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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 206 181 114
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -67
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 287 360 561
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.35% 1.54% 2.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.58% 5.57% 8.53%
Number of salaries quoted 241 306 441
Average salary £24,500 £26,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.76% -10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,250 £20,250 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £35,400 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,500 £26,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year
-1.92% -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
6266 6458 6576
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 29.52% 27.69% 29.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5292 5445 5691
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 £23,500 £23,500 £24,000
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 1 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 1 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 -13 72 £22,500 -15.88% 8
Surrey +8 66 £27,500 -0.90% 3
Hampshire -17 64 £24,000 - 7
Buckinghamshire +10 36 £21,500 -15.68% 2
West Sussex -26 18 £23,500 -14.54%
Kent +1 15 £27,500 +10.00% 5
Oxfordshire +3 8 £25,750 +22.61% 3
East Sussex +17 4 £18,500 -22.91%
Middlesex +12 4 £25,000 -33.33% 1
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 633 (100.00%) Windows
2 357 (56.40%) Active Directory
3 355 (56.08%) Microsoft
4 293 (46.29%) Windows 7
5 287 (45.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 239 (37.76%) MS Office
7 235 (37.12%) Windows Server 2003
8 232 (36.65%) MS Excel
9 228 (36.02%) MS Exchange
10 213 (33.65%) VMware
11 202 (31.91%) Windows 8
12 167 (26.38%) ITIL
13 164 (25.91%) VMware Infrastructure
14 155 (24.49%) Windows Server 2012
15 153 (24.17%) TCP/IP
16 142 (22.43%) Citrix
17 140 (22.12%) DNS
18 114 (18.01%) Security Cleared
19 113 (17.85%) Exchange Server 2010
20 108 (17.06%) SLA
20 108 (17.06%) Microsoft Certification
21 101 (15.96%) Windows Vista
22 100 (15.80%) Exchange Server 2003
23 96 (15.17%) DHCP
24 92 (14.53%) Blackberry
25 90 (14.22%) SQL Server
26 83 (13.11%) Firewall
27 82 (12.95%) SQL
28 81 (12.80%) Hyper-V
29 73 (11.53%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 1 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
1 228 (36.02%) MS Exchange
2 113 (17.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 100 (15.80%) Exchange Server 2003
4 73 (11.53%) SharePoint
5 62 (9.79%) Exchange Server 2007
6 44 (6.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 34 (5.37%) Exchange Server 2013
8 21 (3.32%) Apache
9 19 (3.00%) Lync
10 16 (2.53%) Live Communications Server
11 15 (2.37%) IIS
11 15 (2.37%) Lotus Domino
12 9 (1.42%) WorkSite
13 7 (1.11%) SharePoint Server
13 7 (1.11%) MS Project Server
13 7 (1.11%) Tomcat
14 5 (0.79%) Exchange Server 5.5
15 4 (0.63%) Site Server
15 4 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
16 2 (0.32%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 239 (37.76%) MS Office
2 232 (36.65%) MS Excel
3 11 (1.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.32%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (0.95%) Maximo
2 2 (0.32%) Academy Housing
2 2 (0.32%) arcHouse
2 2 (0.32%) assyst
2 2 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.32%) Orchard Housing
2 2 (0.32%) Aareon QL
2 2 (0.32%) OPENHousing
2 2 (0.32%) MIS ActiveH
2 2 (0.32%) Northgate Housing
2 2 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.16%) Agresso
3 1 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 70 (11.06%) Office 365
2 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.16%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 153 (24.17%) TCP/IP
2 140 (22.12%) DNS
3 96 (15.17%) DHCP
4 83 (13.11%) Firewall
5 62 (9.79%) LAN
6 60 (9.48%) WAN
7 56 (8.85%) VPN
7 56 (8.85%) Internet
8 49 (7.74%) SAN
9 30 (4.74%) SSL
10 25 (3.95%) NAS
11 24 (3.79%) VLAN
12 21 (3.32%) iSCSI
13 19 (3.00%) Wireless
14 17 (2.69%) Wireshark
14 17 (2.69%) NetScaler
15 15 (2.37%) VoIP
16 14 (2.21%) Intranet
17 13 (2.05%) HTTP
18 11 (1.74%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (14.22%) SQL Server
2 23 (3.63%) SQL Server 2005
3 22 (3.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 19 (3.00%) Oracle Database
5 15 (2.37%) SQL Server 2012
6 14 (2.21%) Oracle Database 11g
7 13 (2.05%) MySQL
8 12 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 11 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (1.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (0.95%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (0.32%) IDOL
12 2 (0.32%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.32%) MS Access
13 1 (0.16%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (1.26%) LoadRunner
2 6 (0.95%) MSI
2 6 (0.95%) TestDirector
2 6 (0.95%) HP UFT
3 5 (0.79%) Apache Ivy
4 2 (0.32%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.16%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.16%) WinDbg
5 1 (0.16%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 59 (9.32%) Finance
2 35 (5.53%) Telecoms
3 32 (5.06%) Retail
4 31 (4.90%) Back Office
5 19 (3.00%) Manufacturing
6 10 (1.58%) Law
7 7 (1.11%) Legal
8 4 (0.63%) Advertising
9 3 (0.47%) Publishing
9 3 (0.47%) Banking
10 2 (0.32%) German Language
10 2 (0.32%) Games
10 2 (0.32%) Electronics
11 1 (0.16%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 178 (28.12%) Support Engineer
2 169 (26.70%) Analyst
3 92 (14.53%) Support Analyst
4 89 (14.06%) 2nd Line Support
5 81 (12.80%) Service Desk Analyst
5 81 (12.80%) Service Analyst
6 60 (9.48%) IT Support
7 55 (8.69%) Technical Support
8 54 (8.53%) 1st Line Support
9 50 (7.90%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 42 (6.64%) Junior
11 41 (6.48%) Help Desk Analyst
12 39 (6.16%) Desktop Support
13 37 (5.85%) Technical Support Engineer
13 37 (5.85%) Help Desk Support
13 37 (5.85%) Technical Engineer
14 30 (4.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 30 (4.74%) 3rd Line Support
15 27 (4.27%) Infrastructure Specialist
15 27 (4.27%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (3.63%) HTML
2 12 (1.90%) .NET
3 11 (1.74%) MAPI
3 11 (1.74%) Application Packaging
4 8 (1.26%) XML
5 5 (0.79%) Ruby on Rails
5 5 (0.79%) COM
6 4 (0.63%) Middleware
6 4 (0.63%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (0.47%) Web Services
7 3 (0.47%) XHTML
7 3 (0.47%) WAP
8 2 (0.32%) Hibernate
8 2 (0.32%) Spring
8 2 (0.32%) CSS
8 2 (0.32%) JSP
8 2 (0.32%) Struts
8 2 (0.32%) J2EE
8 2 (0.32%) ADO
8 2 (0.32%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 92 (14.53%) Blackberry
2 43 (6.79%) Clustering
3 35 (5.53%) Data Centre
4 31 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (3.63%) Client/Server
6 21 (3.32%) Replication
7 18 (2.84%) iPhone
8 15 (2.37%) Fat Client
8 15 (2.37%) Thin Client
9 12 (1.90%) Device Driver
10 11 (1.74%) PDA
11 10 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (1.42%) Statistics
13 8 (1.26%) EPoS
14 7 (1.11%) Life Science
15 6 (0.95%) Management Information System
16 5 (0.79%) Computer Science
17 4 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
17 4 (0.63%) CMDB
17 4 (0.63%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 633 (100.00%) Windows
2 293 (46.29%) Windows 7
3 287 (45.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 235 (37.12%) Windows Server 2003
5 202 (31.91%) Windows 8
6 155 (24.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 101 (15.96%) Windows Vista
8 66 (10.43%) Linux
9 63 (9.95%) Windows 2000
10 37 (5.85%) Windows 2000 Server
11 35 (5.53%) Android
12 19 (3.00%) UNIX
12 19 (3.00%) Mac OS X
13 18 (2.84%) Mac OS
14 11 (1.74%) Apple iOS
14 11 (1.74%) Windows NT
15 3 (0.47%) Solaris
15 3 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 2 (0.32%) SUSE
17 1 (0.16%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (26.38%) ITIL
2 44 (6.95%) Migration
3 39 (6.16%) Time Management
4 31 (4.90%) Service Management
5 27 (4.27%) CRM
6 26 (4.11%) Service Delivery
7 22 (3.48%) Root Cause Analysis
8 18 (2.84%) Problem Management
8 18 (2.84%) Incident Management
8 18 (2.84%) Microsoft Office Automation
8 18 (2.84%) Office Automation
9 17 (2.69%) Project Management
10 16 (2.53%) Project Planning
11 15 (2.37%) Software Engineering
12 14 (2.21%) High Availability
13 13 (2.05%) Change Control
14 12 (1.90%) Mentoring
15 11 (1.74%) Data Analysis
15 11 (1.74%) Change Management
16 10 (1.58%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 82 (12.95%) SQL
2 43 (6.79%) PowerShell
3 37 (5.85%) VB
4 24 (3.79%) VBScript
5 23 (3.63%) Java
6 18 (2.84%) C++
7 13 (2.05%) C#
8 12 (1.90%) VC++
9 8 (1.26%) VB.NET
10 7 (1.11%) Shell Script
10 7 (1.11%) C
10 7 (1.11%) JavaScript
11 6 (0.95%) VB6
11 6 (0.95%) Ruby
12 5 (0.79%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.47%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.32%) PHP
14 2 (0.32%) Embedded C
14 2 (0.32%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 114 (18.01%) Security Cleared
2 108 (17.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 64 (10.11%) MCITP
4 63 (9.95%) SC Cleared
5 52 (8.21%) MCP
6 51 (8.06%) MCSE
7 38 (6.00%) DV Cleared
8 37 (5.85%) MCTS
9 28 (4.42%) MCDST
10 25 (3.95%) MCSA
11 23 (3.63%) A+ Certification
12 21 (3.32%) CCNA
12 21 (3.32%) Cisco Certification
13 20 (3.16%) CCA
13 20 (3.16%) Citrix Certification
14 19 (3.00%) Degree
15 12 (1.90%) Network+ Certification
15 12 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
16 8 (1.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 5 (0.79%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (17.06%) SLA
2 11 (1.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (1.11%) QA
4 2 (0.32%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 357 (56.40%) Active Directory
2 164 (25.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 81 (12.80%) Hyper-V
4 56 (8.85%) XenApp
5 39 (6.16%) VMware ESX
6 37 (5.85%) vSphere
7 36 (5.69%) VMware ESXi
8 24 (3.79%) Terminal Services
9 23 (3.63%) Microsoft App-V
10 22 (3.48%) XenDesktop
11 15 (2.37%) XenServer
12 13 (2.05%) VMware Workstation
13 6 (0.95%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 3 (0.47%) ISA Server
15 2 (0.32%) Firmware
16 1 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
16 1 (0.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 1 (0.16%) BlackBerry Internet Service
16 1 (0.16%) VMware Server
16 1 (0.16%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 55 (8.69%) SCCM
2 44 (6.95%) Backup Exec
3 18 (2.84%) SCOM
4 17 (2.69%) EdgeSight
5 14 (2.21%) WSUS
6 13 (2.05%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 10 (1.58%) Tivoli
8 7 (1.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 7 (1.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 7 (1.11%) DameWare
9 6 (0.95%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 5 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (0.79%) Netcool
11 4 (0.63%) NetBackup
11 4 (0.63%) Veritas Storage Foundation
12 3 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
13 2 (0.32%) Unicenter
13 2 (0.32%) Nagios
13 2 (0.32%) AirWatch
14 1 (0.16%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 355 (56.08%) Microsoft
2 213 (33.65%) VMware
3 142 (22.43%) Citrix
4 67 (10.58%) Cisco
5 55 (8.69%) Symantec
6 54 (8.53%) Apple
7 41 (6.48%) HP
8 35 (5.53%) Oracle
9 26 (4.11%) Dell
10 22 (3.48%) Fujitsu
11 20 (3.16%) Juniper
12 18 (2.84%) AppSense
13 14 (2.21%) SonicWALL
14 13 (2.05%) Veeam
15 12 (1.90%) Draytek
16 10 (1.58%) IBM
16 10 (1.58%) Adobe
16 10 (1.58%) Avaya
17 9 (1.42%) Remedy
18 8 (1.26%) EMC
Farnborough, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £21,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
West Malling, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £14,000 to £16,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Farnham, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £23000 - £29000 per annum + benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Uplift, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Middlesex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £29,000 per annum Superb base, training and excellent
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Explore Group
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 7 days ago
Oxford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £18000 - £20500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Slough, Maidenhead, Egham, Hayes, Berkshire,...
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £35-40,000 + Car + Great Bens
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Farnborough
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £18000 - £20500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
SCC
Salary: From £19,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago