The first table below looks at the demand for Windows XP skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 150 105 115
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +10
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 403 559 536
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.68% 2.49% 2.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.21% 8.61% 7.48%
Number of salaries quoted 355 414 488
Average salary £25,250 £27,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.18% -5.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £20,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,800 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £26,500 £26,250
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +0.95%
Operating Systems Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
6490 6493 7163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 27.02% 28.90% 29.24%
Number of salaries quoted 5419 5480 6263
Average salary £39,500 £39,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.28% +1.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Windows XP
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Windows XP Salary Trend in the South East

Windows XP
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows XP across the South East region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Windows XP Salary Histogram in the South East

Windows XP
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the South East region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Surrey -4 94 £26,500 -3.63% 6
Hampshire -21 90 £23,250 -16.96% 7
Berkshire -72 86 £25,500 -18.40% 15
West Sussex +38 68 £27,500 +30.95% 6
Kent -16 20 £23,500 -12.96% 3
Buckinghamshire -13 17 £22,500 -10.00% 4
Oxfordshire -58 14 £25,250 -19.20% 3
Middlesex +6 7 £33,500 +24.07%
East Sussex -10 7 £28,500 -8.80%
Sussex -5 1 - -
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 786 (100.00%) Windows
2 466 (59.29%) Active Directory
3 446 (56.74%) Microsoft
4 359 (45.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 330 (41.98%) Windows Server 2003
6 324 (41.22%) Windows 7
7 319 (40.59%) MS Office
8 286 (36.39%) MS Excel
9 263 (33.46%) ITIL
10 222 (28.24%) MS Exchange
11 200 (25.45%) VMware
12 177 (22.52%) SQL
13 159 (20.23%) DNS
14 158 (20.10%) Citrix
15 148 (18.83%) SQL Server
16 145 (18.45%) TCP/IP
17 140 (17.81%) VMware Infrastructure
18 139 (17.68%) LAN
19 135 (17.18%) Cisco
20 132 (16.79%) Windows 8
21 130 (16.54%) WAN
22 127 (16.16%) VPN
23 119 (15.14%) Microsoft Certification
24 108 (13.74%) DHCP
25 106 (13.49%) Exchange Server 2003
26 104 (13.23%) Firewall
27 100 (12.72%) SLA
28 98 (12.47%) Windows 2000
28 98 (12.47%) Exchange Server 2010
29 96 (12.21%) Windows Vista

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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
1 222 (28.24%) MS Exchange
2 106 (13.49%) Exchange Server 2003
3 98 (12.47%) Exchange Server 2010
4 90 (11.45%) Exchange Server 2007
5 82 (10.43%) SharePoint
6 50 (6.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 47 (5.98%) IIS
8 30 (3.82%) SharePoint Server
9 20 (2.54%) IBM Notes
9 20 (2.54%) SharePoint 2010
10 18 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2013
11 14 (1.78%) Lync
12 10 (1.27%) Lotus Domino
13 8 (1.02%) Exchange Server 5.5
14 7 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
15 6 (0.76%) GroupWise
16 5 (0.64%) WebSphere
17 4 (0.51%) Drupal
17 4 (0.51%) WordPress
18 3 (0.38%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 319 (40.59%) MS Office
2 286 (36.39%) MS Excel
3 15 (1.91%) MS Visio
3 15 (1.91%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.25%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.13%) InDesign
5 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (1.53%) Maximo
2 4 (0.51%) Sage 200
3 3 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.13%) Magento
5 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.13%) SalesLogix
5 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.13%) Line 50
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.89%) SaaS
2 6 (0.76%) Office 365
3 3 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.13%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 159 (20.23%) DNS
2 145 (18.45%) TCP/IP
3 139 (17.68%) LAN
4 130 (16.54%) WAN
5 127 (16.16%) VPN
6 108 (13.74%) DHCP
7 104 (13.23%) Firewall
8 74 (9.41%) Internet
9 47 (5.98%) SAN
10 46 (5.85%) VoIP
11 33 (4.20%) Wireless
12 30 (3.82%) SSL
13 25 (3.18%) Cisco ASA
14 24 (3.05%) Wi-Fi
15 20 (2.54%) Network Security
16 19 (2.42%) IPsec
17 18 (2.29%) VLAN
18 14 (1.78%) IP Telephony
18 14 (1.78%) FTP
19 12 (1.53%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (18.83%) SQL Server
2 49 (6.23%) SQL Server 2005
3 40 (5.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 28 (3.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 26 (3.31%) Relational Database
6 25 (3.18%) SQL Server 2012
7 14 (1.78%) SQL Server 2000
8 8 (1.02%) RDBMS
9 7 (0.89%) IDOL
10 6 (0.76%) QlikView
11 5 (0.64%) Oracle Database
11 5 (0.64%) Crystal Reports
12 4 (0.51%) MySQL
13 2 (0.25%) Data Mining
14 1 (0.13%) MS Access
14 1 (0.13%) Oracle Database 10g
14 1 (0.13%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 16 (2.04%) Visual Studio
1 16 (2.04%) MSI
2 15 (1.91%) InstallShield
3 14 (1.78%) Subversion
3 14 (1.78%) JIRA
3 14 (1.78%) Rational DOORS
3 14 (1.78%) MSBuild
3 14 (1.78%) Jenkins
4 8 (1.02%) LoadRunner
5 7 (0.89%) TestDirector
6 5 (0.64%) Wise Package Studio
7 3 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.38%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (0.38%) WinRunner
8 2 (0.25%) NetBeans
8 2 (0.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.25%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.13%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.13%) StarTeam
General
1 90 (11.45%) Finance
2 55 (7.00%) Telecoms
3 46 (5.85%) Retail
4 32 (4.07%) Back Office
5 14 (1.78%) Legal
5 14 (1.78%) Manufacturing
6 12 (1.53%) Automotive
7 9 (1.15%) Electronics
8 8 (1.02%) German Language
9 7 (0.89%) Law
10 6 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (0.64%) Spanish Language
11 5 (0.64%) Billing
11 5 (0.64%) French Language
12 3 (0.38%) Banking
12 3 (0.38%) Marketing
12 3 (0.38%) Advertising
12 3 (0.38%) Games
13 2 (0.25%) Italian Language
14 1 (0.13%) Military
Job Titles
1 211 (26.84%) Analyst
2 155 (19.72%) Support Engineer
3 122 (15.52%) Support Analyst
4 112 (14.25%) IT Support
5 93 (11.83%) 2nd Line Support
6 87 (11.07%) Service Analyst
7 86 (10.94%) Service Desk Analyst
8 78 (9.92%) 1st Line Support
9 66 (8.40%) Desktop Support
10 47 (5.98%) Technical Support
11 41 (5.22%) Applications Support
12 38 (4.83%) Help Desk Support
13 37 (4.71%) Desktop Engineer
14 35 (4.45%) Support Technician
15 33 (4.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 31 (3.94%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
17 29 (3.69%) IT Support Technician
17 29 (3.69%) Desktop Analyst
18 28 (3.56%) IT Support Engineer
18 28 (3.56%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (6.62%) .NET
2 31 (3.94%) .NET Framework
3 25 (3.18%) XML
4 20 (2.54%) HTML
5 15 (1.91%) SOAP
6 14 (1.78%) Web Services
6 14 (1.78%) REST
6 14 (1.78%) WCF
6 14 (1.78%) WPF
7 7 (0.89%) COM
8 6 (0.76%) ASP.NET
9 4 (0.51%) CSS
9 4 (0.51%) ODBC
10 3 (0.38%) XSLT
10 3 (0.38%) MSMQ
10 3 (0.38%) XML Schema
10 3 (0.38%) JSP
11 2 (0.25%) Application Packaging
11 2 (0.25%) jQuery
11 2 (0.25%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 78 (9.92%) Blackberry
2 45 (5.73%) Thin Client
2 45 (5.73%) Fat Client
3 31 (3.94%) Clustering
4 26 (3.31%) iPhone
5 24 (3.05%) Management Information System
6 21 (2.67%) Computer Science
7 20 (2.54%) EPoS
8 10 (1.27%) iPad
8 10 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
9 9 (1.15%) PKI
10 8 (1.02%) Replication
10 8 (1.02%) CAN bus
10 8 (1.02%) Handset
11 7 (0.89%) Chip and PIN
12 6 (0.76%) Client/Server
12 6 (0.76%) Device Driver
12 6 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.51%) HP StorageWorks
13 4 (0.51%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 786 (100.00%) Windows
2 359 (45.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 330 (41.98%) Windows Server 2003
4 324 (41.22%) Windows 7
5 132 (16.79%) Windows 8
6 98 (12.47%) Windows 2000
7 96 (12.21%) Windows Vista
8 94 (11.96%) Windows Server 2012
9 58 (7.38%) Linux
10 25 (3.18%) Android
11 22 (2.80%) Windows 2000 Server
12 17 (2.16%) UNIX
13 14 (1.78%) Mac OS X
13 14 (1.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 13 (1.65%) Windows Phone
15 9 (1.15%) CentOS
16 8 (1.02%) Windows XP Embedded
17 5 (0.64%) Windows Mobile
17 5 (0.64%) Mac OS
18 4 (0.51%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 263 (33.46%) ITIL
2 59 (7.51%) Service Management
3 42 (5.34%) Service Delivery
4 29 (3.69%) ITIL V2
5 25 (3.18%) Time Management
5 25 (3.18%) Problem Management
6 24 (3.05%) Software Engineering
7 21 (2.67%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (2.16%) OO
9 16 (2.04%) Disaster Recovery
10 14 (1.78%) Incident Management
11 13 (1.65%) ITSM
12 12 (1.53%) TDD
12 12 (1.53%) Asset Management
12 12 (1.53%) Project Management
12 12 (1.53%) ERP
12 12 (1.53%) Software Distribution
13 11 (1.40%) Change Control
13 11 (1.40%) Customer Insight
13 11 (1.40%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 177 (22.52%) SQL
2 35 (4.45%) C++
3 28 (3.56%) Java
4 27 (3.44%) C
5 25 (3.18%) C#
6 20 (2.54%) T-SQL
7 14 (1.78%) C++/CLI
7 14 (1.78%) PowerShell
8 9 (1.15%) VB
9 8 (1.02%) Assembly Language
10 7 (0.89%) VBScript
10 7 (0.89%) JavaScript
11 4 (0.51%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.25%) VB6
12 2 (0.25%) PHP
13 1 (0.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 119 (15.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 96 (12.21%) Security Cleared
3 75 (9.54%) Cisco Certification
4 74 (9.41%) Degree
4 74 (9.41%) MCP
5 72 (9.16%) SC Cleared
6 68 (8.65%) MCSE
6 68 (8.65%) CCNA
7 47 (5.98%) MCITP
8 39 (4.96%) DV Cleared
9 29 (3.69%) MCSA
10 23 (2.93%) CCNP
11 22 (2.80%) MCTS
12 18 (2.29%) Citrix Certification
13 17 (2.16%) CCA
14 13 (1.65%) ISEB
15 11 (1.40%) A+ Certification
16 10 (1.27%) CCIE
16 10 (1.27%) MCDST
17 9 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (12.72%) SLA
2 5 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.38%) QA
4 2 (0.25%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 466 (59.29%) Active Directory
2 140 (17.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 64 (8.14%) XenApp
4 53 (6.74%) Hyper-V
5 49 (6.23%) Terminal Services
6 40 (5.09%) vSphere
7 20 (2.54%) Microsoft App-V
8 17 (2.16%) VMware ESXi
9 13 (1.65%) XenDesktop
9 13 (1.65%) VMware ESX
10 12 (1.53%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 6 (0.76%) Xen
11 6 (0.76%) Terminal Server
12 5 (0.64%) Novell eDirectory
12 5 (0.64%) VMware Server
13 4 (0.51%) Forefront TMG
13 4 (0.51%) UAG
13 4 (0.51%) BlackBerry Internet Service
13 4 (0.51%) ISA Server
14 3 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 62 (7.89%) SCCM
2 26 (3.31%) WSUS
2 26 (3.31%) Backup Exec
3 20 (2.54%) HP Quality Center
4 15 (1.91%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 15 (1.91%) Norton AntiVirus
5 13 (1.65%) Tivoli
5 13 (1.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 13 (1.65%) McAfee ePO
6 12 (1.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 10 (1.27%) NetBackup
7 10 (1.27%) SCOM
8 9 (1.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 9 (1.15%) Netcool
9 8 (1.02%) ServiceCenter
10 7 (0.89%) DameWare
11 5 (0.64%) ZENworks
12 3 (0.38%) MOM
13 2 (0.25%) Nagios
13 2 (0.25%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 446 (56.74%) Microsoft
2 200 (25.45%) VMware
3 158 (20.10%) Citrix
4 135 (17.18%) Cisco
5 62 (7.89%) HP
6 61 (7.76%) Symantec
7 40 (5.09%) Oracle
8 30 (3.82%) IBM
9 29 (3.69%) Dell
10 26 (3.31%) Fujitsu
11 23 (2.93%) McAfee
11 23 (2.93%) Apple
12 20 (2.54%) Lotus
13 17 (2.16%) CheckPoint
13 17 (2.16%) Remedy
13 17 (2.16%) SAP
13 17 (2.16%) Avaya
14 16 (2.04%) Red Hat
15 15 (1.91%) Intel
16 14 (1.78%) Juniper
Southampton, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + bonus, BUPA, pension
Posted: 15 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
McAfee
Salary: Depending on Experience
Posted: 17 hours ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East
OCS Resourcing
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Resource Management
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Farnham, Surrey
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £17000 - £18000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Offer competitive package
Posted: 5 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £45000 to £55000 per annum - Bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Inc full Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £14,000 to £16,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + 29 days + Share Ops + Pension + mo
Posted: 13 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Netteam Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum +22 days holiday + 8 Bank Holidays
Posted: 15 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Netteam Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum + Car & Phone Allowance
Posted: 15 days ago