The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Plymouth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 19 14 16
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 3 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Plymouth 5.08% 5.00% 2.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.50% 16.67% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 1
Average salary £18,000 £29,500 £105,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.98% -71.90%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -
Windows XP
Devon

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

Operating Systems Category
Plymouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
24 18 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Plymouth 40.68% 30.00% 29.27%
Number of salaries quoted 14 18 12
Average salary £19,500 £29,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.89% -13.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £24,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £98,500 £32,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Plymouth

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Plymouth

Windows XP
Salary Trend in Plymouth

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

Windows XP Salary Trend in Plymouth

Windows XP
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Plymouth

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Plymouth 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 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) IIS
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Vista
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (100.00%) Office 365
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection Act

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Plymouth by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Plymouth 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 (100.00%) IIS
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) Help Desk Support Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) PC Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) Help Desk Support
2 3 (75.00%) PC Support
2 3 (75.00%) Help Desk Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) PC Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Field Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Field Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Vista
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Time Management
1 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft