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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 198 174 107
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -67
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 284 356 587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.39% 1.55% 2.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.73% 5.67% 8.95%
Number of salaries quoted 229 315 460
Average salary £27,000 £25,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -12.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,250 £19,000 £20,850
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £35,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £25,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+3.92% -7.27%
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
6007 6283 6556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 29.50% 27.42% 29.16%
Number of salaries quoted 5051 5306 5653
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -4 73 £23,500 -9.61% 9
Surrey +18 69 £28,000 +3.70% 3
Hampshire -10 61 £25,000 +7.52% 8
Buckinghamshire +14 33 £24,500 -2.00% 13
West Sussex -28 23 £24,750 -10.00% 1
Kent +8 15 £30,000 +20.00% 2
Oxfordshire -1 5 £31,250 +38.88% 3
East Sussex +15 4 £18,500 -17.77% 1
Middlesex +5 2 £35,000 +4.47% 1
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 646 (100.00%) Windows
2 349 (54.02%) Microsoft
3 347 (53.72%) Active Directory
4 317 (49.07%) Windows 7
5 275 (42.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 266 (41.18%) MS Office
7 242 (37.46%) Windows Server 2003
8 238 (36.84%) MS Excel
9 234 (36.22%) MS Exchange
10 219 (33.90%) VMware
11 191 (29.57%) Windows 8
12 175 (27.09%) VMware Infrastructure
13 171 (26.47%) ITIL
14 147 (22.76%) Windows Server 2012
15 146 (22.60%) TCP/IP
16 144 (22.29%) Citrix
17 141 (21.83%) DNS
18 137 (21.21%) Security Cleared
19 118 (18.27%) Exchange Server 2010
20 115 (17.80%) Exchange Server 2003
21 101 (15.63%) Blackberry
22 99 (15.33%) Windows Vista
23 94 (14.55%) DHCP
23 94 (14.55%) SQL Server
24 92 (14.24%) SLA
25 87 (13.47%) Microsoft Certification
26 86 (13.31%) Hyper-V
27 85 (13.16%) SQL
28 83 (12.85%) Firewall
29 81 (12.54%) SC Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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
1 234 (36.22%) MS Exchange
2 118 (18.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 115 (17.80%) Exchange Server 2003
4 77 (11.92%) SharePoint
5 59 (9.13%) Exchange Server 2007
6 54 (8.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 25 (3.87%) Exchange Server 2013
8 24 (3.72%) Apache
9 23 (3.56%) Live Communications Server
10 21 (3.25%) Lync
11 14 (2.17%) Lotus Domino
12 12 (1.86%) IIS
13 11 (1.70%) Exchange Server 5.5
13 11 (1.70%) MS Project Server
14 10 (1.55%) WorkSite
15 9 (1.39%) Tomcat
16 8 (1.24%) SharePoint Server
17 4 (0.62%) Site Server
18 3 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
18 3 (0.46%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 266 (41.18%) MS Office
2 238 (36.84%) MS Excel
3 8 (1.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.77%) AutoCAD
5 4 (0.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (0.93%) Maximo
2 3 (0.46%) Agresso
3 2 (0.31%) assyst
3 2 (0.31%) Academy Housing
3 2 (0.31%) arcHouse
3 2 (0.31%) Orchard Housing
3 2 (0.31%) Aareon QL
3 2 (0.31%) OPENHousing
3 2 (0.31%) MIS ActiveH
3 2 (0.31%) Northgate Housing
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 66 (10.22%) Office 365
2 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 146 (22.60%) TCP/IP
2 141 (21.83%) DNS
3 94 (14.55%) DHCP
4 83 (12.85%) Firewall
5 67 (10.37%) VPN
6 59 (9.13%) Internet
7 57 (8.82%) SAN
8 54 (8.36%) LAN
9 50 (7.74%) WAN
10 30 (4.64%) SSL
11 26 (4.02%) VLAN
11 26 (4.02%) Wireless
12 22 (3.41%) iSCSI
13 20 (3.10%) Wireshark
13 20 (3.10%) NetScaler
14 18 (2.79%) NAS
15 16 (2.48%) VoIP
16 15 (2.32%) IMAP
16 15 (2.32%) SMTP
16 15 (2.32%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (14.55%) SQL Server
2 24 (3.72%) SQL Server 2005
3 20 (3.10%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (2.63%) Oracle Database
5 16 (2.48%) Oracle Database 11g
6 13 (2.01%) MySQL
7 12 (1.86%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (1.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (0.93%) SQL Server 2000
10 4 (0.62%) MS Access
11 2 (0.31%) IDOL
11 2 (0.31%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.15%) DB2
Development Applications
1 13 (2.01%) LoadRunner
2 9 (1.39%) QuickTest Pro
3 8 (1.24%) TestDirector
4 6 (0.93%) MSI
5 5 (0.77%) Apache Ivy
6 2 (0.31%) StarTeam
7 1 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.15%) WinDbg
7 1 (0.15%) Wise Package Studio
7 1 (0.15%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.15%) InstallShield
General
1 62 (9.60%) Finance
2 45 (6.97%) Retail
3 37 (5.73%) Telecoms
4 35 (5.42%) Back Office
5 14 (2.17%) Law
6 12 (1.86%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.08%) Advertising
8 5 (0.77%) Banking
9 4 (0.62%) Legal
9 4 (0.62%) German Language
10 3 (0.46%) Publishing
11 2 (0.31%) Electronics
11 2 (0.31%) Games
12 1 (0.15%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 200 (30.96%) Support Engineer
2 165 (25.54%) Analyst
3 94 (14.55%) Service Analyst
3 94 (14.55%) Service Desk Analyst
4 87 (13.47%) 2nd Line Support
5 76 (11.76%) Support Analyst
6 60 (9.29%) Technical Support
7 56 (8.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 50 (7.74%) 1st Line Support
9 49 (7.59%) IT Support
10 44 (6.81%) Junior
11 43 (6.66%) Help Desk Support
12 40 (6.19%) Help Desk Analyst
13 37 (5.73%) Technical Support Engineer
13 37 (5.73%) Technical Engineer
14 36 (5.57%) Desktop Support
15 33 (5.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 33 (5.11%) 3rd Line Support
16 30 (4.64%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 29 (4.49%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (3.25%) HTML
2 15 (2.32%) MAPI
3 11 (1.70%) Application Packaging
4 9 (1.39%) XML
5 6 (0.93%) Middleware
5 6 (0.93%) .NET
5 6 (0.93%) Oracle Fusion
6 5 (0.77%) XHTML
6 5 (0.77%) WAP
7 4 (0.62%) COM
8 3 (0.46%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (0.31%) Hibernate
9 2 (0.31%) Struts
9 2 (0.31%) Software Packaging
9 2 (0.31%) Spring
10 1 (0.15%) Ext JS
10 1 (0.15%) Windows SharePoint Services
10 1 (0.15%) ADO
10 1 (0.15%) Web Services
10 1 (0.15%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 101 (15.63%) Blackberry
2 52 (8.05%) Clustering
3 41 (6.35%) Data Centre
4 35 (5.42%) Analytical Skills
5 28 (4.33%) Replication
6 24 (3.72%) Client/Server
6 24 (3.72%) iPhone
7 15 (2.32%) PDA
8 13 (2.01%) Fat Client
8 13 (2.01%) Thin Client
9 12 (1.86%) EPoS
10 10 (1.55%) Statistics
11 9 (1.39%) Device Driver
12 8 (1.24%) Management Information System
12 8 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (0.93%) CMDB
14 5 (0.77%) Computer Science
14 5 (0.77%) Streaming Video
15 4 (0.62%) PMI
15 4 (0.62%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 646 (100.00%) Windows
2 317 (49.07%) Windows 7
3 275 (42.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 242 (37.46%) Windows Server 2003
5 191 (29.57%) Windows 8
6 147 (22.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 99 (15.33%) Windows Vista
8 67 (10.37%) Windows 2000
9 65 (10.06%) Linux
10 40 (6.19%) Android
11 26 (4.02%) Windows 2000 Server
12 18 (2.79%) UNIX
12 18 (2.79%) Mac OS
13 12 (1.86%) Apple iOS
14 11 (1.70%) Mac OS X
15 9 (1.39%) Windows NT
16 5 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 4 (0.62%) CentOS
18 2 (0.31%) Solaris
18 2 (0.31%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (26.47%) ITIL
2 46 (7.12%) Migration
2 46 (7.12%) Time Management
3 37 (5.73%) Service Management
4 29 (4.49%) Service Delivery
5 27 (4.18%) CRM
6 24 (3.72%) Root Cause Analysis
7 22 (3.41%) Incident Management
8 20 (3.10%) High Availability
9 17 (2.63%) Project Management
10 16 (2.48%) Problem Management
11 15 (2.32%) Project Planning
11 15 (2.32%) Data Analysis
12 14 (2.17%) ITSM
12 14 (2.17%) Change Control
13 13 (2.01%) Release Management
13 13 (2.01%) Disaster Recovery
13 13 (2.01%) Software Distribution
14 12 (1.86%) Mentoring
14 12 (1.86%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 85 (13.16%) SQL
2 53 (8.20%) PowerShell
3 35 (5.42%) VB
4 26 (4.02%) VBScript
5 21 (3.25%) Java
6 13 (2.01%) C++
7 12 (1.86%) C#
8 11 (1.70%) Shell Script
9 9 (1.39%) VC++
9 9 (1.39%) C
10 7 (1.08%) JavaScript
11 5 (0.77%) VB.NET
12 4 (0.62%) VB6
12 4 (0.62%) Ruby
13 2 (0.31%) Assembly Language
13 2 (0.31%) Embedded C
13 2 (0.31%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.15%) PHP
14 1 (0.15%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 137 (21.21%) Security Cleared
2 87 (13.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 81 (12.54%) SC Cleared
4 60 (9.29%) DV Cleared
5 58 (8.98%) MCITP
6 47 (7.28%) MCSE
7 43 (6.66%) MCP
8 34 (5.26%) MCTS
9 29 (4.49%) MCDST
10 24 (3.72%) CCA
10 24 (3.72%) Citrix Certification
11 20 (3.10%) Cisco Certification
11 20 (3.10%) CCNA
12 19 (2.94%) Degree
12 19 (2.94%) MCSA
13 16 (2.48%) A+ Certification
14 13 (2.01%) ITIL Certification
15 10 (1.55%) Network+ Certification
16 8 (1.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 7 (1.08%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (14.24%) SLA
2 11 (1.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (1.08%) QA
4 1 (0.15%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 347 (53.72%) Active Directory
2 175 (27.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 86 (13.31%) Hyper-V
4 59 (9.13%) XenApp
5 45 (6.97%) vSphere
6 41 (6.35%) VMware ESX
7 40 (6.19%) VMware ESXi
8 26 (4.02%) XenDesktop
8 26 (4.02%) Microsoft App-V
9 22 (3.41%) Terminal Services
10 18 (2.79%) XenServer
11 13 (2.01%) VMware Workstation
12 6 (0.93%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 3 (0.46%) ISA Server
14 2 (0.31%) Firmware
15 1 (0.15%) BitLocker
15 1 (0.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 1 (0.15%) BlackBerry Internet Service
15 1 (0.15%) VMware Server
15 1 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 59 (9.13%) SCCM
2 50 (7.74%) Backup Exec
3 24 (3.72%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 21 (3.25%) SCOM
5 20 (3.10%) EdgeSight
6 15 (2.32%) WSUS
7 10 (1.55%) Netcool
7 10 (1.55%) DameWare
7 10 (1.55%) Tivoli
7 10 (1.55%) HP Quality Center
8 7 (1.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 6 (0.93%) NetBackup
9 6 (0.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 6 (0.93%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 6 (0.93%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 5 (0.77%) Norton AntiVirus
11 4 (0.62%) Unicenter
12 2 (0.31%) Nagios
13 1 (0.15%) AirWatch
13 1 (0.15%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 349 (54.02%) Microsoft
2 219 (33.90%) VMware
3 144 (22.29%) Citrix
4 76 (11.76%) Cisco
5 61 (9.44%) Symantec
6 54 (8.36%) Apple
7 51 (7.89%) HP
8 37 (5.73%) Oracle
9 34 (5.26%) Fujitsu
10 24 (3.72%) Dell
11 21 (3.25%) Juniper
11 21 (3.25%) AppSense
12 17 (2.63%) Draytek
13 14 (2.17%) SonicWALL
14 13 (2.01%) Veeam
14 13 (2.01%) Borland
14 13 (2.01%) EMC
15 11 (1.70%) Lumension
15 11 (1.70%) SAP
16 10 (1.55%) Avaya
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £19000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £20k - 23k per year + Pension and BUPA
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Premier IT
Salary: £22000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £24,000 to £26,000 per annum plus car & bens
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Atech Support
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Atech Support
Salary: From £27,000 to £35,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Stott and May
Posted: 2 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Forest Row, East Sussex
Vadis People
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bordon, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £23000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Etech Partners
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago