The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 89 91 95
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 28 28 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.61% 1.63% 1.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.22% 6.59% 6.34%
Number of salaries quoted 20 24 30
Average salary £23,250 £36,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.41% +60.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,800 £23,600 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £29,550 £42,500 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £25,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Windows XP
North 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 Cheshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
388 425 552
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 22.35% 24.74% 29.69%
Number of salaries quoted 323 339 439
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Windows XP
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Windows XP Salary Trend in Cheshire

Windows XP
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

Windows XP Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Windows XP
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015. 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
Crewe - 11 £22,000 -
Warrington +14 5 £23,500 -37.33%
Runcorn -1 3 £18,000 -25.77%
Wilmslow -6 2 £40,750 +35.83%
Knutsford -13 2 £22,125 - 1
Windows XP
North West

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 52 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (69.23%) Active Directory
3 25 (48.08%) Windows 7
4 22 (42.31%) Microsoft
5 21 (40.38%) VPN
6 20 (38.46%) MS Excel
7 19 (36.54%) Windows Server 2003
8 18 (34.62%) MS Office
9 17 (32.69%) Microsoft Certification
10 16 (30.77%) MCSE
10 16 (30.77%) DNS
10 16 (30.77%) DHCP
11 15 (28.85%) MCSA
11 15 (28.85%) Windows Server 2008
12 14 (26.92%) ITIL
13 13 (25.00%) Citrix
13 13 (25.00%) VMware
13 13 (25.00%) MCITP
14 12 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
14 12 (23.08%) MCP
14 12 (23.08%) MS Exchange
15 11 (21.15%) TCP/IP
16 10 (19.23%) Incident Management
17 9 (17.31%) Windows 8
17 9 (17.31%) VMware Infrastructure
18 8 (15.38%) Windows 2000 Server
18 8 (15.38%) ITIL V3
18 8 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
18 8 (15.38%) SLA
18 8 (15.38%) Terminal Server

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 12 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 6 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (38.46%) MS Excel
2 18 (34.62%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 21 (40.38%) VPN
2 16 (30.77%) DNS
2 16 (30.77%) DHCP
3 11 (21.15%) TCP/IP
4 7 (13.46%) Wireless
4 7 (13.46%) VLAN
5 5 (9.62%) Firewall
5 5 (9.62%) LAN
5 5 (9.62%) VoIP
5 5 (9.62%) WAN
5 5 (9.62%) DMZ
6 4 (7.69%) SAN
7 2 (3.85%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.92%) Broadband
8 1 (1.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.62%) SQL Server
1 5 (9.62%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (11.54%) Financial Institution
1 6 (11.54%) Finance
1 6 (11.54%) Retail
2 3 (5.77%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.92%) French Language
3 1 (1.92%) Legal
3 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (36.54%) Analyst
2 13 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 13 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 12 (23.08%) Support Engineer
4 11 (21.15%) IT Support
5 7 (13.46%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 7 (13.46%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (11.54%) Support Technician
6 6 (11.54%) Support Analyst
6 6 (11.54%) 1st Line Support
6 6 (11.54%) IT Support Technician
7 5 (9.62%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 5 (9.62%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 5 (9.62%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (9.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (7.69%) Desktop Support
9 3 (5.77%) Team Leader
9 3 (5.77%) Support Team Leader
9 3 (5.77%) IT Support Engineer
9 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) User Experience
2 3 (5.77%) EPoS
2 3 (5.77%) Thin Client
2 3 (5.77%) Fat Client
3 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 52 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (48.08%) Windows 7
3 19 (36.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (28.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (17.31%) Windows 8
7 8 (15.38%) Windows 2000 Server
8 5 (9.62%) Android
8 5 (9.62%) Apple iOS
9 4 (7.69%) UNIX
9 4 (7.69%) Linux
10 3 (5.77%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.92%) ITIL
2 10 (19.23%) Incident Management
3 8 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (15.38%) ITIL V3
4 7 (13.46%) Business Continuity
4 7 (13.46%) Risk Management
5 6 (11.54%) Customer Engagement
6 3 (5.77%) Line Management
7 2 (3.85%) Process Management
8 1 (1.92%) Migration
8 1 (1.92%) Project Planning
8 1 (1.92%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.92%) Time Management
8 1 (1.92%) Coaching
8 1 (1.92%) Information Security
8 1 (1.92%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.62%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (32.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (30.77%) MCSE
3 15 (28.85%) MCSA
4 13 (25.00%) MCITP
5 12 (23.08%) MCP
6 7 (13.46%) MCTS
7 5 (9.62%) MCDST
7 5 (9.62%) SC Cleared
7 5 (9.62%) Security Cleared
8 4 (7.69%) Degree
8 4 (7.69%) CCNA
8 4 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (5.77%) HND
9 3 (5.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 9 (17.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (15.38%) Terminal Server
4 7 (13.46%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.92%) XenApp
5 1 (1.92%) vSphere
5 1 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.92%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) Backup Exec
1 2 (3.85%) SCCM
2 1 (1.92%) SCOM
2 1 (1.92%) WSUS
2 1 (1.92%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 22 (42.31%) Microsoft
2 13 (25.00%) Citrix
2 13 (25.00%) VMware
3 7 (13.46%) Cisco
4 5 (9.62%) Oracle
4 5 (9.62%) Avaya
4 5 (9.62%) Juniper
5 4 (7.69%) Symantec
6 3 (5.77%) HP
7 2 (3.85%) Dell
7 2 (3.85%) Sophos
8 1 (1.92%) SonicWALL
8 1 (1.92%) ProCurve
8 1 (1.92%) EMC
8 1 (1.92%) Apple
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