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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 194 157 95
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -62
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 49 84 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.84% 1.36% 2.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.82% 4.88% 9.56%
Number of salaries quoted 47 79 111
Average salary £27,000 £23,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.89% -16.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £18,400 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £37,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%
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
1735 1720 1465
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 29.76% 27.82% 28.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1479 1466 1285
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,050 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 August 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 August 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 -1 25 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Wiltshire -20 19 £26,500 +13.97% 6
Gloucestershire -23 3 £47,500 +134.56%
Dorset +8 2 £20,000 +8.10% 2
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 116 (100.00%) Windows
2 74 (63.79%) Active Directory
3 72 (62.07%) Microsoft
4 57 (49.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 47 (40.52%) VMware
5 47 (40.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 43 (37.07%) MS Office
7 42 (36.21%) Windows 7
8 38 (32.76%) MS Exchange
9 33 (28.45%) MS Excel
10 32 (27.59%) ITIL
10 32 (27.59%) Windows 8
11 30 (25.86%) TCP/IP
12 29 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 25 (21.55%) Firewall
14 24 (20.69%) SQL
15 23 (19.83%) SQL Server
15 23 (19.83%) VPN
15 23 (19.83%) VoIP
16 22 (18.97%) LAN
16 22 (18.97%) Linux
16 22 (18.97%) Security Cleared
17 20 (17.24%) WAN
17 20 (17.24%) Service Delivery
17 20 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2010
18 19 (16.38%) Windows Server 2012
19 18 (15.52%) SAN
19 18 (15.52%) Windows Vista
20 17 (14.66%) SQL Server 2005
20 17 (14.66%) SQL Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 38 (32.76%) MS Exchange
2 20 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (12.07%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (6.03%) IIS
4 7 (6.03%) WorkSite
4 7 (6.03%) SharePoint
4 7 (6.03%) Lync
5 4 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (3.45%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2000
7 2 (1.72%) JBoss
8 1 (0.86%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.86%) WebSphere
Applications
1 43 (37.07%) MS Office
2 33 (28.45%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Maximo
1 1 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.17%) Office 365
2 1 (0.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (25.86%) TCP/IP
2 25 (21.55%) Firewall
3 23 (19.83%) VPN
3 23 (19.83%) VoIP
4 22 (18.97%) LAN
5 20 (17.24%) WAN
6 18 (15.52%) SAN
7 17 (14.66%) DHCP
7 17 (14.66%) DNS
8 8 (6.90%) 3G
8 8 (6.90%) MPLS
9 7 (6.03%) DASS2
9 7 (6.03%) DPNSS
9 7 (6.03%) TETRA
9 7 (6.03%) PBX
10 5 (4.31%) PSTN
10 5 (4.31%) GPRS
10 5 (4.31%) GSM
10 5 (4.31%) Internet
10 5 (4.31%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (19.83%) SQL Server
2 17 (14.66%) SQL Server 2005
2 17 (14.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (6.03%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (4.31%) Oracle Database
5 4 (3.45%) MS Access
5 4 (3.45%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.59%) Eclipse
1 3 (2.59%) NetBeans
1 3 (2.59%) Yeoman
2 1 (0.86%) MSI
2 1 (0.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (11.21%) Law
2 11 (9.48%) Telecoms
3 8 (6.90%) Finance
4 6 (5.17%) Legal
5 5 (4.31%) Back Office
6 3 (2.59%) Military
6 3 (2.59%) Advertising
7 2 (1.72%) Games
7 2 (1.72%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.86%) Electronics
8 1 (0.86%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.86%) Automotive
8 1 (0.86%) Marketing
8 1 (0.86%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (0.86%) French Language
8 1 (0.86%) German Language
8 1 (0.86%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.86%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 31 (26.72%) Support Engineer
2 25 (21.55%) Analyst
3 20 (17.24%) IT Support
4 18 (15.52%) 2nd Line Support
5 16 (13.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 14 (12.07%) Support Technician
7 12 (10.34%) Support Analyst
8 9 (7.76%) Technical Support
8 9 (7.76%) Technical Support Engineer
8 9 (7.76%) Technical Engineer
9 8 (6.90%) IT Support Technician
9 8 (6.90%) Service Desk Analyst
9 8 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support
9 8 (6.90%) Service Analyst
10 7 (6.03%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 7 (6.03%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 7 (6.03%) 3rd Line Technical Support
11 6 (5.17%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 6 (5.17%) Network Engineer
12 5 (4.31%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.59%) Web Services
2 2 (1.72%) HTML
2 2 (1.72%) Tapestry
3 1 (0.86%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.86%) COM
3 1 (0.86%) CSS
3 1 (0.86%) XML
3 1 (0.86%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.90%) Thin Client
1 8 (6.90%) Fat Client
2 5 (4.31%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (3.45%) Blackberry
3 4 (3.45%) Clustering
4 3 (2.59%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.59%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.72%) EPoS
5 2 (1.72%) iPhone
5 2 (1.72%) iPad
5 2 (1.72%) Handset
5 2 (1.72%) PDA
6 1 (0.86%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.86%) DTV
6 1 (0.86%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 116 (100.00%) Windows
2 57 (49.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 47 (40.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 42 (36.21%) Windows 7
5 32 (27.59%) Windows 8
6 22 (18.97%) Linux
7 19 (16.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (15.52%) Windows Vista
9 13 (11.21%) Windows 2000
10 8 (6.90%) Windows 2000 Server
11 6 (5.17%) Android
12 4 (3.45%) UNIX
13 3 (2.59%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.86%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.86%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.86%) AIX
14 1 (0.86%) HPUX
14 1 (0.86%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (27.59%) ITIL
2 20 (17.24%) Service Delivery
3 10 (8.62%) Project Management
3 10 (8.62%) Service Management
4 7 (6.03%) Change Management
4 7 (6.03%) Workflow
4 7 (6.03%) Office Automation
5 6 (5.17%) Microsoft Office Automation
5 6 (5.17%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (4.31%) Identity Management
6 5 (4.31%) Software Deployment
7 4 (3.45%) Line Management
7 4 (3.45%) Time Management
7 4 (3.45%) Communications Security
8 3 (2.59%) Data Protection
8 3 (2.59%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (2.59%) UML
8 3 (2.59%) ERP
8 3 (2.59%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (2.59%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 24 (20.69%) SQL
2 8 (6.90%) Java
3 3 (2.59%) C
3 3 (2.59%) C++
4 2 (1.72%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.86%) Ada
5 1 (0.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (18.97%) Security Cleared
2 11 (9.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (7.76%) SC Cleared
4 7 (6.03%) DV Cleared
5 6 (5.17%) MCDST
5 6 (5.17%) MCP
6 5 (4.31%) Degree
7 4 (3.45%) MCSE
8 3 (2.59%) MCSA
9 2 (1.72%) MOS
9 2 (1.72%) CCENT
9 2 (1.72%) MCTS
9 2 (1.72%) MCITP
10 1 (0.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.86%) HNC
10 1 (0.86%) CCNA
10 1 (0.86%) ISEB
10 1 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.62%) SLA
2 1 (0.86%) QA
System Software
1 74 (63.79%) Active Directory
2 29 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (8.62%) Hyper-V
4 7 (6.03%) VMware ESX
5 3 (2.59%) VMware Workstation
5 3 (2.59%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (2.59%) VMware Server
5 3 (2.59%) BitLocker
6 2 (1.72%) vSphere
7 1 (0.86%) Postfix
7 1 (0.86%) XenApp
7 1 (0.86%) XenServer
7 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.86%) MetaFrame
7 1 (0.86%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.86%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 12 (10.34%) SCCM
2 7 (6.03%) Backup Exec
3 4 (3.45%) NetBackup
4 3 (2.59%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (2.59%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (1.72%) WSUS
6 1 (0.86%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.86%) SCOM
Vendors
1 72 (62.07%) Microsoft
2 47 (40.52%) VMware
3 17 (14.66%) Cisco
4 14 (12.07%) Citrix
5 13 (11.21%) Avaya
6 10 (8.62%) Dell
7 8 (6.90%) HP
7 8 (6.90%) CheckPoint
8 7 (6.03%) Nortel
8 7 (6.03%) Siemens
8 7 (6.03%) Oracle
9 5 (4.31%) EMC
9 5 (4.31%) Symantec
9 5 (4.31%) Toshiba
10 4 (3.45%) Apple
11 3 (2.59%) ServiceNow
11 3 (2.59%) McAfee
11 3 (2.59%) Websense
11 3 (2.59%) IronPort
11 3 (2.59%) Veeam
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