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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 82 87 95
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +8
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 8 24 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.84% 1.74% 0.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.37% 8.08% 2.65%
Number of salaries quoted 8 20 5
Average salary £23,000 £27,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.36% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £19,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £34,250 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
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
183 297 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 19.22% 21.54% 23.16%
Number of salaries quoted 131 225 239
Average salary £41,500 £36,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.27% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,265 £24,700 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,200 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%

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 29 April 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
3 8 (72.73%) MS Office
3 8 (72.73%) Windows 8
4 6 (54.55%) Office 365
4 6 (54.55%) Firewall
4 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (54.55%) Citrix
4 6 (54.55%) VMware
5 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
6 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (36.36%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 4 (36.36%) Degree
6 4 (36.36%) Windows Vista
6 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
6 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
6 4 (36.36%) XenServer
6 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
6 4 (36.36%) Migration
6 4 (36.36%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
6 4 (36.36%) DHCP
6 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
6 4 (36.36%) DNS
6 4 (36.36%) SLA
6 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (36.36%) Symantec
6 4 (36.36%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (36.36%) HND

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (72.73%) MS Office
2 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (54.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) Firewall
2 4 (36.36%) DHCP
2 4 (36.36%) DNS
2 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
3 2 (18.18%) LAN
3 2 (18.18%) WAN
3 2 (18.18%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Help Desk Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Service Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Service Desk Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Support Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 3 (27.27%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (27.27%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support
4 2 (18.18%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (9.09%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Windows 8
3 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Vista
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
1 4 (36.36%) HND
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
2 4 (36.36%) VMware ESX
2 4 (36.36%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (36.36%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Backup Exec
1 4 (36.36%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (36.36%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) Citrix
2 6 (54.55%) VMware
3 4 (36.36%) Symantec
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco