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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 61 62 51
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -11
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 1 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.18% 1.78% 2.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.84% 4.71% 8.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 11
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +87.50%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
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
119 191 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 21.88% 37.75% 32.54%
Number of salaries quoted 88 136 102
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,100 £26,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £62,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (80.00%) MS Excel
3 8 (80.00%) Windows 8
4 7 (70.00%) DHCP
4 7 (70.00%) DNS
5 6 (60.00%) MS Visio
5 6 (60.00%) Adobe
5 6 (60.00%) Software Deployment
5 6 (60.00%) Lync
5 6 (60.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (60.00%) Windows Mobile
5 6 (60.00%) VPN
5 6 (60.00%) Skype
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
6 2 (20.00%) Maximo
6 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (20.00%) IBM
6 2 (20.00%) Linux
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (20.00%) IIS
6 2 (20.00%) MS Office
7 1 (10.00%) ITIL

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 6 (60.00%) Lync
2 2 (20.00%) IIS
2 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (60.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (60.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (20.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Maximo
2 1 (10.00%) CA PPM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) DHCP
1 7 (70.00%) DNS
2 6 (60.00%) Skype
2 6 (60.00%) VPN
3 1 (10.00%) LAN
3 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 1 (10.00%) Advertising
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 5 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Active Directory Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) Desktop Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (20.00%) Active Directory Support
3 2 (20.00%) Applications Support
3 2 (20.00%) Desktop Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support
4 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Support Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Windows 8
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (10.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
1 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) Adobe
3 2 (20.00%) IBM
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (10.00%) Infor