The first table below looks at the demand for Windows XP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 25 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 Luton region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 58 45 48
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 2 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 0.42% 0.29% 1.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.65% 0.99% 4.85%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 3
Average salary - £16,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -31.25%
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £28,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Operating Systems Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
121 101 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 25.42% 29.79% 27.84%
Number of salaries quoted 92 91 99
Average salary £47,250 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.17% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,600 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows XP
Bedfordshire

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Luton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Windows XP
Salary Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Luton region.

Windows XP Salary Trend in Luton

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) Avaya
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) Veritas
3 1 (33.33%) Lotus
3 1 (33.33%) Terminal Services
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) ISA Server
3 1 (33.33%) Symantec
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 1 (33.33%) Websense
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) BT
3 1 (33.33%) Frame Relay
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) 3Com
3 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
3 1 (33.33%) SecurID
3 1 (33.33%) Brocade
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) ATM
1 1 (33.33%) ISDN
1 1 (33.33%) VoIP
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) SMTP
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) MPLS
1 1 (33.33%) OSPF
1 1 (33.33%) BGP
1 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
1 1 (33.33%) Frame Relay
1 1 (33.33%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) Field Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ERP
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Terminal Services
1 1 (33.33%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) Avaya
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) Veritas
2 1 (33.33%) Lotus
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Symantec
2 1 (33.33%) Websense
2 1 (33.33%) BT
2 1 (33.33%) 3Com
2 1 (33.33%) Brocade
2 1 (33.33%) SonicWALL
2 1 (33.33%) Aruba
2 1 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco