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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 226 166 142
Rank change year-on-year
-60 -24
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 38 100 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.54% 1.37% 1.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.08% 5.04% 5.87%
Number of salaries quoted 36 74 108
Average salary £26,250 £23,750 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -12.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £17,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
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
1824 1986 2011
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 25.96% 27.11% 29.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1461 1635 1693
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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 -13 23 £23,000 -14.81% 2
Essex -9 11 £26,500 +6.00%
Bedfordshire -7 3 £26,000 -3.70% 1
Cambridgeshire -9 3 £37,500 +66.66% 3
Suffolk -24 3 £19,000 +8.57%
Norfolk +10 1 - -
Windows XP
England

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 113 (100.00%) Windows
2 93 (82.30%) Active Directory
3 66 (58.41%) Microsoft
4 63 (55.75%) MS Office
5 58 (51.33%) Windows 7
6 51 (45.13%) Windows Server
7 49 (43.36%) Windows Server 2008
8 46 (40.71%) MS Exchange
9 44 (38.94%) Windows 8
10 43 (38.05%) MS Excel
11 38 (33.63%) DHCP
11 38 (33.63%) DNS
12 37 (32.74%) ITIL
13 35 (30.97%) Windows Server 2003
14 33 (29.20%) Windows Server 2012
15 29 (25.66%) VPN
15 29 (25.66%) Citrix
15 29 (25.66%) Driving Licence
16 25 (22.12%) Firewall
17 24 (21.24%) TCP/IP
18 22 (19.47%) Apple
19 20 (17.70%) SQL
20 18 (15.93%) SQL Server
20 18 (15.93%) SMTP
20 18 (15.93%) Finance
21 16 (14.16%) Hyper-V
21 16 (14.16%) Exchange Server 2010
21 16 (14.16%) Office 365
21 16 (14.16%) VMware
21 16 (14.16%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 46 (40.71%) MS Exchange
2 16 (14.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (12.39%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (10.62%) Exchange Server 2003
5 10 (8.85%) IIS
6 7 (6.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 7 (6.19%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (6.19%) Tomcat
7 6 (5.31%) Apache
7 6 (5.31%) Skype for Business
8 4 (3.54%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2000
10 2 (1.77%) IBM Notes
10 2 (1.77%) SharePoint
10 2 (1.77%) WebSphere
10 2 (1.77%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 63 (55.75%) MS Office
2 43 (38.05%) MS Excel
3 6 (5.31%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (5.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.77%) Maximo
2 1 (0.88%) CA PPM
2 1 (0.88%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 16 (14.16%) Office 365
2 13 (11.50%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 38 (33.63%) DHCP
1 38 (33.63%) DNS
2 29 (25.66%) VPN
3 25 (22.12%) Firewall
4 24 (21.24%) TCP/IP
5 18 (15.93%) SMTP
6 13 (11.50%) Wi-Fi
7 11 (9.73%) WAN
8 9 (7.96%) Wireless
9 6 (5.31%) DMZ
9 6 (5.31%) IMAP
9 6 (5.31%) Skype
9 6 (5.31%) VLAN
9 6 (5.31%) VoIP
10 4 (3.54%) Remote Desktop
11 3 (2.65%) Internet
11 3 (2.65%) NAS
11 3 (2.65%) SAN
12 2 (1.77%) Network Security
13 1 (0.88%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.93%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.31%) Oracle Database
3 5 (4.42%) MySQL
3 5 (4.42%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.42%) SQL Server 2000
3 5 (4.42%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (3.54%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.77%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (1.77%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.88%) InterBase
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.88%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (1.77%) PowerBuilder
2 1 (0.88%) Subversion
General
1 18 (15.93%) Finance
2 9 (7.96%) Banking
3 2 (1.77%) Law
3 2 (1.77%) Legal
3 2 (1.77%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.88%) Advertising
4 1 (0.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (30.09%) 2nd Line Support
2 31 (27.43%) Analyst
3 29 (25.66%) IT Support
4 28 (24.78%) Support Engineer
5 23 (20.35%) Support Analyst
6 22 (19.47%) Desktop Support
7 20 (17.70%) Support Technician
8 18 (15.93%) IT Engineer
9 17 (15.04%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 17 (15.04%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 16 (14.16%) 1st Line Support
11 15 (13.27%) IT Analyst
12 14 (12.39%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
12 14 (12.39%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
12 14 (12.39%) Senior IT Support
13 13 (11.50%) 2nd Line Support Technician
14 11 (9.73%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 11 (9.73%) Desktop Support Engineer
14 11 (9.73%) IT Technician
14 11 (9.73%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.96%) Web Services
2 6 (5.31%) MAPI
3 4 (3.54%) LAMP
3 4 (3.54%) XML
4 2 (1.77%) .NET
4 2 (1.77%) CSS
4 2 (1.77%) HTML
5 1 (0.88%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 29 (25.66%) Driving Licence
2 7 (6.19%) iPhone
3 6 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.31%) Blackberry
3 6 (5.31%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.31%) PDA
4 5 (4.42%) NHS
5 4 (3.54%) Client/Server
5 4 (3.54%) CMDB
5 4 (3.54%) Reference Data
6 3 (2.65%) Replication
7 2 (1.77%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 113 (100.00%) Windows
2 58 (51.33%) Windows 7
3 51 (45.13%) Windows Server
4 49 (43.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 44 (38.94%) Windows 8
6 35 (30.97%) Windows Server 2003
7 33 (29.20%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (14.16%) Linux
9 9 (7.96%) Windows Vista
10 7 (6.19%) Android
11 6 (5.31%) Unix
11 6 (5.31%) Windows 10
11 6 (5.31%) Windows Mobile
12 4 (3.54%) Windows 2000
13 3 (2.65%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.88%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.88%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.88%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (32.74%) ITIL
2 10 (8.85%) Document Management
2 10 (8.85%) Project Management
2 10 (8.85%) Service Management
3 6 (5.31%) Asset Management
3 6 (5.31%) Migration
3 6 (5.31%) Service Delivery
3 6 (5.31%) Software Deployment
3 6 (5.31%) Time Management
4 5 (4.42%) Logistics
5 4 (3.54%) Data Cleansing
5 4 (3.54%) Data Transformation
5 4 (3.54%) ETL
5 4 (3.54%) ITSM
5 4 (3.54%) Line Management
5 4 (3.54%) Project Planning
5 4 (3.54%) Workflow
6 3 (2.65%) ERP
6 3 (2.65%) Incident Management
6 3 (2.65%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (17.70%) SQL
2 7 (6.19%) Java
3 4 (3.54%) C
3 4 (3.54%) PHP
3 4 (3.54%) VB
4 3 (2.65%) C++
4 3 (2.65%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.77%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.77%) Python
5 2 (1.77%) VBScript
6 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (13.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (12.39%) MCP
3 11 (9.73%) Degree
4 10 (8.85%) MCSA
5 8 (7.08%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (3.54%) CCNA
6 4 (3.54%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.65%) CCNP
7 3 (2.65%) DBS Check
7 3 (2.65%) MCSE
8 1 (0.88%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.88%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.62%) SLA
2 5 (4.42%) HL7
3 1 (0.88%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 93 (82.30%) Active Directory
2 16 (14.16%) Hyper-V
3 14 (12.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.65%) NFS
4 3 (2.65%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (2.65%) vSphere
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (6.19%) SCCM
2 6 (5.31%) Backup Exec
3 4 (3.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.88%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.88%) Nagios
Vendors
1 66 (58.41%) Microsoft
2 29 (25.66%) Citrix
3 22 (19.47%) Apple
4 16 (14.16%) VMware
5 13 (11.50%) Google
6 11 (9.73%) Cisco
7 9 (7.96%) Oracle
8 7 (6.19%) Draytek
8 7 (6.19%) Sage
9 6 (5.31%) Adobe
10 5 (4.42%) HP
11 4 (3.54%) Altiris
11 4 (3.54%) FrontRange
11 4 (3.54%) PeopleSoft
11 4 (3.54%) SonicWALL
11 4 (3.54%) Sophos
12 3 (2.65%) Veeam
13 2 (1.77%) IBM
13 2 (1.77%) Northgate
13 2 (1.77%) SAP
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