The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 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 Milton Keynes region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 96 83 47
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -36
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 7 26 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.54% 2.10% 4.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.32% 7.60% 14.68%
Number of salaries quoted 4 26 31
Average salary £25,250 £26,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.88% -42.22%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £27,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +1.88%
Operating Systems Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
302 342 293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 23.25% 27.65% 27.56%
Number of salaries quoted 236 310 246
Average salary £42,000 £39,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows XP
Buckinghamshire

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
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Windows XP Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (76.00%) MS Excel
2 19 (76.00%) Microsoft
3 16 (64.00%) Windows 7
4 14 (56.00%) Active Directory
4 14 (56.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (52.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (52.00%) Windows Vista
6 12 (48.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (44.00%) MS Office
8 9 (36.00%) MS Exchange
9 8 (32.00%) Degree
10 7 (28.00%) ITIL
10 7 (28.00%) SQL
10 7 (28.00%) TCP/IP
11 6 (24.00%) MCP
12 5 (20.00%) MCDBA
12 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
12 5 (20.00%) DHCP
12 5 (20.00%) DNS
12 5 (20.00%) SLA
12 5 (20.00%) Firewall
12 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
12 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (20.00%) Data Management
13 4 (16.00%) VMware
13 4 (16.00%) Backup Exec

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 9 (36.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 19 (76.00%) MS Excel
2 11 (44.00%) MS Office
3 5 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (20.00%) DHCP
2 5 (20.00%) DNS
2 5 (20.00%) Firewall
3 4 (16.00%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (16.00%) WAN
3 4 (16.00%) LAN
4 3 (12.00%) Network Security
5 2 (8.00%) Wireless
6 1 (4.00%) VPN
6 1 (4.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
1 1 (4.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Analyst
1 8 (32.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) DBA
3 4 (16.00%) Help Desk Support
3 4 (16.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) SQL DBA
3 4 (16.00%) Support Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Service Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (12.00%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) IT Support
5 2 (8.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Deployment Specialist
5 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (8.00%) Help Desk Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Server Support
6 1 (4.00%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (64.00%) Windows 7
3 13 (52.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (52.00%) Windows Vista
4 12 (48.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (12.00%) Windows 8
5 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (8.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) ITIL
2 5 (20.00%) Data Management
3 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (12.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (8.00%) Time Management
4 2 (8.00%) Migration
4 2 (8.00%) Change Management
5 1 (4.00%) Service Management
5 1 (4.00%) Data Security
5 1 (4.00%) Process Improvement
5 1 (4.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) VBScript
2 2 (8.00%) VB
3 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (56.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (32.00%) Degree
3 6 (24.00%) MCP
4 5 (20.00%) MCDBA
5 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (8.00%) MCITP
5 2 (8.00%) MCSE
5 2 (8.00%) MCSA
5 2 (8.00%) CCNA
5 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (56.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Backup Exec
1 4 (16.00%) SCCM
2 2 (8.00%) WSUS
3 1 (4.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (4.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (4.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (4.00%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 19 (76.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) VMware
2 4 (16.00%) McAfee
3 2 (8.00%) Computacenter
3 2 (8.00%) Remedy
3 2 (8.00%) Citrix
4 1 (4.00%) HP
4 1 (4.00%) Dell
4 1 (4.00%) Reuters
4 1 (4.00%) Bloomberg
4 1 (4.00%) Symantec
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco
4 1 (4.00%) ION Trading
4 1 (4.00%) StreamBase
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