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

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 59 72 50
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -22
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 1 2 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.23% 0.34% 3.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.15% 1.61% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 10
Average salary £47,500 £31,250 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.00% -17.76%
UK excluding London average salary £25,500 £26,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year
-1.92% -7.14%
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
87 124 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 20.09% 21.05% 21.51%
Number of salaries quoted 75 109 71
Average salary £33,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £32,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 June 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Windows 7
3 6 (66.67%) SQL
4 4 (44.44%) Citrix
5 3 (33.33%) Scrum
5 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (33.33%) TestPartner
5 3 (33.33%) ISEB
5 3 (33.33%) HP UFT
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle
5 3 (33.33%) SLA
5 3 (33.33%) Integration Testing
5 3 (33.33%) System Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Vista
6 2 (22.22%) XenApp
6 2 (22.22%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 2 (22.22%) IIS
6 2 (22.22%) MS Office
6 2 (22.22%) ITIL
6 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
7 1 (11.11%) Service Management
7 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (11.11%) DameWare
7 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
7 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
7 1 (11.11%) Banking
7 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (11.11%) SAN
7 1 (11.11%) NetApp

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (22.22%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) Acrobat
2 1 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) VoIP
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) HP UFT
1 3 (33.33%) TestPartner
General
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Software Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Applications Support
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Technician
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Thin Client
2 1 (11.11%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Windows 7
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Vista
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Scrum
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (33.33%) Integration Testing
1 3 (33.33%) System Testing
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
3 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
1 2 (22.22%) XenApp
2 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) MAILsweeper
1 1 (11.11%) DameWare
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Citrix
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Adobe
3 1 (11.11%) NetApp