The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 56 69 25
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -44
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 40 23 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 3.31% 2.32% 7.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.49% 8.75% 20.39%
Number of salaries quoted 38 23 91
Average salary £23,250 £25,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.00% -28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,350 £20,200 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £27,500 £27,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +1.85%
Windows XP
South West

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

Operating Systems Category
Wiltshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
348 263 456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 28.81% 26.51% 36.98%
Number of salaries quoted 291 226 398
Average salary £29,500 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.23% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Windows XP
Salary Trend in Wiltshire

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

Windows XP Salary Trend in Wiltshire

Windows XP
Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Windows XP Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

Windows XP
Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon -2 12 £24,750 +1.02%
Chippenham -21 8 £23,000 -8.00%
Trowbridge - 4 £23,500 -
Malmesbury - 2 £23,500 -
Marlborough - 1 £24,000 -
Salisbury - 1 £24,750 -
Windows XP
South West

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Wiltshire 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 62 (100.00%) Windows
2 47 (75.81%) Microsoft
3 45 (72.58%) Active Directory
4 43 (69.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 35 (56.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 32 (51.61%) MS Office
7 23 (37.10%) Citrix
8 22 (35.48%) MS Excel
9 21 (33.87%) ITIL
10 19 (30.65%) VPN
10 19 (30.65%) Firewall
11 17 (27.42%) SLA
12 16 (25.81%) MS Exchange
12 16 (25.81%) SQL
12 16 (25.81%) TCP/IP
13 15 (24.19%) Service Management
13 15 (24.19%) Windows Vista
14 14 (22.58%) Windows 7
14 14 (22.58%) MS PowerPoint
14 14 (22.58%) Windows 8
15 13 (20.97%) VMware
15 13 (20.97%) HP
16 12 (19.35%) SQL Server
16 12 (19.35%) Risk Management
16 12 (19.35%) PowerShell
16 12 (19.35%) Change Control
17 11 (17.74%) Cisco
17 11 (17.74%) DNS
17 11 (17.74%) DHCP
17 11 (17.74%) Microsoft Certification

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Wiltshire 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 (25.81%) MS Exchange
2 9 (14.52%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (9.68%) Lync
4 5 (8.06%) IBM Notes
5 4 (6.45%) IIS
6 3 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 32 (51.61%) MS Office
2 22 (35.48%) MS Excel
3 14 (22.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.23%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 19 (30.65%) VPN
1 19 (30.65%) Firewall
2 16 (25.81%) TCP/IP
3 11 (17.74%) DNS
3 11 (17.74%) DHCP
4 9 (14.52%) Ethernet
5 7 (11.29%) Wireless
6 4 (6.45%) LAN
6 4 (6.45%) VoIP
6 4 (6.45%) WAN
7 2 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (3.23%) Bluetooth
7 2 (3.23%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.35%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.06%) Relational Database
2 5 (8.06%) RDBMS
2 5 (8.06%) Ingres
2 5 (8.06%) MySQL
3 4 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (6.45%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 3 (4.84%) Local Government
2 2 (3.23%) Back Office
2 2 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (33.87%) Analyst
2 18 (29.03%) Support Engineer
2 18 (29.03%) 2nd Line Support
3 15 (24.19%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 14 (22.58%) Help Desk Support
5 13 (20.97%) Service Analyst
5 13 (20.97%) Service Desk Analyst
6 10 (16.13%) Server Engineer
6 10 (16.13%) Help Desk Engineer
6 10 (16.13%) Help Desk Support Engineer
7 7 (11.29%) Server Support
7 7 (11.29%) Support Analyst
8 6 (9.68%) Applications Support
9 5 (8.06%) Technical Support
9 5 (8.06%) Server Analyst
10 4 (6.45%) Server Support Analyst
10 4 (6.45%) IT Support
11 3 (4.84%) Server Support Engineer
12 2 (3.23%) Help Desk Support Technician
12 2 (3.23%) Help Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.45%) XML
1 4 (6.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.90%) Blackberry
2 6 (9.68%) PDA
3 3 (4.84%) iPhone
3 3 (4.84%) iPad
4 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.23%) RMADS
5 1 (1.61%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 62 (100.00%) Windows
2 43 (69.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 35 (56.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (24.19%) Windows Vista
5 14 (22.58%) Windows 7
5 14 (22.58%) Windows 8
6 6 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (8.06%) Linux
7 5 (8.06%) UNIX
8 3 (4.84%) Windows 2000
9 2 (3.23%) Apple iOS
9 2 (3.23%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.61%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (33.87%) ITIL
2 15 (24.19%) Service Management
3 12 (19.35%) Risk Management
3 12 (19.35%) Change Control
4 9 (14.52%) Service Delivery
5 6 (9.68%) CAD
6 5 (8.06%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (6.45%) Load Balancing
8 3 (4.84%) Time Management
8 3 (4.84%) Migration
9 2 (3.23%) Software Deployment
9 2 (3.23%) ITSM
9 2 (3.23%) Information Security
9 2 (3.23%) Incident Management
9 2 (3.23%) Information Assurance
9 2 (3.23%) ERP
10 1 (1.61%) Change Management
10 1 (1.61%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (25.81%) SQL
2 12 (19.35%) PowerShell
3 5 (8.06%) Shell Script
4 3 (4.84%) VB
5 1 (1.61%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (17.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (14.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 7 (11.29%) Degree
4 5 (8.06%) MCSE
4 5 (8.06%) SC Cleared
4 5 (8.06%) Security Cleared
5 3 (4.84%) HND
6 1 (1.61%) MCSA
6 1 (1.61%) MCITP
6 1 (1.61%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (27.42%) SLA
2 2 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 45 (72.58%) Active Directory
2 10 (16.13%) XenApp
3 6 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (9.68%) MetaFrame
3 6 (9.68%) Terminal Services
3 6 (9.68%) UAG
4 5 (8.06%) Terminal Server
5 4 (6.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (4.84%) vSphere
6 3 (4.84%) XenDesktop
7 2 (3.23%) Hyper-V
7 2 (3.23%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 6 (9.68%) SCCM
1 6 (9.68%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (3.23%) Nessus
Vendors
1 47 (75.81%) Microsoft
2 23 (37.10%) Citrix
3 13 (20.97%) VMware
3 13 (20.97%) HP
4 11 (17.74%) Cisco
5 9 (14.52%) SonicWALL
5 9 (14.52%) Avaya
5 9 (14.52%) Dell
5 9 (14.52%) Apple
6 6 (9.68%) Symantec
7 5 (8.06%) Lotus
7 5 (8.06%) Oracle
8 1 (1.61%) SAP