The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank - 29 34
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 0 12 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester - 5.11% 6.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 22.64% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 14
Average salary - £26,750 £20,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +30.48%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-5.66% -3.63%
Windows XP
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Operating Systems Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
43 53 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 17.48% 22.55% 18.67%
Number of salaries quoted 24 37 37
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% +53.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £29,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) IIS
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Site Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (100.00%) IIS
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Site Server
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Support Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 3 (100.00%) IT Support Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) IT Support
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) VMware