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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 94 92 108
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +16
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 25 23 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.40% 1.33% 1.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.80% 4.52% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 18 20 25
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 £21,975 £15,250
10% offered a salary of more than £33,850 £33,000 £31,400
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £28,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Operating Systems Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
431 509 630
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.21% 29.42% 27.25%
Number of salaries quoted 336 435 553
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,300 £22,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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 25 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 25 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 -1 15 £23,500 - 2
Knutsford +6 4 £22,250 +1.13%
Runcorn +4 3 - -
Windows XP
North West

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 54 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 30 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 29 (53.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (48.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 26 (48.15%) MS Exchange
6 23 (42.59%) Active Directory
6 23 (42.59%) MCSE
6 23 (42.59%) MS Office
6 23 (42.59%) Windows 7
7 22 (40.74%) MCP
7 22 (40.74%) MS Excel
8 20 (37.04%) ITIL
8 20 (37.04%) Windows Server 2012
9 19 (35.19%) TCP/IP
9 19 (35.19%) Finance
9 19 (35.19%) VMware
10 18 (33.33%) MCSA
11 17 (31.48%) VPN
11 17 (31.48%) Exchange Server 2007
12 15 (27.78%) MCITP
12 15 (27.78%) DNS
12 15 (27.78%) DHCP
13 13 (24.07%) Windows 8
13 13 (24.07%) Cisco
13 13 (24.07%) Linux
14 12 (22.22%) HP
14 12 (22.22%) LAN
14 12 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
15 11 (20.37%) WAN

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 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 26 (48.15%) MS Exchange
2 17 (31.48%) Exchange Server 2007
3 10 (18.52%) IIS
4 8 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (7.41%) SharePoint
7 3 (5.56%) Apache
7 3 (5.56%) Site Server
8 2 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 23 (42.59%) MS Office
2 22 (40.74%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (35.19%) TCP/IP
2 17 (31.48%) VPN
3 15 (27.78%) DNS
3 15 (27.78%) DHCP
4 12 (22.22%) LAN
5 11 (20.37%) WAN
6 9 (16.67%) SAN
6 9 (16.67%) Firewall
7 3 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (5.56%) NAS
7 3 (5.56%) Broadband
8 2 (3.70%) Structured Cabling
9 1 (1.85%) Wireless
9 1 (1.85%) VoIP
9 1 (1.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.37%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.70%) MySQL
General
1 19 (35.19%) Finance
2 5 (9.26%) Back Office
3 3 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (5.56%) Legal
3 3 (5.56%) Retail
4 1 (1.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (27.78%) Support Engineer
1 15 (27.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 15 (27.78%) IT Support
2 12 (22.22%) IT Support Engineer
3 8 (14.81%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (12.96%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) IT Administrator
6 5 (9.26%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 5 (9.26%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
6 5 (9.26%) Administrator
6 5 (9.26%) Analyst
6 5 (9.26%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (7.41%) Support Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (7.41%) Storage Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Senior IT Support
8 3 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Senior Support Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) Replication
2 4 (7.41%) Blackberry
3 3 (5.56%) EPoS
3 3 (5.56%) Kindle
4 2 (3.70%) iPhone
5 1 (1.85%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 54 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (53.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (48.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (42.59%) Windows 7
5 20 (37.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (24.07%) Windows 8
6 13 (24.07%) Linux
7 9 (16.67%) Windows 2000
7 9 (16.67%) UNIX
8 6 (11.11%) AIX
9 5 (9.26%) Windows NT
9 5 (9.26%) zOS
9 5 (9.26%) MVS
10 3 (5.56%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (3.70%) Android
12 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.04%) ITIL
2 8 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (11.11%) Migration
4 5 (9.26%) Configuration Management
4 5 (9.26%) Performance Management
4 5 (9.26%) Data Migration
4 5 (9.26%) Capacity Management
5 4 (7.41%) Problem Management
6 3 (5.56%) Software Testing
6 3 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (1.85%) Logistics
7 1 (1.85%) Change Management
7 1 (1.85%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (42.59%) MCSE
3 22 (40.74%) MCP
4 18 (33.33%) MCSA
5 15 (27.78%) MCITP
6 9 (16.67%) MCTS
6 9 (16.67%) CCNA
6 9 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.85%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.85%) BC Cleared
8 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.52%) SLA
2 4 (7.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (5.56%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (42.59%) Active Directory
2 12 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (18.52%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.56%) Terminal Services
4 3 (5.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 3 (5.56%) VMware Server
5 2 (3.70%) XenApp
5 2 (3.70%) XenServer
5 2 (3.70%) vSphere
6 1 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (9.26%) Tivoli
1 5 (9.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (3.70%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 36 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 19 (35.19%) VMware
3 13 (24.07%) Cisco
4 12 (22.22%) HP
5 8 (14.81%) Dell
6 7 (12.96%) Citrix
7 4 (7.41%) Juniper
7 4 (7.41%) ProCurve
7 4 (7.41%) Apple
8 3 (5.56%) EMC
9 2 (3.70%) Oracle
9 2 (3.70%) Symantec
10 1 (1.85%) McAfee
10 1 (1.85%) Sophos
10 1 (1.85%) Toshiba
10 1 (1.85%) SonicWALL
10 1 (1.85%) Draytek
10 1 (1.85%) NetApp
Warrington, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: Yesterday