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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 60 32 49
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +17
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 17 22 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 4.45% 6.45% 1.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.50% 11.96% 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 17 22 5
Average salary £41,500 £32,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.68% +20.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £19,725 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £48,300
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £26,500 £27,000
% change year-on-year
-5.66% -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
136 184 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 35.60% 53.96% 38.34%
Number of salaries quoted 122 179 109
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 £22,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £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 21 November 2014.

Windows XP Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (83.33%) Citrix
2 30 (83.33%) VMware
3 28 (77.78%) XenApp
3 28 (77.78%) Windows 7
4 23 (63.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (63.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 22 (61.11%) Clustering
6 20 (55.56%) Internet
7 19 (52.78%) Intel
7 19 (52.78%) SQL Server
7 19 (52.78%) Windows 2000
7 19 (52.78%) VMware ESX
7 19 (52.78%) Back Office
7 19 (52.78%) VMware ESXi
8 18 (50.00%) Problem Management
8 18 (50.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 18 (50.00%) Maximo
8 18 (50.00%) IBM
8 18 (50.00%) Tivoli
8 18 (50.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 18 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 18 (50.00%) Symantec
9 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
9 13 (36.11%) Active Directory
10 11 (30.56%) MS Excel
11 10 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (25.00%) Windows 8
12 9 (25.00%) HP
13 8 (22.22%) MS Exchange

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 7 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 11 (30.56%) MS Excel
2 5 (13.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 18 (50.00%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 20 (55.56%) Internet
2 4 (11.11%) DHCP
2 4 (11.11%) DNS
3 3 (8.33%) LAN
3 3 (8.33%) WAN
3 3 (8.33%) Firewall
4 2 (5.56%) Wireless
5 1 (2.78%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (52.78%) SQL Server
General
1 19 (52.78%) Back Office
2 1 (2.78%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 19 (52.78%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 7 (19.44%) Systems Administrator
2 7 (19.44%) Administrator
3 6 (16.67%) Desktop Support
4 5 (13.89%) Desktop Support Administrator
4 5 (13.89%) Desktop Administrator
5 4 (11.11%) Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Service Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Design Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (8.33%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Systems Support
8 1 (2.78%) Technical Support
8 1 (2.78%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Technical Support Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Desktop Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Technical Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) IT Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 22 (61.11%) Clustering
2 6 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (77.78%) Windows 7
3 23 (63.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (63.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (52.78%) Windows 2000
5 9 (25.00%) Windows 8
6 7 (19.44%) Windows Vista
7 3 (8.33%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 6 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 5 (13.89%) ITIL
4 3 (8.33%) Change Management
4 3 (8.33%) TOGAF
5 1 (2.78%) Software Distribution
5 1 (2.78%) Web Design
5 1 (2.78%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (2.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 6 (16.67%) DV Cleared
1 6 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.33%) MCP
2 3 (8.33%) MCSE
2 3 (8.33%) MCDST
2 3 (8.33%) MCTS
2 3 (8.33%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (77.78%) XenApp
2 19 (52.78%) VMware ESXi
2 19 (52.78%) VMware ESX
3 18 (50.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 13 (36.11%) Active Directory
5 10 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 18 (50.00%) Tivoli
1 18 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 18 (50.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 30 (83.33%) Citrix
1 30 (83.33%) VMware
2 19 (52.78%) Intel
3 18 (50.00%) IBM
3 18 (50.00%) Symantec
4 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
5 9 (25.00%) HP
6 6 (16.67%) Cisco