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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 135 147 139
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -8
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 123 114 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.56% 1.56% 1.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.50% 5.31% 5.79%
Number of salaries quoted 109 102 134
Average salary £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £16,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,125 £33,400 £41,750
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £27,500 £27,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +1.85%
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
2238 2146 2678
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 28.32% 29.38% 30.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1834 1822 2219
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £23,000
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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -1 52 £27,500 +17.02% 9
Essex +9 27 £22,000 -15.38% 3
Cambridgeshire -11 24 £25,000 -13.74% 5
Bedfordshire -1 10 £37,000 +2.06%
Suffolk +8 7 £24,000 +1.05% 1
Norfolk +11 3 £20,750 -7.77% 1
East Anglia - 1 - -
Windows XP
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 248 (100.00%) Windows
2 134 (54.03%) Microsoft
3 121 (48.79%) Active Directory
4 105 (42.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 103 (41.53%) MS Office
6 98 (39.52%) Windows 7
7 95 (38.31%) Windows Server 2003
8 91 (36.69%) MS Excel
9 79 (31.85%) MS Exchange
10 66 (26.61%) VMware
11 63 (25.40%) Windows Vista
12 61 (24.60%) TCP/IP
13 56 (22.58%) DNS
14 52 (20.97%) ITIL
15 50 (20.16%) Microsoft Certification
16 44 (17.74%) VMware Infrastructure
17 39 (15.73%) Firewall
17 39 (15.73%) SQL Server
18 38 (15.32%) Citrix
19 37 (14.92%) Exchange Server 2010
20 36 (14.52%) Exchange Server 2007
20 36 (14.52%) MCSE
21 32 (12.90%) SQL
21 32 (12.90%) MCP
21 32 (12.90%) Cisco
22 30 (12.10%) DHCP
23 28 (11.29%) VPN
23 28 (11.29%) Windows Server 2012
24 26 (10.48%) LAN
25 25 (10.08%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (31.85%) MS Exchange
2 37 (14.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 36 (14.52%) Exchange Server 2007
4 24 (9.68%) SharePoint
5 21 (8.47%) IIS
6 17 (6.85%) Exchange Server 2003
7 15 (6.05%) SharePoint Server
8 9 (3.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 6 (2.42%) IBM Notes
10 5 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.81%) WebSphere Portal
11 2 (0.81%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.81%) IBM HTTP Server
11 2 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.40%) Lotus Domino
12 1 (0.40%) CMS
12 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 103 (41.53%) MS Office
2 91 (36.69%) MS Excel
3 10 (4.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.81%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.40%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.40%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.40%) MS Project
5 1 (0.40%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 2 (0.81%) Sage 200
1 2 (0.81%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.61%) Google Apps
1 4 (1.61%) Office 365
2 3 (1.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (24.60%) TCP/IP
2 56 (22.58%) DNS
3 39 (15.73%) Firewall
4 30 (12.10%) DHCP
5 28 (11.29%) VPN
6 26 (10.48%) LAN
7 22 (8.87%) Network Security
8 21 (8.47%) Internet
9 18 (7.26%) WAN
10 17 (6.85%) HTTP
10 17 (6.85%) VLAN
11 15 (6.05%) SAN
12 14 (5.65%) HTTPS
12 14 (5.65%) SSL
13 12 (4.84%) VoIP
14 6 (2.42%) IP Telephony
15 3 (1.21%) VRRP
15 3 (1.21%) iSCSI
16 2 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
16 2 (0.81%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (15.73%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.61%) MySQL
4 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.81%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.40%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (1.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.81%) PowerBuilder
3 1 (0.40%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.40%) Subversion
General
1 15 (6.05%) Retail
1 15 (6.05%) Finance
2 7 (2.82%) Back Office
3 6 (2.42%) Legal
4 5 (2.02%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.02%) Law
4 5 (2.02%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.21%) Banking
6 2 (0.81%) Publishing
7 1 (0.40%) Advertising
7 1 (0.40%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 87 (35.08%) Analyst
2 61 (24.60%) Support Analyst
3 42 (16.94%) IT Support
3 42 (16.94%) 2nd Line Support
4 37 (14.92%) Support Engineer
5 31 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
6 30 (12.10%) Service Analyst
7 28 (11.29%) 1st Line Support
8 27 (10.89%) Technical Support
9 25 (10.08%) Help Desk Analyst
10 24 (9.68%) IT Support Analyst
11 22 (8.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 22 (8.87%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 18 (7.26%) 1st Line Support Analyst
13 16 (6.45%) Technical Manager
14 15 (6.05%) Support Technician
14 15 (6.05%) Administrator
15 14 (5.65%) Desktop Support
15 14 (5.65%) Support Manager
16 13 (5.24%) Help Desk Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.65%) .NET
2 3 (1.21%) HTML
2 3 (1.21%) CSS
3 1 (0.40%) Middleware
3 1 (0.40%) Web Services
3 1 (0.40%) XML
3 1 (0.40%) ADO.NET
3 1 (0.40%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.40%) COM
3 1 (0.40%) Flash
3 1 (0.40%) XHTML
3 1 (0.40%) LAMP
3 1 (0.40%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (0.40%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.40%) jQuery
3 1 (0.40%) WCF
3 1 (0.40%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.45%) Blackberry
2 9 (3.63%) Firmware
2 9 (3.63%) Mathematics
3 7 (2.82%) iPhone
3 7 (2.82%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.42%) iPad
5 5 (2.02%) Replication
5 5 (2.02%) Handset
6 3 (1.21%) EPoS
6 3 (1.21%) EqualLogic
6 3 (1.21%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (0.81%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.40%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.40%) Clustering
8 1 (0.40%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.40%) CCTV
8 1 (0.40%) SecurID
8 1 (0.40%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.40%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 248 (100.00%) Windows
2 105 (42.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 98 (39.52%) Windows 7
4 95 (38.31%) Windows Server 2003
5 63 (25.40%) Windows Vista
6 28 (11.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (9.68%) Windows 8
8 16 (6.45%) Linux
9 7 (2.82%) Windows 2000
10 6 (2.42%) Mac OS X
10 6 (2.42%) UNIX
11 5 (2.02%) VMS
11 5 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (1.21%) Windows NT
12 3 (1.21%) CentOS
13 2 (0.81%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.81%) AIX
14 1 (0.40%) NetWare
14 1 (0.40%) SUSE
14 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (20.97%) ITIL
2 10 (4.03%) Incident Management
3 7 (2.82%) CRM
3 7 (2.82%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (2.42%) Service Desk Management
4 6 (2.42%) Service Delivery
4 6 (2.42%) Change Management
4 6 (2.42%) E-Commerce
5 5 (2.02%) Information Security
5 5 (2.02%) Network Management
6 4 (1.61%) Time Management
6 4 (1.61%) Problem Management
6 4 (1.61%) Migration
6 4 (1.61%) Project Management
7 3 (1.21%) Service Management
7 3 (1.21%) Web Design
7 3 (1.21%) Software Engineering
7 3 (1.21%) Change Control
7 3 (1.21%) Integration Testing
7 3 (1.21%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (12.90%) SQL
2 12 (4.84%) C
3 11 (4.44%) C#
3 11 (4.44%) VB.NET
4 8 (3.23%) PowerShell
4 8 (3.23%) VBScript
5 6 (2.42%) C++
6 3 (1.21%) Java
6 3 (1.21%) VB
7 2 (0.81%) Python
7 2 (0.81%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.40%) PHP
8 1 (0.40%) ActionScript
8 1 (0.40%) FoxPro (VFP)
8 1 (0.40%) XAML
8 1 (0.40%) VB6
Qualifications
1 50 (20.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (14.52%) MCSE
3 32 (12.90%) MCP
4 25 (10.08%) Degree
5 23 (9.27%) Cisco Certification
6 22 (8.87%) CCNA
7 21 (8.47%) MCSA
8 14 (5.65%) CCNP
9 13 (5.24%) CCIP
9 13 (5.24%) CCSP
10 8 (3.23%) Security Cleared
11 7 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (2.82%) MCITP
11 7 (2.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 7 (2.82%) SC Cleared
12 3 (1.21%) ISEB
12 3 (1.21%) MOS
12 3 (1.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 2 (0.81%) MBCS
13 2 (0.81%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.65%) SLA
2 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 121 (48.79%) Active Directory
2 44 (17.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (8.47%) Hyper-V
3 21 (8.47%) Terminal Services
4 10 (4.03%) Forefront TMG
4 10 (4.03%) ISA Server
5 9 (3.63%) UAG
6 8 (3.23%) vSphere
7 5 (2.02%) VMware ESX
7 5 (2.02%) VMware Workstation
8 4 (1.61%) XenApp
9 2 (0.81%) XenServer
10 1 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.40%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (5.24%) Backup Exec
2 4 (1.61%) SCCM
2 4 (1.61%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (1.21%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.81%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (0.81%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.81%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (0.40%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.40%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.40%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.40%) WSUS
5 1 (0.40%) SCOM
5 1 (0.40%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 134 (54.03%) Microsoft
2 66 (26.61%) VMware
3 38 (15.32%) Citrix
4 32 (12.90%) Cisco
5 15 (6.05%) Symantec
6 13 (5.24%) Avaya
7 11 (4.44%) HP
7 11 (4.44%) LANDesk
8 8 (3.23%) Dell
8 8 (3.23%) Oracle
9 7 (2.82%) Lotus
10 6 (2.42%) CheckPoint
11 4 (1.61%) SonicWALL
11 4 (1.61%) Google
11 4 (1.61%) SAP
11 4 (1.61%) Apple
12 3 (1.21%) McAfee
13 2 (0.81%) Barracuda Networks
13 2 (0.81%) Orchard
13 2 (0.81%) 3Com
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