The first table below looks at the demand for Windows XP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Chester region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 40 55 39
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -16
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 5 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 1.86% 0.49% 0.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.16% 2.22% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 1
Average salary £27,000 £39,000 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.76% +105.26%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £26,500 £26,500
% change year-on-year
-5.66% -
Operating Systems Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
38 90 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 14.13% 21.84% 33.90%
Number of salaries quoted 24 49 53
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £36,100 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows XP
Cheshire

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Windows XP
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Chester region.

Windows XP Salary Trend in Chester

Windows XP
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Chester region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Windows XP Salary Histogram in Chester

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (50.00%) Site Server
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (50.00%) HP
3 3 (50.00%) CCNA
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) IIS
3 3 (50.00%) MS Office
3 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (50.00%) LAN
3 3 (50.00%) WAN
3 3 (50.00%) VPN
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Server
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 3 (50.00%) Site Server
1 3 (50.00%) IIS
1 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
1 3 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (50.00%) LAN
1 3 (50.00%) WAN
1 3 (50.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MSI
1 2 (33.33%) InstallShield
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) IT Support Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 3 (50.00%) IT Support
1 3 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Support Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Packager
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Server
3 1 (16.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) HP
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) Symantec