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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 91 74 82
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +8
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 12 15 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.01% 1.62% 0.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.13% 5.43% 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 7 14 6
Average salary £30,000 £24,500 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.44% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £14,205 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £31,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £26,000 £27,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -3.70%
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
384 276 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 32.43% 29.74% 33.15%
Number of salaries quoted 319 230 240
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -6.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Tewkesbury - 4 £27,500 -
Cheltenham -12 3 £30,000 +22.44%
Gloucester +9 2 £30,000 +27.65%
Windows XP
South West

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 14 (70.00%) Active Directory
4 9 (45.00%) MS Office
4 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (35.00%) ITIL
5 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
5 7 (35.00%) VMware
5 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (30.00%) Finance
6 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 5 (25.00%) DHCP
7 5 (25.00%) DNS
7 5 (25.00%) Citrix
8 4 (20.00%) XenApp
8 4 (20.00%) Windows 8
8 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (15.00%) Firewall
9 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (15.00%) Kalman Filter
10 2 (10.00%) C#
10 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
10 2 (10.00%) SQL
10 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
10 2 (10.00%) .NET
10 2 (10.00%) IIS

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (10.00%) IIS
1 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (45.00%) MS Office
2 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) DHCP
1 5 (25.00%) DNS
2 3 (15.00%) Firewall
3 2 (10.00%) Network Security
3 2 (10.00%) VPN
4 1 (5.00%) SAN
4 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.00%) LAN
4 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) MS Access
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Support Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Support Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Desktop Support
4 4 (20.00%) Support Technician
4 4 (20.00%) Technical Support
4 4 (20.00%) Technical Support Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Desktop Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (10.00%) Administrator
6 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (10.00%) Systems Support
6 2 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (10.00%) Developer
6 2 (10.00%) .NET Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Systems Developer
6 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Desktop Support Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) .NET
1 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (10.00%) Web Services
1 2 (10.00%) Ajax
1 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (10.00%) WCF
1 2 (10.00%) jQuery
1 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (5.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (20.00%) Windows 8
6 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (5.00%) UNIX
7 1 (5.00%) Windows Vista
7 1 (5.00%) Linux
7 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) ITIL
2 3 (15.00%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (10.00%) Service Management
3 2 (10.00%) MVC
4 1 (5.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) C#
1 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
1 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (5.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 14 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (20.00%) XenApp
4 2 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (5.00%) vSphere
5 1 (5.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (35.00%) VMware
3 5 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco
5 1 (5.00%) Apple
5 1 (5.00%) Symantec
5 1 (5.00%) Websense
5 1 (5.00%) Kaspersky
5 1 (5.00%) HP