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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 98 62 79
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +17
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 2 31 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.19% 2.98% 1.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.97% 10.47% 5.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1 31 11
Average salary £37,500 £27,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% +22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
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
206 296 261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 19.81% 28.43% 23.58%
Number of salaries quoted 158 226 190
Average salary £35,500 £36,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.38% -8.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 13 February 2016, 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (50.00%) Citrix
4 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (50.00%) LAN
4 5 (50.00%) WAN
4 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (50.00%) VMware
4 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 4 (40.00%) Office 365
5 4 (40.00%) Mentoring
5 4 (40.00%) Wireless
5 4 (40.00%) Firewall
5 4 (40.00%) Cisco
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (40.00%) SQL
6 3 (30.00%) IIS
7 2 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (20.00%) Northgate
7 2 (20.00%) Finance
7 2 (20.00%) Banking
7 2 (20.00%) CSS
7 2 (20.00%) Unix
7 2 (20.00%) PowerBuilder
7 2 (20.00%) VBScript
7 2 (20.00%) VB
7 2 (20.00%) .NET
7 2 (20.00%) Oracle

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 3 (30.00%) IIS
2 2 (20.00%) Apache
2 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) LAN
1 5 (50.00%) WAN
2 4 (40.00%) Firewall
2 4 (40.00%) Wireless
3 1 (10.00%) ADSL
3 1 (10.00%) Internet
3 1 (10.00%) Intranet
3 1 (10.00%) ISDN
3 1 (10.00%) PSTN
3 1 (10.00%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (10.00%) VLAN
3 1 (10.00%) VPN
3 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) PowerBuilder
General
1 2 (20.00%) Banking
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (40.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle Support Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Systems Support Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) CSS
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (10.00%) Handset
1 1 (10.00%) iPad
1 1 (10.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) Unix
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) C
2 2 (20.00%) C++
2 2 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (20.00%) Python
2 2 (20.00%) VB
2 2 (20.00%) VBScript
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) DameWare
1 1 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Citrix
2 5 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco
4 2 (20.00%) Northgate
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle
5 1 (10.00%) Altiris
5 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (10.00%) Symantec