The first table below looks at the demand for Windows XP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 30 July 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 Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 88 88 96
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 58 52 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.34% 2.44% 2.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.77% 7.57% 7.11%
Number of salaries quoted 53 51 51
Average salary £30,000 £23,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.65% -2.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,500 £15,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,500 £28,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year
-8.92% +5.66%
Operating Systems Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
661 687 886
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 26.70% 32.28% 33.42%
Number of salaries quoted 548 507 675
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £21,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £59,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,947 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.47% -
Windows XP
East of England

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Windows XP
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Windows XP Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Windows XP
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Windows XP Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Windows XP
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
Stevenage +9 16 £32,500 +103.12% 1
Watford -11 12 £27,500 +10.00% 1
Potters Bar - 5 £32,500 -
Rickmansworth - 5 £26,000 -
Borehamwood +6 3 £19,000 -11.62%
Welwyn Garden City +15 2 - - 2
Letchworth - 2 £35,625 - 1
St Albans -10 1 £27,500 -22.53%
Windows XP
East of England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

1 126 (100.00%) Windows
2 75 (59.52%) Microsoft
3 68 (53.97%) MS Office
4 61 (48.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 58 (46.03%) Active Directory
5 58 (46.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 57 (45.24%) MS Excel
7 51 (40.48%) Windows 7
8 36 (28.57%) Windows Vista
9 34 (26.98%) MS Exchange
10 30 (23.81%) VMware
11 28 (22.22%) ITIL
12 25 (19.84%) Citrix
13 23 (18.25%) TCP/IP
14 20 (15.87%) SQL
15 18 (14.29%) SQL Server
16 17 (13.49%) Microsoft Certification
16 17 (13.49%) LAN
17 16 (12.70%) VMware Infrastructure
17 16 (12.70%) DNS
18 14 (11.11%) DHCP
18 14 (11.11%) Hyper-V
19 13 (10.32%) Retail
20 12 (9.52%) SAN
20 12 (9.52%) MCSE
20 12 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
20 12 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
21 11 (8.73%) Exchange Server 2007
21 11 (8.73%) .NET
22 10 (7.94%) SLA

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 34 (26.98%) MS Exchange
2 12 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (8.73%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (7.94%) SharePoint
5 7 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (3.17%) IBM Notes
6 4 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.59%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.59%) IIS
8 2 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.59%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (1.59%) WebSphere Portal
8 2 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.59%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.79%) CMS
Applications
1 68 (53.97%) MS Office
2 57 (45.24%) MS Excel
3 6 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.79%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.79%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.79%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.79%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.38%) SAP FI
2 2 (1.59%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.79%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.17%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 23 (18.25%) TCP/IP
2 17 (13.49%) LAN
3 16 (12.70%) DNS
4 14 (11.11%) DHCP
5 12 (9.52%) SAN
6 7 (5.56%) VoIP
6 7 (5.56%) WAN
7 5 (3.97%) Firewall
8 4 (3.17%) iSCSI
9 3 (2.38%) HTTP
10 2 (1.59%) VPN
11 1 (0.79%) VLAN
11 1 (0.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.59%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.79%) Subversion
2 1 (0.79%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (10.32%) Retail
2 8 (6.35%) Finance
3 6 (4.76%) Legal
3 6 (4.76%) Back Office
4 2 (1.59%) Publishing
5 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 48 (38.10%) Analyst
2 30 (23.81%) Support Engineer
3 26 (20.63%) Technical Support
4 25 (19.84%) Support Analyst
5 21 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
6 17 (13.49%) Help Desk Analyst
6 17 (13.49%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 16 (12.70%) IT Support
7 16 (12.70%) Technical Manager
8 14 (11.11%) Support Manager
9 13 (10.32%) Service Desk Analyst
9 13 (10.32%) 1st Line Support
10 12 (9.52%) Technical Support Manager
11 10 (7.94%) Service Analyst
12 9 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
12 9 (7.14%) Technical Support Analyst
13 8 (6.35%) IT Support Analyst
14 6 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
14 6 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 6 (4.76%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.73%) .NET
2 1 (0.79%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.79%) WCF
2 1 (0.79%) jQuery
2 1 (0.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (0.79%) HTML
2 1 (0.79%) ADO.NET
2 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.79%) COM
2 1 (0.79%) CSS
2 1 (0.79%) Web Services
2 1 (0.79%) XML
2 1 (0.79%) Flash
2 1 (0.79%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.56%) iPad
2 6 (4.76%) Firmware
3 5 (3.97%) Blackberry
4 4 (3.17%) EPoS
4 4 (3.17%) Replication
4 4 (3.17%) Mathematics
4 4 (3.17%) Smartphone
5 3 (2.38%) iPhone
5 3 (2.38%) EqualLogic
6 2 (1.59%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.79%) Handset
7 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 126 (100.00%) Windows
2 61 (48.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 58 (46.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 51 (40.48%) Windows 7
5 36 (28.57%) Windows Vista
6 12 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (4.76%) Linux
8 3 (2.38%) Windows 8
8 3 (2.38%) Windows 2000
9 2 (1.59%) AIX
9 2 (1.59%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.79%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.79%) SUSE
10 1 (0.79%) NetWare
10 1 (0.79%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.79%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (22.22%) ITIL
2 9 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (4.76%) Change Management
3 6 (4.76%) Problem Management
3 6 (4.76%) Incident Management
4 5 (3.97%) Network Management
4 5 (3.97%) CRM
5 4 (3.17%) Project Management
5 4 (3.17%) Web Design
5 4 (3.17%) Time Management
5 4 (3.17%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (3.17%) Integration Testing
6 3 (2.38%) Test Management
6 3 (2.38%) Test Scripting
6 3 (2.38%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (2.38%) Test Strategy
6 3 (2.38%) Service Delivery
7 2 (1.59%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (1.59%) Analytics
7 2 (1.59%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 20 (15.87%) SQL
2 7 (5.56%) VB.NET
2 7 (5.56%) C#
3 6 (4.76%) VBScript
3 6 (4.76%) PowerShell
4 4 (3.17%) C
5 1 (0.79%) ActionScript
5 1 (0.79%) Java
5 1 (0.79%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (13.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (9.52%) MCSE
3 10 (7.94%) Degree
4 9 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (7.14%) MCP
5 8 (6.35%) CCNA
6 6 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (3.97%) MCSA
8 4 (3.17%) ISEB
8 4 (3.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (3.17%) MCTS
9 3 (2.38%) CCEE
9 3 (2.38%) CCAA
9 3 (2.38%) CCIA
9 3 (2.38%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (1.59%) MCITP
10 2 (1.59%) MBCS
11 1 (0.79%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.79%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.94%) SLA
2 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 58 (46.03%) Active Directory
2 16 (12.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 6 (4.76%) Terminal Services
5 5 (3.97%) VMware ESX
6 4 (3.17%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.79%) XenApp
7 1 (0.79%) XenServer
7 1 (0.79%) vSphere
7 1 (0.79%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (3.17%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.38%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.59%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.59%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (0.79%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.79%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 75 (59.52%) Microsoft
2 30 (23.81%) VMware
3 25 (19.84%) Citrix
4 9 (7.14%) Cisco
5 6 (4.76%) HP
5 6 (4.76%) Dell
6 4 (3.17%) Lotus
6 4 (3.17%) SonicWALL
6 4 (3.17%) Google
7 3 (2.38%) Symantec
7 3 (2.38%) SAP
8 2 (1.59%) Business Objects
8 2 (1.59%) IBM
8 2 (1.59%) Sage
8 2 (1.59%) McAfee
8 2 (1.59%) Stellent
8 2 (1.59%) Orchard
9 1 (0.79%) LANDesk
9 1 (0.79%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (0.79%) Kaspersky
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DP Connect
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Salary: £120 - £125 per day
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