The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 72 60 54
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 3 33 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.41% 3.36% 4.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.11% 14.41% 16.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2 33 26
Average salary £20,000 £32,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.46% -14.47%
UK excluding London average salary £25,500 £26,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year
-1.92% -7.14%
Windows XP
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicestershire region.

Operating Systems Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
142 229 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 19.48% 23.30% 24.55%
Number of salaries quoted 111 207 142
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Windows XP
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Leicestershire region.

Windows XP Salary Trend in Leicestershire

Windows XP
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coalville - 2 £20,000 -
Leicester +19 1 - -
Windows XP
East Midlands

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 9 (60.00%) SQL
4 6 (40.00%) Windows Vista
4 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (33.33%) ITIL
6 4 (26.67%) Citrix
6 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (20.00%) Integration Testing
7 3 (20.00%) System Testing
7 3 (20.00%) TestPartner
7 3 (20.00%) Automated Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Degree
7 3 (20.00%) Scrum
7 3 (20.00%) TickIT
7 3 (20.00%) Identity Management
7 3 (20.00%) Finance
7 3 (20.00%) Biometrics
7 3 (20.00%) Smartcard
7 3 (20.00%) HP UFT
7 3 (20.00%) ISO 9001
7 3 (20.00%) SLA
7 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
7 3 (20.00%) ISEB
7 3 (20.00%) Oracle
7 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 3 (20.00%) Mobile App
7 3 (20.00%) Cyber Security

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 (13.33%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (13.33%) MS Office
3 1 (6.67%) Acrobat
3 1 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) WAN
1 2 (13.33%) LAN
2 1 (6.67%) VoIP
2 1 (6.67%) DHCP
2 1 (6.67%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) HP UFT
1 3 (20.00%) TestPartner
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Software Test Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Applications Support
3 2 (13.33%) Service Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Field Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Technician
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Biometrics
1 3 (20.00%) Smartcard
1 3 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (13.33%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.67%) Thin Client
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Vista
4 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (20.00%) Identity Management
3 3 (20.00%) Scrum
3 3 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (20.00%) System Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Cyber Security
4 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Supplier Management
4 1 (6.67%) Service Management
4 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) ISEB
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) ISO 9001
1 3 (20.00%) SLA
1 3 (20.00%) TickIT
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) XenApp
3 1 (6.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) AirWatch
2 1 (6.67%) MAILsweeper
2 1 (6.67%) DameWare
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Citrix
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Adobe
3 1 (6.67%) NetApp