The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 55 52 53
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 10 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.92% 1.92% 1.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.99% 7.69% 8.51%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 8
Average salary £22,000 £24,500 £20,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.20% +18.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £15,700 £22,650 £18,883
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,250 £25,100
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £27,500 £27,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +1.85%
Windows XP
North West

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

Operating Systems Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
77 130 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 14.78% 24.95% 17.94%
Number of salaries quoted 67 126 82
Average salary £28,500 £27,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.63% -1.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,350 £21,000 £19,100
10% offered a salary of more than £40,450 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 5 £22,000 -10.20%
Blackburn - 2 £13,250 -
Chorley - 1 £22,000 -
Windows XP
North West

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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
3 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
4 12 (63.16%) MS Office
4 12 (63.16%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (57.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (47.37%) Windows 7
6 9 (47.37%) MS Exchange
6 9 (47.37%) HP
7 8 (42.11%) Citrix
7 8 (42.11%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (36.84%) VMware
8 7 (36.84%) Windows 8
9 6 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (31.58%) Firewall
9 6 (31.58%) SQL
9 6 (31.58%) ITIL
10 5 (26.32%) Dell
10 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
10 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (26.32%) Blackberry
11 4 (21.05%) Cisco
11 4 (21.05%) MCP
11 4 (21.05%) HND
11 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
11 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (15.79%) vSphere
12 3 (15.79%) XenApp
12 3 (15.79%) XenServer

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 9 (47.37%) MS Exchange
2 8 (42.11%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (63.16%) 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%) VPN
3 3 (15.79%) LAN
3 3 (15.79%) VoIP
3 3 (15.79%) WAN
3 3 (15.79%) SAN
4 1 (5.26%) ADSL
4 1 (5.26%) DHCP
4 1 (5.26%) Ethernet
4 1 (5.26%) DNS
4 1 (5.26%) SSL
4 1 (5.26%) VLAN
4 1 (5.26%) Wireless
4 1 (5.26%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support
2 2 (10.53%) Service Desk Technician
3 1 (5.26%) Service Desk Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Technician
3 1 (5.26%) Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Support Technician
3 1 (5.26%) Service Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (5.26%) Field Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) IT Director
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Blackberry
2 2 (10.53%) CCTV
2 2 (10.53%) iPhone
3 1 (5.26%) iSeries
3 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (63.16%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (57.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (47.37%) Windows 7
5 7 (36.84%) Windows 8
6 3 (15.79%) AIX
6 3 (15.79%) Linux
7 2 (10.53%) Mac OS
8 1 (5.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) ITIL
2 3 (15.79%) Change Management
2 3 (15.79%) Migration
3 2 (10.53%) Time Management
4 1 (5.26%) Service Management
4 1 (5.26%) Information Security
4 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft 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%) A+ Certification
4 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (73.68%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.79%) vSphere
2 3 (15.79%) XenApp
2 3 (15.79%) XenServer
3 2 (10.53%) Terminal Services
3 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
1 1 (5.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
2 9 (47.37%) HP
3 8 (42.11%) Citrix
4 7 (36.84%) VMware
5 5 (26.32%) Dell
6 4 (21.05%) Cisco
7 3 (15.79%) NetApp
8 1 (5.26%) WatchGuard
8 1 (5.26%) Draytek
8 1 (5.26%) IBM
8 1 (5.26%) Avaya
8 1 (5.26%) McAfee
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