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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 95 94 104
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 38 28 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.90% 1.72% 1.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.31% 7.14% 6.26%
Number of salaries quoted 23 19 28
Average salary £23,500 £36,250 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.17% +51.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £22,750 £14,500
10% offered a salary of more than £31,900 £50,000 £38,250
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-5.66% -3.63%
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
520 392 495
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 26.07% 24.05% 24.55%
Number of salaries quoted 441 332 423
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £64,000 £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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +10 29 £23,500 -35.17% 2
Runcorn +6 5 £21,000 -
Wilmslow - 2 £34,000 -
Macclesfield +5 1 £14,500 -71.00%
Knutsford -11 1 - -
Windows XP
North West

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 64 (100.00%) Windows
2 49 (76.56%) Windows 7
3 48 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 41 (64.06%) Microsoft
5 40 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 33 (51.56%) MS Excel
7 30 (46.88%) TCP/IP
8 28 (43.75%) Linux
8 28 (43.75%) MCP
9 26 (40.63%) UNIX
9 26 (40.63%) MS Exchange
9 26 (40.63%) Active Directory
9 26 (40.63%) Microsoft Certification
10 23 (35.94%) Windows Server 2012
11 22 (34.38%) MS Office
11 22 (34.38%) MCSE
12 21 (32.81%) DNS
12 21 (32.81%) DHCP
13 20 (31.25%) VPN
13 20 (31.25%) MCSA
13 20 (31.25%) VMware
14 19 (29.69%) Exchange Server 2007
14 19 (29.69%) MCITP
14 19 (29.69%) Hyper-V
15 17 (26.56%) MCTS
16 14 (21.88%) HP Quality Center
16 14 (21.88%) ISTQB
16 14 (21.88%) ISEB
16 14 (21.88%) LoadRunner
17 13 (20.31%) LAN

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 26 (40.63%) MS Exchange
2 19 (29.69%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (6.25%) IIS
4 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 33 (51.56%) MS Excel
2 22 (34.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (46.88%) TCP/IP
2 21 (32.81%) DNS
2 21 (32.81%) DHCP
3 20 (31.25%) VPN
4 13 (20.31%) LAN
4 13 (20.31%) WAN
5 7 (10.94%) SAN
6 4 (6.25%) NAS
7 3 (4.69%) Broadband
7 3 (4.69%) Firewall
8 2 (3.13%) Internet
9 1 (1.56%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (21.88%) LoadRunner
2 12 (18.75%) QuickTest Pro
3 9 (14.06%) SilkPerformer
General
1 6 (9.38%) Finance
2 5 (7.81%) Retail
3 3 (4.69%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (3.13%) Back Office
4 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 16 (25.00%) IT Support
2 14 (21.88%) IT Support Engineer
3 9 (14.06%) Test Manager
3 9 (14.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 8 (12.50%) Support Technician
4 8 (12.50%) Analyst
5 7 (10.94%) 1st Line Support
5 7 (10.94%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) Test Analyst
6 5 (7.81%) Performance Test Analyst
6 5 (7.81%) Performance Analyst
7 4 (6.25%) 1st Line Support Technician
8 3 (4.69%) Senior IT Support
8 3 (4.69%) Help Desk Support Technician
8 3 (4.69%) Desktop Technician
8 3 (4.69%) Desktop Support
8 3 (4.69%) 2nd Line Support Technician
8 3 (4.69%) Help Desk Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.69%) EPoS
2 2 (3.13%) User Experience
2 2 (3.13%) Kindle
3 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.56%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.56%) iPhone
3 1 (1.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 64 (100.00%) Windows
2 49 (76.56%) Windows 7
3 48 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 40 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 28 (43.75%) Linux
6 26 (40.63%) UNIX
7 23 (35.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (15.63%) Windows 8
9 4 (6.25%) Windows 2000
10 2 (3.13%) AIX
10 2 (3.13%) Solaris
11 1 (1.56%) Windows NT
11 1 (1.56%) MVS
11 1 (1.56%) zOS
11 1 (1.56%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (1.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (14.06%) Test Strategy
1 9 (14.06%) Test Management
1 9 (14.06%) Migration
2 8 (12.50%) ITIL
3 7 (10.94%) Test Automation
3 7 (10.94%) Regression Testing
4 5 (7.81%) Test Scripting
5 4 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.13%) Validation
6 2 (3.13%) Incident Management
6 2 (3.13%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (1.56%) Capacity Management
7 1 (1.56%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.56%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.56%) Problem Management
7 1 (1.56%) Performance Management
7 1 (1.56%) Data Migration
7 1 (1.56%) Change Management
7 1 (1.56%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.63%) SQL
2 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
2 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 28 (43.75%) MCP
2 26 (40.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (34.38%) MCSE
4 20 (31.25%) MCSA
5 19 (29.69%) MCITP
6 17 (26.56%) MCTS
7 14 (21.88%) ISTQB
7 14 (21.88%) ISEB
8 8 (12.50%) Security Cleared
9 7 (10.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 6 (9.38%) SC Cleared
11 2 (3.13%) MCDST
11 2 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (3.13%) CCNA
12 1 (1.56%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) SLA
1 3 (4.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (3.13%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (40.63%) Active Directory
2 19 (29.69%) Hyper-V
3 9 (14.06%) VMware ESX
4 7 (10.94%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (4.69%) Terminal Services
5 3 (4.69%) XenApp
6 2 (3.13%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (3.13%) XenServer
6 2 (3.13%) vSphere
7 1 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (21.88%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.56%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 41 (64.06%) Microsoft
2 20 (31.25%) VMware
3 10 (15.63%) Citrix
4 9 (14.06%) HP
5 8 (12.50%) Dell
6 7 (10.94%) Oracle
7 6 (9.38%) Cisco
8 4 (6.25%) EMC
9 3 (4.69%) NetApp
9 3 (4.69%) Apple
9 3 (4.69%) Juniper
9 3 (4.69%) ProCurve
10 2 (3.13%) Fujitsu
11 1 (1.56%) Sophos
11 1 (1.56%) SonicWALL
11 1 (1.56%) Draytek
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