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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 183 135 110
Rank change year-on-year
-48 -25
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 55 85 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.89% 1.55% 2.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.21% 5.75% 7.83%
Number of salaries quoted 41 79 100
Average salary £24,000 £23,500 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.12% -20.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,450 £18,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £25,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
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
1715 1477 1647
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 27.90% 26.95% 30.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1444 1299 1418
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,350
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 1 April 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 1 April 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 +2 19 £33,750 +22.72% 3
Wiltshire -15 13 £24,500 +4.25% 2
Gloucestershire -19 8 £22,500 -35.71% 2
Somerset +4 7 £23,000 +2.22%
Dorset -29 4 £21,750 -22.32% 1
Devon -8 3 £17,500 -23.74%
Cornwall - 2 £20,250 - 2
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

1 117 (100.00%) Windows
2 86 (73.50%) Active Directory
3 72 (61.54%) Microsoft
4 47 (40.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 44 (37.61%) MS Office
5 44 (37.61%) MS Excel
5 44 (37.61%) Windows 8
6 43 (36.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 38 (32.48%) VMware
8 36 (30.77%) Windows 7
9 35 (29.91%) ITIL
10 31 (26.50%) TCP/IP
11 29 (24.79%) MS Exchange
11 29 (24.79%) Firewall
12 25 (21.37%) DHCP
12 25 (21.37%) Windows Vista
13 22 (18.80%) DNS
13 22 (18.80%) VMware Infrastructure
14 18 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
15 17 (14.53%) VPN
16 16 (13.68%) SQL
16 16 (13.68%) Exchange Server 2010
16 16 (13.68%) Windows Server 2012
17 14 (11.97%) Service Management
17 14 (11.97%) Change Management
18 13 (11.11%) VoIP
18 13 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
19 12 (10.26%) Windows 2000
19 12 (10.26%) Citrix
19 12 (10.26%) Service Delivery

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

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 29 (24.79%) MS Exchange
2 16 (13.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (6.84%) Exchange Server 2000
5 7 (5.98%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (5.13%) SharePoint
7 5 (4.27%) Lync
8 4 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (3.42%) WorkSite
8 4 (3.42%) IIS
9 2 (1.71%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 44 (37.61%) MS Office
1 44 (37.61%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.84%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.56%) MS Project
4 2 (1.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.27%) Office 365
2 1 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (26.50%) TCP/IP
2 29 (24.79%) Firewall
3 25 (21.37%) DHCP
4 22 (18.80%) DNS
5 17 (14.53%) VPN
6 13 (11.11%) VoIP
7 8 (6.84%) WAN
7 8 (6.84%) LAN
7 8 (6.84%) PBX
7 8 (6.84%) DASS2
7 8 (6.84%) DPNSS
7 8 (6.84%) TETRA
8 6 (5.13%) Intranet
8 6 (5.13%) Internet
9 5 (4.27%) SAN
10 4 (3.42%) Wireless
11 3 (2.56%) 3G
12 2 (1.71%) Bluetooth
12 2 (1.71%) FTP
12 2 (1.71%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.27%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (4.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (4.27%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.42%) Finance
2 4 (3.42%) Law
2 4 (3.42%) Legal
2 4 (3.42%) Advertising
3 3 (2.56%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.71%) Back Office
5 1 (0.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (43.59%) Analyst
2 30 (25.64%) Support Engineer
3 27 (23.08%) Support Analyst
3 27 (23.08%) IT Support
4 18 (15.38%) Service Analyst
4 18 (15.38%) Service Desk Analyst
5 15 (12.82%) 2nd Line Support
5 15 (12.82%) Technical Support
6 14 (11.97%) IT Support Analyst
7 10 (8.55%) Technical Engineer
7 10 (8.55%) Technical Support Engineer
8 9 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (7.69%) Help Desk Engineer
9 8 (6.84%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 8 (6.84%) Desktop Support
10 7 (5.98%) Technical Analyst
10 7 (5.98%) 3rd Line Support
11 6 (5.13%) Help Desk Support
11 6 (5.13%) Desktop Support Analyst
11 6 (5.13%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.84%) CSS
2 4 (3.42%) Web Services
3 2 (1.71%) Ajax
3 2 (1.71%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.71%) WCF
3 2 (1.71%) jQuery
3 2 (1.71%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (1.71%) .NET
3 2 (1.71%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.27%) Video Conferencing
1 5 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.56%) Thin Client
2 3 (2.56%) Fat Client
3 2 (1.71%) Clustering
3 2 (1.71%) Handset
3 2 (1.71%) iPad
4 1 (0.85%) iPhone
4 1 (0.85%) Open Source
4 1 (0.85%) Streaming Video
4 1 (0.85%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.85%) AS400
4 1 (0.85%) PDA
4 1 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (0.85%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 117 (100.00%) Windows
2 47 (40.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 44 (37.61%) Windows 8
4 43 (36.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 36 (30.77%) Windows 7
6 25 (21.37%) Windows Vista
7 16 (13.68%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (10.26%) Windows 2000
9 9 (7.69%) Windows 2000 Server
10 5 (4.27%) Android
11 4 (3.42%) Linux
12 2 (1.71%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.71%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.85%) UNIX
13 1 (0.85%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (29.91%) ITIL
2 14 (11.97%) Service Management
2 14 (11.97%) Change Management
3 12 (10.26%) Service Delivery
4 8 (6.84%) Process Management
4 8 (6.84%) Workflow
5 6 (5.13%) Change Control
5 6 (5.13%) Risk Management
6 5 (4.27%) Identity Management
6 5 (4.27%) Project Management
7 3 (2.56%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (2.56%) PRINCE2
7 3 (2.56%) Incident Management
7 3 (2.56%) Line Management
8 2 (1.71%) Time Management
8 2 (1.71%) MVC
8 2 (1.71%) ERP
8 2 (1.71%) ITSM
9 1 (0.85%) Practice Management
9 1 (0.85%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 16 (13.68%) SQL
2 4 (3.42%) T-SQL
2 4 (3.42%) Java
3 2 (1.71%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.71%) C#
4 1 (0.85%) PHP
4 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (10.26%) Security Cleared
3 10 (8.55%) MCP
4 8 (6.84%) MCSA
5 7 (5.98%) MCSE
5 7 (5.98%) SC Cleared
6 6 (5.13%) MCDST
7 3 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.71%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.71%) Degree
9 1 (0.85%) MOS
9 1 (0.85%) MCTS
9 1 (0.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.84%) SLA
2 1 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 86 (73.50%) Active Directory
2 22 (18.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (8.55%) vSphere
4 9 (7.69%) VMware ESX
4 9 (7.69%) Hyper-V
5 5 (4.27%) XenApp
6 1 (0.85%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.85%) Kerio MailServer
6 1 (0.85%) Postfix
6 1 (0.85%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (9.40%) SCCM
2 5 (4.27%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (4.27%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (4.27%) NetBackup
2 5 (4.27%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.56%) WSUS
3 3 (2.56%) OpenView
4 1 (0.85%) Nagios
Vendors
1 72 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 38 (32.48%) VMware
3 12 (10.26%) Citrix
4 9 (7.69%) HP
5 8 (6.84%) Siemens
5 8 (6.84%) Nortel
6 7 (5.98%) Symantec
7 6 (5.13%) McAfee
8 4 (3.42%) Apple
8 4 (3.42%) Avaya
8 4 (3.42%) ServiceNow
9 3 (2.56%) Adobe
9 3 (2.56%) Cisco
10 2 (1.71%) Dell
10 2 (1.71%) Lotus
10 2 (1.71%) Toshiba
11 1 (0.85%) NEC
11 1 (0.85%) LexisNexis
11 1 (0.85%) Mitel
11 1 (0.85%) SonicWALL
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