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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 182 129 82
Rank change year-on-year
-53 -47
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 58 107 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.99% 1.74% 2.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.23% 6.20% 10.51%
Number of salaries quoted 49 102 124
Average salary £27,000 £23,750 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.68% -15.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,600 £18,600 £19,800
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £42,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,500 £28,000
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -8.92%
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
1796 1726 1456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 30.57% 28.08% 27.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1551 1481 1294
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,000 £50,000
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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -18 20 £37,500 - 3
Wiltshire -23 20 £26,500 +15.21% 2
Gloucestershire -25 11 £47,500 +102.12% 1
Somerset +7 4 £20,500 -10.86% 1
Dorset +5 2 £20,000 -
Cornwall - 1 £25,000 -
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 114 (100.00%) Windows
2 72 (63.16%) Active Directory
3 67 (58.77%) Microsoft
4 51 (44.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 49 (42.98%) VMware
6 43 (37.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 40 (35.09%) Windows 7
8 38 (33.33%) Windows 8
8 38 (33.33%) MS Office
9 35 (30.70%) MS Excel
10 31 (27.19%) MS Exchange
11 30 (26.32%) ITIL
12 29 (25.44%) VMware Infrastructure
13 28 (24.56%) TCP/IP
14 23 (20.18%) Service Delivery
15 22 (19.30%) Firewall
15 22 (19.30%) VPN
16 21 (18.42%) DHCP
16 21 (18.42%) SQL Server
16 21 (18.42%) Linux
17 20 (17.54%) SQL
17 20 (17.54%) VoIP
18 18 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
18 18 (15.79%) DNS
18 18 (15.79%) SAN
19 17 (14.91%) Exchange Server 2010
19 17 (14.91%) Security Cleared
20 16 (14.04%) SQL Server 2005
20 16 (14.04%) SQL Server 2008
20 16 (14.04%) Citrix

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 31 (27.19%) MS Exchange
2 17 (14.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (9.65%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (7.02%) Lync
5 7 (6.14%) WorkSite
6 6 (5.26%) IIS
6 6 (5.26%) SharePoint
7 4 (3.51%) Tomcat
7 4 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2000
8 3 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.75%) JBoss
Applications
1 38 (33.33%) MS Office
2 35 (30.70%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.39%) Office 365
2 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (24.56%) TCP/IP
2 22 (19.30%) VPN
2 22 (19.30%) Firewall
3 21 (18.42%) DHCP
4 20 (17.54%) VoIP
5 18 (15.79%) SAN
5 18 (15.79%) DNS
6 15 (13.16%) LAN
7 14 (12.28%) WAN
8 8 (7.02%) 3G
9 7 (6.14%) Internet
10 6 (5.26%) MPLS
10 6 (5.26%) DASS2
10 6 (5.26%) DPNSS
10 6 (5.26%) Wireless
10 6 (5.26%) TETRA
10 6 (5.26%) PBX
11 5 (4.39%) PSTN
11 5 (4.39%) GPRS
11 5 (4.39%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.42%) SQL Server
2 16 (14.04%) SQL Server 2005
2 16 (14.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (4.39%) Oracle Database
5 4 (3.51%) MS Access
5 4 (3.51%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.63%) Eclipse
1 3 (2.63%) NetBeans
2 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.88%) MSI
General
1 12 (10.53%) Law
2 11 (9.65%) Telecoms
3 8 (7.02%) Finance
4 6 (5.26%) Legal
5 4 (3.51%) Back Office
6 3 (2.63%) Military
7 2 (1.75%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.75%) Advertising
7 2 (1.75%) Games
8 1 (0.88%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.88%) Automotive
8 1 (0.88%) Marketing
8 1 (0.88%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (0.88%) French Language
8 1 (0.88%) German Language
8 1 (0.88%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.88%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.88%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 28 (24.56%) Analyst
2 27 (23.68%) Support Engineer
3 20 (17.54%) IT Support
4 17 (14.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 16 (14.04%) 2nd Line Support
6 14 (12.28%) Support Technician
7 13 (11.40%) Support Analyst
8 10 (8.77%) 3rd Line Support
9 8 (7.02%) Technical Support
9 8 (7.02%) IT Support Technician
10 7 (6.14%) Technical Engineer
10 7 (6.14%) Service Desk Analyst
10 7 (6.14%) Technical Support Engineer
10 7 (6.14%) Service Analyst
10 7 (6.14%) 3rd Line Technical Support
10 7 (6.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 6 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
12 5 (4.39%) IT Support Analyst
12 5 (4.39%) Consultant
12 5 (4.39%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.63%) Web Services
2 2 (1.75%) Tapestry
3 1 (0.88%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.88%) HTML
3 1 (0.88%) COM
3 1 (0.88%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.02%) Thin Client
1 8 (7.02%) Fat Client
2 5 (4.39%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (3.51%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.63%) Clustering
5 2 (1.75%) PDA
5 2 (1.75%) EPoS
5 2 (1.75%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.75%) Handset
5 2 (1.75%) iPhone
5 2 (1.75%) iPad
5 2 (1.75%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.88%) DTV
6 1 (0.88%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 114 (100.00%) Windows
2 51 (44.74%) Windows Server 2003
3 43 (37.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 40 (35.09%) Windows 7
5 38 (33.33%) Windows 8
6 21 (18.42%) Linux
7 18 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (14.04%) Windows 2000
9 14 (12.28%) Windows Vista
10 6 (5.26%) Android
10 6 (5.26%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (2.63%) UNIX
12 2 (1.75%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.88%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (26.32%) ITIL
2 23 (20.18%) Service Delivery
3 9 (7.89%) Project Management
4 8 (7.02%) Service Management
5 7 (6.14%) Change Management
5 7 (6.14%) Office Automation
6 6 (5.26%) Microsoft Office Automation
6 6 (5.26%) Line Management
6 6 (5.26%) Workflow
7 5 (4.39%) Software Deployment
8 4 (3.51%) Identity Management
8 4 (3.51%) Time Management
9 3 (2.63%) Communications Security
9 3 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (2.63%) ERP
9 3 (2.63%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (2.63%) UML
9 3 (2.63%) ITIL V2
9 3 (2.63%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 20 (17.54%) SQL
2 9 (7.89%) Java
3 3 (2.63%) C
3 3 (2.63%) C++
4 2 (1.75%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.88%) Ada
5 1 (0.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (14.91%) Security Cleared
2 14 (12.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (7.02%) MCSE
4 7 (6.14%) MCSA
4 7 (6.14%) DV Cleared
5 6 (5.26%) SC Cleared
6 5 (4.39%) MCDST
6 5 (4.39%) MCP
7 4 (3.51%) Degree
8 2 (1.75%) CCENT
8 2 (1.75%) MOS
9 1 (0.88%) HNC
9 1 (0.88%) CCNA
9 1 (0.88%) ISEB
9 1 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.88%) MCTS
9 1 (0.88%) MCITP
9 1 (0.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.02%) SLA
2 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 72 (63.16%) Active Directory
2 29 (25.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (7.89%) VMware ESX
4 8 (7.02%) Hyper-V
5 4 (3.51%) vSphere
6 3 (2.63%) BitLocker
6 3 (2.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (2.63%) VMware Server
6 3 (2.63%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.88%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.88%) Postfix
7 1 (0.88%) XenApp
7 1 (0.88%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (13.16%) SCCM
2 7 (6.14%) Backup Exec
3 4 (3.51%) WSUS
3 4 (3.51%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (3.51%) NetBackup
3 4 (3.51%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 67 (58.77%) Microsoft
2 49 (42.98%) VMware
3 16 (14.04%) Citrix
4 15 (13.16%) Cisco
5 11 (9.65%) Avaya
6 9 (7.89%) Dell
7 8 (7.02%) HP
8 6 (5.26%) Oracle
8 6 (5.26%) Siemens
8 6 (5.26%) CheckPoint
8 6 (5.26%) Nortel
9 5 (4.39%) Symantec
9 5 (4.39%) EMC
10 4 (3.51%) McAfee
10 4 (3.51%) Apple
11 3 (2.63%) Websense
11 3 (2.63%) Adobe
11 3 (2.63%) ServiceNow
11 3 (2.63%) IronPort
11 3 (2.63%) Veeam
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