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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 55 48 61
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +13
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 15 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.58% 2.00% 0.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.55% 4.70% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 15 7 2
Average salary £25,000 £32,500 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% +10.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,700 £30,900 £21,100
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £47,500 £37,900
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £26,500 £26,250
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +0.95%
Operating Systems Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
229 149 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 39.35% 42.57% 46.72%
Number of salaries quoted 189 123 107
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 £25,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
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 17 April 2014.

Windows XP Salary Histogram in Watford

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 20 (83.33%) Windows Vista
3 17 (70.83%) Citrix
4 16 (66.67%) MS Exchange
5 15 (62.50%) Terminal Services
6 9 (37.50%) Active Directory
7 5 (20.83%) MS Office
7 5 (20.83%) Windows 7
8 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
9 3 (12.50%) LAN
9 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
9 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (12.50%) Incident Management
10 2 (8.33%) Google
10 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (8.33%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (8.33%) Google Apps
10 2 (8.33%) Dell
10 2 (8.33%) Mac OS X
10 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (8.33%) Symantec
10 2 (8.33%) McAfee
10 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
10 2 (8.33%) DNS
10 2 (8.33%) WAN
10 2 (8.33%) DHCP
10 2 (8.33%) Windows 2000

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 16 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.17%) CMS
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.17%) IBM Notes
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Office
2 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.17%) Fireworks
3 1 (4.17%) AutoCAD
3 1 (4.17%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) LAN
1 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.33%) WAN
2 2 (8.33%) DHCP
2 2 (8.33%) DNS
3 1 (4.17%) SSL
3 1 (4.17%) SAN
3 1 (4.17%) Firewall
3 1 (4.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) MySQL
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (4.17%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (4.17%) Subversion
1 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Technical Engineer
2 2 (8.33%) Service Desk Engineer
2 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (4.17%) Service Analyst
3 1 (4.17%) Field Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (4.17%) Analyst
3 1 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) Development Manager
3 1 (4.17%) Systems Support
3 1 (4.17%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (4.17%) Web Development Manager
3 1 (4.17%) Citrix Support
3 1 (4.17%) Web Manager
3 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) HTML
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
1 1 (4.17%) ADO.NET
1 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.17%) CSS
1 1 (4.17%) Web Services
1 1 (4.17%) XML
1 1 (4.17%) Flash
1 1 (4.17%) XHTML
1 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
1 1 (4.17%) WCF
1 1 (4.17%) jQuery
1 1 (4.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (83.33%) Windows Vista
3 5 (20.83%) Windows 7
4 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (8.33%) Windows 2000
6 2 (8.33%) Mac OS X
7 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
7 1 (4.17%) Windows NT
7 1 (4.17%) Linux
7 1 (4.17%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.17%) MVC
3 1 (4.17%) Scrum
3 1 (4.17%) TDD
3 1 (4.17%) Asset Management
3 1 (4.17%) ITIL
3 1 (4.17%) Data Modelling
3 1 (4.17%) Service Management
3 1 (4.17%) Web Development
3 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
3 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (4.17%) Integration Testing
3 1 (4.17%) Test Management
3 1 (4.17%) Test Scripting
3 1 (4.17%) ITIL V2
3 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (4.17%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) C#
1 1 (4.17%) Java
1 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
1 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
1 1 (4.17%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) MCP
2 1 (4.17%) ISEB
System Software
1 15 (62.50%) Terminal Services
2 9 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (4.17%) NetBackup
2 1 (4.17%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 17 (70.83%) Citrix
3 2 (8.33%) Symantec
3 2 (8.33%) McAfee
3 2 (8.33%) Google
3 2 (8.33%) Dell
4 1 (4.17%) SonicWALL
4 1 (4.17%) Twitter
4 1 (4.17%) VMware
4 1 (4.17%) Juniper
4 1 (4.17%) Lotus
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle
4 1 (4.17%) SAP
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco
4 1 (4.17%) Adobe
4 1 (4.17%) Macromedia
4 1 (4.17%) HP
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