The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows XP
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 126 111 105
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 5 15 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.26% 0.82% 1.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.46% 4.18% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 5 15 19
Median salary £22,000 £35,000 £26,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-37.14% +30.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,400 £20,800 £18,400
10% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £40,000 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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

Operating Systems Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
343 359 483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.86% 19.69% 26.18%
Number of salaries quoted 286 308 444
Median salary £37,500 £37,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +13.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing Windows XP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Windows XP
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Windows XP Salary Trend in Birmingham

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT jobs citing Windows XP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 7 (58.33%) MS Exchange
3 6 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (41.67%) Hyper-V
4 5 (41.67%) XenApp
4 5 (41.67%) Windows 8
4 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (41.67%) SLA
4 5 (41.67%) VMware
4 5 (41.67%) MS Office
4 5 (41.67%) Citrix
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
5 4 (33.33%) VMware ESX
5 4 (33.33%) Firewall
5 4 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
5 4 (33.33%) VLAN
5 4 (33.33%) SonicWALL
5 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (25.00%) iPad
6 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (25.00%) Law
6 3 (25.00%) Legal
6 3 (25.00%) Service Management
6 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (16.67%) Internet
7 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 7 (58.33%) MS Exchange
2 6 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
1 1 (8.33%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Firewall
1 4 (33.33%) VLAN
1 4 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (16.67%) Internet
3 1 (8.33%) ADSL
3 1 (8.33%) Intranet
3 1 (8.33%) ISDN
3 1 (8.33%) PSTN
3 1 (8.33%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (8.33%) Wireless
General
1 3 (25.00%) Law
1 3 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) IT Support
2 6 (50.00%) Analyst
2 6 (50.00%) Support Analyst
3 5 (41.67%) IT Analyst
3 5 (41.67%) IT Support Analyst
4 4 (33.33%) Service Desk Engineer
5 3 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (25.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (16.67%) IT Engineer
6 2 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
7 1 (8.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (8.33%) Customer Support Engineer
7 1 (8.33%) Server Analyst
7 1 (8.33%) Server Support Analyst
7 1 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
7 1 (8.33%) Windows Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (25.00%) iPad
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (41.67%) Windows 8
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
4 4 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (8.33%) CRM
2 1 (8.33%) Data Management
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (8.33%) Software Distribution
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (41.67%) Hyper-V
2 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (41.67%) XenApp
3 4 (33.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) DameWare
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) Citrix
2 5 (41.67%) VMware
3 4 (33.33%) SonicWALL
4 1 (8.33%) Altiris
4 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com