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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 29 19 36
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +17
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 4 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 2.38% 4.96% 0.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.78% 20.00% 2.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 1
Average salary £22,250 £38,250 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.83% +15.90%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -
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
59 30 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 35.12% 24.79% 19.57%
Number of salaries quoted 46 29 34
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £19,875 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,200 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 28 August 2014, 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%) ITIL
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) SAN
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco
3 5 (62.50%) HP
4 4 (50.00%) Dell
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (50.00%) Windows 2000
4 4 (50.00%) LAN
4 4 (50.00%) SLA
5 3 (37.50%) DNS
5 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
5 3 (37.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (37.50%) Finance
5 3 (37.50%) Migration
5 3 (37.50%) Replication
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (37.50%) Juniper
5 3 (37.50%) Problem Management
5 3 (37.50%) Performance Management
5 3 (37.50%) Data Migration
5 3 (37.50%) ProCurve
5 3 (37.50%) NAS
5 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (37.50%) Capacity Management
5 3 (37.50%) Windows 8
5 3 (37.50%) Windows NT
5 3 (37.50%) WAN

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 3 (37.50%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) SAN
2 4 (50.00%) LAN
3 3 (37.50%) DNS
3 3 (37.50%) NAS
3 3 (37.50%) WAN
3 3 (37.50%) DHCP
3 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (12.50%) VPN
4 1 (12.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Storage Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) IT Support
2 2 (25.00%) Senior IT Support
2 2 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Replication
2 1 (12.50%) iPhone
2 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 2000
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 8
3 3 (37.50%) Windows NT
3 3 (37.50%) AIX
3 3 (37.50%) zOS
3 3 (37.50%) MVS
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
2 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 3 (37.50%) Problem Management
2 3 (37.50%) Performance Management
2 3 (37.50%) Data Migration
2 3 (37.50%) Capacity Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Security
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (37.50%) MCSE
2 3 (37.50%) MCP
2 3 (37.50%) CCNA
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (12.50%) BC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) SLA
2 3 (37.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Tivoli
1 3 (37.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco
1 5 (62.50%) HP
2 4 (50.00%) Dell
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Juniper
3 3 (37.50%) ProCurve
3 3 (37.50%) EMC
3 3 (37.50%) Apple
4 1 (12.50%) Toshiba
4 1 (12.50%) McAfee
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix