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 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 182 155 108
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -47
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 340 401 568
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.58% 1.67% 2.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.46% 6.18% 8.62%
Number of salaries quoted 270 353 421
Average salary £28,000 £25,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £18,300 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £40,000 £42,950
UK excluding London average salary £27,000 £25,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -5.66%
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
6230 6491 6593
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 28.92% 27.10% 28.88%
Number of salaries quoted 5239 5407 5570
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £24,500
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 17 April 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 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
Berkshire +12 95 £27,500 +7.84% 8
Hampshire +1 83 £30,000 +27.65% 6
Surrey -7 74 £29,000 +11.53% 11
Buckinghamshire +12 28 £27,500 +22.22% 5
West Sussex -30 20 £27,500 - 2
Kent +17 16 £29,000 +23.40% 2
Oxfordshire +12 13 £33,914 +34.31% 4
East Sussex -15 5 £18,500 -35.08% 1
Middlesex +2 2 £35,000 +4.47%
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 717 (100.00%) Windows
2 390 (54.39%) Microsoft
3 377 (52.58%) Active Directory
4 349 (48.68%) Windows 7
5 310 (43.24%) MS Office
6 306 (42.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 282 (39.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 273 (38.08%) MS Excel
9 265 (36.96%) MS Exchange
10 229 (31.94%) VMware
11 191 (26.64%) VMware Infrastructure
12 190 (26.50%) ITIL
13 176 (24.55%) Security Cleared
13 176 (24.55%) Windows 8
14 172 (23.99%) DNS
15 166 (23.15%) Citrix
16 155 (21.62%) Windows Server 2012
17 139 (19.39%) TCP/IP
18 125 (17.43%) Exchange Server 2010
19 123 (17.15%) Exchange Server 2003
20 119 (16.60%) DHCP
21 118 (16.46%) SQL
22 117 (16.32%) Windows Vista
23 113 (15.76%) Blackberry
24 112 (15.62%) SC Cleared
25 107 (14.92%) Microsoft Certification
26 102 (14.23%) SLA
27 101 (14.09%) SQL Server
28 91 (12.69%) Hyper-V
29 89 (12.41%) Firewall

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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
1 265 (36.96%) MS Exchange
2 125 (17.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 123 (17.15%) Exchange Server 2003
4 89 (12.41%) SharePoint
5 73 (10.18%) Exchange Server 2007
6 58 (8.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 30 (4.18%) Live Communications Server
8 20 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2013
9 19 (2.65%) Lync
9 19 (2.65%) Apache
10 15 (2.09%) MS Project Server
11 14 (1.95%) Exchange Server 5.5
12 13 (1.81%) SharePoint Server
13 10 (1.39%) WorkSite
13 10 (1.39%) IIS
13 10 (1.39%) Lotus Domino
14 9 (1.26%) Tomcat
15 6 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
16 4 (0.56%) Site Server
17 3 (0.42%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 310 (43.24%) MS Office
2 273 (38.08%) MS Excel
3 6 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.56%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (0.84%) Maximo
2 3 (0.42%) Agresso
3 2 (0.28%) BPCS
3 2 (0.28%) assyst
3 2 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 58 (8.09%) Office 365
2 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 172 (23.99%) DNS
2 139 (19.39%) TCP/IP
3 119 (16.60%) DHCP
4 89 (12.41%) Firewall
5 67 (9.34%) SAN
6 65 (9.07%) VPN
7 58 (8.09%) Internet
8 57 (7.95%) LAN
9 55 (7.67%) WAN
10 32 (4.46%) SSL
11 28 (3.91%) Wireless
12 27 (3.77%) VLAN
13 26 (3.63%) Wireshark
13 26 (3.63%) iSCSI
14 22 (3.07%) NetScaler
15 15 (2.09%) NAS
16 14 (1.95%) IMAP
16 14 (1.95%) DMZ
16 14 (1.95%) SMTP
17 12 (1.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (14.09%) SQL Server
2 26 (3.63%) SQL Server 2005
3 17 (2.37%) MySQL
4 16 (2.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (1.95%) Oracle Database
5 14 (1.95%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (1.12%) SQL Server 2000
7 6 (0.84%) MS Access
8 2 (0.28%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.28%) IDOL
9 1 (0.14%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.14%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 21 (2.93%) LoadRunner
2 13 (1.81%) TestDirector
3 12 (1.67%) QuickTest Pro
4 9 (1.26%) MSI
5 5 (0.70%) WinRunner
6 3 (0.42%) StarTeam
7 1 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.14%) WinDbg
7 1 (0.14%) Wise Package Studio
7 1 (0.14%) Apache Ivy
7 1 (0.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.14%) InstallShield
7 1 (0.14%) AdminStudio
General
1 56 (7.81%) Finance
2 55 (7.67%) Retail
3 41 (5.72%) Telecoms
4 34 (4.74%) Back Office
5 13 (1.81%) Law
6 7 (0.98%) Advertising
7 5 (0.70%) Banking
8 4 (0.56%) German Language
9 3 (0.42%) Legal
9 3 (0.42%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.42%) Publishing
10 2 (0.28%) Games
10 2 (0.28%) Electronics
10 2 (0.28%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.14%) Military
Job Titles
1 201 (28.03%) Support Engineer
2 177 (24.69%) Analyst
3 98 (13.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 92 (12.83%) Service Analyst
4 92 (12.83%) Service Desk Analyst
5 82 (11.44%) Support Analyst
6 80 (11.16%) Technical Support
7 59 (8.23%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 54 (7.53%) 1st Line Support
9 51 (7.11%) Help Desk Support
10 50 (6.97%) Technical Support Engineer
10 50 (6.97%) Technical Engineer
11 45 (6.28%) Help Desk Analyst
11 45 (6.28%) Junior
12 40 (5.58%) IT Support
13 39 (5.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 36 (5.02%) 3rd Line Support
15 30 (4.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 29 (4.04%) Desktop Support
17 27 (3.77%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (3.07%) HTML
2 14 (1.95%) MAPI
3 11 (1.53%) Application Packaging
4 10 (1.39%) XML
5 7 (0.98%) XHTML
5 7 (0.98%) WAP
6 6 (0.84%) Middleware
6 6 (0.84%) Oracle Fusion
7 5 (0.70%) COM
7 5 (0.70%) CSS
8 2 (0.28%) .NET
8 2 (0.28%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (0.28%) Software Packaging
9 1 (0.14%) Django
9 1 (0.14%) jQuery
9 1 (0.14%) HTML5
9 1 (0.14%) CSS3
9 1 (0.14%) Sass
9 1 (0.14%) Kendo UI
9 1 (0.14%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 113 (15.76%) Blackberry
2 73 (10.18%) Clustering
3 39 (5.44%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (4.18%) Replication
5 25 (3.49%) iPhone
6 23 (3.21%) Client/Server
7 19 (2.65%) PDA
8 15 (2.09%) Fat Client
8 15 (2.09%) Thin Client
9 13 (1.81%) EPoS
10 10 (1.39%) Computer Science
11 9 (1.26%) Statistics
11 9 (1.26%) Management Information System
12 7 (0.98%) Streaming Video
12 7 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (0.84%) CMDB
14 5 (0.70%) AS400
15 4 (0.56%) PMI
15 4 (0.56%) Smartphone
16 3 (0.42%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 717 (100.00%) Windows
2 349 (48.68%) Windows 7
3 306 (42.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 282 (39.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 176 (24.55%) Windows 8
6 155 (21.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 117 (16.32%) Windows Vista
8 71 (9.90%) Windows 2000
9 56 (7.81%) Linux
10 31 (4.32%) Windows 2000 Server
11 28 (3.91%) Android
12 19 (2.65%) Mac OS
13 15 (2.09%) Mac OS X
13 15 (2.09%) UNIX
14 8 (1.12%) Apple iOS
15 7 (0.98%) Windows Mobile
16 4 (0.56%) CentOS
16 4 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 3 (0.42%) Solaris
17 3 (0.42%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (26.50%) ITIL
2 51 (7.11%) Service Delivery
2 51 (7.11%) Migration
3 46 (6.42%) Time Management
4 37 (5.16%) Service Management
5 35 (4.88%) CRM
6 34 (4.74%) Root Cause Analysis
7 29 (4.04%) Incident Management
8 27 (3.77%) Change Management
9 25 (3.49%) High Availability
10 21 (2.93%) Test Scripting
11 20 (2.79%) Problem Management
12 19 (2.65%) Data Analysis
13 17 (2.37%) Release Management
13 17 (2.37%) Software Distribution
14 16 (2.23%) Project Management
14 16 (2.23%) Disaster Recovery
14 16 (2.23%) ITSM
15 14 (1.95%) Project Planning
15 14 (1.95%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 118 (16.46%) SQL
2 58 (8.09%) PowerShell
3 30 (4.18%) VBScript
4 29 (4.04%) VB
5 16 (2.23%) Java
6 15 (2.09%) Shell Script
7 12 (1.67%) C#
8 9 (1.26%) JavaScript
8 9 (1.26%) C
9 4 (0.56%) C++
10 3 (0.42%) Ruby
11 2 (0.28%) VB6
11 2 (0.28%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.28%) Embedded C
11 2 (0.28%) Assembly Language
11 2 (0.28%) PHP
11 2 (0.28%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.28%) VC++
12 1 (0.14%) Python
12 1 (0.14%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 176 (24.55%) Security Cleared
2 112 (15.62%) SC Cleared
3 107 (14.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 87 (12.13%) DV Cleared
5 65 (9.07%) MCSE
6 52 (7.25%) MCITP
7 44 (6.14%) MCP
8 31 (4.32%) Degree
9 30 (4.18%) MCTS
9 30 (4.18%) CCA
9 30 (4.18%) Citrix Certification
10 29 (4.04%) MCSA
11 22 (3.07%) Cisco Certification
11 22 (3.07%) MCDST
12 21 (2.93%) CCNA
13 18 (2.51%) ISEB
14 17 (2.37%) ITIL Certification
15 12 (1.67%) A+ Certification
16 11 (1.53%) ISTQB
17 5 (0.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (14.23%) SLA
2 11 (1.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (0.98%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.70%) QA
System Software
1 377 (52.58%) Active Directory
2 191 (26.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 91 (12.69%) Hyper-V
4 72 (10.04%) XenApp
5 46 (6.42%) vSphere
6 40 (5.58%) VMware ESX
7 39 (5.44%) VMware ESXi
8 34 (4.74%) XenDesktop
9 33 (4.60%) Microsoft App-V
10 28 (3.91%) Terminal Services
11 26 (3.63%) XenServer
12 7 (0.98%) VMware Workstation
13 6 (0.84%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 3 (0.42%) ISA Server
15 2 (0.28%) Firmware
16 1 (0.14%) Terminal Server
16 1 (0.14%) BlackBerry Internet Service
16 1 (0.14%) VMware Server
16 1 (0.14%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 70 (9.76%) SCCM
2 56 (7.81%) Backup Exec
3 38 (5.30%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 27 (3.77%) SCOM
5 26 (3.63%) EdgeSight
6 21 (2.93%) HP Quality Center
7 19 (2.65%) Netcool
8 16 (2.23%) WSUS
9 10 (1.39%) DameWare
10 8 (1.12%) NetBackup
10 8 (1.12%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 7 (0.98%) Tivoli
11 7 (0.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 6 (0.84%) Unicenter
12 6 (0.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 6 (0.84%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 5 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
13 5 (0.70%) McAfee ePO
14 3 (0.42%) AirWatch
15 2 (0.28%) Nagios
Vendors
1 390 (54.39%) Microsoft
2 229 (31.94%) VMware
3 166 (23.15%) Citrix
4 83 (11.58%) Cisco
5 68 (9.48%) HP
6 62 (8.65%) Symantec
7 48 (6.69%) Apple
8 43 (6.00%) Oracle
8 43 (6.00%) Fujitsu
9 27 (3.77%) Dell
10 25 (3.49%) SonicWALL
11 23 (3.21%) AppSense
12 22 (3.07%) Juniper
13 20 (2.79%) McAfee
13 20 (2.79%) Lumension
14 18 (2.51%) Borland
15 17 (2.37%) Draytek
16 16 (2.23%) EMC
17 13 (1.81%) Veritas
18 12 (1.67%) SAP
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Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £29,000 per annum Superb base, training and excellent
Posted: Yesterday
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £17500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 19,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: benefits package
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
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