The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 39 59 73
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +14
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 10 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 3.10% 2.03% 1.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.89% 8.74% 8.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 10
Average salary £50,000 £25,000 £23,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% +7.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £23,050 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £33,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
Windows XP
Leicestershire

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

Operating Systems Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
72 103 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 22.29% 23.20% 20.93%
Number of salaries quoted 49 87 120
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,900 £21,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Windows XP
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

Windows XP Salary Trend in Leicester

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (86.67%) MS Office
2 13 (86.67%) MS Exchange
2 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 13 (86.67%) Active Directory
2 13 (86.67%) Citrix
2 13 (86.67%) Windows 8
3 11 (73.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 11 (73.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 11 (73.33%) Apple iOS
3 11 (73.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (73.33%) VPN
3 11 (73.33%) Blackberry
3 11 (73.33%) Migration
4 10 (66.67%) MS Excel
5 8 (53.33%) Service Delivery
5 8 (53.33%) Finance
5 8 (53.33%) Legal
6 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (20.00%) International Banking
8 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
8 3 (20.00%) Banking
8 3 (20.00%) XenDesktop
8 3 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (20.00%) Windows 10
8 3 (20.00%) Lotus
8 3 (20.00%) HP
8 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
8 3 (20.00%) VBScript

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 13 (86.67%) MS Exchange
2 11 (73.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 11 (73.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (20.00%) IBM Notes
3 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 13 (86.67%) MS Office
2 10 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (73.33%) VPN
2 2 (13.33%) DNS
2 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
1 8 (53.33%) Legal
2 3 (20.00%) Banking
2 3 (20.00%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (26.67%) IT Support
4 3 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Service Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
5 2 (13.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 2 (13.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Help Desk Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Help Desk Support
5 2 (13.33%) Help Desk Support Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) IT Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) IT Manager
5 2 (13.33%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) IT Support Manager
5 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 11 (73.33%) Blackberry
2 2 (13.33%) Fat Client
2 2 (13.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (86.67%) Windows 8
3 11 (73.33%) Apple iOS
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (20.00%) Windows 10
6 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
6 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
6 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 11 (73.33%) Migration
2 8 (53.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (20.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (13.33%) MCSA
2 2 (13.33%) MCTS
System Software
1 13 (86.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Citrix
1 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) HP
2 3 (20.00%) Lotus
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco
3 2 (13.33%) VMware