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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 174 131 73
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -58
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 61 87 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.97% 1.65% 3.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.65% 5.70% 11.24%
Number of salaries quoted 49 76 174
Average salary £24,000 £27,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.92% -16.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £19,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £37,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-5.66% -3.63%
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
1673 1526 1690
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 26.60% 28.96% 30.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1409 1334 1465
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 2014. 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
Wiltshire +9 21 £23,500 -14.54% 7
Bristol -7 21 £26,138 -12.87% 9
Gloucestershire -12 10 £30,000 +33.33% 5
Somerset -13 5 £45,000 +38.46% 5
Dorset -24 3 £19,000 -15.55% 1
Devon -24 1 - -
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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.

1 171 (100.00%) Windows
2 115 (67.25%) Active Directory
3 110 (64.33%) Microsoft
4 87 (50.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 83 (48.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 79 (46.20%) MS Office
7 76 (44.44%) Windows 7
8 67 (39.18%) DNS
9 65 (38.01%) DHCP
10 58 (33.92%) TCP/IP
10 58 (33.92%) MS Exchange
10 58 (33.92%) MS Excel
11 54 (31.58%) Windows 8
12 53 (30.99%) VMware
13 45 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
13 45 (26.32%) Windows Vista
14 44 (25.73%) Firewall
15 43 (25.15%) VPN
16 39 (22.81%) ITIL
17 37 (21.64%) LAN
18 32 (18.71%) Exchange Server 2010
19 31 (18.13%) SLA
19 31 (18.13%) Citrix
20 30 (17.54%) WAN
20 30 (17.54%) Exchange Server 2003
21 29 (16.96%) Microsoft Certification
22 25 (14.62%) Service Management
22 25 (14.62%) vSphere
23 21 (12.28%) Windows Server 2012
23 21 (12.28%) Cisco

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 58 (33.92%) MS Exchange
2 32 (18.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 30 (17.54%) Exchange Server 2003
4 19 (11.11%) Lync
5 18 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
6 14 (8.19%) Exchange Server 2013
7 12 (7.02%) IIS
8 11 (6.43%) Exchange Server 2000
9 9 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 9 (5.26%) SharePoint
10 5 (2.92%) IBM Notes
11 2 (1.17%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.58%) WordPress
Applications
1 79 (46.20%) MS Office
2 58 (33.92%) MS Excel
3 16 (9.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.75%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.17%) MS Project
6 1 (0.58%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 3 (1.75%) SAP Business One
2 2 (1.17%) Sage 200
2 2 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.58%) SalesLogix
3 1 (0.58%) assyst
3 1 (0.58%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.09%) Office 365
2 3 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.58%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 67 (39.18%) DNS
2 65 (38.01%) DHCP
3 58 (33.92%) TCP/IP
4 44 (25.73%) Firewall
5 43 (25.15%) VPN
6 37 (21.64%) LAN
7 30 (17.54%) WAN
8 11 (6.43%) Ethernet
9 8 (4.68%) Wireless
10 6 (3.51%) Structured Cabling
10 6 (3.51%) Internet
10 6 (3.51%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (2.92%) SAN
11 5 (2.92%) VoIP
12 4 (2.34%) IP Telephony
12 4 (2.34%) FTP
13 3 (1.75%) Intranet
13 3 (1.75%) 3G
13 3 (1.75%) LDAP
13 3 (1.75%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.28%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.92%) MySQL
3 5 (2.92%) RDBMS
3 5 (2.92%) Ingres
3 5 (2.92%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.34%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.75%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.58%) MS Access
General
1 9 (5.26%) Finance
2 8 (4.68%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.51%) Retail
4 3 (1.75%) Advertising
4 3 (1.75%) Banking
4 3 (1.75%) Multimedia
4 3 (1.75%) Local Government
5 2 (1.17%) Automotive
5 2 (1.17%) Back Office
6 1 (0.58%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.58%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 65 (38.01%) Analyst
2 42 (24.56%) Support Engineer
3 29 (16.96%) 2nd Line Support
4 28 (16.37%) Support Analyst
5 27 (15.79%) Help Desk Support
6 20 (11.70%) Service Analyst
6 20 (11.70%) Service Desk Analyst
7 19 (11.11%) Desktop Support
7 19 (11.11%) IT Support
8 17 (9.94%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 17 (9.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 16 (9.36%) Help Desk Engineer
10 15 (8.77%) Help Desk Analyst
10 15 (8.77%) Help Desk Support Engineer
11 13 (7.60%) 1st Line Support
12 10 (5.85%) Server Engineer
12 10 (5.85%) Technical Support
13 9 (5.26%) Desktop Analyst
13 9 (5.26%) Desktop Support Analyst
14 8 (4.68%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.68%) HTML
2 3 (1.75%) Web Services
3 2 (1.17%) CSS
3 2 (1.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.94%) Blackberry
2 7 (4.09%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.51%) PDA
4 4 (2.34%) Digital Media
4 4 (2.34%) iPad
4 4 (2.34%) iPhone
5 3 (1.75%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.75%) Streaming Video
5 3 (1.75%) Clustering
5 3 (1.75%) EqualLogic
6 2 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.17%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.17%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.17%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.17%) RMADS
6 2 (1.17%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.17%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.58%) AS400
7 1 (0.58%) EPoS
7 1 (0.58%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 171 (100.00%) Windows
2 87 (50.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 83 (48.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 76 (44.44%) Windows 7
5 54 (31.58%) Windows 8
6 45 (26.32%) Windows Vista
7 21 (12.28%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (9.36%) Windows 2000
9 13 (7.60%) Linux
10 5 (2.92%) Mac OS X
10 5 (2.92%) UNIX
10 5 (2.92%) Apple iOS
11 4 (2.34%) Android
12 3 (1.75%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (1.75%) CentOS
12 3 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (1.75%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (22.81%) ITIL
2 25 (14.62%) Service Management
3 14 (8.19%) Change Control
3 14 (8.19%) Risk Management
4 12 (7.02%) Service Delivery
4 12 (7.02%) Mentoring
5 11 (6.43%) Identity Management
6 8 (4.68%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (4.09%) CAD
7 7 (4.09%) Project Management
7 7 (4.09%) Asset Management
7 7 (4.09%) Kalman Filter
8 6 (3.51%) Performance Monitoring
8 6 (3.51%) Problem Management
8 6 (3.51%) Data Protection
8 6 (3.51%) Time Management
9 5 (2.92%) Configuration Management
9 5 (2.92%) Capacity Management
9 5 (2.92%) Software Deployment
10 4 (2.34%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (11.70%) SQL
2 7 (4.09%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.92%) Shell Script
4 3 (1.75%) VBScript
5 1 (0.58%) VB
5 1 (0.58%) VBA
5 1 (0.58%) C
5 1 (0.58%) Java
5 1 (0.58%) PHP
Qualifications
1 29 (16.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (10.53%) Security Cleared
3 16 (9.36%) MCSE
4 15 (8.77%) MCP
5 9 (5.26%) MCSA
5 9 (5.26%) SC Cleared
5 9 (5.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 8 (4.68%) MCTS
7 7 (4.09%) MCITP
8 5 (2.92%) CCA
8 5 (2.92%) Citrix Certification
8 5 (2.92%) MCDST
9 4 (2.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (2.34%) Degree
10 1 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.58%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.58%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (18.13%) SLA
2 3 (1.75%) QA
3 2 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 115 (67.25%) Active Directory
2 45 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (14.62%) vSphere
4 20 (11.70%) Terminal Services
5 18 (10.53%) VMware ESX
6 12 (7.02%) XenApp
7 7 (4.09%) MetaFrame
7 7 (4.09%) UAG
8 6 (3.51%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (2.92%) Terminal Server
9 5 (2.92%) Hyper-V
10 4 (2.34%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (1.75%) Forefront TMG
11 3 (1.75%) Kerio MailServer
12 2 (1.17%) Nmap
13 1 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.58%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (9.36%) Backup Exec
2 15 (8.77%) Norton AntiVirus
3 14 (8.19%) SCCM
4 8 (4.68%) McAfee ePO
4 8 (4.68%) NetBackup
5 4 (2.34%) WSUS
6 3 (1.75%) Nagios
6 3 (1.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (1.17%) Nessus
8 1 (0.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.58%) ARCserve
8 1 (0.58%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 110 (64.33%) Microsoft
2 53 (30.99%) VMware
3 31 (18.13%) Citrix
4 21 (12.28%) Cisco
5 20 (11.70%) HP
6 19 (11.11%) Symantec
7 16 (9.36%) Apple
8 13 (7.60%) SonicWALL
8 13 (7.60%) Dell
9 11 (6.43%) McAfee
10 10 (5.85%) Avaya
11 7 (4.09%) Oracle
12 5 (2.92%) Lotus
13 4 (2.34%) WatchGuard
13 4 (2.34%) NetApp
13 4 (2.34%) SAP
13 4 (2.34%) Sage
14 3 (1.75%) Red Hat
14 3 (1.75%) Websense
14 3 (1.75%) Juniper
Chippenham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £18000.0000 - £25000.0000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Taunton
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Posted: Yesterday
Warminster, Wiltshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £24000.00 per annum + Pension, Bonus etc
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Capita
Posted: 2 days ago
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
Connectus
Salary: £26000 - £29000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chippenham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £26000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £27000 per annum + ben+training
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 per annum + pension, 22 days holiday
Posted: 6 days ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
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Taunton
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Poole
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £18000.00 - £21000.00 per annum + Company Car + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Chippenham
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £22,000 p.a. plus excellent benefits
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Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
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Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
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