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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 49 71 55
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -16
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 5 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.27% 1.12% 1.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.85% 3.49% 6.12%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 6
Average salary £24,500 £30,250 £30,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.00% -1.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,800 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £33,250 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year
- -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
103 172 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 26.14% 32.21% 27.45%
Number of salaries quoted 95 155 96
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +16.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £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 30 January 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
1 9 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (22.22%) DameWare
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) UNIX
4 2 (22.22%) DHCP
4 2 (22.22%) DNS
4 2 (22.22%) ISEB
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Vista
4 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) TestPartner
4 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
4 2 (22.22%) System Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (11.11%) XenApp
5 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (11.11%) Line 500
5 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (11.11%) Citrix

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 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%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) VoIP
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (22.22%) TestPartner
2 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Service Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Software Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Field Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) IT Support
4 1 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (22.22%) Linux
3 2 (22.22%) UNIX
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Vista
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Scrum
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
2 2 (22.22%) System Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ISEB
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) DameWare
2 1 (11.11%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix
2 1 (11.11%) Sage
2 1 (11.11%) Adobe