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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 179 146 107
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -39
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 66 90 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.13% 1.52% 2.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.71% 5.82% 8.16%
Number of salaries quoted 43 85 95
Average salary £24,000 £23,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.12% -12.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £20,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £25,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+3.92% -7.27%
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
1781 1546 1459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 30.49% 26.08% 27.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1499 1367 1305
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

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 27 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 27 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
Gloucestershire -16 19 £30,250 +24.74% 1
Bristol -8 16 £27,500 -26.66%
Wiltshire -8 14 £24,000 -1.03% 5
Somerset +18 11 £22,750 +1.11% 2
Dorset +1 4 £21,000 -5.61%
Cornwall - 2 £20,500 -
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 119 (100.00%) Windows
2 82 (68.91%) Active Directory
3 73 (61.34%) Microsoft
4 48 (40.34%) Windows 8
5 47 (39.50%) Windows 7
5 47 (39.50%) MS Office
5 47 (39.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 46 (38.66%) Windows Server 2008
7 42 (35.29%) VMware
8 34 (28.57%) MS Excel
9 32 (26.89%) MS Exchange
9 32 (26.89%) ITIL
10 30 (25.21%) TCP/IP
11 26 (21.85%) VMware Infrastructure
12 25 (21.01%) DHCP
13 22 (18.49%) Windows Vista
13 22 (18.49%) DNS
14 19 (15.97%) VPN
15 18 (15.13%) Firewall
16 16 (13.45%) Service Delivery
16 16 (13.45%) Microsoft Certification
16 16 (13.45%) Windows 2000
17 15 (12.61%) VoIP
17 15 (12.61%) Windows Server 2012
17 15 (12.61%) SCCM
18 14 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
18 14 (11.76%) SAN
18 14 (11.76%) SQL Server
19 13 (10.92%) Citrix
19 13 (10.92%) Exchange Server 2003

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 32 (26.89%) MS Exchange
2 14 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (10.92%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2000
5 6 (5.04%) WorkSite
5 6 (5.04%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (4.20%) Lync
7 4 (3.36%) IIS
8 3 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.68%) IBM Notes
9 2 (1.68%) SharePoint
Applications
1 47 (39.50%) MS Office
2 34 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.68%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.84%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.04%) Office 365
2 1 (0.84%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (25.21%) TCP/IP
2 25 (21.01%) DHCP
3 22 (18.49%) DNS
4 19 (15.97%) VPN
5 18 (15.13%) Firewall
6 15 (12.61%) VoIP
7 14 (11.76%) SAN
8 8 (6.72%) 3G
9 6 (5.04%) Internet
9 6 (5.04%) WAN
10 5 (4.20%) GPRS
10 5 (4.20%) GSM
10 5 (4.20%) LAN
10 5 (4.20%) PBX
10 5 (4.20%) PSTN
10 5 (4.20%) Intranet
10 5 (4.20%) DASS2
10 5 (4.20%) DPNSS
10 5 (4.20%) SS7
10 5 (4.20%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.08%) SQL Server 2005
2 12 (10.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.20%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.84%) MSI
1 1 (0.84%) NetBeans
General
1 12 (10.08%) Telecoms
2 7 (5.88%) Finance
3 6 (5.04%) Law
4 5 (4.20%) Legal
5 2 (1.68%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.68%) Back Office
6 1 (0.84%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.84%) Advertising
6 1 (0.84%) Games
6 1 (0.84%) Military
6 1 (0.84%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (0.84%) French Language
6 1 (0.84%) German Language
6 1 (0.84%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.84%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 42 (35.29%) Analyst
2 27 (22.69%) Support Engineer
3 24 (20.17%) IT Support
4 19 (15.97%) Support Analyst
5 15 (12.61%) Service Analyst
5 15 (12.61%) Service Desk Analyst
6 14 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 13 (10.92%) 2nd Line Support
8 12 (10.08%) Technical Support
9 11 (9.24%) IT Support Analyst
10 10 (8.40%) 3rd Line Support
11 8 (6.72%) Support Technician
11 8 (6.72%) Technical Analyst
12 7 (5.88%) Technical Engineer
12 7 (5.88%) 3rd Line Technical Support
12 7 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 7 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
12 7 (5.88%) Technical Support Engineer
13 6 (5.04%) Desktop Support
14 5 (4.20%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.36%) CSS
1 4 (3.36%) Web Services
2 2 (1.68%) Ajax
2 2 (1.68%) .NET Framework
2 2 (1.68%) .NET
2 2 (1.68%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.68%) WCF
2 2 (1.68%) jQuery
2 2 (1.68%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (0.84%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.04%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (4.20%) Fat Client
2 5 (4.20%) Thin Client
3 3 (2.52%) Blackberry
3 3 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.68%) iPad
4 2 (1.68%) Handset
4 2 (1.68%) EPoS
5 1 (0.84%) iPhone
5 1 (0.84%) Clustering
5 1 (0.84%) PDA
5 1 (0.84%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.84%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 119 (100.00%) Windows
2 48 (40.34%) Windows 8
3 47 (39.50%) Windows 7
3 47 (39.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 46 (38.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (18.49%) Windows Vista
6 16 (13.45%) Windows 2000
7 15 (12.61%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (10.08%) Linux
9 6 (5.04%) Android
10 5 (4.20%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (1.68%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.84%) UNIX
12 1 (0.84%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.84%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (26.89%) ITIL
2 16 (13.45%) Service Delivery
3 11 (9.24%) Change Management
4 7 (5.88%) Service Management
5 6 (5.04%) Project Management
6 5 (4.20%) Identity Management
6 5 (4.20%) Workflow
7 4 (3.36%) Process Management
7 4 (3.36%) Incident Management
7 4 (3.36%) Line Management
8 3 (2.52%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (2.52%) Time Management
8 3 (2.52%) ERP
9 2 (1.68%) PRINCE2
9 2 (1.68%) Problem Management
9 2 (1.68%) MVC
9 2 (1.68%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (1.68%) ITSM
10 1 (0.84%) Multithreading
10 1 (0.84%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.24%) SQL
2 5 (4.20%) Java
3 2 (1.68%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.68%) C#
3 2 (1.68%) T-SQL
3 2 (1.68%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.84%) C++
4 1 (0.84%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (13.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (9.24%) Security Cleared
3 9 (7.56%) MCSA
4 8 (6.72%) MCP
5 7 (5.88%) MCSE
6 5 (4.20%) SC Cleared
7 4 (3.36%) MCDST
8 3 (2.52%) DV Cleared
8 3 (2.52%) Degree
9 2 (1.68%) MOS
10 1 (0.84%) MCTS
10 1 (0.84%) CCENT
10 1 (0.84%) HNC
10 1 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.84%) CCNA
10 1 (0.84%) ISEB
10 1 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.52%) SLA
2 1 (0.84%) QA
System Software
1 82 (68.91%) Active Directory
2 26 (21.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (10.08%) VMware ESX
4 8 (6.72%) vSphere
5 7 (5.88%) Hyper-V
6 3 (2.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (2.52%) VMware Server
6 3 (2.52%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (2.52%) BitLocker
7 2 (1.68%) XenApp
8 1 (0.84%) XenServer
8 1 (0.84%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.84%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.84%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 15 (12.61%) SCCM
2 8 (6.72%) Backup Exec
3 5 (4.20%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (4.20%) NetBackup
3 5 (4.20%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (2.52%) WSUS
5 1 (0.84%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.84%) OpenView
Vendors
1 73 (61.34%) Microsoft
2 42 (35.29%) VMware
3 13 (10.92%) Citrix
4 9 (7.56%) HP
5 7 (5.88%) Cisco
5 7 (5.88%) Symantec
6 6 (5.04%) Dell
7 5 (4.20%) EMC
7 5 (4.20%) Nortel
7 5 (4.20%) Oracle
7 5 (4.20%) McAfee
7 5 (4.20%) Avaya
7 5 (4.20%) Siemens
8 4 (3.36%) Apple
9 3 (2.52%) ServiceNow
9 3 (2.52%) IronPort
9 3 (2.52%) Veeam
9 3 (2.52%) Websense
9 3 (2.52%) Adobe
10 2 (1.68%) Lotus
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Salary: £19000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Warminster, Wiltshire
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Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
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Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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Salary: £28000 per annum
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Salary: From £23,000 to £26,000 per annum
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