The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 183 140 131
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -9
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 53 91 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.91% 1.70% 1.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.32% 6.20% 6.07%
Number of salaries quoted 42 80 83
Average salary £24,500 £23,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.25% -21.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,100 £18,000 £20,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%
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 West region.

Operating Systems Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1598 1467 1696
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 27.29% 27.45% 30.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1378 1258 1453
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows XP across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Windows XP
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows XP across the South West region.

Windows XP Salary Trend in the South West

Windows XP
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows XP across the South West region over the 3 months to 26 February 2015.

Windows XP Salary Histogram in the South West

Windows XP
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 26 February 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
Bristol -13 16 £42,500 +68.31% 5
Wiltshire -13 12 £25,000 +5.26% 3
Somerset +11 9 £23,000 -20.68% 1
Gloucestershire -11 7 £33,750 +39.17% 1
Devon -4 5 £14,500 -34.09%
Dorset -33 4 £24,500 +22.50% 3
Cornwall - 1 £24,500 - 1
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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.

1 123 (100.00%) Windows
2 81 (65.85%) Active Directory
3 69 (56.10%) Microsoft
4 51 (41.46%) Windows 7
5 50 (40.65%) MS Office
6 43 (34.96%) MS Excel
7 42 (34.15%) Windows Server 2003
7 42 (34.15%) Windows 8
7 42 (34.15%) Windows Server 2008
8 37 (30.08%) ITIL
9 34 (27.64%) VMware
10 31 (25.20%) Firewall
11 28 (22.76%) MS Exchange
11 28 (22.76%) TCP/IP
12 27 (21.95%) DHCP
13 26 (21.14%) Windows Vista
14 24 (19.51%) DNS
15 22 (17.89%) VMware Infrastructure
16 21 (17.07%) Microsoft Certification
17 20 (16.26%) VPN
18 17 (13.82%) SQL
19 15 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2003
20 14 (11.38%) Windows Server 2012
20 14 (11.38%) MCP
21 13 (10.57%) LAN
21 13 (10.57%) WAN
21 13 (10.57%) Service Management
21 13 (10.57%) Exchange Server 2010
22 12 (9.76%) Change Management
22 12 (9.76%) MCSA

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 28 (22.76%) MS Exchange
2 15 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2003
3 13 (10.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2000
5 8 (6.50%) Lync
6 7 (5.69%) SharePoint
6 7 (5.69%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (3.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (3.25%) IIS
7 4 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.63%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.81%) WordPress
9 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 50 (40.65%) MS Office
2 43 (34.96%) MS Excel
3 8 (6.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.44%) MS Project
5 2 (1.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.44%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.81%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.07%) Office 365
2 3 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (25.20%) Firewall
2 28 (22.76%) TCP/IP
3 27 (21.95%) DHCP
4 24 (19.51%) DNS
5 20 (16.26%) VPN
6 13 (10.57%) WAN
6 13 (10.57%) LAN
7 10 (8.13%) VoIP
8 7 (5.69%) PBX
8 7 (5.69%) DASS2
8 7 (5.69%) DPNSS
8 7 (5.69%) TETRA
9 6 (4.88%) Intranet
9 6 (4.88%) Internet
10 4 (3.25%) SAN
10 4 (3.25%) IP Telephony
10 4 (3.25%) FTP
11 3 (2.44%) OpenLDAP
11 3 (2.44%) Wireless
11 3 (2.44%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.69%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (4.07%) Advertising
2 4 (3.25%) Banking
2 4 (3.25%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.44%) Aerospace
3 3 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 50 (40.65%) Analyst
2 34 (27.64%) Support Engineer
3 23 (18.70%) Support Analyst
4 21 (17.07%) IT Support
5 18 (14.63%) Service Analyst
5 18 (14.63%) Service Desk Analyst
6 15 (12.20%) 2nd Line Support
6 15 (12.20%) Technical Support
7 14 (11.38%) Desktop Support
8 11 (8.94%) Help Desk Support
8 11 (8.94%) IT Support Analyst
9 10 (8.13%) Technical Engineer
9 10 (8.13%) Technical Support Engineer
9 10 (8.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 10 (8.13%) 1st Line Support
10 9 (7.32%) Help Desk Engineer
10 9 (7.32%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 7 (5.69%) Desktop Analyst
11 7 (5.69%) Help Desk Analyst
11 7 (5.69%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.50%) CSS
2 5 (4.07%) Web Services
3 2 (1.63%) Ajax
3 2 (1.63%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.63%) WCF
3 2 (1.63%) jQuery
3 2 (1.63%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (1.63%) .NET
3 2 (1.63%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.81%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.69%) Blackberry
1 7 (5.69%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.25%) Clustering
3 3 (2.44%) Client/Server
3 3 (2.44%) Streaming Video
4 2 (1.63%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.81%) Open Source
5 1 (0.81%) iPad
5 1 (0.81%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.81%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.81%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.81%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 123 (100.00%) Windows
2 51 (41.46%) Windows 7
3 42 (34.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 42 (34.15%) Windows 8
3 42 (34.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 26 (21.14%) Windows Vista
5 14 (11.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (9.76%) Windows 2000
7 8 (6.50%) Windows 2000 Server
8 6 (4.88%) Mac OS X
9 4 (3.25%) Linux
9 4 (3.25%) Apple iOS
10 3 (2.44%) Mac OS X Server
10 3 (2.44%) Android
11 1 (0.81%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (30.08%) ITIL
2 13 (10.57%) Service Management
3 12 (9.76%) Change Management
4 9 (7.32%) Service Delivery
5 7 (5.69%) Process Management
5 7 (5.69%) Workflow
6 6 (4.88%) Identity Management
6 6 (4.88%) Project Management
6 6 (4.88%) Change Control
6 6 (4.88%) Risk Management
7 3 (2.44%) Software Licensing
7 3 (2.44%) Line Management
7 3 (2.44%) PRINCE2
7 3 (2.44%) Incident Management
8 2 (1.63%) Time Management
8 2 (1.63%) MVC
8 2 (1.63%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (1.63%) ITSM
9 1 (0.81%) CAD
9 1 (0.81%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 17 (13.82%) SQL
2 4 (3.25%) T-SQL
3 2 (1.63%) C#
3 2 (1.63%) Java
3 2 (1.63%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.81%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (17.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (11.38%) MCP
3 12 (9.76%) MCSA
4 11 (8.94%) Security Cleared
5 10 (8.13%) MCSE
6 6 (4.88%) MCDST
6 6 (4.88%) SC Cleared
7 5 (4.07%) CCA
7 5 (4.07%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (1.63%) MCTS
9 2 (1.63%) Degree
9 2 (1.63%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.50%) SLA
2 3 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 81 (65.85%) Active Directory
2 22 (17.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (8.94%) vSphere
4 9 (7.32%) VMware ESX
5 8 (6.50%) Hyper-V
6 5 (4.07%) XenApp
7 3 (2.44%) Kerio MailServer
8 2 (1.63%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.81%) MetaFrame
9 1 (0.81%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.81%) UAG
Systems Management
1 9 (7.32%) SCCM
2 7 (5.69%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (4.88%) NetBackup
3 6 (4.88%) Backup Exec
3 6 (4.88%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (2.44%) OpenView
4 3 (2.44%) Nagios
5 2 (1.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 69 (56.10%) Microsoft
2 34 (27.64%) VMware
3 10 (8.13%) Citrix
4 9 (7.32%) HP
4 9 (7.32%) Symantec
5 8 (6.50%) McAfee
6 7 (5.69%) Siemens
6 7 (5.69%) Nortel
6 7 (5.69%) Apple
7 4 (3.25%) SonicWALL
8 3 (2.44%) ProCurve
8 3 (2.44%) Infor
8 3 (2.44%) Mitel
8 3 (2.44%) Kerio
8 3 (2.44%) NEC
8 3 (2.44%) SAP
8 3 (2.44%) Cisco
9 2 (1.63%) Adobe
9 2 (1.63%) Toshiba
9 2 (1.63%) Lotus
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