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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 53 66 55
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -11
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 9 10 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 2.08% 1.72% 2.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.82% 8.13% 11.49%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 10
Average salary £25,000 £23,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.52% -28.46%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £25,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.66%
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
102 123 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 23.61% 21.17% 19.59%
Number of salaries quoted 87 121 80
Average salary £36,000 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,350 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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
Salary Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Windows XP Salary Histogram in Leicester

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) Windows 7
3 6 (46.15%) SQL
4 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
4 5 (38.46%) Citrix
5 4 (30.77%) ITIL
6 3 (23.08%) SLA
6 3 (23.08%) ISEB
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle
6 3 (23.08%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (23.08%) DameWare
6 3 (23.08%) XenApp
6 3 (23.08%) Scrum
6 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (23.08%) TestPartner
6 3 (23.08%) Integration Testing
6 3 (23.08%) System Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Windows Vista
7 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (15.38%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (15.38%) MAILsweeper
7 2 (15.38%) Acrobat
7 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
7 2 (15.38%) IIS
7 2 (15.38%) MS Office
7 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
7 2 (15.38%) VoIP
7 2 (15.38%) DHCP
7 2 (15.38%) DNS

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 2 (15.38%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
1 2 (15.38%) Acrobat
2 1 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) VoIP
1 2 (15.38%) DHCP
1 2 (15.38%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (23.08%) TestPartner
General
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
1 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Test Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Support Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Software Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) Applications Support
3 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) Field Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Technician
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (15.38%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (7.69%) Thin Client
2 1 (7.69%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) Windows 7
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Vista
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Scrum
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) Integration Testing
2 3 (23.08%) System Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Supplier Management
3 1 (7.69%) Service Management
3 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) ISEB
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) XenApp
3 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) DameWare
2 2 (15.38%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Citrix
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) Adobe
4 1 (7.69%) NetApp