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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 53 59 57
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 15 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.84% 0.55% 2.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.54% 1.49% 4.98%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 6
Average salary £27,500 £23,250 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.27% -27.34%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -
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
199 134 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 37.69% 36.81% 53.32%
Number of salaries quoted 134 93 108
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 27 August 2014.

Windows XP Salary Histogram in Watford

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (72.00%) MS Excel
3 17 (68.00%) Microsoft
3 17 (68.00%) Windows Vista
3 17 (68.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 15 (60.00%) MS Exchange
5 14 (56.00%) Windows 7
6 12 (48.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (36.00%) DNS
7 9 (36.00%) ITIL
8 8 (32.00%) MS Office
8 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (28.00%) VMware
9 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (28.00%) DHCP
9 7 (28.00%) TCP/IP
10 6 (24.00%) Degree
10 6 (24.00%) Finance
11 5 (20.00%) Manufacturing
11 5 (20.00%) VMware Workstation
11 5 (20.00%) Handset
11 5 (20.00%) Information Security
11 5 (20.00%) Retail
11 5 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (20.00%) Mathematics
11 5 (20.00%) VMS
11 5 (20.00%) Terminal Services
11 5 (20.00%) C
11 5 (20.00%) E-Commerce

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 15 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.00%) IBM Notes
3 1 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (4.00%) CMS
Applications
1 18 (72.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (32.00%) MS Office
3 1 (4.00%) MS Project
3 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.00%) Fireworks
3 1 (4.00%) AutoCAD
3 1 (4.00%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 9 (36.00%) DNS
2 7 (28.00%) TCP/IP
2 7 (28.00%) DHCP
3 4 (16.00%) LAN
3 4 (16.00%) SAN
4 2 (8.00%) Firewall
5 1 (4.00%) WAN
5 1 (4.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.00%) MySQL
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (4.00%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (4.00%) Subversion
1 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 5 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 7 (28.00%) Analyst
2 7 (28.00%) Support Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Support Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Test Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Service Desk Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) IT Support
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Development Manager
6 1 (4.00%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (4.00%) Service Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Service Desk Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Web Development Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Web Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) HTML
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
1 1 (4.00%) ADO.NET
1 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.00%) COM
1 1 (4.00%) CSS
1 1 (4.00%) Web Services
1 1 (4.00%) XML
1 1 (4.00%) Flash
1 1 (4.00%) XHTML
1 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (4.00%) WCF
1 1 (4.00%) jQuery
1 1 (4.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Handset
1 5 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (12.00%) EPoS
3 2 (8.00%) Thin Client
3 2 (8.00%) Fat Client
4 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (68.00%) Windows Vista
2 17 (68.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (56.00%) Windows 7
4 12 (48.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (20.00%) VMS
6 5 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (8.00%) Mac OS X
7 2 (8.00%) Linux
7 2 (8.00%) Windows 2000
8 1 (4.00%) Windows NT
8 1 (4.00%) NetWare
8 1 (4.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) ITIL
2 5 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 5 (20.00%) Information Security
3 3 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (12.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (12.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (8.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.00%) PRINCE
4 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.00%) Test Management
4 2 (8.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (4.00%) Performance Management
5 1 (4.00%) ITIL V2
5 1 (4.00%) TDD
5 1 (4.00%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.00%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (4.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) C
2 1 (4.00%) C#
2 1 (4.00%) Java
2 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (4.00%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (12.00%) ISEB
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.00%) MCITP
4 1 (4.00%) MCP
4 1 (4.00%) MCSE
4 1 (4.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (20.00%) Terminal Services
3 5 (20.00%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (8.00%) XenApp
4 2 (8.00%) XenServer
4 2 (8.00%) XenDesktop
4 2 (8.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.00%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 17 (68.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (28.00%) VMware
3 4 (16.00%) Citrix
4 3 (12.00%) Cisco
5 2 (8.00%) SAP
5 2 (8.00%) Altiris
5 2 (8.00%) Google
6 1 (4.00%) Twitter
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle
6 1 (4.00%) NetApp
6 1 (4.00%) Novell
6 1 (4.00%) Lotus
6 1 (4.00%) Adobe
6 1 (4.00%) Macromedia
6 1 (4.00%) HP
6 1 (4.00%) Dell