The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 50 46 65
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +19
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 36 47 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 4.20% 5.32% 3.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.45% 11.93% 7.63%
Number of salaries quoted 33 47 27
Average salary £24,000 £24,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.04% -10.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,800 £19,000 £17,600
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -
Windows XP
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Operating Systems Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
381 394 354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 44.46% 44.57% 40.88%
Number of salaries quoted 339 387 338
Average salary £31,349 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.43% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Windows XP Salary Histogram in Southampton

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 51 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 29 (56.86%) Active Directory
4 27 (52.94%) MS Office
5 26 (50.98%) MS Exchange
6 24 (47.06%) Windows 7
7 23 (45.10%) MS Excel
8 18 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (31.37%) Windows 8
10 12 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2007
10 12 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (21.57%) ITIL
12 10 (19.61%) Windows 2000
12 10 (19.61%) Citrix
12 10 (19.61%) Microsoft Certification
13 9 (17.65%) MCSE
13 9 (17.65%) MCSA
14 8 (15.69%) SLA
15 7 (13.73%) MCP
15 7 (13.73%) Telecoms
15 7 (13.73%) VMware
15 7 (13.73%) MCTS
15 7 (13.73%) MCITP
16 6 (11.76%) Windows Vista
17 5 (9.80%) Disaster Recovery
17 5 (9.80%) SQL
17 5 (9.80%) MS Access
17 5 (9.80%) Cisco
17 5 (9.80%) HP

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 26 (50.98%) MS Exchange
2 12 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (9.80%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 27 (52.94%) MS Office
2 23 (45.10%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) LAN
1 4 (7.84%) WAN
2 1 (1.96%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.96%) DVB
2 1 (1.96%) ADSL
2 1 (1.96%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.80%) MS Access
2 1 (1.96%) Informix
General
1 7 (13.73%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.92%) Retail
2 2 (3.92%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 23 (45.10%) 2nd Line Support
2 22 (43.14%) Support Engineer
3 15 (29.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 12 (23.53%) Analyst
5 11 (21.57%) Desktop Support
5 11 (21.57%) Service Analyst
5 11 (21.57%) Service Desk Analyst
6 9 (17.65%) Administrator
6 9 (17.65%) IT Support
7 7 (13.73%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (11.76%) IT Administrator
9 5 (9.80%) IT Support Engineer
9 5 (9.80%) 1st Line Support
9 5 (9.80%) Support Analyst
10 4 (7.84%) Support Technician
10 4 (7.84%) Security Administrator
10 4 (7.84%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 3 (5.88%) Junior Support Engineer
11 3 (5.88%) 1st Line Support Engineer
11 3 (5.88%) Desktop Technician
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) AS400
1 4 (7.84%) iSeries
2 2 (3.92%) EPoS
3 1 (1.96%) DTV
3 1 (1.96%) IPTV
3 1 (1.96%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 51 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (47.06%) Windows 7
3 18 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (31.37%) Windows 8
5 12 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (19.61%) Windows 2000
7 6 (11.76%) Windows Vista
8 4 (7.84%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (1.96%) Android
9 1 (1.96%) Windows NT
9 1 (1.96%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.96%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.57%) ITIL
2 5 (9.80%) Project Management
2 5 (9.80%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (9.80%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (7.84%) Software Deployment
3 4 (7.84%) Asset Management
3 4 (7.84%) Problem Management
4 2 (3.92%) Time Management
5 1 (1.96%) Service Management
5 1 (1.96%) Software Engineering
5 1 (1.96%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.80%) SQL
2 1 (1.96%) C
2 1 (1.96%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (19.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (17.65%) MCSE
2 9 (17.65%) MCSA
3 7 (13.73%) MCTS
3 7 (13.73%) MCITP
3 7 (13.73%) MCP
4 4 (7.84%) A+ Certification
5 3 (5.88%) MCDST
6 1 (1.96%) Degree
6 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.69%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (56.86%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.88%) XenApp
4 1 (1.96%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) Backup Exec
1 4 (7.84%) SCCM
Vendors
1 34 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (19.61%) Citrix
3 7 (13.73%) VMware
4 5 (9.80%) Cisco
4 5 (9.80%) HP
5 2 (3.92%) SAP
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle