The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 11 24 7
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -17
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 3 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 6.98% 1.18% 14.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.08% 4.17% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £37,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £27,000 £25,000 £27,000
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -7.40%
Windows XP
Somerset

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

Operating Systems Category
Taunton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
13 24 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 30.23% 28.24% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 10 22 5
Average salary £32,500 £36,700 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.44% -19.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £50,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,895 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.64% -1.61%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

Windows XP
Salary Trend in Taunton

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

Windows XP Salary Trend in Taunton

Windows XP
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Taunton 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) MS Office
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (87.50%) Windows 7
3 6 (75.00%) VPN
3 6 (75.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
5 1 (12.50%) FTP
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Vista
5 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
5 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Taunton 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 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (87.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) VPN
2 1 (12.50%) FTP
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Analyst
2 6 (75.00%) Service Analyst
2 6 (75.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Coordinator
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Windows 7
3 6 (75.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Vista
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft