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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 78 60 92
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +32
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 8 18 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.92% 2.43% 1.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.81% 9.52% 2.76%
Number of salaries quoted 6 18 7
Average salary £31,000 £23,500 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.91% +17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £19,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £30,000 £24,700
UK excluding London average salary £25,500 £26,000 £27,250
% change year-on-year
-1.92% -4.58%
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
285 189 434
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 32.95% 25.51% 37.41%
Number of salaries quoted 232 174 388
Average salary £36,250 £34,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.61% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,138 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Windows XP Salary Histogram 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 1 October 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
Cheltenham -11 6 £31,000 +42.52%
Tewkesbury +2 2 - -
Windows XP
South West

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (81.08%) MS Office
3 22 (59.46%) Active Directory
4 20 (54.05%) Microsoft
4 20 (54.05%) MS Excel
5 16 (43.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (43.24%) Windows 7
6 13 (35.14%) DHCP
6 13 (35.14%) DNS
7 12 (32.43%) VMware
7 12 (32.43%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (27.03%) TCP/IP
8 10 (27.03%) LAN
8 10 (27.03%) Citrix
8 10 (27.03%) ITIL
9 8 (21.62%) WAN
9 8 (21.62%) MS Exchange
9 8 (21.62%) Windows 8
10 7 (18.92%) Exchange Server 2010
11 6 (16.22%) Finance
11 6 (16.22%) XenApp
11 6 (16.22%) Structured Cabling
11 6 (16.22%) Mentoring
12 5 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2007
12 5 (13.51%) vSphere
12 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (13.51%) IIS
12 5 (13.51%) Cisco
12 5 (13.51%) HTML

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 8 (21.62%) MS Exchange
2 7 (18.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (13.51%) IIS
4 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (5.41%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 30 (81.08%) MS Office
2 20 (54.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Sage 200
1 2 (5.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (35.14%) DHCP
1 13 (35.14%) DNS
2 10 (27.03%) TCP/IP
2 10 (27.03%) LAN
3 8 (21.62%) WAN
4 6 (16.22%) Structured Cabling
5 4 (10.81%) Firewall
6 3 (8.11%) Internet
7 2 (5.41%) VPN
7 2 (5.41%) Network Security
8 1 (2.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) MS Access
General
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 21 (56.76%) Analyst
2 12 (32.43%) Support Analyst
3 9 (24.32%) Help Desk Analyst
4 8 (21.62%) IT Support
5 7 (18.92%) 1st Line Support
6 6 (16.22%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 5 (13.51%) Support Technician
8 4 (10.81%) Support Engineer
8 4 (10.81%) Desktop Support
9 3 (8.11%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 3 (8.11%) IT Support Analyst
9 3 (8.11%) Help Desk Support
9 3 (8.11%) Desktop Analyst
9 3 (8.11%) Help Desk Technician
9 3 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support
10 2 (5.41%) Systems Support
10 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 2 (5.41%) Technical Support
10 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (5.41%) Help Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) Thin Client
2 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.41%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.70%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.70%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.70%) Handset
3 1 (2.70%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (43.24%) Windows Server 2008
2 16 (43.24%) Windows 7
3 8 (21.62%) Windows 8
4 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.41%) Linux
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.70%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) ITIL
2 6 (16.22%) Mentoring
3 3 (8.11%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (8.11%) Service Management
4 2 (5.41%) CRM
4 2 (5.41%) Configuration Management
4 2 (5.41%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.41%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (2.70%) System Testing
5 1 (2.70%) Software Deployment
5 1 (2.70%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) SQL
2 2 (5.41%) VBScript
3 1 (2.70%) C
3 1 (2.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.41%) MCSE
2 2 (5.41%) MCSA
2 2 (5.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (5.41%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) SLA
2 2 (5.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (59.46%) Active Directory
2 12 (32.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (16.22%) XenApp
4 5 (13.51%) vSphere
5 2 (5.41%) Firmware
5 2 (5.41%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) Backup Exec
2 3 (8.11%) SCCM
3 1 (2.70%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 20 (54.05%) Microsoft
2 12 (32.43%) VMware
3 10 (27.03%) Citrix
4 5 (13.51%) Cisco
5 4 (10.81%) HP
5 4 (10.81%) Symantec
6 3 (8.11%) Sage
7 2 (5.41%) Websense
8 1 (2.70%) Kaspersky
8 1 (2.70%) Vizioncore
8 1 (2.70%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.70%) TOWER Software
8 1 (2.70%) Apple