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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 47 61 51
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -10
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 12 19 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 3.05% 4.59% 3.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.96% 11.95% 7.54%
Number of salaries quoted 12 18 15
Average salary £24,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.52% -
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%
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
134 159 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 34.10% 38.41% 45.54%
Number of salaries quoted 124 151 187
Average salary £36,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.29% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 19 (67.86%) VMware
3 19 (67.86%) Citrix
4 16 (57.14%) Windows 2000
4 16 (57.14%) MS Excel
4 16 (57.14%) ITIL
4 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 16 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 16 (57.14%) Security Cleared
5 15 (53.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (53.57%) XenApp
5 15 (53.57%) VMware ESX
5 15 (53.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (46.43%) Service Management
6 13 (46.43%) LAN
6 13 (46.43%) WAN
7 12 (42.86%) Internet
7 12 (42.86%) Clustering
7 12 (42.86%) Back Office
7 12 (42.86%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (32.14%) MCDST
9 9 (32.14%) MCTS
9 9 (32.14%) MCITP
9 9 (32.14%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (32.14%) MCP
9 9 (32.14%) MS Office
10 8 (28.57%) VBScript
10 8 (28.57%) VB

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 4 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 16 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 9 (32.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 13 (46.43%) LAN
1 13 (46.43%) WAN
2 12 (42.86%) Internet
3 3 (10.71%) Wireshark
3 3 (10.71%) iSCSI
3 3 (10.71%) NetScaler
3 3 (10.71%) DHCP
3 3 (10.71%) DNS
3 3 (10.71%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (42.86%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 8 (28.57%) Server Specialist
2 8 (28.57%) Windows Server Specialist
3 4 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Technical Services Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Service Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 12 (42.86%) Clustering
2 4 (14.29%) Fat Client
2 4 (14.29%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 16 (57.14%) Windows 2000
4 15 (53.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (53.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) ITIL
2 13 (46.43%) Service Management
3 4 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 4 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 4 (14.29%) ITIL V2
4 3 (10.71%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) VBScript
1 8 (28.57%) VB
2 3 (10.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 9 (32.14%) MCP
2 9 (32.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (32.14%) MCDST
2 9 (32.14%) MCTS
2 9 (32.14%) MCITP
3 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.71%) DV Cleared
3 3 (10.71%) CCA
3 3 (10.71%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 16 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 15 (53.57%) VMware ESX
2 15 (53.57%) XenApp
3 12 (42.86%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (14.29%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 3 (10.71%) Hyper-V
6 3 (10.71%) XenServer
6 3 (10.71%) XenDesktop
6 3 (10.71%) vSphere
6 3 (10.71%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (10.71%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) Tivoli
1 4 (14.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 4 (14.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 3 (10.71%) EdgeSight
2 3 (10.71%) SCCM
2 3 (10.71%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (67.86%) Citrix
1 19 (67.86%) VMware
2 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (14.29%) Intel
3 4 (14.29%) IBM
3 4 (14.29%) Symantec
4 3 (10.71%) AppSense
4 3 (10.71%) Cisco
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