The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 84 71 61
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -10
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 21 27 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.46% 2.35% 2.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.05% 8.21% 9.23%
Number of salaries quoted 21 23 22
Average salary £21,000 £25,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £18,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,500 £28,000
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -8.92%
Windows XP
Buckinghamshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
298 329 336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 20.77% 28.61% 30.60%
Number of salaries quoted 237 264 284
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Windows XP
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Windows XP Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 47 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (55.32%) Microsoft
3 23 (48.94%) ITIL
3 23 (48.94%) Windows 7
4 22 (46.81%) MS Excel
5 20 (42.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (38.30%) Active Directory
6 18 (38.30%) SLA
7 15 (31.91%) MS Office
8 14 (29.79%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (29.79%) Windows 8
9 12 (25.53%) VMware
10 11 (23.40%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (23.40%) Office 365
10 11 (23.40%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (21.28%) Time Management
12 9 (19.15%) Juniper
13 8 (17.02%) Exchange Server 2010
13 8 (17.02%) MS Exchange
13 8 (17.02%) Linux
13 8 (17.02%) MCSE
13 8 (17.02%) Blackberry
14 7 (14.89%) Apple
14 7 (14.89%) Firewall
14 7 (14.89%) Telecoms
14 7 (14.89%) Finance
14 7 (14.89%) Pegasus
14 7 (14.89%) Avaya
14 7 (14.89%) Exchange Server 2013
14 7 (14.89%) Cyber Security

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 8 (17.02%) MS Exchange
1 8 (17.02%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (14.89%) Exchange Server 2013
2 7 (14.89%) Exchange Server 2003
2 7 (14.89%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (12.77%) Apache
3 6 (12.77%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (46.81%) MS Excel
2 15 (31.91%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (23.40%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.89%) Firewall
2 4 (8.51%) ATM
3 2 (4.26%) Ethernet
3 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.26%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
1 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2000
1 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Apache Ivy
General
1 7 (14.89%) Telecoms
1 7 (14.89%) Finance
2 6 (12.77%) Legal
3 3 (6.38%) Retail
4 2 (4.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 23 (48.94%) Analyst
2 17 (36.17%) Support Analyst
3 10 (21.28%) 2nd Line Support
4 9 (19.15%) Help Desk Support
4 9 (19.15%) Help Desk Analyst
4 9 (19.15%) 1st Line Support
5 8 (17.02%) Support Engineer
6 7 (14.89%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 7 (14.89%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (12.77%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 5 (10.64%) Service Desk Analyst
8 5 (10.64%) Service Analyst
9 4 (8.51%) Technical Specialist
10 3 (6.38%) Junior Project Manager
10 3 (6.38%) Help Desk Technician
10 3 (6.38%) 1st Line Support Technician
10 3 (6.38%) Applications Support Analyst
10 3 (6.38%) Support Technician
10 3 (6.38%) Applications Support
10 3 (6.38%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) COM
1 3 (6.38%) Middleware
1 3 (6.38%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Blackberry
2 7 (14.89%) Statistics
3 6 (12.77%) Client/Server
4 4 (8.51%) Data Centre
5 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.13%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 47 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (48.94%) Windows 7
3 20 (42.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (29.79%) Windows 8
5 11 (23.40%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (17.02%) Linux
7 7 (14.89%) Android
8 6 (12.77%) Windows Vista
9 5 (10.64%) Mac OS X
10 3 (6.38%) UNIX
10 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (48.94%) ITIL
2 10 (21.28%) Time Management
3 7 (14.89%) Cyber Security
3 7 (14.89%) Incident Management
4 6 (12.77%) Data Analysis
5 4 (8.51%) Migration
6 3 (6.38%) Service Delivery
6 3 (6.38%) WFM
6 3 (6.38%) CRM
7 1 (2.13%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.13%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.77%) Java
1 6 (12.77%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (29.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (17.02%) MCSE
3 5 (10.64%) MCP
4 3 (6.38%) Degree
4 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.13%) MCSA
5 1 (2.13%) CCNA
5 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.13%) MOS
5 1 (2.13%) MCDST
5 1 (2.13%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (38.30%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (38.30%) Active Directory
2 11 (23.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (14.89%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.13%) SCCM
2 1 (2.13%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 26 (55.32%) Microsoft
2 12 (25.53%) VMware
3 9 (19.15%) Juniper
4 7 (14.89%) Pegasus
4 7 (14.89%) Apple
4 7 (14.89%) Fortinet
4 7 (14.89%) Avaya
5 5 (10.64%) Citrix
6 3 (6.38%) Oracle
7 2 (4.26%) McAfee
8 1 (2.13%) Cisco