The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 29 28 31
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 5 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 3.47% 2.90% 1.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.23% 8.00% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 2
Average salary £37,500 £22,250 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+68.53% +1.13%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,500 £28,000
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -8.92%
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 Knutsford region.

Operating Systems Category
Knutsford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
26 50 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 18.06% 36.23% 24.14%
Number of salaries quoted 26 35 40
Average salary £42,500 £34,750 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.30% -19.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £29,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £53,500 £52,500
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 Knutsford

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

Windows XP
Salary Trend in Knutsford

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

Windows XP Salary Trend in Knutsford

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Knutsford 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (87.50%) HP
2 7 (87.50%) ITIL
3 6 (75.00%) Citrix
4 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (62.50%) Symantec
5 4 (50.00%) Risk Management
5 4 (50.00%) Migration
5 4 (50.00%) VMware
5 4 (50.00%) Backup Exec
5 4 (50.00%) SAN
5 4 (50.00%) EMC
5 4 (50.00%) SQL
5 4 (50.00%) DNS
5 4 (50.00%) MCSE
5 4 (50.00%) LAN
5 4 (50.00%) WAN
5 4 (50.00%) DHCP
5 4 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (50.00%) Strategic Planning
5 4 (50.00%) Project Planning
5 4 (50.00%) Degree
5 4 (50.00%) WSUS
5 4 (50.00%) Problem Management
5 4 (50.00%) SCCM
5 4 (50.00%) iSCSI
5 4 (50.00%) ProCurve
5 4 (50.00%) vSphere
5 4 (50.00%) VMware ESXi

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Knutsford 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 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) LAN
1 4 (50.00%) WAN
1 4 (50.00%) DHCP
1 4 (50.00%) DNS
1 4 (50.00%) SAN
1 4 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (12.50%) Broadband
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) IT Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Service Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) EMC VNX
2 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
3 1 (12.50%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 4 (50.00%) Migration
2 4 (50.00%) Strategic Planning
2 4 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 4 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 4 (50.00%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 4 (50.00%) MCSE
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) vSphere
1 4 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
1 4 (50.00%) vCloud
2 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (12.50%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Backup Exec
1 4 (50.00%) WSUS
1 4 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (87.50%) HP
3 6 (75.00%) Citrix
4 5 (62.50%) Symantec
5 4 (50.00%) EMC
5 4 (50.00%) VMware
5 4 (50.00%) ProCurve
6 3 (37.50%) Dell
7 1 (12.50%) Cisco
7 1 (12.50%) Sophos
7 1 (12.50%) Apple