The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the East of England region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 132 137 130
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 135 117 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.70% 1.53% 1.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.03% 5.11% 5.87%
Number of salaries quoted 124 106 127
Average salary £25,000 £27,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.40% +1.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,300 £16,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,550 £39,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,500 £28,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year
-8.92% +5.66%
Operating Systems Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2238 2289 2606
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 28.15% 29.95% 30.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1830 1920 2151
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +3.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,900 £25,000
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
England

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 1 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 1 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 -14 55 £27,500 +17.02% 5
Essex +7 30 £22,000 -18.51% 1
Cambridgeshire +1 26 £22,000 -22.80% 7
Bedfordshire +6 13 £37,000 -22.10% 2
Suffolk +11 6 £22,750 -12.50% 1
Norfolk +12 5 £23,500 +11.90%
East Anglia - 1 - -
Windows XP
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 269 (100.00%) Windows
2 150 (55.76%) Microsoft
3 129 (47.96%) Active Directory
4 126 (46.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 117 (43.49%) MS Office
6 116 (43.12%) Windows Server 2003
7 108 (40.15%) Windows 7
8 101 (37.55%) MS Excel
9 90 (33.46%) MS Exchange
10 77 (28.62%) Windows Vista
11 68 (25.28%) VMware
12 63 (23.42%) TCP/IP
13 62 (23.05%) DNS
14 53 (19.70%) Microsoft Certification
15 52 (19.33%) ITIL
16 47 (17.47%) SQL Server
16 47 (17.47%) Exchange Server 2007
16 47 (17.47%) Exchange Server 2010
17 46 (17.10%) Citrix
17 46 (17.10%) Firewall
18 44 (16.36%) VMware Infrastructure
19 39 (14.50%) SQL
20 35 (13.01%) MCP
20 35 (13.01%) Cisco
21 34 (12.64%) MCSE
22 33 (12.27%) SharePoint
22 33 (12.27%) DHCP
23 32 (11.90%) LAN
23 32 (11.90%) VPN
24 29 (10.78%) Windows 8

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 90 (33.46%) MS Exchange
2 47 (17.47%) Exchange Server 2007
2 47 (17.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 33 (12.27%) SharePoint
4 25 (9.29%) IIS
5 21 (7.81%) Exchange Server 2003
6 18 (6.69%) SharePoint Server
7 8 (2.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 6 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (2.23%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.74%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.74%) WebSphere Portal
9 2 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.74%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.37%) CMS
10 1 (0.37%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 117 (43.49%) MS Office
2 101 (37.55%) MS Excel
3 10 (3.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.49%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.49%) MS Project
5 1 (0.37%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.37%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.37%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 3 (1.12%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.74%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.37%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.49%) Google Apps
3 3 (1.12%) Office 365
4 1 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (23.42%) TCP/IP
2 62 (23.05%) DNS
3 46 (17.10%) Firewall
4 33 (12.27%) DHCP
5 32 (11.90%) LAN
5 32 (11.90%) VPN
6 26 (9.67%) Internet
7 24 (8.92%) Network Security
8 23 (8.55%) WAN
9 19 (7.06%) HTTP
9 19 (7.06%) VLAN
10 18 (6.69%) SAN
11 17 (6.32%) SSL
12 16 (5.95%) HTTPS
13 13 (4.83%) VoIP
14 7 (2.60%) IP Telephony
15 6 (2.23%) Wireless
15 6 (2.23%) VRRP
16 5 (1.86%) iSCSI
17 3 (1.12%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (17.47%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (1.49%) SQL Server 2000
3 4 (1.49%) MySQL
4 3 (1.12%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.74%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.74%) Oracle8/8i Database
5 2 (0.74%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.37%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.74%) PowerBuilder
2 2 (0.74%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.37%) Subversion
3 1 (0.37%) Dreamweaver
General
1 15 (5.58%) Retail
2 12 (4.46%) Finance
3 7 (2.60%) Back Office
4 6 (2.23%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.23%) Legal
5 5 (1.86%) Law
6 3 (1.12%) Banking
6 3 (1.12%) Marketing
7 2 (0.74%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.74%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 89 (33.09%) Analyst
2 53 (19.70%) Support Analyst
3 47 (17.47%) IT Support
4 45 (16.73%) Support Engineer
5 38 (14.13%) 2nd Line Support
6 31 (11.52%) Help Desk Analyst
6 31 (11.52%) Service Desk Analyst
7 30 (11.15%) 1st Line Support
7 30 (11.15%) Service Analyst
8 25 (9.29%) Technical Support
9 24 (8.92%) IT Support Analyst
10 21 (7.81%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 21 (7.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 19 (7.06%) 1st Line Support Analyst
12 18 (6.69%) Administrator
13 17 (6.32%) Support Technician
14 16 (5.95%) Technical Manager
15 14 (5.20%) Support Manager
16 13 (4.83%) Help Desk Administrator
17 12 (4.46%) Technical Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (6.69%) .NET
2 4 (1.49%) CSS
2 4 (1.49%) HTML
3 2 (0.74%) jQuery
3 2 (0.74%) .NET Framework
3 2 (0.74%) ADO.NET
3 2 (0.74%) ASP.NET
3 2 (0.74%) Web Services
3 2 (0.74%) XML
4 1 (0.37%) LAMP
4 1 (0.37%) Ajax
4 1 (0.37%) XSLT
4 1 (0.37%) SOAP
4 1 (0.37%) COM
4 1 (0.37%) XHTML
4 1 (0.37%) Flash
4 1 (0.37%) Middleware
4 1 (0.37%) WSDL
4 1 (0.37%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (0.37%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.32%) Blackberry
2 12 (4.46%) Firmware
3 10 (3.72%) Replication
4 7 (2.60%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.23%) Mathematics
5 6 (2.23%) iPhone
5 6 (2.23%) iPad
6 4 (1.49%) EPoS
7 3 (1.12%) EqualLogic
7 3 (1.12%) Smartphone
8 2 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.74%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.74%) Handset
9 1 (0.37%) AS400
9 1 (0.37%) SecurID
9 1 (0.37%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.37%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.37%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.37%) CCTV
9 1 (0.37%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 269 (100.00%) Windows
2 126 (46.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 116 (43.12%) Windows Server 2003
4 108 (40.15%) Windows 7
5 77 (28.62%) Windows Vista
6 29 (10.78%) Windows 8
6 29 (10.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (6.32%) Linux
8 7 (2.60%) Windows 2000
9 6 (2.23%) Mac OS X
10 5 (1.86%) UNIX
11 3 (1.12%) Windows NT
11 3 (1.12%) CentOS
12 2 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.74%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.74%) VMS
12 2 (0.74%) AIX
13 1 (0.37%) SUSE
13 1 (0.37%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.37%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (19.33%) ITIL
2 9 (3.35%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (3.35%) Incident Management
3 8 (2.97%) CRM
3 8 (2.97%) Change Management
4 7 (2.60%) Project Management
4 7 (2.60%) Service Delivery
5 6 (2.23%) Problem Management
5 6 (2.23%) Change Control
6 5 (1.86%) Network Management
7 4 (1.49%) Time Management
7 4 (1.49%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (1.49%) Integration Testing
7 4 (1.49%) Service Desk Management
7 4 (1.49%) Web Design
8 3 (1.12%) Migration
8 3 (1.12%) Service Management
8 3 (1.12%) Software Engineering
8 3 (1.12%) E-Commerce
8 3 (1.12%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 39 (14.50%) SQL
2 12 (4.46%) C#
3 11 (4.09%) VB.NET
4 9 (3.35%) C
5 8 (2.97%) VBScript
6 7 (2.60%) PowerShell
7 6 (2.23%) C++
8 4 (1.49%) VB
9 3 (1.12%) Java
10 2 (0.74%) Python
10 2 (0.74%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.74%) VB6
11 1 (0.37%) XAML
11 1 (0.37%) PHP
11 1 (0.37%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.37%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 53 (19.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (13.01%) MCP
3 34 (12.64%) MCSE
4 25 (9.29%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (8.92%) CCNA
6 22 (8.18%) Degree
7 20 (7.43%) MCSA
8 14 (5.20%) CCSP
8 14 (5.20%) CCNP
8 14 (5.20%) CCIP
9 8 (2.97%) MCITP
9 8 (2.97%) Security Cleared
10 7 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (2.60%) SC Cleared
11 6 (2.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (1.49%) MCTS
12 4 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (1.49%) ISEB
13 3 (1.12%) Citrix Certification
13 3 (1.12%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.81%) SLA
2 2 (0.74%) QA
3 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 129 (47.96%) Active Directory
2 44 (16.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (9.29%) Terminal Services
4 22 (8.18%) Hyper-V
5 13 (4.83%) ISA Server
5 13 (4.83%) Forefront TMG
6 12 (4.46%) UAG
7 8 (2.97%) vSphere
8 5 (1.86%) VMware ESX
9 4 (1.49%) XenApp
9 4 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.74%) XenServer
10 2 (0.74%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.37%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (5.58%) Backup Exec
2 4 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.12%) SCCM
4 2 (0.74%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.74%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 2 (0.74%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.37%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.37%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.37%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.37%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.37%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.37%) SCOM
Vendors
1 150 (55.76%) Microsoft
2 68 (25.28%) VMware
3 46 (17.10%) Citrix
4 35 (13.01%) Cisco
5 15 (5.58%) HP
5 15 (5.58%) Symantec
6 11 (4.09%) Avaya
6 11 (4.09%) LANDesk
7 9 (3.35%) Oracle
8 7 (2.60%) Lotus
8 7 (2.60%) Dell
8 7 (2.60%) SonicWALL
9 5 (1.86%) SAP
9 5 (1.86%) CheckPoint
10 4 (1.49%) Apple
10 4 (1.49%) Google
11 3 (1.12%) Barracuda Networks
11 3 (1.12%) ProCurve
12 2 (0.74%) Orchard
12 2 (0.74%) IBM
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