The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 30 36 32
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 21 16 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 7.09% 4.20% 0.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.19% 9.30% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 21 16 1
Average salary £44,500 £24,000 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+85.41% +9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £27,000 £25,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -5.66%
Windows XP
Hampshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
104 172 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 35.14% 45.14% 19.64%
Number of salaries quoted 96 154 32
Average salary £44,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (93.55%) Citrix
2 29 (93.55%) Windows Server 2003
2 29 (93.55%) Windows Server 2008
2 29 (93.55%) XenApp
3 27 (87.10%) VMware
4 23 (74.19%) Windows 7
4 23 (74.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (70.97%) VMware ESX
6 21 (67.74%) Clustering
7 16 (51.61%) Back Office
7 16 (51.61%) Internet
7 16 (51.61%) Windows 2000
7 16 (51.61%) VMware ESXi
8 15 (48.39%) SC Cleared
8 15 (48.39%) Security Cleared
9 13 (41.94%) SQL
9 13 (41.94%) DHCP
9 13 (41.94%) DNS
9 13 (41.94%) Microsoft
9 13 (41.94%) Active Directory
10 11 (35.48%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (32.26%) MS Excel
11 10 (32.26%) VBScript
11 10 (32.26%) VB
11 10 (32.26%) ITIL
12 8 (25.81%) XenServer
12 8 (25.81%) XenDesktop
12 8 (25.81%) Root Cause Analysis
12 8 (25.81%) NetScaler

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 8 (25.81%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (32.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 16 (51.61%) Internet
2 13 (41.94%) DHCP
2 13 (41.94%) DNS
3 8 (25.81%) SAN
3 8 (25.81%) Wireshark
3 8 (25.81%) iSCSI
3 8 (25.81%) NetScaler
4 5 (16.13%) Firewall
5 2 (6.45%) LAN
5 2 (6.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
General
1 16 (51.61%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (51.61%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 10 (32.26%) Server Specialist
2 10 (32.26%) Windows Server Specialist
3 5 (16.13%) Design Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Technical Support Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Technical Support
4 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Service Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Technical Services Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Design Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Migration Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 21 (67.74%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (93.55%) Windows Server 2003
2 29 (93.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (74.19%) Windows 7
3 23 (74.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (51.61%) Windows 2000
5 5 (16.13%) Windows 2000 Server
5 5 (16.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) ITIL
2 8 (25.81%) Root Cause Analysis
3 7 (22.58%) Service Delivery
4 6 (19.35%) Problem Management
5 5 (16.13%) TOGAF
5 5 (16.13%) Change Management
6 1 (3.23%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 13 (41.94%) SQL
2 10 (32.26%) VBScript
2 10 (32.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (48.39%) SC Cleared
1 15 (48.39%) Security Cleared
2 8 (25.81%) CCA
2 8 (25.81%) Citrix Certification
3 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (22.58%) DV Cleared
4 5 (16.13%) MCSE
5 2 (6.45%) MCP
5 2 (6.45%) MCDST
5 2 (6.45%) MCTS
5 2 (6.45%) MCITP
System Software
1 29 (93.55%) XenApp
2 22 (70.97%) VMware ESX
3 16 (51.61%) VMware ESXi
4 13 (41.94%) Active Directory
5 11 (35.48%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (25.81%) Hyper-V
6 8 (25.81%) Terminal Services
6 8 (25.81%) Microsoft App-V
6 8 (25.81%) XenServer
6 8 (25.81%) XenDesktop
7 6 (19.35%) vSphere
7 6 (19.35%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 8 (25.81%) SCCM
1 8 (25.81%) SCOM
1 8 (25.81%) EdgeSight
2 6 (19.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 6 (19.35%) Tivoli
2 6 (19.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 29 (93.55%) Citrix
2 27 (87.10%) VMware
3 13 (41.94%) Microsoft
4 8 (25.81%) Cisco
4 8 (25.81%) AppSense
5 6 (19.35%) Symantec
5 6 (19.35%) IBM
5 6 (19.35%) Intel
6 5 (16.13%) HP