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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 69 58 45
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -13
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 10 27 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.41% 3.15% 5.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.65% 7.74% 12.53%
Number of salaries quoted 6 24 51
Average salary £19,000 £23,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.14% -18.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,750 £18,650 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,500 £28,000
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -8.92%
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
274 349 407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 38.59% 40.68% 44.68%
Number of salaries quoted 239 314 397
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 30 July 2015, 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 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 16 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (62.50%) Active Directory
4 15 (62.50%) MS Excel
5 13 (54.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (50.00%) MS Exchange
7 11 (45.83%) MS Office
8 10 (41.67%) ITIL
8 10 (41.67%) Windows 8
8 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
9 8 (33.33%) Windows Vista
9 8 (33.33%) Citrix
10 6 (25.00%) VMware
10 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (25.00%) Windows 7
11 5 (20.83%) vSphere
11 5 (20.83%) NetScaler
11 5 (20.83%) EdgeSight
11 5 (20.83%) iSCSI
11 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
11 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
11 5 (20.83%) Hyper-V
11 5 (20.83%) XenApp
11 5 (20.83%) XenServer
11 5 (20.83%) XenDesktop
11 5 (20.83%) Wireshark
11 5 (20.83%) SCCM
11 5 (20.83%) SCOM

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 12 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 15 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 11 (45.83%) MS Office
3 2 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) DHCP
1 5 (20.83%) DNS
1 5 (20.83%) SAN
1 5 (20.83%) Wireshark
1 5 (20.83%) iSCSI
1 5 (20.83%) NetScaler
2 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.33%) LAN
3 2 (8.33%) WAN
General
1 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Analyst
1 6 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (20.83%) Support Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Service Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Desktop Support
3 3 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) IT Support
4 2 (8.33%) Desktop Technician
4 2 (8.33%) Service Desk Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Help Desk Support
4 2 (8.33%) Desktop Support Technician
4 2 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Support Technician
4 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (4.17%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Service Desk Team Leader
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (54.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (41.67%) Windows 8
4 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (33.33%) Windows Vista
6 6 (25.00%) Windows 7
7 2 (8.33%) Apple iOS
7 2 (8.33%) Android
8 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) ITIL
2 8 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.17%) Time Management
4 1 (4.17%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) CCA
1 5 (20.83%) Citrix Certification
1 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
1 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (16.67%) MCITP
3 2 (8.33%) A+ Certification
3 2 (8.33%) MCDST
3 2 (8.33%) MCTS
3 2 (8.33%) MCP
3 2 (8.33%) MCSE
3 2 (8.33%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (20.83%) Hyper-V
3 5 (20.83%) XenApp
3 5 (20.83%) XenServer
3 5 (20.83%) XenDesktop
3 5 (20.83%) vSphere
3 5 (20.83%) Terminal Services
3 5 (20.83%) VMware ESX
3 5 (20.83%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (4.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (4.17%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) SCCM
1 5 (20.83%) SCOM
1 5 (20.83%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 20 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (33.33%) Citrix
3 6 (25.00%) VMware
4 5 (20.83%) AppSense
4 5 (20.83%) Cisco
5 2 (8.33%) Apple