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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 79 102 79
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -23
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 69 56 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.78% 2.11% 2.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.00% 6.89% 9.36%
Number of salaries quoted 68 49 74
Average salary £25,000 £28,500 £29,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.28% -2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,500 £22,200 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,100 £35,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £26,500 £26,500
% change year-on-year
-5.66% -
Operating Systems Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
767 813 791
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 30.87% 30.66% 30.21%
Number of salaries quoted 642 661 635
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Stevenage +11 23 £16,500 -34.32%
Watford -10 15 £25,000 -23.07% 3
Hemel Hempstead +7 6 £41,000 +30.15%
Borehamwood +4 6 £24,000 -
St Albans +2 5 £22,500 -18.18%
Welwyn Garden City +23 4 £33,000 +88.57%
Rickmansworth +19 4 £25,000 - 1
Windows XP
East of England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 118 (100.00%) Windows
2 83 (70.34%) Microsoft
3 67 (56.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 65 (55.08%) MS Office
4 65 (55.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 56 (47.46%) MS Exchange
6 55 (46.61%) Active Directory
7 51 (43.22%) Windows 7
8 41 (34.75%) Windows Vista
9 40 (33.90%) Citrix
10 35 (29.66%) MS Excel
11 30 (25.42%) ITIL
11 30 (25.42%) Microsoft Certification
12 26 (22.03%) Hyper-V
13 25 (21.19%) VMware
14 24 (20.34%) Exchange Server 2010
15 23 (19.49%) VMware Infrastructure
16 22 (18.64%) Firewall
17 21 (17.80%) DHCP
17 21 (17.80%) DNS
18 20 (16.95%) MCP
18 20 (16.95%) SQL Server
18 20 (16.95%) SQL
18 20 (16.95%) Exchange Server 2007
19 19 (16.10%) TCP/IP
20 18 (15.25%) HP
20 18 (15.25%) Terminal Services
21 17 (14.41%) SAN
21 17 (14.41%) SLA
21 17 (14.41%) Cisco

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 56 (47.46%) MS Exchange
2 24 (20.34%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (16.95%) Exchange Server 2007
4 14 (11.86%) SharePoint
5 8 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (6.78%) SharePoint 2010
6 7 (5.93%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (5.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (3.39%) IBM Notes
9 2 (1.69%) Apache
9 2 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2000
10 1 (0.85%) CMS
Applications
1 65 (55.08%) MS Office
2 35 (29.66%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.85%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.85%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.85%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 3 (2.54%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.69%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (1.69%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.85%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.69%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 22 (18.64%) Firewall
2 21 (17.80%) DHCP
2 21 (17.80%) DNS
3 19 (16.10%) TCP/IP
4 17 (14.41%) SAN
5 14 (11.86%) iSCSI
6 13 (11.02%) VPN
7 11 (9.32%) VoIP
8 7 (5.93%) LAN
9 6 (5.08%) SSL
10 5 (4.24%) WAN
11 3 (2.54%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (2.54%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (2.54%) Network Security
11 3 (2.54%) NAS
11 3 (2.54%) Structured Cabling
11 3 (2.54%) MPLS
11 3 (2.54%) Internet
12 2 (1.69%) ISDN
12 2 (1.69%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (16.95%) SQL Server
2 17 (14.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.54%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (2.54%) MySQL
4 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Subversion
1 1 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (0.85%) Dreamweaver
General
1 9 (7.63%) Retail
2 4 (3.39%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.39%) Back Office
3 3 (2.54%) Advertising
4 2 (1.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 46 (38.98%) Analyst
2 35 (29.66%) Support Engineer
3 21 (17.80%) Support Analyst
4 18 (15.25%) Help Desk Analyst
5 17 (14.41%) Technical Engineer
6 15 (12.71%) Service Desk Analyst
7 13 (11.02%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 13 (11.02%) 3rd Line Support
7 13 (11.02%) 2nd Line Support
8 12 (10.17%) Service Analyst
8 12 (10.17%) Technical Support
8 12 (10.17%) IT Support
9 11 (9.32%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 11 (9.32%) Systems Administrator
9 11 (9.32%) Administrator
10 8 (6.78%) 1st Line Support
11 7 (5.93%) Technical Support Analyst
11 7 (5.93%) Technical Analyst
12 6 (5.08%) Help Desk Support
12 6 (5.08%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.63%) .NET
2 1 (0.85%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.85%) WCF
2 1 (0.85%) jQuery
2 1 (0.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (0.85%) Flash
2 1 (0.85%) XHTML
2 1 (0.85%) HTML
2 1 (0.85%) ADO.NET
2 1 (0.85%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.85%) CSS
2 1 (0.85%) Web Services
2 1 (0.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.32%) Replication
2 8 (6.78%) Blackberry
3 7 (5.93%) Smartphone
4 5 (4.24%) iPad
5 4 (3.39%) Firmware
6 3 (2.54%) iPhone
7 1 (0.85%) SecurID
7 1 (0.85%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.85%) EPoS
7 1 (0.85%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 118 (100.00%) Windows
2 67 (56.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 65 (55.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 51 (43.22%) Windows 7
5 41 (34.75%) Windows Vista
6 16 (13.56%) Windows 8
7 10 (8.47%) Linux
8 9 (7.63%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.69%) Windows 2000
9 2 (1.69%) UNIX
9 2 (1.69%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.69%) Windows Phone
9 2 (1.69%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.85%) Android
10 1 (0.85%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.85%) SUSE
10 1 (0.85%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (25.42%) ITIL
2 15 (12.71%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (11.02%) Problem Management
3 13 (11.02%) Change Management
4 11 (9.32%) Project Management
5 9 (7.63%) Web Design
6 6 (5.08%) ITSM
6 6 (5.08%) Incident Management
7 5 (4.24%) Service Management
8 3 (2.54%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (2.54%) Service Delivery
9 2 (1.69%) Procure-to-pay
10 1 (0.85%) TDD
10 1 (0.85%) Asset Management
10 1 (0.85%) Web Development
10 1 (0.85%) Time Management
10 1 (0.85%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (0.85%) Integration Testing
10 1 (0.85%) Test Management
10 1 (0.85%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 20 (16.95%) SQL
2 7 (5.93%) PowerShell
3 5 (4.24%) VB.NET
3 5 (4.24%) C#
4 4 (3.39%) VBScript
5 2 (1.69%) PHP
6 1 (0.85%) ActionScript
6 1 (0.85%) Java
6 1 (0.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 30 (25.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (16.95%) MCP
3 16 (13.56%) MCTS
4 11 (9.32%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (8.47%) Citrix Certification
5 10 (8.47%) CCNA
5 10 (8.47%) CCEE
5 10 (8.47%) CCAA
5 10 (8.47%) CCIA
5 10 (8.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (6.78%) MCSE
7 6 (5.08%) Degree
8 4 (3.39%) MCITP
9 2 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.85%) MCSA
10 1 (0.85%) HND
10 1 (0.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (14.41%) SLA
System Software
1 55 (46.61%) Active Directory
2 26 (22.03%) Hyper-V
3 23 (19.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (15.25%) Terminal Services
5 5 (4.24%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (4.24%) WSUS
2 2 (1.69%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.69%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (1.69%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.85%) SCCM
3 1 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (0.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.85%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 83 (70.34%) Microsoft
2 40 (33.90%) Citrix
3 25 (21.19%) VMware
4 18 (15.25%) HP
5 17 (14.41%) Cisco
6 12 (10.17%) SonicWALL
7 6 (5.08%) Apple
8 4 (3.39%) Lotus
8 4 (3.39%) Symantec
9 3 (2.54%) LANDesk
9 3 (2.54%) Remedy
9 3 (2.54%) McAfee
9 3 (2.54%) CheckPoint
9 3 (2.54%) Oracle
9 3 (2.54%) Dell
9 3 (2.54%) Avaya
10 2 (1.69%) Wyse
10 2 (1.69%) Google
11 1 (0.85%) Barracuda Networks
11 1 (0.85%) Kaspersky
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