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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 178 142 103
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -39
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 55 85 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.91% 1.47% 2.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.06% 5.61% 8.37%
Number of salaries quoted 33 80 93
Average salary £24,000 £23,250 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% -16.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,400 £20,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,000 £25,000 £27,000
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -7.40%
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
1798 1515 1482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 29.79% 26.22% 27.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1471 1339 1311
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +7 17 £27,500 -15.38% 1
Gloucestershire -18 16 £22,750 -3.19% 4
Somerset +10 9 £25,000 +11.11% 1
Wiltshire -10 9 £23,000 -4.16% 3
Dorset -5 4 £21,000 -3.44%
Cornwall - 1 £16,000 - 1
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 113 (100.00%) Windows
2 78 (69.03%) Active Directory
3 74 (65.49%) Microsoft
4 47 (41.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 46 (40.71%) MS Office
6 45 (39.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 43 (38.05%) Windows 8
8 42 (37.17%) Windows 7
9 38 (33.63%) VMware
10 37 (32.74%) MS Excel
11 29 (25.66%) ITIL
12 27 (23.89%) TCP/IP
13 26 (23.01%) MS Exchange
14 24 (21.24%) VMware Infrastructure
15 22 (19.47%) Windows Vista
16 21 (18.58%) DHCP
16 21 (18.58%) Firewall
17 18 (15.93%) DNS
18 16 (14.16%) VPN
18 16 (14.16%) Microsoft Certification
19 15 (13.27%) Exchange Server 2010
19 15 (13.27%) Windows 2000
20 14 (12.39%) SQL Server
20 14 (12.39%) Windows Server 2012
21 13 (11.50%) SCCM
21 13 (11.50%) Service Delivery
21 13 (11.50%) Change Management
22 12 (10.62%) VMware ESX
22 12 (10.62%) SQL
22 12 (10.62%) VoIP

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 26 (23.01%) MS Exchange
2 15 (13.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (10.62%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (7.08%) Exchange Server 2000
5 6 (5.31%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (4.42%) Lync
6 5 (4.42%) WorkSite
7 4 (3.54%) IIS
8 3 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (2.65%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.77%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 46 (40.71%) MS Office
2 37 (32.74%) MS Excel
3 6 (5.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.77%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.88%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (23.89%) TCP/IP
2 21 (18.58%) DHCP
2 21 (18.58%) Firewall
3 18 (15.93%) DNS
4 16 (14.16%) VPN
5 12 (10.62%) VoIP
6 11 (9.73%) SAN
7 6 (5.31%) Intranet
7 6 (5.31%) Internet
7 6 (5.31%) 3G
7 6 (5.31%) DASS2
7 6 (5.31%) DPNSS
7 6 (5.31%) PBX
7 6 (5.31%) TETRA
8 5 (4.42%) WAN
9 4 (3.54%) PSTN
9 4 (3.54%) GPRS
9 4 (3.54%) GSM
9 4 (3.54%) LAN
9 4 (3.54%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.39%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.73%) SQL Server 2005
2 11 (9.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.54%) Oracle Database
General
1 10 (8.85%) Telecoms
2 7 (6.19%) Finance
3 6 (5.31%) Law
4 5 (4.42%) Legal
5 2 (1.77%) Advertising
5 2 (1.77%) Back Office
6 1 (0.88%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (39.82%) Analyst
2 28 (24.78%) Support Engineer
3 24 (21.24%) IT Support
4 21 (18.58%) Support Analyst
5 16 (14.16%) Service Analyst
5 16 (14.16%) Service Desk Analyst
6 14 (12.39%) Technical Support
7 13 (11.50%) 2nd Line Support
8 12 (10.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 12 (10.62%) IT Support Analyst
9 10 (8.85%) 3rd Line Support
10 9 (7.96%) Technical Support Engineer
10 9 (7.96%) Technical Engineer
11 8 (7.08%) Technical Analyst
12 7 (6.19%) Desktop Support
12 7 (6.19%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 6 (5.31%) Help Desk Engineer
13 6 (5.31%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 6 (5.31%) 3rd Line Technical Support
13 6 (5.31%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.31%) CSS
2 4 (3.54%) Web Services
3 2 (1.77%) Ajax
3 2 (1.77%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.77%) .NET
3 2 (1.77%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.77%) WCF
3 2 (1.77%) jQuery
3 2 (1.77%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.88%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.31%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.65%) Thin Client
2 3 (2.65%) Fat Client
3 2 (1.77%) EPoS
3 2 (1.77%) Handset
3 2 (1.77%) iPad
4 1 (0.88%) iPhone
4 1 (0.88%) Clustering
4 1 (0.88%) PDA
4 1 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (0.88%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 113 (100.00%) Windows
2 47 (41.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 45 (39.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 43 (38.05%) Windows 8
5 42 (37.17%) Windows 7
6 22 (19.47%) Windows Vista
7 15 (13.27%) Windows 2000
8 14 (12.39%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (7.08%) Linux
10 6 (5.31%) Android
10 6 (5.31%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (1.77%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.88%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (25.66%) ITIL
2 13 (11.50%) Service Delivery
2 13 (11.50%) Change Management
3 11 (9.73%) Service Management
4 6 (5.31%) Process Management
4 6 (5.31%) Workflow
5 5 (4.42%) Identity Management
5 5 (4.42%) Project Management
6 4 (3.54%) Incident Management
6 4 (3.54%) Line Management
7 3 (2.65%) Risk Management
7 3 (2.65%) Time Management
7 3 (2.65%) Change Control
8 2 (1.77%) Problem Management
8 2 (1.77%) MVC
8 2 (1.77%) ERP
8 2 (1.77%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (1.77%) ITSM
9 1 (0.88%) PRINCE2
9 1 (0.88%) Practice Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (10.62%) SQL
2 4 (3.54%) Java
3 3 (2.65%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.77%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.77%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.77%) C#
5 1 (0.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (14.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (8.85%) Security Cleared
3 9 (7.96%) MCP
4 8 (7.08%) MCSA
5 6 (5.31%) MCSE
6 4 (3.54%) MCDST
6 4 (3.54%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.77%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.77%) Degree
8 1 (0.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.88%) MCTS
8 1 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.88%) MOS
8 1 (0.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.54%) SLA
2 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 78 (69.03%) Active Directory
2 24 (21.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (10.62%) VMware ESX
4 9 (7.96%) vSphere
5 8 (7.08%) Hyper-V
6 3 (2.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (2.65%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (2.65%) BitLocker
7 2 (1.77%) XenApp
8 1 (0.88%) XenServer
8 1 (0.88%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.88%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.88%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.88%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 13 (11.50%) SCCM
2 6 (5.31%) Backup Exec
3 5 (4.42%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (4.42%) NetBackup
3 5 (4.42%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (2.65%) OpenView
4 3 (2.65%) WSUS
5 1 (0.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 74 (65.49%) Microsoft
2 38 (33.63%) VMware
3 12 (10.62%) Citrix
4 10 (8.85%) HP
5 7 (6.19%) Symantec
6 6 (5.31%) Siemens
6 6 (5.31%) Nortel
7 5 (4.42%) McAfee
7 5 (4.42%) Dell
7 5 (4.42%) Avaya
8 4 (3.54%) EMC
8 4 (3.54%) Oracle
8 4 (3.54%) Cisco
8 4 (3.54%) Apple
8 4 (3.54%) ServiceNow
9 3 (2.65%) Adobe
10 2 (1.77%) Lotus
10 2 (1.77%) 3PAR
11 1 (0.88%) LexisNexis
11 1 (0.88%) IronPort
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