The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Watford region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 61 54 55
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 11 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.89% 0.94% 2.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.37% 2.50% 5.32%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 6
Average salary £27,500 £25,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -34.21%
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £28,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +5.66%
Operating Systems Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
205 120 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 35.22% 37.74% 53.41%
Number of salaries quoted 137 82 99
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £58,950 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows XP
Hertfordshire

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 23 July 2014.

Windows XP Salary Histogram in Watford

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (73.08%) Windows Vista
3 18 (69.23%) Microsoft
4 16 (61.54%) Windows 7
5 14 (53.85%) MS Exchange
6 13 (50.00%) MS Excel
7 12 (46.15%) Active Directory
8 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (38.46%) Citrix
10 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (26.92%) LAN
11 6 (23.08%) Terminal Services
12 5 (19.23%) SAN
12 5 (19.23%) MS Office
13 4 (15.38%) EPoS
13 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
13 4 (15.38%) ISEB
13 4 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
13 4 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 4 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
13 4 (15.38%) Integration Testing
13 4 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
14 3 (11.54%) Test Management
14 3 (11.54%) Test Scripting
14 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
14 3 (11.54%) Test Strategy
14 3 (11.54%) Incident Management
14 3 (11.54%) DNS
14 3 (11.54%) WAN
14 3 (11.54%) DHCP

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 14 (53.85%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.85%) IBM Notes
4 1 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.85%) CMS
4 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 13 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (19.23%) MS Office
3 1 (3.85%) MS Project
3 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.85%) Fireworks
3 1 (3.85%) AutoCAD
3 1 (3.85%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) LAN
2 5 (19.23%) SAN
3 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
4 3 (11.54%) DNS
4 3 (11.54%) WAN
4 3 (11.54%) DHCP
5 1 (3.85%) HTTP
5 1 (3.85%) SSL
5 1 (3.85%) VPN
5 1 (3.85%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) MySQL
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (3.85%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (3.85%) Subversion
1 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Support Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) 2nd Line Support
2 7 (26.92%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Test Manager
4 2 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (7.69%) Service Desk Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Service Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Test Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Development Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Systems Support
5 1 (3.85%) Field Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Web Development Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Citrix Support
5 1 (3.85%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) HTML
1 1 (3.85%) .NET
1 1 (3.85%) ADO.NET
1 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.85%) CSS
1 1 (3.85%) Web Services
1 1 (3.85%) XML
1 1 (3.85%) Flash
1 1 (3.85%) XHTML
1 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
1 1 (3.85%) WCF
1 1 (3.85%) jQuery
1 1 (3.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) EPoS
2 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (73.08%) Windows Vista
3 16 (61.54%) Windows 7
4 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (7.69%) Mac OS X
6 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (7.69%) Linux
6 2 (7.69%) Windows 2000
7 1 (3.85%) Windows NT
7 1 (3.85%) NetWare
7 1 (3.85%) SUSE
7 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (15.38%) Integration Testing
2 3 (11.54%) Test Management
2 3 (11.54%) Test Scripting
2 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (11.54%) Test Strategy
2 3 (11.54%) Incident Management
3 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.85%) ITIL V2
4 1 (3.85%) Web Development
4 1 (3.85%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.85%) ITIL
4 1 (3.85%) Data Modelling
4 1 (3.85%) Service Management
4 1 (3.85%) MVC
4 1 (3.85%) Scrum
4 1 (3.85%) TDD
4 1 (3.85%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) C#
1 1 (3.85%) Java
1 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.85%) SQL
1 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
1 1 (3.85%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) ISEB
1 4 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.85%) MCITP
3 1 (3.85%) Degree
3 1 (3.85%) MCP
3 1 (3.85%) MCSE
3 1 (3.85%) MCSA
System Software
1 12 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 6 (23.08%) Terminal Services
3 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.85%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (3.85%) ARCserve
2 1 (3.85%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 18 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 10 (38.46%) Citrix
3 3 (11.54%) SAP
4 2 (7.69%) Dell
4 2 (7.69%) Google
5 1 (3.85%) SonicWALL
5 1 (3.85%) Twitter
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco
5 1 (3.85%) Adobe
5 1 (3.85%) Macromedia
5 1 (3.85%) HP
5 1 (3.85%) Juniper
5 1 (3.85%) NetApp
5 1 (3.85%) Novell
5 1 (3.85%) Lotus
5 1 (3.85%) Symantec
5 1 (3.85%) McAfee
5 1 (3.85%) VMware