMG
6 8 (3.15%) ISA Server
7 7 (2.76%) UAG
8 6 (2.36%) VMware Workstation
8 6 (2.36%) XenApp
9 5 (1.97%) VMware ESX
10 3 (1.18%) XenServer
11 2 (0.79%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (5.91%) Backup Exec
2 5 (1.97%) SCCM
2 5 (1.97%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (0.79%) WSUS
4 2 (0.79%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.79%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (0.39%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.39%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.39%) SCOM
5 1 (0.39%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.39%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.39%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 140 (55.12%) Microsoft
2 65 (25.59%) VMware
3 38 (14.96%) Citrix
4 32 (12.60%) Cisco
5 18 (7.09%) Symantec
6 13 (5.12%) Avaya
7 11 (4.33%) LANDesk
8 10 (3.94%) HP
9 9 (3.54%) Dell
10 8 (3.15%) Oracle
11 7 (2.76%) Lotus
11 7 (2.76%) CheckPoint
12 5 (1.97%) Apple
13 4 (1.57%) SAP
13 4 (1.57%) Google
14 3 (1.18%) Remedy
14 3 (1.18%) McAfee
14 3 (1.18%) Nokia
15 2 (0.79%) Sage
15 2 (0.79%) Juniper
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