The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 75 84 70
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -14
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 2 4 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.27% 0.44% 1.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.85% 1.87% 7.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 17
Average salary £28,207 £18,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+56.70% -55.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,641 £18,000 £22,700
10% offered a salary of more than £32,773 £21,150 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £27,000 £25,000 £27,000
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -7.40%
Windows XP
Oxfordshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
236 214 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 31.30% 23.78% 24.13%
Number of salaries quoted 189 179 220
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,895 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.64% -1.61%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Windows XP
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Windows XP Salary Trend in Oxford

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 8
3 4 (66.67%) Advertising
3 4 (66.67%) Lync
3 4 (66.67%) CentOS
3 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (66.67%) PMI
3 4 (66.67%) PMI Certification
3 4 (66.67%) SAN
3 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) Apache
3 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (16.67%) Wise Package Studio
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) Altiris
5 1 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) Application Packaging
5 1 (16.67%) Software Packaging
5 1 (16.67%) Firewall
5 1 (16.67%) VBScript
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) LAN
5 1 (16.67%) WAN
5 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (16.67%) VPN

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 (66.67%) Lync
1 4 (66.67%) Apache
1 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Wise Package Studio
1 1 (16.67%) MSI
1 1 (16.67%) InstallShield
General
1 4 (66.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Support Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Support Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Application Packaging
1 1 (16.67%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 8
3 4 (66.67%) CentOS
3 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (66.67%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) PMI Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
1 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (16.67%) Altiris
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft