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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 68 61 52
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -9
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 12 23 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.57% 2.65% 4.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.95% 6.82% 10.74%
Number of salaries quoted 9 20 38
Average salary £22,000 £22,750 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.29% -21.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,200 £18,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £26,850 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,500 £26,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year
-1.92% -7.14%
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
304 337 363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 39.84% 38.78% 41.30%
Number of salaries quoted 256 301 344
Average salary £38,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.46% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,550 £22,500 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
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 1 July 2015.

Windows XP Salary Histogram in Southampton

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 1 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 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (80.65%) Microsoft
3 19 (61.29%) Active Directory
4 18 (58.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (48.39%) MS Office
5 15 (48.39%) MS Excel
6 13 (41.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (41.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (38.71%) Windows 8
7 12 (38.71%) MS Exchange
8 10 (32.26%) ITIL
8 10 (32.26%) Root Cause Analysis
8 10 (32.26%) Windows 7
9 9 (29.03%) Windows Vista
10 8 (25.81%) Citrix
11 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (22.58%) MCITP
12 6 (19.35%) VMware
12 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
13 5 (16.13%) iSCSI
13 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared
13 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
13 5 (16.13%) Hyper-V
13 5 (16.13%) XenApp
13 5 (16.13%) XenServer
13 5 (16.13%) XenDesktop
13 5 (16.13%) vSphere
13 5 (16.13%) NetScaler
13 5 (16.13%) EdgeSight
13 5 (16.13%) VMware ESX

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (38.71%) MS Exchange
2 5 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 15 (48.39%) MS Office
1 15 (48.39%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) DHCP
1 5 (16.13%) DNS
1 5 (16.13%) SAN
1 5 (16.13%) Wireshark
1 5 (16.13%) iSCSI
1 5 (16.13%) NetScaler
2 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.45%) LAN
2 2 (6.45%) WAN
General
1 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.45%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Retail
3 1 (3.23%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Analyst
2 9 (29.03%) Service Analyst
2 9 (29.03%) 2nd Line Support
2 9 (29.03%) Service Desk Analyst
3 8 (25.81%) Support Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (9.68%) Desktop Support
6 3 (9.68%) Help Desk Support
6 3 (9.68%) IT Support Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) IT Support
7 2 (6.45%) Desktop Technician
7 2 (6.45%) Desktop Support Technician
7 2 (6.45%) Support Technician
7 2 (6.45%) Support Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Administrator
8 1 (3.23%) Migration Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) IT Administrator
8 1 (3.23%) Desktop Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (58.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (41.94%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (41.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (38.71%) Windows 8
5 10 (32.26%) Windows 7
6 9 (29.03%) Windows Vista
7 2 (6.45%) Android
7 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
8 1 (3.23%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) ITIL
1 10 (32.26%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (6.45%) Problem Management
3 1 (3.23%) Time Management
3 1 (3.23%) ITIL V3
3 1 (3.23%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (22.58%) MCITP
2 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared
2 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
2 5 (16.13%) MCP
2 5 (16.13%) CCA
2 5 (16.13%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (12.90%) A+ Certification
3 4 (12.90%) MCDST
4 3 (9.68%) MCTS
4 3 (9.68%) MCSE
4 3 (9.68%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (61.29%) Active Directory
2 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (16.13%) Hyper-V
3 5 (16.13%) XenApp
3 5 (16.13%) XenServer
3 5 (16.13%) XenDesktop
3 5 (16.13%) vSphere
3 5 (16.13%) Terminal Services
3 5 (16.13%) VMware ESX
3 5 (16.13%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (3.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (3.23%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) SCCM
1 5 (16.13%) SCOM
1 5 (16.13%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 25 (80.65%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.81%) Citrix
3 6 (19.35%) VMware
4 5 (16.13%) AppSense
4 5 (16.13%) Cisco
5 2 (6.45%) Apple
6 1 (3.23%) SAP