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 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 95 100 105
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 32 24 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.68% 1.38% 1.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.20% 5.49% 6.05%
Number of salaries quoted 24 16 30
Average salary £23,250 £26,750 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.08% +21.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £21,000 £14,500
10% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £39,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £26,000 £27,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -3.70%
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
516 437 496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 27.03% 25.22% 23.93%
Number of salaries quoted 462 368 438
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,500 £20,900
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £48,500 £51,000
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 24 November 2014.

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 24 November 2014. 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
Warrington +12 23 £23,500 -32.85%
Runcorn +5 5 £20,000 - 1
Crewe +7 1 £21,000 -14.28%
Knutsford -1 1 - -
Macclesfield - 1 £14,500 -
Windows XP
North West

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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 68 (100.00%) Windows
2 53 (77.94%) Windows 7
3 46 (67.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 42 (61.76%) Microsoft
5 34 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 33 (48.53%) MS Excel
7 32 (47.06%) Microsoft Certification
8 31 (45.59%) MCP
9 29 (42.65%) TCP/IP
10 28 (41.18%) Active Directory
10 28 (41.18%) MCSE
11 27 (39.71%) MCSA
11 27 (39.71%) Linux
11 27 (39.71%) Windows Server 2012
12 26 (38.24%) UNIX
13 23 (33.82%) MS Exchange
13 23 (33.82%) MCITP
14 22 (32.35%) DNS
14 22 (32.35%) DHCP
15 21 (30.88%) VPN
15 21 (30.88%) MS Office
15 21 (30.88%) Exchange Server 2007
15 21 (30.88%) VMware
16 19 (27.94%) Hyper-V
17 17 (25.00%) MCTS
18 16 (23.53%) LAN
18 16 (23.53%) WAN
19 14 (20.59%) ISEB
19 14 (20.59%) LoadRunner
19 14 (20.59%) ISTQB

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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 23 (33.82%) MS Exchange
2 21 (30.88%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.88%) IIS
4 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 33 (48.53%) MS Excel
2 21 (30.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (42.65%) TCP/IP
2 22 (32.35%) DHCP
2 22 (32.35%) DNS
3 21 (30.88%) VPN
4 16 (23.53%) LAN
4 16 (23.53%) WAN
5 8 (11.76%) SAN
6 4 (5.88%) NAS
7 3 (4.41%) Broadband
8 2 (2.94%) Internet
8 2 (2.94%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.47%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (20.59%) LoadRunner
2 12 (17.65%) QuickTest Pro
3 9 (13.24%) SilkPerformer
General
1 6 (8.82%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (7.35%) Finance
2 5 (7.35%) Retail
3 2 (2.94%) Back Office
3 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.47%) Legal
4 1 (1.47%) French Language
Job Titles
1 17 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 17 (25.00%) IT Support
2 14 (20.59%) IT Support Engineer
3 13 (19.12%) Analyst
4 10 (14.71%) 2nd Line Support
5 9 (13.24%) Test Manager
6 7 (10.29%) Support Technician
6 7 (10.29%) Support Analyst
6 7 (10.29%) 1st Line Support
7 6 (8.82%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 6 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (8.82%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 5 (7.35%) Performance Analyst
8 5 (7.35%) Performance Test Analyst
8 5 (7.35%) Test Analyst
9 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 3 (4.41%) Help Desk Technician
10 3 (4.41%) Desktop Support Technician
10 3 (4.41%) Senior Support Engineer
10 3 (4.41%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.47%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.82%) EPoS
1 6 (8.82%) User Experience
2 3 (4.41%) Thin Client
2 3 (4.41%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.47%) iPhone
3 1 (1.47%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 68 (100.00%) Windows
2 53 (77.94%) Windows 7
3 46 (67.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 34 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 27 (39.71%) Linux
5 27 (39.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (38.24%) UNIX
7 12 (17.65%) Windows 8
8 3 (4.41%) Windows Vista
9 2 (2.94%) Solaris
10 1 (1.47%) AIX
10 1 (1.47%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (13.24%) ITIL
1 9 (13.24%) Test Management
1 9 (13.24%) Test Strategy
2 8 (11.76%) Migration
3 7 (10.29%) Regression Testing
3 7 (10.29%) Test Automation
4 6 (8.82%) Incident Management
5 5 (7.35%) Test Scripting
6 3 (4.41%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.94%) Validation
7 2 (2.94%) Non-Functional Testing
8 1 (1.47%) Mentoring
8 1 (1.47%) Change Management
8 1 (1.47%) Time Management
8 1 (1.47%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.71%) SQL
2 4 (5.88%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (47.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (45.59%) MCP
3 28 (41.18%) MCSE
4 27 (39.71%) MCSA
5 23 (33.82%) MCITP
6 17 (25.00%) MCTS
7 14 (20.59%) ISTQB
7 14 (20.59%) ISEB
8 12 (17.65%) Security Cleared
9 10 (14.71%) SC Cleared
10 7 (10.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 6 (8.82%) MCDST
12 3 (4.41%) Degree
12 3 (4.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (4.41%) HND
13 1 (1.47%) CCNA
13 1 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (1.47%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.94%) SLA
3 1 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 28 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 19 (27.94%) Hyper-V
3 9 (13.24%) VMware ESX
3 9 (13.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (5.88%) XenApp
5 3 (4.41%) Terminal Services
6 2 (2.94%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (2.94%) XenServer
6 2 (2.94%) vSphere
7 1 (1.47%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (20.59%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.47%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.47%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 42 (61.76%) Microsoft
2 21 (30.88%) VMware
3 10 (14.71%) Citrix
4 9 (13.24%) HP
5 8 (11.76%) Dell
6 7 (10.29%) Oracle
7 5 (7.35%) Cisco
8 4 (5.88%) EMC
8 4 (5.88%) Apple
9 3 (4.41%) ProCurve
9 3 (4.41%) Juniper
9 3 (4.41%) NetApp
10 2 (2.94%) Sophos
10 2 (2.94%) Fujitsu
11 1 (1.47%) SonicWALL
11 1 (1.47%) Symantec
Runcorn, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: 18000-20000 Per Annum 20k Basic + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago