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 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 - 75 49
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 0 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset - 0.40% 1.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 1.49% 4.29%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 6
Average salary - £30,250 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%
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
166 202 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 26.99% 26.79% 26.92%
Number of salaries quoted 140 185 125
Average salary £35,000 £33,300 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.10% +2.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £21,850
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £44,000 £47,500
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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (50.00%) MS Office
4 5 (50.00%) VPN
5 4 (40.00%) Windows 8
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Office Automation
6 3 (30.00%) Office Automation
7 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
7 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
7 2 (20.00%) Blackberry
7 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
7 2 (20.00%) Android
7 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 2 (20.00%) EPoS
7 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
8 1 (10.00%) ADSL
8 1 (10.00%) Broadband
8 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
8 1 (10.00%) ITIL
8 1 (10.00%) Linux
8 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000
8 1 (10.00%) Intranet
8 1 (10.00%) Extranet
8 1 (10.00%) 3G
8 1 (10.00%) CRM
8 1 (10.00%) SLA
8 1 (10.00%) Asset Management

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) WorkSite
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (10.00%) Intranet
2 1 (10.00%) Extranet
2 1 (10.00%) 3G
2 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (10.00%) ADSL
2 1 (10.00%) Broadband
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (10.00%) Law
1 1 (10.00%) Mandarin Language
1 1 (10.00%) French Language
1 1 (10.00%) German Language
1 1 (10.00%) Italian Language
1 1 (10.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Service Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) EPoS
1 2 (20.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (40.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (20.00%) Android
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Vista
5 1 (10.00%) Linux
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Office Automation
1 3 (30.00%) Office Automation
2 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) Service Management
3 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (10.00%) Content Management
3 1 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (10.00%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) MOS
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix
2 1 (10.00%) VMware