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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 153 108 125
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +17
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 397 525 512
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.76% 2.40% 2.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.19% 8.27% 7.66%
Number of salaries quoted 306 428 450
Average salary £26,000 £27,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.45% +1.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £19,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £41,700
UK excluding London average salary £25,500 £28,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year
-8.92% +5.66%
Operating Systems Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
6411 6345 6680
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 28.49% 28.95% 28.93%
Number of salaries quoted 5314 5481 5826
Average salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,155
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
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 1 August 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 1 August 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
(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 +13 122 £26,250 -4.54% 21
Hampshire -38 98 £26,250 -4.54% 8
Surrey -16 72 £27,500 +5.76% 9
Buckinghamshire -20 46 £25,750 -6.36% 5
Kent -10 19 £21,500 -14.00% 5
West Sussex -28 18 £25,000 -16.66% 4
Oxfordshire -22 14 £23,750 -12.03% 2
East Sussex -37 14 £24,000 -16.52% 1
Middlesex +5 3 £24,000 -27.27% 1
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 781 (100.00%) Windows
2 457 (58.51%) Active Directory
3 416 (53.27%) Microsoft
4 374 (47.89%) Windows 7
5 354 (45.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 341 (43.66%) Windows Server 2008
7 333 (42.64%) MS Excel
8 331 (42.38%) MS Office
9 281 (35.98%) MS Exchange
10 227 (29.07%) ITIL
11 197 (25.22%) SQL
12 177 (22.66%) Citrix
13 175 (22.41%) VMware
14 172 (22.02%) DNS
15 159 (20.36%) Windows 8
16 132 (16.90%) SLA
17 131 (16.77%) SQL Server
18 129 (16.52%) Exchange Server 2003
19 125 (16.01%) VMware Infrastructure
20 121 (15.49%) TCP/IP
21 120 (15.36%) Windows Server 2012
22 117 (14.98%) Security Cleared
23 116 (14.85%) Exchange Server 2010
24 112 (14.34%) Windows Vista
25 100 (12.80%) Cisco
25 100 (12.80%) Microsoft Certification
26 99 (12.68%) VPN
27 98 (12.55%) Finance
28 97 (12.42%) Blackberry
29 96 (12.29%) Firewall

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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
1 281 (35.98%) MS Exchange
2 129 (16.52%) Exchange Server 2003
3 116 (14.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 85 (10.88%) Exchange Server 2007
5 69 (8.83%) SharePoint
6 58 (7.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 45 (5.76%) IIS
8 37 (4.74%) Exchange Server 2013
9 28 (3.59%) Exchange Server 5.5
10 20 (2.56%) Live Communications Server
11 19 (2.43%) Lync
11 19 (2.43%) SharePoint Server
12 16 (2.05%) SharePoint 2010
13 15 (1.92%) IBM Notes
14 12 (1.54%) Lotus Domino
15 8 (1.02%) GroupWise
16 6 (0.77%) WebSphere
16 6 (0.77%) Oracle Application Server
16 6 (0.77%) Oracle 10gAS
17 5 (0.64%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 333 (42.64%) MS Excel
2 331 (42.38%) MS Office
3 22 (2.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (1.54%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.38%) Adobe Captivate
6 2 (0.26%) MS Project
7 1 (0.13%) InDesign
7 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (1.92%) Maximo
2 4 (0.51%) Sage 200
3 3 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.13%) Magento
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.13%) SalesLogix
4 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.79%) Office 365
2 4 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.26%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 172 (22.02%) DNS
2 121 (15.49%) TCP/IP
3 99 (12.68%) VPN
4 96 (12.29%) Firewall
5 92 (11.78%) LAN
6 85 (10.88%) WAN
6 85 (10.88%) DHCP
7 69 (8.83%) Internet
8 52 (6.66%) SAN
9 33 (4.23%) VoIP
10 30 (3.84%) SSL
11 28 (3.59%) Wireless
12 18 (2.30%) FTP
12 18 (2.30%) Wi-Fi
13 15 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
13 15 (1.92%) VLAN
14 14 (1.79%) HTTP
14 14 (1.79%) Broadband
14 14 (1.79%) DMZ
14 14 (1.79%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (16.77%) SQL Server
2 31 (3.97%) SQL Server 2005
3 27 (3.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (2.30%) SQL Server 2012
5 16 (2.05%) Oracle Database
6 12 (1.54%) Relational Database
7 11 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (1.41%) Oracle Database 10g
8 10 (1.28%) MS Access
9 8 (1.02%) RDBMS
9 8 (1.02%) SQL Server 2000
10 7 (0.90%) IDOL
11 6 (0.77%) Oracle Discoverer
12 5 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (0.64%) Crystal Reports
12 5 (0.64%) MySQL
13 2 (0.26%) Data Mining
14 1 (0.13%) PostgreSQL
14 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (2.69%) MSI
2 16 (2.05%) TestDirector
3 12 (1.54%) LoadRunner
4 9 (1.15%) QuickTest Pro
5 6 (0.77%) PVCS
5 6 (0.77%) Oracle Forms
5 6 (0.77%) Toad
5 6 (0.77%) JDeveloper
5 6 (0.77%) WinRunner
6 4 (0.51%) Subversion
6 4 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.38%) MSBuild
7 3 (0.38%) Rational DOORS
7 3 (0.38%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.38%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (0.38%) JIRA
7 3 (0.38%) SilkPerformer
7 3 (0.38%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.26%) Selenium
9 1 (0.13%) SoapUI
General
1 98 (12.55%) Finance
2 57 (7.30%) Retail
2 57 (7.30%) Telecoms
3 27 (3.46%) Back Office
4 17 (2.18%) Law
5 12 (1.54%) French Language
6 11 (1.41%) Legal
6 11 (1.41%) Financial Institution
7 9 (1.15%) Spanish Language
7 9 (1.15%) German Language
7 9 (1.15%) Italian Language
8 4 (0.51%) Dutch Language
8 4 (0.51%) Russian Language
8 4 (0.51%) Swedish Language
8 4 (0.51%) Billing
8 4 (0.51%) Games
8 4 (0.51%) Automotive
9 3 (0.38%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.38%) Advertising
9 3 (0.38%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 260 (33.29%) Analyst
2 184 (23.56%) Support Engineer
3 178 (22.79%) Support Analyst
4 135 (17.29%) 2nd Line Support
5 115 (14.72%) IT Support
6 93 (11.91%) Desktop Support
7 87 (11.14%) 1st Line Support
8 61 (7.81%) Service Analyst
9 60 (7.68%) Service Desk Analyst
9 60 (7.68%) Desktop Analyst
10 54 (6.91%) Help Desk Support
11 53 (6.79%) Desktop Support Analyst
12 52 (6.66%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 45 (5.76%) Technical Support
14 44 (5.63%) Applications Support
15 43 (5.51%) Help Desk Analyst
16 38 (4.87%) IT Support Engineer
17 35 (4.48%) 3rd Line Support
17 35 (4.48%) Administrator
18 33 (4.23%) Help Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (4.99%) .NET
2 17 (2.18%) ASP.NET
3 14 (1.79%) HTML
4 9 (1.15%) .NET Framework
4 9 (1.15%) XML
5 6 (0.77%) CSS
5 6 (0.77%) COM
5 6 (0.77%) ODBC
5 6 (0.77%) Oracle ADF
6 5 (0.64%) WCF
7 4 (0.51%) SOAP
7 4 (0.51%) XML Schema
7 4 (0.51%) jQuery
8 3 (0.38%) REST
8 3 (0.38%) WPF
8 3 (0.38%) Middleware
8 3 (0.38%) Web Services
9 2 (0.26%) Oracle Fusion
10 1 (0.13%) HTML5
10 1 (0.13%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 97 (12.42%) Blackberry
2 53 (6.79%) Clustering
3 28 (3.59%) Thin Client
3 28 (3.59%) Fat Client
4 26 (3.33%) iPhone
5 22 (2.82%) EPoS
6 18 (2.30%) Computer Science
7 17 (2.18%) Management Information System
8 16 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
9 13 (1.66%) Replication
10 12 (1.54%) iPad
11 8 (1.02%) Statistics
12 7 (0.90%) Video Conferencing
12 7 (0.90%) PKI
13 4 (0.51%) Firmware
13 4 (0.51%) EqualLogic
14 3 (0.38%) Open Source
14 3 (0.38%) HP StorageWorks
14 3 (0.38%) Kindle
14 3 (0.38%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 781 (100.00%) Windows
2 374 (47.89%) Windows 7
3 354 (45.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 341 (43.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 159 (20.36%) Windows 8
6 120 (15.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 112 (14.34%) Windows Vista
8 95 (12.16%) Windows 2000
9 71 (9.09%) Linux
10 32 (4.10%) UNIX
11 29 (3.71%) Android
12 16 (2.05%) Windows 2000 Server
13 15 (1.92%) Windows Phone
14 13 (1.66%) Mac OS X
15 9 (1.15%) Windows Mobile
16 5 (0.64%) CentOS
16 5 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 5 (0.64%) AIX
17 4 (0.51%) Solaris
18 2 (0.26%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (29.07%) ITIL
2 47 (6.02%) Service Management
3 45 (5.76%) Service Delivery
4 40 (5.12%) Incident Management
4 40 (5.12%) Disaster Recovery
5 35 (4.48%) Problem Management
5 35 (4.48%) Time Management
5 35 (4.48%) Software Distribution
6 30 (3.84%) Change Management
7 24 (3.07%) CRM
8 17 (2.18%) High Availability
8 17 (2.18%) Project Management
8 17 (2.18%) ITSM
9 16 (2.05%) Test Scripting
10 13 (1.66%) Document Management
11 12 (1.54%) Regression Testing
11 12 (1.54%) Performance Testing
11 12 (1.54%) Test Automation
12 11 (1.41%) Migration
12 11 (1.41%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 197 (25.22%) SQL
2 36 (4.61%) PowerShell
3 28 (3.59%) VBScript
4 24 (3.07%) VB
5 14 (1.79%) T-SQL
6 13 (1.66%) C
7 11 (1.41%) Java
8 10 (1.28%) C++
9 9 (1.15%) PL/SQL
10 7 (0.90%) C#
10 7 (0.90%) JavaScript
11 6 (0.77%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.38%) C++/CLI
13 2 (0.26%) Assembly Language
13 2 (0.26%) VB6
14 1 (0.13%) Perl
14 1 (0.13%) PHP
14 1 (0.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 117 (14.98%) Security Cleared
2 100 (12.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 86 (11.01%) SC Cleared
4 65 (8.32%) MCSE
5 63 (8.07%) DV Cleared
6 54 (6.91%) MCP
7 50 (6.40%) Cisco Certification
8 43 (5.51%) CCNA
9 42 (5.38%) MCITP
10 38 (4.87%) Degree
11 26 (3.33%) MCSA
12 22 (2.82%) ISEB
13 21 (2.69%) CCNP
14 16 (2.05%) ISTQB
15 14 (1.79%) MCTS
16 11 (1.41%) MCDST
16 11 (1.41%) A+ Certification
17 10 (1.28%) CCIE
17 10 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
17 10 (1.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 132 (16.90%) SLA
2 5 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.51%) QA
4 3 (0.38%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.13%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 457 (58.51%) Active Directory
2 125 (16.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 90 (11.52%) Hyper-V
4 56 (7.17%) XenApp
5 25 (3.20%) Terminal Services
6 21 (2.69%) VMware ESX
7 20 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
8 17 (2.18%) XenDesktop
9 15 (1.92%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 14 (1.79%) vSphere
11 11 (1.41%) Terminal Server
12 9 (1.15%) Microsoft App-V
13 7 (0.90%) Xen
14 5 (0.64%) DFS Replication
14 5 (0.64%) VMware Server
15 4 (0.51%) ISA Server
15 4 (0.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 4 (0.51%) VMware Workstation
15 4 (0.51%) Forefront TMG
15 4 (0.51%) UAG
Systems Management
1 75 (9.60%) SCCM
2 37 (4.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 31 (3.97%) Backup Exec
4 25 (3.20%) Tivoli
5 23 (2.94%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 20 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
6 20 (2.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 18 (2.30%) HP Quality Center
8 17 (2.18%) Netcool
9 15 (1.92%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 15 (1.92%) NetBackup
10 10 (1.28%) ServiceCenter
11 7 (0.90%) SCOM
11 7 (0.90%) DameWare
12 5 (0.64%) MOM
12 5 (0.64%) OpenView
13 4 (0.51%) Unicenter
13 4 (0.51%) Veritas Storage Foundation
14 2 (0.26%) ZENworks
14 2 (0.26%) Nagios
Vendors
1 416 (53.27%) Microsoft
2 177 (22.66%) Citrix
3 175 (22.41%) VMware
4 100 (12.80%) Cisco
5 84 (10.76%) Symantec
6 80 (10.24%) Oracle
7 71 (9.09%) HP
8 45 (5.76%) Fujitsu
9 36 (4.61%) Dell
10 30 (3.84%) IBM
10 30 (3.84%) Apple
11 19 (2.43%) Intel
12 17 (2.18%) SonicWALL
12 17 (2.18%) Sage
13 16 (2.05%) Meridio
14 15 (1.92%) Juniper
14 15 (1.92%) EMC
15 14 (1.79%) Remedy
15 14 (1.79%) Lotus
15 14 (1.79%) Lumension
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Posted: 11 hours ago
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Bracknell, Berkshire
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