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

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 156 109 68
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -41
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 78 119 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.25% 2.38% 3.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.52% 8.13% 11.87%
Number of salaries quoted 71 91 191
Average salary £23,500 £25,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.00% -23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £19,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £46,000
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 West region.

Operating Systems Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1724 1463 1735
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 27.73% 29.22% 30.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1465 1280 1522
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 18 September 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 18 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
Wiltshire +18 37 £23,500 -6.00% 3
Bristol -16 20 £27,500 -5.17% 4
Gloucestershire -21 9 £29,500 +31.11% 3
Somerset -15 5 £23,000 -2.87% 2
Dorset -40 4 £18,500 -47.14% 1
Devon -30 1 - - 2
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 174 (100.00%) Windows
2 116 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 115 (66.09%) Active Directory
4 90 (51.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 88 (50.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 80 (45.98%) MS Office
7 75 (43.10%) Windows 7
8 70 (40.23%) MS Exchange
9 67 (38.51%) DNS
9 67 (38.51%) MS Excel
10 65 (37.36%) DHCP
11 63 (36.21%) VMware
12 61 (35.06%) TCP/IP
13 57 (32.76%) Windows 8
14 56 (32.18%) VMware Infrastructure
15 45 (25.86%) Windows Vista
16 44 (25.29%) Firewall
16 44 (25.29%) Exchange Server 2010
17 41 (23.56%) VPN
18 37 (21.26%) LAN
19 36 (20.69%) Citrix
20 33 (18.97%) Microsoft Certification
21 30 (17.24%) ITIL
22 29 (16.67%) SLA
22 29 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
23 25 (14.37%) WAN
23 25 (14.37%) SQL Server
24 24 (13.79%) Service Management
24 24 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2007
24 24 (13.79%) vSphere

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 70 (40.23%) MS Exchange
2 44 (25.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 24 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2007
5 20 (11.49%) Exchange Server 2013
6 18 (10.34%) Lync
7 15 (8.62%) IIS
8 11 (6.32%) Exchange Server 2000
9 10 (5.75%) SharePoint
9 10 (5.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (2.87%) IBM Notes
11 2 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 80 (45.98%) MS Office
2 67 (38.51%) MS Excel
3 14 (8.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.72%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.57%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.57%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.15%) Sage 200
1 2 (1.15%) assyst
1 2 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.15%) SalesLogix
2 1 (0.57%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.02%) Office 365
2 1 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 67 (38.51%) DNS
2 65 (37.36%) DHCP
3 61 (35.06%) TCP/IP
4 44 (25.29%) Firewall
5 41 (23.56%) VPN
6 37 (21.26%) LAN
7 25 (14.37%) WAN
8 12 (6.90%) Ethernet
9 8 (4.60%) Wireless
10 6 (3.45%) Structured Cabling
10 6 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (2.87%) Internet
11 5 (2.87%) VoIP
12 3 (1.72%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (1.72%) 3G
12 3 (1.72%) Intranet
12 3 (1.72%) SAN
13 2 (1.15%) Bluetooth
13 2 (1.15%) FTP
13 2 (1.15%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (14.37%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (3.45%) SQL Server 2000
3 6 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (2.87%) RDBMS
4 5 (2.87%) Ingres
4 5 (2.87%) MySQL
4 5 (2.87%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.30%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.57%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (0.57%) MSI
General
1 15 (8.62%) Finance
2 9 (5.17%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.45%) Retail
4 3 (1.72%) Advertising
4 3 (1.72%) Local Government
4 3 (1.72%) Multimedia
4 3 (1.72%) Banking
5 2 (1.15%) Back Office
5 2 (1.15%) Automotive
5 2 (1.15%) Marketing
6 1 (0.57%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.57%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 63 (36.21%) Analyst
2 41 (23.56%) Support Engineer
3 30 (17.24%) 2nd Line Support
4 28 (16.09%) Support Analyst
5 23 (13.22%) Help Desk Support
6 22 (12.64%) IT Support
7 20 (11.49%) Desktop Support
7 20 (11.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 18 (10.34%) Service Analyst
8 18 (10.34%) Service Desk Analyst
8 18 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 15 (8.62%) Help Desk Analyst
10 14 (8.05%) Help Desk Engineer
11 13 (7.47%) Help Desk Support Engineer
12 12 (6.90%) 1st Line Support
13 10 (5.75%) Desktop Engineer
13 10 (5.75%) Server Engineer
14 9 (5.17%) Desktop Support Engineer
15 8 (4.60%) Field Engineer
15 8 (4.60%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.17%) HTML
2 4 (2.30%) XML
3 1 (0.57%) CSS
3 1 (0.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.34%) Blackberry
2 6 (3.45%) PDA
3 5 (2.87%) Digital Media
4 4 (2.30%) iPhone
4 4 (2.30%) iPad
4 4 (2.30%) Clustering
5 3 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (1.72%) Firmware
5 3 (1.72%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.72%) EqualLogic
6 2 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.15%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.15%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.15%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.15%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.15%) RMADS
7 1 (0.57%) CCTV
7 1 (0.57%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.57%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 174 (100.00%) Windows
2 90 (51.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 88 (50.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 75 (43.10%) Windows 7
5 57 (32.76%) Windows 8
6 45 (25.86%) Windows Vista
7 24 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (10.34%) Windows 2000
9 11 (6.32%) Linux
10 5 (2.87%) UNIX
11 4 (2.30%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (1.72%) CentOS
12 3 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (1.72%) Apple iOS
13 2 (1.15%) Mac OS X
13 2 (1.15%) Android
14 1 (0.57%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (17.24%) ITIL
2 24 (13.79%) Service Management
3 17 (9.77%) Mentoring
4 15 (8.62%) Service Delivery
5 12 (6.90%) Change Control
5 12 (6.90%) Risk Management
6 11 (6.32%) Identity Management
7 9 (5.17%) Configuration Management
8 7 (4.02%) Asset Management
8 7 (4.02%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (4.02%) CAD
9 6 (3.45%) Kalman Filter
9 6 (3.45%) Performance Monitoring
9 6 (3.45%) Network Monitoring
9 6 (3.45%) Software Deployment
9 6 (3.45%) Data Protection
9 6 (3.45%) Problem Management
9 6 (3.45%) Time Management
10 5 (2.87%) Load Balancing
10 5 (2.87%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (12.64%) SQL
2 12 (6.90%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.87%) Shell Script
4 4 (2.30%) VBScript
5 1 (0.57%) VB
5 1 (0.57%) VBA
5 1 (0.57%) C
5 1 (0.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 33 (18.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (12.07%) MCSE
3 20 (11.49%) Security Cleared
4 16 (9.20%) MCP
5 10 (5.75%) SC Cleared
6 9 (5.17%) MCSA
6 9 (5.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 8 (4.60%) MCTS
8 7 (4.02%) MCITP
8 7 (4.02%) Degree
9 5 (2.87%) CCA
9 5 (2.87%) Citrix Certification
10 4 (2.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (2.30%) MCDST
11 2 (1.15%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.57%) CCNA
12 1 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.57%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (16.67%) SLA
2 2 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.57%) QA
System Software
1 115 (66.09%) Active Directory
2 56 (32.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (13.79%) vSphere
4 22 (12.64%) Terminal Services
5 19 (10.92%) VMware ESX
6 13 (7.47%) XenApp
7 7 (4.02%) MetaFrame
7 7 (4.02%) UAG
8 6 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (3.45%) Terminal Server
8 6 (3.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 5 (2.87%) Hyper-V
10 3 (1.72%) XenDesktop
10 3 (1.72%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (1.15%) Nmap
11 2 (1.15%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.57%) Kerio MailServer
Systems Management
1 17 (9.77%) Backup Exec
2 15 (8.62%) Norton AntiVirus
2 15 (8.62%) SCCM
3 8 (4.60%) McAfee ePO
3 8 (4.60%) NetBackup
4 5 (2.87%) WSUS
5 3 (1.72%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (1.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (1.15%) Nessus
6 2 (1.15%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (0.57%) Nagios
7 1 (0.57%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 116 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 63 (36.21%) VMware
3 36 (20.69%) Citrix
4 23 (13.22%) Cisco
5 20 (11.49%) HP
6 19 (10.92%) Symantec
7 13 (7.47%) Apple
7 13 (7.47%) Dell
8 11 (6.32%) SonicWALL
8 11 (6.32%) McAfee
9 10 (5.75%) Avaya
10 7 (4.02%) Oracle
11 5 (2.87%) Sage
11 5 (2.87%) Lotus
12 4 (2.30%) NetApp
12 4 (2.30%) WatchGuard
13 3 (1.72%) Red Hat
13 3 (1.72%) Juniper
14 2 (1.15%) SAP
14 2 (1.15%) Nortel
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