The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 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 Leicester region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 65 45 61
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +16
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 2 17 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.37% 4.59% 1.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.85% 19.77% 3.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2 16 3
Average salary £25,500 £38,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.89% +31.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,900 £27,500 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £39,000 £38,200
UK excluding London average salary £25,500 £28,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year
-8.92% +5.66%
Operating Systems Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
108 86 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 20.00% 23.24% 30.08%
Number of salaries quoted 90 79 114
Average salary £42,500 £36,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.43% +12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,500 £26,199
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows XP
Leicestershire

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 31 July 2014, 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) Windows 7
3 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
4 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (41.67%) Windows Vista
5 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
6 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (33.33%) Requirements Management
7 3 (25.00%) TestPartner
7 3 (25.00%) Scrum
7 3 (25.00%) VMware
7 3 (25.00%) Integration Testing
7 3 (25.00%) System Testing
7 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (25.00%) ISEB
7 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (25.00%) SQL
8 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
8 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
8 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
8 2 (16.67%) DNS
8 2 (16.67%) vSphere
8 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
8 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
9 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (8.33%) MCITP
9 1 (8.33%) Time Management

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) NAS
2 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (8.33%) SAN
2 1 (8.33%) NetScreen
2 1 (8.33%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) TestPartner
1 3 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Customer Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Customer Service Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) IT Support
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Technical Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Fat Client
1 1 (8.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) Windows 7
3 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Vista
5 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
8 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Requirements Management
2 3 (25.00%) Scrum
2 3 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (25.00%) System Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Time Management
3 1 (8.33%) Network Management
3 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (8.33%) MCITP
2 1 (8.33%) VCAP
2 1 (8.33%) CCEE
2 1 (8.33%) CCIA
2 1 (8.33%) CCA
2 1 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) MCSE
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (16.67%) vSphere
3 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) VMware
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Citrix
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) SAP
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