The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 64 47 56
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +9
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 8 12 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.53% 2.95% 2.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.30% 9.30% 6.29%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 11
Average salary £45,000 £24,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+87.50% -26.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £25,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.66%
Windows XP
Hertfordshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
186 129 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 35.56% 31.70% 36.38%
Number of salaries quoted 133 96 113
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Windows XP
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Windows XP Salary Trend in Watford

Windows XP
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Watford region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Windows XP Salary Histogram in Watford

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Watford 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 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
4 12 (60.00%) ITIL
5 11 (55.00%) MS Excel
6 10 (50.00%) MS Exchange
6 10 (50.00%) DNS
6 10 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (50.00%) VMware
6 10 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (50.00%) Windows 7
7 8 (40.00%) TCP/IP
7 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
7 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (40.00%) Windows Vista
8 6 (30.00%) Problem Management
8 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database
8 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (30.00%) Oracle
8 6 (30.00%) IIS
8 6 (30.00%) SQL
8 6 (30.00%) T-SQL
8 6 (30.00%) Linux
8 6 (30.00%) MS Office
8 6 (30.00%) Configuration Management
8 6 (30.00%) Service Management
8 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database 10g

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Watford 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 10 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (30.00%) IIS
3 3 (15.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (15.00%) WebSphere
3 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 11 (55.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (30.00%) MS Office
3 1 (5.00%) MS Project
3 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) CA Clarity
1 3 (15.00%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) DNS
2 8 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (25.00%) Firewall
3 5 (25.00%) DHCP
4 4 (20.00%) LAN
5 3 (15.00%) VoIP
5 3 (15.00%) WAN
6 1 (5.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database
2 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle9i Database
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Toad
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
1 5 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 5 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Analyst
2 8 (40.00%) Support Analyst
3 6 (30.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (25.00%) Support Engineer
4 5 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) IT Support Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) IT Support
6 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (10.00%) DBA
7 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support
7 1 (5.00%) Applications Support
7 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Applications Support Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Service Desk Manager
7 1 (5.00%) Service Manager
7 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) X-Windows
1 3 (15.00%) HTML
1 3 (15.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Handset
1 5 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (15.00%) Replication
3 2 (10.00%) Fat Client
3 2 (10.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (40.00%) Windows Vista
4 6 (30.00%) Linux
5 5 (25.00%) VMS
5 5 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (15.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) ITIL
2 6 (30.00%) Problem Management
2 6 (30.00%) Configuration Management
2 6 (30.00%) Service Management
3 5 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 5 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 5 (25.00%) Information Security
4 4 (20.00%) Project Management
4 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (15.00%) Asset Management
5 3 (15.00%) Coaching
5 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (15.00%) Capacity Management
5 3 (15.00%) Data Protection
6 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (10.00%) PRINCE
7 1 (5.00%) CRM
7 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Integration Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) SQL
1 6 (30.00%) T-SQL
2 5 (25.00%) C
3 3 (15.00%) Java
3 3 (15.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (15.00%) VBScript
4 2 (10.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) ISEB
2 1 (5.00%) MCSA
2 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (25.00%) Terminal Services
3 5 (25.00%) vSphere
3 5 (25.00%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (15.00%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (10.00%) XenApp
5 2 (10.00%) XenServer
5 2 (10.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Data Guard
2 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (50.00%) VMware
3 6 (30.00%) Oracle
4 3 (15.00%) Citrix
4 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (15.00%) IBM
5 2 (10.00%) Altiris
5 2 (10.00%) Cisco
6 1 (5.00%) HP
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