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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 52 66 58
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -8
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 7 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.64% 1.41% 2.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.37% 6.50% 12.35%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 9
Average salary £25,000 £20,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -45.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,100 £17,500 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £33,100 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £25,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+3.92% -7.27%
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
95 123 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 22.30% 21.69% 20.61%
Number of salaries quoted 79 117 72
Average salary £32,500 £39,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £24,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £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
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 22 May 2015.

Windows XP Salary Histogram in Leicester

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (60.00%) SQL
4 4 (40.00%) Citrix
5 3 (30.00%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (30.00%) Scrum
5 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (30.00%) ISEB
5 3 (30.00%) ITIL
5 3 (30.00%) SLA
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle
5 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
5 3 (30.00%) System Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (30.00%) TestPartner
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Vista
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (20.00%) XenApp
6 2 (20.00%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (20.00%) IIS
6 2 (20.00%) MS Office
7 1 (10.00%) Service Management
7 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (10.00%) DameWare
7 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
7 1 (10.00%) NetApp
7 1 (10.00%) Acrobat
7 1 (10.00%) Thin Client
7 1 (10.00%) MS Excel

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (20.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) Acrobat
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) VoIP
1 1 (10.00%) DHCP
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (30.00%) TestPartner
General
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Software Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Applications Support
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) Field Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Technician
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (10.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (10.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Vista
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (10.00%) UNIX
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Scrum
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
1 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (30.00%) System Testing
1 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) Service Management
2 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ISEB
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) XenApp
3 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) DameWare
1 1 (10.00%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Citrix
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) NetApp
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Adobe