Period
to 20 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for Windows XP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows XP over the 6 months to 20 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows XP
England > South West
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 302 314 276
Rank change year-on-year +12 -38 +26
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 21 24 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.22% 0.24% 0.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.82% 0.89% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 19 23 54
South West median annual salary £45,000 £26,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +73.08% -13.33% +11.11%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £50,500 £37,750 £35,000
England median annual salary £30,000 £26,500 £26,000
% change year-on-year +13.21% +1.92% -3.70%

Windows XP is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 2,576 2,691 2,658
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 26.59% 26.70% 25.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2,007 2,178 2,294
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.11% -1.33%
10th Percentile £24,500 £22,750 £21,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Windows XP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Windows XP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Windows XP in the South West

Windows XP
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Windows XP in the South West

Windows XP
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows XP in the South West over the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Windows XP in the South West

Windows XP
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the South West region over the 6 months to 20 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dorset +18 12 £45,000 +80.00%
Gloucestershire - 8 £30,000 - 2
Devon - 1 - -
Windows XP
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, IT jobs citing Windows XP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (80.95%) Windows 10
3 14 (66.67%) Windows 7
4 13 (61.90%) Degree
4 13 (61.90%) C
5 12 (57.14%) C++
5 12 (57.14%) VB
5 12 (57.14%) Linux
5 12 (57.14%) HNC
5 12 (57.14%) Software Engineering
5 12 (57.14%) Electronics
5 12 (57.14%) Performance Measurement
6 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
6 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 6 (28.57%) MS Exchange
8 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
9 5 (23.81%) Office 365
9 5 (23.81%) Firewall
10 4 (19.05%) Wireless
10 4 (19.05%) Mathematics
10 4 (19.05%) ADSL
11 3 (14.29%) DHCP
11 3 (14.29%) DNS
11 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
12 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
12 2 (9.52%) HP
13 1 (4.76%) EMC
13 1 (4.76%) SAN
13 1 (4.76%) Veritas

Windows XP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) Apache
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (4.76%) IIS
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) Firewall
2 4 (19.05%) ADSL
2 4 (19.05%) Wireless
3 3 (14.29%) DHCP
3 3 (14.29%) DNS
4 1 (4.76%) Internet
4 1 (4.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) MS Access
General
1 12 (57.14%) Electronics
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.76%) Military
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Software Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Field Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) IT Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Field Service Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Junior
5 1 (4.76%) Junior Field Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Service Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Windows SharePoint Services
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (80.95%) Windows 10
3 14 (66.67%) Windows 7
4 12 (57.14%) Linux
5 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
7 1 (4.76%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Performance Measurement
1 12 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 4 (19.05%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
3 1 (4.76%) Demand Management
3 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
3 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (4.76%) IT Strategy
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL
3 1 (4.76%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
3 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
3 1 (4.76%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.76%) Service Management
3 1 (4.76%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) C
2 12 (57.14%) C++
2 12 (57.14%) VB
3 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (61.90%) Degree
2 12 (57.14%) HNC
3 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.76%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (4.76%) NetBackup
1 1 (4.76%) Netcool
1 1 (4.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (4.76%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) HP
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco
3 1 (4.76%) EMC
3 1 (4.76%) Meridio
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) Veritas