The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 36 34 27
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 1 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 0.67% 1.71% 1.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.00% 7.14% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 2
Average salary £19,500 £27,500 £21,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.09% +29.41%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -
Windows XP
Manchester

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

Operating Systems Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
10 42 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 6.67% 24.00% 27.48%
Number of salaries quoted 9 38 29
Average salary £19,000 £45,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-57.77% +87.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £32,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

Windows XP
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

Windows XP Salary Trend in Bolton

Windows XP
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bolton 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
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Law
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bolton 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%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (50.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft