The first table below looks at the demand for Windows XP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Southampton region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 70 71 62
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 16 14 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.68% 1.75% 3.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.21% 4.68% 8.90%
Number of salaries quoted 14 12 29
Average salary £19,000 £29,000 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.48% +26.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £17,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £30,850 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £26,500 £26,500
% change year-on-year
-5.66% -
Operating Systems Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
307 299 326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 32.18% 37.47% 33.92%
Number of salaries quoted 270 272 317
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £26,900 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows XP
Hampshire

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Windows XP
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Southampton region.

Windows XP Salary Trend in Southampton

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (91.89%) Active Directory
3 28 (75.68%) Microsoft
4 24 (64.86%) MS Exchange
5 20 (54.05%) ITIL
6 19 (51.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (45.95%) MS Office
8 15 (40.54%) Windows 7
9 14 (37.84%) VMware
10 12 (32.43%) Exchange Server 2007
11 11 (29.73%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (27.03%) MS Excel
12 10 (27.03%) LAN
12 10 (27.03%) WAN
12 10 (27.03%) Exchange Server 2003
13 9 (24.32%) Exchange Server 2010
14 7 (18.92%) SQL
15 6 (16.22%) Degree
16 5 (13.51%) Windows Vista
16 5 (13.51%) XenApp
16 5 (13.51%) Windows 2000
16 5 (13.51%) DHCP
16 5 (13.51%) DNS
16 5 (13.51%) Citrix
17 4 (10.81%) Retail
17 4 (10.81%) Firewall
17 4 (10.81%) Back Office
17 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
17 4 (10.81%) EPoS

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 24 (64.86%) MS Exchange
2 12 (32.43%) Exchange Server 2007
3 10 (27.03%) Exchange Server 2003
4 9 (24.32%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (5.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.70%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (45.95%) MS Office
2 10 (27.03%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.03%) LAN
1 10 (27.03%) WAN
2 5 (13.51%) DHCP
2 5 (13.51%) DNS
3 4 (10.81%) Firewall
4 3 (8.11%) SAN
4 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.70%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.70%) Network Security
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (2.70%) VLAN
5 1 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 4 (10.81%) Retail
1 4 (10.81%) Back Office
2 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (45.95%) IT Support
2 13 (35.14%) Analyst
3 12 (32.43%) Service Analyst
3 12 (32.43%) Service Desk Analyst
4 11 (29.73%) IT Support Technician
4 11 (29.73%) Support Technician
5 5 (13.51%) Support Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Administrator
6 4 (10.81%) IT Support Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (5.41%) Security Administrator
9 1 (2.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) IT Support Analyst
9 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) Network Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) EPoS
2 3 (8.11%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.41%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.70%) iPhone
4 1 (2.70%) iPad
4 1 (2.70%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.70%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (51.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (40.54%) Windows 7
4 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (13.51%) Windows Vista
5 5 (13.51%) Windows 2000
6 3 (8.11%) Windows 8
6 3 (8.11%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.70%) UNIX
7 1 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (54.05%) ITIL
2 4 (10.81%) ITIL V3
3 3 (8.11%) Problem Management
4 2 (5.41%) Incident Management
4 2 (5.41%) Time Management
5 1 (2.70%) Migration
5 1 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.92%) SQL
2 4 (10.81%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.70%) C
3 1 (2.70%) C#
3 1 (2.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) Degree
2 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (8.11%) A+ Certification
3 3 (8.11%) MCDST
3 3 (8.11%) MCITP
4 1 (2.70%) MCSE
4 1 (2.70%) MCSA
4 1 (2.70%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) SLA
2 1 (2.70%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (91.89%) Active Directory
2 11 (29.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (13.51%) XenApp
4 3 (8.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 3 (8.11%) Hyper-V
4 3 (8.11%) vSphere
5 2 (5.41%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.70%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Backup Exec
1 2 (5.41%) WSUS
2 1 (2.70%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 28 (75.68%) Microsoft
2 14 (37.84%) VMware
3 5 (13.51%) Citrix
4 4 (10.81%) SAP
5 3 (8.11%) Cisco
5 3 (8.11%) Symantec
6 2 (5.41%) Avaya
7 1 (2.70%) WatchGuard
7 1 (2.70%) Apple
7 1 (2.70%) HP
7 1 (2.70%) Dell
7 1 (2.70%) Mitel
Southampton, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + bonus, BUPA, pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £20,000 - £23,000 DOE
Posted: 22 days ago