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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 88 89 83
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 32 29 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.97% 1.69% 2.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.38% 6.94% 7.21%
Number of salaries quoted 23 25 36
Average salary £23,500 £30,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.66% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £19,600 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,700 £37,300 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £25,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+3.92% -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
382 418 555
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.55% 24.34% 30.82%
Number of salaries quoted 300 309 446
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 £23,500 £22,000
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 22 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 22 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 - 11 £21,000 -
Runcorn - 10 £23,000 -
Warrington +6 4 £26,750 +13.82%
Knutsford -3 3 £22,000 -37.14% 1
Wilmslow -5 1 £39,000 +30.00%
Windows XP
North West

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 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 50 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (72.00%) Active Directory
3 22 (44.00%) Windows 7
4 20 (40.00%) ITIL
5 17 (34.00%) VPN
6 16 (32.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (30.00%) Microsoft
8 14 (28.00%) MS Office
8 14 (28.00%) MS Excel
9 12 (24.00%) Citrix
9 12 (24.00%) VMware
10 11 (22.00%) DNS
10 11 (22.00%) DHCP
11 10 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (20.00%) Terminal Server
11 10 (20.00%) Incident Management
11 10 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
12 9 (18.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (18.00%) ITIL V3
12 9 (18.00%) Finance
12 9 (18.00%) SLA
12 9 (18.00%) MCSE
13 8 (16.00%) MCSA
13 8 (16.00%) TCP/IP
13 8 (16.00%) Business Continuity
13 8 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
13 8 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
14 7 (14.00%) VLAN
14 7 (14.00%) Wireless
14 7 (14.00%) Risk Management

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 5 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (6.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 14 (28.00%) MS Office
1 14 (28.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 17 (34.00%) VPN
2 11 (22.00%) DNS
2 11 (22.00%) DHCP
3 8 (16.00%) TCP/IP
4 7 (14.00%) VLAN
4 7 (14.00%) Wireless
5 6 (12.00%) WAN
5 6 (12.00%) LAN
6 5 (10.00%) Firewall
6 5 (10.00%) VoIP
6 5 (10.00%) DMZ
7 2 (4.00%) SAN
8 1 (2.00%) iSCSI
8 1 (2.00%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Subversion
1 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (18.00%) Finance
2 6 (12.00%) Financial Institution
2 6 (12.00%) Retail
3 4 (8.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.00%) Local Government
4 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (38.00%) Analyst
2 16 (32.00%) Service Analyst
2 16 (32.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 12 (24.00%) Support Engineer
4 9 (18.00%) IT Support
5 8 (16.00%) 1st Line Support
6 7 (14.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 7 (14.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (10.00%) IT Support Technician
7 5 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (10.00%) Support Technician
8 4 (8.00%) Desktop Support
8 4 (8.00%) IT Support Engineer
9 3 (6.00%) Desktop Team Leader
9 3 (6.00%) Support Team Leader
9 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 3 (6.00%) Desktop Support Team Leader
9 3 (6.00%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (6.00%) Support Analyst
9 3 (6.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (4.00%) .NET
2 1 (2.00%) jQuery
2 1 (2.00%) JSON
2 1 (2.00%) HTML
2 1 (2.00%) Web Services
2 1 (2.00%) XML
2 1 (2.00%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.00%) EPoS
2 4 (8.00%) Thin Client
2 4 (8.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 50 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (44.00%) Windows 7
3 16 (32.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
5 9 (18.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (12.00%) Windows 8
8 5 (10.00%) Android
8 5 (10.00%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.00%) Windows Vista
9 1 (2.00%) AIX
9 1 (2.00%) Linux
9 1 (2.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.00%) ITIL
2 10 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 9 (18.00%) ITIL V3
4 8 (16.00%) Business Continuity
4 8 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (14.00%) Risk Management
6 6 (12.00%) Customer Engagement
7 5 (10.00%) Line Management
8 3 (6.00%) Information Security
8 3 (6.00%) PRINCE2
8 3 (6.00%) Coaching
9 2 (4.00%) Mentoring
9 2 (4.00%) Programme Management
9 2 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (4.00%) Process Management
9 2 (4.00%) Service Delivery
9 2 (4.00%) Business Analysis
9 2 (4.00%) Web Development
9 2 (4.00%) Unit Testing
10 1 (2.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
2 2 (4.00%) SQL
2 2 (4.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (2.00%) Objective-C
3 1 (2.00%) C
3 1 (2.00%) C++
3 1 (2.00%) Java
3 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (18.00%) MCSE
3 8 (16.00%) MCSA
4 5 (10.00%) Degree
4 5 (10.00%) MCITP
5 4 (8.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (8.00%) CCNA
5 4 (8.00%) MCP
5 4 (8.00%) HND
6 3 (6.00%) MCTS
7 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.00%) MCDST
7 1 (2.00%) PMP
7 1 (2.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.00%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (72.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (20.00%) Terminal Server
3 8 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (6.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.00%) vCloud
5 1 (2.00%) vSphere
5 1 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) SCCM
2 1 (2.00%) SCOM
2 1 (2.00%) WSUS
2 1 (2.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 15 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (24.00%) Citrix
2 12 (24.00%) VMware
3 7 (14.00%) Cisco
4 6 (12.00%) Oracle
5 5 (10.00%) Avaya
5 5 (10.00%) Juniper
6 4 (8.00%) Symantec
6 4 (8.00%) HP
7 3 (6.00%) Dell
8 1 (2.00%) ProCurve
8 1 (2.00%) EMC
Northwich, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
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Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
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