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 7 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 88 95 85
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -10
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 33 32 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.97% 1.75% 2.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.82% 7.05% 7.68%
Number of salaries quoted 25 27 39
Average salary £23,000 £30,000 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.33% +22.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £24,400 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,400 £37,500 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,000 £25,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -7.27%
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
374 454 547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 22.37% 24.77% 30.19%
Number of salaries quoted 299 337 439
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 7 May 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 7 May 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 - 13 £22,000 -
Runcorn +7 8 £21,000 -17.64% 1
Warrington +9 4 £23,500 -37.33%
Knutsford -7 3 £22,000 -37.14% 1
Wilmslow -2 2 £40,750 +35.83%
Windows XP
North West

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 54 (100.00%) Windows
2 37 (68.52%) Active Directory
3 24 (44.44%) Windows 7
4 20 (37.04%) VPN
5 19 (35.19%) Microsoft
5 19 (35.19%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (33.33%) MS Excel
7 17 (31.48%) MS Office
7 17 (31.48%) ITIL
8 14 (25.93%) DNS
8 14 (25.93%) DHCP
9 13 (24.07%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (24.07%) Citrix
9 13 (24.07%) VMware
10 12 (22.22%) MCSE
10 12 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (20.37%) MCSA
11 11 (20.37%) Incident Management
12 10 (18.52%) Terminal Server
12 10 (18.52%) Windows 2000 Server
13 9 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
13 9 (16.67%) ITIL V3
13 9 (16.67%) TCP/IP
13 9 (16.67%) SLA
13 9 (16.67%) MS Exchange
13 9 (16.67%) MCITP
13 9 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
13 9 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
13 9 (16.67%) Finance
14 8 (14.81%) Business Continuity

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 9 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 6 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 18 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 17 (31.48%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 20 (37.04%) VPN
2 14 (25.93%) DNS
2 14 (25.93%) DHCP
3 9 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 7 (12.96%) Wireless
4 7 (12.96%) VLAN
5 5 (9.26%) LAN
5 5 (9.26%) VoIP
5 5 (9.26%) WAN
5 5 (9.26%) DMZ
5 5 (9.26%) Firewall
6 4 (7.41%) SAN
7 2 (3.70%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.85%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.85%) Subversion
General
1 9 (16.67%) Finance
2 6 (11.11%) Retail
2 6 (11.11%) Financial Institution
3 3 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.85%) Legal
4 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.85%) French Language
Job Titles
1 22 (40.74%) Analyst
2 17 (31.48%) Service Analyst
2 17 (31.48%) Service Desk Analyst
3 12 (22.22%) Support Engineer
4 9 (16.67%) IT Support
4 9 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
5 7 (12.96%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 7 (12.96%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (9.26%) Support Technician
6 5 (9.26%) Support Analyst
6 5 (9.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) IT Support Technician
7 4 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (7.41%) Desktop Support
8 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) IT Support Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Support Team Leader
8 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Desktop Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) WSDL
1 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.85%) Web Services
1 1 (1.85%) XML
1 1 (1.85%) HTML
1 1 (1.85%) .NET
1 1 (1.85%) jQuery
1 1 (1.85%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.56%) User Experience
2 3 (5.56%) EPoS
2 3 (5.56%) Thin Client
2 3 (5.56%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 54 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 19 (35.19%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (18.52%) Windows 2000 Server
6 9 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (14.81%) Windows 8
8 5 (9.26%) Apple iOS
8 5 (9.26%) Android
9 3 (5.56%) Linux
9 3 (5.56%) Windows Vista
10 2 (3.70%) UNIX
11 1 (1.85%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.85%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (31.48%) ITIL
2 11 (20.37%) Incident Management
3 9 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 9 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (14.81%) Business Continuity
5 7 (12.96%) Risk Management
6 6 (11.11%) Customer Engagement
7 4 (7.41%) Line Management
8 2 (3.70%) Information Security
8 2 (3.70%) Process Management
8 2 (3.70%) Coaching
9 1 (1.85%) Waterfall
9 1 (1.85%) Mentoring
9 1 (1.85%) OOP
9 1 (1.85%) OO
9 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2
9 1 (1.85%) Service Delivery
9 1 (1.85%) Service Management
9 1 (1.85%) Programme Management
9 1 (1.85%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.26%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.85%) FoxPro (VFP)
2 1 (1.85%) C
2 1 (1.85%) C++
2 1 (1.85%) Java
2 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.85%) SQL
2 1 (1.85%) VB.NET
2 1 (1.85%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 13 (24.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (22.22%) MCSE
3 11 (20.37%) MCSA
4 9 (16.67%) MCITP
5 8 (14.81%) MCP
6 5 (9.26%) MCTS
7 4 (7.41%) Degree
7 4 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (7.41%) CCNA
8 3 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (5.56%) HND
8 3 (5.56%) MCDST
8 3 (5.56%) SC Cleared
8 3 (5.56%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (68.52%) Active Directory
2 10 (18.52%) Terminal Server
3 9 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (9.26%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.85%) vSphere
5 1 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.85%) XenApp
5 1 (1.85%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) SCCM
1 2 (3.70%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.85%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.85%) SCOM
2 1 (1.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (35.19%) Microsoft
2 13 (24.07%) Citrix
2 13 (24.07%) VMware
3 7 (12.96%) Cisco
4 5 (9.26%) Oracle
4 5 (9.26%) Avaya
4 5 (9.26%) Juniper
4 5 (9.26%) Symantec
5 4 (7.41%) HP
6 3 (5.56%) Dell
7 2 (3.70%) Sophos
8 1 (1.85%) EMC
8 1 (1.85%) Apple
8 1 (1.85%) ProCurve
8 1 (1.85%) SonicWALL
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