The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 42 43 48
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 3 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.87% 0.56% 1.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.45% 1.72% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 4
Average salary £24,000 £34,250 £29,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.92% +17.09%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £27,500 £27,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +1.85%
Windows XP
South East

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

Operating Systems Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
87 116 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 25.29% 32.40% 24.84%
Number of salaries quoted 71 78 103
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £60,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Windows XP
Salary Trend in Middlesex

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

Windows XP Salary Trend in Middlesex

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco
3 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (37.50%) DHCP
4 3 (37.50%) MS Office
4 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) DNS
4 3 (37.50%) SCCM
4 3 (37.50%) ServiceNow
5 2 (25.00%) HP SIM
5 2 (25.00%) MCITP
5 2 (25.00%) Novell eDirectory
5 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (25.00%) SUSE
5 2 (25.00%) VMware
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL
5 2 (25.00%) Ethernet
5 2 (25.00%) FTP
5 2 (25.00%) HTTP
5 2 (25.00%) NetWare
5 2 (25.00%) Data Mining
5 2 (25.00%) LAN
5 2 (25.00%) WAN
5 2 (25.00%) SMTP
5 2 (25.00%) Linux

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (25.00%) GroupWise
2 2 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) DHCP
1 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
2 2 (25.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (25.00%) FTP
2 2 (25.00%) HTTP
2 2 (25.00%) LAN
2 2 (25.00%) WAN
2 2 (25.00%) SMTP
2 2 (25.00%) SAN
2 2 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (12.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Data Mining
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Desktop Support
2 3 (37.50%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (37.50%) Help Desk Support
3 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Firmware
1 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) SUSE
4 2 (25.00%) NetWare
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) MCITP
1 2 (25.00%) MCSE
1 2 (25.00%) MCSA
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) SCCM
2 2 (25.00%) HP SIM
2 2 (25.00%) ARCserve
2 2 (25.00%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) ServiceNow
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) HP
3 2 (25.00%) Dell
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) NetApp
3 2 (25.00%) Novell