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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 58 42 64
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +22
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 30 46 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 3.54% 5.56% 3.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.94% 12.64% 8.05%
Number of salaries quoted 28 46 28
Average salary £25,250 £24,750 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.02% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,300 £19,250 £19,960
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £35,750
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-5.66% -3.63%
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
378 364 348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 44.58% 44.01% 40.42%
Number of salaries quoted 340 361 329
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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
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 16 September 2014.

Windows XP Salary Histogram in Southampton

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 53 (100.00%) Windows
2 37 (69.81%) Microsoft
3 30 (56.60%) Active Directory
4 26 (49.06%) MS Office
5 25 (47.17%) MS Exchange
5 25 (47.17%) Windows 7
6 23 (43.40%) MS Excel
7 20 (37.74%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (33.96%) Windows 8
9 15 (28.30%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (22.64%) Exchange Server 2007
10 12 (22.64%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (18.87%) Citrix
11 10 (18.87%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (18.87%) ITIL
12 9 (16.98%) Windows 2000
12 9 (16.98%) MCSE
12 9 (16.98%) MCSA
13 8 (15.09%) SLA
13 8 (15.09%) Root Cause Analysis
14 7 (13.21%) MCTS
14 7 (13.21%) MCITP
14 7 (13.21%) Telecoms
14 7 (13.21%) MCP
15 6 (11.32%) VMware
15 6 (11.32%) Windows Vista
15 6 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
16 5 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2003
16 5 (9.43%) VMware Infrastructure
16 5 (9.43%) Disaster Recovery

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 25 (47.17%) MS Exchange
2 12 (22.64%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 26 (49.06%) MS Office
2 23 (43.40%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.55%) LAN
1 4 (7.55%) WAN
2 2 (3.77%) Ethernet
2 2 (3.77%) DVB
3 1 (1.89%) ADSL
3 1 (1.89%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.43%) MS Access
2 2 (3.77%) Informix
General
1 7 (13.21%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.77%) Back Office
2 2 (3.77%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (49.06%) Support Engineer
1 26 (49.06%) 2nd Line Support
2 18 (33.96%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 12 (22.64%) Analyst
4 11 (20.75%) Desktop Support
4 11 (20.75%) Service Analyst
4 11 (20.75%) Service Desk Analyst
5 8 (15.09%) Administrator
5 8 (15.09%) IT Support
6 7 (13.21%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (11.32%) IT Administrator
8 5 (9.43%) IT Support Engineer
8 5 (9.43%) Support Analyst
8 5 (9.43%) 1st Line Support
9 4 (7.55%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 3 (5.66%) Junior Support Engineer
10 3 (5.66%) Desktop Technician
10 3 (5.66%) Security Administrator
10 3 (5.66%) 1st Line Support Engineer
10 3 (5.66%) Desktop Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.55%) AS400
2 4 (7.55%) iSeries
3 2 (3.77%) MPEG
3 2 (3.77%) EPoS
3 2 (3.77%) DTV
4 1 (1.89%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 53 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (47.17%) Windows 7
3 20 (37.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (33.96%) Windows 8
5 15 (28.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (22.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (16.98%) Windows 2000
8 6 (11.32%) Windows Vista
9 4 (7.55%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.89%) Android
10 1 (1.89%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.89%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.87%) ITIL
2 8 (15.09%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (9.43%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (9.43%) Project Management
4 4 (7.55%) Problem Management
4 4 (7.55%) Asset Management
4 4 (7.55%) Software Deployment
5 1 (1.89%) Incident Management
5 1 (1.89%) Software Engineering
5 1 (1.89%) Time Management
5 1 (1.89%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.43%) SQL
2 1 (1.89%) C
2 1 (1.89%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (18.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (16.98%) MCSE
2 9 (16.98%) MCSA
3 7 (13.21%) MCTS
3 7 (13.21%) MCITP
3 7 (13.21%) MCP
4 4 (7.55%) A+ Certification
5 3 (5.66%) MCDST
6 2 (3.77%) Degree
7 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.09%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (56.60%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.66%) XenApp
4 1 (1.89%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (7.55%) Backup Exec
1 4 (7.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 37 (69.81%) Microsoft
2 10 (18.87%) Citrix
3 6 (11.32%) VMware
4 5 (9.43%) Cisco
4 5 (9.43%) HP
5 2 (3.77%) Oracle
5 2 (3.77%) SAP
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago