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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 126 115 117
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 476 473 525
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.17% 2.23% 2.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.43% 7.90% 7.57%
Number of salaries quoted 339 390 478
Average salary £26,000 £25,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.96% -8.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,150 £19,450 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-5.66% -3.63%
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
6408 5990 6931
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 29.21% 28.28% 30.34%
Number of salaries quoted 5268 5164 6096
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +28 163 £30,000 +8.10% 14
Hampshire -28 112 £25,000 - 11
Surrey +6 85 £26,500 +3.92% 13
Buckinghamshire +26 62 £26,000 +1.96% 8
Kent +10 23 £40,000 +60.00%
East Sussex -29 13 £24,000 -26.15% 1
Oxfordshire -19 11 £26,000 +4.00% 3
West Sussex -34 9 £26,500 +20.45% 4
Middlesex +1 5 £24,000 -32.39% 1
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 817 (100.00%) Windows
2 448 (54.83%) Microsoft
3 435 (53.24%) Active Directory
4 409 (50.06%) Windows 7
5 354 (43.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 348 (42.59%) MS Excel
7 339 (41.49%) MS Office
8 334 (40.88%) Windows Server 2008
9 313 (38.31%) MS Exchange
10 235 (28.76%) SQL
11 213 (26.07%) ITIL
12 202 (24.72%) Citrix
13 186 (22.77%) VMware
14 181 (22.15%) DNS
15 171 (20.93%) Security Cleared
16 166 (20.32%) Windows 8
17 146 (17.87%) Exchange Server 2003
18 132 (16.16%) SQL Server
18 132 (16.16%) Windows Server 2012
19 128 (15.67%) VMware Infrastructure
20 126 (15.42%) SC Cleared
20 126 (15.42%) SLA
21 120 (14.69%) Windows Vista
22 119 (14.57%) Exchange Server 2010
23 114 (13.95%) Microsoft Certification
24 103 (12.61%) Blackberry
25 98 (12.00%) Finance
25 98 (12.00%) SCCM
26 96 (11.75%) Firewall
27 95 (11.63%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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
1 313 (38.31%) MS Exchange
2 146 (17.87%) Exchange Server 2003
3 119 (14.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 79 (9.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 59 (7.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 54 (6.61%) SharePoint
7 41 (5.02%) Exchange Server 2013
8 36 (4.41%) IIS
9 35 (4.28%) Live Communications Server
10 34 (4.16%) Exchange Server 5.5
11 24 (2.94%) SharePoint Server
12 16 (1.96%) Lync
13 12 (1.47%) Lotus Domino
14 9 (1.10%) Tomcat
14 9 (1.10%) Oracle 10gAS
14 9 (1.10%) Oracle Application Server
15 8 (0.98%) Documentum
16 7 (0.86%) IBM Notes
16 7 (0.86%) GroupWise
17 6 (0.73%) WebSphere
Applications
1 348 (42.59%) MS Excel
2 339 (41.49%) MS Office
3 23 (2.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (1.35%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.37%) Adobe Captivate
6 2 (0.24%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (1.84%) Maximo
2 4 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.24%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.20%) Office 365
2 3 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.12%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 181 (22.15%) DNS
2 96 (11.75%) Firewall
3 89 (10.89%) TCP/IP
4 83 (10.16%) DHCP
5 79 (9.67%) LAN
6 77 (9.42%) VPN
7 76 (9.30%) WAN
8 62 (7.59%) Internet
9 52 (6.36%) SAN
10 27 (3.30%) SSL
11 22 (2.69%) Wireless
12 19 (2.33%) VoIP
13 17 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
13 17 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
14 14 (1.71%) ADSL
15 13 (1.59%) NAS
15 13 (1.59%) Broadband
15 13 (1.59%) Ethernet
15 13 (1.59%) FTP
15 13 (1.59%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (16.16%) SQL Server
2 28 (3.43%) SQL Server 2005
3 24 (2.94%) Oracle Database
4 23 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 19 (2.33%) Oracle Database 10g
6 17 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
7 15 (1.84%) MS Access
7 15 (1.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (1.35%) SQL Server 2000
9 10 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
10 9 (1.10%) Relational Database
10 9 (1.10%) MySQL
10 9 (1.10%) Oracle Discoverer
10 9 (1.10%) RDBMS
11 5 (0.61%) IDOL
12 3 (0.37%) Informix
13 2 (0.24%) Crystal Reports
14 1 (0.12%) Big Data
14 1 (0.12%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 30 (3.67%) TestDirector
2 23 (2.82%) MSI
3 21 (2.57%) LoadRunner
4 19 (2.33%) QuickTest Pro
5 16 (1.96%) WinRunner
6 11 (1.35%) SilkPerformer
7 9 (1.10%) PVCS
7 9 (1.10%) Oracle Forms
7 9 (1.10%) Toad
7 9 (1.10%) JDeveloper
8 7 (0.86%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (0.37%) Wise Package Studio
9 3 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.24%) Selenium
11 1 (0.12%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.12%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.12%) Ant
11 1 (0.12%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.12%) PowerBuilder
11 1 (0.12%) Subversion
General
1 98 (12.00%) Finance
2 73 (8.94%) Retail
3 70 (8.57%) Telecoms
4 23 (2.82%) Back Office
5 15 (1.84%) Law
6 12 (1.47%) French Language
7 11 (1.35%) Financial Institution
7 11 (1.35%) Italian Language
8 9 (1.10%) Legal
8 9 (1.10%) German Language
8 9 (1.10%) Spanish Language
9 4 (0.49%) Dutch Language
9 4 (0.49%) Swedish Language
9 4 (0.49%) Russian Language
9 4 (0.49%) Games
10 3 (0.37%) Automotive
10 3 (0.37%) Advertising
11 2 (0.24%) Billing
11 2 (0.24%) Banking
11 2 (0.24%) Military
Job Titles
1 286 (35.01%) Analyst
2 209 (25.58%) Support Engineer
3 182 (22.28%) Support Analyst
4 151 (18.48%) 2nd Line Support
5 108 (13.22%) IT Support
6 96 (11.75%) Desktop Support
7 77 (9.42%) 1st Line Support
8 69 (8.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 65 (7.96%) Service Analyst
10 64 (7.83%) Service Desk Analyst
11 55 (6.73%) Desktop Analyst
12 50 (6.12%) Applications Support
13 49 (6.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
14 47 (5.75%) Help Desk Support
15 45 (5.51%) 3rd Line Support
16 41 (5.02%) Help Desk Analyst
17 38 (4.65%) Technical Support
17 38 (4.65%) IT Support Engineer
18 37 (4.53%) Administrator
19 33 (4.04%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (4.28%) .NET
2 20 (2.45%) ASP.NET
3 16 (1.96%) HTML
4 9 (1.10%) Oracle ADF
5 7 (0.86%) ODBC
5 7 (0.86%) jQuery
6 5 (0.61%) XML
6 5 (0.61%) CSS
7 4 (0.49%) Middleware
8 3 (0.37%) Oracle Fusion
8 3 (0.37%) XML Schema
8 3 (0.37%) COM
8 3 (0.37%) .NET Framework
8 3 (0.37%) Application Packaging
9 2 (0.24%) WCF
10 1 (0.12%) DHTML
10 1 (0.12%) J2EE
10 1 (0.12%) EJB
10 1 (0.12%) JSP
10 1 (0.12%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 103 (12.61%) Blackberry
2 62 (7.59%) Clustering
3 39 (4.77%) Analytical Skills
4 33 (4.04%) Fat Client
4 33 (4.04%) Thin Client
5 24 (2.94%) iPhone
6 22 (2.69%) Enterprise Software
7 21 (2.57%) Management Information System
8 20 (2.45%) Replication
8 20 (2.45%) EPoS
9 17 (2.08%) Computer Science
10 13 (1.59%) iPad
10 13 (1.59%) Statistics
11 8 (0.98%) Video Conferencing
12 6 (0.73%) AS400
12 6 (0.73%) iSeries
13 5 (0.61%) PKI
13 5 (0.61%) Life Science
14 4 (0.49%) Client/Server
14 4 (0.49%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 817 (100.00%) Windows
2 409 (50.06%) Windows 7
3 354 (43.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 334 (40.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 166 (20.32%) Windows 8
6 132 (16.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 120 (14.69%) Windows Vista
8 84 (10.28%) Windows 2000
9 77 (9.42%) Linux
10 46 (5.63%) UNIX
11 34 (4.16%) Android
12 19 (2.33%) Windows 2000 Server
13 16 (1.96%) Windows Mobile
13 16 (1.96%) Mac OS X
14 12 (1.47%) Windows Phone
15 10 (1.22%) Solaris
16 6 (0.73%) AIX
16 6 (0.73%) Apple iOS
17 3 (0.37%) CentOS
17 3 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (26.07%) ITIL
2 60 (7.34%) Incident Management
3 45 (5.51%) Disaster Recovery
4 44 (5.39%) Service Delivery
5 43 (5.26%) Software Distribution
6 41 (5.02%) Time Management
7 40 (4.90%) Change Management
7 40 (4.90%) Service Management
8 36 (4.41%) Problem Management
9 33 (4.04%) Test Scripting
10 29 (3.55%) CRM
11 28 (3.43%) Test Automation
11 28 (3.43%) High Availability
12 24 (2.94%) Kalman Filter
13 21 (2.57%) Regression Testing
13 21 (2.57%) ITSM
13 21 (2.57%) Migration
14 20 (2.45%) Software Deployment
15 15 (1.84%) Performance Management
16 13 (1.59%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 235 (28.76%) SQL
2 47 (5.75%) PowerShell
3 37 (4.53%) VBScript
4 29 (3.55%) VB
5 16 (1.96%) PL/SQL
6 15 (1.84%) T-SQL
7 13 (1.59%) Java
8 10 (1.22%) JavaScript
9 7 (0.86%) C
9 7 (0.86%) Shell Script
10 6 (0.73%) C++
11 5 (0.61%) C#
12 3 (0.37%) Python
13 2 (0.24%) VB6
13 2 (0.24%) Perl
14 1 (0.12%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.12%) Scala
Qualifications
1 171 (20.93%) Security Cleared
2 126 (15.42%) SC Cleared
3 114 (13.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 92 (11.26%) DV Cleared
5 72 (8.81%) MCSE
6 56 (6.85%) MCP
7 45 (5.51%) Degree
8 43 (5.26%) ISEB
8 43 (5.26%) MCITP
9 34 (4.16%) Cisco Certification
10 31 (3.79%) MCSA
11 27 (3.30%) ISTQB
12 23 (2.82%) CCNA
13 20 (2.45%) MCTS
14 19 (2.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 18 (2.20%) MCDST
15 18 (2.20%) CCNP
16 10 (1.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 8 (0.98%) JNCIA
17 8 (0.98%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (15.42%) SLA
2 9 (1.10%) QA
3 3 (0.37%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.12%) JSP 440
System Software
1 435 (53.24%) Active Directory
2 128 (15.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 83 (10.16%) Hyper-V
4 64 (7.83%) XenApp
5 29 (3.55%) VMware ESX
6 22 (2.69%) Terminal Services
6 22 (2.69%) VMware ESXi
7 17 (2.08%) XenDesktop
8 16 (1.96%) vSphere
9 15 (1.84%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 12 (1.47%) Terminal Server
11 9 (1.10%) VMware Workstation
12 8 (0.98%) Microsoft App-V
13 6 (0.73%) VMware Server
14 5 (0.61%) DFS Replication
14 5 (0.61%) Xen
15 3 (0.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 2 (0.24%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 98 (12.00%) SCCM
2 51 (6.24%) Backup Exec
3 44 (5.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 37 (4.53%) HP Quality Center
5 35 (4.28%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 29 (3.55%) Norton AntiVirus
7 28 (3.43%) Netcool
8 24 (2.94%) Tivoli
9 21 (2.57%) NetBackup
10 19 (2.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 16 (1.96%) SCOM
12 15 (1.84%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 10 (1.22%) Veritas Storage Foundation
13 10 (1.22%) Unicenter
13 10 (1.22%) McAfee ePO
14 7 (0.86%) WSUS
15 6 (0.73%) ServiceCenter
16 5 (0.61%) OpenView
16 5 (0.61%) MOM
17 3 (0.37%) DameWare
Vendors
1 448 (54.83%) Microsoft
2 202 (24.72%) Citrix
3 186 (22.77%) VMware
4 95 (11.63%) Oracle
5 92 (11.26%) Cisco
6 91 (11.14%) Symantec
7 84 (10.28%) HP
8 70 (8.57%) Fujitsu
9 32 (3.92%) Dell
10 28 (3.43%) McAfee
10 28 (3.43%) Apple
11 26 (3.18%) IBM
11 26 (3.18%) Veritas
12 23 (2.82%) EMC
13 21 (2.57%) SonicWALL
14 20 (2.45%) Meridio
15 18 (2.20%) Lumension
16 16 (1.96%) Juniper
16 16 (1.96%) CheckPoint
16 16 (1.96%) Intel
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Salary: £27,000 per annum Salary Negotiable
Posted: 54 minutes ago
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + car,Laptop,Phone
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