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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 48 68 53
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -15
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 5 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.36% 2.01% 0.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.55% 5.73% 3.37%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 3
Average salary £24,000 £38,000 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.84% +90.00%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £26,000 £27,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -3.70%
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
110 192 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 29.97% 35.04% 27.90%
Number of salaries quoted 95 174 79
Average salary £43,200 £38,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.68% +16.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,775 £29,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 26 November 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Windows 7
3 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 2 (22.22%) DameWare
6 2 (22.22%) Finance
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Vista
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (22.22%) SQL
6 2 (22.22%) MS Office
6 2 (22.22%) ITIL
6 2 (22.22%) UNIX
6 2 (22.22%) Linux
6 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
6 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
6 2 (22.22%) DHCP
6 2 (22.22%) DNS
7 1 (11.11%) SLA
7 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
7 1 (11.11%) MAILsweeper
7 1 (11.11%) NetScreen
7 1 (11.11%) Adobe
7 1 (11.11%) HP
7 1 (11.11%) ISEB
7 1 (11.11%) Citrix
7 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
1 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (11.11%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) DHCP
1 2 (22.22%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) NetScreen
2 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) VoIP
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
1 1 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (11.11%) TestPartner
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Service Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (22.22%) IT Support
4 1 (11.11%) Field Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Windows 7
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Vista
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) UNIX
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Scrum
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
2 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
2 1 (11.11%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 1 (11.11%) XenApp
2 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) DameWare
2 1 (11.11%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Adobe
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix
2 1 (11.11%) Sage
2 1 (11.11%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) SAP