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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 33 48 34
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -14
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 16 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 5.63% 2.42% 1.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.67% 8.33% 5.63%
Number of salaries quoted 16 9 3
Average salary £44,500 £26,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+71.15% -30.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £23,000 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,800 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £25,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+3.92% -7.27%
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
96 120 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 33.80% 29.06% 29.96%
Number of salaries quoted 84 108 69
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 29 May 2015.

Windows XP Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (93.55%) Citrix
3 28 (90.32%) Windows Server 2003
3 28 (90.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (90.32%) XenApp
4 27 (87.10%) VMware
5 25 (80.65%) VMware ESX
6 22 (70.97%) Windows 7
6 22 (70.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (64.52%) Clustering
7 20 (64.52%) Windows 2000
8 19 (61.29%) Internet
8 19 (61.29%) Back Office
8 19 (61.29%) VMware ESXi
9 13 (41.94%) VBScript
9 13 (41.94%) VB
10 12 (38.71%) Security Cleared
11 11 (35.48%) SC Cleared
11 11 (35.48%) ITIL
11 11 (35.48%) MS Excel
12 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
12 10 (32.26%) Active Directory
13 9 (29.03%) SQL
13 9 (29.03%) DHCP
13 9 (29.03%) DNS
14 8 (25.81%) Cisco
14 8 (25.81%) MS Exchange
14 8 (25.81%) CCA
14 8 (25.81%) Citrix Certification
14 8 (25.81%) SCCM

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 8 (25.81%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (35.48%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 19 (61.29%) Internet
2 9 (29.03%) DHCP
2 9 (29.03%) DNS
3 8 (25.81%) iSCSI
3 8 (25.81%) Wireshark
3 8 (25.81%) SAN
3 8 (25.81%) NetScaler
4 3 (9.68%) LAN
4 3 (9.68%) WAN
5 1 (3.23%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
General
1 19 (61.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (61.29%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 13 (41.94%) Windows Server Specialist
2 13 (41.94%) Server Specialist
3 2 (6.45%) Analyst
3 2 (6.45%) Technical Support
3 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Service Analyst
3 2 (6.45%) Technical Support Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (6.45%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (6.45%) Technical Services Analyst
3 2 (6.45%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 20 (64.52%) Clustering
2 1 (3.23%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.23%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (90.32%) Windows Server 2003
2 28 (90.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (70.97%) Windows 7
3 22 (70.97%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (64.52%) Windows 2000
5 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.23%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) ITIL
2 8 (25.81%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (19.35%) Problem Management
4 4 (12.90%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.23%) ITIL V2
5 1 (3.23%) TOGAF
5 1 (3.23%) Migration
5 1 (3.23%) Change Management
5 1 (3.23%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (41.94%) VBScript
1 13 (41.94%) VB
2 9 (29.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (38.71%) Security Cleared
2 11 (35.48%) SC Cleared
3 8 (25.81%) CCA
3 8 (25.81%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (12.90%) DV Cleared
5 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (6.45%) MCP
6 2 (6.45%) MCDST
6 2 (6.45%) MCTS
6 2 (6.45%) MCITP
7 1 (3.23%) MCSE
System Software
1 28 (90.32%) XenApp
2 25 (80.65%) VMware ESX
3 19 (61.29%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (32.26%) Active Directory
5 8 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (25.81%) Terminal Services
5 8 (25.81%) Microsoft App-V
5 8 (25.81%) XenServer
5 8 (25.81%) XenDesktop
5 8 (25.81%) Hyper-V
6 6 (19.35%) vSphere
6 6 (19.35%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 8 (25.81%) SCCM
1 8 (25.81%) SCOM
1 8 (25.81%) EdgeSight
2 6 (19.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 6 (19.35%) Tivoli
2 6 (19.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 29 (93.55%) Citrix
2 27 (87.10%) VMware
3 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
4 8 (25.81%) Cisco
4 8 (25.81%) AppSense
5 6 (19.35%) Intel
5 6 (19.35%) Symantec
5 6 (19.35%) IBM
6 1 (3.23%) HP