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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 61 39 45
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +6
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 18 18 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 5.06% 4.97% 3.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.43% 9.28% 6.54%
Number of salaries quoted 18 18 10
Average salary £24,000 £35,000 £17,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.42% +105.88%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £26,500 £27,250
% change year-on-year
-5.66% -2.75%
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
134 194 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 37.64% 53.59% 45.95%
Number of salaries quoted 120 181 137
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 20 October 2014.

Windows XP Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 41 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (82.93%) Citrix
2 34 (82.93%) VMware
3 28 (68.29%) XenApp
3 28 (68.29%) Windows 7
4 21 (51.22%) Windows 2000
5 20 (48.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (48.78%) Internet
5 20 (48.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (46.34%) VMware ESXi
6 19 (46.34%) SQL Server
6 19 (46.34%) VMware ESX
6 19 (46.34%) Clustering
6 19 (46.34%) Intel
6 19 (46.34%) Back Office
7 18 (43.90%) Problem Management
7 18 (43.90%) Maximo
7 18 (43.90%) Tivoli
7 18 (43.90%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 18 (43.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 18 (43.90%) Symantec
7 18 (43.90%) IBM
7 18 (43.90%) Microsoft
7 18 (43.90%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 17 (41.46%) Active Directory
8 17 (41.46%) MS Excel
9 14 (34.15%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (26.83%) MS Exchange
11 10 (24.39%) Windows Vista
11 10 (24.39%) Exchange Server 2010

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 11 (26.83%) MS Exchange
2 10 (24.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (21.95%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 17 (41.46%) MS Excel
2 6 (14.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 18 (43.90%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 20 (48.78%) Internet
2 5 (12.20%) LAN
2 5 (12.20%) WAN
3 3 (7.32%) Wireless
4 1 (2.44%) Network Security
4 1 (2.44%) DHCP
4 1 (2.44%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (46.34%) SQL Server
General
1 19 (46.34%) Back Office
2 2 (4.88%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 19 (46.34%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 9 (21.95%) Desktop Support
3 7 (17.07%) Systems Administrator
3 7 (17.07%) Administrator
4 6 (14.63%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (12.20%) Desktop Support Administrator
5 5 (12.20%) Desktop Administrator
5 5 (12.20%) Analyst
5 5 (12.20%) Service Analyst
5 5 (12.20%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Support Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Systems Support
8 1 (2.44%) Technical Support
8 1 (2.44%) Technical Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) IT Administrator
8 1 (2.44%) Systems Support Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Wintel Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 19 (46.34%) Clustering
2 6 (14.63%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.88%) Thin Client
3 2 (4.88%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 41 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (68.29%) Windows 7
3 21 (51.22%) Windows 2000
4 20 (48.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (48.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (24.39%) Windows Vista
6 9 (21.95%) Windows 8
7 2 (4.88%) Linux
8 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (43.90%) Problem Management
2 8 (19.51%) ITIL
3 5 (12.20%) Service Delivery
4 2 (4.88%) Web Design
4 2 (4.88%) E-Commerce
4 2 (4.88%) Service Management
4 2 (4.88%) ITIL V2
5 1 (2.44%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) SC Cleared
1 5 (12.20%) DV Cleared
1 5 (12.20%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.32%) MCP
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.32%) MCDST
2 3 (7.32%) MCTS
2 3 (7.32%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (68.29%) XenApp
2 19 (46.34%) VMware ESXi
2 19 (46.34%) VMware ESX
3 18 (43.90%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 17 (41.46%) Active Directory
5 14 (34.15%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (7.32%) XenDesktop
7 2 (4.88%) Terminal Server
8 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 18 (43.90%) Tivoli
1 18 (43.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 18 (43.90%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 34 (82.93%) Citrix
1 34 (82.93%) VMware
2 19 (46.34%) Intel
3 18 (43.90%) IBM
3 18 (43.90%) Microsoft
3 18 (43.90%) Symantec
4 9 (21.95%) HP
4 9 (21.95%) Cisco