The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 58 63 61
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 9 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 1.62% 1.66% 1.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.00% 5.00% 4.21%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 2
Average salary £23,000 £22,500 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £27,000 £25,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -5.66%
Windows XP
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

Operating Systems Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
180 220 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 32.43% 33.13% 27.86%
Number of salaries quoted 151 194 172
Average salary £35,000 £31,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,900 £20,436 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Windows XP
Salary Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Somerset region.

Windows XP Salary Trend in Somerset

Windows XP
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Taunton +10 3 £23,000 -38.66%
Street - 1 £25,000 -
Windows XP
South West

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
3 12 (75.00%) Windows 8
4 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
5 7 (43.75%) MS Office
6 6 (37.50%) Windows 7
7 5 (31.25%) VPN
8 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
9 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
9 3 (18.75%) Java
9 3 (18.75%) Windows 2000
9 3 (18.75%) MCSE
9 3 (18.75%) MCSA
9 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
9 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
9 3 (18.75%) Adobe
9 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (18.75%) Advertising
9 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
9 3 (18.75%) Firewall
9 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (18.75%) Office 365
9 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (18.75%) WSUS
9 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (18.75%) SCCM
10 2 (12.50%) Windows Vista
10 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
11 1 (6.25%) Law

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (43.75%) MS Office
2 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) VPN
2 3 (18.75%) Firewall
2 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.25%) FTP
General
1 3 (18.75%) Advertising
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Service Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (31.25%) IT Support
4 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (12.50%) Support Consultant
5 2 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Consultant
5 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Solutions Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Support
6 1 (6.25%) Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) EPoS
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (75.00%) Windows 8
3 6 (37.50%) Windows 7
4 3 (18.75%) Windows 2000
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Vista
6 1 (6.25%) Android
6 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
2 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) MCSE
1 3 (18.75%) MCSA
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) WSUS
1 3 (18.75%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Adobe