The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire 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 98 73 49
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -24
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 3 12 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.30% 1.46% 4.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.86% 4.03% 16.92%
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 33
Average salary £47,500 £20,250 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+134.56% -26.36%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%
Windows XP
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

Operating Systems Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
349 298 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 34.69% 36.17% 24.94%
Number of salaries quoted 273 241 181
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +13.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,200 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £46,000 £46,000
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 Gloucestershire

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Windows XP
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Windows XP Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

Windows XP
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the Gloucestershire 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
Cheltenham -12 3 £47,500 +61.01%
Windows XP
South West

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (90.91%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (77.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (68.18%) Active Directory
5 14 (63.64%) VMware
6 13 (59.09%) Windows 7
7 12 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (54.55%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (54.55%) SQL Server 2005
7 12 (54.55%) SAN
7 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
7 12 (54.55%) SQL Server
8 10 (45.45%) MS Office
9 9 (40.91%) Linux
10 8 (36.36%) Dell
11 7 (31.82%) 3G
12 6 (27.27%) SCCM
12 6 (27.27%) Telecoms
12 6 (27.27%) HP
12 6 (27.27%) Cisco
12 6 (27.27%) Citrix
12 6 (27.27%) MS Exchange
12 6 (27.27%) VoIP
13 5 (22.73%) Oracle
13 5 (22.73%) PSTN
13 5 (22.73%) GPRS
13 5 (22.73%) GSM
13 5 (22.73%) EMC
13 5 (22.73%) DNS
13 5 (22.73%) DHCP

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 6 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (13.64%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (45.45%) MS Office
2 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (54.55%) SAN
2 7 (31.82%) 3G
3 6 (27.27%) VoIP
4 5 (22.73%) DHCP
4 5 (22.73%) GPRS
4 5 (22.73%) GSM
4 5 (22.73%) PSTN
4 5 (22.73%) SS7
4 5 (22.73%) DNS
4 5 (22.73%) LTE
5 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
5 4 (18.18%) VPN
5 4 (18.18%) Firewall
6 3 (13.64%) IPv4
6 3 (13.64%) LAN
6 3 (13.64%) Ethernet
6 3 (13.64%) Wireless
6 3 (13.64%) Network Security
6 3 (13.64%) SMTP
7 2 (9.09%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (54.55%) SQL Server
1 12 (54.55%) SQL Server 2005
1 12 (54.55%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (22.73%) Oracle Database
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 5 (22.73%) Back Office
3 3 (13.64%) Advertising
4 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Support Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) 3rd Line Support
2 7 (31.82%) Technical Support
2 7 (31.82%) Technical Support Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) Technical Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 4 (18.18%) Desktop Support
4 3 (13.64%) Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) IT Support
5 2 (9.09%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (4.55%) 1st Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Thin Client
1 3 (13.64%) Clustering
1 3 (13.64%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (90.91%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (77.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (59.09%) Windows 7
5 9 (40.91%) Linux
6 5 (22.73%) Windows 8
7 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (13.64%) Windows 2000
7 3 (13.64%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Project Management
1 4 (18.18%) Service Delivery
2 3 (13.64%) Change Management
2 3 (13.64%) ITIL
2 3 (13.64%) Data Protection
2 3 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (13.64%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (13.64%) Line Management
3 2 (9.09%) ERP
4 1 (4.55%) Network Management
4 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.55%) Office Automation
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 15 (68.18%) Active Directory
2 12 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (22.73%) VMware ESX
4 3 (13.64%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V
4 3 (13.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 3 (13.64%) VMware Server
5 1 (4.55%) XenApp
5 1 (4.55%) XenServer
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) SCCM
2 3 (13.64%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) VMware
2 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 8 (36.36%) Dell
4 6 (27.27%) Citrix
4 6 (27.27%) HP
4 6 (27.27%) Cisco
5 5 (22.73%) Oracle
5 5 (22.73%) EMC
6 3 (13.64%) Websense
6 3 (13.64%) IronPort
6 3 (13.64%) Veeam
7 1 (4.55%) 3PAR