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 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 62 49 84
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +35
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 29 32 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 3.03% 4.78% 0.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.55% 18.60% 2.87%
Number of salaries quoted 29 31 5
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 £32,000 £32,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £36,300
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £28,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +5.66%
Operating Systems Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
214 172 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 22.36% 25.67% 29.33%
Number of salaries quoted 188 155 213
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 £29,800 £22,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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 22 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 22 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 15 £32,500 -7.14%
Leicester -18 1 £27,500 -27.63%
Windows XP
East Midlands

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 22 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 60 (100.00%) Windows
2 53 (88.33%) Windows Vista
3 51 (85.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 43 (71.67%) SQL
4 43 (71.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 40 (66.67%) Degree
5 40 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (66.67%) Automated Testing
5 40 (66.67%) Mobile App
6 25 (41.67%) Cyber Security
6 25 (41.67%) TickIT
6 25 (41.67%) Identity Management
6 25 (41.67%) Finance
6 25 (41.67%) Biometrics
6 25 (41.67%) Smartcard
6 25 (41.67%) ISO 9001
7 17 (28.33%) Active Directory
8 15 (25.00%) Software Testing
8 15 (25.00%) Manual Testing
9 13 (21.67%) MS Exchange
10 11 (18.33%) VMware
10 11 (18.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (18.33%) Windows 7
11 10 (16.67%) Hyper-V
11 10 (16.67%) Microsoft
11 10 (16.67%) DNS
12 9 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2007
12 9 (15.00%) DHCP
12 9 (15.00%) SQL Server
13 8 (13.33%) Firewall

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 13 (21.67%) MS Exchange
2 9 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (5.00%) Lync
5 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.67%) DNS
2 9 (15.00%) DHCP
3 8 (13.33%) Firewall
4 4 (6.67%) NetScreen
4 4 (6.67%) TCP/IP
4 4 (6.67%) SAN
5 3 (5.00%) Wireless
5 3 (5.00%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.67%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (5.00%) TestPartner
1 3 (5.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 25 (41.67%) Finance
2 6 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (41.67%) Test Engineer
2 15 (25.00%) Tester
3 8 (13.33%) IT Support
4 5 (8.33%) Server Support
4 5 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Customer Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Analyst
5 4 (6.67%) Customer Service Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Senior Support Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Test Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Systems Test Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) IT Support Engineer
8 1 (1.67%) Senior Technical Consultant
8 1 (1.67%) Service Desk Analyst
8 1 (1.67%) Software Test Analyst
8 1 (1.67%) Senior Consultant
8 1 (1.67%) Consultant
8 1 (1.67%) Support Analyst
8 1 (1.67%) 1st Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 40 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 25 (41.67%) Biometrics
2 25 (41.67%) Smartcard
3 1 (1.67%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.67%) EPoS
3 1 (1.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 60 (100.00%) Windows
2 53 (88.33%) Windows Vista
3 51 (85.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 43 (71.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (18.33%) Windows 7
6 5 (8.33%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.67%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 40 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 25 (41.67%) Cyber Security
2 25 (41.67%) Identity Management
3 15 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 15 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 4 (6.67%) Requirements Management
5 3 (5.00%) System Testing
5 3 (5.00%) Scrum
5 3 (5.00%) Integration Testing
6 1 (1.67%) Time Management
6 1 (1.67%) Network Management
6 1 (1.67%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (71.67%) SQL
2 3 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 40 (66.67%) Degree
2 3 (5.00%) ISEB
3 1 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.67%) MCITP
3 1 (1.67%) CCA
3 1 (1.67%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.67%) MCSE
3 1 (1.67%) VCAP
3 1 (1.67%) CCEE
3 1 (1.67%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (41.67%) TickIT
1 25 (41.67%) ISO 9001
2 3 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (28.33%) Active Directory
2 11 (18.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 5 (8.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 11 (18.33%) VMware
2 10 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.67%) HP
4 3 (5.00%) Open-E
5 2 (3.33%) Citrix
6 1 (1.67%) Cisco