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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 94 91 100
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +9
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 35 26 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.82% 1.57% 1.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.32% 5.71% 6.76%
Number of salaries quoted 19 21 31
Average salary £23,500 £25,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,075 £15,250
10% offered a salary of more than £32,800 £50,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £27,500 £27,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +1.85%
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
478 455 577
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.82% 27.54% 26.05%
Number of salaries quoted 372 395 484
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £21,600
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,250 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 0 23 £23,500 - 3
Runcorn +5 6 £21,000 -44.00% 3
Knutsford -6 4 £22,250 -41.83%
Wilmslow - 1 £34,000 - 1
Windows XP
North West

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 41 (64.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 38 (59.38%) Microsoft
3 38 (59.38%) Windows 7
4 37 (57.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 28 (43.75%) Active Directory
5 28 (43.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 27 (42.19%) MS Excel
6 27 (42.19%) MS Exchange
7 26 (40.63%) VMware
8 25 (39.06%) MS Office
9 23 (35.94%) MCP
9 23 (35.94%) TCP/IP
10 22 (34.38%) Linux
10 22 (34.38%) MCSE
11 20 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
12 19 (29.69%) VPN
13 18 (28.13%) UNIX
13 18 (28.13%) MCSA
13 18 (28.13%) Finance
14 17 (26.56%) SQL Server
14 17 (26.56%) DHCP
14 17 (26.56%) DNS
14 17 (26.56%) Exchange Server 2007
15 16 (25.00%) ITIL
16 15 (23.44%) LAN
16 15 (23.44%) MCITP
17 14 (21.88%) WAN
17 14 (21.88%) Hyper-V
18 13 (20.31%) VMware Infrastructure

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 27 (42.19%) MS Exchange
2 17 (26.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 10 (15.63%) IIS
4 8 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (6.25%) SharePoint
7 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (4.69%) Apache
7 3 (4.69%) Site Server
8 1 (1.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 27 (42.19%) MS Excel
2 25 (39.06%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (35.94%) TCP/IP
2 19 (29.69%) VPN
3 17 (26.56%) DNS
3 17 (26.56%) DHCP
4 15 (23.44%) LAN
5 14 (21.88%) WAN
6 9 (14.06%) Firewall
7 8 (12.50%) SAN
8 3 (4.69%) Broadband
8 3 (4.69%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (4.69%) NAS
9 2 (3.13%) Structured Cabling
10 1 (1.56%) iSCSI
10 1 (1.56%) VoIP
10 1 (1.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (26.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (4.69%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.13%) MySQL
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (15.63%) LoadRunner
2 8 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (9.38%) SilkPerformer
General
1 18 (28.13%) Finance
2 6 (9.38%) Back Office
3 5 (7.81%) Retail
4 3 (4.69%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (4.69%) Legal
5 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (25.00%) IT Support
2 15 (23.44%) Support Engineer
3 13 (20.31%) IT Support Engineer
4 12 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (12.50%) Analyst
6 7 (10.94%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 6 (9.38%) Test Manager
7 6 (9.38%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (9.38%) Administrator
8 5 (7.81%) IT Administrator
8 5 (7.81%) 1st Line Support
9 4 (6.25%) Performance Analyst
9 4 (6.25%) Performance Test Analyst
9 4 (6.25%) Test Analyst
10 3 (4.69%) Tester
10 3 (4.69%) Systems Engineer
10 3 (4.69%) Support Technician
10 3 (4.69%) Support Analyst
10 3 (4.69%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.69%) EPoS
1 3 (4.69%) Replication
1 3 (4.69%) Kindle
2 1 (1.56%) iPhone
2 1 (1.56%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 64 (100.00%) Windows
2 41 (64.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 38 (59.38%) Windows 7
4 37 (57.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 22 (34.38%) Linux
6 20 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (28.13%) UNIX
8 13 (20.31%) Windows 8
9 7 (10.94%) Windows 2000
10 4 (6.25%) AIX
11 3 (4.69%) Windows NT
11 3 (4.69%) zOS
11 3 (4.69%) MVS
12 2 (3.13%) Solaris
13 1 (1.56%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.00%) ITIL
2 10 (15.63%) Migration
3 9 (14.06%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (9.38%) Regression Testing
4 6 (9.38%) Test Management
4 6 (9.38%) Test Automation
4 6 (9.38%) Test Strategy
5 4 (6.25%) Test Scripting
6 3 (4.69%) Performance Management
6 3 (4.69%) Data Migration
6 3 (4.69%) Capacity Management
6 3 (4.69%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (4.69%) Configuration Management
6 3 (4.69%) Software Testing
6 3 (4.69%) Problem Management
7 2 (3.13%) Validation
7 2 (3.13%) Non-Functional Testing
8 1 (1.56%) Logistics
8 1 (1.56%) Change Management
8 1 (1.56%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.06%) SQL
2 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
2 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 28 (43.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (35.94%) MCP
3 22 (34.38%) MCSE
4 18 (28.13%) MCSA
5 15 (23.44%) MCITP
6 12 (18.75%) MCTS
7 10 (15.63%) ISTQB
7 10 (15.63%) ISEB
8 7 (10.94%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (10.94%) CCNA
8 7 (10.94%) Security Cleared
9 6 (9.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (6.25%) SC Cleared
11 3 (4.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (1.56%) BC Cleared
12 1 (1.56%) A+ Certification
12 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.63%) SLA
2 3 (4.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (4.69%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 28 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 14 (21.88%) Hyper-V
3 13 (20.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (9.38%) VMware ESX
5 3 (4.69%) Terminal Services
5 3 (4.69%) XenApp
5 3 (4.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (4.69%) VMware Server
6 2 (3.13%) vSphere
6 2 (3.13%) XenServer
6 2 (3.13%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (1.56%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (15.63%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (4.69%) Tivoli
2 3 (4.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (3.13%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 38 (59.38%) Microsoft
2 26 (40.63%) VMware
3 12 (18.75%) HP
4 11 (17.19%) Cisco
5 10 (15.63%) Citrix
6 8 (12.50%) Oracle
7 7 (10.94%) Dell
8 3 (4.69%) EMC
8 3 (4.69%) Juniper
8 3 (4.69%) NetApp
8 3 (4.69%) Apple
8 3 (4.69%) ProCurve
9 2 (3.13%) Symantec
9 2 (3.13%) Fujitsu
10 1 (1.56%) SonicWALL
10 1 (1.56%) Draytek
10 1 (1.56%) McAfee
10 1 (1.56%) Sophos
10 1 (1.56%) Toshiba
Warrington, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £17000 - £19000 per annum + training
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £15,000 to £17,500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago