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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 50 46 54
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +8
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 33 40 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 4.19% 5.22% 4.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.97% 12.23% 11.04%
Number of salaries quoted 31 38 31
Average salary £25,000 £25,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.91% -14.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,350 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £32,300 £37,500
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
331 327 326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 42.01% 42.63% 38.17%
Number of salaries quoted 302 317 292
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,600 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 44 (74.58%) Microsoft
3 34 (57.63%) Active Directory
3 34 (57.63%) Windows 7
4 31 (52.54%) MS Office
5 24 (40.68%) MS Excel
6 22 (37.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (35.59%) Windows 8
7 21 (35.59%) MS Exchange
8 19 (32.20%) Windows Server 2012
9 17 (28.81%) Citrix
10 12 (20.34%) Root Cause Analysis
11 11 (18.64%) Windows Mobile
11 11 (18.64%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (16.95%) AS400
12 10 (16.95%) Backup Exec
12 10 (16.95%) Microsoft Certification
12 10 (16.95%) Asset Management
12 10 (16.95%) Exchange Server 2007
12 10 (16.95%) SCCM
12 10 (16.95%) Software Deployment
12 10 (16.95%) iSeries
13 9 (15.25%) MCSE
13 9 (15.25%) MCSA
14 7 (11.86%) Telecoms
14 7 (11.86%) ITIL
14 7 (11.86%) MCP
14 7 (11.86%) MCTS
14 7 (11.86%) MCITP
15 6 (10.17%) Analytical Skills

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 21 (35.59%) MS Exchange
2 10 (16.95%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 31 (52.54%) MS Office
2 24 (40.68%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.08%) WAN
2 2 (3.39%) LAN
2 2 (3.39%) Ethernet
2 2 (3.39%) DVB
3 1 (1.69%) Firewall
3 1 (1.69%) Wireless
3 1 (1.69%) ADSL
3 1 (1.69%) Broadband
3 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.69%) VPN
3 1 (1.69%) DNS
3 1 (1.69%) DHCP
3 1 (1.69%) VLAN
3 1 (1.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.47%) MS Access
2 2 (3.39%) Informix
General
1 7 (11.86%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.69%) Back Office
2 1 (1.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (61.02%) 2nd Line Support
2 28 (47.46%) Support Engineer
3 21 (35.59%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 16 (27.12%) Desktop Support
5 9 (15.25%) Service Desk Analyst
5 9 (15.25%) Service Analyst
5 9 (15.25%) Analyst
6 8 (13.56%) Administrator
7 7 (11.86%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (11.86%) IT Support
7 7 (11.86%) IT Administrator
8 5 (8.47%) 1st Line Support
9 4 (6.78%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 4 (6.78%) Support Analyst
9 4 (6.78%) Support Technician
9 4 (6.78%) IT Support Engineer
10 3 (5.08%) Junior
10 3 (5.08%) Desktop Technician
10 3 (5.08%) 1st Line Support Engineer
10 3 (5.08%) Junior Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.95%) AS400
1 10 (16.95%) iSeries
2 6 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.39%) MPEG
3 2 (3.39%) DTV
4 1 (1.69%) EPoS
4 1 (1.69%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 59 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (57.63%) Windows 7
3 22 (37.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (35.59%) Windows 8
5 19 (32.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (18.64%) Windows Mobile
6 11 (18.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (8.47%) Windows 2000
8 4 (6.78%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.69%) Windows NT
9 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.69%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.34%) Root Cause Analysis
2 10 (16.95%) Asset Management
2 10 (16.95%) Software Deployment
3 7 (11.86%) ITIL
4 5 (8.47%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (8.47%) Project Management
4 5 (8.47%) Incident Management
5 2 (3.39%) Problem Management
6 1 (1.69%) Service Management
6 1 (1.69%) ITIL V3
6 1 (1.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.47%) SQL
2 1 (1.69%) C
2 1 (1.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (16.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (15.25%) MCSE
2 9 (15.25%) MCSA
3 7 (11.86%) MCP
3 7 (11.86%) MCTS
3 7 (11.86%) MCITP
4 4 (6.78%) A+ Certification
5 3 (5.08%) MCDST
6 2 (3.39%) Degree
7 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.17%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (57.63%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.08%) XenApp
4 1 (1.69%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (16.95%) Backup Exec
1 10 (16.95%) SCCM
Vendors
1 44 (74.58%) Microsoft
2 17 (28.81%) Citrix
3 6 (10.17%) VMware
4 5 (8.47%) Cisco
4 5 (8.47%) HP
5 2 (3.39%) Oracle
6 1 (1.69%) SAP
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago