The first table below looks at the demand for Windows XP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 28 July 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 Portsmouth region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 53 50 45
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 24 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 5.19% 2.86% 3.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.72% 7.41% 7.94%
Number of salaries quoted 23 11 10
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £42,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,500 £28,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year
-8.92% +7.69%
Operating Systems Category
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
163 162 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 35.28% 38.66% 45.00%
Number of salaries quoted 157 156 125
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £55,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows XP
Hampshire

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Windows XP
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

Windows XP Salary Trend in Portsmouth

Windows XP
Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Windows XP Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (82.86%) Citrix
2 29 (82.86%) VMware
3 24 (68.57%) Windows 7
4 22 (62.86%) XenApp
4 22 (62.86%) Windows 2000
5 18 (51.43%) Microsoft
6 17 (48.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (48.57%) Internet
6 17 (48.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (48.57%) VMware ESXi
6 17 (48.57%) VMware ESX
6 17 (48.57%) Clustering
6 17 (48.57%) Intel
6 17 (48.57%) Back Office
7 16 (45.71%) Problem Management
7 16 (45.71%) Maximo
7 16 (45.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 16 (45.71%) Tivoli
7 16 (45.71%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 16 (45.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 16 (45.71%) Symantec
7 16 (45.71%) IBM
7 16 (45.71%) SQL Server
8 12 (34.29%) MS Excel
8 12 (34.29%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (28.57%) ITIL
9 10 (28.57%) Active Directory
10 8 (22.86%) LAN
10 8 (22.86%) WAN

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 5 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (34.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 16 (45.71%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 17 (48.57%) Internet
2 8 (22.86%) LAN
2 8 (22.86%) WAN
3 2 (5.71%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (45.71%) SQL Server
General
1 17 (48.57%) Back Office
2 2 (5.71%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 17 (48.57%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 5 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
2 5 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
2 5 (14.29%) Analyst
2 5 (14.29%) Service Analyst
2 5 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (11.43%) Desktop Support
4 3 (8.57%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Technical Services Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.71%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Administrator
6 1 (2.86%) Systems Support
6 1 (2.86%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Wintel Specialist
6 1 (2.86%) Desktop Support Administrator
6 1 (2.86%) Desktop Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 17 (48.57%) Clustering
2 5 (14.29%) Fat Client
2 5 (14.29%) Thin Client
3 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (68.57%) Windows 7
3 22 (62.86%) Windows 2000
4 17 (48.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (48.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (14.29%) Windows Vista
5 5 (14.29%) Windows 8
6 2 (5.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (45.71%) Problem Management
2 10 (28.57%) ITIL
3 8 (22.86%) ITIL V2
4 5 (14.29%) Service Management
4 5 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 3 (8.57%) Customer Insight
6 2 (5.71%) Web Design
6 2 (5.71%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) SC Cleared
1 8 (22.86%) DV Cleared
1 8 (22.86%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 22 (62.86%) XenApp
2 17 (48.57%) VMware ESXi
2 17 (48.57%) VMware ESX
3 16 (45.71%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 12 (34.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (28.57%) Active Directory
6 3 (8.57%) XenDesktop
7 2 (5.71%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 16 (45.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 16 (45.71%) Tivoli
1 16 (45.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 29 (82.86%) Citrix
1 29 (82.86%) VMware
2 18 (51.43%) Microsoft
3 17 (48.57%) Intel
4 16 (45.71%) Symantec
4 16 (45.71%) IBM
5 5 (14.29%) Cisco
5 5 (14.29%) HP