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

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 173 153 78
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -75
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 67 74 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.05% 1.40% 3.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.08% 4.87% 10.25%
Number of salaries quoted 53 69 151
Average salary £24,000 £27,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -16.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £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
1643 1518 1630
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 25.80% 28.72% 29.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1378 1335 1424
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 £37,200 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-0.80% -

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 30 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 30 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
Bristol -10 24 £24,000 -20.00% 7
Wiltshire +10 22 £23,750 -20.83% 4
Gloucestershire -12 11 £29,750 +43.37% 2
Somerset -12 6 £34,000 +15.25% 7
Dorset -12 3 £19,000 -15.55% 2
Devon -24 1 - -
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 174 (100.00%) Windows
2 120 (68.97%) Active Directory
3 112 (64.37%) Microsoft
4 89 (51.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 85 (48.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 77 (44.25%) MS Office
7 75 (43.10%) Windows 7
8 67 (38.51%) DNS
9 65 (37.36%) DHCP
10 61 (35.06%) TCP/IP
11 58 (33.33%) MS Exchange
11 58 (33.33%) MS Excel
12 57 (32.76%) Windows 8
13 54 (31.03%) VMware
14 49 (28.16%) Firewall
15 46 (26.44%) VMware Infrastructure
16 45 (25.86%) Windows Vista
17 42 (24.14%) ITIL
17 42 (24.14%) VPN
18 37 (21.26%) LAN
19 32 (18.39%) Exchange Server 2010
20 31 (17.82%) SLA
20 31 (17.82%) Citrix
20 31 (17.82%) Microsoft Certification
20 31 (17.82%) Exchange Server 2003
21 30 (17.24%) WAN
22 25 (14.37%) Service Management
22 25 (14.37%) vSphere
23 23 (13.22%) SQL
23 23 (13.22%) Windows Server 2012

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 32 (18.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 31 (17.82%) Exchange Server 2003
4 19 (10.92%) Lync
5 18 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2007
6 14 (8.05%) Exchange Server 2013
7 12 (6.90%) SharePoint
7 12 (6.90%) IIS
8 11 (6.32%) Exchange Server 2000
9 8 (4.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (2.87%) IBM Notes
11 3 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.57%) WordPress
Applications
1 77 (44.25%) MS Office
2 58 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 16 (9.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.72%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.15%) MS Project
6 1 (0.57%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 3 (1.72%) SAP Business One
2 2 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.15%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.57%) Magento
3 1 (0.57%) assyst
3 1 (0.57%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.60%) Office 365
2 3 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 67 (38.51%) DNS
2 65 (37.36%) DHCP
3 61 (35.06%) TCP/IP
4 49 (28.16%) Firewall
5 42 (24.14%) VPN
6 37 (21.26%) LAN
7 30 (17.24%) WAN
8 11 (6.32%) Ethernet
9 8 (4.60%) Wireless
10 7 (4.02%) VoIP
11 6 (3.45%) Internet
11 6 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (3.45%) Structured Cabling
12 5 (2.87%) SAN
13 4 (2.30%) FTP
13 4 (2.30%) IP Telephony
14 3 (1.72%) TETRA
14 3 (1.72%) DASS2
14 3 (1.72%) DPNSS
14 3 (1.72%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.07%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.87%) Ingres
3 5 (2.87%) RDBMS
3 5 (2.87%) MySQL
3 5 (2.87%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.30%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.72%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.57%) MS Access
General
1 9 (5.17%) Finance
2 7 (4.02%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.45%) Retail
4 5 (2.87%) Advertising
5 3 (1.72%) Banking
5 3 (1.72%) Multimedia
5 3 (1.72%) Local Government
6 2 (1.15%) Back Office
6 2 (1.15%) Automotive
7 1 (0.57%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.57%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 70 (40.23%) Analyst
2 42 (24.14%) Support Engineer
3 31 (17.82%) Support Analyst
4 30 (17.24%) 2nd Line Support
5 27 (15.52%) Help Desk Support
6 24 (13.79%) Service Desk Analyst
6 24 (13.79%) Service Analyst
7 19 (10.92%) Desktop Support
8 18 (10.34%) IT Support
9 17 (9.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 16 (9.20%) Help Desk Engineer
10 16 (9.20%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 15 (8.62%) Help Desk Support Engineer
12 14 (8.05%) Help Desk Analyst
13 11 (6.32%) 1st Line Support
14 10 (5.75%) Technical Support
14 10 (5.75%) Desktop Support Analyst
14 10 (5.75%) Desktop Analyst
14 10 (5.75%) Server Engineer
15 9 (5.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.60%) HTML
2 4 (2.30%) CSS
3 3 (1.72%) Web Services
4 2 (1.15%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.20%) Blackberry
2 7 (4.02%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.45%) PDA
4 4 (2.30%) Clustering
5 3 (1.72%) Fat Client
5 3 (1.72%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.72%) Thin Client
5 3 (1.72%) Streaming Video
5 3 (1.72%) iPhone
5 3 (1.72%) EqualLogic
5 3 (1.72%) iPad
5 3 (1.72%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.15%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.15%) RMADS
6 2 (1.15%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.15%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.57%) CMDB
7 1 (0.57%) IVR
7 1 (0.57%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 174 (100.00%) Windows
2 89 (51.15%) Windows Server 2003
3 85 (48.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 75 (43.10%) Windows 7
5 57 (32.76%) Windows 8
6 45 (25.86%) Windows Vista
7 23 (13.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (8.62%) Windows 2000
9 14 (8.05%) Linux
10 6 (3.45%) Windows 2000 Server
10 6 (3.45%) UNIX
11 5 (2.87%) Mac OS X
12 4 (2.30%) Apple iOS
13 3 (1.72%) CentOS
13 3 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (1.72%) Mac OS X Server
13 3 (1.72%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (24.14%) ITIL
2 25 (14.37%) Service Management
3 14 (8.05%) Service Delivery
3 14 (8.05%) Risk Management
3 14 (8.05%) Change Control
4 11 (6.32%) Identity Management
5 10 (5.75%) Mentoring
6 8 (4.60%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (4.02%) Project Management
7 7 (4.02%) CAD
7 7 (4.02%) Kalman Filter
7 7 (4.02%) Asset Management
8 6 (3.45%) Time Management
8 6 (3.45%) Data Protection
8 6 (3.45%) Performance Monitoring
9 5 (2.87%) Capacity Management
9 5 (2.87%) Software Deployment
9 5 (2.87%) Configuration Management
9 5 (2.87%) Change Management
9 5 (2.87%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (13.22%) SQL
2 7 (4.02%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.87%) Shell Script
4 3 (1.72%) VBScript
5 1 (0.57%) VB
5 1 (0.57%) VBA
5 1 (0.57%) Java
5 1 (0.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 31 (17.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (11.49%) Security Cleared
3 16 (9.20%) MCP
3 16 (9.20%) MCSE
4 11 (6.32%) SC Cleared
5 9 (5.17%) MCTS
5 9 (5.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 9 (5.17%) MCSA
6 7 (4.02%) MCDST
6 7 (4.02%) MCITP
7 5 (2.87%) CCA
7 5 (2.87%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (2.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (2.30%) Degree
9 3 (1.72%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.57%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (17.82%) SLA
2 3 (1.72%) QA
3 2 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 120 (68.97%) Active Directory
2 46 (26.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (14.37%) vSphere
4 19 (10.92%) Terminal Services
5 17 (9.77%) VMware ESX
6 12 (6.90%) XenApp
7 7 (4.02%) UAG
7 7 (4.02%) MetaFrame
8 6 (3.45%) Hyper-V
8 6 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (2.87%) Terminal Server
10 4 (2.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (1.72%) Kerio MailServer
11 3 (1.72%) Forefront TMG
12 2 (1.15%) Nmap
13 1 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 16 (9.20%) Backup Exec
2 15 (8.62%) Norton AntiVirus
3 13 (7.47%) SCCM
4 8 (4.60%) McAfee ePO
4 8 (4.60%) NetBackup
5 3 (1.72%) Nagios
5 3 (1.72%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (1.72%) WSUS
6 2 (1.15%) Nessus
7 1 (0.57%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 112 (64.37%) Microsoft
2 54 (31.03%) VMware
3 31 (17.82%) Citrix
4 21 (12.07%) Cisco
5 20 (11.49%) Symantec
6 19 (10.92%) HP
7 15 (8.62%) Apple
8 13 (7.47%) Dell
8 13 (7.47%) SonicWALL
9 12 (6.90%) McAfee
10 10 (5.75%) Avaya
11 7 (4.02%) Oracle
12 5 (2.87%) Lotus
13 4 (2.30%) NetApp
13 4 (2.30%) Sage
13 4 (2.30%) SAP
13 4 (2.30%) WatchGuard
14 3 (1.72%) ProCurve
14 3 (1.72%) Infor
14 3 (1.72%) Mitel
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