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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 215 173 108
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -65
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 256 390 554
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.23% 1.71% 2.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.23% 6.02% 8.56%
Number of salaries quoted 222 310 452
Average salary £24,500 £26,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.76% -5.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,250 £20,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £26,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -7.14%
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
6050 6482 6475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 29.15% 28.34% 29.19%
Number of salaries quoted 5153 5402 5591
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £58,500 £57,050
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -45 67 £22,500 -25.00% 8
Hampshire -29 60 £24,000 -7.69% 5
Surrey -10 57 £27,000 -3.57% 5
Buckinghamshire -22 30 £21,250 -15.84% 3
Kent +4 11 £27,500 +27.90% 3
West Sussex -9 10 £23,250 -8.82% 3
Oxfordshire +9 9 £26,500 +12.76% 4
Middlesex +11 4 £25,000 +4.16%
East Sussex +1 4 £37,500 +56.25% 1
Home Counties - 2 £65,000 -
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 588 (100.00%) Windows
2 339 (57.65%) Active Directory
3 335 (56.97%) Microsoft
4 269 (45.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 264 (44.90%) Windows 7
6 221 (37.59%) MS Office
7 217 (36.90%) Windows Server 2003
8 210 (35.71%) MS Excel
9 199 (33.84%) VMware
10 198 (33.67%) MS Exchange
11 188 (31.97%) Windows 8
12 159 (27.04%) ITIL
13 149 (25.34%) TCP/IP
14 146 (24.83%) VMware Infrastructure
15 142 (24.15%) Windows Server 2012
16 136 (23.13%) DNS
17 128 (21.77%) Citrix
18 116 (19.73%) SLA
19 102 (17.35%) Microsoft Certification
20 97 (16.50%) Exchange Server 2010
21 93 (15.82%) Windows Vista
22 92 (15.65%) Security Cleared
23 87 (14.80%) DHCP
24 84 (14.29%) Blackberry
25 81 (13.78%) SQL Server
25 81 (13.78%) Exchange Server 2003
26 77 (13.10%) Firewall
27 75 (12.76%) SQL
28 71 (12.07%) Hyper-V
29 68 (11.56%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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
1 198 (33.67%) MS Exchange
2 97 (16.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 81 (13.78%) Exchange Server 2003
4 68 (11.56%) SharePoint
5 56 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
6 35 (5.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 35 (5.95%) Exchange Server 2013
7 25 (4.25%) Apache
8 20 (3.40%) IIS
9 15 (2.55%) Lync
10 13 (2.21%) Lotus Domino
11 11 (1.87%) Live Communications Server
12 7 (1.19%) SharePoint Server
12 7 (1.19%) WorkSite
13 6 (1.02%) Tomcat
14 4 (0.68%) Site Server
15 3 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
15 3 (0.51%) MS Project Server
16 2 (0.34%) Drupal
16 2 (0.34%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 221 (37.59%) MS Office
2 210 (35.71%) MS Excel
3 10 (1.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.02%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (0.68%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 6 (1.02%) Maximo
2 5 (0.85%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.34%) Orchard Housing
3 2 (0.34%) Aareon QL
3 2 (0.34%) OPENHousing
3 2 (0.34%) MIS ActiveH
3 2 (0.34%) Northgate Housing
3 2 (0.34%) assyst
3 2 (0.34%) Academy Housing
3 2 (0.34%) arcHouse
4 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 68 (11.56%) Office 365
2 3 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.17%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 149 (25.34%) TCP/IP
2 136 (23.13%) DNS
3 87 (14.80%) DHCP
4 77 (13.10%) Firewall
5 63 (10.71%) WAN
6 61 (10.37%) LAN
7 58 (9.86%) Internet
8 44 (7.48%) VPN
9 42 (7.14%) SAN
10 30 (5.10%) NAS
11 25 (4.25%) SSL
12 21 (3.57%) VLAN
13 20 (3.40%) iSCSI
14 19 (3.23%) Intranet
15 17 (2.89%) VoIP
16 15 (2.55%) Ethernet
16 15 (2.55%) HTTP
16 15 (2.55%) Wireshark
17 14 (2.38%) Wireless
18 13 (2.21%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (13.78%) SQL Server
2 22 (3.74%) SQL Server 2005
3 21 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 19 (3.23%) Oracle Database
5 14 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (1.87%) MySQL
7 9 (1.53%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (1.02%) SQL Server 2000
9 6 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.34%) IDOL
10 2 (0.34%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.17%) DB2
11 1 (0.17%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (1.02%) HP UFT
1 6 (1.02%) LoadRunner
2 5 (0.85%) TestDirector
2 5 (0.85%) Apache Ivy
3 3 (0.51%) MSI
4 2 (0.34%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.17%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.17%) JIRA
5 1 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.17%) Wise Package Studio
5 1 (0.17%) FishEye
General
1 53 (9.01%) Finance
2 31 (5.27%) Telecoms
3 26 (4.42%) Back Office
4 23 (3.91%) Manufacturing
5 20 (3.40%) Retail
6 9 (1.53%) Law
7 7 (1.19%) Legal
8 5 (0.85%) Advertising
9 3 (0.51%) Electronics
9 3 (0.51%) Publishing
9 3 (0.51%) Marketing
10 2 (0.34%) Banking
10 2 (0.34%) Games
11 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.17%) German Language
Job Titles
1 162 (27.55%) Analyst
2 158 (26.87%) Support Engineer
3 102 (17.35%) Support Analyst
4 76 (12.93%) 2nd Line Support
5 64 (10.88%) Service Analyst
5 64 (10.88%) Service Desk Analyst
6 62 (10.54%) IT Support
7 56 (9.52%) 1st Line Support
8 54 (9.18%) Desktop Support
9 43 (7.31%) Technical Support
10 39 (6.63%) Help Desk Analyst
11 38 (6.46%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 36 (6.12%) Junior
13 32 (5.44%) Help Desk Support
14 29 (4.93%) Technical Engineer
14 29 (4.93%) Technical Support Engineer
14 29 (4.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 27 (4.59%) 3rd Line Support
16 25 (4.25%) 1st Line Support Analyst
17 24 (4.08%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (3.57%) HTML
2 14 (2.38%) .NET
3 13 (2.21%) XML
4 9 (1.53%) MAPI
5 8 (1.36%) Application Packaging
6 6 (1.02%) COM
7 5 (0.85%) Web Services
7 5 (0.85%) J2EE
7 5 (0.85%) Ruby on Rails
8 4 (0.68%) CSS
9 3 (0.51%) Middleware
9 3 (0.51%) Oracle Fusion
10 2 (0.34%) Software Packaging
10 2 (0.34%) Ext JS
10 2 (0.34%) Spring
10 2 (0.34%) Hibernate
10 2 (0.34%) ADO
10 2 (0.34%) JSP
10 2 (0.34%) Struts
11 1 (0.17%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 84 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 36 (6.12%) Clustering
3 33 (5.61%) Data Centre
4 31 (5.27%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (3.23%) Client/Server
6 17 (2.89%) iPhone
7 16 (2.72%) Replication
7 16 (2.72%) Device Driver
8 15 (2.55%) Thin Client
8 15 (2.55%) Fat Client
9 10 (1.70%) Life Science
10 9 (1.53%) PDA
10 9 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (1.36%) Statistics
12 6 (1.02%) Computer Science
12 6 (1.02%) Video Conferencing
13 4 (0.68%) Physics
13 4 (0.68%) Management Information System
13 4 (0.68%) EPoS
14 2 (0.34%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 588 (100.00%) Windows
2 269 (45.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 264 (44.90%) Windows 7
4 217 (36.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 188 (31.97%) Windows 8
6 142 (24.15%) Windows Server 2012
7 93 (15.82%) Windows Vista
8 68 (11.56%) Linux
9 60 (10.20%) Windows 2000
10 37 (6.29%) Windows 2000 Server
11 32 (5.44%) Android
12 21 (3.57%) UNIX
13 19 (3.23%) Mac OS X
14 15 (2.55%) Mac OS
15 13 (2.21%) Windows NT
16 10 (1.70%) Apple iOS
17 5 (0.85%) Solaris
18 4 (0.68%) SUSE
19 2 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 1 (0.17%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (27.04%) ITIL
2 34 (5.78%) Migration
3 31 (5.27%) Time Management
3 31 (5.27%) Service Management
4 23 (3.91%) CRM
5 20 (3.40%) Problem Management
6 19 (3.23%) Software Engineering
7 18 (3.06%) Service Delivery
8 17 (2.89%) Root Cause Analysis
9 16 (2.72%) Project Management
10 14 (2.38%) Incident Management
11 13 (2.21%) Mentoring
11 13 (2.21%) Project Planning
12 12 (2.04%) Multithreading
13 11 (1.87%) Change Management
13 11 (1.87%) Microsoft Office Automation
13 11 (1.87%) Office Automation
14 10 (1.70%) High Availability
14 10 (1.70%) Disaster Recovery
15 9 (1.53%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 75 (12.76%) SQL
2 32 (5.44%) VB
3 31 (5.27%) PowerShell
4 23 (3.91%) Java
5 20 (3.40%) C++
6 18 (3.06%) VBScript
7 14 (2.38%) VC++
8 11 (1.87%) C#
9 8 (1.36%) VB.NET
10 6 (1.02%) Ruby
10 6 (1.02%) VB6
10 6 (1.02%) C
11 5 (0.85%) JavaScript
12 4 (0.68%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.51%) PHP
13 3 (0.51%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.51%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.34%) Assembly Language
14 2 (0.34%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 102 (17.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 92 (15.65%) Security Cleared
3 61 (10.37%) MCITP
4 51 (8.67%) MCP
5 45 (7.65%) MCSE
6 44 (7.48%) SC Cleared
7 32 (5.44%) MCTS
8 27 (4.59%) A+ Certification
9 23 (3.91%) MCSA
9 23 (3.91%) DV Cleared
9 23 (3.91%) MCDST
9 23 (3.91%) Degree
10 15 (2.55%) Network+ Certification
11 14 (2.38%) CCNA
11 14 (2.38%) CCA
11 14 (2.38%) Citrix Certification
11 14 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
12 11 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (1.19%) MOS
14 6 (1.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (19.73%) SLA
2 7 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 7 (1.19%) QA
3 2 (0.34%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 339 (57.65%) Active Directory
2 146 (24.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 71 (12.07%) Hyper-V
4 49 (8.33%) XenApp
5 33 (5.61%) VMware ESX
6 31 (5.27%) VMware ESXi
7 28 (4.76%) vSphere
8 23 (3.91%) Terminal Services
9 16 (2.72%) XenDesktop
10 15 (2.55%) Microsoft App-V
11 12 (2.04%) VMware Workstation
12 11 (1.87%) XenServer
13 6 (1.02%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 3 (0.51%) ISA Server
15 2 (0.34%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 2 (0.34%) Firmware
16 1 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
16 1 (0.17%) VMware Server
16 1 (0.17%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 58 (9.86%) SCCM
2 39 (6.63%) Backup Exec
3 14 (2.38%) SCOM
4 13 (2.21%) EdgeSight
5 10 (1.70%) Tivoli
5 10 (1.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 8 (1.36%) WSUS
7 7 (1.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 7 (1.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 6 (1.02%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 5 (0.85%) DameWare
10 4 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
10 4 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
11 3 (0.51%) Netcool
11 3 (0.51%) Veritas Storage Foundation
12 2 (0.34%) Nagios
12 2 (0.34%) NetBackup
13 1 (0.17%) Unicenter
13 1 (0.17%) ARCserve
13 1 (0.17%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 335 (56.97%) Microsoft
2 199 (33.84%) VMware
3 128 (21.77%) Citrix
4 57 (9.69%) Cisco
5 49 (8.33%) Apple
5 49 (8.33%) Symantec
6 35 (5.95%) HP
7 31 (5.27%) Oracle
8 25 (4.25%) Dell
9 22 (3.74%) Juniper
10 14 (2.38%) SonicWALL
11 13 (2.21%) AppSense
11 13 (2.21%) Avaya
11 13 (2.21%) Veeam
12 11 (1.87%) Adobe
12 11 (1.87%) Fujitsu
13 10 (1.70%) Remedy
14 9 (1.53%) Draytek
15 8 (1.36%) IBM
16 7 (1.19%) CheckPoint
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Uplift, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 8 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £17000 - £40000 per annum + Uplift and Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
NES IT
Salary: Good salary
Posted: 11 hours ago
Worthing
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
West Malling
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Chatham, Kent
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £33000 per annum + Company Car
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Kelway Ltd
Salary: Up to £26,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
RecruitX
Salary: £25k - 32k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Kelway Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum £12.00 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Connectus
Salary: £28000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Atech Support
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum (depending on experience)
Posted: 6 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Atech Support
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum (depending on experience)
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago