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 10 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank - 45 57
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 0 14 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester - 3.95% 1.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 18.67% 4.96%
Number of salaries quoted 0 13 4
Average salary - £38,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +35.71%
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £27,500 £26,500
% change year-on-year
-5.45% +3.77%
Operating Systems Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
117 75 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 20.35% 21.19% 27.19%
Number of salaries quoted 103 70 102
Average salary £41,250 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £22,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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 10 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
3 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (36.36%) Requirements Management
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Vista
4 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (36.36%) ISEB
4 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
5 3 (27.27%) Scrum
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (27.27%) TestPartner
5 3 (27.27%) SQL
5 3 (27.27%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
5 3 (27.27%) System Testing
6 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 2 (18.18%) VMware
7 1 (9.09%) Change Management
7 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (9.09%) Electronics
7 1 (9.09%) Automotive
7 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
7 1 (9.09%) Thin Client
7 1 (9.09%) Citrix
7 1 (9.09%) CCA

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 10 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 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
1 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
1 1 (9.09%) SAN
1 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (9.09%) NAS
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (27.27%) TestPartner
General
1 1 (9.09%) Electronics
1 1 (9.09%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Customer Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Customer Service Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) IT Support
4 1 (9.09%) Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Software Tester
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Thin Client
1 1 (9.09%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Vista
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Requirements Management
2 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Scrum
2 3 (27.27%) System Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Time Management
3 1 (9.09%) Network Management
3 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
3 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) CCA
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (9.09%) MCITP
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
2 1 (9.09%) VCAP
2 1 (9.09%) CCEE
2 1 (9.09%) CCIA
2 1 (9.09%) MCSE
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
1 2 (18.18%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix