The first table below looks at the demand for Windows XP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 25 July 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 Lancashire region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 51 48 51
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 11 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.36% 2.27% 1.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.41% 9.02% 9.86%
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 7
Average salary £25,500 £24,500 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.08% +13.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £23,000 £18,511
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £31,100
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £28,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Operating Systems Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
82 122 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 17.60% 25.21% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 72 110 61
Average salary £30,000 £29,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +9.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £21,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows XP
North West

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Windows XP
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Windows XP Salary Trend in Lancashire

Windows XP
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Windows XP Salary Histogram in Lancashire

Windows XP
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston +3 6 £27,250 +11.22% 2
Blackpool +2 1 £23,000 -
Windows XP
North West

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (73.68%) Active Directory
2 14 (73.68%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (68.42%) MS Office
4 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
5 10 (52.63%) Citrix
5 10 (52.63%) MS Exchange
5 10 (52.63%) HP
5 10 (52.63%) Windows 7
6 9 (47.37%) VMware
6 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (42.11%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (31.58%) Linux
8 6 (31.58%) ITIL
8 6 (31.58%) SQL
8 6 (31.58%) Firewall
9 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (26.32%) A+ Certification
9 5 (26.32%) Blackberry
9 5 (26.32%) Dell
9 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
9 5 (26.32%) Windows 8
10 4 (21.05%) vSphere
10 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (21.05%) XenApp
10 4 (21.05%) Windows Vista
10 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
10 4 (21.05%) Cisco

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 10 (52.63%) MS Exchange
2 8 (42.11%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (5.26%) WordPress
5 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (5.26%) CMS
5 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (68.42%) MS Office
2 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) Firewall
2 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
3 3 (15.79%) LAN
3 3 (15.79%) WAN
3 3 (15.79%) SAN
4 1 (5.26%) ADSL
4 1 (5.26%) IPsec
4 1 (5.26%) SSH
4 1 (5.26%) VLAN
4 1 (5.26%) DHCP
4 1 (5.26%) Ethernet
4 1 (5.26%) PBX
4 1 (5.26%) VoIP
4 1 (5.26%) VPN
4 1 (5.26%) DNS
4 1 (5.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) MS Access
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.26%) Grunt
General
1 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support
2 2 (10.53%) Support Technician
2 2 (10.53%) IT Support
2 2 (10.53%) Service Desk Technician
3 1 (5.26%) Service Desk Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Service Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (5.26%) Developer
3 1 (5.26%) Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (5.26%) IT Director
3 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Technician
3 1 (5.26%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
1 1 (5.26%) CSS
1 1 (5.26%) HTML5
1 1 (5.26%) CSS3
1 1 (5.26%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Blackberry
2 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) iSeries
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) AS400
3 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (73.68%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (52.63%) Windows 7
4 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (31.58%) Linux
6 5 (26.32%) Windows 8
7 4 (21.05%) Windows Vista
8 3 (15.79%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) ITIL
2 3 (15.79%) Change Management
2 3 (15.79%) Migration
3 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.26%) Information Security
3 1 (5.26%) Web Development
3 1 (5.26%) Progressive Enhancement
3 1 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (5.26%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (26.32%) A+ Certification
2 4 (21.05%) MCP
2 4 (21.05%) HND
3 3 (15.79%) MCSE
3 3 (15.79%) MCSA
3 3 (15.79%) CCNA
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (15.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (73.68%) Active Directory
2 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (21.05%) XenApp
2 4 (21.05%) vSphere
3 3 (15.79%) XenServer
3 3 (15.79%) Terminal Services
4 2 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
1 1 (5.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
2 10 (52.63%) HP
2 10 (52.63%) Citrix
3 9 (47.37%) VMware
4 5 (26.32%) Dell
5 4 (21.05%) Cisco
6 3 (15.79%) NetApp
7 2 (10.53%) Avaya
8 1 (5.26%) IBM
8 1 (5.26%) Nortel
8 1 (5.26%) McAfee
8 1 (5.26%) WatchGuard
8 1 (5.26%) Draytek