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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 177 145 127
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -18
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 60 80 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.99% 1.49% 2.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.83% 5.30% 6.48%
Number of salaries quoted 52 69 101
Average salary £24,250 £23,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.19% -12.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,550 £18,000 £20,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.66%
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
1568 1509 1776
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 25.96% 28.03% 31.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1384 1285 1517
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Wiltshire -9 16 £24,500 - 5
Bristol -11 16 £40,000 +83.90% 2
Somerset +12 8 £23,000 -2.87% 2
Dorset -29 7 £24,000 +20.00% 4
Gloucestershire -21 6 £33,750 +37.75% 1
Devon +5 5 £14,500 -34.09%
Cornwall - 1 £24,500 -
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 125 (100.00%) Windows
2 89 (71.20%) Active Directory
3 75 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 61 (48.80%) Windows 7
5 59 (47.20%) MS Office
6 49 (39.20%) Windows Server 2003
7 42 (33.60%) ITIL
7 42 (33.60%) MS Excel
8 40 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 36 (28.80%) Windows 8
9 36 (28.80%) MS Exchange
9 36 (28.80%) TCP/IP
9 36 (28.80%) Firewall
10 32 (25.60%) VMware
11 29 (23.20%) DHCP
11 29 (23.20%) DNS
12 27 (21.60%) VPN
13 25 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
14 24 (19.20%) Windows Vista
15 22 (17.60%) VMware Infrastructure
16 19 (15.20%) Exchange Server 2003
16 19 (15.20%) SQL
17 16 (12.80%) MCP
17 16 (12.80%) LAN
18 15 (12.00%) WAN
18 15 (12.00%) Apple
18 15 (12.00%) HP
18 15 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
19 14 (11.20%) Service Management
20 13 (10.40%) Blackberry

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 36 (28.80%) MS Exchange
2 19 (15.20%) Exchange Server 2003
3 11 (8.80%) Lync
4 10 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (6.40%) SharePoint
5 8 (6.40%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (4.80%) Exchange Server 2000
7 5 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (3.20%) IIS
8 4 (3.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.60%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.80%) WordPress
10 1 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 59 (47.20%) MS Office
2 42 (33.60%) MS Excel
3 8 (6.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.40%) MS Project
5 2 (1.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.40%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.80%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.00%) Office 365
2 3 (2.40%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (28.80%) TCP/IP
1 36 (28.80%) Firewall
2 29 (23.20%) DHCP
2 29 (23.20%) DNS
3 27 (21.60%) VPN
4 16 (12.80%) LAN
5 15 (12.00%) WAN
6 12 (9.60%) VoIP
7 7 (5.60%) TETRA
7 7 (5.60%) DASS2
7 7 (5.60%) DPNSS
7 7 (5.60%) Ethernet
7 7 (5.60%) PBX
8 4 (3.20%) FTP
8 4 (3.20%) SAN
8 4 (3.20%) IP Telephony
9 3 (2.40%) Network Security
9 3 (2.40%) OpenLDAP
9 3 (2.40%) Wireless
9 3 (2.40%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.40%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (4.00%) Advertising
2 4 (3.20%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.20%) Banking
3 3 (2.40%) Retail
3 3 (2.40%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.60%) Finance
Job Titles
1 55 (44.00%) Analyst
2 34 (27.20%) Support Engineer
3 24 (19.20%) Support Analyst
3 24 (19.20%) Service Analyst
3 24 (19.20%) Service Desk Analyst
4 19 (15.20%) IT Support
5 18 (14.40%) 2nd Line Support
6 15 (12.00%) Desktop Support
7 14 (11.20%) Technical Support
8 12 (9.60%) IT Support Analyst
9 11 (8.80%) Help Desk Support
10 10 (8.00%) 1st Line Support
10 10 (8.00%) Technical Support Engineer
10 10 (8.00%) Technical Engineer
11 9 (7.20%) Help Desk Engineer
11 9 (7.20%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 8 (6.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 7 (5.60%) Desktop Analyst
13 7 (5.60%) Desktop Support Analyst
13 7 (5.60%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.40%) CSS
2 5 (4.00%) Web Services
3 2 (1.60%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.60%) .NET
3 2 (1.60%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (1.60%) jQuery
3 2 (1.60%) WCF
3 2 (1.60%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.60%) Ajax
4 1 (0.80%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.40%) Blackberry
2 7 (5.60%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.20%) Clustering
3 4 (3.20%) iPad
4 3 (2.40%) PDA
4 3 (2.40%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (2.40%) iPhone
4 3 (2.40%) Streaming Video
4 3 (2.40%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.80%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.80%) CMDB
6 1 (0.80%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.80%) Open Source
6 1 (0.80%) IVR
6 1 (0.80%) AS400
6 1 (0.80%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.80%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 125 (100.00%) Windows
2 61 (48.80%) Windows 7
3 49 (39.20%) Windows Server 2003
4 40 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 36 (28.80%) Windows 8
6 24 (19.20%) Windows Vista
7 15 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (6.40%) Windows 2000
8 8 (6.40%) Windows 2000 Server
9 6 (4.80%) Mac OS X
10 4 (3.20%) Linux
10 4 (3.20%) Apple iOS
11 3 (2.40%) Mac OS X Server
11 3 (2.40%) Android
12 1 (0.80%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (33.60%) ITIL
2 14 (11.20%) Service Management
3 12 (9.60%) Change Management
4 10 (8.00%) Service Delivery
5 7 (5.60%) Workflow
5 7 (5.60%) Process Management
5 7 (5.60%) CAD
6 6 (4.80%) Project Management
6 6 (4.80%) Risk Management
6 6 (4.80%) Change Control
7 5 (4.00%) Time Management
8 4 (3.20%) Incident Management
9 3 (2.40%) Software Licensing
9 3 (2.40%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (2.40%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (2.40%) Identity Management
9 3 (2.40%) PRINCE2
10 2 (1.60%) Configuration Management
10 2 (1.60%) ITSM
10 2 (1.60%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 19 (15.20%) SQL
2 4 (3.20%) T-SQL
3 2 (1.60%) C#
3 2 (1.60%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.80%) PHP
4 1 (0.80%) Java
Qualifications
1 25 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (12.80%) MCP
3 10 (8.00%) Security Cleared
4 9 (7.20%) MCSA
5 8 (6.40%) MCSE
6 7 (5.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 6 (4.80%) MCDST
8 5 (4.00%) SC Cleared
8 5 (4.00%) CCA
8 5 (4.00%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (3.20%) MCTS
10 3 (2.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (1.60%) DV Cleared
11 2 (1.60%) Degree
12 1 (0.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.80%) MCITP
12 1 (0.80%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.00%) SLA
2 3 (2.40%) QA
System Software
1 89 (71.20%) Active Directory
2 22 (17.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (8.00%) Hyper-V
4 9 (7.20%) vSphere
5 8 (6.40%) Terminal Services
6 7 (5.60%) UAG
6 7 (5.60%) MetaFrame
7 6 (4.80%) VMware ESX
8 5 (4.00%) XenApp
9 3 (2.40%) Kerio MailServer
10 2 (1.60%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.80%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (9.60%) SCCM
2 10 (8.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (4.80%) Backup Exec
4 3 (2.40%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (2.40%) NetBackup
4 3 (2.40%) Nagios
4 3 (2.40%) OpenView
Vendors
1 75 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 32 (25.60%) VMware
3 15 (12.00%) Apple
3 15 (12.00%) HP
4 13 (10.40%) Citrix
5 12 (9.60%) Symantec
6 10 (8.00%) SonicWALL
7 9 (7.20%) Cisco
8 7 (5.60%) Siemens
8 7 (5.60%) Avaya
8 7 (5.60%) Dell
8 7 (5.60%) Nortel
9 5 (4.00%) McAfee
10 4 (3.20%) SAP
11 3 (2.40%) Mitel
11 3 (2.40%) Kerio
11 3 (2.40%) ProCurve
11 3 (2.40%) Infor
11 3 (2.40%) NEC
12 2 (1.60%) Lotus
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Dorset
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Wiltshire
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