The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 56 50 49
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 5 1 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 1.29% 0.28% 3.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.26% 0.74% 8.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 10
Average salary £21,000 £37,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-44.00% -12.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,800 £37,500 £21,600
10% offered a salary of more than £36,600 £37,500 £43,200
UK excluding London average salary £25,500 £26,000 £27,000
% change year-on-year
-1.92% -3.70%
Windows XP
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Luton region.

Operating Systems Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
95 135 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 24.48% 37.50% 36.27%
Number of salaries quoted 72 128 128
Average salary £42,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £31,450 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,250 £50,000 £53,850
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
Salary Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Luton region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

Windows XP Salary Histogram in Luton

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) Migration
3 3 (50.00%) MS Office
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) IIS
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 2000
4 2 (33.33%) Lotus Domino
4 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
4 2 (33.33%) ATM
4 2 (33.33%) ISDN
4 2 (33.33%) VoIP
4 2 (33.33%) WAN
4 2 (33.33%) SMTP
4 2 (33.33%) DHCP
4 2 (33.33%) Ethernet
4 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (33.33%) VPN
4 2 (33.33%) DNS
4 2 (33.33%) Avaya
4 2 (33.33%) Juniper
4 2 (33.33%) Veritas
4 2 (33.33%) Lotus
4 2 (33.33%) Terminal Services
4 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (33.33%) ISA Server
4 2 (33.33%) Symantec

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 2 (33.33%) IIS
1 2 (33.33%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) ATM
1 2 (33.33%) ISDN
1 2 (33.33%) VoIP
1 2 (33.33%) WAN
1 2 (33.33%) SMTP
1 2 (33.33%) DHCP
1 2 (33.33%) Ethernet
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (33.33%) VPN
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
1 2 (33.33%) MPLS
1 2 (33.33%) OSPF
1 2 (33.33%) BGP
1 2 (33.33%) EIGRP
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
1 2 (33.33%) Wireless
1 2 (33.33%) Frame Relay
1 2 (33.33%) xDSL
2 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Field Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Service Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Manager
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Hardware Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) SecurID
2 1 (16.67%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 2000
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Vista
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Terminal Services
2 2 (33.33%) ISA Server
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) Dell
3 2 (33.33%) Brocade
3 2 (33.33%) SonicWALL
3 2 (33.33%) Aruba
3 2 (33.33%) F5
3 2 (33.33%) Avaya
3 2 (33.33%) Juniper
3 2 (33.33%) Veritas
3 2 (33.33%) Lotus
3 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 2 (33.33%) Symantec
3 2 (33.33%) Websense
3 2 (33.33%) BT
3 2 (33.33%) 3Com
4 1 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix