The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 165 155 110
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -45
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 363 360 527
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.75% 1.71% 2.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.95% 6.36% 8.44%
Number of salaries quoted 272 309 392
Average salary £26,000 £25,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £19,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £42,200 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%
Windows XP
England

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

Operating Systems Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
6104 5661 6242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 29.46% 26.90% 29.15%
Number of salaries quoted 5114 4619 5367
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 2 March 2015.

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 2 March 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
Hampshire +12 122 £25,000 +4.16% 8
Berkshire +46 114 £32,000 +28.00% 10
Surrey -41 45 £26,000 - 6
Buckinghamshire +13 28 £27,500 +22.22% 3
Kent +15 22 £23,000 - 2
Oxfordshire -1 14 £30,000 +27.65%
West Sussex -27 6 £27,000 -1.81% 1
East Sussex -24 3 £24,000 -15.78% 1
Sussex +1 2 £26,000 +13.04%
Middlesex -1 1 £39,000 +44.44%
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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.

1 834 (100.00%) Windows
2 454 (54.44%) Active Directory
3 441 (52.88%) Microsoft
4 396 (47.48%) Windows 7
5 360 (43.17%) MS Office
6 345 (41.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 331 (39.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 314 (37.65%) MS Exchange
9 307 (36.81%) MS Excel
10 241 (28.90%) VMware
11 227 (27.22%) Security Cleared
12 199 (23.86%) ITIL
13 198 (23.74%) VMware Infrastructure
14 193 (23.14%) Citrix
15 186 (22.30%) DNS
16 185 (22.18%) Windows 8
17 181 (21.70%) SQL
18 164 (19.66%) SC Cleared
19 158 (18.94%) Windows Server 2012
20 146 (17.51%) Exchange Server 2003
21 136 (16.31%) Windows Vista
22 128 (15.35%) Exchange Server 2010
23 124 (14.87%) Microsoft Certification
24 121 (14.51%) TCP/IP
25 120 (14.39%) Blackberry
26 119 (14.27%) DHCP
27 115 (13.79%) DV Cleared
28 114 (13.67%) SQL Server
29 107 (12.83%) SLA
30 101 (12.11%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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
1 314 (37.65%) MS Exchange
2 146 (17.51%) Exchange Server 2003
3 128 (15.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 93 (11.15%) Exchange Server 2007
5 80 (9.59%) SharePoint
6 59 (7.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 38 (4.56%) Live Communications Server
8 28 (3.36%) SharePoint Server
9 23 (2.76%) Exchange Server 2013
10 21 (2.52%) Exchange Server 5.5
11 15 (1.80%) MS Project Server
12 14 (1.68%) IIS
13 11 (1.32%) Lync
14 10 (1.20%) Apache
14 10 (1.20%) WorkSite
15 9 (1.08%) Lotus Domino
16 8 (0.96%) Tomcat
16 8 (0.96%) Oracle 10gAS
16 8 (0.96%) Oracle Application Server
17 7 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 360 (43.17%) MS Office
2 307 (36.81%) MS Excel
3 9 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.48%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (0.96%) Maximo
2 3 (0.36%) Agresso
3 2 (0.24%) BPCS
3 2 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.24%) assyst
3 2 (0.24%) SalesLogix
3 2 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 42 (5.04%) Office 365
2 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 186 (22.30%) DNS
2 121 (14.51%) TCP/IP
3 119 (14.27%) DHCP
4 92 (11.03%) Firewall
5 77 (9.23%) WAN
6 74 (8.87%) LAN
7 68 (8.15%) VPN
8 64 (7.67%) SAN
9 61 (7.31%) Internet
10 29 (3.48%) Wireless
11 26 (3.12%) SSL
12 23 (2.76%) VLAN
12 23 (2.76%) iSCSI
13 22 (2.64%) Wireshark
14 17 (2.04%) NetScaler
15 15 (1.80%) Wi-Fi
16 14 (1.68%) VoIP
17 12 (1.44%) Cisco ASA
17 12 (1.44%) NAS
17 12 (1.44%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (13.67%) SQL Server
2 28 (3.36%) SQL Server 2005
3 22 (2.64%) MySQL
3 22 (2.64%) Oracle Database
4 16 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (1.68%) Oracle Database 11g
6 12 (1.44%) Oracle Database 10g
7 10 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (0.96%) Oracle Discoverer
9 8 (0.96%) RDBMS
9 8 (0.96%) MS Access
9 8 (0.96%) Relational Database
10 7 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (0.84%) SQL Server 2000
10 7 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.36%) IDOL
11 3 (0.36%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.12%) Informix
Development Applications
1 35 (4.20%) TestDirector
2 34 (4.08%) LoadRunner
3 24 (2.88%) QuickTest Pro
4 20 (2.40%) WinRunner
5 11 (1.32%) MSI
6 8 (0.96%) PVCS
6 8 (0.96%) Oracle Forms
6 8 (0.96%) Toad
6 8 (0.96%) JDeveloper
7 7 (0.84%) SilkPerformer
8 5 (0.60%) Wise Package Studio
9 4 (0.48%) StarTeam
10 3 (0.36%) Oracle APEX
11 1 (0.12%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.12%) WinDbg
11 1 (0.12%) InstallShield
11 1 (0.12%) AdminStudio
11 1 (0.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 1 (0.12%) Visual Studio
General
1 70 (8.39%) Retail
2 61 (7.31%) Finance
3 56 (6.71%) Telecoms
4 28 (3.36%) Back Office
5 13 (1.56%) Law
6 11 (1.32%) Legal
7 6 (0.72%) Advertising
8 5 (0.60%) Banking
9 4 (0.48%) German Language
10 3 (0.36%) Italian Language
10 3 (0.36%) Military
10 3 (0.36%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.36%) Electronics
11 2 (0.24%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.12%) Publishing
12 1 (0.12%) Games
Job Titles
1 228 (27.34%) Support Engineer
2 212 (25.42%) Analyst
3 122 (14.63%) 2nd Line Support
4 99 (11.87%) Service Analyst
4 99 (11.87%) Service Desk Analyst
5 91 (10.91%) Support Analyst
6 87 (10.43%) Technical Support
7 76 (9.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 60 (7.19%) IT Support
9 59 (7.07%) Help Desk Support
10 54 (6.47%) 1st Line Support
11 48 (5.76%) Technical Support Engineer
11 48 (5.76%) Technical Engineer
12 46 (5.52%) Help Desk Analyst
13 42 (5.04%) Junior
14 38 (4.56%) 3rd Line Support
15 37 (4.44%) Consultant
16 35 (4.20%) Desktop Support
17 34 (4.08%) Service Desk Engineer
18 33 (3.96%) Messaging Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (3.12%) HTML
2 12 (1.44%) Application Packaging
3 11 (1.32%) XML
4 10 (1.20%) MAPI
5 8 (0.96%) Oracle ADF
6 7 (0.84%) XHTML
6 7 (0.84%) WAP
7 6 (0.72%) CSS
8 4 (0.48%) .NET
8 4 (0.48%) Middleware
8 4 (0.48%) jQuery
8 4 (0.48%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (0.24%) Software Packaging
9 2 (0.24%) WCF
9 2 (0.24%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.24%) COM
10 1 (0.12%) JSP
10 1 (0.12%) Struts
10 1 (0.12%) XSD
10 1 (0.12%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 120 (14.39%) Blackberry
2 98 (11.75%) Clustering
3 35 (4.20%) Replication
4 30 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (3.00%) iPhone
6 22 (2.64%) Thin Client
6 22 (2.64%) Fat Client
7 17 (2.04%) PDA
8 16 (1.92%) EPoS
9 14 (1.68%) Client/Server
9 14 (1.68%) Management Information System
10 12 (1.44%) AS400
11 11 (1.32%) Computer Science
12 10 (1.20%) Statistics
13 9 (1.08%) iSeries
14 8 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
15 7 (0.84%) Streaming Video
16 6 (0.72%) CMDB
17 5 (0.60%) iPad
18 4 (0.48%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 834 (100.00%) Windows
2 396 (47.48%) Windows 7
3 345 (41.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 331 (39.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 185 (22.18%) Windows 8
6 158 (18.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 136 (16.31%) Windows Vista
8 73 (8.75%) Windows 2000
9 54 (6.47%) Windows 2000 Server
10 51 (6.12%) Linux
11 29 (3.48%) Android
12 27 (3.24%) UNIX
13 14 (1.68%) Mac OS X
14 13 (1.56%) Windows Mobile
15 11 (1.32%) Mac OS
16 8 (0.96%) Apple iOS
16 8 (0.96%) Solaris
17 4 (0.48%) CentOS
17 4 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 4 (0.48%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (23.86%) ITIL
2 68 (8.15%) Service Delivery
3 58 (6.95%) Migration
4 49 (5.88%) Time Management
5 45 (5.40%) Incident Management
6 40 (4.80%) Test Scripting
7 39 (4.68%) CRM
8 38 (4.56%) Change Management
9 36 (4.32%) Service Management
9 36 (4.32%) Root Cause Analysis
10 34 (4.08%) Test Automation
10 34 (4.08%) High Availability
11 26 (3.12%) Disaster Recovery
12 25 (3.00%) Software Distribution
13 24 (2.88%) Problem Management
14 23 (2.76%) ITSM
15 22 (2.64%) Release Management
16 20 (2.40%) Data Analysis
16 20 (2.40%) TOGAF
17 18 (2.16%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 181 (21.70%) SQL
2 60 (7.19%) PowerShell
3 32 (3.84%) VBScript
4 20 (2.40%) VB
5 16 (1.92%) Shell Script
6 12 (1.44%) JavaScript
6 12 (1.44%) C#
7 11 (1.32%) PL/SQL
8 9 (1.08%) Java
9 7 (0.84%) C
10 5 (0.60%) T-SQL
11 4 (0.48%) Python
12 3 (0.36%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.36%) Perl
12 3 (0.36%) C++
13 2 (0.24%) PHP
14 1 (0.12%) Delphi
14 1 (0.12%) Ruby
14 1 (0.12%) PHP5
14 1 (0.12%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 227 (27.22%) Security Cleared
2 164 (19.66%) SC Cleared
3 124 (14.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 115 (13.79%) DV Cleared
5 78 (9.35%) MCSE
6 58 (6.95%) MCP
7 45 (5.40%) MCITP
8 44 (5.28%) ISEB
9 36 (4.32%) Degree
10 34 (4.08%) MCSA
11 32 (3.84%) Cisco Certification
12 29 (3.48%) MCTS
13 27 (3.24%) CCNA
14 26 (3.12%) CCA
14 26 (3.12%) Citrix Certification
15 25 (3.00%) ISTQB
16 19 (2.28%) MCDST
17 12 (1.44%) A+ Certification
18 10 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
18 10 (1.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (12.83%) SLA
2 11 (1.32%) ISO 9001
3 7 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (0.72%) QA
System Software
1 454 (54.44%) Active Directory
2 198 (23.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 87 (10.43%) XenApp
4 84 (10.07%) Hyper-V
5 43 (5.16%) vSphere
6 38 (4.56%) VMware ESX
7 36 (4.32%) VMware ESXi
8 34 (4.08%) Terminal Services
9 33 (3.96%) XenDesktop
10 31 (3.72%) Microsoft App-V
11 22 (2.64%) XenServer
12 10 (1.20%) VMware Workstation
13 8 (0.96%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 3 (0.36%) Terminal Server
15 2 (0.24%) ISA Server
16 1 (0.12%) Firmware
16 1 (0.12%) BlackBerry Internet Service
16 1 (0.12%) VMware Server
16 1 (0.12%) IAG
16 1 (0.12%) UAG
Systems Management
1 86 (10.31%) SCCM
2 68 (8.15%) Backup Exec
3 54 (6.47%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 48 (5.76%) HP Quality Center
5 33 (3.96%) Netcool
6 30 (3.60%) SCOM
7 22 (2.64%) WSUS
7 22 (2.64%) EdgeSight
8 19 (2.28%) McAfee ePO
9 13 (1.56%) Norton AntiVirus
10 12 (1.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 12 (1.44%) NetBackup
11 9 (1.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 9 (1.08%) Veritas Storage Foundation
12 8 (0.96%) Unicenter
12 8 (0.96%) Tivoli
12 8 (0.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 7 (0.84%) DameWare
14 2 (0.24%) Nagios
15 1 (0.12%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 441 (52.88%) Microsoft
2 241 (28.90%) VMware
3 193 (23.14%) Citrix
4 101 (12.11%) HP
5 93 (11.15%) Cisco
6 69 (8.27%) Symantec
7 67 (8.03%) Fujitsu
8 65 (7.79%) Oracle
9 43 (5.16%) McAfee
10 39 (4.68%) Apple
11 29 (3.48%) Dell
12 28 (3.36%) Veritas
13 25 (3.00%) SonicWALL
14 24 (2.88%) Lumension
15 22 (2.64%) AppSense
16 21 (2.52%) Juniper
16 21 (2.52%) EMC
17 19 (2.28%) Borland
18 17 (2.04%) SAP
19 16 (1.92%) CheckPoint
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Premier IT
Salary: £17000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Information Technology Services
Salary: £23k - 28k per year
Posted: 2 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £43000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: Neg
Posted: 6 hours ago
Chatham, Kent
JNC Recruitment
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 60-80k
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £0000 - £9999 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £0000 - £9999 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + car,Laptop,Phone
Posted: 4 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
LA International
Salary: £1 per annum + Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Proteus Europe
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Great package
Posted: 5 days ago
Chatham, Kent
JNC Recruitment
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum + Benefits Package + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Roc Search
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £18300 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 6 days ago