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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 63 48 51
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 19 14 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 4.48% 3.14% 3.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.59% 7.04% 6.75%
Number of salaries quoted 18 14 11
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £17,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +150.00%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £27,500 £27,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +1.85%
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
164 199 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 38.68% 44.62% 51.26%
Number of salaries quoted 156 187 157
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 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 22 August 2014.

Windows XP Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (89.29%) Citrix
2 25 (89.29%) VMware
3 20 (71.43%) XenApp
4 19 (67.86%) Windows 7
5 16 (57.14%) Windows 2000
6 14 (50.00%) Intel
6 14 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (50.00%) Internet
6 14 (50.00%) Back Office
6 14 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (50.00%) VMware ESX
6 14 (50.00%) Clustering
6 14 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
7 13 (46.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 13 (46.43%) Maximo
7 13 (46.43%) Problem Management
7 13 (46.43%) Tivoli
7 13 (46.43%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 13 (46.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 13 (46.43%) Symantec
7 13 (46.43%) SQL Server
7 13 (46.43%) IBM
7 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
8 12 (42.86%) Active Directory
9 11 (39.29%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (35.71%) MS Excel
11 6 (21.43%) HP
11 6 (21.43%) MS Exchange
11 6 (21.43%) Cisco

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 6 (21.43%) MS Exchange
1 6 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (46.43%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 14 (50.00%) Internet
2 2 (7.14%) LAN
2 2 (7.14%) WAN
2 2 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (46.43%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (50.00%) Back Office
2 2 (7.14%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 5 (17.86%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (17.86%) Desktop Support
3 4 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (14.29%) Administrator
4 3 (10.71%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Systems Support
5 2 (7.14%) Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Service Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Desktop Support Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) Desktop Administrator
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) IT Administrator
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Systems Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Wintel Specialist
6 1 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 14 (50.00%) Clustering
2 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.14%) Fat Client
3 2 (7.14%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (67.86%) Windows 7
3 16 (57.14%) Windows 2000
4 14 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (21.43%) Windows Vista
5 6 (21.43%) Windows 8
6 2 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) Problem Management
2 5 (17.86%) ITIL
3 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
3 2 (7.14%) Service Management
3 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
3 2 (7.14%) Web Design
3 2 (7.14%) ITIL V2
4 1 (3.57%) Customer Insight
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.14%) DV Cleared
1 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (71.43%) XenApp
2 14 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 14 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 13 (46.43%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 12 (42.86%) Active Directory
5 11 (39.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (10.71%) XenDesktop
7 2 (7.14%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 13 (46.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 13 (46.43%) Tivoli
1 13 (46.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 25 (89.29%) Citrix
1 25 (89.29%) VMware
2 14 (50.00%) Intel
3 13 (46.43%) Symantec
3 13 (46.43%) IBM
3 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
4 6 (21.43%) HP
4 6 (21.43%) Cisco