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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 60 30 48
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +18
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 9 19 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 2.24% 6.23% 1.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.38% 11.66% 4.11%
Number of salaries quoted 9 19 6
Average salary £55,000 £31,500 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+74.60% +43.18%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £26,000 £27,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -3.70%
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
122 163 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 30.42% 53.44% 41.13%
Number of salaries quoted 112 158 143
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
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
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 24 December 2014.

Windows XP Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (83.33%) Citrix
2 25 (83.33%) VMware
3 23 (76.67%) XenApp
4 22 (73.33%) Windows 7
5 19 (63.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (63.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (56.67%) Clustering
7 15 (50.00%) Active Directory
8 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
9 13 (43.33%) Internet
9 13 (43.33%) VMware ESX
10 12 (40.00%) SQL Server
10 12 (40.00%) Windows 2000
10 12 (40.00%) Intel
10 12 (40.00%) Back Office
10 12 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
11 11 (36.67%) IBM
11 11 (36.67%) Tivoli
11 11 (36.67%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 11 (36.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 11 (36.67%) Symantec
11 11 (36.67%) Maximo
11 11 (36.67%) Problem Management
11 11 (36.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 10 (33.33%) MS Excel
12 10 (33.33%) HP
12 10 (33.33%) Windows 8
13 9 (30.00%) SC Cleared

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 8 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 10 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (13.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (36.67%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 13 (43.33%) Internet
2 7 (23.33%) DHCP
2 7 (23.33%) DNS
3 5 (16.67%) Firewall
4 3 (10.00%) LAN
4 3 (10.00%) WAN
5 1 (3.33%) SAN
5 1 (3.33%) Wireless
5 1 (3.33%) Wireshark
5 1 (3.33%) Network Security
5 1 (3.33%) iSCSI
5 1 (3.33%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (40.00%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (40.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 6 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 6 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 6 (20.00%) Administrator
3 5 (16.67%) Design Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Desktop Support Administrator
3 5 (16.67%) Desktop Administrator
4 3 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Service Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (3.33%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Systems Support
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Support
6 1 (3.33%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) IT Administrator
6 1 (3.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 17 (56.67%) Clustering
2 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (73.33%) Windows 7
3 19 (63.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (63.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (40.00%) Windows 2000
5 10 (33.33%) Windows 8
6 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (20.00%) Windows Vista
7 5 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Problem Management
2 8 (26.67%) Service Delivery
3 5 (16.67%) Change Management
3 5 (16.67%) TOGAF
3 5 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (3.33%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (26.67%) DV Cleared
2 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (16.67%) MCSE
4 3 (10.00%) MCDST
4 3 (10.00%) MCTS
4 3 (10.00%) MCITP
4 3 (10.00%) MCP
5 1 (3.33%) CCA
5 1 (3.33%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (76.67%) XenApp
2 15 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 13 (43.33%) VMware ESX
4 12 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (36.67%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
7 1 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (3.33%) Terminal Services
7 1 (3.33%) XenServer
7 1 (3.33%) XenDesktop
7 1 (3.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (36.67%) Tivoli
1 11 (36.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 11 (36.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (3.33%) EdgeSight
2 1 (3.33%) SCCM
2 1 (3.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 25 (83.33%) Citrix
1 25 (83.33%) VMware
2 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 12 (40.00%) Intel
4 11 (36.67%) IBM
4 11 (36.67%) Symantec
5 10 (33.33%) HP
6 6 (20.00%) Cisco
7 1 (3.33%) AppSense
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £45,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago