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 12 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 56 52 80
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +28
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 23 36 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.83% 5.14% 0.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.57% 15.00% 2.53%
Number of salaries quoted 23 36 5
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +38.18%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-5.66% -3.63%
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
183 240 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 22.54% 34.29% 26.54%
Number of salaries quoted 149 231 164
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,975 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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
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 12 September 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 12 September 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 6 £32,500 -7.14%
Leicester -3 4 £23,000 -39.47%
Windows XP
East Midlands

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 62 (100.00%) Windows
2 52 (83.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 51 (82.26%) Windows Vista
4 43 (69.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 41 (66.13%) SQL
5 41 (66.13%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (62.90%) Automated Testing
6 39 (62.90%) Degree
6 39 (62.90%) Mobile App
7 25 (40.32%) Finance
8 24 (38.71%) TickIT
8 24 (38.71%) Identity Management
8 24 (38.71%) Biometrics
8 24 (38.71%) Smartcard
8 24 (38.71%) ISO 9001
8 24 (38.71%) Cyber Security
9 19 (30.65%) Active Directory
10 16 (25.81%) MS Exchange
11 15 (24.19%) Manual Testing
11 15 (24.19%) Software Testing
12 13 (20.97%) Microsoft
12 13 (20.97%) SQL Server
13 12 (19.35%) VMware
14 11 (17.74%) VMware Infrastructure
15 10 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2007
15 10 (16.13%) Hyper-V
15 10 (16.13%) Windows 7
15 10 (16.13%) DHCP
15 10 (16.13%) DNS
15 10 (16.13%) Firewall

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 16 (25.81%) MS Exchange
2 10 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (6.45%) Lync
5 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.61%) IIS
6 1 (1.61%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (8.06%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.84%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.13%) DHCP
1 10 (16.13%) DNS
1 10 (16.13%) Firewall
2 7 (11.29%) TCP/IP
3 5 (8.06%) SAN
3 5 (8.06%) NetScreen
4 4 (6.45%) Wireless
4 4 (6.45%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (1.61%) NAS
5 1 (1.61%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.61%) LAN
5 1 (1.61%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.97%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.68%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.61%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (3.23%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (3.23%) TestPartner
2 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (40.32%) Finance
2 6 (9.68%) Retail
3 1 (1.61%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 24 (38.71%) Test Engineer
2 15 (24.19%) Tester
3 7 (11.29%) IT Support
4 6 (9.68%) Analyst
5 5 (8.06%) Server Support
5 5 (8.06%) Support Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Customer Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Senior Support Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Customer Service Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Support Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Test Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (3.23%) Service Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Service Desk Analyst
9 1 (1.61%) IT Support Analyst
9 1 (1.61%) IT Support Engineer
9 1 (1.61%) Senior Technical Consultant
9 1 (1.61%) Network Support
9 1 (1.61%) 2nd Line Support
9 1 (1.61%) Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 39 (62.90%) Mobile App
2 24 (38.71%) Biometrics
2 24 (38.71%) Smartcard
3 1 (1.61%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.61%) EPoS
3 1 (1.61%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 62 (100.00%) Windows
2 52 (83.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 51 (82.26%) Windows Vista
4 43 (69.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (16.13%) Windows 7
6 6 (9.68%) Windows 8
7 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.61%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.61%) UNIX
8 1 (1.61%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (66.13%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (62.90%) Automated Testing
3 24 (38.71%) Identity Management
3 24 (38.71%) Cyber Security
4 15 (24.19%) Manual Testing
4 15 (24.19%) Software Testing
5 4 (6.45%) Requirements Management
6 2 (3.23%) Integration Testing
6 2 (3.23%) System Testing
6 2 (3.23%) Scrum
6 2 (3.23%) ITIL
7 1 (1.61%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.61%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.61%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (66.13%) SQL
2 4 (6.45%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 39 (62.90%) Degree
2 2 (3.23%) ISEB
3 1 (1.61%) CCA
3 1 (1.61%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.61%) MCITP
3 1 (1.61%) VCAP
3 1 (1.61%) CCEE
3 1 (1.61%) CCIA
3 1 (1.61%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (38.71%) ISO 9001
1 24 (38.71%) TickIT
2 5 (8.06%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (30.65%) Active Directory
2 11 (17.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (16.13%) Hyper-V
4 7 (11.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.61%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 13 (20.97%) Microsoft
2 12 (19.35%) VMware
3 5 (8.06%) HP
4 4 (6.45%) Open-E
5 2 (3.23%) SAP
6 1 (1.61%) Citrix
6 1 (1.61%) Lotus
6 1 (1.61%) Sage
6 1 (1.61%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.61%) Symantec