The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 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 Leicestershire region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 60 47 84
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +37
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 29 34 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 3.02% 5.04% 0.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.81% 18.89% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 29 33 3
Average salary £32,500 £38,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.47% +31.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £26,500 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £38,200
UK excluding London average salary £25,500 £28,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year
-8.92% +5.66%
Operating Systems Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
210 180 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 21.85% 26.71% 30.10%
Number of salaries quoted 181 162 211
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,700 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,895 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -
Windows XP
East Midlands

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
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Windows XP Salary Histogram 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 29 July 2014. 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
Lutterworth -13 14 £32,500 -7.14%
Leicester -22 2 £25,500 -32.89% 1
Windows XP
East Midlands

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 61 (100.00%) Windows
2 52 (85.25%) Windows Vista
2 52 (85.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 44 (72.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 42 (68.85%) SQL
5 39 (63.93%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (63.93%) Automated Testing
5 39 (63.93%) Degree
5 39 (63.93%) Mobile App
6 24 (39.34%) Cyber Security
6 24 (39.34%) TickIT
6 24 (39.34%) Identity Management
6 24 (39.34%) Finance
6 24 (39.34%) ISO 9001
6 24 (39.34%) Biometrics
6 24 (39.34%) Smartcard
7 19 (31.15%) Active Directory
8 15 (24.59%) Software Testing
8 15 (24.59%) Manual Testing
9 14 (22.95%) MS Exchange
10 11 (18.03%) Microsoft
10 11 (18.03%) VMware
10 11 (18.03%) SQL Server
10 11 (18.03%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (18.03%) Windows 7
11 10 (16.39%) Hyper-V
11 10 (16.39%) Exchange Server 2007
11 10 (16.39%) DNS
12 9 (14.75%) DHCP
13 8 (13.11%) Firewall

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 14 (22.95%) MS Exchange
2 10 (16.39%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.92%) Lync
5 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (8.20%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.64%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.39%) DNS
2 9 (14.75%) DHCP
3 8 (13.11%) Firewall
4 6 (9.84%) TCP/IP
5 4 (6.56%) SAN
5 4 (6.56%) NetScreen
6 3 (4.92%) Wireless
6 3 (4.92%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (1.64%) NAS
7 1 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.03%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.84%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (4.92%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (4.92%) TestPartner
General
1 24 (39.34%) Finance
2 6 (9.84%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (39.34%) Test Engineer
2 15 (24.59%) Tester
3 8 (13.11%) IT Support
4 5 (8.20%) Server Support
4 5 (8.20%) Support Engineer
5 4 (6.56%) Customer Engineer
5 4 (6.56%) Analyst
5 4 (6.56%) Customer Service Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Senior Support Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Test Analyst
7 2 (3.28%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (3.28%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) Systems Test Analyst
8 1 (1.64%) Software Test Analyst
8 1 (1.64%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 1 (1.64%) Service Desk Engineer
8 1 (1.64%) Senior Technical Consultant
8 1 (1.64%) Service Desk Analyst
8 1 (1.64%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (1.64%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 39 (63.93%) Mobile App
2 24 (39.34%) Biometrics
2 24 (39.34%) Smartcard
3 1 (1.64%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.64%) EPoS
3 1 (1.64%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 61 (100.00%) Windows
2 52 (85.25%) Windows Vista
2 52 (85.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 44 (72.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (18.03%) Windows 7
5 5 (8.20%) Windows 8
6 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.64%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (63.93%) Agile Software Development
1 39 (63.93%) Automated Testing
2 24 (39.34%) Identity Management
2 24 (39.34%) Cyber Security
3 15 (24.59%) Software Testing
3 15 (24.59%) Manual Testing
4 4 (6.56%) Requirements Management
5 3 (4.92%) Integration Testing
5 3 (4.92%) System Testing
5 3 (4.92%) Scrum
6 1 (1.64%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.64%) Time Management
6 1 (1.64%) Network Management
6 1 (1.64%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (68.85%) SQL
2 3 (4.92%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.28%) Java
Qualifications
1 39 (63.93%) Degree
2 3 (4.92%) ISEB
3 1 (1.64%) CCA
3 1 (1.64%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.64%) MCITP
3 1 (1.64%) VCAP
3 1 (1.64%) CCEE
3 1 (1.64%) CCIA
3 1 (1.64%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (39.34%) ISO 9001
1 24 (39.34%) TickIT
2 3 (4.92%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (31.15%) Active Directory
2 11 (18.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (16.39%) Hyper-V
4 5 (8.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 11 (18.03%) Microsoft
1 11 (18.03%) VMware
2 4 (6.56%) HP
3 3 (4.92%) Open-E
4 2 (3.28%) SAP
4 2 (3.28%) Citrix
5 1 (1.64%) Symantec
5 1 (1.64%) Cisco
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