The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 57 48 52
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 3 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 0.58% 2.38% 1.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.50% 11.21% 5.17%
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 6
Average salary £17,000 £23,750 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.42% -1.04%
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £25,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+3.92% -7.27%
Windows XP
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

Operating Systems Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
120 107 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 23.26% 21.19% 24.07%
Number of salaries quoted 99 97 107
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,950 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Windows XP
Salary Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Swindon region.

Windows XP Salary Trend in Swindon

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) ITIL
2 6 (85.71%) Windows 8
3 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 4 (57.14%) MS Office
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (42.86%) VMware
6 2 (28.57%) Service Management
6 2 (28.57%) ITSM
6 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
6 2 (28.57%) Degree
6 2 (28.57%) Windows Vista
6 2 (28.57%) Lotus
6 2 (28.57%) SQL
6 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 2 (28.57%) IBM Notes
6 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
6 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
6 2 (28.57%) LAN
6 2 (28.57%) WAN
6 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (14.29%) Software Distribution
7 1 (14.29%) DHCP
7 1 (14.29%) DNS
7 1 (14.29%) MSI

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 2 (28.57%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Office
2 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
2 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) LAN
2 2 (28.57%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MSI
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Technical Support
2 2 (28.57%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) Service Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Support Technician
2 2 (28.57%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) IT Support Technician
2 2 (28.57%) IT Support
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Services Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Windows 8
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (28.57%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Service Management
2 2 (28.57%) ITSM
2 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Lotus