The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Durham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 19 - 24
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 4 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 4.65% - 3.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.79% - 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Average salary - - £20,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £26,000 £27,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -3.70%
Windows XP
North East

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

Operating Systems Category
Durham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
29 29 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 33.72% 37.18% 29.06%
Number of salaries quoted 13 24 31
Average salary £25,500 £45,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.33% +57.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £27,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £33,650 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

Windows XP
Salary Trend in Durham

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

Windows XP Salary Trend in Durham

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Durham 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Windows 7
3 4 (44.44%) VocaLink
3 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
3 4 (44.44%) Mentoring
3 4 (44.44%) Coaching
3 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (44.44%) XML
3 4 (44.44%) Tandem
3 4 (44.44%) Banking
3 4 (44.44%) Retail
3 4 (44.44%) Cryptography
3 4 (44.44%) QA
3 4 (44.44%) Linux
3 4 (44.44%) ATM
3 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
3 4 (44.44%) IBM
3 4 (44.44%) C#
3 4 (44.44%) C++
3 4 (44.44%) COBOL
3 4 (44.44%) Java
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) J2EE
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 4 (44.44%) DB2
3 4 (44.44%) HP
3 4 (44.44%) NCR
3 4 (44.44%) PL/1
3 4 (44.44%) EMV

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Durham 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 2 (22.22%) IBM Notes
2 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
2 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (44.44%) BASE24
2 1 (11.11%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) ATM
1 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
1 4 (44.44%) DB2
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
1 4 (44.44%) Banking
1 4 (44.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Technical Specialist
1 4 (44.44%) Senior Technical Specialist
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Service Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Desktop Support
3 2 (22.22%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Customer Service Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Customer Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) J2EE
1 4 (44.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) EMV
1 4 (44.44%) Mainframe
1 4 (44.44%) Tandem
1 4 (44.44%) Cryptography
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Windows 7
3 4 (44.44%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 2000
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Change Management
1 4 (44.44%) Mentoring
1 4 (44.44%) Coaching
2 2 (22.22%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) Requirements Management
3 1 (11.11%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C#
1 4 (44.44%) C++
1 4 (44.44%) COBOL
1 4 (44.44%) Java
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
1 4 (44.44%) PL/1
1 4 (44.44%) JCL
1 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
2 1 (11.11%) VBScript
2 1 (11.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) ISO 8583
1 4 (44.44%) QA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
1 4 (44.44%) IBM
1 4 (44.44%) HP
1 4 (44.44%) NCR
1 4 (44.44%) VocaLink
2 3 (33.33%) Altiris
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Northgate
3 2 (22.22%) Lotus
4 1 (11.11%) Sophos
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix