The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 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 Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 95 93 123
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +30
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 25 26 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.46% 1.45% 0.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.90% 4.86% 3.42%
Number of salaries quoted 21 22 17
Average salary £23,500 £25,000 £20,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.00% +23.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,075 £15,250
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £38,550 £39,450
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £27,500 £26,500
% change year-on-year
-5.45% +3.77%
Operating Systems Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
424 535 614
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.75% 29.87% 27.71%
Number of salaries quoted 326 448 543
Average salary £33,000 £35,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.38% -6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows XP
North West

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 11 July 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 11 July 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 -13 14 £23,500 - 1
Knutsford +15 6 £35,000 +57.30%
Runcorn +2 1 - - 2
Windows XP
North West

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 57 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (57.89%) Microsoft
3 30 (52.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 27 (47.37%) Windows Server 2003
4 27 (47.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (43.86%) Windows 7
5 25 (43.86%) MS Exchange
6 24 (42.11%) MCSE
7 23 (40.35%) MCP
7 23 (40.35%) MS Office
7 23 (40.35%) Active Directory
8 20 (35.09%) MS Excel
8 20 (35.09%) Finance
9 19 (33.33%) VMware
9 19 (33.33%) ITIL
10 18 (31.58%) TCP/IP
11 17 (29.82%) MCSA
11 17 (29.82%) Windows Server 2012
12 16 (28.07%) Exchange Server 2007
13 15 (26.32%) VPN
14 14 (24.56%) Cisco
14 14 (24.56%) MCITP
15 13 (22.81%) DNS
15 13 (22.81%) DHCP
15 13 (22.81%) Linux
16 12 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
16 12 (21.05%) Windows 8
17 11 (19.30%) Windows 2000
17 11 (19.30%) SQL Server
17 11 (19.30%) CCNA

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 25 (43.86%) MS Exchange
2 16 (28.07%) Exchange Server 2007
3 9 (15.79%) IIS
4 8 (14.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (14.04%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (7.02%) SharePoint
7 3 (5.26%) Apache
7 3 (5.26%) Site Server
8 2 (3.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 23 (40.35%) MS Office
2 20 (35.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (31.58%) TCP/IP
2 15 (26.32%) VPN
3 13 (22.81%) DNS
3 13 (22.81%) DHCP
4 10 (17.54%) SAN
5 9 (15.79%) LAN
5 9 (15.79%) Firewall
6 8 (14.04%) WAN
7 3 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (3.51%) Wireless
8 2 (3.51%) NAS
8 2 (3.51%) Structured Cabling
9 1 (1.75%) Broadband
9 1 (1.75%) VoIP
9 1 (1.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.30%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.51%) MySQL
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) MSI
1 2 (3.51%) InstallShield
General
1 20 (35.09%) Finance
2 5 (8.77%) Back Office
2 5 (8.77%) Banking
3 3 (5.26%) Legal
4 1 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.75%) Retail
4 1 (1.75%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (26.32%) Support Engineer
2 14 (24.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (24.56%) IT Support
3 11 (19.30%) IT Support Engineer
4 9 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (12.28%) Analyst
5 7 (12.28%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 6 (10.53%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (10.53%) Support Analyst
7 5 (8.77%) Technical Support
7 5 (8.77%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (8.77%) Administrator
7 5 (8.77%) IT Administrator
7 5 (8.77%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 5 (8.77%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
8 4 (7.02%) Storage Engineer
9 3 (5.26%) Senior Support Engineer
9 3 (5.26%) Technical Engineer
9 3 (5.26%) Software Tester
9 3 (5.26%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.51%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) Replication
2 6 (10.53%) Blackberry
3 3 (5.26%) Kindle
4 2 (3.51%) Mobile Computing
4 2 (3.51%) iPhone
5 1 (1.75%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 57 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (47.37%) Windows Server 2003
2 27 (47.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (43.86%) Windows 7
4 17 (29.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (22.81%) Linux
6 12 (21.05%) Windows 8
7 11 (19.30%) Windows 2000
8 9 (15.79%) UNIX
9 8 (14.04%) AIX
10 7 (12.28%) Windows NT
10 7 (12.28%) zOS
10 7 (12.28%) MVS
11 4 (7.02%) Windows Mobile
11 4 (7.02%) Android
12 2 (3.51%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.33%) ITIL
2 10 (17.54%) Migration
3 8 (14.04%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (12.28%) Configuration Management
4 7 (12.28%) Performance Management
4 7 (12.28%) Data Migration
4 7 (12.28%) Capacity Management
5 4 (7.02%) Problem Management
6 3 (5.26%) Software Testing
6 3 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (1.75%) Logistics
7 1 (1.75%) Software Engineering
7 1 (1.75%) Change Management
7 1 (1.75%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.26%) SQL
2 1 (1.75%) Java
2 1 (1.75%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (52.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (42.11%) MCSE
3 23 (40.35%) MCP
4 17 (29.82%) MCSA
5 14 (24.56%) MCITP
6 11 (19.30%) CCNA
6 11 (19.30%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (14.04%) MCTS
8 6 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.75%) A+ Certification
9 1 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.75%) BC Cleared
9 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.54%) SLA
2 3 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (5.26%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (40.35%) Active Directory
2 12 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (15.79%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 3 (5.26%) VMware Server
5 2 (3.51%) XenApp
5 2 (3.51%) XenServer
5 2 (3.51%) vSphere
5 2 (3.51%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.75%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (12.28%) Tivoli
1 7 (12.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (3.51%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (3.51%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.75%) SCCM
Vendors
1 33 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 19 (33.33%) VMware
3 14 (24.56%) Cisco
4 9 (15.79%) HP
5 7 (12.28%) Citrix
6 5 (8.77%) Dell
7 3 (5.26%) Juniper
7 3 (5.26%) Oracle
7 3 (5.26%) ProCurve
7 3 (5.26%) Apple
8 2 (3.51%) Symantec
8 2 (3.51%) EMC
9 1 (1.75%) NetApp
9 1 (1.75%) McAfee
9 1 (1.75%) Sophos
9 1 (1.75%) Toshiba
9 1 (1.75%) SonicWALL
9 1 (1.75%) Draytek
Runcorn, Cheshire
networx
Salary: £Competitive Salary Dependent On Skill
Posted: 16 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £18k - 22k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Runcorn
Networx Recruitment
Salary: £Competitive salary dependant on skill
Posted: 9 days ago