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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 67 58 44
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -14
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 6 27 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.86% 2.84% 5.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.76% 13.30% 19.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2 27 34
Average salary £20,000 £32,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.46% -14.47%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,500 £28,000
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -8.92%
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
126 203 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 18.13% 21.32% 26.80%
Number of salaries quoted 94 174 164
Average salary £33,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £26,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £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 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 31 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
Leicester +16 4 - -
Coalville - 2 £20,000 -
Windows XP
East Midlands

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 31 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (76.47%) Windows 7
3 8 (47.06%) SQL
3 8 (47.06%) ITIL
4 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
6 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (29.41%) Windows Vista
7 4 (23.53%) Citrix
7 4 (23.53%) DHCP
7 4 (23.53%) DNS
7 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (17.65%) SLA
8 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
8 3 (17.65%) Oracle
8 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
8 3 (17.65%) ISEB
8 3 (17.65%) HP UFT
8 3 (17.65%) Scrum
8 3 (17.65%) TestPartner
8 3 (17.65%) Integration Testing
8 3 (17.65%) System Testing
9 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
9 2 (11.76%) Degree
9 2 (11.76%) Finance
9 2 (11.76%) TickIT
9 2 (11.76%) Identity Management
9 2 (11.76%) Biometrics
9 2 (11.76%) Smartcard
9 2 (11.76%) LAN

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (11.76%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.76%) MS Office
3 1 (5.88%) Acrobat
3 1 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) DHCP
1 4 (23.53%) DNS
2 2 (11.76%) LAN
2 2 (11.76%) WAN
3 1 (5.88%) VoIP
3 1 (5.88%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) HP UFT
1 3 (17.65%) TestPartner
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Field Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Test Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (17.65%) Software Test Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Test Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Applications Support
4 2 (11.76%) Service Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Technician
5 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Performance Metrics
2 2 (11.76%) Biometrics
2 2 (11.76%) Smartcard
2 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.88%) Thin Client
3 1 (5.88%) Fat Client
3 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (76.47%) Windows 7
3 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (29.41%) Windows Vista
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) ITIL
2 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (17.65%) Integration Testing
3 3 (17.65%) System Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Scrum
4 2 (11.76%) Identity Management
4 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Cyber Security
5 1 (5.88%) Supplier Management
5 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Service Management
5 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) ISEB
2 2 (11.76%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) SLA
2 2 (11.76%) TickIT
2 2 (11.76%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) XenApp
3 1 (5.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) AirWatch
2 1 (5.88%) MAILsweeper
2 1 (5.88%) DameWare
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Citrix
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Adobe
3 1 (5.88%) NetApp