The first table below looks at the demand for Windows XP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Blackpool region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 1 August 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 Blackpool region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank - 14 20
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 0 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool - 4.76% 1.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 7.41% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Average salary - £23,000 £16,277
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +41.30%
UK excluding London average salary £25,500 £28,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year
-8.92% +5.66%
Operating Systems Category
Blackpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
0 27 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool - 64.29% 12.31%
Number of salaries quoted 0 24 6
Average salary - £25,000 £16,277
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +53.59%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows XP
Lancashire

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Blackpool

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Blackpool

Windows XP
Salary Trend in Blackpool

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

Windows XP Salary Trend in Blackpool

Windows XP
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Blackpool

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Blackpool 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) SCOM
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Blackpool by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Blackpool 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 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Service Desk Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) IT Director
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) McAfee
1 1 (50.00%) VMware