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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 57 64 31
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -33
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 26 25 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 3.20% 2.85% 7.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.97% 7.04% 17.40%
Number of salaries quoted 26 23 54
Average salary £25,750 £21,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.61% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,875 £18,500 £16,100
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £25,000 £41,750
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £26,000 £27,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -3.70%
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
290 355 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 35.71% 40.48% 41.09%
Number of salaries quoted 267 329 313
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +18.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 19 December 2014.

Windows XP Salary Histogram in Southampton

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 59 (100.00%) Windows
2 53 (89.83%) Microsoft
3 41 (69.49%) Active Directory
4 37 (62.71%) MS Office
5 31 (52.54%) Windows 7
6 30 (50.85%) MS Excel
7 29 (49.15%) Windows Server 2008
8 24 (40.68%) Windows Server 2012
9 21 (35.59%) Windows 8
10 20 (33.90%) Citrix
10 20 (33.90%) MS Exchange
11 17 (28.81%) Windows Server 2003
11 17 (28.81%) Root Cause Analysis
12 16 (27.12%) Software Deployment
12 16 (27.12%) SCCM
13 15 (25.42%) Windows Mobile
14 13 (22.03%) Asset Management
14 13 (22.03%) Backup Exec
14 13 (22.03%) AS400
14 13 (22.03%) iSeries
15 11 (18.64%) ITIL
16 9 (15.25%) Exchange Server 2007
17 8 (13.56%) Microsoft Certification
17 8 (13.56%) SQL
17 8 (13.56%) MCSE
17 8 (13.56%) MCSA
18 7 (11.86%) MCP
18 7 (11.86%) MCTS
19 6 (10.17%) Degree
19 6 (10.17%) Telecoms

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 20 (33.90%) MS Exchange
2 9 (15.25%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 37 (62.71%) MS Office
2 30 (50.85%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.78%) DHCP
1 4 (6.78%) DNS
2 3 (5.08%) SAN
2 3 (5.08%) LAN
2 3 (5.08%) WAN
2 3 (5.08%) Wireshark
2 3 (5.08%) iSCSI
2 3 (5.08%) NetScaler
3 2 (3.39%) Ethernet
3 2 (3.39%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.39%) VPN
3 2 (3.39%) DVB
4 1 (1.69%) Firewall
4 1 (1.69%) Wireless
4 1 (1.69%) VLAN
4 1 (1.69%) Intranet
4 1 (1.69%) Internet
4 1 (1.69%) ADSL
4 1 (1.69%) Broadband
4 1 (1.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.47%) MS Access
2 2 (3.39%) Informix
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
General
1 6 (10.17%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 36 (61.02%) 2nd Line Support
2 25 (42.37%) Support Engineer
3 19 (32.20%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 14 (23.73%) Desktop Support
5 7 (11.86%) Administrator
5 7 (11.86%) IT Administrator
6 6 (10.17%) Service Analyst
6 6 (10.17%) Analyst
6 6 (10.17%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (10.17%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) Support Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) Junior
7 4 (6.78%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Support Technician
8 3 (5.08%) Technical Support
8 3 (5.08%) 1st Line Support
8 3 (5.08%) Server Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) 1st Line Support Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.69%) HTML
1 1 (1.69%) COM
1 1 (1.69%) CSS
1 1 (1.69%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (1.69%) Django
1 1 (1.69%) jQuery
1 1 (1.69%) HTML5
1 1 (1.69%) CSS3
1 1 (1.69%) Sass
1 1 (1.69%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.03%) AS400
1 13 (22.03%) iSeries
2 5 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.39%) DTV
3 2 (3.39%) MPEG
4 1 (1.69%) EPoS
4 1 (1.69%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.69%) IPTV
4 1 (1.69%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 59 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (52.54%) Windows 7
3 29 (49.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (40.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (35.59%) Windows 8
6 17 (28.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (25.42%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (5.08%) Windows 2000
9 2 (3.39%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.69%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.69%) Windows NT
10 1 (1.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (28.81%) Root Cause Analysis
2 16 (27.12%) Software Deployment
3 13 (22.03%) Asset Management
4 11 (18.64%) ITIL
5 6 (10.17%) Incident Management
6 5 (8.47%) Project Management
6 5 (8.47%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.69%) Service Management
7 1 (1.69%) E-Commerce
7 1 (1.69%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.56%) SQL
2 1 (1.69%) Python
2 1 (1.69%) Ruby
2 1 (1.69%) PHP5
2 1 (1.69%) C#
2 1 (1.69%) Delphi
2 1 (1.69%) Java
2 1 (1.69%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (13.56%) MCSE
1 8 (13.56%) MCSA
1 8 (13.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (11.86%) MCTS
2 7 (11.86%) MCP
3 6 (10.17%) Degree
4 5 (8.47%) MCITP
5 3 (5.08%) SC Cleared
5 3 (5.08%) Security Cleared
5 3 (5.08%) A+ Certification
5 3 (5.08%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (5.08%) CCA
5 3 (5.08%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.69%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) SLA
2 1 (1.69%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 41 (69.49%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.78%) XenApp
4 3 (5.08%) XenServer
4 3 (5.08%) XenDesktop
4 3 (5.08%) vSphere
4 3 (5.08%) Terminal Services
4 3 (5.08%) VMware ESX
4 3 (5.08%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (5.08%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 16 (27.12%) SCCM
2 13 (22.03%) Backup Exec
3 3 (5.08%) SCOM
3 3 (5.08%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 53 (89.83%) Microsoft
2 20 (33.90%) Citrix
3 6 (10.17%) VMware
4 4 (6.78%) Cisco
5 3 (5.08%) AppSense
5 3 (5.08%) LANDesk
6 2 (3.39%) Oracle
6 2 (3.39%) HP
7 1 (1.69%) Telerik