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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 61 72 60
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -12
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 13 19 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.81% 2.31% 2.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.88% 7.36% 10.05%
Number of salaries quoted 13 19 18
Average salary £34,000 £31,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.93% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.66%
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
165 258 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 23.01% 31.43% 27.12%
Number of salaries quoted 148 239 175
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 £23,000 £29,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 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 +22 5 £24,500 -19.00%
Lutterworth +4 1 £22,500 -35.71%
Windows XP
East Midlands

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 20 (60.61%) SQL
3 20 (60.61%) Windows Vista
4 19 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (57.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (57.58%) Finance
5 17 (51.52%) Identity Management
5 17 (51.52%) Biometrics
5 17 (51.52%) Smartcard
5 17 (51.52%) TickIT
5 17 (51.52%) ISO 9001
5 17 (51.52%) Automated Testing
5 17 (51.52%) Mobile App
5 17 (51.52%) Cyber Security
5 17 (51.52%) Degree
6 11 (33.33%) Windows 7
7 7 (21.21%) ITIL
7 7 (21.21%) Active Directory
8 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
9 5 (15.15%) SLA
9 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (12.12%) DNS
10 4 (12.12%) DHCP
10 4 (12.12%) Wireless
11 3 (9.09%) Firewall
11 3 (9.09%) VMware
11 3 (9.09%) Project Management
11 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
11 3 (9.09%) MS Excel

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 3 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.03%) Lync
3 1 (3.03%) IBM Notes
3 1 (3.03%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 3 (9.09%) MS Office
2 1 (3.03%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) DNS
1 4 (12.12%) DHCP
1 4 (12.12%) Wireless
2 3 (9.09%) Firewall
2 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.06%) LAN
3 2 (6.06%) WAN
3 2 (6.06%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (3.03%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (3.03%) NetScreen
4 1 (3.03%) SAN
4 1 (3.03%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (6.06%) TestPartner
2 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (57.58%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (51.52%) Test Engineer
2 11 (33.33%) Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) IT Support
3 4 (12.12%) Support Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Technical Support
5 2 (6.06%) Test Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Service Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Field Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Network Support
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Support Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Network Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 17 (51.52%) Biometrics
1 17 (51.52%) Smartcard
1 17 (51.52%) Mobile App
2 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.03%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 20 (60.61%) Windows Vista
4 19 (57.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (33.33%) Windows 7
6 2 (6.06%) UNIX
6 2 (6.06%) Linux
6 2 (6.06%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (51.52%) Identity Management
2 17 (51.52%) Automated Testing
2 17 (51.52%) Cyber Security
3 7 (21.21%) ITIL
4 3 (9.09%) Project Management
5 2 (6.06%) Scrum
5 2 (6.06%) Integration Testing
5 2 (6.06%) System Testing
6 1 (3.03%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 20 (60.61%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (51.52%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) ISEB
2 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (51.52%) TickIT
1 17 (51.52%) ISO 9001
2 5 (15.15%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (21.21%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.06%) vSphere
2 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
2 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.03%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) DameWare
2 1 (3.03%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.09%) VMware
3 1 (3.03%) WatchGuard
3 1 (3.03%) Open-E
3 1 (3.03%) Lotus
3 1 (3.03%) Sage
3 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
3 1 (3.03%) Citrix
3 1 (3.03%) Avaya
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco
3 1 (3.03%) Adobe
3 1 (3.03%) HP