The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 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 West region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 123 79 90
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +11
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 108 156 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.76% 2.98% 2.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.27% 10.74% 9.13%
Number of salaries quoted 103 129 145
Average salary £24,000 £28,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,700 £19,300 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,500 £28,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year
-8.92% +7.69%
Operating Systems Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1723 1452 1664
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 28.10% 27.72% 30.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1482 1296 1465
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% -2.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows XP
England

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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 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
Wiltshire +8 38 £23,000 -7.07%
Bristol -7 27 £37,500 +10.29% 4
Gloucestershire -16 24 £24,250 -19.16% 2
Somerset -22 6 £23,000 +2.22% 1
Devon -17 5 £18,000 -38.98% 2
Dorset -43 4 £20,000 -46.66% 3
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

1 192 (100.00%) Windows
2 132 (68.75%) Microsoft
3 117 (60.94%) Active Directory
4 99 (51.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 90 (46.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 89 (46.35%) MS Office
7 77 (40.10%) MS Excel
8 72 (37.50%) MS Exchange
9 68 (35.42%) VMware
9 68 (35.42%) Windows 7
10 61 (31.77%) DNS
11 60 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
12 59 (30.73%) DHCP
13 57 (29.69%) TCP/IP
13 57 (29.69%) Windows 8
14 51 (26.56%) Windows Vista
15 48 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
16 41 (21.35%) Firewall
17 39 (20.31%) ITIL
18 38 (19.79%) VPN
19 37 (19.27%) Citrix
19 37 (19.27%) LAN
20 34 (17.71%) Exchange Server 2007
21 30 (15.63%) Security Cleared
21 30 (15.63%) Service Management
22 29 (15.10%) SLA
23 28 (14.58%) Microsoft Certification
24 27 (14.06%) Windows 2000
24 27 (14.06%) SQL Server
24 27 (14.06%) vSphere

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 72 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 48 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 34 (17.71%) Exchange Server 2007
4 22 (11.46%) Exchange Server 2003
5 21 (10.94%) Exchange Server 2013
6 17 (8.85%) IIS
7 16 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 13 (6.77%) Lync
9 10 (5.21%) Exchange Server 2000
10 8 (4.17%) IBM Notes
10 8 (4.17%) SharePoint
11 2 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.52%) WorkSite
Applications
1 89 (46.35%) MS Office
2 77 (40.10%) MS Excel
3 17 (8.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.56%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.52%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.04%) SalesLogix
1 2 (1.04%) assyst
1 2 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.04%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.17%) Office 365
2 1 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (31.77%) DNS
2 59 (30.73%) DHCP
3 57 (29.69%) TCP/IP
4 41 (21.35%) Firewall
5 38 (19.79%) VPN
6 37 (19.27%) LAN
7 22 (11.46%) WAN
8 9 (4.69%) Wireless
8 9 (4.69%) Ethernet
9 7 (3.65%) SAN
10 6 (3.13%) Intranet
10 6 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (3.13%) Structured Cabling
11 4 (2.08%) Internet
12 3 (1.56%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (1.56%) 3G
12 3 (1.56%) FTP
12 3 (1.56%) SMTP
12 3 (1.56%) VoIP
13 2 (1.04%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (14.06%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (3.65%) Relational Database
3 7 (3.65%) RDBMS
4 6 (3.13%) SQL Server 2000
4 6 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (2.60%) Ingres
5 5 (2.60%) MySQL
6 4 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.04%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.52%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (0.52%) MSI
General
1 18 (9.38%) Finance
2 9 (4.69%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.65%) Retail
4 4 (2.08%) Back Office
5 3 (1.56%) Multimedia
5 3 (1.56%) Local Government
5 3 (1.56%) Marketing
5 3 (1.56%) Military
5 3 (1.56%) Automotive
6 2 (1.04%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.04%) Advertising
7 1 (0.52%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 68 (35.42%) Analyst
2 39 (20.31%) Support Engineer
3 38 (19.79%) Support Analyst
4 26 (13.54%) IT Support
5 25 (13.02%) 2nd Line Support
6 24 (12.50%) Help Desk Support
7 22 (11.46%) Desktop Support
8 21 (10.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 17 (8.85%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 16 (8.33%) Service Analyst
10 16 (8.33%) Help Desk Engineer
11 14 (7.29%) Desktop Engineer
11 14 (7.29%) 1st Line Support
11 14 (7.29%) Help Desk Support Engineer
12 13 (6.77%) Help Desk Analyst
12 13 (6.77%) Service Desk Analyst
12 13 (6.77%) Desktop Support Analyst
12 13 (6.77%) Desktop Analyst
13 11 (5.73%) 1st Line Support Analyst
13 11 (5.73%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.69%) HTML
2 4 (2.08%) XML
3 1 (0.52%) X-Windows
3 1 (0.52%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.94%) Blackberry
2 5 (2.60%) Digital Media
2 5 (2.60%) PDA
3 3 (1.56%) EqualLogic
3 3 (1.56%) Fat Client
3 3 (1.56%) Firmware
3 3 (1.56%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.04%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.04%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (1.04%) RMADS
4 2 (1.04%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (1.04%) Clustering
5 1 (0.52%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.52%) CCTV
5 1 (0.52%) iPad
5 1 (0.52%) iPhone
5 1 (0.52%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.52%) AS400
5 1 (0.52%) Handset
5 1 (0.52%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 192 (100.00%) Windows
2 99 (51.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 90 (46.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 68 (35.42%) Windows 7
5 57 (29.69%) Windows 8
6 51 (26.56%) Windows Vista
7 27 (14.06%) Windows 2000
8 24 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (5.21%) Linux
10 7 (3.65%) Windows 2000 Server
11 6 (3.13%) Apple iOS
12 5 (2.60%) Mac OS X
12 5 (2.60%) UNIX
13 3 (1.56%) CentOS
13 3 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.52%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.52%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (20.31%) ITIL
2 30 (15.63%) Service Management
3 18 (9.38%) Service Delivery
4 17 (8.85%) Problem Management
5 14 (7.29%) Risk Management
5 14 (7.29%) Change Control
6 10 (5.21%) Identity Management
7 8 (4.17%) Asset Management
7 8 (4.17%) Software Deployment
7 8 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
8 7 (3.65%) Change Management
8 7 (3.65%) Configuration Management
9 6 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (3.13%) Network Monitoring
9 6 (3.13%) Capacity Management
10 5 (2.60%) Incident Management
10 5 (2.60%) Data Protection
10 5 (2.60%) Load Balancing
10 5 (2.60%) Migration
11 4 (2.08%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 26 (13.54%) SQL
2 17 (8.85%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.60%) Shell Script
4 4 (2.08%) VBScript
4 4 (2.08%) VB
5 2 (1.04%) C
6 1 (0.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 30 (15.63%) Security Cleared
2 28 (14.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (11.46%) MCSE
4 18 (9.38%) SC Cleared
5 16 (8.33%) MCP
6 14 (7.29%) Degree
7 7 (3.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 6 (3.13%) MCITP
9 5 (2.60%) MCTS
9 5 (2.60%) DV Cleared
10 3 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (1.56%) MCDST
10 3 (1.56%) MCSA
10 3 (1.56%) HND
11 1 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.52%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (15.10%) SLA
2 3 (1.56%) QA
3 2 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 117 (60.94%) Active Directory
2 60 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (14.06%) vSphere
4 20 (10.42%) Terminal Services
4 20 (10.42%) VMware ESX
5 16 (8.33%) XenApp
6 8 (4.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 7 (3.65%) Terminal Server
8 6 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (1.56%) Forefront TMG
10 3 (1.56%) Hyper-V
10 3 (1.56%) XenDesktop
11 2 (1.04%) MetaFrame
11 2 (1.04%) UAG
11 2 (1.04%) Nmap
12 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.52%) NFS
Systems Management
1 13 (6.77%) Backup Exec
1 13 (6.77%) WSUS
2 10 (5.21%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 10 (5.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 9 (4.69%) Norton AntiVirus
4 8 (4.17%) SCCM
5 7 (3.65%) NetBackup
5 7 (3.65%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (2.08%) OpenView
7 3 (1.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (1.04%) Nessus
8 2 (1.04%) OVSD
9 1 (0.52%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 132 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 68 (35.42%) VMware
3 37 (19.27%) Citrix
4 19 (9.90%) HP
5 18 (9.38%) Cisco
6 13 (6.77%) Symantec
7 12 (6.25%) Oracle
8 9 (4.69%) McAfee
9 8 (4.17%) Dell
9 8 (4.17%) Lotus
10 5 (2.60%) SonicWALL
10 5 (2.60%) Sage
10 5 (2.60%) Avaya
11 4 (2.08%) Apple
11 4 (2.08%) NetApp
11 4 (2.08%) WatchGuard
12 3 (1.56%) Red Hat
12 3 (1.56%) Juniper
13 2 (1.04%) Nortel
13 2 (1.04%) Websense
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