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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 44 48 50
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows XP 13 9 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.87% 2.11% 2.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.50% 11.25% 12.38%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 9
Average salary £32,000 £25,500 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.49% +18.60%
UK excluding London average salary £27,000 £25,000 £27,000
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -7.40%
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
104 80 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 22.96% 18.74% 21.38%
Number of salaries quoted 88 74 89
Average salary £37,500 £28,669 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.80% +14.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £37,500 £40,500
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 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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 2015. 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
Chorley - 9 £26,000 -
Burnley - 2 £30,000 -
Windows XP
North West

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (65.52%) Office 365
3 17 (58.62%) Microsoft
4 16 (55.17%) VMware
5 15 (51.72%) Active Directory
5 15 (51.72%) TCP/IP
5 15 (51.72%) MS Exchange
5 15 (51.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (44.83%) Windows Vista
6 13 (44.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (44.83%) Ethernet
6 13 (44.83%) DNS
7 12 (41.38%) Citrix
7 12 (41.38%) Migration
7 12 (41.38%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (37.93%) NAS
8 11 (37.93%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (37.93%) DHCP
8 11 (37.93%) MCSE
8 11 (37.93%) MS Excel
8 11 (37.93%) MS Office
9 9 (31.03%) VoIP
9 9 (31.03%) DECT
9 9 (31.03%) Internet
9 9 (31.03%) SLA
9 9 (31.03%) Resource Management
9 9 (31.03%) Life Science
9 9 (31.03%) Service Delivery
9 9 (31.03%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (31.03%) Telecoms

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 15 (51.72%) MS Exchange
2 9 (31.03%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (6.90%) Lync
3 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (37.93%) MS Office
1 11 (37.93%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 19 (65.52%) Office 365
2 2 (6.90%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 15 (51.72%) TCP/IP
2 13 (44.83%) DNS
2 13 (44.83%) Ethernet
3 11 (37.93%) DHCP
3 11 (37.93%) NAS
4 9 (31.03%) VoIP
4 9 (31.03%) DECT
4 9 (31.03%) iSCSI
4 9 (31.03%) Internet
5 6 (20.69%) LAN
6 4 (13.79%) ADSL
6 4 (13.79%) Broadband
6 4 (13.79%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (6.90%) Network Security
7 2 (6.90%) Firewall
7 2 (6.90%) SAN
7 2 (6.90%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (31.03%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.34%) Finance
3 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Project Manager
2 7 (24.14%) Infrastructure Manager
3 6 (20.69%) IT Operations Manager
3 6 (20.69%) Operations Manager
3 6 (20.69%) Junior
4 5 (17.24%) Support Manager
4 5 (17.24%) Junior Project Manager
4 5 (17.24%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (13.79%) Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 4 (13.79%) Support Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support Manager
7 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support Manager
7 2 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) IT Support
7 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
7 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (51.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (44.83%) Windows Vista
3 13 (44.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (27.59%) Windows 8
5 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (6.90%) UNIX
6 2 (6.90%) Linux
6 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Migration
2 9 (31.03%) Software Deployment
2 9 (31.03%) Service Desk Management
2 9 (31.03%) Performance Monitoring
2 9 (31.03%) Service Delivery
2 9 (31.03%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (31.03%) Resource Management
2 9 (31.03%) Performance Management
3 2 (6.90%) Data Protection
3 2 (6.90%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (6.90%) Data Security
3 2 (6.90%) ITIL
3 2 (6.90%) BCP
3 2 (6.90%) Business Continuity
3 2 (6.90%) Project Planning
3 2 (6.90%) Service Management
3 2 (6.90%) Software Licensing
4 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.45%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 11 (37.93%) MCSE
1 11 (37.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (27.59%) SC Cleared
2 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.90%) MCP
3 2 (6.90%) MCTS
3 2 (6.90%) MCITP
3 2 (6.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (31.03%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (51.72%) Active Directory
2 12 (41.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (13.79%) vSphere
4 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.90%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) SCCM
1 2 (6.90%) SCOM
1 2 (6.90%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 17 (58.62%) Microsoft
2 16 (55.17%) VMware
3 12 (41.38%) Citrix
4 7 (24.14%) Juniper
5 4 (13.79%) NetApp
5 4 (13.79%) Cisco
6 2 (6.90%) Sophos
6 2 (6.90%) Avaya
6 2 (6.90%) HP
6 2 (6.90%) Dell